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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 10, 1993, New Braunfels, Texas                                SPORTS DAY SUNDAY COUNTDOWN 433 DAYS New Braunfels Sesquicentennla March March INSIDE Letters to the Sports OB STAMMTISGH lirthday wishes The New Braunfels Herald Zeitung extends the following birthday wishes Alzada Helm camp Sylvia Vela Melissa Ann Torres Vanessa Lynn Unas Shannon Schmidt Aaron Anthony Ledesma Deborah Lee Ann Supulver Peggy Dun can Florine Fey James Mason Lyle Abernathy Beatrice Coleman Elizabeth Dierksen Frances Gates Anna Wilson Darlene Gina Hill Rebecca Perez John Arnold Francine Acevedo Midge Haneiwich Happy Anniversary to Mary Alice Rudy Rubio Mr Mrs Clarence Timmermann Small business semi nar on tap Tuesday The Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce will hold small business counselor Tues day Oct 12 from to 5 at the chamber office 390 S Scguin St There is no charge for admis sion All services are confidential Bluebonnef Grange observes anniversary Bluebpnnet Grange will be observing its 15th anniversary on Sunday Oct 17 from to 5 at the Extension Service meeting room located at 132 Water St The Grange is a family ser vice organization for men women and children 14 year old and older A charter member of the local chapter Mrs Vera Hoffman will be given special recogni tion at the ceremonies Canyon Lake Trade Show on tap Oct 14 The Second Annual Canyon Lake Trade Show will be held Thursday Oct 14 from 5 to 9 at the Woodlands Country Club located off FM 2673 in Startzville The event is sponsored by the Canyon Lake Women In Busi ness club All proceeds will go to a scholarship fund for local stu dents Republican Women meeting Tuesday The Republican Women of Comal County will meet Tues day at GVTC at 7 Guest speaker is Joy Streater County Clerk Correction In the Friday Oct 8 edition of the HeraldZeitung Page 1 under Indictments John Barran co 51 of 9080 Garden Ridge Dr was inadvertently placed on the indictment list for charges of forgery According to Comal County officials his name was mistakenly left on the list Stammtisch The New Braunfels Herald billing 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 CANYON TAKES CONTROL OF 284A RACEI Canyon 17 Oklahoma M New Braunfals v 0 17 COUGARETTES WN ING MATCH WITH UNICORNS 35 Florida St 26 Smlthaon Vallay 27 Miami 10 27 Texas 94 SA Alamo Hta 27 Houston 10 0 fmlthaon 18 11 Karrvllla 18 17 New Braunfels 75 CENTS 42 Pa Comal County Home of MARY ALICE RUDY RUBIO Vol 141 No 231 Russian events seen first hand student By ROSE MARIE EASH Staff writer Anne Sablatura a 1987 Canyon High School graduate became a celebrity this week when she was inter viewed by the press in Moscow and her comments were transferred back to the newspapers across the Sablatura was caught in the snipers crossfire while witnessing first hand the Russian army assault on the par liament building Monday according to her mother Millie Sablatura of Castlewood Drive in New Braunfels Friday afternoon Mrs Sablatura talked with her daughter on the phone I just heard from said Mrs Sablatura She said everything is peaceful now but Pravda haslimited their news coverage Shes decided she wouldnt do that again She knows shes not invincible Mrs Sablatura reported what she had learned from her daughter They were awakened in their dorm by the noise of tank guns and auto matic weapons and the Texans and Muscovites in the dorm events which were across the she said Later Anne Sablatura and a fellow UT student were caught in a crossfire Anne Sablatura between parliament militants and the police They did make it safely back to their dorm however She said Anne was safe now and felt secure in spite of the political unrest in Russia She said her daughter had many Muscovite friends and her her become fluent in Russian Sablatura is the daughter of Millie and Sam Sablatura of New Braunfels She is a senior Russianlanguage major at UT Austin Clay Blaker plays Gruene Music Fest Country Western singing star and local favorite Clay Blaker performed before a large crowd Saturday night at Gruene Hall as part of the 7th Annual Gruene Music Fest which continues through today at Gruene Rising star Jay Eric from New Braunfels will perform today at 8 Several other acts will perform today as well All proceeds will benefit the Comal County United Way mrn By ROSE MARIE EASH Staff Writer The local Lafarge Balcones cement plant is benefiting from their decision not to burn waste derived fuel in their cement kilns According to information provided by Jim Schermbeck of Texans United in Dallas Home Depots in the Worth area were com pletely dependent on TXI Portland Cement which Schermbeck described as a toxictainted product Although they do not come right out and say that they have switched cement suppliers this is in fact what has said Schermbeck As of this weeks inspection of area stores no TXI products are being sold in many of the stores TXI Portland Cement has been replaced with a Lafarge product from New Braunfels Home Depot is the first hardware store chain to take such action and Lafarge is one of the first nonwastebuming cement plants to economi cally benefit from their decision an interesting development considering the last two or three years worth of battling on the issue In response to a press release issued by Texans United July 25 announcing that Home Depot had made a decision to stop selling toxic Home Depot sent Schermbeck a memo stating their corporate position on the issue which included the following information As of Sept 28 Home Depot does not sell any cement products that contain cement from kilns that burn hazardous wastederived fuel Home Depot has asked the EPA to answer specific questions regarding cement products On a casebycase basis suppliers that pur chase products from kilns that use wastederived fuel will be required to supply independent third party assurances from a recognized scientific certification agency All decisions made in the future will be based on the EPAs official position regarding the product and the independent evaluation specified A Home Depot memo to cement products ven dors dated June 28 upon which Texans United had based their press release stated The Home Depot has decided to implement a policy of not selling cement products produced with hazardous wastederived fiiel This policy decision has been made after a very careful analysis of the Locally Hal Bartlett manager of Lafarges Balcones Plant noted that Home Depot is still reviewing the issue Certainly its good said Burtlett Its an additional market for us but when they review it they may find theres no Bartlett said Lafarge still considers the use of wastederived fuels a safe and valuable alternative however the Balcones plant is not burning haz ardous waste nor do we intend Texans United is an organization working to improve the environment and the economy of A new champion Freiheit Country Store judged winner of annual Best Burger in Town Contest From staff reports NBU arcing demonstration HeraldZeitung photo by JOHN HUSETH As part f Braunfels utilities celebration of Public Poww Wwk arcing demonstration was given dlmal2 IS K 7 f C bUWln9 NBU Robert uaas a hot stick to demonstrate how electricity from power lines conducts through dlffartnt objects And the winner isFREIHEIT COUNTRY STORE Freiheit Country Stores old fash ioned burger won the hearts of a pan el of anonymous judges and was named winner in the 1993 Best Burg er in Town Contest sponsored by the New Braunfels Restaurant Associa tion and the New Braunfels Herald Zeitung In the popular vote segment of the contest where visitors to each estab lishment were able to vote on their choice for Best Burger in Town Frei heit Country Store won by a close mar gin over Molly Joes Cafe last years champion Freiheit reported with 260 votes while Molly Joes was close at 252 Others rounding out the compe tition with their popular vote totals were Landa Station 54 Plaza Diner 54 Librados 27 and Finkels 14 The judges were not unanimous in their voting with Finkels and Plaza Diner garnering first place votes from two of the judges while Freiheit was chosen by three of the anonymous judges to push them into first place Molly Joes voted last years cham pion by contest judges was close behind garnering several second place votes Judges looked for several features in judging the burgers such as freshness of the bun condition of the vegeta bles quality of the meat and the over all taste of the burger Judges gave favorable comments to each of the entries but singled out the burger from Freiheit Country Store for its old fashioned style and taste For a greasy spoon hamburger these are one judged assessed You overlook the greasy and absorb the rural There wasnt a bad burger in the whole said another judge It was hard to judge them they were so close But Fricheits burger tasted like the burgers 1 ate when I was a child It was above the Todays Texas Lottery numbers are 2 12 27 29 38 41 Jackpot million   

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