New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 15, 1989, New Braunfels, Texas
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Panicky investors selling off stocks
NEW YORK (AP) — Panicky investors placed sell orders Saturday as Wall Street and government officials conferred on the stock market’s Friday the 13th, fearing a replay of the 1987 crash when the market reopens Monday.
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Canyon High School to celebrate 30 years
The school spirit’s the same, but just about everything else at Canyon High School has changed since it opened in 1959. Students are marking the 30th anniversary of the school’s beginnings at homecoming Oct. 20.
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. Q-tt Canyon clinches
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Canyon Cougarettes tive playoff spot with a st Tivy. Canyon’s Jody lls in the 9-15, 15-10,
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Vol. 137, No. 241
IC DC 077 QOm Cl 0_COP-01 AA
October 15, 1989
707 Lands St., New Braunfels, Texas 78130 (LISPS 377-880) 512-625-9144
Three Sections, 42 Pages
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high near 90 A 3-year-old New Braunfels boy is out her knowledge. She only found been able to talk about the incident.
recovering at Santa Rosa Children’s out about the youngster having the “He’s just barely realizing (his Inside: Hospital intensive care today after gun a couple of hours before the acci- younger brother) is going to be okay,”
BUSINESS.................................10A sustaining a BB shot to the head dent, she said. she said.
CLASSIFIED............................5-9B Thursday. “I was upset because he didn’t ask Police reports indicate the bullet
COMICS......................12 A, 10-16C The incident took place around ll if he could have the gun. I told him to penetrated the left side of the forehead
CROSSWORD.............................3A a.m. Thursday when the victim’s put the gun away because there were and skull to lodge in the boy’s brain.
DEAR ABBY.............................13A 9-ycar-old brother was playing with too many kids in the house to be play- An investigation is being conducted,
EDUCATION................................4B the gun in their house in the 1200 ing with it,” she said. “As far as I but police spokesman Martin Mayer
ENTERTAINMENT.....................13A block of Glenbrook Drive, police knew, the gun was put up.” said the incident appears to be an
HOROSCOPE............................12A reports said. The victim’s mother said she does accident.
KALEIDOSCOPE.....................1-5B Th° boys’ mother said the gun had not really know what happened
OPINIONS 4A been given to the 9-year-old boy with- because the 9-year-old boy has not See TODDLER, Page 2A
"starnmtisch * 90 cast absentee votes iis in school bond election
meeting at the Entex, Inc. office
at 290 S. Caste!! on Wednesday Approximately 90 people have cast ballots in the Comal lain Valley Elementary School, drainage improvements,
at I p.m. to make reunion plans. Independent School District bond election in the first parking expansion and new roofs for several campuses.
» m°rc !™omat*on, contact week of absentee voting. Growth projections show that by 1994, enrollment in
Elgin Kneuper at 625-6173.... , . . . the CISD is anticipated to increase 26.1 percent, with the
. . ol®!? ma>casl | s at e * CC<?lrai a nif!ra* Hill Country arca growth projected at 40 percent. Slate
Hic next any™ Music Booster uon office located at 14211 Highway 81 East rn New mandales rcquire lhal a school disu.ic, kccp up with
meeting will be Thursday at 7 Braunfels, from 8 a m. to 4:30 p m Monday through Fn- growlh and provide classrooms as students enroll.
Pf. “ ,^C. ?f,y0rir g , Sch0<)1 fay,^,°^er.ab?e!’tee voting location is Smithson Val- ,f[hc issuc failSi buildings wdl have l0 ^
band hall. A Wurstfest planning ley Middle School, located on FM 311 Sprmg Branch. purchascd b [hc dlslric, al ^ anlicipalcde^ of S1.5 rn,1-
and dessert-eating session will take Ballots may be cast there from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday Hon and a projected tax increase of 15 cents per SIGO valance. For more formation, call through Friday. cation over the next five years, school officials said The
^“7 ®3’ The district election is for a $7 million bond issue that cosl °f ^ portables will come out of the general operating
Arc you a60 or older and wil1 financc ? ncw elementary school in the Hill Country budget with no allowance for a long-term pay-out. lf the
retir«r> Then RSVP thr> Rf»t‘ \ arca d*slrict. A location near the intersection of U.S. issue passes, voters can anticipate a lax increase of 3 to 5
Senior Volunteer PrAenm invites 281 ^ Texas 46 is ^‘"8 sou8ht bY district officials for cents, depending on property evaluation.
to" rn the tate uSToT?m thcPr°P°scdschooL Ahscmccvolin«con,inucslhrough001 24-
St Paul’s Lutheran Church on TTie issue also will finance 11 ncw classrooms at Moun- Election day is Oct. 28.
Friday at 9:30 a.m. Refreshments
SS1 Private agency tracks down ex-spouses
For more information please call JI
the RSVP Office in Seguin at
379-0300 and speak to Steve A private agency based in San Antonio helps and has two sons. Thc corporation also operates ‘Pay a $25 application fee.
Doerr or Ted Wolber.... people who can’t get ex-spouses to pay child regional offices in Arizona, Ohio, Oregon and -Pay additional fees — a maximum of 20 per-
support. The sixth of a series on child support soon California. cent of the amount of money the agency
It’s flu season again and the outlines an 'alternative to long lines at state “We have developed a program that has been collects.
Comal County Health Department agencies that enforce child support very effective,” Drake said. “In many instances, “We basically operate on thc theory that 80
has received its shipment of B* STEPHANIE DAVIS the support we have collected for our clients in a percent of something is better than IOO percent
influenza vaccine for high risk Staff Writer . .. timely, affordable and effective manner has of nothing,” he said.
individuals in the community. Non-welfare mothers frustrated with waiting enabled our clients to maintain self-sufficiency Drake said he will track down non-paying ex-
Individuals who are at high risk for sUUC a8ci;cics 10 pursue child support cases without the need of public assistance.” spouses anywhere including bars. He said he has
are those 65 years of age or old- an^ wbo * a^ort^ a*1 attorney can turn to a To qualify for services offered by USAC: even called parents of non-paying spouses. “I
er, adults and children with chron- Pr,vale chl,d support collection agency in San «A court order for support must exist and be at tell them they’ve got a bad boy.”
ic disorders of the heart and lung Antonio. _ least 30 days past due. Drake said since child support enforcement is
(including asthma) adults and United States Acceptance C orporation »The children must not currently be receiving the only thing the company concentrates on
“actively pursues” collection of child support, Aid for Families with Dependent Children there isn’t a backlog of cases.
SM STAMMTISCH, Pag* 2A said President Charles Drake, who is divorced (AFDC). “They can get in today," he said. “We arc pri-
Smithson Valley entered a new word in its football vocabulary Friday night as the Rangers scored three fourth-quarter touchdowns to rally past Alamo Heights, 18-17. It was the first time since the fourth week of the 1987 season Smithson Valley had erased a deficit to win a game, and set a school record for number of victories in a season at five. The Rangers evened their District 28-4A record at 1-1 heading into Friday's battle with Kerrville Tivy. For the full details, see Page 14A (Photo by Deryl Clark)
vale business and we act quickly.”
Drake said the 12th annual report to Congress for fiscal year 1987 indicated more than $11.6 million went uncollected for children.
For more information call 1-800-553-8314 or 512-493-9008 and request an application. USAC is headquartered at 4710 Shavano Oak, Suite 101, San Antonio.
“We treat (child support) like an obligation,’ Drake said. “We aggressively pursue the (nonpaying ex-spouse) with the intent to liquidate thc arrearage without the need of legal action.
“However, should the (ex-spouse) refuse tt cooperate with us, thc case can be referred to ar attorney.”
Coast residents not taking chances with tropical storm
By SUSAN FAHLGREN A»*oclat*d Pres* Writer
Tropical Storm Jerry slowed to 6 mph on Saturday and continued moving northeasterly towards Louisiana, but Texas coastal residents weren’t taking any chances.
Texas emergency preparedness workers were keeping a watchful eye on developments as the Gulf Coast’s latest storm of thc hurricane season churned some 400 miles south-
southwest of Ncw Orleans.
“We’ve had our Emergency Operation Center open since yesterday morning and we’ll keep it open through tonight,” Gary Stone, emergency spokesman for the City of Galveston, said Saturday.
Workers and volunteers from the American Red Cross, die U.S. Coast Guard, the Galveston Police Department, the Galveston Fire Department and others manned phones and made
arrangements for shelters in case they became necessary.
Meanwhile, NWS meteorologists noted the storm had sustained winds of 60 mph — just IO mph shy of hurricane strength, but continued on its slow, north-northeasterly path with unfavorable conditions for strengthening.
“We’ve been watching it, and it has
S«e STORM, Peg* 2A
East Germany agrees to allow 1,000 to migrate from Poland
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — About 1,000 East Germans in Poland will be free to leave by plane or ship for West Germany or any other country, it was announced Saturday in the latest concession by East Berlin to the westward migration of its citizens.
The official Polish news agency PAP said East Germany informed Poland of its decision after meetings
between thc East German deputy foreign minister and thc Polish foreign minister.
A West German official in Bonn said the departures could begin Monday. The refugees will be joining about 50,000 other citizens who have fled their Communist homeland in recent weeks.
“It’s wonderful,” said one refugee
who came to Poland with a tour group and then slipped away to Warsaw. “Freedom, and then I will be happy."
Smiling young refugees being housed at a church seminary in Tar-chomin, just outside Warsaw, said they were told Saturday night by a West German diplomat that transport
Sm REFUGEES, Pag* 2ARemember when we played with these?
The ‘hottest’ items in antiques now are toys because adults are buying up the toys they played with as children. Frankie Jones of Weslaco works with a tin Mickey Mouse Ferris wheel getting ready for the antique show which continues today at the Civic Center from noon to 5 p.m. Dealers say the latest trend in antique toys started about 15 years ago and has been steadily increasing. (Photo by Deryl Clark)