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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - July 18, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas MICROPLEX MITCH WOMBLE BOX 45436 TX 75245 271 Local CISD looking at land for new SVHS Page 3A Water Comal cfs up 9 Canyon 466 cfs down 43 Canyon outflow cfs same Watch Edwards same Canyon Lake level down Sports British Open tees off Thursday Page 8A Page 10A New Braunfels Herald New Texas 141 Thursday July 25 Cents 22 Sections Canyon Lake home destroyed by fire BySANDRA JACKSON Staff writer CANYON LAKE An unoccupied home in Canyon Lake Forest was a total loss following an early morning fire Rolla fire chief of Canyon Lake Volunteer Fire Station 2 in said he received the first call at and found the house totally involved when he and his crew arrived at the Located on Lake view the two bedroom home belonged to Arthur Jones of San The cause of the blaze is but Skinner said he suspects that it may have started from an electrical The breaker box was burned pretty bad and it was all the fireman Fifteeen firemen on five trucks responded to the They were aided by members of the volunteer departments ladies who brought sandwhiches and coffee to the Skinner and part of his crew remained on the scene until 6 looking for hot He said the floor under one bed was badly bur leading him to suspect that someone might have been sleeping there during the But arson is not suspected as of presstime The house was way past saving when we got Skinner He estimates the value of the home at Republican colleagues agree to back Loeffler LESLIE This unoccupied home in Canyon Lake Forest was destroyed by fire late Wednesday night WASHINGTON AP In a dramatic departure that spotlights an overt intraparty rift among Texas three Houston area House members have signed a campaign letter supporting Tom for the Houston Chronicle reported The significance is heightened by Claxton but charges pending A 28yearold New Braunfels man charged with the Mountain Valley School breakin last May was no billed by a Comal County Grand Jury District Attorney Bill Schroeder said a defective search warrant stopped the burglaryofabuilding charge against James Conrad Claxton in its Claxton is scheduled to go on trial Monday on two counts of burglary of a Those in dictments were returned last Schroeder said Wednesdays no bill will have no effect on Claxtons trial The offense report for the Moun tain Valley breakin the weekend of May 11 stated a warrant was issued after the crime was discovered to search Claxtons car by Justice of the Peace Howard The Sheriffs Office had received information a Bell Howell cassette tape player stolen from Mountain Valley would be inside the but it was Before a warrant was drawn up to search Claxtons cabin at Camp he consented to let sheriffs investigators inside where the tape player was We had a problem with the Constitution on this Schroeder See GRAND Page 14A the fact that by signing the Bill Archer of Jack Fields of Humble and Tom DeLay of Sugar Land are squaring off directly against their states Republican Phil Grarnm has said he expects to support former Kent Haneea DemocratturnedRepublican from if Hance enters the The signers of the Loeffler which is to be mailed by Loefflers exploratory campaign committee to all Texas Republican households later this range from the dean of the Texas Republican to freshman In his 19 years in public Archer has never before endorsed a candidate before a aides See Page 14A TOM LOEFFLER Rheinlander reassigned By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer Kenneth postmaster in New Braunfels since has been reassigned to the San Antonio Sec tional who worked at the New Braunfels Post Office for 35 said he accepted the due to increasing pressures and demands as local and to hopefully preserve his present state of That means New Braunfels is looking for a new But in the John San Antonio Post Office will act as A new main post office is also on its way to New with con struction expected to begin in late The million facility will be located on a threeacre site on South Seguin Avenue adjacent to Sonic Searson said being officerin charge in New Braunfels is like coming 1 lived here from 1971 to but New Braunfels is a city Its not a little town Searson 1 really love this and Im very interested in getting involved in town while Im He doesnt really know how long that will but Searson said officer incharge assignments usually last three to six Im here to take care of the place until the new postmaster he But taking care of the Mail isnt new to Hes been in post office management for 10 with a total of 18 years with the Postal Before he came to New Braunfels on July 8 as officerin he was station manager at Beacon Hill in San See Page MA Method to replace Zipp outlined By LILLIAN THOMAS Staff writer County Judge Fred Clark outlined a method that could be used to choose a replacement for County Courtat Law Judge Ron Zipp sent a letter of resignation Monday to county commissioners saying his last day would be Zipp also offered to stay on as special judge until his replacement is dark said he would like input from the Comal County Bar Association in the form of four or five names of qualified This is my suggestion for a procedure to choose Zipps Clark I have not made the suggestion formally to the but I would like to have the bar associations Anyone interested in the Clark should have at least five years experience as a lawyer and a years residency in Comal Interested persons may send the commissioners court a Zipp cited personal reasons as the motivating factors in his Mill Street School bids stall progress Electrical and air conditioning work on New Braunfels ISOs renovation of the old high school on Mill Street will have to be let for bids The bids for the work came in 100 percent higher than which were opened are scheduled to be awarded at probably only the bid from the general contractors will be said Lonnie assistant superintendent of after studying Our total budget is Curtis The base bid on the renovation work came in within But we will probably have to modify the electrical and air con ditioning work and rebid The electrical and air conditioning changes will also necessitate modifying the general contractors a change order can be used once the general conractor is said The changes we need to make to Inside on the ball LESLIE Reva and Carmen Paredez watch Hills grand daughter Pamela Murrow and her teammates on the New Braunfels Angels girls Softball team practice Wednesday The Angels are getting ready to play in the national tournament next month in Todays Weather A 20 percent chance for afternoon thundershowers remains in todays it will be sunny and Temperatures should reach the mid90s and drop to the low70s Wednesdays high was and this mornings low was Sunset will be at and sunrise will be at Basketball Clinic Both the players and the coach are learning at this summers basketball which wraps up Friday at the get the electrical and air conditioning within budget will bring the general contrators price down Curtis Stoddard Construction is the ap parent low bidder on the renovation work at Other bidders in clude Pape Construction at Stout Construction at and Mott Construction at The base bid covers renovation of the second floor Contractors also submitted bids for the down stairs which added from to the general con tractors submitted bids on the third ranging from to The original plans that the ar chitect Andrew Perez drew up kept the high Curtis but that is where our cost in air con ditioning and electrical is coming To hide the airconditioning duct work without a drop ceiling would See Page 14A NBMS Thursday CANYON DEAR DEATHS OPINIONS
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