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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - July 4, 1989, New Braunfels, Texas Supreme Court rules against nativity scene WASHINGTON AP The Supreme Court ruled Monday that some governmentsponsored religious displays are permissible as long as they do not have the effect of promoting or endorsing religious e See Page 2 Severe storms drive residents from homes Flood waters kept hundreds from their homes Mon day in three Southern and a storm packing 90 mph winds raced across uprooting trees and chasing Shakespearean actors from an outdoor stase in See Page 4 M00 bHTNG names are still it as Wimbieaon its second the one that really See Page 7 New Braunfels 167 707 Landa New Texas 78130 USPS 377 Zeituno 5126259144 Tuesday July 1989 25 Cents One 12 Pages Parade Firework fun kicks off holiday It may be hot but that wont stop the folks Comal County from celebrating the nations New Braunfels Jaycees will again present the annual fireworks extrava ganza at about 9 Approximately in communi ty donations went toward the purch ase of the The best spot for to park and sit are the Prince Solms tube chute parking lot and the old tennis courts near the Wurstfest Fireworks will be detonated near the 16th tee of the golf so specta tors will best see the display if they face the Schlitterbahri 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 Schlittcrbahn Water Park cele brates its 10th anniversary on the lational Live music will be provided by Flashback and Alan Hincs and the County Line The Bobby Cordell Magic Show is sche duled for three afternoon shows and one evening The 17 water seven tube three swim ming pools and the new family wave pool will be open from to Tickets are avail able at the Bier Landa Librados and Robars for If bought at the the tick ets will cost See Page 2 1989 FIREWORKS HAVE BEEN MOVED TO PRINCE SOLMS PARK THANK YOU NEW BBAtlNFfLS Police arrest youth in highspeed chase A juvenile was arrested Sunday morning after he and a driver led New Braunfels and San Marcos police officers on a highspeed New Braunfels police received a call from San Marcos police around 4 Sunday that two males had stolen a 1983 CMC pickup and that officers should be on the Officers set up on the interstate and observed the vehi cle and attempted to pull him over on the interstate and when they activated the guys cinched down in their seatbclts and took said New Braunfels Police Depart ment spokesman Martin The vehicle was southbond on Interstate When officers allcmpied to go around the pickup on the left the driver of the stolen vehicle swerved to run the officer off the The driver then went onto Ruckle Road and Loop still attempting to force the officers off the Mayer The driver of the stolen vehicle then ran into a field where officers chased them for several Then the two males exited the he They subdued the passenger thats a juvenile and they attempted to pursue the driver but they lost him in the Mayer Canine units from San Antonio and San Marcos police departments searched for the driver for several he Veterans recall days of combat New Braunfels Jaycees again are presenting the annual fireworks extravaganza at about 9 The best spot for spectators to park and sit are the Prince Solms tube chute parking lot and the old tennis courts near the Wurstfest Fireworks will detonated near the 16th tee of the golf so spectators will best see the display if they face the Schlitterbahn Photo by Deryl Clark Despite fireworks and family the Fourth of July is a day to remember how 213 years ago the Declaration of Independence was adopted after a fight for Local veterans say July 4th is a day to remember their days in It means a rcdcdicalion and cer tainly a said Clyde who served two tours in Theres a lot of similarities between the fireworks I sec in the sky and the fireworks that I was exposed to while flying combat in It does bring back mostly fond of some wonderful people that I met over Lcroy Van Zandt served 22 years in the Navy and was stationed near the Gulf of Tonkicn during the Vietnam When asked what the Fourth of July meant to he Freedom and A lot of good peo ple died to preserve that freedom and Van Zandt saw some of those peo ple die when he was stationed on the an aircraft The ship was blown up dead in the water in cither 1966 or 1968 he wasnt sure which year by jet fighter planes called As Van Zandt See Page 2 Gramm sees flag as nations symbol A recent Supreme Court deci sion allowing desecration of the American flag is being fought by President George and Phil Gramm of Texas plans to If somebody wants to jump up and say I am an idiot they have a right to do If they want to burn the Presidents picture or they want to bum a map of the United States theyve got a right to do Gramm in my mind the flag is the national sym bol and they do not have a right to dcsecrcate the Gramm discussed flag burning and other decisions facing Con gress en route to the New Braun fels Airport Saturday after making a speech at the Comal County Courthouse about the national drug The Supreme Court ruled last week flagburning is protected under the First Amendment right to free I dont see that has anything to do with freedom of Gramm The court decision is not the final It is the final word as to what the law but it is not the final word as to what the law The senator pointed out the stu dent protestors in China werent burning the American flag but building a statue of See Page 2 Brothers argue during float trip Charges expected in stabbing Comal County Sheriffs office authorities possibly will obtain a war rant for the arrest of a 21yearold Smithvillc man who allegedly stabbed his brother while both were floating down the Guadalupe River They got into an argument the brother took out a knife and cut him in the upper said Detective Dennis Upon further investi Im sure there will be an The incident occurred at approxi mately 5 along River The victim was 20 years old and transported to McKcnna Memorial Hospital where he was treated and The suspect faces charges of aggra vated assault with a deadly Kocpp Smithvillc is in Bastrop Cars collide at intersection Drivers inattention and failing to yield right of way were listed as contributing factors to a twocar accident Saturday afternoon at the corner of Texas 46 and Interstate The accident occurred approximately when Brian of turned his 1984 Monte Carlo left in front of the 1989 Cadillac Sedan dc Ville driven by Alvin James of Airport geared up for show By STEPHANIE DAVIS Staff Writer Stunt pilots and aircraft dating back to World War II will be at New Braunfels Municipal Airport July 8 as New Braunfels Aviation gears up for its first air And airshow officials promise visi tors lots of excitement and food for the entire Were just doing it for the com munity and to let people know the field is here and to try to generate some said air show director Beraie Show plans include a static displa y of various types of aircraft including the Confederate Air World War antique and new Stunt wing SM 2 Various types of airplanes will be on display this weekend at New Braunfels Municipal Airport during New Braunfels Aviations first Photo by Deryl Clark Childcrs was heading north on Texas 46 while Moore was driving south on the same highway at the New Braunfels Police Officer Robert Diaz was at the scene shortly after the No serious injuries were The two drivers indi cated to they would receive treatment for their minor injuries at a later Officers STEP in on traffic In an effort to stop drunk drivers and make the roadways safer in the Canyon Lake area the Texas Depart ment of Public Safety is trying three months of a Selective Traffic Enfor cement Were trying to be sure people have safe vacations and weekends over there by trying to detect and apprehend drunk drivers in the New Braunfels said Seguins DPS Gilbert Seguin troopers will be assisting New Braunfels DPS with the Comal County STEP The program is funded by the federal on their days can work STEP and receive additional These are additional hours trying to address a he Were assisting the troopers in 2 Good day Theres a slight chance of late afternoon showers but it shouldnt dampen the Indepen dence Day The high today will be a hot 100 The overnight low will be 75 The forecast includes a slight chance of afternoon showers for the next couple of days along with highs near 99 degrees and lows near 75 Inside DEAR TV Stammtisch Several public offices and businesses arc closed today in commemoration of the Fourth of Offices in the Comal County Comal Appraisal Dis trict and New Braunfels City Hall arc as arc the New Braun fcls and Comal independent school district along with the tax New Braunfels Utilities is closed and customers may use the night deposit box today for bill Emergencies can be reported by calling Residents garbage will be picked up during the regularly scheduled lime on The New Braunfels Ilerald Zeitung offices also arc lleiald phone lines will be open this morning from 8 to 10 for those who did not receive their Additional times at the Comal County Health Department have been set for July to facilitate those who need them to enroll in or to return to They are as follows July July July July 25 and July from 9 to 11 and 1 to 4 and July 24 from to 1 In appoint ments may be made on July 21 by contacting the Health Depart ment at The Health Department is located in the Courthouse on Main The GermanTexan Heritage an affiliate of the Society for GermanAmerican will conduct its llth annual convention 810 in San Headquarters will be the Menger 204 Alamo For more call 5122803351 or write the Box Texas The program for this years convention will include a history of early German business and archaeology in the San Antonio There will be perspectives on historical preservation and views on the future of Texas German For genealogy there will be a session on German records available in the 2
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