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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 28, 1993, New Braunfels, Texas TUESDA SVHS boys shoot for third consecutive win See Sports P 5 5O CENTS cou 449 DAYS New Braunfelt Sesquteentenn March March New Braunfels HeraldZeit Serving Comal County for more than 142 years Home of SUE 10 Pages In one section Deo INSIDE Dear Sports 6 Slammtisch Birthday wishes The New Brawtfels Herald Zeitung extends the following birth day wishes to Edmund CieltnsM Nina Booth NielDimick Marjorte Garrott Hortense Karbach Helen Mason Erwtn Reintnger Marjie Segalle Happy Anniversary to Glen MuriU Ostberg 13th Bridal Fair scheduled for Jan 3 On Tuesday Jan 4 the New Braunfels Bridal Fair Association will host its 13th annual Bridal Fair at the New Braunfels Civic Center located at 380 S Seguin St Admission is Doors open at All facets of planning a wed ding from engagement to honey moon to moving into a first home are represented by the bridal con sultants ing jewelry hair styling and nail care flowers and other special decorations catering photogra phy wedding dresses hotels reception rooms honeymoon travels chinaware and more A bridal gown fashion show will be interrupted only by the awarding of exquisite prizes giv en by participating businesses This years prizes will include grooms gifts as well Youre invited to visit the booths of each participating business to see what services and items they have to offer and to register to win each consultants giveaway Business counselor available The business counselor from the University of Texas at San Antonio School of Business will be in the New Braunfels Cham ber of Commerce office all day Tuesday Dec 28 to offer free advice to small businesses These services are also available for people considering starting a new business Areas of counseling include expansion management preventure feasibility loan pack aging cash flow and more Call 6252385 to make an appoint ment for this free confidential service Sertoma Club to meet Wednesday The New Braunfels Sertoma Club will meet at 7 Wednes day at Krauses The meeting is to elect the board and new officers All mem bers are invited to attend CASA accepting applications for training Comal County Child Advoca cy CAS a United Way funeded program serving the best interests of abused and neglected children in court is accepting applications for the January vol unteer training program begin ning Jan 10 The training will take place at Southbank Subdivi sion in the clubhouse Anyone interested should call Jackie Vann at 6205536 Stumntlsch The New Braunfels Herald Zeitung invites its readers to submit items to Stammtisch According to the Sophlenburg 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 Dallas man selected as water monitor By ROSE MARIE EASH Staff Writer A briefing attorney for District Judge Lucius D Bunton said Monday that he had just signed an order giving the concerned parties until Jan 7 to file any objections they have to the appointment of Joe G Moore Jr as the water monitor for the Edwards Aquifer According to the official Moore was a candi date suggested by the Sierra Club I have no specific plan in said Moore I would follow the orders of the court I am familiar with the Edwards Aquifer situation My first exposure was in 1965 working on San Anto nios water Working on the railroad Judge sets Jan 7 deadline for objections Moore was executive director of the Texas lation and public policy in a graduate program in Water Development board chairman of the state environmental science at the University of Texas water pollution control agency and served with at Dallas for 13 years the national water pollution control program pri He is currently the chief executive officer for or to the creation of the Environmental Protection Process Data Control in Dallas a software envi Agency ronmental data reporting company He also has acted as a special master under Locally Doug Miller who has acted as the state district court to dean up lead pollution in water representative for Comal County inter west Dallas and served a federal district court ests did not know Moore but did say there might order to bring Detroits waste water treatment be some objection for industrialists in San Anto plant into compliance with environmental nio since Moore appears to be an environmen statutes talist Moore also taught environmental law regu Kenneth ftels a Comal County representative on the Edwards Underground Water District board was also unfamiliar with Moore and did not wish to comment on his appointment at this time Bunton also asked that the parties make a good faith effort to determine the method and source of compensation for the water monitor by Jan 31 and he set a date of April 15 for a status hearing The Siena Club had requested that a water monitor be appointed to monitor the status of the Edwards Aquifer when the Edwards Aquifer Authority was unable to take over management of the Edwards as a result of the Justice Depart ment ruling that the EAAs appointed board vio lated the Voting Rights Act No traffic fatalities reported in county By JENNIFER ROMPEL Staff Writer Traffic was heavy during the Christ mas weekend but only a few accidents were reported according to Sgt John Ritter of the Department of Public Safety Ritter said no fatality accidents occurred during the weekend There was quite a bit of traffic and there were a few he said The troopers were out in force doing their normal routine said Ritter They were keeping the 3ru5ik drivers of the road and keeping Union Pacific workers Ed Roberson right Byron Weatherall White Richardson JA Stephens wdSmytt mrksd Install crossing arms at the Live Oak Street crossing Monday afternoon the speed down Speeding and DWI are the maid causes of Ritter said the heaviest days for traf fic were Friday and Sunday This weekend will also prove to be busy for Department of Public Safety troopers Ritter said patrols will be heavy this weekend to keep drunk dri vers off the road on New Years Eve If people are drinking we hope they will have a designated he said No traffic checkpoints are expected to be put in place but troopers will be on the lookout for possible drunk dri vers according to Ritter Troopers will be out in force We will all be working to keep accidents down in the he said We will have our normal routine patrols over the main traveled roads in Comal he said That will include roads such as Highway 281 Interstate Highway 35 and the farm to market roads Early voting for special election now underway By JENNIFER ROMPEL Staff Wrltsf Early voting for the Jan 15 special election began this week The election is for the District 2 city council seat Running for the seat are former city councilman Dan Bremer and Mary Serold Early voting will continue through Jan 11 Voters can cast their ballots in Room 306 of the Comal County Courthouse Annex on the Down town Plaza The seat for District 2 was left vacant after Bremer was recalled on Nov 2 Serold was among a group of citizens who led the recall effort True Women now available Janice Woods Windle visited New Braunfels during her research for her new novel and spoke at the Gay For ties Club last July Her book True Women is now available from 0 P Putnams Sons and in addition to its local appeal because of the famil iar Hill Country setting the novel to be a bestseller Janice Woods Windle has per formed a family said James A Michener Her bpok True Women is actually two books a depiction of her distinguished Texas family and an engrossing novel buUt upon her real ancestors She recalls vivid stories from her familys past but also weaves them into a well constructed novel I know of no oth er book like it Exciting story Based on the lives of five women who lived within ISO miles of Seguin True Women also has more local connection Dr Larry Waldrip to some papers belonging to his greatgreat grandmother Jane Isabel la Ashby McCullough who was a relative of the main character Euphemia Texas Ashby King Win dle came to New Braunfels to do her research Holiday deliveries were up 5 to 10 over last year local DO By JENNIFER ROMPEL Staff WrKtr The Chiisbnu season went by smoothly iccordlng to New Bnunreli Postmaster Brent Moland Moland said packages and cardi were delivered on time this year despite the fact some employee were unable to come to work because of iUneu We had a little sickness and that hurt he nid Overall packages were delivered from Deo 1 to Dec 25 Moland said this is 5 to 10 percent higher thin the number of packages delivered list year He alto nid no additional employees were hired this year to help with the Christmu rush Our contracts require that during December fewer people can be on vacation We used to ha veto hire addi tional people but we dont any he nid Express mail packages were delivered Christmas day according to Moland He said 18 express mail packages were sent and is were delivered The remaining three were not delivered became thepar sons to whom they were sent were not home he said Were starting Into another heavy period because off tho Publishers Clearinghouse American Family and Readers Digest sweep Brent Moland Nsw Braunfeli Postmaster As of Monday the number of parcels being sent was back to normal according to Moland Moland said things will not slow down for posts employed until June Were starting into another heavy period because of the Publishers Clearinghouse American Family and Read ers Digest he said Mat that time the Internal Revenue Service will begin its mail out he said For news advertising or subscription information call 6259144
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