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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 29, 1993, New Braunfels, Texas                                New Braunfels Friday January Serving Comal Home of Beverly Krock 51 Daily 50 Sunday 75 cents Republican candidates attack Kruegers stance on military ban AUSTIN AP Interim Bob Kruegcr is drawing fire from Republican challengers for his support of President Clintons promise to open the military to Its ironic thai the first major policy question that faces Krueger as an interim he doesnt represent said Jack Krueger wrote Clinton a letter earlier this week supporting the presidents stand on opening the military to Joe Barton and state Treasurer Kay Bailey Hutchison all criticized the Democratic senator during campaign appearances around the Krueger was appointed by Ann Richards to fill the uncxpired term of Treasury Secretary Lloyd The special election for the Senate seat is May Its Ironic that the first major policy question that faces Krueger as an Interim he doesnt represent Jack RHumble In his Tuesday letter to Krueger said I appreciate the leadership you are offering in reaching this decision as commander and and wish you to know that I will be working with oiher as well as with the Department of Defense and military leadership to see to it that our military and moral force are both enhanced as we put prejudice behind and dignity before The issue has flared in with opposition increasing in Asked about the GOP criticism Kruegers campaign issued a twopage statement saying the senator had been listening carefully to Texans about the Texans want three and I support each of They want to end They want to assure the strength and morale of our military They want to proceed carefully in making changes so that military integrity and personal integrity are both Krueger My position is that we must now turn this matter over to the secretary of defense and the Joint Chiefs of Staff in the And let them take as much time as they need to work through how this is going to be he But the Republican candidates sharply Ban ruled 2 The gay and lesbian lobby put him in the and he seems willing to do whatever it takes to remain in Washington and maintain their including making a lastminute decision to fall in line with the liberal wing of his Fields In Barton reiterated his vow to file legislation blocking gays from the If the president goes ahead with his Ill go ahead with said R I think I can defeat the The policy does not need to be Barton said his proposed Military Discipline Act of 1993 would take military rules prohibiting homosexuality and make them Ive never heard anyone say weve lost a war because homosexuals were not in the he Theres no need to change the Theres no rationale to suggest the military would be better for Hutchison told an audience in San Antonio that she stands with the generals who oppose allowing gays in the Hutchison told the Bexar County Republican Mens Club that she cant understand why Clinton is demoralizing troops by going against the advice of military She said Krueger was out of step with most Texans on the New Braunfels EMS and a friend assist Shannon a 15year in the school parking lot Thursday during the schools lunch old Canyon High School who suffered head injuries The student was transported to McKenna Hospital and is when she fell off the hood of a car driven by Wilbert reported to be in stable Photo by John Huseth Brandt cites 1992 budget shortfalls for possible taxes By GARY CARROLL Staff Writer New Braunfels Mayor Clinton Brandt said the idea of a tax hike for city residents is a result of 1992 city budget but also that it is too early to tell how much and when any tax increase would go into During the 1992 fiscal the city ran into problems collecting fees from people for services such as ambulance At the same the city was forced to Brandt transfer from contingency funds to be used in legal proceedings regarding the removal of gasoline tanks in the citys old city yard on Klingcman Numerous ideas have been offered as such as collection agencies and point of service but Brandt said the possibility of a tax increase still We arc not really certain that a tax increase will Brandt But after looking at what happened to us the first six months of this budget I see no other way to make sure that we dont get into a situation like that Brandt said the last tax increase came in and last year the City Council voted down a threequarters of a cent tax increase which Brandt feels may have been what put the city into its current Its hard for me to see how we can go into the next year without some sort of tax Brandt but right now its so early in the budget process that it would be impossible to say how Brandt said he hopes to be in a position to act on next years budget by June at which time the Council would decide on the logistics of a possible tax During the budgeting the Council will be open for communications at which time citizens can voice their feelings on a tax Brandt expects more citizen participation in Council proceedings as the time for budget approval draws and hopes citizens will be address their concerns to provide the Council with feedback and possibly ideas that the Council may have Brandt said that the more people get involved with the actual the more they will understand that an tax increase is not simply for the See Page 2 Catholic Schools Week set for Peter and Paul By DAVID SULLENS Editor and Publisher A weeklong calendar of events has been developed by Peter and Paul Catholic School in recognition of Catholic Schools according to Norma principal of the The official opening of the observance at the 120 yearold school is set for Sunday and will include a special Monday will sec opening ceremonies with the unfurling of a special cheers and a balloon A special meeting of the Peter and Paul Student Council is set for Monday according to Tuesdays events will begin at 10 with the schools traditional Big Sister activities followed by a picnic The underlying concept of this event is that the older students cater to the And on the picnic lunch is to be a giant trail mix that will be made up of ingredients brought by all the participating At an event christened Mind Joggers will This activity will involve exercises in creativity in which students or groups of students are challenged to find ways to drop an egg without breaking to design a paper airplane that will fly further than similar creations by other or to anchor a The Mind Joggers will be followed at 2 by a performance by the Balladeers from the Comal Independent School On Father Bill Paiz of the Southwest Texas State University Student Center will be on the local campus beginning at to talk to students groups about At Reflection Time will see warm See Page 2 Wild Turkey fund raiser kicks off March 18 March 18 is the date set for the first fund raiser for the recently established National Wild Turkey Federation chapter that will headquarter in New According to David organizer of the Hill Country Chapter of the that fund raiser will include refreshments and an auction and raffle at the Sacngcrhalle just outside New Huddlcston said last week that people from an area that includes Scguin and San Marcos as well as New Braunfels are involved in the event and will take pan in Tickets to the affair arc and include food and refreshments at the March 18 event as well as membership in the Tables of 10 arc available for A number of auction and raffle items already have been donated and Huddleston said he still is accepting such Items that will be offered cither at auction or as a part of the raffle activities associated with the banquet already include a 15foot canoe from a plugin Colcman the NWTF Remington 12 gauge gun of the the NWTF New England Firearms 20 gauge Jakes 14 framed carved a stagecoach a beard a Nemadji earth pottery a Martin Cougar Mountain compound a climbing tree a Pet two Wyoming knives with compact camo a 3X9 rifle a fish four 100 quart Coleman ice a deer processing a heavy duty smoker from Chuckwagon Cookers of New a limited edition print by noted wildlife artist Herb Strasser of Comal a turkey mount donated by Jonathan Lewis of Comal Taxidermy and a variety of other Anyone wishing more information about the NWTF or the upcoming banquet and auction can contact Huddleston at The National Wild Turkey Federation is a not forprofit conservation according to with headquarters in Index 1 16 Pages RELIGIOUS WATER Stammtisch Best wishes The New Braunfels HeraldZeitung sends Birthday wishes to Richard Pat Karen Sharon Jim Chatelle and Barron Ross Saturday birthday greetings go to Denise Anniversary wishes go to Donna and Larry Watson Lane closing Comal County Road Department will be reconstructing two drainage structures along Watson Lane This project is scheduled to begin 8 and be completed in approximately four During the construction of these drainage structures Watson Lane will be intermittently Traffic will be detoured to Kolcnburg Lane and York Creek For more information call Defensive Driving classes The New Braunfels Independent School District will have Defensive Driving classes taught by Billy Hightower Monday and 1 and 4 from 6 10 or from 8 at the NB1SD Community Education 430 Call Veterinary Enrichment Program The Texas Veterinary Medical Center at Texas University will have a Veterinary Enrichment Program this summer for upper level high school students who have an interest in mathematics and veterinary The threeday program will give participants the opportunity to explore the possibilities of veterinary medicine as a Three identical programs will be held June 1 June 15 18 and June 20 The cost of the program is but scholarships arc For more information contact Lyndon College of Veterinary Texas College TX 778434465 or 800 HalrCutAThon Makin Waves Hair Salon will hold a Hair CulAThon fundraiser to benefit the Comal County 4H Council on from 1 3 The public is invited to attend and get a haircut or a certificate for u Quick which must be used within one month of Makin1 Waves is located on Texas 46 For Home Delivery Call 6259144   

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