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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 19, 1995, New Braunfels, Texas                                Page 7 230 W Mill Inside Sports SLimmlisc li Birthday wishes from the HeraldZeitung Herald Zeitung extends thefollowing birthday wishes to John Rightmire Norbert Barth Michael J Carrlzales 18 Bob Seeger Chris Watson 26 Lana Cole Tracy Engel Alice Urbina Angie Valdez Anna Maria Quinones othy Brinkkoeter Morgan Williams Anna Maria Her rera and Sarah Camarripa one Hot Meals for the Holidays Tuesday Once again the Adobe Cafe is offering a free Hot Meals for the Holidays for the people in the community The sixth annual event will be held at the New Braunfels Civic Center Tuesday Nov from 5 to 8 Anyone desiring a hot meal is invited to attend The event is designed for people who would not normal ly get a hot meal during the holiday season A special invi tation goes out to senior citi zens and families that are experiencing financial ships Last year more than people were served af menu that included two enchiladas rice beans and soft drink or tea State board of education officials to speak here A new professional educa tional organization the Texas Conservative AcademicNet work will be discussed at the New Braunfels Republican Women meeting Monday Nov 20 at noon at Molly Joes Dr Bob Offutt and Don na board of edu cation be the guest speakers Parents teaches and others interest ed in education are invited Fischer to host event TOD off your Thanksgiving festivities on Saturday Nov 25 in Fischer Activities start at 3 with ninepin bowling A living history group will tell stories and recollections of Fischers past and music and drama groups will perform A supper of sausage salads strudels and more will be served from 6 to and entertainment will last until midnight The event vyill benefit the New Life to Old Places pro gram of the LBJ Heartland Network working to revitalize the historic communities in the Texas Hill Country and their traditions Call 9976417 for reservations and information Candlelight Ceremony The George Garcia VFW Memorial Post 1050 and Ladies Auxiliary invite the public to attend a Candlelight Ceremony on Tuesday Nov 21 at at the American Legion Post 179 at 410 W CollSt Ladies Auxiliary to meet at 7 The winning numbers Lotto Texas 5 Est million jackpot White House puts offer on the table WASHINGTON AP With itWhite House compromise on the table Republicans put ato agreement to get the government run ning on hold while they relished final pas sage of their plan to balance the federal bud get in seven years A final vote in the House today was the lone formality needed before sending the mea sure to the White House So eager was President Clinton to reject it that his top aides offered to waive normal procedures so he could veto the bill immedi ately Complete story on Page 4 NCAA Texas NCAA Sam Houston SW Texas Florida St Texas Baylor Ohio NewBraunfels Herald BOWF3T 2627 E YAMDELL DR SUNDAY EL TX 79903 46 Pages in three sections Sunday November Serving Comal County for more than 144 years Home of JOHN RIGHTMIRE Vol 144 No 5 Train victim was a wanted man Police still searching for next of kin By SUSAN FLYNT ENGLAND Staff Writer yet to find the family of Bill Williams the man who died in a train accident early last Friday morning but they did find out that he was wanted for burglary and attempted murder in New Orleans New Orleans had two warrants on said New Braunfels Police Lieutenant John Wommack Theyvebeen looking for him since It turns out that Bill Williams first name is actually Peter Wom mack said New Orleans appears to be his hometown An autopsy of Williams body showed a high alcohol content The NBPD arrested him several times for public intoxication Police dont normally check for out of state felony warrants when a person is booked for public intoxication Wommack said Thats how the two New Orleans warrants escaped notice The1 NBPD found Williams last known address through the San Marcos Job Corps We handled him numerous time and he only gave his social security number Wommack said Police are still looking for Williams relatives Man held on sex crime charges By SUSAN FLYNT ENGLAND Staff Writer A 38 yearold San Antonio man is injail on charges of aggravated sexual assault and indecency with a child that allegedly happened in the Canyon Lake area according to a Comal County Sheriffs Depart ment report Comal County Sheriff s investi gators got warrants for Jeffery K Alexanders arrest for indecency with a child and two counts of aggravated sexual assault New Braunfels Police Department offi cers arrested Alexander and he was booked into the Comal County Jail Wednesday Alexander allegedly assaulted a teenager between Oct 11 1993 and August 1995 at a house in the Canyon Lake area Child Protective Services Comal County Juvenile Officer Bill Faulkner and Comal County undercover officers cooperated to prepare the case against Alexan der At press time Alexander was housed in the Comal County Jail under bond Bond had first been set for but was increased after a bond reduction hearing in 207th District Judge Jack Robisons court Friday Fatal fire was started byelectrical problem By SUSAN FLYNT ENGLAND Staff Writer Smoke inhalation caused Estella McWilliams death in her Liberty Street home early Thursday morning I havent received a written report yet but the Travis Coun ty coroner has told me that Ms McWilliams died of asphyxia tion by carbon monoxide in oth er words smoke said Justice of the Peace Diana Cam pos New Braunfels Fire Depart ment officials concluded that an electrical fixture in one of the bedrooms caused the blaze said NBFD Assistant Chief Elroy Friesenhahn Firefighters found McWilliams body sitting in a living room chair near the front door when they entered her house They responded to the fire call at Thursday Friesen hahn said Post Office selling long distance By MELANIE GERIK Staff Writer New Braunfels residents now can buy long distance time at the post office as part of a trial for prepaid phone cards The San Antonio district of the Post Office is one of seven test markets for the FirstClass Phonecard whose long distance service is provided by American Express Telecom Although the post office is tar geting Christmas shoppers with the phone cards the cards will be sold during an 18month trial basis At the end of the 18 months the decision will be made whether to keep it or said Hardy Hobbs officer in charge at the Braunfels post office The prepaid cards which went on sale Monday resemble large stamps with holiday scenes such as Santa Claus stepping into a chim ney The cards can be used as stocking stuffers for college stu dents or friends and relatives trav eling outoftown The cards are sold in or increments The more expensive cards have cheap er perminute rates according to information supplied with the card Hobbs said its too early to about card sales adding he has no prediction on how the card will sell during the trial period The New Braunfels branch is one of seven in the San Antonio district to test market the cards Other districts selling the cards include Austin Albuquerque Columbus Ohio Miami Providence Salt Lake City and San Diego Airman of the Quarter gets the VIP treatment By SUSAN FLYNT ENGLAND Staff Writer Senior Airman Stephanie E Johnson won over New Braunfels dignitaries with her warmth and dynamic persona when they honored her Friday as Airman of the Quarter Only a few airmen have as much responsibility as Senior Airman John slid Master Sergeant Douglas Edmonds Johnson is responsible for more tfcan Air Force job changes a month he said She has been selected as Airman of the Quarter in other assignments Its only the best of the best of the best who can be honored like said Colonel Thomas Folkes Johnson is the superintendent for die Protestant Sunday School at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio I teach a Sunday school class organize train ings and do whatever else the adminis trator doesnt get she said She is a member of the Air Force Senior Airman Stephanie E Johnson Sergeants Association the Noncommis sioned Officer Association and the Ran dolph Air Force Base Honor Guard Johnson 26 is married to Rickey L Johnson of San Antonio She was given a mini New Braunfels vacation package from area merchants This gives me a very good excuse to drag Rickey up here and visit your fair she said Johnson is about three credit hours away from an Associates Degree through the Community College of the Air Force She is also pursuing a BA in Business Administration with an emphasis in Hotel Management at Incarnate Word College I want to go to ROTC and become a commissioned she said Even tually I want to retire from the Air Force and have my own Mayor Paul E Fraser Jr gave her a key to the city County Judge and Cham ber Chair of the Board Carter Casteel conferred on her the title of Princess of the City to a Prince I can tell youre a Casteel said About two dozen local residents and businesses contributed items for a gift package for Johnson Energy Secretarys enemies list recalls the days of Richard Nixon See Opinion Page 44   

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