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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 23, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas                                New Braunfels Thursday 133 Serving NEW BRAUNFELS and COMAL C Home of Eustaclo Luna May 1991 25 Cents One 12 Pages Stammtisch Best wishes The New Braunfels Herald Zeitung wishes happy birthday today to Bob Helen Jcannic Lupc David Torres Mike Bet ty Mary Jane Veroni ca Helen Wayne Hoffmann and Royal Belated best wishes to Rosic Leal Happy anniversary today to Augie and Maria Arnulfo and Elvira Sauccda and AI and Kathy Know of a birthday or anniver sary Give our receptionist a call the day before at 6259144 wed like to share in the Concerts in the Park Concerts in the Park series will kick off tonight at at the Landa Park Dance Slab and cease by 10 The rock group Revival Brothers will perform this Family outreach Eighteen hair and nail salons are participating this week in a cam paign to Help Cut out Child Through Saturday the salons will be contributing a per centage of their fees to Family a nonprofit organiza tion that works to prevent neglect and abuse of children and teen Participating salons include The Hair The Hair Judys Kreative Louises Beauty Coif fure de Das Schone Felger Felgcr Friends Makin Terrys Beauty Rosies Hair The Perfect Retreat Ruths Hair and in Nancy Thompsons Hair The Cutlery and The Ultimate Dif Yard sale Teen Connection will sponsor a yard sale beginning today and run ning through Saturday to raise money for various Per sons can drop by Teen Connection at 1414 San Antonio to stuff a bag for with items from the Thrift such as clo household shoes and other Pool aerobics Fitness Made Fun will conduct water aerobics at Landa Pool beginning June 3 at 8 lowimpact and interval training classes will be taught at First Pro testant Seele Parish For more information call Nadya at 6259295 or Sue at Rummage sale Church in the Wildwood at Canyon Lake on Charter Oak Drive will sponsor a rummage sale this Saturday from 8 to 5 crafts and baked goods will be Family picnic Mission Valley Community annual family picnic will be this Sunday at the Community Center on Mission Valley Lane beginning at Meat and drinks will be attending should bring and All residents of the for mer Mission Valley School Dis trict arc The clean up day will be this Saturday begin ning at 8 Blood drive First Protestant Church is spon soring a blood drive from to The South Texas Regional Blood Bank See Page 2 Good Day Highs in the upper lows near 70 and a continued slight chance for afternoon rains make up the areas weather forecast extending to the Memorial Day High in New Braunfels Wednesday was 85 and lie overnight low was For more weather see Page Inside DEAR TV Literal translation Taking the sign at Doeppensc hmidt Funeral Home at its birds have built nests in the open spaces of a number of the Perhaps they find it the perfect looking out on Seguin Street and the Comal County Photo by Erik Karlsson Kuempel to pursue moratorium As session SAFE shifts effort back to city By STEPHANIE FERGUSON City Editor President of Securing a Future Environment says the thrust to stop Systech in New Braunfels will again be focused predominantly on the local Lafarge needs to understand that were just not going to give Wallace Were still going after Wallaces comments came on the heels of the end of the legislative session slated for May It appears that legislation that could have hampered the Lafarge and the Systech from to store and bum hazardous waste at the Balcones CemShi Plant will hot be passed this See Page 2 Schertz City Council backs IH 35 widening By STEPHANIE FERGUSON City Editor Though Edmund Kuempels proposed moratorium legislation is apparently dead in the the Seguin lawmaker is promising to find a solution during the upcoming spe cial We will continue to pursue other Kuempel said Wednesday afternoon about getting the morator ium law We will continue to find the solu tion beyond a shadow of a We will continue to work vigorously on pursuing House Bill 420 leaving r House Bill that called for a twoyear moratorium on the burning of hazardous waste in cement was tagged by John Wednesday during a Natur al Resources Committee meaning the bill will not see action before the regular session ends May Bill DSan was sponsoring House Bill 420 in the Senators have the authority to which is a procedure by which a sena tor can hold up the progress of a bill for 48 It could have passed perhaps if it had come over But when a bill comes over so late then its easy to kill it because of the tag said Judith who has Kuempel carry ing two of her hazardous waste bills in the said she still hopes that her legislation will pass before the session The concentration has to be on the two senate bills which are in the she As far as Im con cerned I still have Those bills are Senate Bill 350 and Bill 350 would prohibit the storing and burning of hazardous waste over the Edwards Aquifer unless it could be proven it was Bill 1393 is meant to ensure companies use the best avail able technology in burning hazardous waste in cement For a bill to be considered during a special session the governor must approve the By JAMIE LEE CAMPBELL Staff Writer The Shertz City Council met Tues day night to adopt resolutions and swear in new council We adopted a resolution for expressing our support of the wide ning of Interstate Highway 35 from San Marcos to the Coun ty City Manager Kerry Sweatt Sweatt said the council also swore in new members Barbara Mary Marsh and Kenneth Joe Potcmpa was sworn in as may or protcm for the next six In other city business The council discussed a tcnative date for the economic task force to tour the Other city business orga nizations also will be scheduled to Councilman Harold Hal Bald win declared June 15 Senior Citizens Appreciation Day in An attorney representing a dis missed city employee appeared before the The council told the attor ney he was out of order and he was advised to go through the proper route of Sweatt said the proper route of appeal would be through the city man Sweatt declined to identify the employee or the Schertz resident shares interest in old art form By JAMIE LEE CAMPBELL Staff Writer SCHERTZ China painting is an ancient The painter creates intri cate designs on porcelain and then preserves the work in a fiery The historic craft is alive and well in where it is practiced and taught by a local It has an old history that com es down from the the Ger the English they all have their own In Japan for a long time a family was obligated to but the families would not share their said noted China paint er Sakae Sue I like to teach it to young people Sawyer explained how and where she learned the You call it an oriental but I learned it from an American lady in Ive lived in Schertz for 27 said a native of Sawyer has been painting and doing exhibits for the past 15 years and sometimes gives lessons and Her work has been shown all over the United States and The artists work has been published in several international art Sawyer said China painting is dif ferent from oil painting and ceram ics and many other art Its different because you paint on a hard surface instead of on a Sawyer The paint is a special powder mixed with Sakae Sawyer will hold a free demonstration June 2 at the Schertz The demonstration is from 12 noon to 5 Sawyer invited everyone to come There will be door coffee and Sawyers favorite motifs arc peon birds and Areas unemployment rate rises By ROBERT STEWART Staff Writer Unemployment in the San Antonio metropolitan area rose for the second consecutive month in as the unemployment rate increased from Marchs percent to percent in This figure includes not only Bcxar County but all surrounding including The number of jobless in the San Antonio area increased by between March and April bringing total unemployment to in mid SM 3 Playing their part in Thursdays local disaster drill are New Braunfels Fire Chief Phil New Braunfels Untilities1 director of technical services Roger and a Department of Public Safety Photo by Erik Karlsson Flood scenario serves as local emergency exercise By ROBERT STEWART Staff Writer The city of New Braunfels was flooded by 16 inches of rain in four hours causing massive proper ty damage and loss of Not really it was only a The flood was a dis aster recovery simulation for the citys annual state mandated Emergency The New Braunfels Police Department at 111 Garden served as the Emergency Operations Center for the held from 9 to 12 noon Representatives were present from the Police Depart the Department of Public the New Braun fels Fire the National the Red New Braunfels the Public Works both school and This time were focusing on which we havent drilled on said Herb Emergen cy Management Coordinator for New Were dealing with rescuing people out of trees and assessing flood damage and A recovery drill assumes that the disaster itself is over and focuses on cleaning up the The team worked to resolve problems like power school children stranded in buses and a river search team that Other situations that had to be dealt with were trans portation from overcrowded transportation of supplies and issuing of credentials to citizens wanting to reenter disaster One problem we have is outoftown family mem bers wanting to get in and help Syring Public information officer Marsha Anderson kepi those concerned supplied with information through media releases on such issues as where to find shelters and the need to boil drinking weve got a really good operation said Paul New Braunfels city He pointed out lluit il was important for the city to be pre pared for everything from flooding to tornadoes and even possible military due to the proximity of military The main thing in an operation like this is that everybody understands the importance of working Grohman The exercise went better this year than last Syring We found some weaknesses in our plan and wo will update and refine I would give us a real high   

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