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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 29, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas Henshaw, Smallwood Players of the Week, See Page 7 New Braunfels .Mi Vol 134 No 188 Tuesday September 29. 1987 25 Cents One Section 10 Pages Thinned by wind Joan Bentley is looking for some Genman-language magazines to give to a friend of hers who is in a nursing home If you know of any magazines Joan could get her hands on. you can call her at 620-0208 Mid-Cities Youth Soccer Association is selling beef jerky to raise money for the New Braunfels. Canyon. Canyon lake. and Bulverde clubs For 12 you < an enjoy a pa kage of good jerky and help out the kids at the same time The jerky is a\ailable from any young solver player or you can i all Wanda I ter at 629-3490 to find some The sale will last the first two weeks of October The local chapter of TO lh Take Off Pounds Sensibly a nonprofit weight-loss organization with m<>re than 320,000 member** worldwide will hold an ->pen bouse on Ort 6 at b 30 p rn at laurel Plaza Recreation Boom. JOO laurel lame VV mien men. teens anti preteens interested in losing weight •re invited to attend The open house ut free For more information, (all S25-M60 The Dorcas Guild Cruss l-utheran Chun h is buss working items for the Texas christmas Bazaar Oct 9 from ll a rn to I p m and Ort IO from 9 a rn lo 3 p rn at lf* t‘r».<is luiUieran Activities t enter 169 S Hickory The lades are offering homemade items bab) gifts hun a* 11 wide anneal and baked goodies, quilts afghans, des orations and other items including desserts t > th« pi et r along with tea .*r iff re f rom ll a rn to I p rn both days, chili by the cup. com bread and tacu salad will be sold at the ienter This is the sixth year the guild has sponsored a bazaar .md they always hate a good turnout Dun I forget, the bouk sale at the IhltUnger Memonal library is F riday and Saturday from IO a rn to 5 p rn each day Ttw Friends if de I Milliliter library have gathered loads of hardbai ks 50 crnt* and paperba* ks 25 cents t help raise money to buy a Md of Kncy dupedia Britannica for thr library By Uh- way F riends of the library us open to anyone in the city who wishes to support the library and Hie group provides money for items such as audio-visual tapes and shriving, dial the library s budget just won I cover The American I ane er Sa lets with Uw ta*Ip of former smoker and New Braunfels resident Mike Neman, will present a free i^uit Smoking Clinic on (Jct 6 8 13. and la from to 8 30 p in each night You don’t even have to be a smoker to come said Neman, who explains the climes will help smokers with some stress-management techniques The I* resh Start clinics will tic field ill the meeting room al die lh Blinger Memorial library arui are an up-tieat and positive way to help smokers kick the habit as Neman did a year ago after smoking for 25 years He said the sessions are real Sa* sr AMM I ISCH Mao* 2 A senu-cool front is blowing in today, bringing with it (lord) winds and slightly cooler temperatures Partly cloudy skies will prevail through Wednesday widi a high today of 82 and a nordi wind at 20 mph Tonight will see a low of bl) and a mirth wind at 15 mph Wednesday s high. with a north wind at 20, will reach 80 Th* Menu CLASSIFIED    8    IO COMICS    6 CROSSWORD    3 DEAR ABBY    4 HOROSCOPE ..... 4 SPORTS ...............7 TV LOGS    3 Maaw rants accompanied bv gusting wvmds Sunday and Monday evenings lf**’ many N**A Bi ♦ ' ** s tref** I* * v finis * ndis fin* <na?*‘ trimming i ourtosy * V mer *, *♦,'*• R f> f Sit ne be/ of the city's parks department cuts intl. n ..ifvageab ** p t- es a r.etty pecan tree bough (fiat ten in I unvlu Pa»* M »*■ l.»» bae ♦ r *    tomorrow    .illy for north a »w1s ,i * gt *    > ,i - * t v ■ ■ 1* r*f .*.♦-'*> g rf * . jenerrflly t,,,? fx^rp ip Co rn Fund 1987 More than $2! OOI' '.as » « . pinier : so far in the 19T. Guma. Counts ComFund Campaign, and four New Braunfelscar dealers are sweetening the incentive pot for c< Kiln bulimia Milt F er g us n Pi-n Uac/ Oldsmobile'(T M ( Bluebonnet Ford/Jeep.    Kruegei Chevrolet/Mazda and Bet aer Chrysler/! K>dge/Ply mouth motor companies have donated a 1978 I w nuieage Pontiac (jiand Am **edan t< be given away to die winner of <• drawing at die end of the i ampaign Contund 19*1. goal is SIPci.C* I killers raised here go to support more than 20 social and human service agencies county wide The agencies include American Bed Cross .Arthritis Foundation, Bov Scouts of America. Canyon li*ke Action ( enter, Children s BehablliLation I entei Canali, u. tv Child Welfare Board, Comal Countv •omFund car Consultants to continue working emergency children's Shelter, Comal County (TI Comal County Head Start. Comal County Mental tieallh and mental Kelardation i enter Comal County Senior Citizen* Center. Comal County Women s Shelter, Comal County Youth Fair, Community Service (.enter, t runs line, lieveiopmenlal Program for Infants and Toddlers, Family Planning Program Hospice New Braunfels, Humane Society of New Braunfels lame Star Girl Scout i ouncil. Project S A I F. . Hetired senior \ lunleer Program, the Salvation Army. Teen Connection and I nit et! Way of Texas ComFund will hold a special small busine** encouragement meeting from 5 to 7 p iii Tuesday. Oct. 6, at I liar M Ranch Donations can t*-made to Comal County ComFund e/o Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce, PO Box 311417, New Bi aunfels, 'I exa.s ’8131-141* Runoff engineering study gets extension Bv SARAH DUKE Staff Wnter New Braunfels City Council Monday took emergency measures to extend the effectiveness of the temporary drainage ordinanc e and delay the deadline for adopting permanent drainage regulations In similar action, the council unanimously authorized the city manager to continue with die second phase of the city's 195.dOO drainage study The resolution authorizing the continuation of the study state* that second and third phases are authorized Councilman Doug Miller said his vote* was cast with the understanding that the city could stop the study before enb-nnt phase III if that were necessary The vote to extend the temporary ordinance and to approve die eontinuatior of the study followed comments by John Yoe that the effort t restrict development wa* premature He said that within a few year*, new paving material will make the need for the drainage ordinance unnecessary He also said there is no 'clear and present danger a- needed for the emergency measure to extend the temporary drainage ordinance Yoe also said the money used for the drainage study could be better used elsewhere Most builder* and developers agree that we don t need to spend another 175,000 merely bec ause it is available We know it won't be returned Other uses em be made A it. for example five mon- policemen, crossing guards for several years ' Most builders and developers agree that we don't need to spend another $75,000 merely because it is available Other uses can be made of it John Yoe Building contractor vehicles and equipment r even a drainage project.'' he said Gene Rutherford, chairman of the drainage study committee. said the study is needed to help plan for future development. "Those people in opposition to this would have you believe you don't plan for the future, you just let it happen.” he said During the remaining phases of the drainage study. public bearings will be beld to obtain residents’ input concerning drainage Rutherford has sa'd he hopes to have the drainage study complete an I the permanent ordinance ready by February In other action Monday, the council nominated James Hendrick* as the city's representative to the Comal Appraisal District Board of Directors Se** DRAINAGE Page 2 Couple arrested for phony bills New Braunfels police mvestigat rs alan to question a California couple arrested over the weekend in Guadalupe County in connection with the pavan* there f a counterfeit $100 btl! A* many a* rune phony $100 hill' had been tendered in New Braunfels in the past M*verai days after being discovered in deposits made by local men hants at several banking institutions here I t Felix Bogue said today that pome belove the t oupie arrested and held in federal custody rn San Antonio are responsible for tendering the fake currency in New Braunfels Fight of the counterfeit HOO bills Sen AHRESTt D Huge 2 IH35 chase leads to arrest A Department of Public Safety trooper was forced to shout a tire f a pi kup truck Sundav during a chase in wfuch the vehicle* involved rated at IOO mph-pius hooper l im Jackson reported he observed a 1982 Chevrolet pickup speeding south along Interstate 35 just south of new Breaunfels city linutys shortly after ll pm Sunday When he attempted to stop the truck, the driver accelerated in an apparent attempt to elude arrest Speeds exceeded IOO mph along 1-35 as Jackson said the driver of die truck drove in un erratic manner, narrowly missing other vehicles on the road A** the chase continued past Loop 1604 in Bexar County. Jackson reportedly pulled along side the truck and fired one time, shooting out the right rear tire of the pickup, bringing it to a stop south of Judson Road. Arrested on a charge of driving while intoxicated and attempting to elude a peace officer was Manuel Sanchez. 21, of San Antonio Officers with the Schertz police department aided in Sanchez arrest after he was stopped .sanchez was brought to Comal County jail where he was awaiting formal tiling of charges today. No injuries or accidents were caused as a result of the chase, according to DPS personnel. Off-premise sign controls get second reading passage Bluebonnet Ford/Jeep Becker Chrysler/Plymouth/Dodge Krueger Chevrolet Mazda arid Milt Ferguson GMG auto dealerships have combined to donate this Pontiac Grand Am to be given away through a drawing at die end of die 1987 ComFund Drive By SARAH DUKE Stall A' ital New Braunfels City ( ouiu ll approved the second reading of a proposed sign ordinance Monday after hearing comments from members of the business community as well as from former Mayor Barbara Tieken and former council member betty lim Hushing IT** ordinance, which addresses only off-premise signs, passed the council on the first reading Sept 14 Pete lungamfelter. owner of a local outdoor advertising business, wa* one of Ute leaders of the effort to draft Ute ordinance. Uh- third of Us kind to be presented to council wiltun the last few years I his ordinance was drafted by a self-appointed committee composed of business people both in the advertising business as well .cs users of outdoor signs Councilman Doug Miller made die motion to accept the ordinance The vote was unanimous in favor of Ute sign control measure but bod) Councilman Hill Arnold and Councilman James Goodbread made llieir voles conditional on the final draft of the ordinance City Planning Director Mike Shands said, The ordinance is intact as it stands now "He added that he is placing the written proposal into ordinance form. Arnold said he agreed with comments from Jeff Henry , one of the owners of the Schlitterbahn, tfiat the directional signs informing motorists of how to get to the Tube Chute and luanda Park are unfair to private businesses. Goodbread said he wants to see the ordinance in its final form City employees are putUng the measure in ordinance form Bushing, who was a member of council during the earlier attempts at drafting a sign ordinance, saki people have told her they question the reasoning of allowing a group of sign industry employees to draw up their own ordinance She said the earlier city-appointed sign committee was "well balanced” in it* membership The committee was made up of local residents interested in the beautification of the citv as well as members of the sign industry She said that committee wa* treated poorly when it offered its work to the council ‘They came to one meeting and were hooted and shouted at, called (ommunists, of all tilings, over a sign ordinance/ she said The ordinance offered by the last city-appointed committee was not approved by the city council She said she believes langamfelter practiced sabotage tactics to keep the earlier-proposed ordinances from being accepted by council "We talk about our beauty We talk about beatification ... Now we have to ask Why will New Braunfels be the only (town) lo not have a sign ordinanceWhy can we not recognize that we w ill be the dumping grounds tor every «*ie eLse’’” Bushing asked She* said other cities in the area that have strong sign ordinances rn place have been successful rn their effort* to control billboards. Kerrville and Fredericksburg have beef named among the nation’s most desirable places to live, she said adding that both towns have strong sign ordinances. Hushing *aid that despite the fact that there have not been large numbers of residents speaking against the sign ordinance, people in New Braunfels are concerned about the beauty of the city and a sign ordinance. Jeff Henry told council that part of the reason members of the business couunumtv were so opposed to the earlier ordinance was that it restricted on-premise signs He said he feels those restrictions limit personal freedoms Henry said he is concerned about the city’s use of directional signs for the Tube Chute and the parks. The city has embarked on a policy of We don’t want you people to put up any more signs but we need to and the reason we need them is we need business at the Tobe Chute and at the parks and we need people to be able See SIGNS Page 2 Rainfall totals Location    Inch** Lake Dunlap  .............  none Royal Forest (east county)...........................VOO Canyon Lake Forest (south side).................... trace Sadder Lane..................................... none Sun Valley (west of Smithson Valley) .............. 0    30 Ne a Braunfels Herald...............................\    OO ;