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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 18, 1994, New Braunfels, Texas                                jj Texas Briefs Todays weather drawing was by George Garcia age eon of and George Garcia Todays weather Moetly cloudy an warm today High near 70 wKh a low near 50 Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers tomorrow Water watch Canyon ft cfs Outflow cts Edwards dn 01 Comal same Pollen count Type Count Condition 70 Mtn Cedar light courtesy of Solar A lunar data TilO and petition falls short By ROSE MARIE EASH Staff Writer With a motion from Commissioner J L Evans stating that the court had not received the required number of signatures for a petition calling for a public hearing concerning the merits of a proposal to dissolve the Water Ori ented Recreation District Commis sioners voted not proceed with a pub lic hearing on the matter at Thursdays court session In other business commissioners voted to accept of additional funds from Bexar Metro 911 towaids the purchase of computer hardware for a computeraided dispatch system for the Sheriffs Department They also voted to appoint Marie Dawson as the representative from Comal County to the Alamo Area Senior Advisory Committee in the Alamo Area Council of Governments Commissioners approved an order for the issuance of in principal amount of revenue bonds issued by the Emergency Services District Num ber Two to be used for the purchase of a building to house the Emergency Medical Services personnel in the Canyon Lake area Banning of Shirt Causes Student Pretest Texas the principal of Robert B Lee High School pledged to do whatever was neocssaiy to maintain order today in the face of a controversy over racial ly offensive Tshirts White students passed out fliers Thursday urging students to walk out of firstperiod classes today for a protest for white rights high lighted by raising of the Confeder ate flag on the school flagpole As soon as school officials became aware of the planned protest they had the chain cut on the flagpole so that no flag could be raised today School principal Eddie Milham said police would be present for the stan of classes today and that he would do whatever was necessary to run the school day as normally as possible Thursday Hundreds of students staged a lunchhour protest because a white student was forced to remove a Tshirt that school offi cials declared racially offensive Defense Rests Judge Works On Jury Charge SAN ANTONIO Branch Dayidians smiled and their lawyers voiced optimism after the defense closed its short case in a federal murder trial and looked ahead to jury arguments Today prosecutors and defense attorneys meet before District Judge Walter Smith to mull over the instructions the judge will read to jurors before deliberations begin nextweek Selfdefense is a key issue I believe that a selfdefense charge has been raised in the court said defense attorney Steven Rocket Rosea That I believe is the most crucial part of Obituaries Frank A Eckart Frank A Eckart of New Braunfels died at McKenna Memorial Hospital Friday Feb at the age of 83 He was bom Jan in Comal County to Wendelin and Enjma Reimnger Eckart He married Lucille EismannFeb in New Braun fels He was retired from the mainte nance section at the Texas Department of Highways and Public Transporta tion He belonged to SS Peter and Paul Catholic Church the Knights of Colombus and the Mission Valley Bowling Club Services will be Saturday Feb 19 at 10 at SS Peter and Paul Catholic Church with Msgr Edward Bily of New Braunfels officiating Burial will be at SS Peter and Paul Catholic Ceme tery A Rosary will be recited at Doep penschmidt Funeral Home Friday at 7 Survivors include his wife Lucille Eckart of New Braunfels daughters Margaret Eckart of San Antonio and Catherine Pape and husband Ronald M of New Braunfels son Wendelin F Eckart and wife Judy of New Braunfels and grandchildren Jarrod W Pape of Waco Stacey L Pape of New Braun fels and Christy A Eckart of New fels and Christy A Eckart of New Braunfels In lieu of flowers the family sug gests memorials be given to the SS Peter and Paul School Trust Fund Doeppenschmldt Funeral Homo Joseph Stephens Joseph Stephens of New Braunfels died at Colonial Manor Care Center Feb at the age of 77 He was bom Oct in Crane Missouri to Lark Jackson and Sally Logan Stephens He was retired from the MissouriPacific Railroad He was a Army veteran of World War H and received the Purple Heart A memorial service will be con ducted at a later date in Crane Mis souri He is survived by daughters Judy Gail Watson of Springfield MO and Dortha Jo Stephens of Forsyth MO son Gary L Stephens of Stockbridge GA sisters Agnes B Stephens of Crane Dortha McCracken of New Braunfels and Tempa Tiede of Crane brother Donald J Stephens of Chetopa Kansas five grandchildren and two greatgrandchildren Memorials may be given to the char ity of ones choice Doeppenschmldt Funeral Home Marie L Merrifield Marie L Merrifield of Bryan died Feb at Brazos Valley Med ical Center at age 90 He was born ical Center at age 90 Hie was born Sept in Prairie City MO Funeral service will be at Fri day Feb 18 graveside with Dr Tom Estes officiating Burial will be at Guadalupe Valley Memorial Park New Braunfels Merrifield was a graduate of Kansas State Teachers College and a former New Braunfels resident She was preceded in death by her husband Walter Glenn Merrifield Survivors include son Dr Robert G and Bobbie Merrifield of College Station daughter Margaret Self of Oak Harbor WA six grandchildren and eight greatgrandchildren Funeral Home Bryan MAKE A DIFFERENCE JOIN THE CHAMBER NEW BRAUNFELS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE MEMBERSHIP DRIVE FEB 222324 TRAVEL New Braunfels Sesquicentennial Europe Tour Book with us Call for details 6292215 133 Landa Street RESTAURANT Now Open for the Season Pirates teach water lessons By ROSE MARIE EASH Staff Writer Memorial Elementary stildents saw Water Wtttes of piesew ed by the Edwards Water District Wednesday afternoon and learned about water quality water pol lution and the proper disposal of house hold hazardous waste Matt Castens and John Mikkelscn with the Small Change Original ater group of Minneapolis Minnesota are acting out a story that tells chil dren about how the aquifer works how it can be harmed and what that would mean to humans and animals on earth The play complete with costumes sets and props interacts with the chil dren keeping their attention entertain ing and teaching It is being presented to 80 schools throughout the Edwards Aquifer region in Comal Hays Med ina and Bexar counties The children at Memorial Elemen tary were enthusiastic and attentive This is the second year weve had them said Sharon Tate Princi pal at Memorial Elementary The teachers say that the children really enjoy it and remember what theyve been told about the The live educational theater produc tion is sponsored by the Edwards Underground Water District and offers an alternative method of teaching from traditional lesson plans Preserving the aquifers water qual ity is a difficult said Cinde ThomasJimenez The Small Change Original Theater touring company uses simple sets and audience participation to convey the message Teachers receive classroom materials so they can reinforce what the children learned from the For more information on the pro gram call the EUWD at 1800292 1047 Matt Castens and John Mikkeisen taught student at Memorial Elementary about water quality Issues Wednesday The theater pro duction as sponsored by the Edwards Underground Water District HeraldZeltung photo by JOHN HUSETH CARTER CASTEEL for Comal County Judge The Truth is I have DEBATED my opponent 5 times Lake Braunfels Bulverde Canyon Lake Braunfels There Are 2 Scheduled Debates Canyon Lake SVHS KGNB Comment Program Pd Pol Ad by Thomas W Bill Cudabac Campaign Treasurer Route 9 Box 266 Canyon Lake TX 78133 March Republican Primary Early Voting Feb 16 through March THE ONLY COMAL COUNTY RESIDENT IN THE 207th REPUBLICAN PRIMARY ON MARCH 8th JACK ROBISON REPUBLICAN for 207th District Judge Comal Hays Ca I dwell rnere are top many frivolous lawsuits too many dangerous criminals not serving enough time and not enough sensitivity to victims rights Those are key concerns and I intend to do something about Policeman For 5 years he saw the problems firsthand City Judge 8 years City Prosecutor Selected as a briefing attorney Texas Court of Criminal Appeals highest criminal appellate court in THE JUDGE FOR THE 207TH DISTRICT COURT HAS ALWAYS BEEN FROM COMAL COUNTY THE ONLY OTHER TWO DISTRICT JUDGES SERVING COMAL COUNTY LIVE IN HAYS AND CALDWELL COUNTIES Paid Political Ad By Robison Campaign Bill Mehier Treasurer 391 Landa New Braunfels Texas 78130 cV THIS CARD ENITOS THE BEARER TO Tj 25 DISCOUNT EVlRY TIME YOU EAT I I FROM FEB 7 THRU MARCH I 25 OFF i I f Geum Historic Piftrigt t TASTE THE HOMEMADE DIFFERENCE Senior Citizen Special Lunch Dinner Available Bakery t TSWit Souvenir Shop Homemade Fudge Hlghwuy 46 1 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