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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 28, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas Happy Thanksgiving Thursday November 1991 Serving NEW BRAUNFELS and COMAL COUNTY Home of Burr Two 26 Pages Reasons for giving thanks By LARRY ROWE Staff Writer As New Braunfels citizens con tinue to face an economic some may feel there is less to be thankful for this But in sharing their feelings on the local religious leaders said community members should turn to one another in and see that there is reason to give I It is true that some people enjoy more material things than said Robert Ohara of the Holy Family This is a good time for them especially to try to help others that dont have as people who are unemployed or who suffer from the high cost of The Gordon Graham of the First Baptist Church In the midst of the recession that were going during the I think it will give us a tendency to pull together as family units and depend on one I personally am thankful that in the midst of a world of conflict and a very unsteady that there is one who gives peace and and thats the Iprd Jesus Graham We have a tremendous amount to be thankful said Pastor Dennis Gallaher of the Freedom Fellowship We think weve had it tough until we begin to compare to the East em bloc and others who are just tasting He added that the recession is a good time to kick back to the more traditional value systems that we held in this country up to the last 40 Thanksgiving is also a slow and connect with each other and connect with our crea said the Charles DeHaven of Paul Lutheran Inelde Letters of Ida Sings Thanksgiving Holiday Restaurants serving holiday I think our interdependence upon each between one another and our environment is what Thanks giving is all DeHaven He attributed the recession in part to a negative attitude among the nations We feed upon that activity rather than upon the blessings of our Weve forgotten our many bless and Thanksgiving is a time to reflect on how blessed we and to be able to have the right kind of atti tude about Robert associate rector for Johns Episcopal said it is important to take time to take stock of our lives and the many things that God has granted As we believe that God does supply our he If I think this time of recession causes us to realize our dependence upon the Koth said the church will celebrate Thanksgiving by serving giving prepare their Food was donated by the Spirit of Sharing Food Bank and by Last the Thanksgiving dinner fed 400 he Ohara said the Catholic Youth Organization at the Holy Family Church put together baskets of SM Page 2A J Turkey picking time Local stores were busy all day Wednesday as turkey hunters picked over the frozen birds looking for tbi perfect one to put on their Thanksgiving Photos by Bill Ervin stammtisch Council divided on mayors announcement Best wishes The New Braunfels Herald Zeitung wishes nappy birthday today to Starla Elida Lela Ortega and Tina Marie Anniversary wishes to Charles and Patricia Rogers and and Juan CISD meetings Comal Independent School Dis trict officials are planning two community meetings to provide information to taxpayers regarding the current attempt to roll back the 199192 property tax Superintendent Joe Rogers and his staff will present information and answer questions during publ ic meetings scheduled for 7 4 at Canyon Middle School and 11 at Smithson Valley High CISD taxpayers are urged to attend a meeting to learn more about the financial situation of the school Toys for Tots The 1991 Toys for Tots SM 2A By LARRY ROWE Staff Writer New Braunfels Mayor Clinton Brandt said Wednesday that the city managers position will be open for applications after but two council members criticized the mayor for the Its going to be a big issue because we want to be very careful in our selection and someone that hopefully can rely on to do the job for Brandt I think that since the present council is going to Brandt start on this I hope that we could finish it before we have a change in the council in he noting that the spring election possibly could complicate the hiring The position became vacant with the controversial resignation of City Manager Paul Grohman in Assistant City Manager Hector Tamayo was then moved into the seat of interim city Council Members Rudy Seidel and Paul Fraser responded to Brandts announcement with I wish this had not been brought up at all at this Fraser I think its something we could have discussed in I think the mayor was totally out of line to bring it He added that he was more than a little shocked that its caused this embarrassment for some of the coun cil members who had no idea he was going to make this Seidel said the announcement was a real surprise because I thought we were all of the same mind that we were going to keep Tamayo until way down the In fact we all agreed upon Brandt said the 1 time frame had been discussed by the council members upon Grohnians He said he thought the council had agreed upon During a special ses sion at that a passing com ment was made by a council member that they should look at filling the position after and there was no comment to the Brandt Fraser said Brandt was unkind to Tamayo for not discussing the announcement with him but Brandt said he had done just The interim city manager and I had previously talked about Brandt Tarnayo said he remembered the I date from a previous council But as for whether Brandt had discussed it with him he may have mentioned tl just in Tamayo said he has not decided whether to seek the Seidel said he would like to see Tamayo slay in the and he expected that the question of hiring after 1 would conic up before the council for a Council Member Ramon Chapa said he supported Brandt for wanting to select a city manager after 1 but before the next We knew that we wanted to hire a city manager later when all of this tur moil dies he Council Member Loraine Kraft said the council should take their time to choose the best Im sure were looking at 60 to 90 days until we make a she Council Members Bill Arnold and James Goodbread could not be reach ed Chapa said Tamayos qualifica tions were but we dont have anything to lose by looking and trying to find out what else is out Food drive continues Good Day Expect clear skies and cool win dy conditions today as the high temperatures rises to about For more weather infor mation see page toldt DEAR The New Braunfels Herald Zeitungs Cheer Fund drive now has raised The goal of the drive is to raise money to provide Christmas din ners to local residents who are less Daily updates of how much money has been contributed will appear In Uie Herald until the delivery recipent gvng caii KO bo Im Mulpmembuirmontonsof catioflu wwa ftom a ly be about eight weeks before ia back at his Education Center Wo can talk to him by phone WWSQ weve got thai advicelevel did not have Latest contributors are Robert and Kuth Henry and Donna Ann and Bait
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