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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 24, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas New Braunfels 134 Serving NEW BRAUNFELS and COMAL COUNTY Home of Robert Klmball Friday May 1991 25 Cents One 16 Pages i District 4 to cast runoff ballots Best wishes The New Drauttfels llerald Zeltung wishes happy birthday today to Edward Mary Jacint6 Jay Vil larrcal Susana Alfredo Varela Ernest Castillo Pat Donna Jose Jack Elaine Fernando Easter May Christina Sotclo and Carlos Ayala Celebrating birthdays Saturday ore Cindy Angelica DC La Cerda and April Belated best wishes to James and Tammy Happy anniversary today to Moses and Socorro Celebrating an anniversary Saturday arc Betty Jo and Pat Know of a birthday or anniver sary Give our receptionist a call the day before at 6259144 wed like to share in the Street closings Closed from 7 to 5 today for repairs arc Hackbcrry Avenue from Katy to Sau Antonio streets and Bridge and Mill streets from Live Oak to Mcs quite Middle school party Endofschool party for Canyon and New Braunfcls middle school students will be this Saturday from 710 at the Elks The party is sponsored by the Boy Scout Troop Door prizes will be givep away and a San Antonio DJ will provide the music and a light Admission is For more information call Jeff Mund at Parade meeting The committee heading up the 4th of July parade in New Braun fels is inviting civic organizations and other interested persons to attend a planning session at 7 Wednesday at the Knights of Col umbus 111 Landa Republicans meet Assistant District Attorney Robert Fisher will be the guest speaker at the Republican Mens Club of Comal County His topic will be Taxpayers Should be The meeting will be at the Guadalupc Valley Tele phone Coop at All members and prospective mem bers arc For more infor mation call 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 Krcativc Louises Beauty Coif fure dc Das Schone Felger Fclger Friends Makin Terrys Beauty Rosies Hair The Perfect Retreat Ruths Hair and in Nancy Thompsons Hair The Cutlery and The Ultimate Dif Ticket sales Available through Monday at Canyon High School are tickets to three upcoming The CHS Senior a fajita wagon at Rocking R River Rides See Page 2 Good Day Through the Memorial Day a forecast of highs near 88 lows near 72 is marred only by the slight chance of In New BraunfeU the high was 86 and the overnight low was For more weather see Page Inside DEAR RELIGIOUS TV By STEPHANIE FERGUSON City Editor New Braunfels residents living in District 4 will be going to the polls this Saturday to select a new City Council Voting is between 7 and 7 at Eagles Three hundred and twenty six registered voters already have voted absentee in the runoff Paul Fraser a retired Marine and Susan a local school are both running for the posi tion held by Eddie who lost his bid for reelection to the two can didates in the May 4 In that election Fraser received the majority of the votes with 332 Curtis received 205 and Temple received Both Fraser and Curtis say they are opposed to the storing and burning of hazardous waste in New and both have plans for economic development in New I think we need to have a motto in this town that New Braunfels excels where other towns Fras er Recently I was asked the question Curtis Fraser what I would do about the half empty stores and the half empty shopping centers around And the response of that is that they are not half empty they are half Fraser And the sooner we start think ing positively like that then we will start to promote our town in the way we I think theres a way that we can keep the quaintness of our town and preserve the legacy and at the same time But it doesnt come with heavy industry burning toxic he Curtis said she has a number of plans for developing downtown and New We need to find a way to fill these Rock wall Orval Kirkham chips away at his putting up the rock face that will adorn a portion of the hew Seniors Center of Comal now being remodeled on Landa Photo by Erik Karlsson Kuempel doubts bills revival in a committee unable to vote on measure By STEPHANIE FERGUSON City Editor State Edmund KucmpcPs hazardous waste moratorium considered dead for this legislative may get another chance to survive this but the Scguin lawmaker isnt betting on Its cold said who made an attempt yesterday after noon to revive the known as House Bill I think its all The calling for a twoyear moratorium on the burning of ous waste in cement was passed in the House of Representatives And it was blocked Wednes day in the Senate Natural Resources Committee when John Lec tagged the known as House Bill Senators have the authority to There are lots of options that well be exploring said Edmund which is a procedure by which a sena tor can hold up the progress of a bill for 48 And since the end of the session is Monday all bills must be reported out of committee by mid night today to be considered before the end of the session by either the House or Kuempel said he got Lccdorn to remove his unfriendly meaning he Leedom doesnt agree with the Bill who is the chair man of the Natural imme diately put a friendly tag on And while theres any type of tag nobody else can tag He Sims called for a committee hearing he turned the chair over to another person so he could pull his tag and immediately laid it HB 420 out so that precluded anybody from tagging it So it went to a committee hearing and we got Kuempel I was not a happy camper with all of the he DSan and Ken DVictoria voted for the bill while four of the other mem bers voted against the bill and one member was present but did not Judith sits on the Natural Resources Committee but was not at the hearing Thursday The bill is now pending before the committee and maybe we can get the votes she said late I just dont Its worth a Zaffirini said she was in another committee hearing and was unable to attend the Natural Resources hearing when the vote was Im shocked that nobody told me that the bill was going to be she 1 think that it was just Kuempel said he will pursue the bill again during the special There are all kinds of things that we can he Well try to put it back on during the special have the governor put it back on a There are lots of options that well be exploring and trying to vacant office spaces and a lot of that can be done by using those properties perhaps trying to develop what they call economic enterprise she adding the zones would create feasible locations for specific Curtis also said Downtown New Braunfels should continue to The downtown is our window to the When people come to visit us thats the first thing they see and they remember our little she We need to upgrade those businesses down there and make them as attractive as Students success offers hope By ROBERT STEWART Staff Writer In Monica Castro was think ing about blowing off school and hei She admits she didnt care that she was failing classes and didnt think her teachers cared She was in eigih grade at the At that New Braunfels Middle School was just starting an office voca tional program with classes aimed at keeping kids in school who may have been ready to drop Monica enrolled in the Castro to tell the I was fail I had straight Fs in every she said at the Then everything was Castro provided a ray of hope to many struggling students according to Celia teacher of the Voca tional Office Coordinated Training Program at New Braunfels Middle The program gave her the will to take charge of her It made her feel belter about herself and inspired her to look towards the Monica now has work ed stuck with the program and is now a senior who will be graduating from New Braunfels High School this My mom and dad arc really proud because Im the first in the family to she Monica presently works in the afternoons at the Don Maxwell Chev rolet Geo dealership in New Braun fels as part of a workstudy Monica is a very conscien tious young woman that any employer would be glad to Don Maxwell I really love my job and the people I work Castro I really want 10 have a business Castro said she hopes 10 find money for further vocational training in computers and office administra Things are always changing in the business You have to keep she She hopes to find work in the New Brauniels Monica also says that she couldnt have succeeded without Bor iacks support and failh in You know President Bush talks about the points of Boriack Truly this is such an Panel ponders mans bid to keep tiger By JAMIE LEE CAMPBELL Start Writer Banter on Bengal tigers filled the chamber during Thursdays meeting of the Comal County Commissioners Does anyone know anything about the lion County Judge Carter Casteel Precinct 4 Commissioner Morris Moe Schwab was ihc only commis sioner to Theres enough lion lying going Sheriff Jack Hiemer added he didnt warn to have anything to do with the The lion under discussion is a 700jwund Bengal tiger owned by Bulverde resident Kenneth Black received it temporary restraining order Monday mat prc Communications Club expects busy weekend By JAMIE LEE CAMPBELL Stall Writer The New Braunfels Emergency Communkaiiom Club is gearing up for Memorial Day Well be working the hot We expect to poplc this Memorial said Ernie president of ihe Well be out on Canyon Lake ami River The clubs information cower is at a gatehouse on River We huvc a radio at the gate so that if any outfitters have trouble they can Then we have our control person call one of our Hassold Hassold All my units are connected into the radio and I can dial I can call the fire department or any law enforcement agency Hassold Were gonna have bunches of deputy sheriffs up there and WORD Water Oriented Recreation District will have river Hassold said the Emergency Conuiiunicaiium Club assists law enforcement agencies and helps with seaches and rescues along the vents Comal County officials from removing the exotic A portion of the endangered species act was used in arguments to keep the Black said he moved from is pre vious residence when Bexar County officials demanded he remove his Conutl County officials are making the same Precinct 2 Commissioner Neil Cruigmile commented on the situa We dont want to destroy the animal but its not a house It needs to be Craigmile said other residents do not enjoy living next to a 700to 800pound He There will be another court appearance in Comal County Court on June In other county business The court approved the concept of an escrow account for The builders money is held til con struction projects are This would ensure that the County can complete projects if developers falter in their The escrow concept would also allow developers to earn interest off thief money while its tied Commissioners approved the roads built in Eden The court also approved the Rocky Creek subdi vision Phaztj 5 project near Fannto Market Road Both sites are in Schwabs
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