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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 24, 1996, New Braunfels, Texas                                i e it Difcc JennifcrCovington e in New Braunfels to help her with a the qutfr ty Memorial Comal Healthcare V foundation Coving ton said is to Work win businesses individuals and civic organizations in supporting the in its endeavors The funding raised Would go to helping make capital purchases reno vating facilities helping train staff and providing charity Covington Covington said We are tiling those rooms for offices storage and rehabilatation Covington said Ih order to provide quality care we need more Covington said i Hie Coma Healthcare Foundation profitcotponuion governed by a board of trustees Covington said the foun dation is needed because of govern ment cutbacks in health care And with insurance companies paying less for health care costs it is critical for McKenna Hospital a nonprofit hos pital to look for other sources of fund ing Covington who became director of development last year said she is just beginning tolay fee the foundations attempt to be noticed in the community In New Braunfels alone she said she has spoken to 20 civic organiza tions and she plans to work in the Canyon Lake area next If anyone knows of an organiza tion that would be interested in us speaking to them they can contact Covington said McKenna Hospital has a license for 116 beds but currently is only operating at 76 beds because of space limita The hospitals board of trustees Will decide within the next two yean what mose plans for expansion wUI be Cov ington said Major renovations will be needed for the medical unit the emergency room outpatient surgery and me phar Covington said The funds raised by the Cotnal Healthcare Foun dation will benefit only priority needs We wont use them to purchase any thing In the future Covington hopes the foundation wfll be able to best serve the cotnntirriry through outreach programs Anyone interested in helping the Comal Healthcare Foundation reach its goals can contact Covington at Texas Today Competition Cuts Airline Ticket Prices WASHINGTON AP When lowcost airlines start flying to a city ticket prices start coming down That may sound like Economics 101 but it saved American travelers billion last year Transportation Secre tary Federico Pena reported Tuesday Starting in the West and Southwest and now expanding East some 39 new jet airlines have started up in the last few years Pena said Arid he predicted that the lowcost carriers will continue to elbow their into new cities and may expand to international markets The added competition caused major airlines to cut their fares and this encouraged more people to fly Pena said Group Protests Interracial Adoption Ruling AUSTIN state judge has to certify a lawsuit by white parents of two adopted black children las a class action on behalf of all minor ity children in the states foster care system Adoptive parents Scott and Lou Ann Mullen of Lexington east of Austin have accused the Texas Department of Protective and Regulatory Services of illegally holding up interracial adop MORTGAGES i W f NEW OR EXISTING HOMES INTERIM PERMANENT FINANCING REFINANCE REDUCE YOUR MONTHLY PAYMENTS CLOSING COSTS CAN BE FINANCED FOR FREE ANALYSIS WILLIAMS FINANCIAL 6206269 Last year people visited the 23 r v tef j recreation areas devel oped and maintained by theLCRA ELECT A CARING LEADER JANKENNADY FOR MAYOR A POSITIVE FORCE IN NEW BRAUNFELS Early Voting April IS through 30 Court House Room 306 Elictlofi Day May 4 U J X X I Way tions They are represented by the Washingtonbased Institute for Jus tice Judge F Scott McCowh of Austin said in a Tuesday ruling that Mullen who is white and his wife who is American Indian cannot adequately represent the class composed primari ly of black and MexicanAmerican children Generally parents share an identity of interest with their children but that general rule does not apply here These are parents whose desire was to adopt minority children Their point of view is that of the adopting parent not the adopted McCown said McCown said people who want to bring such a lawsuit dont have to be blacks or MexicanAmericans who once were awaiting adoption under state conservatorship He also said the adoptive parents race isnt the only reason they cannot adequately represent the minority Fratta Sentenced to Die For Soliciting Wifes Murder HOUSTON AP Jurors have handed a former police officer the death sentence for his part in the mur derforhire scheme that ended his wifeslife Harris County jurors deliberated eight hours over two days before returning the sentence Tuesday against Robert Fratta The 39yearold showed no emo tion and was immediately led from the courtroom The parents of Frattas slain wife Farah said they had hoped for a sen tence of death even though it cant bringback their daughter the mother of three There can be no punishment in this world severe enough that can justify the everlasting grief pain and suffering he has brought upon his three minor said Les Baquer Farah Frat tas father The 33yearold woman was shot twice as she got out of her car on Prosecutors said Fratta a former Missouri City officer commissioned the killing Obituaries nut MOTUM Franora inrai A memorial service was held April 11 1996 in Norman for Martha Francis Rust 11 of Norman Martha Fhncis Rust Was bom May in Toyah 5hc was the daughter of Rev William and Sadie v Belcher On June she mar ried Hilmar Rust in San Antonio Much of her life wis spent in New Braunfels Where she taught sixth She was an accomplished organist at the United Methodist Church there for more than 26 years beginning in 1946 She moved to Norman in 1977 and was an active teacher and an officer in the United Methodist Women She became active in Oriental art and in 1984 was one of the founding direc tors of The Oriental Brushwork Soci ety of America She invited exhi bitions in Oklahoma Texas and New York City and was especially known in the Norman area for her teaching of Oriental brushwork She taught at the Firehouse Art Center in Norman the Oklahoma Museum of Art in Okla homa City in the Artward Bound pro gram of the Norman public schools and in private classes She is survived in the Norman area by her husband Hilmar Rust son and daughterinlaw Dr David and Linda Rust grandchildren Todd Rust and Amy Rust also a brotherinlaw Egon Rust and wife Gladys two nephews Mike and Dennis Rust all of New Braunfels The family suggests McFarlin Unit ed Methodist Church Box 6390 Norman Okla 730707 or your favorite charity as appropriate for memorial contributions Teresa Mossman Teresa Terry Marie Mossman of Seguin passed away Monday April 22 1996 at the age of 36 A rosary will be recited 7 at Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home Funeral mass will be Thursday April 25 1996 at 4 at Sts Peter and Paul Catholic Church with Msgr Edward Bily officiating Burial will be at Sts Peter and Paul Catholic Cemetery in New Braunfels Memo rials may be made to the Teresa Moss man Memorial Fund ome Amngments are pending at Zoeller Funeral Home foe Thomas Alvarez who died at McKenna Memorial Hospital Wednesday morning April 24 1996 at the age Of 68 Lmonm Arnold Leona Mae Arnold of Kyle Texas passed away Monday April in San Marcos at the age of 81 She was bom Aug in Austin She is survived by son and daughter inlaw Milton and wife Mary Ann Arnold of New Braunfels daughter Katie Arnold of Kyle sisters Dude Dablegott of Kyle Etta Baker of Austin and Eva and Jenkins of Austin and two grandchildren Funeral services will be 10 Thursday April at the Pen nington Memorial Chapel in San Mar cos with Rev C J Freudenberg offi ciating Burial will be at the Live Oak Cemetery in Uhland Texas Memori al donations may be made to the St Johns United Church of Christ of Uhland Texas Pennington Funeral Home San Marcos Charles E Neotoy Charles E Gene Neeley age 66 of New Braunfels died Sunday April 21 1996 at his residence He was born Feb 7 1930 in El Campo Texasi to Charles F Neeley and Josie Danielson Neeley He married Frankie LI Campbell on Sept Mr Neeley was a 1956 graduate of St Marys University He mern ber of the New Braunfels Noon Lions arid assisted in the NBISD Program He served 17 years with the San Antonio Chamber of Commerce and 11 years with the New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce in an execu tive position Mf Neeley Was past president of the American Chamber of Commerce Researchers Associa tion He was also a veteran of the US Air Force Survivors are his beloved wife Frankie L Neeley mother Josie Nee ley of El Campo Texas son Mark E Neeley of New Braunfels daughter and soninlaw Lynn D and William R Plumbley of Round Rock brother and sisterinlaw Billy and NOrma Neeley of Austin sister and brotherin law Ann and Richard Nelson of Hous ton motherinlaw Lorene Campbell of New Braunfels and numerous nieces and nephews Funeral service will be held Thurs day April 25 at 10 at the Zoeller Funeral Home Chapel with Rev Don Somerville officiating Burial will fol low in the Fort Sam Houston Nation al Cemetery in San Antonio at Visitation begins at 3 Wednes day at the funeral home and continues until service time Thursday Memorials may be made to either Hospice New Braunfels the American Cancer Society or to the charity of ones choice fUNEWLHOME STEAKN SHRIMP Boiled Shrimp Ib Poppers PRIMALFEAR Set Rilkn MonThur 93S MimuuM E3 THEJUROR Fredcricksburg Texas MAY Join us in our 150th Anniversary Celebration highlighted with ten Jimfilled days of music games shows and many other fun activities Fredericksburg 15O Years In Tlie Making Country Western Rockabilly and Cinco de Mayo c Entertainment days v Art Show Day Celebration 50 Native American Indians Reenactment Ride Historic Home Tours History Play Fredericksburg Ag Exhibit Fest Nights V Carnival much more Tues 23Jam Nite Mike Abernathy 8 Friends Thur 25Songwriter NiteMo Humble Sat 27The Craze Specials 6293311 For Pickup Window The City of Fredericksburg proudly presents our 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