Friday, November 6, 1987

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 6, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas Weather New Texas November Achtung Water Watch Comal up 5 Canyon Lake down 6 Canyon Lake same Canyon Lake same Edwards down Corps of Eminem office at Ctnyon Dim is an official collection point lor recyclable aluminum cans donated lo help tave the Battleship a veteran of two World Wars that now rustint away in Take beverace cans to the corps office between 8 and Monday through For more call Forecast SOUTH TEXAS Increasing cloudiness with widely scattered showers north portion tonight and otherwise partly cloudy Highs Saturday from low 80s north to mid and upper 80s Lows tonight in the 60s ex cept upper 50s Hill Country and inland Port Arthur to Port OConnor Tonight southeast winds near 15 Seas 3 to 5 Saturday Southeast winds 15 to 20 Seas 5 to 7 Small craft should exercise Port OConnor to Brownsville East to southeast winds 10 to 15 Seas 3 to 5 Saturday southeast winds 15 to 20 Seas 5 to 7 Small craft should exercise NORTH TEXAS Tonight most ly cloudy with scattered showers or thunderstorms developing Showers and thunderstorms west Saturday moving east into the central sections by Saturday Partly cloudy Highs Saturday generally in the Lows tonight in the 50s west and central and the 40s WEST TEXAS Widely scat tered more numerous north tonight ending in all but the north on Mild Lows tonight 46 Panhandle to 56 south and near 40 Highs Saturday 64 Panhandle to 77 southeast and mid 80s Big Extended Forecast SundayTuesday SOUTH TEXAS Mostly cloudy Sunday with a chance of thunder showers north and A chance of showers south Other wise partly cloudy and turning cooler Monday and Lows Sunday near 50 Hill Country to the mid 60s Lower Rio Grande Highs in the 70s and Lows Monday in the low 40s Hill Country to the upper 50s Lower Rio Grande Highs in the 60s and Lows Tuesday near 40 Hill Country to the low 50s Lower Rio Grande Highs mostly in the NORTH TEXAS A chance of showers and thunderstorms cen tral and east partly cloudy Fair and colder Mon day and Lows Sunday in the 50s to near 60 with highs in the Lows Monday in the 40s with highs in the Lows Tuesday in the mid 30s northwest to the low 40s central and Highs Tues day in the upper 50s to mid Texas Weather Scattered thunderstorms are orecast across western and nor sections of Texas Thunderstorms are possible iate tonight and Saturday across northern portions of South skies will be mostly cloudy around the state and temperatures will remain mild through Lows tonight will be mostly in the 50s and ranging from the 40s in the mountains of Southwest Texas to the upper 60s in South Highs Saturday will be in the 60s and 70s except in South Texas where readings will reach into the middle Scattered showers were reported early today and some light fog formed in the Brownsville area of the Lower Rio Grande Valley at Early morning temperatures were mostly in the ranging from the 40s in the higher eleva tions of Southwest Texas and in the Panhandle to the 60s and 70s across southern portions of the Extremes ranged from 45 at Marfa in the Davis Mountains to 76 at Corpus Other early morning temperatures around the state in cluded 46 at Amarillo and Wichita 52 at Fort 51 at 56 at 50 at 63 at 51 at San 49 at 57 at Midland and 58 at El Entertainment on stage has the rapt attention dent and Berdyne Floren wife of of the Timmermann who are sitMyron The annual celebration con ting with Doris wife of Wurstfest presitinues through Photo by Deryl Clark Public Records District Clerk Civil Filings Halimar Pruesser Walter Ellis andSondraEllis Texas General Indemnity Carlos Patricia Jenkins John Jenkins American States Insurance of Texas Raybourne Stephanson workers In the interest of minors Divorces Staci and John County Clerk Marriages Janet Louise Andrews and Leslie Virgil Roslyn Annette McClellan and Clark Wesley Elaine Deones Lively and Daryl Alan Karin Irene Alles and Josef Ludwig Nancy McQueen Neal and Dennis Wayne County CourtAtLaw Convictions Judge Ron Prichard Raymond Gerald Zedekar 234 East Houston DW1 S750 fine 40 days jail credit time drivers license Jo Jo Wheeler 814 Seguin theft over 60 days jail credit time Gary Edward ODonnell Route Box Bandera DWI 16 days jail credit time served drivers license suspended 90 Refugio Martinez 215 South Hill San Antonio criminal trespass fine five days jail credit time Freddie Joe Nealon 6710 Walnut Lake San Antonio DWI drivers license suspended 90 days 20 days Births McKenna Memorial Hospital Karen and Tim Hood All Saints Episcopal Hospital 3ounce girl 30 and James Cook of New maternal grandparents and Claude Hood of paternal grand and Pat Smith Humana Womens Hospital in San Antonio 6 FFA teams take awards in grass judging contest By CARLENGLERTH District Conservationist Comal Countys 4H teams and Ca nyon and Navarro FFA teams were among the top teams participating in the 1987 Land and Grass Judging There were 22 teams consisting of 93 FFA and 4H boys and girls from a sevencounty area participating in their respective land and grass judg ing contest this year The contest is sponsored each year by the Comal County Young Farmers and the ComaiGuadalupe Soil and Water Conservation The sponsors chose to open the contest to other counties in the area this year which offered keen In the 4H Grass Judging Comal Countys 4H grass judging team captured the top three places The team of Korvan Barry Acker and Jodie Lloyd won first Second place was won by another Comal County 4H team of Chad Ed Walden Hillert and Danny The high point individual trophy was won by Walden Hillert m the 4H Grass Judging Contest The teams advisor is Gloria Kreusler Third place was won by another Comal County 4H team of Roger Mike Tina Acker and Stacey In the FFA Grass Judging the Boerne High School FFA team of Duane Brent Lancer Pfeiffer and Felice Pfeiffer captured first Brent Pfeiffer won the high point individual trophy Buddy Dechert is the FFA team ad Second place was won by a Hutto FFA team of Chris Chris Charles Nygin and Randall Third place was won by a Canyon FFA team of Jenifer Brian Lyman Skolaut and Kristi In the grass judging con testants not only had to identify the but had to judge the grass as an annual or cool or warm native or and its economic value for livestock and In the land judging com petition was among 15 FFA teams with FFA teams placing first and The first place team members from Navarro FFA are Kevin Roxanne Paul Person and Mike Matheaus Martin Mueck is team Second place team members from Navarro FFA are Charles Chantz Darrell Harborth and Darryl Kngelke Chanlz Cults was the high point individual Third place was won by a Hutto FFA team of Troy Tim Robert Randig and Aaron Other teams placing were Canyon Smithson Valley San Marcos and Hullo seventh The contestants in the land judging contest had to identify the surface soil depth of surface major factors that keep the soil out of Capability Class the soils capabili ty and land treatment for the site The purpose of the local contest is to provide a training exercise for all 4H and FFA land and grass judging teams in the local Conservation District area before the teams pro ceed to their respective area and stale contests Only the winning learns from the area contest have the opportunity to proceed to state and national contests In the recent district and area FFA contest in San Canyon FFA team member Clay Mathis tied or high point individual in the land judg ing contest At the Conservation District and Comal County Young Farmers spon sored awards were presented to encourage teams to strive for excellence in their respec tive This years awards were provided by Jackie Nolle and Ai Kosko of Comal County Young Farmers and ComalGuadalupe Soil and Water Conservation District Charles Young Farmers presi along with Raymond Abel of the Conservation District presented the This years contest was on the Leonard HiUfelder arm south of New Braunfeis off FM 725 Ewald Ford Tractor of Segum provided a tractor and Jim Dietert prepared the land judging sites for the contest Cooperation of the landowner to pro vide his farm for the contest and the Ford Tractor company for preparing the site helped make the contest suc cessful and was appreciated Comal County Young Fanners Charles AI Kosko and Kraft assisted In the con test Conservationists from theSoil Conservation Service field offices in New Braunlels and Seguln assisted in the site preparation and evaluation for the grass and land judging con test Raymond director of the Conservation assisted in directing the contest Dear Abby Election costs reflect heavy voter turnout By DAVID MAY Staff Writer County Clerk Rosle Bosenbury Thursday called this weeks voter tur nout the largest ever for an off elections though past special election comparislons have not been This is the biggest said Bosenbury of the voters casting ballots representing 37 per cent of registered county Approximately voters exercis ed their rights during 1985 special according to the clerks of Voter turnout statewide set all time largely attributed to the appearance of the parlmutuel ques The clerks office was busy Wednes day and Thursday canvassing votes and counting three of the 24 precincts by as required by state Bosenbury said the manual counts matched the automated Although voter turnout was high especially at several of the rural precincts Including Bulverde and Bosenbury said no precincts ran out of ballots She and sheriffs deputies spent late Tuesday afternoon delivering extra ballots to precincts running short We never ran out of said They iprecinct officials advised us ahead of time and we had them all We did not waste any Flection officials had prepared for a turnout of and were an ticipating a voter response of around 20 percent Automatic tabulations were slowed Tuesday night as dust settling from the courthouse renovations were blamed for clogging and overheating four of the six machines The last few precinct results turned in were among the largest in the county That has never boon a problem said We last had them serviced in mid IMS and I think I will start having them cleaned even other year before general elec So costs related to staging Novembers elections total for building rentals and election judges salaries according lo County Auditor Bate Bond The county had budgeted in election costs and Bond said costs should be well under projections We anin good shape although it is still a little early he said noting thai supply and county employee overtime costs have not Ixen calculated Bond said the unexpected turnout did not increase costs greatly other than extra ballots distributed Its not like in San Antonio where they didnt put oui enough voting stated Bond In all voting officials inlcuding judges and clerks manned the U polling precincts and central counting center Modern Myths Run Forever Without A Leg to Stand On Obituaries Moratorium Samuel Dunlap Services for Samuel Alfred Dunlap of 653 Loop in New Braunfeis will be at 10 Monday at Goetz Memorial Chapel in Seguin with interment to follow in Austin Memorial Park in died 5 at his Survivors include his Douglas Dunlap of New Braunfeis one Sue two Stephen Dunlap of Houston and Douglas Dunlap of New Braunfeis and two Memorials may be made to the American Heart UroySTurner Services are pending at Doep pfoschmidt Funeral Home for Leroy Turner ol 952 Sanger in New died 6 at Memorial Continued from Page 1A is recommending that the city council simply delay im plementing the increased garbage rates for six The recommendation came for the apartment owners and managers who met with Michie twice to discuss the new I aksed them to come up with a recommendatin they thought would be the city manager During the sixmonth if approved by apartment owners will pay the standard per cubic yard garbage Once the moratorium individual apartment dwellers will be charged plus tax for garbage This will give them apartment owners and managers the time to work out their leases to the this situation will work out I think we will still be within the Michie adding that he does not propose to change the or dinance increasing garbage but to simply delay implementing The city council also will consider alternate charges for apartment customers during its regular meeting The increased garbage fees were earmarked for purchasing new gar bage collection vehicles to serve local The new vehicles were expected to cost an estimated Michie said most of the major apartment complexes in the city have leases stating that garbage col lection is paid by the When apartment residents began receiving garbage bills attached to their utilities they became quite he Continued from 1A New Braunfeis Parks and Recrea tion Department will host an historical walk through Landa park beginning at 4 All ages are welcome and admission is Participants should meet at the miniature railroad For more call Mark Peltier at the parks folks and Dominos Pizza are hosting a park cleanup 9 from 1 to 3 Refreshments will be provided along with bumper coupons and other neat stuff for those Call Mark Peltier at the number above for information this event DKAK ABBY You recently printed a letter fruin H htdy regard ing the horrible consequences suf fered by a young woman when she overused the facilities at a tanning salon The story she told was obviously farfetched Why did you print the ladys name You must have known it would embarrass her 1 have read your column for many and while I dont always agree with 1 have always looked forward to seeing what you had to say No longer I think printing the ladys when you knew it would make her look was just plain mean Now every time 1 read your I feel Please I am not signing my You are not to be trusted with UNSIGNKD IN UKEGON DEAR UNSIGNED Im glad you wrole because other read em may have felt as you and I welcome the opportunity to publicly state that before 1 published the womans I obtained permission to use her if I had thought she might be embar rassed by the 1 would not have identified after that item I heard from folklor ist Jan Harold au columnist and professor in the Department of English at the University of Utah in Salt Lake He wrote in I was pleased to see that you de bunked the tanning I have heard many different ver sions of that legend its been around for a long I have published three books on urban legends in which I used a few letters from your you are very good at spotting phony but at times you have taken them at face My favorite of the legends you have pub lished is the one about the Civil War virgin It ran in November The item lo which llrun vand I tilled Unknown Soldier Fires Shot Heard Nine Months And here it is DEAK AHBY You suui it h possible for ii woman to become pregnant and still remain a virgin It sounds bui 1 know itb which me uf a similar story I read in a reputable magazine some years ago It seems that during the Civil War May to be a young Virginia farm girl was standing on her front porch when a stray bullet first passed through the scrotum of a young Union then lodged in the reproductive truct of the young who thus became pregnant by a man she had not been within 100 feet of And nine months later she gave birth to a healthy baby You dont believe it If it hadnt been published in the very reliable American Heritage magazine De cember page in a story The Case of the Miraculous I wouldnt have believed it either LELAND DEAR SMITH Several years ago I ran that item in this which brought me a letter from a 90yearold South Dakota He said he had heard a different version of the same Only the gir wasnt a Virginia farm she was an Indian maiden who claimed she had been impregnated by a bow and Maybe thats where the tradi tional Indian greeting How For Abbyt How to check or money order for tad ttemped 39 envelope to Mount