New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 10, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas
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City Council will try again to elect a mayor
Split council looks at breaking impasse
By MARK WARNKEN City Editor
Mein bern of the New Braunfels City Council agit* thai a mayor will he elected on Monday, bul most expect dial last-minute discussions and decisions will determine exactly who fills die office.
Hie council is scheduled lo again ny to fleet a mayoi during a meeting scheduled for 7:30 p in. Monday al the New Braunfels Municipal Building, 424 S. Castell Ave. Two weeks ago, die council split widi three votes going to Council Member Clinton Brandt, three going lo ('our lei I Member Paul Proser. Mayor bro Tem Bunion Cha|>a voted foi himself Four voles are needed to elect a council member as mayor.
Chopa, who continues lo desire die
mayor's title, said tie was unsure whether a mayor would be elected on Monday. He said no council member has asked for his vote for mayor, hut knows that a lot of individual meetings have occurred behind die scenes.
“I’m still deciding what I’m going to do with my vote,” C'tiajia said. “Basically, it’s a wait and see ball game ut dus point."
Former Mayor James Goodbrcad predicted a mayor would be selected, adding that he could only be cd lam that it wouldn't Ire him. He said he has no desire to again seek the office, but declined to continent on who he supported.
“B's kind of boid lo second guess six other people, but I do predict dial we will have a mayor Monday night,“ (ioodbrcad said.
Chapa may be removed
By MARK WARNKEN
New Braunfels City Council members are scheduled lo discuss replacing Mayor Pro Tern Ramon Chopa during Monday s council meeting.
Council Members James (ioodbrcad and Bill Arnold on Friday said they were among several council members who supporu*d adding tile item to Mon day night’s agenda
At least three council members need to request an issue Ire placed on tin* agenda.
Arnold said he *u pf lofted lite agenda item to review Chapa’s recent actions, which he called em bari assi ng lo himself and some other council memtxris.
"I'm not going to say what I’m going lo do until I leally have a chance lo sit down and talk wall Bunion, bul I’m mn happy al lout what he’s been doing,’’ Arnold said.
Chapa said lilt* move afrfiareutly is die icsult o! several factors, including hrs
St* CHAPA, Pana 2A
Goodbiead resigned as mayor cai Oct. 14 at die same time as former City Manager Paul Grohman in the culmination of a divisive mondt-long council dispute.
Council Member I .in ai ne Kiaft on I i (day said her position essentially remains the same as two weeks ago. She said she continues to su|«|nni Brandt for mayor mid Outpu as mayor (No tem.
"I dunk its just so very mijmitant that we settle* this issue and get (Mi with lite business of die city," Krait said.
“I wish we could fie unified, and I don't know dus for sure, but undoubtedly there x not going lo be loud unification again," sire said "I have
Bm COUNCIL, Pag* 2A
The New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung wishes "happy birthday" today to Rudy Juarez Jr., Tcncil Villanueva, Ruben Stone II, Dorothy Fetters, Dee Rukscnos, Sergio Aguirre, Randi Decker, Sabrina Saari, Cindy Gonzales and Luis Moreno.
"Happy birthday" Monday to Julie Cockerham and Shannon Moore.
Belated birdiday wishes to Linda Jordan, Rodolfo Martinez, Larry Morales and Chris Edward Villarreal.
"Happy anniversary" on Monday to John and Lydia Kri/ek arni Harold and Charlotte Foster.
All Comal County and other government offices will be closed Monday for Veterans Day.
City of New Braunfels offices will be open. There will be regular garbage pickup in the city.
Area banks and the post office will also be closed, and no mail will be delivered. The Comal Appraisal District office will also be closed.
Schools, however, will be in session for regular class schedules in both die New Braunfels and Comal Independent School Districts.
The offices of the Hcrald-Zeitung will be open on Monday.
FFA Booster Club
Canyon High School FFA Booster Club will meet Monday, Nov. 11 at 7 p.m. in the Commons arca. This meeting is mandatory for parents of all students going lo any of the stock shows in Houston, Fort Worth, San Antonio or El Paso.
Festival of Song
The New Braunfels Music Study Club is scheduled to meet at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 14 in the Stele Parish House auditorium. The program, “A Festival of Song," will be led by Jo Ann Lemmon. The First United Methodist Junior Choir, the St. Paul Lutheran Children’s Choir, the Singing Saints and the Gcrhardt family will he featured. The public is invited.
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 Muu/.y, state president of Texas Democratic Women. New officers also will be installed.
Red Cross meeting
The Red Cross Volunteer Quarterly Meeting is scheduled for 3:30 p.m. Nov. 18 in the classroom of McKenna Memorial Hospital on Gar/a Street.
Canyon Middle School faculty and staff members will sponsor lite second in a series of ncighborliood block (lunies at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14 at the Hill Country KY Ac Mobile Home Park, ’lite school's campus improvement team is implementing Ute new idea to increase communication anc understanding between die achoo and parents. For information, cal! Principal Rusty Brockman at 625-7355.
Vol. 139, No. 254Serving NEW BRAUNFELS and COMAL COUNTY / Home of Alice Schorn
killed in accident
By MARK WARNKEN
A 23-ycar-old Canyon I .ake man died early Saturday morning in a one-vehicle rollover on Farm-to-Market 2673 that also injured a 20-year-old lake-arca resident.
Abel Uballe, listed in Department of Public Safety reports as a Canyon Lake machinist apprentice with a rural New Braunfels address, was pronounced dead at the scene at 3:13 a.m by Howard Smith, Comal County Precinct 4 justice of the peace. The body was transported to die Travis County Medical Examiners Office for an autopsy.
Chris Hudson, a Canyon Lake laborer, late Saturday was listed in fair condition at McKenna Memorial Hospital with facial lacerations, a broken wrist and a possible broken leg.
Ihe accident, investigated by DPS Trooper Michael Hcitkarnp, occurred at 1:50 a m. when tiuyr IdS! Chevrolet pickup, eastbound on FM 2673, skidded sideways off die roadway rn a left-hand curve and rolled over, ejecting both men. Neither wore seatbelts, according to the DPS reports.
Services for Uballe are under the direction of Tootler Funeral Horne.
New Braunfels Herakj-Zeitung Editor and Publisher David Sullens. above, gets a pie in the face Friday as Herald employees celebrated IOO percent participation in the Comal County United Way drive. Sullens promised employees if 100 percent of them participated in the UW drive they could throw a pie in his face. Al left, Carol Ann Avery, circulation director and Jim Hornbeck, advertising director also get 'creamed* by employees Douglas Brandt and Roxanne Wunderlich. United Way officials also were on hand for the festivities (Photos by Bill Ervin)
By MARK WARNKEN
New Braunfels coattails
to investigate the inned robbery of A local convenience store Friday
At 9:15 p m.. a white male in his rmd-30* — about 5-foot v-inches tail, medium to thin build, sandy brown hair and a moustache — entered Tiger Tote in the 700 block of Texas 46. said Officer Paul Peterson of the New Braunfels Sot ROBBERY, Raga 2AGood Day
Today's weather should be perfect fur the last day of Wurstfest in I-unda Park. Today’s high will reach about 67 and Ute winds will be oui of the southeast at IO miles per hour. Sunday night’s low should dip into the low 40s and Monday's high will be in Ute upper 50s. For more weedier information see page 2A.
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A Veteran's Day prayer
Editor's Note The following prayer was read Od. 31 ai the opening of the Heritage Exhibit, which this year featured the war years.
Father, we ask you to bless these veterans and their wives and child ran who gather here today not only to remember the past but continue to wadi for the future.
You have blessed them with particular talents and have provided them with the opportunity to learn mure about helping people even in limes of war, May they continue to serve you with the power of the Holy Spirit — quick to serve their country and their community, patient in listening, and willing to xiuue themselves and their experiences with whomever dtey come in contact,
And as we celebrate the 50th anniversary of World War ll, may Veterans Day hold something spe cml fur them and their families.
Give to us who reaped the rewards of their dedicated lives, thankful hearts, and show them ut times of stress and satisfacUon a special measure of Your mercy and Your joy. Keep us ail strung in the faith you have given us because it is only our oust Ut God ll tat will preserve our great nation.
And dear Lord,'ti is with reverent lie ar is that we remember and honor Biose who give their lives so Utat we might continue to celebrate the goriness of democracy. I-el us always remember — let us never forget, bi God we trust.
David W Hamiuurn New BraunfelsBarboza prepares to run for office
By STEPHANIE EERUUttON CHy Editor
A long Uiim; community I code i urn! volunteer filed document* Finley at the Comal County Clcik's oft tee that put* her one step luitliei in running for county commissioner! of Precinct 3.
Kookie Bar boza said she is retuning for the position currently held by Commissioner Patricio‘ Pat Hernandez, who ha* unhealed he will seek reelection Ramon Chapa Jr., mayor pro tem of the New Hiautdcls City Council Ha* said he may run tor lite position and Cri*una /amora tut* said site will,
"I know that with all of my cducu non and my work experience I can fulfill the duties of county commis si oner with the assurance thai I will never be an embar t assn tent u> die tao pie of my precinct, my dim ret or lite county," Barboza said moment* ai lei
Kookin Hat tx)/a fugs papers F riday to declare her campaign treasurer
(Ptioto by Stepfiarue tergueon)
Bar bo/a said some of the unqor for office include, health care and
issues site will addles* while running uniting the West find.