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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 7, 1994, New Braunfels, Texas                                American League AllStars named at closing ceremonies See P 5 50 CENTS COUNTDOWN 289 DAYS New Braunfels Semicentennial March March New Braunfels 10 Pages in one section Tuesday June Serving Comal County for more than 142 years Home of EDNA SYAMKEM I Vol 142 No 147 Inside Sports The Marketplace Stammtisch Birthday wishes from the HeraldZeitung TheNewBrauqfelsHerald Zeitung extends the following birthday wishes to Eric Villar real Jan Engel Edna Syamkem Jean Holder Markie Guerrero Janie Moreno Katie ONeal Kristie Grace Travis Ploch Johnny Williams belat Alex Caballero William Wissman Arlon A Ott Louis Keesee George King Dixie Klein Regina Ott Barbara Gale Summerville Bill Williams Betty Woodward Happy Anniver sary to Carolyn Larry Mitcham Ken Karen Morin Sr Wednesday lotto jack pot worth million AUSTIN AP No tickets cor rectly matched all six numbers drawn Saturday night for the twiceweekly Lotto Texas game state lottery officials said The numbers drawn Saturday tnight from a field of 50 were 16 302036710 There were 197 tickets sold with five of the six numbers with each ticket worth There were tickets with four of winning therewere tickets sold With three of six numbers with each worth an automatic Lottery officials estimate the jackpot for Wednesday nights will be million Childrens Museum hosting Terri Adams The Childrens Museum is host ing a gallery talk today The speaker is Terri Adams Gen eral Manager of Schlitterbahn her topic is the Dragon Blaster and the making of water rides from concep tion to completion After the talk participants will desigii their own water rides with art materials supplied by CMNB Admission to the museum is free for families on the first Tuesday of the month from 1 to 5 Registration is under way at the Childrens Museum for summer classes Classes are handson expe riences in art TV production and science for all ages Call the museum 6200939 for more information Canyon Lake GOP women to host entertainment What is better than ice cream and homemade cake on a hot day in June ice cream and cake with Prime Time Rhymes Canyon Lake Republican Women will present a program of utterly ridiculous recitations The public is invted to the Veter ans of Foreign Wars hall in Sattler June 15 at 8 for an evening of delicious fun Admission is for adults and for children six and under All ages are welcome to this fam ily entertainment fpr tickets see a member or call Patsy Newton at 9643585 Stttnuntisch The Ntw Braunfels HeratdZeilung invites its rtadft to submit items to Stammtisch According to the Sopnienburg Archives and members of the German community SUunmtisch represents a tilling place for mtmbtrt of the community to gather and share the days happenings We invite you to share with Late night rescue New Braunfels water rescue personnel were called to the Guadalupe River Monday evening after three women who were rafting were caught In a According to Assistant Fire Chief Elroy Frlesenhahn a In trees He said the womens raft came up agalnsfa tree near the Guadalupe Outpost Frlesenhahn said the call was received at about 9 Monday He said one woman had gotten out of the raft and swam to shore The other two were above the water line according to Frlesenhahn The women were taken out of the raft by emergency personnel The names of the women were not available as of press time No one was Injured In the Inci dent Six members of the water rescue team were called to the scene HeraldZeilung photos by JOHN HUSETH Union Pacific train derails near FM 306 Monday CISD approves pay raises By CRAIG HAMMETT Staff Writer Employees of the Comal Independent School Dis trict will see pay raises for the upcoming 199495 school year board trustees said Monday The board voted 70 to give employees raises Teachers nurses and librarians will see a percent average salary increase with each step in the pay scale increasing above the 199394 salary schedule A beginning teacher with a bachelors degree will start at for the 199495 year That figure rises with each year of experience CISD administrators said the package totaled around including new teachers They added that the CISD still ranked low compared to oth er districts in the area We were tied for 14th as far beginning teachers go out of the 16 area said Superintendent Jer ry Major This raise will not make much of a dent in the added Dr Caroline Wernli Director of Personnel Personnel such as cafeteria maintenance trans portation and paraprofessionals will receive a 5 increase while others including administration will receive a 3 increase around a package they said The raise for personnel such cafeteria mainte nance and those considered at the lower ends of the district pay scale could increase Board members will look at that in another meeting after member Douglas Kirk brought up the fact that a percentage increase at bottom levels of the pay scale roughly a month in takeHome pay for some In approved seven new positions for the upcoming school year including assistant principals at Fraaer and Comal elemen taries Administrators would still like to see staff additions in areas such as art music physical education and counselors in order to maintain what Dr Wernli called a wellbalanced I dont know how long we can continue to main tain programs we have in place and improve said Dr Major Once we take a step back it might take two or three years to recover from By JENNIFER ROMPEL Staff Writer Officials from Union Pacific Rail road are continuing to investigate the cause of a train car derailment that occurred Monday afternoon near Farm to Market Road 306 in New Braunfels Ten cars were involved in the derail ment according to John Bromley spokesman for Union Pacific Rail road The 10 cars were filled with coal and there were no people in the cars he said The train derailed as it was pulling out of the side track onto the main said Bromley The train contained a total of 115 cars and was traveling 10 miles per hour when the derailment occurred No one was injured in the accident The derailed cars started with the 25th car back from the locomotive They were in about the first third of the explained Bromley Bromley said a team of investigators from Union Pacific Railroad will look into the cause of the accident A report will also be submitted to the Federal Railroad Administration he said The main track of the railroad was closed until 5 today Workers will be working on the side track throughout the day Bromley said most derailments cause damage to both the track and the train as was the case in this inci dent The number of derailments we have had has dropped significantly over the past several he said Causes of derailments vary from mechanical problems to human error said Bromley He said this derailment was minor Officials with the New Braunfels Fire Department responded to the scene as a courtesy but no emergency personnel was needed The train was headed to San Antonio 4 A HeraldZehung photo by JOHN HUSETH Union Pacific officials tour the damage left behind yesterday afternoon after 10 cars derailed dumping a con siderable amount of coal on the ground near the tracks near FM 306 In New BraunfelsThere were no Injuries In connection with the derailment The main track was closed until 5 today although crews will continue to work on the track throughout today A team of Union Pacific Investigators will look Into the cause of the accident according to John Bromley spokesman for Union Pacific Railroad Woman left injured after dog leashes get tangled By JENNIFER ROMPEL Staff Writer One woman was injured last week end after her dog and a police dog from the Coroal County Sheriffs Office began barking at each other and their leashes became tangled on Saturday evening Trudy Lambrecht who lives on Lib erty Street fell after her dogs leash and the police dogs leash became tangled according to Comal County Sheriff Jack Bremer Bremer said the dog did not attack anyone Mrs Lambrechts husband Lawrence Lainbrecbt witnessed tbfc incident He daimed a boy was walking the police dog and had crossed through the Lambrechts yard where he his wife and neighbors were standing with the Lambrechts dog Mr Lambrecht said the approach of the boy and the drug dog surprised him and his wife J wouldnt say he the police dog it Lajnbrechts TJpr leashes got tangled My wife pauwqted She was concerned about our dog jtf she became twisted in the chains or fell over the dog 1 dont said Mr Lambrecht Mr Lambrecht said the police dog was not behaving viciously Mrs Lambrecht was taken to McKenna Memorial Hospital and was treated for a broken right hip and a lac eration to the head Mr Lambrecht said he did not know if he and his wife would be seeking any compensation in connection to the accident For news advertising or subscription information call 6259144 or Metro 6060846   

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