Sunday, December 8, 1985

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 8, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas Sports 410 M053 261 TEXAS AMERICAN MICROFILM ATT PETE SINCLAIR BOX 45436 TX 75245 Unicorns head for semifinals See Page 11A Comal River Water outflow cfs same ww6ICh Edwards up Canyon Lake same City Sister city visitors due in New Braunfels See below The Purrrfect PagelB New Braunfels New Texas Sunday 1985 50 Cents 36 Pages 3 Sections Victory UkHYL f UNO The New Braunfels Unicorns soundly beat Calallen 2710 in San Antonio Saturday in the state 4A high school football quarter The Unicorns will face Tomball next week in the i Tomball trounced Bay City 280 in that teams quarter final See photo and story Page 11 Sister city visitors due in New Braunfels LILLIAN THOMAS Staff wriUr The Aussies are coming The Aussies are coming Thats the word from the Inter national Exchange with South Australia subcommittee of the local Sesquicentennial commit Two groups of 20 South Australians will visit New Braunfels the week of 15 and Why South Australia Because it Is having its 150th birthday in 1986 and many cultural exchanges have been planned between Texas and South The arrangements have been coordinated by the state Ses quicentennial Robert chairman of the local exchange subcommittee We tried at first to make ar rangements on our own with our twin but since we are depending on all volunteer help and the correspondence takes so we found that work ing with the state committee headed by Glen Hartman was the easiest The visitors will include people from the tiny German community of South but the entire group will not consist of only Pfeuffer We are looking for 20 households that would like to act as hosts for our newly adopted cousins who will visit the chairman They will need room and board and some sightseeing that but much of the hospitality will probably be provided by many New Braunfels civic Texans will also be visiting South but the days available for visits there have not yet been Pfeuffer One advantage we found work ing with the state organization is we can get better group airfare rates than we could have negotiated with New Braunfels and Hahndorf the chair man Local residents may be fascinated with the differences between the two and may have many questions about the native culture and unusual animals and plants that inhabit the smallest But many similarities in Ihe two histories exist The early history of Texas and South Australia will offer many but the history of Hahndorf and New Braunfels of fer even Reg a descendent of one of the five founding families of sent a series of articles with maps and photographs in hopes that it may help the two communities to understand each other even though great distance divides he The 35 famiiies that left Prussia in August Kavel traveled for five months on the British the to find a homeland free of religious Butler King Frederick Wilhelm III tried to unite the Lutheran and Reformed Protestants with imprisonment and cons tant the South Australian Lutheran loyalists led by Pastor August Kavel decided to migrate to South After discarding a scheme to settle his flock amongst other Ger man expatriates on the shores of the Black Sea in Kavel finally made contact with George Fife a wealthy London merchant with a reputation for See Page 16A Even the architecture is similar in the two cities CISD rejects low bids Staff writer Comal ISD trustees have voted to reject the low bid from a Conroe con tractor for proposed renovations at Canyon High In a special meeting the board rejected a million bid from Circle Double C Enterprises in and decided to strike up negotiations with Clauss Construction out of San in an effort to reduce the next lowest bid of million Architect Mike McChesney said a thorough background check on Dou ble C including addi tional references acquired last had resulted in major concerns for the firm of BradleyMcChesney Ar and his ultimate recommendation to reject the com panys low Weve talked to current projects and those closer to their and several are behind This is a See Page 16A Six people killed in explosion AIM Officials worked Saturday to determine what triggered a possible natural gas ex plosion and fire that leveled a popular killing at least six people and injuring a Two bodies were found overnight among the enormous piles of In wood and wet and four inoic were uncovered after state police Kenneth Kirsrhner Were hoping and praying there wont be any more beyond said Derby Fire Chief James who was directing the rescue efforts at the devastated River Were still going to Kirschner It was a popular restaurant and there could have been any number of The explosion Friday afternoon blew apart the threestory brick building housing the Italian restaurant and a number of apart The fire still smoldered Satur with billowing white srnoke visi ble from miles Several pieces of heavy construction equipment e being used to move the While no cause for the blast has been officially shop owners and firefighters speculated that it could have been the result of natural A halfmile area around the site was evacuated overnight because of gas See SIX Page 16A CISD receives computer grant funds Comal ISD has received a grant from the Texas Education Agency for a project that aims to reduce paperwork for teachers The TEA grant will fund a computerbased testing system of the Texas Essential Elements and Texas Educational Assessment of Minimum Skills objectives in language arts and mathmatics for grades kindergarten through The pilot program will last until said Ann com puter It project will provide local scoring and reporting of students academic The project aims to evaluate students performances with reduc ed paperwork instead of increased Sparks If teachers paperwork load is its been The grant is one of 10 awarded to 10 school districts in Each district was selected on the basis of competitive applications describing management of specific instructional problems with computerbased Approximate ly 110 school districts applied for the TEA As with any other commercial you really dont know if it will do what the people designed it to do until you try Sparks said of the program See Page 16A Inside Cheef Fund I OJOULP HAVE BEEN HAPPY WITH A People in the community added to the Cheer Fund br inging the total to 1 he dona tions were made by and Mrs Michael Ivy and Mr and Carl an anonymous Evelyn A Schumacher and Dorothy E and The HeraldZeitung encourages the community to bring their tax deductible donations or non perishable food items by its offices at 186 Those who cannot come to the call 625 9144 17 shopping days to Christmas CLASSIFIED17C COMICS8C CROSSWORD 2A DJARABBY 38 ENTERTAINMENT HOROSCOPE sc KALIDEOSCOPE 18B OPINIONS SPORTS 4A 1114A WEATHER 2A