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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 15, 1989, New Braunfels, Texas                                AMttoc TAT Afflded Atfcli Artieotnc 31M 31U 77 BaflefMtM BeHlAitot fiftllSouth SethSftil 11U 14V 916 7SK 42V4 llVi 14H 916 7SU 42W 584 58U Baker selling stockivtifter conflict of interest probe ON APy of State tones Baker fit says he will sell his large stock holdings ifi major international after questions were fateed abdiit the potential eUnlliets df See Page 5 A Mattox urges policy for financial industry AUSTIN state leaders need to meet and soon to determine what Texas policy should be for dealing with the troubled financial Attorney General Jim Mattox See Page 8A M u09 A n n fight to Canyon and Smithson Valley battled to a 22 lock in a District 26 soccer match Tuesday The Cougars were happy to bounce back from their loss to Braunfels Awhile the Rangers were happy to See Page 10A New Braunfels 68 707 Lancia New Texas 78130 USPS 377 Zeltuno 7880 5126259144 Wednesday February 1989 25 Cents Two 22 Pages recover four stolen autos By STEPHANIE DAVIS StaHWriter Quick eyes of local law enforcers have helped recover four motor vehi cles stolen recently in Comal County I feel like the guys are doing good work recovering four stolen vehi said Comal County Chief Deputy Wayne Deputies are noticing the stolen vehicles as they keep an eye out for other he Were espe vcially being very alert with some of these burglaries around the lake Deputies 11 recovered a 1987 twodoor Pontiac on Hubertus Road which had been stripped of The vehicle is lacking the front battery and all four wheels and the steering Hoherz adding a license plate check revealed it belonged to a Maryland but stolen in Sari If a vehicle looks like it is aban nobody around and its al circumstances the deputies run it and if they get a hit on the computer then they pick it A hit is a confirmation a vehicle is The deputies then confirm the hit with the agency Hoherz People will steal vehicles some times for the said Comal Coun ty sheriffs office Dennis I guess they have a need or demand for those Koepp They use them for whatever their needs See Page 2A Sales tax rebates city Local sales tax allocations continue to increase for Comal County and City of New Braunfels ropolitaii transit authorities checks totaling million in local sales tax The cities alone got a 12 percent increase over last years and 8 percent more than is attri buted to higher sales during holi Bullock He said approximately mil deposited in trie states cof because of the strong and lawmakers cduld put the unex pected extra million toward planning the J99091 state Checks million to cities which collect local sales tax at either 1 or The City of New levying a 1 percent local sales received this which was more than a 24 percent increase com pared to the payment for the same per ipd last To New Braunfels has received this a percent increase over Countys this per iod was per last To date this payments total a percent increase from The Comal County total includes New Braunfels and Garden The New Braunfels city manager said the city is using sales tax rebates to meet current If these numbers continue and there is not any real reason they should not continue we are going to have a much more liveable budget next year and hope fully be able to provide better service over said Paul The increase in revenue provides a good opportunity to replace capital needs such as ambulances and fire trucks that historicaly get shelved because of budget See Page 2A Hqppy birthday Ghris vvhp paceldWMSrauhfels with 281 goes inside for two points inthe Unicorns victory over Samuel Clemens Schertz Tuesday The victory means New Braunfels can guar itself at least one more game with a victory over Canyon in the district finale on Cougars are also still alive in the playoff chase after downing Smithson See Page 10A for the full Water use Group working on plan By DAVID BUILTA Staff Writer Supporters of a proposed bil lion regional water plan in Hays and Bexar counties are moving closer to legislation to back up the New Braunfels and Comal County are represented on the ad hoc commit tee by Mayor Doug Ken neth Jack and Craig Ohlrich and Hollmig are Comal County directors of the Edwards Underground Water District San Antonio City Councilman Weir Labatt is heading the lobby group which has met numerous times in San The committee also includes rep resentatives from the San Antonio River Greater San Antonio Chamber of the GuadalupeBlanco River the City of San and Edwards Directors from Bcxar and Hays It was formed by Edwards Under ground Water District representatives for the three counties after Medina and Uvalde counties voted to withdraw from ihe district After meeting for nine hours Mon See Page 2A Board approves insurance hike AUSTIN AP The State Board of Insurance today approved a percent average statewide proper ty insurance rate The increase means property owners will be paying million more in property Most of that figure million would be paid for homeow ners rates will go into effect June In approving the the threemember insur ance board adopted the staffs The insurance industry had recommended a percent and the insurance consumer counsel recom mended a percent School breakin focus of group The burglary of Memorial Primary School in the 1200 block of County Line Road is this weeks Crime Stoppers Crime of the On Jan 23 or unknown suspects entered the New Braunfels Independent School District school by breaking out a door Three fire extinguishers were stolen and a VCR and television were Books were scattered and the glass door to the library was Persons with information about this burglary are asked to call Crime Stoppers at Callers are not asked to be Crime Stoppers pays up to for tips which lead to the arrest and indictment of persons involved in felony Good day Its getting cooler The high today will be 59 degrees under mostly cloudy There is an 80 percent chance for show ers or thundershowers The low tonight will be 48 The high Thursday will be in the mid Inside DEAR TV Stammtisch Comal Street from Nacogdoches to Seclc will be closed to through traffic today and Thursday because Of The Comal County Child Advo cacy board of directors will meet Thursday at 7 at Paul Lutheran Churchs Family Life Advocates and advisors are encouraged to attend The hiring of an interim director is included on the regular monthly meeting of SOS Food Bank board of directors will be 20 at 11 at 165 Coll Represen tatives of the participating churches and organizations are reminded to During the first six months of SOS provided assistance for 463 families times for individuals with items of food and necessary Eightyseven vol unteers have worked Organizations and groups in the New Braunfels and Canyon Lake area arc challenged to help pro vide food Consider begin ning regular food drives for perishable and non perishable items as a community The food bank is open weekdays from 1 to 5 For more call 629FOOD 6293663 or Gladys This Lenten season is a good time to remember the less fortu nate in our See Page 2A Just ducky want focus on reform AUSTJN AP Representatives of journalists and citi zens lobby say state campaign finance laws need and urged a governors task force to focus on controlling big money and special We mm hjye election system where the besj ideas best candi dates have a change of winning rather than money being the ing factor in all top many said Pam director of Common citizens Ciuje syppjart coMjibuiiofl limits if they m PSrt of a cpropreihpisive reforp package that Includes public financing and limits on fridriclj the Cimpajga Finance Reform Task Other people who testified before force Tuesday included from pf Consum ers aad Texas a free Pit stronger and clearer and Dee and of the County Womens duckjes that will race down Rivfltr in Paris the 1 Rubber Ducky Race to benefit the womens Thf wJU gut at noon at Pars in the wi go yrajter ana1 will end at the old amusement Cost is per specially marked duck and the first duck to cross the finish line will receive Second is and third is Entry forms will be available in area Fo more call the center at Photo by Deryl Clark   

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