Wednesday, August 5, 1987

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 5, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas Hennig vaultstoS WTS Page 13A New Braunfels 150 New Braunfels Herald Publishing 707 Landa New Zeituno Texas 78130 USPS 377800 AJ Wednesday 1987 25 Cents Two 26 Pages Stammtisch Pretty in practice Harold and staff have received several telephone calls and even a letter or two expressing disdain for our more complete television program The print is a bit small for some we heard you and were working on the Expect a change Stay New Braunfels merchants are welcome at an informal meeting to discuss our downtowns economic status and ways to improve Things get going about 3 Thursday in Heavenly Delights Ice Cream Shop on San We have some beautiful little and not so little houses in New Braunfels that would serve as spiffy bed and breakfast There are several around our fair and tourists just love good Kristina Smith is setting one up and would just love to work with other interested B4B folk to form a refer ral Her place is at and aspiring operators might want to call her at 6291458 to talk about the potential for a bed and breakfast registry and referral service Kristina also would like to thank the folks at Farmers Mutual Insurance Company and River Run Condominiums for returning her stuff Seems Kristinas were taken by some delinquent juveniles who mistook her car for something they should break into Women have a one in three chance of being victims of sexual assault sometime in their Sex ual assaults can occur virtually any time and to any Older women are vulnerable in that many live alone and statistics show 4 per cent of the elderly women who reported rapes allowed the assailant into their homes under some The Hays County Womens Center is offering a personal safety workshop at 1 18 at San Marcos Public The workshop for which admission is free will cover safety at on the while traveling For mure call 24 hour support for victims of crimes against women is available by call ing Texas Commission on Alcohol and Drug Abuse has given state Sen Judith Zaffirini the Outstanding Freshman Legislator Award for her contributions in the area of in halant and substance abuse educa tion Commissioner Margaret Sharpe said the Laredo Democrat far outshone any other potential candidate for the award based on work during the immediately past regular legislative session of elected Rep Lamar llSan 2lst Congressional will hold what Ins staff calls town meetings at several Hill Country Aug from 10 to il our congressman will meet with constituents at Mountain Valley Middle School in Saltier south of Canyon Lake Weather prognosticators have penciled in a slight chance of afternoon or even ing thundershowers over the next several days That svould be but being only a 20 percent il is not too likely our prover bial fried egg on a sidewalk weather will continue with highs in the mid 90s coupled with humidity levels in the 70 percent Partly cloudy tonight with lows in the mid 70s turning mostly sunny tomorrow with highs again in the mid Light southerly breezes around 5 to 10 are expected The Menu ClftSSHPIP 34 m EDUCATION m HOI 44 mam 4 Hill Country Junior Miss Julie Lowery rehearses a number for this weeks 1987 Texas Junior Miss program at New Braunfels Civic Nine teen top high school students are competing for the title of Texas Junior Miss in prelimaries Thursday and Fri day at 7 and in final competition Saturday at 7 Admission for either preliminary competition is S5 and for the S8 for reserved seats and for general Tickets are available at Chamber of Kristis and Krause The 1988 Texas Junior Miss will follow in the footsteps of Kayse the 1987 Texas Junior Miss from Recent Texas Junior Miss Margo Whitt received a total of in scholarships dur ing the 1986 Par ticipants will be vying for more than million in collegegranted See Pages 1 and 2B for more information on the con testants and the Texas Junior Miss Photo by Deryl Lack of communication delays subdivision work By SARAH DUKE Staff Writer A city review board Tuesday forc ed Investments to eithermake expensive changes to its plans for a subdivision on Morningside Drive or leave completed and sold homes set ting empty because the area does not have adequate fire Rickey who recently pur chased a lot in the new now is wondering about his future home A few weeks and his wife Sheri were ex cited about the prospect of building a home for themselves on the property they had just purchased in Vista Hills Hanks was surprised to learn Tuesday that there was essen tially no fire protection for his new Rickey and Sheri Hanks paid to JBJ Investments as a downpay ment with the understanding their first home could be built on their lot in the Hanks said he knew nothing about the water situa tion in the area except that it was provided by the city of New The New Braunfels Building Board of Adjustments and Appeals denied JBJ Investments a variance Tuesday to occupy homes in the subdivision without first connecting to a 12inch New Braunfels Utilities water two completed homes in the subdivision are connected to an 8 ineh water which Fire Marshal EJroy Friesenhahn said is not capable of providing adequate fire protection to the new The developers Tuesday said they had made an agreement with the fire department and allowing them to complete the 16 homes planned for VISTA HILLS SUBDIVISION QUALITY HOMES FROM THE SOS J s rf the first phase of the subdivision without connecting to a larger water line even though they knew the small water line was Craig engineer for the said today that he is drawing plans for a water line to complete the loops Friesenhahn and NBU have Once the line is the owners of the two homes in the subdivision will be allowed to move Intruder knifes Canyon girl A young Canyon Lake girl was stabbed four times in her left shoulder early Tuesday evening when she surprised an intruder who was ransacking her familys Canyon Lake Hills The 13yearold Kate was treated at the scene by EMS technicians and was later taken to McKenna Memorial Hospital by her mother where she was treated and Comal County Sheriffs In vestigator Danny Ybarra said authorities are searching for a white male approximately 16to 18years of He was described as having a slender standing about 5 feet 7 seven inches tall and had straight shoulder length hair No other features or description were Ybarra The suspect entered the house through a second story window by climbing up a television The mother had gone for a walk and her three daughters had gone to a friends according to The victim returned home earh and surprised the who grab bed a kitchen knife and attacked stabbing her four times as the girl at tempted to fight off the He had found S130 cash that he made off with as he ran downstairs and out a door on The teenager was found about five minutes later by her Police have only few options when pa rents arrested By DAVIDMAY and JIM WEBRE Staff Writers When New Braunfels police were called to a laundromat early Sunday morning in the 900 block of West San Antonio Street they became involved in a touchy disturbance and were ac cused of improperly leaving two young children in the temporary custody of A woman arrested for public intox ication became enraged when the of ficers took custody of her two young daughters and left them for a short time in the company of two apparently complete until the children were taken by an off duty policeman to a San Antonio childrens It was agreed by officials involved that had there been a shelter in place the problem would have been The good news is that a board of directors is accepting applications for paid staff to begin operation of an emergency childrens shelter in New Braunfels and the shelter should be open But the lack of a local shelter meant the encounter with what they felt was a critical situation for the two children involved and an alleged ly unruly adult left the officers with no immediate option other than to call state child protective workers after first exhausting all other remedies for disposition of the I guess we did leave them with strangers if you want to be said John who was working off duty at a nearby grocery store and assisted Patrolmen RobeVt Diaz and Tommy Gonzalez when he said he saw that the situation was getting way out of He admitted the children were left with but only for a short time and were never You become the unwilling except you have more than fiduciary said the There is no one right thing you can The incident began shortly after midnight Sunday morning when police dispatch received a report of a Police said when they See Page2A Jeff Robert Nohra and Jerry the partners who make up JBJ said Friesenhahn and NBU officials agreed to the arrangement during an undocumented preconstructton con The JBJ development is intended to provide smaller starter or down scale singlefamily residences in a See Page 2A Rezonings now before council By JIM WEBRE Staff Writer New Braunfels Planning and Zoning Commission Tuesday voted to recommend several zon ing changes to city council and ap after enlightening discus a bed and breakfast operation on With the exception of one rezon ing request and one vote concern ing a bedandbreakfast opera all votes were unanimous with commissioner John Dierksen abstaining three Approved for recommendation to the council by a 4to3 vote was rezoning of more than five acres off Loop 337 from singlefamily and twofamily residential use to local business use under the citys new ClA designation Developer John Thomas promised that his commercial office project would be aesthetically pleasing and similar to The Oaks shopping center adjacent to Thomas Several neighbors to the site protested the developers 1 would like to see a plan before they put something next to my said Chuck Engler of The vote was Geneva Tojn etstesl and Chris Weichsel yoMag in favor Robert Jon and Jeff Mund voting against the rezoning Dierksen abstained and chairman Joe Hartigan did not Dierksen abstained and the other commissioners voted in favor of recommending approval for a change in the zoning for just fewer than 13 acres in Northridge Subdivision on Norlhpark Drive from multifamily housing use to zerolotline residential and singlefamily residential The change would be unusual in that it asks for a lower density residen tial designation from a higher density use Developer is Steve Taylor as Commissioners voted also to recommend a change from single and twofamily zoning and multi family zoning to commercial C 3 use for some 17 acres between FM 725 and Old McQueeney Road north of the Iselin Mill The developer is Alfred Friefce Fricke had requested an in dustrial for soflje of the but agreed to a blanket commercial zoning after The developer also was cautioned to be of ujjdergrowad ujjjjygs to tfee and to plan npt to allow conjmer Page2A