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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 29, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas Smallwood Players of the See Page 7 New Braunfels 188 New Braunfels 707 Landa New Texas Thinned by wind Zeltuno as 78130 USPS 377800 AJ Tuesday September 25 Cents One 10 Pages Joan Bentley is looking for some Germanlanguage magazines to give to a friend of hers who is in a nursing If you know of any magazines Joan could get her hands you can call her at MidCities Youth Soccer Association is selling beef jerky to raise money for the New Canyon and For you can enjoy a package of good jerky andhelp out the kids at the same The jerky is available from any young soccer player or you can call Wanda Lasater at 6293490 to find The sale will last the first two weeks of The local chapter of TOPS Take Off Pounds Sensibly a non profit weightloss organization with more than members will hold an open house on 6 at at laurel Plaza Recreation 300 Ujurel teens and preteens interested in losing weight are invited to The open house is For more The Dorcas Guild of Cross Lutheran Church is busy working on items for the Texas Christmas Bazaar 9 from 11 to 1 and 10 from 9 to 3 at the Cross Lutheran Activities 169 The ladies are offering homemade baby homemade canned and baked decorations and other including desserts by the along with tea or From 11 to 1 both chili by the corn bread and taco salad will be sold at the This is the sixth year the guild has sponsored a bazaar and they always have a good Dont the book sale at the Dittlinger Memorial Ubrary is Friday and Saturday from JO to 5 each The Friends of the DitUinger Ubrary have gathered loads of hardbacks 50 cents I and paperbacks 25 cents i to help raise money to buy a set of Encyclopedia Britanruca for the By the Friends of the iJbrarv is open to anyone in the city who wishes to support the library and the group provides money for such as audiovisual tapes and that the librarys budget just wont The American Cancer with the help of former smoker and New Braunfels resident Mike will present a free Quit Smoking Clinic on and 15 from 7 to each You dont even have to be a smoker to said who explains the clinics will help smokers with some stress management The Fresh Start clinics will be held in the meeting room at the Dittlinger Memorial Ubrary and are an up beat and positive way to help smokers kick the habit as Neman did a year ago after smoking for 25 He said the sessions are real A semicool front is blowing in bringing with it north winds and slightly cooler Partly cloudy skies will prevail through Wednesday with a high today of 12 and a north wind at 20 Tonight will see a low of 60 and a north wind at 15 Wednesdays with a north wind at will reach Menu TV nirw accompanied by gusting winds Sunday and Monday evenings left many New Braunfels trees the victims of indiscriminate trimming courtesy ot Mother Nature Roland Sanchez of the citys parks department cuts into manageable nieces a hefty pocan tree bough that fell in LancJj Park Monday for today and tomorrow calls for northerly d slight chance for thundershowers and otherwise generally fair to partly cloudy conditions Photo by Deryl Clark ComFund 1987 More than has been pledged so ftr in the 1987 Comal County ComFund and four New Braunfels car dealers are sweetening the incentive pot for Milt Ferguson Pon Bluebonnet Krueger and Becker motor companies have donated a 1978 low mileage Pontiac Grand Am sedan to be given away to the winner of a drawing at the end of the ComFund 19V7 goal is Dollars raised here go to support more than 20 social and human service agencies The agencies include American Red Arthritis Boy Scouts of Canyon Action Childrens Rehabilitation Comal Count Child Welfare Comal Count Emergency Childrens Comal County Comal County Head Comal County Mental health and mental Retardation Comal County Senior Citizens Comal County Womens Comal County Youth Community Service Crisis Developmental Program for Infants and Family Planning Hospice New Humane Society of New Lone Star Girl Scout Project Retired Senior Volunteer the Salvation Teen Connection and United Way of ComFund will hold a special small business encouragement meeting from 5 to 7 at T Bar M Donations can be made to Comal County ComFund Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Box New Texas and Milt FefguaorVGMC auto dealerships have combined to donate this Pontiac Grand Am to be given away through a drawing at the end of the 1987 ComFund Consultants to continue working Runoff engineering study gets extension SARAH DUKE Staff Writer New Braunfels City Council Monday took emergency measures to extend the effectiveness of the temporary drainage ordinance and delay the deadline for adopting permanent drainage In similar the council unanimously authorized the city manager to continue with the second phase of the citys drainage The resolution authorizing the continuation of the study states that second and third phases are Councilman Doug Miller said his vote was cast with the understanding that the city could stop the study before entering phase III if that were The vote to extend the temporary ordinance and to approve the continuation of the study followed comments by John Yoe that the effort to restrict development was He said that within a few new paving material will make the need for the drainage ordinance He also said there is no clear and present danger as needed for the emergency measure to extend the temporary drainage Yoe also said the money used for the drainage study could be better used Most builders and developers agree that we dont need to spend another merely because it is We know it wont be Other uses can be made of for five more crossing guards for several Couple arrested for phony bills New Braunfels police investigators plan to question a California couple wrested over the weekend in CJuadalupe County in connection with the passing there of a counterfeit As many as nine phony bills had been tendered in New Braunfels in the past several days after being discovered in deposits made by local merchants at several banking in stitutions Felix Roque said today that police believe the couple arrested and held in federal custody in San Antonio are responsible for tendering the fake currency ui New Eight of the counterfeit bills See Page 2 Most builders and developers agree that we dont need to spend another merely because it is Other uses can be made of John Yoe Building contractor vehicles and equipment or even a drainage he Gene chairman of the drainage study said the study is needed to help plan for future Those people in opposition to this would have you believe you dont plan for the you just let it During the remaining phases of the drainage public hearings will be held to obtain residents input concerning Rutherford has said he hopes to have the drainage study complete and the permanent ordinance ready by In other action the council James Hendricks as the citys representative to the Comal Appraisal District Board of See Page 2 IH35 chase leads to arrest A Department of Public Safety trooper was forced to shoot a tire of a pickup truck Sunday during a chase in which the vehicles in volved raced at Trooper Tim Jackson reported he observed a 1982 Chevrolet pickup speeding south along In terstate 35 just south of new Breaunfels city limitys shortly after 11 When he attempted to stop the the driver accelerated in an apparent attempt to elude Speeds exceeded 100 mph along 135 as Jackson said the driver of the truck drove in an erratic narrowly nussing other vehicles on the As the chase continued past Loop 1604 in Bexar Jackson reportedly pulled along side the truck and fired one shooting out the right rear tire of the bringing it to a stop south of Judson Arrested on a charge of driving while intoxicated and attempting to elude a peace officer was Manuel of San An Officers with the Schertz police department aided in Sanchez arrest after he was Sanchez was brought to Comal County jail where he was awaiting formal filing of charges No injuries or accidents were caused as a result of the according to DPS Offpremise sign controls get second reading passage By SARAH DUKE Staff Writer New Braunfels City Council ap proved the second reading of a proposed sign ordinance Monday after hearing comments from members of the business community as well as from former Mayor Barbara Tieken and former council member Betty Lou The which addresses only offpremise passed the council on the first reading Pete owner of a local outdoor advertising was one of the leaders of the effort to draft the the third of its kind to be presented to council within the last few This ordinance was drafted by a selfappointed committee composed of business people both in the advertising business as well as users of outdoor Councilman Doug Miller made the motion to accept the The vote was unanimous in favor of the sign control measure but both Councilman Bill Arnold and Coun cilman James Goodbread made their votes conditional on the final draft of the City Planning Director Mike Shands The ordinance is intact as it stands He added that he is placing the written proposal into ordinance Arnold said he agreed with com ments from Jeff one of the owners of the that the directional signs informing motorists of how to get to the Tube Chute and Landa Park are unfair to private Goodbread said he wants to see the ordinance in its final City employees are putting the measure in ordinance who was a member of council during the earlier attempts at drafting a sign said people have told her they question the reasoning of allowing a group of sign industry employees to draw up their own She said the earlier cityappointed sign committee was well balanced in its The committee was made up of local residents in terested in the beautification of the city as well as members of the sign She said that committee was treated poorly when it offered its work to the They came to one meeting and were hooted and shouted called of all over a sign she The ordinance offered by the last cityappointed committee was not approved by the city She said she believes Lingamfelter practiced sabotage tactics to keep the earlierproposed ordinances from being accepted by We talk about our We talk about Now we have to ask Why will New Braunfels be the only town to not have a sign or dinance Why can we not recognize that we will be the dumping grounds for everyone else Rushing She said other cities in the area that have strong sign ordinances in place have been successful in their efforts to control Kerr ville and Fredericksburg have been named among the nations most desirable places to she adding that both towns have strong sign Rushing said that despite the fact that there have not been large numbers of residents speaking against the sign people in New Braunfels are concerned about the beauty of the city and a sign Jeff Henry told council that part of the reason members of the business community were so opposed to the earlier ordinance was that it restricted onpremise He said he feels those restrictions limit personal Henry said he is concerned about the citys use of directional signs for the Tube Chute and the The city has embarked on a policy of We dont want you people to put up any more signs but we need to and the reason we need them is we need business at the Tube Chute and at the parks and we need people to be able SM inches Rainfall totals Location Lake Royal Forest east Canyon Lake Forest south Sauder Sun Valley west of Smithson 3 New Braunfels none
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