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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 19, 1989, New Braunfels, Texas                                v V Survey White students use more alcohol WASHINGTON AP more likely than black students to use all kinds of drugs from liquor to cocaine and hallucinogens accord ing to a nationwide survey of drug use by sixth to 12th grade See Page 3 Mtiitox blasts Cfements on political lawsuits AUSTIN AP Texas Attorney General Jim Mattox and Bill Clements exchanged political fire 6ver major lawsuits hanging over the New Braunfels See Page 4 Houston still reeling from Bengal blowout Houstons 617 loss in Cincinnati on Sunday not only denied the Oilers their first AFC Central it created a rift between the two teams that will not soon be forgotten as Bengal Coach Sam Wychc verbally assualtcd his counterpart in 97 See Page 9 27 707 Landa New Texas 78130 USPS EL 3S 377880 5126259144 Wir Tuesday December 1989 25 Cents One 12 Pages Trustees disallow freeport Comal Independent School District Board of Trustees joined the areas other taxing agencies in not allowing the Freeport exemption in last nights The Freeport which was made into a Texas Constitutional amendment this would make exempt taxable inventory that is not in the state for more than 175 The Freeport exemption has always been according to the Comal Appraisal but with the pas sage of the amendment the exemption is automatic unless the taxing entity does not allow for New Braunfels City New Braun fels Independent School District and Comal County Commissioners all voted not to allow the According to appraisal district offi ihe Freeport exemption is a way to attract business and industry into In the no indus try in the county has petitioned to have its inventory The Freeport exemption would have shifted the burden of taxes from businesses to property said Abel director of finance for why vye recpmendcd to not allow the Based oh one estimate by the if we were to grant the the school dis trict would lose in See Page 2 Grand jury returns murder indictment Jack Warren Davis was indicted Monday on charges of capital murder in the November slabbing death of Kathic Bond for Davis was Bond had been set at but was retracted Monday because of the capital murder Davis was one of 28 persons indicted by a Comal Coun ty Grand Jury on Monday which returned 32 indictments on 34 according to Nancy Filkins at the District Attorneys No acquittals were she was arrested at 3 18 for the murder of Bulvcrdc Elementary School teacher Kaihic who was found stabbed to death in her apartment at around on was found dead in her secondfloor apart ment at the Oaks Apartments at 483 Laurel in New Reports at the time of the discovery indicate she had been stabbed No motive has been made public and the murder weapon has not been Other indictments included Charles Ernpctt of New Braunfcls was indicted on a charge of attempted murder stemming from a shooting incident in Comal County on The Grand Jury charged eight codefendants with illeg al investments on a drug deal involving 50 pounds of mari persons involved reside in Corpus Aus and Juan Dclgado was indicted for assault with a deadly weapon and carrying a weapon on a licensed See Page 2 Cold weather Good increases calls And I want Irene Jaime shares her breakfast with Santa Glaus as she lets him in on the secret of what shed really like to have under the Christmas tree during the New Braunfels Breakfast Lions Clubs annual breakfast and Chopping spree for area youngsters Saturday Photo by Desmond Bostick Witnesses report 400 dead in Romanian city Colder weather adds to the burden of persons already in need and the low temperatures of the past few weeks have increased the need for assistance to the The Community Service Center has seen an increase in requests for assis with many families asking for help in paying utility A lot of people come here just for help with their utility said Suzic director of the Com munity Service At weve had as many as 20 people on a waiting list for assistance with their utility Garcia said many homeless people living in their cars arc being referred to San Antonio by workers at the We arc giving them a bus lickct and arranging a place for ihcrn to slay in San Garcia But San Antonio is already loaded down with pcoplclooking for Garcia said that the center is not flooded with people looking for but a large number of people arc scck ing assistance in buying warm blankets and People have hccn coining in and going through our rummage area to sec what they could Garcia The clothing is at a very affordable price and if we get a call from a school nurse or counselor asking for we See Page 2 Cloudy and cold conditions con tinue in the area with the high temperature today expected to hit 47 The low tonight will hit the frccxing Wednesday will be slightly warmer with the high near 56 degrees and the low near 37 Only six shopping days until Christmas Austria AP Gunfire was reported early today in the streets of a western Romanian city where wit nesses say security forces have shot and killed dozens of people in antigovernment rioting that began over the Unconfirmed reports have put the death toll at up to 400 and one witness was quoted as saying he saw helicopters fire on crowds in the city of has virtually scaled its borders in an apparent attempt to prevent details from emerging of the which a Hungarian newspaper said had spread to two other Transylvanian cities Arad and The unrest is the most serious since November 1987 in the country whose leaders have refused to stray from orthodox Statecontrolled Romanian media have made no men tion of the and Western reporters have been pre vented from entering the Most reports have come from travelers leaving Romania or from news agencies able to reach residents by In Timisoara beginning on thousands of peo ple have violently vented rage at hardline President Nico lac Ccauscscu for his intolerance and the hardships he has forced Romanians to Greek dental who had been attending school in the said late Monday after crossing into Yugoslavia that they had seen soldiers shoot indiscriminately at pro killing The students said they heard protesters shout Free dom Down with Ccauscscu and Bread Western resident of Timisoara who crossed into Yugoslavia told The Associated Press that the extent of the weekend violence was horrifying and that he saw sever al corpses on the Tiananmen is nothing compared to he speaking on condition he not be further At people were killed in June when Chinese troops crushed the prodcrnocracy movement in Budapest radio said a caller from Timisoara 30 miles from the Hungarian and Yugoslav borders this morning Newspaper chain buys publication See Page 2 Southern owner of the New Braunfels finalized the purchase of the Paris Texas News The North Texas newspaper is a sevenday afternoon publication with acirculation of approximately The purchase of the Paris News indicates the strength of Southern Newspapers and its potential for said David lleraldZeitung In announcing the South ern Newspaper officials also announced that Michael Graxiola has been named publisher at the Paris He had been publisher at the Seguin another Southern Newspapers publi for five Ron publisher of the South ern Newspaperowned The County NewsPress in has been named publisher of the Scguin The Dumas also osvned by Southern is a twice weekly Chamber of Commerce draws up plans for 90s The Greater New Braunfels Cham ber of Commerce sewed up the 80s and made plans to kick off the next decade during a joint meeting of both the 1989 and 1990 board of directors at noon The Chamber made three special award planned the 71st annual and announced hav ing obtained a Federal Communica tions Corporation license to brpadcast service inforrnatiprj to travelers along Interstate 35 in New Officers inducted for 1990 include David chairman of the board Manard chairmaneject Charles Merger and Mike vice chairmen and immediate past presi dent Pan Sedgwick as 71st Annual Meeting and Ban tjuet is scheduled to be held at the Civ ic Center 7 according to program chairman Helgard She said Car Hurley has been con tracted to appear as the principal speaker at the Hurley has been billed as Americas Funniest Profes Suhr adding he is expected to be hilarious and should be both entertaining and She said a slide show and a review of the 1989 awards program will be included as Tickets may be purchased from board niembcrs Blue and com mittee members after The Chamber staff will deliver Inducted into the Chambers Hall of Honor were Helen Joe and Barren Only three individuals per year may be inducted into the Hall of Honor and their photographs will be on perma nent display in the Hall of Honor Con ference Center Citizens are inducted into the Hall of Honor based on civic endeavors including community service the See I Volunteers gear up to deliver baskets Volunteers have set aside Satur day to pack up and deliver Christ mas baskets for the eighth annual New Braunfels lleraldZeitung Cheer Although baskets will soon be the fund will continue to accept donations to pay for the goodies and to start a beginning balance for next years 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 years 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 at least has been set to buy the goodies to fill those AH of the tandeductible contri butions are used to purchase the food items contained on the Cheer Fund shopping The admini strative ancl distribution costs are provided by the llcraldZeitung 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 lleraldZeitung will publish the names of contributors to the Cheer Fund each Donations See Page 2 6 shopping days to Christmas Inside DEAR 11 TV Stammtisch During the month of the Canyon Middle School Indust rial Technology spon sored by Mark held its animal Thanksgiving Canned Food By the end of the CMS students had collected a tot al of cans of Mary Ann Richmonds firstperiod class collected 455 cans to win a pizza hut her students chose to include their party money with the rest of their Through arrangements made by CMS teacher Mike all of the cans and money were dis tributed to Spirit of a local food pantry which distributes food to needy families in Comal County throughout the Teen Connections Thrift Shop is hosting a Midnight Madness Sale Wednesday and Thursday and this could be the perfect place for some lastminute The sale will be from 5 to 9 both days and will feature Bythc Bag Blue Balloon spe door refreshments and the usual Proceeds benefit Teen a foster group home and alternative school at 1414 San Antonio Tickets for the Canyon Athletic Booster Clubs banquet for Coach Troy Burch still are on sale at Canyon High Rivercrest Drive Wendell Sons or from any See Page 2   

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