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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 18, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas Unicorn band adds to win Page 3A New Braunfels Herald New Texas Thursday April 25 Cents 20 Pages2 Sections ures take nosedive 12 10 WASHINGTON AP The economy grew at an anemic annual rate of percent in the first three months of the the government said The even more sluggish than first was the slowest in more than two The Commerce Departments new estimate of growth so far this year compared to an initial projection of percent made a month before the first quarter had Not since the last three months of when the economy was beginning its climb out of the 198182 has the gross national the broadest measure of economic grown so When the initial first quarter forecast was many economists said they believed the government was overstating the weakness in the economy and predicted the growth calculation would be revised possibly to 4 Since that a string of other business barometers have confirmed that the economy performed very sluggishly in the first three months of the The percent growth pace compared to a percent rate turned in during the final three months of 1984 and was the meekest since the percent annual rate registered for the last quarter of For all of last the GNP grew the best performance in more than three The Reagan administration is predicting growth this year will reach But given the weak many private economists feel the country will be lucky to achieve a growth rate of between 3 percent and percent about half last The consequence of the slower growth could well be rising unemployment and a socalled growth some economists are A See Page 12A 1963 1185 4th 1st 2d 3d 4th 1st2d 3d 4th 1st The latest GNP figures were the worst since 1982 The birds Humane Society raps pigeon kill By LILLIAN THOMAS Staff writer The Humane Society of New Braunfels and of the United States reacted unfavorably to the large number of pigeons that were poisoned Sunday and died near the public boat ramp under IH We are opposed to the poisoning of Field Investigator Bernard Weller with the Humane Society of the United States office in Corpus The problem with poison is that it is not selective and many wild birds and endangered birds of might get ahold of this It has a residual effect in the Weller Whoever is doing this might be in trouble with the fish and He said in cases where the animals being poisoned have constituted a public health then those doing it are protected under the Dittlinger which contracted the licenced pest control agency that did the is under Federal Food and Drug standards that mean that keeping pigeon droppings out of the grain could be construed as a public health See Page 12A Sea of flowers From the angle of this this car looks like its driving through an ocean of wildflowers as it heads south on River Road to the Loop 337 stop Better winter rains have provided a much Teenager indicted in assault By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer A 17yearold local high school student was indicted for aggravated assault by a Comal County Grand Jury The indictment against Jesus Jesse Lopez of 919 Comal was handed down in con nection with a March 26 hitandrun Lopez is accused of striking Johnny with a 1977 Mercury in the 1400 block of West San Antonio A temporary injunction was issued by 274th District Court Judge Fred Moore on April 4 to keep Martinez and Lopez away from each other until a pending damage suit in volving the hitandrun incident is Three of the 11 indictments returned Thursday were re indictments from the March 20 Grand Jury Rudy Her and Jesse both of San were reindicted for capital in connection with the March 7 ganglandstyle shooting of five Mexican nationals off FM Victor Manuel Serrano of San Luis died from his He was shot once in the improved crop of wildflowers along area highways this A trashy event Hernandez and Garibay allegedly offered all five a ride from San An tonio to Denton for a nominal The shootings occurred off FM 1863 See GRAND Page 12A City cleanup brings in almost 700 tons of garbage At the halfway point of the city wide garbage crews have picked up almost 700 tons of garbage that had been gathering in back and store For four weeks this street crews on Monday and Tuesday are following eight garbage routes around town picking up extra junk that hasnt yet made its way to the With four more areas to crews have trucked 240 loads to the landfill to total said public works director Fred And thats a lighter load than he Weve been real he Its gone real well ex ceptionally The citizens are exceptionally cooperative and had all their trash out by and weve been real Ryden said the departments front end loaders have gathered hot water com and loose The most unusual item crews have been met with was a bath and there have been about six of those so The next two sections to be covered are north of Common between Landa and the Guadalupe River Monday and south of Common between Seguin AvenueFM 725 and the Guadalupe River Crews will pick up wood old dog ice lawn and general lawn They wont pick up old care tran tree or All limbs should be tied in bundles and all trash should be on the street by a the day of the For those items crews wont pick the citycounty landfill is offering free admission Saturday and again on April Residents must show proof of city residency between and Water Watch Comal cfs down 4 Canyon 455 cfs down 471 Canyon Dam outflow cfs Isamel Edwardi down Canyon Lake down Todays Weather Comal County forecast calls for partly cloudy skies with increasing cloudiness tonight and Theres a 20 percent chance of afternoon thun derstorms on Winds will be from the southeast near 15 mph decreasing to 1015 mph First days in space hard to stomach Garn CAPE AP Jake who volunteered to help scientists study space motion said during an inspace news conference today that he was indeed ill during his first two days aboard the shuttle also said the job of his crewmates in trying to salvage a dead satellite showed the professionalism of space agency planners and astronauts and demonstrated that man is needed in Garn is chairman of an ap propriations subcommittee which oversees NASAs He said he didnt feel good the first two but that he did ex periments to help determine why nearly half the shuttle astronauts have suffered periods of space motion The crew members did not revive the through no fault of their and had to abandon it as an million space The news conference was held on Discoverys final full day in Landing at the Kennedy Space Center here is scheduled for EST Syncom could not be fixed because the power snitch which Mission Control thought was in the wrong position was noty at And the astronauts had concentrated on moving that Crew member Rhea Seddon said she gave the switch two good raps with the handmade tools on the end of the 50foot robot but that it didnt It was a big disappointment after we had gone through that unplanned training and then not to have it come out the way you said Discovery commander Karol The sevenmember having asked for an extra day in were enjoying a relaxing completing packing to come home and The mission originally was scheduled for five days but was extended one day because of the saterllite repair effort and a second at the Newks Tennis Ranch is promoting and producing some of the best junior tennis players And when they say thats what they Thursday Page CANYON LAKE 5A CLASSIFIED 58B COMICS 4B CROSSWORD 12A DEARABBY 1B Hard to swallow Both the Astros and Rangers lost in extra innings The Dodgers Mike Marshall drove in the winning run to give LA a 10 while the Rangers lost 31 on a threerun homer in the bottom of the 10th after taking a 10 lead in the top half of that Details in DEATHS 3A HOROSCOPE 3B KALEIDOSCOPE IB OPINIONS 4A SCRAPBOOK 2B SPORTS 810A STOCKS 12A TV LISTINGS 4B WEATHER 3A
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