Tuesday, June 3, 1997

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 3, 1997, New Braunfels, Texas 2 Q HeraldZeitung Q Tuesday June Water slide collapses kills one injures 32 in California park Collapsed slide not made in New Braunfels factory By MICHELLE LOCKE Associated Press Writer CONCORD Calif AP Laughter and high spirits gave way to screams when a water slide collapsed under the strain of a mob of high school seniors sending them plummeting three stories and turning the pool red with blood One girl died and 32 other teen agers were injured Monday six critically 1 heard a crash of the slide breaking There was blood in the water quite a bit of said Mark Fisher a student at Castro Valley High School who witnessed the accident from another slide People who were getting up were in he said Parents everywhere were running Ignoring warnings from lifeguards graduating seniors from Napa High School rushed up the Banzai Pipeline at Waterworld USA to squeeze in one more ride before they left Although the local company NBGS International builds water rides for parks throughout the country the company did not build the slide that collapsed Steve Mayer Waterworlds general manager said the lifeguard normally allows just one person at a Police Beat time down the slides but our guard couldnt the large group of teenagers who were attending their yearend picnic Survivors said they were trying to break a school record for tota number on the slide when it gave way As many as 30 students brushed past the young lifeguard and kaped onto the slide The fira few fcwa braced themselves as others p3ed oa with mamholding hands to fora 2 long chain The slide snapped 10 fret down sending eens sbcwsjtag to 2 paved waltway WCKK sepj znu landscaped areas h just cracked give said Russ Tibsrio cf Saa Crack snap SOCK Ths One girl a yearold Napa ssudent who was wfcosiiMd died 45 minutes later from a crashed chest Helicopters and ambulances rushed the injured to nine area hospitals The victims were among ssroe 20G seniors attending festivities before graduation a week from Thursday City officials planned to investigate today but said they had never had safety problems at Waterworld which was closed indefinitely after the accident Waterworld opened in 1995 and Oklahoma Citybased Premier Parks one of the worlds largest theme park companies bought the park last year When you attend a function like this the last thing you think about when you go on a senior picnic is said Lars Christensen Napas principal Obituraries Sharron Roach Mtckey Services for Sharron Roach Mackey of Canyon Lake will be conducted at 11 am Thursday Jtoe 5 1997 at St Andrew Letfesran Church at Canyon Lake Mrs Mackey Jjed May 31 at the age of 55 was front Jury in Hoesaon to Huilfe L and Nfary B Sfee was ssarrani Dec 15U959 ft tew W V A Like ws e was witl Like Vdutttsrw Fire and was jjenersf of Frsmsc MsENrorit ef Saa NSsrcvis is by feer W Mickey of Caayoe LaSw fMSs L asd MKY B cf ftmehitm Texas Pitrkii Ana GriiseO of East Texas Taedy P cf H issscc assi L Mickey of Sir AnJceio Larry CRoach of Putefaurst Lratsxe E sad wife of Waffik 2nd Qssrtes C Reach sad wife Karen of St Indigo Virgnsa Mackey of Canyon Lake brotherinlaw Geoqse W Mackey and wife Msa of Grand Prairie Texas sisterinlaw Jean LRose sad hsEfcaad E H Ill of Canyon Lake In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to Hospke New Braunfels or the charmof ones choke Glenn Eugene McCoy Glenn Eugene McCoy passed away Saturday May 31 1997 at the age of 33 He was bom Nov 22 1963 in East Bernard Texas He was a resident of New Braunfels for 25 years Comal County Sheriffs Office Monday Arrest on charges of driving while intoxicated no insurance and displaying a suspended drivers license New Braunfels man 18 bond j l r Arrest on charges speeding and failure Antonio Arrest on charge of public intoxication Seguin man 21 bond Saturday Arrest on charges of possession of a prohibited weapon and possession of drug paraphernalia Bulverde man 17 bond Arrest on charge of possession of marijuana Angelton woman 18 bond Arrest on charges of second offense of driving while intoxicated and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon unknown address of man 37 bond Arrest on charges of assault with contact and no insurance New Braunfels man 27 bond S200 New Braunfels Police Department Sunday Arrest on charge of public intoxication San Antonio man 23 bond SI 12 Arrest on charge of possession of marijuana1 NewTBraunfels man 17 bond Arrest on charge of assault with bodily injury New Braunfels woman 19 bond Saturday Arrest on charge of assault with bodily injury New Braunfels man 36 bond Arrest on charge of driving while intoxicated New Braunfels man 19 bond Arrest on charge of reckless driving Ft Hood man 19 bond Arrest on charge of public intoxication Garland man 27 bond Glenn Eugene McCoy He is survived by his wife of four years Debbie McCoy and stepdaughter Casey Rogers parents R J and Cathy McCoy sisters Gaye Lynn Toney and husband Damn Rhonda Kay Dworsky and husband Darren grandparents Charles and Louise Zalesak Helen Cade and D E McCoy and nephew Cody Jack Dworsky Memorial service will be 2 Tuesday at the First United Methodist Church in La Vemia James E Sumner Funeral arrangements are pending at Zoeller Funeral Home for James E Sumner who passed away at McKenna Memorial Hospital on Tuesday June 3 1997 at the age of 81 years FUNERAL HOME SBA offers disaster relief to small businesses Businesses in some Texas counties have until June 23 or 24 to file applications for lowinterest disaster Joans from the Small Business Administration The SBAs Economic Injury Disaster Loans are Available for businesses dependent on farmers and ranchers sustaining crop Josses from drought freeze high freezing temperatures sleet and snow which occurred during the period of June 1 1995 through June 31 1996 and continuing Fanners imd ranchers are not eligible for these JSBA loans However nurseries that victims of drought disasters can apply Businesses in Guadalupe County affected by drought which occurred Oct 1 1995 through May 29 1996 and continuing have until June 23 to apply Correction The New Braunfels High School graduate pictured in Fridays edition of the HeraldZeitung was misidentified The correct name is Randolph Dan Irby III We regret the error Businesses in Comal and Guadalupe counties affected by drought freeze high winds freezing temperatures sleet and snow which occurred June 1 1995 through June 11 1996 and continuing have until June 24 to apply Applications and further information can be obtained by calling the SBA tollfree at 800 3666303 or TDD 817 2674688 for the hearing impaired These loans are intended to assist businesses in offsetting working capital losses which they suffered as a result of the weather reducing the crop income of the area farmers and ranchers Small businesses claiming to have been physically injured by the weather are not eligible Submitted by the Small Business Administration N B New Braunfels g Minor Emergency No Need to Gall in the Medical Care Today Hours MondayFriday to 6093413 Saturday to 226 N Union Nindte Bishop Funeral arrangements are pending at Zoetfar Funeral Home for Nanelle who passed away on June 2 1997 at the Care Center at the TAUNTS UNLIMITED Exotic Pancers 15 yrs experience Have been on major talk shows Call Sean aka Stormin Mormon 6203211 Night Clubs Special Events Do You Have Mild to Moderate Asthma If so we need qualified volunteers 12 years of age or older to participate in an asthma research study Participants will receive physician monitoring an EKG lab work chest xray and asthma medications at no cost Compensation up to for your time Children Studies Now Enrolling Metro6090900 Central Texas Health Research Ftorenot R Sadkwski R SadJowski age 90 of BsaurSrh died Saturday May K ttw Arboretum She was fccos on Ian 16 1908 in Clinton to Boksliu Kobus and Anna Gsjdys Kotos married Stephen Sadaowski who preceded her in death ea Nov 7 1965 She was a housewife and a member of the Catholic faith Survivors are daughters and soninlaw Carole A Hunter and her husband Thomas G Key of New Braunfels Patricia SeigeJ of Florida Maryann Chattin 2nd her husband Herschel of Florida sisters Pat Breglio and her husband John of Massachusetts Gladys Wincek of Florida and Charlotte Mekus and her husband Frank of Florida brothers Frank Kobus and his wife Linda of Massachusetts Stanley Kobus and his wife Nell of Florida six grandchildren five great grandchildren and three greatgreat grandchildren At Mrs Sadlowskis request her body will be cremated The family appreciates the beauty of flowers but suggests that memorials be made to the charity of ones choice Jgelh or ol FtmOy SwviM FUNERAL HOME Maria V Meza Maria V Meza age 73 of New Braunfels died Sunday June 1 1997 at McKenna Memorial Hospital A rosary will be recited Wednesday June 4 at 7 at the Zoeller Funeral Home Chapel Visitation will be from 9 to 9 Wednesday Interment will be at Panteon San Pedro Apaseo El Grande Guanajuato Mexico 3rd Generation ol Family Strvtefl FUNERAL HOME Jimmi Lynn Leaverton Memorial services for Jimmi Lynn Leaverton 51 of New Braunfels will be at 7 Wednesday June 4 at United Methodist Church of Bracken Edna Bowen a minister of ECKANKAR Religion of the Light GIFT BOOKS AVAILABLE All before Adults Kids Seniors WALNUT 6 62964OO IH 35 and Walnut Ave Times good thru Lost World PG13 Ply L t Trial Thuri Error No PG13 I Show Lost World PG13 Doily r athers Daily 5th Element Breakdown Daily Kins SHOW Thursday All Seals POUND PUPPIES C BRAUNTEX 6254411 290 W San Antonio good thru Gone Fishin PC Daily Addicted to Love Daily J Jimmi Lynn Leaverton and Sound of God will officiate Leaverton died Friday May 30 at Southwest Texas Methodist Hospital in San Antonio She was born July 21 1945 in Corpus Christi Texas to Jack Green and Mildred Hinton Green On Jan I 1983 she married Earl Leaverton in Austin Texas A 1963 graduate of John Marshall High School in Ssn Antonio she studied photography at the University of Texas at San Antonio In addition to pursuing photography for more than 20 years Jimmi was also a manager for IBM in Houston a sound engineer for Capitol Records in Hollywood California owner and operator of The Polished Woman in New Braunfels and most recently worked at Capital West Securities in New Braunfels She has also done volunteer work for local organizations such as the New Braunfels Art League Circle Arts Theatre and the Womens Shelter Jimmi is survived by her husband Earl Leaverton of New Braunfels three daughters Julie Leaverton of New Braunfels Tina Garza of Miami Fla and Rita Garza of San Antonio three brothers William Green of Kingsville Texas Dan Greed and Joe Green both of San Antonio two sisters Tommie Jean Valle of San Antonio and Cindy Richards of Pasadena Texas one granddaughter Miranda Garza of San Antonio her mother Mildred Green of San Antonio her mother inlaw Lanita Ross of New Braunfels and many relatives and friends Memorials may be made to ECKANKAR Box 27300 Minneapolis MN 55427 Martin B Schubert Martin B Schubert of Tynan Texas died in Bay St Louis Mississippi on June 1 1997 at the age of 84 Mr Schubert was born in Comal County on March 26 1913 and lived in Tynan Texas most of his life He was a retired farmer and was very active in Peace United Church of Christ He was preceded in death by his wife Selda Schubert and on son Terry Schubert Survivors include daughter Marena J Nick Evola of Seguin sons Martin A Rita Schubert of Beaufort SC and Tim Cindy Schubert of Bay St Louis eight grandchildren and 14 greatgrandchildren Mr Schubert will be in state at Dobie Funeral Home from 2 to 9 Tuesday and 10 to 2 Wednesday at Peace United Church of Christ in Tynan Texas Funeral services will be held at 2 Wednesday June 4 1997 at Peace United Church of Christ in Tynan Texas with Rev Clifton Freudenberg officiating Burial will follow at Waldheim Cemetery Tynan Texas The family requests donations be made to Peace United 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