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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 28, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas Cougars top 84 Nuggets Game 5 Sunday Texas Baseball Braves Astros 2 rain delay A friend in need Child abuse victims to get help from new program By LILLIAN THOMAS Staff writer Child abuse victims in Comal County will soon have someone in their corner as they go through the legal system meant to protect Members of the Child Welfare Board an nounced Friday the beginning of a child advocacy program County Attorney Bill Reimer wrote the articles of incorporation for Comal County Child Advocacy and received the corporations nonprofit status this Child advocates may be appointed by the court or the prosecutor in abuse cases and will acquire information from the Department of Human Resources prosecutor and the Advocates will then make a written report back to the authorities and testify in a friend of the court capacity in any A victims advocate will also accompany him to any appointments so that a single person will guide the child through the process and be there solely for the In County Attorney Bill Reimer announced that his office has bought Spiderman comic books in which the comic book hero urges children to tell adults when sexual abuse The money came from Reimers hotcheck The comic books will be distributed through the public We have already contacted New Braunfels ISD Superintendent Charles and we hope to reach Comal ISD Superintendent Bill Brown next Reimer The Child Welfare Board is also printing 500 coloring books that will be used with abuse victims who will have to go to Reimer We got the idea from a coloring book project we saw from a different but we adapted it to our needs he The coloring book orients the child to a courtroom by showing pictures of a judge in a courthouse and a It in See Page IDA AND REMEMBER IF THIS ITS FAULT One of Spidermans messages to sexual abuse victims New Braunfels Herald New Texas Sunday April 50 Cents 66 Sections Furor sours Reagan trip WASHINGTON lAPi President Reagan leaves this week on a European trip that was designed to celebrate 40 years of peace and the spread of democracy but which has grown instead into an unwelcome reminder of a dark moment in human The American president will spend more than half of his 10day journey in West first to attend the annual summit conference of the seven major industrialized democracies in then to join his Chancellor Helmut for a state visit choreographed to display the harmony and allied strength of two oncebitter officials planned the trip as a showcase for Reagans commitent to human a theme to be stated and restated at each stop on the four nation He is to celebrate Europes reconciliation since the end of World War II just 40 years the development of democracy that followed harsh rightist dictatorships in Spain and Ponugal and point proudly to the prosperity the West can expect to enjoy while Communist East Europe remains bound by economic and political But a fundamental miscalculation about an event designed to symbolize the reconciliation with West Ger many has loosed a rolling thunder of criticism that overpowers all the Inside Water Watch Comal Canyon Canyon Dam outflow Edwards Canyon Lake lavel BUSINESS But the small military cemetery contains no American war Most of the Ger man troops who lie there fell the in Battle of the administrations best laid who likes to call himself West Germanys first postwar was stung by his exclusion a year ago from Allied ceremonies marking the 40th anniversary of the Normandy invasion that presaged the collapse of Nazi To avoid a similar em he used his prerogative as host of this years economic summit to bring the leadership of the great democracies together in West Germany the weekend before the 40th anniversary of the an nouncement on May that Germany had By winning Reagans acceptance of his invitation to stay on for a few Kohl assured himself he would not be subjected to the humiliation he and many Germans felt by last years See Page 10A 262 cfs down 8 575 els down 7 cfs same up samei Todays Weather Expect mostly cloudy skies through Monday with a 50 percent chance of thundershowers dropping to a 30 percent chance Winds will be from the southeast at 10 to 15 diminishing to 10 mph when the low drops to near Mondays high will be near Saturdays high was 84 and the was Sunset tonight will be Spring forward U youre wondering why youre an hour late jto church this mor the answer is You forgot to set your clock an hour forward Saturday Today marks the first day of Daylight Savings which means the sun wont set until 5A KALEIDOSCOPE 1iB SUSSiflEP 4319 OPINIONS 4A COMICS PUBUCfiECQRPS 78 SPQBTS Monica Gonzales isnt just being Her face is partially covered by her flying as she performs with the Compania De Danza OERYL CLARK HERALD ZEITUNG Folklorica at Fiesta The threeday festival ends Calendar of SA firm designing post office A new main post office in New Braunfels is in the but final delivery wont be before next BradleyMcChesney Architects of San Antonio has begun design work on the million to be built on a threeacre site on South Seguin Avenue next to the Sonic Construction is expected to begin in August and be completed in a The new post office will contain square Postmaster Kenneth Rheinlander said last year the Postal Service usually designs a building with a 10year estimate of community growth in Last postal officials originally recommended the new post office be built on mobile home park property on Highway 81 and Old McQueeney but later ran into some problems with the closing on that The Downtown Merchants Association and the Chamber of Commerce also voted to formally show their support of the Seguin Avenue and in October of officials with the Postal Service real estate division in Dallas said they had changed their original recom BradleyMcChesney Architects also specializes in educational and is currently working with Comal ISD and its million bond issue set for May DEATHS 3A WgATHfPi Teenage guerrilla Schoolgirl terrorist a hero in Vietnam HO CHI MINH Vietnam AP The United States would have branded Doan Thi Ahn Tuyet a classic Viet Cong terrorist a smiling Saigon schoolgirl who threw grenades and planted explosives to kill Americans and their South Vietnamese an army captain who stands well under 5 feet even with her elevated is an officially designated proudly recalling her Four medals are pinned to her olive green During the Vietnam Viet Cong urban guerrillas like herself normally appeared to the world in photographs and on television screens as sinewy types being led off to interrogation and prison or as corpses lying in the They were only or bodies without life or On a halfdozen of the survivors most of them graying and bemedalled were introduced to Western reporters as this former capital of South Vietnam prepared to mark the 10th an niversary of the communist triumph and the end of a bloody Tran Than deputy chief of the citys military also briefed reporters on the final days of the conflict and South Vietnams surrender on April The aging who took part in the last wielded a pointer to describe with the aid of a wallsized map how communist troops an nihilated the South Vietnamese divisions at Saigons gates and then See Page 10A Man injured in 281 crash A 25yearold San Antonio man was taken to Northeast Baptist Hospital Saturday night after a major onecar accident on Highway A hospital spokeswoman said Michael Joseph Nieman of 5935 Adalone Cove was but the full extent of his injuries had not been assessed as of press Hes alert and talking to By looking at he needs some she He hasnt been through Xray so 1 cant say if he has any broken bones or The Comal County Sheriffs See Page 10A Absentee voting begins Monday for bond election Absentee voting for Comal ISOs bond election on May 18 will begin and continue through May The million proposal calls for a new middle school to replace Canyon Middle and a new high school for the Smithson Valley The present Smithson Valley High School will become a middle school for Mountain Valley and Bulverde Bulverde Middle School will also be converted into an elementary campus for grades and the present Bulverde Elementary campus will become Bulverde Primary for kindergarten through second Items on the bond proposal will go before the voters as a Those patrons wishing to vote absentee may do so from 8 to Monday through Friday until May 14 at the Central Ad ministration Anyone holding a valid voters registration certificate who has lived in CISD at least 30 days prior to the May 18 election is eligible to
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