Tuesday, December 4, 2001

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 4, 2001, New Braunfels, Texas Comal Countys Most Wanted See Page SB NEW BRAUNF TUESDAY nmber 2001 14 pages in 2 sections 11 18 Serving New Braunfels and Comal County since 1852 50 cents Canyon student dies after Saturday wreck another in hospital BY RON MALONEY Staff Writer An early morning automobile accident Saturday claimed the life of a 16yearold New Braunfels A University Hospital spokes woman said Michael Watkins died at hours after a 1989 driven by Charles of New slammed into several large trees in the 1800 block of Wald New Braunfels medics treated Watkins and Camarillo at the accident scene as well as Erica and a 14yearold Watkins and Mata moros were flown to University where Matamoros condi tion was listed as critical on Mon Camarillo and the 14yearold girl were treated at McKenna Memorial The girl was Watkins and Matamoros are both Canyon High School CHS Principal Bob Wiegand announced what had happened during first period on CISD spokes woman Kari Hutchison There are students who are going to Hutchison They want to talk and were there for Camarillo remained in Comal County Jail Monday facing intoxi cated assault His bail had See Holiday package rush Postal service bracing for heavy traffic during yule FROM STAFF AND WIRE REPORTS Business is picking up nationwide for the Postal which is bracing for delivery of 20 billion thats billion with a b pieces of mail this holiday In New it is no Frank supervisor of Customer Service at the postal cen ter on Seguin said Monday that cus long lines between now and The next three especially Mondays for whatever are the peak for letter Christensen when people come to the post the lines are going to be a lot longer than theyre used Were trying to speed up the lines as much as but patience is still going to be the bottom All the forms customers will need to fill out for including insur ance and Customs can be found at counters in the Youll need to have all of your forms filled out before you get to the win dow and your boxes taped It saves Christensen Do not bring parcels packed in liquor or any hazardous material such as paint or Christensen As a box gets down the someone may think thats whats actually in and stop Christensen Its better not to use those boxes at We had some come in this and we had to have them taped which takes Using her luggage carrier to move her packages Denise Hidalgo moves quickly through the line at the Post Office Monday Below left Window Clerk Molly Williams checks the price and delivery Below right A few dot lars and a few minutes after she entered the post Hidalgo has her pack ages on their JESSIE Zeitung time especially when there are 50 people in In the wake of the ter rorist some secu rity measures have been implemented this Christensen Anything that weighs more than a pound even if the customer places postage on it in advance must be given to a window clerk It cant be just dropped in a box because of avia tion security Christensen If it itll be returned to the meaning it will be delayed even Clerks will check for return addresses and ask customers to put them on If for some reason something cant be deliv they need to know where to send it back Christensen use common sense in accepting deliv Christensen If you dont know who a parcel is from and you arent expecting a parcel from a specific individual you dont dont accept Just write on return to sender or give it back to the drop it in a lobby box or give it to a window Christensen Going postal DEADUNES YOU SHOULD KNOW For guaran teed overseas delivery of parcels by Christmas For standard parcels in the United States For overseas priority first class letters and first class cards PARCEL INFORMATION Parcels can weigh up to 70 They can measure no more than 105 The measurement is the total of the width and diam eter of the pack age around all four sides added to its Any item that weighs more than 16 whether it is in an envelope or must be personally hand ed to a window clerk to ensure aviation If it is dropped in a it will be It is best not to use hazardous mate rial or chemical boxes for mail If you completely tape all labeling infor mation over before you get to the post No flamma bles or haz ardous materials are If shipping electronic remove the bat Manager hopefuls meet with council Mayor Decision will not be made tonight BY BILL FRISBIE Staff Writer New Braunfels interim city manager Hec tor Tamayos days are At I hope they Tamayo said New Braunfels City Council will interview four candidates still in the hunt for the job Tamayo has temporarily filled since August when it meets at 3 at the New Braun fels Municipal Meeting Room 424 Castell The inter views will not be conduct ed in The preliminary list of 82 applicants was cut to three current city managers and a former county administrator Ron former Jefferson County resident of Charles Chuck city manager of Texas James Jim city manager of Texas and Michael city manager of As Jefferson County Holl iday implemented policies and regulations adopted by the county commissioners for a county of about His duties included directing budget Jef ferson County includes and is west of Pinto became city manager of Orange in with a population of is on interstate 10 in south east Jeffers has been city manager of Plain view for 17 Plainview is in the Texas Panhandle north of Lubbock and has a pop ulation of Land became city manager of Gainesville in December Gainesville is GO miles north of Worth and has a popu lation of The executive session is expected to last more than four with each candidate allotted about K minutes with The first halfhour will probably be an indoctrination into our city council and the next halfhour will be the actual Tamayo The final vote be deferred until all See TAMAYO The HeraldZeitung thanks these contributors to the Cheer Fund Gene and Betty Ludwick La Mujer Tejana Dorothy Rest Send donations to the HZ at 707 Landa INSIDE Key Code 76 More Festtage fun on tap BY BILL FRISBIE Staff Writer From wassailing in down town New Braunfels to war bling 180 feet down in Natural Bridge the 2001 Festtage is in high sea son this The weeks activities begin with the annual visit from Nicholas 1 to 3 and at 7 at the Sophienburg 401 Coll The traditional German Nicholas is seen is a forerun but bears little resem to the Americanized Santa Glaus seen in most shopping Michelle Sophienburg Museum and Archives execu tive The preChristmas celebra tion of Nicholas stems from the melding of two his torical Nicholas of Myra was a Lycian Bishop in See Mill around downtown New Braunfels dur ing Wassailfest and find plenty to tempt your tastebuds and your File photo