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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 7, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas Page 2Herald-Zdtung, New Braunfels. Texas Thursday, November 7, 1991 Weather Chief Water Comal River.................... Edwards Aquifer............ Canyon Lake outflow.... Canyon Lake inflow...... Canyon Lake level......... Watch ................219 cfs (same) ................623.69 (up .01) ................313 cfs (same) 188 cfs (down .05) ...902.33 feet (down .06) The State A strong cold front moved southeastward across the northern half of the state early today, bring-. ing with it some light rain and - much colder air. The front was located early today along a line from near Abilene to Dallas to north of Texarkana. Forecasts called for clearing skies and cooler temperatures across the northern half of the state tonight and Friday. Skies will be clearing across South Texas on Friday. * Lows tonight will be in the teens in the Panhandle and the 20s and 30s across the rest of West Texas, . in the 20s and 30s in North Texas and in the 30s and 40s over most of South Texas, ranging upward to the 50s in extreme southern portions. Highs Friday will be in the 50s and 60s in West Texas, the 40s and 50s in North Texas and in the 50s in South Texas. Some drizzle was reported in South Texas early today and fog cut visibility across a vast area from Brownsville to San Antonio. Dense fog was reported in the Panhandle and South Plains early today. Early morning temperatures were in the 20s in the Panhandle and in the 30s elsewhere across West Texas, in the 40s and 50s in North Texas and in the 60s in South Texas. Extremes ranged from 25 at Amarillo to 67 at Corpus Christi. Other early morning temperatures around the state included 40 at Wichita Falls, 48 at Fort Worth, 57 at Waco, 61 at Austin, 63 at San Antonio, 58 at Houston, 61 at Brownsville, 59 at San Angelo, 38 at Lubbock, 42 at Midland and 44 at El Paso. Stammtisch- Continued from Page 1 Youth ages 6 to 12 can join the park ranger in games and activities of fun on deer. Participants will learn all about their needs to survive and what the limiting factors are for deer in Texas. Preregistration continues through Nov. 12 at the park office and the fee is $2 per person. For more information call 629-PARK. Democratic women Texas Democratic Women of Comal County will meet Tuesday, * Nov. 12 at 7:30 p.m. at Molly Joe’s ' Restaurant. Dutch-treat dinner at 7 . p.m. The speaker will be Ann •. * Mauzy, state president of Texas Democratic Women. New officers also will be installed. Scholarships The local Veterans of Foreign Wars post is soliciting entries from New Braunfels High School students in the VFW Voice of Democracy Scholarship Program. Participants write and then tape-record a three- to five-minute broadcast script expressing their views on the theme, ’’Meeting America’s Challenge.” Locally, the top three students will win $575 in scholarships — $250 for first, $200 for second and $125 for third. The top winner will qualify for district competition, with the possibility of moving ;on to higher levels of competition \ and larger scholarship awards. '-From among the state winners, who all qualify for VFW-paid trips to Washington, D.C., national win- * ncrs arc chosen to receive a total of more than $62,500 in scholarships. Completed entry forms and tapes with scripts must be turned in to ‘ the school counselor’s office by Nov. 15, when the VFW will pick the entries up. For more informa- * ,tion, call Wilbur Wieding, Ameri-‘ carlism chairman for VFW Post 71 IO, at 6294S522. Electric van •; The Lower Colorado River Authority will demonstrate its * electric G-van at the New Braunfels Utilities' office on the Main y Plaza from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Friday. * The $53,000 van, the first highway * certified electric vehicle ever pro- * duced in volume, is capable of 55 * mph with a range of about 60 miles * per charge. LCRA has joined a *• major nationwide effort to promote I the use of electric vehicles to * reduce air pollution. * Buddy Poppies The American Legion and * Ladies Auxiliary will be selling I Buddy Poppies in New Braunfels * on Nov. 8-9. Money from the sale will go to help the veterans and their families in time of need. The poppies sold in New Braunfels were made by veterans in the Temple VA Hospital. Weihnachtsmarkt Organizers of Weihnachtsmarkt are working with downtown merchants to supply discounted tickets to the annual market slated this year for Nov. 22-24. To find the discounted tickets look for the signs at participating stores. Massed Choir Concert Rehearsals for the 32nd annual Massed Choir Concert (the Advent Vespers) are scheduled from 7-9 p.m. Nov. 19 and 26 at First Baptist Church. Singers from all area churches, schools and singing groups arc invited to participate. Music is provided by the New Braunfels Music Study Club, and the concert is sponsored each year to help provide scholarships for graduating seniors. The choir, directed by Mclitta Frueh, will perform al 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. I at First Baptist Church. Alzheimer’s Month As part of a guest speakers series in November recognizing National Alzheimer’s Month, Dr. James Chambers, renowned researcher, will speak at the Senior Citizens Center, 655 Landa St. tonight from 7-8:30 p.m. Dr. Chambers will explain the latest research on Alzheimer's Discase in an informative and entertaining format. A panel of family members also will share their experiences. For more information call Judy Turner at 625-2068 or the Alzheimer’s Association office at 1-800-523-2007. Concerts on plaza This year’s noontime Concerts on the Plaza scries continues with performances by Ike Eichcnbcrg on Friday. Admission is free. Year-rour < schooling Year-round schooling will be the topic for two community meetings to be sponsored by the Comal Independent School District during November. The public is invited to attend the meetings which will be 7 p.m. on Nov. 11 at Mountain Valley Elementary School and on Nov. 18 at Canyon Middle School. District staff members will be on hand at the community meetings seeking input from parents and patrons of the school district concerning the year-round school concept, and to answer questions. For more information call Carol Hall, assistant superintendent, at 625-8081 or 885-7674. Hvrald-Zcltung Published Sunday morning, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday after nouns by New Braunfels Herald Zen ung, 707 Landa St., or PO. Drawer 3 J 1328, New Braunfels, Texas 78131-1328 Secondclass postage paid by New Braunfels Herald Ted ung al New Braunfels, Texas DAVID SULLENS Editor and Publisher STEPHANIE FERGUSON Managing Editor CHERYL DUVALL Business Manager KAREN REININGER Classified Manager JIM HORNBECK Advertising Director CAROL ANN AVERY Circulation Manager GUS ELBEL Pressroom Foreman Carrier delivered in Comal and Guadalupe counties: three months, 812.90; six months, $22 JO; one year, $4000 Senior Cit liens Discount (carrier delivery only): six months. $19.25; one year, $34 OO Mail delivery outside Comal County, in Texas: three months, $2250; six months, $40JOO, one year, $75 JOO. Mail outside Texas: six months, 15250; one year, $8750. If you have not received your newspaper by 5:30p rn. Tuesday through Friday, or by 7:30 am. Sunday, call 625 9144 or 658 1900 by 7 pm and ll a m., respectively. Postmaster: Send address changes to PO Drawer 311328, New Braunfels. Texas 78131 1328 Continued from Pag* I recently added allegations of insubordination to the original complaint, saying Dudley did not respond to her authority as the city’s chief executive officer and therefore his superior. After calling for further discussion and motions and receiving none, Kle-kar said it appeared no action would be taken. Then council members J.P. Minikin and John Curtis said they didn’t intend torrid the meeting without action. Klekar asked for suggestions about possible disciplinary action the council could consider, such as probation, suspension or reduction in rank. Curtis then made a motion to terminate, and White seconded. Curtis, White and Minikin voted to fire Dudley, while Switzer and Council Member John Albracht voted against such action. Switzer immediately stood up and tendered his resignation. The council member submitted an earlier resignation in August, which he withdrew within a week. “Mayor, you have my resignation as of this moment,” Switzer said. “I will accept it this time, Councilman Switzer, believe you me,” Klekar said. After the vote, Dudley told the audience the termination was the result of a long-planned conspiracy against him by the mayor and White. “I would like the people to know that this situation started back on the fifth of February, and it’s gone downhill since then,” Dudley said. “This was a planned, orchestrated move.” Dudley said the city's relationship with Garden Ridge’s previous city attorney was ended because the attorney would not go along with the ter mination plan. He also said Kosub was hired illegally. “I also will make a public statement — and my lawyer and I have discussed this — the mayor and this City Councilwoman (White) have violated my civil rights, and I’m planning legal action,” Dudley said. Many audience members applauded the statement. Also, Dudley said the city has been notified by the Texas Municipal League of potential insurance coverage problems if the department’s second in command, Sgt. Larry Swain, even remains on the force, not to mention receives a promotion to chief. After the meeting, Klekar and White denied any conspiracy to fire Dudley, a move they say also was supported by a majority of the council based on facts supporting the complaints they filed against the chief. Minikin said he thought some disciplinary action against the chief was needed, based on his concerns about Dudley’s improper commissioning of reserve officers, which Minikin believes clearly violated state law. Initially declining to support White’s first motion, Minikin said that alter further consideration he saw no feasible option other than termination. “After looking over the options again, I recognized the fact that as far as I was concerned, it was necessary to take disciplinary action this evening,” Minikin said. Curtis said that although he was first unsure about supporting termination, he also came to see that as the only possible course of action. “Who knows if we made the right decision," Curtis said. “But we made a decision and we have to stand behind it.” Wurstfest fun The fun of Wurstfest continues today with lots of German food, music and fun. The Wurstfest grounds are located in Landa Park. The Cloverleaf Orchestra will perform tonight from 5:30-11:30 in Wursthal-le. (Photo by Karla Wenzel) CED Continued from Page I ing 39 cents will be used for local expenditures, many of them associated with the district’s rapid growth,” Kuempcl said. Included in these local expenditures were costs for building the new Bill Brown Elementary School ($1.6 million), interest on tax anticipation notes ($317,000), 1990-91 expenditures from Comal ISD’s local fund balance ($2.2 million) and other expenditures asso ciated with this growth. “Concerned taxpayers have asked me for an analysis of the increase,” said Abel Campos, C1SD business manager. Campos added that had it not been for the new elementary school being put in operation this year, the CISD budget would have been decreased by approximately $530,000 from the previous year. S-QUS’ 12543 FM 725 New Braunfels 620-1707 I RIB-FEST All You Can Eat Pork Ribs 96.95 ” Thurs., Fit, Sat., Sun. Served all day ll am-8 pm Includes choice of two side dishes, pickles, onions, bread and sauce. Dine-in Only Our Dining Room Available For Holiday Parties to Special Occasions. 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