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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 9, 1993, New Braunfels, Texas THURSDAY Brett Parrisfi named to AP Honor Roll See Sports ISO CENTS COUNTDOWHt 4S8 DAYS New Braunfels Sesquicentennial March March New Braunfels HeraldZeit A V 12 Pages in one section Sept Serving Comal County Home of ZACHARY MOYA I Vol 141 No 209 INSIDE Sports SIAMMTISCH Birthday wishes The New Braunfels Herald Zeitung extends the following birthday wishes Chris Hernan dez III Sally Heynis Joanie Cardenas Norma Remmler Amy Maldonado Publicity seminar set for Sept 13 A communitywide publicity seminar geared for publicity chairpersons of local nonprofit organizations has been sched uled for Monday Sept 13 at at Dittlinger Memorial Library The seminar will be sponsored by the Greater New Braunfels Arts Council and will feature publicity tips from New Braun fels HeraldZeitung Managing Editor Mark Lyon For more information call Sharon Neuhaus at 6252787 Local realtor group to host course The New Lake Area Association of Real tors will host a 30hour real estate course starting Sept 13 The class will be Successful Agency Relationships and is approved for prelicense credit and first three renewals For more information contact Sandra Riggle at 6256954 or Bemie Boamet at 6295700 For information and to register con tact Faith Palacios at the San Antonio Board of Realtors at Benefit garage sale set for Sept 11 A garage sale to benefit Beta Sigma Phi a nonprofit corpora tion will be held Saturday Sept 11 at Sherds Floral Creations 880 Hwy 81 West Local TAB breakfast meeting set Sept 9 The Lone Star Chapter of the Texas Association of Business will have its September break feast meeting today from to 9 at Lubys Cafeteria in New Braunfels The topic will be Drugs Dont with the speaker being Mr Michael Ray manager HR Policy and Development Texas Instruments Inc in Dallas and Ms Beth Hemingway vice pres ident employment relations Texas Association of Business in Austin Parents Without Partners meeting There will be a Parents Without Partners combo meeting Wednes day Sept 15 at the Longhorn Grill on Hwy 81 near the factory mall Members should plan to eat out and also for general orientation and board meetings A speaker will address the new laws of 1993 Call 210 6205018 for more information Stonuntisch The New Braunfels Herald Zeitung invites its readers to submit items to Stammtisch According to the Sophienburg Archives and members of the German community Stammtisch represents a sit ting place for members of the community to gather and share the days happenings We invite you to share with photo by JOHN HUSETH Destructive fire New Braunfels Fire Department personnel work to put out the last remnants of a fire which struck a New Braunfels home this morning at approximately No one was Injured In the blaze i Woman awakened by fire in her home By JENNIFER ROMPEL Staff Writer New Braunfels Fire Department responded to a structure fire that occurred at today in the 300 block of Mill Street The structure is reported to be a house that had been converted into two apartments Officials said the front part of the house was occupied by a woman and the second apartment was being used as a stor age facility Fire department officials said no one was injured in the blaze The woman who lived in the house was awaken by a neighbor who told her the apartment was on fire said fire department officials According to Assistant Fire Chief Elroy Friesen hahn 50 percent of the structure was involved in the fire when officials arrived on the scene He said firefighters were able to quickly confine the blaze to that 50 percent The house is located next to the tax office on Mill Street according to Friesenhahn Three engines and two ambulances responded to the fire Friesenhahn said that is normal procedure Fire fighters were on the scene by two minutes after the emergency call was made Fire investigators are still on the scene today in order to determine the cause of the blaze River clean up task on tap Saturday By ROSE MARIE EASH Staff Writer Friends for Rivers invites the New Braunfels and Comal County commu nity to participate in the third annual Lower Guadalupe River Cleanup Sat urday Sept 11 The schedule is as follows 9 6 Cleanup 2 7 Free meal at Rockin R River Rides in Gruene 6 Door prizes and speaker forum at Rockin R 11 More speakers and free music The effort is cosponsored by the Texas General Land Office the Water Oriented Recreation District the GuadalupeBlanco River Authority the Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce and Rockin R River Rides Whether you volunteer or not you are invited to the speaker forum that begins at 6 at the Rockin R to hear various experts from the sponsor ing organizations local and state gov ernment and organizations such as Texas Rivers Protection Association Texas Parks and Wildlife and the Army Corp of Engineers Volunteers are still needed and if you are interested call 2109064315 for registration information For those who cannot preregister a sign in will be available on Saturday at Rockin R River Rides in Gruene Whitewater Sports Rio Raft Little Ponderosa Mountain Breeze Jerrys Rentals Bezdeks Gruene River Mollys Raft Rental and Rocky Beach HaraldZeitung photo by JOHN HUSETH Sherlock Watson Chuck Renegar posing as Sherlock Homes and Charles Schumann as Dr Watson were two of the attractions found yesterday at the New Lake Realtors Sherlock Homes Home Fair held at the New Braunfels Civic Center Renegar and Schumann were both operating the Entex Gas Co booth Grand Jury indicts Bulverde man By JENNIFER ROMPEL Staff Writer Herbert G Wheeler 40 of Bul verde was indicted Wednesday on charges of attempted aggravated sex8 ual assault and attempted murder Wheeler was arrested July 13 for allegedly assaulting an employee at the Crane Mills Marina on Canyon Lake The arrest was made by deputies from the Comal County Sheriffs Office According to past reports Wheeler entered the marina store at approxi mately July 13 Reports show he took some items to the check out counter and then allegedly grabbed the woman working behind the counter Reports show Wheeler allegedly attempted to choke the woman and ripped some of her clothing The incident was reported when another employee of the marina entered the store and saw something wrong The employee called 911 Wheeler then jumped into his boat and attempted to flee reports show Deputies and officers from the Army Corps of Engineers stationed them selves at area marinas and boat ramps and made the arrest at Cranes Mill boat ramp 45 minutes after the inci dent The Comal County Grand Jury met Wednesday and returned 16 indict ments including 19 counts on 16 indi viduals Persons indicted are as Julio Flores 18 of Iowa posses sion of marijuana Frank Martinez Michi gan burglary of a habitation and theft Jason Jungers 18 of Spring Branch aggravated assault John Hamilton 41 of San Anto nio indecency with a child George Abbott HCR 3 Box 871 possession of a prohibited weapon Thomas Miller 34 of Wimberly involuntary manslaughter Maynard Swaney HCR 3 Box 19x65 Canyon Lake driving while intoxicated subsequent offense George Middleton 29 of San Antonio driving while intoxicated subsequent offense Ronald Beardslee 30 of San Antonio driving while intoxicated subsequent offense David Vinyard 30 of Seguin securing the execution of a document by deception Rafael Esteves 46 of San Mar cos driving while intoxicate subse quent offense Kenneth Lindon 47 Canyon Lake driving while intoxicated sub sequent offense Johnny Moreno 17 1960 Lee Best Burger contest kicks off Friday By JENNIFER ROMPEL Staff Writer The New Braunfels HeraldZeitung is once again in pursuit of the best burger in New Braunfels The Best Burger Contest will kick off Fri day A list of restaurants participating in the contest will be published in the Herald Zeitung along with a ballot The ballot can be clipped from the paper and placed in the ballot box of the restaurant which voters believe has the best burger in town Readers should watch the newspaper to see what the list of those participating will be so they can help make a said Jan ice Mann advertising representative for the HeraldZeitung A recent survey from the Texas Restaurant Association shows that New Braunfels resi dents spend nearly 40 percent of their food dollars in area restaurants and hamburgers are the second most popular food in this city A portion of the proceeds from the burgers sold during the contest will be donated to Comal County Child Advocacy Inc Comal County Child Advocacy is a nonproift orga nization affiliated with the Court Appointed Special Advocates program The volunteers address the issues of children of abuse and neglect in this community Officials seek to terminate parents9 rights By JENNIFER ROMPEL Staff Writer Officials are still seeking to terminate the parental rights of an unknown mother and father who allegedly abandoned their newborn daughter out side McKenna Memorial Hospital in August 1993 The baby was found Aug 28 by a security guard at the hospital She was determined to be six hours old Documents in the courts file show that the infant had been wrapped in a couple of towels The baby remained at the hospital through Aug 31 and was then released to a foster home According to court documents the foster parents are now seeking to adopt the girl who they refer to as In order to this the parental rights of the unknown parents must be terminated by a dis trict judge New Braunfels police conducted an investigation last year in order to find fee parents of the child All leads in the case were directed to the New Braun fels police However the parents have not been located Court documents show the case is currently classified as being inactive since no new leads have developed The Texas Department of Human Services was immediately called into the case and has acted as managing conservator of the child The agency has been required to publish i notice in the New Braunfels HeraldZeitung informing the mother and father they have been sued The last publication date was Aug 17 No response has been made to the legal notice Todays Texas Lottery numbers are 1 17 1821 2829 Jackpot million
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