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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 20, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas                                ComalCounty Fair E New Braunfels Sunday September 183 New Braunfels Herald Publishing 707 Landa New Braunfels F Ztituno VW 50 Cents A Texas 78130 USPS 377800 The Stammtisch above is i hoar warming one that shows how neighbors become friends If the will call Jim or theres a free lunch in stoic Artists can have the same if the will send their version ol a Stamm tisch anything that serves as i meeting place for friends and to Harolds Stamm tisch New Texas When we use your Stammtisch and see it in a Sunday call us Two of New Braunfels own will have some stones to tell about na llonal politics when the get back to town Ann Kuehler and Jean Rogers spent the weekend at the National Federation of Republican Womens Biennial Coiuention in orhiiido Kla The convention has xtn dubbed the largest of women political party activists this ear well as the largest national gathn ing of Republicans An estimated alternates and guests from across the 1mted States were there to hear all Republican presidential candidates as well as speakers from the Reagan administration and the Republican Party Among those addressing the delegates were William Bennett secretary of William labor secretary governor of Florida Ka governor of Nebraska Nano t S senator from Kan sas Jeanne Kukpatrick former ambassador to the Initeti Nations and V S Representative ucanovich President Reagan who has traditionally attended the con was expected to show up Kuehler and Rogers ale president and ice president respectueh of the New Braunfels Republican Womens Club Folks interested in tiuving for the horse races and rodeo the Iomal County call Ann at O461 For more info about Un see Section in paper It all starts VSednesday The folks at the Comal County of the Texas Agricultural Kxtension Service already are thinking about Christmas Theyre set to help sou avoid the Christinas crunch thats that frantic phase we all go through three days before Christmas when we have doan cookies to bake Jti presents to buy and w cards to send A program is planned to help avoid the review menus for busy nights and make a holuias planning guide at the Hassle Free Holidays program set lor 7 to y p m Sept 28 at the Kxtension offici al Walnut A J The Menu BUSINESS CLASSIFIED COMICS CROSSWORD DEARA66Y EDUCATION ENTERTAINMENT FAtt SECTION KALEIDOSCOPE MONTAGE OPINIONS SPOiTS HEATHER 7 11B D 12A 3A 3A 6B 1 16D Section 4A 13 ISA Say goodbye lo the hot days of summer and say hello to pure Skies will be partly cloudy with fair and mild temperatures and light The high today will be in the mid80s and tonights tow will dip down to 65 Flea sant days and cool evenings are on tap for Monday and Wurst Bowl Small businesses ask feds for help A dejected Canyon ioot ball team above lines up to heat the Cougar school song after Friday nights 100 loss to the New Braunfels Unicorns in the 12th annual Wurst At Unicom fullback Ray Camilo shakes hands with his counterpart at Kelly Mulhollan e muddy game was played in front of a U house at Unicom Stadium following an afternoon ful1 of thunder For the full details piertso turn to Page Photos by Deryi Ciaik BY DAVIDMAY Staff Writer Eighteen area barely able to stay afloat financially after a disastrous summer tourist have asked for help from the federal government in the form of economic injury The applications were gathered by Fridays deadline in the county cour thouse and are to be sent to the states Division of Emergency Management in Austin The informa tion will then be sent to federal of fices in Dallas and then to where considera tion for relief will be considered by the Small Business The business owners who applied for federal loans requested an ag gregate but unofficial sum of more than as a result of lost trade caused by unsafe conditions along the Guarialupe River and at Canyon Estimates of losses as a result of maximum lake discharges into the river that kept thousands of tourists from visiting the areas waterways would indicate business was off by as much as 60 percent or higher in Commissioner Clyde Jacobs noted last week that the SBA has not guaranteed any loans or relief for area businesses and federal program officials have not indicated whether any or all requests would be approv County Judge Fred wrote the state in August seeking assistance for businesses that depend on Coma Countys otherwise bustling tourist industry Businesses locally have seen both extremes in recent years that have left many of them barely able to keep their doors open A 1984 severe drought was followed by an ailing state economy and oil in dustrythat caused a decline in tourist trade for county conces This year had been viewed as one for recovery and an increase in numbers of visitors to the area was but heavy rains over a twomonth period beginning in May caused unsafe lake and river condi tions that were reported by media Local businesses receiving SBA loans would be requirfd to repay those monies at low interest or com petitive interest a usual oneto fiveyear span A state official commented that anv resolutions would likely occur two to three weeks after receiving application requests Businesses approved lor economic injury loans are required to show that no personal assests arc available to keep the business operating and that mone can not x borrowed from an outside City swamped with job applications for sa n it itation director By SARAH DUKE Staff Writer As of Friday New Braunfels City Hall had been swamped with 148 applications for the job of director of the newly created Department of Sanitation and Vehicle Fleet We got a whole gang of applica City Manager Joe Michie said Friday Were going to start the process of screening out the applicants I hope by Ihe end of the week to have it down to where I can start interviewing next Friday was the final day for the ci ty to accept applications for the job that was created when the New Braunfels City Council dissolved the Public Works placing the road division under the authority of the city engineer and leaving the garbage division and the vehicle maintenance division without a per manent well have a decision about who will head the new depart ment i made by Michie said That us about three But I want to get the person on line as soon as Im planning topursue it Michie also said Friday that he is confident there are a number ol qualified City Engineer Bill Dobrowolski has served as interim public works direc tor since Fred Myden resigned from the position in The new direc tors position will pay from to annually Ms dens annual salary had been Rydens resignation came at a time when the public works depart ment was coming under tire from employees because of alleged unfair practices The department also was suspected ol having illegal aliens on See Page2A Garden Ridge voters approve million to buy water system Swing your partner B SARAH DUKF Staff Writer liurdtn Kuigf votirs Saturday ap proved a SI million bund issue to allow tin1 city to purchase UKliurden Kidge O In what iiarden Midge Mayor Walter Yobey called a controversy that had burned lor recent the passed with 2u4 voters favoring ihe IHHU issue and lf7 against it Yohey said ihe cilv plans lo make a lot of repaiis Ui the water system which has been a source of controver sy in the small city City Councilman Keith Michter had not the move to purchase the water but said Saturday evening that most of the people wanted so well doit He said the that the city will pay for the system is I didnt support it the move to pur chase the water system i at the price they were asking for he said More Uian Of the bond See Page 2A Industrial Foundation lends aid to downtown revamping The New Braunfels Industrial Foundation is lending emotional sup port lo the Chamber of Commerce in Us downtown etiort as part of its eiioii lo bring jobs to the During Us annual meeting earlier this the inundation passed a resolution supporting the move to revitalize the downtown business district 1 made the motion that the foun dation publieally support the revitulization program even though the of downtown is not within the scope of the traditional in dustrial said Bob president of Texas Commerce Bank u all boils down lo jobs and the community We believe a Bernie Youngblood calls the steps as members ot the Gulf Coast Callers Coop get into the Sw square dancers visited the river city for their Fun StiToot as they have on the third Saturday in September for the majority of the 21 gather ings to enjoy lots of dancing and to attend workshops on square dancing and on dance Next years Fun StiToot will be held Photo by Deryl Clark   

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