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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 12, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas Forrnar mayor to seek nevrterrn on ByDANASTELL Staff writer The 6 City Council races have their first candidate this as former mayor George Erben filed for the District 4 seat Monday The contest for that seat will not be contested by incumbent Stratemann who cannot run in that district because he another District 3 councilman Joe Rogers has not yet an nounced his Districts 3 and 4 are the only two seats on this years city Candidates may file inthe city secretarys office in city hall during business hours until March A candidate must be a registered voter and a resident of the Terms are three Erbeh said he is running for City Council because of his interest In the community and the way the city is First of Im interested in the he Ive lived here at least 40 The com munity has been good to me and my family and in I would like to make some contribution to the served 6n the Council in 19741975 and was mayor from 1975 until Im interested in how the city is going and the way were expanding and the growth were ex v See Page 8A 292 George Erben Lake outflow drops to 375 BySANDRAJACKSON Staff writer The release rate of water flowing through Canyon Dam was cut from 800 to 375 cubic feet per second at 11 The change came on orders from the GuadalupeBlanco River which has jurisdiction over the release rate when Canyon Lake falls below conservation pool level of 909 feet above mean sea When the lake is above Jurisdiction of outflows passes to the Army Corps of which manages the GBRA management Officials out of town this and a spokesperson in the Seguin office declined to explain the change in the release The lake level had dropped over two feet during the past while water has been released down the Guadalupe River at 800 Lake ranger Judy Scott said the rate was increased to 800 when the Spring Branch inflow was cfs due td heavy The inflow rate fell off after and was See Page 8A Basketball Scoreboard swc SMU 90 High School Rangerettes Cole 43 New Braunfels tterald New Texas Tuesday February 25 Cents 16 Sections Golf debate Winter visitors say new fees are unfair Winter visitors argued thai they should be considered city but City Council Monday left intact the annual green fee schedule that differentiates between residents and One thing we probably all agree Bob a group of Braunfels winter visitors and local is that the golf course is important in attracting Keen is pFesTdehf of the golf advisory board in recommended the current rates charged at Landa Jeff proprietor of Landa told Council in January that charging higher fees for non residents discriminates against winter But city attorney Barry Moore Monday countered that point saying he believes a court would uphold the rate schedule assuming the residents of the city support the course with The winter visitors say they ought to be considered residents because of the contributions they make to the community during the months they live You will notice quite a list of people that visit your fine city every said Joe president of the New Braunfels Winter We contribute to the taxes of New In a small we at See Page 8A Iraqi planes hit Greek oil tanker Bahrain AP Iraqi warplanes today fired a heatseeking missile at a Greekowned oil tanker filled with some tons of crude setting it ablaze in the Persian marine salvage executives The Exocet missile punched a hole in the right side of the Liberian registered steam Fellowship after the ship had picked up oil at Irans Kharg Island oil the executives Salvage tugboats rushed from Dubai and Manama to offer help and laterrepprted that the crewmen had extinguished the fife on their own and that no casualties were The vessel was heading for Dubai for they In a military spokesman said Iraqi warplanes raided a large naval target near Kharg Tehran O Persian Gulf oil funnel million barrels of oil move through Strait of Hormuz daily The tanker was leaving Kharg Island when it was hit inflicting accurate and effective In Iraqi military the term large naval target is meant to refer to a Iraq imposed a blockade on Iranian oil terminals in January 1984 See Page 8A Investigators pursue leads in murder case Showing their metal DERYLCLARK HERALD Terri Tuch and Michael Perez have created some rather oddlooking companions at Seele They designed their own robots as an optional project outlined in a recent issue of My Weekly The project asked that each robot be given a special Terris creation is named Michaels can speak By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer Comal County Sheriffs In vestigators Rudy Rubio and Dennis Koepp said today they have several good leads to investigate in last Fridays murder of Saul Munoz of 522 a 25yearold was shot once in the back outside his and was pronounced dead at Friday at McKenna Memorial Hospital by Peace Justice Harold An autopsy revealed the caliber bullet had struck Munoz in the lower left portion of his back and lodged in his upper right ripping through his Munoz brother said he was wat ching when he heard three shots about 7 He found Munoz on the ground and saw a blue Chevrolet truck with a roll bar and tool box speeding down the Koepp said Munoz dying words to his brother about the assailants Theyre from Were almost positive Saul knew who it Koepp His brother said he thought there were two Latin males in the and whoever shot Munoz was probably the The Sheriffs Office is offering a reward for information leading to the arrest of suspects in the Munoz Persons with information can con tact Rubio or Koepp at Munoz was the second murder victim in Comal County this Jerry of 375 was fatally shot in the chest at the Advanced Satellite store on Landa Street on The stores John of was later charged with Signs of the times City lists industry as workshop topics Inside Placement of signs and industries in New Braunfels is on the minds of City Council and the Planning and Zoning Commission this And a 25 workshop between the two groups has been set so the two groups can talk about their Council members in late January discovered that and even some established industies are op posed to or industries in The industrial area on FM 306 was recently annexed and came up for a zoning classification in The call for consideration of an ordinance regulating billboards also arose last month as the Keep New Braunfels Beautiful committee suggested the Planning and Zonhg Commission look into developing This is something we need to give a whole lot more consideration and study said City Manager Joe Michie And Councilwoman Betty Lou flushing told Council that although she isnt calling for a moratorium on new billboard she did want to address development of an or Rushing and planning director Mike Shands have gathered ordinances from several This is something we need to give a whole lot more consideration and study manager Michie cities for use at the Removing the heaviest and what theyre calling the most undesirable industries also will be Councils project at the 25 When reviewing a Planning and Zoning Commission recom mendation in January that the FM 306 area be zoned both M2 heavy industry and Ml light Council balked at the allowance of certain types of industry in the M2 So on the first reading of the zoning ordinance for that Council approved Ml zoning for the whole Council said it didnt want smokestack industries in the Ml districts can contain businesses such as carpet flour grain sheet metal and manufac turing processes which would emit and fumes beyond the property lines and which would not generate a high level of noise or M2 zoning permits any use allowed in along with businesses such as concrete cotton chemical lumber electric power tar meat or fish packing Under the M2 Council also may grant after health and fire department and Planning and Zoning Commission permits for acid explosive manufacture or gas paper junk stock and garbage In Coleman representative Randy Kuntz said his although a clean in should be classified M2 because of a certain chemical used in the factory Council was worried that allowing M2 for Coleman would let in other See Page 8A Water Watch Comal River cfs up 4 Canyon inflow cfs down 28 Canyon Dam outflow cfs down 425 Edwards Aquifer down Canyon Lake down Todays Weather Comal County forecast calls for sunny and mild turning clear and not as cold Skies will be partly cloudy on Winds will be southerly near 10 mph becoming northerly at 1015 mph on The high today will be in the low with a low tonight in the mid 30s and the high Wednesday will be in the upper Sunset will be at and sunrise Wednesday will be at This mornings low was and yesterdays high was CLASSIFIED 68B COMICS CROSSWORD 1B DEARABBY 2B DEATHS 3A HOROSCOPE SB OPINIONS 4A SPORTS STOCKS 2A TV LISTINGS 3B WEATHER 3A Lawmen seek prime suspect in rape case By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer Comal County authorities say they have a prime suspect in connection with Saturdays stabbing and rape of a 20yearold New Braunfels woman near Encino The woman was released from Medical Center Hospital in San Antonio late Saturday following treat ment for a stab wound in her left Comal County Sheriffs Investigator Dennis Koepp said the womans ordeal began about as she was driving home from work at a restaurant on San Antonios north Her 1981 Oldsmobile was forced off Highway 281 by a driven by a Ixitin male in his who then approached her car and asked for The woman rolled down her window several and he told her he had a The suspect then stuck a knife through the opening and forced his way inside the Koepp said deputies recovered the truck Saturday morning about a half mile north of FM 1863 where it was left with its lights on and its engine running on It the truck was reported stolen out of San Antonio by a who could turn out to be our prime Koepp But thats all I can say at the present The suspect stabbed the woman when she tried to reach over and honk the horn for help when another car drove by on After he stabbed Koepp said the suspect held the womans head down while he drove her car to a dirt road near Encino a subdivision north of Loop See Page 8A ;