New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 14, 1996, New Braunfels, Texas
Who s who in the city races? See the League of Women Voters Election Guide inside this issue.
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Birthday wishes from the HerakMMtung!
The New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung extends the following birthday wishes to; Robin Kftoon (Monday), Brittany Mayor, Jonathan Akoro (botatod), Raabo Prousor (Ona yoar), Charles Rickard (seven years), maid Hill, Ramiro Ayala (40 years), Ramona Lopes,
Happy anniversary wish* ae tai Haney and Doyle Brtnkkootor (Monday),
Schwandoso (SO years Saturday), and Inez and CecN Fortson (SS years Saturday).
Unabomber manuscript found in suspect’s cabin
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - FBI agents found a typed version of the Unabomber manifesto in Theodore Kaczyn-ski’s Montana cabin, key evidence that convinces authorities that he is Ae serial bomber, law enforcement sources said FBI agents have been scouring Kaczynski’s remote shack all week, trying to build their case that die former math professor is the elusive terrorist whose attacks spanned 18 years. They found die 35,000-woid anti
technology manuscript in a comer of his cabin.
“We have not yet confirmed it, but it appears to be the original,” a law enforcement source told The Associated Press on Friday, speaking on condition of anonymity.
U.S. News and World Report said agents told die magazine the manuscript was indeed the original version and was prepared on one of three typewriters removed from die cabin.
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Plan to cut irrigation lacks fluids
Farmers would be paid not to irrigate
Th* Tim* of Your Ufo
Award-winning talent takes to the New Braunfels High School stage Thursday, April 18 when the NBHS actors perform The Time of Your Life,* a one-act play that takes place in 1939 on the San Francisco waterfront.
The students took the play to University Interscholastic League competition where they advanced through zone, district, area and were named as the alternate to go on to regionals. As they progressed. the NBHS thespians earned numerous best acting, all-star cast and crew awards. The play Is directed by ttheater teacher Kathy Stockstill and speech and English teacher David Mooney. The public will get its chance to see this entertaining comedy/drama by William Saroyan on Thursday at 7 p.m. in the NBHS Cafetorium. Admission will not be charged, although donations _ would be welcome.
: Protect Graduation meeting Monday
- The next meeting of the Canyon High Project Graduation Committee will take place on Monday, April 15, at the commons area of Canyon High School. For more information, call Luanne Schuetze at 651-9505.
Republican women to meet
The New Braunfels Republican Women will meet Monday, April 15, at noon at Cap-parelli's Restaurant. Jack Harris, executive director of Communities in Schools, will speak about the *Stay-ln-School Program.*
Flag retirement ceremony
American Legion Post #35 and Auxiliary will hold a flag retirement ceremony Tuesday, April 16, at 10:30 a.m. at Sts. Peter and Paul Church. Public invited. For information, call 629-1252.
Optimist Club to ms st at Oms’s Hsus
The New Braunfels Optimist Club will meet at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 16, at Oma’s Haus restaurant. Speaker will be Susan Williams, director of the Children's Museum.
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By MELANIE GERIK and DENISE DZIUK
New Braunfels residents will have their first chance to vote for mayor and two redrawn district seats Monday, when early voting for the May 4 city elections begins.
This is the first time in New Braunfels history that the mayor will be elected at large. Voters decided in May 1993 they wanted to elect their mayor, but did not vote on the charter amendment until last year. Laws require at least a two-year gap to place charter amendments on the ballot.
Voters can cast their ballots for Jan Kennady, a city councitmember for three years or businesswoman Cheryl Scott.
The election also signifies the end of at-large council seats. The redrawn lines were approved by the council in January.
Although the elections for all the redrawn districts will not be complete until 1998, the overlap of the new and old districts will not cause any part of the city to be unrepresented.
“Each citizen will have a coun-cilmember and mayor to represent them,” said Jacqueline Cullom, city attorney.
Real estate appraiser Jim Hendricks and businesswoman Cathy Talcott are competing for the District 5 position.
In District 6, child care owner Mary Lou Erben faces Juliet Watson, a Comal Independent
School District diagnostician.
Early voting continues until April 30 in Room 306 of the Comal County Courthouse Annex.
Early voting for the Comal Independent School District board of trustees election for single-member districts 3 and 4 is also April 15 through April 30. Scott Watson and Lois Duggan are running in District 3 and Rex Doug Nail, Jr. and
Thomas Bruce are running in District 4.
Polling locations for early voting are Comal Elementary, Bulverde Elementary, Bill Brown Elementary, Mountain Valley Elementary, and the Comal County Courthouse. The locations will be open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and patrons in the districts having elections can vote at any location.
However, Illgner said, there is a problem with funding the program at this time. He said the entities, including New Braunfels Utilities, were very interested in the program, but did not have the funds to participate at this time.
He also said thee were questions raised about what the money was actually buying. He said some potential buyers questioned what happens if they are the only one contributing money while others are benefiting from it.
“They just felt that was an inequity that needed to be addressed in the short run and the long run,” said Illgner.
The board agreed that the program needs to be compared to similar programs to see what work. Board Chairman Hans Helland said the board also needs to decide what role the district will play in the program. He said this program may be a “beneficial way” to spend any money collected from pumping fees if they are implemented. I*
By DENISE DZIUK
Fireman on a
HersM-Zertung photo by MICHAEL DARNALL
No one was injured and no serious damage resulted after a fire at a house behind Monterrey Cafe Friday afternoon.
Firefighters extinguished the blaze In about 15 minutes. Cap! Wayne Rousseau of the New Braunfels Firs Department said the malfunction of electrical wires In the celling may have caused the fire in the addition of the house.
Most of the damage occurred In a two-square-foot area in the roof, Rousseau said.
The Edwards Underground Water District has a plan to reduce the amount of Edwards Aquifer water used for irrigation, but the plan will not be used this year even if the drought continues, because there is no money to implement the plan.
Rick Illgner, General Manager for the Edwards Underground Water District, told the district’s board of directors Tuesday that meetings have boen held with the various individuals who would be involved in the Dry-Year Option Program to explain it to them. The program would establish a contract in which entities or individuals could pay producers not to farm. This would cut down on the amount of water used for crop irrigation. •
“The good news was everyone thought it was a plan that should be pursued in some fashion,” said Illgner.
Voting to start tomorrow in first election for New Braunfels’ mayor
New voting districts go into effect
Hailey to speak at Chic Center
The New Braunfels Breakfast Lion’s club will sponsor and treat the approximately 800 graduating seniors of New Braunfels High School, Canyon High School and Smithson Valley High School to a power-packed morning with nationally acclaimed speaker and trainer Walter Hailey.
Walter Hailey, master motivator and founder of the Power of Persuasion Boot Camp, will exhort the graduating seniors to think positively about their future, whether they are going on to college or immediately entering the work force.
He will provide tips to the students on forming positive attitudes about work, career and family. This will help them prepare for the future and hopefully be instrumental in their daily lives.
Another significant part of this event is the presentation of the Walter Hailey Award to each of the three school’s “Teacher of the Year.” The three teachers were selected by the students of each school.
The 1996 Senior Send-Off will be held at the New Braunfels Civic Center on Tuesday, April 16, from 9:30 to 11.45 a m.