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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 20, 1989, New Braunfels, Texas customers urge cuts in phone rites Southwestern Sell officials say employees would be walking the streets if the phone company was forced to cut fates by mote than as residential customers and 80 cities recommend 4 See Page 7 A Tennis teams battle for District 284A title All three local high schdpl tennis teams began competition for the District 284A fall title in Kerrvil le New Braunfels is the top seed and favorite to defeat defending champion Alamo Heights in the which concludes See Page 10A ATLANTA AP by falling out New Braunfels Study shows hunters hurt in falls trees get hurt simply t by other hun oeePagelB q03 Vol 245 707 Landa New Texas 78130 USPS 377880 5126259144 Friday October 1989 25 Cents Two 18 Pages thefts v STEPHANIE DAVIS Seconds Is all it takes for a pro fessionalthief to steal a vehicle minutes is all it will take Satur day toget trie windows of a vehicle etched to prevent car Trie City Commission is to etch the Vehicle Identi Number on windows for per vehicle to deter the bad Because vehicle theft is on the rise in New Commis sion Director Don Ferguson urges all residents to have their vehicle ihddws LAuto Ttheft reports have increased 61 percent in New in the past five years resulting in a million he Fprthe first Braunfels jfcw a 12 percent increase hi auto theft Vompyd tp if percent PaBt2A JW c n area By STEPHANIE DAVIS Staff Writer A satellite county office in the Canyon Lake area will give residents increased access to services without having to drive into Comal County Commissioners Court approved Thurs day during a regular meeting to lease office space in Sat tler to give county residents probation and law enforce ment Were just looking at an increased level of service at a minimal cost and minimal travel for the said Pre cinct 4 Commissioner Clyde Adult Probation Officer Jack Williams said the office is a step in the right They need office space and there is a sufficient case load demand right now in the lake Jacobs said about the probation By leasing office commissioners are responding to the possible passage of Constitutional amendments in November which call for the sale of million in bonds for mental health and law enforcement facili ties to help take the burden from overcrowding Theyre kind of anticipating those Constitutional amendments will be Jacobs Im fairly cer tain they Office space which will probably open 1 and utilities will cost the county around a Jacobs Rent for the remaining months of 1989 will be paid See Page 2A Damage estimates rising Tensions rise in California Red Ribbon Week focuses on drugfree communities Comal County is gearing up for Red Ribbon Week next week to show support for a drugfree The Safe City Commission announced this week activities sche duled for 22 through a prayer vigil will be conducted on Main Plaza for substance abuse victims and their A kickoff rally for Red Rib bon Week will follow at 7 Monday Mayor Doug Miller will proclaim Red Ribbon Week at the City Council meeting at Councilmembers will be presented with red Tuesday 7 a drug sympo sium at Memorial Primary School is scheduled for community leaders to discuss the local drug Wednesday Wear Red Day everyone is encouraged to wear red See Page 2A SAN FRANCISCO AP toll estimates shrank but tensions and frustrations grew as Northern Califor nia tried to regroup from a devastating earthquake and unnerving aftershocks that continued A moderate aftershock at registered on the Richter according to Rick McKenzic at the Scismographic Station at the Univer sity of California at It was felt north and south of the but the epicenter was not immediately President was scheduled to tour the area hop ing to take a look and to provide encouragement to Three days after the the need for encouragement seemed to be Damage estimates by the state S A council chooses new stadium roof SAN ANTONIO AP The domed stadium city voters approved wont have a bubbletop roof after City Council has decided to go with a cablesuspended system that likely will support a vaulted rectangularshaped While nine council members voted for the unique One councllwoman warned the roof wasnt what voters were promised they approved funding for the Alamodome earlier this Im I dont like said a grimacing Helen the only Dutmer also likened the design to a cattle barn and an airplane The million multiuse build ing will feature 30story towers sup porting a cable at each of the build ings four The system is intended to support a nineacre roof for the rectangularshaped Councilman Walter Martinez was quick to defend the unconventional I like he This jumps out at you with a little bit of Former Mayor Henry chairman of the Dome Advisory Y councjl member voting against the spoke in glowing terms of rpof If you put some plas the viewed as a new applica tic flags on maybe it can be a Sw PagoZA Agents arrest workers at Arlington auto plant ARLINGTON Oenera workers were arrested follow The vast majority of our employ ing an undercover investigation into m neither condone nor participate in narcotics trafficking at and around the djruj Hincs Cpjnpanyi assembly police The sales involved amounts range from quarterounce of marijuana to jftdy bpftn charged ft pjound of of official police spokesman Dee other worker arrettedii still The undercover operatives nro 1 bttlmmfm were vidjd by private company hired by Roll out the pumpkins Terry Krueger and Betty Elemann of the Wuests grocery store on West San Antonio Street show off the variety of pumpkins available Office of Emergency Services rose to well over A private eco Frank McCormick of Bank of America in San said dam age is likely to reach An estimated people were dis in hardhit Santa Cruz the agency In some residents said they were too afraid to sleep indoors because of the Earths I cant stop said Marce lina a 73yearold resident of a town near the epi center of Tuesdays magnitude quake and wracked by four strong aftershocks I guess Im but Im Spirits werent much higher in See Page 2A area tax rebates increase State Comptroller Bob Bullock said sales tax rebates to cities and counties continue to tell the story of an eco nomy thats steadily Bullock said Octobers city rebates statewide are up almsot 1 percent from October and yeartodate payments are up an average of Consumers have more money to spend and theyre doing just Bullock That means another month of increased sales tax rebates for local Cities can have a local tax rate of either 1 or the com ptroller City of New Braunfels received this month from the Comptrollers bringing total payments to the city for 1989 to Payments for 1989 reflect a percent increase from last Garden received substantially more sales tax refunds from Bullocks The 1989 pay ments totaling are percent more than last years pay ments of In Garden Ridge city officials revived a check for tales tax in the amount of Bullock sent San Antonio a check The weekend will be dry and pleasant with sunny skies and temperatures in the mid 70s with southeasterly winds at 10 Tonight will be clear and with a low in the mid Saturday will be warmer with a high in the low Sundays high should reach the upper 80s and the low both nights will be in the A good time to get the lawns fertilized for Inside DEAR RELIGIOUS TV ShAron OM spokeswoman in laid an wai supervisor about the drug sales w QUWI anew 911 uw variety 01 pumpKins avanaoie befriended W9Wthl8 New Braunfels Downtown Association is for approximately million this eponftorlng a Pumpkin Carving Contest Youngsters are bringing that citys 1989 pay 4aLsA MI rnAtitG a O Q gained their confidence and then purchased from Anderaon invited to take their precaryed pumpkins to Main Plaza at noon that day for Firstplace winner will receive and Downtown stores also will be hosting TrlckorTreatlng for costumed youngsters that Photo by Deryl Clark menu to million and a percent increase from last year over the same SM Three New Braunfels High School students won cash prizes and ribbons in the recent poster contest promoting the upcoming Wurstfest Art Show in Elks They are Jerry first Jared second and Eddie They all are students of Patty The Wurstfest Art Show and Sale will be open daily from 10 to 6 during Artists will be demonstrating daily and admission is The Bracken United Methodist Women are having a rummage sale tomorrow from 8 to 2 at the church fellowship hall on FM 2252 off Interstate 35 south of New For more information or call 6251849 or Grab Fido and its time for the fourth annual Rabies Drive sponsored by the Comal County Veterinary Medical Rabies immunizations will be given at Fire Station 1 in Canyon City and at Fire Station 2 on Oblate Drive from to The vacci nation will cost All pets will be issued a county license for an additional to comply with the Comal County Animal Control Proceeds from the clin ic are used to fund the veterina rians association student scholar ship All dogs must be on leashes and cats should be in Jelly Beans Pebble Field and Roxanne Jones will present a fun hour of creative puppet ry and storytelling in the Puppet Palace at New Braunfels Childrens Museum The show starts at and is part of the current Where in the World exhibit that focuses on geography of New Tex 2A
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