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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 27, 1984, New Braunfels, Texas MICROPLEX MITCH WOMBLE BOX 45436 TX 7524e 317 Local woman robbers victims A black man who robbed the Quality Inn Sunday night is also a suspect in two other local and in a Monday night holdup of Eckerds in San New Braunfels detective Mario Guerrero said the common suspect weighs between 140 and 150 stands between 58 and 59 and is 28 or 29 years He has a short mustache and long but he looks He also carries a small caliber blue steel automatic The man who robbed the Quality Inn around Sunday fled the scene in a darkcolored Guerrero said the year model was between 1975 and He tried to hit a motel in San See Page 14 This man is suspected in several motel holdups Canyon Lake man dies in 1car wreck By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer A 23yearold Canyon Lake man was killed in a onecar rollover on Potters Creek Road late Sunday Craig Allen Wing of Star Route Box Canyon was alone in his 1978 Chevrolet when the accident occurred about about ninetenths of a mile south of FM A spokeswoman for the Department of Public Safety said Wing was traveling north on Potters Creek Road at a high rate of speed and failed to negotiate a sharp left The driver over corrected the which then ran off the left side of the road into a ditch and The spokeswoman also said Wing was thrown from the but she wasnt sure about the Peace Justice Howard Curly Smith pronounced Wing dead at the and his body was taken to Doeppenschmidt Funeral Wing was the 19th traffic fatality in Comal County this The Sunday night accident was worked by Comal County DPS troopers Joe Fedor and Scott Water Watch New Braunfels Comal River Canyon Lake inflow Canyon Dam outflow Edwards Aquifer Canyon Lake level 188cfslup76 7 622 67 up 011 899 97 up 08 Tuesday November Ntw Texas 230 25 Cents 14 Pages Hitting the road Council OKs street list bond issue debated Let there be lights ByDANASTELL Staff writer City Council Monday chose five streets for the 19851986 asphalt overlay which is expected to cost about in revenue sharing Council members are calling for either a bond issue or a tax increase to bring the citys streets program up to Public works director Fred Ryden submitted a list of 24 streets he selected for improvement and a new layer of Council picked the top five streets for next years expected to begin in Those streets Lakeview Circle from Lakeview Boulevard at a cost of Lakeview Boulevard from Oakwood Boulevard to Torrey North and South Central from the MKT Railroad to East East Dittlinger Street from South Washington to and East and West Main from North Liberty to North City Manager Joe Michie pointed out that the streets to be fixed with revenue sharing money are different than the streets in the citys repair and maintenance We have a continuing program of paving that does not have anything to do with asphalt Michie The Council wants to get all the unpaved streets done before the asphalt The citys current City roundup street repair program is focusing on the 300 and 400 blocks of South South and East and the 400 and 500 blocks of East Councilman Skip Stratemann said he favors a tax increase to pay for street im I still think we ought to add 3 to 5 cents on the tax rate for two to three years to get these streets he Mayor Barbara Tieken suggested that Council consider a bond issue to pay for several city in cluding street Perhaps we need to add a little bit to the tax rate to improve the streets we are getting further and further behind she There are many projects in the process of being costs and Im assuming drainage and streets will be on a bond We all know we are probably going to be looking at a bond she adding that the last city bond election was in Also Monday Council agreed to the final payments on the Hinman Island Park improvement expected to be complete by April The city now will pay to McArthur Builders and to Associated Air Systems to complete the project Total for the park improvements is thats higher than At the we thought would probably be said 14 Transplant patient making progress DERYL CLARK HERALDZEITUNG Two New Braunfels Utilities workers put up Christmas decorations on Main Plaza earlier this Those decorations will come to life and to light tonight during the annual Christmas tree lighting AP Forty eight hours after receiving a per manent artificial William Schroeder was breathing on his own for the first time today and was able to ask his doctor whether the heart was working and when he could have a can of In his first meeting with the William the surgeon who implanted the plastic also said this morning that Schroeder could be able to leave the hospital as soon as before At 6 Schroeder was removed from a respirator for the first time since Sundays operation and was finally able to talk when the breathing tube was removed from his DeVries Schroeders first words Is the heart working all right Is it going to doJ anything in terms of advancing DeVries Id like a can of the surgeon said Schroeder DeVries said Schroeder had ex perienced a very stable had been given ice chips to suck on and would begin to drink clear liquids later who remained in critical told DeVries that he feels the artificial He said he can feel a thumping in his the surgeon and its a little Doctors had been saying Schroeder had less than a week to live before receiving the polyurethane and metal heart but DeVries University of Utah artificial heart How N worta Pumps oxygenated blood throughout body Drive system Mis heart fiMjnlfHt ryslems will Oe said today that it had become clear by Friday that Schroeder was not going to survive the Asked when Schroeder might be able to leave the DeVries I hope before but I think thats very optimistic on my doctors at Humana Heart Institute which has permission to perform five more were already screening two other candidates for the Doctors inserted a second tube into the left side of Schroeders chest Monday after Xrays revealed that fluid was continuing to accumulate following a massive loss of blood Sunday six hours after the Later Xrays were infinitely suggesting that the decomposing blood and fluid leaking from surrounding tissues had been said Allan the chairman of the heart institute who assisted DeVries during the heart In her first public Schroeders It was kind of left up to Bill to make up his own mind about whether to undergo the He I have no other thoughts but to go all the she told reporters from radio station WITZ and The Herald of the See Page 14 Santa debut tonight on Main Plaza Inside Cheer Fund Santa Claus is coming to Thats Jolly ole Saint Nick will arrive in New Braunfels this evening to listen to the Christ mas wish lists of local His arrival on a New Braunfels Fire Department truck will follow several events that kick off the Christmas season The plaza will be closed to traffic from until about The ceremonies begin at when Walter Faust plays the courthouse A childrens choir will entertain the crowds with Christmas songs before the Christmas tree is lit by either Mayor Barbara Tieken or ex councilmember Laverne who is in charge of the The switch also will turn on the lights in decorations on poles on the plaza and on the fronts of downtown The treelighting ceremony will signal the entrance of Santa who will make his way to the Main Plaza bandstand to hear Christmas requests from local Guadalupe mishaps A twoyearold San Antonio boy remains in a coma today after falling into the Guadalupe River at his grandparents home off Texas 46 South Saturday A spokeswoman at Santa Rosa Childrens Hospital in San Antonio said today that Ryan Vosika is in the intensive care unit of the Ryan is improving hes come a long said the boys grand Shirley Hes not out of the Hes still in a but he is showing signs of coming out of We are just hopeful now and there was no hope in the Hes recovering very According to New Braunfels Boy in coma after rescue hiker hurt in fall paramedic Randy Vosikas family found him in the river around 2 Saturday He was in the house when we got Tomasini Two city police patrolman Martin Mayer and and David Wilson were doing CPR when we Tomasini Ryan apparently just slipped and fell in the Tomasini adding that he believes some family members pulled the boy from the New Braunfels EMS workers continued attempts to revive Ryan on the way to McKenna Memorial He never really did start but we got his heart Tomasini Ryan was then transferred to the San Antonio Earlier in the a 64year old San Antonio man was injured when he fell from a bluff in Guadalupe State Park Friday af Charlie president of BulverdeSpring Branch said that Louie Miller of 100 Cueva Lane was hiking along the river when he lost his balance and fell from a 15 foot bluff about Although he remained Kuhn Miller suffered possible broken ribs and severe lacerations on his and It was a pretty good He fell on solid Kuhn It could have been Kuhn explained that Miller was hiking with family members in a rough part of the park that is open to the He was just outside the clean picnic in the far bottom of the the furthest recreation area on the Seven or eight bystanders pulled him up to a picnic Kuhn The park was full of Kuhn added that the mans son responded to a call for help and found out it was his DANASTEU 7 We received four more con tributions Monday to our Cheer Fund the HeraldZeitungs annual campaign to feed needy families this Christmas Here are todays contributors Beginning balance Garth and Kathy Louise Henrietta and Ken and Odei New balance We appreciate your taxdeductible Todays Weather A freeze warning for tonight and a wind advisory on area lakes are in todays Temperatures are expected to reach the low60s during the day and drop to freezing over CROSSWORD DEAR TV
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