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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 27, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas 2A New Braunfels Hexa\6-Zeitung Tuesday, August 27,1985 Marion votes to pay Council, mayor★ County. By SARAH DUKE Staff writer MARION — Members of the Marion city council voted to have the city pay them $15 for each city council meeting. The mayor will now be paid $400 a month. The pay for city officials was included in the 1985-85 city budget. The budget of $372,447 was approved unanimously. The budget included $164,222 in the general account and $208,225 in the waterworks and sewer account. “My feeling is that if you are going to try to attract good people for the jobs (of mayor and councilman I, you need to have some incentive," said Mayor Clarence Jackson. “Personally, I do not like to see the council and mayor get so much money,” said Councilman Charles Schulz. “I have been on the council for 12 years and I’ve got $12 to show for it." The councilmen and mayor have traditionally been paid $1 a year for serving on the council. Births Mr. and Mrs. Alan Ferrell, 614 Bavarian No. 806, 8 lb. 2 oz. boy, Aug. 23. Mr. and Mrs. Willy Borne, Route I, Box 236, Kingsbury, 3 lb., 15 oz. and 4 lb., 12 oz. twin girls, Aug. 23. Deaths Carole Wallgren Carole Wallgren, 50, of Suisun, Calif., died August 25, 1985 at David Grant Medical Center, Travis Air Force Base. Calif. Services will be Thursday at Fairfield Morman Church, Fairfield, Calif. Burial will be in Sandy, Utah. Mrs. Wallgren was born Feb. 26, 1935, in California. She was preceded in death by her husband Ross Wallgren. She had been a New Braunfels resident for several years and was a past president of the American Legion Auxiliary, Comal Unit 179. Survivors include her mother, Rachael Chown; a sister, Barbara Howard, all of California. Memorials may be sent to the Senior Center, 1200 Civic Center Dr.. Fairfield, Calif. Alfred W. Schertz Services will be Wednesday at IO a.m. at Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home for Alfred W. Schertz, 79, of 734 Elm Creek Road. Dr. Claus H. Rohlfs of Medina will officiate. Burial will be in Comal Cemetery. Schertz died Aug. 26 at his home. He was born Nov. 1,1905, in Comal County to Willie and Clara (nee Wetz) Schertz. He married taura Baetge Oct. 4, 1930, in New Braunfels. She died April 30,1984. Schertz was retired after 32 years in civil service at Kelly Field Fire Department. He was a member of Bracken United Methodist Church, Masonic Ixxige and Fraternal Order of Eagles. Survivors include a daughter, Cynthia Hammer of Austin; son. Alfred Schertz of New Braunfels; brothers, Eugene Schertz of Seguin and Roman Schertz of Schertz; five grandchildren; and two greatgrandchildren. Memorials may be made to the Weather “When we start doing this,” Schulz said, “we’re going to get people who want to be on the council because they want political power.” Schulz said he thinks people should be on the council because they want to serve the community. Other council members said they think the money will serve as an incentive to encourage more people to run for office. Councilman Felix Arambula said that he feels $400 a month for the mayor is not enough to compensate for the time invested. “I think the time has come for Marion to pay its city council,” Arambula said. “I don’t see how anyone could say that it is a luxury job and clearly no one is going to get rich off of it...but there needs to be some incentive to be on the council.” Arambula said he intends to donate his pay to charity. The pay for the council members and the mayor will cost the city $6,600 during the 1985-86 fiscal year. Continued from Page 1A cutting the sheriff’s department by one investigator since one recently quit. But Fellers explained that the DA’s investigator would be concentrating on particular types of cases, whereas the sheriff’s investigators go to every crime scene. “Also we need to standardize the weapons,” Fellers said. “Right now each deputy buys his own. So we have everything from .38 caliber to .44 Magnums. If we are ever involved in a lawsuit over a shooting we will be covered if the weapons are authorized models and meet inspection standards.” Constables had an uphill battle because commissioners were interested in whether the justice of the peace and constables offices were making money for the county, an issue that has come up with no other law enforcement agency or court during the budget hearings. “We know that there are other intangibles to take into account, but right now the only concern we have is what is the bottom line: dollars,” Clark said. After subtracting costs of operating the justice of the peace and constable of Precinct 4 from all fines brought in, the office just about broke even without giving constables an raises, Clark said. After Constable Fidel Tamez presented the amount of work he and his deputy had done, he requested a radar unit, 32 more hours for his deputy, a car for his deputy which would be one of the sheriff’s department used cars and a pay increase for himself from $5,304 per year to $9,600. A sheriff deputy’s beginning salary is about $17,000. "We get called at all hours, from 6 p.m. to 2 a.m., we are able to back up the sheriff’s department and they call us when they are tied up on one thing and another call comes in,” Tamez said. Tamez listed that he had given out 619 citations and 150 warning citations since he came in office. In Precinct 4 the sheriff’s department had 145 citations and the Department of Public Safety had filed Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Collins, 452 Academy, 6 lb., IO oz. boy, Aug. 24. Mr. and Mrs. Kavin Hanz, 1353 Hanz Dr., 8 lb., 2 oz. boy, Aug. 25. Dr. and Mrs. John Bell, 244 Coener, 7 lb., I oz. boy, Aug. 26. Mr. and Mrs. Mario Saldana, 1565 Highway 81 East, 5 lb., 9oz. girl. Aug 26. Mr. and Mrs. David Cole, 1040 Highway 81 Lot No. 6,61b., 13 oz. boy, Aug. 26. Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Ruth, 929 Sundance, 7 lb., 13oz. boy, Aug. 26. Mr. and Mrs. Xavier Guerrero, 610 Butcher A, 7 lb , 2 oz. boy, Aug. 26. American Heart Association or the charity of one’s choice. Robert Schock Memorial graveside services will be at 2:45 p.m. Thursday at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery for Chaplain Robert Schock, 78, of 3515 Trailway Park, San Antonio. He died Aug. 24. Survivors include a daughter, Carolyn Schock of New Braunfels; son, James W. Schock of San Antonio; two grandchildren; and three brothers. Arrangements are under the direction of Sunset Funeral Home of San Antonio. Alonzo A. Wahl Services for Alonzo A. Wahl, of 1472 Gardena, New Braunfels, will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at SS Peter & Paul Catholic Church. Burial will follow in the SS Peter & Paul Mausoleum. Wahl, 76, died Aug. 26 in McKenna Memorial Hospital. He was born March 15,1909. He married Elenora (nee Seidel) Wahl July 4, 1936 in New Braunfels. He was a 15 year resident of New Braunfels. Wahl was a retired manager and butcher in a grocery store. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus, the Holy Name Society and the American Association of Retired Persons. Survivors include his wife Elenora Wahl of New Braunfels; daughters Geraldine Chote of Alice and Genevieve Nemec of New Braunfels; sisters Leona Courtney, Louise Kellermann and Olga Usdane of New Braunfels; brothers Werner Wahl of Floresville and Robert Frieda of Bay City; six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Rosary and wake will be tonight 7 p.m. tonight at Zoeller Funeral Home. Gilbert A. Becker Services for Gilbert A. Becker, of 187 Saur Lane in New Braunfels, will be held at IO a.m. Wednesday at Zoeller Funeral Home with the Rev. Elmer H. Glimper officiating. Burial will follow in Comal Cemetery. Becker, 79, died Aug. 24 at his residence. He was bom May 13,1906 to Henry and Hulda (nee Rauch) Becker. He was a lifetime resident of New Braunfels and a director of music at Saengerhalle for more than 50 years. He worked as a manager of Saengerhalle. Pallbearers include Gordon Zunker, Raymond Porter, Howard Schaeffer, Melvin Bading, Frank Schumann and Amo Weidner. Memorials may be made to Saengerhalle or the charity of ones choice. Pius Friesenhahn Services were at IO a.m. today at SS Peter and Paul Catholic Church for Pius Friesenhahn of Converse with the Father Patrick Flannagan officiating. Burial was at St. Joseph Cemetery at Comal. Friesenhahn, 86, died Aug. 25 in McKenna Memorial Hospital. He was bom April 16, 1899 to Peter and Clara E. (nee Tschoepe) Friesenhahn of Guadalupe County. He married Emilie Ann (nee Schneider) Friesenhahn on Nov. 23, 1927 in Nada. Friesenhanhn was a retired farmer. He was a member of St. Monicas Catholic Church of Converse. He was a member of the SS Peter and Paul Mens Society and the Catholic Life Insurance Union. Texas Thunderstorms developed early today over the western section of North Texas from the Red River near Wichita Falls southward to northeast of San Angelo. Other showers were occurring over the South Plains from Lubbock to Snyder while heavy thunderstorms rumbled offshore along the upper Texas coast. Elsewhere, skies were fair to partly cloudy as high pressure in the upper levels" of the atmosphere remaind the primary weather feature. South to southeast winds were the rule across most of the state at speeds generally in the 5 to 15 mile an hour range. Statewide temperatures were mostly in the 70s and low 80s except for readings in the 50s over the mountainous southwest. The early morning extremes ranged from a cool 54 degrees at Marfa in the Davis Mountains to a warm 84 degrees at the Naval air station in Corpus Christi. The National Weather Service said widely scattered thunderstorms were likely tonight in the Panhandle and South Plains. Afternoon temperatures in the 90s and low 100s were expected for most of the state. Extended forecast North Texas: No rain expected through Saturday. Daytime highs will be in the 90s and nightime lows will be in the 70s. South Texas: Partly cloudy hot days with fair and mild nights. Nighttime lows in the 70s except near 80 along the coast. Daytime highs mostly 90s except near 90 along the coast and near 105 southwest. West Texas: Partly cloudy days and fair nights with temperatures a little above normal. Slight chance of afternoon and evening thunderstorms far west throughout the period. Highs South Plains and Panhandle near 90 to mid 90s. taws mid to upper 60s. Highs Permian Basin and Concho Valley mid to upper 90s. taws upper 60s to lower 70s. Highs far west lower 90s. taws upper 60s. Highs Big Bend, highs near 90 mountains to around 102 along Rio Grande, taws near 60 mountains to lower 70s along Rio Grande. CALL TERRY STREUER, 629-1322 For the best possible professional cleaning and care of your carpets, draperies, upholstery...in your home or office. FREE ESTIMATES 1630 Highway 81 Wast around 300 citations. Tamez had also worked about 55 hours per week, he, adding that he had written up 20 offense reports, and served 15 warrants. His deputy had worked 60 hours unpaid. County Auditor Bate Bond backed up Tamez’s claim that his deputy’s personal insurance would not cover him if he had an accident in his personal vehicle while working for the county. This reasoning had been used to give Constable Danny Scheel’s deputy a car. Clark asked Bond to look for insurance that the county would pay for to cover the personal vehicles used for patrols. Scheel, of Precinct 2, had also asked for an increase in hours for his deputy from 150 hours to 350 hours and a pay increase for himself to $9,600. He backed up his request with the figures on his offices operation. “So far this year we have driven 22,358 miles in patrolling. We cover the subdivisions from IO a.m. to 3 p.m., the peak times for burglaries, and then we patrol the busy highways and county roads in our district,” Scheel said. “This will be the third straight month with no burglaries and no major accidents in our precinct.” Clyde Jacobs, who will teach at Teen Connection this year and previously worked as a jailer, defended the constables. “I’ve seen the arrests as they come in and constables handle a large majority of them,” Jacobs said. “I’ve seen counties go to centralization as they grew to eventually see the benefit of decentralization. I’m just darn glad we have the constables out there." Jacobs said no deputy could have the knowledge of a local area the way the constalbes could because the latter live there. “You can’t beat them for cost effectiveness. And for a deference to crime." Jacobs said. Survivors include his daughters Mrs. Philip Hage and Mrs. Herman Weise, both of Austin, Mrs. Chester Kollodziejof San Antonio and Mrs. Raymond Lucera of Boerne; sons Andrew J. Friesenhahn of Stephenville .and Claude F. Friesenhahn of Converse; sister Mrs. Orville French of Bracketville; brothers Isodore Friesenhahn of New Braunfels and Henry J. Friesenhahn of Boerne; 16 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Friesenhahn was preceeded m death by his wife rn 1937. A wake service was conducted Monday evening at Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home. Hertha Mary Bechtold Services for Hertha Mary Bechtold, of 155 Richter Lane. New Braunfels, will be at IO a m. Thursday in the SS Peter and Paul Catholic Church with the Father Joe Aud el of New Braunfels officiating. Burial will follow in Comal Cemetery. Bechtold, 77, died Aug. 25 at Oakcrest Inn Convalescent Center. She was born June 7, 1908 to Hugo August and Ida tauise < nee Dedeke t Harborth of Guadalupe County. She married Alwtn C. Bechtold on Sept. 9,    1931    in Honey Creek. Bechtold was a 33 year resident of New Braunfels. Survivors include daughters Evelyn Schmidt, of Iowa Park, Marie Ann Fischbeck and Sharon Anderson, both of New Braunfels, and tarene Oliver and Joyce Wiggins, both of Schertz; and IO grandchildren. She was preceeded in death by her husband in 1981. Rosary' will be recited at Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. Joe F. Fiebrich Services for Joe F. Fiebrich, of 455 Hackberry in New Braunfels, were held Monday at SS Peter and Paul Catholic Church with the Father Patrick Flannagan officiating. Burial was in SS Peter and Paul Catholic Cemetery. Fiebnch, 76, died Aug. 24 at McKenna Memorial Hospital. He was bom Dec. 1,1908 to Joseph Frank and Cecilia Fiebrich Sr. (nee French). He was a retired carpenter and a member of SS Peter and Paul Catholic Church. Survivors include a daughter Gladys Roberts of New Braunfels; two sons, Larry Fiebrich and Kenneth Fiebrich, both of New Braunfels; five sisters, Mary Henk, Martha Lee Kinsfather, Cecilia Fiebrich and Virginia Froelich, all of New Braunfels and Hattie Hubertus of Schertz. A wake was held Sunday.Stocks NEW YORK API - AMR Corp Amer Can Amentech AMI Inc .Ani Motors AniSta rid Anier T&T Amoco Armcol ne AtlRiehfld BancTexas BelLAtlan BellSouth Beth Steel Borden s CaterpTr Centel Cheselip Chevron Chrysler CoastalCp s Coca Co la Coleman ComlMeti DeltaAir! 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