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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 20, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas                                MealinOne Potato Packets bake in See Page 9 Braunfels strikes Rattlers to move into first See Page 10 Howard Ike Eickenhorst plans parttime See Page 16 New Braunfels BEST AVAILABLE COPY 69 707 Landa New Braunfels W A v I 4 W YVC Id Leituno Texas 78130 USPS 377880 5126259144 Wednesday 1991 25 Cents One 16 Pages Stammtisch In the boxes Area Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts last Saturday asked you to put it in the bag when they distri buted plastic sacks to be filled with nonperishable food Those bags will be collected Saturday and the food distributed to the Food Pantry in New Braunfels or the food pantry at Canyon Residents who do not receive a Scouting for Food bag arc invited to drop off food items at Buy For Handy the StopnGo on FM and Sun City Fash 940 San in New where collection boxes will be available all this Scout troops throughout the Alamo Area Council 13 counties of Boy Scouts of America are participat ing in the Presidents Day The Guadalupe County Repu blican Party will be having a Presidents Day Dinner at the Ski Lodge on Lake McQueeney A Social Get Together will be at din ner at 7 Speakers will be State Edmund Kuempel and Royal masset of the Republican Party of Texas Cost of the dinner is Tickets may be pur chased from members of the Repu blican Womens Clubs or any Schoolcraft Realty Daughters of the War The Daughters of the War of f 1812 are holding its 88th State Council in San Antonio 1920 at the Fountain Plaza New Braunfels has two state officers attending the council Hen ry third vice president of the Captain Augustus Jones Chap ter and Orval cor responding secretary of the Tho mas Bay Guests include the National President John Keisling of and Donald National Registrar of Believe It or not A World War JJ story about the late Dan Coffee will be featured hi the Ripleys Believe It or Not syndicated cartoon in the Saturday issues of several area including the San Antonio Coffees daughter who lives in New said her father served during World War n hi North Africa and where he was shot 23 times and he rolled off a tram going from the Italian prison camp to then worked his way to See Page 2 Good Day A combination of sunny and cloudy conditions fights its way through the area buffeted by north winds at 10 to 14 A high of 62 is Clouds piling into South Texas tonight may yield a slight chance for rain as they insulate the area for an over night low in the The chance for showers continues Thursday as a high of about 60 and a low of 42 are We should be shaking off the clouds this weekend as highs climb back to the 70s and lows to the midto Inside DEAR TV NBU board considering delays By KATHRYN SCHOEMER Staff Writer To keep operational expenses with in board NBU officials prop osed various budget cuts Tuesday night to the New Braunfels Utilities Board of Were about million said Jeff NBUs director of administrative and financial Right revenue projected for 1991 revenue is million while the companys ending cash balance for 1990 stands at Only about percent of NBUs 1990 general revenue he The remaining cash should be at least 4 percent of the prior years income to be in accordance with New Braunfels Utilities Board of Trustees Thompson At a meeting these will be presented tpltheboafd of who will either approve or reject proposed he Me and my shadow Showing his shadow a weaving machine at the Mission Valley Mill of West Point Pepperell is Gene supervisor of slashing and The John Moreno of New Braunfels Middle participated in Tuesdays Shadow sponsored by the Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Com merce Free Enterprise part of the Small Business Photo by Erik Karlsson NBISD adopts calendar By STEPHANIE FERGUSON News Editor The vice president of the New Braunfels Independent School Dis trict Board of Trustees voted against the 199192 school calendar Tuesday because Veterans Day and Memorial Day were not included as school I think sometimes we overlook our business our veterans and our parents and we cant con tinue to do said Dick Because of an unwritten agreement NBISD has with Comal Independent School the districts take turns Schood districts GED program may help lower drop out 2 creating the school calendar to ensure all schools have the same This CISD created the 199192 I would suggest that we return this to Comal Independent School District and ask them to go back to the draw ing board and take those two consid erations under said who is a Superintendent Charles Bradberry said it has taken a long time to get both districts on the same schedule and advised against rejecting CISDs Robinett said he has been contacted See 2 canceledor delayed as the result of the budget Special projects known as capital improvements were delayed or indefi nitely Among those elimi nated was the automated facility management pro which provides a financial account of the whole NBU Utilities officials also proposed restricting employee use of NBU veh icles for personal NBU facing changes in 1991 budget By KATHRYN SCHOEMER Staff Writer Preliminary plans for revising New Braunfels Utilities 1991 budget were presented to board members Tuesday Its a sevenmonthold budget but New Braunfels Utilities officials have a better idea of what they need to said Jeff NBUs director of administrative and finan cial NBU is taking another look at the current budget because New Braun fels City Council in January approved lower increases in water and sewer rates than were requested by the Revenue from the electric depart ment is expected to total while projected 1991 expenses will amount to Water revenue will decrease from million to Sewage revenue also decreased from mil See Page 2 The capital projects were a neces sary expansion and if we eliminate them the community will said New Braunfels Utilities General Man ager Robert Reductions proposed for capital improvements include adding gravel to the Freiheit substation and buying new lab software were delayed the installation of a new boom for weed control in the Comal mainte nance of a hydraulic garage expansion and office renovation were postponed Roger NBUs diirector of technical proposed an increase to routine exten sions which would expand service to board members were divided about the additional tWe need monies for routine exten If we wont be able to give good said But Mayor If you cant service some people then ybublnt service he proposed budget cuts included a Cafeteria which would restrict vehicle use by not allowing NBU employees to take employee vehicles Estimated savings for that plan was It would save wear and tear on the auto Biggers Sohn expressed disappointment See Page 2 Hunting quiz could win reader new gun If you know the state game hunting regula tions well you may win a new In a series of four hunters have a chance to answer 20 questions concerning hunt ing rules in Texas and this The winner will receive a Ruger semi automatic The contest is being jointly sponsored by the New Braunfels HeraldZeitung and Docs The rules are out the answers to four quizzes on hunting regulations being run in this newspaper beginning The quiz zes will appear every Once youve answered the quizs questions each clip the form and mail it to the Sports New Braunfels Drawer New Texas Only mailed responses will be accepted because the earliest postmark will determine the winner in the event of a And only quizzes postmarked before the ensuing Thursday will be accepted because the answers to the previous weeks quiz will be pub lished each The person returning the most correct answers first will win the And the of will have to meet federal and state gun purchaser Heres a The answers to the questions that make up the four quizzes can be found in the 199091 Texas Hunting available free at Docs Guns and other license locations if you dont already have Doc CantuWithoff of Docs and HeraldZeltung Publisher David Sullens examine the Collecting Circulation Manager Carol Ann Avery displays a collectors recently recovered from a news paper Photo by Erik Karlsson Keepsake coin falls from rack We found it One day last a Herald Zeitung reader dropped a keepsake coin into a newspaper racks coin Realizing what he had the man contacted the newspaper to try and regain his lleraldZeitung Circulation Mana ger Carol Ann Avery opened the rack and searched through the coins it con but the keepsake coin was not to be In the days since the Herald Zeitungs circulation staff has been on the lookout for the But it hadnt Until Tammy Knodel tried to open a rack and found it When she finally did get the machine the missing coin fell But we dont know how to reach the man to whom the coin We know what he looks but we have no address or phone We hope that man will see this story and contact Carol Ann Avery at the HeraldZeltung so we can get his coin back to   

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