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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - July 7, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas BEST AVAILABLE COPY 75 Cents Sunday July 1991 EL TX 79903 165 Serving NEW BRAUNFELS and COMAL COUNTY Home of Wilbur Wledlng Three 40 Pages Stammtisch Best wishes The New Braunfels Herald Zeitung wishes happy birthday today to Jesse Geneva John Eddie Barbara Tina Robbin Maria Kay and Alfred Shorty Celebrating a birthday Kristi Emil Mueller and Elizabeth Belated birthday wishes to Armando Ramirez Kristi Anne Donald Bob David Mor ris and Elaine McDaniel Celebrating an anniversary today Jamey and Katherine John son and Ed and Wanda Happy Anniversary Monday to Gary and Susan Know of a birthday or anniver sary Give our receptionist a call the day before at 6259144 wed like to share in the Garage sale Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church is sponsoring a fundraiser garage sale July 9 at 443 All clothes will be sold for 50 cents to Other items also will be Cancer support The Cancer Support Group of New Braunfels will meet July 9 at at McKenna Memorial Hospital in the Elliott Knox The Elmer Gumper will be the guest Shopping healthy A free nutrition lecture spon sored by local physicians will be offered July 8 at McKen na Memorial Hospital from to in the first floor confer ence Mondays topic will be Grocery Shopping for a Healthy For more information call McKenna at Main Street seminars The New Braunfels Main Street Project will sponsor two seminars July 9 and July 16 at 6 at the Municipal 424 South Kay merchandising specialist with the Texas Main Street Center will instruct mer chants on how to better display their merchandise on July John advertising will offer information on how to make the most of an advertising budget on July He is vice president of advertising and marketing for Our Lady of the Lake For more information call the Main Street office at 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 who are encouraged to bring a Debbie Jones will pro vide the music and Ginger Mud ford will be the guest For reservations call 6290070 or For nursery call Garden Club The Comal Garden Club will meet at July 11 at Pats Place on Union Water aerobics New Braunfels Parks and Recre ation Department is sponsoring water aerobics classes at Landa Park pool on Wednesday SM 2 Good Day Theres a 40 percent chance of showers today with a high expected around 90 Expect a chance of showers on Monday with a high in the For more weather please see Page Inpldt OB 1016C DEAR TV Lease up for talks ByMARKWARNKEN Staff Writer The Pats in the Park restaurant concessionaires are scheduled to ask the New Braunfels City Council on Monday to approve a shortterm lease agreement between the city and the two partners operating the Landa Park Two weeks City Manager Paul Grohman told the council that the Pat Cantrell and Carol Gued were being sent a letter of final notice that they risk breaking the con tract because they owe back opened about a month late this spring and have failed to meet other Gucdry a few days later said she and Cantrell planned to appeal to the council to lower the share of gross profits that the restaur ant pays in rent to help the paruicrs begin to make payments toward their Council members should take into account the more than the partners made in building improve ments beyond their contractual obli Guedry See Page 2 Serpent sailing These visitors to the Prince Solms Tube Chute have come prepared to ride the waters of the Comal River with their Sea Visitors flooded the New Braunfels area this Fourth of July weekend with good water conditions and Photo by Annelies Schlickenrieder Animal shelter expanding for the future ByMARKWARNKEN Staff Writer An addition to the Humane Society Ani mal Shelter in New expected to be complete in about six will enable the facility to more efficiently handle the everincreasing number of animals handled by the The addition would have cost about but Humane Society work ers arc doing much of the inside fin ishing work themselves and have negotiated deals with contractors on many parts of the said Cheryl director of the Humane Society of the New Braunfels Areas Eighteen new dog two new cat a reception a food preparation a cat and puppy isolation an office and an ani mal examination room are part of the The project also includes a room to be used for board meetings Eighteen hew dog niris tw6 tteiy cat a recep tion a food preparation a cat and puppy iso lation an office and an animal examination room are part of the The project also includes a room to be used for board meetings and educational pur she and educational she the built in has square feet of office space and square feet for 16 dog so the additional square feet inside and square feet in dog runs will nearly double the size of the Through the first six months of the animals taken into the located on Kuehler are run ning slightly ahead of the same time last as are adoptions and rede Pillar The led animals during all of Last New Braunfels Animal Control brought in 249 Gar den Ridge three and Marion Another 105 were dropped off at the Of the 362 animals taken nine were reclaimed by 16 were adopted and the remainder were euthanized after a fiveday minimum Pillar I think people are taking us for granted as far as euthanasia and thats only a bandaid for the Weve got to do Pillar She said she favors a program similar to one recently started in a California community that would require residents who breed pets to purchase Although the number of animals taken into the shelter this year wont reach the higher totals recorded in the before the local Humane Society instituted its spayneuter the trend is again sharply Pillar Under the spayneuter adoption fees for dogs and cats for females and for males include shots and the cost of fixing the animals at one of seven participating area Pillar As part of the city ordinance requires that each animal adopted from the shelter be spayed or neu she The adoption fee used to be we instituted our spayneuter but then six months later wed get the bitch back with her litter of puppies or the queen back with her Pillar A lot of people say the adoption fee is too high but youve got to put a value on that animals If you cant afford that how are you going to afford to take it to the veterinarian when it gets sick or how are you going to afford to be able to take it to the veterinarian the follow ing year for its shots she The Humane Society earns from each adoption and the rest goes to the Pillar The shelter accepts strays from the cities of New Braunfels and Garden Ridge and as space allows from the rural areas of Comal and Guadalupe Pillar GBRA to review water releases The GuadalupeBlanco River Authority GBRA will review its current release rate of 360 cubic feet per second cfs from Canyon Reser voir after the Fourth of July The release from the reservoir will be reviewed Tuesday to determine when and what adjustments will be said GBRA Chief Engineer Tommy Release from the reservoir into the Guadalupe River is determined by natural inflow from Hill Although recent showers above the lake have allowed the release to remain at the current level over the last several the inflow is conti nuing to Current inflow recorded above the reservoir is about 160 If inflows continue to the next adjustment will be to reduce the release rate to the 200 cfs range and to continue to track the Hill Ellen Posey of Whitewater Sports said a 360 cfs release rate fits most every water recreational from tubing to canoeing to At 200 trips take a little but that shouldnt deter she Beat the heat with cool tips Roland Soechting was beating the heat Saturday while he sold water melons at the Intersection of Walnut Avenue and Soecht who worked for the local fire department for 25 is now retired and says he makes a little extra money by selling the melons he buys In San Photo by Annelies Schlickenrieder ByMARKWARNKEN Staff Writer Wellknown ways to conserve electricity in the summer include shading ensuring proper attic insulation and and checking weatherstripping and caulking around doors and But homeowners can do several other things to reduce electricity For some local residents may not know that the standard attic gable vents and turbines become especially effective when combined with soffit vents on the underside of the eaves of a according to Jim New Braunfels Utilities resource Such undereave vents keep cooler air circulating in the attic near the liv ing areas of the house while the hot air more easily moves out the top through the gable vents or the he Putting in soffit vents is a good project for someone wanting to make a home improvement this Ruppel Another less widely known way to save energy is to do clothes ironing and other similar jobs early in the morning or late in the evening to reduce the heat the air conditioner must compensate for dur ing the hottest pan of the Ruppel Avoiding such heatproducing tasks between 4 and 7 also reduces the peakdemand load on the utility companys electric power generating and transmission Widely this will delay the costs to ratepayers of adding electric generating plants to meet this peak Ruppel Any window that gets more than two hours of sun per day should be shaded from the either by trees and shrubs or by awnings or sol ar Ruppel Relatively inexpensive solar screens stop up to 70 percent of the suns For those hardy souls who dont run their airconditioner 24 hours a day during the hot South Texas sum air circulation through the house is a Ruppel Residents should try opening different combina tions of screened doors and shaded windows to create a With or without the moving air that ceiling and other Pigt 2 The fund drive for the new Seniors Center of Comal County now stands at up from Wednes days total by For a list of the latest 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