New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 12, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas
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Tuesday, March 12, 1991
WeatherPlans for park land presented to council
Comal Rlvar.................................258 eta (down 8)
Canyon Laka Inflow........................221 (down 11)
Canyon Laka outflow............................574 (aam#)
Canyon Laka laval.....................907.41 (down .23)
Edward# Aquifer........................624.45 (down .08)
Forecasts Central. Highs in the 70s. Texas
SOUTH TEXAS-Partly cloudy Corial Bend, partly cloudy. A and turning cooler north tonight. sll«ht chance of !ho'»en Fnd»y-Partly cloudy and cooler over all Lows in to near 60
sections Wednesday. Lows tonight wan. “8*“ “> *e 70s to near 80. from the 50s north to 60s south Texas Rio Gittnde Valley
with 40s across the Hill Country, ^d plains, partly cloudy. Lows in Highs Wednesday near 70 north to the upper 50s to low ,50s. Highs in near 80 south. the 70s coast to 80s inland. South-
NORTH TEXAS - Decreasing Texas 811(1 UPP® Coast, cloudiness east this evening, other- P^y cloudy Thursday. Mostly wise fair and cooler areawide cloudy with a chanche of showers tonight. Mostly fair and cooler frid*y- clowdy Saturday
Wednesday. Lows tonight 40 Uws from upper 4<.)s to near 50 northwest to 48 southeast. Highs inland Mid 50s coast. Highs in the
Wednesday 65 north to 71 south. upp^i;2? °.w _ _
WEST TEXAS - Fair conditions WEST TEXAS — Texas Pan-through Wednesday. Lows tonight JS™11®! P^y cloudy. Lows mid upper 20s Panhandle to lower 40s ^0s. Highs in the 50s.
Big Bend lowlands. Highs Wed- ?outh Plains- panty cloudy. Lows nesday near 60 Panhandle to upper m v. c ... .
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Extended forecasts ^ expected. Thursday-Saturday
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try and South Central Texas, partly An intense low pressure system cloudy. A slight chance of showers moving across the Central Plains Friday. Lows in the 40s Hill Coun- kicked up dust across a vast area of try, and near 50 to low 50s South Texas today.
Corrections and clarifications
A story in Sunday’s New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung detailing the fundraising efforts of the Senior Citizens Foundation to renovate an old shopping center on Landa Street for a new senior center should have stated that the foundation has raised $100,000 toward its $300,000 goal. The fund drive ends April 2. To make a donation iowan, renovation expenses, send your pledge to: Fund Drive, Comal County Senior Citizens’ Foundation, P.O. Box 312085, New Braunfels, Texas 78131 -2085.
Paul Fraser Jr. retired from the United States Marine: Corps with the rank of lieutenant colonel. His rank was misidentified in a Sunday story on his filing for a seat on the New Braunfels City Council.
Fraser also wished to clarify that while the current council has been briefed by David Dye on an aquifer management plan, he feels the issue should be more closely investigated.
The New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung regrets the en ors.
Hilda M. Jensen
Arrangements are pending at Zoell-er Funeral Home for Hilda M. Jensen of Canyon Lake. She died March 11, 1991,at the age of81.
Juan M. Velez
Arrangements are pending at Zoelier Funeral Home for Juan M. Velez. He died March ll, 1991, at McKenna Memorial Hospital at the age of 79.
N. Brooks Frazier
Services for N. Brooks Frazier of New Braunfels will be at 2 pm. Wednesday at Zoeller Funeral Home. Burial will be at Guadalupe Valley Memorial Park.
Mr. Frazier, 78, died March ll, 1991, at Eden Home. The son of David Franklin and Albe (nee Bell) Frazier, he was bom Jan. 19, 1913, in Carrizo Springs. He married Edith O. Farahee Dec. 3, 1932, in Carrizo Springs.
A resident of the city since 1975, he was a pumper for Mobil Oil Co., where he was employed for 32 years. He was treasurer of the Mobil credit union for 12 years and was past president of the Baptist Coastal Bend Brotherhood Association.
Mr. Frazier is survived by his wife, Edith O. Frazier of New Braunfels; a daughter, Patricia Ann Frazier of New Braunfels; a son, J. Brooks Frazier of Dayton, Texas; a sister, Blanche Dees of Pleasanton; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Services for H.W. “Dutch" Froellch of Truth or Consequences, N.M., will be at 3:30 pm. Wednesday at Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home with the Rev. Kenneth King officiating. Burial will be at Guadalupe Valley Memorial Park. There will be a called meeting of New Braunfels Masonic Lodge #1109 Wednesday at 2:30 p.m. for the purpose of conducting funeral services for Mr. Froelich.
Mr. Froelich, 80, died March 9, 1991, at Sierra Vista Hospital in Truth or Consequences, N.M. The son of Paul and Louise (nee Waxier) Froe-Uch, he was bom Aug 12, 1910, in Seguin. His wife Anna Froelich died Aug. 15,1977.
Mr. Froelich had been park superintendent in Winkler County. He was a member of the Baptist church, S.P. Wallop Lodge #1328 AP. & A M., Kermit Lodge #1258 AP. & A.M. where he was Past Master, and Scottish Rite. He served in the United States Navy in World War ll.
Mr. Froelich is survived by two daughters, Arliss Stroud of Kermit, Texas, and Marva Froelich of Las Vegas; a son. Linden Froelich of Oklahoma; three sisters, Melitta Guenther, Annie Henk and Viola Kicck, all of New Braunfels; three brothers, Max Froelich of New Braunfels. Harry Pfullman of San
By KATHRYN SCHOEMER Staff Writer
A Dallas architect and the director of the Parks and Recreation Department for the city of New Braunfels conducted a workshop with the New Braunfels City Council to discuss developing plans for future use of 17.9 acres adjacent to Landa Park.
Dennis Sims, landscape architect for J.T. Dunkin and Associates, and David Whatley, parks director, presented the proposed plans to council members Monday night.
"The primary purpose of this meeting is to get input from council or anyone else (because) we want to make
sure we’re not proposing something that won't work," Sims said.
Sims said he wants the recreational facilities to blend in with the park and "not stick out like a sore thumb." The proposal calls for a botanical garden, aquatic gardens and an open plaza with waterfalls.
An open play area would house volleyball units, horseshoe pits and a play structure for children "to be able to create a family atmosphere," Sims said. Two greenhouses would be incorporated into the park to grow annual color shrubs for the city and park area.
Included in the proposal is a small
amphitheatre designed to hold approximately 1,700 people for plays, festivals and bands, he said.
The project could cost anywhere from $1.5 million to $2 million, if completed by a contractor, Sims said. But, if the parks department builds the park, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department will either match funds with labor and equipment or match cash on a 50-50 basis, he said. And the parks department may obtain the first part of the money through civic donations.
"I want to let you know we have worked with the Lower Colorado River Authority from the very beginning
and they have approved of all of our concept plans and are well aware of what we’re doing," Sims said.
Council members also approved of the plan. "Seems like the people are... receptive and I like this plan better than the first one I saw," said Mayor Amo Becker.
New Braunfels Parks and Recreation Advisory Board conducted a public hearing Jan. 29 and received input to be used in the development of a master plan for future development of the 17.9 acres leased from LORA, adjacent to Landa Park. The 50-year lease contract requires the city to develop such a plan.
One Injured In stabbing
By STEPHANIE FERGUSON News Editor
New Braunfels police are continuing to investigate a stabbing in a Clear Springs mobile home park early Monday morning that left a local men hospitalized.
"There’s not a heck of a lot of details,” said Police Spokesman Martin Mayer. "They were out there drinking and got into some kind of argument.”
The nature of the argument is unknown, he said.
Police received a call around 2 a.m. Monday to report to McKenna Memorial Hospital to investigate a stabbing victim who had been brought to the hospital, Mayer said.
Kenneth Joseph Sims, 21, a resident of the trailer park on Texas 46, remains in stable condition today at
"All they know is that the guy that stabbed him is an Hispanic male,” Mayer said. "The victim and the assailant were all drinking together.”
Man severely shocked
A 33-year-old New Braunfels man remains in the Coronary Care Unit at an Austin hospital today after he was electrified while putting up a television antenna.
Eddie Hernandez was transported by helicopter to Brackenridge Hospital shortly after the 5 p.m. accident.
"He and his father were erecting a TV antenna behind the house and the wind blew the top of the antenna into a 7,200-volt line,” said Ll. Robert Reed of the New Braunfels Fire Department.
The accident occurred at the residence in the 1500 block of Cologne Drive close to 5 p.m.
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before they could change anything.
City management would need to classify it before they could make it a law, but "we would be able to work something out," he said. "It’s very difficult to be breed specific and meet the letter of state and federal statutes," Grohman said.
Therefore, city officials must describe specific characteristics of the animal in order to make the ordinance legal. However, "it's a good possibility" that the ordinance could "pull through," he said.
But Goodwin said she felt positive about the meeting with City Council last night. "I feel great right now ... and I’m glad I had a few on my side that were willing to listen to what I had to say. Hope
fully, it will pass on the third City Council reading and I won’t be illegal anymore," she said.
Goodwin’s attorney Norman Dean said he believes the ordinance will be amended, but Goodwin is still in violation of the city ordinance. "We’re going to try to get council to exempt her from that violation as part of the ordinance, if possible," he said. If that doesn't work, Goodwin and Dean will appeal her case at the Comal County Court-at-Law. They already have lost a court case.
Bobbie Lyons, a breeder of potbelly pigs, said full-grown potbellied pigs are 19 inches tall and 2 feet long. "The pot-belly pig has a straight tail, a pug nose, a swayed back and a pot belly," she said.
Antonio and David .Stahl of Corpus Christi; two grandch ildren; and two great-gran dchi ldren.
Visitation will be from 5 p.m. today until service time Wednesday at Doeppenschmidt F uneral Home. Memorials may be given to the Masonic Children’s Home or the Rheumatoid Arthritis Foundation.
Services for Melinda Gonzales of New Braunfels will be at 3 p.m. Thursday at Tree of Life Fellowship with the Rev. Don Duncan officiating. Burial will be at Conut I Cemetery.
Miss Gonzales, 16, died March ll, 1991, at Northeast Baptist Hospital in San Antonio.
The daughter of George and Jesusa (nee Torres) Gonzales, she was bom April 28,1974, in Nevi’ Braunfels. She was a freshman at New Braunfels High School and was. a member of Tree of Life Fellowship!.
Survivors include her parents, George and Susie Gonzales of New Braunfels; two step-brothers, Crespin Perez Jr. of New Braunfels and Arthur Perez of New Braunfels; and her grandparents, Fredrico and Beatrice Gonzales, and Hilario and Emestina Torres.
Luther Y. Weems
Luther Yell Weems died March IO, 1991, at Colonial Manor Care Center. He was 81.
The son of Luther Yell Weems Sr. and Ida Chappell, he w as bom Nov. 8, 1909, in DeKalb, Toxas. He was retired from Mission V alley Mills and was a member of Second Baptist Church.
Mr. Weems is survived by two daughters. Sandra Br asher of New Braunfels and Kathy Avery of Honolulu, Hawaii; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildre n.
There will be no funeral services and no visitation at D oeppenschmidt Funeral Home.
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member from 1985 to 1988, works for Pedemalcs Electric Cooperative.
The board member said the two major issues facing the district include finding a permanent superintendent and tackling the school funding dilemma.
George said with his past experience on the board he could provide the needed input on helping solve those issues.
“There are going to be major decisions to be made if this district is going to remain one of the top-ranked school districts in the state," he said.
Trustee Tom Potter and Board President Lee Heels have filed for three-year terms on the board. Trustee Larry Wenzel has announced he will not seek re-election.
On the C1SD trustee ballot are three positions open for three-year terms and one position open for a one-year
New Braunfels Fire Department and Emergency Medical Service responded to the following calls: Monday and Tuesday.
•8:57 am. — Structure fire in the 1300 block of East Zipp Lane. Assisted Lake Dunlap Volunteer Fire Department.
•1:06 pm. — Emergency transfer from McKenna Memorial Hospital to Humana Hospital in San Antonio.
• 1:28 pm.—Medical emergency in the 800 block of Academy Street. Transported patient to MMR
• 1:36 pm. — Medical emergency in IOO block of North Mesquite Street. Transported patient to MMR
•4:52 pm. — Electrocution in the 1500 block of Cologne Drive. A 33-year-old man transported to Austin by helicopter for treatment. (Sec Page I for more details.)
•5:09 pm. — Structure fire in the 600 block of U.S. 81 West. Mattress caught on fire when children were playing with matches, according to fire officials. Room damaged by smoke and heat.
•9:32 pm. — Fire alarm at Eden Heights Apartments in the 600 block of Lakeview.
•10:55 pm. — Medical emergency in the 800 block of U.S. 81 West. Transported person to MMR Tuesday
•2:59 am. — Overdose reported in the 2200 block of West Mill Street. Transported victim to MMR
term. The top four vote-getters in the at-large election will be elected to the board. Candidates must specify whether they will run for a three-year term or the one-year term.
The deadline to file for a position on the board is 5 pm. March 20. Persons interested in filing must be residents of the Comal ISD and must be registered voters. Persons can file for a place on the ballot at the CISD Business Office, 1420 U.S. 81 East in New Braunfels.
For more information, call GSD Business Manager Abel Campos at 625-8081 or 885-7674.
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when he approached a right-hand curve and could not make the turn.
Another weekend accident claimed the life of a San Antonio resident. Anthony Cieszynski, 60, died Saturday after a three-car collision on U.S. 281 and FM 311. Following the collision, he was transported to Medical Center Hospital in San Antonio, where he was pronounced dead.
Beulah Jardin, 65, of Spring Branch, and Shirley Krogol, 60, of Bluffton, also were transported to Medical Center Hospital and later released.
According to Department of Public
Safety reports in New Braunfels, Jar-din’s 1984 Chevrolet was struck by Krogol's OMC van while Jardin was waiting at a traffic light at the intersection of U.S. 281 and FM 311.
The OMC van spun into the intersection and collided with Cies-zynski’s 1985 Subaru.
Newt Editor Stephanie Ferguson contributed to this report.
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