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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 6, 1994, New Braunfels, Texas                                TUESDAY Smithson Valley Hangers win Uuerne tournament See Page 5 ISO OBITS TDOWNi 205 DAYS NewBraunfels Sesqufcentennial March New Braunfels 10 pages in one section Tuesday Sept Serving Comal County for more than 142 years Home of BETHANY TAYLOR 142 No 216 Inside Texas Sports Domics 6 The River conditions Guadalupe cfs Comal cfs cfs cubic feet per second Stammtisch Birthday wishes from the HeraldZeitungI The New Braunfels Herald Zeitung extends the following birthday wishes to Bethany Tay lor Cora Tausch Albert Buhl Midge Burroughs Alfred CkslJckl Mary Fernan dez OdeflGressett Delia Heimer Robert KUefoth Ora Ramsey Frances Vaugh Charles White Rebecca HeraldZeltung to host Literacy Day reception The New Braunfels Herald Zeitung will host a Literacy Day reception Wednesday Sept 7 at the New Braunfels Civic Center The reception will feature guest speaker Joe Carroll Rust head of the San Antonio Commission on Literacy Council and is Educa tional Services Manager for the San Antonio ExpressNews Winners of the countywide poster and essay contests will be recognized and presented with The winners will also be fea tured in a Literacy Day special in Thursdays HeraldZeitung A special supplement on literacy will also be included in Thurs days edition Tonight the New Braunfels City Council is expected to make September Literacy Month in New Braunfels while the Comal County Commissioners Court will proclaim September as Liter acy Month in the county at their Thursday morning meeting The public is invited to attend There is no cost for admission Symphony Guild to host chapter meeting The New Braunfels Symphony Guild chapter meeting will be held Tuesday Sept 13 at at 215 Elmwood in New Braunfels All guild members are invited to attend meet the new orchestra manager from Seguin and discuss the upcoming activities Dues are still accepted until that time For more information call 625 9638 NBHS class of 42 meeting set The monthly dinner meeting of the 1942 NBHS class will be held on Friday Sept 9 at at Krauses Call Jim Rheinlaender at 6255445 for more informa tion Stammtisch The New Braunfels Herald Zeitung invites its readers to sub mit items to Stammtisch According to the Sophienburg Archives and members of the German community Stammtisch represents a silting place for members of the commu nity to gather and share the days happenings We invite you to share with This newspaper is printed on recycled newsprint Summer season ends Summer tourist season came to an end this weekend as thousands of tourist flocked to New Braunfels and Comal County to enjoy the rivers Top photo Traffic was a problem Saturday evening as northbound motorists on 135 were bumper to bumper from New Braunfels to just south of Austin Texas Department of Public Safety officials had predicted deaghs on Texas highways over the Labor day weekend HeraldZehting photos by MICHAEL DARNALL 15 hurt in headon collision By TECLOJ GARCIA Staff Writer Drowning confirmed at Canyon Lake From staff reports CANYON LAKE Fifteen people were hurt when two pickup trucks crashed in a headon collision Sun day near Canyon Lake according to the Comal County Sheriffs Depart ment The accidents hap pened on Canyon Bend about a mile and a half from FM 2673 Les Wyatt Canyon Lake Volunteer Fire Department Chief was the first one to arrive on the scene He said the injured were spread out and the children were yelling and screaming They were just about Wyatt said I started assess ing patients to see which ones needed to go first Wyatt said he had witnessed worse injuries on accident victims but never had been to a scene like the he saw Sunday because of the amount of people hurt CANYON LAKEA drowning at Canyon Lake on Saturday was confirmed by officials with the Comal County Sheriffs Department this morning However no information regarding the incident was made available to Herald Zeitung as of press time The HeraldZeitung will publish any information related to the incident as soon as officials with the sheriffs department release it were utilized and atout seven of the injured were airlift ed to area hospitals Their medical status was not known as of press time SVHS band bigger than ever in94 CRAIG HAMMETT Writer The Smithson Valley High School Band may have run out of uni forms but they will still be out on the field this marching sea son Director Randy Leifeste said the band is only missing a few uniforms Because of increase in the schools and the bands numbers this year the band fell a few uniforms short This is the largest number weve ever had here at Smithson said Director Randy Leifeste of his 120member band Weve been building steadily over the last few Leifeste said he received 10 new moveins this year including one this past week Were getting a big influx of stu said the director who has been at Smithson Valley seven years ordering new uniforms for next Leifeste said there are about 430 students in the band program from grades 612 Mary Kay Cain is the assistant while Gilbert Ramirez leads HeraldZaHunfl photo by MICHAEL DARNALL An Increase In students participating In band this year has led to a need for additional uniforms according to band director Randy Leifeste the Smithson Valley Middle School All three help with the high school band and teach at three different campuses The high school group will per form a RocknRoll series including a Round About from the group YES Scarborough and We use corpsstyle marching like most of the bands he said Its a free form there are no strict marching Senior Jessica Nix is the Head Drum Major this year while senior Crystal Elliott is the assistant The band dedicates this year to tubaplay er Jeff Hawkins who was killed in an traffic accident during the summer Hawkins would have been a senior The band will compete in a Uni versity Interscholastic Marching Competition Oct 22 They are also gearing up for a big nip in May when they plan to attend the Music Fest Orlando in Orlando Fla Leifeste said the band members will begin a yearlong fundraising project for the trip Trade Show on tap at New Braunfels civic center on Sept From staff reports The annual Business Trade Show sponsored by the Gieatyer New Braun fels Chamber of Commerce on Sept 13 14 at the New Braunfels Civic Center The event will include a sneak pre view on Tuesday and an allday show Wednesday The Cone Sisters will perform again this year on Tuesday Sept 13 Wednesday a business apparel fash ion show will be featured at noon with free refreshments available from to 7 Local businesses will be able to dis play and talk about the services and goods they offer to the public at their booths set up at the trade show A grand door prize will also be fea tured a trip for New Years Eve in New York City awarded in coopera tion with Ascot Travel of New Braun fels Tickets are available through the chamber of commerce office Call 625 238S for more information Crime against elderly targeted by Safe City By TECLOJ GARCIA Staffwriter The City Safe Commission and the New Braunfels Police Department will explore ways to curb fraudulent crime against the elderly New Braunfels Chief of Police Dick Headen Headen said schemes to cheat the elderly out of money are always pre sent and that seniors sometimes need help when it comes to finding out whether some of solicitations for busi ness made to them are legitimate Weve always been on the lookout for these type of he said We want to protect our Senior citizens Were concerned that this type of crime might increase now that legis lation has softened the law on these type of Headen said there are types who like to prey on the elderly and their desire to be independent He said die illegal schemes tried on the elderly range from extremely expensive tree trimming to any service performed with the stipulation of money up float Commission Chair Cheryl Scott said the commission has spoken with Head en about the elderly and have agreed something must be done Were looking to be the go between for senior she said We want to let seniors know that there are scams going on out She said seniors need someone to talk to when they get offered services for unspecified amounts of some organization to find out if the people they might deal with are a legit imate business Headen said seniors should make calls to find out about who they arc doing business with so they do not get ripped off For news advertising or subscription information call 6259144 Metro   

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