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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - July 6, 1989, New Braunfels, Texas Senator plans filibuster against flag resolution AUSTIN AP A possible filibuster awaits a resolution to exempt desecration of the flag from the constitutional protection of free I cant fili buster the whole weekend by but Ill do what I Craig Washington See Page 4 State ponders questions in school funding case AUSTIN AP After a lively session of oral argu ments before the Texas Supreme Court on the lawsuit challenging the states method of funding public lawmakers and state officials tried to discern what the court will decide based on the questions they Mkfid See Page 5 Graf outlasts r 9 I finals Steffi Graf ruined last Wimbledon the 34yearold n her third consc jtina See Page 9 New Braunfels 169 707 Landa New Texas 78130 USPS Zeituno 3 377880 5126259144 Thursday July 1989 25 Cents One 12 Pages Diamond vision River outfitters report disappointing holiday By MARGARET EDMONSON Staff Writer River outfitters along River Road were disappointed with business during the Fourth of July a weekend that is usually one of the biggest business oppor tunities for the outfitters during the Weve had busier regular said Bill Perkins of Rio Raft Company and River Valley All the cottages and campgrounds were but we saw less than half of the rental equipment go Perkins credited low river flow and flooding in other areas of the state to slower Were still putting people out and theyre still having a good he Bud Bond of Little Pondcrosa Rentals said his Fourth of July business was considerably The people have decided to go somewhere he If we had consistently good business would be We get several phone calls from people asking what the river flow Now people arc educated they know what cubic feet per second When we say the river is flowing 114 they know its See Page 2 Prank calls end in mans arrest Members of the National Little League Intermediate Daniel Puhls left to right in picture at right and their AilStar team salute the flag during Wednesdays American League teammates went on to an 112 pregame ceremonies at the American Little victory in the AllStar For more see League Josh Andy Holtman and Page Photos by Deryl Clark Few tickets given out under new Boalcrs across the stale had lo be careful of how much alcohol ihcy consumed during the Fourth of July weekend because of recent legislation which gives law enforcement officials tools to properly enforce the law prohibiting per sons from operating a boat while According lo Dexier boating law adminisiraior for the Texas Parks and Wildlife few lickets were given out for boating while There have been some arrests through the he Some are under investigation where accidents were All the publicily really The people oper ating the boats were in good Enforcement of ihe law is difficult for officials because of a lack of We doni have any equipmcni as far as running any brcalh As any new it will be difficult to gel started We thought it would go into effect not July Harris Harris said the department is working on an interagency agreement with ihe Department of Public Safely lo oblain ihe proper lesl In ihe law enforcemem officials are patroll ing the waters to watch for safely Any peace officer can arrcsi and licket persons whose blood alcohol levels exceeds Comal County Game Warden Bob Wofford said he did Summer heat First offenders can pay fines between and and serve up to 180 days in Secondtime offenders receive fines between and with jail time up to one Offenders who break the boating while intoxicated law three or more times can spend as many as five years in not give any tickets for boating while intoxicated on Canyon Lake during the We havent had a whole lot of pioblems with he The new law wenl inlo effccl July Although it has been illegal since 1959 to operate a boal while prosecutions have been scarce because of legal The new authored by Carl Parker DPori Arthur and sponsored by House Barry Connelly R makes operalion of a moving vessel while under Ihe influence of alcohol more than blood alcohol a violation of the Water Safety Stricter penalties were See Page 2 A 21yearold Bulverdc man was arrested Wednesday and charged with five counts of telephone harassment after allegedly calling five women and making obscene says a Comal County sheriffs office What turned out to be a joke lurncd oul to be some pretty serious said detective Richard One complainant had a phone trap and from there I was able to if aekdown the After receiving a court order and subpoenaing records at Guadalupc Valley Telephone Cooperative Alvarez said he traced the phone calls to the residence where Samuel HC51 Box Vail turned himself in to aulhoritics Wednesday at Bond has been set at for each Tele phone harassment is a Class B This involved several victims that were called and harassed numerous times and they all lived within the same subdivision Oak Village The subdivision is off FM 1863 in Vail was choosing listed numbers in the Bulvcrde phone direc tory to Alvarez You may get away with it once or twice but sooner or later youre going to gel Good day The rest of the and into the will be hot and humid just like it has been ail Todays high was expected to reach the upper 90s with the low tonight dropping to the mid There is a chance of scat tered afternoon thundcrshowers through the which will sec highs near and lows from the mid to high Conserve Inside DEAR TV Scientists test system to verify arms control MOSCOW AP American sci entists proclaimed success today in a pioneering experiment to delect the presence of a nuclear warhead aboard a Sovicl warship in ihe Black The success of the if confirmed by other could bolster Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachevs argumcni lhal il is possi ble lo verify the presence of nuclear weapons aboard ships and It was very said Tom an American physicist with the Natural Resource Defense Coun a liberal Washingion group lhal ihe experimenl wilh ihe Officials offer suggestions for keeping lawns watered During the heat of ihe residenis may be tempted to water their lawns more to help it retain its lush appearance despite warnings from local officials that water conser vation is a must these dry The Texas Water Development Board estimaies lhat more than half ihe walcr used by homeowners in ihe summer is for lawn Half of ihis waier used for landscape watering is according to ihe Texas Agricultural Extension The Texas Water Development Board has provided tips on waiering to help curtail water wasiage and to avoid needless water following ihe instructions will not adversely affect the condition or appearance of a lawn homeowners will simply save money and help the state conserve its already limited water supplies and protect water said James chief of the Texas Water Develop ment Board water projections and conservation Soil type will help to determine how much water a residents lawn will Lawns on sandy soil require more frequent watering than lawns on loam or clay hi Comal we have mainly clay loam soils west of the Edwards said Carl dis trict conservationist of the Soil Con servation East of the escarp we have heavier clay Residents who landscaped their yards with a different soil than what was already there need to consider lhat soil as Those who landscaped wilh clay loam have water conservation in Englerth It retains mois ture for longer periods of Residenis also need to consider the slope of the landscape when On heavily sloping sprinklers should be placed near the top of the Texas Water Development officials recommend applying water slowly for 5 to 15 stopping for 15 and water for 5 to 15 until the correct amount is TWD also recommend slow release nitrogen fertilizers which help plants use less A lawn fertilizer 2 The best time to water lawns is in sprays large drops instead of a fine early morning with a sprinkler that Soviet state Academy of But it remains possible for either side to hide weapons or shield them against deteclion by ihe lype of devices used Cochran Washington has balked at Soviei demands lhal ihe proposed Slratcgic Arms Reduciion which would cut superpower atomic arsenals by 30 pcrceni to 50 include a curb on nuclearlipped cruise missiles aboard Navy officers say ihcy will not allow Soviets aboard American sub See Page 2 Palestinian forces bus into ravine ABU Israel AP A Palestinian shouting Allahu Akbar grabbed the steering wheel of a crowded bus forcing ii off ihe road into a deep police Eleven people were reported killed and 23 Police Commissioner David Kraus said the bus caught fire and that other victims were believed trapped The gutted bus lay on its roof about 180 feet down a slope from the Tel AvivJerusalem He the Arab yelled something and grabbed the The bus tumbled into flipped over and caught Police Minister Chaim BarLev told reporters at the Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir said on the radio This is a shocking the fruit of a disgusting We have reached the height of a product of flow ing hatred engendered by endless Witnesses said the redandwhite bus of the stale Egged which seals about 50 was SM 2 Stammtisch The American Legion executive hoard will meet at 7 today at Comal Post The auxiliary will meet at The gener al membership and wives are invited to installation of officers at 8 Refreshments will be served by Woodroe The free Concert in ihe Park tonight at Park will feature the sounds of New Braunfclsf own Clay B laker and the Texas Honky Tonk Take your picnic blanket and your dancin1 shoes to the which starts at Remem no glass containers arc allow The concerts are sponsored by the Parks and Recreation Depart ment and Miller Wholesale The two Magical Child Creative Clay workshops at Buck Pottery in June raised approximately to benefit the New 53raunfcls Childrens The Bucks present the workshops each year to out the nonprofit Just a clay creations await those who created them at Buck Please pick them The July 13 Circle Arts Theatre production of will ben efit the Childrens Mem bers of the museum can call the museum at 6200939 10 reserve your The museum also is offering a free babysiuing service for members that night call the museum to lei them know you plan to leave your youngsters ihe New Braunfels Childrens Museum continues its Discovery Scries next week with a German class taught by Edda Buchncr Wednesday and There are still a few spaces left in the class call 6200939 to reserve a space and register the morning of the class at 9 If youngsters want to participate only in art such as woodwork stained glass making or they may do that Classes are from to 11 both The 328th Infantry Regiments Page 2
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