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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 18, 1989, New Braunfels, Texas Officials looking at cracks in jet engine WASHINGTON AP The investigation of the United Airlines DC10 crash in Sioux is looking into whether the engine breakup may have been triggered by cracks in its fan officials See Page 3 Parents file lawsuit for abuse of children EDINBURG AP Sexual and physical abuse allegedly committed against 28 preschool children at a cityoperated day care center in Laredo continued even after parents complained about their childrens according to a See Page 5 McMahon sent to plays Bears Saturday LAKE AP Quarterback Jim who led the Chicago Bears to the 1986 Super Bowl has been traded to the San Diego Chargers on the eve of Saturdays exhibition game between two See Page 7 New Braunfels 200 707 Landa New Texas 78130 DSPS Zeituno 5 377880 5126259144 day 1989 25 Cents One 12 Pages Detour ahead Doctor not financially responsible Jury decides damage suit if you need to get through West San Antonio Street in the next few you dont have to get out of your car and walk in the but you will have to take a detour through the areas Work on the drainage improvement project in the San AntonioSanta Clara area is nearing completion as workers are starting on the curb and gutter portion of the Construction is expected to be com pleted by Photos by Deryl Clark By MARGARET EDMONSON Staff Writer A Comal County District Court jury said a former radiologist at McKenna Memorial Hospital should not be held financially responsible for a 13ycarolds permanently dislo cated The oneman jury deliberated Thursday afternoon for two hours concerning a lawsuit filed against William Brown by Lloyd Stahl of Comal County on behalf of his The jury returned saying Brown was but did not award the plaintiff any District Court Judge Ralph Caton presided over the See Page 2 Council voices recycling views Good day Another hot weekend with a for late afternoon showers is on tap for the There is a 20 percent chance of widely scattered showers today with a high of 99 Tonight will be partly cloudy with a low of 75 It will be more of the same throughout the weekend with highs near 100 and lows in the mid Inside 912 8 DEAR 4 8 RELIGIOUS TV 2 Stammtisch Persons interested in reviewing the Comal Independent School Districts proposed budget for the 198990 fiscal year may pick up a copy today at the districts Central office at 1421 81 Taxpayers in the Comal ISD will have an opportunity to express their views to me board of trustees when the district holds its annual budget hearing Monday at 7 in the cafeteria of Fra zier Elementary School at 1441 81 in New Fol lowing input and the board of trustees will adopt a budget for the 198990 school year at this Another special board meeting will be 28 at 7 in the Central Administration office to take a record vote on the tx rate for the A record vote is required when it is anticipated that the effective tax rate will be increased by more than 3 The special meeting precedes the regular monthly meeting of the school board at The Comal Ladies Monday Afternoon Bowling League will hold its organizational meeting for the fall league Monday at at Comal Ladies are needed to fill the league and if you are call Maxine Reininger at 6253674 or Comal Bowl for more or just attend the Overstuffed bookshelves Recy cle those unwanted books by donating them to the Friends of the Dittlinger Memorial Librarys fall book sale 6 and To have your books picked call Lucille Douma at 6293048 or Blanche Sanders at Prices show slight hike WASHINGTON AP Consumer inflation rose a modest percent in held down by the sharpest drop in gasoline prices in nearly three the government said The increase in the Labor Departments Consumer Price Index last month matched the gain in the two reprts showed the mildest twomonth inflation pic ture since JulyAugust 1986 and marked a sharp contrast to surging prices in the first five months of the Even with the recent prices for the first seven months of 1989 rose at a percent annual more than a full percentage point higher than the per cent increases in both 1988 and The Labor Department said the most recent dampening of cost pressures reflected drops in prices of gasoline and particularly womens and a modest rise in food Gasoline after shooting up percent in the first five months of the fell in June and dropped an additional percent in the sharpest decline since October fuel oil costs rose percent last reversing Junes decline of and natural was up Food and beverage costs rose a moderate percent in July following a percent June That was a marked moderation Irom the first five months of the when the lingering effects of last years drought sent food prices up at a percent annual Cereal beverages and sweets all raw substan but they were offset by a percent drop in the index for fish and Clothing costs were down percent last fol lowing a percent decline in Prices for womens and girls apparel fell percent and those for infants and toddlers dropped The Labor Department attributed the declines to larger thanusual endofthescason price discounts for womens The services other than food and energy rose driven up by a percent gain for tobacco but dampened by a percent decline for new The various changes in July left the overall Consumer Price Index at percent of its 198284 That meansa hypothetical selection of goods costing dur ing the base period would have cost in up 30 cents from The moderation in consumer prices had been expected by economists and was sure to be greeted as good news at the Federal Reserve which had been raising interest rates in order to slow the By STEPHANIE DAVIS Staff Writer Recycling is fast becoming a hot topic at city council meetings across the United States and New Braunfels leaders also arc starting to investigate tho We really havent gotten into any indcpth study about it the goods and the bads about it but I think we as individuals arc going to have to probably in the near future do some thing about said District 2 Coun cilmembcr Lorainc District 3 and District 4 council members Arno Becker and Eddie Temple said they will study the issue An organized group of about 30 people calling themselves Recy cling New Braunfels are also studying the issue and plan to educate the public of recycling benefits and work with the city toward possible curbside recycling in the City Manager Paul Grohman said curbside recycling where a collec tor travels to households to collect goods such as aluminum and paper will cost about per house Judge adds time What a tangled web C7 to probation term A New Braunfels woman saw her probation terms extended Thursday in Comal County District Court while a New Braunfels man found out he will have to spend one year in Comal County District Court Judge Robert Pfeuffer extended the probation term for Maria from three to 10 Hernandez was judged guilty of welfare Robert went into court as an enhanced criminal and received one year of jail for theft He was also given a work release after 90 Judge Pfeuffer heard cases again Friday including cases involving posses sion of a controlled substance and theft of Deputies training for security surveys In an effort to curb burglaries in the Comal County sheriffs depu ties will be trained in the years to come to provide residents with pro fessional home security Deputy David Taylor is the first of the deputies to complete a 100hour crime prevention conducted by the Texas Crime Prevention Insti tute at Southwest Texas State The specialized training includes learning crime prevention techniques for both personal and property Taylor is now certified by the State See Page 2 Ammo truck explodes ROCK AP A truck hauling rounds of mili tary aircraft ammunition caught fire early with exploding shells forcing partial closure of the main northsouth highway running between Phoenix and northern One person was critically injured and another was We know there was a man and a woman in the vehicle we believe they were husband and said Allan spokesman for the Arizona Department of Public the gentleman was either thrown free or got Hes in critical condition at a Phoenix we have as discovered the See Page 2 Spiders dont seem to mind the summer heat as they spin webs in nooks and This female spider spent a couple of days pre paring her new home in the corner of a residents back hold per I havent studied it enough to know how costly it will be or how costeffective it will but I think its something that we need to take very seriously and study very Kraft The recycling effort will be cost effective in the long run by eliminat ing the amount of trash going into landfills and into parks and officials Some local governments are begin ning to ban products such as plastic foam cups and plates because they contribute to the amount of trash going into landfills and arc not Minneapolis and city councils passed ordinances ear lier this year banning nonrecyclable pack Minneapolis City Council member Steve who initiated the was unavailable for comment this The city council also voted this year to ban use of all plastic foam made with chlorofluorocarbons CFCs to halt the use of the ozonedepleting TV film to focus on springs New Braunfels residents interested in learning more about the Comal Springs can watch a program on cable television devoted to the local phe nomena next According to Mark man ager of New Braunfels the film Cool Clear Waters will be shown from to and and 7 21 through 25 on Cable Channel We are pleased to have the oppor tunity to show this unique film and provide this public service to the viewers of New he Cool Clear Waters is part of the Texas film series which highlights natural wonders of Texas and was produced by Texas Parks and Wildlife The films focus is on the Comal and San Marcos springs and deals with the continuing usage of the Edwards The Comal Springs are a signific ant natural and important to us not only for its great beauty but the economic benefits to our said David director of the New Braunfels Parks and Recreation The Comal is the largest spring in the Southwestern United and the Comal and San Marcos springs are the only remaining springs in City Manager Paul Grohman We are pleased to have this public information provided through the Set Page 2
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