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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 12, 1989, New Braunfels, Texas                                Motorcycle helmet bill ready to be signed AUSTIN AP A bill that would require all motorcycle riders to wear helmets for protection has been approved by the which narrowly defeated a motion that would have delayed See Page 3 A Unicorns take second in district golf tourney Alamo Heights edged New Braunfels by two strokes to win the District 2MA golf tournament in despite the Unicorns better score on Tues Both teams will advance to the regional tourna ment in San See Page 11A 410 M009 SOWEST MICROPUBLISHING 2201 BROOKHOLLOW PLZ SUITE 300 TX 76006 103 TEXAS Although theres no magic potion you can take to prevent we have learned that certain foods may reduce your cancer April is Cancer Control Monm and Ms the American Cancer Society is focusing on See Page 2B New Braunfels 108 707 Landa New Texas 78130 DSPS Zeituno Wednesday April 1989 25 Cents Two 22 Pages Casteel debate consolidation By STEPHANIE DAVIS Staff Writer Comal County Commissioner Neil Craigmilc and Comal Independent School Board President Carter Casteel danced with the of tax consolidation Tuesday night in a for um sponsored by the Comal County Democratic It was like I had been invited to the party and while I was thinking about Whether I wanted to they kidnapped me and I had to Casteel said about the countys recent proposal to consolidate Precinct 2 commission and Clyde Precinct 4 coun ty faced criticism from Good day various officials alter their proposal in March to combine tax collections for residents in the Comal Appraisal Craigmilc told a group of approxi mately 20 women at the New Braun fels Smokehouse restaurant Tuesday that taxpayers money would be saved if the county tax collectorassessor collected all Were not opposed to saving tax payers thats not the Castccl Were not opposed to consolidation of Its an idea and its a good I do have a problem with someone cramming something down my The consolidation issue was raised Keep that umbrella handy because scattered showers will fall through the The high today is expected to reach 68 under cloudy The low tonight will be Showers will continue Thursday for the The low Thursday night will be Friday will warm up to with an overnight low of Inside DEAR TV Stammtisch The Church Women United of Comal County will have a prayer breakfast Friday at 8 at New Braunfcls Presbyterian 373 Price is and proceeds will benefit the Food Speaker will be Bemicc Cowan on her mission ary work in East Occupied West Zone of Israel and Hondur Tickets arc available at New Braunfels Presbyterian First United Methodist Paul Lutheran Faith United Church of First Protestant and Johns Episcopal the National Touring Clown of the fivering Carson Barnes will visit area elementary schools Thursday to generate excitement for Saturdays circus performance at Mountain Valley Elementary feet 6 inches will tell the youngsters about the circus which is conducted under the worlds largest tent a cityblock Sponsored by the Canyon Lake Chamber of the circus will perform Saturday at 2 and at 7 in the parking lot at Mountain Advance tick ets are for adults and for children between 2 and At the tickets are for adults and for Setting up this gigantic circus is a show in itself and its all Parents and grandparents can bring youngsters to the circus site early on circus morning to watch without charge as the 200 exotic and domestic animals are watered and and as some of the 20 elephants help in erecting the they can return for one Jof the two shows which feature a dozen animal trainers and a cast of some 95 human including bareback high wife aerial and trapeze Page 2A in 1987 and surfaced again in June That Comal Independent School District and Comal Appraisal District entered into an agreement asking the appraisal district to assess CISDs This was a little bit upsetting to me because the cost of that was in excess of what the county would dp the assessing and collecting Craigmile Our offer was to do the whole thing for about He said he remembers the night the contract was That they had an appraisal See Page 2A Police warning of solicitation The New Braunfels Police Depart ment docs not receiyc assistance from an organization known as Texas Police A New Braunfels resident recently received a telephone call from a son claiming to raising funds for the Texas Police Star The caljcr said in return for a contribution the donor would receive an insignia for his automobile and better police Im not familiar with any such said New Braunfcls Chief of We dont know who they arc and were not receiving anything from an organiza tion of that Texas Police Star docs not repre sent any law enforcement branch in the New Braunfcls People receiving calls asking for donations over the phone should exercise extreme caution and Health department expanding services Comal Countys health department will expand its services to a larger portion of the community by offering satellite immunization clinics in the outlying areas of the Beginning April the service will be offered to residents in the Canyon Lake area at the Precinct 4 Justice of Peace office in Saltier and will con tinue the third Friday of every Shots will be offered to Bulvcrdc residents beginning May 19 and will continue every third Friday of each month at the Community Appointments for shots are man datory so the health department staff can bring permanent immunization records to the Appointments also will reduce the time clients will spend waiting for Immunizations offered will include all those required for school atten dance in Texas public schools such as MMR rubella and tuberculosis skin Also available will be booster immunizations for the dipthcria vaccine which is required for schoolage children every 10 years and is needed every 10 years by all In the Hib vaccine required for all children in federally funded Hcadstart programs and recommended for all other children between 18 months and 5 years old will be The Hib vaccine provides protection against bacteria that causes a specific type of meningi pneumonia or serious throat and ear Immunization against influenza also will be available during the fall and winter months for highrisk Fees for all immunizations are set by Comal County Commissioners Cost is for children through age 3 and for anyone 4 years old or Appointments for the Immuniza tion Clinics can be made by contact ing the Comal County Health Depart ment in New Braunfels at Slick street Morning drizzle played a part in a two car accident in the 600 block of South Walnut Street this Trie acci dent blocked traffic for about an hour this morning when Barbara 569 lost control of her Pelizza was driving a 1986 fourdoor Chrysler south on Walnut Avenue near Walnut Square Shopping Center and lost control on the slick Her veh icle crossed the center line and struck the 1967 Ford by Frieda Richard Borgfeld was a passenger in the New Braunfels firefighters and Emergency Medical Service paramed ics reponded to the call and used the jaws of life tool to cut Pelizza out of her All three were transported by ambulance to McKenna Memorial Hos pital for Photos by Deryl Clark Talks continue in Eastern deal NEW YORK AP Peter Ueberroths mil lion deal to buy strikebound Eastern Airlines veered tow ard collapse today in an apparent impasse with its parent Texas Air Dow Jones News Service quoted Eastern President Phil Bakes assaying the parties planned a news conference later to explain why this deal didnt go But Eastem attorneys told The AP the news conference was I dont think you can say that the deal is definitely Eastern attorney David Boies All you can say is there is no deal right now and the parties are still In an official of the Air Line Pilots Associ speaking on condition of said he had been told by union officials that the deal to buy the nations scvcnlhlargcsl airline appeared near But sources close to speaking on condition they not be said it appeared to them that each side was trying to ouibluff the other as part of a roughand tumble negotiating a federal judge in Miami today found no leg al grounds to order Easterns pilots back to handing the airline another blow in its attempts to end a crippling strike begun by tlic Machinists union March District Judge Edward Davis today said he found no evidence the pilots staged an illegal strike to further their own contract as Eastern had charged in a request for a backtowork Man wants new menu wheeled to the homebound in county By DAVID BUILT A Staff Writer The executive director of a program that provides meals to elderly residents of Comal County believes most people are pleased with the meals they are Louis executive director of the Community Council of South Central said he has received few complaints about noon meals which are provided by the Aging Program to meet nutritional and social needs of the But one New Braunfels resident who receives home delivery said he believes Mexican food is served too It is just wrong for people of any race to have spe cial said George It just makes my German blood Of one recent Probst U was so below standards it would cause a riot in the The program which is also offered by the council in and Guadalupe counties provides a midday meal five days a week to The meals are served at the homes of homebound senior citizens and at Laurel The program receives technical assistance in meal planning from nutritionists and the Texas Department on Aging sets guidelines for acceptable Cooks in council such as the one in Seguin which prepares meals served in New have input in preparing Meals include a and We try to cater to cultural Ramirez We might have tortillas in Frio County twice a week where we might only have them in New Braunfels once a I have not received a complaint of not getting enough or that the food is not prepared Ramirez I guess the most common concern is See Page 2A Local show to benefit new scholarship fund McKenna Memorial Hospital Auxilary and American Red Cross Hospital Volunteers are hosting a luncheon and style show at Friday at the Holiday Inn to help establish the Elliott Knox Scholarship The scholarship will be awarded annually to students furthering their education in the field of The first Elliott Knox Scholarship is expected to be awarded in Knox has been a member of the board of directors at McKenna Memorial Hospital since 1954 and has served as chairman of the board since October He joined the board at Baptist Memorial Hospital in San Antonio in 1952 and has served 18 Health care the physicalwell of people is just one of my strong Knox said this The great challenge was in 1982 on this expansion program the program which added a tower at The physicians were tell ing us we needed more beds so we got into this thing almost at the height of the interest Thirteen percent bonds look like a tremendous At the time 1 felt like if we couldnt make at least the town would have a good hos but weve been very he Knox hopes the scholarship bearing his name will help licensed vocational nurses train to become registered nurses because registered nurses are in short With the shortage of registered Sec   

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