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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 21, 1993, New Braunfels, Texas <#**■ jill’t Sunday, Match 21,1993 New Braunfels Herald-Z. Salving Comal County • Homa of Venin Kuackar so Coma Dally, 76 Canta SundayInside Stammtisch    Lotto Amateur chili cook-off set Legion post hopes to make food fest an annual eventBy GARY P. CARROLL Hereld-Zeltung Hie New Braunfels American Legion Post 179 is sponsoring a chili cook*off scheduled for March 28 from IO a.m. to 6 p.m. at the legion hall on West Coll Street. Jack Smith, project coordinator for the cook off, said the event will include only amateur chili cookers from the New Braunfels area and hopes that the cook-off will turn into an annual event “We were trying to come up with a fundraiser and we thought we should have something that the entire community could get involved in,” Smith said. Hie chili cook-off will be a judged contest with prises going to first, second and third places. A showmanship award also will be presented to the team exhibiting the best appearance and presentation. Smith said the cook-off is a community event and none of the professional teams will be allowed to compete. “We're going to keep it an amateur event to “We're going to keep it an amateur event to keep out the big rigs. I think people will feel more comfortable that way." Jack Smith keep out the big rigs,” Smith said. "I think people will feel more comfortable that way.” All competitors will be assigned a 10-foot by 12-foot area in which to cook their chili. Cooking begins at IO a.m., and all of the cooking must be done on-site. The public will be allowed to sample the chili by purchasing tickets and presenting the tickets to the chili-cookers. Proceeds raised from the event will go toward funding post activities such as the activities of the color guard and the Ladies Auxiliary, presenting flags to local schools, and scholarships for area students. For more information on the cook-off, call the legion post at 626-0179. Robert Hancock of High Point. N.C., makes his way around Loop 337 near the Lands Street overpass Saturday en route to New England. New Braunfels residents took note of the 300-pound cross Hancock was carrying and the cart he was pulling during the journey. Along with his dog. Fluffy. Hancock says he has traveling 15,000 miles spreading the word of God. He is a member of the Revis Memorial Baptist Church. Photo by John Huseth.CROSS TO Vol. 141, NO. «7 Suspect charged in second burglaryBy GARY P. CARROLL Hereld-Zeltung A 24-year-old New Braunfels man charged Thursday with the Fab. 6 burglary of Rhoads Interiors is also being held in connection with the burglary of another local business, according to New Braunfels police officials. Haul Martinos Jr. of New Braunfels has also been charged with the burglary of Granzin's, according to Police Chief Dick Headon. Martinos is is also being question regarding a recent break-in at Ute Brauntex Theater in the downtown area, Headon said. Martinez is being held in the Comal County jail in lieu of $50,000 bond. Headon said Thursday an arrest warrant was issued by Judge David Perkins for Martinez following an anonymous tip from Crime Stoppers identifying the man as a suspect in the burglary of Rhoads Interiors. Martinez was arrested by New Braunfels Detective Mike Rutherford in connection with the Rhoads burglary, in which detectives determined between $300 and $400 in cash was stolen, in addition to office supplies and other items. The police chief said the blaze which destroyed the Walnut Street business could have been set to cover the crime, or as an act of defiance. Bult burglary was the original intent, Headen said. Yeltsin declares emergency rule Native says changes won’t be betterBlaff and wire report MOSCOW — President Boris Yeltsin on Saturday plunged Russia into its deepest crisis since the 1991 coup by declaring emergency rule and scheduling a referendum next month on whether the people trust him or Congress. New Braunfels resident Anna Zubkov, who left the Soviet Union in the 1950s to live in America, said Yeltsin's power play won’t inprove conditions in the country. “I know that it wont be better. The Communist are taking over,” Zubkov said. They are still there —millions, millions. Fve talked to them and I see what is going on.” Because of her frequent visits back to the former Soviet states, Zubkov said Saturday's events . didn’t come as a complete surprise. “I know. I've been there twice since Yeltsin was there,” she said. “Gorbachev was stronger. He could do better. He was nicer. Yeltsin is too weak.” The Russian drama continued to unfold Saturday. Vice President Alexander Rut-skoi, leaders of Congress, the chief justice and chief prosecutor appeared on national television early Sunday morning, after Yeltsin spoke, and declared the president’s action an unconstitu* bona I effort to usurp power. l awmakers scheduled a special session of the standing Supreme Soviet legislature on Sunday, were seeking to convene the larger Congress on Wednesday, and were likely to propose impeaching Yeltsin. Yeltsin’s chief political foe, parliament speaker Ruslan Khasbu-latov, decided to cut short his trip across the former Soviet republics and return to Moscow Sunday, “I’m not surprised. I know. I’ve been there twice since Yeltsin was there. Gorbachev was stronger. He could do better. He was nicer. Yeltsin is too weak."Anna Zubkov, news reports said. The united opposition to Yeltsin weakened the presidents stand. It wasn’t clear what further measures he could take to cany out the referendum on April 25 and enforce his decree on a “special order of government” Rutskoi and the others urged security organs, political groups and the populace to avoid violence, “not to dramatise events and not to stage provocations.” Yeltsin described his “special order,” which did not appear to conform to the Soviet-era constitution, as a preliminary step toward approving a new charter and holding new elections to replace the Communist-dominated Congress that has blocked market reforms and trimmed presidential powers. He accused the 1,033-member Congress of People's Deputies of planning to reimpose Communist Party rule. In Washington, White House spokesman George Stephanopou-los said President Clinton continued to support Yeltsin, “as Russia's only democratically elected leader.” “What matters most is that Russia is and must remain a democratic country moving toward a market economy,” Stephanopou-los said. Summer youth effort discussedBy GARY P. CARROLL Hereld-Zeltung LL Felix Roque of the New Braunfels Police Department announced tentative plans to begin a summer youth program in conjunction with area schools during a town meeting at Lone Star School Thursday night So far, Roque said plans are in the works and he has received positive verbal response but thus far nothing is official. “I still want to take it across the street to the city council and get their approval before we do anything,” Roque said. Roque said that funds obtained through seizures by the area drug task forces, including the Alamo Area Narcotics Task Force would be spent to help fond programs such as all-night basketball leagues and dances. The proposed programs are a part of the continuing efforts of the New Braunfels Police to offer children alternatives to crime. Police Chief Dick Headen said programs were needed and that for the programs to move from the planning stages to a reality it would take hard work by both Roque and the community. Locations have been selected for the summer programs include Lone Star School, New Braunfels Middle School and Frazier Elementary School. Cancer Society set for annual duck raceBy DAVID BULLENS The Hsrald-Zeltung The New Braunfels Chapter of the American Cancer Society has set its annual Duck Race for April 25 at Schlitterbahn. The race will be in Schlitterbahn's Surfenburg area. The chosen date coincides with Schbttevbehn's opening weekend for the 1993 season, according to an ACS spokesman. The fond raising event sees area residents Inlying” ducks for $5. The “owners” of the ducks that win the race then receive prizes donated by local merchants. The ducks are rubber. Each duck bears a number assigned at random by computer to the names of those who 1>uy” the ducks. The ducke will remain the property of the Cancer Society. Selling the ducks will be members of the New Braunfels High School Student Council, according to ACS spokesman Roxolin Krueger. The ducks also may be purchased at McKenna Memorial Hospital or at the New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung. Proceeds from the duck race will benefit the American Cancer Society.CLASSIFIED S-12B COMICS. •eeeveeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee IDAENTERTAINMENT 9A WEDDINGS---------------2-3B BRIEFS.------------------SA OBITUARIES se e e es e ee se se ess es 2A OPINION----------------4A SPORTS eeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee 11-12A INSIGHT sees#e#esseese••eeeeeeesee IS WEATHER •eeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeese SABest wishes The New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung sends Birthday wishes to Carmelite Horan, Tony Camareno, Verlin Kuecker, Jose Castille-ja, Ricardo Castilleja and Clyde Scott. Monday Birthday wishes go to Edmund Behrendt, Vance Braune, Opal Barganier and Martin Aleman. Belated Birthday wishes go to Harry Camareno, Sonya Moreno and Joaquin Mendez. Anniversary Wishes go to Ken and Sherry Keeble.Playoff game The New Braunfels High School Unicorn Soccer team will play Austin Bowie in an area playoff game at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Burger Center in Austin. For ticket information, call the high school at 625-6271. • * Lions project Members of the New Braunfels Evening Lions Club collect aluminum cans to raise fonds for eyeglasses for students and adults. Cans may be brought to 1206 E. common St or the Senior Citizen’s Center. J.R. Allen is available for more information at 625-3260.Continued en page 9-7A rnmm SEESSEE33EHE9SSWinning numbersAUSTIN — Hon Oft (Boult Of Lotto Texas yginnlnQ numbers drawn last nu* by It* T««m UBttwy: \ I20 EFEstimated Lotto Texas jackpot: $3 mNMon wMH rn S3 ;