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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - July 21, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas J    IhcMenu I CLASSIFIED    7    IO I COMICS    4    b I    CROSSWORD ..... 3 I    DEAR ABBY    b I    SPORTS .................. 6‘And the cycle goes on’ b» david may    fe.xm    members    of    th**( >ma ( >un v civil Defense w    in***-!ii**, l h** minting plait* the K* leo Apartment* un I ak*- \ levi Drive in t* the s,uni* a> usual I bt* I kl p in tune in th*-sam** arui th** sultje* t Mother (•uhs* Khvrn**" or, Buttons will tv* chang***! onl> .i iitfi** Hut hen* s the big*. Mi Dill Odom of '-an Antonio Mill not lead th** program Instead Mn Kulduo ut Canyon l uke villi d s. v.vs the children "tory bu* k hut tCMl I aiti niemliei ut th* club is ask***; to add to tin suhjei t th«*u favorite storybook char ai lei s either bv br inking buttons old picture* or dolls to show and tell attorn Jeievision has brought new dial actors for children of this generation but the revival of Snow VS lute ami the seven Dwarfs ss renewing an interest in fairs tales I he animated cartoons on Saturday morning television us** many of the stories found tit I he Fales of Mothei (ioose but of course the pictures are vers dif ferent A isitors are welcomed at the meetings of the Hutton i luh and although Mrs huldoo said tfiev do not alw ass join the club they seem to enjoy Ult* novelly of the hobbv Jean Ret Ink cal let! this morning to sav that bel husband Muster herlick killed a three foot long rat ti** snake in th** couple > hack van! just yesterday The Kerllck s snake winch by the way was found at 2b4 Kerllck Lane had aU»ut thl**.*e rat ties Mis Kerllck said it looked like there might have tieen more ralliers that were cut off I think everybody ought to Ie warned thai they're coming out Mrs Kerllck said Mu added that she hates every kind of snake Harold dies too Slat* Winter lh** last several davs have teen rather grim on**" for sattler resident Frank Old Man River Smith an ai knowledged river expel Smith has taken part m two separate searches of ttie (luadahJpe Hive f*»t drowning victims over the past three davs lh** on** time river outfitter navigated th* * ag:*;g rivet between ( urn fort and Msterdale Saturday a*. Sunday looking for eigti' people missing following F rid av s tragic bus accident iii that area l ilt* avci dent claimed IO lives One of the youngsters a IT year old Dallas > out Ii was "till missing this morning and Smith left at dawn to go back to die Comfort area and aid in that search Tired arid in need of red Smith i ame home late Sunday and learned of th** accident on th** river ast below (ifuene Road crossing that afternoon that claimed Uh* life of Stewart K.wald JU of van Auge. (in Monday smith was huck on the river helpingRec center rising on searchers that I d tx* back I aes*fay if they needed mc hut Alien I heard at-out this I said well this is my home and I cat scant here smith said Monday indeed Snail received a call late Monday evening shortly .ut**! returning home asking him to return to Comfort as efforts continue there h ' ..u th** last re ...ashing v (cum On saturday Smith was responsible for finding ne if the Comfort victims Mike Lu e of Du aas .as des* I lived as the hest friend of John don IT the victim still sought sn. th s Alf** Juanita accompanied hill to Comfort ct* she helped Salvation Army and Red I russ iiuntts rs iispcnst* food and water to National aal ti sit leu aud other s*. ire hers I? s not a pretty sigh’ to walk up on a victim but lo ' out >.* care tor people Smith said See OLD MAN Page 2 CISD kids reading, writing above state average on TEAMSNew trusses point to the old roof of the I anda    one this week General contractor is CracoPark Recreation Center, which was gutted by    Construction while South Star    Constructionfire on Christmas Eve 1985. The old roof was    Co is doing the demolition and    new framingremoved last week to be replaced by the new    (Photo by Deryi Clarke B. SARAH duke StaO Writer (©mal CSD students arc scoring high?i than the state averages in the Texas Rdutaticnal Assessment of Minimum skills test according to Curriculum Director Carol Hall In a review ut local TRAMS test scores dunug a CIM) beard of trustees ii cettng Monday Hall said district students have demonstrated improved performances in almost every phase In looking at the san Antonio area of lh schitoi districts cpresented in writing we scored bdle! than U of those distncts In reading we scored tatter than ll of those districts "he said (it the school district" in the san Antonio area coring better than Comal ISP were Randolph Judson and Lackland CISD ranked ninth in the mathematics portion ut the test in comparison with the Sail Antonio schools Uh* curriculum director said Hall said the tests have helped leachers identify exactly which areas of >tudy need improvement In all areas except fifth grad* reading scores and seventh glade writing scores CISD "tudents sooted boltel than    the state    average    Local students scored the same as the state average on fifth grade reading tests and seventh grade w riling Hall pointed out that CLM) lith grade students scored 12 point" higher than the state mastery level in reading and JO points above the state level    in writing    The    high    .school junto! s scored three points above the state level In mathematics lit most grade levels students scored doser to the state level in mathematics than in the reading and writing areas Ail students in odd numbered grades are required to take the TRAMS test and students must pass the t**si before they may graduate from    high school    Hall    said the test did not prevent    any    high    school students from graduating We had some (high school students) who did not graduate bul it was not because ol this test. she said The New Braunfels ISD unveiled TRAMS test results for that district earlier during th* sun.mer Anita stipmeks NHIsD secondary cut rieuium director said there were no New Braunfels High School students prevented from graduating because of the test NKlsP students scored higher than the average state scores rn all areas ut the test In most areas the xBlSD TRAMS scores improved over last year although both the I lith grade students and ninth glad* students reading scoi t-s dec . Hied Hall said that oext year after til* test ha - .teen used lur three years it will help to determine how individual classes are improving or declining in perfoi malice AI .so during the meet rig Monday CISD trustees approved hiring Cai roll Truitt Welch as the new principal of the .Mountain A alley School Welch will replace Fred McIntyre who will become the direct, r of CISD s alter native sc hoot LISI) Superintendent Bill Brown said he hopes to see improvements in the alternative school this year * We hope we can do something tor the kids rather than just trout them out of school." he said adding that the name of the school might be changed to the transitional school to give it a more positive feeling Welch will be principal of both the middle school and the elementary sch<tol in Sattler Since l‘)8f> Welch lias I*een assistant supenntendedt of instruction at L’lint ISI) He has been principal at two elementarv schools in Clint Also during Monday s meeting, the trustees approved payment of $805,897 to Lawson Axils Construe lion Co for construction ol Hie new Smithson Valley High School Trustees approved payment of IMT.Sill to Cahaba Construction for walk at the new ( anyon Middle School The trustees did not approve payment of $11,218 to Biadley Mc Chesney architects mr work al both schools Rids were approved for bread and milk contracts for the coming school year New Braunfels Vol 134 No. 140 New Braunfels Herald Publishing Company 707 Lamia St. New Braunfels, Texas 78130 (LISPS 377 800Tuesday July 21, 198725 Cents One Se* lions IO Page Juan Is* Dios Mendota the eight war obi tiov Aho was one ot two Stammtisch zn: z : _ zrizzzzzz:I Yes. ifs that time again Time tor the hoopla of anothei presidential campaign In th** midst of the mediocrity and various and assorted vaguely uninteresting scandals one woman from Colorado has entered the scene with the "bin nix iight of common sens** I N Hep Patricia Schroeder I) ( olur.tdo basil t officially announc ed her candidacy hut by all indu a Hor" she will This is a woman of immense reasonableness She stands for a responsibility arms redu< ion and international understanding This is a woman who knows that the best wav to pre vent war is not through countries aiming weapons at each oilier but through attempting to break down th** barriers of communications and working toward common goals such as living in peace without the fear of nuclear annihilation Anyone interested can drop Schroeder a line at Jot*) Cav lord In Denver ( hoi ado Ho Jus Y« nj could help ber decide what to do with hor futuu by cither urging bel to run oi may tie telling tile woman lo keep her hdirbraincd ideas to herselfMan found here; youth still missing Drowning victim is found near Loop    337 bridge as area officials, outfitters reiterate river's danger Bv DAVID MAY and SARAH DUKE Stad Writers The eighth diowning this veal on th** raging Guadalupe River in Comal County happened sunday afternoon just below the (i rue ne Road crossing when a large inner tube carrying four persons overturned in the churning waters Searchers found the Utdy of Stewart KwalU, 2o. of san Angelo at IO to a in today about 20o yards downstream of the lwxjp HT bridge Dennis Williams and Rodney Bartels ol the New Braunfels Fire Department found *he bodv m the middle cf the river channel in about lo to 12 feet of watei The men investigated after spotting the man s tennis shoes The body wa" face dow n at the bottom of the river Justice of the Peace Harold Krueger pronounced the body dead at the site A woman who aas a friend of the F wald family identified the boily Family members from San Angelo were at th** "Ute when the body was recovered from the river Se*? FOUND Pa** 2 Body od Stewart Eoald found in rive' downstream of PM 337 * DhotO DV Deryi C ia'** ' Officials say it could take several days to locate the body of a 17-year-old hero missing since Saturday COMFORT Texas AP Fatigued sear berspleaded for more volunteers today n uh, < on . be tutee hunt for the only teen «ger still missing after air. swollen rive. engulfed a church bus a^d ■ a The Texas Department of I abl sa'efv ask***! farmers and rancher" along rhe Guadalupe River V search its banks today for mf •    •    "t    N’i-.r    per    youths died Fridav when the v ace* f a. the S* .gov die Road Baptist ( lur* * w« * - .e; * ; .    ■ I river worst flooding in i years But it s possible thai HuriKSton may never be found said l.t Bill Robinson of the Texas Park- and Wildlife Department in Kerr Ville "You’ve got many dints and gravel changes Uke over on the road v here the bus went oft .hat gi a vol was pro bably 18 to feet deep where the., cleared it >aid Robinson A ou get the same thing down here every time the river makes a bend it deposits gravel in the river “It washes the banks out and if ore of them bodies were to wash up under a flank then water kept washing up it would < *• cf in ther* DI course we hope and pray tha " lot the •• ’uat sot hut it poss;v' • .id hap pen About od National f.uardsmen and im* "tate and area law enforcement officials and volunteers used horses helicopters and rubber rads Monday in the search a mg 18 miles of th* river tiefore stopping about « to p rn We wont stop until atter we've done earthing humanly possible said charles '"eaie DPS area super visor * From what we've looked at todav we re looking at least to the weekend before we can complete oui entire search lo Waring "eaie said The DPS requested volunteers to report to the Kendall County Building rn Comfort at 7 a rn today to aid in the search for the v ictim "aid spokesr. it; Mike * ox W e re going to break our groups into smaller number" so that we can have more group*, covering a Ic yes area but we will still concentrate the majority of < sr personnel between Hie I It) bridge* and vs artng said DPS trooper Mat k Kiorduu The search for Bankston bas been the most difficult said Seale “A lot of us are getting tired We really are said Seale who has t«-en coordinating the search More than See SEARCH Page 2 ;