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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 20, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas NB boys edge Canyon for third place, See Page 13A New Braunfels iiv ^ol 134 No 24; 707 LandaSt New Braunfels. Texas 7813Q (USPS37’ 880> 512-625-9144 Sunday December 20 1987 5C Cents Four Sections 48 Pages StamniTtech Tis the season for Christmas pro grams arn! today s promises to be; inner Joffre) VSoodard will present Christmas Thanks at » p m at First Protestant Church Woodard a tenor win In* at companied t v Pat (off**** on ’bt* piano The performance i^ ojien to the put*!it The singer is a IWW graduate of Nest Braunfels Ugh st’ht«»l He won many choral solo avn urds and aa" named to All Matf t noir during his high school t areer \iso ho aas in eluded m the I    »st it ion of Who s W ho rn Mu> . In Lac Woodard performed s I V t» h s presentation of t heaper tty th* I ■wen He is no vt attending stephen k Vast in I niter sit) in N iH ofifw hes a here he is a semifinalist in the National Vs ms ta tarn of Tethers of singing compel i tier, for lh* Jemima Begum Woodard is a HU'lTlbff of the Madrigal Singers anti the * appeita i"h*ar He performed in the **pera < armet) this year aud he wilt ta-one of th* lead tenors in the opera I he Kle*tormaus this spring The performer is the south i noir dr*' toi at ira' \frthod>st Chun h in Nat ogdts h**s i jmo graduation ta* plank to pursue a < ai err in tier tor ti.aru e of tiger a it' T>ie t oma I t sheiter is {mal fundraising pr st nun'«>*•: s are pts pi** sc ho aoutd like to vol un! err by helping aith fundraising a* UVU irs lf you mould Uke to fw.p please call the CTllldfesi ** '"belter at •s . ‘king ii I like ti ft •M M ♦ am snri rf trails metis sour neip Sea Braunfels Mas. nu laulg* No th** alii iirts’l I ie* vias at p rn at the MaMtfiK Had to conter an F V l**gre*- satufdas Ma** a .litIe- lamp around town Bamtaii totals for th* < »unts are as tallows I * irs fw-s in liny al forest HT in tifwn Meadows in Ne * Braunfels J at I.ase I tun)ap dam I I in Bulverde nj at Saudef Liir and I JU af t a mon Lake Forest on trie M*uth set* v ^WAS r MS •I t ^ ** t Us > ^ ^    as % J — a; 4 shopping days to Christmas Layoffs, closing affect economy B I DAVID MAY Stat! Writer Even though New Braunfels and Comal County have been able to maintain an unemployment rate two percentage points below the state average for the past year layoffs this month of iou workers will change those numbers October employment figures reveal the county s estimated civilian labor force increased by nearly *0 persons or I perc ent over th** previous 12 months only IC more workers were without jobs in the most recent statistics ac amable for Comal County That coupled with the fact that hundreds of jobs will become available next year is good news overall The area has escaped the more serious repercussions seen statewide because of the ailing economy Hee, eery. though gradual is being report. Brighter prosr** ts everal months down the *oad however, will bring Sd’Ie comfort to the estimated -kl to 45 persona laid off Friday morning at a build r.g materials yard and approx imateiy '■>    ;    j off workers at a manufacturing plant off Loop TIT who are worried about finding empioymen: now Both closings have been attributed to repressed economic conditions It s pretty tough right now ' ad muted Gary Seaton office manager for the Texas Employment Commission in New Braunfels Despite the See ECONOMY Page 2A State has no policy for exchanging data bantu is a out to denver uptc*' of Bat; farns for $5 and deliver a poinsettia with the song for Phi    SIO cOf *nferratic" 3' 67c 706*- or 670 4377 Sine Photo bv DervlCla,*, EL DAVID MAY Sta*f Writer There is no policy requiring jail of fie 1 a is to exchange information regarding a prisoner s medical history or other information at the time of custody exchange a staff planner for the state Commission on Jail .standards said Kndav The spokesman - comments unit rn light of relent allegations Dallas County Jail of foals may have wiibeid information from Comal County Jail authorities concerning possible AIDS infection of two prisoners extradited here nearly two Woman angry because of police lack of action B. VAH AH OUK t V*a*« «V* iter Josephine Aith fears .1 4 month oh rom her tv* H i»r it K 'f»** rib (randchikl was t. » early Sa'urdav vadnrvs tum*-d to al g* ? Ah**? des* rtbcd the New Braunfels l*« iH-pajiment s mac ta ai Amanda Marie Miranda was t< from h«*r is ane at t*N N Hidalgo child was dis*xivemf missing when family them tiers awoke at* tut r» a rn hours after the baby s father Angel The she Tri Miranda flail been at the home finera said Miranda who doe' not live at the home was drunk ami abusive when he (ame to mt his laughter around i a txi saturday Later saturday the nun was >*-en *;•? tfw* i laid in ban Antonio Kivera vt u1 My daughter talked to him He said he won t give the t aby back ' the grandmother said fie was alw ais threatening her that he would take the baby He told her be s going Vet ANOMY Paq* JA Track may be too small for racing, says Brown B» TRAVIS I POLING Correspondent Thru will In* a tew «. louds in Hie sky today t>ut it s ti asicaily going to be another ti ce day The high will be about 35 with winds from th** north west at about lo mph Tonight Will be I cloudy with a tow in the mid tos There will tx* a to percent chance of shower* Monday with a high in th** mid ■os Ex peel a warming trend I I through Thursday D ays will tie sunny with highs iii th** mid bos and tow* iii the low The Menu BUSINESS IO UA Cl ASSIf IID ll ISS COMICS 106 I 8D I CROSSWORD 3A DI AR ABBY 1?A I EDUCATION 68 I ENTERTAINMENT I ?A I HOROSCOPE 108 I KALEIDOSCOPE I lib I MONTAGE I BC I OPINIONS 4A I SPORTS 13 ISA I TV LISTINGS I BC I WEATHER ?A m racing ugh to ac lass Three Braunfels Dutchman Downs f track mav not tie tug * commodate race.even Si racing said formei N« Mayor filii Brown Comal tountv f-air Association met with littler fan association track representatives List month in Kerr Ville to dis* uss tile future of county Herbrich announces candidacy ll tie becomes the Republic an can dldate for Precinct J 1'unstable Alfert Herbrich said if elected tie will devote his full al tent ion to those duties and running on his experience as a reserve deputy deputy constable for the precinct 'I will work witti all law enforce merit agencies and if elected I will devote my full time to the constable Office " Herbrich said Primary elections are set for March 8 Party candidates who emerge victorious in the primaries will campaign toward November** general elections Herbrich is the husband of District Vee HERBRICH Page 3A fair racing in texas fair official* say thev are primarily waiting for til*' lacing commission to tx ap pointed by Governor Bill i lenient* an action expended Mallet line in mid January Brown >aui Dutchman Downs is just not big enough to hold races without the horses and rulers going around several times Brown said See TRACK Page 2A The Guadalupe River is low because pumps at Canyon dam were not working earlier this week (Photo by Ceryl Clark) Chapa attends meeting Al Herbrich is seeking the Republican nomination tor Precinct 2 Constable New Braunfels i its t aum il member Bunion t’hupu Jr returned this week from the annual convention of the National league of Cities where local government leaders focused attention on major issues facing America The I UBT Congress of Cities the last large gathering of public officials prior to the early lu«8 presidential contests drew 5 UUU delegati** to Las Vegas fropi cities and towns throughout the United States The five day conference included dozens of workshops and other special ses sions built around the theme of •Choosing America s Future ” Chapa heard presidential can didates Michael Dukakis of Massachusetts and the Kev Jess** Jackson address the convention Also a special session on urban issues and the !**88 election w as held The toe ai council member attended workshops on various topics in eluding consensus building among council members and constituency groups, economic development for small cities and ways to provide services in small communities Chapa said New Braunfels will have to come up with Mime innov alive ways to pro vide services as demand increases while funds decrease Cathy Reynolds president of the National league of Cities reminded See MEETING Page JA weeks ago on outstanding felony theft warrants Comal County Jail officials expressed concern that its transporta Hon officer was told by the prisoners during their return trip to C omal County that they suffered from an AIDS related virus The prisoners said they had discussed their medical background w ith Dallas authors ie* The men who nave since been released were jailed separately isolated from the general population while blood tests were performed See POLICY Page 3A Trout release delayed By SARAH DUKE Stat! Writer After three days of no releases from Canyon Lake the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department likely will delay a scheduled release of trout in to the Guadalupe River in anticipa Hon of another shutdown Mike Ryan district biologist for the parks department said Friday that inspector* from the department found no dead fish this week below the discharge outlet when the Guadalupe River flow dropped to almost nothing immediately below the dam He said there were fish trapped in small jioois but that did not constitute a major impact on the river A Guadalupe Blanco River Authority spokesman said pumps were turned on about 3 a rn Friday Pumping shipped last Monday night after high winds ripped material tv mg the pump barge to a pijie which carried waler over the dam Another pump shutdown is expected Monday or Tuesday as repairs to the system continue said Thomas Hill with GBRA GBRA is pumping water over the dam while workmen line the conduit of the dam during construction ut a hydroelectric plant The parks department had scheduled a release of trout in The river Tuesday Ryan said Friday that he believe* that release “will be postponed about another week because GBRA is going to have to shut down again ’ Hill said the shutdown will be to continue repairs of equipment at the pumping barge GBRA has not received all material needed to replace that (tostroved during last w eek s storm Ryan said the shutdown Tuesday probably will not caus** a problem tor fish m the river, but he is concerned about the prospect of more shut downs “This type of event could cer tinily have an adverse effect on the fish he said ‘it s certainly something we would be concerned about if it continues It could have a serious impact on the river ” Ryan said personnel from hi* See TROUT P*g« JA I ;