New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, April 17, 1987

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

April 17, 1987

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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 17, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas Cougars top track meet, Page 8A / The Asian clam attack, Page 5A New Braunfels New Braunfels. Texas £[ Friday April 171987 25 Cents Two Sections, 18 Pages rn I_ — WM, T 7 : T Easter influx packs Canyon parks I Stammtisch \ Okay There s this rope that < who-’ > walks into a bar and asks for a drink “I can't serve you You re a rope says the bartender Second bar, same result The rope slithers out onto the curb and ties itself up. winding into a tight ball with the ends sticking out It rubs the ends ragged on the concrete then goes into another tavern and says I d like a beer ” The barkeep says ’Wait a minute Aren t you a rope ” Nope " says the rope i'm afraid not (let it A frayed knot Hospice New Braunfels finds it necessary to advert is*- that the organization that provides counsel mg and direct services to terminally ill people and their families does not discriminate on the basis of sex race national origin handicap or age h or some reason this sounds silly Whether vou are old young blac k white or purple handicap ped male of female whatever the reason anyone would have to ti** a c bent of the hnspic e transcends any and all s*r u*i labels Their business after all is dealing with TMK com mon denominator of earth!) ex istence among human beings This is a fine organization that deserves as much support as we can give it Teen Conins lion has begun another I’rug I s«- In-ad Kind group Meeting Th until ay s from 7 to 8pm the first half hour of the session is open to arx age while the second half Is reserved for teens fetween I t and 18 III I>K will als*) provide a support group for those who have a drug problem or know someone with a problem Parents and concerned adults are welcome at the I >t Ilk sessions Vime t**pit s to tx- covered inc I ut Ie tvt»es of drugs and the ir effet ts and treatment options available hor more information about this wor thwhile program t all Teen » onnec twin at cjt*. .7J Ii iv at UU VS san Antonio Teens win* n«**-d a summer JU arui ti*- rn ones that comes with a job may t>e eligit)!*- tor the* \latno \rea i ouru ii of tiovermnents sum mer Youth h mplovmerit and I rain mg Program Appt it at ions are now being ac ce;) test an«1 the program starts Max I «q*en to economic ally disad v ant ages 1 m sc bool youth age*s it ii the program provides work and educational at fixities for an houri) wage of It > Teens 14 and 15 years old will work for iou flour' while those* I* and older will have a greater numtier of flours on the pro gram lf v<»u qualify or know st* rn es > ne whti d«a*s c*ontact a s*tiool counse*lor c*r I Mores (iuiuales 144 Clemens *>29 is4s New Braunfels Blat k Heritage .society queen t*on test ants will I* raising funds tot the group s scholarship fund The fund raising will culminate witll a dunce and ques*n coronation on .lune* it) t an didates ate* (tuxanne* \darus lh sponsored tty Maggie Adams Audrev McBride- IU sponsored by Billie Millett Y vet te* VS at se hi in sponsored fix Charles McBride Stephanie Millett IK sponsored bv Dennis Templeton anti Sherri I- r vin im sponsored bv Pave Millett Some of the pe-ople iii the- two pie lures were misidentified recently and Harold hopes this clears that up Ibis is the heritage soc let) s second .lunele-enlh celebration Kroger s store on I is Kl Elliott Knox Blvd will host an Paster Pgg Hunt beginning at K a in Saturday check it out The Menu BUSINESS ... 10A CLASSIFIED. .. ... 2-7B COMICS........ ....IB CROSSWORD . . . . 7A DEAR ABBY. . . . .. 7A OPINIONS...... ----4A RELIGIOUS FOCUS. 4A I SPORTS........ ...MA By SARAH DUKE Staff Writer Calling Raster weekend the Spr mg Break for the working crowd.” Reservoir Manager Jerry Brite said he expects from 80.000 to 100.000 people to visit Canyon Lake during the three day wc-ekend Brite said a number of campers already have invaded the parks sur rounding the lake and he expects more later today and Saturday Brite said he expects Sunday to be the most popular day at the late as picnickers join campers The let s-go camping weather and the near perfect lake conditions are promp ting area city dwellers to explore the more scenic lake surroundings. Im* s.iid And local business owners and river outfitters couldn't be happier at the prospect of a succesful season Texas Canoe Trails outfitter Betty Walls des* rifled Paster weekend as the Monday morning of the river business the first jolt of excitement after a four month break VY alls said with the river running as it is just less than I OU) cubic feet per second conditions art-ideal for tubing and rafting Outfit ters recommend p«*ople not go on the river rn rigid water craft such as * anoes when the river is running high hut VS alls said she doesn t an ttcipdte any problems with the river running at its current rate VS hue Canyon Lake and River Road likely will tie pa* ked with visitors and lot al residents enjoying the weekend New Braunfels By DAVID MA V Staff Writer A I mversal City man received his second indictment in as many mon tbs Wednesday from a Comal County grand jury that handed down a total of 11 indictments There were no reported sealed in dictments or no bills in the jury s monthly session conducted in the 22nd State District Court leonard Little 42 was indicted for the Jan 12 burglary of a non habitation at Canyon Lake Little was also indicted last month here for the Dec IK armed robbery of an elderly couple and their grandson in which he tied them up at gunpoint and loaded their car with valuables, including a pet parrot He remains iii Comal County jail on a SIU,out) bond on the Jan 12 incident businesses expect to get their share of the crowd Jan Hardin of the New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce said response to chamber adver tisements in magazines and major newspapers in the state has been tremendous if our weekend weather holds out. the summer should be great ” she said Pigures indicating visitors’ contributions to the local economy and a fIOO.UM) twin! or) Hit* Dc* IK charge Little who ha*- multiple per sonalilies according to I mversal Cl tv police was transferred here Jan 29 from Colorado County where he is also charged with theft When ar rested by C oIo r a d o County authorities Little was parked in a pickup with the parrot taken in the New Braunfels rotifer) He also has a September 19K* ccm v id ion of aggrav ated robbery in Hex ai County tither indictments returned in dude Jeffers Rodriquez for a Jan 2y robin*ry Arrested the same day he remains iii jail on a $10 UU) Urn*! Jose AB is*) Tristan Jr for the Pet) Ll burglary of a non habitation iii the I Oui block of VSest San Antonio See INDICTMENTS Page 2A last summer are not av ailable but Hardin said tourists pumped more than $52 million into the local economy in 19&5 She said that figure translates into about two million people VA alls said the local Paster crowd is usually between 80.oui to LIO OOO While Paster is the kickoff for the tourist season Memorial Day I-* usually busier with crowds of 150.000 to 800.000 people, she added Easter tends to be not quite as heavy as Memorial Day We see a lot of local people and San Antonio and Austin people come to the river after church on Sunday .” she said The after church river ride on Paster Sunday has become a ritual with a large number of people in Central Texas. Walls said While the river outfitter said Paster crowds usually are ‘ pretty controlled, ' U S. Army ( orps of Engineers officials warn water enthusiasts not to take safety for granted Brite said he and his three rangers will be hustling to keep up with the crowds expected at the parks around the lake He added they also will be relying on the Comal County Sheriffs Department for assistance J he sheriff's department is out They tell us they’ll be working The public should feel fairly safe but we don't tell anyone they should feel safe bec ause w ith that many people, anything could happen.” he said Brite warned visitors not to mix alcohol or drugs with water ‘One of our sayings is lyon t drown if ll rum your day That's kind of funny, but we take it very seriously Safety on the lake is our No I priority and drugs and alcohol use is the No I killer on the lake he said The reservoir manager said the prime candidate for drowning at the lake is a person between the ages of 15 and JO w ho has been consuming alcohol or abusing drugs ■ That's the most horrible part of our job is working a death or serious injury but we know we have to do it sooner or later ' he said Brite added that Cany on Lake is among a grow ing number of Texas lakes experiencing a decline rn drownings and injuries That s something he is proud of and said he wants to continue While law enforcement agents See INFLUX. Page 2A Scenes ike this will be common during ’he Easter weekend {Photo by Deryl Clark Outfitters offering^ park maintenance in lieu of user fees I B. DAVID WAY Stall Writer outfitter' along the Guadalupe River have t ailed New Braunfels city < oun* ii with an otter to voluntarily contribute toward the mamtainafHe of Cypress Bend Park rn ex*, hang** tor council > re j»•* lion of a U'er til* targeted at con* essionaires who us*- th** park a> a river exit i (Hindi appears to t*e biting Outfitters have offered to give th* * ity some $2 id" iii gifts to con turn** um:.*. the park without hav mg to pax a . > cent fee pet * ustOmer al lh* park Council April It tabled second reading if th* ordinance designed ti* tilt>et cuts to the park n budge! for maintainable and future im pavements at express Bend Cark We have an opportunity to get something lor nothing said District I « oum ilman hd sc un tarelli Monday night who sug geste*! tin* city should Take the money and run Council some IK months ago asked its Carks and Recreation Xdv isorv ( urn in i Hee to draft such an ordinance The committee has met and discussed the action numerous times with river Hit fit ters Revenues originally were to g«> into a special enterprise park' fund to Offset budget cuts whl< h have slashed department sen a es s*irne Jo percent : the last year I ity Manager Joe Mi* fit* asked council to place any revenues ieriv ed atter administrative cost s into th*- general operating fund t*e* ausc it subsidizes th** parks and he said he fielieves it is not ad v (sable to have such sjm** ut ent**r prise fund' or po* gets of m**n**v her **.mil there I 'ing conservative numbers Cark' Director David Whatley has estimated th** Ie** would bring in $4 to s.* »xm) Collecting th* f**c would cost the cliv afnHit 4t • ■*(. to staff the park tangers for the summer act tv tt y I ta* rangers would not oniv See OU TF IT TE KS Page 2 A Uh two par's weekends tit Grand jury indicts Little for burglary CAD board chooses not to give chief appraiser raise Soechting. Rhodes will negotiate for new office facility through NBISD B, JIM WE BKE Stat) Writer Loma! Central Appro I'.ii I list net board ol directors chose not to gtv* I \noraiser I »Cr*1 -*‘ ' 1 ' Richard Rhodes a $12 """ Tass* I'htir sd av n ;:ght but agr* •od to ex aluate the managers salary level ll 11 xvember lh** a* lion dis* ! lissed ii md taken in u pen session should come as welcome lh* A > t o th** critics o I the proposed 19KK I AD budget calili chief appt ai' cr s salary ot some RT* * X z AH SUL)! nilled the pro posed budget total I mg SMH JJU 'CV etal pc TSO I spoke during tile tx lard ' nudge! hear mg held before col nv enin, g [or the regui ar meeting Margie RatMU ii j of Se vv Braunfels mid the board sh** thought Rhodes s tumid t K held to the starting salary he agreed to when I; ii- hire* i on several I months ago He s just doing the job he w u s hired to do she said Bourd chaum un S I D David e* mi monied 'luring thehearing that Rhode s has done his jot) well and deserves credit ti despite the I ’mard > unanimous decision to amend the propped I SHK budget to reflect Hie cut in proposed salary In other matters the board unanimously voted to allow Rhodes and board member Ray Soechting to negotiate with New Braunfels Indepdent School District for some *imo" square teet of office space at a cost ot more ttian $41 on* a year for six years with a non-escalating clause in the contract Board mem Im* r Bate Bond said he rememtiered the ap praised district in its early years discussed the policy that director' did not want to be identilied with anv other entity Board member til)n Doff representing New Braunfels ISI) and David said they ret ailed no such stated poplicy during their tenures or, th** board David and Rhodes outline I what hey 'aid were clear advantages to the NBISD space including availability of a meeting room, a vault for records storage and possible cost sharing for maintenance services w uh th** district NBISD had submitted a bid tor supplying oft ice space last fail when the district s dire*, tors chose not lo pursue a district-owned building and land until clarification of state law regarding ai AD ' right to own real property is available s bul thai would allow such ownership is pen ding before the state Legislature in Austin The NBISD hid however arrived in LAD hands mo jate for con Set CAD Page 2A Fiesta Mexicana Erika Cantu left has been named queen of the Fiesta Mexicana sponsored by the Mexican-American Heritage Society Lethe Lagunas center is second duchess while Yvette Garcia v ~ J* is princess At right Tomi Vallejo is first duchess of the event which will be held soon ^Photos by esite Kriewaidb ;