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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 4, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas N B, SV soccer it to 'em, Page 9A / Rev. Olney on Royno,. ie SA New Braunfels .J J—LL New Braunfels. Texas Vol. 134, No. 43 Wednesday March 4,1987 25 Cents Two Sections, 24 Pages It came to us a bit late, but welcome home to three New Braunfels girls who spent two weeks in China in late December and early January Colleen Mudford and Danielle QU. seniors at New Braunfels High School, and Amy Richardson, sophomore, were among 60 kids selected for the trip from across Texas Georgia and Florida The girls are members of the Monoceras drill team and joined others of that :1k in visiting such mainland Chinese cities as Macau and Zhonchan lax al businesses sponsored the girls at a cost of about SI 400 each Do the citizens ut County of Comal want to levy a one halt cent sales tax'* Billed as a way to mitigate the need to rely on ad valorem property taxes the sales tax is to be decided by special election April 4 If you want to know more about the ballot etc call the county at 630 5501 Popeye s Fried thicken in New Braunfels is offering to provide food for those folks who turn out to help clean up River Road this coming Saturday from lo a rn to I p rn Things get collin at Texas Canoe Trails V know that is a nice thing to do cause the people picking up ocher people s trash will need to eat quick since thry only have a few hours to do the thing By the way if you want more information about the cleanup call Bettv VS alls at 625 irrb Comal t ounly Builders Assoc la lion s Home Product Show is Satur day and Sunday at \Aursihaile A bunch of neat stuff for your ahude will be featured ( alt 629 254.1 for ticket and othei information Marion Independent School District trustees will interview three men for the jot* of superintendent Between now and Friday the board will interview l-arry Mci«ough assistant superintendent for Mansfield schools Craig Modest Hi superintendent for Blum IM) ami Anthony K ne up per superintendent for Thorndale ISI) Final decision should occur within the next several weeks I S Postal service postal mspec tors office suggests several ways to avoid becoming the victim of theft ut mail Make sure ytour mailbox is *a*cure promptly remove mail. especially checks at this tax return time of year immediately notify the post office if you change your address report non receipt of checks Food Stamps ant! ATI* teceipts to the issuing agen* s and report any theft of mail immediate Iv lo the local postmaster Stealing mail is punishable by a fine of up to SI UUU and three long years in prison Tuesday March IT is the final day of registration to receive free cheese under the I SPA surplus pro gram through Canyon I .ake Action ( enter The commodity is available only to those people who meet in come guidelines no if you want the stuff and think vou might tie eligi tile ionic try the center Tuesdays fret ween 9 kl a in and < p rn Fun music and dancing are on lap March IU when the Canyon ladle Action Center sponsors a trip to Yoakum Call 964 2324 bet wen 9 a rn and noon weekdays for more information It s a month away but this will give you a lot of advance notice American legion Comal Post 179 will meet Thursday April 5. at 4IU West C oll F.xecutive committee meets at 7 p rn with the regular meeting starling up at 8 The Aux diary for Post 179 meets at 7 tu The Auxiliary's guest will be District 14 president Gen Bulgtnn Havs County District Attorney Charles Chapman announced lues day that the county is planning a hot check raid in April meaning everyone with unpaid checks in Hays County will tie arrested if the checks are not paid Southwest Texas State I rn versify students including some New Braunfels residents are among those targeted to be arrested officials said This month will tic a grace period said Jeanine Gonzales manager of Hays County s hot check division People with hot checks have the opportunity to pay in March In April arrest warrants will tie issued lot people witti outstanding checks Gonzales said atmut I UUU people have hot checks in Hays County Of that number she said there are several New Braunfels residents ow mg money to Hays t ounly mer chants A lot of students at Southwest Texas have checking accounts at home anti thev write hot c tas ks on their tkome bank accounts Gonzales said Mte '•ani tier office already vs* mg results from Chapman s an nouncement i mw girl came in this morning saying she wanted to pay her etas, ks so she wouldn t get picked up she said It s just a matter of thus** people getting in hen in March and paving their clanks end their fines to avoid a possible conv ictn ii in April hews for hot checks ate flu for checks up to SI**' and J - for mole than S PM) Newest school already bursting at the seams By SARAH DUKE Stat! Writer On J one year after building the cm tv s newest school New Braunfels ISI) s board of directors ITtesday agreed to expand Memorial Primary School to include four more classrooms The board authorized the school district s officials to develop plans and take bids on additions and renovations at Lamar and Memorial school campuses Following their decision to expand the Memorial campus, board members were treated to gifts from students at the school who celebrated that school s first birthday last week Memorial principal Karen Simp son said the new classrooms are needed to keep up with rapid growth Enrollment rn the school is up con siderabty from last year and is ex parted to continue growing Enroll ment at Memorial when It opened its doors in February 1986 was 521 students in kindergarten first and second grades That enrollment to day is up to :*99 students Vie have added students steadily since last year We've got TH children more than last year and that s not even a full year we've still got a few months to go That s four classrooms ” Simpson said Memorial has 19U kindergarten students in eight classes with an average of 24 students in a class Texas law limits kindergarten classes to ZI students but Memorial is operating with a waiver (rom the Texas Education Agency That waiver will expire at the end of this school year NB1SD Superintendent Charles Bradberry estimated the cost of the (our new Memorial classrooms to be between 1260.UDO and S2HUU00 He said additions at the Lamar campus could run as high as tBUO.UUU Bradberry said his prime concerns are the students and he wants to See MEMORIAL. Rate SA Grand Jury indiets brother-in-law for Northclifffe killing By DAVID MAY Staff Writer A Guadalupe County grand jury returned an indictment Monday against John L Guilliams 22, for the murder of his brother in law Feb ll at his Northcliffe residence Guilliams who is in the Comal County jail on a $100.OOO bond, is ac cused of gunning down Kenneth Carroll 26 in the doorway of his home that Wednesday afternoon Carroll was shot once in the face by a 410-gauge shotgun and then was stabbed once in the neck Guadalupe County authorities transferred Guilliams to Comal C ounty with several other prisoners last week because of crowded condi lion** at the Guadalupe facility Guilliams was arrested Feb 18 in vo Antonio by officers with the Hepcat offenders Program at the residence of another relative on that cliv v west side Carroll arrived at his residence on Turnabout Ixx>p in the subdivision south of New Braunfels on Interstate i5 at aapproximatelv 2 TO p rn Feb 11 just moments after his wife reached the house Susie Carroll told authorities she had gone to the back of the house While she was there, she heard gunfire She told authorities she then ran inside the house and saw her husband lying in the doorway and a black male suspect leaving in the couple s pick up truck Investigators had originally thought the couple surprised an intruder burglarizing the residence but further investigation and recovery of the truck in San Antonio led authorities to obtaining a search warrant for Guilham s arrest Guilliams reportedly had been stay ing with the couple several days before the shooting Cypress Bend Park concessionaires are probable fee payersHot checks in Hays County Bt DAVID MAY Staff Writer A TS lent surcharge mav only fie assessed concessionaires using < v press Bend as a pick up point for their customers floating down the Guadalupe River instead of all per sons using the river bank At its Feb 21 meeting New Braunfels City Council tabled ap pros ai of the first reading of an or finance establishing a surcharge for the us** of I v press Bend as a take-out jMMiit fur tutors and earners * ouncil handed the ordinance back to the Parks and Recreation Ad \ v»rv Board tiecause of uncertainty surrounding collection of such a fee from every j*erson exiting the river at trie park \ question also had been raised by on** council member pertaining to the amount of the fee Council de* lined to g’ve the proposed ordinance its first >! thice scheduled public readings Du advisory hoard has grappled with the promised fee amount and im plementution for nearly five months and hojK's to have now inned out all specific details (or council so that the ordinance can tie approved and effec tive bv Easter weekend when water recreational activities along the i v* unofficially commences Although ttie amount of the fee was riot changed by the board at its Tues day meeting it did recommend that of the surcharge SU cents go to the cm l> s general o^rating tund and the remainder to park improvements"They are the only ones making money from the park, it s lust the price of doing business."Carl Fox Parks board chairman and mamtainance specifically in Cypress Bend Park The board originally intended to subsidize anticipated budget cuts in the park s department by retaining the entire fee expected to generate some SIU (MMI to $12 UUU annually The fica rd conceded though to remand a portion of the fee to city coffers with the understanding from city staff that park ranger salaries at Cypress Bend tie paul bv the city As outlined in the original proposed ordinance park rangers will be ^signet! the task of counting patrons of designated businesses tieing shut tied from tv pi ess Bend Park and v**rifving that number with the shut tie drivers who would tie responsible for collecting the fees The businesses would tie billed bv the citv on a weekly bas.s and would pay within three davs after receipt of the hill Parks Director Dav id Whatlev -.aid that although splitting the fee with the city will mean less money for park improvements he was satisfied thai local resident- not using a shut JhFEIS Page ?A CLARX Sun Photographer7 guess God was with us' Dallas couple say they are lucky after their van flips and 26-foot boat sails along IH35 concrete Tuesday A Dallas couple escaped serious injury Tuesday afternoon when their van flipped over on southbound Interstate ft and sent a 26 foot fiberglass boat under tow sliding down the highway Harry and Annette Stiver bad to crawl from beneath the turned over track about-4 pm. alter -Che accident on Interstate ft South near the Texas 46 exit The accident toned the couple s new 26 foot boat onto the highway where it skidded for several yards Mrs Stiver who was driving, said she felt the boat swerve back and forth before she lost control The woman said this was the couple's first trip with the boat and her first time to drive while pulling it Two women both driving with their children stopped lo help the couple out of the overturned van The first woman on the scene was credited with rescuing the couple After the rescue the unidentified woman disappeared There was another lady here who did a lot more than I did She almost climbed up in there * the over turned van > to get them out and then she just took off Nobody even knew who she was said Jeannie Ran dall of San Antonio Randall was driving her (laughter home from school in San Marcos when she saw the accident Thank God nobody got hurt ” Randall said she was following the van and boat when she saw the boat start to swerve “Thank God there weren t any other vehicles involved When we saw that boat start to whip around we all slopped ” she said John Reardan of San Antonio was driving behind the van and boat when the accident Happened The wind just caught them and they JfldUoMtod he -aid “Everybody else steered clear Texas Department of Highways and Public Transportation Trooper Scott Haig vjid no citations were issued for the accident He said the boat started swaying back and forth and the woman sirnptv lust control The Silvers declined medical treatment at the scene Mrs Silver said later she suffered a bump on the head The couple wore seat belts at the time of the accident Billy I Kins worth an Emergent y Medical Services officer with the New Braunfels Fire I lepartment said the couple already w as out of the van by the time he arrived The only thing we rescued was a purse and that was just to get the driver s license out he said Annette Silver said she and her husband were on their way to Rockport to try out their new boat when the accident happened It was a brand new boat a 26-foot 1987 fishing boat she said I guess God was with us '' LULI* KRIS WAI DT/f tat! ttwtagrapliae New Braunfels ISO Superintendent Charles Bradberry illustrates the plans to expand Memorial Primary School while trustee Bob Self looks on ;