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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 16, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas                                New Braunfels 150 Serving NEW BRAUNFELS and COMAL COUNTY Home of Ronald HL TX Hi Hi Orr 4fcr June 1991 75 Cents Three 46 Pages Stammtisch Best wishes The New Braunfels Herald Zeitung wishes happy birthday today to Rachclle Krystal Lynn Melinda Matthew Amcl Joey Eli Oerri Jesse Casey Ben Borchers and Lupe Marie Celebrating Monday birthdays are Kody Cory Nella Esme Fran cisco Unas Harrctt Lar ry Ernest Sotelo and Ricky Sotelo Belated birthday wishes to Pam Mario Priscilla Ann Dominguez and George Padilla Happy anniversary today to Kathy and Lupe Know of a birthday or anniver sary Give our receptionist a call the day before at 6259144 wed like to share in the Vaccines available Comal County Health Depart ment has received 50 doses of Pneumovac vaccine from the Tex as Department of Health for use in high risk This vaccine will be available for individuals age 65 or older who have never received the June from 14 has been set for administering the vaccine at the Health Department in the Comal County Courthouse on a first firstserved The fee is For more information call Garage sale Clear out the closets and bring those items to the old Krueger 472 San Antonio for the next five Saturdays for the Senior Citizens garage sale slated for July toys are just a few of the items to be gathered and sold to benefit the Comal County Senior Citizens Foundation Red Cross A special meeting of the McKenna Memorial Hospital Red Cross volunteers will be at 3 Monday in the hospital All hospital Red Cross volunteers are encouraged to attend and learn about a new program at Lake festival The sixth annual Hot Dam Cold Water Festival is slated for Friday and Saturday at Farm to Market 306 and the Guadalupe River next to the Maricopa Grounds open at 5 Friday and remain open until after the dance at mid On the grounds will be open from 11 to 1 For more information call Wade Russell at Smith to speak Congressman Lamar Smith will attend the New Braunfels Republican Womens Club annual covereddish dinner meeting June 24 at at Landa Park picn ic areas 4 and Bring spouse or guest and covered dish to serve 810 Class reunion Canyon High School Class of 1971 will celebrate its 20year class reunion from to June 29 in the Arts and Crafts Building of the Comal County For more informa call Queens contest Girls attending Comal and New Braunfels independent school dis tricts who will be juniors in the coming school year arc eligible to See Page 2A Good Day A 30 percent chance for rain is forecast today and with highs in the low lows in the low 70 and southeast winds at 510 mph For weather see Page Inside 1016C DEAR OPINIONS4A TV Silver Celebration Curtis chairman of the board of Guadalupe Valley Telephone helps unveil the mark er noting the 25th anniversary and rededication of Canyon Dam and Reservoir during the cermony Satur Please see related stories and Page 1 Photo by Mark Warnken Council members hope theirs will become letters of the law ByMARKWARNKEN Staff Writer New Braunfels City Council mem bers are sending letters to the Texas Water Commission and the Texas Air Control Board asking for immediate dismissal of a local cement plants application to bum toxic waste in the wake of a survey indicating the plants according to a new state is too close to three Mayor James Goodbread said council members agreed before last weeks meeting to send letters supporting dismissal of the Lafarge and Systech corporations permit request based upon a land survey that shows three residences within a half mile of the Balcones Cement Plant kiln where LafargcSystcch proposes to burn the The located on Wald Road just outside the city faces opposition from Securing a Future Environment a group of local residents who commis sioned the According to Senate Bill 1099 recently signed into law by Ann Richards facility will be allow ed to burn hazardous waste when located within a halfmile of a resi daycare cen dedicated park or surface water body for The Air Control Board and Water Commission have less than four months to draft rules to comply with the new the council will send a letter thanking the governor for signing the Goodbread Council Member Clinton Brandt Im very happy to hear that Senate Bill 1099 was signed by the and I hope that the people of SAFE along with the city now can work toward resolving this issue and putting it behind Im very pleased about the Lafarge issue and what weve dis cussed Council Member Paul Fraser Its just tremend Weve come a long SAFE representative Paul Pcnning ton gave an update to the council on SAFES activities to stop the Lafarge Systech plan during last Mondays council Penninglon said he has contacted the offices of state Judith Zaffi state Bill Sims and state Edmund Kucmple to request they also send letters to the two state agencies in support of immediate In lieu of the possibility that Lafarge might purchase the three resi they appear to be in an irreversible position in terms of want ing to bum toxic waste in New Braun Pcnnington I say appear because there are things that are unforeseen that could but I believe we have an opportunity to bring to a close this issue in our he A spokesman for the Balcones Cement plant last week said Lafarge has no intention of pulling its permit request because of the The plant never received a request for a surveyor to enter the plant said the who added that the company did not have enough infor mation to comment on the accuracy of the the spokesman Man held in bid to bring drugs to jail By STEPHANIE FERGUSON City Editor A San Antonio man remains in the Comal County Jail today on drug charges after he was caught allegedly attempting to smuggle heroin into the officials Eduardo Roblcs remains in jail in lieu of posting a bond on a charge of posses sion of hcrion under 28 Rodriguez was arrested Friday afternoon by undercover officers at the jail while he waited to visit a pris Officers said they received information he could be smuggling drugs into the facility around 3 via a balloon in his mouth and had obtained a search From previous officers said drugs have been smuggled into the jail by persons kissing and passing the balloon filled with drugs between each We had a couple of narcotics officers in the visitation Fortu nately the entire visitation area cleared out and he Rodriguez was Presentation of heritage resolution set Sdphienburg Museum and Arc hives officials are scheduled to pre sent to the New Braunfels City Coun cil on June 24 the state Legislatures recent resolution declaring the com munity a German Heritage Center in Museum officials drafted the resol ution and received statements of sup port from the the Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commer ce and the Comal County Commis sioners The chamber and com missioners also will be presented copies of the The resolution was one of our longrange Museum and Arc hives Director Clyde Blackman The designation will hopefully attract more visitors to the Another goal is to attract the inter est of philanthropic foundations that might financially support efforts to preserve and promote the communi tys German Blackman Judith co sponsored the resolution in the and Edmund cosponsored the measure in the The measure was adopted in the Senate on 29 and in the House on May The resolution is signed by Bob Bullock and Speaker of the House Gib The in reads situated along the con fluence of the Comal and Guadalupe the picturesque town of New Braunfels retains the German influ ence of its earliest beginnings in 1845 when Texas was emerging as a new state in the United States and the German settlers arrived on Good March under the leadership of Prince Carl of commis sioner general of the Adclsvcrein Soc which was for financing German colonists and See Pago 2A Teens reasons make hers SuperDad New Braunfels man given merchants prizes Why should Walter Zech of New Braunfels be regarded Super Dad of the Year My dad works very hard for money to support my and my brother and wrote his 14yearold daughter in her entry in the Super Dad competition sponsored by the New Bruurtfels lleraldZeitunx and Comal Flower She went on to say He loves me very much and helps me in every way he He encourages me to do whats right and to finish He wants more than anything for us to just be He makes things run smoothly here at home and our family and I are very proud of him and very happy that he is our I wish every family had a Super Dad like I love him so said HeidiJo who works as a longhaul truck driver for Tyson said he was very surprised to learn he had won because he didnt even know shed entered the con He made his trip to the Herald offices to pick up his prizes a family Local businesses participating in the Super Dad effort include Padesh Johnson Vol Ibrechts New Brautfels Chol letts Mens and Ladies First Comal Flower Furniture Consignment Goepf Jewel ers and Makiu Waves sitting by himself at that said a spokesman for the Comal County Sheriffs They braced this guy and presented him with the search warrant and as they did he began to try to swallow and one of the officers attempted to restrain him and failed to do Afterward officials received an evidentiary warrant from District Judge Robert Pfcuffer to have Rodri guezs stomach pumped at McKenna Memorial The spokesman said after his stomach was officers retrieved grams of herion in the We want to let those folks know that are involved in this type of thing that we are going to continue to do the spokesman We are going to stop it one way or the We have that Not only can we get search warrants but we have the right to search belongings and things as they attempt to come into the Last week drugs were found in the jail and two inmates were charged with possession of those Walter F Zech and daughter HeidiJo The temperature continues to with now col lected for Seniors Center of Comal County Senior sizzle Fund drive add another 6 Since has been added to the fund drive for the new Seniors Center of Comal bringing the total to New contributors include Cornerstone Donors Eddie and Martha Skelton and Ralph and Foundation Donors Up to Byron and Theodora Dil William and Genevieve Evelyn and Nelson Nolle and Ellen Business Capstone Donors Doeppcnsc hmidt Funeral Home and New Braunfels Rotary Business Foundation Donors Up to Comal Post 179 of American Eberhard Lum ber and Hill Country Store Susie Memorials By Etta for Bruno By Letha Dewitt for Sue Haynes Jack Hay nes sister of Alvin and by Leiha Dewilt for Ruth Galloway Pauline Bateys sister of We have been extremely remiss in not mentioning one of our greatest contributors in the time and talent Arnold Sandy   

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