Wednesday, May 20, 1987

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 20, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas FMPIPE MICPOFILH CO PO BOX T Track look Page HA Abandoned baby Page 3A New Braunfels New Texas Two 26 Pages Ztitiina 98 4r Wednesday May 25 Cents Stammtisch ci Some person who wouldnt sign his or her letter asks who is the Harold we mention In this space every so The writer also commented on typographical er saying we misspelled the word which he referred to as a nown The writer wants to know who Harold Is and will we give a more complete The in ference is that we purposefully dont identify Harold for some malevolent for this letter writer who ap parently cant spell his or her own we repeat Harold refers to the newspaper as a From time to time we have received mall and phone calls for Harold Some people who contact the newspaper think the twang of HeraldZeitung hereabouts sounds like Harold so we perpetuate the misnomer by writing about Harold as if he Is someone who actually Its a Tom Corbln is running around twisting arms and otherwise coerc ing people to donate to the Save the Fireworks fund New Braunfels Jaycees are trying to raise at least and more like to sponsor a fireworks display In Landa Park July Donors to date Include Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Com New Braunfels Noon Lions First Federal Ings and Loan New Braunfels Savings Oasis Outdoor Joe Frank Comal United Kurt Tom Harold and Doris Carmelita Sylvia Kay and Charlie Richard and Majorie and miscellaneous cash donations totaling another We inadvertently left out the names of three McKenna Hospital Essay Contest winners from atop their respective essays in yester days The names of the writers were included in the in troduction to the the writers and the titles of their essays are as follows A Second Chance for Life was written by Jennifer Emmele of Frazier What McKenna is About was written by Andy also of Frazier while Laura Cohle of Seele Elementary wrote McKenna Memorial In Flanders Field the poppies So went the immortal words of John McCraes Little did he know when he commit ted those lines that some day the very poppies of which he wrote would be the true symbol of ail those who gave their lives in our na tions Each year the Yeterans of Foreign Wars and Ladies Auxiliary of Post New sponsor the Buddy Poppy Sale in the area to raise money for needy and disabled ystersns and their widows can pay your respects on May 3 and PO your part to honor the dead by helping the liv ing by buying wearing a YFW luddy TWs afternoon we can ex pegt partly Cloudy skies with temperatures Bearing 90 Wf WjlJ hivt fay ftlM Jojjght g 20 percent Gjiancj ol southsistejly W to rajlf g Jow near 70 Jegjee TUeMenj Illegal subdivision warrants recalled County attorney says he was unaware of action by assistant This view from New Braunfels1 Landa Park gazebo shows the severe weather over Guadalupe County Tuesday Funnel a confirmed heavy rain and wind marked the episode that caused flash flooding in some areas and creeks to run out of their Only slight damage was A slight chance for more precipitation exists for Photo by Deryl Clark By TRAVIS POLING Staff Writer Warrants posted for the arrest of several developers of illegal subdivi sions in Comal County have been recalled from the sheriffs depart ment by order of the county at torneys The warrants were issued as part of a move by the Comal County Com missioners Court and the county at torney beginning In January of this County officials intended to crack down on noncompliance with state and county subdivision Two warrants were issued for each one for having no plat on the subdivision and one for falling to file a The warrants were for the arrest of Richard Scbwarz of Tom Creek Acres Patrick and Carole Westbrook of Devils Backbone Steven Zbranek of Tom Acres Sub John Bruner of Buckhorn Ranch and William Swlnney of BulverdeRan ches No arrests were made before the warrants were recalled by the county attorneys County Attorney Bill Reimer this week said he was not aware that the warrants had been recalled because the action was taken by his former Robert Reimer did that he would look into the matter and find See Page 2A Severe high wind move across central Texas By JOHN KASTNER and DAVID MAY Staff Writers A severe packing heavy strong hail fun clouds and at least one confirmed tornado moved slowly through Bex Guadalupe and Comal Counties Tuesday leaving behind nearly six inches of rain in some It was was the second major thunderstorm to pass through in three Comal County missed the brunt of Parts of eastern Comal reported less than two inches of rain with some minor street and creek Canyon Lake area received about onehalf inch of precipitation while Bulverde reported only a trace of Persons in Guadalupe County were less fortunate where more than seven inches of rain fell in the Geronimo area in less than a two hour causing the Geornimo Creek to rise more than 14 feet out of its banks and sending 30 to 40 families searching for higher It was the worst flooding there since Despite some there were no forced evacuation of residents along the creek and by waters began to The creek reached its peak and no major problems were stated Norman the coun tys official weather spokesman and Geronimo Creek Some inches reportedly fell in the Seguin area in less than an prompting National Weather Service officials to issue flash flood warnings for the county that extended through much of the Reports of marble size hail accompanied the storm as did very intense Those residents who left their homes lived in the El Apache area in the Elmwood subdivision as creeks there rose as high as 12 Officials have not determined the extent of damages caused by the but at least one resident expects signifi cant property The water kept rising and there was little time to move out fur said Mary who lives in the Elmwood there will be lots of I know that for a said Roberts who has witnessed numerous creek floodings in receiit A tornado touched down briefly on a farm near striking a barn and damaging farm No injuries or casualties were reported as a result of the As the storm slowly passed from Bexar County into Guadalupe numerous reports of funnel cloud sightings prompted the weather ser See PageJA Rainfall totals As of 11 Wednesday Lake Dunlap Royal Forest east Canyon Lake Forest south Stonehouse Realty Potters Creek New Braunfels Herald Landa w s EMS talks ongoing new service ynjjer the attending to ewntr Jimmy For child mssonares prison A former leader of the World In digenous headquartered VInNew was Tuesday to two 40year prison ternis countsof ag gravated sexual assault of a Myron along with his son John ed guilty in Caldwell County court to charges ofsexually assaulting a 13and a 14yearold The younger man received two 20year Myron Anderson of Luling was the president of the World In digenous Missions at 1287 Com i mon New until 26 when he was removed from I that Officials of the indepen jdent mission organization said i Andersons arrest that they removed him from his position soon as we found out that he in The Anderson men originally were accused of sexually assaulting three girls Including one 11 years Laurie investigator for the Caldwell County district said probably no charges i will be filed against them for the Each of the children relative of the The children were physically and have undergone Blanton Qf fa i 7 207th District Court handed the sentences plea bargain said she was Theycbuld have ly wanted a Jury 20and 40year terms stiff but they to she r Blanton added that pVesisure from the Anderson family have played fa their deci sion to plead 1 The 40yearterm Is quite a lot for a man that quite pleased with it because I think it may reflect a trend these types of it will deter people from this typeof Both men will be required w serve at least a third of their sentences before being eligible for a Caldwel County official Blanton said the crimes considered because the victims were Both Anderson men had been working as missionaries in Mex ico before their Officials from the local mission office said John Anderson was not affiliated With about eightyearlVagoV 60 Aquifer development issue moving into Comal County By SARAH DUKE Staff Writer Two of Comal Countys representatives to the Edwards Underground Water District said Tuesday this county would logically be included in any restrictions on development over the aquifers recharge While most regulation efforts are aimed ait San even tually this county will face the same Before any regulations should be more information will be said local representative Craig We need to have more information relative to the ef fect development will have on sensitive areas of the recharge he I think we to identify sensitive areas like cracks and over the recharge he Maybe we need to identify them and that would Hollmig said despite the studies conducted on the no one can say exactly what the effects of development over the recharge area might He said thai wbije protection of the aqujfer vital to the local water the extent of necesstry projection shpuJW be determined before development Kenneth ajjoiher Comai Cojinty repjesenjatiye t the aquifer sgid no definite JegMojis regajdjflg regujif tiflss were majdj dMrtag a in SajQi The meetujg foMowed weeks ol grftups yying proJigt the wbjpfa fe he citys ofljiy waJiy developers wanjang tq a jaajor naatt on tte citys inform the city government on how the aquifer works and that it is a limited water Most of the meeting was dedicated to letting the ex perts bring the people up to date about what was happen he Ikels said regulations formulated to protect See Page 2A NBISO official gives reasons for tax hike BvSABAHDUKE Writer New Braunf els ISD taxpayers are facing a tax increase because of major changes in locaj property valuations and a shift in state NBISDs finance toector Lonnie Curtis said Changes in valuations and an elimination of eauajiza tion aide have shifted the funding burden from the state to the shpyJdsrs of property Curtis years iocaj burden fi A 5 percent shjjEt a major Qnjpce by percent per an