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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 15, 1989, New Braunfels, Texas                                V V R aim vom partnership for women in government AUSTIN AP Jack Rains became the first OOP candidate to file for governor after a news conference in which he said women would be full partners in state government if he is See Page 4A Comal undefeated in the Canyon Classic All four local teams competing in the Canyon Classic basketball tournament won their games on The host Cougars won two games while the Smithson Valley girls upset topseeded Jourdan See Page 11A Youngsters tell Santa their wishes Secondgrade students in Comal County recently sat down to send letters to Santa The letters stopped off at the IferaldZeitung on the way to the North See Page 2B District approves 4no no work CAD policy requires advanced training i JOE KINCHELOE ing not to educate our employees ByJOEKINCHELOE Staff Writer Its No no for Comal Appraisal District who must either pass required college courses or face reassignment or according to a 41 vote Thursday night by the CAD Board of Neil Craigmile cast the only opposing vote to an amend ment in ihe districts personnel policy which will require employees to receive classroom instruction or college cre dits within an allotted time frame or face reassignment or Craigmile If they are performing then why dismiss them If they are not performing satis then dismiss Board member Raymond Are you say ing not to educate our employees but if they go to school and sleep through class but pass the docs that make them Craigmile Thais part of live and Socchting Chief Appraiser Richard Rhodes said Because our business requires certain educational were required to be certified by the State of If you are not then you are out of this business This is not a case where we arc irying to get rid of a good Were trying to put certain processes in line to insure that our employees continue to be good See Page 2A Bundle up because the arctic front will arrive this The temperature was expected to reach 53 degrees by noon but drop to 38 degrees by 5 and down to the 20s by The next few days will be windy and cold with highs in lows in theTower 30s Reopens as Victoria Bank FDIC closes Texas Supreme Court Chief Justice Thomas Phillips makes a point during the meeting of the Noon Lions Club Photo by Desmond Bostick Justice outlines judicial system Texas Supreme Court Chief Justice Thomas Phillips visited with the Noon Lions Club Thursday in New Braunfcls and spoke about sonic of the problems facing the states judi cial Phillips noted that a major draw back in working with the courts is the which prohibits many people from utilizing the The high cost of litigation cats away the Phillips Too many people forego the legal system because of the Phillips said that one way the sys tem could cut down on expenses is to stop creating new judgcships and con centrate on increasing the efficiency of the See Page 2A ITS AMAZIN6 WHAT VOU PO FOR CHRISTMAS 1958 Unilcd Feature luc Lake and Trust in Saltier was declared insolvent by the Texas Banking Department but was reopened today as Victoria Bank and Trust Canyon accord ing to regional director of Victoria Bank and The Texas Banking Department closed the Canyon Lake Bank at 3 The bank was reopened at 9 today under the name Victoria Bank and Trust Canyon Canyon Lake Banks Smithson Valley location was also closed Thursday and Walker said it will not be The bank was placed in receiver ship to the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation but all accounts were transferred to Victoria Bank and according to Cheryl Bennett of the She said all accounts were The FDIC paid over million to Victoria Bank and Trust to take over the Canyon Lake Walker will assume immediate See Page 2A Firefighters stress need for emergency district 10 shopping days to Christmas Inside DEAR RELIGIOUS TV Sfammtjsch Looking for a cold holiday treat New Braunfels Rotary Club has 12 cases of cheesccakeona stick left and is selling the treat for a Proceeds will be used to provide food baskets for the needy in the For more call Bob If you have a golden blonde fur check it Apparently two coats were mixed up after the Elks Ladies Christmas party on 8 at the Elks If you find that you have a different call Elks Lodge at Its too cold to think about swimming but the City of New Braunfels Parks and Recrea Pepartment is selling 1990 season swim Resident passes are good for the Landa Park springfed pool and Olypmic pool as well as Prince Solms Park tube Season tickets are available at Landa Recreation ter or Landa Park Information For more call 620PLAY or Community Council of South Central will issuing USPA commodities to income eligible househomespn 19 Sw Pa0t A City schedules date for 911 system start By MIKE CROUCH Staff Writer The 911 emergency phone previously scheduled to come on line in late is now expected to be fully operational in late Martin spokesman for New Braunfels Police said the 911 system should begin hot testing by March We will begin testing no later than by the end of Meyer The hot test is when all the equip ment is in place and ready to June 27 or 29 is the latest and most definite schedule we Meyer said the reason the original target dale of late January was See Page2A When talking to Rolo ihc conversation is always in danger of coming to a sudden halt something Canyon Lake area residents can be thankful Smack in the middle of a telephone interview with a volunteer fireman at Canyon a chiming noise came over the telephone and Skinner 1 have to Thais our fire Skinner had been talking about the proposed fire and emergency services district election on Saturday stressing why residents in that area of the coun ty need to form the and dis cussing his personal reasons for devoting so much time and energy to the volunteer fire At age Skinner is the oldest member of the Canyon Lake Volun teer Fire Department bui he still responds to over 90 percent of the fire He almost never misses said Larry a director of the Canyon Lake The fire Skinner had responded to turned out to be a grass fire which was only temporarily out of The fire was back under control quickly and the firefighters returned to work or home or any variety of other things volunteers Before the emergency look him away from the Skinner had time to get in a few words about his call to 1 joined in 1975 because they needed people just like they do Skinner I enjoy I hate to sec people Skinner said all members of the volunteer fire department feel the same sense of duty and fulfillment from their I hate to sec peoples homes We all Skinner But sometimes you feel so If we can save a home or even pas ture thats gratification We have done somebody some good and thats a good said If someones home is on fire or they need to be taken to the hospital were Those people we help thank us and that makes it all worm Ratliff said the proposed fire and emergency services district has been in the works for about three years but has conic to maturity within the last 60 The primary reason to establish the district is so the fire department and ambulance services can have funding through a tax supported Ratliff fund ing has come from donations and membership Comal County also gives money to those organisa The county gives money to other fire districts such as one in Bulvcrdc and one in Spring Were talking about a year from people who live in the dis Ralliff The emergency services up here is one of the largest voluniccr Ive ever DiHerein estimates put the population from lo peo ple but to is more Most opponents say the proposal is See Page 2A Fund continues accepting donations Christmas baskets for the eighth annual New Braunfels llerald Zeitung Cheer Fund will soon be packed up for delivery but the fund will continue to accept donations to pay for the The funds goal is to raise con tributions to fill baskets with Christmas dinner for 200 area fam ilies selected by the Community Service Any monies not used this year will be used to start next years The administrative costs are paid by the newspaper and volun teers including members of the New Uraunfels Fire Fighters Asso ciation and Lake Punlap Volunteer Fire Department as well as news paper staff members provide the labor to package and deliver the Christmas baskets each yean Each year since the news paper has sponsored the drive to provide a Christmas dinner to the in the area who might not otherwise enjoy a holi r 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 at least 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 tleraldZeitung 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 ThclleraldZeitung 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 dona call Carol Ann Avery at The fund total today is with donations from See Page 2A Trade deficit climbs to billion record WASHINGTON AP The nations merchandise trade deficit to S billion in the biggest imbalance in 10 as imports climbed lo a record the government said The Commerce Department said the October deficit was percent higher than ihc September imbalance of The worsening trade balance reflected a big jump in which climbed to an alltime high of exports were also by rising to The trade dcficil is the difference between imports and A worsening in Ihc trade deficit had been given the fact tliat imports normally shoot up in October as merchants restock shelves in prepa ration for the size of the increase caught many eco nomists by For the first 10 months of the the merchandise trade deficit is running at an annual rate of down a modest percent from last years deficit of Many economists arc looking for very little improvement in the iradc imbalance in the coming a fore cast which would spell trouble for the manufacturing already suffering job losses because of weakening The Bush administration is likely to come under growing pressure in Con gress to erect trade barriers in an effort to stop the flood of imports into the As the biggest deficit in October was recorded with an imbalance of almost half of lite total for the as imports from Japan hit a record Other large deficits included a billion imbalance with an million deficit with Canada and a million deficit with The Soviet Union continued to be one of the few countries with which the United States enjoys a trade surp with the October surplus totaling See Page 2A   

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