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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 6, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas                                February sees fewer building permit See Page 5 Comal Countys Youth Show provides years of family See Page 6 SVs Moreno provides third consecutive gamewinning See Page 10 New Braunfels 79 707 Landa New Texas 78130 USPS 377880 We teituno 7880 5126259144 Wednesday March 1991 25 Cents One 16 Pages Stammtisch Best wishes The New Braunfels Herald Zeitung extends birthday greetings today to Janet Nancy Rosa Rosales and Lyn Belated best wishes to Tyl er Martin and Julie Happy anniversary to Skylar Know of a birthday or anniver sary Call our receptionist the day before at 6259144 wed like to share in the Blue Ribbon Gala Tickets for the Blue Ribbon Gala sponsored by Comal County Junior Livestock Associa still are on sale at Comal Sad High Brehm New and Franks Western Wear in New New Braunfels Feed and Pro ducers Kanz Feed Store in Saltier and Bulverde Lumber and All area FFA students also will be selling The dance is Saturday at Wursthalle from 9 to 1 with music by Clay B laker and the Texas Hon ky Tonk AllAmerlcan Picnic Canyon High School and the Cougar yearbook staff are hosting an AilAmerican Picnic with Teachers as a spring open house Festivities begin at The cost is per plate and tickets are available in advance at Call 6256251 for more American Legion meeting The American Legion Comal Post 179 meets Thursday at 410 Coll The executive commit tee meets at 7 and the regular meeting begins at 8 Unit 179 Auxiliary meets at Blood drive Sunday First Protestnt Church is spon soring a Blood Drive The South Texas Regional Blood Bank will be accepting donors from until at the Seele Parish House on Coll Appointments may be made by calling the church office at First anniversary Those Were the Days barber shop quartet will help Creative Outlets celebrate its first anniver sary The quartet will perform in downtown New Braun fels at 2 and the public is AllSports Boosters The New Braunfels High School AllSports Booster Club will hold a general meeting Thursday at in room B15 at the high Officers for 199191 will be All members are urged to Benefit garage sale Ballet Folklorico Infantil will sponsor a benefit garage sale Saturday from 8 to 2 at the home of Janie 135 Menudo and breakfast Sea Page 2 Good Day Todays high in New Braunfels is expected to match yesterdays fig ure of 92 The overnight low was 44 and no rain has been recorded in the last 24 For a see Page Inside DEAR TV Car plunges into nursing home Residents injuries not serious By STEPHANIE FERGUSON News Editor A 77yearold resident of a local nursing home escaped serious injury Tuesday when a New Braunfels woman accidentally drove her car through the wall of the residents Marcellene George was transported to McKenna Memorial Hospital from her room at Kirwood 2500 block of Loop after emergency response personnel reached her through the Afterward she was treated and released to Kirkwood It appears that when the car entered the it just pushed every thing up against the bed and sort of rolled her up in a ball with the mat tress underneath said New Braunfels Fire Chief Phil Baker at the The mattress protected The 1990 driven by 70year old Genevieve Benavidez of New rammed through the wall at approximately A gaping hole and a pile of rubble remain where a car plowed through a brick and into a room at Kirkwood Manor in New The 1990 was pulled from the wrekage a few minutes after the The driver was uninjured and the resident was treated and released by McKenna Memorial The scene was photographed by Bob Reed of the New Braunfels Fire Baker said the along with the pillows placed around may have saved her New Braunfels Police Officer Mike Garcia said Benavidez was preparing to leave the nursing home after ing a resident when the accident She backed put it in somehow lost control of the backed up and struck another vehicle parked opposite parking lot she went ran over a sidewalk and went through a he Everything happened so She just remembers putting it in park and striking the car behind Gar cia The car somehow got into went forward at a high rate of speed and went through the At the Garcia said the inves tigation was continuing into how fast Benavidez was driving when her car went through the brick Comebail out9 missing bikes Police spokesman Martin Mayer stands among 100 bicycles that soon could be put on the auction block if the rightful owners do not come for Photo by Stephanie Ferguson By STEPHANIE FERGUSON News Editor Will the rightful owners of close to 100 missing or confiscated bicycles please stand up and march over to the New Braunfels Police Department to claim them If you the bikes which come in all sizes and colors will be sold to the highest bidder at a city auction slated for We just feel that we may be able to find and return a few bikes to the rightful owners if the people would come down some kind of indica tion that they probably do in fact own that said Police Spokes man Martin A lot of them are in excellent con he Some look like they were off the showroom The collected over a nineto 10month have either been con fiscated from persons riding their bikes at night without reflectors and lights or the found abandoned throughout the Mayer Theres a tremendous amount of bike theft in New Braunfels and a lot of it goes he Mayer said bicycle registration is important because if a bike is regis tered authorities automatically have a serial number and a name to match to a bike that turns up stolen or If we have a bicycle that means we have a good serial number and we can start matching up a lot of bicycles with their he City ordinances also require all bicycles to be To claim a bike or to register a see officers between 8 and 5 at the New Braunfels Police 111 Rightful owners must have a good description or serial number to claim a Registration costs 50 Restaurant site gets easy approval ByKATHRYNSCHOEMER Staff Writer The site for a proposed restaurant was unanimously approved by the New Braunfels Planning and Zoning Commission Tuesday But the master plan for the subdi vided property involves the destruc tion of some trees in order to clear the area for drainage Cur Texas Commerce Bank owns the land located on 81 and Inter state 35 near the Holiday Were going to be improving the but were not doing a great Debate centers on removal of trees from drainage area job for said Rob an agent of the Commissioner Toya Lindsey expressed concern about some of the areas old trees that developers would Eversberg defended the explaining to commissioners that the shape of the drainage ditch is not conducive to water Its full of trees and brush brought about by years of Theyre all softwood so dont get too carried away with Planning Director Mike Shands said the developers intend to keep the area as natural as possible and would confine tree removal to the ditch Eversberg agreed with Shands and If any trees land on the right they will be but most of it is eroded away and those trees are down yonder in another In the restaurant has some landscaping plans for the he Developers plan to plat and subdi vide only the first acres of the The rest of the land will not be utilized until agents find a buy er or a Other action with the commission included a final approval of the New Braunfels the name Eversberg gave for the with addi tional easements for the Texas Marine dies in land mine explosion SAN ANTONIO AP A Marine Corps sergeant from Texas who recently became a father was killed when a land mine exploded in his relatives Candelario Montalvo a 1982 Eagle Pass High School gradu ate who attended college in San Anto married in August and became a father said his Montalvo died Friday six hours after the Funeral arrange ments were to be finalized after his body is flown to Eagle Pass later this relatives His family received a letter from Montalvo the day he died in which the soldier asked them to send a photo graph of his newborn Its really sad because his wife Adriana had given and he nev er got to see his his Javier told the San Antonio The town has been very supportive theres a house full of people here right now but its still a very sad time for our family because weve always been Javier Montalvo said the family was expecting a call from the Marine but instead was notified by the military of his the oldest of six child was born and reared in Eagle He attended classes at the University of Texas at San Antonio briefly before enlisting in the Marines in He studied chemical engineering and was stationed in before leaving in early January for Germany and ultimately the Persian Gulf Other survivors include Genoveva and Candelario Montalvo Eloy and Jorge Montalvo and Sylvia Roberto Rosales Alejandro Rosales Soldiers letter says thanks By STEPHANIE FERGUSON News Editor New Braunfels citizens care about the troops in the Middle and it hasnt gone according to one local soldier serv ing in Operation Desert The New Braunfels Herald Zeitung received a letter Tuesday morning from Roberto It was postmarked 20 and enclosed was a thoughtful message thanking New Braunfels citizens for their I am writing to you on behalf of all the soldiers from New Braun who are currently stationed in Saudi I would like to thank you all for your packages and most important of the Rosales said in the These things alone let us know that you all care and support our New Braunfels citizens almost 400 of them converged on Main Plaza Saturday for a pro support troop rally to show the men and women serving in Opera tion Desert Storm they do support their Since the war began local citi zens have staged support rallies on Main Plaza for the troops and have sent countless numbers of letters and care I would like to extend special praise and thanks on behalf of myself my brother Alejan dro Rosales and my Enrique to my parents and Pablo Rosales and from myself to my wife who patiently awaits my safe return in 2   

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