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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 20, 1989, New Braunfels, Texas                                MADD urges lawmakers to approve cdftthiner bill opencontainer bill being puMed by Mothefs Against Drunk Driving is Says a State whom the grotlp has acctlsed of tying up the measure in his See Page 3 Meadows showcase beauty There is surprise and sheer beauty in a meadow of native Every every the weeds and flowers show themselves in a different dress to soften the contours of the land and to keep guarded watch over the precious Seepage Tx 760Q6 Winter dart tourney the championship title Wednes the New Braunfels Dart Organisations WhSr tournament at Heidelberg Hall with a 75 v c tory over Tonys See Page 10 New Braunfels Zeitun Thursday 114 Pin placement 707 Landa New Texas 78130 USPS 5126259144 1989 25 Cents One 14 Pages million plan presented in workshop Council reviews bu By STEPHANIE DAVIS Staff Writer New Braunfels City Council praised the proposed million budget for the 198990 year presented Wednesday during a workshop ses sion and mentioned a possible raise for City Manager Paul Calling the upcoming budget year a year of Grohman asked council to adopt the effective tax rate of as the tax Action to adopt the budget and tax rate will be considered in upcoming City Council The effective tax rate will create the same amount of money to fund the citys budget that the city received last year on the same properties that were taxed last said Comal Appraisal District Chief Appraiser Richard Grohman presented to council April 10 the tax rate of which was a decrease from last years rate of There was a percent differen tial between the proposed tax rate and effective tax rate and were going to drop it back its so close dg District board reviews patrols for River Road Raul who has been greens keeper at the Landa ParkGolf Course for 26 sets the cup on the second hole in preparation for the threeday Golf Fest which begins The threeday event will be played at five courses in the area and will fea ture 880 the largest number of entrants the Golf Fest has ever The twoman best ball tournament will also be played at Starcke Park and the Chaparral Country Club in Quail Creek in San Marcos and Wood Creek in The final rounds will be played Photo by Deryl Clark District picks up club s contract SATTLER Providing a orderly and clean environment along River Road is a goal of Water Oriented Recreation District mem but they must decide how to do that courtesy certified peace officers or Were ready to Comal County Sheriff Jack Bremer told board members Wednesday Theres sufficient money in the budget to pay reserve so we can bring on additional Bremer during the regular WORD he will continue to provide law enforcement services on River Road as in the River Road runs along the Guadalupe Board members also are consider ing hiring courtesy patrols to provide services along River I think there can be a combina said WORD President Mclvin Nolle I can see where the sheriffs department is Some board members and river business owners expressed concerns about previous law enforcement ser vices and courtesy We who have been here for the last 10 to 15 years have been the eyes on the said Bud who manages Little Ponderosa Rentals with his We have seen every thing happen we have a system that docs not When we call the sheriffs dcpart See Page 2 Battleship arrives at prepares for investigation Saving giving directions and assisting vacationers on River Road will continue for members of the New Braunfels Emergency Communica tions Club after the WORD district assumed the contract Precinct 1 Comal County Commis sioner Jumbo Evans recently recommended the Water Oriented District assume the coun tys contract with the Its my opinion that its services have been greatly appreciated in the past and are needed out on River said WORD administrator Betty Other board members agreed the club was needed to provide services on River We do have weve been doing this out on River Road every weekend now for probably 15 said club president Ernie The contract states club members will provide traffic control on River Road on the weekends from Easter to Labor Members also have provided life saving We come under the Good Samari tan Hassold adding that club members will never refuse to help any citizen who needs Minutes count and we can be at the scene within a few minutes after we are ROOSEVELT ROADS NAVAL Puerto Rico AP The battleship USS Iowa arrived off this sprawling naval base carrying the bodies of at least 47 sailors and facing an investigation into the worst naval disaster in more than a Navy officials said the bodies of those killed in Wednesdays explo were being brought ashore by helicopter and then would be flown to a military mortuary in The Pentagon today put the death toll at 47 and said other crew mem bers were accounted spokesmen had said the death toll could be Ten to 12 crew members suffered minor Most of were in the Pentagon spokesman Fred Hoffman said at a briefing this Most of these who have been hurt have been treated on board The ships captain had decided not to dock at the base at Puerto Rico but remain 10 to 15 miles out to sea because the Iowa draws 36 to 38 feet of water and the harbor is only 40 feet said Steve a Navy He said the ship would head for its home port in after all bodies were brought The Iowa is based The explosion occurred during a gunnery exercise at Wcd See Page 2 Couple linked to burglary A Comal County man and his girlfriend have been linked to a burglary in the River Oaks Subdivision and possibly other according to sheriffs office Brett and Sandra McQuee were arrested April 18 and remain in the Comal County jail in lieu of bond Both are charged with burglary of a Detectives Bill Boles and Richard Alvarez had enough evidence to link the couple to the burglary and a warrant was issued for their The burglary occurred on River Oaks Drive in the River Oaks A handgun and jewelry were Jewelry items have been recovered from San Antonio and Seguin pawn Conner was arrested at his residence off Hunter Road by deputy David Campos and Williams turned herself in to Alvarez Further charges are expected to be filed at a later Alvarez Bad news With more Texans heading out its a good idea to know what were up The Brown Recluse such as one caught can be any The spiders bite can cause severe skin The perpetrator is harmless look about the size of a and is hairless and Its legs are long and it spins a loosely gray web in undisturbed Its color ranges from light yellowish tan to dark It has six eyes in a semicircle of three pairs and a fiddleshaped marking on its Persons bit ten by what they suspect to be a brown recluse should kill or cap ture jhe insect and seek immedi ate medical To avoid the be careful around rocks and loose remove col lections of papers and boxes and clean webs from living and stor age Photo by Deryl Clark Bush says conscience is clear WASHINGTON AP President Bush said today my conscience is clear about the IranContra affair and promised to cooperate fully with con gressional requests for White House documents dealing with the Bush said it was not clear which documents might still be within his suggesting that some have gone to the federal He said he had no reason to believe that the Reagan administration withheld any Meeting with a small group of reporters at the White the president stuck by his earlier refusal to discuss his role in the IranContra he Everything Ive Ill stand Documents introduced at the trial of former White House aide Oliver See 2 this Grohman If were a good stable organiza as I said last were going to be able to keep the tax rate under the 41 cents number in the 41 cent range for four to five years I still believe Grohman said Inflation is going to hurt us over the next we feel reasonably See Page 2 Good day The rain is at least for It will be partly cloudy and warm today with a high of 87 The low tonight will be 57 There is little chance of rain but there is a chance of isolated showers and thunderstorms late Friday after Fridays high will be 86 degrees with an overnight low of 61 Inside 1114 e 3 DEAR 8 9 TV a 2 Stammtisch Order of the Eastern Star will have its annual dinner and country store Friday from 5 to 8 at Eagles Tickets may be pur chased at the Dinosaurs will invade the Bulvcrde Public Library Saturday at 10 in a puppet show designed to entertain children of all The library is on Cougar Drive in downtown Bulverde and Maggie a professional puppeteer from San will entertain children of all ages with her After the Gilli kin will lead a finger puppet workshop where the children will decorate puppets and learn how to put on their own The activities are At a drawing for a handpaintcd childs dinosaur table will take Materials and labor were provided by Bcrgmann Lumber of Sussanne Sotak and Lauren of Tick ets for the drawing arc available for a donaiion and proceeds will benefit the who majored in lan guages and minorcd in music and drama at Duke has been a professional puppeteer for more than 11 She developed her style of puppetry that excites and involves the children during her 13 years of teaching and directing at the pre school The library also invites pre schoolers to Storytime each Wed nesday at 10 Although the library is only three years board president Mildred Watson has led its growth from concep tion to its present size of more than books and two build ings totalling square Volunteers are needed to help paint and finish out the second For more call Southwest Texas State Universi ty Association of Mexican Ameri can Students will sponsor a spe cial youth workshop titled Do You Want to Go to College as part of Hispanic Heritage Month activities on The event is cosponsored by the Lyndon Johnson Memorial Siudent Center and will be from 9 to 1 Saturday in the San Antonio Bianco Room OH the fourth floor See Page 2   

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