New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 29, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas
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TX 79903 EL P*s0‘ TX
Vol. 139. No. 137
Serving NEW BRAUNFELS and COMAL COUNTY /
Home of Chon Morales
May 29, 1991 25 Cants
One section, 16 Pages
New facesBest wishes
The New Braunfels Herald' Zeitung wishes “happy birthday” today to Kristina Smith, Jose Aguirre, Matt Pusatcri, Ecila Hutson, Cathy Schriewer, Kevin Jordan Villanueva, JoAnn Schaas and Belinda Moreno.
Belated birthday wishes to , Michelle Sawyer Sandberg, and Alfonso Sandoval.
“Happy anniversary” today to Mr. and Mrs. Dormy Duncan.
Know of a birthday or anniversary? Give our receptionist a call the day before at 625-9144 — we’d like to share in the greetings.Concert In the park
The Concerts in the Park scries will resume this Thursday at the Landa Park dance slab at 7:30 p.m. lite rock group, the Stingrays arc scheduled to perform. The concert is free to the public.Stuff a bag
The Community Service Center is sponsoring a “Dollar Bag Sale” Thursday, May 30 at the Center, 202 E. South, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Bring your own grocery store bag lo pick up a number of donated items.
New Braunfels Newcomers Club is extending the deadline for making reservations to its planned dip to Austin June 6 lo lour the Governor’s Mansion, State Capitol, O’Hcnrty Home, LBJ Library and Wtldflower Rcscrach Center. Persons can now make reservations until June I and the $29 needed for die trip must be paid by June 4. Call Shirley Keilerman at 629-6916.Volunteer program
Students entering the sixth, seventh or eighth grade in the fall arc invited to apply for the Summer Junior Volunteer Program at the Children's Museum in New Braunfels. Students can leant new skills, get job training, help child ren, make new friends with other volunteers. Volunteers are scheduled for two four hour shifts each week. Interviews continue today and tomorrow. Call the Museum at 620 0939 for an appointment.Junior Auxillary
The McKenna Memorial Hospital Auxiliary is sponsoring a new hospital volunteer program for stu dents age 14 18. The “Junior Auxilium of McKMIi" shall trave lite same purpose as its parent or gam/anon service to our
community hospital. An oneida lion program is scheduled for Thursday from 7:30 lo 9 p m. for interested students and their parents. Hie program will be at the Garza Street Classroom, directly across from die main endancc al McKenna Memorial on Garza Street. For more information call Joan Jcinclu at 625 9111. Ext. 355. Dance recital
New Braunfels Hermann Sons School of Dance will present a recital Sunday, June 2. lite mad-nee al 3 p.m. will be followed by an evening performance at 7 p m. The recital is free lo die public, although some seats will be reserved. The event will be held at New Braunfels High School Auditorium, 2551 North Loop 337. Approximately 450 people from ages duce through IK will (luitici-pate in die recitalCanoe course
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Mayor Pro-Tempore Ramon Chapa Jr., left, administers the oath of office to newly elected Distnct 4 City Council Member Paul Fraser. (Photo by Stephanie Ferguson)Fraser goes to work on council
; STEPHANIE FERGUSON City Editor
Pledging to “work together” with city officials, Paul Fraser took his place Tuesday as newly elected District 4 city council member.
Fraser said on the way in to the City Council meeting Tuesday night that District 2 Council Member I oraine Kraft told him all members of the council must work together.
“We’re certainly going to give thai a go.’’ he said.
Fraser edged past local school teacher Susan Curtis for the city council position during Saturday’s run off election for the seat formerly held by Eddie Temple.
Temple was honored by the City Council Tuesday before he left the meeting, leaving the chair to Fraser,
After taking the oath of office from Mayor Pro-Tcmporc Ramon Chapa Jr., Fraser said he will work hard to keep his campaign promises, one of which is to see a charter review committee appointed.
"I want to thank all of my friends here and all the members of District 4 who made it possible for me to take dus seat,’ he said. “There's a lot of people out here who have done a lot of hard work and I would not be here if it were not for you.
“I will do everything I can to support you and to live up to my campaign promises "Council will put bar hours to vote
By ROBERT STEWART Staff Writer
Several people remain in the Comal County Jail on drug charges filed this weekend by the Comal County Sheriff’s Department.
Lome Lewis Rude, 26, of Alvin and James Scott Fyffe, 24, of Houston were charged on Monday with a second degree felony charge for possession of a controlled substance, LSD. Narcotics officers seized 66 hits of LSD, four ounces of marijuana and $812 in cash, according to sheriffs officials. No charges were filed on the marijuana. Bond for each was set at $5.(XX) by Municipal Court Judge David Perkins.
“When narcotics officers walked up, Fyffe appeared to be making a purchase from Rude,” officials said of the arrest ai Camp Waco Springs on River Road in New Braunfels.
Also arrested at Camp Waco Springs was Nicholas Gunnels, 27, of Houston, according to officials. Gunnels was charged on Saturday with possession of a controlled substance, marijuana, under two ounces, a class C misdemeanor. Bond was set at $2(X).
Phillip Jefferson, 35, of Fort Worth was charged with a class A misdemeanor of possession of a controlled substance, marijuana, over two ounces and under four ounces. Jefferson was arrested al Whitewater Sports Campground, officials said.
On Friday night. Juan Vargas, 27, of lite 1800 block of Lee Street in New Braunfels, was arrested and charged with possesion of a controlled substance, marijuana, under two ounces. Officers of the Comal County Sheriff’s Department cxc cutcd a search warrant at his residence, officials said Bond had not been set.
Chief Deputy Wayne Holier/ of die Comal County Sheriffs Department said there was a total of 75 arrests from noon Friday through Monday, 36 of which were for public intoxication.
By STEPHANIE FERGUSON City Editor
While support for extending the late-hour sale of alcohol was not obvious from city officials Tuesday, the City Council did unanimously accept a petition and call for an election to put the issue to a vote in August.
“I really don’t want lins vote lo come to pass. I’m totally against it,” said At-l^ugc Council Member Hill Arnold.
Council members accepted a petition of 297 valid signatures presented by Barry Jutos/cwxki, owner of Bai ry’s Under Pass Saloon in New Braunfels. Hic City Council then unanimously called for die election
s1 ated for Aug IO
Jaros/ewski, who represents the New Braunfels Bar Owners Association, has been pursuing the election to allow bar owners to apply for permits to extend die sale of alcoholic beverages to 2 a rn. Currently in New Braunfels bar owners stop die sale of alcohol at midnight every day and I a iii. oil Sundays “Some of ya'll might he opiated to it hut I dunk that it will save lives having it till 2 o’clock because it will keep people off the roads,” lie said “I sec it every night, people get up .md dicy leave (at closing) and they go out of town to drink ”
Mayor James (ioodbrcud said that
argument “takes a bit of imagination * “It’s a waste of taxpayers money,” Goodbread said.
“The people were the ones that changed it arui the people should have a say on whether it should be changed hack or not," said Mayor Pro-I empire Ramon Chapa Jr.
In 1984, New Braunfels voters went to die polls and supported the rc(ical of an ordinance that allowed bars ami night clubs to purchase special 2 a rn permits to stay open and sell alcohol.
Also during the discussion Tuesday. David Wallace, president of Sec-
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By STEPHANIE FERGUSON CJfy Editor
In a unanimous vote Tuesday, members of the New Braunfels City Council appointed long-time Council Member James Goodbread as die city’s new mayor bi the next year as mayor. Goodbread — who was first elected to City Council rn April 1984 — said be will push for charter review committee, will vote on all issues, ami promote the change to voter Goodbread election of the city’s mayor.
“One of the first things ('ducally like to address is I think it’s high tune we had a charter review committee, ’ Chkxthread said, adding he will ask City Council members to help in appointing such a committee.
“I’d like it to be a united effort. I'd like each council person to appoint one or two members of their choice/ he said.
During the review of the charter. Goodbread said emphasis should be placed on electing the city's mayor attar ge by the voters Currently the mayor is elected each year by council members. Hie mayor then serves at the pleasure of the city council.
“I dunk thai it s time that we face that that’s the best way for ademocra-uc society — for the people to elect their mayor at large from the people.' GixxJbread said, adding New Braunfels is one of the few ciues that has a mayor elected by the council
“While in principle that’s probably not a problem I dunk the people in this town have shown they have intel ligent choices/ he said. “I dunk they are informed and I am more than willing to abide by whatever they decide/ Goodbread also announced he would begin voting on all matters, a change from former New Braunfels mayors who reserved their votes to serve as BB breakers.
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Forecasts for today and the remainder of die week warn of highs into die 90s and lows into the 70s, with some sudden showers likely. Tuesday’s high iii New Braunfels was SIO and the overnight low was 74. For weallier details.
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suspects remain in jail
Local pilot home from relief effort
By ROBERT STEWART Staff Wrltar
Miy. I tim Muschalck is in New Braunfels this week visiting his family after serving in Operation Desert Storm Muschalck'$ most recent focus has been in Operation Provide Comfort, the relief effort to Kurdish refugees iii Northern Iraq.
Muschalck graduated from New Braunfels High School iii 1975 and lias been iii the Air Force for 12 years. He is now al’ IM) aircraft conuiiaitdcr and assistant chief pilot widi die bist Tactical Airlift Squadron, based at Little Rock Air Force Base in Arkansas
During his four and (Hie half months iii die Middle Fast. Muschalck's unit opec alod out of'Turkey and Hew all over Europe to tiam|XMi "puny favors" Uh die war effort dial Muschalck said included everything horn “ammo lo washing machines.”
“This time it was suangc because Czechoslovakia Hungary, Romania and Bulgaria allowed us to fly over (dieir territory),” he said. Iii past years to gel lo Turkey, U S. plunes had to go out of then way to avoid Elasteni Bloc airspace.
Muschalck said dial crews wcie flying 20 hour shills to keep supplies moving. “During wartime diey press flight time regulations light lo the lim
it,” he said.
Right when everyone thought everything was over and dicy would he coining flack lo die United Suites, Opes anon Provide Cornloft became necessary lo aid die Kurds, according to Muschalck
lins involved Hying into mountains along die Turkish Iraqi border “ Hut was some of die most challenging Hying I’ve ever done ITicre were some (leaks of 14,000 feet,” he said.
Hie opcialHMi involved three planes launching every 30 minutes lo para chine supplies into die refugee areas The planes could (Mily fly during die day because ol the tia/aidous conditions of Hying iii the mountains They delivered loud, water arid blankets Each plane carried up lo LOCK) pounds of cargo at a tune.
“We couldn’t saturate their needs even widi planes every M) minutes. it was hum! to mouth If diere was had weather, they didn’t eat dust day,”
Muschalck said it was easy to dr op die supplies from the plane “Just slow die airplane and pull die nose up and die load goes out the back."
“We’re doing a good job and getting appreciated People actually like us," Muschalck said. He said the outpouring cd support from Americans surprised sonic of the men thai had been around since Vietnam
He also had good tilings to say about Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf, calling hun a warrior. “We went through a lime in the military where there were more managers than warriors "
Muschalek’s wife Kim was happy to sec him home and said she won’t miss the “$300-$500 monthly phone bill."Goldsmith promoted
April Coidsmnh bas been mined »peciai projects director for die city of New Braunfels
Coidsmnh has served as downtown director for the city for the past two years The announcement of her promotion came Wednesday bluming from City Manager Paul Clubman.
The city manager caul Goldsmiths appouuxncni is elTecuve immediately. bul thai che will handle the duties of both jobs until a successor to her in the downtown director pontoon is named
“Ms Coidsmnh was the tup applicant for the job/ Grohman said. “We gave our people mtemaiiy the finn opportunity at the poeiuon and she was selected from among numerous applicants/
A search will begin shortly for a new downtown director. Grohman said
As downtown director, the cay manager said, Coklsmuh’t salary was $27,000. As special projects director, she will make qproxulintely $30,000
Iii her new post, Grohman saal. Colder ii uh’» duties will include con llnued work with the Downtown f\o-jcct, but also will involve the city’s clTort to establish a recyciutg program. the creation of an additional golf course for the city. and she will work to secure grants to help fund city projects ui a variety areas
Coidsmnh is a native of San Angelo. Before coming to Mew Braunfels, she was the Math Street Project director in Ouruafcs.
She is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin
She and her husband. Brit Bous man, have one child, Blythe.
Coidsmnh is a member of the New Braunfels Rotary Dub.
Greeting pilot Tom Muschalek upon Mn return from Operation Desert Storm and Operation Provide Comfort are son Christopher and wife Kim the former New Braunfeiser is based in Little Rock, Ark