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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 6, 1989, New Braunfels, Texas BEST AVAILABLE COPY Woman wants Texas to have armadillo plates AUSTIN AP An Austin woman says Texas official state mammal and unofficial roadside distrac tion could solve the current license plate See Page 7A Morris lead tight golf tournament Ron Morris proved he could keep up with the championship flight players and Linda Harst is threatening to take away the crown that Rose Tuseth has held for seven years at this weekends city golf championships at Landa See Page 12A Taking it easy on the Guadalupe River While the slow river flow causes disappointment to some tourists who look forward to braving the famous Whitewater rapids of the Guadalupe and tubing at high rates of river outfitters say people can still have a good time on the river New Brailnfels LULL 186 1989 50 Cents 707 Landa Stv New Texas 78130 USPS 377880 5126259144 Four 42 Pages Good da Sunny and hot days continue to prevail with highs near 100 Sun day and Fair nights are expected with late evening and early morning clouds Lows are predicted in the upper Inside 18D DEAR TV Stammtisch Grab your swimsuit and innter tube and head to the annual Com al County chapter Back to School sendoff of the Texas Tech Ex Students Association this All you Red Raiders are invited to the fun afternoon on the riverwalk at the Wurstfest grounds at 4 Cost is for adults and for children and proceeds will benefit the chapters scholarship RSVP by calling Mike Doherty at 6292163 or Nile Riedel at New Braunfels Unicorn band members continue practicing this Band practice for all Uni members will begin Monday and practices will be from to 12 noon each The first band boosters meet ing for the 198990 school year will be on 15th at in the high school band Canyon Cougar band members will have full band practice 7 and 10 from 8 to noon and a 6 8 will see rehearsal from 8 to noon with the band leaving at noon to watch DCI Finals in No rehearsal 11 is full band from 8 to The United Methodist Women of the First United Methodist Church at 572 San Antonio will meet at 7 Tuesday in the Assembly The program will be Child presented by Nancy Members and visitors are encouraged and welcome to A free nutrition lecture will be sponsored by local physicians on Monday at 7 in the Garza Street Classroom across from the main entrance to McKenna Memorial Diabetes will be discussed during the lecture which is free of Nows the lime to get your kids shots for the new school year and the Comal County Health Department will help you do In Suite 210 at the Comal County children can be immunized on and 16 between 9 and 11 and between 1 and 4 Immuniza tion shots will be given only on an appointment basis in SatUer on At the Health shots will be issued 23 and 25 from 10 to 1 and 3 to 6 on 28 and shots will be given between 9 and 11 and between 1 and 4 Individual appointments can be made by calling The New Braunfels Business and Professional Womens organi zation will meet at the Holiday Inn at 7 Guest speaker will be Judith Shook of the First United Methodist For more contact Jay ne Jochec at 6256916 or Nan cy Peevyhouse at Comal County Democratic Women will host a guest from the Texas Democratic Women organi zation at the Tuesday meeting at SM 2A Thats the spirit Fatality suspect turns himself in By STEPHANIE DAVIS Staff Writer A Southwest Texas State Universi ty student was arrested and charged Friday with involuntary manslaughter in connection with the July automo bile accident which claimed the life of a New Braunfels William turned himself in to the Comal County jail before 5 said New Braunfcls Police Department Felix Muckelroys local attorney Ron Zipp was notified of the warrant and agreed Muckelroy would turn himself in Roque Precinct 1 Justice of the Peace Har old Krucger issued the warrant for the mans arrest 3 and bond was pre set at A joint investigation between the New Braunfels Police Department and the Texas Department of Public Safety estimated Muckelroy was traveling in excess of 100 miles per hour at the time of the Roque The accident occurred before mid night July 7 between Solms Road and Ruckle See Page 2A The Texas Young Woman of the winning the Texas Junior Miss Program Saturday was Beverly Shannon Hill Country Junior pictured with New Braunfels Junior Miss Ann Terese who was named the Spirit of Junior Miss Also named winners Saturday were Fourth San Marcos Junior Miss Anna Use Pohl Third Runner Garland Junior Miss Nikki Rey nolds Second Runner Seguin Junior Miss Abigail Sas senhagen and First Runner Borger Junior Miss Shannon Other program win ners were Overall Creative and Performing Borger Junior Miss Shannon Sheppard Overall Youth Abilene Junior Miss Amy MLee Martin Overall Poise and Hill Country Junior Miss Shannon Neville Scholastic Achievement Runner San Marcos Junior Miss Anna Use Pohl and Scho lastic Hill Country Junior Miss Shannon The 24 young women have spent the past couple of weeks rehearsing and getting to know the folks in New Braunfels and will be saying goodbye to their new friends and host families this Photos by Deryl Clark Two men charged with indecency t Two local men have been arrested by Comal County sheriffs officials after being charged with sexually abusing two children in unrelated A Spring Branch man was released himself in to authorities alter a war rant for his arrest was issued by Pre cinct 3 Justice of the Peace Fred The arrest stemmed from allega tions he fondeled an 11yearold Dctmive Dennis Allen turned Sec Page 2A NB residents asked j to turn on the lights By STEPHANIE DA VIS Staff Writer Turn the outside lights lock the doors and get out to meet your neigh bors Tuesday night as local residents participate in New Braunfels Night Out a night out against People should participate in New Braunfels Night Out to show that they are concerned about crime in their said Safe City Commis sion Director Don The special night starts with approximately 300 balloons being released at the Civic Center parking across from the New Braunfels Police 111 Garden while church bells ring and police officers and firefighters sound sirens through out the The local night out is scheduled in conjunction with National Night which is a national event where mil lions of Americans turn their lights on and get out to meet An open house is scheduled at the police department between and where residents can view policerelated Approximate ly 15 local neighborhoods will have block parties between 8 and 10 The night sends a signal to crimi nals that neighbors want to work together to fight Ferguson A hotair balloon will also fly over NQV Braunfels and search lights will comb the Police officers will visit neighbor hood parties between 8 and 9 at Eikel Landa Merri See NIGHT Page 2A Edwards district celebrating 30th By MARGARET EDMONSON Staff Writer In honor of the Edwards Under ground Water Districts 30th the district has named the week of 612 as Edwards Aquifer Awareness a week of intensive public education about the The theme of the weeklong celebration is Protecting the aquifer for 30 Mayoral pro clamations issued by New Braun fels Mayor Doug San Mar cos Mayor Kathy Morris and San Antonio Mayor Lila Cockrell will be presented to the Edwards board during Tuesdays regular On a private reception will be held at in the Elks Lodge located at 353 Seguin in New A 15minute video titled The Edwards Aquifer A Texas Treasure will be The Edwards Aquifer A Tex as Treasure was written and pro duced in cooperation with Ron Zimmerman and the Witte Museum and was funded by the Edwards Underground Water Dis Part I of the video focuses on the aquifers serving as the prim ary source of water for South Cen tral while Part II brings out the developmental and hydrogeo logical Liveaction cinematography in Pan II illus trates the aquifers water quality and the threats of depletion and pollution of the A similar reception will be held in San Antonio at the Witte Museum at 3801 Broadway on Wednesday at 7 On San Marcos residents will get a chance to view the videotape at the Aquarena Springs Restaurant at Aquarena Springs beginning at 12 marks the 30th anniver sary of the Edwards Underground Water District and will be comme morated by a showing of the video as well as other related activities in a daylong celebration at the Witte Museum between 10 and 6 Holly assistant curator of natural science at the Witte and Kathy Oliver of the See 2A House sends landmark bill to Bush WASHINGTON AP Congress sent a landmark savings and loan bail out to President Bush early Saturday after a frantic two days of wrangling over the finishing touches on the big gest financial rescue in The House passed the billion legislation shortly after midnight Fri day on a 20175 allowing weary members of Congress to begin a monthlong vacation that had been threatened by a bitter fight with the administration over the financing of the House Democrats abandoned the bill in large numbers after key con gressional negotiators bowed to a veto threat by Bush and agreed to hide 60 percent of the bailouts cost from the federal But with the losses of government insured deposits mounting at a rate of million to million House and Senate leaders from both parties with vigorous personal lob bying by Bush over the telephone put together enough votes to replenish an insolvent insurance fund with The savings of million of Ameri cans are at stake unless we do some Christopher said just before the Senate approved the bill on a nonroll call late Thursday Chalmers said Highlights of bill WASHINGTON AP Con gress early Saturday voted final passage of a landmark savings and loan bill described as the most sig nificant piece of financial legisla tion in 50 Here are the high lights of the bill COST According to the latest Bush administration the bail out will cost billion through That includes billion to meet government obligations incurred in the rescue of 223 in billion to close or merge more than 500 additional and billion for the governments share of interest on bonds sold to help pay for the bail Congress General Account ing Office estimates the with interest over 30 at bil Of billion will come from the CAPITAL In the most important reform in See Page 2A the nation risked another bank holi day similar to the wave of bank clos ings of 1933 when depositors lined up for blocks demanding their what was then a recession into the Great The billion will be used over the next three years to close and merge 500 insolvent and pay off depositors whose savings were lost to failed and often fraudulent loans over the past most of them in The legislation also overhauls the regulation of the requiring owners of the nations thrift institutions to put up billions of dol lars more of their own money as capi tal to serve as a buffer between risky loans and federal deposit insurance Congress and the administration had worked out the reforms weeks leaving the sticky issue of how to pay for the bailout without raising tax es or dipping into other government programs as the major roadblock to fixing the Bush insisted that the money be raised through an elaborate scheme See Page 2A
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