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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 25, 1993, New Braunfels, Texas NewBraunfels HBBBHHB 410 MO 16 8 0 W B 1 lvl 1C R fJ P U B LIS HIN G 2627 Si YAM DR TX 79903 173 March Swing Comal County of Bob 50 Cents 75 Cents Sunday 90 B Fred Dllllngham Local son missing in action By GARY CARROLL HeraldZeltung The death of a Naval offi cer remained under inves tigation by Naval offi rials Thursday after an acci dent which investigators say occured during a train ing Syd and Betty Dilling owners of The Fourth Dimension inNew Braun are awaiting the con clusion of the Naval inves tigation into the death of their son Commander Fred Dillingham March 15 off the coast of North Dillingham was the navi gator aboard a Navy F14 fighter jet that was reported missing last Monday dur ing a routine training mis sion over the Atlantic The Navy has yet to determine the cause of the acpident but has officially listed Dillingham and the pilot as Rescue efforts were hin dered because of inclement and rough seas continue to cause trouble for Naval investigators who are continuing their search for the according to the Dillinghams said that Navy officials were making every effort to retrieve the wreckage and reconstruct the aircraft to determine the cause of the The wreckage was spread out over a six anda halfmile Dillingham Navy said they wouldnt stop until they found every piece so they could reconstruct the jet and if they what The bodies of Dillingham and the pilot of the aircraft have not yet been and according to Dilling Navy officials believe the two are still inside the The Dillinghams are planning a memorial ser vice for Dillingham to be held in Jordan to be honored tonight By ROSE MARIE HASH HeraldZettung The Texan of the Year honor will be awarded to Barbara Jordan at the 27th annual Texas Legislative Conferences reception at 7 The award was designed to recognize the efforts of outstanding public servants and bring attention to them as role models for our We thought it was important to recog nize exemplary people in public said Tort president of the Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce and the conference The award has been presented to Vice President Lady Bird Johnson and James Other recipients of the public service award include Leon Dolph Bris John Lloyd John Phil William and E Kika de la Jordan will be the 20th recipient of the Jordan was elected to the Texas state senate in and in 1972 she was elect ed to the House of Representatives where she served three Since then she has served as Public Ser vice professor at the Lyndon Baines John son School of Public Affairs at the Univer sity of Texas in She graduated magna cum laude from Texas Southern University and earned her law degree from the Boston University Law She received an honorary doc tor of laws degree from Harvard Universi ty in She is known as an outstanding speaker and public She was also named Democratic Woman of the Year by the Womens National Democratic Woman of the Year in politics by the Ladies Home Time magazines Woman of the Year and was elected by a Redbook survey as the Woman Who Could Be Barbara Jordan Employment on the rise State unemployment rate drops slightly last month Staff and wire report AUSTIN Decreases in state unemployment lev els were reflected by a decrease in the Comal Coun ty according to information released from the Texas Employment Texas posted an percent unemployment rate for down from the rate in the TEC The Comal County employment rate increased by percent in lowering the county unem ployment rate to according to the Total employment in Comal County now stands at with Employment Commission Chairman Eddie zos said the numbers are a positive even though the rate was slightly lower at the same time last I think I speak for everyone in the Texas labor market when I say this is welcomed Cavazos said Between January and more than jobs were created in the bringing total employ ment to about 8 million The largest growth was in government Job losses were cited in retail trade and mining sec The rate of unemployment in the San Antonio area also decreased percent from January to Febru The rate of unemployment in the urban area of San Antonio was percent for The revised January rate was Gruene race slated for April Volunteers work to complete remodeling for the new Community Service Plans call for the new center to be ready for occupancy In Photo by John The Ninth Annual Gruene Texas is set for 10 Saturday April Runners participating in the or the mile will be running through some of this regions most scenic The race will start in front of the Mer cantile on Hunter Road in the Gruene His torical District and will wind its way up and down Old and New across the Guadalupe River and back into town for the finish in front of the Gruene Mansion A registration fee of enters the run ner in the race as well as drawings for free hotel rooms for Saturday night following the Runners can also register on the day of the race from to for TEXAS The first to register will receive Gruene 10K and all participants will be eligible for drawings with prizes including hotel river and There will also be a Grand Prize of a night for two in Gruene including accom a river dinner at the Grist mill and passes to Gruene Dance Hall including After the award ceremony which follows the there will be live music at Gruene Hall along with free and soft drinks and The proceeds from the race will go to Friends for a nonprofit organi zation dedicated to protection and preser vation of the Comal and Guadalupe Runners In a previous Gruene Texas take off from the starting Proceeds will t benefit Friends for Inside Stammtisch Lotto WATER Best wishes The New Braunfels HeraldZeitung sends Birthday wishes to Prisilla Pete Rose Zamora and Shirley Belated Birthday greetings go to Ingrid Anniversary wishes go to and Albert Hernandez family benefit The Hernandez Family Childrens Fund is selling raffle tickets through June 14 for a 1993 Dodge Dakota Proceed from the raffle will go to the childrens trust Drawing will be held June 14 at 4 at the Waimart Distribution Center on Interstate Tickets are available at Becker Motor and Call 6251757 for Famous People Players The Greater New Braunfels Arts Council will present the Famous People Players at 7 March 28 at the Civic General admission it VIP tickets are Proceeds will benefit the Comal County Mental Retardation For tick ets or call and Humane Society The Humane Society of New Braunfels Area will be open to the public from 8 to They will close at noon and reopen at 10 March Continued on page 3 Winning numbers AUSTIN Here ae results of Lotto Texas winning numbers drawn last tjDft by the Texas Lottery s 41333 Estimated Lotto Texas Jack pot million
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