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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 25, 1989, New Braunfels, Texas Thru accidents spill ons of oil Heating oil drifted at least Iftfote Island toes Satur day 8 fiihkef that gfdunded to one of three acci delitii that together spilled as much as 135 miilidh gal 4 Ifi SOWEST Behtsen to propose cut in surtax for insurance WASHINGTON AP Lloyd Bentsen said I 4 Saturday he will propose cutting the surtax Medicare f A eligible Americans pay for the new Catastrophic illness and said the Senate Finance Committee also will consider making thes program See Page 7A M 0 0 9 i n 9 9 oo T Judge NOfbert Naaei win mg af whether Gincifinati Reds Maftagef Pete Lwow attend a hearing Monday Commissioner lett Giamatti the Anal step before the Would take any action concerning kose6 alleged hi inn ifiunludfttant N0w Braunfels bling 50 Centex 707 Landa Sltj New Texas 78130 USPS 377880 5126259144 Four 42 after PUC decision ByMARGARETEDMONSON Staff Writer New Braunfels Utilities customers may have to pay higher rates thanks to a Public Utilities decision to raise the Lower Colorado River Authoritys wholesale rates without making allowances for investments in transmis sion NBJLJ officials were disturbed after Thursdays I am very said General Manager Bob After all the time and it became almost a flip of the People in New Braunfels will see an increase in their utility costs beyond what we NBU officials were particularly disappointed about the commissions decision against rate differentiation for those customers who had invested in 138 kilovolt trans mission According to LCRA does not have to pay as much to supply power through 138 KV lines as it does through 69 KV transmission The commission decided against the and so wholesale cus tomers with 69 KV lines will pay the same rates as cus tomers with 138 KV NBU receives most of its electric power from LCRA and uses 138 KV transmission We are now called upon by state officials to subsidize other customers who have not made the Sohn It makes me wonder if people care about system efficiency and system The commission also voted against lowering rates for Sec Page 2A Good day After Saturdays residents can expect more of the wet stuff for rest of the weekend with a good chance of thunderstorms in the Highs will hover around the mid 80s with lows in the mid Inside BUSINESS 6A 812B 18D CROSSWORD 3A DEAR EDEN HOME 91 OA 7B HOROSCOPE 6B KALEIDOSCOPE 18B Kraft killed in car wreck TV 2A Stammtisch The Order of the Eastern Star will have its installation offic ers June at at Masonic 1157 San Anto nio Overstuffed bookshelves Recy cle your unwanted books To have your donated books for resale by Friends of the Dittlinger Memorial Library 6 and call Lucille Douma at 6293048 or Blanche Sanders at Applications are now being accepted by the Comal County Mothers Club for students currently attending Texas University who meet the following criteria have currently completed at least 2 semesters at have completed 90 or more semester hours and classified as a holds a grade point average of or shows definite need by work ing during school or during the Application more infor mation may be obtained by con tacting Karon Deadline for accepting applica tions is July Comal County Extension Service and Downtown Merchants Associa tion are cosponsoring an evening session Textiles for Retailers on Thursday in the Extension Meeting U5 North The program will be presented by Alma Extension Clothing The session will begin at 7 A registration fee will cover the cost of the program Garden Park Pharmacy will have a health screening on Mon day from U to 3 Gar den Park Pharmacy is located at 894 Lpop Suite Technicians from the Cataract Institute for South Texas Heart Mart will check for catar blood cholesterol and The health fair is sponsored by Pago 2A A New Braunfels man was killed Friday afternoon on Interstate 10 when he was thrown from a vehicle after a tire Larry was pronounced dead at the according to Department of Public Safety Trooper The 1985 Chevrolet dri ven by Brian Foerster of New was travelling east on I10 when the right rear tire sending the vehicle across the inside lane and ejecting the driver and The Suburban rolled twoandahalf times before coming to a The accident occurred at approximately five miles east of Foerster was sent to Northeast Bap tist Hospital in San Antonio where he is in coronary intensive Phyllis Foerster is at Medical Center Hospital where she is listed in fair Debbie Kraft and Leonard the deceaseds wife fatherv were also in the They were treated See Page 2A Police recover Police officer Villarreal handcuffs one of the two adults arrested Photo by Deryl Clark goods Two adults were arrested Satur day afternoon after a manager at WeslPoint Pepperell noticed them attempting to take property from the store located on They dropped it as they were said New Braunfels Police Officer Robert The manager approached We got a description of the vehi got it Police stopped the 1980 Ford which was driven by a juve near the intersection of 81 and FM We recovered what appears to be stolen merchandise from out of San Parchmann Over worth of clothes from Dillards were in the The subjects were transported to the Comal County Clarke seeking term as trustee Independent School District incumbent trustee Robert Clarke has announced his candidacy reelection to the District 4 Clarke is serving his first term as a He said he felt a public offi cial does not truly become effective until he has served three or more He is the only active public school educator on the NBISD school He is a senior counselor at San Mar cos High School with 26 years of experience in He has taught sixth grade high school biology and physical sci and post secondary vocational machine welding and He has served as a vocational and pro fessional counselor for the Seguin Independent School As a tax paying an educa tor with valuable and as a See Page 2A tries to collect judgmerit againrst By STEPHANIE DAVIS bank does not have to file the supcrsedeas Smith Staff Writer As authorized by federal law we did not post bond A New Braunfels attorneys attempt to collect more A supcrsedeas bond is either a surety bond through an than which he won in a lawsuit with the bank insurance company guaranteeing payment or a certificatfi in February Texas Commerce Bank stalled Friday of deposit for the judgment amount X when he learned the court order didnt apply to the Comal County Chief Deputy Wayne Hoherz accompaiK Mr Clay Townsend obtained a writ of execution and ied by another deputy entered the around 3 p m v wrongly attempted to seize bank Texas Com W merce Bank President Bob Smith said Townsend won from Texas Commerce Bank after a threeday trial in Comal County district court con cerning his attorneys trust which the bank garn The bank is appealing the decision to the Court of Appeals in Under normal circumstances Im entitled to go in just like I did today with a writ of execution and levy on their property to collect my money regardless of the fact that its on Townsend Appeal procedure requires the filing of a notice of appe a cash bond and a supcrsedeas which the bank didnt file in the allotted As a national bank whenever a case is on appeal the Downtown coordinator on the job Downtown New Braunfels added a special attraction last week expecting to boost its look and charm shes April the new downtown The gold mine is We just have to uncover Goldsmith said after five days on the Im very impressed with what I The community and the New Braunfels City Council raised more to hire a coordinator to operate a Main Street USA Project in 1988 and Im very impressed with the downtown she It would seem that New Braunfels is doing a lot of the right things that other Main Street towns in other areas are just beginning to Goldsmith was the Mainstreet pro ject manager for the city of Gonzales for a and a She said there are a combination of reasons why downtown areas start My argument is because you have businesses that perhaps are miss ing their market and they havent bad the educational resources in order to coJdsmith s Jmpfessed commu 8 p9gs2A downtown Photos by Qeryl Clark the said Sheriff Jack Anybody would like to have their money right Townsend that was one of the considerations One other consideration was to make them post the bond which would protect Townsend said he searched Texas law for provisions exempting the bank before asking District Clerk Margaret Herbrich to issue the We exercised due A decision from the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals in 1987 pertaining to an Abilene states a cant levy on property of a national bank until a final mcnt has been hi a Friday night interview at the See Page Trustees award bid for roofing project New Braunfels Independent School District trustees were worried about covering their heads Thursday as they awarded a bid for reroofing in the Seller of Lem was awarded its bid of to reroof several New Braunfels Middle Lamar Carl Schurz Lone Star Education Center and tax office will be reroofed in the During Mondays regular board trustees approved payments to the KellerMartin for work on the high school addi The Koehler Company also was approved their request for a payment of for work on the new elementary Jessen will a for its work on the high school InC addition to this sen will receive another for for work on the high school t See PagsZAj Group plans meeting to talk consolidation One local group has decided to take a stand on public issues and is putting its two cents in the political The purpose of the Concerned Citi zens Coalition is to provide a forum for discussion on issues of public con Members of the coalition have adopted the goals of increased infor mation for increased accoun lability of appointed and elected rep resentatives and support for those rep resentatives and issues that believed to be in the public v The CCC itself as ft loosely organized grassroots citie zens Bob Raborn thfe and wife Margie arrangements for the meeting and notifies the There membership fees r
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