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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 14, 1993, New Braunfels, Texas FEBRUARY 1993 HERALDZE1TUNG 7A Guests gather at a wine and cheese social held by the New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce Thursday to welcome winter Texans to the Photo by John Commissioners Court to discuss consolidation Discussion of consolidation of voting precincts for the May spe cial election is the first item on the workshop agenda for the com missioners court weekly meeting Monday in Suite Comal County Courthouse 150 Seguin in New County clerk Joy Streater has suggested that polling places in the outlying county areas may be consolidated at the Guadalupe Telephone Cooperative offices at 100 Farm to Market Road A report from Business Records Corporation on the voting machine issue is also on the work shop The workshop ses sion begins at 9 Some of the items commission ers are expected to take action on in the regular session scheduled for 10 include Condemnation action on parcels of property necessary for the Specht Crossing Bridge Pro ject Selection of a citizen to the 1993 Salary Grievance Commit tee to replace Ken Vanecek who declined to Change of election precinct boundary lines for election precincts 18 and Theres a small pocket of about 50 voters between the third and fourth crossings that want a said Neil county commissioner precinct They want to change from precinct 24 to precinct 18 because its closer for Commissioners are meeting on Monday to accommodate Com missioner Moe Schwabs obliga tions as a member of the state legislative committee which will meet this week on Hummel seeks return of volunteers The Hummel located at 199 Main will host a session for its vol unteers at 5 Cathy museum execu tive said all volunteers who initially signed up in encouraged to as well as any new potential including Winter I We want to regroup our vol reinaugurate and iget them signed up for what is beginning to be a busy 1 spring tourist she I Volunteers are especially need ed for weekends when the Muse um is its she Talcott The Museum I is practically run by Since we have only three fulltime we are very dependent on our volunteers and are so appreciative of those who have continued to help us on an ongoing she We will be scheduling future training ses sions for new people and for those who would like a refresher You can work as much or as little as you Since Talcot said the museum has experienced an increase in its volume of And this is just the says We now have tour groups calling every day sched uling trips to New And were ready to have all our vol unteers report back to Talcott explains that when the museum opened on our volunteers were here in great Agency training available for nursing care volunteers We opened during Wurst and had good traffic as we November and December were slower times as is typical for the New Braun fels tourist Volunteers are especially need ed in the areas of gift simple office work such as addressing and stuffing and gallery she Very little training is needed except in the area of gallery This is a fascinating area because it is where the volunteer has the opportunity to really get to know about the life of Sister Hummel and the loving art she Talcott The Hummel Museum may be contacted for more information about volunteering at The Texas Department on LAging is working to make certain nursing home advocates ombudsmen are available to neglect and The agency is providing train ling for their ombudsmen to sharp their skills and learn about jthe new regulations governing nursing One of our major goals is to increase public awareness about our so we can resolve minor complaints before they became big says Barbara an ombudsman of the Alamo Area Agency on Aging at Alamo Area Council of Gov Hughes is responsible for mon itoring nursing homes in Kerr County and 11 other including Comal that surround Bexar According to volun teers will be trained and certified by the We believe that quality of care in nursing homes is directly relat ed to quality this requires that volunteer advocates be presented to address the needs and concerns of Texas nursing home she The Alamo Area Council of Governments in San 210 or the Comal County Senior Citizens may be contacted for more information on becoming a volunteer to relay concerns regarding a local nurs ing home or to learn more about other senior services in the com WAOTED WATCHES paying Rolcx Cartier Patek Vacheron Universal small clocks by Cartier Tiffany Time Pieces 9950 West Suite 110 Texas 77063 call Hal Martin 8005364608 I SWEET DEAL I1 nil LOANS FREE Crock Pot With Approved Loan 144 Seguin New Across from Naeglins Bakery HaWa Espanol Linda Alford Manager Mary Esther Sanchez Manager Senate rivals Barton face off on energy oil import fees While campaigning in the Per mian Basin Sen ate candidate Congressman Joe Bartondiscussed a plan to set an import fee on foreign oil and con trasted his record on energy issues with his Democrat oppo nent Bob a member of the House Energy and Commerce Commit said he passed a bill to dereg ulate natural gas in In his first unsuccessful race for Bob Krueger boasted that he introduced a bill to decon trol natural gas in said I passed natural gas He failed despite having a Congress and President of his own I succeeded as Republican in a Democrat con trolled Clintons gas tax will hurt all Americans while doing nothing about our dependence on foreign said I believe we will have a solid opportunity to substitute my oil import fee in place of Clintons gas I plan to try to seize the oppor tunity to pass an oil import fee said With foreign pro ducers shouldering most of the this will be a win situation for both Texas and all of Ameri Texans have a tradition of electing Senators with that kind of leadership which allows them to accomplish things like this against the said I believe I have that leadership quality and Bob Krueger does Senator Kruegers office responded to Bartons statements on his plan to set an import fee on foreign as For Joe to try and take credit Commerce Committees subcom mittee on energy will help Joe remember a few Krueger for passing the bill deregulating natural gas in 1988 is uproari ously said a release from Krueger said the 1988 bill deregulating natural which Barton makes reference was actually passed in 1989 and was a consensus which had the sup port of many members of Con gress and the White Krueger said that in 1975 and the energy climate was dif the environmental climate was and the legislative climate was Joe must suffer from selective but with any Con gressman Craig who is also on the House Energy and TAKE OF YOUR FINANCIAL DESTINY NOW We can show you how to get out of debt save money achieve retirement goals increase your earnings For a free consultation financial analysis call or fax your request to Diane Nielsen Primerica Financial Services Tel Fax DINING SUNDAY BRUNCH BUFFET 11am 3pm 444 San Antonio Braunfels 210 6080745 American Legion Comal Post 179 Announces Hall 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