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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 6, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas Page 2A Herald-Zeitung New Braunfels. Texas Sunday, September 6,1987WeatherWater Watch Comal River....................402 cfs (down 5) Canyon Lake inflow............852 cfs (down 39) Canyon Lake outflow.............809    cfs (same) Canyon Lake level............909.83*    (down .ll) Edwards Aquifer..............628.06 (down .01) ‘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. Forecast    and Tuesday, and 80s Wednesday. Lows upper 60s to low 70s. SOI TH JKX AS Mostly sunny    Texas    Weather and hot Sunday highs in the 90s. WF.S1 I EXAS Partly cloudy    Thunderstorms and showers ail sections Sunday No significant    dampened parts of Trans-Pecos etnpei ature changes Highs Sun    ancj Panhandle early Saturday. lay nud Hits Panhandle and mourn    m    most    of the state skies were ains to upper 90s along the Rio    clear, the National Weather Ser- g ramie    vice said NORTH TEXAS: Partly cloudy    w»nds were blowing into the and warm Highs during the days    state mostly from the southeast at in the 90s    speeds of 5 mph to 15 mph. the NWS said Extended Forecast    Temperatures were moslty in Monday-Wednesday    the 60s and 70s. with a few readings in the 50s over the higher Sot TH I EX A> Partly cloudy    elevates of the Trans-Pecos with scattered daytime showers    The 4 am state temperature and t hundet show ers mainly    extremes were a low of 57 degrees coastal plains Highs 90s    80s    al yjarfa an{j a high of 80 degress along coast Lows ms 60s Hill    at (*orpUS Christi Naval Air Counlr>    Station WEST TEXAS Widely scat tered showers or thunderstorms    Cloudiness was expected in With Slights below normal    V\est Texas Saturdy^ night with temperature'' Panhandle lows    scattered    showers and upper 5os highs upper 70s South    thunderstorms    occurring Plains low .upper Mis highs mid    thunderstorms also were ex 80s to upper 7os Far west Poncho    m northwest    North lexas. Valles and Permian Basin lows    J*    MVs said The    rest of Salur low to mid aitis highs 80s Big    da> "as expected to be mostly Bend highs lower 80s mountains    sunn> and hot    m,ld to low 90s vallevs. lows rn.d,5t»s    temperatures were expected in mountains to mid 60s low lands    Sou,h ,exas NORTH TEXAS Slight chance    The highs were expected to ot thunderstorms north late Mon    range from the mid 80s to the mid day and Tuesday ( hance ot    9tis Lows Saturday night were exthunderstorms areawide Wednes    pected to be in the low nos to the day Highs low to mid 90s Mondav    towLake Continued from Page I releases on the amount of water at the confluence of the Guadalupe and Comal rivers in New Braunfels. Up to 2,750 cubic feet of water per second will be allowed at the confluence in New Braunfels during weekdays and 1,200 cfs on weekends through Sept. 20 The 2,750 flows through the city will continue through weekends until mid-October when the lake level is expected to be at 900 feet. During work on the hydroelectric plant, water will be pumped over the dam into the river GBRA will pump 75 cfs as required by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. The river authority is requesting the requirement be changed to allow only 25 cfs be pumped over the dam during con struction The reduced lake level is necessary to allow construction in the outlet works where the generation plant is being built. “It doesn’t stay at 900 (feet above sea level). The level starts rising immediately, probably, depending on the inflow,” Welsch said. Based on historical river flows, the lake could rise as much as I foot per week, he said That inflow is unlikely, but Welsch said if the lake level rises significantly before work is completed at the plant site, work could be halted to allow for releases The river authority has designated a time in January and in February for releases through the dam conduit if necessary “We re looking at getting to 900 (feet above mean sea level* on Nov I and then being full again March I. To do that, it’s either fill up slowly or take a break (from construction) and release water.” he said Historical flow records of the area indicates that, if this is an average winter, the reservoir level will return to 909 feet in early March Welsch said the lower lake level will have an impact on some areas around the lake Some boat ramps in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineer parks again will not be usable Ron Ruffeneck. a spokeman for the corps, said none of the parks will be closed during the period when the lake is lowered One boat ramp at Jacobs Creek Park. one at Comal Park and one at Cranes Mill Park will not be usable by large boats He said it is uncertain whether the boat ramp No 2 at Cranes MIU Park will be usable “But it will be at least mid October before we reach 900 < feet above mean sea level),” he said The corps spokesman said he did not know if any of the boat ramps are in need of repairs “That (lower lake level) will give us an opportunity to look at some things that we haven’t been able to look at for a while especially this year " he said Ruffeneck said the corps is still making needed repairs to park facilities damaged earlier this summer when the lake reached the highest level in its history The spokesman added that the lower lake level will not seriously damage the fish and wildlife dependent on the lake I hat is something that has been looked at and there will be no effect he saidSign Continued from Page IA family) districts, general business and central business districts, commercial resort, light industrial and heavy industrial districts The proposal also calls for maximum height for all billboards shall be 32 feet with minimum clearance of 9 feet from the center line of the road grade closest to the base of the sign No signs shall be closer than 1,000 feet as measured from the closest point of the bases of the signs to the center line of the adjacent street or road on either side of the street, according to the proposal Spacing w as a major concern during past sign control debate The height limit in the proposed measure is IO 5 feet less than that allowed under state law Lmgamfelter said Construction requirements include that signs exceeding 128 square feet must be designed to withstand wind load pressure of 25 pounds per square foot, excluding trim and embellishments Pressure of 25 pounds per square foot roughly translates to the ability to withstand winds of up to 105 miles per hour Lmgamfelter said Temporary off premise signs would be permitted at the discretion of the city planning director and would be allowed to be installed for no more than 21 days Signs that are painted on attached to or placed in or on a parked vehicle would tie pro hibited Variances to the ordinance would be asked of the city's building rev lew board and ultimately the city council Political signs shall be exempt under the proposed ordinance as long as they are less than 32 square feet and are displayed within 9u day. before and IO days after the election for which they are intended Lmgamfelter said he would bring the proposed ordinance to the cliv . planning and zoning office TuesdayRace Continued (rom Page 1A He is a member of First Protestant United Church where he has taught Sunday school Guenther was hired by the New Braunfels police department as a dispatcher in 1968 and soon was pro moted to patrolman, a position he held until 1973 He left to take a safer ' job which he said offered double the salary he was making That “safer job was as a driver with the Kerrville Bus Company In March 1973 a bus he was operating was struck by a drunken driver on a narrow bridge near Bakersfield killing seven passengers injuring 23 and burning Guenther over 25 percent of his body Guenther was praised and cited as a hero by company officials for pulling victims to safety from the burning wreckage He was hospitalized for eight months and later returned to driving a bus “That is one reason I will actively seek to getting drunk drivers off the road because I was nearly killed by one They are killing too many Americans and Texans Guenther said the new open container law that went into effect this month wa. a step in the right direction but Usa little v ague in some areas Guenther worked in Dallas since 1984 as a courier for a law firm and moved back to New Braunfels in March He is not married which be savs would allow him to devote hisObituariesWalnut Donald J. Green Funeral mass tor Donald J Green of Portland. Texas will tx- held at I p iv Monday at Ms Peter and Paul ( at hoi ic Church Interment will tx* in ( railes Mill Cemetery in Start/ville Rosary will tx* recited at 7 p rn sun day at Maxwell I* Dunne Funeral Home in Portland Green, 48 died sept 4 1987 A resident of Portland tor eight years and a former resident of Ca ny on Lake Green was employed by HFB for the past 15 years isurv ivors include his w ne \ irginia Green *»! Portland three daughters. Elizabeth Green of Dallas Donna Montulbano of New Braunfels, and lieborah Green of Portland two sons Joseph Green of Charleston s ( and Brian Green of Corpus Christi mother Frances Dont/ of Houston sister Mary Henry ol Houston and two grandchildren Zoeller Funeral Home is handling aw al arrangements Domingo C. Vela Sr. MTN tees lur I lommgo C \ cia of 355 s Mesquite will tx* held at 2 p rn Monday at Holy Family Catholic ( hurch with Father Francis Maasof- ticiatmg Interment will follow in Comal Cemetery Rosary will tx* recited Sunday at 7 p rn at Zoeller Funeral Home Vela 61 died spet 4 1987 at his home The son ot Francisco and Plena nee Carranza Vela sr he was born Dec 25 1925 in Barbarosa Texas He married Socorro Kncinla on June 29 1956 in New Braunfels A lifetime resident of New Braunfels. Vela was a truck driver for I S Gypsum He was a member oi Holy Family Catholic Church American Legion Post 179 and Union Padres de Familia of New Braunfels Vela was a veteran of World W ar ll Survivors include his wife Socorro Vela of New Braunfels two daughters Jovita Vela Aguirre and Laura Irene Vela of New Braunfels lour sons Javier Vela and Domingo Vela Jr ot New Braunfels Frank vela 111 of Schertz and John Stephen V ela of New Braunfels two brothers Vnastacto Vela and Francisco Vela Jr of New Braunfels and seven grandchildren Clara Knibbe Services for Clara Knibtx* of Star Route I Box JO Spring Branch Texas will be held at 2 p rn Tuesday at Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home with the Rev Ray Kramer of Bulverde officiating Interment will follow at (. oma! Cemetery Kmbbe 94 died Sept 5    1987    at Colonial Manor Nursing Home The daughter of Heinrich and Emilie nee Haas Bruemmer she was born Sept 27 1892 She* married Amo Knibtx* on Dec 30 1919 in Blan co County He died Feb J 1984 A resident of Spring Branch since 1919 she v. as a housewife and a member of st Paul Lutheran Church in Bulverde and of Hermann Sons survivors include a daughter and her husband Lorine Krackau and Clarence of New Braunfels Bar barosa community *. a son and his wife Milton Knibbe ami Fmily of spring Branch seven grand c ti 11 d r e n and eight great grandchildren Memorials may tx* made to the st Paul Lutheran < hurch of Bulverde or the charity of one s choice Visitation will begin at ncxjn Sun day and continue until service time on Tuesday Abidi Salge Services tor Adiai Salge of Jal Kessler will in* at lo a rn Tuesday at lk>eppenschmidt Funeral Home with the Rev Elmer Gurnpei officiating Interment will follow at comal Cemetery salge 53 died Sept 5 at McKenna Memorial Hospital The son of Hilmar ami lax)na nee Wenzel Salge tx* was born May i 19(4 in New Braunfels He married Helgu Bergmeier on sept 29 I *»:> in san Antonio \ lifetime resident of the city he worked for tti*- Comal ( ounty road department He was a mem tier of Hermann Sons and a veteran of ttx* Korean W ar survivors include his wife Heiga Salge of New Braunfels mother Ixona salge of New Braunfels daughter Steffanie Nelson of san \n tor 110 three sisters Verna Mae Salge of Rockdale Mrs Harlan Inez Guenther of New Braunfels and Mrs Orville Betty Ormond of New Braunfels two brothers Hilmar salge Jr and F rancis Salge tioth of New Braunfels numerous nieces nephews aunts arx) uncles Memorials may be given t« Hospice New Braunfels or to ttx charity of one s choice Visitation will begin at noon sun day and continue until service time Iuesdav Continued from Page I A moving a utility pole l)obrowolski said ttx* city plans to cut off the cor tx*r in front of the convenience store and pave at a later date He added that city workers will try to coordinate ttx* work Wednesdav with efforts to level sui 1 ie of th** rough spots (Hi W alnutBirths Out ot town Randy and Nanette of Vustrn at seton Hospital 9 pound 4 ounce girl s«*pt I Maternal gram! parents are John ami Lillian Robin son of New Braunfels and paternal grandparents ate Hairy lx*e ami Jo Anne Mueller of San AntonioPublic records Oivtricf Clerk Civil Filmgv Manoeia Ayala vs Guadalupe Nunez and White swan Im auto damages and injuries Bracken Christ tan School Im and Man and C arui F im tier vs Gene R and Barhal a J Hac krx*y tem pot ary injmu lion full attention to being six*riff He 1. currently working as a .ecurity guard for Murphy > security an’, part time sex univ for Neptww . I f«*el like I am a Comal C ounty hometown boy arui I would Ilk* • continue ttx* same kind of law en foreement that Fellers has pre* it-: for the next (5 years with sum** minor changes I wcxild like to pick up where tx* leaves off with the hell and assistant e of the c urrent depart rnent We ve been kind of holding of? or this work which will bim K ttx street until the end of the summer season We dlcln t want lo interfere with heavy tourist traffu We re st going to impat t some school trafth but during those ixxirs it won t tx* tex* bad IkJbrvwofsk1 said The engineer said the prvije* I would not have tx*rn dorx- a1 this time lf it wewi t for ttx* funding from Un private business Fhev paid for the pole 1'hey want to have acies, a! the intersection I hr tetter tm av cess the more traffn aixl ttx* mon bus I tx* ss they have It makes it easier for customers to get Ut amt out tx said Bob DiF onto SIG . elei lr . .1 superintendent said work at ttx rn tersection probably won t take bu1 atxxit an hour Hut we want to make sure The problem we run into when working in inters*** taxes especially as busy as the otx* at s^ji Antonio arx* Walnut IS people don t want to ht*ed flagmen he said explaining whv the inters*** tx»n will be blo* Keo in stead of just diverted *xit of the mid die of the road We don t want to r .k air. mishaps We would rather just < ion* it off DiF miso said Iraffn will tx detoured otx block away from ttx* in terse* Hon DiF ut LSO said tlx iraffl* lights at ttx intersection will work ttx same as ttxy do now We re just taking oix* pole (Hit .md mo* mg it A fjCxsii ti hcd/ccav*a 5 HOUR IL— SHOP 12 to 5 P.M. MONDAY ONLY OUR EM ME STOCK NEW FALL ARRIVALS OFF 5 HOURS--MONDAY ONLY Rf Ut I fnhl I I I I hull* ti * I I'M I /nut- int I h> t Mmt Qualify Urn , nut! Fi n mily St n it t *04 W San Antonio t&vO*' 6*5WI uhuh— Family protection? Prearrangement. TM v< -' heres no doubt: a family's greatest protection, emotional and financial, lies in prearrangement of family funerals. When \ grieving, when under mental strain, you are not apt to think of all the details necessary to properly arrange a loved one's funeral. . . and perhaps are not as concerned about holding down costs. Before need, let us explain the Zoeller preneed plan. Do call now; theres no obligation. In a businesslike way, w>e can offer you selection options that will make a family funeral affordable (and its planning less emotional). 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