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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 6, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas                                New Braunfels 143 Best wishes The New Braunfels Herald Zeitung wishes happy birthday today to Ed Jason Rachel Alex Cabal Edna Colleen Milton Sonny Ray Angclo Joan ne Diane Yolanda Ortega and Claudio Belated best wishes to Kenneth Roy Seidcl Happy anniversary today to Jesus and Erlinda and Abraham Jcnlsch and Margaret and Dale Know of a birthday or anniver sary Give our receptionist a call the day before at 6259144 wed like to share in the Thursday concerts Concerts in the Park series con tinues at the Landa Park Dance Slab at today with an appearance by Johnny Pfcil and Grucnes a country The concerts are In conjunction with the concert the Wasscrfcst carnival will open for tonight rides at The carnival is located on the Wurstfcst grounds adjacent to the park and will be in operation from 6 to Childrens food and beverages will be The carnival will continue from 6 to 10 Friday and 10 to 10 Saturday as part of Was For more call the Wurstfest office at Car wash Members of the a New Braunfels girls softball will conduct a car wash to raise funds for a trip to the state Hours will be 10 to 4 Saturday at 993 Highway 81 Hunting course New Braunfels Parks and Recre ation Department is cosponsoring a Hunter Education Safety Course with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Classes will be from 6 to June 18 and 20 at the Landa Recreation The course is mandatory for hunters born after Fee is due on the first class Preregistration is required and will be accepted at the park office through June For more call Defensive driving The Schertz Senior Citizen Cen ter will ofer a defensive driving class June For more informa tion or to sign call 512 Rummage sale On Our Lady of Per petual Help Catholic Church will sponsor a unique dualbenefit rum mage sale in the church Funds for the church will be raised through the rental of tables and 10by8foot spaces at a cost of Participants can make money for themselves by what they The sale will be from 8 to 4 Saturday and is open to the For more call The church is located at 138 Austin Food bank thanks food bank Saturday will celebrate its third anniversary and honor its volunteers with a See Page 2 Good Day Partly cloudy afternoons and a chance for thundershowers accom pany u forecast that puts the high in the 90s and the low in the 70s today and High in New Braunfels Wednesday was 92 and the over night low was For weather see Page Inside DEAR TV Serving NEW BRAUNFELS and COMAL COUNTY Home of Robert rung t Boehle Thursday Juno 1901 25 Cents One 10 Pages Stammtisch Assessment will simply provide facts State Edmund Kuempel discusses a variety of legislative issues in a Wednesday meeting of the New Braunfels Rotary Photo by David Sullens Ethics legislation not solution says By DAVID SULLENS Editor and Publisher Ethics will not ensure ethical State Edmund said here speaking at the weekly meeting of the New Braunfels Rotary said the ethics reform bill passed in the just concluded regular session of the Texas Legislature is he went Ill tell you one thing If youre going to be cihical youre going to be ethical and if youre going to be unethical youre going to be But the great thing about ii is thai yall elect every one of us Kuempel briefed the local civic group on the various major issues with which the 72nd Legislature On the Scguin lawmaker Tigers fate still awaits court action By JAMIE LEE CAMPBELL Staff Writer The tiger trouble in Comal Coun ty A Bulverde man has been asked by county officials to remove his pel Well proceed to remove the said County Attorney Nathan This whole thing is a he referring to the recent sale of the tiger to one of the owners Rhienlandcr said Kenneth Black sold the Bengal tiger to Thomas Caldwcll in an attempt to circumvent a valid court The new owner called the New Braunfels HeraMZeiiung Wednes day to present his point of Im going to sue for Caldwell Im going to prove the law the county made is vague and When asked to explain his Caldwell The county has been put on notice thai if they my property without due process of law I will Culdwell also said he was not informed of any previous judgements in the I just bought the tiger on the 10th of he Rheiiilander expressed his thoughts on ihe matter by Well file a motion of contempt and we will remove the The two school districts you have in Comal County are damn fine school districts and Ill tell you Uicyre the envy of the What youre going to sec in edu cation is equity Comal Independent School Dis trict is going to get Theres no doubt about Theyre probably going to lose million the New Braunfels because its per pupil wealth is so is going to do pretty The education legislation finally Kucmpcl is far from But the the appointment of a master to oversee education in the he chilled me to the Of insurance he The two basic things we wanted to do is stabilize the insurance industry and then to make it more On Kuempel We cannot build jails fast enough to hold all the people who need to be he Somewhere weve got to face up to the factthat hose prisoners in the county jails are our we dont have the money right now and the counties dont This countrys overriding quest for Kuempel has led to its environmental Were going to have to find ways to reduce the waste thats related to that he The major thrust is going to have to be waste reduction by the As he opened his Kuem pel told the New Braunfels Its a pleasure to be with Its always a pleasure to get out of Austin and get back to New Braunfels or Seguin or By STEPHANIE FERGUSON City Editor When San Antoniobased South west Research Institute decided to perform a risk assessment of the stor ing and burning of hazardous waste at the Balcones Cement it was after a lot of an official We went through a lot of I soulsearching before we took said Michael assistant director of environmental engineering for the We talked MacNaughton this all over whether or not we could do a study that would in fact be reflec tive of how we do business that we would not be looked at as being a flunky of MacNaughton was the guest speak er Wednesday night of the Concerned Citizens Coalition at Victoria Bank and He discussed the process of performing a risk assessment for Lafarge and its subsidiary Sys tech Environmental Corporation officials hired South west Research in March to study the potential impact on health and the environment from storing and burn ing hazardous waste at the Balcones Cement located outside of the New Braunfels city Our job is tolay out theifactSv MacNaughton Our job is not to come to you at the end of this study or come to the plant and say this is a good project or this is a bad Thats a decision that you the com munity have to make and for the regu latory agencies to Lafarge and Systech officials who maintain the proposed project is safe to the environment and public health have put their permits to store and burn waste on hold while the assessment is being MacNaughton said a study plan for the assessment is now being reviewed by a technical oversight panel com prised of professors from Louisiana State University of Texas and University of Western Panel members are not affiliated with the Institute or After the study plan is released will then decide to have the plan executed or will drop the MacNaughton They will not have the prerogative to make any changes to the study he The study if funds the will begin in July and take approximately nine months to he The study is a paper study and could cost up to to MacNaughton While the study is Mac Naughton said researchers will look at information from state and federal regulatory records from Lafarge and Systech and documenta tion provided by interested such as from members of Securing a Future During the researchers will look at the issue of storing and burn ing waste near the Edwards transportation of emissions from onsite by product1 analysis and effects from burning hazardous waste on tourism and property MacNaughton said he is willing to discuss the study with any residents of New Braunfels and already has dis cussed the project with members of Friends for Rivers and the Natural Resources Committee of the Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Planning session tonight The New Braunfels Welcome Home Troops Committee is getting geared up for the Fourth of July old fashioned picnic and I just wanted to remind everybody our meeting is said Cheryl committee Its at 7 at the Knights of Columbus We already have some musicians and dancers signed up to Scott She noted that there still is plenty of room for a variety The celebration will be held on the Comal County Food and game booths are planned and activi ties will include entertainment and a fireworks Scott said a variety of local See Page 2 Hamlets owner gets stock answer Hamlet may soon lose the right to stroll through his owners yard in New The potbellied pig has been the subject of a debate on an 1896 ordinance prohibiting livestock in the city File Photo By ROBERT STEWART Staff Writer To be or not to be That was the question facing Hamlet the pig in court At issue was the pets right to be a New Braunfels Hamlets Jackie was found guilty in Comal County CourtatLaw of keep ing livestock in the city in violation of city ordi The jury assessed a fine for the The maximum allowable fine would have been Goodwin bought Hamlet almost a year ago at the suggestion of a friend who knew she liked The pig is neutered and cared for by a vet erinarian just like any household according to Hamlet is a Vietnamese potbellied a small variety that has created a new fad of keep ing them as household pets in some The Austin City Council recently amended that citys livestock ordinance to allow the pigs to be kept as pets The New Braunfels City Council shot down an attempt to change the local ordinance with a 43 vote on April with Mayor Amo Becker casting the tiebreaking Concerns were expressed about the Humane Society not having adequate facilities or training to handle new kinds of The New Braunfels ordinance has been on the books since This latest trial came about as the result of the appeal of an earlier conviction in Municipal We decided this case strictly on the wording of the Jury Foreman Dennis Mar bach said in a statement to the Personal feelings say maybe the ordinance should be Goodwin plans an appeal and another attempt to go before the the which has some new members and a new It could be that Goodwin may have to say sweet City flushing out information on toilets ByMARKWARNKEN Slatt Writer City of New Braiuifels officials are studying possible ordinances that would require waterefficient toilets in new homes and in remodeled Mike New Braunfels plan ning has been examining the issue since recently serving as a mem ber of an Edwards Underground Water Districtsponsored task force of plumbing industry represen tatives and area city officials that dis cussed legislation and ordinances encouraging waterefficient The Edwards Underground Water District formed the task force in March following a seminar last Cities sending representatives to the task force meeting included New San Universal San Antonio and Hol lywood The task force drafted a model ordi nance requiring efficient plumbing in new construction and remodeling from wliich the cities can craft their own New Braunfels is studying the model ordinance and gathering input from local plumbers tuid from New Braunfels Utilities on the impact of requiring bathroom toilets thai use only gallons of water per compared to the current standard three to 3V4 Shands NBU would feel the effects of such an ordinance in the long run because customers will use less because lowvolume toilets currently   

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