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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 25, 1995, New Braunfels, Texas WEDNESDAY Canyon beats Unicorns to enter first place tie with SV See P 9A 50 CENTS COUNTDOWN S3 f DAYS New Braunfels Sesquicentennlal March New Braunfels IRBwiii BHKH BBHBI 18 pages in two sections Wednesday Jan 25 1995 Serving Comal County for more lhan 143 years Home of ELISE KEOGHAN Inside Letters to the Artrs 7A Sports StamhtUsch Birthday wishes from the HeraldZeitung The New limmifelx Herald Zeititng extends the following birthday wishes lo Alnna Fcst John Daniel Meyer 11 Nicole Cole EHsc Kcoghan William Robert Fcltner three years Mnrin Juarez Brcnda Trejo Happy Anniversary to Ruben Irma Madrid 20 Third Doll Toy Show date is changed The Third Annual Doll Toy Show at the New Braunfels Civic Center will be moving lo a new date Saturday Feb 11 The event will be held from 9 to 4 The agenda for the shosv will remain the same A raffle of sev eral beautiful and valuable dolls is held at 4 with proceeds going to the Comal County Chil drens Shelter For more information call Dorothy 6253245 Cinderella to be cast Monday Jan 30 A pumpkin coach Prince Charming a glass slipper and a dream come tnte are all woven together by the magic of a Fairy Godmother in Cinderella pre sented by the Missoula Chil drens Theatre This original adaptation is a musical produc tion which features 50 local chil dren from K thru 12th grades Tickets are available at the Childrens Museum or during rehearsals at the civic center after 4 daily Monday Jan Feb 3 Proceeds will benefit the Chil drens Museum New Braunfels Art League scholarship fund and other local Auditions will be held Jan 30 at at the civic center Fifty parts for students grades K thru 12th will be cast For more information call Jean Wilson at FPC Youth Choir are taking orders for Super Subs The members of the I ligh School Youth Council of First Protestant Church are taking orders for Super Sub Sandwiches for Super Bowl Sunday Sales proceeds will be used to support FPC Youth Projects and the Inc Community Food Bank Cost per 12inch sandwich is Send your order with pay ment lo SUPHR SUB SAND WICH First Protestant Church 172 W Coll New Braunfels Texas 78130 Sandwiches can be picked up after the service Jan 29 Super Boss I Meet the Teacher night set at NBHS The New Braunfels High School PTA will host Meet the Teacher Night on Thursday Jan 26 at 7 Class presidents will be discussing of Heart activities and tickets tbi the Fun Night Dinner will be on sale For more information call IS This newspaper is printed on recycled newsprint Front end collision HeraldZeitung photo by MICHAEL DARNALL A collision between two vehicles took place on Scwab Roarl orm mile north of yesterday at approximately near an S curve where according to Texas Department of Public Safety officials the morning sun interfered with the vision of one drive while another driver moving in the opposite direction was close to the center stripe A 1983 Ford Ranger driven by Ern Mooney of New Braunfels collided with John R Mellyn of New Braunfels Mooney was treated and released at the scene while Mellyn was not injured Bill Brown no longer in need of bottled water Test results give go ahead for water fountains to be used again at school By CRAIG HAMMETT Staff Writer Students and teachers at Bill Brown Elementary arc no longer using bottled water The company that originally installed the water system iSpasvGlass fulfilled their agreement with the school district to replace components of the system They changed the filters put in new filters and flush said Maintenance Director Roy Linnartz Bill Brown water fountains and bathroom faucets were shut down last year in response to lead being found in certain tests conducted by the state Although water fountains tested clear they were closed as a precaution The Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission office tested again following the repairs in December Test results received this month gave the go ahead for faucets to be turned on SpawGlass agreed to replace the pipes although they maintain the problem originated with the soil and sediment which settled in the pipes By CRAIG HAMMETT Staff Writer Highway checkpoints arc moving closer to implementation and if the State Legislature moves sonic sort of regulation through check points could become common on Texas road ways Just lasl week the Third of Appeals of Texas in Austin affirmed the conviction of Vic loriano Gonzalex caught with 90 pounds of mar ijuana in Comal County as part of a checkpoint conducted by the Alamo Area Narcotics Task Lorce in December of 1992 Although officers did not actually stop the man at the checkpoint they did apprehend him after he made an illegal Utuin on Interstate 35 and led them on a highspeed chase Search and arrest followed Distiict Attorney Bill Keimer said the check point proved effective mainly through a sign prior to the actual checkpoint v Inch stated Nar cotics Checkpoint Ahead Drisc Many Affirmation of local case clears way for possible legislation allowing checkpoints make illegal turns before the checkpoints allowing officers to detain them on traffic viola tions Officials stopped the checkpoints however towait outcome of court challenges We were basically waiting for an opinion of somo kind on said Reimer We didnt want lo do something that was Keimcr says court decisions have affirmed the legality of checkpoints The United States Supreme Court ruled in favor of a Michigan rule allowing checkpoints but only through certain set standards Another appellate court in Texas ruled that checkpoints could be applied but only through standards set by a Politically Accountable Gov crnmu Reimer said police organizations district attor ney offices the Department of Public Safety and others have all sent proposals to the Legislature this session An assistant in Rep Edmund Kuem pels office said attorneys are currently reviewing a proposal but any committee hearing would not come for at least a month Many might argue that checkpoints point soci ety toward a police state or that it violates con stitutional rights of private property Reimer says drug traffickers are taking advan tage of taxpayer by using highways to transport drugs When people obtain a drivers license they agree not to violate certain laws Why not include transporting drugs he said Reimer says the standards would not alloss long stops courts have allowed anywhere from to reality two minutes or less Officers could not hold someone for search unless there were some prob able cause and a search if alerted by a police dog could not happen without a magistrates authority You cant just go rummaging through some ones said Reimer Lt Sumner Bowen of the AANTF said some kind of option is needed With the passage of the North American Free Trade Agreement drug traffic is increasing Lt Bowen said many of their big drug busts often have a luck factor involved Checkpoints can be very disruptive for drug he said They can throw wellplaced operations out of He admitted however that checkpoints will also put the spotlight on officers and their behav ior Thats the reason we have to be careful how its he said Police officers get in trou ble because they abuse the rights given to Local teacher faces uphill climb back to recovery By RICHARD STONE t 11 If Paula Warlike just wanted a quick lido home from the last Instead the 1477 alumnus and mother of thici1 faces years of rehabilita tion to recover from the injuries she sus tained when the private plane in which she was riding crashed on takeoff from Lastersvood Airport in ollegc Station Her injuries included a variety of bio ken bones ribs right clavicle left cheek bone and shoulder blade A lung was punctured Her left elbow was crushed 1 lei neck was broken and she suffered senous head injuries She icinaincd in a cuinu Ibi 25 days I he bones will knit eventually but she will lake a long lime to recover from the head injuries 1 he prognosis on her physical iceov irs is sciy good but well just have lo and see about ihc rest oi said her physician Dr Alex Willmglunu at the Warm Springs Rehabilitation I lospital rn San Antonio I he problems remaining lor Paula are rnainls in ihe counilive are na she 11 have lo h n basic life skills I hat enuiiii i il Hclll lasl M in i i i al ll i dillMill 101 to organize a list of tasks and put it in he proper Dr Willingham explained that simple tasks like boiling an egg will be diffi cult for Paula You know you have to have boiliny water and an egg but which order docs it all go in If you put the egg on the burner before you put the water in the pan youll have a Because of these cognitive problems it will be some lime if ever before Paula can return to ssork leaching at Bill Brown Lleincnlary School in the Comal Indepen dent School District 1 lei doctor said The issue is very guard ed Certainly not this academic 1 he first six months of her recovery aie critical What cognilise skills she docs not recover during that time will have to be compensated for through a variety of cop ing skills Beginning in January Paula ss ill be treated at Waim Springs lisc days a week being aught those coping skills Rehabilitation is expected lo lake up to two years I he real road is just beginning for said her doctor A lot of the real work will have to take place at home Fortunately hei family is very supportive Theyse been very vigi Paula is the daughlei and Nell Pinlc and is a nalise of Helton Joe r the superintendent of ihc Helton ludepcn Paula Warnke dent School District and has been a mem ber of the Belton Lions Club since 1961 serving as president during 1967 Mary Nell is a retired school teacher Paula giaduatcd from Helton 1 ligh School in ami Lion her senior scat Call Paulas husband played for ilk Aggies football team from He is a N75 graduate of Texas M and is employed as a project coordinator for ShannonMonk a conslmclion com pany in San Antonio Paula and ail have three childicn 14 Casis and Jay S Then home is in Bulvcidc To assist her family the Helton I tons Club has established a lurul to help defray the Hcmcndoiis oiiLomg medical and rehabilitation costs onliibulions 11 e ilcduciiblc ami he sent to The Bchon 1 ions I Paula Warlike fund c o the Iklton I IOIK lub I ciuli I 7d Kahlig suit may be nearing end By SUSAN FLYNT ENGLAND Staff Writer The lawsuit Gary Kahlig brought against Mayor Paul E Iraser for election fraud may be close to a resolution Today in Distiict Court a summary judgment will be passed on the suit The judge will make a ruling determining the suits mer its The suit asks that cither 1 Kahlig be declared the winner of the election or 2 the election be declared void and a ness election held The other possible outcome of todays judgment is that the suit will be found invalid 1 think the ruling will shosv that the suit is sail Kahlig Im confidciu that were going to be successful today and certainly hope that we said Iraser Kahlig tiled the lawsuit Friday June 10 1994 agaist I rascr In the sun he alleged that election irregularities had made the May 7 election invalid Among the allegations were that illegal votes had been cast for Fraser in the Dist 4 election Kahlig ran against Fraser in that district Murder Mystery Weekend at the Prince Solms Inn Zoning photographer Michael Darnall and Ins wife Mnitha captured on film the events of last weekend during the Piince Solms Inns Murder Mysteiy Weekend a classic whodunnit experi ence II See photos column page 7A The Marketplace Classifieds Onestop shopping five days a week
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