Friday, April 19, 1991

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 19, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas Page 4 New Texas April 1991 State Medal of commendation Man kills four himself HOUSTON AP Investigators were searching today for possible reasons that a 42yearold carpenter gunned down his four children across their dining room table and then killed Police said early today that the Vietnamese who has not yet been identi bought the gun the same day as the apparent Ralph Oonzalcs said police had to break down the door to the firstfloor apartment after a neighbor reported hearing scuffling noises and about seven shots fired about One bullet went through a wall and into another neighbors Officers found the four children three girls aged and and a 12 dead on the same side of the dining room Each had been shot in the head with a The fathers body and a gun were lying f Police also found snapshots of the apparently taken immediately before the i Police said a note was found in the but they would not reveal its Board votes to block programs AUSTIN AP Saying that existing programs already arc the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board has voted to shelve all new public college and university programs until the state increases education In a unanimous the board tentatively agreed Thursday to approve pro and proposals with the understanding that they would be implemented only if the state increases funding by July officials The freeze immediately was applied to funding for a dozen proposed new degree programs in universities and community Woman officer wounded SAN ANTONIO AP Police arrested a man sought in a restaurant shoot ing attack that left a woman dead and a police officer critically The gunman had argued late Thursday afternoon outside a Churchs restaur ant on the citys east side with Maxinc Yvette identified as his girl police The man then shot Officer Douglas who was taking a dinner break at the and turned the gun on Baxter as her two young ages 5 and The 32yearold who has not yet been was being held for investigation of attempted capital murder and murder after being arrested at a said police spokeswoman Sandy who was shot once in the was in critical condition in the inten sive care unit at Brooke Army Medical said a hospital Nation Funds for school reform questioned WASHINGTON AP Educators and government leaders say they dont know where the money will come from to finance President Bushs proposed revolution in the educational If the plan is to it will require a major commitment in terms of resources and NAACP spokesman James Williams said Thursday after Bush unveiled his We question whether the financial resources that have been required are adequate to do the The president called for toptobottom school including a voluntary nationwide exam federal aid pegged to academic results and mil lion in startup funds for anew generation of Rocket with satellite destroyed CAPE AP A rocket carrying a Japanese broadcast ing satellite was blown up by remote control after apparent engine trouble sent the 100 million mass of metal tumbling toward The Air Force sent selfdestruct commands six minutes after liftoff Thurs The twoengine Centaur guidance system with the satellite still attached was detonated over the Atlantic Ocean about 240 miles from the launch Rocket builder General Dynamics called the incident a great States not ready for gun checks WASHINGTON AP The Bush administration acknowledges that most states dont yet have the ability to conduct fully computerized pointofsale records checks to prevent felons from purchasing The administration favors such a program over a proposal that would estab lish a sevenday waiting period for handgun Attorney General Dick Thornburgh was unable to tell the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday how long it would take for federal and stale govern ments to computerize criminal records to enable such We are moving forward as vigorously as we thats all I can Thornburgh But the attorney general said a computerized system was preferable to mak ing handgun purchasers wait a week while local police check their records to ensure that wouldbe buyers are not World Gorbachev arrives in South Korea CHEJU South Korea AP Mikhail Gorbachev today became the first Soviet leader to visit South Korea when he arrived on this tropical island for talks with President Roh Radical students demonstrated before his claiming that Gorbachevs visit will only anger Communist North Korea and hinder efforts to unify the Korean Issues of peace and security on the Korean peninsula topped todays though no major agreements are South Korea is expected to ask the Soviets to cut off supplies of plutonium and other nuclear materials to North Korea until Pyongyang agrees to international inspections of its HeraldZtitung Published Sunday Thursday and Friday afternoons by New Braunfela 707 Landa or Drawer New Texas Second Class postage paid by New Braunfels HeraldZeitung at New DAVID SULLENS Editor and Publisher JANINE GREEN Managing Editor CHERYL DuVALL Business Manager KAREN REININGER Classified Manager LONE BEASLEY Advertising Director CAROL ANN AVERY Circulation Manager GUS ELBEL Pressroom Foreman Carrier delivery in Blanco and Kendall counties one Senior Citizens Discount carrier delivery six one Mail delivery outside Comal in Texas three six one Mail outside Texas six one If you have not receivedyour newspaper by Tuesday through or by call 6259144 or 6581900 by 7 and 11 Postmaster Send address changes to Drawer New Braunfels Texas Comal County District Attorney Bill receives the 1991 law enforcement commendation medal recently from the William Hightower Chapter of the Sons of the American Reimer receives the award from Mike Doc chairman of law enforcement and Al SAR Last years awardee was Comal County Sheriff Jack Photo by Karla Wenzel AUFC AP part of monthlong emphasis By JANINE GREEN Managing Editor When Agencies United for Child Abuse Prevention AUFCAP meets at noon guest speaker will be Pedro supervisor of Child Protective Services for Comal Coun The meeting will be at the VEH Dining NBISD Education April is Child Abuse Prevention AUFCAP President Jose Munoz recently attended a meeting of the New Braunfels City Council and accepted a proclamation designating the observance The Texas Department of Human Services Status Report for fiscal 1989 put the total number of referrals received by that department at a substantial increase over 1988s Referrals investigated by DHS include emotional physi cal sexual abandon medical neglect and physical The report also includes sta tistics on sources of with the largest 21 percent from Agencies under the AUFCAP umbrella include Comal County Child Welfare which studies the needs of children in the especially foster care and works with DHS to provide It acts as a liaison betweem Commissioners the community and Texas Department of Human Ser vices which receives and investigates referrals of child abuse and neglect in Comal The Emergency Childrens Shel established to provide a temporary home for the abused and neglected children of the Comal County Child which provides court appointed volunteers to supplement the work of the Child Protective Ser vices judges and Teen which provides an emergency group home for boys and girls between the ages of 10 and Organization for the Enforcement of Child a support group for singleparent Its aims is to help secure the child support needed for youngsters Comal County Juvenile Progra where referrals are made for children ages 10 to 16 by law enforce ment community agencies and Hays County Womens which provides accompaniment to law enforcement and court proceedings for sexual abuse Individual and group counseling for child sexual abuse victims and their families also are Crisis Drug Dependencv which provides 24hour lis tening and referral Coma County Health Depart which provides wellchild clin ics and immunizations for all This agency receives and makes refer rals to appropriate agencies for a vari ety of mental and physical health Homespun Early Childhood which provides high quality educational and therapeutic early childhood services for families of children birth to age three with developmental delays associated with birth pre maturity or other Texas Agricultural Extension Ser vice Comal which pro vides educational programs and infor mation on family money self wellness and Family Outreach Comal Coun preventing child abuse before it happens by working with families at This agency works with children and families on emotional teen pregnancy and school Other agencies and individuals pro viding support include Comal County Womens New Braunfels Registered New Braunfels Pediatric New Braunfels Safe City Adult Proba tion Comal County Comal County Bar New Braunfels Inde pendent School Comal Inde pendent School New Braun fels Childrens New Braun fels City Counil of New Braunfels City of New Christ the King Confes sional Lutheran New Braun fels Citizens Bank and Patricia Our mens have 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