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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 18, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas Canyon, NB boys open Classic with wins, Page IO New Braunfels iii Vol 134 No ?46 707 Landa St New Braunfels Te«*    *    Jc    PS    377*880    5i2-6?5-9i44 Friday December 18 1987 25 Gents One Section 18 Pages N«*w Braunfels PSD students 'Aul tx* released from class un ln>ur ear Iv tcxlay SiIhwiI bus**' will run a* cording!) students and district per sun rn* I will tit ‘serve th** < ‘ta stnia' holidays beginning inn JI and returning Jan 4 District schools and off it es will tx t losed on Iks JI rn Honing on Jan } I Im* NHIM* lax Office Alii he txpen during regular *»ffn * hour' fXt **pt tin I if** JI J: ar.d Jan Th** Blat K Herd agr s. * **t\ <*: N**w Braunfels and » amal < ounty .' twisting a t "brist mas nh sal anti fiance on In* j : at Nephew s J* J vs J abn I nom n p rn to midnight I tov .ding the musu Alii tx* lf a '* nil land I lint? Overdrive from san \n it mu I Pre sale tit Wet* an* i for students- U» for single' at. h- few couples Or pax Ss person at th** lk»*t t all it J. 41 kl * J* 4 • or ti** I ll WI for * it Si ' odor j- .it'ic i in I w*v New Braun from I to 4 I ion t f*n! t'? Musk a: mem tx* rs <» and memtx I tx-re a ii! I ar*' ami net re a anti HGSH a ll t. ■ar s Eve Dam e it I anda fits re a VS ax if* IJK lied i m ad?;.IS'. I* or more information in Bowden at    ow I speaking of the New H ark I* am! He* teat s« •? I v the I VHI>    ' "* et V ram* few the cotnmmun g a <“hristmas YAis* i.j* tr a ft l» ie' the let >a Ona * re ms' is a- rv nut rosa op***, nature twMik' arni invthing interesting that <«Mullet t* used for a program tor more in formation on how to <M.ate tow ai et tin al a trial program* lonta* t Mat* tVita*: at int* I ta I '.lf a • univ i ie* tut* show 4 ll ( tut1 Alii ruer* Morvdax I p rn in fix* rommunily room at I aurei Ida. a Vpaitf • nt' »• I aurei lam* I tx* group w t-t ami mg for I aurei PSa.a re* aet from 7 IS to 7 lpm a busine' meeting wit. ft ii low Men dx*!' art ashed to tiftfig a snat k for a < hrtitfhas parts afterwitds Local store closes doors Paychecks, guard greet employees arriving for work 6 shopping days to Christmas Messy messy weather to flax and there s not much chance that it will chance for the weekend I .slav 'high with rain will reach to atmid in and dropping all Bm* wax to SS tonight Bain will continue Saturdax turning possibly heaxx as a cold front system appl oat ties But by Sunday we t tHild s**e some sunshine ami clearing with five highs in the Mis anti the lows iii the «os I hr Menu CLASSI! IID    13    17 COMICS    8 CROSSWORD    3 OLAR ABBY    9 INURIAINMLNI    9 HOROSCOPt    8 OPINIONS    4 RUINOUS FOCUS    b7 SPORTS    IOU TV LISTINGS    8 WI Al HIH    ? By DAVID MAY Stall Writer Employees of Lowe s Building Materials were surprised Friday morning upon arming for work and learning they were out of work as the New Braunfels store tx**, ame one of I in the state and among 16 store' nationwide to close \ "Ct urity guard amt store management met the workers with their paychecks which in t '.ut Its I severance pay depending on length of employment Signs posted on the building located at 4J4 s Casten simply 'aid I Hie to economic conditions we are * liking this facility and referred warranty arni other questions to Dallas arid North C arolina offices s**\crui I owe v employees said they had learned Thursday of store nosings in Dallas but hail little reason to suspect the local outi»*t would be out of business the following day Many were upset at the way the company handled the closings ihorsing to wait until after the fact to tell employees VC hat am I supposed to do ’ asked one woman who like ■a*xerai others contacted wished to remain anonymous * Here it is right betorn 'hristmas It scold knottier former employee said rumors began spreading Thurv day about i losings in Dallas where according to company spokesmen sex en stores were lux kelt up Thirteen stores ut A guard was posted outside Lowe s today after the business closed its doors (Photo by Deryi Clark! Texas including outlets in College station Waxahachie Longview Sherman and Texarkana were* shut down leaving about 4<» employe*** ..totting elsewhere for work \ store rn Tulsa Okla also was chided as wert stores in Georgia South < afuhna \ 'ti re in I a tut sa na closed rn i k lither Nine stores in ! ex a* arui two in oklahoma remain open and are among JVS outlets that continue to operate* nationw ide We had some clues said one woman who worked at the local store for about nine months ’i'm mod ll s vers unfair There are a »t of p*stpk that r.axe families to support and new they rave nothing * W hat are we satgxxa-d to do ’ ‘ asked another former worker * They don t care They still have their jobs w hy didn t they offer to transfer us'* They didn t even give us an option ’ Local store officials declined comment this morning A security guard today turned away customers who stepped out See CLOSING, Pan* J Utilities unveils new rate structure By SARAH DUKE Stall Writer New Braunfels I untie:- officials unveiled a new rate structure Thur lay for water sewer arid eloctr charges which could mean a siigr t in crease for monthly residential bill* Jeff Thompson SBI s ad ministialive services director sa. the proposed rates do not include ai increase but more accurately retie the cost of serv ice far utilities Water anti sewer rales tradition* . Iv have been law in comparison to rr,* actual cost of providing services Thompson said In fact he 'aid in dated electrical r.« subsidized a afer and sewer rates by a I nu »st ' ’ million “This is si- ’ a rate .her* as* I* -just a rate ad just mc n: F» **re are ne* additional doiiar' for us Thomp&or said While wafer and sewer rates wool f increase electric rates would decrease under the proposed nev rate structure Thompson said utility rate' for the average residential 4 ustorm r • auld be aiiout 4 J 4<> htgr.e: The average water charge tor business wafer user* in the city would tx- about lid higher under th* J fir. pos Th* a rate laid : e<ts»*' w • Se* JTILITiES Page J Ramsay to file for re-election in district court •s Kamxay a tint Kin* «l intent lens to mu. re wt af ftx* J.**- ! Judicial March' liemcx ratic *.,iniv,t. w?»- ha' f.i*t yet Hi*s! for ‘ • ci Aft    lh mw ret ary of 'fat*    flax tx*id hi'    .afield p»i'i!lOfTl I>.« n ar tx nt    '    sudii sa. distncf <* - :: |..i - 'I-- tt» . oui I tie' of < amal Max' and I aid a eh J .*!** Ka! 'ax was first el*** St**j to « 'ti * ifs    •    as .aunty at ■t«r fa x * Hay't ..unty and later M*rv id a' county ' llT't court at law un nt t frat nj in J y 7 i Hi ha> served in many civic and profc" .orca offu »*' in* .u«lmg pres! Ie* ! f the s. sit Is I antral texas Bar \"«m at    ain    x *■    president    and t tor    »f Ha    ' a Manas * I atelier f * emit    «r. *    pt« '    lent at dx*    San M. K a .a..' t .t m«-*tor of the south'. i« * on.munity * enter and due* f>-’ of lf I* Bu etiirnmal I ommix He is    a former    vestry man    and h.tir el lur of st Mark ' h.piM *.*f.*xil < hurc h \ nut tv eof Haysi aunty he and his ad. of J** years Janette bx** in san Marco* They have three children Jan Karnvay a Dallas attartx*y Julia Kan.'ux \» w a counselor at Brow ti Ka! flan in Dripping spinig' and » barley Kailua) who in Januarx will tx*gin tea*bing at sal* Marcos High s. fnx.i Christmas critters Police narrow field down to 30 for openings l h** 'eat ch for pal • et ten t*» fill :ive pti'iti.tris an Hie New Bf auld* .' Police has narrowed from a field of JU'1 c.or * applicants to a gnuq ut ab*nit kl who are awaiting polygraph tests Police through approx*sl mid year funding to allow the hiring of uddi Dona! patrolman hop*- to have tfte spat' filled ear!) next year Polygraph examinations are scheduled to tx*g»n next week a department spokesman said The v pa"**d the department > • juan ne'atior > and skills test They represent whites Hispanics and females Three blacks among tfw original field did not pass the test according to the department The hirings are part of ( hie! Burney Bocck s plan to implement a five year manpower program whicl look rx*arly two years to begin ( tty (aune ti approved the additiona patrolman through ad valorem raft-increases Three additional clerk' and dispatchers were in* luded in Hi* budget to help alleviate depart men tai workloads Students at New Braunfels Mi * He 7 bool a m ft e help of Peggy Morns left lance ' ort’ an arvj A i e t affey decoration chairman are getting ready *ot the Christmas Critter Dance from 7 to 11 p rn Saturday at the Cut. Center Donated stuffed animals wilt be used to ie rat** the center .Photo by Deryi Clan*. Former employee sues city B. SARAH DUKE Sian Writer t it> Manage! Jo** Michie and the i ny of New Bi aunlei* face a lawsuit flied this w«*ek iii I s District I curt alleging the city's former public work* di rec I oi was denied const it u ttonal rights The lawsuit also implies Fred Hyden who resigned as public works director Aug 17 was the victim of discrimination when the city remov ed two Hispanic employees from du ty later restoring those employees to their positions with benefits The lawsuit petition states Hyden was deprived due process of law guaranteed under the 14th Amend meld while the Hispanic employees were given their rights Michie decJin**d to comment on the lawsuit Hyden was not available tor comment The city manager whose resigna hon will tx* effective Feb y said after Hyden resigned in August that the man wa' given an option to resign Hie resignation followed a controversy within th* public works department because of allegations that one employee was tieing paid tor full lime work while working less than full time A police investigation into the con trovers) found that although one public works employee sometimes worked fewer hours than his co workers and received the same pay prosecution of thus** involved wa' not warranted salvador Ida/ the employee in question and Abraham Zapata, a public works sui*»r\ sot returned to (lieu positions The lawsuit petition states that Michie told Hyden In* would tx* tired if he did iud resign as public works dirt * tai Hyden was a New Braunfels city employee for 13 vears TIX* petition ais*, state' Assistant City .Manager Hector Tamayo and City Councilman Kanion Chapa Jt ai ted togetlier and in concert to br mg atx.ut the removal of the plaintiff without affording him those riglits and protections of the I tilted States Constitution Chapa said today he had mil seen the lawsuit petition ami was unaware of its details Ttx? i**tit»un does not specify the monetary damages sought, but stat**' that Hyden slwiuid tx* cornpen sated toi damage to his reputation Vee SUIT Paoe ? Cheer Fund donations top goal The generosity of area residents has flowed into the annual Cheer Lund sponsored by the HeraldZeitung which has reach ed its goal to provide Christmas dinner's for JOO area families Ad dittonul donations are being placed in a special account to tie used to kick oft next year s drive The Herald Settling sponsors the fund drive each year ami receives assistance from Uh* Na Bona! Guard and Community Sei vice Center Wa The Herald Settling w ill eon tinue to publish the names of con tributors to Cheer Fund each day The total in the fund is now Ii Hoe m Donations Thursday were from Charlie Dimmer groceries Arvel and Iris Schul Ie HS Mr and Mrs Frank L Nowotny, HU, Alice B Kirk groceries I C W enzel grixeries and an a rn my moas donation ol HS George Kirst commander of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7110 presents a donation of $100 from the group to HeraidSeitung Circulation Manager Carol Avery tor the Cheer Fund ;