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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 20, 1989, New Braunfels, Texas Volleyball teams win as race tightens Canyon fended off a tough Kerrville Tivy team while Smithson Valley kept Alamo Heights winless in District 284A volleyball action on New Bfaunfels rallied to beat Providence in a nondistrict See Page 9 A Hrlim1 Bryant calls for contribution limit AUSTIN AP Texas Attorney General candi date John Bryant said state lawmakers should respond to the public outcry over the mixture of money and politics by limiting campaign See Page 12A Grilled fish making 1 ercans nericans are enjoying he with fresh vfat foods gaining See Page 1B New Braunfels 223 707 Landa New Texas 78130 USPS Zeituno a 377880 51262591444hr Wednesday September 1989 25 Cents Two 20 Pages High speed chase Police find men hiding in river after wreck Two San Antonio men remain in the Comal County jail today after allegedly stealing a vehicle hi Bexar County and leading Jaw enforcement officials on a high speed chase through New Braun fels early this Stacey and Mark were waiting to be magistrated this morning at Both were charged with unauthorized use of a motor A New Braunfels police dis patcher was notified by a San Antonio dispatcher that two Repeat Offenders Program Enfor cement officers were following an allegedly stolen vehicle from San Antonio and needed assistance in stopping said police spokesman Martin Our officers intercepted the ROPE officers and located the vehicle and in an attempt to pull it over a highspeed chase Mayer Officers chased the 1983 Chev rolet Suburban down the Interstate 35 frontage road in excess of 100 miles an hour around Mayer The suspects wrecked the Vehi cle they had allegedly stolen after crossing the Seguin Avenue intersection and hitting a billboard after failing to negotiate the curve under the Guadalupe River They didnt realize that the Juan Garcia of the street department replaces a stop sign at the corner of Kuehler Avenue which was just one of the signs knocked down dur Page2A inQ a ni9h speed chase this Photo by Deryl Clark Trustees approve CAD budget plan New Braunfels Independent School District became the fourth taxing entity to ratify Comal Appraisal Districts budget Tuesday night despite the controversy surrounding the CADs continued participation in a private retirement City of Selma approved the budget in its city council meeting Each taxing entity within the district must have the opportunity to approve or disapprove the CAD budget before If four entities had disap proved the CAD officials would have been forced to hammer out a new budget for Comal ISD board of trustees approved the budget in a special meeting New Braunfels City Council failed to take action on the and therefore approved it by not casting a nonapproval Comal County Commissioners Court was the only enti ty to disapprove the The controversy surrounding the proposed budget stems from CADs participation in a private retirement system provided by the Texas Association of Assessing Attorney General Jim Mattox staled CADs par ticipation in the private retirement system is unauthorized because the appraisal district is a political NBISD trustees voted Tuesday night to approve the budget with a stipulation concerning the retirement prog In a motion to approve the Trustee Arlon Hermes suggested NBISD withhold from the appraisal district until the attorney general changes his opinion or the appraisal district decides to participate in another retirement such as the Texas County and District Retirement Hermes explained is NBISDs pro rata share See Page 2A School board sets bond vote New Braunfels Independent School District taxpayers will vole 18 on a million bond trusiees decided The million bonds arc needed to finance the construction of a new sixthgrade facility in the Oak Run The facilty will cost mil including cosis for building and sile construction con tingency engineers and architects survey testing and miscellaneous furnishings and equipment and utility Additional money is needed for repair and renovation of Lamar Prim ary School and construction of two additional classrooms at the same See Page 2A Panel recommends site for tennis courts By STEPHANIE DAVIS Staff Writer New city tennis courts will be built in Prince Solms Park if City Council next week accepts the unanimous recommendation for the site from the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board and New Braunfels Tennis City Council tabled selecting a site at the 11 regular meeting upon advice from city staff to continue reviewing site There was some question we take everything into consideration1 and rather have a situation where someone cast a stone that we didnt do a completely thorough we were willing to undertake the project said City Manager Paul We felt we had done a thorough job the first Funding to build the courts is made possible by a grant from HEB The tennis association will add cash and City of New Braunfels will contribute cash and land for the HEB withdrew its grant portion in 1984 when thevcity applied for the but the parties couldnt agree on a site for the The city reapplied for the grant in There was a disagreement as to where they should put said Parks Board Presidem Lupe So after the they went ahead and rescinded the We were lucky that they came back and decided that they were willing to invest in our community again after we did The Parks Board met in executive session Tuesday night concerning the tennis They never reconvened in open We studied a lot of The one ihat we kept coming back to that had more which was more centrally located for everybody was Prince Castillo There are some they are minor in this case such as Two Texans aboard downed French plane By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Two including a Peace Corps volunteer returning home after 27 months of were aboard the French airliner that exploded over central officials and family members TTie wreckage of a UTA DC10 i was found early today in a desolate stretch of northern The plane was carrying 117 passengers from the Congo and Chad to There was no word on A southeast Texas man and a Dal las who was a Peace Corps volunteer in were on board the Pat of the Robertson County community of Franklin was his mother told the Houston Janice Huff told ihe newspaper that her an employee of Tulsabased Parker Drilling was on his way home after working in Chad for sever al months on a drilling She said the French airline notified the family that Huff was on the Margaret of Dallas was also on board the said Jim a Peace Corps spokesman in See Page 2A East coast residents preparing for Hugo MIAMI AP Disaster officials and coastal residents from Florida to North Carolina began preparing for Hurricane Hugos expected assault in the wake of its trail of death and dsstnjption through the While forecasters were no closer to raaking a firm prediction on where or when Hugo would strike the Bast chances of a hit late this week were steadily Most projected paths had Hugo hit ting between Cape Canaveral and Cape by But next in line to feel Hugos effects today were the Bahamas as the killer storm blamed in at least 25 deaths in the Caribbean brushed northeast of the chain of packing 105 mph was A welder cuts through the metal ceiling as another cuts through the door in the old city jail which is being taken out during remodeling of the See Page 2A New Braunfels Police Olher locations considered included Lower Colorado River Authority Landa Cypress Bend and Camp Comal The besl location was Prince Solms park because there is the ability to expand ihe four courts there and no trees will have to be cut down to build the Grohman The only requiremeni HEB requires by donai ing ihe money is to name the tennis courts the HEB Tennis he HEBs President Charles Butt is a tennis buff and the food corpo ralion has donpled money for lennis ceniers across the state of See Page 2A Remodeling sparks jail nostalgia By STEPHANIE DAVIS Staff Writer Jail nostalgia is being preserved at the New Braunfels Police Department this week in the form of jail doors and storytelling as the old jail cells are ripped out of the building during Ive preserved my little piece of history by purchasing the door from the salvage company for said John What Ill do with it I have no earthly but Ive got me a Some police officers were attempt ing to buy toileis at But not only does McEachern who was hired by the city in 1970 hold his claim lo fame of pur chasing the first he also claims he arrested the first which was held at the city jail when it was moved in February 1975 to the reno vated police The police department was a renovated car deal ership on Garden Hie first prisoner was the town McEachern adding he had Kevin Clayton chase him I made Clayton chase him down to catch him but I saw him first so hes See Page 2A The partly cloudy and warm condiiions are expccied to con tinue for the nexi couple of But a cool front is expected just in time for the beginning of autumn on Todays high will be around 94 degrees and the overnight low will be around 67 Inside DEAR A TV Stammtisch The board of directors of the Comal County Water Oriemed Recreation Disiricl will meet lonight at in the Justice of the Peace building in Saltier behind the VFW Items on the agenda include discussion of the administrators a new meeting location Canyon Lake Aclion Social Security budget repayment 10 the county for the districts siartup money and delin quent The board also will talk aboul ihe funds for the final cleanup and will hear an update on the lake shore clean Dancin Man Rudi Harst will reiurn 10 New Braunfels Saturday morning for an encore perfor mance ai New Braunfels Child rens His infcciious songs inviie ihe children in ihe audience lo participate and become a human orchestra and lo feel good aboul themselves and Harsi has developed his own siyle a blend of folk and with Carribean and Latin His training in modem lai improvisaiion and his desire to express himself honestly and spontaneously has broughi a fol lowing from coasl lo Tickeis for Saiurdays concert ai are per per or for members of any After the the audience is invited lo slay and lour ihe new Where in ihe World which fealures geo graphy and informaiion on New the and the and focuses on Kenya and Saudi The new exhibit will run ihrough midJanuary and will include many special activities such as Saturdays The New Braunfels Republican See Page 2A
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