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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 21, 1995, New Braunfels, Texas TUESDAY to fly south to take on Cougars m San Marcos Friday night See Page 5 CENTS R Geue Honie 256 W Mill Street 8 Pages in one section Tuesday November 410 NO A 176 SClWbST ir DR PASO IX 79903 Serving Cornal County and surrounding areas for more than 144 years Home of TINA ROSALES Vol 144 No 6 Inside Stmnmtisch Birthday wishes from the HeraldZeitung The New Braunfels Herald Zeitung extends birthday wishes to Oscar Schneider Lorine Engel Tina Resales Corinna Comer Lupe Dominguez John Lehr Sarah Zamarripa one year Happy belated fourth anniversary to Katey Usey River and aquifer information Comal Rivet 2 up 4 from Edwards Aquifer 62510feet above sea letfel Guadalupe River not available Harvest from the Heart calls for volunteers New Braunfels surrogate Santas are gearing up for the 1995 Harvest from the Heart Organizers need volunteers for food prep decorations cleanup delivery to shutins and other jobs Donations needed are toys not gender specific in range frozen turkeys decor and desserts Cash donations are welcome drop by or mail to MailltPlus 651 N Walnut Suite 781 30 For infor mation call Robert at 608 1330 or 6060200 Contest to name city transit system The City of New Braunfels Transportation Committee would like to announce a communitywide contest to name and design a logo for the oneyear trial transit sys tem The name and logo will be utilized on all promotional and advertising materials Entries will be accepted from anyone over the age of 12 at the City of New Braun fels Main Street Office Box 31 1 747 New Braunfels TX 781311 747 or brought to the office at 424 S Castell Entries must be received no later than Dec 15 1995 For more information please call 6082100 Entries can be up to four color but need to be suitable for onecolor reproductions as some of the items will be in black and white First prize will be a oneyear free bus pass Second and third prizes will be announced at a later time The committee reserves the right to alter or merge designs Cheer Fund donations continue The HeraldZeitung spon sors the Cheer Fund every holiday season to provide food for the needy New donations include Leland and Mary Jean Cross AnnD Mag gard Schaefer canned goods and an anonymous donation of canned goods was made The fund now totals To donate come by the HeraldZeitung at 707 Landa or call Fund Chairman Carol Ann Avery at 6269144 HeraldZeitung photos by MICHAEL DARNALL Two killed in car chase By SUSAN FLYNT ENGLAND Staff Writer Learning about Thanksgiving Students at the Lamar School gave their November program for parents and teachers yesterday At top kindergartners sing about turkeys Above Corey Rose plays the part of the turkey in the Thanksgiving skit At right Justin Garcia dressed as an Indian sings about what he has to give thanks for A high speed chase Saturday morning which started in New Braunfels ended in San Antonio with two men dead and one charged with two counts of manslaughter We got the call at Saturday that there were two suspicious vehicles in the Summerwood said New Braunfels Police Lieutenant John Wommack The most suspicious vehicle was a dark colored truck with three males in it and a tool box on the back he said An officer driving by on Loop 337 turned in to Summer wood just as the truck was coming out and began to follow the truck onto Loop 337 The truck accelerated before the police car had its lights or siren on Wommack said The truck turned onto Business Loop 81 and accelerated even more by this time the police car had its siren on and lights flashing to make the truck pull over The truck went down the business loop to where it joins the under the Wommack said It made a right turn across the median and ended up on IH35 going A second NBPD unit had joined the chase south of Walnut Avenue A Comal County Sheriffs car and a Garden Ridge Police car joined the chase as it headed toward San Antonio They were going 100 miles an hour with three police units chasing Wommack said The driver would not Around Live Oak they were throwing the tool box and oth er articles out trying to stop the police he said The driver of the truck took 410 South Then he tried to exit to 110 from the center Wommack said He didnt make the The truck went through a drainage ditch and came to rest upside down against a post The two passengers were thrown from the truck Center pas senger Richard Stetson of San Antonio 23 died at the scene Rightseat passenger Marcelino Martinez of San Antonio 18 died later at a San Antonio hospital The driver of the car Joaquin Alvarez of San Antonio 21 is hospitalized and charged with two counts of manslaughter The truck was reported stolen from the Spring Park apart the police were working on the accident Alvarez had an outstanding warrant at the time of the accident Wom mack said The whole thing took probably 25 he said Whether the driver of the truck was under the influence of drugs or alcohol is still under investigation Man injured in accident dies at San Antonio hospital By SUSAN FLYLNT ENGLAND Staff Writer A New Braunfels man injured in a Nov 10 vehicle accident in front of New Braunfels High School died Sunday but not from injuries due to the wreck according to the San Antonio Medical Examiners office Robert A Beutler 34 succumbed to an infection due to a her nia in the digestive system said Medical Examiner Carolyn Revercomb It appeared to be a longstanding condition she said and was not due to the accident Buetler was riding behind the driver of a Comal County Community Services van when it was hit by a truck pulling onto Loop 337 from NBHS He was taken to McKenna Memorial Hospital and later transferred to Northeast Baptist Hospital where he passed away The 16yearold driver of the truck was charged with failure to yield from a stop intersection Ducks Unlimited members raise at local banquet By DAVID DEKUNDER Staff Writer The eighteenth annual New Braunfels Ducks Unlimited DU Banquet held at the Knights of Columbus hall on success DU Chairman Jim Cook said We have not finished counting the money but our estimates show that we raised which is roughly more than we raised last Cook said We sold 250 tickets wjiich means we had a 100 percent sellout I wasi well pleased with the y The funds from the banquet will be used to help in the preservation of wetlands in the Unit ed States Canada and Mexico These wetlands are the home for many waterfowlVincluding ducks and geese who use these wetlands for winter nesting grounds JJueksynlimited was founded in 1937 and since its inception has raised million for the preservatioixpf wet lands habitat that benefit pf many waterfowl In Ducks Unlimited raised mil lion The group claims over a half million mem bers Cook said the banquet exceeded last years total because of the caring attitude of the We sold 250 tickets which means we had a 100 per cent membership Most of our members areCispqrtsmen and conservationists who really carjg for the preser vation of the wetlands habitat and the water Cook said They are the ones who deserve the Jim Rutta chairman of Texas Ducks Unlim ited was on hand for the festivities the live auction and the catered meal a special guest for the local DU chapter The fundraising efforts of all the DU chapters have paid off Cook said because this a record year for the number of birds who will be migrat ing south The biologists who work ited say that toe migratory and other waterfowl will e Cook said This is the migratory birds in modern Ducks Unlira of ducks geese 80 million this est number of and the most since DU was formed in Broker William Mayo celebrates selection for national honor By DAVID DEKUNDER Writer rf A New broker has been pamed to sflfpsiigiw ffOBp ofuajional businessmen whose accomplishments will be mentioned in a djrswtory thaf will be published in 1996 Wpispj H MayOi owner of William N yo jnvestments has been named among bps Who fa Executives and Profession s for 199697 directory The dilWtoiy is registered at the Libraiy of in Washington My I an overjoyed Mayo I of his selection has been 8 slock s he worked for Lynch in San Antonio followed by Ajnerican Express In s where he avestments Mayo said the rea brutuaj honesty and the Mfifg own hourlong financial pro gram on San Antonio radio station KTSA which can be heard on Sunday evenings In the past few years Mayo was a financial cor respondent for both San Antonio TV stations KSAT and KENS Mayo is also a financial guest on the Hints from Heloise radio pro gram on WOAI He said there is a possibility of a deal with TV station KMOL in which he would return to the screen as a financial corre spondent Recently Mayo made the national spotlight when his prediction that Chryslers stock would go down because of a takeover attempt by Kirk Kerkorian was aired on CNBC A friend of mine who used to work at KSAT 12 Tony paraa now works at a station in Min Mayo said He called me and I told hjm the stock would go down He used that infqroaation and fed it to CNBC who used it over the air with my Mayos pcedigtioii owned out to be true Mayo sejyfs as treasurer of the Comal Coun ty Water Oriented Rwreation District board of directors His family is also involved in many philanthropic causes in New Braunfels Whistle blower lawsuit nets state worker almost million See Opinion Page 4
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