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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 28, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas City Annual Cheer Fund gets underway See below f BOX 45A36 TX Have a happy Thanksgiving Local Teen Connection kicks off fundraising drive See Page 2A New Braunfels playoff e8A New Braunfels Herald New Texas Thursday November 231 25 Cents 28 Pages2 Sections S Four injured in three wrecks By LILLIAN THOMAS SUM writer Three separate accidents within an hour of each other sent four women to McKcnna Memorial Hospital Wednesday All four were treated and A pedestriancar accident at Guen thcr and West San Antonio sent yearold Molly Oarrasoo to McKenna at Kevin Clayton with New Braunfels She stepped out from the curt without Clayton said She is an employee at Mill Furgeson there and was crossing from he repair department back over lo the showroom when she was The driver of the Lee Alanis was not going but the street was slick and he could not Clayton A twocar accident at West San An tonio and Santa Clara sent IByear old Rosalinda and 20year old Sylvia to the hospital at 1 30 Sanchez was driving when she rear ended another car driven by Holly who was at tempting to the police report in dicated and Ortix hit the wind John Wommack with New firaunfels Police said Sanchez was taken to the hospital by private vehicle while Ortiz was transported by New Braunfcis the police report Also at Betty was transported to the hospital by New Braunfcis after she was in jured in an accident at Walnut and Krbens car was hit when another vehicle driven by Robert went through a red BJoxom was given a citation for running a red light Injured woman is readied for transportation to the hospital LESLIE NBU will give citizens early Annual Cheer Fund gets underway Christmas present Comal Countv wilh a By DEBBIE DeLOACH SAMAN DUKE Staff As the saying Christmas is a time for giving and the HeraldZeitung wants to give the community the op portunity to do just For the fourth straight the Herald is sponsoring its Christmas Cheer Fund to provide the less for tunate families of New Braunfels and DWI trial may move here LILLIAN THOMAS Staff writer A Travis County Commissioner may face a driving while intoxicated trial in Comal County on a change of The DWI case against Travis Coun ty Commissioner Bob Honts has already ended up in one hung jury in Travis and the special judge appointed in the case is looking for another county to have the case retried County CourtatLaw Judge Charles 31ackley said he was ap proached by special judge Bob Smith about changing the trial here with Blackley Concerns about the effect of the trial on the countys already busy docket were but officials indicated it was thought that the county should be Before I was willing to I spoke to Judge Fred We took into account the case load Bas ed on the length off time it took in Travis it could take up to a Blackley Even with as many cases as we the judge Clark and I felt we needed to show some degree of But some of that was a very lengthy jury selection which possibly will not have to be quite so long the county courtatlaw judge Comal County is not the only site for the trial being Blackley GaJveston and Nueces counties also have been and Blackley said he beard that See Page 16A Comal County with a little holiday The Cheer Fund goal for this year is to feed 200 local families and sup port through food or con tributions of toys is needed to meet that Without the help of the communi it wouldnt be said Don A Cheer Fund Its a community involvement thing and even people from other states get People know New Braunfels and want to help he Newspaper employees and volunteers put together packages of food for the needy Families with children get The National Guard helps out with delivering the Last year the Cheer Fund provided food for 200 families in New Braunfels and the surrounding Avery He added that 14 Na tional Guard trucks were used for Avery said the families are chosen See Page 16A Texans plan festive holiday By ASSOCIATED PRESS While holiday vacationers gob bled up low air many Tex ans helped out various civic groups that banded together to dish out feasts for the elderly and poor on Hundreds of volunteers have insured the success of the 13th An nual Raul Jimenez Thanksgiving DE8YI ZEITUNG This one escaped the days festivities Dinner in Fort said Linda a spokeswoman for the event Workers at the spon sored by restaraunteur and Mex ican food manufacturer Raul Jiminez and dozens of other ben expected about eight thousand senior citizens Thursday at the Tarrant County Convention In Jimenez chefs prepared pounds of pounds of dressing and gallons of Its Mr Jimenezs way of say ing ihank you to the community for letting him start his said Patterson Weve had a wonderful response from the com hundreds and hundreds of A similar dinner also sponsored by Jiminez was scheduled Thurs day at the San Antonio Convention in the Hyatt Regency Hotel and the citys police depart ment sponsored a luncheon open to 200 senior citizens from the Grand Retired Senior Volunteer Programs and the Hospitality House Senior Center The Dallas police choir enter tained guests during the Thanksgiving travelers streamm ed into Texas airports and took advantage of lowered airline ticket keeping airport workers hopping on one of the busiest travel days of the Law officers braced for the usual lines of heavy traffic on the states Many football fans planned to day to watch the University of See Page 16A By DEBBIE OeLOACH Staff writer Most New Braunfels residents will receive a credit on their December utility just in time to do that last minute Christmas shopping Utilities trustees voted Tuesday night to return a rebate to local based on their in dividual kilowatt hour consumption for the months of May and June of this year The credit will show up on the December and has been estimated at about for the average residential If youll look at the consumption area at the top of the billing card and add up the numbers for hose three then multiply that times thats what your rebate will Utilities Manager Bob Sohn This rebatei comes from the Lower Colorado River Authority and action by the Public Utility Commis The first fixed fuel factor was passed in October he explain ed LCRA didnt request an adjust ment for the first 1415 months arid had a S7 million underrecovery We kept our customers current to show 10 percent of what LCRA was under Then LCRAs fuel costs were substantially lowered by new natural gas and coal contracts The reason April was singled out to begin the acrosstheboard rebate Sohn is thats when LCRA crossed from underrecovery to overrecovery For the Utilities customers in May and June who are no longer on the the rebate pro cedure will be a little different Those who have left will be writ ten a letter in requesting they come o us and receive their Sohn said Then in well publish the list of names who haven come in once a week for two and give them until March 31 to respond Sohn suggested as a minimum rebate amount for trying to locate those customers who have since loft the Utilities Trustees upped the cutoff to arid directed Sohn lo put all unclaim ed credits into the Utilities contingen cy fund I dont fed we should go into the red to give money Trustee A Kosko said after suggesting the minimum Sohn also indicated this would not be the last LCRA rebate coming to Utilities but he didnt ex pect the next one to be as much as I his one Other board action Tuesday will give Utilities customers another break on their bills A percent interim power cost designed to recover LCRAs increased supplier costs un til Utilities own rates could be rais lias overcollected since it went into effect on the August bill ing To compensate for that over Sohn asked for the boards authorization to develop a variable PCA not to exceed the ex isting percent For he said the PCA would drop to something like two percent for the next month or two We dont want to overshoot this thing because well run into a defi cient cash flow Sohn add ed But we want to give it back as See Page 16A Inside Todays weather A 20 percent chance for rains will remain in the forecast for today Temperatures will reach the lowMs today and drop to the mid50s over Wednesdays high was and low was Sunset will be at Page delayed The HeraldZeitung wiJJ not have a Scrapbook page Scrapbook and additional club notes will run in Sundays ar CANYON COMICS 11A DEAR KALIDEDOSCOPE 1012B OPINIONS OUTDOORS SPORTS 4A 10A 78A STOCKS 16A
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