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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 2, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas                                New Braunfels Tuesday One 10 Pages 707 Landa New Texas 78130 USPS 377 Zcitunq April 1991 25 Cents 98 Zeltung wishes happy today to Keith fte Frank Ortencli Vw William Aaron Matthew Janice lie and Frank Belated best wishes to Oracle de Anthony Glenn April Happy anniversary to Betty tftd Wllliatti Rowr and NorniA ROJand And tlnez and Phylis and Jewell Know of a birthday Of anniver sary Give our receptionist a call the day before at 6259144 Wed like to share in die Street closings Closed today for street construe lion are SB Terrace frorh Oriicorri Avenue to its dead erid and Maga zine Avenue from Wferfiweatlier Street to accoridihg id the city engineers On Wednesday crews wilt be working on Unicom Avetwie frdffl Highway 81 to Merriweather and ToWerlihe from UnicOffi Avenue to Magazine Volunteer orientation Red Cross Volunteer Orientation will begin at 9 April 27th in the secondfloor con ference room at McKenna Memor Anyone interested in becoming a volunteer at the hospital or nurs ing homes is invited to call Lola Behrens at Jimmy Allen at 6353260 or leave your name at the volunteers front desk at the Tickets available frckets to BirdVfiye a tour of New Braufifels homes run ning from 10 a to 4 Satur day now are available at Centex Office First Choice or Chi na The a benefit for the MidTexas offers a look at seven homes both historic and Cost is in on tour Luncheon tickets are an additional College Day Southwest Texas State Universi ty in San Marcos will host College Day Saturday to help prospective students become familiar with the university and its The sponsored by the SWT Office of begins at 9 with checkin at Evans Events include cam pus and residence hall tours and discussions of admission and hous ing finanical aid campus transfer minority student affairs and academic Services Lunch Will be served at Jones Diner for approximately For more information or to receive registration contacts the SWT Office of Admissions at Chocolate charity Employees of Circle K at 8303 Landa have declared April Choco late Crazy Month and are raffling a 10pound Nestle Crunch Bar to raise funds for the United Cerebral Palsy Raffle tickets at 25 cents each will be sold throughout the with a drawing to be held the last day of Kindergarten Roundup Kindergarten Roundup has begun at Cross where any child who will be 5 years old by is invited with Pagf g Good Day dy condition today should find winds from the southwest at 20 high near 78 and a low near Mon days high in New Braunfels was 74 and the overnight low hit For more weather please nee Page jntklt Vf IpMwlplf inn 9 MMMMIIMIMMdnMM V 9 P 74 TV Man jailed after 5car accident tf Colorado woman dies two injured By STEPHANIE FERGUSON Ntwi Editor A Corsicana man remains in the Comal County Jail today on an invo luntary manslaughter charge filed in connection with a fivevehicle acci dent in New Braunfels Easter Bond for Alfredo was not set as of presstime Juan was arrested by Department of Public Safety troopers Sunday after noon after an accident on Interstate 35 claimed the life of 34yearold Mary Bertram of She was pronounced dead at the scene by Precinct 1 Justice of the Peace Harold DPS Trooper Archie Harben said Bertram was driving north on Inter state 35 in a 1980 Chevrolet Chevette when the accident occurred across from the Solms Juan also was driving north in a Toyota Celica fast approaching Ber trams John of Garland was driving a Jeep Cherokee also in the northbound lane to the left and behind Bertrams vehicle when he saw Juan Harben The driver of the jeep sees this vehicle coming up from behind Ber tram so he backs off and the Toyota cuts in front of the he Juans vehicle then hits the Jeep and swerved into Bertrams Chev he The vehicle driven by a Colorado woman killed in a Sunday automobile accident rests in the southbound lane of Interstate 35 before being towed Photo by Erik Karlsson When she got hit she curved straight to the left out of control into the median and swerved into the inside lane of the southbound lane and got broadsided by a red Toyota Celica traveling Harben The driven by of then hit a Chevrolet van driven by Elisco of New He was unin jured in the Monim and his pregnant wife were treated and later released from McKenna Memorial The accident occurred around p and blocked traffic in both direc tions for 98 Bertram had been stationed at Fort Sam in San Antonio as a trainee sines bui separated from the militaryseveral wseks Harben Harben said she may have been heading toward Ohio to visit her oarents when the accident Doctors describe call to duty By STEPHANIE FERGUSON Editor United States reservists who sup ported efforts hi Operation Desert Storm supplied talents that helped the war run so according to two local who were honored I really think were going to see a tremendous change said James I think youre going to see a marked reduction hi the active duty forces and theres going to be even more emphasis placed on the The mobilization went so well this along with Mark Hick were honored at a reception at McKenna Memorial Hospital Mon day afternoon for their wartime ser Both doctors are members of the Primus Med Unit based at the medical school hi San Hickman served on the Navy Ship Mercy hi the Persian Gulf for close to two Hicks was sent to Corpus Christi for two I was kind of proud of the reser I think we added a lot to our ship being ready to do what were suppose James talks about Operation Desert Storm with Mark Hickman and McKenna Memorial Hospital Administrator Johnny John son at a reception Photo by Stephanie Ferguson to said who returned home March Its real easy to fall in the trap and You didnt do You didnt do You didnt do But you have to have everything hi place because you dont know whats going to happen It takes a lot of support just so one guy can be up at the line to shcot a While Hicks had more access to current Hickman said the only way he received information was by a shortwave I listened to BBC British Broad casting Hickman No TV or anything like Morning and evening you would see brews of peo ple huddled around guys on the flight deck with these little shortwave radios listening to Hickman said life on the ship was often I would get up at Have some coffee We would have various drills gas mask fire abandon ship man overboard He said the snips doctors saw a lot of the complicated because of the expertise on the such as a kidney dialysis Hicks said his dudes were similar to that of working in a I was working with some flight surgeons so we would see military sick calls in the morning and then do flight physicals after sick call was Now Hickman and Hicks will be getting back to their local I feel pretty safe as long as Bush is in the White Hicks 1 dont think anybody is going to be tooling around with us for Hickman focuses on involvement By STEPHANIE FERGUSON Burt Jail time for first DWI may be deterrent By STEPHANIE FERGUSON Editor Proposed legislation that requires mandatory jail tune for first time DWI offenders could be the threat those people need to not drink and say local I have found that the only thing that really serves as a real deterrent is immediate and actual loss of either liberty or their license to said Comal County District Attorney Bill Carlos DCorpus recently unveiled his sweep ing DWI proposal before the Senate Criminal Justice The committee sent the bill to a subcom mittee for further Truan said increasing penalties and establishing an automatic revocation of a persons drivers liceme for DWI will reduce the number of alcohol related traffic deaths ami make the state eligible for about million in federal Uxider the a person arrested tor DWI or why reriwes to take a bieuth test would beforced to win an admini strative heamnj to prevent his or hei license from being revoked tor ut least 90 If convicted of DWI and given tlrstume offender would be rebuked to serve at least 48 hours in It could ene yf the most eifecuve tools iu saving Reimer said about ihe is extremely Anyiiiing ihw would iiuip drunken drivers oil the roud Im all said New Drauniels Police Chiet Society docs look at drinking u a wcial we have io look at it as a problem ihai we face thai can be a Hie tind deadi situa Heudeu Also uudei ihe ixxiple with A Bulverde accountant and pres ident of a Parent Teacher Associa tion will push for stronger parental involvement within Comal Inde pendent School District if elected to the school Charles Bun is one of 13 people ran ting for four positions open on die CISD Board of Trus The elec tion May I feel like we need some representation from the Western end of the dis Surt I also think I can increase the representation of the who have children in cieintmtury My child is in tlrsv My oiher big uush is o increase iurcnuu who also oirQSDs and Funding Committee j committee designed to find mute dlectivu and oificieul ways ID iun ihe district says he bung Cituuwial so ttu Im OA luoiessiOu so do ioiitnv a ioi and tie tve ixwit m leniis 01 coining to Iwaid meetings vliai c going Bun is tiiiiuicd and nas a itaughuu altending Jiulvcidc Wiu aiy t ie iius litcn A piw oi tic is mailing iciai ou iiic 1 Sierra Club declare intention to sue ByJOEBELK Stuff Wrltw A longterm hope of the Guadalupe Blanco River Authority may soon be as both the Sier ra Club and the GBRA have given notice to the Department of the Inter ior of intent to file a lawsuit under the Endangered Species The goal of the potential lawsuit is to protect the Comal and San Marcos thus also assuring now to downstream water GBRA Gen eral Manager John Spechi The Sierra Club and GBRA have filed the necessary 60day notices to the Department of the and Spechi said he believes the Sierra Club will proceed with the U is their stated intent to do Whether they do or not is up to but i believe they probably he It is important that this issue be kept He said if the Sierra Club did not take action in a reasonably prompt the GBRA board probably on would vote to do New BmunJtelsi the Hftvn he has been awaiiiiig action toi a time the iwuce yi iuwnt to file a lawsuit was served w Mo t Ive been attending meetings uid sitting hi pa mediating sessions all io no Schneider Until iiio endangered species aspect was brought it was awtul difficult to get After he Lhac have been meetings but no consensus on a con Ihc been with ihc uBRA ixm pomng thelawsuit in iJojxs 01 a No one will ugice iu i iJfiuiadei he the mallei will likoiy have o he iciol in cow The ioicuuui ivxuidiug o would be guucd ai enforcement ol species ju uadci ihe Fcdciil ii A San Marcuj ix jiiOlcciiOii vvucki spiiiig ui Vv iiie vouivj uUi ii u He uiw a ers v ihe jktioc vf jihc ipiiiiji i Tliii he involve raUiti nioocuition I he result wuuid IK jnoicciion oi ulafly at critical   

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