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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 19, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas                                Texas Rangers page 9 Scrapbook Page 6 New Braunfels New Texas 34 lZtituno One 14 Pages Thursday 25 Cents February Stammtisch Tf Texas Agricultural Extension Ser vice and Coldwell Banker Tillman Tillman Realty will sponsor a seminar on how to go about buying a home from 7 to 9 in Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerces Honors Unlike buying a admis sion to the seminar doesnt cost anything but two hours of your You can call 6295959 or 625 9178 to register Its a buyers market out prospective so sharpen your edge if youre in the The South Texas Organization of Polio Survivors will meet this Sun day at 2 in Encino Park Com munity which is located at 1923 Encino which is about two miles north of Loop 1604 on 281 San Officers will be elected for this organization that supports polio victims who continue to face the effects of their For more call Martha Clayton at 512 The Menu A cult or jUSt cruelty The BulverdeSpring Branch Emergency Medical Service will hold its annual meeting at March at the EMS building on 281 at Texas One of the big things theyll do then is elect officers for the coming including two threeyear terms and one Slate comprises Patrick Susi Michelle Viki Mincemoyer and Philip Membership must be current for 1987 to allow you to which can be accomplished by pay ing dues before the voting The public is invited and anyone who wants to know more about a firstrate rural EMS organization should New Braunfels pavement meaning our citys Runn ing came home from Seguins Valentines Day 10K race last week with the following good stuff Meredith Patterson 1st overall in womens division Joan Wissmiller 1st in the 50 yearold and older Fer nando Guiterrez 1st in the 40 and older Lee Brandt 3rd in the 40 and older along with consistently fine hoofers Court Thieleman Ray Koehn Loddie Roeder David Smith and Bill Holden These and other runners will gather almost every weekend to participate in events across the If you are nterested in learning more about running and the New Braunfels Running Club is your contact the fleetfooted President Keith Maxwell at More kudos for our resident psychiatrist and John who commits Emotions every Sunday in this Newspapers being what they its fortunate Walker is available in our columns for our own sake as well as for our But Harold Baettteker of New Braunfels writes to say Walkers advice column is one of the best features of our comparable to the works of Em inett Sig Charles Fillmore and Emile Distinguished in case you didnt know and dont read in such illustrious But if you you know to read Walkers After a tough week of newspaper some of us sure charged with mans death By DAVID MAY Staff Writer The brotherinlaw of Kenneth Car gunned down in the doorway of his Northcliffe residence last was arrested Wednesday night in San Antonio and charged with the mans John is in Guadalupe County jail on one count of first degree Bond was set at address is the brother of Carrolls wife Guilliams was apprehended Wednesday evening by officers with the Repeat Offenders Program in San Antonio at the residence of another located in the 500 block of Cibolo Street on the citys Authorities had originally thought the returning home on the afternoon of surprised an in truder burglarizing the Kenneth had been shot once in the face by a shotgun and then stabbed once in the according to a report from the Bexar County Medical Examiners The mans who reportedly ar rived at the residence only moments before her husband and had gone to the rear of the said she heard the shot and ran inside the house to see her husband lying on the floor and a black male suspect fleeing the scene in the The statements that were originally given ended up hampering us in our Guadalupe County Sheriff Melvin Harborth said this There were a number of small things that didnt stack up and the womans story changed after ques tioning her a couple of Har borth I feel fortunate that our investigators put the time into their work that they did and feel we have a real good Investigators have been unable to recover the shotgun believed used in the The couples found the next day in San has been checked for fingerprints See Page 2 DERYL Photographer Comal County Animal Control Warden Olen Elliott displays one of several sick and neglected cats found in a rural homestead near Bulverde Officials at the scene of what appears to be a den of animal cruelty say they have never seen anything like a dog and a horse were allowed to starve and live among large Rotting crushed cages and a tale of mysterious women in strange makeup mark this story that has left in vestigators wondering in vir tual Sheriffs deputies arrest assailant in S A Deputy Milton Willmann said the animals that are too sick to survive the ordeaJ will be This is something Ive never seen Willmann said while looking through the sheds outside of the More traps were found in the but officials will in vestigate this Willmann and Elliott were acting on a search warrant issued Wednes day Sheriffs officials are searching for Robert the owner of the Elliott said the houses tenant has not been seen near the property for Willmann said he plans to See Page 3 By DAVID MAY and SARAH DUKE Staff Writers The man erroneously released last Friday by Comal County jail officials was reapprehended yesterday in San Antonio by sheriffs deputies after an informant provided information on the mans Back in custody and awaiting transfer to Texas Department of Cor rections is Edmund Gacconet had his parole revoked on an earlier felony charge of burglary following his misdemeanor convic tion of assault after allegedly break ing the stock of a caliber rifle over his female housemates Kent Newman of the Comal County Sheriffs Department said Comal County officers arrested Gac conet about 2 Wednesday at an Alcoholics Anonomous building in San We had a call from San a tip that he was in the Newman Newman said Deputy Mike Gumpp and Deputy Mike Richardson were put on this case and alerted to pay attention to Gacconet was ar rested without he Newman said the officers went to San Antonio Wednesday because they had reason to believe Gacconet was People had been in con tact with he It was reported to us that he was See Page 3 By SARAH DUKE Staff Writer Comal County officials have discovered eight some near in roughly made cages inside a home crowded with debris nor thwest of Bulverde this The ratinfested home also appears to have been used for some sort of cult and officials said most of the animals found will have to be A dog found on the site appears to have subsisted by eating rodents he caught in the A horse in poor health also was found on the pro Olen the countys animal control saved six cats from their traps and plans to continue the search or more cats in piles of newspapers and trash littering the abandoned I dont see how anyone could do something like this to an Ive seen some weird but Ive never seen anything like Elliott said as he picked his way through piles of Outside the at least 10 cats roamed the cluttered yard and junk One cat was trapped in an aban doned station wagon with crates tied over the Elliott said ap parently the animals had not been fed for Elliott could not reach all of the cats trapped in the house because of piles of He said he ex pects to find more trapped under the debris in the house filled with the stench of rat A horse was found in a pen behind the Elliott said the horse ap peared to have suffered The horses hooves had not been trimmed for about two said volunteer Mark A dog was trapped inside the house that was also overrun by Elliott loaded the 10 cats and the horse into traps and took them to the Creek View Veterinary Sheriffs Restaurant owners declare Chapter 11 Its business as usual at Rositas two local Mexican foods restaurants even though owners Roy and Mary Alice Hernandez have fUed for pro tection under Chapter U of the federal bankruptcy Were filing tor time to re organize said Mary Alice Hernandez this A petition was filed in San Antonio Bankruptcy Court on 5 by a Houston A court clerk said notice will be sent to Rositas creditors for a first I dont have any information as of said Mary Everything stays the same the doors wUJ be We are not planning to sell and we dont want to close the Rositas opened U years ago at 124 US Last the restaurant ex Thats when we came into Mary Alice ex plaining that the restaurants floor space more than doubled with the had picked up a lot of business when we opened the new but its m not she It neefe to Tbe Hernandezes recently opened a second Rositas on Interstate 35 at the Nomad Youth excels with his racket By TIM WAITS Staff Writer From Zimbabwe to Newks Ten nis 17yearold Byron Black has blossomed into one of the top junior tennis players in the It would seem as if Blacks ascension to the elite in his field has not been too long in the mak ing it has been 14 years Of perseverance and Ive always played and prac ticed every day since I was said At least a couple of His father Donald began tutor ing Black beginning when he could both run and carry a tennis racket at the same He didnt have a bad considering tfcat his father competed at Wimbledon in Ail the dedication has paid Black is expected to be ranked in the top 10 of the International Ten nis Federation later this year and finished last year at number Colleges from aM over the coun try are clamoring for Blacks ser including Southern the University of Texas and the University of Southern Little since next month 31ack will participate in the Pavis CUD championships and later on in tme yesr at the French and the Not the usual travel itinerary J8T M seniors ft Nevy Braunlels High Hes one of the top 10 kids in the country at Uw said a pro at Newks and djirectojr of the Com e Dxoeram there jgf 7PW SWflpWTO currently services 29 teenagers from several countries lies Unproved a lot SMI is 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