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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 29, 1989, New Braunfels, Texas BEST AVAILABLE COPY NB passes Heights on the road to state For the fifst time in 15 Alamo Heights will not be representing Region IV at the state tennis tour That honor goes to New which edged the Mules 108 at regionals on See Below Cuts might force closure M of military base schools f SAN Ap A funding crisis may force all three area school districts on military instal lations here to close their doors unless an alternative J federal funding formula that generates more cash is ft See Page 9A Unicorns celebrate big sports weekend Along with winning the Region IV tennis tourna New Braunfels celebrated a thrilling 1918 football victory over Kerrville Tivy on and a district championship in crosscountry on New Braunfels 251 102 M3A ounday 707 Landa New Texas 78130 USPS 377880 5126259144 Voters approve CISD bond issue October 1989 50 Cents Three 42 Pages Comal ISD voters Saturday passed a million bond issue by a margin of 223 The community really came through for said Superintendent Bill We are so pleased to once again be reminded that the wel fare of our students is theprimary con cern of our They showed that today with their A total of 1735 voters cast ballots in the with 979 voting for the For precinctbyprecinct see Page 2A bond issue and 756 voting The unofficial results were an nounced at last I want to first say thanks to our staff for informing the public of our needs and thanks to our patrons for be lieving in our children they are the future of our said Carter president of the Comal ISD board of This vote is cer tainly reflective of the belief of our citizens in Highest voter turnout came in the absentee balloting with 390 persons voting Of 227 voted for the issue and 163 voted See Page 2A Today will be mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of more The high today will be near 80 degrees and the overnight low will be near 60 There will be a southeast wind at 15 Inside 10A COMICS 11 1016C CROSSWORD DEAR 12A Board member predicts changes Quality education in danger after suit 11 A KALEIDOSCOPE 15B OPINIONS 4A SPORTS 1315A TV LISTINGS 19C WEATHER 2A By MIKE CROUCH Staff Writer Quality education in public schools could take a back seat to budget and student numbers in the wake of the Kirby Edgewood lawsuit John Shields of the State Board The Kirby Edgwood decision has thrown a shadow over everything we do at the education Shields said while addressing a meeting of Concerned Citizens Coalition at the Bavarian Village Restaurant I believe there will be another wave of school djstria and there migtit be some kind of Rocking and rolling Susan Ivy applies hot glue to one of the rocks in the Comal Springs portion of the Heritage Exhibit at the Civic Giving her some Gafl GrohmarvThe exhibitis put together each year during Wurstfest by the Heritage Society of New Photo by Dervl See Page 2A Clark Probe yields arrests Four persons who were arrested on narcotics charges Wednesday remain in the Comal County Maria Gypsy and Ernest both of New Braunfels Deborah Lynn of Wim berley and Lupe of San Marcos were arrested Wednesday for possession of Alan Comal County Sheriff Department spokesman said the four were arrested between 11 and midnight Sheriff Jack Bremer arrested Pinto after obtaining a search warrant for Pintos room at the Schafcr Inn located at 348 South Pinto along with Garza were arrested at the Pinto was arrested for possession of a controlled She remains in custody in liew of Garza was arrested while in Pintos vehicle and is charged with posses sion of Garza was not granted a because of outstand ing arrest warrents against him from Guadalupe Morris and Cisneros were arrested at 151 East 135 at an Exxon service See Page 2A Tennis team clinches trip to state If you did not set back the clock before going to bed last you will be out of step this Daylight Saving Time officially ended at 2 set the clock back remem its fall spring forward and enjoy the extra Church Women United of Com al County will celebrate World Community Day 3 at the New Braunfels Presbyterian Church at This annual event unites Roman Orthodox and other Christian women in a common worship This years ecumenical service is titled To Pray is to Everyone is The United Methodist Women of the First United Methodist 572 San Antonio will meet 7 for a book review by Lucille Too Much Not Enough The program will be at A nursery is provided and visitors aTe welcome to The New Braunfels Downtown Project will sponsor the fourth in a series of retail development seminars for the New Braunfels How to prevent crim in retail will be the topic of dis cusson Monday at 7 at the Dittlinger Memorial Everyone who owns a business is invited to Safe City Direc tor Don Ferguson will instruct the For more contact April Downtown Pro ject at Neighbors near Gruene Street have put their heads together to come up with a haunted house at 102 Qruene on Mon day and Tuesday from to 10 said one will go to Girls The Sfpior Citizens Center in conjunction wUb Comal County Iff 2A ByJOEBELK Staff Writer SAN ANTONIO The New Braunfels Unicorn tennis team slayed the giant winning the Reg ion IV meet against Alamo defenders of the crown every year since But it wasnt New Braunfels had to count on its number six out of six Ash ley Goldman and John each Police break up protest in Prague Czechoslovakia AP Thousands of people defied the gov ernment Saturday to rally for demo cracy on the 71st anniversary of Cze choslovakias and scores were beaten and dragged away by riot police who poured into central We want no violence protesters chanted as they were penned in by riot police on Wenceslas Weve got bare hands they raising their arms to show they were The government said police used mild means to end the illegal At least 250 people were detained and dozens were beaten as hundreds of batonwielding riot police fanned out across the halfmile long Gestapo the crowd shouted at The scene was reminiscent of last years independence when thousands of Czechoslovaks also ignored a government warning and rallied for democracy at Wence They also were dispersed by City streets and most bridges across the Vltava river ihai runs through Prague were sealed off as sporadic demonstrations Sirens of whom won to clinch the 108 The leading clinched a trip to state when Goldman won her match and down a won the second set to guarantee New Braunfels the win in the event of a All the matches up to that point had been straightset In case of a the number of sets won is the first But Bartram came back to win his making it a moot Bartram said the New Braunfels fan support sparked his In the first I didnt have any body supporting he In the second and everybody came I was Goldman adding that the importance of her match also gave her a I had no idea what the score I asked our coach Susan Have we won and she kind of stuttered and said we needed match she Our team and all the parents really helped a We really came together as a team The team effort and support was high on the long list of things Coach David Mueller liked about the They lifted some of these games he I couldnt be more pleased with the way theyve done Neither Goldman nor Bartram played at the district Both were winning challenge matches during the Bartram is a doubles and who Mueller believed was a little burned out on had to be talked into rejoining See Page 14A Sandinistas to break 19month ceasefire SAN Costa Rica AP President Daniel Ortega said anew today that Nicaraguas Sandinista government will break a 19month ceasefire with Contra but he refused to say I dont want to abuse the hospitali ty of Costa Rica and so the date on which the ceasefire will be sus pended will be announced in Nicar he told a news The leader of Nicaraguas leftist government that he would keep observing the ceasefire if the United States decided to take the money it gives to the counterrevolu tionaries and gives it instead to the United Nations so that it can be used to demobilize the rebels inside and outside of Ortega had shocked a hemispheric meeting on peace and democracy Fri day by saying the ceasefire could not hold because of stepped up attacks by rebel He made the announcement in a speech at the Uni versity of Costa President at a news confer called it a shameful blow to democracy if Ortega does end the ceasefire and renew He called Ortega this little man in a military uniform and criticized Orte gas conduct at the hemispheric meet ing on The ceasefire has been extended on a monthly basis since March with the latest extension run See Page 2A Six Americans seized in Mozambique capital What a face Winners in the pumpkin carving contest sponsored by the Downtown Association were chosen Saturday morning following judging at Main In front are Gary Billeva and daughter Gina with Senor Pump kin and Matthew Shipley with Batman The two entries tied for third Top in are Christy Williams with Cat second and Thomas Bobbins with Meltin1 Jack first 24 Photo by Deryl Clark Mozambique AP Government soldiers seized six mem bers of an American medical team and two South African colleagues and held them at a military compound in northern officials said In David president of the Carlsbadbased Christian Emergency said late Saturday that all eight had been flown to the capital of He reported information received from Mozambique saying the eight had been held at a military outpost at near the and were flown 290 miles south to He said Ambassador Melissa Wells was to meet with them there Sunday State Department spokeswo man Anita Stockman said in Washington that American authorities were told the eight were still in the custody of Mozambican soldiers and were being transported to
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