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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 25, 1993, New Braunfels, Texas FRIDAY Infiniti improves the almost See Whee 50 CENTS New Braunfels HeraldZeit 16 Pages in one section June Serving Comal County Home of William Meyers I 155 Water STAMMTISCH The New Braunfels Herald Zeltung sends birthday wishes to Matthew Juanita Ryan Heather Hoffman Saturday Rosalie Myra Nicole Gloria Happy Anniver sary to Juan and Crui and Jesus Raul and Amelia Ros CISD offers defensive The Comal Independent School Districts Community Education Defensive Driving taught by Charlie is scheduled for 6 to 10 July 13 and IS in the board room of the CISD Administration For more information or to call 6258576 or 625 Citizens Against Crime seminar The public is invoted to hear Larry Regional Director of Citizens Against who will present a seminar on Liv ing Safely in a Dangerous June 29 at 7 at Cross Lutheran Activity 169 The talk will center on person al safety for fami friends and Cit izens Against Crime is a national organization associated with the National Organization for Vic tim Alamo Area Crime Prevention Texas Crime Prevention Associ and the National Victim Can You Dig It program set The New Braunfels Parks and Recreation Departments June Natures Way Program originally planned for June 19 has been The Archaeology Can You Dig It will be held tomorrow from 10 until All those who signed up for the first date will be regis tered for the June 26 The program is open to youths ages 7 to 13 and has a fee of Preregistration is required and will be taken until Friday at the Parks office at 110 Golf Course Tennis plans mixer The New Braunfels Tennis Association will hold a mem beronly over 18 mixed dou bles mixer tomorrow at John Newcombes Tennis Ranch at This event will be and C Enter individually for Pairings will be made as part of the format Pairings will rotate within each Entry deadline is June To enter or for more call Suzanne at Cyndi at or Beverly at The New Braunfels Herald Zeitung invites its readers to sub mit items to According to the Sophienburg Archives and members of the German Stwnmtisch represents a sitting place for members of a commu nity to gather and share the days We invite you to share with Kelly AFB survives Base Closure Commission decides to drop Kelly from base closure list Staff and rtporti The Defense Base Closure and Realignment Commission today spared Kelly Air Force Base in Texas from its list of recommended The independent panel voted 70 to keep the San Antonio base short ly after voting unanimously to close Newark Air Force Base in The Texas and Ohio bases were among the five Air Logistic Centers nationwide being eyed by the com mission for Newark had been recommended for shutdown by the and the commission later added the four other logistics centers for The commissioners spared three other large logistic centers Tinker in Robins in Georgia and McClellan in All of these bases are good said Commissioner Rebec ca Tcxans went into todays vote con fident that Kelly would be Im said Kay Bailey who monitored the commissions I think Kelly came through on the mer this victory was for by Hutchison Attempts by the HeraldZeitung to reach Representative Lamar Smith were and Kelly Air Force Base officials were unable to return phone cajls by New Braunfels Chamber of Com merce President Tom Purdum said he was pleased Kelly will remain and although he did not have statistics for the bases economic impact on the without exact figures he could not gauge the effect closure would have San Antonio man arrested for sexual Robert Timothy Jacket in Comal County jail in lieu of bond By ROSE MARIE EASH Staff r Eddy Tijerina and David Ott of the Comal County Sheriffs Office arrested Robert Timothy 30 years of San on a warrant for aggravated kidnapping and aggravated sexual assault Thursday following an investiga tion into the abduction of a woman from Comal Park in May of According to Chief El wood the woman was pulled into a car by two men between 6 and on May and taken to a location north of Canyon Lake where she was sexually Jackel was arrested at his home in San Antonio and bond was set at on each charge by Precinct Two Justice of the Peace Blanchard who said the high bond was appropriate for the seriousness of the charge and to insure the protection of the pub Hoherz said Jackel did have a criminal but could not release According to Chief Hoherz there is an ongoing investigation in the case and it is possible that further charges could be filed as the investigation is earned photos by JOHN HUSETH Henry of Seekatz Construction In New lays bricks at the veterans monument In Prince Solms Park In preparation of the dedication of the walkway during a July 4 local veterans gearing up for Saturdays citywide July 4 celebration By ROSE MARIE EASH Staff Writer New Braunfels once again will get two parades for the price of one on the Fourth of July and the price is Veterans march free and so docs anyone else who waves an American A This year the parade will be held on July and will include the traditional Main Street USA patriotic march of citizens waving American flags and Those Veterans who can still fit into their uniforms are encouraged to wear but all Veterans are invited to The Sophienburg Museum and the local Veterans organizations who combine their two parades every year are looking forward to greater community involvement this According to Clyde Blackman of the Sophienburg the event starts at 9 at the old city hall at 200 Seguin at the bells in the courthouse will peal out var ious tunes and the band concert begins at At the parade moves down to Market to San Antonio and around the square where a special Fourth of July pro gram is scheduled for 10 This year Eugene OCallaghan will do the blessing and then the mayor will be intro duced thank God we have a mayor for a long time that was hanging too chuckled The mayor will speak briefly and introduce the Junior Marine RQTC Color Guard for the presen tation of the colors and then will lead the Pledge of Maty Beth Smith will sing the National Anthem she has a fine voice and will also sing America the Beauti Minutes of the July 1897 city council meeting will be It was at that meeting that the Plaza Fountain was given to the The Sophienburg is looking for the descendants of the committee members Her man Louis Joe Harry Pfeuffer and They are especially invited to participate in the The Veterans organizations are looking for any Veteran whether they are members of Veterans groups or not to come and march in the The Veterans groups will continue on at the conclusion of the ceremonies planned at the plaza to Prince Sclms Park for a Draping the Chair ceremony in memory of Its to show that we havent for gotten GUI said Charles American Legion Comal Post Commander That chair is where the POW or MIA should tliese Its a very impressive cer The color unfolds the flag very salutes and very slowly moves over to a special wooden funeral chair there arent many of them left and drape the flag over the A The Empty Chair will be recited by American Legion 14th District President Sammy Well post the colors and unfold a garrison flag as I Am the Flag is recited There will also be other cer emonies by the other Posts patriotic Sargeant at Arms Ray Robinson will lead the Comal Post 179 Amer ican Legion Color Guard which will lead the Veterans portion of the The Ladies Auxiliaries will be led by American Legion 14th District Adjutant Leen Helmke and Finance Officer Cecil Konkel will also participate in the Veterans of Foreign Wars Posts 7110 and Guadalupe Val ley Post and Chapter 163 will also participate in the but every Veteran is urged to The goal is to have at least 300 Veterans marching in the Comal County Womens Shelter groundbreaking scheduled for July 8 By ROSE MARIE EASH Staff Writer The Comal County Womens Shelter is nearing its ground breaking for a new facility that will nearly quadruple the hous ing available for emergency shelter for victims of domestic violence they still need to reach their Capital Campaign Goal of Our campaign workers still have cards outstanding that were trying to get wrapped said Rita campaign And there are still people who have not been con tacted tried to contact as many as we but new pledges are always The present leased shelter can house only 11 Comal County women and children and occu pancy has increased an average of 50 percent in the county each year since according to Cindy executive direc tor of the In 1991 six tyone women and 100 children turned to the shelter as a refuge from violence at In 1992 the number increased to 108 women and 135 Right now the shelter has been fall we cant take any one else unless someone moves out since the week before Memorial Stauffer The whole month of June its been Throughout the weve had to turn people away and weve had to take some women over to Seguin or Kaufmann said the new shel ter will provide not only room for more but also the opportunity to break the cycle of family violence through educa tion of the children who have been exposed to In the new shelter were going to be devoting a lot more time and effort to the children to teach them that violence is not a way of life despite what theyve seen in their said Kauf The cycle is not going to be broken with Its going to be the next and these children have to learn that thats not a normal way of Outreach services also pro vided through the shelter include a 24hour crisis support legal advoca emergency rape crisis and assis tance with and referrals to oth er social service The shelter provided such services for 91 women in In order to provide those ser vices and shelter to Comal County residents who need the Womens Shelter also solic its gifts in We get a lot of gifts from said John Campaign Like an appliance they give a refrigerator or deep freeze or a then we dont have to buy It reduces our said Then we can do a little more in another It helps the whole The hard dollars are but the physical items themselves are necessary The Capital Campaign has included presentations to most of the civic organizations in the county as well as individual contacts for personal We did presentations for 46 community said We reached about people through Stauffer said that even though some organizations were unable to contribute from their associ ation many contributions were received from individual members who heard the pre The more information peo ple the more willing they are to get said Kauf I was bom and raised in New Braunfels but only when I got involved with the shelter did I know that we had such a family violence Its a sad I think all of us that are here in Comal County want to be and we dont want violators of this nature here and we want them to know that they wont be tol The more information we get out the more Involved people Weve had overwhelming support from the The groundbreaking ceremo ny for the new shelter will be held at July at the site located on the extension of Common past Gruene Road towards Highway Contributions are still needed and those interested in donat ing may call 6207520 or send donations to The Comal Coun ty Family Violence Capital Box New For or subscription call 6259144
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