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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 29, 1989, New Braunfels, Texas Cities call for funds to aid nations children WASHINGTON AP Officials of cities say they need real commitments from the federal government to deal with problems affecting including child drugs and teenage See Page 3 Legislators pay raise in says senator AUSTIN AP Legislators hopes for voters to triple their salaries this November are doomed unless they pledge in advance to reform lobbyist spend a state senator See Page 5 Spurs acquire sendDawkins to 76ers The San Antonio Spurs obtained Maurice Cheeks from Philadelphia Monday in a fiveplayer deal which sends Johnny Dawkins and Jay Vincent to the New Braunfels 207 707 Landa New Texas Council approves NBU bond nroiec iZeituno as 78130 USPS 377880 5126259144 One Beware c Tuesday 1989 25 Cents 10 Pages New Braunfels City Council unanimously approved a resolution Monday during a regular meeting supporting the issuance of milHon in New Braunfels Utilities revenue bonds to be spent city waterwork The largest project put of the six proposed includes the construction of an gallon water treatment plant to provide an alternate source of water for New Braunfels allowing the use of the Edwards Aquifer to Funds needed are City Secretary Bonnie Sarcozi will post notice that City Council meet 25 to pass an ordinance and take action to authorize the issuance of the bonds in an amount not to exceed At the end of a fouryear period NBU customers will be paying an average of more for water and for said NBU General Manager Bob In other business the council approved an emergency ordinance providing a 35 mph speed limit on the extension of South Walnut Avenue from Gardenia Street to County Line The council also voted to install stop signs on Gardenia Street at Walnut Avenue temporarily to ensure safety of people using the City Council also passed the request by the Comal County Fair Association to stage the fair parade to be staged Ron Zipp of the association told the coun cil the association will pay the city to include police See Page 2 Good day By this afternoon thermome ter will climb to the 100degree By the temperature will drop to 78 Wednes day will be partly cloudy and hot with the high reaching 96 degrees and the low dropping to 76 Inside DEAR 78 TV Stammtisch New Braunfels Utilities is plan ning to conduct some more repair and maintenance work this week and that means a couple of neigh borhoods will experience outages Wednesday morning from 9 to 10 The areas to be affected include Acorn Oak March Oakwood from Louisiana to Lake Marymont from Acorn to Mount and all of Does the interior lighting in your retail business produce sha dows Are there dark areas of your store where the merchandise doesnt move The New Braunfels Downtown Association can On Wednesday at at the Dittlinger Memorial the New Braunfels Downtown Association will sponsor the semi Improving Your Interior Lighting featuring Pam Scheme naur of Focus Schemenaur will focus the djs cussion on the benefits of quality interior lighting and how to make the most of flourescent An American Red Cross Volun teer Orientation will be held 9 at 9 at the hospital class room on Garza Street across from McKenna Memorial Hospitals main Anyone interested in becoming a Red Cross volun teer may call Lola Behrens at 6259764 or Jim Allen at 6253260 for more or leave your name and telephone number at the hospital volunteer Members of the New Braunfels High School Class of 1954 still are looking for some classmates before the 35th class reunion 3 at Schwamkrugs Party Room from 5 to 7 The fun there will be followed by the Home coming Football Game at Unicorn Stadium at On the group will have a buffet breakfast at Krauses followed by a tour of the high school the class attended on Guenther To finalize the reunion the class will attend Wurstfest that If anyone knows where these folks please call Tommy Zipp at 6252345 or 6258708 Malcom 2 Trustees call bond election ByMARGARETEDMONSON Staff Writer Voters within Comal Independent School District will whether the CISD board of trustees can issue bonds for million in a bond elec tion scheduled for CISDtfustees approved the resolu tion ordering a bond election during Mondays regular Superin tendent Bill Brown suggested the bond election in light of growth pro jections of percent during the next five If approved by the the bonds will help pay for the following Drainage improvements at Bulverde Elementary Three additional classrooms in Mountain Valley Elementary HOOL SPEED LIMIT AM PM Public and private schools in Comal County are now under way and drivers reminded that school zones are areas of slower speed In the the youngsters anxious to get to and are not paying much attention to passing And in the See Page 2 theyre just glad school is over for the Photo by Deryl Clark Specht to serve 30 years A Spring Branch woman will serve 30 years in the Texas Department of Corrections for shooting and killing her District Court Judge Charles Ramsay said Mary Virginia Specht pleaded guil ty in Comal County District Court on July 10 to faially shooting her hus Larry on March In exchange for her District Attor ney Bill Reimer offered a 30year prison term at the TDC womens unit Spechts Bill Under the shell be able to receive good time as soon as she gets to Its what we agreed Specht said outside the courtroom with her Schroeder said depending on good time the average is 10 years good time per one year He said she could be eligible for parole in three This sentence is only 10 years less than what she would have been forced to serve if a jury had found her Reimer said at the time of the Im very pleased with the According to an investigation by Comal County sheriffs office detec Specht shot her husband in the See Page 2 City discusses aquifer Confidential information regarding the GuadalupeBlanco River Authority lawsuit was distri buted to New Braunfels City Council in executive sessionMon day so members be brought up to date on the litigations status and the citys answer to the the mayor The executive session was sche duled so they councilmembers could have a better understanding of the GBRA lawsuit and the answer that we filed as a party to the lawsuit and where well be going from Mayor Doug Miller GBRA filed suit June 15 in state district court in Hays County seek ing state control of the Edwards Aquifer to halt severe and irrepar able harm to the Comal and San Marcos and the San Antonio Bay and The now in federal seeks to require users of the aquif er to obtain a Texas Water Com mission Persons who own See Page 2 GBRA lawsuit moves into federal courtroom A lawsuit filed by the GuadalupeBlanco River Author ity in Hays County District Court seeking adjudication of water that comes from the Edwards Aquifer has been moved to a federal district The which maintains the aquifer is an under ground stream and therefore subject to regulation by the Texas Water was filed June 15 in Hays The action came after the 71st Legislature failed to work out a compromise concerning a water manage ment plan for the Hays County District Court officials said Tuesday the suit was moved to the federal court because several federal agencies were listed as parties to the Ran dolph Air Force Kelly Air Force Brooks Air Force Fort Sam Houston and Lackland Air Force as well as other federal installations in the Edwards Aquifer would be affected by any decision con cerning the When one of the parties is an agency of the gov the suit is moved to the federal said a rep resentative from District Judge James Nowlins where the litigation has been Assistant District Attorney Roxanne McKee told reporters Judge Nowlin could remand the case back to the state GBRA also filed a notice with the Department of Interior stating uncontrolled pumping from the Edwards Aquifer is depleting the Comal and San Marcos springs and endangering the habitat of several endangered GBRA threatened to file suit in federal court to have the Endangered Species Act The 1973 act was designed to protect species which face extinction and endangerment by human and natural The San Mar cos and blind the San Marcos the See Page 2 Following the rules Three men jailed for store robbery Three San Antonio residents remain in the Comal County jail today after being charged with robbing the Lone Star Ice and Food store early Monday Sean 18 Todd 20 and Sandra Lynn all have been charged with said New Braunfels Police Department Spokesman Martin The suspects entered the at the corner of Interstate 35 and FM around picked up a case of beer and threw it at the Mayer The clerk received minor Since the clerk was hurt the charges of robbery could be increased to aggra vated he Items stolen from the store include See Page 2 Economy expanding faster than expected Margaret 295 keeps her lawn looking lush during times of voluntary and even mandatory water conservation by following some basic When she does water her following the limits suggested by the city and Edwards Underground Water she waters it deeply and she works a mulch of leaf and grass clip pings into the grass to help hold in the thus requiring fewer With no rain in the its not easy to keep your lawn from but it is possible using some sensible watering prac Photo by Deryl Clark WASHINGTON AP The economy expanded at an annual rate of percent in the signific antly faster than previously the government said today in a report that further dispelled recession The Commerce Department said the increase in the gross national pro the broadest measure of eco nomic was a full percentage point higher than its original estimate made a month The initial report had put GNP growth in the AprilJune quarter at an anemic That was the poorest performance in three years and had increased fears that the eco nomy could be facing an imminent more recent government statistics have shown that economic activity in the second quarter was not 2
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