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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - July 14, 1989, New Braunfels, Texas                                State leaders expect vote on workers comp soon AUSTIN AP Legislative leaders said the House and Senate will vote Saturday or Sunday on a workers compensation bill and send it to Bill See Page 5 Chet Edwards joins race for nomination AUSTIN AP State Chet Edwards says his bid for the Democratic lieutenant governors nomina tion will be an uphill fight against his primary election Comptroller Bob f See Babe Ruth All Stars outlast Lulingy 84 Uth M n fl Q New Braunfels 175 707 Landa New Texas 78130 USPS Zeituno 3 377880 5126259144 w o n New 14and 15year J Ouut to m eary ead and 84 in the first game of the all See Page 10 Friday July 1989 25 Cents One 16 Pages Tip leads deputies to field By STEPHANIE DAVIS Staff Writer An anonymous tip led Comal County sheriffs office detectives Thursday to three alleged marijuana growers living along River Road marking the second time in 14 days officials have harvested marijuana in the These people who are growing marijuana arc just doing it for a said Rudy Our job is more of a We have to do Rubio discussed the importance drug tips to help wage a war againsl drugs as Detective Richard Alvarez and Deputy Sheriff David Ott cut and bagged the marijuana plants they con fiscated Thursday at the River Road approximately seven miles from the gate Randy Mark and Elaine all of HCR 3 Box 795 remain in the Comal County jail on charges of pos session of marijuana more than four less than five in lieu of bond The plants identified as marijua na were growing in a garden full of See Page 2 PUC rejects complaint filed by lake area group By MARGARET EDMONSON interconnection is on the nmirvr By MARGARET EDMONSON Staff Writer The Public Utility Commission dis missed a complaint Thursday filed by the Canyon Lake Area Citizens Asso ciation requesting that the Guadalupc Blanco River Authority apply for a certificate of convenience and neces sity for an interconcction between the Canyon Lake hydroelectric plant and a Pedemalcs Electric Cooperative transmission PUC accepted Hearing Examiner Becky Bruncrs recommendations that the complaint be dismissed because the interconnection and the interconcction facikics arc part of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commis sions license on federal the interconnection is on the project and the interconnection has no adverse affect on New Braunfels Util ities ratepayers and the Electric Relia bility Council of It was time to conlude this protracted for the most unnecessary said David director of planning and I expected 1 wanted it to We feel the commission made the proper decision in dismiss ing the Robert general manager for New Braunfels indicated he felt the same I really feel good about he Even if the commission ruled they had it wouldnt have Regulators take control of S AS A Comal County Sheriffs Detective Richard Deputy David Ott harvested several marijuana plants on River Road Thursday after the sheriffs department received an anonymous Photo by Ste phanie Davis T T prices post first drop in 18 months WASHINGTON AP Wholesale prices fell per Because food and energy prices swing widely frorr IT M1T1O t II ret IM 1 Q t 1riimn t nn Ann ni i The action of federal regulators placing San Antonio Savings Associ ation in receivership Thursday will not affect the branch bank in New bankers The depositors have absolute access to their Its totally said David director of public Federal Home Loan Bank in It doesnt affect them in SASAs New Braunfels branch President George Erbcn directed all questions to Colgrcn this Colgren said the only difference for WASHINGTON AP Wholesale prices fell per cent in the first drop in 18 driven down by steep declines in energy and food the government said The slight decline in the Labor Departments Producer Price Index suprised most who were expect ing a moderate increase of and marked a sharp turnaround from the big percent jump in Energy which had soared more than 20 percent over the first five months of the fell percent in the biggest drop in three Food prices fell the steepest in a year and a reversing an identical increase in Despite the overall economists were likely to read mixed signals from the June report because goods other than food and energy rose the largest increase since October depositors is SASA will experience a name change San Antonio Savings Association standing for Federal All of SASAs assets and offices will be transferred to this newly created federal The savings and loan had been dec lared insolvent in early 1989 and placed under a joint conscrvatorship program of the FSLIC and Federal Deposit Insurance Action taken Thursday will conserve even tual cost to the FSLIC in resolving the thrift and protect insured SASA has 52 offices in Because food and energy prices swing widely from month to month and arc less influenced by the economy as a analysts look to the inflation rate of other goods as an indicator of underlying inflationary pressures in the In a separate report the government said retail sales fell percent in June their first monthly backto back drop in more than two years as consumer spend ing remained particularly for cars and other more costly durable The Commerce Department said sales dropped to a sea sonally adjusted billion last month following a percent decline in The May figure was revised downward from an percent increase originally reported last Sales had risen percent in April and percent in See Page 2 Representative agrees on flagburning ban A petition with signatures will be handdelivered today to Speaker of the House Tom Foley in Washington asking Congress to pass a Constitutional amendment to protect the said Lamar Smith People rightly feel strongly about this issue simply because of what the flag stands Smith said in an interview at the 1 obviously agree with The Supreme Court recently ruled flagburning is protected under the First Amendment right to free President George Bush has called for a constitutional amendment to that The flag stands alone and is said who represents the 21st See Page 2 Program aids fight Getting in tune against drug abuse Thanks to a new local parents and teens now have a way to fight drug abuse in New Braunfels and the Smithson Valley Joe Vicars and his wife Roy Ann presented the program Thursday before the Community Drug Aware ness Committee meeting in the Canyon Lake Action The program Peer Assistance Leadership and Support is based at Smithson Val ley High School and is designed to train students to help other students deal with particulary drug and alcohol PALS involves taking students to Starlite Village Hospital in Center Point for a twoday training seminar on alcohol and drug There they attend classes focusing on alcohol and drug abuse and mingle with some of the patients You realize they are just normal said PALS participant Holly When they really open up to you I dont have any kinds of problems like these people Daniels said the group focuses on three principles PALS participants cannot fix the confidential ity is a and PALS participants are not counselors but Vicars explained the basic concept of the group is Be the friend you would like to and the groups message to local students is Lean on A similar program for parents began when several parents of the PALS students inquired about what their children were Vicars started the training program for parents to help them We talk about problems with our children and we share with each she While the students are meeting and going through such training exercises as communication listen ing role playing and working on the parents are meeting and going through the same Although they are working the parents and students are learning how to communicate with each other and with their One important tiling we need to learn to do is to Vicars PALS is not restricted to Smithson Valley High and will soon be able to offer services to Smithson Val ley Middle Bulverde Elemen tary School and Mountain Valley Middle The middle school program will be designed so PALS from the middle PROG Page 2 Greater New Braunfels Arts thanks to a grant from the Union Pacific Railroad presented the works of pianist Janet de and soprano Elisabeth to residents of Eden Heights Apartments Thursday Bra who has a masters degree from the Juilliard School of has recently performed Verdis Un Ballo in Maschera and The Merry Widow with the Virginia Opera and Carmen with the New York City The official accompanist for the Metro politan Opera and San Francisco Opera regional de Chambrier teaches and German diction and literature at Metropolitan State She has toured extensively through out the United States and Europe as a accompanist and chamber The Union Pacific Foundation is the philanthropic arm of Union Pacific Photos by Deryl Clark done It just would have caused unnecessary time and According to Carol Kingsbury public counsel for the com the case was dismissed with prejudice which means a complaint cannot be filed on the same issues She did say that a rehearing could be requested by CLACA members anticipate filing for a rehearing within the 15day requirement after the final order has been PUC started the final order meeting Thursday morning in order to make a decision in the After hearing the See Page 2 Good day Its another hot day in New The high will be near 100 degrees with the overnight low dropping to 78 There is a slight chance for scattered The weekend will be partly cloudy and hot with the highs in the midto upper90s and the lows in the Inside 6 DEAR RELIGIOUS TV Stammtisch A brand new Comal ISD Com munity Ed class has been sche duled learn how to decorate a pair of mens boxer shorts with buttons and stamps and paint There will be many decorating ideas from which to The class will meet July 18 and 19 from 7 to 9 at Canyon High School and is for ages 15 and All decorating materials will be furnished for the first class bring a pair of white mens boxer shorts to the first Deborah Behrens Fessler will teach two Jewelry Making classes for the CISD Community Educa tion Jewelry Making I will begin July 18 from to at Canyon High Learn basic working techniques of construction and design Jewelry Making will cover wax The class starts July 19 from to Class size is For more information or to register for these call Community Education at The United States Census Bureau is looking for some tem porary Representatives of the bureau will be in the grand jury room at the Comal County Courthouse July 21 at 10 and at 2 Applicants should be 18 years old or older and should bring a drivers Social Security card and be ready to fill out some paperwork and take a More than 900 pintsized guests of honor have been invited to a gigantic birthday party Sunday at Village Oaks Regional Most of the honored guests have never but they all have something in common They were born at Village It is all pan of a birthday party and open house to celebrate the beginning of the hospitals fifth year of delivering babies in north 2   

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