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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 11, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas 126 NB still in PO BOX TA 75 rage 13A New Braunfels 197 STAMMTiacH 707 Landa New Texas 78130 USPS 377800 Zdtuno I Sunday October 50 Cents Four 48 Pages Dorothy drew the Canine Stammtisch above Its a good and Harold would like to offer her a free if shell call the Herald offices and claim The Stammtisch Search continues and when your version of a gathering spot makes it in youll get a free lunch Send renditions to Harolds Stammtisch P O Drawer New Texas Kden Home residents and their families are celebrating 77 years of ministry at the home today Rodney invites to share the occasion and make it more special or residents Kden residents will participate with the chaplain in con ducting worship at the chapel scr vice at pm today At p m there will be a program on the ulurv of Kden Home and at 4 p m refreshments will be served or families and friends of The New Braunfels Mexican American Heritage Society will hold Us regular meeting Monday at 7 p m at the Ditllinger Memorial Library He there The Patchwork Squares Dance Club will Ivuld an open house Tues day at 8 p m at tin Srntthson KcU Barn at KM uaj and til Members of the club said the open house will be a great introduction to the fun ol square Chris Chrtsler gives squaredanctnfr lessons each Tuesday For informa call or Oscar Guerrero called the Herald offices to let everyone know there will be a movie on Monday at 8 p m called The Night to Die with Ha quel Welch and Michael Gross The movie is based on a trxie story The AUS Support Group in San Antonio recommends the film Health issues concerning women are the subject o a series of free presentations being sponsored dur ing the next eight months by the Womens Health Senice at Village Oaks Regional Hospital Kach pro gram in the series is designed to educate and inform women the early and treatment of most common health problems facing them Speakers will include physicians ami nurses who specialize In areas of womens health Among the topics planned are Oct Premenstrual Syn Handling Holiday Jan Dieting Kad and Feb Cosmetic March Women and AIDS April Breast and May Infertility Diagnosis and Treatment All pro grains arc on Mondays from 7 to y in the community health center at the hospital Admission is Call 6465043 for more informa Mighty nice weather in store for this area with mostly tunny skies today and iontewhat cooler temperatures in the high of about Tl and northeast winds 15 wtthalfWafaftmtKand s will reach only The outlook far TUaatey through Thuraday atom a Ugh of TV and a low of TlMaifll with warmer Skias will be gcnaraUy fair and there so ao This plastic inflated pumpkin offers a uni que sight in New Braunfels Several downtown including Chuck plan to sponsor a As fall tourists arrive pumpkincarving contest later this month in New Braunfels Photo by Dervl Downtown merchants see promise of fun and profits ByJIMWftftE SUM Writer New Braunfels downtown wants to As Wurafest draws and with It the opportunity to take advantage of visitors downtown merchants are plann ing a pumpkincarving contest in the The event is one of several under discussion by merchants and others interested in helping New Braunfels traditional business district become more viable and In a related a Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Com merce task force on downtown revitalization will meet at p m Wednesday in Honors Hall or a review of a draft report by staff The work of the task the Downtown Association compris ing businesses that are not necessarily located there and others are all designed to aug ment an already healthy but small community of some of whom say they would welcome competition for the sheer traffic it can The chamber staff summation of the first task force meeting will concern creating subcom mittees to gather information and make Among the topics discussed at the first meeting is planning aesthetic and practical im provements in the immediate ac cess to downtown and eventually the approaches to the city in Chamber of Commerce is a noDprofit corporation of retail industrial businessmen and who through a board of directors and paid plan for and cooperate with government and each other on matters of commercial and economic improvement for the greater New Braunfels area Many volunteer hours on the part of chamber members went into realizing location of a regional distribution warehouse off Interstate 35 by Representatives of Brauntex Connies Shoe Heavenly Delights ice cream The Wild Henne Jacob Schmidt department the Brzunfcls Das Krueger Communication Services and others agreed Friday to organize a pumpkincarving contest later this month in the downtown The informal committee acted on behalf of other downtown merchants and discussed adver tising including radio and television as ways to promote worthwhile ideas for getting people into the downtown at times when they may want to George Downtown Association vice president and chairman of the associations promotions said the organization has about with which to sponsor events or promote See Page VB Services Tuesday for Frank Suhr Frank the presidentelect of the Comal County Fair Association and one ol the citys civic died Friday at McKenna Memorial of No 8 Mission was the Comal County attorney from 1960 to He had been practicing law privately since 1972 and had served as president of the Comal County Bar The New Braunfels resident was a founder of the Marschund Wandergruppe and was a charter member of the Texas Museum of Handmade He also was a Kleme Opa in the Wurstfest Associa tion and was a trustee at the Paul Lutheran Church Services for Suhr will be at 10 Tuesday at St Paul Lutheran Church with the Charles Dellaven and the Rev Jim Hinkhouse Burial will be in Guadalupe Valley Memorial Suhr Suhr was born Aug in New Braunfels to Frank J and Almida ntv Freyei He married Helgard Tondorf in New Braunfels in May Suhr attended public schools in New Braunfels and graduated from New Braunfels High School in He graduated from Southwest Texas State University in serv ed in the Army and graduated from the University of Texas School of Law at Suhr was a member of the GermanAmerican the Elks the Fraternal Order of Eagles and the Sophienburg He was a judge advocate of the American Legion Post He also was a member of the New Braunfels Conservation Society and See Local prosecutors campaign to alter appeal procedure Com Fund 87 aiding many local agencies By DAVIDMAY Staff Writer Voters in November will be asked whether Texas should amend its constitution to allow state pro secutors limited rights to appeal certain court Texas is the last state in the union to adopt such a judiciary provision Both Comal County criminal pro secutors hope for a change in climate among voters and a dif ferent outcome than when a similar proposition was soundly defeated eight years There is something wrong when a state is the last to approve something like said County Attorney Bill Reimer has assumed a leading role locally in support of the amendment by prin ting mailouts being sent to households throughout the This would bring more decorum and make for more fair court Sign law added We are the only state that does not provide for victim This would allow us a second opinion for victims from judges If Amendment 14 is approved it would allow a prosecutor to appeal certain rulings by a specifically pretrial and posttrial rulings such as motions to suppress probable cause or indict ment dismissals and other rulings favorable to a The legislature enacted Senate Bill 762 during regular authored by John D Lubbock and sponsored by James which would take effect upon Asked why Texas has been slow in adopting such a District Attorney William Schroeder I think we have had a large number See Page 2A Ordinance faces council for final approval Monday New Braunfels Planning Director Mike Shands said there has been no significant change in the sign or dinance that faces final approval by City Council He added that he is requesting the council to extend the sign moratorium until the new or dinance can take Shands said he has put some new definitions and clarifications in the which gained unanimous council approval during its first two New Braunfels City Council will meet at the New Braunfels Utilities meeting room at 7 The proposed sign which addresses only offpremise came under fire by former Mayor Barbara Tieken and former council member Betty Lou Rushing during the last council Homecoming Queen Rushing questioned the reasoning behind accepting a proposal created by members of the outdoor advertis ing Pete Lingamfelter of Oasis Out door Advertising led a committee of volunteers who drafted the proposed The volunteer effort came after failed attempts by city appointed committees to draft an or dinance that met councils There are no changes to the pro posed ordinance i but there have been a couple of definitions Shands We added a definition of portable signs so people wouldnt confuse that with a sign on the side of a for Lnder the proposed sign ordinance offpremise portable See Page 2A Following are the agencies that will receive support from the Comal County ComFund which con tinues this On the Gruene Music a benefit for that will feature seven local bands and special guest appearances by surprise guests all of whom are donating their time and talents to the Com Fund Admission is and children under 12 will get in The fun starts at American Arthritis Foundation Scouts ot Canyon Lake Action Childrens Rehabilitation Coma County Child Welfare Slisofl Cental County Emergency Childrens Canyon High School Senior Melissa Cox was named the 1987 CHS Homecoming Queen at halftime ceremonies Friday during the Cougars hardfought match against the Fredericksburg which had a final score of 1514 in favor o the Cox was escorted by Tye For more details of IA see Page Photo by Deryl
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