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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - July 16, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas                                Landry with Pokes Page JO New Braunfels 137 New Braunfels Herald Publishing 707 Landa New Stammtisch Store destroyed Zeituno Texas 78130 USPS 377800 C Thursday July 1987 25 Cents One 16 Pages Keep those stammtisches coming We have a few We need Draw your table and send it to us at 707 Landa Street here in New ZIP 78130 If we use your and you are available for well but Harold is so well pro bably take you to JackintheBox or some The deal is that you draw a a table that represents your idea a or friends and relations Is or should Well run the first one The National Association of Retired Federal Chapter will meet at for a pot luck picnic at Sonny Wards home at the end of Ferry Boat just past Zipp Lane off FM 725 Those folks wishing to carpool to the event can gather at the west end of Courtyard Shopping Center parking lot at Visitors are welcome Va the Postal Service does a good When you think about how much mail they deliver and process each its a wonder more of it doesnt get lost all that good stuff the Postal Ser Ice in is declin ing to answer our request for in formation under federal Out line local Postal Service staff can not deal with such things and must icfer inquiries to the big guys In the nations capital It seems that over ihe past several somewhere uetween and wound up missing from New Braunfels postal station A source in the office here says the money has been iccovered from thealleged but your Postal Ser v ice head honchos say the specifics about how much was vvhen and who took it are not things postal have a right to know Keep that in mind the next time the cost of a stamp goes up Hes gonna sweat Santa Claus will make a mid year appearance as part of a benefit for Santa Hosa Children a Hospital in San Antonio at 8 p m July 21 al the Shanty on Canyon Lake FM at FM The Unhappy Jazz Band will and you really should near these guys if you havent already Free BBQ dinner and off Christmas merriment will prevail There is a cover charge with additional money raised through Tshirt photos taken with Patrons are asked to put a present under the tree or the kids at the hospital For more call BUI Wordsworth at The 512 or Denise Barkis at the i512 State Senator Judith D has been cited as an Out standing Freshmen ProLife legislator by Uie Texas Coalition for Twentytwo firstterm legislators and three of five freshmen state senators sponsored prolife legislation in the regular session and Zaffinm led the the TCL Those who believe in the sanctity of human life have a friend and supporter in Senator Judith Said Bill TCL A 50 percent chance of rain will keep temperatures hover ing at the 90degree mark to day and winds will be from the southeast at la Kain possibilities drop to 30 percent for tonight and Friday with a low tonight of 72 and high Fri day of Winds will be from the southeast at 10 to 15 Saturday through Monday will be the same with a slight chance of rain in the forecast and highs in the TIM 15 MII my mum mi Photos by Leslie Kriewaldtl Hill Country by fire early By DAVIDMAY Stall Writer An early morning fire completely gutted Hill Country Tire located at Segum Street causing an as yet undetermined amount of damage to the building and con tents New Braunfels Fire Department dispatched three engines and a ladder truck after receiving the report just before a rn this Twentyone both fulltime and battled the blaze for more than lwo hours before bringing it under No injuries were reported and the origin and cause of the fire had not been determined as of presstime U was fully involved the first unit arrived said Fire Chief Phil Basically it was a surround and drown he detailing how firefighters looked to preventing the blaze from spreading to adjacent buildings Marion Borchers offices did sustain minor Burglar alarm ordinance gets second reading By DAVIDMAY Staff Writer Reducing the number of false burglar alarms and iden tifying owners of activated systems are the main reasons behind proposed revisions to New Braunfels burglar alarm system City Council gave the ordinance its second reading ap proval July 13 with one revision since the first reading council agreed that homeowners delinquent on their pro perty taxes will not be denied a security system This is aot meant to deter someone from trying to pre vent but is meant to decrease false alarms and to See Page 2 Tire gutted Thursday Nine years of work went down the drain in one Richard Owner Hill Country Tire damage when a west wail falling into it and damaging brick and breaking out The fire department did a stupendous job of containing the said Borchers who witnessed the early morning The building and its contents was a total Owner Richard Hampton said he had not calculated his Two cars and a boat inside the shop were burned in the One of the cars belonged to a customer while the other vehicle and boat belonged to according to Nine years of work went down the drain in one said who had operated the tire store there since He could not say whether he would try to reopen the store at the same location or somewhere He said he had insurance that he expected to cover his The building is reportedly owned by a group of in vestors headed by Mitchell Sacco and was insured for Fire Marshall Elroy Friesenhahn said inspectors would be sifting through the remains for the rest of today and possibly tomorrow to determine the cause of the I honestly dont Friesenhahn He declined to commit to any theories in the Flames had already burned through the roof when the first unit Two wails and the roof eventually col Reports of explosions within the store were not confirmed by We had some reports of loud Any time you have a store like this there is going to be some solvents and chemicals he Baker said problems arose with low water pressure when firefighters tapped into the water main along South We were drawing water out of a small said We had to do some changing ajid moving around that cost us a little He said those delays did not contribute to the extensive damages to the shop since flames had engulfed the structure by the tyne units Vaccine supplies adequate despite delivery delays By SARAH DUKE Staff Writer The Comal County Health Depart ment has been waiting weeks to receive a necessary supply of vac cines from the Texas Health Depart ment for children going back to school this Even with the delays in filling Texas Health f ficials said there is no shortage of only the beginnings of a backtoschool Every child in Texas is required to have immuniza tions for six deadly Because of legislative action in the early children attending day care centers also must be vac back to school is the largest rush of the said Tom director of the regional im munization program for the state health There hasnt been a shortage up to There have been times when Ive had to take vaccines from one health office when another ran but weve never had a shortage per Weve never had a shortage as far as turn ing people Wes a spokesman for the immunization division of the Texas Health Department in said that while the state distributes an awful lot of there is not a shortage at this There have been shortages in the he but those shortages were directly related to the manufacturers of the Pertussis or whooping cough vac cines cost the state an exhorbitant amount because manufacturers have faced numerous lawsuits across the country because some children suf fered stress of neurological Griffith Hodgson said the pertussis vac cines have been hard to get in recent years because only a few manufac turers continued to make the substance after the rash of Mary Lou head of the Com al County health said she ex pects a large number of parents to rush their children to the office in the next month so they can receive re quired immunizations before going back to school in Cur county offices have enough polio vaccine to immunize from 60 to 90 people and officials expect booster vaccines to last about three to four The county office will be devoted to providing vaccines during the weeks of 2428 and Both Wednesdays during those the See Page 2 Comal jury finds Romans competent to stand trial on two burglary charges After hearing testimony Wednes a Comal County jury ruled Jon Leslie Romans competent to stand trial on two counts of burglary of a the second such hearing held this week in the 274th State District of Route Box 432 in New was arrested April 20 on a felony warrant by Comal County Sheriffs deputies after having been stopped for a traffic Deputies discovered jewelry and other articles believed stolen and were identified later by their according to sheriffs Jon Romans was indicted here May 20 on two counts of burglary and is in Comal County Jail on two Jon Romans is the brother of James who is serving a 50year prison term for the death of his 10monthold stepson last Unlike a similar hearing earlier this week for Leonard Earl Little in which District Attorney William Schroeder did not contest Littles Schroeder persistently fought evidence produced by Romans courtappointed counsel Mark A Veterans Administration psychiatrist testified that Romans was diagnosed as being a paranoid Romans believes that a second person sometimes controls his He may stand trial on the burglary charges withihg the next two pending further motions from DancJn in the Dark a bright idea of pair Dances for the young people of New Braunfels arent a thing of the At least two recent col lege graduates are doing their best to organize a dance with an emphasis on Jerome a recent graduate of North Texas State University and a New Braunfels High School is working with De De also from New Braunfels and a recent graduate of Southwest Texas State to organize a teen dance dubbed Dancin1 in the Dark featuring a mix of popular rock music and rock music with Christian I just kind of got interested in some of the Christian music thats come Its just as good as some of the other music on the its just got different Brimmage While spending the summer in New remembered just how little there is for a high school student to do in this His memories of high school include driving through town with Theres just not a whole lot to he One reason f0r the dance is to give the teenagers something to do to release some he Brimmage said those working on the dance are getting some really good He added that the dance will be drugand Definitely thats got to be but we dont want to bill it like he Brim mage added that he plans to have some of college friends help out with the chaperoning and security but he wants to keep the atmosphere While the organizers of Dan cin in the Dark are planning a onetimeonly Brimmage said maybe local chur parents or businesses could pick up the ball and make the event a regular if it goes they could do some throughout next he The number one purpose of the dance is to introduce local young people to popular Christian but Brimmage said just giving local age 13 through something to do also is impor He is enlisting the help of local churches and businesses in the effort to hold a An organizational meeting will be held Tuesday at 7 at First Federal Savings Anyone injeresied in hoping with the event Is ne   

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