New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 20, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas
Herald-Ze/funp, New Braunfels. Texas
Tuesday. October 20.1987
Comal River..........................412 (up 5)
Canyon Lake inflow...................321 (up 3)
Canyon Lake outflow................600 (same)
Canyon Lake level.............902.40 (down .30)
Edwards Aquifer..............627.86 (down .02)
"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.
SOUTH TEXAS: Decreasing clouds and quite cool tonight with showers or thunderstorms ending and winds diminishing slightly. Mostly sunny Wednesday. Highs today 60s north...80s south...70s elsewhere. Lows tonight near 40 Hill Country...60s lower coast and lower Rio Grande Valley .. 40s and 50s rest of South Texas. Highs Wednesday in the 60s.
WEST TEXAS: Mostly fair far west through Wednesday. Clear and cold most sections tonight. Partly cloudy with widely scattered thunderstorms southeast tonight. Mostly fair and warmer Wednesday. Highs today mid 50s north to the upper 60s southeast to the mid 70s far west to the lower 80s along the Rio Grande. Lows tonight mid 30s north to the mid 40s south and the low 50s near the river. Highs Wednesday mainly in the 60s except mid 70s far west to near 80 along the Rio Grande.
NORTH TEXAS: Skies clearing from the west and north by this afternoon. Much cooler today with highs ranging from around 60 west to around 70 southeast. Clear and very cool tonight with lows generally in the 40s Mostly sunny but cool on Wednesday with highs in the 60s
Extended Forecast Thursday-Saturday
SOUTH TEXAS: Thursday
through Saturday mostly fair Thursday and Friday partly cloudy Saturday. A slow warming trend with highs Thursday and Friday from the 70s north to the 80s south.. 80s most sections on
Saturday. Lows from the 50s north to the 60s south.
NORTH TEXAS: Thursday through Saturday mostly fair. Cool nights with lows in the upper 40s and lower 50s. Mild afternoons with highs in the lower and mid 70s
WEST TEXAS: Thursday
through Saturday partly cloudy with near normal temperatures Thursday through Saturday. Panhandle ...lows around 40 and highs upper 60s. South Plains ..lows in lower 40s and highs around 70. Permian Basin...lows mid and upper 40s and highs mid 70s. Concho Valley...lows around 50. Highs mid 70s. far west...lows mid 40s and highs mid 70s. Big Bend area...lows around 40 mountains to around 50 lowlands Highs around 80 along the river to around 70 mountains.
Early today scattered showers and thunderstorms produced by an upper level disturbance dampened portions of the Edwards Plateau, the Hill Country and north central Texas
The cold front extended from the northeast corner of Texas down through the south central part of the state into the middle Rio Grande Plains Scattered showers and thunderstorms were also occurring in the vicinity of the front in the northwest sections of South Texas
Elsewhere widely scattered showers were observed in the gulf off the lower Texas coast while fair skies covered the remainder of the Lone Star state
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meters, the city will charge the complex according to the number of units.
Toth said if she would have known about the rate change earlier, she could have changed the charges to cover the additional expense. She added that residents in the complex are upset because they think the charge is unfair and at least one resident is considering begining a petition drive protesting the new rates.
— A battery and its cover were stolen from a motorcycle Sunday in the 1500 block of U.S. 81 West The items were valued at $65. according to New Braunfels police reports
— Police Sunday investigated a report that sometime late last week fuel was siphoned out of a private plane at New Braunfels Municipal Airport The lost fuel was valued at $21
— Theft of a bicycle and weedeater occurred early Sunday morning The items were stolen from a front porch in the 1000 block of Dunlap Drive and were valued at $340
— A photo and frame were the only items listed as stolen in a reported burglary of a residence that occurred Saturday in the HOO block of Bridge Street
— Police Sunday morning arrested Allan Wayne Parker. 45, of Houston. on a charge of Class C assault following a report of a family disturbance at a hotel in the 1000 block of Interstate 35 East.
— A passenger window w as smashed out and a radar detector removed from a car Saturday evening in the 200 block of West Jahn Street
— Criminal mischief to an auto was reported late Saturday evening in an employee parking lot on Porter Street
— A car stereo and amplifier were stolen from a vehicle Saturday morning at an apartment complex on Castlewood Drive, at a loss of $234
— Two reports of thefts of beer, one from a convenience store in the IOO block of East Common Street another two hours later at a grocery store in the SOO block of West San Antonio Street, both gave identical descpn-tions of a white 1986 pickup truck us-
ed by the suspects
— A rear car license plate was reported stolen Saturday in the IOO block of North Hackberry Street
— Damage to several vehicles overnight Friday in the 6ou block of West San Antonio Street was estimated at $650 where windows were broken and a dash was damag ed during the theft of a radio
— Criminal mischief was reported at a residence Saturday morning in the 400 block of West Mill Street
— Criminal mischief occurred overnight Friday at a business in the 400 block of North Guenther Street where a fence and truck were damaged
— Three bicycles valued at $195 were stolen overnight Friday from the front yard of a residence in the 400 block of North Hickory Street
— Criminal mischief was reported overnight Friday at a home on Mission Drive
— A bike was stolen Saturda> afternoon reported a 14-yearold who said he had left it outside a discount store in the HOO block of Interstate 35 West
— A subject wielding a small-caliber automatic pistol entered a woman s home Friday evening but left without causing her any physical harm The incident occurred in the 200 block of U S 81 West
Persons with information regar ding any unsolved felony crime are asked to call Crime Stoppers at 630 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 $1,000 for information that leads to an arrest and grand iury indictment of persons committing felony crimes.
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Mrs. Franklin Kriewaldt has been named chairman of the Texas State Junior Festival, a statewide music competition to be held May 21, 1988, in San Antonio. Students from across the state have been selected as outstanding in their home districts will compete for All State honors for violin, piano, flute, dance, organ, voice and other instrumental talents. Many of kriewaldt's students are eligible, a testament to her teaching skills and the virtuosity of New Braunfels young musicians....
It s that time again. Christmas really is just around the corner The Boy Scouts of Troop 133 are already helping to get the people of this area in the holiday spirit with their annual greenery sales Money will be used to send Scouts to camp and buy camping equipment Members of Troop 133. sponsored for 60 years by First Protestant Church, are taking orders from their neighbors and from some businesses Others who want to order wreaths. 7-foot garlands, bags of holly or decorator’s kits < filled with cuttings of fir. holly, pine cones and ribbon) may contact a troop member of any of the Scoutmasters Troop 133 Scoutmasters are Hoff mann. 625-7502. Jack Reinarz, 625-7511. Nathan Rhemlander. 629-9040 or Mike Kohlenberg at 625-6580 Scouts will take orders through Oct 27 and the fresh greenery should arrive from Washington within the first seven to lo days of December Scouts will call customers to set up delivery times and you can pay for the greenery at that time
Tom Schoolcraft Guadalupe County Rempublican Party chair man. announces that persons who wish to file for precinct chairmen may begin filing to be placed on the ballot for next spring s primary election ’’
Persons who wish to file for coun tv chairman may begin filing on Dec 3 he said All applications must be filed no later than Jan 4 1988 at 6 p rn The applications for filing are available from Schoolcraft he can be reached by telephoning 379-9667 Applications must be filed with Schoolcraft or executive secretary Polly Crugnale in the Schertz area 658-6028
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districts to provide emergency services.”
The chamber also will actively support the proposed water-related recreation district within the northern two-thirds of Comal County.
Other amendments getting the chamber’s support include state financing of development and production of Texas products and businesses, exemption of certain personal property not held or used for production of income from ad valorem taxation, definition by the Legislature of all purposes of govern
mental and proprietary functions of a municipality, issuance of general obligation bonds for projects and improvements related to the Super Collider research facility, and issuance of $400 million in Texas Water Development Bonds for water supply, quality and flood control purposes
Another report to the directors showed Comal County has moved up to rank 22nd among Texas 254 counties in expenditures from visitors. Comal County in 1986 saw tourists and visitors spend $86,234,000, according to a study done for the Texas Tourist Development Agency by the Bureau of Business Research,
University of Texas at Austin
“Apparently, our advertising and promotional programs are paying off,” Conventtonand Visitor’s Bureau chairman Mike Dietert said.
The report shows that counties ranking higher than Comal County in total tourist dollars all have populations of 114,000 and greater with Comal County ranking just behind Mc-Clennan County, which is home base for City of Waco and Baylor University.
Also distributed at the Monday meeting were new city maps produced by the chamber and which are available at various locations at no charge
Southern Baptist group expels church that hired woman pastor
MEMPHIS. Tenn (AP) The local association of Southern Baptist churches expelled a congregation that hired a woman pastor, citing the Bible.
“The reasoning that was given is that it is not part of the Bible that women can have authority over men,’’ said the Rev Nancy Hastings Sehested. the newly appointed pastor of Prescott Memorial Baptist Church
About 4(H) delegates to an annual meeting of the Shelby County) Bap tist Association voted Monday night
to expel Prescott Memorial, which has 235 members The expulsion is part of a continu mg and often bitter debate within the Southern Baptist Convention over the role of women in the ministry The convention, whose more than 14.5 million members makes it the nations largest Protestant denomination, has resisted allowing female pastors Mrs Sehested. 36. is the first woman chosen as pastor of a Southern Baptist church in Tennessee and one of women nationwide
Nancy wants to go home/ but doctors won't let her
McKenna Memorial Hospital
Mr and Mrs harry pere/ 1339
Wald Road No ll 7 pound lo-ounce
Mr and Mrs Gene Scranton Route I. Box .445, McQueeney 7 pound. 13-ounce girl Mr and Mrs Mario Espinoza 2277 West Bridge Street 7 pound 9-ounce boy
Mr and Mrs Roland Vela 1339
W ald Road. No 17 8-pound 12-ounce boy
Mr and Mrs Buster Sherry 112
North Scenic l>oop Canyon Lake 7 pound 4-ounce girl Brad Cum rn and Vivian Gomez ‘2524 Katy. 8 pound boy Mr and Mrs Scott Sampler. 1042 Lindy 8-pound 4-ounce boy Mr and Mrs l/irenzo Gomez 305 Austin Street 7 pound, lo-ounce boy Mr and Mrs Thomas Rathborne 272 Pennsylvania 6-pound 13-ounce boy
WASHINGTON AP Nancy Reagan feels so gixxi just days after breast cancer surgery that “she thinks she can go home ” but she s been advised to remain in the hospital several days longer her spokeswoman says President Reagan predicted his wife would tx* hack home "rn a few days as he returned to the White House on Monday following a three hour visit with Mrs Reagan at Bethesda Naval Medical Center “She s just doing great a t>eam mg president called out to reporters Reagan, who says his wife s recovery is ahead of schedule greeted his wife of .45 years with a big kiss and hug according to Elaine Crispen the first lady s press secretary Presidential physician John Hutton reported earlier rn the day that Mrs Reagan s recovers is continuing \er> well and she feels wonderful The first lady underwent a modified radical mastectomy on Saturday to remove a cancerous left breast and several lymph nodes On Sunday Hutton reported that laboratory tests on the lymph glands showed her cancer had not spread and that her chances for a complete recovery were excellent
I rn feeling just great Mrs I rispen quoted the first lady as tell mg her Mrs Reagan is doing so well she thinks she can go home but we won t let her her spokeswoman ad ded with a chuckle
Mrs Reagan s doctors '■aid sin* should stay in the hospital from five to seven days in total Mrs Crispen said the first lady the daughter of a neurosurgeon and a stickler on getting the president to adhere to doctor s orders said she d go along w uh their adv ice Mrs Reagan has fx*en keeping busy during her stay in the hospital and is not at all down at>out has mg lost a breast Mrs Crispen said
We had a girl to-girl talk she believes it s a matter that each in dividual has to deal with Mrs Crispen said “She s got a good at titude
On Monday Mrs Reagan got her
first visitor outside her family long time friend Mary Jane Wick and has been keeping busy reading doing routine paperwork looking over her get well cards and flowers and chatting on the telephone with her children step children and friends Mrs Crispen said
Cables flowers and get well messages have arrived from around the world, ranging from opera star Luciano Pavarotti to former Redskin quarterback Joe Theismann to Washington politicians and leaders (nm) Sri Lanka Cyprus and Israel Mr^ Crispen said
The lesion in Mrs Reagan s breast that was found to tx* cancerous was detected in a routine mammography Oct 5
Breast cancer is a leading killer of women in the I mted stater \n estimated I .to <«x* new cases of breast cancer are expected this year and ti win women will dx* from the disease yearly according to the Ameriiani ancer society
The five year -urvi\al rate after treatment for Uxalt/ed breast cancer has risen steadily over past deiade^ to90percent the sos'lety sass
at the head of churches within the denomination, said Betty Dawson chairwoman of the board of deacons for Prescott Memorial “We are being set up as an exam pie for the whole Southern Baptist Convention to show what can happen to a church that doesnt follow the party line.” Mrs Dawson said The delegates stood to cast their votes and an exact count was not taken said the Rev Kenneth Story chairman of the association s creden tials committee “It was a visible majority, but not an overwhelming majority," he said Story said that allowing women as pastors goes against traditions of the denomination Southern Baptist op portents of women in the ministry have noted their belief that man was first in creation whtle woman was first in sin The executive board of the county association called last month for a review of Prescott Memorial s d<* trinal soundness
The Rev Adrian Rogers the prest dent of the Southern Baptist Conv en lion is from Memphis and the county anociation often meets at his IT tim member church Bellevue Baptist Rogers has not spoken publicly on Mrs Sehested s ability to *x*rvr as pastor He was elected on a fun damentalist platform and church conservatives have levi the debate against women pastors
Expulsion from the county assoria Hon will not alter Prescott Memorial s day today operation-The church issued a statement say mg Mrs Sehested will remair as pastor
We are absolutely convinced that God has led Nancy isefx-sted to us and we rejoice that she has accepted our call the statement said
Mrs .sehested moved to Memphis after serving as associate pastor of Oakhurst Baptist Church in Deialur
CISG board appoints committee to eye tax office consolidation
A three-person committee was named Monday night by trustees of the Comal Independent School Distil*. t to study the possibility of consolidation of the tax office
Board President Leroy Goodwin, who will chair the committee, ap pointed trustees Carter Casteel and Clay George to work with him on the project.
Administrators of the school dis-
Geneva Grace Rothwell
Funeral arrangements are pending at Doeppensehmidt Funeral Home for Geneva Grace Rothwell 77, of San Antonio She died Monday even mg at the Humana Metropolitan Hospital in San Antonio
Therman "Doc" Philpot
Graveside services for Therman “Doc” Philpot of Route 7, Box 618C, Canyon Lake, were held Friday at Cranes Mill Cemetery with the Rev Dean N Lloyd officiating Ar rangements were by Doep-penschmidt Funeral Home
Philpot, 84, died Oct 15, 1987, at Colonial Manor Care Center He was the son of Silas and Annie (nee Az bell) Philpot. Philpot was born Sept. 9,1903, In Peniel County, Texas, and married Myrtle Belier In Custom Okla . in 1938 An 18-year resident of Comal County, he was a selfemployed landscaper He was a member of the Baptist church.
Philpot is survived by his wife Myrtle Philpot of Canyon Lake step mother, Annie Philpot of Greenville two daughters. Rita Sue CTagchead of Canyon Lake and Mary Ann Kesterson and husband Lamar of Corpus Christi, a son. Donald la* Philpot and wife Tammy Lynn of Bulverde, brother. Curt Philpot of Greenville, half-brother. Ted Philpot of Phoenix, and three grandchildren Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society
Florence (Honey) Haag
Services for Florence (Honey) Haag of 850 Texas 46 S , were held at IO a m Tuesday at Doeppensehmidt Funeral Home with the Rev. Rodney Wells officiating. Burial followed at Guadalupe Valley Memorial Park Haag. 78, died Oct 18, 1987, at McKenna Memorial Hospital The daughter of Charles and WUhemina (nee Walker) Hoffman, she was bom June 2, 1909, in San An
tomo She married Clarence Haag on Jan 6, 1931, in San Antonio He preceded her in death on May 26, 1979
A resident of New Braunfels for 52 years, Haag was a housewife and a member of the First Protestant United Church of Christ, Elks Ladies Auxiliary, and Gay Forties, and was an Oma in the Wurstfest Association
She is survived by two daughters. Marilyn Shepherd and husband Bruce of New Braunfels, and Rosemary Kissel and husband Wallace of Houston, a son, Jerry Haag and wife Patty of New Braunfels, two brothers, Leroy Hoffman and Herbert Hoffman, both of San Anotnio, numerous nieces and nephews, nine grandchildren, and eight great grandchildren
Memorials may be given to the Elks Crippled Children Hospital or the First Protestant United Church of Christ
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summer activities on the Guadalupe River and Canyon Lake
Not only is Comal County in the 22nd spot in a total of 254 counties statewide but in all counties ahead of Comal, populations are higher than 114.000 persons more than twice that lot ally The study further shows that Comal County is only 5 7 percent behind McClennan County, home of Waco and Baylor University and is dosing the gap on Webb County
‘ We’re up there with the big boys,” said Tom Purdum. chamber executive vice president “I’m tickled to death that we have surpassed Kerr County ”
In 1983, Comal County ranked 36th statewide in tourist dollars spent with a reported annual estimate of $50 million The most recent report stated that 1,447 jobs are created locally as a result of tourism That figure does not include jobs partially supported by the travel industry Those employment figures according to the report, generated $17,753,000 In Comal County dur tog 1986. while local tax receipts from those visitors totaled nearly $2 million
Middle School. Connie Bncmer, principal at Bulverde Middle School, and Dr Allen Tieken. director of personnel
The committee is charged *ith reviewing personnel files (rf tethers and determining who is eligible to receive career ladder remuneration
Trustees approved pas morn to
ClaussA'arpentcr, Carruih A Hover in trict have already solicited, and re- the amount of $60.712 00 for conceived. proposals from both the struction work at Canyon High Comal County Tax Assessor-Collee - School; to I aw urn Avila Constructor and the Comal Appraisal District lion Co in the amount of SMK,704 (Kl for consolidation of the C I S D lax ft* *ork at the new Smithson Valley office wuh one of these enuucs School; to Cahaba Construe uon
The consolidation is being consul- Co in the amount of SI 21,1 KH (I) fur ered to coincide with the retirement in new Canyon Middle School; and June of E. W Neuse. Jr . who has 10 Bradley/Zuxchlag Architects in the served as tax assessor-collector for amount °f $9,824 21 for work per-C.I.S.D. since its inception formed during September
In other business, the district's In related acuon, the school board
trustees nominated S D. David and voted to retain McChcsncy A Assoc!-Kaymond Soechling as candidates for ates Architects lo begin planning for the Comal Appraisal District. Each of the renovation of the present Smithson toe incumbents has been nominated to Valley High School into toe new serve another two-year term Smithson Valley Middle School it is
Following the passage of Senate anucipaled that the new high school Bill 267, which authorizes taxing enu- w,jj ^ completed in January, and ues to charge up to S IO per tax ceitifi- renovation 0f the old building will be cate, the C.I.S.D. trustees voted Mon- done during the spring semester beday night to increase school district fore middle school students move charges from $4 to $8 per certificate onto the campus in September 1988.
‘The other taxing enuucs, includ- Trustees approved the resigna-
rng the county, NBJ SD and the turns of Deborah A Barnett, teacher city, will be changing lo $8 per certif!- and Temjcanne Johnston, associate cate,” Neuse told the school board, school psychologist Both were as-“We would like to go along with the Slgned to Bulverde Elementary rest of the taxing enuues and charge School. Kathryn K. Enke was em-$8 per certificate.” ployed as a leacher for that school.
Dorothy Curtis, director of special The next regular meeting of the educauon for C I.S D., was named to C.l.S.D board of trustees will be held the district's career ladder committee. Nov. 16 at 7:30 p.m. at Smithson She joins other members Dr. Ron Valley High School. It will be pre-Hayworth, teacher at Smithson Valley ceded at 6:30 p.m. with a reception for High School (chairman); Jean 1987 Teacher of the Year Harvey S taut/en berger, teacher at Canyon Kalich.