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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - July 9, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas Page 2 Herald-Jedung New Braunfels Texas Weather Water Watch Comal River................... 704    cfs    (down    12) Canyon Lake inflow...........1,619    cfs    (down    52) Canyon Lake outflow..........5,110 cfs (down 40) Canyon Lake level............. 932.15*    (down .70) Edwards Aquifer............... 629.31    (down .04) ^Because of the high    lake    level,    Cranes    Mill Park, Canyon Park and    Comal    Park    and all    Corps of Engineers and Comal County boat ramps are closed. Thursday. July 9. 1987 Grand Jury Continued from Page 1 statewide with the decision of placing a juvenile on the witness stand before a judge and jury and whether or not such a confrontation might harm the child psychologically. Under provisions of legislation passed in 1983 under the sponsorship Forecast SOUTH TEXAS:    Cloudy to partly cloudy through Friday with scattered showers and thunderstorms, most numerous east and south Lows tonight in the 70s. High* Friday in the 90s except upper 80s along the coast and near UK) southwest along the Rio Grande. WEST TEXAS: Partly cloudy in Southwest Texas through Friday with widely scattered thunderstorms mainly this evening and Friday afternoon. Mostly fair in Northwest Texas through Friday with isolated thun-ierstorms possible Friday afternoon. Warm days and mild at night through Friday. Lows tonight 60s to lower 70s Highs Friday nud 90s, except to near 105 along the Big Bend of tile Rio Grande. Extended Forecast Saturday-Monday SOETH TEXAS Partly cloudy warm days with fair and mild nights Scattered mainly day time thundershowers most sections Highs rn the 90s except 80s at the coast. Lows in the 70s except 80s at the coast. WEST TEXAS: Wideiv scat- Obituaries Cora E Dietert Services for Cora E. Dietert of Routt i, Box 148, in Ne* Braunfels will be at IO a rn Friday at Zoeller Funeral H rue with the Rev. Peter Olsen officiating. Burial will follow in Guw ialupe Valley Memorial Park Dietert, 72. died July 7 at McKenna Mf;, rial Hospital Dietert was born Oct. 13. 1914. in Guada.upe County to Frank A and Hilda ; artus nee Hewitt i \ ass. She nu-.!'ned Anno E Dietert in Staple* on Nov 14, 1934. A New Braunfels re'idem for 27 y ears, Dietert w as a -usewife and a member of the Zorn Bow ling Club Survivors include her husband Ar mo E. Dietert of New Braunfels: a daughters, Dorothy Mae Honer - * New Braunfels. Caroline McDonald arui Wrncll Miller, both of Sa:: Marco'. Marilyn Knoll of Berghein Lor erie Reimnger of Marion and Barbara Ann i’anneberger: four sons, Henry Fred Dietert arid Anno Dietei t Jr., both of New Braunfels, and James l>ee Dieter! and Doug.u> Wayne Dietert. both of Seguin: two '>t«Ts, Norma Dietert of Seguin and Linda Jenke of San Antonio; a lr, deatn by a {daughter. I>*rene Dieter! Carl Louis Pfluger Services for Car. I vein - Pfluger ; Route 8, Box lo01 in New Braunfels will be at 3 p m. Friday at St. Paul Lutheran Church With the Rev Hon Waiter officiating Burial will follow in Guadalupe Valley Mem rial Park Pfluger. 95, died July 8 at Eden Home for the- Aged. A New Braunfels resident for 42 > ar* Pfluger was born I- eh 20. 1892, in Williamson County to Louis William and Augusta nee Stern I uuger He married Lillie Polzin in I Duplin on March 22. 1914, Pfiuger was one of the first State Farm Insurance agents in Texas and was the oldest living agent at the time of hi' r ’.rement He was a member of the St Paul Lutheran Church and was one of six Texas delegates attending tered afternoon and evening thunderstorms throughout the period. Little day to day temperature change. Panhandle. highs lower 90s. Lows mid 60s. South Plains, highs low to mid 90s. Lows near 70. Permian basin, highs mid 90s Lows near 70. Concho Valley, highs mid 90s. Lows lower 70s. Far West, highs upper 90s Lows mid 60s Big Bend, highs near 90 to mid 90s mountains and from near 102 to near 108 along the Rio Grande I ,ows near 60 mountains to mid 70s along the river. Texas Weather Showers and thunderstorms were possible through tonight across most of Texas as upper level disturbances continued to trigger thunderstorm activity. The National Weather Service says theres a good chance of scattered showers and thunderstorms over the eastern half of the state through tonight and a chance of widely scattered evening thunderstorms over the rest of the state Lows tonight will be mostly in the 70s. ranging from the Otis in the mountainous areas of Southwest Texas to the lower HO* along the Public Records of Sen. Hugh palmer, D-Ft. Worth, taped statements from juveniles were admissable as evidence during a trial — so long as the child was available for cross-examination. TDHS child protection worker Rim Deasy said the New Braunfels office performs about 24 videotaped in terviews a year with children claiming to have been sexually abused Those tapes are then turned over to law enforcement agencies for further investigation for determining criminal charges and possible prasecution Filken said she was unsure exactly how many such cases are brought to the district attorney's office for criminal action “The use of videotapes has gotten way out of hand,” said Deasy. The child is almost always brought into court anyway unless a plea bargain is reached ” the American Lutheran Church Convention in 1942 Survivors include two daughter'. Lucile Marburger of Fischer and Carolyn Westerholm of Seguin; a son, Charles Pfluger of Now Braunfels: two sister.' Ida Ahlneh of Robstown and Elhi Ewing of Lubbock; six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren Pallbearers will bt* Gary Mar-uurger. Alan Marburger. Bob Johns. Mark Westerholm. Kerry Koehler and Charles Pfluger .lr Memorials may be made i<< Pfluger Hall Memorial Eden H me for the Aged or St Paul Lutheran Church. Services are under the direction of Zoeller Funeral Hume Ida B Stoker Services are pending at Zoeller F uneral Home for Ida B Stoker of 631 1-ikeview Stoker, 89. died July 9. L K Walker Service* for L K Walker of 108 M rales bt in New Braunfels will be at ll a in Friday al Doeppenschmidt F uneral H Hie with the Rev Shepherd officiating Burial will follow in Comal Cemetery Walker BO, died J uh 7 at McKenna Memorial Hospital A lifetime New Braunfels resident, Walker was born April 16. 1907, to Nelson and Penny W liker He married Jimmie Lee Ivey in Seguin Walker was a member rf Allen Methodist Church and wa a mechanic who worked on airplanes for the civil service Survivors include his wife. Jimmie i^e Walker of New Braunfels, three daughters. Sarah Louise Walker F’ord, Penny Michale Walker Brown and Margaret Adams, all of New Braunfels; a step-daughter, Billie Jean Kills of Houston; three stepsons, Warren l^e Green of Houston, George Green of Lincoln, Neb. and James Green of New Braunfels; 16 grandchildren and seven greatgrandchildren Visitation will be until service time Friday Memorials may be given to the American Heart Association District Clerk Civil Filings Mary Alice Mendoza, et a1 vs Rosa Lee Dickerson; auto injuries damage. Jessie Moore vs. Robert and Fay Lynn Mills, promissory note WOldenburg Ira , db, Wmttenburg Foundation Co. vs laiwson-Avilla (on struct ton and Sea bord Surety ( mpany; suit on bad debt Jane Marie Roe vs. Ted Alvin Roe; URESA Divorces Irene and Haul Sandoval. Mary Ann and Gregorio Rodriquez County Clerk Marriages Deruse Faye Morin and George R. Bynog.Louise Leonard Freeman and Barkeeps Continued from Page 1 pass, he might name that bar to get even," Nash said. it s going to be tough isn't it." said Frank Wilson, general manager of "Sports West." Seguing largest night spot that sells mixed drinks. "We always emphasize to our employees to be very careful about serving any one who appears to be intoxicated, but now we are going to have to w atch everyone more than ever. "It creates a real tough situation. How can you control how many drinks a person has'.’ We have several waitresses two, sometimes three, and a customer can get a drink from any one of them "We don't feel we should serve anyone who is drunk, and we watch them carefully, but who could we serve if this law passes'' You can’t always tell when a person is drunk. Sometimes it doesn’t hit them until they get outside the club then the fresh air just knocks them out They might have been acting perfectly sober before they left " The Dram Shop Bill also applies to any seller of alcholic beverages, even supermarkets, convenience stores and liquor stores Should a retailer sell alcohol to an intoxicated person and that person drank some of the beverage while traveling from the point of purchase to some other location, the retailer would become the last provider and would thus be liable for damages if the customer is involved in an accident Response Continued from Page I Sunday, with all proceeds going into the fund. She said one man earlier this week donated $100 to go toward the family’s bills. Mayor Pro-Tern Ramon Chapa Jr said Wednesday he has been in contact with the family and would be approaching Comal Independent Men’s Association during a F’riday meeting, as well as other local civic groups and individuals in the near future, to discuss the possibility of raising funds to assist the West End family. Jo Ann Rodriguez, a former New Braunfels High School student, underwent surgery June 19 at Houston * M D Anderson Hospital and Tumor Institute to remove a rare malignant tumor that grew as large as a grapefruit and attached itself to her pelvic bone The young girl was due back in Houston this morning to begin radiology treatments scheduled for five days a week over the next six weeks on an out-patient basis Hopes are the tumor can be effectively treated without chemotherapy or further surgery The mother said the family’s lodging plans while in Houston are generally up in the air at the moment The doctor there who examined and operated on Rodriguez said the tumor has been diagnosed as being a neuro fibre sarcoma, a ty pe of tumor which cause is unknown and one that usually forms deep into muscle tissue, not on the surface as in this case Doctors feared a radical arn putation of her right leg would I*1 required A piece of the hip born extracted during the operation arid tested, showed that the cancer is in the bone They did the operation and everything looks good," said the mother ‘ All the tumor is out, but it is in the bone It is possible it may come back in the same place. They want to do radiology treatments in hope* of saving the leg " Because of the rarity and seventy of the tumor, the family has had to make numerous trips back and forth from the special cancer treatment facility. sometimes resulting in extended stay* Although it appear' the mother * insurance policy is going to cover the major medical expenses, the fariuly ha* been dealt a financial blow because the mother ha* had to miss many days of work Rudy Kins. a painter, has had difficult \ in locating steady employment The family has fallen behind on rent arni bills and the travel to arui from Houston liave proven a hardship Dot tor' have reportedly requested x-rays on Rodriguez brother Tommy, who at age 8. wa' stricken with leukemia and wa' told hi wouldn't live He is now 22 Do* tor* who have said they don’t belive the carcinogen was inherited, believe there might la* a relation Tin* trust fund at New Braunfels National Bank will be pen there for at least six weeks and possibly I rigor for those w ishing to make a donation. said Kirkland Schertz hopes water system grant will head off health problem scare Water ‘loan NHI Bv JOHN KASTNER Correspondent There are a handful of residents in a small suburb of Schertz who have many problems these days, including a serious health problem stemming from an outdated water and sewer system that health offu ials say must be corrected immediately rile answer to the problems in tin Kittiman Addition isnt that simple. say the 12 residents who hate taken their complaint' to both Schertz officials and B* \.<r * 'punty Coin rrussioners Court Some of the property in the B liman Addition is located iii Bexar (. runty Currently. the city <>r Schertz is supplying drinking water to that **-etJon because the health department recently declared both tin water and sewer system in that sector to be inadequate ixite week, the Cibolo Cree* Municipal Authority board called for a resolution to forego residential connection fees in the Kittiman Addition Subdivision to increase that community's chances of obtaining • Community Development Block Grant to provide waler and sew el service t * the area I nc resolution does not apply to commercial property or rental homes Tlx resolution does carry a codicil 'toting that connection fees will be payable to ( CMA when and if the property converts from residential I commercia! According to Tom Weaver, I CMA general manager. The board went over several important measures just to be* sure that we were on the right tra. k a* far as tin* fine print ii the resolution Earl Harttog, of Ford Engineering Inc , told (.’CMA officials that because the subdivision has a serious health problem and there are many doubts about some serious outbreak, it would be a good idea lo consult officials at the Schertz Community Center, which is open n a daily basis, concerning such fears There are certain diseases associated with overflowing septic systems tetanus and lipthena and any system put before 1975 was not subject to any tv pe of inspection,'' Harttog said \ bill passed by the* Texas House and Senate will place even stricter regulations on septic systems if it is signed into law The septic systems you have user there are going to be condemned and the water lines in the community are very poor since that line was m-* tailed bu k in 194<, w filch is some A* years old The life of that line i* 20 to 25 years, sa it is important thud the community seeks these improvements. Ha: tz g said The Kittiman Addition water ani sewer improvement plan* will tx ompelir.g wit:    thor ti;::.unity projects for appr< ximately $2t«,0»* <: $18 riulh >r if. feder.    4    - available through the county Along with trying to > blair. th* necessary funding, resident* agree trial the* biggest headache right rte** 'terns fr >m ubta rung ar easement which ss the* k> > in obtains::* Urn' $200,000 grant money The tit) of Schertz Subdue; * Ordinance requires a 76-f I easement the alley must tx- 10 fee? wide with 3 feet un either side Hartzug explained that easements would be used for maintenam e after the initial construction is complete so the easement on the property I* not taken away from the landowner lf they take down a fence in an easement Hartzog said, they have to put it bat k up in equa; or better shape than it was before they took it down You just t an t put a permanent foundation in there " Community representative Mike Delton said ha* had contacted ail the residents in the Rittiman Subdivision with the exception of a church and said a majority of those contacted have expressed a willingness to grant easement* so the water and sewer projects t an progress Claude Iwwis, one of the residents in that subdivision, said things are at -XiM.Si vy 1 m a critical stage and unless bott the    hoi ut* ti un: *ystf City of Schertz and the Bexar County    toward t? e f itu? Commissioners hear resident* w es.    distribution t enter Renova! they could end up with a revere    Kachier south wa'terwatet epidemic on our hands, especially    merit plant and expo '; since we have some many young    Gruene wastewater ire.Ame: children and infants who live here al* an included am * re How do you guard against such    I he NHI t-    md sire civ * * measure* asked I-ewe*    ,,    ,»    , workshop wiin me i unt il lo Lew is *aid that along wilts    bonds (July tw rn*. i. ti. residents concerns about the water    attended the earlier w ork'hop system, they als** .ire not getting    Todav * workshop will be*; support from the city in trying to p rn at the NBL meeting r -r •freed a dangernu- **-wrt problem    Main Plan* Senior Activities Area senior citizens will liable to partake in the following July activities held at the Comal County Senior Citizens Center located at 142 S Comal. Those wishing? transporation to and from iail\ activities may cal! 629-1161 or 029-1516. The number to call for home care or home-delivered meals is 625-1800 July IO:    Woodcarvers, 12:30-3:30 p.m.; Dominoes. 1-4 p rn. July 13: Senior Citizens Games and Lunch UR, 9 30 a m -4 30p.m. July 14:    Exercise, 8 NU) a.m.; Vista Village Advisory Hoard. 9 30 am.; Skat. I-5 p.m. July 15: AARP meeting. 9:30    p.m.;    Newcomer’s Hndge. 1-4 p.m. July 16:    Exercise, 8:30 p.m.; Ceramics, 9:30 am -2:30p.m. July 17: Volunteer Workers ( o in in o dity    Training Workshop. IO a in ; \ \KFK Lien 11 W ood* carvers, I I tomatoes, 1-4 p rn July 20: Ceramics, 9 30 a m -2 30 p rn July 21 exercise. 8 30 p.m.; Estrella Group, ll a in *3 p m ; Skat, I - - p rn . Kennel I lub, < p.rn July 23 Exercise. 8:30 a in.; Ceramics, 9:30 a.rn * 2:30 p rn July 24: ERFE Hearing Tests, 9 a rn -noon; Woodcarvers, 12 30 30 p.m.; I tom I noes. 1-4 p rn July 27 Senior Citizen* Lunch and Game* $2 . 9 30 -4:30p.m. July 28: Exercise, 8:30 a in.; Skat, 1-5 p m July 30:    Exercise, 830 a.m.; San Antonio Food Hank Workshop, b 30 a in -noon July 31:    Woodcarvers, 12:30 p rn 3 30 p rn.; Dominoes, 1-4 p rnPolice Report Elmer William Theriac. Aiyee Gayle lays and Ronald Duane Tysdal Jonna Denise Osborne and Richard Iwre Spencer Jom Marie Forster and Kyle Florian Keller Nita Hay Conner and Russell Eugene Parrnenter. Rosemary Amaro Castillo and FMuardo S. Serna Dana Louise Goudge and Dennis David Beckley Virginia I .ce Dewall and David Mott Way Arraignments Precinct 3 Justice of the Peace Ged Stewart Amparo Urbane Diaz; burglary of habitaUon theft; bond $10,000 Danny Vallejo; stay-punishment hearing on burglary of motor vehicle : bond denied. Police arrested Jesse Lopez Jr , 22, address unknown, on charges of auto theft following the theft overnight Wednesday of a 1985 Ford in the 400 block of South Chestnut. The car was recovered in San Antonio, affording to police reports — In an apparent related incident, another auto was burglarized overnight Wednesday in the 400 block of South Chestnut Reported stolen was a set of darts, valued at $180 Theft early Thursday morning of six truck tires, valued at $1,800. was reported by a construction company in the 1400 block of River Road — Oscar Calderon Garay, 84, and Sandra Ixizano, 22, both of San Antonio, were arrested and charged with unlawfully carrying a handgun following a routine traffic violaUon at Interstate 35 and South Seguin early Thursday morning. — Theft sometime within the past week of materials at a construction site was reported Wednesday rn the 300 block of Paisano. The items reported stolen were valued at $809 88 — Criminal mischief was reported Wednesday in the 700 block of Howard Street — Theft overnight Tuesday of a set of tires and rims, valued at $300, was reported in the 1400 block of Cloud I .ane. — A black tire cover, $50, was reported stolen overnight Tuesday in the 900 block of Ohio Street A purse containing $57 cash and credit cards w as reported taken from a car parked outside a day care center Tuesday afternoon in the 200 block of South Hackberry Street — A disturbance Wednesday evening at a hotel in the 1000 block ii Interstate 35 West resulted in Vie arrest of Alan Gene Radueauch, 41, of Houston, on charges of assault and public intoxication following an incident involving a 24-year-old woman — Arrested Wednesday evening at a convenience store in the hum block of U S 81 East on charges of assault was Tom Lynn Bogert, 19, of loco US 81 East Apt 127, following a disturbance there involving a store clerk Comal County Shanti t Office - Burglary of a habitation during the day Wednesday was reported iii the Oak ('reek Estates at Startzville Burglars apparently made their entrance by breaking out a window, according to sheriff’s report* — Arrested Tuesday at his residence on charges of family violence was Ray Arthur Loper. 41, of HR 9, Box 249U at the Waterfront Mobile Home Park near Canyon lake An ami) MAST helicopter was used to rescue two'Dallas men and a New Braunfels fireman from Hie Guadalupe River at Slumber F alls on Tuesday afternoon Fireman Ray Hacker had been attempting to rescue J Fealherstar, 25, and Dennis Rod 22. from the ri\et when he became trapped u the st moving waters Sheriffs Deputy cpi Roger requested the army copter boarded tin* chopper to assi locating the three men and to provide ground communital They were pulled from the ne about to minute* time, accordi Nolle New Braunfels Emerg Medical Service jiersonnel tri Rodgers at the scene for a mint injury anti no other injuries reported ll.liker was off-duty unavailable for comment Parsons with information raga any felony crime me asked ti Crime Stoppers et 6/0 TIPS d night end speak to the officer on Ceilers remain completely anonyi Crime Stoppers peys reward* of 11 OOO for information that leads < arrest and grand fury indictor# persona committing felony crimea # a ;