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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 19, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas PCT I L BOX Gruene run Page 8A Easter Page 1B NevVBraunfels New Texas Pour Pages Sunday April 50 Cents Stammtisch II The Alamo Area Council of Governments will operate the Sum mer Youth Employment and Train ing program In Comal County again this Applications are now being ac cepted with enrollment beginning May The open to economically in school youth ages will provide both work and educational activities for which the participants will receive an hourly wage or Young people 14 and 15 years old will be enrolled for 200 while those 16 and older will have a greater number of hours on the pro Interested teens may contact their school counselors for applications or Dolores intake at 144 Clemens New Braunfels New Braunfelser Bob Riedel has been a builder and trader In real estate and now has joined another man In a partnership of brokering mortgages on first and second leins for real estate Its been an educa he and adds that outof state clients use cash to buy residential Investment property here He says he has seen property along the interstate commercial corridor change hands for 50 cents on the Bobs new business phone is Comal Independent Mens Association is sponsoring the up coming Fiesta Mexicans for which the pictures of the queen and the court were printed in Fridays The cutline incorrectly said the Fiesta on April 2426 was spon sored by the Mexican American Heritage Society The confusion Is easy because there are at least three annual Fiestas Mexicana in this town Tickets for next weekends affair are available at Butcher Boy or from a C1MA member Senior Citizen passes at Landa Park pools are per not as previously stated A multifamily garage sale spon sored by the Revised Version Class from First United Methodist Church will be held April 25 at 671 Mer rlweather from 8 to 2 There promises to be plenty of good stuff and this is the tune for the garage sate trail Winners of the Eckerds Easter Coloring Contest judged last week are age 46 J Bernal of Peter and 5 years age 79 Brittney Kay Beeson of Lone Star 8 years and age 1012 Amy Doeppenschmidt of Carl 10 years old Congratula it was a hard choice In case you missed New Braunfels City Council has approv ed an amendment to its code of or prohibiting the con sumption of alcoholic beverages or possession of an open container of alcoholic beverage in a portion of Prince Solms Park adjacent to the tube chute within the city of New That sixpack could cost more than you H DW we miss Spring Ute Mills burn permit to serve as backup fit By SARAH DUKE Staff Writer WestPoInt Pepperell officials are applying for a permit to burn a sulfur dioxide and carbon monoxide emitting fuel at the Iselin Mills A company representative said this week that the which could produce a sulfur will be used only as a backup for the plants natural gas The company has applied to the Texas Air Control Board for a permit to burn fuel oil at its plant on FM 725 south of the city The burning fuel emits nitrogen sulfur carbon monoxide and volatile organic according to a manufacturing company statement Jim an engineer for the air control board in said to day the sulfur content in the fuel will be the key point In the permit deci sion He there wont be any substantial emissions from the bur ning fuel Louis an air control board said the permit in if would be used to operate a boiler only during emergencies Its a new boiler and H will use fuel oil on ly as a backup Its an emergency type he said Art Iselin Mills plant said the permit is needed to burn fuel should the natural gas supply ever dimmish or be inter rupted Were not really Jones said He added that the com pany has purchased a new boiler us Search resumes today for river drowning victim The search for a man who drowned Saturday afternoon while canoeing on the Guadalupe River at River mont Park near Spring Branch was called off until this morning after divers and authorities spent about six futile hours looking Saturday eve nml The man identity was withheld pending his had just gotten into the a rented 16foot Monarch with his cousin when it reportedly tipped over The cousin made it back to the shore but the other man never surfaced It was the first reported crowning of the young summer season Comal County Game Warden Neal Etheridge suggested the drowning was attributed to alcohol There was no real explanation or the tipping of the canoe The rivers waters were not too though they were sw ift Authorities dragged the area to no avail Divers said the waters were too murky to adequately locate the body Elhendge said the men had life ed in the manufacturing process and the company is relying on the fuel oil to keep the boiler running If natural gas is not If we ever have to burn that we need a we dont burn the Ive never seen that done as long as Ive been Its just a Jones The plant manager said the fuel is a stan dard type commonly used in Mercier said WestPoint Pepperell is required to have a permit to burn the fuel because of its sulfur Texas law requires manufacturers to obtain permits before burning fuel with a sulfur content higher than he The fuel WestPoint Pepperell proposes to burn is percent Mercier who is reviewing the per mit said most manufac turers in Texas use fuel oil with a sulfur content of about He said burning fuel with large con centrations of sulfur produces a strong sulfur odor The turning of any fuel produces air Were looking at a very small It would not ex ceed any standards we he said The engineer said part of the ap plication review process includes evaluating the effects on the area downwind of the emission He said the use of a fuel oil at Iselin Mills will not produce any adverse effects on the See Page 2A I Landa Garden day of we City Council OKs 2nd fire station bids 11IV lit VII lldU t preservers in their but were Rescue workers search the cloudy water Photo bv Leslie nnl thnm not wearing them By DAVIDMAY Staff Writer New Braunfels City Council last week approved the bids of two con tractors and will seek to begin negotiations with them to construct the new Central Fire Station and County Line Road Substation Remodeling of the present Central Fire Station was put on hold until the new structure to be adjacent to the central building Las been completed it was the second time council had sought bids for the The first bids had come in over the ap proved for fire protection im from 1985s municipal bond package A hich totaled some S7 million JDK of San was given the nod for construction of the central while Wunderhch Builders of Seguin was approved for the substations con struction All bidders supplied both separate and combined but the combined bids were higher than the separate bids Project Architect Andrew Perez recommended approval of the separate bids With available for the cen tral JDKs which includ ed the base price plus three alter amounted to Wunderlichs base price less three alternatives totaled under the earmarked for the substation City Engineer Bill Dobrowolski recommended remodeling of the cur rent central firehouse be It would place us in a predicament where we would be above funds available to do it He suggested the money for that work will come from interest on the invested He said it is impractical to remodel the old station until the new structure has been completed and personnel have been moved The which were to go for sewage and street im were approved by voters October 1985 and were all sold in December that year The bonds are invested into markets garnering about 6 percent while the ci ty will pay back the bond money and interest at an 8 5 percent clip See Page2A York Creek volunteers plan summer auction Uturn causes 3vehicle collision A Comal County Sheriffs deputy attempting to turn around on FM J06 was the eayWysl Saturday afternoon tor a freaWsh chain reaeUon accident that senj a San An tofiio man to tbe hospital lor observa tion Rk AJvarez was in his wit approximately five miles west ol in terstate 35 when he tried to head back toward the interstate Before anyone could his car was hit by a latemodel Ford which was then rearended by a Ford Bronco with six teenagers headed for the late All but the deputy were from Saa Antonio Fred a passenger in the was transported to McKemia Memorial Hospital where he was treated and released The nature ol bis were un confirmed he reportedh was recovering from a recent stroke He iirst denied later decided to go for observation and the ambulance w as called back Alvarez was complaining ol slight This is another in a series 01 logistical reports on volunteer ire departments in and around Comal and Guadalupe counties York Creek Volunteer Fire Department Personnel President Karl C Randow Vice Russ Schwarzlose Secretary Bettye Urban Treasurer David Ludwig Board of Directors Wesley Glenn Jim Holmes Fire Chief Kurt R Mull Assistant Chief Oscar Martinez Active Members J R K J J D J B A M B K J C Gard ner J ME G H G R 4 L Gruter A D D E RR O G DR A F WC Mott GR K R Mull G Pape K W J T E i A Randow K C Ran dow G M C E N A A S R J M J L B G R M R B Wat E P L P L J RL C B BR Younger M H J J Knife Equipment Stationed in Zorn Unit 1211 Mack pumper 750 gpm pump with 760 gallons water Unit 1215 Dodge Rescue Van with 200 gajiojis water on skid unit Unit 1217 gallon tanker at Unit 1221 IftternaUojiaJ aw gpm pump wito gallons oi ;