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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 2, 1989, New Braunfels, Texas f A V Hightower Criticism based on party politics AUSTIN AP Texas Agriculture Commission er Jim Hightower said criticism of the use of funds on a statefederal crop inspection program was based on partisan political See Page 4 Candidate files suit to get name on ballot AUSTIN AP One Republican has announced his candidacy for attorney while another says he has put his fate in the hands of a Democratic SeePage NB guns for Rangers play for pride Both New Braunfels and Smithson Valley will have important goals to shoot for in Fridays football The Unicorns can clinch a playoff berth while the Rangers can clinch a winning See Page 11 New Braunfels E YAHDELL DR EL TX 79903 254 707 Unda New texas 78130 USPS 377880 5126259144 Zeituno PQ CIO OOC Hna rsday November 1989 25 Cents One 14 Pages City calls for bids on office renovation ByMlKECROUCH Staffwriter Trie City of New Braunfels is making room for its administration and announced Tuesday bids are being taken to renovate the police building and the old Lowes hardware store to be used as The city is planning to renovate the police Station by moving the Municipal Court out and moving the 911emergency system The new emergency system is scheduled to come on line in The Municipal Court will be moved into the former Lowes lumber and hardware building across Castell Avenue from the police City Manager Paul Grohman said the plan is to renovate the police station and the former hardware store to add square fedt for police use and square feet for admini strative use in the Lowes Grohman said the citys top priority is to find a place for the 911 which also means moving the Municipal and find ing a place for the Fire Department There was no room in the police building for the 911 so we are going to move the Municipal Court over to the Lowes prop Groman Our second priority is to get the Fire Department administration out of the County Line Road fire The County Line station was built to be used as a working but we have not had the peo ple to run the In we do have six new firemen coming in so we will use the but we have to move the administration to the Lowes Grohman said the city is looking for bids to come in under The funds used for the construction will come from the citys general revenue and capital improvement The city also plans to turn obsolete jail cells in the police building into office Along with the municipal court and fire department the Lowes build ing may include the City Planning Depart and as many city administration offices that would We will move in as much as This will take place over the course of the next two See Page 2 Sheriff expects arrests to clear area burglaries Warrants have been issued for the arrest of three San Antonio men who may have been involved in nine burgla ries in the western portion of Comal County in the past two By working with the San Antonio Repeat Offenders Comal County Sheriffs Department Detective James Emory turned up evidence that led to the issuance of warrants for the three San Antonio One currently is in the Atascosa County Jail on charges there and will be sent to Comal County to face charges Comal County Chief Deputy Wayne Hoherz said bond has been set at each for the We have cleared up with this group nine different all in the Bulverde area in the western por tion of our Hoherz adding that the depart ment docs not yet know the total value of the items One man alone lost worth of another lost about he Emory is working on picking up a lot of the stolen stuff today to get it back for the Hoherz d new exhibit The Sophienbyrg Museum and Archives has installed a new exhibit that features some and surely iinusuaj items that families once used as accent pieces in their Finishing touches often were added wjth items bought in but also items that had been made and used in social Many pieces were framed in shadow boxes or displayed under glass A variety of human hair as well as horse was designed as floral arrangements and personal including neck laces and such as the ornate item above Sometimes seeds and other legumes were formed into decoratjve Beeswax often was manipulated into delicate flowers and The new exhibit also features the white marble above that was commissioned with Italian artist Felice Morelli in The bust is of Paula a descendant of the countrys first who was postmi stress here from 1858 until after the Civil Photos by Deryl Clark Colombian lawmaker calls for falks after assassinations Colombia AP The assassinations of a federal judge and a congressman are further proof that the government must negotiate with drug a leading lawmaker said leaders of a union representing judges and other court workers met to consider a strike over what they consider inadequate IMedellin Judge Mariela Espinoza was the second judge slain since the government began its traf fickcrs Congressman Luis Francisco Mad cro was an active opponent of the powerful drug No one clairned responsibility for Wednesdays kill but suspicion fell on the The president Of Colombias House of Representatives urged in a broadcast interview that the government open talks with drug insist thai the door be opened to air these Norbertb Morales told the Colombian radio network l to profile shopping habits about phones Comal County Commissioners breezed through a short action agenda at 10 but became entangled in a discussion in the earlier agenda County Auditor Bate Bond responded to requests from county employees for telephone service in outlying areas of Comal County and presented two options for commis sioners to consider before it became listed as an action Bond recommended that an FX or 885prefix number could be installed at a cost of around and used for a fiat rate of per A second option Bond presented was an incoming 800 number at no installation charge and a per year fee in addition to 33 cents per minute of He stressed that the phone would only be able to handle incoming Sheriff Jack Bremer had also requested a phone in the Canyon Lake area for his If someone wants to call and talk to a county employee on the 800 number just to arrange a lunch county taxpayers would be paying for the County Judge Fred Clark I cant support he I dont sec it as an actual problem because we can rely on the integrity of our county Precinct See Page 2 Sunny skies make it look pleas ant but the 10 to 20 mph winds are putting a bite into the Todays high will be 64 Tonight will be clear and cold with a low of 38 There is a chance for frost tonight so take care of the outside Fridays high will reach 70 Inside DEAR TV Two weeks Morales told President Virgilio Barco that he had talked with leaders of the Medellin cartel and that they want to Barco has rejected such In the national police on Wednesday raided an office building owned by the reputed head of the Pablo Emilio the police said in a communique The police found records showing that 144 killers were on Escobars The killers were identified by the police the army caught up with a a column of lef tist guerrillas in Colombias southeastern plains and killed nine of the RCN quoted an army colonel as Judicial Who struck for three days after another Medellin judge was slain say the govern ment has not done nearly enough to protect them and warned of a second East Germans flee to Prague embassy BERLIN AP About East Germans swarmed into Czechoslova kia after East Berlin lifted a travel and hundreds packed into the West German Embassy in seeking to follow thousands of coun trymen to the The resumption of what has been a historic exodus came as the countrys new Communist Egon met in Moscow with Mikhail Gor bachev and called mounting protests for democratic change in his country a good Such demonstrations continued across the country on Wednesday The staterun ADN news agency said people marched in Neubran dcnburg and tens of thousands pro tested in The demonstrators have been call ing for reforms including free clec See Page 2 This area residents will be asked to complete a shoppers The sponsored by Southwest Texas State University and the Braunfels Downtown will profile shopper Each survey participant is eligible to win a dinner for two at either Wolfgangs Keller or tli Langston In early the New Braunfels Powntowp Project and the Business Sphool oftSouthwest Texas State Uni versity formed a partnership to better understand the retail shopper in New Questions concerning con venient shopping and customer tastes will benefit the over all marketing approach for By understanding the needs and desires of the the down town area can offer the services necessary to promote retail growth and customer said April New Braunfels Down town Project i James assistant dean See Page 2 Troops attack Contra rebels Nicaragua AP loyal to the leftist Sandinista government attacked Contra rebels just hours after President Daniel Ortega ended a 19month official news reports and the rebels said Combat units in 14 towns and villages in northern Nicaragua began operations overnight against the said the ruling Sandinista National Liberation Front But it gave few An army backed by attacked a group of about 30 Contras in the area around a town in northern Nueva Segovia province near the Honduran the newspaper The report could not be independently verified An Interior Ministry who insisted on told The Associated Press that army and Interior Ministry troops are working together in launching attacks against the but refused to go into Opposition leaders have been accusing Ortega of canceling the ceasefire because he feared holding free A rebel communique said The breaking of the ceasefire by the Sandinista army is already in effect because the Nicaraguan military today intensified its attacks against our forces and positions through wide spread The distributed by the rebels Nicara guan Resistance organization in HondurT said the leftist government was mounting attacks Wednesday with helicopter gunships and heavy See Page 2 If youre near a television set Friday be sure to catch the Wurstfest Associations nation al TV debut as members wish the Good America morning show happy birthday and then say good America all in Participants in the television shoot were decked in full costume despite the heat of August when the segment was taped and the area around the location was Ed Kadleceks band played in the The segment will air at on KSAT12 Approximately 50 Comal Coun ty United Way donors and volun teers were recently treated to a night of relaxation and congratula tions by the New Braunfels The Smokehouse hosted the reception to recognize and honor the United Way Advance Gift Givers and Advance Gift Committee The Advance Gift Givers and the Advance Gifts Committee are the folks who get the annual United Way fundraising campaign roll said Dudley presi dent of New Braunfels Smoke We wanted to show them our appreciation for all of their hard work and dedication and to say thanks to the United Way for all it does for New Braunfels and Comal The Advance Gifts campaign generated during a two month The campaign started 1 and ran through See Page 2
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