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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 23, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas Unicorn teams upended by Billies, See Page WA New BraunfelsWednesday December 23 198" 25 CenTwo Sections 20 pages OI St Nicholas may need more than (hr glow (rum Rudolph '§ note to find bin way to our rooftops tomorrow night Th* forecast calls for define fog through most of to (la) and remaining cloud) and t oui with a high of near BS Tonight more fog but ti** clouds will keep it warm with a lo* of 60 degrees Cloud) and more fog tomorrow and a chance of ram turning colder tomorrow night Travelers advisories art* to tie in effect through today ami tomorrow The Menu CLASSIFIED    4 7B COMICS    SA CUSSWORD    3A DEAR ABBY    9A ENTERTAINMENT    9A HOROSCOPE    8A BALE IOO SC OPE    I 4B OPINIONS    4A SPORTS  ......  IO    1?A TY LISTINGS    ..    SA WEATHER........   2A Those wintertime blues Members of Hermann Sons Albert Kvpfer Lodge No KW will not meet Jan I The) will meet Jan 8 at ? to p m I Ta* first Defensive Driving classes of ly«8 will he held Jan > and 7 and Jan ami JI » las*- is 12> for two nights from 6 to lo p rn at ‘ ancon High school Instructor is • hades H Hose The pubtu is tm lied to a Christmas Eve celebration of the s.»* rament of th* la»rd s Supper it New Braunfels Presbyterian < I in h Thursday at 7 * • p rn New Braunfels Presenter an t hurt; is at ?7 H»)w ard st M Jos**ph s b pix opal Church will have i'hrtstmas Eve services aith Hoi) Communion starting at 5 p m The i hurt h is us ated at 44* N segum Ave Veterans of Foreign 14ars Post Till) will turf have its regular F riday b *ig< games un t hnstma* or New A ear s las * Paul Sanchez along with many persons around    the unseasonably wa"" winter da* *o try hs town had a case of the wntert'^e b'ues ^ues-    banc at catching per:* in the Qua la up** P eer day w^tch was the w rter so s’ e or the *tr st    Photo by Defy C ar* day o? the season Sanchez *oo ad.antage of Offices plan holiday shutdown c. hnstmas is mal ny things to mar • will »iou* at noon i hursday and Braunfels DD offices will f*e closed people twit to mux! Usa tim** ‘or be mm* *r Sh Midas In case Of emergen iiTtii Jan 4 mg auh family and ; fit en. is * 2 S R. OH The * oma! *HrhoD district dx office To allow just awn! ev« r*. - -ne a will be closed until Monday and will . F if , A. ti t ft- . na! * ounty offu ** n am ti Imp A Si*!..fM t* 10 NT J*|ft* ,1 and exchange a cur -st ma s dinner few gtf tx most TE, ar viav and F ridav ■ Of th s aeek remain open *hrougr. lie*, JI from 8 a rn to 4pm The office w Ji be clos bu".nesses Ahi be dose*! Fridav .iix. af Hi I vex* wet k in onxervan*e of h» **d New A ear s Day the same thing g1 **- s for I■ k a» gov**m hill 1 I Em New Rr.iU/ir*. s Hvr-tul /filling merit oil I* **x ITH r Ie’ vas I lepartr nent ol Hut u ail! dose its doors to th*- put ii* at Thr Ne-* Br aum leis ('sty Hall ail! 'at**! v off I* es and dri v t-r license of pm ('hnstma' FL*- while staff **• closed I burs* !«*v arid Friday Ik e w ii) bt r * ioxed »'hrs stmas Foe am! memtters prepare th*' I'hrt'tmas edi I Tie re w iii f<r no ga rf age pH k up Fri (brl! .tma: *> Uav Next wet*k thos** of bon The office will reopen Monday day or on Nev* A if s Day <»art age f I* es W iii i lose New A ear s Dav at 8 Vi a rn The * 'hr st mas Day and pi* k ap and aa c ny fun* twins ai! New A ear s Dav editions will be resume Monday Th t Ne a Br aunfe.s Isl) tax office delivered by? k*.»rn t'**»thdav > The will ' ta* cl used Thurvt lay arn: F riday emulation offices will !«♦ open until lh*- Ne* Bra u t els I ttilla*s off*, v as a#*,. as Jar. I * fiber New Ila rn tK»th dav S i Annexation not an issue—city planners • * OAK IO MAY Stair Writer Planning director* tor New Braunfels and Nan Antonio *aid this week neither city hat designs on canion I ake and that the lake area it many yearn away from having to worry about annexation or extra territorial jurisdiction Arguments of em ruadiment by other cities the area's growth a need lur local government to ad dress issues .ok! city operational coats have been tossed around among those for and against in corporation of the Canyon Lake area An election is set for Jan 16 at Mountain V alley Middle Sc hool in Saltier for Canyon Lake area voters to decide whether they want to live in a city Absentee voting will he conducted at the county court hou-o* from Dev 28 through Jan 12 The incorporation attempt in dudes about ll square mile** of land with some ll HOO resilient* and 57 subdivisions as well as Startzville Saltier and Hancock and more than Jim miles of i ountv maintained roads "As it stands right now we re not looking at annexing any fur I her on F'M 106,*’ said New Braunfels Planning Director Mike chandi "It s just not likely We are rather concerned w ith serv ing the people alreadv in our cliv limits ami KT J »* Shandy said New Braunfels is limited to annexing only IO per cent of its jurisdiction in any given year New Braunfels currently has a total extra territorial jurisdiction of some 27 square miles and its ETJ is limited to two miles beyond city limits It would take us several years to get out there, " Shands said San Antonio Planning Director Roland l>o/am) said while the city has an interest in corridors along Interstate lo and I S 281, San An tonic City Council has expressed a desire to con* cutrate on limiting annexation in and around U>op 1004 Many lake area residents say they are w ary of San Antonio annexing along I S 281 With an ETJ umbrella of five miles beyond its city limits San Antonio officials say it is realistic the lake area could be on the edges of San Antonio control within a matter of two to three years City planners in general say the popular formula for growth is to annex along major highways and later take in those portions that develop There s no question we have an interest in protecting those cor ndors Lozano said To be realistic, with what we have around loop 1604 I don t see us moving oui unto Comal County too quickly I mean not in my lifetime There is so much adjacent to San Antonio I don't see us popping out See ANNEXATION Page 2A la*s? we forget ’he Eleanor Node F.iiey family donated house plant" to the Hfriid Zrilimg s armuaI < herr F Cand drive lf the Park* and He* re at ion Department gets everything or. its Dhnstmas Wish List the PAHL) will be attle lo provide interesting amt education outdoor nature ppograrr s in Iwwi some of the items needed im iude Animal tam*-' and skeleton* snake s* rtx furs mounted animals and birds rock and mineral WHICH lions It STK ! , t»; lev Dom fuvMts tries* ope* mit n»s* opes Bature t*.••** and an* thing else interest mg that ouid ta* used fur a pf*-gran F or rtuife II; formatk»f cur,’a* t Mark Pettier a* 62: ait n The B ai X Heritage hoi n*tv of New B* a un tel s ami * omul i *unt v i» hosting is Christmas *** ui and Dane* tonight a* Nephi*w s J* W ’aho Pro* t-eds will go toward the sen m Ij * annual *** hoi antiq s phe soul band I ‘irev t < »v erdnv e from san Antonio will pniv ie the mush ami tile dam e ix from - p r. to mid night Pre *a.e tukelt are $ tor staden!v % > for* or lr for xiupies or 18 per pet son a! th* door « all 62>*41 si * n 4 ** > or f .*• tart ii*t ta get information 1 shopping day to Christmas Strickland guilty of violating terms, sentenced to jail Br DAVID MA Y Staff Writer Wesley Seait Strickland was found guilty :r * omal < ounty 1 ourt at-Law this morning of vtolatmg ’erms of his prof atior and os placed in county jail for 18** days and assessed at tonnev fees ( our! at Law Judge Ron Prichard ruling that the state had proved its case beyond a preponderance of the evidence also revoked Mnekian s drivers ii en st* for one year At tornev foes of $25o were x heduied to run concurrent with h.> ail time Strickland turned hims**lf in to New Braunfels police Nov ’.J after his car a I CE Grand Prix was recovered from a pond The car was sought bv police in connection with a fatal hit and run accident four days before that left one san Antonio woman dead and another injured Court-appointed counsel John Whitmire and Strickland stood silent before the judge this morning and entered a plea of not true or Strickland s behalf It is the second time Strickland has been found in violation of probation We stood silent in the hearing It was in the best interest of my client to do so said Whitmire County Attorney Bill Keimer said See STRICKLAND Page 2A Merchants ready for last-minute shopping flurry B. SARAH OUK e Stat* triter F'or last-minute * hr st mas shopper- t he ttm** is post for making a lls* abd checking; it twu e It > tune to t tthe stores as part of the final rush of holiday spending Mer hants around town said they art bracing themselves for that final fIurry of ext ilenient >aies have beer good lately and store managers ex* pee? that trend to continue through * hnstmas Five Comal t ounty F.xtension Agent Julie >a» warned last minute shoppers not to overspend So many people do that even it they don ? wait until the last minute she said Ais* th* home economist recommended that person- who still have a little g ft giving to do consider mak mg gifts Baked Hen.' are good Or otter -mites Uke wash the car clean the house or run errands for a friend she said adding that a little certificate detailing the type of set vice being given could make a mw gift I bos*- gifts she said could real .v end up tieing more valuable to the receiver than other gifts The most important thing salsman said is not to run up massive credit accounts during Christmas shopping * With the new tax reform-* you can t deduct as much interest on credit cards sh* said adding that too many people get caught in the credit trap by buying extrav agant v hnstmas gifts Als*. Eaisman said shoppers this sate in the Christmas shopping game might benefit from shopping locally *( onsider the time gas and wear and tear on the car from going to Sat Antonio compared to shopping here See SHOPPING Page 2A Groups join to promote track site B, TRAVIS E POLING Correspondent See TRACK Page JA F'nends (or Racing ha> joined the Corridor Council of South Centra* Texas to gamer support for the con struct toe. of a horse racing track at ilk* Ret ama polo arena in Selma Many cities along the corridor have signed resolutions lending support to the constant ion of a track but New Braunfels (Tty Council is not among the supporters At a meeting last week at the Bluebonnet Palace in hcima Schertz city council mentor Chuck sharp urged support for the proposed tra< h site trot all th** cities that would be influenced by the venture Friend;* tor Racing spokesman Mona kiahn said her group and the corridor council will meet with the FDM? owners of the site to come to an agreement for putting the property under contract it the site is approved by the Texas Racing Commission RWC is currently asking $17 5 million for the property and originally was seeking $215 million in the sale Among the cities which have sign ed resolutions of support are Selma Schertz I niversat City. lave Oak (Tbilo. and Convene The cities of Kirby and san Marcos denied passage of the resolution Although the New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce has lent its support to Retama city council has decided that its best interests lie in non action on the resolution Chamber Executive Vice Pres! dent Tom Purdum said the resolution was passed only as a public position for hav ing a track on Interstate 35 Purdum said the alternative is to have a track on San Antonio s west side which would be of little benefit Extra-territorial jurisdiction tor the cities ot New Braunfels and San Marcos is indicated by the darker areas while the area proposed for incorporation is in light gray ;