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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 5, 1997, New Braunfels, Texas 2A □ Herald-^eitung □ Friday, September 5,1997 United Wa From Page 1 pie who will in turn recruit five more people to make sure the fund drive is successful, Dunks said. United Way organizers said that 98.8 percent of the donations are returned to the local community — through non-profit organizations. This year, the allocations committee has selected the following agencies to which to allocate funds: Adult Literacy Council; American Red Cross; Boy Scouts of America; Bulverde Public Library; Bulverde Senior Center; Bulverde/Spring Branch Community Service Center, Canyon Lake Action Center, Caring for Children; CASA of Central Texas; Comal County 4-H; Comal County Child Welfare Board; Comal County Emergency Children's Shelter, Comal County Senior Citizens Center, Comal County Women's Center; Comal County'Youth Homemaking; Comal County Youth Livestock Show; Communities in Schools of Comal County, Inc.; Community Council of South Central Texas; Community Service Center; Crisis Line Drug Dependency Council; Family Outreach of Comal County; Hill Country Mental Health and Mental Retardation Services; Homespun; Lone Star Girl Scout Council; Retired Senior Volunteer Program; Salvation Army; SOS, Inc.—Food Bank; Teen Connection; Tye Preston Memorial Library; YMCA of San Antonio and the Hill Country. Jail From Page 1 million for a 16,000-square-foot expansion at $135 per square foot. That would cost the county between $24,000 to $25,000 per inmate. Fletcher's plan called for a linear corridor in which two to six 24-capacity dorm rooms would be built along the corridor. This would require officers to walk along the corridor to watch inmates. The plan also called for expansion Quilts of the 48-bed work release weekend dormitory facility; converted single cells to 16 separation cells; and expanded the medical area, dispatch area, kitchen, administration area, jail uniform area and evidence storage room. A new laundry and exercise room would be added. Expansion of the 24-capacity dorms would be added in increments of 96, 144 and 192 beds. “Our concept is to add the most beds possible for the least amount of dollars," Fletcher said. The price tag for a 96-bed addition would be $3.1 million, 144 beds, $3.8 million; 192 beds, $4.6 million. Since the linear design is already used in the current jail, it should stay the same, Fletcher said. "It doesn't make sense to have two management approaches in the same jail," Fletcher said. "The guard has to learn and operate two different ways." Commissioner Jack Dawson favored BSA's plan since it would Cost the county only $15,000 per inmate compared to Gorideck's plan. Dawson said BSA's plan would allow the jail to operate without any major hitches. "The existing structure and operations will not be interrupted by the expansion," Dawson said. Commissioner Danny Sc heel said BSA's plan would require the county to hire less officers. “The modular expansion would require two employees," Scheel said. "One at the control site and the other at the hall. You would have two at the control site then have one per 48 prisoners. So that would require four employees whereas the linear expansion system we would Trave a guy at the control panel and only be required to have one guy at the hall." Commissioners will choose an architect at their Thursday meeting at 8:15 a.m. at the county courthouse annex in the Commissioners Courtroom annex. Obituaries Mafias Valdez Funeral arrangements are pending at Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home at New Braunfels for Mafias Valdez, who died at his residence in New Braunfels on Thursday, Sept. 4, 1997, at the age of 86 years. Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home Henry O. Guenzd Funeral arrangements are pending at Zodler Funeral Home for Henry O. Guenzel of New Braunfels. He died Thursday at his residence at the age of 92. '7oeIleir^= FUNERAL HOME From Pagel Sing and eight of her retired friends painstakingly make the quilts in the activity room of Balcones Haus. The quilts then are given to anyone who needs them. First State Bank of Austin branch manager Victor Aceves said he got to know Sing and her work after providing banking services at the retirement center. Aceves said he promised the seniors if they made IOO ugly quilts, the bank would throw them a cake and punch party. ‘‘We talked to them every Thursday and talked to them about the quilts," Aceves said. "We are now getting involved in distributing them through town.” When the quilts reach their destination, Sing said she would feel that she has accomplished something significant. "We would feel a connection to the users," Sing said. "We would feel connected to the work." Aceves said he wants to help the ladies with their labor of love because it will help him become more attached to the community. "We just want to get involved in the community and get to know the people of New Braunfels," he said. Quilter Rose Schulz, said she looked forward to every Thursday morning. "We enjoy making them and giving them away to needy people," Schulz said. "We gave a bunch of them in Schertz (during the flood)." Mary Winnett said she liked making the ugly quilts because they benefited people who need them. "I love people. That is the reason why I like to do it," Winnett said. The Ugly Quilt group meets from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. each Thursday. For information, call 629-0100. Friday, September 5 Janet Ulm Band Texas loses competition for Air Force contract By MICHELLE MITTELSTADT Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — The Air Force has awarded a $434 million airplane maintenance contract to a Georgia military base in an unusual public-private competition, dashing the hopes of Texans who had hoped Police Beat ■ New Braunfels Police investigated a report of a burglary on Tuesday and Wednesday in the 2300 block of Michigan. Plan B Pipeline of Seguin reported that someone vandalized its tractor and shredder. The unknown persons broke the window and stole an AM/FM cassette radio. Police said there were no suspects and no witnesses. ■ New Braunfels Police investigated a report of criminal mischief on the south side of McKenna Memorial Hospital on Wednesday. The hospital reported that someone broke a pane of glass with damage estimated at $500. Police said there were no suspects or witnesses. ■ New Braunfels Police investigated a report of burglary of a motor vehicle on Wednesday between I and 2 p.m. in the IOO block of Garden Street. A New Braunfels woman reported that several items were stolen from her 1988 pickup. Her purse and a black vinyl two-zipper gold buckle plus other contents were inside. Estimated damage is reported at $25. Police said there were no suspects or witnesses. ■ New Braunfels Police investigated a report of criminal mischief Monday between I and 2 p.m. in the 1200 block of Interstate 35 West. A New Braunfels man to retain the work at a closing Air Force depot in San Antonio. The Air Force will close its depot at Kelly Air Force Base by 2001. Local economic development promoters and elected officials had hoped a private contractor could secure the C-5 Galaxy cargo plane maintenance contract, sparing the reported someone scratched his pickup. He estimated the damage at $250. Police said there were no suspects or witnesses. ■ New Braunfels Police investigated jobs of 1,200 or more Kelly workers who currently perform C-5 work. But Air Force Secretary Sheila Widnall announced Thursday that Georgia's Robins AFB had won the competition against three defense contractors for the seven-year contract The C-5 work is expected to be*shifted to Georgia by next a report of theft Wednesday in the 1500 block of Eichen Road. A New Braunfels woman reported a video cductte recorder, a television; a gold chain; two gold md diamond rings an0 U. S. currency, worth a total of about summer. Loss of the C-5 contract could make it easier for San Antonio to snare a $660 million or more jet engine repair contract in a bidding process due to take place next year. That contract could preserve 3,000 jobs. $3,260, were stolen. Damage to the. front door also was reported. Police said entry was gained by breaking the rear sllding;<4foartfl$iey said there were no witnesses, but they bid I suspect.    w Sunday, September 7 Good Medicine Bead 5-9 pjn. rwtibSsfta (ob) IO Ama Imh§i 19 Bi) Hems m> O «:<s ass nm O    s-yB $• Omas Luncheon Specials^ JO Spend some time at our haus - its affordable and delicious. 8s jS Chicken Fried Steak.......*5”    Turkey Sc Dressing .......*5” Q Hot & Spicy Sausage Plate    . *5”    Grilled Fish of the Day    ... .*5” A ajv Sausage Sc Sauerkraut .....*5**    Turkey Sandwich.........*5" Grilled Chicken Breast (4 oz.)    .*4”    Ruben Sandwich ......   .*5” Potato Pancake Lunch .....*5M    1/2 Sandwich & Soup .....$4* Soup & Salad ...........’4” TODAY'S CROSSWORD PUZZLE The Greene Mansion Rests. ^~Joodj J3eer, 'WJtM Spirits PERFECT FOR THE PERSON ON THE GO In and out in 30 minutes! 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