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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 18, 1994, New Braunfels, Texas                                SUCCESS STORIES Traditional favorites original dishes make Omas Haus a special place 6A COUNTDOWN DAYS New Braunfels Sesquicentennial March March Inside Letters to the Success Sports Womans The River conditions Guadalupe cfs Comal cfs cfe cubic feet per second Stammtisch Birthday wishes from the HeraldZeitung The New Braunfels Herald Zeitung extends the following birthday wishes to Janet Reeves Taylor Stevens Oran Koepp Michelle Reininger John Saari Douglas Seuge Moore Cris Vasquez Satur David Heefner Janie Lopez Kenneth Walker Dar lene Caddell Leland Cox Connie Kennedy Vicki Lambrecht Meliza Mon Bryan Carl Johnny Collins Mil ton F Kaderli Robert 0 Ohlrich Guy W Garrott Doris Kraft Lee Ona Schaefer Peggy Jean Shayea Leora Swen soh Elenora Zercher David Cook Dorsey Fair Delbert George Nancy Goodart Dorothy Cover Helen Matelske Eva McCabe Patricia Smith Allene Storey Nadine Doeppenschmidt Euna Fawcett Mar garet Nauert Margie Ray Walter Schulte Grace Wood Mon Mon Happy Anniversary to Gis bert Joyce Schaefer Satur David Elena Ramirez Evelyn Vernon Wilson 61 Riverffest 94 on tap today at Rockin R Riverfest 94 an array of music games and fun will be held today from 11 to 9 at Rockin R River Rides on Loop 337 in New Braunfels Proceeds from the event will benefit the Rape Crisis Center in New Braunfels Among events to be held dur ing the day are volleyball horse shoes tugofwar and tubema tionals Tickets are Johnny Dee and the Rocket 88s will play from 6 to 8 after Quar ter Moon plays from 3 to 5 Admission after 5 is S7 Jeffrey Biegel to give Texas debut today Pianist Jeffrey Biegel will give a Texas debut with a piano con certo as part of the MidTexas Symphonys season opener set for 4 today at Jackson Audi torium at Texas Lutheran College in Seguin Tickets will be available at the door Stammtisch The New Braunfels HeraldZeilung invites Us readers to submit items to Stammtisch According to the Sophienburg Archives and members of the German community Stammtisch represents a sitting place for members of the community to gather and snare the days happenings We invite you to share with The winning numbers Lotto Texas LOTTERV This newspaper is printed on recycled newsprint COLLEGE FOOTBALL Auburn 30 LSD 26 Florida 31 Tennessee 0 Florida St 56 Wake Forest 14 Nebraska 49 UCLA 21 Notre Dame 21 Michigan St 20 Alabama 13 Arkansas 6 Baylor 14 Oklahoma St 10 Missouri 16 Houston 6 Oklahoma 17 Texas 11 SMU 34 New Mexico 31 TCU 31 Kansas 21 Kansas St 27 Rice 18 Ohio St 27 Pittsburgh 3 Canyon wins naiHHtep Unteorns Ian to Uvalde Touchdown pass in last seconds lifts Cougars over Gonzales NBHS offense sputters in 140 loss See7A Naw Braunfeb CrossCduntry team wins 1st Tiebreaker gives Unicorns edge over Round Rock 7 A New Braunfels I 0 A 42 Pages in three sections Sunday Sept Serving Comal County for more than 142 years Home of MOORE Eureka HeraldZeitung photos by MICHAEL DARNALL Debbie OBryan one of numerous scuba divers who volunteered for yesterdays annual Guadalupe River Cleanup holds high a bag full of aluminum cans collected from the bottom of the river Below students from Trinity University In San Antonio Join in the cleanup great turnout a great day Hundreds join Friends For Rivers 4th Guadalupe River Cleanup By CRAIG HAMMETT Staff Writer If a third time is the charm the fourth must be even better especially if it includes the Friends For Rivers CleanUp Saturday along the Guadalupe River This was the fourth year for the event and after a week full of heavy clouds and drenching rains the skies cleared for the hundreds of volunteers par ticipating It was great turnout great day We were real pleased with the way everything turned out all the way said Friends For Rivers Donna Murphy coordinator of the cleanup Those involved with the planning of the clean up said easily more than 700 people showed up to ride rafts walk the banks and search the bottom of the Guadalupe River for the tons of debris that pile up during the busy summer tourist season Weve had more people this year than any previous said David Davenport president of Friends For Rivers The community really turned out and supported us especially financially We were afraid if we got tshirts for instance we wouldnt have money to pay for The Comal County Water Oriented Recreation District WORD paid for the tshirts and co sponsored the event with Pepsi Inc The Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission GuadalupeBlanco River Authority Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce Rockin R River Rides Gruene Out fitters and Mountain Breeze also sponsored Many outfitters and campgrounds offered free equip ment and campsites to participants This is our first year Were going to come back next year and said Scoutmaster Gary Maske of Boy Scout Troop 297 from Marion just Bruce Watson a Boy Scout from Troop 248 ties a bag of cans up one of many Boy Scout Girl Scout and other organizations participating We use the river like anyone else Its worthwhile for them to see how much trash is in Others like David Kennon live near the river and use it fre quently Since we do use it I feel like this is a chance to give back some of the enjoy ment I get out of said Kennon who enjoys tubing and fishing yearround in the Guadalupe Tony Uowak was one of nearly 100 scuba divers participating many from clubs in San Anto nio The divers roamed the deeper portions where cans accumulate Nowak voiced the common theme of users giv ing their enjoyment of the river back in the form of cleanup effort We like diving said Nowak who was with the Northridge Park Baptist Church in San Antonio one of many church groups participating We feel like we can give something Davenport said he believed the overall condition of the river was better than in recent years He said intensified cleanup efforts by WORD on the upper portion had helped He added that this particular cleanup was very effective because they were able to increase efforts on the portion of the river within the city limits This is really part of the educational process to Divers play key role in finding deep holes By CRAIG HAMMETT Staff Writer The depths of the Guadalupe River yielded tons of debris Saturday at the Friends For Rivers Cleanup mostly in the form of alu minum cans The water was a little murky compared to last year but were making a dent in said Tony Nowak who was diving below cliffs near the Preiss Heights area with a group from the Northridge Baptist Church Most of it we find feeling around with What were finding is pretty said Debbie OBryan who along with other divers reported finding tennis shoes watches one still a barrel and a propeller from a small outboard They also battled the river current while searching the bottom of the 15 to 30foot holes Fortunately the current was not that strong It tires you out but it washes the silt down said Nowak a diving master Phil Sims assistant coordinator of the clean up along with Roy Daniel said divers in the Hueco Springs area searched all day for a cer tain deep hole They finally found it around When we found that hole they started bringing it up in he said In the last 21 minutes three people got 41 let people know to keep it said Murphy That garbage should not be in MDAY 75 CENTS Vol 142 No 222 Valuable busts are missing after heist Popular Schlater bust among items taken from Gruene store By MARK LYON Managing Editor A reward is being offered to any citizen who can offer information leading to the recovery of among a list of items a bust of Frank Schlater a historical figure in Gruene which was stolen from The Bush Whacker in Gruene sometime Thursday night or Friday morning According to store employee Sharon Thomas a burglary took place at the store between the time the store closed on Thursday and the time the store opened on Friday morning at 8 Among items discovered missing were the bust of Frank Schlather val ued atapproximately and a mesguite bust ofBlackHaxvk alsb worth In addition sixtShirts worth S70 were taken 10 aprons val ued at S91 a mesquite easel worth S350 a cypress table worth S225 and a small pecan stool worth S50 New Braunfels Police are investi gating the burglary Thomas said one factor which may lead to the recovery of the goods and possibly the arrest of would be the tshirts which the store just recently produced Thomas said the t shirts have The Bush Whacker print ed on them and only a few of them have been sold and practically all of those sales were to outoftowners It was kind of stupid of them because we only sold a few of them and those were to people from outof she said They are traceable We gave a few away to some peo ple but we know who those people are If they arc seen wearing them well know how they got Garden Ridge council looking at RV ordinance From staff reports Garden Ridge City Council have tabled a motion to revise an ordinance governing the storage of campers boats and recreational vehicles Mayor Jay P Mjllikin and City Attorney Harvey Hardy are working with the Texas Municipal League and the Texas Attorney Generals Office on the constitutionality of the ordi nance and possibility of the city being sued if the citystrengthens the ordi nance Several angry residents have said people who own recreational vehicles are parking them in front of their homes and therefore driving down property values Proponents of the ordinance say the vehicles are ly and can cause problems A revision proposed by the mayor would force any homeowner with a boat RV or trailer to store them in their back yard or enclosed if on the side of the home The issue has split the city council and action on the issue has been tabled for the second time in six months For news subscription or advertising information call Metro 6060846   

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