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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 23, 2000, New Braunfels, Texas Sunday April 23 2000 HERALDZEITUNO Page 3A Founders Trail Riders of the 7th Founders Trail Ride followed the route the original settlers of New Braunfels followed from Indlanola Cuero and across the Comal and Quadalupe rivers spending their first night at the banks of the Comal Among this years riders is Monroe Henk whose mother Caroline arrived on one of the first three ships in 1845 HeraldZeitung Community struggles with pilgrims deaths CHIMAYO AP During Christianitys holiest week this small rural community is struggling to come to grips with the deaths of two teenagers killed while making a traditional Easter pilgrimage Richard Martinez and high school sweetheart Karen Castanon were among thousands of pilgrims making the spiritual trek to the Santuario de Chimayo when they were shot to death They were both 17 The killer needs to know that they were doing Gods said Lynette Duran a classmate and friend of Karen I hope he can find compassion and give himself Martinezs body was found before dawn on a highway about 30 miles north of Santa Fe Hours later Castanons body was found nearby in a remote hilly area I feel its a terrible thing the way it said Clotilde OBITUARIES BRIEFS HAUGEN JoAnn Haugen of New Braunfels passed away Friday April 21 2000 in New Braunfels at the age of 66 Survivors include her husband Ken R Haugen of New Braunfels sons David M Haugen of League City Texas and John C Haugen of Nassau Bay Texas daughters Kristen A Kerwin of Piano Texas and Karen L Carlson of Humble Texas 12 grandchildren a sister Lois Haugen of Estes Park and brotherinlaw Earl S Haugen of Estes Park Texas Graveside services will be con ducted 10 Wednesday April 26 2000 at the Ft Sam Houston National Cemetery with the Rev Charles DeHaven officiating A memorial service will be held at 2 Wednesday at the St Paul Lutheran Church The family has requested that memorial contributions be given to the St Paul Lutheran Church Library FUNERAL HOME HASSMAN Margarete Hassmann of New Braunfels passed away Friday April 21 2000 in her residence at the age of 92 A housewife she was bom on Dec 12 1907 in Schumansville Texas to Edward Leopold AltWein and Ida Sffie rrfir ried Alfred John Hassmann in New Braunfels on Sept 6 1930 Her husband predeceased her on Nov Survivors include daughters Betty Faust of New Braunfels and Jolyn Carpenter of San Antonio son Wilfred Hassmann of Corpus Christi Texas sister Verena Seekatz of New Braunfels five grandchildren five greatgrand children and one greatgreat grandson visitation will begin at 10 today and continue until service time 2 Monday at Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home Funeral services will be Monday April at Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home the Rev Tim Judkins officiating Burial will fol low in Guadalupe Valley Memorial Park Guadalupe County Texas Memorials may be given to the National Parkinson Disease Foundation or the National Multiple Sclerosis Society Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home SCHNEIDER Irene M Schneider passed away Friday April 21 2000 in San Antonio Texas at the age of 73 She retired from Randolph Air Force Base and was currently employed at Hertz Car Rental She was a member and officer of the Order of the Sons of Hermann Mission Lodge and was a member of Sts Peter and Paul Catholic Church of New Braunfels She was preceded in death by her father Charles Mergele Survivors include Richard Meyer daughter Deanna Schneider both of San Antonio son Larry and wife Tracy Schnieder of Sugar Land mother Agnes Mergele sisters Lorene Goertz and Charlene and hus band Ken Ainsley all of New Braunfels nieces nephews and extended family Visitation will be 5 to 8 tonight with a Vigil Service Rosary at 7 at the Sunset FuneralHome 1701 Austin Highway San Antonio Texas A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 Monday April 24 2000 at Sts Peter and Paul Catholic Church in New Braunfels Interment will follow in Sts Peter and Paul Cemetery Memorials may be directed to Sts Peter and Paul Church Building Fund 386 N Castell New Braunfels Texas Clinton Gore interviewed by federal prosecutors WASHINGTON AP President Clinton and Vice President Al Gore were each interviewed for four hours this week in the governments long running investigation into alleged fundraising abuses in the Democrats 1996 reelection cam paign Gores spokesman said the vice president is not a target of the Justice Department Campaign Finance Task Force A White House official said Clinton also is not a target of the investigation The president was interviewed Friday Gore on Tuesday The president and the vice president cooperated fully with the task force and voluntarily agreed to be interviewed this House spokesman Joe Lockhart said in a statement Lockhart was asked whether the president sticks by his earlier assertions that he has done noth ing wrong All of his statements still the spokesman replied Gore told reporters on his cam paign plane returning to Washington from Michigan that he couldnt discuss the substance of the task force interview Its a legal proceeding that customarily is protected from open discussion lest it somehow interfere with the success and fairness of the undertaking Thats just pretty he said Report Federal agents didnt fire ST LOUIS AP Federal agents did not fire at Branch Davidians in the 1993 siege that ended in a deadly blaze at the groups compound in Waco Texas according to a preliminary report from last months simula tion of the confrontation Vector Data Systems the British firm that conducted the simulation provided the written report to District Judge Walter S Smith Jr earlier this month The test was performed March 19 in Fort Hood Texas Vector found that flashes pro duced by sunlight reflecting off debris were considerably longer in duration than flashes produced by gunfire the St Louis Post Dispatch reported Saturday citing informed sources That finding would support the governments claim that similar flashes seen on a 1993 infrared tape were the result of sunlight reflecting off debris from the crumbling complex not gunfire NEW HERALDZEITUNG Published on Sunday mornings and weekday mornings Tuesday through Friday by the New Braunfels Herald Zeitung USPS 377880 707 Landa or Drawer 311328 New 1328 Periodical postage paid by the New Braunfels HeraldZeitung in New Braunfels Texas Carrier delivered in Comal and Guadalupe counties three months six months one year Senior Citizen Discounts by car rier delivery only six months one year Mail delivery outside Comal County in Texas three months six months one year Mail outside Texas six months one year Subscribers who have not received a newspaper by 6 am Tuesday through Friday and on Sunday can call 830 6259144 POSTMASTER Send address changes to the New Braunfels HeraldZeitung Drawer 311328 New Braunfels Tx 781311328 Castanon Karens grandmother They were wonderful kids We loved her very much Why did it have to be them On Saturday investigators con tinued combing the crime scenes looking for evidence and suspects About 15 miles away an entourage of pilgrims of all ages flowed into the Santuario a small Roman Catholic church believed to contain healing dirt An ensemble of brightly adorned and feathered musicians replete with conch shells drums and flutes danced and chanted around a church altar I prayed to the children that God called said Lorraine Urioste of Santa Fe Its a tragedy for two young people to lose their lives like coming to Every year tens of thousands of pilgrims make the journey many of them hoping for miracles from dirt found in a hole in the church Dave r For City Council District 4 if Active caring community Leader if Member of the New Braunfels Rotary Past Vice President and Treasurer of Comal Childrens Shelter United Way Fund Drive Committee 199899 if New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce if Air Force veteran to family values if Experienced successful businessman if Listens first speaks second if Encourages compassionate growth if Fiscal conservative if Sunday school teacher if Mens Ministry Committee A man committed to family values and a dedicated community leader Your vote is appreciated Dave Prvor For City Council District 4 Pol Adv Paid for by Dave Pryor Campaign Jay Rogers Treasurer 971 Allen New Braunfels TX 78130 116RE4B TIRED Of CABLE RATE HIKES PftOMIM YOU DIM 100 Digital Stonily to ant xw 3 Amiriwi Top 1 00 CO programming 600 Digital SGhJIIH TV Mwwnol tmtdkukm SMU wfrWflM vutf pariffifefltinB rtoftw fef wMMi 6206100 826HWY81W
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