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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 20, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas NB volleyball team in Austin See Page 10 New Braunfels 226 707 Landa New Texas 78130 USPS 377800 5126259144 Zeitung Friday November 1987 25 Cents One 20 Pages ft s It will soon look and sound a lot like rhnslmas around Canyon Lake The Canyon Lake Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring the areas first annual Christmastree lighting and has turned the annual Christmas parade into the biggest ever Chamber President Maureen Lyle said a font fulls decorated and entirely donated by the com will tx lit Dec a at 7 p m at the chamber offices on KM in saltier The SmKhson Valley High chorus will lx on hand to lead the community m Christmas Carols Then on Dec n will txthe parade which this ear is no small affair After the chamber found out in September that the local sorority that usually coordinated the parade had pulled out Lyle and the chamber went to work As o grand marshals will bv Count Judge Fred Clark and Coun ty Commissioners Clyde Jacobs and J JumU Evans There are present floats entered The marching uf Smithson High Valley Mid die Sctino Bu Middle School as well as pep uiaiS also will h Hnpvs that the Canyon High ami Middle bands also perform St Nicholas will even take time from his work load to make an appearance The approximate mile parade route will start at Halt in Battler and pivnetsl down KM stiining at M a m Kor more in lormalion or to enter a float call at sounds like everything Kit ordering a little MHIW has Uen done haiii is wnrkmu mi that tm irv also has an in M Nicholas bwausr hes taking time on iHc 4 to visit the inuveum and meet pre and sclntnl children there The trad S drrvxd it rock and rag slotking cap will inev With pre at p jjl that da and with hoo age kids at 7 p m He ncs with two sacks une tiliii witii candy fruit and nuts lut thustchildren who turnbevn and the other lull of switches for those who have Uen Dot so gtuKl It s fret I lei get the JHT lormance ol at Walnut i Sunda Iu kets lor the ie stalling Kali Maiden and Unny Son are available at the door New BraunfeN own KoUrt who heads Houston Cinema Ventures The movie is pro duccd with hinds nceived nun the series on 1BS and with funds mm Cinema Ven lures HotnTt the son of Nowol n New Braunlels brought the rims ie here to help the Noon Lions raise mone tor the lex as Lions Camp or Crippled Children The is a story aixjut a Mevi worker father who wants his son to grow up to be more than a blue collar but his son only u ants to be like his dad Shows are at and 7 p m and tickets are fxi or adults Children under U will be admitted free The Charles Hose Agency is offer ing a Defensive Driving CourMon Dec 1 and from t to p m at Ca nyon High School Call 857i for more information Nice and sunny today with a high of 65 anil north winds at 15 mph Itll be cold tonight with a low of about ii and light and variable winds Saturday will be partly cloudy with a high of 68 and southeast winds at 10 The Menu CLASSIFIED 1219 CROSSWORD 3 ENTERTAINMENT 9 REUQJOUS TV bond sale go on despite opposition By SARAH DUKE Staff Writer The general manager of the Feder nales Klectric Cooperative said his organization is trying to find some a c c o m m o d a 11 o n with the UuadalupeBlaneo Hiver Authority concerning the hydroelectric generating plant being built at the fool of Canyon Dam Henme head of was reluctant to give details of IECs position regarding the but said earlier this week we are still oppos ed to it The electric cmperative serves the area m which the plant is being built PEC is appealing a Texas Water Commission decision to allow iHRA to construct the plant which will sup ply an estimated J3 million kilowatts of electricity to New Braunfels who are not PEC customers PKC officials have said they op pose the project Ixvause they feel it will be a detriment to the environ ment of the Canyon Lake area In other areas the Canyon Lake Area Assentation continues opposition to the plant iKspite opposition work is under wa at the site and the race is on to finish construction within the dam Sec Page 2 Smoking heaters set off fire alarm What was thought to be a fire Thursday afternoon at New Braunfels Christian Academy ended up being a good fire drill for the In smoke did set off the schools alarms and school officials herded the children outside as fire trucks sped to the new structure on New Braunfels Fire Chief Phil Baker said the smoke was caused by dust burning off heating elements in the system and that no fire was Like any new when you turn on the heating system for the first time there is going to be some smell like said Baker We did a thorough check of the building just to make sure We didnt want to take any chances Classes at the private school were disrupted for about 30 minutes until fire officials gave the okay to re enter the building Commission okays Boerne annexation V Work is now going on at the Canyon Hydroelectric plant Photo Deryl Clark Board seeking approval for airport improvements Vial Mart and Holly Farms evutises need a mole soptilsticatet landing system at the New Braunfels Municipal Airport city engineer Bill said earl this week The engineer said both companies written to the city asking that an illuminated landing system te in stalled at the airport to allow their planes to land during any kind of weather Currently Ihibrowolski aid planes cannot land during cloud They don t like the fact that if the cesiums are too low they have to go to isan Antonio to land he said IVjbrowolski said the sophisticated landing system would cost about He added that the airport isory hoard plans to request ap proval from the New Braunfels City Council to apply or a Federal Avia tion Administration grant to fund the new svstem Fed regulators pledge billion in bailout Inder FAA the city would have to pay M or of the project if it receives federal funding the engineer said Dobrowolski said the advisory board which met Tuesday also plans to seek New Braunfels City Council approval to apply for a grant to fund taxi way and lighting im provements at the facility FAA would require that lo percent of the estimated to cost be funded locally The airport advisory board decided earlier this week to appear before council Dec 1i to make recommen dations about development at the air port and to request permission to ap ply for grants By DAVID MAY Staff Writer Rather than becoming part of San residents in the southwest corner of Cornal County have decided they want to be annexed into Boernes extraterritorial jurisdic tion Comal County Commissioners gave unanimous support to that pro posal Thursday approving the inclusion of an area bound by Curry Blanco Road and part of Amman Road into Boernes extra territorial Several residents affected by the annexation voiced support of the move to who also met with officials from the city of Boerne and from Kendall Everybody is in favor of signing with said Elgin who lives on Amman All San Antonio wants is the most control with the least amount of responsibili ty Kesident Bill Schoolcraft Everyone we have spoken to is in favor of joining Boernes he said Boerne and Kendall County authorities recently began plans to expand their jurisdiction after San Antonio moved annexing por tions along Interstate 10 past Leon Springs two years The move forced persons living in Fair Oaks subvdivision to incorporate to avoid becoming residents of San Antonio To the concern of people in Ken dall County and they iSan Antoniowent two miles beyond where they needed to said Ken dall Commissioner Jim Valerie There was an outcry from the peo ple who did not want to be part of San Boerne Councilman Richard Magers said it appears San Antonio s expanding its ETJ in such a way that it appears to be seeking control of the Edwards Aquifer region up to the Guadalupe River If they could get a stronghold on the Guadalupe I see them sticking pumps in the ground and pumping water out of the river and into the said Magers We dont know what their ulterior motives Were saying we would like to control our own destiny Peo ple here have a choice they can be part of San Antonios or Magers noted that the city of Boerne has agreed to apply subdivi sion and other pertaining laws and statutes only within jmile of its city Valerie said officials worked toward an agreement with the city of San Antonio wherein annexation would end at the KendallBexar coun ty We havent received a rep but the comments of their plann ing people were that the city has the right to extend its ETJ wherever they want Comal County Precinct 1 Commis sioner Evans made the motion to accept the inclusion of the Boerne ETJ into the southwestern corner of the Commissioner Neil Craigmile seconded the Im supportive of the said whose district includes the annexation It is a voluntary inclusion and voluntary withdrawal and it is what the people See Page 2 DALLAS Federal regulators are launching the costliest thrift rescue in the nations history say ing damage that former of licers wreaked on Vermin Savings Ivoan Association i tnsond repair Ikspite the ouster of the thrifts past board and several months of management by the Federal Home Bank the Dallas based institution was hopelessly insolvent and getting FHLBB chairman M I anny Wall said Thursday night Vermins M offices will be closed today while federal regulators em bark on their t billion rescue plan bv transferring Vermins insured deposits to the newly created Mont fort Savings he said The FHLBB regulator of lltX thrifts said Momfort will operate as a mutual association own ed by depositors under management by the bank FHLBB spokeswoman Martha The new entity svill receive S2UO million in cash and a 1 billion note from the Federal Savings and Loan Insurance Corp which guarantees deposits up to Weve done the best we could to salvage what we could out ol that said Tom B Scott the See Page 2 Mirror Images Cheer Fund needs contributions Economic limes are hard now which is the reason the Cheer Fund is needed even more The HeraldZeiliing along with the Na tional Guard and Community Ser vice Center each year sponsor the annual drive to provide Christmas dinners for needy families in the New Braunfels area Although it is more difficult for the public to it is more important because there are more families in need in the communi ty This the annual Cheer Fund began with a balance of 27 Last the fund started with a balance of 20 and through the generous dona lions of residents met the goal to feed 200 families The goal again in 1U87 is to pro vide Christmas dinners for 200 families in the area svho might not otherwise be able to enjoy a holi day feast So that means that more than must be col lected before Dec 18 Contributions of nonperishable food items also are being accepted at the newspaper The HeraldZeitung will publish the names of contributors to the Cheer Fund each day Contribu tions are taxdeductible and may be made at the newspaper office at 707 New Texas For more informa tion or to arrange for pickup of call Carol A very at 625 9144 Making donations today were John and Orvalene canned goods and assorted items and Lawrence and Betty Workers put the finishing interior touches on a club just for young people set to open in less than a week in the Oaks Shopping Im age is opening because of the response of area teens who told Image management in surveys and interviews what they were looking for in the way of a teen On teens and their parents and teachers are invited to attend an open house at Image in The Oaks Shopping Center at Walnut and Loop Im age management will also be on hand during the open which is from to 7 to discuss what Image is all There will be dancing and On Image will be open 7 to 1 Normal opening hours will be posted at the In conjuction with the open the mer chants of The Oaks Shopping Center are ex tending an invitation to visit their stores for ad ditional refreshments and to take advantage of their open house specials and Photo by Deryl
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