Friday, April 7, 1989

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 7, 1989, New Braunfels, Texas Surging NBSV take hot streaks on road Twd 6f the hottest teams in District 284A New Braunfels and Smithson will both face road tests The firsMdace ttoicofni will travel to BbeYfie tomeet the setoftdplace drgyhotirids while the Rangers meet Samuel Clemens in See Page 8 CHS Giltispie TABC regional head Billy Canyons head boys basketball was selected serve a twoyear term as a ional director for the Texas Association of Basketball The Cougar coach was selected from more thaft 40 Seepages 410 M009 SOWEST MICROPUBLISHING 2201 BROOKHOLLOM PL2 SUITE 300 TX 76006 103 to keep actions secret AP Oliver North testified today he tried unsuccessfully to persuade fottner national security adviser Robert McFarlane to refuse to answer congressional inquiries about the Reagan administrations secret assistance to the Nicafaeuan rebels Seepages New Braunfels 105 707 Landa New Texas 78130 USPS Zeituno J 377880 5126259144 SAm By STEPHANIE DA VIS Staff Writer STARTZVILLE Divers search ed the murky waters of Canyon Lake Thursday for a San Antonio man who was seen going below the waters sur face by friends 100 yards off the Comal Park shore and never The 28yearold whose name was not released by the Corps of Engineers and not known at the Com al County sheriffs was riding a personal water craft when the inci He was attempting to go to the jet he did not reach he was heard calling for help said Canyon Lake Reservoir Manager Jer ry He was then seen to go he He was not seen Two friends of the victim were on the shore when the accident occurred around The 21yearold friend swam out to help the The victim wasnt wearing a personal flo tation The 21yearold apparently retrieved it water craft and returned it to Brite The other friend was a 23yearold male from Hes in a cold part of the Brite This is cold The decomposition rate will be very Decomposing could be 25 to 30 percent below the regular rate because of the cold which is averaging in the high 50s to low Brite When the decomposition rate is the body will float The victim went down in an area where the river current runs through the He was wearing short light colored pants and tennis The river current may carry the body Brite The channel where the man was seen going under has been measured at 155 adding that drag ging the bottom to find a body is Four divers from Pleasure Divers in New Braunfels were called to look for the I wish we could have done some thing said diver Darrell Woody after diving 85 feet Because of silt in the visibil ity was said John who said he couldnt see the Other divers because of the murky See Page 2 Friday April 1989 25 Cents One 14 Pages an arrested for indecency A Bulverdcman remains in the Comal County jail today in lieu of a 000 bond on two charges of indecency with James Old Smithson Valley was arrcsled at his resi dence Tuesday He was arrested as the result of an incident that occurred April that involved two 9yearold boys of Oak Village said sheriffs office detective Richard Two warrants were issued by Comal County CourtAtLaw Judge Ronald Bond was set at for each charge of Trees in city Crews Good day Comal Sheriffs Deputy Johnny Gray and Game Warden Bob Wolford drag Canyon Lake early this morning searching for the body of a 28yearbldman lasfseen last by Deryl Clark WASHINGTON AP The nations unemployment rate dipped in March to 5 the lowest rate in more than 15 despite a slowed rate in the creation of the gov ernment reported The Labor Department said new jobs were added to non farm payrolls last the lowest figure since in August 1988 and down from a revised February figure of The slower rate of job affected somewhat by the Eastern Airlines indicates some slow ing in the But there signs of continued strength as well The number of factory jobs remained stable and the average fac tory work week fell by hours to Average over time was unchanged at The 5 percent civilian jobless the lowest since December 1973 ent rate dips to 5 percent Texasjobless rate drops to lowest point in years when it was defied pre dictions that unemployment would edge up slightly the February rate of which itself had matched a 15year The bulk of the new job growth was in the service Service indus tries alone added with health services accounting for new The job growth is tracked through a business survey that treats strikers as Because of that about striking Eastern airlines work ers were counted as being out of meaning the newjob total would have been somewhat higher had it not been for the onemonthold The strike does not affect the unem ployment because that data is compiled through a separate household survey that counts strikers See Page 2 DALLAS AP Texas unem ployment rate fell to its lowest level in almost years during despite the absence of any real growth in the job federal labor offi cials reported Last months decline to percent matched the rate for November 1984 and reflected Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that almost million Texans arc What were seeing is people com ing off the unemployment rolls and moving into jobs with no real growth in the labor said BLS analyst Nic in is something of a The number of Texans looking for jobsdipped to in he When combined with the growth in total the Texas labor force was virtually unchanged at just under the Texas economy shows signs of the steady growth it began in early The March rate was almost two full points below the percent recorded one year Weve seen a steady downward trend over almost two years from 87 through most of Santangelo Health care and business services have combined with growth in the See Page 2 ready to trim A firm which New Braunfels Utili ties recently contracted with for tree trimming services is expected to begin work here Roger NBUs icchnical services said some custom ers have expressed concern when con tacted by Blumc Trees of Tex because NBU crews always have done the We did enter into a contract for tree Biggcrs Rep resentatives of Blumc Trees arc going to homes in the areas where they will be They arc leaving door pamphlets that hang on if residents arc not at Biggcrs said the firm will not trim trees before making personal contact with the At its March NBUs board approved the contract with Blumc a firm used by City Public Ser vice in San NBU has budgeted for the Payment is based on the crews approximate cost of per NBU contracted with the firm because its one fiveman crew can not keep up with the trimming NBU has a fiveyear program under which crews try to trim trees in each area of town at least once in five Nice spring weather is continu ing in the New Braunfels Todays high is expected to reach 86 degrees under partly cloudy The low tonight will be 62 It will be a little warmer Saturday as the high climbs to The low Saturday night will drop to 60 as a weak cool front moves Sunday will be cooler with 82 for the high and 50 for the Inside DEAR RELIGIOUS TV FDIC takes over 11 more thrifts DALLAS AP As federal regu lators placed 11 more savings and loan institutions under federal conser the Federal Home Loan Bank Board of Dallas said depositors withdrew billion from the states 204 thrifts during an improvement from Januarys record depositors withdrew billion in compared to billion in it was announced Meanwhile the FHLBBs deposit figures show a total of was on deposit in Texas thrifts in down from billion in January and billion in Febru ary last Murray Savings Association in the savings and loan in the state with billion in See 2 Association team to evaluate schools ByDAVlOBUILTA Stall Writer A 38member team of educators will visit schools in Comal Indepen dent School District next weefc to eva luate the districts compliance with We have never sought accredita tion before with the Southern Associ said Sandra public information officer for the Membership would improve educa tional offerings by the district above SwtheraSsoSoVof San representative Susan fc chairedby Gene Blan brount a hu9e Koala Bear to New Braunfels this CISP is initial aidant swperintenslejwfof cum momin9 tQ prprnote the ops new Australian Walk uon in the Membership culup KieaTville will arrive in lasting Koala Bears on permanent loan association is not required by the from the San Diego Business owners around Texas Education 2 such as Ross Granzin of are plac ing zoo ppsters in their Attendance at the zoo has declined since Sea World but the zoo has added many new exhibits such as the Koa la Bears and a new bigcat exhibit featuring one of largest collections of big eats in Photo by Deryl Clark Stammtisch Members of the New Braunfels Harlcy Davidson Owners Associa tion will meet at at the Lone Star Ice House at the intersection of FM 306 and Interstate 35 for a protest run to the state Riders opposing the mandatory helmet law arc for more call Dave Clark at West Mill Street from North Live Oak to Hidalgo will be closed today through April 29 as New Braunfels Utilities contractors replace sewer lines in that Garden Ridge Republican Women will have a flea market Saiurday from 8 to 4 at Bracken Fire The public is invited to look through and buy items from the large number of tables set up for the Speaking of rummage the Canyon High Project Graduation will hold a garage sale Saturday at the Nights of Columbus Hall on Landa The money earned at the sale will help Pro ject Graduation throw a graduation drugandalcohol frec party at Guadalupe Cattle Company June Donations for the sale will be accepted today from to 8 at the KC Tomorrows the big day to Rendezvous with Rubbish along River Persons interested in helping members of Friends for Rivers clean uip River Road are asked to meet at Mollys Tube Rental on River Road at 8 Bring your gloves and wear your tennis Transportation from Mollys to the cleanup site and will be Several local members of Texas Mothers of Multiples will be Foot Loose in Fort Worth next weekend as they attend the 16th annual convention of the MOMs Texas Mothers of founded in is an organization comprised of 35 Tex as clubs made up of more than mothers of triplets 01 The convention includes workshops on twins psy 6w 4