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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 27, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas                                ABC Frazier Elementary School parents sit in for the See Page 3 Canyon soccer team knocks New BraUnfels out of first See Page 10 Gross National Product declines in final quarter of See Page 13 Stammtisch Happy birthday The New Braunfels Herald Zeitung would like to wish Happy Birthday today to Jenny Belt Diana Lynn Laverne Robert Brian Clayton Saur and Suzanne Do you know of a birthday or wedding anniversary Call our receptionist at 6259144 the day before wed love to share in the Cookie sale ending The annual Girl Scout Cookie Sale ends so find a Girl Scout quick for that last The cookies freeze so stock There are six varieties of every ones favorite treat on the menu again this year Thin Car amel Peanut Butter Peanut Butter Sand wich and Lemon Pastry along with Golden a snack At per the cookies and crackers are an easy way to support the Girl Scout In addition to providing personal opportunities for an introduction to business and sales rewards and incentives for the participating the annual Cookie Sale generates more than 50 percent of the supporting revenue for New Braunfels Girls Such things as antidrug horseback arts arid alternative programs for atrisk girls and scholarships for Girl Scout Camp all are funded directly by cookie and cracker For more information about the cookie call the Pro duct Sales Coordinator at Conservation Society The Conservation Society will meet Thursday at at Forke April director of the New Braunfels Downtown will give a slide presenttion on the downtown master Including an update on the Downtown The Comal County Historical Commis sion will be special guests at the World Day of Prayer A World Day of Prayer Service is planned for Friday at Bulverde United Methodist 281 at the south of FM Members of various churches will be present ing the program and child care will be available by Call The day will include a Prayer for Peace as well as prayers for all the men and women in Saudi Take a list of names with Pancake Supper Its time for First United Methodist Church to host the annual Pancake This its March 4 in Wesley Hall from 5 to 7 Cost for allyoucaneat sausage and a beverage is for adults and for Wesley Hall is accessible See Page 2 County Bremer holds up evidehcf retrieved from a cigaretteslntb New Braunfels woman arrested attempting to smuggle Karlsson visit nets drug charge By STEPHANIE FERGUSON News Editor A New Braunfels alleged ly attempting to smuggle two marijua na cigarettes into the Comal County Jail remains behind bars Sarah Rene of the 190 block of North Peace was charged with possession of marijuana under 2 ounces and released from jail after posting a bond She was arrested this morning at her resi dence and charged with attempting to introduce contraband into a jail a third degree After an Comal County Sheriff Jack Bremer released the information this morning on her first arrest Friday at the jail and the second arrest this She was apprehended while in the visitation room awaiting visitation with an inmate Bremer She had two marijuana cigarettes that were inside of a blue And what she intended to do was put it in her kiss her sweet thing and pass it to Bremer said authorities received an anonymous tip that Vasquez was going to attempt to smuggle in the marijuana She never got them to he Since being Bremer has struggled with finding ways to elimi nate contraband being smuggled into the The key to eliminating the he is eliminating contact Thats the Bremer Thats about 90 percent of but there are some other Revenue remains big issue By STEPHANIE FERGUSON News Editor With the lottery issue dead for State Edmund Kuempel says lawmakers will have to get to work looking for additional sources of I definitely believe the current level of spending will probably be about to billion dollars short and if were going with current level spending were going to have to generate some new Kuempel said who repre sents District 46 including Guadalupe and Kendall said he believes lawmakers will again look at a franchise possibly broaden the state sales tax and may move some payrolls from one fiscal year to Starting a state lottery requires a constitutional achieved only by a popular Twothirds of the House must approve placement of an amendment issue on the where it goes to voters for ratification or But the House fell 10 votes short of the number needed to place the amendment before the The vote was Kuempel voted for placing the issue before the I always said that I thought it would be real Kuempel The will of the house was made known and there were enough of them that did not want to put it on the ballot and by God they Well live to look at that battle some other day Im Kuempel said he believes the issue will surface again in the 1993 or 1995 legislative NBU struggling with budgetary issues By KATHRYN SCHOEMER Staff Writer Members of the New Braunfels Utilities Board of Trustees Thursday are expected to approve an amended budget to offset unexpected expendi tures last Utilities had extraordinary expenses in attorney fees related to the Lower Colorado River Authori tys rate increase and other said NBU General Manager Bob The 29percent water rate approved by city council last did not meet needed revenue for he German As a Utilities could not gain enough revenue to make up those additional making it neces sary to cut several he NBUs director of administrative and financial Jeff Thomp said the water rate increase is divided into two incremental seg ments of a 15percent increase in April and 14 percent in By the time that well be in a better he The Surface Water Treatment Plant caused another loss because it was not projected in the 199091 Members of the Edwards Under ground Water District agreed to fund it for the first five Now their contract states it will not pay for expenses until the plant is Meanwhile we need to fund that pro he Utilities suffered a considerable setback with water and sewage revenue which fell short of the 1991 but electric revenue offsetting those Thompson To help offset these Utilities officials cut in the nuts and bolts of general operating expenses and in capital We are only buying items deemed to be absolutely essential to maintain service as it is Thompson Sohn said NBU charges customers on a costneeded basis because Utili ties is a nonprofit Each department heads give a detailed account of items puchased and how much they cost as well as a list of requested items for that he Officials calculate how much prior ity items such as operating expenses and fuel supplies will cost and then put them into needed he Depreciation costs and bond pro jects also are calculated into the After these expenditures are officials separate sewer and water costs and charge the customers he The budget is listed according to priority items starting with operating and maintenance expenses in order to determine which to cut a preliminary draft is sent to the board of trustees who approve it for If NBU officials want to amend the they need approval from the board of Its not a general road Its a document we live Sohn Good Day choir wont Continued cloudiness Thursday with a high near 70 degrees and a low near 58 are forecast for the New Braunfels Todays high should be near For see Page Inside DEAR ENTERTAINMENT KALEIDOSCOPE89 OPINIONS4 TV risk trip By STEPHANIE FERGUSON News Editor The threat of terrorism connected to the Middle East conflict is causing the cancellation of a wellknown Ger man choir that had planned to perform in New Braunfels next Its not happy siid David community events director for the GermanAmerican Society that was sponsoring the local This is about their fifth year that they had planned to be The group cited the threat of terror ism and the insecure feeling in the nation because of the Middle East See 2 John Cheryl Fred ONeal and Wilton War necke iron out details of the prosupport troop rally slated for Satur More than 30 people attended the planning session Tuesday at the VFW Hall on Peace Photo by Stephanie Ferguson Troop support rally may signal wars end By STEPHANIE FERGUSON News Editor Saturday s prosupport troop rally in New Braunfels could be a peace ral according to events in the Middle We may be celebrating the end by said Cheryl chair man of the Whatever happens in the Middle a rally will take off in patriotic The volunteer rally planning committee met Tuesday night to iron out final The public is invited to start gathering on Main Plaza around to listen to patriotic Ceremonies will begin at and local and state dignitaries have been invited to Area church choirs and high school bands also will At the public is invited to march to Landa Park for a number of Some of the activities planned for the park include See Page 2   

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