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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 14, 1993, New Braunfels, Texas New Braunfels John Peaoock of tho Now Braunfoio Qtnorai Storo woo slightly Injured when tho forklift ho woo driving over-turned on Hinman Island Drive Friday afternoon. The forklift struck the curb and overturned throwing Sunday, February 14,1993 Serving Comal County/ Homo of Wade Schaetz Vol. 141, No. 62 — Dally 50 cents, Sunday 75 cents Barbara Jordan Chamber sets March TLC conference The 27th Annual Texas Legislative Conference to be held in New Braunfels, March 25-26, will feature speakers from the local, state and national scene on the subject of job creation, according to Arrangements Committee Chair Bill Cone. The conference will also honor Barbara Jordan as the Texan of the Year at a reception at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 25 in the New Braunfels Civic Center. The conference will begin at 8:30 a.m. Friday, March 26 in the New Braunfels Civic Center. Featured speakers include noted Texas economist Dr. M. Ray Perryman, U.S. Senator Bob Krueger and two panels dealing with job creation at the local and state level The panel on job creation at the state level will be moderated by Cassandra Carr, Chair, Texas Department of Human Services and External Affairs Vice President, Southwestern Bell Telephone of Texas. The panel speakers are State Representative Kenneth Brimmer, Chair of the House Business and Industry Committee; Eddie Cavazos, Chair-Designate, Texas Employment Commission; John N. Crutchfield, III, Manager, Economic Development, Central Power and Light Company; State Senator D. H. (Ike) Harris, Chair of the Senate State Affairs Committee; Larry Milner, President, Texas Chamber of Commerce; and William E. Robson, Chair of the Board, Texas Association of Business and Senior Vice President of Operations, Lub/s Cafeterias, Inc. Another segment of the conference will omI with job creation at the local level and the speakers include Mario Hernandos, First Vice President, Texas Industrial Development Council and President, San Antonio Economic Development Foundation; Lorraine Perryman, Mayor, City of Odessa; Pike Powers, former’Chairman of the Board of the Austin Chamber of Commerce and a part- SBB JORDAN, 2A Garden Ridge development project hits snag The Garden Ridge City Council met in a By (URY P. CARROLL Herakl-Zettung idge City1 called session Friday night to discuss what action to take regarding the status of the Woods of Garden Ridge — a proposed residential development project John Barranco, who represents the owner of the property, sent a letter to the coun cil asV ‘ng them to Mpostpone farther consideration of the subdivision known as the Woods of Garden Ridge," until a homeowners association document could be put together. Following the reading of the letter, Councilman Reed Switzer told the council legal developments with Barranco and the owner of the property could curtail the pro ject Neither Switzer nor other council members released the property owner’s name. "A trade agent has suggested just today (Friday) that the city council be advised of the situation in order that no more time or effort be spent on the development of this property," Switzer said. Planning and Zoning Commissioner Dr. Charles Elia was taken by surprise at Switzer’s announcement and said he was unaware of the new developments with Barranco and the owner. "You could have called me and told me," Elia amid. "I would have done the courtesy for you." SM RIDGE, 2A DEBUTANTES BALL Debutante UM Cristin Sciantarelli bows during her presentation as escort Jaye Garza, left, and father Edward Sciantarelli watch on. The debutantes spent the past week preparing for the 'Masked Bal,” held Saturday at the New Braunfels Civic Center. Photo by John Huseth. Mothers’ society celebrates IOO years By ROBE MAM EASH Hearkf-Zeltung The St Ann’s Christian Mothers’ Society will celebrate its 100th anniversary with a noon luncheon on Thursday at the Knights of Columbus Hall at Landa St. The guest speaker for the occasion will be Father Bertin Roll, the national director of the Arch confraternity of Christian Mothers. The local chapter was founded in 1893 by Father J. M. J. Wack, Pastor of Sts. Peter and Paul Church. It was dedicated to mutual concern and prayers for the spiritual welfare of the children and families of its members and of each other. Under the special patronage of the "Mother of Sorrow^ the members try to provide a truly Christian home and church environment for their children and families. The first Sunday of each month the society sponsors a Mass to that end and in memovy of their deceased members. The society also takes care of the altar needs for Ste. Peter and Paul Catholic Church. They provide the flowers, candles, linens, vestments and cleaning. Members assist the parish and church whenever and wherever possible. St. Ann's Christian Mothers Society is one of 3,400 confraternities affiliated with the Pitts burgh, Pennsylvania Arch confraternity which is directed by Capuchin Friars. There are six Arch confraternities of Christian Mothers in the world. In addition the U.S. Arch confraternity, there are Arch confraternities in Paris, Rome, Regensburg (Ratisbon), Krakow and Einsidlen. Tees I rn off may be contacted for more information or reservations at 625-7792 or Myra Ebert at 629* 7792. Sherrifs to share wealth of skater loot By GARY P. CARROLL Staff Writer The Comal County Sherrifs Office received 52 skateboards from the United States Customs Office, Thursday, following the seizure of the skateboards by customs agents in Laredo. More than 1,000 "copy cat" Ninja Turtle and Bart Simpson skat** boards were confiscated by U.S. Customs after they were found to be in violation of federal trademark regulations. Mirage Studios, holder of the trademarks, agreed to let customs donate the skatboards to charitable organi rations. Acting Chief Deputy Jim Clifton of the Comal County Sherrifs Department said the skateboards will be given away as a part of the "Green Santa” project, an ongoing project designed to provide charitable organizations with gifts throughout Die year. "It’s a program where we take our Christmas presents which we give to local families every year and spread it out throughout the year,” Clifton said. Property seised by Customs can be sold at a public auction, destroyed or donated to charitable organisations, and Clifton said this is the first time the "Green Santa” program has benefited from Customs. "We’ve been doing this program where we give things away at Christmas for four years," Clifton said, "but as far as us getting anything from Customs this is the first time." The skateboards can be given to organizations or to individuals, but Clifton said that Sherrif Jack Bremer has not yet made any definite plans for distributing them. Mosel to file for city council Ptaoook away from int vehicle. pnoto oy Jonn Huttm. Chris Mosel, of New Braunfels announced Friday his intent to run for one of the three at-large city council seats that will open in May. "There are things that I feel still have not been addressed,” said Mosel. "I think that some of my concerns are not being dealt with at all.” Mosel, theatre manager for the Brauntex Theater said that his goals include improving services, cleaning the environment, creating a city-wide recycling program, and strengthening the city police department. He also said he hopes to trim the city budget to provide services without increased taxation. Mosel said he has lived in New Braunfels most of his lifs, and has been involved with the Comal County Children s Shelter and the boys and girls facilities of Teen Connection. IndexStammtisch Lottery CLASSIFIED.......... COMICS................. ENTERTAINMENT..! 0-11A RECORDS.............. OBITUARIES......... OPINIONS.............. •PORTS................. .12-14A WATER WATCH.... WIATHIR............. Bott wights The New Braunfels Hsrald-Zeitung sends Birthday wishes to Eddie Ortii, Cliflfbrd Wade Schuetz, Gabriel Noyola, Barbara Crull, Ernest Arredondo, Lillian Weber, Hector Leal Jr., Mary Jane Bustos and Shirley Hayes. Monday birthday wishes go to Ashley Gallagher, Lula Melchior Stuart, Mrs. Lonnie Schmidt, Teresa Urie*, Guadalupe Suares, Joanna Whitley and Stanley Bird. Belated birthday wishes go to Victoria Graham, Leslie Jon Schmidt, Mary Carmen Urias and Hsrlinda C. Leal. Anniversary wishes bo to Luis and Janie Moreno, Mr. and Mrs. Arredondo, Alfredo and Pat Rosales and Mr. and Mrs. Brian Poer-ster. Belated anniversary wishes go to William and Margaret Feteeh.Project Graduation Project Graduation for Seniors at Canyon High School and their parents will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 18, in the Common Building at the school.Financial Freedom Seminar St. John's Episcopal Church, 312 S. Guenther, is sponsoring a Financial Freedom Seminar from 7-9 p.m. Thursday!, beginning Fab. 25. It will last 20 weeks. The seminar includes videos by Jim Sammons on getting out of debt, dealing with compromises and making investments. The cost is $25 for materials. For more information, call 625-2532. Saturdays numbers AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -Here are results of Lotto Texas winning numbers drawn Saturday by the Texas Lottery: 6-20-29-38-41*46 Estimated Lotto Texas jackpot: $3 million for Homo Deliveiy in New Biaunfels.and Comal County — Call 025-9144 ;