Thursday, September 23, 1993

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 23, 1993, New Braunfels, Texas THURSDAY Hesfauramf reports in todays edition See P 2 ISO CENTS COUNTDOWN 446 DAYS New Braunfels Sesqu centennial March March New Braunfels HeraldZeitu 10 Pages in one section Sept Serving Comal County Home of JACKIE KUNKEL i Vol 141 NO 219 INSIDE Sports SIAMMTISCH Birthday wishes The New Braunfels Herald Zeitung extends the following birthday wishes Spike Reeves Jackie Kunket Ethel Huffman Karen Ward Dora Lagu nas Monica Gomez Happy Anniversary to Patrick Hattie Anthony Fred Caro line Ortiz Canyon High Friends of Education meeting set for Sept 28 Canyon High School Friends of Education will meet Tuesday 28 at 6 in the high school library To be eligible tor the scholar ship drawing members must have joined by Nov Collegiate as well as vocation al scholarships will be awarded Dr Jerry Major district superin tendent will give a brief talk on school taxes and facilities Friends of the Library sale to be held Oct 68 The Friends of the Dittlinger Memorial Library are making final plans for their annual book sale which will be held Oct 68 at the New Braunfels Civic Cen ter 380 S Seguin St The Oct 6 sale will be for members of the Friends of the Library and the next two days will be open to the public The sale will be open to the public Oct 7 from 9 and Oct 8 from 9 to People Against Violent Crimes meeting Thursday People Against Violent Crimes will meet this Thursday at at the Comal County Senior Citizens Center The public is invited to attend The guest speaker will be Mr Martin Allen court administrator at the Comal County Courthouse Items accepted at Fair today The Comal County Fair will be accepting items for exhibit in the areas of arts crafts photogra phy baking canning antiques preserving agriculture clothing handwork heirlooms and horti culture today additional information please consult the fair tabloid or contact Mozelle at 1505 Special ribbons with the 100th commemorative seal will be giv en for winners Elderhostel alums invited to be on host team Elderhostel alums are invited to be on the host team of the local Elderhostel sponsored by the Historic Museums Associa tion Oct 38 Call Clyde Blackman at 629 1572 to be an ambassador The group will meet at the Sophienburg Museum 401 West Coll 5 today for orientation Stammtisch The New Braunfels Herald Zeitung invites its readers to submit items to Stammtisch According to the Sophienburg Archives and members of he 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 Unemployment figures se slightly By JENNIFER ROMPEL Staff Writer Statistics from the Texas Employ ment Commission show a onehalf percent increase in unemployment in Comal County According to statistics unemploy ment increased from percent in July to percent in August This is still a healthy number said Michael Meek Greater New Braunfels Cham ber of Commerce Vice President Its way under the state and nation al he said We still have healthy unemployment Meek said he estimated the state and national averages to be per cent Statistics show the civilian labor force increased from in July to in August However the num ber of employed people in the county decreased from to Those unemployed numbered up from in July Meek said it mav take one more month for the sur or employment to shake He said students have now returned to college and high school and are no longer figured into the unemployment statistics Meek also said some of the increased unemployment could be due the closure of the Iselin Plant He said some of those being laid off at the plant may not be finding employment right away but other opportunities should be available soon Weve got more jobs coming up on the said Meek According to Meek Century Paper Texas Jacobsen and Stripling and Blake will provide more jobs in the near future They will absorb some It is hard to absorb them hersaid Night in Olde New Braunfels HeraldZeitung photo by JOHN HUSETH Participating In the Grand March from left Amy Holtman 1992 Fair Queen Ryan Rogers Tracl Tuch 1993 Duchess Todd Vesells Valerie Morga 1993 Fair Queen Hummel Museum grand opening ceremonies set for Oct 13 From staff reports The Hummel Museum is getting ready for their grand opening on Sat urday Oct 2 Although the museum has been open for most of the past year the official grand opening was scheduled for this Fall Among the special events planned are Kaleidoscope of M I Hummel a seminar by Kenneth G LeFevre President M Hummel Club and Goebel Marketing Corpora tion which will be held Friday Oct 1 from and is free with admission to the museum The Sieglinde Story a pre sentation by Sieglinde Smith child model for Sister Hummel which is also free with admission to the museum on Friday from A seminar and presentation by Dieter Schneider of W Goebel Porzel lanfabrik Roedental Germany which also free with the museum admission On Saturday Oct 2 the grand open ing will include a figurine auction at 9 to 5 at the Holiday Inn by Dean Genth the grand opening cere mony from 10 to 11 at the museum with the unveiling of the Hummel Museums Commemorative Figurine Plaque by a special guest and various other activities including Hummel LookAlikes Entertainment Guest speakers including Jacques Nauer from Zug Switzerland who owns the museums 2dimensional col lection Dieter Schneider chief execu tive marketing from W Goebel Porzellanfabrik in Roedental Gentiany and Gerhard Skrobek master sculpter from W Goebel Porzellanfabrik Drawing for commemorative museum plaques Signing session for the commem orative plaques by Gerhard Skrobek from 11 to 1 and from 3 to 5 Goebel Trademarks M I Hum mel Marks of Distinction a seminar by Kenneth G LeFevre from and free with muse um Seminar and presentation by Jacques Nauer from free with museum The grand opening day will con clude with a German Night at Bavari an Village with dinner music and danc ing in the German tradition German dreis is optional and reservations are required Tickets are a person On Sunday postGrand Opening festivities will include A scenic fitness walk from 7 to 8 starting in front of the museum A casual Mass in front of the museum from A German Heritage Tour includ ing lunch in historic Gruene tours of the Sophienburg Museum Conserva tion Plaza the Museum of Texas Hand made Furniture and the Lindheimer Home Tickets are each lunch not Canyon Lake hemp store drawing varied reactions from area By JENNIFER ROMPEL Staff Writer Two Canyon Lake residents have opened a new store which has gotten mixed reactions from residents in the area Rose Phillips 42 and David Schofield 47 recently opened The Lit tle Hemp Shop on Lonesome Drive near FM 306 in Hancock Most of the products sold in the store are made from hemp more commonly known as marijuana Products include clothing bags hats oils seeds etc All of the products are imported from countries such as China Russia and the Philippines They said no drug paraphernalia is sold in the store Both said they have received differ ent reactions from area residents Con cerning those opposing the store both said it has been a silent opposition People wont just come up and tell said Schofield Schofield said some residents feel there is something going on at the shop I dont see why they dont come over and ask whats going he said Some people will call up and ask directions and not show said Phillips Those between the ages of 15 to 24 usually show The reaction has been enthusiastic in some quarter and a little suspicious n other said Phillips This is America If someone feels something is happening here and are curious about it they should come over and find out whats going said Schofield Canyon Lake resident Donna Good win said she was against having the store in this area I am personally against anything that gives the impression to the com munity that marijuana should be legal in this she said Goodwin said one of her main com plaints was that marijuana seeds are sold in the store Schofield said the seeds have been steamed and cannot sprout He said these seeds can be used to make peanut butter and other products Goodwin said by selling the mari juana seeds the store is sending the message that marijuana should be legal They should just sell what really originates from the hemp she HeraldZeitung photo by JOHN HUSETH Rose Phillips and David Schofield have opened a hemp store near Canyon Lake and say they have received different reac tions to their stores existence Schofield says that hemp Is not a drug but a weed However some local residents are against the store being In business said I would like to see them remove the marijuana seeds said Goodwin Schofield and Phillips said they sup port the legalization of hemp in the United States I believe in said Schofield Hemp should be relegalized as an industrial According Schofield hemp was not made illegal until 1939 He said because of it being made illegal thou sands of farmers went out of business overnight According to Schofield Hemp could also be used for fuel clothing and paper as well as medicinal purposes It could put the American fanner back in business in one growing sea he said Schofield also said hemp could be legalized without contributing to the drug problem in the United State Other countries have been living like this for thousands of years and they dont have a drug problem Hemp isnt a drug Its a Lets Rodeo Comal County Fair Rodeo opens tonight By ROSE MARIE HASH Staff Writer Tonight at the Comal County Fair Rodeo opens a three night run celebrating its 100th year Tickets are and youll get an extra treat if help them kick it off tonight The coronation of the 1993 Rodeo Queen and her court will take place in the rodeo arena The rodeo will start off with the tra ditional rodeo parade and flag cere mony and then the show and contests begin Buffalo Bill started it all with his wild west shows that made the cow boys cattleranching skills contests special events that could draw crowds Their success eventually led to the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Asso ciation and the Canadian Professional Rodeo Association that stage rodeos throughout the and Canada The Comal County Fair Rodeo is a CPRA event Todays Texas Lottery numbers are 1 2 25 38 39 49 Jackpot million

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