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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 28, 1993, New Braunfels, Texas TUESDAY! SVHS    boys shoot for third consecutive win ■ See    P.    5 410 50 CENTS March 21,1845 March 21, IMS New Braunfels So~UEST^r6 c‘ 7    I    C/•' 0 F'ijfci L OR IX /99 c'627 e ^«^*USHTNi IG paso, INSIPE Dallas man selected as water monitor Obituaries......... .....2 Dear Abby......... .....2 Opinion........... .....4 Sports Day........ ... .5, 6 Classifieds......... .. .8-10 Stammtisch Birthday wishes! The New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung extends the following birthday wishes to; Edmund CieUnski, Nina Booth, NietDindck, Marjorie Garrott, Hortense Karbach, Helen Mason, Erwin Reininger, Marjie SegaUe. Happy Anniversary to Glen dc Marin Ostberg. 13th Bridal Fair scheduled for Jan. 3 On Tuesday, Jan. 4, the New Braunfels Bridal Fair Association will host its 13th annual Bridal Fair at the New Braunfels Civic Center, located at 380 S. Seguin St. Admission is $3. Doon open at 6:30 p.m. All facets of planning a wedding from engagement to honeymoon to moving into a first home are represented by the bridal consultants participating — including jewelry, hair styling and nail care, flowers and other special decorations, catering, photography, wedding dresses, hotels, reception rooms, honeymoon travels, chinaware, and more. A bridal gown fashion show will be interrupted only by the awarding of exquisite prizes given by participating businesses. This year's prizes will include groom's gifts as well. You're invited to visit the booths of each participating business to see WU services and items they have to offer and to register to win each consultant's giveaway. Bullpoll available counselor The business counselor from the University of Texas at San Antonio School of Business will be in the New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce office all day Tuesday, Dec. 28, to offer free advioe to small businesses. These services are also available for people considering starting a new business. Areas ct counseling include expansion, management, pre-venture feasibility, lout packaging, cash flow and more. Call 625-2385 to make an appointment for this free, confidential aervice. Sartoma Club to moot Wednesday The New Braunfels Saloma Club will mea a 7 am. Wednes-at Krause's, meeting is to elect the board and new officers. Ail mem-ben are invited to attend. day a1 The CASA aoeoptlna applications for training Comal County Child Advocacy, Inc., (CASAX a United Way ftineded program serving the best interests of abused and neglected children in court, is accepting applications for the January volunteer training program beginning Jan. IO The training will take place a Southbank Subdivision in the clubhouse. Anyone interacted should call Jackie Vann a 620-5536. Stnmmdnch (The New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung Invites Us readers to submit items to Stammdsch. According lo the Sophienburg Archives and members cf the German community, "Stammtisch" represents a sitting place for members cf the community to gather and share the day's happenings. We invite you to share wUh us.) By ROSIE MARIE EASH Staff Writer A briefing attorney for U.S. District Judge Lucius D. Bunton said Monday that he had just signed an order giving the concerned parties until Jan. 7 to fDe any objections tiiey have to the appointment of Joe G. Moore, Jr. as the water monitor for the Edwards Aquifer. According to the official, Moore was a candidate suggested by the Sierra Club. "I have no specific plan in mind," said Moore. "I would follow the orders of the court. I am familiar with the Edwards Aquifer situation. My first exposure was in 1965 working on San Antonio's water supply." Judge sets Jan. 7 deadline for objections Moore was executive director of the Texas Water Development board, chairman of the stale water pollution control agency and served with the national waler pollution control program prior to tire creatkn of the Environmental Protection Agency. He also has acted as a special master under state district court to dean up lead pollution in west Dallas and served a federal district court order to bring Detroit's waste water treatment plant into compliance with environmental statutes. Moore also taught environmental law, regu lation and public policy in a graduate program in environmental sdenoe at the University of Texv a Dallas for 13 years. He is currently the chief executive officer for Process Dos Control in Dallas, a software environmental data reporting company. Locally, Doug Miller, who has acted aa the water representative for Comal County interests, did not know Moore but did say there ntight be some objection for industrialists in San Antonio since Moore RJpean to be an environmen-talist. Kenneth Heels, a Comal County representative on tire Edwards Underground Water District board, was also unftmiliar with Moore and did net wish to    psi    hjf    appointment    ft    this time. Bunton «!» triffid the* the parties a good rara chott to Determine me metnoa ana source of compensation fiar the water monitor by Jan. 31 and he sa a date of April 15 for a status hearing. The Sierra Chib had requested th* a woer monitor be appointed to    the status of the Edwards Aquifer when the Edwards Aquifer Authority was unable to take over management of the Edwards as a reauh of the Justice Department mHng tilt the EAA's appointed board violated the Voting Rights Act Working on the railroad HereM-Zehung photo by JOHN HUSETH Union Pacific workers Ed Roberson (right) Byron Weathered, U.L White, Bonnie Rlchardeon, JA Stephana and Jimmy Miller worked to tooted crossing arms at the Live Oak Street crossing Monday afternoon. No traffic fatalities reported in county By JENNIFER ROMPEL sun wrn#f Traffic was heavy during the Christmas weekend but only a few accidents were reported, according to Sgt. John Ritter of the Department of Public Safety. Ritter said no fatality accidents occurred during the weekend "There was quite a bit of traffic and there were a few accidents," he said "The troopers were out in force doing their normal routine duties," said Ritter. "They were keeping the (Sulk drivers of the road and keeping the speed down Speeding and DW! are the win ciuk i of accidents." Ritter said the heaviest days for traffic were Friday and Sunday. This weekend will alro prove to be busy for Department of Public Safety troopers. Ritter said patrols will be heavy this weekend to keep drunk driver's offthe road on New Year’s Eve. "If people are drinking, we hope they will have a designated driver," he said blo traffic checkpoints are expected to be put in place, but troopers will be QU the lookout for pot## dnffih (bi. vers, according to Ritter. "Troopers will be out in force. We will all be working to keep accidents down in the county," he arid "We will have our normal routine patrols over the main traveled roads in Comal County," he said "That will include roads such as Highway 281, Internals Highway 35 sod the form to market roads. Early voting for special election now underway By JBtBPCR ROMPEL Blaff Writer_ Early voting for the Jan 15spedal election began this week. The election is for the District 2 city council sea. Running for the sea sn forma city Qnunriitnin Din Broma and Mary Serold Early voting will continue through Jan. ll. Voters can cast their ballots in Room 306 of the Comal County Courthouse Annex on the Downtown Plaza. The sea for Diaria 2 was left vacant after Bremer was recalled on Nov. I Serold was among a group of citizens who lad the recall effort. True Women’ now available Janice Woods Windlevirited New Braunfels during ha research for ha new novel end spoke et the Qty Forties Club lea July. Ha book, Dye Women, ii now available from G. P. Putnam'! Sons and in addition to its local appeal bcosMtf of the familiar Hill Country eating, the novel promises to be I bestsella. "Janice Woods Windle has pa-formed • family miracle," raid James A. Michener. "Her hook, True Women, is actually two books, a depiction of ha distinguished Texas family, and sn engrossing novel built upon ha real ancestors. She recalls vivid stories from ha family's psst, but also weaves them into a well-constructed novel. I know of no other book like it. Exdtiig gory telling." Basad on the lives of ft vs women who lived within 150 miles of Seguin, True Women also has more local connection. Dr. Luny Waldrip, a local vetoninsrian, provided aooea to some pepen belonging to his grao-gn* gnu tin* Aha, Jane labella Ashby McCullough, who was a relative of the main character, Euphoria Texas Ashby King. Windle came to New Braunfels to do her research. Holiday deliveries were up 5 to 10% over last year, local postmaster reports Si JPBMPBR ROMPBL The Christmas aaaaon watt by smoothly, sooocdlng to New    Foramina Brett Moi and Moland Mid packages and cards wen delivered on time this year despite the flat some employees were unebU to coma to work beceuM of illness "We had a little ilcknsM and dot hurt a little," ha Mid. Overall, 61,000 packages were delivered from Dec. I to Dec. 25. Moland nid t&a is 5 to IO paean bigha titan the    cf y^^gf delivered la yea. He also laid'no additional amployiM ware hired this year to help with the Chrismal nub. "Our contracts require that during Decemba fewer people can ba on vaooion. Wa uaad to have to hire additional people, but wa dont any Ionia,1" ha Mid. Express mail packages were delivered ChrlstmM0ay, according to Moland. He aeid ll express mail pedogM were lent and 15 wan delivered. Ila iHnalning than wan nm delivered baooiM ma p^ aona to whom may were aam were na home, he aaia. “WaVa starting Into another haavy parted baonuaa af th# Publlshm's Ctaarlnghouoa, Amarlaan Family and •takes.” • Brant Moland Now Braunfels Postmaster At of Monty, At aiabv of pMli Ma, mm wa back to fwnii, according to Moiimd Moland saki things will not alow down for poetal employees unm Aute. AVe'w noting into anotia he*y period bec** cf ma Publisher's CUsrlrqhouaa. American Family aid Read-ar's Digaa swecparakss," ha Mid. Affa tha lima, tbs haemal Revenue jerries win baga kl mail out, ba laid For news, advertising or subscription information, call 625-9144 ;