Friday, February 3, 1989

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 3, 1989, New Braunfels, Texas Men accused in historys largest bank fraud case SAN Three men were attested itt cofiriectioii with what federal agents described as the largest bank fraud cases to South Texas Seepages San Angela Central interested in Streety Jim Stteety is one of several high school coaches to be contacted by Sari Attgelo Central in its search fof a head football the chance to move to a Class 5A school has caught the interest of the New Braunfeis Unicorn See Page 9 Dovi novel See Sundays New Braunfeis 60 707 Landa New Texas 78130 USPS Big chill 89 moves south Zeituno PS 377880 5126259144 Friday February 1989 25 Cents One 14 Pages Dropping temperatures Massage parlors From staff and wire reports The strong arctic front which has plunged large sections of the country to recordsetting low temperatures has pushed into South Comal County has experienced warm temperatures for the past sever al days but the temperatures dropped to near freezing Thursday Fore casters call for freezing temperatures through the weekend and are advising residents to take Area residents can take precautions against the cold by wrapping exposed pipes or leaving Water dripping from faucets to prevent pipes from freezing and Good day A frigid air mass from which moved in New Braunfeis late Thursday night is going to keep the high temperatures in the 20s until A hard freeze is predicted for tonight with north west Winds at Saturdays high is expected to be 29 with winds from the northeast at 15 Chances of rain are slim on Sunday when the high could rise Inside 1014 3 7 8 RELIGIOUS FOCUS 4 SPORTS 9iO TV 8 2 Stammtisch New BraunfeisBranch of the American Association of Universi ty Women invites members and the public to its Monday meeting in the New Braunfeis National Bank The speaker will discuss the problems of being an alcoholic and how she has overcome her own problems of She also will be stressing the importance of support groups such as Alcoholics Anonymous and AlAnon in aid ing alcoholics and families of The Texas Amateur Softball Association District 40 Umpire Meeting will take place at 7 at Wholesale Anyone interested in unrpiring is invited to attend the Umpire dues for 1989 will be eollevtec at the Each person paying their dues will receive mi ASA Umpire packet of the Official Kyle Book and Umpire bat umpire patQb and other Training dates will be Fpr more information contact Keith Maxwell at 6259774 or Hannington at Call New Braunfeis Utilities 24hour emergency number if pipes should The warm temperatures have caused some trees and plants to begin budding out so precautions should be Tender bedding plants should be coveredwith newspap or Plastic should be used only as a last resort because it to get through to the Outdoor plants should also be watered said local nursery The citys Street Department has See Page 2 Building permits increase January building permit applica tions at New Braunfeis City Hall increased approximately 40 percent compared to January the construction cost figure for the of totalled while the January 1988 figure was Builders last month applied for 96 For the same period in builders applied for 78 Last builders applied 10 singlefamily residence permits total ing one commercial permit for eight residential addi tions and alterations for seven commercial additions and alter ations for and 58 outof scope permits for The sole commercial permit issued in January is for the construction of a tube The permit valued at was issued to Bad Schloss Robert Henry is the contractor for the In January a commercial per mit valued at was issued for the construction of a store at West Point Pepperell Mill Store Other Jaunary 1988 activity See Page 2 County ready to stop move By STEPHANIE DAVIS Staff Writer Crackdowns on Bexar County mas sage parlors could touch Comal County in more ways than Its entirely possible sexually oriented businesses will move to neighboring counties since Bcxar Countys tough stance to move them said Precinct Bexar County Commissioner Bob Lee But chances are betterthe estab lishments will relocate in metropoli tan he It is likely they will move some where but not necessarily right up the Lee They want to move to a place where they have the most population and the least resis tance that could be up the road or it could be It just depends on where they feel they are going to be the most Its hard to predict where they will Lee adding rural communi See Page 2 Burglars strike mobile home lot Mobile Home Clearance 300 block of Interstate reports more than worth of property has been stolen from mobile homes during a sixday said New Braunfeis Police Department a water carpet and a bathtub are among some of the items said police spokesman Martin We got a report that there had been numerous thefts from four of the trail Mayer The burglaries occurred between 27 and Mayer Police have no no no he January unemployment rate increases States rate unchanged It finally arrived the freezing weather from Alaska became a New Braunfeis winter visitor Thursday night dropping temperatures into the 30s and bringing heavy winds with Temperatures are expected to decrease throughout the leading to a hard freeze Jhe weekend highs are expected to remain in the 20s or Photo by Deryl Clark WASHINGTON AP Unem ployment rose slightly in January but the number of new jobs created last month rose much higher the government reported The Labor Department said the civilian unemployment rate rose by percentage point from the Decem ber rate of But the first major report of the economys 1989 performance showed continued strong something analysts have predicted would feed inflationary fears and perhaps convin ce the Federal Reserve Board to tight en its reins on The new nonfarm jobs created last month followed a gain of in December and nearly matched Novembers robust gain of new Analysts had predicted that January job growth would be in the range and mat any growth of more than could trouble the The Labor Department said the labor force expanded by nearly with about of them finding and that a record percent of the workingage popu lation had The unseasonably warm weather in much of the country helped contruc tion employment rise by jobs last the department Man ufacturing employment also was up See Page 2 DALLAS AP Texas job market continued to show small signs of growth last although Janu arys unemployment rate held steady at federal officials reported Total employment reached but the gain of jobs from December was considered statis tically the Bureau of Labor Statistics An estimated Texans were looking for jobs a figure virtually unchanged from the previous months Theres very little change in the labor said BLS labor market analyst Nic Were not putting a lot of new people to Several factors could be influenc ing what has been relatively stable job More people may be leav ing Texas than are arriving from other he and there may be a growing number of people who have given up their search for Socalled discouraged workers are not reflected in the BLS unem ployment Januarys rate marked a modest improvement from the percent reported one year See Page 2 meets award Wintet weqr as Tree City USA The American Society will meet 7 at hr American Legion 410 Wj A Oennan with English will be fe addition to the New fels ISD Its official New Braunfeis has received Tree City USA designation from the National Arbor Day New Braunfeis City Council endorsed the Tree City USA program in Following the city entered a nationwide program to receive the designation upon recom mendation of the Texas State Fores ters Communities qualify for the award by meeting state standards on a comprehensive forestry New Braunfeis is one of eight cities in Texas to qualify for the It is the first time New Braunfeis has received this national recogni said New Braunfeis Mayor Doug The Tree City USA honor comes from the National Arbor Day Foundation and is dedicated to encouraging tree care and tree plant ing programs across the he See Page 2 js FsroJJy Local firefighters answer more calls wijh expertise to start researching their family eto will meet on teginping tomorrow and naming through the class will be at the Archives from 10 Ngw Fire responded to 256 more calls in 1988 according to a report released by the department Fire Inspector Wesley Meyer said the increase came in 1933 became fire trucks respond with the Swpogy MjgdjcaJ Service JQ ajl imt EMSjpfc rgpsjded 18JD responded to 99 Last the department responded W 870 There 286 fires and 585 other incidents In the department responded to 60S v Statistics show there were 44 struc ture 62 vehicle 79 tree and grass 20 refuse and 207 unclassified fires in The increase in fires in firefighters to 99 46 calls from Beeeisber 1987 when the department responded to 53 For the past two the clients at the Mental Health Mental Retardation Silk Screen shop have made sweatshirts Designed by manager Richard Ogletree to sell at the Western Since Novem has sold than 40Q of sweat shirts which feature design All ttie money made by the sales at Western Steer is given directly to the MHMR Western Steer wait resses wearing the penguin sweatshirts back rovy from Susan Helen Lola Mgrphy and Hazel MHMR clients who work in the silkscreen shop front row from Gary Harolql Bert Nita Schirtz and Mark The other two sweatshirts feature ski sweater Photo by Deryl Clark