New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, May 24, 1989

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

May 24, 1989

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 24, 1989, New Braunfels, Texas says commission rep Having now issued eight Glass 2 horse racing the Texas Racing Commission soon should turn its attention to setting dates for racing at the a spokesman See Page 3 A Pistons stop Jordan to even series at Detroits tsiah Thomas scored points and the Pis tons held Chicagos Michael Jerdan to only 27 points even the NBA Easterrf Conference Finals at one game apiece with a 10091 win over the Lakers took a 20 lead in the Western Conference Finals with a 10195 win over the See Page 13A BROOKHOLL TX 76006 up a portable Memorial Day feast jiniPlc M packed with herbcd cheese spread on crusty with a thermos of iced It can be as elegant as brioche and tucked Sn A wicker basket with china plates and See Page IB New Braunfels 138 707 Landa New Texas 78130 DSPS Zeituna 377880 512 6259144 Wednesday May 25 Cents Two 26 Pages Edwards Aquifer level conservation measures urged EDWARDS UNDERGROUND LEVEL MAY 1989 t This chart shows the drop of the level of the Edwards Underground Aquifer during the month of The level bottomed out yesterday and climbed again Chart courtesy of NBU By MARGARET EDMONSON Staff Writer The water level of the Edwards Aquifer is up of an inch from but were not out of the woods according to Bill The level of the Edwards reach ed its lowest point in four years yesterday at of an inch away from the level at which the main springs will be Todays level is Were in an area we havent been in since December 1984 when we were climbing out of the said engineering assistant at New Braunfels The which feed the Comal rely on the Edwards underground aquifer for When the level of the aquifer reaches the main springs in Landa Park will start flowing more thus reducing the flow of water into the Comal San Antonio reports its figures from the J17 well at Fort Sam Because the two places are at different elevations and the aquifer follows the the figures will not Todays level in San Antonio was feet above sea down from yesterdays level of 640 Tepe reported todays flow of the Comal River as 184 cubic feet per down 10 cfs from yes Normal flow is considered 300 The parks department had to step in yesterday to raise the level of Landa During the last 10 the lake has dropped 18 inches because of the decreasing in wafer from the Comal The lower lake level has exposed more aquatic and the depart ment received complaints about the To remedy that the parks department enlisted the help TI l i rr i The level of the Edwards Underground Aquifer has risen while the flow of the Comal River dropped 10 cubic feet per Area officials are urging citizens to conserve Photo by Dervl Clark u V111OLWU UIC 111 1U Tepe reports his figures from the of NBU and closed off the opening New Braunfcls well at Panther of the spill way dam at the other end of the lake in the With the orafice now less water is leaving the lake and it has returned to its normal This is only a temporary mea said Parks Director David We havent had to do this since The Edwards Aquifer is the main source of water for industrial and agricul tural use in Medina and Uvalde While there may have been plenty of rainfall in some of these there has not been enough in the recharge zones in Uvalde and Medina Without rainfall in the recharge the aquifer cannot be See Pafle2A Jurors hear both sides of city lawsuit A fivewoman twoman jury this morning began hearing opening state ments from lawyers on both sides of a multimillion dollar lawsuit involving Bad Schloss and the City of New The trial is being heard by Odessa Judge Lucias chief district judge of the Western Attorneys for Bad in their opening told the packed courtroom that evidence will show city officials and city employees col laborated to destroy Schlitterbahns business and other waterrelated businesses in the area in Attor neys said they will prove that Coali tion of Rivers Environment Protectors and the Rivers and Lakes Action both citizens also were involved in the 1984 campaign to damage the water recreational tour ist Bad Schloss attorneys said they will prove the city fixed the results of waterquality tests and the reports of fecalcoliform levqls in local rivers and pools to keep visitors away from New Schloss under which the See Page 2A Group opposing plant addition By MARGARET EOMONSON Staff Writer Several Comal County residents are uniting in effort to persuade a loc al company to move its proposed plant site away from their The Mission Valley Concerned Citizens Association met Tuesday night to discuss their plans to stop Parker Brothers from construct ing a concrete pipe plant near Krueger The group describes itself as local citizens concerned about the health and welfare of New Braunfels and Comal The two main concerns of the citi zens group are the quality of the air and the devaluation of the property after the plant begins We are not opposed to Parker said cochairman Vol Good day Partly cloudy and hot today with highs in the upper Winds from the south between 15 and 20 mph may help cool things off a Ha Partly cloudy tonight with a low in the mid 70s and south winds at 10 Thursday morning will be clearing to a partly cloudy after a high in the upp 90s and south Inside 3A DEAR TV Stammtisch Comal County Health Depart ment will sponsor an immuniza tion clinic today from 1 to 4 Parents of children who will be enrolling in public schools for the first time are urged to bring their in for necessary Haly Family Catholic Church wiU be the site of a threeday rummage sale beginning Thursday fipa 8 to 5 Fridays hours are a to 2 and 5 There also will be food iw4 tThjrfJBg hambur Citizen wants apology from city and council Kung fu fightin soft 2A By STEPHANIE DAVIS Staff Writer A New Braunfels man who sup ported a rollback of city taxes in 1988 is asking city fathers to apologize for misleading voters of the citys finan cial but officials are ques tioning his Davis Jackson said his informa tion from the citys 198990 budget indicates the City of New Braunfels has not been truthful with its numbers and has broken promises made during the rollback A lot of it is City Mana ger Paul Grohman said about the alle gations Monday A lot of it is Jackson was unable to attend Mon day night city council budget hearings and Monday nights council meeting when his open letter was presented to various The certified public who has done audits for Comal Coun said he hopes to raise some questions about whats in that prop osed budget for 1990 and the other is to make public officials accountable to the voters and remind the voters that they told us one thing and went and did something New Braunfels Mayor Doug Miller said Jackson is entitled to his but ttl cant lend much credibility to I iWnk that our city is finally returning to the sound financial posi tion that we had several years fte twxHeim mayor Its a con servajjve Tib fivepage letter questioned expenditures in the HI think every one of you owes an Davis Jackson apology to the voters of New Braun fels for misleading us last fall about the citys financial condition and your Jackson wrote in the open letter to the city city Chamber of Commer ce and Citizens for New You will recall that citizens petitioned council asking you to spend which had not been budgeted for in the form of a municipal propertytax We observed then that city had already in just four more than Budgeted with the trend increasing and could easily afford this if you New BraunfeJs senior Robert Bone left encounters an aggressive attack fey opponent Derek Norton in his Black Belt test Tuesday at Unicorn For more details on the see Page SM Photo by Deryl Clark We are just opposed to the plant Cochairman George Fischer We arent opposed to We need Its just a different approach to what theyre theyll be good Well find president of Parker was unavailable for com ment this The group maintains that if the plant site is not the pollutant fallout will cover two to three One quarter mile around the plant will be ground Nothing will grow Davis You can forget that The group has listed several advan See Page 2A Crime Stoppers seeking burglar A burglary of a motor vehicle at the Sac N Pac convenience store on Loop 337 is this weeks Crime Stop pers Crime of the On May between and a suspect removed a portable computer from a refrigerator trailer belonging to Wholesale Beers The truck was parked at the store while employees of Wholesale Beers were making a beer The computer is described as a handheld unit contained in a black briefcase which has a builtin The suspect is described as a white late 5feet 7inches See Page 2A Men arrested after pawn try Three men remain in the Travis County Jail today after admitting to burglarizing several residences in a subdivision off FM 32 in Comal Roberto Austin Adam Bastrop and Pedro of were arrested by Austin police officers Monday as they attempted to pawn stolen All three have been charged with burglary of a habitation and possibly face other burglary charges from Hays and Bastrop Detective Dennis Koepp of the Coma County sheriffs office said the three men were arrested after the own er of the pawn shop called the pxdipe ;