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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 7, 1983, New Braunfels, Texas 14 New Braunfels HwaldZeitung January County agent Fruit tree spacing important By BILL SCHUMANN County Extension Agent Space is the first and most im portant consideration in planning where to plant trees for home fruit Stand on the proposed planting look around and think 10 years The mature spread width of a pecan tree is at least 40 feet and can be twice Roots extend even futher than the Adequate space between trees is just as important as adequate space betwen trees and existing Recommended planting space bet ween peach and plum trees is 18 feet between Japanese standard pears and standard 25 feet dwarf 6 to 12 feet pecans 50 feet and figs 12 to 14 feet and between 3 feet with rows 12 feet If you dont think you have enough space for large you may con sider Horticultural ad vances in developing miniatures have been Fruit which is nor mally produced on 30foot trees can now be harvested from dwarf trees 6 feet Fruit from these dwarf trees is the same quality and size as that produced by larger In fruit size and quality usually are better on dwarfs because dwarf trees are easier to prune and manage than standard sized Of total yield per tree is less since the bearing surface area of the smaller tree is not as In addition to minimal pruning and ease of dwarf trees produce produce better where growth requiements such as water and soil are harvest and require smaller amounts of pesticides that can be applied more Many types of dwarf fruit trees can be purchased and grown in con In the Romans grew orange trees in tubs and large con tainers for decorative this custom spread to other parts of and today it is a popular In in where hazards of late spring frost are especially potted fruit trees are common not only for the value of ornamentals but also for profitable commercial in Although not yet a popular practice in growing fruit trees in containers does have geat especially in southern areas of the United The abundance of fruit in America at relatively low prices precludes commercial production using this 4H roundup Stock show scheduled Saturday ByMIKEBARBOUR Comal County Extension Agent The 2nd Annual Comal County 4H Stock Show will be held next Saturday at the County Fairgrounds in New Members of the eleven 4H Clubs in the County will display their and participate in a variety of The 4H Exchange Club will be offering refreshments and hot food for all Beginning at Saturday the show will be kicked off with Showmanship Experienced showmen will present to younger members and the best techniques of showing Ronny Johnson as will direct these hog and lamb Following this will be the Judging There will be separate events for judging livestock and for judging Ralph Haecker is the Livestock Judging Superintendent and Carol Storms is the Rabbit Judging Those in the rabbit contest will judge live animals and answer written In the livestock separate classes of hogs and lambs will be Next on the program is the Livestock Over 150 head of large animals are entered in this These are show animals which local 4Hers feed and care for by The judge will be Mark Superintendents of the Livestock Show ar Hubert Eckhardt for Harold Voges for the Hogs and Hal Herbelin for They will weigh and classify the stock Saturday The final activity will be the Showmanship Separate classes will be offered for junior ages 9 to and Senior Service serve people of all ages regardless of socioeconomic religion or national ages 14 to In this and the other 4Hers will earn rib trophies and belt buckles for the The 4H Exchange Club will have food and drink at very reasonable prices during the For hot dogs for 60 chili dogs for 75 cents and coffee and doughnuts for 25 cents will be sold throughout the This club is working to earn money for a club trip next The public is invited to come out and enjoy the Admission is and good seats and parking will be available at the County Educational programs conducted by the Texas Agricultural Extension New partners Jackie Smith County Judge Fred Clark left and State Edmund Kuempel will be working closely together if Commissioners Court agrees with the preliminary recommendations of the Comal County Growth and Development Committee that legislation is needed to meet county Clark and Kuempel both attended Thursdays growth committee I Stocks NEW AMR Am Ainer Beth Brit Burlngt Coca East ElPaso Enserch Esmark GTE Gen Gen Gen Gen Gulf V4 Int Continued from Page 1 Newsmakers A tale of two mayors AP First this town had one Then it had Now it has two and residents dont know whos in Former Mayor Edward Kuwik resigned Thursday to take a legislative post to which he was elected last Hours City Council President Thomas Radich was sworn in as mayor as provided by state according to city attorney Chester Not said Anthony chairman of the citys Democratic party and a Mingarelli said local law specifies that the council must vote on an interim at about three of the councils five members elected Mingarelli as City Clerk Gerald De who swore in refused to swear in Im not going to make a fool of myself or anyone else by swearing in two mayors on the same De Pasqualle As far as Im Im the mayor of the city of Radich after taking over the mayors Mingarelli said he doesnt plan to confront Radich over who will sit behind the mayors but he plans to act as The council directed all depart ment heads to report to Mingarelli Radich said the dispute may have to be settled in Francis stumps against crime LAS AP Singer Connie making a stateby state anticrime has challenged lawmakers to pass legislation to aid victims of violent The 44yearold who was raped in a New York motel in called for mandatory sentences for people convicted of violent crimes and the removal of insanity and diminished capacity Im doing it on my own when I should be out singing and making a she told legislators The people are fed up with Wald to try con ciliation LOS ANGELES AP Singer Helen Reddy and her estranged husband Jeff Wald have been sent to a conciliation service to try to settle their custody dispute over their 9 The two were granted a preliminary divorce decree last September but still had to settle the custody issue and other matters before the 14year marriage would be dissolved per in the United working with a Houston law The incident was a replay of the drowning of a 41yearold Conroe man in August of Both men jumped off the same bluff above the Guadalupe and never came Despite lifesaving efforts of a nearby camper and the Canyon Lake Emergency Medical George of San drowned in Canyon Lake just offshore at Potters Creek Park on July on July John Henry of San was pulled out of about seven feet of about 15 yards from the north beach of Canyon Fire claimed the life of fouryearold New Braunfels boy on Marty Alan Brandt was found dead in the bathtub of his home on Camp Willow destroyed by The childs Christine Brandt and his sister Trina managed to escape the burning A family tragedy struck on beginning with the death of William in a twocar about miles west of Sattler on FM Caldwell was out celebrating the birth of his born at McKenna Memorial Hospital the day Then local authorities discovered the bodies of Ronald Charles and his 19yearold daughter Tammy Jo Said to be despondent over his sons Caldwell had shot and killed his then turned the gun on as ruled by Peace Justice Precinct Harold Harold Marshall of New Braunfels was thrown 48 feet from his rolling pickup on In terstate 35 on Twelve hours later and two miles 18yearold Philip Palmer of San An tonio was after being thrown 127 feet from his own On an 18yearold Universal City woman died in a onecar rollover on Highway Susan Ann Weaver was on her way home from when her 82 Mercury went off the skidded 150 and flipped three throwing her 40 The second manslaughter case of 1982 also darkened the month of Ruben his expectant and their two small were walking on Highway 81 when all four were from behind by a 1970 driven by William of San The father was dead at the the two children died at McKenna Memorial Hospital in the night hours of and Sauceda died early 31 at a San Antonio Savage has since been indicted on four counts of manslaughter by a Comal County Grand November brought the 1982s last 18 yearold Angie Marie Kowalik of Ac companying a diving class from Dive World in San she went down offshore at Comal Park on Her body was found six days under 85 feet of water at Comal with the assistance of a metal Her air mouthpiece was still in On 21yearold Lindsay Allen LaBay died in a onecar rollover on Interstate about miles north of New The small car he was a passenger in slid sideways in the then flipped six or seven LaBay was thrown 40 feet from the and died from a broken The driver of the car was wearing his seatbelt and shoulder harness LaBay was The year ended on a bizarre death of a Brownsville ruled a when traces of cyanide were found in his Peter Watts Dean was found on in the back of a Chevrolet Blazer parked off Smithsons Valley A tumbler of cyanide laced CocaCola was found in the along with a note contained phone numbers for his wife and A hose was hooked to the Blazers exhaust leading to the interior of the The autopsy showed some carbon monoxide in the attorneys but not in lethal A bankruptcy filed by Dean against Tierra del Sol Broadcasting of was scheduled for a hearing in Houston on Upon Deans it was postponed until Dean had also been scheduled to appear in court this time as a defendant in a suit filed by Sunset Broadcasting The attorney was also linked to the 19 collapse and closing of Ran chland National Bank in Job Continued from Page 1 record The average duration of unem ployment for such workers reached 18 up from weeks in Total employment was virtually unchanged last month at While nonfarm measured by a survey of business fell by the bureau noted that the decline was the smallest in more than a The report said that an increase in retailsales employment during the holiday shopping season was less than producing a net decline in retailtrade jobs from The bureau noted that without its endoftheyear revisions in the the unemployment rate for December would have been 11 The annual recalculation of monthly rates is based in part on a recomputation of the effect of seasonal such as the school year and buying and manufacturing Within the various population postwar records were set for adult adult teen whites and although bureau analyst Deborah Klein described the fractional rises for those categories as Continued from Page 1 marriage ceremony for an interracial he Sheffield said he always asks two questions of couples who want to be I ask Are you the same race and I ask them if they believe in Jesus Christ if theyre If they arent I tell them Im not going to marry I havent seen one interracial marriage thats Newly elected Peace Justice Sandy Prindle has been on the job less than a but said he will not perform interracial Its not a racial he Its a people Those people are going to have problems from here on if they get and Im not going to be a part of I dont see Judge Forbes as a racist under any nor do I see myself as a As I see a parallel to this would be something like two people cutting their arms severely to be blood brothers they can do Im not going to stop but Im not going to do it for Dallas County Peace Justice George who said he has married more than 20 black and white Youve got to have some sense of bigotry about you to be that strong against interracial Allen who knows Forbes because both serve on the board of the peace justice training seminars at Texas State said he was surprised by his colleagues It tells me a hell of a lot about the Allen It makes you wonder what kind of justice you can have in his court if two people of different races come before Dallas peace justice George Patzig says he per sonally objects to interracial marriages but believes it is his duty to perform I have some feelings about but my feelings are not important as far as the issues are he I can understand why many judges would not want to perform these But Im a lawyer and whatevers legal is what Im going to do and not worry about Ted president of the Dallas chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored said he believes any justice who refuses to perform any marriage should I thought it was pretty he said of Forbes I think he should resign Maybe he can get a fulltime job with the Ku Klux Texas Continued from Page 1 just flat being He said that adult women were unemployed in Texas last compared to in an increase of about Retailers usually hire adult women as tem porary workers to handle Christmas These were your new entrants and re entrants who went out to add to the family in and either didnt find a or if they did find they didnt keep it very said The sales didnt come there was an early But he said that the percent increase is not and the flat rate weve been having for the last four months its been hovering right around 8 percent is in itself a good We havent seen a so maybe were getting squared away for some kind of Texas is still doing well compared to other Only with a percent jobless rate in has lower unem he The figures are compiled from monthly in terviews with households in he About families are interviewed
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