Tuesday, January 10, 1989

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 10, 1989, New Braunfels, Texas V Budget a top priority as Legislature opens AUSTIN AP State lawmakers gathered in Aus tin today for the opening of the 71st Texas Legislature with theif sights set on public work ers compensation problems as the Education mopeyis needed far prison reform AUSTIN AP Education and drug counsding programs are priorities to corrections that are being overlooked in the proposed state the chairman of the state prison board Seepages The District for the girls witti Trvy and New Braunfels All three boys teams begin their seconu today Valley k of dis New Braunfels 39 707 Landa New Texas Zeituno 377880 5126259144 Tuesday January 1989 25 Cents One 10 Pages Familv Crossing out J v seeking damages A Guadalupe County couple Mon day filed a milliondollar lawsuit against the Comal County Fair Associ Elroy Jonas and Lance regarding an incident when a steer struck them during the 1987 Raymond Haas and wife Virginia Haas are asking for million in damages incurred in the incident on the fairgrounds Haas claims a owned by the Jonas family and weighing approxi mately to got loose from the younger Jonas and vio lently struck knocked him down and continued to butt Plaintiffs would show that at that time plaintiffs sustained their said the said steer had broken had run some distance through a crowd of people and was totally uncontrolled at such time and that it was a dangerous animal by the time it struck the the suit Haas sustained and leg Haas claims she suffered serious society and assistance from her The fairgrounds on Common Street is owned by City of New but leased to the Comal County Fair Funds are essential for says DA By STEPHANIE DAVIS Staff Writer Discretionary funds in the district and county attorneys offices are essential in prosecuting obtaining equipment and sometimes buying a nieal for staff men says Comal Countys district So long as we are at the mercy of people who would rather pave roads than combat they discretionary funds are absolutely said Bill During commissioners court Reimer asked permission to operate the district attorneys discretionary funds the same way he operated the county attorneys hot check Commissioners did not act on the matter because it was not on the As county Reimer purchased computer equipment and night sticks and gave employee bonuses with money from the hot check Former District Attorney William Schroeder used approximately from his Department of Human Resources welfare fraud fund to purchase groce gifts and other supplies between 1984 and Though its under our discretion on how to spend the its still public Reimer If commis sioners are unwilling to set Im just not going to sit here and not collect the funds that would be Just because Im honest doesnt mean Im a damn who previously gave Christmas bonuses out of the hot check said he stopped that practice when an attorney generals opinion came out against I was willing to give that he At the it See Page 2 City adopts plan for extra funds Good day iveonto iriuoo will have to use some mariuevering around con struction work in the Crews today are pulling up trie abandoned railroad tracks near the intersection of Landa and Fredericksbufg and making the street smooth while other crews on Fredericteburg work to complete the LandaFredericksburg watershed drainagl pro approved by city voters in 1985 Photo by Deryl Clark New Braunfels City Council adopted the city managers street con struction plan to utilize excess monies from the 1985 bond program during a I The plan has three major compo said City Manager Paul Groh there is approximately set aside to do specific pro approximately will go to purchase street construction related equipment so that we may continue to save money by doing many jobs will be used for street con struction projects to be determined on an asneeded He said the plan sets a path which will propel Ihe city in the right direc tion for the next several Some of our worst problems have been we will have equipment to See Page 2 Men jailed on charge of burglarizing home Two New Braunfels men remain in Comal County jail today in lieu of a each on burglarizing a home and stealing Richard Earl 301 and Gary Gray 31 burglarized a home in the Canyon Lake area Rudy Comal County sheriffs All the rifles were he The men were arrested Friday after Precinct 1 Justice of the Peace Harold Krueger issued a warrant for their Crashlprobe continues City to make offer for old post office Investigations into the cause of the crash of a single engine which went dowri Friday night on a ranch in Comal conunues It may be several months before we finish the investi said Warren of the National Trans portation Safety Board in Fort There are several areas we are looking into to deter mine the cause of the he The wreckage has been picked up and brought to The 6 crash on a ranch approximately 10 miles from New Braunfels on Texas 46 killed pilot John of and passenger Warren The bodies were burned beyond recognition when the 1961 Beechcraft fixedwing plane crashed at according to law enforcement No other passen gers were reported on Theres no evidence of an inflight Wandel The plane skipped across the ground for approximately 250 yards after Wandel It caused a pretty substantial ground The fire covered approximately 10 according to The airplane had been flying southward toward San Antonio when it starling going down at a shallow angle which led to an authorities Flight records indicate the plane left Waco at The flight originated 3 in South There was low cloud cover at the time of the Remains of who was employed by Woodward Corporation in and of Hammond were taken to Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home in New The bodies later were transported to Travis County Medical Examiners Office for an By DAVID BUILTA An old United States Post Office in downtown New Braunfels will be city property if the government decides to accept an offer by New Braunfels City Council unanimously voted to offer for the building and property at the comer of North Gastell Avenue and West Mill We finally made the right contacts with the government went through all their red tape and this is a pro cess we must go through in order to be Considered to get thai building City Manager Paul Qrohman told MJ think the price tag is somewhere w the I do not for our we shewJd spend anywhere near that Grohman If you warn make an entry or some type of request tor the my sugges tion is a token of a or along that He said the city would not want to look at purchasing the old Post Office except for a token Ive been asking that we do this for a long said Council Mem ber Bill Its not being used at We can do something with Asbestos has been removed from the building roof repairs are needed to prevent water damage and there is a water problem in the base The property also does not have adequate parking to comply with city If the purchase is approved and the old Post Office becomes city proper it could be leased to eliminate a vacant building in the downtown bus iness Pege 2 Council renames accepts downtown report New Braunfels City Council approved a request by the Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commer ce to rename the New Braunfels Mun icipal Airport and accepted a report from the Chambers Target Down town Committee during a regular meeting Monday David chairman of the Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce Task Force on Streets and said the Chambers Industrial Development Committee has worked with an increasing num ber of aviationrelated industrial pros pects who have considered locating at In order to facilitate the Improvements necessary to the down town It Is the general consensus of the and agreed to by the Chambers Board of that the city consider hiring a downtown Target Downtown Chairman Ted the New Braunfels Airport in recent Because of the lack of infrastruc ture especially because of inadequate road access to the the businesses have not moved to Pavid said the chamber created a Task Force on Streets and Highways to study and formulate recommenda tions for importing and expanding which could have a significant impact on economic Good road access to and from the airport is a primary objective of the he Since the air 2 Gadhafi vows retaliation if attacks plant he could not rule fftlifi 1W Gadhafi also said he expected relations with Bjegawe it if a factory tfcaj son In an interview publish Gjghjfi ssid the wJtoig danger I MMMM wf flKftmlpjl uumnnaia Even the factories which make atom bombs are a cause of danger and so we should destroy And this is what should If they the yjjjjjpf Slates destroy ijjjs fcctojy we anything American today in USA hole world is wzedaad surprised by the Asked if he approved of chemical We are against use of any We should bury this silly and stupid policy with Jbe previous he The Libyan leader again denounced last weeks shooting down by fighters of two Libyan jets over toe offi cials said the incident was an act of selfdefense unrelated to the Rabta plant Cloudy skies with warmer temp eratures are on tap for today with the high around 60 More clouds will move into the area tonight and the low will be 50 Wednesday will be most ly cloudy with a chance of rain and a high of 64 The low will be 50 Inside gto 6 3 DEAR 4 Y f8 TV 4 2 Stammtisch Tonights the night for all the brides to be to grab their moms and attendants and head to the Bridal hosted by the New Braunfels Bridal Fair The doors to the Civ ic Center will open at and a fashion show arranged by Celebrations will begin about Brides will be eligible for major prizes and will be treated to displays by 17 where she may make decisions on such details as china caterers and the Learning that or someone you has cancer is frighten The fears of the unknown can be devastating to ourselves and our but accurate information is one of the best weapons to help deal with the diagnosis of To that Southwest Oncology Hospice New Braunfels and McKenna Memorial Hospital are sponsoring an eightweek cancer support group for cancer their family and their The first meeting is with What is Cancer presented by John Whitecar of Southwest The program will include an education a time of questions and and general The program is free and will be at the Garza Street across the street from the main entrance to the from 6 to The group will meet each Tuesday for eight then members will decide how often they want to Other topics to be presented include Whats needling you Che motherapy Fact God didnt give you Staying fit when in the Sallys Social Survival Ser What do you do with all that blood and Go for the gus For more call McKennas Social Service Depart ment at extension Democratic Women of Comal County are meeting tonight at 7 at Subs downtown g

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