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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 15, 1993, New Braunfels, Texas New Braunfels April I Serving Cornel County Home of Aaron Allen 50 Cents 75 Cents Sunday 104 Race is on to beat midnight tax deadline By ROSE MARIE EASH Its time to file for exten sions for residents who havent filed their income tax returns Even the professionals are in a panic The deadline is tomorrow exclaimed Charles a New Braunfels accountant contacted yesterday for a status report on local Regaining his Allen said most accountants who do tax prepare Treatment plant a plus for aquifer By GARY CARROLL HeraldZeltung A New Braunfels Utilities offi cial says the companys surface water treatment plant reduces the strain on the Edwards while also providing city residents with an additional source of According to Roger NBLFs assistant general manag er of administration and the surface water treatment plant provides the city with 8 million gallons of water But instead of pumping it off the the surface water treatment plant takes water from the Guadalupe then treats and returns it to NBU cus tomers in the form of tap Biggers admits the process of treating surface water is more expensive than pumping from the but said the longterm benefits are Certainly its more expensive than pumping from the Biggers Theres a lot more to it than just taking the treating and sending it down the Biggers said expense of treatment plant oper ations and manpower contribute to the increased cost of treating surface but the advantages of having an alternate source of water balance out those Were looking at not only the quantity of the but also the which right now are both Biggers Biggers said should the quantity of the aquifer dimin New Braunfels could rely completely upon its surface water treatment tion have been filing extensions for the last two You have to back off doing the returns well before the deadline just to do the said Charles Im very busy trying to do I havent filed one for myself According to residents who arent ready to file by the first of April probably need to file for an because the preparation time required and the busy season make getting the job done on time Residents can file for an extension that will delay filing through August Those still arent ready then can file once more and delay the inevitable until October Whats new in the scheme is residents can now delay paying as well as according to the Internal Revenue Ser Previously for those who owed the IRS demanded payment by April 15 regardless of when you They charged a failuretofile penalty of 6 percent per which will now be waived when you file for an they will still assess interest on unpaid But now it will be at 7 percent a according to IRS Residents who file today must pay at least 90 percent of their total liability to avoid interest on payments both with holding and quarterly There is no penalty for delaying filing for one of the threequarters of taxpayers who get The IRS advises taxpayers to pay as much as they as soon as they can to avoid interest Taxpayers have until midnight Thurs day to make the traditional April 15 The local post office will close at 6 unless theres n line of people wait ing at that Returns can be deposited in a special mailbox in the lobby of the post office until midnight the returns in that box only will be postmarked April Theres been an but not at much as I expect said Alice superintendent of postal opera tions at the New Brnunfels post Were creatures of habit and tomorrows when everyone will come The basic tax forms are still available at the post office and the Dittlinger Memorial Library has a master copy of all the forms Diane Palm and her 2yearold of New Braunfels play in Landa Park Wednesday after a series of thundershowers early in the morning gave way to sunny The forecast for New Braun fels today calls for sunny skies with a high in the Tonight will be clear and cool with a low in Krueger draws fire at forum Opponents criticize interim senator Aggies muster to salute fallen comrades By GARY CARROLL HeraldZeltung Aggies and future will gather at the New Braunfels Civic Center April 21 for the 1993 Texas University Aggie Muster ceremony sponsored by the Comal County Each Aggies unite in Muster ceremonies around the world to remember their comrades who have died since the previous years as well as to honor a class 50year The 1993 Muster will honor Aggies who died in 1992 and the graduates of the class of During the most solemn of all Aggie the names of the deceased will be read one final time during the Roll Call for the at which time friends and family members will answer here for the deceased one final Comal County Club Pres ident Kevin of the Class of said the event gives Aggies the chance to gather once a year for a common Its our opportunity to come together and share in the fellow as well as pay our last Wingate Harvey of the Class of and Muster Committee chair man for the Comal County said the event should be an obligation for all Aggies to honor their Haas said he is expecting 200 participants this The annu al event will include a candlelight ceremony and the playing of Taps by New Braunfels High School student Jason The speaker at this years Muster is Raul Class Fernandez serves on the Texas Board of Regents is the chairman of the Corps Development Those wishing to attend may call Tickets are for adults and for By ROSE MARIE EASH HeraldZeltung Wednesday nights Senate forum at Trinity University in San Antonio was summarized by Bob Krueger in his closing remarks when he quoted Winston I have felt the exhil erating effect of being fired upon without Five of Kruegers 23 opponents for the Senate seat vacated by Lloyd Bentson in January took turns criticizing Krueger for being a closet for not being conservative for being too for being partisan and for not being parti san Krueger said he has always been a fiscally conser vative and an advocate of civil He defended his votes in the saying he has considered his conscience and his con stituency when deciding how to vote and will continue to do Before a sparse Jack Richard Kay Bailey Joe Barton and Jose Angel Gutierrez responded to a three round series of questions from the media and from university The panelists included political reporters from the Dallas Morning the San Antonio Express News and the Houston Chroni As the first question was being independent Lou Zaesko of Bryan strode across the stage protesting the exclusion of inde pendent He was escorted off the Gutierrez was short and to the point and displayed a fine but his remarks were so strident ly and specifically antiKrueger that it appeared his campaign was focused solely on destroying the senators Hutchison was smooth and pol but a little hesitant on cam paign saying she had a She followed that with an awkward agreement that PACS were too influential instead of pressing her I have felt the exhilerat ing effect of being fired upon without Bob Krueger quoting Sir Winston Churchill She then challenged legislators to vote against additional spend ing unless the funds could be tak en from existing On the abortion issue the can didates were evenly split as a group and Hutchison said she was pro choice before but believed states have the right to demand parental Fields said he was with reasonable Fisher said he didnt personally believe in but took a prochoice stand as far as government inter ference was Barton was unequivically on the side of right to Gutierrez was equally strong about his prochoice as was Krueger stumbled when asked to specifically name spending cuts that would affect falling back on the government audit plan and saying cuts as a result of eliminating the waste found would be In the second round of ques tioning by university no one was in favor of a value added tax to support a new health care But almost everyone was in favor of a service corps as a way for students to repay student On the issue of lifting the ban on homosexuals in the Krueger and Hutchison said they would support the decision made by the joint Krueger voiced his objection to screening and Gutierrez said he was against discrimination of any Barton said he was opposed to gays serving in the military open Fields and Fisher were opposed to lifting the Inside Stammtisch Lotto NEWS SUPPORT WATER The New Braunfels HeraldZeitung invites its readers to submit items to According to the Sophienburg Archives and members of the German Stammtisch represents a sit ting place reserved for a group of special people or a time set aside for members of a community to gather and share the days happen See more Stammtisch on page Best Wishes The New Braunfels HeraldZeitung sends Birthday wishes to Robin Danielle Annette Thomasine Marie Varela gnd Lacey Belated Birthday wishes go to Jonathan Akers and Erin Anniversary wishes go to Doyle and Nancy Brinkkoeter and Sonny and Rachel Boy Scout car wash Boy Scout Troop 387 will have a car wash from 9 to 4 Saturday in the Employee parking lot to raise funds for summer WalkAThon The New Braunfels Business and Professional Womens Club is sponsoring a WalkAThon 24 Sunday to benefit the Anderson Cancer Research Center in The WalkAThon will be held in the Landa Pledges may be made to any mem and donations may be made in memory of a loved Reba Davis or Sarah 6251847 may be contacted for more Winning numbers AUSTIN Here are results of Lotto Texas winning numbers drawn last night by the Texas Lottery I 24113 35536 Estimated Lotto Texas jack pot million
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