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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 13, 1989, New Braunfels, Texas                                Bush visits park to promote air plan AP President standing against the backdrop of the Majestic Grand declared today that envir pnfrrental gridlock must end aftd appealed to the publ icand Congress to unite behind his plan to clean Americas polluted See Page 3 Group predicts tight high gas prices WASHINGTON AP Gasoline prices are likely to jump sharply this surnmef and Motorists may face gas lines reminiscent of the a consumer group said today in a report disputing Energy Department Seepages qQWEST M 201 BPOOKHOLLOW P BUTTE 300 760U6 IUJUB NBA Finals cafi be reduced to this simple equation three Piston guards minus two Laker guards equals one Detroit champion Los Angeles Coach Pat Riley is groping for a ution to Detroits hotshooting Hed better find one Page 6 New Braunfels 152 707 Landa New Texas 78130 377 Zdtuno 77880 Tuesday June 1989 25 Cents One 10 Pages Council OKs fines for wasting water By STEPHANIE DAVIS Staff Writer Water wasters could face penalties of up to during severe drought conditions following Mondays nights emergency passage of a water conservation plan by New Braunfels City Instead of waiting until the aquifer is at a level that we cannot react to its better to take a pro active stand to see if we cant do something to urge our citizens to Hot weather and a lack of rainfall prompted city offi cials to take precautions to protect the resources of the Edwards Aquifer and Comal Springs recently by announc ing a fourstage New Braunfels Water Conservation Its my sincere belief that a good many of our citizens have already begun voluntary Miller there is that exceptional few that will not voluntarily thats why we have a need for this ordinance Though Sunday rains slightly rose the aquifer there remains an eminent need to move ahead with an ordinance and conservation Miller There is still plenty of water thats flowing down Miller Theres thousands of springs that are still We do still have plenty of water for See Page 2 Rain leaves aquifer needing much more By MARGARET EDMONSON Staff Writer Sunday morning rains provided a much needed drink of water to the but it wasnt enough to pull the Edwards Aquifer above drought The National Weather Service reported Monday that inches of Good day rain fell in San Antonio during the and New Braunfels received Heavy rains touched the recharge zones as Michael envir onmental analyst for the Edwards Underground Water said inches of rain fell near Utopia in Uvalde We might not know for several days how much rain fell in all of the recharge he Albach said the aquifer rose 5 feet in San Antonio as a result of the The city of SanAntonio obtains its aquifer measurements from the J17 well at Fort Sam See Page 2 Partly cloudy skies will prevail today with a 20 percent chance of thundershowcrs and a high in the mid Winds are from the southsoutheast between 15 and 20 mph and lake wind advisories are in Tonight will see mostly cloudy skies with a 40 percent chance of Inside DEAR TV Stammtisch The Americanism Chairman of the Ladies Auxiliary to the Veter ans of Foreign Post New is urging all citi zens to display the United States Hag June 14 and pause for a moment and recite with all Ameri cans the Pledge of Allegiance to the United States flag and Braunfels Masonic Lodge 1109 stated meeting tonight at at the Masonic The annual election of officers will be held at this New Braunfels Police say phone solicitors who are passing them See Page 2 Police look for car thief after rollover Police are searching for the person responsible for stealing a vehicle parked at Bluebonnet Motors early this morning and then rolling if over outside of the parking The driver left the said police spokesman Martin He failed to negotiate 3 turn as he was ste aling it from the parking lot and flipped it Emergency Medical Service dis patched rescue units to the scene after 2 Board considers emergency plan prospects Construction of the New Braunfels new KMart at the intersection of Interstate 35 and Texas is almost complete and managers this week are taking applications for Linda fills out her which will be accepted Approximately 200 people already have applied for the approximately 77 new positions that will be The 48 employees of the old KMart in Walnut Square shopping center will be transferred to the new which is three times the size of the old which opened in The new store will include a phar expanded apparel and home products departments and electronic Grand opening ceremonies will take place in late Photo by Deryl Clark City hikes tax Tourist trade in New Braunfels is big business and the Chamber of Commerces request to increase the occupancy tax 1 percen tage point to further promote conven tions trade was granted by City Council New Braunfels councilmembers unanimously approved an emergency ordinance increasing the tax from 6 percent to 7 It is not a small said Chamber President Tom It is not something that we can take Its extremely Travel Data Service estimates million dollars were spent in Comal County by visitors in which represents a 59 percent increase from The chamber recognizes that only a community with wellrounded publ ic civic and cultural activi plus an aggressive economic development program can successful ly achieve a prosperous eco nomy in todays competitive atmo Purdum By the same token a attractive environment with first class public facilities and wellrounded civic and cultural activi ties is unattainable without a prosper ing Purdum and Mike director of conventions and visitors See Page 2 The Edwards Underground Water District board of directors will consid er action on the implementation of the drought management plan today dur ing its regular The district currently is embroiled in a battle with Medina and Uvalde county farmers over water The two counties seceded from the district early this year to form their own water Legislation was proposed during See Page 2 City agrees to pay expenses for defendants in lawsuit Chapa makes plea for participation A lack of response from local citi zens to serve on various city boards prompted New Braunfels City Coun cil to postpone appointments Mon leading to Mayor Pro Tern Ramon Chapa plea to appoint minorities to the NB chief receives top award By STEPHANIE DAVIS Staff Writer A man who initiated the concept of the Safe City Commission and pres ides as New Braunfels top law enfor cement official was named Lawman of the Year this Police Chief Burney Boeck was Going over the overall list of members on different I think that there is not enough minority rep resentation on the boards as a Chapa said after the Appa See Page 2 Money from the citys coffers will be used to pay defen dants named in the Bad Schloss City of New Braun fels lawsuit for expenses and lost wages they incurred dur ing the fiveday trial in San You hate to pay it because you feel like there was some voluntarism on the part of the said New Braun fels Mayor Doug But on the other if you dont pay it then they Why should I go City councilmembers voted to pay defendants per day to cover meals and parking expenses earlier this City Council met for approximately 30 minutes Mon day night in executive session to consider three defen dants requests for additional money to cover loss of Afterward in regular councilmembers voted to pay per day to former Mayor Barbara Tieken in lost wages she said she incurred during the She owns Silk Breakfast Lions Club meeting at Krauses I do appreciate the surprised chief I really Breakfast Lions member Dick Koe gle said the award is given annually in memory of police officer Ed who lost his life in the line of duty approximately nine years I knew Boeck I hope what I do is what Ed was trying to New Braunfels Breakfast Lions Ray arid Dick presented New Braunfels SM 2 Police Chief Boeck his Lawman of the Year Award during early morning Photo by Deryl Clark Screen City Council also unanimously approved paying per day to the City of Lockhart for the absence of its new City Manager Joe Michie during the Michie was city manager of New Braunfels at the time the suit was Were sending a check to the City of Lockhart saying thanks for letting us have Joe Michie for a couple of Miller Council members also voted to pay up to per day to former administrative assistant Court Thielcman per verification of his Councilmember James former council members Max Winkler and Betty Lou Rushing didnt make further Winkler and Rushing are Goodbread and District 1 Councilmember Ramon Cha pa were absent from the executive session and final See Page 2 Chinese issue wanted list of students BEIJING AP Staterun televi sion and radio today broadcast a wanted list of 21 top student leaders of the prodemocracy movement who have fled and it urged the nations citizens to turn them in to By issuing the authorities admitted that the activists had escaped the security dragnet set after Com munist authorities turned soldiers on unarmed civilian protesters in Beijing to crush the movement for a freer Also the government put border guards on alert for prominent dissident Fang Lizhi and his both of whom have taken refuge in the Embassy to avoid The 21 students were pictured OB nationwide television and their names were read on Beijing At the top of the list were Wang Dan of Beijing and Wuer ceremonies   

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