Tuesday, November 21, 1989

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 21, 1989, New Braunfels, Texas Congress leaders eye deficitreduction deal WASHINGTON AP Congressional leaders hope their longsought deal on a billion budget cutting package will spur a separate effort to elimi nate some Medicare benefits and put an unusually early end to this years See Page 6 Local VB players fill AllAcademic team Twentythree volleyball players from the three loc al high school teams were named to the District 284A AllAcademic Smithson Valley led the way with 11 while New Braunfels had i on the team and Canyon Finalists selected in Cookbook Contest It wasnt but the five local judges who pored overncarly 300 entries in the IleraldZietungs Holi st have selected finalists in each tmes and what to do next will be Wednesdays Herald 97 New Braunfels EL TX 79903 7 707 Landa New Texas 78130 USPS 377880 5126259144 Zeituno 3PS Tuesday November 1989 25 Cents One 10 Pages Wreck claims victim A Spring Branch man died Monday after he lost control of his pickup on Ranch Road four miles north of New said Department of Public Safety Trooper Archie Vivian William of Spring Branch was driving a 1984 GMC pickup in the northbound lane of Bear Creek Road FM 2722 when he steered to a paved shoulder to allow another vehicle to Braune apparently drifted off the pavement in the direction of a ditch and steered sharply back toward the The pickup skidded across the road where it struck a fence and a tree and came to rest against a utility facing Harben Braune was thrown from the pick up when it struck the He had been not wearing a safety belt and alcohol was Harben Braune was found about 10 feet from the Harben said a blood test could not be performed because of blood loss and fluid infusion by paramedics in a rescue helicopter from Brooke Army Medical The driver of the Vehicle attempt ing to pass Braune stopped and was able to summon a Military Assistance to Safety and Traffic MAST heli copter from B AMC in San Paramedics administered life sup port until the air ambulance arrived at See Page 2 bond set for murder suspect ByJOEKINCHELOE Staff writer Bond has been set at for Jack Warren who is charged with the Fridaynight murder of Kathie a 26yearold elementary school Davis was arrested Friday about four hours after Balo nis body was found at approximately in her apartment at 483 Laurel She had been stabbed reports New Braunfels Police officers would not comment on anything regarding the alleged murder this morning and it is not known what weapon was Police also declined to comment on a motive behind the Balonis was employed at Bulvcrdc Elementary School in according to Sandy Comal Indepen dent School District public information Jackson said several counselors were available to assist students in Balonis thirdgrade class understand the Counselors also were available to explain lo other students and teachers at the elementary and middle On all counselors and principals met and dis cussed how to handle the situation and devise a Jackson We called the parents of every child in her class and all faculty at both OAS official reported safe Rebels storm hotel Spirit of sharing Children at Rare Bear Land day care center for a couple of weeks filled the turkeys empty tummy with canned and dry goods to donate to the SOS Center Betty Woods said the youngsters learned that many other children do not have full tum mies and they filled the turkey so full that another box had to be decor ated to carry the Representing the center in giving the food to the food bank were Joseph Krivacka and Candace SAN Salvador AP Armed rebels today stormed a luxury hotel in the northern part of the and authorities said the guerrillas had taken over part of the building where American guests were stay Six helicopters flew over the homes and tennis club around the Sheraton Hotel in the wealthy neighborhood of Hundreds of soldiers advanced slowly from corner to cor frequently pinned down by guer rilla The army moved several tanks into the neighborhood to combat the who were renewing an urban offensive that had appeared to be dying Embassy spokesman Jeff Brown said the guerrillas were in the which was the scene of the killings of the president of the Salvadoran Institute for Agrarian Reform and two labor The secretarygeneral of the Orga nization of American Joao Baena had been in the hotel during todays said a offi cial in The official said Baena who had been on a peace mission to El was reported There were a number of American citizens in the the Bush admi nistration official We are trying to determine the location of the Americans in the the official See Page 2 Chamber to seek OK for economic plan Citizens of New Braunfels may have an opportunity to give a major boost to economic development in said the Chamber of Commerces Industrial Development Commit tee chairman this This the state legislature adopted an amendment to the Development Corporation ActjOf 1979 which allows cities in a county with a population of or less to create a corpo ration that can carry out industrial devcjopment said Joe chairman of the industrial development This means and more The Corporation would be funded with a percent city sales and use tax if approved by the can be used only for industrial Seibold Under this the city must hold a referendum to authorize the tax by the majority of those qualified voters in a city The Chamber of at its regular board meeting approved the concept and will seek support from the City Council at its regular meeting Seibold The proposal is that the city call an election on 20 to allow the voters an opportunity to decide the fate of the Development Corporation and establishment of a percent sales and use tax for industrial purposes Industrial development across the country has become highly competitive and it is impera tive that New Braunfels has the financial resour ces necessary to compete adequately for healthy economic said Dan chair man of the chambers board of For the chamber has wanted to develop a publicly owned industrial park in order to have a ready site inventory and control over prices and site development offered to prospective Sedgwick said that having adequate funding will allow for the purchase of land for such a the establishment of a loan fund to help existing industry will provide rea sonable incentives for new industry to locate in the The Sedgwick will provide the office space and the funding will provide addi tional office The enhancement of staff and financial resources will give the chamber the opportunity to aggressively seek those desir able industries that will help keep young people at he Seibold said because a major portion of sales tax revenue comes from the visitor our visitors will be paying the tab for growth and This investment in a rejuvenated economic development program will help us spread the tax base and thereby benefit every city Seibold The additional funding also will provide more flexibility in creating innovative See Page 2 Offices to close i for Thanksgiving New Braunfels City offices will be closed Thursday and Friday for Thanksgiving but garbage pickup will run as regularly scheduled on those two All county offices will be closed Thursday and Friday as well as state which include the Department of Human Texas Employ ment Commission and the Texas Department of Highways and Public Federal offices will be closed on Thursday This includes the Post which will not deliver or box any mail on Armed services recruiting offices will also be See Page 2 Senate approves bill after 9hour debate AUSTIN AP Two lawmakers led 8 Senate rebellion against a businessTbacked workers compensa tion reform that was written by pill Hobby and supported by HWJSQ Speaker Gib BjlJ J Jpnt think the Senate is going to roll 9Yier pjay Carl ajnpt Rfw Iwp pf the Senate gave preliminary approval to a workers comp bill that knocked out most of Hobbys major But Hobby the legislative process isnt over And DFort I think were going to be here after Thanksgiving Lawmakers have been in a special legislative session to try and See Page 2 Lake Dunlap volunteers sign on to help Cheer Fund Members of the Lake Dunlap Volunteer Fire Department are the latest organization to volunteer theirtime to help the 1989 New lleraldZeitung Cheer The volunteers will donate their time on 23 to help deliver the baskets to 200 families selected by the Community Service The annual collection campaign has a goal of which is needed to purchase items to fill the Christmas The administrative costs are paid by the newspaper and volun teers including members of the New Braunfels Fire Fighters Asso ciation as well as newspaper staff members provide the labor to package 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 are provided by the fleraldZeitung 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 Cheer Fund each Donations are tax deductible and made by made at the newspaper office at 707 For more information or to arrange for pickup of dona call Carol Ann Avery at The fund total today is with contributions from Tommy and Virginia Mary and Patricia and Holzmann See Page 2 See Page 2 Good Day A storm system is moving into the area late bringing with it a good chance of Today will be partly warm and humid with the high reaching 82 The clouds will increase tonight and the low will be in the There is a 60 per cent chance of thunderstorms late tonight and A cold front will drop the high tempera ture to 76 Inside DEAR TV Stammf isch The first of two rehearsals for the Advent Vespers Massed Choir Concert is tonight from 7 to 9 at the First Baptist The 30th annual concert sponsored by the New Braunfels Music Study Club NFMC will be presented 3 at 3 at First Baptist All singers of the area are invited to Melitta Frueh is the director Joann Lemmon is The public is Canyon Music Boosters will meet tonight at 7 at the Canyon Middle School band For more call Mary Morga at Comal County Health Depart ment will NOT conduct its usual Immunization Clinic The regular Wednesday Immuniza tion Clinic will resume 29 and will continue each Wednesday from 9 to 11 and 1 to 4 These services are available to all residents of Comal regardless of Fees for immunizations are S3 per visit for infants and children birth through age 3 and per visit for child ren 4 and older and all The health department is in Suite 210 of the Comal County Holy Family Catholic Church will host a free Thanksgiving Dance Thursday from 8 to midnight in the parish Music will be by Calibre and everyone is The Chorus of the MidTexas Symphony which will begin weekly rehearsals of Antonio Viv aldis Gloria on 14 is holding a special prerehearsal meeting Sunday for prospective singers in listening carefully to a contemporary commercial recording of the Gloira with The meeting will be at 2 in the upstairs meeting room at the Nolle Bank in The recording is provided and Sea Page 2

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