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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 5, 1989, New Braunfels, Texas Womens tennis just a real teenager It is ttbt Often that you get to be close up to the best Thf ifl ihdcomtfy fttaybe but Uie best tennis player in the that is softie tniftg Steffi the West Ofefttian tenilis Mifi Is the player ift the World siiice See Page 11A Ma Natures icy clamps down on sports The cold front which hit New Braunfels like a ton of bricks on Saturday forced the cancellation of the Smithson Valley Ranger Relays and a pafr of local baseball There was some action in the bitter 410 M009 SOWEST MICROPUBLISHING 2201 BROOKHOLLOW PLZ SUITE 300 TX 76006 99 jtingRattlers with goal in last minute Smithson Valley maintained its lead in the District 26 soccer race oft Friday with a thrilling 32 victory over San The loss dropped the Rattlers to fourth place in the district See Page 14 A New Braunfels 81 707 Landa New Texas 78130 USPS Zeituno S 377880 5126259144 Sunday March 1989 50 Cents Four 48 Pages Good day A cold front that took South Texas by surprise Saturday mom ing will stick around for another day as the high reaches only 40 Tonights low will dip to 25 Winds will blow from the northeast from 15 to 25 miles per Temperatures will start rising Monday when the mercury climbs to around Mondays pw will be irt the high Inside 18D DEAR Stammtisch Saddle Slappers 4H club will have a meeting and play day today at at the Mounted Posse This is a makeup day from the icy weather last but if the weather is nasty again this you might call Cody Elliott at 6297506 to see if the play day still will be The Downtown Association will meet Tuesday at 7 at Krauses Comal County Mothers Club will meet at 7 Monday in the Herb Schneider Room at the New Braunfels National Bank Evelyn King from will be the guest A chance to talk back to TV on Ethics in the showing on Public Broadcasting is offered each Tuesday at at First Protestant Church with Peter Olson leading the dis Participants are encour aged to watch the series in but clippings from program are shown on tape at the local The meetings are open to the public and continue through the next seven Sunday evening discussions have also been scheduled for 6 at First Safe City Commission continues its neighborhood meetings with a Tuesday gathering for residents in the Gruene and Albert street The meeting will begin at 7 at Oakwood Bap tist All residents are encouraged to For more information call The sale of warrants for the Crime Stoppers JailaThon will continue Monday through Friday for at the New Braunfels Police Department Keith Moores CPA 709 Walnut and at the Times Guardian news paper office in Defensive Driving Classes by Charlie Rose will be offered March 7 and 9 from 6 to 10 at Canyon High DDC can offer traffic ticket dismissal and a 10 percent savings on liability Call 56258081 or 6258576 if youd like to attend this The American Association of Retired Persons will sponsor a Defensive PrivingCourseMarch 7 and 9 from 1 to 5 at the Senior Citizens 142 The cost is and reser vations must be made by calling the center at Lamar PTA will kick off Public Schools Week withan open house Monday at 7 featuring the comedy quartet Jam Session of TexM Chorus of Sweet Adjajsss EarUnr in the the JTA the parents of years kindergarteners to a getftcquainte4 visit at A campus tour will be followed by a questioflandanswer Jeweler arrested By STEPHANIE DAVIS Staff A local jewelry store owner is out on bond today after being arrested Fri day at his place of business and charged with deceptive business Talmage 702 Star crest was released from the Comal County jail Friday in lieu of a He owns and operates Jewels by Talmage located at 332 Landa The 52yearold jeweler was arrested and escorted out of his store at approximately 4 by two New Braunfels police He was arrested after a local couple filed a police report claiming a ring they bought from Higginbotham wasnt worth the amount they said Felix New Braunfels Police claimed the ring was a certain size and color and upon it just was Roque As for the cost the couple initially paid for the ring and the amount of its true I cant tell you those See Page 2A Search still on for mans killer By STEPHANIE DA VIS Staff Writer Detectives continue to look for a person responsible for fatally shoot ing a Spring Branch who was injured in his driveway and later died in surgery Larry Wayne Specht survived a gunshot wound in June when he was shot in his again as he was near his The 44yearold civil service work er at Kelly Air Force Base was en route to his home when he was shot at the entrance of his located off 281 North and FM We went out all day Friday walking the ranch with the family members seeking any clues we could possibly come up said Dennis Koepp of the Comal County sheriffs I think we can solve the said sheriffs office spokesman Alan Trol We have some good leads and we are working on See Page 2A Conservatorship a positive step New Braunfels Higginbotham Police Officer Russell Bell escorts jeweler Talmage from his business Photo by Deryl Clark News that San Antonio Savings according to SASAs chief Association is now under federal reg ulation sounds but customers will not see any changes in the dayto day In the step taken by the regula tors this week could have a positive This represents a positive and necessary step towards the resolution of SASA s financial said See Page 2A StatfWriter City leaders found a National Town Meeting they attended last week in Austin helpful for planning revitalization efforts for downtown New New Braunfels Mayor Doug Council member James President of the Downtown Association Marian and city administrative assistant Marsha Anderson attended which highlighted cesses of downtown revitalization programs across the The biggest advantages of going to a meet ing like this is getting to listen to and meet other people who are involved in revitalizing their said I want to be informed about not only what Main Street can do for but as to what direction we go from The meeting was sponsored by the National topic of town meeting Main Street Center which is a program of the National Trust for Historic Created by a Congressional charter in the National Trust is a leading advocate of historic preservation in the United The preserva tion movment involves more than saving histor ic Economic urban revitaliza tion and the creation of new jobs are all issues the National Trust addresses through the reha bilitation of historic The center directs Majn Sreet which concentrates on revitalization and preservation We learned a lot of things that will be help ful for New Benson One of the neatest things was the number of people that attended from New There wer6 a number of workshops and lectures so we tried to divide up cover different See Page 2A Citizens should get Kuempel tells group Saturday Participating in politics by writing and calling legislators can make a dif Edmund R told a group of citizens I think the people have a right to participate all the Kuempel told the audience with citizens from Dis trict which includes Ken dall and Guadalupe Try to get other people around the state to contact their elected The meeting was sponsored by the local Concerned Citizens Kuempel told the group he sup ported the proposed bill to give the legislature the authority to set proce dures for voters of any taxing unit to limit or reduce the amount of property taxes or the tax He also discussed several proposed bills including House Bill 91 calls for the election of appraisal district directors by the general public and amends other sections to conform with the House Joint Resolution 28 proposes a constitutional amendment to reserve to the people the power of initiative and Commercial permits cause rise in values Building permit applications at New Braunfels City Hall are up by more than compared to February The increase can be attributed to a rise in new commercial Construction costs for February tot aled while the February 1988 figure was Builders last month applied for permits for six singlefamily building with a value of and for six new commercial buildings with a value of In February permits were issued for five commercial projects for and eight singlefamily residences for New commercial projects last month included interior construction on a food court and several stores at Mill Store Plaza and a convenience Other February 1989 activity included five residential additions or three commer cial additions or two swimming and 73 outofscope pro The February commerical projects were Finishing out the Ipod court at New Braunfels Building Permits February Vs 1989 651 81 WestBoint WestPoint Pepperell 651 81 finish out shell for unnamed Hawaiian Carrot Con 651 81 finish out Farmco Davis Construc 1815 Texas construct new convenience Juriqa Con 831 Landa Street Suite finish out interior for dental New Brapofels Qanot 651 81 finish out The six singlefamily homes for which building permits were applied 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