Wednesday, May 15, 1991

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 15, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas BEST AVAILABLE COPY New Braunfels Wednesday 127 Serving NEW BRAUNFELS and COMAL ietuno Home of Henry May 1991 25 Cents Two 20 Pages Stammtisch Best wishes The New Braunfels llerald Zeitung wishes happy birthday today to Leah Kristophcr and Kyle Lori Anto nia Antanicio Brett Milton Dcvin Monica Marie Andrew Dennis Bradley Brandenburg and Irma Belated best wishes to Amber Lynn Know of a birthday or anniver sary Give our receptionist a call the day before at 6259144 wed like to share in the Band concert The public is invited to the spring concert of the New Braun fels High School bands Thursday at in the high school Street closing Lakevicw Boulevard from Aus tin Street to Torrcy Street will be closed for about a week as New Braunfels Utilities crew lay pipe to the under construction surface water treatment Health Fair McKcnna Memorial Hospitals Health Fair will be from I to Thursday at the New Braunfels Civic Among special fea tures will be a blood drive to bene fit Anita a victim of multiple and the Ameri can Cancer Societys Food The South Texas Regional BJood Bank will conduct the replacement blood drive from 1 to from its Hcmobile on the Civic Center parking All dona tions are needed but 0 negatives are especially encouraged to Donors will receive free cholesterol testing and a free mini physical when they give Another event planned for National and Texas Hospital Weeks is the annual Toddler Run Saturday on the hospital Park concerts The 1991 Concert in the Park sponsored by the New Braunfels Parks and Recreation Department and local kicks off Thursdayat at the Landa Park dance The rock group Revival Brothers will Meet the candidate Voters can meet City Council candidate Susan Curtis at a Get Out the VoteRally from 10 to 3 Saturday in the Eagles Hall parking Refreshments will be For call Aggie moms The annual Aggie Moms Award picnic is slated for 4 Sunday at Cypress Bend Special hon ored guests will be the 1991 high school graduates planning to attend Texas Officers for 199192 also will be Each family is asked to bring two dishes dessert or drinks and table service will be Make reservations by Wednesday by calling Jan Wingate at Gcnnie 8993303 or Gaylynn Crime watch A crime watch organizational meeting for the River Oaks Propcr Soe Page 2 Good Day Sunny skies and humid days with highs near 90 and lows near 70 are forecast today through Tuesdays high in New Braunfels was 83 and ihe overnight low was No appreciable rainfall was recorded in me 24hour period ending at 7 For addi tional weather see Page Inside DEAR IV Crash course This crash course Tuesday in the Civic Center parking lot dealt nof with customization but with use of penumatic emergency tools by emergency medical systems workers to free persons trapped inside wrecked The demon peformed by Don Zer New Braunfels Fire and Kirby Casco Industries Fire Appartus and was part of McKenna Memorial Hospitals Health Professions held in conjunction with National and Texas Hospitals Photo by Erik Karlsson District 4 runoff spurs interest By STEPHANIE FERGUSON City Editor Absentee voting has been brisk in the District 4 City Council race with more than registered voters casting ballots as of this Its more than we started out with last said City Secretary Bonnie about the number of ballots cast absentee as compared to absentee voting in the May 4 Absentee voting for the May 25 runoff election began Monday and ends May As of 8 today 62 people had cast absentee according to election In the runoff election retired Mar ine Paul who received the majority of the votesin the May 1 faces school teacher Susan Both ousted incumbent Eddie In the May 4 Fraser received 332 votes Curtis received 205 and Temple received Registered voters living in District 4 can vote in the runoff even if they did not cast a ballot in the May 4 Absentee voting is open from 8 to 5 at the New Braunfels Municipal 424 Castell For more election information call Commissioners to debate Trinity water district By JAMIE LEE CAMPBELL Staff Writer Comal County Commissioners Court will meet next week to discuss the formation of an underground water conservation district for the Trinity The object is to create an undcr gound water conservation district for the western half of Comal It needs said Precinct 1 Commissioner Jumbo According to there lire sev eral geographic areas that draw water from the Trinity Those areas include Canyon Smithson Valley and Spring Members of Commissioners Court arc seeking suggestions from an advisory committee on the water con servation Cameron advisory commit tee said il is very difficult to make several counties cooperate with each oilier because the areas identify different The best system is to go county by Wiley Evans said the reason the Commis sioners Court is seeking so many expert opinions is because the issue is so Water is critical to all of Evans Richard manager of the North Plains Ground Water Conser vation will attend the meet ing to suggest ways to formulate an underground water Bowers will also give a 20miriute slide Bowers is very experienced in these water conservation Were gonna go to school on his Evans The Texas Water Commission and the State Legislature have identified Comal County as one of several water critical The meeting begins at 6 Tues day in the Commissioners Court located on the third floor of the Courthouse EUWDs water conservation play drops in on local school By ROBERT STEWART Staff Writer Robby the Raindrop dropped in on Lone Star Primary School in New Braunfels Tuesday afternoon in The Big a play designed lo give students an awareness of groundwa as well as conservation and The sponsored by the Edwards Underground Water followed the adventures of Robby the Raindrop and his activities in Raincloud Jump After Robby fell from his raincloud he couldnt fig ure oul where he The oilier char Related 2A acter Paula Pure water had to explain the concept of groundwaicr and the aquifer to The production was performed by Nils Peterson and Heidi two members of Small Change Original Theatre from The group uses simple sets and audience participation to convey their At one point the actors had the kids shouting out Be the solution and stop the pollution and Use it be water tight The group also left materials for teachers lo use in the classroom lo reinforce the water Small Change will present The Big Splash through May 31 lo 40 schools in the Edwards Aquifer reg More than children will sec the according to Caro lyn public information coordi Small Change Theater has about 50 members who travel all over the coun try doing shows about electrici ty and natural Games include old and young Ai 10 ihc games begin in Umda Pavillion The Games are free and are expected to conclude by 4 According to Winona Oberk administrator of Oak Crest Inn in New the games are a good way for children to learn how to relate to older School children and elderly resi dents from Oak Crest Inn in New Care InnSan Mai cos and are InnSeguin will play a variety of gomes and for a variety of Sponsorc is ARA Living Veterans parade Friday in San Antonio By ROBERT STEWART Stall Writer The San Antonio Police Officers Association and the San Antonio Pro fessional Fire Fighters Association in conjunction with the city of San Anlo nio Friday are sponsoring a welcome home parade and rally as a tribute lo the troops and families of Operation Desert Siorm as well as Grenada and Panama All veterans and active military arc encouraged to said Michael Harwood of the Police Offic ers Weve got veter ans coming in from the Valley and all over the state of Harwood said that all veterans from ihe New Braunfels area are Any veterans who want to walk in the parade should gaiher at the Vietnam Memorial beginning at on Wives and children will be allowed to walk with the The Vietnam Memorial is located across he street from Municipal Auditorium at 100 Auditorium Circle in Downtown San The parade begins at 6 and will proceed to ihe For more call Michael Harwood at The Travelers seen here in a postcard from the Sophienburg Museum and Archives is the subject of debate with cur rent owners seeking to add Will new awnings adorn old hotel By JAMIE LEE CAMPBELL Start Writer The New Braunfels Historic Landmark Commission will consider a request Thursday by the Faust Hotel to place exterior window awnings on the historic Landmark Commission Chairman Joline Erben said even minor changes must be carefully The Faust was built in 1929 by a local It is one of New Braun fels great historic It was very everybody dressed in their There were New Years Eve parties at the wedding dinner parties and even piano There were many unforgetable events in the Erben manager of the said the request is being made to enhance the appearance of the We dont want to destroy the The owners just want to enhance the and spruce it up a little he We understand the value of the historic dedication by the Texas the National We want to work within those Over the years the Faust has gone through several different owners and management The originally called the Travelers now is owned by Fanners Home Savings of Houston and managed by a Dallas Chaloupka said the owners wont to place awnings over each window in the front of the We just want to add a little he The owners also intend to build a bier gurten in the front of the hotel to attract The hotels interior also will be steam cleaned at some April director of the New Braunfels Main Street has acted as a liason between the Commission and the Fausts The Landmark Commission acts as a watch dog for local landmark she The Landmark Commission will certainly consider whether or not the the building ever had awnings Goldsmith added that Dick an architect for the Texas Historic Commission will oversee the Fausl Erben summed up why she is concerned about the Faust Hotels Faust has always been a model of beauty and theres all lhai history to the I remember my husband and I used to eat there on Saturday evening and wed run into Older people remember the The Commission meeting will be 9 Thursday at the New Braunfels 424 Castell