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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 15, 1983, New Braunfels, Texas New HwtMZeilung March Bracing for summer River Road traffic plan soon to get the acid test By JACQUELINE SMITH Staff wr With wanner temperatures returning to Comal it can only mean one thing tourist season isnt too far And that means River Road will once again become a center of This Comal Commissioners Court has a new traffic plan ready to put into action which it hopes will ease some of that traffic congestion on that Most of the traffic signs outlined in a plan authorized by the court last September have already or are being installed along River said Tim Commissioners Court ad According to this there are very few areas of River Road where cars can legally And for those drivers who disobey the noparking wreckers will be on hand to tow away ac cording to the countys The courts proposal calls for noparking in such hazardous areas such as bridge dangerous tight squeezes caused by cliffs and trees and anywhere where there is not clearance to legally By designating these hazardous areas as no parking commissioners hoped to ease some of the traffic congestion that occurs on that road during tourist The court also hoped that this new plan would allow easier access for emergency vehicles and law enforcement The recommendations for where to place no parking signs came from a proposal made to the court last summer by a River Road citizens com led by resident Joe Commissioners Court altered the committees proposal slightly by rejecting its plan for a public loading zone on River Road and by calling for ab solutely noparking between the second and third river The committee had allowed for some parking along specific areas between these two When the court adopted the restrictions for River Road last it acknowledged that their latest plan was not a definite solution to the traffic problems on River they opted for this temporary solution at the suggestion of then precinct 4 Commissioner Heitkamp in view of work being done by the Comal County Growth and Development This which is completing its study on how the county is being affected by con sidered River Roads Its Heitkamp noted last that the committee will recommend future legislation for coping with River Heitkamp has since been replaced by current Commissioner Bill who defeated Heitkamp in the general The growth committee will turn over its final recommendations to Commissioners Court later this or early next Funeral home employee retires after 64 years Richard a longtime employee of Doeppenschmidt Funeral was recently honored at a retirement party given by and Doep who was employed in one way or another at Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home for 64 of ficially retired this past January at the age of Thirty including his family and colleagues from over the joined him at his party held at Schwamkrugs Here he was presented with a gold watch and plane tickets so he and his wife can visit their daughter in In 1919 at the age of 17 Moeller went to work for the late the founder of the Doeppenschmidt Funeral Doeppenschmidt had also operated a taxi and ambulance serive and Moellers first assignment was washing Moeller drove cabs and when Doeppenfchmldt purchutd the Red Ball Bus Motller wu given the route from New Braunfeb to San Antonio which he drove daily for five In Moeller attended mor tuary school in The following year he received his funeral directors and embalmera He returned to New Braunfels where in 1933 he married Elvira Meckel and he began working for Dop Throughout the years Moeller has seen many changes and ad vancements in the funeral In the beginning embalming and funeral services were usually held in the He has also seen the funeral home undergo many The building orginally was a livery In 1929 and in 1970 it was In 1952 when Doeppenschmidt died his son took over the Council wants Entex to keep fuel cost ByDYANNEFRY Staff writer City Council had no quarrel with adding 46 cents to everybodys natural gas But Entex plan to mix the fuel cost adjustment in with the rest of the bill didnt set too is this whats commonly referred to as the politicians shuffle asked Councilmember Donnie possibly referring to Governor Mark Whites campaign promise to eliminate the fuel cost adjustment from Texans utility The Texas Railroad which has regulatory power over natural has asked Entexs South Texas Division to roll the fuel cost in with the basic and just put the total on the Council members figure New Braunfels citizens will be paying that fuel cost one way or the and theyd just as soon call a spade a The council has the authority to approve or disapprove the 46cent rate but it has no control over the shifting fuel cost which reflects the actual cost of gas purchased by The council is If youre going to charge for the service and for fuel well let you Entex explain the City Manager Delashmutt In his eliminating the bill breakdown would just take the heat off the gas com He said Entexs present billing form which does show service rate separately from fuel cost adjustment came about by way of City Council pressure approximately five years When council first requested the he Entex officials said it couldnt be Delashmutt believes the breakdown form is standard all over south Company representative Robert Jones has been asked to draw up a new rate schedule reflecting the councils change and bring it to the March 28 The schedule will be included in an ordinance raising the minimum gas rate 46 ordinary that will translate to per plus fuel for the first 400 cubic feet of Bathrobe pipe a smoking gun By ABIGAIL VAN BUREN DEAR ABBY Im a traveling man whos on the road five days a I have a pretty young wife my second whom Ive always trusted until last Friday night when I came put on my bathrobe and found a wellused pipe in the pocket I dont smoke a Never And my wife has never smoked She claims she has never seen that pipe before and doesnt know how it got so shes not admitting to but the next day when I went to get the it wasnt where I had put it It just plain I searched the apartment but it was nowhere to be My wife claims she doesnt know what happened to We are the only two people in this From what Ive told what conclusions would you draw No My wife calls PAPA BEAR DEAR PAPA BEAR Its just a wild but I think somebodys been sleeping in your the evidence went up in DEAR ABBY please print this You are my last Dear Mom Although you are my I show you the same consideration and respect I show my own and I wish you would do the same for Your visits have become When you come to my you stuff so much candy and cookies into my they become I dont give them sweets it makes them wild and At you say to let them stay up a while longer making me look like the mean You toss them around and get them so excited at bedtime it takes hours for them to settle down and go to Then you go leaving me to deal with hardtohandle Ive tried to talk to you about but you turn a deaf Ive tried to talk to your son about but he doesnt want to take sides against his So hees the final You are not to upset the childrens sleeping schedules or their eating If you insist on bringing them candy and cookies against my I cant stop but you will be getting their doctor and dentist bills Your DaughterinLaw thanks I feel better Any suggestions on how to handle this FED UP IN PHILADELPHIA DEAR FED UP Between I think weve han dled this situation as diplomatically as it can be HvraldZtitung Taylor Communications USPS 377880 If you have not received your paper by Tuesday through Friday or by call 6259144 or 6581900 by 7 and 11 Published Sunday morning and Thursday and Friday afternoon by New Braunfels Herald Publishing 186 Castell New Second class postage paid at New Braunfels Herald Publishing 186 Castell New TX Dave Manager Claude Elnora Kraft Manager Robert Johnson Pete Advertising Manager Cheryl Manager Don Manager Carol Photocomp Foreman Gus Press Foreman Roland Kraft Shop Foreman 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Knight at the NBISD candidates eye forum The public is invited to meet with candidates for the New Braunfels Independent School District school board on March On that date the New Braunfels branch of the American Association of University Women will sponsor a public forum to introduce the candidates and allow the audience to question them concerning school Former school board president Esther Boarnet will be the moderator for the scheduled to begin at in the cafeteria of Carl Schurz The following can didates have agreed to appear Rudy David Cook and Jose all running for place 6 Gladys Bonnie Denson and Christina Zamora in place 5 and Bob Self in place CARPET CLEANING 6253477 943 WALNUT Polar Bear Aahburn The Peaiiuliesl PEANUT BRITTLE In Town Haminuult CunJy Everyones Favorite ORANGE SLICES HANDMADf CANDY FROM flUH FANCY CANDY SHOm Polar Bear Athbunft MaHIWuffferSKop Minute Lube Present This Coupon For OFF Regular Price On Any Muffler Installation Tail Pipe Installation 4 Heavy Duty 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