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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 24, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas                                tv Thursday October 1991 242 Serving NEW BRAUNFELS and COMAL COUNTY Home itling of Allen Hudson One 14 Pages Stammtisch Best wishes The New Braunfels Herald Zeitung wishes happy birthday today to Susi Gregory Bryant Julian Castlllcja Kelly Cathy Victor Lupe Rodger Drew Barry Paul Steven Link and Dorothy Belated birthday wishes to Dia na Mark Anthony Rudy Cindy Beverly Beck and Becky Know of a birthday or anniver sary Oive our receptionist a call the day before at 6259144 wed like to share in the Rabies drive The Comal County Veterinary Medical Association will sponsor its annual rabies drive Area veterinarians will be a Fire Station in Canyon City and at Fire Station on Oblate Drive from Cost will be which includes a rabies vaccination and a county Neutered animals with a lifetime county license need only receive a rabies inoculation for Owners must bring the lifetime county license with them to avoid paying the relicense Proceeds from the drive are used to fund the location associations scholarship Fall Fest Bulverde United Methodist Church is sponsoring a Fall Festi val at the located at 281 26 from 10 to 4 with a bake arts and drinks and musical entertainment Casino night Canyon Lake Chamber of Com merce will present Casino Night 26 from 710 at Doors open at pm Advance tickets at the Door prizes and Las Vegas style games are planned for the Babysitting will be Tick ets are available at a number of locations including the Times Guardian and New Braunfels Project Wild The city of New Braunfels Parks and Recreation Department will offer a free Project Wild workshop for adult youth leaders and teach ers 29 and 30 from 58 in the Landa Recreation Center in Landa For more information call 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 booktotcrs Lions golf Entries arc still being accepted for the sixth annual New Braunfels Lions Select Shot Golf Tourna ment slated for 27 at Chaparral Country Club in Seguin from 8 to Entry fee is per person and includes green food and Contact Steve Schultz at 6256492 for registration and more So 2A Good Day Expect a high today around 86 and an overnight low of Winds will be out of the southeast today at 10 miles per Tuesdays high temperature in New Braunfels was 89 and the low was CLASSIFIED 1M4 COMICS 8 CROSSWORD 3 DEAR ABBY 0 HOROSCOPE 8 KALEIDOSCOPE RECORDS 4 SCR APBOOK 7 SPORTS 1 TV LISTINGS conjunction with Red Ribbon Week New Braunfels h Schodl students Wednesday participated in an activity er every 23 a student dies every 23 minutes in the United States because of drug All of the students later gathered for an antidrug pep J The event was sponsored by the Student Photos by Annelies Schlickenrieder County eyes resumes ByMARKWARNKEN Staff Writer Comal County commissioners expect to hire a new county road engi neer within four The county received more than 25 resumes for the vacant position before the 18 application said County Judge Carter Commissioners will read each resume and rate the select ing the top Casteel asked Commissioners Neil Craigmile arid Moe Schwab to then compare the individual rankings and determine the top five to 10 candidates to be Former County Road Engineer Mac McCoy resigned 19 after heading the countys road department for more than seven McCoy said he resigned his job because guidance and interference from the court during the past six to eight months had left him unable to effectively administer the road Problems in the working relation ship between the court and the county engineer arose from commissioners wanting more details about the activi ties of the road department and to be more responsive to citizens Arrests made in By ROBERT STEWART Staff Writer Two more New Braunfels residents have been arrested and charged with felony theft and one man who was arrested earlier has pled guilty and sentenced in the case of employees allegedly stealing from a New Braun fels Rodney of the 1600 block of Bridge and Quinton Hol of the 1600 block of Bridge were each arrested and charged SM 2 Early voting reported light in county ByMARKWARNKEN Staff Writer Early voting in the 5 state constitutional amendment election continues weekdays through 1 from 8 to in Room 306 of the Comal County Courthouse So early turnout in the county has been light with about 300 people casting despite a proposed constitutional amendment that would permit the state to operate a The lottery question is one of 13 proposed amendments to be decided by For the convenience of the UnlbadWau Courthouse Annex will be open for weekend voting on 27 from to There will also be three temporary early voting branch locations Canyon Lake Action Sat 7 Bulverde Community 27 Garden Ridge Municipal Com Garden Amendment 11 would permit the state to operate lotteries and to contract with one or more legal enti ties to operate lotteries on behalf of the The amendment specifically provides that all or part of the opera tion of the lotteries may be delegated to private Arguments in favor of the amend ment include the fact that a self supporting lottery will generate an estimated million in net revenue each year that otherwise would be raised through tax increases or new Opponents of the lottery say it would generate a relatively small part of the states budgetary would not prevent future tax and would be a highly regressive form of taxation since most tickets would be purchased by lowand middle income The lottery proposal reads The constitutional amendment authorizing a state Amendment 9 also is important locally because it was included on the ballot specifically to help Comal County rancher Lawrence Stoepler get clear title to 60 acres of property at the ComalHays county line that his family has owned or at least thought they owned for Stoepler urges residents here to vote yes on the which would authorize the commissioner of the State Land Office to issue patents for public land held in good faith under the appearance of title for at least 50 A recently discovered minor cleri cal error made by the state land office more than 100 years ago means Stee plers 60 acres legally still belongs to the state even though his father bought and paid taxes on the tract as part of a ranch later inher ited by Stoepler and his Stoepler has all the required legal documents to prove including the legal description and tax records every 2 lOOpoicunl 75 poiconl 60 pmconl 25 puicunl Bank officials praise building sale Goal reaching At Wednesdays middrive United Way officials reported that has been raised during the local See Page By ROBERT STEWART SUM Writer Corporate officials of Victoria Bank were in town Wednesday and expressed pleasure at their role in helping the community acquire the First Federal Building on the Main Plaza for county offices and the Hum mel The theory all along was that there was some interest from the communi ty standpoint in that particular facili said Michael president and chief operating officer of Victoria The price that it is available at from the RTC Resolution Trust Corporation makes it extreme ly attractive and all we are trying to do is accomodate those community wants and desires by passing on our option to the local community which we think not only helps the communi ty but is something we wquld like to see happen Theres no question that were very interested in all the communities that we operate in and community service both from our employees down to actual Michael president and CEO of Victoria is joined by regional director and Charles chairman of the board and both of Victoria Bank and Photo by Robert Stewart Its a great opportunity for the county to participate in the purchase of that building given the fact that I believe the building was on the tax rolls at some million and they will have an option to purchase that at said Charles chairman of the board and chief executive officer of Victoria Bank and Obviously the county has felt very strongly about what the value of what that property is and I think they have a real bargain and Im glad that they could take our position and take advantage of that bargain for citizens of the Hunter and Hrdlicka said that while there still could be a few more bank failures in 85 to 90 percent banks are now healthy with stability and growth in the Theres no question that Texas going to lead the nation out of the curt rent recession that were in Hunter We see very positive things in all the markets we operate in in terms of the economic environ Were not ever going to see the late 70s and early 80s boom syn drome but what we are going to see is   

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