New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, September 2, 1987

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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 2, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas Unicorns pummel Travis High, Page UA New Braunfels yiv vol 134 No ITO We tx* I lev e New Braunfels rtlllties softball team won the Cops i Bobbers Softball I'oumament last weekend We have a picture hut the folk** who were gonna »<>me bs and give us Uh* mimes etc hadn t do so bs press time today so we ll ex tend our congratulations here across ye ol stammttsch We always krx*w that if the NHI guys could hit a tuill as well as thev trim trei s Dx*v d win or at least place well the field trip tor persons in terested in che* king out Central Texas towns that have attempted and sin i tsnled in rex Hall.’mg tm* ti downtowns is a go for s«*pf Jo \ j passenger \an »** available The itim*rarv is to depart from our cits ll.di parking tot at h a rn to arrive m «.eor grtown .ok) meet A iv lait Wood of Hie area *hamt**r of (arn merve at atmut * K> lo a rn at tm*sr illy hall arrive Bt»undr*x k about I . a ti arni meet Marion Wells of that town * chamtier amt do lunch ar rive u. lax st.ar I at about 2 p rn or st* anti meet Pn k Westmorl and of ’hat town s ifuimtier arrive in Seguin at atmo’ lpm to m«s*t <icorge Gtegg of that town s * hamber arrive ha* k in tog New Braunfels about a p rn with att Dud neat tl'Wl v aUotiai insight in hand if vou wanlia go *all Jam ut Jo* Mn hie s offn « at t»2S V42J VS \|‘ There will r» a put*ln frier’*r t, the Heft Schneider Huorti ie vt ii «»t *o Sew Braunfels Salton.* Ba* * m*re v * nj ixigltta !*r von will want '< '* there And ot oiurn ok* a* said Ute putti* t« rn net! lf* tom f I; ti* ITC    Xi s    11V »    !'    MJN *11 Iii I hr t it v ohiih ii arni st silt mum in* stat xxv* .Mi * utvtroi of Mlltnunte only arx! ma vat premise signage l„e!jev of tin* Veterans it! f (ti Wars Auvtltarv Port . I to sh**uid pay attentn*n *>» this I tx* IHMn« t F ive President \nlta Y ey Will tx- at Dx* s**pl * meeting lo* inspect Hill I WK'ai Vuxiitnrv Presj<Wilt t* velvn h r>t sav s I et s have a g« ■ * alt* it dame it is alw av s a p easurv to fvave \nila Visit <ior Auxillary TTh* S.**I I nuts i tub tnt lTtursdav is hosting the great great grandson of (ten sam Houston sam Houston IV a' guest g«e.tfc* r I tx hi*** ling I teg ms of emit si* at noon at I* agios Hall arid Houston will tx* iitlhxlut od bv hall Wells at** is also a member ot Dx- san Ja* into I mb tieing ttv*- Un is t dev endant »*f «•!* ut it** two mort fantom names rn texas historv is a matter of jx*t sot i a I pride fxit it someDmt** * aux some raised eyebrows when I aru int balu* ell said Houston wfio is of hat) It is also a matter «»t pi l l* that tx* * all bleak tux* (rom Ills job as a sales IeprescfllatlVe with a st*x*l srrv ices lumpany in Houston lo make s^xx * fx*s before school J talents aint civil groups througfMMi? til** stat* New Braunfels Herald Publishing Company 707 Landa St Now Braunfels, I i-xas 781 30 JSPS 37 7 8fjl 1 Wednesday September 2. *987 25 Cents * • Pages Con men working Austin to San Antonio corridor 8, DAVID MAY Stat! Writer Groups of sink con artists posing as utility repairmen are working ix*tw*x*n Austin and san \n tome and targeting primarily elderly femal* honnxiwners in a scam that is bilking residents out of thousands of miliars New Braunfels Police l.t Felix Bogue said there haven I U*en any reports of the ton occurring iocaily hut ai knowledged it could be only a matter of time tx*!or v he eof ten t ♦ gin operating in New Braunfels Bogue '.ad the scam involves a person or persons posing is utilitv representatives or repairmen wan ting to iii>j»«*ct a home for p*>iential gas or water leaks or electrical problems on** of their tricks Bixjue -ays is to make a property owner think that a dirt sample which ignite** into a t>al! of fire at the touch ct! flan ga> die! Uh* dirt flares up Un a use the con artists w maturated it with lighter fluid and brought Dx* with them into th** hoax* Tile unexpectiag ai *»• .eveDx-y * ave a j**t*-nltaliy dangerous ga''I Th**y fell them thev can have a crew co repast It next week or they can fix it 'Hi th* I have ample *k come arni ide sootier fur a lot less than the company would charge said Bogue Then they may come ba< k lr a **ek or tw and run the whole gamut again The deceptive repairmen are report eh > ecetving several hundred dollars per home where they have sui cessfully conned their v let im Homeowners here who ar** apprr ach*-! by tits ’ repairman should chec k first to se* ti that p**i sin » wearing a company uniform and driving a company vehicle New Braunfels t Didies Manager Bob s«»pn said all SBI employee^ wear blue shirts Aith a while < gt and are often seen wearing t ae huts with the ar > logo emblazoned on them Sometimes an emplovee will tx* wearing a whde company T 'furl ii the sum mer Th** first tip-off would tx* if the driver is in an ut marked vehicle said Sohn adding that th* sevon I tip-oft would tx* that NHI employees are n*>t allo.'« * to make any kind of monetary arrangement** in th** field whether for themselves or for the company Our people absolutely Woul n**t cl** ‘bat Th.;* . eolith*’ of interest and would r**suil ii instant let See SC AM Paqe , A Kraft, Chapa stall easement condemnation ComFund gets going B , SAR AH DUK E S’aO Writer Two New Braunfels < ’its Council members stalled a move Tuesday to begin condemnation proceedings against property txionging lo a loc ai duple Council members Loraine* Krait ar I Ramon Chapa Jt blok a stand “ at New Braunf* > L lit *•> officio -said will cost money Homeowners of citing to the p* ce of a utility ease meat trave ha!te»1 construction of a sewage line which will serve residents near Btseders < ’reek Irene and Kirby Wilson of cc Bock st pleaded with the council not to authorize condemnation action be urb) VS 11 son said he move by NBs «* across the pro but ne is upset tats have chang * ifiern.c tor th* voted against th* ut domain for the ffectively stalled »ni\ tive council ht- meeting and a •nitre council is shouid tx* tell .v per! v owners .* out a * ompron she did not wan iemnatinn actu sn and the pr« ■ hey should wet she t-l'fc-d th.; proceed wuh cor id! ii --be had see th* property where the propus* t sr g» inc will he Chapa did not join in the discussion prior to the roll call vote. but cast a nay vote along with Kraft Kirby Wilson said Ik* and ms wife had agreed with NHI represen ’ dives on a ; nee for th* easement <tn<f when it came time to formalize ’h* agreeement NBL changed the price I rn not here to stop- progress I rn really not But we had an agreement with these people and they backed *ut I don’t know whether or no! a verbal agreement is worth anything in this day and time but I thought it w as and I w as w rang VV dsori said He added that since NHI began Us move to obtain an easement in June !h** utilities have continued construe* Don of the .sewage line on surroun ding property and crossed hts proper tv without his permission or know ledge NHI wants a Jo foot construction easement and a Jo foot permanent * aM*ment across tile VSils<*n proper Th** Wilsons said til** easement would run along th** side of a hill *x*hind their home The property is m the fksxf plain of Bheders Creek NR! General Manager Bob sohn *<ud the easement would tx* in the * r*x*k ixfxi on relatively unusable pro The VV 11 sot is told council they w ere et* ed >per sguare toot for th* ease?’lent near Blieders Greek NHI See STALL Page 2A County officials plan closed door meeting minis .inners wit esvon fhursdn rn in commis Retifesentatives deriving money * ComT umf drive gathered it Hor drixc* packets an pan yr* leaders Oi md Hay Schoct St bo OOO money ♦ rom the rom th** ae and other ors Man f, d re Dive pi ck Koegie i The 1987 that augtTH ♦ dfious agencies nudl Comal County ampaign workers •SterJay to pickup <*p talks from cam Stan Cunningham ComFund goal is fits tfie budgets of more than 20 soma* and human service agen ties county-wide Wooers p!ao to contd t sfDaii businesses industrial concerns proles sionai offices anc others in an attempt to br ig the drive to an early and successful conclusiof before the end of October A victory rally is planned tor October 6 at T Bai M Ranch Stan Photo! appoint Uh ai chm rg<*tK y ptanji mg * ii11iit*111**** for hazardous mater lals man.igcmcnl appoint m«*»nbers to * Ti lid VS el tale Board correction plat on canyon Kake K states vacate and ret) I at 74 lots t *g* • only Pct 4 regulate fhe discharge of ii * .ii ms in sutnJiv isions «■ st abl i sh change fund policy lur til interested department' lim? item transfer in i lea.suret s tiudg**’ for cashdrawer increase let* for handling of non sui! < em funds checks lot all dei ar .»*nts wIn*, ti I*** cive checks a* < ept 4*i blot strip ut right »l w ay from i adread in Huntei ppnive v laims Bnal approval of Oakland l. t* 1 .!•’ I nit A Pct I executive session as authorutxi \i r **...>» |7 Sec 2 e to confer with a ahey regarding penang or * *m'emp,.ib*d litigution I to p rn t>udg*‘t workshop tm c dnstables fount> Court At l^iw Judge .m*H auntv Clerk S**r ST AMMI ISCH Page IA Tlx* rain alai coolei temps Of tfx* past few djvs wet** flints Dial tall is around the comer But tfx* calendar ain! Dx* forecast both indicate it is still summer in s«Hith lex.is Sunny arui IxM today and ihutsday with readings iii the mid ‘sis Clear nights vs it ti tows !x*ur is* No mention ut lam as I abor Hay wt*ekt*nd approaches The Menu BUSINESS    8    JA CLASSIE III)    8    I IB COMICS.. .    bB CNOSSWORD    3A DEAR ABBY    UA EDUCATION    13A ENTERTAINMENT    SB RAI MDU SI UP I    I    7B OPINIONS    4A SPORTS ...... ll    1?A Nine utility projects set H, SAWAN DUK I St«N Wt dt*f lite New BlViiintets I tlhDes is s t to tx'gin w*h k on lim** rx*w pm leets tfiiougtii>ut Dt** iitv tiiati** pitKsibie thntugfi a t**»n*f I'Six* aw al *f*xl I tx*s*Jav NBt s ixmd * (Kins**! Ploy <1 VAestemian san! tx* is pleased w itll tit* approved 7 Ti jx*r» erit interest rate which was Dx* lowest of five buts for a TX 4 million fiend issue The interest rat** came in just lower than the antu ipateil 7 H ^*r ten! rate We Merman said it was tiai*1 t*> pre*1ict the rate fxxause Dm*!** had iH*t been a comparable Urn*! issue recently (if Dm* five interest rates bul two wen* more than h percent and Dx* other three were near the 7 8 percent rate NBl General Manager Bob sofiri said the tioiMt issue signifies a sjarit of cooperation tx*tw«x*n ttx* city and th** utilities We ap predate the c«ioperaUve effort you ve shown It s very important for Bi** utilities to get on with Dx* projects I think our continued cooperation w it ti in the community will allow us to move forward sohn told council members Tues day of th** nine new NBl projects eight which will tx* funded by th** See NBU. Page ;A Wurst fest Association seeking lease V artier this veal a Wurstfest c\»m iii it tee began exploring the possibilities that exist tor utilizing the waterfront p«»itxxi of the former Dittlinger Mill property Uxate*1 a* toss I.anda .street from the Knights**! * dlumbus Halt I tx* Wurstfest Association tonight til** pr*ip**rty in I JTA and at the same time sub leased a portion of ffx* 14»w**r Color'ado Biv**r Authority jim jK*rty (rom tt»« N«*w Braunfels I Ditties Ibis dctuxi alkiwed the construe turn of an entrance to the festival gi'ouixfs *mi I .anda Street now krxiwn as <iate «i aixl an entrant e to I ai rid a lJark The area on Dx* east side of tfx* rock building tiowever is physically removed from the festival grounds arid offers little opportunity for use aside from additional parking area during Dw IU day s of Wurstfest Hits committee consisting ot Gary Bird as chairman Alike Dieter! robin Hoffmann Doug Miller Milton Chair, and Bill Reeves, has received approval from the Wurst lest Board of Directors to solicit leas** propissals I rom businesses and or individuals who are interested in operating a tutx*r entrance on this property (fur mg the summer months It is apparent by the worn footpath eroded banks arxi Die damage dom* each year to Dx* fencing that this is a very popular spot tor tubers to enter Dx* Comal River Wurstfest Association committee is seeking proposals tor persons or businesses to lease this property banks al tfx* cornel of the property Currently, tubers unload in the Knights of Columbus parking lot walk fx*rx*ath the banda Street bridge and follow Dx* fencing along Dx* banks until it runs into the Dry Comal Just iou yards down tfx* See LB Ase Page JA ;

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