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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 16, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas Page 2A Herald-Zelfunp New Braunfels. Texas Friday, October 16,1987 Weather Water Watch Comal River.........................407    (same) Canyon Lake inflow..................325    (same) Canyon Lake outflow................336    (same) Canyon Lake level.............902.72    (down .02) Edwards Aquifer..............627.90    (down .01) *The U.S. Corps of    Engineers    office    at Canyon Dam is an official collection    point for    recyclable aluminum cans donated to help save the Battleship Texas, a veteran of two World Wars that is now rusting away in dock. Take beverage cans to the corps office between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. For more information, call 1-800-64-TEXAS. Forecast    mediate coast and lower valley, 60s elsewhere. SOUTH TEXAS: Partly cloudy    WEST TEXAS: partly cloudy tonight and Saturday with a slight w ith near seasonal normal chance of showers north sections temperatures Sunday through tonight and most sections Satur- Tuesday. Lows in the 40s and 50s day. Lows Friday night mostly Highs in the 70s and 80s 60s except 50s Hill Country and NORTH TEXAS: No rain ex-near 70 coast. Highs Saturday in pected Sunday. A slight chance of the 70s north and 80s south. Port showers or thunderstorms west Arthur to Port O’Connor - Tonight Monday and all the area Tuesday east to southeast wind IO to 15 Lows in 50s Highs upper 70s to knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet Saturday lower 80s Sunday and in the 70s northeast w ind lo to 15 knots Seas Monday and Tuesday 3 to 3 feel Widely scattered    Texas    Weather showers Port O Connor to Brownsville - Tonight southeast    Partly cloudy skies and plea- wind IO to 15 knots Seas 3 to 5 sant temperatures were forecast feet Isolated showers. Saturday across most of Texas through w inds becoming northeast to east Saturday IO to 15 knots Seas 3 to 5 feet    There was a slight chance of Widely scattered showers    showers    and thunderstorms in the NORTH TEXAS Partly cloudy Panhandle and South Plains to mostly cloudy conditions where a low pressure system was through tonight Widely scattered located early today The showers show ers or possibly even and thunderstorms were expected thunderstorms ovei the north during the late afternoon and ear tonight Low s tonight 50s Iv evening hours Decreasing clouds from the west Lows tonight will be mostly in and north on Saturday Highs mid the 50s. ranging from the 4os in 70s to near 80s    the mountains of Southwest Texas WEST TEXAS: Mostly cloudy to the 60s and 70s along the coast north tonight and Saturday with a and in South Texas slight chance of late night drizzle    Highs Saturday will be mostly or light rain Mostly fair tar west in the 80s and partly cloudy    elsewhere    It was partly cloudy over most Lows tonight around    40 north to    of the state at dawn today except the low 50s far west to the mid 50s in East Texas, the flower Rio southeast and along the river Grande Valley and most of West Highs Saturday mid 60s north to Texas w here skies were clear the low 70s south to the upper 70s    Early morning temperatures far west and the mid 80s along the were mostly in the 50s and 60s, river    ranging from the 40s in the mourn _ .    .    .    _    .    tams of Southwest Texas to the Extended Forecast    7os along the coast Kxtremes Sunday Tuesday    ranged from 46 at Marfa in the Davis Mountains to 74 at Corpus SOUTH TEXAS Some late Christi night and early    morning    other early morning cloudiness temperatures around the state in Otherwise partly cloudy Warm eluded 48 at Amarillo 62 at days, mild nights Highs in the up Wichita Falls. 67 at Fort Worth w. per 70s coast, near 90 Rio Grande at Waco. 67 at Austin 69 at San Plains and lower Rio Grande Antonio 63 at Houston 66 at Valley. HUS rest of South Texas Brownsville 61 at San Angelo NI Ixjws in the 5os hill country and in at Lubbock. 57 at Midland and nj land Southeast Texas near 70 im at El Paso Apartment dwellers getting garbage bills New Braunfels apartment dwellers will find a little something extra in their current utility bills. Garbage rates for apartment residents as well as businesses in the city have increased effective Oct. I. “There will be a lot of people getting (garbage! bills who weren’t getting them before.” said City Engineer Bill Dobrowolski He added that the new rates will generate about $100,000 a year, enough to purchase new equipment for “handling the growing commercial service.” The City of New Braunfels will collect $7 50 per unit for garbage collection at apartments rather than charging per dumpster as it previously had Dobrowolski said Police Reports New Braunfels police Thursday morning investigated several reports of vending machine burglaries that occurred overnight in the SOO block of West San Antonio and HOU block of Interstate 35 Some $53 in change was stolen in the three incidents — Criminal mischief and trespass was reported early this morning in the 200 block of North Live Oak where a woman complained rocks were being thrown at her car A 1984 Volkswagen reported stolen Thursday morning from the 1300 block of West Coll Street was recovered later in the day at a church in the 1600 block of U.S. 81 West Stereo speakers and battery were stolen from the car A man reported the theft of a deer blind valued at $125. from a site in the 500 block of Loop 337 — Burglary of a residence that occurred sometime during the week in the IOO block of Morales was reported to police Thursday Taken were a television cassette tapes and other items at a loss of $630 Sometime between Monday and Wednesday, a storage locker in the 800 block of Landa Street was broken into Taken were tools and auto parts at a reported loss of $505 — A radar detector and camera lens were stolen from a car Wednes day in the IOO block of West Mill Street The items were valued at $470 — Five rolls of wire fence were stolen from a field in the 4100 block of U S 81 West Wednesday from IO to 20 apartments use the same dumpster The city engineer said the city will purchase a self-loading garbage truck with the revenue generated by the increased rates. Such a truck costs about $120.(KM) and would handle the city’s eommerical customers, he said “A single man who sits in a cab can load garbage What was taking about 15 to 20 minutes (to manually load commercial garbage) will take about two minutes.” he said Commercial customers also will pay increased garbage collection rates The new rates are included in statements from New Braunfels Utilities New quarters 4^ I it % Casino charged with ignoring minor's compulsive habit Burglary of a motor vehicle Wednesday in the 900 blin k of South Seguin Street resulted in the theft of a purse with $6o cash and a gold watch An undetermined amount of hand tools were stolen in a burglary overnight Tuesday of a church rn the 600 block of Loop 337 Two handguns, valued at $575. were taken in a burglary of a residence Wednesday in the 300 block of Comal Street - A 23 year-old Canyon Lake woman remains in satisfactory con dition in McKenna Memorial Hospital today following a one car ac cident early Thursday morning on In terstate 35 Audrey Uballe, a sales represen tative, suffered multiple lacerations and a back injury when her 1982 Ford pickup left the interstate, went over a guardrail and struck a concrete culvert. The accident occurred around 5 5o a m one mile north of FM 306 Uballe apparently fell asleep behind the wheel, according to police reports Persons with information regar ding any felony crime are asked to call Crime Stoppers at 620 TIPS, day or night, and speak to the officer on duty. Callers are not asked to give their names. Crime Stoppers pays cash rewards of up to ti,OOO for in formation that leads to an arrest and grand fury indictment of persons committing felony crimesFest Continued from Page IA Inner Circle. Circle Arts Theatre’s youth troupe Admission is $2, with children under 12 admitted free All pay ceeds will benefit ComFund, which financially assists some 24 local non profit organizations Other activities scheduled Wor the day include an auction of Gruene Music Fest T shirts, band hats, band bumper stickers, and tapes of the official ComFund song written and produced localiy. The big auction item is a Gruene Music Fest sweatshirt signed by every single musician in each of the bands Sponsored by Miller Beer, KGNB/KNBT Radio. Community Fund, and the Gruene Merchants Association, the Music Fest is destined to become an annual event Merchants and restaurants in Gruene also will be donating portions of their proceeds during the day to ComFund. ATLANTIC CITY, N J (AP) Debra Kim Cohen was a high-roller gambling away thousands of dollars at the blackjack tables and getting YIP treatment in return including free limo rides, drinks, hotel rooms and expensive meals She was also underage a 17 year old compulsive gambler whose father repeatedly pleaded with casinos not to let her play, state gam mg regulators charged Thursday Five casinos Caesars Harrah s Marina. Resorts International Elsinore s Atlantis and Trump Plaza were charged by the Division of Gaming Enforcement with allowing her to gamble even though she was under 21 Miss Cohen now 18 lost money withdrawn from her bank account earned from sales jobs and given her at her Sweet 16 party said her father Leonard Cohen “I tried punishing her I tried not punishing her said Cohen an \tlan tic City detective “I tried taking her out myself .spending time with her I tried psychiatrists teachers her peers ” He said his daughter s gambling habit gut to the point where she would be gone two. three four days at a time to the point where she slept in casino lobbies and bathrooms This would go on until she wa" pen niless and hungry .Attorney General \N Cary Ed wards charged that the five casinos not only allowed the minor to gam hie hut each rated her pla\ and each failed to adequately question her about her age “To compound matters as a result of their ratings Caesars and Resorts extended her complimentary ser vices while Harrah s made the offer which was declined ” he added The “comps customarily given to preferred customers came even though Cohen had his attorney 'end letters and photographs to the casinos notifying them the girl was an underage compulsive gambler the complaint said Officials from the five casinos saidStammtisch_ Continued from Page I restoration of the historic building that once served as New Braunfels High School l>ee Buck of Buck s Pottery in the Village of Gruene is making special Wurstfest mugs for sale during the festival Wurstfest is shaping up nicely this year with the Public Broadcasting System Kl.RN Channel 9 Cable lo in san Antonio planning a spacial broadcast about our sausage ex travaganza Produced by Kathy Reding the 30 minute documentary focuses on the history of Wurst fest and features interviews with Doyle Krueger Ed Sciantarelli and Myron Floren The documentary will air at 8 p rn Thursday <>ct 22 and again at 5 p rn Sunday Nov I They tried to interview Harold but it s hard for him to com municate when he s lying on his back beneath the spigot of a draft beer keg with his mouth open mak mg sure the soil doesn t get polluted with all that foam Pity they didn t get to interview Frances Bridges the world’s only lady Opa and w ife of the late James Bridges one of the festival's original organizers But if they had of course* Frances’ comments would have left little time for anybody else to talk Ouch! That hurt. Frances' Anyway. Wurstfest is a big deal and certainly one of the many reasons New Braunfels and Texas’ good reasons for being proud Just think no earthquakes, no searing temperatures, no unsavory stuff, just the best little sausage festival in the Lone Star State ..Births they had not received the* complaint and had no comment Caesars Senior Vice President Alfred J Cade said security guards rigorously attempt to keep juveniles out That segment of the market is not important to ue because there s not a great deal of disposable income among teen agers, he said Cohen said Thursday his lawyer adv ised him not to speak ut>out the situation because his daughter fairs charges of underage gambling But he said earlier he had tried everything to help his daughter who lives with her mother in New York Citv Canyon Middle School Prmcipa1 Roy Lmnartr led a tour of media folks through the ne* CMS building inc udrng the mechanical room pictured on Thursday The students and faculty are in the process of moving into the ne* schoo which is almost complete Open house and dedication are set tor Get 24 (Photo by Deryi Clark) Domino’s to give to Comfund for pizzas sold by Oct. 31 Domino s Pizza w ill help the Comal County Coni Fund Drive by donating one dollar for every pizza thev sell to the county w ale fund drive The program to support the more than 2o social and human service agencies depending on C om Fund lasts until ix t U according to Jackie Alford Domino > Pizza store mat • KC I Hunin count co held urit dollar d behalf ( Hie (ii New Br aunt** Pizza ask; •us for Dom that an im) v Pi; ipai Her Hon tx* :he rn t tx* ler p ipon mail'd for eat r I would like SI to be donated to Comal County ComFuno tor each pizza I have ordered I ordered    pizza(s)    today for a total of$    to    be    given    to    Com    Fund NAME ADDRESS I NBU is searching for site for water treatment plant New Braunfels Ct slit ie' i s sear alternat I vi '*.uit e of water in case supporting the aquifer and I rn ching lur the right plat e for a surface (tx* aquii *r Im*. (Hiles unusable pres set! Ait I Uxor think mg and t heir water treatment plant I •enerat s< ihn w 111 meet with John sjns til actions it s very gu t if > mg he Manager Bob Soh!) said I huts day ii uadalui x* Blanco River Authority said I th nk it s vers progues SIV e There ar** about tour : liferent general manager in vt week to thinking sites that we \e sort of turret ixi for a discuss j urchaslng atx>ut at re (.BRA a1 so is pl ann mg a w ater treatment plant he said s Hoi up feet of w ater from Canyon Lake an treatment I (ant to tx* bx ated on I .ake dated the ABI Board of I ruslees Dually to the treatment plant Dunlap T "eated walt *r from the earlier this week atxiut tfic v stalin The pi ant will cost an estimated facility wll tx- used f y the G ’ een tion prix ess He said final pl ant silt* lion atxi treat 6 million Valley Wa ler supply ( orpora hon has not !x*en determined but of gallons o f treated waler daily V por which sen es th** struth w estern por finals are continuing the sear ch hon of t tie recent 4 million bond hon of tiua dal ope ( our dy and J arts Th*- general manager 'aul tie has I SS Ut" ii I tx- used foi the projet t It of Comal Cc runtv been busy working out other details tx- financed in part bv mon* Edwards I ndergrc >und vs ater for the plant He met last w« ek witll than $7* x"«)0 from NHI s water I >ist net t*ui rd of direct* rs and of hers stat** officials alroot transfer -mg the resource development fund have prupo sod joint pi a retention ming (or sur city s water rights to the (.u ildalupe Spec hi I bur shay credited NIU of fact* water l'tx* prop nj sa I River from ti)** < omal River finals w til Uh- foresight to construct tor joint p anning by I tx* Fdw anis The plant will tx* built upst earn of a surfa* * water treatment plant in tx >ard and ail entitles r flying or the the Comal River tx** ails*- it i s piano stead of continuing to rely on the aquifer is reliance of intended lo head off ed to reduce tlx* city s reliant e on the aquifer the aquife r whit h is edwards Aquifer and pro\ I de an It s a very positive step lhev re considered a finite resew, i r i e Out of town Mr and Mrs. Robert R Zavala; 1520 Daisy Lane 7-pound, SAHince boy, Brooke Army Medical Center; Oct 13 Seniorvolunteer program seeking help for agencies i The Retired Senior Volunteer Program. sponsor**d by the Comal County Community Fund, currently ha' 43 active volunteers in Comal County These volunteers have donated many many hours of community services to 14 non profit agencies and health care facilities in Comal County However the!e are many volunteer opportunities still to tx* filled Are you 60 years of age or older Are you retired and have a few hours a week to donate to your com rn unity’1 Perhaps RSVP can assist you in finding a volunteer position that lx*st suits your time and talents In addition. RSVP can provide you with meal and mileage reimbursements if requested, free liability insurance while volunteering a quarterly newsletter etc The following non profit agencies have some in teresting volunteer opportunities - The New Braunfels Police Department would like to find some volunteers to tx* clerks This position would require some typing filing entering data on a computer (if a volunteer can type this skill can tx-easily learned), assisting the public, answering the phone and using the duplicating machine - The RSVP Program is going to assist the Senior Citizens Center in New Braunfels with its home delivered meals program Volunteers art* needed to deliver the meals on the first, third, and fifth Fridays of each month A total of 15 volunteers are needed It would take approximately 11 * hours to deliver one route (12:15 to 1:45 p rn ). To volunteer for this pro gram call Lamia Ross or Naomi Zimmerman at *.29 1161 or I a*s Thom at 629 4711 Teen Connection has some g*xxl volunteer ap portumties A volunteer receptionist is needed to assist tins ageru y with light typing ptxme answering filing working with clients and occasionally helping with sjxvial mailings A volunteer is needed for four hours each week Sp*** tai training w ill tx* provided by Teent annection staff Idle Teen Connection Thrift Shop also needs volunteer assistance Volunteers would tx* asked to sort out and mark items for sale run the cash register and keep the store orderly Volunteers are needed on Tuesdays Wednesdays and Saturdays from lo a rn until 3 p rn (Shifts cold tx* from lo a rn to 12 to p rn or I to I p m The Comal County Health Department would like to find a volunteer or volunteers to assist with its registration during the immunization clinics Pro spective volunteers would tx* asked to do light filing and other clerical work Volunteers should possess pa hence and tx* able to work well with the public Volunteers are needed on Tuesdays from 2 to 6 p rn and on Wednesdays from IO a in to noon and from 2 to 4pm These are just a few of the community ’s volunteer needs Persons interested in one or more of these volunteer jobs may contact the RSVP office by calling 379-0300 (collect i, or by writing to Ted Wolber. RSVP, P O Box 3530 Texas Lutheran College Seguin. Texas 78155 ;