Wednesday, March 1, 1989

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 1, 1989, New Braunfels, Texas Senator proposes cutting states share from tracks AUSTIN AP Opponents of parimutuel wager ihg are crying foul aftef a state senator said he may seek to reduce the states take of money wagered on horse races as a way to help get the racing business futifilfig in Seepage 3 A NBEP contest postponed again poddys baseball gafhe between New Braunfeis and Eagle postponed from was again delayed by weather tJtie game between the thirdranked Eagles and lOthranked Unicorns is now set for April See Paged A Test your savvy for shopping make the most of habits a2B New Braunfeis 78 707 Landa New Texas 78130 USPS Zeituno 377860 5126259144 Wednesday March 1989 25 Cents Two 22 Pages EPA issues order against MV mill By STEPHANIE DAVIS Staff Wr Heir The Environmental Protection Agency recently issued an administra tive order against Misson Valley Mill whose wastewater discharge turned the Guadalupe River a burgundy color in Agency and Mission Valley Mill officials said the color isnt harmful to the but is a permit mills permit stipulates there be no substantial visible Good day Its a nasty day weatherwise in New Skies will be cloudy and there will be drizzle for the next couple of The high today is expected to reach The low tonight will be Skies will remain cloudy through the morning hours Thurs day but may clear by The high Thursday will be The low will be Inside CLASSIFIED 69B COMICS CROSSWORD 3A DEAR ABBY EDUCATION 8A 16B 4A 911 A TV 4B Stammlisch Walnut Avenue between Katy Street and Eikel Street will be closed Thursday for work on the railroad It should be open Friday Old McQueeney Road will be closed for about 30 days begin ning today for The road will be closed from the Interstate 35 frontage road to County Line Safe City Commission continues its neighborhood meetings tonight at 7 for people in the Guada Coma and Kessler street The meeting is at the Senior Citizens Center on Comal For more informa tion call Volunteers still are needed to help out with some of the fun activities at the Get in the Swing golf tournament March 4 at Woodlands Country Helpers are needed in the morning or afternoon and the activity wont be physically but will be The sponsored by Miller Wholesale is part of a day full of fun planned by the local chapter of the American Heart A card tourna ment will be inside the country club and is open to anyone from 10 to noon and 2 to 4 A style show will be held during the The day will be capped off with a Salute to the Forties dance at Heidelberg Tickets to the dance are in advance or at the door and are available at City Yollbrechts Pharmacy and The Hoffman Agencies and at The Pit Stop at Canyon To volun teer to help out at the golf tour call Bud Dallmann at Zeta Tau Alpha Sorority has cleaned out grandmas attic and will host a garage sale Saturday from 9 to 4 at 472 Sag Antonio the old building mi IP Kiyeger Chevrolets used car There will be lots of clothes and other usual garage sale No early color contrast in the and because of increased production there has been substantial said EPA spokesman Roger Meacham Because of citizen com the Texas Water Commission inspected the situation and that led to our issuing an administrative Operations at the how owned by Farley include dying and fin ishing apparel fabrics for shirts and The mill is allowed by separate EPA and Texas Water Commission permits to discharge treated wastewa ter into the Guadalupe Color is not considered a pollut said plant manager Bill Morton in an interview 23 for the Herald Whats in the water isnt detrimental to fish life or human The administrative order issued 15 is the first effort to resolve a Meacham Morton said burgundycolored water was discharged before the plants chlorination system was installed in late Water from the plant is pumped to lagoons to be clar ified and chlorinated before being released into the Morton said in Sulfur dioxide is added to the water to kill the chlorine in the Discharged water consists mainly of dye and Morton Texas Water Commissions inves tigation revealed the discoloration continued from 19 until 23 See Page 2A Rash cause undetermined The cause of Lake Dunlap for years blamed on discharges from WestPoint Pepperell mills by tubers and residents living along the Guada lupe has never been Roger technical services manager for New Braunfeis told citizens at a Friends for Rivers meeting Tuesday he has investigated the possible culprit of the itchy They have through the trying to find out what it is and whats Biggers It could be a combination of a lot of things down Theres been no determination or anything that any body can A local dermatologist said three types of skin rashes arc commonly See Page 2A Slippery ahead FAA turns down grant for local airport system m in By DAVID BUILTA Staff Writer It appears New Braunfeis Munici pal Airport will not receive the grant the city has been seeking from the Federal Aviation The city applied for a million grant from FAA to purchase an Instru ment Landing System and lengthen one runway to accommodate jet The plan has been returned to us because it was not approved by the said Glenn chairman of the airport advisory Tuesday There were reasons including that they have not approved our study of the municipal airport which we have submitted and it had been The Greater New Braunfeis Cham ber of Commerce in 1985 had per formed an airport sludy and Crow said the FAA originally said the study would be Now the FAA is requiring a master Other reasons given by the FAA included not giving enough justifica tion for lengthening the The study submitted did not have an envir onmental impact any justi See Page 2A g message to clear up local warrants The 21 yearold San Antonio resident driving the Mercury in was treated and released at McKenna Memorial Hospi tal this morning after a 7 accident on Interstate 35 just north of the Texas 46 The driver of a was north bound when he apparently was forcedoff the road and crossed the into the path of the The driver of the BMW escaped No further information was available as of presstime this morn Photo by Deryl Clark Student hospitalized after weekend wreck The clogged drain of city and county warrants has begun to clear as 41 citizens voluntarily turned themselves in to authorities this week after a recent I didnt expect this said Rudy Com al County sheriffs office It was beyond my The 24 warrant conducted by 25 city and county resulted in the arrest of 26 local residents and the clearance of approximately 62 The raid was intended to send a message to the com munity that outstanding warrants will be officers It was Bobby Owens said about public Its still Its a hot and heavy Were hoping to see a lot of people coming in on their own because of the warrant he They will get the idea were not playing Approximately warrants remain outstanding in the county and the city has approximately 800 warrants stacked Owens and Rubio said people arent saying whether the raid prompted them to pay off outstanding I dont think anybody is going to admit to Owens Its just like getting a letter from a creditagency saying that youre being sued and soon will he rcporicxl to their credit reporting bureau for not making It was a Rubio we wont have to make that many arrests next See Page 2A Police seeking burglary clues A 14yearold Smithson Valley Middle School student remains in ser ious condition today at Medical Cen ter Hospital with head trauma after being involved in a wreck Saturday in San Krystal Pierce of the 1200 block of Shawnee Pass was a passenger in a 1982 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 with four others when the accident occurred around in the 1200 block of Northeast Loop Killed in the onecar accident were Douglas Ronald Sel don Trail and Dale Jay 6107 Patrick Injured were driver Donnie Strickland Con and Aldea block of Harry The vehicle ripped into two pieces after slamming into a Burglars who stalk New Braunfeis day and night should beware because police are determined to stop the rash of recent As the number of unsolved burgla ries increases residents should try to get said detective Mario Guerrero of the New Braunfeis Police Burglaries are hard to solve when we dont have people who will come he Fiveyear police statistics from 1983 to 1988 indicate million worth of property has been stolen in New Braunfeis as the result of resi dential and business Many of the burglaries are related because the metnod of such as entering through broken win are Guerrero The Safe City Commission recom mends residents keep doors and win dows locked and garage doors And residents should try to keep an eye on their neighbors proper said Commission Director Don Neighbors helping neigh bors can help reduce Police are asking citizens with information to help solve the follow ing burglaries by calling Crime Stop pers at 620TIPS or police investiga tors at Automotive Audio was broken into 8 when an assailant drove a stolen 1988 GMB Suburban into the stores front and stole a large amount of stereo The vehicle was recovered in San Antonio The steering column sustained sub stantial West Point Pepperell administra tion offices were burglarized during the weekend of A filing cabinet and a large amount of cash were Burglars broke a window on the buildings southeast reached through the glass and unlatched the window lo enter the A residence in the 300 block of See Page 2A 2A Allen enters race for CISD board Martin Allen entered the Comal Independent School District trus tee race Tuesday saying he would bring a sense of commitment for quality growth while keeping tax payers concerns in The district court administrator for and Caldwell counties joins incunjbenj school board president Qisteel as the only announced candidates for the May 6 think education is important to ipbildjren having three chiJ4 ren in CISD for the past nine and will continue to have children in it for the next eight years I just want to be a pan of ensuring that quality education is given to the children in Allen Allen has not been involved in public but has been involved in education with the Texas Association for Court He was a charter member for the association found ed in 1976 and currently is serving as a member of the board of direc tors as and is also a past In he received the Justice Charles Barrow Award as outstanding Hance looking to make Texas more competitive The Texas Railroad Commission is working on economic development issues to make Texas more One of the things were trying to do at the railroad commission is to wake trucking rates in Texas competi tive with rates in other said Railroad Commissioner Kent Hance who stopped in New Braunfeis Tues We dont want to lose business to other states or we dont want pre sent businesses looking to go to other states and so thats going to be our top priority this Although the New Braunfeis area is not directly involved in energy pro all areas of the state are affected by the Hance Ive been an advocate for I think when we have oil price stabili ty it helps the consumer and the pro Hance explaining why he has gone to numerous overseas meetings with oil producing He said an agreement reached at a 21 OPEC meeting is a good agreement for Texas because it will help the Hance said there is an 80 percent chance the agreement will hold until a June meeting keeping oil prices in a to per barrel If that you will see naround in our he See Page 2A