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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 7, 1994, New Braunfels, Texas TUESDAY!American League All-Stars named at closing ceremonies - See 50 CENTS COUNTDOWN: 289 DAYS New Braunfels Sesquicentennial March 21,1845 March 21,1995New Braunfels !10 Pages in one section ■ Tuesday, June 7,Herald -Zeitung , 1994    Serving Comal County for more than 142 years ■ Home of EDNA SYAMKEM410    HO I 6    lo/,,,. EL PASO, IX (Vol. 142, No. 147 Inside Comics  ............................2 Crossword......................................3 Opinion...........................................4 Sports Day......................................5 Stammtisch.....................................6 Dear Abby......................................6 The Marketplace.......................7-10 SUmmtisch Birthday wishes from the Herald-Zeltung! The New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung extends the following birthday wishes to; Erie Villarreal, Jan Engel, Edna Syamkem, Jean Holder, Markle Guerrero, Janie Moreno, Katie O'Neal, Kristie Grace, Travis Ploch, Johnny Williams (belated), Alex Caballero (belated), William Wissman, A lion A. Oft, Louis Keesee, George King, Dixie Klein, Regina Oft, Barbara & Gale Summerville, W.B. (Bill) Williams, Betty Woodward. Happy Anniversary to Carolyn & Larry Mitcham, Ken & Karen Morin, Sr. Wednesday lotto Jackpot worth $17 million AUSTIN (AP) - No tickets correctly matched all six numbers drawn Saturday night for the twice-weekly Lotto Texas game, state lottery officials said. The numbers drawn Saturday night from a field of 50 were: 16-30-20-36-7-10. There were 197 tickets sold with five of the six numbers, with each ticket worth $1,190. There were 10,001 tickets with four of six numbers, with each winning $84. And there were 168,654 tickets sold with three of six numbers, with each worth an automatic S3. Lottery officials estimate the jackpot for Wednesday night’s | ‘game will be $17 million. .Children's Museum hosting Terri Adams The Children's Museum is hosting a gallery talk today. The speaker is Tern Adams, General Manager of Schlitterbahn; her topic is the Dragon Blaster and the making of water rides from conception to completion. After the talk, participants will design their own water rides with art materials supplied by CMNB. Admission to the museum is free for families on the first Tuesday of the month from I p.m. to 5 p.m. Registration is under way at the Children's Museum for summer classes. Classes are hands-on experiences in art, TV production and science for all ages. Call the museum, 620-0939 for more information. Canyon Lako COP wonton to hoot ontortainmont What is better than ice cream and homemade cake on a hot day in June? - ice cream and cake with Prime Time Rhymes. Canyon Lake Republican Women will present a program of utterly ridiculous recitations. The public is in vied to the Veterans of Foreign Wars hall in Sattler June 15 at 8 p.m. for an evening of delicious fun. Admission is $4 for adults and $2 for children six and under. MI ages are welcome to this family entertainment. "or tickets, see a member or call Patsy Newton at 964-3585. gjti-imtkrii_ (Tim New Braunfels Heraldleilung invites its nadirs lo submit aum lo Stammtisch ■ According lo lbs Sophisnburg Archers and members of lbs German community, HStammtisck‘ represents a sitting place for members of tbs community to gather and share the day's happenings. We invite you to share withes.) Late night rescue New Braunfels water raacua paraonnal wars called to the Guadalupe River Monday evening after three women who were rafting were caught In a “strainer.” According to Assistant Fire Chief Elroy Frisson behn a “strainer” lean arse In which water Ie being blocked by froes. He sold the women's raft came up against a tree near the Guadalupe Outpost. Friesenhahn said the call was received at about 9 p.m. Monday. He said one woman had gotten out of the raft and swam to shore. The other two were above the water line, according to Friesenhahn. The women were taken out of the raft by emergency personnel. The names of the women were not available ae of press time. No one was injured In the incident. Six members of the water rescue team were called to the scene. Herald Zeitung photos by JOHN HUSETH Union Pacific train derails near FM 306 Monday By JENNIFER ROMPEL Staff Writer Officials from Union Pacific Railroad are continuing to investigate the cause of a train car derailment that occurred Monday afternoon near Farm to Market Road 306 in New Braunfels. Ten cars were involved in the derailment, according to John Bromley, spokesman for Union Pacific Railroad. The IO care were filled with coal, and there were no people in the cars, he said. “The train derailed as it was pulling out of the side track onto the main line,” said Bromley. The train contained a total of 115 care and was traveling IO miles per hour when the derailment occurred. No one was injured in the accident. “The derailed care started with the 25th car back from the locomotive. They were in about the first third of the train,” explained Bromley. Bromley said a team of investigators from Union Pacific Railroad will look into the cause of the accident A report will also be submitted to the Federal Railroad Administration, he said The main track of the railroad was closed until 5 a.rn today. Workers will be working on the side track throughout the day. Bromley said most derailments cause damage to both the track and the train, as was the case in this incident. “The number of derailments we have had has dropped significantly over the past several years,” he said. Causes of derailments vary from mechanical problems to human error, said Bromley. He said this derailment was minor Officials with the New Braunfels Fire Department responded to the scene as a courtesy, but no emergency personnel was needed The train was headed to San Antonio. CISD approves pay raises By CRAIG HAMMETT Staff Writer Employees of the Comal Independent School District will 9ee pay raises for the upcoming 1994-95 school year board trustees said Monday. The board voted 7-0 to give employees raises. Teachers, nurses and librarians will see a 3.8 percent average salary increase with each step in the pay scale increasing $500 above the 1993-94 salary schedule. A beginning teacher with a bachelor’s degree will start at $20,500 for the 1994-95 year. That figure rises with each year of experience. CISD administrators said the package totaled around $650,000, including new teachers. They added that the CISD still ranked low compared to other districts in the area. “We were tied for 14th as far beginning teachers go out of the 16 (area districtsX” said Superintendent Jerry Major. “This (raise) will not make much of a dent (in the standings),” added Dr. Caroline Wemli, Director of Personnel. Personnel such as cafeteria, maintenance, transportation and para-professionals will receive a 5% increase while others, including administration will receive a 3% increase, around a $240,000 package they said The raise for personnel such cafeteria, maintenance and those considered at the lower ends of the district pay scale could increase. Board members will look at that in another meeting after member Douglas Kirk brought up the fact that a percentage increase for those at bottom levels of the pay scale would nox make much difference, roughly $35 a month in take-home pay for some. In other .action, the board approved seven new positions for the upcoming school year, including assistant principals at Frazier and Comal elemen-taries. Administrators would still like to sec staff additions in areas such as art, music, physical education and counselors in order to maintain what Dr. Wemli called a “well-balanced curriculum.” “I don’t know how long we can continue to maintain programs we have in place and improve them,” said Dr. Mqor. “Once we take a step back, it might take two or three years to recover from that ” Herald Zeitung photo by JOHN HUSETH Union Pacific officials tour th# damaga left behind yesterday afternoon after 10 cars derailed, dumping a considerable amount of coal on the ground near the tracko near FM 306 In New Braunfels.There were no Injuries in connection with the derailment. The mein track was closed until 5 a.m. today, although crews will continue to work on the track throughout today. A team of Union Pacific investigators will look into the cause of the accident, according to John Bromley, spokesman for Union Pacific Railroad. Woman left By JENNIFER ROMPEL Staff Writer erty Street fell after her dog’s leash and the police dog’s leash became tangled, according to Comal County Sheriff Jack Bremer. Bremer said the dog did not attack anyone Mrs. Lambrecht’s husband, Lawrence Lambrecht, witnessed the incident. He claimed a boy was walking the police dog and had crossed through the Lambrecht’s yard where he, his wife and neighbors were banding with the Lambrecht’s dog, Mr. Lambrecht said the approach of the boy and the drug dog surprised him and his wife. “I wouldn’t say he (the police dog) attacked it (Lambrecht’s dog), Their leashes got tangled. My wife panicked. She was concerned about our dog. If she became twisted in the chains or fell over the dog, I don’t know,” said Mr Lambrecht, Mr Lambrecht said the police dog was not behaving viciously Mrs. Lambrecht was taken to McKenna Memorial Hospital and was treated for a broken right hip and a laceration to the head. Mr Lambrecht said he did not know if he and his wife would be seeking any compensation in connection to the accident injured after dog leashes get tangled One woman was injured last weekend after her dog and a police dog from the Comal County Sheriffs Office began barking at each other and their leashes became tangled on Saturday evening Trudy Lambrecht who lives on Lib 6-0846For news, advertising or subscription information, call 625-9144 or Metro 6 I t A ;