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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 27, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas New Braunfels HBIH 4PR 1MB fA 158 Serving NEW BRAUNFELS and COMAL COUNTY Home of Qall Qrohman Thursday June 1991 25 Cents One 12 Pages Stammtisch Best wishes The New Braunfels Herald Zctiung wishes happy birthday today to Ous Nichols Gra Manucla Clarence Nicole Marjor ic Tina Louise Car men Lawrence John Kovalcik and Cory Belated birthday greetings to David Happy anniversary today to Craig and Shelley Schulle and Car los and Velma Know of a birthday or anniver sary Give our receptionist a call the day before at 6259144 wed like to share in the Book sale Friends of Dittlinger Memorial Library arc collecting used paper back and hardbound records and puzzles for the annual October book Get those over stuffed bookshelves cleaned Donations directly benefit the library through acquisitions and programs funded by the Bring donations to the library or call Douma at 6293048 for No textbooks or maga AAUW membership American Association of Uni versity Women members who have not yet renewed their mem bership for the 199192 year should try to do so by June 30 to be included in the initial AAUW branch and national membership All graduates of an accredited college or university are urged to Fdr more information call Joyce Henderson at 6253629 or Air Force tour Randolph Air Force Base will offer citizens an opportunity to view its operation during a tour slated for June 28 at 9 The first stop on the approximately twohour tour is the Taj the base headquarters which includes a 700scat movie theater and a gallon water Other features of the tour include a look at an aircraft main tenance the aircraft simu lators and both flight Visitors will see the 12th Flying Training Wings pilots and mechanics in Reservations arc Call or Soccer team The Crossfire Soccer Team will sponsor a garage sale and bake sale June 29 from 9 to 6 at the Weekend Flea Market located on FarmtoMarkct Discovery series Children can learn the answers to many questions in this weeks Discovery Scries at the Childrens Museum in New Registration for morning work shops are from Tues day through Children from 612 years old arc invited to partij cipate in two classes each Parents pick up the youngsters at This weeks classes will focus on stained sew ing gingerbread mak popsicle stick flags and water color For more informa tion call Park concerts The 7th Annual Concerts in the Park scries continue Thursday at at lie Landa See Page 2 Highs in the 90s and lows in the 70s still bracket a forecast that includes southeasterly winds at 1015 partly cloudy conditions and a 20 percent chance of late evening Such conditions are forecast through In New Brnimfcls the high was 92 degrees and the overnight low wus For more weather please see Page CLASSIFIED 1012 COMICS 8 CROSSWORD 3 DEAR ABBY 6 HOROSCOPE 9 KALEIDOSCOPE 6 SCRAPBOOK 7 SPORTS i10 TV U8TINQS 8 WEATHER 8 LCRA opposes audit suggestion Board passes resolution against privatization of powergenerating ByMARKWARMKEN The LCRA board of directors auditors produced a report quasistate Bleier A sello X 1 4 I assets Comptroller John Sharps state budgetstashing audit report suggests the state privatize most electric powergenerating assets of the Lower Colorado River a move the LCRA board unanimously opposes in a resolution passed Sharps report recommends the Le gislature set up a blueribbon panel to study the feasibility of privatizing LCRAs nonhydroelectric opera said Terry leader of the Comptrollers natural resources audit The LCRA board of directors passed a resolution Wednesday op posing any study of possible sale of LCRAs three coal and natural gas power which generate 97 per cent of the agencys LCRA spokesman Robert Cullick The officials blasted the privatiza tion saying there is no valid purpose in such a which would be unfair to area residents whose rates have built the system for more than 50 Five months of work by 100 state auditors produced a report with moneysaving changes and fee increases that could total around billion over the next two years if the Legislature follows all the The plan has been hailed by state officials as a possible alternative to a huge tax increase or an income tax when they start draft ing a twoyear budget during a special legislative session next The audit report recommendation docs not specifically estimate the amount such a sale would bring the which set up and oversees the quasistate There is the argument that rate payers using the states resources water have had a break and paid less because of the Lower Colorado River she Cullick said his version of the audit report says the sale could net the state between million and after the system is sold and its debts This onetime state which Cullick doubt would end up being that would leave area ratepay ers with higher rates he A selloff would be a great injus tice to the citiajtts of Central Texas who built this system front the bottom said Mark LCRA general They paid for it in their monthly Now the govern mem in which never put a cent into the wants to take it from Sale of LCRA electric assets would mean a dramatic rise in electric rates for Central Texans perhaps as much as 40 Rose Theres no quick money to be1 Ready to conduct you on a miniature train ride around scenic Landa Park in Dick He is a nineyear veteran of the popular park Photo by Annalies Schlickenrieder in stolen property located By ROBERT STEWART Staff Writer The Comal County Sheriffs De partment has recovered an estimated in property stolen from the Railway Shop on Farm to Market Road 2252 in southern Cbmal according to Chief Deputy Wayne The burglary of the nonhabitation occurred sometime between June 18 and June he Acting on a tip Detective James Emory discovered stolen mer Ghandise ihiaSarfi shop A juvenHfe suspect Has been ar rested and warrants have been issued for adult Hbherzsaidl The consisting of heavy duty wrenches and other tools used for railroad has been returned to the owners and there is a possibility that organized crime charges could be filed against the Hoherz The thought to be from San had pawned the mer chandise for Emory Sometimes it should be obvious to the pawn shops that people are trying to pawn stolen he Southwestern Bell adds zip to phone books By ROBERT STEWART Staff Writer Southwestern Bell Telephone is adding zip to the New Braun fels phone book to be distributed in For the first Southwestern Bell is listing ZIP codes with addres ses in the residential and business white according to Doyle Be area manager for SWB external Listing ZIP codes is a result of the everincreasing competition in the phone directory he Phone books now have maps and more individualized sec tions in an attempt to make them more Thats a very competitive busi ness right Bcbec ing ZIP codes will be a great sales While most phone book makers in clude a general list or map of ZIP none are reported printing them for every address like South western The directory will include only the five digit ZIP There are no plans to go to the plus four ZIP codes due to space Bebee ZIP is the acronym for the Postal Services Zone Improvement A customer survey more than two years ago found plenty of demand for ZIP codes in the phone accord ing to Carol SWB white pages This 311 of SWBs 366 di rectories in Okla Arkansas and Missouri will include individual ZIP The other 55 will be done next Postal officials say the increased availability of ZIP codes should1 be I think its a neat idea as long as its of said Brent New Braunfels Theyre still putting oM addresses in that changed 10 years ago over in Cedar Grove and that ZIP codes are a good idea as long as theyre Southwestern Bell checks the codes with the Postal Services Cod ing Accuracy Support a free computer service designed tohelp large mail It would help if the phone book would just get tlie right address in the phone book in the first said Mike carrier supervisor New Lots of times peo ple will look in the phone see a street name and write tfaut Kneupper pointed out that there may be several1 different postal routes on that street Itll probably ultimately save us some money Malanii Pats in the Park operators to pursue rate renegotiation ByMARKWARNKEN Stall Operators of the Pats in the Park restaurant in Landa Park plan to appe al directly to the New Braunfels City Council to renegotiate the concession aire Carol Oucdry said Wednesday that she and her partner in the Pat will soon ask the council to consider lowering the citys current share of the restaurants gross receipts to perhaps 6 percent or 7 About two years remain on the fiveyear At the New Braunfels City Council meeting City Manager Paul Grohman said the city attorney is sending a letter of final notice that the concessionaires risk breaking the con tract because they owe back opened about a month late this your and have failed to meet other But council members should lake into consideration the the partners spent repairing and remodel ing the building in Guedry The coritract required that no less than be so the remainder amounts to a donation toward impro ving the she We dont have any more resour Weve spent all this money on the building and weve paid the city in rent in three Guedry Weve bor rowed and we personally have used money out of our We still owe the bonk for Were not trying to get away wilh Lowering the citys utke would enable iho partners to begin to chip away at their Quedry We didnt need this thing in We took it over because it was such an We wonted to turn it into something the local people would be proud she We really didnt expect wed make that much money out of but we darn sure didnt think wed wind up years later out she The park restaurant is barely pay ing its way this about the same as last Guedry Bus iness was booming in 1988 and 1989 compared to 1990 and 1991 so she Pats in the Park owes between and in back rent and another to the bank for an equipment loan and to the parent Pats Place restaurant and the business ncrship for loans to keep the business she Despite the city in March 1988 agreeing to lower the percent take during the offseason to 2 per keeping the restaurant open dur ing the winter months has cost the partnership she Caring contribution Winona administrator of Oak Crest presents a donation to Bill United Way of Comal County president Residents and staff of the retirement home made the donation to show that caring is the heart of the Also pictured front Oak Crest residents Frank Hurt and Emily from left at Joe United Way executive director Molly QaK Crest staff social worker and Barbara Oak Crest activity Photo by Mark Warnken
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