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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 7, 1996, New Braunfels, Texas For all the area school basketball results see Sports Day Page Tensions soar in Mostar troops sent in BosniaHerzegov ina AP NATO sent troops and armored vehicles into the streets of Mostar on Saturday after the shoot ing death of a Croat policeman sent tensions soaring in the bitterly divid ed southwestern town In a Sarajevo suburb a member of the NATO force was wounded Saturday a French soldier injured by an explosion while patrolling a zone separating Muslims from Serbs He was the seventh casualty since NATO took over from the peacekeeping force Dec 20 on Thursday an Italian became the first NATO soldier wounded by hostile gunfire Inside Sports Stammtisch Birthday wishes from the HeraldZeitung The New Braunfels Herald Zeitung wishes to Dolores Vargas Raymond Hernandez and Veronica Yette Saenz two Happy anniversary to Daniel and Consuelo Cantu 40 Good morning Lotto Texas Saturday nights winning numbers Est million jackpot rTEXRS7r LOTTERV Coco Landfill closing to begin Monday The City Street Construction Crew will start the final closure of the Coco Landfill located near the end of Kuehler Street The crew will place clay fill dirt and top soil to the level of the required grade This final cover system will involve hauling the soil from the WalMart Super Store construction site to its final destination on the landfill site crew in conjunction with the WalMart contractor is com mitted to take proper precau tions to maintain the traffic flow and dust control according to a city press release Construction hours at the Coco Landfill site are between 7 and 5 and will continue for 30 to 60 days Garden Club to meet The Guada Coma Garden Club will meet Tuesday Jan 9 at 2 at the home of Ella Hall The program will be on the spectacular annual Philadelphia Flower Show Red Stocking Revue organizers to meet The Advertising Committee for the Red Stocking Revue will meet in the Schneider Room of the Victoria Bank and Trust annex on Jan 9 at 7 Gloria DeLaCerda chairper son invites anyone interested in helping on this committee to attend For additional informa tion call Gloria at 6255760 or 6256216 Christian Womens Club luncheon Evelyn Linton former owner of the nortorious burlesque club the Green Gate in San Antonio will be the guest speaker at a Christian Womens Club lun cheon on Tuesday Jan 9 at the Holiday Inn in New Braunfels For ticket information call 606 0400 UPS drop site ends The HeraldZeitung office is no longer a drop site for UPS shipments This change went into effect Jan 1 Correction A story in the Friday Jan 5 1995 issue of the HeraldZeitung should have stated that the Comal County 4H Practice Show at the Comal County Fair grounds will be held Saturday Jan 13 This newspaper is print ed on recycled newsprint New Braunfels Herald SUNDAY 44 Pages in three sections Sunday January Serving Comal County and the surrounding area of DOLORES VARGAS Vol 144 No 39 Krueger readies for Burundi meetings By DAVID DEKUNDER Staff Writer Bob Krueger Ambassador to Burundi will leave today for Washington and a series of meetings with State Department officials con cerning the dangerous situation in Burundi It shouldnt be terribly long before the State Department will give me the clearance date to go back to Krueger said I will be in Wash ington for several days and on Monday I will be in meetings with State Department Krueger said officials from the National Secu rity Council and USAID the agency that deals with humanitarian aid in Burundi will also be present at the meeting Civil strife between the Tutsi minority and Hutu majority in Burundi has not eased Krueger said Humanitarian agencies such as the Interna tional Red Cross have been targets of attacks by the extreme Tutsi Krueger said The Inter national Red Cross has reduced its staff in Burun di from 30 to four people The Belgian Red Cross has completely pulled out You know when the Red Cross pulls out that the situation in the coun try has gotten A proposed plan by United Nations General Secretary BoutrosBoutros Ghali to send UN troops into the region will be discussed at the meetings in Washington Krueger said It will be one of the issues that will be doubtlessly discussed in the Krueger said BoutrosBoutros Ghalis plan is to send troops into neighboring Zaire which borders Burundi and those troops would be ready to enter in Burundi if the situation persists Zaire shares the western border with Burundi and the Burundi capital Bujumbura is 12 miles from the Zaire border Krueger said the issue of whether or not troops would be part of that force will be brought up at the meeting Krueger is anxious to go back to Burundi even though threats to his safety are still possible In June Krueger escaped an ambush while driving in an armored vehicle with five other people He was unhurt I am not that concerned about Krueger said I think an attack on me is not that great I am sure the will provide me with adequate Kruegers wife Kathleen and his three children will not be accompanying him to Burundi CEBrush fire burns 12 acres By DAVID DEKUNDER Staff Writer Firefighters from the Canyon Lake and Bul verde Area Volunteer Fire Departments were kept busy with a brush fire Friday night The fire started shortly after 5 at Tom Creek Point near the Canyon Lake Hills subdivi sion Canyon Lake Deputy Chief Harrel Scott said Nineteen firefighters were called to the scene and seven tankers and pumpers were used to fight the fire which took five hours to extinguish The fire burned eight to 12 acres of brush and Scott said It took us so long to put out the fire because we had a stubborn wind which kept some of the tree stumps burning The fire was started by a Scott urged local residents not to bum brush on their property right now We prefer that people not start burning because the grass is still dry from a lack of Scott said If they do decide to bum they should be very cau tious about This fire proves Scott said that Comal County needs to reinstate a burn ban Scott thanked Canyon Lake neighbors who gave food to the firefighters during the duration of the was especially proud of the way the neighbors came out and gave die firefighters cook ies chocolates and Scott said MOVING ON UP Seele Elementary students share the same school with NBHS students By DENISE DZIUK Staff Writer About 180 fourthgraders are going to school with the big Several classes from Seele Elementary are being held in the newly finished addition to New Braunfels High School until renovations at Seele can be completed Thursday was the students first day in their new rooms and officials say all went well Im amazed at how well it did Seele Elementary Principal Linda Schlather said We didnt have any lost children So far so good and if Thursday was any indication it should all go said board member Bette Spain who was at the high school on Wednesday and Thursday The kids were so excited They were just beam Schlather said students went on a tour of the school the last day before the holidays How ever she said the new classrooms were not the highlight of the day The biggest thrill for them was all the choices at lunch she said They were all talking about the Schlather said the temporary move has actually been beneficial She said students e i i n HeraldZeitung photo by MCHAEL DARNALL Seele teacher Pat Simmonds seems to enjoy her temporary room at New Braunfels High School do not have any informal contact with high school students However 14 students are serving as teachers aides throughout the day New Braunfels High School Principal John Turman said the class schedule for high school students begins and ends before the Seele schedule so little contact is made between the two groups We hardly even know theyre said Turman Were already in class when they get here and were gone by the time theyre Schlather said using the high school was a perfect solution because it is already set up as a school building She said parents do not even have to change their routine of dropping off and picking up their children at Seele She said students can participate in clubs at Seele and eat breakfast on campus A bus will then take them to the high school and bring them back at the end of die day Spain said many staff members from the high school went out of their way to greet and welcome Seele students and staff mem bers She said Schlathers idea of assigning each teacher a buddy from another grade level was also a great idea New Braunfels is booming Are you glad See the survey question on Opinion Page 4A
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