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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 26, 1994, New Braunfels, Texas TUESDAY COUNTDOWNS 330 DAYS New Braunfels Sesquicentennial March March Daniel Zunker leads Canyon past Kerrville TiVy f 0f See Page 6 New Braunfels PASO Tv 7 9 A Herald 10 Pages in one section Tuesday April Serving Comal County for more than 142 years Home of JESSICA RICHTER Vol 142 No 118 Inside C ISO Sports The Stammtisch Birthday wishes from the HeraldZeftungl The New Brauttfels Herald Zeitung extends the following birthday wishes to David Flu grath Lauren Brucks Vanessa Cabello Jessica Rtchter Mon Clementine Kohn Mon Joseph Blais Clarice Brand Glenda Chtiton Mary Ellen Doyle Florence Rledel Mel Shane Ballroom dance set for Senior Citizens Center The Senior Citizens Center will have its regular ballroom dance on Sunday May 1 from 6 to 10 with the Jubilee Dance Band providing the music Admission is per person Ice soft drinks and snacks will be provided at a snack bar The public is invited Mammography prostate testing set Persons age 60 through 64 are invited to participate in the mam mography and prostate testing to be held at McKenna Memorial Hospital and the Senior Center The testing is free for the first 44 women and 27 men to call for an appointment with the senior center Call 6251800 The event is again sponsored by the Alamo Area Council of Governments and the Texas Department of Aging The Senior Center will sched ule appointments beginning today for May 1620 to be done at McKenna between 8 and for mammograms Appointments for prostate testin ng to be done at the senior center on May 18 beginning at 10 can be scheduled by calling the senior center at 6251800 Plaza Nites continues Thursday night Rosie Y Los Muchachos plays the final concert in the Plaza Nites series at 7 Thursday on the Plaza The popular Mari achi band promises an evening of run and festivity The free concert series is pro duced by the Main Street Project For information call the Main Street Project at 6082100 GBR A to promote drinking water week In observance of National Drinking Water Week May 17 GuadalupeBlanco River Author ity GBRA vehicles will display colorful blue and purple bumper stickers with the slogan Give Drinking Water A Vietnam veterans to host fundraiser The Vietnam Veterans of the Outreach program will host a fundraiser selling fajita tacos with all the trimmings and cold drinks The fajitas will be pre pared by two fajita cook champi ons The event will be held at 974 N Loop 337 across from the L ragon Place Restaurant on Sat urday April 30 from 10 on Stammtisch The New Braunfels HeraldZeitung incites its readers to submit items to Stammlisch According to Iht Sophienburg Archives and members of the German community Stammtisch represents a sitting place for members of the community to gather and share the days happening We invite you to share with eyes new A Sign for the times HenldZeltung photo by JOHN HUSETH A sign was erected In frpnt of the New Braunfels Factory Stores formerly the Mill Store Plaza during ceremonies held at the signs location In front of the facilities Pictured the former name Is seen on the old sign as It was taken down and the new name on the sign being erected s same tax ra Raises additional police officers are among councils added items By JENNIFER ROMPEL Staff Writer New Braunfels City Council mem bers are hoping to be able to add sev eral new items and personnel in the 199495 budget without affecting the current tax rate of 41 cents If adopted the million budget will include new carpet for the library a new roof for the library a percent cost of living increase for employees and replacing the copier in the city secretarys office Other additions will include dou bling the amount of money to be spent on road repairs hiring two police patrolmen one dispatcher a warrant officer and a municipal court clerk One of the most significant addi tions to the budget will be the funds to open the County Line Fire Station in the south side of New Braunfels According to city manager Mike Shands six men would need to be hired to open the station Trie cost of hiring the additional firemen will be He said there is already a fire truck at the station and that no renovations to the building would be needed If the expenditures are approved the station could be operational by late summer Mayor Rudy Seidel was pleased to announce to the citizens at the city council meeting that the tax rate would remain the same I want to say how proud I am of the city council They have done a lot of work on this said Seidel The council voted 5 to 1 last night to accept the official submission of the budget Council members set a public hearing to receive citizen comment on the budget for May 9 They also voted to set an agenda item to adopt the bud get on the same date Council member Jan Kennedy vot ed against adopting the budget on May 9 She said she would like to wait until after the new city council members are seated Last year we let the new city coun cil members I appreciate the fact that I was able to have a part in she said The new people have to work with the budget next In other business the council also received a petition from citizens asking that a 25 mile per hour speed limit be placed on Comal Street and that a 4 way stop be placed at the intersection of Coll and Comal streets The petition also asked that a school zone be placed from Jahn to Garden street in order to protect the children attending the New Braunfels Child Development Center The council is expected to address this issue at its next meeting on May 9 NBHS drama students to put on statequalifying play locally From staff reports The New Braunfels High School oneact play cast of A Midsummer Nights will put on a perfor mance locally on May 3 at New Braunfels High School The NBHS players just earned a trip to the University Interscholastic Leauges state competition at Austin set for May 6 at the Bass Concert Hall New Braunfels was one of two schools at Fridays regional competition in San Antonio to advance to the state round Before that the play had advanced through district zone and area com petitions For ticket or site and time informa tion call New Braunfels High School at 6256271 More than 70 activities planned for Ninth Annual Folkfest By JENNIFER ROMPEL Staff Writer There will be absolutely no chance to get bored while visiting New Braun fels Ninth Annual Folkfest this week end More than 70 activities are planned for the event which will be held from 10 to 6 Saturday and 12 to 6 Sunday at Conservation Plaza and the Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture Activities CoChairmen Jackie and Dennis Heitkamp have planned a vari ety of exhibits and demonstrations for both children and adults Childrens activities are scheduled for Saturday only Some of them include bull roping candlemaking clothes washing face painting fluting grinding corn house building log sawing pinch pots rag weaving sand painting school house spinning tortilla making yucca weav ing and quilting The childrens activ ities were coordinated by Keva BOEJG man We see this as said Dennis This is the kind of place grandparents would love to take their grandchildren In the activities people will demon strate the skills our founding fathers used when they first came here There will be handmade furniture all the way to said Dennis Jackie said there will be many inter esting adult activities such as making Ukrainian eggs dyeing eggs with onion skins sausage making and pottery We will be reliving the past Its great for grandparents to show their said Dennis Some of the adult activities include touring the museums and historical buildings basket making basket weav ing bee keeping bobbin lacers broom making candle making flintknapping horse hair rope braiding nine pin bowl ing pottery making rawhide braiding sauerkraut making Skat soap mak ing stained glass tatting weaving and spinning chair caning and many more Some unusual activities will include a Pickers Paradise which will feature many collectables The items will be for sale Another unusual activity will be lis tening to the town gossiper and a story teller Visitors can also watch demonstra tions on wine making and see a light ning rod exhibit There will also be an oldfashioned beer garden saloon and entertainment areas The event is free to people under 18 years old Anyone older than 18 will pay a S3 entry fee This is the ninth annual Folkfest It is sponsored by The New Braunfels Con servation Society Sophienburg Muse um and Archives and The Heritage Society of New Braunfels Conservation Plaza and the Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture are located off Loop 337 on Church Hill Drive Extravaganza Crowd of more than 400 insures successful first epicurean event for New Braunfels Restaurant Association ByMARKLYON Managing Editor The New Braunfels Restaurant Associations first Epi curean Extravaganza held at the Gruene Mansion Inn was a huge success according to the organizations president Robert Konkel Approximately 400 people attended the fourhour event which featured some of the more unique dishes and appe tizers from four local restaurants and two catering services at the scenic grounds behind Gruene Mansion Inn Those four restaurants Molly Joes The Grist Mill Pats Place and Adobe Cafe as well as Rafters Catering and Mol ly Joes Catering helped generate for the Comal County Womens Center Turnout far exceeded my said Konkel Weve tallied everything up and we exceeded our goal We had set out to match a community donation of We had to raise that much with this fundraiser or else go knock ing door to door We met that total plus we have a little left over to start us on our next The in proceeds are being directed to the sexual assault program at the Comal County Womens Center A small portion of the proceeds will be given back to the NBRA to help pay for costs Weve been asked to make this an annual he said Were going to look into doing it again Were just grateful for everyone who came out and helped make it the success it was Everyone had a great Those attending were treated to dishes such as Polio Verde from the Grist Mill a combination of spicy refhed beans guacamole and fajita chicken Pats Place featured a unique ranchero a combi nation of picante sauce and ranch dressing Molly Joes and Adobe Cafe served beef and chicken tacos and nachos to the large crowd Helen Mata of Molly Joes said that they began serving beef and chicken tacos at 5 but were later forced to serve nachos when they began running out of supplies Turnout has just been she said We ran out of tacos and had to start serving nachos But no one seems to mind Its been HoraldZeltung phpto by MARK LYON Carrie Hunton of The Grist Mill restaurant serves up Polio Verde at Epicurean Extravaganza For news advertising or subscription information call 6259144 or Metro 6060846
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