Thursday, November 9, 1989

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 9, 1989, New Braunfels, Texas r T Minimum wage hike bill clears Congress WASHINGTON AP Only President Bushs promised signature is needed for the first minimum wage increase in nearly a following Con gress lopsided approval of a bill raising the rate to by April Seepages Unicorns aim for title SV dp battle New Braunfels can wrap up the District 284A football championship on Friday with a victory over Clemens in Smithson Valley and Canyon square off in an emotional Gomal Bowl V at Cougar See Pagfe New Braunfels CHS playoff match set for Saturday night Canyons Region IV volleyball championship match with ccn set for 6 Saturday in w will be aiming for their fifth 0 u t th a victory over the See Page 7 259 707 Landa New Texas 78130 USPS 377880 5126259144 Zeituno A rt A A Thursday November 1989 25 Cents One i2 Pages Police arrest clear 6 burglaries Three men were arrested and charged with six counts of burglary of motor vehicles which were reported burglarized while parked in the area of Wurstfest activities on according to Mario Guerrero1 of the New Braunfels police Officer Pete Villarreal had just taken a report of the apparent burglary of a car when he spotted a brown and beige Chevrolet The Sub urban had been mentioned in the report and three men in the vehicle had allegedly been lurking around parked Guerrero Villarreal called for backup and stopped the where he found items suspected of being stolen in six reported burglaries in the Arrested were Allen 55 Clinton 44 and Narciso Cas all of San They were charged with burglary of a motor vehicle and each was held in custody in lieu of Guerrero All six burglaries were reported to have occurred Villarreal stopped the vehicle on Hinman Drive and saw items reported stolen in plain view Other police arriving on the scene observed other items reported stolen about the same Upon inventory of the police found the items had allegedly been stolen and one of the men who had been arrested accord ing to Villarreal and In one of the a credit card had been taken and used to buy See Page 2 East German leaders call for free elections BERLIN East German leader Egon Krenz called for a law ensuring free and democratic and a group of prominent Communists today said the Ber lin Wall could soon become a Communist leaders decided to consider even niore changes in the which has been revamped in the face of growing public upheaval and the exodus of tens of thousands of Eastljermans to the The Communist Partys Central Committee set a party conference for A party a forum for making major changes in party was last held in The official ADN news agency said the conference would discuss personnel changes in the 163member Cen tral The decision to consider overhauling the policysetting corrunittee comes on of the mass resignations of ffie Politburo and the The remarkable moves at the top again were accompan ied by a nowfamiliar sight in the streets tens of thousands of people chanting for change as their leaders scramble to embrace or at least give the appearance of embracing See Page 2 Mike Barker of the band Alpenfest puts his all into playing his horn dur ing one of the performances in the Big Tent on the Wurstfest Activities or the annual event continue through this weekend includ ing performances by entertainers and musicians in the Big Tent and Little Photo by John Senter Lawmen seeking clues to murder Working together County to talk with city about 911 emergency system ByJOEKINCHELOE Staff writer Comal County will approach the City of New Braunfels in proposing that the two work together for installa tion of the 911 emergency following a suggestion made Thurs day by County Judge Fred If the city wont join the then let the county join the Clark because if the city does not want to participate in then lets ask if we can approach the city and try to make a Both Police Chief Burney Boeck Wholesale prices up for month WASHINGTON AP Whole sale pushed up by the steepest increase in food costs in 22 rose percent in the gov ernment reported The increase in the Labor Depart ments Producer Price Index was markedly smaller than the percent jump in September but was still sur prisingly high to many The September and October advances followed rare monthly declines in July and Prices have been on a roller coaster this first surging ahead aiyi then moderating during the summer after food and energy costs For the first 10 months of the wholesale prices have been rising at an annual rate of com pajrecj an increase of 4 percent for all 9f FoQSl costs rose a steep 1 percent in follpwiiig declines jo three pf the four previous Analysts said the jump in food costs reflected in weather that and Comal County Sheriff Jack Bre mer agree the dispatching for the sys tem should be from one point to elimi nate the delay in transferring according to Neil Precinct 1 commis said making changes in the sheriffs office to install the 911 sys tem is not significant enough to adver tise for bids because it would involve making changes in a wall and the installation of bulletresistant so he did not recommend Commissioner Clyde Jacobs of Precinct 4 said he had some conceptu al problems with the 911 system in that all calls would be received and routed at the sheriffs office and the anticipated delay in completing the message The purpose of 911 is to send what is needed as soon as Jacobs A single point would be more he adding that a dual reception system such as one at the police department and one at the Sheriffs office could lead to confu See Page 2 Marilyn McCarty was last seen sit ting on the front steps of a San Anto nio house Her body was found four days later at a power sta tion site in New She had been shot once in the back of the according to investigator Juan of the New Braunfels Police who is working in conjuction with New Braunfels Crime Stoppers to try to find her Reports say McCarty appeared to have been waiting for someone and was last seen entering a lightcolored pickup at the house in San When she was found that morning in November of last she was ful ly wearing a white miniskirt with a blue sweater tied around her waist and sleeveless turquoise according to a Crime Stoppers It was estimated she had been dead three to four days when her body was McCarty was a known prostitute and drug according to the and lived in the San Antonio She frequently worked the Broadway Street area in San Antonio and used the name of Marilyn Spaulding as an McCarty is described as a white 5fcet 5inchcs tall and weighing 130 pounds with blonde hair and blue She was 35 years Authorities are asking anyone with information about this crime to call Crime Stoppers at All calls remain No suspects have been named to according to the f feoocl Day Sunny and warm conditions will make the next few days perfect for attending Todays high will be near 80 degrees and the low will be near 45 Highs through Sunday will be in the 80s with lows in the Inside DEAR 12 9 TV Stammtisch The Now Braunfels Downtown Project will host How to restore your historic buildings with fea tured speakers Dick Main Street and Rick stale architect for liv Tex as Historical 14 at 7 at Dittlinger Memorial Primarily for the henclit of and the seminar will focus on tax paint restoration techniques and quality Because i contact the Downtown Project office at soon to sign Monica of David and Chris Camartno of Ncsv has been seUxica to be a finalist in the 1990 South Texas National TccnAgii Pageant to be held at the El I ro picano Hotel in Antonio May 4 and The South Texas Nation al TecnAger Pageant is the offi cial pageant to the 19th Annual Miss Texas National Pageant at Texas Christian Univer sity in Fort Worth June 8 Camarcno is sponsored by hei and Carlos and Mario and Gilbert Casumc Julians Floor Mi and Tony and Miss Diana Her hobbies inelude school and we The annual New Braunfels Multiple Sdciosis Support Group golf tournament is this weekend at Lancia Bui the worthy event is on See Paye 2 Deng Xiaoping resigns from Communist post Thanks fonthe memories Pagt 2 Myrpn Flpren and his wife Berdyne welcomed crowds to Wurstfest during opening ceremonies last Fleren qompletsd 0day performance sphedwle on The accordian player performed in WursthallQ for the first six days of the annual event and was treated to a birthday party complete with a medley of Happy Birthday played by accordian players from the Photo by John Senter BEIJING AP Senior leader Deng Xiaoping has resigned from his last Communist Party as head of the powerful military clearing the way for his chosen suc cessor to assume undisputed power after his was replaced by the pro 63yearold Communist Party chief Jiang Zemin as head of the Cen tral Military The move was approved by the ruling partys Central Committee in a meeting that ended It was announced by the official Xinhua News The architect of Chinese policy for the past Deng has been seek ing to make way for a new generation of leaders centered around Jiang though apparently meeting some resistance from President Yang Shangktm and his who has served Chinas Communist cause for six res igned from the parlys ruling Politbur o and other top party posts in 1987 but is still recognized as the ultimate sour ce of power in the In a 7 letter to the Politburo carried by Xinhua he said giving up the last post while still healthy was his longcherished In the Deng expressed his confidence in the new parly saying party leaders had in June elected a leading nucleus headed by Comrade Jiang Zemin and it is now already carrying out its work He said lie would now seek to res ign from the less important govern ment body whose functions parallel the parly military which sets policy for the armed President was named the parly military commissions first vice a job left vacant when for mer party chief Zhao Ziyang was stripped of all leadership posts for tolerating the prodemocracy The changes for the moment cud the power struggle diplomatic have reported between who had been the commissions vice and younger party a reportedly sought to solidify his place in the postDeng era by winning the chair but other senior party mem bers apparently felt the post should be See Page 2