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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 3, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas M053 Schools report mumps outbreak By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer Three Canyon Lake area schools are in the midst of a mumps out with at least 25 students listed as suspected cases in the last three Nurse Barbara Way at Smithson Valley High School said today there are 18 suspected cases while the nurse at Bulverde Middle School said she has had two unconfirmed Nurse Marcia Colleran at Moun tain Valley School said she has two kindergarten two seventh graders and one eighthgrader with mumps Two teams from the Texas Department of Health were scheduled to be at the schools today to offer free mumps vaccinations to any student who wants Mumps is not a serious but its complications can Way Complications like sterility for teenage or kidney and brain damage are but are exceptions to the The disease becomes dangerous when the virus is allowed to spread to other parts of the other than the lymph Thats why the vaccination is she ad So health and school officials have been unable to identify the outbreaks but some of the younger children listed as suspected cases also have older brothers and sisters in high school on the same Colleran also said primary and secondary students ride the bus together to and from I have 35 students who have no immunization records since age Six of them are in seventh and the rest in she Were encouraging those students to let the Health Department vac cinate them Its and theyre making it awfully con Way said mumps can usually be prevented with one shot at age 15 months or But they say theres still four percent of the population that will not be even if theyve had the shot or the disease or she Symptoms include a loss of headaches and what Way called the biggie swollen She also said the disease is transferred by coming in See Page 11A San Antonio man jailed in 2 house burglaries A Comal County Sheriffs in vestigation of two house burglaries off FM 1863 Tuesday has resulted in the arrest of a 28 yearold San Antonio Raul Rangel Garza of 1208 Brooklyn 8 was arrested this week for two counts of burglary of a He remained in jail today under bond on each set by Justice of the Peace Fred Rudy Rubio said two other arrest warrants were issued in connection with the same house one in Twin Estates in and the other in Shadow Hills subdivision in New Deputy David Pevey stopped a vehicle on and In vestigator Dennis Koepp arrested Rubio adding the other two suspects are still at Property valued at over was reported stolen from the two That has all been recovered and returned to the rightful Rubio Unicorns third in regional Page 9A New Braunfels Herald Hew Texas Friday May 25 Cents 26 Pages2 Sections Say what Appraisal District says no to Annex By LILLIAN THOMAS Staff writer County Appraisal District direc tors dont want space in the soonto berebuilt Courthouse and the announcement to that effect took county commissioners by surprise the district plans to build its own board president Charles Lewis Commissioners were surprised at the since the chief appraiser Glenn Brucks approached County Judge Fred Clark a long time ago about the appraisal district being included in the Annex We are disappointed in this lack of Clark Maybe we should have com municated with you as we developed the And maybe you should have communicated with us when you heard you thought were inadequate space Lewis tried to deny that the request for space in the Annex had ever been made since the board had not made a request directly to commissioners But Clark reminded him that Brucks was in the administrative position to run the districts dayto day and that business had included making a request for space in the The original floor space we had been told for our offices would be square Lewis Then we heard it was reduced to square Then we heard it was square Architect Chris DiStefano corrected him saying the space included square The ap praisal districts present office is about square When we got around to discussing Lewis we were told the going rate was between 85 cents and a square County auditor See Page 11A Friend in knead Alicia a parent helps Kris Gomez clean his hands after he got them covered with dough during a crafts project in Landa Groups of New Braunfels ISO KRIEWALDI HFRAK students were in the park this week as part of the districts outdoor education Gomez was making claydough objects at the programs crafts Senate eyes blue law vote EnHanceing the GOP Former Senate candidate says hes a Republican WASHINGTON AP Former Democratic congressman Kent Hance today ended weeks of speculation by announcing that he will switch his allegiance to the Republican Im a Hance told a news conference attended by Phil who switched parties two years ago while a Texas said he welcomed the newest Republican and I know you wont be the newest one for Hance did not commit himself to any political but did mention Mark a Some Republican officials have urged Hance to run against White next Hance said he talked with White on Wednesday and told the governor he was leaning heavily towards making this White had said that Hance had told him he was not switching AUSTIN AP The Senate is within a few votes of mustering the number needed to join the House in backing repeal of the Blue which has prohibited Sunday shopping for many things since Final approval in the House came Thursday in a 5825 The margin was far wider in the more significant preliminary vote Wed I think the strength with which the bill came out of the House is in dicative of broad public Senate sponsor Ray Farabee House sponsor David D The chances for repeal went up manyfold When you send 102 votes over for strong it gives them a real The Cain bill would clear the way for Texans to shop for everything but a car on The Texas Automobile Dealers Association long has fought repeal The Blue Law now bans the sale of 42 specified items on both days of a effectively closing many stores on I think were within a few DWichita said of the bills prospects in the There are five or six members of the Senate that are not committed on the Final approval came in the House Thursday with no This repeals ol blue in Cain said in his only comment before the Farabee said his State Affairs Committee would look at the House bill next and probably send it to the Senate floor shortly after Farabee is scrapping to find the 21 votes he needs to bring a measure up for debate in the 31member He said he is within two or Mark White said Thursday he is not ready to commit to signing the if approved by the 1 havent had a chance to review he Im very My concern is that there be no business pressure placed on in dividuals to work seven days a we will not do anything that will diminish the opportunities I think he may have been misreading me like hes been misreading the people of Texas for the past couple of Hance A conservative from Hance came within votes of See Page 11A Hollmig gets nicknames along with plat Craig Hollmig found himself in a grave and humorous situation in Commissioners Court Thursday all because bis subdivision plat had an old cemetery in the middle of It all started innocently a local developer and came before com missioners to get final plat approval for Twin Creeks III and two San Antonio women concerned about the cemetery spoke to com missioners When he sells this what proof do we have that he wont just remove it Frances Bogos I dont think its been declared a County Judge Fred Clark ex plained that commissioners court had no authority to require anything of Hollmig concerning the By filing this you have a permanent record of the cemetery with the 30foot access road Hollmig is giving Com missioner Jumbo Evans Inside It identifies it as a which is more than you had Bogos told commissioners that they only discovered the existence of the cemetery about a year But for a long time we didnt know who owned the Then we found See Page 11A Comal Rivei Canyon inflow Canyon Ddrn uutfluw Edwaids Aquifer Ciinyon Lake level Water Watch fs sa Mbclsuip 482 cis sa 624 86 Isar Todays Weather Get set for a beautiful It will stay sunny and warm with a high today in the mid80s and a high Saturday in the Nights will be fair and mild with lows in the Yesterdays high was 83 and this mornings low was Sunset today is at and sunrise Saturday is at Ray Farabee left says hes within a few votes of bringing the blue law repeal bill to the Senate One vote he doesnt have is John Traegers district includes Comal and a spokesman said this morning that the Senator opposes for our families to be together when they have that said Ill have to see the see what il does and see what impact it will Bill supporters say the measure gives workers protection against unreasonable work An amendment added on the House floor guarantees thai work wont interfere with religious White said the current Blue Law at some There have been some things that obviously didnt meet the test of common he In other legislative Senators have approved bills to prevent telephone companies from charging by the minute for local calls and to establish a free health in surance program for retired school Another Senate bill would money by limiting the states con tributions to state employee and teacher retirement The contributions were reduced two years ago with a promise that they would be restored this legislative but they were Reagan Gets OK President Reagan won his summit partners backing today for arms control talks with the Soviet Union and a Reagan meeting with Soviet Mikhail Gorbachev to resolve far reaching differences between East and Page7A CLASSIFIED COMICS 313B 2B CROSSWORD 3A DEARABBY 14B HOROSCOPE 2B OPINIONS 4A RELIGIOUS FOCUS 5A SPORTS 91OA STOCKS 2A TV LISTINGS 2B WEATHER 3A
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