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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 26, 1997, New Braunfels, Texas Grow turns in fastest 400 meters in sttite See Page 1B SO CENTS New Braunfels Hera 1 U Wednesday March Sorving Comal County and surrounding areas lor mor0 than 146 yours Homo of Vol 140 No MsffeSt PISC DsarAbtoy 4A 3B 3A The Herald Zeiiung birthday withes toi fMRMMiMi MUMM MMbifl Mofldty fNd teMntlitr Pfcdro ViUnrretl Tony Oomttltz Cotton TNMIMM W ywwn Murfc Hippy anniversary wishes go to To have a birthday or annlver call MS9144 mot Mww rir ntormittfl proymM bjr Or Comd Rfw Mt cuM Cunyon abovt towrt up 40 wow TuMdty Canyon Otm cf Canyon Cuniw tovef fort Mm Atoovt oonwKvrttofi as Peter and Paul Invites the community to a Good Friday Communion Service at 12 10 Friday subject will be Last Words of Christ from various churchee will participate City will be closed Fri day n Observance of New BraUnfete Founders Day How ever there will be regular garbage and recycling collec tion For further Information or assistance please call 608 2140 from 8 to 6 pm on any business day During week ends or holidays pteaeo leave a rnessage on the recorder and a city representative will return the call during regular business hours MXtWMfc The Coma Independent School District will be on spring break from Monday to April 4 Schools and the central admin istrative offices will be closed They will reopen at their normal times April 7 Personnel will be available at the CI8D central office from 9 am to noon days lor Board of Trustee elec tion mitters fll UMMW PBfK An Arbor Day celebration will be at 2 Tuesday near the playground In Landa Park at the corner of Frederlcksburg Road and Playground Drive It is sponsored by the New Braun fels Garden Club Advisory iMrd Tht pubilc is Invited to attend this planting of a new tree In thu Unda Park turn Appearances change at Delgado trial iyASf LEVY Staff Writer Walking Into the courtroom this morning minus bin moustache anil wearing glasses District Attorney Dib Woldrip continued questioning lie manager of n downtown credit store about fl robbery three months ago Lucille Medrano manager of Fam ily Credit Service 273 W Snn Antonio told Woldrip he appeared different to which the district attorney replied Its pretty easy for fin individual to change their Robert Delgiulo 42 of Converse who is accused of robbery put on the articles of clothing that witnesses the alleged robber WHS wearing at the time of he incident The district attorney asked him to hold the alleged handgun and box and say CJive me all your Medrano choking back tears said the alleged robber used more emphasis arid threatening gestures when lie made the statement Leticia Ramos a ronidesk cashier at the credit store also testified aw to the validity of lie articles used during the robbery She also identified Delgados voice as that of the untied robber The prosecution is expected to rest its case sometime today The defense will then begin its portion of the pro ceedings On Tuesday stressing she feared for her life and others in the room no gave mi emotional account of the incident during the second day of the trial She testified lluu a man dressed com pletely in black entered her store the morning of Dec and shouted to her and two clerks to give him rnon ey while pointing a handgun at hem I thought he WHS going to shoot she said with apparent difficulty He wus telling me to get down I thought he wits going u hit me because he kept saying to gel down Mis voice sounded like he was gelling more irri tnted und I thought lie was going to hit me across the She said he assailant walked in with a box nnd appeared to be n perfume salesman lie limn pulled a handgun mil of he Ixw which he threw onto lie counter in front of wo store clerks she said While poiniing the gun at them from i close range he begun filling the box with money and also took one of the clerks purses she said Look up in the sky t photo ty MlwiHul Duma Barney Burton Unchi Of htor ndvnnUmt of cool windy Tiwudsy to fly kltot at Prince Park their kites were to collide with one another forecaei or Increaaed oloudlneat with a 20 percent chance of rain with hlgha In the and a km In tht lower 60a Wlnda will blow from the northeaat at 10 to 10 mph CISD will use former committees size limits to plan growth ByOENISBOZlUK Staff Writer After much discussion the Long Range Planning Committee for the Comitl Independent School District decided to use the school maxi mum established by previous as a guide for determining how U deal with projected growth in the district The committees primary focus Tuesday nigh WIIN to determine whether to consider building new li ilies or increase school and expand existing schools The two pre vious long range planning committees csutblislicd WK iw the maximum enroll menl for elementary and middle schools and lor the high scliools committee heard commcnis from principals iti scveml cuinpusco reminding lite optimal scliool and the effects of overcrowding Irincipuls IVom primtuy mill clcnicniitiy es said small to medium schools were opiimuli provided the campuses had adequate core facilities such us rest rooms Principals HI lie two high schools said that although problems would increase in proportion to enroll ment the large schools were able if adequate fiiciliiics were itvuil nble file moat people you puck untidu it building lie more problems youre going to miyon High School Principal Will Kricg told lie commit tee Kight now crowded lions cause more problems limn nny ihing Ilirtiiil Jim Hcckendorti said slu moved lo beciiuse of the sotuiblc olilt schools She siiid she did not wiinl her child lout in the crowd ui and wanlcd principals lo be nhk to have puiKonal inicraction with uiudcniv You ciml do llnil wild princi put it couple of priiicipulh and siiid Ho real iinpoilanl lo us a parmil thai thaw teachers and llicw piiiitipals know my Turn to Growth 2A Early voting for Tejeda seat begins Thursday ByDfNWfiDZlUK Staff Writer KAMI V VOTING INI OMMATION B Dislricl 2H can begin lurodmg to the polls Thursday lo voice tlwir choice regurdinn wliich of tlio two remtiining cwulidutcK itould be llw successor to the Ittttt Prank Tcjcdfi DeniocruK Clro und Juan Soils ewiicd IJKHS in lite runoff election by cupturliig the most votes in March 15 upetittl elcciion Koilritjucx received 46 pvteeM of liw volts fol lowed by Holis with 26 permit Tlw other cundidutcs on liio bullot rwcived iluui 10 vM Iw Ikmily The US CongreBslonal District Aprils IUU7 fairly Voting liiufbdey Ihrouoh April fl polling 3 am to in Mondey through Friday Cot mjl Courthouse Arw wx Room M06 Mo vollny on C3oorJ Who oun iKHKi to chock Iholr volor irHtlori to If Ihuy CHH voto in this RftyiutereU votore in H 13 K 16 Ifi K urn ollglblo lo volo in lint i wunls to retain the prolilu soot in Congress lie suid llmt it elected his goul would be u improvti local Alihough licxiir ounty is u county eitch cotinty its own I I would liku to do lot omul County is acute jobs by bringing in industry lor iidivew Stilts said Niiid hitt in lypi cally determined by licdhack from Hi said would lilu lo tux inon guiim Hindi in ihv ani of Mcdicitn and Suciid and wauls lo he responsive lo local I have IHXII a Icyinliiioi 10 utid you will find Ivt liirun very Im l ing lo pick up on sonic of the llml coiMiin New llniuiilclh ami on ml County and Heguin Turn to Early Page 2A I guess the clerks were loo slow bccuuse he suid something like Im not she said Me was poini ing the gun at lidr body at thdr Me then demanded money from Mednino who won hilling at her desk behind Ihc two clerks lulking lo a CIIK tomeron the lelcphone she said IJclgitdo is charged witli iiggrnviticd robbery i flrsl degree lelisny ihni is punishable by a prison lam of five to 99 years and an optional ttne Afler reviewing the original state Turn toTrlal PHQO 2A CISD start date tops board agenda Calendar beginning Aug 14 draws most support from staff By DENI8E DZIUK Staff Wriiwr Tlje Cornal liuJependcnt School Iricl board of trusiccN will consider three calendar options for the IW 98 school year at meeting Thursdfiy Huperintefideni Jeiry Major said the superintendents teueher panel begsin working on a calendar in December discussing the various oplioim among themselves and with oilier oimpim personnel They are ihc Major said They repiescnl lie folks from each Major said Dual drafts were hen voted on by he jwrsonncl and the field WIIH narrowed to iwo A third calendar WHS also developed incorporating comment from hoard members the btihiiichh uiininiiiHty and puteiitK Its basically a comprnmise between the Major said Calendar A which received the most staff votes culls for a stalling dale of Aug 14 and includes a winiei break in Pebruary and a spring Ixeak in April calendar has 177 insiruc tional days four InIT devclopmem days and four workdays Calendar C ban classes stalling AIIJI IH and sludenls would not he vn the winter break ll also has 177 instructional days four staff develop menl days and four workdays Calendar I hegins the semester on IH and includes bolii llir winui and spring hieaks I he third calrniliu has 174 iiihlriielion days sevini slalf levelopmeiil days and four woik days Major said the and sludiMiiii like having a spring and winUt liicak because il as a said even with Ihe iwo biraks sin dents will not he going lo school any less days than tiludenls in oilin dis It ids goes Hie same number of Major wild Its just we place them thats ditleiiiii The local lourisi indnsliy md lh irealvr New Itiiiiinfels of Couimeice have shown foi pushing the stinting dalilula for both locitl inliHlu to allow mine Unit fin family vacations and the snmmr woik loice The New Itrannfels Indepeit denl School Disiiu I appioviul its cal ciitliir in Jiiniiiiiy and ihf sliiil of school unli Aiig IH IF YOU Mfc QOINO Whul Whon Whoru UiBlriiit jl IJ Chip in with your lawn trimmings See Page 4A
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