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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 22, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas                                Tuesday 25 Cents 240 Serving NEW BRAUNFELS and COMA BOUNTY Home of Jackie Kunkel October 1991 One 10 Pages Stammtisch Best wishes The New Braunfels Herald Zeitung wishes happy birthday to Dennis Sandra Reagan Paige Amanda Thomas and Kevin Belated birthday wishes to Elo Schwartz and Jerome Happy anniversary today to Jerry and Janice Know of a birthday or anniver sary Give our receptionist a call the day before at 6259144 wed like to share in the Six men needed Needed are six good men to work about 12 hours during the coming year to move donated books from the Dittlinger Memor ial Library to the Friends of Library sale site at the Municipal Building on Castell Persons who can work any weekday from 9 to 5 and are in good shape should call Douma at Persons who donate time will receive an honor ary membership in Friends of the a first shot at purchase of donated and a booktoters Lions golf The sixth annual New Braunfels Lions Select Shot Golf Tourna ment will be 27 at Chaparral Country Club in Seguin with an 8 shotgun Prizes will include to the first place foursome and to the second place Entry fee is per person and includes green food and Contact Steve Schultz at 6256492 for registra tion and more Volunteer orientation American Red Cross Volunteer orientation will be at McKenna Memorial Hospitals second floor conference room on 9 Anyone interested in becoming a volunteer auhe hospi tal or at the Red Cross office or a nursing home are asked to call 6259764 or Plaza concerts Noontime concerts are planned once again beginning at nOon Fri 25 on Main Paul McLaughlin and Don Forres will perform this Other concert dates are 4 through Admission is Bring a sack For more information call Penelope Church at Blood drive First Protestant Church is spon soring a blood drive 27 at the Seele Parish House located on Coll Appoint ments may be scheduled by calling the church office at The South Texas Regional Blood Bank will be accepting donors from to Hearing change Because of a change in the City Council meeting slated for Mon 28 the public hearing regarding an enterprise zone also has been moved to 29 at at the Municipal Street closures Walnut Avenue will be closed during the day Wednesday between San Antonio and Bridge streets for leveling and seal coating resurfacing City of New Braunfels Street Department crews will continue spot improvements on Walnut toward Landa Street throughout the rest of the but no further complete closures of Walnut are The resurfacing work is designed as a temporary repair See Page 2A Good Day Expect a high today around 84 and an overnight low of Winds will be out of the southeast today at 10 to 15 miles per Mondays high temperature in New Braunfels was 81 and the low was Inside DEAR TV Hummel Museum finds home ByMARKWARNKEN Staff Writer The Comal County Commissioners Court and The Hummel Museum board on Monday agreed to jointly purchase the former First Federal Savings and Loan building Each partner will pay toward the and both also will pitch in an estimated to physically divide the 199 Main According to the tax rolls of the Comal Appraisal the build ing alone not including the proper ty is valued at more than County commissioners approved the joint purchase after meeting behind closed doors for several hours on The Hummel board approved the agreement that Museum and county officials plan to evenly split the square feet of usable floor space and share the 110 or so parking places in the square foot parking which the county will use primarily during the week and the museum on Goodbread reportedly in hospital ByMARKWARNKEN StaH Writer Former New Braunfels Mayor James Goodbread is expected to con tinue resting comfortably in a San Antonio according to his whphas reportedly been too ill to attend the last two spe cial meetings of the New Braunfels City is awaiting results of blood His brought on by stress and complications from is not Stephany Goodbread He also will need to pay closer attention to his she She said while she couldnt release the name of the she has been conveying getwell cards and flowers to her who slept for two days straight after checking in more than a week Hes doing much He needs lots of sleep and relaxation no stress and no she He should soon be back in the saddle serving the people as well as he always In a written statement read during the 14 council Good bread resigned his position as mayor but said he planned to finish his cur rent council which expires next In Goodbread was unanim ously elected mayor by his fellow council He broke prece dence set by former New Braunfels mayors and cast a vote on each ques tion before the not only to break Goodbread is a leading opponent of the Lafarge Corporations plans to burn hazardous industrial waste at its Balcones cement plant near New Braunfels and is an outspoken propo nent of management of the Edwards The county also will need another in renovations for building cleanup signagc a walkway from the second floor of the Courthouse Annex and a fire escape and other firecode improvements for its half of the said County Judge Carter The county also anticipates spending another on The museum also will need to make some particularly light ing and ultraviolet screening of The building comes complete with two The museum will use its vault to store part of the collection not on and the county gets the other vault for its important Casteel said the deal will not only mean muchneeded additional county office it helps the which once opened will bring in much more revenue to the county through sales Final cost to the county after reno vations will be about or per square Casteel has appointed a committee to study financing options and make a recommendation in the A yearround attraction Chamber officials estimate thousands will tour museum ByMARKWARNKEN SUM Writer Mondays agreement between the Hummel Museum and the county is a big step toward a New Braunfels museum housing the worlds largest collection of origi nal twodimensional art by Sister according to museum President David The museum is an exciting new economic generator for the city and Lamon Were glad to have a downtown New Braunfels location a short distance away from the most popular tourist attraction in the state the Alamo in San We think well have a large pool of The museums governing a nonprofit corporation named the HummeUMuseum approved spending to purchase half the about square on Monday Lamon The museum is sche duled to open by the summer of Hummel officials recently final ized a leasepurchase contract with the Jacques Nauer family of Swit stewards of the million Conservative estimates say between and peo ple will visit the museum during its first said Tom presi dent of the Greater New Braunfels Chamber of The added tourism is expected to have a direct impact of million per year on the local based on state SM Page 2 next couple Options includfc using the countys cash reserves or issuing certificates of which would add no more than one third of a cent to the county tax she County Attorney Nathan Rhcinlan der has notified presil dent of Victoria Bank and in writing that the county wanted Walk er to exercise his banks option to purchase the First Federal building from the Resolution Trust Walker offered to acquire the building on behalf of the county and museum earlier this seeking a decision before Victoria Bank and Trust acquired First Federal Savings and Loan fronji the RTC in The RTC was scheduled to con tinue occupying the downtown build ing until early but that timetable could be depend ing on when the museum and county close on the said Hummel Museum President David The buyers plan to push for an early clos ing hopefully within the next 30 he Leaders surprised with awards By STEPHANIE FERGUSON Managing Editor Four community leaders were sur prised with Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce Chairman of the Board awards Monday during the monthly chamber Doug Miller and I Skip Stratemann and his wife Chere Stratemann were all recognized for their volunteer work in the com munity at the Holiday David Chairman of the Board awards are presented each year by the Chamber to individuals who have performed outstanding service to the community through civic endeavors in a specific field of voluntary who currently is chairman of the Comal Appraisal District board Chere and Skip Stratemann of was recognized for his efforts in economic Currently he sits on the Chambers Transportation Knowing that it is critical that proper highways and roads are deve loped for future economic growth we are pleased with the service you have provided this community as chairman of the Chambers transportation com said Manard current chairman of the a former mayor of New was presented the chairmans award in the field of public He I currently has been chairing the Natural Resources Committee and is Miller working extensively in Uie arena of water negotiations involving the Sier ra Club lawsuit and the Edwards Reading from the Ivy said Miller was recognized for his invest ment of an extraordinary amount of volunteer time and efforts toward protecting and preserving our com munitys most valuable water and especially the Comal Miller also is the 1988 recipient of See Page 2 Drugfree week continues Red Ribbon Week in New Braunfels continues tonight with hour long parenting workshops at and at the Civ ic Red Ribbon coordinated locally by the Safe City Commis sion of the city of New is sponsored by the nonprofit Tex ans War On Drugs The annual week of activities is planned to establish and promote drugfree lifestyles among all seg ments of the including churches and During tonights free work guest speaker Olivia Davis of New Braunfelsbased Treat ment Associates will discuss the family unit as it relates to parent The workshops are open to the On which is Wear Red a free confidential drug and life counseling will be manned by vol unteer professional counselors from 610 The Help Line is sponsored by the Family Counseling Center of New Braunfels and cosponsored by the Guadalupe Valley Council on Alcohol and Drug From 610 resi dents are encouraged to call the New Braunfels Police Department to report possi ble drug activity to make Crack Down Night a On area schools will exchange ribbons with visiting schools at football The Red Ribbon Campaign is in memory of lawenforcement offic ers who have died in the line of especially Drug Enforcement Agency agent Enrique Camerana who was murdered by Mexican drug traffickers in Mexico in   

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