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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 27, 1989, New Braunfels, Texas                                M009 native grasses are hair of the Whereas flowers are the divine artists of the grasses are the graceful hatching strokes of the masters Grass is the hair of the wrote an See Page 4 A Texans to remember Wst PASO AP Polks in Massachusetts might consider it an infringertient when texans claim the Thanksgiving tradition as a Lone Star but a group of El Pasoarts says it has history on its See Page 5 A after first rouna New Braunfels Unicorns are in second place after the first round of the Class 4A Region IV golf tournament in San Play Concludes today with the top two teams advancing to the state tournament in See Page 10 A New Braunfels 119 707 Landa New Texas 78130 USPS Zeituno S 377880 5126259144 Thursday April 1989 25 Cents Two 18 Pages Good day The chance of thunderstorms is still with us although the high today is expected to reach the mid 80s Tonights low should drop into the mid Friday and Saturday look about the with morning clouds and afternoon highs in the mid 80s and lows in themid Sunday should clear up a Inside DEAR TV Stammtisch The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post New is planning a flag ceremony at the Post 600 Peace at 9 the day proclaimed as Loyalty The Ladies Auxiliary also will attend and par The public is The American Little League will hold its annual Fun Day Saturday beginning at 9 Fea tured at this years event will be Ring Toss water dart fishing game ahdj much Special events Will include a Home Ruri Derby andifiadar Pitch Contest With trophies awarded to the top winners in four age Fun Day is the major fundraiser for the American Little A reminder to parents and team team pictures will be taken Saturday beginning at 9 Holy Family Catholic Churchs annual rummage sale is today and Friday from 8 to 5 at the church activity 245 Proceeds from the sale will benefit the which is celebrating its 25th anniversary this Smithson Valley Middle School PTA hosted a teacher and staff appreciation for all employees of SVMS April Many SVMS parents provided salads and desserts for more than 65 employ ees attending the This was our way of thanking the staff for caring about our said Cynthia PTA vice We want to thank the parents for helping provide the Southwest Texas State Universi tys SpeechHearingLanguage Clinic is offering free speech and hearing testing to the public from 9 to noon The clinic is located in the Education Building on the SWTSU campus in San To set up an appointment for screening or to receive directions to the clinic or further general information on speechlanguage diagnostic and rehabilitation services call May is Better Hearing and Speech If you or someone you know has a language QT hearing the screenings offer an ideal time to seek the help of a qualified The earlier the problem is diag the better the chances for Friday is the deadline to sign up your toodling toddler for the 1989 Toddler Run sponsored by McKenna Memorial Hospital and the New Braunfels Runners The 10yard race will be at McKenna May 13 and participants must be at the site by 8 to sigQ get a and be assigned a The race starts at 9 Toddlers will be divided into three age groups 10 to 14 15 to 19 months and 20 to 24 Stf 2A TCB hosts Ramses II exhibit A minor version of the Ramses the Great Exhibit is currently on display at Texas Commerce Bank through May 1 during business Ramses the Great had it all eight wives and more than 90 The major presented by the Dallas Museum of Natural History Associa is located in Fair through Sponsored locally by the Greater New Braunfels Arts Council and the New Braunfels Art the tour ing exhibit at Texas Commerce Bank consists of a cabinet display and a ver tical In the cabinet one will find reproductions of a bust of Queen the Scribe Nebmeroutf Horus Stele of Ram ses II as a three ewer of of King Ahmos and Many scholars believe Ramses II to be the Pharaoh of Egypt who had a plaguefilled confrontation with During his 66year he built colossal statues which glorified the gods and reminded Egyptians of the pharaohs He also covered other Kings faces on statues with his own As a builder of these great Ramses outstripped every other pharaOh in Moire than halfLthe Egyptian temples and monuments still standing today are works are additions made by Ramses Ramses II died in the 67th year of A display base atf Bank contains a copy of the original bust 0f Queen along with protective from bottom an ushabti an and scarab along with hieroglyphics on a reed sheet of Photo by Deryl See Page 2A Clark r r j 7 Bush talks of capitals AUSTIN AP While admitting that he once didnt know what a chickenfried steak President Bush talked like a Texan when he addressed the Texas He spoke of cowboys and cattle and He praised the 101yearold Capitol building in which he He even became an honorary Texas From the Pecos to the from the Rio Grande to the Red there is no place oh Earth like said who calls Houston Bushs speech which amateur historian Bill Clements says was the first to the Legislature by a sitting touched on serious He endorsed construction of the super urged increased domestic oil production and called on Congress to pass a savings and loan But he devoted much of his address to reminiscences about his 1948 move toTexas and his deep affection for the Raised in Connecticut and owner of a home in Bush took some ribbing from Demo crats during the 1988 campaign over his claim to where his address now is a Houston Let me just say a few words about what it means to be a My cre Bush I have my drivers license I have my Texas hunting license And my voter registration And it is I like Kennebunk But I am a I just want to clear the air and say a few words about See Page 2A Body search heads into third week The search for a San Antonio presumed drowned in Canyon continues after almost three weeks of dragging and looking by local Texas Department of Parks and Wildlife rangers are doing what they call surface searches by going along the driving the boat around the area to sec if they can locate said detective Dennis Koepp of the Com al County sheriffs Ray Henry was seen falling from a personal water craft April 6 at The Point in Comal Witnesses say Dykes went under and never He should have come Koepp Theres prob ably either branches or some of that fishing string may be he got tangled into that stuff and thats why he hasnt come He said the search will continue until the body is was attempting to go to the Jet he did not each he was heard calling for help said Canyon Lake Reservoir Manager Jerry Brite April He was then seen to go He was not see Two friends of the victim were on the shore when the accident he One friend swam out to Dykes wasnt wearing a personal flotation Divers from Pleasure Divers of New Braunfels and Bexar County Fire Department Rescue Team dived for the body several but were hindered by the murky Weve got statements from some people that had nothing to do with that group of people friends of Dykes See Page 2A Hometown heroes honored for help Dressed in their Sunday stu dents of the Valley View Christian Home in Spring Branch recently accepted certificates and thanks from Comal County Sheriff Jack Bremer for their help in finding a missing tod dler in The boys helped authorities search March 3 in Garden Ridge for Justin Jerome who had wandered from his home the night The boys found the toddler in an open Nearly 100 people from area law enforcement agencies searched for the School director Bill Cooley said the boys heads got a little big after all the but that is flately denied by I think it gave them a lot of self Cooley City to try again for airport grant By STEPHANIE DAVIS By STEPHANIE DAVIS Staff Writer The Federal Aviation Administra tion rejected funding a million improvements grant and master plan update for New Braunfels Municipal Airport in but the City of New Braunfels is giving it another I feel relatively sure the grant will be approved this said New Braunfels City Manager Paul Groh Nothing is but its one of those things that we really feel confident it will After the grant was rejected in Sep the FAA asked the city to resubmit to ask for a master plan Grohman Which I felt was unusual because the reason you item ize a grant like that that if they want to fund one item or another they have that City Council set aside Monday night from airport funds to cover outofpocket expenses for he engineering company preparing the preapplication for the master plan and also the citys matching funds for the The reason that were going through this process is the FAA sug gested that we do an outofhouse study rather than inhouse Grohman We did receive five We felt that the Walker Engineering proposal was the Five firms submitting proposals to work on the preapplication and mas ter plan include Archie Walker Engi neering of Corpus Christi Freese and Nichols of Austin Mendoza and Muller Associated Architects of San Antonio Arizpe Carter and Asso ciates of Austin and Russ and of Walker is going to do a pre application and turn in an application to FAA for a master plan Groh man If that is Walker will continue doing the master What they are working on now is the Group plans 1st air show Stunt wing skydiv antique aircraft and lots of good food will fill the New Braunfels Mun icipal Airport July 8 as New Braunfbls Aviation gears up for its first air Were just doing it for the com munity and to let people know the air field is here and try to generate some said Bernie air show If we get the story I would imagine to see anywhere from on up to people We have a lot of space to Show plans include a static display of various types of aircraft including the Confederate Air World War antique and new Performers will pro vide the stunt The San Antonio Air National Guard also will fly by in F16 Coleman The way the airport is laid its very conducive to an he The airshow is far enough away where theres no danger of people and everybody can see the airshow the way the airfield is laid The airport is off Texas 46 on FM Coleman said plans are to make the See AIR Page 2A grant to make sure the money does come The grant is expected to be about If we did not get the we could not afford to proceed with the master Grohman We would probably be out depending how much the preapplication costs See Page 2A Just make believe Accepting their honor front row from BUI Charles Edward Nandin and Comal County sheriffs deputies Rene Vazquez and Milton On the back from Perry Chad Brandon Wallace and Sheriff Jack Ashley Davis of the CiboloSchertzUniversal City Girl Scout Troop plays makebelieve in the Grandmas Attic exhibit at the New Braun fels Childrens Museum in Courtyard Shopping Through the museum is hosting the along with a Kindermasken exhi in anticipation of the annual Kindermasken Parade May Won der World of is the theme of this years sponsored by the local Beta Sigma Phi The museum is offering another workshop Saturday to help parents and youngsters prepare cos tumes for the Some fabric will be but parents are asked to bring whatever they think theyll need to work For more caU trie museum at Photo by Deryi Clark   

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