Wednesday, November 9, 1994

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 9, 1994, New Braunfels, Texas WEDNESDAY District 284As AllDistrict Dream Team announced See 50 CENTS COUNTDOWN 133 DAYS New Braunfels Sesquicentennlal March New Braunfels Herald 410 MO 16 190 MICROPUBLISHINU 2627 E YANDELL DK EL PASO TX 79903 Jl 20 pages in two sections Wednesday Nov Serving Comal County for more than 142 years Home of JEREMY WILLIAMS I Vol 142 No 260 Inside Election 3A 6A Arts Sports 12A Stammtisch Birthday wishes from the HeraldZeitung The New Braunfels Herald Zeitung extends the following jirthday wishes to Jeremy Williams Sandy Shea 40 Chester Offerman Lar ry Morales Jefferey Sandoval Yanas Adrian Hernandez 14 Gertrude Soefje 86 Robert H Tays Stone Williams Max R Wommack Dorothy Mosely Jean Prochaz ka Dorothy Ritter Delores Rubalcoba Elizabeth Caldvvell Kathryn Schwab Mark Smith David Kearns Jamie Davis Gladys Leftwich Happy Anniversary to Leo Linda Hermes 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 raffle and door prizes will be given away Also a fullcourse steak dinner will be served with refreshments According to chapter president Jim 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 S77 And there were tick ets sold with three of six numbers with each worth an automatic S3 Lottery officials es mate the jackpot for Wednesday nights game will be S30 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 RhdnJander at 6255445 This newspaper is printed on recycled newsprint THE 94 VOTE Republicans dominate county By CRAIG HAMMETT Staff Writer Nearly Comal County voters cast their ballots Tuesday in an election that saw Republi cans dominate in Comal County as expected Republicans won on all contested tickets in Comal See countys County except two precinctby congressional District 28 Precinct results with Frank Tejeda and Page 6A GOP candidates win all but two contested races in county State Senate District 21 with Judith Zaffirini On a day when Republicans gained control of the Congress and the governors chair Comal County Republicans dominated the polls as expected A total of voted a straight Republican ticket roughly one quarter of the total voter turnout In the race George W Bush won all but three of the 30 precincts reporting votes cap turing almost 70 percent of Comal County votes Ann Richards totaled or about 30 percent Kay Bailey Hutchison also dominated the Senate race with 73 percent of the votes just more than to challenger Richard Fishers She carried all but two of the 30 precincts reporting Republican Rep Lamar Smith carried the county with nearly 90 percent of the vote for District 21 County Clerk Joy Streater had projected about voters The actual total was out of registered voters as people took advantage of good weather Absentee votes totaled or about oncthiid of the electionday total Linnell Hinojosa of the county clerks office said a heavy turnout was had especially in Precinct 11 in Garden Ridge where 65 percent of the registered voters showed up We ran out of said Hinojosa whose office had to offer an extra 32 ballots to that precinct Robison wins over Van Horn By ROGER CROTEAU City Editor New Braunfels attorney Jack Robi son defeated Democrat Jeff Van Horn last night to win the right to replace retiring Judge Robert T Pfeuffer on the bench of the 207th District Court The district covers Comal Caldwell and Hays counties With most of the vote count ed Robison a Republican had a comfortable lead of Jack Robison to There were still several boxes to count in Hays and Caldwell counties but both can didates acknowledged that the out come was clear Robison ran strongest in Comal County his home piling up a vote margin here to Van Horn enjoyed a more than two to one margin in Caldwell County to 970 with four boxes still uncounted but turnout for the race there appeared to be light Van Horn also had a 203 vote lead in the Hays County to with 68 percent of the vote counted I am Robison said It has been a year and a half running for a job that put my family through financial stress to get and that will pay less than 1 have made in But Robison said he wanted to serve as judge because he felt he could serve the counties better than the oth er prospective candidates 1 was also very unhappy with the perception of our legal he said Of the three branches of government the one area that is still very functional is the judiciary would like to be a part of Robison said the biggest factor Tuesday night was simply running as a Republican on a big night for the GOP Robison has been in private law practice in the New Braunfels area for 13 years and also spent a year as a briefing attorney for the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals His opponent Democrat Jeff Van Horn conceded defeat in an inter view Wednesday morning Its obvi ous what the outcome is going to be I attribute it to being a matter of par tisan he said Im glad its over with and Im ready for a normal life again I enjoyed meeting people but there are other things about the political process I didnt enjoy and will never Asked if he thinks he will run for public office again Van Horn said Never say never but I think its high ly Moe Schwab Watchful eyes HeraldZeitung photo by TECLO J GARCIA Members of the Comal County Republican Party watch as news of Republicans winning the majority of the House and Senate was broadcasted Republicans won all but two races In Comal County Guadalupe County results Total Pet 331 100 100 100 100 100 Race District State Senator Dlst 18 Dem Ken Armbrister State Senator Dlst 21 Dem Judith Zaffirini Rep Fernando Cantu Total State Senator Dlst 25 Dem Jim Sanders Rep Jeff Wentworth Total State Dlst 45 Rep Edmund Kuempel Total Chief Justice 4th Court of Appeals Dlst Unexplred Term Dem Alfonso Chapa Rep Rob Kelly Total 100 Justice 4th Court of Appeals Place 1 Dem Herman Segovia Rep Sarah Duncan Total 100 Justice 4th Court of Appeals Place 2 Dem Alma L Lopez Rep Jerry Dennard Total 100 Justice 4th Court of Appeals Places Dem Monroe Spears Rep Paul W Green 1 0 1 63 Total 100 Justice 4th Court of Appeals Place 4 Dem Catherine Stone Rep Diego J Pena Total 100 Justice 4th Court of Appeals Places Dem Phil Hardberger Rep Dan Diaz Total 100 Dlst Judge 274th Judicial Dlst Dem Fred A Moore Rep Bill Bender Total 100 Total 100 Judge County Court at Law Dem Fred J Moore Rep Linda Z Jones Total 100 District Clerk Rep James Behrendt 100 Total 100 County Clerk Rep Lizzie M Lorenz 100 Total 100 County Treasurer RepLarry Jones 100 Total 100 County Commissioner Precinct 2 DemCesareo Gurdarama Rep Henry Fletcher Total 100 County Commissioner Precelnct 4 Dem Eileen Silvia Rep Wyatt L Butch Kunde Total Justice of the Peace Precinct 1 Dem Edwin Meuse Rep Jose S Perez Total Justice of the Peace Precinct 2 Dem Guadalupe Chapa Rep Edgar Sonny Kutscher Total Justice of the Peace Precinct 3 Rep Ernst A Schlather Total Justice of the Peace Precinct 4 County Judge Rep James E Sagebiel Rep Walter Bargfrede Total Straight Party Vote Dem Democratic Party Rep Republican Party Lib Libertarian Party Total United States Senator Dem Richard Fisher Rep Kay Bailey Hutchison Lib Pierre Blondeau Total 87 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 196 100 See more results Page 2A Moe Schwab wins second term handily By ROBERT STEWART Special to the HeraldZeitung Republican Pet 4 Comal County Commissioner Morris Moe Schwab won a second term over Democratic challenger Lois Duggan by a vote count of to Schwab said his victory with 73 percent of the vote showed that the Water Ori ented Recreation District concept of tourists paying for law enforce ment and litter cleanup with user fees is catching on People dont understand that Im trying to save the taxpayers money WORD is the whole Schwab said The guy that put her up to run ning against me doesnt understand the issue Why should the people of Garden Ridge or Hunter or Fischer Store pay for the extra police on the Schwab said he feels he deserves a second term I fed that the last four years Ive done a decent he said Weve elevated a whole bunch of people Our Road Department is in fine shape Weve got the best roads of all sur rounding counties Our Sheriffs Department is second to none 1 cant take the honors for all of that but I was onefifth of it Another thing I am proud of is we got our workers wages up to a living salary It wasnt long ago we had employees eligible for food stamps This is what upsets run this lady against me because she is antiWORD One per son on a fiveman commissioners court is just going to be a thorn in the side As long as youve got the lead ership and people that will trust the leader it will Schwab said he looked forward to the coming term including working with new Pet 3 Commissioner Danny Scheel Im looking forward to it Danny Scheel is a working man He is from the working people This is going to be beneficial I want to keep doing the same thing Ive done and help the Lois Duggan said she was honored to participate in the democratic process and offer a choice to voters I thank all of those who had faith in me and voted for she said You never win when you offer yourself for public never win or up to the voters and I hope theyre happy with the choices they made It has nothing to do with what J do or will continue to do in thefuture Community interest means far more to me than wearing a party label This whole state has pulled the Republi can hammer thats quite For news advertising or subscription information call 6259144 Metro 6060846