Thursday, November 16, 1989

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 16, 1989, New Braunfels, Texas Poll Lobbyists spent after session AUSTIN lobbyists at the Texas Legis lature spent more than in the four months following the May 31 end of the 140day regular legi slative and public interest groups say that shows the need for tighter SeePageS Catty 6n conf indent going into Final Four Canyon will be among a tough crowd at the state volleyball tournament in Austin beginning on but the Cougarettes have played too well all season to not be conf idem See Page 10 Best oftimeSy Wurst of times New Braunfels and Canyon will slug it out Friday night in the annual Wurst Bowl at Unicorn but unlike last the two football teams are approaching the contest from different See Page 10 New Braunfels LUJ EYAHDELL DR 4 707 Landa New Texas 78130 USPS 377880 5126259144 EL TX 79903 Zeiiung 3OG 1T7 CMO OOC irsday November 1989 25 Cents One 14 Pages Autopsy ordered Officers find man reported missing A Bexar County man was found dead Wednesday by Comal County Sheriffs officers after his wife him missing Tuesday The mans body was found severe ly burned near the Fischer community in northern Comal according to a Sheriff s Department The identity of the man is being withheld pending an autopsy sche duled to be performed Comal County Justice of the Peace Howard Smith pronounced the victim dead at the scene and said no positive identification could be made at the The death is the second this year in which a person apparently died while burning brush during high humidity and highheat weather The Sheriffs Department classifies Ithe case as an unattended violent Seathrffle first of which occurred on Ed Whitman found the body iiiw lirecharred area which is believed to be to burn Man leads officers to murder victim A burglary investigation led to the discovery of the vic tim of an apparent murderforhire scheme Tuesday in Austin County by Guadalupe County Sheriffs Late Tuesday Marvin of Route New led Guadalupe sheriffs officers to a shal low grave in a creekbed two miles east of The body of Barry of was found in the He had been execution several Guadalupe County Sheriff Melvin Harborth said Over turf told officers lie and Larry also of Route New had been hired to kill Bryson was reported missing since 3 from Harborth said Overturf called the sheriffs office Tues day and told officers he had information about Brysons Ovcnurf reportedly told the Guadalupe County Sher iffs department he and Noakes kidnapped Bryson from and took him to Austin County where they allegedly killed him Overturf is in the custody of the Austin County charged with capital murder with no set Noakes was arrested 9 by ihc Bureau of Tobacco and Firearms on charges of illegal possession of See Page 2 Officer denies thrift rumors City lights See Page 2 Lagunas of New Braunfels Utilities strings the power lines which will supply the juice for the Annual Plaza Tree Lighting in downtown New The lighting ceremony and Santas arrival will begin at 6 Entertainment provided and several local orga nizations will be selling fundraising Photo by Desmond Bostjck Reports that First Federal Savings and Loan of New Braunfels is in dan ger of collapse have been disputed by Arthur chairman of the board and president of the A San Antonio newspaper report the thrift is in the red is according to who said the reports and Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation have taken away our Back in we bought First Federal in San Marcos and they were million in the Darling Not only did they ask but the FSLIC asked and it was approved by the Internal Revenue We have 40 years in which we have to pay this We set the purchase up as good We bought Lhe assets and the liabilities of the San Marcos First Were still in the black even if those debts go said the FDIC is in control of Federal Savings and Loan Insur ance Corporation and has drastically cut property thus leading See Page 2 19 killedv463 injured in Alabama tornado AP Rescuers crawled through collapsed homes and shops today looking for more victims of a tornado that carved a stretch of killing 19 injuririg 463 and leaving Its like taking six to 10 city blocks and put ting them in a blender and putting it on said rescue worker Bob He was among those called out to help dig through rubble for survivors or the bodies of the The tornado was one of a series that touched down Wednesday in an arc spanning at least seven states from the Deep South to the Mid The other tornadoes caused at least 19 injuries and farflung property In teams with cranes and flood lights searched for the injured or ham pered by windwhipped rain and temperatures that plummeted overnight from 73 degrees into Guy Hunt sent 50 National Guardsmen to Elsewhere 19 people were four and at least 200 people were eva cuated after a tornado struck two mobile home parks and an interstate highway near about 25 miles southeast of authorities the a pair of tornadoes destroyed a vacant house in Henderson and a tornado toppled downed pow er lines and damaged 20 houses near Green No injuries were reported in either caused minor property damage in Kentucky and West high winds believed to be tornadoes swept Jefferson County early overturning blowing roofs off homes and downing power authorities Four people were two thunderstorms destroyed at least a dozen homes in killing one person and injuring 20 five authorities See Page 2 Temperatures will stay on the cool side through Todays high will be 61 degrees under partly cloudy The overnight low will be near 40 Cloudy skies with a slight chance for drizzle or rain arc forecast through the High temp eratures will be between 61 and 63 degrees and lows will be in the Inside DEAR TV Sfammfisch New Braunfels Downtown Asso ciation will sponsor The Stand at the Bandstand on Main tonight from 5 to 6 A local entertainment The Stand performs Christian rocknroll Musicians will play every Thursday night on Main Plaza through the Christmas On See Page 2 Braunfels Leaves The Pack Behind Local company gets highway bid Dean Word construction company of New Braunfels has been awarded a million contract to widen Inter state 35 to six lanes from Guadalupe County to Olympia Parkway in Sel according to the Texas Depart ment of Highways and Public Trans portation in New Highway department Resident Engineer Bobbie Hasert said the pro ject will probably begin near the first of the year and is expected to take 32 months to He said the con struction will make the drive from New Braunfels to San Antonio easier and safer as well as more comfortable and The bid came inapproximately million below what was originally according to who said initial guesses placed the cost at around This is a fantastic buy for the tax dollar even if it does sound like a lot See Page 2 Police seeking clues in injury incident Leave the pack behind New Braunfels High School student Joe Arevalo displays the poster he drew for the local chapter of the American Heart Association and American Cancer Society in to promote the American Cancer Socie tys American McKenna Memorial Hospital today offering free pufmpnajry lung screenings for those individuals who wanttip the pack behind during the 1989 Screening yvill IjrperfprmiBd in the Therapy Department until fey Desmond Bostick Police are searching for a white pickup with blue lettering which is believed to be involved in a 11 incident which could leave a 3year old boy without sight in one The child and his parents were in a car driving on Loop 337 at Church Hill Drive when an object struck the windshield of their The winds hield was shattered and glass splinters flew into the face of the He was treated at McKenna Hospi tal according police might lose sight in the injured Crime Stoppers have listed it as a priority for investigation this Police say the incident occurred just before 10 Although they cannot be sure the object which hit the car came from the described any information about the vehicle could lead to the arrest of those police say numerous other See Page 2 Donations brighten holiday for families More organizations are asking for donations every Often there are questions about where those dollars are going are they really helping those in need The New Braunfels Herald Zeitung Cheer Fund uses all of its donations to help provide a Christ mas dinner to 200 families in the A goal of raising has been set to purchase items to fill the Christmas The administrative costs are paid by the newspaper and volun teers provide all the labor to pack age and deliver the Christmas baskets each 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 arc provided by the tleraldZeiiung and community Even the paper bags and boxes used to pack up the baskets have been In the contributions have exceeded the goal and provided a beginning balance to start the drive each This a balance of kicks off the annual The HeraldZeitung will publish the names of contributors to the See Page 2