Sunday, July 30, 1989

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - July 30, 1989, New Braunfels, Texas Gramm threatening to stall bailout WASHINGTON AP Phil Gramm is threatening to use the GrammRudman deficit reduction law to send a major savings and loan bill back to Senate and House negotiators apparently with the hacking of President See Page 4 A Robinson electrifies 24 young women fans in SA debut week Texas to compete for title In Ofllv 90 miniltPC nf rvlauinn lima n tUn 1nnt fJlMfllftf r In only 20 minutes of playing time in the last game of this weeks Midwest David Robinson scored 19 points and grabbed 11 rebounds both team The Naval Academy graduate also blocked three shots and stole the ball twice while only committing one S66 Page 18 A Junior Miss 4 1 0 M 0 f Twentyfour young women arrived in New Braun fels Friday with hopes of becoming the next Texas Junior The next Texas Junior Miss will be cho sen during final competition Saturday starting at 730 in the Civic See Page 1B New Braunfels yiv ft 7 9 9 WEST MI ISHI NR 3ftn 186 707 Lancia Stv New Texas 78130 USPS Zeltuno S 377880 5126259144 Sunday July 1989 50 Cents Four 52 Pages Getting everything in place Consolidation issue sparks county feud By STEPHANIE DAVIS Staff Writer As the tax consolidation election a feud between a Comal County commissioner and the tax assessorcollector continues to heat Precinct 2 Commissioner Neil Craigmilc says Tax Assessor Collector Gloria CIcnnan has now changed her direction completely since making her proposals in 1987 to consolidate tax assessing and collect ing for local For someone to even suggest that nothing has changed since May 1987 makes me wonder where they have CIcnnan I havent lived in a vacuum since May 1987 I had no idea that elections for consolida tion could end up in but they I have been attentive as to what has been going on in the slate with regard to State District Judge Hughes overturned the results of a Parker County election that transferred all tax collecting duties from the apprai See Page 2A Finishing touches are being applied by staff mem custodians Bonfacio and Robert Gar bers at schools in preparation for the return of stu dents in late At Lou Balderas touches up a seam at Memorial He is employed by David Bara Painting Contractor for work at the new school for second and third At cia are moving teaching supplies for Memorial Prim ary and Memorial The bathtub is used in the reading corner of one teachers NBISD photo Area man dies after shooting Police piecing evidence By STEPHANIE DAVIS Staff Writer A human skull law enforcement authorities found recently in a rat tlesnake aquarium while executing a search warrant at a Comal Coun ty house is under identification reconstruction by a local police Theres very little information on it because of the fact it had been handed down from one person to ihe they dont know where it said artist Guillcrmo Willie Detective Dennis Comal County sheriffs said the who was arrested for possession of a controlled sub said a friend gave him the skull and when the friend was See Page 2A A local police artist is using proven methods to reconstruct the facial features of the A Comal County man died early Saturday morning quickly after sus taining two bullet wounds he received while at his fatherinlaws house in the Canyon Lake Hills Comal County sheriffs authorities Jerry Lot Moun tain Oaks was pro nounced dead at the scene around 8 by Precinct 4 Justice of the Peace Howard An autopsy was ordered and the body sent to the Tra vis County Medical Examiners said Detective Dennis Durbin was shot in the chest and right side with possibly a libcr he Three people at the house when the shooting occurred were Kocpp No arrests have been Comal County sheriffs office was notified of the incident at Firm withdraws permit request Mission Valley Concerned Citizens Association has received notification from Parker the com pany has withdrawn its application for a Texas Air Control Board permit for the construction of a concrete pipe plant for the time George cochairman of the said he was contacted recently by Allen vice presi dent of Parker Parker said the board of directors of the Houston based company decided to withdraw the permit for the application because of economic The concrete pipe plant was prop osed to have been built near Kruegcr Lane in the Mission Valley Along with the the company also would have had to build a road from the site to the S curve in Kruegcr Lane as well as a 2mile cityand countyapproved road from the S curve in Wald The citizens association was opposed to the location because they said dust and other pollutants would come from the plant and linger over the surrounding subdivision and the See Page 2A Hanz waits through uprising in China By MARGARET EDMONSON Staff Writer The world watched in horror June 3 as Chinese troops stormed Tiananmen crushing a threeweek student sitin for Hclrnctcd sol diers shot and beat their way through the square followed by eight The soldiers removed a monument to democracy built by students in the center of the Americans in China were reported ly anxious to leave because of the pre carious One New Braunfels resident decided to wait before trying to leave the country because she felt she was safer where she We were never in any Priscilla Hanz There was trou ble with We would also have to go through one of those big cities Beijing and Shanghai to get out of the Hanz was in China at the time of the teaching English as a foreign language at Guizhou Normal University in the Guizhou province of Her 14yearold daugher Laurel was with her during her five month stint We found out very quickly at one oclock at The speakers went on declaring the whole country was in martial Hanz Everything was really It came as a The Voice of America radio was jammed by government officials for the first time in many Hanz said the younger people tended to believe VGA while the older generations believed the Chinese The news was The Chinese government controlled the Hanz Hanz described the students at Guiyang City as very and their demonstrations were not as sophisticated as those in As a lived in the pro fessors fiats on the university campus almost miles away from Beij Her apartment was larger than most people in the country have with a small refrigerator and washing She had to boil all of her water before she could drink or use Guizhou Normal University is a small teacher college with around Priscilla Hanz could not resist buying authentic Chinese crafts during See Page 2A her fivemonth stay in Guizhou Edwards celebrates 30 years The Edwards Underground Water District will receive a mayoral procla mation from New Braunfels Mayor Doug Miller tomorrow at 7 dur ing the City Council meeting in honor of the weeklong celebration of the districts 30th Kenneth chairman of the board for the will be present to receive the proclamation which also will name the week of 612 Edwards Aquifer Awareness New Braunfels officials also will be invited to a reception in New Braunfels to preview a new documen tary film on the Edwards The Edwards district was created in 1959 by the Texas Legislature to con preserve and protect the Edwards In his Miller will proclaim the aquifer awareness week because New Braunfels residents arc among million people who rely on the Edwards Aquifer for The preservation and pro See Page 2A How voters came to August election When taxpayers residing in the Comal Appraisal District enter the ballot box 12 they can vote for or against placing all tax collections in the hands of the county tax assessor Listed arc events shaping the con solidation March 1985 Comal County See Page 2A Good day The mercury will climb to almost 100 degrees today with only a slight chance of Tonights low will reach about 72 During next week the high temperatures will range from 96 to 98 with 20 percent chance of rain each Inside 18D DEAR TV 2A Stammtisch Junior Olympians will be keep ing the flame burning as they run through Central Texas in the com ing The as many as of whom are expected to partici will make a pit stop at Main Plaza in New Braunfels today at approximately It is the first day of the torch which Js starting at the steps of the State Capitol at 1 and taking the long way to San Anto nios Alamo After visiting 50 the run ners are scheduled to reach Alamo Stadium on August Working to become the best band in the Unicorn Band members begin practicing in early Freshmen and new band mem bers will start practicing Wednes Practice time will be from to noon each Band members need to bring their Band practice for all returning band members will begin on Mon Practices will be from to The first Band Boosters meeting for the 198990 school year will be on 15th at in the New Braunfels High School band All descendants of Henry Bind seil and Wilhclm Bindscil are invited to a family reunion on 12 at 3 in Blanco at the Catholic Parish A pot luck dinner will be held at 6 Bring a meat dish and a side cups and utensils will be Bring pictures and information regarding Bindseil family For more contact Dan Bindscil at The Comal County Fair Associ ation is looking for Comal County high school juniors to participate in the 1989 Fair Queens Interested girls should contact Nancy at 6256916 before See Page 2A