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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 1, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas                                Naw Texas November Weather Watch same Canyon Lake down 7 Canyon Lake same Canyon Lake same Edwards 02 Corps of Eminem office it Canyon Dim is in offlciil collection point for recyctobto aluminum cans donated to help uve the Battleship i veteran of two WorW Wits that is now rustim awiy In Take cans to the corps office between 8 and Mortday Ihroufti For more call Extended Forecast TuesdayThursday SOUTH TEXAS Late night and early morning other wise partly Warm days and mild nights with highs generally in the 80s and lows in the 60s except low 70s lower WEST TEXAS Partly cloudy with widely scattered showers and Continued warm days and mild Panhandle and South highs in the Lows mid 40s to mid Permian Basin and Con cho Valley highs mid 70s to mid Lows mid 50s to near Far highs mid 70s to near Lows upper 40s to mid Big highs mid 70s mountains to near 90 along the Rio Lows near 40 mountains to near 60 lower NORTH TEXAS Partly cloudy and mild with temperatures slightly above seasonal Daytime highs will be in the mid 70s to low Overnight lows in the mid 50s to low Forecast SOUTH TEXAS Considerable late night and morning clouds west and Partly cloudy through Monday with warm days and mild Lows Sunday night in the 70s immediate Highs Sunday and Monday in the near 90 Rio Grande plains and lower Rio Grande WEST TEXAS Mostly cloudy through Sunday night with widely scattered showers and more numerous Sunday night most Decreasing cloudiness Lows tonight and Sunday night mainly in the 50s except mid 40s southwest Highs Sun day and Monday mainly In the 70s except near 90 along the Rio NORTH TEXAS Some late night and morning low clouds cen tral and Lows tonight 57 to Partly cloudy Sunday through Monday with warm days and mild at Highs both days 81 to Lows Sunday night 60 to 63 except 55 Texas Weather High pressure in the East and low pressure over West Texas combined for a blustery day and cloudy skies across much of the state Strong southerly winds were dominant throughout the after noon with gusts nearing 30 mph in many The south brought Gulf moisture into East It was mostly cloudy over in West Texas and partly cloudy over most of North and South Texas through the the Na tional Weather Service Afternoon temperatures in the 70s and 80s in most with a few readings in the low 90s over far South The 3 extremes ranged from a low of 71 degrees at Midland and Reese Air Force Base in Lubbock to a high of 90 degrees at Cloudy skies should continue over West Texas through Sunday with a slight chance of Most other areas should have partly cloudy skies through the High temperatures Sunday should be in the 70s and 80s throughout most of the although temperatures could stretch into the low 90s in the Rio Grande Overnight lows are expected in the middle 50s to Celebrity CROP walkers Parimutuel supporters urge ban on rabbit ads Obituaries Olga Beck Funeral services will be held 3 at 10 at Peter and Paul Catholic Church for Olga Beck who passed away Interment will follow in the church Services are under the direction of Doeppenschmidt Funeral Eugene OCallaghan will of A parish rosary will be recited Monday at the funeral home at 7 followed by a Christian Mothers was the widow of Sylvester her husband of 44 who preceded her in death in The housewife passed away at Oak Crest Inn Convalescent Beck was a member of Peter and Paul Catholic Church and was affiliated with the Christian Mothers Society She was born in String Prairie in Bastrop County to Charles and Anna neeGoertz Survivors include two Celestine of New Braunfels and Dorothy of San Antonio sisters Ella of San Antonio and Rose of New Braunfels brothers Willie Hoff of New Braunfels and Leo Hof of Seguin seven grand children and 15 The family requests that memorials be made to the Alzheimers Disease Research Center at Box or for the Perkins Services are set for Monday at 10 at Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home in San Antonio for Smithson Valley resident and West Germany native Emma who pass ed away 30 at Eden Home for the Burial will follow in Sunset Memorial The family has re quested memorials be made to the New Braunfels Childrens was born in West Germany to Jacob and Margaret nee Kettenring She married James William Perkins June 1912 in He passed away in She was a retired nurse and attend ed Paul Lutheran Affilia tions included adult leader with the Comal County 4Hers and Comal County Extension Survivors include a Louise of New son and daughterinlaw James and Edith of San Antonio sisterinlaw Emma of Ganado eight grandchildren 16 greatgrandchildren and seven Naomi Eckles Mimi Naomi Mimi Eckles of San Antonio died Services at 3 Friday at Porter Loring Chapel in San Antonio with the Earl Johnston was the widow of Calvert Buster She was a longtime member of the First Baptist Church of San Antonio and the Mary Martha Sunday School Survivors include one Barbara Ruth and one Honorary pallbearers were Jim Ross Lou Sandidge and Jimmy Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church of San Antonio or the charity of ones Births Memorial Hospital Hospital and Thad Cheekier 1615 New Braunfels 6 5 ounce boy and Roy Virgil 252 South New Braunfels 8 10 ounce girl and Roland Ortega 1817 West Mill New Braunfels 9 10 ounce boy and Ruben Martinez 235 South West New 6 14 ounce girl and Gary Ward 1450 New Braunfels 7 4 ounce girl Arrested i A Some of the citys celebrity walkers are already breaking in their new CROP Taking a rest before they walk for CROP seated left to Jean Chamber of Commerce and Councilman Ed Behind them left to Mayor George Erben and Councilman Doug Former congressman and ambassador Bob Krueger will be another celebrity The CROP Walk will take place starting at the Comal County Fairgrounds at 2 The route will be 10 kilometers or miles long with a shorter route of There are three rest as well as check along the As an incentive to get back to the the Grapes of Wrath will play for returning The walk will benefit the local Food Pantry as well as starving people in Third World Photo by Deryl Clark Animals Continued from Page 1A animal at the earliest possible con McEachern said some concern was aired that a motorist hitting a dog or cat would have to stop and get out of their car or face failure to stop and render aid The ordinance requires standard fees for dog and cat lesser for neutered commercial business permitting with fees rang ing from to impoundment and boarding fees and also defines penalties ranging from to in Municipal Court for various viola According to City the new or dinance will cost an additional to enforce but is anticipated to generate revenues of approximately Revenues the city has receiv ed in the past is largely an unknown because Municipal Court records are still handwritten and would require many hours of research to deter City Sanitarian and rabies Control Officer Craig Meppen said one of the pluses of the new ordinance will be more precise records keeping by the whose contract with the city will be reviewed every 90 The ordinance encourages neutering of domesticated pets through lesser fees and which Meppen said Our contention is if you have a neutered animal its not the nuisance caused by an un nuetered animal because they are not Unneutered animals require an an nual licensing fee of J5 while neutered pets may obtain a lifetime license of valid only If ac companied by rabies vaccination Licensing will be handl ed by the Veterinarians will house or quarantine animals involved in bile cases and a hearing upon complaint of either an individual or will rule and act on animals regarded as Public Records District Clerk Civil Filings Texas Commerce Bank of New National Association Denco dba Price Busters Rental Gil individually and Rex individually suit on In the interest of a child Casan dra Abbey Brindle and Matthew Russell Brindle Comal Ap praisal and Appraisal Review Board of Comal Appraisal District ap praisal William Nowland Rancho Del breach of Carolina Villanueva Jessie Villanueva protective Valentina Adams Thomas Charbonneau breach of Kathryn Klare Western Casual ty Life Insurance Roger OBrien John Soden and Soden and OBrien Mechanical Angelina Pena and Dorelia Pena Guerrero Joann Snoddy Schaas auto injuries and Divorces Yolanda and Richard Harvey Nelly and Rodrigo Leslie Jean and Thomas Joseph Jeffrey Allan and Twyla Ann Ralph and Jane Fest County Clerk scapegoat in this Asked whether the case could be presented to the grand jury at its 11 Rubio said in vestigators were interested in presenting the case as soon as possi Vina Christene Scott and Aaron Clark Carla Elizabeth Courtney and Sammy Wade Rosie Espinosa and James Eustace Carrillo Esperanza Garza Guerrero and Andres Paula Macke Kureska and Howard Ray Francisca Meza and Jorge Calderon Tammy Jean Foster and Dwighl Lee Lidia Torres and Richard Carmen White and Maurice Nathan Rosarls Olivo and Marcos Alvizo Lurdes Viera and Jose Sergio Gon zalez County CourtAtLaw Convictions Judge Ron Prichard Kenneth Ray 220 East New Braunfels DWLS fine three days jail credit time Diane Eve Box LaLoste DWI fine 60 days jail probated two Edward Franklin 9115 Cold San Antonio DWI fine 60 days jail probated two Kenneth Ray 1704 But New Braunfels DWI drivers license suspended one year fine 15 days jail credit time Daniel Gene 3220 Duval Austin DWI fine three days jail credit time Gregory 4100 Parkdale San Antonio DWI 450 fine 180 days jail probated two years three days shock jail with credit or time James 5410 Houston theft over under fine 10 days jail credit time Cleburn Route Box New Braunfels DWLS fine three days jail credit time Douglas Raymond 4620 Thousand San Antonio DWI fine 180 days jail probated two years Guardian Interlock Program 18 PORT Texas AP An antirace track commercial showing dogs viciously kilting rabbits was part of an investigative program on sporting and not greyhound the producer supporters of a part mutuel betting proposal Saturday urged television stations not to run the spot showing the dogs mauling a The graphic footage was shot In 1978 for an ABCTV 2020 program on a practice in which spectators watch dogs track down and kill rabbits in a fenced said producer Charles Thompson said in a Chamber Continued from Page 1A or reassessment of the need for park ing In the summary of that 1985 the Main Street committee said It may be safe to say that any voluntary downtown restora tion program funded by property owners which may be proposed could meet with mixed feelings as illustrated by responses to ques tions concerning interest In historic low interest private len der and receipt offederal In come tax credits for historic struc ture judg ing from their responses to the many of the downtown pro perty owners surveyed appear to be interested in improving the ap pearance of the downtown area through restoration ac tivities and Im This by no means ap pears to be the sentiment of all pro perty owners a clear majority of those surveyed percent feel that there is a definite need to improve the ex isting vehicular parking condi Whether parking is a real or im agined problem is debatable There are hundreds of free parking spaces along West San the Main Plaza and behind or along side businesses such as Henne Hard Brauntex Theatre and the historic railroad depot leased by New Braunfels Historic Railroad and Modelers Individual spaces arc available at no cost and at least temporarily in Texas Com merce Banks Castell Street lot Most businesses In the downtown sector described currently as the target area are within a few blocks of the and a walking tour of New Braunfels original town site is a popular tourist Yet several downtown stores have left the central district some reportedly want to return The chambers hired executive Tom said during the first task force meeting that it is not the business of the Chamber to at tract competitors for existing Yet one member and one guest to the first meeting who are downtown merchants suggested additional competition for them and other stores would at least increase pedestrian While the chambers director responsibly points out that the scope and purposes of the chamber are served by the charge of the task force to the organizations hierar staff also points out that the plan must be to coordinate efforts To include the downtown as a sub ject of the 1988 Program of Work allows a definable beginning of a process that has been attempted before with measurable if In complete success The charge of the just concluded task force to the chambers board of directors states three 1 Develop a comprehensive plan to ensure the Central Business District CBD remains the hub for all of the commercial districts in New Braunfels 2 Determine avenues by which preservation and restoration of historic landscaping and architectural and im provements to infrastructure can be accomplished to create an at mosphere attractive to local residents and visitors Seek approval from the Chambers Board of Directors and City Council of plans and programs that result from the above Implement those approved plans and programs that are within the scope and purpose of the Chamber and solicit the support and par ticipation of private groups and public agencies where programs and projects are more appropriately suited to their responsibility and Priority subject areas Include Emphasis on the area that generally includes those two blocks extending from the Main Consideration of the periphery of the CBD and principal arteries leading to the especially in regard to historical restoration and Actions recommended are to Determine current and the feasibility of creating new sources for financing to in clude low interest loans and tax Beautification and historical restoration to include facade design and removal of visi ble utility Complete a marketing analysis to telephone Interview with the Fort Worth StarTelegram from his Washington that the filming took place at a national coursing meeting in It was brutal and offensive to Thompson They were not training those dogs to race Thats a Texas voters next Tuesday will decide whether to legalize part mutuel gambling on horse and dog Opponents claim the adver tisements are The antirace track spot has caused such a fury that several television stations refused to run determine the market to target for the CBD and corresponding businesses to attract and develop a general marketing plan with sug gestions for trade promotions and other means to stimulate com Determine the feasibility of creating a development company either for profit or nonprofit for the purpose of purchasing proper ties attract appropriate businesses to the Determine If any Improvements should be made to the traffic flow and parking facilities In the CBD and prepare plans and procedures toaccomplishany needed changes or In the task force said The subject Issues and actions constitutes the charge for the Chamber Board of Directors to consider In Its Program of Work for 1988 as recommended by the Downtown Revltallzallon Task the Task Force wishes to make additional recommendations for consideration by Chamber Officers and Directors In their structuring of a committee to respond to the charges as outlin ed The Task Force eels it Is Im perative that a rather large representative committee be ap pointed In order to obtain as much Input from those individuals and groups that not only have a stake in downtown development but a sincere interest in seeing that New Braunfels retains Its charm as well as its prosperity Therefore it is strongly recommended that the overwhelming majority of the com mittee membership be made up of Individuals who are not only Chamber members but also Downtown Association downtown property and owners or managers of CBD businesses Kecognlrlng that there Is con siderable expertise within the com we suggest that the com mittee use as resources personnel those appropriate individuals from governmental entities and quasi official agencies such as the utility Planning and Zoning historical organiza and governmental staff per In developing that subject matter in which they have an in terest and expertise The summary obviates what one downtown property owner said was a perception on the part of some downtown merchants and pro ponents that while the chamber has deservedly taken the credit for at tracting such largescale employers as WalMart and Coleman Com the orgamzaUpn has unwit tingly practiced something short of benign neglect in promoting the cen tral business district If the effort to stimulate com merce in New Braunfels1 downtown Is it will have included resolution of such politically awkward issues as code enforce ment in the building occupancy per mit parking meter removal or priontlzalton of physical improvements paid for with public money and amortization of poor existing property uses The chamber recently hired a former Seguin Chamber of Com merce staffer with experience in ad ministering that citys mam street project that staff member is assigned now as the con vention and visitors bureau direc tor For the chamber to coordinate any major project will involve use of professional architects and engineers as well as exercises in promotion The task is clearly one that will involve more than the chamber has resources to do on Its but the concept of centralized coor dination with government and the private sector is at the core of the charge before the membership Stammtisch Continued Irom 14 Staudt of Hill Country Hospital speaking on the general Art of Admission is fret and the seminars Tuesday and every Tuesday thereafter through 17 are sponsored by New Braunfels and Comal independent school their community education the New Braunfels City Council of ParentTeacher and Department of Human Ser Bipytituag   

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