Sunday, November 1, 1987

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 1, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas Rangers take cross country Paae J2A Going downtown After previous attempts at the Chamber of Commerce hopes a crosssection of the business community can ensure a viable The key may be better coordination and true committment There is a stammtlsch at the Kaf Jee Haus at the Heritage Its In the lobby of the Civic Center and is a replica of those stamm tables for found in many Bavarian Pretty hostesses in Heritage Society Red aprons serve you plenty of Ice cold steaming hot homemade apple kuchen miniature gingerbread It Is one of the best values you can find right now anywhere of It displays your support for our Heritage And the gals are so Come and enjoy live entertain ment by your talented The Kaffee House opens at 10 Betsy Glpe performs between and 5 Sundays hostesses are Nancy Chafin and Tina Llndemann with Monday held down by Linda Claudette Doherty and Terr Gregory with entertainment by Julie Michle and Agnes Nancy Knieger is head hostess Lynn Ander son is entertainment chairman Roxolln Krueger and partners Dudley Sara Carolyn Barry and Stanley Wood ward take charge of Maxtne Estes created the Kaffee so single her out for cudos if shes The 1987 Heritage by the Is dedicated to Carroll and Helen two people who have contributed time and talent to just about evey heritageoriented activity In town for including the Sophienburg Wurstfest the Heritage There simply is no other family or couple who have given more to this fine community endeavor This very Important Comal County Health Unit is offering Type triple Influenza vaccine to senior citizens beginning Monday from 10 to noon and from 2 to i p m at 705 Comal Avenue Get on over cause there is only so much and they will have to order more when they run which means If you dont get vaccinated youll have to wait for the next which could take And flu viruses dont take vacations for Thanksgiving Dear Comal County commis Why do you think there is no incidence here of family violence Our courts are constantly reminded of and yet you guys wont consider helping fund something that ultimately could alleviate some of the problem a shelter and agency to combat such spousal abuse There is a old joke Involving asking elected of ficials or people running for office whether they have stopped beating their which may txamusing to but this Is for gentlemen There are Comal County citizens facing tragedy in their lives and who have no place to turn or Tell you friends and if you think the commis sioners are being shortsighted about this matter and likely are playing some kind of dumb political write to them and remind them of the tragedy they apparently wish to ignore Its simple Just write to Comal County Commis sioners Courthouse 150 Suite New Texas One reader suggests beginning the cor respondence Dear A The first of four seminars on parenting takes place from 7 to 9 Tuesday at St Paul Lutheran 181 S Santa The program features Tracy Page 2A A few clouds in the early will be the only thing folks around here will have to complain about when it comes to this weeks Today through Wednesday will be fair and sunny with highs in the low 80s and early morning lows in the early Theres not even a mention of rain to dampen those Wurstfest spirits during the first part of this ThfMfnu BUSINESS 89A CUSStfKO 9138 COMICS Section C10SSWOW 3A CNTEITNMKIIT IQA KALEIDOSCOPE 15B 1H6A fEATHII 2A I DOiNTQiH By JIMWEBRE Staff Writer If Greater Newgfiiaiunjet Chamber of Com merces 1988 Is successful In it will not iackot experience in the plann ing 1 c Native and BraUnfelsers1 remember vwen main Street of West San Antonio it looked i The or original town site of boom and initial development to renewal A common pro blem for physical plannersln such main street projects is historic preservation whether buildings and historic amenities are appropriate for contemporary use and whether a building should be protected or rehabilitated simply on the basis of its All recent first level New Braunfels downtown indicates concern for historic preservation as well as pfobosals for bfoffice retail 4 r Previous attempts tolmprove the downtown and make it viable have included privateland brokers f buying property in the hopejpf to and public rcharhbersjust3 concluded task I jTjhtrtoUtlNew Braunjels dowtitown has mbreattractlvelf looksince cKy and I things as removal of utility poles and signage on the Main mitigation of weeds grow ing between pavement facade restoration and general better upkeep of pro perties on West San Antonio and Hill A Main Street USA ap pointed bythe city council In traf parking sidewalk ilghtihgiand general tionl I j A owners of property the doWntoWn early I9te shpwecf 50 pet 24 werie in terestea In historic restoration of facades 41 percent werent and three respondents didnt care one way or the otheK percent said they would be In terested in using a private sec tor loan for historic restoration purposes 33 percent Some 79 percent of the two dozen property owners said there should be more offstreet parking and 75 percent said they were interestedjh a general sidewalk planters and Suggestions to two openended questions respectinglmtinicipai involvement in the downtown improvement process and defini tion of Immediate and longterm problem included comments suggesting traffic relocaiibn of railroad crea tion of a downtown Others were in sufficient a need for historic zon recruitment pf downtown property tax ceil and removal See Page 2A New Braunfels Sunday j 1987 P giiP 50 Cents fe m ft Mk C 212 707 Landa New Texas 78130 USPS 377800 5126259144 72 Pages the Wurst Helen and Grosse Opa Carroll Hoffmann en joy the best of the wurst during opening day at the 1987 Wurstfest running through Some people will enjoy iun and music during the 10day festival that has become a Texas showcase of German hospitality and Central Texas cuisine on a in a mug or falling over the edge of a paper For a complete description and schedule ot see the special Wurstfest 87 magazine in todays A map of the Wurstfest available parking and gates appearson Page While ihe are en joying some of the several kinds of wurst available in there are a lot of yummies at the including potato apple pie and fresh corn Photo by Deryl Clark Bond set at Man charged with teens murder in Stringent animal control ordinance in effect today By DAVID MAY Staff Writer Thirteen months after the brutal murder of a Saltier local law enforcement authorities have ar rested a 28yearold Startville man in connection with the Robert Clifton Mays was arrested late Friday afternoon on a charge oi first degree murder and was in Com al County Jail Saturday Judge Harold who issued the ar rest warrant just prior to the 4 set bond at An anonymous tip through the local Crime Stoppers program was credited by authorities as initiating the subsequent investigation involv ing District Attorney William Texas Ranger Ray Mar the Department of Public Safe Comal County Sheriffs Office and the federal Bureau of Tobac co and Mays was apprehended on FM 2673 by Martinez and sheriffs in vestigator Rudy who were en route to his residence to the serve the warrant when he was spotted in his He was arrested without inci Tanaya a 14yearold Smithson Valley died of multiple stab wounds and her body was found outside her Sattler mobile home by her Investigators determined she was at tacked inside the residence and then dragged Mays is currently on parole for a 1978 conviction of burglary with in tent to commit According to district court he served eight years of a 25year prison term before being released last He is the second suspect arrested in connection with the A 22 yearold Mexican Hilario Escalente was released after being nobilled by a grand jury in arrested after being seen running along a roadside halfa mile from the murder was no billed due to a lack of evidence in the Both Rubio and Sheriff Walter Fellers expressed relief and satisfac tion with the The sheriffs department was criticized last year by Schroeder who said investigators mishandled evidence at the murder We sure are said The case had been left open all this A lot of hard work went into this arrest and I feel like we got our Fellers said it appears at this point Mays acted alone in the Its a relief for said The community has been under pressure thinking there was a maniac runnig For its a personal Rubio declined to comment on any specifics of the We believe we have a motive and we definitely believe we have a good he adding is not a See Page2A By DAVIDMAY Stall Writer City officials hope a more comprehensive order effect today will make pet owners more responsi ble and mean fewer unwanted animals overall The updated provision establishes new fines and commercial licensing procedures as well as establishing a new contract with the Humane which will now handle dispatching of animal control officers and records keeping or the This new ordinance is a comprehensive piece of said John of the New Braunfels Police This will hopefully en courage responsible pet ownership and will look to unresponsible owners to pay or offset the costs of opera the police department handled all dispat ching McEachern noted that last the depart ment received calls for animal control which he said did not include number of phone calls to the As of city residents needing an animal warden need to call which will be in ser vice 24 hours The police department is still charged with overseeing administrative duties relating to the ordinance and the contract with the Both wardens will remain city officers with salaries paid through the police depart The new which was drafted from model animal control ordinances and estbalished Humane Scoiety of America provides stricter rabies and dangerous animal control and prohibits the keeping of undomesticated The number to call is 6299830 way its it will be good for many years to come and need few said in clarifying one provision regarding See Page2A Fellers calling press conference Tuesday Saturday stabbing victim hospitalized A New Braunfels who told police a deep stab wound to the chest was an was listed in serious but stable condition Saturday Police said Raymond age and adrress suffered the injury1 in the front yard of a residence in Ihe 100 block of Rosedale The inci dent occurred just after 6 According to a blue unknown model vehi cle was seen Leaving the residence moments Sanchez was taken to McKenna Memorial Hospital with what was described as a puncture wound to the sternum several inches He was admitted to in tensive care where he became disruptive and had to be according to An investigation was still continuing at One officer said Sanchez claimed it to have been an ac cident but was otherwise remaining McKenna spokesmen were unable to confirm any level of injury to the By DAVIDMAY Staff writer Comal County has had only one sheriff since 1952 and the incumbent said Saturday afternoon he will an nounce early this week whether or not he will seek a ninth term as the countys top Sheriff Walter has call ed a press conference for Tuesday afternoon at his a has served in his present capacity 35 years and is the elder statesman among active sheriffs in the state He did not reveal what intentions Fellers announced the called press conference after commenting on Fri day afternoons arrest of a man charged in the stabbing death last year of a Sattler Although filing for next years general elections is still a month one candidate has officially announced his intentions to seek the sheriffs Another has scheduled a press conference for 10 at A third has also announc ed his campaign Republican candidate Jack Bremer officially kicked off his se cond sheriffs campaign Bremer narrowly lost to Fellers in 1984 in the closest race in Fellers Former sheriffs deputy Ed Mullins is scheduled to make his can didacy official 10 at StartevUte Community a 10 yeardepartment veteran and super was fired by Fellers Fellers said Muilins was fired because pf internal but Mullins claims the firing was politically A former New Braunfels police Donald Cobb made his informal gptyyjyreipftni in September called Fellers a good friend but said he would seek office regardless of sheriffs