Wednesday, June 29, 1994

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 29, 1994, New Braunfels, Texas WEDNESDAY New Braunfels captures 11 yearold champion COUNTDOWN 268 DAYS Newirauntels MirohBI 1MB Mareh New Braunfels Herald gQpageilntwa seotlona Wednesday June 50 CENTS Serving Cemal County for more than 142 yeire Home of JIM HAZEL DAVIDSON I Vol 142 No 164 Inside Texas Arts Entertainment Success Stories The 38B River conditions Guadalupe ofs Comal cfs cfs cubic feet per second Stain mtisch Birthday wishes from the HeraldZeitung The New Braunfels Herald Zeitung extends the following birthday wishes to Russell Hughes Bert Farias Pete Res ales Plutorch Garcia 66 years Happy Anniversary to Lana Mark Cole Mr Mrs Franklin Preusser 37 Jim Hazel Davidson 49 years Model airplanes on display at library You are invited to stop by the Dittlinger Memorial Library and view a new display by the Austin Scale Modelers Society The display is of scale models of the Army Air Force fight ers from World War II The exhibit is called Victory in the Skies Over Europe Fifty Years The library is locat ed at 373 Magazine Library hours are Monday to Thursday from 10 to 9 Friday from 10 to 6 and Saturday from 10 to 5 Conservation Society calendar available The New Braunfels Conserva tion Societys Limited Edition 1995 pictorial Sesquicentennial Calendar is now available in the Forke Store at Conservation Plaza for tax For more information call 629 2943 Aqua aerobics class begin held at Landa The New Braunfels Parks and Recreation Department is offering aqua aerobics classes again this summer Three monthly sessions are held at 8 Monday Wednesday and Friday mornings at the Olympic Pool in Landa Park Call Nadya Lehmann at 6259295 The Senior Center is also offer ing ongoing aqua aerobics class es Scheduled classes are from to and to Tuesday and Thurs day call Nadya Lehmann at 625 9295 for information Blood drives being held locally The public is invited to these upcoming blood drives June 29 Comal County Employees at the courthouse parking lot from 10 to noon June 29 Comal County Sheriff Department parking lot from 2 to June 30 Milt Ferguson Motor Company parking lot 699 W San Antonio from 4 5tammtisch The New Braunfels HeraldZeilung invites its readers to submit items to Stammtisch According to the Sophienburg Archives and members of the German community Stammlisch represents a silting place for members of the community to gather and share the days happenings We invite you to share with This newspaper Is printed on recycled newsprint Two die in 135 catastrophe Four vehicles involved in horrific wreck By ROGER CROTEAU City Editor A horrific headon collision on Interstate 35 Tuesday night claimed the life of a 64yearold man and his wife and sent five others to area hos pitals Four vehicles were involved in the wreck Police records show that 21year old Jenny Wang of Austin was driving south on 135 at Tuesday when she lost control of her Honda about one mile south of Walnut Street Her car veered across the median and into the left northbound lane where she collided headon with a Buick Park Avenue driven by 64yearold Theodore Westerman of Thorndale a small town northeast of Austin police said A Toyota pickup truck driven by Jesus Guillen 37 of Dallas then struck Wangs vehicle Westermans Buick spun around and was struck by a Ford Ranger pickup truck driven by Kandi Clancey of New Braun fels Westerman was pronounced dead at the scene His wife Doris Wester man 56 was taken to Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio where she died at about Three in Westermans Buick were also hospitalized Erwin Arldtj 81 was taken to McKenna Memorial Hospital with possible bro ken ribs He was in the intensive care unit Wednesday morning Edna Arldt 79 was taken to University Hospital in San Antonio and a sixyearold girl whose name was not released was taken to University Hospital with facial and leg injuries They think she is said New Braunfels Police Lieutenant John Wommack A threeyearold girl in the car was not hospitalized She didnt have a scratch on Wommack said Guillen was taken to Memorial was walking around at the scene then he got real Wommack said Wang was also taken to McKenna Hospital Her condition was not known at press time Kandi Clancey driver of the Ford Ranger involved in the accident said she was still very shaken up when she was reached at her home at Lake Dunlap later Tuesday night It was a tragic event It happened all of a sudden It was like the blink of an I was driving about 45 miles per hour in the far right lane with my flashers on because I had a big plastic bin tied down in the back of the truck Clancey said My dad was driving behind She said she thought Wangs car was also driving northbound but said it all occurred so fast she couldnt be sure what happened All of sudden she came flying up out of the grassy area and hit him It was like she came out of nowhere I slammed on my brakes and his Westermans back end swung around and smacked into my she said That poor man He was probably going to have a nice day at the lake or something and now hes Clancey said I was able to help one little girl out of the car She was pan icking She wasnt hurt but she had blood all over her from the lady who was thrown from the front seat into the back seat I got her out and calmed her down If I could tell people one thing it would be be very very careful because life is short and it can be tak en in the blink of an eye What hap pened today pierced my Had she not lost control that man would probably be sitting down to a won derful dinner right HeraldZeltungphoto by JOHN HUSETH New Braunfels and Baptist Alrllfe emergency personnel worK swiftly to transport a sixyearold girl to an Alrllfe helicopter after a fourcar collision took placp on135 In approximatelyonemile south of the exit HeraldZeitung photo by JOHN HUSETH A Buick Park Avenue driven by 64yearold Theodore Westerman of Thorndale sits In ruin while the first of two Alrllfe helicopters land HeraldZeitung photo by JOHN HUSETH New Braunfels Police Sergeant Mac MacEachern left and a bystander offer comfort to a six yearold girl who was Injured during the fourcar collision A threeyearold girl shown right was In the same car as the sixyearold but was not Injured In the accident What happened today pierced my Kandi Clancey eyewitness HvtldZtltung photo by JOHN HUSETH Baptist Alrllfe emergency person nel and New Braunfels emer gency personnel load one of the Into the Baptist Alrllfe helicopter HeraldZeitung photo by JOHN HUSETH The scene on 135 In New Braunfels yesterday resembled a war zone This photo was taken only minutes alter the fourcar collision took place approximately one mile south of the Walnut St exit at Two deaths resulted from the horrible accident while five others were transported with serious Injuries to area hospitals A twoyearold girl escaped the wreckage with no Injuries For news advertising or subscription information call or Metro