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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 28, 1989, New Braunfels, Texas Council gives first approval to new tax Following the state legislatures New Braun fels City Council Monday night approved the first reading of an ordinance adding cent to the citys sales tax rate to pay for an industrial development See below Penalties have Oilers facing thirdandlong HOUSTON AP harder the Houston Oilers try to curb their penalties the more they seem to veer off In Houstons 340 loss to Kansas City on the Oilers committed a team 16 penal ties for 115 yards in losses as Central 41 Cookoffdetermines winners of contest Fortythree dishes and two hours the tlerald Zettungs five judges had selected the winners in the Holiday Cookbook Winners and other 98 sts recipes will appear in the special Holiday See Sundays Herald New Braunfels EL 79903 12 707 Landa New Texas 78130 DSPS Zcituno 3S 377880 5126259144 Tuesday November 1989 25 Cents One 8 Pages CISD bond interest below projections Securing a lower interest rate than expected on the sale of Comal ISO officials anticipate the tax in crease generated by the recent bond issue election to be less than originally Comal ISD trustees approved the sale of million in school building bonds at an effective interest rate of percent when they met Monday night in regular Terming the rate a very favorable CISD Business Manager Abel Campos said it was substantially er than we had anticipated when we planned the bond The district should be congratu said Dwayne fi nancial advisor to the school This is the lowest rate that has come in on an issue of this size and this Westerman told trustees that a very successful meeting last week with the rating along with the See Page 2 Deputies arrest pair in teenagers assault Comal County Sheriffs Deputies arrested two San Antonio men Saturday and charged them with sexual assault of a 17yearold Chief Deputy Wayne Hoherz said the alleged assault occurred at Hill Country Resort at Canyon The assault is reported to have occurred between 8 and 9 26 and may have stemmed from another incident regarding unauthorized use of a motor Hoherz said Jessie James and Fernando both 18 years of San Antonio were taken into custody by Deputies Rolph Ehrlich and Bill Bond was set at for both James and In other a 1984 lowboy trailer valued at was reported Jack owner of the said the theft occurred between 21 and At Sam Hous ton recreation center at Canyon a depth finder was reported taken from a The breezy and cold conditions will continue through Winds today will be between 15 and 25 The higrr temperature will be between 61 and 65 The overnight low will be between 38 and 35 Wednesday will be a little cooler with the high reaching about 60 degrees and the low near 35 to bring station on line HERES THE WORLP WAR I FLVIN6 ACE ZOOMING TOWARPS THE NORTH The County Line Fire which for months has been the home for New Braunfels Fire Departments administrative will be an operating fire station beginning early next The station on County Line Road was built in 1987 and has never been an operating fire City Mana ger Paul Grohman said the fire depart ment administration and the New Braunfels Municipal Court will share the former Lowes Hardware building on Caslell The city bought the property this summer and is remodeling the building for office We arc hoping to have the station See Page 2 The ambulance caravan left New Braunfels early Sunday on its way Club caravans to Guatemala For the fifth time in as many Indiana Lions Club mem bers have embarked on a drive to Guatemala on Thanksgiving Day in a caravan taking aid to the impoverished Central American This years cle Mission to Guatemala is the largest since cattle farmer Jim Cameron organized the first mission in The group spent Saturday night at the Rodeway Inn and left early Sunday The caravan 16 including one shipped from Stock holm to Houston by two Swedish Lions club members participating in the and others donated by clubs from Michigan and Mis souri are carrying medical sup toys and pairs of used Once in the group will distribute everythingvehi cles and all to several towns and villages throughout the Fortyeight people will make the A team of 12 other will fly to Guatemala City Satur day to meet the caravan and assist in the eyeglass distribution During four more than many of whom walk for days to receive the are expected to be The eyeglass distribution is particularly emotional considering many of these people receiving glasses have never seen clearly in See Page 2 Firemen battle weekend blaze Investigators are checking into a suspicious fire early Sunday that damaged a vacant house at 1490 81 New Braunfels Fire Department responded to the fire at with 10 two two EMS units and support The fire fighters controlled the blaze by but were recalled at when the fire was either rekindled or said Elroy fire Ive been trying to reach the own er for several said Friesen who added that the house needed to be bulldozed before the There is no damage estimate because it needs to be said There are a number of vacant houses in the city which need to be boarded up so similar fires do not said who added this fire was in an empty building in the past three nve been trying for two years to get these vacant homes boarded Were asking the local citizens to do this if they own a house or struc ture that is then board up the windows and Its very inviting to transients and the said They go in these places and start fires to stay warm or cook and then a fire The fire marshal said the city gives property owners a couple of weeks to board Then the fire department can file a complaint with municipal court to force the owner to Most people will comply said Council gives first approval to new tax 27 shopping days to Christmas Inside 3 DEAR TV Following the state legislatures New Braunfels City Council Monday night approved the first reading of an ordinance adding cent to the citys sales tax rate to pay for an industrial development Council members listened to representatives from the Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce and the chambers Industrial Deve lopment Committee as they proposed establish ing a cent city sales tax for the programs The action comes on the heels of the state legislatures amendment of the Development Corporation Act of which allows cities is counties of or less population to create coiporations promoting industrial The halfcent tax would generate by bringing in new industry to the which would create new said Joe chair man of the chambers industrial According to the state law the if aproved by city voters and city would be in effect for five The estimated annual revenue from the tax is Seibold said plans call for the money to go into develop ing an industrial park to ease land acquisitions by new We will look to use the million for an industrial park Seibold We would be in a position to show off our own industrial Councilman Bill Arnold asked if the tax could be less than but Chamber Presi dent Tom Purdum said state law mandates that See Page 2 All interested parents of Canyon High School students are invited to an informational meeting at 7 Thurs day at Canyon High School presented Terry president and founder of Collegiate Test The program will concern the SAT preparation to be made available to all CHS students in the spring of Marsch und Wandergruppe will have its election of officers tonight at 730 at the American Legion 410 The Texas Ballet resident ballet company of the Carver CiiUuraJ Center in San will be jjejv forming The Nutcracker Saturday at 8 and Sunday at 3 at the 326 Tickets may purchasedi aj for and for an4 senior citizens by call 2262626 pr See Annual fund drive seeking donations The eighth annual New Braun fels HeraldZeitung Cheer Fund is almost to the halfway mark and needs almost to meet its goal of providing Christmas dinner to 200 The annual drive sponsored by the newspaper has a goal of raising in donations to purchase items to fill Christmas baskets for area families selected by the Com munity Service The administrative are paid by the newspaper and volun teers including members of the New Braunfels Fire Fighters Asso pjauon and Lake Punlap Volunteer Fire Department as well as news paper staff members provide the labor to package and deliver the Christmas baskets each Each year since the news paper has sponsored the drive to provide a Christmas dinner to the less fortunate in the area who might not otherwise enjoy a holi day That first the drive netted and spent to provide baskets to 60 See CHEER Page 2 daughter recovering after livingdonor transplant CHICAGO AP A girl who received part of her mothers liver in the nations first transplant of its kind underwent nearly five more hours of surgery today to stop internal bleed hospital officials doctors involved in this countrys first livingdonor liver transplant upgraded the mothers con dition to said John a spokesman for University of Chicago Medical Despite internal bleeding that sent 21monthold Alyssa Smith back into doctors predicted success for Mondays operations on her and her During the night the surface of Alyssas new liver began to a complication that occurs in about 30 percent of all liver Easton said by telephone this She returned to the operating room at about and surgery was completed just under five hours at said hospital spokeswoman Sue Its something they should be able to Easton Both mother and daughter had been in critical condition in intensive care See Pago 2 Tree lighting ceremony set Santa Claus is coming to New Braunfels and hell be here Thursday night for the Annual Plaza Tree Lighting Ceremony and Santa Claus The tree will be lit at 6 and Santa will arrive shortly Entertainment will be provided by the Lone Star School Tobys School of and the Community The Canyon Middle School Band will lead Santa to the Organizations participating with the Downtown Associ ation are which will provide fruit following a visit with Santa the New Braunfels Jaycees selling bal loons and collecting for Toys For Tots New Braunfels Business and Professional Women selling Christmas wrapping tote and gift bags to support its scholar ship fund and the Downtown Association selling hot dogs and baked goods to help support the Plaza Per manent greenery decorations are being created and donated by the New Braunfels Garden Club The public also is encouraged to attend the Hospice Tree Lighting Ceremony on the Plaza The See Page 2
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