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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 7, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas New Braunfels 144 Serving NEW BRAUNFELS and COMAL COUNTY Home of Harrlf rung Friday June 1991 25 Cents One 18 Pages Stammtisch Best wishes The New Braunfels Herald Zttlung wishes happy birthday today to Eric Chris Seg Jan Butch Lillian Bob Muzny and Lance Happy birthday Saturday to Louis Paul Kevin Bill and Wil lis Belated best wishes to Leon Happy anniversary today to Kevin and Debbie Jeff and Dcnise Jacinto and Adeline Villarrcal and Donald and Louise Celebrating an anniversary and Hugo Know of a birthday or anniver sary Give our receptionist a call the day before at 6259144 wed like to share in the Discovery series Discover the fun of summer in New Braunfels at the annual Dis covery Series offered by the Child rens Beginning June 2 sessions begin Tuesday through Friday from 9 to Children between 6 and 12 years old take two classes each Classes range from wreath and to sewing and collage Admission is per week or a day if a child will not be attending all classes each Museum members pay a week or a To register call Commodities Due to the recent relocation of the San Antonio Food the distribution of USDA commodi ties have been canceled for the month of The next issue for Comal Cpun ty will be during the week of July For more information call 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 at Walnut Queens contest Girls attending Comal and New Braunfels independent school dis tricts who will be juniors in the coming school year are eligible to participate in this years Comal County Fair queens If you would like to take part contact 6256916 or 6254279 or Sponsors may be any civic business or 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 Tlllls autographs Music by Pam Johnny Dee the Rocket 88s and Clay Bloker and the Texas Honky Tonic Bond will be featured at Wasser See 2 Good Day The chance for thundershowers possibly providing some relief of forecasted highs in the 90s and lows in the 70s into the For weather see Page CLASSIFIED 1015 COMICS 8 CROSSWORD 3 DEAR ABBY 5 ENTERTAINMENT 7 HOROSCOPE 0 RELIGIOUS FOCUS 0 SPORTS fl1 0 TV LISTINGS 8 WEATHER 2 Going Auctioneer Daniel Herz is taxied around the warehouse of Glastron Incorported in New Braunfels Thursday as more than 900 lots of property were auctioned and more than 200 people signed up to A similar auc tions was held at a Glastron plant in North Photo by Stephanie Ferguson Celebration shaping up By JANINE GREEN Managing Editor New Bruunfels is set to ring in the Fourth of July in traditional fashion and close its celebration with a Organizers and prospective parti cipants gathered Thursday evening at the Knights of Columbus Hull to dis cuss details of the The day will begin with the 9 ringing of the bell atop the Comal County Courthouse as the Sophien burg Museum Archives hosts its traditional Independence Day cere mony on Main In addition to patriotic the Sophienburgs segment of the prog ram will include a miniparade around Main In addition to a group of antique this will include any body who has ever wanted to be in a said Sophicnburg director Clyde The only require ment is that you carry on American he Portions of that program will include an patriotic musi cal selections by local voice coach MaryBclh Smith and a performance by a German singing Charlene president of the Sophienburgs board of is overseeing the work of board mem bers in coordinating the first two hours of the One function will be the sale of cookies and drinks at oldfashioned set on the New Braunfels Utilities parking At 11 the program moves into the hands of the Welcome Home Troops led by Cheryl Wilton Warnecke and Pom See Page 2 Landa Park Scouted out Jonathan fore and Randall practice archery under the watchful eyes of camp staffer Roger Maher during the Scout camp Thursday at Landa Photo by Mark Warnken By MARK WARNKEN Staff Writer About 110 Scouts ore earning badges through swim fishing and nature study this week at the annual Ala mo Area Council Day Camp at Landa Secondthrough fifthgrade Wolf and Bear Cubs and Webelos from New Canyon Live Schem and Cibolp converged here for the which started Monday and ends About 20 troop lead ers and 20 Boy Scouts staffed the Thursday the diffe rent age groups were busy building bug practicing swimming ajid learning about fue safety two New Rraunfels An unfortu nate few dropped by the firstaid nurse station for treatment of minor scrapes and insect The finale of the which has the theme Under the Big is scheduled for 6 Parents will enjoy dinner while watching their wearing the costumes they created during the perform their ver sion of a threering An awards ceremony will follow at 7 We really have a good camp Camp Director Gail Hart tnan said The kids have and thats whats As part of the registration each Scout receives a mug and Planning for the annual event began in said who is director for the fourth straight Bills limits on distance raise query By STEPHANIE FERGUSON City Editor As Ann Richards signs into law her environmental bill law state officials and environ mental groups are beginning to pre dict how the new legislation will affect Officials arc how the known as Senate Bill will affect the proposal to store and burn hazardous waste as fuel at the BaJcones Cement Plant near New One regulation set out by the bill is a distance indicating no day care dedicated park or surface water body for drinking can be located within of a hazard ous waste Measurements are to be taken from a parameter not more than 75 feet from the edge of the prop osed Bernard and Tommye who have lived on Diulinger Road for more than 30 say their house may be located closer than mile of the Balcones Cement Plant where the Lafarge and its subsidiary Sys tech Environmental propose to store and bum hazardous Plant Manager Michel Edmont said there would have to be a clear deter mination made of whether a residence does fall within that There are some houses that might meet that from what I could Weisman said he believes his house is located within a quarter mile of the Steve spokesman for the Texas Air Control said agency officials would use maps from the appraisal district and surveying equip ment to measure the Bill spokesman for the Texas Water said it was too soon to answer questions about the distance Before Lafarge and Systech offi cials could store and burn hazardous waste at the Balcones Cement Plant they must secure permits from the If it is determined the Weisman house is located mile or less from the the Weismans say they will not sell their Tm not he Im planning on dying I built this house from its not for Theyre going to have to blow me out of here and I think there would be some consequences from that from the rest of my When the Weismans moved to New Braunfels in the Balcones Plant had not been State bill represents water consciousness ByMARKWARNKEN Staff Writer A law setting new state plumbing standards is expected to save 805 mil lion gallons of water per day by the year 2040 enough to fill the Hous ton Astrodome once every 13 hours according to the Texas Water Development Ann Richards was scheduled to sign die bill into law The measure by Ron and Carlos DCorpus will accel erate installation of more efficient shower heads and other It will prohibit the sale of certain inefficient plumbing fixtures after This will be the most significant water conservation bill ever said Russell general mana ger of the Edwards Underground Water The city of New Braunfels and New Braunfels Utilities have been planning in recent months a conserva tion ordinance that would establish measures closely resembling the city Planning Director Mike Shands said What were looking at is basically a statewide consciousness that water is a priority Shands Under the new state toilets installed in new or remodeled build ings may use only gallons of water per Thats the lowest volume toilet available on the Shands The industry standard is now although older homes and offices have older models that use five to seven gallons per The legis lation does not require retrofitting existing Toilets are where the greatest water savings will be Shands mostly because many other appliances and fixtures on the such as shower already are built with watersaving features because of consumer Although he hasnt seen the final version of the Shands said he expects guidelines about as strict as those the city has been the wording of the state legislation will be incorporated into the local ordinance expected tobe adopted later this Leroy general manager of the Austinbased Texas Water Conservation said the bill also includes guidelines for water restrictive shower urinals and sink A family of four with a maximum flow restriction shower head alone can save gallons per he NBU General Manager Bob Sohn said Thursday that while measures in the bill will force stricter water con servation statewide and while NBU will continue encouraging conserva tion by local the citys sur face water treatment plant under con struction at Canyon Lake will provide a second water in addition to ground water from the Edwards that soon will change NBUs whole concept of its a bill that esta blishes that the state is interested in total statewide conservation of and it does encourage entities under state jurisdiction to get involved with strict water The Associated Pices contributed to this report Heralds subscription rate up for first time in seven years Effective July the cost of a sub scription to the New Braunfels lleraldZeitung will rise for the first time since March 1984 more than seven In that said Editor and Publisher David The cost of virtually everything involved in pro ducing and delivering the llerald Zeitung has literally The two biggest expenses at any Sullens are news print and Certainly both those areas have seen drastic increases over a seven year Our situation is no different from that of every other business and individual in this day and Notices to be mailed next week to those whose subscriptions expire soon will urge those readers to renew before July 1 when the rate increase goes into Others wishing to extend their sub scription now before the new rate takes effect are welcome to do Sul lens Within Comal the cost of a one year subscription will go front to according to Circulation Director Coiul Ann A
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