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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 28, 1989, New Braunfels, Texas                                State revenue forecast brighter said Bullock AUSTIN AP Budget leaders said they wefe happy to receive word State Comptroller Bob Bullock that more tax revenue will flow into state cof but they were not Seepages Local soccer players in AllStar game Saturday A ay Smithson two from Wl11 comPete in toe inaugural high te Coipus See Page 10 H009 102 SO WEST M CPOPUBLISHINO i BFOOKHOLLOW PLZ I SUITE 300 TX 74006 stflte golf tourney The New Braunfels Unicorns earned a berth in the state golf tournament by placing second behind Bastrop in the Class 4A Region IV tournament in San Antonio on Thursday See Page 10 New Braunfels 120 707 Landa New Texas 78130 USPS Zeituno S 5126259144 Friday April 1989 25 Cents One 16 Pages Good day Early morning clouds will give way to partly cloudy afternoons With a 30 percent chance of showers and thundershowers today and Afternoon highs will be in the mid while overnight lows will hover in the mid Winds will be from the southeast shifting to the north Inside DEAR 8 RELIGIOUS TV 2 Stammtisch Find some good bargains and help out local Girls Scouts at the same time Saturday during the Girl Scout Garage and Bake Sale beginning at 9 at the Girl Scout 345 Howard There will be miscellaneous toys and lots of home made baked goods for cceds will benefit the New Braun fels Neighborhood Girl Scouts and individual troops projects such as Girl Scout House troop improvement and community pro jects and Girl Scout If youre looking for some fun in the Saturday and Sunday are the days for the annual Springfest sponsored by the Comal County Fair Association at the county fairgrounds on Common From 10 to 8 Springfest will offer arts and crafts commercial a horse racing at 2 horseshoe and a food mall and special live enter tainment in the Comal Rain or Clay Blaker will be the entertainment at a dance Saturday night at 9 Sundays fun is from 10 to 6 and Gruene Crossing with Johnnie Pfcil will entertain Sunday after Admission to the grounds if If you want to get out of the the second annual New Braunfels Model Railroad Jambo ree is Saturday from 9 to 6 at the Civic Admission is for adults and for persons under Children under 5 are admitted The Jamboree offers new and used model trains to buy or Dealers and hobbyists will be on hand to talk shop and appraise Whatever layout you may The renovated Depot on West San Antonio Street will be open all day for tours and a look at some local railroad layouts and Elks Lodge across the street from the Civic Center will feature layouts from cities throughout the Several drawings will be held during the offering a ride on The Texan dining a train and railroad The Jamboree is sponsored by New Braunfels Historic Railroad and Modelers For more infor call Bryan Weidner at 5234425 Kermit 6252656 or Felix Roque at In a recent photo of the New Braunfels High School Student the name of a council officer not pictured was inadver tently Senior Joe Sanchez is An open house has been planned for the Canyon Hydro electric Plant May announced Larry assistant operations manager for the GuadalupeBlanco River Scheduled tours of the hydro electric plant at Canyon Lake will be available from 9 to 3 for students in the Comal 8M 2 Groups Plqvbq oppose pipeline A pipeline proposed to carry jet fuel from Corpus Christi to Dallas Fort Worth International Airport will cross seven rivers including the Gua dalupe River and San Marcos Local environmentalists oppose the Koch Members of Friends for River in New Braunfels invited environmen talist Tom Wasscnich of San Marcos to talk about the pipeline proposed to carry jet fuel in a 16inch Wes scnich talked to the group at the New Braunfels National Bank Thursday The pipeline will cross the Guada lupe River north of Lake McQueeney and south of The San Marcos River Foundation opposes the pipeline crossing the San Marcos Riv er near The pipeline will be crossing seven rivers on its way which greatly concerns Tom and said Friends for Rivers President Dee If there were a leak in the pipeline and if it went unnoticed for a period of it could have a negative effect on the Buck Friends for Rivers is a volunteer nonprofit organization with the conservation and preserva tion of the Comal and Guadalupe riv They meet the last Thursday of the month at 7 at the For more call Buck at Four injured in headon wreck Its Springfest time in New Braunfels and that means its carnival too George Ange of has been a carny for 32 years and is with MidAmerica Showsat the Gbmal County Fair grounds through MidAmrica starts its season in February in Houston and works its way to Springfest is sponsored by the Comal County Fair Association Saturday and Sunday beginning at 10 both days and features music and For more see Page Photo by Deryl Clark Two vehicles hitting headon early today on FM 306 injured four outof town including a Houston man who was thrown from his vehi said New Braunfels It was a bad said New Braunfels Police Department spokes man Martin Two victims were treated and released and two are in stable condition at McKenna Memor ial Hospital in New Carl Robert a construe Pawn tickets lead to arrest An unemployed New Braunfels possibly linked to a rash of lawn equipment remains in the Comal County jail today on burglary Keith of the 300 block of Lockener was arrested Monday by New Braunfels police and charged with burglary of a non Moores bond had not been set at I got together with some of the guys from Seguin PD and we were looking over the pawn tickets and his name popped up with some of the equipment over said detective Mario Guerrero of the New Braunfels Police He is charged with stealing tools and stuff like in storage See Page 2 lion worker from was thrown about 25 yards from his 1982 Ford pickup when his vehicle collided with a 1986 Chevrolet Cavalier driven by Loy Bleakney of The accident occurred at approxi mately less than one mile north of Bretzke Bleakney and Scott remain in stable condition at See Page 2 Man leads cops on short chase A New Braunfels man was arrested Thursday night and charged with possession of a con trolled substance after leading police on a short chase down police Ray Lahn was arrested and charged with pos sessing almost an ounce of said New Braunfels Police Department spokesman Martin Serna was arrested after a brief chase where he lost control of his Mayer See Page 2 After 11 NASA resumes interplanetary flight CAPE Space shuttle Atlantis was readied today for carrying a robot craft toward a voyage to the cloudshrouded planet that has been an abid ing mystery to Lennard NASAs chief said the launch of the explorer craft Magellan will mark a resurgence of Americas planetary The last American probe sent to deep space was dispatched in Atlantis was scheduled to lift off at EDT with five astronauts heading to Challenger widows upset over movie HOUSTON AP Several widows of crew members aboard the Challenger space shuttle say they are upset about plans by ABC to make a threehour television movie about the Loran widow of Challenger astronaut Ellison and Jane widow of Challenger pilot Michael and their attorney have talked to George executive producer and writer of the ABC in an effort to get him to drop the said the project to tell the story of the seven astronauts who died in the accident will The families suffered an immeasurable See Page 2 orbit on a fourday mission 184 miles above Early this Atlantis was being Magellan is to be released from Atlantis car go bay six hours after launch and sent streaking on a 806 millionmile unmanned trip of its Mission specialists Mary Cleave and Lee will operate remote controls that propel Magellan from the shuttles cargo Atlantis is commanded by David The other crew members are pilot Ronald Grabe and mis See Page 2 Tennis buff Butts awards grant Close up By STEPHANIE DA VIS Staff Writer Tennis buffs should start brushing up on that back swings and loosening the tennis elbow because a grant from HEB Foods matched with city and tennis association funds will mean new city tennis courts HEB as a likes to support community activities that have widespread that are wholesome and healthful said Katherine public affairs assistant at HEB in San The City of New Braunfels will match the grant with cash and land for the The New Braunfels Tennis Association will provide cash for the Were looking at building four lighted courts and the costs will be about as far as not counting the land said New Braunfels City Manager Paul Groh The only requirement is it has to be called the HEB Tennis Grohmansaid the first stage of the project will be to determine where the courts will be placed within the citys park After a bid is the actual construction of the courts should take about 45 he adding the courts could be finished by summers Tennis is one of many sports that we we also do a lot of things with little Joyce adding HEB helped build tennis courts in Corpus Christi and We like to be attentive to our neighbors in all these small little These will be so much Grohman We had that chicken wire stuff instead of regular tennis fencing at the old courts in Landa That was one of the problems somebody could actually fall through the fencing onto the street and you had a huge liability he It was a Joyce said Charles president of is a tennis HEB owns 155 stores in 80 Texas Index plunges percent in March WASHINGTON AP gov ernments chief economic forecasting gauge plunged percent in the second straight decline and the biggest drop in eight the Commerce Department said It was the first time the Index of Leading Economic which dropped percent in had posted backtoback declines since it fell for five straight months from Sep tember 1987 through January the months surrounding the October stock market While many analysts feared that the nation headed for a recession after the market the eco nomy rebounded with vigor and the record peacetime expansion is now in its seventh Analysts said the latest negative signals from the leading index are in line with signs that the economy is losing steam and with widespread expectations that the slowdown will become more pronounced as the year The debate among economists is whether the end result will be an out right recession or a socalled soft in which growth slows just enough to relieve inflationary pres sures without bringing a halt to the The economy expanded at a strong percent annual rate during the first three months of the but the growth in the gross national product was a more modest 3 dis counting a statistical quirk reflecting the bounce back from last years That was down somewhat from the droughtadjusted percent pace for the final quarter of Monthly reports on the economys perfor mance in February and March sug gested a progressive weakening dur ing the first The underlying growth rate in the economy is much below last year and the risks of a recession certainly are said economist Sandra Shab er of the Futures Group in Washing To be a prudent you Set 2 Take a closeup look at a real train engine Saturday during the sec ond annual New Braunfels Model Railroad which is at the Civic Elks Lodge and the old Depot on West San Antonio Street from 9 to 6 Along with model railroad dealers and hobbyists buying selling and there are many other railroad related activities This Union Pacific engine is on display on Castell Street behind the Civic Center and will be open for the public to Photo by Deryl Clark   

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