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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 8, 1989, New Braunfels, Texas Senate reviewing catastrophic care law WASHINGTON swamped by complaints from retirees are weighing whether to raise Social Security taxes to help pay for Medicare catastrophic insurance for older i See Page 4 Study blasts failure to clean up dumps SANTA 34 of Americas worst toxic waste dumps were cleaned during the first eight years of the Superfund and polluters paid less than onetenth of the the Rand said See Page 5 Saturday Triathlon hosting athletes As many as athletes ranging in age from 15 to 70 are expected tn tou mrdays Texas 9 4 in at 8 am in ePagelO vi iJ67 K PP EL TX 79903 New Braunfels 215 707 Landa New Texas 78130 DSPS Zeituno 3 377880 51262591444r Friday September 1989 25 Cents One 14 Pages NB trustees looking at bond election call Late summer thunderclouds By MARGARET EDMONSON Staff Writer Voters in the Comal Independent School District may not be the only ones heading to the election booths this fall to vote on a bond issue for their school Trustees in New Braunfels ISO are considering a bond NBISD Superintendent Charles Bradberry said the trus tees will consider the bond election at its next regular meet ing on The estimated million bond issue could possibly go before the voters on A majority of it will go toward building a sixthgrade campus which will help relieve some of the overcrowding in the middle Bradberry The campus will cost approximately bond issue also includes renovations at Lamar Prim ary School and possible expansion and storage space at the New Braunfels High School band Bradberry indicated the trustees would discuss the issue and make a decision at thenext regular Lorinie NBISDs assistant superintendent for was not sure how much the bond issue would affect the future tax rate at presstime Commission OKs plan to cut juvenile crime By STEPHANIE DAVIS Staff Writer Safe City Commission members voted Thursday to forge ahead with framework of a parental responsi bility designed to reduce the number of unsupervised juveniles on the streets of New Braunfels dur ing late The proposed ordinance is designed to reduce juvenile crimes by keeping youngsters out of public places during designated times and making parents along with their child ren responsible for ordinance viola which will be Class C Our purpose to to make the parents responsible for the childs said Commission member Peter Were going to try to hold the parents The framework will now be sent to City Attorney Barry who will draw up a proposed ordinance that will be presented to the public for input and possibly to New Braunfels City Council for final Were a proactive We want to take a proactive approach in reducing juvenile said Commission member Cash who served on the special committee that researched the This has been a very hard Commisson member David Kramer voted against pursuing the ordinance stating its impossible to legislate parental responsibility while dealing with a social You just cant create a law and expect it to solve the he To make a law thats directed at See Page 2 Farmers have had littte to cheer about this summer with belowaverage rainfall hampering the growing season for But one farmer in the area bailed 141 IWI I I I I Clll t the winter forage earlier this Rolling rain Photo by Deryl Clark clouds have dominated the skies the past few days and brought welcome relief from the intense sum mer The weekend forecast calls for a con tinued chance of late afternoon rain showers and Police seek students after Bexar County to join lawsuit forcing state to take prisoners SAN ANTONIO AP The Bexar County Commis sioners Court has voted unanimously to sue the state to remove from its jail prisoners awaiting transfer to the Tex as Department of The supported in a unanimous vote Wednesday by the would also seek to recover millions of dollars local taxpayers allegedly have paid to house and feed those What in the world We do it but we do it with the idea of being treated County Judge Tom Vickers said after the We havent and were not going to take it Bexar County plans to join Nueces County and 11 other counties in a lawsuit to force the state to remove its prison ers from the Two New Braunfels High School students are wanted by police today after they allegedly assaulted a high school football coach Thursday at the The two Andreas and Vicente both of 881 Bridge apparently hit Junior Varsity Football Coach Donald Gann as he attempted to break up a fight in the Warrants for their arrest were issued by County CourtAtLaw Judge Ronald Prichard Thursday around 4 Andreas will be charged with Class A Assault of an and Vicente will be charged with Class B Assault by Bond has been preset at for Class A and for the Class B Apparently Coach Gann was called to break up a fight between Andreas and another student and in an attempt to break up the and in escort to the office he was assaulted by Andreas and shortly thereafter by his said police spokesman Martin The scuffle began shortly after 8 he adding both brothers fled the school after breaking away from Gann did not require hospitaliza Mayer Its just an unpleasant incident that we want to make sure does not re said High School Principal John Turman said no attempt was made to chase the Local council fighting problem of illiteracy in tricounty area Approximately 15 to 20 percent of Comal County resi dents above the age of 17 cannnot read and write and approximately 40 percent of that same group do not have a high school diploma or General Education according to Maggie director of the Guadalupe and Kendall Counties Literacy These figures come into greater focus today which has been named International Literacy Day by the United Its very embarrassing to admit you cant Cun ningham A lot of it is psychological in that a lot of them dont want to admit they cant To combat the illiteracy rate in Comal and surrounding the council provides trained tutors and classes for people who need to learn to read and Some people feel they have lived their lives without knowing how to read and feel they do not really need to Sooner or later it does catch up with Cunning ham They have to lean on somebody to help them The Literacy Council serves any adult over the age of 17 and out of school who cannot read and Individual tutors are provided for these students on a onetoone Persons in Comal County interested in learning to read can contact Coordinator Linda Tyler at 6299701 during the They can also call Cunningham at Interested residents can also register for the following classes to be held in New Braunfels See Page 2 British hostage reported dead Folks at the New Braunfels Childrens Museum are gearing up for the fall Where in the which will open 19 after an open house Where in the World will feature exhibits that focus on As part of the museum officials are printing a poster that will feature this plpture and wUI be sent to other locations asking where in the world those youngsters Volunteers are needed to act as docents and IP help out in other ways during this whteh will run through For more contact the museum at Photo by Deryl Clark Lebanon AP The wife of missing Briton Jack a World War II fighter said today she had been told he died and that she believed the report to be disappeared May 12 as he drove to a bank in Syrianpoliced Moslem west None of Lebanons kidnap groups has specifically identified him as a But a previously unknown the Cells of Armed claimed that it kidnapped an unidenti fied Briton in Beirut the day Mann ft demanded the release of Arabs jailed in Britain for the 1987 killing of Palestinian cartoonist Ali Naji al Bui Scotland Yard said no arrests had been made in that There has been no word since then about Manns His said she received a telephone call Monday from an unidentified man who told her I have bad news about your She said she later met the man at a shop in west Beiruts Hamra commer cial thoroughfare and he told me that Jack is I but there was no news about Jack on Wednesday or Mann told reporters at her West Beirut I doni Theres no proof that hes dead at the she But she noted that the report of her husbands alleged death seems Mann refused to answer any more A British Embassy who asked that her name was not said the embassy has no infor mation at all about the reported death of The Manns lived in Beirut for 43 Mann worked as a pilot with Lebanons national Middle East for more than 20 years before retiring to manage a bar in He is one of 16 Westerners missing in Most are held hostage by proIranian Shiite Moslem Good day Keep a watch for more late afternoon showers and thunder today and through the Todays high will reach 96 degrees with an overnight low of 76 The weekends temperatures will range from around 95 for the highs and 76 for the A cold front is expected to move into Texas Sun day with the possibility it will reach the area by late Sunday Inside DEAR RELIGIOUS TV Stammtisch All you Refrigeration Service Engineers Society members have through Sunday to sign up for the three courses offered by the Tri County Chapter of the All the courses will start in October and the deadline for registration is The courses include Refrigeration II by Roger Electrical II taught by Wayne and Heating I by Lynn Courses are available only to members of the society and cost of each is which must be paid in Call Insco Distributing at 6257743 for more The Learning to Live with Arthritis Course is scheduled to begin 13 from 3 to 5 at Central Texas Medical Center classroom in San Classes will continue to meet on Wednes day afternoons for three This class is designed for people who suffer from arthritis to help them learn to manage the The classes emphasizes three con cepts each person with arthritis is different and there is no one treatment that is right for every one there are a number of things people can do to feel better and with each individual is the best judge of which self management techniques are best for him or Classes will cover arthritis dis joint relaxation medi cines and working with There are more than 100 types of See 2
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