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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 14, 1996, New Braunfels, Texas                                fti 10 s who in the city See the of Women Voters Flection Guide insult fh Letters Sports Birthday wishes from The New Braunfels Herald Zeitung extends the following birthday wishes to Robin Brittany Moyor Jonathan Afcon Raabo Prmnor ono Chariot Rlckard sovon Donald Hill Ramlro Ayala 40 Ramona Lopos and Brian Onnonda Happy anniversary wish as to Nancy and Doyto Brlnkkootor Rosa and Claronco Schwanloso 50 yoars and Inoz and Cocll Fortsoh 55 years The Time of Your Life Awardwinning talent takes to the New Braunfels High School stage Thursday April 18 when the NBHS actors perform The Time of Your a oneact play that takes place in 1939 on the San Francisco waterfront The students took the play to University Interscholastic League competition where they advanced through zone and were named as the alternate to go on to regionals As they pro gressed the NBHS thespians allstar cast and crew awards TheplQy is directed by ttheater teacher Kathy Stockstill and speech and English teacher David Mooney The public will get its chance to see this entertain ing by William Saroyan on Thursday at 7 in the NBHS Cafetorium Admission will not be charged although donations be welcome Project Graduation meeting Monday The next meeting of the Canyon High Project Gradua tion Committee will take place on April 15 at the commons area of Canyon High School For more infor mation call Luanne Schuetze at 6519505 Republican women to meet The New Braunfels Republi can Women will meet Mon day April 15 at noon at Cap parellis Restaurant Jack Har ris executive director of Com munities in Schools will speak about the StayinSchool Pro Flag retirement ceremony American Legion Post and Auxiliary will hold a flag retirement ceremony Tues day April 16 at at Sts Peter and Paul Church Public invited For information call 6291252 Optimist Club to meet at Omas Haus The New Braunfels Optimist Club will meet at Tuesday April 16 at Omas Haus restaurant Speaker will be Susan Williams director of the Childrens Museum The winning numbers Lotto Toxas Est million jackpot LOTTERY H Unabomber man ities hat he is the serial bomber law enforcement sources Press on Friday oh cortditidn of aikmyrnity said FBI agents have been scouring Kuczynskis remote News and World Report Sid agerrts told t the shack all Week hying to build their case that tlteforftiw magazine die indeed the original version math professor is the elusive terrorist whose attacks arid was prepared on one oftfiree typewriters rctrtdved spanned 18 years They found the die Livestock J Show results See special tawoMsettion New Braunfels 410 M016 187 v SOWEST rilCROPUBLISHING 2627 E YANDELL DR EL PASO TX 79903 1 s 60 Pages In four sections Sunday April Serving Comal more than 144 years Home of Jit Plan to cut Farmers would be paid not to irrigate By DEMISE DZIUK Staff Writer Fireman on a hot tin roof v HeralctZeitung photo by MICHAEL No one was injured and no serious damage resulted after a fire at a house behind Monterrey Cafe Friday after Firefighters extinguished the blaze in about 15 minutes Capt Wayne Rousseau of the New Braunfels Fire Department said the malfunction of electrical wires In the ceiling may have caused the fire in the addition of the r Most of the damage occurred in a twosquarefoot area in the roof Rousseau said The Edwards Underground Water District has a plan to reduce the amount of Edwards Aquifer water used for irriga tion but the plan will not be used this year even if the drought continues because there is no money to implement the plan Rick Illgner General Man ager for the Edwards Under ground Water District told the districts board of directors Tuesday that meetings have been held withthe viduals who would be involved in the DryYear Option Pro gram to explain it to them The program would establish a con tract in which entities or indi viduals could pay producers not to farm This would cut down oh the amount of water used for crop irrigation The good news was every one thought it was a plan that should be pursued in some fash said Illgner However Illgner said there is a problem with funding the pro gram at this time He said the entities including New Braun fels Utilities were very inter ested in the program but did not have the funds to partici pate at this time He also said there were ques tions raised about what the money was actually buying He said some potential buyers ques tioned what happens if they are the only one contributing mon ey while others are benefiting from it They just felt that was frp addressed in the short runaritf the long said Illgner The board agreed that the pro gram needs to be compared to similar programs to see what work Board Chairman Hans Holland said the board also needs to decide What role the district will play in the program He said this program may be a beneficial way to spend any money collected from pumping fees if they are start tomorrow in first New Braunfels mayor t New voting districts go into effect By MELANIE GERIK and DEMISE DZIUK Staff Writers New Braunfels residents will have their first chance to vote for mayor and two redrawn district seats Monday when early voting for the May 4 city elections begins This is the first time in New Braunfels history that the mayor will be elected at large Voters decided in May 1993 they wanted to elect their maypr but not on the char ter amendment until last year Laws require at least a twoyeaf gap to place charteramendments on the ballot Voters can cast their baljots for Kennady a city councilrnember 1 fqr three years or businesswoman Cheryl Scott The election also signifies the end of atlarge council seats The redrawn lines were approved by the council in January Although the elections for all the redrawn districts will not be com plete until 1998 the overlap of the new and old districts will not cause any part of the city to be unrepre sented District yellow District 2 is pink District 3 Is green District 4 is blue 5 purple and District 6 is orange Each citizen will have a coun cilmember and mayor to represent said Jacqueline Cullom city attorney Real estate appraiser Jim Hendricks and businesswoman Cathy Talcott are competing for the District S position In District 6 child care owner Mary Lpu Erben faces Juliet Watson a Cornal Independent School District diagnostician Early voting continues until April 30 in Room 306 of the Comal County Courthouse Annex Early voting for the Comal Independent School District board of trustees election for singlemember districts 3 and 4 is also April 15 through April 30 Scott Watson and Lois Duggan are running in District 3 and Rex Doug Nail Jr and Thomas Bruce are running in District 4 Polling locations for early voting are Comal Elementary Bulverde Elementary Bill Brown Elementary Mountain Valley Elementary and the Comal County Courthouse The locations will be open Monday through Friday from 8 to 5 and patrons in the districts having elections can vote at any location Hailey to speak at Civic Center The New flraunfels Breakfast Lions club will sponsor and treat the approxi mately 800 graduating seniors of New Braunfels High School Canyon High School and Smithson Valley High School to a powerpacked morning with nationally acclaimed speaker and trainer Walter Hailey Walter Hailey master moti vator and founder of the Power of Persuasion Boot Camp will exhort the graduating seniors to think positively about their future whether they are going on to college or immediately entering the work force He will provide tips to the students on forming positive attitudes about work career and family This will help them pre pare for the future and hopeful ly be instrumental in their daily lives Another significant part of this event is the presentation of the Walter Hailey Award to each of the three schools Teacher of the The three teachers were selected by the students of each school The 1996 Senior SendOff will be held at the New Braunfels Civic Center on Tuesday April 16 from to Remember victims of the Holocaust on Monday See Opinion Page 4   

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