New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 28, 1994, New Braunfels, Texas
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16 pagsa in Ona section ■ Wednesday, Dec. 28,1994
Serving Comal County for more than 143 years ■ Home of ED A VICKI LANGHAM
i Vol. 143, No. 33
Letters to the editor........................5
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Birthday wlihts from the Herald Zrttungl
The New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung extends the following birthday wishes to; Kelly Koegle (Id years!), Alexandra Peres, Laurel Clara Espinosa (Dec. 27), NielDhnick, Marjorie Garrett, Hortense Karbach, Helen Mason, Erwin Rdnlncer, Rhonda Joost, Gloria Kolaork, Edmund CieHnski, Karen First Happy Annhersary to Ed & Yield Langham (16 years! Dec. 27).
City's Christmas tm recycling underway
The city af New Braunfels and New Braunfels Utilities began their annual Christmas tree recycling program in Lands Park, yesterday.
An area in the swimming pool paridng lot has been detignreed as the site to receive the trees. Approximately 1,491 trees were converted to mulch las Christmas. Approximately 7,448 trees hive been mulched during the las seven years.
Nails and other metal fasteners should be removed Bom the trees, officials said. The mulch is available free to residents.
Bridal Showcase •at for Jan. 4
On Wednesday, Jan. 4, the New Braunfels Bridal Association will host its 14th annual Bridal Showcase re the New Braunfels Civic Center, 380 S. Seguin Ave.
Admission is $3. Doors will open at 6:30 pm Anyone planning a wedding or are helping someone else who is, this will provide an excellent opportunity to gather information and guidance.
Nrw Year's Iv* party
Twas Nights will perform at the New Braunfels Civic Center on Dec. 31 from 9 p jn. to I SJH. during a dance benefitting United Cerebral Palsy.
Call 1-800-798-1492 fat
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Aa New Braunfels' 150th anniversary approaches, nam-bars of die community lie encouraged to begin selecting hems to be included hi a time capeule, which will be buried in comemoration of the Sesquicentennial year.
Submissions must be of paper origin, Ie, • photographs, letters, documents. Submis-•tom mutt dtar fit In *9X12 or#10*tw*lop*. Com Ar Mb* mitring envelopes fer inc!iifi<p in the rime capsule are SIO and $5, respectively.
Deadline ie Sept. 1,1995.
Submissions and payments can be made at the Greater Nov Braunfels Chamber of Commerce office, 390 S. Seguin. The capeule will be buried at the dvic oemer fer 50 yean.
This newspaper Ie printed on ffoyciBo
From staff and wire reports
The number of criminal offenses repotted by the New Diaunreis roucc Department oroppec across me Doera rot the month of November.
Fa major crimes, sexual areauhs, aneuhiind buttfflries were down from October. In addition, moat noticeably, applications for weapons processed under the Brady bill dropped from 41 in October and 41 in September to IS in November.
. The only categories on the rise were robberies from one in Ocfober to two in November and Drinking While Intoxicated were up to 9 from 6 the month before.
Moat law enforcement officials believe that mo* of the numbers will increase across the board because of the Christmas and New Year holidays. Typically, shoplifting increases as people try to get gifts for Christmas and people drive to and from gatherings.
Sexual Aseautt Total Burglaries burglary-habitation burgtary-non habitation burglary-motor vehicle burglary-*! other Theft/Shoplifting Auto Theft Arson
Total Arrests (including 0.W I.) Total 911 ceile received Traffics investigated by N6PD (none involved deaths)
13 26 a
Newly-introduced Rhino bullets carry super destructive capabilities
By CRAIG HAMMETT
Hvekt-Zmtung photo by MICHAEL DARNALL The Saaau lean term let window display at ChoHstfa Included a min la-ta. a woman and child and a decorated oak tree. The d leo lev woe
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taken down yeeterdey beceuee the tree woe daring out and could hove become e Ste hazard, owner Gene ChoMott cold.
Downtown Sesquicentennial window display depicts first Weihnachtfest for settlors
Two new bindi of buUca about to go on the market have raised the concerns of law enforcement officials.
Rhino and Black Rhino bullets are wippwffd to be able to cause marelve dtOttOf human tissue and pierce , fuch as fest worn by many
(Editor's note - This is the first in a series of profiles of the downtown New Brauqfeb Sesquicentennial window displays being featured through Jan. J at downtown businesses. Today - Chollett's Men's A Ladles' Fashions.)
From staff reports
They stepped off their ship with just their belongings, and much of those were necessities.
IPflf the Qgraian embarking
on their overland trip to what would soon be New Braunfels, the first Christmas in their new land was a simple one.
The first "Weichnachtfeat" it the scene which bu been on display st Cholletfi Men's Bl Ladies' Fashions, located st 204 San Antonio St., through yesterday.
Because of a faat-drying oak which could have bsoome a potential fire hazard, owned Gene 8l Denude
Chollett opted to —kf their display down yesterday.
According to Gene Chollett, the display included a man (dressed ai a minister), woman and child in what could have been a typical scene at the first Christmas.
Used in the display were tum-of-the-century candle holders, and an old German Bible.
"Most of the things we used belonged to my wife and I and some others belonged to Nancy Blevins who works with uan Gene arid The settlers had very little to work with, using waxed candles, red ribbons and candy to decorate their tree. We tried to keep this ae ripple as possible.''
The display was designed by Deannie Chollett, Gene said
The Sesquicentennial window displays are sponsored by tbs Oretta New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce.
The billets are made of cashoa-bescd plastics called polymers. These oui leis apparently orc ax into pieces impact, causing up to a six a eiglt-inch diameter wound The Black Rhino Vernon is convex with the plastic tip allowing it to penetrate bullet
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blfffi, Coronas banned mm Of -QopjrfBer bullets fear ware Teflon cooed os made of cenaln metal Shotes. Anotha type of bullet called a Black Talon is made of metal and back
Black Triana are legally available only to police, but have managed to find their way to rite market.
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Knmos ana mick Kfuoos, simougn reusing grerea damage, do not feu guidelines tscust dicy are mads oft type of piarelc, are mre-
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NBU board to consider Golf-Park contract, re-use water rates Thursday
From staff reporta
The Naw Braunfels Utilities Board ofTmstres will oonskkr the approval of a oontract and rates for the re-use wore for Gotf-Piik Naw Braunfels re its meeting Thursday Dec. 29, *4:30 pm. * the NBU on Main Flare.
The public golf course, which is ptesmdy trad* consmifldon sod treaded by Aurin firm, is poisid to rereivt effluent from tbs Groans water treatment plant The board gava preliminary approval to fea project la* math. Tha re-use program will beths first waft* recycle program in Comal County. There wre roms dlassreionbreween
Golf-Park could be first water recycle program in county
fire dreolapw and NBDon some oft* (ares it would have to pay tha utility. That should ba tutted re tire matting Thursday.
Iha board will also conred* fea fellowing:
■ awarding a tree trimming core inst fer one yea.
B purchasing tbs fellowing: eloo-tric lavatory, two way (idiot, a barit-hoWloedarodmisoallaireouiiervire
B approval to irtitiare a contract wife SchupMii Frepwrire on Grand Cyprere Apartment Complex Impost Fare. The complex will be located on the Guadalupe Riva en Highway ll.
BUW board will alto tha agreement with the City of New Breunfela referencing the ureter oeg^p ristor'a, Doug Miller, contract by authorising tha Oanaral Managtf to
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Texas passes New York as country’s second most populous state
By gCOn ROTHiGHKD Aaaooieted Preea Writer
AUSTIN (AF)—Twins have one more thing to brag about
The Lone Star Siree — a frontier In many piton aalii* this century—has replaced Naw York ai tha more populous stare in rite country.
Texans used tha Canun Bureau announoe-mere Tuesday to boast, reflect, and even gig thkfeplaoe New York.
-You know that commercial about rig pignre stuos whale dray are empaling Texas to Naw York City, and they wrinkle up their noel re New York? Th* biod of echoes my though*,” ggH ggg gjp, Layton Blick. D-Goidthwrits.
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Tims added 356,000 people in one yea. Wife 114 million (tridents re of lire July I, Taut overtook New York, which grew 16,000 to a total of Iii million.
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