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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 27, 1990, New Braunfels, Texas Etc takes Over first Federal a amp a first Federal savings and loan association of new braunfels Friday became the latest of More than 300 thrifts nationwide to be declared insolvent by the Resolution Trust corporation. See below new braunfels vol. 138, no. 141 one kills car Accident three women Power outage three arca women were killed saturday night when the car in which they were travelling crashed into a tree on pm 32 near Fischer sending the tree through the car. A the tree was inside cd the car a said Justice of the peace Howard Smith who was called to the scene and pronounced the women dead. A the tree took everything wheels and Law enforcement officials had not yet notified the victims relatives and did not release their names. Smith said he believes two of the women were from Wimberley. The peace Justice said the third woman worked in the Canyon Lake arca. Smith said the victims appeared to be in their teens or 20s. It took rescuers a half hour to remove the victims bodies from the vehicle Smith said. The jaws of life extra cation equipment had to be used. The Accident occurred around 8 30 . A a there a a report that they were driving at a real High rate of Speed and they went to right into a tree a Smith said. Maurice Schwab an arca resident was leading a Bowling tournament at Fischer Bowling Alley when the Accident occurred. He said that someone came in and complained a car was speeding around the Corner. Shortly after a woman came into the Bowling Alley and said there was a fatal Accident Down the Road. Fire smoke damage Home at Canyon Lake causes chaos loss of Power for about an hour saturday night caused chaos in several parts of the City. Electricity in most of the City was lost. Areas around interstate 35 and Loop 337, however did not lose Power. New braunfels police chief Burney bocce said the police department lost Power to its main radio although the departments Back up radios were see Power Page 2a Good Day today will be sunny and warm with a Chance for isolated showers in the Early morning and late afternoon. The High today will be in the mid 90s and the overnight Low will be in the mid 70s. Winds will be out of the South at to to 15 mph. Inside business.6-7a classified.9-13b comics.6b, 10-16c crossword.3a dear abby.11a education.7b entertainment.8-9b horoscope.6b kaleidoscope.1-5b opinions.4a sports.12-15 a to listings.1-9c weather.2a Stam Tisch monday is a Holiday to Honor veterans who died while serving their country. Government offices along with those of Banks . Postal service and the Herald Zeitung will be closed to celebrate the Holiday. Business will return to Normal hours on tuesday. The new braunfels coalition of veterans organisations is planning various activities monday for memorial Day. Members of american legion Comal Post 179 and Guadalupe Valley Post 35 will visit cemeteries and place american flags on veterans Graves. A ceremony is planned in Lamia Park beginning at 9 30 . With patriotic music posting of the colors a pow/m1a empty chair ceremony a guest speaker and the playing of taps. Participating organizations Are so Stam Tisch. Page 2alocal officials discuss two nation vacations tourism is big business in South Texas and with Mexico and Texas tourism officials Silling Down this week to discuss the concept of a a two nation vacation a new braunfels certainly stands to Benefit. Caa a 410 m 0 0 9 10/22/99 so West i co publishing e Yandell dr2nd-ranked pickers eliminate unicorns x the new braunfels unicorns were eliminated from / a y a Alc baseball playoffs Friday night with a 10-3 loss to second ranked Robstown which swept the bust of the acc series to Advance to the Region in finals. See Page 12a Al faso to 03 707 Landa st., new braunfels Texas 78130 uses 377-880 512-825-9144 May 27, 1990 50 cents three sections 46 pages renters of a Canyon Lake House came Home saturday to find almost half of their Home burned according to Canyon Lake Volunteer fire department capt. Jurre Mackay. A they were startled to Sec All the fire apparatus in front a he said. The owner of the Home who neighbors said is . Lipscomb could not be reached saturday. The renters also could not be reached. Firefighters took 30 minutes to get the fire that was called in at 4 32 . Under control. A neighbor reportedly called in the fire. The fire severely damaged the Liv ing room Kitchen and dining arca of the Lake front Home in the Canyon Lake Hills subdivision. The remainder of the House also sustained smoke damage according to a firefighter. Mackey said that firefighters had not determined what caused the fire but doubted it would be investigated. A it does no to look like there a any problem that might Call for an investigation a he said. Mackey who was aboard the second of four trucks to arrive at the scene said Little flames were showing from the Home when he arrived. A amp a declared insolvent Etc takes 1st Federal by Stephanie Ferguson Newt editor first Federal savings and loan association of new braunfels Friday became the latest of More than 300 thrifts nationwide to be declared insolvent by the Resolution Trust corporation. The Thrift which was chartered oct. 16, 1934, and its Branch offices in Wimberly saltier and san Marcos reopened saturday As first Federal savings . A was far As i can Tell you today it is going to be business As usual a said Etc managing agent Harry Straup late Friday. A at this Point no layoffs Are the savings and loan employs close to 90 persons. The new braunfels Thrift has assets of $235.6 million and $213.4 million in deposits. First Federal president Edward f. Flaherty was not authorized by the Etc to comment to the Media Friday. The government closed the doors to the Thrift around 4 . After the office of Thrift supervision declared the a amp a insolvent because it was operating in an unsafe and unsound condition and suffered losses that depleted All of its capital government officials said. Straup would not comment on whether local officials a thrifts Page 2a a san Antonio Man in his mid 20s died saturday the seasons first drowning victim at Canyon Lake. A spokesman for the Comal county sheriffs department said that Alfredo Medellin Sage had not been confirmed. He is believed to be either 24 or 25 years old. Justice of the peace Harold Krueger said the report of the drowning came in at 2 36 ., and the Man was pronounced dead at 3 48 . At Mckenna memorial Hospital. Krueger said investigating officers had taken statements from witnesses at the scene. A tentatively it is an Accident a Krueger said. He said he will further review the matter tuesday. The victim was found in four feet of water at Jacobs Creek Park. Krueger said Canyon Lake emergency medical services rushed the Man to Mckenna. A evidently they found some signs of life so they rushed him on Council to review waiving Impact fees by Sandra Lowe staff writer new braunfels City Council member Loraine Kraft said Friday she Hopes for a Compromise with new braunfels utilities officials on which Board will have the final decision on waiving water and sewer Impact fees for developers. A a in a like for them to have a common ground a she said. She also said she had not discussed the matter with fellow Council members and trustees. The Council is expected to vote on the final Reading of an ordinance tuesday that gives the Utility Board control Over waiving Impact fees. The Board has had the authority in the past but present Board members have not exercised it. However Council member James Goodbread has said he wants the Council to make the decision of waiving fees Over $50,000. Be fees Peg 3 a although smoke was coming from the caves in the House. Hamel Scott an emergency medical services worker on the scene said fire broke through the siding of the House. When the House was vented flames started. Firefighters began to fight the fire from the rear of the House which faces the Lake. Scott said however that because firefighters arrived on the scene quickly the House was not As damaged As it could have been. He said some firefighters in the Volunteer department were at the station when they were called about the fire. A Man drowns one car Accident a 74-year-old Man died of multiple injuries at Mckenna memorial Hospital saturday night after being involved in a single car Accident on pm 306 around 3 30 . Additional details on the afternoon Accident were unavailable from local Law enforcement personnel at press time. Photo by Erik Karlsson i Iii 4 Forf Quot a it a it a notices were posted at the first Federal savings and loan offices late Friday afternoon. Photo by Erik Karlsson Cist Board to Eye state panel decision by Sandra Lowe staff writer Comal Independent school District trustees will decide monday whether to give up a three year old fight to keep a Small Hays county subdivision in the District or Appeal a recent decision made by die state commissioner of education. Last month commissioner . Kirby favored a Texas education Agency recommendation the Spring hollow subdivision be allowed to withdraw from Cist and join Wimberley Independent school District. Parents who favor the de annexation argue their children should be allowed to attend schools in the four year old Wimberley school District where schools Are about eight Miles from their Home. The students Are currently attending Cist schools that Are 16 and 30 Miles from their Homes. Cist superintendent Bill Brown said saturday that the District has fought to keep the 600-acre subdivision As a matter of principal. Several years ago the District gave up part of Encino Park but lost Industry in the Transfer which Hurt it financially. Brown said there Are other parts of so Cist Page 2a Randy Smidt examines one of the petitions at the pit Stop convenience store at the intersection of River Road and Loop 337. Photo by Erik Karlsson petition drive Aims at water releases petitions asking for better management of water releases from Canyon Lake Are circulating among River outfitters and area businesses this Holiday weekend in an attempt to gamer As Many signatures As possible says word director Betty Walls. A we want to have the memorial Day crowds signing those petitions a she said. The petitions circulated by the water oriented recreation District will be sent to the Federal Energy regulatory commission asking that the Canyon Lake Hydro Plant permit be brought into compliance with recreational considerations of the License Walls said. The Fern act states equal Opportunity has to be Given to recreational considerations with All other purposes of the Hydro Plant she said. A we now have an Avenue to negotiate petitions along with the formal request and various letters of support will be mailed to the commission in june. A the Canyon Hydro Plant does no to have anything to do with the Waters that Are coming through Canyon Reservoir Quot said David Welsch director of planning and development at a petitions Page 2a

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