Friday, May 5, 1989

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 5, 1989, New Braunfels, Texas Medicare payment hurts rural WASHINGTON AP Health and Human Ser vices Secretary Louis Sullivan is proposing steps to reverse inequities in Medicare reimbursements that have been blamed for the frail health of the nations rural See Page 4 Senate votes to change school attendance law AUSTIN AP School reform legislation estab lishing strict guidelines for attendance has punished students too says a sponsor of that legislation who won passage of a bill to make it less See Page 5 4 0 M 0 0 1 0 2 9 9 1 0 SOWEST 2201 SUTTH 300 TV 76006 oaseoau season Hearing its conclusion The rtexwolast District 284A baseball games for five of the seven teams will be played Smith son Valley concludes its schedule today playing at Canyon while district champion New Braunfels meets Samuel Clemens in The season finale will be Tuesday See Page 10 New Braunfels 125 707 Landa New Texas 78130 DSPS Zeituno 5 5126259144 Friday May 1989 25 Cents One 18 Pages Two injured in intersection collision By STEPHANIE DAVIS Staff Writer The intersection of Seguin Avenue and the Interstate 35 frontage road was for the third time in barely a month scene of an automobile accident Vehicles driven by Flor Sanchez 223 Bergfeld and Justin Wesley 1233 Bluff Creek were involved in an accident Thursday at Both were transported to McKenna Memorial Hospital for At the time of the Vargos was facing north in his 1980 Chev rolet Z28 on South Seguin Avenue in the leftturn lane at the Mitchell was traveling south on Seguin Avenue in the inside lane approaching the intersection in his 1983 Ford Both vehicles had the green light and Vargos attempted to make a left turn onto the frontage road when Mitchell collided with Vargos was cited with failure to yield right of way while turning left by New Braunfels police officer Kevin Two separate accidents at the intersection recently have claimed the lives of two New Braunfels Joe Hampton of New Braunfels was killed April 7 when the vehicle he was a passenger in was hit Good day Cloudy skies this expected to clear up this afternoon to leave clear skies and warm The high today should reach 88 and the low tonight will drop about 65 under cloudy Saturday will be mostly sunny and mild with a high of about The forecast for Sunday through Tues day shows no chances of and highs in the low By afternoon highs are expected to reach the low Inside 3 DEAR RELIGIOUS TV 12 2 Stammtisch First United Methodist 572 San will host a giant rummage sale from 9 to 4 The sale will offer many including household a an exercise bike and baby Proceeds will be distributee among local Park at the rear of the church on Mill Its always time to think about preventing rabies and the Comal County Veterinary Medical Associ ation is planning to do something about On from to 4 the association will once again sponsor rabies clinics at the Comal County Fairgrounds and at the Holy Family Catholic Church parking Cost is arid includes the and city and county After the proceeds will benefit the associations scholarship The American Legion Auxiliary 179 will host a rummage sale Saturday from 8 to 5 at the American Legion 410 The MidTexas Symphony invites all those attending the Pops Concert Sunday to a recep tion the Faust Hotel immediate ly following the Hpjs doeuyres will be served and will be provided by a Jazz The final Sym Sw STAIJMTISCH Page 2 Loraine Kraft Ramon Chapa City candidates fear election day campaign This 1980 Chevrolet Z28 was involved in the third accident in just more than a month at the intersection of Interstate 35 frontage road and Seguin Photo by Deryl Clark in the dent at the same said New Braunfels City Manager Maribell ofNewBraun The intersection is a poor traffic Paul Grohman in a HeraldZeitung fels was killed April 1 after an acci at least in my WRECK P By STEPHANIE DAVIS Staff Writer Two New Braunfels City Council members say they expect opposition from writeincandidates on election so voters should go to the polls and not be The rumors are just so strong we have said District 2 Councilmember Loraine Kraft Im disappointed it happened this i just believe if youre going to be a candidate for public I guess you need to let the citizens know the position on Ramon Chapa Mayor Pro and District 2 also could face opposition in Saturdays See Page 2 Man jailed for April 17 store holdup A New Braunfels man remains in the Comal County jail today in lieu of a bond and is charged with robbing the Lone Star Ice House at the intersection of FM 2252 and FM Curt Wayne 1532 Lorelei was arrested after authorities received a Crime Stop pers tip regarding the robbery and linked him to the He is charged with aggravated Garden Ridge Police Depart ment officers and Comal County sheriffs office detectives per formed the He got away with approximate ly in cash and said Rudy Comal Coun ty sheriffs We believe that there was someone else with See Page 2 Polls open iatur day for school races Registered voters should go to the polls Saturday from 7 to 7 to exercise their rights to Four persons are vying to fill two atlarge seats on the board of trustees for Comal Independent School Dis Two incumbents are seeking their spots on New Braunfels City And a heated mayors race in Garden Ridge will mean election day CISD candidates for the two at large in the order in which they will appear on Saturdays are Martin Carter Dan Mitchell and William Bill district court administrator in Comal has lived in CISD for eight years and is the father of three CISD Incumbent Castcll is a local lawyer and a former classroom She has two child ren in CISD and has lived in New Braunfels for 15 Owner and operator of Dans Dis posal Service in Mitchell is 46 years old and has lived in the dis trict nine He has three children CISD candidate says mailoutis garbage Comal Independent School Dis trict board of trustee candidate Carter Casteel said she is mad about a circulating flyer saying she blames problems at CISD on His panic The flyer is false and wasnt sent by tho incumbent school board president said Thurs Ive never thought anything like Casteel said the mailed letter was brought to her by a concerned person Thursday The unsigned on a regular size sheet of represents See Page 2 attending CISD A Bulverde Smith is a classroom teacher in the San Antonio Independent School He is the father of two children in district schools and has been a CISD resident for 11 CISD polls will be open from 7 to 7 at the following locations Precinct 1 Bulverde Elementary School Precinct 2 Smithson Valley Middle School 3 Startzville Store Precinct 4 Comal Elementary School Precinct 5 Bracken Volunteer Fire Department 6 Canyon High School Precinct 7 Mountain Valley Elementary School Comal ISD precinct which differ from county and state are as follows Precinct 1 all territory of the CISD within Comal County Election Precincts 9 and 10 and all territory in Bexar Precinct 2 all territory of the CISD within Comal County Precincts 14 and 21 and all territory in Kendall Precinct 3 all territory of the CISD within Comal County Election Precinct Precinct 4 all territory of CISD within Comal County Precincts 4 and 7 and all territory in County west of the Guadalupe Precinct 5 all territory of the CISD within Comal County Precinct Precinct 6 all territory of the CISD within Comal County Precincts and 20 and that territory in Pre cinct 17 in the GoodwinFrazier See Page 2 Where theres there should be no smoke By STEPHANIE DAVIS Staff Writer Violence and illegal smuggling of cigarettes have increased in the Com al County jail since the sheriff imposed a nosmoking say two Sheriff Jack Bremer said com plaints have been Were very said prisoner Paula Everyones Its very hard to We dont have any chewing We dont have any hard candy or anything like that to ease the The who took office in said hes doing the inmates a favor by making them kick the People pay hundreds of dollars to go to clinics to quit smoking and Im doing it here for he Im not charging Im doing them a whether they think so or who imposed the no smoking policy in said he wants to clean up the jail and create a smokefree Inmates historically just throw their cigarette buns on the floor and stomp on them its always Im going to clean up that jail and its going to stay he said in Bushon and inmate Patty Watkins discussed the policy in a telephone interview Im in here for narcotic which Im not real proud but thats what Im in here I have not even concentrated on getting drugs in Watkins I have become equivalent to Im now a procurer of Prisoners with tobacco products will be Bremer Im not going to sit here and tell you theres no contraband back but I would say its very he Im doing everything I can to eliminate the contact visitation situation because it does lend itself to allow contraband I cigarettes in Watk ins The last shakedown they had on me they got three packs out of my Im a nervous Ive become who transferred to federal prison this week to serve time on charges of aiding with conspiracy to reproduce and sell citizenship and naturalization said there is enough ventilation in the jail for smokers not to bother the non We have nothing to do here all day she We have three things to look forward to din ner and Its neither here nor Bre mer Weve done this for good reason and I have no intention of I did it for the sanitary con ditions and health of the employees and the Other county including the Walker County Jail in have imposed nosmoking policies for various health and safety One benefit of the policy is the reduction of Bremer adding that now its not necessary for prisoners to have matches and a mat tress hasnt been burned since the policy was 1 used to smoke years Now I just cant even stand the smell of Bremer I looked at it from the overall point of and I m con vinced that as a general rule its best for everybody Bremer Dont the other people who dont dont they have any right to not be subjected to passive smoke Annual Kindermasken Parade lineup begins at 9 Saturday Costumed youngsters will start lining up for judging at 9 Saturday for the annual Kindermasken sponsored by Beta Sigma Wonder World of Water is the theme of the parade and to get youngsters in the water Ralph the Kg from Aquarena Springs will be on hand Judging will start at The parade will leave Elks Lodge and will end at Lancia Park with a Grand March and the Chicken along with other Costume awards will be given by Aquare na Executive Float Landa Park Swimming Pats Place and Friends planning river adoption program People desiring a Utterfree river should get ready for Sundays first Adopt a River program on the Guadalupe The program Adopt a Highway has been so successful of highways and beaches but it appears the highway department and Keep Tex as Beautiful are low on funds to start up a seg ment of said Betty administrator of the Water Oriented Recreation The Water Oriented Recreation District and Friends for Rivers want to assist in getting the Adopt a River program started using the same guidelines when Persons interested in participating should go to Camp Huaco Springs Sunday at 9 to Each group participating will have a plaque placed along the river acknowledging its For more call Walls at