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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 23, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas                                Unicorn teams upended by See Page 10A New Braunfels Wednesday 249 New Texas 78130 USPS Zeitimg SPS 377880 5126259144 December 25 Cents Two 20 Pages Those wintertime blues Members of Hermann Sons Albert Kypfer Lodge No 106 will nol meet They will meet 8 at The first Defensive Driving classes of 1988 will be held 5 and 7 and Jan 19 and Class is for two nights from 6 to 10 at Canyon High Instructor is Charles R The public is invited to a Christmas Eve celebration of the Sacrament of the Lords Supper at New Braunfels Presbyterian Church Thursday at 7 U p in New Braunfels Presbyterian Churh is at 373 Howard St Josephs Episcopal Church will have Christmas Eve services with Holy Communion starting at 5 The church is located at 446 N Seguin Ave Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7110 will not have its regular Friday bingo games on Christmas or New Years days lcst we the Eleanor Nolle Elley family donated house plants to the HeraldZeKungs annual Cheer Fund drive II the Parks and Recreation Department gets everything on its Christmas Wish the HARD will be able to provide interesting and education outdoor nature programs in iW8 Some of the Items needed Include Animal bones and snake furs mounted animals and rock and mineral collections insect col nature and an thing else interesting that could be used for a program For more in contact Mark Peltier at 6255818 The Black Heritage Society of New Braunfels and Comal County is hosting is Christinas Social and Dance tonight at 262 W Jahn Proceeds will go toward the societys annual scholarships The soul band Direct Overdrive from San Antonio will provide the music and the dance is from 8 to mid night resale tickets are for students for singles or Sti for couples or 8 per person at the door Call 629 4505 or 62y 1KW for ticket information WAPPV MOLlPAVS 1 shopping day to Christmas 01 St Nicholas may need more than the glow from Rudolphs nose to find his way to our rooftops tomorrow night The forecast calls for dense fog through most of to day and remaining cloudy and cool with a high of near more but the clouds will keep U warm with a low of 60 Cloudy and more fog tomorrow and a chance of rain turning colder tomorrow Travelers advisories are to be in effect through today and tomorrow The Menu 21 Strickland guilty of violating sentenced to jail By DAVIDMAY Staff Writer Wesley Scott Strickland was found guilty in Comal County CourtatLaw this morning of violating terms of his probation and was placed in county jail for 180 days and assessed at torney fees CourtatLaw Judge Ron ruling that the state had proved its case beyond a preponderance of the also revoked Stricklans drivers license for one At torney fees of S250 were scheduled to run concurrent with his jail Strickland turned himself in to New Braunfels police 12 after his a 1978 Grand was recovered from a The car was sought by police in connection with a fatal hitandrun accident four days before that left one San Antonio woman dead and another Courtappointed counsel John Whitmire and Strickland stood silent before the judge this morning and entered a plea of not true on Stricklands It is the second time Strickland has been found in violation of We stood silent in the It was in the best interest of my client to do said County Attorney Bill Reimer said See Page2A Paul along with many persons around had a case of the wintertime blues Tues day which was the winter solstice or the first day ot the Sanche took advantage oi the unseasonably warm winter day to try his hand at catching perch in the Guadalupe Photo by Deryl Clark Merchants ready for lastminute shopping flurry Offices plan holiday shutdown Christmas is many things to mam but to most its a time for be ing with family and friends To allow just about even one a chance to share a Christmas dinner and exchange a few most businesses will be closed Friday and the same thing goes for local govern ment offices The Neu Braunfels City Hall will be closed Thursday and Friday There will be no garbage pickup Fri day or on New Years Day Garbage pickup and all city unctions will resume Monday The New Braunfels Utilities office will close at noon Tnursday and reopen Monday In case oi emergen call 625R564 Comal County offices will be closed Thursday and Friday of this week and next week in observance of the holidays The Texas Department of Public Safety offices and driver license of fice will be closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day Next those of fices will close New Years Day The New Braunfels 1SD tax office will be closed Thursday and Friday as well as Jan 1 Other New Braunfels 1SD offices will be closed until Jan 4 The Comal school district tax office will be closed until Monday and will remain open through Dec 31 from 8 am to 4 The office will be clos ed New Years Day The HeraldZeitung will close its doors to the public at 3 Christmas Eve while staff members prepare the Christmas edi The office will reopen Monday at The Christmas Day and New Years Day editions will be delivered by am both days The circulation offices will be open until 11 bothdavs By SARAH DUKE Staff Writer For lastminute Christmas shop the time is past for making a list and checking it Its time to hit the stores as part of the final rush of holiday Merchants around town said they are bracing themselves for that final flurry of Sales have been good lately and store managers ex pect that trend to continue through Christmas Comal County Extension Agent Julie warned lastminute shoppers not to So many people do even if they dont wait until the last she the home economist recom mended that persons who still have a little giftgiving to do consider mak ing Baked items are Or offer like wash the Annexation not an planners By DAVIDMAY Staff Writer Planning directors for New Braunfels and San Antonio said this week neither city has designs on Canyon Lake and that the lake area is many years away from having to worry about annexation or extraterritorial jurisdiction Arguments of encroachment by other the areas a need for local government to ad dress issues and city operational costs have been tossed around among those or and against in corporation o the Canyon Lake area An election is set for Jan 16 at Mountain Valley Middle School in Saltier for Canyon Lake area voters lo decide whether they want to live in a Absentee voting will be conducted at the county courthouse from Dec 28 through Jan The incorporation attempt in cludes about ll square miles of land with some residents and 57 subdivisions as well as Saltier and Hancock and more than 200 miles of county maintained roads As it stands right were not looking at annexing any fur ther on FM said New Braunfels Planning Director Mike Its just not We are rather concerned with serving the people already in our city limits and Shands said New Braunfels is limited to annexing only 10 per cent of its jursidiclion in any given New Braunfels currently has a total extraterritorial jurisdiction of some 27 square miles and its ETJ is limited to two miles beyond city limits U would take us several years to get out Shands San Antonio Planning Director Roland Lozano said while the city has an interest in corridors along Extraterritorial jurisdiction for the cities of New Braunfels and San Marcos is indicated by the darker areas while the area proposed for incorporation is in light Interstate 10 and San An tonio Oily Council has expressed a desire to concentrate on limiting annexation in and around Loop Many lake area residents say they are wary oi San Antonio annexing along U S 281 With an ETJ umbrella of five miles beyond its city San Antonio officials say it is realistic the lake area could be on the edges of San Antonio control within a matter of two to three City planners in general say the popular formula for growth is to annex along major highways and later take in those portions that no question we have an interest in protecting those cor Lozano To be with what we have around Loop I dont see us moving out linto Comal County too 1 not in my There is so much adjacent to San 1 dont see us popping out clean the house or run errands for a she adding that a little certificate detailing the type of ser vice being given could make a nice Those she could reai iy end up being more valuable to the receiver than other The most important Salsman is not to run up massive credit accounts during Christmas With the new tax you cant deduct as much interest on credit she adding that too many people get caught in the credit trap by buying extravagant Christmas Salsman said shoppers this late in the Christmas shopping game might benefit from shopping Consider the gas and wear and tear on the car from going to San Antonio compared to shopping See Page 2A Groups join to promote track site By TRAVIS POLING Correspondent Friends for Racing has joined the Corridor Council of South Central Texas to garner support for the con struction of a horse racing track at the Retama polo arena in Many cities along the corridor have signed resolutions lending support to the construction of a track but New Braunfels City Council is not among the At a meeting last week at the Bluebonnet Palace in Schertz city council member Chuck Sharp urged support for the proposed track site all the cities that would be influenced by the Friends for Racing spokesman Mona Klahn said her group and the corridor council will meet with the FD1C owners of the site to come to an agreement for putting the property under contract if the site is approved by the Texas Racing FDIC is currently asking million for the property and original ly was seeking million in the Among the cities which have sign ed resolutions of support are Universal Live and The cities of Kirby and San Marcos denied passage of the Although the New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce has lent Us support to city council has decided that its best interests lie in nonaction on the Chamber Executive Vice Presi dent Tom Purdum said the resolution was passed only as a public position for having a track on Interstate Purdum said the alternative is to have a track on San Antonios west which would be of little benefit Sec Page 2A   

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