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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 21, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas                                Unicorns hold off Tivy in Page 7 JA New Braunfels 204 707Landa New Texas 78130 USPS 377800 The New Braunfels Chlldrens Museum Is planning even more handson activities On along with the current Do It My Way Living With Special the museum will offer a special activity for the kids to per sonalizc museum Tshirts with Tshirts will be available at the museum and the ac tivity will happen from 10 to 3 p The museum is open from 10 a to 4 Admission is free Tonight from 8 to 10 KLHN Channel 9s will air a program on il literacy The PBS show will last from 8 to 9 p m and the locally pro duced iSan Antonio area show will last from 9 to 10 The folks at Com munity Kducation suggest tins is a good show to tune in lo The German American Society in vites the public to Bavarian Village Sunday from to 9 w lo hear and dance to the music of a piece brass band from Cover charge is On the society will host a reception at the Hotel Faust for the band members and a other Ger man including Braunfels Mayor Pater and the visitors host families Willkom men The New Braunfels Multiple Sclerosis Support Group is meeting at noon Thursday at he Western Steer Family Steak House The McKenna Memorial Hospital Auxiliary is organising and needs charter members Volunteer hours will be vital to staff the gift shop assist with clerical duties perform nursing staff semcev and othei activities Get in on the ground floor and share your ideas concerning an awards t laws gifi shop hours and other assistance which the will provide Dues of will txcolUvied at the November meeting frnm those who wish to Income charter members The first meeting of will be held at 1 p in at the Street chiNsntom across ruin the hospital Call rcN for information With all the fists happtning late Gruene Music Fest Jest this and lest its nice to hast one that promises to nllei something not onl fun but in lormulive as well Texas Department of Human SIT ices mteni lebra Klder has put together a Parent lest lo offer parenting skills and guest speakers each Tuesday beginning Oct 27 and running through 17 The seminars cost nothing to attend and will be held at St Paul Lutheran 181 S Santa Clara from 7 In y p m Oct Nov lu and 17 Sponsors include New Hraunicls Ci ly Council Comal Independeiii School New Braunfels See STAMMTISCH Page 2A mild and gorgeous weather is in store or the rest of the week with a high near 70 today and northeast winds near 1 5 mph Clear and cool tonight with light east winds and a low of Thursday will be sunny and warm with a high in the mid 70s and southeast winds at 10 to 15 mph and a nighttime low of Friday through Sunday will be partly turning breezy and cooler Sunday with another push of cooler air moving into the area Highs will hover in the 70s and with lows in the 5us MISMCSS CUSSIFCO comes UlIUIAJIUtflH 1111 61 JA 121 1 128 24 U HIM Zeituno 0 5126259144 Wednesday October 1987 25 Cents Two 26 Pages No serious injury Bremer again a candidate for Comal sheriff Three including a 20monthold escaped serious injury in a collision Tuesday afternoon on IH35 near Watson Deborah Lynn of Hurst pulled onto the northbound interstate shoulder to change her daughters diaper when her 1977 Ford Granada was struck by a pickup pulling a gooseneck trailer owned by Holt Machinery and driven by George Olson of The impact sent the truck and trailer carrying a large generator motor down the grassy flipping it once before coming to a rest on the access All three were transported by New Braunfels EMS to McKenna Memorial Hospital where they were treated for minor injuries and Photo by Deryl Clark By DAVIOMAY Staff Writer Hoping the second times the Jack Brenner Tuesday an nounced his candidacy for sheriff before a throng of friends and supporters at the Civic The Republican hopeful narrosvly lost to incumbent Sheriff Walter Fellers in the stiffest challenge Fellers had in his 32 years as top county law enforcer My campaign never really Its been going on for three years said Bremer shortly before delivering his opening campaign A native of San Bremer attended the University of Maryland and San Jacinto College in He served two years in the Marine Corps He began law enforcement in 1956 as a patrol inspector with the Border patrol in El Calil In he became an inspector with the Customs Service where in 1966 Jack Bremer he was named Operations Officer for the regional office See Page2A Tests show water quality suffers as river use goes up G u a d nIu p an c o Hiver Authority tests show the fecal col ifurm content of the Guadalupe Uiver draMicallv mrreases iur ing wiekiruis in i ornal County GBKAs water quality ne said a remit lest taken earlier this month after a weekend on he river indicated a high fecal lohform content in tie water Anothei UM taken later in tin week at the secnnd crossing of the Guadalupe Uiver upstream o New BraunfeU showed the fecal cohiorm content had reduced We were out there right after the weekend Arnst said about the first test This is speculation on part but 1 Hunk the results in i gin have had something lo tin with the weekend traffic He added thai the high ecal col iform content later in the week was only a fraction of what it had been follow ing the weekend The causative factor is somewhat speculation but we liiise seen this before said GBKAs General Manager John Spvcht Whether its boats runn ing up and down the river or pen pie getting in and out of the water recreational use stirs up turbidity and can increase fecal coliform count That kind of use of the resource has a deleterious effect on ihe river Its something the river has to adjust to just like any other waste Specht said Water quality tests in the Lake Dunlap portion ol the river show ed no high fecal coliform pro Arnst said He said parts of the Guadalupe River near the coast also have high fecal coliform contents Those counts are attributable to the present of livestock that grazes near the Arnst said County residents voice concerns over district By DAVID MAY Staff Writer A small but vocal and inquisitive group of citizens gathered in Comal County Commissioners Court chambers Monday evening in the first of three scheduled town meetings concerning a proposed Comal County Water Recreation District Twenty interested most of whom will be directly affected should the proposition pass on Nov met with three commissioners for HI minutes asking questions and voicing their concerns The question will appear on the special election ballot as Proposition 1 among proposed constitutional amendments and one other local option question Commissioners again will meet with citizens tonight at Community Building in Startzville and Friday in the Bulverde Community Center Both meetings are scheduled to begin at 7 p in If Mondays meeting is any it appears passage ol the proposed district is anything but guaranteed Several of those attending Mondays meeting said they still have reservations about creating a district that would levy user sales taxes on rentals of wateroriented services to pay for various improvements and maintenance operations In fact several persons who reside or own businesses within the districts boundaries were concerned that voters in New Braunfels alone could approve creation of the district while escaping the additional This is said Mowery Youre let ting people in incorporated areas control those in unin corporated areas Fischers remarks drew support from several who called it unfair that New Braunfels proper was not included in the which encompasses approximately half of the That would be an unnecessary explained Commissioner Clyde Jacobs about the exclusion of New Braunfels from the He pointed out that outfitters not located inside the district but who shuttle patrons to and from would pay egress and ingress Once outside the you dont see the We want to address problems created in the The legislature gave us i regulatory authority for unin corporated areas said Jacobs As authorized in House Bill written exclusively for Comal creation of the district as called for by county commissioners requires majority approval from voters Both New Braunfels and Canyon Lakes Chamber of Commerces have joined forces in sup port of formation of the district II a governing board would be formed that would establish user lees and disbursement of monies for road litter increased law en forcement and emergency services and essentially shift the financial burden of those costs from county taxpayers to the recreational user Creation of the district will not reduce ad valorem rates per se in the but would become a selfsustaining entity that would reduce the dependence on property tax dollars and minimize future ad valorem rate See Page2A For building height Sixmember panel would control land use around airport I Appropriate control of building height adjacent to New braunfels Municipal Airport would be I the charge of a sixmember panel comprising representatives from Guadalupe and Comal i counties and City of New X By SARAH DUKE Stall Writer A new local board charged with regulating the area surrounding the local airport will soon be a reality if the New Braunfels Airport Advisory Board has its way The advisory board has recom mended a board be created to make sure construction around the New Braunfels Municipal Airport does not violate necessary Were trying to form a joint board from Comal Guadalupe County and the Those are the three entities all the approaches tto the ailport i would said City Kngineer Bill the citys liaison with the advisory The new board would be made up of two representatives from each he The area around the airport is not in the New Braunfels city limits and cajinot be regulated by city Dobrowolski said height controls for construction must be placed on pro perty as far as five miles from the airport in some directions with allow ed height increasing as the distance from the airport increases The city engineer said the board would not restrict construction other than to limit height Guadalupe County Commissioner James whose precinct in the said he is all for creating a board to acquire air space 1 think you should take in the land around the airport he said in regard lo acquiring air In the long now is the opportunity But its going to take a cooperative effort from all ol these groups Theyre go ing lo have to set aside politics and attack the problem Theres not much on that land so now is the time lo start planning for 20 or 30 years from The commissioner said the airport needs lo acquire room for feet of runway enough to handle large If were going to do lets do it first he V   

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