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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 16, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas BEST AVAILABLE COPY Wednesday October 1991 236 Serving NEW BRAUNFELS and COMAL of Stanley Wenzel Two 20 Pages Stammtisch Best wishes The New Braunfels Herald Zeliung wishes happy birthday today to Roylcnc Shawn Thclka Raymond Mary Mildred Javier Javi Jessica John Richard Becky Dorothy Mary Louise Wundcrlich and Sammic Happy anniversary today to Gilbert and Louisa Alvarezand Elroy and Norma Know of a birthday or anniver sary Give our receptionist a call the day before at 6259144 wed like to share in the Business counseling The business counselor from the University of Texas at San Anto nio School of Business will be at the Greater New Braunfcls Cham ber of Commerce 22 for his regular monthly business Since the first of the the Chambers Small Busi ness Council has cooperated with UTSA to provide business counseling to individuals consider ing going into business and for persons already in To make an appointment for counsel which is free and call the Chamber at Volunteer training A training and appreciation meeting for volunteers of the Com al County Childrens Shelter is slated for 23 at 7 at the Victoria Bank and Trust North 1000 Walnut This meeting is for exper ienced volunteers and for persons interested in becoming a For more information call Ninfa volunteer at Klnderchor practice Kindcrchor practice is sche duled for 17 at at the new Senior Citizens 655 Landa The group is looking for children between the ages of 4 and 12 to sing German For more information call David Smith al Political candidate Jim Democratic candi date for the 21st Congressional will be the guest speaker at the meeting of the Comal County Democrats at Molly Joes Restaurant at 7 The public is invited to School patrons In an effort to increase commu nication and understanding between school and mem ber of the Canyon Middle School faculty and staff will go into the Solms community 21 to meet with parents and The neighborhood block party and meeting will be held in the Dry Creek parking lot at For more information call Principal Rusty Brockman at Octoberfest Fair Marions Octobcrfest Fair and Auction runs from 4 to 9 Saturday at Bulldog Stadium in to benefit Kruegcr Elementary and Marion Middle include an auc dance and food Relocation sale Bible Baptist Church will host a Sm 3A Good Day Southeast winds at 5 to 1 0 a high near 90 and a low near 58 ore likely loday and for the next three No big chance for ruin is The high in New Braun fels Tuesday was 87 and the over night low was For weather see Page CLASSIFIED 58B COMICS 4B CROSSWORD 3A DEAR ABBY 2B EDUCATION 3B ENTERTAINMENT 7A HOROSCOPE 4B KALEIDOSCOPE 15B OPINIONS 4A PRIME TIME 6A RECORDS 8A SPORTS 1 Q1 2A TV LISTINGS 4B WEATHER 2A City must make CAD nomination Youngsters at Peter and Paul Catholic School step into the harvest spirit during Tuesdays Oktoberfest pacing out the steps of a German folk Photos by Robert Stewart Pupils harvest tradition By ROBERT STEWART Staff Writer Students at Peter and Paul Catholic School got a taste of German culture Tuesday as they celebrated Oktoberfest 1991 with traditional songs and Musical accompaniment was pro vided by Pearl So well and David Smith of Oma and the of New Every year in Germany they have Oktoberfest to celebrate the end of their said who is also the parent of a student at the Tuesdays event was a prelude to the schools Fall Festival Once again the community has been so said Principal Norma Weve got lots of items for our auction including some beautiful The students have been doing the dances in and David brought tapes and did an inservice will These German folk dances were brought over by the founding families that settled in New Smith Some arc so old they dont even dance them in Germany Students knew the words and sang along to such favorites as Edel Dcr Frolichc Mcin Hut Dcr Hat Drei and Pfcrdchcn lauf Clues to homicide sought New County Crime Stoppers is asking for your help in solving this weeks crime of the which deals will a homi cide that occurred in the 200 block of Plum in New On October just after New Braunfels Police Department officers responded to assist EMS in reference to a shooting in the 200 block of South The victim of the shooting was being treated by EMS personnel but showed no signs of Witnesses at the scene advised officers that possible suspects were two Hispanic possibly wearing some type of mask over their heads and brandishing Police have no suspects at this The Francisco Nogues was a citizen of Police said the actors possibly entered the house through a front door and attempted to rob or did rob the occup There were three other occup all Mexican in the house at the lime of the Crime Stoppers will pay for one week only for information lend ing to the arrest and grand jury indict ment of the person or persons respon sible for this Anyone with information about this crime call Crime Stoppers at Crime Stoppers pays up to on all felony ByMARKWARNKEN Staff Writer The New Braunfcls City Council plans a special meeting to break a deadlock on a nomination to the Com nl Appraisal District board of The council on Monday voted 33 to nominate Rick Scidcl and Glyn who both applied for a single twoyear term running from 1 to 3 The council plans a special meeting when Council Member James Good reportedly ill in a San Antonio is able to attend in order to meet an 3 1 nomination Council Member Rudy Scidcl nom inated Rick while Council Member Bill Arnold nominated Richard is my and he has had a lot of experience with Scidcl said aflcr nominations He has reined a building to them for a period of two and during that time he was associated with them quite a He has attended many of their and hes worked with them and sometimes didnt like wliai they were like building ihcir own which was He worked against Seidcl Seidcl and Mayor Pro Tern Chapa and Council Member Paul Frascr vot ed to nominate Rick while Arnold and Council Members Clinton Brandt and Lorainc Kraft voted for Providing musical accompaniment for Tuesdays celebration are Sowell and David Brandt questioned City Attorney Barry Moore about the legality of acting as mayor following the resignation of Mayor James Good voting because there was not a lie when he cast the final Moore said the charter specifically allows the mayor to vote in all although some previous mayors set the precedence of voting only in cases of Either Scidcls or Goffs name will be included as the city nominee on a ballot to be voted on by the governing bodies of the various taxing entities the CAD Each taxing entity is proportioned a certain number of vot es according to The citys previous CAD board Chair man David did not not apply for another In other the council selected John Tays and Virginia Stockhursl for me Library Advisory Jeff VanKlccf and Carl Fox to the Parks and Recreation Advisory and Guadalupc Castillo to the New Braunfcls Utilities board of For the two open parks board he council received applications from currcnl members Jeff VanKlccf and Carl who icrnis expired and from Ann Council Member Clinton Lorainc Kraft and Rudy Scidcl voted for Vun Klccfand while Bill Arnold and Paul Frascr voted for Bartholomew and The council received four applica lions for one scat on the NBU The term of currcnl member Jesse who serves as board vice expires Robert Guadalupc Castillo and Frank Pancbianco turned in Scidcl and Arnold voted for while Brandt volcd for Gomez and Frascr voted for On the library the terms of currcnl members John Tays and Susan Ivy expired Submit ting applications for the scats were Virginia Stockhorsl and Kathryn the council unanimously approved an emergency reading of an ordinance Creatingan exception in the clog restraint ordinance for law enfor cement canine This change our city ordi nance to make canine units As it is written they arc said Police Chief Dick We need to exempt our police dogs from this In other the council Approved amendments lo ail ordi nance clarifying the purpose of the Safe City Commission and amending membership requirements and approving revised by Approved on second reading an ordinance updating mechan plumbing and swimming pool Awarded a bid lo See Page 2A New Braunfels Utilities General Manager Bob Sohn recaps Public Power Week and the history of electrical experimentation for the New Braunfels Evening Rotary Photo by Stephanie Ferguson Public power fueled Sohn tells club By STEPHANIE FERGUSON City Editor Describing the beginning of public iower as one of the most important dramas in Americas entire the New Braunfels Utilities general manager discussed Tuesday the history of how uTc country was Public power was there when ii electricity said Bob and its here loday providing locally ever accountable lowcost electric service to its customers leading the in what I arc innovative approaches to this most Sohn recapped Public Power for the New Braunfels Evening Rotary Club Tuesday nighlal Omasllaus Public Power Week the benefits of a community owning its own electric utility New Braunfels is one of more than publicly owned electric utilities in the United Electricity had its start in New Braunfels in the early when Harry Laiula moved into the power business by first providing street lighting and then home He got about 25 homes on his first run through town and then he deve loped hydroelectric electricity in the Landa Sohn See Page 2A NBISD meetings will retain open forum By ROBERTSTEWART Still Wrlttr The New Braunfels Independent School District Board of Trustees vot ed to extend the boards open forum policy beyond the six months sunset period which was to have expired in Open forum will now be a regular policy of the The recommendation was made that the process be extended exactly as approved on May A motion was made to amend the action to exclude the sunset provision that was a pan of the process approved on May The amendment and the continued open forum were approved On behalf of the New Braunfels Id just like to say we do support continuing the open said Pat local Texas State Teachers Association We feel it has been used in a responsible The lack of a district guardianship policy caused concern in the approval of two outof district Who is going to be legally respon sible for this said Trustee Dick referring to a student who would be living with on aunt and Trustee Arlon Hermes pointed out that procedure should not be changed before new policy was Trus tee Leo Chafiri said he wanted to vote on the students separately but there was already a motion on the This is the first time in five weve argued about students transferring in Trustee Bob Clarke Were wasting The transfers were approved on a 52 vote with Robinett and Chafin voting The board is consider ing making legal guardianship man datory for nonparents that a student may live The board also approved the awarding of a bid for worth of classroom furniture for the now Oak Run School from Indeco in This bid includes filing projection cans and and By pur chasing all items from three percent was deducted from the origi nal cost of said Loiuuc assistant superintendent for Final resolution of problems regarding repairs and replacement to metal roofing in the district were con tained in a change order in which a credit of was mode to the SM
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