Sunday, May 7, 1989

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 7, 1989, New Braunfels, Texas Togetherness builds splay ground Votufiteers sweated and gave their tiffie Saturday to construct playgHMftd in Villa Setem to ehild fen off the streets and irt to Getting theffi off the streets is our main goal said resident Alejandro fcodriquez as he shoveled sand into a See below Unicorns continue hot streaks Canyon and New Braunfels lengthened their BjSthet 284A basebalj winning streaks on The Unicorns made it 11 in a row by blanking Samuel Clemens while the Cougars won their third consecu tive See Page 13A Sunday Silence wins Idntbesoldisnow virtning Saturdays avy favorite in the New Braunfels 126 707 Landa New Texas 78130 USPS Casteel returning Zeitung 3 5126259144 Sunday May 1989 50 Cents Four 50 Pages By STEPHANIE DAVIS Staff Writer Voters reelected New Braunfels City Council members Loraine Kraft and Ramon Chapa Saturday and chose incumbent school board presi dent Carter Casteel and school teacher William Bill Smith as members of the Comal Independent School District Board of Unofficial votes for the District 2 City Council race showed Loraine Kraft with 150 votes and writein candidate David Wallace with Wallace operates the W and W Water company in Unofficial votes in the District 1 City Council race indicated Chapa received 201 votes while writein candidates Mario Ortiz received 47 and Mario Rodriguez received Former SA mayor elected to old job In the CISD Casteel received 601 votes and Smith got District Court Coordinator Martin Allen garnered 378 votes while Bulverde business man Dan Mitchell received The two candi dates who receive the top votes are chosen to serve on the City Secretary Bonnie Sarkozi said she is sur prised at the high number of votes cast for writein Ive never had any real writein campaign she Ive never had one that was any thing more than one or two Ive never had anything like Kraft and Chapa said they are both ready to jump into three more years as city Its been a long day and Im Kraft We just have such great potential for this beaut iful she Im looking forward to a good three I think with the combined efforts of our council and our citizens we cant do anything but continue to I wasnt surprised at the writein vot es I know deep inside my heart that my district supports me Chapa I think I have the support out I want to thank the people of my for giving me the opportunity to serve for three more he I will try and work and give them 150 When I came to city I was a See Page 2A Yohey again mayor of Garden Ridge By STEPHANIE DA VIS Staff Writer After a heated city of Garden Ridge mayoral incumbent Walter Yohey has come out on top by 26 unofficial votes after Satur days Walter Yohey received 251 vot es while opponent Richard Dick Igou received Norman Weil bacher received one writein Also in the Garden Ridge City Council with 233 SAN ANTONIO AP Former Mayor Lila Cockrell won back her job from outgoing fourterm Mayor Hen ry sailing to an easy victory over six other candidates who served three two year terms before turning the reins over to Cisncros in had 59 per or with all of the citys 243 precincts Among the other six only insurance executive Carl Mauthe offered a slight drawing or 31 Cockrell spent about on her compared with about for Cockrell had said she can provide proven leadership to the which is trying to continue on the economic development track that surged during the Cisneros Im just very grateful to the citizens for giving me this opportunity again and I think its a matter of my having gone back to the voters and gottc reacquainted and worked very hard and offered my services if the voters wished to have me he Good day I recognize this is a very special privilege given to she Cockrell said she would try to keep up with the agenda set by who did not seek We want to keep up the momen but it would be difficult for any one to match the pace Henry has so I want to keep forward but I also want to devote attention to the neighborhoood concerns that have not received quite as much attention during these years of spectacular big she argued that he offered strong management experi ence and an alternative to a recycled I certainly expected to win I cant image this coming down the way it he The other candidates were William a medical clerk who ran unsuccessfully for may or in 1985 and 1987 Joseph Cis a public notary and unre See Page 2A Kindermasken kiddies W Charles Jordan squeaked by Kitty Owens with her 222 in the district three Wchman received one writein Place 2 Councilman Don running received 347 There were 10 writein names for that The votes will be canvassed Wednesday at 7 Im glad its Im glad I See GARDEN Page 2A Area youngsters had a blast Saturday dress ing up and participating in the 133rd Kinder masken parade from the Elks Lodge to Landa From 5yearold Ashley Wersterfer prepares to swim off 5yearold Amber Sur prenant sits still in her mermaid suit and 6yearold Erica Erben celebrates life in an inner which was begun in 1856 by teacher Hermann is a Ger man tradition in New Braunfels of welcoming spring through a childrens costume The parade is conducted annually on the first No one injured Saturday in Kindermasken Memories and Grandmas Attic exhibits which feature many costumes and dressup opportunities continue through May at the New Braunfels Childrens Museum in the Courtyard Shop ping Photos by Deryl Clark Look for thunderstorms tonight after a hot day of almost 90 Winds will be out of the south today at 10 Tonights low will be in the low Next week will be filled with hot temp eratures and afternoon and nightly Inside DEAR TV Stammtisch Togetherness builds playground The annual Rose Family ion will gather this morning at 11 at All descen dants of Jacob Rose and Fritz Rose are invited to come and share the day with friends and Bring food for the noon day potluck coffee and tea will be If you have any questions about the gathering of this call Leat rice Saw at 6253945 or Ceretta Daura at Theres still lime to enter your toddler in the second annual Tod dler Run sponsored by the McKenna Memorial The 10yard run will be May 12 at ihe hospital and is for children between 10 and 24 Late registration is and will be accepted through May Call extension 190 or for more The young sters will getspecial Tshirts for McKenna Memorial 9m By STEPHANIE DAVIS Staff Writer Volunteers sweated and gave their time Saturday to construct a play ground in Villa Serena to keep child ren off the streets and in to Getting them off the streets is our main goal said resident Alejan dro Rodriquez as he shoveled sand into a If the community gives them something to they would go for The Safe City Commission and the New Braunfels Housing Authority decided to construct the playground recently to keep young children off the Commission Director Don Fergu son said he started pushing for a play ground when he saw a 2yearold girl walking barefoot on glassladen It drove home the need to have a place for young children to The authority bought monkey chinning parallel and LaFarge Corporation donated sand and the City of New Braunfels public works department donated railroad ties for the Were glad we got this one off the Rodriquez We want to make our stay The which is located on Rosa was constructed in about eight Villa Serena is low income housing subdivision off FM Resident Robert also helped construct the Its a small example of what people can Volunteers built a playground at Villa Serena in about eight Staff photo do when they work With this playground it will help a said worker Frank Sometimes people just doni Weve got to get them off the I love doing these kinds of said housing authority main tenance supervisor George They did a good People that live out here really have an attitude like they dont said worker Javier adding if someone shows they care the residents will change their Theyre not that bad out he The kids have nothing to As the workers constructed the children already were gathering to The children are waiting like buz Castilleja But they had to wait until the cement Playgrounds are a lot safer than the said resident Luis Resident James Willis also helped build ihe It was a good cooperative Ferguson An effort we would love to see in other Teen leads police on highspeed chase Thomas Williams is put into a police car Saturday by officers Bill Spence and Dennis Keating after rolling his Chevrolet Impala over on Interstate He was taken to Comal County jail and charged with driving while Nobody was injured in the wreck that occurred after 6 Photo py tteryl A New Braunfels man was arrested Friday night after leading New Braunfels police down Texas 46 in a high speed chase which ended in a cornfield near Barbarosa Billy Joe Route Box was arrested and charged with attempting to elude a peace He was released from the Comal County jail after paying his The chase began when police officer Doug Dunlap clocked Renobato driving 53 miles per hour in a 35mph He activated his overhead lights and pursued Reno who was driving a 1979 During the speeds reached above 80 miles per hour as Renobato drove south on Texas 46 and then down Alves Jane where he stopped 25 yards into a No injuries were