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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 6, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas FBI searches for bankers missing wife New Texas August Pagt Edllofs note A KeffVille radio station has reported that a body has bfeft found oh the Prison Cahyon about 10 miles south of Kelt where law enforcement officers have been searching for the missing wife of a Kerrville The Kerr county sheriffs department said it knew nothing of the but an of ficer with another law who asked not to be said it was his understanding also that a body had been A noon news conference was KERRVILLE AP Authorities searched for the wife of a prominent banker after her clothing and jewelry were found in a creek near her Foul play is suspected in the disap pearance of Joyce Louise We do not have any concrete We do have some clues and are following up on Kerr County Sheriff Cliff Greeson said The womans Roland chairman of the board of the Bank of called Greeson Tuesday morning to report his wife Two men were questioned Wednes day but were determined not to be in Greeson Greeson said no ransom note was Texas Department of Public Safety FBI agents and local officials searched for the woman Wednesday in the Verde Creek about 5 miles from her Prison Canyon Ranch home and where the clothes and jewelry were found Greeson Walters was on a business trip in Houston and became concerned when he was unable to reach his wife by telephone about Mon the sheriff A dress Walters was last seen wearing and other items were found near the banks of the which is less than a mile from a store she officials Greeson said Walters told him his wife was alone in the house Monday the last person she was known to have talked to was a Camp Verde store employee about Mon day on the Walters called ranch and store employees Tuesday morning about his wifes whereabouts and called the sheriff when they had not heard from Greeson Walters was to have gone to San Antonio Tuesday Greeson Lake Dunlap Trotline By CAROL ANNAVERY Correspondent Lake Dunlap Area Volunteer Fire Department President John Robert Slifer passed away July a World War II and Korean War and retired insurance was one of the founding members of the LDVFD and was one of its most tireless He did everything from greasing the building the fighting and raising to mowing the He kept pace with all facets of the fire department business and had almost total recall of past operations and Slifer had been suffering from lung cancer and had been confined to Audie Murphy V A hospital since January of this He was a member of the American Legion and Veterans of Forelgh Without Sllfers expertise and the department will never be quite the He will be greatly missed by all who knew A special business meeting of the LDVFD was held Wednesday evening of this week to replace the vacancy left because of John Slifers Vice president Hank Pearce assumed the duties of the director Coonie Mills assumed the duties of the vice An election was held and Herman Hanks was elected to fill the vacancy in the The first reading of the application for member ship on Jeff McDougall was The next reading will be at the business meeting held the se cond Tuesday of The LDVFD responded to four alarms last One was a house New Braunfels and Lake McQueeney fire departments Another of the alarms was for a controlled Please assist your fire save and energy by calling in to New Braunfels Central and reporting all controlled The number to call for a controlled burn is The number to call for a fire is Ken Jordan is off to Fort active duty for two Members of the Lakeside Baptist Church wish to express their appreciation and thanks to the LDVFD for the use of their facilities for family night held earlier this The community is very fortunate to have people like the LDVFD to serve as they An apology is extended to any neighbors who might have been disturbed by the music after 10 there is volleyball each Tuesday night at Potthast Come out and join your If you have items of interest for the call 6259144 or bring them by the HeraldZeitung of fice at 707 Landa Motor vehicle group awaits lemon law aid AUSTIN API The Texas Motor Vehicle which is swamped with Lemon Law is wailing to see if Bill Clements will OK in creased appropriations to help deal with the The Legislature this year ap proved four additional lawyers and several support staffers to help the commission out com plaints from Texans who have problems with their cars and Clements office said he would announce his decisions today on the appropriations bill approved in the recent special I think its working commission member Sally Her mann of Alvin said Wednesday of the Lemon But its taking a little bit too long to get anything it takes about two years for a consumer to get a com mission hearing on a Lemon Law Henri Ten the commissions assistant director for said there are about complaints pending Ten Brink said the additional staff would allow the commission to hear up to 40 cases a in stead of the current Cases rul ed on Wednesday by the commis sion included some involving com plaints that began in 1985 In addition to the recommended fund lawmakers this year voted unanimouslv to eliminate auto dealers from he Until the law was changed this the commis sion included five dealers and four members of the Under the nesv which was backed by th Texas Auto ikrs the commissi has been reduced to six membei none of them auto Wednesdays meeting was the first at which here were no auto dealers on the commission We felt that the time had come to modify the makeup of iiie com mission to rid it of the continuing controversy that we have with manufacturers over lie fact that the majority of the members were said Gene TADAs executive director Fondren said TADAs support for the change was sparked in part by court rulings indicating disfavor with having auto dealers involved in regulating auto Commission member Her owner of a water line con struction said the dealers would be I felt they gave some insight into some of the problems that the public members were not able to see right off the 1 think they were a very valuable she Clements signs bills AUSTIN APi Gov Bill Clements is nearly done reviewing the largest state government budget in Texas his staff Reggie Clements press said Wednesday the governor likely would finish making his decisions today on which in dividual appropriations in the billion budget he would veto The governor has authority to knock separate appropriations out of the states spending plan with his lineitem veto Clements has until Monday to com plete work on bills passed during the Legislatures monthlong special ses sion that ended July but Bashur said he expected the governor to finish this week The appropriations bill would fund state agencies and universities or the 198889 budget On Clements signed several more bills from the special Including a measure to reduce the number of performance appraisals or many Texas Teachers on higher levels of the career ladder who have been evaluated as satisfactory would only be appraised once a Probationary teachers and those on level one of the career ladder would be appraised twice Clements said the bill would allow teachers to do what they do best leach our It benefits prin cipals and administrators by reduc ing paperwork and unties the hands of our local school The governor signed another bill that would authorize the videotaping under certain circumstances of child victims of assault and sexual The old law was struck down by the Texas Court of Criminal The bill also would allow a court to require a person who has been in dicted for sexual assault to be tested for or acquired immunity defi ciency syndrome Other bills signed included those that would Allow highly qualified outof state students to pay instate tuition rates for certain graduate programs at slate universities Clements vetoed the measure after the regular but later said lhat was the result of a Enable some cities and counties to issue bonds to build KNOW 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