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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - July 6, 1995, New Braunfels, Texas                                Thursday New Braunfels AllStars beat Canyon Lake AllStars 100 See Page 5 50 CENTS Comal County Courthouse 12 pages in one section Thursday July New Braunfels Herald Comal County for more than 143 years Home of BRIAN HADA Vol 143 No 169 Inside Sports Day Good afternoon River and aquifer information Comal River 308 cubic feet per second up 4 cfs Edwards Aquifer Panther Canyon monitoring well down 01 Circle Arts performance to help music club New Braunfels Music Club members and other interested parties may pick up tickets for the Circle Arts Theatres July 13 performance of Hello Dolly at Johnsons Furniture Store Tickets are Profits from this performance will benefit the clubs Music Scholarship Fund Hat Trick to rock in Landa Park Rock band Hat Trick plays this weeks Concert in the Park tonight at The show is at the dance slab in Landa Park Admission is free Bring a lawn chair but no glass containers Hispanic Chamber mixer next week The first ever Hispanic Chamber Monthly Mixer will be held from 5 to 7 on Thursday July 13 at the Adobe Cafe on 81 Hummel Club to meet Tuesday The Museum Chapter of the Hummel Club will meet Tuesday July at the Hummel Museum For more information call the museum at 6255636 CBMC Luncheon to feature Craig Sagebiel The Christian Business Mens Committee invites you to attend the CBMC Luncheon at noon on Tuesday July 11 at Tree Tops Restaurant The Keynote Speaker is Craig Sagebiel the manager of Rennert World Travel For more information call Ray Long at 6291760 or Charley Pooler at 6295725 Dog training course starts next week The city is offering a course in basic dog obedience taught by Stephanie Heinrich The class will meet for eight weeks begin ning July 11 Classes will meet Tuesday evening from to at the Landa Recreation Center Fee is For more information call 608 2167 Lioness Club to gather at Ryans New Braunfels Lioness Club will meet at Ryans on Monday July 10 at 11 Lotto Texas Wednesday nights winning numbers million jackpot HTEXflSr LOTTERV This newspaper is printed on recycled newsprint Manhunt involves deputies helicopter By SUSAN FLYNT ENGLAND Staff Writer Two burglary suspects led the Comal County Sheriffs Department on a merry chase yesterday after noon on Purgatory Road Sheriff Jack Bremer said At this point we are looking at a couple of suspects but were still working on Bremer said The suspects were discovered while an attempted burglary was in progress The suspects fled The Sheriffs Department rallied a whole host of resources to catch them several Sheriffs Department squad cars state police canine units a Customs helicopter and undercover officers One officer climbed halfway up a radio tower to get a better per spective on the wooded Hill Country terrain The search began about noon and lasted at least late into the afternoon Thats rough Bremer said Its hard to chase through and locate Sheriffs deputy Robert Tinnin top photo scans the horizon for burglary suspects Wednesday and a Customs helicopter patrols over the hilly terrain near Purgatory Road Another officer far right even climbed a radio tower for a better view HeraldZeitung photos by MICHAEL DARNALL Fourth of July gone with a bang Firemen kept busy thanks to fireworks By SUSAN FLYNT ENGLAND Staff Writer New Braunfels residents were lucky this time So many people broke the local ordi nance banning amateur fireworks with in the city limits that New Braunfelsl Fire Department officials literally When July 4 approaches we hold our ElroyFriesenhahn worked overtime trying to keep up with them this July 4 We had numerous calls for serj New Braunfels Assistant Fire Chief Elroy Friesenhahn said We confiscated a great deal of The NBFD assigned two extra over time officers just to deal with fire works calls he said The police depart ments 91 1 operators kept stacks of calls waiting for fire officials to inves tigate Two vehicles were kept on the road from 6 until midnight None reported injuries Friesen hahn said No fires were at least none were Thats just lucky Between wind dry conditions and the close proximi ty of houses in the city fireworks could easily lead to injury or loss of proper ty We try to address it but what we do has little effect to deter When July 4 approaches we hold our he said Ami By SUSAN FLYNT ENGLAND Staff Writer New Braunfels women of all political stripes will converge this August to celebrate something they cherish in common the right to vote Were very excited about Main Street Direc tor K C Crandall said Crandall is the mastermind behind the Aug 19 celebration including a parade and musical enter tainment honoring those who struggled to give women the right to vote The program will also highlight contributions of Texan and American women through the years Did you know that Texas had the first allwoman Supreme Court in this nation Crandall said And the first woman post mistress was right here in New Crandall is calling on some heavy hitters to give punch to the celebration We have invited Kay Bai ley Hutchison and Ann she said Kay Baileys representative was down here last week she showed a lot of Crandall Crandall said My dream is that Hutchison and Richards would stand together at the end of the ceremonies and raise their hands she said Crandall has secured a prize addition to the celebration a traveling exhibit on the contri butions of Texan women The exhibit is simply she said Im trying right now to find a place for the exhibit locally and hope that is going to encourage a The 19th Amendment celebration should remind local residents just how much progress women have helped society make hi the year of 1935 the two people who made the most money in the United States were Mae West and Ran dolph she said The logo for the celebration is designed by d for August another talented young New Braunfels woman Rachel Shipley whose work adoms Habitat for Humanity Tshirts and Youth ArtBeat posters to mention just a few Crandall is calling all local women to lend their time and talents to make this celebration everything it can be a totally run and educa tional salute to womens right to vote Anyone interested in participating on any lev el should attend tonights meeting at in the City Council chambers For more information please call K C Crandall I hope we can promote it in such a way that it will be fun for men too that they dont think its just for Crandall said Friesenhahn resigns position with County Attorneys Office Replacement needed soon to help with work load By DENISE DZIUK Staff Writer After several years of serving Comal County an assistant county attorney has turned in his resignation to pursue a venture in private practice Ive gotten to a point in my career where I want to go into private practice and be my own said First Assis tant County Attorney David Friesen hahn Friesenhahn turned in his resigna tion last Friday and his last day work ing for the county will be July 14 Friesenhahn said he plans to open a private practice with a main office in New Braunfels and outside offices in San Marcos and San Antonio When 1 went to law school I always intended to open my own prac tice I never intended to be prosecuting this he said During the fourandahalf years working with the county Friesenhahn said he has noticed three trends among the issues dealt with by his office The first is a continuous increase When I went to law school I always intended to open my own David Friesenhahn in the case load He said a big part of this is due to the strong tourism indus try in the county However these are not just cases of drunken disorderli ness We see all kinds of things tied to the he said He said a second trend is an increase in the prosecution of family violence cases Friesenhahn said his offices now handle a large number of domestic cases He said this may not mean an increase in the amount of domestic violence Instead it may just be an increase in the number of cases com ing into the office The third trend deals with the increase in juvenile crime Friesen hahn said there has been a continu ous increase in juvenile crime and a large percentage of these crimes appears to be gang related When I came here there was little or no gang problems Thats been steadily getting worse and he said County Attorney Nathan Rheinlan der said everyone has been very pleased with Friesenhahns perfor mance Hes risen as far as he can here and I think he just decided it was time to move on You cant begrudge anyone for Rheinlander said The search for a replacement is already under way Friesenhahn applied for a position in Bexar County about a year ago and the county posted a notice at that time Rheinlander said he would like to fill the position as soon as possible to help make a smooth transition and not overload the attorneys already on staff We are fully tasked and we need to have someone positioned as soon as Friesenhahn he said Virus outbreak in livestock makes local officials wary ByDENISEDZlUK Staff Writer Tje movement of livestock out Of the New Mexico area has been severely restricted by the Texas Ani mal Health Commission TAHC in an effort to help contain a virus out break New Mexico has experienced an outbreak of Vesicular Stomatitis VS within its boundaries Effective June 29 the TAHC is formally restricting the movement of livestock from infected areas and will require health papers on all New Mexico livestock entering Texas Vesicular Stomatitis is a virus that causes the cow or horse to develop blisters in and around the mouth and on the tongue hooves and teats The blisters eventually break and the skin sloughs The animal will usually stop eating or drinldng until the painful spjes begin to heal The cycle of infection lasts about two weeks and significant weight loss and production loss occurs in affected animals To stop the virus front spreading New Mexico also has set up a restrict ed zone in its counties along the RJp Grande where most of the infected horses have been said Dr Terry Seals TAHC executive direc tor To support New Mexico in taining the outbreak the TAHC has issued a quarantine of the livestock The TAHC says New Mexico live stock may not enter Texas if the virus has been diagnosed within 10 miles of the ranch or farm the animal is kept on in the past 30 days Comal County Extension Agent Joe Taylor said he spoke with some one at Texas A M and was told no cases have been reported connect ed to this outbreak However he said livestock owners are encouraged to beware of it and look for any symptoms that may stow Taylor said he believes the only Vrapact u may have on Texas is from professional rodeo cowboys that may travel New Mexico They may stay in an infected area in New Mexico and then stay overnight in New Braunfels on their way to the next rodeo That could possibly cause a problem he said Delivering the promise of democracy See Page 9   

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