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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 17, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas High school basksketball begins tonight, See Page7 New Braunfels iiV Herald Vol 134 No 223 707 Landa St New Braunfels Te»as 78^30 (LISPS 3’7-8T: 512-625-9144 Tuesday November 17. 1987 25 Cents Two Sections 20 Pages Officials say fire caused by heater It \ flu season and th** Comal County Health I H*partment ha* just r<*ct*iv***l a shipment of I rn doses of th** Trivalent vaccine for the lntfT rn flu season For anyone interested in preventing the flu the vaccines will tie offered each Wednesday while supplies last from s to ll to a rn and from I to > ti* p rn l h** health *in> artment is at Tuft Comal \ve and the vac* ines cost ^**r (**r son Dw* Gruene Kountry 4 H club is hosting a s* avenger hunt at the ex tension office HISN Walnut on Thursday at *• la p rn to collect good*. for th** Y nod I’antrx at F ;rst Protestant Church The regular meeting will follow at 7 j p m New Braunfels Area Button Club memt«ers will 'it .iround ’heir siam mtisch at I* den Heights apartments at I to p rn Wednesday to dis* us*-m**tern metal buttons pr**du* **d im**:y after World War ll Betty Bemar? wtil show some of the ugliest and most beautiful fun' resulting from tm Marshall Plan dismantling of munitions fa* tories The Bibik ai admonition of turning sword* into pk*wshares was literally accomplished as bullet' fex ame button* In a* kilt KH) to the fanciful «os buttons * restive ftkHit: tings of dogs itvl dr ag* His on bul torts will tie shown Xii visitors arr welcome lire * I nit of (tie \n.rii an i an* rf Society will hind a baar sa •• saturday beginning at I* a rn in front of Kroger * I ta* next m«*elu g of the V t W start/ Memorial Cost -.s» start ; v die w id tm I Sn at . « p rn The post aux iii arx is string a thanksgiving I lanc e No* H from 7 pm to I a in with musk bv B » smith ais! ffiefh|s A*lstuxxH*f1 is I |ier ('Hip.* af st setups aint !«***: will ta* av allabir I ta* pus! »x tn the new buudtrig fiehimt Carpenter s Hard ward and Bur* ti Automotive smi KM 2S73 Uh nnwe information call He* 7774 or «*e* <*• I ti** t rrvsiis Bureau Is gat fief mg data on employment ars! m»*mpk»y nsent (rum rrisdmts iii this ari a un IU No* 21 Ids- Us al data will run tribal** to the rut iat*»r force picture to Is* tetras**'J I Ss 4 t*V the Hurray of I at»»r statistic*s In addi tsn* for this month *a*.iv data will t»* gaits red from Armed ft»rces vrte! alls to ta* us«*d to evaluate Rw*ir parti* tpation in Rh* iat*»r force and in various government programs for veterans Hi Sp aru* s ha*** the largest numfs*r of school dropout*. and Hid'!* Hispanics organization for Public Fdu* alkin is trying to get to Rh* r*sit of Uh* problem Uh* group will ts* meeting the first ais! s*s *ai*I Wedinvlavx of each numth at 7 hi p rn at tin* Holy I- amity Ct IM enter i all . 4 44K for more information Community I- dotation ti teaming ap with Heart Mart a Im*aith and See V T AMN* T ISCH Page 2 By DAVIO MA Y Stat! Writer New Braunfels fire officials have decided an early Monday morning fire that killed one man and injured another was an accident caused bv an electric space heater apparently igniting clothing ne art)* Firemen found the body of Kloren cio Rubio 254 in the kitchen of the Cherokee Trailer Hark mobile home off Texas 4* south An autopsy per forme*! by a Travis County medical examiner ruled Rub to died of smoke inhalation His body wa* burned beyond recognition Treated amt release*! from M* hen na Memorial Hospital was Pofirio Arburto 24 Arhurlo -uttered first and s*s ond <!egre«* bums to th** back of his shoulders an*! hand** New Braunfels fire officials reported receiving th** vail around » 22 a m I he trailer w as engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived The three bedroom trailer ami its contents were destroyed with iox-e-estimate* at S ti A.-*- a pi* tup iru« k lou ted with musk al equipment wa* destroyed at an estimated kiss f approximately S>> ** Sunny days are fn*re again Today s high w ill t** 72 arui that will ta* th** trend this week until alnkit Friday when another cold front will roll in for a few day* Tonight s low will ta* 44 with northwest winds at at lout IU mph Wednesday will ta* fair ami suiuiy with a high of utwiul 75 ami an evening s low of 42 with motherly winds of 15 mph A brief cold front will roll in either Thursday or Friday br tngUlg Cloudy cold weather then clearing up by the weekend Ihe Menu Cl ASSINI 0    8    IO COMICS    6 CROSSWORD    3 DI AR ABBY    3 HOROSCOPE    5 SPORTS    I    8 TV LISTINGS    S WCATHIR ...    2 Apparently a space heater in the back of the residence came on and ignited some combustible material clothing from as far as we ran tell said Fire Marshal Kirov Knesenhahn He said that apparent Iv the heater had been left on for several day** but because of warm weather over the weekend had not been operated until cooler weather set in early Monday morning According to witness ami fire official accounts both men were asleep and w**rr th** only occupants at th** time Rubio awakened and yelled for Arburto to es* ap** Arburto searched for an opening in the smoke filled trailer ami * s« aped by sn** king out a window and leaping through Firefighting units from two sta turns answered the ( ail and were able to extinguish the tiiaie fairly quickly \ neighboring trailer sustained minor heat arui smoke damage to its **xterk>r Both \k Urns work***! at New Braunfels Sausage factory Kubio had t»**en separated for several years Se** FIRE Pag** 2 Ne* B'aurdeis Firefighters won* to clear the scene of a Monday corning ‘ re dPDafent'y caused by an electric space heater that ignited clothing and destroyed a mobi'e nome by Fiances Bridges) Photo Zaffirini visits high schoo on Higf Mr arn Stat** F ram Rh Zafftnni visits with Or Anenrieken Photo bv Brid ye I nm t run away fron. home Ton. piele your education Dor: I do drugs That was Matt* sen Judith Zat fmni s message to * ancon High School **xiwi studies stodenf * when she visited that campus Monday on a tour of her 2lst senatorial district At ber side Monday wa- her ad ministrative aide Karen F*te> who is a I IOC.' graduate of t an; School arn! th** daughter of Mr* Cliff Kstes of New Braunfels Kstes like /.affirm* is a graduate of the I niversity of Texas at Austin Focusing on the bicentennial of the I S Constitution th** senator told Rh* high st bool students the document is a literary masterpiece studied by journalism and Knglish classes across th** ctHintry as web as by government ana law .. asses AA hat right is guaranteed to you by the Constitution she asked the high schoolers The right to an education sh* said st re*-mg the importance of completing high school arni some tsp* of higher education or training Fight of lo runawavs commit a crime within two w****ks after leaving home stir said telling th** students that if they have problems at home they should work them out See ZAFFIRINI Page I Chamber sets dates for 22nd conference The Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce board of dire* tors this week announced the 19® dates for the 22nd Texas legislative Conference The annual event which draws political leaders from across the country will be March IU and ll at the New Braunfels Civic Center Dr Charles Berger will head the arrangements committee and it was announced that former Con gressman Kent Hance who was recently appointed to the Texas Railroad Commission will chair the adv isory committee The Texan of the Year Award will be presented at a reception on March lo and the conference w ill take place during the day March ll Berger reported that state and national leaders will be included in panels and as speakers during the conference program which he sa*d should attract VK> to Sui) Tex axis Other Chamber reports included the announcement of a telemarketing membership drive by Immediate Fast President John Chunn to be held or Dec 2 and 3 Chunn said the goal for this drive is I IO, UUU rn new pledged income with 72 new members Other board business included a report on membership mixer* by Director Fete Lingamfelter. He nu led the mixers had become popular and it appears there will be one each month for the next several months Landmark Square merctiants along with VA uest x Grocery Stores will sponsor a mixer for December and Krueger Chevrolet will host one in January See CHAMBER Page J NBU board to review hydroelectric bonds Canyon Lake gates remain open Dm- gate*, at < any on Lake will re main **p**n until mechanical pro birrus are work«*d nut to allow 7 * iut*i* f»*«*t per -*v*»nd l*» fU>w over Rh* dam Rh* Guadalupe Blanco River Authority general manager '-ai*! ti* day The gat*** weir to have been closed during the w***-ken*l to make way for * < Mixt rue ti* »n of a hydroelectric plant at Rh- base of Rh* dam John specht GBR As general manager said earlier tuday that dosing Rh* gates has txeen delav***! until pumps can tn* mail** to pump th** needed amount OI water over th** dam They workers at th** site have teen lurking on getting the pumps to discharge up to TS cfs They were working on getting them up to speed tie* ause we were having some m Mot problems With Rh* pumps they were heating up a little bit Spechl said AA bile Rh* gates are closed water w ill tie pum|H*xl ov er the dam and into the river below the present discharge point GBR A is closing Rh* gale to allow construction workers to line the con dud within the dam as part of the hydroelex tru plant construction specht -akl Rh* recent rain in the area was not enough mil allect the construction schedule He added that the river uuttKHtty has received the rnecessary government approvals to dose the gates In case of flooding upstream work at the site will tie halted and Rh* gates within the dam will tn* opened to lower the lake level By SARAH DUKE Stat* Arder New Braunfels I tilities Board of Director* lace approval ASednesdav ot a SI ie* million bond issue to lurid rh* I aiiyon Lake hydroelectric pro jeel already under construc tion John Specht general manager of the Guadalupe Blanco River Author) ty which is building the plant said tin- bond issue will come under scrutiny by GBR A direc tors Thur* day The bonds ale being issued by GBRA but NBl will fie responsible for paying Rh* debt tor the project which will provide atniut a percent of the power used in New Braunfels The* interest tor the bond package w ill tie determined by bids to tie open e*l at 4 p rn VAednesdav at the NBl Board Room specht said the bond market has dropped recently which is guts! tor sellers VA** re looking at possibly 8 h percent interest rate or below but we ll just have lo wait and s**e he said Bob Sohn NBl s general manager said he expects a reasonable interest rate It - i«*ok mg pretty good The market is pretty flat arni I don t e\p«*ct any sur prises in* said sohn added that no bids had arm e<1 at hi- office yet this morning He said he expects to see them arriving by this afternoon or Wednesday They bond buyers usually wait until Rh* last minute to see how the market is going,' tn* said Thursday > issue if approved follows a 4 million NBl bond issue See BON Db Page 2 2 men die in wreck Funeral -*-r\i*e- are scheduled for Wednesday at I pm at Dorp pense h rn nit Funeral Home for Thris Andrew Wallace 27. who die*! sun day evening in a head on collision on I ex as 4ti just insult* Kendall County Wallace who lived in Bulverde was a heavy equipment ojverator for sour I onstnu t uhi ('ompany Also killed was Mark Anthony Wasserman 32, of Pipe Creek Both Wallace and Wessential) died at Rh* scene Wallace s 4 year old daughter April, was in lair condition Monday at Mettle a1 Center Hospital in San Antonio as were Brandv U*e Wasserman. 4 and Chert Nicole Wasserman > Joey Wasserman. ll was in serious condition at Brooke Army Medical t enter at Fort Sam Houston The two pi* k up trucks collide*! head tm around 7 p tn sunday ap proximately t miles east of Bergheint Wallace will In* burlet! in Kl sc* her Cemetery following the Wednesday aflernucm services with the Rev Ray Kramer officiating A isilation w as lo begin al noon today Wallace was a member ut bt Lutheran Church in Bulverde and the Church m the A alley He w as also ac live in the Boy Scouts of .America am! Germania Farmer A erem The family has requested memorials be made to the Boy Scouts of America He is survived by his father and step mother. C F and La Merle See WRECK Page 2 Cheer Fund sets goal of feeding 200 families ' Vt - V V For the past several year*, the lierald-ZeUung along with the National Guard and Community ber vice Center have provided Christmas dinner for needy families in the New Braunfels area This year, the annual Cheer Fund kicks off with a balance of 1964 27 Last year, the fund started with a balance of $1,221 2U and through the generous dona Runs of residents met the goal to feed AM) families The goal is to again provide dinner for DO families which means more than $4,ooo must be collected before Dec IS The HerMld Zeitung will publish the names of coo trtbutors to the Cheer Fund each day The foUowing contributions kick off this year’s effort David and Bettie Kramer. $100. J . Deborah and Chance Lawrence, $25; Carol Avery, $25, Baggie and Stay Dugger, $10, Chuck Martha and Jessica Richter, can nod goods. Arthur Miller, canned goods, louise Classen, UU Frank and W ands Lasaler and children. $25, and Tuper Wood, IS. Tan deductible contributions may be mailed to toe newspaper. 707 Landa. New Braunfels, Texas 7013$ For more information, cai! 625-9144 ;