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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - July 2, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas Kaleidoscope July Texas Bird feeder a family project By BOB SAWYER Our family has signed up for a foreign language course If you have ever studied Japanese or you will know what we are upagainst The way we see Bird is more practical than any other foreign How many of you have a yard full of Japanese To help attract feathered con we are also working together to assemble some bird feeders and All of these togetherness was like pulling teeth at but we have found that the children really respond to creative Our first project was a simple tube feeder made of PVC pipe mounted on a wooden It can be put together in an hour or providing the in stant gratification so important to The slepbystep plans include materials fullsize patterns and illustrated cutting and assembly They are included in the special birdhouses and feeders containing complete plans for 14 projects from simple to To specify the birdhouses and send Mail to Makin Things with A PVC tube bird feeder is inexpensive Box A tube feeder can be made from scraps of material you have on We used a 20inch length of 1 by 6 a 10inch length of 4inch PVC a 3inch length of 12inch a end cap and a 6inch square of Miinchthick clear ther The wooden base is a simple right The upright is 7 inches long and the floor is 12 inches Set the upright on the flush with one and secure with glue and The length of 4inch PVC pipe is the feed It sits on the base at an flush against the upright and angling down so that its lower front end rests on the Cut both ends of the pipe at an angle of about 15 so that the length along the top edge is about 7 Test it for fit on the base before The smaller pipe is inserted into a hole in the top of the larger to serve as an intake opening for the Measure the outside diameter of the IMzinch Drill a hole that size in the top of the feeder centered about 2 inches from the back end the end that will butt against the base Glue the smaller pipe into the extending mostly above Place the end cap on top but do not glue it you will have to remove it to fill the Cut a piece of plastic to cover the front of the feed leaving an opening at the bottom for the feed to flow Paint the PVC if you or leave it as Glue it to the wooden with the back end flush against the Secure with screws inserted through the upright into the Glub Notes Garden Ridge Resident to celebrate special birthday ByEDDABUCHNER Correspondent Ella mother of Garden Ridge residents and Ursula will celebrate her 90th bir thday party on July In the daughter of customs official Koeniglichcr Grenz beamier Hans was born in a German lUer she lived in the vicinity of Frank in near her younger Throughout her she has en joyed making lace embroidery and his decorated many fine linen pieces with delicate She has also loved taking long walks in the countryside since she was a young girl in the company of Fleck is an adventurous she has traveled in Europe and visited America more than a dozen When her husband she made the journey alone to America to visit her son and Fleck was in good health until two years ago when illness made the move to a nusring home seem she regained her In the summer of Ella Fleck became one of the oldest immigrants to this made the journey alone again but this time to At the 4th of July some of the fireworks sparkling in the sky will be for Holiday festivities Garden Ridge will celebrate 4th of July in Paul Davis Festivities will begin with a bicycle parade followed by a flag mayors speech and announcement of winner for the best dressed bike The Lions Club each furnishes barbecue and guests are welcome to bring covered dishes for the Games from baseball to dominoes as well as music will provide the Homemakers Council Comal County Extension Homemakers Council met June 26 in the Extension Service meeting Chairman Barbara Timmermann led the There were 23 present including five Kristee Evelyn Cheryl Bernice Thwaites and Lilia Marie 4H in troduced Kristee Wunderlich as the recipient of the scholarship from the seven Extension Homemakers Wunderlich plans to attend Texas University and study food technology to become a Atascosa County Extension Homemakers will host the District 13 exhibit and competition July 30 beginning at 10 Preregistration is per person which includes registration and Mary Comal County TEHA presided over election of a new chairman and delegates to the state convention which will be in September in Fort Marie Burk was selected at TEHA chair Barbara Timmermann and Molly Koepp will serve as Helen Cherry is alternate Evelyn Hazel and Elda Kieschnick won the recreation Kiwanis Club When Kiwanians met June they did not have an members out of town on an inter club Last four members visited the Alamo Kiwanis club in San Dan ONeill reported on that Susie BattleLedford and Franci Boothe of MHMR presented the They discussed their work with the MHMR The staff works to educate the clients and coordinate their work with doctors of the San Antonio State The local agency has a caseworker to deal with the governmental paper work which includes 11 Staff doctors from San Antonio State Hospital visit the agency on a regular basis and direct treatments for the Since the caseload for MHMR has Last 350 incoming phone calls for help were The agency is caught in the state budget cuts and is looking for new The agency is looking for volunteers who will help with painting and acquiring books and magazines for a meeting County Democrats State Judith Zaffirini of the 21st District was guest of honor at a dinner prior to the meeting with Comal County Democrats June Attending the dinner at Wolfgangs Keller were executive committee and board members of Comal County These included Jan president Kookie Wurstfest chairman Carolyn treasurer Allen vice president Betty Lou Rushing refreshments and Judi public Other guests were former mayor Barbara Tieken Karen aid to Zaffirini and Larry The senator entertained those attending with stories of her first year as one of three women in the Texas she discussed the 27 bills she had passed during the session and answered questions at a public gathering of Democrats and guests at First Federal Savings and Loan GIANT SIDEWALK SALE OFF A MONTH Fto ZTEKS AT HftLFPRICE GET TMKl KT CHECK OUR PftlCCZ FIRST I TOM LABINSKI andTIM WAITS bring local sports home to you in the HeraldZeitung RUFFLES CHILDRENS CLOTHING RESALE SHOP WALNUT SQUARE SHOPPING CENTER INFANTSIZE 10 CLOSED JULY 4TH 116259509 105 Need Some Relief For Those Headaches Ever Been To A Chiropractor u Call The Relief Team Whether you suffer fioin or lack of its time you got some results oriented with no outofppcket We accept what your qualifying group auto accident or workers compensation pays as payment in L Richardson Chiropractic Clinic Sputh Square Ifiopping Center IM X I iPI i JWi1 Control the eating habits of your The next time you find yourself adjusting the ask Who controls my electric bill Me or my thermostat The answer is You 3ut if you want to keep better control over how much you pay each month in cooling youll want to think twice before lowering that One of the easiest ways to control the effect your thermostat has over your electric bill is to follow these simple energy conservation tips For every degree you set your thermostat above youre saying 3 to 6 percent on your cooling With a ceiling fan you can further raise your thermostat and still feel When youre away for several raise the setting to And when youre on shut the system By curbing your thermostats eating your electric billis sure to lose some This is part of a series of informative reports developed by PEC to help you save energy and Johnson Canyon Late Marble md Dripping Springs
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