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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 28, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas The Football in Sundays HZ New Braunfels JJ 167 New Braunfels Herald Publishing 707 Landa New Zeituno Texas 78130 USPS 377800 AW Friday August 25 Cents Two 18 Pages Stammtisch Wet work Texas notaries will assume impor tant new responsibilities on 1 under a new law that will change how a wide range of businesses and professions use notaries and handle official According to president of the Texas Notary Public the new law greatly enhances the professional status of the notary At the same he it imposes serious new duties on notaries and TNPA is concerned that notaries are informed of their new The he is of fering a series of seminars around the They will explain the new statute and how it affects notaries and their new relationship with the people who employ in cluding auto real estate and law among The seminars will explain the stricter standards of accountability including how to avoid civil or criminal liability and the guarantees it provides for the autonomy and professionalism of the notary in dealings and clients and the general The Ruhmann is very specific about what a notary may and may not And a notary must be able to explain that to an employer who asks for something the law Thats something we cover thoroughly in these Notaries and persons interested in becoming notaries are encouraged to contact the association about ar ranging a seminar in their Details arc available from P O Box Texas 78755 U865 Charles family prac is back at work at 457C Lan da Doc Berger suffered a heart at tack at McKenna Memorial Hospital June which if you have to have one is as good a place as we suppose the doctor is ac cepting new patients and his long standing patients who thought he was still out of commission can count on his Welcome doctor Join the PTA and make a dif ference in our schools The PTA works on the state and na lional level as supporters and ad vocates for all school Your membership will benefit New Braunfels students in a lot of fine Anyone interested in joining a parentteacher association in NUISD should call Harriet Sollbcrger at Central Texas Writers Association will meet at 7 Sept at the Old Fish Hatchery Communi ty behind San Marcos Chamber of Commerce Allen Parkway Seguln writer Cecille Truss will explain how to use the Writers Market and guidelines for getting published in various Nonmembers are welcome to attend for a dona For more call Linda Stimmel at Is it fall yet it sure seems like it with a 40 percent chance of thundershowers continuing through tomorrow and highs expected to reach only the upper thats Northeast winds will prevail today between 10 and 15 turning easterly tonight and Saturday at about 5 to 10 Nighttime lows will be in the upper The outlook for Sunday through Tuesday shows partly cloudy skies Sunday and Monday and increasing clouds and rain chances on Highs will reach the low 90s and lows will be again in the Ml IA 34 QUiAIIK 11 CNTCITAINNtNT SrR 56A IWiTS 9J New Braunfels Utilities employees Paul Cantu and Anthony Gaytan get up to their necks in work while installing a full circle clamp on a leaking water main under Nacadoches Street at The hole in the water pipe was caused by an electrical charge within the While they were one of their pumps burned leaving the men in a hole up to their necks in Photo by Deryl Sheriffs deputy says his firing is political By DAVID MAY Staff Writer Comal County Sheriff Walter Fellers to day denied an allegation that the firing late Wednesday afternoon of a 10year depart ment veteran was politically motivated a patrol supervisor on the day and evening was fired by Fellers for what has been described as creating disharmony among deputies Mullins Thursday said the sheriff fired him because he plans to seek the sheriffs position in up coming elections Its all politically said Mullins from his Canyon Lake home Thurs day evening His comment to me was that I had been saying bad things about him but Ive never said anything bad about I have said some things need changing and there are some things that need changing Mullins said it is common knowledge that he will file in December seeking the sheriffs position on the Republican ticket a said Friday he had not decided yet whether he will seek reelection 1 havent made up my mind said Fellers about reelection Fellers refuted comments that the firing was politically saying that Mullins had been undermining his of fice with the other deputies by confusing them with false Fellers declin ed to give any specific details or accounts of Mullins alleged incidents Let him stay clear of it and Ill stay clear of said Feliers Any man has a right to tain for any office he wants Mullins not only does not want to stay clear of he said he wants an explanation or his firing I it in writing why he fired me and I want that reason said The former sergeant said he has retained an at although he said has no intention yet of seeking legal Things need changing 1 know who has been doing the job and who hasnt and 1 dont want to see some outsider come in and gel the stated He says 1 have been creating disharmony in the siieriffs but 1 think that is a lit tle farfetched Filing begins 3 for the offices ol county commissioners in precincts one and tax county attorney and district The filing deadline is 4 at 6 according to County Clerk Rosie Bosenbury Rainfall totals As of Friday Lake Sauder Farms 4 miles east of Royal Forest east Canyon Lake more than Valley west of Smithson Stonenoyse Realty Canyon Herald Comal solons deny CISD deannexation By SARAH DUKE Staff Writer Comal County Commissioners denied a request Thursday to deannex a portion of Comal Indepen dent School District in Hays The unanimous decision forces parents of children in the Spring Hollow Subdivision to either appeal the decision or continue sending their children to schools 16 to 30 miles Joyce a Spring Hollow resident and mother of a child who will begin kindergarten next said this morning that she was not surprised by the commissioners decision but felt overwhelm ed by the Comal ISOs show of force I think Comal put on a All they were miss ing were the I dont know if we can compete with But we still feel like we have a good she The commissioners decision Thursday contrasts with the decision of Hays County Commissioners on Hays commissioners approved the petition by subdivision residents seeking to join the Wimberley school CISDs board of trustees heard the residents request in At that the board decided not to change boundaries because it would set a CISDs attorney assembled the districts top ad ministrators to testify during the public hearing about the social and economic benefits of leaving the subdivision within the districts boun State education codes require those areas be considered when a boundary change is Superintendent Bill Brown and five of the districts trustees were present at the We feel we are more a part of the Wimberly community than that of Ca nyon Lake or Coma I Larry Sommerfield Deannexation proponent If the deannexation request were CISD would lose the taxable value of the 600acre subdivi sion and 21 Wimberley ISD would assume about in bonded which represents the subdivisions share of principal and interest for the 1985 CISD bond Carol CISDs curriculum explained the strong points of the school districts educational which offers classes for vocational train ing and gifted and talented courses for virtually all grade Hall said the district is in compliance with the most recent state requirements for educa Were constantly looking at our curriculum pro gram and upgrading she We feel in Comal that we want to meet the needs of all our The sheer size of the district makes a dif The larger the the more we have to Harvey CISD special services ex plained that the district makes every effort to ac commodate students living in remote He said See Page 2A Parimutuel horse races before Comal Countians in November elections By TRAVIS POLING Staff Writer Parimutuel betting on horse racing will be an issue before voters in the November A statewide referendum for a Constitutional amend ment will be on the ballot as a local option to let Comal County citizens have their say about legaliz ed betting on horse Comal County Commissioners Court addressed the issue Thursday morning with several people on hand to speak in favor of the local Commissioner Evans made the presentation on parimutuel betting saying that the Dutchman Downs Racetrack at the Comal County Fairgrounds would be considered a thirdclass track under the classifications set by Senate Bill The Senate Bill if the state residents approve the constitutional amendment would govern racetrack operation with a sixmember Walter representing the Comal County Fair said the association would support a local election and if the amendment is the association will be geared up to have some of the first races with parimutuel betting in the The Texas Horse Racing Association also was represented at the meeting by Susan who said the association supports the local option being placed on the Also commissioners proclaimed Aug 27 as Bill Schumann Day with a resolution honoring the retiring agricultural extension In the Schumann was recognized for his contributions to the including his in troduction of Christmas trees as a cash crop and his work in helping to establish the first Farmers Market in the Schumann said he plans to stay in New Braunfels and stay involved in civic During Thursday afternoons session commis sioners discussed the hiring of an independent ap praiser to appraise the rightofway acquisition for See Page2A New Braunfelser presents work at Bangkok seminar New Braunfels resident Stinson professor of education at Southwest Texas State presented research at the biennial Language and Literacy in Asia Conference in The conference was 19 Cosponsored by the International Heading the conference provided a forum for researchers over the world conducting language studies in The theme for the meeting was Literacy and Technological who has taught in the SWT Reading Specialist Program since its was chosen for the biennial meeting because of psycholinguistic research he has been con ducting with Chan of Hong Kong Their current crosscultural study compares the perceptions of Hong Kong Chinese about com position and composition learning with their American For seven years Worley and Chan have kept a steady stream of research data flowing between Hong Kong and Texas wjth some par The participants are from Califor nia and as well as to minimize regional Presentations at the conference are selected by an Asian jury of scholars in the field of reading and language The first word of pur selection was received past Worley that ve have bsen rushing to get the computer work finished to Hong Onjy a piece of our cur rent composition data will be completed for the Bangkok he How do research teams on opposite sides of the globe get anything done We have been very Worley Our work together began when Chan and 1 met when giving papers in Manila in Since that year our crosscultural research has expanded and we have presented almost annually in some part of the world including Hong Kong London South Korea Ireland Tokyo and When asked if the university or the govern ment pay for Worley 1 am glad to answer this I have never received funds from the university or the government for overseas released time or research Like so many I pay my own 1 have been fortunate to be asked to speak and conduct staff development sessiojis over the country during off time and This moonlighting supports my love of in vestigating why Asians and Americans approach learning and language in such decidedly unique Presenters in the LLA Conference this year were South Hong the China and the United Worley smes as thf cur rent United States representative m the Language and Literacy in Asia
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