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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 9, 1989, New Braunfels, Texas                                Home school supporters rally against law change AUSTIN AP Proponents of home schools should stand ready to fight proposed changes in state Which could be affected by an appeals court rul ing this a home education supporter Seepages CouganVnicormmeet in seasonending game Canyon visits New Bratinfels at today on the final night of the District 284A baseball New which already cltadhetl the can finish 284A play with a 120 record while Canyon is seeking its fourth consecutive Seepages 410 M009 103 SOWEST MICPOPUBLISHING 2201 BROOKHOLLOW SVJITE 300 TX 7A006 million on cleanup Alaska Exxon says it has spent more than million to clean up the Alaska oil spill and could have contained much of the crude if authori ties hadnt blocked the early use of chemical dispef See Page 8 New Braunfels 127 707 Landa New Texas 78130 USPS W tu no 3 377880 5126259144 Tuesday May 1989 25 Cents One 10 Pages Miller elected mayor by majority By STEPHANIE DAVIS Staff Writer Hometown boy Doug Miller unanimously was reelected New Braunfels Burgermeister Monday night by City while Councilmember Ramon Chapa was chosen to serve again as may or protern in a 6tol I just want to say before we go any I want to thank each and every one of Miller told councilmembers after the Its been a pleasure serving with I really do appreciate the hon or that youve again bestowed upon me and I hope that this year I can be worthy of your nomination and your Miller is an insurance agent partner in the insurance firm Wit ting and Miller Insurance in New Miller was elected to City Council members named Doug Miller mayor for another year Monday city council hi 1987 and elected mayor in who grew up in New was named outstanding citizen by the Chamber of Commerce in January when he received the Besserung who is involved in many local said he wants to continue with expansion at the local airport and industrial deve lopment in his next mayorial I hope to see our city continue to attract new industry and he Miller said he also plans to take an active role in the 1990 The Census I think is going to be important to our com munity because that will last our community for a Miller See Page 2 Lone Star expansion depends on state loan By STEPHANIE DAVIS Staff Writer A local company will create 100 more jobs in the next two years if a loan application prepared by the City of New Braunfels is approved by the Texas Department of Commerce New Braunfels City Council unani mously approved a resolution Mon day in a regular to apply for money from the Texas Capi tal Fund to enable expansion at Lone Star Die Casting If you want to have economic development in todays highly com petitive arena you must be willing to invest the time and said Tom president of the Greater New Braunfels Chamber of The chamber staff has already invested a great deal of time and effort and some Lone located on FM cant expand or stay in New Braunfels unless funds are made available through a loan from the City of New Braunfels and the Texas Department of said president Hans Scharringhausen in a recent letter to Mayor Doug Funds are needed to expand the existing facility to meet the needs of a major customer Eater of Arkansas or lose that If the loan of is the local manufacturer will retain 55 current create 27 new jobs with in the first stage of the project and crc See Page 2 Good day Grab a tall glass of lemonade and fan and sweat out todays expected high of Tonights low will be in the high Winds will be out of the south at about 10 Tomorrows high will be around 85 degrees with a slight chance of Inside DEAR TV Stammtisch The United States Census Bureau has issued another call for tempor ary workers in this The work involves preparing address lists for the 1990 These outdoor jobs will last between two and eight If go to the National Guard 2253 Interstate 35 at 10 Thursday to Interested per sons may call 5128415400 for more Comal County Democratic Women will meet tonight at 7 at Omas Special guest for the evening will be Betty administrator of the Water Oriented Recreation Any one interested in hearing more about the district and its work is invited to the In observance of National Music the New Braunfels Com munity Chorale will present a musical program at tonight at Eden The New Braunfels Music Study Club NFMC is sponsoring the weeks musical activities in New The New Braunfels Music Study Club NFMC will meet at 7 Thursday at the Langston House Allen the scholarship winner for this will perform and Bill Knight will be at the All members should make their reser vations through Dorothy The final New Braunfels Band Boosters meeting is tonight at All parents are encour aged to The annual alumni meeting and scholarship dinner for the Comal County chapter of the Texas Tech ExStudents Association is Friday night at Schwamkrugs Steak RSVP by tomorrow by calling Mike Doherty at 62J57S51 work or 6292163 or Nile Riedel at 6257366 work or A reception is at with the dinner at Program will be by Taylor assistant athletic director at Tech and Jim assis Chances for law enforcement grant die when Guadalupe County backs out A diminishing state grant designed to track traveling criminals in Comal County and surrounding towns was killed Monday when Guadalupe County decided not to get The designed to involve Guadalupe and Hays counties and New Braunfels and San Marcos law enforcement geared to solve interlinking citycounty The which decreases each requires each entity to pay approximately the first The crime agency would be totally funded by the loc al entities after five Guadalupe County Judge James Sagebicl this morning said Guadalupe County is not interested in getting involved and would not take action on the Comal County and Hays County commissioners and New Braunfels and San Marcos city councilmembers vot ed in favor of the task force All five entities needed to vote in favor of the grant application for it to be If this program is as successful as I think it can next year and the year after that we would probably be able to bring in counties from all over the Hill Country into this system and defray their costs of Comal County Sheriff Jack Brcmcr told commissioners That would set up a system of exchange of information on a formal basis that would generate a Ipt of reports that would give our officers a tool to work with and we wouldnt be out there shot By combining all the information and having it I think we can eliminate or at least help each other solve a lot of these burglaries and other Brc mer said May 1 during a workshop These See Page 2 Suspect pleads guilty to indecency A 23yearold living at Canyon pleaded guilty to a charge of indecency with a child Monday in district court and received a 10year probated Carlos who was arrested in February and charged with indecency with a child and aggravated sexual assault of a was sentenced by District Judge Charles Aggravated sexual assault charges were dropped for a plea of guilty on the other illegally in the United was sentenced to leave the United States for 10 within 30 days of the He was also fined Melgar was arrested after an inves tigation by the Texas Department of Human Services and the Comal County sheriffs His charges stemmed from incidents involving a 2yearold child and a 6yearold Joe with his wife was honored last week upon his retire ment after 35 years at McKenna Memorial His cake featured a fishing scene and thats what Meza plans to do now Photo by Deryl Clark Retiring Meza planning lots of golfing Godmother Cactus flower says she was held hostage For 35 Joe Meza has been everyones favorite handyman at McKenna Memorial He retired last week to become his wifes favorite Its piled up at said Joes wife Clara of the chores she has wait ing for Joe at I just hope hell do He likes to go fishing and to play May 2 was Joe Meza Day at Dozens of coworkers showed up to honor him at an after noon Along with a huge Meza was presented with a certificate and an engraved silver platter honor ing him for his dedicated His friends in maintenance gave him a rod and tackle box and a lounge chair made by coworker Armando The employees in the purchasing department presented Meza with a Meza was born in New Braunfels in He served in the United States Navy during World War n and when he returned he went to work at Mission Valley where he stay ed for six Meza began his hospital career at New Braunfels an institu tion where Bluebonnet Motors is now located on Seguin I didnt really like that he One month after McKenna opened in 1953 was called New Braunfels Meza began his 35year stint I started as a yard I didnt last long in the yard and they trans ferred me to Meza said before the He was made a shift engineer by his Benno Pfanns and thats what hes been ever I used to help out in OR the oper ating Meza remember ing that he has worked with many of the doctors at McKenna Memorial In the old New Braunfels renamed McKen na Memorial Hospital in employed about 75 Meza And he knew them We had two operating one emergency one Xray one labor one delivery five maids and two he We had about seven doctors that I knew real Now weve got four emergency four operating and four Xray a big four or five labor rooms and two delivery said adding that he knows every corner of the hospital Hes performed a variety of said McKenna Administrator Johnny From helping patients in MEXICO CITY AP The woman police call the godmother of a drug smuggling cult that killed 15 people said she was held hostage by group members after the ritual slay ings were Sara Aldrete Villarreal on Monday said she belonged to the cult and described its leader as enigmatic and But she again denied any role in the mutilation slayings at a ranch in Matamoros near the I have never in my life partici pated in a human the 24yearold woman said at a news I am sorry because of all the things that Im sorry because of all the I dont know how I got into this without knowing what it she Mexican authorities said Adolfo de Jesus Constanzo and a for mer honor student at Texas South most College hi directed the human sacrifices and other including mutilations and boiling of brains and Authorities said the rituals were meant to bring occult protection to the drug which allegedly trafficked in marijuana to the United Aldrete and four others were arrested at a Mexico City apartment Saturday after a gunfight with and his righthand Martin Quintana were Alvaro de Leon Things of beauty can come from some pretty ugly things During this weeks hot spring prickly pears alt over the area are sporting yellow and orange flowers amidst their making SM a for some wildflower viewing of a different Photo by Deryl Clark   

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