Sunday, April 30, 1989

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 30, 1989, New Braunfels, Texas Ranch Atbrecht r A ustin Sophomore Shannon Albfecht of Canyon High and junior Cory Kauch of New Braunfels head a long list of District 284A competitors who will compete in the state track and field meet in Austin in two See Page 12A CHS outlasts Canyon for 2nd straight win Canyon made ft two baseball victories in a row with a 128 triumph over Schefte despite the fact that the already young Cougars are decidedly less experienced than they were a week See Page 12A 4 0 M 0 0 9 l 0 2 2 9 9 0 2 30 WEST ISHING 2201 BRQOKHOLLOW PLZ SUITE 300 TX 76006 in annual contest Mote than 250 poems were entered in the Greater New Bfaunfels Arts Councils seventh annual Poetry Winners were awarded cash prizes and tickets to Circle MidTexas and See Page 1B New Braunfels 121 707 Landa New Texas 78130 USPS the Jamboree The New Braunfels Model Railroad Jamboree Saturday Elks Lodge and the Depot on West San Antonio drew crowds from all over the1 area to look at new and usedmodel railroads and to sell and trade the i f f f JarnpreeiWwas by Historic Railroad arid Modelers Society and included more than 100 tablesVf layouts from tours of a Upibn Pacific engine and the At McCor mick and his grandfather Bill McCormick admire the huge Rayburg family Lionel layout from features parades complete with Wurs tfest moving animals in and with own miniature Early estimates are that this years show surpassed the which proves tRai everything old is new Photo by Deryl Clark Sunday April 1989 50 Cents Five 62 Pages Commission targets autos so the car thieves wont Zeituno 5 377880 5126259144 4ir By STEPHANIE DAVIS Staff Writer An increase in auto thefts in New Braunfels has prompted three organi zations to unveil a window etching program to combat the problem which has resulted in an almost million property loss locally in five No vehicle is said Don director of the Safe City Auto theft has become a lucrative Its becoming one of the citys fastest growing property The Safe City New Braunfels New Car Dealers Associa tion and Independent Insurance Agents of New Braunfels are unveil ing a plan Monday to help curb auto theft window Simple tips erase risk An increasing auto theft prob lem in New Braunfels can be con quered by residents if prevention tips are say local Automobile owners should always Lock the even if its for a short Remove the keys and dont keep a spare hidden on the frame or body of the vehicle in a magne tic Roll windows completely One slightly open window can ren der all other precautions See Page 2A Its a very quick Fergu son said about window A marked vehicle is less likely to be sto len and One of the most cost effective deterrents to auto thieves is the etching of your vehicle identifica tion number into the windows of your carand also to various parts of your See Page 2A Bracken considering becoming fire district day By STEPHANIE DAVIS Staff Writer Comal County could have a third fire prevention district for the response and extraterritorial jurisdic tion area of Bracken Volunteer Fire Department if county commissioners call an A petition with more than 100 sig natures requesting the district was presented to commissioners court The fire department people of the Bracken Volunteer Fire Department recognize the need of a stable base said Precinct 2 Commis sioner Neil Craigmile of Garden Its just a follow on of the other fire districts in the Commissioners court allocates funds each year for volunteer fire but by creating a fire prevention a 3cent tax per valuation can be Craig mile A district creates a stable financial he adding the county would still financially support the dis They are a political subdivi sion with the power of The county has already gone on record here in commissioners court that there will be no change in funding regardless of whether an area goes for a fire Craigmile We intend to continue supporting the vol unteer fire departments in the It is the intent of commissioners court to change the funding to the vol unteer fire Areas asked to be excluded from the proposed district include City of City of New and the City of Areas to be included are incorporated area and extraterritorial jurisdiction of the City of Garden Ridge and all of the extraterritorial jurisdiction of the City of San Antonio situated in Comal Cities depending on population can extend their extraterritorial jur isdictions beyond their city limits a fixed distance as authorized by state The public is invited to attend a public hearing for the proposed fire district May 9 at 7 in the Com missioners Courtroom at the Comal County Courthouse Annex on the third For more contact commissioners at Manhunt continues after S A arrest Springfest A manhunt continues for a 21year old Louisiana man who escaped from the Bossier Parish jail with three other men in Dennis Daniels of Louisiana escaped from the 131inmate jail in Bossier March 29 with Richard San Anto nio Ronald and Jerry considered the mastermind in the was cap lured in San Antonio Thursday when police noticed his vehicle moving slow and blocking traffic in the 2000 block of police reports Police found a semi automatic pistol inside the stolen veh icle and Montgomery was using a drivers license that didnt match his He remains in the Bexar County Jail waiting to be extradited to Montgomerys stepdaughter Vicki helped the four men escape and remains in the Comal County jail in lieu of a She was arrested at her resi dence at Canyon Lake April She is waiting to be extradited to Montgomery was kind of the whole mastermind behind the whole escape from what weve been able to said Tom patrol division supervisor of Bossier Parish He has a very lengthy criminal history and has escaped from several federal The escapees could be linked to See Page 2A Mechanical problems halt launch Shuttle Hight off indefinitely CAPE AP NASA studied two mechanical problems Saturday that halted the launch of space shuttle Atlantis and its robot Venus and a spokeswo man said its anybodys guess when the liftoff will take Sources said the which began with the lastminute cancella tion of the flight would be sev eral days and could stretch to a week or more if technicians have to replace both a faulty fuel pump and a leaking fuel NASA said it probably would replace the line but would not know about the pump until engineers inspect it Three of the five astronauts Mary Mark Lee and Norman Thagard returned to their training base in Houston an indica tion NASA doesnt expect to launch Commander David Walker and pilot Ronald Grabe planned to leave Sunday after flying practice runs in a jet plane equipped to handle like the Earlier all five astronauts were briefed on the Midland teacher Adell Morris came to New Braunfels with fellow teacher Judy Sprout to sell their handpainted Tshirts and shorts at the Springfest sponsored by the Comal County Fair Springfest continues today from 10 to 6 with arts and crafts commercial horseshoe horse racing and live entertainment at the Gruene Crossing with Johnnie Pfeil will play this Photo by Deryl Clark Last nights thunderstorms have a good chance of continuing today as the temperatures are expected to reach only the lower 80s under mostly cloudy Tonights low should be in the low Monday should see partly cloudy skies with a 30 percent chance of Inside AMERICAN 8D DEAR 98 TV Sfammtisch Carl Schurz Elementary will holding its first May Fete and Carnival Tuesday from to on the school There will be food a country face and with prizes for Also included int he evenings events will be the May Pole done by the fifth and a melod rama titled Chalk White and the Seven Almost Dwarfs put on by the teachers of Carl A teacher change has been made in the Cajun Cooking Class to be offered this week by the Comal ISOs Community Educa tion program at Canyon High Eva and Bob OMahoney will be instructors for the class from 7 to 10 They have had a catering business in San Antonio for 20 years and have taught Cooking With Eva Community Ed classes for 12 years in the Garden Ridge Those who register for this class will learn to make dir ty a Cajun seafood and chicken and a New Orleans style Cost of the class is To call Community Education at Tressie Russell is coordinator of the CISD program at Canyon High Teenagers who have difficulty accepting who spend more time avoiding tasks than completing them and whose report cards reflect Ds and Fs despire aboveaverage intelligence may be showing signs of an Educators estimate at least 25 per cent of all school children fit this teachers and students can learn more about the problems of an underachiever at the free seminar sponsored by Charter Real Outreach Services of New Braunfels Tuesday from A