Friday, November 27, 1987

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 27, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas M CO PQ TX y 75331 Previews of NB basketball Page 10A New Braunfels Friday November 1987 25 Cents 231 New Texas 377880 5126259144 Two 20 Today is the first day of the Christmas shopping season with all its joy and stress Village Oaks Regional Hospital is continuing its WomanTalk series Dec 7 to help women deal with the holidays and stress The program will be at 7 tu p m in the hospitals Community Health Shelly M S W psychiatric program director for the will be guest speaker She will help define areas of the effects of stress and the ability to function Techniques lor managing stress will also bo discussed For more call W0 The hospital is at Interstate i5 and Judson toad or Toepperwein Hoad exits Friends and supporters of Hospice New Braunfels are invited to the opening of the Tree of Lights fundraiser on Dec 5 at M p in on the lawn of McKenna Memorial Hospital A Christmas Irte will txlighted on hospitals ruuf to honor so meone who lights up the giver s life Gifts may tx mailed or brought to the Hosptce office at IHu Mill Si For more call A wildflower ornament for the Christmas tree may be just what you are looking lor lo top off the holiday The National Wildflower Research Center is offering its drst ornament to celebrate lady Bird Johnson b 7th birthday The gold plated bravs and enamel ornament features the Pink Evening Primrose which Is one of Johnson s favorite uiMflowers To order the ornament sr nd as plus for postage and handling and GO cents slate lax to National Wildflowrr Kestarch l enter P Box W4C Austin Texas orders must be postmarked Ikc 1 To order by call 51 from a a m to 4 p m Heres a great Christmas gift to give yourself and to bevome fritol unwanted habits the Iumal Init of the American Cancer Sotlet is sponsoring another FREE Smoking Clmi IXc IVv 3 Dec H ami Dec 10 ai Dmlinger Memorial Library s meeting room The ses and you must go lo all lour begin al 7 p m and are said in struclor Mike a former smoker himself Call fi2S exlen sion to register for the clinic by 5 p m Tuesday I SEED APViCE 28 shopping days to Christmas Cold weather Us in tbe forecast o few clays low dropping to Saturday will be a UtUe itf wtm i Wgn In low 60s but Saturday nigWs low County to file charges County Attorney Bill ac cording to reports his is plann ing to proceed with cruelty lo animal charges against an Oaks subdivision man after lest results of food scraps returned positive for traces of anti freeze The food samples were recovered from the yard of a suspect and sent to Texas University labs or analysis along with tissue samples from two animals Those tests revealed the animals had died from ingesting elhylene the toxic substance contained in Keimer had earlier said that he was awaiting results of the food scraps before proceeding with Class A misdemeanor charges against the suspect whom area residents say is responsible for the deaths of numerous cats and dogs in recent months According lo the man had placed meat scraps and other foods in a laced them with anU frveie and left them out or animals to Veterinarians contend that especially are at tracted to swwt aroma and taste of antifreeze and often die agonizing deaths after ingesting the toxic substance Its beginning to City okays lease for concessions Promising to make between and in improvements to city Pat Cantrell and Carol Guedry will take over the food con cession in Landa Park New Braunfels City Council has ap proved a lease with the who own operate Pats Place on South Union Street and Pats a restaurant in The current city lease with Vernon Taylor will terminate at the end of the Cantrell and Guedry stated in their proposal to the city that they will operate a snack bar and gift shop at the site currently known as Wurst World near the train station in Landa Park According to the agreement with the the business will pay the city 12 5 percent of gross sales compared to 25 percent of gross sales proposed by Guedry and Cantrell propose to provide more inside seating in the park building and air condition the inside seating They also will paint the interior and exterior of the remodel and add to existing restrooms and epair and paint out side tables The women expect to See Page 2A 2 area men arrested in hitrun coverup John Green ol New Braunfels Utilities helped string up lights on Main Plaza earlier this week in preparation of the annual tree lighting and arrival of Santa on Tuesday at dusk Photo by Deryl Clark Two area men charged with hindering apprehension in the case of Wesley Scott Strickland were ar rested over the holiday and at presstime today remained in Cornal County Jail County Attorney Bill Reimer Wednesday afternoon obtained ar rest warrants for Ethan Route Box and Tracey Langen Star Route Box Both were chargetfnvHfi Class A misde meanors and bond was set at According to jailer George Gon one of the suspects was in the process of posting bond at But the jailer was unable to confirm which subject was bonding Both are charged with aiding Strickland in an attempt to cover up and destroy evidence after a fatal hit andrun accident 8 on Interstate 55 that killed one woman and injured another Strickland charged with failure to stop and render a third degree and revocation of pro See Page2A Cheer Fund taking dona tions The HeraldZeitung along with the National Guard and Com munity Service Center each year sponsor the Cheer Fund drive lo provide Christmas dinners or needy families in the New Braunfels area The goal In 1887 is to provide Christmas dinners or 200 families in the area who might not other wise be able to enjoy a holiday feast So that means that more than must be collected before Contributions of nonperishable food items also are being accepted at the newspaper of The HeraldZeifung will publish the names of contributors to the Cheer Fund each Contribu tions are taxdeductible and may be made at the newspaper office al 707 New Texas For more informa tion or to arrange for pickup of call Carol A very at 625 An anonymous donation of was made bringing the total to NBU setting upwatt watchers By SARAH DUKE Staff Writer New Braunfels Utilities is making plans to be part of local school pro jects aimed al reducing electrical consumption by making students and teachers aware of their James NBUs resource development manager and a member of the Texas Energy Education Day board of said he hopes to work with New Braunfels classes as part of a Watt Watchers program The program originated in Galveslon s Ball High School and has grown throughout the state MacDonald said the purpose of the program is to make students aware of simple ways to reduce electrical Those students then become sort of an energy patrol squad for the inspecting buildings for sim ple violations of energyconservation This was something that was created by students for students and its gone all the way lo the governors he said in reference to Bill Clements Energy Management Election expected for incorporation of Canyon Lake area By OAVIDMAY Stall Writer County Judge Fred Clark said this week he will probably call or a special election in January for in corporation of the Canyon Lake A petition containing more than double the 50 signatures needed to call for election was delivered to commissioners court Tuesday Precinct 1 Commis sioner J L Jumbo Evans described the proposed area petitioned for incorporation as Cranes Mill lo Cranes Mill The area under consideration includes a population of around and encompasses nearly the entire lake area and its many as well as Start Canyon Cily and ihe Hancock areas Proponents have requested to be incorporated under the municipal title of Canyon My role in this is purely said Clark when asked if he favored incorporation of the lake I would say the county would continue lo have some presence out there such as with justice of the peace and the library If approved by a majority of voters within the pro posed incorporation the municipality of Canyon Lake would then develop master growth subdivision and building codes and levy taxes for streets and law A tax rate has not been proposed to Similar attempts to incorporate in the lake and as recently as November have The in corporation attempt was described as a finger inclu sion taking in mainly areas along ihe Guadalupe River and River Road near Proponents of incorporation cite land annexations by the cities of San Antonio and New Braunfels as reasons for the area to incorporate Commissioners last week approved an annexation of land in southwestern Comal County by the city of Boerne in an attempt to ward off proposed annexation by San Antonio of its extra territorial Kendall County authorities told local residents they feared San Antonio extending its ETJ into both Kendall See Centers participation in the pro gram MacDonald said NBUs first step toward getting the program going in New Braunfels will be to talk with members of the Carl Schurz Student Council about Once he presents information about the pro students will decide on their own whether they would like to par ticipate and what they would do to reduce energy use at the The NBU employee said the pro gram has been effective in other schools by giving a few students responsibility for checking to make sure that lights are off in empty that window shades are drawn during warm weather to reduce heat from and that other simple energy conservation steps are Students could leave either small notes congratulating the teacher for the following energy con servation measures are asking that teacher to be more aware of their use of electricity It the Watt Watchers program1 See Page2A Bonds to go for purchase ofschoolsites New Braunfels 1SD voters will be asked to vote 12 on several pro positions to pay for classroom addi tions and district Proposition 3 concerns planning for future growth in the district Student growth in the school district will continue to create a need for additional sites for schools Even it will be necessary to pur chase land for more schools Voters will be given the opportunity to decide between purchasing land prior to development or waiting until the district truly needs the Superintendent Charles Bradberry indicates that the district needs direction from the community on the route to take on this particular mjyt We can buy now at lower prices and have the sites available for future growth or watt until growth actually extends out to tbe sites and buy them at a much higher he A longrange planning committee will study the needs of the targeting the specific requirements forNBlSD 15