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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 11, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas AVAILABLE COPY 75 Cents 190 Serving NEW BRAUNFELS and COMAL COUNTY Zeituno Home of Ben McCulloch Sunday August 1991 Four 56 Pages Stammtisch Best wishes The New Braunfels Herald Zeitung wishes happy birthday today to Barbara Frances William Stcfa nie Amanda Gene Prucss and Allen Happy birthday Monday to Rita Starlynn Thomp Inez Gloria Clara Garica and Jorge Belated best wishes to James Voges and Jaime Happy anniversary today to and Bob by and Kathy Pan term Gladys and Raymond Terry and Sam Burto and Virginia and Tom my 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 at Monday at the Senior Citizens 142 Comal Pat Cave of Xana du Orchids in San Antonio will discuss the cultivation of Vanda ceous Interested 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 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 Rummage sale New Braunfels Historic Museums Association is collecting items for an 22 rummage sale to benefit its members Sophien burg Museum and Con servation Society operators of Conservation Plaza and Heritage Society Museum of Texas Hand made Donations are being accepted at Conservation Plaza each Saturday morning or pickup can be arranged by calling Dennis Heitkamp at 6257541 or Pam Brandt at Nutrition lecture A free nutrition lecture on get ting a grip on snacks will be offered in McKcnna Memorial Hospitals first floor conference room from to Mon The class is taught by regis licensed dietitians Belinda Bazan and Donna For more information call the hospital Texas Tech alumni All Texas Tech students and entering freshmen are invited to Attend a hamburger cookout and swim today 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 2 Good Day A slight chance for particu larly to the north and is her alded by partly cloudy conditions for the next few Highs in the and overnight lows in the mid70s are For weather please see Page BACK TO IB 1010C DEAR 28 TV Cliff jumper drowns ByMARKWARNKEN Staff Writer A 21yearold Lake Dallas man drowned Saturday afternoon after jumping from the cliffs overlooking the Guadalupc River across from the Preiss Heights The a student in Austin whose name the Comal County Sheriffs Department could not release pending notification of died around 3 after hitting the water face down horizontally in his third jump from the said David Ott of the Sher iffs Emergency personnel and divers from Seguin recovered the body about after a search lasting several The body was discovered under the 40to 50foot cliff in a 60footdeep spot in the river just upstream and across the river from Preiss Heights Park off Ervendburg The man jumped despite signs warning against such Ott The mans suffering from was transported to McKenna Memorial Hospital by With the divers who located the drowninp victim in the rescue personnel bring the body of a Lake Dallas man to the bank of the Guada One of seven and 10 lupe River near PreiSS HeiQhtS Photo bv friends on the river with the man said bubbles surfaced after he hit the water lupe River near Preiss Heights Photo by Annelies Schlickenrieder and Voters make sobering decisions TT Hermes ByMARKWARNKEN Staff Writer Leo Chafin and Arlon Hermes topped the field of five candidates running for two atlarge New Braun fels Independent School District trus tee seats in Saturdays District 1 voters cast 133 ballots for unopposed incumbent Aguinaldo Chafin received 946 and incumbent Hermes garnered 826 vot Incumbent Bob Self fell short in his bid for finishing third with 728 Felix Roque received 694 while Peter 01 sen received 458 Chafin said the voters responded to his campaign pledge to represent the district with excellence and Chafin thanked friends and family for supporting him in his election but most of all the voters who expressed confidence in I look forward to working with the rest of the elected parents and and I hope we can work together in partnership to provide the best educa tional foundation for the students of this Chafin Hermes said he looks forward to the opportunity to continuing to help guide especially considering the major issues including finally being able to move forward with the budget now that the county education district election is over and the new state funding plan for public education has been declared constitu tional in Hermes said voters liked his exper educational background and business Bob Self deserves special recogni tion for his dedicated service to the Hermes Self could not be reached for com ment late Lifting ballot boxes and moving them into place for the counting of ballots in the city election are Carly Mulhol and her mother Jill a city Looking on is City Secretary Veronica Sark Photo by Annelies Schlickenrieder Comal County backs senior exemptions ByMARKWARNKEN Staff Writer Voters in the two local school dis tricts on Saturday overwhelmingly approved Comal County Education District homestead exemptions and senior citizen homestead but soundly defeated taxation of per sonal property by the new In the Comal Independent School voters favored the proposition providing for the exemp tion of 20 percent of the market value of the residence homestead from ad valorem taxation in the Comal County Education while 343 opposed the In the New Braunfels Independent School Dis votes were cast in while 31 were cast Also approved in both districts was the second proposition providing for exemption of of the market value of the residence homestead of an individual who is disabled and of of the market value of the residence homestead of an individual who is 65 years or older from ad val orem taxation in the Comal County Education NBISD voters cast votes in favor and 341 while CISD voters approved the proposition Voters in both districts soundly defeated the third which would have allowed the CED to tax all tangible personal not used for the production of In 123 votes were cast in favor and In 144 voted in favor and voted The 188 taxing districts were See Page 2A Alcohol hours change rejected ByMARKWARNKEN Staff Writer By almost New Braun fels voters on Saturday defeated extending the hours that alcoholic beverages can be sold at local bars and By a margin of 1786 against and 467 voters decided against extending until 2 nightly the hours that alcoholic beverages can be The current midnight limit every night except Saturday when sales continue until 1 remains in In City Voting District 44 votes were cast in while 114 were cast against District 83 232 against District 124 493 against District 226 In absentee 124 votes were cast in while 721 voted Mayor James Goodbread said the matter is settled because voters have now spoken twice on the refer ring to the 1984 election in which the hours were I felt all along Jiat it was a waste of taxpayers money for something that had already been decided in Goodbread Barry owner of Bar rys Under Pass Saloon and leader of the petition effort that forced the elec said lack of participation by younger voters was the major factor in the I feel like we gave it a good It didnt go our but I can live with He said he next plans to lobby the Comal County Commissioners Court for an election shortening bar hours countywide so establishments inside the city limits can compete fairly with those businesses in the but outside the that are allowed to sell until 2 2 Kmart theft suspects remain in county jail By ROBERT STEWART Staff Writer Two of San Antonio men remain in the Comal County Jail on theft charges in connection with Fri days theft of video game cartridges from the Kmart store on Interstate 35 in New said Ray Dou glas of the New Braunfels Police Gilbert is charged with theft over under and an outstanding assault warrant from Bexar jail officials Paul is charged with theft over under and a par ole officials Pablo is charged theft over under officials Salinas bonded according to jail Bond was set at on each of the theft charges by Municipal Court Judge David The trio was arrested in Universal City less than an hour after the crime in New Main Street director chosen ByMARKWARNKEN Staff Writer Penelope Church was hired Friday as the new Main Street Project director for the city of New an Austin is scheduled to start her duties here on She will attend training ses sions at the Texas Main Street Center in Austin in Sep tember and Church will receive an English degree this month from the University of Texas in said April Col the citys special projects Church worked her way through school as a legal spending the last three years with the McGiri Lochridge Kilgore law firm in She has excellent communications and public relations Goldsmith Shes a super and shell do extremely well as Main Street Project Goldsmith Her duties will include promoting downtown eco nomic development and historical preservation through coordinating identifying potential retail assisting in the sale of downtown real estate and working with architects on building The Main Street started more than two years ago by the is aimed at revitalizing the downtown business district and increasing taxable property value one of seven finalists for the a year was recommended by a sixmember selection committee of downtown business representatives after a twomonth internal and external search Col dsmith
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