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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 17, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas High school basksketball begins See Page New Braunfels Tuesday November 25 Cents 223 707 Landa New Texas 78130 USPS 377800 5126259144 Two 20 Pages Its flu season and the Comal County Health Department has just received a shipment of 150 doses of the Trivalent vaccine or the 198788 flu For anyone interested in preventing the the vaccines will be offered each Wednesday while supplies from 9 to am and from 2 to The health department is at 705 Comal Ave and the vaccines cost J6 per per son The druene Kountry 4H Club is hosting a scavenger hunt at the ex tension 1115 N on Thursday at 6 15 p m to collect goods for the Food Pantry at First Protestant Church The regular meeting will follow at 7 io p m New Braunfels Area Button Club members will sit around their slam mlisch at Heights apartments at 1 ft p m Wednesday to modern metal buttons produced im mediately after World War II Betty Remap will show some of the ugliest and most beautiful but tons resulting from the Marshall Plan dismantling uf munitions fat tones The Biblical admonition ol turning swords into plowshares was literally accomplished as bullets txHame buttons In addition to the fanciful buttons creative moun tings of dogs and dragons on buttons will be shown All visitors are welcome The Comal Unit of the American Cancer Society will hold a bake salt Saturday beginning at 10 a in in front ol Kroger s The next meeting of the VFW Memorial Post Start will Inlkc 1 at 7 p m The post auxiliary is sponsoring a Thanksgiving Dance Nov Jl from 7 p m to 1 a in with muMc by B C Smith and Admission is per couple and setups and beer will be available The post is in the new building behind Carpenters Hard ward and Burch Automotive on KM i67J For morv call Kw 7774 or 8V9 Officials say fire caused by heater By OAVIDMAY Stall Writer New Braunfels fire officials have decided an early Monday morning fire that killed one man and injured another was an accident caused by an electric space heater apparently igniting clothing nearby Firemen found the body of Floren cio in the kitchen of the Cherokee Trailer Park mobile home off Texas 46 South An autopsy per formed by a Travis County medical examiner ruled Hubio died of smoke inhalation His body was burned beyond Treated and released from McKen na Memorial Hospital was Pofirio 24 Arburlo suffered first and seconddegree burns to the back of his shoulders and hands New Braunfels fire officials reported receiving the call around j a m The trailer was engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived The threebed room trailer and its contents were with losses estimated at a pickup truck loaded with musical equipment was at an estimated loss of approximately Bureau is gathering data on employment and unemploy menl Irom reisdents in this area un til Nov The local dala will con tribute to the national labor force picture lu le released Dec 4 by the Burrau o Labor Statistics In addi lion for this month only data will be gathered from Armed forces veterans to be used to evaluate their participation in Ihe labor force and in various government programs for veterans Hispanics have the largest numlKT of school dropouts and HOPF Hiipanics Organisation for Public is trying to gel to the root of the problem The group will Umeeting the lirsl and second Wednesdays of each month at 1 p m at the Holy Family l CD Center Call iJ5 4I4H for more information Community Kducation is teaming up with HeartMart a health and See STAMMTISCH Page 2 J Sunny days are here again Todays high will be 72 and that will be the trend this week until about Friday when another cold front will roll in for a few Tonights low will be 44 with northwest winds at about 10 Wednesday will be fair and sunny with a high of about 75 and an evenings low of 42 with northerly winds of 15 mph A brief cold front will roll in either Thursday or Friday br inging cold weather then clearing up by the The Menu Apparently a space heater in the back of the residence came on and ig nited some combustible material clothing from as far as we can said Fire Marshal Elroy He said that apparent ly the heater had been left on for several but because of warm weather over the weekend had not been operated until cooler weather set in early Monday According to witnessand ire official both men were asleep and were the only occupants at the Rubio awakened and yelled for Arburto to escape Arburto searched for an opening in the smokefilled trailer and escaped by knocking out a window and leaping through Firefighting units from two sta tions answered the call and were able to extinguish the blaze fairly A neighboring trailer sustained minor heat and smoke damage to its exterior Both victims worked at New Braunfels Sausage Rubio had been separated for several years See Page 1 New Braunfels Firefighters work to clear the scene of a Monday morning fire apparently caused by an electric space heater that ignited clothing and destroyed a mobile Photo by Frances Zaffirinj visits high school 3P State Sen Judith Zaffinm visits with Dr Arlen Tieken Photo by Frances Bridges Dont run away from Com plete your Dont do drugs That was State Sen Judith Zaf firims message to Canyon High School social studies students when she visited that campus Monday on a tour of her 21st senatorial district At her side Monday was her ad ministrative aide Karen who is a 1982 graduate of Canyon High School and the daughter of and Mrs Cliff Kstes of New Braunfels like is a graduate of the University of Texas at Focusing on the bicentennial of the US the senator told the high school students the document is a literary studied by journalism and English classes across the as well as by government and law What right is guaranteed to you by the she asked the high schoolers The right to an she stressing the importance of completing high school and some type of higher education or training Eight of U runaways commit a crime within two weeks after leaving she telling the students that if they have problems at they should work them Page Chamber sets dates for 22nd conference The Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce board directors this week announced the 1988 dates for the 22nd Texas Legislative The annual which draws political leaders from across the will be March 10 and 11 at the New Braunfels Civic Charles Berger will head the arrangements committee and it was announced that former Con gressman Kent who was recently appointed to the Texas Railroad will chair the advisory The Texan of the Year Award will be presented at a reception on March 10 and the conference will take place during the day March Berger reported that state and national leaders will be included in panels and as speakers during the conference which he said should attract 500 to 600 Tex Other Chamber reports includ ed the announcement of a telemarketing membership drive by Immediate Past President John to be held on 2 and Chunn said the goal for this drive is in new pledged in come with 72 new Other board business included a report on membership mixers by Director Pete He noted the mixers had become popular and it appears there be one each month for the next several Landmark Square along with Wuests Grocery will spon sor a mixer for December and Krueger Chevrolet will host one in See Page2 NBU board to review hydroelectric bonds Canyon Lake gates remain open The gates at Canyon Lake will re main ojien until mechanical pro blems are worked out lo allow 75 cubic feel per second to flow over the the Guadalupe Blanco River Authority general manager said to day The gates were lo have been closed during the weekend to make way for construction of a hydroelectric plant at the base of the dam John G BRAs general said earlier today that closing the gates has been delayed until pumps can be made to pump the needed amount o water over the dam They i workers at the site have been working on getting the pumps to discharge up to 75 cfs They were working on getting them up to speed because we were having some minor problems with the they were heating up a little Specht said While the gates are water will be pumped over the dam and into the river below the present discharge GBRA is closing the gate to allow construction workers to line the con duit within the dam as part of the hydroelectric plant construction Specht said the recent rain in the area was not enough not affect the construction He added that the river authority has received the necessary government approvals to close the gates In case of flooding work at the site will be halted and the gates within the dam will be opened to lower the lake level 2 men die in wreck By SARAH DUKE Stall Writer New Braunfels Utilities Board of Directors face approval Wednesday of a bond issue to fund the Canyon Lake hydroelectric pro ject already under John general manager of theGuadalupeBlanco River Authori ty which is building the said the bond issue will come under scrutiny by GBRA directors Thurs The bonds are being issued by GBRA but NBU will be responsible for paying the debt for the project which will provide about 5 percent of the power used in New The interest for the bond package will be determined by bids to be open ed at 4 Wednesday at the NBU Board Specht said the bond market has dropped which is good for Were looking at possibly percent i interest rate i or below but well just have to wait and he Bob NBUs general said he expects a reasonable interest Its look ing pretty The market is pretty flat and I dont expect any sur he Sohn added that no bids had arriv ed at his office yet this He said he expects to see them arriving by this afternoon or They bond usually wait until the last minute to see how the market is he Thursdays if follows a NBU bond issue See Page Funeral services are scheduled for Wednesday at l at Doep penschmidt Funeral Home for Chris Andrew who died Sun day evening in a headon collision on Texas 46 just inside Kendall County who lived in was a heavyequipment operator for Saur Construction Company Also killed was Mark Anthony of Pipe Both Wallace and Wesserman died at the Wallaces 4yearold was in fair condition Monday at Medical Center Hospital in San as were Brandy Lee and Cheri Nicole Joey was in serious condition at Brooke Army Medical Center at Fort Sam The two pickup trucks collided headon around 7 Sunday ap proximately 3 miles east of Wallace will be buried in Fischer Cemetery following the Wednesday afternoon with the Rev Ray Kramer Visitation was to begin at noon Wallace was a member of Luhteran Church in Bulverde and the Church in the He was also ac tive in the Boy Scouts of America and Germania Farmer Verein The family has requested memorials be made to the Boy Scouts of He is survived by his father and and LaMerle
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