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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 19, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas Mew Braunfelsjexas December Hospice Tree of Lights On Divines patio at the Courtyard Shopping Center Volunteers on duty Monday through 4 to 8 Saturday 1 to 7 Sunday 1 to 5 Entertainment Schedule Hot and Dusty Band 2 First Protestant Church Bell Choir and at 4 Kinderchor and the Bavarian Village Band Closing ceremonies a Carolers from New Braunfels Presbyterian Church and supporters of Hospice New Braunfels Make a donation to Hospice New Braunfels and honor someone who Lights Up Your Bankers work against extortion AUSTIN AP In the past three months three Texas bankers wives have been abducted for in cluding one who was killed in San An and bankers are increasing ef forts to help possible extortion The Texas Banking Association always has held seminars to advise bank executives and their families on security precau said Chris the associations vice Were trying to get out and do more and more seminars and get out more Williston said the day two Kerrville brothers were arraigned in the latest hostage We try to get them to use good common he The statistics show they are indeed a target for these types of extortion at We try to make them more aware of their to use extreme caution in all dealings with the general Authorities theorize the recent ex tortion attempts may have been copycat crimes mimicking earlier Its the kind of crime that breeds on said Its one of those situations where people will follow to the letter news reports on how someone else tried to initiate or carry through the The latest Gay freed herself and walked to safety Tuesday night from a wooded area outside Kerrville where police said an armed kidnapper had left her tied up after demanding The kidnapper failed to show up at the Kerrville drop about 90 miles northwest of San where her a bank vice was told to leave the who is seven months wasnt After making the ransom a skimasked abductor took Haufler but left the couples 4year old daughter in the FBI agents found her hiding under the You had one in We had one here in San which was a tragedy because the lady got And we had this one in Its a possibility they are but theres nothing to indicate FBI agent Pat Cowley said in a telephone interview from San An In Police Jim Andrist said officers would look for possible links to the Kerrville Whether there is or we dont he They could be three separate incidents copycats whove seen the publicity In the paper and decided to give it a On Kay wife of Inter First Bank chairman Robert was tied up in her home by a gunman who forced his way in after posing as a flower The gunman called Lane at the bank and demanded but never showed up at the drop After the gunman Lane managed to free called her husband and told him not to pay the No arrest has been Aridrist although Austin police continue to track In San Antonio on Rebecca Jo wife of Castle Hills Na tional Bank president Frank was shot to death in her home by gunmen who had demanded what police called a large amount of money from her husbands The men in this Incident also posed as flower Lesley Lee and John Lawrence were arrested a few days later and charged with capital Williston says the number of in cidents this year is higher than but he said Texas does not necessari ly have a higher rate of extortion than other Texas has more so its like ly it has more Williston Star followers Two wee kings of Seele Elementary talk about following a star during rehearsal of Three Wee Kings which will be presented tonight at Seele Elementary at The show is Holiday Schedules New Braunfels City Hall New Braunfels ISO LESLIE IONG performed by the schools fifth graders and Janie It is open to the New Braunfels City Hall will be closed Christmas Christmas New Years Eve and New Years There will be no trash pickup any of the four New Braunfels and employees will leave Friday and return to school and work The tax office will follow the same Comal County Courthouse Local banks Comal County Courthouse will be closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day and New Years Eve and New Years New Braunfels Utilities New Braunfels Utilities will close at 4 Friday and will be closed all day Christmas Christmas Day and New Years Comal ISO All nine campuses at Comal ISO will close Friday and will be closed through The tax office will close at 3 Friday and will be open from 8 to 4 on 30 and The tax office will be closed all day 1 and will reopen 2 at Tax office hours the month of January will be to 5 The 1985 school taxes on real and per sonal property are due by Texas Commerce Bank will close at 3 Christmas Eve and New Years Eye and will be closed all day on Christmas Day and New Years MBank New Braunfels Will close at 2 Christmas will be closed both Christmas and New Years and will be open all day on New Years New Braunfels National Bank will close at 3 Christmas will be closed both Christmas and New Years Day and will be open all day on New Years New Braunfels Savings and Loan will close Christmas Eve at 1 and will be closed Christmas Day and New Years will be open all day on New Years HeraldZeitung The HtnldZcltungwill close at 5 on Christmas Eve and New Years Eve and will be closed Christmas Day and New Years when subscribers will receive a mor ning Weather Texas Stars shone brightly over most of Texas early this morning as a dome of polar air settled deep into the state and a highpressure system hovered over the Brazos A light south wind tunneled enough moisture into San Angelo to give a layer of low but the rest of the state was the National Weather Service A warm front extended from east of Pampa and Lubbock to but the combined effects of clear skies and light wind allowed temperatures to plummet below freezing north of a line from Lufkin to Austin and Del At 4 Marfa was the coolest with 15 while at Brownsville it was a comparatively mild The forecast for North Texas calls for mostly fair skies tonight and part ly cloudy conditions Lows should be in the 20s and while highs should be mostly in the West Texas should be generally fair through Friday with lows in the teens and 20s and highs ranging from near 40 in the Panhandle to the 60s in the Big South Texas should be partly to mostly cloudy through Friday with a slight chance of Forecast North Texas Mostly fair Partly cloudy Lows tonight 24 to Highs Friday 42 to West Texas Generally fair through Lows tonight raid teens mountains to near 20 Panhan dle to near 30 Big Highs Friday near 40 Panhandle to 68 Big South Texas Partly cloudy north to mostly cloudy south with a slight chance Sunny to mostly cloudy south with a slight chance of rain Lows tonight in the 30s north to the 40s and near 50 Highs Friday upper 40s totnid 50s north and mid to upper 50s Port Arthur to Port OConnor Nor theast winds 10 to 15 knots tonight becoming north and northeast near 20 knots Seas 4 to 6 feet Partly cloudy Most ly cloudy Port OConnor to Brownsville North and northeast winds 10 to 15 knots North and northeast winds 15 to 20 knots Seas 4 to G feet Mostly cloudy tonight and Friday with a slight chance of light Extended forecast South Texas Partly cloudy with a slow warming trend Saturday and Sunday becoming fair and cooler Highs Saturday and Sunday in the low 60s to low 70s and in the up per 50s to upper 60s Lows Saturday mid 30s north to the upper 40s south and in ihe low 40s to low 50s WHEN YOU CAN HAVE WHATEVER YOU WANT OMEGA GOLD AND 7 iBidju iiiiif Exquisitely designed timepieces adorned with sparkling Handwoven mesh or braided Precise Swiss quartz Scratch resistant sapphire Round Oval Q OMEGA s KTHVKffB Annual Percentage Rate CAR LOANS LET US PUT YOU IN THE DRIVER S SEAT Note 1986 cars have already hit the Showroom If youre looking for ready cash to put a new car in your let RepublicBank Universal City steer you in the right direction with annual percentage rate financing on all hew cars for This is one of the best car loan rates to hit town in hurry Were ready 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