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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 14, 1995, New Braunfels, Texas                                Tamarra Jenkin earns a silver medal at UIL state tennis tournament Page 10A The Plaza bandstand Inside Sports Stammtisch Birthday wishes from the HeraldZeitung The New Braunfels Herald Zeitung extends the following birthday wishes to Kris Mund 14 Julie Bella Myra Padilla Shannon Phayer Nicholas Childers nine Eric Scrwind Angela Daniel 37 and Antonia Garcia Happy belated birthdays to Scott Schwind Justin Watson Melinda Dominguez and Edward Espinoza Happy anniverary to Jackie and Kenneth Brinkkoeter and Javier and Blanca Leal and happy belated anniversary to Simmon and Francess Medina 16 Spring garden tour on tap Friday The annual spring garden tour sponsored by the Comal County Horticulture Committee and the Mens Garden Club is scheduled for Friday morning May 19 Participants will meet in the parking lot of the Oakwood Baptist Church and depart at 9 The first stop will be a flower and succulent garden of Dave and Hies Daniels at 210 Elm wood The second stop will be at Mark and Elsa Hickmans at 510 Oakwood a waterfall gar den that recycles rainwater and water from a hot tub for ferns succulents and many different ground covers The third stop will be at David and Robbie Wills garden at 324 Cardinal Drive a xeriscape garden uti lizing native plants For information call 6203440 during business hours Art demonstration Tuesday night Barry Shadrock of San Anto nio will demonstrate several moods achieved in the painting of skies at the New Braunfels Art League meeting Tuesday May 16 7 in the New Braunfels Art League Building 239 W San Antonio St Painting in oil he captures rural charm and nostalgia through light mood and color in his works Also on the agenda will be the judging of posters created by high school art students pro moting the upcoming Spring Art and Crafts Show to be held in the Civic Center May 27 and 28 Season swim passes on sale The New Braunfels Parks and Recreation Department is now selling season swim passes Resident swim pass es which include pools and Prince Solms Tube Chute are for children ages 517 for adults ages 1859 and for senior citizens ages 60 plus Resident family passes are Nonresident passes are for children ages 517 for adults and for senior citizens The winning numbers Lotto Texas 34 38 LOTTEHV This newspaper is printed on recycled newsprint Running of the toddlers Pamplonas running of the bulls has nothing on this annual New Braunfels event I SeePagefB Dont forget today is Mothers Day Winners of the HeraldZeitungs Mom and Me contest featured See Page 9A Unicorns take four medals at state track and field meet Page IDA New Braunfels Herald SUNDAY 44 Pages in three sections Sunday May Serving Comal County for more than 143 yeafs Home of KRIS MUND Vol 143 No 131 GOOD FOOD GOOD Music CIMAs Fiesta Mexicana pulls a big crowd to the Wursthalle By DEMISE DZIUK Staff Writer People gathered this weekend to enjoy good food music and company all in the name of education The 23rd annual Comal Indepen dent Mens Association Fiesta Mexi cana was held this weekend at the Wursthalle to help raise money for local scholarships Were trying to give something back to the community Weve made our way and now its time to help oth ers It starts with the kids and a good education is the key to said Cur tis Susong a CIMA member The Fiesta began on Friday with the Queen coronation Robyn Her nandez was crowned Queen for 1995 Hernandez is a junior at New Braun fels High School She said the winner is the person who is able to sell the most advertisements to local mer chants I dont know how much 1 They told me but I dont remember All 1 know is I got a scholar she said Following the coronation the group Mazz performed and the turnout was exceptional Theyre big They draw a crowd like nobodys said Evelyn Stahl a bar manager for Wurstfest Saturdays activities were kicked off by a fajita cookoff The individ uals must pay an entry fee as well as buy their own supplies Participants try to find a business to help them with the costs in exchange for free advertise ments Individualsreasons for participating varied Some were there to do their part in raising money and others were HeraldZeitung pholos b DOUG LOVEDAY Angle Esquivel last years CIMA Fiesta Princess hugs this years queen Robyn Hernandez a junior at New Braunfels High School Robyns escort Phillip Sandoval looks on The crowning was done before Friday nights dance at the Wursthalle there because of the fun they have I know the entry fee is for CIMA and each entry here has its own fol lowing whether is be family or friends and those people come out here and spend money too All of that goes to CIMA said Gilbert Castaneda a participant in the cookoff Gilbert Molina of 953 W Mem weather said he has been in the com petition every year since the cookoff began in 1990 He won in 1990 1991 1992 and was cochampion in 1993 However he said the thing that keeps bringing him back is the enjoyment he gets out of being there 1 do it for the fun of it Everyone knows each other here After the judg ing is over Ill probably stay around for another couple hours and visit with and the said Moli na People waiting for the judging were able to visit while being entertained by Reys Service After the judging free entertainment was provided by Henry Aleman and Pura Vida A mariachi band also strolled around the The Queen and her court Duchess Natalie Carrillo Duchess Rita Acuna Princess Annalisa Garcia Queen Robyn Hernandez Duchess Kathy Campos and Duchess Blanca Torres food area playing for people as they was taken to present the Queen and indulged in food and drinks Later Folklorico dancers perfonned for the crowd followed by an inspi rational childrens performance Another dance was held Saturday night The performer was Oscar G and Grupo Presidente Intermission her court and a trip to Las Vegas was raffled off Theres no doubt everyone out here enjoys it They get to visit with friends and neighbors Its a great family said Elva Hofer Wurstfest Bar Manager Local woman helps shape national policy at White House Conference on Aging By SUSAN FLYNT ENGLAND Staff Writer New Braunfels seniors have a friend at the White House Her name is Hortense Hernandez and she has just helped shape national policy on aging at the 1995 White House Conference on Aging It has been an experience of a she said Hernandez and delegates from across the country met from May 2 to May 5 in an intense con centrated effort to define the core issues for aging Americans We would wake up at in the morning and go nonstop until at least at Revolutionary aid for caregivers is one resolution the WHCoA may send to Congress Fulltime care givers would receive financial aid in the form of Social Security credits if Congress acts on the WHCoA resolution This credit would apply to caregivers of disabled children spouses and parents Hernandez said Resolutions fell into four topics health care eco nomic security housing and support services We hope that we made an impression on Hernandez said Delegates voiced vital concerns with emotion in Tuesday evenings Hernandez said It kept us very interested people speaking out on caregivers nursing homes veterans veterans hos Hernandez pitals and the she said One gentleman said Why cant we be like Canada where you buy your medica tion for a quarter1 she said Delegates heard speeches by President Clinton Hillary Rod ham Clinton and Vice President Gore Mrs Clinton had a beau tiful beautiful speech telling us how we need to take care of our own preventative Her nandez said The first lady stressed the need for regular mammograms Breast cancer survivors including one 30year survivor gave testimonies during the day Hernandez listened to area residents concerns as she prepared to go to Washington I received six letters of support for longterm Hernandez said Local residents also urged her to vote against using block grants for elder care Delegates had the task of framing 40 resolutions on aging policy to send to Congress They endured a dizzying schedule of briefings speeches and pol icy meetings to make the choices Hernandez said When the WHCoA began 55 resolutions had come out of hundreds of local state and regional meetings The delegates chewed over those 55 resolutions It kept us very interested people speaking out on givers nursing homes veter ans veterans hospitals and the disabled One gentleman said Why cant we be like Canada where you buy your medication for a quarter Hortence Hernandez and came up with some more The result was 146 resolutions 46 of which were eliminated because of too few votes Hortense and the other delegates then had to choose 40 final resolutions to present to Congress We worked Wednesday and Thursday and the res olutions had to be in by Thursday Hernandez said After all of that work ironically the delegates didnt get to learn which 40 resolutions they had cho sen the votes werent tabulated by the time they disbanded Hernandez will learn what resolutions she and the other WHCoA delegates chose soon Those res olutions will then be passed on to Congress We need to follow the news very Hernandez said We need to keep an eye on Twocar wreck sends three to hospital From staff reports A Canyon Lake teenager is thank ful no was hurt worse than they were in a wreck Friday afternoon on High way 46 near the intersection with Highway 281 at Canyon Lake An accident like that usually involves fatalities Sometimes youve just got to thank God for doing his Greggory Markham Greggory Markham 16 said he and Tim Ivey 17 of Spring Branch were driving to a friends home at about Friday when the accident occurred Markham was driving westbound and was behind two slower vehicles he said Markham said he tried to pass the slower vehicles but the vehicle directly in front of him had the same idea and also started changing lanes forcing Markham off the road When 1 tried to get back onto the road I hit something and I skidded out into the road A pickup truck was coin ing the other way and he couldnt avoid me and hit me on the passenger he said An accident like that usually involves fatalities Sometimes youve just got to thank God for doing his Markham said The car is totalled The whole passenger side is just My parents just want ed to make sure I was alright They were kind of upset about the car too It was like a Markham said he and Ivey are fine just a little He said he has thought about safety while driving on Highway 46 before since he knows three people who have had accidents on the road including schoolteacher Annette Hanley who was killed in a car wreck in March The pickup that struck Markhams car was driven by Charles Adams of San Antonio Passengers in the truck were Jane Adams the drivers wife and Charles Karrer their son The three were transported to University Hospital in San Antonio where they were treated and released Crime Stoppers seeks tips in theft case Crime Stoppers is asking for help in locating the person or people responsible for a theft from a business located in the 1600 block of Hunter Road Between 11 April 28 and 5 May 1 items including a homemade blue Victorian fan quilt with Ecru lace and several leather purses were stolen Police have no suspects Crime Stoppers will pay up to for information that leads to a grand jury indictment Call 18006408422 if you have information on this case Are you a victim of Soviet Mind Control Find out see Page 4A   

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