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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 8, 1989, New Braunfels, Texas                                Airline appeals ruttftg for pilots dating strike MIAMI AP Eastern Airlines WSs appealing a judge s refusal to force its pilots to cross Machinists picket lines as the pilots union reported a new over ture from the paralyzed which warned it was sliding toward Cany on stuns wtffi2 lastminute goals Canyon scored in the final four minutes to pull even with New Braunfels and force a 22 tie in a The deadlock forces both teams to have towin all of their remaining games to keep theirplayoff hopes See Page 13A nutritious The good taste and good nutrition of cabbage has been good news for about Originally dis covered growing wild in England and cabbage became an important part of not only the diet but also See Page 2B New Braunfels 83 707 Lahda New TexaS 78130 USPS Zeituno 377880 5126259144 Wednesday March 1989 25 Cents Two 24 Pages District approves financing for plan The Edwards District has approved in ini tial financing of a lobbying fund for a proposed regional water resources The bill is considered crucial for a proposed billion region al water plan to be a Directors of the water district voted 72 during a special meeting Tuesday night in San Bexar County Directors Bill Fink and Charlie Rodri quez cast the dissenting Three Other Bexar County directors voted in favor of funding the Hays County director Harry Bishop amended a motion by Bexar County director Jo Ann DeHoyos with the Comal County Director Kenneth JJcels seconded the The proper action has been Dcels said of the boards action Tues Its money well spent to educate the legislature for the development of a regional water On March the board unanimous ly voted to endorse the bill proposed by an ad hoc committee which included New Braunfels officials and Comal County Directors of the water See Page 2A Home opener Canyons Albert Flores takes a cut in the Cougars first home baseball game of the seasonon Canyon got off to Sn inauspicious start with a 268 loss to Austin The Knights won the game on 11 hits and with the benefit of 20 The Cougars are 21 on the New Braunfels and Smithson Valley both won their games on For the full details on all three see Page Photo by Deryl Clark Woman arrested for mans death By STEPHANIE DAVIS Staff Writer The wife of a Spring Branch man fatally shot last week was charged with his murder Monday night and remains in the Comal County jail without Virginia Spccht of HCR Box 39B was charged with firstdegree murder at the Comal County sheriffs office When she was brought in for said Comal County Sheriff Jack Precinct 4 Justice of the Peace Howard Smith set a bond of She is charged with shooting Larry Wayne Specht in the back with a highpowered rifle March 2 while he was in his He died later that night in surgery at Medical Center Hospital in San The 44yearold civil service worker at Kelly Air Force Base was en route to his home when he was shot at the entrance of his located off 281 North and FM He survived a gunshot wound in June when he was shot See Page 2A PUC plans hearing on plant agreement By DAVID BUILTA Staff Writer Controversy surrounding transmis sjon of power from the Canyon Hydroelectric Plant continues although the facility has been operat ing for more than two After reviewing documents filed by GuadalupeBlanco River Authority concerning interconnection a Public Utility Commission of Texas hearings examiner has set a hearing in GBRA filed the documents in response to a second remand which the commission issued The March 23 hearing was called because the examiner is unable to conclude from documents filed by GBRA 23 whether interconnec tion and interconnection facilities are located on federal The commission sent the which was filed against the river authority by Canyon Lake Area Citi zens back to the hearings See Page 2A Burglary suspects sought Crime Stoppers is paying up to this week for information leading to the arrest and indictment of persons involved in the recent burglary of Woodlands County Club in Canyon Unknown suspects entered the club by prying the front door onto the grounds open 16 or Suspects drove a golf cart over the course and greens after taking four golf cart Golf a golf bag and several golf balls were also Later in the an employee of the club located some of the stolen items in a wooded area across Canyon Park but not all property was Persons with information about the burglary should call Crime Stoppers at Callers are not asked to be Truck blocks 135 traffic Two northbound lanes of Interstate 35 near the WalMart Distribution Cen ter were blocked early today when a stolen 18whecler nipped aficr hitting a The driver struck the guard lost control and rolled said New Braunfels police spokesman Martin The driver of the truck walked away and has not been he The 1987 truck hauling a 1980 trailer was stolen from Mallingcr truck sales in The truck was there on said Kevin Clay New Braunfels Police The accident occurred at in the 1600 block of Interstate Traffic was diverted onto the access Mayer Good day Commission looking for format approval The City of New Braunfels Arts and Cultural Commission is asking City Council to approve criteria and a format for submitting grant applica tions for allocation of room occupancy commission has established a uniform grant application format so all organizations will submit the same information on similar Its asking the same things weve always said City Secretary See Page 2A Nuclear plant calls alert after accident AP A small amount of radioactive material was released from the McGuire nuclear power but officials said today there was no danger to the An the secondleast serious emergency was dec lared at Tuesday at the plant by officials of Duke Power which owns the The utility noti fied state and local authorities of the alert at Utility officials said the release of radioactive material is within the conservative operating specifica See Page 2A Hugh Farmer plans run for Senate AUSTIN AP State Hugh a Fort Worth said he will announce a bid for the today with a rally in the Texas Senate chamber and a statewide tour beginning with a visit to San will seek he Democra tic nomination to challenge Republi can Run Graoam to A Ian Fanner first was elected to the Texas Senate in He was an honors major at and holds a masters degree from the University of Texas a former Democratic con gressman from won the Senate seat previously held by John Tower in In winning thit he defeated a Democratic state Lloyd Doggett of Money skirmishes County officials hammering out duty transfer By STEPHANIE DA VIS Staff Writer Transferring payroll duties from county auditors offices to treasur ers offices has been called a statewide an outright polit ical battle and a fight for survi val in Comal And the 10month battle con tinues locally as Comal County Auditor Bate Bond and Treasurer Betty Engelhardt try to hammer out who does As long as we have the treasur ers it should remain in the treasurers Engelhardt said Tuesday about payroll I think we will eventually get it straightened Who cares who does the pay roll Bond asked Monday after another round in commissioners What difference does it make as long as your paycheck is Maybe you better get back together to work out Judge Fred Clark told the I dont like the division here The war was waged May when Texas Attorney Gen erajl Jim Mattox released an opin for payroll duties to be delegated to county But Bonds former payroll clerk now the treasurers payroll clerk moved to her new office 14 with more than payroll She took personnel workmans deferred compensation and retire County Auditor Bate Bond ment filing For practical purposes every thing was moved associated with that Bond But Commis sioners Court had designated me to be the correspondent in all three of those A written agreement between Engelhardt and Bond was pre sented to commissioners Monday stating the payroll clerk would pre pare the reports and the auditor would audit and sign the reports and serve as Confusion amounted when Engelhardt said she understood she would be 1 Cwoiniissioner Treasurer Betty Engelhardt Jumbo Evans expressed concern about where people would go for advice about retirement and other Bond said Tuesday he will attempt to try to work with the The battle isnt a pro tection of turf as some he The battle seems to be that way Engelhardt Bond said in June it was a statewide fight that has come home to roost in Comal County treasurers in the state of Texas are in a fight for survi Page 2A Today is to be a real nice day with plenty of sunshine and the trend is expected to The high today will reach Tonight will be cool with a low of The high Thursday will climb to near 70 under sunny skies and the low Thursday night will be Inside DEAR TV 1QA Stammtisch New Braunfels Middle School PTA will host a meeting Thursday at 7 to be followed by an open house in honor of Texas Public Schools Everyone interested is welcome and young sters who will attend middle school next year and their parents also are invited to American Red Cross will hold its general membership meeting March 20 at in the Friendship Room at Eden All Red Cross volunteers are urged to A new set of colors donated to American Legion Comal Post 179 by 14 members of the Schneider family will be dedicated Sunday at 5 at the Erwin Schneider was a 43year member of Comal Post The old set of colors will be used strictly for funeral honors for departed veter On the program for the 70th birthday of the American Legion will be guest speaker Ken Wal field representative for the Vets outreach program of ihe Texas Land A 20minute movie by Anthony public relations representative for the Confederate Air Force museum in will be At 6 a meal of sausage and beans will be Women are asked to bring a covered See Page 2A   

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