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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - July 7, 1989, New Braunfels, Texas Kemp cancels HUD probe continues WASHINGTON AP Housing Secretary Jack Kemp is suspending a program designed to provide apartments for lowand moderateincome elderly peo the third program canceled or frozen at the Department of Housing and Urban See Page 4 Mattox trade shots on school lawsuit AUSTIN AP The public school Finance lawsuit that is pending before the Texas Supreme Court was the backdrop for a political duel between Bill Clements and Texas Attorney General Jim See Page 5 New Braunfels New Spur Sean Elliott pleased with team Though Spurs management and many fans pre ferred Danny Scan Elliott whom the team with the third overall pick is quickly having 1 0 of effect on San Antonio that he has had 170 ay 707 Landa New Texas 78130 USPS 377880 5126259144 Police HltarJrun orJusthot charge youth July 1989 25 Cents One 16 Pages A 15yearold male was charged with attempted aggravated sexual assault of a juvenile after he allegedly asked an obscene question of a 10yearold male in a Brauntex Theat re restroom Thursday New Braunfels police were dis patched to the theatre on West San Antonio Avenue minutes before 9 after receiving a call from the victims said New Braunfels Police Department spokesman Martin The juvenile was released to the counselor of New Opportunities and Ways on where the juvenile lives with 15 other Nothing happened last said New Opportunities and Ways Prog ram Director Mike He was in a stall talking to Not many of them earn passes into Authorities seek suspect New Braunfels police arc looking for a Latin male today who was involved in a robbery at WalMart Discount Store Thursday An individual involved in a sho plifting was confronted by store sec urity outside the said New Braunfels detective Mario The property was recovered thai was allegedly the suspect was asked to conic back in the store and he pulled out a knife on The who attempted to steal automotive then took off ihrough a field across the si root from Interstate luading I lie suspect is in his has medium a was last scon wearing a yellow tec shirt and Police searched the but found no Persons with information about this robbery should call Crime Stoppers at Crime Stoppers pays cash lor tips leading to the arrest and indictment of persons involved in felony New Braunfels Babe Ruth Manager Jimmy Ortiz appears to be signaling to his players in Thursday nights AllStar game against The New see Page 2 Braunfels comprised of went on to a sixinning victory in the opening game of the The team will travel to Seguin for another game For more details see Page Photo by Deryl Clark Officers patrol downtown area Unemployment rate edges up WASHINGTON AP The nations unem ployment rate edged up a notch to percent in June as businesses created a modest new the government said today in yet another sign that the economy is The civilian jobless rate was up from Mays the Labor Department The report said the bulk of the new non farm jobs added last month came in the service sec and the government revised its May jobgrowth total to more than double the total given in a preliminary report last There were clear signs in the report of a slowing economy and an indication as well of an easing of wage inflation that has troubled some The Labor Department said the average factory work week slipped of an hour to hours last the first time this indicator has fallen below 41 hours since September s Average hourly earnings of production and supervisory workers were essentially For the first five months of the hourly wages had grown on average by Many economists had expected an upward revi sion of the May payroll expansion but the figure for June was below most predic it likely not low enough to raise fears that the economy has slowed to the verge of For the past four months business added an aver age of just below jobs a well below the average monthly gain of the past The June unemployment report the first com prehensive look at economic activity last month showed that the service sector continues as the source of the overwhelming number of new jobs while manufacturing continues to Serviceproducing industries new jobs last with business and health services and wholesale and retail trade all posting modest See Page 2 By STEPHANIE DA VIS Staff Writer Police officers arc walking a beat downtown on Saturday nights to make their presence known and to curb an increasing juvenile crime Their presence is the said Safe City Commission Director Don Weve seen a significant decline in the number ofkids hanging around on the streets and some of he alleys down It is a proactive approach toward dealing with the Ferguson said Thursday night at the monthly Safe City Commission meet ing that after complaints and much Police Chief Burney Boeck agreed to implement a police foot We the Ier Man raising funds during run to coast By MARGARET EDMONSON Staff Writer New Braunfels residents driving down Interstate 35 yesterday may have seen a man running down the road being followed by a little red station wagon and a blue and white Tom Burkig is running his way to Corpus Christ to raise money for the Avalon Center for Young a home for teenage girls who come from dysfunctional The center is breaking away from its parent organization and will need money for the first few months of operation until the slate provides As executive director and psy chologist for the Burkig has special interest in raising money for the He was in his seventh day of running when he passed through New Braunfels Burkig started his trek June 30 in He expects to be in Cor pus which is more than 300 miles from by July The hills slow me down a he said The weather is fairly nice which Burkig has already raised sever al hundred dollars for his People have come up and have given fiveand 10dollar Most of them have seen us on the news or read about it in the news he Burkig said he planned on run ning a marathon each day 26 to 28 Thursdays run started south of San and Burkig planned to stop at the KOA Camp grounds between New Braunfels and San Tom Burkig is executive direc tor for Avalon Center for Young WORD sets special meeting guson As you the chief has been extremely as the commission has in getting the officers in touch with the community and dealing with the community especially the younger half of our Reserve police officers will walk ilie downtown area from 8 to 10 Saturday on an experimental he A majority of the crime problems have occurred on West San Antonio Avenue between the MissouriPacific Railroad depol and the Brauntcx Between May 1988 and June 1989 in the downtown area more than 20 thefts were along with approximately nine incidents of crim See Page 2 Good day The Water Oriented Rereation District board of direc tors will conduct a special meeting Sunday at 2 in the Justice of the Peace office in The board will consider the payment of bills as well as changing the work schedule for the river rangers so they can attend a swiftwater rescue Water Consultant Dave Brown will be introduced to the Brown was hired by the board to research and study the Guadalupe River below Canyon Dam and the situation concerning water releases from the WORD directors and river outfitters arc hoping the consultant will be able to come up with a solution to the How Brown will present background information on similar projects during Sundays On July his final written report will be presented to the board with his recommendations for course of EDMON3ON Trustees lts a its a plane award bid New Braunfels Independent School District awarded a twoyear deposit ory contract to Texas Commerce Bank Thursday during a special meet ing in the Education According to Lonnie assis tant superintendent of all school districts in the state of Texas must put out a depository bid open to all the banks in their respective coun This bidding process leads to a contract which determines how See Pago 2 Crews make progress Associated Writer Firefighters joined by fresh crews were making steady progress against four wildfires that charred acres in but weekend forecasts for lightning tempered optimism there and in Forest and range fires have burned more than acres of land in and 14 new fires ignited Thursday from lightning strikes in SM 2 New Braunfels Aviation will host a FlyIn and Air Show Saturday at the New Braunfels Municipal Airport off Texas Scheduled to appear are older planes such as this Steerman along with wing walk sky National Guard antiques and experimental as well as various types of aircraft Hours are 10 a m to noon for the display and noon to 2 for the Air Show Admission is children under 12 will be admitted free Photo bv Deryl Clark Partly cloudy skies and hot temperatures arc in the forecast lor the next few days with a high today expected to reach near There is a 20 fcrccnl chance of rain today with southeast winds about Tonight will sec a of isolated early evening showers less than 20 Tonights low will be in the The weekend and into the first part of the looks the same highs near and lows in the Inside DEAR RELIGIOUS TV 2 Stammtisch The Conial County Sportsman Association hosts a Games Parly every Saturday afternoon from 2 to 4 at the Sportsman Hall on Kowald The public is invited to Not getting enough exercise Why not join a softball team Theres a new league beginning possibly as early as July and theres still at least one team that needs Games are on Monday and Wed nesday and practices will stail before the For more call Mil lie at 6255404 or Glenda at Talent not The June 24 garage and bake sale for Craig and Linda who arc going lo missio Page 2
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