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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 8, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas Walker, Harmon Players of the Week, Page 5 New Braunfels A SSI Vc 134 No 174 Tuesday September 8. 1987 25 Cents 'ages Loans possible for merchants hurt by decline in tourist trade By DAVID MAY Stat* Ai iter Wanted HuMnews in N»w Braunfels an<1 Comal County hard hit by this summer s lagging tourist trade to apply for federal economic injury loans \ppl> at your local Cfi amber of Commerce or county courthouse* Precinct 4 Commissioner Clyde Jacobs has spearheaded an effort to help loc al businesses vc ho have seen this year's tourist trade literally washed out by heavy spring rains that created hazardous conditions along the Guadaluj** Klver and Canyon Lake Jacobs wrote the states Dim sum of K mer gene y Management Aug 5 concerning the economic hardships realized by businesses here It was decided that area businesses may lie eligible for federal Small Business Ad ministration loans and received information concerning SBA s program guidelines ami application process Aug 18 Applications which will Ive for warded by the county to the state Sept 18 are av uilable at lx>th New Braunfels and Canyon Lake s chamber of commerce offices. Precinct 4 Justice of the Peace of flees and the county commissioners* offices located on the third floor of the courthouse an nex We need to get organized now that we know what it is we need to do said Jacobs SBA requires that a minimum of five businesses must prove they have l>een adversely impacted because of the impoundment earlier this year of (lorn! waters in Canyon Lake by I S Army Corps of Engineers who in June were forced to initiate a two month pro g r a rn of maximum lake discharges into the river Media statewide reported the unsafe conditions w ithm the chan nels of the Guadalupe River caus tut by area flooding, some 26 in ches of rainfall in a month's time that kept thousands of tourists away There is no actual estimate of lost revenues as a result, though losses are believed to ap preach the $1 million mark or higher State officials indicated that a greater number of businesses affected will add weight to the county s request Jacobs said already more than five businesses have applied for federal assistance Criteria for approval of economic injury loans include A business must show that money cannot be borrowfrom another source a business must show that net personal assets are available to See HELP Page 2 Comal Labor Day quiet butChild drowns, man victim of heart failure By david may    j ;:ick rig n the pars - south v**a< * Stab writer    .Mien he disappeared around U 15 Two deaths and .Monday s p m A search began and the child thunderstorms marked tragedy for was found and pulled from the water what had started to tx* a perfect A Dallas man raffing sn the Labor flay weekend in Comal County Guadalupe River Sunday died after as thousands of visitors used Canyon suffering an apparent heart attack Lake and the Guadalupe and Comal Jimmy Stevens 47 died after being Rivers    transported to McKenna by New Gilbert Guerrero. 4. of San An Braunfels EMS v hospital tonic drowned at Canyon Park Mon- >pokesperson listed his death a*-day afternoon after being submerged cardio pulmonary failure in about three feet of water for Ii* to He was pulled from ’he river at the 15 minutes    Gmene Road crossing on the New He was transferred by Canyon Braunfels side He reportedly had Lake EMS to McKenna Memorial beer rafting Witt. his wife and Hospital where he later died The tod friends Efforts by paramedics to dier is the ninth drowning victim in revive the man failed Comal County this year    No otner major incidents were According lo Game Warden Bob reported on area waterways despite Wofford the child was with his parents Robert and Linda Guererro    See LABOR DAV Page 2Rainfall totalsLocation..........................Inches As of 10 a.m. Tuesday Lake Dunlap............................. 0.30 Bulverde...................................1    -40 Sauder Farms (4 miles east of NB). ... .. ...0.03 Sun Valley (west of Smithson Valley)..........1.40 Herald Offices..........................0.50 Potters Creek Rd iCanyon Lake).............0.40 Royal Forest (east county).................2.25Leveling out It you wanna help vur th* Bat Reship texas from certain itemise you can do by collecting aluminum * ans and recycling them tot motley lo t>«- given to Ute toad tton of lousiness and uklividtial* leading th* effort Every Hi* days thirst v I evans enpty at■ >ut I *> mill nm aluminum cans That s a lot os metal loll*, lf just |u jfervent a ere t«< v* ut atnruit Ii million would Im- rained It you want to find not how an*} whet* you can tielp tail I hoi* **4 I L \ \s Hie t s Postal service an noun* < > it lias ch*»sen tInt- vile for a im*w main post office in t iU»lo V a ugli an Horner    Highway I UG I* ll Box mg i ‘{bolo ha* agreed to sell I* a* res on the west sui** of I- St UU,! about ■*** feet north ut But (alo 11 ail Pi K e UH*< UU Hie re s a 2u percent ch ame that it will ram this afternoon hut Hi* high still is expected til reach tlw* mid **»s with east winds between • ami to mph Panty cloudy skies will slight iv oiiscurt* that full moon tonight with a low iii the low 70s and tight southeast winds Mostly cloudy skies will hang around Wednesday with a 40 percent chance of thunder showers and a high in the low k#ts with southeast winds a I unit to mph The Menu CLASSI! 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I \nyone out there interested in becoming or nominating someone to become a mender of the Texas Business Council ’ If so Texas Employment Commissioner Mary Scott Na hers who writes Texas Busine vs Today for this newspaper. is compiling a list of nominees for this council intended to increase communication between state government and the private business sector Ll Gov Bill Hobby endorsev the panel Sabers represents » «• texas employers Round table discussions are plan n*-d amiss the lame star state and a schedule will he announced sun Nomination** and requests for in formation can be mailed to Texas Bu-itve-- iGum ll HH TEI Building lath and * ongress Austin Texas Dx* management of laurel Plaza Apartments ret enbv took ad vantage of New Braunfels I tilitie-lamp replacement program which encourage*! busine*.**** to replace their inefficient old sighting with more efficient illumination Laurel Plaza got a » h«** k for SI GI ai from NBt tie* a Us*- of Uh* rebate program wtnch gives bustiie--**- 112;) for **a*h kilowatt o! eieclru a1 usage eliminate*! by more efficient products Die .sd ♦*. watt lightbulbs in the apartment complex were replaced with 7 watt fluor**** ent I Hi! bs The more efficient florescent bulbs while putting out the same amount of light as the 60 watt tHiibs save the apartment complex 10 812 kilowatts in electrical usage The SBI lamp replacement pn» gram funded by the lamer bol wrack* River \uthority offers rebates to local businesses Jim Madxmai I NBt s resource management dirts tor said Laurel Plaza is tf»e largest establishment to take advantage of the replacement program since it ttegan last I december He said Laurel I Ma/a will realize a savings beyond paying for the new lamps ti about five and one half months since NIU began participating in the lamp rebate program T2 establishments have had lamp audits comluclet! at their businesses Those audits determine how much energy could be saved by changing lamps MacDonald said -everal of the audited establishments, including New Braunfels school district have not taken full advantage of the rebate program but replace lighting with more efficient lamps as tlx- old lights burn out The I niversity of Texas Institute of Texan Cultures is accepting ap pl ic at urns for volunteer- through sept ii Applicants should have an interest sn Texas history amt a itesire to work with people of alt age* Training for volunteer- f*egins VXednesdav ,-**pt if, from sam to noon Monday VXednesdav and Km day through sept in I lutreadi vol un I i*e r» will travel to se hoots churches senior cetKers and other tor .iImmv* lo spread th** wont ah*»ut the diversity of texas histofv and Un pmplr who ma ie flus state great arx! will continue tv .k* sui r of more informal tor. call Mi? 238 Nadine Mardock New Braunfels Housing the halls of Laurel Plaza in comparison to the Authority s executive director and Jim Ruppel ne* more efficient fluorescent bulbs like the ,Mth the New Braunfels Utiities resource ane or the nght no.*, in place (Photo by Dery management department take a foe k at the old Clark mefticien! light bulbs at -eft that once med Cheap lights NBU s lamp replacement program lit up faces at Laurel Plaza Apartments with a $1,350 checkNBISD bulges. CISD expects more growth Bf SARAH DUKE Sta** Wrtle* Dir N«-w Bi uuntcls school district is M ttmg records for enrollment as students enter their second wi*ek ot class**-, wfide Comal school district otflt lab expect enrollment to con ti nuing increasing this w**ek SHINO Superintendent c'harle-Bradberry said enrollment figure-are up in the district with 4 HIH students as of this morning retie* ting a t ;» percent increase over last year s enrollment overall we ve ha*l tremendous growth in tfi*- southern attendance area ami a slight inc reasc in til** nor them attendance area Bradberry said Ile add***! that while growth for most of the city was in lim* with pro lections ‘ the increase was more than we expected in Ult* southern part of the city Carl Schurz Elementary and Memorial Primary t>oth in the cl ty’s southern area experienced ll percent enrollment increases Carl Schurz enrollment reached 502 while Memorial s enrollment sets at t> to Bradberry said th** increase at Memorial has filled the four new classrooms limit last year and al least on** new tea* her will tie needed to handle Uh* large number of students We re going to be adding urn* teaching unit and we'll tie doing some shifting around ” the superintendent said Enrollment at New Braunfels High School was I 460 up about 50 students or roughly 4 percent from last year Enrollment at the New Braunfels Middle School actually dropped by about 18 students to 1.065 Seele Elementary s enrollment in crease*! by about 2 5 percent to total Ate ENROLL. Page 2 Mark Treer of Guy Williams Masonry Inc levels out the brick facade of the city’s new Central Fire Station on Hill Street City Engineer Btl! Dobrowolski said this morning that the building will be complete by about mid-October to early November Construction for the building is back on schedule atter builders lost about one month due to testing not originally anticipated The engineer said he found that joints created during construction will not create any defects in the building as was once feared. Dobrowolski said the new fire station on County Line Road also will be completed by about mid-October. The new Central Fire Station is expected to cost $521,166 (Photo by Deryl Clark). ;