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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 8, 1993, New Braunfels, Texas TUESDAY Annual Wasserfest events featured in photo page 5 50 CENTS New Braunfels HeraldZei 10 Pages in one section June Serving Coma County Home of Leslie House I 143 WATER STAMMTISCH Best Wishes The New Braunfels Herald Zeitung sends birthday wishes to Eric William Lillian Gonzalez belated and Happy Anniver sary to Hugo and Lonnie Schmidt 45 Klingemann Street to be closed today Klingemann from Elizabeth Avenue to Boonville Avenue will be closed from to today due to work being performed by New Braunfels 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 14 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 s Habitat for Humani ties meeting today There will be an open meeting of the Comal Coun ty Habitat For Humanity on at 7 at Cypress Bend Those who attend are asked to bring a covered Anyone wishing to attend are In helping to eliminate Saverty housing in Comal call 6257005 for more Parents group meeting today A parents group meeting of the Comal County MHMR Development train intr Center will be held today at 6 at the cen 511 North David local trust attorney will discuss Call the center at 6257359 or Phyllis Schertz at 629 1044 for more Small business help available Small business counseling from UTSAs School of Busi ness will be offered to busi ness owners in wholesale and manu facturing businesses on June 8 all day at the New Braunfels Cham ber of For more call the chamber at 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 Drowning youth saved at lake By ROSE MARIE EASH HcraldZcttung Water safety became an issue once again as a 17yearold Beau mont Leonard was air lifted to North Central Baptist after nearly drowning in Canyon Lake The boy was reportedly under water for up to 15 We just happened to have divers said Sheriff Jack Bremen But there was a woman there without diving equipment who actually found EMS technicians were able to resuscitate the boy but according to North Central Lyons was unconscious and in critical condition The term was defined by them as vital signs possibly an unfavorable Other than that the weekend was relatively quiet said New Braunfels Police Chief Dick Head All in all we can really see a marked improvement in peoples Headen We were out in the boat on Saturday and on Sunday we took the raft and went after some river pirates and nailed a According to a total of 100 citations were issued over the Comal County Sheriff Jack Bre mer reported a total of 87 arrests in by his the Department of Public County Constables and Parks and Wildlife According to the sheriff the arrests included 22 for public 2 for disorderly 3 possessions of controlled 8 8 13 11 criminal 6 minors in 2 12 miscellaneous Officers were out in force at Preiss Heights cliffs and the sher iff reported that visitors on the river seemed clearly aware of the fact the area is private property and that anyone caught tres passing would be I heard people actually saying said On Sunday we were on the river under the cliffs in I guess the word spread because we didnt have any others on the cliff after Police Chief Dick Headen Sherrlf Jack Bremer And theyre off HeraldZeitung photos by JOHN HUSETH Triathlon competition Competition for the Fifth Annual New Braunfels benefitting The Childrens was held on Lake Dunlap Sunday Top photos A host of swimmers take off on the swim in Lake Bottom photo Charles Duncan makes the transition from swimming to bik ing during the For pho see page Fundraiser held at Langston House Monday A tribute to Dan Ashley and a fundraiser for Hospice New Braunfels was held Monday evening at the Langston Marjorie whose hus band Albert Spalding was a hos pice hosted the affair in his Spalding was the best hospice story that I said Anna Spaldings nurse for 16 We helped him stay at maintain his inde pendence as long as keep control of his life as long as he was With the assistance of our volunteers and mainly Dan we were able to provide the true holistic experience that is what hospice care is all Dan Ashley is a hospice volun teer who had befriended Spalding and whose tireless efforts with Hospice New Braun fels were toasted by his fellow hospice workers and the Spalding As entertainment hospice per sonnel roasted Ashley with a series of special County commissioners to okay AANTF resolution Comal County Commission will meet on Thursday for their 0 Workshop to hear the county engineer status report on the Guadalupe Street drainage project Karolyn Qdmark is also scheduled to comment on the In the action portion of the meeting at 10 commis sioners Are scheduled to 1 Adopt exemptions to Comal County Subdivision Approve Water Pollution Abatement Plan and Geologic Asaessroent iubmittal for Comal County Road Depart ment Approve revised resolution for participation in the Alamo Area Narcotics Task Force for H Authorize Commissioner Neil Craigmile to act on behalf of Comal County to acquire property for Ammann ftoad realignment Problem of battered women on rise locally By GARY CARROLL HeraldZeitung During the time it takes you to read this as many as five women will be the victims of domestic According to reports from womens shelters around the as Texas women are battered each year and domestic vio lence is the leading cause of death for women between the ages of 15 and Deborah exec utive director of the Texas Coun cil on Family said despite the fact that the problem is one of the most cost effective methods of providing services and refuge to battered women womens shelters remains markedly the state less than 35 percent of the fund ing for while as much as 44 percent of the state lacks any shelter or services for women Cindy executive direc tor of the Comal County Womens said the problem of domestic violence has not escaped the county and in grow This has spurred along with a number of commu nity to launch a Capi tal Campaign fundraiser in mid March with a goal to build a new and larger facility for Comal County The new facility will increase from 11 to 24 the number of women and children that can be shel Since the campaign has generated more than to go toward the con struction of the new and although the campaign wrapped up last campaign cochair woman Rita Kaufmann said efforts to raise money are far from We are still working with the pledge and were hoping that the pledges will Kaufmann A lot of it will continue to come Stauffer We still wel come anyone that wants to help out with the campaign we still have 600 or 700 cards that havent even been The campaign leaders are still accepting pledges of any and payments on the pledges can be spread out over a threeyear For or advertising call 6259144
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