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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 28, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas M053    10/22.MER [TE ‘    Ty    752A5 tiALLAE” ;V,f pSI s,*L"”' K.60*A5A Annual Cheer Fund City gets underway See below Have a happy Thanksgiving Teen Connection kicks Local off fund-raising drive See Page 2A New Braunfels Herald New Braunfels. Texas Vol. 94 No. 231 Thursday November 28, 1985 25 Cents 28 Pages 2 Sections Annual Cheer Fund gets underway Bf SABAN DUK! Staff writer As the saying goes, Christmas is a time for giving and the Her aid /eitung wants to give the community the op portunity to do lust that For the fourth straight year, the Herald is sponsoring its “Christmas Cheer Fund” to provide the less tor tunate families of New Braunfels and DWI trial may move here Bf MILIAN THOMAS Staff writar A Travis County Commissioner may face a driving while intoxicated trial in Comal County on a change of venue The DW I case against Travis County Commissioner Boh Hunts has already ended up in one hung jury in Travis County, and the special judge appointed in the case is looking for another county to have the case retried in County Court at Law Judge Charles Blackley said he was ap proached by special judge Boh Smith about changing the trial here with Blackley presiding Concerns about the effect of the trial on the county’s already busy docket were discussed, but officials indicated it was thought that the county should be cooperative • Before I was willing to answer, I spoke to Judge i Fred I Clark We took into account the case load here Based on the length off time it took in Travis County, it could take up to a week,” Blackley said “Even with as many cases as we handle the judge (Clark) and I felt we needed to show some degree of cooperation ” But some of that was a very lengthy jury selection which possibly will not have to be quite so long here, the county court at law judge said Comal County is not the only site for the trial being considere, Blackley said Galveston and Nueces counties also have been approached, and Blackley said he heard that SM DWI, Page IBA Comal County with a little holiday happiness The Cheer Fund goal for this year is to feed 200 local families and sup port I brough money, food or con trihut ions of toys is needed to meet that goal Without the help of the community, it wouldn't be successful,” said Don Avery, Cheer Fund coordinator “It’s a community involvement thing and even people from other states get involved People know New Braunfels and want to help out he added Newspaper e rn p I oycps a n d volunteers put together packages of food for the needy families Families with children get toys The National Guard helps out wit ti delivering the fowl ba t year the Cheer Fund provided food for 200 families in New Braunfels and the unrounding area Avery said He added that 14 Na I tonal Guard trucks were used for delivering Avery said the families are chosen See CHK ER. Page PSA Texans plan festive holiday By The ASSOCIATED MESS While holiday vacationers got) hied up low air rates, many Tex ans helped out various civic groups that handed together to dish oui feasts for the elderly and [>oor on Thanksgiving Hundreds of volunteers” have insured the success of the Lith An nual Baul Jimenez Thanksgiving % This one escaped the day's festivities OERYL CLARK HERALD ZElTUNG Dinner in Fort Worth said lands Patterson a spokeswoman for the event Workers at the dinner spon sored by restaraunteur and Mcx lean food manufacturer Baul Jimine/ and dozens of other hen factors expected about eight thousand senior citizens Thursday at the Tarrant County * on vent ion Center In all Jimenez chefs prepared 7,20(1 pounds of turkey, bono pies 2,OOO pounds of dressing and 115 gallons of tea “It s Mr .Jimenez's way of say mg thank you to the community for letting him start his business.” said Patterson * We’ve had a wonderful response from the corn munity, hundreds and hundreds of volunteers A similar dinner also sponsored by Jiminez was scheduled Thurs day at the San Antonio Convention Center In Dallas the Hvatt Regency Hotel arid the city’s police department sponsored a luncheon Wednesday, often to 200 senior citizens from the Foste. Grand parent, Retired Senior Volunteer Programs and the Hospitality House Senior Center The Dallas police choir enter tamed guests during the Thanksgiving luncheon Meanwhile, travelers streamrn ed into Texas airports and took advantage of towered airline ticket prices keeping airport workers hopping on one of the busiest travel days of the year baw officers braced for the usual lines of tieavy traffic on the state s highways Many football tans planned today to watch the University of I See THANKS. Page 16A Four injured in three wrecks By LILLIAN THOMAS Staff writar Three separate accidents within an hour of each other sent four women to McKenna Memorial Hospital Wednesday afternoon All four were treated and released A pedestrian car accident at Gucn ther and West San Antonio sent 21 year old Molly Carrasco to McKenna at 12 22 p m saidSgt Kevin Clayton with New Braunfels Police She stepped filii from the curb without Waking Clayton said She is an employee at Milt Furgeson there and was crossing from the repair department hack over to the showroom when she was hit The driver of the car 53-year old bee Alants Jr . was not going fast but the street was slick and he could not stop Clayton said A two car accident at West San \n tomo and Santa Clara sent 1H year old Rosalinda Sanchez and 20 year old Sylvia (>rtiz lf) the hospital al I V) p rn Sanchez was driving when she rear ended another car driven by Holly Wahrmund 21 who was at tempting lf) turn the police report in dicated Sanchez and Ortiz hit the wind shield bt John Wommaek with New Braunfels Polic e said Sanchez was taken to th** hospital bv private vehicle while Ortiz was transported by New Braunfels FMS the police report said Also at 12 Kl p rn Betty Krhen '>2 was transported to th*- hospital by New Braunfels FMS after she was in jured in an accident at Walnut and banda Frben’s car was hit when another vehicle driven by Robert Bloxom ‘I*; went through a red light Bloxom /j' given a citation for running a red light NBU    will give citizens early Christmas present By DEBBIE OaLOACM Staff writar Most New Braunfels residents will receive a credit on their December utility hill just in time to do that last minute Christmas shopping Utilities trustees voted Tuesday night to return a ll 0(f2 !b2 rebate to local customer* based on then in dividual kilowatt hour consumption for the months of April May and June of this year The credit will show up on the Decern tx-r billing and has tx-en estimated at about $21 for the average residential customer lf you’ll Ux)k at tile consumption area at the top of Hie hilling caf f! and add up the numi>er* for those three months then multiply that times n07bb that s what vour rebate Alii be Utilities .Manager Boh Sohn said “This rebate come* from the bower Colorado River Authority arid action by the Public utility Commis sion Tile first fixed fuel factor wa* passed in October I9H3 he explain ed “U RA didn’t reque I an adjust merit tor tile firs* 14 IG months arid had a $7 million under recovery We kepi our customers current to show IO percent of what U RA was under collecting Than IvCRA’s fuel c«»stx were substantially lowered by new natural gas and coal contracts The reason April was singled out to Izegiri tile across-the-board rebate sohn said is "that’s when CURA crossed from under-recovery to over recovery For the Utilities customers in April, May and June who are no longer fin the system the rebate procedure will be a little different Those who have left will tx* written a letter in January requesting they come to us and receive their credit    Soitn said ‘'Then in February we’ll publish fix list of names who haven’t come in once a week for two weeks and give them until March 31 to respond Sohn suggested $1 .0 a* a minimum rebate amount for trying to locate those customers who have Since left the I Ditties svstem Trustees upjxd the cut off to $2 VI and directed Sohn to put all unclaim ed credit1 into the I Blibe* contin gen t v fund I don’t feel we should go into the red t«) give money back Trustee Al Kosko aid after suggesting the $2 VI minimum Sohn also indicated this would not be tile last U’RA rebate coming to Utilities customers but he didn’t ex-jx'f t lite next one to i»e as much as tin* one Other tsrard action Tuesday will give t t tilt ie* customers another break on their bills A 9 4 percent interim power cost idjustment designed to recover LURA’* increased supplier costs un til I ’Billies’ own rates could ire rats-ed has over-collected $!<* 4*4 since it went info effect on tlx* August billing To compensate for that over* collection Sohn asked for the board s authorization to develop a variable PCA factor not to exceed the ex isling9 4 percent For example lie said the PCA would drop to something like two percent” for the next month or two We don't want to over-shoot this tiling because we ll run into a deb < lent cash flow position ’ Sohn added “But we want to give it back as See UTILITIES Page IGA Inside Today's weather A 241 percent chance for rains will remain in Hie forecast for today Temperatures will reach tile low-bos today and drop to Hie mid 50s overnight Wednesday’s high was i»k and low was OO Sunset will tx* ai 5 32 p rn Page delayed The Herald-Zettun? will not have a Scrapbook page today Instead Scrapbook and additional club notes will mn in Sunday’s paper CANYON LAKE 4B CLASSIFIED 13-15A OMICS 11A CROSSWORD _ 6A DI AR ABBY 6A DEATHS 2A HOROSCOPE 6A KAL IDE DOSCOPE 1M2B OPINIONS 4A OUTDOORS 10A SPORTS 7 SA STOCKS 16A New Braunfels playoff review. see Page 8A_ I FSI lr✓ B'FWAI f>T WFPA! o/FO'JNO Injured woman is readied for transportation to the hospital ;

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