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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 15, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas Christmas season sales boost local sales tax See Page 3 New Braunfels given its third Tree City designations Braunfels BEST AVAILABLE COPY Unicorns collide in critical 275A soccer See Page 9 66 707 Landa New Texas 78130 USPS 377 leituno 77880 5126259144 1991 25 Cents One 14 PagH REACT group meeting Canyon County REACT will hold un organization al meeting at 10 Saturday at the Cafe in said Joyce public information officer for the new Part of the international REACT the local group already is monitoring channel 9 on citizens band radios and forward ing information on emergencies to law enforcement and emergency service But more help is For more contact commander Don Huntlcy at Teen night Sunday Hill Country Chapter Parents Without Partners invites area teens ages 1217 from singleparent homes parents need not be mem bers of PWP to an International Youth Council night at Pizza 220 at Sun Bring enough money for piz For more call TBall registration New Braunfcls 1991 TBall registration is Saturday and again on Fob 23 from 10 until noon at the American League fields across from the Regislrationhad been set for Sun at the New Braunfcls National boys who willbe ages 67 as July 31 arc registration fee is and a certificate is For more information call Fred Zinkgraf at 6293464 or Greg Franklin at MidEastern tale Austin puppeteer Natasha LaGi tana will present a MidEastern The Legend of Mushkil Gus with her puppets at the Childrens Museum in Courtyard shopping center Sunday at 3 Using hand puppersr LaGitana will demonstrate the val ue of sharing to Admission to the puppet show is included in the regular museum which is free to mem bers and for nonmember child ren and for nonmember For more call Stop smoking clinic The American Cancer the American Lung the American Heart Association and area professionals and physi cians are sponsoring a Stop Smok ing Clinic this month in New The clinic will be con ducted at the Garza Street Class across the street from McKenna Memorial Hospitals main The clinic begins at 17 and concludes See Page 2 Good Day Sunny but breezy conditions could keep today a little bit cooler than Thursday with a high temperature of about 63 The overnight low likely will fall to about A warming trend is due this weekend with highs Saturday hitting the mid60s and Sunday about Overnight lows should be in the More clouds are due increasing the chance for Inside DEAR REilGICUS TV smoking order of day at By STEPHANIE FERGUSON News Editor The no smoking signs arc the ash cans urc gone and lighting one up Is no longer allowed in the Comal County Commissioners Court unanimously passed a resolution Thursday banning smoking at the Its a public area in which our public has to sit waiting for the jury to or waiting as a Its just awful out there for me and the rest of us that have to walk through that hallway and just choke to said County Judge Carter The resolution states The Comal Commissioners Court recog nizes the increasing evidence that smoke creates a danger to the health of and is a cause of annoy ance and discomfort to those who arc in confined spaces where smoke is The resolution is effective immedi ately and the countys maintenance personnel have been busy We will smoking in taking up the smoking is prohibited in the public areas or common work areas of the smokers will be still allow the private said Precinct 2 Commissioner Neil allowed 10 smoke in private We will still allow smoking in the private said Precinct 2 Com missioner Neil New Braunfcls City Council passed a nosmoking ordinance March 1990 regulating smoking in certain public places to help divide the air space between the two The city ordinance restricts smok ing in public areas including govern mental entities school districts or appraisal Prccint 1 Commissioner Jum bo the only smoker on Com missioners voted for the rcsol Commij sioncr Neil Predict 3 Commissioner Patricio Pat Hernan dez and Precinct 4 Commissioner Morris Moc Chamber membership climbs to record level By STEPHANIE FERGUSON News Editor Membership in the Greater New Braunfcls Chamber of Commerce is at an alltime high today as the annual drive to gain new members wraps The business and professional people recognize that theyve got to invest if they want to come back out of this recession and were the only entity thats doing anything on eco nomic said Chamber President Tom The membership led by David past chairman of the was The drive theme was Become a part of a win ning cam join the Chamber of Preliminary figures so there are 133 new said Bon nie vice president for special The goal this year was to gain 125 new That is the highest goal we have ever set in our Tetrault Chamber membership is now reaching close to Purdum said there are a number of factors that led to the successful Our Blue Coats who do the selling approached this thing in a very enthu positive Purdum The sales force was and enthusiastic and he I think that we have and con tinue to have a good reputation of get ting the job Preliminary figures also indicate the chamber probably will set a new record on membership We have pretty close to our goal in dollars we feel like were probably going to exceed that were real excited about Purdum In training Adding ballast to the train tracks that meander through Landa Park In New Braunfels are David owner of the and Sonny Theyre getting things in line for spring sightseeing rides at the with the season opening officially on Easter Photo by Erik Karlsson The goal this year was to excited about Purdum Bush says Saddams ouster way to end ByTOMRAUM now appears to be a dash Nurse unsure where orders willtai war ByTOMRAUM Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON AP President Bush today dismissed a sudden Iraqi peace proposal as a cruel hoax that will not settle the Persian Gulf War and said the ouster of Saddam Hus sein is one way to end the He said Desert Storm coalition members agreed the Iraqi offer was nothing Bush said military orders remained the and commanders said bombing of Iraqi troops was continu ing in the effort to oust Iraq from The president said he woke up to television reports of the offer and was happy that there was a glimpse of hope to settle the He said the hopes were dashed when the reports from Baghdad made it clear there were conditions to the We thought we had a shot for peace that is not the Bush said he had spoken with key leaders of allied nations and that the war will continue until there is uncon ditional He said his initial optimism about the Baghdad proposal evaporated when he saw its the Iraq statement now appears to be a cruel dash ing the hopes of the people in Iraq and indeed around the Bush told a meeting of Bush took note of celebratory reac tion from residents of Baghdad when first word of the peace offer was broadcast and emphasized that the United States had no quarrel with the people of only with Saddam Hussein and his He said the Iraqi offer turned out to contain nothing with the possi ble exception of recognizing for the first time that Iraq must leave He said it not only repeats earlier conditions the withdrawal of Israel from the occupied territories adds new They must withdraw without con Bush and that cannot be linked to other Middle East He said the war will until a massive withdrawal At the a senior analyst was asked whether there was any evir dence that Saddams army was turn ing None the analyst We have seen no indication of any kind of Iraqi said the Nurse unsure where orders will take her ByKATHRYNSCHOEMER Staff Writer Navy officials ordered reservist Franci Boothe that to report for active duty in San Diego on Wedv but they didnt tell her what she would be doing or where she will be going when she gets They didn t give us any specific All we know is that were going to San she Booilic will begin her drive to California Saturday in order to get to Balboa Naval Hos pital by Wednesday The last group of reservists who left from her medical unit boarded the hospital ship bound for Saudi she Boothe SM Page 2 Local efforts to generate gifts for GIs By JANINE GREEN Managing Editor Keep those cards and letters com ing might be the theme of two drives under way in New Braunfels for ser vice members serving in the Middle In honor of his wifes 28 birth Eric Mcthcncy is inviting her friends and neighbors to send birthday Carol has put her life on hold in service of her Metheney noting that the Air Force Reser vist was deployed with the 32nd Acr omcdicttl Evacuation Group from Kelly Air Force Base in San Antonio on She previously had been called up for Just Cause Panama and the air raid on For a few you can cheer up a lonely local Metheney Itwill lake about 10 days for a card to reach her if addressed to TSGT Carol Metheney 32 A EG Deployed NY 09009 IF LONGER COMMITMENT is more to your along with a chance to truly serve a member of the armed the Adopt A Scr viccpcrson program may be more to your Organizers of a March 2 Support Our Troops Day rally in New Braun fcls arc organizing the We would like the New Brawfcis members of various clubs or organizations and businesses to iodically write the service persons and
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