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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 22, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas A10 300 doctor Police seeking man in wake of thefts ByDANASTELL Staff writer Local police are looking for a 46 yearold man who represented himself as ti doctor here while buying large amounts of expensive mer chandise with money he didnt A warrant has been issued for the arrest of Roger Erik Vanderbilt who came to town in July or He represented himself as a was employed and opened several checking said Felix The man had accounts at a credit as well as in savings and loans and in the lieutenant His method of operation was to go in a place and buy some merchandise with a check that was Roque Then he would come back and buy large amounts of property and would make a check for partial payment and finance the rest or make all the but it was no Roque said the man bought everything from stereos and television One unfortunate merchant hooked up with several other meerchants and compared Roque They compared notes and thats when we were alerted to what was going He has gotten to several mer chants and private persons in town for about Roque And were investigating this man to see if he is a where he is and where he comes MorganRussman left town 6 after the manager of his apartment complex allegedly caught him moving in the middle of the Roque who are being assisted by the Texas Rangers and the Austin Police are asking for information about the man and his possible Tower selected as Texan of Year JOHN TOWER 1985 honoree Former John Tower will be honored in March as the Texan of the Tower will be the guest of honor and main speaker at the 19th annual Texas Legislative Conference sponsored by the Chamber of The conference will be March This years conference will concern Texas and Conference chairman David Lamon said he was pleased Tower accepted the We hope that the senator will share some of his vast knowledge with in the areas of weapons and arms Lamon who has spoken at the conference in years chose late 1983 not to run for reelection as senator from a former college first went to Washington to replace Lyndon Johnsons senate seat in Johnson left the senate when he was elected vice president of the United States in Since then he served on several most notably as chairman of the Armed Services Housing and Urban Affairs and Republican Policy Recently President Reagan named Tower chief negotiator in the arms New Braunfels MM BJB BB1 Ntw Texas Tuesday January 25 Cents 12 Pages Reagan hits positive note in address By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON Launching his final four years as president with an appeal for new Ronald Reagan has won promises from some members of Congress to help stop the arms race and reduce the huge federal But congressional Democrats are Warning that the presidents initiatives on both the budget and defense could face a reception on Capitol Hill as chilly as the winds that forced Mondays inaugural ceremonies Democratic leaders praised Reagan for striking a bipartisan note in his second inaugural But they criticized the presidents mention of his proposed antimissile defense and his call for a balanced federal budget in the face of billion federal It was nice but if he had to comply with his own call for a balanced the government would have to shut down said Tony chair man of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Com A chill of another kind frigid air and strong winds forced can cellation of the traditional inaugural parade down Pennsylvania Avenue to the White House and moved the swearingin ceremonies It was the first time since 1833 that brutally cold weather had forced cancellation of the Let history say of these were golden years when the American Revolution was when freedom gained new life and America reached for her Reagan told a crowd of about VIPs crammed into the Capitol Rotunda only a fraction of the who had held tickets to the planned ceremony on the West Terrace of the Speaking later in the day in a Let history say of these were golden years when the American Revolution was when freedom gained new life and America reached for her Reagan suburban sports arena to thousands of disappointed band Reagan said You would have been the greatest show on A round of nine inaugural balls and scores of private parties culminated four days of inaugural festivities in the nations Matching the jubilant mood of the New York stock market closed 34 points higher on Reagan delivered his inaugural address without benefit of a unusual for a major presidential The speech was solemn at We live in a world lit by So much is changing and will but so much endures and transcends Reagan We must think anew and move with new so every American who seeks work can find work so the least among us have an equal chance to achieve the greatest things to be heroes who heal our feed the protect peace among nations and leave this world a better Reagan citing the brotherhood of Our goal must be to bring those wonderful words to life by reducing the threat of nuclear war and by ensuring justice and opportunity for all our said House Speaker Thomas ONeill Reagans chief congressional critic in his first Inside Wftter Wtich Cf 455 down 184 Csnyen Dem outflow 800 same Edwwds CViyon Cili Isval down Todays Weather Comal County forecast calls for cloudy aWes through The chance for light rajLn or driztleU 40 percent tonight and W high today will be near low tonight in the mid and a high Wednesday in the mid This mornings low was and yesterdays high was Sunset will at 6 sunrise Wednesday will be CLASSIFIED 911 COMICS CROSSWORD 12 DIARAB8Y DEATHS HQBQSCOPi OPINIONS SPQflTS near Wmph today and lilting to ws neaMO roph on The STOCKS 12 Same sad song The broken glass tells the story the American Little Leagues building on Common Street was broken into again last Vandals did worth of damage in the most HERALD ZEI1UNG recent of a series of breakins at the field in the past 18 Anyone with information on the incident should contact Gerald 629 Winds stir up electric problems By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer Winds gusting to 5060 miles per hour seemed to create more problems for Comal County residents last weekend than temperatures dropping into the About Pedernales Electric Cooperative customers were without power for over three hours early Sunday New Braunfels Utilities lost a circuit from 13 Sunday on Highway w to the Iselin while strong winds knocked dead trees into PEC lines in Fischer and kept about 50 customers without power for about 12 The wind not the cold was the main problem this John Utilities electrical distribution The wind was blowing the wires into the and we had some problems from We had to do a quick tree trimming job on Michigan Street where the lines were tangled up pretty A big power outage in Saltier was the main headache for Bobby See Page 12 Local store robbed again For the second Sunday in a the Sac n Pac at 513 Highway 81 West has been held Late Sunday a man wearing a toboggan and scarf walked into the brandished a butcher and made off with an undetermined amount of He was last seen fleeing on A week a man wearing a ski cap with eye holes demanded money and made the clerk lie down on the floor as he He was believed to be carrying a gun and police think he may be a suspect in the 10 holdup of the Circle K at Walnut and Police are unsure whether the two Sac n Pac holdups are TVUSfiNOS WgATHEB Lewis reelected appraisal chairman Comal Appraisal District directors Monday night unanimously re elected Charles Lewis as chairman and David as George who had been vice chairman since declined to serve again and he was replaced by Arnold Moos This will be Lewis second tenn as chairman of the Also directors signed a resolution renaming Lawrence Evans of Garden Ridge and Ervin Watson of Bulverde 10 the Appraisal Review Board and appointing Vladimir Pospisil to his first two year term on that Pospisil replaces Ferd who served on the board since its inception in Wirth was honored at the meeting with a plaque citing him for his service on the The Appraisal Review Board consists of six members who serve twoyear The board was set up in 1982 to serve as mediator between the appraisal district and property Directors also heard a report on the new computer system at the tax which chief appraiser Glenn Brucks said is working The tax office now has the capability of producing computer printouts of lists such as names and addresses of homeowners in a par ticular DANASTEU Divers halt search for missing man Murky water thwarted attempts of divers yesterday as they searched for a San Antonio man presumed drowned at Canyon Divers from The Dive Shop in San Marcos dove for almost an hour and had no luck at said park ranger Lee Hunt at Canyon Visibility is very poor the divers could barely see each Hunt attributed the water conditions to the increased inflow into the which has stirred up a lot of And we have no real good idea where he may Hunt con The lake is more than 100 feet deep in that area and its a large area with a lot of Its very hazardous and we dont want to risk anyone elses Wesley Andrew was last seen His con taining clothing but no scuba was found the next day in Comal Authorities believe he was diving solo in the Low visibility in the water has caused problems with search attempts from the Hunt said authorities will continue a daily watch of the water conditions and may attempt another dive when the lake is DANA8TELL
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