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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 13, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas State income tax bill won’t be up soon says lawmaker. See Page 5ARangers, Unicorns both m post lopsided baseball victories. JC See Page QA4l Treat kids toLeprechaun Ice Cream Sandwiches. NfjP    See    Page    1B New BraunfelsWednesday March 13, 1991 25 Cents Two Sections, 18 Pages Stammtisch Park Best wishes The New Braunfels Herald Zei-tung would like to wish “Happy Birthday” unlay to Leandra Pineda, Regina Gonzales Sauceda, Margi Handrick. Yvonne McClughan, Kevin Story, Brittney Beeson, Nicole Moreno, Ricky Perez, Doris Tasto, Randal Bales, Andy Hartman, Ken Hartman, Jovita Aguirre, Linda Haugh, Ema Burkhardt, Juanita C. Gutierrez., Aaron Michael Cantu, Socorro Martinez, Junior Rodriguez, and Ann Juarez. A belated birthday wish is directed to Lynda Ressel. “Happy Anniversary” today to Mr. and Mrs. Frankie Altwein. Know of a birthday or anniversary? Call our receptionist at 625-9144 the day before — we’d like to share in the greetings. Music Study Club The New Braunfels Music Study Club (TFMC, NFMQ will meet Thursday at 7:30 p.m. at the home of Carlo and Gertrude Fischer, 295 S. Santa Clara. Soloist Marybcth Smith will be accompanied at the piano by her husband Timothy Smith. Thelma Schleyer will give a report on Mozart, which is the theme of the evening. Meet the Candidates Friends for Rivers is hosting a Meet the Candidates night for New Braunfels City Council candidates. The four who have filed for election to date have indicated they will attend. The session is March 26 at 7:30 p.m. in the Herb Schneider Room at Victoria Bank and Trust, 1000 N Walnut. Each candidate will present a prepared statement, which will be followed by a question-and-answer session. The public is invited to hear the early positions of the candidates in the May 4 election. League volunteers The New Braunfels Service League is planning for the new Placement Year, which starts June I. If your organization needs help from volunteers and you are not on the current approved list of placement choices with the New Braunfels Service League, call Connie Juries at 629-2414 or Donna Debner at 625-5208. Request deadline is Friday. Senior center Donations to honor living or deceased |)ersons are invited on behalf of the expanded Senior Citizens Center of Comal County. Such donations are tax-deductible and should be mailed to Comal County Senior Citizens Foundation, P.O. Box 312085, New Braunfels, Texas 78131-2085. All Sn STAMMTISCH, Pag* 2A After a high in New Braunfels Tuesday of 84 degrees and an overnight low of 42, a sunny and warm day is forecast today with winds from the northwest at IO lo 15 mph. The high today should reach about 83 and tonight’s low will drop to about 49. Thursday could be a hide cooler under partly cloudy skies wall a high of 70 and a low of 52. No ruin lias been recorded ths moi id i, and its next possibility should come Friday or Saturday. Inakla: CLASSIFIED........................t>    bb COMICS..................................OI CROSSWORD........................3A DEAR ABBY..........................3B EDUCATION...........................2B ENTERTAINMENT..................3B HOROSCOPE.........................4B KALEIDOSCOPE.................I    5B SPORTS.............................8-10    A TV LISTINGS..........................4B WEATHER..............................2A to open ‘rapids’ resort By KATHRYN SCHOEMER Staff Writer To help expand its popular attraction, owners of Schlitterbahn Water -park and Resort have purchased Camp Wamecke and plan to redevelop and operate the 50-year old Comal River resort. “We’ve about run out of room and we like to add new attractions every year to add guest enjoyment and jobs,” said Jana Wilkinson, director of marketing for Schlitterbahn. The new property, located approximately three blocks from Schlitterbahn, will be known as Schlitterbahn “at the Rapids,” and will include the existing 95-room resort, picnic grounds and Whitewater recreation area on the Comal River. Plans also include a number of major water rides, a giant hot tub, children’s water playgrounds, expanded picnic grounds, softball and volleyball facilities and concession stands. “Camp Wamecke is a natural on the river and the land is extremely S** PARK, Pag* 2A Muck raking Barry Baker, an employee of the New Braunfels Parks Service, cleans the muck from the bottom of the Landa Park Pool The next step will be a coat of paint, preDaring the pool tor its summer opening. The “season" generally begins Easter weekend (Photo by Erik Karlsson) Council accepts bid for sports lighting By KATHRYN SCHOEMER Staff Writer New Braunfels City Council unanimously approved bids Monday night for the installation of sports lighting at the H-E-B Tennis Complex. Council member James Goodbread Jr. made a motion to accept the bids from Ramon Chapa Sr. of Chapa Electric. Council member Bill Arnold seconded the motion and it was unanimously approved by council members Goodbread. Arnold, Clinton Brandt, Loraine Kraft and Eddie Temple. Council member Ramon Chapa Jr. was not at the meeting. On Feb 26, city staff received sealed bids from Chapa Electric and Klecka Electric Company Inc., and recommended City Council accept the lower bids from Chapa Partnership. City Engineer Bill Dobrowolski said the project would cost no more than $25,000 with the company’s assurance that the city would “receive a good quality product.” City staff recommended this proposal because the company will do the same work for a much lower price than previous ontractors, he said. Funding for the tennis courts would come from a variety of donations and previous grant money leftover from the construcuon of the tennis courts. As much as SI 1,000 is remaining from the court's construcuon and the city will come up with approximately $9,000 or $10,000 with a S5.000 donation from the Tennis Associa tion. said Finance Director Richard Buntine City Manager Paul Grohman said laving new lights would help ncrease the number of people wno ase the courts. In the summer, the weather gets too warm tor people to play tennis during the day ana rn the fall and winter, the daylight hours are limited, he said. Other council acuon: • approval for a resoiuuon authorizing the city manager to execute a con- Chapa avoids jail by paying portion of child supportGood Day By KATHRYN SCHOEMER Staff Writer City Council member Ramon Chapa Jr. won't be gouig to jail after paying off approximately $2,000 ut bock child supfwt payments Tuesday. Chatta claims he made child support payments regularly, bul did not retain any receipts of the accounts “I’ve been paying more than whai die court (requested of) me because I give every dung to my children, * Cha pa said Cliaju said lie tus given his children several gilts rn add mon to makmg regular cash payments Chapa is expected to pay the remaining appioxumuely $5,000 with an additional tale of IO percent per ycai rn June to make up the $/,363 in back child support payments. Oil (Jct 25, Otapa was ordered lo make moodily payments of $300 rn child support according lo a prior court order. “I want to apologize lo my cornu luaus and to my w Jc for the worries I caused diem,” he said. Chapa repre scuts District I on New Braunfels City Council. Chapa said he didn't wont his child ren to testify that he had made regular "Tve been paying more than what the court {requested of) me because I give everything to my children.'' — Kalaoa Chapa Jr. child support payments because dial iiughi hurt them psychologically, “lf I was only concerned about myself' die children would have appeared iu court, he said. Although Chapa claims he made tegular payments, he will now pay ’Through the system'' to insure the courts that he is paying child support. Donald Siangan, uiui manager of the attorney general’s child support office iii Jouidaiiiou, said (he parent must keep all receipts of payments in order to prove to the courts that they have paid. “lf a peisou Jeviates, he’s putting himself at risk lo defend himself,” he said. Aud the place to seide this type of dispute is iii court. The par ait lias an obligation for the welfare of that child arid if it is not takai seriously the court needs to step in, he said. Celeste Colvin hoios up a fetter and picture erie recently receiveo from President Geol ye Bush. (Prioto by Stephanie Ferguson)Teen's letter prompts reply from president By SI tPHANK- FERGUSON Maw* Editor A New Braunfels High School senior iccendy voiced her opuuou in a newspaper editorial about standing behind the president during the war in the Middle East. Now she furs a pasoual letter from President Geol go Busti thanking ha for support. “When I opened a up and it was this, it was a big surprise,“ said Celeste Colvin, who received a letter and picture from President Bush recently. Colvin wrote a Letter to the Editor that appeared in the New tiraunjeb tit/al d/e uung Jan. 20, 1991. The letter was based on how die American people should stand behind the president whether they agree with his actions or not, especially during Operation Desat Storm. She wrote the letter after U.S. Congressman Hairy B. Gonzales of San SPLETTER, Pig* 2A rad with the Deoartment of Lacens-ng and Regulation for local inspection of manufactured housing. • approval of a resoiuuon with an addendum to a lease agreement atween the city of New Braunfels md New Braumels Hi stone Railroad md Modelers Society. • approval of the second reacting of rn 'romance granting a special use ''ermit to the New Braumels Municipal Airport to allow addiuonai capacity for bulk fuel storage.Math teacher joins school board race By SI tKHAWifc FERGUSON N«w» cdiioi Maul icacha Bryan W. Krait says he lins the cxpaicuce and pride ut the disu ici to move Comal Independent School District forward if lie is elected to die board of trustees. Krai t, a math j teacher in the Scheriz-Ciboio Independent School District, is hie foul hi pasuu to file for a position on the ballot in die May 4 Comal ISO board of trustees election. I he ie are four posiuons open on die board. Krait is a 1965 graduate of Canyon High School and resident of New Braunfels. He is a retired United States Air Face lieutenant colonel. He leaches math at Samuel Clemens High School. “I’ve had experience working within bureaucracies where Uvere’s various mandates and guidelines and dungs that you have to comply with, yet hying to get the maximum amount of whatever you are trying to do,” Kraft said. “Not only was I in the Air Force, I also had a tour of duty in the Peumgon and in the Department of State in Washington.” Krait said he has a great deal of SM KRAFT, Rag* 2A ;