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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 25, 1994, New Braunfels, Texas                                410 M01A 192 SOWEST MICROPUBLISHINO 2627 E YANOELL OR EL PASO TX 79903 In SPORTS DAY Unicorns fall to LBJ Cougars tie stateranked Reagan Rangers win COUNTDOWN DAYS Semicentennial March 21 1845 March 21 1995 inside Letters to the Success Shorts The River conditions Guadalupe cfs Stammhsch Birthday wishes from the HeraldZettung The Neti Braiuifels Herald Zeitung extends the following birthday wishes to Joyce Reininger Rose Reininger Cheryl Brinkkoeter Sweet Fred Zayala 50 Ery Schaefer Rev Robert E OHiira Michael Campbell Lisa OSteen 21st Kayla Diane Clasen Monday 4 years Kimberly Keoghan 7 years Alfredo Acevedo Johnny Gabriel Resales Al Boyer Dean Fowler Anne Harris Charlie Mayes Mary Neeley Elmer Ruhnow Sat Helen Scrutchin Satur Herb Skoog Ingeborg Buchholz Opal Choate Hazel Davidson Don Johnson Kenneth Mevissen Lil lian Nickels EnaNoster Tidwell BUI Burley Ervin Schaefer Joyce Robert Waggener Carol Buney Teresa CanipHJoAnn Lenimoh Debbie Meek Lynette Totz Betty Gooch G C Boyer James Cor nelius Charles W Mayes Happy Anniversary to Franlde Gene Neeley 41 years on Tastes of the Town tickets now available Discover the Tastes of New Braunfels during the sixth annual Tastes of the Town event spon sored by the New Braunfels Restaurant Association as a bene fit for the Childrens Museum of New Braunfels Scheduled for Sunday Oct 9 visitors will be allowed to wander among the grounds and buildings at Conservation Plaza between 5 and 9 Sixteen food and beverage booths are lined up for the event and live jazz and blues music will be provided by Over Museum volunteers are gather ing items for die silent auction and door prizes will be given away throughout the evening Tickets to the event are and are available now at the Chil drens Museum in the Courtyard Shopping Center from Museum board members or by calling the New Braunfels Restaurant Asso ciation at 6252954 TWs newspaper is printed on reoycleO newsprint COLLBQE rOOTBALL Alabama 20 Tuiane 10 Colorado 27 Mich 26 Nebraska 70 Pacific 21 Notre Dame 39 Purdue 21 Ohio St 62 Houston 0 18 Montana 21 North Texas 17 17 Miss St 24 Tennessee 21 Sam Houston 48 Alcorfi St 23 Georgia 17 Ole Miss 14 Penn St 55 Rutgers 27 101st Gomal County Fair continues today at county fairgrounds Pagel 20 NewBraunfels HeraldZeitung 6 Pades in four sections Sundav Sect Serving Comal County for more than 142 years Home of CHERYL BRINKKOETER SUNDAY 75 CENTS 46 Pages in four sections Sunday Sept 25 Vol 142 No 227 Sfaunmtisch The New Braunfels HeraldZeitung invites its 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 share the days happen ings We invite you to share with The winning numbers Lotto Texas 926 2731 SAC local officials considering NB campus Staff Writer Idea received very waimly by SAC City and County officials are exploring the possibility of locating a San Antonio College satellite campus in New Braunfels that would offer college level and technical training classes New Braunfels Mayor Paul Fraser said he and several local officials met with San Antonio Col lege President Ruth BurgosSasscer and other key SAC personnel last month to deliberate SAC corning to New Braunfels President Sasscer and her staff were and are most enthusiastic about this concept Fraser said We told them we were interested in off campus education and they received us very Coma County Commissioner Cristina Zamo ra who also met with SAC officials said bring ing higher education to New Braunfels fills a quality of life void the city has had for years I feel this is the beginning where people will get she said I feel many of our adults and children will get an education that will lead to better jobs The whole community will benefit Its a vision Ive had for the last 35 At the request of SAC a steering committee has been formed to make a needs assessment study of the New Braunfels area to find the capac ity in which SAC can best serve area residents Fraser said several facilities such as area high schools after normal school hours and the Texas Guard Armory arc being examined as possible locations for the classes because they would be able to facilitate SAC the best Fraser said there are no plans to build to accommodate SAC He said Sassccr would like to start classes as early as next Spring The steering committee formed by the mayor will meet on Tuesday at 7 at the municipal building Parade kicks off weekend of events at 101st county fair By TECLOJ GARCIA Staff The 101st Comal County Fair kickedoff the weekend Friday with its before thousands Of fair revel Comal County Fair ots a cl ing drill parade rodeoPage t e a m ID 2D McGruff the crime dog and trailers carrying bands colored the 175 exhib it parade in what some say was the brightest parade in years Bplliant sunshine drenched the cav alcade of exhibits that took close to two hours to wind its way east along San Antonio street through Main Plaza and over the Comal River The AnheuserBusch Clydesdales were tabbed the parades Grand Mar shals while the irrepressible weath erman Bill Hecke was the Honorary Grand Marshall Parade Cochair David Keeler said this years crowd could have been the largest ever As one of thousands taking off time from work or school watching the procession Dwaina Johnson may have been the only one watching from an apartment window From her own place above Comal Flower Shop on the Plaza Its she said I thought the parade was tomorrow but I woke up this morning and saw all these people lined along the Onlookers of all ages lined the plaza in some areas ten deep to watch the parade that originated in 1894 New Braunfels resident Linda Stan dard sat on the plaza grass with her daughter Susan 6 their dog Bo and their pet hen Woodstock while the exhibits passed by Standard said being able to relax in the middle of the town square is why she loves living in New Braun fels Making her third parade in a row was fouryearold Jackie Garza Her father Cesar Garza said he wants to make the parade a tradition for his daughter Parade Cochair Margi Handrick said this was one of the smoothest processions she has been associated with since she began working with the organization Keeler staid they would not have been to make the event great for New Braunfels without the work of all the volunteer We are already making plans for next Keeler Among Sunday events the judg ing for all categories of steers will be held starting at 10 am in the live stock arena Areal judge for county fair chili cookoff HeraldZeitung photo by MARK LYON Comal County Judge Carter Casted left takes a bite of a sampling of chill during the judging of the Comal County Fair Chili CookOff held Saturday afternoon at the county fairgrounds The winning entry was from Justin Herbelln of New Braunfels while the Showmanship Award went to Texas Commerce Bank National Voter Registration Week set for Comal County By CRAIG HAMMETT Staff Writer Homecoming royalty at SVHS Alyssa Ulyste outgoing home coming queen at Smlthson Valley High School puts the crown on the head of new homecoming queen Kathleen Kennedy during ceremonies Friday night The Rangers went on to win their homecoming over Del Valle 310 for their fourth consecutive win of the year The Rangers remained undefeated See Sports Day Page 1B Even though Comal County has traditionally had a higher than average number of residents register to vote the Comal County Provisional League of Women Voters hope to purnber as of National Voter Regr 8 Istratiori Week which runs through Oct 2 County Commissioners have already adopted a proclamation and the city will follow Tuesday to pro mote voter registration The League of Women Voters will be at HEB Wednesday Sept 28 from 9 to 5 and WalMart Satur day Oct 1 from to 5 handing out voter registration cards and encouraging people to fill them out WalMart is sponsoring a nation al voter registration campaign through the LOWV We will do our best to get people to said Darlene Hicks of the LOWV l People must be at least 17 years 10 months old a dgzen and have no felony record in ordeVto register Name date of birth street address and social security number are required If they dont have a yellow regis tration card they have probably moved and need to change their she said The last day to register is Oct 9 Early voting starts Oct 19 The coun ty in an effort to increase voter par ticipation will bring voting booths to highlyvisited places such as HEB during early voting Hicks said there is a misconception that trial juries are chosen only through voter registration lists Thats not she said adding that social drivers license numbers are often used now Some people have told me they dont register because they dont want to get picked for jury GOP challenger seeks to unseat Democratic incumbent By CRAIG HAMMETT Staff Writer A Republican candidate for state senator believes he can unseat the cur rent Democratic office holder Fernando Cantu visited New Braun fels just one day after Sen Kay Bailey Hutchison visited the city In a interview with the HeraldZeitung Cantu said he believes he can defeat Judith Zaffirini his fellow resident of Laredo Both arc running for State Senate District 21 seat part of which runs into Comal County mainly within the city of New Braunfels The district includes a vast territory with parts or all of 19 counties from the border north to Comal County Cantu characterizes himself on the political spectrum as a little more than a moderate and says he is a probusiness conservative Judith Zaffirini has been extremely liberal on things such as taxes and social he said Among the major topics on Cantus platform are taxes and school finance He said items such as the corporate franchise are a disguise for state income taxes I own two small corporations and I was rudely he said Even though his hometown of Lare do receives extra money for schools through the Robin Hood plan Can tu said this is misleading because school taxes have gone up even with the plan Senate Bill 7 forces the school dis tricts to go up on the tax rate to get a bigger portion of state said Cantu who estimated his taxes rose from to in the past four years Cantu who is in the hotel business in Laredo is on the Board of Directors of both the Laredo Chamber of merce and the Webb County Appraisal District His wife Mary Helen is running for a place on the State Board of Edu cation For news subscription or advertising information call 6259144 Metro   

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