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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 26, 1994, New Braunfels, Texas 41 0 MO L DR TX 79903 COUNTDOWN 271 DAYS New Braunfels Sesquicentennial March March Inside Area Sports Success Texas jjie River conditions Guadalupe cfs Comat cfs fe cubic fe0f Stammtisch Birthday wishes from the HeraldZeitung The New Braunfels Herald Zeitung extends the following birthday wishes to Jack Hum sucker Whitney Jackson 6 years Lawrence Weidner Matthew Schriewer Ryan Petrie eight yearsold Dave Mey er Alice Clasen Charlotte Day ton Eugene Galindo Jr NBCs Today Show to broadcast from NB NBCs Today Show is scheduled to broadcast a live segment on the worlds first uphill water coaster from Schiltterbahn Waterpark on Friday July 1 Andy Pargh the Gadget will ride Schlitterbahns Drag on Blaster uphill water coaster during his feature on new amusement park attractions The show is seen between 7 and 9 by approximately six million people nationwide Today Show fans are invited to watch the filming in the Surfenburg section of the park where the Dragon Blaster is located There will be no charge for admis sion to the Surfenburg section of the park between and 9 on Friday July saidTerri G Adams Schlitterbahns general manager We will have all of the attractions in the Surfenburg section open at that time so guests can play in Surfenburg and watch the Today Show filming We will close Surfenburg at 9 to pre pare for our normal 10 Adams said Schlitterbahns 25acre Surfenburg section is located on Union St in New Braunfels For more informa tion call 6252351 Sesquicentennial calendars available The New Braunfels Conserva tion Societys Limited Edition 1995 pictorial Sesquicentennial Calendar is now available in the Forke Store at Conservation Plaza for tax For more information call 629 2943 Board of Realtors to meet The New Lake Board of Realtors will hold a lun cheon meeting on June 27 at at the Dragon Place Restaurant on Loop 337 in New Braunfels Guest speaker will be the president of the Texas Association of Realtors Also at the meeting a check will be presented from the organization to the Childrens Museum in New Braun fels Stammtisch The New Braunfels HeraldZeitung invites its readers to submit items to Stammtisch According to the Sophienburg Archives and members of the German community Siammlisch represents a sit ting place for members of the community to gather and share the days happenings We invite you to share with Lotto Texas 613 2324 2545 Est million jackpot TEXflS LOTTERV This newspaper is printed on recycled newsprint March Jesus International event continued in NB See People Page 1B Success stories HeraldZeitung begins weekly feature series on local businesses and the stories behind their success I See Page 9A New Braunfels Herald 40 Pages in three sections Sunday June SUNDAY 75 CENTS fQr more than 142 years Home of CHARLOTTE DAYTON Car flips on Highway 46 I emergency personnel responded to an accident 1 UQy u T mne easi or uear reports with the identities of an elderly man and woman injured were unavailable at press time lue car with heavy front end damage which struck the elderly couples car and then fled the Z offThe couples car flipped during the accident and landed upside down next to a barbedwire fence The couple suffered minor Injuries and were taken to McKenna Memorial Hospital where they were treated and released Man injured from 70foot fall Friday Man slips from cliffs near Bungy Over Texas location By JENNIFER ROMPEL Staff Writer A New Braunfels teen was injured last night in an accident that occurred near the Bungy Jump site on Edwards Boulevard at the Guadalupe River Dennis Ryan Ray 17 was taken to University Hospital in San Antonio on Saturday morning after falling 60 to 70 feet from the cliffs near the Bungy Jump He is the son of local doc tor Dennis R Ray According to Battalion Chief John Herber the teen had appar ently climbed up the cliff slipped and fell to the bottom Herber said the man was discovered by rafters traveling on the river We got a call at Saturday morning The people were on the riv er and spotted the person on his back They made contact and asked if he needed help He responded yes and they went up the hill to call Herber According to Herber the teen had been waiting for help for approximately 10 hours Paramedics believe he may have suffered a fractured wrist and other internal injuries Herber said the teen is expected to be okay After the 911 call was made paramedics arrived on the scene and stabilized the victim The AirLife helicopter was called to the scene to transport Ray to San Antonio The teen was reported to be conscious when paramedics arrived but he could not remem ber his name and was not sure what had happened to him Bungy Jump officials stressed that the injured person did not fall from the bungy tower Officials with Bungy over Texas also reported that a rock was thrown through the window of the business last night No report on the latter incident was available as of press time Houston man arrested in connection with 27 burglaries By JENNIFER ROMPEL Staff Writer Comal County Sheriffs deputies say they have solved several area burglaries with the arrest of Houston man last week Larry Don Arnold 36 of Houston was arrest ed and charged with four counts of burglary of a building Arnold allegedly committed 27 bur glaries of storage buildings in this area According to Chief Deputy Elwood Hohcrz Rural county burglaries believed to be solved with arrest Arnold was arrested by San Antonio Police offi cers last week They were able to identify him by information given to them by the Comal County Sheriffs Office Officials in Travis County were also look ing for Arnold Arnold is being held in the Travis County Jail He was brought to Comal County this week for questioning and arraignment Hoherz said the sheriffs office decided to charge him with four counts of burglary because there was no need to pile up 27 cases when four would have the same result The burglaries with which Arnold is charged include one at Bulverde Storage on March 30 and three at the Canyon Corner Storage in Sattler Hoherz said the suspect was seen driving in the area He said officers believe Arnold allegedly Blasted stole the items from the buildings and then sold them in San Antonio Deputies were not able to recover all of the stolen items However two truckloads of items will be returned to Comal County Hoherz said Arnold was allegedly involved with burglaries at the Wilheim Storage Units OBrien Boat and RV Storage Tom Creek Stor age Buildings Boat and RV Storage Complex in Sattler Boat Mini Storage in Sattler River Road Mini Storage and Hancock Mini Storage Schlitterbahns new Dragon Blaster gets favorable reviews from coaster enthusiasts By JENNIFER ROMPEL Staff Writer Need a thrill Go to Schlitter bahn Thats what several members of a popular thriUseekers group decided to to do The American Coaster Enthusiasts made their first organized trip to Schlitterbahn on Saturday The group came to the popular waterpark to ride the Dragon Blaster the worlds first uphill water coaster The tnrillseekers agree that the ride is great I loved it It is a great experience going up on a water slide without climbing a flight of said ACE member Jeff Braziel of Arlington Braziel and fellow ACE member Ward Ben del of Arlington explained that this is the first lime the group has organized a trip to a water park Bendel said this was the first time he had visited Schlitterbahn He planned to stay at the park all day Saturday and pan of Sunday Arlington resident Gary Sladc also loved the ride Slade is the Associate Editor for Inside Track a publication geared toward the amuse ment and waterpark industry I think its great 1 rode the prototype in the test facility 1 had no idea when I rode it that it would evolve into this This is a new wave in water park and amusement park water technol ogy This is something every water park and some amusement parks are going to want to said Slade This is the first time we have been to a water park and it is the first time we have had a need to do anything in a water he said Slade said the group may return to Schlitter bahn with more of its members The trip to Sohliuerbahn was organized by Tim Baldwin regional representative for the ACE group in Arlington He said people from Arlington Houston and San Antonio partici pated in the outing He said all of them were Members of the American Coaster Enthusiasts were able Vv ine uragon rrSrnln UP Schlltterbahns Surfenburg section Saturday and thfs pleased with the ride myMng llke We m U It s a surprise to go up hill You literally get time This is an outstanding ibr blasted up hill It is quite unusual Ive never everyone in the he said For news advertising or subscription information call 6259144 or Metro 6060846
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