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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 1, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas Henrys file new claim conspiracy by city A lawsuit filed Friday in federal district court contends that the New Brauhfels City along with the city conspired to exterminate two local The Henry owners of Schlitterbahn water park and Landa filed the suit in federal district court Ifi San They claim that City Council orchestrated a massive campaign of recrimination and investigation designed to inflame public sentiment against the All we want is a fair day in said Jeff who claims the city is antiBob anti and antiLanda Henry said the new lawsuit carries with it parts of a 1983 lawsuit that was settled out of court in February of this The 1983 lawsuit alleged that the city harrassed the Henrys by banning parking on the street around the water Noparking signs ringed the Schlitterbahn and Landa but not other businesses in the Henry said Henry said the city then didnt uphold its end of the We asked that noparking zones be See Page 12 410 M053 MICROPLEX MITCH WOMBLE BOX 45436 TX 75245 Rains soak raise springs By DANA Staff writer Heavy thunderstorms and high winds in the area Sunday afternoon and evening caused damage to several South Texas but left fallen limbs and twisted trees as evidence of their presence in Comal There was another piece of evidence as well the Comal River was flowing at its normal level for the first time all The which dropped to 21 cubic feet per second during the worst of this summers was flowing at 322 cfs Monday A normal flow is about and the river had been flowing at 194 cfs Torrential rains in the Hill Country around Kerrville swelled the Guadalupe River above Canyon The Guadalupe inflow topped 700 cfs Monday There were reports of funnel cloud sightings in Comal and Hays counties Sunday afternoon one reported at Canyon Lake and was said to be moving There were only minor electrical incidents in New said John superintendent of electric for New Braunfels We had no trouble all No problems during the night and no problems this he A Hunter Road resident said several large trees in her yard had been twisted and she suspects a tornado See PAge 12 A New Years warning worth noting New Braunfels Herald New Texas 1 Tuesday January 25 Cents 12 Pages 1984 in dry it was Former mayor dies at age 70 How bad was the drought of 1984 for a few days in the Guadalupe River above Canyon Lake ceased to There were only rocks and as this view from Rebecca Creek crossing DERYL CLARK HERALDZEITUNG The drought headed our list of the Top 10 Stories of See Pages By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer Margaret the first woman major of New died Sunday at her home after a long battle with Graveside services were Monday in Guadalupe Valley Memorial but memorial services for Naegelin will be at 10 Saturday at First United Methodist The Harold Zirkel of New Braunfels will officiate under the direction of Doeppenschmidt Funeral Known for her dedicated and continuous volunteer Naegelin was the recipient of all three top community service awards given by the Greater New Braunfels Chamber of She was honored in 1977 with the Presidents Award in the field of public On she received the Besserung award for distinguished and in December of was named to the Hall of Honor for her outstanding contributions to the Tomorrow I will probably wake up to find I am queen of the May and a part Naegelin said at the 1981 Chamber I cant help but be delighted I came to New Braunfels 45 years I do not know any place as Her long list of volunteer ac Margaret Naegelin complishments included reading to the blind and the elderly for many and involvement with the Mental HealthMental Retardation the development and growth of the Community Service the Sophienburg the Heritage Exhibit and the Con servation Society She was also active in the United Methodist When she was unanimously elected as the first woman mayor of New Braunfels in she Hap piness is achieving See Page 12 Sober thoughts businesses taking DWI precautions Inside By LILLIAN THOMAS Staff writer Local law enforcement several local businesses and a church are working to make this New Years Holiday The Department of Public the New Braunfels Police Department and Comal County Sheriff Depart ment will have extra patrols out for the tonight during the peak traffic Though the city had only five DWI arrests for Christ mas which was a DPS had nine arrests com pared to six DWIs last year for I am rearranging manpower to cover the peak DPS Sargeant Bob Holder I plan two units along IH but actually I am concentrating our efforts out in the Hill because that iswhere the fatal accidents are About half of our manpower will be out on the smaller because even though the higher volume of traffic goes on IH it is a safer constructed Holder referring to the separation of the two directions of traffic by either a wide center median or a concrete See NEW Page 12 S A man found dead in park at lake A 45yearold San Antonio man was found dead in Cranes Mill Park at Norman Phillip was found dead in his truck by Sheriffs deputy Johnny Gray near the boat ramp in the park on the south side of Canyon Gray also found a section of pipe connected to the exhaust pipe and leading into the vent window of the truck Justice of the Peace Fred Stewart ordered an autopsy to determine the exact cause of Chief Deputy Brian John Kuempel water heads state agenda By DEBBIE DoLOACH Staff writer Issues close to his heart like finances and growth will influence the way Edward Kuempel votes during the 69th session of the Texas beginning on I foresee water as THE major issue this coming session water development and con the control question over surface and ground Kuempel said from his office at Structural Metals inSeguin last The last figure I heard was million to finance a water package concept and issue Texas Water Development he a Seguin resident for over 20 was first elected as District 46 representative in November of and easily defeated George his Democratic opponent in the 1984 His district includes Guadalupe and Kendall The 69th Legislature is also ex pected to do a cleanup job on House Bill Kuempel I dont foresee any major but we need to give school discipline back to the local let the school boards come up with a code and allow them to enact it as they see Kuempel voted against the education reform bill because he felt it was too too He said Friday he is looking to introduce a discipline bill as part of his 1985 legislative agenda this as well as a prevailing wage bill for school See Page 12 Water Watch Comal River cfs up 128 Canyon Lake cfs up 485 Canyon Dam cfs same Edwards up Canyon Lake up Todays Weather It will be cloudy with a high in the low 70s on this final day of the Theres a 70 percent chance of showers today as temperatures begin Expect cloudy and gusty winds tonight and tomorrow as tonights low drops to the low 40s rising only to the upper 40 Theres a 60 percent chance of rain tonight as winds become northerly 15 to 20 The sun will set at rise at on the first day of the new year and set again at On the sun will rise at SWC The Houston who have been laboring in obscurity in have their chance in the sun against Boston College in Tuesdays Cotton the TCU Horned Frogs are aiming to cap off a Cinderella season in the Bluebonnet Bowl tonight in Page CLASSIFIED COMICS CROSSWORD DEARABBY PEATHS HOROSCOPE SJPORTS STOCKS WJJSTINGS WEATHER 911 J 2 Baby 1985 debuts tonight at midnight ;