New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, August 9, 1995

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

August 09, 1995

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 9, 1995, New Braunfels, Texas WEDNESDAY Junior tennis player makes USTA quarter finals see Page 6 50 CENTS The old LCRA building NewBraunfels Herald 18 Serving Comal County for more than 143 years Home of PAUL BARSCH 16 Pages in one section Wednesday August Inside Sports Day Stammtisch Birthday wishes from the HeraldZeitung The New Braunfels Herald Zeitung extends birthday wishes to Donny Duncan Megan Williams Lourdcs Gonzales Elpidio Garcia Timothy Pete Resales Tucker Cuellar and Lupe Torres River and aquifer information Comal River 262 cubicfeetper second up 4 from yesterday Edwards Aquifer feet above sea level down 04 Guadalupe 140 Concert in the Park Painted Pony will perform the free concert this Thursday at at the dance slab in Landa Park Aggies ice cream social The Comal County Aggie Moms Club invites all County Aggies and their fami lies to an oldfashioned ice cream social Thursday Aug 10 at Area 16 across from the pool in Landa Park beginning at This hew Howdy Night is an opportunity for all Aggies from brand new fish to graduating seniors to former students and their families to get to know each other and share that great Aggie Spirit There is no charge for the event HOPE to hold end of summer dance Hispanic Organization for Public Education announces an end of summer DJ dance fundraising event with DJ Kenny Longoria The dance will be Friday Aug 11 at 7 to 11 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Hall 138 St Lone Star Primary sneak preview A sneak peak for first and second graders at Lone Star Primary will be held Aug 11 from 3 to Come put away your school supplies and meet your new teacher Canyon Music Boosters to meet Canyon Music Boosters meet Thursday Aug 10 at in the Canyon High School Band Hall All parents of band choir and drill team members of Comal Elementary Canyon Middle School and Canyon High School are encouraged to Meet the teacher at Lamar Primary Lamar Primary will have a meet the teacher Thursday Aug 10 Parents and students are invited to come to the school from to Bring your school sup plies and come get acquaint ed Teen Connection Thrift Shop sale Teen Connection Thrift Shop is holding a back to school sale all August All clothing is prices from 25 cents to Thrift shop hours are Monday through Saturday 10 to 3 pm Money supports the pro grams of Teen Connection Owners must register water wells with EUWD By DEMISE DZIUK Staff Writer Wells within the Edwards Underground Water District will soon be required to be registered or the owner will face a penalty which may mean not being able to pump water The board of directors for the Edwards Under ground Water District passed a resolution requir ing all wells in the district regardless of size be registered Well owners are required to file the registration form within 60 days from the August 22 effective date Owners failing to either file or request a vari ance will be subject to whatever penalties the district feels are appropriate said General Manager Rick 111 gner The resolution passed yesterday says water will not be withdrawn from a well that is riot regis tered gner said the wells that are already registered do not have to be registered again He said the district alreidy has some knowledge regarding larger wells something you just have to do It helps you knew where the points of withdrawal we knew how many wells there are and where we can manage the aquifer said Illgner other business the board authorized the gener al manager to inform outside counsel that an alleged vio ation or breach has occurred in reference to the sett lement between the district and the Living Waters Artesian Springs better known as the catfish farm Illgner said the settlement with the farm said the we Is would not be opened until they received all the nee essary permits He said it is believed that some sort of tour or demonstration was held at the catfish farn and the wells were opened It is uncertain ho1 v much water was used during the alleged viola tion Justice Dept OKs aquifer plan Fish Camp HeraldZeitung photo by MICHAEL DARNALL TheCanyon High School Student Council sponsored its first Fish Camp for incoming freshmen Tuesday afternoon The event Introduced the new students tq key people and traditions at the school Above students check out a performance by the Aristocats In the Cougar Den Organizers hope to make the Fish Camp an annual event The United States Department of Justice DOJ has given its approval to state legislation which will allow a new agency to man age water from the Edwards Aquifer The action effectively clears the way for the Edwards Aquifer Authority E AA to begin operating giving the agency pow er to license wells broker water and oversee pumping limits The decision was released in a letter to Secretary of State Antonio Garza Jr on Aug The approval addressed House Bill HB 3189 which revamped the governance portion of Senate Bill SB 1477 SB 1477 was put on hold in 1993 when DOJ ruled that the law violated the Voting Rights Act by replac ng an elect ed governing body the Edwards Underground Water District with an appointed board Edwards Aquifer HB 3189 adopted by the 74th Texas Legis lature and signed by Governor Bush on June 1 reph ced the gov ernance portion of S3 1477 The new Authority will je governed by a 15member elected board which will have broad jurisdic tion and power to manage the Edwards Aquifer After two years in agency lim bo Edwards District Chair Jerri Martin is relieved a inal decision has been Mow that the Department of Justice has pre cleared the legislation it is time to City in running to land Texas Downtown Association convention move forward The Edwards Dis trict will do everything in its pow er to see that the transition goes A temporary board will be in place until November 1996 when elections will be held and a per manent board will be chosen The board is comprised of seven members from Bexar County elected from single member dis tricts and other members elected from Comal Guadalupe Hays Caldwell Uvalde Medina and Atascosa counties Comal County will elect one member on its own and another member will be elected from a district including Comal and Guadalupe counties By SUSAN FLYNT ENGLAND Staff Writer The New Braunfels Downtown Association has another big feather in its cap The town is one of the finalists being con sidered for the 1996 Texas Downtown Association Annual Conference This is the very first time that a nonurban city has made the said Main Street Director Karen Crandall Much work has gone into getting New Braunfels this far Crandall said Her department had to plan where the con ventioneers could stay where they would eat and what would entertain them during their stay in New Braunfels A committee also had to come up with a theme that would carry through the whole conference They made a final choice of History Rivers of Crandall said The theme emphasizes the cultural mix in New Crandall said from the Native Americans who originally lived here to the Spanish and later the Germans who settled here The rivers have played an important part in bringing peo ple here throughout history and in the Crandall said The conference would bring upwards of 300 people to New Braunfels Crandall said Finding accommodations food and transportation for all would be an exciting challenge she said Crandall will find out whether New Braunfels made the final cut by the first week in September she said Our application goes for 96 Or 97 so I think we have a really good chance to bring in one year or the she said The conference committee includes Esther Headrick Anna Lee Hicks Marian Benson Nora Morales Carol Johnson Cathy Talcott Jeanie Mayo Crandall and Jim Scheele I feel very excited that we are the first small city to be a Crandall said Way is working United Way officials Joe Worl David Doug Miller Frances Huff and Postmaster Alice Brlones mail out solicita tions for advance gifts to the Comal County United Way fund drive officially opening the 1995 drive HeraldZeltung photo by MICHAEL DARNALL Local psychologist inks book deal jto publish in India By DENISE DZIUK Staff Writer A local author will soon be able to call himself an international author following the decision by his publishers to allow his book to be published in several other coun tries The Herald Press has agreed to allow the Daughters of St Paul in Bombay India to print copies of a special Englishlan guage edition of A Parents Bedside Com panion by Randolph K Sanders Sanders who a psychologist in New Braunfels said the he wrote the book which was published in 1992 as a way to help par ents of young children mainly between the ages of 3 and 10 years old He said he knows things can get hectic and parents often feel frustrated raising a child He said parents usually have little free time and often only have a few minutes after the children hive gone to bed to read He said he wrote a book with short brief chapters to help these f ar ents He said the topic of each chapte is designed so it can be put into practice the fol lowing day Its primarily to provide help to parents who are frustrated trying to help their ctiil he said The Christian Leader commenting onithe book said Sanders a father and psychiplo gist uses reallife experiences and insights to help parents gain a sense of confidencj in raising their He said the idea of his book being sold in foreign countries is exciting He said part of his agreement with the publisher says they are free to provide the book in other set Site of Seele elm to be recognized with historic markers tings Sanders will receive little if any mon ey from the additional sales because he said it will be used primarily on a missionary basis Its really really because it will be used to help parents in other coun tries as part of a Sanders added The book will be sold in India Bangladesh Pakistan Singapore Malaysia and parts of Africa The Daughters of St Paul is a religious order performing mis sionary work in various countries Sanders book is only the second book the order has printed for adults This book was Sanders second book He said he is still writing and plans to have another book coming out next year The new book will be for professional counselors and therapists and will deal with ethics By SUSAN FLYNT ENGLAND Staff Writer A new Seele elm will be planted at the Sophienburg Museum Friday at 10 The growing tree and a new plaque will commemorate the revered elm grove where Rev Ervendberg held New Braunfels first church services and Herman Seele taught the first school classes 150 years ago Local school children donated mon ey to help fund the bronze plaque and tree said Barren Schlameus cochair of the Sesquicentennial Seele Elm Committee Clyde Blackman director of the Sophienburg Museum also chairs the committee We wanted the children to put in their two cents worth for this Sesqui centennial Schlameus said The largest donor by far was Seele he said Fridays event includes music and refreshments provided by the New Braunfels Retired Teachers Associa tion Herb Skoog will serve as emcee and descendants of the Ervendberg and Seele families will join in the festivities The public is cordially invited to the ceremony said Bobbie Purdum chair of the New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce Sesquicentennial Com mission Historical Division the spon sor ofFridays event Another plaque will be set in the middle of Coll Street where the her alded Seele elm tree was nurtured for years That tree was cut down in 1955 and preserved at the Sophien burg Museum The New Braunfels City Council resolved That the site of the original school be marked by a metal disc marker flush with the said an article in the July 15 1955 ZeitungChronicle 1 think it was just a promise between the city and the Sophienburg Schlameus said That promise will be fulfilled Fri day 40 years later Quoz Has your mother sold her mangle Slang through the ages bee page 4 ;