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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 4, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas                                New Texas gather October Comal River collection Canyon Lake Canyon Lake Canyon Lake Edwards Forecast SOUTH TEXAS Sunny and mild Clear and not so cool Sunday Mostly sunny and wanner Highs Sun day 70s and 80s to near 90 lower Rk Grande Lows Sunday night 40s hill country and Inland Southeast 60s immediate SOs Highs Mon day in the 90s lower valley and Rio Grande plains WEST TEXAS A slow warm ing trend through Monday except cod again Panhandle Otherwise fair entire area through Highs Sunday upper 70s Panhandle and Concho valley to near 90 Big Bend Lows Sunday night mid 40a Panhandle to mid 50s Big Highs Monday mid 70s Panhandle to mid 80s lower Pecos valley and lower 90s Big Bend NORTH TEXAS Continued lair but with a warming trend Sunday through Highs Sunday 73 to Lows Sunday night 48 to Highs Monday 80 to Extended Forecast TuesdayThursday SOUTH TEXAS partly cloudy Turning cooler Tuesday and Tuesday Morning lows on Tuesday from the 50s north to the 60s with 40s over the hill Lows Wednesday and Thursday from the 40s north to the SOs Highs Tuesday and Wednesday from the 70s north to the 80s Highs Thursday mostly in the WEST TEXAS Continued dry with cool nights and mild Panhandle and South lows mid to upper Highs mid to up 402 down 5 429 down 4 down down down per Concho far west and Permian lows lower to mid Highs in upper 70s to the lower Big lows near 40 mountains to lower SOs Highs near m along the Rio Grande to mid 70s NORTH TEXAS Continued fair and dry through the Highs will be in the Lows will be In the middle 40s to the lower Texas Weather A highpressure cell stretching from the Central Plains allowed beautiful autumn weather to grace the Lone Star State once again Saturday as skies remained crystalclear and temperatures A cold front that moved across the state at the start of the weekend had made its way into the Gulf of Mexico by Saturday according to the Na tional Weather Following behind the the high pressure brought dry northerly winds over most of Texas at speeds of 10 to 15 The west and the Panhandle had southeasterly winds at 5 to 10 Afternoon temperatures were mild with readings in the 60s in North while 80s prevailed in the deep south and 70s The 3 extremes ranged from a cool 66 degrees at Texarkana to a warm 88 degrees at The weather service predicted that the high pressure cell will gradually begin moving But with little moisture in the the possibility of rain was fairly Skies should remain clear with mild weather on with highs in the 70s and Among the junk and articles recovered by more than 300 volunteer divers during Saturdays Trashfest along the banks of the Comal River are a television and elec tric fence stakes and unopened bottles of shown above Above right are some of the more unusual including a surgeons rubber a water a cassette a drivers credit a lighter by now filled with a pair of a champagne a chunk of steel or iron that was possibly a sec tion of an old railroad rail and a condom Also found was a hubcap from an old Photos by Oeryl Clark Continued from Page 1A GermanAmerican Nein Ja Hilgard Suhr was so she came down here and asked if we could take a picture of her accep ting a local proclamation signed by New Braunfels own Study Continued from Page 1A from March until 22 to conduct the New Braunfels Gabehart said it will be several months before researchers are finished analyzing data collected during the What we did was we went into those homes and reviewed every per son in the house regarding health he Gabehart is the pro ject coordinator for the study which began in Eagle Pass and Del Rio in Guadalupe and Karnes counties also are included in the study Gabehart said 452 local households were randomly selected to par ticipate in the Seventysix per cent of homes Of that sample 943 people or about 18 percent of those inter viewed Thats a pretty good rate Thats way down from other Gabehart He added that the study will evaluate other information collected from in cluding what types of food they eat and how stressful they feel their lives Newcombs tennis ranch burglary crime off week Well get an idea in general of how people eat in New Braunfels and how healthy they are 1 think life in New Braunfels is probably pretty the researcher The citys shortterm benefits from the study were the economic benefits of having local residents working on the And of course the long term benefits to the city will be the health Gabehart Well be coming back next year to follow up on some of these people were going to be around for some he The project coordinator added that the study will consider some of the environmental factors in the New Braunfels as svell as those in other cities The location of hazardous materials will be noted to determine whether they have any ef fect on the communitys George This is the first time the contributions of German Americans have been recognized It was October 1693 when the first sizable boat full of German including 13 Men nonites landed in Prince Solms would be About a quarter of all Texans are of Ger man descent Harold could sit and listen to Frank Hilgard and Edda Buchner talk for hours and never understand a but that can happen to Harold in English as little star Up above Landa Park so Like a diamond in the if you dont go we dont know why If you want a more clear view of the check out New Braunfels Parks and Recreation Departments Star Gazing episode at p m Oct Meet at the Lan da Park This months SG theme is the A fee of en titles you to get in on the while students ages eight through 17 get in for Kids under eight years of Participants are asked to bring binoculars or but are not For more information call Mark Captain Kirk Peltier at G25 5818 Seele Elementary School 1arent Teacher Association wishes to thank the following merchants and others for their contributions to Fun Night 1987 Thank you to Coma Ron Morrison Beauty Sup etc New Braunfels Candy Heavenly H K B Dick Koegles Slate Farm Insurance K Mart department Panteras Pepsi Company distributor Don The Picture Popeyes Fried Thicken Kobar s New Braunfels Smokehouse Ice Sounds of New Braunfels Unicorn loot ball players and A group of Puhtwyer Road area residents wish to thank City of New Braunlels the city coun cil and the contracting firm of Quick i Evans for their support and fine work Pahmeyer Koaci means a lot to these and they say the contractor notified them wellin ad vance when movement of vehicles for safety and security was Nothing was destroyed there was no un toward mess created and anything removed or like etc was replaced in an appropriate fashion Issuing the areas thanks for the job well done are Mr and Mrs Wayne Jean Howard Mr and Mrs Jack Tabor Mr and Mrs Harold Mr and Mrs Rodney Taylor and Mr and Mrs James T and one name we cant quite but it looks like Mr and Mrs Sammy Menos Bracken United Methodist Women will have a rummage sale from 8 a m to 1 p m at the church s Fellowship which is on KM off of 1HI15 south of New Braunfels Some of the pro ceeds will go to buy new playground equipment New Braunfels Jaycees artspon soring a circus Jet al Coma County Fairgrounds The threering benefit ciaus begins at W and shows start over al p m There will be ihret rings with more than loo acts Tickets are sold by telephone or at the gale If you want tu arrange lo gel call tiJocyss A family pack of tickets will admit two adults and five or one adult and seven kidiets for You can buy tickets and not use them and the Jaycws will give them to kids who inight otherwise not be able lo afford them STOPPERS Another one of our fellow citizens falls victim to the burglars The subject of this weeks Crime of the Week is a major burglary just outside of the New Braunfels city limits in Comal During the weekend of July 10 through July someone pryed open a storeroom at John Newcombs Tennis Ranch and made off with a large amount of mens and womens sports Obituaries The burglar left little evidence of the crime as he or she fled the Crime Stoppers is offering up to until 9 for information that leads to the arrest and grand jury in dictment of the person or persons responsible for this Callers will not be asked to give their You are asked to call Crime Stoppers at Crime Stoppers pays for information on any felony Medical Continued from Page 1A Among other policy changes approved by the board of directors last Tuesday included the disbanding of the grievance committee and reformation of that panel using one board member and four other members to IKpicked from within CLVFDs active memebership The board also voted to reduce Us meinlers from the u to Two board held by McKachern and Joe who resigned from the department entirely after serving as vice were not There arc many of regardless of all the who are sticking it out there ii more work under these but we are doing sau adding that volunteer personnel work approximately tKi to loo hours a including weekends when personnel are on call and must be at home Emotions Wallie Hulda Moehrig Services for Wallie Hulda Moehrig will be held at Monday at Sunset Funeral Home Chapel in San Entombment will follow at Sunset Memorial died 1 at Oak Crest Inn Convalescent A resident of New Braunfels since she was born in San Antonio to Kurt and Linda nee Epple Her husband Gilbert Moehrig preceded her in Moehrig is survived by a Ken neth Moehrig of New Braunfels a Elroy Schlichting of Zorn and three The power off positive thinking revisited HvraldZettung Published Sunday Thursday and Friday afternoons by New Braunfels 707 or Drawer New Texas Second postage paid by AW Braunfels HeraldZeituny alNew CHERYL Classified CAROL A VERY Circulation Manager GGIE L OMBARUO Composition frormnan G US EL BEL Pressroom Foreman DAVID KRAMER Editor and Publisher JIM WEBRE Managing Editor DEBORAH LA WHENCE Office Manage r SANDI MUTTER Retail Advertising Manager Carrier delivery in Blanco and Kfiidall counties tkree six one Senior Citimis Discount learner delivery only six one Mail delivery outside Comal in Texas three sis one Mail outside Texas six 542 oni ui If you have not received your newspaper by Taisday through or by call 6259144 or 6581900 by and 11 Postmaster Send address changes to Drawer Texas By JOHN Last week our Sunday School class discussed Toward the end of the hour a member who has impressed the class with his bright ready wit and warm sense of humor asked the rhetorical What do all of you think of Norman Vicent Peales The Power of Positive Thinking He then went on to answer his ques tion by saying that he has found the book ex ceedingly useful in times of He reported that he felt many people had the wrong concept of Peales Peale contends that while life is the correct attitude will enable us to deal with daily stresses The class comment stimulated me to pull Peales book off the shelf and read through it once As 1 opened those dusty a wave of nostalgia flooded my Two times in my life this book enabled me to overcome When I was about to flunk out of col lege my freshman Peales wise words gave me courage to work Again as a first year medical I felt overwhelmed by feelings of Convinced that everyone in my class was much I wallowed in worry so that I could not concentrate on my Reading Peales book between semesters enabled me to stop comparing myself to others and start The Power of Positive Thinking is not Polly Anna nor is it candycoated yes To summarize Peales book does it little For the book to a person must read it many times and meditate upon it With those ad monishments here follows a oneparagraph sum mary Failure is caused by wallowing in selfpity and negative We succeed when we turn our lives over to a higher power and when we call upon the invisible positive forces in the There is a God who cares for us and will help All we need lo do is believe firmly in this higher By calling on the power and visualizing success we will Peales book is divided into 17 chapters rang ing from Believe in Yourself to How to Draw Upon That Higher Every page is filled with inspirational examples and dynamic quotes No empty words In chapter Karl co founder with his brother of the Menninger Psychiatric Clinic in is quoted as Attitudes are more important that This sentence brought back memories of a pleasant lunch that I recently had with one of my best a highly successful vice presi dent of sales for a multimillion dollar company It is always good to see my friend whos boom ing voice and radiant personality makes everyone he meets brim with After congratulating ourselves on being my friend told of a delightful finding He said that the enthusiasm of a group of young recruits he had recently trained enabled them to make numerous sales that the tired sales veterans were unable to These young too ignorant to know about the effects of the bad were setting sales records whereas the veterans who had superb technical skills but believed business to be bad were unable to make He said that he had rather have enthusiastic people with poor technical skills than superb technicians with a poor attitude He reiterated Karl Menmgers Attitudes are more unportani lhat facts Peale tells us visualizing success will help us Another friend of mine recently applied for an executive position He was one of four semifinalists from an applicant pool of 60 outstanding individuals Preparing foi his final he began to visualize exactly how he would feel working for Ihe company He vividly pictured walking down the hall toward how good it would feel to sit in his spacious of and how excited he would be about his challenging He established a clear im age of himself already having the On his final interview he did exceptionally well and he was How did visualizing success enable him to get the job In the first the visualization enabled him to relax and perform confidently during the But more the similar to drew on lhat higher universal power that allowed success unexpected in the common hour Its nice to have friends who spread warmth and reinforce right its nice to be reminded how far we have come and how much we have to learn on our journey The Sunday School class discussion brought back nostalgic memories of a scared young man bothered by thoughts of inadequacy and made me realize that positive thinking does help make that journey more Dr Walker is medical director of Hill Country Hospital in San Antonio and has private psychiatric practice to New   

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