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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 6, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas                                Weather HIM August NBISD Water Watch cfs down 30 A dow IW Aquifer down Mi Park arid boat ramps are County Forecast SOUTH TEXAS Partly cloudy skies with hot days and warm at night through Widely scattered thundershowers southeast and along the coast Will spread westward to the central sections on Daytime highs near except 90s in the Hill Country and coastal WEST TEXAS Isolated thunderstroms also possible Fri day Mostly sunny and very warm and fair at night Fri Highs Friday mid to upper except to around 107 along Big Bend of Rio NORTH TEXAS Heat advisory central portions of North through Heat index range 105 to llo south central por Sunny and hot Highs 97 to Extended Forecast SaturdayMonday SOUTH TEXAS Partly cloudy with a chance of mostly afternoon and evening showers or thunder showers more numerous Southeast Texas and coastal Highs upper 80s to near 90 immediate loo to 105 Rio plains and Lower Rio Grande 90s lo near 100 rest of South Lows in the upper 60s Hill low 80s im mediate 70s elsewhere NORTH TEXAS Partly cloudy and continued very Highs ranging from upper 90s to near Lows WEST TEXAS Chance of thunderstorms South Plains and far west otherwise partly cloudy with temperatures near seasonal nor Highs upper 80s 90s elsewhere except near 105 Big Bend Lows 60s and lower 70s except near 60 Texas Heat advisories were issued for part of North Texas early Thurs day as the mercury was expected to climb to readings over 100 degree National Weather Service of ficials expected the heat index to range from 105 to 100 degrees in south central North Temperatures were in the 70s and 80s over most of the In the Panhandle and higher eleva tions of far West readings were in the The early morning extremes ranged from 60 degrees at Marfa in the Davis Mountains to 85 degrees at Waco in the central Brazos Southerly winds breezed into the state from the Gulf of Mexico at speeds between 5 mph to 15 the NWS East and Southeast Texas and the coast were expected to be cooled wioth some afternoon and evening A few isoalated thunderstorms also were possible during Thursday The NWS projected fair to part ly cloudy skies over most of the with highs ranging from the 90s to the The heat was expected to con tinue into Friday with the highest temperatures occurring in North The NWS also on Thursday issued a heat advisory for Friday in North Obituaries Alphons John Al Leissner Alphons John Al Leissner of 1295 Stonewall died 5 at McKenna Memorial Services will be at Saturday at First Pro testant United Church of Christ with Limvood Kennedy of Burial will be in Guadalupe Valley Memorial was born in Guadalupe County to Alfred and uiee Brotzei He married Nelrose Nowotny on June 1927Mn Fort Bend In the young couple moved to New Braunfels and on Leissner took over the Texaco Ser vice Station on Main On he purchased the NAP A dealer ship from former mayor Julius Schwandt and and began Leissner Auto In he started Seguin Auto Parts and San Marcos Auto Parts Leissner remained ac tive in his business until his recent il This year marked his 55th year of actively owning and operating his business in New He was a member of First Protestant United Church of Christ where he sang in the church choir for 10 years and served on the church He was the chairman of the Comal County American Red Cross and served as service chairman for four Leissners other community involve ment through the years included Alphons Leissner charter membership in the Elks the New Braunfels Volunteer Fire Junior Chamber oi Sophienburg Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce and the Conservation For many Leissner played banjo with The Seven Owls for numerous charity Survivors include his Nelrose Leissner one Rosemarie Gregory one Lay ton Leissner one Alfred Leissner of Dumon four grandchildren and two Services are under the direction of Doeppenschmidt Funeral Police Report New Braunfels Police Wednes day afternoon arrested two South Carolina men on three third degree felony charges after they were spot ted drinking alcohol on an unlicensed The according to police began confessing to several outofcounty robberies and A search of their automobile turned up two a rifle and a sawedoff numerous gold and silver jewelry and electronic In Comal County Jail are Cecil Thad and Billy Joe Ted A 16yearold female compa nion was turned over to Teen Connec tion officials after police made con tact with her The girl told police the three had been stealing gas and other items to pay for their travels from as far away as The two men were both charged with unlawfully carrying a pro hibited unlawfully carrying a weapon on a licensed premise and unlawful possession of a firearm by a convicted They were magistrated by Justice of the Peace Blanchard who set bonds total ing for both Martin and Tedder each had several convictions out of South Carolina on armed dangerous burglary and weapons according to Through their police have cleared at least one burglary in Katy and officials there and in Fort Bend County are looking into clear ing other crimes there from evidence found by New Braunfels The men were arrested in the park ing lot of a convenience store in the 1200 block of West San Antonio Criminal mischief to an auto was reported overnight Wednesday in the parking of a restaurant in the 200 block of South Seguifl Theft of a bicycle was reported overnight Tuesday in the 300 block of North Hickory The bike was valued at eentiftued from Page t the Southern Association report was completed by a visiting team of educational experts in May but was hot made public in its complete form until this southern Association team members inspected both spending time with the students to found out how the children felt about their The report reflected that both schools have strong student pride as well as enormous support from parents and the the high school received commen dations for its use of par ticularly those who provided assistance in grading about stu dent sample TEAMS Also com mended were the new programs such as Olympics of the Minds and peer Several areas were cited as needing The ma jority of those areas centered around a lack of space at the The study also recommended that cur riculum guides be something Turman said the staff will continue to work The study recommended several physical changes at the middle school to update the The built in also was noted as an extremely well maintained Karnau said improvements at the school are being made as quickly as He added that the school district is at a cross roads as to build a new middle school or use newly ac quired property for another elemen tary He said the existing building is in good condition except for mostly cosmetic problems such as outdated lighting and All of these things recommenda tions for improvement are There wasnt anything that was They are just things that frankly take The report recommended that both schools should develop more clearly defined sex education Karnau said sex education at the middle school level consists of teaching about reproductive systems in science classes as a matter of life He agreed that the cur riculum needs to be improved but said it will take a major effort on the part of parents and the Its something that needs to be Its real sticky ground so we need to be sure lo set up a program that will the middle school principal He said sex education is too important to simply rush a pro gram into existence without first listening to the ideas of Well be working on it this This is going to have to come from the After the schools belong lo the Another subject which received a lot of attention at the middle school level was the special education department The Southern Associa tion commended thai program for providing individualized educational plans for each It also com Arrest Continued from Page A who began phoning the sheriffs of fice A sheriffs dispatcher Tuesday evening reported receiving scores of phone calls concerning the alleged We had one call from the com posite sketch that gave us good in said Rudy Rubio Wednesday afternoon after returning to the sheriffs office with Dannv Justice of the Peace Fred Stewart issued the arrest warrant Wednesday and Rubio and Vbarra executed it around 2 Sahm was not home when detectives In vestigators met with the mans father who phoned Sahm at the residence of his He was brought to the Royal Forest residence by the relative after about an hour long Rubio credited the mans arrest with release of the By late Monday and Tuesday copies of the sketch had been distributed throughout the county and was published in the Burglary of a motor vehicle was reported Tuesday night at a residence in the 400 block of North Houston Taken were tools and a tool box valued at Attempted burglary of a residence early Wednesday morning occurred in the 200 block of East Commerce Nothing was reported Theft of a barbecue pit was reported overnight Tuesday in the 900 block of McGar A subject used a broken beer bottle Wednesday evening to rob a 17 yearoJd man of at a convenience store at Hunter Road and FM The victim was not physically harm Theft of a 35 millimeter valued at was reported by a man Tuesday afternoon at a water park located in the 300 block of North Liberty Burglary Wednesday afternoon of a nonhabitation in the 1400 block of Frieneit Road was Taken were a stereo and answering mended the special education per sonnel fdf their enthusiasm and noted that student behavior ih the program is The study also noted that the studentteacher ratio in the middle schools special education program s high and that functional lesson Jlahs do not the study team tiembers noted that access to the special education area needs to be improved to accommodate physical ly handicapped Karnau said since the special education program is on the second floor of the building an elevator Would need to be Installed to make access possible for students in In the years that f have been here We have had only youngster in a wheelchair and thats been 36 Karnau He add ed that the matter will need to be con sidered by the districts longrange planning Also cited as an area of concern at the middle school was the fact that the percentage of minority staff members is far lower than the percentage of minority tn the school district as a less than 10 percent of teachers are Mispaftlc while 42 percent of students are the middle school staff was com mended for being friendly and pro fessional and maintaining good rap port with the study recommended that the district should recruit and employ more minority students as vacancies Karnau agreed that more minority teachers are needed and he said he has tried to change the adding that three minority members joined the middle school staff last We consistently search for the best It increasing the percentage of minority teachers Is something we really do work but its been the principal the Southern Association study commended the school district on its effort to meet the changing needs of The driver and traffic safety program at the high school did not even receive a recom mendation for improving faculty members from both the high school and middle school work ed throughout the 198688 school year to complete the selfstudy which the visiting professional used in Its ac creditation teachers divided into committees to study their areas of expertise as well as to consider Issues such as community involve ment and Lucille McDavid who serv ed on the steering committee for the high school selfstudy as well as chaired the committee studying the schools history said the study was benefitial to the teachers Although teachers spend numerous hours in committee meetings evaluating their own per formance as an educational she said the study improved the teachers sense of pride in their school and forced them to find ways to improve the State to help in search for teens body AUSTIN AP Two state agen cies were slated today to join the search for the remains of a 17year old youth who was washed away two weeks ago by the rampaging Guadalupe Bill Clements office John Bankston has been miss ing since July when floodwaters swept away a busload of Dallasarea church campers returning from a camp near The youth last was seen helping others to safety during the rivers worst flooding in 55 The bodies of nine other teenagers were recovered from thee river and 33 peo ple were Bankstons John Bankston on Monday visited with Hillary the governors chief of to ask for the states help in finding the Reggie Clements press on Wednesday said the state Highway Department would assign heavy equipment and crews to search debris piles along the river banks today and The Texas Forest Service also will donate equipment for the If there are no on Monday and Tuesday the Texas Association of General Contractors has agreed to send in volunteers and equipment to continue the Bashur Faith Continued from Page l Isaura will be time of coming to terms about the illness and I dont Sometimes I wish I could just get it Guerrero adding that the first few mon ths after learning of his he had the why me attitude and couldnt accept I didnt want to believe that I had he His wife and family supported him during the bad times and he has learned to face his Guerrero turned those bitter emotions into positive energy which he hopes will open eyes about the il lness and research being conducted to find a We made plans that when he we were go ing to go places together we cant plan said Isaura Guerrero during the conver sation at the Guerreros home at 087 When youre you dont think about things like when youre going to And how did we know it would turn out like she referring to her hus bands The Guerreros attend support sessions in San An tonio where they can exchange ideas with other ALS victims and their The talking they They have come to accept the fact that Guer rero will die from the probably within the next few years Some people still have a hard talking about Guerrero said about the other ALS victims who at tend support people say Its my I dont want anyone else to 1 tliink theyre denying I think its good to talk about The Guerreros said their four children and 20 have helped them and supported Now Guerrero is trying lo locate other ALS victims or persons with similar illnesses in the surrounding He thinks it is good to face the problem head on and exchange feelings and Even little he can be a problem like how to brush your teeth after losing control of hand muscles or how to hold a bar of soap in the Those things seem a lot smaller when talked about with people who have been in the same situation and who know how to handle it ALS victims eventually lose the use of their volun tary The mind remains unaffected during the in the ability lo think is one of the few abilities left in the final stages of the disease Guerrero said he dreads the day he loses the abili ty to But there is another way for ALS victims to A computer system has been developed through which ALS victims can simply move their eyebrows to communicate Guerrero is helping in the effort to purchase five of the systems to be used by ALS victims in the San Antonio area He said Wednesday that he plans to bring the need for the system to the attention of local organizations in hopes those groups will lend some financial sup port toward buying the which cost S In the span of six months to a if something doesnt happen Ill be Guerrero said mattcrofiactly He added that he already has decided he would rather not not prolong his life through artificial means But if there is some way 1 can thats beautiful Parents say Pentagon gunman thought he was Army General Ohio AP The gunman who was fatally shot when he charged past guards in the Pen tagon had a history of mental illness and hallucinations about who he his mother Dwain of was shot once in the back by a guard Wednesday morning and died two hours later at a hospital from a wound to his officials Doris Wallace and her said their son was a patient at a Voungstown psychiatric hospital in recent and once was under the delusion he was an Army general His doctor told us Dwain was very and you wouldnt know he had Mrs Wallace told reporters outside her home But sometimes he had hallucina tions about who he He transferred to a halfway house several months ago and told his Police early Tuesday morning arrested Jose Saucedo of Route Box on charges of burglary of a motor vehicle in con nection with an incident that oc curred in the 200 block of 81 Theft of a valued at was reported Tuesday evening in the 600 block of Creek Theft Tuesday afternoon of tools valued at was reported by a business in the 2200 block of In terstate 35 Burglary of a motor vehicle was reported Tuesday morning in the 600 block of East South Persons with Intgrmilign concern ing ioy felony crime are call Crime Stoppers at day gf and tg Hie officer n dy Cillers remain completely Stoppers pays rewars up tp tgr tnigr that leads to the arrest a04 jyry conviction pj persons ting felony parents Monday that he was going to Pittsburgh to seek work Mrs Wallace said her son called her long distance Tuesday night and seemed all right Wallace reportedly told Pentagon guards he wanted to talk to somebody about missiles before he brandished a handgun and bolted past a He was hit by one of two shots fired by a guard at and died at the National Or thopedic Hospital in Va Officials would not identify the guard who shot The shooting occurred directly beneath the offices of Defense Secretary Caspar Weinberger who was having breakfast at the time with Secretary of State George Shultz and Colin deputy to White House National Security Ad viser Frank said Mar vin a Pentagon The three heard the but Pen tagon officials said there was no evidence Wallace was attempting to reach Wallaces parents said he never served in the His problems began while he was in college when it was discovered he had a chemical his mother Before she said he was a good student and a remarkable son He never gave us a minute of trouble until he got 19 years old and we sent him to Dayton University And thats when he started having mental problems After that hes been in and out of the said Mrs Wallace In the fall of Wallace enrolled in the engineering program at the University of Dayton He attended through the spring of 1977 and return ed for half a summer session in said school spokesman Torn Bidwell Wallace married an exchange stu dent from Nigeria in according to Montgomery County records in Wallaces parents said he was divorced and the father of a girl His exwife has remarried and lives in New Orleans Police in a New Orleans said Wallace was ar rested in 1980 for storming a Sears Service Center with a handgun and looking for his who worked at the He later served two months in jail for aggravated assault Public Records Arraignments Precinct Justice the Peace Judge Blanchard Cecil Thad Martin charges of unlawfully carrying a prohibited unlawfully carrying a weapon on licensed premises and unlawful possession of a weapon by a convicted felon bonds totaling 6 BjJJy Joe Tedder charges of unlawfully carrying a prohibited unlawfully carrying a weapon on licensed premises and unlawful possession of a weapon by a convicted felon bonds totaling Jose SajAcedo burglary of a motor vehicle bond Precincts the Peace Judge Fred Stewart Wes Bennett Jackson theft of ser vice bond Brack Edward Jackson theft of service Births Qyt pf tpwn Mike Churchman and Laura Kublank of Spring Branch girl at Humana Womens Hospital on July Grandparents are Craig and Karen Kublank of Spr ing   

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