Friday, October 18, 1991

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 18, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas IttT AVAIlAlii COPY 25 Cents 238 NEW BRAUNFKL9 irtd COMAL COUNTY Home of Howard Benson TW6 18 PiQM Stammtisch Best wishes The New Braunfcls Zeitung wishes happy birthday today to Elizabeth Glen da Belinda Miguel Aguirre Amanda Kay Floyd Nydia Villanucva and Melba Happy birthday Felix Stephen Samuel Tristan and Carolyn Kar bach Belated birthday wishes to Roy Happy anniversary today to and Miguel Celebrating an anniversary Henry and Frances Know of a birthday or anniver sary Give our receptionist a call the day before at 6259144 wed like to share in the Trail of homes The public is invited to visit Canyon Lake on 19 and 20 for the third annual Trail of Homes Tour to be presented by the Friends of Tye Preston Memorial Library from 15 each Six homes are one the tour one is an historical All of the homes on the tour are on the south side of the off Farmto Markct Advance tickets may be purchased at the library and at Victoria Bank and both located on FM 2673 in On tour the library will be open to serve refreshments and to have tickets and maps A donation for the tour is All proceeds will go into the operating budget of the All sports booster The New Braunfels All Sports Booster Club will meet 7 21 in Room B17 at New Braunfels High All members are urged to attend to view the film of San football game following the meet Benefit barbecue The Lake Dunlap Area Volun teer Fire Department will sponsor its annual barbecue 19 from 411 at the American Legion Post 410 Coll in New Barbecue plates are for adult and for a Auction begins at 6 raffle at and a dance beginning at with Johnny Pfeil and Grucncs Crossing Pumpkin patch The McKcnna Memorial Hospi tal pumpkin patch will be set up 24 from 28 at the hospital and people are encour aged to drop by to purchase a pumpkin for All of the proceeds will go to the Elliot Knox Nursing Scholarship For more information call 6259 Pumpkin contest Make plans to be on Main Plaza at 10 to enter your precarved jacko lantern in the annual Carved Pumpkin sponsored by the Downtown Categories for the young age 16 and under are funniest and most Young at heart category age 17 and over will be judged for bestallaround and can be carved or Prizes will be given and costumes are There will be face ghosts 2A Todays sunny with a high near 90 and an overnight low near are expected to fall early Saturday to a cool Highs near 80 and overnight lows in the 50s perhaps the 40s in the Hill Country are No chance of weekend rain is In New Braunfels the high was 87 and the overnight low was For more on weather see Page Good Day CLASSIFIED 268 COMICS 9A CROSSWORD 3A DEAR ABBY 2B ENTERTAINMENT 1B 9A RECORDS 4A RELIGIOUS FOCUS 0A SPORTS TV 14 WEATHER County collision Accident totals kills deer By ROBERT STEWART Staff Writer A truckdeer collision about Thursday on Farm to Market Road 2722 left a Canyon Lake mans 1984 Toyota 4Runner truck upended in trees on the side of the Im just sorry I killed that said Mike whose truck was a total A utility pole was snapped off about ten feet up in the air and tele phone wires were The truck came to rest upsidedown at the bot tom of a 1520 foot embankment on the side of the Hawes was heading towards Canyon Lake on the known as Bear Creek when the deer ran across the road in front of his How does a person survive Hawes as he examined the The truck was fully customized to deluxe sport truck standards and work had just been completed on it two days Hawes The only insurance on the vehicle was liability he Do you think theyll mess it up more when they pull it he a former cameraman with said that he recently opened a 4x4 truck shop in San Mike joins sheriffs department and EMS officers examining the wreckage of his Photo by Robert Stewart discussing severance is scheduled to approve a settlement with city manager and dis cuss extra compensauon for the inter im city manager during a special meeting this City officials ate scheduled to publ icly approve a severance settlement wjth former City Manager Paul Groh man following a private executive session during the 5 meeting in the New Braunfels Municipal Build ing meeting After meeting behind closed doors for three hours Monday the council unanimously accepted the res ignations of Grohman and Mayor James Goodbread in an agreement said to be a step toward ending a divi sive monthlong council Though city officials have declined to release specific details of the prop osed it will include sever ance pay and insurance and retirement nomination doeMt violate nepotism rules ByMARKWARNKEN SUHWriter While state statutes and the New Braunfels charter address nepotism at the city the city attorney says Council Member Rudy Seidel violated neither by nominating his to the Comal Appraisal District board of The council on Monday split 33 on a nomi nee for the CAD Council Member Bill Arnold nominated Glyn The New Braunfels City Council is scheduled to reconsider a nomination to the board during a special meeting this Were going to try again and I wont nominate Its not but if people are uncomfortable then I just wont do Rudy Seidel If I was trying to provide a job for him that was then it would be But as long as its a nopay then its per fectly all he City Attorney Barry Moore on Thursday said the nomination violates neither the city charter provision nor state From what I know of the situation and what Ive it doesnt appear to violate the state law because that refers only to paid Moore It the charter provision seems to have its thrust on dealing with persons employed by the and it also in more general terms in some parts of about service to the Moore Number this is not an employmenlbythecity and its prob ably questionable that its even service or a posi tion of the city since its really a nomination for a position in a separate the appraisal The council on Monday voted 33 to nomi nate Rick Seidel and who both applied for a single term running from to After making the Seidel said his son has much experience working with the has attended many board meetings and will work hard as a board Seidel and Mayor Pro Tern Chapa and Coun cil Member Paul Fraser voted to nominate Rick while Arnold and Council Members Clinton Brandt and Loraine Kraft voted for The deadlocked council decided to delay the vote until a special meeting when Council Member James reported to be ill in a San Antonio is able to attend in order to meet an 31 nomination The citys nominee 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 propor tioned a certain number of votes according to The citys previous CAD board Chairman David did not apply for another Killeen gunman used popular 9mm pistol By ROBERT STEWART Staff Wrltar The Clock17 9mm semiautomatic pistol used Wednesday by a gunman who killed 22 people and then himself at a Killeen cafeteria is the sidearm of thousands of law Its one of the new more advanced said Mike owner of Docs Guns in New Braun Its high capacity and holds quite a few The bottom pan of it is that highimpact It was the gun that was called the plastigun but its got more than a pound of steel in It was originally feared that the gun would not be easily detected by metal detectors but tests by the bureau of Tobacco and Firearms have proven CantuWithoff The made in Austria and imported by Clock of can fire 17 shots or 19 depending on the magazine The pistol is mean ing it fires every time the trigger is The cartridges are contained in a detachable allowing rapid Quite a few law enforcement agencies have gone to it its an excellent CantuWithoff The police and sheriffs depart ments in San Antonio are considering use of the he Its somewhere between a spe cial and a Magnum in he Law enforcement agencies really like it because of the it gives 1 CantuWithoff said he has soldi some of the Clock guns at his and that they sell for about There is no waiting period to SM 2A 100 percent 75 peicenl percent 25 peiconl Renewed petition effort expected United Way of Comal County has collected donations and pledges totaling bringing campaign to 71 pwant of its ByMARKWARNKEN Staff Writer A group of Garden Ridge residents plans to reflle a written complaint against Mayor Linda Klekar as early as next week after the petition was returned as Council Member Millikin oh Thursday said he has returned the complaint to petition effort spokes man Keilh who originally preiented it to Millikin during the council regular monthly meeting V Thursday Richter said the petitioners plan to amend the docu ment to legal guidelines and re sybrnit it next The signed by 66 resi for the resignations of Kle kar and Mayor Pro Tern Paul citing official miscon duct and violations of the Texas Open Meetings Richter The com plajnt also to force a special council evidentiary hearing to consid er the he After evaluating the Millikin returned it as invalid about a week after th meeting and said he so far has heard nothing further from was advised that the statute references were out of date as of 1987 of the fact that any statements heeded to be sworn Millikin Klekar said she has no plans to res ign because of the which she says is filled with empty accusa tions and not representative of most It was basically an invalid docu ment because the local government code requires that it be sworn Klekar Rjtcher said he plans to soon meet with the Garden Ridge city attorney to clarify the legal requirements before he or another signee resubmits the document to Millikin next before the councils next regular Garden Ridge beginning its monthly recycling collection ByMARKWARNKEN Staff Wrlttr Garden Ridge residents are set to dump plastic and aJumi num on the Municipal Complex grounds this But it wont be a mess because Girl Scouts will be on hand to collect such recyclable refuse as a raising The San Antonio Area Council of Girl Scouts has agreed to accept recyclable items between 9 and 2 the third Saturday of each beginning j this said City Council Member Recyclable items accepted will include newspaper without advertising glass brown and plastics 1 and and aluminum j I who arranged the said an announcement this week in the communitys quarterly newsletter was one of his several efforts to inform rest dents about and build support for the I also sent all Garden Ridge residents about 10 days ago a special flyer in mail about the am Ill be placing reminder signs around the city day Millikin Millikin has said the Girl Scout program may someday lead to a curbside j recycling program in the I