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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 6, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas 410 MO53 241 TEXAS AMERICAN MICROFILM ATTJ PETE SINCLAIR BOX 45436 TX 75245 State Texas students test well See below Comal River Watttf Canyon inflow 135 Canyon cfs same Watch Edwards Canyon Lake same World Great Britain pulls out of UNESCO See Page 3A Local teams in basketball page 10A New Braunfels Friday 1985 Ntw Texas 25 Cents 20 Pages2 Sections Two men killed in wreck Two men were killed and one was Injured In two wrecks Thursday In the The men were killed In a headon collision on US 281 a few miles south of the Comal County line when one man was driving south In the north bound lane at David of Spring and Manford of 7503 Oriental Trail In San were both pro nounced dead at the scene of the acci Bexar County sheriffs officials said the accident happened Just south of Lansom Road In Of ficials said Nutt was driving his 1979 Ford Fiesta north In northbound lane when he collided with Coles south bond 1979 Dodge A New Braunfels received slight In juries when his Chevrolet Blazer turned over as he attempted to make a turn onto Texas 46 from the In terstate 35 access road at James of 122 Camp Porter was treated at the scene for minor His automobile hit a concrete median and rolled Warrant issued in stabbing at Bulverde Stiff writer An arrest warrant has been issued for a San Antonio in connection with a Wednesday stabbing that put a 59yearold Bulverde ranch worker in the Comal County Sheriffs In vestigator Hermit Kroesche said the warrant issued by Justice of the Peace Fred Stewart charged the suspect with aggravated assault with a deadly The suspect is believed to be a Mexican who worked at the Andalusians de la Parra ranch at 285 Specht at the time of the Ignacio who was listed in fair condition today at Bexar County Medical is recovering from multiple stab Kroesche said Hernandez was ap parently working at the ranch when he was confronted and stabbed Waste board hears about incinerator LILLIAN THOMAS Staff writer An incinerator operation to replace the citycounty landfill and generate electricity could be completed in 15 months after the contract is Jack an executive with Energy Advancement gave this Information to members of the Com al County Solid Waste Disposal Board while answering many of the Uncertainties that arose in the con tract The problem would not be the con struction on your Reber The problem is the turbines and other heavy The com panies that make these have to have our order our These are not what you would call shelf Reber reassured the board that he could put a schedule in the contract that would let them know what parts should be completed on what and the board could notified of its It would be six months before we would need to do anything on the site Reber The order of equipment would take between 912 and the facility could be built in months once all my equip ment has arrived One of the concerns of the board SM Page UA repeatedly by the who ran Alex the ranch took Hernandez to Lukes Gateway on US 281 about Wednes and asked the store cashier to call for an A unit from the Bulverde Emergency Medical Service responded and transported Hernandez to Medical The Andalusians de la Parra Ranch is owned by Rafael and Marit za Parra of San We did recover what is believed to be the weapon at the but the puzzling thing about all this is the Kroesche These two were supposed to be Hopeful Ill have more to go on after I talk to the Kroesche went to Medical Center but said he was unable to communicate very well with Her who was still under heavy made his annual thjf Man recovering from turkey truck wreck Staff writer A Converse man listed in stable condition today apparently fell asleep behind the then slamm ed his tractortrailer rig into a park ed truck full of frozen turkeys on In terstate 35 early Thursday Ricky of suffered a broken leg and severe lacerations in the rearend As of presstime he was listed in serious but stable condition in the intensive care unit at Northeast Bap tist Hospital in San Department of Public Safety Trooper Scott Haag said Randy of was asleep in his trucks sleeper when the collision occurred about near the Schwab Road He was treated for his injuries and later released at McKenna Memorial About 800 frozen Butterball turkeys flew from the back of Whiteheads rig on closing several miles of Interstate 35 for about two Traffic was diverted to the access road while workers picked up the turkeys and cleaned up diesel fuel and hydraulic fluid that had also leaked onto the Haag said the turkey truck was legally parked with its fourway flashers on before it was Im because I havent had a chance to talk to the But Im fairly certain he fell asleep at the Haag There was no evidence he ever ap plied his brakes before hitting the parked The trooper also indicated passing motorists were stopping to inquire about the They the motorists were ask but they didnt get to take Haag The turkeys belonged to Swift and they wanted them all back Inside CLASSIFIED 18B COMICS 8A CROSSWORD 7A DEAR ABBY 9A HOROSCOPE 9A OPINIONS 4A to the Cheer The HeraldZeitung encourages the community to bring their tax deductible donations or non perishable food items by its offices at 186 Those who cannot come to the call Austin hospital plans heart transplant surgery RELIGIOUS FOCUS 56A SPORTS 1011A Todays Weather STOCKS 12A WEATHER Cheer Fund 2A Comal County forecast calls for sunny and cool with increas ing cloudiness tonight and Winds will be light and southeasterly near 10 miles per hour tonight and Highs today and Saturday are expected to reach the mid with an overnight low near This mornings low was and yesterdays high was Sunset will be at and sunrise Saturday will be at Remember all your friends AUSTIN AP An Austin hospital will begin performing heart transplant with doctors say ing the procedure is a realistic option for some heart This is now a very viable form of treatment for endstage cardiac said John chairman of the transplant team for Seton Medical In the past over 400 transplantations were performed in the United Its an un complicated less so than those we perform in Austin Oswalt said Setons program makes it one of a few hospitals in Texas and about 60 nationwide to perform the Seton officials say they expect to perform from three to six transplants a at a cost of to per We are extremely fortunate in Austin to have a strong medical com munity that is committed to bringing the latest in stateoftheart technology and medical procedures to this said Judith Seton According to Seton 81 per cent of heart transplant patients sur vive for a year after The survival rate for two years is 76 per 71 percent for three years and more than 50 percent for five years Patients who are candidates for heart transplants generally arent expected to live for more than six months with their own doc tors At the Seton officials other Texas hospitals offering heart transplants include Lukes Hospital in Methodist Hospital in Paul Hospital in Dallas and the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston about 60 per form the they Oswalt many pa tients arent being served by the other There are people that are dying because we havent started this pro See Page 12A The Cheer Fund jumped another bringing the new total to The donations were made by and Frank Nowot Mission Valley Homemakers Homer and Nezelle Her man and Alan HilUe and Deaver Sbirlene The Newcomers Club and an anonymous donor also gave two boxes of groceries and a bag of canned goods students test well 19 shopping days to Christmas AUSTIN AP Ninetyone per cent of states llthgraders passed the English portion of the new high school graduation the Texas Education Agency reported Eightyeight percent of the students who took the exam in Oc tober passed the mathematics por The results surpassed the ex pectations of state education of Beginning with the class of students must pass both parts of the exam to get a high school The requirement is part of the 1984 education reform package approved by state State education officials had predicted a 25 percent failure Although figures were not available on how many students passed both the 91 percent and 88 per cent pass rate indicated a strong showing over But we cant look at this test and say were doing a great job in educa said Jon Brumley of Fort chairman of the State Board of The TEA staff presented the results to the board We are extremely pleased with these initial especially in light of our prediction that 25 percent would said state education High school juniors who failed either portion will have three more chances before A 70 per cent score is required for Each portion contains 72 Districtbydistrict results were not available from the education Those scores are being mail ed to districts by the California firm that developed the See 12A
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