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Publication: New Braunfels Herald Zeitung December 11, 1985

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 11, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas 410    M053    10/22/86 TEXAS AMERICAN MICROFILM ATT: PETE SINCLAIR P.O. BOX 45436 DALLAS* TX 75245 NB soccer Sports wins sixth game See Plage 12A Comal River ......... 360    (up    10) Water Canyon inflow ........ 588 cfs (up 6) Canyon outflow ........ 750 cfs (same) Watch Edwards Aquifer  626 73 (down .01) Canyon Lake level 910.21 (up .06) All American gets Area hearing extension See below New Braunfels    Wednesday December 11,1985Herald-ZeitunfiNew Braunfels. Texas    Vol‘94 No 740 4m 25 Cents 34 Pages 3 Sections s tamale time, page 1BWoman gets ownership of Faust HotelStall writer A lawsuit disputing ownership of the Faust Motel was settled out of court Tuesday Just before a hearing on a temporary injunction against the new owner. Former Faust owner John H Roberts has dropped his (prest to set aside the sale of stock, restore himself to ownership, and be awarded damages. Roberts filed suit Nov. 6 against Gloria Giannini, who bought the business in October. A temporary restraining order was issued on Nov ii and on Nov 12, receivorship was granted and the hotel s former manager was called to run the business A hearing was to tx* held Tuesday on the issuance of a temporary injur tion against Giannini. The hearing also was to decided whether former manager Gary Catted would con tinue as manager until a lawsuit could tx* heard in District Court Giannini who is from Colton. Calif., was charged Nov 3 with felony theft over $20.(HK) after allegedly depositing a bad check into a hotel business account and later withdrawing a substantial amount of money from the bank “Mrs Giannini has taken posses sion of the hotel she will tie the pro prioress,’’ said Mitchell Rosenheim Roberts lawyer “Mr Roberts has fulfill!**! his obligations to get out and everybody s satisfied V Rosenheim explained that Roberts will pay the liotel’s payable accounts for August and September and through Get ii, while Giannini will tie responsible for the payable accounts for October and November The 44 year old Giannini is on pro batton in Oakland. ( alif where she was convicted on conspiracy to distribute counterfeit items, said New Braunfels Ut Helix Roque She also has been charged and released on bond in Alameda and I /is Angeles counties in California and in Weslaco for similar cases. Roque said Tornadoes injure 3 near Austin Out for a waddle GEORGETOWN (AIM At least three persons were injured after two rare December tornadoes roared from a stormy Central Texas sky as a cold front raced across Texas The tornadoes injured two children at a day-care center and a worker at a construction site Tuesday after noon The first tornado, reported Just before 2pm, touched down in a subdivision west of Round Rock before skipping over Interstate 35 and laying waste to a rural area i>etween Round Rock and Georgetown A construction worker was injured when a storage trailer where he sought refuge was blown down an embankment. Two children suffered minor in juries from flying glass when a se cond tornado damaged the Rabbit Hill School northeast of Round Rock About 40 students and teachers at the day-care center escaped injuries by scurrying under a stage in a gym nasium moments before a tornado demolished the building “God was watching over us," said David Williamson, assistant director of the school "All the children are fine Two of them suffered cuts, but they were treated right at the school." Williamson said he looked out a window on the south side of the school and saw the cloud, which he said was no more than IO yards away, moving toward him. "I started rounding the kids up and putting them under the school stage," Williamson said “The kids were scared, and they were screaming, but they did what they were sup Inside ?0ES SANTA CLAUS (AVE A TITLE OR A RANK? posed to. It hit as we were getting them under the stage Then I heard the metal being ripped from the building “It was loud, but it didn't sound like a freight train,” he said "It was over quickly, but that sound of the metal being ripped away was enough to last a lifetime." The second tornado continued northward and damaged about 12 homes in a subdivision southeast of Georgetown Several roofs were torn off, walls on some homes were caved in, and a number of cars were damaged, according to Georgetown Police Sgt Kevin Stofle. No one was Injured, he said Tornadoes are "extremely rare” in December, according! to Jim Dugan of the National Weather Service at nearby Austin. The twisters were the first recorded in the Austin area during December, he said John and Jenne Reese were at their trailer home near Georgetown when it was destroyed "We made a beeline for the front ditch I was in my underwear and she got in and I fell on top of her," John Reese said. Jenne Reese, said that as she lay in the ditch, “I said ‘Is it over yet? Is it over?’ "He said no, he said, The house is gone,’" she said "I thought we were goners, so I told him I loved him, and that was it.” "There’s a lot of ‘ifs,’" said Jenne Reese "If I hadn't come home for lunch, if I hadn’t looked out the window at that time I guess what they say is true There but for the grace of God " Today's Weather Expect more cloudy and cold weather through today and tomorrow with temperatures dropping tonight to the low 30s The high for today is expected to reach in the upper 30s or 4o degrees There is a 50 percent chance of rain today decreasing to 30 percent tonight CLASSIFIED     6    9B COMICS    2C CROSSWORD    IC DEAR ABBY    SC HOROSCOPE    SC OPINIONS     4A SPORTS    12-14A WEATHER    3 A Cheer Fund 14 chopping day* to Christmas Another $105 plus some toys and food were added to the Cheer Fund Tuesday, bringing the fund’s cash total to $1,085 56 The fund, however, falls somewhat short of the $3,005.05 the community raised by this time last year There’s only a few days left, and donations are needed to feed 200 families this year Tuesday’s donations were made by banda Garden Club. $15; Mr and Mrs R H Givens. $25; Cecil Fortson Family, $10; Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Johnson. $25; Martin and Mayme Schroeder, $25; anonymous gifts for $5 and groceries, and more groceries from M C Grisham. The Herald Zeitung encourages the community to bring its taxdeductible donations or non-perishable food items by its offices at 186 S. Casten. Those who cannot come to the office, call 625 9144 iiiliMfe-.    ji    >    I1 A duck takes a walk in Hinman Island park where no man would go Today's rainy and cold weather kept most people inside. OfXYtCtANlK Mf PAI!) /Fit UNG leaving the outside world to braver animals. like ducks. Ex-deputy gets probated sentence •y DEBBIE BALBACH Staff writer A former Comal County sheriff s reserve deputy has t»een placed on probation for six months, in conner tion with a shooting incident involv ing three Garden Ridge boys in Dc tober David lx*e Owens of Route 20, Box 5181) 4. San Antonio, pleaded no con test in court Wednesday to reckless conduct He was sentenced to 180 days in jail The sentence was pro bated He was also fined $l.uoo and ordered to serve no horns in com mumty service restitution Owens had worked as a reserve deputy for less than two years before his arrest and removal front the force in mid-October He was in dieted for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon «a felony/ by the Comal County Grand Jury last month County Attorney Hill Reinter said his office was asked to handle the case by District Attorney Bill Schroeder "We felt reckless conduct a misdemeanor offense was more in line with the act," Reimer said W»*driesday The DA s office seem ed to have no quarrel w ith that ’* A sheriff’s report stated the alleged incident occurred Get 12 in a pasture near Owens' house in Garden Ridge The boys ages 9, ll and 12 said they were popping firec rackers in the pasture when they saw Owens fire a gun three times They stated the bullets threw up dirt about five to seven feet away from them Owens told law enforcement of fleers he heard some shooting in a field behind his house and thinking the shots were coming from hunters he fired three rounds from his 357 Magnum into a tree stump After the shots were fired Owens said he saw some kids run out of the brush He said he was not shooting at the boys, but added the tree stump was in line with the area the kids ran from No one was injured in the shooting incident However, a complaint was filed by a next door neighbor follow ed by Owens arrest Sheriff Walter Fellers also took away Owens commission as a reserve deputy, and removed him from the force Pipeline gets hearing continuance By til ll a* THOMAS Staff writer After an all-day hearing on Goodyear’s All American Pipeline application to operate a crude oil pipeline from McCamey to Webster, the Texas Railroad Commission rut ed Tuesday to continue tile hearing Jan 14.1980 Out of the approximately 200 observers at the hearing, about 50 people spoke against All American’s proposed route which will bring California heavy sulphured crude to Texas Some of the persons represented groups of thousands of citizens The majority, including Beck Ranch Property Owners Association in Comal County, protested the pipeline's traversing the Edwards Aquifer recharge zone Saying that All American had reneged on its promise not to cross the aquifer and had never completed an environmental impact statement on the Texas portion of the pipeline. Kathleen Ciliski, representing the Beck Ranch group asked the RRC to deny the permit At least three parties requested the continuance, including the Edwards Underground Water District, the Texas Water Commission and a U'.vyer representing a few Hays County landowners who had attemp ted to fight the pipeline s surveyors coming on their property Dan Moods Jr the lawyer for All American wanted no continuance and said his company was ready for the evidentiary hearing to begin im mediately However opponents pointed out that two witnesses that they had re quested depositions from Roger Williams president of All American, and Ron limn vc e president had not been deposed and were not pre sent Also much of the technical in formation including an em nonmen tai assessment by All American, had just become available during the four day s of depositions last week, and no one had had time to have other ex perts analy ze the reports Requests for continuance by Dick Terrel Brown the lawyer for the Hays County residents, asked that the evidentiary hearing be put off un til the the railroad commission had gone through a rule making hearing This request w as denied The law that gave the RRC power to safeguard surface and subsurface water from pipeline pollution went into effect June 14 Senior Oil Examiner Sandra Joseph, who presided over the hear ing also denied the Texas Water Commission's request for theeviden nary hearing to be put off until next See PIPELINE, Pa«e ICA ;

  • Bill Schroeder
  • Cecil Fortson
  • Dan Moods
  • David Williamson
  • Debbie Balbach
  • Dick Terrel Brown
  • Gary Catted
  • Gloria Giannini
  • Hill Reinter
  • Jenne Reese
  • Jim Dugan
  • John H Roberts
  • John Reese
  • Kathleen Ciliski
  • Kevin Stofle
  • Mayme Schroeder
  • Roger Williams
  • S. Casten
  • Sandra Joseph
  • Wallace Johnson
  • Walter Fellers

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Publication: New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

Issue Date: December 11, 1985

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