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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 22, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas BEST AVAILABLE COPY 25 Cents Thursday August 1991 198 Serving NEW BRAUNFELS and BOUNTY Home of Maralal no ilal Jones Ap One 12 Pages Stammtisch Best wishes The New Braunfels Herald Zeitung wishes happy birthday today to Betty Gladys Bobbye Patricia Ann Elaine Karen Minnie Ernesto Sotelo Herb Thusnelda Jana Susie Lori Deluna and Joey Belated birthday greetings to Johnnie Happy anniversary today to Jerome and Helen Know of a birthday or anniver sary Give our receptionist a call the day before at 6259144 wed like to share in the Society festival The New Braunfels Mexican American Heritage Societys sixth annual Fiesta Mexicana Historica this Saturday and Sunday will fea ture a coronation dance Saturday night and a day full of events on Sundays begin ning at will include a herit age food and drink a folkloric and a second iluit Admission is For more infor contact Guadalupe or Josie Castillo at CIMA anniversary CIMA Club is sponsoring a free dance for the public 1 in celebration of the clubs 25th Square dancing Square dance lessons begin 3 at at Bracken United Methodist Call Jim or Bernie Mitchell for two free lessons at Queen contest Final preparations are being made for the 1991 Fair Queen Any junior girl enrolled at a high school in Comal County is eligible to If you are interested in being a please call Peggy Meckel at 6293953 or or Shirley Kivlin at 6254279 or Contestants can pick up rules and entry forms from agriculture teach ers next The first meeting of the contestants will be Business counselor The Small Business Develop ment Center counselor will be available 27 at the Greater New Braunfels Chamber of The counselor from the University of Texas at San Antonio School of Business spends at least one day each month at the Chamber office counseling individuals who are seeking busi ness The which is free and offers information for small businesses and individuals consid ering starting a Hours for the counseling are 8 to 5 To make an appointment call the Chamber office at GOP barbecue Commissioner of Agriculture Rick Perry will be the featured guest at the Comal County Repu blican Party fund raiser barbecue and auction slated for The 7 event will be held at the Clyde Johnson Sons FarmtoMarket Road 1863 near Highway All are For SM Page 2 Good Day A stronger chance for showers part ly cloudy a high near 98 and a low in the mid70s in the National Weather Service forecasts for today and Winds should shift from light and variable to the southeast at 10 mph by Wednesdays high in New Braun fels was 99 and the overnight low was For weather please see Page IntWt DEAR TV Deerly beloved A New Braunfels RVtrailer parks attraction recently doubled with the birth of a fawn to a tame said manager Sandy The deer often is visited by residents of a near by retirement facility and by families with young or hand capped Many find the fawn a pleasant Photo by Annelies Schlickenrieder Schools say opening smooth By ROBERT STEWART Staff Writer The bell rang and the students con verged on area schools Wednesday as the 199192 school got under We were real From all reports it was a real a smooth open ing said Joe Comal Inde pendent School District So far weve had no phone calls about lost children or lost Rogers Its been a beautiful opening very SWT professor foresees more Soviet change By ROBERT STEWART Staff Writer The Soviet coup was misplanned and poorly carried according to Dennis a professor of Russian Studies and director of Inter national Studies at Southwest Texas State University in San I think by the end of the the forces for reform will be firmly Dunn Its clear that Boris Yeltsin is the hero of the The Russian president spoke to tens of thousands of cheering supporters at a rally one day after the collapse of the threeday coup by Dunn said he felt that Mikhail Gor bachevs return would be I feel that Yeltsin will be president of the Soviet Union and that the vari ous republics that are currently unhappy with Soviet rule will be more comfortable with he Dunn will be taking a group to the Soviet Union in I feel well be really on the cutting edge of history and would extend an invitation to anyone in Central Texas who wants to come along with he The cost of the trip will be including firstclass hotels and cultur al Dunn For more infor mation call 512 Ive been there about a dozen times over the past 22 Dunn The force of freedom has really taken root theres no way theyll go back to the old The coup would have succeeded without the opposition of Boris Yelt Dunn Yeltsin and Gorbachev have a great symbiotic he The Soviet Union is the last great empire and probably wont continue to exist in its present Dunn I dont think the three Baltic states will remain in the union after the ho The coup plotters probably will be brought to trial with something work ed out whore they can retire under watchful eyes of the government like See We had projected an increase of about 100 we had an actual increase of said Charles New Braunfels ISD super We expected the middle school to up a lot and it was up about 3VB1SD elementary schools on the side of town showed slight decreases in while the south schools showed Bradberry Were up about 25 at the high Bradberry Bradberry said that the only prob lem was a lot of kindergarten stu dents that didnt remember their name but they know they rode the bus with the kangaroo on Those animals seem to work real Bus ridership was low on the first day tooktheir kids to Bradberry We expect enrollment to rise each he Its more initially when you start on a Rogers of CISD also had some comments about the idea of year round being proposed for next year for his The big thing is the tremendous academic improvement for the child he Teachers report that its several weeks before they can get to teaching new material had to go back and pmfjVupJmjmtne last year to get students refreshed and remembering what theyve been Studies also show that retention is much better with an increase hi test scores and attendance as well as a reduction in disciplinary Rogers One of the things that we are con cerned about at NBISD is our com munity is so recreationoriented awl a tourist city and a lot of the businesses in town are so dependent on student help in the Bradberry Were going to take a real good close look at that before we make any deci sion about whether were going to do LCRA sales plans now appear ByMARKWARNKEN Staff Writer Proposals to sell the electric power generating assets of the Lower Color ado River Authority appear according to state Edmund actively opposed a sale of LCRA assets despite the fact that the House Repu blican Caucus recommended the sale during the regular Legislative enthusiasm for the proposal has greatly Kuempel comparing the support to a punc tured But the possibility exists that the lieutenant governor and the speaker of the House could appoint a committee to study the proposed sale after the current legislative session he Theres been word of but its just lost so much momentum that they may not do Kuempel Bob general manager of New Braunfels said he has received letters from the the lieutenant governor and the speaker of the House saying they believed that selling LCRA would not be in states best Sohn said some legislators who could be considered political enemies of LCRA and other authorities might bring the issue up during future slative but he doesnt think LCRA will be Some of these legislators seek to reorganize river authorities under the guise of I think the sale of that kind of state asset would not only be bad but would be I dont think under law that the many people who hold bonds on LCRA or any other authori ty could legally be considered by the state as an asset to be sold or SM Pigt 2 Former county escapee sentenced At the door Applying a new coat of varnish to the door of New Braunfels historic First Protestant Church are Bruce on and Hank See Photo by Annelies Schlickenrieder A federal prisoner who escaped from the Comal County Jail last year was sentenced Wednesday to 25 years in prison without parole for cocaine possession and the carrying of a wea pon during a drug Timothy Carroll was sentenced by Senior District Judge Suttle in San Antonio on the cocaine The escape charge was dropped in exchange for his guiN ty plea of both the cocaine and wea pon OLeary had been housed at the Comal County Jail for almost a month when he leaned through a plateglass window the afternoon of July Law enforcement officers combing the area around the located on 3005 San Antonio found OLeary hiding in an abandoned house on Rosedale The Comal County Jail periodically houses federal Kuempel sees no epidemic of Capitol drug use By STEPHANIE FERGUSON City Editor The drugrelated death of a Hous ton state representative earlier this month does not indicate there is a drug problem among says State Edmund 1 have ever seen drugs at any function that I have ever been to staterelated or other in any shape or said State Larry D was found dead 7 in his Austin where crack cocaine was An autopsy per forated at the Travis County Medical Examiners Office revealed Evans died as a result of using iho drug Kuempel said while the death is 9 the way Evans died hurts the image of other When something like the tragedy ihat happened to Evans comes of course were tremendously but we also kind of feel that its guilt by he When something like this comes up its kind of upsetting to the elected officials because its just another blot on a piece of paper that look at who refen to a majority of his colleagues as hardworking and said he doesnt think any of the claim to be I gueu if you look at the pwcen juit out of a ISO some body li going to do