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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 1, 1997, New Braunfels, Texas 6AnHera^^ Police ready for illegal revelry By MICHELLE KOtOIN Aesociiied Pro** Like other patrol officers and firefighter* around lex**, police in l l Paso are anticipating the celebratory shower* of bullet* that typically follow the stroke of midnight on New Year’* I ve I hat'* one of the reason* the Ll Paso Police Department ha* dec ided to put an extra 30 or w officer* on (lie street* tonight Police spokesman Al Velarde said dispatchers usually were flooded with gunfire and fireworks calls around the time die new year arrives "We've very concerned,” said Velarde, who has worked on several New Year’s fives in the past "I've heard semiautomatic gunfire,” he said "fit's) very scary a lot of lead coming back down to the Earth ” Officials in Dallas and Houston also are worried about illegal revelry, Russell Hatchelor, a senior fire prevention officer with the Dallas Fire Department, said lie was called out on a complaint about fireworks last New Year’s Lve While he was out, midnight arrived "At 12 o’clock, it was )ust gunfire everywhere, all around,” hatchelor said "Mullets have to come down somewhere We were fortunate " Doth the firing guns and setting off fireworks are big problems in the Dallas arca, he said As in many Texas cities including New Braunfels, fireworks are banned in the city of Dallas. Houston's fire chief says his department has gotten fireworks "pretty well under control ” ‘The gunfire is much more of a concern," Fire C hief Lddie Corral said < orral said in recent years officials had cracked down on Houstonians who buy fireworks outside of the city limits and bring them back for New Year’s Lve. Someone with more than $20 worth of fireworks, for instance, can be fined up to $1,000, he said, In addition, the fireworks are confiscated "That’s had an effect," Corral said San Antonio officials have also cracked down on fireworks entering the city, said Sgt Joery Smittick of tile San Antonio Police Department PeopleFonda bif bsllsvsr In ating gracefully NLW YORK (AP) Jane Fonda says she believes in aging gnu chilly "Anyone can tell when a woman no longer looks as young, we all show signs of aging,” Fonda says in the January issue of Living Fit magazine, “What matters most is what’s going on inside ’’lf a woman feels good about herself, if she s curious and open, and in a learning mode, she's going to be interesting ” Fonda, the Oscar-winning actress who later became famous for her workout videos and hooks, says site still exercises, but doesn't try the high energy regimen in her 19X1 Workout ( .’biltong* video "I wouldn't want to, and, no, I don’t," she said "I'm 39 years old I’d probably get hurt"Hors# won’t be debit e let of construction I LLLURIDE, Colo. (AP; (diver Slone has gone green The director of "JFK" and "Platoon" ha* signed an agreement that limit* him from building or *uhdividing his 1,000 acre ranch about IO miles west of Telluride Stone's ranch includes cattle pastures, wetlands and deep hassled canyons In recent years, development has endangered plants and wildlife and threatened the river system around Telluride, according to The Nature Conservancy -lo#    *    v    fi |j    \ ..} rNightclub got* to hoot Votvot II vie fiomo HOUSTON (AP) Elvis does not have to leave the building I bat’s the ruling of a federal judge who said that The Velvet IT via nightclub is entitled to its name and doe* not violate the trademarks held by Presley's enate U S District Judge Vanessa fillmore Monday denied nearly all claims made by Elvis Presley I nterprises Int , which sued Harry ( apace in 1994 to force him to change the name of his Houston nightspot. < apece contended "The Velvet Elvis” was chosen not to pay homage Iii Elvis, bul to evoke images of an era when cheesy velvet paintings, lava lamps and hell bottom slacks were popular I he bar is decorated with oil-on velvet paintings, including likenesses of 11 vis, the Mona Lisa and Malcolm X, Elvis Presley Enterprise* said the company would appeal and "vigorously defend our rigJits to the name Elvis ” Looking Back ROSEMARIE LEISSNER GREGORY Lf*#.tai to tho I torald IMMDQ 12) years ago (1X71) Translators C art arid Libel Saur It will take at least 2 months before (fie bridge is completed since tile iron materials have, as yet, not arrived The three high pillars won't he completed until after ( hnsfmas During (lie afternoon of December 23, IM?I, the Shooting Club held their target shooting practice at the “Point". I afer dances were held at Petri's Halle, Weichold's Halle, aint Schuhrnacher’s Hall The Gymnastic Society of New Hraunfclshad their celebration at Weichold's Dr l.ehde arid his wife left for New Orleans to attend tile funeral of hts father. Die Dr plans in return on January 4, 1X72, IOO years ago (1X96) Translator Lottie NetrergMll Miller Wamingf My wife has left mc for no reason, and llierefore I declare that I will not pay for any debts she makes in my name Pele Keilaod Warning! J herewith declare (fiat I will lait be responsible for any debts incurred by members of my family, (elatives, or any person who borrows money in my name Ludwig J airer Sr Nonce* All who have tickets good for one dozen cabinet photos, may make use of them up lo Jan IO, Hoffmann, die new photographer Tree Nursery A Fruit trees, only die good hearing kinds, ornamental trees; roses, and all kinds of flowering bushes for sale by Mrs Hubert ( Olinda Orders may he placed al I ode Pharmacy or with I hcodor I ggeling 7) years ago (1921) Arlene Krueger Seales Lrnil Nowotny and family, of Rosenberg, are spending die Itohdayt at lite luJmund Siaats home Hermann Dietel, of St Louts, is here on a visit to his parents, Prof and Mrs lf L. Dietel, arid his many friends Miss Marguerite Fischer, who is musing al the Base Hospital, Ii Sam Houston, spent ( hristmas with her father, Hilmar Fischer, Miss Thelma buttle, of the Industrial ( Til lege of Arts of Denton, has arrived to spent die holidays with her parent*, Mr *nd Mrs W 8. Suit Ie Today the Herald is 31 years young Just thirty-one years ago some one stumbled into this town with a hand press and some type and got busy There was no typesetting machine or folder or job press or electric fixtures on the invoice There is today a business, thanks to the good people of New Braunfels and other uiwna, dial is worth caring for And our competitors Messrs Oheim and Nehergall, of die /eitung As fine men as we ever bucked up against lf we run slum of anything and they have it the article wanted Mum changes base In other words, we have it arui they do ruit And the people, We find them careful, conservative and ready to aid in enterprise* that carry worth hut slow to jump at sdiemrs thai seem to have little else hut wind As the paper grows older it is our luifie to have It grow stronger and better 30 years ago (1946; Hefty Pfeuffer f nesch New Braunfels light and power users got a a collective wind fall Christmas presents in the form of reduced dales running $40,000 a year from die city owned Utilities as a result of action of the Utilities Hoard Friday night J M francis, general manager, made tile annoont emcni Saturday saying "In keeping with good business practices, die New Braunfels Utilities are passing off to its consumers the savings in rate reductions, occasioned by the increased sales during the last few years This reduction in rates will permit the installation of convenient electrical appliances (hat are becoming available in im reusing numbers New Braunfels Girl Scouts are opening a drive spearheaded by financial committee consisting of ( urt Schmidt am) I rank De Pasqual, this week to raise $3,300 as ( oms! ( ounly's quota of die funds needed lo Ootid wlial is expected to he one of the finest Girl Scout camps in the nation un the Peace Bend peninsula tm Lake Travis, Schmidt announced Saturday, Showing al the Brauntex Sunday, Monday and Tuesday, THE BIG SLEEP starring Hamphrcy BOGART and Lauren BACALL 23 years ago (1971) Myra Lee Adams GofY The Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors elected Carroll Hoffmann as the I97X Chamber; president (hiring die Monday noon meeting al Krause's Cafe .. At the same time, the directors elected J C Reagan first vice president, Johnny Hueche second vice president, and liob Holm as third vice president T hese officers will serve for the calendar year of 1972 Raymond M udcz Jr who began working for City Pharmacy in 1966 as a delivery boy and who was employed there as a<jphsrmacist following his graduation from the University of Texas, is the new owner of the drug store Mendez assumed, hi* new role of owner pharmacist Dec I The store was formerly owned fry I ritz Schcffef New Braunfels Junior High School closed school for die holidays with a ( hristmas assemble which heralded the coming of ( hristmas with narration by    I erry    Dtetcrt interspersed with music by the sctiool chorus and the band Sixth graders concluded the program with a T was The Night Before (hristmas mint' musical „ Principal William Karnau welcomed per ems and students and introduced ferry Dietert who began the Christmas program Terry read the story of the coming of Christmas The musical interludes concluded with the chorus singing “A Very Merry ( hristmas’’ I lie sixth grade chorus, each member wearing a bright red bow tic, then grouped themselves around the piano Director Wilfred Wctnhcimcr and Mrs (ilyn Guff, playing in duet, accompanied the chorus as they began their musical version of “Twas die Nig)it Before ( hristmas " STARTS TODAY! NEW YEAR'SCLEARANCE A GREAT SELECTION OF FALL & WINTER MERCHANDISE •VV/ , A j1J V V', ' y VT, /JI A" K IV: ',V ’ j •    !'!    f y. ' /; ' a -    v/.'l /.I l/.k 1 •A 1    , Vs',*    ” V MV • 7 V, ,A*- 7, V \{ >''' s ; > V" 7 '' j ! JI ABEAUS rn We’re Looking For A Few Good Local Heroes. Help us find them by Jan IO, 1997. We all know someone who ha* done something to make their community a better place to live, I he New Braunfels Herald'/citung would like to recognize those deserving people in it* annual Horizon* edition, March 16*2 J, 1997. Nomination* are being accepted through January IO, 1997 for the (annal County Unsung Kernel, Unhung Heroes are people who have made a lignitic ant volunteer contribution to their communities hue who do not receive recognition for their work, To nominate lomeone for flu* special honor, lend a letter describing the nominee and why he or die should lie clumen. He sure to include information on how to connu t the nominee as well as the nominator! or use the form below, Send letters or fax tot Managing Editor Ma all Boyd, The New Braunfels Heralcl'Zeitung, 707 banda Si,, New Braunfels, Texas 781 K), (210) 625-9144. Unsung Heroes and their nominators will be recognized at a special reception on March 21, 1997, New Braunfels The deadline rn 5 p.m. Friday, January IO, 1097, Nominator: Address: Herald-Zeitung Phone Number:, I am nominating because: Working to I it* im indispensable pan at your Bay -t. ;