New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, April 23, 1996, Page 2

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April 23, 1996

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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 23, 1996, New Braunfels, Texas 2 a HerakJ-Zeitung J Tuesday, April 23,1996 Obituaries BnMlit Stoinbach Emelie Steinbach of New Braunfels died Sunday, April 21,1996, at McKenna Memorial Hospital at the age of 75. Graveside services will be Wednesday, April 24, 19%, at 11 a.m. at the Guadalupe Valley Memorial Park with the Rev. Rick r Bartlett officiating. Visitation will I be held on Tuesday from IO arn to J 9 p.m. at Doeppenschmidt Funeral • Home. Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home Charta E. Neeley Charles E. “Gene” Neeley, age 66, of New Braunfels, died Sunday, April 21, 1996, at his residence. Funeral service will be held Thursday at IO arn at the Zoeller Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Don 'Somerville officiating. Interment to follow at the Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery. Visitation begins Wednesday at 3 p.m. and continues until service time Thursday. Memo-rials may be made to either Hospice "New Braunfels, the American Cancer Society or to the charity of one's ■choice. FUNERAL HOME Lakefest ’96 tourney registration Horald-Zeitung Publisher David Suttons presents Susan Phillips with a $1,000 donation tor the first-ever New Braunfels Herald-Zeltung 5-K Run/Walk and kids' run, scheduled for May 4 at 8:30 am. If you are a runner or a walker, lover Of horseshoes, bass fisherman, golf afficionado or tennis buff, Lakefest ’% is for you! Not to mention the cajun crawfish feast and barbecue, auction and dance, with music by Friends in Harmony from 4 to 7 pm and Cross Country af 8 pm It's an all-day event for the whole family, Saturday, May 4 at the Dam Red Bam at the Canyon Dam out at Canyon Lake. All proceeds go to the Comal County Chapters of MHMR and Habitat for Humanity. The Herald-Zeitung Lakefest ’% 5-K (3.1 mile) Run/Walk and kids’ run begin at 8:30 a.m. There will be an Elite Run at 8:30 featuring the fastest runners in the Southwest, with the regular Run and Walk beginning at 9 am. The kids races begin at 9:45 am. Each registrant gets a fun surprise! Call Race Director Susan Phillips at 609-5030 or go by Comprehensive Fitness to register and pick up your packet beginning Monday, April 22. Registration is $12 early or $15 on race morning. ■ The Horseshoe Tournament registration if from IO am. to noon that day, $5 par player, winner taking die pot! Men's and Women's Singles with mixed play. Call 6204221 or 935-2626 for information on the Horseshoes. Thane will be Aits Sc Crafts as well at die Dam Red Bam. ■ The Bass Tournament begins at dawn May 4 at Hwy. 306 at the Jacobs Creek Park entrance, Canyon Lake. Two per team, $60 to fish, $10 into the bass pot for each team with die biggest jComal Park opens with new look DAVID DEKUNDER Staff Writer CANYON LAKE — After a year and a half of renovations and improvements, Comal Park will be ready by the first week of May to open to visitors, tourists and families alike. The parte has been closed since January 1995 for die repairs and improvements. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will change the park from a multi-use one to a day-use park only. The change was made to accommodate families, Canyon Lake Reservoir Manager Jerry Brite said. “We converted Comal Park to a day-use park for several reasons,” Brite said. “First, we were having problems with unruly crowds and rowdiness. A lot of these acts were going on among die mid teen to mid 30’s age group, usually single adults, who are our primary users. We had a lot of alcoholic abuse and some drug abuse, which contributed to fighting.” Brite said Comal Park is die most popular park on the lake because of its beach area and it is one of the Closest to San Antonio. Brite said the Corps of Engineers is not trying to scare die mid teen to mid 30 age group from going to Comal Park, it is just trying to make it safer to bring families back to die park. “We aren’t trying to target or eliminate these (mid teen-mid 30’s age group) users, we are just trying to accommodate than in a safe manner,” Brite said. “We are going to do this by eliminating overnight camping and closing the park by dark... Our objective is to restore order so that the park is acceptable for family use.” For the past 16 months, contractors, landscapers and laborers have been making these improvements: redoing the road network in the park, constructing a new gate house (entrance), expanding the swim- We will eliminate the continuous loop cruising effect ... This will reduce traffic (on the roads) and increase safety.’ — Jerry Brite _Canyon Lake Reservoir manager ming beach area, paving a new parking lot near the beach, making the rest rooms better, putting up a rinse shower, putting up fences, fixing up pipes, installing    Corps' ^strict offices in both Behen Mid Fort Worth. A strip of land will separate the beach from the parking lot. Originally, the parking lot was at the beach, and Brite said this move was made so that families could enjoy the beach better. “The problem we had was people were driving up there and putting their music boxes on their cars,” Brite said. We want to get people away from the parking lot and put diem near die lake and the swimming area. We are not allowing loitering in parking lot area. If we see anybody loitering, they will be asked to go to the picnic sites, the beach or leave the area.We don't want crowds in the parking lot were you will have a lot of cars and pedestrians.” In next several years, Brite said he hopes the Corps will be able to put in volleyball courts, a softball field and a concrete basketball court when funding becomes available. Brite said plans for the rehabilitation of Comal Park were made in the summer of 1994 with the a new informational sign system and making trails; placing picnic tables, installing safety features and gate controls, adding parking spaces, and making toilets aid showers ADA (American with Disabilities Act) accessible. “You will see a change in the road network,” Brite said. “We will eliminate die continuous loop “cruising” effect and make the road branch into specific areas. This will reduce traffic (on the roads) and increase safety.” ‘TUteitty-four lakes in the Fort Worth district assisted us in rehabilitating Comal Park,” Brite said. “Some of them gave us from the low side of $10,000 while others contributed as high as $ 100,000.1 give credit to the lakes because they gave up some of their annual operational funds to contribute to the rehabilitation of Comal Park." The boat ramps will still be open in the park for $2 per boat per day. Day user fees will be $1 per person and $3 for three people and up. Texas Today Morata Says WW# Repaying Loan; Amount Of Debt SIHI I Inflater S HOUSTON (AP) — Democratic U.S. Senate nominee Victor Morales says his wife must only pay $9,000 of hor long outstanding college scholarship grant, although documents he showed reporters indicated she still (owes $27,000. • Morales could not explain die discrepancies in the amounts his wife, Parti, owes the Indian Health Service. He told the Houston Chronicle on Monday that the only payment the federal government now wants is $9,000. “We have a clear conscience,” Morales said in Austin. “They're now saying... this is the fee. This is what you owe the United States government, and we say that’s what’s fair.” Dani Morales has refused for 15 years to repay the money because she and her husband have claimed she was being overcharged. It became a public issue during a runoff for the Democratic nomination when U.S. Rep. John Bryant called Morales an unfit Senate candidate because of the outstanding debt Mrs. Morales took the money from the Indian Health Service with the agreement she would work on an Indian reservation after graduation. Cat Restraint Provision Mtetets Stiff Opposition FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The Fort Worth City Council is trying to do something about a growing feline population, but hundreds of residents have called in to complain that a “cat leash law” would be a cat-astro-phe. The council was scheduled to vote on the proposal today, but one councilman said he hasn’t seen much support for a measure calling for the restraint of cats. “The rekction of my colleagues seems tribe ‘This is stupid* to 'It ain’t going to work,”' councilman Chuck Silcox said. Calls to his office were runninf 3-to-l against the provision, he said. Councilman Jim Lane said he received more than IOO calls from opponents of the measure. City health officials said the proposal has been misunderstood. They said it requires cats to be confined to their owners’ property and is not meant to force cats to be on a leash at all times. Pasadena Dobite Scholars Bring Home National THI#; Ninth For Texas PASADENA, Texas (AP) — J. Frank Dobie High School has snared its second national Academic Decathlon title — despite having no formal program. The sheer dedication of a handful of students propelled the Pasadena school into the highstakes competition held in Atlanta over the weekend. “This is the culmination of a profound amount of work,” said team member Jeff Dorough. “It paid off in the end. It’s fantastic.” The Dobie team, composed of nine members from grades nine through 12, was selected last year and trained only after school. Dobie has no official Academic Decathlon program. Dobie scholars representing Texas swept 28 individual awards while edging a team from El Camino Real High School in Woodland Hills, Calif., for the national title. We’re Making Sure There Is Life After High School. Every year, Nationwide agents go back to high school to get students involved in the Nationwide Insurance Prom Promise. A program that gives Iuds the chance to commit to a life free from alcohol and other drug>. Especially on Prom Night Which means we’re able to provide high school students with valuable information about alcohol and other drugs. The kind of information they need to make healthy decisions. We’re proud of every student who makes the Prom Promise pledge. And proud of the schools and communities that show enough support to make such a program. Nationwide agent Dave Howell is proud to sponsor Canyon High School and New Braunfels High School in the “Prom Promise” program Nation**!** « * H*gist*(*d Fad** S*>wc* Mark at Hatton wk)* Mutual Inturanc* Company Everyone Qualifies! Ifs the Law! NO CREDIT NEEDED! Alto known as Debt Consolidation or Wage Earner Plan. Examples (Unsecured debts) Free Visit $4,500 Taxes............................................................................$100    per    month $5,000 Student Loans..............................................................$120    per    month $50,000 Bills (Credit cards, etc.)............................................$160    per    month (Blad on Income fit Budget) • PAST DUE AUTO LOANS* BACK TAXES* BACK HOUSE PAYMENTS * CHILD SUPPORT • MEDICAL BILLS JULL CAN mm INCLUEMD! / Free Call fish winning the pot! Call Shorty Sutton at 964-4038 day or 899-7608 eve. ■ The Golf Tournament has some great prizes such as a Coleman Boat or a new vehicle donated by the New Braunfels New Car Dealer Association. It is a four-person Florida Scramble with a $50 entry fee with play beginning at 2 p.m. at the Canyon Like Golf and Country Club. To sponsor a tee or sign up call die Canyon Lake Chamber of Commerce at 964-2223. ■ The Tennis Tournament will be Sunday, May 5 at TBM beginning at 2:30 p.m. The entry fee is $20 with a change partners in round robin format, mixed doubles change partners 3.5+. Call Leland Cox at 629-7525 to sign up Forms are available at Kwik-Kopy in New Braunfels for all of these tournaments or call Susan Phillips, EVENTS! at (210) 609-5030. <• (.V-r'J Co ( tither V Ut'()()(I ( J I /T7/Y/C Y >A presents Gardening the Organic Way April 27 (a) I f>ni (.ll I HOOKS AV All VHI I WALNUT 6 629-6400 III 35 and Walnut Ave. Celtic Pride PG" Sal-Siir Bi" PRIMAL* FEAR Hoe-ltor i^54?35| KH. i aho CM' iw ^^^FrlSatfyr — Mon-Thur 1:00 *001 SHO 5:00 7:051 log 7:059:05    945 Mrs    w    SsN-Sss. Winterbourne 4:55740 4:55 740 \ 9:15    9:15 Sgt. Bilko IU hi. Sat-Sar Mostt* 1:10*101 5:107:30 5:10 740| 945    945 Fear, JL&f rn BRAUNTEX 625-441 1 290 VV. 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