Tuesday, March 19, 1991

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 19, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas Mexican ambassador will join Texas Legislative SeePageS Texas Senate backing suspension of drivers See Page 5 host Unicorns in monumental district See Page 7 New Braunfels 88 707 Landa New Texas 78130 USPS 377880 5126259144 Tuesday March 199t 25 Cents One 10 Pages Stammtisch Best wishes The New Braunfels Herald Zeiiung wishes happy birthday today to Brandon Billy Celia Lore na Sonia Marie Moreno and Judy Belated best wishes to Kelly Bryce Amber Houlton and Helen Know of a birthday or anniver sary Call our receptionist the day before at 6259144 wed like to share in the Meeting canceled The Canyon Music Boosters organization has canceled its March originally sche duled The next meeting will be April when officers are Marigale Eilers will accept suggestions of candidates who would be interested in serving next Sculpting show Donna Dobberfuhl of Converse will give New Braunfels Art League members a peek into her world of sculpture by way of a slide show at the next meeting tonight at 7 in the Arts 646 Walnut She sculpts in several media white brick and fabric and frequently combines brick and bronze in some of her larger The San Antonio River Authority commissioned her to do River a indoor sculpted brick The meeting is open to the publ Aggie Moms Comal County Texas University Mothers Club will host the 24th annual meeting of District VHI Federation of Texas University Mothers Clubs March The local club hosted the first District VIE meeting 24 years Clubs comprising District VHI now are San Laredo and Eagle This years event will be at Bavarian Registration is at 9 with a coffee and get acquainted hour to Also on the program is a short business Entertainment will be provided by Ed Kadlecek and Ger man A German lunch will be served by Aggie Cost is Special guests will be all former local Mothers Club presi dents as well as Federation officers from around the Local presi dent is GayLynn Smith and chair man for the event is Karon All local Aggie Momes are encouraged to For reserva call 6259609 or 6296304 by EMS annual meeting The BulverdeSpring Branch EMS invites the public to the Annual Meeting Wednesday at 7 at Guadalupe Valley Tele phone Cooperative Sign in between 7 and 8 and the meeting will start at 8 Officers for 1991 will be Tom Vaughts term is SM 2 Good Day Mondays high in New Braunfels was 69 degrees and the overnight low was No rain was recorded in the past 24 For more weather see Page CLASSIFIED 8tO COMICS 6 CROSSWORD 3 DEAR ABBY 5 HOROSCOPE 9 SPORTS 78 TV LISTINGS 5 WEATHER 2 KervArmke of Opas describes Hummel figurines and mel and Manard Chamber Photo by the historic art assopiated with thereto David chairman of Frances Bridges the Greater New Home sweet Hummel Historic drawings may move to New Braunfels By DAVID SULLEN3 Editor and Publisher New Braunfels may become the permanent home of a famous historic art according to Manard chairman of the board of the New Braunfels Chamber of The exhibit would involve approximately 350 original paintings by Sister Berta The Hummel works were the basis for the famous Hummel figurines that are sought after by collectors throughout the Ivys announcement came Monday at a press conference held in conjunction with the regular meeting of the Chambers board of The 350 original Hummel paintings and draw ings are owned by the family of Jacques The contact with New Braunfels came Ivy through Sieglinde Smith of Fort Smith is a native of Germany and lived near the convent in where Sister Berta Hummel created her paintings and Smith became enamored of New Braunfels when visiting the community in conjunction with Hummel promotions at Opas Haus Smith was a model for Sister Hummel and is a proud owner of two original Ken Armke of Opas a retail outlet for Hummel says Smith has become a Chambers board of directors updated on Texas Legislative Con recent tourism activi ties 3 celebrity among the hierarchy of the Hummel Art There are about members of the Hummel Club and about 10 times that many col lectors throughout the the over whelming majority of these collectors are in the United Armke Ivy said a special Chamber committee includ ing Ken Janelle Doyle Michael Tom Purdum and David Lamon has met with Nauer and his mother to negotiate a preliminary The Nauer family has agreed in concept to locating the collection in New Braunfels and will continue their commitment through 1991 on the condition that the Chamber make continued progress toward finding a suitable home for the Hummel Art according to who chairs the The Chamber will be the facilitator while the Braunfels Foundation Trust will be the formal body that would actually have possession of the Ivy Lamon said the location of the museum in New Braunfels would be a major coup for not only the but also for Texas and the We intend to contact every possible source for the funds to acquire a building that would provide the security and environment for this invaluable art The facility must be at an appropriate location and the exterior finished in a Bavarian style to reflect its a New Braunfels said the Chamber has briefed city and county officials as well as officials of the New Braunfels Art League and Historic Museum The Chamber also will contact Senators Lloyd Bent sen and Phil Gramm as well Congressmen Lamar Smith and Greg Laughlin in the search for fund Lamon We also will contact the various foundations that are interested in preserving and exhibiting art and historic he We know this is a long but its potential benefit to the com munity is too great not to make a run for Panel hearing comment on waste By STEPHANIE FERGUSON Staff Writer AUSTIN The House Environ mental Affairs Committee began hearing testimony on Edmund Kuempels proposed legistion today that would place a twoyear morator ium on the burning of hazardous wastes in cement It is up to us to find a way to solve the problem in a responsible man Kuempel said about the burning of hazardous A number of New Braunfels citi zens and industry persons testified on House Bill 420 during the hearing Testimony was continuing at David president of the New Braunfels group Securing A Future said a lot of questions need to be answered on the technology of burning hazardous waste in cement kilns before die prac tice Kuempel said House Bill 420 was developed to give state lawmakers and regulatory agencies more time to study the relatively new He said the federal rules recently had been amended to include the reg ulation of cement kiln Those rules are expected to become effective by June of this The bill if would place a ban on such burning for a period to last until Woman killed in accident A San Antonio woman died this morning after her car struck a tree near Spring according to the Texas Department of Public Kathie Jane was south bound in a 1985 Honda on one mile north of Spring when she failed to negotiate a curve at approximately said DPS Trooper Ron According to DPS she was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the Officials believe she fell asleep while Lopez was transported from die scene by helicopter to Medical Center Hospital in San She was pro nounced dead by Philip Schauer at as a result of internal inju according to Superintendent could be named by next week By STEPHANIE FERGUSON Editor SMITHSpN VALLEY After meeting behind closed doors for more than an hour members of the Comal Independent School District Board of Trustees announced they expect to name a superintendent next Theres a good possibility that we will name a superintendent said Board President Lee Ikels after the executive session at Srnithson Valley High Ikels had not other comments other than to say four persons from within the district applied for the Arlen Tieken was named acting superintendent 10 by the school board while it searched for a perma nent Tieken recently told the HeraldZeitung he applied for the Trustees have been searching for a superintendent to replace Bill who died of cancer in December Peppy practice The Canyon Cougar in the background appears to roar approval of a dance routine by junior varsity cheerleader hopefuls Jennifer Kym and Chassidy Wil The tree were among many parti cipating in mock try with their per formances eva luated by current varsity cheerlead in preparation for this weeks Results should be announced at Canyon High School on Photo by Erik Karlsson Middleton feels financial expertise would aid CISD By STEPHANIE FERGUSON News Editor A strong financial background is an asset Jim Middleton says he wants to bring to the Comal Independent School District Board of Trustees if he is elected in What I could bring to the sys tem would be the kinds of that need to be made on some cf the big decisions coming up like taxing and how we are going to approach spendMiddleton said who has lived in the school district for four I spetu eight years in the Pentagon fighting budget battles with the Congress so I think I know a lot of the political ends and outs dial go along with the kinds of things were going 10 btf dealing Middleloii MidUletou spent 21 years iu ihe Air Force and now works for USAA in San Antonio as a planning He also is an officer for the Academic Booster Club and Athletic Booster Club within the He is and has three in the ninthand 12th Other candidates in the race include school volunteer Connie Cantu math teacher Bryan Incum bents who nave filed to run again are Tom Lee Ikels and Clay Spud On the trustee ballot are three posi tions open for Uueeyear terms and one position for the oneyear term left over from Cauer Casteels term when she resigned to become county George was appointed last year to Oil a year of that term and has filed for the remaining oneyear Cantu also has filed for the oneyear term Candidates must specify whether they will run for a threeyear term or the oneyear The deadline to file for a position on the board Is 5 March

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