Friday, October 9, 1987

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 9, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas 410 EMP PC BOX 8 7X 753gi Unicorn JV Page Page 5 New Braunfels 196 Know what this fat thing is Its a blutwurst a blood sausage that Jreat for breakfast if you like that sort of Its just reminder of where the best of the wurst can be which is at the New Braunfels Wurstfest later this month arul early next Well print the rest of the picture with the man holding the sausage as part of a pro motion of the second official Wurstfest in we think it is clear evidence that while New Braunfels city govern ment may have little pork to cut out of its the community in general Is full of worthwhile fat Young folks from New Braunfels Seventh Day Adventist Church will be at West San Antonio and the Plaza and V S 81 and Texas 46 highways asking or money The purpose is simple to help pay ex penses to an annual church retreat near Austin They are a small says member Frank Smith The youth will be at these Frank from 2 to Advance tickets to Wurstfest are still available and will be until Get 29 at the Wurstfesi Association of fice behind Circle Arts Theatre in Landa Park Wurslfest goers will save SI off regular ground admis sion by purchasing advanced tickets Prices are in advance and H at the gate A ticket is good for one Tickets to Wurslhalle are also available although not at a discounted price The Wurstfest office Is open from 8 30 am to 5 p rn Monday through Friday Tickets also may be obtained at the Chamber of Commerce office at S Wurstfest begins Oct u and runs through Nov 8 Comal County Extension Service Is sponsoring an Adult Sitter Clinic Oct iy21 that will provide skills and knowledge qualifying mature persons to Ixcome effective SHUTS or companions for older adults The threeday training includes 18 hours of instruction for the involving many speakers and resource materials Some of the topics include role and responsibili ty of a practical psychology in working with older the ag ing understanding grief and proper lifting and transfer physical care cop ing with stress on the and various job environments Sessions will be from 9 to 4 each day and cost is per person To pre the fee must be in the ex tension office by Monday Class sue is limited Call 6259178 for more in New Braunfels own Clay Baker and his Texas Hanky Tonk Band will be playing at Comal County Fairgrounds during a dance from 9 Page 2 Beautiful clear skies are in at least through Tues with a high today of about 8tt and some gust ing winds from the south at about 15 mph Tonights low will drop to about 6J and Satur days high will soar back up to 88 with southeast winds bet ween 10 and 15 mph Sunday will be partly cloudy with a high in the upper 80s and a low in the The outlook through Tuesday shows most ly fair skies and mild temps with cool Highs in the 80s and lows in the 60s CUSStfKD MIIIMIIES UN 1 SPHII 707 Landa New Texas 78130 USPS 377800 Zeituno Jacobs tenders a draft firearms control order By DAVIDMAY StaM Writer An order regulating the discharge of firearms in populated but unin corporated areas of Comal County is a step closer to becoming reality as Commissioner Clyde Jacobs Thurs day presented commissioners court with his draft version They can either accept it or shoot it said adding that commissioners will discuss his resolution during regular session Oct 22 in Jacobs version is short and to the point and reflects the wishes of the majority who spoke during two public hearings held last month Sec tion Paragraph 2 order applies only to a subdivision all or a part of which is located in the unincorporated area of a county and for which a plat is required to be prepared and In Section addressing the discharge of states To promote the public the discharge of firearms on lots that are 10 acres or smaller in the unin corporated area of Comal County in a subdivision is Section 3 deals with intent and reads It is an affirmative defense that firing a weapon is for one or both of the following purposes protec tion of person or property var mint and or predator The fourth and final section pro vides or marksmanship and tactical training conducted by a peace of See Page Commissioners okay new Comal County ag agent By DAVID MAY SUM Writer Comal County Commissioners Thursday unanimously accepted a recommendation to hire a county agricultural extension agent to replace the retired Bill Schumann After having spent the past several years in similar capacities in Lee and Bandera Scott Durham will begin his duties here on Oct 21 In related assistant exten sion agent Mike Barbour tendered his letter of resignation as an ticipated Barbour is moving to Col 1m County to become the new exten sion agent there When asked what he expected to focus on locally as extension Durham I have a lot of VH in terests The development of youth is very important in various areas As ar us what my priorities would 1 cant tell you my priorities would be based on what the people in the county want me to Youth would certainly be looked at Primary interests would also be in community development and to look at resources in maintaining the community and lifestyles that would benefit the Durham said Durham told the court he believes Comal County has recently ex Scott Durham pertenced what Bandera is just beginning to see urbanization of rural Commissioner Lorenzo Yankee acting as presiding of ficer in County Judge Fred Clarks have had a good relationship with the extension See Page 7 Texas Historical Commission site report week away The executive director of the Texas Historical Commission said Thurs day that his staff will need about another week before deciding whether more archeological work is needed at the future WalMart distribution center site One of historical architects will be going over a report of a field study next said Curtis Tun nell of He added that the report notes there are a couple of old homes on the property east of Interstate 35 south of Kohlenberg If they are historic homes in fair ly good then they might need to be But if theyre fair ly recent that wont be Tunnell If these sites are significant then various things can be he ad ding that according to federal regula tions the historical commission may need photographs or sketches or may require some excavation work around the 1 wont be able to say whether they will be required until about the middle of next week when our historical architect has had a chance to review the Tunnell The report is the product of an ar cheological field study conducted on the 125acre WalMart The historical commission requested the study as part of the requirements for the city to obtain in federal gram funds Although the grant funds will be used to finance utility extensions along the the WalMart property was considered a part of the project because the distribution center will benefit from the WalMart funded the field which took about two days to com plete and delayed the citys receipt of Frances Bridges of the Comal County Historical Commission said the commission is not interested in the homes at the WalMart property because they are not in condition to be She added that the com mission will obtain some of the mor tar work from the The con struction was used by early settlers to this Groundwork has begun at the distribution center Stacy Dun a spokesman or said the center is expected to be complete by next Canyon Middle School students haul their librarys books in to the new Photo by Deryl Clark CMS students on the move Students at Canyon Middle School are making a Theyre packing up their books and heading to bigger and better things to a new campus east of Interstate 35 better equipped to deal with the growing enrollment and increasing student Several students volunteered Thursday to pack up library books to be moved to the new Students will catch up with those books in a little more than two weeks when the old campus is The Comal ISO Board of Trustees has accepted the academic portion of the new campus as substantially com plete and is pleased with the con The base bid for the middle school construction was awarded a year ago at During the past Cahaba Construction of Houston has built the the Canyon Middle School academic commons area and cafeteria and vocational This we will allow teachers to move whatever things they can do without for the next two weeks to the new said Superintendent Bill he the library books and science equip ment are being He said those are the two most difficult things to A dedication for the school is set for 25 at 2 at the new We plan to get the children involved in the dedica tion as much as possible Its going to instead of a house a People can bring potted plants or whatever and some of them will be planted on the school The dedicationi is going to be for the youngsters and their he We wont have any highpowered Then about two days after the the fun will really start at the new the superintendent Were planning on the following Mon day or Tuesday to tell the kids to pack up their books and well load them all onto buses and take them over to the new school Thats our We think the school will be complete by he Brown added that the schools interior is about 97 to 98 percent complete now while the exterior of the buildings is about 80 per The gymnasium is almost complete he As of they finished putting tile down Its all going to be finished he Friday October 25 Cents One 20 Pages SBA flood injury loan forms in NB next week By DAVIDMAY Staff Writer Federal Small Business Ad ministration officials will be in New Braunfels next week to distribute ap plications for economic injury according to a statement released Thursday from Lamar Smiths I am delighted the SBA has realiz ed the economic hardships county businesses have suffered as a result of flooding conditions earlier this said County Judge Fred Clark in August requested consideration from SBA for economic injury loans to Comal County businesses who suffered final hardships as the result of heavy spr ing rains over a twomonth forced the impoundment of flood waters in Canyon Lake by the Corps of The Corps then bagen a program of maximum lake discharges into the Guadalupe River through the sum creating hazardous conditions for recreational which all but shut down a vital county tourist SBA required at least five businesses locally to prove substan tial financial losses as a Coor dinated by Commissioner Clyde Set Pagt7 Parks board urges formal ban on ads The New Braunfels Parks Ad visory Board has recommended that the New Braunfels City Council take action to prohibit commercial adver tising in city The move is simply an effort to for malize informal park said Parks Director David Were just talking about on public park not streets or anything like he adding that the park has been on more than one as a place of Whatiey said the parks department has made a policy of prohibiting com mercial advertising in He said he has been questioned as to what basis there is for the policy and he wants to make sure the policy is backed up with an If its the intent of the parks board and the city council to prohibit adver tising in the we need it in or dinance the parks director Whatiey said there is no advertis ing in the citys parks and he wants to keep it that He said he also wants to make sure that no businesses use the parks without pro per The proposed ordinance would pro hibit billboards and banners within any area of any of the city Included in the proposed or dinance is a provision which would allow companies to display advertis ing at special events or functions if those companies cosponsor the The parks director would have to approve the advertising according to the proposed Whatiey said the proposed or dinance is not connected with the city wide sign ordinance that will face final approval i miai Saegert new UT business dean New Braunfels resident Joel Saegert has been appointed dean of the college of business at the Univer sity of Texas at San ac cording to an announcement this week by James dean of the He is a wellrespected acade a hard well organized and very said 1 wanted a very strong internal associate dean and he was the perfect Saegert will be the internal representative for the heading the faculty task force on American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business managing the colleges microcom puter facilities and handling faculty scheduling and other faculty mat He will work alongside Jude associate dean of the college for external 1 just cant think of a better said Saegert has lived in New Braunfels since 1976 and is a member of the New Braunfels Conservation Society and the choir of the Johns Episcopal Church His parents art Evelyn Saegert and the late Clarence Saegert of A former professor of marketing at where he has taught since the 43 yearoW Saegert spent five years as president for academic attain at UT He has served as assistant pro fessor at The University of The University of Texas at Austin and The American University of An active Saegert has