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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 26, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas IA Hispanics in Texas series begins today on New Braunfels New Texas Tuesday May 1987 25 Cents One Pages 102 Stammtisch Saragosa relief effort We made a mistake In Sundays In an item about a New Braunfelser completing Texas Department of Public Safety train we referred to the DPS ranks as among the best and brightest in Texas law enforcement and added that our own New Braunfels Police Department Is to We meant to say our own police depart ment is not too In public information and crime prevention Officer Martin Mayer Monday received a Respect for Law Award by New Braunfels Optimists Jennifer White of Canyon Lake has been chosen to receive not but two scholarships to attend Southwest Texas State Jennifer has just completed her se cond year in Bobcat The Leonard Wright Scholarship for Future Teachers is awarded on the basis of excellence in the study of while the other is for plain ol high level scholastic achieve Both awards are for the 1987 88 school Jennifer is in the Honors program at SWTSU with an overall grade point average of She is a 1985 honors graduate from Smithson Valley High a former New Braunfels Junior Miss and is the daughter of Virginia White and the late Thomas Her grandmother is Bertha Cecil of Canyon Students from kindergarten through high school can once again register for I Can classes spon sored by Community Service Classes are held two times a week during June and Curriculum includes self building positive attitude habit direction and goal Tuition is for students through the second for third grade and All clases are in the Community 202 except for fifth and sixth grade classes to held in Paul Lutheran Church Enroll ment is Call 62f3439 for further Our special Gradua tion 87 happens this graduating class pic all will be Wally county service officer for Texas Veterans says applications are available for the 1987 Coors Veterans Memorial which provides more than to the sons and daughters of American Applications are available in the Comal County Service Office in the Courthouse Suite or by writing the fund offices at Box 60090 or you can call toll free 800 deadline is July New Braunfels High School Choir will hold the final concert of the 198687 school year tonight in the schools The concert begins at and will feature solos by some of this years senior Watch out if youre going out for a day at the lake Lake wind advisories are in effect today with southeasterly winds of 1520 Skies will be partly cloudy and windy and highs will be in the upper Tonight will be mostly cloudy with a low near 70 and winds from the south at 1015 Wednesday will be a typically Wsh day with partly cloudy skies and a 20 percent chance of The high will he hi the upper 80s ijMj winds will be from thy south near 15 mph The Menu N BIS Dsc parents tru By SARAH DUKE Staff Writer Parents Inability to exert control over their children and He New Braunfels school districts elementary school schedule combine to create headaches for Miriam NBISDs truancy whose job it Is to keep students In said that while parents lack of control over their parents is the major cause of truancy among the school districts own schedule compounds that New Braunfels elementary schools begin classes at about 9 well after most working parents have left for The problem created by the late Campos is that many working parents cannot afford earlymorning child care and are forced to leave their youngsters home alone In the Its a real Campos said referring to the scheduling differences among parents and students You can pay any day care center in New Braunfels to take a child to she saying most centers charge about a day for transporting or a That charge is quite large for families scraping to make ends especially families with several small she For families living long distances from when students miss the school they are on their own If the kids miss the they stay Theres no recourse A lot of when we call the parent and ask them why Johnny didnt come to they say dont I left before he was supposed to go to school I guess its a problem because we have so much shift work in Campos The truant officer estimated that she has worked with Pen Foods Manager Ivan Schaefer puts up sign soliciting help for the victims oi a tornado that destroyed the hamlet of Saragosa last Photo by Deryl Clark Comal area residents helping storm victims New Braunfels and Cornal County residents are sharing with the people of Saragosa as that community struggles to recover from a tornado that left 29 people dead and the town in shambles Houston Boswell said the response to requests for donations has been He and his Lin da have set up collection stations at Penn Foods on Interstate Ua and at Country Boy Foods in Sal Weve had such a fantastic response to Well take anything the people want to donate fur Weve had a really good He added that the disaster relief sta tion also will accept The Boswells will leave Thursday morning on their way to the devastated They will take two trucks full of donations with Boswell said he and his wife were planning a garage sale un til they learned of the tornado and decided to give their items to the vic tims After they couldnt find anyone around here taking donations for the tornado they decided to begin an effort For more information about the disaster relief call the Boswells at Saragosa buries its dead after disaster Texas AP Thousands of joined with the residents of this tiny community to day to bury 17 of those killed in the Friday tornado that destroyed the town and left little but faith on which to Sixteen caskets with 17 bodies one holding a mother and her baby were lined in two rows by scores of pallbearers in the little Saragosa cemetery Bishop Raymond Pena of the El Paso diocese reminded the mourners that while their church had been destroyed in the its foundation was The foundation of your faith is equally Pena On that we will build the new community of He said the Catholic Diocese of El Paso would work with the state to provide financial aid to My commitment is I will do every thing I can to be of assistance to the bishop amid concern that the Hispanic farming communi ty of 350 may be too impoverished to qualify for federaj Pena said he would to BJW Clements when he arrives today and also will write President Reagajg about to the jjje which feciujyag WJS As the funeralfafigafl alijjg of priests arrayed in Whtte bishop to a flatbed truck from which the Mass was See Related Page 9 gouged 12 gravesized pits out of the little Some of the bodies were to be buried in nearby Among those digging the graves for todays burial was Reeves County Commissioner Ishmael Climbing down from his he I know all these Theyre dear friends of These people now have nothing but each Reeves County Sheriff Raul Flbrez said on He estimated damage at State Larry Don Shaw charc terized the town as resembling photographs from The first funerals were in PecQs Monday for a 25yearold woman and her who were buried a day after whatwnuld have been the boys first Later more than mourners filled the school gym nasium in Balmorhea to pray for the dead and for those who The mens choir of Santa Rosa Catholic Church in Pecos sang hymns to including One Day at 3 the Ralph Bar jlocaji led friends oj tbje victims in thsg My heart is said who had visited with families in school weak ncy hassle about 25 families in which absenteeism has become a pro blem because parents work schedules are different from students Carieton NBISDs special services said the school schedules have been the same for the last three Before they were elementary schools and middle and high schools operated on the same elementary school days begin at and are over at High school and mid dle school schedules run from 735 to about Before whfcrt sohords at the same the lit tle kids had to wait a long The primary reason we have staggered schedules is because the litte children had to wait a long Donop adding that elemen tary Children had to change buses before reaching their schools in the morning Students trying to go home in the afternoons had to wait quite a while for buses he said when we had everyone getting out at the same we had children waiting and waiting and Donop The NBISD administrator said the changes in school schedules has solved problems created by having students of all ages on buses together Problems that tend to crop we just dont have because we dont have little kids on the buses with big he said About problems created for parents of young Donop pointed out tfutl then would be problems if the school schedules were It was a Should you send the little children to school first or should you send the older first Yuuve got a disad vantage either wav If the Iittirkids borne Page CISD sets commencements exercises have been set for both Comal ISO iagh Canyon High School seniors will graduate while the Smithson Valley High School Class of 1987 will graduate I At Canyon commencement exercises will begin at 8 in Stadium with unlimited ad In case of inclement the program will be moved tb the gymnasium with admission by ticket The Harold pastor of the First Methodist Church of New Braunfels will deliver the bac calaureate address and honors ad dresses will be given by Deborah and Karen Ar Music will be pro vided by members of the Canyon High School band and Principal Will Krieg will certify the class for and presenta tion of diplomas will be by Leroy president of the CISD board of Commencement speaker at Valley High School will be Sljate Edmund A graduate of Texas Lutheran Kuempel serves District 46 which in cludes Guadalupe and Ken dall Elected in 1982 and re elected in 1984 and Kuempel has Flying high served on the House Committee on Retirement and House En vironmental Affairs Committee Budge and Oversight House Appropriations House Ways and Means Committee and House Labor and Kfaployment Exercises at Smithson Valley Austin youth when falling A iu yearold Austin i fractured skull Sunday afternoon when he fell out of a pickup srneling north on River of OmasHaus Jason Tanner was transterru from Memorial Hospital to Brackenridge Hospital in Austin for further treatment His condition there was not disc iosed by hospital personnel by presstime The youth and a younger brother were riding in the back of a late model Ford pickup shortly before 1 when ht tumbled striking the pavement several times Though trallic was relatively hfavv motorists managed to avoid hitting the A largp inflated raft had placed in the back of the truck at be in Ranger Stadium beginning afL 8 p n in case of inclement the he inoverl 0 the with by ticket F ruKipiJ Joe ogers rtjiil ceUify the class for giaduiitioi snd presen tation of IX b the school presidtrnv skyil bed taking up practially the en tire rear of and the 10year uiu was sitting Uv raft The in the trucks bed riding in a small chair The lather of the whose name had not been released as of Tuesday bv Depart nient of Public vas arrested on an unknown charge The trooper had not completed and handed his report as of Tuesday morning ue to the holiday weekend The accident left witnesses shaking tieads in Ue child bad iieen allmvvd io ridf1 precariously auip the rait one David said ho child suddenly iHjuiH eiJ out oi striking his heart sfMral on Eagle Scout and State mund pins an Eagle Scout Award on lart Wynn in a ceremony it the First United cl liifclllUci Oi I iUUp UciiifttsU Uy Patsy Photo by Deryl Clark
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