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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 30, 1997, New Braunfels, Texas                                TUESDAY Catch up with area cross country teams Page 6 New Braunfels HeraldZeittL 12 pages in one section Tuesday September Serving Comal County and surrounding areas for more than 145 years Home of Doughwty 50 CENTS Vol 145 No 229 Inside Stammtisch Birthday wishes from the HeraldZttftung The New Braunfels Herald Zeitung extends birthday wishes to George Beken Teresa Jimenez Cheri Newman Ruthie Perkins Justin Wright Landa Bracks Eva Edwards Cecil Eager Josephine Dougherty Mrs Ruby Koehler and Ruben Reininger twins and Judy Akers Happy Anniversary wishes go to Joe and Susie Pina 3 To have a birthday or anniver sary listed here call 6259144 Pollen Molds Cocklebur 42 Ragweed 290 Cedar 20 Pollen measured in parts per cubic meter of air Information provided by Dr Frank River Information Comal River 294 cubic feet per sec ond down 5 from Monday Edwards Aquifer Panther Canyon Well feet above sea level down 05 from Monday Canyon Dam discharge 157 cfs Canyon Lake inflow not available Canyon take level feet above sea level Below conservation New Braunfels Utilities NBU reports pumping million gal lons of surface water Monday and gallons of well water Weather expected to remain sunny Mostly clear with patchy tow clouds and fog toward morning Lows near 70 Light southeast winds Wednesday Patchy morning low clouds and fog then mostly sunny Highs in the low to mid 90s Light winds becoming easterly near 10 mph in the after noon Thursday Brief morn ing clouds in south central Texas otherwise mostly sun ny Highs near 90 Friday and Saturday Late night and morning low cloudiness with mostly sunny afternoons Lows in the 60s to near 70 Highs near 90 Watch out for road work City of New Braunfels street crews will be working on Oasis Street from Business 35 to Ridgewood Avenue today through Oct 10 Construction is sched uled for Old McQueeney Road Morningside Drive Mesquite Avenue and Old Marion Road Wednesday through Oct 10 Overlay of those streets will begin the week of Oct 14 Traffic will be limited to one lane while construction is in progress New Braunfels Utilities crews will be working on Schmidt Avenue between Becker and the Interstate 35 access road this week Traffic will be blocked Library book sale slated The Dittlinger Memorial Library annual book sale will be 9 to 7 Thursday and 9 to 5 Friday at the Civic Center No admission will be charged A variety of books will be for sale at very low prices and all proceeds benefit the library Bulverde incorporation hits ballot By DAVID DEKUNDER Staff Writer HeraldZeltung photo by Michael Oamall 281 and FarmtoMarket 1863 is the busiest area of Buiverde Bulverde residents will vote on incorporation in the Nov 4 election BULVERDE Residents Bulverde areas will have a chance in November to vote on whether or not they want their neighborhoods to become cities Texas law requires the communities to incorporate separately before they can consolidate into an incorporated city the residents ultimate goal Three elections will be conducted on Nov 4 to determine if Bulverde North Bulverde Bulverde South Bul verde Hills and Bulverde East Oak Vil lage North will become municipalities Incorporation proponents in all three Going before the voters The areas in Butverde which residents wtth Texas 46 near Bill Brown will be voting on the issue of incorpora tion on Tuesday Nov 4 Bulverde North which stretches from Bulverde Road in the west south to Bobcat Drive and east along Casey Road to Highway 281 and up north along Highway 281 where it intersects Elementary School Buiverde South an area encom passing the Bulverde Hills and Bulverde Oaks subdivisions Bulverde East The Oak Village North subdivision on FarmtoMarket 1863 areas were able to get the 50 signatures needed to put the three incorporation propositions on the ballot The signatures were turned in by the 5 deadline on Sept 22 to County Judge Carter Casteel Fair goes without hitch Attendance likely to have surpassed By DAVID DEKUNDER Staff Writer New Braunfels resident Genny Tice picked up her peach topping tomatoes and backyard eggs Monday morning the day after the 104th Comal Coun ty Fair closed its gates Ive been doing this every year for six said Tice who received ribbons for the eggs I thought it was a great fair We had such beautiful Once the gate receipts are counted today Comal County Fair attendance figures should be up according to Fair Association President Hal Her belin Jr About people attend ed in 1996 and Herbelin said he thought more came this year He said the increased interest in this years fair could be attributed to sunny weather and more entries We had over which is all the exhibitors baking agricultural products rodeo contes tants and Herbelin said Everything was up this year Our beef cattle show was larger I know our meat goat show increased in entries It looked like all the entries were up and it goes with the popula tion of the county its increasing With more kids in the schools more kids to exhibit Herbelin said the fair attracted big crowds on Friday the day of the fair parade and on Saturday and Sunday We had an excellent crowd yes terday he said Usually between 2 and 6 those are lulls We have had a void to fill with the horse races We filled it with the chili cookoff kids events and antique tractor show This year for the first time we had the kiddie tractor pull Also it was the second year for our Sunday bull buckout We had a real good crowd with that We man aged to keep the crowds there all Monday work crews were busy moving the exhibits and carnival rides off the county fairgrounds on Com mon Street This years fair had no major prob lems with altercations or theft Her She signed the papers approving the elec tions Warren Alston a resident of Oak Vil lage North said three areas instead of one Turn to Bulverde Page 2 Transition period for area code ends Oct 6 HeraldZeitung photos by Michael Damall Heart of America carnival workers load a ticket booth on the back of a pickup truck Monday afternoon couldnt ask for a better fair to be perfectly hon est with Hal Herbelin Jr fair association president belin said We had no security Herbelin said Our biggest problem as far as security goes was kids look ing for their lost parents All rodeo events came off without a hitch The livestock show operated as smoothly as it does We couldnt ask for a bet ter fair to be perfectly honest with Lt David Ott of the Comal County Sheriffs Office said the fair didnt keep his officers very busy There were only two arrests and both of those were for outstanding warrants Ott said I have worked at the fair for over Huge trash bins were filled beyond capacity Monday after the busy weekend at Comal County Fair 10 years and this is the quietest I have seen he said We had good crowds but no crime The crowds were By DENISE DZIUK Staff Writer Residents have slightly more than a week to get accustomed to using the new 830 area code and make the nec essary changes to equipment md busi ness forms Public Utilities Commissioner spokeswoman Katy Bohuslav said calls using either the 210 or 830 area code were being completed But the final switch from the 210 area code to 830 for the New Braunfels area will become effective Oct 6 when you need to complete your calls using the new area she said Although calls will not go through using the 210 area code after that date callers will be given a recorded mes sage reminding them of the switch Bohuslav said the change in area code would mean a change in dialing patterns for metro numbers but should not result in a charge Currently New Braunfels residents can call San Antonio using a metro number by simply dialing the seven digit number After the switch a metro call still will be a local call but will require dialing the area code pius the seven digits Callers do not have to dial 1 before the area code because it is not a toll call said Bohuslav If a call was a local call before it is still a local she said The calling scope did not Bohuslav said with the switch in area codes residents should remem ber to change the telephone numbers printed on checks business cards let ter head and other stationery They also need to member to reprogram any thing that uses a telephone line and number including cellular telephones pagers fax machines and burglar alarms she said New Braunfels was one of severa areas on which the change had ai impact The affected areas and the new codes are 830 a region circling Bexa County including New Braunfels Boerne Seguin Hondo Marble Falls Gonzales Del Rio Kerrville and tht Canyon Lake area Turn to Area code Page Tribes converge at Canyon Lake By DAVID DEKUNDER Staff Writer CANYON LAKE Native American story tellers dancers and artists will converge on Canyon Lake this weekend for the second annual Moving Waters Pow Wow The Native American gathering will start with the opening ceremony 11 Saturday at the River Raft Company on River Road in Sattler The event will run until 10 Saturday and from 11 to 6 Sunday Food concessions will be included Pow wow organizer John Guenzel said he expects a for the pow wows second expect a large Guenzel said We had close to 30 tribes last year We are anticipating there will be more this One hundred dancers participated in Native Amer ican dance competitions during the 1996 Moving Waters Pow Wow Tribes from Texas Oklahoma the Dakotas Kansas and throughout the country will come to Canyon Lake to participate Dance competitions will be conducted in six adult divisions juniors boys and tiny tot honor dances and the intertribal dance in which everyone can participate Spectators can enjoy storytelling a tepee con test and flute playing as well as dance contests Guenzel the Moving Waters Pow Wows out door location made it more authentic than some pow wows During the first pow wow we tried to stick to the traditional ways and to Native Americans that is important to them Plus bringing the event outside is more natural ind traditional to he said TumtoTribw Page 3 SVHS queen Christy Ballman is crowned the new Smithson Valley High School home coming queen Friday by 1996 queen Michelle Moore Homecoming was made even sweeter when the Rangers shutout the Gonzaies Apaches 300 HeraldZeitung photo by Michael Damall fair results and photos Page 5 fair memories will linger Page 4   

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