New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, March 14, 1991

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

March 14, 1991

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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 14, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas SSC’s high-powered magnet components are ‘workable’.See Page 4House challenges Bush on assistance packages for soldiers.See Page 4 -rn • ...vjiev Streety leaving New Braunfels to become AD at Madison. 1 -A- See Page 8 New Braunfels v -U.1 Vol. 139, No. 85 k 707 I anda St., New Braunfels. Texas 78130 (LISPS 377 880) 512-625-9144 Thursday March 14, 1991 25 Cents One Section, 12 Pages Stammtisch Best wishes The New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung would like to wish “Happy Birthday” today to Bernice Shur-ley, Monty Crumrine, Joe L. Hernandez, Argelia Chapa. Steven Buryanek, Wayne Rousseau, Amo Becker, Ellen Quinn, and Christi Ann Perez. Know of a birthday or anniversary? Call our receptionist the day before at 625-9144 — we’d like to share in the greetings. Spaghetti supper Cross Lutheran Church, 169 S. Hickory, is having an Irish Spagh etti Supper in honor of area Winter Texans Sunday at 5:30 p.m. The dinner is free to winter Texans, church members and their friends. Entertainment will be provided by Jerry Chandler on guitar and Paul McLaughlin and David Owens of the Grapes of Wrath. Walk-A-Thon Sunday New Braunfels Business and Professional Women’s Club is sponsoring an M.D. Anderson Walk-A-Thon Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m. at Landa Estates. For more information, call Delores Smith at 629-4352 or Ann Bartholomew at 629-0388. Car wash Saturday Burger King on South Seguin at Interstate 35 will conduct a car wash from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Satur day. All proceeds will be given to the Comal County Senior Citizens’ Foundation fund drive for construction at the new senior center on Landa. Continued patriotism Tile Guadalupe Valley Post 35 of the American Legion was proud to be a participant in the recent Troop Support Rally. Troop 35 members met early that morning to distribute 129 flags in the down town area These flags are display cd in New Braunfels yearly on Memorial Day, Veteran’s Day and July 4. “We look forward to the continued patriotism of this city’s citizens,” said an American Legion spokesman. AAUW book sale Do you have books you no longer wish to keep It’ll soon be time for the annual Book Sale of the American Association of University Women, which gives citizens a good opportunity to give books they no longer want to a good cause AAUW’s sale jiroceeds are used to university scholarships for mature women. Selection of sc ho iarship recipients will be announced before June. Ihe book sale will be at St. Paul Lutheran Church April 20 from 9 a m. to 4 p.m. For information or pick-up of books, call AAUW members Agnes Lehmann, 625-5391; Virginia Caffee, 625-3849; Nettie Oakes, 620 5315; or Mary Tym-rak. 625 5366. Because textbooks and magazines have not sold well in the past, these will not be collected Good Day A chance for rain, accompanied by a high of 70 an i a low of 50, is forecast the d e area today. Wednesday’s hign in New Braunfels was 74, followed by an overnight low of 44 No rain has been recorded this month, leaving the total so far this year at 7 67 inches Inekfo: CLASSIFIED.......................9-11 COMICS _ 6 CROSSWORD  ........3 DEAR ABBY  ...............7 HOROSCOPE...................... 6 KALEIDOSCOPE............. 7 SPORTS.......................  9 TV LISTINGS................... 6 WEATHER...................  .    2 Slain suspect identified as a local man Wellhead Protection draws good response Hearings on waste begin at Capitol ay STEPHANIE FERGUSON tows Editor AUSTIN — Hie un rung ssixc 01 uuaiuou* vault* is .ppioauung ne leat of battle on tie iegistauve trout as me Texas .Senate Natural Resources Committee began near tugs Wednesday .ii the Copilot. The committee«. urrcniiy is weeding tuougii more durn 15 bills, neiuu rig ut omnibus bill, baidirectly affects the iuuaiuous waste industry. There .uc linnet uua nils hat overlap, oernaps cunt 11 Ct, aid |>ar nap* dupiicuie,” aud Sen. Judith ballium (D-Laiedo) aitei the .leaning, '’he good lung is thai .here rue differ em aiicinauves .aid mal lite vuuues ate ut place early. OI ten viien bitts ae tailed, we purisms lux anural or mother vehicle.’’ The bearing Wednesday unlined around JU bids spunsdieu by .s>cii. Dim Henderson (K Housiou) .uid Sen Gene Green iD-i iouxioitj. Members of 'he Committee Icard expert testimony or close to oui hours hi the Senate Chamber with Sen. Canos Lrunu (D-Cmpus Chnsuj presiding. Most of tile esumouy centered around a bill by I tender son relating lo the 1 esu tenons oi ’fie issuance of a per mil tor a san dome iuuaiuous waste storage, processing 01 disposal I acidly near Houston. Lcg.siauon sponsored by Sen. Judith /.at In un (0-L.ueuo; that perusals specifically to New Biautuels ii egaids to a jnoposar 10 lore .iud bum hazardous waste at lie Balcones Corneal Plant will lie discussed during a Committee healing next Wednesday. The onuubus bill, sponsored by Sen. ^leve Carr deer (D-Rooy), atm is expected to be heard next Wednesday, 'he onuubus btll addresses different parts of the hazardous waste issue, including tile pet aurung, dotage arid processing of he waste. /af fir nu, who represents Comal County, ii sporran mg .Senate Bill 344, SB 349 arid SB 350. These bdls call lur a temporary moratorium prohibit* mg the burning of hazardous materials in mdusutai lurnaces, die ptulubi-1 UMI of the bonang of hazanknts iiaicrtsis near sc I tools and pars*, aud Ute aMWA61i,P^|48 SAN ANTONIO (AP) Three police officers shot a robbery suspect to death in a motel room early today after they reportedly saw that the man had a gun, authorities said. The shooting occurred about 4 a m at the Ruby Inn Motel on Interstate 35 in northeast San Antonio following a robbery at a nearby convenience store, police spokesman Sgt Paul Buske said The names of the dead man arui the three officers involved were not immediately released. The suspect was said to be a 26->ear-old man rom New Braunfels Authorities had blocked off the arca after a Stop-N-Go store was robbed Police r oticed a pickup truck rn the motel parking lot matching that of the robbery suspect. Baske said A motel clerk told police the man who had been driving the pickup truck was in a room on the second floor The three officers entered the room and saw the man rn bed under a sheet. Ruske said. The officers told police nvestiga-tors they ordered the nan to raise his lands over his lead. and then they spotted a gun on he nod. It was unclear whether :he man was holding 'he gun The officers fired a total of seven .hots, md the suspect fired none, authorities said. *r, a geologist of Ground Water Conservation Section at the Water Rights and Uses Division for the Texas Waler Commission. Another reason for the survey is to increase public education about ground contamination People don’t; lo things illegally because they do it out of ignorance. With rtore jublic •duration, people will -ealize what hey’re Lining .md stop tieing it. Mever 4iid. Tile [jmject will also save citizens rom laving aldim mal mids to he Texas Water Commission because city management would need to hire rn engineering consultant, lie said. Volunteers aid hev yarned to donate their ame because he iqiul-jt’s punty was mnortam to the com-nunitv. “I’ve been unearned tor ibout five ears. * aid ’Ticker Coelar. a vol untea for the Wellhead Pro-ection [jroiea. It’s nice to see ijeoole are about he ommunnvt voter source md volunteer heir line. Hie 27 who mended the session were ‘a lot more than I expected,’’ he said. Wooly wash Jason Bloch, a competitor in the Comal County Junior Livestock Show and Sale under way through Saturday at the county fairgrounds, washes his (amb in preparation for judging A schedule of events appears on Page 2 (Photo by Frik Karlsson) By KATHRYN SCHOEMER 3t*ff Writer More than 25 residents offered to donate their services Wednesday night to help prevent ground contamination in the Edwards Aquifer The project, known as Wellhead Protection, will inventory the .nuount of possible ground contamination surrounding public supply wells in Comal County. Volunteers will help the Texas Water Commission detect ground contamination by going to various businesses or sites md noting the annum of underground storage tanks, abandoned wells and toxic waste sites and then plotting the possible contamination arca on a mao. lf a possibility for ground contamination exists, the volunteer will refer it to members of the Texas Water Commission who will investigate the pollution source. While members oft he Texas Water Commission do not believe ground contamination currently exits, thev are trying to detect it to prevent further iamage in the city, said John Mey- County panel boosts price of fire ant spray By STEPHANIE FERGUSON New* Editor Comal County Commissioners Court unanimously approved lucia v raising the cost of die fire ant inset ti eide the county annually sells to residents Amdro now will be available for county residents ai $4 30 per pound Precinct 2 Commissioner Ned Craig mile nude the motion lo increase die price. Commissioners decided to increase the {vice since the price for 'he county to purchase the Amdro has increased Hie county has sold die fire ant insecticide at cost since ld88 to hell’ battle the extensive problem of file ants. In 1088 the cost pa pound was St 25, in W8V u exist SI MV . ■ IV'*) it was S' 15 and the price rn ,vj9l is now at $4 HI per pound County residents can pick up the Amdro al the County Rood Depart mett, located at Texas 46 South and the County Extension Seivice office located ai 13? S Water I ane The vote was unanimous with County J wig- Cartel Casteel, Precinct I Cor rn ut.winner I L '‘Jumbo Evans, free im.* 3 Corm un Patricio “Pat” Hernandez a d ! ’n cinel 4 Com imsstoner Morns \i <*” Schwa’' present. Jim Myets of the J exas Air Control Board, head of tho table ’ore hound, testifies at the T exas Senate Committee on Natural Resources meeting Wednesday in the Senate Chambers at the State Cap* ■ to! in Austin. (Photo by Stephanie Ferguson) ;

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