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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 9, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas BEST AVAILABLE COPY 25 Cents Friday August 1991 189 Serving NEW BRAUNFELS and COMAL COUNTY Home of Robert Voges One 16 Pages Stammtisch Best wishes The New Braunfets Herald Zeitung wishes happy birthday today to Raymond Saenz Don nic Marie Lourdcs Gon Timothy Steve Jason Ricardo Michael Lupc Chris Daniel Maco Anne Chris Longoria and Zandra Happy birthday Saturday to Jerry Gloria Lola Mcta Wallace Georgia Cutrona and Pete Belated birthday wishes to Mar ie Lynn Jinny Lee Offer Emma Dawson Brumbelow and Danny Happy anniversary today to Butch and Ruby Brooks and Alex and Louise Know of a birthday or anniver sary Give our receptionist a call the day before at 6259144 wed like to share in the Orchid Society The Hill Country Orchid Socie ty will meet 12 at at the Senior Citizens 142 Comal Pat Cave of Xanadu Orchids in San Antonio will discuss the cultiva tion of Vandaccous Inter ested persons arc invited to Volunteer training The Fall 1991 Hospice New Braunfels volunteer training clas ses will begin 9 and end Classes are scheduled for every Monday afternoon from 1 to with one Saturday Hospice New Braunfels is a t nonprofit organization which provides emotional and practical support to families coping wtih terminal ill Hospice care is provided in the home to residents of Comal County and western Guadalupe For more information call volunteer coordinator Christina Smith at Classic cars A Rod Run and classic car meet will take place at the burgcr parking lot on Interstate 35 every Saturday beginning at 8 Everyone is welcome to bring their classic street rod or special interest Texas Tech alumni All Texas Tech students and entering freshmen are invited to attend a hamburger cookout and swim 11 at the Wurstfest Swim and social dinner and announcements at 6 Adults children under For reservations or more information call Peggy Morris Band boosters New Braunfels High School Band boosters will meet in the band hall at All parents are Freshmen parents are particularly urged to The plans for the new school year will be The new band director also will be School registration All former and new students attending Canyon Middle School for the 199192 school year should register at the school on 13 Sn Page 2 Good Day Forecasters say Saturday and Sunday likely will see partly cloudy skies with a slight chance of afternoon showers or thunder Highs should be in the with south winds near 10 In New Braunfels the high was 94 and the overnight low was No rainfall was For weather please see Page Irttkfe DEAR RELIGIOUS TV Police officers on the scene at Kmart on Interstate 35 in New Braunfels question store employees who witnessed an incident that may be clas sified as robbery or as A trio of Hispanic males reportedly fled In a red or maroon car after one snatched a handful of Nintendo games from a store Photo by Robert Stewart Car found after trio flees Kmart By ROBERT STEWART Staff Writer The Kmart store at 1050 Inter state 35 was robbed around 10 Friday in an incident that may turn out to be A heavysct Hispanic male ran into the grabbed about six Nintendo stuffed them inside his shirt and ran out of the said Officer Russell Bell of the New Braunfels Police Employees of the store who pursued the suspect into the parking lot and tried to apprehend him but backed off when the man yelled get the pistol in Spanish to two other Hispanic subjects in the No gun was ever seen by witnesses but they did sec a baseball bat in the vehi Bell The suspects fled the scene in a red or maroon believed to be an Isuzu or The vehicle was found in Universal City soon after the No information was available on arrests as of press The suspect was described as a very large Hispanic wearing a blue top and blue Voters must go to various polls By ROBERT STEWART Start Writer Saturday is the time for voters to head to the polls to cast votes on whether they want additional home stead senior citizen homestead exemptions and whether they want their personal property tax ed like it once New Braunfels Independent School District trustees also will be On voters must go to at least two polling places and possibly three to make their choices Voters residing in the Comal school district in neighboring counties must vote in their county for constitutional The first constitutional amendment at the county polling place is a for or against vote to allow the voters of a county education district to adopt cer tain tax exemptions from the districts ad valorem taxation for residence homesteads and to provide for the tax ation of personal This mea sure does not approve the exemptions or the taxation of personal but rather just gives the CED the authority to have voters authorize these individual items at the school district polling The second constitutional amend ment on the statewide ballot at the county polling place authorizes pro viding for the issuance of general obligation bonds to provide educa tional loans to This will provide money to the state to make student the demand for which has recently repayment of loans supplied enough money to supply new loans but demand has exceeded the The second ballot is at the polling place of the school This County Education District ballot will be cast either at NBISD or CISD loca tions depending on There are two ballots to cast for residents of The first one is a County Education District ballot con taining three All are for or against Two constitutional amendments considered by county s voters County voters will go to the polls Saturday to decide the fate of two proposed state constitutional Polling places will be open 7 to 7 for voters to cast ballots for or against amendments concerning the tax ing powers of county education districts and bonds for education loans to The first ballot item reads The constitution amend ment to allow the voters of a county education district to adopt certain exemptions from the districts ad valorem taxation for residence homesteads and to provide for the taxation of certain tangible personal The second proposal reads The constitution amend ment providing for the issuance of general obligation bonds to provide educational loans to Pol I ing places and precincts voting there arc Cross Lutheran Church Activities Precincts 2 and Garden Ridge Municipal Precincts 4 and First United Methodist Church Wesley Hall Mill Street Precincts 6 and New Braunfels Presbyterian Church Precincts 8 9 and Bulvcrde Community Precinct Eagles Precincts 11 and Startz Cafe Precinct Smithsons Valley Middle Precincts 14 and Canyon High School new Precincts and Canyon City Fire Precincts 18 and City voters will decide on bar hours New Braunfels voters will cast ballots from 7 to 7 Saturday in the city election to decide whether the hours that alcohol can be served at local bars and restaur ants should be Voters will vote for or against Enactment of code of ordinances Sections 1350 through 1352 which allows licenses and permits to retail private clubs and mixed alcoholic beverage establishments for authority to serve and consume alcoholic beverages on Sunday between the hours of 1 and 2 and on any day except Sunday between the hours of 12 midnight and 2 Voting in city voting District 1 will be at Lone Star School on Hildalgo while voters in District 2 will cast ballots at First United Methodist Church on Mill In District voters will go New Braunfels Pre sbyterian Church on Howard Eagles Hall on South Street will be the site of District 4 Stronger absentee voting good sign Higherthanexpected absentee voting turnout indicates relatively high interest in the local school districts and state constitutional amendments Comal County Clerk Rosie Bosenbury said the absentee votes cast by personal appearance at the Court house and by mail in the state constitutional amendment election indicate county voters perhaps because of the tax she We didnt think wed have that she We were prepared for but we didnt expect A total of 846 people voted absentee in the late night hours alcohol sales election in the city of New City Secretary Veronica Sarkozi Neither Sarkozi nor Bosenbury could predict Satur days voter In the New Braunfels Independent School District elec tion to pick school board trustees and the county education districts taxing 783 voted A total of 550 people voted absentee in the Comal Inde pendent School District election on CED taxing Proposition 1 is for the from ad valorem taxation in Comal exemption of 20 percent of the market County Education value of the residence homestead Proposition 2 is for an addi tional exemption of of the market value of the residence home SM 2 By MARK WARNKEN Staff Writer New Braunfels voters go to the polls Saturday to decide the issue of extend ing the hours that alcohol can be served in the local restaurants and The City according to the city was required to call the election on extending sale hours until 2 daily after presented with a peti tion with 300 10 percent of the number who voted in the previous city In April the citys residents voted to shorten the hours of alcoholic beverage sales by a 2tol Since alcoholic beverages havent be served after 1 Saturday night and midnight the rest of the Mayor James Goodbread calls the election a waste of taxpayer money because theres not a single benefit to the community as a other than the financial incentive for bar the issue was decisively decided in he Goodbread and other opponents also say the ordinance would lead to increased drunken unruly behavior and other problems for Barry organizer of the petition effort and owner of Barrys Under Pass said the election is well worth the expense because longer alcoholsale hours would allow local owners to compete fairly with bar owners just outside the city who can sell until 2 each Jaroszewski says its hypocritical for the mayor to talk about the expense of the election after recently recommend ing that a city charter review commit tee study paying salaries of to a month to the mayor and each council Council members knew when they ran for election that they would get paid a he The extra hour or two a day wont have a significant effect on either the citys coffers through tax revenues or SM Page 2 Average weekend trade likely with partlycloudy forecast Coming Sunday Weather forecasts for the New Braunfels area on Saturday and Sun day call for partly cloudy skies with a slight chance of afternoon showers or Highs should be in the with south winds near 10 This daytime and overnight visitors to New Braunfels are the average number for a nonholiday summer The Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerces Convention and Visitors Bureau had an average of 430 calls and 200 walkin visitors daily Mon day through The New Braunfels Collectors Exposition is scheduled Saturday and Sunday at the Civic 390 The New Braunfels Col lectors Exposition is sche duled at the Civic Center Hours are from 9 to 6 Saturday and from 10 to 4 The admission is good for both More than ISO tables will feature movie radio and television political sci ence fiction and music sports railroadiana and much An athleticlooking crew counts helmets at New Braunfels High just one of the many backtoschool activities under way in the community as the seasons first bell bus tips and supply lists are Included In the annual Back to School section In Sundays Now Braunfels
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