Friday, June 26, 1987

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 26, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas 1987s By Associated PfesS WfliSf BIG Texas AP Three summers Larry owner of Big Lake farm and Ranch feed had a tough time making The drought that had parched West Texas rangeland forced many ranchers to sell curtailing their heed to buy feed from it was Settle explaining the amount of feed sold during that time was down about 80 The water supply for the town of also was leading residents to worry and be cautious in their water But of recent rains across the Big Lakes drinking water like that of other Texas is in good And Settles business is back on Many streams and aquifers are filled to near but people across the state still are warned about conservation In tiormally dry West Texas where farmers are ac customed to irrigating their too much rain can be The late May and early June rains were good for ranchers and city but not for many West Texas farmers who had to replant or put off planting cotton for weeks and now stand to lose millions of Wilbert who farms about acres of wheat and milo near south of said his cotton crop will be late because he had to Back in the drought years you had black clouds all over and it would never Now you see all these blacks clouds and it You think back and good why during those lean why couldnt it rain he NSW fexas rainfall a but June Pagefi 1 guess a person gets accustomed to the Weather out here and when you get the wet weather its difficult to Braden The thing about West Texas is when you talk about are talking about said Charles an agronomist with Texas Extension Serviceilil Fort StocktbnV On the you cant count on he You just never know when youre going to get a rain or when youre going to get a Bjg about 80 miles west of San has no About five miles south of a sign on a pasture that fills during heavy thunderstorms makes light of the Who pulled the plug on the Big Lake the sign the greatest demand for water came in when oifield roughnecks and town residents began to deplete the communitys water We just couldnt supply all the said a member of the Reagan County Water Supply Ranchers had to cut back on their stock because there was no The animals were getting too Several people sold completely County residents approved a million bond issue to pay for a new water field at the nearby Rocker B and city officials restricted home car washings and lawn Watering through according to city secretary Tony The towns water field is on the Ogallala Aquifer and is replenished by we have an ample supply of water up until the year Willie State Bill DSan knows about having too much or too little Sims 25th senatorial district stretches west into El Paso south to Del northeast into the Mill Country and north to Midland Sims is a rancher in Concho County and droughts are not new to The dry summers of 1984 and 1985 were only part of the problem for many farmers and ranchers Who went out of he High interest low and cold winters in 1983 and 1984 were contributing he In fiscal 1984 ending in Texas farmers and ranchers went out of That number has risen to for 1987 before the year ends June ac cording to the American Bankers We had four or five Any one of these could have broken Sims We ourselves were Very fortunate that we had enough grass during that The city of San with a population of faced water shortage threats in 1984 and The three Fisher Twin Buttes Reservoir and Lake began drying up and water quality Water recreational activities were limited and some water conservation measures were By city officials were pumping in water from Robert Lees Lake about 40 miles to the but that didnt help water quality said San Angelo City Manager Stephen Even with the recent spring which have renewed both the supply and quality of the city keeps a watchful eye on its resources and recently banned residents from watering lawns in the afternoon hours during the But across the cities like San Angelo are hopeful these days with the groundbreaking of Stacy a reservoir that will provide drinking water for people in West including Midland and San The million being constructed by BfoWfi and Root of should be completed withift three It took officials from the Colorado River Municipal Water District and numerous West Texas cities 16 years to get approval from state and federal The to be located near will consist of surface acres in Concho and Colefnah and will have a capacity of acre feet of That compares with acre feet of water at Lake Spence and acre feet at Lake south of I dont think youll see anybody in West Texas con structing another lake after Midland City Manager Fred Poe There just arent any more rivers to dam up and create a Thats why we fought so hard to get We just thought it was the last place for another Ironically or the Stacy Dam ground breaking ceremony had to be moved to the Ballinger High School parking lot 25 miles away because heavy thunderstorms flooded the reservoir area on May 14 and The rains continued for about a month in parts of West and Central leaving death and destruction in their In San three people died in floods in early June during the citys wettest 30day period since San Antonio got inches of rain between May 13 and June The damage to San Antonio streets because of the rains has topped Canyon near New filled to near capacity and water will be released for the next six making water sports on that lake and the Guadalupe River officials have j DearAbby Husbands Double Lives Will at Some Point Collide Impeachment sponsor issue not immediate need DEAR ABB Y I am Elliott is I am Last year he celebrated his 25th wedding anni He and his wife get along very He just happens to love She knows nothing of yetI know so much about I have known and loved Elliott for three years and we have a beautiful 7monthold Elliott paid my way through school and helps me with my He never led me to believe he would marry and I never pressured him All I want is for him to be a part of my sons For he sees his son every day and loves him very Elliott is basically living a double We spend a lot of time I am a Catholic and know it was wrong to get involved with a married but its too late to feel guilty should his wife be told about this I dont want her to be but something like this could give her a heart Elliott and his wife have a 24yearold son whom I have Wouldnt it be nice if he knew he had a half brother Should this be brought out in the open Or is silence the best solution KEEPING QUIET IN ARIZONA DEAR KEEPING What are Elliotts thoughts on the mat ter And what will you tell your son when he gets old enough to know that his Daddy is not married to his mother but to some other lady As I see if Elliott loves your child and continues to see him there is no way he can keep the truth from his wife arid Nor should But he should be the one to inform his DEAR ABBY My husband and I live in a nice suburban neighbor Our nextdoor neighbor is a very pleasant woman who lives She comes home from work in the middle of the afternoon and often sunbathes in her yard for an We are the only ones who can see into her Sometimes she wears a bikini swimsuit and sometimes she wears an ordinary brassiere and a short panty girdle with the garters tucked up out of I once made sqme catty remarks to my husband about the bra and panty girdle and he asked me to explain what was wrong with He said it actually covered about twice as much of her as the What are your thoughts on this FRIENDLY NEIGHBOR DEAR NEIGHBOR How much is covered is not the issue more to the a bikini is appropriate attire for sun bathing lingerie is How since your neighbor was sunbathing in the privacy of her own yard at least she thought she she is not accountable for her DEAR ABBY What is wrong with kids anyway I am talking about You go to visit friends and their grand children come into the living room and turn on the television so loud you cant be heard when you talk and you cant hear what other person is saying either I dont care for the television programs the kids turn if I wanted to watch television I would have stayed Please print A lot of people need to see DISGUSTED DEAR DISGUSTED The problem is not the kids its the adults in charge of the kids who permit the kids to run the Need Some Relief For Those Headaches Ever Been To A Chiropractor DEAR ABBY How right you are to point out that constant tickling of a person is cruelty and should not be My Irish mother told me at least 50 years ago of a situation that took place near her hometown in A neighbor had at least two wives pass away before anyone paid much attention to Then another neigh bor reported hearing hysterical laughter coming from that it was later learned that the man had been tying his wives to the and tickling the soles of their bare feet with a feather He continued until the hysteria did them In they were tickled to PAT BRITISH COLUMBIA AUSTIN AP A resolution calling for a legislative inquiry into possible impeachment proceedings against Bill Clements should wait until budget work is says the chairman of the committee considering the I think weve got a lot of other things to do like the said Pete DHale chairman of the House State Affairs Paul DE1 and Al filed the resolution this week following a Methodist bishops report on the Southern Methodist University pay forplay football I think thats an SMU problem until the time that theres something that shows the laws been broken or something like Laney said Bill Hobby sought to t downplay the impeachment talk that started when the bishops indicated that as chairman of SMlFs board of tried to cover up the scheme that led to severest sanctions ever against a collegiate football a Democrat who would become governor if a were said he sees no reason to consider such a His administration has been unfortunate for the as there have been other unfortunate ad but I see no grounds for Hobby I I think the issue is that every I turn on the 6 or the 10 oclock you have first the budget issue and next the impeachment So I think its an and I think we ought to address said Lena NOTICE OF VOTE ON TAX RATE Call The Relief Team yoy syfer from pr of its time ysy got some Professional reswjts orjentecl with ne eulefwctet isgept yeiyr qmWmS awte aggidgnt m wwmm pys payment in Richardson Chiropractic Clinic The New Braunfels Independent School District conducted a public hearing on a proposal to increase your property taxes by June at A public meeting to vote on the tax rate will be held on June 1J874 at at the Mill Street