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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - July 26, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas Braunfite July Fiber optics itSLIEKRIEWALDF HERALD ZEITUNG Gerald Harrison of Five Points Construction operates a trench digger along the MissouriKansas tracks near North Seguin and Meusebach streets for a fiber optics The cable will run between New San Antonio and Dallas and is being installed by the Search intensifies for fugitive insects AP State inspectors fanned out with airplanes and earthmoving planning to examine more than commercial hives in search of African killer bees that apparently swarmed from a mammoth The search for the bees widened Thursday after scientists deter that the first known colony of the bees had been in a Southern California oilfield for at least a year and probably had two Well have to intensify the search and work our way out from the discovery site at Lost about 150 miles north of Los said state Agriculture Director Clare The blamed for the deaths of animals and people in other were discovered in June by an oilfield worker who tried to seal the hole with asphalt after the bees swarmed from the ground and attacked a Authorities are scouring a 400 squaremile area surrounding the site and have ordered commercial or hobbyist beekeepers not to move any of the more than hives in the They will take 50 sample bees from each colony to see if any are The African honeybees are popularly called killer bees because they are more aggressive and prone to sting than the average although they are almost identical in They are descended from 26 African swarms that escaped in Brazil in the and their spread north has inspired several Hollywood horror Scientists say the bees sting is no more toxic than that of domestic but because they are more a slight disturbance can cause an entire swarm to chase and sting any people or animals within 300 Norman an entomologist from the University of California at dug Thursday into the burrow and found a nest of 20 honeycombs 5z feet a foot high and afoot The nest was so large it probably had been there a year or Gary He also found a queen cell from which a reproductive queen had emerged Experts theorize that the newly hatched queen left with a swarm of bees a few weeks before the burrow was discovered and that the rest of the swarm fled after the worker tried to cover the Were pretty well convinced that we have two queens and their colonies out there and possibly Berryhill said late Thur Searchers are using airplanes and earthmoving equipment to look for Only 50 none of them were found in the which was doused with pesticide June An African colony would have to There are about com mercial hives in worth up to Farmers in the agriculturerich valley rely on bees to pollinate Spring Branch Developer must finish roads Developer JettyHaag has until Wednesday to complete the foads in Chaparral County commissioners agreed Thursday to call the letter of credit to complete the pending substantial completion of the roads by the The letter of credit expires This action followed a report from County Engineer Clark Mac McCoy that said the roads were not paved though base material was They are scheduled for surfacing tomorrow McCoy But we are still in an llth hour I think we should be authorized to proceed with collection on the letter of credit next Wed nesday if they are not substancially The roads have taken more than three years of extensions to complete with no redeemable letter of credit on the construction until last For the past year only a certificate of deposit covered the Before that the county had no way to get the money from Haag to build the roads if he The letter of credit was not written like a surety previous commissioners court meeting brought Haag told commissioners in his last request for extension that he could have the roads finished in three The commissioners decided to give him only a 30day extension after they received the redeemable letter of In other commissioners granted Arrowhead Subdivision Unit 3 a variance without the county engineers The road will be 50 feet rather than 60 feet Commissioner Bill whose precinct the subdivision is recommended the variance because the road would be an extension of a wellbuilt private road with a 50foot The paving would be the usual I think we have already set a precedent on this by allowing the 50 foot rightofway on the private George As long as this stays only in this George felt the county could do I think we need to give no variances when it does affect another land George And I agree with the in this area the wider the the more it takes away from the building As is the commissioners voted with the commissioner whose precinct was involved without allowing the In other commissioners signed the contract with the marshal to house federal prisoners in the new jail for per day per in This is a little better than a lot of counties County Auditor Bate Bond Sheriff Walter Fellers said he asked the marshal who visited recently to wait 10 days after signing the contract to send Commissioners changed a few words to clarify which government was agreeing to do which but overall the contract was ac Until we have exercised all the functions of the I dont want to have then Fellers In the the federal government will pay for all hospitalization of its but the county will provide routine medical and dental and transportation and security at the The federal government will pay an hour for the security which reserve deputies have agreed to Volunteers at work Campus improvements nearly complete By SARAH DUKE Staff Writer SHERTZ The SchertzCibolo Universal City Independent School District announced Thursday that improvements are nearing com pletion for each campus within the For the past few months parents and other people have been volun teering their time and energy to liven up the said Malford president of the school including teachers and have painted the concession stand and rest rooms at the Samuel Clemens High School in Schertz and similar work has been done on each of the other five cam enthusiasum from the teachers is Brehm This is the first time there have been any improvements on their schools in a terribly long They just keep coming back to see how the improvements are Several of them even got to pick the colors they wanted their rooms to he The board expects all repairs to be completed by the beginning of the new school Board members made plans for even more improvements when they voted to sell two parcels of land near Ray Corbett Junior High School in Schertz and use the money from the sales to spruce up the Corbett Money from the land sales and the sale of a fence on the land totaled more than The board decided to build a new fence around tennis courts at the junior high relocate the schools track facilities and buy mini blinds for classroom The current track facilities at Corbett are located across Curtis Avenue from the school on the land that was Now our kids wont have to cross the street to practice said Robert Corbetts prin This will certainly be as good or better than what we have he Trampota said yard workers have already begun improving the out ward appearance of the school by planting flowers and keeping the yard in nice Herbert the districts director of auxiliary The biggest complaints we have Stocks always received from parents at Corbett has been the appearance of the The board also voted to advertise for bids to repair roofs at Wiederstein Elementary Rose Garden Elementary School and In other the board voted to accept prekindergarten transfer students from The students will attend Superintendent Byron Steele said the school has sufficient room for the The request to ac cept the he is a chance to provide a service to Marion at little cost to the The board voted to change the school calendar given students a holiday April 21 to celebrate the Texas NEW YORK AMR Corp Amer Can Ameritech AMI Inc Am Motors AmStand Amer Amoco Armcolnc AtlRichfld BancTexas 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Xerox Cp ZenithE market declined slightly still stuck in the narrow range in which it has traded all The Dow Jones average of 30 in dustrials dropped to in the first hour on Wall lasers held a 54 lead over gainers among New York Stock Exchange listed Calendar of Events Organizations Community Education Coun cil Registration for a defensive driving class for those 55 and older will be held at the Senior Citizen Center from 1 to 3 Monday at the Senior Citizen Center 142 Comal The class will meet from 1 to 5 Tuesday and Solar 1985 A seminar on current solar technologies conducted by Walt Texas Energy Extension Univerity of to 5 Saturday at Fiesta Admission is free and will include outdoor Call 4804204 for Ill you would like to announce your groups activities in the call us at 625 9144 or send us a notice to Drawer Aevv 7813 Deadline tor Tuesday through Friday editions is 5 the day before publication Deadline for Sunday editions is 5pm I Deaths Anita Torrey Arrangements are pending at Zoeller Funeral Home for Anita Torrey of 631 She died at her home July The Spring Branch Herman Sons and the Junior Chapter of Herman Sons will meet at 2 All members are urged to attend the Those attending are asked to bring sandwiches and sweets and a little gift for the games after the Members are also asked to bring of Herman to hold meeting Sunday S prospective new mwnhprs prospective new members to the Coming up in Spring Branch dancing school recital in This event will feature lots of our The Alfred and Alice Gass families had a gettogether at the Johnson Party House at Bulverde July It had been four years since the family got together and 46 members at AUTOHAUS TERRELL PARK MERCEDES SPECIALISTS 3450 NORTHEAST PARKWAY SAN TEXAS 78218 8216167 is now offering a special service for your We will check and flush your cars we will do an air con ditioning operation and performance diagnosis for the low price of just CAU FOB APPOINTMENT L Distributing 12 70 Antonio 629 7598 Glazed 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