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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 7, 1996, New Braunfels, Texas Unicorns tune up for state cross country meet See Page 5 50 CENTS SO raff To contribute to the United Way call 6207760 New Braunfels HeraldZeit pA80 TX 7990 12 pages in one section Thursday November Serving Comal County and surrounding areas for more than 144 years Home of DON and MARIE OFFERMAN Vol 144 No 258 Inside Stammtisch Birthday wishes from the ttoraldZeitiing The New Braunfels Herald Zeitung extends birthday wishes to Buster Bowers Lillie Belle Harwood Bill McCormick Wally Barren Keith Koerlin Kip Hall Raul Robles Raquel Berlanga Lee Wagner and Buddy Beck Anniversary wishes are extend ed to Don and Marie Offerman 54 years and Juanita and Horace Gross 54 To have a birthday or anniver sary listed here call 6259144 Pollen Count Mold 1 61 0 Cedar Elm Trace Pigweed Trace Ragweed 12 Pollen measured In parts per cubic meter of air Information provided by Dr Frank River Information Comal River 174 cubic feet per sec ond up 3 from Wednesday Edwards Aquifer Panther Canyon Well feet above sea level same as Wednesday Canyon Oam 102 cfs Canyon Lake inflow 252 cfs Canyon Lake level feet above sea level Below conservation New Braunfels Utilities NBU reports pumping 7 million gallons of surface water Wednesday and 259 mgd of well water was used Symphony society to hold special mooting the Society will tie held at Mon day at Norwest Bank inSeguin The purpose of this special meeting is to consider a change inthe bylaws to include a provision for endow ments who has con tributed to the MidTexas Sym phony for the current season is a member of the society and is encouraged to take part Fundraiser this weekend for Harris A Battle of the Bands fund raiser benefitting Bekah Har ris will begin at 5 Satur day at the National Guard Armory IHT35 North Exit 185 stay on access road armory at top of Bekah is slated to undergo a double lung transplant in her fight with Cystic Fibrosis Band taking part include Country X Engrave and Cover charge is The armory will be open from 10 to for a bake sale for donations and to pick up support ribbons no cover for afternoon For more information call Kelley Foster at 4906596 Canyon FFA Boosters hold show mooting The Canyon FFA Booster Club will hold their most impor tant meeting of the year at Monday in the CHS Com mons Registration for all shows will take place Middle school book sale continues today Canyon Middle Schools benefit book sale continues from 8 to 4 today and Friday in the school library The sale features books for all ages Family Outreach seminars continue The Mens Garden Club meets at 7 today at the Comal County Agricultural Extension Service meeting room 13 S Water St The pro gram will be a special consul tation on the care of Trees Nut and Fruit Doe crashes into DPS vehicle By ABE LEVY Staff Writer A Department of Public Safety vehicle collided with a deer early Wednesday morning on FM 306 inside New Braunfels city limits DPS officials said No injuries were reported to the driver trooper Rocky Lopez who was headed southbound on the highway when the deer darted toward the drivers side of the vehicle at about 1 officials said The doe was killed on impact and caused an estimated in damage to the front of the vehicle officials said could not be reached for com ment Wednesday but DPS trooper Richard Alvarez said that deer could become a hazard for drivers this season Alvarez said when deer or other ani How to handle deer crossings remain calm and keep dri ving on the road if a collision is unavoid able stay on road try to anticipate areas where deer normally gather especially when rounding a curve or climbing a hill mals are sighted near or on a highway drivers should remain on the road even if a collision is unavoidable If it comes down to striking a deer or a tree take the Alvarez said Give yourself time and distance and expect the unexpect Truck rollover causes minor injuries scrambles eggs onto Hwy 46 The yokes of dozens of eggs streamed onto Texas High way 46 after their fragile shells shattered from the impact of a trailer rollover early Wednesday morning The eggs never made it to their final destination the shelves of a Kerrville WalMart after the driver of the trailer they were housed asleep at the wheel drifted off the road and then overcorrected his vehicle Department of Public Safety officials said The maneuvering flipped the trailer onto its right side causing minor injuries to 34yearold Rafael Davila and sending the eggs to their premature end officials said The majority of the eggs were dam said Richard Alvarez the DPS trooper who oversaw the scene It was a big omelet out there That yoke was just pouring out of that The rollover occurred at about on Highway 46 near the Comal and Kendall county line officials said Davila was taken to University Hos pital in San Antonio where he was treat ed and released later in the morning hospital officials said Officials said some diesel fuel spilled onto the road which was cleaned up with gravel shortly after rollover Alvarez said the truck skidded more than 100 feet and was going about 50 mph before the rollover DPS officials reported that Davila had departed from Weimar about 10 miles east of Schulenburg in central east Texas at about 2 Traffic was stopped for about 30 to 40 minutes as two trac tors pulled the trailer onto its tires Noon Tunes HeraldZeituna photo by MICHAEL DARNALL Michael Waid entertained Wednesday on the plaza downtown for the Wurstfest Noon Tunes event that kind of volunteerism has been giving her time to the Heritage Soci v ety for six years now Overstreet Overstreet who describes Zipp as a behindthescenes kind of per has worked hard to make sure the exhibit tells what New Braunfels i and its people were like more than years Zipp was I y J Zipp said she was very surprised L she was honored 1 Was speechless I because I was shocked to be hon I Zipp said 1 figured other people had done more than I She said she likes helping with the exhibit because she gets to meet peo Ple An exhibit honoring Ben Kiesling who died earlier this year is in the lobby of the Civic Center Overstreet said Kiesling spent many hours with the Heritage Soci ety painting exhibits There are of paintings f V IfV Photo DARNALU backdrops of past exhibits he did ttudtntt from Taylor who in town to visit and stuff he did on his Over JftrtUjp street said Alt Library Comal Overstreet said the dedication of The first Ben Kiesling Award wafe built New Brfvnfels Smokehouse a rqad volunteers is the main reason the given to Steven Barry and Ronnie a A siSe park an jce house the Toledo so well Schmidt for giving their time and jthe volunteers who put the efforts to help build the exhibit Jcout Brewers Mill exhibit together do an amazing job The exhibit is open from 10 Jsjvjdeo highlighting the oif creating the to pjn daily until Sunday irse PfincpCarl of Solms way it Admission is for adults and 50 every 30 Wnutes Marje epitomizes cents for children ages 6 to 12 College Night a hit at Wurstfest By ABE LEVY Staff Writer Unofficially dubbed college Thursday at Wurstfest has traditionally attracted students from area universities who take an early break from academia to catch the evenings highenergy entertain ment Wellloved accordionist Myron Floren made the last of his perfor mances during his annual appear ance at Wurstfest on Wednesday night opening the door for Jimmy Sturr His Orchestra and Brave Combo to kick in with more high powered polka tunes Its really hard to say how it said Rusty Brandt this years president of the Wurstfest Association and a member of the organization since 1984 That just seemed to be a night that everyone would gather I guess its close to the weekend A lot of the students may not have Friday classes or have a short Sturrs band which has won sev en Grammy awards offers a more upbeat version of polka with 11 instruments Wurstfest officials See Wurstfest schedule Page 2 said Brave Combo which has appeared at Wurstfest for at least four years also appeals to a younger crowd with its rock Polka edge officials said Brandt 39 said he recalls enjoy ing Wurstfest during his days as a student at the University of Texas at Austin from 1976 to 1979 It was just a good gettogether for all of said Brandt whose father Clinton was Wurstfest presi dent in 1987 We looked at it as a weekend Hopefully you didnt have anything to study for on College night is like a lot of nights but you see a lot more activity Still every bodys having a good time no mat ter the Election leaves GOP Clinton stressing common ground By ALAN FRAM Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON AP Unlike the pugnacious bick ering that marked their first shotgun marriage President Clinton and congressional Republicans say they may be able to make a divided government work better the second time around What the American people want us to do now is roll up our sleeves get Clinton said Wednesday a clay after voters granted him a second term while retaining GOP majorities in the House and Senate He said if the two sides can continue the cooperation they showed in the final weeks of the 104th Congress just past We are going to have a great great opportunity Republicans said now that Clinton has adopted their agenda of balancing the budget and cutting taxes there was potential for producing the progress that Americans are demanding Assuming that 1997 is a continuation of what he cam paigned on this year theres no reason that we cant tinil common House Speaker Newt Gingrich told supporters in Smyrna Ga We donjt have to live in a world of And Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott said if Clinton follows up on his talk of eschewing big government Were going to be able to do some good things for the American When Republicans captured congressional control in 1994 for the first time in four decades both sides rhetoric was less accommodating In his first Washington address following that vote Gin grich served notice I am very prepared to cooperate with the Clinton administration I am not prepared to compro The president said then that he would reach out to the GOP but said he would not compromise on my convic But after a stormy first 16 months in which two partial federal shutdowns wounded the GOP in the public relations wars Republicans decided to be less confrontational Republicans and the White House believe they benefit ed when they concluded the 199596 Congress with com promises on increasing the minimum wage modest health care expansions and other bills Gingrich said GOP leaders would like to meet with Clinton next week to discuss the legislative agenda That doesnt mean there wont be combat Lott promised hearings on Democratic fundraising from foreign sources that raised questions during the campaigns final weeks adding Congress does have a responsibility to look into those Hut some Republicans have little stomach to continue probing the Whitewater series of allegations against the pres ident and his wife Hillary Rodham Clinton That job should be left to special prosecutor Kenneth Starr said Sen Alfonso DAmato chairman of the Senate Banking Committee Pulling pornography off shelves smart in many ways See Opinion Page 44
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