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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 7, 1994, New Braunfels, Texas t M THURSDAY VY Smithson Valley boys fall to Boerne in district tilt 122 See Page 7 50 CENTS COUNTDOWN DAYS NewBraunfela Sesquicentenrtial March 21 1845 March 21 1995 PASO TX 12 Pages in one section Thursday April 7 1994 Serving Comal County for more than 142 years Home of RICHARD TIJERINA Vol 142 No 105 Letters to the Sports The Marketplace Special inserts HEB Sears Bealls Kentucky Fried ies the HeraldZeitung The New Braunj els Herald Zeitung extends the following birthday wishes to Helen Minis Chelsea Moore Amanda Petty Kermit Jonas Edna Btndner Ruth Fritzler Alice Schorn Car oline Tewes Charles Veselis Ronald Walter Walter E Sumn er i Business counselor available to small business owners The Business counselor from UTSAs School of Business will be in the Chamber office all day on Tuesday April 12 to offer free counseling to small businesses engaged in service oriented busi ness retail wholesale and manu facturing These services are also avail able for individuals considering starting a new business The Chamber through an agreement with UTSA has been offering this service on a regular basis for the past three years Areas of counseling include expansion management pre venture feasibility loan packag ing w etc the service which is completely confidential call the Chamber office Boy Scouts to host fundraiser April 1 0 Boy Scouts of America Troop 163 will be having a fundraiser breakfast on Sunday April 10 at Sts Peter Paul Church The breakfast will be pancakes and bacon or sausage The prices are for adults and for children The time is from to DRT to hold meeting Saturday The Daughters of the Republic of Texas Ferdinand Lindheimer Chapter will meet at April 9 at the Forke Store in Con servation Plaza Childrens Museum orchestra forming The Childrens Museum Tele vision Orchestra is now forming Anyone wanting to be a part of the soundtrack team should call Denise at 210 4977782 for more information Marlon VFD to host pancake breakfast The Marion Volunteer Fire Department will have an allyou caneat pancake breakfast at the fire station on Sunday April 10 from to 12 Stammtlsch The New Braunfels HeraldZtitung invites Us readers to submit sterns to Stammtlsch According to the Sophienburg Archives and members of the German community Stammtisch represents a sitting place for members of the community to gather and share tU days happenings We invite you to i are with The winnincj numbers Lotto TiXM ia 1011 1323 million jackpot LOTTERV traffic jam HeraldZeitung photos by JOHN HUSETH An accident which occurred yesterday at approxi mately In the northbound lane on I35 north of the exit resulted In no Injuries However traffic soon became backed up for miles and the Interstate was closed until pjn A pickup pulling a camper jacknlfed became lodged on one of thelbarracades In the tunnel and had to be removed by several wreck ers i 5 Plaza Bank building purchased By CRAIG HAMMETT Staff Writer Winns could be interested in building By CRAIG HAMMETT Staff Writer Grand Jury indicts New Braunfels wpman op aggravated assault charges By JENNIFER ROMPEL The Comal County Grand Jury indicted a New Braunfels woman Wednesday on charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon Penni Salais 36 was indicted for allegedly stabbing Charles Abdella 46 also1 of New Braunfels in the chest with a kitchen knife The stabbing allegedly occurred at Feb 16 at the Bavarian Manor Apart ments No 806 Reports show the stabbing was allegedly part of a family disturbance Salais was arrested immediately after the incident and was charged with aggravated assault Abdella was transported by New Braun fels Emergency Medical Services to McKen Charges stem from family disturbance call in February na Memorial Hospital The case was investigated by New Braun fels police detective Basel Boatright The Comal County Grand Jury met Wednesday and returned 13 indictments on 13 individuals Those indicted include the following Fermin Elizondo 38 of Marion driving while intoxicated subsequent offense Eduardo Estrada 29 of San Antonio driving while intoxicated subsequent offense Lloyd Benton 57 Canyon Lake dri ving while intoxicated subsequent offense Fidel Rivera 28 of New Braunfels pos session of cocaine with intent to deliver Brad Brasher 20 of New Braunfels possession of cocaine with intent to deliver Tracy Cole 17 of New Braunfels pos session of cocaine with intent to deliver Liza Ayala 17 of Waco unauthorized use of a vehicle possession of controlled sub stance and forgery by possession Danny Deramus 29 of Corpus Christi driving while intoxicated subsequent offense Benito Lopez 27 of San Antonio driving while intoxicated subsequent offense John Schwertfeger 41 of New Braunfels theft over S750 theft enhanced to a third degree An auction held Tuesday gave control of the former Plaza Bank building to General American Life Insurance Company a nationwide firm based in St Louis Mo General American Life bid for the building for merly owned by Emerald Capital Associates Ltd of San Antonio and the original coname on a promissory note nowdefunct MBank New Braunfels General American Life issued a million promisso ry note in April of 1986 The notice of trustees sale dat ed March at the Comal Coun ty Courthouse named Emerald Capital and MBank New Braunfels as the grantor or bor rower on the note Ruth Agather an attorney represent ing General Amer ican Life said the latest chapter in the life of the building was basically a default on a loan resulting in fore closure General Amer ican Life did fore close oh it Trey basically tbqlc it said Agath er They owifmTS building now Im sure they wbuld like to find a pur John Oberman of Emerald Capital could not be reached for com ment Plaza Bank orig inally opened in 1928 In 1986 Plaza Bank became MBank New Braunfels MBank Dallas failed in 1989 foretelling the future of MBank New Braunfels which The Plaza bank building is emp ty General American Life Insur ance Company is looking for a buyer While rumors always float and sometimes sink unconfirmed reports say Winns Department Stores are at least interested in moving The question is where Winns is currently under Chap ter 11 bankruptcy Company pres idjnt Gary Tenhison did say their location does for jsaki sign However he would not Wytyhere the company was look ing to move Its one of those things I cannot really discuss at this time Our immediate plans are not to he said We would consider some place like New Braunfels We looked at quite a few places in San Antonio and surrounding area like New Tennison did not rule out the possibility however He stated that Winns has stores located in many smaller communities Weve got to consider all of our he said Were actu ally a smalltown company We appreciate things like the small town values the good Schools there and so again became Plaza Bank in 1991 Plaza Bank could not recover lost funds from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation which declared them insol vent in October of last year Texas Commerce Bank pur chased the banks assets but not the building which was vacated Since the FDIC does not pay rent on the building there was no income coming in Thus a default and eventual fore closure occurred Caught in the act New Braunfels Ryan Rogers leads the way for oneactplay soccer team By RICHARD TIJERINA Sports Editor Break a leg may be an favorite phrase but Ryan Rogers wants nothing to do with it tfcis week The New Braunfels senior who ha the lead role in the schools oneact play production of William Shake speare84 Midsummer Nights Dream has forsaken the stage for his muse of preferencethe goalies box At least temporarily Long before Rogers was dealing with the mischievous Puck in the play he was excelling on the field stopping Rogers not only has led tho school to the area round of the UIL OneAct Play Contest but also taken the Uni com soccer team to the threshold of first state title the Unicorns open their bid for the state crown Friday evening when they play undefeated Klein at Pflugerville High School in the state semifinals Two hours earlier the cast of A Mid summer Nights Dream will take the stage at San Antonio Churchill High School for the area contest of oneact Rogers plays the leading role of Oberon the fairy king Play director Kathy Ward insisted Rogers sit out this performance so that the senior would be able to fully concentrate for his state title shot Ward said she knew this double duty could put her play in a tough spot so she prepared for the possibility long ago Andy Meek who assumes the role of Oberon has been working closely with Rogers for several weeks going over liqes together supporting each other I tried to keep myself HeraldZeitung photos by JOHN HUSETH Unicorns goalie Ryan Rogers Ward said The cast has been sup the character of Flute but was moved to Rogersrole of Oberon Alternate Jim Flournoy will take Meeks role of Flute Ryan Rogers as Oberon with Amy McKlnnon as Tltanla portive of both Andy and Jim and of course this is a happy circumstance to have to adjust to Its wonderful for anybody to go to state These students know how to adjust and adapt and they know what it What it took for Ward who led New Braunfels to the state tournament in OneAct Play last year with Alice in Wonderland was some late season here than on the said who is in a play for the first time in his life We really help each other out here Im probably the weakest actor out here but someone is always there If New Braunfels breaks out of the area competition Rogers is expected to to pick me up or help me along We all don the black cape and resume his cole try to do for the Region competition April 22 This is Ryans first year in theater On the field Rogers has been a rock and its his first Wanj said Hes for the Unicorns The AllState goalie really done an excellent job 1 admire can take a game over with his defensive him for the way hes been able to bal 4V4 111V WOjr j JCCil atj castjugghng Meek had been playing play Its been a nice contrast being in ance both drama and For subscription news or advertising information call 6259144 Metro 6060846
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