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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 4, 1989, New Braunfels, Texas Governor signs legislation to protect flags AUSTIN AP Bill Clements signed into law legislation protecting the United States and Texas flags but the fate of 20 state employees remains uncer tain under another signed bill that one state official said represents a personal see Page 3 Report says Texas banks laundering drug money WASHINGTON AP Rural East Texas restaurants and body shops are frequently used to launder drug while narcotics traffickers are using shrimpers boats to move illegal accord ing to federal See Page 4 New Braunfels City golf champions decided this weekend FW r w m f W wV The best golfers in Comal County will compete this weekend for the mens and womens city champion ships at the Landa Park Golf For the first fin 9 c 9 9 WEST j PL TE 300 T 7600i age 11 190 707 Landa New Texas 78130 USPS 377880 5126259144 Friday August 1989 25 Cents One 16 Pages Wreck claims victim A 21yearold Comal County man was killed instantly Thursday night when the vehicle he was driving on Ranch Road 32 left the road and struck a says a Department of Public Safety Wesley Allen Buchanan of Sattler died after sustaining major head inju The accident occurred around approximately three miles west of FM Buchanans death marks the fifth fatality in Comal County since He was traveling west on Ranch Road 32 at a high rate of said Department of Public Safety Trooper Jim failed to negotiate a curve to the left and left the roadway to the sliding through the grass approximately 335 feet and colliding into a tree with the right side of the The tree ended up in his See Page 2 Preliminaries continue This years Texas Junior Miss Program con at New Braunfels Civic The teens flnues today with the 24 contestants shopping in will spend the day having fun Saturday before the New Braunfels this morning and getting in some final competition Saturday night at the Civic Cen lastminute rehearsing this The sec ter beginning at Good luck to all ond preliminary competition is tonight at Failure to appear at hearing Court issues arrest papers Jobless rate falls to percent WASHINGTON AP The nations unem ployment rate fell one notch to percent in July as businesses added new jobs despite the slowing the government reported The Labor Department said the growth was again found predominantly in the service producing sector of the which added of the new The civilian joblessness rate declined from the percent reported for The government also revised its figures on new jobs created in June to up from the reported last Todays report contained further evidence of persistent wage The department said hourly earnings of produc tion and nonsupcrvisory workers increased per cent in July about twice the rate analysts had predicted while average weekly earnings climbed by The jump in hourly earn ings followed two months of modest Goodsproducing industries added new positions as construction posted a gain of helping to offset a decline of more than jobs in the automobile Manufacturing posted a modest gain of jobs last month after three months of according to the Labor Departments survey of bus iness In million Americans were at work in nonfarm jobs last the government The average work week for production and non supervisory employees in private industry increased by to The factory work week held steady at 41 hours and overtime in July averaged hours a up from hours in the Labor Department The jump in hourly earnings brought average hourly pay in the private sector to on a sea sonally adjusted up from in Weekly earnings rose to an average of from the June average of The government said the summer expansion of the youth labor force in the past four months has totaled about about the same as recent years despite a significant drop in the youth The unemployment rate fell last month despite a dip in the number of Americans at work from million to The rate fell because the new jobs were created in a month in which the civilian labor force the number of people who have jobs or are looking for them fell by A warrant has been issued for the arrest of a Bulverde man who failed to appear before Comal County District Court Edgar Albert Route Box is wanted by Comal Coun ty officials after he failed to appear before Comal County District Court yesterday for charges of possession of a controlled Boeck was arrested along with Susan Lcc Charges no help against husband The wife of a Comal County man killed last week was planning to get a protective order against her but instead waited and filed assault charges against says the county Its obvious these assault charges arc just not getting the job said Comal County Attorney Nathan Perhaps about 80 or 90 percent of the cases that come up the protective order really docs do the trick once we get those into Jerry Lot Moun tain Oaks was arrested July 28 before 6 after his wife filed an assault charge against him in Rhcinlandcrs office the same he Durbin was booked at the Comal County jail at and released See Pago 2 Survey shows NB parents pleased with schools By MARGARET EDMONSON Staff WrlUr Parents in New Braunfels Indepen dent School District are pleased with the quality of education their primary school students are accord ing to a survey conducted by primary school Principals Karen Simpson of Memorial Primary and Marilyn Buck ner of Lone Star Primary submitted the results to Superintendent Charles Bradberry and the school board Tues day during a special The two officials said the survey was sent home with the students four days before school was out in While there are lots of items in this survey quip makes us feel we wanted to especially point out that more than 1JO parents took the time and made the effort to individually comment on the nurtur caring environments provided for their they worte in their We also had coments that called our attention to some areas where parents did express some con cerns and had some wonderful sug gestions that we are planning to implement Most of the parents indicated they were very satisfied with the quality of education their children Around 99 percent of the parents said they felt the building and grounds of the schools were wellmaintained and SM 2 Water off a ducks back Bush encouraged by Iranian offer The wildlife in Landa Park is Just taking it easy this week while the temperatures climb to the Some of them have even been spotted taking a leisurely swim in the Comal Although the flows in the Comal and Quadalupe rivers are now Whitewater this Is a good time to float the river and get a good look at the creatures and other features along the Photo by Deryl Clark WASHINGTON AP The White House found encouragement today in the offer by Irans new presi dent to help the United States find a solution to the Middle East hostage Thats presidential spokesman Marlin Fiuwaicr said of the offer by Hashemi whose nation is thought to huvc strong influence over Shiite Moslem mili tants holding Americans In a sermon at Tehran Rafsanjani said the liberation of the hostages and the problems of Leba non have solutions which will have to be found by dialogue and not by We have to proceed with intelligence and I address myself to the White House We will help you find Behind a flurry of the diplomatic initiatives remains the veiled threat of American miliiary Navy units remained in readiness today as reports circulated lhai Presideni Bush was prepared to use carrierbased air craft from the 6th Fleet in a strike against Lebanese terrorists if any American hostages were At the White tension over the hostage situation eased Thursday when Shiite Moslems sent word in Beirut thai they were sparing Cicip pios life for Twice earlier ihe socalled Revolutionary Justice Orga nization had postponed the execution Presideni Bush prayed in the Oval Office for the hostages with SM 2 Commander urges action AUSTIN AP The United States should take a strong sumd against terrorism as it faces the hos tage crisis in said the ground force commander in the ill fated 1980 Iran hostage rescue If we dont do its going to keep on getting worse and retired Army Charlie Beckwilh said leaders should work to get the information they need to rescue American he Terrorists claimed they killed one American hostage in Lebanon and threatened to kill Id like to see the United States be able to go in there and eliminate all of those and bring those beauti ful hostages Beckwilh Id like to see us do it in such u vigorous way thai we tell the rest of the Never fool with the United Slates The United Stales should warn Iran that support of terrorism will result in a he Leaders also should meet with other countries concerning Beirui to find out what can be done to clean up that and make it no longer a safe haven for he Based on comments by President Beckwilh said he doubts that a 2 of San Antonio on May 11 at Boecks residence by Comal County and San Antonio law enforcement More than 28 grams of mcthamphctamincs valued at were Dinns case was given a waiver and will be heard at another Also in District Court a Page 2 Good da It will be a hot and dry weekend in Central The forecast calls for early morning clouds followed by partly cloudy and hot afternoons through The high temperatures will be around 98 to 100 degrees and the lows will be 76 to 77 Inside 1216 3 DEAR 9 RELIGIOUS 67 1112 W a 2 Stammtisch Today is the first day of the Saints Peter and Paul School Summer Rummage and Plant Sale at Marys Hall on the schools The sale will be on until 6 today and will be from 8 to 3 For sale are all kinds of things such as and The Emergency Communications Civil Defense Rescue Club will be holding its monthly meeting 10 at in the American Legion Post 179 home at 410 Guests and prospective mem bers arc welcome to visit this meeting of the volunteer organiza The most recent activity in which the club participated was assisting the fire department at a fire on Krucgcr For more call Canyon High Schools Class of 1969 will have its class reunion Saturday at Sehwamkrugs Steak The social will begin at with dinner at 6 For more call Swimming lessons continue at Landa Parks Olympfc Pool next Classes are American Red Cross certified and a minimum of five students and maximum of eight is set for the Classes will be from 7 through The following schedule is tentative and subject to change Advanced Beginners ages 6 through to Beginners ages 6 through to Advanced Beginners ages 3 through to ages 3 through to and Intermedi ate ages 6 through to Terrance Reminder of New Brtmiifels is one of 56 army offic ers selected by an Army board for the NASA Astronaut Training who is a graduate of New Braunfels High School and Texas will undergo a year of training before 2
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