Wednesday, July 3, 1991

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - July 3, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas IEST AVAILABLE COPY Wednesday July 1991 162 Serving NEW BRAUNFELS and COMAL COUNTY Home of Williams iuno Two 20 Pages Stammtisch Best wishes The New Braunfels Herald Zeilung wishes happy birthday today to Mcta Brad Icy Buck Martha Bike Josie Mathew Scott Robert Irma Castil Irineo Torres and Richard Belated birthday wishes to Pete Rosales and Rene Garcia Happy anniversary today to Ronald and Cathy Louis and Dora Dick and Kathie Koegle and Eusebio and Jobita Know of a birthday or anniver sary Give our receptionist a call the day before at 6259144 wed like to share in the July 4 activities Get ready for a white and blue good time in New Braunfels this July 4 as organiza tions sponsor a number of family After the parade activities will be held at the ComaJ County Fairgrounds and the American Legion Comal Post at 410 Coll Beginning at 11 at the members will be serving up sausage Post members are later sponsoring a western dance from 7 to midnight with music provided by Texas For more informa tion call Watermelon test Canyon Lake JVolunteer Fire Department is sponsoring a fun clraising watermelon fest July 6 from 11 to 7 at the corner of FarmtoMarket 306 and Farm toMarket 2673 in Canyon right on the walkway between the horseshoe tubing Watermelon will be sold at 1 a Celebrate America Christian Womens Club in New Braunfels is sponsoring a Celebrate America picnic Tues July 9 from 10 to noon at the Krueger Ranch located on FarmtoMarket Cost is A parade of fashions will be pre sented by original hats made by joined by For reservations call 6290070 or For nursery call Red Cross Red Cross volunteers are reminded to turn in money for the July 9 banquet by July The ban quet begins at at the Holiday Entertainment will be provided by South Texas Water aerobics New Braunfels Parks and Recre ation Department is sponsoring water aerobics classes at Landa Park pool on Wednesday and Friday mornings from For more information call 6259295 or Book sale Friends of Dittlinger Memorial Library are 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 See Page 2 Good Day Partly cloudy conditions with a slight chance for afternoon or even ing thundershowers color the fore cast for today and Independence Highs in the low to lows in the low to mid70s and southeast winds at about 10 mph are Tuesdays high in New Braunfels was 92 and the overnight low was For more weather please see Page Inside DEAR PRIME San Antonio man arrested in homicide Billye snips ribbon officially opening terbahns Surfenburg She is flanked by her hus band Bob Henry and daughter Jana director of In the foreground are San Antonio chamber rep resentatives in the background from Mayor dames Edmund Kuempel and New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce Chair man Manard Surfenburg developer Gary chats with a wellwisher during the Please see related photo on Page ByMARKWARNKEN Staff Writer A 22yearold San Antonio man was arrested early today in connection with the homicide of a San Antonio man whose body was found Tuesday along FarmtoMarket 306 near New An autopsy Tuesday by the Travis County medical examiner revealed that Daniel of San Antonio died of several severe blows to the Comal County Sheriffs Depart ment Chief Deputy Wayne Hoherz Steve Stewart of the 300 block of Gray Street in San was arrested about 3 in San Antonio by San Antonio police detec Hoherz Comal County Justice of the Peace Precinct 2 Doc B Ian chard this morning issued a mur der arrest warrant and set bail at Hoherz At press Comal County Sher iffs Department David Ott and Detective James Emory were having the suspect arraigned in San Antonio before bringing him back to the Com al County Hohcrz The body was found by Pcrdenales Electric Coop workers about Tuesday a few feet west of FM about threetenths of a mile north See Page 2A Schurz details program on cutting dropout risk Henry family honored atSurfenburg opening By JANINE GREEN Managing Editor Ceremonies conducted Tuesday evening served not only to open a water park but to honor the Henry family for its Several hundred people gathered at the lat est in a long line of water amusement areas associated with Schlitterbahn Resort and It is located on the Comal River between Lincoln and San Antonio streets on the old Camp Warnecke Joining representatives of the Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce and the Greater San Antonio Chamber of Commerce in the festivities were New Braun fels city officials and Comal County Local chamber chairman Manard Ivy praised Schlitter bahn developer Bob Henry and his including sons Gary Henry and Jeff Henry and daughter Jana for the ingenuity and cntrepreneurship that truly repre sent the American After comments by State Edmund Kucmpcl and San Antonio chamber Gafy Henry welcomed guests to the park and described its On March the paper work was signed and that same afternoon we broke That was 116 days he Schlitlcrbahn takes its name from the German words meaning slippery but Gary Henrys persistence despite a spring with bcttcrthanaveragc rainfaUkept the development on The new park area lived up to assurances of a prcJuly Fourth He also offered the guests a look at or a ride on Boogie the worlds first fixedwave boogie board and inner tube surfing The water park first opened in 1979 with four water It has been gradually expanded and now is the states Schlitterbahn and its affiliated companies employ more than By ROBERT STEWART Staff Writer The New Braunfels Independent School District Board of Trustees met Tuesday night for its monthly study The board heard a report on a prop osed pilot prograrrj to be conducted at Carl Schurz Elementary aimed at helping atrisk These are students who are candidates for drop ping out of school because of factors like neglect or substance The presentation was made to the board by Al a teacher of emotionally disturbed students at and Jane Eightyfive percent of all inmates at TDC Texas Department of Correc tions didnt finish high Gon zalez The program proposes a process for helping atrisk students by developing and expanding a continuum of resour ces that would be available in the school and the he Teacher training would begin as soon as we get the funding McDonald Were worried about the students who are falling through the cracks of the current The program will be supplemented with funds from the Texas Education Eightyfive percent of all inmates at TDC didnt finish high Association and will be evaluated continuously by Texas This program looks so good that wants its name on Superin tendent Charles Bradbcrry The program will include long term tracking of the Gonzalez Parental involvement is also a big part ofthe program he This is admirable Trustee Bob Clarke These two people have done a lot of hard work on this The item will be placed on the agenda of the next board meeting for possible officials The board also approved the new handbook for Sccle Elementary for the 199192 school Changes included the extended school calender as mandated by the legislature and insertion of a welcome statement from new principal Linda Once no one took advantage of the chance to address the boald at the monthly open j The next regular meeting of the NBISD Board of Trustees will be July State lists July 4 highway construction AUSTIN AP July 4 travelers should encounter only a few slow downs on highways as a result of con the state highway depart ment In downtown motorists should expect an hours delay on Interstate along Interstate crews will be working near the Interstate 35 and traffic at times will be restricted to one lane in each the department said In the the department motorists should use extreme caution at the intersection of Texas 6 and 287 in Hardeman Southbound traffic along 287 has been moved to the northbound lanes for a sixmile stretch near and only one lane in each direction will be open on 287 near Drivers in Houston should antici pate construction on 59 between Beltway 8 and Shepherd and crews will be working on Interstate 45 between Airport Boulevard and Dixie Farm the department Travelers on Interstate 35 should take note of construction near Waxa hachie and with traffic occa sionally funneled to one lane in each the department In the Beaumont work on the interchange at Interstate 10 and North 69 will cause westbound traffic to be reduced to one Motorists in the Lubbock area should anticipate lane closures along south Loop 289 and construction along Interstate 27 near Northbound 87 will be detoured through the department There also will be sporadic lane closures along Interstate 20 in Van Zandt and Gregg Fire marshal cautions on fireworks By ROBERT STEWART Staff Writer People using fireworks inside the city of New Braunfels may get shot down this according to Elroy city fire We will have staff units patrolling the trying to apprehend fireworks he There is a possibility we will be issuing There is a fine for possession or use of fireworks in the he The Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that children under 19 years old suffered three of every five fireworks Child ren are four times more likely than adults to be injured by fireworks as adults over 24 years the commis sion I strongly recommend that people watch the public Friesen hahn The price is right and theyre The State Fire Marshals Office lists ten recommendations for using fireworks as safely as possible Purchase fireworks only from a licensed vendor that displays a SFMO license Independence Day The offices of the New Braiinfels like govern mental offices and many local will be closed A morning edition of the Herald is scheduled for delivery by Phone lines for missed papers will be in operation from 7 to 9 at A full day of events is planned by the Welcome Home Troops Commit Sophienburg Museum and Arc hives and New Braunfels For a schedule of events and see Page Remember that many cities including New Braunfels regulate the possession and use of Never let children use Always designate a sober adult to ignite the Use fireworks outdoors in a clear area away from houses and flammable such as gasoline cans or wooden Be sure that the especially aerial will not contact or land on potentially dangerous such as power lines or Keep a bucket of water nearby while setting off Use the water to douse any malfunctioning fireworks or accidental fires and to immerse minor Keep especially child ren under 15 years a safe distance away from the area where the fire works are Read and follow the directions If you dont understand the dont lake a chance by lighting the Never touch a firework after it has been If the firework do not try to relight it or pick it Carefully douse all used fireworks with Never experiment with Dont take fireworks apart or mix anything with the Never make fireworks at Dont set off fireworks in glass or other types of After you have finished lighting cool the remains with Then collect all used materials and put them in a metal Cover with water again to reduce the chance of an accidental My main concern is Friesenhahn reemphasizing that fireworks possession or use is illegal in New We dont want to get anyone into trouble but we will confiscate fire works and issue Contributions totaling since Sunday push the temp erature at the new Seniors Center of Comal County to For a list of latest see Page