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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 4, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas Page 2    Herald-Ze/fung    New    Braunfels.    Texas    Friday,    September    4,    1987 Weather__ Water Watch Comal River.....................407    cfs (same) Canyon Lake inflow............891    cfs    (down    59) Canyon Lake outflow.............809    cfs (same) Canyon Lake level............ 909.94*    (down .06) Edwards Aquifer.............. 628.07    (down .02) * Because of the high lake level, repairs to Corps of Engineers parks and several boat ramps are now taking place. Boat ramps at Comal Park and Cranes Mill Park are open, along with the western boat ramp at Potters Creek Park. North Park and Jacobs Creek Park are open for camping and portions of Cranes Mill Park are open to the public. Grants Continued from Page I ‘The name of the game is creation of new jobs, not preservation of existing jobs,” Michie said about grant eligibility, adding that community development funds are not available to help save existing in dustries. Community Development Block Grants are awarded to help cities fund projects which improve the economic conditions and quality of life of low to moderate-income residents Michie said city officials plan to apply for block grants available to fund capital improvement pro jeets He said the city is pursuing funds to help finance a West End drainage project Block grants are allocated to benefit the highest concentration of low to moderate income residents Thieleinan said there are groups of low to moderate-income families in different areas throughout the city. but the highest concentration lives in the West End The city manager said he is planning a neighl)orhood meeting in the West End within a couple of months to discuss a drainage project 'Our first step w ill be to designate the area of the West End that will benefit the most from the money, he said * We're trving to designate some specific streets As soon as we get Wal Mart out of the way. then we ll get on the West End drainage project New Braunfels could receive between $300,000 to $500,000 in community development funds Michie said that amount will cover only the beginning of ex tensive drainage improvements needed in the West End “I would like to see this being the first phase, or first step, on the West End drainage improvement Michie said He added that once grant funds are used to complete preliminary improvements, then a t>ond election w ill l>e needed to allocate additional funds Chamber of Commerce President Jean Pteu*- dent Clit Steagad cut the ribbon on the hrs* fer and John Seidel of the school advise st dav of school at the Christian Acade' Christian Academy starts the year with a brand new school building rown from » student: ■ ho started class**'. Nit I- allowing I hr ribNm cutting eremom the s. bool children Forecast SOUTH TEXAS: Sunny and hot Saturday, highs in the upper 80s to near 90 coast. 90s inland. Fair and mild tonight, lows in the upper 50s to near Bo Hill Country. 70s coastal plains. 60s inland WEST TEXAS:    Chance    of thunderstorms Panhandle Satur day. otherwise partly cloudy through Saturday. No significant temperature changes Lows tonight lower BOS panhandle to mid Bds elsewhere except mid 50s mountains Highs Saturday upper 80s north and far west to mid 90s along the Rio Grande except mid 80s mountains NORTH TEXAS Fair Friday night Sunny and warm Saturday Lows in the mid to upper Bos Highs in the mid to upper 90s Extended Forecast Sunday-Tuesday SOUTH TEXAS Fair to partly cloudy with scattered daytime showers and thundershowers coastal plains Monday and Tuesday Highs in the 90s. 80s along the coast Lows in the 70s. Bos in the hill country XX FST TEXAS Slight chance of showers or thunderstorms north and far west Otherwise partly cloudy with a cooling trend Lows in the 50s and Bos Highs in the 70s and 80s. except in the 90s in the Big Bend volunteer fire departments The county will now charge per sons $15 for any check returned for non-sufficient funds The state enacted legislation earlier this year authorizing county governments to establish such policy The SIS fee is the minimum authorized by the state In other action, commissioner ap and warm with increasing humidities Sunday and Monday. A chance of thunderstorms extreme north late Monday and entire area Tuesday Not quite as w arm Tuesday Low temperatures in the up per Bds and lower 70s. Highs in the lower and mid 90s Sunday and Monday falling into the 80s Tuesday Texas Weather The majority of the state continued to have hot weather, but the mixing of two weather system s cooled off parts of West Texas, the National Weather Ser vice said Skies were mostly clear and winds were light at 5 mph to IO mph Temperatures were mostly in the Bos and 70s But in the Southwest Texas mountains the readings were lower The readings were the result of mixed weather systems that resulted in high level clouds over west and centeral Texas At 4 a rn the temperatures ranged from a cool 51 degrees at Marfa in the Big Bend to 79 degrees at the Naval Air Station in Corpus Christ i Thunderstorms were expected today in the southwest and in most of west West Texas Mostly sunny days and fair nights should con tinue in north and South Texas proved the following correction plat on Canyon Lake Estates, vacate and replat lots 74 lots Pct 4 - a change fund of $50 for all departments requiring or desiring such line item transter in Treasurer s budget tor a cash drawer formally accepted a 4o toot right-of-way from the railroad in Hunter Births McKenna Memorial Hospital Mr and Mrs Dale Wiederstein of Seguin; B pound, 15 ounce girl; Aug 30. Mr and Paul Espinoza; 614 Bavarian Drive; 6-pound. 11-ounce girl; Sept I Mr and Mrs Marc Powell; 353 S. Hackberry; 7 pound. 15 ounce girl. Sept I Mr and Mrs. Roy Saldivar; 983 W Coll; 7 pound. 12 ounce girl Sept 3 Mr and Mrs Wayland Chappel; PO. Box I486. Canyon Lake. 6-pound. 5-ounce girl. Sept 3. Mr and Mrs Scott Clinch. 814 Gruene St 8 pound, 2-ounce girl Aug 26 Teen_ Continued from Page I Public Safety Trooper Jim Shea Rhinehart was attempting to pull forward out of a private drive onto Hillcrest Drive Shea said Middleton was approaching on Rhinehart s left side "Visibility was limited on the left due to some hedges and trees." said Shea "He Rhinehart tailed to yield and pulled out onto the st retd The kid on the motorcycle didn t have any time to react The accident oc curred around 7 3(1 p rn Wednes day Shea said charges may Ik* pen ding against Rhinehart He could face involuntary manslaughter charges, a third degree felony Middleton was not licensed to operate a motor vehicle but was wearing a helmet and the bike was street legal, according to Shea DPS officials here report the death as the fifth this year in Comal County compared to ll traffic deaths at this time last year Funeral services for Middleton J are scheduled for Saturday morn mg at IO a rn at St Thomas j Chapt*!, located at Canyon Lake Services are under the direction of I Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home I and interment w ill In* in Sts Peter | and Paul Catholic Cemetery He i> survived by his parents I Mr and Mrs James Middleton a sister Christine Middleton and : grandparents Mr and Mrs Jim | , Middleton of Bastrop and Mary ; McAleer ot Warwick R I Jean Pfeuffer president of the Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce and other chamber Blue Coats were on hand \ug 31 for the ribbon cutting officially opening the Christian Academy s new school The new building on Kerin k Lane is the culmination of work and prayer by all those involved in the school Seidel said during Monday s ribbon cutting ceremony Pfeuffer praised the school as one that t(‘aches old fashioned Vmencan values in a time wf**n those value** seem to t** slipping aw av There is no greater investment in our future Our country founded ort Christian principles and we want those principles instilled in our children Pfeuffer said Die school s enrollment has releases.} halloos in celebration of their new s< hist. The new a* little equipped with a gymnasium mu* nam. and new plavground can ho as many as Joe students Children from years old to the fifth grade attend Ute s* hoot Police Report NORTH TEXAS Partly cloudy County_ Continued from Page I New Braunfels police Thursday afternoon arrested Roger Anthony Sanchez. 25. of 550 West Bridge on charges of aggravated assault and third degree felony theft According to police reports Sanchez and his ex wife were driving toward Memorial Primary School when they begun arguing Sanchez reportedly began beating the woman She fled the car at tirst opportunity leav ing behind a bank bag containing store receipts from her place of employ ment totaling $2,695 Sanchez reportedly ordered her back in the car XX hen she declined to do so he took the bank bag. abandon ed the ear and fled into a field in the lion block of County Line Road The woman called police Officer An thony Celli found the man hiding in the field and brought him out When they discovered Sanchez had left the bag in the field they all went back and searched umtl they found it — Criminal mischief and miscellaneous theft was reported Thursday afternoon at a residence in the 1400 block of (Toss Street — Burglary of a motor vehicle oc curred overnight Wednesday at a us ed car lot on U.S. 81 East — Police Thursday evening arrested Tracey Langendorff. 17, of New Braunfels at a grocery store in the Boo block of South W alnut Street on a charge of Class C theft following Obituaries an alleged shoplifting incident Numeorus reports of criminal mischief to autos wert* reported to police Wednesday and Thursday at the following locations 200 block ot Seville Street New Braunfels High School too block of South \cademy Street Comal County Courthouse \nnt*x parking garage V 21 year-old female was beaten with fists early Thursday morning at a residence in the l5oo block of Lorelei Lane No arrests reported Theft of a license plate valuta Bon sticker which occurred late ast month in the Boo block of South Hill Street was report ed to police Tues day Eight pair of shoes were stolen in a burglary overnight Tuesday of a business in the *200 block of West San Antonio Street The items were valued at $435 Musical equipment valued at $2,450 was stolen from a business overnight Tuesday in the 25oo block of W est San Antonio Street Persons with information regar ding any unsolved felony crime are asked to call Crime Stoppers day or night, at 620 TIPS and speak to the of fleer on duty Callers remain com pletely anonymous Crime Stoppers pays rewards of up to SL000 tor m formation that leads to the arrest and grand iury indictment of persons committing felony crimes Stammtisch Oscar Charles Rapp Services for Oscar Charlet Rapp of Route 9. Box 103R at Canyon Lake will be at 2 p rn Saturday at the First Protestant United Church of Christ. w ith the Rev J Linwood Kennedy of New Braunfels officiating Burial will be in Mountain Valley Cemetery in Sattler Rapp, 64. died Sept 3, 1987, at McKenna Memorial Hospital. He w as born Feb 21, 1923. In Indian Gap to George R. and Hilda Louise nee Filers Rapp He married Carolyn Meckel in New Braunfels on Get 19, 1944 A Comal County resident for 40 years Kapp was a self-employed mechanical engineer and contractor He was a member of the First Protea tarn United Church of Christ and was a veteran of World War ll He also was a member of the Elks Lodge and the New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce He w as a charter member of the Wurstfest Association and was an Opa He was a lifetime member of both the Mission Valley Bow ling Club and the American legion Kapp also was a master plumber and journeyman plumber Survivors include his wife, Carolyn Kapp of Canyon Lake mother, Hilda Kapp of New Braunfels, three daughters. Janet Hutson of Brazoria. Christine McNeill of Canyon Lake and Carol Morisak of Hallettsville, one son Terry K Rapp of Canyon Lake, two sisters. Mrs Hilmar Seiler of Schertz and Ada Crowell, one brother, Gene Kapp of St Gabriel, Cal , 12 grandchildren and three great-children Visitation will be from 5 p m Erl day until 12 30 pm Saturday at Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home Memorials may be given to the First Protestant United Church of Christ or the charity of one s choice Continued from Page I I he ComFund board of directors will have a brown bag luncheon and planning session Wednesday sept * beginning at noon at the Herb Schneider room next to New Braunfels National Bank at loon N Walnut ComFund is off and running again this year and with everyone s support the drive can ta* every bit successful i»s last year s Here s a function Harold would love to attend The New Braunfels Business and Professional Women s Club wilt meet Wednesday Sept 9 in the Comal Room at the Holiday Inn beginning at 7 p rn Mid a reminder for those travel mg during this holiday weekend Please be careful and take your time getting to wherever it is you are going Department of Public Safety officials are expecting many highway travelers over the next several days so give yourself plenty of time to safely reach your destina tion Rememtier somebody back home loves and cares about you Synony mous with Labor Day of course is fund raising to benefit those afflicted with muscular dystrophy Locally. Pen Foods and Casa De Lago are planning MDA activities and fund raising efforts Tomorrow Pen Foods will house a dunking booth starting at IO a rn The popular and local. C&VX band Hot 'N Dusty will be performing The Swartzville Stompers will be kicking up their heels Monday at 3 30 p rn and 5 p rn Donations will be accepted at the store which will remain open 24 hours Sunday to ac* cept pledges A tote board at Pen Food will keep tabs on the gifts Casa De Lago on Sunday will hold a day of fun rn the sun featuring an auction with proceeds going for MOA There will be lots of food and games for the kiddos and all kinds of other goodies Kenny Dale will entertain that afternoon at 5 p rn for $5 per couple and $1 50 for senior citizens Also, a country western dance is slated for Sunday at Fire Station No I on FM 306 at Canyon Lake where Kenny Dale and Dave Thompson will perform Admission is $3 per person or couple and $1 50 for senior citizens There will be lots food and all pun (*«• muscular dy stroph Harold has ga/ts Ho hi ll and he vrs th* ugars and Range an tonight s tooth tinct *•• Wherever Feds raise discount rate W \SHI\G lf INXI*    I    he Federal Reserve signaling a tough stance against inflation under new Fed Chairman Man Gr»*enspan an no un red Unlay it wa' increasing its discount rate the interest it charges on loans to I s (inane tai institutions from 5 * percent to »> percent The increase the tirst in more than three years is eftee live immediate Iv In a brief statement the Fed said its decision reflects the intent of the Federal Reserve to deal effectively and in a timely way with potential in flalionary pressures The last increase in Rh* discount rate came on April s 1984 when it moved from 8 . percent to 9 percent Since then the rate has been cut seven successive times with the last reduction occurring a year ago on Aug 2u, 19H(> when it dropped from 6 percent to 5 5 percent The boost in the discount rate was likely to push a variety of mteres* rates including mortgage rates higher in the weeks ahead The announcement by the Fed on the discount rate was followed almost immediately by an nouncements by two large New York banks Chase Manhattan Bank and Chemical Bank that they were rais mg their prime business lending rates one half percentage point to 8 75 percent from 8 25 percent The increase in the discount rate came after a three week slide in the value of the dollar on foreign curren cy exchanges Many analysts had ex pected the Fed would lie forced to act to stabilize the falling dollar by pushing up interest rates in the United States Higher rates in this country' make dollar denominated investments more popular with foreigners who now hold a sizable percentage of C S debt This Interest rate scenario is similar to what happened last spring when Investor worries about inflation caused the dollar to decline on foreign exchange markets This led to a slump in bond markets that pushed interest rates sharply higher The h od *** decision to raise tire dis Count rate was approved on a 4 O vote with two board memt*ers Martha see get and Rotter! Heller absent I tie action was the first signify ant move the central bank has made since Greenspan replaced Caul X ult ker as chairman on Aug 11 increase in tire dl Hint rate I* tfre most dramatic move the t ftitfji bank i an make to signa. dx inter, turns to push rates higher as a Wav of keeping a t urb on inflationarv pressures in the economy our of tire major forces that has !**en pushing up prices this sear ha* t«een the falling dollar which l*«*sts the cost Amel .cans must pay tot foreign products WIC Continued from Page I that Jo percent of ( omal County residents or 9.(nu (Msrple live at or tie low the poverty level a lack of state funds prevented the program from coming to New Braunfels sooner The XX It program winch ser ves Comal County operates out of Nan Marcos and serves Hays Bastrop Caldwell and Guadalupe counties lire extension of tire program into this county came as a result J* rtien s work to instigate a local pre natal and well child program for low income residents The program was a prerequisite to the XX Ii progr am Buckle Up ;