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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 18, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas Local basketball teamsgo32 New Braunfels 224 707 Landa Texas 78130 USPS 377800 5126259144 Zcitung ge12A Wednesday November 25 Cents Two 28 Pages Lunch and Learn about dietary fiber with the Comal County Exten sion SenIce Thursday from to at the extension 1115 Agent Julie Johnson and program assistant Debbie Willtford will present ways to better meet nutritional requirements for dietary Participants will examine their current fiber Intake and learn hosv to Include a variety of high fiber foods In their diet Call 625 9178 for more information and remember to take your brown bag lunch Tea will be The Comal County Food Show will feature a Fiesta of Foods Saturday Scores of Comal County 4 Hers have been working hard to prepare recipes for the annual which will be at Seele Elementary School After the judg doors will open to the public for tasting and viewing at 3 p m Its free Members of the Comal Republican Mens Club will hold an organizational meeting Thursday at 7pm at Eagles Mall on FM 30ttn Canyon City Snacks will be served and the group probably will elect of fleers In New Braunfels call Jack Borchers at 625 7711 and in Canyon call Charles Billings at 4 M24 for more information Tonight ram 5 to 6 at Walnut 6 Theater in Walnut Square the Com al Unit of the American Cancer Society will host a kick off for the 1SW7 Great American uhlch is tomorrow H you go by the kickoff and drop off your cigaret youre registered to win either membership to Total Fitness Club or a gift certificate to High Hrehm Hats An organ and piano concert will be presented at i p m Sunday at the Canyon Lake tnitel Methodist Church Flmtstont Drive Mobile Home Estates Helen and pianist will include in their selections classical and seasonal favorites and gospel A freewill offering uill be receiv ed to establish a fund for a new organ The public is invited to the concert The Xl Pi lklta Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi is planning a Breakfast with Santa on lkc i from to llam at SeekElementary school All proceeds will go to the Comal County Kmergency Childrens Shelter Tickets to the Breakfast with San ta are and will include entertainment puppet games etc photo with San and take home surprise sack are on sale now and may be purchsed at the KID Das Merle Norman Cosmetics in Lamia Plaza and Cholletts downtown For more call Carol Ard at 625 or Kalhy Fischer at 6251419 HOPK Hispanics Organized for Public Education will meet the first and third Wednesday of every month and are meeting tonight at p at the Holy Family CCH Center Guest will be New Braunfels Middle School principal Bill Kar nau HOPE hopes to address the problem of the large number of Hispanic high school dropouls Clouds are moving in to help drop the temperatures a little as todays high temperature is expected to reach only 70 with southeast winds at 5 to 10 mph Mostly cloudy and colder tonight with a low of 41 and north winds The Menu SA media reports untrue NBPDs Roque LULAC adopting waitandsee attitude with Schroeder BYDAVIDMAY Staff Writer New Braunfels police investigators today called untrue reports carried Tuesday evening on a San Antonio television station indicating a second arrest is near In a 8 fatal hit andrun That is said Felix Roque of reports aired at 5 and 10 on KMOLTV We are check Investigator seeking help in locating theft suspect Comal County Sheriffs in vestigators are continuing their search this week for a man sought in last weeks failed holdup of a Garden Ridgearea convenience store A clerk at the Lone Star ice House FM 3ooy and FM gave police a desnplion of a gunman who walked into the store on the morning of Nov brandished a gun and demanded money The gunman reportedly fled without obtaining any of the stores receipts and left he clerk physically unharmed The suspected gunman is desnbed as a white approximately 22 to years of and weighing approx imately 180 pounds He stands ap proximately 6 feet 1 inch to 6 feet 3 inches tall He has blues eyes and waistlength blond which at the time of the attempted holdup was in a pony tail PageJA ing out some information and we still have a long way to What we are checking out is Police are continuing to investigate the accident and the possibility Wesley Scott of Ca nyon may have been intox icated when his car struck two women on Interstate Facts of the case presently do not indicate Strickland was inebriated or operating his car It Is believed a second individual was in Stricklands car because of an out ward indentation found on the passenger side of the cars wind The televised report also featured Comal District Attorney William Schroeders refusal to discuss the case with a representative of the League of United Latin American The LULAC representative appeared at Schroeders office Tues day with family members of Maria Blanco died from injuries sustained when she and a Ef fle were struck by a car traveling on Interstate Schroeder said Tuesday he would be willing to meet with family members but would not allow the Incident to become politically I cannot allow that kind of in fluence on this or any other the prosecutor It is an at tempt of propriety on the DAS of Strickland has been charged with failure to stop and render aid and revocation of probation for tamper See PagezA Schools may lose in funding Comal County schools stand to lose roughly per year in state fun ding under the terms of a new plan tentatively approved by the State Board of The New Braunfels and Comal school districts stand to lose S5 and S12 per student respectively should the new plan become Lonnie NBISDs finance told school trustees a mon thly meeting Tuesday that the new plan would mean a statewide average decrease of some S9 in state funds per student Figures from the State Board of Education indicate that the New Braunfels school district would lose an estimated under the new Comal school district could lose per student in state funding for a total of The new state funding formula would cut state education spending by Ed of the Texas Education Agencys financing said the plan is highly ten tative and emphasized that the cur rent plan accepted by the state board likely will undergo changes before being approved in January or That was simply the first Flathouse said in refer See Page2A NBISD may settle asbestos lawsuit Reports show pets poisoned By DAVID MAY Stall Writer Tissue samples rum tuo animals believed poisoned by and freeze tested positive this week for traces of ethylene the toxic substance contained in and officials are now awaiting results of food samples taken from the same animals We are waiting for results of the food samples and we cant take any action until we gel those results County Attorney Bill Reamr said to day Those determinations are due this week A dog was euthanized late last week by Or Jeff veterinarian and owner of Canyon Animal Clinic bringing to four dogs and two cats the number of animals believed to have died from complications as a result of anilfreeze poisonings Authorities have a suspect m the cruelty loanimals investigation a resident in The Oaks subdivision where the suspected poisonings have occurred We got some results in of the animal tissue said Reimer They had been fed amifreeze The coun ty prosecutor declined to discuss specifics in the case and whether authorities have grounds for cruelty to animal a Class A misde meanor Qumn last week sent samples of animal tissue as well as food scraps recovered from a yard in the subdivi sion to Texas University for anahsis He said he became suspicious of a growing number of animals m the area dying from kidney failure The tissue specimens were from a cat and a dog According to neighbors who have lost pets over the past several food and meat scraps laced with anti freeze were left out for yuinn said especially can be attracted to antifreeze because the substance has a sweet smell and taste Animals often die agonizing deaths after ingesting depending on the dosage the veterinarian said At least one woman who has lost one dog and seven cats recently and who lives in the subdivision where the suspected poisonings have taken said she wants action from county officials to deter others from taking similar measures This man just look the law into his own said Betty If they dont its going to be an open invitation for others to do the Cruelty to animals is a Class A misdemeanor upon See Page2A By SARAH DUKE Staff Writer New Braunfels ISO may soon settle a fiveyear classaction lawsuit con cerning asbestos in Texas said NBISD Superintendent Charles The NBISD Board of Trustees voted Tuesday to authorize an at torney to bring suit against the manufacturers responsible for asbestos in local Bradberry said the authorization was a technicality because similar ap proval had been obtained when legal action The superintendent said that because the membership on the board has changed so dramatically in the last five he wanted to make sure that all members understood the districts involvement in the class action 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 asbestos in district Bradberry said the only asbestos known to have been in district buildings was removed several years ago from New Braunfels High The superintendent said today the district is seeking to recover the ex minus attorneys of removing that material thought to cause NBISD is one cf 82 school districts See Page2A Adopt a smoker Cheer Fund kicks off The HeraldZeitung along with the National Guard and Community Ser vice Center have kicked off the annual drive to provide Christmas dinners for needy families in the New Braunfels This the annual Cheer Fund kicks off with a balance of 27 Last the fund started with a balance of and through the generous donations of residents met the goal to feed 200 families The goal is to again provide dinner for 200 families which means more than must be collected before The HeraldZeitung will publish the names of contributors to the Cheer Fund each Contributions are taxdeductible and may be made at the newspaper at 707 New Texas 78130 For more in formation or to arrange for pickup of call Carol Avery at 625 The New Braunfels High School Future Homemakers of America club tomorrow will try to help smokers kick the habit during the Great American The FHA members will be adopting fellow NBHS students during the day to help them find other things to do besides takes a Among the helpers are FHA back row from senior Dan ny junior Stacey Howard and junior Hector while the smokers from junior Mark West junior Deborah and freshman Jason The Smokeout klcks off tonight from 5 to 6 at Walnut 6 Take your cigarettes and register for a drawing Photo by Deryl
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