Thursday, March 2, 1989

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 2, 1989, New Braunfels, Texas Group billion needed for education AUSTIN AP Texas needs to spend about billion more on higher education to make up for infla increased enrdllrrieflt and budget cuts made four years a group of highpowered education boosters Seepages Help for new parents is available 24 hours Parenting is even harder than we admit even to we learn on the often with no one close to advise And sometimes we make mistakes mis takes which hurt the very people we our See Page 6 Arkansas TY ing the Razorbacks to pull 6 0 o place in the Southwest Conference See Page a New Braunfels 79 707 Landa New Texas 78130 USPS Zeituno S 377880 5126259144 Thursday March 1989 25 Cents One 12 Pages Sheriff imposes ban on smoking in jail By STEPHANIE DAVIS Staff Writer Comal County inmates the smoking habit at least until they gain A smoking ban at the Comal County jail is in its second Sheriff Jack Bremer imposed the ban to clean the jail and create a smokefree I ordered it there will be no more said who took office Inmates historically just throw their cigarette butts on the floor and stomp on them its always Im going to clean up that jail and its going to stay I have good justifiable reason for Guards can smoke if they go Jail Administrator Brian John said the transition has been easy for the inmates and there have been few Theres no smoking allowed in the jail facility either by inmates or he We didnt just stop all of a Jailers and inmates were first notified of the ban John On nonsmoking areas were And on 14 matches and other tobacco pro ducts were no longer sold at the in they probably quit way back on John In since 14 they really See Page 2 Police question juvenile prowling around school A 16yearold apprehended by police Wednesday could be responsible for the third breakin at the Lone Star School in the past three police The juvenile was prowling around the school when he was apprehended by a New Braunfels said Martin New Braunfels Police Department The point of entry all three Umes has been a window approximately 4feet from the he The first Lone Star burglary occurred 15 or The second burglary occurred 17 or 18 when approximately in damage was Mayer adding glass soft drink and candy machines See Page 2 President says delay jeopardizes defense LULAC urges confirmation SAN ANTONIO AP The national president of the League of United Latin American has urged the Senate to confirm the nomination of John Tower as defense In a telegram sent Wednesday to Vice President Dan LULAC president Jose Garcia de Lara said that further delay on the mattermay jeopardize the integrity of the nation s defense Were endorsing the confirmation for former Tower as secretary of defense because our primary concern is the defense of our country against foreign inva De Lara said in an Hispanjcs are fiercely patriotic and we shed blood to defend this and we will let our opinions be De Lara We will stick by the recommenda tion of President Tower is clearly the best person to head the defense despite allegations of Towers excessive the LULAC leader Those are just The essence here is the defense of our de Lara Swan song This Black Australian Swan and his along with a pair of White Mute were released into Landa Lake this Its the first time in a long time that Landa Lake has been home to any swans and these four were donated by a man who owns a large bird if these which are tough do well at the the anonymous donor may give more to the Landa which is full of elodea and cabamba plants the swans is one of the only parks in the area with Photo by Deryl Clark sailor INS detention center fills first immigrants housed in tents BAYVIEW AP Aliens are spilling over into a tent city at the Immigration and Naturalization Ser vices detention where dormi tories have filled to capacity with detainees facing Twentyeight men slept in a tent Tuesday after the Immigration and Naturalization Service ran out of dorm space for male at the minimumsecurity Port Isabel Service Processing said INS spokes woman Virginia Thisls the first lime the tents have been Kice Weve reached our On Fob 21 the INS began immedi ate arrest and detention of asylum seekers whose cases are Asy See Page 2 School officials react to proposal to extend school year to 204 days From Staff and Wire reports A local school district official believes it would be beneficial to extend the school year but questions financial problems that could be State Ron Wilson this week sent a bill to a subcommittee of the House Public Education Committee to extend the school year from 175 days to 204 We would love to have students in school for a longer said Arlen Comal Independent School District personnel The big problem is whether the bill includes We couldnt possib ly afford to add 29 days without fund he Wilson and members of the House Public Education Committee said Texas school children will someday compete against those from other countries who attend school year See Rage 2 Group sponsors area meeting to discuss proposed legislation Ike Eickenhorst of Chollets Mens and Ladies Fashions in downtown New Braunfels makes some lastminute adjustments on a World War II sailor suit in a window at The featuring nostalgic Jetty Boop and war posters and some vintage womens is a reminder of Saturdays Salute to the Forties dance at Heidelberg Halle to benefit the American Heart Tickets to the featuring the Porsey Brothers are in advance at the door and are available at City The Hoffman Agencies and the Pit Stop at Canyon Photo by Beryl cjark Persons interested hi proposed legislation on property apprai sal initiative and referen and tax limitation issues are invited to meet with State Edmund in New Braunfels Sponsored by the Concerned Citi zens the threecounty meet ing will convene at 10 at the Bavarian Village said Robert chairman of the coali The restaurant is at 212 Aus near the Schlitterbahn recreational Groups from Kendall and Guadalupe counties the 46th Legi slative District are inviting all interested persons to Some of the attending will include members of the Legislative Action Network of the Texas Associauon of Concerned Tax Raborn regional vice president of the will conduct the We are especially inter ested in discussing HJR the prop osal by Stan Schlueter that deals with reaffirming the tax limitation and rollback mandate given to the people in the State Property Tax Tatum Were not sure this particular House Joint Resolution will really do the Tatum Concerned citi zens also are interested in HB by State Curtis D Page 2 Good day Sunshine will be breaking through the clouds late today and the temperature will climb to 71 The overnight low expected to drop to 58 Friday will be partly cloudy with a high of 82 and a low of Saturday will be a great day to enjoy the outdoors with a high of 84 and low of Inside a DEAR 4 910 TV 8 2 Stammtisch Saints Peter and Paul Catholic School ParentTeacher Club will be holding its monthly meeting tonight at in the parish All parents are encouraged to attend the preschool class will present a special Tickets to the March 30 Taste of the a celebration of loc al are on sale at several area Taste of the Town is a fundraiser for the New Braunfels Childrens Museum and will feature more than 20 booths from local Taste of the Town will be from 6 to 9 at the New Braunfels Civic which will be decorated with kites made by youngsters at several workshops at the Adults also are invited to make kites and drop them off at the museum in Courtyard Shopping Visitors to the Taste of the Town will vote on their favo rite Tickets are and are available at Buck Krause the and Citizens National Grab a deck of cards and head out to the Saturday tournaments at the Woodlands County where golfers will be playing in a tournament to benefit the American Heart There is still time to enter the golf tour nament sponsored by Miller Beer if youd like to play in the fullhandicap call the club at 8993301 and ask for the pro shop to sign For those not interested in playing the card tournaments will be inside the club from 10 to noon and again from 2 to 4 Players are invited to play anything they want to play or organize a bridge If you have an extra deck of cards or some poker theyll be put to good There is no entry fee for the card but players are welcome to put their winnings or losings in the pot for the Lunch will be served from noon to 2 cost is and a style show will feature designs from Heart of The Willis Town n the Dominion Country and Sellerof Hey a Clown and an Easter Bunny invite you to come have your picture made with them at WalMart Saturday between 1 and 4 to benefit the Easter Seals A child may have his or her picture made at a cost of per The photo booth will be set up in the front area of the Kicking off Texas Public Schools the Lamar Prim ary PTA will host its Open House Monday at 7 The event will feature the comedy Jam a group from the Texas Star Chorus of Sweet Adelines The prizewinning chorus will sing a medley of songs about school SM 2