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Publication: New Braunfels Herald Zeitung April 22, 1987

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New Braunfels New Braunfels, Texas Vol. 134, No. 78 Two Sections, 28 Zeitung Pages Wednesday April 22, 1987 25 Cents StammtischZULA Mission Valley Bible Church, a non denominational and rather small group is trying to grow To that end members will hold a garage sale beginning at 8 a rn Saturday at 2J8 Pennsylvania The church now meets at y to a rn each Sunday at T Bar M For more in formation call 625 1776 or 625 5022 Says one member of MCBC We have tons of stuff ranging from doors clothing lots of baby stuff Pastor Scott Tjemagel and com pans are looking for a permanent home and bu>mg something from their sale will help em The New Braunfels Poetry Con test w inners are decided 5 know there are a lot of strange people out there and you have to wonder whether some of these work" of uh uh well poems are for real There were light airy p«vm* at*>ut spring and stuff others about doom defeat and despair Some of those wert* the best poems The results Mill be made public a bit later this week we hope And we ll print em right here or somewhere in the newspaper anyway These really aren t your usual bunch of cutesy poem*- some are downright depressing if not suicidal But the tit entries represent one heck of a response to this contest and some very fine pieces of work as well Yesterday April 21 back in 1828 is the date Mr Webster published The American Dictionary of the tMgiish I. an flu J    It was ostensibly a spelling hook one which lx>rd knows we could all use al tinier just a smidgen of brushing up mind you In st»me of our lase- with a wire brush Incidentally labour became lat«»r in Webber * as it ha** come to tie known Welcome l-artv Hrumt>elow onto the treater New Braunfels Ch a rn tier of Commerce board of dirts tors Fllfabeth beltiert ha* taken ber kid** to Peerless Pharmacy for vears jnd she rememters how the cigar smoke would almost over whelm her sn,. s hoping there won t any smoking in the new ice cream par or opening in Ute pharm at > % stead I just noticed that this might te a plate for the old gentlemen to stop anti chat But ik> they have to smoke Mrs seibert is adamantly against smoking since it irritates her sinuses arui site ha* bronchial asthma a* a direst result of t garette smoking And the won.en who wear these strong jh*i fumes anti they absolutely smell like they have poured a whole bottle of perfume This is just as dangerous as cigarette smoke When I go to chunh I have to stay in the choir room or just not g<» at all it s gotten so had Frazier I-lenient ary School kiddos will present the musical Steam boat in April rn in the school cafeteria MeumUutin gets mil mg float in al 7 to p rn and teacher Bill Perryman promises a spiffy produt lion \ reminder Iris Around the World sponsored by New Braunfels Iris Society will lie 12 k» to » p rn April 2 i at st John s Fpiscopal Church Beautiful flowers irises are So delicate Check this show out Bladed big foot Cee wish it would go ahead and rain Hare s a 2»* percent chance of precipitation today with a high in the 70s After and during an overnight low in the mid dis chance of rain maybe even thundershowers jumps to ai percent as nor Iherly to northeasterly winds at about IU mph prevail Thursday should ta* more or less the same Th* Menu BUSINESS.............UB CLASSIFIED.......12-1 SB COMICS...............JOB CROSSWORD..........11B DEAR ABBY..........MB INSIGHT...............5A KALEIDOSCOPE.    ...MSB OPINIONS..............4A SPORTS.............MIA A bulldozer cuts through the former administrative offices of the Ne* Braunfels Fire Department this morning in preparation o* con struction of the ne* OOO centra fire sta tion JDK Construction o' San Antonio receiv ed City Coun ii approval A; nl '3 to begin work on the new structure after bids were let by the city a second time Firefighters had planted a vegetable garden ne*t to the project site that had to be destroyed Farmer s Co-op gram elevator stands rn the background Photo by Leslie Kriewaldti Record activity seen Parks, chute rake in bucks over Easter holiday influx B. DAVIDA At SUM tiff New Braunfels Parks an*; RecTea lion department did alxvut llu «■ worth of business over K .aster weekend a* thousands filled th* park* jnioi* and the lu?*- ('flute More importantly ’he weekend wen’ off without any major problems or in orients aside from two drownings one in the Guadalupe River and another int any on Lake IIm- weekend revenues were the most generated by Uh* park* ever on an Faster weekend largely due to * he city operating the Pr net V»ln»* Park river attraction where the city *4>iil *i|iir 7 k pa****** at I i each and rented over Jon tut*** at $2 eat h Revenue** generated by the city does not reflect daft costs V cording to Park* Director David Whatley t cost* tile t sty a?«>ut S4 « per day on the weekend to operate the Tube Chute and the city ha* figured ,t w I. tost it MUJ I I* ■* to operate the fatuity the fir*t year IU* city recently took control of the attraction following the termination of it* lease with former ton**** Monaire Richard Hampton Commissioners to meet Kegulat session of * tonal ( aunty Commissioner* will Im* held ITiur* day morning at lo a in on the third f lt»or of the courthouse annex Included on the a genii a are the follow mg Policy regarding use of county vehicles (or transom of tiw*d com fluidities to be disbursed through ut her entitle* or oi gunu.dion* Contract witti F mer gene y ( om munit atioti* ( I ut • Confirm sale of abandoned right of way IT airt** at F M 12 and old Crane* Mill Road ( orrection plat of th** \ acate anti replat of Inland Kstate* lot* t and R Pct I Fee officer* rejx>rt* for Mart h Approve claims ll ui a rn (>pen buts for seal coat projects I and 2 ami open bids (or radar for constable * and sheriff h tepart merit I kl p m Workshop with ar chibs t anti execute contract with \ iconTube Wars NBISD trustees approve office lease with CAD By SARAH DUKE Staff Writer Comal County Central Appraisal District s chief appraiser said early today the CAD could be in a new home by September and that wouldn't be a minute too soon New Braunfels ISO s board of trustee* approved a lease agreement Tuesday allowing the appraisal district to use the top floor of the NBISD Kducation Center The hoard also approved a bid of more than $25ofJOO to renovate the dilapidated top floor ( omal CAI) s hoard of directors last week authorized one of its own members a* its chief administrative officer to negotiate a lease with NBISD and bring that proposed lease back to the board During that CAD board discussion Comal County representative Bate Bond said It appears to me that negotiations have already begun Rhodes said then that he had spoken with NBISD of (mal* since that entity submitted a late Iud for the office *paie lease months ago. and before the CAD hoard rejected two other possibilities I have been looking toward get ting office space ever since I arrived said Richard Rhodes CAD’s chief appraiser He and CAD board member Ray Soechting negotiated with NBISD Superintendent Charles Bradberry during the past week for the terms of the lease agreement Rhodes said today he was satisfied with those terms which include annual payments to the school district of $41,750 on a non-escalating schedule for six years Bradberry said he thinks the ar rangement will benefit both entities allowing the school district to recover the cost of renovating the top floor of the historic building and giving the appraisal district a very low rental rate ” • This would enable us to recover the cost of finishing out the upstairs You have already spent money on a major portion of this building Six See LEASE. Page 2A The Tube Chute is going to be a financial asset to the ct t> Its going to bring in more dollars than it will cost to operate " David Whatley N B parks director I hi* Tut*« t hut* i* going lo tv a financial a>***t to the city Whatley *aid Tuesday It I* going to bring in more dollar* than it will <.o*t to operate It will u* run on an enter prs*** ba*i* he added The city ex peds to take in anywhere from jo* aud n $i>» rn* and if the figure* are a* con***i ative a* Whatley think* they art* the city could take m more than that Whatley *aid operating the I ut* Chute i* mole of a learning ex Marion council opts for lawsuit over sewer work By JOHN KASTNER Correspondent \fter meeting in executive se* Mon for more ti.an an hour Mon day night with City Attorney Rotvrt Raets/ch Marion City Council member* voted to file a counter *uit again*? Holt and Nor. ( or.struction to recover damages to the city and to deny the allega lion* rn the Holt and Son lawsuit lh** construction company that performed the ***wt*r work for the city filed suit Friday claiming the city *t:Il owe* the company mum- Mayor helix Arambuia *ay* the city i* withholding pay ment because of fa tab are not *utisfiud with the work that wa* done Also Monday council voted on a lea*** agreement to present to the po*t office in Marion that would raise the present $250 rent of the building to $650 The proposal was one of four presented to the council by a special committee set up to review rental fee* for the post office According to a report bv the committee The city commissioned an appraisal of its property currently leased to the I S Post Office This appraisal recom mended a monthly income of $650 per month The report went on to say The post office has indicated that they believe the property to tv worth only $4.kl per month due to the age of the building it* energy effloen cy and the appraisal used new buildings in determining the rate Vlso the post office hr* indicated See MARION paqa 2A St** PARKS Page 2 A bi Guadalupe Countians with expensive homes get property tax break Admission .50 ANO ALI TUBES I 150 ♦DEPOSIT* BCU Aii«wfo Guadalupe c ounty residents own mg homes valued at J oho piu* got a break on their tax*** when county commissioners changed regulations to allow a I percent homestead ex emption for county taxpayers earlier this week Guadalupe c ounty Commissioners acted Monday to change the county s $5,cioci homestead exemption foi ad valorem taxes to th** percentage dis count c ounty Judge James Sagebiel said the change I* just a legal technicality and will have no effect on most homeow liers because the county is still allowing a $5.emu minimum exemption The state tax office gave our tax assessor col lector the wrong in formation They told u* we could start up a $.nuclei exemption the judge said After deciding to grant the exemption county officials were informed that they were not in accordance with state laws State officials *aid thai legally, under the state property tax code you just can t do that I wish they would have told us that the first three time* we called them he said Betty Boyd Guadalupe C ounty tax assessor colli** tor said all county homeowners will *till have a $5.UUU exemption Because ut the I percent exemption persons owning homes valued at more than $5ucumu will have a homeowners    exemption greater than $5.0UU Boyd *uid She added that she does not know of anyone owning such    expensive homes in Guadalupe c ounty Were still going to tv giving a $ > CKK* exemption It w ill just tv arrie ed at differently.” Boyd said The tax assessor was unable to determine the worth of the $5,000    exemption because* the county tax rate for 1088 has not been set muWKBlI PRINCE SOLMS f&RK 1 >ji$t HOP m AU! A /. 4a hk*. «rr tow rn sn f A rn S;Br Ak # a* rnrn mw me* im mm mc*im* ***** rn. MMCI m uwm c* t cm ct wit mm m.own Tube Chute concessionaire Richard Hampton continues to opeiate his oft of his private property next to the city-owned attraction and is giving the city a run tor its money by under charging tor admission onto his property and tor tube rentals of which city officials say competition is good and feel there is plenty of business to go around A bright yellow sign attached on the riaht side of Hampton s shack is questionable It identities Hampton s property as being Prince Solms Park and states his tees are designated by City Council neither of which is true Despite some vandalism that occurred around the city property Friday night the city enjoyed a most profitable opening weekend at the chute (Photo by Leslie Kriewaldti. ;

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Publication: New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

Issue Date: April 22, 1987

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