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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 29, 1989, New Braunfels, Texas Mauiy Session could tackle judicial reform AUSTIN AP Texas lawmakers could reform judicial elections in 48 hours if they put their mind to says a state Supreme Court justice and former state See Page 10A Cdogs top Cole both NB teams win Dueled by a 28point performance by Michael Canyon won its home opener against Travis Riedel also had 28 to lead New Braunfels and the Unicom girls beat Crockett with tough man See Page 11A Personalize holidays with homemade gifts With the holidays visions of sugar plums quickly turn into thoughts of busy streets and overcrowded This take one trip to the supermarket and bring home ingredients to make gifts from your kitchen for the special people on your See Page 1B New Braunfels 410 2627 E VAHDELL DP EL TX 79903 Wednesday 13 707 Landa New Texas 78130 USPS lemma 3S 377880 5126259144 November 1989 25 Cents Two 22 Pages Vandals take shine to new safety mirror A safety mirror which was bought with private funds and erected by the City of New Braunfels has been the recent target of according to New Braunfels City Councilman Eddie Temple said Archie a resident near the intersection of Rosemary Street and Fredericksberg purchased a convex mirror to be installed at the intersec The two streets meet at an awkward angle and the mirror was installed to allow drivers to better see oncom ing Temple said residents of the area had been going out of their way to avoid the intersection until LadsHaw had the mirror The mirror was stolen after the first day and another was Temple the original mirror was eventually found abandoned and was this time on a post secured by Temple said it was stolen only days later when someone apparently pulled the post out of the ground with a Temple said the mirror was found to be a real benefit for the safety of those crossing the intersection and said the citizens in that area will be watching the mirror closely to ihwart more Consultant outlines local economic needs Robert Siegel makes a point during his meeting with business and community leaders Photo by Desmond Bostick ByJOEKINCHELOE Staff Writer New Braunfels needs an industrial according to Robert Siegel of Robert Siegel and a real estate consulting firm in New Siegel spoke to the business and professional community at a Tuesday meeting in the Civic Center where he narrowed future economy to local He said trends in business arc tow ard specialty much the same way the medical profession has turned in the last Specialty stores and dis count centers such as WalMart and Kmart will replace department The department store has outlived its growth Shopping is a See Page 2A Firefighters from the Marion and New Braunfels departments responded to a fire in a mobile home on Engel home Tuesday Photo by Desmond Bostick Wiring short starts mobile home blaze A mobile home on suffered heavy dam age when ceiling wires apparently started a said Marion Fire Chief Roger No one was injured in the New Braunfels firefighters were called in for The fire erupted at approximately 7 Tuesday when tenants were moving into the home owned by Paul Scheffel said the Rose was in the process of moving in at the He said someone had wired from one side of a panel box to thus bypassing a breaker Schcffcr Although a breaker was Scheffer said he believes the short in ihc ceiling had already He said the incident did not involve electric company meters or Schcffcr said the fire was contained to the ceiling of the living room and one bedroom although one inside wall was burned and the structure suffered heavy dam Part of the ceiling had to be removed to extinguish the he The fire occurred at Route Box just inside the Guadalupc County Scheffer said the occupants fled the scene when the fire broke Keep the umbrella and coat handy for the next few Today will be cloudy and cold with a chance for The high will be 52 degrees with the low dropping to 40 Winds will be out of the northwest at 18 gusting to 25 Thursday through the weekend will be more of the same with cloudy and cold conditions and highs in the 60s and lows in the Happiness is dashing through the snow with your Economy growing at moderate rate 1965 United Feature WASHINGTON AP economy grew at a moderate annual rate of percent from July through the government reported but analysts say growth is slow ing in the current The increase reported by the Commerce Department in the broadest measure of econom ic health was up from an advance estimate of percent issued last The revision was about in line with econom ists but it could still cause the Federal Reserve Board to move more cautiously in its campaign to lower interest rates as a sti mulant to Most of the revision was attributed to a better thananticipated trade The Sep tember trade which hit a fiveyear was unavailable when the advance estimate was Exports climbed at an annual rate of per cent in the third compared with an ear lier estimate of no while imports grew only compared with a percent jump in last month s Consumer spending was also better than first rising a brisk annual rate of percent the strongest since the first quarter of 1988 compared with a preliminary estimate of as measured by a price index tied to the improved dramatically in the third climbing at an annual rate of percent alter a percent jump in the AprilJune quar Those figures were unchanged from the advance Th GNP grew at an annual rate of per cent in the second quarter and for the first nine months of the year is averaging a percent annual just above the Bush administra tions forecast for the whole many analysts believe the economy will have a tough time meeting the target because of a dramatic slowing in the current threemonth A few predict the country will topple into a ending the sevenyear econom ic expansion that is unprecedented in It would take only a percent GNP increase in the OctoberDecember quarter to match the administration according to a Com merce Department but most private eco nomists expect a growth rate of percent or In a separate report the Commerce Department said aftertax corporate profits were off a sharp percent in the third matching the decline in the second which was ihc worst performance in three The decline marks the third consecutive quarter that profits have the department attributed Sll billion of the billion decline to losses from Hurri cane Benefits paid by insurance compa nies totaled while uninsured corpo rate losses totaled 26 shopping days to Christmas Inside DEAR 15B TV laden invites all families and friends of Eden Home to the annual Family Day Open House Sun The Open Hoijse will be jjj with the See Pege 2A Cheer fund growing The eighth annual New Braun fels HeraldZeitung Cheer Fund is almost to the halfway mark and needs almost to meet its goal of providing Christmas dinner to 200 The annual drive sponsored by the newspaper has a goal of raising in donations to purchase items to fill Christmas baskets for area families selected by the Com munity Service The administrative costs are paid by the newspaper and volun teers including members of the New Braunfels Fire Fighters Asso ciation and Lake Dunlap Volunteer Fire Department as well as news paper staff members provide the labor to package and deliver the Christmas baskets each EaQh year sijipe news paper has sponsored the drive to provide a Christmas dinner to the jess fortunate in the area who might not otherwise enjoy a holN 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 till 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 tferal and community In the contributions have exceeded the goal and provided a beginning balance to start the drive each This a balance of kicked off the annual The tlerftldZeiutng will publish the names of contributors to the Cheer Fund each Donations are tax deductible and may be made at the newspaper off at 707 For more information or to arrange for pickup of dona call Carol Ann Avery at The fund total today is with donations from bags of groceries and toys AJan and Betty George and Frances Bart and Ann Mark White to try 1990 comback race AUSTIN AP Saying hes not running on past former Mark White today formally began his comeback bid and entered the 1990 Democratic race for For the past three Texas has been drifting in a sea of change and said who lost the Governors Mansion in 1986 to Republican Bill White enters a Democratic primary field that already includes state Trea surer Ann Richards and Attorney General Jim The former governor says his record and his abilities arc the reasons he believes Texas voters will support him next year after deserting him three years See Page 2A Lawmen recover safe A motorist Tuesday reported she saw two Latin males throw a safe from a pickup on Schoenthal Garden Ridge Police Larry Swain responded to the call and informed Comal County Sheriffs officials about the location of the Swain stayed in the area until deputies Police believe the safe is of the type used by convenience stores and is controlled by a timelock Swain said the safe had been burned in several apparently by a cutting torch in an attempt to open The safe had severe bums to the out side but the contents were not believed to be Swain said Comal County deputies called a wrecker to lift the 300to 400pound safe but its owner has not been
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