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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 1, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas                                San Antonio rallies for win over Butts Y David Robinson scored nine potato to open the fourth quarter and tic the tnd Rod Strick land kept Sun Antonio ahead with a gnmcbrcaking steal and bucket as the Spurs came from behind to beat despite Michael Jordans 36 SeePagcB New Braunfels 57 707 Landa New Texas 78130 USPS 377 fritting 7880 5126259144 1991 25 Cents One 14 Pages Sunny conditions today will be marked with a high of about bul clouds arc expected to roll in as overnight temperatures fall to about Saturday and Sunday should be with highs near 65 and lows in the midto Inside CLASSIFIED 1013 COMICS 6 CROSSWORD 3 DEAR ABBY 7 7 HOROSCOPE 6 RELIGIOUS FOCUS 4 SPORTS 89 TV LISTINGS 6 WEATHER 2 The 4 meeting of the Comal County Mothers Club will be held at the Senior 142 Comal at Aggie Dads are invited to attend the appreciation banquet in their Two Yell Leaders from Texas will be attending The dinner is pot luck and you should bring a main dish and salad or a side dish and Utensils will be The intersection of Lakeview Boulevard and Torrcy Street will be closed Monday and for utility Attcntion New Braunfels High School Junior parents It is Queen of Hearts time and your is The Junior Class needs donations for the rummage sale on Items may be brought to New Braunfels High School rooms Dl or B23 during the school day or to 50 Mission Drive after Parent volunteers also are desp erately needed to help with the Junior Class LockIn Shifts arc from 9 to 2 and from 2 to 7 Parent help also is needed to work at the rummage sale Saturday and this afternoon to sort and price Interested parents should contact Karen Rayburn at 6258457 or Registration for all persons interested in umpiring ASA soft adults and is tonight at in the meeting room at Wholesale on Interstate 35 in New New Braunfels Village Brass Band will have a rehearsal Sunday at Bavarian Village Bier Garten from 2 to 5 Officers meet at I but the rehearsal is open to the Any Senior Director or Drover wanting to go to the lunc heon for Hill Country Days at the San Antonio Stock Show on II needs to contact Max Wommack at 6257037 or Mozelle Dome at 6252770 by Don from the State Democratic will be in New Braunfels Tuesday at at 1892 Palace Drive to pre sent the essentials of information to Young Democrats of Comal Persons in high school or in their 20s are encouraged to Call Tiffany Durham at or Caroline Holte at 6200203 for more New Braunfels High School Sophomore Class will be washing and having a bake sale and rummage sale this weekend to raise money for Queen of The car will be from 10 to 6 Saturday and 2 to 6 Sunday at Waynes Landa Garden 666 Landa The bake sale and rummage sale are from 8 to 4 Saturday at 604 Walnut Motion filed isigJlP new trial in Davis ease Circle of prayer Students at Peter and Paul Catholic School join a National Prayer Circle At 1 Central Standard students at Catholic schools across the nation formed circles to pray for peace and the swift end of war in the Persian The activity was part of Catholic Schools Week Photo by Erik Karlsson Attorneys representing Jack War ren Davis who was found guilty of murdering a New Braunfels woman in 1989 have filed a motion for a new This is really a big said New Braunfcls Attorney John who helped represent Davis during the trial in Comal In crimi nal this Jaxck Davis case is going to be a real big The motion for a new trial was filed with the slate 3rd Court of Appeals in Austin Curtis prepared the Stanley Schneider of the Hous ton firm Schneider McKinncy filed Jury opts for 99year prison term for irit A Comal jury sentenced Richard Jerome Taliaferro to 99 years in prison Thursday after finding him guilty of aggravated robbery The jury also assessed a The defendant now will be trans ported to the Diagnostic Unit in Huntsville to be processed and will serve his time in the Texas Depart ment of Criminal Justice Institutional Taliaferro was found guilty by ah 4woman jury of robbing a store clerk in August 1990 at the Pit Stop Food at Ruckle Road and Interstate in New In the course of the the store clerk was shot with a pis He survived the Taliafer ro got away with the cash register and about The most recently of San was arrested in San Antonio at a bus stop and charged with the Retired District Judge Ted But ler of Bcxar County presided over the trial at the Comal County the motion for new A Comal County Jury found Davis guilty of capital murder and sentenced him to life in prison in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice InsuX tutional He was found guilty of murdering school teacher Kathie The motion for new trial alleges a forensic criminalist of the Bexar County Medical Examiners Office contradicted his trial testimony with testimony given in a deposition for a civil suit in which the Balonis family filed against the apartment complex See Page 2 NBU left reeling by rate issue ByDANAOVERSTREET City Editor New Braunfels Utilities Trustees spent three hours Thursday night discussing the lack of it and too many requests for Earlier this New Braunfels City Council approved a water rate increase of 29 percent and a sewer rate hike of 16 NBU had requested 48percent and 27percent The new rates will be enacted in two one in 90 days and the second six months after NBUs original request was to be in three If I read the council they do not want us to come back for a third I have had two meetings with Sohn on this subject and charged him and the staff to come back in February with plans on how we can reduce particularly in water and but I think we need to reduce expenses company wide and we may need to look at sev eral said Board President Gene Trustee Robert Orr pointed out to the board that the 29percent increase would not even be enough to pay for bonds sold to build the surface water treatment plant and Gruene Wastewa ter renovations to the Kuehler wastewater plant and West End sewer and to make up the inter est lost because the bonds arent invested The zero operating budget in some departments may have to be reduced to negative because we have to make our bond Qrr We have had the expectation from every one that whatever project they could get the financing they would have no difficulty getting a permit for and getting water and sewer to That day is We will haVe to make it crys tal clear to Comal New Braun fels Comal the state highway department and the city of New that if they want a sewer line moved to build a highway it may take us two years before we are able to work it into our See Page 2 Richard Rhodes Appraiser takes new position By STEPHANIE FERGUSON Editor After four years of heading up the Comal Central Appraisal Richard Rhodes is resigning and taking a similar position in another Texas appraisal I didnt go look for the Rhodes The job came to me and the offcrfit my professional needs and the location fits my per sonal The appraisal district board of directors will meet Tuesday at 10 to act on whether or not to accept the Rhodes said his last day at work is scheduled for The chief appraiser was hired to head the Comal CAD in Glenn He moved to Comal County from Wyoming where he was a private consulting Before that he was an appraiser for the Jack County CAD in See Page 2 Visibility of deputies credited with decline in some crimes By STEPHANIE FERGUSON Editor Burglaries and motor vehicle thefts fell slightly in Comal County in 1990 thanks to increased visibility of sheriffs says Sheriff Jack I think just that visibility of the vehicle establishment of priorities in subdivisions helped reduce he The Sheriffs Office released the crime statistics this week for the year Every place I go I hear from people that they vc never seen so many pat rols in the subdivisions I think thats Bremer There probably were patrols there before but the cars were so nonde script nobody ever really realized that they were But this way they stick out and people see If our citizens see them the crooks sec And they arc not going to hit as often if they know the patrols arc out there Bush visiting military bases CHERRY POINT MARINE AIR AP President Bush told a flagwaving crowd ma Marine base today that the sacrifices of troops in the Persian Gulf will end the nightmare of Iraqs brutal occupation1 of Wilh an attack helicopter as a back the president said the United States and its allies will make no mistake about And when we we will have taught a dangerous and those few who would follow in his that there is no place for lawless aggres sion in this critical Bushs mention of sacrifice was particularly meaningful to the Mar ines and military families who greeted him at this air The first ground casualties of the Gulf War were Mar 11 killed as allied forces battled an Iraqi incursion into Saudi Arabia on Wednesday and The presidents next stop was Sey mour Johnson Air Force Base in Two pilots based at that installation arc listed as prisoners of war and two others are missing in Bush referred to the Marine casual ties as American heroes and said the dedication of military families was lighting the heart of the It comes as little said Bush that the first ground engage ment in the gulf involved and it comes as no surprise that the Marines fought with great distinction and fought very Their professionalism and sacri fice will end ihc Im abso lutely confident of will end the nighimurc of Iraqs brutal occupation and ensure that Kuwait is once again We urc on said We arc on schedule and things go Page 2   

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