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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 9, 1997, New Braunfels, Texas                                2 g HeraldZeltung g Tuesday September Trail Obituaries From Page 1 Lutheran Church on Monday night The group wants to use abandoned railroad tracks unused by Union Pacific for several years that stretch from Solms Road past the soccer fields off of Live Oak Avenue through downtown and Landa Park along Torrey Avenue and Gruene Road crossing the Guadalupe River north of Gruene and to Hunter Road Rails to Trails secretary Ann Bartholomew said the meetings were meant to inform and educate citizens on the proposed project The public forums are to enlighten all of the people in New Braunfels particularly the ones who live along the corridor of the trail which runs from Solms through the heart of New Braunfels all the way to Hunter off FarmtoMarket Bartholomew said About 30 people attended the meeting Saturday morning at Eden Home including representatives from the National Park Service and Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Mayor Jan Kennady Councilwoman Juliet Watson and Schlitterbahn owner Gary Henry also attended Bartholomew said the group discussed ways to fund the project under the federal Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act We can go out for grants to fund this Bartholomew said We can receive 80 percent of this money under We will not go out for a bond issue to cover this Rails to Trails wants to buy the existing track from Union Pacific We want to be Bartholomew said We would qualify under the ISTEA grant because we would be connecting communities We would be connecting Gruene to Preiss Heights and Landa Park and the soccer fields in the west Bartholomew said eight or nine bridges on the abandoned railroad track could be converted to surfaces to support walking running and in line skating We could hard surface part of it or all of it and soft surface part of it so that it could be used for bikes or walking or she said Bartholomew said it was important to protect the areas natural beauty as the city and county grow The greenbelt runs straight through the heart of our Bartholomew said By 2010 we will have people in Comal We need to preserve some Bartholomew said the city would have to participate in the ISTEA grant for the group to become eligible for it There may be a possibility it may become part of the city park she said MRS BURL VALENTINE Funeral arrangements are pending at Zoeller Funeral Home for Mrs Burl Dean Valentine of New Braunfels She died Monday at her residence at the age of 59 WNfRAL HOME ERIKA WOODWARD Erika Woodward passed away on Sunday Sept 7 1997 in San Antonio Texas at the age of 68 years She was coowner of the Corner Stop Drive Inn along with her husband Heflin Woodward Survivors include her loving husband Heflin Woodward of New Braunfels one daughter Marion Woodward Atkins of New Braunfels two sons Henry Woodward and wife Nancy of Waco Texas and Frank Woodward and wife Elizabeth Elena of New Braunfels four grandchildren Brad Frank Lane and Michael Woodward and Curtis Atkins She was oreceded in death by two daughters Linda Woodward in 1987 and Roswitha Herborn in 1980 Visitation will be from 3 to 9 Tuesday Sept 9 1997 at the Zoeller Funeral Home with services at 2 Wednesday Sept 10 at the Zoeller Funeral Home with interment to follow in the Guadalupe Valley Memorial Park The family has requested that memorial contributions be made to the charity of ones choice Show From Page 1 tunity for these businesses to showcase what they do and develop a client Tetrault said the event has grown each year and an estimated people were expected to visit this years show The show begins today with a Sneak Preview from 6 to Advance tickets for the preview are During the preview all exhibits will be open and door prizes will be awarded Visitors will be treated to hors cl oeuvres and entertainment by Paint the The Trade Show will be open 10 to 6 Wednesday Advance tickets are available through Tuesday for and tickets at the door will be Concessions will be available throughout the day in the lobby Happy hour with free beer lemonade and snacks will be from to 6 and noontime entertainment will be provided by Wandering Spirit of Texas also will perform Door prizes will be awarded during the day and visitors can register for the grand prize a seven day cruise for two to Cancun Cozumel and Honduras The winner wflr1 be1 announced at and will be broadcast live on KGNB Texas big tobacco head to court By KATIE FAIRBANK AP Business Writer TEXARKANA Texas AP The tobacco industry is putting all state settlement talks on hold while it girds itself for trial in a billion lawsuit filed by the state of Texas Texas is one of 39 states with lawsuits pending against tobacco companies The case will go to trial even while Congress considers a nationwide settlement The trial likely will last into 1998 said Texas Attorney General Dan Morales I know theres been a good deal GIFT BOOKS AVAILABLE WALNUT 6 6296400 IH 35 and Walnut Ave of discussion about an outofcourt settlement The odds of that are essentially Morales said Suffice it to say we anticipate jury selection to begin the 29th of September The tobacco companies are either going to get the global resolution or well go to trial one state at a time starting in Texas This case is a mainstream case that needs to go to said Dan Webb the lead attorney representing the tobacco industry HOME LOUISE SPEARS Louise Spears of New Braunfels passed away Sunday Sept 7 1997 at Eden Home in New Braunfels at the age of 68 She was born July 14 1929 at Belton Texas to John Leonard Spears and Mary Meadows Spears She worked as a housewife and was a member of the Assembly of God church Survivors include sons Jimmy Dixon of Hanford Leonard Dixon and wife Lorri of New Braunfels and Danny Dixon of Waco four brothers Troy Avery Uris Ayery Wayne Avery and James U it Avery an of New Braunfels syyer Ethel Avery of San Antonio 12 grandchildren and four great grandchildren Funeral services will be 1 1 Wednesday Sept 10 1997 at Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home in New Braunfels with the Rev Hilmar Flugrath officiating Burial will be at the Comal Cemetery Visitation will be from 10 to 9 Tuesday and from 8 until service time Wednesday Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home MR MATEO E CABALLERO SR Mr Mateo E Caballero of New Braunfels passed away Saturday Sept 6 1997 at McKerma Memorial Hospital at the age of 76 He was born Sept 21 1920 in Guadalupe County to Antonio Caballero and Nasaria Eslrada Cabatlero He married Lupe Martinez A World War II veteran Mr Caballero was a member of the Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church He is survived by his wife Lupe Caballero of New Braunfels daughters Gloria Lanham of Pittsburgh Juanita King of Lafayette and Maria Ann Reyna of Pfeufville Texas sons Mateo Caballero of New Braunfels and Juan Antonio Caballero of New Braunfels sisters Angelita Alcarez of San Antonio Francisca Vargas of Austin and Agapita Vargas of Austin brother Tomas Caballero of New Braunfels eight grandchildren and nine great grandchildren A rosary will be recited at Tuesday in the Morales Funeral Home Chapel Funeral services will be 10 Wednesday Sept 10 1997 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church with Father Richard Oberstar officiating Burial will be at the Sts Peter and Paul Catholic Cemetery Pallbearers will be Mateo Caballero 111 Enrique Munoz Ross Lanham Edward Martinez Jose Aleman and Arturo Caballero Morales Funeral Home New Braunfels STEPHEN ALLEN AINSWORTH SR Stephen Allen Ainsworth 47 bom Oct 24 1949 LaGrange died Sept 6 1997 after a 10year battle against heart disease in San Antonio Texas He graduated from Bellaire High School in 1968 He married Susan Ann Thomas Nov 9 1968 Steve was a Rotarian a member of the San Antonio Executives Club an Alumni Initiate of the ETA RHO chapter of Pi Kappa Phi at Southwest Texas State and was awarded Alumni of the Year by chapter He taught youth Sunday school sang in the choir and preached at Star of Hope Mission He was a poet a thespian and a humorist He was a true believer and supporter of Hospice Steve was employed by AtkinsonCrawford Sales Company as Branch Manager for nine years He a wonderful and unselfish husband father grandfather andftiend Survived by wife Susan children Allen and wife Missy daughter Staci McGree and husband Kevin and son Anson grandchildren Hope Chance Noah brother Sam and wife Linda sister Linda Adams and husband Bill and his nieces and nephews Family will receive friends at Porter Loring 2102 N Loop 1604 East 7 to 9 Tuesday The funeral service will be conducted at 3 Wednesday Sept 10 1997 at Porter Loring Mortuary North The family requests memorial contributions be made to Hospice New Braunfels Porter Loring Mortuary North 2012 N Loop 1604 East 4958221 r1 MonFfi Air borce One 42 i fRl Money Talks MonFri SalSuiT TM iii The Game m Excess Baggage MonFri Solton 910 Fire Down MonFri SolSun Below ane MonFri 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tax rate hearing at 7 today at the education center board room 430 W Mill St The board can consider a tax rate increase of or less after a vote taken last week but residents still should get a smaller tax bill this year The NBISD board set the maximum rate at Tuesday night The proposed rate broke down into a maintenance and operations tax rate of an 8 cent increase over last year and a debt service rate of cents a decrease of cents Last month the board approved the 19971998 budget with expenditures totaling up With a tax rate of the district would still be required to take about out of the fund balance or the districts savings account to balance the budget The average home in NBISD was valued at in 1995 With a homestead exemption and a 19961997 tax rate of the homeowner would have paid in taxes Assuming the value of the home increased by percent in 1996 the value of that same home would have increased to This year that same homeowner would pay in taxes if a tax rate of was approved Most homeowners will see about a 4 percent decrease in taxes Correction Canyon High School junior Stephen Sprencel was misidentified in a photo on page IB of Sundays paper In addition sophomore Drew Sniders name was misspelled in a column on page 8B The HeraldZeiting regrets the errors Great selection of preowned homes LOW PRICES CHECK US OUT CluM Children are needed to participate in a clinical research study to evaluate an asthma medication Participants must be years of age Suffering from inild to moderate asthma1 Able to complete 4 outpatient visits at our facility Receive free studyrelated medical care and compensation for your time Central Texas Health Research 210 6090900 TODAYS CROSSWORD PUZZLE ACROSS 1 Empty 5 Makes lace 9 Extinct bird 13 Freshly 14 One over par 15 State positively 16 Decorated tinware 17 Shade of blue 19 Actress Lupino 20 Detectives need 21 united 22 Place to peek 24 Folk knowledge 25 Actress Gardner 26 Tunes 30 Painted 33 Soc 34 Are you a man mouse 35 Stash 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