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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 13, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas *■** DALLAS 752    #** 410    MO53    10/22/86 TEXAS AMERICAN MICROFILM ATT: PETE SINCLAIR P.O. BOX 45436 DALLASi TX 75245 Cougarettes whomp Sports Rio Grande City mL ... ........ See Sports, Page 9A Water Watch Comal River.............. 304 (up 18) Canyon inflow........... 708 (up 199) Canyon outflow........... 926 (same) Edwards Aquifer  625.60 (down .01) Canyon Lake level .... 909.96 (down .04) Parks department Local hosts tree contest See Page 8A ....................... ....... .....- ---------------J New Braunfels Herald Wednesday November 13, 1985 New Braunfels. Texas 25 Cents 30 Pages- 3 Sections Local women host kaffee klatsch, page 1B Former manager to run Faust Hotel •y DANA OVERSTREET Staff writer (’iting a need for “responsible management" at the Faust Hotel, an attorney tor its former owner said the hotel's former manager will run the business until Dec IO. On that date, a court will decide whether a temporary injunction will be issued against the new owner oi the hotel until a lawsuit can he heard in district court The restraining order, issued Nov ti, was verbally extended through Dec IO, Roberts’ lawyer Mitchell Rosenheim said Tuesday. The in junction hearing was originally set for 9:30 Tuesday morning The parties reached an agreement at H a rn Tuesday “She ((jiannini i will riot be managing the hotel,” Rosenheim said. “We are very happy to be able to convince the other side to agree to receivership and to give up the effort to control the hotel,” he said “We reached an agreement that Gary Catted, who had been manager of the Faust for about two-and-a-half years (under Roberts’ ownership), would be appointed receiver and he will operate subject to court supervision.’’ The suit was filed Nov ti by former Faust hotel owner John H Roberts Jr. against Gloria Giannini, who bought the business in October. A temporary restraining order was filed against Giannini Nov ti after she was charged with felony theft over $20,000 after allegedly depositing a bad check into the business account and later withdrawing a substantial amount of money Giannini was released from Comal County Jail after posting $100,000 bond, but was soon re arrested on a warrant from Weslaco for theft by check She was released from jail after posting $15.(KHI bond set by a Weslaco judge In his suit. Roberts asked for the injunction against Giannini and asked the court to set aside the sale of his stock, restore him to ownership and award him damages The Dec IO hearing will also decide whethei Catted v. i continue as manager until the lawsuit is heard City sells Utilites revenue bonds •y DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer More than $4 7 million in Utility System Revenue Bonds were sold to the low bidder. Rauscher Pierce Refsnes Inc , at Tuesday night’s City Council meeting Five bids for $4,785,000 in Utility System Revenue Bonds were opened at 5 p rn., tabulated by New Braunfels I tihties staff and financial advisor Floyd Westerman, then presented for council approval shortly after 7:30 p.m. The low bidder named a combination of coupon rates which resulted in an effective interest rate of 8 001759 percent The second lowest bidder, Smith. Barney Harris. Upham & Co . Inc . gave an interest rate of 8 848053 percent. Westerman said he was “tickled pink” over Tuesday night's successful bid, managed by Rauscher Pierce Refsnes Inc Other members of the account were listed as Merrill Lynch Capital Markets, Paine Webber Inc . Cowen & Company, and lippier. Guerin & Turner. Inc. “We may have hit the best day of the year for this bid opening,” Westerman said after all five bids had been read New Braunfels Utilities Manager Bob Sohn replied. “Like the beer commercial says, it don’t get much better than this .” Later. Westerman told city council members, "The market has improved over the last three lo four weeks. A week ago, we were estimating somewhere around 9 percent, but today was as good a market as there has been all year ” The $4,785,000 in Utility System Revenue Bonds were to go on sale today The bonds are scheduled to be repaid from 1980 to 2008. and were rated at "A l” by Moody’s Investors Service of New York last week The last city bond sale was on Nov. 15, 1982 when $3,200,000 in Utility See BONDS, Page 14A .-JU. -•DBA I’Wtifct■,'    v, * k XXu jjr* LESHE KRIEWALDT HERALD/f On    the field Coach Chas Schaner gives New Braunfels High School youths tips on soccer and technique, left Students, above practice kicking "off of the shoelaces". Tuesday was the first day of practice for the New Braunfels High School Unicorn soccer team, which begins its season Nov 22 Team tryouts are this week and next week at Seek; Elementary School fields Men indicted in murder Two men were indicted Tuesday by a Bexar County grand jury in connection with the Aug 28 murder of Schertz man James Robert Bradley. 21, and David Paul Hewitt 22. remain in Bexar County Jail after being ar rested Sept 3 by Guadalupe County sheriff > deputies in Cibolo Michael David Thornbrough. 24. of Schertz was H.o' at a dose range in vestigators .said Hi* laxly was found Aug ti in a field near Cibolo Creek in northeast Bexar County Law enforcement officers said the two men allegedly shot Thornbrough and t<x)k about $300 from him Thornbrough s motorcycle was found Sept I on a (arm in southern Guadalupe County Guadalupe County deputies ar rested the men after blfxxly clothing was found in one of the suspect s homes They were taken first to the Guadalupe County Sheriff s office where one of the suspects reportedly confessed to the murder (Guadalupe County Sheriff Melvin Hartxirth said the murder was drug related Council approves Sesquicentennial plans Staff writer The end of 1984 is still more than a month away, but many local residents already are planning the activities to celebrate the state’s Ses quicentennial next year Many of those activities will be held in the city’s parks, including an aqua show and water festival, and members of the planning committee asked New Braunfels City Council Tuesday for permission to use luanda Park and Main Plaza for some of the events The city also agreed to waive park fees for the events One of the first Sesquicentennial projects will tx* a New Year’s Eve celebration on the plaza, complete with musket shots to count down to midnight and music by the Community Band and the Heritage Chorale Another of the committee’s projects is the protection of the 284 year-old live oak tree on Paddleboat Lane in luanda Park “If we protect it correctly and do a good job, it could possibly live to be a thousand years of age,” said Carroll Hoffmann, a member of the Sesquicentennial committee Donations will be collected to pay for several projects planned for the tree including a fence and walkway around the tree Hoffmann said the project will cost about $50,000 “We are going to make this tree a living monument,” Hoffmann said “It s going to live and tell its story of what ifs seen in 284 years,” Hoffmann said there will be pla ques on the wall explaining impor tant dates in history Elliott Knox said the Sesquicenten mal committee will solicit money from civic organizations and businesses and from individuals Also Tuesday, council — appointed two more members to the city’s drainage board of ad justments and appeals contractor John Duster and architect Gene Rutherford Bobbie Hasert and Janus Haas, originally named to the board could not serve — approved the second reading of the ordinance instituting a charge of $72 per load of 50 tires for city crews to collect discarded tires from ser vice stations and tire outlets signed a resolution inviting citizens to light porchligbts or candles from dusk to dawn on Nov 19 and 20 in support of the president's efforts at the Genev a Summit signed a resolution casting til 5 votes for George Erben as a member of the Comal County Central Ap praisal District Board of District agreed to allow the Greater New Brauneis Arts Council to boid Hie fourth annual Holiday Community Sing on Dec 15 — heard from the city manager of See COUNCIL. Page MA Envoy to negotiate for hostagesInside LONDON APi — An experienced negotiator sent jointly by the Archbishop of Canterbury and Pope John Paul II left for Beirut today on what he said is his most dangerous mission, an effort to persuade Moslem extremists to release kid napped Americans Terry Waite, a special adviser to Archbishop of Canterbury Robert Runcie. the head of the Church ot England, is making the trip after receiving what the church said was an encouraging message from the Americans' captors Contents of the message were not made public Waite told reporters at London’s Heathrow Airport; “Ive got a chance because I ve got a contact." The contact had “intensified in the last few days," he said. Waite, who has negotiated the release of Britons from Iran and Libya, said, "on previous occasions there has been an identifiable person or group or government to deal with This time it is much more diffuse and therefore this time it is much more difficult and much more dangerous “I am going unprotected.' he said “I have to put my trust in those who I am going to meet but the same is true for them They have to trust me It requires a bit of trust both ways Six Americans are missing in Lebanon, but only four signed letters of appeal sent last week to Runcie and President Reagan. Islamic Jihad, a fundamentalist Moslem group that has claimed responsibility for abducting the Americans, said Get 4 it killed one of the six, diplomat William Buckley, in retaliation for Israel s air strike on Palestine Liberation Organization headquarters in Tunisia It released blurred photographs of a body said to be Buckley s. but U S officials say there is no definitive proof Buckley is dead There has been no recent mention of another hostage. American University librarian Peter Kilburn The letters, delivered Friday to The Associated Press bureau in Beirut, were signed by the Rev Lawrence Jenco. a Roman Catholic priest, Terry Anderson, chief Middle East correspondent for the AP. and two officials of Beirut s American University, hospital director David Jacobsen and agriculture dean Thomas Sutherland Runcie appealed to the captors Saturday to meet Waite, and Waite then received several telephone calls See HOSTAGES, Page 14AToday s weather Comal County forecast call' for partly cloudy, breezy and warm weather today, turning mostly cloudy tonight and Thursday A 30 percent chance of thundershowers is also in the forecast for Thursday afternoon CLASSIFIED 4 7B COMICS 2C CROSSWORD 6 DEAR ABBY SC DEATHS 2A FOOD I 4B HOROSCOPE_ 6C OPINIONS 4A SPORTS 9 11A STOCKS 14A WEATHER 2A LESLIE KRIEWALDT HERALD ZElTUNG ;

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