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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 13, 1994, New Braunfels, Texas WAV TUESDAYUnicorns blast Austin Travis Rebels 65-47 at home - See Paae 5 150 CENTS POUNTDOWNi IOO DAYS New Braunfels Ssequioentonnfcl March 21,1846 New Braunfels M016 10/22/99    i«8 SO-WEST MICROPUBLISHING 262/ E YANDELL DR LL PASO, TX /990 :!~ 10 pSQOt in on# Motion ■ Tuooday, Dog. 13, Herald -Zeitung L1994_Serving Comal County for more than 143 years ■ Home of J.D. FOSTER • ■ Vol. 143, No. 22 Inside Warthar..........................................2 Obituarist.......................................3 Opinion...........................................4 Sports Day......................................5 Comiot..............................  0 The Marketplace.......................7-10 Birthday wtahas from tho HoraM-Zottungl I The New Braunfels Herald-Ziitung extendi the following birthday wishes to; WajM A. Baile, JU. Foster (12 years!), David Owens, Juanita Reese, Flortiie Schleicher, Lena Tim-mermami, Ceretta Daunt, Guadalupe Gonzales, Nicole I .ether "Diets. as *>,r.;52r «a»' • Donations to IU I Chow Fund continuo I Aiea dtlaem have begun to I submit donations to the Herald- I Zdtmg't annual Cheer Fund J campaign, which provides food I to needy local ihmilies for the I Chrirtmas holidays.    I Anyone wishing to donate can I do so in person by coming by the I Herald-Zeitung office at 707 I Lands St, or call Cheer Fund I Director Carol Ann Avery rt I 625-9144. % Vohuaswi for food delivery I lire needed, Avery said. Anyone I I wishing to rtgn up for delivery I [can do so by calling Avery. | ■Today's donations include:    | ■■ Peggy ft William Thurston, R.-J20 Hi Lawrence Jasinski - $25    | ■ I Gary & Pamela Barr-$25 I Hi Michael Tilly-$100 Bl Roger & Patsy Vann - $25 I Hi Helen F. Bloxom (in honor] iof the Round Table Sunday I School Class at First United H {Methodist Church) - $35 H I I Reno Schumsnn - $25 H Iwomm’s shelter to I Itoneflt from event jgg I A special benefit for the rn I Comal County Women's Shelter] J will be held Dec. 20 from 8 p.m.! ■to 12 p.m. at Gary's Lands Sta- I I hon on Lands St    I | A special jam night will be I I hosted by The Stingrays which I I will include several other local I I musical performers.    I | Cost of admission will be onej I can of food. An auction will be I I held during the evening with I I proceeds going to the women's I ■ wetter.    h I UaMaAal Ammm ASoa I i nm nm aw will uim I Hurt on tap toe. 23] I Molly Joe's Inc., will be host I I to a community meal "Harvest I I ftom the Heart," on Dec. 23 st § I the New Braunfels Civic Center] | Some 3,000-4,000 people aiel I expected to be served, said m I Robert Konkel of Molly Joe's I I Catering. Volunteers ait needed I to help set up the meal on Dec.! 123.    I United Waykudos Thankato employeaa and rporationof mrnmmm fie New    HBHC rounfolo    fHlHBD Smoker for fin n totinn mlr oonanon ot $2,370 to this BBBB year's campaign. Thia^B •n tvtfflor •npkw**K,V:^ |Thl» newspaper Is p;?] I printed on recydedfe United Way meets goal! I Fraser HomkJ-Ztfiung photo by MICHAEL DA mn ai.L Naw Breunfele momboru of tho Comal County United Way oolabratod yesterday morning on tho Plata by placing tho burst ovor tho top of tho thermometer. Tho bunt algnfflee tho masting of tho 1994 United Way campaign goal of $285,000. Four-month county-wide effort pays off big By CRAIG HAMMETT Staff Writer ▼WIa ■AiWtoOdkMtB I ma rspnaento ayre gift of $14 n fJnetinn persoipeoon. "I" '*1 oiks driving around the Main |H Plaza downtown will notice JL tho United Way thermometer poster with its red levels of dona-~H5ns gushing over the top. A total of $285,000 and mom will do that The Ii* four months effort produced another goal reached for the thousands of volunteers and people who donated to the United Way of Comal County. Last year's goal wu $265,000. "We've reached I IO percent of the objective ($285,000),** said Drive Chairman Don Maxwell. It may go slightly higher.** Maxwell said more than IOO volunteers and many unnamed others helped with the drive throughout the county. “It was a county-wide drive and I could not have done it with-    ......... out their hard work,” said Maxwell, in his third year with the fond drive effort. Joe Wort of the United Way of Comal County said five years ago, the goal wu $100,000. That total has nearly tripled in five years. Wort said about 88 percent of the donations stay in Comal County. Wort said the local chapter gives shout    ______ 0.075 percent to the United Way of America. Maxwell mid that percentage is for administrative support that is used to transfer fonds back to the county. Maxwell Mid many county rcsdents work in other counties but can designee their donation go to Comal County. "We receive back more money than the one percent foe," said Maxwell. I Wort said many companies silo hit foe I IOO percent total in employee participation, something vital to foe drive efforts. The IomI United Way serves 29 different agencies in Comal Couity. Five years ago, Wort said fort number Mood Mahout 20. An increase in the need for services bu fostered snood for duMtkms. OnekwkrtfoeUnited Way thermometer, and it looks u if Comal County residents are meeting fort need. Last year's goal wu $265,000, $20,000 leu man this year's goal United Wa Canyon Lake members of tha Comal County United Way celebrated tha campaign's end by placing the buret over their thermometer. ‘It county-widodrto and I could not tavo don# It without ttokr hard work.’ - Don Maxwell Campaign Drive Chairman Bulverde members of tha Comal County Undid Why celebrated the campaign's and by placing the burst ovw their thermometer.^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^H The Comal County Way met last year's noel and wu one of the few aru united'W&y chapters id do to. !§§§§§ and by i    —a — - — — iLaL skiBMiMtoaoofose I in* Durst DVsr nisi ininfMvsDvi recall now under way By TECLO J. GARCIA Staff Writer .. as >*> A reported effort is underway to recall District 4 Council Member and Mayor Paul Fraser possibly ending weeks of speculation that district citizens would circulate petitions to unseat Fraser. As reported in the Herald-Zeitung three weeks ago, Fraser and his lawyer were aware a recall was possible then. Fraser said Monday night he was told petitions were circulating in his district in support of his recall, but could not offer evidence as he just learned of the apparent recall last night. David Wallace, chairman of the city’s Charter Review Committee and a staunch ally of Fraser, said he was told of the petitions and said the situation was a political one. “It's a shame. It's going to tear this city apart,** he Mid. District 4 resident and former council member Betty Lou Rushing said she thought Fraser wu doing a good job. “"We are all starting to act like a bunch of spoiled chil* dren." _ Elderly woman killed in three vehicle accident From staff reports A 72-year-old woman wu killed in a three vehicle accident WtTSO pTTr-Satunday night at the intersection of Bulverde Rd. and U.S. Highway 281. Regina Mac Owens, a passenger in a vehicle fort attempted to cross 281 westbound, died at Brooke Army Medical Center later that Saturday night. Two other people were injured in foe crash, but were released from area hospitals. According to Department of Public Safety reports, Owens wu in Goo Metro driven by Everett Cockrell traveling west on Bulverde Road when it attempted to cross 281. It failed to yield right of way to a 1989 Buick traveling south on 281. The Metro wu hit broadside on the passengers side by the Buick. The Buick bounced off the metro and collided with another vehicle traveling south on 281. Council tackles traffic problems in local neighborhood By TECLO J. GARCIA Staff Writer New Braunfels citizens are discovering one of foe aide effects of stable growth and prosperity in a city— increasing traffic problems. As builders continue to build homes within foe city limits at a record pace, the number of automobiles added to the existing streets and neighborhood acceu roads increases u well. Monday the New Braunfels City Council again dealt with another traffic “problem** fort feces a load neighborhood. The council voted to table foe motion to extend Ridge Hill Drive to Loop 337 on foe city’* wert aide, lie extension would give drivers access to Keriick Lane and Mission Hills Drive from the Loop 337. This is something many residents of fort area would like not to see happen, although the city's master pfen calls for the road to be extended. Residents have divided over the issue u have omen with similar traffic problems plaguing their neighbor-hoods in other parts of New Braunfels: those who soy they do not wart more traffic through their neighborhood, and those who ay foe extra traffic is a part of over all growth and people should accept it. Mayor Pio-Tem Chris Bowers opposed tabling foe lime h^piaf hp mid twilling wpulri he iconwiplkh^d^y delaying a vote on the issue. “We’re growing and there needs to be acme acceu in fort area,” he said.'There is no way you’re going tour iffy everyone.*' Council member Brenda district in motion to hood and soFor subscription, advertising or news information, call 625-9144 (Metro 606-0846) ;