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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 5, 2001, New Braunfels, Texas Page 4A HERALDZEITUNG May Contact Managing Editor Margaret Edmonson at 6259144 Dispatch Gas driveoffs Two gas driveoffs were reported to New Braunfels police on Th0 at Walnut Avenjue and San Antonio came at noon when a 6foot white male with black hair drove off in a white Chevrolet fourdoor withbut paying for worth of At 3 an unidentified motorist pumped worth of gaS at a station located in the 1500 block of South Segujn Avenue and drove off withoiut New Braunfels police Grass fire CANYON LAKE Canyon Lake firefighters weretiispatched to a report ed outofcontrol grass fire off Pecan Row at 4 The fire was contained without but county officials imposed a tempo rary Burn ban because of wind Iconditions for the rest of WKen sustained winds reach 23 a burn ban is There were sus taineii 23 mph winds in the Canyon Lake area with gusts of 29 Bus crash AUSTIN AP Two tour junior high students crashed on Interstate 35 when one of them Stopped and was rear ended by the other in rush hour At least 13 people were takento hospitals with minor authorities Authorities could not immediately say where the buseswere from and where they were traveling to when they crashed at about t Hate crimes bill AUSTIN Republican senator Friday said he will support allowing the full Senate to debate the hate crimes setting the stage for a longawaited vote on the highly divisive Tom R Wichita said his vote to let the bill be heard does not necessarily mean he will support the the sister of James Byrd for whom the bill is demanded that a state lawmaker stop using her brothers name when he speaks out against the hate crimes a black was killed when he was dragged behind a pickup in 1998 in The truck was being driven by a white man and occupied by two Two of them are on death row and the other received a life Meetings NEW BRAUNFELS BUILD ING STANDARDS COMMIS SION regular Municipal conference room 424 Castell NEW BRAUNFELS CITY COUNCIL special to discuss budget ordinances and consider action on conflicts of interests and GBRA City Council Municipal Building COMAL COUNTY COMMIS SIONERS COURT special meeting to tour flood control at the Comal County 150 North Seguin LANDA PARK QOtp COURSE ADVISORY BOARD MEETING regular 7 Tuesday Landa Park Golf Course Club NEW BRAUNFELS CITY to canvass and certify election City Council Municipal SCHERTZ CITY special meeting to canvass elec tion 7 the Municipal Complex Conference 1400 Schertz Texas Music and Art Festival TODAY Cinco de Mayo celebra tion on Main Plaza Festival food booths and 75 artists childrens rides Musicians Rob Roy Parnell Whoosits Big Pile Goodtime Garbage Band Hugh Fadal Band Michael OConner Band Brandon Rhyder Band Gala de Oro Texanna Augustin Ramirez Chicano Style Lowrider Car Show Extravaganza SUNDAY Noon to 6 Regional Artists Fair Musicians Beth Williams The Quitters Shelly King Band Volunteer Fire Ants Special event at the Guadalupe Cattle Company from 5 to 9 Beth Shake Clay Blaker and the Texas Honky Tonk Band with special acoustic solo per formance by Joe CHRIS Lee and Lexy Ferguson pet who works for the Old Time Transportation Friday during the first night of the Texas Music and Art Festival at the New Braunfels Museum of Art and Bush celebrates Cinco de Mayo WASHINGTON AP Brightly colored twirling ser Colorful ribbons in braided The thumping strings of a guitarron and gri the strains of Guadala All against the back drop of the White Although not uncommon in Mexican American communi the festive imagery of Cinco de Mayo became more distinctly American as the Mexican holiday was cele brated on the South Lawn Mi Casa es su Casa President Bush giving a twist to a Span ish It translates to My White House is your White Bush has celebrated many a Cinco de Mayo while gover nor of Texas and brought the celebration to Washington as part of his continuing pursuit of the Latino The theme of Bushs radio a version which hell offer in Spanish was to be Cinco de Marking the day also keeps with Bushs push for greater trade and relations between the United States and Bush announced that the first state dinner at the White House will be with President Vicente Cinco de May com memorates the Mexican vic tory over a French invasion in Mexican Ambassador Juan Jose Bremer said the holiday signifies to Mexico the countrys enduring commit ment to maintaining its sov To Latinos in the United States it has come to symbolize the values that the two countries Ninepin bowlers plan European jaunt FROM STAFF REPORTS The deadline is looming for those who wish to repre sent Team Texas USA at the world ninepin bowling championships to take place in September ait Moe Schwab said Thursday that up to 28 people could make the nineday We need to send two teams of six men and six Schwab But beyond there is room for plenty of tourists and plenty for them to I call the rest of them beside the bowlers cheer Schwab Two years ago in the cheer leaders watched as the bowling teams won top honors for male and female individual The teams as a whole fared a little more Schwab The men placed third and the women In the next two to three Schwab said he hoped to entice the World 9Pin Bowling Association to Comal County for the Ninepin bowling is a team game where teams of six play through six frames in any order necessary to knock down It is a traditional bowling game of central Europe that came to central Texas with the German immigrants in the In the Colmar tourna in teams from sbrEurdpean coun tries will meet in a Three of those teams will compete with Team Texas USA for the which is sanctioned by the World 9 Pin Bowling The trip departs San Antonio on Sunday through Wednesday will be spent touring includ ing The Notre Dame and the Eiffel a trip to Versailles will include a tour of the palace and its the tour will travel by airconditioned motorcoach to An excursion to Heidelberg is planned for and on the bowling teams compete as Team Texas On the group will travel to France and Provins on 17 for a special farewell Cost of the trip is per double occupan It includes the round trip air fare from San Antonio and nine nights of accommodations in tourist class hotels with private Also included are buffet motor coach and all service charges and Anyone interested can contact Schwab for details at 6296100 or A deposit is required with registration by June Final payment is due Juiy Schwab A Sign To Senior Living Large Apartment Homes for 62 Or a Full Service Independent Living Community For Seniors Residential Request Fee Application Deposit One Bedroom One Bath or Two Bedroom One Bath or Amenities offered at this unique community Private Access Gates Club Pool Single Level Units Individual Climate Control WalkIn Showers HookUps Pets Welcome Two Bedroom Two Bath 24 Emergency Maintenance Malr Dresser Barber Maid Service Social Functions Private Transportation Indipgndint Living Community 1615 Redwood Road San TX 78666 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