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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 15, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas                                COpy Sunday September 1991 75 Cents 214 serving NEW BRAUNFELS and COMAL couNir Home of George wissman Four 58 Pages Best wishes The New Braunfels Herald Zciiung wishes happy birthday today to Stacy Marie Greg Armanda DcLa Jim Charlotlc Vcmon Shawn Ted Nicky Lupc Jim Robert Jcntsch and Christ ine Best wishes Monday to Keltic Frances Gloria Antclica Floyd Abraham Jcntsch Vcra Jerome Herry and Bryan Belated birthday wishes to Lupc Alyssandra Rosemary Morales Bo Her Gilbert Ortiz Craig Caddcll and Alyssandra Wishes for a happy anniversary today to Red and Lonic Socll and Ron and Ellen Happy anniversary Monday to Evelyn and Vernon Wilson and Jackie and Darlcne Belated anniversary wishes to Fernando and Linda Know of a birthday or anniver sary Give our receptionist a call the day before at 6259144 wed like to share in the Heritage items needed The Heritage Exhibit Commit tee is looking for a number of items to borrow for this years The Home Front During World War Items needed include a V mail window service flag with a gold star or with several photographs of Com al County service men or women killed during World War photos of unusual but typical events vic tory children collecting scrap USO dance the local newspaper especially the one announcing the onset of the North military uniforms of the World War II especially Navy ladies nurse or Many uniforms are needed for the For additional information or lo loan an item call Iris Schumann at Janelle Berger at 6254242 or the Sophienburg Arc hives at Wurstfest singers New Braunfels Kinderchoir will begin rehearsals in preparation for Wurstfest performances at 3 today at the Bavarian Village Restaurant For more infor mation call David Smith at 6291785 after 3 Spaghetti supper The Canyon Lake Volunteer Fire Department will sponsor a spaghetti supper today from at Fire Station on Oblate Drive at FarmtoMarket Plates for children under 8 will be adult Proceeds will be used to help buy new Swine meeting Canyon High School FFA or Junior FFA member interested in raising swine have a mandatory meeting 16 ai Ihe Agriculture Science building at CHS at Bells will ring Bells at the Comal County Courthouse and local churches will ring for 204 seconds beginning at 3 See Page 2A Good Day A 60 percent chance for thunder storms diminishing to 40 pcrceni by could be accompanied by highs in the upper 80s and lows in the Mon days high could reach the low 90s as a 40 percent rain chance Inside COMAL COUNTY 1016C DEAR 6A TV Emergency meeting gets no quorum Opening fire ByMARKWARNKEN Staff Writer Four New Braunfels City Council members on Saturday evening attended a planned emergency meet ing to consider removing Mayor James Goodbrcad from but the meeting couldnt be called lo order for lack of a Mayor Pro Tcm Ramon Chapa said the meeting was requested by four council members and the who along with Council Members Rudy Seidel and Paul Fraser did not Other members in atten dance were Bill Lorainc Kraft and Clinton Four council members are required to request a and five are required for a Unfortunately due to no there will be no action and no meet Chapa The councils regularly scheduled 23 meeting has been canceled because several members will be out of so the next regularly sche duled meeling of the full council is The meeting was called as an urgent public necessity due to imme diate need to resolve conflicts in order to preserve public safety and according to the agenda for the posted at The two agenda action items read consider and take action regarding removal of mayor and Action if necessary to elect new Arnold and contacted by telephone expressed disap pointment with the way Goodbread handled a recent investigation of City Manager Paul Grohman based on allegations of a city But Seidel and Fraser said they saw nothing wrong in the mayors Grohman has accused the mayor of violating the city charter by privately contacting several staff members and then directing them not to tell the city The council members contacted Friday said they could nol disclose specific information about the allega tions against Grohman or the employ ee making them because the matter was discussed in executive Wednesday the council vot ed 43 to retain Grohman after a four hour executive session involving the Grohman and staff depart ment Arnold and Brandt voted while Fraser and Seidel said Grohman requested the Chapa has been most vocal about the way the investigation was hand especially because the mayor revealed information about his inves tigation beforehand to some council members but not to at least including I think Jim Goodbrcad has shown bad Chapa said Friday I gave him my vote for bui I have really lost trust in him because of the way he handled this While Chapa didnt say Goodbrcad violated the charter outright during his he said the mayor circumvented the charters intent that investigations of city staff members be conducted by the whole He also said Goodbread has acted unethically and twisted the facts con cerning the This issue in not me against the I respect Jim I like Jim But I think the title of mayor has gone to his Accord ing to the hes only one of seven council Chapa in an interview Satur day said he knows he angered some council members through his but felt he had no other I shared this information with three of the council members who I felt would keep it in total and I did not share it with the others until executive I wish I felt I could Goodbrcad The reason I did not contact cer tain council members is because I felt like it would have gotten right back to whom we were investi Goodbread Goodbread said the allegations were presented to him one though he did not seek out such infor he believed it was his respon sibility to verify or disprove the charges through other city employees before making an issue of In my I feel like I have made no Goodbread I contacted the city and he See Page 2A Deputy Larry Eppard draws his ready to shoot at an attacker in a video training course owned by the United States Air Force and used this weekend by the Comal County Sheriffs Photo by Robert Stewart Onscreen events prepare officers for firearms use By ROBERT STEWART Stan Writer Officers of the Comal County Sheriffs Department underwent special training Friday with a video system designed to train an officers reaction to situations in the field where a firearm may have to be We finally got summer over with and now we can do some training like Sheriff Jack Bremer The training system consists of a wallsized video screen on which is shown a scenario a police officer might face in responding to a You and your partner are answering a complaint at a jewelry store where a man has been hanging around for over two The people in the store are getting the narrator says as the man is shown looking at the outside of the stores As your partner in the video questions the man he becomes belligerent and knocks your partner down with karate When the suspect comes after you towards the you must decide when to draw yotir weapon and The weapon is a gun that shoots a laser at the This laser is reflected back to the projector and shows a dot on the target where a bullet would have A display on the screen tells whether the decision to shoot was a good one or if it was a noshoot The number of lethal hits is also Comal County Deputies did quite well on the sys scoring numerous sternumsplitting lethal hits in the proper The training was conducted by Larry Brown and Thomas Presley of the United States Air Force Office of Special That office owns the training system that includes the pro laserdisc computer and laser Brown I went through my first police academy in 1970 and this is the best shoot system Ive Brown Weve even put a few judges through it and theyve discovered how things happen so One judge shot three people in the There is an average of only seconds from the beginning of a threat situation to the point an officer must decide before its too late whether to use his Brown You dont have a whole lot of time to make a deci sion the officer must decide Brown Deputies going through the training said that it was a good program and that it made them think about the many factors that go into the quick Its good to learn it here instead of out there in the Presley If this device saves one officers life its worth Its good because it makes these guys deputies Bremer Bremer said that his deputies will be going through more training programs in the coming including the required 40 hour course to maintain Peace Officer Cooperation of the Air Force is just one example of how different law enforcement organizations help each other in improving law enforcement techniques and he Longtime Comal County Fair volunteer anticipating event By ROBERT STEWART Staff Writer The 1991 Comal County Fair with events set to start next week promises to be better than The fair is made possible by lots of hard work donated by hundreds of One such volunteer is Lucille who has given 54 years of service to the fair in the floral and antiques and heirloom I picked up on it when I got married and when my husband died I stuck with Oberkampf OberKampr Her Hilmar is among past presidents of the Comal County Fair Oberkampf began her fair work in the floral division and now is involved in the heirlooms and antiques She serves on the screening committee which checks all items entered to make sure they Collectibles must date from 1920 to 1950 and antiques must be at least 50 years You do want people to bring things to the fair but sometimes you can tell they arent 50 years she Trophies donated by Busy Bee Remodeling go to winners in best preserved and most interesting The fair is a big they even close the beauty Oberkampf The parade is really This year Oberkampf is working in the antique department with Jolcne she Oberkampf was presented with a plaque in 1987 in appreciation for 50 years of volunteer service at Comal Countys They spend the whole day of Wednesday at the fair judging the she Were usually there from in the morning until 6 that she We do want to have a nice Theres always been a competition with surrounding Oberkampf said that it is important for the community to remember things from the Weve lorn down so many old she Where the First Federal building is there used to be the Landa Oberkampf applauds the Drover which she feels is good foe the Drovers arc temporary directors elected annually by the board of They have a good deal there with those she You cannot be a Drover without being a shareholder of the Fair Section included Included in todays edition of the New Braunfels HeraldZeitung is the annual Comal County Fair special Its release is timed to allow mosc entering the various competitions a chance to review the rules before the final entry The section also will serve as a guide to the fair and includes sche dules of the many entertainment events and lists when exhibits will be said Herald Managing Editor Janine We hope all our readers will keep their It should be a handy guide come September 1991 Comal County Fair activity officially begins with the Fair Queens Contest at at Canyon High Several entry deadlines from parade flouts to livestock and other exhibits fall over the next few A Night in Olde New Braunfels will be celebrated and family night will be observed ai the Heart of America The carnival and food mall will be open with the poultry barn opening at 10 and the exhibit halls opening at is parade day with the Childrens Pel Parade at and the Comal County Fair Parade at 10 Schools throughout the coun Page 2A Loaning a bigscreen television that will help those attending the Todays Lifestyles Homemakers School see each step of recipe pre paration is Morris of Sears Catalog and Appliance Cen ter in New With him is home economist Lucinda who will conduct the 30 Photo by Annelies Schlickenrieder Local sponsors joining Todays Lifestyles show Lucinda Homcmakcrs School home is excited to include New Braunfels and Comal County in her Todays Lifestyles with Iloincrnakers Schools 1991 With more than 10 local sponsors already this years presentation promises to be lively and On Kahny will display knowhow with food and recipes and share hints and all relating to Todays The selection of recipes will include snacks and National and their products make it possible to present the show Those attending will each receive cents off recipes and the 1991 Todays Lifestyles The New Braurifds Herald Zeiluna staff is planning u special Hoineinak ers School section with recipes and food photos for Area cooks can anticipate this as well as the other happenings at the New Braunfels Civ ic Center on the evening of the llontemakers Todays Lifestyles is the 1991 onstage production of Wisconsin Continued Iroin Page 1A   

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