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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 26, 1989, New Braunfels, Texas Alarming of drug use with students WASHINGTON AP Some sixthgraders say they use cocaine as often as every according to a survey released today that shows ah alarming trend of drug use among junior high school SeePage3 Residents putting lives plastic bottled water other necessities beginning to arrive from the outside world as a services return to communities shattered by Hurri cane See Page 4 Top players honored teams win again f i sch001 football teams are 90 L AII to get there and the Ac hose See Page 7 New Braunfels 227 707 Landa New Texas 78130 USPS Zeftimg S 377880 Tuesday September 1989 25 Cents One 10 Pages City OKs tennis courts over objections By STEPHANIE DAVIS Staff Wrlttr The volley of conflict regarding placement of the proposed HEB Tennis Complex con tinued Monday with New Braunfels City Council not scoring points with persons striv ing to protect green Ive got friends on both sides of Whatever decision I make is going to make half of them said Councilmember Bill Arnold before the Councils vote which approved the tennis courts Both sides were presented when members of the Noon Lions Tennis Association and Parks and Recreation Advisory Board packed the New Braunfels Utilities meeting where City Council conducts its meet to voice opinions on placing tennis courts in Prince Solms The Noon Lions Club approved a resolu tion last week asking City Council not to take the Advisory Boards recommendation of using Prince Solms Since when the club donated to help purchase the Pearce Property now Prince Solms almost from the organization has been spent to beautify the park and keep it as green said Lions Club member Bill I ask that council consider the facts and help keep Prince Solms Park a place of beau a place of he other members of the Noon Lions Club were for the Prince Solms Right what is that property being Findings show cause of death used for A giant parking lot for one of the entrances to the Tube said Bill a Lions Club Building the tennis courts on this property is an opportuni ty to give back to the citizens of this Funding to build the proposed courts is made possible by a grant from HEB The Tennis Association will add cash and City of New Braunfels will contribute cash and land for the pro The only requirement for HEBs dona tion of the money is that the courts be named the HEB Tennis HEB withdrew its grant portion in 1984 when the city applied for the grant but the par ties couldnt agree on a site for the The city reapplied for the grant in As a civic and a service club of this com we believe in our park We have contributed time and just about anything the park department has asked us See Page 2 Preliminary autopsy findings indi cate a 37yearold Houston man who was found at a local motel Saturday died from alcohol say New Braunfels Joe a former resident of New was found in a room at the Shaefer Motel around noon when maids went in to clean the said Felix He was found lying across the bed in the Authorities will wait for toxicology ntvs beautiful outside so enjoy the but Todays high will reach 84 degrees and the low will drop to 55 Highs for the next few days will be around 81 to 83 degrees and the lows will be 51 to 59 There is a slight chance for rain on Inside DEAR 5 TV The intersection of Santa Clara and Mill will close this afternoon and will remain that way through most of Wednesday so crews can pave the The Cancer Support sponsored by McKenna Memorial Hospitals Southwest Oncology and Hospice New meets tonight from to 8 in the Garza Street classroom across from the main entrance to the The group provides a place for those who and who have their family and friends to talk about the dis ease and ways to The publ ic is For more informa call extension or Thanks to donations from many area residents and including the four who have paid for entire trees worth of the Light Up the Plaza campaign has met the immediate expenses of updating the electrical equip ment and adding feet of new lights to the decorations on Main reserve funds still are required for bulb replacement anddonations must be in by this Saturday for lights to be installed by when they will be turned Donations may be sent to Light Up the Pla Downtown Box New Tex as The Book Review Club will meet Wednesday morning at the Stt Page 2 test results to verify that Ayers died of alcohol said police spokesman Martin There was no evidence of any foul Roque Were doing an investigation to find out what The motel manager reported Ayers checked into the located on Interstate after 8 Roque Travis County medical miner performed the autopsy Council answers lawsuit After an executive New Braunfels City Council voted to fol low its attorneys advice and file an answer to the GuadalupeBlanco Riv er Authority lawsuit in federal The thrust of this answer is the public trust said Mayor Doug calls upon the State of Texas to protect the Edwards Aquifer because of its position of responsibility in keeping public City of New Braunfels filed an answer to the lawsuit in August in Hays County District Court before the lawsuit was bumped up to federal court in That response stated the city recognizes the need for and supports the efforts to regulate and control the use from the Edwards The answer approved Monday includes the original answer but adds the public trust Miller See Page 2 Search yields illegal drugs A New Braunfels man remains in the Comal County jail today pending magistration after he was arrested Monday and charged with possession of a controlled New Braun fels police Javier of the 1400 block of Stonewall was arrested by police at his residence around said police spokesman Martin Less than 2 grams of what is believed to be methamphetamines was he Based upon information from a reliable police received a search warrant from Precinct 1 Justice of the Peace Harold Mayer Police arrest masked thief Fair weather Grab your boots and get ready for the largest county fair in the state The 1989 Comal County Fair starts tomorrow with the arrival of many exhibits at the fairground during the followed by Family Night at the Carnival beginning at 6 and Night in Old New Braun fels at Comal Corral from 7 to The 1989 Fair Queen and her Court will be introduced and other entertainment is Wed nesday nights dance will be to the music of the San Antonio Photo by Deryl Clark A man driving down Seguin Avenue wearing a gorilla mask was stopped by New Braunfels police Monday and later charged with unau thorized use of a motor Clayton Charles of remains in the Comal County jail in lieu of We had a report he had stolen a vehicle out of said police spokesman Martin An over theair call from Universal City said that somebody was attempting a burg lary and he was wearing a gorilla A New Braunfels police officer later noticed a man driving down Seguin Avenue wearing a gorilla he He followed the vehi cle and eventually stopped At the time Franke was he was driving a different stolen vehi cle than the one Victoria authorities were looking Mayer CISD supports aquifer lawsuit The Comal Independent School District board of trustees Monday became one of several local enti ties announcing its support for the Guadalupe Blanco River Authoritys lawsuit seeking adjudica tion of pumping rights from the Edwards CISD trustees approved a resolution declaring their support for GBRAs lawsuit filed in Hays County District The suit seeks a declaratory judgment naming the Edwards Aquifer an under ground therefore making it subject to regula tion by the Texas Water GBRA claims it filed the lawsuit hi an effort to save the Comal and San Marcos springs and the endangered species which rely on the springs for the San Marcos and blind salaman the San Marcos the fountain darter and Texas wild rice are threatened by the springs diminishing flows which are being attributed to unregulated The lawsuit was moved up to District Judge James Nowlins court in August because several large federal installations have been listed as par ties to the When one of the parties to a law suit is an agency of the the law suit must be heard in a federal CISDs resolution Whereas the loss of the Comal Springs and Comal River could have a significant effect on the taxbase of Comal Indepen dent School therefore be it hereby resolved by the Comal Independent School Dis trict That the Comal Independent School District hereby supports curent legal efforts to regulate and control the use of water from the Edwards Aquifer so as to ensure an adequate discharge of water from the Edwards Aquifer at Comal Springs to retain the benefits histroicaly associated with the President Carter Casteel stated no taxpayers money would be devoted to GBRA and the Trustees tighten up career ladder rules Teachers in Comal Independent School District face stricter career ladder criteria thanks to the board of trustees and a new state The CISD board of trustees Mon day approved the strictest career lad der criteria recommended by Person nel Director Arlen Tieken based on feedback from the Texas Associa tion of School Tieken said stricter criteria can be lowered if additional funding becomes available from the state through the average daily attendance or from the local Criteria can not be made stricter after he HB approved by he 71st included several changes to the career ladder One of the major changes was that any stricter criteria would have to be done by 30 of each school Another change was the move to current year appraisal scores rather than previous year scores to determine entry and maintenance of career ladder According to criteria approved by the a teacher must have a per fect performance appraisal rating of 184 in the immediately preceding year to remain at Level To remain at Level a teacher must have main tained a performance appraisal in the exceeds expectations category in the preceding Entry into Level in is contingent upon a perfect performance rating of 184 in the immediately preceding year and performance appraisals in the clearly outstanding category in the other two preceding To enter into Level a teacher must have a performance appraisal rating raance appraisal in the exceeds SM 2 Central banks intervene to drive down dollar value WASHINGTON AP Japanese and West Ger man central banks today intervened in currency mark ets for the second consecutive driving down the value of the dollar in an effort to reduce the trade The intervention followed broader action on Mon day when the United Great Canada and France joined the Bank of Japan and West German Bundesbank in concerted dollar The actions are in line with a weekend statement by the Group of Seven industrial countries the United West Great Italy and Canada expressing displeasure with the dollars strength and fear that its rise in recent months could blunt improvement in the trade A strong dollar hurts the trade gap by making goods more expensive on foreign while low ering the price of imports to American In where trading ends before Europes busi ness day the dollar today fell yen to a clos ing Japanese It was quoted at the same ttevel later in The currency was worth West German marks in early On Fri before the G7 the dollar bought 146 yen and the worlds financial officials prepared for meetings today of the 152nation International Monetary Fund and its sister lending the World Delegates to the meeting are discussing a range of topics from the deterioration of the environment in developing the Third Worlds crushing trillion debt and the movement of Poland and Hungry from communism to freemarket Michel managing director of the is pushing for a doubling of the funds resources from the current but is running into resistance from the Great Saudi Arabia and the United which as veto power over the Economists said the dollars decline was sparked less by the intervention and more by the fear that the central banks would follow up with changes in interest A Pago 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