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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 14, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas                                New Braunfels Tuesday J9 126 f Serving NEW BRAUNFELS and COMAL of Marvin Pusma 7PQ 903 May 1991 25 Cents ne 10 Pages Best wishes The New Braunfels Herald Zeltung wishes happy birthday today to Wayne Virgi nia Kcllic Stall Mclin da Rudy Ramirez Julissa Maria Victor Sierra and Ricky Happy anniversary today to Mike and Kcllic Know of a birthday or anniver sary Give our receptionist a call the day before at 6259144 wed like to share in the Street closing Lakevicw Boulevard from Aus tin Street to Torrey Street will be closed for about a week as New Braunfcls Utilities crew lay pipe to the under construction surface water treatment Party postponed A Before and After Party at the new apartments above Ooepf Jewelers on New Braunfels Main scheduled for has been Onwcrs Kyra and Larry Brandt of Comal Flower Shop look forward to rescheduling the event at a future Health careers McKcnna Memorial Hospitals Health Career Fair will be from 1 to 1 today at the New Braun fels Civic All types of health career opportunities will be their parents and any individual interested in changing careers should plan to Health professionals and area universities and colleges will be on hand to answer any Other events planned for National and Texas Hospital Weeks include a Health Fair and American Cancer Society Food Fight Thursday at the Civic Center and a Toddler Run Saturday on the Club meeting New Braunfels Evening Rotary Club will meet at the Plaza 367 Main at 6 April chairperson of the American Cancer Societys Great American Food Fight will be the guest Support group Cancer Support Group of New Braunfels will meet at at McKenna Memorial Hospital in the Elliott Knox Board Vis itors are Royal performance Staff Maria Luisa De La a native of New Braunfels and member of the Army Ceremonial will perform for the arrival of Queen Elizabeth this morning at the White House in and this after noon when the Queen lays a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Mari as she is known locally was involved in Circle Arts MidTexas Symphony and was a private mus ic She is a 1979 graduate of New Braunfels High School and a 1984 graduate of the University of Park concerts The 1991 Concert in the Park sponsored by the New Braunfels Parks and Recreation Department and local kicks off Thursday at at the Landa Park dance The rock group Revival Brothers will Aggie moms The annual Aggie Moms Award SM 3 Council tables bar hours issue Outgoing New Braunfels Mayor Arno Becker administers the oath of office to Rudy newly elected District 3 City Council during Mondays council Photo by Stephanie Ferguson City Council observes changing of guard By STEPHANIE FERGUSON Newt Editor It was out with the old and in with the new Monday when outgoing New Braunfels Mayor Arno Becker per formed his last duty giving newly electedCity Council Member Rudy Seidel the path of Ill be thinking about yall but be glad I dont have to do some of the things that yall have got to Becker told his who did not seek re election to the District 3 seat he held since is replaced by who beat denust Joe Kuehler in the May 4 Before giving Seidel the oath of office and leaving the regular meeting Becker recognized his wife Jimmie and former New Braunfels Mayor Doug Miller for his work in representing the city in Edwards Aquifer water Jimmie had to do with me being away from home quite and late meetings and so Becker She worked hard while I was at but she also worked hard at me not running Becker said Miller gave hours and hours of time to the city during the water Miller left City Council in 1990 when he ran an unsuccessful bid for Comal County Commissioners Afterward he continued his work in water He did it out of He did it out of a sense of He didnt get paid for Becker He spent many an hour in the various negotiations and mediations for our water require ments for spring flow and so He was never recognized for all of the work he Becker said he will now dedicate fulltime efforts to his Beck er Motor A new mayor will be selected by council members after a runoff elec tion May 25 between retired Marine Paul Fraser and school teacher Susan Curtis for the District 4 currently held by Eddie Temple was upseaied by the two candidates during the May 4 Spokesman will seek new petition By STEPHANIE FERGUSON Editor A local bar owner is vowing to col lect a petition of approximately 300 forcing the New Braunfels City Council to call an election that would allow the latehours sale of alcoholic Barry owner of Bar rys Under Pass Saloon and spokes man for the New Braunfels Bar Own ers said he will collect the needed signatures because people are ready for the extended They are We deal with the people that want it he New Braunfels City Council unani mously voted Monday to table acuon on an ordinance that would have called for an election to allow bar owners to apply for per mits to extend the sale of alcholic beverages to 2 Currently bar owners stop the sale of alcohol at mid night every day and 1 on City Manager Paul Grohman said 8 would be die first available ume for such an election and January 1992 would be the next time thereaf The only election you cannot tie in a local referendum with is in November ballot where there are statewide Jaroszewski said he will present the petition of valid registered voters to City Council at the next meeting in two At Mondays he presented a petition of 49 names had collected at his This is not a legal petition that we have before said Council Mem ber Clinton And I cant see the council just arbitrarily calling for a special election for anyone who com es up that wants to call a special If its important enough the proper petition should be Brandt Jaroszewski addressed City Coun cil in April about calling for an elec SM Page 2 Potter retain roles on CISD board By ROBERT STEWART Staff Writer New members of the Comal Inde pendent School District Board of Trustees were installed last night at a special meeting at Smithson Valley High About 100 people Incumbent board president Lee Dcels and board secretary Tom Potter will serve new threeyear terms fol lowing their Don Craig head also serve a threeyear Connie Cantu will fill the oneyear unexpired term vacated by Carter now Comal County Ikels and Potter were selected by the board to continue as president and Leroy Good son will be vicepresident and Bill Hayes will be A plaque was presented to outgoing trustee Larry Wenzel in recognition of his service to the Outgoing trustee Clay George could not be pre sent but also received a plaque of In other the board unanim Some attendance zone issues prove difficult ByJOEBELK Staff Writer The Comal Independent School District Board of Trus tees agreed to move Startzville area children to the new Bill Brown Elementary at a Monday night meeting at Smithson Valley High But when it came to where to send Purgatory Road stu the board could only agree for the time being not to Regarding the Startzville the board unanimously approved a recommendation by Comal ISD Superinten dent Joe Rogers to send all Startzville students to Bill That was the option Rogers had listed as the most desirable to the school district in his report to the Rogers had previously met with more than 100 Start zville area parents for a long meeting at Mountain at which the parents told the superintendent and other dis trict officials of their A prevalent concern voiced then was echoed at Mon days by Crystal a parent in opposition to the plan who said she represented many neighbors unable to attend the board Page 2 ously approved implementing a four fortyhour work week during the summer This will be in effect from June 3 to August The district will save by shutting down air and vehicles for an extra according to Joe CISD The board also accepted a donation from the Bulverde PTA for construction of a playground at the new Bill Brown Elementary School which will open in the The board established attendance zones for Bill Brown Elementary but put off a decision on changing the Purgatory Road zones until May 27 to allow further Resignations were accepted from Craig assistant soccer coach at Smithson Valley High School and Kristine nurse at Mountain Valley The trustees approved the hiring of William Black as a coach at Smithson Valley High School and Sherry Her rmann as a history teacher and dance team A joint proposal by attorney Steve Taylor and the law firm of Bragg and Allen was approved for collection of delinquent taxes owed the Following the the board conducted a workshop with parents to clear up confusion about the weighted grading system in use at This system gives extra credit to students taking advanced placement and hon ors This credit is used to cal culate class ranking which is impor tant for admission to The extra credit does not affect actual Some parents were concerned that not everyone was properly informed about how the weighted system Counselors and students said that the information is given in year opening orientation sessions and engl ish New board member Connie Cantu defended the Kids are sign ing up for more honors courses now that they know they wont be penal ized by taking the harder Cantu Board VicePresident Leroy Good son pointed out that CISD graduates earning of college credit through placement tests shows angible evi dence of the weighted systems Good Day Hummel meeting stirs interest humid days with highs in the upper 80s and lows near 70 forecast today and Chance for rain increasing tonight and Mondays high in Now Braunfels was 82 and the overnight low was Rainfall in the 24hour period ending at 7 today was For additional weather see Page Intlda DEAR TV ByJANINEQREEN Managing Editor In a show of support for the loca tion of a Hummel Art Museum in New about 300 feet hit the floor of the Civic Center Monday evening as about 150 community leaders stood to signify their Representatives of civic clubs and service organizations had been invited to the gathering for a briefing on efforts to locate the historic art works here and to test the waters for a local drive to secure the needed The chamber would be the facili tator In an said Hummel committee chairman and master of ceremonies David A tax exempt organization like the Braun fels Foundation Trust would be the Noting that donations and pledges of about would be needed to assure the museums Lamon said the purpose of the facility would be to preserve and display for public view drawings made by Berta Sister Maria Inocencia Hummel at the Franciscan convent in Ger Its exterior would reflect Bavarian or Old World styling and its interior would provide the neces sary security and climate control to preserved the works and space to dis play them in a dignified After first addressing the group in Jacques Nauer shared a bit of the history of the Hummel draw ings and detailed how 354 of them came into his familys As a child in Lower Berta Hummel displayed a gift for drawing and a knack for recording after studying at the State Academy for Applied Art in she returned to the con vent school of her childhood to join the My greatgrandparents Josef and Maximihane were founders of a publishing company in Munich that specialized in the printing of reli gious art and Ars sacra Mueller Vtrlag was contacted in 1933 by the Siessen convent about printing some drawings by its young artist The nun and the publishing house Ars sacra maintained a rela tionship through years of depression and war until her death from tubercu losis in Selgllnde Smith and Jacques Nauer pose with the Ings that started study of New Brauanfels as site for a Photo by Karla Wenzel Hummel draw Hummel artwork   

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