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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 3, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas Our staff is out on a limb for football in Friday's H-Z New Braunfels iii Vol 134 No 171 » omal County F. mer gene y Children s Mwdtei \s Bridge ‘'till iM***d- a few items II \uu have any tit tm* following and you don t need them you ran donate to this lav exempt organization ami take it od vour income tax as a chantable contribution a toy chest tile cabinet I>ook i as#* tvj>**wnter radio tai** recorder curtains freezer lamps three new pillows lawn furniture six small trash tans ami om* or two large trash cans broom mop dust pans cleaning suppl k*s ca rims I goods ami min I«<*r.shuttle foodstuffs queen size *« as single tw*d pi ast t* mattress covers and pillow cox et' t*>\s ami i s is clothing for ages 4 10 (wan .•J t hairs am! c urtain rods Among Hie folks ti ho box e cain ti Outed to the shelter lo date in » .< ling door prizes or food for the ta rf lee ue fund rais#*r last wwk are hraus#* si ate VV u«*sl s market Hut* ber Boy Meat Market (HR store sis Halt Kixer Bend K» Maurant Liz/a Kxpress Crane Mill Mt«er glass Crane s Inn Jerry M sire I ai kit* lit Jim Harker hits Big I ountry Pizza 1 arpenter s Hardware 1 anion ! ake Art Mippix i any tin Lake 11anim » mter ami h rank s Place Arrowhead heme and Custom I **m e companies donated material! ami !at«*r for the stwltefx use ' u« Ne.* Braunfels Volunteer k in is-parfnlent sprnt the last af term* 1 •■>1 so inst al I ma mini blindsvc »r«* M Thursday September 3. 1987 25 Cents One Section 16 Pages Wurst paint job Canyon Lake boy listed as critical after collision \ Canyon Lake eighth grader is listed in critical condition a? a San Antonio hospital following a truck motorcycle accident Wednesday evening near Hancock Matthew J Middleton 14 who at tends Mountain A alley Middle .schoc rn maltier was transferred to Brooke \rmy Medical Center at Ft Sam Houston with multiple head and in ‘ernal injuries follow mg the 7 to p rn aes dent on Hie lake s northside Middleton s i*c i Honda mot on vile st uck .he side of a 974 Dodge pickup driven by Richard Rinehart 22 also of ( any on Lake The accident occurred on Hillcrest Drive just west of Inspiration Department of Public Safety reports were incomplete as of presstime today but it was reported last night that Rinehart apparently did not "ee Middleton and pulled in front of him Rinehart was not in ju red The 1987 Comal County Pair hasn t even arrived yet and the town is already getting spruced up tor the 1987 edition of Wursttest 0 Brothers Inc ot San Antonio is pointing the root ot Wursthaile tor the WursPest Association 0 Brothers specializes in pain ting and sand- and water-blasting roots and watertowers Ray Ellis left and Norman Nevamme said the Wursthaile root will ta*e approximately 260 gallons of buff white 60 gallons of brown and 60 gallons of red for the letters (Photo by Deryi Clark) NB couple suing river authority over auto mishap i on#* in more wavs than < g with I hr blond clr tv «♦ a! 4 Inn s parking U4 from » to k tonight f»>th Pm f* (Buis amt >« In* Lago arr planning •cut ar !H s tropin A *> s»« tai ion at X I Irs I'm h'Bsfs lf) New C lf f* s c„ts alf rads plated a tot** i ' at Hit storr to k«**-p tabs of ’unbutton* to MUA tm Saturday •rn IO to 4 Pm h*unis wtil la* iii** it* of a dunking    arni    from *2 p rn Hoi N I Hists will play ’a- to!»• tmu! d w ill fa- up ail *rt-krtid and a fish tam I will ta- at :ti* store for eontrtbuliom Lh**ne inks will I a* i»pm !rom lo ut sun lax lught to f* p rn Monday amt lh** store will fa* open JI inuit v smilax So accept walk in pledge*. James lU-ere in c barg«* of th** events savs ’>« still needs volurtieers to wofk the pl a mes so v all him ut *.J** 42 rj On Monday tit** Marl/Mil** Stompers w I entertain at i kl and > p rn Call * • 4J I Sunday or Monday to make a pledge to MI > A Meanwhile foi all vou who want to go to a wiling ding J « adv cm Lake I* d Mu non at < asa In* I .ago is once again (tost mg a day full of fun al his establishment i<* ginning at noon sun*tax with pro t feds to go lo MI VA Along w Uh lots ti! food and an auction Blere will tie games ftii the ch lid i en (nought bv the i any tm Lake Volunteer Fire I n pat tu rin Adults may participate* iii Bm- dr aw digs foi dinners at t asa In* Lago and other items Kenny ted* will take Bm* stage Bom 5 to lo , tit for I a coup!* and ll ■*> for senior citizens Ifw shettei siill n«***ds some volunteer help and you c an arrange to t»e one bv c ailing I H*hia I eRI.uu at *<29 *i2I I or Bm* sfwltet at »»_*** Ut, Vi V a h*Ki \ country western dante is sclieduled for Bus Sunday .it L ne station No I on f NI rn* at < any on I ake Kenny Dale and Dave Ilioinp stilt will perform along with a special mystery guest appearance Admission is S i a person or couple II »o tor senior citizen cowtioys and I ow girls The money laised will go to support muscular dystrophy research and progi anis I here will ire lots ot good biod like tacos fa See St AMM! ISCH Page J Expenses drop, revenue up for N BU in fiscal 1987 The New Braunfels I Ditties had a** they sax a very giMnt xear f x ;rns»*s were down during the last I.** al year that ended in July and revenues were up Jeff Thom spun NHI * ad ministrative director said the system is now in a f«e'tet t ush post lion Blan it wa*. a year ago One month after the end of Bit* terns# fiscal year NIB officials preset it eel tfM-ir annual finane lal rector! earlier this week Accounts receivable have mc Teas ed aik1 accounts payable have Its reused Thompson -.ald NIU s contingency fund has increased by UL* i«M and Bm* water resource development fund has increased from I4M to I *w> ix«l Vie are in a significantly t**lt**r cash position than last year Hiompson said He added that the amount of funds transferred lo Hie ct ty has mc reused bv 4 perc ent Dm* change in collection schedules has fM-lped improve NHI s financial situation he said Aug I marked the tieginning of NBL s ih*w fisc al year him* month after Bm* utilities changed its deadline for bill payments to later rn Bm* month The move was plump fest to a« commodate persons paid at Bm* end of Bm* month and senior citizens wtio reb on monthly retire merit payments or Ne* tai Sen urity checks wit! which to pay their utility bills I really do think it worked said I hoi up son said N Bl changed its col lection schedule moving the pay inent deadline fnmi the aith of each month to Hie fourth C ustomers iii theMMB HEW BRAUNFELS UTI Ll TIES sec cmd hilling cycle must pay their bills by the lhth of the month instead of the iith thompson said the nu»nt**r ot past lur accounts has dropped by ll pet cent in Bm* last year NHI also has experienc ed a major drop in fuel costs for electrical generation during the last year Thompson said fuel costs went from Sit million to J ast more than SIU million representing a 22 percent drop I Hit mg the last fisc al year the utilities system increased rates for sewage services and for electricity NKI officials are planning to request a sewage rate increase again this year NBL is trying to set rates on a cost of service basis adjusting rales periodically rather than waiting until the need tor additional funds is over whelming Thompson said NHI has dont* an unprecedonted amount of work in our sewer system in the last two years ** NHI tM*gan a major project lo im prove the West Fir! sewage system The first phase of Bm* project mciud ed an extensive study of the system using smoke testing to loc ate leaks in pipes The second phase of Bm* pro J eel will make repairs to th** main sewage collection lines in that por Bon ot the city and is expected to cost S MSI CIM) some ot th** surplus funds trom last year sp*** dually the water resource development fund will lie used tool! set expenses of proposed projects The water resource development fund will be used to help finance a 15 ;> million surface water treatment plant The Fdwurds Lnderground Water District also has a fund to help develop water resources and NBL of tic talk are trying to obtain financial assistance from the district In the electric ai department NHI increased kilowatt sales to residen Bal customers by u5 percent sales to commercial customers increased by 1.1 8 percent Thompson said com inertial waler usage increased and the nullifier of water accounts in creased by 2 percent NHI s ialior costs for the last fiscal year came in I Hi) percent under budget We ll have a tietter year this com mg veal said NHI s General Manager Bot) Sohn \ New Braunfels couple has filed a .aw sud against laiwer Colorado River Authority and an employee ut LL RA for damages resulting from an auto accident nearly two years ago Fred and Mary Garcia flied the negligence petition Tuesday in the 2u7th state Distru * Court 'Hi Bm* evening of Nov ii IMH,). Mrs Garcia was walking across the parking lot of Jack In The Box at .2*m > M*gum \ slight rain was fall rig and Bx#* >t reels were wet ac cording to police reports Th** suit states that as Mrs Garcia w diked across the parking area n(m* was struck by an LCRA own«*d vehi x I** driven by Franklin Mosel also ut New Braunfels She reportediy sui fered hip and arm fractures as well as back injuries in the accident Mosel retired trom LCRA last Mon day according to a spokesman for the Austin based electric generating firm The petition filed in district court does not seek a specific damage amount asking only for ‘ damages in a sum in excess of the minimum jurisdictional limits of the court plus interest at the legal rate to cover court costs The sud claims some of Mrs Gar cia s injuries are permanent in nature and that she has been physically impaired The suit asks for monetary compensation for her injuries and the couple s physical, financial and emotional suffering Crime Stoppers offers reward in murder case The stabbing death almost a year ago of a 14 year old Sallier area girl continues to baffle county law en forcemenl officials who thought they had their nun an illegal alien who was eventually no billed by a grand jury and released to federal im migration authorities Du* unsolved murder is this week s Grime Moppers crime of th** w**ek c rime Stoppers is a privately fund ed non-profit association that seeks to solve felony crimes through anonymous information Grime Stop pets is offering a reward of up to $1 uuu (or information provided by Parenfs of girl mauled by mounfain lion suing for $5 million damages Hie Menu CLASSI KO 13 IS comes 12 CROSSWORD J DLAR ARRY 4 ENTERTAINMENT. ... ........4 KALEIDOSCOPE 79 SCRAP ROOK ........I SPORTS IOU Dm* parents of a S year old girl, mauled by a mountain lion two years ago in Comal Lark have tiled a 15 million lawsuit against the govern ment iii Literal court The negligence lawsuit was tiled Tuesday in San Antonio by Charles and Darlene Keller of Klmendori The suit claims the government should have had supervision at the park and should not have allowed the lions to roam tree Comal Park is operated by the I S Army Corps of engineers Their daughter. Charlie was J years old when Bu* family arui other relatives were visiting the park on Aug 12.1985 According lo reports of Bm* incident, another couple entered Bm* park with two mountain lions one male arui one female on leashes The male lion and Bu* child neared each other The animal became excited and suddenly leaped on the child tearing her from the arms of a relative The girl was severely mauled rn the incident, suffering a skull fracture arni multiple head and face lacerations The lions were owned by Michael iHlea of Wetmore, a small community located just mirth of San Antonio in Bexar County sept 11 that leads to an arrest and indictment on this week sc ase (in the morning of Sept 28 1986 the mother of Tanaya Otterpohi returned home with several friends and discovered Tanaya missing W hile looking for her daughter Ms Otterpohl found blood stains on the child s bedroom floor and a trail of blood that led from the family s mobile home The comal County Sheriffs office was called and after a brief search her body was found in a wooded area See MURDER Page JTacking up the totals james Beere of New Braunfels pen Foods prepares the tote hoard tor this Labor Day Weekend’s Muscular Dystrophy Association telethon Pen Foods is sponsoring a weekend full of activities for the MOA including a dunking booth Saturday from 10 to 6, live band Hot N Dusty Saturday afternoon from 3 to 7. ant a fish bowl for contributions. A phone bank will be set up trom 10 30 Sunday night to 6 Monday night at 629-4232 and the store will be open all night Sunday Beere said anyone wishing to volunteer to answer phones Sunday night may call him at 629-4232 to let him know. On Monday the Starkville Stompers will entertain at 3:3 and 5 p m. The tote board, which will reflect local dollar! raised, will be up at the stort through Monday. (Photo by Deryl Clark). ;