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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 10, 1983, New Braunfels, Texas Ii Jo ro JUtch dox Reviewing The Chemical Task forces form in wake of meetings By DORIAN MARTIN Staff writer The the meetings and even the television shows about The Chemical People are providing a means to a hopedfor end of New Braunfels chemical two coordinators of the project said Aired on PBS the last two Wednesday the program has had an immediate I think its broken down the wall of denial for a number of said Lin project county He added that before the many parents refused to believe their child was affected in some way by drug or alcohol abuse in the Theyre starting to see that their child may be subjected to and they may be closing their eyes to Rose The Chemical which dealt with the nation wide problem of alcohol and drug abuse among young and the meetings held in conjunction with the also may have spurred a longrange plan for Comal As a result of these two task forces have been said Judy one of the area Each participating area school New Braunfels Canyon and Smithson Valley is setting up its own force and coordinators are using a telephone tree to contact all persons who attended either of The Chemical People The three groups will meet at 7 21 at Cross Lutheran We will bring these people together at that time and identify the various the various areas where we want to KovacsLong See Page 14A SVHS meeting a Sterling says By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer The Chemical Pwple town meeting at Smithson Valley High School Wednesday night ended on a somewhat sour But comments from its com Ray were much more promising I kept saying This is the not the and I dont think people believed Sterling Members of the audience had signed a list with their phone from which a task force would be They seemed to want more than a someone will call you promise from some of the 40 persons in including Comal County Sheriffs Brian left the meeting with a feeling of The beginning Sterling promised came with the announcement of a 7 meeting at Cross Lutheran Church in New I got the news from Lin the projects county Hes also with the Lions Sterling Were going to form a blueribbon panel of numerous civic and under that well have task for Sterling This wont be a let me tell you a story type Its a how we can solve the problem Sterling said publicity for the 21 meeting will be I will personally call all the people at the SVHS meeting to make sure they get the he Others interested in joining the task forces can contact Dennis Rhoads at 6253477 or Bill Fetech at Attendance at the SVHS town meeting was higher Wednesday night than for the first Chemical People See Page MA New Braunfels New Texas HgraldZritung i no IM on o THURSDAY November 25 cents 92 224 20 Sections USPS 377880 Goose Girl Eliza Goode and Band Leader Kyle Kolacek strike their poses in Wed nesdays Hummel lookalike contest in The Big Tent at Wurstfest Still life Staff photos by Cindy Richardson Kolacek win Hummel contest By CINDY RICHARDSON Staff writer Kyle Kolacek went home a little richer Wednesday when he won the boys division in the Hummel lookalike contest for the second Eliza Goode won first place in the girls The children each received gift certificates to Opas and vitrines to hold their favorite Hummel posed as the Goose Girl and her stand featured a pair of papiermache and feather Preparing for the contest was a family We all pitched she Her made the frame and mom Sandy did the papiermache The feathers came from Otto The family started getting ready for the contest at the end of Eliza stood gazing at her geese during the imitating her grandmothers favorite She has a natural knack for said her Im really surprised I won this Eliza It was a close I had all my friends and family and his family started getting ready for the contest about a month Kyle posed as the Band his arms outstretched ready to direct an imaginary They were limited on the choice of his mother Marilyn because hes so We had to pick one with long He practiced his pose a few minutes every night for about a You just stand as stiff as you he Kyles Mandy was named runnerup in the girls She imitated the Autumn Har vest Runnerup in the boys division was Galen who portrayed the Sensitive Hun They each won 75 gift certificates to Opas Haus and Each child who entered the contest received a bag of Wurstfest and specially baked cookies decorated with Hummel Bar owners not overjoyed with new liquor ordinance This coming City Council will vote on the first reading of an ordinance that would eliminate late hours alcohol permits for local Texas state law requires an alcoholic beverage establishment to stop serving at 1 Sunday Saturday and midnight every other unless local law says local law Under a city ordinance enacted in April a buiinesi with an onpremlses license CM pay to more each year and stay open until 2 seven days a City Council is now thinking of rescinding that after hearing arguments from the local Mothers Against Drunk Drivers At least 16 establishments in the city hold latehours and would be affected by the The HeraldZeitung talked to the heads of some of those businesses this Reactions ranged from neutral to strongly Two bar owners said the question should be put to a public One of them said he would try to force a if council does revoke tiie The only club owner who spoke in favor of an earlier closing was Jim a partner in Texas Since that conversation took that club seems to have closed on 9 24 hour The neutral oddly came from the Holiday Inns Prickly Pear which was the first club in town to obtain a latehours In city officials say it was the Holiday Inns owners that first asked the council to enact the 1979 or The Prickly Pear stays open until 2 every and is usually busiest between the hours of 10 and But Holiday Inn sales director Sharon Lemoine said the inns Houstonbased owners had not taken a stand on Neither has manager Leo she See Page 14A Syria takes shot at American jets Lebanon AP and Israel jets repor tedly swooped over central Lebanon and Syria said its air forces drove back enemy Syria did not identify the Witnesses and Lebanese radio stations had reported that F14 jets took off from the USS off the and flew low over Beirut and surrounding moun There also were radio reports that Israeli jets had flown in the Lebanons state radio quoted reports from Damascus as saying the targets of the Syrian forces were the F radio said Syrian ground forces fired missiles at the but there was no mention of any We are flying reconnaissance on a daily basis as needed and dont comment on said Robert Jordan when asked about the Syrian He is the chief spokesman for the Marine peacekeeping contingent in The Syrian command in Damascus issued a terse communique which said Four enemy planes flew over ourpositions in Lebanon Our air defense system con fronted them and forced them to return toward the A spokesman at the Pentagon in Washington said he knew nothing about the The radio stations of the rightist Christian Phalange party said the two Israeli jets buzzed Syrian and Palestinian positions in the mountains overlooking In northern fighting between Palestine Liberation Organization loyalists and Syrianbacked rebels tapered off today as each side pledged to keep a truce but blamed the other side for breaking The promoted by several Arab was generally Lebanons state radio It began after sundown The truce will only apply for four to give the warring factions time to discuss their said one of the ceasefires Sheik Ahmed Bin Saif al the foreign minister of Supporters of PLO chairman Yasser Arafat and mutineers accused each other of violating the ceasefire during the But Arafats from its besieged stronghold in the port city of and the in a statement from promised to honor the Wurstfest changes Purdumsays By DYANNE FRY Staff writer So Tom Purdum has no com plaints about this years Figures from the first six days brought a smile to his as he totted up on a pocket calculator late Were really accomplishing what we want to said Pur executive vice president of the association that runs Were running ahead of last year on attendance not probably one or two Approximately visitors have walked onto the Wurstfest grounds since the festival opened Friday he Two other statistics mean more to Were 11 or 12 percent ahead on people coming on into the he referring to the giant room where Myron Floren played his last two concerts Wednesday Attendance at the Heritage downtown in the Civic is up 45 Purdum To thats an indication of a higherquality he It means a greater percentage of the visitors are trying to see instead of concentrating on just one aspect of Theyre coming to participate in the total Only one statistic showed a drop from last and Purdum was happy about Consumption of which is going out in smaller cups this is down 20 Thats exactly what we were af said getting a puzzled look from a visiting executive of a Scandinavian festival in The Wurstfest Association reduced the cup size from 16 to 14 keeping the price at in an attempt to reduce incidences of public intoxication at the They said it wouldnt work but weve got more people and less beer so it must be Purdum The twoounce difference would account for only a 12percent even if visitors bought See Page 14A Inside Todays Weather Clear and cool this High today in upper60s with winds out of north at 15 Clear and cold with low near Winds light and Sunny and mild Friday with high Southeasterly winds at 510 Sunset at with sunrise at Fight of the Year Marvelous Marvin Hagler and Roberto Duran fight tonight at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas for Haglers For its a shot at a title in a fourth weight For its some welldeserved ex Page Spurs Win Maybe it was because Jazz star Adrian Dantley was injured and didnt Or maybe it had something to do with Gene the Spurs avenged a weekend loss to Wed nesday in the Hemisfair Details in Sheriff happy with 1983 festival So the law enforcement community is pleased with Wurst fest Comal County Sheriff Walter Fellers called the festival toned while Department of Public Safety Bob Holder said Driving While Intoxicated DWII arrests were at their lowest in the last seven This is a different Wurstfest in my seven years Holder said Its a more mature Theres less of a traffic There havent been any serious accidents related to Wurst so I say so far so Of the 42 DWI arrests last Holder said less than 10 were We know that because we he So most of the DWI arrests werent connected with Wurstfest at Its toned as far as were Fellers There were at least twice as many arrests total last Broken arrests have gone this way 42 DWIs through Sunday 1 Monday night and two Wednesday night 43 Pis public intoxication through Sunday four Monday 1 Tuesday night and five Wednesday As of Monday there had also been two disorderly conduct See Page 14A Play off Fever Canyon and New Braunfels both have the playoff but only one of the schools will be alive in the Class 4A football playoffs after Friday nights TV
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