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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - July 20, 1989, New Braunfels, Texas 176 survive flaming crash of United DC 10 SIOUX Iowa AP A United DC10 with 293 people flew 50 miles after parts of the plane feP then crashed during an emergency landing and cartwheeled in a ball of Yet many walked away from the flaming wreckage and at least 176 See Page 3 Drainage project threatens 49 oak trees in Seguin SEOUIN AP A citizens group says its upset the City Council is going ahead with a plan to destroy a grove of oak trees for a city drainage project despite the presentation of an opposition petition bear ing 339 See Page 5 Track clubs headed for Texas event W 111 US vc New Braunfels 179 707 Landa New Texas 78130 USPS Zeituno 3 377880 5126259144 One Thursday July 1989 25 Cents One 10 Pages Board extends rangers pact By MARGARET EDMONSON Staff Writer The Water Oriented Recreation District board of directors once again extended the river rangers contract for another four weeks during its reg ular board meeting I feel we have done more good by having the river ranger program than if we never had someone reporting back to said WORD Administra tor Betty Several board members expressed appreciation for the job the river ran gers do every som local outfitters are still concerned about the river rangers One outfitter said he did not like the idea of the rangers coming on his property and telling him what to Mark a representative of the newlyformed Guadalupe River aired his concerns about the ranger program to the board The rangers were rehired for the next four weekends at a salary of See Page 2 Officials probe home burglaries Two Comal County homes were burglarized this week by unknown parties who entered the homes through broken Anna who lives off reported a July 19 burglary in which two air conditioners were Chief Deputy Wayne Hohcrz said the resident is still checking to see if anything else was A mobile home on Old Bear Creek Road belonging to Mattie Wackwitz was burglarized some lime July 18 or 19 by an unknown person or persons who entered the premises by throwing a rock through a window and breaking Its undetermined as to what was Hohcrz He said sheriffs department officials did not know if the two incidents were Aquifer Stage III plan started in city Residents may face fines up to for wasting water during Stage III of the conservation Watering lawns is permitted only on desig nated days outlined in the Photo by Deryl Clark By MARGARET EDMONSON Staff Writer Voluntary water conservation is a dream now that the Edwards Aquifer has dipped below 621 feet above mean sea the mark designated by city ordinance to put the City of New Braunfels in Stage III of the water conservation High temperatures and lack of rain have been attributed to the declining waters of the Edwards In Stage residents need to be aware they can be issued citations for watering on the wrong days or letting water run onto the streets or pave Violations of the ordinance could result in fines of not less than S5U and no more than They need to know they can be fined up to S200 for water in the street or watering on the wrong Mayor Doug Miller Those with automatic sprinklers arc going to need to pay Stage III went into effect when the Panther Canyon test well measured 621 feet The level dropped lo Tax refund up Grand jury indicts 13 State Comptroller Bob Bullock said this week that local sales tax rebates across the state continued to climb this increasing by 12 percent over last years July National economic indicators seem to be showing a but the trend in Texas remains Bullock Our diversifying eco nomic base should ensure that we continue to do Bullock added that Texas econom ic growth is becoming apparent in almost every sector of the Oil and banking and real estate appear to have bot See SALES Page 2 Four men were indicted on charges of burglary while three other individuals were indicted on charges of pos sessing a controlled substance Wednesday by a Comal County grand A total of 13 indictments were handed down by the Adam of Cedar was indicted in two separate charges of burglary of a Codefendants Pedro and Fernando were also indicted for burglary of a Both men arc from San David of Houston was indicted for a charge of burglary of a Enhancement means that Kent has served time in a penitentiary and as a result he could receive a stiffer sentence for the current Rcynardo was indicted on one charge of pos session of a controlled substance and one charge of pos session of a weapon by a Edgar of Canyon Lake and Susan of San Antonio were indicted for posscsion of a controlled substance by the grand Oilier indictments include Carl DWI San Santos 158 William attempted burglary of a habita See Page 2 President One small step for launches space plan WASHINGTON AP President marking the 20th anniversary of mans first step on the today called for establishing an American base there in the 21 st Century to be fol lowed by a manned mission to Bush offered no firm timetable or price tag for a daring program he said would take the nation back to the back to the and this time back to Then a journey into he A journey to another a manned mission to at least 35 million miles In a ceremony from the steps of the National Air and Space the president reasserted the goal of estab lishing Space Station Freedom in the the necessary first step to the moon and The technological hurdles of getting to Mars could be matched by political At a time of huge budget Congress already is balking at the startup costs for the space and it is the essential first step to the moon and Bush was flanked on the outdoor museum stage by the three men who flew aboard Apollo 11 two decades Each of them urged the nation for ward in We have rested on our Apollo laurels long Its time to get moving said one of Michael Page 2 Edwards board delays decision The Edwards Underground Water District failed to make a decision after deliberating for three hours about par ticipating in a GuadalupcBlanco Riv er Authority said EUWD General Manager Gordon The suit is seeking a declaratory judgment giving the Texas Water Commission regulatory authority over the Edwards What we really did was conduct further discussion of the various issues brought out in the Clarke There are a lot of region al sensitivities to these Clarke said the district may make a decision over the next several GBRA filed the lawsuit in Hays County District Court June 15 after the 71 si Legislature failed lo work out a compromise between two opposing sides of a proposed water manage ment GBRA officials maintain the Edwards Aquifer is a tributary of the Guadalupe River and an under ground As they il should be under ihe permitting power of the Texas Water The Edwards Aquifer is the prime source of indust rial and agricultural water in Uvalde and Medina NB students score above CAT average Twenty years ago Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin announced to the world The Eagle has landed as the lunar landing module touched down on the The Apollo 11 astronauts collected sam ples from the moon and took pictures before rejoining Michael Collins who had been orbiting the moon in the command Students in the New Braunfels Independent School District scored well above the national level on the California Achievement say two NBISD education In all content areas and at all grade students who took the CAT performed above the national norms of the 50th said Elemen tary Education Director Linda Schlather and Secondary Education Director Aniia This means that the average student who attends NBISD performs better than his or her peers at the national Students in grades 7 and 8 look the achievement test during the last school Students are tested on reading language and Of particular interest lo the educa tion directors and the trusices was ihe performance of the second and fourth NBISD second graders did well on the language mechanics and concept and applicalions in mathema tics portions of the Fourth grad ers scored well on language express ion and malhemaiics According to the usi bolh groups jKrifonn well in comprehen sion See Page 2 feet amsl Controlled outside watering is an important aspect of this Residents and businesses at evennumbered addres ses can water only on Wed nesdays and Fridays while those at oddnumbered addresses car watci only on Thursdays and Violations to this rule will result in lines and an appearance in municipal Stage III is also geared toward eli minating all unnecessary industrial Activities from Stages I and II arc included in this Stage I activi tics include educational coordination of group dcve lopmcnt of special water use provi sions Tor recreational areas and tourist attractions anmd general efforts to discourage waste and improve effi ciency in the use of Voluntary activities of Stage II arc careful use of all commci cial and industrial installation ol water reduction re See Page 2 Good day hot and dry conditions will continue for the next couple of Todays high will be around 98 The overnight low tonight should drop to 70 On the high will he 95 Theres an increas ing chance for rain Saturday after Weekend temperatures will be in the 90s for the highs and 70s for the Inside DEAR TV Stammtisch The United States Census Bureau is about to start another operation in the area and needs some more temporary A representative will be at Comal County Courthouse Grand Jury room Friday at 10 and at 2 to interview applicants and administer Applicants must be older than 18 and arc required to bring a drivers license and social security Another session will be held July 26 at 10 in the same location and at 2 in the San Marcos Public Tonights free Concert in ihc Park at Landa Park will be by Beginning at about the concerts are by the New Braunfels Parks and Recreation Department and Miller Wholesale Take along a picnic supper and lawn chairs to enjoy the warm evening full of On Saturday the Parks Department will present Leagues Under the Sea at the springfed The movies arc for all ages and admission is for parents are free when accompanied by a Bring blankets and a meal if you want The next movie will be Something Wicked This Wa Comes The movies start aboul y New Braunfels Childrens See Page
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