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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 13, 1989, New Braunfels, Texas Clements plafys include prison AUSTIN AP Texas Mouseand Senate leaders say they dont see milch alternative to paying fbf pris on construction with bond as proposed by Bill Clements in his criffiiMl justice I See Page 3 One game into SV girls enjoy the lead The District 284A girls race is just one game but Smithson Valley has already matched the number of wins it had last The Rangerettes will get a chance to prove themselves again tonight in Kerrville against the Tivy Lady See Page 7 chance iu Tnefes plenty 01 time to decide wno become for the 1989 Maskenball sponsored by tne German American Society and Helen RfaybilPs Cos tume Chalet is the place to find that new See Sundays Kaleidoscope New Braunfels 45 New Texas 78130 DSPS Zeituno 377880 5126259144 Friday January 1989 25 Cents One 12 Pages Falling leaves County to receive shelter funds i X Old Man vyinter arrived this week with a on your just like The rain is bringing with him wind and colder tempera expected to continue through with slightly Be careful when youre driving around town warmer temperatures arriving Sunday maybe today and Saturday because the rain will slap a leaf Plpoto by beryl By DAVID BUILTA Staff Writer Comal County has been selected to receive funds to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the New Braunfels A national board made up of national voluntary organi zations and chaired by the Federal Emergency Manage ment selected Comal County to receive United Way of America will provide the administrative staff and function as fiscal The board was charged to distribute funds appropriated by Congress to help expand the capacity of food and shel ter programs in highneed areas around the A local board made up of Comal County Judge Fred Dick Koegle and Herb Schneider representing Police question pair in burglary and representatives of Food Community Council of South Central Red and Salvation Army will determine how funds awarded to Comal County are to be distributed among emergency food and shelter programs run by local service organiza tions in the We received a notification that Comal County had been awarded available to us and that they would send half of it immediately if we could provide them an authority that would be responsible for choosing and mak ing sure any particular agency was capable of managing these said Dick who was asked by Judge Clark to chair the local See Page 2 Classified documents block North trial WASHINGTON AP The judge in the IranContra case today dismissed the two criminal charges that accused fired National Security Council aide Oliver North of illegally diverting more than million in Iran arms sa proceeds to the Nicaraguan District Judge Gerhard Gesell said he had no choice but to grant the motion by independent counsel Lawrence Walsh to dismiss the con spiracy and theftcounts against The Reagan administration had refused to allow use of some clas sified documents bearing on the charges in the It is apparent that the attorney general and the independent counsel are unable to ing to proceed in connection with the conspiracy and theft said j The court is powerless to direct fhe case to proceed onthe two main The judge droppedthe charges under a section of the Classified mation which the attorney general may certify that a trial may result in the disclosure of classified Attorney General DicKThornburgh made that certification in a declara tion filed Thursday withvpesell at the judges Walsh last week gave up his pursuit 1 of the conspiracy and theft of govern ment property charges against North after the administration refused to declassify portions of documents that 1 Gesell said were needed in order for North to get a fair At a hearing Gesell touched on one of the areas of classified material that was among the most sen sitive with the He pointed to the portion of his order 12 that said that in many cases the government must provide the full text of intelligence reports in open court in any trial of See Page 2 By STEPHANIE DAVIS Staff Writer in the burglary charges may be responsible for a rash of car dealership burglaries in South and Central including the breakin of Milt Ferguson Motor in New Ricky Vargas waits in the Bel County jail in lieu of posting two bonds mid Ron a former police waits to post one said Mike Temple Police Both men are charged with burg lary and may be responsible for burg larizing Milt Ferguson Motor 699 San Antonio said New Braunfels Police Department detective Mario Guerrero said Vargas See Page 2 Plant prepared for dedication All systems arc go for the Satur days dedication of Canyon Hydro electric Directors and employees of GuadalupeBlanco River Authority and New Braunfels Utilities are host ing dedication ceremonies at 11 Saturday at the project The pro ject is adjacent to the discharge chan nel of Canyon Dam just off FM Signs have been placed in the area to direct visitors to parking Speakers for the 30minute dedica tion featuring the ceremonial throw See Page 2 1988 retail shoots to 4year hfghi WASHINGTON AP Retail spending shot up percent in the fastest pace in four despite lackluster Christmas and automotive sales jn the government reponed Sales for all of totaled a record the biggest ajmwal gain since a percent increasp in the Commerce Department Sales had increased by percent in Decembers retail sales of a season ally adjusted billion were led by a percent gain over previ ous month in sales at hardware Overall sales had increased 9 revised percent in November and cgni in Decembers gajyti was the slowest wee a drop in figwes are not adjusted to Wlude the effects of rising prices While overall retail sales for we year were posting their bst showing 1984t the department store category rose by only the smallest annual gain since a per cent rise in the recession of This sluggish performance1 was offset by a percent in auto sales for the up sharjply froraja percent increase in auto sales actually fell p dropping percent from the previous month and Costing first decline since a percent drop in j Excluding retail sales wejre up percent in ing a percent rise in I Consumer spending is elosejjy watched as a barometer pf the ego nomys health because it represeats twothirds of the gross national pro The holiday season is Officials warn oflocalscam New Braunfels police are investigating a possible pigeon drop scheme today aftera New Braunfels woman was almost convinced by two women to give up jewelry and On 10 at approximately at the Wal Mart parking victim was approached by a black woman and a Latin or Gypsy black woman posed as a messenger for a local bank and told the victim she wanted a witness to the opening of a found The package was opened arid a large amount of money was police The victim was then taken to a local bank by the messenger who entered the bank and returned under the pretense of having left the money with a bank The woman was later asked to leave jewelry and to show good faith sharing the money The latin female accompanied the victim to her per sonal bank to wimdraw Whjle at the the victim requested a bank offi cial call the The Latin woman then ran out of the Child support group reorganizing in New Braurifels sponger through net tf reorganizing ia New Tlhe oilier acress the of the year will be Monday at and Ki make loca offi ai New Qartc 9ad lawyers mm ftc pvtat that Thp orgamzauon a gjEassroois grwp whpse of tbg hgiog dme by I enforcejaent has met bm it is npl said Augie QECS organwej com apt as a the day cows when r tP PfQvwJe a yneaos getting Schroeder said nonpayment of child support is not only a but also is a form of child OECS in involved with Agencies United for Chilcl Abiusg a new group in New Brawnfeis working to stop child more and more vyomen joining the rajahs of the homeless and time is criti caj thaj we begin to understand child support is a life tp she few dollar every monjfc mm SWfyi le m mglwMlta therf pe some that take advantage of situations and use their children as but for the most child support goes for taking care of the Schroeder She said children deserve support and custo dial parents deserve the common courtesy of not being placed ia a position of having to fight the legal Its up to us to promote the awareness of this very real and devastating Sjchroeder We geed help from everybody to help resolve Ms poverty DAVIDBUJLTA Good day Its a cold and wet day with more of the same forecast for The high today will reach 40 degrees with a north wind at 20 The overnight low will drop to 34 Saturday will be mostly cloudy with a high of 45 The low will drop into the 30s by Sunday Inside 812 6 DEAR RELIGIOUS TV Stammtisch The Blue Bonnet Grange will hold its regular monthly meeting at Sunday at the Extension Service meeting 1115 Walnut Business to be acted upon includes projects that will be car ried out during the rest of the along with fellowship and For more informa contact Frank at Route Box San Anto phone or Raymond Jcntsch at ValuRite Pharmacies in South Texas will sponsor instore screen ings for triglycerides and glucose during the month of The threepart screenings are conducted in conjunction with radio station KKYX and proceeds will benefit the American Red In New Garden Park ValuRite 984 Loop Suite and Landa ValuRite 353 will con duct the screenings Tuesday between 10 and 6 There is a charge of per test and persons may take two or all three which will be adminis tered by licensed nurses using the finger stick Results will be available in a fatlike is carried in the Levels of cholesterol vary considerably among A high level is considered a risk factor for coronary Triglycerides are pan of the same group of fatty substances in the blood as cholesterol and are part of the overall risk assessmenj for heart sometimes called blood is made by the liv er from foods we eat and is the bodys energy AbaormaJ Levels of glucose njay indicate diabetes or other medical For more Momaiiw about the call Landa ValuRite Pharmacy at 6257777 or Garden ValuRite Pfaamacy at
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