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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 12, 1993, New Braunfels, Texas                                SPORTS DAY SUNDAY COUNTDOWN 455 DAYS New Braunfels Sesquicentennial March 21 1845 March 21 1995 swc Colorado 45 Baylor 21 Wisconsin 24 SMU 16 Tulsa 38 Houston 24 Oklahoma 44 Texas 14 TCU 35 New Mexico 34 Nebraska 50 Texas Tech 27 Rice 34 Tulane 0 DEFENSIVE MANEUVERS Jordan Walters and the New Braunfels defense keep the Unicorns alive in a 63 squeaker over Seguin New Braunfels 6 Seguin 3 Canyon 50 DelValle 0 Floresville 19 Smithson Valley 14 Boerne 13 Fredericksburg 12 Lockhart 21 Clemens 0 Alamo Heights 34 San Marcos 12 Bastrop 22 KerrvilleTivy 0 New Braunfels 75 CENTS HeraldZeif hr o 38 Pages in three section Sept Serving Comal County Home of CATHY CRIST TALCOTT f 2627 E Y A hi DELL DR IX 141 NO 211 INSIDE Sports Little Ceasars advertisement 160 Birthday wishes The New Braunfels Herald Zeitung extends the following birthday wishes Elaine Wells Lucille Pehl Othmar Hartman Edgar Westbrooks Javier J Hernandez Roxanne Gutierrez Mondays birthdays Luis Angel Torres Roseman M Leal Alyssandra Gomez Saturday birthdays Cathy Crist Talcott Jot ray Saldana James Ryan Sauceda Fabian Leal Happy Anniversary to Mr Mrs Lawrence Weidner Myr Oe Nelson Nolle 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 6256570 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 Si dra Higgle at 6256954 or Bernie Boarnet at 6295700 For information and to regis ter contact Faith Palacios at the San Antonio Board of Realtors Parents Without Partners meeting There will be a Parents With out Partners combo meeting Wednesday Sept 15 at the Longhorn Grill on Hwy 81 near the factory mall Members should plan to eat out and also for general orienta tion and board meetings A speaker will address the new laws of 1993 Call 210 6205018 for more information Stammtisch 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 River clean up draws more than 700 HeraldZeitung photo by JOHN HUSETH Jim Seeburger Dottle Blagg and Diana Koehler held New Braunfels Boy Scout Troop 163 sort river trash for recycling Pictured are Steven Ruttan Robert Hoot and his brother Derek Koehler Jason Scranton Dustln Hurgerford Georgle Bailey and David Seeburger u J photo by JOHN HUSETH HeraldZeitung photo by JOHN HUSETH Michael Murphy of Friends For Rivers presents an appreciation Just a few of the cans picked up during the day Saturday by plaque to Comal County Judge Carter Casteel at Guadalupe volunteers for the Friends For Rivers Guadalupe River Clean River Day celebration after the river clean up up By ROSE MARIE EASH Staff Writer It was everything it was previously billed to be and more Friends For Rivers annual volun teer river cleanup saw 700 volun teers including river outfitters gov ernment officials local civic organi zations San Antonio neighbors vol unteers from across the state and even late vacationers working together to clean up the Guadalupe River after the summer season The project was climaxed by a spe cial ceremony held at the end of the day at Rockin R river outfitters where several local and state officials spoke The volunteerism and esprit de corps that many of us had today as we trounced around the river picking up cans was said State Rep Edmund Kuempel It was an enlight ening day We were out for abou three and half hours this morning and it was an experience We have what should be a very pristine part of the river and a very pristine part of Texas here on the Guadalupe River flowing through Comal County but people tend to for get and we hope this will help educate them about the ecology and about keeping the river clean for the future It was a very enjoyable day because a lot of good people that put in a lot of hard hours of work The cleanup was from 9 to 5 RockinR River Outfitters in Gruene donated their place of business for an evening celebration and many other river outfitters provided boats and equipment for the cleanup I was at the site at Rockin R and we got 248 plus people not including the people who just snowed up and didnt know anything about the river cleanup but saw our booth came over and asked questions and went out with their tubes and a WORD net trash bag and wanted to be a part of said Dierdre Hisler Guadalupe State Park Ranger It wasnt just community organi zations and environmentally correct organizations these were people who play on this river I want to say that Donna Murphy has been incredible She is so devoted to cleaning up the river I think she deserves some recog nition for pulling all these people outfitters Friends for Rivers WORD the General Land Office We had a group of nurses fiom Brooks we had divers from San Anto nio we had scouts and we had fami lies Thats so important until we edu cate everyone taxes up by 11 From staff reports Figures released by the City of New Braunfels indicated that the occupancy tax figures for the second quarter of 1993 are significantly up percent over 1992 figures This marks the 19th consecutive quarter of increas es We are extremely pleased with this doubledigit increase when you consider the highest occupancy levels in our hotels and motels occur during the second and third quarters Therefore they are the most difficult periods in which to show an increase after a recordsetting said Jim Scheele Jr Director of the Convention Visitors Bureau of the Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Com merce A recent study compiled by PFK Consulting Hospitality Advisory Services showed that New Braunfels had the highest occupancy levels in the month of July compared to all Texas markets In fact the New Marcos area had a percent occupancy compared to second place San Antonio which had percent and third place Arlington with percent New Braunfels has always been a strong market during the summer months and this survey proves that stat ed Scheele The New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce Conven tion Visitors Bureau ran a Spring and Summer Ad Cam paign for 26 weeks starting in February which brought inquiries This is a 39 percent increase over 1992 Spring Ad Campaign stated Scheele Of course there are many other factors that have helped the tourist season such as good weather and strong advertising campaigns by the visitor To date the Chamber has received a total of con tacts which represent a 26 percent increase over 1992 fig ures We are still reaching strong markets in the Worth area as well as the Houston market and increasing our presence in the international markets of said Scheele AT A Top July Hotel Texas cities with average July hotel occupancies or 1993 1 New Braunf elsSan Marcos 2 San Antonio 3 Arlington 4 Galveston 5 Victoria 6 Amarillo 7 El Paso 8 South Padre Island 9 Lubbock 10 Texarkana 11 Laredo 12 Corpus Christ 13 Austin Source PKF Advisory Todays Texas Lottery numbers are 47 22 6 40 24 33 Jackpot million   

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