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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - July 8, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas                                Duckys Page 14 Krueger on life in Page 4 New Braunfels 131 New Bfaunfels Herald Publishing 707 Landa New Braunfels Zeituno Texas 78130 USPS Wednesday July a 198 25 Cents One 20 Pages Stammtisch IT Joyce Schaefer is in McKenna Memorial Hospital suffering from high blood She is in the intensive care unit and her wishes her So do Gisbert and Joyce work here at Harolds place and Joyce became ill while on the job we wish her a speedy recovery and we know the folks at our hospital do good The Second Annual Circle K Rummage Sale will happen from 8 to 4 July at the store in Soft drinks and popcorn will fill your tummy while you browse through a selection of childrens household con tractor clothes Its all for a worthy cause with proceeds from the sale going to the United Cerebral Palsy Research Compania de Danza Folkiorica will hold its annual Un Dia Alegra at the Civic July A Happy Day is in store for those of you attending the dance recital and variety show from 3 to The presentation includes Beatris La Paloma Del Norte and Oscar Zamora and Don Admission is A benefit dance will be held from 7 to 11 the same night with music by Los Hennanos Donation is 3 before the date of the at the Food and drinks will be Well remind yall again Friday of this event which promises to be a lot of Were told that while business along the Guadalupe River has suffered a bit from the high flow from Canyon Prince Solms Tube Chute is doing The Comal is relatively unaffected by the Guadalupe until you float down the shortest river in the world into the big time Therefore a lot of people who come here to enjoy our water resources find the Comal I is just the thing to cool down a Its of as you know if youve been For some reason this item got lost in the so were giving credit where its Michael pictured is a student at Canyon Middle School and the recipient of a National Science Award for academic He is the son of and Karl Kroner of New Braunfels and his mom is a neat lady who took the time to make sure her son knows she loves him and is Harolds mom wrote him to say she loves him and sincerely misses her She said she doesnt miss him a but the little she does Is Mostly cloudy skies are on tap for the rest of the with a 30 percent chance of af ternoon 30 thundershowers in the forecast for today and Tonight will be partly becoming cloudy in the late with a low in the mid 70s and i 20 percent chance of some BUSINESS subfile nit COMICS Iff CHOSSWQHP 3 w ttAtf IPQSCQPtE i13 Sympathetic parks panel hears citizen complaints Photo by Deryl Clark Teen escapes serious injury as train collide Tuesday By DAVID MAY Staff Writer A dozen persons appeared at Tuesdays meeting of New BraiTnfels Parks and Recreation Advisory Board to protest the implementation of the 25cent surcharge for season swim pass but later decided they were at the wrong They vowed to garner more support and appear before City Council at its July 13 After two hours spent listening to complaints from the citizens in attendance and explaining the reasoning behind the board member Allene Wofford for a second time made a motion to discontinue the surcharge to season pass holders for the remainder of the Her motion was seconded by Robert but was voted down in a 3to2 vote with member Rod Nelson Board Chairman Carl Fox broke a 2to2 tie in the vote after Guadalupe Castillo and Louis Haass voted against the Fox said he NB planning board lacked a quorum Lack of a quorum caused New Braunfeis Board Planning and Zoning Commission to leave several plat approvals up to the planning departments staff of two and postpone three zoning changes for at least 30 Absent from Tuesdays meeting were John Robert Chris Joe Gomez and Larry Present were Geneva Joe Jeff Mund and Thomas A total of about 35 acres was to be reviewed for some from residential to commercial others for changes from multifamily to single andfrom zerolotline to single family Plats not acted on by the commission are subject to review by planning staff and will be approved or denied based on staff Zoning changes must go before the Delayed action by the commission will be con sidered at the next regular meeting A New Braunfels teenager flirted with disaster Tuesday as his car slammed into the side of a moving train on Santa Bradley escaped the ac cident with lacerated knees and New Braunfels Police reports state that the man was driving north on Santa Clara at about Tuesday when he dropped his While picking them the driver continued to drive and struck the side of the moving MissouriKansasTexas Wittenbom was treated and released at McKenna Memorial Officer Russell Bell said the teen probably was not driving faster than 20 The who was not wearing a seat had the car radio on as well as the air The train crossing is marked by a sign and fading pavement Alex a spokesman Union Pacific said the type of crossing signals to be used at an intersection are determined by the county or state depending on the Union Pacific runs through New but was not involved with Tuesdays A resident living near the scene of Tuesdays accident said she thought the train horn blew before the They always blow the even from far said Josephine whose home is adjacent to the Cavallero said a neighbor has asked city officials to trim trees she fears block view of the Family searches for missing uncle Rosa Villa rreal of New Braunfels is worried about her 80yearold uncle who has been missing since Sebero Ramirez Garcia was last seen in Yoakum driving a 1976 Burgundy Chevrolet The man is described as being about 5 inches tall and weighing between 150 to 170 with brown eyes and thinning gray Garcia was wearing a light shortsleeve gray dark blue canvas tennis a baseball cap with Texas on the front and eye Villarreal asked that anyone with information about the man should call her at home at 6250356 or at work at Texas Commerce Bank at If we couldnt convince you who seem how are we going to convince a council who is far removed from the problem Joe Hales New Braunfels resident believes it is too late in the season to address the problem and said the matter is one to be recon sidered before next Nelson said he abstained because he believed council could act without another board recommendation on the Member Jeff VanKleef was The board sought feedback on the surcharge measure during its June 13 meeting following complaints from season pass holders to Fox and Wofford made a similar motion during that but that motion died for lack of a We are at the wrong said lifelong resident Elsie We should be down at City Another Joe The actions at City Hall are making you people he But as did the rest of those said he is unsure if council could be convinced to rescind the surcharge to pass holders after failure by the board to vote favorably on Woffords If we couldnt convince you who seem to be how are we going to convince a council who is far removed from the problem asked The including Parks Director David explained the department is struggling with a current budget of just under one that is slightly more than the department had in 1983 despite increased facilities to maintain such as the Prince Solms Park Tube Chute and added parks acreage due to a recent land grant from Lower Colorado River I dont want the residents of New Braunfels to be upset with the parks Whatley We want to meet the needs of the but we are caught between a rock and a financial hard Through a recommendation from the council earlier this year approved increasing an nual pass discontinuing passes for outoftown residents and implementing the Funds from the quarter surcharge go into a special ac count which is controlled by the parks board to address future pool All other revenues go into the general Council on June 18 approved a budget inflated some 10 percent over the current years amended budget that allows for the midyear hiring of ad ditional police and fire department personnel while cutting departmental terminating four City Hall staff positions and balancing it all with a 26 percent increase in property taxes and a requested transfer increase from New Braunfels Whatley reported that some has been placed in the capital improvements fund from the quarter surcharge with approximately of that coming from season pass See Page 2 SAFES promises longevity in providing EMS coverage EDITORS NOT6 This is the third in a series of three stories on emergency med ByJOHNKASTNER Correspondent SCHERTZ In the business of emergency Tom Funk says his firm stacks up against all Were real proud of the people I think we provide one of the best services at the lowest possible saicl Tom SAFES director in concerning the emergency medjcal service which he SAFES began operations here in April 1974 as the result of the efforts of volunteers in the Schertz area of Guadalupe Funk has been witli the firm since its Im probably the biggest hanger I started with says SJaffed by both volunteers paid SAFES serves eight Deluding Live Universal Garden Ridge and Marion is a recent addition to That hamlet and 0f Hm Berlin ujoMJ recently contracted with Seguin Emergency Medical New Berlin has contracted with CountyWide Am bulance In addition to the incorporated SAFES serves the unin corporated areas of Guadalupe County from its western boundary to It covers an area south and east along the Cibolo Creek to the Southern border of Guadalupe County and also extends west to the Hedwig Its area also ex tends north to the Garden Ridge and SeLma SAFES has four units to deliver emergency care and All are certified Basic Life with the Each uses Advanced Life Sup port Funk He said the mjijority of the time the units are staffed to ALS We could have certified as but we have to guarantee that theres a paramedic on every run and I cant do We either have a paramedic or special skulls technician on every Eighty percent of my runs will have a paramedic on that Ninety percent will have a paramedic or special he In addition tjjere is always a paramedic available on he Equipment is no said All four units are fully equipped for ALS with heart heart drugs and so Ours are equipped exactly the same way as EMS in Seguin is There are a total of 30 SAFES staff hired and paid through City of Salaries start at per Like other emergency medical SAFES policy is to hone skills through continuing All emergency personnel must be recertified every four There are various classes held throughout the SAFES can be dispatched from three locations police departments in Live Universal City and This is not a dispatch Funk said of SAFES The three POs1 areas are the dispatched ones as SAFES average response time varies depending upon the city or outlying area New Braunfels woman is among Moberg searchers Jeannette Albrecht of New Braunfels is among a group of citizens organizing to search a San Antonio landfill in an effort to locate the body of Debbie Ray the missing girls has confessed to mur dering his daughter and placing her body in a dumpster in San Before his recent con volunteers searched San Antonio and surrounding counties for months following the teens disappearance in who has been a part of the search effort since said today she an4 other con cerned citizens want to locate the girls body despite San Antonio officials decision that the search would be top dangerous an4 too Reports indicate that asbestos an4 gas ft thjj iaiMjfUJ coulJ be hsf rtos ip The New Braunfels woman said she is concerned that if the murder yieUjiis body never it could set hprribte example fpr mjyyrdjerers in Albrecht is ssling that everyone jp helping cpnjanuj the seajch jp paJJ it She said she hopes the group of volunteers can persuade the San Antonio city government to continue the either immediately or in the when cooler weather makes conditions My position if it is that easy for someone to dump a how many times has it been done before and how many times will it be done again If sonjebedy thinks it is that easy to just put a body in a duropster and that its not going to be who is going to say that it will be found she like U ypu want to hide a throw it jn a dumpstf Sp if it is a pe iff cjt way to dispose of a we hjyf got Albrecht and other volunteers were planning meeting for earlier Dyring the the group Jaoping tp call public attention to the need to continue itoe that while heat may create more dangerous conditions in by f ajj COCOAS wUJ be mm conducive to without fear of SilSiAM3MfifM   

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