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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 12, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas                                DALLAS 752 scatter around Texas See below Comal River Canyon inflow Canyon Watch Edwards Aquifer Canyon Lake level 286 down 4 same down down Nation Princess Diana dazzles United States See Page 3A New Braunfels Herald Read about players of the page 5 j New Texas 221 Tuesday November 25 Cents 12 Pages Excommander claims to seize Liberia Liberia API A former commander of Liberias arm ed forces said In radio broadcasts to day that he had overthrown head of state Samuel Doe and con trol of the West African The patriotic forces have seized Our forces have completely surrounded the Samuel Doe Is In declared Thomas Quiwonkpa on Radio a private ly owned religious station in the Liberian An AP reporter said a twominute message including the same state ment was was being broadcast on the official He said dozens of civilians were dancing and shouting slogans in the and that some soldiers also were roaming the shooting in the air to He said shooting broke out about 5 11 CST at the presiden tial mansion and continued for up to two Soldiers loyal to backed by sur rounded the There was no other immediate evidence of resistance in the stores and offices were clos ed and most people were staying in their A telex inquiry to the Liberlan In formation Ministry in Monrovia aboiut whether Doe was still in con trol elicited the response Thomas The person on the other end of the line did not iden tify Quiwonkpa promised free and fair founded in 1847 by freed American held the first multi party elections in its history on who overthrew the entrench ed descendents of slaves in a bloody 1980 won the but there 18 wheeler turns over 18wheeler turned over north of Hunter The driver of an 18wheeler escaped serious injury after his rig ended up in a steep ditch on York Creek Hoad this Jim Pavticek was hauling gravel for Eilers Construction in Schulenburg when he said he swerved to dodge a deer and lost control of his rig about The truck rolled and landed upsidedown in a spilling all of the base material off the road Someone had pulled the driver from the truck through the wind shield by the time the New Braunfels Fire Department arriv A department spokesman said the driver had blood on his but refused to be transported to DERYL CLARK HERALD ZEITUNG the We really didnt stay out there very the spokesman It was one of those bad situations that turned out good this Inside Meetings Thunderstorms drench Texas New Braunfejs City Council will meet at tonJght at the City Hall council chambers and New Braunfels Planning and Zoning will meet at Wednesday in the City Hall council Todays weather Partly warm and windy to day with a 30 percent chance of High temperatures in the MS with tow temperatures tonight in the High Sunday was 72 and low JKM Sunset today will be Sunrise Wednesday will By TNE MStGMTf Mitt Thunderstorms drenched southeast Texas created ex tra headaches for residents in Whar Colorado and Fort Bend counties as the heavy rains caused flooding on major A flash flood warning for the three counties was lifted at the National Weather Service The forecast in the area called for a 50 percent chance of rain Several highways and streets re mained closed Monday evening in the three said a Wharton County sheriffs depart ment Several families living between Wharton and East Bernard were evacuated and taken to a shelter set up at East Bernard High said Wharton County Sheriff Rudy Fiftytwo patients of a Rosenburg nursing home had to spend the night at other nursing a hospital and at a Red Cross shelter in neighboring Richmond after flood waters flowed into the home and forc ed their officials We had to move them cause of the rising said Rosenberg firefighter David He said six inches of water had crept into the home as firemen sandbagged the buUding to prevent the three feet of water outside from coming The bedridden patients were taken to Poly Ryan Hospital in he Other patients were taken to the Autumn Hills nursing homes in Richmond and Sugarland and to the Red Cross shelter at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Bialas Tornadoes near Bonus and East Bernard in Wharton County were sighted Monday officials The only was to a small metal building that over turned near East a sheriffs dispatcher In Fort Bend sheriffs of fice said they had an unconfirmed report of a tornado touchdown near farmtomarket road 1952 in Tavener in the countys western Two other sightings were reported in the same authorities Fort Bend County Sheriffs dispat cher Denise Isenherg said no injuries were reported and the only damage was to a This was all from the same general Probably some small twisters touched down io that said Gary a National Weather Service meteorologist in Officials in Houston kept a close See Page 11A fogged down DERYL CLARK HERALD ZEJfUNG Pantermuehl of Post 35 puts away flags after they were flown downtown Monday for Veterans See page photo page were widespread charges of fraud from the opposing Quiwonkpa ordered his supporters to arrest all deputy ministers the former chief of staff of the armed forces of Henry all other officials of the deposed government of Samuel Doe and bring them to the executive mansion CISD awards building contract By DEBBIE Staff writar Sitting pretty in a brand new board Comal ISO trustees awarded a million contract for construction at four campuses to Falbo Com of San Antonio Monday CISD patrons passed a million bond issue last May that has now been divided into bid grouped together by needed con struction and geographical Bid Package which went to is composed of various addi tions at both Bulverde Moun tain Valley Elementary and Smithson Valley Middle School presently Smithson Valley High Of nine the lowest was Falbo with a base bid of said Mike McChesney with Bradley McChesney If he added the contract would begin to day with a due date of June McChesney said specific additions included in Package 1 are a gym with a covered walkway to the main and expansion to a full service kitchen at Bulverde Elemen tary six a new and renovation of the ex isting kitchen at Bulverde Middle six classrooms and additional restrooms at Smithson Valley and seven classrooms and additional restrooms at Mountain CISD had estimated the cost for Package 1 at Arlen director of Community said any surplus between the estimated and actual costs will be used to buy furniture for two new or to make up the difference if another bid package comes in higher than Sealed bids on Bid Packages 2 and 3 will be received on Package 2 will include renova tion at Frazier Goodwin Primary and Comal while Package 3 concerns addi tions and remodeling at Canyon High Construction of a new Smtthson Valley High School and a new Canyon Middle School was also authorized in last Mays bond The district is in the process of acquiring land for both new At Monday nights Brown said the district is days away from closing on a deal to buy acres of land at the intersection of Highway 46 and Smithson Valley Road for the new SVHS Laboratory results taken from two test wells in dicated the water supply there could adequately support the new McChesney also commended the proposed SVHS Its surprisingly level for that part of the I think it will make a great site for a high he But Browns update oo finding land for a new Canyon Middle School wasnt as Weve talked to five and of those we have one good he SEE   

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