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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 26, 1997, New Braunfels, Texas 2A g HeraldZeijung g Friday September County Obituaries From Page 1 Schwab said then the current commissioner courtroom and offices could be used for a new county courtatlaw if the state legislature approved the formation of it during the 1999 session Casteel said a new county courtat law would be needed within the next two to five years We are already discussing the need for an additional county court Casteel said The docket is Casteel said renovating the old Reagan Burrus Dierksen Lamon and Bluntzer building would probably cost the county less than The old law firms building is on Tractors an acre of land and has 28 parking spaces Casteel referred to the late 1980s and early 1990s when the county purchased the First Federal bank building on the plaza for more office space and bought land for the new adult probation complex She said adding the Reagan Burrus building could pay off several years down the road We are looking to the future as we have done in the she said For the county jail expansion project commissioners decided to expand the jail by 192 beds The cost for the jail expansion is projected at million The Fort Worth architectural firm of BSA Incorporated is handling the project and had given Commissioners Court two other options to expand the county jail by 96 or 144 beds In August the Texas Commission on Jail Standards recommended that Comal County expand the 145bed jail by 191 beds within nine years bringing the jails bed capacity to a total of 336 beds by 2006 Included in the million certificate of obligation package are a new justice of the peace building in Saltier that would also house a sheriffs substation and animal control office to replace the old courthouse roof for a mug shot and computeraided dispatch system for the Sheriffs Office and to upgrade and add relay towers for the countys communication system County Auditor David Renken said million of the certificates of obligation would be tax free while million will be taxed Renken said the certificates of obligation would be issued by January or February Renken said commissioners court still has to decide whether the certificates of obligation would be paid for over a period of 15 20 or 25 years The package includes fees needed for the purchase of the bonds Commissioners approved an interlocal agreement with the city of New Braunfels allowing the county to collect the citys recyclable materials and recycle them From Page 1 ty rancher Kermit Heidrich is showing a 1937 Farmall F12 while Moeller is showing a Farmall F20 The tractors were purchased by Heidrichs father and uncle at the Comal County Fair in the 1930s Drowning The oldest tractor at the show this year is a Fordson tractor rjnade in the mid1920s Once restored these machines do not sit in bams or under glass A lot of the owners use Moeller said Crowds at the fair also will be treated to an exhibition of an antique thrasher displayed by Moeller Heidrich recalled When we were little ole kids say about 70 or 65 years ago thats what we thrashed Todays little kids can participate in the first Comal County Fair Kiddie Pedal Pull Saturday and Sunday Signup and weighin will take place between noon and 3 at the antique tractor show The pull begins at Trophies will be awarded for first and second place in each of the weight classes There is no entry fee From Page 1 50 feet long police said When the three were in the water Hammond noticed that the boat was drifting away Hammond tried to retrieve the boat but the vessel drifted away from him police said He then tried to rescue one of the women but could not Hammond swam for shore and wound up at Jacobs Creek Park gatehouse where he contacted the sheriffs office at Throughout the weekend Monday and Tuesday sheriffs deputies game wardens Army Corps of Engineers and private boaters combed the lake for the two women On Wednesday the sheriffs office had to pull its boat off the lake because of high winds After the winds died down the patrol boat returned to the water but did not locate Salvatierras body A Department of Public Safety helicopter searched from the air for twoandahalf hours Funding German Bugs invade New Braunfels From Page 1 sion had asked its staff to provide information on the 135 project that was brought to the commission Thursday Texas Department of Transportation spokesman Randall Dillard said the action by transportation commissioners meant the project would stay in priority two status They transportation department can continue the design plans and the right of way acqusition can Dillard said It is good he said We can continue to work and get it ready to go to contract and hope when it is ready to go the money will be Money will be allocated next year for highway projects under the 10 year Unified Transportation Program Funds allocated next year would be ready for the project in fiscal year 2002 By DAVID DEKUNDER Staff Writer Running on empty Refuel gasolinepowered equipment away from sparks or flames buildings and foliage and make sure the motor has cooled before you fill the tank For fire prevention information call 608 2120 Police Beat New Braunfels Police investigated a report of burglary Wednesday morning in the 1400 block of Interstate 35 North Rip Griffins reported someone stole in change from several coinoperated machines Police said there were suspects in the case New Braunfels Police arrested a 16yearold New Braunfels man for assault with injury Wednesday at in the 1800 block of West Michigan Street Police said it was a juvenile arrest New Braunfels Police arrested a 28yearold Canyon Lake woman for traffic warrants at Wednesday in the 1100 block of Mill Street Police said she was being held in Comal County Jail and bond is set at New Braunfels Police arrested a 35yearold New Braunfels man for municipal court warrants at Thursday in the 2000 block of Farm toMarket 725 Police said bond was Browsing through an automobile magazine was all it took for Will Foitik to get hooked on the Volkswagen Beetle Foitik 24 said he started getting seriously interested in owning a Volkswagen Beetle commonly referred by its nickname the five to six years ago 1 started finding Volkswagen magazines and I liked the Foitik said They have a style of their Six years later in the familys garage in the backyard of their home in New Braunfels Foitik and his father Bill are restoring and rebuilding the 1966 Bug he bought years ago Foitik will be one of the 200 Volkswagen Bug and Volkswagen owners who will converge on New Braunfels this weekend for the Great Texas Bug Run car show The event expected to draw Volkswagen lovers from across the country will kick off at 9 Saturday at the New Braunfels Factory Stores Mall The event is being sponsored by Texas Volkswagen Clubs including set at New Braunfels Police arrested a 27yearold New Braunfels man for possession of marijuana greater than 5 pounds at Wednesday in the 1800 block of Wald Road Police said bond was set at the Houston Volkswagen Club and the Simply German Car Club of New Braunfels made up of local Volkswagen enthusiasts and headed by Foitik Foitik a Southwest Texas State University senior started his hobby when he bought two Bugs in disrepair for a total of He used one of Bugs for parts needed to rebuild the other Bug Foitik has worked hard to make sure his Bug is in tip top condition The Bug is painted magenta The engine in the rear of the vehicle has been rebuilt with 62 horsepower A stereo system has been added upholstery has been installed and carpentry has been placed inside the engine compartment To top it off Foitik has placed eye bug headlights on the front of the car They look like they have eye shades on them Foitik said he has gotten a joy out of restoring his 66 Bug I found they are relatively easy to work Foitik said The parts are easy to find and relatively inexpensive I got about invested in the It has taken me a year and a half to Bill Foitik a retired teacher who taught at Canyon High School for 31 years said parts could be found around San Antonio and were shipped from places like Brazil and Germany Even though the last Bug rolled into the United States in 1979 the Bug is still being made in Brazil and Mexico by the German automaker because of high demand in those countries Bill Foitik said The Bug craze continues in the Foitik said her and a couple of New Braunfels friends who share a love for the Bug started to meet and last summer they started the Simply German Car Club of New Braunfels Foitik said the club had grown to 15 cars and 25 to 30 members In the past few years Will and Bill Foitik have been to Volkswagen car shows which include swap meets to trade Volkswagen cai parts car corrals in which used Volkswagens are put up for sale and valve cover races in which coverec valves have wheels put on them anc are raced from inclines Foitik said the phenomenon of the Bug was incredible It is one of a Foitik said There is no other car like it It is not a car but a Pedicures s10oo 6205804 Texas1 Oldest Dance Hall Friday September 26 IRISH MURPHY Sunday September 59 SHAKE DANA COOPER REUNION Advanced Tickets On Sale Oct For information call 6061281 249 W San Antonio St New Braunfels IX 781 SO Subscribe Call 6259144 399 yd stock Open til Monday Friday 9 5 Saturday 10 2 6292215 133 Landa Street New Braunfels The Fun Ships1 of 0 carnival t la LOttnt tad Ptwiu NEW FOR 1997 1998 1999 10 day Fun Ship cruises to ACAPLUCO Roundtrip from LOS ANGELES Starting Friday December 19 1997 Sail the Fun Ship HOLIDAY to the EXCITING Mexican Riviera 10 day cruises from LOS ANGELES Cabo San Lucas Acapulco Zihuatanejo Ixtapa Manzanillo and Puerto Vallarta and asm MRS MANUEL CASTRO VALDEZ Mrs Manuel Castro Valdez age 91 of New Braunfels died Wednesday Sept 24 1997 at McKenna Memorial Hospital Graveside services will be conducted at 2 Friday Sept 26 at the Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Cemetery with the Rev Felix Castillo officiating Everyone is asked to meet at the cemetery for the graveside service There will be no visitation at the funeral home tor 7UNFRAL HOME SOFIA ZAMORA Funeral arrangements are pending at the Zoeller Funeral Home for Sofia Zamora who passed away at her residence in New Braunfels on Friday Sept 26 1997 at the age of 94 years Note to our readers In order to enhance the Montage published each Sunday in the HeraldZeitung we are making a few modifications to the format If you have any comments 6r recommendations on how we can further improve Montage please call 6259144 and ask for Jason Borchardt marketing director Below are a few of the improvements to look forward to in the Montage 24hour grids with larger typeface for easier reading sports breakout channel descriptions Grouped comics for your convenience Local programming Rolling alpha listings GIFT BOOKS F WALNUT 6 629640O IH 35 and Walnut Ave WNFRcU HOME Man executed willingly HUNTSV1LLE Texas AP A jury took seven minutes to convict Benjamin Stone of killing his ex wife and stepdaughter two years ago and seven minutes to decide he should be put to death On Thursday evening the former plumber was pronounced dead seven minutes after lethal drugs began flowing into his arms an execution Stone insisted he wanted since the July 1 1995slayings As far as Im concerned its the only way Ill find peace of Stone said in an interview last week Sat Sun PEACEMAKER R Sat Sat Sun In and Out MonFri R Sat Sun SotSun soo7io Wishmaster TODAYS CROSSWORD PUZZLE ACROSS 1 Rope fiber 5 Captains command 10 Fountain treat 14 Opera song 15 Dance spot 16 Comply 17 Comedienne Tomlin 18 Available 19 Disguise 20 Tots toy 22 Outlaw James 23 the World on a String 24 Method of meditation 25 Streep or Hawn 29 Gambling 33 Veal and mutton 34 Scarletts home 36 Disparaging remark 37 Psyche parts 38 Cut on the slant 39 Vexation 40 Fence opening 42 Afresh 43 Stop 45 Pastasauce flavoring 47 Moved swiftly 49 Vapor 50 The Greatest 51 chocolate mix 54 Deserted place 60 Lotion ingredient 61 New Orleans pro 62 Fairytale giant 63 Singer Turner 64 Therefore 65 Female sandpipers 66 the line followed the rules 67 Church official 68 Dispatched DOWN 1 Sentrys order 2 Buffalos lake 3 Like some condiments 4 Profitable discovery 5 Sundried bricks 6 Climbing plant 7 Cinema canine 8 Blemish 9 banana 10 Instants 11 Loose robes 12 Not as much 13 Little kid 21 Designer St Laurent 22 Plane 24 Enthusiasm 25 Mexican friend PREVIOUS PUZZLE SOLVED A L S E I I fNlGlBIUlG 91797 1997 United Feature Syndicate 26 Aromatic wood 27 Take a sip 28 Pool member 29 Makes beer 30 Epic by Homer 31 Medical worker 32 Avarice 35 Blvd 38 Forbids 41 Intellectual 43 Sect 44 Reporters bosses 46 Battery size 48 Cruet holder 51 Melrose Place role 52 Medley 53 Icecream holder 54 Celt 55 Posterior 56 upon a time 57 Curved molding 58 Songbird 59 Aerie 61 The girl From including port charges Now STUMPED Call for Answers a Rotary Phones m pr trt 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