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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 24, 1994, New Braunfels, Texas INSIDE Special Child Abuse Awareness Month page sponsored by local merchants Sec 8A COUMTDOWNl 332 DAYS New Braunfels Sesquicentennlal March March Inside Letters to the Sports Club The Stammtisch Birthday wishes from the HeraldZeftung The New Braunfels Herald Zeitung extends the following birthday wishes to Cindy Fitzsimmons Joe Roberts Joyce Dale Amelia Garza Eva Saucedo Walter S Yancey Herbert Yeagtey Lawrence H Hartzell Mike Welden Dorothy Martinez Emily Fink Satur Bill Guthrie Verner Jonas Frances Londenberg Satur Ann Miller Debbie Parsons Phil Ridgeway Christine Whithors Edna WiedenfeW Hazel Eaton John Killmer Mark Pesek Robert Stueber Wayne Davis Cathy Gross rode Happy Anniversary to Brian Michelle Hubertus Steve Vickie Kennedy ago Suarez Sr belated Circle Arts Theatre eyes busy week Activities for Circle Arts The atre this week include Novice Night Monday 7 the staff and actors will take fledgling performers through their paces during one of the atres outreach projects There are talented people in our community whoVe not been brave enough to get onstage and we want to show them if s not as scary as it said Elizabeth Elliott executive director The workshop offering instruc tion in basic acting skills and the atre terminology is geared for adults only There is no fee for the workshop Anyone interested in advised to wear old comfortable clothes and ladies are further advised not to wear dresses or heels Auditions for Little Shop of Tuesday 7 The theatre will hold second audi tions for the summer musical Roles are available for four men ages 20 to 60 and four women ages 20 to 30 and one carnivo rous plant Those wishing to audi tion should bring their own sheet music an accompanist will be provided Auditions for The Inner for the theatres youth company Wednesday 7 Auditioners are required to pre pare a monologue not to exceed one minute Letter carriers to host food drive The New Braunfels Local Branch 2805 of the National Association of Letter Carriers hi conjunction with the Postal Service the AFLCIO and the United Way of America will be collecting nonperishable food items on Saturday May 14 for distribution to the New Braunfels Food Bank Nonperishable food items may be placed by citizens mailboxes by the curb or on the porch on the morning of May 14 All food col lected will stay in New Braunfels The winning numbers Lotto 214 1517 2636 nnjULuh I fcp JB KB IP T5 LOTTEHV SPECIAL FEATURE A Star is Born Armadillos catch eye of BBC PagelB Unicom thesplans advance to state with A Midsummer Nights New Braunfels v0i t 0 q 1 9 HeraldZe SUNDAY 75 CENTS n IK 7Vvox AltUU 40 Pages in three sections Sunday April 1994 Serving Comal County for more than 142 years Home of CINDY FITZSIMMONS Vol 142 No 117 Barbecue the wurst way HeraldZehung photo by JOHN HUSETH Ricky Day of Dallas worked hard In preparing his barbecue chicken entries for the Wurst Barbecue Cook Off held Saturday at the Wurstfest grounds Barbecue cooks from all over the state flocked to the cook off which featured categories such as brisket pork chicken and side dishes Rotel and the Hot Tomatoes was the featured entertainment Saturday night According to Wurstfest officials attendance was very good but no figures were available at press time State prepares to treat Lake Dunlap hydrilla problems By CRAIG HAMMETT Staff Writer Residents along Lake Dunlap should start tO tclltC making plans for water use t The Texas Parks and Wildlife department will HlltlTlCf irt applying chemicals to the hydrilla plants in Residents are urged start applying chemicals to the hydrilla pi the lake by May 2 The GuadalupeBlanco River Authority is urging residents to take precautions for as long as 18 days in some cases People are urged not to drink water from the lake or water pumped under the influence of surface water of the river from May 220 In addition water from Lake Dunlap should not be used for household purposes to irrigate yards or crops or water livestock during this same period No boating or swimming will be allowed from May 26 as the GBRA lowers the lake for application of the chemi cal Fish caught from May 28 should not be eaten What do you do Im scared to death to use It water even If they say Its safe Ive used my water for nine lap Property Owners associa tion will spend on the project with the GBRA donat ing The will apply the chemical Aquathol to the plant sioa Ive used my water for nine years with no ill We are taking the greatest said David Welsch director planning and develop ment for the GBRA If you have a well that gets cloudy after a big rain that indicates you are pump ing underflow You shouldnt be using that water Debbie Magin biologist with GBRA said people could take a bath with the water after the May 26 period which covers no boating and swimming She urged people to heed the precautions I dont really know what else to tell people As long as we are putting the restrictions in place we have to follow those restric she said Hydrilla is a aquatic plant years with no III Residents of the Lake Duneffects Dorothy ZinsmeiSter which can clog lakes and Lake Dunlap resident This is the first time the chem ical has been applied to a free flowing type of lake Grass carp which feed on hydrilla cannot be introduced because they might escape downstream and eat other plant species Some residents who are not members of the Lake Dunlap Property Owners are concerned about their water especially if they have a well in the vicinity of the river What do you do Im scared to death to use term measures to deal with the problem it even if they say its said Dorothy Zinscould include state and federal funding as well as meister who lives m the Garden Oak subdivicontinued research on ways to control die plant Officials say the treatment is not a permanent cure World leaders lend praise to former president ByJUDIEGLAVE Associated Press Writer NEW YORK AP Richard Milhous Nixon was a political gut fighter whose career brought him lonely triumphs deep disgrace and respect He died Friday at 81 having nev er recovered from a stroke he suf fered Monday at his home in Park Ridge Nixon the nations 37th president and the first to resign the office nev er regained consciousness after he sank into a coma Thursday at New York HospitalCornell Medical Cen ter He bad left a living will that said he wanted no extraordinary mea sures taken to prolong his life and he was not put on a respirator which might have relieved swelling in the brain Leaders from Washington to Moscow to Beijing praised Nixons accomplishments his political savvy and his dedication despite the polit ical storm called Watergate that forced him to resign in 1974 The former congressman sena tor vice president and president left his mark on his times as few nation al figures have done in our See editorial page 4A President Clinton said To be sure he experienced his fair share of adversity and contro versy but his resilience and his dili gent desire to give something back to this country and to the world provide a lesson for all of us about main taining our faith in the Clin ton said His body was taken to an undis closed funeral home where it will remain until it is flown to Yorba Linda his birthplace on Tuesday his office said His body will not lie in state in the Capitol Services will be held Wednesday afternoon at the Richard Nixon Library and Birthplace He will be buried next to his wife Pat who died last year Rev Billy Graham a longtime Nixon friend will officiate Eulo gies will be delivered by President Clinton Sen Robert Dole and Cali fornia Gov Pete Wilson Boris Yeltsin annoyed when Nixon met with his opposition leader during a March trip to Moscow praised his great political experi Chinas official Xinhua News Agency called him an old friend of the Chinese Same song second success Second hazardous waste collection day just as big a hit as the first By JENNIFER ROMPEL Staff Writer Turnout for the second Household Hazardous Waste Collection equaled that of the first according to New Braunfels Assistant Fire Chief Elroy Friesenhahn project manager for the collection As of Saturday more than 550 cars had driven through the collection site In the first collection 557 cars were counted At 9 when the collection started cars were lined up all the way back to the railroad tracks behind Century Paper according to Friesenhahn The collection was held at Fire Station No 2 on Loop 337 Three truck trailers of tires were collected as well as approximately 800 batteries and gallons of motor oil There was also a large amount of paint and a moderate amount of pes ticides and herbicides brought to the amount of pesticides and herbicides decreased during this collection according to Friesenhahn We did not have near the same amount of hazardous waste but we did have more he said Laidlaw has said this is a trend that is starting to happen and they may have to readjust on their bidding photo by JOHN HUSETH Walt Stringer of Laidlaw Waste Services gathers saved house hold hazardous from a local residents car Because of the higher amount of recyclable items and the lower amount of hazardous waste more items were accepted without the city exceeding its budget We did not have to turn anyone said Friesenhahn Residents bringing items to the collection were pleased to have the opportunity to dispose of their haz ardous wastes property I like the idea of doing the collec said William Hocker of New Braunfels I think it performs a ticular service We are a little bit nonplussed on what to do with material This also enhances the notion of not collecting these materi als and being careful about what you Bulverde Primary teacher Melissa Norton brought two batteries and some paint to the collection She said if she had not been able to bring the items to the collection she would have had to store it at her fathers house or leave it at her house As a teacher I wholeheartedly support this she said Friesenhahn said the turnout for the collection was what was expect ed He explained that he expected that a lot of tires would be collected We had a really good turnout and wonderful he said The collection was manned by several employees of Laidlaw Envi ronmental Services the company hired to conduct the collection Also working were city firefight ers several volunteers Mayor Rudy Seidel county commissioners Chief Phil Baker and Comal County File Marshal Milton Willmann See Sports Day for complete Golf Fest coverage Page 94
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