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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 2, 2011, New Braunfels, Texas m Wednesday, November 2,2011 | herald-zeitung.COm 13 WÌ Twi    ndv«*, sr>u trsffiC follow us on Tvwttsr ONiwBraunftliHZ Become 8 New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung Facebook fan at facebook.com Sign up for e-newsletter by visiting the Herald-Zeiting online; herild-2eitung.com ► COMING UP INTHE H-Z ThUfsday    o Looking for something to do? Check out the Weekend page to see what's happening. Friday Gear up for high school football with previews of local games in the Sports section. Saturday Complete coverage of Wurstfest 201 T’s opening ceremonies m New Braunfels Police: 2 nabbed in Suriday Herald-Zertung columnist Mike Fftsko puts his unique spin on life's events ► YOUR DAILY COMMUTE Road work arid closures scheduled for this week include ■    Seguin Avenue between Meusebach and East Zmk for construction, closed indefinitely. ■    The intersection of West fvlill Street at North Walnut Avenue will be closed from 8 a.m.-5 p m through Nov 11 to allow for construction of a water line and roadway lane as part of the Walnut Avenue Project ■    The intersection of South Walnut Avenue and Elliot Knox Boulevard will be closed until 6 a m Wednesday fonnstallation of water lines as part of the Walnut Avenue Pro|ect. The closures are m for night work only ■    Rebecca Creek Road will be closed at the Guadatupe River beginning Monday, Nov, 14 for construction The detour route will be signed along FM 311 and US 281 The anticipated completion date IS late March 2012 BECOME AN l-REPORTER ih-z 'ii^«0hefaw «itung com ► WHAT'S ON THE AGENDA Public meetings scheduled next week include: Upcoming public meetings include: ■ New Braunfels City Council, 6 p.m. Monday, City Council Chambers, 424 S. Castell Ave. New Braunfels Herald vZeitung HERALD ZEITUNG.COM 707 Landa St., New Braunfels, TX 78130 (830) 625-9144, fax (830) 625-1224 Published on Saturdav, Sunday mornings and weekday inorfungs Tuesday through Fnday by the New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (USPS 377 8801, 707 Landa Street, or PC Drawer 311328, New Braunfels, Comal Counlv, Texas 78131 1328 Periodical postage paid at New Braunfels, Texas POSTMASTER Send address changes to the New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung, PO Drawer 311328, New Braunfels, TX 78131-1328, Delivery Subscribers who have not received a newspaper by 6 a m Tuesday through Friday and by 7am Saturday and Sunday can call (830) 625-9144, ext 229 Staff directory Doug Toney, Editor and Publisher, Ext 201 doug toney@herald-/éitung com Shawn Lewis, Managing Editor, Ext 220 slew1siiherald-2e1tung.com Will Wnght, Assistant Managing Editor, Ext 221 wwr ig tiroltierald i e itung c cm Chns Hoffman, Sports Editor Ext 223 choffm3ni®herald'2eitung com Kate Thomas. 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Cory Carleton (oggeshall, 18,    and Bryson NcmI f^itton, 19,    lx )th of ( aiiyon I ake> were charged with burglary of a bulk mg, ( C SO Sgl. Tommy Coggeshall Patton Ward said. I^itton remained at ('omal County )ail under $ 7, SOO b< )nd Tuesflay. ('oggeshall was released after frosting $5,000 bond Tuesday. Sheriff's deputies resf)onded to an alarm about 10:50 p.m. Sunday at a store in the 12100 block of Farm-to-Market Road 106 near FM 267T, Ward said. He said deputies found that the store was closed when someone forced entry. Store' owners providt'd invc's-tigators with yirleo surveillance ot the two men breaking info the store, Ward said. He said moments later a deputy stopped the men in a sport utility vehicle and linked them to the crime. I^eputies locatc?d stc)Ien merchanciise and arrested the pair. "Possibly someother charges may come down later as the investigation continues, just other crimes that those guys may have bet‘n doing," Ward said. HIDDKN HISTORY NAME OF SUBJECT Walzem Chapel BACKGROUND Mission Valley residents call it "Walzem Chapel," but it also was known as "St John Chapel" or "Anna Gertruda Chapel." Now in ruins, the old limestone chapel is located about four miles northwest of New Braunfels on Texas 46 Author Alton J. Rahe writes about the chapel, the Walzems and other area families m "History of fVlission Valley Community " Around 1851, Johann Joseph Walzem and his wife, Anna Gertruda Walzem, came to Texas from Prussia and settled in Mission Valley In 1859, Walzem received 160 acres of land from the state of Texas Walzem, a stonemason, built a limestone house, barn and, in 1870, a chapel. Legend says he built it in thanksgiving for his safe return from a trip to Germany. In 1871, it was deeded to the Catholic Church and renamed St. John Chapel. Eventually, the land was sold and the little-used chapel fell into disrepair Rahe writes: "The contents disappeared and the roof gave way At present, only the well-constructed rock walls of Photo submitted by Pete Johnson “Walzem Chapel," or “St. John Chapel," is an old limestone ruin about four miles northwest of New Braunfels the chapel remain standing.” In 2002, Texas Historical Commission awarded a landmark medallion to the Johann & Gertruda Walzem Homesite, 690 Mission Valley Road. The site is located on private property Today, the remains of Walzem Chapel are part of Mission Hills Ranch residential subdivision. The fenced chapel and grounds, at 597 La Bahia Loop, are cared for by Peter Johnson, president of Mission Hills Ranch Homeowners Association. - Marilyn Kuehler Have you seen a piece ot “Hidden History" m New Braunfeis you would like to know more about? Send your suggestion to slewi: S@herald-zeitung.com or bring it to the newspaper office at 707 Landa St H()()KIN(;S Law enforcement officers in New Braunfels and Comal County booked the following individuals between Oct 28 and Oct 31: ♦    Alexis Ann Amos, 17, Converse, driving while intoxicated ♦    Amanda Maria Archuletta, 18, New Braunfels, dnving while intoxicated ♦    John Alvm Austin, 59, New Braunfels, in)ury/child/elderly/dis-abled with intent bodily m|ury ♦    David John Baker, 27, Canyon Lake, driving while license invalid ♦    Jennifer Bounds, 31, New Braunfels, public intoxication ♦    Adam Calderon, 22, New Braunfels, public intoxication ♦    Cory Carleton Coggeshall, 18, Canyon Lake, burglary of building ♦    Matthew Richard Davis, 22, Spring Branch, possession of man-juana under two ounces, two charges ♦    Jenny Lynn Empett, 44, New Braunfels, public intoxication, failure to appear/bail jumping, resist arrest search or transport ♦    Steve Granados, 33, Austin, possession of marijuana under two ounces ♦    Willie Earl Hav'wood, 42, Seguin, no driver's license, failure to maintain financial responsibility ♦    Allen James Helland, 48, Wickenburg, Ariz., public intoxication ♦    David Ray Lmdenmuth, 22, New Braunfels, assault by contact family violence ♦    Jerry Aguirre Lopez, 29, San Antonio, driving while license invalid with previous conviction or suspension without financial responsibility ♦    Katherine Roddam Lovell, 17, Bulverde, assault causes bodily injury family mertiber ♦    Marlow Ellesa Martinez, 29, New Braunfels, theft of property between S500 and Si,500 ♦    Courtney Noelle McCance, 22, Robstown, contempt of court - driving while intoxicated ♦    Amber Danielle Medina, 20, New Braunfels, no driver's license, failure to maintain financial responsibility ♦    Alejandra Medrano, 26, New Braunfels, assault by contact family violence ♦    Jacobo Me)ia, 21, Laredo, driving while intoxicated ♦    Rudolfo Salcido Mendoza, Jr., 31, Austin, drmng while intoxicated ♦    Vanessa Monique Mendoza, 29, Austin, public intoxication ♦    Brandon James Mitchan, 18, San Antonio, expired driver's license ♦    Kelley Anne Moore, 25, New Braunfels, driving while intoxicated ♦    Johnathan Bernardo Morris, 26, San Antonio, possession of marijuana under two ounces, possession of drug paraphernalia ♦    Stuart Alan Newton, 25, Kyle, driving while intoxicated/open alcohol container ♦    Bryson Neal Patton, 19, Canyon Lake, burglary of building ♦    Joshua Robert Perzel, 24, New Braunfels, possession of controlled substance, penalty group 2, more than 1G in a drug free zone, theft of property under $50 ♦    Joshua Robert Perzel, 24, New Braunfels, possession of drug para phernalia ♦    Carrie Anne Poloson, 22, San Antonio, possession of marijuana under two ounces ♦    Joseph Michael Porrini, 19, New Braunfels, no driver's license ♦    Kyle Stephen Rembisz, 21, San Antonio, possession of marijuana under two ounces, possession drug paraphernalia ♦    Roberto Alfredo Trevizo, 43, New Braunfels, theft of property/service between S20 and S500 by check ♦    Joshua Ryan Villarreal, 21, New Braunfels, failure to maintain financial responsibility, speeding, unrestrained child under five years of age or under 36 inches ♦    William Leon Watson, HI, 18, New Braunfels, minor in possession of alcohol, no driver's license ♦    Aric Thane Whittaker, 25, Canyon Lake, intoxication assault with vehicle causing serious bodily injury ♦    William James Widener, Jr., 43, Austin, evading arrest detention with vehicle ♦    Niel Allen Zmdars, 26, Austin, public intoxication ♦    Israel Zuniga, 18, New Braunfels, public intoxication/minor Under the U. S Constitution, any person/defendant is considered innocent until proven guilty If any person is found not guilty or had the charges dropped before the State proceeding to trial and would like that finding published in the New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung, contact Managing Editor Shawn Lewis at (8301625-9144 X 220 or email slewis@herald-zeitung. com. 'Thief steals $66 from Walmart vending machine From staff reports A man broke into a vending machine Monday at Walmart in New Braunfels, a police sf)okesman said. The c rime nettc'd the thief less than $70 and caused about $500 damage to the' ma( hine, said (apt. Jf)hn M( Donald of the New Braunfels Police Depart-m('nt. I le said police were notified of the burglary about 1 5 a.m. M()nday at the store*, locatc'dat 12()9 Interstate VS South, where the vending machine's owner called in tht' c rime. PoIk e arrived and lt\irn('d a (ol-IcH tion box and the bill rlis-penser wert' removed from the machine, along with ( iirrency estimaterl at $()(), M( Oonalfi said. He said otficers obtained virk'o surveillance showing I the man in the stor(> wearing ' ditterent (hanges of clothing. "The video shows that he m.n havt' usc'd sevt'ral jat k-ets to conceal his identity," MtDonald said. "He hung around a long time anrl c hanged his clothc's." COKHKCTION.S In the Sunday, Oct. U), 2011, c'dition, Rc'agan Ov('r-all and (Ourtni'v Sticker were listed under "I )iv()rcc«^," and this was listed in error. The Nt'w Braunfels Herald-Zeitung regrets tht> error. • • • # • In the Sundav, Oct. U), 201 1, edition, f rank Sorgi and Laura Sorgi were listed under "l^ivorcc's," and this was listed in error. The New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung regrets thc‘ error. Lawn equipment stolen from senior center From slaft reports Sortieone stole lawn ecjuip-ment from the* Comal County Senior Centc'r sometime over the w'C'ekend, a New Brauntc'ls Poli(t* Department spokc'snicui said. Maintenance [)ersonnel at the center, locatc*d at (»S') I an-(1.) St., rc‘(K>rted the c rime Monday, NBPD Capt. lohn Mt Donald said. I le saifi the crime oct urred between Friday <ind Monday, when somet)nt‘ prietl into the storage building in the rear of the center anti t(K)k a gas-powered line trimmer and a gas-powered leaf I)lower, The tt)ols are valued at about $100 each, McDonald said. Market watch Nov 1,2011 Dow Jones -297.06 industrials 11,657.96 Nasdaq -77.45 composite 2,606.96 Standard & -35.02 Poor’s 500 1,218 28 Russell -27.17 2000 713 89 NYSE diary Advanced: 445 Declined: 2,612 Unchanged: 62 Volume: 5.5 b Nasdaq diary Advanced: : 404 Declined: 2,154 Unchanged: 90 Volume: 2.2 b AP SENIOR CARE INSURANCE 830-885^5373 Ml Free: 87T-684-9277 daioljn Nation •    Long-Term Care Insurance •    Partnership Plans •    Life Insurance •    Medicare Supplements •    Medicare Drug Plans (Part D) •    Compare Major Companies - Independent Agent 3rd Annual MODEL RAILROAD JAMBOREE Texas’ Best Railroad Show • New Braunfels, Texas Free Train Ride Landa Park RR for all children (10 years and under) Depot Open House Flea Market • Train Layouts Door Prizes • Refreshments Special Guest Displays SMurday, Nov. 8, 2011 • lOam - 5pm Soaday, Nov. 6, 2011 - lOam - 4pm Now Braanfolt Civic Center • 380 Seguin Ave. Admleeion: $7 For Adults/$2 Children 8-17 ^    $1 OFF Admission with tnR No copies.