Friday, January 16, 1987

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 16, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas BOX 816423 TX Garden Page 3 Page 6 The 3 New Braunfels New Texas Zeituno 12 Friday January 25 Cents One 16 Pages L Cleanup competition Elizabeth Rodriguez of our fair ci ty has returned to school at Brigham Young University in Pro after appearing on na tional television as part of the BYU Cougar Band during the Freedom then at Disneyland and then at Knotts Berry Elizabeth is a freshman majoring in Spanish and She is the daughter of Robert and Mary of New of And while she is a Cougar she was a Unicorn before graduating in While at Mary attained a seat in the AllDistrict and AllRegion bands by playing well the flute and While our police departments budget has been in the news lately as being the city is advertising for bids to purchase four police patrol cars and one criminal investigation read detec tive Specs for the vehicles can be obtained from the city We think Corvettes or Laser XEs would be but we probably need the standard beefed up Opening of the bids is scheduled for 2 If you have never read the specs for a police you They just look Rudy a rather mesmerizing gentleman who liquidates merchan dise for businesses going out of will return to New Braunfels in the next week or two to do his thing for Jacob 180194 This may be a good time to do some afterChristmas shopping cause Rudy will bring in other mer chandise to add to Mendlovitz stock during the old timers may liquidated EibandFischer store some 15 to 20 years ago when that plaza merchant went out of Kahn says he always liked New Braunfels and will be here for a month or Of I hope to make a little he Jim and owner of ABC Pest Control reminds us of something that is comforting to There are no poisonous scor pions indigenous to the Hill The ones you might see are striped scorpions Centruroides which are not but which sting like a Which is to say they hurt big time Scor by the like to hide out in trash piles and piles of wood of any The little boogers like They dont climb very well and often will fall from high places they manage to get to at Since they need bathrooms are good places to be careful and on the Winter is a good time to be aware of these pests since theyll be looking for places to hang out wherein they can keep their little tails They arent as mobile when its Keep your place clean and dust places they might show Keep in mind New Braunfels has a lot of wood frame houses with crawl Tuper Wood will test for his black belt in karate 31 at Chris Lopez studio on San Antonio Were talking 20 rounds of full contact so if you are in terested in a good dont miss Tupers It beats watching the rain The New Braunfels Parks and Recreation Department is offering a hike up Panther Canyon on 24 at 10 The nominal fee for the trip is and parks officials say all experienced and novice are welcome to join the Call Mark Peltier at 6255818 for more The Menu RELIGIOUS San Antonio man falls off scaffold A 27yearold San Antonio man will undergo surgery today for an injury he sustained when he fell from scaf folding at General Portland Cement David De La Rosa of fractured his left leg in the ac cident that occured at A scaffolding broke and he said Herb Schneider of General He was inside a in side a Dee Buck of Buck Pottery and Virginia Hughes of Gruene both members of the Gruene Merchants take part in DERYL the local portion of the Keep Texas Beautiful campaign by picking up scores of stryofoam items from the grounds in Comal Countianshelp in search By DAVID MAY Staff Writer Authorities and volunteers sear ching for a San Antonio teenager missing since last Friday have asked for the assistance of residents in Comal County and surrounding areas to help locate the missing As people gathered this morning in drizzly weather to begin another days search of area ponds and a friend of the girls mother said Canyon Lake was a like ly place for the girl to have been left to presumably die of gun alledgedly inflicted by her step Eighteen yearold Deborah Suzette a senior at MacArthur High School has been missing since last Friday when her and her eight yearold sister were abducted from their San Antonio police detectives have determined that the girl has been possibly and is now feared Volunteers and in cooperation with local and county continued their search this morning of ponds and lakes in northeast and northwest sections of Bexar Ray an EMS techni cian and 13year veteran of the San Antonio Fire has been charged with sexually assaulting his eightyearold daughter and remains in Bexar County jail in lieu of a The child told alter be ing returned to her grandmothers house that her father kid napped She remembers hear ing gunshots and seeing her sister ly ing on the but still She was taken to a local hospital for examination alter telling police that Deborah Moberg he sexually assaulted Homocide detectives found definite signs of foul play at the scene of the Ray Moberg refuses to tell authorities what happened to his noncustodial The missing teen is described as being fivefoot threeinches tall and weighing about 100 She has wavy dark hair and was last seen wearing a light longsleeve sweater and blue The younger girl told police in vestigators she remembers her father taking them to an area where there was a large body of water and an open field with some cattails and telephone She was instructed by the man to stay in the Deb bies red Ford Mustang while he reportedly opened the rear door and dumped the The eight Page3 Wurstfest Association receives TRAPS award By DAVID MAY Staff Writer Perhaps New Braunfels Parks and Recreation Director David Whatley said it In New because of ist das leben That statement came at the conclu sion of a nomination submitted by which was solely responsi ble for the association receiving Texas Recreation and Parks Socie tys TRAPS 1987 Service Club An official from Wurstfest will ac cept One award at a presentations banquet to be held by TRAPS at its annual meeting in Calves ton sometime in The award cites nonprofit civic organizations for their contributions to community leisure services and It was a very pleasant Suzanne executive secretary for said of the announcement made this David Whatley submitted us without us knowing about it and we are very said the associations first fulltime She speculated Wurstfest President Clinton Brafldt will repre sent the association at the awards Schneider said De La Rosa is employed by a contractor perform ing yearly maintenance work at the 6yearold plant on Solms and Wald The man fell two and a half stories before landing on a wooden New Braunfels Fire Department rescue workers and Emergency Medical Service personnel transfer red De La Rosa to McKenna Memorial Hospital at Children injured in collision Thursday Two children were injured Thurs day afternoon when the pickup truck they were riding in was struck by another pickup on Hunter Road at According to New Braunfels James of Fischer was driving a 1979 CMC pickup on FM 306 toward Canyon Lake when he passed through the controlled His pickup hit the left front fender of a 1973 Ford pickup driven by Jo Ann of New Of the six persons in Spicers two were A 3yearold New Braunfels child was treated at the scene for bumps and while a 3monthold New Braunfels child was transferred to McKenna Memorial A hospital spokesman said the child was treated and released for minor in No citations were issued at the said John The traffic light on FM 306 at Hunter Road has been in place almost two Wommack vehicles on Hunter Road had to stop at a while there was no signal on the Both vehicles sustained moderate damage and were driven from the NBU directors agree hydro is worthy project N B City Council is less supportive By SARAH DUKE Staff Writer Members of the New Braunfels Utilities board of directors agreed Thursday despite opposition and escalating the Canyon Dam hydroelectric project is a chance worth Despite directors New Braunfels City Council members did not share in their praise of the during a joint council members questioned the details of a bond sale to finance the The if leaves NBU customers responsible for million in municipal bonds sold by the GuadalupeBlanco River When were doing something like I think we have to go out and take a chance if its a benefit for the people of our said Jesse NBU As the newest member of the NBU Gomez said he considers the risk in the cost and time estimates of the project to be While GBRA officials are asking for authorization to sell million in they could not guarantee that the project would not exceed the Flucuations in the river flow also determine the feasibility of the In times of little the proposed hydroelectric generating plant would not be pro fitable for NBU During heavy the project could save NBU customers hundreds of thousands of dollars compared to Lower Colorado River Authority energy NBU now receives power from The proposed project would serve as a supplemental source of supplying about 25 million kilowatts to NBU customers annual LCRA would remain the citys principal source of We dont know if its going to rain or if theres going to be a drought no one can tell you would like to know exactly what the project is going to but no one can tell you We have to take a Gomez I think were endeavor ing to do something I think it will work well or the people of the ci NBU attorney Tom Burrus said NBU has to put the bond resolution on the fast track to get it ready for March Interim financing for the project expires March NBU Manger Bob Sohn said the in terim which was an is suance of million in commercial has been good for the project because it has collected positive ar Before the bonds will be the bond resolution must be approved by the NBU and GBRA boards of direc The GBRA board approved the resolution last summer because of changes in market conditions and payment they will review the agreement Council members also will be ask ed to approve the bond resolution during The bond resolu tion includes a provision for NBU to opt out of the project if the plant is not completed by GBRA General Manager John Specht said he anticipates the plant going into operation in the latter part of 1988 based on everything going all He said construction can begin in Construction inside the which would interfere with the release from the would not begin until next he Certainly the project has ex calated in Specht Weve gone through about three or four years longer than we expected in the true of any construc tion You estimate the best you can using the best expertise the you Specht said the final costs will not be known until the bids for construc tion are He said the market is fairly hungry at this time and bids should be Sohn said he expects the bonds to sell at about a percent interest Jim GBRAs con said during a GBRA board of directors meeting earlier Thursday that the bonds might sell a little higher than that depending on the bond Specht said earlier Thursday that the decrease in interest rates slope last summer have offset any loss in revenue the river authority would have had because of new tax Council members have said that See PaSe 2