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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 10, 1989, New Braunfels, Texas andards rTowers allies say rejection of ffilMmirtatldri as defense secretary cast a new set of sfaftrjlfas upon Seepage Leaders agree on need for AUSTIN More prison reduced ease loads for probation officers and financial incentives to counties for community correction facilities are part of a general agreement between lawmakers and Bill Clements on trying to help the states ailing prison sys officials SeePage flO M009 SSjffissss TX 76006 Sixteen Varsity boys teams and 10 varsity girls teams will compete Saturday in the annual Canyon Cougar Austin Travis and San Marcos are among the favorites in the boys division while Bastrop and Lockhart are expected to be the top contenders among the See Page 9 A New Braunfels 85 707 Landa New Texas 78130 USPS Zeituno 377880 5126259144 Friday March 1989 25 Cents One 16 Pages award Texan of the Year William Hob by said he will be improved by the association by past recipients during a reception Thursday night at the Civic was award by Railroad Commissioner Kent general chairman of the advisory committee for the 23rd Annual Legi slative Its a great honor to just be asso ciated with the distinguished list of people who have received this I cant live up to the accomplishments of the people on that I just hope I will be improved by the the lieutenant governor said after receiving the Past recipients of the Texan of the Year which was first given in include President George Phil Lloyd Secretary of State James for mer John Connally and former oVi Dqlph The one thing that really stands Lawmen capture youths after chase By STEPHANIE DAVIS Staff Writer Reaching speeds up to 100 miles per two juveniles in a stolen truck led law enforcement officers on a chase Thursday night for almost 30 miles ignoring gun stop arid traffic lights before eventually wrecking on Wood A 15yearold boy and a 13year old boy remain at the juvenile deten tion center in Guadalupe County awaiting a hearing this The who stole a hi Canyon Lake Forest Subdivison were noticed by Trooper Irvin of the same who gave I knew it was my friends Irvin said at the wreck They were going a lot faster than I Irvin followed the vehicle See Page 2 The highspeed chase ended Thursday night after the truck driven by two juveniles spun out of William Ri Hobby accepted the Texan of the Year award dur See Page 2 ing a reception at the Civic by Deryl Clark ft I oyment rate drops to lowest point in 15 years Lawmaker makes predictions Landmark reforms expectedin session f ft WASHINGTON AP The nations unemployment rate in Febru ary plunged to the lowest point in 15 as employers created new jobs in a sign of the economys continued the government reported The jobless rate was down per centage points from hitting 5ll percent for first time since May the Labor Department The rate last was lower in December At the same employers created new nonfarm jobs with the gains confined to serviceproducing accord ing to a separate survey of business Februarys jobgrowth figure reflected some fallback after payrolls grew by a robust jobs in when employment was spurred by unusually mild See Page 2 By STEPHANIE DAVIS Staff Writer William Bill Hobby pre dicted this morning the 71st Texas Legislature could be a landmark ses sion if made in the Texas criminal justice system and workmans compensation If this session makes substantial improvements in workers compensa substantial improvements in our criminal justice systems it will have been an historic Hobby told an audience attending the 23rd Annual Texas Legislative Con ference in New in cartrain collision A New Braunfels man was only slightly injured Thursday afternoon after a runin with a v r Jorge of 882 Samuels was approaching a westbound Union Pacific train in the 1400 block of Churchill about 1 Thursday when he attempted to cross the tracks in front of the According to New Police the trains engineer unsuccess fully attempted to stop the train before it struck the The impact turned car around 180 degrees before it came to a rest in a Emergency Medical Service crews treated Luna for minor injuries at the Association president backs Medicaid plan iiiinrpH Living Cross IIIJLII tJU 11 DAVID BUILT A Staff Writer Texas is in a crisis situation because of the number of hospital according to the president of the Texas Hospital Terry Townsend visited with New Braunfels Downtown Rotary Club and local media representatives at MeKenna Memorial Hospital Thurs day encourage support for Medi Townsend said the Texas Hospital Association and approximately 30 other businesses and allied health organizations support the use of mooey raised by a proposed 7cent increase in cigarette tax to enhance the Texas Medicaid He con tends with the increased federal more than million would be available for health care programs to assist the poor and feps has led the nation in the nunjher of hospital closings for the pan three Townsend said 19 hosnitajs were last year and 18 the year Out of the 72 hospitals that 37 were rural Townsend pointed to shortfalls in the Medicare and Medicaid systems for the when Congress went to a prospective pricing system in 1981 they promised our hospitals that they would keep up with the costs of hospi Townsend Our cpsts have increased 28 Congress has only given us 14 The Medicaid program is even worse because it is a federal matching fpnd prpgraqj and Texas rapks 50th in all tfie states W toe amount we spend per he We spend per person on Medicaid in Worse than we only cover the lowest 25 percent of the federal pov erty level Townsend said hospitals such as McKenna Memorial Hospital are hav ing to absorb a larger financial burden because the reimbursement programs not where they should The Music Ministry of First Baptist 733 will present the Living Qross at 7 Saturday and Sunday at the Fifty voices will sing from the accompanied by and percusslgn The choir is directed by John minister of mysip aj the and narration is by Bill The cross extends the main floor of the audi torium to the baptistry and is 17 The rjnysie and narration tell the story of the burial and resurrection of is no a nursery is provided and the pubJic is by Hobby was selected Texan of the Year for 1989 and honored Thursday at the New Braunfels Civic 1 believe a consensus is emerging about a basic reorganization for our criminal justice Hobby describing a super agency to solve the problems made up of the Board of Board of Pardons and probation commissions and other related law enforcement But innovative communitybased corrections arc needed to tackle crimi See Page 2 Agreement reached on taxes AUSTIN AP State officials said today they have reached an agreement with oulofstate insurance companies over disputed property and casualty insurance taxes that will add about million into stale Under the the stale will keep about million in a disirict court judgment already awarded to outofstate properly and casually insurance and another million lo pay judgmenis expected in the The companies challenged ihe slates insurance saying the sys tem is unfair because they must pay higher rates than those of Texas The settlement frees million for lawmakers to use in writing a 199091 state In exchange for giving up 80 per cent of their court the out ofstate firms will be taxed in the future under more equitable The settlement came before Bill Bill Hobby and House Speaker Gib Lewis were to meet with the insurance com pany principals on accord ing to Mike Clements depu ty chief of Its Toomey Representing the stale in negotia tions with representatives of property and casually insurance companies were Senate Finance Com mittee Chairman Kent D and House Ways and Means Committee Chairman James D The funds are part of billion that Sjajje Comptroller Bob Bullock GoocJ day The weather looks great for outdoor activities in the New Braunfels The high today was expected to reach 78 under clear The low tonight will be The high Saturday and Sunday is expected to reach a summcry high in the low Overnight lows will be in lie lower Inside DEAR RELIGIOUS TV Stammtisch The special activity tomorrow at the New Braunfels Childrens Museum will be handprinting on aprons and museum Tshirts all day Museum director Carolyn Lehmann Burrow and museum volunteer Terry Buck made new childsize aprons just perfect for the small Adultsize aprons also are avail the current exhi Kitchens and Cultures con tinues this weekend and features many handson displays and activ ities relating to foods from diffe rent It has been a fun with snackmaking and breadmaking and some of the activities will become pan of the museums permanent Admission to the in Courtyard Shopping is for children and for Saturday hours are 10 a to 4 Call 6200939 for more Stop Dont try that recipe printed Wednesday for White Cho colate Cheesecake Two career women take the win without all the because it would an expensive The ingredients should be Crust cups cup cup cup finely chopped almonds or maca damia nutes 4 squares white baking chocolate grated and 1 beaten The Filling should be and this is where the three eggs were left out of yesterdays 8 squares white baking chocolate cup whipping 1 3 cream cheese 1 can sweetened condensed milk and 3 For the combine flour and cut in margarine until mix ture resembles coarse Stir See 2
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