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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 24, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas lab arrests Page destroys familys Page 3 New Braunfels AV New Texas 37 Zcitunc One 12 Pages Tuesday February 25 Cents Stariimtisch Anyone interested in obtaining one of the several a dog and a horse found in a dilapidated residence near Bulverde last week can contact Olan Elliott at Comal County Sheriffs Department by calling A horse with not sogood a dog trapped inside a house for Lord knows how long and a variety of cats with personalities all their own will be given away in the case of the possibly Speaking of the one pictured below is the actual fish caught by Bruno Elbel 25 years ago out of Lake Dunlap and re counted in Remember When last The man pictured holding the monster catfish is Werner who is a bit older and chubbier in 1987 but looks a lot better than the catfish by Bruno called Werner on that chil ly morning and youve caught a lot of But 1 want you to come I do believe I have caught one 1 want you to Werner had heard of someone else that same day who reportedly had found a 106pound catfish floating in the same obviously the victim of one too many successful thefts of highcalorie Tickets for Circle Arts Theatres production of And a Nightingale Sang are on sale at Krauses The play in San Antonio Lit tle Theatre February 27 is the com panys entry into Texas Nonprofit competition for statewide This is A public hear ing will be held beginning at 10 March in Comal Com missioners Courtroom to consider setting the speed limit for the entire length of Marbach Street in the community of Proposed is a top legal speed of 30 miles per All interested persons are in vited to attend or contact Commis sioner Neil Craigmile at 6205501 before the hearing Sundays edition of the HeraldZeitung included a story an nouncing Jacquelyn Jackie Schneider as a candidate for the New Braunfels ISO board of trustees District 5 The story incorrectly stated Schneider does not think the school district should commit to thought and Schneider actual statement With the economy fluctuating as it is at the 1 do not think our school district should commit itself to tremendous expansion without a great deal of thought and The HeraldZeitung regrets the er The Menu POUCE PlMtOfraplMr The pilot and passengers of this private helicopter were not seriously injured when their crafts landing rail bepame stuck in mud Sunday and flip ped the copter on to its side at Sizzlin Steakhouse off IH35 passengers survive helicopter mishap Sunday By DAVID MAY Staff Writer Two passengers iqa take off in an open field 1 wereslightly injured day afternoon when one of the landing rails became stuck in the causing the craft wf tip An eyewitness to the neartragic event said debris scattered all over the area when the propellers repeatedly struck the shooting mud and blade parts like somebody was throwing The copters Udo sustained a minor cut to the back of while his Danny received a cut over his Selfs wife escaped None of the all Austin required transfer to the hospital for examination or They were attempting to depart for Austin after having lunch at the Stzzler Steakhouse in the 800 block of Interstate 35 They had landed the craft in a field owned by a neighboring apartment complex adjacent to the New Braunfels Police jimmy Castillo and Of ficer Charles Olderburg cited Haufler for an aircraft in an unauthorized area without a per mit or a misdemeanor offense carrying a maximum fine of Also cited were helicopter pilots Michael Joseph Rice of KENSTV and Steven Eugene Tanner of both of San had ajso landed the broken quarter oj away In a residential hlnij the where some say the pilot has before to eat trying to keep it was said Fransiscb assistant manager on duty at the Hernandez and a customer rushed from the store to assist the helicopters The motor was still going and it was We had to tel the pilot about four times to shut it was kind of Hernandez We felt the ground shake a little They were a lucky It could have been a lot Store manager Tim Gulhan offered the injured men first aid inside the It could have been a lot Im just glad that it Guihan acknowledging that the helicopters crew eaten at the restaurant a couple of times Guihan praised EMS and Civil Defense per Page I Giese daughter We had no idea Property owners daughter says she has not seen her father for some but she and her sister will try to care for some of the animals found on their abandoned By SARAH DUKE Staff Writer The daughter of a man wanted in connection with an animal cruelty in cident surfaced Tuesday saying she and her sister had nothing to do with capturing the eight cats discovered trapped in an abandoned home near We had no idea that anything like that was going said Cheryl Giese about Comal County officials discovered a week ago that eight cats were kept in crude traps inside a rat infested Robert who owns the is wanted by of New Braunfels veterinarian Michael Doherty said the eight cats and one dog found in the house had eaten within weeks of the discovery but had not received any care for several Cheryl Giese said she and her Janice own property next to her fathers but they had never been inside the house and had no idea it was the site of animal She said she suspects so meone else has been coming on to the property to leave the trapped the Giese said she does not know where he father is living and has not seen him for some since he remar ried following her mothers My sister and I are the only ones left in the she Giese said she and her sister plan to destroy the small house that was found littered with I never thought someone would just come on the certainly dont want anyone else coming out getting on the she Both women live in San Cheryl Giese said she and her sister moved away from the Comal County residence after living their for more than 18 She said the women are planning to drive to the home nor thwest of Bulverde daily to care for the stray cats left She asked See Page Two N B residents die in weekend car accidents Two New Braunfels residents were fatally injured over the weekend in separate onecar traffic according to the Department of Public Killed were Giles Arthur Spr of Box in an accident just west of Seguin early Saturday morning and Rhonda of 217 early Fri day near According to a DPS Springstead was pronounced dead on arrival at Guadalupe Valley Hospital from head and internal injuries sus tained about Saturday when his 1977 pickup truck failed to negotiate a curve while eastbound on FM 78 about 2 miles west of The truck left the rolled and flipped over several throwing Springstead seatbelt lost control of her vehicle shortly after midnight Friday while travelling west on Texas 21 threetenths of a mile west of County Road Her truck left the road and struck a reportedly killing her In both the victims were the sole occupants of their County finds easy solution for health office get out of it By DAVID MAY Staff Writer Comal County Commissioners this week found an easy way out of their dispute with City of New Braunfels over the division of monies expected from the is suance of food handler permits hand over the entire Disagreement over a proposed 5050 split of food permit revenues stalled final agreements between the two entities for the operation of the CityCounty Health Depart ment after the city requested that it be relieved of its funding obliga With commissioners approval that the city be allowed to issue 40 day notice of contract termina the department will become the County Health Department on March when city funding The county had balked over the citys request for an even split of foodhandler permits because commissioners believed that more than half of the duties in volved with administration of the program would be borne by the I dont even know why we are in That is all their County Judge Fred Clark said at commissioners meeting The county does not require per Our interest is to let them run that We are not going to participate because the county is not in a position to subsidize the ci Clark New Braunfels Budget Director Court Thieleman confirmed the mutual The county will no longer provide any adminstrative support as of See Page 2 NB sign control measure receives public reading By DAVID MAY Staff Writer A more compromising crowd than at past meetings on sign control heard New Braunfels City Council Monday night approve a first reading of a proposed ordinance that would amortize portable signs and regulate on premise With Precinct 2 council member Loraine Kraft the rest of the council unanimously approved the first following a public hearing held before a packed with modifications to the section regarding por table signage expected before the next meeting March Council did not publicly respond to comments made concerning offpremise sign set at but which would effectively allow a sign every along or to the regulation allowing one free stan onpremise Several members of the business community criticiz ed council for the ordinances approach to portable Section 18A5 of the ordinance states that at the time the ordinance took no new portable signs would be allowed while such existing signs would be per mitted contingent upon registering the sign annually at a cost of Those permits would not be transferrable should the owner sell his property and removal of a por table sign would thereby be amortized or prohibited from being replaced if it is otherwise against the Council member Barbara a supporter of strict sign control who has spoken out previously advocating bans on portable signs said that New Braunfels tourist industry is going to suffer in the long run U strict sign regulations are not enacted We are going to see a lot of tourists go somewhere else where there is more of an aesthetic We are wrecking the natural beauty of our Tieken it seems ironic we have taken an or dinance advisory committee proposed handed it city shirked our councils have watered it down so much that I can not support it and wajnt to amend and adjust it one more Mayor Ed SciantareUi drew 9 round of applause from many in attendance when he said in My con cern is particularity when government has become sub My concern is particularly when govern ment has become subjective instead of objec You say there are a lot of people who dont like billboards and dont like portable there were a lot of people who didnt like blacks and didnt like Its the same when you change the laws from objectivity to Ed SciantareUi NB mayor jective instead of You say there a lot of people who dont like billboards and dont like portable there were a lot of people who didnt like blacks and didnt like Its the same when you change the laws from objectivity to SciantareUi and other members of including James GoodJwead and George also voiced con cern with the ordinances restraint of portable sign City Attorney Barry Moore said staff approached the provisions regarding portable signs with the consensus that council wanted a ban on such He said the city of Round Rock recently banned portable signs without grandf athering those already in He told council that a lower district court in San An tonio had ruled that such a ban was although that case was on feel federal court cases already heard uphold the citys right to prohibit portable Moore said Harvey who is partner in TriCounty Sign said council was in effect unfairly running bis company out of business and said that compensation from the city I dont feel like a couple of eoyncU should decide whether or not j stay in it is not fair and that is not your job as The more I talk about the more upset 1 stated SjCheei in
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