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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 18, 1989, New Braunfels, Texas                                Home loan plan calls for Mortgage rate cuts DALLAS AP A goal to lower the numbef of Texas home foreclosures prompted federal savings and loan regulators to urge reducing loan interest rates 16 current market See Page 6A Unicorns wallop Hays in first soccer match the New Braunfels Unicorns steamrolled past Hays 60 Tuesday night in both teams seasonopening soc cer Patrick Lee scored three goals to lead the defending district See Page 11A Rattyround the TV for 410 M009 109 SOWEST MICROPUBLISHING Super 2201 BROOKHOLLOW PLZ Sttlp SUITE 300 TX 76006 So dplan New 48 707 Landa New Texas 78130 DSPS 377880 5126259144 Wednesday January 1989 25 Cents Two 22 Pages fire hazard trash a big problem By STEPHANIE DAVIS Staff Writer Residents anxious to eliminate tall weeds and trash from their neighbor hoods can take a number and wait for city employees to clean up problem shouldnt help is on the said City Manager Paul resident Saunders said he hopes help comes in A privatelyowned overgrown area on could catch fire and cause major property damage before the problem is Saun ders All the citys problems cant be tackled Grohman We try to address the major con the most visible and the ensure people feel more safe and But who confronted Fire Inspector Wesley Meyer Tuesday about the high weeds on Mesquite said he wasnt pleased with the way the city plans to take care of the The problem the city lets the developers hold property for monet ary doesnt make them keep it SauViders said about the vac ant property near his He said he wasnt happy when Meyer said afire hazard wont be cor rected unless someone complains about the hazard and has a vested interested in that We have priorities on how things are Meyer Ill be hap py to work on the Correcting lifetlircatening situa serious infractions first and I think moreumportant than correct tMrr weve done an outstanding job Grohman who has served as city eight recently formed a task force to address fire and health working to clean up neighborhoods to Good day Clouds and scattered showers with possible thunderstorms are in the picture for the next few Todays high to reach 62 degrees under mostly cloudy skies with a slight chance of scat tered The low tonight will be 52 degrees with a 70 per cent chance for The high Thursday is expected to reach low should drop to about Inside ing fire Meyer The lime to prevent a fire is before it ever gets Saunders Meyer said weeds on Mesquite are they are high and they arc a fire Its a bona fide fire Board sinks er plan By DAVID BUILTA Staff Writer In a special meeting Tuesday morn the Edwards Underground Water District Board of Directors voted to delay submitting a controversial Reg ional Water Plan to the Texas The 86 vote pitted and Uvalde counties against Comal and Hays which voted against the Board chairman Robert Hasslocher abstained from We wanted legislation to go for The two counties were in favor of presenting legislation to the legisla ture at this time we were outvoted and the plan is essentially dead in the said Kenneth Comal County district The people from Hays and Comal county voted against it because they felt legislation should go forward and felt this was a very critical issue to our See Page 2A Crime Stoppers looking for clues See Page 2A Clark Saunders is concerned about high weeds in an empty lot near a residential He said the city should do something about the area Ol mariiyn before the weeds catch area horn McCarty was found shot once in the back of the body was Crime Stoppers is asking for help this week in solving the murder of a San Antonio whose body was found dumped at the New Braun fels Utilities power plant on Loop 337 in November On the morning of Marilyn Trustees OK raising funds to renovate old school gym dumped at the power plant and par tially covered with She was fully wearing a while mini skirt and sleeveless tur quoise A blue sweater was tied around her waist It is esti mated that McCarty had been dead three to four days at the lime her body was McCarty frequently worked the Broadway Street area in San Antonio and used an alias name of Marilyn She is a while 5inches 130 blonde blue and 35 years She was lasi seen 5 entering a lightcolored pickup in front of a residence on Kirkpatrick Street in San Persons with information about this crime or any felony crime should call Crime Stoppers ai Crime Stoppers is offering up to for informalion leading 10 the indictment and conviction of persons involved in this Trustees of New Braunfels Inde pendent School District Tuesday unanimously approved a fundraising plan to pay for renovation of Academy Street The New Braunfels Academy Street Gym has a rich heritage of ser vice to our said Leland director of adult community Built in 1936 with funds partially provided by the Federal Administration of the DEAR 6 A UCMH r EDUCATION 7A Emer8ency Works Fund under President the facility continues to regular fitness and excercise junior league HQBCjSCOPE 4B1 KAPfJDOSCOPE 13B OPINIONS SPORTS 1113A TY MSTINGS WEATHER 2A adult basketball aerobics for senior citizens most storm victims displaced by Hurricane he Cox said through the efforts of New Braunfels High School math teacher Bonnie Leitch and Pizza Hut a fund drive has been suggested to reno vate the gym so it can better serve the The renovation would include installation of new restroom interior painting and some interior NBISD will furnish labor cost for the not to exceed in matching Pizza Hut will donate all receipts from a special buffet from to 9 the firsl Thursday in March and April toward the rcnova lion Cox said other businesses have expressed interest in participat ing in the Pizza Hut has a small league thai plays in the so looking ii over they could see that it needs a little said They volunteered to work with us on a Also trustees approved a classsize waiver and compliance plan for the NBISD currently has three campuses and 29 classrooms that exceed the 22tol ratio sei by the See Page 2A Trade deficit widens to billion gap WASHINGTON AP The trade deficit widened dramatically to billion in the largcsi imbalance in five the govern ment reported The Commerce Department said the gap between what the United States imports and what it sells over seas was percent higher than the was Stammtisch of the Amen cap Cancer Society is recruiting SjppSmQking facilitators for a The volunteers need to be Training will be held in San Antonio Saturday from 9 to 1 All inter persons need to contact Dana Reidel at McKenna ial extension for Police arrest lOOs to stop Miami riots sent by New Braunfels as pajit of pretreattnent pipgnp must be returned to y tfe MIAMI AP Rioters fires and looted stores early today as 700 police officers poured into two black arresting hundreds in an attempt to halt two days of racial violence in which three people have The violence eased toward enabling police to reduce their The which began Monday night in the Oyertown section follow ing the shooting death of a black motoryclist by a police officer spread to the Liberty City neighbor hood The which broke out as Miami made final prepa rations for Sundays Super See Page 2A dated by the Pro to Volunteers report 59 emergency calls propanj in pipit issygd fo Wastewafer to treat pile Jhe surveys to present to the EPA Customers failing to return surveys will be called or SlQfl at New Hgh School ai 7 The jJkigQygejigy Volunteer Fire PepajUBejjt answered 59 emergency calls in 1938 and responded to 29 additional EMS assistance 736 manhowrs j io m and JoaHs to more than man hours during the yeaf were spent in trajnjng session and business weet The number of hours spent on fundraisers and work details was not the more 65 hours each to their The McQueejiey Volunteer Fire Department is supported primarily by contributions and fund raising efforts of its the depart raent is jfeviog a f wuj of the McQueeney District are urged Jo respn4 toa M tnipnt also is recruiting Commission at City Wghi Up ayajibJe the of each on month ai Station One at SfahmMtt phgrmin ttje ArmsrfiDo gJong with Arnle are leaving for the inaugural festivities in October dcficil of The sharply higher deficit blamed on a big jump in which shot up lo billion above ihe October which have been booming ihis declined by million io See Page 2A Schmidt heading for party The Texas Armadillo Association with its mascot Arnie a live Texas Armadillo and Association Chair man Jim Schmidt of New will participate in the American Bicentennial Inaugural Celebration in Amie will be representing Texas oldest and smallest citizens and the thousands of children who love He also will convey the pride and rugged perseverance of all Amie cant wait to dig in and compare New Braunfels soil with the White House said we will be performing and educating at several official functions during the Schmidt said they will perform at George to George a childrens celebration Saturday The Texas Ball Saturday night and various other Were honored to represent all of our members and the many who in their own have promoted the armadillo over the years and helped us he part of this historical He Schmidt said he wrote letters to See Pegs 2 A   

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