Thursday, September 28, 1989

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 28, 1989, New Braunfels, Texas Education summit focuses on funding AP President flush and the nations governors are searching for an agenda to improve Americas troubled schools as they wind up a summit an official says was marred by uninformed discussions and partisan See Page 3 FHA mortgage fund needs billion WASHINGTON fund that has helped millions of Americans buy homes with FHA mort gages is in the red for the first time in history and will need up to billion from Congress over the next few government auditors See Page 10 410 Can football teams row teams are allin victories on 84Aplay lithson Valley hosts is Del SeePageS 229 707 Landa New Texas 78130 USPS Zeituno S 377880 51262591444r Thursday September 1989 25 Cents One 12 Pages Man hospitalized after fair accident By STEPHANIE DAVIS Staff Writer A festive Night in Old New Braunfels ended on a som ber note Wednesday when a local man leaving the Comal County Fairgrounds was struck by a Fred Andrew 892 Merriweather was transported with internal injuries early this morning from McKenna Memorial Hospital to Methodist Hospital in San He remains in critical condition in the surgical intensive care The accident occurred around 11 when Collins was walking across Common Street after a night at the fair and was struck by a 1979 convertible Volkswagen driven by Mindy Lou of Route Box He was ill and was going home at the time of the acci said Martin New Braunfels Police Depart ment A witness behind him tried to warn the pedestrian but he continued to Collins was struck by the center of the eastbound vehi cle his body rolled up onto the hood of the he hit the windshield and was thrown off the A crowd of fairgoers gathered around the accident until the wreck scene was One who did not want to be said he was waiting for his children See Page 2 Carnival kicks Wednesday was Family Night at the carnival and many area parents took advantage of that and headed with their youngsters to the 96th annual Comal County which will run through Sunday The carni an annual fair favorite for will be open each day at 10 and will offer fun games and lots of food into the Todays fair activities include judging of many along with arrival of The exhibit halls open at Tonights dance will be with The Grapes of Wrath in Comal Cor Horseshoe pitching is from 7 to 9 The rodeo starts at 8 with the crowning of the Rodeo Queen and her Photo by Deryl Clark Gunman fires shot at home Offices to close forfair Friday is Fair Parade Day and many area businesses and govern mental entities are giving employ ees a day off to enjoy the The City of New Braunfels will collect garbage along West San Antonio Street an hour earlier Fri day arid will collect all other routes as All city offices will be Most area banking institutions are closing early Public along with pri vate will be closed New Braunfels Utilities will See Page 2 Officials to discuss local enforcement Comal County sheriffs department officials continue to search for the person or persons responsible for shooting out the skylight of a Canyon Lake home with a highpowered rifle Wednesday No was injured when the sky lignt was shot sending fragments into the kitchen area of the located in the Spring Mountain area near Highway According to Chief Deputy Wayne the home is high upon a Its not easy to get above the house to shoot down on a See Page 2 Concerns about law enforcement in the Water Oriented Recreation Dis trict will be aired in a workshop sche duled for 4 at 7 in the Canyon Lake Action Center on FM Local law enforcement officials such as Sheriff Jack Const able Max Game Warden Bob Texas Ranger Ray Martinez and others will be present to discuss their jurisdictions and their suggestions to improve the effective ness of WpRDs law enforcement County Attorney Nathan Rheinlan der and New Braunfels City Manager Paul Grohman will be along with Jerry Bright of the Corps of Engineers and Dick Billet of the Tex as Parks and Wildlife Parks and Recreation Director David Whatley will discuss the Comal River According to WORD Administra tor Betty the objective of the WORDS law enforcement program is to ensure that those citizens lawfully recreating on the Guadalupe River and Canyon Lake area are able to do so in safety and Also on the agenda for the work shop are the evaluation of the ranger program and discussion of the WORD law enforcement and ranger The WORD board of directors hired two river rangers for the purpose of patrolling the district on weekends to supplement the regular sheriffs department The rangers were also instructed to of the ordinance banning glass from the See Page 2 Local board ups bond fees Its another beautiful day to enjoy the 96th annual Comal County The high will reach 87 degrees today and drop to 61 degrees The weekend will be more of the same with highs in the mid 80s and lows in the low Inside CLASSIFIED 1012 COMICS 6 CROSSWORD 3 DEAR 10 HOROSCOPE 6 KALEIDOSCOPE 7 SCRAPBOOK 4 SPORTS 89 TV LISTINGS 6 WEATHER 2 Writing bonds is more expensive than originally anticipated by the recently created Comal County Bail Bond The original licensing fee now stands at for persons who want to be licensed to write bonds in Comal We just made an error when we originally set it said District Judge Robert We were fol lowing some papers that had been used in another At that when the rules and regulations were set it called for and it came to our attention after our initial meet ing that the Legislature had increased it to The four bondsmen now licensed in Comal County are Tressie AAA Bail Bonds Art Fast Action Bonds Nayo Zamora of A C Bail Bonds and Bill Alamo Bail The purpose of the board under the old law the sheriff could set the amount of collateral that a bondsman put up and that put a tremendous amount of power in his said District Attorney Bill Reimer See Page 2 Stickers aimed at doortodoor sales Doortodoor salesmen should beware and heed No Soliciting stickers going up across the city of New Braunfels this The stickers available for a donation through the Safe City Com mission are in response to a No Soliciting ordinance passed by New Braunfels City Council in The Commission spearheaded the effort after receiving complaints con cerning highpressure The commission is guided by 27 mayoral appointed members to fight crime through a neighborhood There are some solicitors that are of good nature and are very said Commission Director Don Per gusoii The concerns revolved around those solicitors who were pressure salesman and those sol icitors that attempt to harrass the Persons who dont want solicitors on their property can post a No Soli citing sign at their If a salesperson violates that the property owner can call the police department and press With out the property owner cant press ocdjnaace describes a solicitor CRIME WATCH NO SOLICITING any or corporation who may be traveling from place to place to or attempt to sell or take orders for the sale of merchandise or personal property for immediate or future For more information on the stick ers available through the Commis call Tradition Night in Old New Braunfels traditionally gets the Comal County Fair going full speed with the introduction of the Fair Queen and her a dance Grand and performances by the Kinder Tanzen and the New Braunfels German at Kinder Tanzen dancers Sheila Bauer and Steven Broekman and at German Folkdancers Gayle and Tom Wills show the crowds some of the traditional German Photos by Deryl Clark Friends for Rivers will meet tonight at 7 at New Braun fels National Persons inter ested in protecting Coma Coun tys natural resources are The 1989 Comal County Fair Parade tomorrow morning will feature San Antonio television celebrity Siobhain Anders riding on the Girl Scouts Anders also will enroll in the Girl Scout program while shes Anders joined KSAT12 News in July 1988 as a weathercaster on the weekend She also does morning cutins Wednesday through Friday and feature reports on KSAT12 News at Anders is a native San Amonian who graduated from Alamo Heights High She received her degree in communications with a concentration in meteoroloy from Trinity University in While Anders attended she was an intern for KENSTV from 19841986 and she produced and anchored two radio newscasts for KRTU Anders enjoys modeling and acting and her cre dits include appearances on Gener al Flying and a cameo in the Love at First when you see the Girl Scout give the new scout Siobhain a New Braunfels wel She also will be one of the parades grand The First United Methodist Church of New Braunfels will for the third the Christmas Amahl and the Night This dramatic depiction of the gifts of the the story of Poverty and its juxta position with the splendor of the coupled with a true gift of shows all the aspects of the Christian interpretation of this most holy To play the part of ihe in the production requires a young boy between the ages of 10 and with an unchanged There will be auditions at the 572 San Saturday from 10 to 11 An See Page 2