Friday, March 3, 1989

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 3, 1989, New Braunfels, Texas Heated debate on Tower produces partisan sparks WASHINGTON The Senate debate over Towers troubled nomination as defense secret ary is producing its share of partisan sparks after only one dayfi with one key senatof holding out the possibiU ity af airing sensitive infdfmation in doseddoo See Page 3 Committee approves bill concerning mmmhce tax AUSTIN AP Texas moving Quickly on tax bills that wdtdd givfc state goveSfftmetit more than billion in Oovt Bill Clements oti Thursday signed a million corporate franchise tax bill to effect SeePageB TX 76006 99 jday Srhithson Valley made it two in a row with a 153 victory ovef Somerset Thursday in the first round of me Edgewood ISO baseball The Rangers face Holy Cross tonight and will play in either the championship or thirdplace game on See Page 9 New Braunfels 707 Landa New Texas 78130 USPS Zeituno S 377880 5126259144 Friday March 1989 25 Cents One 14 Pages By STEPHANIE DAVIS Staff Writer GARDEN RIDGE Two teen agers are heroes today after finding a missing 2yearpld boy ending a massive air and search near Justin Jerome Lopez of the Siesta Village Subdivision was found cov ered with fire ant bites in an open field at approximately by Eddy and Perry The toddler wandered from his home about 4 He was in an open area just stand ing Nandin I think he was in He was Rusk He had little welts up on his stomach and his face was He started asking for his I asked him if he was hungry and he so Eddy peeled him an See Page 2 City worker loses appeal By DAVID BUILT A Staff Writer A city employee who was released from his job in the public works department 10 will not be A fivemember grievance commit tee voted 41 not to reinstate Jose who worked for the city for 19 following a twohour open hearing Thursday Fire Chief Phil Baker made a motion to sustain termination based on incidents of July and Jesse parks voted against the Members of the committee voting in favor of termination were Assistant City Manager Hector Planning and Environmental See Page 2 Comal County Sheriff Jack gives his thanks to 16yearold Eddy and 15yearold Perry Rusk who found the lost toddler this Photo by Deryl Clark Permit hearing stays on schedule No changes expected in New Braunfels office Regulators take over troubled thrifts By Staff and Wire reports Federal officials have taken over management of 37 troubled including 12 in bringing to 73 the number of and loan institutions under federal control The takeover is not expected to effect daytoday operation of the financial institutions which include a San Antonio Savings Association branch office in New Eight of the 12 Texas thrifts were in San including the 68year old San Antonio Savings which has assets of billion and last November declared itself techni cally The number of Texas thrifts now in federal hands is The eight San Antonio thrifts whose management was transferred Thursday was the most for any one city in one federal officials Other Texas thrifts now being man aged by an oversight committee include one each in Corpus Kingsville and Kerrvil George principal supervisory agent of the Federal Home Loan Bank Board of said the thrifts will run as they always have but now federal officials will work to conserve assets and preserve services to deposit and loan I think the oversight group will find the managements in place are adequate to continue the management of the institutions under he tThere is an awful lot of bad luck and an awful lot of negative implica the economy that have caused some of these institutions to lose In the cases where there was in the cases where there was in the cases where there was gross mismanagemnet we have long See Page 2 Mission Valley Mills wastewater discharge permit will not have to be refiled after Farley purchased WestPoint Pepperell in a bil lion deal says a Texas Water Commission Change of name is a fairly routine said Bill Texas Water Commission public information The only thing that could delay it is if they wanted to change counsel or A public hearing concerning the permit is set for March 7 at 9 in Austin at the Stephen Austin State Office Room 1700 Congress The located on the Guadalupe River at Rusk and Porter is required to renew its dis School district sets forum for parents Current issues and concerns of an area school district will be discussed this Comal Independent School District officials are hosting the second Friends of Education forum beginning at Saturday at Canyon High It is the districts intent to get as many parents and patrons involved with the schools as Super intendent Bill Brown We believe the Comal Independent School District schools can only ben efit from this additional communica tions The program features sessions on district See Page 2 Commission reviews guidelines for dividing city hotelmotel tax Local arts and cultural organizations Could receive longterm funding under new guidelines proposed by the citys Arts and Cultural Commission members reviewed guidelines to deter mine which organizations will get a share of the citys room occupancy tax and discussed the pos sibility of establishing longterm contracts with some organizations in a workshop Thursday Council could consider the changes at its March 13 Last City Council expressed a desire to know and approve guidelines before receiving recommenda tions for the Arts and Cultural After council approves the the city will request applications for funding from numerous arts and cultur al organizations and will meet to consider the The commission also will recommend that a grant See Page 2 Drowning in ducks Dole to outline plan for minimum wage WASHINGTON AP Bush administration officials say Labor Secretary Elizabeth Dole will outline a proposal to raise the minimum wage to an hour over three years and create an hourly training wage of at a Senate hearing The plan is to be presented before the Senate Labor and Human Resour ces whose chairman Edward has introduced legislation calling for a hike in the minimum wage to to be accompanied by automatic period ic increases in the Doles testimony is expected to set the stage for a renewed battle between the administration and con gressional Democrats who opposed the training wage last year as a sub minimum wage that organized labor says might threaten the jobs of higher paid See Page 2 Detectives investigate shooting death of man CftMnjy Center assistant director Dee and director Patty YznagaKing are drawing in ducks this week as they get ready for the April 1 rubber ducky race in Landa The ducks will begin their race at noon when celebrity host Gary DeLaune of KENSTV will dump the ducks into the Comal River at Pats in the Coma County Sheriff Jack Bremer will judge the first ducks to cross the finish First place wins second place wins and third place wins Entry fee is per duck and registration deadline is March Entry forms are available at several area Photo by Deryl Clark Comal County Sheriffs Depart ment detectives continue to investi gate the shooting death of a 44year old Spring Branch man who died Larry Specht died during surgery at Medical Center Hospital io San Anto nio at after sustaining a gunshot wound to the The type gun used is unknown at this The sheriffs office was disr patched to the EMS building on High way 281 around 6 in reference W a rnale being transported to the EMS building by private vehicle with a gunshot said Alan Trollin sheriffs office Specht was air lifted by MAST helicopter to San he We do have officers at his resi on the we are continuing with the I think they have located the scene of the shoot Trollinger He apparently got in the vehicle after he was shot and drove himself to someones An autopsy will be performed by the Bexar Countys Medical Examin ers charge permit every five It will still be considered March Colbert That will still carry If the new ownership wanted to take a look at any different conditions or something of that nature the per mit could he But we havent gotten any indication of that Thats not to say they If the draft permit is approved by the conditions and lim itations of the existing permit will remain generally the states the notice of public The renewed permit would make the following changes lower daily average parameters for chemical oxy See Page 2 Good day By the fog was expected to clear and temperatures should climb to 81 degrees The low overnight will be 60 A cold front is on its way into South Texas so condi tions will be windy and humid Saturday with a high of 72 After the front moves through the area Saturday temperatures will be much The high Sunday will be 54 Inside DEAR RELIGIOUS TV Stammtisch The Breakfast Lions Club Broom Sale will be Saturday from 8 until noon at the Texas Commerce Bank parking lot on South Castell mops and various household items will be sold and proceeds will benefit the blind and the Breakfast Lions projects in the For more call Paul Finley at Persons interested in proposed legislation on property appraisal initiative and and tax limitation issues are invited to meet with State Edmund R in New Braunfels Satur Sponsored by the Concerned Citizens the threecounty meeting will convene at 10 at the Bavarian Village 212 near the SchUtter bahn recreational Groups from Kendall and Guada lupe counties the 46ih Legisla tive District are inviting all SM 2