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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 1, 1993, New Braunfels, Texas WEDNESDAY Cougarettes beat Wimberley 5245 See P 12A 50 CENTS 475 March 2t 1845 March New Braunfels 22 Pages in two section Comal County for more than 142 years Home of BETTY SANCHEZ Vol 142 No 14 INSIDE HEB advertisement2A Letters to the Sports Day1214A STAiMMTISCH Birthday wishesl The New BraunfeUHeraldZeittmg extends the following birthday wishes to Betty Sanchez Nancy Lad skaw Nina Garcia Robert Mad ia Happy Anniversary to Cruz Rachel Sosa Felix Thomases Esqulvel HeraldZeltung Cheer fund donations sought The New Brounfels Herald Zeitungs Cheer fluid campaign to provide food for local needy fam ilies is continuing with much suc cess according to Circulation Director Carol Ann Avery Avery said that any type of nonperishable food item can be donated as well as money The Cheer fund goal is to assist 200 local families this year To donate call 6259144 Todays donations were from II Quality Paint Co Annonymous Arnold J Jean D Bruce Bobbie Patrick Todays Local man to bene fit from blood drive A blood drive to benefit Ver non Taylor of New Braunfels will be held tomorrow from 5 to 8 at the New Braun fels Elks Lodge located at 353 S Seguin MidTexas Symphony to host eoncert Dec 12 The MidTexas Symphony will present a concert of holiday music on Sunday Dec 12 at 4 in Jackson Auditorium in Seguin The concert will feature tradi tional holiday music a perfor mance of Pergolesis Magnifi cat by the MidTexas Sympho ny Chorus Special guest artists will be Chaski a flute and harp duet which features Adrienne Inglis the principal flutist of the MidTexas Symphony and Shana Norton the MidTexas Symphonys harpist Tickets are for adults for college students and senior citizens and for students through high school age They are available at the door or at First Choice and the Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce Call 6290336 for more infor mation Amateur gardeners sought for teaching Amateur gardeners who can Itelp teach children in planting on Dec 4 are asked to call Karen HolzHeuser at 6294253 before Dec 4 Stammtisch The New Braunfels Herald Zeitung invites its readers to sub nut items to Stammtisch According to the Sophienburg Archives and members of the German community Stammtisch represents a sitting place for numbers of the community to gather and share the days hap We invite you to share 79903 Santa arrives in New Braunfels HeraldZeitung photo by JOHN HUSETH Santa Glaus who arrived In New Braunfels last night at the Plaza Tree Lighting ceremony saw mixed reactions from from ten Justin Pettes James Cook and Marques See Page eA for more photos o the events on the Plaza last night Fountain ready for journey back home Historic local landmark expected to be back in place on the Plaza by Friday officials By JENNIFER ROMPEL Staff NBU Water committee The Plaza Fountain is beginning its journey home this week and is expected to be put in place by Friday The fountain has been undergoing restorations at Robinson Iron in Alexander City Ala The restorations are the result of a fund drive by New Braunfels residents The fountain was taken to the foundry on Aug 31 Main Street Director Penelope Church said the return of the fountain is earlier than what was expected They told us when they were here that they might be able to have it back in December but we really did not expect it before said Church The fountain is expected to be brought to town Thursday Further work will be conducted on the basin and cast iron surrounds The fountain is expected to be reset by Friday and if all goes as planned the finishing touches will be made on Sat urday They have been doing a complete restoration Portions were restored by way of repairing metals If part were beyond restoration they would require recasting They had to recast the entire statue on said Church The cost of the restoration was The cost of repairing the basin has not been determined at this time The base had to be completely rebuilt to be structurally said Church ROMPEU Staff Writer The New Braunfels Utilities Board of Trustees approved appointing a committee to aid in the NBU Water study The board met in its regular meeting Tuesday evening at the NBU Building The committees purpose will be to aid the consultants in the water study by reviewing the historical and projected population and water demands for the New Braunfels region serving as community sounding board for the study team and to provide responses to the study pro gram as it progresses arid assisting in informa tion and soliciting views from the citizenry about the Water 2000 Project Other duties will be to assist the board in identifying community priorities reviewing and evaluating interim and final recommendations and participating as appropriate with the study team in presentations to the board of trustees However the board will still be responsible for the overall project with the assistance of con sultants John Specht arid Bert Hooper The board of trustees will still be the one responsible for establishing the objectives of the Water 2000 said Bob Sohn NBU general manager The board approved the following committee members Kenneth Dcels Jack Ohlrich Curtis Bremer Atanacio Campos Herbert R Schneider Olga Lara Jeff Henry Doug Miller Bob Smith Roger Biggers Rudy Seidel Carter Casteel Bob Krueger Stratemann Bill Mor ton Craig Holmig Kenneth Fiedler Guadalupe Suarez and Don Comptoa Suggested members for the executive committee are Momhin weg Sohn and John Dierksort The board also rejected a bid by Eden Home Inc to purchase acres of property on Lake view Boulevard The property was put up for bid earlier this year and Eden Home was the only interested buyer The bid was for NBU Trustee Robert Orr made the motion to reject the bids He said he felt the bids were insufficient and also thought the original appraisal was too low I cant think of any organization that would make better use of I do believe the proper ty is worth considerably more than the bid and what it was appraised he said The board will discuss the matter further at its meeting in January In other business the board approved the fol lowing items Approved naming new officers The new president is Mornhinweg and the vice president is Stratemann The new secretary is Karl Zipp assistant general manager of NBU Delayed the presentation of the financial report until the December meeting The report willbe presented by ET Keith Moore certified public accountant Approved a rate ordinance variance rec ommendation to the city council for ratchet con dition removal for WestPoint PepperellIselin Plant Approved an interlocal agreement for coop erative purchasing with the HoustonGalveston Area Council of Governments will be held when for the fountain arrives The ceremony is expected to be held in early spring submitted photo The restored top of the New Plaza Fountain Is displayed In this photo from Robinson Iron In Alabama where In restoration has Just been pleted Detex Corp announces the acquisition of F Systems From staff reports John Blodgett Detex vice president and gener al manager recently announced the acquisition of F Systems a security equipment and systems manufacturer located in Bastrop This respected designer manufacturer and mar keter is wellknown throughout the security hard ware industry for its optical turnstiles security zone and graphic annunciators and access control alarm products Blodgett advises that the marriage of the tradi tonal Detex security hardware product lines and those of F Systems will result in Detex being able to offer complete access control and monitoring Bastrop security equipment manufacturer becomes part of local security company systems to industrial security systems specilists architects and systems integrators Detex Corporation is a manufacturer and world wide marketer of industrial security hardware access control safety equipment and watchtour systems with support facilities in Europe and gen eral offices and manufacturing facilities in New Braunfels Chilled Recent cold wave has left many people with flulike symptoms MARIE EASH P6016 consistently say that theyve got Staff Writer ten chilled and then got r t What might be a little different this year is a Despite a noticeable increase in the absentee new strain of strep rate at schools the flulike symptoms and stuffy According to Kennady at a recent seminar heads areprobably due to normal viruses and On the use of antibiotics for infections doctors allergies fir this time of year but there may be were advised that last year this part of the A At L j had experienced a new variety that was resistant Dr Donald S Kennady said he has noticed a to regular antibiotic treatment lot of people coming in to his office with those kinds of symptoms We have experienced a lot of this its that time of year and the recent cold wave has caused a lot of people to get said Kennady I dont know that its worse than iu the past How ever the prolonged warmth may have some thing to do with There are some who theorize that when our bodies doat have time to adjust to changing weather it may affect our iromune systems like our mothers used to sayif you get chilled J1U1SC waa youll get Its difficult to prove scientifi to allergies The new strain made it hard for people to get over infections like bronchitis last year Ken nady said it was possible that the same strain may show up again this year and everyone should be alest to infections that dont respond to regu lar antibiotic treatment New Biaunfels High school reported about 10 more absences this week than last week and the New Braunfels Middle School principal Kaicu Simpson said their absentee rate was about twice as bad but she said the school HeraldZeitung photo by JOHN HUSE1 Closed for the first time Tht Brauntex Theater In downtown New Braunfele ctoeed for the Hret time ever Tueaday In honor of the late Walter Braunt the thaatera alnot the day It flrat opened Brauna died 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