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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 15, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas Sunday December 75 Cents 18 Serving NEW BRAUNFELS and COMAL COUNTY Hor Three 46 Pages Stammtisch Best wishes The New Braunfels Herald Zcitung sends birthday wishes today to Eli Eusebia and Nelba Happy birthday Monday to Bobby Chuck Cynthia Ann Oarza and Patti Belated birthday wishes to Sherry Andrea Todd Schneider and Rosanna Anniversary wishes today to Tom and Mary Holiday music Holiday music concert set The MidTexas Symphony will present a concert of holiday music at 4 IS at the New Braunfels Civic The concert features the Mid Texas Symphony Chorus with the New Braunfels High School and Seguin High School choirs performing Vivaldis Magnificat along with traditional holiday The rest of the program will include Bachs Brandenburg Concerto Andersons A Christmas Festival and Fantasia on Grecnsleeves by Vaughn Maestro Akira Endo will conduct the The MidTexas Symphony Chorus is being rehearsed by David Stevens of Tickets for this Christmas concert are for for senior citizens and college students and for students through high Tickets are available at First Choice and Rhoads Interiors Braunfels and wilTbTavalidble at the door the day of the The MidTexas Symphony Guild will sell Christmas poinsettias during the reception immediately following the Proceeds benefit the MidTexas Call 6290336 for more Caroling on the Plaza Celebrate the holiday season by helping fill the night air with song at the annual Caroling on the Area musician Paul McLaughlin will serve as song leader for the holiday which begins at 6 on the Main The streets will be blocked off for the 10th annual and printed song sheets will be Participants should consider taking lawn chairs and Hot chocolate and coffee will be Sec Page 2A Good Day A cold front that blew in Saturday will cool things off The high will be in the Inakto 1 6ET AU THE SANTA LEAVES Urtrtd II Its tree picking time M Nancy and Dick Mallard of San at shop for a Christmas tree in New Clarinell Hahn ties plastic sacks over customers shoes so they dont get muddy when they hunt for a Christmas Photos byBillErvin v 7 We farmers 4 r year By ROBERT STEWART Staff Writer The time has come for families 10 outfit their homes with Christmas trees for the rapidly approaching holiday and just as shoppers are urged to support New Braunfels businesses by buying gifts they can also buy locallygrown Christmas tree farms provide a backtonature family At the customers can even cut down their own if Hahns Tree Farm on Hunter north of the Oruene Historic sells Afghan Pine trees vcut Di that are native desert and require very litijfe said Oscar Weve got Texasgrown trees and that absolutely supports the local Hahn We will cut the trees But most of people like Hahn said that he first started the tree insurance company wouldnt allow customers to cut the trees so hie found a new insurer that woulift allow Vyhen the Christmas trees fjrjst came the insurance companies had never had a call for Christmas tree farm Hahn I We went around a long time before we somebody to even talk to The Hahn farm is selling trees for the fifth and is located 2 miles north of the intersection of k Hunter Road ancTiFarm to Market v Road 306 Open iScJurs are 10 until dark every Hahn first platitjed trees nine years ago to creatfeihe He sells the trees for per or less if they are nbtfull like if you wanted to put a he For more information about Hahns Tree J 5026 or 512 Grandmas Christmas Tree near Canyon also sells Afghan Pine Christmas trees ranging in height from four to twelve The Afghan Pine is a little bit longerneedled than other said John Kaderli of Grandmas It is the same type of tree that New Braunfels has on the Main Grandmas sells their Christmas trees for a flat per Kaderli Open hours are 9 to 5 on Saturday and Sunday and call before you come out on Police make arrests By ROBERT STEWART Staff Writer A New Braunfels man and a San Antonio man remain in the Comal County Jail on drug possession charges following their arrest Friday by narcotics officers of the New Braunfels Police said Captain Ray Christopher of the 200 block of South Hackberry and David of San Antonio are both charged with possession of a controlled under 28 which is a seconddegree Douglas Both men remain in jail in lieu of posting set by Precinct 2 Justice of the Peace Doc Officers have had the subjects under surveillance for several Douglas Officers saw them start to allegedly make a narcotics Officers then arrested the subjects as they were conducting the alleged drug buy in a vehicle parked in a parking lot near the intersection of Interstate 35 and Texas Seized in the raid were seven and onehalf grams of cocaine and around Douglas Contest picks best lit house The Doyle Trawick home was chosen Saturday evening as having the best overall lighting in the annual Southbank Christmas Light Up Taking honorable mention in the overall lighting category was the Bill Daffin Awards also were presented for the best lighted wreath and an honorable mention in that same Taking honors in that category was the Ron Smithers Honorable mention went to the Les Koopman Lafarge officials issue opinion on state rule By LARRY ROWR Staff Writer In the latest chapter of a local environmental Lafarge Corporation officials said they are exempt from state rules against the burning and storage of waste within a halfmile of But the president of an environmental citizens group called the officials merchants of disinformation and accused them of fabricating loophole to get mound the Fred president of Lafarges Southern said the company believes the bill exempli any company that previously burned any type of waste not just hazardous We are protected from the prohibition because it within a section of the bill Senate Bill that anyone who has been burning waste material prior to the bill becoming law is protected from the Koester have been using tires as a fuel and tirederived fuel is a waste fuel and meets the criteria of waste fuel described in Senate Bill he But Paul president of Securing a Future said the company is skewing the intent of the bill to include all Our contention is that the clear and plain meaning of Senate Bill 1099 was to protect people from hazardous waste management he And to suggest that tires are the same as waste is not only but an attempt to circumvent the will of the Lafarges opinion on the bill was a response to the Texas Air Control which is considering the companys application for a permit to start hazardous waste storage and air control board had asked Lafarge in November for its position on Senate Bill which prohibits any new hazardous waste management facilities within a hall mile of Koester said Lafarge cannot meet that There are definitely structures within a he added that by asserting the companys exemption from this they are merely maintaining the status quo by protecting their permit applications with the air control board and the Texas Water Pennington said the move was not meant to preserve the status but is instead a clear slap in the face of the people of our Jim general counsel for ine air control said he will be studying Lafarges assertion that the bills wording exempts them from 10 shopping to Chrlitmaa Food Drive nears end The New Oraitrfalx llentld Zeltungs Cheer Fund drive now lias raised The goal of the drive is to raise money to provide Christmas dinners to local residents who are less Daily updates of how much money hai been contributed will appear in the Herald until the delivery Latest contributors are George and Amy Slwfer burning It appears theyre putting significant importance on the word wastederived Braddock adding that he may want to look into the bills legislative Koester said the company is waiting for an environmental assessment study by the San Antoniobased Southwest Research The study is expected to cost Lafarge more than If the environmental assessment brings forth some problems of some unsafe conditions that we then we will abandon the he Gift buying Ray Schoch and Wayne Effenbcrger help children gift wrap Christmas gifU they picked out after day of Christmas shopping The Breakfast Lions Club the special program each year hat allows underprivileged children to go Christmas Photo by
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