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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 18, 1996, New Braunfels, Texas                                bounty Courthouse EL PASO TI jlq fteges In ohe section Tuesday June f 1 Serving Comal riKtl sUffouhdlnQ 144 years aTHome EL PASO TX 79908 KPnrSTALLUNA Inside Market SLimmtisch ttw HmldZettung The New Braunfels Herald Zeittmg extends birthday wishes to Krystal Luna 11 years belat Tare and Tyra Schroeder and Nancy Finder Happy anniversary wishes to Archie and Elrine Schmidt 46 years and Mr and Mrs Ray mond Camareno Sr 33 to have a birthday or anhiver Pollen Count Not available N A Oak NA NA NA Elm NA Pollen measured In parts per cubic meter of air Information provided by Dr Frank River Information Comal River cubic feet per sec ond down 5 cfs from yesterday Edwards Aquifer Panther Canyon Well feet above sea level down 06 from Wednesday Canyon Dam discharge 75 cfs Canyon Lake Inflow 27 cfs Canyon Lake level feet above sea level Below conservation Utilities NBU reports pumping million gal lons of surface water and million Unitarians to hear speaker on Jim Crow The Unitarian Universalists wjllhave Margaret Adams dpeak oh her experiences of 75 years growing up black in be at 7 plnfi vVddnesday at Faith United Church of Christ 907 N Loop 337 Pub lic invited Barbecue and conceit slated The Hill Country Chorus will present a concert at the Gomal County Senior Citizens Center Tuesday A barbecue dinner will be served at and the concert will start at Tickets are and the money will go to the centers expansion project Circus Is coming The circus is coming to New Braunfels with one per formance at the Rodeo Arena sponsored by the Comal County Sheriffs Posse The performance is at Friday Tickets will be sold the day of the performance at the Rodeo Arena box office VFW Post to meet George A Garcia VFW Post and Ladies Auxiliary Will meet tonight at American Legion Post W Coll St Officers meet at 7 Regular meeting at Rummage sale The First Protestant Church Youth will sponsor a rummage sale to benefit its 1997 mis sion trip The sale will be held Saturday from 8 to 1 at the Family Life Center 172 W Coll St in New Braunfels You may make donations to the sale all this week by drop ping off your items at the Seele Parish Hall basement A ramped entrance is located on the Gastell Street side of the building at Coll Street For information call Jerald Schroeder at Correction Due to incorrect information papert a Stammtisch item on Page 1 of the Sunday June 16 Zeitung incorrectly stated that the circus performance Friday at the rodeo will be The Shrine Circus water By DAVID DEKUNDER StaffWrlfef Because of rising water use and declining flows of Comal Springs New Braunfels city officials announced tighter water restrictions Monday Under the tougher whicH go into effect Wednesday afternoon landscape Watering With sprinklers is restricted to certain days and waste of water is prohibited Anyone found wasting water will face fines up to a day for each Figures from New Braunfels Utilities indicate thi average weekly Water use went up to million gallons a day last Week The spring flow at Comal Springs went below 125 cubic feet per second last week Washing cars isstill allowed just as long as it does not lead to the wast ing of water New Braunfels City Man ager Mike Shands said can wash your car at any time any day of the week just as long as you do it with a bucket and a hand held hoSe with a cutoff Shands said Because the only time you will be using water is when you are depressing the nozzle to rinse the Shands said charitable and personal car washes are allowed as long as the water does not drain into a street a ditch or gutter Shands suggested that people wash their cars on their lawns to comply with the ordinance Under the new tighter restrictions landscape watering with sprinklers is now prohibited between 9 Houses and properties with an odd numbered address can watet with klers on Mondays Wednesdays and Saturdays while those with evennum bers can Water on Tuesdays Thurs days and Sundays You can water your lawn any time you want if you use a bucket a hand held hose with a nozzle and drip irri gation Shands said Ttiecity will be monitoring the water conditidns at the beginning of each week and determine whether or not the rieWly imposed tighter restric tions will have to remain in place water Mondays Wednwdaysand Saturdays Evennumbered addrtroses may water Tuesdays Thursdays add Sundays 1 No use of sprin Were between 9 i and 7 You may use a bucket drip irriga tton system or handheld nose with cr HtraldZeiiung photo by MICHAEL DARNALL Landa Park where Margaret would play In the days when blacks were not allowed in the park REMEMBERING THE PAST Margaret Adams has seen the times change By ABE LEVY Staff Writer Margaret Adams can still smell the apple strudel German potato salad tortillas andgrandmas beans waning in the air at her former home at 193 Austin Street The food was courtesy of her five German and three MexicanAmerican girlfriends who formed a rare mul ticultural pack of afterschool adven turers After romping through the neigh borhood the little sorority of 6and 7 yearolds would share an ethnic food from their homes to feast upon We ate on the ground Grandpa would spread out the tarpaulin and wed eat it I think we ate more dirt than we did food but we had a fun time I hope they didnt forget me because I didnt forget To top off the ritual the girls would steal beer from her grandfathers home brewery and bury the empty bottles under the house Turn to Adams Pagei 3 U adopts budget unan By DENISE DZ1UK Staff Writer The board of trustees for the New Braunfels Independent School District approved a budget Monday night that calls for an increase in spending but a decrease in the tax rate Its never what everyone feels they heed but this is a conservative com munity and this is a conservative bud said Superintendent Charles Bradberry Its enough to keep us going in the direction weve been mov rLohnie Curtis assistant superinten dent of finance said the budget was based on an average daily attendance of students an increase of about 269 from the 199596 school year The budget calls for a increase in spending for a budget However Curtis said million of the increase is from a bookkeeping change This is the first year the state contribution to the teachers pension fund shows up in the budget The majority of the million in revenue comes from local and state sources Curtis said the tax rate will generate approximately mil lion Only percent of the revenue conies from the federal government If you add up all the state and all the local youll come up very close to each other at just a fraction under 48 said Curtis The rest comes from federal The board unanimously approved Last year The average home had a taxable value of and the NBISD tax rate was per of valuation for a total school tax bill of This year The average home in the district has a taxable value of and the tax rate is school tax bill of an Increase of from last year the budget which included extending teachers contracts from 183 days to 185 days a 4 percent pay increase for the average teacher and a onetime raise for some teachers to bring them up to the state miniihum The board also approved the and adopted the 199596 tax rolls Taxes will be payable on July 1 and become delinquent on July 31 budgeting process looks sim ple but its said board president Leo Chafin I think we came up with a good understandable feasible bud Board members pointed out the long process involved in preparing the bud get and thanked everyone for their hardwork I just think we need to pat the prin cipals and teachers on the back because what we started with and what we have now are different Theres a big said board member Anne Miller MetpJdZeltuna photo by MICHAEL DARNALL Lobbying trip Two but loads full of New Braunfels residents headed to Austin for a hearing of the Texas Transportation Commission this morning The group attended the meeting to argue for funding to expand Interstate 35 to three lanes In each direction through New Braunfels Juneteenth celebration packs them in CBeks to host fundraiser for Lake Dunlap VFD The Lake Dunlap Volunteer Fire Pepaitment will hold a fondraiser for a new fib truck Saturday at CBeks Pub 121 E Zipp Road in New Braun fels A horseshoe tournament will start at 2 Thefg is a entry fee for each twoman team A barbecue supper will be served starting at 4 with adult plates for and childs plates for A pool tournament will be held at 6 with a per person entry fee A raffle drawing will be held at 7 There will also be darts music and refreshments throughout the day For more information call 6251116 By DENISE DZIUK and DAVID DEKUNDER Staff Writers Hundreds of people turned out for the annual Juneteenth celebration held this weekend and organizers are call local June teepth observance yet i Niathan Miilett Presidentof the Black Heritage Society said Satur days celebration which was organized by the Black Heritage Society kicked off with a barbecue dinner He said they were overwhelmed by the number of people who turned out for plates was a big event We put out a lot of dinners and served until 5 Millettv The dinner was followed by a talent show the crowning of Miss Juneteenth and the presentation of the two Out standing Black Heritage Members of the Year Mayor Jan Kennady assisted with the judging and presentations Millet said that was very Millett said the event which has been held every year since 1986 has grown in size This years was the largest yet with 200 attending the dance and 600 getting barbecue plates It was a lot bigger and was the largest said Millett The com munity was very supportive All the businesses Millett said the money raised from the event goes toward the Ella Wilson Memorial Scholarship He added that HeraldZeitung photo by MICHAEL DARNALU Tamala Mannle Is crowned Juneteenth Senior Queen by Mayor Jan Kennady at the Juneteenth celebration at the Senior Citizens Center Saturday night i next years celebration is expected to sujpass this years Tamala Mannie 15 was crowned Juneteenth Senior Queen Mannie ded icated her winning the crown to her late aunt am very proud and I won it in honor of my Aunt Ella Man nje said She died in February and was really into black For her talent show routine Man nie danced with her best friend Hariet May May is used to dancing since she is a member of the New Braunfejs High School Monoceras dance team Mannie will be a sophomore at NBHS this fall Mannie and her fellow contestants raised more than for the Black Heritage Society of Comal County Other court contestants were Shauna Sargent Senior Princess Tiffany Green Junior Queen and Katasa Cajr son Junior Princess For subscription or advertising information call the HeraldZeitung at 6259144   

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