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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 26, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas NBISD, CISD school bus    sch, Pages and 5A New Braunfels /IV Wednesday Vol 134 No 165 Stammtisch Nf w Bran! fHs Ho lid Pi.- .nshn-ci ( *npany. 707 Lands St., New Braunfels, Texas 78130 (LISPS 377 8 August 26. 1987 25 Cents Sections 22 Pages Shop fire The German Xmencan Soc jet > villi have a picnic in I anda Park ares (our and five on Sept I at 6 m> p rn Organizers will furnish the meat drinks and utensils and those attending are asked to bring either a salad a vegetable or a dessert It if rains the picnic will t*e moved to the \merican Legion Hall 4lo \N Poll The Sophienburg Museum and Ar chives. Inc is hosting a GI WI rummage sale Friday and Saturday at J U S Seguin that's across the street from tile Hotel Faust The sale will last from y a in lo 4 p rn both days and items for sale are not your usual rummage sale fare they will have furniture a double oven clothes frames ami many other items UK haling the kitchen sink hor more info. call (fie museum at 1577 i'luft * IM \ plans .i Hart ne hun draisei tin saturday at Fikel Luis Barbet rn* plates will cost i • and loi that. y«Hi ll get brisket ami all tla* trimmings rickets (or Hie barton rn* from ll a m lo 4 p rn v an rn* found al i lly Pharmacy. Comal I frugs Butcher Boy and Hernandez h \xtui or call any CIMA nu mber I otnoi row night, the New Bt aludels Parks ami He* t eat ion I report ment will liost tin* I ex as star < nor us of Sweet Xdeiines Ira ait*: Jai/nun. Im the Great gulf Coast r- gion IO quartet champions Both iii>Kip' '.rig tour part harmony I ii tau stH>p sty Ie sweet Ad*- Hr -ma te up til female metidien* (ti rn New liiaunlels arni the sui round!: g i?» a have performed for tIm- r bounty F arr Guadalujx-» oui lair « hUymptad Wurst fest and « i ntl) for the telex used «n**nit * ■ r*-monies I azz rn in Ira will I* mg in Honolulu Hawaii net? - ."nth Uh* free concert will t*v I■» tween 7 C> and H p rn Remend* n** glass containers in Ila- park New Braunfels Mexican Xmer .a. Heritge Society will have a meet it g o! all committees at 7 p in Thin day at t ta* I Ut ti urger Memorial I ibrary MI members are urged t*> attend The Comal < ounty Black Heritor.* Six let) Ss completing plans tot its lama and h ocus on h all fast iou flow to tx1 held Saturday at H j at 'he Knights of Columbus Ila Vdmission at the door for both events is ll for adults and $7 ><* tor children The annual Comal County Kau Picnic (or all volunteers directors and drovers and Uteri tam dies a l-e held in (tie Arts and «‘rafts building on sept "> Starting tun* * nip rn and each family is ask**d to bring sanduii ties or whialevei ttiey want to eat Hr inks will tx fur tushed The Herald /vault# is publishing the official h air catalog tm sept TU so pick one up and iearn all atloid the many exhibits and the livestock judging See SI AMMI ISCH Hay. /A A To perct*ni chance ut I ain may cool thing*, oil but until then tile Inglis are ex (ie* ted to remain in the '«is I he i ain chances air lurer ast ha today and Thursday with daythim highs iii the mal **s today and southeast winds in to la mph Along with the t arn cham es tonight s forecast calls for tau sku s and clouds by the morn mg with a low iii the upjM-i dis and southeast winds at lo mph Thursday is looking partly cloudy and hoi with again Tile weekend tutee ast calls tot late night and early morning cloudiness and highs iii the ‘Mis The Menu CL ASSITH U    b COMICS    4    b CROSSWORD    JA HOROSCOPE    4b AAltlOOSCOPt    15.10b OPINIONS    4A SPORTS    8    10A STOCKS    3A TV LOOS    4b Au electrical short sparked a fire that heavily damaged a wood-framed residence at the corner of Comal and Kessler Streets this morning EIO Schwarz said he was working inside the house and then weni outside to work on a piece of stained glass when he smelled smoke At first he thought the smoke was con -mg from a nearby automotive shop but then soon discovered the smoke was coming mom his kitchen No one was injured in the 9 30 a.rn blaze that damaged the kitchen and caused heat and smoke damage to a bathroom and bedroom. There was no immediate estimate of damage Schwarz said ne was insured tor his losses Fire In sr*- tor Wesley Meyer ideo titled the Cd use as an electrical short in an o d style light fixture in the kitchen Meyer redded one worker l B and C Automotive with helping to extinguish the fire ihop extinguisher *f Phil Baker sat Fire officials, NBU consider joint exercise using a Fire Ch resider a busm ti ss By DAVID MAY Stab Writer hue department and utility of baals are consider mg measures that would assist firefighters in locating and identifying water main size and pressures when corr.Luting blaws >n Color coding ot hydrants and se< t Iona I maps of the city would I*- put into booklet form detailing water line sizes ami pr ssures Such hook' would be kept un fire trucks for quit k reference these am some very good idem alai it needs to be a join? effort * et ween us and the fire department said Boger Bigger technical "et vices manager for Nev* Braunfels I blibe* To actually cola code fire hy'trants would requ re some exten sive manhours to pernrrm but "Ult! prove very beneficial in responding to fire protection need* Agisting firefighters in identifying how many gallons per minute a par t.cular hy dr ant vvili de: \ a * ome* in sight of a fire Juiv I* that gutted Hill It’s that time Supplier seek inc] pump Growth broadens Village West water hassle scope T IM VV AI r s I'M VVf tier V aer problems ai ire widespread if* ti* *nvision off T XI 7*. * and St art z Vi de plaint1 have the water wa" black and cloudy "lev    Tm*, ti*isc* «>! the sediment iron. the I aev    pipes Myers said the water was ’■ara    drinkable alt faugh it might look ^ lo    clout I\ not Ida water wasii t had Ut* ran a test i'ai there was no problem with »' off    H,« testing said Myers Normally two    we ru ed tin* lines arter we shut "ft with w. *en rn.KT, home* ; that SeeWATfcw P,VQt JA im VV I w a gt*«*i attn *»* iun ■ Red '•aid X Iola .lur a a bt* irk down (toll L ' I t [ erie St r»*et teed It* f ald I nor* .*• tx jus! tin* thing *aa! Jut * a laid neighbor s Tell mc iii*1 ar* mg to help pas to put in new well Ley Urn I tit* tpr e" lit* of s i> (tie wafer i supp Village West I ta* water purity liv I sunt are Uh ated oi ppu&tte the resident \ ot I I HHH* st reels or Repairs will continue as Canyon Lake parks likely all open Sept. 1 Hie SUta hillside i bara ara J.** eld "I He* ak taularlv lier I her it un ■Mde inn Ilion '.av lit* sllbdlv I Moll street and -'iieel', on itu* tuiis'de haxexpe tst water pit 'UM* pi bien sum ruer lot eight yea,*- ant tit pioMeut" even eariret usual Urn* year Many people in Hie ubdivi' toti only fur mg el rtionltiN and 11»«* ‘.ate! it! returns lo normal in Neptemixft ll *tiows that it Ila* area had more pet iiianent resnterit" and theie is room lot naile growth where would w«* ^<d Ha w aiel said John I Hula ut Barbara Street Mon ptsjple are tm) Id mg It is ia»« ju't i summer * of (age an a I ta pr imary problem is un the lull said Lain M\e*" an at** of w der eompanv owner hah Levtoii Ideally we would put a well iii with a pi* sui e I .itll. VV re rent iv living to pure Tut se a pit ".un* lank I Tie company sent a e*tei to residents ut the suTaiivisuHl earlier flits summer asking then t*» refrain from watering then lawns ar peak water usage times lad ween . and lo ,i iii and > and • p iii and on weekends We have tried to discourage peo pie from watt ring on weekends and .ti certain times during the week said Kathy Hickman od ti e manager of Leyton Enterprises I guess peo pie iii the lower area oj the subdrvi sion were not complying with that and ran the tank drv viihc we iii stalled a booster pump there we B JOHN KASIN! W C01iespoodeat IHfl»‘als at IIM* I "" \rniv t arps a F t tgua -et s off ice ha v e rev ealed t! >* ah parks in and around « to v os * I ake a lilt*** open by Sept nill, i.e. >uv however that H;U* ! ii: .lur repair walk needs to Ct T m at tile fat littles heavtlv sir: t th* rains "topfull corps officials have allowed high ieleas< - (huh * anvon Lam in an en**!! til tu nic ) any*)! I.ake level Im, k to not mal Vs of to a in tins nun nuu die out!low from Canyon I ak** as HIK cubic feet per se In** current rate we list as •a exjM-rl rivet enthusiasts* calx said Jerry Brite ut the local I s. * nips «>t engineers office I 'nill two week' ago water was Taung released af a.lino cis A How t ate of . jo cts or less is consider et) safe ftn lh** average fuller Col ps offa l.Us said Monday the * 11 v * mailt ions the past tew weeks a1* .a Hi* appel riuadalupe liiver Trave helped t)i mg ( a ny on Lake to i more manageable level bv Sept I th* lake should Im* UM >w stage and (tie amount of w dei released will U* deter min** I tv downstream water n* -Is ain lion Hutietinacli ot the I ni p* l in t Worth office Heavy t un rn Jut)* along die upper Guadalupe River caused th** lake to ris* within, loot of the spillway Mine June Im with the excep lion ut July ll when rescue workers sear* lied tor a body lost iii the riuadalupe Hivei the < 'orps (las released water at maximum amounts to lower tire lake lev **! I'Tie nounal elevation tot Ca ny on Lake is '«*) feet above mean wa level The lake level reached '*17 < 7 bvt on JUIU* IU lilt spillway level is U4.t feel l'heleve Ult Hu* reservoir Wednesday morning stood at Mio‘jo b*et above mean sea level with K H cubic feet pet second ot water corning into tile lake Fvajioiation is con sidcrable officials said Meanwhile tour of Hit* eight r orps-operated parks along t a ny on Lake remain closed atter ta* mg underwater tor mort than a month ’I'ht* majority of facilities are now out of water but they’re still covered with silt and organic mat lei such as dry leaves and wood chips," Brite said state parks downstream and upstream tnrni Canyon Lake art* o|k*ii said Hill Skruggs. director ut programs tor the southern p.n ks region of the Texas Parks and VV ildlife ITepartment they had the advantage of waler rising and tailing back quickly, Brite suut of the xiii lei ern e between conditions around Canyon Lake and (hose at the state parks We had the disadvantage ut walt i tieing retained iii the i t set von tor Horal storage ara! const* quently inundating oui parks a long period of time I'Tiis place performed iou per cent, he said Our parks are sutMJidinated to floodwater un poundment ” ' c-un try Tu * Firefighters arrived at ’he South Seguin Street location with t! •• struetu ( ah* ady engulf) J in flames Firefighters    en* cd low a a ter pressure .che! as many as \ , **e ho -es were a’ I * red to a ‘- ogle w "ii main mat serves that street .J, n rf a alar main w as uncapable * * vide the quantities of water needed to feed the apparatus hooked ’’ officials contend F ire depart reen! of baals admitted losing about ! in mutes as they searched tor a * * ! v cc . ne" to hook into The. vv* * ut aware of a 17 inch main in sic led along Comal Street that p paneled the six inch main That rep* • of low water pressure along with a recent story concerning ate* p ■ ssur* in \ ista Village on Mo: r ing.' d* >rive raided sorm o lions about New Braunfels' fir* pro tee! ton sv 'tem By all indications .v hi . .nu-.' ss serviced by a graal water .md fire protection system S»p JOINT Paqe 2A A> > #1 rn it s that time of year again as our three area football teams w nd practice for I provide its a and features schedules o 'fimmages at md Smithson down presea HeraUi-Zeitung wi day with pieview with rosters afid ponents Final s hosting Bandera New Braunfels will Austin McCailum. (Photc by Oeryl Clark the upcoming season The moat Football tabloid this Sun-of each of three teams, along district and non-district op* iges ate Friday night with Canyon 11 ti* son Valley hosting Vwest Campus it Austin s Burger Center to take on DPS forensics lab fire report pending l ail nc of a July lo st Ult* fire tai rn «*ii >UNpa ions by local author da • in ".till uiMii*i investigation at tin* arson division ol Ila* Department ut Lut lie Saitdy crmit* laboratory said a spokesman theft* t*Klay New Bt.iunu ls F a* Marshal Finn F neselihahl) I’UOKday said Itx ai ut ticiais had ia*t received aux intorma tion (rom DLN author lites aud would not commit to a theory on the cause ut the blaze that gutted Hill Country Tire He would say only that the lire wa* suspicious The DLS crime tai) spokesman in Austin said investigators have received about lo samples from New Braunfels fire officials tor exanunu Hon and thai a determination should tve forthcoming in aland two weeks Samples were sent to the lab late last month and it is general knowledge that (vocalise the Austin la!* receives samples and data tor ex umnation from law enforcement agencies throughout the stale, kxal uuUronties expect atxait a tour to six week wait for any findings or determinations Hill Country I ire was in full blaze Aliet Brenton early that morning Slut e prop let or Richard Hampton lost his entire inventory plus a i»er soiad bout and auto which was inside A customer also lost his auto the property and building were reportedly owned by a group of lra*a! investors headed by Dr Mitchell Sac co Fire officials at tire time said they believed the tire stalled at the center of the structure located at 503 S Seguin St ;