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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - July 25, 1993, New Braunfels, Texas                                SUNDAY County residents volunteer for festival Se COUNTDOWN 504 DAYS New Braunfels Sesquicentennial March March New Braunfels Herald E YANDELL OR PASO TX 79903 OENTS 22 Pages in two sections July Serving Comal County Home of DIRK R DAVIDEK I Vol 141 No 176 INSIDE Letters to STAMMTISCH Birthday wishes The New Braunfels Herald Zeitung extends the following birthday wishes Jeff Hand Scot and Heidi Weishar Leo Schmidt Tammy Braune Matthew Hansbauer Monday Debbie Temple Danny Ray Stephens Irene Torres Mary Ortiz Sarah Lynette Paradez Russell Gale Erben Krystal Fay Gutierrez Leo Schmidt Happy anniver sary to Ray and Lucille Resales Comal County ACS planning big gala The public is invited to the American Cancer Society of Comal Countys Summer Starlight Gala on Aug 13 Tuxe dos are not required All reserva tions must be mae by Friday July 30 Please call 6295717 for reservations and informations Major credit cards accepted Rivercrest Night Out slated Aug 3 The Rivercrest Heights Neigh borhood Association will cele brate National Night Out on Tuesday Aug 3 with a meeting at Rivercrest Park Decorations should be in place by 6 for judging The meeting begins at 7 with a special visit from Toby Everyone should bring a lawnchair to share the fun and good times Texas Tech send off scheduled Aug 1 The annual hamburger cook out hosted by the Comal County Chapter of the Texas Tech Ex Student Association will be held in honor of all freshmen attend ing Texas Tech All family and friends are invited to attend Sun day Augi 1 at the Riverwalk on the Wurstfest grounds Social begins at 5 with the meal and program beginning at The cost is for adults and for children under 12 Proceeds go to the scholarship fund RSVP by calling 6292163 Mike Doherty or 6257551 work or Peggy Morris at 625 9638 Party of the planned for Aug 28 The Comal County Fair Asso ciation Scholarship Fund will hold a 100th Anniversary Gala Party of the Century at the Comal County Fairgrounds on Aug 28 at 7 Tickets are which includes barbecue dinner and dance Music will be provided by County Line Call a Fair director or Drover for tick ets or Jayne E at 6256916 or 6206632 Proceeds from the dinner and dance will benefit the scholarship fund A variety of items will be auctioned off by both silent and live auction Correction In Wednesdays Cuisine sec tion of the HeraldZeitung a recipe for Lemon Sherbet should have called for 2 quarts of whole milk instead of 2 cups Stammtisch The New Braunfels Herald Zeitung invites its readers to submit items to Stammtisch According to the Sophienburg Archives and mem bers of the German community Stammtisch represents a sitting place for members of the community to gather and share the days hap penings We invite you to share with Printed on recycled paper Police investigating series of ear burglaries By JENNIFER ROMPEL Staff Writer New Braunfels Police are inves tigating a rash of burglaries of motor vehicles committed in the Schlitterbahn Waterpark park ing lots last week Reports show at least 11 bur glaries of motor vehicles occurred at or near the water parks park ing lots Police say all of the cars seem to have been broken into in the same manner The method they used hadnt been used around here said Capt Ray Douglas of the NBPD criminal investigation divi sion The suspects allegedly broke door handles and key holes on the drivers side of the cars Dou glas said it is possible more than one burglar was involved and that the group may have been from out of town Most of the cars in the reports were pickups vans and Subur bans and all belonged to outof town visitors Douglas said it was unusual to have so many in one given area He said burglars are likely to strike wherever there is a large accumulation of cars that will be sitting empty for several hours The more cars the more bur he said According to Douglas Schlit terbahn has stepped up its secu rity efforts this summer in the parking lots He added that his officers have been patrolling the area more often Officials at Schlitterbahn said patrols are conducted daily in the parking lot and a New BrauJifels police officer and Comal County Sheriffs deputy are on the premises According to Douglas people should use common sense when leaving their cars unattended All loose items should be stored in the trunk and cars should be locked In the cases last week the victims had left camcorders purs es jewelry and cameras in plain view He added that many visitors from larger cities do not think these types of incidents occur in smaller towns and become more relaxed about leaving items in their cars Nowadays you just cant do that even in New he said He added that it only takes approximately 30 seconds for a person to break into a car A good burglar can get in pret ty he said Douglas said the department is investigating some leads into these burglaries We will push all the buttons and do what we he said HeraldZeitung photo by JOHN HUSETH Bubble fun Justin Watson wows a few onlookers with a giant bubble during a party at the Dlttllnger Memorial Library Thursday following the end of the Summer Reading Program In which 400 kids kindergarten through sixth up for special programs held weekly at the library HeraldZeitung survey results indicate alcohol not wanted on river From staff reports A reader survey Should Alco hol be banned on the Guadalupe Riv published on page 4A in last weeks HeraldZeitung brought about a rousing response from the news papers readers according to Man aging Editor Mark Lyon The final vote count was taken Friday morning Lyon said and the results were 11 lin fever of banning alcohol on the Guadalupe River and five against The survey was only a part of our efforts to let readers become more involved with their newspa said Lyon And we are pleased with the number of people who did respond I suspect there are many more readers who feel strongly one way or another on this particular issue who did not respond and mere fore 111 remind our readers mat this is not scientific only a reader survey But it is interesting to see other points of views from people who see things very Lyon said the HeraldZeitung will include the survey on a weekly basis Sundays with a different question being featured each week Some of the responses from this weeks survey were as follows Alcohol is the source of most of the problems for law enforcement and landowners and taxpayers pay See this weeks question Page 4A the Our state and nation al parks do not allow alcohol and it has not reduced the number of fam ily visitors just those who are look ing for a place to get drunk and law less Bring back the People get too drunk and litter the river They use foul language and expose themselves to family mem Those who spoke in favor of alco hol on the river said Yes lets keep beer on the river but lets keep row dy drunken children off of the river I believe the recent crackdown is going to do wonders to keep things in check down The heavy days on the river weekends between Memorial Day and Labor Day account for only 35 of 365 days or just over 9 of the whole year Many local businesses do 50 or more of their years business between these holidays This generates a large amount of tax revenue for the city and county Banning alcohol on the river would be a blow to the popu larity of the river and the whole area This would bring in less revenue to the city and fewer summer jobs for our Local family offers reward for information regarding boating accident on Lake Dunlap Fatherinlaw of victim will pay for help in solving crime that left his daughterinlaw paralyzed his grandchildren battered and bruised By JENNIFER ROMPEL Staff Writer A local family is offering a reward for information aboutpersons involved in a boating accident last week The accident occurred on July 17 at Lake Dun lap Injured in the incident was Cheryl Clancey 36 of San Antonio Preston Clancey Cheryls fatherinlaw is requesting anyone with information regarding the accident please come forward According to Preston Clancey the accident occurred at approximately He said a high speed jet boat ran his son and daughterin laws boat aground Clancey said his three grandchildren two of which were on the boat and one who was skiing suffered from bruises His son Kelley Clancey had his teeth bashed Cheryl was transported by AirLife to Medical Center in San Antonio She is currently in critical condition and is suffering from a compound frac ture to her left arm internal bleeding a collapsed right lung and a broken spine Cheryls spine was broken in three places according to Clancey Clancey added that doctors have said she will be paralyzed from the waist down Four people were riding in the boat two males and two females said Clancey The boat is described as having a light blue hull white interior and approximately 1821 feet long The boat makes a loud noise and has a pointed bow Members of the Lake Dunlap Homeowners Association will be out on the lake this weekend with binoculars Clancey said they do not think the boat belonged to anyone in the neighborhood Anyone with information should call Clancey at 6295227 Dr John McDonald at 6256112 or Mike White at 6296574 Clancey is requesting anyone who spots the boat should get a license number and any other information He said he urges them to handle themselves discreetly and allow investigators to follow up on it The accident was reported to officials at the Texas Department of Parks and Wildlife HeraldZeitung photo by JOHN HUSETH United Way Volunteers making things happen These nine RSVP Volunteers banded together to help your United Way get started on the 199394 fund drive This Is an agency of the United Way helping them to get the Job done In Comal County They are from left to right Nelda Burgess Mark Herman Daisy Watson Joe Worl Courtney Swander Loralne Krueger Gilbert Krueger Phyllis Lambrecht Lois Swander and Les Burgess Aquifer litigation on agenda for councils Monday meeting The New Braunfels City Coun cil will convene in a regular meet ing at Monday in the New Braunfels Municipal Build ing Meeting Room D An executive session will begin at 7 to discuss litigation con cerning Comal Springs and The Edwards Underground Aquifer A workshop will be held at with the Comal Appraisal District Board of Directors to dis cuss the 1994 CAD budget Some of the other items to be discussed include the following Consideration and approval of a second reading of an ordi nance establishing a fee sched ule for the purpose of recovering the administrative cost of pro cessing subdivision requests and master plans Consideration and approval of first reading of an ordinance amending the code of ordinances of the City of New Braunfels defining and designating voting districts and polling places in accordance with the charter of the City of New Braunfels and recent annexations Consideration and approval of emergency reading of an ordi nance providing for the city coun cil to formally adopt or not adopt the various amendments to the existing Home Rule charter of the City of New Braunfels amend ment Consider authorizing the sale of surplus city equipment USOF Athlete hurt on lake By GARY P CARROLL News Editor Baptist AirLife responded to Canyon Lake Saturday afternoon after an Olympic Festival athlete was injured during a boating petition According to USOF Medical Coordinator Jenny Stone a female athlete suffered a contusion to her lower back when the boat she was in collided with another boat Air Life transported her to Medical Center Hospital in San Antonio Stone said her condition is good and will be monitored Shes in a lot of pain but she could possibly return to competi Stone said Were keeping an eye on Todays Texas Lottery numbers are 21 11 5 27 24 50   

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