New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, November 18, 1987

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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 18, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas Local basketball teams go 3-2 inopt... 7 — ge12A New Braunfels >iv Vol 134 No 224 707 Landa St New Braunfels Te»as 78*30 (US^S 377-800* 512-625*9144 Zeitung Wednesday November 18 198? 25 Cents T wo Sections 28 PagesSA media reports untrue -NBPD’s RoqueLULAC adopting wait-and-see attitude with Schroeder Lunch and I-earti about dietary fiber NMth th** Comal Counts Lu ten ston Service Thursday from 12 IO to 12 30 at the extension office 1115 N VA ainu! Anent Julie Johnson and program assistant tvbbie Williford will present ways to better meet nutritional requirements for dietary fiber Participants will examine their current fiber intake and learn bow to include a variety of high fiber foods in their diet Call €25 i#17H for more information and remember to take your brown bag lunch Tea will be provided The I SKT Comal County Food Show will feature a Fiesta of Fa**!' Saturday scores of Comal Counts t H ers have teen working hard to prepare recipes for the annual show which will he at Mtl* Elementary School After the judg mg doors will open to the public for tasting ami viewing at pm It s free Members of the t omal Kepubhcan Men x Club will hold an organizational meeting Thursdav at 'pm at Fagtes Hall on E A! »» rn Canyon ('ny snacks will be served and the group probably will cie* t of firers lr New Braunfels call Jack H. >rchers at 625 TTH and in ( anson I ake Call (Juries Billings a! *4 >24 for more information Tonight from 5 to 6 at Walnut ♦> Theater in Walnut Square the t oui ai I nit of the Ament an Cancer Si* lets will host a kick off tor th* I l*K I, feat Amel u an sne ins Hit which is tomorrow If \ <»u gu fey the kl* koff ami drop off \our cigaret tr-s you re registered to wit) either a > membership to Iota, Fitness (Jut or a \i* gift certificate to High BreHhm Ha?' An organ ami piano concert will fje presented at t p rn sundav at the ( anvon Lake t nit***! Vlcthdio <'hunch Flint stone I >r ive Motule Home b s!ates Meier Bas Mural organist ami h lt/«»f»rih pianist will tm ludr in their sr les turns s lassie al am! srav>flal favorite* amt g**s{ie( A tree will offering will ta* rec et v »*d tit establish a fund for a new organ The put IU is invites! to the com rd File Al IM l*elta I Rapter of Beta sigma Phi is planning a Breakfast with santa cm tie* from * c to II a rn at s*s»-it. y Ie men tars s*h««»i AU pro* reds will go to Hie < omal * ountv Emergent > Children a shelter Tickets to ttir Breakfast with Nan ta an Ho ami will m* lust* breakfast entertainment puppet sinews games Hi j4x*to with san 'a ami lake home surprise- sack Tit krtfc are im sale now ami may Im purr Used at th* Klf> Company has Toymaker Merle Norman Cosmetics in Lamia Plaza and i Th >1 let I s downtown For more information i ail Canli Afd al ♦■£'* ( '** or Kathy Fischer at h25 141k M(»PE Hispanics organized for Public Education will meet the first ami third Wednesday of even month arn! are meeting tonight at 7 kl p m al the th4) Family ( CD t enter Guest will In- New Braunfels Middle School prim ipal Hill Far nau HOPE hopes to address th** problem of th** large number of Hispanic high school druj*>uls B* DAVID MAY Stat* Writer New Braunfels police investigators Imlay called untrue reports earned Tuesday evening on a San Antonio television station indicating a second arrest is near in a Nev 8 fatal hit and run accident That is incorrect said Lf Felix Roque of reports aired at 5 and IO p rn on KMOL TA We are check mg out some information and we still have a long way to go What we are cheeking out is rumors Police are continuing to investigate the accident and the possibility Wesiev Scott Strickland 22 of Ca nyon Lake may have been mtox teated when his car struck two women on Interstate 15 Facts of the case presently do not indicate Strickland was inebriated or operating his car recklessly It is believed a second individual was in Strickland s car because of an out ward indentation found on the passenger side of the car s wind shield The televised report also featured Comal District Attorney William Schroeder s refusal to discuss the case with a representative of the League of Inned Latin American Citizens The LULAC representative appeared at Schroeder s office Tues day with family members of Maria Blanco. 20 Blanco died from injuries sustained when she and a friend Elite Mares 15 were struck by a car traveling on Interstate Jo Schroeder said Tuesday he would be willing to meet with family members privately but would not allow the incident to become politically involved I cannot allow that kind cf influence on this or any other use the prosecutor stated It is an at tempt of propriety on the DA of flee Strickland has been charged with failure to stop anc render aid and revocation of probation for tamper- See HUMORS Pape 2A Clouds are moving in to help drop the temperatures a little as today’s high temperature is expel led to reach only To with southeast winds at 5 to IU mph Mostly cloudy and collier tonight with a low of 41 and north winds The Menu CLASSIFIED 8 I IB COMICS 4B CROSSWORD 3A OLAR ABBY SB EDUCATION bk ENTERTAINMENT 10A HOROSCOPE 4B KALEIDOSCOPE I I ?B OPINIONS 4A SPORTS............ 12 ISA TV LISTINGS 4B WEATHER__ 2A He«al<jZe" Cheer Fund kicks off The HerMJd Zettun# along w ith Hie National Guard and Community Ser vice Center have kicked oft the aiutual drive to pruv ilk* Christmas dinners for needy families in the New Braunfels area This year the annual ( fleer Fund kicks off with a balance of Sikh 27 I-est year Hie fund started with a balance of $1,221 2U and through Hie generous donations of residents met th** goal lo feed 2uu families The goal is to again provide dinner for Ami families which means more than $4 UUU must he collected before De*. IM Tile Herald bedung w ill publish Hie names of contributors to the Cheer Fund each day Contributions are tax deductible ami may tie made at the newspaper office at 707 Landa New Braunfels Texas 78130 For more in formation or to arrange (or pickup of donations call C arol Avery at 625 9144 The New Braunfels High School Future Homemakers of America club tomorrow will try to help smokers kick the habit during the Great American Smokeout The PHA members will be adopting fellow NBHS students during the day to help them find other things to do besides takes a putt Among the helpers are PHA members, back row from left senior Dan ny Medina, junior Stacey Howard and junior Hector Natal while the smokers are. from left junior Mark West junior Deborah Ross and freshman Jason Toiand. The Smokeout kicks-oft tonight from 5 to 6 at Walnut 6 Theater Take your cigarettes and register for a drawing (Photo by Deryl Clark). Investigator seeking help in locating Schools may lose $90,000 in funding on*- dog ami seven cats re* **ntiy and who I iv**' in the subdivision where the suspected poisonings have taken plate said she wants adion {rom county officials to <l«*ter tabers from taking similar measures This man just took the law into his own hands said Betty Moore lf they don t prosecute it s going to he an open mv nation lur others to do Ult same ( ruelty to animals is a ( lass A misdemeanor and upon conviction See POISONING Page 2A Reports show pets poisoned B» DAVID MAY S’a*r Wf t*er I issue samples from two animats believed poisoned by anti freeze tested punitive this wee* (t*T Ira*.es of ethylene glycol Hie toxic substance tobtained in anti freeze an*] officials are now awaiting result' of fund 'ample' taken from the same animals We are waiting for results of the had samples ami we can t taXe any aition until we get those results it Hint y Attorney BU Brinie? said to day Those ilet erin mat ions are due this week A dog was euthaTU/rd late .ast week bv Dr Jeff (florin veterinarian and owner ut ( anvon Animal ( lime bringing to lour dogs and two * als th* nurntier of animals believed to have died from compit* aborts a result of anti freeze poisoning* Authorities have a suspect in Uh* cruelty to animals investigation a resident rn lh*- daks subdivision wliete Uh* susjhh U*d poisonings have occurred We got some results in of the animal tissue 'aid Helmet I hev had leer; ted anti freeze The coun tv prosecutor declined to disc us' 'pee.ft* s rn the . as** and whether authority*' have grounds for cruelty to animal charges a Class A misde meats it v/umn .ast week sen! sample' of animal tissue as well as food s< raps recovered from a yard in the subdue sion to Texas AkM t niversitv for analyst' He said he he* ame suspu KHI* of a growing number of animals in the area dying from kidnev failure The tissue specimens were from a eat and a log According to neighbors who have l**sl pets over the past >* veral weeks food and meat scraps laced with anti freeze were left out for animals quoin said animals esp*' sally t ats. can U* attracted to anti freeze tai aas*- the substance has a sweet smell arni taste Animals often die slow agonizing deaths after ingesting anti freeze depending on the dosage consumed th** veterinarian said At least one woman who has lost Comal County schools stand to lose roughly sun (**> per year in state fun ding under the terms of a new plan tentatively approved by the State Board of Education The New Braunfels and Coma! school districts stand to lose $5 and $12 per student respectively should the new plan become reality Lonnie Curtis NBlhDs finance director told school trustees a mon thly meeting Tuesday that the new plan would mean a statewide average decrease of some $y in state funds per student Figures from the state Board of Education indicate that the New Braunfels school district would jose an estimated $23 290 under the new plan Comal school district could lose $12 per student in state funding for a total of SAA >44 The new state funding formula would cut state education spending by $26 million Ed Flathouse of the Texas Education Agency 's financing division said the plan is 'highly ten tame and emphasized that the current plan accepted by the state board likely will undergo changes before being approved in January or February That was simply the first reading Flathouse said in refer See FUNDS Page 2A NB1SD may settle asbestos law suit B y SARAH DUKE Stab Writer New Braunfels I>D may soon settle a five year cia" act kin lawsuit con cerning asbestos in Texas schools '.aid NBInD 'superintendent Charles Bradberry The NB1SD Board of Trustees voted Tuesday to authorize an at tomey to bring suit against the manufacturers responsible for astestos in local schools Bradberry said the authorization was “a technicality because similar ap proval had been obtained when legal action began The superintendent said that tie* ause the membership on the board has changed so dramatically in the last five years he wanted to make sure that all members understood the district s involvement in the class action lawsuit The resolution approved Tuesday authorizes attorney Martin Dies to represent the school district to bring claims against anyone or any business responsible for the presence of astart os in district buildings Bradtxrry said the only asbestos known to have been in district buildings was removed several years ago from New Braunfels High School The superintendent said today the district is seeking to recover the expense minus attorney’s fees. of removing that material thought lo cause canc er NB1SD is one cf K school districts See SUIT Pag*r !A Adopt a smoker theft suspect Comal ('ountv Sheriff s in v**s»igators are continuing their search this week for a man sought in last week s failed holdup of a Garden Bulge area convenience store A clerk at the Dine Star Ice House J- M .»*« and KA! 22.'>2 gave police a iesnptien of a gunman wha walked into the store on the morning of Nov I' brandish***! a gun arui leman*led monev The gunman reportedly fled without obtaining any of the 'tore s receipts and left IN- clerk physically unharmed The su%pe* ted gunman is Sesnhed as a white male approximately 22 to •» years of ag*- and weighing approx imately lf»* pound' He stands ap proximately I feel I inch lo 6 feet J .rn hrs tall He has blues eve' and walst length blood hair ahi* h at the time rf the attempted holden was in a pony tall See SUSPf CT Page :a ;

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