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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 16, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas Weather Water Watch    _' Comal River...........................402    cfs (same) Canyon Lake inflow.....................270    cfs (same) Canyon Lake outflow....................4 cfs (down 3)* Canyon Lake level.....................903.27    (up .04) Edwards Aquifer....................627.84    (down .02) *At the request of the Guadalupe Blanco River Authority, the dam gates are closed and GBRA has begun pumping water over the dam through its newly constructed pipeline Those pumps were damaged during strong winds Monday night GBRA officials are working to repair the damage and return the outflow to its previous level The U S Corps of Engineers office at Canyon Dam is an official collection point for recyclable aluminum cans donated to help save the Battleship Texas a veteran of two World Wars that is now rusting away in dock Take beverage cans to the corps office between 8 a rn and 4 30 p m Monday through Friday For more information, call I 800 64 TEXAS Extended Forecasts Friday-Sunday SOUTH TEXAS: Cloudy with a chance of rain most sections Friday Decreasing clouds from the west on Saturday Partly cloudy Sunday Lows from the 50s north to 60s south on Friday, cooling to the 40s north and 50s south Saturday and Sunday Highs generally from the 60s north to 70s south NORTH TEXAS chance of rain and thunderstorms Friday Rain continuing over the east Saturday but ending elsew here Highs in the Sos through Sunday with lows in the 40s Friday dropping into the 30s on Sunday WEST TEXAS A chance of rain or snow Friday Partly cloudy Saturday and Sunday with temperatures remaining a little below normal Highs 30s and 40s in the Panhandle. 4os and 50s elsewhere Lows in the 20s and 30s Forecasts SOUTH TEXAS Continued mostly cloudy south tonight and Thursday, increasing clouds over remaining sections High Thursday mostly in the 50s. except low 60s south on Thursday Lows tonight from the 30s north to the 4os south. 5os lower coast NORTH TEXAS Mostly clear through tonight Increasing clouds Thursday A gradual warming trend Lows tonight 24 to 31 Highs Thursday 45 to 51 WEST TEXAS Increasing cloudiness tonight and partly cloudy most sections Thursday Isolated showers far west Thurs day afternoon Warmer through Thursday Lows tonight 17 Panhandle and far west to 27 southeast and mid 30s Big Bend valleys Highs Thursday 38 Panhandle to 55 southeast and up per 50s Big Bend valleys Texas A slight warming trend is ex pected across Texas after clear skies and high pressure combined to produce bone-chilling record breaking cold temperatures across much of the state The mercury dipped into the single-digit range over portions of West Texas before dawn today and temperatures dipped to freezing or below as far south as San Antonio The mercury stood at I-above zero at dawn in Amarillo and dipped to 7 at Lubbock where the cold reading broke a record for this date that had been on the books since 1914 A ridge of high pressure centered over the state kept skies clear and allowed maximum cool mg across the state during the night Forecasts are calling for mostly sunny skies although some clouds are expected across extreme South Texas through Thursday The clouds will start increasing over western half of the state tonight and across the rest of the state Thursday A slight warming trend is expected to begin Thurs day Lows tonight will range from the teens in the Panhandle to th** 5os along the coast Highs Thursday will be in the upper 3os in the Panhandle the 4os and 5os over the rest of West Texas and all of North Texas and in the os and Hts in South Texas Early morning temperature'* were mostly in the 20s and 30s ranging from the single digits and teens in West Texas to the upper 30s in Southeast Texas and South Central Texas and into the lower 50s along the coast Extremes ranged from I at Amarillo to 50 a! Corpus Christi Other early morning temperatures around the state in eluded Is at Wichita Fails 25 at Fort Worth and Waco. 32 at Austin 28 at San Antonio 33 at Houston 46 at Brownsville 22 at San .Angelo 2o at Midland and I at El Paso Obituaries John R. Kerner Services for John R Kerner of New Braunfels w ill be at IO a rn Thursday at Zoeller Funeral Home with the Rev Bill Jones officiating Interment will be in Comal Cemetery Kerner 72 died of cancer at his home Dec 15, 1987 He was born June 15, 1915 in Youngstown Ohio to Earl W and Carne Kerner A New Braunfels resident since 1978 Kerner owned and operated Ezy K een Car Wash Besides friends and family in Ohio Kerner is survived by his wife, Janet Fink Kerner of New Braunfels one daughter lunette Reinmger of New Braunfels two sons Randall Kerner of Lockhart and Kenneth Kerner of Bastrop and several grandchildren There will be no public visitation Memorials may be made to Hospice New Braunfels Roy A. Lehmann Services for Roy A Lehmann of 521 Ave A will be at 2 p rn Thursday at Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home with the Rev J Linwood Kennedy of New Braunfels officiating Burial will be in Guadalupe Valiev Memorial Park Lehmann, 78 died I>ec 14 1987 in Humana Hospital Metropolitan He was born Sept 30 19U9 to Reinhold A and Annie nee Wendt Lehmann in Austin A New Braunfels resident since 1928 he married Mildred Nowotny in San Marcos on April 16 1938 Itmann was a welder and did construction work on oil rigs and atomic plants He was Methodist and served in the U S Navy during World War ll He is survived by his wife Mildred Lehmann of New Braunfels BirthsRepublican calls for probe of Wright Visitation will be until service time Thursday Memorials may be given to the American Heart Association Erna Zeisig Ema Zeisig 86 died Dec 15 at McKenna Memorial Hospital Private graveside cervices will be Friday with the Rev J Linwood Ken nedy officiating Zeisig was bom Dec 31 19ul in Bremen Germany to Victor and Vn na nee Welting Kilian She was married to W alter Zeisig who premed ed her in death in 1977 Zeisig was a housewife and a member of the First Protestant United Church of Christ Also she was a member of Sons of Hermann s Adele Vise lodge in Nan Antonie Survivors include one grandchild and two great grandchildren Visit a tion will begin Thursday at 8 a rn and continue until 2pm Friday McKenna Memorial Hospital Mr and Mrs Kenneth Nicholson Route 9 Box 246P Marion 6 pound 2-ounceboy Dec ll Mr and Mrs William Bonn 523 S Santa Clara 6-pound 9-ounce boy Dec 12 Mr and Mrs Geraldo Mala 313 E Krueger Marion 4 pound 3-ounce girl Dec 15 Mr and Mrs Gary Slobak 625 Fredericksburg Road 9 pound 6 ouncebov Dec1 15 WASHINGTON (AP) - A conservative opponent who denounced House Speaker Jim Wright as “the most unethical speaker of the 20th century" is calling for a formal investigation into the Democratic leader from Texas Rep Newt Gingrich, R Ga . cited several news articles questioning W right s activities on behalf of ailing Texas savings and loans, the legitimacy of a book deal through a Wright supporter that netted the speaker a 55 percent royalty, and his involvement in the development of the Fort Worth stockyards projec t “I think, based on the historical record, he is the most unethical speaker of the 20th century." he said TEXAS POSTAL SERVICE Your Packing Professional, Your Complete Mailing Center Just Like A Post Office But More • UPS U.S. MAIL •Federal Express •Emery •Western Union La* Us Help You With Christmas Mailing Courtyard Shappiag •20 ft!4i tfH MDM We Will Pack It For You Or Bring It With You at a Capitol news conference Tues day. Asked about Gingrich’s move, Wright chuckled and recalled words attributed to former Chicago Mayor Richard Daley. “They’ve vilified me, they've calumnlfied me. they’ve abused me, they’ve even criticized me ’’ “I don t think it really warrants too much of an answer.” Wright said it s totally without foundation ’ He said he did not believe anyone had suggested he had done anything dishonest, illegal or unethical “My total career speaks for itself." “Those who know me best constituents. neighbors, friends and colleagues have repeatedly paul Arrest Continued from Page IA Reimer said three complaints had been signed against Mahan Prichard also assesed Mahan's bond Tissue samples from two animals suspected of dying from anti freeze Asbestos_ Continued from Paqe IA don Lance Barding a high school ar chiteot student, as part of the John and Joyce Karr Award which the school district received for making preservation and reuse of an historic building authorized the expenditure of up to $4 OOO for improving the playground and equipment at Lamar Primary School authorized the district to request $9,636 from the I‘*87 Drug Fret’ Schools and Communities Ut through the Texas Education \gencv for a drug abuse education and prevention program in the district recognized the high school Marine Corps Junior Rf >T( Hie u: J has t>een named a Naval Honor School poisoning, and some food scraps recovered from Mahan's yard were stmt to the university for analysis All samples reportedly tested positive for traces of ethylene glycol As many as four animals are known to have been euthanized bv a lake area veterinarian after they in gested anti freeze Neighbors in The Oaks subdivision claim losses of more than a dozen pets over several months Reimer said more additional could be pending against Mahan Cruelty to animals is a Class A misdemeanor lf convicted Mahan could serve up to up to a year in jail and no more than a $2 IMH) fine me the very great honor of electing me to positions of the greatest responsibility.” he said “This is only stuff found by the printed press with no subpoena powers.” Gingrich said “This is not a vendetta This is not something that happened in the last 14 months The articles appeared in various publications and deal with allega tions of questionable activity by the speaker dating back 15 y ears “Corruption is quite a threat to a fret' society." said Gingrich, who is one of the co founders of the Cooser vative Opportunity Society a right wing group of congressmen who view themselves as guardians of tradi tional conservative ideals The fifth term Georgian said he is personnally afraid that in calling (or a formal investigation of Wright he will incur the speaker's full wrath I have a certain amount of fear in what I'm doing ' he said I think there are certain figures of power best approached with extreme eau tion ” In a letter to fellow Houm* members Gingrich suggested four potential approaches to investigating the speaker who he said pose" a special problem because he is the second most powerful elected official rn the country “ The alternatives he suggested rn elude a bi partisan committee1 ol distinguished citizens a special ethics committee appointe! by the Democratic and Republican party caucus chairmen, and an indepen dent counsel appointed by Attorney General Edwin Meese III A fourth alternative would be to have the current Ethics Committee focus solely on investigating the speaker, he said “Only after a painstaking in vestigation, including access to per sonal documents and financial records will it tx* possible to know what has happened. Gingrich said in his letter That process will require a formal investigation with a proles sional investigative staff with sub poena powers Gingrich said he plans to press hard for an investigation when the Congress reconvenes in January \mong the allegations that have lxs*n made against W right are He personally contacted the chairman of the Federal Home Loan Bank Board and asked for special treatment in several Texas thrift cases under investigation by the agency He received 55 percent royalties on a book published by a longtime friend whose printing company work ed for Wright s campaign commit tee which Gingrich said amounted to laundering campaign funds He was involved with a local business partner in the redevelop merit of the historical Fort Worth stockyards a project that received millions of federal dollars Discount Furniture Bonds Continued trom Paq** I A should give him a chance to Mf what he can do Clark defended Sehroeder and the district judges saying they are not infallable Commissioner Lorenzo \ ankee Camarillo said he is concerned with relying on Sehroeder s actions !' would Mfm strange we would rely on the person responsible for this he said Forfeited (tail txmd funds after statuatory requirements are met become county revenues W rits of er ror may I** available to M*t a*id« the questioned judgments although .schr*w*dt*r said he (relieves that atter native applies only in tass where the district attorney contested judgments Lawsuit_ Conltnued *rom Paqt* I A curred on I S MI and Interstatt fromage road near Langtry \ slug* Apartments Both received what was described in newspaper accounts of the act dent as minor injuries and were reported treat«*d and released fron McKenna Memorial Hospita Reeve s suit claimed mjune 'o tier back neck arms and legs I’he original petition was flied in distru t court here in March 1986. according to court records MERRY 5HWSTMAS f W    CAMI!    V FAMILY SALE “Where your neighbors are buying their furniture Mon fn 9 JO 6 OO    M«w4    T/\    W AA'.vt    6'8 S Wlllnul Sit 10 00 4 00    iMCXl    IU    Iv* md ll    Walnut Square GRANZIN’S MEAT MARKET zn*    McQueeney    Rd. 625-3510 MKT MADE BEEF JERKEY. 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