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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 17, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas                                4 A New Braunfelsjexas November 1 1 985 Family has unpleasant Wurstfest see below o pinions HeraldZrltung Davis Editor and General Manager Hal Managing Editor YESTERDAY AMD WAP TO EWD ALL Remember when TECHNOLOGY TO END ALL MUCLEAR 10 years ago WORLD WAR ONE STAR WARS WOODROW WILSOM RONALD REAGAM City Council Monday evening gave unanimous blessing to proceed with remodeling of the Main Piaza by the New Braunfels Rotary Follow ing a presentation of drawings by Mitchell chairman of the Plaza Improvement the council voted to allow the organiza tion to proceed with implementation of the more than A 43 vote ushered in a new mayor and mayor pro tem this Behind consistent block George Erben and Jim Hays became the mayor and mayor pro tem during Monday nights reorganization of the city A computer can be the most valuable asset in the classroom Wilfred Schlather told the New Braunfels Independent School District trustees Tuesday Schlather instructs seven students in computer science during his con ference period at the high Herb Skoog has been elected to a threeyear term on the board of directors of the Texas Association of A surprise birthday party in the home of Hulda Staats and Miss Clara Poggenpohl 25 honored Miss Poggenpohls Em ma Poggenpohl on her 80th Photo cutline The coaxing smiles of Vanessa McHardy and Rosemary Allen dont quite seem to persuade little Jennifer Kyle1 to give up that ic ed gingerbread snowman in her right hand for the sweetmeat strawberry that Vanessa is offering part of the Holidays at Home pro gram being sponsored by the Canyon High School Homemaking Depart ment Clarence Weldner of 795 Lee and a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post has been appointed by national commanderinchief Thomas Walker to serve as a na tional Canyon was unawed by Cuero Fri day night but desire was not enough as the Gobblers ground out a methodical 230 victory to extend their winning streak to 40 25 years ago Mailbag i To the Editor Although you may not be among those who have directly hcncfillcd from the volunteer public scrvice ac tivities of Ciuadalupc County you can be thankful such an organization exists in our communi November is designated National React Among their React members monitor CB Radio Emergency channel Even if you dont have a CB the next call for assistance could be made for by a passing motorist with a CB to a local React volunteer who will respond notifying the proper authorities ambulance or road If you have a CB you could be the caller React React members are trained to answer calls for assistance of any kind motorists in crimes in boating emergencies and a multitude of React monitors respond to emergencies and other requests for assistance on their CB radio emergency channel These React monitors then notify the proper emergency Another major program that React participates in is called Impaired Driver Alert which encourages the reporting of erratic driving behavior to React monitors on CB channel 9 who notify the police to attempt to in tercept the reported erratic drivers before an accident can React members average 8 hours of volunteer service weekly many perform a lot more than this as well as expending their own gas and without compensation of any Their only thanks is the gratification and sense of ac complishment which occurs with the React helps us when we need it most knowledge of a job well Guadalupe County React is part of an international organization of ap proximately teams active in each of the 50 states as well as Puerto the Virgin Canada and other countries worldwide where CB radio is Besides their valuable monitoring React Teams provide com munications and crowd control assistance for many public events Halloween bikeathons and many others which help raise funds for a variety of charity Another important react funds Is its safety break React teams annually serve several million free cups of coffee to motorists on holiday React members give up their own holidays so that tired motorists can stop for a safety Many React teams include members who are licensed in the General Mobile radio and Anateur Radio Services to provide additional Guadalupe County Redact and associated teams worldwide serve the needs of their fellow In recognition of its React has received such prestigious awards such as the Presidents Volunteer Action Award and the United Kingdoms Prince Charles and Lady Diana For more information about React in our contact Virginia Kiser or Dickie George at Guadalupe County Box Univer sal TX Reactively Virginia Kiser Family upset by Wurstfest arrest To the Editor In anticipation of enjoying the New Braunfels fall my 70year old myself and my daughter traveled from San Angelo to New Braunfels on to spend the night with my son and daughterin law and attend our first ever We arrived at Wurstfest around 7 even though none of us are drinkers but in keeping with the sur rounding we ordered wine coolers which we prepared to sip while deciding what to do This decision was immediately taken out of our hands by a woman ac cording to the identification on her was a law enforcement officer from Kendall I and my family have the utmost respect for law enforcement officers what we suffered from the hands of this female was harassment which I thought only existed oh Realizing that ignorance of the law is no I would like to submit that it is a very definite han It apparently was okay for my 17 yearold daughter to have a wine cooler because I washer but I did not have the same authority over my 18yearold daughterinlaw who was taken into custody by the female from Kendall She would not answer any of my ques tions nor tell us where she was taking my When I tried to follow she told me that under no circumstances could I go with them and to stand in that very spot until she We waited for ap proximately 45 minutes and made three attempts to obtain information on what was After being rudely rebuffed we were final ly given a map on how to get to the Comal County Jail which was where we would find the missing member of our While we were waiting to obtain in the female from Kendall county relieved my daughterinlaw of her her wedding forced her to stand spreadeagle while she frisked and then handcuffed her hands behind her My daughterinlaw asked the female to please advise her family on where she was being but was told No Maam I cant do that She then transported her to the Comal County Jail by private squad cracking jokes all the way about how she could have taken her to the old jail or could have sent her over in a van full of other Upon ar rival at the my daughterinlaw was charged with MIP Minor in photographed and put in a We were charged in cash for her release and she still has to appear in court before the judge for final disposition of her All this for one wine cooler which she never In the situation created by the insensitivity of the Kendall County officer was both frightening and Once I respect true law enforcement and realize that in crowds such as Wurstfest that situations arise mak ing this enforcement but 1 strongly question the offensive tac tics used by this particular arresting Patsy Howell New Braunfels bids fair to resem ble a deserted village Friday night as several hundred citizens head due southeast for the annual head knocking of the New Braunfels Unicorns and Seguin Ad vance ticket sales at the school office here are breaking records for outof town games within the memory of Business Manager Emmltt Robert son of and Sherman Riggs of Route Box has enrolled in the flight instruc tion program in the Air Force ROTC at Southwest Texas State College in San Miss Pauline director of Christian Education at First Protes tant was moderator for a panel discussion of Basic Human Needs What Are They at a meeting of Senior High School ParentTeacher Association Tues Mary daughter of and was an nounced as the FFA Chapter Sweetheart at the Sweetheart Ban quet Saturday night at Mission Valley Guest Strongly Republican as usual and back in its nationally out of step Comal County rolled to a new record vote of ballots cast ac cording to unoffical and Shelley Burt and and John Langston were at home to many of their friends Sun day at the Langston home on South Seguin Miss Charlotte Haas and Miss Gerry Knowles will ride on the Comal County Fair float at the Cuero Turkey Trot parade Tower Drive In Sunday through Yul Brynner and Gina Loilabrigida in Solomon and Sheba in Classified ad Likenew alto Eflat Firstclass Must be seen to be appreciated Elburn 2694 Becker St Location for the new gymnasium for New voted in Satr days school bond was set for the High School grounds on Academy beside the manual training in a vote taken by the board of trustees of the New Braunfels Independent School District Tuesday At a recent meeting of the ex ecutive board of Comal Post American Wood ap peared to make a report on a drive which he had been conductingin cooperation with other New Braunfels business men for the pur pose of raising a fund for the organizations drum and bugle A new picture show for New bringing with it a first class vaudeville bill every week Thats what Jack Kaufmann was pro mising this week in mysterious hints he was dropping right and 50 years ago Within one hour after they had stolen an automobile here from three young automobile thieves found themselves in the toils of the law at Alamo Heights Tuesday Homer owner of the Longhorn reported the theft to who notified Constable Walter Mayor Fischer has reported that Otto Warnecke has resigned as a member of the Board of Equalization for and that Ludwig had accepted an appointment in his Comal County farmers growing potatoes for sale are required to make immediate application for an according to County Agent George Under the Potato Act of commercial growers of potatoes will have to pay a tax of 34 cents per pound for all potatoes sold in excessof their 1 PRKONDIJION TDSERIOUS ALSO PUTTIN6HUIWNR16HK I l Your representatives Mac Sweeney IGuadalupe County House of Representatives 20515 Lloyd Bentsen United States Senate Room 240 Russell BIdg 20510 Phil Gramm United States Senate Washington 20510 John Traeger Texas Senate Capitol Station Texas 78711 Tom Loeff ler House of Representatives 1212Longworth House Office BIdg 20515 Mark White Governors Office Room 200 State Capitol Texas 78701 Kuempel Texas House of Representatives Box 2910 Texas 78768   

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