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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 9, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas 2A    New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung    Wednesday. January 9,1985 Homes, but no laundromat Planners approve subdivision after eliminating commercial lot By DANA STELL Staff writer A proposed 29-acre subdivision off Alves Lane received preliminary approval from Planning and Zoning Commission Tuesday night. Commission members also agreed to recommend to City Council that the zoning on the tract be changed from B-l (conventional and mobile home) to R-l (single family). Developers WAR Consolidated, represented by Bill Reimer, also had asked for C-l zoning on the one lot that faces Alves Lane, where a laundromat or convenience store was planned. However, Commission members explained that their policy is to not have any driveways directly on a major thoroughfare, such as Alves Lane. So, along with denying a rezoning request for the commercial Planning roundup lot, the Commission agreed to also eliminate the odd-shaped lot completely and incorporate that acreage into three other residential lots. All residential lots in Northview Subdivision face inward and do not empty onto a major thoroughfare. Reimer told the Commission that the subdivision will contain lots priced between $9,000 and $10,700 and homes in the area will cost between $55,000 and $65,000. “The market in New Braunfels does not have housing in subdivisions that can support people of moderate incomes — starters and retirees," Reimer said. “We’re looking at a service that hasn’t been done in a long time. We're looking at a public need.’’ A resident of the mobile home park near the proposed subdivision wanted to ensure that builders in the area follow strict regulations as residents of his area have. Reimer said that builders in Northview Subdivision, which was purchased from Canyon Heights, Inc., will have the same restrictions as those in Canyon Heights. “We incorporate the Canyon Heights restrictions and add the further restriction of no mobile homes there," Reimer said. Also Tuesday, Planning and Zoning Commission: — approved the final plat for Taylor Property, which is building a medical supply office and warehouse in the FM 306 area. Deaths Juanita Whipple Beck Juanita Whipple Beck of Star Rt. 3, Box 106X125, Canyon Lake, died Jan. 7 at her home. Funeral services will be Thursday 9:30 a.m. at Doep-penschmidt Funeral Home. The Rev. Gordon Hightower of Canyon Lake will officiate. Burial will follow with a noon graveside service at Roselawn Memorial Park in San Antonio. Mrs. Beck was born Feb. 22, 1900, in Austin to J.W. and Ruth Isabelle (nee Earnest) Whipple. She was married to George B. Beck who died in 1949. Mrs. Beck lived in San Antonio until 1981. The housewife was a member of Dellview Baptist Church in San Antonio. Survivors include her daughter Belle Fieseler of Canyon Lake; six grandchildren; and seven greatgrandchildren. Pallbearers will be Johnny Boyers Jr., Mike Crocker, Harold Fieseler Jr., Felix Whipple Jr., Harold Fieseler Sr. and G. Raymond Tanner. Stocks NEW YORK (AP) -Morning stocks: LTV Corp 114 104 104 High 364 taw tast I jtton Ind 654 65 654 AMR Corp 364 384 taneSta Ind 24 234 24 AmerCan 494 494 494 MCorp 204 204 204 Ameritech 754 744 754 MayDSt s 414 404 41 AMI Inc 194 184 19 Medtronic 254 254 254 Am Motors 44 44 44 Mobil 264 264 264 AmStand 314 314 314 Monsanto s 424 424 424 A mer TAT 20 194 194 Motorola s 334 334 334 Armcol ne 104 IO 104 NabiscoBrd 514 504 51 AtlRichfld 424 424 424 NYNEX 734 73 734 BancTexas 44 44 44 PacifTel 684 674 68 BellAtlan 794 784 794 Penney JC 464 464 464 BellSouth s 334 334 334 Phelps Hod 144 134 14 Beth Steel 174 174 174 PhillpsPet 444 444 444 Borden 644 634 644 Polaroid 254 244 25 CaterpTr Centei 304 30 304 ProctGamb 57 564 57 374 374 374 RCA 354 354 354 Chevron 294 294 294 KepBankCp 274 274 274 Chrysler 304 304 304 Sabine 164 164 164 Coc a Cola 634 634 634 Saleway 274 274 274 IhamShm 184 184 184 SFeSouPac 254 244 25 DowChem 284 284 284 SearsRoeb 314 304 314 Dressrlnd 184 18 18 ShellOil 554 55 554 East Kodak 71 784 71 Singer Co 304 304 304 Enserch s 224 214 214 Southern Co 184 184 184 Kntexlnc 204 204 204 Southland 264 264 264 axon 444 444 444 SwstBell 684 684 684 Firestone 174 17 174 Sperry Cp StdOilInd 414 404 414 JFtBcpTex Ford Mot 15 144 15 514 504 504 444 434 444 StdOtlOh 404 30*4 40 GAF Corp 24*« 244 MN SunComp 444 44 444 GTE Corp 41 404 404 TNP Ent 134 134 134 GnDynam GenElec 684 574 684 564 684 574 Tandy 244 244 244 Gen Food 554 544 55 Tenneco 364 364 364 Gen Motors 774 764 77 Texaco Inc 344 34 34 GnMotr E n 434 43 434 TexComBn 374 374 374 Goodrich 264 264 264 TexEastn s 284 284 284 Goodyear 264 264 264 Texas Inst 1164 1164 1164 GtAUPac 154 154 154 TexasOGas 17 164 164 Haiiburtn 264 284 264 Tex UU! 264 26 264 Holiday Inn Houstlnd 464 224 464 224 464 224 TylerCp Un Carbide 294 384 29*4 374 294 374 Hughes!! 134 134 134 UnPacCp 414 414 414 Interfst 104 104 104 US Steel 26 254 26 IBM 1204 1194 1204 US West 704 704 704 Intl Harv 84 84 84 UniTel 23 224 224 Int Paper Jeff Pilot s 534 524 524 Unocal 334 334 334 38 374 374 WalMart 394 394 394 JohnsJn 364 364 364 WestghEl s 264 26 264 K mart 344 344 344 Xerox Cp 374 374 374 KrogerCo 39 384 384 ZemthE 184 184 184 Divers to search for missing man By SANDRA JACKSON Staff writer Authorities today have made little progress in discovering the whereabouts of a man missing and presumed drowned in Canyon Lake. Wesley Andrew Brooks, 36, has been missing since Sunday. Brooks, a scuba diver, left his clothing in his car, which was found Monday in Comal Park. His scuba gear was gone Rick Patterson of Canyon Lake was fishing near the park Sunday afternoon and reported to game warden Neil Etheridge that he had seen a diver in the area at that time. Ehteridge and Patterson met Tuesday morning at the lake and the fisherman told the game warden what happened. “He saw a man in scuba gear out in the water getting ready to dive — he was wetting his mask," Etheridge said. Patterson told the game warden that he looked off and when he looked back, the diver was gone. Patterson said he assumed the man was making a dive. Divers will be brought in Friday to look for Brooks if the weather is clear and there is no more rain, Etheridge said. Deep water and a brushy botton prohibit the use of body drags. Calendar of Events Government County Commissioners: 10 a.m. Thursday, Commissioners Courtroom, Courthouse first floor. Organizations Parents of Twins: 7 p.m. Wednesday, St. Paul Lutheran Church. Four Seasons Garden Club: IO a.m. Wednesday, hold of Rose Berg, Goodwin Lane. VFW Post 7110 Auxiliary: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, 600 Peace (the post meets the second Wednesday of each month). Women’s Aglow Fellowship: 9:30 am. Thursday, Russell's Cafeteria, Courtyard Shopping Center. Downtown Rotary Club: noon Thursday, Faust Hotel. Noon Lions Club: noon Thursday, Eagles Hall. Goodwin    Extension Homemakers: I p.m. Thursday, 1317 Boenig Dr. Aid Association for Lutherans: 7.30 p.m. Thursday, Canyon I .ake Action Center. Knights of Columbus: business meeting, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, KC Hall. (lf you would like to announce your group's activities in the newspaper, call us at 625-9144 or send us a notice to P O. Drawer 361, New Braunfels, Texas, 78131. Deadline for Tuesday through Friday editions is 5 p.m. the day before publication. Deadline for Sunday editions is 5 pm. Friday.) — approved the final plat for the combination of two lots at IH 35 and Merriweather. — approved the final plat for the resubdivision of a lot and a half on North Seguin Street, where Domino’s Pizza plans to locate. The lot depth is 4.3 feet less that the requirements, and the Commission granted a variance. — approved the resubdivision of two lots in the Rio Vista Addition, so both lots can be built on. — approved the resubdivision of a lot in Cypress Rapids at Gruene, which creates a “spin-off" lot which can be built on. — approved the "spin-off" of a lot in the B.C. Smith subdivision, which lies in the city’s extra-territorial jurisdiction. Motorola on county agenda Motorola will present county commissioners Thursday with an optional maintenance contract to cover all county equipment not already covered in the bid on the jail radio equipment. Commissioners meet at IO a.m. in their courtroom on the Courthouse first floor. The county administration asked for the radio company to come to the meeting a discuss the possible contract, but until Motorola knows exactly how many mobile and stationary units are involved, no dollar amount can be quoted, Dain Kunzler with Motorola said. Also on the agenda, commissioners will call for bids from financial institutions seeking to be the depository for county funds. That contract is renegotiated every two years. Also on the agenda is a building expansion and a haul trailer for the road department. The county engineer also wants to have a standard for driveways that are built partially on the county right of way. County engineer Clark < Mac) McCoy will present a sample of the standards he wishes to see adopted by commissioners court. H«rfcld-ZfitNn$ (USPS 377-880) lf you have not received your paper by 5:30 p.m. Tuesday through Friday or by 7:30 a m. Sunday, call 62S9144 or 658-1900 by 7 p.m. and 11 a m., respectively. Published Sunday morning and Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday afternoon by New Braunfels Herald Publishing Co., 186 S. Casten Ave., New Braunfels, TX 78131. Second class postage paid at New Braunfels Herald Publishing Co., 186 S. Casted Ave., New Braunfels, TX 78131. Dave Kramer .... General Manager Claude Scruggs........Publisher Bettie Kramer Office Manager Robert Johnson..........Editor Dave Kramer . Advertising Manager Cheryl McCampbell .. . Class. Mgr Don Avery .. . Circulation Manager Carol Avery .. Photocomp Foreman Gus Elbe! ........Press    Foreman Wanda lasater Kaleidoscope Editor David King.........Sports    Editor Patricia Yznaga King ... Wire Editor Subscription Rates (Includes applicable sales tax) Carrier delivery in Comal, Guadalupe, Hays, Blanco and Kendall Counties: 3 months, $10.78; 6 months, $18.82; one year, $33.64 Mail delivery outside Comal County, in Texas: 3 months $18.92; 6 months, $33.64; one year $63.08. Mail outside Texas: 6 months, $42.00; one year $70.00. Postmaster:    Send address changes to P.O. Drawer 361, New Braunfels. TX 78131. Old roof beams being removed By LILLIAN THOMAS Staff writer The support beams many might have thought were permanent fixtures in the New Braunfels High School parking lot are finally vacating the premises this week. Superintendent Charles Bradberry announced the impending departure without fanfare, but discussion of patching the parking lot to remove all signs of the support beams was discussed. Student representative Rhonda Fritsche said that her class had been freshmen when the beams were first removed from the cafeteria and gymnasium. There had been some talk of using them as seating for their the graduation ceremonies this May, Fritsche said, proving it is possible to become attached to anything that stays around long enough. The support beams had to be removed because they had begun sagging. The problem was discovered when the roof was about to be repaired, and an engineer’s report revealed the condition of the single-T’s. The school district, finding that company that had made the beams had gone out of business, sued the company that had bought it out. That suit is still in the courts. Latest appeal fails to free Odette Port HOUSTON (AP) - The attorney for a woman jailed for failing to testify about a slaying in which her stepson is accused says he’s depressed by yet another refusal to free her. U.S. District Judge Carl Bue Tuesday became the third federal judge to deny Odette Port’s appeal. Mrs. Port was jailed Sept. 12 for refusing to answer a grand jury’s questions about the June 7 killing of mail carrier Debora Sue Schatz. Seventeen-year-old David Port is charged with murder in the slaying. He is free on $20,000 bond. The murder case has been transferred to New Braunfels on a change of venue after the youth’s attorneys argued it had received too much publicity in the Houston area for Port to be tried fairly. The case is set to go to trial Feb. 25. Bue rejected an argument by Mrs. Port’s attorney, Randy Schaffer, that continued jail custody would not prompt her to cooperate with grand jurors, whose term expires Jan. 31. Schaffer said he has been unable to “make the court come to grips” with the idea that Mrs. Port could not help in the state’s search for grounds for capital murder charge. “I’m getting tired of saying I’m disappointed," Schaffer said. “We thought legally we were in a sound position." He said he plans no further appeal. The grand jury’s term expires Jan. 31. Bue held that the contempt citation issued by State District Judge I.D. McMaster has produced the desired effect by compelling Mrs. Port to testify about the case. Mrs. Port and her husband, Bernard, were jailed last fall. They have argued their testimony would violate a parent-child privilege similar to one that allows spouses not to testify against each other. But Texas law does not recognize a pa rent-child privilege. In November, the couple testified several hours before the grand jury. But McMaster freed only Bernard Port and ruled Mrs. Port’s testimony was not sufficient to purge her of the contempt ruling. Prosecutors contend Mrs. Port was the first person to return home the day Miss Schatz was killed and could have information to warrant upgrading the charges against David Port to capital murder, which carries a possible death sentence. Bue said Tuesday he was “adopting the reasoning’’ of federal judges James DeAnda and Norman Black, who also have denied requests to set bond for Mrs. Port and permit her release. “On Nov. 7, Mrs. Port, while still refusing to answer all of the questions propounded to her by the grand jury, did answer many of the questions," Bue said in seven-page ruling. ar MEN’S SWEATERS! PRICE Long Sleeve Pull-Overs Cardigans Sleeveless Pull-Overs YOUR CHOICE • Limited Quantity • Name Brands OUR ENTIRE STOCK ■’I #«*•'*'* ; i , » , I hi i i >(< > f , , , , « «<* < I * * * • r * Ii * * * jlx *.»•» PRirF JI JA • WLa ;

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