New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, October 9, 1987, Page 2

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October 09, 1987

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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 9, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas Paoe2 Herald-Zeitung New Braunfels. Texas Friday, October 9, 1987 Weather Music fest fun Water Watch Comal River....................... 402    (down    5) Canyon Lake inflow.................. 394    (same) Canyon Lake outflow................ 336    (same) Canyon Lake level............. 902.83 (down .02) Edwards Aquifer.............. 628.00 (down .01) Forecast    Sunday through Tuesday. Highs Sunday and Monday in the 70s NORTH TFX AS Partly to vvarming to tho 80s Tuesday. mostly cloudy tonight and Satur- Overnight lows mid .os to lower day. A slight chance of thunder- showers northwest tonight and    Texas Weather areawide Saturday Lows tonight 55 to 62 Highs Saturday near 70 A cold front moving across the northwest to the middle 80s south Texas Panhandle w as expected to central and east.    trigger some showers and WEST TEXAS: Partly cloudy thunderstorms over western and with isolated to widely scattered northern sections of the state showers and a few thunderstorms through Saturday through Saturday. Folder most The front, located in southern sections Saturday Lows tonight sections of the Panhandle at dawn 44 Panhandle to near 60 lowlands today, was expected to trigger of the southwest. Highs Saturday isolated to widely scattered near 90 Big Bend to near 50 showers and a few thunderstorms Panhandle.    in West Texas today. SOUTH TEXAS: Partly cloudy There is a slight chance of tonight and Saturday Highs 80s thundershowers over northwest except low 90s along the lower Rio portions of North Texas tonight Grande Lows 60s Port Arthur to and over other areas of North Port O’Connor - Tonight and Texas Saturday Saturday southeast wind IO to 15 Elsewhere skies will be clear to knots Seas 3 to 3 feet Port O Con- partly cloudy through Saturday nor to Brownsville - Tonight and Slightly warmer temperatures Saturday southeast wind near 15 are expected across most of the knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet    state _ a rt c    *    Lows tonight will be mostlv in Extended Forecast the 30St ranging froni the 4u‘s m Sunday-Tuesday    the Panhandle to the 60s in South Texas and along the coast SOUTH TEXAS:    Continued    Skies were fair to partly cloudy generally fair and mild Lows in over the state early today and no the 50s Hill Country and 60s moisture was reported along the elsewhere. Highs mainly in the front 80s except low 90s inland south    Early morning temperatures WEST TEXAS Generally part- were mostly in the 60s. ranging ly cloudy. A slight chance of from the 50s in the Panhandle and showers mainly Monday Con- extreme West Texas to the 70s in tmued mild afternoons and cool South Texas and along the coast nights. Panhandle and South Extremes ranged from 45 at Mar Plains highs mostly in the 70s fa in the Davis Mountains to 78 at lows in the 40s. Permian Basin Corpus Christi and Concho Valley highs mid 70s    Other early morning to mid 80s Lows mid 40s to mid temperatures around the state in 50s Far West highs lower to mid eluded 55 at Amarillo. 68 at 80s lows lower to mid 50s Big Wichita Falls. 69 at Fort Worth. 67 Bend highs upper 70s mountains at Waco, 64 at Austin, 67 at San to near 90 along the Rio Grande Antonio. 64 at Houston 66 at Lows mid 40s mountains to upper Brownsville. 67 at San Angelo. 62 50s lower valleys    at Lubbock. 64 at Midland and *>6 NORTH TEXAS: Mostly fair at El Paso The search is on!! DRl'MN ADROCHIT, Scotland (AP) — The head of the biggest scientific hunt for the Loch Ness Monster doesn't expect to find the real thing, but concedes he can't kill a 1.400-year-old myth with a high-tech hunt that begins today. •‘I’m certainly not going to haul a Jurassic reptile out kicking and screaming for you.” said Adrian Shine, refering to animals from a prehistoric era Shine, a 38-year-old London salesman, has studied the 754-feet deep loch for 14 years and heads Operation Deepscan Loch is Scottish for ‘‘lake ” More than 20 motorboats run by IOO volunteers today are expected to form a single line across the mile wide lake and sweep the murky dep tbs with the latest American sonar equipment for any large objects that might be Nessie 'I am looking possibly for a very large fish ” he told a news con ference Thursday night “I would Im* delighted with a 20-foot eel or sturgeon or something like that ” Whatever does emerge, even Shine say s the legend that begun in 565 A I) when St Columba punished the monster for attacking one of the saint'*'followers will bs eon mFu »ther Coma! County Community Fund directors Ernie Mendez and Dick Koegle record a public ser.< e annocn erne KGNB KNBT Radio to <et th * dc: Mc km a R ut “ *• O Gruene Music Fest to benefit Oct. 18. seven local bands r form for $2 in Gruene Th horseshoes clowns, artists c cie Arts Theatre's Inner Cir e are free and proceeds will go t 20-odd agencies in Comal Cou p *> Fund-raising not enough to pay off Papal-visit bills Lunch and Learn program to focus on growing from loss Firearms SAN ANTONIO AP < atholu officials say they have raided enough money to pay the bill.'' .ocurred from the kept 13-14 v lsit of Pope John Paul ll Bishop Charles \ Grahmann said Thursday from his V ictoria ut fie* that the $2 43 million collected so far can cover all of the bills for the papa. visit hav e been p There § pro! We There w ill be >ver I know that. he Hits! an is left It will ift from the people of Te On Oct. 21. the Comal County Extension Service w ill sponsor a Lunch and Learn program on ‘ Growing Through Loss ” Judy Kovacs-Long a licensed professional counselor, will present the program, which will focus on the loss of a spouse, a child, a parent, or other broken relationship Kovacs-Long will describe the various stages most people experience and offer advice on coping w ith these losses The program will be held at the County Extension Office, UIS N Walnut, from 12 lo to 12 50 pm Par ticipants may bring a lunch Tea w iii be provided for 50 cents. To pre register, call 625-9178. County Continued trom Page I agents and we hope that will con tmue ’ As the process of interviewing and hiring an assistant extension agent begins. Durham said he hopes to have some input in that selection “The individual needs to be the type that will fit into the community and office situation It is important to mesh as a unit Barbour told the court he enjoyed his work in Comal County and his relationships with both the court and the community "I have enjoyed working here ” he said “I do hate to leave the good people here in the county.” In other action, commissioners voted 2-to-l to enter into a one-year agreement with Dr Carlos Campos to become the county’s health authority Commissioner Clyde Jacobs voted against the agreement Campos’ hiring will be retroactive to Oct I and was made necessary by the expiration of an agreement with Dr Dorothy Overman Campos duties will be to administer medical services during regular sick calls to the county jail, provide supervision for jail nurses, and resource and legal authority for the county nurse and sanitarian Jacobs’ objection to the agreement stemmed from additional and un budgeted expenses for the remainder of 1987, although the county does have money to pay for those costs in surplus funds. Campos’ 1988 earnings, placed bet ween $16,900 and $26,OOO based on $50 per hour, have been included in next year’s budget Liability insurance coverage will cost the county some $9,500 “Just because we have a dollar doesn t mean we have to go out and spend it,” said Jacobs after the meeting We had a communications problem but I don t like to be pressured We are adding services and costs without first seeing if it is justified ” County Health Nurse Mary Lou Erben and Sheriff Walter Fellers endorsed the agreement with Campos Fellers said the fact that Campos was bilingual was a plus because of the high number of hispanic prisoners housed at the jail The county received only one bld for the repair of a concrete boat ramp at Canyon Lake Village and that bid w as opened The bid came sn only minutes before the ll 30 am deadline and was $37 850 more than anticipated repair costs Commis stoners based on estimates provided for repairs, expected costs to run SHMO The bid was by Myers Construction from Wimberley A company spokesman said the bid was hurried ly prepared and was based on repair to six boat ramps, not one Commis sioners court requested that Myers Construction and County Engineer Mac McCoy negotiate the price and report to the court at next Monday s session In another 2-to-l vole, again with Jacobs casting the no vote commissioners approved a line-item transfer within the district attorney s budget to allow for a clerk working Ui hours to become a full-time clerk District Attorney William Schroeder told the court the clerk had been working full time since Sept. 7 and requested full-time wages be reflected retroactive to that date Unspent monies budgeted for a new computer terminal and typewriter maintenance were transferred to cover those costs Jacobs said he felt ‘ a bad precedent' was being set if commissioners allowed department heads to request such changes “after the fact ” Schroeder apologized to the court for any inconvenience caused by the transfer request delay In other action, commissioners — for lack of a motion, denied a variance to the private sewage facility regulations for a homeowner in The Schuetz subdivision The request was to waive the requirement that the homeowner attach his discharge lines to a sewage main in the subdivision — set a $15 per linear foot cost for letters of credit regarding street construction pursuant to the county’s subdivision regulations and gave the county engineer authority lo increase those costs if necessary The move is temporary as the county continues reworking its subdivision regula lions Continued trom Page ’ fleer permanently licensed under lh* authority, of Art 4413 29aa \ A C > Vernon - Annotated Civil statute is allowed under this order I he last section addressed con cerns bv man) Canyon Lake residents complaining ot per -. n-target hunting in subdivisions creating hazards for residents living nearby In essence Jacob sorrier would u t dress pecificallv tho*'*- concerns aired bv an overwhelming!' pro Ilion crowd that asst* earner if legislature A -econ CHI Stammtisch___ Continued trom Page * pm to I a rn saturday Oct I" The dance is a benefit performance for Smithson Valley High .School Future Farmers of America and ad mission is $4 in advance S at the door well gate really Money raised will go to buy equipment and provide maintenance for the FFA -poultry and livestock projects Beer cold drinks and set-ups will be available If it rains or there is a snow blizzard or incredible sand storm, the dance w ill be held mild** the spiffy entercnnment hall instead of outside New Braunfels Volunteer Fir* Department will do a rummage sale to raise funds for equipment and such The sale will be at Krueger Chevrolet’s used car facility at 472 W San Antonio from 9 a rn to 5 p rn , and donations are needed lf you have something to donate to the cause call 625-4782 or 625-9289 so the guys and gals can come pick it up The Lake Dunlap Volunteer Fire Department s long awaited benefit barbecue is Saturday beginning at 4 p rn at Riverbend Park and what a day it will be The weather will be absolutely perfect for the fun. which will feature The Texas Gunfighters and the Saddle Tramps Band, along with games Donation is only $3 jo and the money w ill be used to help buy much-needed fire equipment and pay for firefighting training Community Education is sponsor mg a Health Fair at the Bracken Volunteer Fire Department tomorrow from 9 a rn to noon A blood analysis will be done for about $10 • don’t eat or drink after evening meal the night before). Other exams and information are free Downtown Retailers will meet this afternoon at 4 p rn at Heavenly Delights to talk about downtown "t* iUFkjc*iv mkt* amt rt* “You don't kill myths with science.” he said. Shine organized Operation Deepscan to follow up on his much smaller 1982 expedition which recorded 40 sonar contacts with large, sometimes moving objects as much as 350 feet deep “Loch Ness monsters are different things to different people." Shine said “My Nessie for today is a sonar contact that I don’t understand yet If the three-day probe verifies the 1982 sonar contacts, Shine said it still will not be possible to determine just what Nessie is “Then, we will go on to the next stage which will involve other technologies so I don't expect to t>e able to finish the job entirely he said The more than 4.000 reported sightings of Nessie in modern times have included long necks vast tails and a pnmev a1 flipper Skeptics hav« dismissed them as everything from ducks otters shadows and rocking vegetation to a \ iking longboat A mix of believers and skeptics including more than 300 journalists from as far as Rio de Janeiro Brazil and Tokyo have flocked here to watch or participate in the sonar sw eeps of the 23 mile long lake AARP publishes brochure about property tax relief The American Association of Retired Persons is offering older homeowners in Texas a free brochure that explains state pro grams designed to ease the burden of the high cost of property taxes In rex as older homeowners tan get property tax relief through the* Homestead Exemptions ann Homestead Tax I referral Program-Homestead Exemptions exempt a portion of a home s assessed vail* from property taxation Homeowners age 65 and older t an qualify for an exemption of at least $15 " lr the [referral Program eligible homeowner- receive a loan to pay property taxes The loan does not have to be repaid until they die or sell their homes These programs can be of tremendous benefit to older persons I ope that as a result of AARP s edu. ational efforts many more pee* pie will take advantage of It AARP Saegert wants to get this information into the hands of those who will truly benefit said Mice Korthauer of Brenham AARP s state director for Texa- With more than 2* million members KARP is the nation > largest organization of Amen*.ans -and older It is a nonprofit non partisan organization which offers a wide rang** of membership benefits legislative representation at tm* federal and state leve.s and educa ttonal and community sen .ce pro gram carried out through a nations network of volunteers and loca. chapters The assoc istion offer' a variety of educational and advocacy programs for older worsen wh« make up one fourth of AARP ' membership For a free single ropy of the brochure send a postcard to AARP Fulfillment DI2737 1909 K St N 6 M ashington D *    13**49 fewer than two dozen person- asked commissioners to enforce existing state and local law- pertaining to public safety anc asked that no measures that wou.d further restrict or prohibit hunting be considered \s far as I arn concerned it deals with the issue of public -afetv and that s all I want I ion ! care about Bur eau ai eg* Continued from Page I (led more than 60 papers in nit journals and professional tg proceedings VS uh a special consumer psychology he has ! a- cor-uitant to Prentice Ha.. her - Firestone Tire and Rub southwestern Bels Telephone i > Postal Service Office of .er Protection and the ^an \n Conv en lion and \ tailors among others •rt currently -erves on the ad ommittee on educ ational ad at ion for the coordinating Texas * olleg*- and University He ha' also t*een a member of the I TNA Strategic Planning Task Force chair of the southern \-soc ta Hon of College- and Schools sei‘ study Subcommittee on ''peciai Ac fix dies and ( hair of the I TS A < bllege of Busine" I en are and Pr * *r. * * Review Committer He has served on the ed:f ria. review board of Psychology and Marketing and The Journa of Advertising He is prest tent of the Division of Consumer Psychology of the Amene an Psychologic a. \-v« bon for 1987 kb saegert received hts bache., r s degree and hoi Is a den torate in psychology from the Cm vers:: v of Texas at Austin SBA Obituaries Berino Alves Services an* pending at A**..**: Funeral H**me for Benn© Alves of Rout** 2 in New Braunfels Alw- Ti, died (ret 8 at McKenna Memorial Hospital Arr arnement- are pending Dr. Raymond F. Buck Jr. Droves tat services for Dr Ray mood f Buck Jr a. will be held at ll a rn saturday Memorials may be made lo Eden Theological Serninarv 475 E Lockwood St Louis Mo 63119 Continued trom Pagt t Jacobs through both New Braunfels and * any of) Lake » Chamber of Com mer ce as many as 18 businesses responded claiming businesses losses it the neighborhood of some $4**),0(jo Those responses were sent to ’h» -tate s Division of Emergency Management on sept 18 Bu-inesses affected will need to nu***: with SBA officials who will be in town 1 ret 14*16 to receive applica bons and ask any questions Offices win be established in the courthouse annex in room 215 Hours will be Get 14 and 15 from 8 a rn 6 30 p m and Get 16 from 8 a rn noon I think it - great said Jacobs of SBA s decision to qualify area businesses for hardship loans “It s the government working Once the initial call was made bv the county judge we had a lot of help from state offices and the g<>*. ernor and it is very pleasing to see Clark is out of town this week and was unavailable for comment According to David Hawkins an aide for Smith the SBA has adopted interest rates of 4 percent for small businesses and 9 percent for agricultural cooperatives who are approved for economic injury loans to be repaid over an average of one lo five year span Also businesses will now have un til July 8 1988 to apply for injury loans Those unable lo obtain ap plications next week can call i-800-442 7201 or write SBA offices in Grand Prairie for applications and information police Report Theft of a bicycle valued at $275 was reported early this morning at a residence in th** iou block of West Perryman Street Burglary of a residence that *x curred sometime within the past two months in the 9oo block of Dunlap Drive was reported to police Thursday Stolen wen* thm* violins fishing equipment and a color telev i-sion at a combined loss of $ I, I ll A forgery that occurred Wednes day at a convenience -tore on Ixiop 337 was reported to police Thursday — Police Thursday afternoon ar rested Gerald Jones Sr . 59 and Kale Jones, 57, of Canyon Lake, on a charge of (Tass C theft They were arrested at a grocery store in the 60u block of U S 81 East after allegedly shoplifting two cartons of cigarettes - Criminal trespass was reported around midnight Thursday at a residence in the 200 block of I S 81 Calvin Scott Smith, 18, of New Braunfels, was arrested Thursday night on a charge of reckless driving He was stopped in the 1500 block of Interstate 35 access road Criminal mischief to an auto w as reported Thursday night in the IOO block of North Live Oak Damage to the vehicle was estimated at $600 A New Braunfels teen ager was eited for failure to control his speed following a minor accident Thursday afternoon that sent a woman to the hospital Seventeen-year old David Lee Koepp s 1978 Chevy pickup rear-ended a 1979 Pontiac Bonneville driven by Donna Grabill, 31, of New Braunfels The accident occurred around 5:30 p m at U S 81 and Skyview Drive, only a couple of blocks from Crablll’s residence ('rabid went to McKenna Memorial Hospital in a private vehicle for treatment of minor injuries and was released Her 4 year old daughter, Becky was not injured According to police reports both vehicles were traveling west on I S 81 when C'rabill signaled and stopped to turn left onto Skyview when her car was struck bv Koepp s truck Neither Koepp nor his passenger, Edward Lozano, 17 were injured Person* with information regarding any unsolved felony crime ara asked to call Crime Stoppers at *20-TIPS, day or night, and speak to th* officer on duty. Caiiert are not asked to give their names. Crime Stopper* pay* cath reward* of up to ll,OM tor information that load* to an arr#st and grand iury indictment of persons committing felony crime*. ;

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