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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 20, 1989, New Braunfels, Texas Bullock preparing new state cigarette tax plan AOSTN AP Raising the state cigarette tax could generate more than rnillioti in additional funds for human services programs under a plan Com ptroller Sob Bullock is preparing for lawmakers Seepages Child TX 76006 the answer to poverty Ati ifl through childcare development and education programs and not in mote welfare could help reduce the number of chfdttically the head of an effort to reduce i persistent poverty See Page 6 in NCAA Rides meeting New Braunfds High School Athletic Director Jim Streety returned from Marco whefe he took part in the NCAA Rules Committee meeting The presidentelect of the Texas High School Coaches Association had a say in the rules the conimittee passed this 9 New Braunfels 50 707 Landa New Texas 78130 USPS 377 Friday January 1989 25 Cents One 14 Pages Sandoval receives ln wlth 10 yearsi By STEPHANIE DAVIS StaHWrller A man convicted of killing a Plain view police officer in 1962 and charged with possession of heroin in 1986 in New Braunfels received 10 years probation on the drug charge in Comal County district court Alfonso 1621 Cross was arrested by New Braunfels police during a drug He was charged with pos session of a controlled substance and illegal possession of a Former District Attorney William Schroeder was seeking 30 years jail Good day Former District Attorney Wil Ham Schroeder was seeking 30 years jail time for Sandoval before leaving said San dovals attorney Steve Newly elected District Attorney Bill Reimer recommended 10 years time for Sandoval before leaving said Sandovals attorney Steve Gibbins this We always told the prior district attorney that we thought that the case was a very high offer 30 Gibbins Newly elected District Attorney Bill Reimer recommended 10 years 180 days jail and a fine on the herion A charge of illegal possession or a hand gun had previously been Because of the fact this was slated for jury trial threedays after I took office and we had eight other cases on the jury of which were sexual abuse child which I was See Page 2 Skies are clearingand its get ting Todays high is expected to reach 58 under mostly cloudy skies with scattered show Skies will be clearing by tonight and the low will be near The sun is expected to shine Saturday with a high of The low Saturday night will be Sunday will be sunny and nice with63 for the high and 34 for the Inside iCjLASf DEAR RELIGIOUS Stammtisch j What helps girls learn more about about and about people The annual Lone Star Girl Scout Council which will kick off Sunday at the Landa Recreation from 3 to 5 Local Girl and there are almost 20 troops in Comal Coun will gather Sunday to cheer the Name the Panda1 share their Project Panda experiences and receive their puffy panda Theyll also be picking up their supplies of cook ie to sell between 29 and March Six varieties of cookies will be available this year Thin Classic and For cracker there also will be Golden At per box cookie and cracker sales generate more than 50 percent of ihe supporting revenue for the Star Girt Thg sales also provide the girls with a fun and interesting way to learn about the of Watch the for more informa about cookie Final campaign filing Bremer reports most donations Coinciding with inaugural festivities in students in secondgrade class at Goodwin Elementary today began looking at another presidential portrait on their bulletin David Bennett had the honor of changing the photographs today as George Bush begins a four year term as president of the United Photo by Deryl Clark By STEPHANIE DAVIS Staff Writer Final campaign expenditure reports indicate Comal County Sheriff Jack Bremer lead other candidates in con tributions after receiving more than1 in donations for his success ful 1988 race for who beat Richard Ordofer for Comal Countys top law enforce ment spent almost during his Ordofer spent approximately from Bre mers donations were per sonal records wiurCounty The New Braunfels Republican Womens organisation donated approximately New Braun fels Republican Executive Corhmittee donated and Canyon Lake Republican Womens organization gave Others donating to Bremer include and Charles and and William Ken Steve and Jill Bre and Bud Mr and Bush promises best to come Edwin Roed Lokey David Margaret and Al Her and Jo Ann and Odorfcr received approximately in Top donators include John Ed James Tommy Odo and David Persons who contribute less than to a campaign arc not required to list their names on the expense See Page 2 WASHINGTON Herbert Walker Bush inaugurated 41st president of the United States describing the nation at the end cf the Reagan era as proper ous and at peace while a new breeze is Bush was taking the noontime oath of office at the West Front of the There is new ground to be Bush said in the prepared text of his inaugural I come before you and assume the presidency at a moment rich with We live in a peaceful prosperous time but we can make it Before former Indiana Dan Quayle look the oath as vice The noontime transfer of power had to be as satisfying to Ronald Reagan as to Not Eisenhow er left office in 1961 had a president served the full two term and it had been 60 years since a president bequeathed office to a man of his own Bush recited the 35word oath of office in a formal and festive He rested his left hand on a Bible used by George Washings at his swearing in 200 years More than people spilled across the Capitol grounds tocheer the noontime transfer of power to Bush from Ronald an extremely twoterm presi dent who was barred by the Constitution from seeking office In his Bush began by paying tribute to his political mentor of the past eight On behalf of our Bush I thank you for the wonderful things you have done for Promising a bright Bush A new breeze is blowing and a nation refreshed by freedom siands read to push on there is new ground to be I am speaking of a new engagement in the lives of others new handson and that gels the job Bush We must bring in the genera the unused talent of the elderly and the unfocused energy of the For not only leadership is passed from generation to but so is steward And the generation born after the Second World War has come of His swearing in crowned a government career more than two decades See Page 2 Children Welcome sight hit hardest by flu bug Coonie club tnjnager at ihg American Legion announces 3 change in hours of The is opgn to the public as mgBibership from 3 JQ JQ pome jaxites everyone and check put the facilities for functions well From STAFF and WIRE REPORTS Children have borne the brunt of the 198889 influenzaseason so but federal flu watchers say its too early to tell what the impact will be on Older for whom the illness can be Type B one of the three major families of flu has now been reported in 23 from California to New the Centers for Disease Control reported Were not seeing a lot here the Comal County Health said Comal County Nurse Shel McWil liarns tip She said reported 99 gases of influen za Jhjs of Ifce eases said spistics for the county sJiow jfep up influenza like to audition at he Post 179 J8 d to SOWSfit Coonie in the 6257405 or at thg r X gdjcaJ most Jjkely V seriow complicacions even from lapfe Type 9 flu epidemic since 1979 caused higher tbjp expected highrisk oups Paving deal too good to be true warn police Flybynight contractors are in New Braunfels with a paving job too good to be true and it These people are back in said Martin New Braunfels Police Department A group of gypsies that travel through the are in New Braunfels offer ing to pave driveways at a cost far below the going They usually dont do the job or do a pitiful he The first case of the scam was reported Wednesday when the pavers offered to pave a local womans driveway for When she they offered and she agreed to Mayer All the pavers did was spray a black substance on the he Persons confronted by pavers should ask for their building permit and call the police department Area voters to decide water district issues Voters in a fivecounty including Comal will go to the polls Saturday in the biennial elec tion for directors to the Board of the Edwards Underground Water In Comal voters will be electing a director to represent the county for a sixyear term beginning Incumbent Kenneth Ikels is unopposed in hisTid for to the seat to which he was appointed in February 1985 the position former ly held by Oliver Six ballots were cast in absentee voting which ended Only diose voters who reside with in the boundaries of the water district will be permit to vote in the Awards District Portions of county and 18 are included in Edwards Underground Water District Consolidated precincts and polling places for Saturdays election are Bracken Fire Station for county elec tion precincts and 10 Comal County Road Department on Texas 46 West for and 14 New Braunfels Presbyterian Church at 373 Howard Street for and 23 First United Methodisi Church in Wesley Hall for precincts and 7 Eagles Hall at 257 South Street for preempts and 20 and First United Church of Christ at 970 Loop 337 for precincts and In Medina and Uvaldc voters will decide whether to remain or withdraw from the Bexar County voters will gain three addj See 2
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