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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 22, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas                                San Antonio City Council wants landmark See Page 4 Canyon soccer teams face District 275A See Page 9 Talk of ground war greets rejection of peace S00Pdg9l1 New Braunfels 71 707 Landa New Texas 78130 DSPS 377 tctuno 77880 Friday 1991 25 Cents One 14 Pages Stammtisch Happy birthday The New Braunfels Herald Zeitung wishes Happy Birthday to Andy Pace today and Emil Pal lenbcrg on Belated best wishes to Cindy Do you know of a birthday com ing up Call our receptionist the day before wed like to share in the Put It In the bag Area Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts last weekend asked you to put it in the bag when they distri buted plastic sacks for you to fill with nonperishable food Local Scouts will collect the bags this Saturday and will take them to the Food Pantry in New Braunfels or the food pantry at Canyon Residents who do not receive a Scouting for Food bag are invited to drop off food items at Buy For Handy the StopnGo on FM and Sun City Fash 940 San in New where collection boxes have been available all Food will be distributed in the communi ty in which it was Scout troops throughout the Alamo Area Council 13 counties of Boy Scouts of America are participat ing in the Auxiliary February is Membership Month for the McKenna Memorial Hospi tal Persons interested in joining the organization are asked to call Marie Kliefoth at 6296770 or Joan Jemela at exten sion AAUW book sale Do you have books you no lon ger wish to keep Itll soon be time for the annual Book Sale of the American Association of Universi ty which gives citizens a good opportunity to give books they no longer want to a good AAUWs sale proceeds fund scholarships for mature Selection of scholarship recipients will be announced before The book sale will be at Paul Lutheran Church April 1 20 from 9 to 4 For infor mation or pickup of call AAUW members Agnes Leh 6255391 Virginia 6253849 Nettie 6205315 or Mary Because textbooks and magazines have not sold well in the these will not be col TBall registration New Braunfels 1991 TBall registration is Saturday and again 23 from 10 until noon at the American League fields across from the Registration has been set for Sun day from 15 at the New Braunfels National SM Pagt 2 Good Day Partly cloudy conditions in the area today should net us a high of 68 to 70 with the overnight low at about 40 under clear skies Saturdays conditions should be partly cloudy and slightly with a high of 70 to 72 and an overnight low near While Sunday likely will show increasing with a high near 70 and low near the next chance for showers should arrive Monday or CLASSIFIED 1114 COMICS CROSSWORD 3 DEAR ABBY 7 HOROSCOPE S REUQIOU8 FOCUS M SPORTS 010 TV LISTINGS WEATHER 2 Pair may be linked to murder By STEPHANIE FERGUSON Editor Austin police are continuing today to question in the Comal County Jail that possibly are con nected with the murder of a Travis County corrections Ernest of Del Valle and Jose Angel of remain in the Comal County Jail on aggravated robbery charges today in lieu of posting a bond A 16yearold female who was travel ing with the two is being detained at the Guadalupe County Juvenile Detention Center in They were arrested in New Braun fels shonly after they allegedly robbed a convenience store clerk in San police And they along with other are being questioned in the beating death of Willaim Rod an employee of the Travis County Jail Annex in Del Brent McDonald of the Austin Police Department said Redman was killed at an Austin apartment complex where Flores also The victim was allegedly confronted by a group of people gathered at Flores apart ment and beaten to officials When Austin police arrived at the scene the group quickly broke up and a car drove When the officers stopped the car there were four guys that ran and we had one in McDonald Flores and the juvenile who were arrested around 3 Thursday are being questioned in reference to the New Braunfels Police Spokesman Martin Mayer said police were advised by San Marcos police that suspects in an armed robbery were last seen heading south on Interstate 35 toward New Police pulled the vehicle over on Interstate 35 in the New Braunfels city limits around 3 Young Woman of the Year Taking a look at portraits of this years contestants in the New Braun fels Young Woman of the Year pageant are Michelle and Melinda The creating a stainedglass effect in their window mountings at the Civic offer a glimpse of what awaits those attending tonights preliminaries and Saturday evenings The national pageant also will be held in New Photo byErikKarlsson They found a sawed off a ammunition for Mayer One of them was reaching for the but at the urging of the police officers he thought better of The suspects also are being ques tioned in the attempted theft of a vehi cle in Bastrop County around mid night City Editor Dwu Oventreet contributed to thii 75 years in prison assessed By STEPHANIE FERGUSON Itews Editor A San Antonio who was arrested two weeks ago and charged with murdering an acquaintance in Comal has been sentenced to 75 years in prison after pleading guil ty to the Paul Daniel was sentenced Thursday by District Judge Robert serve 75 years in the Department of Criminal Justice insti tutional Division for killing 19year old Paul Since there also was a deadly weapon Jew will have to serve at least 15 years before he will be eligible for said Comal County District Attorney Rodriguez died earlier this month from the result of a gunshot wound to the back of the He was found by motorists in the southbound lane rightofway of 281 He had been shot with a 20guage shot gun found in a nearby Reimer said there were a number of motivations that could have lead to the murder the night Rodriguez left a party with The roommate and several other people verified that the person that was killed was suicidal and one of the witnesses also verified that before leaving with Jew that they saw to in his wallet and we found the SM 2 CISDs academic decathletes will compete with Texas best Two local high schools will com pete this weekend in the Texas Small School Academic after earning high honors in Region V com petition early this Members of the Smithson Valley High School and Canyon High School teams are in Fort Worth for the first ever small school statewide Scholarships valued at are at stake as students from the 25 high schools across the state compete at Western Hills High The small school division includes high schools with enrollment of or Competitors in the state meet are schools which won the small school category during regional decathlon events and eight of the highest scoring teams from across the The ninemember Academic Decathlon teams will participate in speech and interview activities and six objective examinations as well as a Super Quiz event that chal lenges students to test their abilities before a large Academic Decathlon is unique because it is not liminted to high achieving Each team con sists of three A three B stu dents and three C Based on their gradepoint members compete in either varsity or scholastic Members of the SVHS team com peting in Fort Worth are Matt Steven Sandra Cherrice Kelly Shane Arthur John Marquis and Andrew Their coaches are Ann Rider and Ann Competing for CHS are Nicole Tim Raymond Kin Travis Elizabeth Olenda Kenny Marisia Parra and Warren Their coaches are Judy Wright and David Insurance bill draws good reaction From STAFF and WIRE REPORTS AUSTIN Consumer organiza tions hailed legislation that Ann Richards says will reform the insur ance business in Industry officials said they were still reviewing the massive but that insurers support at least some of its Seeking to make good on a major campaign Richards on Thursday joined Democratic lawmak ers in unveiling the bill they said would make proconsumer When it comes to Tex ans do not believe that they are in good Richards The if would stabilize prevent reduce insolvencies in the industry and pro tect Richards 4 If there is one message that comes through loud and clear wherever I go in it is the concern that Texans feel about she Dick a State Farm Insur ance agent in New also favors the new I see each one of these proposals and I like I wish they had a few more he Its important for consumers to understand how insurance rates are set and if this legislation makes them understand that process it will benefit consumers as well as insurance agen he agents realize that they have done a poor job communi cating with the public on how insur ance rates are developed and the publ ic needs to know that our rates and prices are he Pcgt I Edwards Aquifer has major role in history By KATHRYN SCHOEMER Staff Writtr Millions of years ago the Edwards Aquifer was part of a warm tropical sea where singlecelled organisms produced calcareous shells and reefs that dried and fell to the bottom of the according to experts at the Edwards Underground Water These type of calcareous plants formed a thick layer of limestone which hardened into a 300inch thick Rainwater slowly ate into the opening up pores and enlarging fractures which enabled the limestone to store large amounts of now known as the Edwards The Aquifer limestone is like a cavernous cave that is derived from honeysuckle said Michael division manager of plan ning and environmental management of This waterstorage facility attracted settlers to the San Antonio area because of the Aquifers springfed rivers which included the San Comal and San Marcos There is evidence of early urban inhabitants such as the Paleo Indians who settled here years ago because of the San Antonio Springs which also drew Spanish settlers here because they had to settle near fresh Albach As residents settled in the increasing tourism and industry so did the water consumption level in the During the the San Antonio Springs went dry because it has a higher elevation than the Comal and San Marcos As a San Antonio officials began using the Edwards Aquifer to feed the a prime San Antonio attraction for he Extreme dry periods created a significant reduction of water in the Com al and San Marcos springs in People began to notice something was wrong when their wells started going said Kelly division manager of information and educa tion at Conditions worsened with the aquifer in 1956 when Comal springs went Until there were no problems using large quantities of water from the Morris SM 3   

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