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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 19, 1995, New Braunfels, Texas                                COUNTDOWN DAYS New Braunfels Sesquieentennial March Inside Letters to the Class of the Sports The Stammtisch Birthday wishes from the HeraldZeitung The NewBraunfels Herald Zeitung extends the following birthday wishes to Kelly Brinkkoeter Terry Hernandez Linda Scheel Nancy T Haemar Nancy Har ris Nancy Jackson Joseph Mendoza Leroy Zavala Kelly Koksma Manuel Hernandez Jr 1 Beatrice Gil Ray N Minear Cecil L Streier Pat Baker David Owens Josephine Sanchez Marilyn Kolacek Happy Anniversary to Dave Peggy Supulver 18 Bill Sandy Kotthoff Good morning Todays weather Mostly sunny High in the mid 80s Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph Lotto Texas Saturday nights winning numbers Est million jackpot TEXfliir LOTTED Nominations for Small Business Person of the Year sought The Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerces Small Business Council will again sponsor Small Business Week in New Braunfels during the week of May 17 The week which is observed nationally during this time is designated to highlight small business in the community and call attention to the impor tance of small business in New Braunfels As a major part of the week long observance a Small Business Person of the Year will be selected and will be honored throughout the year and specifically during the designated week According to Chair of the Small Business Week committee Kenny Franklin This award has been given to many outstand ing business people in our community and we look for ward to presenting it again this year to another of New Braunfels small business peo Honorees of this award in previous years are Mary Jane Nalley of Gruene Marion Ben son of The Collection Bob Schima of Henne Hardware Cash and Dennis Hermes of Centex Office Center and Kyra Brandt of Comal Flower Shop on the Plaza Nomination forms are avail able at the Chamber office and nominations will be accepted through March 27 HZ can be contacted electronically The HeraldZeitung can now be contacted electronically by users of online services or the Internet Those who desire to contact the HeraldZeitung can do so by using HZeitung@AOL.com. address to submit news stories letters or simply to contact a staff member This newspaper is print ed on recycled newsprint Todays People Happy Birthday NewBraunfels Date of citys anniversary comes Tuesday 1B Sports Day Canyon boys defeat San Marcos in OTr 43 Cougars advance in playoffs See Page 9A New Braunfels SUNDAY 40 Pages in four sections Sunday March 19 1995 Serving Comal County for more than 143 years Home of LINDA SCHEEL Vol 143 No 91 The classics roll into town HeraldZeitung photo by MICHAEL DARNALL Bennie Mills makes some final checks on his 1947 Bentley before it was included in Saturdays collector car auction The Greater San Collector Car Show drew more than a thousand car enthusiasts to New Braunfels Wursthalle yesterday Another auc tion will be held today from 1 to 6 A Cadillac once owned by Elvis Presley Is one of the cars featured at the show Canyon Lake population study to be presented The Morton Report to be featured at Tuesday meeting By CRAIG HAMMETT Staff Writer Results of a twoyear population study of the Canyon Lake area will be presented Tuesday 7 at Guadalupe Valley Telephone Cooperative meeting room The Morton Report a new book developed by a volunteer study group under the direction of research psychologist Douglas Kirk contains hundreds of facts about the Canyon Lake area with maps charts and photographs This is the first time our community has had such a complete population said Kirk in a news release and thanks to hundreds of volunteer hours contributed by more than CO people and 36 agencies we now have a 100 page bound document that we can send to nationwide busi nesses who may be considering locating in the Canyon Lake Kirk talked about the book recently He said the study actually started about two years ago in an effort to attract a grocery store It developed into a comprehensive study which includes topics from employment and income to traffic and taxes He said the area included in the study covered an eight mile radius from the intersection of FM Roads 2673 and 3157 Most ofthe population was located in the subdivisions sur rounding the lake The Morton Report concluded there were people in the area something that has been discussed and debated for years Thats something thats never been known Kirk said think thats a fairly accurate number because we approached it in different The group used Census data plus postal deliveries telephone and meter connections factoring out businesses in both cases for some of their sources They found the majority of the areas population was in the 2254 age group 30 For many years it was thought that Canyon Lake was mainly a retirement area but it was estimated those age 6484 comprise about 15 percent of the population It was a Kirk said We had always thought this was a bedroom In one sense it is The study also found that only 25 of the working population actually works in the lake area It is estimated that 55 drive cither to San Antonio San Marcos or Austin while 20 work closer in either New Braunfels Spring Branch or Bulverde The Morton Report is for sale at post paid Pro ceeds of the sale of the book are to be used in an ongoing effort to update community data and to further the devel opment of Canyon Lake Write Morton Falls Publishing Company 1850 Old Saltier Road Canyon Lake Texas Sheriffs Dept seeking help with Oak Village car burglaries From staff reports The Comal County Sheriffs Depart ment benefitted from the assistance HeraldZeitung readers have given recently with the gate controller thefts in the western section of the county The department has identified a sus pect in the cases because of an alert reader said Lieutenant Sumner Bowen The Sheriffs Department is asking for help again In the Oak Village area there has been a series of late night early morning car burglaries Anyone having any information regarding these events or have observed any sus picious activity contact the Comal County Sheriffs Office Criminal Investigation Division Hearing cancelled A public hearing of Comal County Commissioners Court concerning new rules for water recreation around county boat ramps at Canyon Lake will be rescheduled from Friday at the Canyon Lake Action Center The item has been put on the commis sioners agenda Thursday March 23 to set a new date Hernandez to attend Austin conference From staff reports Should you observe any suspicious activity please contact the Sheriffs Office Dispatch immediately To pass along any information please call 885 4883 in the Oak Village area and ask for Detective Rick Cardenas Yep i HeraldZeitung photo by MICHAEL DARNALL Leroy Goodson gives a hearty Yep during Saturdays Comal County 4H and FFA Livestock Show and Auction Hundreds of local youth showed their projects at the show Look for results and photos of par ticipants in this weeks editions Hortense B Hernandez was elect ed by the Alamo Area Council of Governments A ACOG to represent the Alamo Area Agency on Aging ALAMO AAA as state delegate to the MiniWhite House Conference on Aging held in Austin in February She was also elected to be the repre sentative for the Region VI Confer ence to be held March 2628 in Dallas which will be attended by 150 dele gates from 5 states Mrs Hernandez was further hon ored as a national delegate to the White House Conference on Aging to be held in Washington in May having been appointed in Dec 1994 by then Governor Ann Richards Subjects covered by the confer ences include elderly abuse options for independent living longterm care health and wellness the Older Amer ican legislation for the elderly and other issues Mrs Hernandez will make a report to the AACOG as well as to the Board of Trustees at the Comal County Senior Citizens Center Tuesdays Founders Day Prayer Breakfast will feature Dr Bruce Larson From staff reports As part ofthe 1995 Sesquicentenni al celebration the Chamber of Com merce is sponsoring a citywide ecu menical event the Founders Day Prayer Breakfast The breakfast will be at the Civic Center on March 21 at 7 The breakfast program will include recog nition of descendants ofthe founding fathers and table centerpiece displays will provide pictorial glimpses ofthe history of New Braunfels The internationally known author pastor Rev Dr Bruce Larson will be See related story Page 1B the keynote speaker His inspirational speech is entitled Your Future Faith Family and Molly Joes Cater ing will provide a catered breakfast featuring foods enjoyed by the first settlers The Early Settlers Breakfast menu will include apfelsaft gemischt es kompott ruhreier speck bratwurst pannas bratkartoffel hausbrot kock kase apfelkaffeekuchen kaffee and tee Tickets for the Early Settlers Breakfast are 10 per person and can be purchased at the Chamber Sts Peter and Paul Catholic Church St Paul Lutheran Church First Protestant Church and New Braunfels Presby terian Church located on Howard The Chamber is encouraging group purchases by churches clubs busi nesses friends and families In con sideration ofthe historical significance ofthe prayer breakfast a sellout crowd is expected therefore buy your tickets now In addition to the breakfast a noon time Book Signing Reception for the Rev Dr Bruce Larson will be held in the New Family Life Center at First Protestant Church Dr Larson has authored 23 books Some of his most recent titles are Living Beyond Our Fears The Presence Faith For the Journey and A Call to Holy Living His newest book is entitled What God Wants to Know June Pace ofthe Book Trader bookstore is assisting the com mittee in organizing the event and pro viding copies of several of the books authored by Dr Larson for purchase at the book signing The complete the Founders Day celebration an interdenominational Founders Day Worship Service will be held in the sanctuary of the First Protestant Church beginning at The service will be one of cele bration and thanksgiving for the role First Protestant Church played as the first church established March 21 and the role the entire church has played throughout the history of New Braunfels There wjll be an emphasis on music and a special memento will be given to all youth who participate in the Youth Sermon portion of the service The Rev Dr Bruce Larson will deliver the sermon entitled Invitation to Child care will be provided Call 6259144 for subscription news or advertising information   

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