New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, April 10, 1987 : Front Page

Publication: New Braunfels Herald Zeitung April 10, 1987

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 10, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas New Braunfels I I ii New Braunfels, Texas Vol. 134, No. 70 One Section, 16 Pages Friday April IO, 1987 25 Cents < Stammtisch C FT . »„ r* * , * c:j Saturday May 16 is the date of what without a doubt will In* a bunch of fun for one heck of a wor thy cause New Braunfels Police Department Comal County Sheriff s Department. Department of Public Safety Texas National Guard New Braunfels Jaxcees KMOL LY. KUNS IX KSA I IA New Braunfels I 'Dillies and .tin othei dogs that ii hun' will field teams for a benefit softball tournament to raise money tor purchase ut an emergency children s shelter in Comal County Joe Millet of Wholesale Beers Inc is supplying a hit of stuff time and expense for this event sponsored h\ the general i.iw enforcement com triunity hereabouts It is the Second Annual ( ops & Bottlers Softball Benefit I our na merit The cops part is obvious and Harold is assured Un-r obi hts part d*x-s not refer to Bob Sohn s crew ut NIU or tie fire* mer chants whose affiliation is the layvees The title is a misnomer caus** besides softball games there will tie a dunking t»«oth pitching contest laird knows how many displays of police equipment a fly in fix a Huey Cobra gunship heiicopter pti/«-s totaling well oxer Si («■> in \ ut im arni donated by area merchants a bake sale drawing for pi . es «*t'i cs of course there will I* s.iusa£e tin a Mu K Just a general mini lestixul to bring in coins for the emergency children s stieiter drive I u sets are SI and are available at HPB supermarket the potae department. Pat s Place tavern th*- lips alf (ice in New Braunfels ami right tx-re at ye ol Stammtisch at the Herald Zed uni More details later Anyone wishing to i mttribute lo Pro|e» I * *r udu.it urn t an send such to individual schools of the general three m bool funds at New Biauriteis National Bank hoi more tnfornta Hon cull susan Bell at 625 1102 or mail your t bet x> to 725 Kilt mo fhere will tx* a fashion show at 7 it p rn \pril IO at New Braunfels High St bool I It Sets are S : a throw S.’ for stuiJents and children less ti,an to years of age an* admitted fits' It s the law X out dogs and t ut must tx- vaccinated aguinst rattles se the I tonal t aunty Veterinary Medical luiton is sjmtisoring a rabies clinic on \pnl 2a from I sn to I p rn at Hit t on.al I ounty I an grounds and at the parking lot ut Holy F anniv i atholu Church ( als must Im in turners and dogs sr.mild I**- leashed because theli aul tx- other animals there to deal with t tis! of    includes    cl iv tags Speaking of dogs en leashes t fift y I Pillar «»f the New Braunfels \re.i Humane Stk lety s animal shelter said thev won t ta- able to at tept any d«*gs next week bet aura treginning Monday the I*- dog runs will fie under re-const ruction I he old asphalt is breaking up undet use old age and tit ti anti three companies are donating the materials and a contractor is titling (bework sp, said Pet stilts net ding to lake a dog Tu ffie shelter may t all on I inlay to see if thev ll att ept new ones Bight ntiw Pillar said they have a full house winch is all the moi* reason (ti adopt one til Set STAMMTISCH Page 2 A weekend of fun iii J the sun is rn stm e (tot New Bfautllft.s1 and the surournhng area wit!) a hor et ast today Saturday and |Surulu> i ailing Im partly cloudy skies and temperatures reaching into the mid Kus with mild nights ami temperatures iii the nos Winds will ta* out ot the south at lo la mph Temperatures should drop slightly Monday la anticipation of a storm front to begin the week ‘Ain t that the way it should be ' The Menu CLASSIFIED ll 16 COMICS..............IO CROSSWORD.........7 DEAR ABBY..........7 OPINIONS............4 RELIGIOUS FOCUS.. .6 SPORTS.............1*9 Kite flight Robert Unas runs willy-nilly to keep his craft aloft during the Week of the Voung*>htta Robert is a client of Happy Days Day Care For more pictures commemorating the week seepage^ (Photo by Leslie Knewadtt Fire chief retires NBU board to consider giving city more, hydro equipment acquisition New Brautif* Is t till! es board of director* w ... t* fit enter of utten Hun a hen i itv Manager .Im* Michie requests greater revenue transfer ie Ut lilt ie p III meeting the equipment may tx* ordered tie todav in NP meeting r«*om I tx hoard als** will consider up proving the purchase of more thor 12 I HullHift of troversial ( at tru project NHI Ii»*iieral Manager Boti Sohi said Hi** Guadalupe I Xuthority needs appui can order the equipment lh* plant which has a construction price of ,»tlout VU million will supply dei tnetty to New Braunfels residents ‘At have sun csstully iud and have gm*d pm es tor the equipment Wilson says he's proud of N BFD accomplishments By DAVID MAY Staff Writer New technologies in firefighting and a desire to turn his attention to other things are reasons F ire t hief Jack W ilson has decided to hang up his fire hat once and for all As of May JI Wilson s self imposed retirement begins “It was my decision the firefighter of 4<*-plus years said Wednesday afternoon I plan to plain take it easy Of course W ilson said the same thing when he and his wife moved here from Oklahoma in IU72 This time it » for good he said The 65 year old native of Oklahoma ( tty didn t aspire to become a firefighter through childhood fantasies X! that time he said firefighters didn't do the job for the pay His desire tx*gan after he was already working for the Stillwater ilk fire department I knew I wanted to be a fireman when I saved my first life I had found my calling he said But there is no one hero F ighting fires and saving lives is a team effort Wilson attended what was then gnu*ti as oklahoma AAM in Stillwater now oklahoma State I mversity in on attending AAM Wilson said Back then that wav the school where wearing coveralls was accepted World Wai ll interrupted his col lege studies He served in the I S Navy aboard the I S s Grimes in th* south Pacific Wilson was involved in the nation > nitial occupa Hon of Japan and saw service in lima and Okinawa tic then served as a civil service firefighter at Tinker \ir Force Base tn Oklahoma (Tty where he retired an assistant fire chief Xbout that time he and his wife tm a trip to San Antonio to visit in aws visited New Braunfels tot the first time We contracted to build a house here before we left and never regretted a minute of it This is our adopted home He later would go to work (or the city first as a building inspector and later he transferred to the fire department as a part time fire in specter He was promoted to fire marshal and then fire chiet lf - going to tie hard to disassociate myself with the depart ment Sure I rn going to miss it I have a lot of mixed emotions about leaving You can't work with a group of p«*opte in a town like this and not be close ” he said W ilson who eventually earned an associate s degree in fire engineer mg could have retired on April to. but at the request of the city decided to wait until the end of May after the next fiscal year s budget has tx*en approved ‘Why shouldn I I stay I wtirked on that budget for about five months he said City Manage! Jo* Michie said he cannot say at this time how the city will go about searching for a new fire chief See WILSON Page 2 Sohn said NIU * contract with GBICX fur th* construction of the hydro project stipulate^ tho tioard must approve the purchases before CISD alternative class program short of district goals... for now said sohn said ti* hoes not expect the board to obje* t to authorizing the pment    for the con    purchase    (nu- group of equipment Dam    hydroeiec    including    turbines generators and station equipment is estimated to is! S2 I million X slide gate and a o Hivet    t v pass v.(Ive for the project will (fist before it    about!!’*    nun each Hie GEHA txiard of directors ap proved the purchase during Us February meeting River authority officials said at that time the prices Soc N Bu Page 2 O, SAK AM OUKfc Stall Wr «tt r Xlter one year in operation the alternative school program at ( omai 1>D I lee Ss to * Apair1, ’n give ll.OI* student *> tin* attention they need That s the word I rom t 1>D a«i ministration We re not satisfied with out alter native school XX*- just tlon t think it s accomplishing what if stiould tx We ve found that we hav« a lot til students w(to are not discipline pro tifems t>ut need moi* attention said B... Brown (ISP supermten dent May tie we can sac* Mime tit the kids in our dtsli.ct allo havi been dropping out he said adding that there are students who could tx-netu from the attention ot an alternative school Du bool district operates two alternative schools tot students who can t get along in the conventional classrooms Those schools one at Smithson X alley ll.cli School ar.d an* at Canyon High School have an average attendance ol about lo students Those students are from txith high school and middle school lev el t arol Hall » Isl > curriculum direr tin said the district also needs un alternative school to meet the needs of the elementary dudents We re just in the talking stages just yet but we re looking at revewing t ut altet native school format lo include the students who need individual utten t    I    o    ll There are kid-* in elementary school who are hav mg discipline pro biems bx* and we don t have .* p..**,* for them she said The ( IsD Alternative SchiK vain tnittee refers students to one rn Hi* alternative schools atter reviev.mg their cases Students ar** ret* ’it : the school because ol disciplinary ot tenses such as continual disruptive behavior n i .ass Hah said students who commit more serious ot tenses sm ti as assault or drug possession are eligible tor expulsion By the time they get to us they usually (lave a stack of discipline forms Hall said of the students reterred to the alternative M-hools lite alternative school committee is made up ut Hall (’ISI) ad mintstrator Arlen Tieken the school principal of the child involved and a counselor Hall said the committee holds heannc of the student s ease and divides whether the child should tx- sent t art alternative school The minimum stay at on ot the alter native schools is h1 days she said (lur position has been that whenever we can keep students iii sc boo that s the tn*st thing t*> do That s a reason why we want to ex pand sh** said Hall said the ad ministration wants to Uh»k at the possibility of staffing the alternative school with additional teachers and a counsel**! i‘u! tenth each s ti*Mil has one teacher Se. SCHOOL Page 2 Guadalupe shooting death said accidental Comal Elementary school students celebrated Bone Up on Books during National Library Week Kindergarteners paraded around school in costume and students ‘ paws-ed and read tor to minutes Librarian Betty Jones left handed out bookmarks and dog treats With Jones are Scott Jordan third grede Amanda Smith first grade Shawna Turner fifth BJ Hermes kindergarten Casey Bandy fourth Chris Clarkson second, and Sally Halle tilth grade teacher (Photo by Leslie Kriewaldt) A B year old Guadalupe c ounty child is dead as a result ut a beak a*, cuient with a handgun Wednesday afternoon Javier Ramirez of Lot ilia in the Rancho X Isla subdivision just -south ut San Marcos was killed when ti* was shot by a 22 caliber gun bet trig mg to his lather l he tun w as aion* in his home when authorities sam he played wUh the gun He road the school bus hourn: he went in tilt* house and was , ... .up with the gun said Guadalupe    ..a tv Sheriff Melvin    Harborth    His mother drove up    with his little brother and when    they got ii I In house tic was lying on the flout say mg I hurt Harborth said child s mauler Bachel X asque/ put the boy it her pickup truck and r ushed him to Hays Memorial Hospital in San Marcos He w as pronounced dead on arriv al Travis (‘minty Medical F.x ammer Rolierto* Bayard** said with the wound tie would have liv ed only a tew minutes so he might have been putting th*- gun away when tie heard his mother driv* up outside But this I' something we ll never know the sheriff said Becky Sierra Hays ( ounty Justice ut til** Peace Precinct I ruled the death accidental Xn autopsy conducted bv the Travis County Medical Kxanitnei s office revealed the boy was stmt just txdow the chest and the bullet lodged near the hucktmne The child s parents Rachel and Bruno X asque/ t*oth work tor the san Marcos ISP ;

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Publication: New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

Issue Date: April 10, 1987

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