Tuesday, April 28, 1987

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 28, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas Neto Braunfels New Texas One Pages ling Tuesday April 25 Cents Stammtisch Tis the season Former New Braunfelser Robert Nowotrty has produced a movie that Is now being shown at the Central Park Fox theater In San The Billy stars Karl Maiden and was shot in Billy says Roberts mother George Is the story of a steel worker and will eventually be shown in New Robert is a graduate of New Braunfels High School and has a masters degree in radiotelevision and film from the University of Texas at Hes now living In As a post script to a recent invita tion to all over60 citizens to a picnic at space 11 in Landa Park Lanlla Ross adds that Park Ranger Superintendent Mark Peltier will conduct short historical walking tours of the both in the morn ing and Peltier said he expects to gain as much Information from the seniors who remember when as he gives to says who is the director of the Senior Citizens Center Poetry lovers and friends and fmaly of the poets themselves should turn to page 5A of todays HeraldZeitung for a look at the win ning entries In the recent New Braunfels Arts Councils annual poetry New Braunfels Kiwanis Organiza tion Is sponsoring a free speech and hearing screening on May 9 at New Braunfels National Bank The screening will be conducted from 10 am to 3 p in the community room of the New Braunfels National 1000 The hearing screening is open to all ages and the speech screening is for children 2l to 8 years of For further in call the Northeast Com munlcation and Learning Clinic in San Antonio at 15259833 or call Or Paul Hardee after 7 p m at 629 0529 New Braunfels Area Humane Societys animal shelter on Kuehler Avenue Is again accepting The dog runs and rabies observation kennels at the shelter for the past two weeks have been getting a new concrete thanks to generous dontlons from area businesses but all that Is done and the shelter is again open Several members of the New Braunfels Running Club ventured south to Port Aransas Saturda to participate in the First Annual Sea Food and Run For It Classic Koad Kace sponsored by the Corpus Christi Road Runners Club The fun run event started wiih a lo kilometer followed by a a kilometer and then concluded with a I mile run which drew many families and children Immediate following the all race par licipatns and spectators were pro vided all the salad and drinks they could all com pltments of the Corpus Christ i Koad Hunners and Spaghetti Works Restaurant Local runners par ticipating in the event were Tun Sara and Hen Hooker and Ray and Beverly Koehn Tim and Ray ran all three martha and Beverly ran both the IOK and I while Sara and Ben all ran the l miler Both Sara and Ben Hooker finished second overall in the childrens divi sion of the I miler Congratula lions The Property Owners of Comal County Water Recreational District number one will hold their quarterly meeting at the island on Saturday at 10 Sunny and warm days with Jight and variable winds and temperatures in the 90s are forecast for the entire week with no rain in sight The nights will be fair and mild with temps in the 60s M2 9 4 FOITKY CONTEST 5 IF08TI TVIQGS 78 Golf course operation will remain under city By DAVIDMAY Staff Writer The greens of the Landa Park Municipal Golf Course are in the as In leading New Braunfels City Council Monday night to vote against any further privatiza tion considerations to operate the financially stable Council took the unanimous action following recommendations from Ci ty Manager Joe Michie and Landa Park Golf Course Advisory Board Chairman Bill Our golf course is a profitable operation any way you cut Mabry told From purely a dollars and cents it is not counting the value it is to the city as the number one tourist attraction year which is something you can not put a dollar value Mabry said through April the course has almost in its capital improvements fund and has shown a profit thus far of over not including revenues derived from last weeks Golf and with revenues still to come in April and Daily and annual fees at the course were recently increased by council with a portion of those adjustments going toward a capital im provements Privatization is not in the best in terest of the citys financial situation and it is not in the best interest of the citizens of New added With our current fee struc ture and capital improvements we have the capacity to make im provements and operate the course without any taxpayer revenues and make it an even more profitable and attractive source of pride for the ci The advisory board has discussed the proposition several times and have met with a representative of the American Golf Corporation and visited a course operated in Mesqiiite The group voted at its April 14 meeting to cease further privatiza tion consideration and to maintain the current management operation under the city I want to be on record as saying that after looking at privatization of the we ought to discon tinue looking at that Michie We may want to come back to it some time in the but 1 dont see that taking In making the motion to discon tinue further privatization considera council member atlarge James Goodbread I think it See Page 2 Five one juvenile charged with burglaries New Braunfels firefighters fought for several hours late AAon da afternoon to bring under control a fire on Saengerhalle Road off Texas The which burned a large area of a recently cut wheat reached the edges of Saengerhalle and also threatened adjoining The fire is another in a series recently of grass fires which have officials warning citizens to use extreme care and caution because of extreme ly dry conditions at present in the Responding to the blaze were New Braunfels Fire Department and volunteer departments from New GeronimoLake Me Queeney and Lake Dun lap Photo by Deryl Clark Several burglaries and thefts near Canyon Lake were cleared through the arrests Monday of six persons in two separate incidents involving Comal County Sheriffs department Four adults and a all from San were arrested early Monday morning by Deputy Don Reynolds for the burglary of a fast food establishment on FM 306 at Han cock Road In Comal County Jail are James on charges of burglary of a theft under and possession of narcotics paraphenaha He is being held in lieu of more than in bonds Dennis James and Anthony all on charges o burglary of a non habitation Baird and McMeans are beina held on bonds of while Whites bond was placed at All were magistrated by Precinct 2 Justice of the Peace R G Doc Blanchard The 16yearold arrested was released Monday into the custody of his parents Lang and the juvenile were ar rested by Reynolds around 7 for the theft of firewood from a conve nience store across the street from the food establishment That arrest led the deputy lo the groups campsite near North Park subdivision where they were found in possession of more than dollars worth of food items taken in the early morning The suspects did an as yet undeter mined amount of damage to the store by breaking out a window to gain en trance and then leaving several coolers open which resulted in the loss of other food according to sheriffs In a separate sheriffs in vestigator Gordon Lilleux ap prehended Ray Abel at his residence at 487 Common and charged him with two counts of burglary for the April 14 and 18 breakins of the Canyon Lake Tackle Shop inStartzville Precinct l Justice of the Peace Harold Krueger set Martinez bond at uou on each count Lilluex said Martinez is the only suspect at present in the burglaries of the shop in according to the the was basical ly emptied out of fishing tackle and See Page2 Professor aims to determine towns ethnicity B i SARAH DUKE Stall wr iU r A KraunfeK Mir mother colony MH lenient m Texas a piofessor olicllmg puhlli input 11 uhll Ncu Hi i It i ailing Ne lor i c 1 1 1 1 Ol del ill deter mine ji i i le pie hi Houston lnitute ol Ti del mad Mudus d ill 11 he I i piolesMiiale holding a town 1 1 leel i nji in discus ethim itv as a definition ni the uinmuniU In Ihe p i leii iiMi illleihir ol Ihe I Diversity The protestor said the are try ing to determine how New Braunfels residents define their community through economies ethnicity ur some other trait German traits are still prevalent in New Braunfels and the German language seems to remain fairly popular dish said don t hear German spoken on the but its he said adding that he his order at a local bakery in German and always is understood other German traits are in Ihe city he said 1 think the family patterns are quite German he said Gish added that some of the personality traits considered German such as conservatmsm and a reluctance to accept out siders actually are similar to traits of residents in any small town Were going to have to determine what is small town and what is German Were going to have to weed out what is German and what are generally considered smalltown he said There are certain qualities that are con suiered German Gish said noting that a sense ol order a reverence tor the past and a unloving attitude are among the attributes considered German Those are things you think ot when you think ot but those are sort of gross NBISD awards bid for more classrooms at Memorial Primary stereotypes he said Gish said meeting organizers hope to draw some of the areas older residents who can give insight into what it means to be German Itll be kind of fun Itll be a gathering of he said German as an ethnic group is experiencing sort of an ethnic chic Gish said The Ger mans in this state are yet two world svars sort oi did them in But in the last several years 1 have noticed a change Now its OK to be German he said The Mexican an influence in Ihe corn See Page royalty In to crowded classrooms at New Braunfcls newest school New Braunlels LSD s board of trustees this week awarded a bid or more than ixm worth of construc tion at Memorial Il unary School Ixiimtf Curtis NBlsli supennten dent for finance said he was pleased with the bid which came in con siderably under estimates received U bids from contractors on a project that architect had estimated to cost he said Ol the bids received six were lower than the estimated cost The loard awarded the contract to Tom my Ciouch Construction Co ol Con verse Crouch had the low bid of for construction of four new kindergarten classrooms For an ad ditional the school board decided lo have the contractor build a 4o by 80 foot asphalt play area The contractors have agreed to have the classrooms ready for use next fall Curtis said While NBISD has never worked with the Converse See Page 2 State committee drops Guadalupe from proposed bill By SARAH DUKE Writer The Guadalupe River in Comal County has been dropped Irom a slate senate bill aimed at protecting Texas rivers A spokesman lor one oi the state senators on the Natural Resources Committee said the removal oi the Guadalupe River and a portion oj the Colorado Hi ver w as a result of public pressure Cituens owning land along the rivers leared the bill would strip them ol their property rights and would encourage people to trespass on their he said There was a lot ol pressure from people who live along those rivers and they were coming to meetings saying We oppose this We have Pap 2 president Ray Mendez Jr crowns tnka Canty at the organizations Fiesta She was escorted py joe Martinez The 15th annual event was this weekend at yVursthalle Photo by Deryl Clark