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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 4, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas                                Warden Neel Etheredge retires after 24 Page 5A New Braunfels 192 707 Lancia New Texas 78130 DSPS 377800 Zeituno 00 5126259144 Sunday October 50 Cents Five 48 Pages w t Stammtisch The stammtisch above was drawn by Alan Trollinger of New Braunfels When Alan was a child the late 1940s and early 1950s in Ax northeast of Waco in McUnnan the farmers and folks from around the area would drop by the Axtell General Storein the store was a table comprising root bwr case cartons and a plywood top The games played on this stammtisch included VI and checkers while conversation centered around the had and how well it was ioiitf tin economy of course Hilttics Alan will lunch at the of his choice within reasoncomtess of Harold Zeilunn 1 you can draw a stammlisch or even i tii sort a draw send it to Harold s Stammtisch SMKh I7 M New Well use em all sooner in later on a Sunday and when we do uii Jet fed on Us New 1lilities announced Fnaav that Kuvk Mmt Ixiop and iruerie at the railroad track it Kv Monday and poxsiH while a water line is IHHIH Workmen will unde UK railroad track where waUi inm will Uplaced 1VENIAL ILLNESS AWARENESS WEEK October 41Q1987 kloUr 1 lo is Illness A Tinweek original m UW5 means lu lulp ilimmalt I hauntf iiunlal Hill nun lr Hospital in oilers a lot of opportunities and Mininars on nunlal health lopics tiWyum find out when one you might check oui is scheduled Also if I our own Comal Mental Center on North Street you should It is a faxmating pln e and the Huple there do work New liruunfels Music Stud Club meets at p m M H al Seele Parish Hall After a brief business Kie Ollom and Tom Kngler will present a program String winch will include music played their students You will tngreeted In Hartram and Jennifer Hurtch President ileagan Friday signed a proclumalion declaring Ocl u as Sec Page 2A Its a day in the Today will be mlU with a high ToaigM will be a Ultie warmer than the Uat tew but its stitt afco snuggl ing wsilbjr The lew will be KI the mid ktaaday will warm with a high Sunken treasure Cecilia Lind of the Houston Underwater Club pokes up through weeds being cleaned from the Comal River Satur day by some 325 divers from across Pictured at far right is but a fraction of all the aluminum and other cans collected by The weighin continued until after The annual Trashfest activity netted hundreds of pounds of Divers from such places as Del Rio and elsewhere converged on New home of the shortest naturally occurring iiver m the to help Jean out he channel of debris and weeds as Trashiest was sponsored by several New Braunfels businesses and a list of those helping out and figures for amount of debris removed will be published during the coming week For more photographs of the unusual haul from the boiom of the Coma turn to Photos by Deryl With several resignations pending and discontent within Canyon Lake Volunteer Fire emergency medical service staff and firefighters re going to work our tails off Stall Writer Despite resignations of three emergency ser vice personnel last week and threatened resignations of at least five emergency medical service at Station 2 was never in jeapordy of shutting down That is the word of some members of Canyon Lake Volunteer Fire who do con cede that problems abound internally among some During a board of directors meeting last three emergency service technicians resigned their duties while five more letters of resignations are being held in abeyance for now while directors and supervisors leek solu tions lo allegations of petty jealousies and ver bal attacks among some in the Three others are currently on leaves of Two of the leaves of absence were not just said Brenda an who also sits on the CLVFD It was family and business and other things on top of the turmoil that was too Gilles says that reports that had all the resignations tendered last Tuesday night been emergency medical service in western portions of Canyon Lake serviced by Station where most of the reported trouble has would have We want to assure the community of stated with CLVFD Chief Rollo said personnel have fielded numerous phone calls concerning service status in the hours following publication of those We are going to work our tails off whether they Mayor Some unhappy over exisiting conflicts with other personnel were not making emergency runs prior to Tuesdays but she said since that even those who have offered their resignations were once again resuming their It is very hard to work and keep a volunteer one as large as together and run niag said Not even a large We are going to have We are only human Station 2 is staffed with 27 EMTs of various degrees and is the largest of five stations at the Had the resignations taken 17 would have A meeting of EMT per sonnel is scheduled for either Sunday or Tues day evening when a permanent coordinator will be Robin Scott was made interim coordinator last week after Tinker McEachern resigned that The board has tentatively agreed to a new policy wherein the EMS coordinator would answer directly to the board instead of an assistant fire as presently Statements made by and par tially addressed in some of the resignation let said there were jealousies among some firefighters against others seeking EMT cer I dont think that is said I dont know of anybody who is Jealous over Everyone has the same 1 am not going to say we dont have pro otherwise what happened last week wouldnt have taken but 1 dont think Jealosy is the Gilles Both Skinner and Gilles believe that frustra tions pent up among some personnel finally spilled Had personnel aired their pro blems through the proper specifical ly a grievance they feel much of what was expressed at last weeks meeting wuold have greatly been We have a food set of said Skin who has been with the department 12 years and has served as fire chief for three We should make a bylaw and stick to A grievance committee can work thmts County solons plan at least one public meeting on water district By DAVIDMAV SUII Writer Persons interested in a proposed wateroriented recreational district in Iomai County will have an opportunity in the coming weeks to participate in at least one quest ion andanswer session with county We are planning a communications meeting to help inform the people what the law can and can not said Commissioner J L Evans adding that a time and place of such a meeting should announced later this We still need to decide how we are going to meet with the stated As proposed and authorized by state a Com al County Water Oriented Recreation if approved in November by voters would establish district boundaries and a govern ing board to oversee district funding and disburse ment of funds Revenues would be derived from one or several funding sources such as user sales taxes or bond monies aimed mainly at road and law en forcement improvements and Utter Evans said lie hopes to address concerns of those who fear state written exclusive ly for Comal might be amended in the future to allow ad valorem revenues to fund a district once it is established or an amendment which would allow condemnation by the Neither is permissable under the present provi sions You cant really say what might happen in the admitted But 1 cant imagine any legislator introducing something like that unless there was a groundswell of support for Addressing those Stale Judith Zaif irini said she would heed the wishes of her con stituents in considering any amendments to House BUI that provided local 1 would have to listen to what the people said Zaffirini during a recent visit to New If they wanted such amend ments then I would be inclined to support those The same is true if they do not want those Ray a member of Edmund Kuempeis said in a statement issued from Austin recently that the bill gives county residents power to create a district with the authority to deal with many of the issues associated with the tourist He listed the litter problem and the lack of funding to provide additional law en EMS services and sanitary facilities as examples of problems the district could ad The legislative aide said the basic concept behind the park district was to levy a system of user fees on county Since the problems such as litter are created by visitors to the it was imperative that a system be used that allowed tourists to fund Spivey He added that when the bill was careful attention was given lo protecting property and taxation rights of He stated that there will be no property taxation by the new In he the district will not have the power of eminent If a district is the district may levy user A rale not greater than 5 percent can be charged on the price paid for a camping or picnic space or river access that costs at least Si a day Spivey said in his written Hotels and recreational guide senices and water equipment rental equipment expenses also would be subject to user Spivey said another source of funding for the district would be the issuance of revenue bonds ap proved by a majority of In order to pro tect local the district cannot engage in any activity at a river access location that com petes with private enterprise except for the opera tion ot one ol the permanent he Kerrville men avoid serious injury Friday as plane flips Two Kerrville men escaped serious injury when the plane in which they were riding struck a dirt embank ment and flipped after an attempted landing at the Bulverde Airport Fri day Gus Schreiner was flying the Mooney singleengine craft at the time of the William Lewis was flying with Both men walked away from the crash scene and were taken to Northeast Baptist Hospital where they were treated for bruises and minor Investigators reported that the pilot apparently attempted to land at the but descended too late and ran off the end of the While attempting to gain altitude after the failed landing the small plane struck tree tops and flew nosefirst into a dirt then landing on its top short ly after noon NB health patterns studied BvSAHAHDUKE SUM Writer Researchers have finished their in itial work in New Braunfels and have begun to analyze the health habits and stress of local Gary Ganehart of the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio said Friday that a preliminary glance at data collected from 343 New Braunfels households indicates the percentage of smokers in the local community is lower than That observation may be signifi cant in the health study which is aim ed at studying risk factors for cancer and chronic Based on the results of the survey and sirailiar ones in surrounding the UT Health Science Center will conduct a threeyear program to reduce cancer and chronic disease risk in toe What we were doing was develop ing a profile of the ptmJyMm and perceived health considering tobacco alcohol diet and Gabehart saidInformation atMHJt oc cupations and social support of in dividuals also was collected in the Twelve local residents worked SM   

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