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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 30, 1994, New Braunfels, Texas                                New laws to go into effect Thursday See special package Page 2 50 CENTS tft DAYS Nw Braunfels SMtfJlcwtennla Mtrch New Braunfels MDELL DR IX 79903 10 paged in one section Tuesday Aug Serving Comal County for more than 142 years Home of ANNETTE HINMAN 142 No 211 Inside New laws go into Sports The River conditions Guadalupe cfs Comal cfs cfs cubic feet per second BHrtlMtay WISIMS from New Braunfels Herotd Zeitung extends Ihe following birthday wishes to Kiraten Tay lor 9 Tyler Hahdrick Gregory Bueche Annette Bin man Beqjaiala Sanchez Sr Jose Morales Jr Pat Anthony belat Rosa Mata Joseph Arm strong Seryando Cortina Vir gil Threadgill Happy Anniver sary to Larry Sue Schwab 25th Ceretta Tommy Daum Bill Sue GrofT Jose Diana Garcia 14 Downtown Assoc date changed the Downtown Association will have its September meeting on Friday Sept 9 instead of Tuesday Sept 6 because Krauses Cafe will be closed on Sept uled All members and guests are encouraged to attend and meet Karen Crandall the new Main Street Director For more infor mation call President Connie Woriey at 6294419 Kinderchor to host class for beginners The New Braunfels Kinderchor will be having a class for begin ners only Tuesday Aug 30 today from to pjn at the Comal County Senior Citizens Center 655 Landa St For more information call David Smith at 6291785 Hummel to host volunteer meeting The Hummel Museum will be holding a volunteer recruitment meeting on Wednesday Aug 3 1 at in the museum board room All interested individuals and couples are invited for this kick off recruitment meeting which will include a pot luck supper and special door prize gifts The Hummel Museum is in need of volunteers to assist with office work tour guides educational programs special events and community relations Plans are underway for the Hummel Museums schedule of special exhibits and displays to celebrate the New Braunfels 1995 Sesquicentennial Volunteers can expect exciting and interesting events to become involved with at Ac Hummel Museum in the near future Contact Ursula Ehmann at the Hummel Museum for more infor mation at 6255636 Stammtisch The New Braunfels HeraldZeitung invites its readers to submit items to Stammtixh According to the Sophienburg Archives and members fife German community Stammtisch represents a sitting place for members of the community to gather and share the days happen ings We invite you to share with This newspaper is printed w recycled newsprint Hutchison says feds should stay out Senator makes campaign stop here yesterday By CRAIG HAMMETT Staff Writer While Congress was taking a break ftom its current session Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison visited New Braun fels Monday on the campaign tnul Hutchison nude a stop at the home of Dr and Mrs Stanley Woodward for a fundraising session and spoke to a packed room of Republican sup porters on a variety of subjects from crime to the Edwards Aquifer Hutchison stressed that she believes the federal government should not play a role in the decision on the Edwards Aquifer that it should be left to local and state governments esoe dally in the case of endangered species such as goldencheeked warblers and fountain darters Im worried that the federal gov ernment through the Interior Depart ment will take over property rights without proper she said will never support letting private property be Hutchison opposed the proposed designation by the Fish and WUdlife Department of critical habitat for the endangered goldencheeked warbler in parts pf 33 Texas counties J HoraHZeHung photo by MARK LYON Sen Kay Bailey Hutchison greets Evelyn John Tuohy of Canyon Lake yesterday afternoon at a private cam paign fundraiser held at the home of Dr Stanley Woodward The dilemma facing parts of Comal County however is that a federal judge is contemplating an emergency water plan 1o reduce pumping of the Edwards during dry periods to protect the Comal Springs and other endan gered species living within The judge is the only way we have to preserve the County Judge Carter Casteel told the senator Still Hutchison said she feared too much federal intervention She said the state legislation passed last ses sion to form an Edwards Aquifer Authority was the right method and disagreed with the Justice Depart ments decision to halt the authority based on a voting rights protest by the MexicanAmerican Legal Defense and Education Fund The precedent of the federal gov ernment stepping in is not a good she said should not be a federal Hutchison defeated New Braunfels native Bob Krueger in a special elec tion for the Senate last November She told the local crowd she appreci ated me fact she won Comal County in that race Hutchison is running against Demo crat Richard Fisher for the Senate seat in November She also mentioned several impor tant issues including health care which will be next focus of attention on Capitol Hill Hutchison decried what she called the massive federal bureaucracy of the proposed healthcare reform sup ported by President Bill Clinton She did say she supported insurance reform including insurance pools for small businesses and not losing cov erage because of job loss I support insurance reform but not tearing down our she said we could take one step at a On crime Hutchison said she did not support the recent crime bill say ing I dont think theres enough crimefighting in this Discussion also shifted to the issue of immigration both in Mexico Haiti and Cuba 1 will not support President Clinton if he chooses to invade she said Hutchison said the issue in Haiti involved a United Nations interest rather than a United States interest and said she would not support an invasion thus United Way Tshirts arrive Teen Connection still running smoothly former director says Alternative schools for NBISD and CISD were not primary purpose of Teen Connection By CRAIG HAMMETT Staff Writer United Way tahlrta will available In Comal County latw this Pictured on plan In downtown BraunMs holding of thlrto which will Mil for 16 ara United Way officials from toft to right Wort John Stauffw Pam Kraft Ratty Mturln and Don Maxwtll tahlrts this will bear Saaqulcantannial logo on making thant omofaWnd coilactora Kami To obtain a tshlrt IntarwtMi paraona should call Pam Kraft at 6297466 or Kathy at 6294602 The former president of the Teen Connection board said the organization is doing fine despite the fact the orga nization will no longer handle alter native schooling for the county school districts Debbie Key who resigned because she is moving from the county said Teen Connection offers many pro grams for children ages 1017 Teen Connection is the only one that is an emergency shelter for teens in this she said There are two centers one for boys and girls that offer emergency shelter for up to 30 days and possibly longer on certain occasions Thats always been the primary said Key who said the centers also offer counseling therapy and fam ily outreach programs We do a tremendous amount of affordable The two school districts Comal and New Braunfels decided to hire an out side company Ombudsman which deals exclusively in alternativetype schooling to operate their alternative schools Teen Connection had been handling alternative schools for the districts but Key said it was not their primary purpose rather the standard programs such as emergency shelter and coun seling She did say thetorganization is look ing at plans to offer schooling to lads staying at the facility Teen Connection receives some of the largest donations ftom the Comal County United Way around according to this years United Way publication Fraser asks TxDOT to erect signs for downtown sesquicentennial By DAVID SULLENS Editor and Publisher New Braunfels Mayor Paul Fraser wants the Texas Department of Transportation to make some changes or additions to its signs in the New Braunfels area In a letter last week to Resident Engineer David Kopp Fraser made three requests First he asked that highway depart ment signs indicate the appropriate exit to reach the downtown area He asked that city limits signs indicate that New Braunfels is A Sesquicentenni al City 1995 he adced that the high way depart ment erect signs along Interstate 35 pro moting Wurstfest and perhaps even pro viding the dates of that nationally known event On several occasions people have told the mayor wrote that they have had difficulty locating die downtown area of our city While this may seem strange there are signs along IH35 stating that New Braunfels is at eight exits Thus pick ing the correct exit to find the downtown area 0m be for his efforts to keep the IH35 widening project on the front Seguin man charged with possession of marijuana By TECLOJ GARCIA Staff Writer Comal County Sheriffs deputies arrested 32year old Mark Clark of Seguin Sunday for possessing less than two ounces of marijuana and for failure to appear He was arrested at tne Shanty m New Braun fels just before Officers arrested a 38yearold San Marcos man Sunday for driving while intoxicated Pablo Romeno of 323 Lee was taken into custody at ijra at FM 306 and Lonesome Drive Comal County Sheriffs department took too cus tody Thursday Oscar Rodriguez Jr of Rt 5 Canyon Lake He was picked up for criminal trespassing at on Laurie Dr James McCulskey of Canyon Lake was arrested by the Comal County Sheriff s department on two out standing warrants and two others charges Saturday He was charged with driving without a license and no vehicle insurance McCulskey also had two out standing warrants for driving without a license and failure to appear in court Deborah Loughner of 616 Hill Climb Canyon Lake was arrested day on two bad check warrants The 38yearold was arrested at Two Canyon Lake men were arrested by the Comtl County Sheriffs department or engaging in orga nized crime Gary Allen 17 of 4512 Cham was takoiirto custody Saturday at JosephRayPassante turned Wnisetfm to officers at the Sheriffs defaitmol in New Braunfels For news advertising or subscription information call Metro 6060846   

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