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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 13, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas 410 M053 257 TEXAS AMERICAN MICROFILM ATT PETE SINCLAIR BOX 45436 TX 75245 State Texas gets some snow from front See below JVater Vetch Comal River up 5 Canyon cfs tome Canyon outflow cfs down 5 Edwards Aquifer same Canyon Lake up World Some plane crash victims identified See Page 12A Cheer Fund helped families celebrate Christmas last year If SARAH Staff writer Most children In New Braunfels are busy dreaming of Christmas morning when they rush out of bed and look to see what Santa left them under the Many adults In New Braunfels are scrambling to finish holiday shopping and rushing to trim the tree before the big day But their is another side of New In this city there are hun dreds of children who know Christmas will be just another disap They know they will not find the toys they asked for under the if they have a New Braunfels reputation of being a quiet and comfortable place to live contrasts the stark reality of those New Braunfels citizens caught in the trap of poverty struggling to provide for themselves and their In an effort to brighten Christmas for the needy families In this the HcraldZeltung Is collecting money to take food to families facing a bleak The Cheer Fund Is aiming to pro vide 200 area families with food for Christmas dinner and the The cost of this project is about Donations now total Last years recipients of Cheer Fund packages said they were thankful to members of the com munity who donated to the Most said their Christmas last year would have been bleak without the help of the Cheer One mother of four said the help meant a great deal to her and her It made us realize that there lire a lot of nice people in New she It would have been a pretty slim Christmas she She added that each of her four daughters got a doll from the Community Ser vice The National Guard and newspaper employees delivered food and toys to The Community Service Center provides toys for needy The woman said without the her children would have been pretty disappointed at Another a mother of said last years Cheer Fund package was a big help to her I had never been really stocked up with We usually have to go just a few days at a But last year we had a supply of food Into It helped out just she Im raising three boys alone and It seems tike the money never goes far she She added that Christmas this year is going to be See CHEER Page 12A Cheer Fund Another and groceries were added to the Cheer Fund Wednes The donations were made by and Bertram Jent Lorenz and Lottie and Harry and groceries and Gerald or Rosalie Ben and Johnnie Richard and Bar bara Best Western Hill Country an anonymous donation of and groceries and groceries from Mary and Robert 1 Previews of NBTomball page 9A New Braunfels Mtw Texas 242 Friday December 25 Cents 24 Sections Man charged in smuggling LILLIAN THOMAS Stall writer A 27yearold New Braunfels man is being held in Bastrop Federal Prison after being charged along with 48 others in a suspected Texas Mexico marijuana smuggling opera Terry of 2870 Pecan was arrested and charged Wednesday by possession of marijuana with intent to distribute and conspiracy to distribute The Department of Public Safety Narcotics the Houston based Crime Drug Enforcement Task and local investigators with New Braunfels Police assisted in the arrest and Ulloa in June of 1983 participated in a load of marijuana approx imately a said Charles assistant at torney who headed the The event he was involved in was a bust by DPS narcotics agents near We dont know what else the investigation might if at this Lewis said the DPS investigators have been a tremendous help and have worked along side the federal investigators in discovering the alleged drug They agreed to join us in a joint investigation and they have been a fullfledged partner in the Lewis The result has been 48 indictments in the New San An Corpus Denver and i The federal grand jury Monday handed down the and so far 34 arrests have been We have nine indictments against Mexican citizens and two arrested so We expect more arrests Lewis The ring that Ulloa is suspected of been called the largest smuggling operation in the history of the TexasMexican Marijuana and methaqualene a hypnotic sedative in Quaaludes was smuggled in from In dictments The racketeering and drug trafficking conspiracy began in importing more than a quartermillion pounds of marijuana into thhe United and the in dictments cited one shipment of methhaqualone they ad The money made in the drug opera tion was invested in real jewelry and a marijuanaprocessing The profits have been allegedly traced to a bank in McAllen and others in New York and the Cayman Two companies on the Cayman Islands were named also in the in dictments as a part of the money laundering Federal officials have seized million in cash and other assets and expect to find million more before they are all allegedly profits from the Woman dies in wreck Bundled up Amanda and Debra Mayfield are dressed for the cold weather on their way to Carl I Schurz this Todays sunshine was a DERYL welcome break from the bleak sky over New Braunfels this Staff writer A 61yearold New Braunfels woman was pronounced dead today at a Live Oak hospital from injuries sustained in a onecar rollover north of Garden Ridge sometime late Thursday night or early this morn ing Department of Public Safety Trooper Mike Heitkamp said the womans car was traveling north on FM 3009 when it left the roadway and flew about 47 The car hit the then a retaining and rolled Heitkamp said the driver was ejected from the It must have happened sometime during the She had been there several hours before anyone saw he A spokeswoman for the Bracken Emergency Medical Service said they received the distress call at this The victim was transported to Village Oaks Hospital in Live where doctors worked on her for about 30 minutes before pronouncing her the spokeswoman As of presstime publication of the victims name was pending notification of next of Armed robbery The CircleK at Walnut and Landa See Pafe UA Winter storm leaves after dumping snow in Texas THE ASSOCIATE PRESS A winter storm moved nor theastward out of leaving behind snow and icecoated roads over the Panhandle and much of West Some snowfall was reported in western sections of North but the storm veered away from the DallasFort Worth area late Thurs Only some freezing sleet Inside CLASSIFIED 19B COMICS 10B CROSSWORD 8A and snow flurries were reported in the heavily populated Forecasters had expected several inches of snow to fall after a bout with freezing rain and but the fierce storm never A travelers advisory was in effect early today for northwest sections of North including the cities of Wichita Abilene and The travelers advisory for other portions of North Texas was to the Todays high should reach he lower Almost finished canceled early The area covered by the travelers advisory was north of a line from Sherman to Eastland to There was enough freezing sjeet and scattered snow to snarl traffic and close some main ly in the Fort Worth early At about 9 the Na tional Weather Service downgraded a winter storm warning for the area to a travelers advisory for nothern and western North It couldnt be said meteorologist Bill Alexander with the weather service in Fort Worth after the early morning weather caused The first weak wave of the front hit much of Texas about 6 or right on cue for rush By 7 Fort Worth police had responded to 80 ac cidents and stopped answering calls without serious In police had worked 83 accidents by most between 7 and 9 officials But Thursday rush hour didnt quite turn into the chaotic maze officials In Fort police dispatcher Johnson said there were some problems in the citys but she said no major ac cidents had occured and only patches of ice were being Dallas Police spokesman Calna said rush hour even may have been a bit smoother than because motorists seemed to be driving more The storm system was already pro ducing snow in the Panhandle and Permian Basin areas before with heavy snow falling in the Davis Mountains west to El By early about three inches of snow had fallen in Comal ISO construction under budget DEARABBY 9A HOROSCOPE 7A OPINIONS 4A RELIGIOUS FOCUS SPORTS 910A STOCKS 12A WWHER 2A Weather It Will sunny and cold through Saturday with fair skies and norther ly Plan on a hard freeze with temperatures dropping 4ayt to Chrtotiw Mp Staff wrHvr i Comal ISD officials have awarded bjids for almost onethird of the million in construction authorized by pjatrons in last Mays bond i And theyve done staying at under good pews came from ar chitect Mike who said the district had gained 50 new three a new two kitchen a jnore efficient airconditioning pregshox and new field house at the high and a nurses sta computer lab and principals of fice at Comal Elementary all for in construction Weve bid seven different segments of the bond issue for a total amount of The budgeted amount was so at this were under McChesney Thats quite a tot of work for he To simplify the bidding the million bond issue was divided into bid based on needed construction and geographical Bid Package which included both Bulverde Mountain Valley Elemen tary and Smithson Valley Middle presently Smithson Valley High was awarded to Falbo of San Antonio on Falbos base bid was with a contract due date of June On the board awarded Bid Package 2 to San Antonios Martin Construction at a base bid of to renovate Comal Goodwin Primary and Fraziier Elementary in time for school starting in September McChesney Tbe Martin bid also involved a alternate for a nurses sta a computer lab and a principals office at Comal Bid Package which was designed to renovate Canyon High School by went to Clauss Construction of San An The contractors negotiated base bid was Two new schools were also authorized in last Mays hood ejec C1SD has purchased 604 of land for new sirciithSiMi High School at the Smithson Valley ffyig but is stw looking tor a site tor new Canyon MIMllf SfJMnii
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