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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 29, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas                                New Texas December Weather Water Watch Comal cfs down 5 Canyon Lake cfs up 4 Canyon Lake cfs up Canyon Lake up Edwards down the request of the GuadalupeBlanco River the dam gates are closed and GBR A is pumping water over the dam through its newly constructed The Corps of Engineers office at Canyon Dam is an official collection point for recyclable aluminum cans donated to help save the Battleship a veteran of two World Wars that is now rusting away in Take beverage cans to the corps office between 8 and Monday through For more call Texas Clear skies and cool temperatures were common across Texas early this morning as high pressure dominated the states Only a few wisps of high level clouds were observed floating over the midand lower coastal the National Weather Ser vice Temperatures before dawn were mainly in the 20s across the western half of the with 30s in the northeast and 40s in South Extremes at 4 were 20 degrees at both Amarillo and Marfa in West Texas and 46 degrees at Brownsville in the lower Rio Grande Early morning temperatures around Texas included 31 at Fort 26 at 25 at Wichita 22 at 21 at 24 at El 23 at San 40 at San Antonio and Cor pus 34 at Houston and and 32 at Northwest winds at 10 to 15 mph flowed across the greater part of the The forecast calls for fair skies over the state through Wednes Afternoon highs today will be in the 40s and 50s in most but will reach into the 60s in the deep Overnight lows tonight will be in the 20s and 30s in most places with 40s along the lower Forecasts SOUTH TEXAS Sunny and mild this increasing clouds tonight and Highs 50s north and 60s overnight lows mid20s Hill Coun try to mid40s lower NORTH TEXAS Sunny days and clear at night with a warming trend Highs today 49 to overnight lows 29 to Highs Wednesday 52 to WEST TEXAS Fair through partly cloudy Highs 40s north and mountains to 50s overnight lows mid20s mountains and Panhandle to mid 305 lowlands of PORT ARTHUR TO PORT OCONNOR East and northeast wind 10 to 15 seas 4 to 6 feet East and southeast wind near 15 seas 4 to 6 feet PORT OCONNOR TO BROWNSVILLE East wind 10 to 15 seas 3 to 5 feet East and southeast wind 10 to 15 seas 3 to 5 feet with isolated showers Extended Forecasts SOUTH TEXAS Cloudy and mild Thursday with showers cen tral and Clearing and cooler New Years partly cloudy and cool Lows Thursday in the upper 40s to the upper 50s south and highs in the 60s except a few 70s Lows Friday and Saturday in the 30s central and southeast to the 40s Highs in the NORTH TEXAS A chance of thunderstorms No precipitation expected Friday and highs in the fids the 40s Friday and in the 30s Lows in the 3iis Thursday and the 20s Friday and highs in the 50s Thursday and the 40s Friday and Lows in the 40s Thurs the 30s Friday and the 20s highs in the 50s Thursday and Friday and in the 40s Lows in the 40s Thursday and Friday and in the 3Us WEST TEXAS Little or no precipitation Thursday through Temperatures near normal then colder than normal Friday and Satur highs upper 40s to upper Lows mid 20s to mid South highs low os to near Lows near 30 to upper Permian highs mid 50s to mid Lows mid 30s to near Concho highs up per 50s to middle Lows lower 40s to upper Far highs in the Lows in the middle 20s to upper Big Bend highs mid 50s to mid 40s moun with upper 60s to mid 50s Lows from the lower 30s to near 20 mountains and from the mid 40s to lower 30s lowlands Divers find body in Nueces River Killings Police Report A convenience store in the 500 block of North Union Street reported a miscellaneous theft that occurred early Monday Two seen Sunday evening driving recklessly toward town on FM were stopped by New Braunfels police and Robert and Abel both of New were charged with possession of a controlled substance after a small amount of heroin was found in their Police reported no arrests in connection with a disturbance that occurred Sunday evening in the 300 block of East A 49yearold female was assaulted during a disturbance early Sunday morning in the 1600 block of 81 Criminal mischief was reported early Sunday morning in the 200 block of Dollar An auto sustained several hun dred dollars damage in a report of criminal mischief made Sunday in the 200 block of A busted window set off a store alarm Sunday evening at a Cour tyard Shopping Center Police reported two juveniles were seen near the rear entrance moments before the alarm An unknown caliber rifle was fired into a store front Sunday even ing in the 1600 block of Hunter damaging only a plate glass according to An undetermined amount of jewelry was taken during a residen tial burglary over the weekend in the 700 block of West Mill Police filed a criminal mischief report in connection with a complaint that a portable restroom was knock ed down and run over this weekend in the Palace Heights Police responded to a report of two women arguing violently Sunday evening outside a house in the 100 block of Sheila was arrested and charged with unlawfully carrying a weapon after police found her holding a butcher Police had been at the residence the previous day after sticks or clubs were reported to have used to break nine Rudy of San was arrested Saturday evening at a store in the 600 block of 81 West and charged with Class B He CORPUS CHRISTI AP Divers have retrieved the body of an Edin burg man believed to be the second victim of ah accident in which a truck plunged into the Nueces a sheriffs official The body of Tranquillno was found Monday Inside a 1979 Chevrolet pickup truck owned by Richard the other victim of the Calles body was found Wednesday morning floating in the river off 77 near the Nueces River said Bill of the Nueces Coun ty Sheriffs also was from Divers searched for about four hours Monday before finding the Gibbens We started looking for him as soon as we found Gib bens We dragged the river Thursday and again Saturday and brought divers out today and found the Officials from the sheriffs depart ment and the Texas Department of Public Safety are working together to determine how the truck got In the he Casarez and Calles left Edinburg 17 on their way to Gib bens Hart wins federal matching funds WASHINGTON AP Just 14 days after reentering the 1988 presidential Gary Hart is in line for a possible million in federal funds and almostguaranteed spots on primary ballots in two key The Federal Election Commission certified Hart on Monday for federal matching funds for his resurrected Democratic opening the door for what aides said will be more than million from the That 60 FEC decision also remov ed an obstacle to Harts place in the South Dakota Only can didates qualifying for federal funds can be on the ballot in the early test In Illinois on Hart sup porters gathered nearly double the signatures needed to win a place on that states March 15 primary Illinois is the first one where it took a monumental effort with Hart campaign manager Sue Casey It was not reasonable for us to hope that this could have been accomplished in this period of While Harts campaign was clear ing those snow and rough winter weather kept Hart off the campaign Hart canceled a trip to Sioux on Monday and a trip to Nebraska Casey said Hart would try to reschedule the Iowa trip for Monday next when the first transfer of matching funds is due from the A first installment of will go to pay for plane office rent and telephones in Denver and New she That is just a said Bernie a Newport attorney working for the Hart cam Were working on close to milllion more to be submitted to qualify for matching money on he The milliondollar total would be a combination of money raised before Hart withdrew in May and funds rais ed since Casey said the campaign hopes or more in matching money svill be available to the campaign by the end of continued from page i Simmons surrendered to the police chief after a 45mlnute shooting spree through a law office and three former workplaces Monday In which two people were killed and four others officials He faced a bond hearing today on two counts of capital murder and four of attempted capital Authorities say the gunman used two The bodies of the family members were found at Simmons home about 15 miles north of Russellvllle after the but charges had not been filed In those Pope County Sheriff Jim Bolln said Sim mons is the only Authorities would not speculate on a Bill who lived about 200 yards from the Simmons said the small children appeared to be sweet little but that the fami ly kept to Wren said Sim mon was kind of He was William Dub who operates a grocery near the said of He didnt have much to He was Police gave this account of the rampage through this town of people about 70 miles northwest of Little Rock The first victim Monday was legal secretary Kathy shot to death at her The gunman then killed and wounded Rusty a former employer of at Taylor Oil At Sinclair also owned by he wounded manager David and employee Roberta Simmons then went to Woodline Motor and wound ed office manager Joyce 3f Woodline president Robert Wood said Kendrick had spurned Sim mons more than a year when both worked at the trucking com pany Thats all I can best Public Meetings The New Braunfels Utilities Board ol Directors will hold its regular meeting at The board will consider rate ordinance adjustments for water and sewage The proposed rates must be approved by the New Braunfels City Council before going into effect Also to be considered are construc tion contracts for a water main line Obituaries at Loop 337 and a sanitary sewer seg ment The board also will consider a special assess ment by the Association of Wholesale Customers of the Lower Colorado River Authority for rale intervention The board will meet in executive session to consider purchasing land for future water resource capital im was also charged with criminal non Burglary of a nonhabitation was reported to have occurred early Saturday morning in the 200 block of Interstate 35 A pair of tires and valued at were stolen off a car and its convertible top slashed over night Friday as it sat on a dealer ships lot on Interstate Damage to the car was estimated at A video recording unit and an undetermined amount of jewelry were stolen Friday from a residence in the 700 block of North Central Burglary of a motor vehicle that occurred late last week in the 2000 block of Michigan Street resulted in the theft of a mens coat valued at Jorge of was arrested early Saturday morning and charged with public intoxication after he was seen wandering around in the 400 block of Schmidt During his processing at the county a small amount of marijuana was found and misdemeanor posses sion charges were Persons with informarion regar ding any unsolved felony crime are asked to call Crime Stoppers at 620 day or and speak to the officer on Callers are not asked to give their Crime Stoppers pays rewards of up to for in formation that leads to an arrest and grand jury conviction of persons committing felony Correction An item appearing 27 in the HeraldZeitung stating that the new sales tax was not collec table in New Braunfels and Garden Ridge was Merchants in both New Braunfels and Garden Ridge will be required to collect a 7 percent sales tax begin ning The total amount reflects 6 percent state sales 1 percent ci ty sales tax and county sales Monies generated by the new sales estimated to be around are to result in a dollarfor dollar property tax reduction for 1988 property The HeraldZeitung regrets the er Lester Knowles Lester L of 1122 Lone Star Drive died Dec at Audio Murphy Memorial Veterans Administration Hospital in San An Services were at 2 Tues day al Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home with the J Linwood Ken nedy Full military honors by the American Legion ac companied burial in Guadalupe Valley Memorial Park Knowles was born to Louie and May Lee mee Bolin Knowles in Jones County He mar ried Lone Dreibrodt in San Marcos on July Knowles was a welder and a member o the First Baptist Church He also was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of Jeronimo and the American Legion He was a World War II Knowles was preceded in death by his first Mary Bolin in 1971 Survivors include his Lone Knowles of New one Nancy Howard of New Braunfels one Roy Knowles of four grandchildren and seven greatgrandchildren Memorials may be made lo the First Baptisl Church Building Fund Rosaria Pena Rosaria of 113 Sehaeo St died at Colonial Manor Nursing Services were at 11 Monday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church with John Flanagan officiating Burial was in Comal Cemetery Pena was born March to Chrislofer and Ramona dietFloresi Ramirez in New Braunfels She mar ried Julian Pena in Bryan in 1942 Pena was a housewife and a member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Survivors include her Julian Pena of New one Margarita Varela of New Braunfeis eight grandchildren and nine Rosary was recited at Sunday at Morales Funeral Home Advertising Deadlines for the week of New Years Display Ads 29 at I pm for 31st 29 at 5pm for 1st 30 at 5pm for 3rd 31 at 3pm for 5th Word Ads 30 at 1 pm for 31st 30 at 5pm for 1st 31 at 1 pm for 3rd HvraldZritung thats what started most of Wood Kendrirk reported the ad vances to the office and at that point everything did Wood He said that Simmons entered the trucking company Monday from a side door next to the desk where Butts used to When he came In and found out she wasnt working he made it a point to look He found Simmons quit the convenience store said It was not known why Simmons he The five people in Simmons house may have been dead since Saturday night or Sunday Bolin The adults were wearing Indicating they were killed soon after he Autopsies were pending and their names were not Woolery was treated and released and Taylor was In satisfac tory condition today at Marys Medical Center Butts was In critical condition at Baptist Medical Center In Little where Salyer was In satisfactory Continued from Page 1 has trouble moving around There are tasks to be done like fil ing cards or book orders and inven tory Its kind of tedious work but Its all Hocker Besides the essential clerical work that must be done at the the librarian said the childrens reading programs are popular and volunteers keep it too Hocker said volunteers are always welcome at the library and she can always find something to keep them busy Taxes Continued Irom Page While the slate sales tax rale is i in some localities it will run as high as 8 said Tony spokesman or Bullock For Proffitl H2 counties have approved the o 3 percent tax Virtually every city has the 1 percent sales tax tntn corporatetl areas in 17J counties will have just the 6 percent stale sales tax So there are going to be a lot of differences around tIn state But of slate law and a comptrollers there will bo no lax rate anvuhcre thats alxiu 8 Proffitt said The comptrollers new rule backs up Senate Bill which the legislature lo limit the combined total rale o localoplion taxes Including county and MTA lo i percent above the stale officials said As far as can be not only does Texas have one of the highest sales lax rales in he but UKlarge number ol rate combinations possible from numerous localoption taxes makes he slate s sales lax the most complicated in the I S the comptrollers office reported Public Records Arraignments Precinct I Justice ol the Peace Judge Harold Krueger Pedro Puentes Jr allure lo appearburglary of a motor vehicle bond Jesus criminal attempt to commit burglary of a habitation no bond set Rudy Perez criminal non Robert possession of a con trolled substance iheroin bond Atx1 Villarreal possession o a controlled substance heroin Precinct Justice ol the Peace Judge Blanchard Harry MaMerson ol a habitation iuadalupe CounU bond John Michael burglary of a habitation Uuadalupt Count v bond The following financial Institutions will be closed First Federal Savings Loan New BraunfelsSattlerSan Marcos Wimberly Closed New Years Day Citizens National Bank Closed New Years Day San Antonio Savings Loan Association Closed New Years Day and MBank New Braunfels Closed New Years Pay and Texas Commerce Bank Close at New Years Eve Closed New Years Day New Braunfels National Bank Closed New Years Day   

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