Sunday, July 12, 1987

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - July 12, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas Go back in time with Old Gruene Page IB lew Braunfels 134 New Braunfels Herald Publishing 707 Landa New Zeituno Texas 78130 USPS 377800 F Sunday July 50 Cents Four 44 Pages Stammtisch 1 The picture that ran in Wed I nesdays sports section of Pee Wee Little League action with a Duckys TShirts player scoring on a throw to the plate was Ramon Chapa Duckys won the league cham pionship Tuesday with a 108 win over Dominos Pizza not to brag or anything mind father and Coach Ramon Chapa thought he could pass that What our mayor protern really called for was to inform us that Holy Family Catholic Church had made a donation to the family of Jo Ann the 21yearold former New Braunfels High School girl fighting a rare malignant cancer that is threatening removal of her right Coworkers of the girls mother at WalMart have opened a trust fund for the family at New Braunfels National Bank and have set up collection jars around You citizens here have had to cope with property increases coupled with increased taxes not to mention a 26 percent hike within the city alone and other economic hardships and people here when asked to fund a fireworks show or make a donation to a family in their time of need could have found several reasons why they didnt have the But New Braunfelsers came through It is truly times like these that make New a very nice place to Schumannsviile Cemetery Association wrote to tell us they extend an invitation to the people of New Braunfels and the surrounding area to the dedication next Saturday at 11 at the community cemetery of an historical plaque and ceremony honoring the first German settlers in that The cemetery is located on Lakeside a short road that extends from FM 725 eastward toward lake The cemetery contains many old tombstones with German The first death to be recorded there is that of Carl wtu died in and the second recorded death is that of the towns August Wilhelm Schumann on May as legend has arrived in Texas in January of 1846 When he arrived in Guadalupo he purchased the Ignatius Johnson Survey which he in turn divided into narrow strips leading to the and sold to 15 German The following list of those original settlers may be of interest to their descendents who may still live in the area Johann Carl Carl Cristof Julius Friedrkh Wilhelm August Daniel Gustav Friedrich Jacob Johann Johann Friedrich and Michael Those with family ties to the community or if you are just plain interested in a piece of South Texas join the community of Schumannsviile Saturday morning as they honor some of our early German It is How hot is it It was so hot that temperatures in the 90s coupled with a humidity levels around 52 percent produced a heat index of A heat index is sort of like wind chill in the weather service said to expect more of the same with Sunday and Monday being cloudy in the mornings and at night with temps in the 90s and lows in the mid The Menu Drowning victim is rivers sixth fatality By DAVID MAY Staff Writer The body of Jaime of was pulled from the Guadalupe River around Saturday morning after it was spotted against trees at Camp Beans Davillas body was discovered by Precinct 4 Constable Fidel Tamez and Reb Davilla is the sixth person to die on the river since Easter weekend and the fifth since midMay when four weeks of continuous rains amounted to more than 25 inches dangerously increased flows within the rivers channels both upstream and downstream of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Game Warden Neel Etheredge said he is not surprised at the continued use So many of them wont wear life preservers because they think it shows a actually it shows intelligence to put one Game Warden Neel Etheredge of the Guadalupe River by persons in inner tubes and small rafts despite numerous warnings of the dangerous The Guadalupe River is considered hazardous because of the opening of Canyon Lake flood gates See Page 2A Comal grand jury indicts 13 is only a part of the entertainment at Gruene Marketplace the third Saturday of each Featuring antique dealers and Old Gruene Marketplace begins at 9 and urns till 6 and is frseon the grounds of Guadalupe Valley Photo by Leslie By DAVID MAY Staff Writer Two New Braunfels men who have both served prison sentences for previous homocides were among the 13 indictments handed down last Wednesday by a Comal County grand jury in the 22nd State District Three cases were nobilled by the grand jury including an alleged sexual assault at a Head Start a charge of indecency with a and another case involving possession of a controlled Reynaldo was in on of delivery of a controlled He is accused of supplying a woman on 6 with less than an ounce of metham phetamine and will stand trial on the charges at a later whose address is was arrested on the delivery charge in December and remains in Comal County Jail in lieu of a Convicted in October 1978 here as a codefendant in the murder of Dwight Wayne of New Martinez served a portion of a 22year sentence in the Texas Department of His co defendant in the homocide received a 20year Martinez was only 15 years of according to district court when Schuertz was found dead June outside an abandoned warehouse in the 2500 block of West Katy The victim had been hit in the head several times with a blunt later determined to be AllStar return and then was sexually In separate grand jury action Juan of 232 Anhalt was indicted on a charge of burglary of a habitation that allegedly occurred May Aleman was arrested that same day and is free from county jail on a Aleman was convicted in district See GRAND Page 2A Council and NBU are cooperating on West End drainage repairs By h StuM OUKt tt is taking a step toward woiKHi Nlw Braunfils Utilities 111 repairing problems in the West End of the cits NHL has annpleteil the first phase of a major project in the SVest Workmen used Mnikr Utmn to identified cracks and other piolilcins in a sewage collection system which includes M concrete pipes in some fhe uulit company now is embarking on the second A tin winch includes replacing some of those deteriorating main collection Milhie asked that the city and NBU try to coordinate etiortii in the area to eliminate repeated disruptions in The city although in the midst of financial plans to eventually im prove drainage in the western part of the We to uork very closely on Michie luki NBU officials and members of the New Braunfels City Council City Council during a workshop Thursday He sar castically added that taxpayers love it when the city resurfaces a street only to see that street torn up so NBU can install a sewer For Gods lets coordinate closely so that we dont dig up newly resurfaced streets We do need some tight coordination Michie NBU General Manager Bob Solin said he agrees wholeheartedly with the city manager and added mat the utility company is getting pretty good working with the city and eliminating duplication of Roger NBU technical said the West End sewage collection improvement project will take a couple of years to He added that NBU will try to minimize damage to streets and disruption to surrounding The West End project includes completing engineering increasing main pipeline adding lift stations and rerouting sewage concrete pipes in the area are considered See WEST Page 2A Police chief advocating a safer city New Hraunfels City Council will begin to set sail on Police Chief Barnes Boerks proposal to form a local crime control panel by con siitTiaK appointments to the Safe Commission during its regular session Monday Hie meeting is slated to begin at V iO in tlie meeting room of New AKu slated for council action Monday is u proposal to increase residential and commercial sanitation collection Com mercial garbage rates have been discussed tor increase for several months to an aggregate amount of some that has been included in nest fiscal years revenues ap proved recently by Uoetks plans to form a crime conunission have been on a back burner since The chief had said he was wanting to wait until after his department and council approved fiscal 198768s operating budget before further concentrating on the crime Boecks SCC proposal was en dorsed by council 9 and has also received support from various local civic organizations including the Chamber of The panel could be formed and function vir tually costfree to Drawing on successful crime commissions instituted around the the chiefs proposal calls for a blueribbon panel committee made up of prominent leaders in the industrial and religious which would then form sub committees within certain neigh borhoods or geographical The subcommittees would hold regular setting community goals and discussing crime problems within their and reporting hack to the The SGG and along with the police would then combine their efforts to hopefully realize a reduction in common crimes such as burglaries and assaults reported in the All categories of major crimes in the city have steadily risen the past several as well as city hope that formation of the panel whose members will serve staggered twoyear terms headed by an executive along with the approved department additions will identify patterns of crime to assist the department in its battle against rising criminal activity in New Councils agenda Monday reads as follows consider accepting the resignation of Wilton Warnecke from Historic Landmark Com Tara Cappleman makes a return in Friday nights Whataburger Capplemjin performed for the victorious West AllStars gt Austins Toney Burger See details on page by See COUNCIL Page 2A Deryl