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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 5, 1989, New Braunfels, Texas Party White wilt run for governors seat AUSTIN AP Former Mark White will enter the gubernatorial state Democratic Party chairman Bob Slagle said Saturday during a meeting where party officials approved a resolution calling for positive and fair See Page 3A Unicorns celebrate big sports weekend The New Braunfels Unicorns had a Mg weekend in taking second in the state in tennis sec while the girls crosscountry team earned state berth and the football team guaranteed jtscl 410 playoff Heritage Exhibit showcases treasure The importance of the Comal Springs to this com munity will take on new meaning to those viewing this vears Heritage Exhibit dedicated to early indus M009 101 SOWEST MICROPUBLI3HIHG See Page 13 262 E YAHDELL DR See Page 1B EL TX 79903 New Braunfels 256 707 Landa New Texas 78130 USPS 377880 5126259144 Zeituno PQ 377QOm CHOCOC nt AA Sunday November 1989 50 Cents Three 42 Pages Car causes chain reaction in Interstate 35 smashup ByJOEKINCHELOE Staff writer A fivecar crash on Interstate 35 left one person in seri stable condition and injured five others when a car went but of setting off a string of The accident occurred at approximately 6 Friday when a southbound 1977 Honda Accord attempted to exit to FM south Of New according to Troop er Tim the Department of Public Safety officer who investigated the Jackson said the driver of the Honda apparently lost control and swerved back onto the highway in the south bound striking a Toyota pickup The car then bounced into another lane and struck a 1989 Chevrolet pickup pulling a The Chevrolet pickup then veered to the left and went across the highway median and struck two oncoming 1986 Ford pickups in the northbound See Page 2A New law at hunters Deer season may be open but a new Comal County ordinance is in effect which prohibits hunting in subdivisions on properties of 10 acres or Precinct 4 County Commission er Clyde Jacobs said the ordinance was passed following a statewide statute issued by the Texas Legis lature Violation is punishable by a Class C Nobody has been directly injured by a hunters stray bullet recently in Comal accord ing to but several bullet holes have appeared in peoples He said although a person inside a house stands a reasonable chance of not being struck by a the possibility still remains and so does the See Page 2A Small turnout could decide amendments AUSTIN AP If past trends hold true on election day a small minority of Texans could decide the fate of the 21 constitutional amendments placed before The amendments range from such weighty matters as providing water improvements for the states substan dard colonia developments to local issues such as abolishing the offices of several county Also at issuers whether the salaries of members of the Legislature should be more than to a near dai ly history tells us that despite the importance of the con stitutional amendment they generally yield low statewide voter turnout said Secretary of State George Since its adoption in nearly 500 amendments have been proposed to the Texas and 307 have been The issues are too important to let a small number of people decide their Bayoud During the the turnout of voters for amendment elections has ranged from percent to The exception was when the lengthy list of proposed amendments included a referendum on legalizing parimutuel gambling on horse and dog That turnout was percent of the million registered said Mark a spokesman for the secretary of Bayoud noted that the small amendment turnouts are sharp con trast Sixtysixpercent of registered Texas Voters cast ballots in last Novembers presidential he hi years when Texas elects a the turnout rate usually hovers around 50 While the ballot is long and several of the propositions have been criti cized as Bayoud Any attempt to alter language in the Constitution is significant and should be thoughtfully considered by all See Page 2A Welcome to Wurstfest Wurstfest Association Bob at right in the above opens Wurstfest 89 by biting in a link of the Wurstfest ribbon Also taking bites from accordion play er and Wurstfest favorite Myron Florens and Ed At Myron Floren receives a hug from one of his many fans as he steps from the carrying the Wurst Navy down the Conriaj River Friday The Wurstfest Association today will honor Floren with a birthday party full of special including a rendition of Happy Birthday by hundreds of accordion players from through out the and special visits from former Lawrence Welk co workers Jack Barney Lid Mary Lou and Bob by Wurstfest continues daily through next Photos by John Senter Committee wants aquifer issue settled Good pay New Braunfels Brenda Hicks won her state finals singles match but the Unicorns lost their first match of the season In fall ing to Highland Photo by Joe Belk Unicorn tennis team goes out ayinner The Texas Legislature has made a committment to address the Edwards Aquifer and in doing so created a joint select committee to study the complex under water source and its The Special Committee on the Edwards Aquifer is made up of seven members Of each house and is designed to identify and study the controversy surrounding the The committee is cochaired by Terrell Smith RAustin and Cindi Krier RSan The other members include Senators John Montford Ken Armbrister Gonzalo Barrientos Bill Sims CD San Frank Tejeda DSan and Judith Zaffirini D House Representatives include Orlando Garcia DSan Jeff Wentworth RSan Edmund Kuempel Libby Linebarger DSan Harvey Hilderbran and Elden The committee will provide an avenue for all sides to discuss the Linebarger We are going to study all sides of the from the history to the lawsuit the GuadalupeBlanco River Athority has Krier said the main problem facing legislation concerning the Edwards is that the parties involved could never come to a which contri buted to the death of a bill concerning the Edwards in the recent legislative Politics became the issue more than Krier In the com mittee we want the facts to come to the Some opponents of Kriers bill have even made it into a constitutional saying that withdrawing groundwater is a God given right for a property To keep politics out of the the committee will use a panel of experts to present evidence about the The committee will have its first meeting 10 in One person asked to testify at the hearing is New Braunfels Mayor Doug Miller said he is happy to see the legislation doing something to address the See Page 2A Factions ponder GBRAs strategy Whether or not the Guadalupe Blanco River Authoritys lawsuit over the regulation of the Edwards Aquif er can hold water has been in question Some have said the lawsuit is a move to get the attention of the state but that idea has been refuted by GBRA This is a very serious Kim attorney for the GBRA In no way is this a meaningless lawsuit or just an effort to prod the legislature into said State Libby The lawsuit does act as an impetus on the I dont see it as an attention grab State Cindi Krier The people at the GBRA saw nothing being so they filed the The number of defendants in the case is around according to GBRA council Roger An attorney for one of the defendants See Page 2A The temperatures are not very falllike today but are perfect for Wurstfest because the high is expected to reach the low This morning will be mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of rain that will burn off for a partly cloudy afternoon and winds from the west at 15 Tonights low will drop to the low followed by a partly cloudy Monday with a high again in the low Inside BUSINESS 6A CLASSIFIED 69B COMICS CROSSWORD 3A DEAR ABBY 12A EDUCATION 5B ENTERTAINMENT 12A HOROSCOPE 4B KALEIDOSCOPE 13B OPINIONS 4A SPORTS 1316A TV LISTINGS 19C WEATHER 2A ByJQEBEUK Stnffvvrller AUSTIN The Braunfels Unicorn tennis team completed its most successful season in recent his tory with a trip to the state where the team lost 126 to Highland They just top much Coach David Miller of the The thing about team tennis is tp have dfpth and goo all the way Were good at but Highland Park was just a little bit New Braunfels reached the finals through an incredible 250 now The Unicorns won District 284A and Region in both cases beating defending state champion Alarno In the state the Unicorns See Committee lends Helping Hand Nobodys better at passing the buck than the people involved in the New Braunfels Helping Hands They pass the the the bus and the or just offer a consoling handhold while a friend is being treated in a hospital emergency They also pass the buck on who gets credit for all the work and they are all Gus coordinator for the says really all he does is coordinate and write an occasional Ray Parker of says all he does is allow one of his employees to take time off from work to offer help when he is Randy Haugh of MBankNew Braunfels says all he is act as an advisor for financial employee Steve Serna says and Haugh do all the It all started when Dugger read something in a maga zine about the organization in New He inquired and has the organization to this part of Before Dugger organized Helping Hands in New the article had already helped spawn many other Helping Hands committees in at least 17 Starting out slowly but quickly building up HHC helped 30 cases from to July according to Of those 30 four happened between midnight and 4 nine were between 5 and 6 and eight involved local See Page 2A American Association of Univer sity Women will meet Monday at at the Dittlinger Memorial Carter Casteel will discuss the 7 Constitutional Amendment election and a representative from the school district will discuss the NBISD Bond Issue Last weeks Count the Opa winner was Jerald Schroeder of New Schroeder correctly counted 20 Opas holding newspap ers in the HeraldZeitung between 22 and For his Schroeder received in cash He was the contests first non subscriber to win subscribers win See Page 2A
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