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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 27, 1989, New Braunfels, Texas Red Ribbon Week activities Today wraps up the observance of Red Ribbon Week to show support for a drugfree Students at high school football games tonight will exchange red ribbons to show their weekend of sports begins today The weekend in local sports is already under way as New Braunfels takes part in the Region IV tennis All three football teams are on the road tonight and the District 284A crosscountry meet is Saturday in See Page 7A Spooky fun planned if or Halloween Spook parties and trickortreating are the fun of A listing of special activities for g for almost M009 103 SOWEST MICROPUBLISHIHG 2627 E YANDELL See Page 1B EL TX 799Q3 New Braunfels 250 707 Landa New Texas 78130 USPS 377 Zeitunc 377880 5126259144 Friday October 1989 25 Cents Two 14 Pages Voters to head for polls Saturday is election day in Comal Independent School Voters will decide a million bond issue to build an elementary school and add classrooms on two other Because CISD is located in parts of five election precincts are different than those used by other governmental The precincts and polling places are 1 Bulverde Elementary The precinct consists of all territory of CISD within County Elec tion Precincts 9 and 10 and all territ ory in included from Bexar 2 Smithson Valley Middle The precinct includes all territory in County Election Pre cincts 14 and 21 and territory included from Kendall 3 Startzville The precinct includes the territory within County Election Precinct 4 Comal Elementary The precinct consists of all territory within County Election Pre cincts 4 and and territory within County west of duadalupe 5 Bracken Volunteer Fire The precinct consists of all territory in County Election Pre cinct See Page 2A PUC to answer su over rate increase By MIKE CROUCH Staff Writer The Texas Public Utilities Commission will respond Monday to a lawsuit filed in Travis County District Court by New Braunfels appealing the July 1 decision to allow Lower Colorado River Authoritys rate NBU contends LCRA is charging the New Braunfels system an extra for transmission and substations built by The utility is seeking credit for the con struction of the Richard the attourney representing NBU in the said they arc appealing to the court to have PUC to allow for LCRAs rate increase not the com bination of the rate increase and the cost of the substations and Balough said PUC allowed for the combination increase in July not by looking at the evidence produced by but in a political move of trading Commissioner Marta Greytok was for giving the facilities credit to and so was Commissioner Wil liam Commissioner Jo Campbell was against Cassen agreed to vote with Campbell if Campbell See Page 2A Tennis greats ready to play A real cutup Pull out the krtlves and get down to work on those jackolanterns for the Downtown Association pumpkin carving contest Saturday starting at noon on Main Those wanting to show off their artist talents should bring their carved pumpkins ready for Prizes include for first City selects engineers for drainage project The local engineering firm of SchultzCude and Associ ates has been selected by the City of New Braunfels to design anew drainage system for Main The Main Plaza Drainage Project is the final project from the 1985 bond Steve of said the plans are expected to be approved by the middle of December and bids for the work will be called for by the end of Right Schultz they plan to install a 60inch drain pipe going around the plaza in the parking areas with water inlets at the street The pipe will drain out of the plaza and into the Comal This will alleviate the problem The design will stop any ponding that Schutz There is no place for the water to go and the drainage system is basically The current system consists of an eightinch which Schultz said is partialy and one The inlet structure right now could not accommodate any you could turn the hose on and it would not be able to handle Schultz See Page 2A ByJOEBELK Staff Writer An era of tennis replaced by extra vagant purses and teenage million aires is alive and well at John New combes Tennis Ranch outside of New Braunfels this where eight former greats are preparing for this weekends doubles tburnamcnt and firstever tennis Therell never be another dynasty like said John Ncwcombe of himself and his Weve all experienced playing tennis for a We played together and we traveled added Marty Ries the only American in the Australiandominated AussieTexas We played with the same people we practiced with we couldnt afford not these players receive more money for 35or 45andolder tourna ments than they did while on the younger For twice the number one player in the world and probably the most success ful of the the largest paycheck as a professional was a pittance by modem tennis Fred Stolle said he never was paid more than for a tournament And that was for a 35andover Also participating in the shootout are Newcombes doubles partner and nnis Ranch Coach Owen along with Mai Cliff Drys Neal Fraser and Roy All eight have amassed impressive awards over the years Anderson and Emerson have six Open titles between Davidson is the only player to win a Grand Slam in mixed Stolle is an eight time Wimbledon Drysdale is a Wimbledon doubles winner and Riessen is a threetime Open over35 Emerson has won all four Grand Slam tournaments and has more world titles than any other At Newks ranch this they are participating in the second annual dream in which people can stay at the ranch and play tennis with the Today and there will be a doubles and at 2 the shootout in which the eight players will play tiebreakers that count as the entire match will take The shootout will take approximately 90 minutes to and the winner will have survived three These while not actually showing a disdain for todays tennis think the younger generation doesnt really have a sense of When Owen and I came we watched the players who were win ning at the Newcombe We These guys have won See Page 2A Leak temporarily stops plant search Texas AP Crews cleaning up a Phillips Petro leum plastics plant damaged by explosions and fire found two more and rescuers continued a roundtheclock search for 15 more employees still The two workers were found Thursday night outside a reactor con said Phillips spokesman Scott So seven victims have been found at the Jeffrey an 1 1year Phillips employee from is the only victim company officials have Thursdays search was halted tem porarily when officials discovered a hydrocarbon leak at the which was ripped apart by a series of explo sions Work was halted for about five hours so other workers equipped with monitors could determine if the level of vapor was We didnt want take any Phillips spokesman George When you go into an you expect something ifo We feel there is no fci the workers Among the missing at the plastics plant is Richard of La Leos is a native of New Braunfejs and a gra duate of New Braunfels High He has work ed for Phillips Petroleum for nine As of presstime relatives had not received word cerning said we might Carlberg said of Thursdays Were tak ing an extremely conservative safety Also on workers in another pan of the plant scattered when someone spotted a vapor cloud coming out of a pipe that was being Mirner The how was which is not he Breaking down This is kind of material we Students in Genelle Parras Texas History class at New Braunfels Middle School put together a display to illustrate the time Mother Nature takes to decompose Helping put up the display at Texas Commerce Bank from Doralisa Valerie Helistein and Shawn Matt not also The students were helped by members of New Braunfels Garden Council and Four Seasons Gar 2A Photo by DeryJ Clark The sun will make its appear ance this afternoon after a cloudy There is a slight chance for showers throughout the day and the Todays high will be between 82 and 85 degrees with the low between 66 and 68 This weekend will be partly cloudy with the highs in the low to mid Inside DEAR RELIGIOUS TV The German American Society will meet 31 from to at the American Legion At all are invited to the Knights of Columbus Hall on Landa Street to enjoy an hour of music by a band from Ger many and dances by German folk The public also is First Protestant Church is spon soring a blood drive The South Texas Regional Blood Bank will be accepting donors from until at the Seele Parish House located on Coll Appointments may be scheduled by calling the church office at Walkins also will be Concerned Citizens Coalition is hosting a tricounty meeting Satur day from 10 to noon at Bavarian Village Per sons from Kendall and Guadalupe counties are invited to hear John Shields of the State Board of Education discuss public school and the state boards He also will answer questions from the The second guest speaker will be Lynn chairman of the Texans for Financial who will discuss the 7 Con stitutional Amendment Following the Bavarian Village will be the site of a Dutch treat luncheon for those whod like to stay and have an informal discussion of For more call Bob or Margie Rabom at 6296241 in New Dick Tatum at 379TAXT in or Westenhaver at 2492631 in A cutline in Sundays New Braunfels Heraldleitung stated that New Braunfels High Schools homecoming queen Melinda Villa nueva is the daughter of Felix She actually is the daughter of and Felix The Herald apo logizes for any inconvenience this error may have SM 2
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