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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 7, 1994, New Braunfels, Texas FRIDAY Rangers and Cougars collide in 13th Annual Bowl See 7A 50 CENTS COUNTDOWN 166 DAYS New Braunfels Sesquicentennial March 21 1845 New Braunfels Herald 16 pages in two sections Friday Oct Serving Comal County for more than 142 years Home of MICHAEL MEEK Vol 142 No 237 Inside County Church 6A Sports 8A The River conditions Guadalupe cfs Comal cfs cfs cubic feet per second Stammtisch Birthday wishes from the HeraldZeitung The New Braunfels llerald Zeitung extends the following birthday wishes to Martin Mayer Amy Kolb Luke Burke Hilda Scholl Lisa Herrera Silvero Gonzales 72 Sean Hill 8 years Darryl Hading Hap py Anniversary to Bob Gladys Walters 50 Mr Mrs Alfred Shorty Friesenhahn 54 Milton Silvia Erben Maria Rudy Soto Laura Welch Bush to speak in NB Monday Laura Welch Bush wife of George W Bush will be the guest speaker at a Monday Oct reception hosted by the Republican Women of Comal County The meeting will be at the Guadalupe Valley Telephone Co New Braunfels Everyone is invited to attend to hear her speak about her husbands campaign for governor of Texas For information call Lea Beth Jones at Sheriffs Posse hosting Old Timers Rodeo The Comal County Sheriffs Posse is sponsoring an Old Timers Rodeo Cowboy Associa tion Rodeo on Saturday Oct 15 at at the Posse Arena 1H Road Adults S3 chil dren S1 Look for free tickets in the Sunday Oct edition Lake Dunlap Area VFD hosts BBQ and auction The Lake Dunlap Area Volun teer Fire Department annual Bar becue and Mini Auction will be Oct 15 from 37 at the River Bend Clubhouse Auction will start at 5 and raffle drawing will be at 7 Good prizes arts crafts general store tables 51 st Guadalupe Farm Bureau roundup set The 51 st Annual Guadalupe County Farm Bureau will be Sun day Oct 16 at the Scguin Guadalupe County Coliseum Social at 4 dinner at 6 Tickets S5 each purchased at Seguin Farm Bureau office 205 E Center Keynote speaker Ned Meister Texas Farm Bureau Commodity and Regulatory activ ities Director Hospice Memorial Service set for Oct 16 Hospice New Braunfels invites you to our Ninth Annual Memori al Service Oct 16 at St Johns Episcopal Church 312 S Guenther New Braun fels Stanuntisch The New Braunfels HeraldZeitung invites its readers to submit items to Stammlisch According to the Sophienbuig Archives and members of the German community Stammlisch represents a sil ling place for members of the community to gather and share the days happenings We invite you to share with This newspaper is printed on recycled newsprint By CRAIG HAMMETT Staff Writer The eighth annual Grucnc Music Fcst begins three days of musicfilled events tonight The threeday event will benefit the United Way of Comal County A premier party for invited guests kicks off the event tonight at Grucnc Hall Featured on the item list for the auction is a original painting by Canyon Lakes Grant Lathe a pair of handcarved decoy ducks by Kirkpatrick and a handmade hunting knife by Jim Cook iisic Fest kicks off Premier Party begins weekend of music celebration At the public is invited to hear Johnny Dec and the Rocket 88s Saturday features five Rock n Roll bands at the Rockin R River Rides stage on the lower side of Grucnc Crossing Billy Snipes and Cadil lac Traxx start at noon the Stingrays at Monty Guitar Tyler at 3 HatTrick at 5 and Van Wilks at 7 This is our first time for a Saturday Rock n Roll said cochair man Dick Kocglc Clay Blakcr will play his traditional Saturday night spot for the festival at Grucnc Hall beginning at 9 Sunday features several different bands on different stages Three dollars will allow patrons to hear nearly 10 hours of music from nine different acts in Grucnc Hall and the adjoining Bier Garten Ponty Bone starts up at 1 in Grucnc Hall followed by the Rafters at Jay Eric at Sisters Morales at 7 and Quarter Moon at In the Bier Garten next door Dan McCoy starts at noon Lisa arid Sylvia follow at Chris and Judy at 4 and Tcrri Hcndrix at The Folk Stage next to Buck Pottery features free entertainment beginning with Chris and Judy at 1 Bradcn OConnor at 2 and a childrens entertainment special by the Inner Cir cle of Circle Arts Theatre Al Barlow performs at 4 followed by the See LET TER Page 4A See related story Page 3A See Gruene Eric and Clay Blaker guest pick ers for the HZ Page 7 A Whoosits Bigpilc Goodtimc Garbage Band at 5 15 The Mariachi Cardenas Ecos dc Mexico will be strolling the streets of Gruenc from 3 to 4 Something from Nothing Mark Lauer begins own cookie business By TECLO J GARCIA Staff Writer EUWD enters contract with other districts M ark Lauer is not a magician Mark Lauer is not a doctor Mark Lauer however can make something out of nothing and keep his customers feeling good Lauer recently created Marks Cookies a new business that will operate out of Plaza Diner which he has owned and operated for two years The cookies arc made only by Lauer because he said it took him over a year to perfect the recipe Every time I would make them they would sell really he said I then started thinking I would market Lauer said it was a minimal investment for him to start the cookie business because he already had all the equipment to make the cookies in the restaurant He said he began to get positive feedback after he began giving the cookies away as a promotional gifts to val ued customers People began coining back for them and calling me for them even wanting to reserve he said Reserving Cookies Apparently the word on Laucrs delicious delights got out and he has been selling the sinful sweets ever since The restaurants growth coupled with New Braunfels growth has given him the opponunity to set up Marks he said But regardless of what drove Lauer to set up the business or what has incubated the fledgling company its the cookie that is at the heart of the matter People love cookies Kids love them Adults love them for several reasons but one is that it reminds them of when they From staff reports HeraldZeitung photo by MICHAEL DARNALL Mark Lauer owner of the Plaza Diner In downtown New Braunfels has now entered in the cookie busi ness with a product that Is drawing high marks from everyone The business started after Mark discov ered that every time he made a batch of cookies the would sell extremely fast used to be a kid A sharp marketer in his own right Lauer let a local reporter taste one of his clandestine creations He would not pan with the The cookie was fresh sweet and light It was Lauers signature oatmeal chocolate chip and cinnamon cre ation Lauer said he set up the business as a separate entity because he sees tremendous growth opportunities in the cookie business and he thought it would work out better if he kept Plaza Diner and Marks Cookies separate Let the chips fall where they may Yesterday the Edwards Under ground Water District Board of Direc tors voted to adopt an historic agree ment effectively providing compre hensive and regionallysupported management of the Edwards Aquifer The agreement will unite for the first time the Edwards Underground Water District the Medina County Underground Water Conservation District and the Uvalde County Underground Water Conservation District through a binding contract The three agencies currently have jurisdiction over water management in five counties Bexar Comal Hays Medina and Uvalde The accord will join the five counties for the first time since Medina and Uvalde Counties pulled out of the Edwards Under ground Water District in 1989 Former State Senator Kent Caper ton general counsel for the EUWD said that This historical landmark agreement will combine the efforts of the Edwards the Medina and the Uvalde Water Districts in developing a Sheriffs Dept arrests man wanted in New Mexico By TECLO J GARCIA Staff Writer The Comal County Sheriffs Department arrested a Huffman Texas man Thursday at Mobile Home Estates subdivision after finding out he was wanted in New Mexico Gary Steven Tull 43 was arrested at 4 by Deputy Matt Steele after responding to a call on Deer Valley Raod of shots being fired After identifying Tull a check showed he was wanted in Albu querque for battery of a police officer and possession of a fire arm device Total bond was set at New Mexico law enforcement offi cials have indicated they will extradite Tull and he will be charged in that state New Braunfels mourns loss ofJarvis Gregory Hillje From staff reports Jarvis Gregory Hillje longtime New Braunfels resident died at Eden Home for the Aged on Oct 6 He was 90 He was a very strong contributor to the well being of this said Tom Purdum president of the Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce Thursday afternoon Born Feb 3 1904 in San Antonio Mr Hillje moved to New Braunfels in 1940 with his first wife Jessie Tatc Hillje who preceded him in death in 1959 Over the following 50 years he was an active participant and leader in var ious civic groups As ownermanager of Piggly Wiggly he was for years a member of the Retail Merchants Asso ciation and served as its president His more than 50 a Lions Club member included a term as its president He served two terms on the Chambers board of directors A longtime member of the First Bap tist Church Mr Hillje was superin tendent of Sunday School there from 1942 through 1955 Mr Hilljes most lasting contribution to New Braunfels may have been his leadership in organizing senior citi zens From 1968 until his 1993 illness forced inactivity he made the areas senior citixcns his prime focus of atten tion serving as the Senior Citizcyii Clubs president for many years and then spearheading efforts that culmi nated in the new Senior Citizens Cen ter In 1980 the Chamber of Commerce presented Mr Hillje with the Presi dents Award for Community Service in particular recognition of his work for the Senior Citizens Center and pro gram In 1983 Mr Hillje was named to the Chambers Hall of Honor for sus tained outstanding service for com munity betterment Mr Hillje is survived by his wife Mavalcne Tucker Hillje son John Wylic Hillje of Levinown two daughters Jo Ann Hersh of Alexandria and Jean Pfeuffer of New Braun fels two step daughters Jan Parrott Kuchlcr of New Braunfels and Mary Jcffers Smith of Jemez Pueblo seven grandchil Jarvis Gregory Hillje dren and one great grandchild Those wishing to make contribu tions to Mr Hilljcs memory may do so to the Seniors Center of Comal Coun ty Eden Home for the Aged or to the charity of their choice For news advertising or subscription information call 6259144 Metro 6060846
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