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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 27, 1989, New Braunfels, Texas                                i rionaa ana icxas riiiay uii JV Cranberries create noAccording to throught the Cranberry resembled the head of a crane hence the name Is contracted from the two words Crane and tart berry is rich hi taste arid Spurs raid Hornets for Jth straight win the San Antonio Spurs won their seventh straight arid 12th out of 13th win with a 10782 victory at NBA Player of theWeek Terry Cummings scored a scasonhigh See Page 12 Out with old Dwayne McCrary of New Braunfels didnt waste any time in taking advantage of the Christmas Tree Recycling Pro ject sponsored by the New Braunfels Parks and Recrea tion Department and New Braunfels The third annual program allows the dis carded trees to be ground into mulch for use by the parks department in plant beds and hightraffic areas for erosion control and water conserva More than trees were donated to the effort last which 5aved the city nearly because it did not have to buy such as the one below still decorated with a string of pop may be dropped off in the parking lot at the springfed pool in Landa The prog ram ends Photos by Desmond Bostick CHRISTMAS TREE RECYCLING PROJECT Additional charges filed in cattle theft The thickens and charges pile up as Comal County Sheriffs depu ties continue to unfold a case of cattle theft and slaughter and vehicle Deputy Investigator Alan Trollin ger of the Comal Sheriffs office said Harold Morris had been released on bond on charges of felony theft of cattle and felony theft of Another James Bradley was arrested in connection with the alleged Hand is charged with four counts of possession of stolen and theft of He is also charged with unauthorized use of a motor veh icle and felony possession of stolen propcny including two vehicle burg laries and one vehicle A vehicle which Morris said he owned at the time of his arrest turned up as reported stolen by a San Anto nio The vehicle was reportedly found later at Hands Dry conditions add to danger The dry conditions in Texas during the past few months have made fire hazards out of trees and brush making outside burning extremely Along with burning outside being extremely dangerous wilh every ihing so is Wesley Meyer of the New Braunfels Fire There is a city ordi nance about burning trash or brush inside the city There is a great deal of potential for Meyer With the temp the humidity and the extended dry spell the area has been experienc ing have contributed to the potential for Our biggest concern is that people in the city be aware that fires with grass can get out of control Meyer Things like trees and trash arc potentially very combus tible with the dry conditions we have been and with a lot of strong steady wind weve been something like a grass fire would spread Since 20 the Fire Department in the city has responded to 20 fire Since Christmas there have been two trash fires reported and See Page 2 Troops surround Vatican Embassy Woman dies in wreck A Houston woman was killed near Bulverde when the car in which she was riding slammed into an oak tree on Obst Road in the early morning hours of Christmas Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper Loza no reported that Ellen Joy Cootey was killed when the twodoor Mazda left the roadway and struck an oak tree on Obst about three miles south of The driver of the Theodore of San suffered minor injuries but was not Another Thomas Benjamin of was transported to Medical Center Hospital in San Antonio where he was treated for minor was not wearing a scatbelt and was thrown through the according to The cause of death is listed as massive head Ziller was wearing a seatbelt when the accident Lozano reported the accident occurred at about on 24 when the car Ziller was driving apparent ly entered a left curve and ran off the road onto a dirt The car continued through a barbed wire fence and struck the Ziller apparently fled the scene of the accident and charges are according to the He was later located at his Ziller said he had been forced off the road by another Lozano reported the incident is still under PANAMA Panama AP troops pestered the Vatican Embassy today after their commander failed in hours of curbsidc diplomacy to break a stalemate over the status of Manuel Antonio Vatican spokesman Joaquin Navar ro said in Italy today that there was no legal way the Holy See could hand over Noriega to The ousted dictator took refuge in the Vat ican Embassy on Christmas Before a company of Ameri can soldiers paraded past the embas American troops mowed down a field of tall grass alongside the embas sy overnight and shot out all working street lights wilh a pellet On soldiers searched the Vatican Monsig nor Sebastian and his car as he left the apparently to pre vent Noriega from being spirited After a week of order returned to Panama Crews cleared mounds of garbage left from wild looting mat emptied and many people returned to The military reported only scattered clashes with Noriega loyal ists A few members of his Defense Forces were arrested and many On the third day of negotiations over Noriegas Maxwell who commands forces in Central and South posted himself outside the Vatican Embassy for nearly six hours Tuesday He met three times wilh Laboa in See Page 2 Safe City to kick off 1990 with teen dance Menibers of the New Braunfels Commission want 1990 to be the beginning of a drugfree decade and will welcome the New Year with a drugifree dance Thursday for local The dance will be held at the New Braunfels Civic Center from 7 to II can enjoy alcoholfree beverages and the music of disk jockey ser the Admission for the party palled a Pwg Free Decade sajid Commission Director Don is our hope that the 199ps m 8 drug We will be wpjkjng to make the eomrnuwty as good time to give them something to It is an affordable way to enjoy the last few days of the Christmas holi Ferguson They can ring in the new year a little early and have fun without drugs or The dance is targeted toward middle school and early high school and will be chaperoned by members of Ihe Ferguson said the dance was set for Thursday because students out of school pn Christmas break it was a dance is just one of several activities planned by the com mission in the coming Future plans include a community march against drugs and another Red Ribbon is the first drugfree dance we have put Ferguson But hopefully there will be search law enforcement officials searching for clues t TT o iwoman missing before holiday according Officials combed the county in search of the woman Is arelsearch or her car and retraced thfe route from her house to the searching for clues to the reported indicate she may have had a condition which could impair she may have left home without a never showed up to pick up her hus sjy the woman te from talks fornlerJife there and may have returned TfOlHpgej of foul playwere found at residency and pfijice have not recovered thp A Wf4ter Haltom of Pallas picked up his wd w OeJlas with on by fce husbrndor vyoroani Hand apparently killed three cattle belonging to Don Stegal and walked crosscountry to the Dean Word ranch where he allegedly shot another He apparently then a building and took a fourwheeldrive a and several Hand reportedly returned later that evening to continue cutting up the Six cattle in all were killed three See Page 2 This afternoon will be mostly sunny with a few clouds with a high near 72 The over night low will be 47 Dense fog will blanket the area Thursday The high will be 66 degrees and the low will be 52 Inside DEAR TV The Comal County Intcragency Gathering scheduled for January will be hosted by Bowling Green It will be held at the Comal Mental Health 511 North 4 at 11 Please note this change in location from announcements previously sent Anyone involved in social services is welcome to Kmart Manager Walt Milltr reports the annual Childrens Christmas Tree campaign was out standing this More than 200 children whose names were placed on the tree received toys and clo thing from Kmart customers who sponsored That number is more than double the number of youngsters helped last year and Miller says Thanks to everyone who Rather than spending the first few weeks of the 1990 academic year behind a New Braun fels resident Heather Woods will be among 21 Austin College students getting to know ihc sights and sounds of one of Ihc most famous cities in the world The daughter of and David Heather is enrolled in the Paris Villc Lumicrc for the colleges annual January term and from 8 to the first week of students explore one topic in Like many chose to study Heathers course will offer an extensive survey of the French capital and not only will the stu dents learn about the citys his they also will study its trans portation system and The Paris trip is one of more than 60 January term courses offered by Austin In addition to the French Austin College students will be studying in the Soviet West New York and New Have a good can we Democratic gubernatorial candi date Jim Mattox last week See Page 2   

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