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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 11, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas All NB junior varsity teams victorious, Page IO New Braunfels /AV Vol 134 No 177 Friday September 11 198^ 25 Cents New Braunfels Herald Publishing Company 707 banda St New Braunfels, rexas 781 30 'LISPS 377 800 One Section 20 Pages Stammtisch Close call The Concert in the Parks series is over and organizer Charlie Sand U*rg of the Neu Braunfels Parkland Recreation I apartment I- call mg it a huge success The free park series attracted a approximately I Too to enjoy local musicians and entertainment Sandberg would Ilk* to thank some of thost* who participated David Owens [Jennies Koehler the Canyon High School stage hand Texana The Kl < ampo Band Hie seven Dutchmen Mike wukuf Die Community Chorale lnnerview County Lim- Mogan David and til*' Crapes of VS rath Bits and Pieces The Sth Army Band of Port Sam Houston Die Shining Light Choir the swts*t Adelines and the ( mn munity Band Hope everyone en joyed the series and see you .tgain next year starting n April or May Sandberg said The Coma! County Chapter of the American Bed Cross will have an orientation for new voiunUt-r*. at n ie a m sept Is ut the Nit henna Memorial Hospital classroom at ’.4 1 K liana Men and women are en eouraged to join this group of volunteers that gives many thou sand hours to the community For more information vail shirtev Of fermann at 62:* 24TI or Ida Belle Nowotnv al 625~4kVSh Georgina Terry over ut HAK Bk* k thinks most folks might n**«*d a little help making sense of th*' complicated tax -vstern ,M*pt \ > just around the comer is the due date for estimated tax payments h tie made Terry said it is important that payment far mail** oft time and that the amount is correct For tax year IWC if an underpayment of more than IO {jercersf occurs then a frwmalty will tie imposed Also <Jct I is the deme for U\ mg a new VV 4 or VV 4 V a th employers lh at s the f<*rni used tv employees to show th** withhoi ting amougn from pa vc hrs I nm t mes- around with wtttt this one v ause you can wind up with a penalty for withholding (es- than th** proper amount vine more thing to think aU»ut regarding taxe*- this vear depefi •tent children » years old or older must have a Signal s**- univ number if thev are going to I**- claimed as ar exemption vin parents tax return I ongratuiations ti tin fo gs Das Spielhau.s Art Callery Those folks ate celebrating .• grand open Ing at 6 p rn today Die Chandler of i ommetce Blue Coats turned out for a ribbon cutting I ta- gallery sa at I Ll Panda st stall Cunningham New Braunfels own financial wiz aid has kicked off the lo* a1 bd ward D J ut ie* sr Heart of (told Award The award will honor an individual who has tledit ale*! his or tier time and energy to tie!ping ttw>se less for t unale stun s pretty pleased with Ow* pro jest There ate p«x>pie ii out com munity who have hull! ttieir lives around tielpmg oilier I {(fortunate See ST AMMI ISCH Page Those yutkv gray skies are going to in* around for a while There is a 2i» percent chance of more thundershowers this afternoon Kven with the possibility of more wetness to day s high will tie in the mid ais with winds from the south and southwest at near IO mph Tonight will in* pretty cool with lows in the 70s There won t be any picnic weather Saturday according to those guys who claim to know There *ill I#* *» 'JO percent chance of mostly afternoon thundershowers The high w ill In* in the mid 90s the Menu CLASSIFIED    13    I* COMICS    I? CROSSWORD    3 DEAR ABBY    13 ENTERTAINMENT    9 OPINIONS    A RELIGIOUS FOCUS    6 SPORTS ........ IO    ll PBP \7mi\ WA JI Tragedy was averted Thursday afternoon on Interstate 35 near Walnut Business Center when a dump truck (pictured owned by Brauntex limestone service of New Braunfels clipped a tractor-traner rig as both were southbound on the interstate just after 5pm The dump truck had attempted to avoid hitting a vehicle in front of it when it clipped the trailer owned by Artistic Builders of San Antonio and lost control traveling across the interstate median and northbound lanes of 1-35 The t » Deiv C a'► Mainstreet tour proves downtowns can succeed Bt SAH AM DUK I Stair Ar iter I i*XrfN downtow it rev I ta lf w** v .in learn Iron ta* that much further . Hic Chamber of Louin downtown New Brounfi He .x«iid that after ex. I mitral I ex a- cit leg tun ghart and beguin But he iddn) it w a> i* that have been vin cr- ne of Iii**!! mistakes then we ii id said Hay >* tun h head of r task force aimed at turning Ho a thru mg business area mg the downtown areas of (oui Georgetown Hound Hoc k a Braunfels looks pretty good it tonal to look at stun** projects am! others that didn t seem It work linpr not We need not I VVe have a lot to well anil trv to drtermm ment projects wwr. sue* lined of what we have he said tnit there are improvements that See MAINSTREET Page 2 Crime Stoppers seeking man New Br aludels police investigators .ire seeking rn formation relating to an early morning sexual assault Aug 14 of a middle aged woman that occurred near the American l egion building at Loll and Academy .streets Winds knock bicyclist into path of moving car High winds associated with a strong thunderstorm Thursday afternoon was blamed for knocking a bicyclist into the path of a car in the non block of West San Antonio street Katherine Pearson was cycling westbound on West san Antonio wlien winds knoc ked her to her left where she was hit by a 1W4 Lam a rn driven by Joe Michael F sp mo sa. 22 of IMI Katy st F spinout was also west IMiund on San Antonio Pearson declined medical treatment by New Braunfels I- MS The accident occurred just before 6 p rn as a strong storm was moving into town No charges or citations were issued by police in the mishap Comal DA gets $2,500 for drug war task force By DAVID MAY Staff Writer Comal County Commissioners Thursday unanimously approved a request from District Attorney William Schroeder to appropriate funds specifically for investigating narcotics trafficking in Comal County Commissioners allowed $2.5m from the DA s investigative funds to be used as part of a regional drug strategy and cooperative agreemen among area law enforcement agen cies to torn. a combined drug task torce The program is part of the Federal Anti Drug Abuse Act of l yKi th e designated SIJ million in teder fund-- to be used tor fighting .... ' drug activity in Texas Law enforce ment agencies within the Alamo Area Council on Governments sn western and southern Texas are obligating 23 percent matching fund-in one of the largest cooperative engagements to date The money WI1! go for addn tional man hours anc surveillance. can t*«* made We need to find our obstacles and try to rn pro v e on t btise The New Braunfels entourage included memtiers of the Chamber of Commerce s task force, city council members and local businesspersons The group visited .nth persons involved in other cities downtown revitali/a Hors projects and learned some of th** ways local businevvc" and city government    had heljied prompt economic growth Sc hoc h said    the    group talked frankly with persons who had been involved in local projects and learned (mw those projects could be improved He said some of the incentives used in the four cities in eluding tax abatement tor investors trying to restore old t uil lu gs and low interest loans ottered by local banks nit*    rn,ohm reel    might work in New Braunfels    He    added howev er that nd others    were    the economic situation ot    the    area has changed dramatically since most ot the cities begari their Main The funds we asked tor are targeted primarily for Comal County and New Braunfels said Schroeder New Braunfels Police l>opartnien* will be asking the city for a comparable fund request in the near future It is the first time to my knowledge that we have had this level oi multi-agency efforts That > what I like about it This cooperative effort is what we need the pro secutor stated (omal County has long been a haven for illicit drug traificking and manufacturing Monies will go foi funding, among other things, add; tional man-hours and surveillance equipment San Antonio Police See COUNTY. Page 2 Sex crimes among 21 total Comal man draws murder indictment in shooting death A Comal County man was indicted here Wednesday by a grand jury foi the June 4 murder of his employer as they were negotiating ar unkown type of business deal In all the grand jury in 22nri State District Court handed down 21 indict ments on 25 counts three of them sealed The jurors no-billed two cases presented one a burglary of a habita hon charge and the other an alleged injury to a child Michael Wayne Smith. ‘21 of 8446 Bmdsesl Lane near Bracken is ac fused ot shooting Clifton Krueger ta. once in the head with a 22-cal I ber r< fie Both Smith and Krueger reported Iv shared a mailing address Krueger was smith s employer according to reports and they were allegedly discussing a butanes:- Jeu. when they began arguing Sheriff s deputies ar rived at the seem billowing the ^hooting arid found smith nearby still holding the rifle He wa> arrested and charged with first degree murder His bond wa> set at $100.uou It convicted, smith could face a prison term of up to ^ years Several sexual assault indictment.-were rendered Wednesday by the grand jury Leonardo Martinez Miranda 26 of LUH mon St was n dieted for a May 30 aggravated s*\ ual assault of a woman The woman awoke to find Miranda in her house holding a knife He allegedly sexually attacked her. according to police reports He was arrested the same dav and hi- bond originally set at $3,5uo was upgraded to $5,000 Miranda has been convicted in Bexar County previous Iv on charges of burglary of a motor vehicle and felony theft Kenneth Dale l,enz 3y of 1263 Rivercrest wa- handel! two separate indictments for aggravated sexual assaults of his son and daughter lam/ is accused of forcing both children into sexual a is rn Fe* ruary and again in May Leo/ was arrested See JURY, Page 2 Man satisfactory after suffering head injury The incident is this week a Crime Stapes crime oi the week ('rime Stoppers is a nonprofit privately funded organization that seeks to solve felony crimes through .mony mous information Crime Stoppers pay s row ard> oi up to $1 mw for information that leads to an arrest and in dietnient of persons committing felony crimes The victim was taking an early morning walk around 6 kl a rn near New Braunfels Middle School when she noticed she was tieing followed by a male subject oil a bicycle As she walked by the legion hall she was con fronted bv the man who asked her for the time Before she could answer she was knocked to the ground and sexually assaulted I he man then tied im his bicycle down Coll Street toward the railroad tracks The attacker is dec rilled as a Latin male in his early 20s weighing approximately 120 to 130-pounds and had an olive complexion At the time he was wearing blue p ans tennis shoes a T shirt and a dark baseball cap w Inch tic wore backw urds Crime Stoppers will pay up to I loon for information on this subject through Sept 18 Persons with information on tnis or any unsolved felony crime are asked to call 62o TIPS and speak to the officer on duty You w ill not be ask ed to give your name Any information provided directly through the Crime Stoppers program that leads lo an arrest and grand jury indictment is rewardable An employee at I Aine Mar Die Casting on FNI to6 was injured late Thursday aitemiKin when he was struck in the head by a cap thai was tieing removed from a pressurized tank James Forney lo address unknown wa- taken to McKenna Memorial Hospital and Bien transfer red to Methodist Hospital iii san An tonic where he was moved from the intensive care ward this morning Hospital personnel there said Forney suffered a depressed closed skull fracture and was in good condi Hon According to Ken Pee! plant manager at Lone Star Kornev was removing a six inch diamelet cap trom a pressurized tank but (ailed to lirst release the pressure The cap flew off the tank and struck Forney in the head I he accident occurred around 4 it) p rn “It was ar. employee error said the manager It was late in the day and he got in too much ot a hurry Peel said Forney did not lost con sciousness and was sitting up and talking moments after tieing struck Rainfall totals Location...................*......Inches As of 10 a rn Friday Lake Dunlap.........    •      *....   0-20 Bulverde  ............. ......................... 0 70 Royal Forest (east county)........ .....    0 50 Canyon Lake Forest............................0 90 Stonehouse Realty (Canyon Lake).......... 100 Herald Offices............................... —    0 45 ;