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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 1, 1995, New Braunfels, Texas                                WEDNESDAY Unicorns knock off Rangers to claim district title See Page 10 50 CENTS COUNTDOWN 19 DAYS New Braunfels Sesquicentennlal March New Braunfels pages in one section Wednesday March HeraldZesting ch Serving Comal County for more than 143 years Home of RACHEL LEIGH SHIPLEY PASO Vol 143 No 78 Inside Arts Sports The Market Stammtisch birthday wishes from the HeraldZeitung The New Braunfels Herald Zeitung extends the following birthday wishes to Rachel Leigh Shipley Max Marquis Bradley Hill Patrick Max Welborn Todd Davis Frances Dominguez Rosendo Aguirre Feiix Velez Dusty Krueger Chrissy Hernandez Jack Ehman Happy Anniversary to Eric Michelle Kennedy 4 Dennis Kathy Wuest 27 Lions Club to host youth job fair The New Braunfels Breakfast Uons Club will host its second annual summer youth job fair Saturday March 11 The loca tion will again be in Wesley Hall First United Methodist Church 527 West San Antonio St AII area high school and col lege students ages 15 and dbove are invited Employers and organizations interested in participating can call Preston Kennedy at 620 0241 or Mac McDonald at 629 9109 Tickets on sale for Founders Day Prayer Breakfast As part of the 1995 New Braunfels Sesquicentennial Cel ebration the Founders Day Prayer Breakfast will be held at at the New Braunfels Center on March 21 The event is sponsored by the New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce and planned by the Founders Day Religious Activi ties Committee The citywide ecumenical event will commemorate the founding of New Braunfels on March 21 1845 Internationally known authorpastor Dr Bruce Larson will be the keynote speaker Founding fathers descendants will be recog nized and Molly Joes Catering will provide an early settlers Tickets are per person and are on sale at the Chamber qf Commerce Saints Peter and Catholic Church Saint Paul Lutheran Church First Protestant Church and New Braunfels Presbyterian Church Posters for the Founders Day Prayer Breakfast are available at the Chamber Businesses and churches are encouraged to display the posters to help publicize the event For more information call the Chamber of Commerce at 6252385 CityWide Garage Sale to benefit Childrens Museum The CityWide Garage Sale benefitting The Childrens Museum will be 10 to 4 Sunday March 5 at the Civic Center Admission is per person maximum per Booths filled with all kinds of goodies TVs furniture games toys appliances clothing plants many new items and arts and crafts booths will be there too This newspaper is printed on recycled newsprint County pondering recycling program By CRAIG HAMMETT Staff Writer County Commissioners yesterday heard what could become one of several presentations on the possibility of recycling efforts in the county areas Gabe Garcia of BrowningFerris Industries presented several options to the court but said the company as yet does not have a rural recycling program in place in this Residents may recognize BFI as the company that recently implemented the citys recycling program Garcia defended the program that has come under fire from some citizens Commissioners hear presentation at meeting We can be flexible I believe we have already shown that in the he said have col lected 87 tons in New and the share for the city exceeds the amount expect As for the county many questions remain because BFI has not implemented a rural pro gram We dont even know what type of response were going to he said A proposal would include two 30yard con tainers located at some points in the county manned by a county staffer Residents would have to bring products such as newspaper plas tics aluminum cans metal cans and clear glass to the containers BFI would charge a rent fee of per month plus every time they emptied the dumpstcrs They would find a market for the recycled prod ucts and split the proceeds with the county Gar cia said BFI would a request a minimum oneyear contract The market often shifts as far as recycled prod ucts arc concerned Another official with the company said BFI is the largest processor of recycled material in the and can still sell goods when the market is low A question was asked whether a regular garbage bin should be placed at the recycle loca tions in case someone brought the wrong mate rials BFI officials warned against this saying a reg ular bin could lead to people dumping all their garbage there on a regular basis Commissioner Jumbo Evans said many coun ty residents are already contracting for regular garbage service and asked that the possibility of solidwaste transfer stations in the county be dis cussed Hospice NB pushing for more funds for By CRAIG HAMMETT Staff Writer Many people may not realize that HIV and AIDS occur in small towns such as New Braunfels Officials at Hospice New Braunfels are trying to convince not only citizens but govern ment officials that people are affected here and that funds and education are needed Recently officials from the local Hospice met with persons from the Region 8 HIV Education and Pre vention Coalition The coalition rec ommends needs to the state level which allocates federal dollars from the Centers for Disease Control If your life hasnt been touched by it it will be said Christina Smith of the local Hos pice Why Because more than one mil lion Americans are believed to be infected with the HIV virus which leads to the condition of AIDS The HIV virus does exist in New Braunfels as it does in almost every community in this country Numbers are often lower sta t i s t i c a 11 y because people If we do not get the schools involved in HIV educa tion well be in bad shape The current cur riculum is very Christina Smith Hospice New Braunfels travel to larger cities such as San Antonio and Austin to get treated Smith says Statistical ly it gets thrown she said do not have any doctors trained in infectious dis ease According the latest studies nation wide AIDS is now the leading cause of death in men ages 1844 While in the past the disease was linked main ly to homosexual men and IV drug users and still is there is a growing number of women infected By the year 2000 AIDS is expected to be the second leading cause of death in women 1844 while it is only sixth now Education and prevention are the key Smith said HIV is totally pre ventable and Smith says ignorance must be fought If we dont get the schools involved in HJV education well be in bad said Smith cur riculum is very Often a controversial issue text books dealing with health among oth er subjects are again up for districts approval this year Smith thinks lifeskills training should be added to the educational training regarding the disease Twice as nice HeraldZeitung photo by MICHAEL DARNALL Steve Meurln of New Braunfels proudly displays two largemouth bass which he caught Sunday on Lake Dunlap One of the fish weighed a lofty 10 pounds and 13 ounces while the other weighed 9 pounds and 4 ounces Most fishermen would be happy to catch one of the specimens in one day much less two Meurin said one was caught on a six inch black neon chartruse tail lizard while the other was caught on a black and blue jig Area fishermen will be happy to know Meurin released the two fish back into Lake Ounlap yesterday Plaza paver project aims to preserve By SUSAN FLYNT ENGLAND Staff Writer Preserving our Past Paving our Future thats the name of the Main Street Plaza paver project And a perfect descrip tion it is The sidewalk around Main Street Plaza is getting a facelift in the form of decorative pavers along the inside of the existing sidewalk On these pavers which are bricks made of concrete are the names of any New Braunfels residents who choose to purchase one for only The display of pavers is called the Prince Carl of zu SolmsBraunfels Court of Theyre affordable for said Paver Committee Chair Joyce Hendricks and theyre a way to participate in the The personalized pavers will be a trib ute for generations to come for another 150 years and beyond she said Thats because pavers are made to last much much longer than bricks I love the idea of a founding New Braunfels family using bricks for each branch or member of their family she said The band of rose colored pavers will be further enhanced by four very special larger tablets Each will have one of four carved and embossed historic crests the original New Braunfels Coat of Arms the Chamber of Commerce com memorative Sesquicentennial Coin pending approval the official seal for the Society for the Protection of German Immigrants and Court of Honor Crest The tablets will be priced based on bids received These tablets will be made of Hill Country granite which has flecks of rose and grey Patterns of grey and rose pavers will further adorn the display The In Memorium Honors List is a section of the paving with ten panels with the names of the first wave of founders who came on March 21 1845 Each panel containing 24 names can be purchased by a corporation group of any kind or individual The cost for one panel is Hendricks stresses that construction on the paver project will begin after the Sesquicentennial celebration in April The three opportunities to commemorate your group family or yourself are Pavers see order form in Thursdays Herald Zeitung Tablets bids accepted call Joyce Hendricks at 625 4975 Panels call Joyce Hendricks The deadline for paver orders is April 30 Burrr Valerie Gonzalez right and Michelle Slater left bundle up to protect themselves from the cold during last nights soccer match between New Braunfels and Smithson Valley Temperatures dipped into the low 40s around the area as one of winters last cold front made its way Into South Texas New Braunfels won the match which earned them the district title See Sports Day Page HeraldZeitung photo by MICHAEL DARNALL Call 6259144 for subscription news or advertising information   

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