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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 1, 1983, New Braunfels, Texas New Braunfels March San Antonio firm gets county bid By JACQUELINE SMITH Staff writer Monday Commissioners Court found itself caught in the dilemma of whether or not to accept a bid from a local firm or an outoftown company that sub mitted the lower But after considering both which were for county longdistance telphone the court accepted that of LDS of San Antonio the low Not accepted was a bid from ValueLine of New On the one hand we want to do business County Judge Fred Clark But on the other were charged with the responsibility of spending the taxpayers money in a businesslike County roundup Prior to Clarks Commissioner Charles Tart noted I can see that LDS comes out with more But it ValueLine is a local firm and it will be paying local still there is quite a bit of savings offered by Commissioner Monroe who made the motion that the court accept LDSs said the reason for the county advei for bids was to save money on its longdistance In order to do what were supposed to which is save money for the Wetz moved that the court accept LDSs I dont think theres much there Commissioner Bill who seconded Welzs it all comes back to the lowest The court is not only obligated by law Uo accept the low bid but it is good management said Both LDS and ValueLine would sell the county devices that could be attached to current phones with rotary dials to provide push button Pushbutton service is needed by both systems to provide longdistance service to the County Auditor Bate Bond Without the pushbutton Value Line could not provide longdistance service and LDS said it would have to charge the county 10 cents per long distance added To have touchtone lines installed in the Courthouse would cost approximtely he According to an analysis of the bids done by Value Line would save the county approximately in longdistance bills for the first year of service and for the second LDS proposed saving the county the first year and the second Those costs include the price of approximately 20 pushbutton said who proposed they be given to those county departments with the heaviest longdistance telephone These Bond include his own the County Judge and Commissioners Courts the Sheriffs the Tax AssessorCollectors office and the Department of Public In unanimously approving the bid submitted by the court authorized Bond to purchase the 20 pushbutton thus eliminating the 10 cent charge per longdistance Other than discussion of the longdistance phone commissioners took up only one other item The court approved the purchase of a piece of blade type equipment to be attached to the mold board of the County Road Departments new motor Cost of the additional equipment is approximately and is allowed for in the road departments Bond County Roads Administrator Bodo Dietert noted that this additional piece of equipment will increase the fuel efficiency and operation of the motor Horoscope By STELLA WILDER MARCH 1 Born you possess what appears to others to be an easygoing almost devilmaycare In you are made of extremely stern Highly confirmed in your you know precisely what you want out of regardless of how it seems to Only those who know you best know how determined you are to succeed only those who know you know that you are unwavering in your You are romantic but not a suave and decidedly char ming when you want to be Although you are a great when it comes down to serious matters you are a stickler for the You have an exceptional sense of honor and will always act to save your own integrity even by so you cannot save your own Also born on this date are David Niven and Ron actors Dinah Shore and Harry To see what is in store for you find your birthday and read the corresponding Let your birthday star be your daily MARCH 2 PISCES 19March 20 Marital status is a vital point in todays meeting of the Dont mistake anothers ARIES March 21April 19 Be aware of your position on the employment You may not be quite as secure as you TAURUS April 20May 20 Much talk and little action lead to a day of unfulfilled Dont give up personal goals GEMINI May 21June 20 Conclude one phase of work before undertaking Dont jump the gun regardless of the CANCER June 21July 22 Unnecessary emotional involvement may land you in real dif ficulty by Try to remain cool and LEO July 22 long as your objective is getting to the heart of present pressing ask Otherwise be VIRGO 22 is but only in terms of your own Dont speculate with anothers LIBRA 22 Gain the conditions you want through a positive approach to Difficulties fade as you tackle SCORPIO 21 Change your point of view and you change your Make this a day to remember go the extra SAGITTARIUS 21 A friend in need proves more than a friend indeed he proves a The chance for gain is CAPRICORN 19 Positive cir cumstances yield positive action and Refuse the pessimists AQUARIUS 18 Reconsider your present position on the subtler points of financial arguments on the home Give By ABIGAIL VAN BUREN Why dimt gynecologists warn their patients that after theyve had a hysterectomy they aru lij desirable At age had a total 1 had tumors and was told I should have my uterus But had I known then what I know I would have put it off as long as or even taken my chances and not had the operation at all Alter rny surgery my husband told me that our lovemaking wasnt the same that I had lost my appeal for Then he found someone The same thing happened to a friend of After her her husband said she didnt feel the then he took up with a young woman in his Would I be wise to forget about men I take Premarin and I havent lost my sex Im at neat and and people tell me I look about I need a truthful Would a be sexually satisfied with me now REJECTED DEAK REJECTED Yes In a total Ihe uterus is which in no way diminishes thesexual satisfaction of A man cannot tell whether his partner has a uterus or If he claims he can feel the hes either looking for an excuse to look or the problem is not in her but in his head DEAR ABBY A woman signed Sitting Duck asked what to do should her car break down while shes alone at night in the middle of You told her if she had a CB radio she could call for help and thereby be a lucky if this stranded lady called for help on her CB giving her exact she would be ad vertising to the world that she was alone and helpless Instead of the police highway patrol person or good Samaritan she hopes will come to her Surgeons knife not the problem a bad guy could pick up her damselin distress signal and do her harm before help Then shed be a dead CAUTIOUS IN COLORADO DEAR CAUTIOUS Thanks lor the Many others wrote to say the Read on for another helpful item on the subject DEAR ABBY Thanks for that column telling women what to do if they have car trouble while theyre alone at You Turn your emergency blinkers or lift the to let passersby know you have car then sit in your car with your windows rolled up and wait for I wouldnt recommend getting out of the car even to lift the I bought an inexpensive reflective banner with large red letters bearing the message Please Call It should be placed on the inside of the back car window so the driver does not have to get out of the It also discourages wouldbe robbers or rapists from at tacking because they might assume the police are already on their way The 3foot reusable plastic banner folds up to glovecompartment To obtain call your local rape crisis center or hotline and ask if the organization has the banners for If it does you can obtain a banner by sending a tax deductible donation to The Los Angeles Rape and Battering 543 North Fairfax Los Please enclose a stamped 37 self addressed envelope with your check or money All proceeds benefit the organizations 24 hour rape crisis and battering GLADIHAVEONE If you put off writing letters became you dont know what to send for Abbys complete booklet on Send and a stamped 37 selladdraied envelope to Utter Box Officers honored Local law enforcement officers were honored last Thursday by the Knights of Columbus at the annual event at the K of C Representing the groups present are from left Bob Holder with the Department of Public Safety Gilbert chief Staff photo by Frances Bridges Sheriffs Department Cecil co K of C council activities police chief Burney Boeck and Grand Knight Guadalupe Not show is Marion chairman of council Calendar of Events Government Planning and Zoning Commission 7 City Hall council New Braunfels Independent School Board NB High School Historic Landmarks Commission City Hall council Organizations TOPS Take Off Pounds 7 Laurel Plaza recreation 300 Laurel Comal County Family Historians Dittlinger Memorial GermanAmerican Society American Legion 410 Rhythm Squares Square Dance Club River Bend Landa Garden Club 10 788 Canyon Lake Newcomers Club Woodlands Country Rotary Club noon Eagles New Braunfels Softball Association 7 Landa Recreation Deaths Joe Warren Arrangements are pending at Zoeller Funeral Home for Joe Warren of Route Canyon He died at the age of Alvin Roemisch Services for Alvin Roemisch of 821 Highway 81 were at 11 today at Zoeller Funeral with burial in Guadalupe Valley Memorial The Elmer Guinper of New Braunfels of died at 5 at Colonial Manor Nursing where he had lived for one Born July in Guadalupe he was the son of Frank and Hedwig nee Schoenke He later and was a retired laborer from A lifetime resident of New he was also a World War II and a member of the Disabled American Veterans Chapter and the He is survived by a Jolene and three Elizabeth Ida and Frieda all of New Pallbearers were Buddy Ervin Ronny Lee Arthur Rust and Howard Fred Clancy Fred died February in He is to be buried in Por Clancy is survived by his Lois Studebaker Clancy one Kathryn Fort Worth and two Pat and Frank New ITS HERE 1 HOUR FILM Processing LANDA FOTO 363 Landa Plaxa Next to Wlnns 62555S4 Nightlife On area screens Brauntex 290 San Antonio The Sting Shows at and Also Spring Fever Show times 7 and Cinema Walnut Square The Dark Crystal Shows at and 9 each Also Tootsie with nightly showsat 7 and In area clubs Wolfgangs 295 San Antonio Bill Knight on HvraldZeitung Taylor Communications USPS 377 880 If you have not received your paper by Tuesday through Friday or by call 6259144 or 6581900 by 7 and 11 Published Sunday morning and Thursday and Friday afternoon by New Braunfels Herald Publishing 186 Castell New Second class postage paid at New Braunfels Herald Publishing 186 Castell New TX Dave General Manager Claude Elnora Kraft Manager Robert Johnson Pete Lewis Retail Advertising Manager Cheryl Manager Don Manager Carol Avery Foreman Gus Foreman Roland Kraft Shop Foreman Wanda Editor Kari Editor Scott Editor Subscription Rates In Blanco and Kendall Counties 3 6 one In Texas 6 one Out of state 6 one Senior Citizens Discount In Blanco and Kendall Counties 6 one Postmaster Send address changes to Drawer New TX78130 Amnrirctn RMlCrow Well Will ton A Public Strvicf ol NiwtPtpf r 4 Tht Council BANKING ON TEXAS By Pat and Jack Magulrc A KIND OF BANKING started in Texas in 1817 when Manuel a San Antonio asked the Spanish government to let him mint a small copper The business was so profitable that a local Postmaster Jose Antonio de la wanted He asked his the Spanish to allow him to replace Barrera as the San Antonio as its called is a valuable collectors Pepper Upper Because a soda jerk fell for the bosss daughter and a friendly Texas bankers taste buds led him to make a a new soft drink was In the young Charles Alderton was working behind the fountain in a rural Virginia drug store owned by Charles Ken neth When he began romancing the doctors pretty daugh Pepper fired Alderton headed for Texas and a similar job at the Old Corner Drug Store in When he noticed that his customers were tired of the same old sarsaparilla and strawberry he decided to concoct a new The soda sippers liked the new flavor and asked its still pining for his old called it It probably would have been heard of outside of Waco If a beverage chemist named Lazenby hadnt tried it in He liked it and decided to bottle A local banker also liked it and agreed to finance the Now 100 years its formula is so valuable that each of the two existing copies is kept in a different Dallas bank like ulco look to for Since there was no banking system in the Republic of the government had to look outside for The only bank willing to lend the new nation money was the Bank of Pennsylvania which advanced With this proof of the Republic issued bonds and dispatched an envoy on a fast ship to Europe in an effort to sell them to other They refused to buyl GUARANTY STATE BANK On the Square1 and on the Mnnlfi MO I OK HANK AT 153 Mfinbfi ul lixji CurpoMllon jnd by PatJack All
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