Friday, June 16, 1989

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 16, 1989, New Braunfels, Texas Congress WAsttlNCJfON AP doflgfess tdday begins investigating the second scandal to surface in as mariy months at the Department df Mousing and Urban and legislators say they expect it will be the See Page 3A 11 Senators spending Tv WASHINGTON AP Ltoyd and Phil Gfafnm spent more than million each keeping in touch with Texas through mass but the per4iousehold cost amounts to less than the price of two according to a Common Cause See Page 4 A Four Open AP Pour golfers fired the pafk3 sixth the all time open totHMttient retard in a spati of two hours Friday mominfe as Oak mil Country Club eori See Page 10A New Braunfels 155 707 Landa New Texas 78130 USPS Zeituno June 1989 25 Cents Two 20 Pages V Miirrns The historical flows of the Edwards Aquifer through the Comal and San Marcos springs provide major contribu tions of flows to the Guadalupe These surface water flows are permitted by the Texas Water Commission for municipal and industrial The dark outlined area is the Edwards Aquifer GBRA graphic have to apply for The nyerk authority alsdiseeks from f 4er rights takfe he cotirtdecides Js do some form of riparian v will See Page 2A Fire prevention district County voters fate Consumer prices rise during May WASHINGTON AP Consumer prices rose a sharp percent in pushed up by strong increases in food and gasoline the govern ment said The rise in the Consumer Price the gov ernments primarygauge of inflation at the retail followed an even stronger percent April increase that was the largest jump in more than two the Labor Department During the first five months of the consum er prices rose at an annual rate of a sig nificantly faster pace than the percent price increases registered in 1987 and Inflation at the wholesale level has been even rising at an annual rate of percent so far this Despite the persistently strong price many analysts say inflation now may begin to level off and that it could start to drop again late this Todays report will be closely scrutinized by the Federal Reserve which last week slightly eased its grip on the money supply in the belief that the slowing economy will help to tame Analysts believe the central bank will wait for further evidence that inflation is under control before it eases any In the overall inflation rate was heavily Residents in the response area of the Bracken Volunteer Fire Depart ment will vote Saturday on the crea tion of Comal Countys third rural fire prevention The fire department people of the Bracken Volunteer Fire Department recognize the need of base said Precinct 2 Commis sioner Neil Craigmile of Garden Its just a followon of the other fire districts in the If voters approve creating the fire a levy of tax not to exceed 3 cents per valuation can be collected by Comal County from resi dents in the Bracken Volunteer Fire Department County Clerk Bosenbury Group plans special night By STEPHANIE DAVIS Staff Writer The Safe City Commission has given New Braunfels car neighborhood a cleanup and education about crime and now it wants to give the community a night out in Its just to get everybody together and have a good time that said Chairman Ann Bartholomew of the 8 See Page 2A Association agreement top agenda for board meeting A report on Southern Association durine the evfmino rmH cnmmnr See Page 2A A report on Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and an inter local agreement with Comal Apprai sal District lop the agenda for the Comal Indpendent School Districts regular meeting scheduled Monday at During the last board members approved a plan to allow high school students to receive high school credit for college courses taken during the evening md summer vaca Students may take only courses from colleges and universities approved by the Southern Association of Colleges and A report will be given during Mondays meeting concerning the schools involved in this Trustees also will vote on an inter local agreement between Comal Appraisal District and the school dis trict concerning the printing of tax In other the board will con sider changing the regular board meetings to the last Monday of every month instead of the third The board also will review and vote on various bids and payments as well as the student handbook and school Bush orders no plea bargains for gunwielding criminals WASHINGTON AP President Bush summoned the enure cadre of attorneys to the White House today to hear new marching orders no plea bargaining with vio gunwielding as toe president put his message to criminals bluntly in a speech Pack a gun and well pack you All 93 attorneys were invited to todays meeting with Also on the presidents agenda was a lunch with the heads of all federal law enforcement Bush on Thursday sent Congress the legislative draft of the billion anticrime package which hg outlined a month But to dramatize his commitment to fighting drugs and violent journeyed to the Federal Law Enfor cement Trawung Center in steamy to sign the transmittal go to expand prison but Bush also is inww on new prosecutors to work under the and 825 new federal The Treasuryrun center in Georgia trains police and investigators from every federal law enforcement agency except the FBI and the Drug Enforcement In a country where criminals threaten to erode the very liberties we hold so you are domestic freedom fight ers in the war on Bush told trainees and several thousand others gathered on a 90degree day for the Bush said be has instructed Attorney ueneral Dick who accompanied him to to advise Americas federal prosecutors to end plea bargaining for violent federal firearms He exhorted Congress to enact bis plan to double the mandatory penalty for use of semiautomatic weapons in drug or violent crimes to 10 But Bush advised a graduating Border Patrol David to remember that criminal suspects should be trealed with respect and given rights or her even though the evidence looks This El Dorado which had the largest tail fins ever pyt on 9 has been described as a paradox even in its day bejcayss peoplf either hated it or loved Antique cars from every year imaginable will be on auction Saturday morning at Brooks Collector Car Auction in Brooks has been auction collec tibJe cars in New Braunfels for years and Ron Brooks estimated probably cars have bawi sold In the The fad for tors he cars from the 60s and Photo by Dtryl Clark said absentee which started May has generated 10 ballots eight in person and two by A fire district creates a stable finan cial Craigmile They are a political subdivision with the power of Persons living in the city limits and extraterritorial jurisdiction of the City of Garden Ridge extraterritorial jur isdiction of the City of San Antonio situated in Comal County and the extraterritorial jurisdiction of the City of Schertz may vote in the Polls will be open from 7 until 7 Eligible voters can cast ballots at either the old municipal court build See Page 2A Good day Todays beautiful weather is expected to carry right over into the Tonights low should drop to 68 followed by highs Saturday andSunday between 91 Overnight lows are expected to mabout 75 with south to soutHeasterly winds between 5 and 15 No ram is in the immediate but weather forecasters are keeping an eye on a tropical storm that is Inside DEAR RELIGIOUS A TV Stammtisch Its not too late to sign up to attend the 20year reunion of the New Braunfels High School Class of 1969 at Pats in the The reunion is July 1 and classmates can call Carola Davis at 6292788 for information and New Braunfels Railroad Model ers Society will sponsor its third annual garage which it has twice a This years sale will be June 24 from 9 to 3 at the New Braunfels International Great Pacific Railroad Depot in downtown New Persons wanting to rent a space to sell their wares should call Felix Roque at 6252582 after 5 Donations also will be Money raised from the sale will be used to restore the The San Antonio Bureau of the Census is looking for approximate ly 30 workers in New Braunfels to help verify addresses in the neighborhoods for the 1990 Persons interested should report to the grand jury room on the third floor of the Comal County Courthouse June 21 at 10 to fill out an application and take an aptitude Persons should also bring their drivers license and Social Security Workers will be needed for three to four weeks and hours of work are The bureau will pay an hour to For more information call William Johnson at Serving up a juniors tournament June the New Braunfels Tennis Association is hoping for an Marshall a losal and David and Rutiue Perkiiu will lupprvitioo w