Tuesday, November 8, 1994

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 8, 1994, New Braunfels, Texas TUESDAY TODAYS ELECTION DAY EXERCISE YOUR RIGHT AND VOTE 50 CENTS COUNTDOWN 134 DAYS New Braunfels Sesquicentennial March New Braunfels mmmm 4 e HeraldZeituiM 12 pages in one section Tuesday Nov Serving Comal County for more than 142 yeafs eats Home of CHUCK RICHTER Vol 142 No Inside Sports The Stammtisch Birthday wishes from the HeraldZeitung The New Braunfels Herald Zeitung extends the following birthday wishes to Harry Perez 41 Chuck Richter Jereme Sanchez Buster Bowers Dina Hess Bon nie Overpeck Jarolyn Popp Elsa Glenewinkel Sandra Meckel Gertie Pace Ann Richardson Everett Sparkman Jay Furman Belinda Boren David Holsapple Martha Smith Amy Smith David Wayne Jacobs Peggy Lopez Dawn Rhoades Jamie Pierce Perry Jones Happy Anniversary to Mr Mrs Alfonso Soliz 48 Ducks Unlimited tickets still available Tickets are still available for the New Braunfels Chapter of Ducks Unlimiteds annual fundraiser banquet set for Nov 15 at the Knights of Columbus hall During the banquet will be an live and silent auction a raffleand door prizes will be given away Also a fullcourse steak dinner will be served with refreshments According to chapter president Jim Cook something very spe cial is also set to take place To obtain tickets call Mark H Brown at 6204668 Lotto jackpot now worth million AUSTIN AP No tickets cor rectly matched all six numbers drawn Saturday night for the twiceweekly Lotto Texas game state lottery officials said The jackpot was worth million The numbers drawn Saturday night from a field of 50 were 7 and 39 There were 274 tickets sold with five of the six numbers with each ticket worth There were tickets with four of six numbers with each winning And there were tick ets sold with three of six numbers with each worth an automatic Lottery officials estimate the jackpot for Wednesday nights game will be million FFA Boosters host dance Nov 12 The New Braunfels Future Farmers of Americas booster organization will host a dance on Saturday Nov 12 at Eagles Hall from 8 to midnight Tickets are per person and can be purchased at the door Sophienburg Museum to host demonstration The Sophienburg Museum will have a demonstration on Wednes day Nov 9 from 1 to 5 on how to learn different types of stitching Along with it the group will learn a bit of history and stitching patterns will be on dis play NBHS class of 1942 to have dinner meeting All members of the 1942 Class of New Braunfels High School will have a monthly dinner meet ing on Friday Nov 11 at at Krauses For more information call Jim Rheinlander at 6255445 This newspaper is printed on recycled newsprint County voters to make decisions today Early voting period ended with votes cast Friday By CRAIG HAMMETT Staff Writer Election day is here Although no presidential names grace the tick ets states and counties have several important races on the ballots from governor to senator to justice of the peace If early voting turnout proves to be any indi cation overall voting turnout could prove very good Early voting showed persons by deadline Friday with 245 added by mailins as of Monday afternoon Were looking at of the total said Linnell Hinojosa of the county clerks office Were estimating early voting to be about one third of the Hinojosa said the last gubenatorial election drew voters to the polls so estimates would show a significant increase over the elec tion for years ago Polls for the 31 Comal County precincts will be open from 7 to 7 today Two highlighted races statewide include the governors between incumbent Ann Richards and challenger George W Bush and the Senate race pitting incumbent Kay Bailey Hutchison against Richard Fisher HoraldZeltung photo by MICHAEL DARNALL Lori S Jaslnskl right and Bob Self left cast their ballots early this morning There are only six contested local races Jack Robison and Jeff Van Horn are running for the 207th Judicial District while Fred A Moore and Bill Bender compete for the 274th District Incumbent Joy Streater faces a challenge from Cheryle Scott for County Clerk while incum bent R A Bart Bartholomew and Jane Abbott compete for County Treasurer County Precinct No 4 has two races The one for county commissioner includes incumbent HeraldZoltung photo by MICHAEL DARNALL Signs near the courthouse Indicate the many choices to be made by voters today Morris Moc Schwab against Lois Duggan while Justice of the Peace has incumbent Howard A Curly Smith against Pat Kochis Bill Brown students may get to use water By CRAIG HAMMETT Staff Writer Bill Brown Elementary students may finally get to use their water foun tains by January The company that built the water system SpawGlass has agreed to replace the filter in the and if that doesnt work replace the pipes Fred Raley of SpawGlass spoke to the CISD board at their last meeting two weeks ago and outlines his pro posal We got a fax that seemed to wander from those said CISD Super intendent Jerry Major Monday night at a board workshop What we have now is what we were originally The company said they could fix the problem in about four weeks after the filter is received which could take another four weeks The company said they would work during the Christ mas holidays as well CISD Maintenance Director Roy Linnartz said the door was left open for the district to come back and seek expenses once the work is completed In other news Linnartz reported no definite site as yet on the new inter mediate school for the western por tion of the county He said negotia tions are still continuing with several persons regarding sites for the new school The district has already approved the sale of a portion of the bond pack age which would fund the new schools A site next to Mountain Valley Ele mentary has already been chosen for one new school the third to be built on the site of the Old Canyon Middle School CISD board addresses student discipline after recent incident By CRAIG HAMMETT Staff Writer Comal Independent School Board Trustees considered options several issues dealing with student discipline and where to send those who have been disciplined at last nights regular meeting The board heard reports on changes in the CISD rules regarding assault and disorderly conduct for all grades Several sections were amended by the district One area in the rules that has been changed surrounds the requirement that a fight must be observed by a school official before law enforcement can be involved The district changed that so that law enforcement can be called should an investigation provide evidence of a fight even if not observed by a school official We had a fight not observed by a school said Superintendent Jerry Major A teacher stepped out of the classroom to take some medicine and a figfaj found our selves The modifications also address the issue of aggressor and nonAggres sor and the right to defend saying students had the right to defend themselves but not then take an aggres sive role too far Many students who would be expelled are sent to an alternative school run by a private company Ombudsman The board in other action Monday voted 70 to add 30 more slots to another location yet to be deter mined in the Smithson Valley area CISD officials said the per month cost of adding the other location would be covered by state funding of which is still left for CISD use said Finance Director Abel Cam pos The school has been received well said the CISDs Alicia Parra and helps keep students under the school umbrel la instead of dropping out They feel really good about going to this she said tions right now are The board also voted 61 Thomas Bmce opposed to hire two more spe cial education teachers to work at the two alternative school locations at New Braunfels and Smithson Valley Fountain taken for repair HeraldZeitung photo by MICHAEL DARNALL Scott Havell of Robinson Iron of Alabama Pat Desfosses of New Braunfels Utilities and Pat Gaylord of NBU carefully lift up the Plaza Fountain for loading on a Robinson Iron truck The fountain will be repaired after being hit by a motorist recently It Is expected to be back on the Plaza by April Project 150 reaches financial goal The Sesquicentennial Finance Com mittee sponsored by the Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce has reached its financial goal To date over has been raised through Project the Sesquicentennial fundraising We are extremely pleased with reachi ing our goal and we want to thank aln those citizens of New Braunfels for making this stated Dennis Heitkamp of Texas Commerce Bank Sesquicentennial Finance Chair Time and membership limitations are running out The deadline for hav ing memorials and memberships print ed in the official program is Dec 1 said Heitkamp An individual may join as an Ansiedler Settle for per person Members of this cat egory will have their name listed in the Sesquicentennial program and receive a certificate and a special sou venir name badge The Gruender Vere in Founders Club is limited to the first 150 members at each Interested persons may contact the chamber at 6252385 Library board reports to city council on need for space By TECLO J GARCIA Staff Writer The Dittlinger Memorial Library Board on Monday told the city coun cil the present library can not continue to meet the citys needs at its current size The board presented the city coun cil with a proposal detailing the com munitys needs for the library which it says cannot be met with the present building mostly because it needs more space Board President Lucille Douma said council members were receptive to their proposal held in a work shop at the municipal building We were basically telling them we have to have a larger library to prop erly serve the she Some of the most pressing needs addressed in the study included park ing space quiet space and more room for the collection Douma said the library gets high mark fnr service but that could be in jeopardy if the library stays in the same building and tries to serve more people The study said the library is just 54 of the space standards recognized by the Texas Library Association for libraries serving communities our size The library opened 25 years ago with a collection of books it now has over volumes under its roof The committee has not recom mended a site for a new library How ever two possible sites brought up by city hall irjclude the Plaza Bank build ing which is on the verge of being sold HEB officials said the building it will vacate when it moves to its new location is for sale It has not been sold but the grocery chain has received offers on the building A spokeswoman said HEB would consider lowering the price of the building should the city want it for a library but would not donate the prop erty In last weeks HeraldZeitung rCad er survey 52 readers responded and indicated that they would prefer the library locate in the HEB building on San Antonio St Space and parking were two major concerns For news advertising or subscription information call 6259144 Metro 6060846

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