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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 16, 1995, New Braunfels, Texas Friday June HerddZeitung 3 A Governor signs budget Obituaries AUSTIN AP Gov George W Bush has signed into law a bil lion nonewtaxcs spending plan for government services in 199697 This budget says state government in Texas can live within its Bush said Thursday It has no new taxes in it and dedicates the lions share of new revenues to the public schools It addresses the Medicaid needs and makes sure that the juvenile justice system is adequately funded It repre sents the priorities of Bush said that despite his signature the measure isnt yet final The gover nor said he still is considering several lineitem appropriations that are subject to veto He said a final version of the bill will be sent to the secretary of states office Sunday Rep Rob Juncll DSan Angelo and Sen John Montford DLubbock the states chief budget writers joined Bush for a signing ceremony in San Angelo The spending plan reflects an increase of billion or percent over current spending Education receives the largest share of spending percent or billion according to an analysis by the Legislative Budget Board Thats a percent increase over the current bud get Spending on health and human ser vices totaling billion comes in second with 33 percent of the total Spending in that area rises 10 percent from 199495 Most other areas of the budget including spending on the Legislature regulatory agencies the judiciary nat ural resources and business and eco nomic development also showed increases Spending on general gov ernment and public safety and criminal justice declined slightly As in 1993 the Legislature didnt need a tax increase to fund services The lack of tax hikes contrasts sharply with the ferocious wrangling required in legislative sessions going back a decade The last tax increase in 1991 totaled billion The latest budget includes about billion in such savings including a cap on state employees House subpoenas target Texas thrifts WASHINGTON AP Regula tors reluctant to tell Congress about the governments problems in cleaning up the mess from the savings and loan scandal in Texas have been served with subpoenas ordering them to testi fy Monday The House Banking Committee served subpoenas Thursday on 10 cur rent or former employees of the Reso lution Trust the bailout agency and three Treasury Depart ment officials Meanwhile top RTC officials in Washington have instructed subordi nates to prepare a file on any and all contacts with the agency by members of Congress and current and former White House officials in relation to Texas failures Banking Committee Chairman Jim Leach RIowa said investigators in the RTCs Dallas office were reluc tant to testify for fear their superiors might punish them for cooperating with congressional investigators The Treasury refused to allow its employ ees to testify voluntarily It is unfortunate that employees of the federal government in a regional office felt they could be forthcoming to the Congress only with the protection of a Leach said Leach authorized the subpoenas after Rep Spencer Bachus chair man of the Banking investigations and oversight subcommittee told him that Mondays scheduled hearing could not go forward otherwise Whether there have been improper connections between politicians and the oncepowerful figures who ran failed Texas is a question that lingers around the issue of the RTCs performance in Texas Now that ques tion could be answered In a May 23 1995 memo to RTC General Counsel Ellen Kulka agency attorney Thomas Hindes said that according to her previous instructions RTC workers were compiling a list of Republicans and Democrats in Texas who was involved in failed thrifts and what did they Hindes who is the national super visor of probes into the role of directors and officers in failures also told Kulka that his workers would pull all congressionals asking us to back off expressing concern that we sue inno cent Hindes added that RTC workers would also check for any communi cations from people in this and for mer A copy of the memo was obtained by The Associated Press Alfred Shorty Friesenhahn Alfred Shorty Friesenhahn of New Braunfels died Wednesday June at McKenna Memorial Hos pital at the age of 83 He was born July 7 1911 in Comal County to Joseph Friesenhahn and Emma Bar torn Friesenhahn He married Erna Schwab on Oct in New Braun fels Shorty played bass fiddle and later the electric guitar He and his brother formed the group Texas Ranchhands and he also played with groups such as Tall Texans and Crazy He retired from Mis sion Valley Mills after 30 years of ser vice He is survived by his beloved vyife Erna Schwab Friesenhahn daughters and sonsinlaw Peggy Ann and Melvin Zerchcr and Geraldinc and John Moore all of California son Kenneth Friesenhahn of Comfort brothers Edwin Friesenhahn of New Braunfels and Edmond Friesenhahn of San Antonio sister Tallie Kocpp of New Braunfels 7 grandchildren John Allen Richer Lee Ann Friesenhahn Matthew Zerchcr Marty Zcrcher Sean Conaliy Christopher Conally and Katie Conally 6 greatgrandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews A rosary will be recited Friday evening at the Zocller Funeral Home Chapel A funeral Mass is scheduled for Saturday morning at 10 at the Sts Peter Paul Catholic Church with Msgr Edward Bily officiating Inter ment will follow in the Sts Peter Paul Catholic Cemetery Pallbearers will be Matthew Zcrcher Marty Zerchcr John Allen Richer Ruben Friesenhahn Ronnie Haccker and Vin cent Schwab The body will lie in state until Saturday at the funeral home Memorials may be made to Sts Peter Paul Catholic Church or to the American Cancer Society Jgelk News Briefs Justice Plans to Resign AUSTIN AP Texas Supreme Court Justice Jack Hightower says he plans to retire from the bench this year a move that will give Gov George W Bush an appointment to the states highest civil court Ive decided that I need to move Hightower 68 told The Associ ated Press Thursday Im in good I plan to open a law office and practice law downtown in Hightower a Democrat hasnt for mally announced his departure But he said I do plan to retire probably before thefirst of the The Republican governor would appoint Hightowers successor on the court which in last Novembers elec tion gained a 54 GOP majority for the first time since Reconstruction The person appointed by Bush would serve until the 1996 General Election at which time voters would chopse someone to serve out the remainder of Hightowers term which runs through 1998 Slain Stars Family Gets Movie Offers Continues Tending To Business SAN ANTONIO father of slain Tejano singer Selena Quin tanilla Perez is planning to write a book and is entertaining offers from movie makers Abraham Quintanilla of Corpus Christi was in San Antonio this week meeting with a California movie exec utive whom he refused to identify Were listening to movie he said in Thursdays San Antonio ExpressNews adding that Selenas family is considering several proposals from independent movie producers The talks are for a featurelength film in which Quintanilla wquld be actively involved A book Quintanilla plans to write also may be part of the deal he said Selena considered by many to be the queen of Tejano music was shot and killed March 31 at a Corpus Christi motel Yolanda Saldivar who worked at one of Selenas clothing shops has been charged in the killing Nations Agree To Deal Jointly With Future Ecomon Ic Crises HALIFAX Nova Scotia AP Agreeing the United States shouldnt be the only one to chip in when other nations are going broke leaders of the worlds seven richest democracies are joining forces to cope with future Mex icostyle financial crises Details of the multibilliondollar res cue package were being announced today at the annual Group of Seven summit in this Canadian sea port with attention also focused on the worsening situation in Bosnia and the trade dispute Clinton succeeded in getting a gen eral agreement from summit partners Canada Japan France Germany Britain and Italy to double to bil lion an existing line of credit run by the International Monetary Fund Sarejevo Fighting Escalates SARAJEVO BosniaHerzegovina AP Fighting escalated around Sarajevo today just hours after gov ernment leaders gave their clearest indication yet that they intend to silence Serb guns around the besieged city Rebel Serbs responded to govern ment artillery assaults by pounding front lines and firing on a Sarajevo suburb with a tank stolen from peacekeeprs last month observers counted more than shells coming from both sides since fighting began before dawn The Bosnians have initiated most of the action but the Serbs are responding in said spokesman Maj Guy Vinet 95 Graduates Bring This Ad In and receive 50 OFF on framing your diploma at Kylers Kustom Korners 839C IH 35W Walnut Business Center 2106204452 Come see the NEW BANK on Main Plaza At First State Bank were having an Open House June 19th 23rd 10am 3pm I Register for daily Door Prize and Grand Prize OUatDamatUII Fa June 16th DM MeCillitir Bid Rusty Wttr June 8th Dulm June 2fth Jin Velk ft Tirrl Hirirlx Wed June 21 B Wilt liwli Bind June 22nd Cdrli ft Judy Advanced Ticketi On Sale Jerry Jeff Walker July 13ih A 14th Robert KeenJuly 27th For Information Call 6061281 Almanita Pape Almanita Pape passed away Thurs day June at the Central Texas Medical Center in San Marcos at the age of 62 She was born on July 9 1932 to Bodo Dietert Sr and Alma Babel near New Braunfels where she was the youngest of 6 children She attended Watson High School and graduated from New Braunfels High School in 1950 On July 7 1951 she married Lloyd M Pape at the First ProtestantChurch in New Braunfels She lived in the Zom community for 30plus years where she was a member of the Friedens United Church of Christ Survivors include her husband Lloyd M Pape sons Glenn R Pape and Kenneth W Pape of Zom daugh ter Carol Ann Harrison of Zorn brother Bodo Dictcrt of New Braunfels and grandchildren Christo pher Cody Harrison and Rex Lloyd Pape She was preceded in death by her father and mother Bodo Dieted Sr and Alma brothers Sam Dietert Earl Dietert and Jerome Dietert and sister Eva Timmcrman Funeral services will be held at Saturday June 17 1995 at Friedens United Church of with interment following at Lone Oak I Cemetery Visitation will begin day June 16 1995 at 10 until noon Saturday The family will be there to accept visitors from 6 8 Friday Ruth D Harper Mrs Ruth D Harper well know to New Braunfels and Comal County was laid to rest Thursday June 8 1995 She was born to Mr Lawrence and Mrs Rosie Candady Hunter of New Braunfels on Nov 19 1905 Mrs Harper is noted on county books as the first AfricanAmerican born in Comal County She was great ly involved in civic affairs and Business and Professional Women and the New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce Survivors include a sister Mrs Flo rence Johnson of San Antonio She was a member of Live Oak Baptist Church Saturday June 17 1995 Zana Bandana entertainment Begins at 8PM Until 1AM Beer til 7PM Beer til 1AM No Cover 421 E Torrey St 6250107 v Jrt nees Sealy Starting As Low As Each Piece Delivery I 29th Anniversary Sale Now In Progress Sale Ends June 30th Johnson Furniture S Sequin Ave Historic Downtown New Brnunlels 6255321 Blues Under The Stars Sat June 17th Fieiheit Country Store 2 miles off 46 on Freihett Rd New Braunfels TX For Info Call 6259400 Produced by Wrought lion Productions Seafood Buffet We now offer a larger variety on our delicious allyoucaneat seafood buffet each Friday 610 pm Adults Children 12 under 155 Hw 46 S New Braunfels 6259200 Welcome to New Braumfels A great place to A great place to New Braunfels1 finest Visitor and Relocation Guide Look for St tho wook of Jyirno 12ilh Were sorry we ran out of room this year and unfortunately had to turn advertisers away We plan on making the 1996 guide even larger and Illled with even more Information lor visitors and newcomers but there Is always a chance that It too will lill up reseive a space today In Welcome To New Braunfels lor next yearl understand Ihnl a I lornld Zoilunrj Advoiltoincj noprononlallvo will conincl mo onrly noxt yoar to discuss size and copy Business Name Address Phone Contact Person
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