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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 7, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas Weather NBISDPublic Power Week Water Watch Comal River.......................402    (down 5) Canyon Lake inflow..................405    (same) Canyon Lake outflow...............432*    (same) Canyon Lake level................902.89    (same) Edwards Aquifer..............628.04    (down    .03) * The gates at Canyon Dam were closed earlier today, stopping any release from the lake while the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers conducted an annual inspection of the dam. The gates were expected to be re-opened at noon, allowng a release of 432 cubic feet per second of water. Forecast SOUTH TEXAS: Continued fair through Thursday Highs 80s except low 90s along the lower Rio Grande. Lows 50s except 60s extreme south Port Arthur to Port O’Connor - Tonight and Thursday east wind near IO knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Port O’Connor to Brownsville - Tonight and Thursday east wind IO to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. NORTH TEXAS: Sunny days and cool at night Lows tonight 41 east to 52 west Highs Thursday 89 west to 80 east WEST TEXAS: Sunny days and fair at night through Thursday Lows tonight 40s but 50s far west and Big Bend. Highs Thursday 80s except 70s mountains and lower 90s extreme south Extended Forecast Friday-Sunday SOUTH TEXAS: Mostly sunny friday, partly cloudy saturday and sunday warm days and mild nights highs in the 80s to near 90 except low 90s extreme south lows from 50s north to 60s south WEST TEXAS: Fair, dry and little temperature change Panhandle, lows upper 40s and highs in lower 80s and upper 70s South Plains, lows near 5o and highs in lower 80s Far West, lows in lower 50s and highs in lower 80s. Concho Valley. lows rn mid to upper 50s Highs in mid 80s. Permian Basin, lows in low to mid 50s and highs in mid 80s Big Bend region, lows in mid 40s mountains to mid 5os lowlands Highs near 90 Big Bend valleys to upper 70s mountains NORTH TEXAS:    No    rain through Sunday. Mild temperatures with highs in the 80s to near 90 and lows generally in the 50s. Texas Weather High pressure centered over Texas is expected to keep the state's weather pleasant through at least the first part of the weekend. Forecasts are calling for clear skies and mild to slightly warm temperatures through Thursday And. forecasters say. there s no drastic weather change in sight Lows tonight will mostly be in the 50s and 60s. ranging from the 40s in the mountainous areas of West Texas to the lower 70s in South Texas and along the lower Texas coast Highs Thursday will be mostly in the 70s and 80s except for a few readings in the lower 90s in extreme southern portions of the state Skies were fair statewide at dawn today Early morning temperatures were mostly in the 50s and 60s. ranging from the 40s in the higher elevations of West Texas and Southwest Texas Extremes rang ed from 40 at Marfa in the Davis Mountains to 69 at Brownsville in the Ixiwer Rio Grande Valley Other early morning temperatures around the state in eluded 49 at Amarillo 55 at Wichita Falls. 54 at Fort Worth. 49 at Waco 57 at Austin 53 at San Antonio. 49 at Houston. 64 at Brownsville. 47 at San Angelo 52 at Lubbock. 49 at Midland and 58 at El Paso Area 4-H’ers competing in rabbit show Saturday 4-H members from throughout Texas who have rabbit projects will be engaged in a learning experience Saturday in Seguin The youths will be exhibiting their rabbits at the State 4-H Rabbit Show and will be learning showmanship and leadership skills, said Harry Campbell of Vernon. 4-H specialist with the Texas Agricultural Extern sion Service The extension service is the parent organization of the 4-H program Some 400 to SOO rabbits will be in the show, which will be at the Guadalupe County Fairgrounds Judging begins at 8 a rn. Show judges are Bob Berry of Lubbock, Frank Farrow of Lufkin and James Polasek of Ingleside The entries will be among the 18 breeds of rabbits sanctioned by the American Rabbit Breeders Associa tion. Campbell said In addition to the judging of en tries, the event will feature a showmanship contest at I pm followed by an awards program The State 4-H Rabbit Show is one of many educational and leadership opportunities that 4-H members can take part in each year The 4-H program is geared to helping youths become more responsible citizens by providing them with a multitude of learning experiences Continued from Page IA middle school eventually should be built on the north side of town. He said that both a smaller middle school on the north side and the existing middle school in the south attendance zone could feed into the highschool. The superintendent said he thinks the high school can handle a substantially larger enrollment if additions are made. The school board took no action during the study session but agreed that the city’s population will continue to grow, causing a new for more schools. Bob Self, board president, said he has read recent projections estimating that the local population will increase by 53 percent from 1985 to 2000 Bradberry said the school district is about two years away from reaching enrollment figures that were projected for the mid-1990s Referring to those enrollment projections that were prepared about four years ago. the superintendent said the figures do not consider new educational standards “They do not consider 22:1 (the maximum student to teacher ratio in kindergarten and first grade' They do not consider special programs Basically, they do not consider House Bill 72. " he said District enrollment totals 4,829, compared to the projected 4.590 enrollment for this time Enrollment at Memorial is at 648 and is projected to increase to 706 at the 31-classroom campus by next fall, the superinten dent said He added that Memorial will need two or three more teachers next year while Carl Schurz, will pro bably need three more teachers to handle the increased number of students “At Lone Star, we re using even classroom in the building We re not using the two portable buildings We think we're in pretty good shape there," Bradberry said The superintendent added that while there is little extra space if any. rn the district’s north side cam puses, it is the south side that will need new construction Also during Tuesday's study ses sion. the trustees studied a proposed elementary grading standards The trustees accepted the resignation of Sally Kamau who taught fifth grade at Carl Schurz Bradberry said Ear nau submitted her resignation because of health reasons Christine Sorensen was approved for hire to replace Karnau Trustees also considered a drainage problem at lame Star Primary School Bradberry describ ed recommendations that have been made by an engineer who reviewed the campus He said improvements could be made to divert rainwater away from buildings relieving the immediate problems but not solving all the drainage problems at the cam pus Currently, heavy rains easily flood into the gymnasium making unusable Principal Karen Simpson told the board that her main concern is "going out and finding the gym flooded and not being able lo use it " She said immediate steps need to be taken to relieve the problems Trustee Dick Robinett said that while the immediate problems must be dealt with, district officials need to look at the broader problem “There s a whole raft of problems out there and it s known as growth I think we should look to the city and the city council about what their long range plans are," he said Stammtisch. Continued from Page IA Tops with team No 26 collecting 2,780 of the sharp little boogers, while Team No 13 garnered 1,856 Most Shoes Award went to Team No ll with 99, while Team No 18 took 47 pieces of footwear out of the Comal The Most Unusual Items category went to individuals with James Wayde of Team No 21 retrieving a bowling ball for first place honors and Dean Lewis taking second place for his recovery of a television set the one pictured on Page 2A of Sun day’s newspaper Some 7,500 total pounds of junk was removed from the shortest natural river in the world, while some 20.000 bottles, cans etc were removed as well About lo,OOO pop top tabs won t confuse the fish and wildlife any more. and 300 people who wound up missing their shoes know where they went (or might have gone, anyway). There were 335 divers participating in this year's Trashiest Special thanks go out to those merchants who donated prizes for the divers and to those who other wise supported the effort. Door prizes were donated by Landa Resort, Camp Wamecke, Pat s Place, Oma’s Sausage Haus and Bavarian Village Also deserving thanks are John Rife and Cindy of Tri-City Distributing, Tom Purdum cf Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce, Suzanne herbelin of Wurstfest Association. David Whatley of New Braunfels Parks and Recreation Department, Bill s Beer Depot, Wurstworld Pavillion's Vernon Taylor and parks and recreation crew chief Rubin Gon tales... Commissioners meet Thursday Comal County Com misdone rs will meet in regular session Thursday at IO a rn The meeting will be held in commissioner s court on the third floor of the cour thouse annex A pre-agenda workshop is slated for 9 a rn Commissioner's agenda reads as follows: ty appoint local health authori set cost per linear foot for let ters of cre<lit. persuant to Section IV B H of the Comal County Sub division Regulations appoint public members to the salary grievance committee — request for variance to private sewage facility regula lions — extension of letter of credit for the Summit Extension, phase 5 (Pct 4 approve claims Standards. Continued from Page IA the proposed water quality standards are significant to resource management program in the state because ‘they expand the foundation for the more aggressive water quality management program established by the Texas Water Commission two years ago “We believe these proposed standards, coupled with the continuing increased emphasis on the water quality enforcement and permitting programs, will go a long way toward assuring the pe& pie of Texas of continued availability of good quality water without creating unnecessary or unreasonable economic burdens,” he said, adding, “Certainly, there will be significant additional coats involved with implementation of some of these proposed revisions, but we believe that these costs are reasonably balanced with the responsibility to ensure surface water quality protection for the state ” The most significant proposals involve increased emphasis on standards for Intermittent streams and the development and implementation of standards dealing with toxic substances in surface w aters “The commission staff believes that we have developed proposed standards that represent an extension of the commission’s policy to protect and enhance the surface waters of Texas without creating unnecessary or unreasonable economic burdens for the people of the state The proposed standards reflect a concerted effort to balance our strong commitment to water quality protaction with our strong suport for continuing economic develpment in the state,” Soward said. New Braunfels Utilities General Manager Bob Sohn. left gladly accepts a signed proclamation from New Braunfels Mayor George Erben designating Oct 4-10 as Public Power Week in recognition of public utilities such as NBU (Staff photo) Crime Stoppers seek armed robbers tine hold up is enough Two in as mans months is too much A pair of Latin males possibly brothers held up the Fina Station at Interstate 35 and Huisache Sunday afternoon at gunpoint taking an undetermined amount of cash from the store s register and a clerk s wallet Police have few clues in the hold up. the second armed robbery there in just more than a month, and are turning to local citizens for help in this week's Grime Stoppers crime of the w eek Crime Stoppers i- a non profit privately funded organization that seeks to solve felony crimes through anonymous information A cash reward of up to $1 (■*' will be paid for information provided directly to the program s number 62U TIPS through Oct 16 that leads to an arrest and grand jury conv ic Hon of one or both persons responsi hie A store clerk was quietly tending to his duties around 5 3u p rn Sunday when two men entered the store ami asked the price of cigarettes VS hen the clerk responded one of the men pulled a pistol and ordered him to the Amir After taking all the cash from the store’s register the clerk was ordered to a storeroom where again he was ordered to the floor He wa> then reliesed of his wallet and t ash The men then fled the store in what was described as a vers clean late model black and silver GNK or Chew pickup The truck had sport wheels and a chrome bumper The gunman was described as a 2.5 year-old Latin male 5 feet » inches tall and weighing 12o to 125 pounds He had a medium complexion and very short hair l*he second suspect wa- described as a close identical twin of the first leading authorities to t>ellev e the pair may be brothers The gun used was a 6 or 8 inch barreled blue steel small caliber revolver Persons with information about this or any unsolved felony crime are ask«*d to call t rime Stoppers I aliens will not tie asked to give a name hut will In- issued a program number for future reference Sheriff Continued from Page IA dispatchers will earn about $13,74o each Few other increases were re quested in the department ami cuts in several areas have tieen made An additional SI.» ooo is ask et! for gasoline and oil expenses bringing those costs to $65 urn for PUW Mobile radio installations have tieen cut $11 ,(■»' for next year while police supplies has been decreased bv atioul $9 *m» other costs attributed to the sheriff s department include j (too for psychological ani I at (oratory testing Uh 15** in pro je* te<l telephone costs $12 for computer mamtalliance ami ser v k e ami ll j two for radio repairs J Guadalupe County Fair starts today The Guadalupe fount) hair Association invites the public to the 104th Guadalupe County hair one of the oldest fairs in Texas on < K l 7 through ll at the Guadalupe County Fairgrounds in Seguin This year's fair is again reflex ting some of the nostalgia of yesteryear with livestock exhibits rabbits women’s entries including canned goods needlework arts and crafts antiques and flowers field crops country store fiddlers contest im plement and commercial exhibits parade bakeoff dances hair t^ueen and Miss Round Up contests baby barnyard hay show pet show best-dressed contest rodeo and a tractor pull All this entertainment along with a carnival and food and drink concession will round out the week Beginning the first evening a group of Free Style Bike Riders from San .Antonio will demonstrate their skills in the area in front of the rodeo arena The six boys have par ticipated in competition all over the state and their demonstrations will begin at 6 3u p rn The Fiddlers Con test divided into four divisions will begin at I p rn Saturday un the dance Amir at the fairgrounds A musical group from Seguin will entertain with their country and western music in the area near the arer.a from 6 to 7 30 p rn On Sunday, a mini Air Force jet will tx* on display at the Gazebo all day, with a recruiter on hand to answer questions lonesome Ixnite Horn San Antonio will entertain at I p rn Sunday on the dance floor Louie is a one man four piece band, who sings and plays a variety of music ranging from Gar man w altzes to Mexican polka An afternoon of fitness will begin at 1:30 p rn, with a group demonstrating Tai Chi, a form of marshal arts, Korrie Stevens will demonstrate acrobatic floor exer elses and Kenny Lombard and students from Seguin will demonstrate karate Denise Shimek and her group of aerobic dancers will conclude the afternoon with exer elses For the first time ever, helicopter rides will be given at the county fair The helicopter will board and land on the southwest comer of Nelda Street Rides will be available when the gates open daily at $15 per ride For those who want to enter items in the women's division, there are some rules — number one, men can enter, too. After items are entered, they arc judged ami must remain un display with their ribbons until Mon day The Kerr Glass and the* Ball Cor poration are offering coupons to com jH-titors in tin* canned foods depart ment Those entering baked foods can qualify for additional prizes such as Hr* first ho persons entering two or more entries will receive a gift from Adams Extra* t Company Tri-color winners will receive a gift packag*-frorn Adams XII blue ribbon winners will receive a bug of White Wing-Flour ami all red ribbon winners will receive a Kroger coupon Those entering clothing made with Simplicity patterns will receive a coupon for a free Simplicity pattern indicate the pattern number when entering In th** agriculture ami livestock divisions there will tie beef cattie swine and sh«*ep This year for the second time there will tie a Texas 4 11 Club Rabbit Association Sanctioned Show and a Texas Club Calf Show The steer show will tie held Saturday at I p rn and the lamb show will tie held Sunday Two poultry shows are scheduled one is sanctioned ami the other is for Guadalupe County residents univ The sanctioned raiibit show will tie held Saturday Two contests designed for the little ones are the Best Western Dressed Contest where they are judged on their outfit as well as their per sonalities The other is a pet show in which children under 14 can bring their pets and show them off Thursday night is Play Day full of competitive family entertainment including stick horse barrel race at 7 for 2 to 5 year olds greased pig con test for Guadalupe County 4 ll members hay loading contest for Guadalupe County 4 H and FFA members, calf scramble for children 12 and under, chickell scramble for children IU and under, men s sand -surfing for IO teams of rider and horseman, ribbon roping with a roper and a lady runner, goat milk tng contest for teams of two women from local clubs wild bull riding con test (stick bull), and wild cow saddl ing contest The truck and tractor pull, sanctioned by the lainestar Truck and Tractor Puller's Association, is Saturday and Sunday at 2 p rn at Riverview Park in Seguin Admis sion is $6 The local field stock truck classes will be competing for a purse of $8,700 and will consist of entries from Guadalupe. Comal. Gonzales. Caldwell, Bexar. Wilson and Hays counties Barbar a Schwarz lose of    New Braunfels is aiming tho*** competing for the title of Hound I p I « HK otfier- are Betty (dx of Marion JoAnn Mays of Seguin tammy Mills of Seguin ''ham* Patterson of Seguin and Tm.'ta Voss of Mi vueenry Girls will compete in    three horsemanship competitions model mg speech interview    and photogenic competitions Crowning w ill take place Saturday at tm- rodeo Rodeo performance- ar** set for h rulay arui Saturdav at 7 *o p in in the rodeo arena Tit Set- for tm-nightly performance at $ t for adults arui $ I to for children ITi** camiv a1 is scheduled for today through Monday at the fairgrounds The hair Parade will ttrgin at IU a rn Friday at College and Austin streets pro*aisling south on Austin and ending at the fairgrounds ( all the Guadalupe county \grn ultural and Livestock h air Association at (Tv MTT for mort* in formation Births Out of town Danny and Laura Kent Route J Box 892, Seguin H pound 2 * ounce boy Humana Womens Hospital Get 3 Maternal grandparents are Mack Ashworth of Tyler and Bar bara Ashworth of Norfolk \a Pater nal grandparents are Grover and Julia Kent of New Braunfels ;