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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - July 4, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas Area Area towns plan festive Fourth below Coma cfs up 236 W0t0f Canyon inflow 790 cfs up 395and rising IMS A Canyon outflow cfs down 200 WatCh Edwards up Canyon Lake up Outdoors Braunig fish Canyon result Seepage 10A Busy holiday River city expect big crowds By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer Wednesdays downpour didnt seem to dampen the spirits of local touristrelated whose owners are anticipating a big Fourth of July and an even bigger holiday Were going to be thats for Were booked up and have been for said Betty Perkins of Rio Raft Company on the Guadalupe In were almost booked up for Labor Joann front office said The Faust Hotel has a full house Saturday and And were just about there for the she A spokeswoman for the Hill Country Inn also Were plum When asked if she was worried that the weather could change she Its going to be Amy a front desk clerk at The Holiday said accommodations there are booked solid for the Its amazing what a little water in the river can isnt it Camp Warnecke owner Rusty Brandt said he also expects a good crowd this This seasons customers seem to be more ready to hit the water more than he See Page 12A Woman gets river warning sign after crash into Gruene bridge ByDANAOVERSTREET Staff writer Call it perfect timing or sheer but the efforts of several people concerned about cancers safety are coming together this And its happening just a week before the Rivers Oversight Committee is to talk about education about the river and public safety in the Austinite Jane Brinkley Monday launched a cam paign to erect a sign warning of the Gruene crossing rapids and bridge after her unsuspecting group smashed into the bridge In the wake of that Brinkley was put in touch with the Preiss Heights Property Owners Association which agreed to let her put a sign on some Preiss Heights Association President Larry Ormond said the group would even maintain the Brinkley My immediate goal is to get some information on the river about the dangerous Brinkley The immediate need is the Gruene Then when Brinkley contacted Betty leader of the Lower Guadalupe Business See Page 12A Fourth of July New Braunfels Herald New Texas 131 Thursday July 25 Cents 20 Pages Sections Twister hits Bulverde Hills Winds cause outages By LILLIAN THOMAS Staff writer A tornado touched down around 4 Wednesday in Bulverde causing damage to three or four accordingto reports from neighbors and Bexar Bulverde Fire A flood warning was issued for the western part of Comal County Wednesday and the inflow into Canyon now at 790 cubic feet per had doubled since 8 The tornado removed Todd Frischmuths roof in Bulverde Hills and the high winds downed trees and utility poles on Buck said Cameron Wiley with the BexarBulverde Volunteer Fire We had some damage in Bulverde Hills from a small Wiley Weve had some power outages and some interruption of telephone service out in this but mainly weve had It came down in Wiley said at his house the rain gauge showed Radio station KGNBKNBT measured And an unofficial gauge in the northern tip of Comal County measured Canyon Lake reported inches as of The outflow of Canyon Lake was 600 cubic feet per But Firemen block Willow Avenue as a broken tree limb smokes after hitting a power line I i because of heavy the Army Corps of Engineers warned that the flow down river might exceed due to In New the fire department had been kept busy with calls from live electrical wires down and transformers on We just try to keep people away from the area until the utility people can get here and fix a New Braunfels Fire Department spokesman See Page 12A Area communities list holiday plans New Braunfels isnt the only community with a Fourth of July celebration as Canyon Garden Ridge and Schertz all have a bust hholiday in store for area Bulverde will have a busy Fourth of July picnic sponsored by the Lions Club with help from the Volunteer Fire State Representative Edmund Kuempel will present the state and flags to be raised at beginning events at the Bulverde Community Center at the corner of Ammann and Bulverde Volunteer fire departments from Spring Bracken and Canyon Lake will compete in pumper races beginning at 3 followed by a Bulverdes firechief Bernie An drews explained that pumper races are intended to see which fire department is fastest at getting to a The watertight is a wet version of a Firemen will place a keg on a suspended cable bet ween two opposing teams and see which team can push the using toward the opposing This will be Bulverdes first Fourth of July Picnic and the community hopes to make it an annual corn on the watermelon and ice cream will be available all day along with other Parking is free and there is no admission Garden Ridge will hold its Ninth Annual Fourth of July Picnic Thursday at noon following the Boy Scouts flagraising ceremony in Paul Davis Park on Grass Creek Mayor Paul Davis said the event is a relaxing time for neighbors to Barbecue will be prepared and provided by the Lions Each family is asked to bring a dish of The meal will be followed by soft ball games and horseshoe In case of the picnic will be held at the Bracken Fire In Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8573 and American Legion Post 643 along with both organizations auxiliaries plan a patriotic celebration of Following the flag raising See Page 12A In case of Will Mother Nature cancel todays Fourth of July activities Nobody really but organizers are keeping their fingers crossed and havent made any contingency plans in case of There will be no substitutions is the word from the Sophienburg Memorial which is hosting the morning activities on the CoChairman Liz Sagebiel Were going to plan to go ahead with Parks Director David Whatley said a little rain doesnt affect a fireworks show as much as a low ceiling of which hide the If we cant do well set a date he said Wednesday Well still do well check with the fireworks folks and see what their schedule is and cross that bridge when we come to The Community Band under the direction of Arlen and the appearance by entertainer Norm Allen might be but would be held at a later date as an outdoor Recreation Super visor Keith Maxwell said the Fireworks Dance will continue as Bulverde The picnic will be held inside the Bulverde Com munity Center if it All other events will go on as Garden Ridge In case of the picnic will be moved to the Bracken Volunteer Fire Depart ment Sattler In case of rain the picnic will be moved inside the Schertz The parade will be cancelled only in case of heavy The dances will be held under the pavilion whether it rains or Inside Early Herald Todays edition of the Herald Zeitung was published early so that our employees may enjoy the holiday with their Our offices will be closed today our circulation telephone lines will be open from 7 to 11 Have a happy holiday CANYON DEAR TV City gets ready for Fourth New Braunfels annual Fourth of July celebration starts off with bells and ends with a Todays activities begin with the annual Sophienburg Memorial Association Fourth of July celebration on Main Plaza at as Walter Faust plays the Courthouse The Community Band follows Faust with a concert of patriotic music presented under the direction of Arlen Then dignitaries in the Antique Car parade will leave the Sophienburg Museum at A host of Model T Thunderbirds and other classics will be led by Fred who will play a monstrous restored calliope in the bed of a vintage pickup The parade will travel along Academy Street to San Antonio and on to the Following a short welcome and speech at 10 by Sophienburg Memorial Association chairman John Dierksen and Mayor Barbara the New Braunfels High School Marine Corps Junior ROTC Color Guard will present the Kenneth Triesch will lead the crowd in singing the National An Members of the Circle Arts Theatre will present a dramatic reading and the Barbershoppers plan to harmonize some rousing Yankee LuOuis Water fun starts after the retiring of the colors as John president of the Volunteer Fire kicks off the old fire truck pumper See Page 12A 2 suspects hold up bus station New Braunfels Police are looking for two young Latin males who robbed a bus station Wednesday The two men entered the Trailways bus stop at 614 US 81 about 5 Wednesday and demanded money from the stations One of them had his hand inside a paper bag and he threatened that he had a said Felix No weapon was ever Patrolman Paul Harst said both men are between 5inches tall and very They were wearing ski Army fatigue and blue Harst The suspects ran from the station and were reported to be in the Guenter Street Harst but patrolmen and Texas Department of Public Safety troopers didnt find ajy Harst did not disclose the amount of money tekenm tie heist
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