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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 26, 1989, New Braunfels, Texas Red Ribbon Week activities Coftial County Commissioners will read pfoclamatidti today recognizing Red ftibbort Week to cdmbat drug Ribbons will be exchanged by students during high schbol football games Fri Lawmakers optimistic over reform proposal AUSTIN AP Several state leaders are vo cautious optimism about breaking the legislativ jam over workers compensation reform now tk Bill Hobby has unveiled his own plan to over haul the See Page 3 NB volleyball match witched to Tuesday 7V it t 103 between New Braunfels and ally scheduled for tonight has ay to keep in accordance of UBL has also been See Page 9 New Braunfels 249 707 Landa New Texas 78130 USPS 377 Zeituno 377880 5126259144 Thursday October 1989 25 Cents One 12 Pages The sun will come peeking through the clouds this afternoon but there is still a chance for iso lated Todays high will be between 82 and 84 degrees and the overnight low will be 64 and 66 It be cloudy with a chance for isolated showers for the next few The highs will be in the and the lows will be in the Inside DEAR TV Its the day for Enchanting Folktales at the New Braunfels Childrens Famed storyteller Daryl Fleming will delight youngsters with his tales of Saudi Arabia The Thurs day afternoon storytelling sessions are at so youngsters can get there after Its a part of the current Where in the World which on stateand nationalgeography along with special emphasis on Saudi Kenya and Children are invited to visit the exhibit before the Folktales start or to stay Admission to the museum is for children nonmembers free for members and for who also are welcome to view the on Saturday the Museum will host a tilemaking workshop titled Bits and Museum artist Mike McMahan will conduct workshop session 1 at for 5to 7year olds and session 2 at for 8to Fee is per child for by reservation Call 6200939 now to make Canyon High School students will be able to order their 198990 yearbooks Cost will be contact a yearbook staff member to sign up theyll all be wearing special Tshirts identifying Pope John Paul has urged the worlds catholics to observe 29 as World Day of a day in which we pause to pray for and reflect upon our In commemorating this the youth at Saints Peter and Paul will have a special Mass at Special a slide pre sentation of high school and the release of a hundred col ored balloons will highlight the While youre thinking about what costume you will wear for Halloween next its a good time to start considering how you will costume yourself for the annual Turn of the Century Texas Ball at Gruene Hall 1 to benefit the MidTexas Costumes are to be tumofhe cenjury or oldtime western dance hajl Holy Family Catholic Churchs Sw Psgt 2 street proj City construction crews will begin work on rebuilding Mesquite Street responding to requests from resi dents of the The Mesquite Street project bubbled to the surface with citizens said New Braunfels City Mana ger Paul The road has been in poor shape for several years and continually I cant emphasize how terrible shape the road is This is also the largest job we do and we want to get it out of the way before the bad weather months set During that lime we will only have daytoclay projects to The area under construction will be from the Mesquite Street intersection of Interstate 35 to Old Marion Grohman said the paving project would cost from to and would take a maximum of one month to Funding for the project comes from remains of the 1985 bond Grohman said the city had saved money on other construction projects and the remaining money is being used on Mesquite The construction is being done inhouse by the city pav ing Grohman said the city is saving a great deal of money by using the city construction crews instead of bringing in an independent construction See Page 2 CISD taxpayers face bond issue decision Ranger Iris Haecker public to the Second Annual Haunted House 27 and sponsored by New Braunfels Parks and Recreation along with cosponsors Krogers Food Handy New Braunfels Candy Winns and The Balloon The thriller takes place at the Landa Park pool bathhouse from to Admission is per child and per For more call 629PARK or Youngsters who color and bring in the flyers featuring Dracula will receive extra Photo by Deryl Clark Comal ISD residents will face a threeto fivecent tax increase if the Saturday bond issue This is minimal compared to our tax increases could be if we have to build classrooms out of the general operating said Su perintendent Bill I just want to be sure our folks know what the alternatives are if the issue fails on the superin tendent Based on the certified tax taxes needed for the million bond issue will be from three to five cents per 100 The first payment on bonds would be due in The average appraised value of a home in the CISD is At three cents per taxes on that home would increase per month or per At five cents per taxes on the same home would increase per month or per year if the bond issue Truth in taxation laws contained in the Education Code provide that a school district can only tax what is needed to satisfy the Taxpayers who are age 65 or older will not have any increase on their homestead The property tax code states that A school district may not increase the total amount of ad valorem tax it imposes on the resi dence homestead of an individual 65 years or If taxpayers own other their taxes may increase on that prop if improvements are made to their their taxes may in if the homestead of a person age 65 or older is his only property and if no improvements are made to the See Page 2 m WASHINGTON AP The economy grew at a moderate annual rate of percent from July through September despite the poor est trade performance in six years and a bil lion income loss from Hurricane the gov ernment reported The Commerce Department said the increase in the gross national the broadest mea sure of economic matched a percent rise in the AprilJune Thirdquarter growth was aided primarily by a boom in con sumer spending that resulted from heavy car Inflation showed a marked improvement in Workers find bodies in rubble Texas AP Crews worked around the clock at a Phillips Petroleum plastics clearing tons of rubble and searching for 17 workers who apparently died in an explosion at the Five bodies have been found so far at the which was ripped apart Monday afternoon by a series of Work crews used heavy equipment today to continue the clea nup while investigators tried to determine the cause of the See 2 the third with a price index tied to the GNP climbing at an annual rate of just per down significantly from a percent annual advance in the first half of the Through the first nine months of the economy has grown at an annual rate of per exactly on target with the Bush administra tions forecast for the whole But many analysts are predicting that growth will slump dramatically in the final three months of this year in the absence of the auto sales boom that spurred consumer spending from July through Many economists predict the country will flirt with a possible recession over the next 12 months because of expected weakness in such areas as trade and business Signs of deterioration were evident in the third quarter as the trade as mea sured by the surged by It was the worst trade figure since the second quar ter of Trade had been one of the economys bright est spots as a boom in export sales had spurred a rebound in eco nomists have warned for some time that hefty increases in the value of the dollar threatened to derail the trade improvement by making Ameri Man reports to sheriff Comal County man who turned jelf iflto authorities Friday has been charged with Class A misdemea nor theft over and under A story in Sundays New Brewfels HergldZeitung stated Shawn by He equally had been in motor in the Canyon Lake The Depjartmem Friday afterproperty was located in potted a bond and was and has been returned to Com iVleaied that same The warrant al authorities was issued last week by Justice of the Reip Fred The Herald apologizes for the Rusxin charged in connection wiui the 17 theft of aa outboard Star attraction RoJlie second from last week spent a day building up the star on the island at Landa Park JVJ WjHinman The island previously featured a starshaped hole in which Four Seasons Club had been caring for Then the group decided to make the islands attraction more visi b9From left are Tracy president of the club Millie chairman for civic beautification and Parks Director David Photo by Deryl Clark ite rate can goods more expensive on overseas In the third imports shot up at an annual rate of percent while exports did not grow at the poorest showing for exports since early The economy was also held back in the third quarter by a S4 billion loss in personal incomes attributed to the devastation from Hurricane which hit the Southeast in The estimate of income loss was attributed to uninsured losses and loss of rental income by property See Page 2 Gorbachev unveils plan to remove weapons Finland AP Presi dent Mikhail Gorbachev of the Soviet Union today unveiled a major plan to rid the Baltic area of nuclear including removing four nucleararmed In a goodwill gesture to northern the Kremlin chief said the Soviet Union has removed all tactical nuclear missiles that could strike the region and will take certain types of sealaunched nuclear weapons out of the Baltic He made these announcements in remarks prepared for delivery to Finnish business men and other invited Gorbachev said the steps were being taken unilaterally and that they were a followup to a speech he gave two years ago in the Soviet port of Many of his proposals in that speech including a call for a nuclearfree zone in northern Europe were dismissed by
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