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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 18, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas 410 MOSS MIRROPLEX MITCH WOMBLE BOX 45436 TX 75245 Local Area residents protest annexation plans Seepage 2A Water Watch Comal cfs same Canyon cfs down 20 Canyon cfs down 1 Edwards Aquifer up Canyon Lake level down County Comal County Fair parade scheduled See below Seafood recipes are shared by island see Page 1B New Braunfels Hvrald New Texas Wednesday September 25 Cents 32 Pages3 Sections LESLIE Area can cope with toxic spill ByDANAOVERSTREET Staff writer If a hazardous material spilled onto a a railroad or a river here as recently happened in San there would be many qualified people to handle the dangerous Some emergency plans already are in while many departments are continually working on im proving employees ability to work with hazardous or toxic Were proud of our hazardous material said Herb emergency management coordinator for the City of New Braunfels and Comal We feel comfortable that if it occurred in our community we could handle For the past several Syrings civil defense crews have been working with the Alamo Area Council of Governments on a regional hazardous material And when that document is com it will be integrated into the plan already in effect for Cornal Attention is focused this week on the handling of hazardous material after a Southern Pacific train derailment near San Antonio spilled about gallons of sulfuric acid into the Medina Although the Southern Pacific railroad does not run through Comal there are two rail systems The routes of the MissouriPacific and MKT railroads cut through downtown New Braunfels and across Coma but do not come near the recharge of the Edwards Edwards officials do have an emergency spill response Their program involves having a representative on the scene See Page 12A Two women arrested for robbery By LILLIAN THOMAS Staff writer Two young women were arrested for aggravated robbery after allegedly taking money at knife point in two separate Mary Jane and Amalie Molly both of 107 were arraigned before County CourtatLaw Judge Charles Both remain in Fuentes on bond and Carrasco on The first incident occurred about 1 Jose a called police to a con venience store after he had allegedly been Officer Pete Villarreal with New Braunfels Police Depart ment wrote in his He was threatened at knife point by these two females to give over his car said Detective Mario Guerrero who is investigating the Then they drove him to an unknown location and demanded When he told them he had they made him give them his The women then drove to Zhinins house and ransacked reports They allegedly took they found at the home and drove Zhinin back to New Braunfels to a convenience police When the girls went Zhinin got disconnected a battery cable and got Guerrero The police got a good description of the two women and were looking for but had not found them until a second incident was reported Tuesday about 2 The report on the Tuesday incident was not available by press time tod Guerrero said the incidents were still under countysFather of Conservation dies V Rudy Primer is sworn in Reimer swdfrjf in as trustee Rudy at tending his first board meeting as representative of took the oath of office and made his presence felt with a fe pointed In g motion to pay the con Reimer caught a discrepancy in figures between tfie memorandum that explained what was to be paid to the four contractors and the figures in the actual The difference turned out to be a clerical In other business dealing with construction trustees agreed to hire Charles MeKerrall a civil as construction will have eight con struction projects going at the same time with six different We need someone to Tide herd on all of Superintendent Charles Brad Jjerry explained after the f The architects can inspect i things on a weekly but with need this going an we someone inspecting The board had discussed hiring a construction supervisor before any building but allow Bradberry to fulfill that function until school The superintendent also mentioned the present lawsuit the school district has had to file to get in damages from a previous construction project on New Braunfels Middle An architects firm simply cant be here guarantee the job is being done right when you have this much going Bradberry also men tioned Comal ISD and Seguifl ISO were also looking for someone to fill a similar McKerralls salary is stil in but Bradberry said the very most that would be paid would be per The contract with MeKerrall will last only fourfive months See Page Herman Blankv known ass the father of soil conservation in Comal died A wellknown area he served on the ComalHays Guadalupe Soil and Water Con servation District board of directors for 44 years Blank had received statewide recognition for his leadership in the field of soil and water He was one of the first supervisors appointed to the board by Coke Stevenson in Blank served as chairman of the board for 39 He was selected as the Outstanding District Supervisor in Texas in 1959 and was named Outstanding Con servationist by the regional district in Of the districts many Blank was especially interested in flood control and conservation He was instrumental in getting a bond issue passed which provided funds for flood control structures in the He served on the Texas Governors Committee to help guide the states soil and water conservation Blanks friends said that he was dedicated to the conservation of this countrys natural resources and he practiced conservation on his own ranch near In Blank began working with Southwest Texas State College in its teacher Working with head of the Agriculture Blank was in strumental in getting more con servation education into the curriculum of the college and the public schools of When the State Associatin of SCD supervisors organized an education Blank was one of its first Blank also served as consultant to Blanco and Bastrop county Soil Conservation Districts and farmers in the area in a stuy program to provide ideal con servation demonstrations for the public schools of the He was elected to the Producers Coops first board of directors in 1944 and served on thhe board for 32 After working for the formation of the city of Garden Blank was elected to the first city He served as an alderman from 1972 to Blank took part in the creation of the Bracken Volunteer Fire Department and served on the board of directors for 17 Blank served on the Texas Governors Committee to help guide the direction of state soil and water See Page 12A Herman Blank Kidnapped hostage released from Lebanon WASHINGTON AP The Benjamin one of seven Americans kidnapped in has been the Presbyterian Church said The churchs annoucement said the information about Weirs release came from his Carol Weir wasnt immediately available to amplify on the churchs We can now confirm that he is released and we nave no further said Dale Williams of the churchs New York a Presbyterian was kidnapped in Beirut on May He had been held the longest of any of the seven Williams did not say how Weir had received the information on her She said further details were expected White House both in Washington and traveling with President Reagan to a speech in New refused comment on the saying that they would Plans for Comal Fair parade are announced An actionpacked parade will highlight the 92nd annual Comal County 2529 Deadline for all entries in the parade will be noon For contact Brad and Sue parade The route will be on San Antonio Street beginning at HEB Food Store and ending at Prince Solms The which begins at 10 will be full of en including the clogging Hill Country Clowns from and the 4temo Wing of the Confederate Air Honorary parade marshall this year is 1985 America Junior Miss Vajterie who will be joined by parade marshall Comal County Sheriff Walter Canyon High Schools band is the honorary band for the parade while the Fort Sam Houston 5th Army Band also will play for the Bobbie Kay 1985 San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo will be part of the and the Con federate Air Force troops will fly their planes over the parade route between and 10 The CAF also will drive jeeps through the Lambda Psi Sorority will be driving a 1976 Corvette carrying New Braunfels Junior Miss for 1985 Mary Anna The National Guard of New Braunfels will have its Howitzer M109 tank at the the clogging Startsville Stompers will hoof their way down the street on the back of a flatbed Kids will enjoy seeing the Pink who will be riding in a convertible with representatives ot a local insurance There are more than 27 local and commercial entries for the while the Hochheim Prairie Farm Mutual Insurance will have a float paying tribute to the Texas Other floats will be provided by Fort Sam Kelly Air Force Base and Randolph Air Force carrying Miss Randolph 19851st Sherry who is an instructor pilot in the Representatives from area fairs and festivals are bringing the GiUespie County Fair the Luling Watermelon Thump float with Thump Queen Miss Kay Austin Aqua Buccaneer Days Celebration from Corpus and the LaVernia Bluebonnet with Miss LaVernia 1985 Angela Comforts Chamber of Commerce which features a rotating water wheel and will carry Miss Comfort Dawn princess Dana and duchess Dawn Sand Chisholm Trail Roundup Queen Shannon Nejtek will grace the Lockhart Chamber of Commerce float Stonewall Chamber of Com merce is bringing Queen Wendy Jenschke and duchesses Kelly Kother and Toy Brosch while Yorktown Chamber of Commerce will bring its Local school bands will perform and more than 20 school organizations are entered in the More than 30 local organizations are This the Comal County See Page 12A neither confirm nor deny Asked how Weir could be reached and how she learned of her husbands Williams She cannot be reached and 1 cant answer that I how she got her information until 1 find out Williams said the church of fices were the best place for in formation on On an anonymous caller to the Reuters news agency in Beirut said that Weir had been freed Peggy sister of another kid napped Associated Press Chief Middle East Correspondent Terry said a State Department official told her Weir had been released and had spent the weekend with his family in She said Robert who heads the State Departments office fighting told her Reagan would announce Weirs release at noon Oakley said Bens release was a positive sign for the said who lias been in the forefront of efforts to free the The other missing Amerinans and the datesmthey were kidnapped are William Em bass political Marc 1984 a librarian at the American University of the Lawrence a Roman Catholic David director of the American University May and Thomas dean of agriculture at the June Inside Todays weather Cloudy conditions with a 20 percent chance of rain continue through The high will be near 90 degrees with the low at 75 Tuesdays high was 92 degrees and todays low was 73 Dont forget Voters planning to vote in the 19 city bond election must be registered to vote no later than Voter registration can be done at the City Tax Office on Loop CLASSIFIED COMICS CROSSWORD DEARABBY DJATHS ENTERTAINMENT FOOD 811B 2C 2A 1C HORQSCOPE SPORTS STOCKS 6C 4A WEATHER 1ZA 2A
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