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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - July 28, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas                                Eikel leads City Golf Page 6 New Braunfels 145 New Braunfels Herald Publishing 707 Landa New Zdtuno Texas 78130 USPS 377800 i i M i Tuesday July 25 Cents One 10 Pages Stammtisch Grab your trash bags and your hiking its time for another Rendezvous with Rubbish along River Road Local nonprofit group Friends for Rivers is sponsor ing the second rubbish rendezvous to clean up a stretch of the popular Organizers say a litter pick is helpful and a canteen or some other liquid container is needed and claim the work is really a lot of besides being Litter pickeruppers should rendezvous at Texas Canoe Trails at before heading out to rendezvous with the Cleanup workers also said they really appreciated Popeyes Chicken donating food last time and praise area folks for working together on projects such as There are other rubbish rendezvouses1 planned stay tun ed for the announcement of the There will not lye one Thurs day as previously reported For only adults can see the likes of Felix Don John Ramon Chapa Deryl Clark and Tim Waits on donkeys trotting around a baseball diamond in the name of Cystic Fibrosis The event is a Donkey Baseball game sponsored by Oak Crest Inri Convalescent Center and the New Braunfels Parks Depart ment and it happens Wednesday night at 7 at the Unicorn Baseball Teams will consist of local celebrities and former lxcals are Payne and NB Police Depart ment Mark parks depart ment mayor pro Jim DPS Clark and New Braunfels Herald 7eitung Will Canyon High School and Thomas Can CHS vice principal Pros participating are former San Antonio Spurs James Paul Coby and Mike former Pittsburg Stetler Ron former New York Mets and LA Dodgers catcher Jerry and former LA Rams defen sive back Doug Scarbrough Tickets are So or adults and high school for grade school and free for children under 5 Theyre available at the gate and proceeds will benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation na tional research medical projects and health clinics such as the CF clinic at Santa Rosa Childrens Hospital Some ol the rules of the game in clude the team in the field all use donkeys except the pitcher and cat who play from the in field must be mounted when the pitch is batter hits the mounts the donkey and rides around the if baserunner falls off the donkey thnttimes or if he is on the ground and does not have the reins in his he is out when chasing the the player must lead or ride his donkey player must be mounted to throw the Donkeys will include The Boss Double Super Charlie Mr T Genuine and KT iKxlra Terrible It sounds like quite an evening Nothing new to report here In Harold is considering saving time and money by running this same forecast daily for the next month or so Stop me if youve heard this Continued hot after noons and mild nights with a slight chance of afternoon or evening thundershowers Highs will you guessed in the mid 90s with right in the low to mid Humidity levels will remain in the 70 percent keeping daytime conditions sticky and muggy and generally un comfortable unless youre in side and kicked back in front of the good ol Thf Menu 45 3 DEAR Photo by Deryl Clark Lake area residents want stringentanimal controls By JOHN KASTNER Correspondent Residents in Comal especially in the Saltier and Canyon Lake say they believe commis sioners court should act immediately to better enforce animal control measures before someone gets hurt or killed Last year in lhat County Animal Control Officer Glen Elliott picked up a total of 95 stray cats and dogs in the Canyon Lake and Bulverde The current animal control order contains a leash law for the county and also requires a license and rabies vaccination for all dogs and Bulverde resident Laura Pittman said she and her husband Ben operate a ranch with sheep and goats in and stray dogs are a major problem You just cant keep enough of an eye on your Pittman Most of the especially since we have some good some as high as ti huge dogs jump over the fence and come on to my proper ly In July Comal County held public hearings con cerning a proposed animal control measure calling for more struct controls and lesser licensing fees According to many were in favor of a county leash although the proposed ordinance only required owners to have their animals tagged and vaccinated If an animal became a nuisance or was considered the proposed ordinance provided for fines to the Pittman said vicious animals could le ordered removed from the countv Pet owners still disagree with the license sug gested at S5 per year for neutered animals and S25 per year for unneutered Canyon Lake residenl Paul Wadkins said he is also concerned aboul Ihe slray dogs because owns 65 The bad thing aboul all of this is during the night time hours or some days when I am not at home or there is no one to watch them for Wadkins said Let me make it perfectly 1 dont have anything against he I have three of my they are all welltrained and the point Im trying to make is just dont throw the fault at the dog Its the owners fault If the owner would only take care and feed the this certainly would not happen so much and it certainly would help to combat the he Tim a representative from the Texas Depart ment of Health in said that even Ihe best or dinance would rely on cilizen parlicipation to be effec tive When people see animals being they will have to report it and the courts and the sheriffs depart ment will have lo keep an eye on Ihe ordinance to en sure that it is strongly Its give and unless you both get together and pull in the same youll never get out of the Long Comal County Animal Control officer Olen Elliotl urges pet owners lo have their pets spayed and neutered as sewn as possible as to help alleviate the stray dog problem the county Weekend filled with accidents Weekend accidents in Carnal County left several people hospitalized Sunday afternoon just before 2 p m Mark and Laverne both 01 were injured when their motorcycle crashed into a 1979 Camaro driven by Gina of Canyon Lake The Webers remained in McKen na Memorial Hospital Mark Weber suffered abra sions and while Laverne Weber suffered cracked ribs and internal injuries Department of Public Safety Trooper Jim Shea said Long was cited for failure to yield rightof According to DPS Long pulled in front of the 1984 Suzuki from Old Satller The accident occurred at FM 2673 and River Road just south of Satller near FM 306 Long did nol report any injuries in the mishap though a 12yearold girl riding with her did sustain minor in On a threecar accident that occurred around at KM 2722 and FM 2673 sent five per sons to where two re mained as of this Walter of Cleveland and Hilde age of 261 South Live were passengers in a car driven by Pearl Tolle of 977 Martin was admitted to intensive care with head and internal in while Guettler was admitted to a medical floor Wallace and another Lillian Mar also from were treated and Drivers of the other two vehicles Rosie ol Route in New Brayfllels and Hasel Elliott of RojyAe Box mG were ajlso injured and were Irealed and released from Ihe hospital All the victims were transported to McKenna via thee Canyon Lake Emergency Medical Services vehicles According lo DPS driving a 1974 Dodge was stopped at FM 2722 waiting for traf fic lo clear when she was struck from behind by Wallace driving a 1981 Plymoth The impact knocked the first car into the path of Rivers 1980 eastbound on KM Wallace was cited for failure to control Another threecar accident earlier Saturday at Texas 46 and KM 2722 resulted in minor injuries to Patricia and Clayton both from San They were sandwiched between two cars when the driver of the lead attempting to turn north onto FM became undecisive when a flagman in the road wanted them to turn into the southbound lane because of equipment in the driving a 1986 Ford slowed for the first car but was struck from behind by a 1986 Chevrolet which knocked the Bronco into the 1981 Chevette ahead of No injuries were reported by the three passengers in the first vehicle See Page Council leaves vendor enforcement up to staff BY DAVIDMAY Staff Writer Roadside predominately seen peddling their wares during the summer at busy intersections and along much traveled continue to pose a large problem for city of ficials attempting to enforce city health and building Of ficials Monday asked New Braunfels City Council for en forcement in told Plann ing Director Mike whose department is largely responsible for to continue as it has with enforcement while the matter is taken under council ad Problems have been fewer this year as compared to previous attributable to fewer visitors because of current river said who stated he expects those problems to mushroom again next City Manager Joe Michie told council problems with vendors go on all year long and are not confin ed strictly to summer Temporary food vendors pose an obvious Shands in that if a foodbom illness were to officials would have little chance of tracking its Shands said all businesses have been handled under the same ap Comal County gets nutrition project money By SARAH DUKE Staff Writer Comal County Health Nurse Mary Lou Erben said she is delighted that a program aimed at keeping lowincome mothers and young children healthy is on its way to this It is We have the WIC Erben said earlier The health nurse has been working to acquire the Infants and Children nutritional program in Comal County for several The program had been stalled while a county medical program got under Concerns about a lack of slate funding placed Comal Countys WIC program in Im just delighted that our hopes came Erben adding that she had written legislators urging them to fund an expansion of the pro Comal with roughly people living at or below the poverty was at the top of the list of Texas counties needing the WIC Were just glad that our county hasnt been Erben Beginning in local women A poverty level population of some persons places Comal County at the top of the list of Texas counties needing meeting the programs guidelines will be eligible to receive coupons for A local headquarters for the WIC program will open in the county health department offices in WIC program officials said last month that the when it expands into Comal will be able to serve 550 women and Officials could not say this morning how many clients the pro gram will be able to serve when it first Nancy nutrition coordinator for the state WIC offices in said Comal County has been approv ed for the WIC program because fun ding is We did not know if we would have enough Cise She added that the next fiscal year begins in Oc Page Another trip down Main streeteyed By JIMWEBRE Staff Writer Downtown restoration through a main street improvement project may be included in Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerces program of work for chamber president Jean Pfeuffer said Mon Attempts lo revilalize New Braunfeis in the past have fallen shorl of hopes as more and more businesses have announced closure and vacanl store fronts add to the growing list of aging facades along San Antonio A committee including city coun cilman James City Manager Joe architect Karl Frizlen and others have discussed the possibility of another attempt al downlown said Pfeuf fer during the chambers monthly board of directors meeting in Downtown Merchants Association president and chamber business pro motions committee chairman Ray Schoch said the project remains viable although the city of New Braunfels should take the iniliative but lacks Penney department store has announced it will close its New Braunfels outlet after and one owner of several properties in the core downtown area has pro nounced his efforts dead for the foreseeable Yet private in vestor aclivity is considered crucial Ray Schoch to the success of any revitalization A consultant architect more than five years ago oversaw the restora tion of the exterior of the historic Schmilz Officials and involved citizens see the downtown plaza as a crux of polenlial restoration and But withoul realizalion of viable commercial city planners and a 1984 Main Street Commit tee appointed by thenMayor Bar bara Tieken have wrestled with what See MAIN Page 2 Comal County jurors send Little to Rusk A Comal County jury Monday rendered a unanimous decision that will send Leonard Earl Little to State Hospital for a 90day evaluation in the second phase of his competen cy The hearing was held in 207th State Pistrict Court by visiting Judge Patricfc Clark from Orange on a mo tion from District Attorney William Based on the jurys of Universal will be examin ed and evaluated over the next 90 days whereby a third hearing to set Littles length of stay there will he WtUe was fpwnd incompetent July 13 by a jury to stand trial on charges here ol aggravated robbery bwglary ol a Canyon Lake UacQiatested ttten by the jury agreed with tJbat Little suffers from multiple personalities and other diagnosed mental It will depend on the report from said defense attorney Jack Robison as to whether Little will be placed there indefinitely following a third court date all in line with state mental health He said the 90day period was re quired by law because Little had not been evaluated Robison said he expects Little to be remanded there Unless there is some radical change in condition in my certain ly is not going to show conj Littles atierney sjid he resist any report stay at nm HtaspM   

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