Thursday, February 21, 1991

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 21, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas Papa 2 Weather Water Comal Canyon Lake Canyon Lake Canyon Lake Edwards Texas area forecasts SOUTH TEXAS Showers and thunderstorms southeast and cast tonight ending by Friday after Mostly cloudy through Fri day except decreasing clouds cen tral and north tonight becoming partly cloudy Lows tonight in the 40s except low 50s lower Highs Friday in the mid and upper 60s to near 70 NORTH TEXAS Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers or thunderstorms southeast half partly cloudy Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers partly cloudy elsewhere Lows tonight from 48 northwest to 46 southeast Highs Friday from 65 to WEST TEXAS Tonight and Friday Lows in the Highs in the mid 60s to lower PORT ARTHUR TO PORT OCONNOR A small craft advis ory is in Tonight northwest wind 10 to 15 Seas 3 to 5 Isolated showers and thunder Friday northwest wind 10 to 15 Seas 3 to 5 feet PORT OCONNOR TO BROWNSVILLE A small craft advisory is in Tonight northwest wind 10 to 15 Seas 3 to 5 Friday northwest wind 10 to 15 Seas 3 to 5 Extended forecasts Saturday through Monday SOUTH TEXAS Partly cloudy and mild Saturday most Chance of showers or thunder storms Increasing clouds Sunday Hill Country and south Mostly cloudy and cooler Monday with a chance of Highs in the 70s Saturday and Sun 60s Lows in the 50s Saturday and Sunday and 40s Mostly cloudy and cooler Watch CfS up 8 down 13 up 38 down same Monday Coastal Bend with a chance of showers or thunder Highs in the 70s near 80 in the 70s Mon Lows in the upper 50s and low 60s Saturday and in the 50s Partly mild lower Rio Grande valley and plains Saturday and Most ly cloudy Monday with a chance of showers or Highs in the upper 70s and lower Lows in the Partly cloudy Saturday southeast and the upper Gulf coast with a slight chance of Increasing clouds Sunday with a chance of showers or thun Mostly cloudy and cooler Monday with a chance of Highs in the 70s Saturday and in the 60s Lows in the 50s inland to near 60 coast Saturday and in the 50s NORTH TEXAS Dry and warm Saturday turning cooler with a chance of rain or thunderstorms Sunday and Highs west in the 70s the 60s Sun day and the 50s Lows in the 40s Saturday and in the 30s on Highs centr al and east in the 70s in the 60s Sunday and in the 50s Lows in the 50s Saturday and and in the 30s on WEST TEXAS Fair partly cloudy cloudy and colder Monday with a chance of snow most Highs lower 60s Saturday in lower ing to the mid 40s by Lows mid 30s Saturday to the mid 20s Highs South Plains upper 60s lowering to the low 50s by Lows around 40 Saturday to the upper 20s Highs Permian Concho and Pecos valleys around 70 Saturday lowering to the mid 50s by Comal County jobless rate hits percent ByKATHRYNSCHOEMER Staff Writer Comal Countys unemployment rate has jumped to percent from last years according to San Antonio labor market As many as Comal County residents were unemployed last compared with people last That leaves an additional 438 Com al County residents out of said Alfred labor and market analyst for Texas Employment Com mission in San Comal Countys unemployment rate could be influenced by a number of layoffs and businesses shutdown in San Antonio and the number of Sav ings and Loans that closed in the he The economy acts like a ripple affect leaving Comal County vulner able to San Antonios he In San unemployment soared from last years rate to The number of employed was up by and total employment down by Wage and salary employment increased by jobs in local gov ernment by services at retail trade by and construction with Decreases occured in manufactur ing with and finance insurance and real estate by For San 1990 is going down as the worst year for the eco nomy as far as new job growth is con he Charlie supervisor at the Texas Employment Commission in New said there has been a downturn in the city employment pic ture because of Glastrons shutdown and the After the there are a num ber of people who are laid off for short periods of he Obituaries Frank Douma Services for Frank Hartzell Douma of New Braunfels will be at 10 Friday at Zoeller Funeral Home with the Kenneth Peters died at his The son of Frank Walter and Ruth nee Hartzell he was born in He married Lucille Franti April in Los A resident of the city for six Douma was an executive for Shell Oil and a member of New Braunfels Presbyterian He was a veteran of World War Douma is survived by his Lucille Douma of New Braunfels two Erica Hartzell Douma of Austin and Gretchen Ruth Douma of a son and his Frank Walter and Michelle Dou ma of Austin a Grace Shaw of and a Wal lace Douma of Memorials may be made to Hos pice New Braunfels 180 New Texas Continued from 1 said people complained about the postage but they also won dered why postal authorities didnt hike the price to 30 cents a I dont really have a reason for that because we asked for a 30 cent but the board of govemers set the she Richardson Chiropractic Clinic 6294488 Walnut at 81 Most Insurance Accepted Februwy 1991 Slovenia deadlines secession ByTEDWEWEYR Yugoslavia Slovenes president says Yugoslavi as six republics and two provinces must agree on a way to split up the country by June or his non Communist republic will become an independent nation on its The prosperous western republics parliament voted 1731 on Wednes day to seek the breakup of the shaky Yugoslav federation that is dominated by Communist The body adopted a constitutional amendment declaring the supremacy of its own law over federal law and putting the republic on a path that President Milan Kucan said will end Yugoslavia as a single The federal system can no longer safeguard the interests of the republ ics therefore the country must devolve into two or more sovereign Kucan told a news confer ence before a joint session of all three chambers of Parliament Slovenia intends to embark on the process of dissolution he adding that if no consensus on Yugoslavias total dissolution could be reached by Slovenia would with nearly 2 million of Yugoslavias 235 million is nestled in the countrys northwest bordered by Austria and Slovenian officials decry Yugosla vias inability since the death of strongman Communist leader Mars hal Tito in 1980 to solve its deep ethn economic and political Many Yugoslavs fear the country is on the brink of civil Slovenia intends to but con tinue its payments to the federal gov ernment and army during a transition period and is pushing for a divvying up of Yugoslavias 16 billion debt so it can pay off its Slovenia export earnings far exceed its portion of the federations Slovenia has been backed in its drive for independence by neighbor ing the secondlargest republic in the next to Ser Both republics favor dissolving Yugoslavia into a loose confederation of independent The Communistruled state of Serbia favors a continuation of the federation with power centered in the federal and Serbian cap Stammtisch Continued from 1 ble career choices and academic Students will give tours of the university and its resi dence and lunch will be served in the Jones Diner for approximately For more infor mation regarding College Days and to receive registration forms for the contact the SWT Office of Admissions at Defensive Driving The New Braunfels ISD Com munity Education programs is offering a oneday Defensive Driv ing Class Saturday at the Educa tion 430 Mill from 8 to Class fee is Bill Highlower is the instruc Call 6206200 to sign Life membership Presenting a life membership award to Willis at Colonial Manor is Frank Wittig of Noon Lion5 Jernigan became a Lion in and has been involved with clubs throughout the He served as president in the Lytle helped organized the Luling club in presented a friendship banner from the New Braunfels club to a group in Photo by Erik Karlsson Continued from 1 mated million a year in local property tax money from wealthy school districts and spend it in poor The legislation is in response to a Texas Supreme Court order requiring the state to equitably fund poor school The billionayear school finance system declared unconstitu tional by the court relies on state local property taxes and some federal The wealthiest school district in Texas draws funds from a local prop erty tax base that is about 450 times greater than the poorest creat ing said a bill Under Parkers local property be redistributed among school districts within 20 tax ing The regions would be created to get around a constitutional ban on shift ing local property tax money among school districts The taxing regions would not be necessary if a separate constitutional amendment were approved removing the Every school district would be required to impose local property tax es at a minimum and money raised above a certain amount would be given to the state for The minimum tax rate would start at 70 cents per property valua climbing to in School districts could tax above the minimum rate for construction or to enrich When fully imple the bill would cap the total local property tax at about with each school district generally receiv ing the same amount of money at a particular tax Were still looking at said Lonnie New Braunfels Inde pendent School Districts finance arc welding power source for shielded metalarc stick welding 21V 12V 14 114 Ibs DC range 20 to 150 amps for smooth weld bead better arc control on thin material easier outolposilion Two wide ac ranges high 40 to 220 low 30 to 150 CONTINUOUS AMPERAGE Select exact heat required for 378 00 with accessories 6253449 WELDERS EQUIPMENTCa Formerly Packer Welding Supply 4312 IH 35 SouthNew Braunfel Continued from 1 a floodway according to the Texas Water We are building an administra tive record of proceedings and try ing to find the Duggan Then well go to the county to build an administrative to the state and to the federal gov ernment and it will work its way back Some of them had comments or questions concerning the Spring Branch Elementary how and why the site was whether there was water there for student use and maintenance use at the and whether it was in any danger of flooding because of its said Tieken We took note of Tieken said CISD is waiting on a written list of questions from the citizens before replying to the We are going to make sure we have that list and we will provide them with the public information documents they If people will look at theyll see it is going to dictate some pretty stiff tax The rate within the first two years would be per 100 valua Curtis NBISDs current tax rate is per CISDs tax rate is The bill requires billion in additional state spending over the next two Ann Richards I have been concerned that the process was not moving and Im very pleased that they did take action The important thing is to meet that court Lawmakers face an April 1 Supreme Court deadline to devise a school finance reform plan or face an order to cut off state public education Voting against Parkers bill were one Bill Sims of San and six Republicans Tecl Bivins of Bus ter Brown of Lake Chris Harris of Dee Har ris of Cyndi Taylor Krier of San and John Leedoin of One of the bad things about Tieken is that it will create another bureaucratic layer between us and the state with the addition of the 20 regional offices and will end up costing us When all the smoke you get very Curtis The local taxpayer gets stuck with My prd diction is that whatever comes out of this will be contested in Gty Editor Duu Overttrect contributed to AIR DUCT CLEANING TERRH CLEANING SERVICES Ihi tilCounty Am Slnci 1ST TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS AND PARTIES You are hereby notified of the opportunity for written public comment concerning Construction Permit Application C20618 to Parker LaFarge to construct a rock crushing facility in New Comal The proposed location is at the existing quarry site off Wald Approximately 5 miles southwest of the Comal County This facility proposes to emit the following air contaminant particular Before a permit can be issued for this all emission sources must demonstate compliance with all Rules and Regulations of the Texas Air Control Board and all applicable Federal This includes the application of best available control technology to each emission source and compliance with all ambient air quality The permit will allow the company to replace an existing rock crusher at the site with a modern rock crusher which will significantly reduce dust emissions from the Additional information concerning this permit application is published in the Public Notice Section of this