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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 3, 1994, New Braunfels, Texas                                21 HeraldZeitung Tuesday May GBRA celebrates National Drinking Water Week A proclamation endorsing May 17 1994 as National Drinking Water Week in the Guadalupe River Basin was adopted by the Board of Directors of the GuadalupeBlanco River Authority GBRA at their meeting in Seguin on April Each year GBRA joins other water suppliers throughout the country in sponsoring activities to promote public awareness of the importance of clean drinking water and to encourage the conservation and protection of water resources The 1994 Drinking Water Week slo gan is Let it be Second and the official Blue Thumb is a reminder to safeguard water resources much the same way that a green thumb symbolizes the care we give to plants and the environment During the week GBRA will offer opportunities for area residents to Give Drinking Water a includ ing a special fee for total coliform water testing offered by the GBRA Regional Laboratory in Seguin during Drinking Water Week For more infor mation about the test and how to col lect samples call Clarification A portion of a quote may have been attributed to the wrong person in an article on teen drug use which appeared on Page IB of the Sunday fieraldZeltung The last sentence of a quote from Canyon High School freshman Gail Gitsho stated that students could be seen smoking cigarettes outside the doors at the rear of the school cafe teria Gitsho said she did not make that comment but another girl being interviewed at the same time did Several students were being inter viewed at the same table at the same time For the record five other students inside the cafeteria also suggested that students could be seen smoking cigarettes outside behind the cafete ria and all 13 students interviewed at that location said students sometimes smoke there Two students were smoking cig arettes there at the time of the inter views Free legal advice for elderly to end season with a Pop 1 The MidTexas Symphony will con and wine soft drinks and popcorn will elude its 16th season with its annual be available Pops Concert on Sunday May 8 at 4 Tickets are for adults for in the Civic Center senior citizens and college students The New Braunfels Civic Center and for students through high school will be arranged with table seating age They will be available at the door State Representative Edmund Kuempel announced recently that tele phone legal advice is available for Tex ans age 60 and older The Legal Hot line for Older Texans is a joint project of the Texas Legal Services Center and the American Association of Retired Persons and the Legal Counsel for the Elderly The group receives support from the Texas Equal Access to Justice Foundation This hotline is a valuable tool for Texans age 60 and older since they can receive direction over the phone without Kuempel said He added that the hotline provides a num ber of free preventative law publica tions that can be mailed to the request ing party The hotline is located in Austin and the tollfree phone number is 800 6222520 Allstate ordered to pay record fine for alleged violations AUSTIN AP State insurance officials say it will no longer be busi ness as usual in regulating the insur ance industry On Monday the Texas Department of Insurance announced a record fine against Allstate Insur ance Group and started disciplinary actions against 59 other insurers for alleged discrimination in selling auto mobile insurance Today were beginning the process of ending unfair insurance practices in Texas Insurance Commis sioner J Robert Hunter said when announcing the largest fine ever assessed by the state insurance agency Combined the 60 companies pro vide auto coverage to millions of Tex ans In agreeing to pay the fine Allstate GIFT BOOKS AVAILABLE WALNUT 6 629640O IH 35 and Walnut Ave f SdJINDlflfiUST UAM NEESON BENKINGSLEY E WEEKDAYS NO ESCAPE BAY LIOTTA SI SAT SUN 935 WEEKDAYS 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that violates Texas law it has to be Ms Keller said She accused some companies of refusing to write policies for people who have a Mexican drivers license while writing policies for those who have a license from Canada The allegations against Allstate included Rejecting drivers for insurance in its companies with the lowest rates BRAUNTEX 6254411 290 W San Antonio ALL SHOWS Times good thru SAT SUN 8SECQNDS 9 LUKE PERRY BSD WEEKDAYS SUN INTERSBCnON RICHARD GERE S3 WEEKDAYS J J BelCare is assurance from your Beltone hearing aid dispenser of excellent service quality care and the highest customer satisfaction possible So if you need hearing help call Beltone to schedule a hearing test 389 S Seguin St 6201114 or 6062030 Benefits of hearing aids vary by type and degree of hearing loss noise environment accuracy of hearing evaluation and proper fit Audiology Centers Bel tone Electronics Corporation Q Tan iny ml hcarlwcinii Its Vmr iliu pi liraimnm ilistw hrs an wlslile ikid iirmn if In IIIIM 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for District 4 wants the city council to address the feasiabilitv of towering residential city property taxes Kahlig stated A committee should be set up to address the feasibilrty of raising our city sales tax but towering our residential city property taxes It is my understanding a city sales tax would force tourists to pay their fair share However I would only consider this if we towered residential city property taxes The City Manager has informed me a cent sales tax increase could tower our residential city property The decrease would represent towering our current rate of 410 on a hundred tax rate to on a hundred If we increased our city sales tax Vi cent the city would receive no decrease in revenues Kahlig went on to say he would donate his wages received from the city if elected to St Peter and PauJ School and the Senior Citizens Center He also encourages all residents to exercise their privilege to vote Election Jay If liny 7 at Frasler Elementary School 1244 Braynfgte TX 78130 I because they were single Denying insurance in these pre ferred companies because an applicant had only one car Conditioning the sale of an auto policy on the purchase of other insur ance from the company Rejecting drivers or charging them more because they had been turned down by other insurers s Or Todays weather drawing Is by Clint Robison age seven Todays weather Partly cloudy and warm with a 20 percent chance of showers Tuesday The high will be In the mldeos with a low In the 60s Partly cloudy and warm Wednesday Southeast wind near 10 mph Water watch Canyon Edwards up 01 Comal dn 209 Pollen count Type Count Condition Molds Pollen County courtesy of Frank Jr MD Solar lunar data Sun rises at and sets at Moon sets at today Send your weather art to Roger Croteau city editor New Braunfels HeraldZeitung 707 Landa SI New Braunfels TX 78310 Great Airfare To Germany Anytime After May 1st very few restrictions 133 Landa Streei ROOFING REPAIRS FREE ESTIMATES ALL WORK GUARANTEED All 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