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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 24, 1989, New Braunfels, Texas                                OPY Canyon beats NB in threesome thriller The Canyon Cougar ettes proved to be kings of the district volleyball hill Friday by beating New Braun fels in the Unicorns Canyon remained unde feated after the hardfought while New Braunfels fell to See Page 10A programs involve youth in fun projects Hundreds of area children leaffi by doing through Comal County one of the agencies assisted by the 1989 United Way of Coma County fund 4H is the largest outofschobl educational youth organization in the United See Page IB Herald details 410 M009 101 MICROPUBMSHING M7 13 YAHDELL DR and how EL TX 79903 See Pages 116E New Braunfels 226 707 Landa New Texas Zeituno 3 377880 4br Sunday September 1989 50 Cents Five 54 Pages Lions lob opposition into city court By STEPHANIE DAVIS Staff Writer Players in the struggle of where to put the proposed HEB Tennis Complex will come to the net Monday night to possibly put an end to the volley of New Braunfels Lions Club will ask the New Braunfels City Council to deny the recommendation from the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board and the New Braunfels Tennis Association to put four proposed tennis courts in Prince Solms All were going to do is ask the City Council to keep the area as a green said Lions Club mem ber Bill Prince Solms Park is kind of our pet peeve weve invested a lot of money there and we are trying to do everything we can just to keep it a green Noon Lions passed a resolution Thursday in opposition to the proposed Since 1970 when the club donated to help purchase the Pearce Property now Prince Solms park almost from the organization has been spent to beautify the Kolodzie Funding to build the proposed courts is made possible by a grant from HEB The Tennis Association will cash and City of New nnce Solms Braunfels will contribute cash and land for the The only requirement HEB requires by donating the money is to name the courts the HEB Tennis but the parties couldnt HEB withdrew its grant portion in 1984 when the city applied for agree on a site for the The See Page 2A Maids find body in motel room The body of a former New Braun fels man was found in a room at the Shaefer Motel around noon Saturday when maids went in to clean the New Braunfels police Joe of was found lying across the bed in the Next of kin were notified The Travis County medical exa miner will perform an autopsy at 9 today to determine Ayers cause of There was no evidence of any foul said Felix Roque doing an investigation to find out what The motel manager reported Ayers checked into the located on Interstate after 8 Curfew Proposed law aimed at adult responsibility The weathers great and its gonna stay that way for a couple of Todays high is expected to reach about 79 with northeast winds between 10 and 15 Tonights low should drop to about Monday will be sunny with a high about Inside 8D COUNTY DEAR SB TV Volunteer tutors still needed project training starts Monday The Comal County Fair Associ ation will host the annual Fair Queens Contest tonight at the Canyon High School Commons at Twentyeight young ladies from the three area high schools will be vying to be part of the Comal County Fair Queens Court to represent New Braunfels in area parades during the 198990 The admission price tonight is and audience mem bers will be participating in a por tion of the judging process by voting for the candidate of their Hundreds of New Braunfels ISD parents have taken the opportunity to visit their childrens campuses this Two more Meet the Teacher nights are scheduled this On Memorial Elementary parents will visit the campus and meet the staff at the secondand thirdgrade The evening begins at 7 Carl Schurz Elementary will host Meet the Teacher night After a brief PTA meeting at 7 teachers will be on hand to meet their students Babysitting will be provided during the If youve been taking a Musical Journey with Edda Buchner and playing her triva todays your last chance to try for some 2A More volunteers are needed to help kids learn to two state compen satory teachers told a group of local citizens during a luncheon at Carl Schurz Elementary to discuss the Help One Student to Succeed HOSTS Mayor Doug Louis Haass of New Braunfels National Ron Erben of HEB Food Christine Dcels of Executive Bane Rita Kaufmann ofTexas Commerce Bank and Marshall Schaake of the Break fast Lions Club were among those present to hear teachers Linda Bing ham and Vicki Krejci discuss the HOSTS program and the benefits of community These children need some people who can be a friend for said Charles superintendent of New Braunfels Independent School They need someone who can sit down with them and help them learn to Community volunteers are asked to devote one hour each week to tutoring fourthand fifthgrade students while these students learn to The HOSTS program revolves around the idea that community volunteers work ing oneonone with the students improve these students reading skills and their chances for Volunteers will help students learn vocabulary and language skills during the study Each session comes complete with its own set of instructions all the volunteer does is help the student carry them The only requirements a communi ty volunteer needs are basic reading skills and a desire to help the two teachers Approximately 80 persons have committed as A total of 125 would be ideal for the operation of the Jane principal of Carl Schurz said reading success is critical to keeping students in Were not going to be able to get them reading she Susan Kuehler heads the HOSTS drive for Mac and Secretary Susan Stehle See Page 2A By STEPHANIE DAVIS Staff Writer An increase in juvenile crimes in New Braunfels could be decreased by a curfewtype ordinance if the Safe City Commission can get the public and City Council to rally behind What we really hope to do is to be able to take it to the community in a true grassroots type of said Safe Commission Chairman Dennis The framework of the proposed ordinance referred to as a parental responsibility ordinance recently was drafted by the Safe City Commis sion to curb latenight thefts and assaults committed by the younger The framework is now in the hands of City Attorney Barry who will draft a prop osed The ordinance is designed to keep youngsters out of public places during designated times and make along with their responsible for ordinance Violators will be cited for Class C Were not citing the Clark son Were citing the Hondos City Council recently re activated a 1971 curfew ordinance restricting juveniles from public places late at Hondo City Manager Mike Rhea said in a telephone interview last week community response has been favorable for ihe which also cites parents for roaming During the summer months in a small town theres not that much to Kids tend to want to hang Rhea You name weve had it New Braunfels also has seen a vari ety of crimes Between May 1988 and June more than 20 more than worth of criminal mischief damage and five burglaries were linked to juveniles in the downtown area said Safe City Commission Director Don See Page 2A New Braunfels Parks Director David Guada Coma Garden Club member Joyce Kolodzie and Mark staff forester with the Texas Forest Service are concerned about the sightings of Oak Wilt in Comal Photo by Deryl Clark Founders Oak threatened by disease By STEPHANIE DA VIS Staff WrlUr The deadly tree disease Oak Wilt has been identified in areas close to New Braunfels city limits and concerned officials are taking needed precautions to ensure city parks and Founders Oak are We follow prevention methods that are set by the Texas Forest Ser vice as far as pruning and said New Braunfels Parks Director David When you spot you need to move A patch of Oak Wilt has been iden tified in an area across from the New Braunfels High The non curable disease also has been identi fied in areas off FM 3009 in Comal The fungus Ceratocystis Fagacearunx causes Oak which kills live oak and Spanish oak trees The disease spreads mainly by insects and root Since theres no cure we have to rely on prevenjative said Mark staff forester with the Texas Forest Preventative measures include pruning oak trees only in January and If persons do they should apply tree paint to the Avoid moving oak wiltinfected fire wood to areas not known to have oak The GuadaComa Garden which sponsors the will educate the public about the deadly disease and precautionary We hopefully will be working with the city officials to help spread the work to educate said member Joyce For more call the Tex as Forest Service in San Antonio at 2239963 or the Comal County Extension Service Office at   

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