New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, June 11, 1993

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

June 11, 1993

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 11, 1993, New Braunfels, Texas FRIDAY Braves nohit Astros in TriCounty action See 8A j 50 CENTS New Braunfels Herald 16 Pages in two sections June Serving Comal County Home of Samantha Desfosses I 146 WATER STAMMTISCH Best Wishes The New Braunfels Herald Zeitung sends birthday wishes to Bonnie Uhr Felix Samantha Mari lyn Karen Reininger Julie Ann Cortez Jeremy Alan Aguirre Valerie White Margaret Armendariz beak Happy Anniversary to Leon and Joan Cub Scouts make challenge The Cub Scouts of Pack 119 are challenging other Cub Scout packs and Boy Scout Troops to march more people than they do in the 1993 March for The nondenominational march for Christianity will start in the parking lot of Peter and Paul Catholic Church at with a praise rally fol lowed by a march around down town New Braunfels at 10 on June The pack will be carrying red heartshaped signs during the Journey to Bible Times set for Bracken UMC Bracken United Methodist Churchs Vacation Bible Camp Journey to Bible Times is scheduled for June 14 through June to 12 at the church located at 20377 FarmHo Market The Bible camp will offer children ages 4 through sixth grade the chance to share the experience of gaining an under standing of Gods For more information call 6251849 or Class of 42 reunion set for June 11 The New Braunfels High School class of 42 will hold its monthly get together at 6 June Meet at the Oaks Shopping center by 6 For more information call Jack Ohlrich AWARE center needs volunteers Always Wanted A Riding Horses with handi capped needs volunteers to Training classes are 6 to 8 at AWARE Therapeutic Riding 1708 Center POint San For more information call 51275 The New Braunfels Her aldZeitung invites its read ers to submit items to According to the Sophienburg Archives and members of the German Stammtisch represents a sitting place reserved for a group of spe cial people or a time set aside for members of a com munity to gather and share the days We invite you to share with Canyon Lake arson suspect in investigation to continue By GARY CARROLL News Editor Comal County Fire Marshal Milton Willmann said one of the suspects involved in the nine suspicious fires in the Lakeview Park Subdivision near Canyon Lake has been arrested and remains in the Comal County Jail in lieu of in total Dean Robert of Canyon was arrested at Thursday in connection with five of the mobile home fires in the Since January there have been ten fires in the subdivision nine of which Willmann calls Weaver was arrested as the result of a coordinated effort by the county fire marshals Comal County Sheriffs office and the state fire marshals but Willmann said the investigation is not over Were still following up some Willmann Were still continuing the investigation and looking into some Weaver was magistrated by Precinct Four Justice of the Peace Howard Curly Weaver has two bonds of and three Walk for Jesus slated for tomorrow in New Braunfels More than one thousand area res idents will participate in tomorrows March For Jesus to show faith and unity in New Braun fels March coordinator Wink Kelso In the wake of numerous tragedies involving religious extrem Christians are anxious for people to see that the mainstream of Chris tianity in America is made up of mil See related map on page 7A lions of ordinary people whose faith motivates them to serve their neigh bors and community in Kelso New Braunfels residents marching tomorrow will be joined by over a million others in marches in 350 cities and 40 other HeratdZeitung photo by JOHN HUSETH Two unidentified members of the New Braunfels Hazardous Material team work to remove an accidental chemical mixture yesterday at Eden Accidental chemical mixture causes scare at Eden Home By ROSE MARIE EASH Staff An accidental mixture of deter gent and bleach in the wrong pro portions brought the New Braun fels Fire Department out in force lo Eden Home on It could have been but it ended up being ttiinor said mm Chief Elroy They had added some soap to a chlorine solution and it caused a chemical Their employees had moved it cut to the parking lot and we isolated the parking Fire Emergency fcal Services and the Community Hazardous Material twned out to insure the safety of employees ana According to the 30gallori barrel of smoking solu tion was diluted and Eden Home officials were then told to propwiy diapweof the It was simple because it was in a barrel and we didnt have to clean anything added Friesenhahn said six employees were sent to the hospital to check on the effects of exposure to the fumes generated by the chemical He said two or three of the employ had SOTIC respiratory Rodney Execu tive Director and Administrator of Eden verified that six employees were sent to McKenna Hospital to insure that there no respiratory No residents were Our employees came bade with Were very grateful hat wlKN something like this our fire depart has land of They were very Wells said he had talked to the Texas Water Commission who tion posed no bui Eden oosed of in prescribed by toe City of Ww BwunfeU fcr hazardous NBFD seeking to establish fire department museum By ROSE MARIE EASH Staff writer According to New Braunfels Fire Chief Phil a tra dition is something that you do but you dont remember why like painting fire engines Its obvious why some traditions are worth Chief Bak Assistant Chief Elroy Friesenhahn and Darren president of the New Braunfels Volunteer Fire Department are sounding an alarm call ing for the restoration of an old New Braunfels tradition the third oldest fire department in the Anyone interested in helping them develop a New Braunfels Fire Department Muse um is invited to a meeting on June 24 at 7 at the Central Fire Wed like to invite all interested especially any retired fire inactive members of the vol unteer fire anyone who might be interested in helping us restore the fire trucks and equipment and the apparatus said What were going to try to do is work on the restoring them and pre serving and also try to get the apparatus room back as close to the original look as we Baker said they are looking for peo ple who have old fire fighting equip ment they would like to donate or loan for a Fire Station Any one who remembers what old fire equip ment and fire stations looked espe cially in New and who would be interested in devoting one or two evenings or a Saturday a month to restoring the old fire station and equipment are also on the wanted Thats one thing that New Braun fels is known history and the preservation of its said We really feel like we have a unique thing Itd be nice if for the Sesqui centennial we could get the major pieces of equipment Theres a 1931 American LaFrance ladder It was in service until 1982 when the fire department got the 100foot aerial ladder truck used The 16 ladders on the 31 truck are ground ladders that had to be removed from the truck and set up on the HeraldZeitung photo by JOHN HUSETH Assistant Fire Chief Elroy Friesenhahn stands beside a hose cart dating back to 1886 that was one of the first pieces of equipment the fledging volunteer fire department The New Braunfels Volunteer Fire Department Is the third oldest fire department In the There were four such carts placed strategically through out the Assistant Chief Elroy Friesenhahn remembers when the oldest the 1925 was I remember when this truck used to still said I was a young man but I remember we used to park it right here in the left bay because you couldnt take a sharp turn you had to wait till it cleared the You usually ended up get ting it on the grass across the There was a track on the grass so you could get it all the way You could only take a righthand he You had to stand up on the streets to steer but on the express way it was like driving a As long as you didnt have to turn they were The Reo has a centrifical pump in the front and it was called a speed wag on because its main purpose was to take the hose for the firefighting according to who pro vided a history on the old fire Neither of those two trucks are oper ational The goal is to get both trucks running again they need engine and transmission The third the most modem is operational thanks to the vol unteer Its used for parades and pumper Its 1950 Ford chassis Brinkkoeter It has a 750 gallon per minute pump and its fully opera tional Chief Baker spoke of his memories of the truck when it was in When I came to work here in the late sixties that was the prime engine in Station Number 2 on Coll Street by the water said We used to brag about this truck versus the newest truck because it could drive circles around all the other It was the young firefighters dream to get in this That was when they stood on the back and held said You hoped you could hold That was the old tradition to ride on the back of the They wont let us do that anymore because its too danger But there is a tradition you can help Be part of the effort to save some New Braunfels history go to the Fire Station Museum County commissioners decline to act on exemption adoptions Thursday By ROSE MARIE EASH Staff writer Comal County Commissioners chose to pass on the adop tion of exemptions to the Comal County Subdivision Reg ulations at Thursdays Commissioners Court We got some input from the county attorney on one of the exemptions so they decided to back off and talk about it a little said Tom county Theres going to be a special meeting at June to discuss it According to Hornseth the exemption in question relates to permitting allowances for the subdivision of a dece dents Hornseth reported on the status of improvements to the Saltier tributary saying that a preliminary engineering report should be complete within about a He said no firm timetable for drainage improvements nor any exact determination of what will be done is yet avail Commissioners authorized the sheriff to request bids for a computeraided dispatch service for the Comal County Sheriffs Ill be on the cutting edge of said Sheriff Jack Itll be the envy of every police department in the According to Bremer the proposed system will track the location of all deputiesand provide data and statistics not available The increased efficiency of the system will also keep manpower requirements to a minimum in the dispatch The system will be purchased with drug seizure monies and 911 has contributed so that Comal County can be the test site for the new system according to For advertising and subscription call 6259144 ;

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