New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, November 1, 1987, Page 2

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

November 01, 1987

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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 1, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas Weather Water Watch Comal River..............................407    (same) Canyon Lake inflow......................298    (down    7) Canyon Lake outflow.......................292    (same) Canyon Lake level......................900.99    (same) Edwards Aquifer....................627.87    (down.    02) 'The U S. Corps of Engineers office at Canyon Dam is an official collection point tor recyclable aiuminunt cans donated to help save the Battleship Texas, a veteran of two World Wars that is now rusting away in dock. Take beverage cans to the corps office between S a rn and 4:30 p m Monday through Friday For more information cal I 800 64 TEXAS Extended Forecast T uesday-Thursday SOUTH TEXAS: Late night and early morning cloudiness, otherwise partly cloudy. Warm days and mild nights with highs generally in the 80s and lows in the 60s except low 70s lower coast. WEST TEXAS: Partly cloudy with widely scattered showers and thunderstorms Continued warm days and mild nights Panhandle and South Plains, highs in the 70s Lows mid 40s to mid Sos. Permian Basin and Concho Valley highs mid 70s to mid 80s Lows mid 50s to near 60 Far west, highs mid 70s to near 80 Lows upper 40s to mid 50s Big Bend, highs mid 70s mountains to near 90 along the Rio Grande Lows near 40 mountains to near 60 lower valleys NORTH TEXAS Partly cloudy and mild with temperatures slightly above seasonal normals Daytime highs will be in the mid 70s to low 80s Overnight lows in the mid 50s to low 60s Forecast SOUTH TEXAS Considerable late night and morning clouds west and central Partly cloudy through Monday with warm days and mild nights Lows Sunday night in the 60s. 70s immediate coast Highs Sunday and Monday in the 80s, near 90 Rio Grande plains and lower Rio Grande valley WEST TEXAS Mostly cloudy through Sunday night with widely scattered showers and thunderstorms, more numerous Sunday night most sections Decreasing cloudiness Monday Lows tonight and Sunday night mainly in the sos except mid 40s southwest mountains Highs Sun day and Monday mainly in the 70s except near 90 along the Rio Grande. NORTH TEXAS: Some late night and morning low clouds cen tral and west. Lows tonight 57 to 62 Partly cloudy Sunday through Monday with warm days and mild at night Highs both days 81 to 84 Lows Sunday night 60 to 63 except 55 southeast 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 Saturday Strong southerly winds were dominant throughout the afternoon with gusts nearing 30 mph in many areas The south winds, meanwhile, brought Gulf moisture into East Texas It was mostly cloudy over in West Texas and partly cloudy over most of North and South Texas through the day. the Na tional Weather Service said Afternoon temperatures were in the 70s and 80s in most areas. with a few readings in the low 90s over far South Texas The 3pm extremes ranged from a low of 71 degrees at Midland and Reese Air Force Base in Lubbock to a high of 90 degrees at McAllen Cloudy skies should continue over West Texas through Sunday with a slight chance of rain Most other areas should have partly cloudy skies through the weekend High temperatures Sunday should be in the 70s and 80s throughout most of the state although temperatures could stretch into the low 90s in the Rio Grande Valley Overnight lows are expected in the middle 5os to 60s Celebrity CROP walkers    Pari-mutuel supporters urge ban on rabbit ads Obituaries Olga Beck Funeral services will be held Nov 3 at IO a rn at Sts Peter and Paul Catholic Church for Olga Beck who passed away Oct 31 Interment will follow in the church cemetery Services are under the direction of Docppenschmidt Funeral Home Rev Eugene O’Callaghan will of fie late A parish rosary will be recited Monday at the funeral home at 7 pm, followed by a Christian Mothers rosary Beck. 82 was the widow of Sylvester R Beck her husband of 44 years who preceded her in death in 1971 The housewife passed away at Oak Crest Inn Convalescent Center Mrs Beck was a member of Sts Peter and Paul Catholic (.Yiurch and was affiliated with the Christian Mothers Society there She was born in String Prairie in Bastrop County to Charles and Anna nee Goertz * Hoffmann Survivors include two daughters Celestine Reininger, of New Braunfels and Dorothy Sims, of San Antonio; sisters Ella Gnmsinger. of San Antonio and Rose Newton, of New Braunfels, brothers Willie Hoff mann of New Braunfels and Leo Hof fmann, of Seguin, se'en grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren The family requests that memorials be made to the Aliheimers Disease Research Center at P O Box 7242, Washington D C . 20044 or for the Mass Emma M. Perkins Services are set for Monday at IO a rn at Doeppenscnmldt Funeral Home in San Antonio for Smithson Valley resident and West Germany native Emma M Perkins who passed away Oct 30 at Eden Home for the Aged Burial will follow in Sunset Memorial Park The family has re quested memorials be made to the New Braunfels Childrens .Shelter Perkins 92. was bom in Neustadt Rhetnpflai VV est Germany to Jacob H and Margaret nee Kettenring Kaub She married James William Perkins June 20. 1912 in Galveston He passed away in 1966 She was a retired nurse and attend ed St Paul Lutheran Church Affilia Bons included adult leader with the Comal County 4 Hers and Comal County Extension Homemakers Survivors include a daughter Louise Wolle of New Braunfels son and daughter in law James VV and Edith Perkins Jr of San Antonio sister-in law Emma Kaub of Ganado eight grandchildren 16 great grandchildren and seven great great grandchildren Naomi Eckles M i rn i E. Some of the city's celebrity walkers are already breaking in their new CROP T-shirts Taking a rest before they walk for CROP are seated left to right. Jean Pfueffer Chamber of Commerce president and Councilman Ed Sciantrelli Behind them are left to right. Mayor George Erben and Councilman Doug Miller Former congressman and ambassador Bob Krueger will be another celebrity walker The CROP Walk will take place Nov 22. starting at the Comal County Fairgrounds at 2 p rn The route will be 10 kilometers or 6 2 miles long with a shorter route 0f 1 2 miles There are three rest stops as well as check points along the way As an incentive to get back to the ‘airgrounds the Grapes of Wrath will play for returning walkers Tne walk will benefit the local Food Pantry as well as starving people in Third World countries (Photo by Deryi Clark Births Memorial Hospital Hospital Mr and Mrs Thad Cheekier. 1615 Gardenia New Braunfels. 6 pound, 5 ounce boy, Oct. 27 Mr and Mrs Roy Virgil 252 South Hill, New Braunfels, 8 pound IO ounce girl, Oct 27 Mr and Mrs Roland Ortega, 1817 West MUI Street, New Braunfels. 8 pound, IO ounce boy Oct 29 Mr and Mrs Ruben Martinez 235 South West End. New Braunfels. 6 Animals Continued from Paq? 1 a animal at "the earliest possible con venience McEachem 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 charges The ordinance requires standard fees for dog and cat licenses lesser for neutered animals commercial business permitting with fees rang mg from SSO to $200 impoundment and boarding fees and also defines penalties ranging from 125 to lam in Municipal Court for various* viola tions According to City Hall the new or dinance will cost an additional $20 1**1 to enforce but is anticipated to generate revenues of approximately $4o OOO Revenues the city has receiv ed in the past is largely an unknown because Municipal C ourt records are still handwritten and would require many hours of research to deter mine City .sanitarian and rabies Control Officer Craig Meppen said one of the pluses ot the new ordinance will be more precise records keeping by the society whose contract with the city will be reviewed every 9*' days The ordinance also encourages neutering of domesticated pets through lesser fee' and fines which Meppen said * our contention is lf you have a neutered animal it s not the nuisance »aused bv an un noelered animal because they are not reproduc ing Unneutered animals require an an nual licensing tee of IS while neutered pets may obtain a lifetime license1 of $5 valid only it at companied by rabies vaccination certification Lic ensing will be bandi ed by the shelter Veterinarians will house or quarantine animals involved in bite cases and a hearing board 14**1 complaint of either an individual or officer, will rule and act on animats regarded as vicious Public Records Naomi * Mimi’ E EckJes of San Antonio died Oct 28 Services at 3 p rn Friday at Porter lairing Chapel in San Antonio w ith the Rev Dr Earl Johnston officiating Eckles, 80. was the widow of Calvert Buster ' L E Eckles She was a long time member of the First Baptist Church of San Antonio and the Mary Martha Sunday school Class Survivors include one daughter, Barbara Ruth Watson, and one granddaughter Honorary pallbearers were Jim Watson A K Briggs Ross Briggs lam Sandidge and Jimmy Elrod Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church of San Antonio or the charity of one s choice pound, 14 ounce girl. Oct 30 Mr and Mrs Gary Ward; 1450 Hillview, New Braunfels, 7 pound, 4 ounce girl, Oct 31 Arrested— Continued from Peg# IA scapegoat in this murder ” Asked whether the case could be presented to the grand Jury at its Nov ll convening, Rubio said rn vestigators were Interested In presenting the case "as soon as possible ” District Clerk Civil Pilings Texas Commerce Bank of New Braunfels National Association v* lH*nco Investments. Inc dba Price Busters Rental (enters (ill B Riedel individually and Rex B Kiedel individually suit on note In the interest of a child vs Casan dra Abbey Brindle and Matthew Russell Brindle I RESA Thomsons Inc vs Comal Ap praisal and Appraisal Review Board of Comal Appraisal District ap praisal review W illiam J Now land vs Rancho Del Lago Inc breach of contract Carolina Villanueva vs Jessie Villanueva, protective order V alentina E Adams vs Thomas VV Charbonneau breach of contract Kathry n Kiare vs Western Casual ty Life Insurance Co Roger A O'Brien vs John P Soden and soden and O'Brien Mechanical Services Inc injunction Angelina Pena and Dorelia Pena Guerrero vs Joann Snoddy Schaas auto injuries and damages Divorces Yolanda M and Richard Harvey Nichols Nelly G and Rodrigo Zurita l^eslie Jean and Thomas Joseph Chrzan Jeffrey Allan and Twyla Ann Lord Ralph and Jane Fest Meckel County Clerk Marriages Vina Chnstene Scott and Aaron Clark Shely, Jr Carla Elizabeth Courtney and Sammy Wade Crowson Rosie Espinosa and James Eustace Carrillo Esperanza Garza Guerrero and Andres Silva Paula Macke Kure*ku and Howard Kav Koch Ma F rant im a Meza and Jorg»-I alderon Rodriguez Tammy Jean Foster and Dwight U*c Schmidt Lidia ( Iorre*. and Richard V anas Carmen I. White and Maurice Nathan Kathbum Ktisaris Oiivo and Marcos Alvizo HI Lurde* Viera and Jose Sergio Gun zalez County Court At Law Convictions Judge Ron Prichard Kenneth Ray PuJlin 220 East Nacogdoches New Braunfels DW Us $150 (me three days jail credit time nerved Diane Eve Riche Box 16 Laixiste DW I $i5u fine 60 days jail probated two years Edward Franklin Simmons, 9115 Cold Harbor , San Antonio DW I $350 tine tip days jail probated two years Kenneth Ray Meyers 170*.< But cher New Braunfels DW I driver s license suspended one year $450 fine 15 days jail cretin time served Daniel Gene Oliver 3220 Duval No 1809 Austin DWL $350 fine three days jail credit time served Gregory Carter, 41U0 Parkdale No 3008 San Antonio DWL $450 fine. 180 days jail probated two years, three days shock jail with credit for time served James J Williams, 5410 Parker, Houston, theft over $200 under $750; $150 fine IO days jail credit time served C’leburn N Well, Route 6, Box 460 New Braunfels DWLS; $25 fine; three days jail credit time served Douglas Raymond Hetford, 4620 Thousand Oaks San Antonio, DW I; $100 fine 180 days jail probated two years Guardian Interlock Program 18 months FORT WORTH. Texas (AP) - An anti-race track commercial showing dogs viciously killing rabbits was part of an investigative program on sporting events, and not greyhound training, the producer says Meanwhile, supporters of a part mutuel betting proposal Saturday urged television stations not to run the spot showing the dogs mauling a rabbit. The graphic footage was shot in 1978 for an ABC-TV "20-20" program on coursing, a practice in which spectators watch dogs track down and kill rabbits in a fenced field, said producer Charles C Thompson Thompson said Friday, in a Chamber— Continued from Page IA or reassessment of the need for park tng meters In the summary’ of that 1985 survey, the Main Street committee said "It may be sate 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 restoration low interest pm ate ten der loans and receipt oMederal in come tax credits (or historic struc lure restoration Apparently judg mg from their responses to the survey, many of the downtown pro perty owners surveyed appear to in* interested in improving the ap pearanee ot the downtown area through landscaping restoration ac tivities and sidewalk lighting im provements This by no means ap pears to be the sentiment of all pro perty owners surveyed However a clear majority ot those surveved 79 I percent feel that there is a definite need to improve the ex isting vehicular parking oondi lions ’* Whether parking is a real or im agined problem is debatable There are hundreds ot free parking spaces along ( astel! West Nan Antonio the Main Plaza ami behind or along sj.tr businesses such as Henne Hard ware Hrauntex Theatre and the historic railroad depot leased r\ New Braunfels Historic Railroad and Modelers society Individual spaces are available at no cost and at least temporarily in Texas Com merie Rank s ( astel! Street lot Most (himnesses in the downtown sector described currently as the target area are within a few blocks of the plaza ami a walking tour of New Braunfels original town site is a popular tourist activity Net several downtown stores have ieft the central district Mime reported! v want to ret uni The chamfer s hired executive director Tom Purdum said during the first task force meeting that it is not tie tidiness ut the ('hamter to at trait competitors (or existing businesses y et one memfirr amt one guest to the first meeting who are downtown merchants suggested adit it luna I competition tor them and other stores would at least increase pedestrian traffic While the chandler s director responsibly points out that the sconce amt pur$»os«*' of the chamber are served by tile charge of the task force to the organization s hierar chy staff also points out that the plan must ta* to coordinate efforts To include the downtown as a sui' jes t of the Poo1 Program of Work allows a definable twginmng of a process that has (wen attempted lcefore with measurable lf in complete success Ttie charge of the just concluded task force to the chamber s board of directors states three objectives 1 Develop a comprehensive plan to ensure the 1 entrai Business District CHD remains the hub for all of the commercial districts in New Braunfels 2 Determine avenues by which preservation and restoration of historic features landscaping amt architectural beautification and im provements to infrastructure can t* accomplished to 1 reate an at mosphere attractive to local residents ami visitors alike I Seek approval (rom the Chamber s Board of Directors arid City Council of plans ami programs that result (rom the above 4 Implement those approved plans and programs that are within the scope and purpose of the (‘hamper 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 authority Priority subject areas include I Emphasis on the area that generally includes those two bloc ks extending (rom the Main Plaza I Consideration ct the periphery of the CBD and principal arteries leading to the CBD. especially in regard to historical restoration and beautification Actions recommended are to 1 Determine current sources and the teastbtlity of creating new sources for financing projects, to In elude grants, low interest loans and tax incentives 2 Beautification and historical restoration to include landscaping, facade design and removal of visible utility lines 3 Complete a marketing analysis to telephone interview with the Fort Worth Star-Telegram from his Washington office, that the filming took place at a national coursing meeting in Abilene, Kan. ‘‘It was brutal and offensive to me," Thompson said. "They were not training those dogs to race That ’s a distortion " Texas voters next Tuesday will decide whether to legalize pan mutuel gambling on horse and dog racing Opponents claim the adver tisements are unfair The anti-race track spot has caused such a fury that several television stations refused to run it 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 merce 4 Determine the feasibility of creating a development company either for profit or non profit tor the purpose of purchasing proper ties anti or attract appropriate businesses to the CBD 5 Determine if any improvements should he made to the traffic flow and parking facilities in the CHD and prepare plans and procedures lo accomptl&hany needed changes or improvements In summary the task force said The objectives subject areas issues ami actions constitutes the charge for the Chamfer Board of Directors to consider in its Program of Work for 1988 as recommended by the Downtown Rev natation Task Cone However the Task Force wishes to make additional recommendations tor consideration by Chamber Officers ami Directors in their structuring of a committee to respond to the charges as ouliln rd atune The Task F orce tens it is tm perative that a rather large representative committer be ap pointed in order to obtain as much input (rom those individuals and group* that m»t only have a stake in downtown development but a sincere interest in M-etng that New Braunfels retain* its charm as well as its prosperity Therefore it is *tn*ngly recommended that the overwhelming majority ot the com muter membership ta* made up of individuals whit are not univ Chamber memtirrx bu! also IX)wnt«»wn Asst* tailor mender* downtown property owners ami owners or managers of CHD businesses Recognizing that there is con derable ex or rn un that nutter use as repair* e* pen*4inel those appropriate individuals from. governmental entitle* and <jua* official agent ie* *uch as the attidv onipanirs Clanning and Zoning rommission fusion* ai organua lions amt governmental staff per w»nnri In developing that sui cert matter in which 'hev have ar ,r terest and expertise The summary of tv tate* what one downtown property owner *anl was a peri eptlon on tta* part of Mime downtown merchants ami pro portent* that while the chamfer ha* deservedly taken tile 1 rebill tor at trading such large Male empiovers a* W a1 Mart ami Coleman 1 un) puny the organization ha* unwit tingly practiced something short of U*ntgn negus t in promoting the cen tral t»usirvevs district lf tile effort to stimulate coni merer in New Hrwuntr,* downtown is successful it will have irk lulled resolution of such politic ally awkward issues as code enforce ment in the (kidding ot cup*rna per mil process parking meter removal or redesign prioritization ut physical improvements paid for with public money amt amortization of J*sir existing property use* Tile chandler rec en!Iv hired a former Seguin Chamber ut torn merce staffer with experience in ad ministering that city * main street projec t However that staff member is assigned now as the con vent ion arui visitor % bureau direc tor For the* chamber to coordinate any major project will involve use of professional planners architec ts and engineers a* well as exercise* in promotion The task is clearly one that will involve more than the chamber has resources to do on its own but the concept of strong centralized coor dination with government and the private sec tor is at the core of the charge before the membership Stammtisch_ Continued from Page > A Staudt of Hill Country Hospi speaking on the general tup! Art ot Parenting “ Admissio and the seminars Tuesday a every Tuesday thereafter ih Nov 17 are sponsored by Ne Braunfels and Comal mdepe school districts their com mi education department* the 1 New Braunfels City Council Parent Teacher Association! Texas Department of Humai vice* Babyaitting and refrei will be available, also at no 1 ;

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