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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 30, 1989, New Braunfels, Texas Explosion kills German banker BAD West Germany AP A WEST bomb today killed the powerful chairman of West acRHAHY Germanys largest bank as he drove to engulf ing his car in The Red Army Faction terrorist group claimed SeePageS Whites bid gets cool reception from foes AUSTIN AP Former Mark Whites entry Into the Democratic gubernatorial race got a reception from other Jim Mattox called White the largest taxraising Democratic govcr the largest feeraising governor in histol Unicorns9 decade record the best in state Although the New Braunfels Unicom football team was knocks the playoffs they were only 9 g under Coach Jim whose i statebest 99202 4A record in See Page 11 New Braunfels 14 707 Landa New Texas 78130 USPS Zeituno 3S 377880 5126259144 Thursday November 1989 25 Cents One 14 Pages It will be cold and wet tonight for the lighting of Main Plaza and the arrival of Santa so keep the children bundled Todays high will be 52 degrees with the low dropping to 45 degrees Friday and Saturday will be cloudy and cool but the sun is expected to break through on Constable disagrees Commissioners approve additional hours for Precinct 4 law enforcement presence WHAT PO VCD MEAN I PONT KNOW HOW TO SPELL 5ANPV CLAWS I 1960 United Feature Syndic Precinct 1 County Constable Max Wommack strongly objected to a motion this morning to allow a const able in another precinct to schedule more work Precinct 4 Commissioner Clyde Jacobs backed the request in Comal County Court today that will allow a constable in his pre cinct to work an additional 100 hours to show law enforcement presence in that Commissioners approved Jacobs motion and Wommack declared it unfair to his I want to object to Commissioner Jacobs motion to allow an employ ee to work an additional 100 Wommack To this my people have brought in over in hot check Id like to request the same thing for my County Judge Fred Clark If you have a man sitting idle and you want to show a presence in the com then he can certainly justify that Clark told Wommack to put his request on the next agenda because no action could be taken Jacobs commended the constable who made his request for having the initiative and drive to want to work more and to show law enforcement See Page 2 Council eyes recycling 25 shopping days to Christmas Inside 3 DEAR TV Communities around the country are committed to sort ing their trash before setting it out on the and they pay extra to have certain materials Many residents of this community also are committed to recycling their but New Braunfels City Mana ger Paul Grohman said it will take a strong community effort and a willingness by taxpayers to fund a recycling program that could cost the city as much as a Grohman said a recycling program in New Braunfels would cost between to a That trans lates into an additional a year per resident for garbage We will have to do the recycling out of Groh man We did an analysis and cannot do the recycling because we do not have any contracts in and without contracts we dont have a market for the recycled Grohman said the main items to be recycled are news plastics and Aluminum cans are not a big recycling item because the churches and groups like that are already collecting cans for Grohman And while recycled newspapers arc the largest bulk newspapers wont See Page 2 Group launches safety campaign New Braunfels Safe City Com mission today launched its Safe City Christmas Campaign calling on residents to join forces and make the upcomining Christmas season one of the safest Citizen involvement will be the key to keeping the number of burg laries down this Chrismas said Commission Director Don A safe Christmas is a Christmas without Residents are urged to report suspicious activity to police over the said Commission Chairman Dennis Watch out for unfamiliar vehicles and report descriptions of people and vehicles to Dont be afraid to get involved in making New Braunfels a safe city this holi day December is traditionally a busy month for Residents have a tendency to come and go from their homes during the holidays creating prime targets for Crowded shopping center parking lots become playgrounds for auto diieves and car Shoppers must remember to lock their vehicles and not leave valuables in view inside vehicles when shopping at local shopping said New Braunfels Police Crime Prevention Officer Martin Keep houses locked and let neighbors know when youll be out of town or away from Make your home look occupied and arrange for See Page 2 The Fifth Annual Flea Market and Christmas Craft Sale at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church across from McKenna Memorial Hospital will be Saturday from 8 to 2 There will be dolls and old treasures on Table and floor space still is available call 6296141 for more Tickets to the Joe Scruggs Con cert to be at the New Braunfels Civic Center 10 at 4 are being sold in advance at the following locations The Childrens Museum and at Two Doors Down in New Buck Pottery in The Red Balloon Book stores Broadway off Interstate 10 West in San Toad Hall on Loop One in and at Paper Bear North LBJ in San will be no reserved except there will be a special downfront section for museum purchase their tickets in advance so the correct number of seats can be blocked If youve been putting off buy ing your family now could be the perfect Mem bership is a gift that continues to work throughout the year because it entitles trie1 family tofree admission to the museumi and dis counts on special k Fpr more information on the concert or call the museum At 3 a program of the great familiar religious Christmas music will be presented by a Massed Choir composed of local singers at the First Baptist 433 This Vespers concert is presented ally by the New Braunfels Music Club and has traditionally been enjoyed by the large audi ejjce and singers Directed Melitta Frueh and accompanied by Joann the Massed presents the best loved sac choral The offering is used toward funding scholar ships given by the New Braunfels Study Club Everyone is invited to The Retired Eagles Activities Qub will meet 8 from 5 9 at There will be g business meeting to See Page 2 Santa to arrive despite weather Santa Claus will arrive on schedule tonight despite the weather forecast of cold temperatures and The Annual Plaza Tree Lighting Ceremony and Santa Claus visit will go on as scheduled according to orga The tree will be lit at 6 and Santa will arrive shortly Entertainment will be provided by the Lone Star School Tobys School of and the Community The Canyon Middle School Band will lead Santa to the Organizations participating with the Downtown Association are which will provide fruit fol losving a visit with Santa the New Braunfels Jaycees selling balloons and collecting for Toys For Tots New See Page 2 Workers comp plan goes back to Senate Good neighbors New Braunfels GermanAmerican Society members have opened a local East German Relief Fund account to accept donations from area residents to help East German refugees in West Fund Chairman Frank second from accepts checks from Bob treasurer of the GermanAmerican Society Florence president of Marsch undWandergruppe and Marvin president of New Braunfels Rotary Society President Helgard Suhr said the people who fled East Germany before the Berlin Wall opened drained the relief agencies in West Germany and more money is needed for food and clothing for persons staying in refugee To contribute to the con tact Witting or Photo by Desmond Bostick AUSTIN AP A legislative showdown on workers compensation reform moved back to the Senate after the House passed a bill similar to one that has already been rejected by the But Bill Clements said enough pressure has been brought to cause several senators to switch their votes when the Senate considers the bill Ill tell you what Ill Ill make book with all of you that it passes on a concurrence Clements said Wednesday after visiting the House during the nearly fivehour debate on the Chct who has been identified by Clements in the past as one of those however He hadnt offered me Id take advantage of that Im not at all convinced that their votes are here to The House approved 12223 a businessbacked workers comp over haul similar to one that was written by Bill The socalled Hobby plan was gutted in the Senate by Kent Capcrton and Carl See Page 2 Americans flee rebels during 6hour truce SAN El Salvador AP residents of the affluent Escalon including about 20 took advantage of a brief guerrilla truce and fled the battle zone The leftist rebels launched a second assault on the capital Wednesday and turned their weapons on wealthy dis where they seized fore scores of Americans to take refuge in the Rebels were dug into the neighbor hoods late vowing to paralyze the heart of the countrys wealth and But the rebels declared a hour truce beginning al 6 7 EST for evacuation of those who wished to and Escalon was rriQsily quiet with pnly ft append most of the repels rwated sfcpNly before davw up the lower slopes of the San Salvador Vol which looms over the some evacuating residents said rebel snipers remained in the their The bodies of at least nine soldiers lay on the Reporters saw only one dead a woman still clutching her The total number of casualties was not Several Americans said they planned to leave the country this evening on the first of several charter flights arranged by the Diplomatic sources said about 250 citizens would fly out this Im not coming said Kate who carried her 8monthold baby Cassandra from their home down Mirador Street to where an embassy official was wailing for Her was See Page 2 Time running short to meet fund goal Organizers of the eighth annual New Braunfels HeraldZeitung Cheer Fund plan to award the bid 15 for filling baskets with Christmas dinner for 200 area Time is running short to meet the goal of raising in 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 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 HeraldZeilurij and community In the contributions have exceeded the goal and provided a begiiming balance to start the drive each This a balance of kicked off the annual The lleraldZeitung will publish the names of contributors to the See Page 2
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