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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 12, 1993, New Braunfels, Texas                                New Braunfels Herald May Serving Coma County Home of Jackson 50 Cents 75 Cents Sunday 124 Attorney says amendment fails to exempt city eouncil By GARY CARROLL A lawsuit filed to enjoin New Braunfels City Councilman James Goodbread from taking office for a fourth term is a simple matter of according to Troy Burch of the law firm Bevil and who will be assisting John Chunn in prosecuting the said the will of the people documented in a municipal elec coupled with the specificity of the language of the newly adopt ed amendment setting term limi makes the case against Goodbread The council could have grand fathered but they Burch Good bread was eligible to run when he put his name on the But on May 3 he became ineli According to the original amendment proposed by the Charter Review Committee was worded differently and changed to its current wording during a November 1992 council Burch said the amendment was changed to to all current approved and should be adhered City Attorney Barry Moore said the wording does not affect the basic rule of law applied to city When the charter went into it was to affect all future Moore Moore said the intent of the amendment was not to be applied Moore said the burden of proof was on the petitioner to prove an interpretation of the charter and felt intent was not a large part of the but it could have a bearing on the It may prove to be an but I dont think it even has to get to the element of Moore The case is scheduled to go to court at May in the district court located on North Seguin According to if the plain tiffs are successful in their attempt to block Goodbread from taking the city would have to call a special election to fill the vacant council seat within a time limit set by the city Retiring Stella Schaefer and Wally Fellers of Two Friends Fashion Gallery Two friends to retire with style By ROSE MARIE EASH HeraldZeltung After almost 50 years as partners in various two friends in New Braunfels have decided to go home and straighten Were going to retire and get into our homes and clean out some of those closets that we havent had time for in said Stella Theres too many things left Schaefer and Wally started working together in 1947 when Schaefer came in to help out at the K Fellers and her initially bought the A little came into the business and even tually they formed a In the Schaefers and Fellers moved their business to the Faust Hotel dining The ladies then became the while the gen tlemen moved into Adolph Schaefer became a county and Walter Fellers became the county The restaurant became the first in a series of successful enterprises for the Fried chicken was one of the and turkey and meat loaf and chicken and Fellers Our chef made all his own the best the best chili and smothered Some recipes he didnt tell us so much about and I understood In the ladies bought a neighborhood gro the Superior Grocery and which they ran until They eventually sold it back to the original owner and were supposed to But after a few they were ready to go back to work I really liked the pair opened a ladies apparel settling into their present location on Landa Each came up with half of the Schaefer dubbed the shop Two while Fellers sup plied Fashion We didnt know said We went to Dallas to market on a bus like country They learned The Two Friends Fashion Gallery has been in business for nearly 23 Schaefer and Fellers recently decided two decades was They are now in the process of selling off their inventory and preparing once again to Fellers said she may be interested in a hobby and is looking forward to less stress in her Schae fer said she has a lot of things to do at It will take a few months to liquidate the inven so the store will probably be open through August to celebrate its 23 year Although the businesses have come and the partnership has always come up with something new to do together once their houses are in order Senate OKs aquifer bill Legislation moves to the House Associated Press AUSTIN The battle over water in the Edwards Aquifer now moves to the On the state Senate approved for the first time lim its on pumping water from the Edwards This bill strikes a fair balance between all those who use the Bob Bullock There is no doubt in my mind that it is far better for the Legislature to settle this dispute than to leave such a vital matter at the mercy of the Bullock said he sympathized with the farmers who opposed the but Everybody gave something in this settlement and everybody got something in Give and take is the art of compromise and compromise is the reasonable foundation for this The underground aquifer in Central Texas is the primary water source for the city of San A federal district judge has ordered the state to come up with a plan to limit pumping or face federal regulation to protect endangered A Kenneth T6 said his proposal was a See page 4A compromise between the com peting But Bill DSan said limits on pumping represented a major shift in state policy and would hurt The Texas Farm and irrigators from Uvalde and Med ina lobbied against the Under the pumping from the aquifer would be limited to acrefeet of water per year between 1994 and In pumping would be reduced to Farmers who depend on the aquifer for irrigation would be limited to two acrefeet of water per Those seeking to make with drawals from the aquifer would be required to apply for a permit and would be charged fees accord ing to how much water is An authority would be estab lished to measure and regulate Armbrister said the bill will preserve a steady flow of water from the aquifer into the Comal Springs and San Marcos Springs where several endangered species Councilmen step down By GARY CARROLL HeraldZeltung Outgoing New Braunfels City Council members Clinton Brandt and Bill Arnold bid farewell to the city council and staff Mon day thanking them for their hard work during their Although he did not accomplish everything he wanted Arnold said he feels he served the citi zens and the council Its been six years and 144 and I havent done everything to please But I felt that Fve done what was I voted my Arnold Brandt said his three years on the council were not as enjoyable as Brandt lauded the job of the city staff and praised their efforts to solve and said the city staff made his job Brandt called for the council to be more representative of the entire and asked the citizens of New Braunfels to be more understanding and reason able with their elected Brandt said there was no place in New Braunfels for and said people should take the time to sit down and talk their problems out with council mem bers before lashing out at the Chamber gradautes Leadership NB charter class The charter class of the New Braunfels Chamber of Commerces Leadership New Braunfels graduated Tuesday night at the Civic By GARY CARROLL HeraldZeltung The charter class of the New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce Leadership New Braunfels graduated Tuesday night follow ing an eightmonth program encouraginh community activity and educate class mem bers about different aspects of the communi Leadership New Braunfels Steering Com mittee ViceChair Dennis Heitkamp said the initial class should set the example for future groups by utilizing what they We wanted this class to be a model to oth Heitkamp We look forward to this group as being the one to lead off and set the example for The Class of 93 ceremony was dedicated to community mainstay Elliot in hon or of his longtime commitment in business and philanthropy to New Knox congratulated the class and said their involvement in the program should promote a sense of community spirit and pride that will spill over into their business and professional Knox also said the graduates had a respon sibility to themselves and to their community to make New Braunfels a better place to This program hopefully enlarges your abil ity to serve the community in your leader ship Knox The guest Jim said lead ers must set examples for the and especially its Children are people and they learn from what they see others Kern By stressing that people are more important than treating people and working with Kern said the leaders can forge a positive future for the Kern said an important element of the grad uates success involves developing a positive and learning how to say no with out feeling The next Leadership New Braunfels pro gram begins in and special events coordinator Bonnie Tetrault said she will begin work immediately on organizing a new Inside Stammtisch Sports LOOKING A 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 We invite you to share with Best Wishes The New Braunfels HeraldZeitung sends Birthday wishes to Carol Katherine Rumaldo Aquirre Kegina Mills and Rudy Varela Belated Birthday wishes go to Mario Young and Espi Anniversary wishes go to Michael and Lucia Celebrate Texas Music The final performance of the Celebrate Texas Music series on the Main Plaza will take place at 7 May The concert will feature the festive sound of Mariachi Cardenas Ecos de The group was orginally scheduled to appear two weeks but was cancelled due to inclement UNIC News Tune in UNIC News at 6 Wednesday on Channel The final 1993 segment features the Cinco De an update on the broadcast journalism trip to the Childrens Museum and Channel and Senior plans for the The show is a New Braunfels High School student Track star Lisa a freshman at New Braunfels High will run in her fourth state competition Friday at the state track meet in Find out how Weltzer put herself on the road to See Page 9A   

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