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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - July 2, 1989, New Braunfels, Texas oldtimey fun on tap for holiday New Braunfels residents and tourists alike will have plenty to do this Fourth of July because several businesses and organizations are planning community celebrations for the See Below New Braunfels announcer defend Charlie Hustle CINCINNATI AP Cincinnati Reds manager Pete facing a lifetime ban from baseball if charges that he gambled on the Reds arc got the support of at least one player and the clubs radio announcer this weekend in trying to knock down testi mony obtained by baseball See Page 12A SO In T 7 revered sports hero in a town And when Chicago Sports Hall ol cials wanted a statue of the Chicago Bear running they commissioned New Braunfels sculptor Paul See Page 1B 166 707 Landa New Texas 78130 USPS 377880 5126259144 Expansion Corporate news is good for Coleman Sunday July 1989 50 Cents Four 42 Pages While the closing of the Canadian may mean bad news for Toronto the Coleman facilities in New Braunfels and are excited about the relocation of all the facilitys produc tion assets to their While Coleman officials said they could not yet determine the exact impact this decision will have on its New Braunfels and Wichita employ they said it is certain more pro duction employees will be required there next The moves should also serve to stabilize existing payroll levels in Wichita and New Braunfels because of increased production sche dules necessary to serve the Canadian According to Randy New See Page 2A Many offices are open closed Tuesday Several public offices and busines ses will be closed Tuesday in comme moration of the Fourth of Offices in the Comal County Comal Appraisal District and New Braunfels City Hall will be closed Tuesday but will be open The New Braunfels Independent School Districts Education Center will be open Monday and closed on the Fourth of Comal Independent School District will close its administrative and tax offices Monday and New Braunfels Utilities also will have the same Customers I5ood dciy j f Its gonna be one hot holiday Temperatures are expected to climb into the upper 90s and near 100 today and at least through Southerly winds today will be about 10 to 15 Tonights low should drop to about For the there is a very slight chance of brief afternoon thundershowers but not enough to cancel any Inside DEAR TV Stamhntisch With temperatures near 100 to usher in it might be a good idea to just stay inside and clean out your bookshelves this And the Friends of the Dittlinger Memorial Library have a good way to dispense of those books at the annual fall book For pick up of call Lucille Douma at 6293048 or Blanche Sanders at If you need somewhere cool to hide out this Max Crow will be teaching a Defensive Driv ing Course at Mountain Valley His class will be July 6 and 7 from 6 to 10 Call 9643491 to sign Safety First Defensive Driving Class sponsored by the Indepen dent Insurance Agents will July 10 and 11 from 6 to 10 or July 29 from 8 to 5 Classes are at the Holiday Call 6253736 to sign The Charles Rose Agency will offer DDC July 11 and 13 and again July 25 and 27 from 6 to 10 Call 6258081 or 6258576 to sign There is still a need for volun teers on a pantime basis for 3A can stop by on but they will have to use the night deposit box Emergencies can be reported by calling Residents garbage will be picked up during the regularly scheduled time on The New Braunfels HeraldZeitung offices will be closed Tuesday so employees can spend the day with family and On the offices will be open for business and to print a Tuesday morning Phone lines will be open Tuesday morning from 8 to 10 for those who did not receive their I The quickthinking driver HEB Food and Drugs Stores tractortrailer rig avoided what could have been a tragic collision Friday night by driving his rig off the causing his truck to John Gary Torres of San Antonio was treated and released at McKen na Memorial Hospital Friday According td New Braunfels Officer Bill WrreS was driving an HEB tractortrailer north on 35 j At the same I also ofjSan AntoruoTwapIl driving a Dodge north interstate and Fiyazni Sultanali I who Works hi New Brauniftll was in the same f Thfe owned by a tion carrying 13 when tile driver noticed a vi vehicle owned by the same pany broken down on the shoulder approximately 300 the eiut Sfpeltice Hie driver of the van began he Asaria saw the van and tried to get in the left when he noticed the HEB It took wrecker highway dumped by an HEB tractortrailer on Interstate 35 The tractor driver also noticed department workers and law enforcement offi Exit 187 ramp in front of Courtyard shopping cen toe van and the only place he could cials more than four hours to clear the mess ter Friday Photo by Deryl Clark go tne Spence He it to the Spence the we SpCwe tipped on Incident could have turned into a Asaria pullet the down y struck the The driverdid an excellent as workers from MGs Wrecker oldfashioned fun on tap for holiday By MARGARET EDMONSON Staff Writer New Braunfels residents and tour ists alike will have plenty to do this Fourth of July because several businesses and organizations are plan ning community celebrations for the The New Braunfels Jaycees will be shooting off firecrackers around 9 on July according to Jaycee President Jeff Approximate ly in community donations went toward the purchase of the See a map of Landa Park on Page 3A According to Jaycee Tom the best places for spectators to park and sit are the Prince Solms tube chute parking lot and the old tennis courts near the Wurstfest The Jaycees will be shooting off the fireworks near the 16th tee of the golf so spectators will best see the display if they face the Schlitterbahn To minimize danger to the specta tors and damage to the golf the public is urged not to view the fire works from any of the Landa Park golf course According to the this arrangement will pro vide greater control of the much better better crowd wider streets for emergency and the removal of traffic congestion from Landa Park after the Schlitterbahn Water Park cele See FOURTH Page 2A Use common sense By MARGARET EDMONSON Staff Writer Fireworks have been associated with the Fourth of July for a long and they hold a deep fascina tion for children and adults when purchasing and discharging many peo ple forget these fascinating explo sives can lead to hand and facial eye injuries and even hear ing According to Rich Cole at Scott and White Memorial tal in the most common cause of injury happen when unsupcrviscd children play with He said these cases See Pafle2A Gramm pushing tougher drug laws By STEPHANIE DAVIS Staff Writer Mandatory prison sentencing for criminals where drug offenders are put in jail and kept there as long as possible could be the morale boost police officers says Phil we are not going to solve the drug problem simply by building Gramm There is a growing belief in Con gress that unless there is the mandat ory that we are losing the deterrent impact of law Gramm was briefed on the drug problem in Comal County Saturday at the Comal County Courthouse by Sheriff Jack Police Chief Bumey Boeck and an Alamo Area Task Force Approximately 50 residents gathered to learn more about the local drug Comal County is so much of a remote Bremer told the We do have a big abundance of drug labs in this The AntiDrug Act of co sponsored by Gramm and funded by introduces strategies to deal with the growing drug A need for mandatory sentencing is evident in Washington where people were charged with felony crimes in but only went to Gramm Even in our own state where we pride ourselves in being tough on criminals they are probably going to serve 11 he Gramm said Congress wants 10 years in prison without parole for a Bavarian Village was the site of a retirement party for Schimmel Bloe who enjoyed his likeness on a cake with his wife Photo by Karla Wenzel Musician Bloedorn honored as he retires Phil Gramm told a local group the drug solution will take more than building additional He made his comments while standing near a table full of drug paraphernalia confiscated in Comal Photo by Deryl Clark By MARGARET EDMONSON Start Writer Not many people around New Braunfels can say they sat in as drum mer for the Six Fat Dutchmen from Minnesota when their drummer fell ill on the There also are not many people who can say they played drums for Myron accordian player with the Lawrence Welk Schimmel Bloedom is a name asso ciated with New Braunfels music for more than 50 That association has now ended with Bloedoms I loved Bloedom said of his musical I enjoyed every minute of The retired musician and cafe oper ator was bom and raised in New He began his music career in high school with Emil Eggeling teaching him to play Bloedom played with such groups as the Lee Kohlenberg Kim Cochran and the South Texas Little Bohe mian and the Village Fam
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