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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 4, 1984, New Braunfels, Texas West End park improvements may yield public hearing 410 M053 M1CROPLEX MITCH WOMBLE BOX 45436 TX 75245 319 By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer two generous offers have Parks Board members talking about a February public hearing in the West End area to receive citizen input on park development One offer came in a letter from Herb board chairman at New Braunfels National who indicated an interest in funding some improvements at Ernest Eikel Parks roundup The other offer was accepted by City Council in late involving about an acre of land on the northeast corner of North West End Avenue and Katy which was donated by the Tulip in to serve as a neighborhood At Monday nights parks board parks difeetof David Whatley suggested a twoinone public hearing as a way to receive citizen input on future development of both The suggestion was embraced by the which requested both parks reappear as a unit on the January agenda for possibly scheduling a public hearing in See Page 16 Man killed in hunting mishap By LILLIAN THOMAS Staff writer A 21yearold hunter was accidentally shot and killed around 2 Saturday near Encino a Bexar County sheriffs department detective Paul of Bulverde Hills died after receiving a gunshot wound in the The im mediate investigation ruled it accidental detective Mike Phillips but the medical examiners which is still will make a final He had been hunting with two a 13yearold boy and the boys and went off alone stalking who was in camouflage gear and had his face had circled back to where some corn had been left as The boy fired the fatal shot when he thought he saw a Nick assistant chief of the Bexaf Bulverde Volunteer Fire The volunteer firemen were involved in an ficial Carter because the hunters came to them first to call the sheriffs Also the firemen led the Bexas County deputies to the scene which was in a secluded area off of They were pretty shook up we just helped Carter GIFT 18 shopping days to Christmas New Braunfels Tuesday December Ntw Texas 25 Cents 16 Pages Fishy fire Arson eyed as cause of Zamora blaze ByDANASTELL Staff writer Arson is suspected in Mondays fire that destroyed Aguinaldo Zamoras Peach Street New Braunfels fire marshal Elroy Friesenhahn said this morning he expects to rule on the cause of the fire by Wednesday Zamora left the house only 19 minutes before a neighbor called to report a fire at 243 Peach at The whole rear part of the structure was heavily involved by Friesenhahn Normal fires dont get that much of a The fire marshal also said he has found several origins of the You can tell by the deep he Firefighters spent the greater part of this morning digging through the charred debris of the twostory We have to restructure as much as we can to rebuild the Friesenhahn Portions of the roof had fallen in and the back part of the house was One firefighter suffered minor burns and another was slightly in jured while battling the Friesenhahn said it took about an hour and a half to douse the Firefighters from three New Braunfels fire stations were as were all local The factors against us were that it had such an early start on us and the wind was really fanning The wind was hindering Friesenhahn Before any local firefighters arrived at the a passerby tried to enter the burning house to see if anyone was Antique salesman David a Poison gas toll mounts India AP The leak of poisonous gas from a pesticide plant killed mostly in this central In dian city and nearby two doctors said Parveen Chaudhary and Srivastava said they personally counted more than 500 bodies and received reports from other doctors totalling another 500 Government officials said 600 bodies have been and police teams were searching for more as relatives flocked to mass burials and Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi told reporters after a tour of the city of that his government would in future not allow production of dangerous material in heavily populated There will be an overall government policy he The working at Bhopals Hamedia said the accident was expected to cause severe long term health problems to the estimated people who are suffering from gas Chaudhary said there was a danger that the survivors may lose their Surviving women may not be able to have he Another said the gas inhalation may also cause blood circulation ordered the Union Carbide to pay compensation to The leak of methyl isocyanate gas affected an estimated residents of capital of Madhya Pradesh state about 370 miles south of New and triggered a mass exodus from the Bhopal was almost a ghost town See Page 16 man charged in 2 local robberies See Page 16 DERYL CLARK HERALDZtl I UN13 Smoke from Tuesdays fire nearly blocks out the sun as firemen struggle to control the blaze By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer Law enforcement teamwork has led to the arrest of a San Antonio man suspected of robbing at least 26 motels and convenience stores by gunpoint since last James Irving was arrested by San Antonio police of ficers last week on an outstanding warrant for aggravated robbery last July in He was still in custody in the Bexar County as of presstime New Braunfels detective Mario Guerrero said Ray has also been charged with the armed robbery of Revco on and the Quality Inn on His bond has been set at for each Police Chief Burney Boeck in dicated Ray is a suspect in at least 15 similar armed robberies in San two in two others in New Braunfels Divines Food and Drugs on 11 and the Stratford House Inn on and one apiece in Universal City and Rays arrest was definitely a team Boeck We had a meeting here on 27 with officers from San San New See Page 16 Inside Cheer Fund Weve received six more donations to our Cheer Fund the last few and it raises our current balance to The Urry Kugfcel 4f ipfy contributed f 100 to the Cheer Fund PPt added Mfce Sally Ortt chipped to and am Sfeettt Jtcfcfwt also contributed FnMttf brought us some as did an anonymous your generous our goal is to families this Christ Vf cooliihiitiatUL JM IM You can make your con tribution in the form of cash or non perishable food Monetary contributions can be brought by our offices at 186 Castell or mailed to Cheer PO Drawer New Food con tributions can be brought by our offices during normal business hours of to 5 Pickup of donated food can be arranged by contacting circulation manager Don All contributions are tax Food will be distributed and local National Guard units have again agreed to help us with the We hope to have plenty of work for them to Todays Weather The forecast includes a 60 percent chance of rain 80 percent chance tonight and 40 percent chance Otherwise the weather should remain cloudy and cold with temperatures reaching tow50s and the lovWs over night Hefty price tag Water Watch Drainage work estimated at million Comal Canyon Lake inflow Canyon Oam Edwards Aquifer Canyon Lake level 171 150 cfs samel down down CLASSIFIED 1113 COMICS CROSSWORD 11 DEARABBY 11 DEATHS HOROSCOPE 11 QPMONS SPORTS STOCKS 16 TV LISTINGS WEATHER Drainage improvement projects totaling million loom over the And if work doesnt begin the cost will continue to Thats what members of the citys special committee studying drainage told City Council last That f 12 million is escalated from the million of several years And if we dont do something in eight more well be looking at said com mittee chairman Gne In an effort to begin chipping away at some of the highestpriority Rutherford and his committee are asking for for engineering Cornell will consider the request at its Monday Wed like to request some funds tor tfy Rutherford For engineers will identify the exact drainage problems in several areas of Wve reached the point where we cant define the kind of drainage problem Nw Braunfels short of Rutherford Wve talked about the life affecting situation across the highway in the Old McQueeney Road the intersection of Landa Street and and the area on San Antonio street in front of Whims Rutherford said there are also problems with drainage around individual There is a huge amount of the type of things we cant put our finger on HP SSJ4 explaining raw causes water to and would benefit a small number of he If Council agrees to give Espey Huston and the 1 to study the highpriority drainage Rutherford sai the group could return to Council in January or February with meaningful recommendjtions about realistic projects that can be and a dollar figure for each This is practical and realistic and it will idenUfy some ofthell million projects that have teen gathering said Mayor Barbara We will be biting it off jn which has about im bond issue because were running out of stand on aJJ sides gf a Work to correct that would he very expensive estimates
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