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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 17, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas                                o q Folkfest Page 1B Track history Page 13 A New Brau nf els New Texas Four 44 Pages Zeituno 96 Sunday May 50 Cents Stammtisch The Black Heritage Society will meet today at 3 at Live Oak Baptist Church to make the im portant plans for the Junclccnth celebration and the queen New Braunfcls Garden Council will meet Wednesday al 10 at the Lancia Parks Old and new representatives are encouraged to attend the installation of now Comal Coiuity clerks office will begin closing during the lunch hour The new hours will be 8 to noon and 1 to 5 each STAGE auditions for the twoact comedy Kniir by Joseph adapted from Carl Reiners will be held at House Theatre on Bulvcrde Road on May 22 at and May 24 at 4 Director Judd Strader will need 15 performers 11 men and four women ranging in age from late teens to middle or to cast this comedy about the riotous sojourn of a stagestruck youth who works as a delivery boy in a sewing machine Call 4382339 for more specific details about the roles or If you are researching your family tree and dont have enough acorns to pay for a trip to Germany to look more closely at the call Jill Glenewinkel and shell do the footwork for Glenewinkel is an instructor of history at Southwest Texas State University and is planning to spend the summer in For a of she is offering to research genealogy in the northern area of including the Lower Saxony or Hanover and Braunschweig Glenewinkel has a masters degree in history and has worked on her own family history and that of oilier She said it would be helpful to know the exact area the family is from but it wont be ab solutely necessary because she svill just do more research to find Glenewinkel also said she will come to New Braurifels to meet with genealogy seekers or will com municate over the She needs to hear from you by May 23 because stie ships out on May Call her at 5123961613 or write her at 29 Deenvood San Marcos More Cops and Robbers sponsors Ingram Ready Mix Print It Uodeway Inn BugAMeister Pest Control Texas Commerce Bank New Braunfels National Bank First Federal Savings and Loan M Bank Citizens National Thanks even though it rained The Cops and Robbers Softball Tournament rained out Saturday may be but thats only a definite The guys are thinking about May will go ahead with festivities today at Con servation Plaza and the Museum of Texas Handmade Arrested man may be linked to corpse By DAVID MAY Staff Writer A Cibolo man was arrested Saturday morning by a Comal County Sheriffs and Schcrlz police department investigators on a Bexar County warrant for unlawful possession of a Cornal County Sheriffs Depart ment investigator Rudy Rubio said the man is believed to be connected with the death of an asycl unidentificd woman found April 3 in a culvert in south Cornal Craig is in Bexar County Jail on a bond of for the weapons He was arrested at 124 Buffalo Trail in Rubio said a tip provided by an anonymous informant through the local Crime Stoppers sent authorities to the house Saturday morning seeking Lamb and iden tification of the young believed to be in her early Rubio declined to disclose the extent of information provided by the A couple who reside at the house where Iximb was staying denied any knowledge of the womans identity or circumstances surrounding her according to the Rubio said his main concern is confirming the deceased See Pago2A After yesterdays a weLconie djy of njostjy sijnijy skies is being Torys wiJi be near 90 degrees witij hjgb Winds wijjv bj Iron the south at about 10 94 A Storim dumps twcMhch rain Texas thunderstorms dumped approximately two inches of rain Saturday to mess up plans for a benefit softball flood city and knotck out Rubble at the left side of the was washed from the over the curb onto Pjioto by Leslie Kriewaldt 4 By DAVID MAY and TRAVIS POLING Staff Writers A severe thunderstorm which passed through the area midday Saturday dumped two inches of rain and more in many sections of New Braunfels and Comal County within a twohour period as reports of outages and flooded streets swamped local Approximately two inches of rain fell in Bulverde and the Smithson Valley area as well as in central and northern portions of New A weather correspondent near Smithson Valley made an unconfirmed report of small hail Slightly more than an inch of rain reportedly fell in southern parts of the Potters Creek area reported slightly less than an while the Seguin area reported just more than an inch area as the storm quickly passed Two trees caught fire after wet branches and leaves came in with power New Braunfels Utilities personnel and fire department officials were suinnibncdio the one in the 1200 block of East Common Street and the other in the 300 block of South Market Was temporarily shut off at both locations while the limbs were trniiined No major damage resulted from the Utilities manager Bob Sohti reported procedure for such in cidents and said the utilities are responsible for keeping power lines free of Lightening struck a small structure at Umda Resorts about resulting in a small fire that was quickly extinguished by fire Several telephone poles in the city had also caught fire because of unconfirmed lightening Shortly after the fire department temporarily lost power following intense but power was restored after about five High water along Fredricksburg Road forced authorities to open Park barricades to relieve traffic congestion in the Barricades were temporarily erected at a low water crossing on Live Oak Street around 1 New Braunfels police reported light traffic problems around the Smithson Valley Road near the high school there had to be closed for a short period due to high Sheriffs authorities monitored briefly the Guadalupe River crossing on Texas 46 as water was reportedly beginning to rise over its See Page 2A Campaign wants kids to know drug dangers During the early decades of this polio was a feared and dreaded With the deve lopment of a the fear of that disease was eliminated only to be replaced by a disease that affects far more children than polio ever That disease is drug This local sponsors of a Kids Say Know campaign will have information booths at local schools to give as well as an opportunity to learn about the threat of drug and alcohol Rob Kversberg and Shay both of OakRun are sponsoring the information drive Both the pair is following the lead of the Interna tional Council of Shopping which originated the Booths will be set up at local schools where students can sign pledge cards stating they will say no to Kversberg said tlje emphasis is on education but the which will be headed by students at the will be We want kids to know enough to say Kversberg He added that once students under stand the dangers of Theyre not going to ruin their family and friends by being involved with Eversberg is working with New Braunfels ISO Superintendent Charles Bradberry and Comal See Pacje2A NBU Bonds are realities of planning By SARAH DUKE Sltitf Wiitur New Braunfels Utilities officials have laid down the outline for million in capital improvement projects meant to keep New Braun fels in water and Expansion of the water system providing for the new WalMart warehouse is estimated to cost just less than million and cost of sewage treatment plant expansions and renovations is set at The capital improvement projects include a million surface water treatment What we are talking about is the future of New Braunfels as it relates to New Braunfels said NBU Technical Manager Roger Biggers as he began his explanation of the nine piojects nnIuded in Hie I think most people are pleased that we do plan for the said NBU General Manager Bob adding that other people arc not pleased when they see the reality of the costs generated by that And the costs of sewer and electrical projects for New Braunfels are a bit Sohn said he hopes to have the bond proposal approved by the NBU board of directors soon as then it will go before city He said he hopes to have the bond revenue on Although that may be an optimistic he we do need to move ahead with these Only council members Ixiruine Kraft Doug Miller and Mayor George Erben attended the workshop Thursday in which NBU officials outlined their plans for system Erben is a member As good as gold vgujter Scott Hennig ojf HujdJer Kevin WaJkejr of New and thrower Ken Canyon accept their gold medals at Fiidays Uli Class 4A State Track and Field See related on page Photos by Leslie Kuewaldt of the NBU board of City Manager Joe Micliiv also uUuiidci the Kxpansiun of the water system toward Kohlenberg Road m the northwest side of the city is estimated to cost Biggers said the expansion will include a booster station and 18inch main The water lines will run from Gruene Loop Road to FM and from KM 306 arid Interstate 35 north to Kohlenberg Koad Biggers said the water system expansion project has been needed but was prompted b WalMarts decision to locate in the urea This will be creating a new pressure he It will certainly enhance the devdopubility uf the land out there and provide fire fighting ability lor WalMart See NBtl Page 2A Unsolicited phone books are free gifts By UAVID MAY Staff Writer Persons receiving telephone direc tories published by Johnson Publish ing Company who did not personally order them may keep the book without any according to state and federal Many New Braunfelers received the directories in the mail last some reportedly Johnson a division of West Marketing is located in and its representa tives were unavailable for comment That is a free said New Braunfels Post Master Brent who said the post office fielded numerous complaints this Ume concerning the same The company has to prove it was ordered MoAand cited federal goyeromeut statutes governing such You caw either write the staling that you did not ojrder the See Page ZA   

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