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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 4, 1989, New Braunfels, Texas School finances wont says lawmaker AUSTIN AP A lawmaker says a lottery would solve school finance while a Republican candidate for governor says he would support a tax increase if it would make Texas 1 in public edu SeePage9A Volleyball teams win to begin second half New Braunfels and Smithson Valleyopened the second half of District 284A volleyball Tuesday night the same way they began with relatively Canyon polished off a tough Poth team ir41 n nondistrict See Page 10 A 2 M 0 0 9 Spotlight on 4H club during special week A lot of special programs and activities are being planned for the week of 1 National 4H Mers join others in festivities 1 On E YANDELL DP TY See Page 1B 233 707 Landa New Texas 78130 USPS Zeituno S 377880 5126259144 Wednesday October 1989 25 Cents Two 24 Pages NBU backs suit New Braunfels Utilities supports efforts by the GuadalupeBlanco Riv er Authority for regulation of the Edwards Aquifer to maintain spring the NBU board of trustees decided late last According to Attorney Bert Hoop the local utility companys plead ing will be similar to the one filed by the City of New passed by City Council in The filed in Hays County District Court June 15 and bumped up to the federal court system in seeks a declaratory judgement naming the aquifer an underground As an underground GBRA main the aquifer is subject to regula tion by the Texas Water GBRA also states unregulated pumping from the aquifer depletes the flows of the Comal and San Marcos springs which provide habitat for endangered species such as the San Marcos the fountain San Marcos the blind School officials see losses in suit Local school districts may see a revamping of their state funding thanks to the Texas Supreme which unani mously decided Monday the states public school finance system is According to the Texas Supreme Court in the Edgew ood Kirby the finance system violates the provision in the Texas constitution which provides for an efficient system of financing public The decision sends legislators into special session this spring in an effort to meet the May 1 deadline established by the court yesterday to revamp the finance Bill Clements said he will call for the special 30day ses sion to fix the problem after a task force has made its The task force has yet to be The changes made by the Legislature could affect the local school districts It the decision should give us additional said Lonnic assistant superintendent for finance at New Braunfels Independent School I hope it will mean well have more money to work Officials at Comal Independent School District were less See Page 2A Former resident Good indicted for theft salamander and Texas wild filed in Hays County District Court in states New Braunfels recognizes the need for maintaining spring flow through regulation of pumping by the Texas Water The City of New Braunfels filed another response in federal court in adding the public trust See Page 2A Counting the haul New Braunfels Police Detective Felix and Detective Mont gomery Karna check through recovered merchandise with Mill Store Plaza supervisor Suzanne A search warrant obtained Tues day for a vehicle led New Braunfels police to worth of stolen The vehicle was confiscated after four people were arrested at the Mill Store Plaza last weekend for Arrested were Maria Louisa Laredo Ivan Velasquez Nuevo Laredo Maria Louisa San Antonio and Alma Letitica San All remain in the Comal County jail on felony theft Photo by Deryl Clark By STEPHANIE DAVIS Staff Writer A Houston orthodontist is continu ing an internal audit of his books after an formerly of New Braun was indicted recently on zlement Cynthia Lou Aderhold of IKaty was indicted by a Harris County grand jury in September on felony theft charges and faces up to 20 years in the Texas Department of Cor rections a said Harris County Assistant District Attorney Brian who is charged with embezzling more than from Houston orthodontist Everett is scheduled for a nonissue setting in Harris The Houston Police Department began the Bcnkcn The thefts allegedly occurred between and Nov 17 he Renger said in a recent tele phone interview that Quinney was employed in She paid my bills and what she was doing was forging checks to her self with my Renger And she would if a patient came in and wrote me a she would say just leave it blank and she would stamp it and she had her on little bogus We have verifiable evidence in excess of over Renger said the discovery was made in December 1988 during an And were still discovering Government files lawsuits for pollution WASHINGTON AP The Justice Depart ment announced today it had filed suit against the cities of San El Paso alleging they failed to control toxic industrial discharges into their public sew age treatment Justice and the Environmental Protection Agency said San Antonio and had settled their cases with a consent agreement and would pay fines of and for past In the EPA said it has fined or was proposing penalties against six other Texas cities Mineral Wells and Waxahachie for alleged violations of the Clean Water The actions taken today are in keeping with this administrations determination not to sit idly by while our waters continue to be said Attorney General Richard We simply cannot allow harmful pollutants to reach our rivers and streams public and cannot be permitted to ignore the The lawsuit against the city of El Paso cites violations of the Clean Water Act due to the citys alleged failure to implement its approved pretreatment program at any of the three waste water treatment plants owned and operated by the EPA The plants serve approximately peo ple and at least 30 significant industrial discharging approximately 50 million gallons of wastewater daily into the Rio Grande river In the case against the city of San the city was sued for violations of the Clean Water Acts pretreatment requirements at the See Page 2A Refugees waiting for trains to West Czechoslovakia AP About East German refugees who fled their homeland waited in Prague for trains to take them to the West Thousands of others reportedly lined the rail route to try to join the On for the second time in a East Germanys Communist leaders agreed to safe passage to the West for thousands of its citizens who had at West Germanys Embassy in this Later in the he leaders banned unrestricted travel into Czechoslova kia in a desperate bid to stop the embarrassing Trains to pick up the refugees in were and one report suggested it was because other would bj emigres were jamming train sta lions along the hoping to take part in the mass The Prague refugees waited through the night in near freezing huddled in and around the many in a 16hour the first of If fiast German trains finally arrived The exodus West was to diplomatic sour ces in BQQO JQ German adults eight children arrived at the Embassy in East Berlin on Tues day and were seeking Diplomatic sources also said that four East Germans were seeking asy lum in the West German mission in East There were reports that thousands of wouldbe emigres in East Germany were lining the route that trains carry ing the refugees from Czechoslovakia were to travel en route to West Hungarian radio said the railroad station in East was jammed with hundreds of people hoping to jump aboard the special trains but that East German police cleared the In the Hessische Rund funk radio said young East their bags had jammed other train stations along the The radio quoted Bavarian border police as saying the massive numbers in the stations were believed to be responsible for the delay in getting the East Qerman trains into Prague to pick up refugees East Germany agreed to have trains leaving Czechoslovkia pass through East Germany before heading a facesaving measure for hardline ally Trade ya The Business Trade sponsored by the New Braunfels Chamber of today features 64 booths manned by local business owners who are displaying exhibits of their products and Get ting ready for the show during Tuesday nights Sneak Preview from Alan New Braunfels Feed and Supply Fran audio visuals Robert Flexonics and Dick SM Long Tickets to the until 6 are available at the Exhibitors will be awarded registration prizes throughout the Food concessions will be open all day and there will be REFUSE 12A free beer and enteitainment after Photo by Deryl Clark Rain enters the forecast again after a long absence with a 30 percent chance of rain for today and 20 percent chance A high of 89 degrees is expected today with a low of 70 The 20 percent chance of rain extends into and the high again is expected at Through the look for a chance of rain with highs in the 80s and lows in the 50s and Inside DEAR TV 8B Stammtiscb Traveling Friends will meet at AC Camp Thursday at 6 Bring a covered dish for the pot luck A travel agent will promote current tours and a Urn will be A social will be the evenings An Antique and Collectibles Auction is planned at the Wiiic Schmid Haus one mile north of FM 1457 between Shelby and Industry near Faycttcville Saturday beginning at 1 Activities begin at 10 with an open house until noon and again after the Visitors may view the 1860 German fach wcrk which is a twostory structure with a wine There are many furnishings in the At a GermanAmerican Day program will be There will be singing in ihc German lan guage and several Austin County residents will speak on their Gei man Food and drinks will be avail able a country store with homam de and canned goods will be open all All proceeds will support the Preservation Project of Das Haus and the continued develop ment of a German For more call An open house is planned for Sunday from 1 to 3 at Cross Lutheran PreSchool and Child Care 169 Families of the students and the general public are invited to take a look at the classrooms and visit with the preschool teachers artd child care Conservation especially the Museum of Texas Handmade is featured in an article in the October 1989 issue of Southern Living The story relates some of the back ground of the home and how Bill and Nan Dillen restored the Breustedt in 1858 and gave the See Page 2A
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