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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 10, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas Cat crinkles Cris Jonson judges an American Curl cat at the Civic Center The American Curl is a new breed of cat which has recently been accepted at cat The Mission Valley Cat Club show continues today at the Civic Center from 9 Admission is for adults and 50 cents for children under CISD officials hope for good attendance Comal ISO administrators are hoping 98 to 99 percent of the districts students will attend school the last three weeks in March and the first week in Thats when district officials will make their attendance count for the and funding for the next school year will partly depend on that Its imperative for kids to at tend school during this CISD business manager Abel Campos Parents are also being urged against taking their children out of school for any reason other than a serious emergency during this fourweek Attendance accounting procedures will be reported at the classroom then accumulated by campus and reported to the Texas Education Agency in CISD had a percent average daily attendance during a similar reporting period last But Gay assistant indicated CISD can do better this Barring any severe like the flu epidemic we experienced earlier this we can make the 98 or 99 percent Watson Teen Connection plans July auction Continued from Page 2A McAlister also believes though that the pollution risk from a pipeline oil spill is Pipelines have proved to be the least environmentally dangerous way to move crude That is not the The real environmental impact of this project is not the pipeline itself but once they get to refining this It is an insult to Texans for these people to think that they are going to dump their en vironmental problem on our backs and we are just too dumb to see what is the businessman Highlysulfured crude oil is called sour and is cheaper because the more sulfur in the more corrosive it is to the refinery The towers holding the crude during refining have to be made of stainless This oil is percent West Texas sour is between percent When sulfured oil is sulfur oxides get in the atmospher and when it the compound becomes sulfuric causing the much heardabout Acid We havent needed the en vironmental laws that California has because we havent handled this type of McAlister One of the largest fundraising undertakings Teen Connection has ever had is a July auction at the Civic with plans for live celebrity and food booths sponsored by local service A professional auctioneer has volunteered his time and service to auction such items as trips thinking an automobile and possibly a canoe all new Teen Connection has been open for a little more than one year and already supporters the generosity and support of the com munity has enabled Teen Connection to affect the lives of more than 150 youth and their families in the New as well as in surrounding The community has been generous since Teen Connections doors opened on 1984 more independent and local support will be needed this and in future because of recent Within the next few volun teers from the Teen Connection fund raising committee will be contacting local businesses asking for con tributions of whatever merchandise or services they can donate toward this Leaders from local organizations and clubs who would like to have someone from Teen Connection visit a meeting to explain the work of the Alternative School and Foster Home and the fundraising call 629 Business people with mer chandise to all tax deduc can call the Teen Connection at the same 3 5 TO OFF MICRO Mini Blinds full line of window treatments available 140 castell 6293966 new braunfels X Local government Weve got you covered Beautiful Plants Start with Stay with Peters1 PROFESSIONAL HOUtt PLANT bPCCIAL Three out of four professional growers se Fertilizers in the greenhouse to assure strong growth for new Now you can give your own plants the same professional care at The proven Peters blend of secondary and trace elements assures beautiful re sults with house and garden Chances the plant you just bought started with a Peters After one youll never use an ordinary plant food Available now at i Stguin Marion Ccater NcwBraunfeU Ntw Brtunfcb Canyon Lake New Braunfels March 3A Trees need ittle fertilizer By BILL SCHUMANN County agent Shade trees seldom need fer tilization although Is sometimes needed when tree roots are confined by a curb or other Tree fertilization isnt needed more than once every three years except in extremely sandy Fertilize trees during the winter But when trees have a restricted root another application may be needed in early Broadcast fertilizer evenly beneath the branch spread of the tree and water thoroughly because roots cant use the nutrients without Fertilizer recommendations are often based on a trees trunk diameter without allowing for a confined or limited root Following such recommendations can lead to Overfertilizing forces excessive top growth and makes the tree mroe vulnerable to storm The safest method of deciding the amount of fertilizer needed is to determine the number of square feet included in the branch spread of the tree and use 2 pounds of nitrogen for each square feet For a tree with a 36foot branch spread covers about Twentyfour pounds of a complete fertilizer with an analysis of 888 supplies the 2 pound of nitrogen If the root zone of this tree is confined to a 22 feet by 20 feet fertilizer application depends on the actual root zone 240 square This is onefourth of the area in the above so only 6 pounds of 8 8fi fertilizer should be Last freeze Farmers as well as gardeners get the urge to plant spring crops just as soon as there are a few days of warm But theres still plenty of time for freezing temperatures over much of according to data compiled by the National Weather Services Southwest Agricultural Weather Service Center at Texas The tables below show the last freeze dates for various districts of the Texas Agricultural Extension Early represents a 90 County agent percent chance for a freeze 32 degrees later than the date In Average represents a 60 50 chance of a freeze after the date indicated while late indicates only a 10 percent chance of a freeze oc curring after the date The latest National Weather Service 90day outlook indicates no strong trend from normal tem peratures over the state through the last freeze of the season may well occur close to the average date this Transporting poultry The movement of poultry is on the increase in Texas due to trade days and flea markets held across the Along with this movement comes the spread of infectious and contagious Backyard flock owners should be aware that poultry purchased from unknown sources can bring diseases into an otherwise healthy nonimmune Flock owners should take precautions to protect their Some of these preventive disease methods are Keep out all wild Free flying birds carry disease in their dropping and in their feathers thus contaminating and bedding stored in open Dont buy Diseased poultry at bargain prices are ex Purchase poultry only from the most reputable Ban visits between Clothing and shoes are easily con taminated with virusladen dust and When practice an all in all out flock placement and depopulation Clean buildings and equipment between Obtain veterinary assistance if your flock shows signs of difficulty breathing increased death egg production poor shell or swollen or darkened Excellent diagnostic service is available from the state diagnostic 1 For further information contact your local veterinarian or county HEAVYDUTY WASHER with Permanent Press Cycle Two and permanent press Three temperature combinations with energysaving cold water selections Soak cycle SALE GENERAL ELECTRIC THE APPLIANCE EXPERTS SALES SERVICE PARTS
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