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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 21, 1993, New Braunfels, Texas FRIDAY Natl Bodyboard championships come to town 11 50 CENTS New Braunfels 16 Pages in one section May Herald Zetmng 93 Serving Comal County Home of Tracey Mefford 131 Inside WATER STAMMTISCH Best Wishes The New Braunfels Her aldZeitung sends birthday wishes to Johann Diana Rogriguez and Valento Happy Birthday Saturday to Cheryl Kuepp and Amber Happy Anniver sary to and Manuel Hummel birthday An oldfashioned birthday party will be held today from at The Hummel Complete with birthday entertain and the winners of the Hummel LookAlike con the party will celebrate what would have been Sis ter Hummels 84th birth Hummelmarkt As a part of the May 2123 Hummelfest celebration sponsored by The Hummel Hummelmarkt dealers will offer Hummel figurines and other col lectibles and antiques for sale or This first annual event will be located at and the admis sion price of is valid the entire The hours are Friday and Saturday from 10 Sunday 11 to 4 Call 6255636 for more Hummelfest BBQ The Hummel Museums annual a Texas German will take place on Saturday at on the banks of the Comal River at Wurstfest This festive occasion will include authentic German entertainment while you The serving line will be open from and ticket prices are for this For reserva call Hummel seminar The Hummel Museum will sponsor Beth Marketing Manager for the Hummel Club in Pen New in a seminar titled Hum mel From Rare to Wonder The seminars will take place on May 22 at and and again on May 23 at in the The semi nars are free with regular museum For call The New Braunfela Herald Zeitung 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 commu nity to gather and share the days We invite you to share with Seguin eye airport possibilities By ROSE MARIE EASH HeraldZeltung On Comal County commissioners heard a report from Tom President of the Greater New Braunfels Chamber of regard ing the status of a proposed devel opment of the New Braunfels air Purdum said a task force had been formed and goals Comal Guadalupe the city of the city of New Braunfels and the Seguin and New Braunfels cham bers have agreed to attempt to form a coalition to develop the New Braunfels airport into the New said It also includes representatives from the fixed base operators there at the he And it includes the road engi neers from the department of We have had an organizational meeting and then yesterday had a meeting to estab lish some Purdum said plans are being made for an instrument landing system that would allow the air port to apply for reliever airport status for some of the private air craft business from the San Anto nio Other goals include the development of supporting road connections and a The airport would service both New Braunfels and Guadalupe County Judge Jim Sagebeil and New Braunfels City Hector Tamiayo serve as cochairs of the airport devel opment task The chamber is coordinating the meetings to develop the air port which would be an economic asset to the communitybut will require everyone working togeth er to be successful according to In other business Nathan Rheinlander advised commis sioners that the WORD case against Jane a river out Staff photo by Karia Wenzel Is that what a finger really looks like Kayla Mfer curiously studies xrays on display during a tour of the Childrens Museum In the Courtyard Shopping The museum hosted hundreds of school children on tours of the facility during the day which was moved to feder al court last week was sent back to the state Currently the WORD is offering to drop the case if Abbott pays user fees owed for last year and agrees to no further litigation against The commissioners also accept ed the resignation of Susan Led fordBattle from the WORD board and appointed Paul Rich to replace Commissioner Evans commented there were sev eral citizens who volunteered to serve on the In the workshop com missioners discussed exemptions to Comal County subdivision reg County engineer Tom Hornseth presented the current regulations and reported on the findings of a committee studying the At issue is whether or not prop erty should be required to be plat ted when transfer of building lots is The cost of platting and the necessity to do it vvhen there is no intent to build on the prop erty is repeatedly Currently requirements call for property to be platted to safe guard public safety and health with proper road construction and septic system Two suspects sought after assault incident By GARY CARROLL HeraldZeltung Comal County Sheriffs Departr ment Investigators are investi gating a stabbing which took place late last night on Purgato ry According to Investigator David a woman was driving on Pur gatory when she apparently experienced car trouble and pulled over to the side of the Ott said that two Hispanic males in a white pickup truck approached the woman and began to assault During this the woman sustained numerous cuts and abrasions and was transported to McKenna Memorial Hospital where she was treated and Smithson Valley student unhurt in accident By ROSE MARIE EASH HeraldZeltung A 16yearold male student at Smithson Valley High School slid off the trunk of a moving car Thursday afternoon in the park ing lot and suffered a severe con cussion when he hit his head on the The sophomore was attended by a trainer until the EMS para medics AlrLife trans ported the student to Medical Center Hospital in San The student was listed in fair conditions as of this according to Medical Center offi Sister cities communicate via hightech telecommunications By GARY CARROLL HeraldZeltung Doyle Krueger and Benno Engel of New Braunfels spoke with representatives from Braun Germany in a special video conference during the ICA Corn net Trade Show in The event enabled representa tives from the sister cities to com municate via stateoftheart com muncations According to Jim Scheele director of the New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce Conven tion and Visitors the tele conference was made possible by Deutsche Telecom who allowed Krueger and Engel to see their counterparts on a video screen as they spoke to The idea of talking and seeing representatives on another coun try while staying in Texas was Scheele New Braunfels already has strong ties to but we feel that the teleconference will better enhance these During the Krueger and Engel spoke to Braunfelsers about a number of ideas including and Engel said he was impressed with the quality of the transmis sion and said there was no lag time and no miscommunication during the Although the teleconference was Engel said both he and Krueger got some work accomplished during the twohour We covered a broad spectrum of things and worked on our partnership and the exchange program we have with Braun Engel It was plea surable Germany and New Braunfels have been sister cities since 1970 and continue to par ticipate in an exchange Each year representatives from Braunfels come to New Braun fels for a month stay while New Braunfels representatives travel Engel said they used the tele conference to smooth out the details of the summer Weve already got the hotel rooms booked Engel Were working hard and mak ing sure that everything runs Early voting draws heavy participation Early voting in Comal County is drawing heavy accord ing to County Clerk Joy Streater reported Thursday that 342 voters cast ballots on the first day of early voting by personal May She also said early voting has been extended to May to at the courthouse in room Early voting at locations in the county will be May at the Gar den Ridge Municipal Complex from 2 to 7 May at Bul verde Community Center from 2 to 7 May at Canyon Lake Action Center from 2 to 7 Its early not absentee voting dont have to have an Streater Staff photo by Mark Lyon Combined efforts Members of the New Braunfels AmericanGerman Society and the New Braunfels Garden Club Joined together to help beautify the Pioneer Memorial at Landa Park Pictured are from left bottom row May Ann Betty Jo Cash Hermes and Wllma Back row from left are Dennis Perly John Heberllng and Chris The project was In tribute to New Braunfels seq ulscentennlal as well as the garden clubs 60th For subscription or news call 6259144
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