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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 19, 1997, New Braunfels, Texas                                SAQHeraldZeltung Q Thursday June Perry challenges Sharp for lieutenant governor AUSTIN AP Texas Agriculture Commissioner Rick Perry who visited his sons school to announce his candidacy for lieutenant governor says education will be a top priority as he defines his campaign in the coming months The Republican joins Democrat and fellow Aggie John Sharp the states comptroller in seeking to succeed Democratic Lt Oov Bob Bullock who isnt running for reelection If the former Texas classmates win their parties nomination theyll face each other in the November 1998 election to become the Senates presiding officer In broad terms Perry said Wednesday his priorities for Texas are effective Rick Perry schools safe streets and economic opportunity Asked about the abortion issue he said Were against abortion except in the cases of rape incest and the life of the mother Weve always had that position and well always keep Obituaries Raymond Patz Raymond Paiz 18 of Scguin and a former resident of New Braunfels died Tuesday June 17 1997 A rosary will be recited Friday June 20 at 7 at the Zoeller Funeral Home Chapel The funeral mass will be held Saturday June 21 at 10 at the Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church with Rev Richard Oberstar celebrant Interment will follow in the Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Cemetery Visitation begins after 8 Thursday and continues until Saturday when the procession departs the funeral home Defy V Roberts Beryl V Roberts age 75 died June 19 1997 at his home in San Antonio He Was preceded in death by his mother Erlene Brookshire brother Jamie Roberts and sister Margaret Janet McCauley Beryl is survived by brother John and sister inlaw Charlotte Roberts of San Antonio great aunt Elizabeth Doggett great uncles Phillip and Glen Nichols all of Goldwaithe Texas and numerousnephews and nieces Beryl was a life long native son of Texas bom in Goldwaithe on January 17 1922 He enlisted in the Army and served during World War II at Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio Upon completion of service with the Army he remained at Ft Sam Houston as a Department of Army Civil Service personnel clerk He served in various Southern Baptists boycott Disney By JOHN HORN AP Entertainment Writer LOS ANGELES AP Southern Baptists can abstain from Disney if they want They may have to wear blinders and earplugs to do it The nations largest Protestant denomination has officially urged its 15 million members to boycott Disney condemning as immoral and gayfriendly everything from its samesex employee benefits to TVs Trouble is Disney is omnipresent in entertainment Harold Mclaughlin a Disney store shopper and the father of a 4year old boy said the Southern Baptists were being unrealistic Theres too many Disney products out he said How are they going to determine what is OK Hand every member a list of the companies owned by Disney Disneys empire is ubiquitous embracing theme parks the Anaheim Angels baseball and Mighty Ducks hockey teams television networks ABC ESPN and Lifetime and popular shows like Home And of course the faithful would have to avert their eyes from Hollywoods leading supplier of family movie fare Thats pretty said Mary Pugh a nonBaptist shopper at a Glendale Disney store I wouldnt want to be one of those parents who has to tell their children that they cant see Hercules or any other Disney film And what are their kids going to watch now she asked Those of us who are parents feel there is already too few choices of shows and things for our The Southern Baptists were short on specifics saying they felt compelled by a religious imperative to urge members to censure Disney Among their objections Disneys policy of giving health benefits to samesex partners of employees Gay Days at its theme parks Disney subsidiary moviemakers putting out films with violence and sex such as Pulp Fiction and The last straw was the episode of the ABC sitcom Ellen in which Ellen Degeneres character revealed she is a lesbian boycott supporters said If we approve this resolution you have a moral obligation to go home cancel your ESPN coverage get rid of the Channel stop watching Lifetime television and never turn your TV to ABC including Good Morning said the Rev Rick Markham pastor of Mount Zion Baptist Church in Snellville Ga Monte Shinkle pastor of Concord Baptist Church in Jefferson City doubted he could resist temptation One of our concerns is how large Disney Shinkle satd Are we always going to avoid the ABC evening news Probably Analysts said a boycott would be fruitless and have little impact on earnings Disney blankets our culture and its impossible to said Jill Krutick a Smith Barney entertainment analyst As for Disney the company is unrepentant We are proud that the Disney brand creates more family entertainment of every kind than anyone else in the it said We plan to continue our leadership role and in fact we will increase production of family WORD From Page 1 and on the lower river from Highway 306 crossing down stream to the district limits near Gruene Inman said the board could also consider a no wake zone or looking into setting speed limits on personal watercraft vehicle Attorney Holly Oilman was asked by the board to look into what WORD could do in terms of an ordinance Charles and Joyce Evans who live near Horseshoe Falls said they had a close call with a personal watercraft while they were tubing in the river I thought this guy was going to hit a Charles Evans said Then I thought he was going to hit us By that time our tubes were up in the air I am happy to see you consider On another issue the board heard from Wendell Lyons of Bigfoot Canoes on the Rebecca Crossing Lyons said the countys plans to build a fence near a proposed take out area on the Guadalupe River would harm both rafters and tubers and the property owner near the fence The proposed fence would be set up about 15 feet upstream from the present low crossing bridge at Rebecca Crossing The county plans to take out the low crossing bridge and replace it with a higher bridge in thefuture i Lyons said he talked to Counjy Engineer Tom Hornseth ind Commissioner Moe Schwab about the county possibly acquiring another 40 feet of rock easement upstream which would be more safer If the present proposed plans are not changed it would be unsafe for both boaters and tubers Lyons said It would a force people to get out in the middle of the river which most people will not do or b force people to trespass on owners Lyons After listening to Lyons concerns the board authorized Inman to write a letter expressing to Commissioners Court the concerns and affects of the countys plans for Rebecca Crossing In other business the board Authorized Inman to install buoys at four locations on the Guadalupe River in accordance with the approval of the Texas General Land Office and the Coast s Guard Each bjuoy Authorized Irtrnan to approve the installation of 15 alloys in coves in Canyon Lake in accordance with the Lake Canyon Yacht Club and the Army Corps of Engineers upon approval by Commissioners Court and the Corps Authorized Bill Mayo treasurer to look into obtaining the purchase of SAFETY Hot hits Police Beat New Braunfels Police Department Wednesday Arrest on charge of driving while intoxicated San Marcos man 68 bond Arrest on charge of public intoxication Canyon Lake woman 26 bond Arrest on charge of theft New Braunfels man 51 bond 112 B Arrest on charges of no insurance failure to appear and expired license plates San Marcos man 34 bond Tuesday H Arrest on charges of driving while license suspended no insurance and expired license plates New Braunfels man 21 bond Arrest on charge of assault causing bodily injury New Braunfels man 37 bond H Arrest on charge of driving while intoxicated San Antonio man 27 bond Coma County Sheriffs Office Tuesday Arrest on charges of no insurance operating motor vehicle without tail light two counts of failure to identify failure to appear and parole violation San Antonio mm 33 bond 9f on one charge and no bond on remaining charges Electrical appliances around pools and puddles can get you into hot water Watch for sprinklers when using electrical hedge trimmers or weed eaters Avoid dragging cords across wet driveways Never touch anything electrical if your hands are wet And if an appliance does fall into water unplug the cord before retrieving it Use care around water and electricity and you wont have to face the music Pedernales Electric Cooperative Inc Bringing Energy to theTexqs Hill Country positions and retired from civil service in 1972 after over 30 years bf faithful and dedicated service His retirement years allowed him to travel throughout North America visiting Canada and 49 of the fifty United States He never visited Hawaii as flying was not his mode of transportation Mr Roberts was an avid photographer carefully chronicled the growth and changes in his native Texas as well as our great nation and enjoyed the opportunity to display his photos at monthly meetings of his camera club He led an active life as a member of AARP Federal Retired Employees Laurel Heights United Methodist Church Super Adults Canyon Lake Senior Citizens and VFW in Startzville Beryl was a loving nephew son brother uncle and most of all a friend His time on earth was certainly too short bdt he used the time to touch many many people He will be missed but his love and friendship will not be forgotten Funeral services were in Goldwaithe Texas on June 16 1997 with a short memorial service following the burial A memorial service will be held at Laurel Heights Methodist Church on June 20 1997 beginning at 10 to allow his many friends in the San Antonio area to remember their friend Plans are in the process for a memorial gathering in Startzville however those plans have not been finalized Friends and relatives may make memorial contributions to the Laurel Heights United Methodist Church Super Adults or to a favorite charity Laurel Heights United Methodist Church San Antonio Jail From Page 1 revenue for the general fund Middleton said the jail leased bed space to other agencies on an available space basis He said the jail provides about yearly for the general fund The court said it relied on these funds for operating its budget The court did not take a formal vote on the action but instructed Middleton to begin the process of getting the jail commissions approval Within 10 to 15 years were going to be at people in this county at people so youre not far off in saying we need to look at the he said Casteel said it probably would be January until groundbreaking takes place Ask us about our Double Your Down Payment Offer Centex rrmoUice four fast value 154S Business to Adobe Cafe 6293979 TODAYS CROSSWORD PUZZLE ACROSS 1 snooped 6 August person maybe 9 Whinny 14 Plenty 15 Olive of the comics 16 Tennessee Ford 17 Wide street 19 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