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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 16, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas                                New Braunfals 158 New Braunfels Herald Publishing 707 Landa New Zeituno Texas 78130 USPS 377800 AJ J Sunday August 50 Cents Four 40 Pages The stammlisih above Is the work of Gene Having moved to New Braunfels a year ago from Gene says ho and his family are familiar with der Stammtisch bel das orllich Gaslhaus which is recreated for us call Harold or Jim at G259M4 to set up a time to have lunch on Harold And for all you other aspir ing artists and draw us a slammttsch table that fits your iea of what a table for cronies ought to When we use it atop this column on any you get lunch on Thge last fesv have been at Pals but were flexi Send your stammtisches to Harolds Stammtisch 707 New Texas Pictured below is Wade Ohnheiser of Boy Scout Troop 119 and spon sored by First United Methodist Wade is a junior at New Braunfels High a member of the Unicorn soccer team and the son of Tom and Theresa Wades public service project In an attempt to fulfill requirements for an Eagle Scout designation is to clean up and refurbish Babe Ruth Baseball Field at Comal Here Wade is engaged in trimming the fence line of the Included in the project are sanded and painting repairs and cleanup of the cage and trash He is completing some 40 hours of public service work with the help of Eagle Scout Bart and another wouldbe Eagle Jeff One In Boy Scouts become Eagle IhraldZeitung Correspondent Ed da Buchner on vacation in Ger has been sending us post cards showing things like buildings and oilier neat In her latest Edda tells us she has met the very pleasant mayor of our namesake and he tells her he is planning lo come lo New for Kdiiu is supposed lo be finding out what happened to Prince who left town to go get his sweetheart and bring back the he owed for land on which our com munity founded Solms was ac tually here in what is now Central See Page A Alter a high in New Brauniels of yy ex pect a similar mercury reading Sunday and Monday with overnight lows in the up per 70s We likely will have mostly cloudy skies Sunday but you can believe the sun will vaporize em away by South to southwesterly breezes at from 10 to 15 miles per hour will which means go to the go to the prepare iced tea or mint but in the spirit or har monic convergence think somes PMS4SIY ENTERTAINMENT 7ui 3A HU Back in the saddle again County attorneys assume wait and see stance about Bulverde Ranches f vr f v The Guadalupe River Saturday was running at about cubic feet per second after Ar my Corps of Engineers decreased the ouflow from Canyon Dam Friday While the river is deemed safe for tubers and swimmers at something less than 700 the cfs plus flow seemed like a cake walk to some en thusiasts after the past two months of cfs plus flows following heavy early summer and late spring The release from the dam is likely to remain at the current level for the next several weeks as Canyon Lake draws down to or near the conservation pool of 909 feet above mean sea Photo by Deryl Clark By TRAVIS POLING Correspondent A suit by the State Attorney Generals office against a local developer of an illegal subdivision has been ruled in favor of the state and will result in compliance from the defendant as well as thousands of dollars in William developer of Bulverde Ranches has been found in violation of Texas Department of Health rules regar ding installation of water Swinney was found in violation of the regulations in 1984 by the Health Department and the case was turned over to the Attorney General after several failed attempts at seeking Swinneys The violation consisted of having an unapproved public water system serving his Bulverde area subdivi Any system serving 25 or more persons is considered to be a public water system and must have approv ed engineering plans to be submitted to the health Bulverde at the time of the investigation in had over 25 people being served from an old well which was originally for use only by the original ranch house located on the The one well was all that served the subdivision for several years and has had residents in a constant battle for a better water Two addi tional wells were eventually added but not enough to supply adequate water pressure for the Assistant Attorney General with the Environmental Protection Divi Tom said that the judgement in Mondays nonjury trial was an interlocutory judge Judge Caton has given Swinney 60 days to file engineering plans for a water system to the Health Department for approval and another 90 days for carrying out the approved After the 170day compliance period the judge will assess the By not fining Swinney says they hope compliance will be much easier for him to Godard says that the state is ask See Page2A Canyon Lake area water service faces shutdown tax below state median By TIM WAITS and SARAH DUKE Stall Writers Some in families in four subdivi sions near Canyon Lake face the possibility of losing their water supp iy Officials Irom the Texas Attorney Generals Office have told Peyton owner of the water system serving the to make major repairs to improve the water Water company of ficials said they are financially unable to make the i equired repairs Ivan owner of the water reportedly has petitioned the state health department for permis sion to cease operations of the system The commission has not responded to the request and in the meantime subdivision residents are organizing to keep the system operating Peyton associate Patti Mvers said Friday repairs to the water system requested by the slate would cost more than the company can are not going to cut the water Myers The Texas Health Department is asking us to build a system and thats just no she added Peyton Enterprises serves Little Saltier Scenic Properties and AustinSheridan Development subdivisions James Pope ot the Texas Health Depart ment has cited the water system for tailing to provide proper chlorination or Poor water quality in the system prompted the attorney general s office to hit the company with a lawsuit earlier this The suit could cause Peyton Enterprises to pa as much as a day until needed repairs are made The suit has not yet been tried in Peyton recommended property owners lo seek water ser vices from the nearby Summit vaca tion Estimates indicated that water could be obtained from the resort much more economically than making repairs to the Peyton Ed Nolan with Summit had no comment when contacted by phone Saturday Raymond a Sattler Estate has appealed to Bill Clements for assistance to stop the water system Irom shutting down In an open letter to the gover Feinberg said in families are in danger of losing their water Peyton Enterprises intends to cease providing water to all these Please help us Feinberg said Saturday that the residents of the subdivisions are not at odds with Peyton but are simply organizing to find a water See NO Page2A The Comal school districts tax levy last year was increased by percent for 198687 while the New Braunfels school districts tax levy last year was increased by per cent for the year as compared to a percent increase for the average school district in Last year trustees in the local school districts adopted budgets totaling billion and levied local property taxes totaling billion to pay for The state provided billion of foundation and the re mainder was funded by school lunch and other federal bond sales and other The figures come from the latest issue of Bench Marks for 198788 School District Budgets in an annual publication of the Texas Research an educational corporation engaged in governmental School budgets adopted last year called for spending an average of per student for current opera tion plus for interest and repay ment of debt and per student for capital NBISDs budget provided for per student for current per student for debt service and per student for capital outlay based on the students enrolled in the fall semester of CISDs budget provided for per student for current per student for debt service and for capital Comal school district had students in the fall semester of last The average salary for classroom teachers paid by NBISD in 198586 was while C1SD paid an average of for classroom The average among all school districts in Texas was per classroom In NBISD the average salary for administrators was while in CISD the average salary for ad ministrators was Other pro fessional support employees such as nurses and supervisors earned an average salary of in NBISD and in Statewide payroll expenses average per as com pared to in NBISD and in Payroll expense is a combina See Page2A New Braunfelsers respond to cancer patients plight By DAVIDMAY StaH Writer Early indications are that Jo Ann Uodriguez is winning her battle against a rare form of cancer that threatened removal of her right It is possible that the tumor may but its chance of spVeading are minimal thanks to the com munitys her family is win ning their battle lo keep their finan cial heads above We have caught up with our bills and things are going much said Henrietta rlios last Id like to thank a lot of people who have all been very Jo Ann is midway through her schedule of week long radiology treatments at Anderson Hospital and Tumor Institute in She is experiencing side ef fects from the treatments such as exhaustion and But the doctors have told the family that they believe the tuinpr will not She was afflicted a rare tumor diagaosed as a neurp fibro tumors normally form deep in tissue though in thjs the malignant growth formed and at itself to her pelvic It grew very large and doctors at first eared they would have to perform a radical Its presence was detected by Jo Ann just before her 21 bt birthday in May Following surgery in Jo Ann and her family have been traveling back and forth from Houston so that she can receive radiology treatments scheduled to undergo five days a week for six They tdocotrs have said there are no chances of it said Rios They think they have got it beat Because of the required trips to and Irom requiring the mother to miss many days of a financial hardship had been placed on the They fell behind on rent and other FUos coworkers and the local responded The family has so far received some through a trust fund established at New Braunfels National Bank and about another was raised through special 1 am very 1 thank the Lord lor answering my 1 wish there something I do for the Rios especially expressed Horny adolescents Two young residents of Buddy and Nancy Jordans wildlife ranch near a dama and a kudo pronounc ed display their spindly legs and adolescent Some 200 exotic animals reside on the 187 acre ranch northeast of Bulverde in Comal County where the Jordans raise and sell the creatures to zoos and refuges world including Saudi The Central Texas climate and say the is an almost perfect place for raising such The Jordans have their hands put its worth the effort to have these unique and beautiful breeds gracing the limits of their Lone Star Read Sarah Dukes story and Deryl Clarks photographs in the HeraldZeitungs Sunday feature   

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