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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 25, 1994, New Braunfels, Texas TUESDAY Now Braunfels boys square off tonight See Page 7 424 DAYS New Braunfels 10 Pages In one section i Tuesday Jan 4 Serving Corrial County for fnord than 142 years Home of ELISE KEOOHAN Vol 142 No 66 INSIDE Opinion 4 5 Sports 7 8 Stammtisch Birthday wishes from the HeraldZehungl TteNewBrautfelsHerald Zeitung extends the following birthday wishes to Raymond Camreno Ophelia Abernathy Katharine Blackford Margaret Clark Clarence Davis Ann For bis Billy Knight Fred Matthews Clo Reynolds George A Lan caster Eugene R Wtchinski TeriBalogae Ople Abernathy Theresa Ettse Keoghan eight Alana Fest Jeff and Jamie Copenhaver and happy belated birthdays to Randy Vetter 124 and Laura Ann Rodriguez 124 Sts Peter Paul Catholic School set for special week Sts Peter Paul Catholic School will celebrate national Catholic Schools Week starting Monday Jan 30 with a week long schedule of events including a prayer for peace balloon release a school quilt project a big broth sister picnic a talent show and a carnival Democrats to gather tonight at Comal Bowl The Comal County Chapter of Texas Women will meet Jan 25 at at Comal Bowl The public is invited The Comal County Democrats will then meet at also at Comal Bowl Ruth Poteet from the Ann Richards campaign will be the speaker support group to meet at Finkels The New Braunfels Multiple Sclerosis Support Group will meet Thursday atnoon in Finkels Restaurant Community Chorale concert set Feb 6 The New Braunfels Community Chorale will have a concert Sun day Feb 6 at 3 at the New Braunfels Presbyterian Church Tickets will be available at Chi naNThings in Landa Plaza JOY Creative Arts Group needs you JOY Creative Arts Group meets Thursday Jan 27 at 7 at the Comal County Senior Center 655 Landa to plan the 1994 sea son The group needs actors actress es stage crew costume and prop workers and more Talent and experience not need ed only the desire to be part of the fun Script writers particularly need cd Call Jean Heck at 6294547 Conservation Society meets at Forks Store The New Braunfels Conserva tion Society will meet Thureday Jin 27 at in the Forke Store at Conservation Plaza 1300 Church Drive The public is invited Stammtisch fTAf New Braunfels Herald Ztttung Invitet in riadtrt to ritlttrvtoStammtiscH Suunmtiich reprttrw a sitting y the Bush talks Texas GOP gubernatorial candidate says hes tough on adult wants By ROSE MARIE EASH Staff Writer George W Bush started his keynote speech at the New Braunfels Republi can Womens 30th Adversary Dinner Monday night by explaining why a man would give up the best job in the partner of the Texas run for governor Bush the son of former President George Bush is a Republican candi date for Texas Governor Why in the world the year were picked to win the American League West the year were opening a fabu lous monument to baseball in Texas with my office overlooking a grass centerfield would I want to leave the best job in the world to run for gover nor asked Bush Because I love He went on to explain his concern over high property taxes poor quality education juvenile crime and the growth of state government Bush said his platform includes sup port for entrepreneurs and small busi nessmen individual accountability and public policy supporting families He pointed to public concern about Texas schools crime increases in prop erty taxes and the states leaders as evidence that a change was called for in 14year olds as adults when the Governors office On the issues which he identified as major in his campaign he made specific Bush also said he would work to proposals reduce the Texas Education Agency For example in my opinion any regulate local districts body who abandons their family after Asking for support from the group due warning from the state ought to Bush was disarmingly charming when have any he related a per licenses issued by the state Tm kind of hard on the adult criminal because I believe most of them are said Bush beyond rehabilitation uSrtduJS Build the beds and get accountabiithem out of our sonal family conversation about his chances of win ning When I called my mother and told ity George W Bush her I was going I to run for Gov before any child goes on welfare the ernor of Texas in typical bold way mother must identify the father People she said you cant said Bush I must be responsible for their individual said obviously you havent been living behavior Tm kind of hard on the adult crim inal because I believe most of them are beyond rehabilitation Build the beds and get them out of our hair I do believe we can save our kids We need to rewrite the juvenile justice code build detention camps make sure that any 18 year old kid caught carrying a gun with hunting exemptions immedi ately goes to a detention camp for one year and the gun is destroyed and try here in the state of She believes I can win now shes been talking to her And following a reference to the probability that he would get all of Clayties Bush said he would be smarter than Clayton Williams however Im going to shake her hand he said Bush ended his twentyminute address on an inspiring Texans can dream Texans can HaraldZeitung photo by JOHN HUSETH George W Bush spoke to a full house at last nights New Braunfels Republican Women Clubs 30th Anniversary Dinner City to move ahead with airport land By JENNIFER ROMPEL Staff Writer New Braunfels City Council mem bers approved a resolution Monday night authorizing the city to move ahead with condemnation proceed ings in order to acquire acres of airspace at the end of a runway at the New Braunfels Municipal Airport However negotiations for the air space are continuing The airspace is owned by the Mar vin Westmeyer and Wayman Krueger families The airspace is needed in order for the city to receive a million grant from the federal government The grant will be used for airport improvements and the acquisition of the airspace I think we are real close in negoti said Seidel I think we can make a settlement Because of the time element we have to start the proceedings We hope to come up with a compromise before V iV y the proceedings The Kruegers and the Westmeyers are very reasonable and want to be cooperative They still want to the peace of mind to know their resi dences arent going to be he said Nancy Krueger Marvin Westmey ers daughter asked the council to table the matter until the negotiations were completed It is difficult to make an impor tant decision in only 10 days that will affect us and our children for the rest of our she said Curtis Saur who also lives near the airport urged the council to remember the heritage surrounding some farm and ranch owners in the area To us its like a game of Pac Man a little bite here a little bite there and then its he said Airport Advisory Board Chairman Ed Goerges asked the council to move ahead in order to prevent any delays in obtaining the grant If for any reason there is a delay LCRA tests reveal high HeraldZeitung photo byJOHN HUSETH Veronica Sarkozl city secretary administered the oath of office to newlyelected city council member Mary Serold during last nights city council meeting in the time frame we as a city can lose every bit of that he said Goerges explained to the council that percent of the funds will be used for maintenance and to rebuild existing facilities We need to come to a peaceful nice he said This has to be a winwin situation All sides must be considered in The motion to approve the resolu tion was made by council member Jan Kennady and was seconded by coun cil member Chris Bowers District 4 council member Paul Fraser and District 2 council member Mary Serold voted against the resolu tion In a related matter the council approved a resolution asking for a variance for the Kruegers and West meyer s home should New Braunfels need to acquire land in the future The variance must be granted by the Federal Aviation Administration NBPD officers confiscate cocaine arrest two people By JENNIFER ROMPEL Staff Writer New Braunfels police officers confiscated 10 grams of cocaine and arrested two people in a drug bust that occurred Sunday night According to Capt Ray Douglas of the New Braunfels Police Department a search warrant was issued for an apartment at 241 Seville Street in New Braunfels Police officers arrested Robert Gomez 23 of New Braunfels on charges of possession of cocaine less than 28 grams and Charles Richard Carson 29 of Geronimo on charges of possession of marijuana less than two ounces This ends several weeks of surveillance and undercover said Douglas Douglas said the 10 grains of cocaine confiscated was is ertmtted to hive a street value of to He said some of the cocaine was divided into smaller plastic bags indicating it might hive liter been sold No drug rwaphcmaUa WBI found it the home he said The raid erf the rwrne by officers ml Investigation division pttrol cwine unit and narcotics unit The warrant wti Issued by Justice of the Peace Doe Blanchiid Both suspects mm taken to the Comal County Gomezs bond was scut He posted bond on Mondj park soil By JENNIFER ROMPEL Staff Writer Recent testing by officials from the Lower Colorado River Authority resulted in the discovery of higher than normal concentrates of arsenic in the soil around the old LCRA build ing and in areas of Landa Park New Braunfels Mayor Rudy Sei del informed citizens of the situation during Mondays city council meeting It is nothing to be alarmed about They will be taking tests and keeping it under said Seidel There1 has been no arsenic found in the water just on their particular he said Seidel said the arsenic is the result of years of burning coal and oil and from pesticides andherbicides used when people planted cotton in this area LCRA Spokesman Bill McKan said testing had been conducted because of recent inquiries from people inter ested in using the building He said heavy elements such as chromium cadmium barium and arsenic were found at the site We Informed state and local offi cials and did a sampling in a onehalf mile area of the site We found arsenic there he said We dont know the gpcdflc source but over decades then hw been spphv cation of pesticides and defblianti for agricultural usei Some of these use be said McKin tald ilmilir amounti of menjo hive been found in other tasj of the Kate and the country when ton nm been grown It docwt necessarily mem iti dangcrom Wejujt informed the dais of New Briunfels of we bdieve may bt i protx McKan if there Uwiy to clean up the problem Howcvw he itid they have teen told tin in ilmilir inn the ume amount Under the Big Top Looking for a bargain See ffie HeraldZeifuftig Classifieds
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