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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 22, 2000, New Braunfels, Texas                                Vol 149 No 154 14 pages in Z sections June 22 2000 NEW PELS Water Restrictions New Braunfels Utilities cus tomers with addresses ending In or or 9 can water today after 7 Weil users with addresses ending In 6 or 7 can water today after 8 RTTT Former mayor civic leader dies at 75 WEST ITCOROPUB v YHNOE OR POSO TX 52 50 cents BY RON MALONEY Staff Writer David Hartmann sat in a living room full of family heirlooms Wednesday and remembered when the time came for his grandmother to receive nursing home care in the early 1980s Money was scarce We had to sell my grandmothers Hartmaan said Hartmann needed to enable his family which has been in New Braunfels since 1845 to keep some of the things that meant the most to them I know it doesnt sound like very much but it was a lot to me he said Hartmann went to see Jo Faust chairman of the board and pres ident of the bank his fami ly established in New Braunfels in 1881 The bank is now known as the Chase Bank of Texas He came around the desk with a big smile he always said Hi David how are you I said I had a money prob Faust brought him to a teller asked the teller to give Hartmann the money and wrote out an IQU on the back of a blank deposit slip Come back next week David and Ill have a simple interest note drawn Hartmann remembered That was the See Far left Opa Jo Faust taken in August 1973 In this band photo which ran in the Herald Zeitung on Nov 28 1961 Faust far left plays the trumpet Photos courtesy of the Sophienburg Archive Chili blast Cowboys and girls mosey off to Parade of Homes cookoff PHOTOS BY K JESSIE SLATEN Staff Photographer GUADACOMA HOME BUILDERS ASSOCIATION 2000 PARADE OF HOMES KNRMJNKtS WHERE River Chase 6 miles up FarmtoMarket Road 306 TICKETS advance at the gate TODAY Travel and Leisure Night 59 FRIDAY Block Party 59 SATURDAY Arts Crafts 10 SUNDAY Car Show 10 Above Department of Public Safety trooper Rick Alvarez alias Lobo and Lightning Lehman right per form ah oldfashioned shootout at the Parade of Homes chili cookoff Wednesday night Officials at the event said more than people have paraded through the homes since the official opening Saturday The weeks incJMdeJ home and garden show day health fair and a chefs night Right The television in the bath room mirror may not have been a contributing factor to this home win ning best master but it was a standout feature for many who saw it this past week Countys seeing stars Aerial firework ban lifted for Fourth of July festivities BY ERIN MAGRUDER Staff Writer Sky rockets will soar and missiles with fins will illuminate the night this Fourth of July holiday thanks to a recent lift on the ban of aerial fireworks in Comal County For the past two summers county commissioners have barred fireworks from the annual Independence Day festivities because of dangerous drought conditions But thanks to Mother Natures generosity the parched earth has been saturated enough by recent rainfall to safely allow the use of the traditional fireworks within county lines Comal County fire marshal Lin Manford said The drought index is the lowest it has been in a long he said With the rain weve had I dont think were going to have a problem with the fire But Manford cautioned that residents still should use extreme care when launching fireworks during the holiday weekend Residents need to follow safety rules and use good common Manford said If people arent careful they could acci dentally set a roof or brush on Those planning on hitting the local fireworks stands also should remember its illegal to ignite or discharge fireworks within or from a motor vehicle Manford said Placing ignited fireworks in or throwing ignited fireworks at a motor vehicle is also illegal Weve had kids do that in the past and its Man ford said Anyone caught violating the law could be fined up to and sentenced to 180 days in jail Manford said The ase of fireworks is banned within the New Braunfels city limits Safety Tips for Fireworks Always purchase high quality fireworks from reliable sources Follow the printed instructions carefully Use common sense An adult should be present when fireworks are used and never give fireworks to small children Never point or throw fireworks at another person Use fireworks in a clear area away from houses and build ings Never carry fireworks in your pocket or shoot them in metal or glass containers Light only one item at a time and then move back quickly once the fuse is ignited Dont experiment with homemade fireworks If you dont understand the directions consult a fireworks dealer INSIDE First ever Saengerfest kieks off Friday BY BETTY TAYLOR Staff Writer The first Saengerfest at Sacngerhalle Texas Dance Hall begins Friday with a Ml lineup of bands playing country to rock and everything in between Tickets can be purchased in advance or at the door for the premier parry and dinner that begins at At The Qroobees and Macon Qreyson take the stage The cover includes both the party and the perfor mances A cover is being charged for perfotrnwees alone The Musicfwt Association is Robert said she hoped the musical event would become annual We had wen planning to do Saenger fest and men me Musicfest Association approached us and said they would help from the event benefit the and Quadalupe county women Jones said Saengerfest promised to be tun for all ages and would include food booms crafts and face painting for the kids The Oroobees are wellknown and wrote Wide Open Spaces for the Dixie Jones said Macon Greyson is good country Any age will love mem Everyone knows the Whoosits Big Time Garbage Band and Danny Santos and would like to be able to after able to hand over at least a fl doJIfjB to to ihaterc OT rw be pretty good for a first W country Hazytrane rock is from San Angelo The Blues Crawlers are a jazz andbluesbajidfroraBudaZioniaareg gaetype band that is Carlton Prided son of OiarUe Pride baod The Texas Qolaiw Joe King Carrasco is the featured artist Saturday night at Saenger Photo submitted   

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