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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - July 29, 1993, New Braunfels, Texas                                THURSDAY Olympic Festival events continue See Sports 50 COUNTDOWN 500 DAYS Semicentennial March March New Braunfels Herald 410 N016 SOWEST niCRQFUBLISHING 2627 E YANDELL DR EL PASO TX 79903 172 12 Pages in one section July Serving Comal County Home of CHRISTOPHER TEAGUE I Vol 141 No 179 INSIDE Birthday wishes The New Bratutfels Herald Zeitung extends the following birthday wishes Helen Kanz Julie Erben 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 p jn for judging The meeting begins at 7 with a special visit from Toby Everyone should bring a lawnchair to share the tun 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 ingTexasTech All family and friends are invited to attend Sun day Aug 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 NBHS band begins practice Aug 2 The New Braunfels High School Unicorn Marching Band will begin summer band practice on Monday Aug 2 The sched ule is as follows Aug to 12 Frosh color Aug 5Aug to 12 all band members Aug 913 to 12 all band members Please call the NBHS Band Hall at 6256271 for more infor mation McQueeney VFD plans BBQ a picnic The Annual McQueeney Volun teer Fire Department Picnic will be held Saturday Aug 14 at the airconditioned McQueeney Lions Community building on Hwy 78 six miles west of Seguin Great barbecue chicken and all the trimmings will be served from and again from until 9 A drivethru service will be offered from ajn to pan There will be games for the kids bingo from pan to pjrt a Ladies Auxiliary auction from 7 to part followed by a raffle The raffle prizes will include a Kleinguenther custom rifle and a condo weekend for two to Port Royal plus cash To get there take FM 78 to the McQueeney Lions dub located one mile east of McQueeney Call 3790660 or 5575621 for more information Proceeds will go toward expanding the fire station Stammtisch Tint New Braunfels HeraUZeUung Invites lit readers to submit items to StommtlschfAccording to the Sophlen bwg Archiva and members of the German community represents a sitting place for members of the community to gather and than the days happenings We invite you to Printed on recycled paper Volunteers needed for Sept 11 river clean up By JENNIFER ROMPEL Staff Writer Volunteers are needed for the third annual Guadalupe River Cleanup scheduled for Sept 11 The cleanup sponsored by Friends for Rivers will be held from 9 to 6 All age groups are welcome to participate According to officials many volun teers are needed including divers to clean up the river after the tourist sea son is over Volunteers are needed for both land and water cleanups Cleanup coordinator Donna Mur phy said officials are hoping to have 300 volunteers Last year 150 volun teers participated We are pushing for big communi ty said Murphy Civic organizations scout troops church groups etc are all asked to participate Murphy said she has been contacting organizations and writing letters to newspapers across Texas in order to get the message out In addition to volunteers donations are needed to cover the expenses of the cleanup Members of the group are currently searching for business spon sors to help in the effort The New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce has already made a dona tion of to the group Other pos sible sponsors at this time include the GuadalupeBlanco River Authority and the Texas General Land Office Murphy said Friends for Rivers is inviting the Water Oriented Recreation District to help in the cleanup She said she hopes the group will be a sponsor The group is hoping to raise These funds will not only be used for supplies for the cleanup but also to provide the volunteers with tshirts a free meal and perhaps entertainment The group is also looking for dona tions of items to be used as door prizes after the cleanup as well as food to be given to the volunteers during the event Officials are hoping to provide food to the volunteers throughout the day in addition to free meals from 2 to 7 Last years cleanup effort was reported to be successful according to Murphy She said it should be even moresuc cessful this year since more attention has been directed toward the Guadalupe We started the cleanup because we realized that the Guadalupe River need ed more attention directed toward the trash said Murphy Its everyones A new addition to the cleanup will be a speakers forum to be held at the Rockin R River Outfitters in Gruene Speakers will discuss the importance of a clean river With all the attention the river has been getting we thought it would be nice to get together and listen to pie talking about what we are dealing said Murphy Anyone wishing to participate should call Preregis tration is currently under way and will continue until Aug 30 Others may register the day of the event There is no cost for participation Donations may be sent to Friends For Rivers HC 4 Box 211 New Braunfels Texas 781333103 Dorla tions are tax deductible Outflow Peace train at Landa Park increased today for Olympic Festival From staff reports The release of additional water from Canyon Reservoir began at 2 this morning for the Whitewater canoe and kayak events on the Guadalupe River today According to Tommy Hill Chief Engineer with the GuadalupeBlan co River Authority the releasfe will provide 400 cubic feet per second of water and will continue at that rate until this evening between 5 and 6 when it will be decreased to the normal current rate of 130 cfs According to GBRA reports this morning the outflow from Canyon Lake Dam was at 437 cfs The special release of water for the Olympic Festival events will mark the first time since 1984 that water has been purchased for recreational use Normally the release of water from Canyon Reservoir is determined by natural inflow which is presently at a rate of 123 cfs due to dry conditions in the upper Guadalupe River watershed The increased release was made possible through an agreement between GBRA and the Olympic Fes tival to use a portion of a temporary acre foot allocation of stored water for recreation use Canoeing and Kayaking events are set to begin today on the river The MidHigh group of campers from Slumber Falls Camp on River Road took time out yesterday to make a statement about the brotherhood of man Wednesday at Landa Park They formed what volunteer director Dwayne Wuneburger called a peace train According to Wuneburger the peace train was made up of 14 and 15 yearolds from all over the state They said their message was an expansion of the camp theme Created In Gods Image by taking a close look at the things that separate people politics age color and religion The campers held signs with messages on them as the train toured Landa Park Lone Star Die Casting acquired by NY firm From staff reports The assets of Lone Star Die Casting Corporation on Farm to Market 306 have been acquired by Dynacast Inc of Yorktown Heights New York The announcement was made Tues day by Keith Thompson president of Dynacast North American operations Lone Star or Dynacast Lone Star as it now becomes represents an important initiative for Dynacast we now have a square foot plant strategically situated near San Antonio It will allow us to take advantage of the high rate of economic growth in the border Lone Star Die Casting Corporation specializes in aluminum and magne sium diecasting It is best known as a known as a major supplier of components for gar den tools and has sales of approxi mately million Lone Star was founded by Hans Scharringhausen in Corpus Christi in 1972 and moved to the current site in New Braunfels in 1981 The business started with only seven employees and now has 90 employees We also welcome 90 new employ ees with the expertise and the capital to help step up our growth in aluminum and magnesium diecasting right across North said Thompson I expect Dynacast Lone Star to increase in size considerably over the coming years as it broadens Dynacasts tradi tional business Phillip Meyers the general manag er at the local company will stay on in that capacity Including Dynacast Lone Star Dynacast has 26 factories worldwide and operations in 17 countries in Europe the Far East and North and South America The company is a leading producer of zinc and aluminum components for original equipment manufacturers It also produces ther moplastic components and bonded magnets Dynacast is a division of the Coals Viyella Group the worlds largest international textile company with over billion in sales and manufacturing facilities in 40 countries Auto theft suspects arrested By JENNIFER ROMPEL Staff Writer Two San Antonio residents were arrested Wednesday for their alleged involvement in several burglaries that occurred in Schlitterbahn parking lots last week Adolph Favela 19 and Victoria Garza 27 were wrest ed and charged with two counts of burglary of a motor vehicle each Garea was also wanted on three traffic war rants The arrest was made at by New Braunfels police officers Both suspects were arrested without inci dent According to reports the arrests were made after extra surveillance officers were put in place by both the Schlit terbahn Water Park and the New Braunfels Police Depart ment New BraunfeU Police Detective Sgt Basel Boatright said officers caught Faveja looking into several vehicle and carrying a large bag After the suspect was contacted officers discovered be had a large screwdriver in die Reports show Favela got into a vehicle driven by Garza Officers stopped the car and after looking inside the vehicle found a large quantity of property Two of the items were identified as coming from burglary that had occurred at a Schlitterbahn parking lot Tuesday Canyon Lake man arrested for possession By JENNIFER ROMPEL Staff Wr Her Members of the Alamo Area Nar cotics Task Force arrested a Canyon Lake man Monday who was growing marijuana on his property Joshua Brister 50 who lives at 1232 Canyon Springs Drive was charged with possession of marijuana in an amount more than 4 ounces and less than five pounds However Lt Sumner Bowen of the Task Force said the estimated total weight of the marijuana plants is 151 pounds which is valued at Charges are based on the dry weight of the marijuana The arrest was made after the task force received calls from several sources stating Brister was growing the plants at his home After some surveillance work officers made the arrest During the arrest officers seized all of the plants as well as some marijua na found in the house and some man uals on how to grow marijuana Blis ter had been living at the residenceitir one year Brister was taken to the Comal County Jail Bond was set at by Justice of the Peace Doc Blanchard Bowen said officers were forced to set the charges at possession of mari juana because Texas has no charges to assess for cultivation of marijuana as other states do 3746 Jackpot million   

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