New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, October 18, 1985, Page 2

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October 18, 1985

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 18, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas New Texas October MAXWINKLER GEORGE ERBEN BETTY LOU RUSHING ED SC1ANTARELLI JAMES GOODBREAD VALDEMARESPIN02A Council members offer views on bond issue ByDANAOVERSTREET Staff writer Its almost time for the citizens of New Braunfels to cast their votes in the citys first bond issue election since Heres how the members of City Council feel about Saturdays million bond issue election George Erben Im certainly for the total bond I think there is a definite need in some areas and obviously there are some areas I feel more strongly about than Streets there is a definite need there and in the I would rather pay higher prices and have the fire protection and have a low key I think that periodic bond issues would be a good idea since it doesnt get so far out of hand especially since this is the last year for revenue Valdcmar Espinoza I think we should go through with it and hope everybody votes for it and it will We need it and although many areas are not it is going to help some areas of the And I think most people that have kept up with it think its needed and hope they and their area will get more in the Drainage is important we definitely need some drainage im provements on the west There are some areas that are pretty doggone If we dont pass this bond issue this next year for the same items is going to cost a lot James Goodbread 1 feel the bond issue is very Our town has gone since 1968 with no capital improvements and no bond issue and the financial situation is sound enough to handle a bond issue with no Some items are a little more necessary than like streets and Whenever you start getting water in peoples houses you have a drainage Pool cover and golf course will pay for Theres no way you can make a street pay for but any place thats we should have a user Its viable to have periodic bond but to make that we need this bond issue to play The past city councils have not owned up and accepted their responsibility and dropped this in councils lap and we accepted he would hate to see us wait another 15 years this same bond issue 10 years ago would have been Unfortunately the county is having a large tax increase and we recently OKd a bond issue for but people dont realize the smallest tax they pay is for the city they the one thats responsible for all the Betty Lou Rushing Growth is being forced upon us will be 79 percent by the year 2000 and this requires of us planned 3 men charged in burglary By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer Three New Braunfels men remained in the Comal County Jail today after being arrested for burglary of a building Bond for Steven Rod Woods and Scott Harlow was set at each by Municipal Judge David Detective Juan Gusme said Crittenden DryWall and the local Shiner and Pearl beer distributorships each reported burglaries to police Thursday Theyre all under the same and we took the last report at Gusme About two hours one of the victims saw the subjects walking down the railroad tracks with what he believed to be his Gusme said Detective Mario Kevin Clayton and patrolmen Tony Cell and Russell Bell made the An undetermined amount of tools and consumable goods were taken in the From what weve been able to almost everything taken was Gusme But some of the consumable goods were conr Man sentenced in sexual assault A man charged with two counts of sexally assaulting a 3yearold girl was sentenced to 20 years in prison Sidney Franklin Smith of 230 Caddell Lane was found guilty on July 26 by a Comal County His sentence was decided Thursday by 207th District Court Judge Robert Both counts of sexual assault allegedly occurred on But during his trial last Smith took the witness stand and denied any sexual contact with the His Mark asked Did you ever touch her down in her panties Smith said no in the In a taped confession to police on which was admitted as trial Detective Ray Douglas asked Smith the same His reply was I didnt mean to do Weather Texas Flash flood producing rainfall drenched western portions of North Texas early prompting the National Weather Service to issue flash flood warnings for several counties and a flash flood watch for a vast About seven inches of rain fell at Abilene during the flooding streets and overpasses and leaving traffic at a virtual All travel in the area was the National Weather Service Street flooding was also reported at Midland and numerous highway and roads were under varying amounts of water over a vast area of western portions of North Texas at Forecasts called for the rain to slack off during the but forecasts called for showers and thunderstorms over most of the A flash flood warning was in effect in Throckmorton and Jones Extensive flooding was reported on 277 in southern Jones County at Flash flood watches covered most of the western third of North Showers and thunderstorms covered much of the Edwards southeastern sections of the Panhandle and the South Skies were cloudy over most of the rest of the state with the exception being far West Texas where skies were Forecasts called for rain and thunderstorms across North Texas today and a few lingering some of them in West Lows tonight will be in the 50s and 60s with a few readings expected in the lower 80s in South TexasHighs Saturday will be mostly in the 70s and Early morning temperatures were mostly in the ranging from the 50s in the Panhandle to the 70s in South Extremes ranged from 48 at El Paso to 80 at Corpus Other early morning temperatures around the state included 57 at 63 at Wichita 74 at Fort 75 at 73 at 76 at 75 at San 78 at Houston and 65 at San 58 at Lubock and 60 at Midland and 48 at El Forecast North TexasRain and thun derstorms likely all sections decreasing from the west on Lows tonight 60 west to 68 Highs Saturday 76 west to 83 West TexasPartly cloudy tonight through Saturday with scattered afternoon and evening thun Highs Saturday mid 60s north to the mid 70s south except low 80s in Big Bend Lows tonight mid 40s north and far west to the upper 50s low 60s Big Bend South TexasPartly cloudy to mostly cloudy tonight and Saturday with a chance of Did you buy a Term policy just to invest ihe difference You didnt need With a Southwestern Lile VISION Universal Life policy you can protect your life and receive the benefit of com petitive interest at tne same Plus you can design your policy so the premium vanishes Your premiums go directly into yqur VISION cash value Your cash values immediately accrue high taxdeferred inter est And youi interest is guaranteed at rates indexed to Call Henry Western Life representative in New Braunfels Henry Martin 352 Landa New Texas 78130 6252343 B People With It will save in the long run if we recognize and address our problems now it will save our quality of We are a conservative council and weve demonstrated that by fighting for and granting the homestead We have the lowest tax rate in cities our size and weve been able to tmaintain that tax We are very conservative with the tax but we must look to the It has been my contention that we must institute a program of user fees wherein we can guarantee to the taxpayers that adult users will pay for the privelege of using our rather than expecting the taxpayer to subsidize and this will Ed Sciantarelli I think the voters in New Braunfels are very intelligent people and look forward to them making educated decisions about the I think certain areas that need to be addressed are being addressed in bond issues are viable people are much less objectionable to small And voters that are concerned wont get tired they will continue to express themselves and the nonconcerned citizens dont voe no matter what magnitude is we need to develop a plan first of all that is our big We were offered a master plan and that has been set aside for a long We need a plan much like the utilities is they have a working plan laid out for 10 years for organized Thats one of my main Im in full favor of user fees they need to be addressed more than they have We as a city need to provide recreation for our children a healthy environment for Adults should pay as they If the city proviceds adult the adult needs to pay for Max Winkler We came up with big numbers and have chiseled them down and we have had more than a hundred people working on a variety of committees and I think weve really sifted this thing down to what really we need over the next five to 10 All of a sudden we were just slapped in the face with drainage and street problems and city hall and every time we got with recreation people we heard about were really playing I like the idea of periodic bond issues after 10 years on council with an administration that was more I do think that even with a bond issue and our tax rate increased by 12 we will still be one of the lowest Polls will open at 7 Saturday and will be open until 7 in each of the four district polling places District Lone Star School District First United Methodist Church District New Braunfels Presbyterian Church and See Page 9A Wife gets probation in hindering arrest By LILLIAN THOMAS Staff writer A New Braunfels woman was given a oneyear probated sentence and a fine after being convicted of hindering the arrest of her Jeanette wife of Javier was sentenced by a one woman jury in county courtatlaw The incident allegedly occurred when warrant officer Bob Richard son went to the Ortiz residence May 20 to serve a warrant for Ortiz arrest on a weapons Ortiz allegedly told Richardson that her husband was not home and starting pushing the warrant officer when he attempted to enter the house and search for Richardson testified at the Ortiz was found hiding in a he and came quietly after he was on probation for attempted had his probabtion Since the weapons charge was dismissed against Ortiz and the Ortizes filed a civil case in district court for damages against Warrant Officer Bob Sheriff Walter Fellers and the The complaint against Ortiz was filed by Richardson May 31 the civil case was filed June After Ortizs guilty verdict came County Attorney Bill Reimer In my the civil action was filed for leverage on the criminal and this judgment totally supports the countys and Richardsons To prove hindering an we did not have to prove that she had pushed and shoved the Reimer Lying to the officer who came to serve the paper was Ortiz testified that the warrant was not shown to her until after her husband was taken into She denied her husband hid in the closet or that she had even touched the officer and accused Richardson of pushing her and making her Richardson testified he told Ortiz that she needed to get her husband to come into the sheriffs office to be served with the When the suspect did not show Richardson waited 15 minutes and went to the He knocked at the front When no one he went to the back door and when he knocked the door opened and he went assistant county attorney Ron Prichard According to he handed her the warrant there and she read But then she told the officer that her husband was not at but at Richardson then tried to go past See Page 14A tteraldZfltung USPS 377880 If you have not received your paper by Tuesday through Friday or by call 6259144 or 6581900 by 7 and 11 Published Sunday morning and Thursday and Friday afternoon by New Braunfels Herald Publishing 186 New TX Second class postage paid at New Braunfels Herald Publishing 186 Castell New TX Dave Kramer Susan Editor Claude Shirlene Thornton Office Manager Sandi Cheryl Don Avery Circulation Manager Carol Avery Photocomp Foreman Gus Foreman Patricia YznagaKing City Editor Wanda Lasater Kaleidoscope Editor David Editor Subscription Rates Includes applicable sales tax Carrier delivery in Blanco and Kendall Counties 3 6 one delivery outside Comal In Texas 3 months 6 one year Mail outside Texas 6 one year Postmaster Send address changes to Drawer New Fall Tradein Days Bring in Your Old Light Fixture and Receive 50 off any New Light 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