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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 14, 1989, New Braunfels, Texas                                Ethics law overhaul says Rains AUSTIN AP A sweeping overhaul of state ethics laws is needed to overcome the influence of lobbyists and special interest a Republican gubernatorial candidate See Page 3 Speaker House wilt approve pay raise WASHINGTON AP Consumer advocate Ralph Nader is starting a campaign against but Speaker Thomas Foley says lies confident the House will approve a 33 percent pay raise and ethics reform See Page 5 X Jentsch ComaVs top players New Braunfels Michael one of the best linebackers in the was named Comal Coun tys lop offensive while Canyons Clint Jentsch picked up the honor for his defensive work on See Page 6 707 Landa New 78130 1 25 Cents One lO Pages Child injured by flying glass Glass from a rockshattered winds hield could cause a 3yearold boy to lose sight in one according to Officer Martin Mayer of New Braun fels Police The incident was one in a string of reported crimes that occurred Satur according to The child is the son of Ryan and Cindy Mayer and was injured when a projectile believed to be a rock shattered the windshield of the familys car while on Loop 337 at Mayer said other rockthrowing complaints had been received from that area on The boy was taken to McKenna Memorial Hospital where his condi tion is according to a spokesman An emergency room doctor told police said the child may lose sight in one eye although the hospital declined NB band places incointeM to comment on the No suspects have been arresled in the In a related suspected rock throwing Mayer said at least nine windows in the Frazier Elemen tary School had been Mayer said police believe the windows were broken before 7 on A 28yearold Canyon Lake woman was injured Saturday when she was apparently shot in the according to Mayer who added that details are The woman told police she was driving a car on Interstate 35 when she felt something strike her in the Mayer said the woman appa rently entered a bar and the bartender asked if the blood on her neck was Two women accompanied the See Page 2 Festival crowds increase Pascual Floras of San Antonio Convention Decorating Services pulls down the streamers inside Marktplatz Monday as part of the cleanup following 10day celebration of the 29th annual Photo by Desmond Bostidk Braunfels High School marching band Monday showed off the results of months of hard work when it competed in the 4A Marching Band Contest at Memorial Stadium in The 228member band placed 12th in the Two weeks the Big Blue Band was one of two 4A bands to advance from regional com petition in Waco to the state contest in NBHS Band Director Wayne Tuck er emphasized that District 4A encompasses 144 high school bands and being named 12th in the state is I am real pleased with the kids he They have a lot to be proud On split vote County approves Members of the New Braunfels High School marching band polished their routine earlier in preparation for the state contest Monday in Aus NBISD photo the competing bands were to perform in preliminary com petition at Burger Center then move to Memorial Stadium for the Because of the bands competed only once New Braunfcls High School Band played The Liberty Rain See Page 2 Comal County joined a resolution Monday to have water in the Edwards Aquifer declared publicly owned although two commissioners strongly protested the wording of the The resolution calls for Edwards water to be controlled by the Texas Water Passage of the resolution means the county supports a lawsuit filed by the Guadalupc Blanco River Authority which seeks to have the Aquifer declared an underground The resolution passed by a vote of 32 with Commissioners Clyde Jacobs and Neil Cjaigmile voting I have some strong reservations regarding litigation in this Craigmilc I would like to sec the resolution rewritten to remove the Craigmile said he does not support the federal governments becoming involved in a Texas state County Judge FredOark The resolution does not say we want a fed eral court to make a It says that Edwards is owned by the state and therefore is subject to state reg ulation by the Texas Water Jacobs dont like the I do not svant to appeal to the federal government because this is a legislative function and they should address See Page 2 Berlin Wall to stay New premier says barrier needed in Germany BERLIN AP East Germanys new premier said tearing down the Berlin Wall would create chaos and the barrier isheeded to keep crime and other Western problems out of his Communist a newspaper said Hans considered a also called for a coalition government and said he has begun consultations on the Cabinet he must A leader of East Germanys biggest opposition New said today that the movement could work with a revamped Communist Party but that naming Mod row as premier was not Modrow was chosen Monday in a session of unprece in East Germanys Lawmak Jong subservient to the Communist voted by secret ballot for the first time and endorsed opposition calls for free They also elected their first non Cornmunisl Parliament Some deputies even culled for stripping the constitution of a clause that designates the country is an antiestablishment Communist figure who built his power base from his former position as Dres dens Communist Party He replaced Willi who resigned last week along with his entire 44mcmbcr The new premier supports stcpbystep economic including the scaling down of East Germanys ponderous government Modrow said the government has ho intention of tearing down the Berlin despite carving new pas See Page 2 News prompts tears Whenthe East German government announced its including the Berlin were to be permanently opened Helmut Schultz and Helgard met the news with shock and I was said who was at Wurstfest when he heard the I had tears in my I could not believe said who was in San Antonio when she heard the I laughed and cried fttttie same SchwKz was bom New Braun fels city of Ger is from East maintains ft West sau he did not believe the news until he saw ihe reports on the I didnt believe the wall would be opened in my Schultz If someone would have told ine a week ago that the wall would be I have thought they were Suhr also saw the wall opened on the J couldnt believe Suhr The TV showed the wall being and I was kind of 1 was wondering what West Germany was going to do with the 3 million people entering the I didnt think the wall would ever be 1 was there when they built it in 1961 and I never thought it would come Suhr moved to West Germany in 1949 with her mother and She moved to the United States in but returns to Germany regularly for Schultz said he is returning next week to Schultz said he plans to go into East as soon as he can to try to locate relatives hchas not seen since World War Suhr is happy to see her native country finally freeing itself from the maitt communist sym bol in the Western Hemisphere and hopes the East Germans will be allow ed to enjoy the same freedoms and See Pago 2 HeraldZeitung kicks off annual Cheer Fund There are fewer than six weeks until Christmas and its time to start making those shopping Something to add to the list of things to do is participation in the annual New Braunfels Herald Zeitung Cheer Each year since the news paper has sponsored the drive to provide a Christmas dinner to the less fortunate in the area who might not otherwise enjoy a holi day That first the drive netted and spent to provide baskets to 60 The drive has grown and now provides baskets to 200 families in the This a goal of has been set to buy the goodies to fill those All of the taxdeductible contri butions are used to purchase the food items contained on the Cheer Fund shopping The admini strative and distribution costs are provided by the HeraldZeimng andcommunity Even the paper and boxes used to pack up the baskets have been the contributions have exceeded the goal and provided a beginning balance to start the drive each This a balance of kicks off the annual ThelleraldZeitung will publish the names of contributors to the Cheer Fund each Donations are tax deductible and may be made at the newspaper office at 707 For more information or to arrange for pickup of call Carol Ann Avery at Todays contributors to the drive are Beginning Dave and Bettie Dave and Cheryl Gus and Nancy 10 See Page 2 Attendance was up 6 percent at this years Wurstfest with vistiors enjoying the Along with the increase in atten Wurstfest concessionaires are reporting an average increase of 12 percent in with some vendors reporting as much as 20 Final numbers for vendors will not be deter mined until later in the This was a very good festival with no problems to speak said Suzan ne executive director of the Wurstfest There was a growing number of families enjoying There was a lot of atten tion on Wurstfest because of the news out of The events in Ger many were a cause for happicness at See Page 2 Good Day Unseasonably warm temperatures today should give way by tomor row afternoon to some that are a tiny bit Todays under partly cloudy is expected to reach the upper Temps will drop to the low 60s with winds from the south at 10 Wednesday will be partly and cooler with a high in the mid 70s and northwest winds at 15 to 20 The outlook shows temperatures warming again by Inside DEAR TV Stammtisch The Texas Downtown Associa tion has named Marion owner of The Collection in Land mark Business Person of the Year The award was made at the associations annual meeting 8 in The Texas Downtown Associa tion recognized Benson for her accomplishments as a proactive retailer and for service to the New Braunfels Downtown Association as its Ben son has owned and operated The Collection in downtown New Braunfels for six A representative of the Social Security Administration will be in New Braunfels Wednesday from 9 to noon in room 215 at the Comal County Courthouse Call 18002345772 toll free to set up an appointment with the you cant make it to the Social Sec urity business can be handled over the phone by calling that For change of social sec urity card direct depo sit and claim filing can be taken care of 24 hours a seven days a To file a claim for medicare of Supplemental Security Income by call For information about Medicare call For details on Medicare catastrophic insurance medical and hospital call For information regarding tax liability because of medicare catastrophic call the IRS at See Page 2   

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