Wednesday, September 13, 1989

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 13, 1989, New Braunfels, Texas Bents en pushes for return of the IRA WASHINGTON AP After months of criticiz ing President Bushs proposed capital gains tax cut as a giveaway 19 the Democratic leaders are offer ing an alternative for average folks a return to taXdeductible Individual Retirement See Page 5A Cougarettes triumph in volleyball Canyon had an easy going at Alamo Heights while New Braunfels won a decision over Smithson Valley in District 284A volleyball play The Uni corns are tied with Tivy with 20 marks for first while Canyon is See Page 11A Recipes keep your heart healthy for life Trim the fats and cm the cholesterol for Thats the message from the American Heart Associ ation in presenting Food Festival a statewide 0 0 9 r this week in p p A o New Braunfels 707 Landa New Texas 78130 USPS Zeituno 3 377880 5126259144 Wednesday September 1989 25 Cents Two 22 Pages Good day another humid and rainy day with the high reaching into But late a cold front push into area bringing more and cooler The low tonight will be in the Thursdays high temperature will only into lower Inside CLASSIFIED S7B 2B CROSSWORD DEAR 15B 1113A TV Stammtisch Mckenna Memorial Hospital is a number of Community Educationevents All programs areopen to the public andrmost programs are All programs in the Garza Street Classroom across fromthe hospitals This weeks programs A Fountainof Youthor Fad Anderson at 9 ajnV AM1420 KGNB Radia Com ments program Herb Skoog discusses the topicwith Fire Chief Phil emergency room physician John Flanagan room nurse Melanie Hpiy FamilyChurch hosst its 25th anniversary dance Satur day at the church are per personarid will the Music for the will provided by Los Chamacos de Jaime Have you ever wished you could make a just come alive young people If head to Johns Episcopal Church Friday at 7 and her special guest Martin an edu cator and Bell is a well known Christian storyteller and his books include The Way of the Nenshue and the and Distant Fire Registration fee is and dessert and If you dont waht cook and wish you knew of some way to help out the New Braunfels High School Cheerlead Pizza has a deal for A portion of theprofits made tonight between 6 and 10 Will be given to the cheer leaders tq help them pay for a trip to National Competition in Every one is invited to take friends and family to Panteras in Courtyard shopping center to eat pizza and visit with the cheerleaders and mascot Eunice the The deal applies to takeout Area girls between kindergarten and lth grade are invited to join the New Braunfels Girls Several neighborhood meetings are being held this month to help girls sign up for the On girls and their parents attending Coma and Frazier Elementary schools are invited to attend meetings at those campuses at 7 on Goodwin Elementary students and their parents are invited to a meeting at the New Braunfels Girl Scout 345 at 7 Also on girls at Carl are invited to meet at in the tf yoji would like to learn more aboui either as a member or Parent youre urged to attend one of the organizational If you 9H 2A Couple jailed after attempted robbery A Halletsville couple remains in Comal County jail today on robbery charges after they were apprehended Tuesday by KMart officials who suspected the pair was stealing Nintendo video Jackie and Suzanne were waiting to be magistrated by a judge this morning at New Braunfels police were dispatched to located on Interstate around to apprehend shoplifters in custody who were fighting and causing a dis said police spokesman Martin As the couple left the store with 12 video valued at approximately store officials approached The couple fought to get away from the Because of the physical violence involved during the commission of a it becomes Mayer Aquifer board votes not to raise tax rate Nevy Braunfels Utilities employee and other crew mem bers spent the day today upgrading the existing electrical wiring lead ing to Main Plaza in preparation for the new Christmas lights funded area citizens and organizations through the Light Up the Plaza campaign sponsored by the Downtown For every dollar the campaign a foot of lights can be purchased to help light remaining trees around the Photo by Deryl By MARGARET EDMONSON Staff Writer The Edwards Underground Water District board of directors voted not to raise taxes for the upcoming fiscal year yesterday during a regular board meeting in San The board voted not to raise its cur rent tax rate of per val uation despite the staff recommenda tion to raise the tax rate to General Manager Gordon Clarke said the increase would not have increased the amount of money collected by the district because of falling property values within Hays and Bexar The proposed tax increase would not increase the tax Clarke It would have allowed the dis trict to have the same amount of revenues as last The board decided to maintain the current tax As a result of the district maintain ing its current tax the district will collect approximately less than if it had raised the tax rate to 1029 per SI 00 The current tax rate will allow the district to collect million in revenues during the next fiscal Clarke said the board approved an operating budget of The directors decided to make some cuts in areas of regional u research program concerning irriga See Page 2A for burglary clues Crime Stoppers is looking for tips to burglary of a which occurred last week at Holiday Inn located on Interstate 35 in New Between the hours of and unknown suspects entered Room 127 of the motel and stole a briefcase and several items of Some of the items included a brown Samsonite several Ameri can Airlines checkbooks on American Savings in Fort and several pieces of Persons with information about this burglary or other felony crimes should call Crime Stoppers at Crime Stoppers pays up to for information leading to the arrest and indictment of persons involved in felony Water usage down in city Even though no citations have been issued for viola tions of the water conservation New Braunfels residents are still conserving according to city and New Braunfels Utilities The majority of the people are following the said Jim spokesman for It shows in the decline of water You cant expect everybody to do Some people just dont follow the City Manager Paul Grohman said New Braunfels resi dents have reduced their water usage by 30 The City of New Braunfels went into mandatory con servation in late July in response to the declining levels of the Edwards According to the ordinance passed by City when the aquifer dipped below 621 feet above mean sea level at the Panther Canyon test city residents were to follow controlled outside watering mea sures and eliminate all industrial Also included in these measures were rules prohibiting restaurants serving See Page 2A Highway plan gets clearance for contract The proposed improvement of Texas 46 in Guada lupe County has been cleared for detailed plan prepa according to the Slate Department of High ways and Public The project extends from the County line to Interstate It will widen the present twolane highway to a fourlane facility with a left turn lane at certain The clearance given by the Federal Highway reflects the completion of the pro jects public participation A public hearing was May 18 at Canyon Middle School in New The with an estimated cost of mil is tentatively scheduled to go to contract ihis I fipr The eyes have it k5 demand exodus stopped BERLIN AP East Germanys Communist leaders are demanding that Hungary stop allowing East Ger mans to flee to West Germany by the thousands in an exodus that is drain ing their labor pool of skilled About refugees had arrived by Tuesday night and West German border officials said the mass trek to the West may have There were indications East Berlin had begun restricting travel to The refugees have traveled by train and bus through Austria to their new homeland since midnight Sun when Hungary suspended a 1969 agreement with East Germany and opened its border to the The border officials said the num ber of who are granted auto matic citizenship in West could top In West the new arrivals crowded relocation camps and were greeted with plenty of job See Pege2A Members of Comal Countys Lions and Lionesses clubs this month are conducting eye screening tests at all the schools in the At Goodwin Primary Lioness Agnes Knight runs kindergartner Joshua Thompson through the The Eye Screening project is one of the major community programs sponsored by Lions and Lioness Local eye doctors Richard Hen ry Michael Tschoepe and David Way also are volunteering some time to the Photo by Deryl Clark Group to open shelter When the young residents of the Emergency Childrens Shelter moved into their new the house on Bridge Street stood But that didnt last because Teen Con nection Foster Group Home and Alternative School is planning to open a shelter for teenage boys in that home next Teen Connection Director Nancy Ney said last week the shelter has received a federal grant from the Department of Health and Human Services to staff the emergen cy shelter for The threeyear grant will provide each year if the federal government has the Ney Right were going to open up with six beds and we are looking for a place where we can house 13 Ney The shelter will provide temporary shelter for teenage boys between 10 and 17 who are runaways or come irom a family in crisis or teens who arc I want to make a point that these kids will not be she See Page 2A