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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 27, 1989, New Braunfels, Texas 9 A I i V V DPS predicts 52 deaths during July 4th holiday AUSTIN AP thfe Texas fceparthient of Public Safety predicted aS matty is 5 J persons could die ort State roads dufiftg the holiday while health officials urged cautidn wteti USiftg See Page 3 HOUSfQN AP vtexans who are fighting for limits on jury awards in civil lawsuits said they were encouraged by a Supreme Court opinion on a Houston companys although the court rejected its request to overturn a million See Page 4 410 MO09 soWEST MT ISHTNR 2201 SHITE 300 TX but sure of a good pick SAN ANTONIO Ap The San Antonio Spurs expect to get a quality player with their first selection in tonights NBA But even Spurs officials cant pinpoint who theyll take with the 3 pick See Page 8 New Braunfels 162 707 Landa New Texas 78130 USPS Zeltuno PS 377880 5126259144 9JT Tuesday June 1989 25 Cents trial continues without one juror By STEPHANIE DAVIS Staff Writer The Richard Hampton versus City of New Braunfels lawsuit continued today in state district one juror short and one hour Testimony delayed approximately an hour this morning while juror Michael a local Depart ment of Public Safety testi fied in an assault on a peace officer case next door to the Hampton Another juror called in sick for a second time Monday prompting visit ing Judge Charles Lance of Milam Good day The chance of rain diminishes as the weather once again turns partly cloudy and hot over the next several The highs today will remain in the but the temperature will crawl up to the 90s Mild nights return as well with partly cloudy skies and lows in the Inside County to proceed with an 11mem Former city managers Joe Michie and Dclashmutt testified Hampton claims the City of New without terminated his lease in 1987 to operate the city owned Prince Solms Tube Chute before the lease was to expire and therefore lost more than in He signed the original lease in Property owned by Kenneth and Lillian Fiedler adjacent to the city property also was operated by Hamp He testified Thursday he decided not to pay the city in 1986 a percen tage of the receipts from the Fiedler He moved the entrance gate and tube rentals from the city property onto private He made the claim since it was private property he didnt have to Michie The lease outlined Hampton would pay a percentage of the gross receipts to the city made from entrance See Page 2 City reviews well lawsuit New Braunfels City Council met in executive session Monday to discuss taking a stand in the recent lawsuit filed by GuadaluoeBlanco River 6 Authority tbrtegulateEdwards Aquif cr water but took no DEAR cily is in a unique position wcre on both sides of the said TV Ncw Braunfels Mayor Doug I felt il was necessary to have an Stammtisch Santa Clara Avenue from Mill to Katy is closed and will stay that way until July 1 for work on the citys drainage improvement project in the The Sophicnburg Museum will be accepting articles for the annu al Rummage Sale at the old Maz da building at 472 San Anto nio from 10 to noon beginning July 15 and each Satur day thereafter until the sale begins 25 and Clean out those things you arent using anymore and donate them to the If you have large articles that need to be picked call Nurses are in high demand these days and jobs are available right in New and surrounding The Philips College Nursing in affiliation with McKenna Memorial offers a one yuear program in vocational nurs Graduates of this program have enjoyed a high success rate state licensing examinations and in finding fulfilling That under the super vision of Gary is now accepting applications for the fall 1989 Deadline for appli cations is Classes are conducted at McKenna Hospital in New For more informa call extension SOS Food Bank con tinues its first birthday celebration this The food bank opened its door June 1 at 165 Coll and presently has 14 churches and agencies participating in its corps of Schlitterbahn and KTFMRadio in San Antonio had an innovative idea June 5 with the first 500 persons with two donation items received free SOS received a total of 674 items and the San Antonio Food Bank received an equal Summertime usually is a lean time for food banks and the volunteers appreciate the is open from 1 to 5 weekdays to receive dona executive session and try to inform the council on as many issues about this litigation as GBRA filed suit June 15 in state district court in Hays County after the 71st Texas Legislature failed to iron out a regional water which would have regulated groundwatcr The suit seeks to require users of the aquifer to obtain a Texas Water Commission Persons who own a well or pump water from the Edwards Aquifer can be named as other parties in the suit as plaintiffs or Miller said he did not know what position City Council would take in the on thcsjdc of GBRA that without our spring flow there would be no downstream water we need the spring flow for our tourist We need it for our land val ue for all the property owners along the Comal Miller But were on the other side along with San Uvalde and Medina counties in that we pump water out of the Edwards The suit was filed to halt severe and irreparable harm to the Comal and San Marcos the San Antonio Bay and Estuary and the Edwards I think they are at this point they City Council are still very inquisi tive and there are still some questions that need to be Miller See Page 2 byNew the Aquifer ttheacfuifer is sa One 12 Pages From gulf storm County receives little rainfall By MARGARET EDMONSON Staff Writer The overcast skies looked promising all but the Texas coast was the only area of the state that appears to have received any sub stantial rainfall from a tropical Most areas of Comal County received between inches to inches of rain all Royal Forest received the most rain in the county with Despite the gray tubers and river recrcationists alike were still on the By just talking with a few busines several people were still said Betty administrator of the Water Oriented Recreation There was not much of a slack off on but there was on Walls said that because of reserva tions and long drives from all areas of the many people still take advantage of the services offered by river and lake We would have liked to have seen more she Water Consultant Dave Brown will arrive in New Braunfels July 8 to begin his research concerning water releases down the Guadalupc He is expected to offer advice to the WORD board and river outfitters as to See Page 2 Bush wants amendment ouicr panics in inc suit as plamtills See Page 2 A 1 1 Storm batters flag burning Gulf Coast area HOUSTON AP The remnants ical depression early the first iropical Storm Allison battered named storm of the Atlantic hurricane parts of the Gulf Coast today with torseason also was blamed for the partial rental sending streams and baycollapse of the roof at Northline Mall pus over their turning roads into canals and killing at least one Before it was downgraded to a trop in and for capsizing a tug boat in Galveston No serious See Page 2 WASHINGTON AP President reacting to a Supreme Court decision that protects the right of protesters to burn the American called today for a constitutional amendment that would prohibit desecration of the Bush said support of the First Amendment need not extend to desecration of the which he termed the unique symbol of Bush fielded questions on subjects ranging from interna tional diplomacy care legislation to baseball in a freewheeling 45minute news conference in the White House briefing The president said He will carry a package of economic aid when he travels to Poland next but wants to first make sure LCRA presents awards Oasis Advertising of New Braun New Braunfels Parks and Recre ation Department and the Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commer ce were honored last week by the Lower Colorado River Authority for their efforts in an antiglass container campaign in Comal LCRA awarded Oasis Advertising the firstplace its Environmental Award in the business category for the ThisU Keep You in Stitches cam The owned by Peter Lingamfelter and Wade donated services in the Citys cam paign to discourage the use of glass containers near waterways in Comal Though our is prjjQjuily on tjie lower we encourage 2 volunteers the funds for the bronze bust on display at the Walter Fellers Enforcement Photo by Stephanie Davis that the communist government there will follow through on economic and political He said Soviet leaders shouldnt be uptight about his journey to Poland and He still favors contacts with China despite the continuing crackdown in Beijing against prodemocracy He has no plans to call for legislation to alter recent Supreme Court rulings on affirmative action that drew cri ticism from civil rights He intends to make sure that any wrongdoing at the Department of Housing and Urban Development is thor oughly aired and See Page 2 Fellers statue unveiled By STEPHANIE DA VIS Staff Writer Hes been and recognized for his service to Conufl Now after 36 years of ser former Sheriff Walter Fellers has been A lifesize bust of Fellers was unveiled during ceremonies at the Walter Fellers Law Enforcement Cen ter Monday with county dignitaries and local businessmen on I appreciate the Fellers told the group of approximately 20 at the sheriff s I want to thank the good people of Comal County that have contributed to the And I also especially want to thank those people that worked so hard to get it The fiveminute ceremony ended a
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