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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 9, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas New Braunfels No 102 707 Landa New Texas 78130 USPS ang Tuesday April 1991 25 Cents One 10 Pages Stammtisch Best wishes The New Braunfels Herald Zeitung wishes happy birthday today to Matthew Louise Thomas Andrea Katie Eric Rodri Erna Jessica Gar Pedro Alvarez and Sheri Belated best wishes to Gilbert Kevin Wuest and Isaiah Happy anniversary today to Albert and Mary Alice Belated anniversary wishes to Enccncio and Paula Know of a birthday or anniver sary Give our receptionist a call the day before at 6259144 wed like to share in the Reception planned District 4 City Council Member Eddie running for re invites the public to a meet the candidate reception at today at 632 Riverside Drive in Summcrwood off Loop Call Rotary speaker Michael vice president of the Greater New Braunfels Cham ber of will speak at the New Braunfels Evening Rotary Club at 6 today at Omas Haus His topic will be tourism and its importance to New Book signing Author Minolta Altgelt Coyne will autograph new A Life Ainong the Flora Ferdinand Lindheimers Letters to George at a party from 2 to 4 Sunday at the historic Lind heimer Home at 491 Comal Refreshments will be provided by New Braunfels Historic Museums Association and Friends of the Dit tlinger Memorial Senior emphasis Seeking to demonstrate how senior citizens influence the com munitys members of the Comal County Senior Citizens Foundation will be distributing yellow coupons identifying their share of The foundation is raising funds for the renovation of a new Seniors Center of Comal County on the site of an abandoned shopping center and health club at 655 Landa Seniors are encouraged to obtain distribute the coupons by visit ing the new facility to see work in They also will be avail able at the current center on Comal Avenue and at civic Merchants and professionals are encouraged to participate in the fund drive based on the share of their business derived from older RSVPdate Attention all McKcnna Memor ial Hospital volunteers the correct RSVP date for the annual Volun teers Luncheon is April Joan director of volunteers at noted that invitations car ried a Democratic Women Comal County Democratic Women invite all interested per sons to a meeting at today at Molly Joes Harriet professor of sociology at Southwestern Texas State University in San Marcos Sec 2 Good Day A drizzly morning should be fol lowed by a partly cloudy but a front should drop the midday high of 85 to the mid70s this after noon and switch winds from the southwest to the north at 1520 An overnight low of 56 should be followed by rain Wed nesday with a high near 75 and a low near High in New Braun fels Monday was with an over night low of 68 and only a trace of rain recorded by 7 For more weather please see Page Inslda DEAR TV Hamlets lines pass first reading By STEPHANIE FERGUSON Ntwa Editor Hamlet the Vietnamese potbellied pig is one step closer to remaining with its owner after New Braunfels city council members Monday passed the first reading of an ordinance allowing such animals to live within city I love I just have the most awful time to the piggy could be taken away from its said District 2 Council Member Lor aine who supported amending the citys livestock The ordinance passed 41 with Council Member Clinton Brandt cast ing the one no Were not talking about an indivi dual pet here Were talking about changing an ordinance that would allow these pets all over the Brandt We have a problem with our canine situation he We dont need to them Humane Society with additional type animals that they are really not Naming of coach expected Members of the New Braunfels Independent School District Board of Trustees are expected Wednesday to name a new athletic director for the district and a principal for the now underconstruction sixth grade The athletic director will replace Jim who is taking a position with North East ISO in San Superintendent Charles Bradberry said he met Monday with New Braun fels High School Principal John Tur who has made a recommenda tion for Streetys Bradberry said he will make a recommendation on principal for the sixth grade now under con struction on Texas Board members will meet in execu tive sesssion at 7 and convene into open session at The meeting will be at the Education Cen ter Board 430 Mill The meeting is open to the City regains old gates for Landa Park A pair of historic wrought iron gates soon will be restored and placed on display in Landa According to New Braunfels City Manager Paul the two gates once served as pedestrian gates at the entrance to the Each he bears a seal with the initials which stand for the former Harry The two Grohman had been in the hands of a private owner for approximately 20 Found on a they had been left outside and used by roosting The city manager said officials of the citys Parks and Recreation Department will consult with restora tion officials on the best methods of restoring and preserving the We are very pleased to have obtained the gates for their historical Grohman We are trying hard to keep the history of the park in mind in everything we We owe a special debt to Gordon who really helped this purchase come to Without his civic minded we would not have this treasure prepared to so Im going to be violently opposed to the change in this The issue of changing the ordi nance surfaced recently when Jackie Goodwin was cited in Municipal Court for keeping Hamlet as a pet at her residence on West Mill The ordinance creates an exception to the swine prohibition rule in the Jackie and Mike Goodwin hold up Vietnamese potbel lied pigs brought to New Braunfels by their supproters out side City Council Chambers A photo and stories on other City Coun cil action appear on Page Photo by Karla Wenzel city allowing the permitting of potbellied pigs under certain condi The ordinance also contains a provision requiring the licensing of the similar to the licensing of dogs and Mayor Pro Tempore Ramon Chapa said he visited Goodwins neigh bors and heard no complaints about the From what I can putting all the facts on the I myself wouldnt want a pet of that but these people are happy with their pet I dont think there appears to be anything Cheryl director of New Braunfels Humane Society Animal expressed concern about the ordinance stating there are a number of communicable diseases humans can catch from In a letter to the Mary president of the Humane Society of New Braunfels stated Swine have traditionally and histori cally been recognized as a potential threat to public health due to their ability to transmit or spread commun icable diseases to humans such as rabies or It is noteworthy that there is no rabies vac cine approved by the State of Texas for use on Michael a vetemarian at Creek View Veterinary sug gested to council members that the city require only a leptospirosis vacci nation for the swine since this is the only swine disease communicable to man in which there is a He also suggested that all male and be Austin resident Cindy who raises potbellied pigs and is a member of the Texas Association of Potbellied said the pigs stand a bigger risk of getting something from a human rather then vice The ordinance amendment must pass the council three times before it becomes If this thing back fires on us and this gets out of control and if people dont abide by we are giving them tonight I will Im the first one to endorse revoking the ordi Kraft Voting for the ordinance Council Member At Large James and District 4 Council Member Eddie Council Member Bill Arnold was absent from the New Braunfels gather at a parking lot near Interstate Highway 35 Monday before driving in caravan to Austin in opposition to a grandfather amendment to Senate Bill At the Capitol the group rallied on the Capitol steps and were addressed by Railroad Commissioner Bob of New Braun Afterwards the group marched through the Capitol to deliver posters and letters to Bob Bullock and senators Ken Armbrister and Bill Photos by Karla Wenzel and Stephanie Ferguson Krueger blasts amendment Local residents oppose amendment to waste moratorium By STEPHANIE FERGUSON Newt Editor AUSTIN Railroad Commissioner Bob Krueger joined more than 50 New Braunfels citizens Monday at the State Capitol to blast a legislative amendment that would grandfather hazardous waste permit applications filed before June One of the things that grandfathers are sup posed to do is to be they are suppose to take the attitude of a father toward a Krueger said from the steps of the This is not a very fatherly attitude to be will ing to put toxic waste into the air that children he We cant grandfather an appli cation for a permit to bum toxic waste when tox ic wastes are dangerous We cant grandfather for any Members of Securing a Future Environment cheered as Krueger spoke about how Ken tacked on the grand father amendment Wednesday to Senate Bill The amendment passed 62 in the Senate Natural Resources New Braunels residents have been tracking SB sponsored by Steven D because it could affect the Lafarge and its subsidiary Systech Environmental Page 2 Small Business Council preparing for special week By JANINE GREEN Managing Editor Joining the national emphasis themed SMALL BUSINESS Build ing Americas the Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commer ce will salute the citys small busines ses May Plans for local Small Business Week activities now are being said Cash chair man of the Chambers Small Business Chairing a committee to organize appropriate events is Rosemary Hermes A small business person of the will be chosen arid announced prior to Small Business Last years winner was Mary Jane honored for her business leadership in the development of Gruene Historic District arid several of the business located Ou May the New Braun fels HeraldZeitung in cooperation with the chamber and area businesses will publish a 1991 Salute to Small Business tabloid special We have long realized that small business people are the backbone of ihe American free enterprise said advertising directors Lone Bea and are excited about doing our part to get the word oui about Small Herald marketing representatives will be calling local merchants to help sponsor the Last year was the first such section we published ant it was a big Beasley We are expecting this years to be even A poster contest is being con ducted to choose the official poster of the week and seminars of interest to the small business person are being Hermes The poster contest is open to the The winner will receive a bond and the poster will be printed and distributed in the area as the Small Business Week Rules for available at the chamber offices at 390 Seguin or by calling All entries remain the property of the New Braunfels Chamber of Com merce and may be displayed during Small Business Deadline for submission has been extended to April
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