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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 3, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas J Suspects arrested in burglaries By DANA OVERSTREET Staff writer Three persons remain in Comal County Jail and another is being sought in connection with a recent forgery and car burglary spree in New Braunfels. The three are suspected in IO forgeries and about 12 burglaries of motor vehicles in the Encino and laurel area, said Ct. Felix Koque, head of the police department’s criminal investigation division. Roque said the car break-ins — in which stereos, radar detectors and other valuable items were taken — have occurred over the past three Woman sought for bad checks New Braunfels police continue their search for a woman they suspect deposited a bad check at a local bank, then withdrew a substantial amount of money. “This person purchased a business in town and opened several accounts with several banking institutions iii tow n,” said Ct Felix Roque, head of the criminal investigation division. “As a part of the daily receipts, she deposited a check for $28,500 (on Oct. 29). She then went back (two or three days laten and secured a cashier’s check from the bank,” Roque said. “The account had been credited by then.” Roque said (Hie of the deposits was a check from a California bank on an account that had been closed for several months. weeks. Checks taken in two of the burinries were allegedly forged in New Braunfels and San Antonio. Elizabeth Seymour, 19, of 46 Ridge Drive was arrested Monday and charged with forgery by passing. She is in jail under $5,000 bond set by Municipal Court Judge David Perkins. Paul Jace Dean, 18, of 208 S. Hickory was arrested Friday and charged with burglary of a motor vehicle and forgery by passing. He remains in jail under $3,500 bond for each offense. Johnny Joe Martinez Jr., 17, of 1124 See POLICE, Page HA Man charged with theft A 47-year-old San Antonio man has been charged in connection with a summer home repair fraud that bilked an elderly New Braunfels woman out of $10,(M)0 Ronald Dean Campbell, of 136 Ashley, No. 31, in San Antonio, was arrested this week by a U.S. Marshal on a New Braunfels Police Department warrant. He was placed under $5,000 bond by County Court-at-Law Judge Charles Blackley and has been released. He was charged with theft over $750 and under $20,000 Et. Felix Roque, head of the New Braunfels Police Department criminal investigation division, said the man, who was arrested Wednesday, is one of five suspects in the case. See MAN, Page ISA Inside Sports NBHS cross-country team advances to finals See Page 12A Comal River........... 340 cfs (up 54) ■A/a for    Canyon inflow .........617 cfs (up 35) Canyon outflow ........ 926 cfs (same) Watch    Edwards Aquifer ....... 625.46 (up .01) Canyon Lake level .... 911.32 (down .03) —■ -........................-“I r—— — ............... Wurstfest offers Local full schedule See Page 2A New Braunfels    Sunday November 3, 198550 Cents76 Pages 5 Sections tESllf KRifWAlDT Of WAID/f TOW, Myron Floren plays his accordian in the Wursthalle Wurstfest gets crowded start By SARAH DUKE Staff writer The word is out - Wurstfest 1985 is off toy great start Thousands of people crowded onto the Wurstfest grounds during the weekend to enjoy German food, music and ‘ gemuetlichkeit .” We've got a full house and everything is running real smooth,” said Joe Rogers, president of the Wurstfest Association He added that there was * nding room only in Wursthalle ?t of the Saturday night. • This has got to be the best Wurst-fests we've ever had," said Bill Kolodzie, Der Grosse Opa for 1985 “Everybody here is having a great time." Accordiamst Myron Floren had the Wursthalle crowd dancing to traditional polkas music and some new tunes. Rogers said even during the rain Friday, opening ceremonies went well. We had a good crowd. People were crowded under the tent to hear Hie music,’’ Rogers said. The arrival of the Wurst Navy was canceled Friday because of rain biff the University of Texas Band performed during the opening ceremonies. "Myron Floren couldn't let that accord.an get wet. it’s much too expensive an instrument to get rained on," Rogers said. Food and drink vendors said they were doing good business Saturday. night Workers at the New Braunfels Jaycees booth estimated that they would sell 13,500 shishkabobs over the first weekend of the festival Rogers said he is expecting a big crowd from New Braunfels and Comal County at Wurstfest Monday night for New Braunfels Night Residents of the city and Comal County will be admitted to the Wurstfest grounds free Monday if they have a coupon which has been printed in the loc al new spapers Rogers said there bad been only minimum security problems as of Saturday evening The Comal County Sheriffs !>epartrnent reported one arrest for driving while intoxicated Friday night Incorporation heats up lake area A meeting to discuss incorporation of Sattler turned into a heated argument Friday about the future of the Canyon I .ake area. About 50 people crowded into the Canyon I .ake Action Center to listen and to voice opinions about incorporation. Tuesday's incorporation election will determine whether are not Sattler meets the future as an incorporated Village of Canyon lake. David Thompson, leader of the incorporation move, .started the meeting by saying that the lake area is expected to almost double by 19% He said incorporation is the best way for the Sattler irea to deal with the influx of peoph He was met with a wave of opposition as residents voiced discontent about everything from the proposed name of the village to the way tile proposed map is drawn Businessmen from Sattler said they are upset because if the incorporation election is successful, they will lie subject to "taxation without representation " Thompson countered saying, “Taxation without representation went out w ith the Boston l ea Party He said that people owning businesses in the city but not living within the boundaries will not lie alite to vote in the city if it is incorporated ‘ You can't vote but you do have a voue," Thompson said "Please gel involved with what s going oil You would be heard, you would have a voice.” Thompson said he has estimated that the city taxes would be % per $100 valuation. Thompson said one of the best reasons for incorporation is to protect the Guadalupe River He said that between 30 and 40 ducks died on the river a few weeks ago because of Diazinon We would like to protect the ecology and the beauty of the river." he said Ralph Richey, president of the Cany on I-ike Chamber of (om-merce, said lie thought the incorporation buckers were not acting in the best interest of the entire lake area by incorporating just one area He told Thompson he thought the proposed incorporation boundaries should have included more land See INCORPORATION, Page HA Henne's barn opens up, Page 12C Fake bomb found at Bush event Toda y s wea ther It will be clear, cool, and sunny today with a high of 68. Saturday s high was 62, with a low of 43. Sunset tonight will be at 5 43 p in. and sunrise Monday will be at6 46a.m. Don't Drive Thru Because of construction of New Braunfels Utilities new drive-in facilities, all drive-in lanes will be closed through Nov. 20. Payments will be received in Hie lobby between 8 a.m.-5 p.m., by mail and by deposit in the night drop on the drive-in side of the building after 5 p m BUSINESS 5 6A CLASSIFIED 311C COMICS 2C CROSSWORD 1C DEAR ABBY_ IC ENTERAINMENT 1C HOROSCOPE 2C OPINIONS 4A SPORTS______ 11 13A WEATHER    2A HOUSTON < AP i A device found in a parking garage near a hotel where Vice President George Bush spoke was not an explosive, police said Saturday “It was a hoax," said spokesman J.C. Mosier of the Houston Police Department. The device — a Coke can with wires attacked — was found Friday night on top of a car parked in a garage at the Westin Galleria hotel, where Bush earlier had received the Herbert Hoover Humanitarian Award from the Boys Clubs of America for his work with youth Hie vice president had left the hotel before the device was found, said police Capl Jack Hamel. “From what I understand a security guard found this thing sitting on top of a parked car and called the police in. Our officers got there and apparently didn t know what they had. The bomb squad went over picked it up," he said Early Saturday , Bush donned his jogging suit and fired a pistol to start End Houston's Hunger, a two-mile run to raise money to eliminate hunger in the nation’s fourth largest « its bv 19% About SOO runners waited in rainy, 50-degree wearier for the vice president, who arrived about 15 minutes late. I-iter. Bush attended a barbecue and Salute to America rally in Bay City, about 90 miles southwest of Houston “America really is the last best hope of man on Earth Sometimes we have to remind ourselves how lucky we are,” Bush told some I.OOO sup-* porters who gathered at the Matagorda County fairgrounds See BUSH, Page HA Take a peek at the Heritage Exhibit, Page 1B ;

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