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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - July 28, 1983, New Braunfels, Texas a Rre Hi Lake blaze destroys 2story home By SANDRA JACKSON Staff writer Canyon Lake firefighters brought a house fire under control Wednesday only to have It regnlte during the night and destroy a two story A flre at the residence of Lynn Berry on Parkview drive was spotted by Comal County Sheriffs Deputy sieve who saw smoke and notified the Sheriffs department at Fire chief Greenfield heard the call on his and turned in the alarm to Fire Station 1 at Canyon Fire wai coming out under the aide of the houae through an opening under the floor when I greenfleld Flames were three or four feet high at that he Cause of the flre is Sit firetntcka brought the bum under Most of the firemen left around 8 leaving one firetruck there to watch the At that Greenfield the house had sustained quite a bit of flre and water damage but the structure was still himself a flre department also stayed on the along with a Greenfield there was still some smoldering between the first and second Greenfield because another blare broke out at 2 this the houae was The home was located off FM 9M between the Canyon lake Villas condominiums and Windjammer who trains emergency medical personnel for the fire is a building contractor in the lake Slithering snakes sneak around ovANNE nnr Ray SdiMMmavfllf Mpftfi ktr hisband MM tkoir residence isjimmj f came none frani there tMi I couldnt bsttftt skt A newsletter for CjrgttM Rapids in rtpsrts twi tarn Mb on Crystal Mn Rttdman Mid tor town than the rat U K a Ceral it M tMr bte is aist to MM the MM dont have with all the out of school rlgat and summer rains OMtribntlng to hiah weed Rttlman figures Its a dMftfoos season for Then her serpentine wasnt lurking in the weed at It WM Just walking acroaa the mt or whatever anakai ahe New Braunfels New Texas USPS 277 880 Welfare investigation still on right track By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer The welfare fraud crackdown in Comal County went public in December of and continues to produce Grand Jury The Grand Jury returned two such indictments against two women on July Since District Attorney Bill Schroeder estimated at least five more persons had been indicted for welfare Much of the credit goes to Cliff Region 9 supervising investigator of the Texas Department of Human Resources Office of Investigator Hunt is responsible for uncovering welfare fraud in 21 including Comal and With only six investigators and four clerks under frustration might come easy for But the supervisor a and has shifted his emphasis to rural where his investigators get better and quicker the investigators prefer the rural because people are more and neighbors are more aware of whats going on around Hunt The way this thing works is we get referrals from case workers concerning possible We take those referrals and investigate Hunt estimating there are at present at least 30 such referrals pending in New Court dockets arent as crowded in rural areas as in places like Bexar The statute of limitations doesnt run out before the cases get to and the district attorney Hunt is receptive to welfare fraud Much of Schroeders receptiveness comes from the thorough Job Hunt and his investigators Cliff and his people are very I can pick up a case file and walk into court with Schroeder Its all there in Mack and and thats very unusual for a state The two most common areas of welfare fraud in New Braunfels are when the person finds em doesnt report and keeps receiving welfare and when the husband is in the home but the wife says hes not in order to get Hunt See Page II Savings withholding law gets ax from House WASHINGTON AP The 22 million people who complained to Congress about the prospect of having taxes withheld from their savings are about to get A compromise bill to wipe the withholding law off the books was passed by the House today and sent to the Senate for final The repeal plan swept through the House on a 329 18 A Senate perhaps later in the would send the bill to President Reagan for his That would kill withholding before it is due to go into effect The plan wont be pleasing to those who worry about the record federal deficit the compromise will worsen the deficit by nearly billion over the next five And those who dont honestly pay taxes on their interest and dividends will run the risk of having 20 percent withheld from their savings earnings if they are But for most the new plan means taxes will not be withheld from their interest and Congressional negotiators broke a weeklong impasse over the compromise repeal bill Wed nesday and sent it to the house and Senate for final See Page It Inside Todays Weather Expect a humid followed by a warm Some early morning cloudiness is expected with sunny skies and more of the same heat by af Winds will be from the south today at 10 15 miles per south to southeasterly tonight and south again on near 10 Sunset today will be at Sunrise Friday will be at South Rises Again The South Allstars defeated the North All stars 1614 Wednesday in the Texas Coaches Association annual Former New Braunfels High School runningback Earl Wilson was part of that victory as he contributed a first down to the Smiths winning drive fora field See Page S Tom Sawyer work Neal conned three friends into helping him paint this footbridge in Landa Park this even though its Neal whos working toward being an Eagle After leadership is one of the necessary Assisting Donop pictured at left are Sean Brad Wittenborn and Tim Staff photos by Cindy Richardson Policeman injured in fight near chute Lifeguards at Prince Solms Park had to rescue a New Braunfels policeman out of water Tuesday when some visitors got rough on their way According to a police an off duty patrolman had seen three visitors creating a minor disturbance at New Braunfels popular tube chute at ap proximately 5 The officer saw that one of the men acting and asked all three to The two other companions agreed to take care of their But as soon as they crossed the park one of them turned on the escorting using foul language and an obscene I dont know for sure whether he hit him but hed crossed the limits of said the department The officer tried to place the two men under whereupon one hit him in the chest and the other grabbed him from behind and started choking the spokesman The officer and at least one of his assailants were on the ground when the lifeguards saw what was the man who had been acting disorderly had apparently realized what was going on and decided to stay oat of th w spokesman Arrested were Bill Randall 24 and John Robert both of 806 Johnson in Peace Justice Harold Krueger charged them aggravated assault of a peace and set each mans bond at Bolduc was released on bond Wednesday Britt was still in the Comal County Jail at last The offduty officer ended up with a skinned arm and a skinned police sources say Evidence of another assault in Prince Solms Park was discovered late Wednesday by a passing Michael Roy of 1173 was found unconscious near dam between the tube chute and Camp apparently the victim of an at tempted robbery He was taken to McKenna Manorial Hospital by the New Braunfels Emergency Medical Service shortly after midnight CLASSIFIED CROSSWORD DEAR ABBY KALEIDOSCOPE SCRAPBOOK TV 1215 11 II 3 3 4 8 56 1i 11 3 Reagans Nicaraguan aid package heads to House DYANNE FRY WASHINGTON AP President Reagans policy of undercover military aid to Nicaraguan rebels is facing its first test in the House as his supporters try to water down a bill to outlaw such The House began public debate Wed nesday on legislation barring support directly to aiilitary or paramilitary operations in Nicaragua by any movement or offered the first providing that could continue until Nicaraguas leftist apvem agreed not to aupport guerrillas in other Central American We want all of us to play by the same Young told the House Under the the Sandinista regime in Managua would have to permit verification that it was no longer helping ship military supplies to A vote on the bill was expected late a Central American defector told a news conference Wednesday that of antiSandiiiiata guerrillas and some actions of the Honduran army have reduced clandestine shipments of arms to leftist rebels in El Miguel who claims to have been a Nicaraguan security said that when he defected two months ago some of the overland channels of arms and am munition had been cut by the antiSandinista forces known as the Pentagon said Wednesday said about a docen Sovietbloc cargo ships are headed for Nicaragua in a new surge of arms expected to start arriving They ask nine shiploads of equipment already have been delivered to the country so far this compared to five shiploads of military gear sent in all of Military officials also estimated that the number of Cuban civilian and military advisers in Nicaragua has increased by about 300 in the past month or so to about While the House debated aid to the Nicaraguan legislation placing a mild restriction on military aid to El Salvador moved toward the in the Senate a billion military construction spending bill was approved that attaches strings to building a second backup airfield in Honduras The passed by voice would forbid the Pentagon to apend the If million earmarked for the base at
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