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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 15, 1995, New Braunfels, Texas                                WEDNESDAY Comal County Junior Livestock Show tradition continues 8A 9A CENTS II II I COUNTDOWN 6 DAYS New Braunlels Sesquicentennial March New Braunfels 410 6 HeraldZeituiie pages in two sections Wednesday March Serving Comal County for more than 143 years Home of SAUNDERS Vol 143 Inside Letters to the Arts Sports Birthday wishes from the HeraldZeitung The New Braunfels Herald Zeitung extends the following birthday wishes to Saunders 86 years Jesse Vargas Katy Kelly Kim Reviea T Dudley Zoeller 16 Kevin Kropp 16 Carlos Molina Sherry Schott Jenevie Kohlenberg David Hammerstein Tonya Eaton Carrie Bradwell Happy Anniversary to Frank JoAnne Villanueva 15 Good afternoon Todays weather Tonight decreasing clouds and cool Low in the upper 40s to near 50 Light northwest wind Thursday rjnostly sunny and mild High in the mid 70s Northwest wind near 10 mph 44th antique show on tap this weekend The 44th Semiannual Antique Show and Sale will be held at the New Braunfels Civic Center March and 19 The hours are Friday March Sat urday and Sunday March 18 19 noon6 Quality dealers from all over the state and many out of state dealers will be exhibiting quality mer for sale Included for sale will be fine cut glass art glass carnival and pattern glass furniture oak pine walnut primi tives silver jewelry coins toys linens quilts clocks and many other antiques and col lectibles There will be a very largs and excellent variety of some thing for everyone Since this is my 44th semi annual antique show and sale here in New Braunfels many great door prizes will be given away during the show Mark your is going to an outstanding weekend show and sale This is the only quality antique and sale where the admission is still only which is good for all three days For additional information call Jerry Johnson 2106250612 or 2106204934 Founders Day Prayer Breakfast tickets on sale As part of the 1995 New Braun fels Sesquicentennial Celebra tion the Founders Day Prayer will be held at 7 at the New Braunfels Civic Center on March 21 The event is sponsored by the New Braunfels Chamber of Com merce and planned by the Founders Day Religious Activities Committee The citywide ecumenical will commemorate the founding of New Braunfels on Internationally known author pastor Dr Bruce Larson will be the keynote speaker Tickets are per person and are on sale at the Chamber Sts Peter and Paul Catholic Church St Paul Lutheran Church First Protestant Church and New Braunfels Presbyterian Church This newspaper is printed on recycled newsprint Concerns over plant to be aired at meeting By CRAIG HAMMETT Staff Writer BULVERDE Bulverde residents arc expect ed to heavily attend a regular town meeting of the county judge Monday night 7 at the Bulverde Library on Cougar Drive Much of the discussion will probably center on the proposed concrete batch site at the corner of the intersection of Hwy 28 and FM 1863 Ingram Readymix Inc of New Braunfels has applied to the Texas Natural Resources Conser vation Commission for an exemption to allow them to operate Precinct 2 County Commissioner Danny Proposed concrete plant has some Bulverde residents concerned for traffic water dust Scheel who will also attend the meeting said the public will as usual be able to ask questions of both he and County Judge Carter Castecl Scheel did not know if any representatives from Ingram Readymix would be available at the meeting I wrote a letter to the owners of the plant and suggested they have a meeting of their own with concerned said Scheel The TNRCC regulates pollution controls on resources such as water and air Ingram has applied for a Standard Exemption to the agency and would include the emission of cement fly ash aggregate and road dust into the air A TNRCC official said standard exemption are just that standard and that companies must meet 22 conditions to get one before they can begin construction The official pointed out that no kiln or burning would take place at this site As yet no public TNRCC hearing has been scheduled The meeting is expected to draw a large crowd said one Bulverde resident It is important just so the people of Bulverde can express their feelings to elected said Carlos Cervantes president of the Bulverde Landowners Association who himself wrote a letter to the TNRCC along with other residents The TNRCC official Anne Spink said resi dents with questions could call her at the Austin Central Office for Air Quality 512 2391000 Its Showtime Local youth stand ready for livestock show By CRAIG HAMMETT Staff Writer By late Saturday after noon hundreds of Comal County youth will have brought even greater numbers of their ani mals to the 27th Annual 4H and FFA County Junior Live stock Show for most the end ofjjjany months of work that can bring a great deal of satis faction Hun See twopage spe dreds of cial Pages 8A 9A young peo pie will participate just like Ryan McElroy and Angela Jenschke The two will be showing their stock hoping to sell and perhaps even make a profit Really its a said McElroy a senior at Smithson Val ley High as he prepared his steer and heifer thats cattle for city folks for the show arid sale my steer got pneumonia and I couldnt take him to Everything from cattle hogs sheep and rabbits to broilers and turkeys will be moving through the pens at the County Fairgrounds this week starting today For many this will mark the end as the animals are sold off to auction Some will keep theirs for breeding Programs like the county 4H and the Future Farmers of America in the local schools help with the learning process It is a process of learning a business that at times can be very frustrating and at others very rewarding They learn to budget their time and their money and they learn that there is more to raising livestock than putting feed in the trough You have to keep McElroy said There are vet bills feed bills and miscellaneous stuff feed pans halters show HeraldZeitung photo by MICHAEL DARNALL Smithson Valley student Megan Southard sheers a sheep in preparation for the Comal County Junior Livestock Show Jenschke raises hogs which she says is one of the more risky ven tures Many of the people showing their livestock this weekend either buy their animals after they are bom or raise them from birth 1 think I have more responsibili ty with both sows and boars I have to breed them make sure 1 breed them at the right anything can happen with a said Jen schke who said she had to get sev eral of her animals through various ailments Jenscke also a senior at SVHS and FFA member took one hog to the Houston Livestock Show and won Champion Chester Boar which she plans to keep for breed ing Others the market animals are sold at the shows and can some times draw big dollars if bidding is good or the place is high But sometimes the bidding can be biased and the judging inconsis tent Both say the Comal County show is good because of its system whereby points are awarded The top place winners accumulate points that turn into dollars but money from all the buyers includ ing the large bids is distributed among all the contestants I like the way the county show does McElroy I think its more more money that comes in the more everyone is going to For those selling animals the goal is to turn a profit But along the way they are supposed to leam the ups and downs of agribusiness which like any other can be tricky It not something youre going to get rich said Jenschke based on her experience which she has enjoyed I first started about seven years ago I really didnt know that much but now others come and ask me for And sometimes its hard to let some of the animals go especially knowing their fate and taking into account the constant attention given the many months Like that little sick piglet that stayed in the home and now has become a pet Nothings going to happen to she said Centennial capsule remains a mystery By SUSAN FLYNT ENGLAND Staff Writer The mystery of the missing time capsule sounds like the title of a book or a TV show But its real and its a part of the New Braunfels Sesquicen tennial The New Braunfels Centennial rolled around in 1945 But they post poned the celebration till 46 when the boys came home from the said Mary Ann Seidel As part of the festivities a time cap sule was buried and was supposed to be opened 50 years later What did the time capsule contain And where is it Thats a mystery Mary Ann and Rudy Seidel hope to solve this bicen tennial year There are theories Myra Lee Katt Fischer contacted said Seidel she thinks its somewhere in Landa A flagpole was situated where the train now runs and thats where Katt remembers the time capsule was buried Jeanette Streuer Felger has a differ ent memory that the time capsule was buried where the courthouse annex now stands Even if the location were narrowed down to the courthouse annex or the park how to figure out the exact spot It certainly wouldnt do to just start digging hole after hole There must be a clue in New Braun fels to help find that time capsule Sei del said In this town that preserves its history so well surely an account or a photograph exists to unlock the mys tery Maybe its in the photographs or documents in the Sophienburg Archives Maybe its waiting to be translated from the 1946 newspapers Maybe its in a personal diary or a let ter carefully preserved The search would be a Sesquicen tennial celebration in itself seeing moments of New Braunfels past come to life with each page Anyone who has information about the time capsule or wants to help with the detective work should contact Mary Ann Seidel at 6258151 More survivors of cancer counted today than ever before By SUSAN FLYNT ENGLAND Staff Writer Cancer Such a grave illness that the word itself is chilling But thanks to advances in medicine the majority of people stricken with cancer now sur vive And now no one in New Braun fels has to feel like theyre fighting the disease alone thanks to The Dia logue Group Thats the name of the new cancer support group sponsored by the Amer ican Cancer Society said group facil itator Marian Hicks a registered nurse at McKenna Memorial Hospital Hicks and Hospice registered nurse Jan Belew will hold the first Dialogue meeting March 23 When someone is told they have cancer its almost as if their life Hicks said Its really good if you can go to a group and talk about the things that have Hicks avoids calling herself and Belew leaders Its the group thats going to make the process its they who are going to she said The group actually runs itself We are only there to Cancer survivors are everyone who has had cancer and is still alive Hicks said They have special experiences special needs Sometimes it takes another who has been through the same experience to understand she said The group is set up to empower can cer survivors to take care of each oth er Hicks said The beginning of each session will feature a speaker on sub jects like diet drugs education Dialogue serves those who care for cancer survivors too Sometimes its a parent sometimes its a child some times a boyfriend or girlfriend Hicks said Care givers need to share with each other so they can cope she said The support group is not just a cheer leading session Hicks said Its OK to grieve Thats a process thats very she said Its OK to be angry Those are very normal Group members ride out the lows with each other Hicks said Some get really down and weve sat and cried she said Then Id see them in three or four weeks and theyd be really up really The American Cancer Society spon sors Dialogue groups around the state Hicks said If someones in a cancer support group here and they go visit their kids in Dallas they can look for Dialogue and find a group she said The first New Braunfels Dialogue group will meet March 23 from to 8 at the north building of the Vic toria Bank Meetings will follow the fourth Thursday of each month For information about The Dialogue Group call the Comal County Amer ican Cancer Society at 6295717 It used to be that when you had a diagnosis of cancer it was all Hicks said Now there are so many options for treatments And there are so many peo ple who are walking around cancer Call 6259144 for subscription news or advertising information   

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