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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 19, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas Page 2A Herald Zeitung New Braunfels. Texas Wednesday. August 19, 1987Weather AIDS Water Watch Comal River.....................412 cfs (same) Canyon Lake inflow............ 988 cfs (down 31) Canyon Lake outflow............ 1,460    cfs (up IO) Canyon Lake level............910.90*    (down .21) Edwards Aquifer..............628.18    (down .05) 'Because of the hiqh lake level repairs to four of the Corps of Engineers parks and several boat ramps are now taking place. Two boat ramps at Jacobs Creek and one at Cranes Mill Marina are open North Park and Jacobs Creek Para are open for camping and portions of Cranes Mill Park are open to the public Forecast SOI TH TEXAS Mostly sunny and hot days, generally fair and warm at night through Thursday Highs in the upper 90s to near HH) except near 90 coast and 104 to 107 along the lower Rio Grande Lows in the 70s to near 80 NORTH TEXAS Mostly lair through Thursday with hot afternoons Low tonight 72 to 78 Highs Thursday 98 to 104 WEST TEXAS Sunny hot through Thursday, but partly cloudy tonight Isolated late afternoon and evening thunderstorms through Thursday Highs Thurs I day near 90 mount ans to 105 Big , Bend Lows tonight mid 70s valleys of southwest to mid 60s mountains Extended Forecast Friday Sunday SOUTH TEXAS No rain is expected Continued lair warm nights and sunny hot afternoons Lows in the 70s except low 80s along the immediate coast Alter noon highs in the 90s except 102 I to 108 extreme south and : southwest WEST TEXAS Mostly dry with I temperatures near or a little above seasonal hoi mats h ridav through Sunday Low s Panhandle and South Plains mid 60s Highs lower to mid 90s Low Permian Basin upper 60s Highs mid to upper 90s. Lows Big Bend country near 60 mountains to lower 70s lowlands Highs mid 80s mountains to around 103 along the river NORTH TEXAS No rain is ex peeted Friday through Sunday Lows will be in the mid to upper 70s Highs will be in the upper 90s to near 102. Texas Weather Mostly tau* skies and hot temperatures were forecast across most of Texas through Thursday with excessive heat to continue across central and southern portions of North Texas Highs in the area are expected to reach about 107 forecasters say There is a chance ut isolated thunderstorms over West Texas and along the Red River Valley in North Texas through tonight Forecasts are calling for mostly tair skies and hot temperatures statewide through Thursday Lows tonight will be mostly in the 70s and 80s except in the moun tams ot West Texas and the Panhandle where readings will be iii the 60s Continued from Page IA misinformation concerning the incurable disease “Where can they go? What can they do? I think this is going to come up It is a bad problem for the whole family. People need to know that you can still hug that person and love them and you are not going to catch it It is just terrible the public opinion of this disease ” Locally, there are several AIDS counseling services in San Antonio. Also. Hospice New Braunfels officials have said they are ready and on call to care in home for AIDS sufferers locally. Hospice organizations across the country are caring for AIDS patients Hospice New Braunfels staff say they are they are not afraid to care for AIDS patients The National Centers for Disease Control reports that AIDS appears to have been spread generally through sexual relations and through sharing of intraveneous drug needles, common among users of illicit drugs It is not found to be transmitted through casual or everyday contact Until blood testing and donor procedures became more profound in 1985, persons were being exposed through transfusions of contaminated blood This type of exposure led to an increase in women and children exposed to HIV About 35 percent of those exposed to the virus are expected to develop AIDS Nursing Director at McKenna Memorial Hospital Maria Norton said that someone who might have received contaminated blood through a transfusion would be contacted by the blood bank at the time of the discovery “They would be notified If you haven't received a letter you are okay.” said Norton “You can ap predate the detail they (blood banks) go through in record tracking. Look at what that blood bank did to contact that person McKenna nursing staff have undergone counseling and educational training in handling persons exposed to the virus Such courses have helped to mitigate fears associated with the disease Other than the hospice, no other local facilities are accepting AIDS patients at present for long term care Mary Carroll, administrator at Oak Crest Inn Convalescent Center said the state pro hibits nursing homes from caring for persons with infectious diseases, including AIDS. “I see it as something we are headed for.' Car roll said in reference to a grow ing need for nursing homes and hospitals to establish wings solely for occupation by AIDS patients Water Continued from Page IA signs on their front lawns that say "We Have Water Problems.’’ to deter real estate agents from selling property But the signs weren’t put up soon enough to keep Keith and Donna Or dean from moving into a house on the street a few weeks ago and inheriting the water situation “I wish we had known about the water situation before we bought the house/' said Donna Ordean “We definitely would have thought more about buying it “ One family of four uses a five-gallon water bucket tor basic hygiene needs and buys their drinking water The family members said often times the water goes off when they are in the middle of taking a shower The residents also say they are being charged for water which they do not use or do not receive “When water is taken away from us. it causes a vacuum.” said one resident It takes everything out It even siphons the water out of toilet tanks When the pumps pump our meters run on air We pay for air that goes through them ” \nother resident said We can show you bills that show that all we are doing is pumping air. 2.000 or 3.0(H) gallons of air " Residents said that efforts on the part of Peyton Enterprises to correct the problem have been attempted, but rn bordered equipment or installation of improper pumps have delayed actions One homeowner said he sent a letter to the Public Utilities Commission a few years ago. but the PUC sent a letter to Peyton Enterprises. which in turn sent a letter to the resident He said Peyton’s letter stated that the resident was a complainer'’ and that calling him to tell him the water pressure was down was “harassment “ Peyton was unavailable for comment The water system originally designated for Village West has been extended to other nearby residential areas one homeowner said He said Peyton Enterprises has added water to more areas from the same line “The more houses you on to the line the less water and less pressure there are to go up here said the homeowner Every new house that goes in has a new lawn and the\ water it Leave Police Report Irene M Harrison Services for Irene Margaret liar risen ut Eden Home will be at 8 p rn today at Zoeller Funeral Home liar rison 88 died Aug 18 at Eden Home Born Jan 25. 1899. in New York N Y Harrrison was the daughter of James and Margaret nee Van Lud wig Beatty She married Alvin T Harrison in New Jersey in June of 1923 He preceded her in death in 1976 A New Braunfels resident tor seven years. Harrison was a homemaker and Methodist She was a member of Rebecca Lodge in Bishop (’alif Survivors include one daughter Barbara Hand of New Braunfels six grandchildren and nine greatgrandchildren Memorials may be made to Eden Home Gustave Heinemann A memorial service for Gustave Heinetnann of 822 Timber Drive in New Braunfels will be at 7 p rn Frida v at the New Braunfels Presbyterian Church at 573 Howard St Heinemann 79. died Aug 19 al Four Seasons Nursing ( enter in San Antonio Survivors include his wile Carol Heinemann of New Braunfels, one daughter, Martha Johson of Bahrain and one son Frank Heinemann of Pittsburgh Memorials may be made to the Presbyterian ( hildren s Home in Itasca or the charity o! one s choice Police Tuesday afternoon in vestigated burglary of a business in the too block of Lamia Street A microwave oven was recovered behind the store It is undetermined as yet what may else may have been taken in the incident Theft of a 2on pound floor "ale was reported to police The incident occurred overnight Monday at anet nee in the 500 block of North Walnut No cash was contained in the sate Criminal mischief was reported early Tuesday morning in the 2oo block ot South Casten street Arrested Tuesday morning on a charge ot possession of marijuana undei two ounces was .scott David Zeilner. 23. of Seguin He was arrested in the I64)n block of Kuehler Avenue following a report there of a disturbance Nothing was reported stolen in a burglary of a motor vehicle that occurred Tuesday afternoon at Hinman Island A vv oman in the I jaw block of Lawn Terrace street complained that sllu cash was removed from her bedroom sometime Tuesday morn mg A restaurant manager reported Tuesday night that hi" 1965 red two door Ford Mustang was stolen from in front of his establishment on VS ainu! Street A woman in the 2oo block ot Red Bud Street told police her male roomate had assaulted her daughter during a domestic disturbance Tues day evening The roomate gave police a different story He was taken to jail on outstanding DPS warrants Theft over the weekend of jewelry v alued at S4 750 was reported to police Tuesday The theft reportedly occurred from a residence in the 40*> block of South Union Street Cash and items valued at $370 were stolen from a c ar Tuesday evening at Hinman Isalnd Drive A man said his pants containing his wallet were stolen from the Lan da Park bathhouse Tuesday evening His pants and wallet sans SJO were later found Congested traffic Tuesday after noon near the Union Pacific railroad crossings in the Boo block of Walnut Street was the catalyst for a three car. cha in-react ion mishap The only injury reported was to Lacie Elizabeth Saunders 6 of New Braunfels she was taken to McKen na Memorial Hospital by New Braunfels FMS The child hit the windshie.d when the car in which she was riding was rear ended by another which had hit from behind by a third vehicle Saunders was not seriously injured Persons with information regar ding any unsolved felony crime are asked to call Crime Stoppers af 620 TIPS day or night and speak to the officer on duty Callers remain com pietely anonymous Crime Stoppers pays rewards of up to Si OOO tor in formation that leads to the arrest and grand iury conviction of persons committing felony crimes Continued from Page IA Allegedly. Diaz has been draw mg full-time pay from the city although he has been working less than full time Zapata was Diaz' supervisor The investigation comes after incidents of misuse of city proper tv dating back to when public works had a different director A source requesting anony mity said public works employees several years ago were shown to have taken city gasoline repaired personal vehicles and otherwise misused city property ultimately leading to the resignation of Hyden s predecessor and ter mination of at least two employees The case was in vestigated by New Braunfels police although no arrests or charges were forthcoming Michie said Hyden was given an opportunity to resign He chose to resign of his own free w ill " City Councilman Ramon Chapa Jr brought the reported wrongdo mg to the attention of city council last week although some ques turns about operations at the city s public works compound wore already t>eing investigated in house Vt that time city officials said the matter was an administrative matter subject to closed attention by city staff other allegations about the public works depart ment state that the department has hired illegal aliens and city equipment has tut*n used for per sonal uses Sanitation workers Tuesday "aid thev were not told of their department head's resignation and learned of it and the remov al of the other workers through word of mouth They said they are con cerned about losing their jobs and did not want to be identified Hyden s resignation was reported yesterday in the Herald-Zeitung The workers' complaints in elude allegations that some workers are paid more than others for the same jobs for no ap parent reason One man who picks up garbage said he has worked for the department for two years and makes less money than employees on the job a shorter time Other employees said they never received raises that they were told the would get after a probationary period Michie said the city government is into its second year without granting employee pay raise" Although some money was includ ed in last year s budget for raises he said city officials have not determined how the funds will be distributed The amount would tx-down around the I percent range the city manger said Michie "aid city employee" are granted "tep raises after a three month probationary period After the employee has com pleted his probation he is eligible tor a step increase It > not really a raise it " a step increase After the initial probation raise then you re not going to get a raise un til council grants one he said The city manager said employees supervisors reborn mend raise" ami then they must be approved by department heads Guards Continued from Page 1 A agreement none of the security officers carry nightsticks Alvarez said he arrived after the confrontation between the other security officer and the Grist Mill patrons had subsided VV hen he arm ed .Alvarez said he explained to the people that it was his job to enforce the policies of the management and that they would hav e to mov e on The security officer in question was contacted recently and told a story that differs from that of the Smiths although he also said he can not state positively that it was the Smith party > confrontation he is recalling The security officer the Smiths claim was antagonistic would not identify himself but was identified bv the Smiths as UK de Kincaid of the Comal County sheriff s Department Kincaid said he was wearing nothing on hi" person that identified him as a member of the sheriff s I department or any item that belonged to the eoun tv The officer says that the area out side the hall which is pnv ate proper tv for customer use was crowded with listeners His duty was to ask the people to move on or go inside He said he was challenged when he asked a party of belligerent by standers to leave Kincaid "aid one of the men whom he believed to have been drinkit g t>egan poking him in the chest and friends of the man pulled him back and after several more minutes of verbal confrontation He said of the man whom he claimed poked him in the chest If it had not been so crowded that night tie would hav gun** to jail Kincaid said he was within hi .rgai rights as a s**v uTltV Officer pal by Gruene Hall when he asked th man to leave the premise" pay fo admission or go to jail The management does not object t people stopping and listening t >everai songs from outside the ha* hesaid but when they start to cam OU* on the gras" a" some were the we have to ask them to .eave V ic kl Smith is concerned th* others age herself and her husban wi. I tx- treated inappropriate.; Gruene Ha.! needs to get their ai together she said Gruene Hall however balli" a together on the night in question ar the management s stand customers are obliged to pay ii listening to the performant e omeowners: Borrow up to ^10,000 with no collateral It you’re a homeowner who needs to borrow money, get the homeowner loan that doesn’t ask tor collateral. Not even a second mortgage At Commercial Credit. You’ll get low monthly payments. I’p to 60 months to repay. NX'e’li even take your application over the phone .And usually give you an answer in lust 24 hours To find out how you can quality tor >10,000 w ithout putting your home on the line, call us today commercial C redit We’re up trout Fair. Plain talking AMOUNT TERM MONTHLY PAYMENT SS,OOO 60 month 1126 70* $7,SOO 60 month J190 OS* | §10,000 60 month $2S A 40* Other amount' and terms also available a Commercial Credit Company • ITW.)1' Annual Percentage Half KUMI I ll i and i Kl DU Dis XBI! 11 V ISM KASi I ...WAH ABI New Braunfels: [.anda Plaza (Omer, 351 Panda St., 625-6216. Discount Furniture Summer Sale!! Free Lay Away Free Delivery Low. Low Prices! All King Koil Mattresses SALE PRICED! SALE PRICED Four Drawer Chests SOLID OAK Heavy Duty k j Bunk Beds 'JPK I r r $29900 Includes/Mattresses Recliners ism fin*“Where your neighbors are buying their furnitureIon rn 9 JO 6 OO    Npvt    To K Mort    b2t    5    ",lni5,1 10 00 4 00    IlCAl    IU IVIflall    b?9    4343 ;

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