New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, February 16, 1996, Page 3

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

February 16, 1996

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 16, 1996, New Braunfels, Texas Texas Briefs 250 Attend Auction to Raise Funds for Troubled Trail Boss FORT WORTH Texas AP An Oklahoma man was among those at a fundraiser for the trail boss of last years Great American Cattle Drive even though he says James Bud McCasland still owes him in back pay and a bonus he promised him Will Miltimore who was hired as a cowboy to help drive a herd of 250 longhorn steers from Fort Worth to Miles City drove in from Ard more to attend the benefit Thursday night in the Stockyards Cowtown Coliseum I want him to make enough to pay what he owes Miltimore told the Fort Worth StarTelegram So it was that admirers and sworn enemies alike made up the 250 people who paid apiece and then partici pated in an auction whose proceeds were for a fund to help keep McCasland out of jail Organizers had said it would take to cover bad checks written by McCasland the drives boss 169 Group Plans Public Relations Campaign INDIANAPOLIS AP An Indi ana group backing the proposed exten sion of Interstate 69 to the Mexico bor der thinks the project needs a little good press The Voices of 169 announced Thursday that it will launch a year long public relations campaign to win popular backing for the project which faces strong opposition from environ mentalists Our main concern in life presently is to make sure the extension of this highway is finally Jim Newland executive director of the Interstate Highway Coalition said at a Statehouse news conference The campaign will include televi jgion and radio advertising town meet ings and mailings to businesses and organizations Organizers said once people learn all of the facts about the extension there should be little opposition to the project which is still in the planning stages Panhandle Cattle Industry Pins Hopes on New Committee AMARILLO Texas AP Feed yard operators in the Texas Panhandle are hoping that a new committee can clarify how the nations megameat packers do business The committees 21 members include Amarillo grain merchant Ed Laur and Phil Weaver of Fort Worth vice president for agricultural com modities for Burlington Northern San ta Fe Railroad The chairman is Dan Padberg who retired last year from the department of agriculture economics at Texas University and now lives in Florida Agriculture Secretary Dan Glickmaft on Wednesday announced that the panel will look at whether the dwindling number of companies that buy and slaughter livestock poses a threat to the livelihood of ranchers and independent farmers It is an issue of tremendous concern to all producers in the cattle said Burt Rutherford spokesman for the Texas Cattle Feeders Association in Amarillo Getting your arms around it is not an easy Bush Urges Board to Approve Not SocondQuess Charters AUSTIN AP Gov George W Bush is pushing the State Board of Education to approve the first applica tions it has received for charter schools a key part of the education overhaul he championed to loosen state control Now is not the time to second guess Now is the time to be bold to encourage creativity we fought so hard Bush who had not reviewed the eight applications from around Texas told the board Thursday We may not always agree with what communities are trying to do But Senate Bill 1 the education over haul said they could try new ways And ladies and gentlemen we must let he said The education board is scheduled to vote today on the socalled open enrollment charter schools which would operate independently of school districts and may enroll students regardless of district lines The openenrollment charters are separate from campus charters which may be granted by school boards Immigration Agencies Long Term Plans to Focus on Deterrence EL PASO Texas AP Deter rence will be the unifying rule for future strategies to counter illegal immigration even though actual tactics may differ greatly the nations top immigration official says The tone has already been set by the Border Patrols Rio Grande blockade formally dubbed Operation Hold The Line although that approach isnt necessarily expected to be dupli cated elsewhere said Immigration and Naturalization Service Commissioner Doris Meissner The longterm trends arc very much exemplified by the Hold The Line she said What were look ing for across the border is preven Meissner made her comments Thursday during the Texas leg of a fiveday tour of the border She attend ed a morning briefing in El Paso and held a news conference in Austin She was scheduled to be in Brownsville today Bush says Gramm still a winner despite campaigns failure Stammtisch AUSTIN AP Phil Gramm has work to do in Texas Gov George W Bush says But the GOP governor who had backed Gramms failed pres idential bid said hes confident Gramm will win reelection to the Senate Hes going to come back ready to hes going to work Bush said Thursday He understands that hes got work to do in Texas and hell do it People want you to ask for the vote Phil Gramm knows that better than anybody Hes a great campaign er He loves to ask for the He is a ferocious candidate and he will Bush said Texas Democrats hoping to wrest away the Senate seat suggest Gramm is vulnerable Among other arguments they say people didnt like him running simul taneously for president and reelec tion They also point to Senate votes he missed during his presidential cam paign and note that he spent millions on his failed bid for higher office Gramm quit the GOP presidential race Wednesday after coming in fifth in the Iowa caucuses Monday and los ing to rival Pat Buchanan in Louisiana the week before Bush said he didnt think Gramms drubbing in the presidential race will hurt his Senate effort As for whether hell pick another presidential favorite Bush said he hasnt decided Im holding my powder dry Im waiting til I see the whites of their he quipped I want to hear what they have to say to our state and Ill make up my mind Delegaterich Texas is expected to become a political battleground for the GOP now that Gramm is out of the presidential picture Bush said he eagerly anticipates the campaigning People are going to come to our state and I look forward to it Its one thing to campaign in Iowa and New Hampshire I look forward to what they have to say in lie said Texas other senator KayBai ley Hutchison hasnt endorsed anoth er candidate although indications were that Mrs Hutchison would endorse frontrunner Bob Dole with whom she has a good working relationship in the Senate Dart league starting New Braunfels area electronic dart league is starting If you are interested in playing call Kelli or John at 606 3423 or Ron Gonzalez at Solms City Limits 6060277 Attention winter Texans McKenna Memorial Hospital Aux iliary welcomes winter Texans to New Braunfels and invites them to volunteer at McKenna Memorial Hospital Call Tim Brierty at 6069 111 ext 440 Line dances Looking for a hall to enjoy all those line dances that you learned in the past couple of years The Hill Country Line Dancers has the Place starting March 3 at the Senior Citizens Center every Sunday from 3 to 5 Cost is U Get some mulch ing free mulch to residents Just go to Cypress Bend Park between 8 and dusk and pick up the free mulch Mulch provides a nice aesthetic cover for flower beds and hedges andholds more moisture in the ground Mulch also decomposes into an excellent fer tilizer For information call 6082160 Logo contest Youth ArtBeat committee is looking for a logo to symbolize the event The winning entry will be used on Tshirts programs and posters Students may use up to three colors in their designs for printing purposes black is consid ered a color The theme this year is Alive with Designs should be submitted through school art teachers or to the Main Street Office Municipal Buildine 424 S Castell New Braunfels Deadline is Friday March 1 For information call 6082100 Program guide available The City of New Braunfels Parks and Recreation Department now has available free copes of the 1996 Pro gram Guide The guide contains infor mation about the citys recreational facilities and upcoming programs and events Stop by the City Municipal Building at 424 S Castell Ave the Parks Office at 1 10 Golf Course Road or the Landa Recreation Center in Lan da Park to pick up a copy Barbecue dinner Tickets are now on sale for the Black heritage Society and Greater Hispanic Chamber of Commerce barbecue din ner to be held Saturday Feb 24 frprn manimilatives of anv kind For more information call Margaret Adams at 6206204 or Nathan Millett at 625 4150 All art work is due Feb 16 Please send all projects to Texas Com merce Bank Mrs Taylor Tax assistance volunteers provide tax preparation assistance to senior citi zens and others on a first come first served basis This is a free service Bring your W2 and 1 099 forms work and last years tax return Works sites are the Dittlinger Library Wednesday from 10 to 2 and Saturday from 10 to 2 and at the Senior Citizens Center Tuesday and Thursday from 1 to 5 and Saturday from 9 to 1 Mardi Gras celebration Tickets are and can be purchased at Bayseas or by calling Sylvia Sanchez at 6259213 Margaret Adams at 625 6402 or Nathan Millett at 6254150 This is a Black Heritage Month activ ity and all proceeds will go toward scholarships Art contest The Black Heritage Society of Comal County will host its second annual art contest in observance of Black Heritage Month The contest is open to all students of NBISD PreK to grade 12 Drawings may include any famous blacks such as Barbara Jor dan Martin Luther King Michael Jackson Malcolm X Clarence Thomas and Harriet Tubman Students may use 22x22 poster board paint colors water colors and l 11 MarduGras celebration and dance Friday Feb 16 from 8 to midnight There will be merry revelers in costumes from around the world amid balloons glitter and colorful streamers There will be five prizes for best costumes although costumes are not required to attend Music for dancing by the Seven Dutch men Proceeds benefit the German American Scholarship Fund Tickets are on sale for at the Chamber of Commerce Henne Hardware New Braunfels Juwelier Centex Office Cen ter and Old Town Inn Tickets will be at the door Bring your own bot tle Beer and setups for sale For information call Helgard Suhr at 625 6330 or Pearly Sowell at 6255288 All you can eat The Fischer Store School Commu nity Center offers all you can eat chili tamales beans drink and dessert from 5 to 7 Feb 17 Adults Children under 12 For more information call 9352625 Countrywestern dance The American Legion in Seguin will have a countrywestern dance open to the public Feb 17 from 8 to mid night featuring Carl Jaks Reserva tions call 3791079 Garage sale Cub Pack 380 will hold a garage sale Feb 17 from 8 to 4 at the corner of FM 306 and Cadillac Canyon in Canyon Lake Those wishing to donate items for the sale may contact Rusty Smith at 9643262 or Greg Wal ters at 9052124 t Lunch and bridge A luncheon and bridge benefit open to ladies in and around San Marcos will be held on the 11th floor of the Kellam Building Feb 17 This event was scheduled for Feb 3 but was post poned due to bad weather The donation includes a social hour at 11 lunch at noon and bridge begin ning at three rounds of six Those who want may bring their own partner The event benefits scholarships for SWT students Call 512 2452396 for reservations Heart month event February is National Heart Month and Kirkwood Manor is sponsoring a program put on by the American Heart Association Guest speaker will be Andy Davis director of patient educa tion at McKenna Hospital Program will be held in the living room at Kirk wood Manor Tuesday Feb 20 at American history and tea The Captain James Jack Chapter Daughters of the American Revolu tion will hold its annual Tea Honoring American History students and Good Citizens at the Education Building 430 W Mill Feb 21 at Prior to the meeting there will be a social Hostesses Nancy Krueger Natalie Shakelford Mary Zimmerman 1 I Bayonne Gowan Vicki Gann flo rence Carey and Carmen Butts Prospective members and guests invit ed Membership brunch The Canyon Lake Republican Women will celebrate their anrtaal membership brunch at Guadalupe Val ley Telephone Coop at 11 Feb 21 Jan Kennady will be the guejst speaker A meal will be served For information call Vi Duncan at 364 4044 GOP forum The public is invited to the primary candidates forum sponsored by the New Braunfels Republican Women on Feb 22 from 7 to 9 in the board room at the NBISD Adminis tration Building All Republican can didates will be invited to speak and answer questions Call 6290388 The Grand Opening of Papa Johns Pizza on S Wainut Street will be held NEXT FRIDAY February 23 Due to an advertisers error the previously announced date was incorrect The Deals are Better j Becker 1993 Dodge Dynasty 6 Tilt Cruise Cassette Airbag White Miles Was Becker Motor Company 547 S Sequin New Bra 11 nieIs Tx 6063463 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true manufacturers outlets and racks and tables of namebrand merchandise at clearance prices And while youre here check out great stores like LeCreuset Famous Footwear and Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory Dont miss this incredible Sidewalk Sale at New Braunfels Factory Stores this weekend Theres something for everyone Center Hours Won Sot 9 am 9 pm Sun 10 am 6 pm On IH 35 ot Exit 188 Only 30 minutes from Downtown San Antonio For more information call MEW BRAUNFEUS FACTORY STORES A Charter Oak ftjrtnec Ptopptty ;