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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 11, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas                                New Braunfels BEST AVAILABLE COPy A 146 Serving NEW BRAUNFELS and COMAL COUNTY Home of Robert titling ert and Anita Tuesday June 1991 25 Cents One 10 Pages Best wishes The New Braurtfels Herald Zeitung wishes happy birthday today to Chris Marilyn Melissa Arlon Robert Chris Gerald Mari lyn Schmidt and Felix Velpz Belated best wishes to Laura Happy anniversary today to Robert and Anita Alvarez Know of a birthday or anniver sary Give our receptionist a call the day before at 6259144 wed like to share in the Happy birthday The Childrens Museum in New Braunfels was 5 years old June 6 and will celebrate that milestone tonight at with a potluck sup per at the museum in the Courtyard off Interstate Dress is Street closings Lakeview from Klingemann to Eden Home will be closed today while a water main is Senior services Community Council of South Central Aging Program has many services available for the senior citizens of Comal One service of the CCSCT Aging Program is a low cost meal served at noon at the citizens centers located in New Braunfels and Garden for homebound senior citi zens alsd are For more call Boy Scout dinner The Alamo Area Boy Scouts of America will sponsor its 10th annual Good Dinner June 25 at the Wyridham This years honoree will be Roger chief executive officer of Diamond Shamrocki He will receive the award Which is pre sented to an individual through activity andservice within or nation has been a good Tables of 8 are available for a Individual tickets are For more information All proceeds from the dinner will support Scouting programs in 13 South Texas Smith to speak Congressman Lamar Smith will attend the New Braunfels Republican Womens Club annual covereddish dinner meeting June 24 at atLanda Park picn ic areas 4 and Bring spouse or guest and covered dish to serve 810 Crime The Crime Wptch organization al meeting for River Oaks property owners has been rescheduled for June 13 at at Ben Friedels Bring lawn July 4 activities American Legion Post is planning a number of activities for the July 4th After the parade to welcome home Desert Storm troops the post home at the corner of Coll and Academy streets will to the Lunch will bq available either to eat there or take Music will be provided by Texas Country from 612 Dqsert Storm veterans will be admitted Proceeds from the events will enable the American Legion to continue the support of all Discovery series Discover tpe fun of summer in New Braunfels at the annual Dis 2A Good Day Partly clqudy slight chance of rain mis afternoon and The high temperature Monday was 85 and the recorded pvemight low was For weather seej Page Intldr DEAR TV Council fronts money for fireworks Dave Clark failed to pursuade council members to amend an ordinance to allow him to sell ice cream on the streets of New Photo by Mark Warnken Council melts ice cream vendors plans By MARK WARNKEN Staff Writer New Braunfels City Council on Monday unanimously denied a request from an ice cream vendor to sell his wares on city Dave a 12year resident of New Braunfels whose former private wallcovering contracting business fell victim to difficult economic asked council members to amend a 1987 ordinance that bans on street A few weeks Clark was laid off as sales director of a local manufacturing which cited the economy as the reason for the pink To earn a Clark recently used his savings to buy a custommade ice cream vehicle from which he sells prepackaged ice cream novelty He said his street legal bright yellow vehicle has exten sive safety features and wasnt involved in any accidents during its prior 13 years of He requested the right to drive his truck slowly through residential but not to set up in any single he sells his products mostly to summer camp participants outside the City Planning Director Mike Shands said the current ordinance restricting street vending in part results from a vendor parking near a local school and causing traffic and safety problems several years Since New Braunfels street vendors have been allowed only to sell from commercial property where parking and restrooms are with the property owners If Clarks request were the city would be flooded with vendorpermit Shands which would create an public health and trafficsafety New Braunfels likely would gen erate considerable vendor traffic dur ing the summer tourist Even a fee per permit probably wouldnt pay for the city inspectors that would be Shands Unauthorized vendors continue to cause problems after occasionally slipping into the city until caught by city Shands For one unauthorized barbecue vendor last summer caused health problems by selling bad food here and then he Street vending is unfair to existing businesses that pay Shands adding that he believes public streets shouldnt be used as a private Shands This is not free This is subsidized Shands I think if we allow this to we do an injustice to our businesses located here who have paid who do have who do have a commitment to the city To allow someone to set up in front of them is Clark said the city could set up guidelines similar to those in San Houston and Austin to avoid problems with such as allow ing only the sale of prepackaged items and not allowing vendors near schools or major Im just trying to Im driving vehicles that are 10 years My house needs a I dont really want to I want to stay in Clark You cant just say We expect to have We have had said Mayor James Council Member Clinton Brandt made the motion to deny the citing safety concerns in residential I sympathize with you on this investment you have made in this Brandt we all have hard but my greatest con cern is for the safety of the people of the Looking at this even though you are talking about pulling up along side the you will have to get and youll be on the street and the children will follow you onto the Council members questioned Clark who said he has been planning his current venture for about six years about why he didnt investigate city restrictions thoroughly before making the Clark said he plans to ask local bus See 2 Jaycees urged to scale back July 4 display By MARK WARNKEN Staff Writer The New Braunfels City Council on Monday voted 52 to contribute up to toward the annual New Braun fels Jayceessponsored July Fourth fireworks Council members agreed to subsid ize the Jaycees efforts to raise for the annual event up to if needed but also urged the communityservice organization to consider scaling back the fireworks display this year and make every attempt to raise the entire amount themselves without needing taxpayer The city previously included a fireworks expenditure in the 199192 but allocation required prior council Its hard for me to vote to spend of the taxpayers money in 20 and I love those fireworks as much as anybody said Mayor James I wish we could come up with the funds through a pri vate The Jaycees pledge to raise at least for the event through the orga nizations fundraising events and from local corporations and Jaycee representative Terry Mitchell told the I dont really consider the fire works display just a 20minute explo Mitchell Its a traditional thing thats been going on for 20something People look for ward to Theres lots of intangible things people get out of the fireworks Its not something physical like a ditch repairedor a pothole Potential financial backing from the city gives the Jaycees another year to try to secure corporate or other spon sorship before having to consider canceling the The Jaycees havent been able to raise more than half the the past three years because of the tough economic Mitchell Council Member Loraine Kraft reluctantly supported the but challenged the Jaycees to try to keep the costs perhaps through a less elaborate I have a difficult time voting for when I see so many other Kraft Mayor Pro Tem Ramon Chapa and council members Clinton Bill Arnold and Paul Fraser also voted in while Goodbread and Coun cil Member Rudy Seidel voted against the In other the council voted unanimously to table consideration of an amendment to a lease agreement with the Comal County Fair Associa 2 POLICE ROUNDUP Missing tubers located By ROBERT STEWART Staff Writer Comal County Sheriffs Depart ment officers searched for several hours Sunday night for three peo ple reported missing in the Guada lupe State Park says Chief Deputy Wayne Two men mid one woman who hud been tubing on the Guadalupe River were reported missing when they failed to exit the river at a designated outfitters pickup Hoherz The three eventually were found walking up lie he They were found We had quite a few officers on overtime pay that had continued searching from the evening he Vehicle recovered A stolen 1988 Chevrolet iwo door automobile was recovered on Wald Road Sunday by Deputy Mark according to Chief Deputy Wayne The vehicle had been stolen in New It was towed to the New Braunfels Police Department for Auto burglaries Burglaries of automobiles appear to be on lite increase with the advent of summer as evidenced by several incidents this week in Comal County reported by the Sheriffs officials There were two car burglaries Sunday at the Natural Bridge Caverns parking lot on Farm to Market Road WuSamuel ShiouhGuang of Texas reported tc officers that someone broke into his 1991 Mazda sometime between and and stole a Panason ic Camcorder valued at Tim Turley of Pasadena reported that while visiting the caverns between and his 1988 Ford was bro ken Losses include a a a stereo cassette player and accessories with a total value of I cant believe people leave things like camcorders in the pas senger comportment of a Hoherz He said that citizens should lake cure to secure items that would be tempting to a Another vehicle burglury occurred in Siamville behind a pizza Bruce Dilworlh says that some lime Sunday someone shuttered the drivers side window of his Chevrolet with a rock and look two speakers valued at CISD public hearing Wednesday By ROBERT STEWART Staff Writer The Comal Independent School District will conduct a public hearing Wednesday in the Central Administration Building Board School officials will discuss ihc use of Chapter 2 funds at the school dis trict for the coming The Chapter 2 program involves funds that go to every school district from the federal government to improve educational The individual school districts then decide where this money should be used to supplement specific academic prog ram needs in that particular according to Carol CISD assis tant superintendent for We have targeted math programs at Hall lazy days of sultry days of summer are here for awhile so local residents as well as visitors find some relief in the cool waters of the Comal Todays high is expected to reach close to 90 degrees with a slight chance of afternoon Photo by Stephanie Ferguson   

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