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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 14, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas                                Vednesday August 1991 192 Serving NEW BRAUNFELS and COMAL COUNTY Home of Roberto Carlos One 16 Pages Stammtisch Best wishes The New Braunfels Zeltung wishes happy birthday today to Elvira Armando Roberto Carlos Sabrina Chris Timmer mann Connie Lara Hen Shirley Lynette William Zina Schroed Vicki Van Marshal Leticia Con suclo Carl Rachel Saenz and Ruben Belated best wishes to Edna Earl Happy anniversary today to Pete and Dolores Bert and Harriet West and Frank and Dora Belated anniversary wishes to Missy and Mark Know of a birthday or anniver sary Give our receptionist a call the day before at 6259144 wed like to share in the Street closure West Mill Street from North Castell to North Academy avenues will be closed from 7 to 5 daily through Friday for replace ment of the rail road Continental Singers Presenting Set Them Free A Concert of Hope and Mercy at 7 today will be the Continental an internationally known Christian musical Dance school Registration for the 199192 Hermann Soas School of Dance will be from 16 Thursday at the lodge located at 463 Union In order to students must be members of Hermann Sons and in good Stu dents must be between the ages of 3 and Registration fee per stu dent is For more information call Denise Bird at 6253093 or Marti Matthews at 4H benefit Performing from 8 to mid night Friday at a dance to benefit the Comal County 4H program will be the Grapes of Tick ets can be purchased for each from any 4H the County Extension Office at 132 Water Lane or at the The event is set for Eagles Insurance program A program on auto insurance by Jim Cook of State Farm will be presented at Fridays meeting of the National Associa tion of Retired Federal Chapter at the New Braunfels Senior Citizens Rummage sales Mujer a nonprofit will sponsor a rum mage and bake sale from 9 to 6 Saturday and Sunday at the Weekend Flea 1661 Scguin 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 New Braunfels Foursquare Gospel Church will host a fund Pagt 2 Cloudy conditions and a strong chance for afternoon or evening thundershowers are forecast along with a high in the low 90s and a low in the low The chance for rain should diminish over the next several but the same tempera ture trends should hold For weather please see Page Inskte DEAR PRIME TV Good Day Threecar accident Three New Braunfels resi dents were transported to McKenna Memorial Hospital after a traffic accident at Seguln Avenue and Garden Street about 11 A citation was Issued for fai lure to yield rightofway to Theodara after she attempted to make a left turn onto Garden Street in her 1983 Mercury Lynx and was struck In the passenger door by a 1990 Chevrolet dri ven by Joy Noel The Mercury was forced into a third car waiting at the traffic light on The driver and passenger of the Mercury and Taylors 5yearold child were treated and released at offi cials The driver of the third vehicle was not Photo by Annelies Schlickenrieder Judge denies death date delay By ROBERT STEWART Staff Writer A motion for an extension to delay the execution date of Rodolfo Her nandez was denied by District Court Judge Robert Pfeuffer on of San was sentenced to death by a Comal County jury in 1985 for murder in the shoot ing and robbing of five Mexican Crossing due for overhaul ByMARKWARNKEN Staff Writer Motorist complaints once again are on the rise concerning the bumpy Walnut Avenue railroad crossing just south of Landa But some of this bonejarring is due to so residents should heed the new bump warning sign in the road until the crossing receives a scheduled major overhaul in the next few City Manager Paul Groh Union Pacific Railroad is sche duled to begin a major reconstruction project to level the two railroad tracks within the next three Groh man the height of the two tracks differs by several the major factor in the bumpy Right theres no sense in a costly shortterm Grohman Wed spend between and trying to fix it for the next three so why not wait for the permanent the city has tried to make it as smooth as possible by put ting asphalt Over the asphalt prompting repeated city efforts to smooth the ride and a cor responding waxing and waning of Grohman The city agreed to donate up to in special concrete to a vol untary Union Pacific project to level the Grohman Were spending alout that much each year now trying to keep it Grohman This is a onetime solution that will in the long run will be much less expensive It will be a very smooth The which should last at least two will close two lanes of the fourlane street at a Two way traffic will be routed over the other Orohman Union Pacific also recently installed new crossing arms on Coll Street and renovated the Mill Street Next the Bridge Street crossing will be ho nationals on a Comal County hillside in One of the men died in the On Judge Pfeuffet set the execution date for which is this Other appeals in higher courts are expected in the remaining few This is a traditional tactic of requesting a hearing at such a late time to delay an District Attorney Bill Reimer Attorney Eden Harrington of the Texas Resource Center in Austin filed the motion oh behalf of I want to know what you folks have done other than running in here at the last minute with a boilerplate Pfeuffer We go through these things in every death penalty I feel that this is indeed a political motion on their Reimer At one point in the argument the court reporter threw up his hands and asked Am I on Candid Camera He was referring to Harringtons talking so fast that he could not keep up with the court Several Good connections Presenting a Mister FixIt Award to Marc who repairs donated bicycles and is Teen Connection Thrift Shop Manager Lucille Also honored at a Wednesday ceremony at the New Braunfels Smokehouse was Service Award winner Qwen Teen Scene volunteer Nlta Rlggins won a floral centerpiece donated by Fancle Photo by Annelies Schlickenrieder Judge Pfeuffer asked her to repeat statements for the court Im going to deny the application for Pfeuffer Hernandez has been on death row at the Ellis I Unit in Huntsville since his He has maintained his innocence in previous interviews with the New Braunfels Assault testimony continues By ROBERT STEWART Staff Writer The trial of a Kirby man continues in the courtroom of District Court Judge Robert Pfeuffer in New Michael is charged with aggravated sexual assault of a child in an incident which allegedly occurred June in New Assistant District Attorney Robert Fisher The alleged victim is Thompsons 8yearold Thompson was indicted on the charge by a Comal County Grand Jury in September Fisher is handling the prosecution of the case and the defense is repre sented by attorney Karen Crouch of the Albert Acevedo law firm in San Doctors have testified as to the girls psychological and physical con dition while the defense has attempted to call the mothers character into The trial began July 6 and is expected to conclude today or tomor officials wwi itwi priwww viwi iMhwvi wj i MI twiw i ivvvwi yi i ivIV wj ii ivliuo WVH IllvrXwl II lOUol f expected to conclude today or tor officials Golf course has million price tag ByMARKWARNKEN The million figure includes Landa right it would fill i Staff Writer about million for the course We believe that the market does back up with the excess demand Consultants for the city of New plus lessessential features such demonstrate the need for both aspects exists all around vmi ByMARKWARNKEN Staff Writer Consultants for the city of New Braunfels have proposed up to a million construction project for an signaturequality golf Houstonbased Club Mark Corpo ration representatives on Monday pre sented the City Council with a 70page report ontheir eightmonth study of the feasibility of a second golf course in New The council discussed the proposal during a special meeting Monday but took no The consultants studied four poten tial sites for a championshipcaliber course of at least 180 favoring a site at the comer of Loop 337 and state Highway The million figure includes about million for the course plus lessessential features such as a Clubhouse that could be scaled back or golf carts that could be supplied by a concessionaire and maintenance equipment that the city could borrow from its other golf City Mana ger Paul Grohman The ninemonth funded solely through revenue from the Landa Park Municipal Golf involved three the consultants measured the need for another golf Consultants then explored the feasibility of a hotel and conference in conjunction with the the study included financing options and estimated We believe that the market does demonstrate the need for both aspects of the said Thomas Club Mark vice The study indicated there is a need for an additional to rounds of golf annually in the area at least 18 and possibly 36 Hansen A new upscale course would have 40percent higher green fees and would appeal to a slightly different segment of the golf ing market than the existing 18hole municipal course at Landa We think it would have very little effect on the Landa In it would only take some of the pressure Hansen if you siphoned off half the business at Landa right it would fill right back up with the excess demand that exists all around Although the hotel market is rela tively soft across Texas and the nation in the study showed that the New Braunfels area would be a profit able home for a million investorbuilt hotelconference centerresort facility with up to 225 Grohman said the city hopes to present the information in the study to hotel chains and developers who might be interested in building such a facility near a second golf This is a particularly unique mark et from Austin to San Anto there is not a really topnotch   

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