Friday, October 25, 1991

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 25, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas r October 1991 243 Serving NEW BRAUNFELS and COMAL COU of Julie Schubert One 16 Pages Stammtisch Best wishes The New Braunfels Herald Zeltung wishes happy birthday today to Donna Rose Mary Noland Turner Ed Ruben Leal Bonnie Sandra Irene Jcanetle Joe Gar David Crespin Resales and Sandra Wishes for a happy birthday Saturday to Edith Helen Nichols and Donna Belated birthday wishes to Ver onica Roxanne Adams Know of a birthday or anniver sary Give our receptionist a call the day before at 6259144 wed like to share in the Haunted house The New Braunfels Parks and Recreation Department is co sponsoring a haunted house with the Canyon High School Thespian Society beginning 26 at the Landa Park Bath Visitors are welcome to tour the house for per person through Children under 6 enter House hours are from dusk to 9 Open late Halloween For more information call Welhnachtsmarkt Organizers of Weihnachtsmarkt are working with downtown mer chants to supply discounted tickets to the annual market slated this year for To find the discounted tickets look for the signs at participating Choir boosters New Braunfels High School Choir Boosters will meet 4 at 7 at New Braunfels Presbyte rian located at 373 How ard For more information call 6250390 or Cemetary cleanup The fall cleanup and meeting of the SmithsoirValley Cemetery will be 26 at 9 Bake sale Comal Garden Club will spon sor a bake sale 2 at Wuests on Landa Street beginningat Homemade cook ies and breads will be Rabies drive The Comal County Veterinary Medical Association will sponsor its annual rabies drive Area veterinarians will be a Fire Station in Canyon City and at Fire Station on Oblate Drive from Cost will be which includes a rabies vaccination and a county Neutered animals with a lifetime county license need only receive a rabies inoculation for Owners must bring the lifetime county license with them to avoid paying the relicense Proceeds from the drive are used to fund the location associations scholarship FallFest Bulverde United Methodist Church is sponsoring a Fall Festi val at the located at 281 26 from 10 to 4 with a bake arts and drinks and musical entertainment To have an item listed in Stam contact Stephanie Fergu son at Submissions should be of community interest but not commercial in Good Day Theres a slight chance of after noon showers today and the high temperature should reach about 93 The overnight low is expected to dip to about 70 Theres a slight chance of after noon showers through the Thursdays high in New Braunfels was 90 and the low was Intkfe DEAR RELIGION TV Lawmen arrest seize By ROBERT STEWART Staff Writer Two New Braunfels men remain in the Comal County Jail today in lieu of posting a bond each after they were arrested on drug possession charges said Sumner Bow commander of the Alamo Area Narcotics Task Richard of the 100 block of South Plum Street and Abram Gar of the 1000 block of Linde Avenue were each charged with pos session of a controlled marijuana over five pounds and under 50 Bonds were set by Precinct 2 Jus tice of the Peace Doc The brothers were arrested at the South Plum Street address shortly after a postal disguised as a mail delivered approxi mately 10 pounds of marijuana to that The undercover operation was initiated after the Postal Ser vice Criminal Investigation Group ran across a suspicious package in Rio Grande City that was addressed to the residence on Plum Bowen In the mail A package of marijuana was delivered to a West End home Photo by Robert Stewart The leafy drug was wrapped in plastic and placed inside an inner tube inside a cardboard he adding when a Drug Enforcement Agency canine unit was called in a dog alerted on the The package was then forwarded to San under Postal Inspector to be delivered to New A Task Force dog team confirmed the positive alert status on the Bowen Task force officers then contacted the Comal County Sheriffs Depart ment and the New Braunfels Police Department in an attempt to identify who was living at the residence that the package was addressed Bowen After we had determined all of that last Wednesday we elected this morning with the cooper ation of the Postal Service to deliver the Bowen We deliv ered it using a postal inspector as an undercover The inspector said that Garza appeared very eager to receive the The box was sent via Postal Service Express Mail from Juanita Cantu in Rio Grande City to Juan All In fun District Judge Robert helps Ernie Mendez stir up the crowd at the weekly Noon Lions Club Thursday at Eagles The group also surprised members with a peppereating Photo by Annelies Schlfckenrieder Cantu in New Garza used the apparent pseudonym to sign for the Bowen Officers then waited an appropri ate amount of time to show that there was intent and an who was standing by with County Courtat Law Judge Fred executed a search he We set up in the surrounding the house we executed the war Bowen We knew what we would Officers knew what they would find because they had obtained a fed eral search warrant to open the pack age in advance and weigh the con Bowen An interesting thing is that its from a fresh Bowen When its that you know that youve got fresh Bowen estimated the wholesale value of the 10 pounds of marijuana to be about with a possible retail value of up to if they push it in quarter ounce Its good to put together an opera tion and see it work said Comal County Sheriff Jack Bremen I love SM 2 Prisoner files for clemency By ROBERT STEWART Staff Writer A Spring Branch woman who pleaded guilty to murdering her hus Larry in July of 1989 has filed for clemency with the Board of Pardons and Paroles under a law pertaining to spousal abuse Mary Virginia Specht pleaded guil ty to shooting and killing her husband with a highpowered rifle in the drive way of their property off 281 on March 2 of that She was sen tenced to 30 years in prison as part of a plea A previous charge of attempted murder stemming from a June 1988 incident when the deceased survived a gunshot wound to the shoulder was dropped in the plea She is currently incarcerated in the prison unit at Shes applying for clemency from the governor under a special program that they have set said Comal County District Attorney Bill Shes one of three women that have applied for A November hearing is scheduled at the Board of Pardons and Paroles in Under the program if they allege that they committed the crime because of spousal if it the governor has the right to grant SM 2 County looking for hoops in adult business rules ByMARKWARNKEN SUM Writer The Comal County attorney on Thursday proposed more restrictive county regulations for adultoriented businesses to the Commissioners which plans to consider adopt ing the new rules next If the order would make opening a sexuallyoriented business in Comal County much more said County Attorney Nathan Rhein After a summary by Rheinlan the commissioners said they had not had time to review the 22page proposal thoroughly and voted to table consideration until next The proposed based on the ordinances of the cities of New Braunfels and San would prohibit adultoriented businesses from locating with feet of a park or daycare Any violation of the order will be a Class A misdemeanor punishable by a Official denies abuse of exwife ByMARKWARNKEN Staff Writer The divorce of Mayor Pro Tem Ramon Chapa and his second wife was finalized this week amid allega tions of physical The which Chapa said was mutually agreed was finalized after a brief hearing Tuesday at the Courthouse following a divorce peti tion filed by his The cou ple had no For we decided this was the best thing to said Ramon Of course being an elected offi I expected the media While Chapa said he wasnt sure of the reasons for the divorce petition lined in court he said there were no charges of physical or mental abuse on his Chapa denied abusing his former saying there were no witnesses to any such He said he was unaware of any police complaints of abuse filed against him by his wife or any police going to his Aria now using her maiden name of contacted by telephone Friday morning at the San Antonio middle school where she confirmed that she did go to the police two times but declined to comment I really would prefer not to com ment because this has been personally SM 2 queen