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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 14, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas                                UNICORNS WIN DISTRICT TITLES IN TENNIS See Page 13A New Braunfels 106 707 Landa New Texas 78130 USPS 377880 5126259144 Sunday April 1991 75 Cents Four 58 Pages Best wishes The New Braunfels Herald Zeitung wishes happy birthday today to Lewis Pat Staci Reeves and Lone Best wishes Monday to Norma Julie Mario Dazilia and Robin Belated birthday greetings to Jonathan Jason and Aimce Shana Terry Jentsch and Steve Happy anniversary today to and Earlene Elbert and Sonny and Rachel Luna and on Monday to Doyle and Nancy Belated anniversary greetings to Cecil and Inez Know of a birthday or anniver sary Give our receptionist a call the day before at 6259144 wed like to share in the Book signing Author Minetta Altgelt Goyne will autograph her new A Life Among the Flora Ferdinand Lindheimers Letters to George at a party from 2 to 4 today at the historic Lind heimer Home at 491 Comal Refreshments will be provided by New Braunfels Historic Museums Association and Friends of the Dit tiinger Memorial Meet the candidate District 4 City Council Member running for re invites the public to a meet the candidate reception from Tuesday at 605 Ridgecrest off Common Friends of Education Comal Independent School Dis trict Friends of Education will have an opportunity Monday to meet the 13 candidates seeking four seats on the board of A meet the candidates forum will be conducted and school financing issues will be Friends of Education meets at Monday at Smithson Valley High CISD pat rons and taxpayers are Painting class Ralph Wall of New Braunfels will demonstrate the distribution of light and in ah acrylic painting at the next New Braunfels Art League meeting April 16 at the Arts 646 Walnut Wall is known for his western and Indian He has had numerous oneman shows and won several prestigious awards including the golf award at the Texas Ranger Hall of The meeting is open to the Music Boosters Canyon Music Boosters will meet at 7 Tuesday at Canyon Middle Order of business will be to elect officers for the 199192 school Rotary program John waste water superintendent for New Braunfels will speak at the New Braunfels Evening at 6 Tuesday at Omas Haus His topic will be inno vative biological waste water treat SH Page 2A Good Day After and overnight low near partly cloudy conditions today should yield a high temperature in the Winds should shift from the southeast to the gusting at 1015 niph with a new front The high Monday should reach the For more weather please see Page Inside AMERICAN HOME WEEK112D 1016C DEAR TV Police begin annual park patrols By STEPHANIE FERGUSON Editor The men with the badges are returning to the city parks this month for their annual summer tour of watching for undesirable vacation For the past few the New Braunfels Police Department has pro vided offduty officers to patrol the city parks and waterways during the summer months to head off potential The main thrust was designed to overcome some problems weve been made aware said Detective John who heads up the special as undesirables inti midating other park too many public order crimes such as drunken ness and disorderly motor vehicle problems and overcrowding in general in the While offduty officers receive overtime wages for their they are providing the needed visible police presence that helps deter crime in the McEachern The park police concept has pretty well eliminated most of the major problems that weve had in the he It had gotten so bad prior to that when we did have to go into the park we were faced with riotous con we had people that were attempting to subvert the we would be The park police will continue pat rolling the park in the steppedup effort through Labor he And when conditions on the Comal River warrant the need for police pre McEachern said that will ride in water craft down the river to apprehend I can guarantee just by looking back over years past it seems to have been he said about the park police He said the need will continue to be obvious if this summer draws a large number of tourist as We believe that if current trends in weather and economics hold out that we will have better than average Main Street team worried about traffic Saturdays sports Laura Wilson of New Braunfels High with doubles partner Stacy captured the title and helped the Unicorns win todays District 255A Nine of its 12 players qualified for regionals in play that continued after a rain Earlier showers stalled the district track meet at NBHS until For tennis see Page Photo by Erik Karlsson Absentee voting to begin on Monday By STEPHANIE FERGUSON News Editor Absentee voting for city and school elections begins Monday as registered voters begin selecting who will serve on the New Braunfels City Council and Comal Independent School Dis trict Board of In the city council absen tee voting will be held at New Braun fels Municipal 424 Castell from 8 to 5 on weekdays until April In that election voters living in dis tricts 3 and 4 will be electing city council In the District 3 election local dentist Joe Kuehler and businessman Rudy Seidel are vying for the seat being left vacant by May or Arno who is not seeking For District incumbent Eddie Temple is running for reelection along with government watchdog Paul Fraser and school teacher Susan In the CISD absentee vot ing will be held at Central Admi nistration 1421 81 from 8 to week days and at Smithson Valley Middle Comal Elementary School and Mountain Valley Elementary School from 8 to Voters in CISD will place four peo ple on the school Running for the four positions are incumbents Lee Tom Potter and Clay along with school teacher Bryan US A A planning analyst James Jim accountant Charles former school teacher Elizabeth Bridgette retired school teacher Hap sanitation company owner Dan home builder Don Craig school volunteer Connie district court coordinator Martin Allen and accountant Harriet By STEPHANIE FERGUSON News Editor Sweeping vehicular traffic and casual pedestrians do not safely indicating an obstacle that must be crossed as Downtown New Braunfels is says a Texas Main Street Resource In order for this area to become a vital part of New Braunfels youre going to have to separate out the traff ic and said Dean Henigsman of Starek and You have too much traffic there to have a successful pedestrian along with other mem bers of the resource are outlin ing improvements for the downtown area to make it more we know that we have a he Because there are two conflicting functions that the Main Plaza is trying to One function of downtown is that it has a very appealing pedestrian he adding the other function is the area provides a busy We really had to sprint across to get to the Henigsman The entire time we were for three the only bodies you saw in there were Henigsman said that a traffic study and an origin destination study should be done to determine where traffic is coming from and where it is That information should go into deve loping a masterplan for a thorough fare Youve got to identify the role of the facility downtown and then design it accordingly and do that at all times with safety in he Yall have had a number of traffic designs done over the last few youve had basically six designs done of the area around the none of them were done in my opinion with enough background knowledge to give all the along with landscape A Main Street Resource Team is preparing an out line for success for down town New expert Brian marketing executive Danelle Baldwin and architect Ward gave mer chants Thursday some shortterm and longterm suggestions for downtown revitalization during a public hearing at the New Braunfels Municipal of the marketing firm Melvin Simon said downtown merchants should immedi ately look at creating eyecatching window getting rid of jpianeT outdated and dirty and florescent She also advised merchants to keep display lights on at night and uplight Adding music to the downtown pedestrian areas and providing uni form hours among businesses also would help attract shoppers down she of Larson Design said during the revitalization of down priorities should be set to recruit new improve the appearance of the improve park and provide public Since the city of New Braunfels received the Texas Main Street Pro ject designation last members of the resource team have been visiting the city since Through such a New Braunfels will receive merchan marketing and retail recruit ment expertise for three years for the downtown New Braunfels received the designation last year with two other which are Angleton and Glen April director of the New Braunfels Downtown said the suggestions the resource team is making are on target and appropriate for Lakes rededication scheduled June 15 CANYON LAKE The Canyon Dam and Reservoir will be rededi cated June celebrating 25 years of growth to Comal County and sur rounding Canyon Dam and Reservoir was built to control the flow of the Guada lupe River and provide for flood con water conservation and it also is an ideal facility for outdoor recrea said John general man ager of the GuadalupeBlanco River The Canyon Lake and New Braun fels chambers of commerce have joined with the Army Corps of Water Oriented Recreation District and QBRA in spnsoring a day of special activities to celebrate the rcdedication of Canyon Dam mid The fust public hearing to deter mine if a dam was needed took place in July the slate agency in charge of the Guadalupe and Blan co rivers for control and distribution of the waters on these rivers urged the development of n dam on the Guada lupe River which would be beneficial to persons in the river basin and alle viate flood In the GBRA submitted a proposal to the Texas StateBoard of Water Engineers which was Authorization for the construction of the Canyon Dam and Reservoir Project was estab lished by the River and Harbor Act of Jerry reservoir project mana said million people annually visit Canyon Lake to enjoy various recreational activities and the scenic About million of those come from the San Antonio The Canyon Lake area today is considerably different than it was prior to the development of Canyon In the scenic area of Canyon Reservoir that is encompassed by the lake was once a vast ranch land with sheep and goats grazing in Barren a longtime resi dent of New grew up in ihe Canyon Lake area known as Though both already subscribe to the New Braunfels Hemld New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce Chairman Manaid and County Judge Carter accept rain gauges from Circulation Manager Carol Ann Avery to kick oft a circulation promotion offering the item free with a paid sixmonth Rain gauge offered We want to serve the needs of our readers in a unique said New Braunfels HeraldZeitung Circulation Manager Carol Ann Avery as she announced a new With each paid subscrip tion for six mouths of home deliv she well be offering a free rain 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