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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 3, 1993, New Braunfels, Texas THURSDAY See Comal County AllDistrict feature page 7 50 CENTS New Braunfels HeraldZei 10 Pages In one section June Serving Comal County Home of Sharon Neuhaus 140 COMMUNITY WATER STAMMTISCH Best Wishes The New Braunfels Herald Zeitung sends birthday wishes to Archie Amy Bright and Ursula Old Timers Rodeo set for weekend The Comal County Sheriffs Posse is hosting the Old Timers Rodeo this weekend at the Sheriffs arena located at 135 South at the Solms Road Members of the Sheriffs Posse Drill Team will perform Friday and Saturday with a Salute to Adult admission Junior Auxiliary applications age 14 to who are interested in join ing McKennas Junior Aux iliary program should call 355 forfmore information and to leave an address where an applica tion can be Publicity seminar set for June 14 The Greater New Braun fels Arts Council will spon sor a publicity seminar for local nonprofit organiza tions with the Herald Zeitung on June at at the Dit tlinger Memorial located at 373 Managing Editor Mark Lyon and news editor Gary Carroll will be on hand to talk and field questions con cerning procedures in get ting information into the For more contact Sharon Neuhaus at Rhythm on Parado This years extravaganza is nearing curtain time and features more than 150 dancers from around the area including dancers from the New Braunfels Dance The performance will take place in the New Braunfels High School Auditorium on June 5 at 7 Tickets are each and can be reserved over the phone by calling 6259892 or 629 Pet vaccines The Lake Dunlap Volun teer Fire Department will sponsor a pet vaccine on June 5 at the fire 915 Potthast Drive from Shots will be given by Kent Fischer and will cost The New Braunfels 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 members of a community to gather and share the days We invite you to share with Tuesday blaze claims home HeraldZeitung photo by John Huseth An unidentifiable New Braunfels fireman sprays down the smoldering remains of a house located et FamvtoMarket Road 482 near the Comal Elementary School where fire struck at approximately Burglars cover tracks by setting home on fire Wednesday afternoon no one injured in blaze By ROSE MARIE EASH A fire which broke out in a home on Farm to TVJarket 482 has been determined to be arson by Cental County Fire Marshal Milton The blase struck a twobedroom home near the Coma Elementary School on Wednesday after noon at approximately It was a burglary set on fire to cover up the evi he There was some property The fire departments did a good Intention allyset fires burn quick and hot It Was fully involved when we arrived already going through the Half of the house is gone and the other half heavily said Scherte Fire Chief Johnny Although actually in the Bracken Fire ments the alarm came through a 911 call to the Schertz Fire Department who patched two The New Braunfels Fire Department sent one engine and the battalion chief according to Fire Inspector Diane At we sent two pumpers and a tanker and Schertz had two pumpers said Bracken Fire Department Bill No one was hurt and the fire is still under investi The owner of the Randall said that a neighbor had called him at work in San Antonio and told him about the No one was in the home at the Bedford said his wife and daughter were in townat the time of the The two bedroom home was Wasserfest on tap tomorrow Free outdoor concert begins weekend celebration tonight at Landa Park Wasserfest makes its big splash Friday with a free outdoor concert in Landa Mogan David and the Grapes of Wrath will provide the music from 8 to 11 to start off the twoday water festival that celebrates local wateroriented A barbecue various water events and contests and lots of live entertainment can be enjoyed by the entire family on the banks of the Comal The grounds open on Saturday morning at 10 Six different groups will entertain throughout the Those attending can also enjoy lots of food especially barbecue arts and and special events for chil dren under RoTel and the Hot Tomatoes will perform starting at 9 in the Admission is WHAT Sixth Annual Wasserfest Celebration WHEN Friday 8 Saturday 10 Sunday WHERE Landa Wursthalle at the door or in Tick ets may be purchased at the Wurstfest office in Landa All other events during Wasser fest are Wasserfest is a project of the Wurstfest Association and the funds generated are used to sup port a variety of community pro jects including the Senior Citi zens Center of Comal the Hummel scholarship Little Boy Scouts and a student exchange For more information call 625 9167 or New bill may call for testing of older drivers By ROSE MARIE EASH HeraldZeitung A bill under consideration in the Congress mayu require anyone 65 or older to appear in person for relicensing and under go testing to assure they are still capable of many citizens feel the proposed legislation is reason They should be required to take a but not neces sarily a driving said Jim at the New Braunfels Senior Citizen Ive seen people out here that cant walk 50 feet that are Their eyes might be but theyre not able to walk and if theyre not able to theyre damn sure not able to Such legislation has been called age discrimination so it may nev er come to theres no question that the insurance companies have taken notice of statistics such as an Insurance Information Institute report ref erenced in a Time 1989 article on the subject which said that dri vers 75 and over are more acci dent prone than all but those under According to the Time older drivers suffer from the nor mal aging process poorer sight and slower reflexes and decreasing attention Those things in the report contribute to accidents caused by failing to yield wide left turns and backing accidents said to be typical of old er comments on the issue indicate that most agree that age does affect the ability to drive When you see an old man or an old woman creeping along out here on crutches and canes and walkers and then they get behind that wheel and start driving their reflexes are not like they should Cooney Some 65 yearolds do need to be said Shirley Keller man who works at the Senior Cit izen And theres some 80 yearolds that can drive very I know that where my moth erinlaw lives shes driving and shes not According to a 1992 Better Homes and Gardens article on driving and some of the warning signals that age may be affecting your ability to drive safe ly are Cars seem to stop suddenly in front of Cars suddenly come out of Roads are Gaps in traffic are harder to Sharp turns are Night driving gets more dif You miss signs more Older motorists can adjust their driving patterns to accommodate many of these problems by chang ing the times they are on the road and staying in familiar Childrens Museum fund drive targets By ROSE MARIE EASH The 1993 Annual Fund Drive for the Childrens Museum in New Braunfels is in full This month we are launching a cam paign seeking corporate sponsors for or more that well honor during the month with an open house evening for their said Carolyn goal is to be able to develop new exhibits and hopefully be able to expand our exhib it space for new exhibits and programming for the The museums fundraising goal is in corporate sponsorships from local The funds will be used primarily to add more programs and expand the facility not for operating Were doing events to generate our own income like Taste of the Town and the New Braunfels said Those two major fundraisers and our admissions and memberships provide more than 80 percent of our This is real ly the first time weve ever attempted to raise this kind of money weve never had more than to in dona tions in a year towards our operating sup Its mostly been on earned The museum is a major attraction in New Braunfels something most local businesses may not Close to half of our membership is from San pointed out They drive down here to New Braunfels and Fm sure they eat lunch here and do other things while theyre here in I know a lot of times mom will sneak over to Texas Craft Works while dad stays with the Its definitely good for local Since visitors to the museum include school children from the surrounding twelve businesses outside of the immediate area are also welcome as cor porate Burrows We anticipate reaching people with our programs this she About 65 percent is from San Antonio and about 25 percent is from other olaces and ten percent To call Todays Texas Lottery Numbers 8 15 25 36 44 50
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