Thursday, December 10, 1987

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 10, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas Why would jhyone hunt pheasant A New Braunfels Thursday 240 New Texas 78130 USPS Representatives from the Institute of Texan Cultures will be on the Frazicr Klementary School campus Friday to give a presentation on medicine in early Fourth grade students will hear decents describe oldtime remedies commonly used on the Texas fron tier and display artifacts of the The presentation correlates with study of the founding of Texas and its early said fourth grade teacher Bill Ferryman I he Brauntex Theatre is showing another 25cent movie Saturday for kids at 9 and 11 a m The reduced showings are in cooperation with the Downtown Merchants Association This from Maudine Coon Head in your Sundays paper where somebody has been taking the red txnvs from the parking meters downtown So just in cast anyone drives by 302 Wood 1 didnt take he ones from the parking I made every one of mine 1 wouldnt like or anyone In get the w rong idea Nursing Center is hosting a liroundttreaking ceremony Friday us soontobe location one block mirth of the Medical Parkway Building off Interstate tf exit Wonder World Drue The center will be operated In Southwestern Health Services of San Marcos in affiliation with Hays Memorial Hospital Ceremony is at lake FHinlap Area Volunteer Firv iVpartnunt will present a New i ears dance at the Kiver BVIRJ u from p m to i i in fkvr and stt ups will be BVOH Tickets are iach in advance ur at the door and music will IKpruuded by Texas Bring linger or a toMnii diih Ixnn of rotuerse first grand of the Order of thr Sons o Hermann in will rrpreMTU the lirand Unlgf Sunday at the annual parts planned by the Mlnrt Hennann Sons Fami IxHigc No at Clear Springs Beginning with hour at iiniHr will at 1 p m and Nptiial vuietHie even sull IK ill iiMgihall Sec STAMMTISCH Paqt2A HE 15 shopping days to Christmas Sunny and mild today with a high of 7 i and southeast winds at 15 fair and cool tonight with a low of Hi hn day will IKsunny with southwest winds at H mph and a high of but the weekend shows cooler air moving in Sunday with cold temperatures reaching only into the 50s by Monday The Menu 5 SB 46 3A 3g ENTERTAINMENT 38 48 94 8A 1U 48 I iiurbl Zeituno SPS 377880 5126259144 Two Sections 8 25 Cents Two Sections 20 Paaes Winter wilderness Appraisal District board okays pay hike for Rhodes By SARAH DUKE Staff Writer A pay raise of roughly 30 percent was approved for Comal Appraisal District Chief Appraiser Richard Rhodes although residents voiced disapproval of the The Coma Appraisal Districts board of directors Wednesday unanimously approved the increase for Rhodes New Braunfels Mayor George Erben made the motion granting the raise That motion was the mayors final action as a board member After serving on the board for six Krben will be replaced in No promises svere the mayor said when asked if Wednes days pay raise had been promised the chief appraiser when he was hired last Included in this years budget was which could have been added to Rhodes Rhodes was granted a increasing his annual pay from in 1987 to in We told him when he was if he could put this district on the straight and narrow make the necessary corrections that needed to be made and improve the public rela tions of the district if he could do then we would be looking at a I think the word substantial was Erben The mayor added that Rhodes has accomplished many of the goals he was asked to Action thf salary in crease came aftt an executive sion in which board members spent more than an hour evaluating Rhodes performance since hired last The ma or Rhodes took a significant cut in to take the position at Coma I Ap praisal District chairnu the CAU said after the Wednesdav that the appraisal district go a great deal when it hired Rhode at We felt like we got a bargain when we got Richard at that starting he David said in an interview before Wednesdays meeting that Rhodes has increased the efficiency of the See Page 2A Hispanic group backs bonds It may look like a scene from the but these trees are growing on the New Club lot in Walnut Square Gerald Hermann are manning the lot Ahtch hcls been doing a brisk business in the holiday season Proceeds raiseu oy the club during the sale are used for local ts by Deryl Clarkl By SARAH DUKE Staff Writer Hispanics Organized for Public Education supports the proposed New Braunfels school district bond issue as a benefit for the community and a means for improving education for Hispanics in the said HOP E chairman and local at torney Paul Cedillo Our feelings are that we have no alternative but to go with I think its going to cost more in the long run to Cedillo The proposed million bond issue will go before voters The package includes three proposi tions The largest portion of if would finance a new elementary school in the districts south attendance zone for second and the bond issue would add 13 classrooms to New Braunfels High School and would finance im provements at Seele Elementary School and Lone Star Primary School and would provide pur chase a new school site probably on the citys south Were fully committed to helping the bond issue We realize there a lot of but we think that in the area of theres no Cedillo adding that growth and state limits on elementary class sizes are forcing the district to build new Forecasting the future Weather Service plans for expansion to New Braunfels If we dont do it were going to have to pay dearly for it in the The leader of the Hispanic organization said enrollment in creases in NBISD have been well the high school building is woefully inadequate 1 think if anyone would take the time to go into the schools and look they wouM know ihis issie has to 150 members The organization was fonned summer to improve educational op portunities for minority students bv See Page 2A By DAVID MAY Stall Wnler The Weather sen ice awarded contracts this week for ijeneratuin Kadar systems that nnplo Kadar the latest and most sophisticatctl piece of weather apparatus in use of lour NKXKAU systems designated or South Texas is M wdtiled for installation a New Hraunfels Municipal Airport although i he local Ioniracl was not one of the In awarded This is the first phase which awarded prototype systems at a cost of aixiut Sfiii million aid Jim Ward deputy meteorologist in iharge of the San Atitoaio NWS of iKf Cost for the New Hraunfels HAD system is projected at approx imately S2 I dont believe any of the South Texas systems were in the prototype which is the way 1 prefer Ward said This first phaxis to keep the vendor from in vesting too much early and to protect the government Should all go NWS officials plan to let contracts w ithin a year for llfi more including the New Hraunfels contract Overall the NWS has plans to install NFXKAD systems nationwide at a cost of million Ward said plans are for construc tion next sear of a Warning Forecast Office on the southeast coi ner of New Hraunfels Municipal Air port NWS officials said that bv iwo 15 forecasters are expected to be moved from San Antonio Interna tional Airport to man NWS new headquarters here He said the N EX HAD system is ex pected for delivery sometime m 1993 and operational w ithin six months 1 would say it will be a year before we start ground We dont have a schedule for construction It will depend on monies available over the next two fiscal Ward added After the facility is on the New Braunfels center will be responsible for monitoring weather and issuing forecasts for a 125mile in cluding San Austin and the Hill Country The airport was chosen See Page2A Judge excludes councilmen frdm suit fjled by Hamptons New Braunfels City Council members Doug Miller and Bill Ar nold were removed this week as defendants in Richard and Nancy Hamptons breach of contract and libel suit against the city of New Braunfels and the District Judge Robert Pfeuffer Tuesday signed a motion for nonsuit filed by Hamptons at torney Marion Borchers to ex clude the two councilmen from the petition filed in The law firm of Locke and representing the ci had sought the removal of Miller and Arnold because neither had participated in any contract arrangements with Richard former concessionaire of the Prince Solms Park Tube The city terminated its contract with Hampton in February in a dispute over what the city has called a breach of contract byi Richard Hampton regarding ad missions to the Miller and Arnold were elected as atlarge representatives to the council in See Page 2A Let me show you Grand jury returns 26 felony indictments Wesley Scott the Ca nyon Lake man accused of leaving the scene after his car struck two San Antonio women walking along In terstate 35 last was indicted Wednesday by a Comal County grand jury on third degree felony charges of failure to stop and render The grand jury returned 26 felony indictments on 33 counts against 24 One case was nobilled and one case was reduced to a misde meanor had his bond in creased Wednesday to by District Judge Robert Pfeuffor will be rearrested on the charge ac cording to the district clerks He had remained free on a bond following his Nov 2 arrest Strickland turned himself in to New Braunfels police after police recovered his vehicle from a pond near the accident SCPTK thai left Mario dead and Ktfie critically Strickland also faces revocation of probation charges in county court at Walter and Ann Ervin sat in with their son Spencer today in the fourthgrade math class at Carl Schurz Teacher Kathy Cook invited the parents to do math drills and pro blems with their children to give the parents more of an idea what the youngsters do each Students also had the opportunity to play a reverse role when they graded their parents Photo by Deryl Clark Cheer Fund supported by community Through community the annual Cheer Fund will pro vide Christmas dinners for 200 area The HeraldZeitung sponsors the fund drive each year and receives assistance from the Na tional Guard and Community Ser vice The goal in 1987 is to provide Christmas dinners for 2ttO families in the area who might not other wise be able to enjoy a holiday Taxdeductible donations to the fund and contributions of non perishable food items are being accepted at the newspaper 707 New The HeraldZeitung will publish the names of contributors to Cheer Fund each day For ruore information or to arrange ior pickup of call Carol Avery at The total in the fund is now Donations Wednesday came from and Mrs Lom groceries Milton and Sylvia groceries Alyssa and Chris groceries John and Loyce and and Mrs Gordon and groceries and anonymous donations of and