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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 1, 1989, New Braunfels, Texas                                Republican questions opponents eligibility AUSTIN AP On her first official day as a Republican candidate for attorney Pat Hill said shes not certain her OOP primary opponent is eligible to run for the SeePageS Europeans pay tribute to World War II victims West Germany AP Europe today paid solemn tribute to the millions of victims of World War which started 50 years ago on 1 when a German warship opened fire on a tiny Polish Seepages New Braunfels qiTTTE 300 Rangers play tough in Lockhart warmup Smithson Valley played its final football scrimmage Thursday night against and the Rangers were encouraged bv thrir gamefike Page 11 PL TX 76006 210 707 Landa New Texas 78130 DSPS 377880 5126259144 Reconstruction Highway overlay the start The northbound land on Interstate 35 through New Braunfels is giving the appearance that resurfacing work is nearing but resident engineer Bobbie Hasert of the Depart ment of Highways and Public Trans portation said it will be the end of next week before drivers will begin seeing the light at the end of the Highway department crews this morning began the final phase of the paving on the southbound Hasert The end of next Week is going to be seeing the light at the end of the We will still be lacking seal coating on the raised along with pavement marking and F See Page 2 Friday September 1989 25 Cents One 16 Pages Rules change bail business Drivers are asked to continue observing warning crews continue their work next week Photo by signs on Interstate 35 as highway department Deryl Clark Hance calls on election experience ByMARGARET EDMONSON Staff Writer chairman of the Texas Railroad said he has the experience to be the next governor for the State of The main thing is we have the the Republican candi date said in a telephone press con ference We will not need onthejob In his second attempt to be elected Texas Hance is reminding me voters of his experi ence as a state congress man and railroad Hance said his bid for the gover nors seat launched 15 is a broadbased campaign with a new for The education and crime are among his concerns for this new Part of Hances platform includes passing a state constitu amendment which would place a ban on a proposed state income Hance said a state income tax would require more would be detrimental to the Hance also described a taxfree start program which would attract new businesses to This program would exempt new businesses from paying a franchise tax the first year with the regular tax phased in over five The same program also could apply to businesses that he with the franchise tax exemption for the i Im going to be a very aggres sive governor in seeking out businesses to move to Hance The fight against crime will be a pan of Hances new vision as He said he wants to stop pris release he pushes for the construction of an additional prison According the the to project will allevi ate the backup of prisoners in county jails We figure there will be suffi cient economic growth to take care of he During the last See Page 2 NBU following new guidelines for plant From staff and wire reports Environmental Protection guidelines to make water saf er to drink will be followed during the construction of New Braunfels Utili ties surface water treatment plant said Roger director of technical According to the mil lion facility will be constructed in accordance to the new EPA guide Whistle stop lines requiring local water authorities to rid drinking water of a variety of germs that are annually blamed for illnesses such as nausea and upset About a third of nearly water systems subject to the new requirements will have to install new filtration equipment or make other expensive adjustments over the next four years to comply with the federal The EPA estimated the new requirements announced in June will cost billion overall for initial equipment and add about mil lion a year to operating These costs are expected to be passed on to water Biggers explained because NBU is in the process of building its surface water treatment the new requirements will not be as Itll be a more advanced plant thatn the older surface water treat ment he As a result of the NBU water customers will see their water bills increase incrementally to an additional by Biggers said this figure includes a projected 2 See Page 2 By STEPHANIE DA VIS Staff Writer Bail bondsmen working in Comal County must be licensed starting today by a newly created board which will govern the We bondsmen all want the board to said Bill Alamo Bail We want the bond board to work for the county as well as work for the Bail bondsmen are responsible for filing an application with Comal County Bail Bond Board to operate They also must pay a licensing submit a photograph and a set of Annual renewal fees are The board approves all After application the bondsman will deposit with the coun Holiday caps off tourist season The last weekend of the New Braunfels area tourist season is and river outfitters along the Lower Guadalupe River are expecting a halfway decent Labor Day Donna secretary of the Guadalupe River said all the campgrounds are open and some are filling up with a different sort of tourist from years The type of clientele we are seeing now are she Some are very excited that the water is just right for Were seeing a lot more and thats Lack of rain and continued hot weather evaporated the outfitters dreams of a busy 1989 tourist and the GuadalupeBlanco River Authoritys decision to reduce the See Page 2 Unemployment rate unchanged in August WASHINGTON AP The nations unemployment rate remained at percent in August as the resur gent economy created more than the government reported The Labor Departments official figure for nonfarm payroll expansion last month was But strikes reduced the job totals by about meaning that without the walkouts the newjob total would have been some The government also revised its July job growth figure upward to from a sign the eco nomy continues to expand at a pace that will keep it out of recession in the short The unemployment report is the first comprehensive look at economic performance in and the num bers bolster recent predictions that the See Page 2 Offices to close down for Labor Day holiday of the Now irawnlete Historic Railroad and Modelers Society Felix Norpert and Kermit Baese proudly proclaim that the New Braunfels Railroad Museum will have regular operating Beginning the museum will be staffed by volunteers from IQ to 3 Saturdays and 1 to 4 The In the former MOPAC depot next to the Unton Pacif ic tracks on West San Antonio will feature displays of railroad restoration an operating model railroad and a caboose The 50cent admission will help further restoration and keep the museum Photo by Deryl Clark The approaching holiday weekend will lead to some public offices and buildings as well as area banks clos ing their doors on Labor Day on The following businesses and offices will be closed Comal County Courthouse and New Braunfels City Hall New Braunfels Chamber of Comal School Dis trict Administrative and Tax The Education Center New Braunfels Independent School Dis trict and Comal Appraisal District administrative offices All students in both school districts are dismissed for Labor Classes will resume Braurifels HeraldZeitung will be closed on Monday and be open for business as usual on Trash pickup by the the citys publ ic works department will be on sche SM Pcge 2 ty treasurer a cashiers certifi cate of cash or cash equiva lent in the amount necessary to assure payment of any obligation incurred by applicant in the bonding not less than All money will be kept in the countys bail security Were starting a bail bond board and thats the way its going to said Tressie AAA Bail If asked if the board is good for Comal Russell I cant 1 havent been connected with the Bail Bond Board and f cant tell you one way or the there was no control as far as how many bonds we could write and how much property we had to put up for so I think its board a check See BAIL Page 2 Good day Look for a cool this afternoon as the heat index values climb lo bciween 105 and 110 The hottest part of the day will be from 4 to 7 The temperature will climb to around 100 degrees with the high humidity contributing to I he heat index It will be more of the same through the weekend with temperatures around 100 degrees and high heat index Inside 3 DEAR RELIGIOUS TV 10 Stammtisch The GermanAmerican Society will have its annual picnic Tues day at in Landa Parks areas 4 and For more informa call The New Braunfels Downtown Project invites all real estate agents involved in the sale or leasing of historic properties to attend How to Sell Historic Properties Tuesday from 2 to 4 Claire Mashbum of Mash bum and Associates will conduct the During the George town Main Street down town Georgetown saw a private reinvestment of in part because of the efforts of Mash She also owns a Victorian historic home in For more contact April New Braunfels Downtown Project at An exhibit of pencil drawings by artist David Maas of New Braunfels opened late last month at the Annetta Kraushaar Gallery at Texas Lutheran College in The drawings feature Southwestern American Indian and Western Works by artist Ralph Wall of New under whom Maas has also will be on The exhi bit will run through Others works by Maas are on display at Yellowstone National Park and at a gallery near Lin Gallery hours at TLC are 8 to 7 Monday through 8 to 5 Saturdays and noon to 5 The MidTexas Symphony Guild Board recently adopted a new Belle Program which will present See Page 2   

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