Tuesday, July 18, 1989

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - July 18, 1989, New Braunfels, Texas Racing commission awards dog track license to Corpus AUSTIN AP Corpus Christi Greyhound Rac ing the only Nueces County track applic said racing at the newly licensed parimutuel facil ity will begin See Page 3 Babe Ruth All Stars advance to state event The New Braunfels Babe Ruth All Stars swept through the district tournament with a 30 record to advance to the state tournament in Cucro next The team clinched the title with a 127 victory over Seguin on See Page 5 State candidates file campaign finance reports AUSTIN AP Attorney General Jim Mattox says he has some million in the bank for his expected race for the Democratic gubernatorial nomi nation next Mattoxs primary state Treasurer Ann has 1 cash on hand i o Qee Pa9e 6 New Braunfels SO WEST HTCPOPUBLTSHINH 1 PI 300 177 707 Landa New Texas 78130 USPS 377880 5126259144 id ay July 1989 25 Cents One 8 Pages Police clean up on river The City of New Braunfels took a stand against river crimes Sunday in a special operation on the Comal River involving 35 arrests for offenses such as disorderly criminal tres resisting arrest and alcohol related The operation was conducted by the New Braunfels Police Department in cooperation with the city mana gers office and the and Recrea tion I feel the operation was a great Many disruptive people were removed from the cited and The message we want to send is that New Braunfels has no place for criminal Out city and will safe for its resi said New Braunfels Police John Eleven Police Department employ ees were present as well as personnel from the parks According to four police officers and two civilian female employees were put in the water dressed as tourists to watch for crimes and make A police officer in plain clothes was on the shore to make Suspects were arrested and taken to Not racing along t CAD board to review opinion on contract Du II A A DCT i By MARGARET EDMONSON Staff Writer The Comal Appraisal District board of directors will take an action during its next regular meeting concerning the state attorney generals opinion that appraisal districts arc not to enter into contracts with private retire ment I dont think its in our realm to make a decision until it is brought to a legal said Vice Chairman James Neil Craigmilc requested that the attorney generals opinion be put on the agenda for the next regular I certainly dont want to put this board or myself in the position where we arc working contrary to the opinion of the Attorney General of the State of he Richard chief appraiser for the indi cated he had been contacted by five three repre senting other appraisal districts and two representing pri vate retirement He said these attorneys told him they were filing briefs requesting rcsccnsion of the attor ney generals According to Pat deputy chief appraiser for there arc approximately 160 appraisal districts in the state involved in a private retirement This opinion will have farreaching effects across the Slate of said CAD Board Chairman You can be sure this will be challenged in the Several local voiced their concerns about the liability of the district if the decision is taken to court and the district See Page 2 Officials search for lake victim See Page 2 New Braunfels city employees this morning spent some time up to their boot tops moving the stagnated aquatic vegetation over the dam in the Mill Race in Landa Because of low Comal River the vegetation has been getting stuck at the dam and causing a A machine now will be able to lift the vegetation the dis pose of it Parks Director David Whatley said many people dump their aquariums in the river and the foreign vegetation goes which causes big headaches for the Photo by Deryl Clark Comal County Sheriffs Depart ment officials continue to search today for a woman who presumedly drowned Saturday near the north shore of Canyon Avrora of San Antonio disappeared 9 Saturday while swimming near North She was out on a boat with two other women near Lake Canyon Yacht The three women were swimming when their boat started drifting When they tried to swim to the Elyas went under and never According to Dctcciive Sergeant Dennis Elyas probably became exhausted and was not able to swim to the Weve been searching since he We were out this morning dragging the lake trying to find Weve had divers out Tax consolidation Officials offer different opinions on issue By STEPHANIE DAVIS Staff writer After almost four months of campaigning for the passage of tax consolidation in the Comal Appraisal County Commissioner Neil Craigmilc main tains it will be efficient despite New Braunfels Inde pendent School Districts separate tax The split tax year docs result in some collection but it has been the position of the propo nents of the tax consolidation effort that the decision must be one to be reached by the citizens and taxpayers within each individual taxing Craigmilc If the voters in the appraisal district agree to consoli date during the 12 County Tax Assessor Collector Gloria Clcnnan will assess and collect for Comal Independent School New Braunfels the City of New Comal and other smaller taxing But Clcnnan said because NB1SD and the City of New Braunfels have a tax year that is different from the other local entities tax it would not be cost effec tive to assess and collect for those two NBISD currently handles tax assessing and collecting for the Speculation that NBISD would be forced to change See Page 2 Board looking at four budgets After reviewing four versions of a proposed Comal Appraisal District board of directors is expected to make a decision July 31 about the districts 1990 Chief Appraiser Richard Rhodes presented the directors with the four budgets during Monday nights budget The directors decided then to wait until July 31 to make a dccison about which budget County awards building contract Comal County Commissioners Monday awarded a bid for a County Extension Service Spirit Builders of Kerrville was awardco contract for its low bid of for the standard construc tion of an extension building to be located next to the sheriffs office at 3005 Antonio Funding for the project will come from revenue sharing funds on depo sit for the commisssioners and from unexpended carryover funds from The commissioners voted to put the issue of paving on the agenda for July The low bidder for the paving pro ject at the extension buildings site will not be able to do the project at the cost he estimated because he bid on the construction of the building as well as the He told Commis sioners Court Administrative Assis tant Mary fitch he could not pave the area at the cost he According to the they can throw out all bids and rebid the project or they can ask the road department to pave the EDMONSON What a pane they wish to The new budgets account different ly for the amounts budgeted for the private retirement the employment of a parttime appraiser and the placing of car allowances under the category of According to the first and third budgets assume the private See Page 2 Chamber planning trade show Kathy Eiler of Preusser Builders today was among the folks painting the Goepf Jewelry own ed by the Weiderman on Main George Goepf owner of the jewelry recently renewed his lease and is having the build ing repainted and fixed Goepf Jewelry has been in downtown New Braunfels since 1925 In various George Goepf opened the store at 337 Main Plaza in the early 1930s half the downstairs was the Weiderman grocer store and the other half was the jewelry He moved it to the Brauntex building during World War George and Rose Goepf operated the store in several locations moving to 337 Main Plaza in Goepf plans to keep his business If I cant make it I cant make it any where he Photo by Deryl Clark Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce will sponsor a business trade show this fall and organizers hope the event will draw exhibitors back year after A list of prospective exhibitors is being said show chairman Eddie Temple Monday during the chambers monthly board of directors Invitations and registration forms will be sent to those prospects this The 3 and will feature a sneak preview 3 with entertain cocktails and hors The show will continue all day 4 in New Braunfels Civic The maximum number of booths for this years show has been set at 64 and the minimum number is 40 booth Discounts will be given for registra tions received before Final deadline for registration is Subcommittees for the event include Exhibit and Ticket chairman Cash Hermes entertain ment and chairman Dick Koegle advertising and public rcla chairman Lee Rodriguez phys ical chairman Bob In other action directors See Page 2 Good day Its another scorcher today with the highs expected to hit 102 to 104 The overnight low will be 76 Wednesday will be more of the same with morning clouds and extremely hot The high is expected to hit 101 There will be a slight break Thursday when clouds arc expected to keep the high in the Inside DEAR TV Stammtisch Drug abuse and alcoholism seem to be problems that only affect other people but the sad iruih is that no sector of society has remained untouched by the nations substanceabuse Learn the facts about chemical dependency at a free on Tuesday from to at Charier Real Outreach Services of New 707 Suite The Answers to Common Questions About Chemical will be presented by Lupc program admi nistrator of the adult chemical dependency program at Charter Real Gonzalez will answer questions like What arc the effects of com hining drugs with What is a and How do 1 know if my friend is using drugs For call 512 A Childrens Rook Fair will be held during the week of Vacation Bible July at the First United Methodist 572 San Antonio An ice cream social is scheduled for Wednesday from 68 in Wesley Hall to allow visitors to browse through the Book Popular books and childrens favo rites will be This is sponsored by the United Methodist Women with the proceeds going to local The public is invited to Tickets are available now and through the week for Saturdays dance to benefit the Comal Coun ty Mental Health Mental Retarda tion Bocck and Mostly Country will provide the music for the dance at the Elks 353 from 7 10 11 Tickets are for for students and senior and are available at the MHMR Center at 511 Norih and at the door Saturday Along with the the dance will feature a drawing for many prizes donated by area businesses and Money raised See 2

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