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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 22, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas                                Pn OakRun 5K 7 Religious Page 6 New Braunfels New Texas One 18 Pages 100 4r Friday May 1987 25 Cents Stammtisch Marina twister a definite maybe Harold is a bit tardy and not hap py about Our nice new press and physical plant still has a few bugs in which accounts for why yalls newspapers were a bit late yester Late enough that the HeraldZeitung was a morning paper for some unless you have been around its hard to imagine the problems in setting up an electric waterwashed press and hav ing it do its thing right from the Were working on it and should have matters under control Until please bear with A byinvitation open house will occur in June and another one for the general public will be announced soon after In we may be a bit late for the next few Alton Fischer of Garden Ridge may not be a bleeding but he has bled to the tune of three gallons and has been recognized for Fischer began giving blood in the military and has made a habit of pint by ever Once you you get on their list and they keep calling said who has donated the right stuff about every eight weeks to reach the threegallon He now wears the pin given by the American Red Cross for donors like Lets hope he doesnt stick it too deep on to his lapel and cause an un necessary Congratula Frank Witting gets ribbed a lot about his German but at last nights New Braunfels Jaycees Awards it was a red blooded Texas native who couldnt get his tongue to do the Kurt Ruzika of KNBTKGNB radio semi fame tried as best he could to pro nounce the words on a plaque being given to the HeraldZeitung for publicizing Jaycee events Some of the ones that escaped Ruzikas verbal grasp in cluded interprets and Witting came out Witting received several recognitions during the including a red pitchfork for being the Jaycee who wouldnt keep his mouth shut during meetings throughout City Council member Doug Miller received a special award in that he was ap pointed to Jaycees International Senator status and granted Life membership in the Craig Sagebiel is the only other New Braunfelser to have received such senatorial Thanks to the several people and organizations who sent us plants to Decorate our new The Editorial Department especially wants to thank Sandy Jackson and Comal Independent School District for the threefoot tall its a its beautiful and occupies a position of importance in front of the picture between the lounge and city Whether caused by a tornado or straight it will take months to repair the damage at Canyon Lake marinas after severe weather earlier this week By DAVID MAY Staff Writer a tornado night in the Cranes Mill or wasnt there It depends on who you There definitely were a lot of lucky people and property Just ask There was a said who lives near Saltier and assists in the management of Cranes Mill I couldnt hear the roar because the hail was coming down so Three large boat including the Marina and the Texas Yacht Club at Cranes Mill were torn from cables and set adrift in the The yacht club and its boat slips traveled about 300 yards before coming to of the several hundred boats stored in the Cranes Mill only a few sustained any significant Wooden dock planks were torn and buckled in places and will have to be towed by barge back to their original loca The damned thing tornado hit on the wrong side of the The Marina See Page2 There is only a 20 percent chance of thundershowers to and none tonight if you keep your fingers High today will reach the up per 80s with winds from the southeast at 10 to 15 partly cloudy skies will prevail tonight with 9 low mm ehiwce of af ter njaon evening thyjpider showers will around thjwghjaujt the holiday with highs in the 80s ajM winds reaching about 15 TneMenv 1117 Cranes Mill Marina at Canyon Lake was bardhit by Wednesday nights high wirids of the above shows the end slips where two sailboats sunk as this one wbuld have if it had not been tied Above Cranes Mill shown in the floated away from the dock and ramp shown in the foreground during the which has Cranes Mill residents wondering if a tornado struck their Photos by Leslie Woman married in NB missing By TRAVIS POLING Staff Writer On March 19 Francisco Gon zalez and Martha Claire both of San were married by New Braunfels Justice of the Peace Precinct l Harold Less than a month after the Martha Claire McDonald Gonzalez disap The 71yearold woman has been missing for more than four weeks and the San Antonio Police Depart ment and the Bexar County Sheriffs Construction Mishap Office are investigating her disap Roy Lee the missing womans reported his mother missing after she had not contacted him for an extended period of Two days before the disappearance of his McDonald she had told him she was going to Eagle Pass for the weekend and would call him from After she failed to contact McDonald he became worried and contacted her husband Frank McDonald said Gonzalez told him she left when he was gone from the house and had not told him she was leaving or where she was go McDonald said Gonzalez told him he did not think it unusual for her to just wander The absence of Martha McDonald Gonzalez is now under investigation Page2 Memorial Day closings reported trash pickup remains uninterrupted With Memorial Day weekend just around the here are the clos ings for the city and Comal County All city employees will be off and city offices closed on There be trash pickup on County offices throughout the coun ty and in the courthouse will be clos as well as the United Slates Post All public schools will be open in Comal County on Memorial Day Banks throughout the county and in New Braunfels will be closed on Mon but most motor banks will re main open on Saturday keeping regular weekend the offices of the HeralciZeitung will be also The New Braunfels Utilities offices will be closed NBU officials said the closing is an expression of respect for the memory of those who lost Iheir lives winkserving in the armed forces We wish to express our sympathy OIKV again to those who have lost family members and friends and our hope is that lives shall never have to be lost to protest our jn NHU state ment says night drop will he available Monday as all other non business day or UKwtck including holidays and The Utilities emergency telephone 625 is available during hours that the central omce closed NBU of ficials urge customers io use the number only foi cnxr loss of i i Fellow workers assist Federicp an employee of Pointing Who fell from a scaffold Thyrsctay afternoon while working at the new Canyon Middle who is believed tp be from was admitted to McKenna Memorial Hospital after undergoing surgery to repair a dislocated His John said he is unsure as tp the cause of the but believes that a handrail brace had been improperly causing it to give when Qroteza leaned into Matt said injured man was fortunate to have only a hip Phptp fey tesJle Kriewfidt Commissioners okay lake patrol countys library share By TRAVIS POLING Staff Writer A contract between the Comal County Sheriffs Department and the Army Corps of Engineers was approved Thursday morning at a regular session of the Comal County Commissioners The agreement renews a contract of past years through which the sheriffs department has provided weekend and holiday protection for the area around Canyon Jerry Army Corps of Engineers said the county will receive an in crease of from last year The Corps also is re questing an increase in manhours to keep the area around the lake secure during the busy tourist and visitor The contract for manhours will pay the county per man hour and cover summer weekends from May 2 through Labor Day and will include Memorial Day 3nd Jujy 4 Alter Sheriff Walter Fellers recommended the con tract be commissioners approved it Diluinger Memorial Library budget was approved by the aipng with approval oi the countys share of The share the coAjtnty will cofttribuAe im was QUtJiaed by Librarian VicW the May U commissioners The countys shave is down iroin lust years budget of more than At the May 11 commissioners why raises for personnel were not included in the 4 Commissioner Clyde Jacobs and i Judge Fred Clark suggested that these employees iyjuld be given raises that would at least meet costolliving in At Thursdays no ques tions were raised about salary Jacobs said after the meeting that lie expects there will be a request to amend the budget alter the city ap proves its budget and suggests raises Jacobs said the commissioners need to recognize the quality and loyalty of the county employees aswell by giving them salary He said iluil lie is surprised the county has been able to keep quality employees because salaries have been frozen for more than a Jacobs said the county and City of New Braunlels have loyal employees and pay in creases would be forthcoming so the county would re tain Other action by the commissioners Thursday in cluded approval of to be paid to Spaw Glass for contract work on the courthouse Another was until completion ol he A structural problem in the parking garage was decided See Pays 2   

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