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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 9, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas On the trail Than* goodness the recent cold weather dido t damage this yea' s v rot o< Texas Bluebonnets and people have something to look at besides wilted tomato plants The stab- flowers are out en masse again as they are every year and signal the beginning of that wonderful springtime weather whi h by the way is e»pe ted to sti k around 'or another ouple O’ days at least Photo by Oery t .i'm New BraunfelsNew Braunfels, Texas    Two    Sections.    28    PagesThui -JayApril 9, 1987 25 Cents Vol. 134, No. 69 SB 702 a river of misunderstanding Some river outfitters support legislation that would protect Texas rivers, others are adamant that the measure would adversely affect property and riparian rights Scott Henning exhibits his form at pole vaulting at Canyon High School athletic complex Three Cougar vaulters are in the running for state honors See’im Waits story on Page BA I Im* \lamo Tournament of Band*. ikon place \pri! * through ll We *;ave Inn ticket** each for field show ompetith-* tM*riormance> at 7 to y rn on the .♦ th in Kdgewoud Stadium rn San \ntonio and the \wards Concert (beginning at 7 p rn \pril in in I aul • Xuditorium lit^h school bande from Tennessee Florida louisiana New Mexico a' well a*, the lame ''tate will par impale Jazz concert field and pal adc compte it ion** abound High Mf • »! musu (ans a! then N"*t It you would like to have th**s«- ticket*, call tht Kditorial l>epartment at 625 • lh I: .v also Uh Week of the Xouny; » taal and an a dav * an* tenters are tiering a varier> of neat activities in observance Menders of ( amal i oyntv i nu rn ii tit F ar iv childhotnf F iii* .dor' ah* a IM Iud*- » row Lutheran Pre v« 'h«mI Nance s Ihiv t .ut * enter shady < f**ek • mid development « enter First Met t ux* I ml Mur mu \ Ihmm n| Paul I utheran Pre    si John s Dav sc hot*! st' Peter arni Paul F^arly I* * * enter F ir>t Proles tai ’ Km let marten Maggie *. harden tor Children \*-w Braunfels Chris at \cademy Manse and Grelet I lav t art I til- ■» flay Care hare Bear Land Happy Days Day Care and Kid Power * t univ '**•11 of i enter w.nni i arvers Uavs :s from 12 so to J it* I t F» 'day dominoes, are from I to •I a* « k . mt . and aru ti noes ■ p it I ransom J i»r f * ip ti senior' a ’n a? 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Im the t v is at I * out! tv F air ground' of Henrys'civil lawsuits Bv DANA OVERSTREET St att Writer Former New Braunfels Mayor O A skip stratemann has u-en omitted from a law suit against New Braunfels City Count i > urrent and former council memtiers and others Ntratemann is at a dental school this week but his Ade Ntiere said this morning that the former council member talked to his attorney Join Chunn last night and told him it he wanted to talk to the press it was okay but that he had no comment on the matter \ san Antonio district judge on March to ordered that two lawsuit' filed rn !'W and 1W by the R R Henry family against the city and others tie consolidated into one suit to be heard at some unselected future date The lawsuits charge ’he city with conspiring to put the Henry family which owns schhtterbahn water amuse See LAWSUIT Page 2A Comal County unemployment down to 6 percent in February B, DAVID VAY Staff Writer t nemployment rate' in i omai i ountv dropped 'lightly in February to a rate of ♦* ^**rcent and an of fie la. Witt the 'tate employment commis 'ion projects that rate to maintain through the summer out ut a total county civilian lat*»r torc* of 2J.M.4 slightly more than I 4**' were jot ess in February In comparison January statistic*'show rd .t ..(no forte in *he county of 2:t HIH with I 555 unemployed a .'SS f* lf 6> I lf ducts The company also has a government contract to manufacture ready lo eat meals for the military Purdum said he spoke recently with officials at 'he company s NU Mien facility and they attributed construction delays solely tit they are not ready to g>* yet with the p.ani ' construction here He could not speculate further several attempts the pa't two Gettin’ high weeks t«* contact William Barth ex ♦•cut ive vicepresident of Worn lek f ave t**en unsuccessful bordun, indicated during ar economu development commute* meeting earlier this week ‘hat in lu'trial prospec ts tor the community are substantial Chamber official: rnak* a practic e of keeping inquirie: about industrial and commercia development in confidence •    ■!’.pi '.• i a aw Ute .ii •» M i i' a iiketi**" of a mate age early 1 s wtio rol»ii**d tfM Whatabutg* t on III blast Ai l v I fit* usjmh I is a light skinned (Mack man with caucasian features lie woie vellow gloves and indicated Im wa' limed w ll a gull luring the rot»t et V Ile .coli a blue baseball c ap wilt) vellow etteI mg lf vou ret ogm/e t ti i' mali call New Braunfels Colic e iH-partment and a'k tot criminal investigation Ah the sun (iuds will be smiling on us for the next few days with fair to partly cloudy skies arid temperatures in the upper 70 s expec ted thru Friday and into Saturday before Sunday's anticipated arrival of a storm system ap proaching (rom the west coast Tonight w ill be (air and not so cool w ith lows in the mid 50 s Winds the next couple of days will be southerly about 10-15 mph The Menu CLASSIFIED.....MOB CROSSWORD........SA KALEIDOSCOPE....It OPINIONS...........SA SCRAPBOOK........SB SPORTS...........MA Schneider, join NBISD lh** Now Braunfels Isl) board of trustees now has two new tact*' as hick Robineli and Jackie Schneider funk their oaths cit office tins week saying they were proud of the 'tilde*' taken by tin- board in recent veals former trustees (iariand Lloyd and Rudy Renner bid farewell to tile Ism rd Lloyd former District I trustee said tu wa' confident the In.ard wa' in gcmh! hands hie trustee served on th** 'c hiM>l board for nine years and did not '«*«'k re elec tion in Saturday s election We have a school system and ad ministration that we are all very pro ud ot and I have no problem leav mg.” lie said Kobmett was unoppos **d ill Ills Iud lo replace Lloyd on tin* board Rudy Renner former District 5 trustee congratulated the new hoard members saying he thinks the voters have made their wishes known Renner lost to Schneider in his bid for re-election "Definitely the most gratifying thing I ve done for the past Ll years is Robinett trustees servo on this hoard and serve tile youth of tilt* community tie said Rennet joined iii** sc fiend board in 1*74 Ile saai he is proud of the fact that teachers salaries re*'*- to a reasonable si/*- wfille he wa' on the tmard The tonner trustee said one of the things tie is most proud tit is the renovation of the old New Braunfels High School on Mill street the LM I building was left abandoned for years until a group of citizens raised funds tieyond those allen ated bv a bond salt* to renovate the building the old high sc bool now is til* NBISD Kducution i etitei which house' ad minis! rat ive ut! ices I flunk thi' building is a tribute to people ut the past and the i>eople of this community today he said In unanimous action tile new school tnjard re elected Boh sell as tmard president Sell has t>een on tin* tmard IO years and was first elected board president in 1B84 See NBISD Page 2A I readjusted figures for Marc h show the state ' jobies' index at I per cent a I percent drop ‘rom February The lafn*r force in t omai County as of F**t*ruar> had grown bv I 467 p»«*r Miri' in ttu* previous year with 25.1 more jxstpie unemployed lot a jobless rate increase of >eventh tenths ct! a percent \ Texas Fmployment Commission 'poke'tnan said h»* projei ts th** roun tv ' unemployment rate even with ft** coming of summer employment opportunities will remain atn*ut 6 percent through til* summer Around here with the tourist season jot*' pie n uj and th** t ate g<n*> down t*u! with students out of school and applying tor work it Kind of balant es out said Charley taylor It we had to make projections the rate will probably remain about the 'ana* Taylor said adding tFiat it appears employers in New Br aunfels are hiring at present and Ria! more p*stple are returning to work Charnu*! ot Comment executive vice president Tom Clinium sa d the area iia> im*’ been hit as severely as others in the 'tate with layoffs and unemployment We've been real fortunate there Purdum 'aid We have remained diversified enough when some categories have U*en hurt others have not Purdum said the chamber main tams an optimistic outlook that cer tam new businesses will In* coming on line rn New Braunfels soon There are some developments in tin* wings that should come atn*ut rn the near future he stated tine is the anticipated construction of an ho ooh square Knit state of the art fun! processing plant to U* built on F'M Jon adjacent to the Coleman Company The plant is expected to employ about 175 people in its first year Construction ot tile Wornick Com puny has been delayed a year Once on line the plant will manufacture shelf stable, microwave finn! pro By JIM WEBRE and SARAH DUKE Stall Writers Pending legislation at til** Texas Capitol has Im al landowners and river outfitters concerned I andwners are afraid they could lose their pro perty rights and at least one outfitter tears the bill could force her to tund projects across the state Iii** source of th** controversy is senate Bill 702 which supporters 'ay i> intended to protect portions of tin* (iuadalupe River in < omai <dun tv and portions of other Texas rivers I nder tile provisions of th** toll the Guadalupe River from ( anyon Dam to i v pre" Bend Park would tn* designated a recreational river With that title landowner' on the river would I** prohibited from doing certain things which would alter the stream on the other hand, the bill would charge the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department with preserving protec ting developing reclaiming and enhancing the wilderness qualities scenic beauty recrea tional and historical values and ecological regimens of the rive The only thing Pus hill does basically is limit what outside fore cs can do to the river It has nothing to do with land along the river 'aid Mina Daniel research director for the senate Natural Besour es C ommittee l h** bill it p -srd would prohibit channeliza Hon. clearing ’Flannel realignment and reser voir construction John sp**’ ht director of the (iuadalupe Blanco River Authority 'aid those restrictions could damage the potential (or development along not only the Guadalupe River in Comal County hut also the San Marcos River in Hays. Caldwell Guadalupe and (ion /.ales counties That river would also Le designated a recreational river under the provi 'ions of the bill Betty Walls owner of Texas Canoe Trails op poses the bill on the grounds it would take funds from local river outfitters and use those funds to protect rivers in other portions of the state Basically we would have the burden ot fun ding a state program without any guarantee of the money coming back she st,id The bill wouid require outfitters to pa\ a >1 annual tee tor inner tubes used on the river ,.nd sj tor canoes rafts and kayaks The proposed legislation designates that money go to a special Texas Rivers Conserve tion F'und which W ads calls a slush fund Th** outfitter 'aid the other areas designated protected rivers in the bill have potential for recreational use' nut nave not been used as recreational site' I he bill seeks to protect a portion of the (iuadalupe River in Kendall and Comal counties from Interstate 2o at Comfort to the entrance of Rebecca Creek The bill also designates portions of the Neches Brazos and < olorado rivers as protected ru er' I'm not opposed to 'acing our rivers in the state My opposition to this hill is the funding of the project W alls said She submitted written testimony to the senate Natural Resources < bmmittee and >aid that te'tirnony implies that See RIVERS. P»9« 2A Defendant Stratemann omitted in consolidation I It ' National Library W**ck and ‘Whinger i' .I fine library in case ou Hoven t I*e«*n then* The theme of his w**ek is I ak** I line to Read Mttlmger is taking a reader jn>ll to .en .*hat are folk' favorite tnmk' (♦suits will In* forwarded to 'he ■\ meric an Library \ssociation to t*e included in ,* national tally ;