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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 7, 1993, New Braunfels, Texas New Braunfels Herald uo sowfBT IHCROPUHI i SIN wo 2627 E UK PAMV TX 79903 February Serving Comal of Darryl Schmidt Dally 50 Sunday 75 cents LWVto start new chapter By ROSE MARIE EASH HwaMZtHung Comal County will soon have its own chapter of the League of Women The first meeting will be held 7 25 at Victoria Bank and Herb Schneider 1000 Walnut in New Residents interested may call Darlene Hicks at 6295167 for more The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organi that works to encourage informed and active participation of citizens in government and works to influence public policy through education and advoca Membership is open to all citi zens 18 or The first meet ing locally will be an organiza tional The the items stud ied and the actions taken by local chapters and decided at that grassroots said Evalyn president of the Texas League of Women They were motivated by the They wanted access to nonpar tisan information on candidates and knew they could get that through the Bonavita will be the guest speaker at the New Braunsfel The group has over members In the League of Women Voters is concentrating its efforts on election laws that facilitate voter con venience and equitable competi tion among the League sup ports election dates of polling places of time between primaries and elections The League is also supporting laws that eliminate excessive or inappropriate spending in politi cal For this includes a limit on the amount a candidate can accept from individuals or a Political Action It See 2A Exhibitors show Home and Garden wares By GARY CARROLL Staff Writer The 1993 New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce Home and Garden Showcase kicked off Sat urday with more than 30 exhibitors showing their wares at the Civic Exhibitors from around the including San Antonio and New showed their products and services designed to enhance living Bonnie the Chambers vice president of special said unlike the trade show the Chamber sponsors in the fall for commercial the home and garden show was designed to appeal to All of the exhibitors are focused toward people who are interested in their homes or their apart Tetrault After strolling through the civic it wasnt hard to see that most exhibitors were interested in providing potential customers with ways to reduce wasting ener resources and Stone Williams of GuadaComa Mechanical was exhibiting mon eysaving appliances designed to provide residents with efficient Williams said an old air condi tioning unit can not only be unre but it can cost consumers a lot of money as And he has seen mpre and more people with working systems switching to a more cost efficient We can take an old system out and put in a highefficiency sys tem and the customer can recoup the cost of installation in less than five Williams Bill district manag er for John Watson Landscape was also on hand to explain the importance of prop er exterior A lot of people just hand up lights wherever and they waste Biggadike Our goal is to create an effect and bring out the beauty of landscaping without wasting any Biggadike said he accomplishes this by the type of lamps he illumination color and Mesujo Services and Medallion Sprinklers were and See 2A Rape suspect after crash By GARY CARROLL HeraldZeltung The suspect in the sexual assault of a New Braunfels woman was in serious condition Saturday in a Dallas hospital after a failed bank robbery and highspeed chase that left one man dead and one other man Curtis Wayne 44 of was captured Friday after robbing a bank in Dallas and being chased by a Dallas police according to Sydney public informa tion officer of the Irving Police who was out of jail on parole after serving 20 years of a three lifeterm being sought by New Braunfels law enforcement officials in con nection with a 27 sexual assault While trying to merge into the eastbound lane of State Highway Brooks failed to yield and was involved in accident which left one man another injured and Brooks in critical con Gomez said Brooks sideswiped a Mazda while entering Highway 114 East in a car he had stolen from San Antonio two weeks who was being pursued by Dallas then crossed the median into westbound traffic and struck a Ford Probe headon and was struck again by a The driver of the Mazda was airlifted to Parkland Memorial where he was nounced dead at Brooks also was transported to where he was listed in serious condition at 11 The FBI recovered some mon ey and a but right now we dont know how much was Gomez In Curtis Wayne Brooks was sentenced to three life terms in the Texas Department of Cor rections to be served concurrent ly for repeated sexual and was therefore available for parole after only 20 years incar This was a very bad Gomez Detective Mike Osborne of the New Braunfels Police Depart ment said that although the sus pect is in his work is not The paper work is Osborne Well continue on and file everything and get it stacked on top of everyone Osborne reiterated the fact that he doubted Brooks will ever return to New Accord ing to Brooks status as a parolee could facilitate a quick return trip to the hed never have to go to Osborne Brooks parole could be revoked which would prevent any chance of him ever being Osborne was wanted in con nection with crimes such as sexual assault and kidnapping in states including Missouri and Stratemann announces her intent for city council seat Chere Stratemann of New Braunfels has announced here intention to file for one of the at large city council seats in the upcoming May After countless hours of I feel that I have a special under standing of how our city govern ment director of the Museum of Texas Handmade If I will work to represent the people with respect to all interests and Among the issues she wishes to address are city budget and taxation and econom ic My goals will be to seek those things that unite to stick to the issues and to restore dignity to city Stratemann The New Braunfels native and her Stratemann have two grown sons and a who attends New Braunfels Middle Chere Stratemann She is a former CISD teacher who left public education to raise a family and work in the family She has served as past presi dent of the New Braunfels Repub lican Womens Club and Heritage Index Stammtisch WATER Best wishes The New Braunfels HeraldZeitung sends Birthday wishes to Ruth Sherry Earl Michael Mullins and Gene Monday Birthday wishes go to Darryl Barbie Carl Mar Mario Perez and Joel Belated Birthday wishes go to Doug Pils and David Porterie Anniversary wishes go to Russell and Gayle Watson Lane closing Comal County Road Department will be reconstruct ing two drainage structures along Watson Lane This project is scheduled to begin 8 and be com pleted in approximately four During the con struction of these drainage structures Watson Lane will be intermittently Traffic will be detoured to Kolenburg Lane and York Creek For more infor mation call Illumination project New Braunfels Rotary Club will hold a dedication ceremony for their Main Plaza Landscape Illumination project at 6 on City club officials and members of the New Braunfels High Band will be on hand to celebrate the lighting of the tree gazebo and The public is invited to Call Penelope Church at Sweetheart Ball the last day to buy tickets to the New Braunfels Newcomers Clubs Sweetheart Ball at the Senior Citizen Center Included will be a dinner at 6 and dancing from 710 Tick ets are and can be purchased at the center pr Chi na N This is a fund raiser for the Newcomers Continued on For Home Delivery in New Braunfels and Comal County Call 6259144
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