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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 17, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas Canyon Basketball Classic begins today, Page IO New Braunfels VIV Thursday December 17 1987 25 Cents One Section 16 Pages S«*le I'TA will have its christmai program ami meeting today at 7 p rn in the school iafeteria E lith tirade 'student" .sill perform for th** program \ benefit for New Braunfels Ja>< ees Tons for lots will tw* Kri day evening at Ktxn I anding Coon tv Line Hand will entertain There i a $ ? cover ( harge with I! going to Toys for Tigs iHmations of toys am non perishable good will f** ac opted in additM>n to the entertainment an auction of a wide range of donat»sI items is planned A familN night (nit with games is planned h\ Ms peter and Paul School starting at 7 tit p rn satur day at ’st Mary s p., There win he games door prs.'es and bal* od goods pro* eeds will go to tie ne? it I .ilhoiic edu* allot, Frat* bat vslttin wilt also fir un atl«t> e sandra Puentes ami \ irgutta i»or zales are misting a Christ rn as dam to benet it nets In children ii the community The dance will I*- prs 2u from 5 to ll p rn at Hermann Sons len’ge St us it tie bv Los Diamante" lh*, Norte amt Ii rape- I i sam r.strat.a I u "*.«*»* s per person or I - per coup e Ism.* tis id gifts for children ages thraugf 12 will tie at * cpted Fire department moves following asbestos find Bv DAVID MAY Stat! Writer New Braunfels Fire I department officials moved earlier ti < year from i entral Fire station to make way for a new station have been forced to move again This time the move is because asbestos ua* discovered in the ceiling of the tem porarv quarter" Meanwhile offices of the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission re mam in their confines at 705 < omal a former naval training facility built in the HScs and now owned by the city A County Health I>epartment assis tant who worked rn the building for IS years said this week she has notified her doctor who will monitor her condition Fire Chief Phil Baker said the astrestos was discovered about a month ago as painting and remodel mg work in the health department > former offices w as being done A ie' of the material a stucco-type mix ture blown onto paper lathed back mg revealed an asbestos omentra tion of between 3 and 6 pert en? That s a relatively low ex posure said Baker from the depart men? s new temporary offices at TI5 Klingeman a building ow ned by New Braunfels I Billies The fire depart men? will be required to pay utilities and maintain janitorial services at the facility It s no real emergency but we See ASBESTOS- Page 7 Recreation board ready for business Fish unhurt by reduction in river flow B * SARAH DUKE Staff Writer t.u.ilalui** Blanco River Authority tis humans said Wednesday it is ir,likely that fish in the Guadalupe River will t» damaged by a drastic trop in flow Right now the fish are boled up in •he pools m the river said Jim Arn st UBR A s water quality services supervisor Plow into the river slop^ t*“d Monday n gi t when pumping equipment was lamagi*d bv strong w iuds There is a very slight flow right now \rnst said V fish w*>uid not *rv f. gii from p***i •*» pool But the fish are in good shain* The bottom in* is there should Th* no fish killed \m-st said at«>ut I cut'!* foot |H*r se i a md of w ater is flow mg into the river Uduw th«* dam That how is <jown from tho * cts required h\ the federal government during onstnic* tior ti the ( anv(Mi Dam hvdroelectnc sim e tfw August takeover of Tramways by (.revhound the Bm ti buxmg aper at Krci has changed quite a bit There are now atanit 21 f»us*-s rolhng *hrough the -ne- tv nrry day and the business has cut ?s shipping charges t v about TU pee C**fH A spoil * sir . af th** .*«*, i, I. rev hound office It*' Tf j<te Center lime saki the bus > a great way h< get sontewbere for Chfixtmai* *ir t*• send y«Hir gifts to anywhere sr ti * v uuntry Hose' **ur. 24 fwK.r s a Cav ah* feu* ■ Hher shipping serve es <*rtiy i>i«**rate it*-ut eight flour s a day \ pa* k.*g** going av far as New A ink itvuid get there in atsnit two days tty bus sh** V w«- f a «• filing s the s*-epage urn the dam Artist said He added ut the dissolved oxygen levels and afer temperature are .riequat* to ippoft lh** fish until repairs are ade and pumping resumes Vmst said because this is the • es- part of year and 'bere is ht’le v a pi traitor! in th** river the fish *    4    have    no    problem    surviving The Federal Fbergy Regulatory omitnssion requires the riser See FISH Page J The lo* a1 fire .-pet, Ham to * areg arni * a lf (las (rn Friday the < ans or Lake v t ion ( enter folks will be Ca reg mg iii th** area VA ate h for their wagon lh* Ai Iitm t enter aiwl thrift shop will ta* • kind IV* H through Jan 4 arui un Jan 22 an**. Ii ?Ive* i enter plans a rummage sate Vet I*in ( enter .ea«lers warn that any (me sol it ic mg funds (in* the Aition ( enter should ta* asked to shaw rodent uh "ME r*VT " "MESE ~*.E vSwl >€* EN ?nC’ ’ No . *^s " taw ve*s ►''IU; StuNic: 4 CG ’ ■> : 7 shopping days to Christmas tiray skies are in the forts ast for at least tin* next couple of day s To*lav light ram and drizzle were reported til several areas of New Braunfels ami the county Highs today near >5 degree with tonight calling for clouds a low iii the mid 40s and mn tinned light I ain The Menu CLASSIE IID    13    15 COMICS    12 CROSSWORD....    3 OI AH ABBY    9 ENTERTAINMENT    9 KALEIDOSCOPE    I HOROSCOPE    12 SCRAPBOOK    6 SPORTS .......IOU TU LISTINGS.    12 WEATHER    *2 The tow water **»v*d in the Guadalupe Rive* has exposed the toe As in the river bed Photo bv Dery C ark The new board of directors* for Comal County s Water Oriented Recreation District in Its first organizational meeting Wednesday night got the easy duff out of the wav officers and their lengths of term-were decided Now the hard part begins The board will ultimately estat taxing and revenue procedures the district and is to implement various tmprovements and perma nent publk facilities around Canyon Lake and the Guadalupe River met at the offices of Precinct sh or It Justice of the Peace Howard "Curly Smith Die board decided for the time to continue meeting regularly at smith s office on the second VVednes day ot every month at 6 JU p m Spec ai meetings are expected to t*e called beginning in January as the board hopes to meet a self-imposed deadline of early April to have pro cedure.s prepared Jean Pfeuffer was named earlier by < omal County Commissioners Court as first chairman of the board which was approved in November by See BOAR D Page 2 Suspected AIDS victims released from county jail Two men kept in isolation at ('cm a1 County Jail for more than a week atter tieing suspected of suffering from an \ll»> related virus were released from custody yesterday one man received probation arid charges against fhe other were drop ped Both were transferred from Dallas County Jail Dec 8 on outstanding felony theft warrants here Local jail officials were upset that jail authorities in Dallas had not warned the (omal County transportation officer that fhe pair was suspected of carry mg the virus one of the men pleaded guilty before District Judge Charles Ramsay to charges of felony theft and theft of service He was accused of purchasing hundreds of dollars worth of clothing with bad checks and Bien See jail Page 2 Management plan Residents offer ideas to define drought, cut usage New Braunfels Fire Department responded in full force Wednesday afternoon to a fire call at a residence in the 900 block of Oasis Street They found a lot of smoke but little damage Officials said a child had draped a towel over a gas space heater in a bathroom The towel caught fire and sent smoke pouring through the structure The child grandmother and an unidentified man were able to escape as fire officials extinguished the small blaze Damage was estimated at around $200 (Photo by Dery! Clark) Cheer Fund , dona tions top goal Th** annual Cheer Fund spon soled by the HeraldZeitung has reached its goal to provide Christmas dinners for Zoo area families All additional donations will be placed in a special account to be used to start next year's drive The Herald Zen wig sponsors the fund drive each year and receive* assistance from the Na tarnal Guard and Community Service Center B . SAR AH OUK I S*• * W» lier New Braunfels resident* vt«**jnes day fessed about,»*♦ .* t i* as for tnak mg water last tonger during the firs? put Im meeting in Central Texas to gather publk input at**ut drought management Representatives of the Edwards I fFterground Wafer District told a group of loc al res,dents    the New Braunfels Civu (enter the district need* input to belp it Ie* kk* just when .« draught begins and how water should tie managed (rn* e a dnnjght in curs fie* en! legislation allows the ■I stru t ft* compile a drought management plan Edwards representatives have scheduled Close Call meetings thnnighout the fix** county region in the district those meeting" as well a" j se* odd group of meetings with professionals sn v.rived in water planning w ii pro vide the basis for a plan uh iudmg goals for water conservation and a means for monitoring the program Kenneth tkeG one of » on,al ( nun tv s representatives to the Edwards hoard told the approximateiy 2 p<**» pl*- present to remember what bap pele*I during th* mini drought of I *M an*! to think of reasonat se w.i.s to reduce water use do: mg more • v treme conditions Bul Bm kfu -z a ^onsuitar.t with I amp tlfesser and McKee said a drought management plan differs from (unser v at ion measures rn that onserv at ion is an ongoing process* while drought management would in elude possibly drastic measures to reduce consumption We re all in this together Bu* khoiz said adding that the five counties rn the aquifer region have to cooperate to ensure a future water supply The water use af each city or * ountv sn th** region directly affects th*- supply tor ’n** remainder of the area he added saying that is why it s s«) important that th** area work togetfw-r to plan for drought Doggy < * lass an Edwards consul 'ant pointed out that during drought conditions pumping from the aquifer ;s high«*st That pumping combined See DROUGHT Page 2 The Herald Zen lung will con tmue to publish the names of con tnbutor* to Cheer E und each day. The total in the fund is now $3,816 86 Donations Wednesday were from Mr and Mr* Wilfred. $10 Mr and Mrs Herbert Strunk, HO and anonymous donations of two bags of groceries Muriel Mooney. New Braunfels' Mrs. Clags shows off the dolls which she and some friends have dressed up for the holidays Tbe dolls will be distributed from the Community Service Center in connection with the Herald-Zeitung Cheer Fund. Helping Mrs. Mooney were Donna Walker. Berta Lepp, Cecilia Lowrie Jean Cooney, Sue Hasert Victoria Garcia, Resa Lagarde and Christine Zavala (Photo by Frances Bridges) ;