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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 17, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas A concern for the Aquifer 410 M053 l MICROPLEX INC MITCH WOMBLE BOX 45436 TX 75245 303 Edwards District incumbent challenger outline their views election Saturday ByDANASTELL Staff writer Growth and its impact on the Edwards Aquifer is foremost in the minds of those running for a seat on the Edwards Underground Water District board this At least two candidates are con cerned about demand on the Ed wards With more and more people moving into the Edwards they the demand for water will Edwards board members already are faced with seeking alternate sources of water such as the develbpment of a surface water reservoir and will continue to be asked for permits to export water out of the Edwards In Comal New Braunfels resident Lowry is challenging incumbent director Craig Hollmig in Saturdays EUWD One director will be elected Saturday in each of the Districts five counties of and Medina for a sixyear The district was created in 1959 by the Texas Legislature to develop plans for the use and protection of Edwards Aquifer The 15member board aims to plan for and protect the aquifer for the best use of surface and ground has been on the board for three He was appointed to that position in the middle of Bill Browns term when Brown was named to the board of New Braunfels A lifelong resident of New Hollmig has a wife and two children and surveys for the city of New Braunfels and for his in dependent company came to New Braunfels in He is married and has four During the Lowry is an industrial engineer at Fort Sam and On he works on his ranch near Related Page 2A Hollmig said he wants to keep his Seat on the Edwards board I feel like were on the verge of finally getting something both in and around the aquifer concerns I feel what we need to do is be catalyst in the preservation and conservation of surface water facilities to serve the whole Edwards Hollmig And sup plement the ground water we do have in order to maintain the spring Growth is but do it using a source of water other than the Ed wards the surveyor con I do not feel San Antonio has the right to pump so much water out of the aquifer that it results in the Comal Springs going We have the rights to the spring although no legislature grants us that Dont jeopardize our spring Hollmig said he would like to see the legislature someday allow the Edwards district to charge a pum ping fee for exporting Edwards water out of the That fee and money from within the region could go toward development of surface water Hollmig Oliver Haas always talked about a user fee for the Edwards water with that See Page 12A Lowry Coaches espouse the doctrines of Paul Brown Page 9A New Braunfels Herald Ntw Texas 13 Thursday January 25 Cents 20 2 Sections Reagan wants more than paper on arms talks WASHINGTON AP President saying he wants more than a piece of paper from new arms talks with the is calling for a verifiable agreement guaranteeing deep cuts in the nuclear arsenals of both Reagan cautioned his senior arms control advisers Wednesday that they should have no euphoria about the decision to resume negotiations that lapsed more than a year In a 20minute meeting with members of the delegation that returned from Geneva with the promise of renewed arms Reagan We cant rest on our This is the beginning of a White House deputy press secretary Larry who quoted Reagans comments for the benefit of said the president told group that although the United States wants an arms agreement if if isfift a good if it wont we just dont seek a piece of Secretary of State George who led the said the negotiators were able to nail down an agreement and get what we wanted in Geneva because of their advance preparations and Reagans Speakes We did not have to come back and See Page 12A Fidel Tamez Constable outlines his needs By SANDRA JACKSON Staff writer Fidel new constable for precinct has gone public with his request for more facilities and equipment for his Approximately 50 people attended a meeting Wednesday afternoon of the Canyon Lake Republican Womens at which Tamez explained his Tamez is asking for office space at Canyon a business telephone at his a fulltime secretary to be shared with Peace Justice Howard meeting expense a newer and a gas pump at the I have told the commissioners what I want and they havent said yes or Id like to know so I can keep See Page 12A Fishinweather Framed by two a fisherman tries his luck in the Guadalupe River north of New The which wasnt even ankle deep this summer during the is back to a more normal flow I FSLIF KRIFWAim HIHrtl 0 thanks to recent The current release rate from Canyon Dam is 800 cubic feet per second that rate was as low as 5 this Grand Jury indicts 11 By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer Two New Braunfels men charged with aggravated sexual abuse of a child were among 11 individuals indicted by a Comal County Grand Jury The indictments against brothers David Ned and Sidney Franklin both of 230 Caddell involved the same preschool age The offense date on David Smiths in dictment was listed as the date on Sidney Smiths was The child is now under the custody and control of the of Human New Braunfels Police Detective Juan Gusmc James Ray and Benita Hansmann both of 4015 Enchanted were each indicted for burglary of a That offense took place at Unit 30 of Williams 935 Interstate 35 on Troy Franklin Arlamson of Lot Wickford See GRAND Page 12A Reimer warns of paving scam If someone offers to pave your driveway with leftover dont do says County Attorney Bill Several elderly both in the city and in the have been victims of flimflam operations since last The latest case reported to Reimer happened They come up and say theyve just finished a paving job down the road and they have leftover Reimer The con artists then ask the homeowner if he would like to have his driveway paved for a really good like the county attorney They pave half of it and Thats all we have for that do you want us to go ahead and finish the job Then that persons sitting there with a half paved driveway and all of a the price jacks up to like Reimer recommends calling the sheriff or poMce departments Dont say yes or give them a lie Reimer said the group usually has one man in work clothes go up to the door and the work crew consists of four or five men in work The group uses a different company name each Its usually senior who are ap Reimer People just need to be especially DAMASTELL Inside A Water the mid60s nesdays high was CANYON V wCjffVf upmsi 264 cfs down 8 Canyon inflow y 646 up Edward Aquifer 623 68 up AD Cinyon level up Todays Tpday is expected to be and cool with the high in the 60s and the low near Fridays temperatures should improve under cloudy with the Night of fear Skillern execution shakes Texas Death Row inmates HUNTSVILLE AP Billy Hughes said he and other Death Row inmates felt a little bit of despair after hearing of Doyle Skillerns who was convicted in the 1976 shooting death of a state said Wednesday most of the inmates awaiting execution were quiet and somewhat fearful after Skillern was put to was executed early Wednesday for the 1974 killing of Patrick an undercover narcotics h testimony showed Skillern and Charles were trying to sell Randel worth of Quaaludes when Sanne fired six shots that killed the Although Skillern was sentenced to Sanne was sentenced to life in prison and could be paroled Theres a little bit of despair in the Hughes told If they can execute someone who didnt commit the then what about men who know they did commit the crime And what about men who are icieii Texas law of which states that an accomplice to a killing is as guilty as the He became the fifth inmate put to death in Texas and the 36th nationally since the death penalty was reinstated in Hughes said other Death Row inmates were quiet after Skillerns but you can read their There is a little fear and a lot of They are also wondering about the status of their own He was one of Now hes Hughes r the Mam bv said she was relieved by the It was a great relief when it was all said who lives in She said she believes Sanne should die for his part in the but 1 have no control over An autopsy was performed on Skillern in Houston early Wed Harris County medical examiners assistant Santos Vitela The results were expected within three SttKiLl
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