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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 15, 1995, New Braunfels, Texas WEDNESDAY Last second shot lifts Unicorns over Rangers See 10A 50 CENTS COUMTDOWNl 34 DAYS New Braunlels Sesquloentennlal March New Braunfels 16 pages In one section Wednesday Feb 0 NO o wr n IT I YANUr I I UK LI iAnn TX sB 1 5 1 Serving Comal County for more than 143 years Home of MONICA CAMARENO Vol 143 No 68 Stammtisch lirthday wishes from the HeraldZeftung The New Braunfels Herald extends the following irthday wishes to Becky ombardq Hope Pfannstlel Monica Camareno 21 Teresa Urlas Clay on W Shoff Frank J Sluga Thelma Hopper James Tip lt Carmen Valdez Jose ttcardo Lemuel Smithey Esther Frank Inside Letters to the Arts Sports AARP tax help continues AARP tax aid continues through April 15 at the Dittlinger Memorial Library each Tuesday from noon to Thurs day from 10 to 1 and Saturday from 10 to 1 AARP assistance can also be obtained at the Comal County Senior Citizens Center Monday from 8 to noon Wednesday from 1 to 5 and Satur day from 9 to 1 AARP assistance can also be obtained at the Canyon Lake Action Center in Sattler on Wednesdays from 1 to 4 and Saturday from 9 to noon All who are interested are Hisked to bring returns from 1993 and 1994 Dalhart Windberg coming to Hummel The Hummel Museum will host the celebrated Artist of Dalhart Windberg at a special exhibit and print signing on Saturday Feb 25 from 11 to 4 to coincide with the New Braunfels Youth Art beat95 Festival Many collectors have discov ered Windberg through the reproductions published from his originals Collectors now own more than prints from his 86 soldout limited editions Sesqulcentennlal Historic Home Tour scheduled The Knights of Columbus Council is sponsoring a Historic Home Tour April 1 and 2 from 1 to 5 Advance tickets are and on both days of the event through Lee Bailey 6060657 or ChinaNThingB Proceeds benefit the Childrens Center and Comal County Habi tat For Humanity Historical Masquerade Danoe The GermanAmerican Soci ety will jponior a dance at the Knights of Columbia Hall on Fob 24 itatting at 8 The Seven Dutchmen will play and Prince Solmi knlghtt princesses the court jester and settlers dressed in beautiful regional costumes from the Old World invite everyone to come join the festivities Costumes are not required but prizes will be a warded to the belt five cos tumes Tickets are and can be bought at Centex Office Center chamber of commerce Henne Hardware Old Town Inn and Lepp Juwclier Tickets at the door will be This newspaper Is printed on recycled newsprint Slick street causes accident l photo by MICHAEL DARNALii approximately yesterday John Kracht 17 of New Braunfels was driving east down Purgatory Road A Comal County maintenance truck was Mopped while road repairs were being made According to reports Kracht noticed the truck but was unable to stop and his vehicle slid Into the truck because of the rainslick street Kracht was treated for minor Injuries at the scene No other Injuries were reported Officials hope to end rabies threat here Saturday clinic designed to help prevent disease By CRAIG HAMMETT Staff Writer SAC to host Womens Town Meeting By SUSAN FLYNT ENGLAND San Antonio College officials will seek to discover whatNtfW BrUunfels women want in l continuing eduction at a Womens Education Town Meeting on Feb 27 I would like to invite the women of our community to join me at the Lone Star School Cafeteria on the 27th of February at 7 said Commissioner Cristina Zamora All area women are urged to attend espe cially those of low and moderate income said Judy KovacsLong of the SAC Womens Cen ter San Antonio College President Ruth Bur gosSasscer will be a guest at the town meeting We dont want to do the talking we want to said KovacsLong SAC wants to listen and learn what New Braunfels women need before it plans womens courses here San Antonio College has a great interest in providing expanded education to our com said Zamora More and more homemakere need to return to work outside the home said KovacsLong Homemakere entering the work force have a special set of hurdles to overcome SAC wants to include women who want to upgrade their who are working in minimum wage or low skill jobs said KovacsLong Education has always been a very important issue to said Zamora I know well the benefits of and the success education can SAC officials realize how varied the needs of women returning to ichool can be Mid Kovact schedufeliro said M for fihandal weayrewrftM getfmOOaoQJowd v to continue their the The aid available comes in thfe forraof telephone registration PcUgrants sajdLew gfcfo 1 Students who have already taken courses fa suromerclass registration is from 8 pntu on on ss The first step to jall 210 Students ffflmg 0uf y security number Student Aid v ujd ifecir ID number which is me These 7 wfr t W for two classes I dont recommend taking tvi 1 sS s This Is even more Important this year because we seem to be sur rounded by a rabies Dr Michael Doherty Long Those special needs might include child care financial aid transportation academic counseling or study skills Classes for women can take on unconven tional that would fit the needs of women Possibilities are weekend classes evening classes ihortterm intensive courses even ear ly morning classes Zamora urges women who have any interest in improving their education to attend the work shop If we take the time and effort to invest in she said we will be able to expe rience economic growth and success for the future through a better quality of Total cost for repair of water problems at Bill Brown school reach ByCRAIQHAMMiTT Staff Writer The total bill for ooW at Bill Brown Elementaryi water problems amount ed to Maintenance Direc tor Roy Linrwtz told the ichool board thiiweek The cost included for bottled water uje during the monthi drinking fountains were cutoff Although they had tested clear the ichool cut them off ai they did sever al reitroom faucets were lead leveli were over the limit Other costs included construction services letting and consultants Wtfc rtptin completed the question now remains who will pay the district original construction company Spaw Trustee Douglas Kirk has called for a total review of the process We need to look at background have a charting of what took he said We are going to have to make a decision whether or not to get legal said trustee Norman Gingrich Official would like to avoid a courtroom which could run expenses above the current cost We are probably going to enci up paying some amount and maybe end up in said trustee Lee Ikels King and Queen of Valentines Day Alms Rsnkln and Gritting were crowned King snd Queen at Klrkwood Manors annual Vsletlnea Day King snd Queen oonteet held yesterday Host and hostesses were 6th 7th snd 8th grade students from New Braunfels Christian Academy Entertainment was provided by the popular local piano player Bill Knight Rabies has been around this state for years Countys Fred Gipson told the tale of mans best friend stricken with the disease in his classic story Old Rabies has plagued many counties in south Texas in recent months enough to warrant action by state author ities The Comal County Veterinary Medical Association is trying to prevent the disease from striking here in large numbers and avoid the fate of Old Yeller Saturday Feb 18 a rabies clinic will be held form to 4 at the Comal County Fairgrounds Fire Station No 1 in Canyon City and Fire Station No 2 on Oblate Drive Cost is for vaccination and for the license t Proof of a lifetime license is needed for renewal of the license All cats should be brought in a carrier and dogs should be restrained on a leash This is even more tant this year because we seem to be surrounded by a rabies said Dr Michael Doherty of Creek View Veterinary Clinic A rabies strain affecting coyotes is moving toward Bexar County from South Texas while a strain in foxes originally in East Texas is moving from the north Theres never been a real lull in he said Theres always been cases here in bats The coyote strain poses a real problem because unlike other wild animals coyotes show less fear of civiliza tion Coyotes infect the dog or canine population which then poses a serious threat to humans If dogs get it people usually get Doherty said And cats are just as bad if not worsethere are more cats than dogs in the domestic Unfortunately Dr Doherty estimates up to 60 percent of pets in the county are not vaccinated These clinics have been held for the past 10 or 12 years but have declined in participation the past few years Because of widespread vaccination the threat of canine rabies was almost unheard of during the 1950s and 60s but has begun to reappear The current coyote throat from the south causes apprehension Rabies is a fatal viral disease that can be cured if treat ed early Painful shots in the stomach are no longer required but the new shot treatment can be painful to the pocketbpok around The city and county require licensing yearly for non neutered dogs and cats and yearly vaccinations for all animals Owners of animals found unlicensed or unvac cinated are subject to fines The State of Texas recently enacted a quarantine against transporting animals state lines without proof of vaccination For news advertising or subscription information call 6259144
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