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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 9, 1989, New Braunfels, Texas for 1990 state elections AUSTIN AP With more than a year to go before the 1990 electionsfor statewide candi dates for state domptfdiler and commis sioner are getting a jump on endorsements awd cam paign See Page 3A 99 pay less per capita AUSTIN AP Texans paid less state taxes and Texas spent less money per capita than any other state during according to an analysis by the state Comptrollers See Page 5 A 410 M009 SOWEST MICRGPUBLIRHING 2201 BROOKHOLLOW PLZ 77 SUITE 300 TX 76006 J It wasnt the pitchers duel it was supposed to be but Texas advanced to the Cbllege World Series finals with a 127 victory over Louisiana State Thursday The Longhorns will play either Florida State or Wichita State on Saturday for the See Page 8A New Braunfels Friday 150 707 Landa New Texas 78130 USPS 377880 5126259144 O 7Z Two 18 Pages Algal bloom causes river to turn green By MARGARET EDMONSON Staff Writer Residents were alarmed Thursday when a large section of the Guadalupe River appeared to have been dyed but local officials believe the river was suffering from an algal A resident downriver from West Point PcpperelPs Mission Valley Mill noticed the bright green water around and called the Herald The resident and his stepson boated to the area and sample of the green water for closer They first thought it might be the dye that Mission Valley is permitted by the Environmental Protection Agency to dump in the Ive seen it the river blue like that Oscar Carpenter Real Bill plant manager of Mis sion Valley including its waste water treatment said the mills test results indicate the plant is releas ing onethird below standard I feel very positive mat what they are seeing is not coming from Mission Morton Officials from the Guadalupe Blanco River Authority said what See Page 2A Water running down street New Braunfels Utilities reports approximately 12 calls have been made to its office this week concern ing water Jim NBUs representative in the water waste said most of the calls reported water running into the streets from lawn One incident concerned Memorial Primary School where water had been running for several days without any apparent report waste Thursday a concerned citizen reported that water had been coming out of a fire hydrant near Vis ta Village Ruppel said the water was coming from a leak in the main line near the hydrant and that crews were working on I imagine that once we get into mandatory well get more Rupoel The water wastereporting number was established during last weeks press Mayor Doug Miller presented his water conservation plan Friday in effort to conserve water in the rccecding Mandatory conservation measures will go into effect when the Edwards Aquifer reaches 621 feet above mean sea See Page 2A Wholesale price index climbs WASHINGTON AP Whole sale inflation came roaring back in May after a twomonth rising a steep the government said The rise in the Labor Departments Producer Price Index primarily reflected higher prices for fresh vegetables and For the first five months of the wholesale inflation for goods one stop short of the retail level was running at a percent annual more than double the 4 percent rise in 1988 and quadruple the percent 1987 The indexs performance troubled economists earlier this when it soared percent in January and percent in But moderate rises of percent in both March and April were seen as a sign that inflation had retreated at least a In advance of todays many economists were predicting a moderatetobrisk percent The sharply higher actual number could disturb financial which have been rallying in recent weeks on evidence that the over heated economy is cooling enough to produce lesser price Energy prices in May rose per a steep increase but less than half Aprils 30month record of per See Page 2A Prisoner Folksy treated following overdose A 27yearold New Braunfels man took an overdose of an unknown sub night while serving time in the Comal County Mike who is in jail for revocation of probation on narcotic was transported to McKenna Memorial Hospital for treatment and released that night to the He is segregation now for obser said jail administrator Brian He wasnt trying to kill him were observing New Braunfels Emergency Medi cal Service dispatched an ambulance to the jail at He wasnt out or John He was walking The staff just noticed that he had a swollen face and that he wanted to go out in the exercise area and get some air and they noticed that he was acting kind of Jailers called the jail who questioned Quintanilla on what he had John He said that he had taken some thing and was feeling he He wasnt John said officials dont know what he look or how he got the New Braunfels Conservation Society member Barney sea tries out a legpowered jigsaw circa 1876 that once was owned by cabinetmaker Paul Canion and Sophienburg Museum Association member Tom Call are looking over the jigsaw in the restored Jahn cabinet shop in Conservation Plaza in anticipation of this weekends a celebration of New Braunfels at the Plaza and Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture off Churchill For more call Kuehler focusing on positive attitude By MARGARET EDMONSON Staff Writer Susan Kuehlers home is full of Pictures of daughter pictures of daughter pictures of husband Dennis with his and pictures of Susan named Mary Kays Queen of Two years that pictureperfect world was turned upside Susans New Braunfels native Dennis was killed when the Air Force Flf jet fighter he was piloting crashed rur al Amelia The jet exploded on impact around 9 on June during a lowaltitude training Since that Lorelei and Anneke nave had to piece their lives back two years they have returned to New stronger and It was definitely Susan have our down days where we are in bad moods and we Ninety percent of the time we are okay and we The three of us are Susan credits two things to her abil ity to overcome Dennis tragic The first was her involvement in Mary top person of the In 1987 and I worked really hard with the help of family and the Susan I had to keep my thoughts on things that were positive because the company focuses on things that are Susan said that her focus on the positive also helped the children because they took their cues from Besides being financially indepen dent for the first time in her she has made her own name in her profes Her drive and determination helped her earn the title of Queen of She also has won a new Pontiac Grand Am as a result of her and she could very well win another car that is deemed higher in prize val ue in the Mary Kay sales Another thing Susan credits to her recovery is seeing a According to the her counsel ing scissions provided a forum for her to air her disappointments and I really sujjgest Your no matter how supportive they has hard enough time dealing with their own grief that Uwy cant really support you your Susan Dennis spirit is kept alive in the Kuehler household through pictures I needed the challenge to be the Susan Kuehler and her daughters and Lorelei depend on each other to stay strong since the death of Dennis Photo by fet Deryi dark Trustees to vote on budget New Braunfels Independent School Districts board of trustees will vote on the 198990 budget and tax rate this evening at in the Education Center board Approval of the budget will get under way at A special item of concern for board members is the increase in This increase is credited to salary increases for all the addi tion of a new elementary and the hiring of additional staff As a result of the increase in expen the taxes will also have to be Lonnie assistant superintendent for suggested a tax rate of per a increase from last years tax Curtis maintains that the increase will only increase the average taxpay ers taxes by approximately The biggest jump in expenditures by the district will be for nstructional Funding tor the school district is percent from local and interme diate percent from state funds and percent from fed eral Good day Partly cloudy skies and hot afternoons continue to dominate the forecast with highs in the The mostly cloudy mom ings will also continue with lows in the look for increasing cloudiness toward morn but those skies should turn partly cloudy by For Sunday through there is a slight chance of showers or thunderstorms each Inside DEAR RELIGIOUS TV Starnmtisch The Fischer Store School Com munity Centers seventh annual meeting and barbecue will be June 16 at the school on the northeast comer of FM 32 and FM 484 in The meeting is set to begin at noon with Chairman Bill Phillips Following the barbecue will be served from until See Page 2A
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