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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 19, 1993, New Braunfels, Texas                                New Braunfels Tuesday January Serving Comal Home of JoMarle Selbert P 44 Dally 50 Sunday 75 cents Chamber agrees to seek franchise for Dispute Resolution Center By DAVID SULLENS Editor and Publisher The directors of the Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce Monday agreed to seek a franchise to create a Dispute Resolution The according to Chamber President Tom would be created in cooperation with a DallasForth Worth based Alliance Dispute Resolution Local Chamber officials learned of the firm through a communique from the Texas Chamber of That communiqu6 went to 15 Chambers throughout the state that might be interested in creating a Purdum said Under the the DallasForth Worth area firm will train two Chamber representatives in dispute The Dispute Resolution Center would then offer the services of those two charging an hourly fee for their The Chambers role is simply to provide a mediator and a place to Purdum It would mostly be a though we would of that it would be Purdum also told the Chambers directors that the organizations annual membership drive is set for April 2022 and that Southwestern Bell Telephone District Manager Tim Tippitt has advised him that the telephone company has awarded a grant to the New Braunfels Chamber for the purchase of computer hardware and software to facilitate industrial The Chamber president also told the board that a Texas Department of Transportation hearing on Interstate 35 construction is set for 7 26 at Canyon High Bill who chairs the Chambers annual Texas Legislative Conference and Texan of the Year told the board that Barbara who is to receive the Texan of the Year honor has confirmed that she will be present to accept the He also said that New Braunfels own Bob recently named Senator to succeed former Lloyd who was named to the Clinton will speak at the conference and that noted Texas economist Ray Perryman will speak at the Friday morning session of the The conferences Cone reminded the community is Jobs and More The Chambers directors also heard reports from Natural Resources Committee Chairman Doug from Carol who chairs the Chambers upcoming Home and Garden and Convention and Visitors Chairman Lee And Lupe a member of the Chambers first Leadership New Braunfels briefed the organizations on the LNB which began in with an overnight Castillo spoke of the programs various concluding by I think I speak for the whole class when I say we want to thank the Chamber for coming up with this The Leadership New Braunfels program is designed to identify those who have community leadership potential and speed the development of that potential through a yearlong series of monthly fullday sessions on various elements of the Castillo in the current which has reached its halfway have looked at county city the media and cultural aspects of the POSITIVE ACTION S WTSU helps Frazier mark one semester of program By Gary Carroll Staff The students of Frazier Elementary School in New Braunfels gathered in the gymnasium on Friday to celebrate the first semester of their Positive Action The program began with the students thanking the Frazier Elementary School including the custodial the cooks and the for all of their hard During the the cheerieadiersfV6rnSouthwest Texas State University entertained the students with a few and the Bobcat Basketball team wowed the crowd with a basketball exhibition of highflying slam But before the one of the players told the students that education is the most important talent they can To a college a basketball can be worth anywhere from to depending on the the player And he can sign a professional contract for millions of dollars but the contract is only worth a million education is He assured the students that if SWT cheerleaders and the Bobcat mascot highfive with some students at Frazier Elementary after the Positive Action Assembly last Photo by John Huseth they worked hard and felt good about they would Frazier Elementary School Principal Sid Ridgway told the students that the Positive Action Program was about more than just These young men work hard at Ridgway told the but they work harder at their Ridgway said the idea of the Positive Action Program was to make kids feel and act and since the inception of the See Page 2 Hanz fence saves earns Farm Bureau award BY ROSE MARIE EASH Staff Writer An idea for repairing barbed wire fence resulted in an invitation to for local Edwin Hanz is one of two Texas winners of the American Farm Bureau Federations Farmer Idea Exchange competition and his moneysaving idea was presented at their national convention in In the 50 miles of fence that Ive I imagine its saved me at least to a said The fence wire tightener that Hanz invented provides a shortcut for tightening or repairing barbed wire The device is made with two pair of fence pliers and a piece of 9 To repair a the barbed wire is cut and a loop is made on each of the cut then a patch piece of wire is used to connect the fence line back By bending one end of the patch wire like a key you can patch and tighten the fence by twisting the key and wrapping the patch wire around Remember how keys were used to open sardine cans they rolled up a thin strip of win wftl wrap around Ihtrtbf pulling metal that was removed from the tin to allow you to open it before there were pop I used a straight rod with a hole in it and rolled it said But by the time you unrolled it again to get the rod you lost some of the tension on the it dawned on why not just wire twist if around arid rbliit up and then youre through with Hanz says the device allows you to tighten the fence anytime fairly quickly whereas using a fence jack is time consuming and can be County News Briefs By ROSE MARIE EASH Staff Writer Fire Chief Baker says fire result of teenage mischief The fire that destroyed the Community Service Center January was apparently the result of teenage Theres good reason to believe the fire was set by teenage said Fire Chief It was they werent trying to burn the place Baker said witnesses and See County Page 2 Berrera focuses on stability of Republican calls for party unity By Gary Carroll Staff Writer The New Braunfels Republican Women Club welcomed Roy Barrera to their annual membership luncheon at the First United Methodist Church on former 144th District State Court Judge and cochairman of the 1992 George Bush Campaign in told attendees that Republicans have a responsibility to their Im here to tell as a we owe a duty to our Barerra This Barrera is to elect an American who can do a good job someone who exemplifies the ideals of traditional family This is not as important in some minds as it is in Barrera Barrera said also this duty applies not only to candidates for the Whjte House or the United States but to local candidates as The main point Barrera hit upon repeatedly was the stability of the Republican not only in Texas but across the He said the foundation of the party is being eroded by internal and to regain the party strength and party members need to be more receptive to differing Barrera mentioned that divergent views on abortion were causing a rift if not could keep the Republican Party from regaining lost Now is not the time to be Barrera As we are now becoming the party of being in so many camps that it is dividing the Barrera referred to an instance during the 92 Bush campaign in which some Republican phonebank volunteers refused to work alongside of other volunteers who had differing ideas on the abortion People are putting issues in front of Barrera We are letting issues divide us to such an extent that the Democrats are there to pick up the pieces and finish the Barrera said people within the Republican Party need to learn to live work together and respect each others views for the party to This tent is big enough for Barrera also discussed the upcoming May special election for Treasury Seeretary designee Lloyd Bentsens vacant Senate He assured the audience that the election of a Republican Senator is entirely possible as long as Republicans support one I regret the fact that we have to make a choice between three great Barrera but the fact that we have three solid candidates to offer is a tribute to our Barrera was referring to Congressmen Jack Fields of Humble and Joe Barton of and Kay Bailey Hutchison the current state who have all announced their candidacy for the According to for the Republicans to have a chance against Bob a man Barrera and Barton both call a formidable the party must We are going to lose sight of our goal to defeat Bob Krueger if we dont let our voices be Barrera The State Republican Committee will be meeting soon to decide if the party will offer one candidate an endorsement something the Republican Party traditionally does not Barrera said that right now its just too early to tell if the committee will vote to endorse one and if so who that candidate would The more candidates we offer year in and year the fewer dollars we have to give to them and the weaker we Barrera Think about what you feel would be the best for Texas and the Republican We can elect a Republican Barrera said that the Republican Party needs to move a away from negative campaigning and concentrate its efforts toward attracting and a constituency dedicated to conservative He indicated that the large number of independents and conservative Democrats could benefit the Republicans in the May special Barrera is currently practicing law in San Antonio and mentioned that he is interested in furthering his political possibly as soon as but was not yet sure in what capacity he wanted to Index Stammtisch 1 10 Pages WATER Best wishes The New Braunfels HeraldZeitung sends Birthday wishes to Ida Anthony George Roselyn Lisk and Enrique Belated birthday wishes go to Dorothy Carol Ann Diaz and Kim Canyon Music Boosters The Canyon Music Boosters will meet at in the Canyon High Band The public is encouraged to Band Boosters New Braunfels High School Band Booster will meet at at the Band Parents and supporters of the Mighty Unicorn Band are invited to Call 6290262 Adult Learning Center The Adult Learning Center is relocating to 205 Castell The Rutherford The telephone number is If any former students have the center would appreciate your returning Christine Zavala is the teacher for the GED day which are held Monday through Thursday from 9 4 Suzie Garcia is the English as a Second Language which meet Monday through Thursday from 7 9 Girl Scout Cookies The 1993 Girl Scout Cookie Sale of the Lone Star Girl Scout Council will be 23 Cookies can be bought from neighborhood Girl Scouts and at Girl Scout Booth sales around the For many this is the first experience in They learn sales money management and goal They gain self respect in learning the importance of completing a Proceeds from the sale support girls in this community in a variety of for camp and math and science Texas United States Pageant Married women 21 years of age or older and citizens of the United States are invited to compete in the Texas United States pageant which will be held in Dallas in Call 715 For Home Delivery Call 6259144   

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