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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 16, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas Unicorns, Cougarettes victorious, Page 13A New Braunfels Vol 134 No. 180 New Braunfels Herald Publishing Company 707 Landa St New Braunfels, Texas 781 30 (LISPS 377 800)Wednesday September 16.1987 25 Cents Two Sections 28 Pages County solons district vote The Comal County division of the American Heart Association wants you to think twice as you walk down the aisle the grocery store aisle that ts Beginning toda> more than H.oou supermarkets nationwide in eluding the New Braunfels MKH store will participate in American Heart Association s hood Festival a week Ion# event that focuses the attention of the American public on the selection of foods that meet AH A dietary guidelines "The Heart Association s guidelines emphasize wise eating patterns that emphasize weight con trot limited intake of cholesterol saturated fats refined sugar and sodium and the assurance that the diet includes a \ artel) of foods said Julie Johnson food festival chairman anti extension service home economist Highlight of the week is a display and ilemonstratton of heart healthy foods at the local HFB Store today from 8 JU to ll JU a rn and J to 6 p rn Volunteers from the extension office J H clubs and the local heart chapter will pass out heart healthy snacks so stop by and see em Germany x Freiburg c hamber cir chestra and I heir will perform at Texas lutheran C ollege s Jackson Auditorium Friday at 8 p rn Tickets for the performance the first rn Jackson Auditorium s liar Ut Arts .md Fntertainment Series an* ta *12 and *15 and may he purchased at the Jackson Auditorium box of flee ITV 4161, extension Ko Master I a rd and A Iva are aicepted The or hest ra and choir are directed by Klaus Hoevelmann Sales taxes, user fees proposed to finance road, other projects Bv DAVID MAY Staff Writer Comal County voters will tie asked in November to dec Hie the fate of a proposed water oriented recreation district If approved the district would generate funds through taxes and fees for mad law enforcement im provements and litter control Comal County Commissioners Monday unanimously approved pla< mg the question on this fall s ballot This is a landmark dav in Comal County said Commissioner J L Fvans who over the last several years has sought support for creation of the self supporting district In reference to House Bill 2194 which authorized local option Evans said It was a landmark piece of legisla tion ami an unusual type of legisla tton The district s formation would re quire majority approval from all county voters .should the resolution pass a governing hoard would be formed and only those persons living within the district » boundaries would have authority to vote on any future amendments or changes I feel it will tw a positive step in the making of recommended im provements and relief from ad valorem taxes » ounty Judge Fred Clark told the court Billed as the * omal » aunts Water oriented Kecrealior District the proposed boundaries meet New Braunfels north ami northwestern See DISTRICT Page 2A i i Bre w-ha ha!! From Staff and Wire reports Citing legal reasons state liquor control officials put a halt Tuesday to the infamous day-old beer wars. started Monday in San Antonio bv a small liquor retail chain And this week the liquor distributor who said he goofed when he advertised 12-packs of beer for tty cents may face an investigation by the state attorney general and the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission state of ficials said “Coupons cannot be accepted in conjunction with the sale of any alcoholic beverage.” said Texas Alcoholic Beverage Control representative Leonaldo Reyes Tuesday afternoon “We cannot regulate what price they charge for beer or wine but there are legal problems with the acceptance of a coupon for an alcoholic beverage ” Both 7-11 convenience stores in New Braunfels, forced to honor a San Anton.o liquor store s adver Used special on 12 packs of beer, had placed signs in front of their stores Wednesday afternoon ex plaining the discontinuation of their guarantee program Reyes referred TABC’s decision to a marketing practice rule of the state alcoholic beverage code The Southland Corporation which owns 7-11 convenience stores, had initiated a statewide marketing strategy that promis ed to match any competitor’s price on beer Gabriel’s Disocunt Liquor. Beer and Wine Stores, a chain of five alcoholic beverage retail outlets in San Antonio, on Mon day advertised 12 packs of Miller and Budweiser beer for 99 cents upon presentation of the newspaper coupon According to reports when the store ran out of the advertised beer, clerks began referring customers to 7-11 stores After touching off the beer war and catching the scrutiny of TABC agents. Gabriel said the San Antonio newspaper advertisement that ran Monday was an error He said the ad mistakenly said his stores would sell 12 packs of Budweiser and Miller Lite beers for 99 cents apiece We goofed, big time,” said Gabriel “I lost over $6,000 It was a mistake The ad should have been $9 99 for 24 cans We lost about 650 cases I made a big mistake I want to apologize to San Antonio, my customers and 7 Eleven ’ TABC agents found more beer in one of Gabriel’s stores after consumers complained about supplies being sold out. said Milton Brown. TABC district supervisor An employee at one of the local 7-ll stores said Tuesday after noon that store had sold at least "a couple hundred” 12-packs of beer al the 99-cent price An employee at the second More would only say that store s invest tory ran very low. but referred any other information to the district offices in San Antonio There. Southland represen tative Alan Gregg today said. “We are not at liberty to give out any information regarding profits or losses We will continue to monitor retail prices of beer and offer everyday low prices ” Se# ST AMMTISCH P*q« JA lx>wer Colorado River Authority and New Braunfels I til it Mrs will nodi* t a field test to determine the effect of specific air conditioning system maintenance procedures on electric demand and usage LTRA bas contracted with Guada Coma Mechanical of New Braunfels to conduct the field test NBt selected lite firm for the project iiuada Conia Alec hanial bas selected five residential air conditioning system* that have not bad maintenance (or one two three- four and five years respec tivrly These systems will be tested serviced and retested The data will mdk ale the effect of maintenance proi edures on the performance of each system and its eire irk usage The field test also will determine consumer interest in p»w*Mble future Power Saver air conditioning maintenance programs as a means of conserving energy Ll KA is pro rnotmg Power Saver energy efficiency programs through its wholesale electric customers Texas students who did not graduate from high sc hool in May because they failed the Texas Lawsuit against McKenna Hospital, doctors moved A 1985 lawsuit against VU henna Memorial Hospital ami two physicians filed in Guadalupe County has tjeen transferred to I omal County on a change of venue motion The plaintiffs in the suit Lloyd R stahl acting as t*est friend of a minor Jonas stahi flied a damage suit in July of 1905 against the hospital and Richard Clemmons M I) and William K Brown MD The action seeks damage amounts in exievs of the minimal jurisdictional limits The suit contends that Jonas Mahl injured his left arm in a fall un*Kl 24 19Kl and was attended to by both Clem mons and Brown as welt as emergency mom personnel at McKenna The plaintiffs contend negligence on the parts of the defendants win* are alleged to have failed to exercise skill ami del I gene# in diagnosing and treating the injury According to the suit the injury w as diagnosed as tieing an acute strain of the elbow but was later found to be a dislocation of the elbow joint The suit contends Ihc injury ;s now permanent while Jonas Stahl suffers great physical pain and loss of use of hts left arm The plain tiffs are asking for damages and medical costs expected lo ta* incurred in the future Motions have been filed to exclude both the hospital and Clemmons as codefendants in the case which have not t«een ruled on by Judge Gus Strauss of the 25th State District Court in Guadalupe County In answering the original petition McKenna has taken exception to several of the petition s allegations including a clause stating the physicians were acting as agents of the hospital failure to state a specified damage amount ami failure to identify which emergency room personnel attended to the plaintiff District court coordinator in Comal County Ginny Eaves said Tuesday that a trial date had not been set here for the lawsuit Woman Injured Hot hot September days continue with ' a 2u percent chance    » ,    ' that some ram will f f cool things off today / T v Highs are forecast f . «*L k\ for the mid 90s    *    ^    \    \ with south winds Ail* f* at IO to IS mph    V Mostly fair skies will prevail tonight with a con tmueil Jo percent chance of ram and a low in the mid 70s and light southeast winds Partly cloudy skies on Thurs day carry a high in the mid 90s and soutneast winds at IO mph Stay cool, fall really is around the comer The Menu BUSINESS    6    /A CLASSI* KO    SUB COMICS    12A crossword out AMY............... 10A ENTERTAIN MCN I .........10A KALEIDOSCOPE ..........I    BS OPINIONS    4A SPORTS ..............13    ISA VYE AT IKR.................2    A Harry Preston 62, of 314 Lakeview Terrace examines the damages to his 1981 Chevy Capris after being hit this morning by a 1985 Chevy Silverado pickup driven by Charles Reed 64 of 589 Elm Creek Road Josie Salmas 38 of 461 N Central, a passenger in Preston s car, struck her head on the windshield and was transported by EMS to McKenna with a head laceration and knee injury The accident oc curred about 8:15 a rn on Lakeview Drive when. according to New Braunfels police officer Russel! Bell, Reed attempted a left turn into the riding stables located near Torrey Street, in front of Preston s oncoming vehicle Salmas was not wearing a seat belt. Both Preston and Reed complained of minor injuries but declined medical treatment at the scene. (Photo by Deryl Clark) ;