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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 21, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas 25 Cents November 21 Serving NEW BRAUNFELS and COMAL Home of Les Thorn CAD hopefuls status debated One 12 Pages Seidel By LARRY HOWE Staff Writer A nominee to the Comal Appraisal District board of directors may not be eligible to serve if he does not meet a residency requirement for the officials If I happen to win the election and there is ques tionability about then an attorney generals opinion will have to be said Richard one of six nominees for the five board Lvnn chief appraiser for the Comul Appraisal District said Section of the Texas Property Tax Code To be eligible to serve on the board of an individual must be a resident of the district and must have resided in the district for at least two years immediately preceding the date he takes the the son of New Braunfels City Council Member Rudy Seiilel and one of the city councils two nominees to the has filed for a homestead tax exemption in Bcxar Coumy siiKo 19SO an exemption on home ownership that cannot be made simultaneously in two appraisal according to Jacquic records specialist for Stammtisch Best wishes The New Braunfels Heralds Zcitung wishes happy birthday today to Marilyn Mandy Ruby Lorinc Angle Tina Resales and Oscar wishes to Kevin and Lisa Klnderchor practice The Kinderchor childrens choir will practice at 21 at the new Senior Citizens Center on Landa Street in preparation for a Wcihnachtsmarkt performance For more call David Smith at Memorial Service Hospice New Braunfels invites the public to the sixth annual Memorial Service at 2 1 at Johns Episcopal 312 The brief in honor of those patients who have died in the past will be conducted in the spirit of thanksgiving and Families of all those who Hospice New Braunfels has served are RSVP by calling Business counseling The buMiicss counselor from the University of Texas ui San Antonio will be available at the Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce all day 26 to provide free counseling services for anyone needing information or assistance in Good Day Partly cloudy end windy ure in the forccaxt uyuin today the temperature heads 10 a high around The high temperature in New Braunfels Tuesday WHS 65 and the low was For more weather information wo page 912 4 3 DEAR 3 4 B 89 6 7 votes By ROBERT STEWART Staff Wrtter At their meeting the NcwlBraunfcls Independent School District Board of Directors cast its votes in the election for the Comal Appraisal District Boafd of The board cast of its for Felipe Ramirez representative on the Comal Appraisal District The remaining votes were cast for Glyn one of the city of New Braunfels the Bcxar Appraisal For a home to qualify as a residence il must be owned and it must be the owners principal she Seidel confirmed thai he lived within the Bexar Appraisal District from November to October during the first two years of SIM 2 Members of the Paul Lutherans childrens choir recently performed at the Childrens Choir sponsored by the New Braunfels Music Study The along with others around are tuning up for the Thanksgiving and Christmas Photo by Karla Stopping Crime Secret service drying up counterfeiting By ROBERT STEWART Staff Writer Things will be getting tougher for counterfeiters as the United States adds new features to currency that will complicate says Charles Special AgeriltnChargc of the Secret San Antonio Field These notes went through a lot of research and Dyer We wanted to produce currency that counterfeiters couldnt The new design includes a polyester strip that runs vertically across the bill about three inches from the left The strip says USA 100 on the 1990 series bill which are the first bills to use the new The strip cannot be removed and is designed to foil some of the best counterfeiters in Columbian drug cartels who bleach one dollar bills and print S lOOs on The strip can be seen when the bill is held in front of a light The main thing missing for counterfeiters is the paper which is not even he It is actually with no wood There are aUo thin blue and red ruyon threads in the Dyer said that counterfoil feels different and snaps different than genuine The paper for genuine currency is made at a closely guarded factory in The other new feature to foii counterfeiters la a microprinting Charles Assistant Special AgentinCharge of the Secret San Antonio displays a phony by Robert strip that borders the portrait on the new A sharp eye can reud The United States of America printed continually around the This microprinting is impossible to camera and impossible for a counterfeiter to etch into a printing Dyer The piovess used by the government is The Triangular Check for counterfeit involves checking the quality of the checking the quality of reproduction on the Treasury Department seal and the The seal is hard to reproduce due to the overlay of black ink on green and the crisp sawtooth The portrait has a fishnet background and looks lifelike on a genuine Dyer thing to check is that the letter in the Federal Reserve seal matches the first letter of the serial There are other things on this bill that I cant tell you he They arc Dyer added that counterfeiters generally dont spend much time on the backs of bills so they end up looking bad If you think you have a counterfeit dont give it Dyer Arid dont pass il around lo show to your coworkers because fingerprints can be detected on a bill for five The recipient of a fake bill should get a description of the person passing it as well as their vehicle if We have the highest prosecution rate of any government or police agency in the nation at percent he The small percentage of rion convictions is due to piearranged plea bargain he The penally is 15 years in prison for possession of one bill and another 15 years for he Dyer added that a person who performs an innocent pass will not be Signs of a shoplifter By ROBERT STEWART Staff Writer A public misperception of what shoplifters look like makes it easier for them to according to Mike director of the Safe City A shoplifter can be anybody at male or usually 3050 years old and very well he Theyre usually very well dressed becatise they steal good Grist said merchants should prosecute shoplifters to the fullest extent of the law when they caich Its totally up 10 you at that poini in he If you lei them go guess what theyre going to tell all their friends and buddies and they 11 all be back Grist spoke to merchants at an anticrime seminar at Honors Hall on By QrtQ Mtfford t will soon flic ft lawsuit agalim Canyon Lake marine for Mm fa pay taxci and provide business Jhe board of announced Wednesday John the diiiricti named Canyon Mill Marina and the targeted from the marinas were not prfwnl at Die Ttio ttlleged amount of back the marlnm and time involved was Ooi mido public during the Director Doyle Jetton made reference to the districts first taxation deadline In April Laitdry Raid Cranes Mill Marina begun making payments to the district early this your and may egotiate with the oUicUii aiding aceeis JM the uturinui We will a lawsuit against thw Utfeo Utulry and not permit the wuno of 10 run out on those V vV it wtu decided that the board would collections commit we meet with the Cranea Mill representative to discuss the voluntary audit of that uiuiiiuu Landry They are pan of the Bui if they do product thoir iyU dropped ftym Precinct constable files for reelection By LARRY ROWE Stiff Wrlttr Precinct 2 Constable AI Uerbrich announced his candidacy for reelection noting that the changes in precinct boundaries ensure a greater workload tor the position during the next Weve got some things thai I want to finish up doing and to and with the new precinct lines were going to take in quite a bit more of New Hcrbrich According to records in live CutiuU County Clerks no one has yet filed papers to oppose He has in the past been an advocate before the Comul County Commis sioners court of higher funding and salaries for the cons 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