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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 11, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas New Braun falser digs in Page 7 New Braunfels 154 New Braunfels Herald Publishing 707 Landa New Texas 78130 USPS Tuesday August 25 Cents u Effective this coming Sunday we will have television logs in bigger The change is in response to reader comments that the letters couldnt be read by other than someone using a magnifying Several including one ol boy by the name Carlos Weiss who called to convey his belief that seniors watch television more than other we should do something about the problem we And Sundays Montage section will see the beginn ing of larger type for television This comes from a California lady On July I was in your lovely driving through on my way to meet a friend in San Just as 1 was about to get on the freeway that would take me north to San 1 spotted a lit tle dog going up the He was trotting alongside looking inquisitively at the drivers and heading for certain doom on the freeway So 1 stopped and picked him After being unable to locate his owners by canvassing the 1 loaded him up and look him with me i It was too late to find the dog pound and be ing unsure of your citys policy about selling strays to research laboratories 1 was reluctant to turn him over to the police Since then 1 have returned to my home in Southern and Angus the name Ive given himf seems to like it well for a He really wants to go home And Id really like to reunite him with his owners have my own animals and intended to keep him only long enough to find his home or give him a new one with someone else Angus is s male mixed probably dachshund terrier Hes a rusty red color with wirex fur He was found with a leather collar on 1 would be so grateful if you could publish this letter or write an article about the little lost dog who came all the way to California 1 know Angus will appreciate too Lets get Angus back home The letter is signed by Mary McDonaldLewis who gives her ad dress as 44U5 Risinghill Calif mow and her phone number as iHlHi J 14828 Coma County Emergency Childrens Shelter continues to ac cept applications for a shelter direc tor Applicants should have a masters degree in social work or at least a bachelors degree in a related have experience in ad ministration and able to be certified as a licensed child care center director Resumes should be sent to Comal County Childrens Box New Texas A few things to remember Coin Fund will be kicking off the 1J8788 drive the Comal County Fair is next month iand we will be publishing the official magazine for the and Comal Independent School District xvill hold a public hearing and meeting to adopt its 198788 budget beginning at at Frazier Elementary lHl 81 East in New Braunfels Any tax payer in the district can par ticipate Hot temps and sumi skies are forecast for the next several days with the high to day expected to reach 100 The heal index br ings todays temperature up to so stay near the Theres a 20 percent chance that rain will cool things off tonight with a low expected of Partly cloudy skies will prevail Call em Hyphantria cunea or plain oP but either way this year they and while they dont generally kill pecan theyre Absolutely horrendous From Staff and Wire Reports New Braunfels has been struck by an armv of webworms out to homestead in the citys pecan what an unsightly web they weave While webworms proliferate in New Braunfels a Bcxar County horticulturist said the pests are caus ing more problems for that countys pecan tree owners this year than in recent Local nursery owner Bob Pacharzina said earlier today that he has heard numerous complaints about webworms from local pecan tree Just take a look at Walnut Street and you can see the damage Theyre absolutely he said owner of the Plant said web worms are easily killed with proper Killing them is easy if they get spray on them If they theyll keep coming back year after he lie added that the worms generally dont kill a tree They just make the tree look ter ribly Bexar County horticulturist Greg Grant said Mon day preventive action should limit the damage caus ed by the insects that inhibit pecan production Webworms lend to be a nuisance during the an nual webworm although this year they are a greater menace than Grant said He also said it is common or Bexar County to ex perience three to five generations of worms in a season with the most severe problem being caused by worms that hatch just before and during he all The good news in Ihis bad situation is they are not deadly to the Grant said But they eat the and if you want pecan productionyou need the which are the food suppiv for he The insects will likely cause trouble off and on for at least the next m during the worms season Grant said But he predicted this years pecan crop will not be hit hard if people treat their by cither pruning to rid the branches of webs or by spraying with m secticide to kill the worms 1 dont really know why they are Grant explaining that the Bexar County Agricultural Extension Service office has been flooded with telephone calls from concerned pecan tree people think all the ram might have been a Grant said 1 guess it doesnt really mailer why Whal matters is the problem is here ami we have to deal with it See Page 2 One 10 Pages Corps may drop Canyon release to cfs soon Army Corps of Engineers in Fort Worth says they tentatively plan to decrease the release from Canyon Dam to about cubic feet cond as soon as this Friday pending a final decision by the corps Dallas division Release as of 8 today was cfs with Canyon Lake slowly dropping from a level of feet above mean sea Conservation poo If Dallas corps officials grant ap proval later today or the news will be welcomed by New Braunfels and Comal County river outfitters and other business operators whose revenues have been adversely affected by dangers both real an imagined as tourist trade has suffered before and after the recent disaster at business along the city operated tube chute on the Comal River has burgeoned due to the reluc tance of some vacationers to use the Guadalupe The Corps of Engineers decision to drop the cfsplus release that has prevailed since heavy rains over the previous three months brought the lake to just below the uncontroll ed spillway level of 943 feet above sea level would assume no additional rainfall above the lake in the near a spokeswoman for the Fort Worth office A release of to cfs is con sidered safe for most users and would ensure at least the chance of a profitable Labor Day weekend pen ding dry weather through the holi ferry Martin of White Water Sports says her business has not put any equipment in the water since warnings to stay off of the water were Martin feel she can still salvage a good Labor Day if we dont get anymore heavy rain Martin said she was relieved to see that the tropical depression did not make its way up this John Guenzell of River Valley Campgrounds said the only activity this past weekend was a guided raft This has been the worst season since the drought of 84 to hit us as far as business is Guenzell Our campground business has also been hit as I would expect some 80 percent loss which is See Page 2 Hays County solons okay CISD deannexation drive Bulverde EMS seeks from county requires volunteers By SARAH DUKE Staff Writer Hays County Commissioners Monday approved a move to change the boundaries of the Comal including the Spring Hollow subdivision in the Wimberley ISD CISD attorney Jim Yxalsch urged the commissioners to deny the request for a boundary change until it could be verified that every legal requirement had been satisfied Slate guidelines require that the commissioners of both involved Comal and make findings as to the social and economic impacts of the change Residents of the subdivision requested the change so Iheir children will not have to spent their early mornings Oops looks to me like both school districts are rejecting the social and educational benefits in regard to the economic I think if they would truly look at some of the social and economic benefits they would Craig Payne Hays County commissioner and late afternoons riding buses back and forth from C ISD schools Larry a Spring Hollow rest See Page 2 By TRAVIS POLING Correspondent The Branch Emergency Medical Service has re quested additional funds from the Comal County Commissioners Court to cover operating expenses for the remainder of The emergency medical service in the Branch area is experiencing a shortage in its budget because of expenses stemming from the lack of qualified EMS officials The requested xvould go for paid employees of the service who are filling the daytime positions which are currently lacking The EMS contingency fund has a balance at this Ap proaching the court for the needed monies was yet another way of trying to pull ourselves up by our own said Pat presi dent of Ihe EMS A lawsuit filed by the National Association of Counties against the Treasury Department for million in withheld revenue sharing funds nationwide may net Comal County approximately for community support If the federal government does not appeal the ruling in favor of the counties by 18 the check will be recewed within the County Judge Fred Clark sug gested that commissioners could take Aguilars request into con sideration and that some of the return on the revenue sharing return possibly would go toxvard helping out the shortfunded Aguilar says that the EMS is building up its membership and its volunteer but that the training lakes lime and He says the future of the EMS looks good if the community can stay At this he the volunteers are what will make the difference and a regular paid staff in the daytime is just not feasible because the service does not generate enough calls during that time Chief Appraiser Richard Rhodes told commissioners Monday of a line item transfer in the Comal Appraisal District budget for the purchase of a nexv telephone system for CADs new home Mill The to purchase the system will come from the CAD contingency xvith board and from an excess in the data processing Approval of charges against the cash alloxvanee for the cour thouse renovation were County mans death is believed a suicide A 18wheeled tractortrailer rig from Swift Transportation in wasnt trying to play Atlas and hold up the overpass at Walnut and Interstate the rig got stuck when the driver entered the underpass on the east which happens to be 25 feet but he couldnt get out the west which 13 feet 4 inches New Braunfels Police of ficers stopped traffic for the driver who backed out and took another Police say the overpass warns drivers that the other side is Photo by David A 43yearold Comal County man apparently committed suicide Mon day evening in the bathroom of his home in Sun Valley Village subdivi sion located between 281 and FM Pronounced dead at the scene by Justice of the Peace Harold Krueger was Jon Russell His ad dress was given as Route Box His residence is located on Sun Valley According to he was employed by General Portland Sheriffs deputies around 7 were called to the residence by the mans wife who ran to a neighbors house when Everage began firing a shotgun into her By the time deputies Everage had gone back inside and in to a where deputies ajt first were unsure if he sUU although they had xvhat they had been told that he might have already shot He was found dead in the By preliminary indica tions he put he a revolver to his head and fired one Also found in the bathroom was a 12gauge shotgun used earlier by We are leaning toward though we are not making a final ruj ing pending an Krueger said this Everages body was taken to Travis County medical examiners offices for Krueger said it was obvious from the inflicted wound that the revolver was used in the nxans Detective Dennis Koepp said details of the incident are still sket chy today about why the man began shooting his wifes car aAd what may have cajjsjsjjl him to commit He said wvesiigaiors are still gather
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