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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 2, 1996, New Braunfels, Texas 2 ji HerajdZeitung g Tuesday Jartuafy 2V i 996 Passengers warned drivers about brakes before crash SONO1TA Mexico AP Sever al passengers had complain brake problems on a bus tha into oncoming traffic and d about irossed ammed another bus headon in northern Mex ico killing 26 people and injuring at least 22 They asked that the brikes be but the two bus drivers on board paid them no said Vicky Salazar a prosecutor and spokeswoman for the state oflSonora Six of the dead were children Many of the passengers on the two commer cial buses were asleep at the time of Mondays predawn accident that spilled bodies luggage and twisted metal on a desolate highway jl 2 miles south of the Arizona border If was unclear what causeci the bus to drift into the opposite lane Only one of the four drivers on the two buses survived and investigators were interviewing surviving passen gers 1 woke because I heard shouts of pain and shouts of people asking for help and children crying out to their said Antonio Vega Perez 33 of Los Angeles a passenger on the bus that crossed the dividing line Vega Perez said that at one point during the trip he overheard the bus driver talking about mechanical prob lems The driver said there was some kind of problem with the Vega Perez said The bus was making a lot of The impact of the crash peeled the side off one of the buses blew out the windows on both vehicles and sent wreckage flying for 30 feet Id never seen such an accident so many dead and said rescue worker Juventud Felix Solis You feel just like crying but you know youve got to just get to work admin istering first New year begins with snowfall By GARY GARRISON Associated Press Writer The New Years Day snowfall across North and West Texas has ptWed that Texas weather can be just asi fickle in 1996 as it has been in past ystars Temperatures climbed into the 70s across a vast area of the statt on Sun day afternoon Less than 24 hours later winter spread across the state in the form of snow sleet cold rain and rapidly plunging temperatures The snow began early Monday in West Texas blanketing the Lubbock area as it con tinued its trek across the state bringing snowfall that ranged from several inch es to only a dusting as it prepared to move out of the state today The snow and subsequent slick high ways contributed very little however to the states traffic death toll for the holiday weekend according to the Texas Department of Public Safety By late Monday night the death toll climbed to 31 according to DPS spokesman Mike Cox The DPS discouraged travel in the Lubbock area Roads were reported to Obituaries be freezing over and treacherous in the Abilene area late Monday A fivevehicle pileup was reported on Interstate 20 near Roscoe Almost a dozen other accidents were reported in the area of Hardin County near Roscoe during the day DPS spokesman Mike Cox said fail ure to wear seat belts and not the foul holiday weather contributed to most of the fatal accidents around the state Its tragic Thats so Cox said It just makes me But Cox was optimistic that the death toll would not climb much high er We probably saw the worst of it last Sunday he said Arilinda Williams a spokeswoman for the Callahan County Sheriffs Department said the roads were still passable late Monday night But if it gets any colder there are going to be big she said In the Wichita Falls area where the snowfall and slush from Mondays precipitation was expected to freeze before dawn street crews were pre pared to battle the elements with a new weapon Texas Today Duval County Constable Ends Almost 50Year Career SAN DIEGO Texas AP Ramiro Perez whose career in law enforcement in Duval County spanned almost 50 years is hanging Up his badge Perez one of the last surviving polit ical figures from the era of George B Parrs reign as Duke of has announced that he will not seek anoth er term as constable He had served four consecutive terms as constable and began his career in law enforce ment in 1946 when he became a deputy sheriff in Duval County In announcing his plans Perez recalled the Parr era in an interview with the Corpus Christi Caller Times He remembers Parr as a kind com passionate man who helped the poor people of the county and not as the man whose lengthy rule was financed by stealing tax money collected by var ious county agencies You could knock on his door any night and say I have to take my chil dren or my family to the and he would sign a piece of paper for you to take andthe hospital would take care of Perez said Thats the way he would help the people Everyone in Duval County has been helped by George In Village Called Peasants Dream of Social Change LA REALIDAD Mexico AP In a place called Reality supporters of a protracted rebel uprising keep a tight hold on their dreams for a better life in seeming defiance of the very idea that gave their village its name It has been two years since Zapatista rebels revolted on New Years Day 1994 to demand democracy and 20th century living standards for their peas ant supporters They live surrounded by stunning natural beauty yet they are hungry Their commitment to the Zapatista cause grows stronger amid an oppres sive military presence Where hope could easily die they keep it alive We want better houses for the chil dren so the flies and the hens do not enter Not just for us but for Janie Lux Kleek Janic Lux Klcck of San Antonio passed away Saturday Dec 30 1995 at the age of 82 She was a member of the Holy Spirit Catholic Church Altar Society Survivors include daughters and sonsinlaw Helena and Lawrence Vivian of San Antonio Janet and Hen ry F Wagner of Houston Texas brother and sisterinlaw Benno and Zita Lux of Bulverde sister and broth erinlaw Frieda and George Botsford of Kirby Texas grandchildren Mark Wagner and Pam Wyrick and husband Jerry and Bran don and Brandi Wyrick all of Bul verde A rosary will be recited Tuesday Jan 2 1996 at at Holy Spir it Catholic Church Funenjl mass will be Wednesday Jan 3 1996 at 10 at Holy Spirit Catholic Church with interment following at the Holy Cross Cemetery Arrangement are with Porter Loring of San Antonio Charles Mills Reeves Sr Funeral arrangements pending at Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home in New Braunfels for Charles Mills Reeves who passed at his residence in New Braunfqls on Jan 1 1996 at the age of 77 Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home Alfons W Mocfhrig Alfons W Moehrig of New Braun fels passed away Sunday Dec 31 1995 at McKenna Memorial Hospital at the age of 76 Graveside services will be held Tuesday Jan 2 1996 at 4 at the Comal Cemetery with Rev Judith Miller officiating Visitation continues until it the Zoeller Funeral Home Nelda Jonas Snoddy Nelda Jonas Snoddy of New Braunfels passed away at Eden Home in New Braunfels at the age of 85 She was born Aug 5 1910 in Spring Branch Texas to Henry Jonas and Bertha Ulit Jonas and married Robert Snoddy on Dec 24 1936 Her hus band preceded her in death on Aug 20 1982 She was a beloved mother grandmother and dedicated home maker and a member of the First Protestant United Church of Christ Survivors include daughters and sonsinlaw Jo Ann and John Schaas Jeanette and Darwin Dietert and Barbara and Bertram Jentsch all of New Braunfels 9 grandchildren and 3 greatgrandchildren A graveside service will be held Tuesday Jan 2 1996 at Guadalupe Valley Memorial Park with interment following The Rev Richard Carse of First Protestant United Church of Christ will be officiating Memorials may be given to the First Protestant United Church of Christ or to the Eden Home Inc Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home Hugh Hamilton Chandler Funeral arrangements are pending at Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home in New Braunfels for Hugh Hamilton Chan dler who passed away in San Antonio on Jan 1 1996 at the age of 76 Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home Rev David L Bulgerin Funeral services for Rev David L Bulgerin will be held Wednesday Jan 3 1996 at 2 at St Paul Lutheran Church in Taylor with interment fol lowing at the Taylor City Cemetery HOMl Happy New Year ill no fw on Still no Airline 133 Landa Street CEDAR ALLERGY SUFFERERS WE NEED CEDAR ALLERGIC INDIVIDUALS FOR A RESEARCH STUDY INVOLVING TWO MARKETED ALLERGY MEDICATIONS SKIN TESTING LABWORK AND MONITORING PROVIDED BY A BOARD CERTIFIED ALLERGIST AT NO COST PARTICIPANTS WILL ALSO BE COMPENSATED UP TO Call Now To Find Out If You Are Eligible CENTRAL TEXAS HEALTH RESEARCH 705A Landa New Braunfels 6299036 Free Delivery Limited delivery area Free Pepperoncinis Special Garlic Sauce 651 Walnut in Shopping Center r Carry OuVSpeciai j One Large One Topping Delivered 11 30 Not valid with any other oHer Valid only al participating locations Customer pays all applicable sales tax Additional loppings extra One Large Two 30 Not valid with any other offer Valid only al participating locations Customer all I applicable sales lax Additional loppings extra AddiZndlaraepiHj or tower value SO Not 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unaware of the books government guides and materials available in Dal lasarea public libraries So they decided to form a chapter of REFORMA anational group dedicat ed to promoting library services in His panic communities Weve been asked why were doing this from both Hispanic and panic said Mary Alice Cortez president of the groups new Rio Trinidad Chapter We want to be able to provide a bridge to the said Ms Cortez a bilingual childrens librarian at Dallas J Eric Jonsson Central Library The downtown library has shelf upon shelf of Spanishlanguage books from traditional folk legends to the tales taken from Walt Disney rttovies Some Airlines to Pass On Savings from Expired Excise Tax FORT WORTH Texas stalemate over a federal budget will mean savings of up to 10 percent for passengers on several major airlines until two federal taxes are renewed for the new year ButAJnited Airlines and Southwest Airlines will keep collecting the sur charges essentially boosting fares TODAYS CROSSWORD 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