Friday, April 16, 1993

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 16, 1993, New Braunfels, Texas New Braunfels HeraldZeitu TX Sunday Strvlng Comal County of Harrison 50 Cents 75 Cents Sunday 105 Officials Taxes will go up if amendment passes By GARY CARROLL HmldZtHung Aa May 1 voters will be asked to corisider constitutional amend ments outlining the funding structure for Texas commonly referred to as the Robin Hood The if will allow for an allotment of funds from wealthier school districts to augment districts with fewer financial assets in an effort to equalize funding to public A second amendment would exempt school districts from complying with unfunded state educational No matter what we do I think Its going back to But I think the Texas Supreme Court would have a much bigger problem saying Its unconstitutional If indeed It does Edmund Kuempel and a third authorizes the state to issue million in state revenue bonds that would be guaranteed by the states per manent school Joe superintendent of Comal Independent School said most people he has talked with support the second which limits future state mandates unless they are state but do not support amendments one and which address the equal ization of school funding and the financ ing of school Rogers said it has been difficult to draw firm conclusions about the impact the Robin Hood but said he did not feel it would necessarily affect CISDs Rogers said property taxes would more than likely go up if the amendment was approved by Although there have been no exact fig ures on the constitutional amendment State Edmund agreed with Rogers that property taxes would increase if the amendment is passed allowing for the At this its difficult to explain because we have not seen enabling leg islation that will give us formulas that we will be working Kuempel Even if the amendment is Kuempel said the issue of education fund ing would end up back in No matter what we I think its going back to Kuempel But I think the Texas Supreme Court would have a much bigger problem saying its if indeed it does Should the amendment the state Legislature would have 30 days to enact a constitutional funding package for edu or face a school closure June 1 by State District Judge Scott Kuempel said Attorney General Dan Morales in all file a stay with the court to keep schools open in such an City praise rally announced By DAVID SULLENS HeraldZeltung A group of New Braunfels min isters have announced a citywide service of prayer and The Bob Keith and the Dennis Gallaher said Thurs day the Citywide Praise set for April at 7 at Johns Episcopal 312 Guenther is intended to be the first of an ongoing series of such next according to Gal will be May Ive had a desire for the city to be able find a way to come in terms of Keith said so I went to the City Pastors Prayer Fellowship and I Is it possible we could all worship together The City Pastors Prayer Fel a group of ministers from a variety of denominations and nondenominational meets regularly to pray for our Keith Those ministers involved in the City Pastors Prayer Fellowship embraced the idea of a citywide This is just an extension of what this group was doing any the pastor of the nondenominational Freedom Fel lowship r Keith said the monthly rallies will be at St Johns because it is a centrally well situated He that his own congregation is very excited about the Concept of the citywide There will be no preaching or Keith It will just be a time to sing and pray togeth er Were going to just give the time to the Lord and let him use it however he sees The music at the service will be directed by Wink According to that music will be contemporary praise The Citywide Praise Rally is open to Just tell everyone to come and lift up the name of Jesus with Christians in New Gallaher Airship Sea World of Texas 194foot air prepares to glide above the skies of New Braunfels and Seguin At the airship prepares to disem bark from New Braunfels Municipal The which bears the huge likeness of Sea Worlds star killer is en route from Florida to San Antonio for the Alamo Citys Fiesta which begins Photos by Karla HEB gives to fountain project By GARY CARROLL HeraldZeltung The Butt Corporation will donate to the Plaza Fountain Restoration fol lowing a funding proposal pre sented by New Braunfels Main Street Director Penelope A contribution of such signifi cance makes a sound statement about the importance of preserv ing our Plaza Church said Mike De La vice presi dent of public affairs for said HEBs commitment to the fountain restoration is another statement of its continuing sup port of the In the HEBs contribu tions have included special parks and tennis court and Church said the was a very gracious response to our Because of the size of the dona HEB will be listed as a Fountain Steward on the bronze plaque to be placed at the foun Also listed on the plaque will be the for a donation of and up and donations of to The Mayors Committee is cur rently working to raise funds to restore the Plaza which was erected in and has set as its The entire fountain will be dis mantled and taken offsite for restoration and will subsequent ly be rebuilt prior to New Braun fels sesquicentennial For more information on the call 6291900 or 625 Peace Lutheran congregation set for church dedication By ROSE MARIE EASH HeraldZeltung The congregation of Peace Lutheran Church will dedicate its new church home at 2 on Were a congregation that got started in December of said Pastor David Weve been worshipping in the Memor ial Primary Our first ser vice in the new church was March Although already in the new facility will be formally ded icated The Southwestern Texas Synod Henry will the Bishop Schulte is Pastor Schultes father and a member of the Peace Lutheran although he lives in San Hes my bishop and Im his said Hes usu ally busy visiting other churches on but he would nor mally be here for a According to the Peace Lutheran congregation now num bers a little over 200 doubling since It is a sister church to Paul As a church Schulte said here comes a time when an appli cation is made to start another A pastor is then called to the site and begins knocking on introducing himself to the finding a facility and starts having Schulte said his congregation has grown as a result of advertis word of mouth recommenda tions and some members of Pauls who helped start the new Wed like to send out the word that we welcome everyone in the said We have Sunday services at and Sunday school at we may even be adding a second seivice in the next few The public is invited to attend the dedication and reception which will follow at 1147 Wal nut Inside Stammtisch Election 93 AUTO A WATER The New Braunfels HeraldZeitung invites its readers to submit items to According to the Sophienburg Archives and mem bers of the German Stammtisch represents a sitting place reserved for a group of special people or a time set aside for mem bers of a community to gather and share the days See more Stammtisch on page Best Wishes The New Braunfela HeraldZeitung sends Birthday wishesjto Myr tle Lype Gate Adriane Alexander Garcia and Galen Saturday Birthday wishes go to Susie Belated Birtday wishes go to Ramirez and Chris Anniversary wishes go to Sammy and Cindy Tristan and Rodney and Karen Spring Home Tour The New Braunfels Chapter of the MidTexas Symphony Guild will host the Spring Home Tour on Saturday from 10 to 4 Pro ceeds benefit the MidTexas Tickets are available at the from guild members or at Centex Office First Choice and the Retreat WalkAThon The New Braunfels Business and Professional Womens Club is spon soring a WalkAThon 24 Sunday to benefit the Anderson Cancer Research Center in The WalkAThon will be held in the Landa Pledges or donations may be made in memory of a loved Call 6259242 or 6251847 fpr more Voters Guide Coming the HeraldZeitung will take a look at the May 1 special pro viding an indepth took at local school district races and al