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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 12, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas                                410 MOS3 EMPIRE MICROFILM GO 816423 TX 261 134 A Page 10 Paged New Braunfels New Texas N f Ztitimg One 16 Pages Thursday March 25 cents A Spring Fashion Show to benefit L Comal County Family Violence will happen 11 to 2 Saturday at Braunfels Presbyterian 373 The Gold The Lobby Just The Hair The Collec 14 Plus and Samls have com bined to offer the latest In spring fashion and style In the attempt to raise money to actually open the for battered women and vic tims of family Those at tending will have a chance to meet Lori Channel 4 television Admission Is Donations are tax deductible and can be sent to 150 Suite New Texas or call 625 6909 or Canyon Lake Chamber of Com merces Hot Cold Water fund raiser 28 was a The chamber would like to thank Canyon Land Canyon Lake Ice Canyon Lake Office Country Boys Food Georgles George Ingrams Cot tonmouth Patterson Tejas Hill Country TrimCo and the SUutz family for their Chamber president John WUhelm regrets we had to change the loca tion due to bad but things went Herman the first public school teacher In will be honored by New Braunfels1 recrea tional walk club during a twoday walk this Saturday and The walk will begin at Gruene Hall of New Braunfels MarschundWandergruppe is one of more than WO such clubs In the of They are part of the Interna tional Volkssportlng movement that began In the late 1960s in Ger The walk Is six miles long and Is not But about Hermann Seele began his teaching career In this area beneath trees In the then new settlement of New Braunfels In 1845 after the original settlers authorized the He is the third of the original settlers to be so honored by the walking club For more call 62S Albert a teacher in these parts for 30plus submitted a springtime poem in celebration of the end of Tis spring Tis spring Oh tis spring All the birds begin to The pretty flowers are in Drive away old winters The scent of spring is in the No good perfume is made so Gods sun is shining warm and Looks on earth with great delight In the garden we will Where much delicious food will I like spring best of The weekend outlook is brighter than most of this week has Partly cloydy skies will let through a high In the mM SPs with lemperaturis dropping to the low 4Qs Winds will be from the Fridjys high will reach netr 70 with southeasterly winds near 10 partly cloudy sfclei wUI prevail through the Will chance of thundersiornw returning Mon Weekend lows WUI bf in Dae with bjgjbj reaching Hive good The Menu IMS 8 Comal County to fight drunk driving with hightech device If you don i blow and you dont go in your car Comal County officials are pioneering experimental use of the Guardian Interlocking System for installation into the vehicles of repeat and aggravated DWI The first of its kind use in the which can render the igni tion system of an auto inoperable should the driver fail its will be used by the county courtatlaw as part of terms of probation for flagrant DWI By DAVID MAY Staff Writer Within the next 20 Comal County probably will have made Texas It is within that time that the first experimental use of an automotive in terlocking device will be installed as part of a DWI offenders terms of probation through the county court The county has begun progressive steps to pioneer the first instate use of a device that will prevent repeat DWI offenders from operating their autos if they have been County Attorney Bill Reimer said that the which can render a cars ignition system will impact the safety of county roads as well as the number of DWI cases in the county Manufactured by Guardian Interlock a Coloradobased firm which has opened an of fice in New the unit is about the size of a radio and is installed into the dashboard where it wires Into the In order to start the the driver must deliver a coordinated breath pulse code consisting of a series of timed pulses and and pass the calibrated blood alcohol level If the driver he must wait one hour before he can attempt it According to those put on the See Page i i i GBRA faces July deadline for hydro project startup ffJI By SARAH DUKE Stall Writer July 1 Is the latest date for the GuadalupeBlanco River Authority to begin construction of the Canyon Lake hydroelectric GBRA will begin looking for a contractor April 1 and is making final purchases needed forthe plant which will tap the energy of water pouring out of Canyon Lake and supply New Braunfels with six megawatts of electricity annually after Our hope is to Initiate construction July We want to actually be on site on that said Greg Rot chief engineer for the GuadalupeBlanco River Rothe said a coffer dam will be in place next November to allow workers to modify the discharge Army Corps of Engineers officials said Wednes day there are a few details left to iron out before they issue a permit for Ron a public Information officer for the said both agencies have approved the draft form of the There is one special condition and it is strictly for an emergency In the event there is a need to release a lot of water from the the coffer dam would need to be immediately removed and the material that the dam Is made of would have to be removed and taken upstream so It would not wash he Rothe said the corps permit is a relatively minor per mit in the overall construction project because it per tains only to the coffer GBRA has received a license from the Texas Water Commission and a permit from the Federal Commission allowing it to proceed with plans for the hydroelectric FERC spokesman Sharon Hyland said Wednesday the Mothers March agency granted a rehearing on permit Both the Canyon Lake Area Citizens a longtime opponent of the and the river authority requested and were granted a motion for A rehearing would allow energy commissions to review the permit When FERC officialswould recon sider the pernjii regulationsTis There no statutory deadline when we have to do something about Hyland Energy commis sioners met Wednesday and will meet again March Hyland said the rehearing is not on the commissions agenda for the next GBRA officials have the necessary governmental ap proval to begin constructing the but are requesting a change in a energy regulatory commissions provision regulating the amount of water to be pumped over the dam while the outlet conduit is Rothe said the release oulet under the dam will not be closed until the first part of November of this year He said workers will be busy with other construction until that GBRA officials estimated the construction contract to cost about million for the more than sixmonth job Rothe said the contractor will be responsible mainly for supplying a work The river authority is in the pro cess of purchasing most of the equipment and materials Rothe GBRA officials are still working out the designs for a bypass bid at and a slide bid at Rothe said minor changes in the designs should slightly lower the cost of both The hydroelectric plant is estimated to cost million and is being paid for by New Braunfels Utilities city work against time on proposals By DAVID MAY Stall Writer Prospective managers of city owned Prince Solms Park tube Chute are working against the clock as they attempt to prepare proposals in time for City Council action by March A dozen persons interested in managing the park met with city staff at city hall Wednesday after noon for a questionandanswer ses sion to prepare to submit proposals due by 2 March Council is expected to decide at its next regular meeting whether a private interest or the city will operate the popular water recrea tional Most of the prospective conces sionaires disclosed problems with submitting proposals on such short notice because there are well known problems in securing the required liability insurance amounts Conces sionaire hopefuls also disappoved because they had not been supplied with revenue and expenditure in formation related to the Tube City Manager Joe Michie said the possibility looms that council could decide the city should manage the though he declined to speculate specifically what those chances We are working against the calendar because we are faced with a situation where people are going to be in the water whether we are ready or Michie told those in The park is scheduled to open Easter Michie terminated the citys lease with former concessionaire Richard who had managed the facility since in a disagreement over liability insurance coverage We are working against the calendar because we are fac ed with a situation where people are going to be in the water whether we are ready or Joe Michie City Manager and rights to a percentage of gross Both the city and Hampton have remained tight lipped about the cir cumstances surrounding the con tract which was to run through February because of the possibility of Hampton and his son Mark attended the con ference and are expected to submit a proposal to the Liabilty insurance remains the biggest obstacle for interested con cessionaires to The city is re quiring a minimum of per incident for which annual premiums run as high as Insurance rates are high at water recreational parks such as the Tube Chute because of the possibility of accidents and Leasing a cityowned facility only increases the difficulty of securing such a policy for prospective Harvey Scheel told city staff at the meeting that not knowing how much insurance premiums are going to or even if such policies are along with little knowledge of projected revenues and overhead costs is like moving in to a house not knowing how much the rent is going to be Spring Fling 87 By JULIE JOHNSON C9ontv The Center pf attention Thats whit mature adults 55 and over will be at the Texas 4H Center on Lake Brownwopd wnen hundreds will en thMSiasticaiJy participate in the Seventh Annual Spring Fling during AprU and May Sponsored by the Texas Extension five executive weeks are offered frojn which men and women alike may MansolO hjar Tiffany wW in oj April The roarfifc wtt m UadJi Tiffany was i Syitframe y Jagpjjra Tiffany wan WjJJS far Tiffgny or mojify in contact chairman n Mareh 99 toward rsaaarefc to hfJ ing birth Photg by LfsJie dates are as lojlows April 7 April April April W May Featured educational programs and activities offer wide vajriety pf topics te AiUUl bjgbfsi oj au vAp topics wctote ploryjg msurance cooking tax and Energizing reliving reerealionaJ where all will welcome great fellowship and new Learning Centers will offer experience in a variety of areas such as oil chime antique country collec boat guided nature tours and fishing on Brownwaod wiU add popularity to yovjr Swimm ing in the on the lighted courts and s dominoes md card and tiJWe round 044 the event A speeii theme of PMWte1 m Rife A SaJjiHe to the Rojjing ties WUI provide feiftye u mjsphere to tag newly expanded Spring Flteg Fiityftvf m Wso yoj eapta wissWy to wmml sssl ol m County 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