New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, May 3, 1995, Page 3

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

May 03, 1995

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 3, 1995, New Braunfels, Texas Guess Who The first person to call and cor rectly identify these past Kindermasken Cuties will win two tickets to Folkfest 95 Call 6292943 with your answer The parade kicks off this years Folkfest Saturday May 6 and line up begins at 9 at the New Braunfels Independent School District Administration Building Judging begins at and the parade begins at Wednesday May 3 1995 HeraldZeitung 3 A Annual meeting sei The MidTexas Symphony will hold its annual meeting Monday May 8 at 7 at the Victoria Bank and Trust meeting room in New Braunfels 1000 N Walnut Annual reports will be made and the 199596 board members will be Anyone who has made a contribu tion to the symphony in the past year is a member of the society and is wcU come to attend The board of directors will meet after the annual meeting at which time the officers for 199596 will be elected Give Your High School Or College Graduate A Gift That Lasts A Lifetime CAREER GUIDANCE Gilt Certificates available up to or preseni ihis Ad lor a 20 discounl Ci iNsmurt Fan MHNHCI MINI Success INC For aq appointment call 210 6080033 Texas Briefs Emissions Testing Company Sues State For Million AUSTIN AP The company previously commissioned to inspect millions of Texas vehicles under a cen tralized emissions testing program has sued the state for more than 150 mil lion for scrapping the project In a lawsuit filed Tuesday in Travis County state court Tejas Testing Tech nology says it may not be able to stay in business The suit alleges the state breached a 7year contract under which the company was to test vehicles in Houston DallasFort Worth and Beau montPort Arthur The suit names as defendants the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission its chairman John Hall board members Pam Reed and Peggy Gamer executive director Dan Pearson and state Attorney General Dan Morales TNRCC spokesman Patrick Crim mins said members of the board sched uled an emergency meeting for today to be briefed on the suit We have reviewed the Crimmins said Other than that we dont have any Senate Passes Judicial Campaign Reform Bill AUSTIN AP The Texas Senate has passed a bill to restrict campaign contributions and expand reporting requirements for judicial candidates The bill by Sen Rodney Ellis D Houston was approved 301 Tuesday and goes to the House for considera tion Of all the civil justice reforms we will consider this session I believe this is the most important because it speaks to the very integrity of the judi cial Ellis said Under current law you can walk into the judges chambers in the mid dle of a trial in which you are a litigant and write the judge a campaign check for or for a million dollars hypothetically because there are absolutely no limitations on how much you can give a candidate for Sen Buster Brown RLake Jackson cast the only dissenting vote He said he had heard concerns from district judges in his area including worries that incumbents could be put at a disadvantage under the measure Officers Lucky To Be Alive After Squad Car Plummets Off Ramp During Chase DALLAS AP Observers said it was unbelievable that two police offi cers were not more seriously injured when their vehicle shot off a ramp on Interstate 45 and landed upside down I 30 feet below Based on what we saw at the we expected serious injuries or maybe even a Sgt Jim Chandler a police department spokesman said Tuesday Its just amazing that this is all we Rookie officer Denise Akers 24 and Senior Cpl Richard F Wilson 32 a sevenyear veteran and Akers Feds release two drifters detained after manhunt OKLAHOMA CITY AP Two drifters who had been the focus of a nationwide manhunt in connection with the bombing of the federal build ing turned out to be an investigative dead end Gary Alan Land and Robert Jacks whose recent movements roughly par alleled those of bombing suspect Tim othy McVeigh were held for 18 hours Tuesday at FBI offices in Springfield Mo They were apprehended by dozens of heavily armed agents in a dawn raid on a cheap motel in Carthage Mo Shortly after midnight the two men reclaimed Lands white 198L Thun derbird and drove away from the Wrecker Service in Carthage saying they were headed for Sacra mento Calif We didnt do it Were clean We just got questioned Thats Jacks told reporters through his car window The FBI aint stupid We havent done Land said he and his friend took a polygraph test and passed it with fly ing The men said they did not know McVeigh the only person charged in the bombing or Terry and James Nichols friends of McVeighs who are being held in the investigation but havent been charged An FBI official in Oklahoma City said he had no knowledge about their release FBI officials in Washington and Kansas City had no comment Mzheimer Support Qroup May 821 Hwy 81 West New Braunfels Speakers Information Package Complimentary Sendee for the Community Sponsored By Cotoniat Manor Care Center tyw Qmunfek field training officer were taken by helicopter for medical treatment Ms Akers who was pinned inside the mangled patrol car for about half an hour suffered only cuts and scrapes She was taken to Methodist Medical Center Wilson suffered a head gash and broken facial bones and was taken to Baylor University Medical Center The accident occurred shortly before 5 Tuesday at the Ovcrton exit on I45 about four miles southeast of downtown Dallas and just south of where the interstate goes over the Trin ity River Daughters of the Republic of Texas Could Get Closer Scrutiny SAN ANTONIO AP Questions surrounding a building pur chase by the Daughters of the Repub lic of Texas helped prompt proposed legislation that would give the state closer scrutiny of the group that man Have Dinner at the Plaza Enjoy great food tonight At Plaza little cafe In downtown New Braunfels Bacon Cheesebuigei Chicken 6 Mushroom Fottucme Alfrodo Chicken Maisala PLAZAS DINER Come to our little cafe in downtown New Braunfels 367 Main New BraunfcU Open Sun ages the Alamo The DRT bought the Gallagher Building in downtown San Antonio in 1991 with money from donations and Alamo gift shop proceeds docu ments show The state requires that money to be spent exclusively on Alamo maintenance The San Antonio ExpressNews also reported Tuesday the building never was listed on Internal Revenue Ser vice forms that must be filed annually by nonprofit groups and generally must list all assets of more than The Gallagher purchase is being examined by state Sen Gregory Luna DSan Antonio who has authored a bill giving state agencies greater over sight of the DRTs management of the Alamo They did not have the authority to buy the building said Luna who said the DRTs action was improper and irregular though probably not illegal Luna also criticized the groups appar ent failure to consult the state until after the purchase was completed TRAVELS Dreams Come True with our Honeymoon Registry 133 Landa Street J REELECT BUTCH BENITEZ CfTY COUNCIL DISTRICT I AVOICE NOT AN IO budgets 0 increases Environmental Protection Tough on Crime Gang Task Force Park improvements Drainage and Street Repairs Leadership Early voting April 17 May 2 Courthouse Annex Room 306 Vote May 6 Lone Star School Id Col Ad AmbroMd iknikv TriMsurcV 553 W HWY 81 TIRE CO Michelin Uniroyal Firestone Monarch Summit other major brands available call for details 6258681 LOW DISCOUNTED TIRE PRICES EVERY DAY Special LT E Mile All Season Radials Whitewall Radials Mile Blackwall Import Metric Radial Road Hazard PoHcy Available FREE Rotation on of 4 Tires purchased at Tire on most vehicles 86 TIRE CO 6258681 553 81 New Braunfels ;