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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 1, 1989, New Braunfels, Texas                                410 MO 0 2 Young reader agrees oh skateboarding issue fiditofi to reference to the letter published in your 25 paper from Jodi 1 ad IB total agfee ffieffi with 1 believe that skaters have beeti ste reotyped Canyon cannot afford another district defeat JSoth of Canyons basketball teams t6ok it on the chin Tuesday with the boys falling to Kefrville Tivy and the girls losing to Schertz Both teams face the prospect of having to win the rest of their games to have any hopes of making the See Page 11A Tx Wo it This first column lends itself beautifully for a short I am a native Texan who grew up in southwest Texas in Zavala and Diffirnit I have been an Extension agent for more than 10 See PagelB New Braunfels 137 58 707 Landa New Texas 78130 USPS Zeituno SPS 377880 5126259144 Wednesday February 1989 25 Cents Two 22 Pages ect liearing By DAVID BUILTA Staff Writer The LariaaFredericksburg Watershed Project is comple tion and areas disturbed by the improvements are being which will allow water to be transported to Comal Canal through a pipe been placed along Fredericksburg Wood Inspiration and The drainage project extends from Comal Canal in front of the Lower Colorado River Authority Power Plant through the LCRA Wood through Inspira tion down Lockener Avenue and back to Wood Road and Walnut Water be transported to Comal Canal via underground pipes with an 84inch decreasing to 60 inches at Wood Road and Walnut Because of the extensive under ground work necessary to install the giuuuu accessary 10 install me many streets in the area have Flashing lights and closed streets will a thing of the past as see Page 2A expected cofnpleted i down trend continues l Water district hires new administrator By STEPHANIE DAVIS StaffWriter S for a successful and busy year are on Oriented Recreation District board members agenda after hiring a new administrator and approving a budget Tuesday in a special Betty board member since the districts inception in is the new administrator after a unanimous vote from the After moving to the WORD office in the Comal County Courthouse Walls said she plans to immediately start tackling projects concerning tax collections and public Our collections are a big concern right now the delinquent Walls said after the We feel that some of those are holding up to see if we are really going to stick to our guns this is During the first quarter of collec three river outfitters didnt pay taxes and in the second quarter approximately 10 businesses were she If river outfitters fail to pay taxes their licenses will be such as the first quarter delinquents were she in the LandaFredericksburg area work on the watershed project is Photo by Deryl ClarW WASHINGTON gov ernments chief economic forecasting gauge rose a healthy percent in December after having fallen during the previous the Commerce Department said The December jump in the Index of Economic which is designed to predict economic activ ity six to nine months in the followed a decrease in November and a percent rise in The index has alternated between dips gains for the past nine which many believe is a signal economy is headed for a slowdown in growth that would help keep inflation in The economy grew a robust percent in but the slowesrquar terly performance in two years was recorded during the December when the increase in the gross national product was held to an annual rate of 2 Although President Bush plans to adopt his predecessors forecast the economy will grow at a per cent rate majiy private npmists believe the iReagan admi nistrations predictions for interest rates and inflation were too Sjx of the nine available compo nents of the eponomic index contri buted to Decembers while two detracted from The biggest boost came from an increase in manufacturers orders for consumer Other business bar ometers that contributed to the increase were rising stock more orders for new plants and equip rising prices for raw materials signaling a strong increased demand for business permits and growth in the inflationadjusted money The indictors that made a negative contribution were a shortening in the length of the average work week and an increase in weekly unemployment One the time needed for Tamez resigns constable post Comal County Constable 4 Fidel Tamez announced his resignation today in a workshop meeting of Commissioners a month after being re elected to the Tamcz announced he will become a deputy withthe Comal County sheriffs office under the leadership of Sheriff Jack Bremen I rcgretdoingat but because of an opportunity to become a full lime pe3ceofficer 1 must submit by told Comal County Judge Fred Clark praised for the work he has donciri Precinct Owner catches thief trying to pawn rifle The basic intent of the districts cre ation was to levy a system of user fees on the visitors to Comal County and the Guadalupe River and Canyon Lalce who will receive a monthly salary plus a month for will be responsible for car rying but board member requests and stipulations and spearheading In other the board approved a which will be considered for approval by Comal County Commis See Page 2A Good day Get ready for some cold weath er because a front spawned in Alaska is headed this The high today is expected to reach 80 degrees under mostly cloudy The low tonight will be 50 The high Thursday will be The low Thursday night will be 32 and the high Friday will only reach Inside PEAR TV Stammtisch A San Antonio attempting 10 pawn a rifle was caught by the owner who was searching for his stolen said a sheriffs off ice James Route Box was attempting to find his stolen guns at pawn shops on Austin Highway in San Antonio when he found John Baker pawning one of the said Detective Dennis Comal County sheriffs off See Page 2A pursued caught him and brought him to the pawn shop and called Koepp The victim already had recovered one of his three guns stolen in another San Antonio pawn shop when he found he remains in the Bexar County Jail awaiting transportation back to Comal Justice of the Peace 1 Harold Krueger recom mended a Koepp Whitleys residence was broken into 30 and three rifles were Burglary the focus Fire Bird flies through town of Crime Thi weeks Crime Stoppers Crime ojf fhe involves the bwglary of a residence QR RoyaJ Crest between Trailyjew and Wood fcetwgen Christmas Eve unknown sus entered the residence en Reyal Crest the owner was Subjects wenj Jfcrqugh several roojns in the homf and took an assort ment of jnclujng a a and a ftjdjan Two ers Winchester one Remington 12gauge shotgun and one Redfield scope were also i A red candle believed to be left by intruders was found in the Persons with information about this burglary should call Crime Stoppers will reWn Crime Stoppers pays up to for tips leading to the arrest grand jury indiconent of persons committing felony es schols rilw shot to review of all students wm tf of Nurses fo schools in the ComaJ New CayngjJ sponsor the Pegasus Prodyction pf The an through maigic and to tol stu WiH treated to MI i vw wwmv QHW eess and jpf cjweg by JM M or i FlrefeW The troupe perfumed for Saints and Paul and schools Tuesday and for the public this The Firebird will be 9J Mountain Valley Elementary this afternoon and at Prtmaiy Thursday and Friday with a per Star Primary Hassripk and Wafeon the second week of 3 twomonth Phsto ty PeryJ Clark Cross Street will be closed to through traffic from Live Oak to Plum Street beginning The closure is necessary for sewer The street is expected to reopen to through traffic Air Water and Earth organiza tion will present a program on Texas caves Thursday at 7 at the New Braunfels Holiday George Veni of the Texas Cave who is trying to get two bills passed in this years state legislature to protect Texas will present a Anyone interested is Catholic Schools Week is being celebrated this week in a grand fashion by Saints Peter and Paul Catholic family and friends are invited to a special Club meet ing scheduled for Thursday at 7 in the parish Family and friends of Saints Peter and Paul also are invited to the Open House Friday at 3 The American Legion Comal Post 179 SergeantatArms is ask ing all eligible veterans to join the American Legion and become members of the Honor Guard and Drill You can show your enjoy fellowship with other veterans and bring recogni tion to New as well as the American For more call the post home at 6250179 after 3 February classes in Comal ISPs Community Education prog ram Qffered in the Garden Ridge area include Tshirt or sweatshirt adult water swimming record keepin and UJLX defen sive ipd cooking classes with For more infor mation about any of Ihese call Carolyn at registrauon is required if fewer than seven stow interest in the it will be Sff 2A   

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