New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, August 13, 1987

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

August 13, 1987

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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 13, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas New Braunfels ilk Thursday Vol 134 No. 156 Stammtisch New Braunfels Klks lawlge ladies are planning their regular Friday night dinner tomorrow at 7pm in the lodge On Sunday. F.lks and their guests are inv ited to a dance to the music of Gary Snyder from 6 to IO p rn at the lodge For more in formation, call have or Mary (is*ens at 629 28ni ar the lodge at 625 5217 \i hi Delta chapter of Beta Sigma Phi vs ill have Beginning Day on Aug 17 at ti to p rn at Sails Hale > home for supper and meeting Dancin in the Dark will In* held Friday at Ness Braunfels ( is it i enter from 7 to to midnight for area teen agers The fabulous Craze ss ill In* there live with rock n ruin. along with s a nous Christian artist on tape and records For only $2 teens can have a fun lilied Friday night with the gang The organizer*-of the dance would also like to thank all who contributed toward the -im n*ssful preparation of the esent a service to Canyon Middle School students a representative of tfie Seguin s<K la! ''is. urits office will ie available during registrant \ug lit and Jo to distribute and take applications for "social security numbers for sixth Nesenlh and eighth graders vs ho tk> not already hast* a card TtH*se wishing to apply during registration need to firing a birth certificate original and some form of identifu ation such as a shot record hbrars card report card etc The new ta\ law "ay" that in order for a child to tx* *. burned as a ^pendent he or she must have a sot tai security numt**r The Fduca tarn \gency also will tx* requiring a social Security number on students in tfw* near future The Comal Counts Texas let h I- x sclents \wm latten ins de*- a1! former and {tireser Red Raiders It) attend the ice cream social anti freshmen sendoff Sunday (rum *• lo ! p in at the home of Gill and Toy a ! mdsey at 4 Mission Drive Ko * anti liven "jmhix*" or guests will pay $ at the door and little Bed It aiders to tx- will tx* admitted free President Mike Doherty a'-k** for BSV Cs by tomorrow at 621* 216.1 or t.2a I tx* New Braunfels Park*- and Recreation Department is extending its services tti the physically disabi cd citizens of the area PARD is of Ie ting a course from .1 to to 5 to p rn Monday through Friday 'v-j.t :H ITm* cla-'s is open to all ages for vin per person and will tx* led hy Mike Rollins a behavior specialist Aho currently holds a lust aul and a i PR certificate The course will dude a track and field dav fishing swimming active games passive games nature walks arts arni crafts and edus at Iona I demons! ra tunis along with a possible gut t speaker or two and dances hor more information call Ct.artic Sandberg at oj.> ,*aiH Registration deadline is Aug 21 lf you haven t stropped in downtown New Braunfels in a whiU i hts k it out There really is a lot of parking bul you have to tx- tn dustrags enough to walk less than a block Heck you ll walk lather than that at North star Mall Did you hear tilt* one about the Aggie who thought tie was melting It was the first tune tie had broken a sweat Ha The high today was forecast to reach nu with a heat index of 105 degrees Tonight and Friday will see late night and early morning cloudiness vs uh south winds at lo mph during the evening arui southeast winds at la mph during the day Friday s high is expected to reach irs saturday through Monday shows no chance of rain vs itll the weather pattern continuing as it has tx*en The Menu CLASSIFIED    ll    13 COMICS    IO CROSSWORD    3 DLAR ABBY    5 KALEIDOSCOPE    I OPINIONS    4 SCRAPBOOK    6 SPORTS......... 8 9 WEATHER.................. 2 August 13. ^987 25 Cents One Section 14 Pages Exotic stock One of the almost 200 exotic animals on a Comal County ranch poses tor the camera as the sun goes down Buddy and Nancy Jordan have a love of wild animals and have turned their home and their Hill Country ram h into a veritable zoo with animals from around the world Sunday s issue of the Heraia-Zeitung Atli feature a story about the interesting couple and their fascination with exotic animals (Photo by Deryl Clark' Hydro broke ground, but will face legal challenge Wedm it t...ii, P HY SAUAH DUKE SUM Wr Me* Dx .ti political -leaders celebrated thru I*tug struggle ny on Dam hyde* climaxed in a groundbreaking err tummy on tile t..,nK of tin* * iuadalupe Kin t i John Specht genet ai manager . I (tit* Guadalupe Blam >> Rivet \utr,*» tv said he is vers pleased to finally reach this point of I* ginning *'«*ik on the project which win tap the energy of water flowing out of Ca ny on Dam and H amster that energy to New Braunfels residents iii th* form of et Gnomical electra ny specht sailed the more than six year struggle to tiegin construction a long arduous process The pro jest has been met opposition at every step bv Canyon Lake resident Luis Duggan who has vowed to continue her fight as long as she can Wallace Greene president ot tin* I any on Lake Citizens Xssociutton has pro nosed to tarry tin* light to the I S supreme t ourt it necessary Duggan and Greene have faith said they teal the plant will damage tile beauty ot the lake and the integi its of the dam The battle was forgotten for a tew moments Wednesday as the people who have worked lot th* hydro con st rue lion gathered iii the sun to turn the first few spades of dirt MU General Manager Bob Sohn who has tnt Ic UCH I the project s op portents for what he calls a lack ot substance in then objections pointed lo the rushing Guadalupe Rivet as its water spilled out of the dam s gates “Think about the energy that s go mg by us right now That s what this is all at>out he said ‘ We’re talking atiout consol \ atise Iv over $50 million iii savings to the layers ot the community ovei 4 s arui atter n> years the 'avmg outinut    sohn said The p .u. pette*1 to pi*xlute an estimate1 iii ton Kiilow att hour s ut elect! a u-m m New Braunfels NBL prepare analysis study i se.,! I hat study used several «11 lei out variables including nu tv 1997 S5.62 million 2007 $12.10 million frl1 FE EE 7 3 Sidewalk sales: Should vendors operate under a new standard? By DAVID MAY Staff Writer Whether to allow vendors to peddle goods on the sidewalks or to rewon ordinances giving them broadei variances to operate is a question New Braunfels City Council will try to answer in the coming weeks Currently any temporary peddler who does not provide public facilities for his customers is in violation of cl tv health and building codes and is tieing asked to leave Not all council members are sure temporary vendors ar*- causing a problem and at least one councilman thinks the city has better things to do than chase than restricting tem porary peddlers in tow n Is it really that big a problem asked councilman at-large Janie' Gimdbread who wa' told by Plano mg Director Mike shands that there are problems with some vendors The last thing we need right now is another ordinance said Goodbread We need some guidelines and ad dress it as a council Council hope- to draw some guideline' through a public hearing that may come as early as council s Aug 24 meeting Council’s actions will have an effect not only on the vendors who sell fruits or tulles here during the summer, but also on civic groups that operate stands dur rig local festivials such as VV ar st fest and church-related functions We are getting pretty narrowminded if we start regulating every move everybody makes here. said Goodbread Councilman Doug Miller sugges'ed a committee be formed to formulate ideas or adopt guidelines I d like to come up with some ideas with a committee said Miller Not b> change or rewrite ordinances This c very important Miller added that he felt the mve I merit made by a temporary vendor on equipment and goods is av important as the investment of a business established permanently J don t know that we want to allow this kmd ot activity and allow vendors to operate in the city that are not See VENDORS Page 2 Comal sales tax receipts down 6 percent from 1986 New Braunfels received a check this month for $2u5.948 72 tot it' share of the one cent citv sales tax levy, slightly more than one f*ert*ent Ie" than the check received in August of last year The August payment brings Ult* cl tv s I HH 7 allocation total to SI 190 12k m, which is town 7 45 pet sent from payments received la-J year Garden Ridge s check for STK 91 brings that city s 1987 total to $4 514 ho a decrease thus tar of ’* 75 percent Gonial County receipts thi' year are off an aggregate 5 94 jkm s cot \ugust checks represent taxes col es ted in June and reported to the state comptroller by July Jo state Comptroller Bob Bullock said that monthlv allocations were down 7 4 percent compared to payments in \ugust o! lone ( hecks totaling $99.7 nullum were distributed to the Le (4 cotes that employ the one c erit lev ;. In surrounding cities Seguin s \ugust check refitted a one percent increase with its payment of $!8*i loo 14 Yearly payments to Seguin area up more than three per cent with allocations totaling $400,691 48 W hile Schertz' check lot *i ty (18 ut vs as down I 12 percent ov, r last Vugust ' receipt but yearly totals remain ahead there bv 4 ch percent with p a v rn e rn t > of $280 5to 42 The five atle" in Guadalupe county that employ the sales tax have received a combined figure of $1 220 957 4o thus tar in 1987 up 2 percent over last year s sum How GBR.Vs operation costs and cost of electricity from the lamer ((dorado River Authority in estimating th** worth of the project Hie win -I cast* sc enario showed that NHI ratepayers would save more a cost benefit    than $9 million during the next to Mor el ■ >t    years by using hydro power from the See HYDRO Page 2 2017    $30.62    million Estimated cumulative protected savings by using hydro power rattier than buying power from Lower Colorado River Authority NBL) officials figured the savings with data based on historical river flows Guadalupe Blanco River Authority operation costs and LORA fuel costs (Graphic by Darlene Mahaffey) Landa Park just got bigger and prettier The entrance tu Landa Park has changed from one with concrete and chain link fences to one with a tree covered area sloping to the banks ot a Coma) River channel David Whatley parks director said Wednesday his office has reeeiv ed numerous calls from parks v iMtors who appreciate the change ol scenery Credit for the change goes to the parks department New Braunfels I titties arui the Lower Col or ado River Authority The opening of the east bank of the channel is just one of a series of changes in store for Landa Park since the city and NBL tcxik control of the property surrounding the old LL'RA building Some 18 acres became available to the citv for parkland when NBL and the city completed negotiations to lease the property from LORA in February Whatley said it is unlikely that any of the other property w ill Im- open for public use soon because of an NBL substation and transmission lines on the property The st rip oi about two acres of river bank was easily open ed. be said with the removal of a tall chain link fence “This is the only part ol the I .CRA property we could make immediate use of.’ the parks director said “The strip of property is what we ll call a greenway or greenspan Really, oui main purpose was to provide a more scenic entrance to the park ” See FENCE LESS Page 2 ;