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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 29, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas                                N SV win Page 9A Barbecued shish Page 1B New Braunfels New texas 83 Two wvf Zeituno 24 Pages Wednesday April 1987 25 Cents Stammtisch Wood of the State Depart ment of Highways and Public otherwise known as the highway con gratulates all those people who par ticipated in last Saturdays volunteer cleanup They did one heck of a great job collecting more than 200 bags of yucko stuff from the highways and byways At least 60 people local ly took part in this fine Four new park benches were put onto the Memorial Primary playground By Monday morning they had been Celeste chairman of the schools PTA playground said the benches cost something like each and whoever stole them should feel guilty and bring them back Mrs Salge is a lot more tact ful about her referrence to the thieves than some of the rest of us might be Hope you enjoy the Jerks Hope you get something that belongs to you Youre not even a worthwhile thief Why not hit a bank with armed guards and cameras Prove youre But youre not Youre You come in the night and take childrens furniture thats what you little wimps You can get tickets delivered by calling BugAMeisler Pest Control by calling 6250461 or go by Oakwxxj Tire Company and pick up your tickets to a benefit dance hap pening from 9 to I Satur May at Cotnal County Fairgrounds The beneficiary of the dance is the proposed Emergency Childrens Shelter in tomal County folks Lets rock and roll The Stingrays will do the 50s and 60s thing big lime Cost is 50 per camper in while folks who arrive at the door will pay H Bug A Meisler will deliver tickets and Oakwood Tire has them on hand By the the 2nd Annual Cops i Kobbers Softball Tournamnent to raise money for the same cause has brought in some from ticket sales and gifts donated by area merchants Well list them en toto a little later but thanks to all to date May as we have noted is going to be a lot of fun Our own Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 71 lu and the Ladies Aux iliary convinced Mayor Erbcn to proclaim May 1 as Loyally Day Be to your country fly your flag and be proud you re an American Now we just it look something like three seconds of con vincing to get George to sign the proclamation He d have turned down kissing a baby first Motorcycle riders from across the Hill Country are invited to gather at Walnut Square Shopping Center at U this coming Sunday There will follow a mass march ride in to Austin lu protest the mandatory helmet law Cars and pickups are by the way Bikers from all over the Lone Slar State will be joining and it doesnt matter if you ride a rice burner or some real heavy American if you want to show your support for no helmet join in Call Buddy Faulkner at txtween 5 and 9 p in for more information Ernie Mendez is a politically astute man He reminds us that the Loinesses of the New Braunfels Noon Uons contingent have worked every Wt as some say to raise money during last weekends White Cane Day Lions and Uonesses will be all over town this Saturday passing out balloons to kidlets 11 IS CB055WORQ Worki All the live long Members of the New Braunfels Historical Railroad and Modeler Society Orville Feder Nqrbert GHIes and Bob work on a at the societys depot on West San Antonio The group has been working for months remodeling the interior of depot and is now developing the train Photo by Deryl Outfitters vow donation for use of Cypress Bend By DAVIDMAY Staff Writer An ordinance designed to derive user fees from outfitters using Cypress Bend Park died on its second reading Monday night because of lack of action by New Braunfels City Council did agree to accept cash contributions from the two ma jor concessionaires using the park as a river Owners of Rocking R River Rides and GuadALoop Shoot have offered cash gifts to the city in the amount of from Rocking R and from GuadALoop Shoot to continue using the park for one of their primary river takeout In the concessionaires pledged to clean up trash around the river and vowed that there would on a walkie talkie manned by an employee who could summon police if Council did not comment on the suggestion of Howard owner of GuadALoop and speaking on behalf of Rocking R the two heaviest users of shuttle patrons at the municipal facility to be sole users of the facility Spandau said the request would ad dress concerns about over usage and premature erosion of road and park conditions by shuttle Council failed to act on the propos ed measure because members believed it would be advantageous to accept the outfitters rather than depend on revenues estimated to net or less and because the ordinances ad ministrative costs would be a finan cial hindrance to the city should out fitters choose to lease private land downstream for a takeout The second reading of the or dinance was tabled by council at its April meeting to further consider the outfitters proposition If cost is per we will definitely go to the other Spandau told The city would definitely go in the he noting he had been offered a site for which he would purchase and sublet to other outfitters wishing louse it Page2A DPS chase leads to search A Monday evening chase and foot race ended with one 16yearold San Antonio youth in custody and officials on ihe lookout for another Texas Departmenl of Public Safety Trooper Scott Haag spotted a car that had been reported driving wreckJessly on Interstate 55 We got a call that a reckless driver was driving people off the Haag adding lhal when he spotted the car near the Engle Road exit in the northbound lane of IH 1 tried to stop him and he ran Haag said while chasing the he discovered the weaving car was stolen The driver went north on IH until he was inside the city limits Near Ihe DPS the car lefl the jumped Ihe median and kepi on Haag said After reaching ihe access road and conlmuing Ihe driver turned right on then right again into a deadend slreet Haag said apparently when ihe driver realized he had turned into a deadend he drove through yards Irving lo reach the access road The vehicle chase ended when he ran Ihrough the wall at Clark Automolive There was a prelty big hole m the wall and part of the car was slicking thelrooper said Bolh Ihe juvenile driver and his passenger took off he Haag apprehended the juvenile driver in a yard after chasing him on foot for about 5o to 75 yards Comal County Sheriffs Department of ficials and New Braunfels Police of ficers assisted in the chase but the passenger was not apprehended at the site A suspect has since been questioned in connection wilh ihe chase Haag said despile the damage to the stolen car and the building the juvenile suffered only a small cut The trooper said evidence in the car indicated the driver had been drink ing Jonas joins Up With People program Kevin a 20yearold New Braunfels High School has become the first local resi dent lo be accepled in Up With an inlernational perform ing organization Known or Us widely acclaim ed musical Up with People is an educalional and cullural program lhat en courages understanding among people everywhere Jonas lives at Mary Preiss Drive in New Braunfels and is the son of Karl and Joyce He graduated from NBHS in iyas He is an Kagle Scout and has been active in several clubs and organizations He and his family have lived in New Braunfela for Hi years Following sseeks of orien lation m Ariz beginning in Jonas will travel for 10 months with a cast of more than people from as many as different countries During the sludenls will a unique education and cultural experience learning Kevin Jonas about olher cultures and languages as they live and work with an international traveling staying with host meeting leaders of government and the discussing issues of local na tionai and international im portance The Up with People show is a contemporary twohour featuring an mterna tionai cast and band It has per formed in 48 countries An estimaled 14 million people have seen the show since the groups founding 18 years ago Millions more have seen the show on na tional television There are five international casts of Up with each consisting of 125 students and slaff rom around the world The 510 students are selected from annually and this year represents 2H countries and 4j slates Although musical talent is an asset it is not required for ac ceplance into the program See Page 2A Vocational grant to help find jobs By SARAH PUKE Staff Writer New Braunfels ISDs vocational training department is on its way to filling a projected need for qualified local workers m the health business and service industries There is a shortage of people to fill these said Ueland NBlSDs vocational director Cox and other school administrators mel with and talked to local employers and discovered there is a need for training potential nurses aides and sales clerks Employers dont have the time to Cox and instead they want applicants who are experienced and ready to go to work Cox said school district officials checked w ah ihe Texas Employment Commission lo deter mine the projected need for employees They considered employers requesis lo the TiX lor qualified job applicants in the area including Guadalupe and Bexar eounlies After receiving tellers from employers about we pul together a grant apphca I ion lo the Texas education Agency to train m these three he said The one of hundreds to land on ihe desks at was pro cessed and approved Cox was notified last week that the school distncl was granted to lund the job train ing program The vocational education expert called the grant application a joint effort between the school districts vocational departmenl and community educalion department Cox said the input and cooperation of the New Braunfels Chamber of the New Braunfels In dustrial Foundation and local in ciuamg nursing homes ana were invaluable Something thai makes this different from most job training programs is its not aimed at loss income people and its for all Cox said He added that persons currently enrolled m another school are not eligible for the pro gram One particular group we ssanl to concen trate on is people betsveen to 60 years old who want to start lo work and dont have the job he said adding that the program is perfect for women whose children have grossn up and left home SVhen those women have the time and in teresl in joining the work force the program of fers them training and help finding a job once the 80 to loo instruction hours are completed The training program could also be beneficial to persons svho ssould like lo perform better at their job or who u make a career change tie aid The program i e to ts many as ion is tree and i en peopie hs mg outside of New ne g mones will be used to pas irainers salaries pnnl educational material tt t Luvdl nursing homes are in of nurses Cox and tties hat to lurniAii training fjcilities at no expense Sales clert traiiee be li atned in classroom at the New Brduniti High Mudents will learn to ope tie asli registers and handle cusi HUT service They aKu will acquire some asu training locking methodsin dufennt tvpe oi stores hey will study basic sku Before any studeni tjegms t ox said SeeTRAiNiNG Page 2A Hydro financing on N BU agenda 1 The New Braunfels Utilities board of directors will consider approving a resolution for financing the proposed Canyon Dam hydroelectric project during Us Thursday meeting Bob NBU general said Ihe resolution details the terms of financing ihe estimated to cost more than million Were not approving the sale oi he said This is the preliminary document to that Were not near that Sohn said Uw board is expected to consider approving a bond sale in May finajact jhe pro The pEQJfici m Uje hoard for sis is ex pected to deliver six megavvalls of electricity to Braunfels residents annually after construction is completed GuadalupeBlanco Uiver Authority officials are pushing for construction lo begin as soon as possible lo meet a schedule which calls tor a drastic reduction in outflow from the dam next winter During about a tjoday period of water will have lo be pumped over ihe dam into the Uuadaiupe according to the river authoritys plans Sohn said today the NBl board will probably authorize a bond sale in late alter a bid lor construction con tractors been awarded Ee said the bond market has been high dur ing recent with interest rates lopping out al 8 i but those rates have now stabilized About last thai trend wenl back down he said Sohn ad ded lhat finance experts are predic ling bond rates will tumble below 8 percent Itll be greal if they gel back under 7 he said Jim GBKA s said the river authority has spent more than million on the hydro project since iasi He said ajmosl miJUQji has been accumulated in earned making the net pro CCSCT board votes to retain community The Community Council of South Central Texas will stay ihe Community Council following a unanimous vote by the board ol directors Tuesday to ketp the name Ann Bartholomew Comal Coun tys representative lo the board told the board there is some coniu sion locally because ihe council s name is so similar to lhat of the Community Service Center I feel thai a lot ol times sse worry dtxiu our little Bartholoiuesx said She lold the board during its quarterly meeting at the Senior CiUieiis Center lhat she recently met with the Community Service Center director One of their misunderstan dings was that they thought we were getting some ol the dona tions meant for them because our 1   

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