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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 15, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas                                State forestry society offering free seedlings to See Page 4 Women prove theyre not just pretty faces in Sen SVs Gawlik pitches nohitter in tournament See Page 8 New Braunfels 86 707 Landa New Texas 78130 USPS 377880 5126259144 Friday March 1991 25 Cents One 16 Pages Stammtisch Best wishes The New Braunfels Herald Zeltung would like to wish Happy Birthday today to Maria Ernie Solis Carlos Dudley Zoeller and Kevin Best wishes Saturday to Louis Gonzales and Jerry Happy Anniversary today to Frank and JoAnn Know of a birthday or anniver sary Call our receptionist at 6259144 the day before wed like to share in the Raising the flag If you have a copy of the March 1991 edition of Newsweek take a look at the photo of some soldiers raising the Ameri can flag at the Kuwait In that photo you will see Mar ine Rorie son of Delmar Sonny and Carol Wetz of New Its a pretty cute pic Sonny said but of hes somewhat Rorie is 1985 graduate of Canyon High School and is in the 1st 5th White Cane weekend New Braunfels Noon Lions and Lioness members will be hosting White Cane Weekend Saturday and White Cane is a fun draising effort by Lions Clubs to help the blind and to fund sight conservation Lions and Lioness members will be asking See Page 2 Good Day No severe weather is expected although the rain should continue through Satur Todays high should reach about 61 with a low tonight near Saturday will be cloudy with a chance of show Sundays high will remain in the but the chance of rain will Monday will be sunny with a high in the Thursdays high was 55 and this mornings low dropped to No rain has been recorded this leaving the total so far this year at Inside DEAR RELIGIOUS TV Coming A perspec tive on the career of departing New Braunfels High School head football coach and Athletic Director Jim Streety will be provided by New Draurtfels Herald Streety Zellung Sports Editor Tom Labiiik Strccty soon will take the top coaching post at San Antonios Madison High Tour the Gruene Wastewater Treatment Plant and the new sur face water treatment plant with Herald Staff Writer Kalhryn Results of the Comal County Junior Livestock Show complete with will showcase the annual event in which 4H and Future Farmers of Ameri ca students display Uielr animals Suicide ruled in suspects death From STAFF and WIRE REPORTS SAN ANTONIO What first appeared to be a fatal shooting of a robbery suspect by police officers turned out to be a authorities Police Chief Bill Gibson said Michael of New Braunfels died about 4 Thursday in a confrontation with police at the Ruby Inn on Interstate 35 in northeast San Funeral services for Leinweber will be Saturday in New Three police officers fired nine shots at But the Bexar County medical examiners office ruled Leinweber first shot himself in the head with a Gibson said Leinweber was struck seven times by the officers In a situation like you dont stop and count your You and you do what youre trained to Gibson Police spokesman Paul Buske said the motel area was blocked off by police after an earlier robbery at a nearby convenience Police noticed a pickup truck in the motel parking lot matching that of the rob bery Buske A motel clerk told police the man who had been driving the pickup truck was in a room on the second The three officers entered the room and saw the man in bed under a Buske The officers told police investiga tors they ordered the man to raise his hands over his and then they spotted a gun and fired at The officers involved were identi fied as Pete Casias a 31year police force veteran Gerald Sef a 21year police veteran and Pat rolman Edward with the police force two Gibson said a preliminary investi gation indicates the officers acted He said the officers appa Taking stock An eager contestant in the Comal County Junior Livestock Associa tion Show under way at the county fairgrounds through Satur prepares a hen for the weighing Thursdays swine judg ing is followed today by judging of and The sale starts Saturday at 1 Photo by Erik Karlsson rently saw Leinwebber raising a hand gun to shoot Leinwebber did not fire at the police The officers remained on admini strative duty while an investigation into the death Graveside services be at Saturday at Guadalupe Valley Memorial Park with the Ann Clifton of New York Leinweber is the son of and Frank Craig ROUNDUP Man sought in robbery Arrests of three noted By STEPHANIE FERGUSON News Editor The description of an assailant who robbed a local convenience store is sketchy as New Braunfels police con tinue there investigation The details are real said Police Spokesman Martin There was not a heck of a lot of Mayer said the robber entered the Circle K Food 486 Landa at approximately Thursday and ordered the clerk to give him all of the money in the cash She just said he came in and appa rently pointed at her what she believed to be a gun in his although she never saw he clerk didnt get any type of facial Mayer The robber is described as an His panic about 5feet 3inches He weighs approximately 130 pounds and was wearing a red plaid blue jeans and tennis Mayer said the man apparently fled the premises on foot with a small amount of Alleged assailant jailed A Marion man remains in ihe Corn al County Jail today alter he was crested Thursday in a Soims trailer See 2 Volunteer seeks CISD board seat By STEPHANIE FERGUSON News Editor The race for a place on the Comal Independent School District Board of Trustees increased to five candidates Thursday when school volunteer Con nie Cantu filed her intentions to Weve lived in the district for eight years and since being here Ive been very active with the school district and I luwc a lot of experience in the said who wants to bring that Cantu experience to the school Cantu is A volunteer at Canyon High She also is pres ident of the Academic Hooster Club at CHS aiul was the chairman of Career Pay last Finding a permanent superinten dent for the school district and follow ing he state snuggle with school finance are the two major issues fac ing the Camu The fallout from whatever liap pens to the school finance bill thats being talked about in Austin light now is going to atfeu us she Complaints creating flap over Landa Parks swans A swan sits on her By DANA OVERSTREET City Editor Various versions of the story are making their way through the but Parks Director David Whatley is not going to rid the park oi all its wildlife or go hunting tor swans This Whatley has been working with residents of the Lauda Estates formally known as Comal County Water Recreation Dis trict who have complained about the health and safety hazards caused by the swans on their portion of Landa According to u letter from die District 10 the birds tiave become pro duce astonishingly large amounts oi ami their aggressive nature terrifies the young The letter asks that Whatley suggest a sol ution 10 the problem by We me ou the horns of a dilemma said Whadey earlier dus Were trying to be good but sve dont want 10 get rid of the swims totally because a lot of people enjoy the We want to be good neighbors and were tying to figure out a way to accom plish Lauda iaik is home to 10 including a pair of rare black Australian and has beeai for three The only reason they arc Whatley is that the oldtimers said Harry Lauda hod We had been looking tor about Com yours and wo had contacted AXIS looking foi somebody who would donate The swans uie ou loan to Lauda 1atk from in outottowa moil who wishes to itmain The swans aie the only tiling nought inio the Whailey explaining much of Twoyearold New Braunfels girl dies in accident ByKAlHHYN3CHOEMER Staff Writer A 2yearold New Braunfels girl was killed Thursday after the vehicle she was in collided with a pickup truck on Texas according to reports from the Seguin Police Abagail Gwuales UioU at Guada Valley Hospital in Ser vices are pending 41 Zoelier ui The accident occurred afternoon as Ramon Gojuoles of New was dtiviug 4 Dodge car southbound ou Texas according to the accident According to repom Goruaks vevivd off the road and overs watU into opposing uuffic tuui suuck a vehicle Foid by Benedict Ui San Reports 4lso indicated ut ait utuvsu allied child Uiahtuamt was driving a iMiup uoiih ou Tfc Afto ITU collision ihv vehicle on Oviuaittt lauded in u ditch uid loiltaji on its Kamou Cioiwaies 1 wajj jiUiug Ui ftotU scat of the Dougc with his Moth were transported by private vehicle to iJuadalupe Valley Abagail was n unspotted to the hos pital by Seguin Hruergency Medical 3d Guuunuun Jso was uiuujxjuvu SiiviS to Guadalupc Valley Hospital in Seguin mid later transferred to Hunia ui Metropolitan Hospital in Sail   

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