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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 9, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas 41 0 A 72 Mumps vaccinations planned at Smithson Valley High By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer Inoculations continue today to try and stop a mumps outbreak at Smithson Valley High where 19 students have been listed as suspected cases in the last We had a total of II last and only one more case this Barbara the nurse at Smithson So it looks like were tapering off Of the 19 suspected Way added only three have been confirmed as Comal County nurse Elizabeth Kleinfelder and a Texas Department of Health team were scheduled to return to SVHS today to offer free vaccinations to unprotected Way said she did not know how many students would be inoculated but 49 students received vac cinations on a similar visit by the health officials last Every student here got a letter to take and the unprotected ones got permission slips for Way The last time they health officials many seniors were gone on their See Page 12A Storms hit Guadalupe County damage minor in Comal By LILLIAN THOMAS Staff writer The storm that brought two tornadoes to Guadalupe County Wednesday left Comal County almost untouched except for sporadic amounts of rain and National Weather Service reported two tornadoes for Guadalupe County one in Zorn that blew off the roof of a and one near Nixon near the Guadalupe County Lightning caused a few electrical outages in New Braunfels and out in the We had a few one area off of Seville where a tree got into the primary said John elec trical distribution superintendent with New Braunfels and a few scattered outages when lightning Our worst problem though was caused by someone hitting one of our primary pull boxes the green boxes about the size of a twodrawer file cabinet seen near utility poles in the Northcliffe Huck It could have been weather but the driver had to get up off the street and drive where they arent suppose to be to hit one of The box is bolted to Huck And the driver took the concrete block and Electricity was restored to the homes but the clubhouse was without power until they finished the job about 2 See Page 12A Park concert Page 3A New Braunfels Herald New Texas Thursday 25 Cents 20 Pages2 Sections Reagan raps Soviet leader Portugal AP President lashing out at Soviet and Nicaraguan declared today that Western nations must remain militarily strong so that never again would we be for resort to violence to safeguard Warning of threats of Soviet aggression that have persisted since the end of World War Reagan rejected criticism from Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev and accused Nicaragua of interfering with democracy in the About 40 Communist Party delegates to Portugals Assembly of the Republic walked out of the chamber before Reagan delivered the final major speech of his 10day European after he conferred with Prime Minister Mario The president began his speech at a rostrum overflowing with white and blue carnations by adlibbing to the remaining Im sorry that some of the chairs on the left seem to be At another point in his which was warmly applauded by the 250member Reagan interjected that the meaning of democracy included the right to to to publish and to even to walk Shortly before Reagan entered the a sergeantatarms in blue swallowtail coat trimmed in gold Inside Water Watch Cornal River Canyon inflow Canyon Dair outflow Edwards Aqmfti Canyon Ljke level 258 cfb down 8 466 cfs same 512 cfs same down flown ceremoniously removed a caged dove from the desk of Green Party deputy Antonio Gonzales and carried it to loud boos from Com munist members who then stalked The president congratulated Portugal for turning away from 42 years of dictatorial rule to embrace and criticized com munist He said it is in the collectivist world that economies that technology is lagging and that people are oppressed and unhappy with their Speaking indirectly to the new Soviet Reagan said the free West has learned after World War II it is a mistake to believe that it is enough only to wish for we accepted reality we took seriously those who threatened to end the independence of our nations and our And we did what peoples who value their freedom must We joined together in a great And we But we did so only so that never again would we be forced under the weight of our betrayed illusions to resort to Reagan Arriving at Sao Bento Palace for talks with the president had harsh words for At a See Page 12A Against All Odds Canyons Nancy Tieken has overcome injury and the pressure to perform this as she has returned to the state Class 4A track Thursday Page CANYON LAKE 5A Lots of pull KhlfcWALbl MtHALU Seele School thirdgraders yank mightily in the tugofwar competition during the schools recent track Thats Janis Bodeman urging on her which includes from left Jeanette Ryan Victor Gonzales and Arlo The second graders get their turn on the track 3 locals win Merit grants CLASSIFIED 47B COMICS 3B Three local high school seniors will receive four year Merit which range from a minimum of to payments per Kevin Schmidt and Mike Orr of New Braunfels High School and Benjamin Lagueux of Canyon High School scored highly enough on their Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Tests last year to qualify for the Schmidt plans to go to Texas Christian University to study Orr to Rice and Lagueux to Trinity University to study pediatric Norv NBHS said merit scholars are sought out by universities and colleges because of the prestige they bring to the There were winners of Merit Scholarships named this Schmidt has been in the National Honor Society for two and is a CROSSWORD twoyear member of the Math and a member of the Spanish Club and Science He is a section leader in the school choir and is second alternate in the allstate He is vicepresident of his See Page 12A DEAR ABBY DEATHS OPINIONS Todays Weather A 20 percent chance of rain this afternoon will continue into the With the humidity about 70 HOROSCOPE percent the day may feel warmer than thermometers Temperatures should reach the mid 80s and drop to the upper60s over Wednesdays high and this mornings low was Sunset will be at and sunrise will be at 8B 4B 2A 4B Blue Law passes set for debate 4A SCRAPBOOK 2B SPORTS 79A STOCKS 2A TV LISTINGS AUSTIN AP The Senate State Affairs Committee has approved for probably early next a Housepassed measure that would repeal Texas Blue Law for all except automobile The vote Wednesday was 121 with Ed in Ray DWichita said he planned to offer the bill for Senate debate on Monday or If approved by the the measure would go back to the House for approval of minor Senate There has been overwhelmingly public response to efforts to repeal the Blue said but we have not had that from the automobile so that is why they are exempted from the The bill contains a provision that any automobile dealer who does open on both Saturday and Sunday could be fined up to The current law says 42 items ranging from hardware to clothing cannot be sold on both Saturday and At the time it was passed ini legislators were told the measure was needed to balance competition between downtown See BLUE Page 12A Up from Down Ray Vermey gets a lenseye view of Landa Park from the miniature David Whatley is at ByDANAOVERSTREET Staff writer He was surprised to learn that Texas isnt all desert and he left New Braunfels knowing more about country and western music and Ray of New spent a day here Wed nesday learning about this citys parks system and at the same time gathering some facts about the way Texans He was here as part of a program started by New Braunfels Parks New Zealander gets parks briefing director David Whatley when he worked in College Whatley and his wife visited New Zealand some years ago was the furthest we could get from College he said and when they Whatley came up with the notion of forming a sistercity relationship with the two David was on holiday two years ago and he felt it would be good to start something up as a learning Vermey who is playing fields foreman with the Wellington parks and recreation said he thought it would be interesting to go overseas and also felt that a town with a name like College Station would be interesting to He stopped by New Braunfels after visiting College After Vermey received a key to the he rode the train through Landa ate lunch with the Rotary and visited with parks and recreation department He asked about country and western music and about ar Whatley And he asked how we liked living a fast paced Whatley also said Vermey enjoyed Wednesdays afternoon thun derstorm because weather in New Zealand doesnt change so Vermey said he will return to New Zealand just as the area heads into winter when the temperatures drop to a low of about The New Zealander liked the springs here and marvelled at the I like Vermey We are trying to start a treeplanting See Page 12A
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