Tuesday, July 3, 2001

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - July 3, 2001, New Braunfels, Texas NEW BRAUNFELS TUESDAY July 2001 12 pages in 2 sections pagCS 111 SCtUl HERALDZEITUNG 200 Serving New Braunfels and Comal County since 1852 50 cents City gives Rosedale owner one more month BY AMY CLARKSON Staff Writer The New Braunfels Build ing Standards Commission postponed action on Rosedale Apartments for one month on The delay will give the owner one more chance to develop a plan to tear down the Commissioners also asked the city building inspector to reinspect the property at Rosedale Avenue and South Krueger Avenue to make sure it was free from This ones been on the books a long Chairman Shawn I think we need to see it inspected again before we make a I also think we need a public hearing to get as much infor mation as we Although owner Dan Cater told members that he hired someone to patrol the build ings City Sanitarian Joe Lara said that one of the buildings showed signs of entry earlier on Fire Marshal Elroy Friesen hahn said the buildings had fire and safety This past city inspec tors found 151 health and safety violations at a lowincome complex in the citys West The viola forced the city move residents Real estate developer Ron Krape of the Magi Company plans to build townhouses on the Krape the company could not afford to raze all the buildings at His he was to tear down a few rebuild with once the townhouses were to tear down oth er buildings and District 1 Councilwoman Sonia Munoz I hope the the entire community come out and support what the city is try ing to do The city has given all the reasons to demolish those buildings I hope the public will show their visible support for tear ing the apartments down at the next Rain strikes More wet stuff predicted through midweek CHRIS Jacob Hubble pitches a ball Monday during a game of hat catch baseball at thge Little League Loop 337 Fields while Logan arid Mary Kate Machalec look The weather threatened to put a damper on Monday nights Little League game but stopped short of raining out the FROM STAFF AND WIRE REPORTS More wet weather could be in store as a strong chance for thunderstorms stretch es into midweek over much of The forecast for North Texas calls for partly cloudy skies Tuesday with a slight chance of thunderstorms and lows in the upper 60s to lower Highs should be in the lower to The chance for thunderstorms contin ues a trend of wet weather that started during the In the first day of parts of North Texas had received more than their share of rainfall for the On inches of rain The normal amount for the entire month is South Texas was also doused with much needed rainfall over the The New Braunfels Municipal Airport reported inch Sunday while downtown New Braunfels received between and the National Weather Service reported Showers and thunderstorms should con tinue today but high pressure building in from the northwest should put an end to them by forecasters Cheney returns to work wired and ready to go BY SCOTT LINDLAW Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON AP Vice President Dick Cheney waded back into energy poli national security and China relations on undaunted by the new pace maker in his He flashed an OK sign when asked how he felt two days after it was Cheney said in an Oval Office session with Presi dent Bush he was a CHENEY little sore in the but Itll The vice president said lit tle with reporters but at midday he took to the nations airwaves to defend the administrations energy conducting a series of radio interviews meant to boost its prospects in Con Our way of life depends on having adequate supplies of energy and affordable Cheney told WHAM in We think with coal as abundant as it is in the Unit ed theres enough here to last us several hun dred he told WWVA in Cheney quarterbacked the administrations development of a national energy which was released in A dualpurpose pacemak er was implanted in Cheneys chest in an hourlong proce dure Saturday at George Washington University Hos The device works like any other ensuring that his heart does not beat too When it detects the beat slowing below a cer tain it sends a mild electric charge to pace the beat at a minimum More if the heart suddenly surges to a highspeed the defibrillator kicks It sends an electrical jolt to the lower chamber of the heart and causes it to slow Sometimes this will cause the heart to slow too and that is when the pacemaker turns on and adjusts the Aides went out of their way to paint Cheneys first day back on the job as Pacemaker technology Vice President Dick Cheney received a heart pacemaker that includes a defibrillator to control an rapid The pacemaker is a small batteryrun computer placed under the Wires from the device are threaded through veins and carry electrical pulses to regulate the Pacemaker computer A rapid and uncontrolled heart rate can become life but a defibrillating pacemaker monitors the heart and corrects any abnormal Such pacemakers have a failure rate of only about 2 Ventricle SOURCE Gutdant AP Krauses opening for a day JESSIE New Krauses owner Charlie Kubesch chats with former Krausers owner Mildred Krause about the which is expected to reopen BY AMY CLARKSON Staff Writer Monday was a disappointment for the Krauses regulars who were looking for ward to the reopening of the New Braunfels People who arrived for breakfast Mon day morning were greeted with locked door and a Sorry for the inconve until city gives we are unable to open to the new So there was no early morning cof fee no Mexican scrambled eggs at least not on But the good news is that the 148 Castell is expected to be open this for at The delay Just resolving minor healthinspection related Nothing new manager Char lie Kubesch But the health inspec tor Joe Lara wanted them fixed before we opened and I can understand Kubesch said he planned to operate through lunch his first day in business and then open for the entire day on the Fourth of Well be fully staffed by he Im working on that issue right City health inspector Joe Lara said the problem arose when Krauses an established closed and The states food code changed in he and existing restau rants were given an But once the restaurant changed hands See Westside center breaking ground in patriotic style Breaking ground WHAT Groundbreaking WHERE Westside Community 2910 South Interstate Highway 35 WHEN 9 Wednesday DIRECTIONS From West San Antonio make a right Krueger The grounds are at Krueger and the access road on Interstate 35 BY AMY CLARKSON Staff Writer The Westaide Community Center celebrates its official groundbreak ing ceremony as the nation cele brates its On the center will break ground with an hourlong ceremony including food and patri Carlos Campos A lot of people asked why we chose to break ground on the Fourth of and I can think of nothing more Campos Its the day we celebrate the creed of our All men are created equal that they are endowed by their creator with certain unalien able that among these are liberty and the pursuit of hap And thats what the Westside Center is all These people want the chance to pursue their right to be happy and make better lives for The Westside Community Center is the dream of many people and became possible through their vol unteer he The results of those efforts start to become a reality with the Campos said the founders of the Westside Center planned a huge celebration to mark the official groundbreaking for the nonprofit See INSIDE 4B Key Code 76