Saturday, May 5, 2001

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 5, 2001, New Braunfels, Texas May 2001 HERALDZEITUNG Page j Unemployment climbs fears of recession continue WASHINGTON AP The unemployment rate jumped to percent in reviving fears of recession as companies shed the largest number of jobs in a The White House stoked that con suggesting that economic growth in the first quarter might be less than originally The Labor Departments report Friday reinforced worries that ris ing layoffs might cause consumers to cut back sharply on spending and tip the country into a reces How do you spell ugly How about horrible It doesnt get much worse than I said econ omist Joel Naroff of Naroff Eco nomic Just a week the government reported that the economy grew at a surprisingly strong rate of 2 per cent in the first three months of this raising hopes that the darkest days of the slowdown had But White House spokesman Ari Fleischer said Friday that first quarter growth might have been slower than referring to pro jections being made by some pri vate The president continues to be concerned about the strength of the economy and the slowness in the Fleischer He believes that the best way to protect the economy and get it moving again is for Congress to take prompt action to pass the budget and to put his tax cut into especial ly on a retroactive Wall Street investors saw a silver lining in the dismal believing it raised hopes that the Federal Reserve will aggres sively cut interest rates and Con gress will provide tax Dow Jones industrial average gained points to finish the highest level since Some private economists believe firstquarter growth could be revised down a based on expecr tations of weaker business invest ment and consumer think growth might be a bit 1A Thorne in said he was Gary Dale Leahs Linda and Tim traveled from Houston to meet their who was under observation at a local hospi She saw her older her mother and and we just had a big Tim Henry It must have been five Leahs father thanked authorities for the greatest day of my The girl was enjoying a pineapple pizza and resting in a hospital Henry She doesnt sound her con fident but shes Linda Henry Shes talking and she sounded very perhaps scared maybe But shes Houston police Mason said law enforcement officials already had nar rowed their search for Cox based on computer back ground checks and a traffic stop in Hondo a couple of months The Kerrville tip was he We had already come up with his name and had asso ciated him with that case and were working on it at the time the deputy stopped him and he committed sui Mason Coxs criminal record in Texas shows one sexual offense involving a child in and at least four more involving girls ages 12 to 14 in He spent three years in prison and regis tered in 1999 as a sex offender in Montgomery records He rented a mobile home east of Conroe from Bernard Samplaski in the late Its been quite a but his problem never came up Samplaski told The He paid his rent and he never bothered nobody around this After he disappeared from a Houston halfway house in March a warrant was issued for his accord ing to He had been listed as a missing sex offender since this past FBI Special Agent Roder ick Beverly said authori ties believe the perpetrator is responsible for at least three more cases in the Texas Louisiana Leah was snatched after she got off her school bus Tuesday Federal agents and police began identifying similari ties between her disappear ance and that of two other girls who eventually were set The case also might have turned on the suspects vehi identified by a number of witnesses as a white or light gray Authorities confirmed that the vehicle found Friday was the one in although repainted and carrying a different license 1A In the Bulverde Library Molly Phillip Tomason and Malcolm McClinchie are running for two seats on the Burnham Jones and Norma Reed are seeking the two open seats on the board for the Canyon Lake Community Rural Library Early voting is from 7 7 today at the following locations New Braunfels CitybCouncil District 2 Walnut Bulverde city Bulverde City 30070 281 Suite Qomal ISD Bulverde Elementary 1715 Ammann Road and Bexar Bulverde Fire 1126 Borgfield Bulverde Library District race Bul Branch Library Canyon Lake Community Rural Library District race Tye Preston Memor ial Obituary SERNA Elisa Serna passed away on May in San at the age of 67 She is sur vived by seven daughters Eloisa Altamirano of Texas Antonia Gonzales of New Braunfels Mary Rodriguez of New Braunfels Bertha Castillo of Seguin Rosa Sirio of New Braunfels Rita Nieto of New Braunfels and Norma Morales of New Braunfels 27 grandchildren 17 greatgrandchildren sister Erlinda Guerrero of New Braunfels and one Joe Jimenez of New Braun Visitation will begin at noon Saturday at Zoeller Funeral Home and continue until 9 A Rosary will be recited at 7 Sun day at Zoeller Funeral The family has requested that memorial contributions be given to the family for the purpose of purchasing a mon ument for Zoeller Funeral Home Spons NewBraunfe ii fi Available at New Braunfels New Braunfel Advance 12 and under ARS MINI DEI Saturday May 5th Sunday May 6th DEMONSTRATIONS Bre Safety Sat Home Depot Home Depot Home Depot How to Wallpape How Reliant Energy Funeral Services Timothy Patrick McCo mas Memorial service is scheduled for 10 today at Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home at Canyon Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home at Canyon Lake Stella Lieck Funer al services will take place at 10 today at Pauls United Church of Christ in Cibolo with interment to fol low at Pauls United Church of Christ Schertz Funeral Home hi Schertz memor ial service is scheduled for 2 today at Paul Lutheran Church in New Braunfels with burial at 5 at Cranes Mill Ceme tery at Canyon Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home NEW BKAUNFELS HERALDZEITUNG Published on Sunday morn ings and weekday mornings Tuesday through Saturday by the New Braunfels Herald Zeitung USPS 377880 707 Landa or Drawer New Comal Texas 78131 Periodical postage paid by the New Braunfels Herald Zeitung in New Carrier delivered in Comal and Guadalupe counties three six one Senior Cit izen Discounts by carrier deliv ery only six one Mail delivery out side Comal County in Texas three six one Mail outside Texas six one For missed or late newspa call 830 before 10 Monday through Sunday for sameday Charlene Werner Therapeutic Optometrist is announcing her at her new location Faust to be held May 5th Contfct Vision of and much more of headroom for Courtesy of the New Braunfels World Car Kia and Radio New Braunfels guess how many HeraldZeitung newspapers it takes to fill up Americas Lowest Priced new car to be given away May 2001 if you guess YOU WIN WIN THIS 2001 KIA KIA To view the car that is making headlines and be entered to win go to World Car Kia off IH35 in New Braunfels and be automatically registered to OR Car will be on display at the Home 8 Garden Fair in the HeraldZeitung Booth on May If you guess how many 4 HeraldZeitung papers it takes to fill the all new Kia Rio YOU WIN NEW BRAUNFELS HERALDZEITUNG Winner must have a valid Texas drivers must be 18 or must be able to insure the is resoonsible for title and license fees i VJ 1