Wednesday, December 28, 1994

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 28, 1994, New Braunfels, Texas WEDNESDAY District basketball teams strive to break 500 barrier See P 7 NewBfaUnfdls New Braunfels mjmfjjfjggjjA HeraldZeitu 16 pages In one section Wednesday Dec 28 idd4 Serving Comal County for more than 143 years Home of ED 4 VICKILANOHAM Mb 33 Weather Letters to the editor Sports Day SUimmliscli Birthday wishes from the HeraldZeftungl Tte New Braunfels Herald Zeitung extends the following birthday wishes to Kelly Koegle 16 Alexandra Perez Lauren Clara Espinosa Dec Nlel Dtmick Marjorie Gar rott Hortense Karbach Helen Mason Erwin Reininger Rhon da Joost Gloria Kolacek Edmund Cielinski Karen First Happy Anniversary to Ed Vicki Langham 16 years Dec Citys Christmas tree recycling underway The city of New Braunfels and New Braunfels Utilities began their annual Christmas tree recy cling program in Landa Park yesterday An area in the swimming pool parking lot has been designated as the site to receive the trees Approxunately trees were converted to mulch last Christ mas Approximately trees have been mulched during the lastseveh years Nails and other metal fasteners should be removed from the trees officials said The mulch is availablefree to residents Bridal Showcase set for Jan 4 On Wednesday Jan 4 the New Braunfels Bridal Associa tion will host its 1 4th annual Bridal Showcase at the New Braunfels Civic Center 380 S SeguinAve Admission is Doors will open at pjm Anyone planning a wedding or are helping someone else who is this will provide an excellent opportunity to gather information and guidance Ntw Years Evo party plsnnsd Texas Nights will perform at the New Braunfels Civic Cen ter on Dec 3 1 from 9 to 1 during a dance benefitting United Cerebral Palsy Call 18007981492 for ticket information tlmt oapsulo plaimsd for Sotquloontonnlal As New Braunfels1 150th anniversary approaches mem bers of the community are encouraged to begin selecting items to be included in a time capsule which will be buried in comemoration of the Sesqui centennialyear Submissions must be of paper origin photographs letten documents Subrnii slons must either fit in a 9X12 or envelope Cojts for aub roitttog envelopes for inclusion in the time capsule are and respectively Deadline ii Sept 995 ns and payment inidott the Greater New Chamber of Commerce office 390 S burled it the civic center fbr 50 yetri h HereMZeitung photo by MICHAEL DARNALL window display at Chojbtts Jncludtd a tor a woman and child and a decorated oak trw display was yotarday bccauM WM drying out could v a hazard owner Gene Choltott Downtown Sesquicentennial window display depicts first Weihnachtfest for settlers Editors note This is the first in a series of profiles of the downtown New Braunfels Sesquicentennial win dow displays being featured through Jan 1 at downtown businesses TodayCholletts Mens Ladies From staff reports They stepped off their ship with just their belongings and much of those were necessities For the German settlers embarking on their overland trip to what would soon be New Braunfels the first Christmas in their new land was a simple one The first Wcichnachtfest is the scene which has been on display at Cholletf s Mens Ladies Fashions located at 204 San Antonio through yesterday Because of a fastdrying oak which could have become a potential fire hazard owners Gene Deannie Chollett opted to take their display down yesterday According to Gene Chollett the display included a man dressed as a woman and child in what could have been a typical scene at the first Christmas Used in the display were turnof thecentury candle holders and an old German Bible Most of the things we used belonged to my wife and I and some others belonged to Nancy Blevins who works with Gene said The settlers had very little to work with using waxed candles red ribbons and candy to decorate their tree We The display was designed by Deannie Chollett Gene said The Sesquicentennial window dis plays are sponsored by the Greater New Braunfeli Chamber of Com merce From staff and wire reports The number of criminal offenses reported by the New Braunfels Police Department dropped across the board for the month of November For major crimes sexual assaults assaults ind burglaries were down from October In addition most noticeably applications for weapons processed under the Brady bill dropped ftom 41 in October and 41 in September to 18 in November The only categories on the rise were robberies from brie in October to two in November and Drinking While Intox icated were up to from 6 the month before Most law enforcement officials believe that most of the numbers will increase across the board because of the Christmas and New Year holidays increases as people try to get gifts for Christmas and people drive to and from gatherings The numbers Robbery Total Butfaride burglaryAon habitation burglaryfTwtor vehicle burQlaryail other AutoTheft Arson Total Arrests including Total 911 calls received Traffics investigated by NBPD none involved deaths 61 61 16 13 26 6 83 14 0 185 165 Newlyintroduced Rhino bullets carry suoer destructiv By CRAIG HAMMETT Staff Writer Two new kinds of bullets about to go on the market have raised the concerns of law enforcement officials Rhino and Black Rhino bullets are supposed to be able to cause massive damage to human tissue and pierce body armor proof vests r Black talons are legally available In an Associated Press article the oftly but hive managed to inveraor David Keen called the bullets fliidtteit Way to tte market made of carbon based plastics called polymers These bullets apparently break into pieces upon impact causing up to a six or eightinch diameter wourtd The Black Rhino version is convex with the plas tic tip allowing it to penetrate bullet cowed or made of certain metal afioyV Artclci of the Texas Penal Code Another type of bullet called a Black it thirddegree felony to poe Talon is made of metal and peels back repair or upon impact to contract reuse water rates From staff reports The New Braunfels Utilities Board of Trustees will consider the approval of a contract and rates for the reuse water for GolfPark New Braunfels at its meeting Thursday Dec 29 at at the NBU on Main Plaza The public golf course which is presently under construction and head ed by Austin firm is poised to receive effluent from the Gruene water treat ment plant The board gave preliminary approval to the project last reuse program will be the flm water recycle program in Comal County There wai some diwenilon between GolfPark could be first water ijecyell program in couiitjr the developer and NBU on some of the rates it would have to pay the utility That should be settled at the meeting Thundgy The board will also consider the fol lowing awarding a tree trimming tract tor one year purchasing the following trie invertory twowtyradioi ibtck ind miicellineoui lervice to initiate a contract with Schuparra Properties on Grand Cypress Abaftoent Complex Impaa Fees The complex will be located on the River on Highway 81 the board will also finalize the agreement with the City of New Bnwnftli referencing the wtter nego tiitors Doug Miller contract by luthoriring the General Manager to tigfttheigreemeftt TM city hid been it odds with Millet Md the negotiators tion for motthi before agreeing to nil itial Texas passes New York as countrys second inost populous ROTHSCHILD Writer AUSTIN have one more thing tobrignbout The lone Star State a frontier in minx pliceiCMiierthii centuryhai replaced New York u the iccord mow populous itate in the country Textni ujed the Ceniui Bureau announce ment Tuwday to bout reflect and even gig thirdplaceNewYork mil New YorkPopulation million things doing right but it ilso is put of I deniogriphlQ in the United slid ire comparing Tews to New York dry ind they wrinkle up their OOK at New York brtwtenourtwo states he Slid With 1M million residents is of list July I Ttxu overtook New York which grew to s total of 185 million jhen and others tnoi growth to World WIT 1 til vIpflMMp to mwy ims well Century mpisioil 19 the IWOs Mfftrnonlvintotowri nsjs u hit it i wide gulf Effort uiMlorway to assist family of flro victim The Onestop shopping five days a week