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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 17, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas                                1 M 0 c FC SI TX v v tracfc V ii clam NewBraunfels New Texas A m April 17 1987 25 Cents Tvyo 16 Pages Stammtisch A 11 Theres this rope that who walks into a bar and asks for a I cant serve Youre a says the Second same The rope slithers out onto the curb and lies itself winding into a tight ball with sticking It rubs the ends ragged on the then goes Into another tavern and says Id like a The barkeep Wait a Arent you a rope says the Im afraid Get it A frayed Hospice New Braunfels finds it necessary to advertise that the organization that provides counsel ing and direct senices to terminally ill people and their families does not discriminate on the basis of national handicap or For some this sounds Whether you are white or handicap male of the reason anyone would have to be a client of the hospice transcends any and all social Their after is dealing with THE com mon denominator of earthly ex istence among human beings This is a fine organization that deserves as much support as we can give it Teen Connection has begun another Drug Use Dead End group Meeting Thursdays from 7 to 8 the first half hour of the L session is open to any while the for between 13 and DUDE will also provide a support group for those who have a drug problem or know someone with a problem Parents and concerned adults are welcome at the DUDE sessions Some topics to be covered include types of drugs and their effects and treatment options available For more information about this wor thwhile call Teen Connec tion at G29657I TC is al UH W San Antonio Teens who need a summer job t and the money that comes with a job i may be eligible for the Alamo Area Council of Governments Sum mer Youth Employment and Train ing Program Applications are now being accepted and the program starts May I Open to economically disad mschool youth ages 14 the program provides work and educational activities for an hourly wage of Teens M and 15 years old will work for 200 while those 16 and older will have a greater number of hours on the pro gram If you qualify or know so meone who contact a school counselor or Dolores 144 6291SH9 New Braunfels Black Heritage Society queen contestants will be raising funds for the groups scholarship fund The fundraising will culminate with a dance and queen coronation on June 20 Can didates are Koxanne sponsored by Maggie Audrey sponsored by Billie Yvette sponsored by Charles Stephanie sponsored by Dennis and Sherri Er sponsored by Faye Millett Some of the people in the two pic tures were misidentified recently and Harold hopes this clears that This is the heritage societys se cond Jweteenlh Krogers store on 81 t Elliott Knox will host an Easter Egg Hunt beginning at 8 Saturday Cheek it The Menu Easter influx packs By SARAH DUKE Staff Writer Calling Easter weekend the Spr ing Break for the working Reservoir Manager Jerry Brite said he expects from to people to visit Canyon Lake during the threeday Brite said a number of campers already have Invaded the parks sur rounding the lake and he expects more later today and Brite said he expects Sunday to be the most popular day at the late as picnickers join The lets gocamping weather and the near perfect lake conditions are promp ting area city dwellers to explore the more scenic lake he And local business owners and river outfitters couldnt be happier at the prospect of a succesful Texas Canoe Trails outfitter Betty Walls described Easter sveekend as the Monday morning of the river business the first jolt of excitement after a four month Walls said with the river running as it is just less than cubic feet per second conditions are ideal for tubing and Outfit ters recommend people not go on the river in rigid water craft such as canoes when the river is running but Walls said she doesnt an ticipate any problems with the river running at its current While Canyon Lake and River Road likely will be packed with visitors and local residents enjoying the New Braunfels businesses expect to get their share of the Jan Hardin of the New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce said response to chamber adver tisements in magazines and major newspapers in the state has been If our weekend weather holds the summer should be she Figures indicating visitors contributions to the local economy last summer are not but Hardin said tourists pumped more than million into the local economy in She said that figure translates into about two million Walls said the local Easter crowd is usually between to While Easter is the kickoff for the tourist Memorial Day is usually busier with crowds of to she Easter tends to be not quite as heavy as Memorial We see a lot of local people and San Antonio and Austin people come to the river after church on she The afterchurch river ride On Easier Sunday has become a ritual with a large number of people in Central Walls While the river outfitter said Scenes like this will be common during the Easter Photo by Deryl Clark Easter crowds usually are pretty Corps water en thusiasts not to takesafety Brite said he and his three rangers will be hustling to keep up with the crowds expected at the parks around the added they also will be relying on the Comal County Sheriffs Department for The sheriffs department is They tell us theyll be The public should feel fairly but we dont tell anyone they should feel safe because with that many anything could he Brite warned visitors not to mix alcohol or drugs with One of our sayings is Dont itll ruin your Thats kind of but we take it very Safety on the lake is our 1 priority and drugs and alcohol use is the 1 killer on the he The reservoir manager said the prime candidate for drowning at the lake is a person between the ages of 15 and 30 who has been consuming alcohol or abusing Thats the most horrible part of our job is working a death or serious but we know we have to do it sooner or he Brite added that Canyon Lake is among a growing number of Texas lakes experiencing a decline in drownings and Thats something he is proud of and said he wants to While law enforcement agents See Page 2A Outfitters offering park maintenance in lieu of user fees By DAVIDMAY Staff Writer Outfitters along the Guadalupe River have bailed New Braunfels City Council with an offer to voluntarily contribute toward the maintainance of Cypress Bend Park in exchange for councils re jection of a user fee targeted at concessionaires who use the park as a river exit Council appears to be biting Outfitters have offered to give the cit some in gills to con tinue using ihe park without hav ing to pay a 75 cent fee per customer at the park Council April tabled second reading of the ordinance designed to offset cuts to the parks budget for maintainance and future im provements at Cypress Bend Park We have an opportunity to get something for said District 3 Councilman Ed Scian larelli Monday who sug gesled the city Take the money and run Council some 18 months ago asked its Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee to draft such an the committee has met and the action numerous times with river outfit ters Revenues originally were to go into a special enterprise parks fund to offsel budget cuts which have slashed department services some 20 percent in the last year City Manager Joe Michie asked council lo place any revenues derived after administrative costs into the general operating fund because it subsidizes the parks and he said he believes it is nol ad visable lo have such special enter prise funds or pockets of money here and there I sing conservative numbers Parks Director David Whatley has estimated the fee would bring in to Collecting the fee would cost the cit about to staff the park with two park rangers for the 17 weekends ol summer activity The rangers would not only ac Page 2A GAD board chooses not to give chief appraiser raise Rhodes will negotiate for new office facility through NBISD BY JIMWEBRE Staff Writer Comal Central Appraisal District board of directors chose not to give Chief Appraiser Richard Khodes a raise Thursday but agreed to evaluate the managers salary level in December The action discussed and taken in open session should come as welcome neus to the critics ot the proposed 198tt CAD budget calling for a chief appraisers salary of some Khodes had submitted the proposed budget total ing Several persons spoke during the boards budget hear ing held before convening or the regular meeting Margie Kaborn of New Braunfels told the board she thought Khodes should be held to the starting he agreed to when he hired on several months ago lies just doing the job he as hired to do she said Board chairman S I David commented during theheanng that Khodes has done his job well and deserves credit or thai despite the boards unanimous Fiesta Mexicana decision to amend the proposed 1988 budget to reflect the cut in proposed In other the board unanimously voted to allow Rhodes and board member Ray Soechting to negotiate with New Braunfels Indepdent School District for some square feet of office space at a cost of more than a year for six years with a nonescalating clause in the contract Board member Bate Bond said he remembered the ap praisal district in its early years discussed the policy that i directors did not want to be identified with any other entity Board member Glyn representing New Braunfels and David said they recalled no such stated poplicy during their tenures on the David and Rhodes outlined what they said were clear advantages to the NBISD including availability of a meeting a vault for records storage and possible costsharing for maintenance services with the district NBISD had submitted a bid for supplying office space last fall when the districts directors chose not to pursue a districtowned building and land until clarification of state law regarding a CADs right to own real property is available A bill that would allow such ownership is pen ding before the state Legislature in Austin The NBISD arrived in CAD hands too late for con See Page2A Grand jury indicts Little for burglary By PAVIDMAY Staff Writer A Universal City man received his second indictment in as many mon ths Wednesday from a Comal County grand jury that handed down a total oU 3 indictments There were no reported sealed in dictments or nobills in the jurys monthly session conducted in the 22n4 State District Court Leonard was indicted for the 12 burglary of a non habitation at Canyon Lafee Little also Indicted last month here for thg Pec 18 armed rohbgry of an ekfcrly Couple and jheir grandson in which he iM them up at gunpoint and loaded their ear with including a parrot in Gonxal County j aU on a mm bosJ oji and a bond on the Dec 18 charge who has multiple per according to Universal Ci ty was transferred here 29 from Colorado County where he is also charged with theft When ar rested by Colorado County Little was parked in a picjjup with the parrot taken in the New grawnfels robbery He also has a September isas con viction of aggravated robbery in Bex ar County other indictments returned in clude Jeffery Rodriquez for a Jan 29 robbery Arrested the same he remains to jsy on a Jose Alviso Tristan Jr for the 13 burglary of a nonhabitation in the im blocfc of West San A Erika left has been named queen of the Fiesta Mexicana sponsored by the Mexican American Heritage Lettie second duchess while Yyette Garcia is princess At Tomi Vallejo is first duehess of the event which will be held Photos by Leslie Knewildt   

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