New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, September 15, 1993

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

September 15, 1993

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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 15, 1993, New Braunfels, Texas WEDNESDAYCanyon slips by N<-w Bratmh'ls in showdown - P. I I 50 CENTS More than 64 exhibitors start annual chamber trade show By ROSE MARIE EASH Staff Writer The Fifth Annual Business Trade Show exhibit at the Civic Center opens today at IO a.m. and continues through 7 p.m. Sponsored by the Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce, the show will feature more than 64 exhibitors with more than 50 products and services. At noon a business apparel fashion show will be presented with models from the Leadership ’93 class who will wear the latest in business fashions provided by Chamber member cloth iers. A happy hour at 5:30 p.m. features Paul McLaughlin entertaining and the drawing for the trade show grand prize. This year the grand prize will be a seven day Mayan deluxe cruise for two valued at S3,200 provided in cooperation with Sun Line Cruises and Ascot Travel. Throughout the trade show exhibitors will be awarding various prizes. The show should be of interest to all area business people as well as the general public who will have the opportunity to see the latest in products and services. At a glance ■ What - 5th Annual Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce Business Trade Show. ■ When - Today, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. ■ Where - New Braunfels Civic Center. ■ Admission $2 INSIDE Obituaries..............2 Crossword.............3 Opinion...............4 Sports Day..........11-13 Entertainment............9 SI WI VI HSC ll Birthday wishes! The New Braunfels flerald-Zeitung extends the following birthday wishes; Jim Reeves, Bob Uhr, Shirley Cams, Christine Coma reno, Donna Buehle (belated). Happy Anniversary to Bob & Gretchen Uhr (58th), David & Stephanie Feltmann (9th). TOPS meeting set for Thursday, Sept. IS A meeting of Take Off Pounds Sensibly will be held Thursday, Sept. 16 at 6:45 p.m. The meeting will be held in the Garza Street classroom across from McKenna Memorial Hospital. For more information, call 625-8860. Family Outreach classes underway Family Outreach is beginning a free series of parenting classes (STEP) for parents of children ages 6-11 this week at 6:45 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. at Dittlinger Memorial Library meeting room. Late enrollments welcome if you can't make the first meeting. The scries will meet for nine consecutive Tuesday evenings, ending Nov. 9. Call to register at 620-1299. Book fee S15, scholarships available. Comal County Fair Quean’s Contest The Comal County Fair Queen's Contest will be held on Sunday, Sept. 19 at the Canyon High School Commons. There will be 22 young ladies from the local area high schools participating in the event. The fair queen's court will be representing the fair association at surrounding festivals for the upcoming year. The cost is $2 per person and audience participation is a portion of the judging. Canyon Lake Homemakers moot The Canyon Lake Extension Homemakers Club will meet on Sept. 21 at 9:30 a m. at the Fischer Store School Community Center. Pat Rason, Comal Extension Agent - Home Economics, will bring the program Tex-Mex Lite Cookery. The meeting is open to everyone. For further information, call Helen Records at 935-2176 or Regina McKoon at 936-2005. Bracken VFC Ladies Aux. masting The Bracken Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary will meet Tuesday, Sept. 21 at 9:30 a.m. at the Firehouse Community Hall. Canyon High Friends off Education meeting Canyon High School Friends of Education will meet Tuesday, Sept. 28 at 7 p.m. in the high school library. To be eligible for the scholarship drawing, members must have joined by Nov. I, 1993. Collegiate as well as vocational scholarships will be awarded. Stammtisch (The New Braunf els Herald Ye Hung invites Us readers to sub-mU Uems to Stammtisch. According to the Sophienburg Archives and members of the German communa ty, "Stammtisch" represents a sitting place for members of the community to gather and share the day's happenings. We invite you to share with us.) COUNTDOWN: 452 DAYS New Braunfels Sesquicentennial March 21, 1845 March 21, 1995 New Braunfels HeraUl-Zeit 41.0    NO 16 10/22/99 3 0 - U) E 3 T WIC R 0 P U B LIS hi I t i G 7 E YANDELL DR EL PASO, TX 79903. 16 Pages in one section B Sept. 15,1993Serving Comal County ■ Home of CHRISTINE CAMARENO Vol. 141, No. 213 Nine local churches to participate in special offering Sept 19 By DAVID SULLENS Editor and Publisher Nine New Braunfels Churches will participate in a special offering Sept. 19 to help provide housing through the Habitat for Humanity program. Habitat for Humanity is, according to Cari Gray, a local spokesman, “a non-profit, Christian housing ministry which believes that through faith and action, Christians can eliminate poverty housing and provide decent shelter for all. “Habitat,” Gray continued, "provides a hand up, not a hand out, to housing recipients. Families receiving homes must work at least 500 hours on building, and also pay a low cost, no interest mortgage equalling the actual cost of the home. Habitat homes are much less expensive than other types of homes because they are built largely with donated funds and materials, and with volunteer labor.” The local woman said Habitat for Humanity was established in 1976 and has affiliates worldwide. Often, she said, corporate sponsors underwrite the cost of an entire home, but the Comal County affiliate hopes to build its first home entirely with funding from the Christian community. The Sept. 19 fund raising effort, Gray said, was initiated and organized by Dr. Peter Olsen of First Protestant Church. Other churches participating include: Cross Lutheran Church, Faith United Church of Christ, First United Methodist Church, New Braunfels Presbyterian Church, Peace Lutheran Church, St. Paul Lutheran Church, Sts. Peter and Paul Church, and Tree of Life Fellowship. Associated with the planned special offering on Sunday is the “Peace on the Plaza" event that will see local young people spending Saturday night taking part in an event planned to acquaint them with “what it is really like to be homeless.” A part of the “Peace on the Plaza” experience will be the creation of a “cardboard village,” with participants using cardboard boxes for shelter. On Sunday morning, participants are to go from the “Peace on the Plaza” event directly to their churches, where they will sit as a group. In Comal County, Gray said, Habitat for Humanity shares office space with the S O S. Food Pantry. She said Habitat for Humanity meetings are held on the first Thursday of each month at 7:30 p.m. at the Dittlinger Memorial Library. For more information about the special offering Sunday, Sept. 19, Gray said interested persons should call the Rev. Peter Olsen at First Protestant Church, 625-6951. For additional information about the local Habitat for Humanity Chapter, those interested should call 629-3663 between 9 a m. and noon, Monday through Friday. Herald-Zeitung photo by JOHN HUSETH Conehead* at Trade Show (From left) Cash Hermes, Dennis Hermes and Estelle Minor shown In front of the Centex Office Center booth where Cash and Dennis drsssed as Coneheads In hopes of winning best booth New Braunfels youth loses life after car wreck By JENNIFER ROMPEL Staff Writer A 12-year-old New Braunfels resident died Monday after a two-car accident that occurred Sunday afternoon. Robert Hayes died at 3:46 p.m. at Medical Center Hospital in San Antonio. The accident occurred at approximately 5:52 p.m. Sunday in the 2500 block of FM 725 near East Klein Road. Officials from the New Braunfels Police Department responded to the accident. Robert Hayes was transferred by AirLife to Medical Center Hospital in San Antonio after the accident. Reports show he was not wearing his seatbelt. Officials at Medical Center Hospital said the boy was listed in critical condition earlier Monday afternoon. According to reports, the accident occurred when a 1977 tan Plymouth station wagon, driven by Lisa Lynn Hayes, 37, of New Braunfels struck a 1990 blue Mitsubishi Mirage driven by Laura Ann Limon, 28, of New Braunfels. Reports show the accident occurred when Lisa Hayes, who was driving north on FM 725, lost control of her vehicle after applying the brakes. Lisa Hayes said a small blue pickup had slowed down in front of her car, said reports. Reports show Lisa Hayes’ car spun counterclockwise and crossed the double center stripe striking Limon’s car, which was traveling south on FM 725. The surface of the road was wet and Lisa Hayes had said it was raining heavily at the time of the accident, reports show. Also injured in the accident was Laura Ann Limon, 28, of New Braunfels. She was said to have a broken ankle and was listed in good condition by officials at McKenna Memorial Hospital. Oct. ll trial date set for Jack Warren Davis Hearing to decide whether he should stand trial Herald-Zeitung photo by JOHN HUSETH Newcombe in action Four currant professionals and their tone, along with Fred Stolle and hit son, Sandon were participants In the American Airlines World Father-Son Championships held at John Newcombe Tennis Ranch. Newcombe, shown In action yesterday, was one of the world's top ranked players In the 1970s. Semifinals begin at 2 p.m. today. By JENNIFER ROMPEL Staff Writer The trial date for capital murder suspect Jack Warren Davis has been set for Oct. ll, according to officials at the Comal County District Clerk’s Office. A hearing on the issues of a writ of habeas corpus filed by Davis’attorney is still set for Oct. 4 in the 22nd District Court of Judge Charles Ramsay. The hearing will determine whether or not Davis should stand trial for his alleged involvement in tlx: murder of local school teacher Kathie Balonis. Tile first part of the hearing was held in early August . The judge delayed making the decision in order to allow Davis* attorney Stanley Schnei der of Houston to introduce more evidence concerning the testimony of Fred Zain, a former employee of the Bexar County Crime Lab. During the hearing, Schneider questioned the validity of Zain’s reports. The court is awaiting evidence from Virginia which discusses cases Zain was involved in while working there The cases in West Virginia occurred between 1983 and 1989 In past interviews, Schneider said attorneys discovered discrepancies in Zain’s testimony in reports. A judge in West Virginia has requested an inquiry into the matter. Davis was tried three years ago for the murder of Balonis and found guilty. His conviction was overturned by the Court of Appeals.For nows,    advertising,or subscription information, call 625-9144A    A    A ;

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