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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 19, 1997, New Braunfels, Texas                                HeraldZeitung Q Thursday June Mans Mends take little pleasure in wifes company DEAR ABBY This is the first time I have ever sat down and written to you although I often wonder what your thoughts would be on various matters I have a good friend named Dons wife is the problem Every time we get together she tries to impress people and acts superior She does it in subtle ways but my wife always ends up feeling somehow inadequate when the evening is over Susan talks a lot about money and hinted to her parents about early inheritance many times For the most part she will associate only with people who are at least as well off as she is And when she meets people who are wealthy she sticks to them like glue Don and Susan are having serious marital problems 1 have seen her in action She has a terrible temper and has been known to throw a phone or two Also shes the most shallow person Ive ever met How does someone get like this My wife has told me that she can no longer stomach Susan I understand her objections to Susans value system but I fear if we refuse their invitations Don will be hurt Some of our other friends stopped seeing them years ago I know Don would be puzzled if I started inviting him alone My wife thinks I should level with Don and tell him The girls dont have much in We agreed we would abide by your advice BRAD IN CLEVELAND DEAR BRAD Whose feelings are more important to you Dons or your wifes She must be a saint to have tolerated being belittled without having ended this foursome sooner Since other friends have stopped socializing with Don and Susan Don will understand if your wife is unavailable and the gettogethers are men only because the girls dont have much in common an understatement Susan might even be Believe it or not the reason many people act superior and aloof is because they feel inadequate or inferior DEAR ABBY The letters in your column about people meeting Harry Truman have conjured up a fond childhood memory of mine I grew up in Independence but had never seen Mr Truman until his library was being constructed My father built and installed many of the display cabinets in the Truman Library My daddy knowing me to be quite an autograph hound thought that meeting and getting President Trumans autograph would be an event of a lifetime for his teenage daughter so he asked permission to bring me along one morning I took my Bible and was introduced to Mr Truman He graciously signed it with Read it carefully It will make you Then handing me the signed Bible he led me over to a display case and asked me to read the signature on a document It was Joseph Stalins Mr Truman smiled and added I collect autographs Even though both my father and Mr Truman are gone now and my autographed Bible disappeared during a move the memories will be mine forever SHIRLEY YEAGER HENDERSON RAYTOWN MO DEAR SHIRLEY I think youve said it very well Our memories can be our most treasured possessions beyond material things Circumstances may change but our experiences make us who we Are For an excellent guide to becoming a better conversationalist and a more attractive person order How to Be Popular Send a businesssized selfaddressed envelope plus check or money order for to Dear Abby Popularity Booklet Box 447 Mount Morris III 610540447 Postage is included NBISD Board of Trustees The following action was taken by the New Braunfels Independent School District Board of Trustees on June 17 Approved election judges for the Aug 9 trustee election Because of changes in state law this will be the last election held in August It was also reported that the district was working with the county to see if polling places ccould be consolidated so voters would not have to go to two locations for early voting in the trustee election and the constitutional amendment election Approved the continuance of state and federal pregnancy educationparenting program grant The amount awarded for the 1997 1998 school year will remain at the amount awarded in 19961997 The board also approved a new application for the Career and Technology Single Parents Displaced Homemakers and Single Pregnant Women in medium and largesize school districts If approved the NBISD grant award for 19971998 will total Approved the appointments of Rosalyn Bratcher as assistant superintendent tor instructional services Lisa Cauble Cathy Clark Jamie Dodson Susan Francis Marcy Gallaspy Teresa Renee Gribbon and Rosemary B Approved the reassignments of Renee Covington Mary Ann Fox Truett Goss Heather Klossner Ruth Saldana Gary Schlather Brenda Smith Jessi Wong Anna Zientek and Clay Zientek Schlather is the new director of transportation and Goss is the new assistant principal for New Braunfels Middle School Approved the resignation of Deborah Bailey Leticia Gonzales Toni Locke Kathryn Schwab and Arthur Sedillo Approved the retirement of Patty Nevitt Approved the following payments to architects engineers and contractors to Construction Co to Advantage Contracting and to Jessen Inc Approved the May 1997 Tax Office report Collections for May totaled CED collections for May 1997 totaled Awarded a bid for construction of the New Braunfels High School Library Approved employing the law firm of Walsh Anderson Underwood Schulze and Aldridge as the school attorneys for the 19971998 school year The firm charges per year for an annual retainer fee plus For a Special Education monthly publication There would be an additional per hour for the attorney to prepare leasesjanditoi conductresearch There would be no charge for calls foV information that does not require legal research Approved the student teacher Places still available for ACS Starlight Gala rveservalion Categories General Admission 5100 per couple Entitles each couple to dinner dancing Gala Program and table favors Seating requests will be honored as space is available 10 people to a Evening Slnr TaUes Entitles 4 couples to reserved seating dinner dancing Gala Program and table favors Top Hal TaUes Entitles 4 couples to reserved seating dinner dancing Gala Program special table favors and champagne nampngne duo lanles Entitles 4 couples to reserved sealing closest to dance tloor dinner dancing discounted gaming chips special table favors Gala program champagne and special program mention Your contribution is taxdeductible according to current IKS guidelines A receipt will be mailed to YOU For additional information call 6064115 Civic Center doors open at 7 Friday for the American Cancer Society Gala Starlight in Red White and The evening includes a sumptuous dinner music and dancing to the hot jazz and big band sounds of The Fairmonts Black tie and military attire are encouraged Proceeds benefit those served by the local chapter of American Cancer Society Call 6064115 for information and reservations TALENTS UNLIMITED Exotic Dancers 15 yrs experience Have been on major talk shows Call Sean aka Srormin Norman 6203211 Night Clubs Special Events Do You Have Mild to Moderate Asthma If so we need qualified volunteers 12 years of age or older to participate in an asthma research study Participants will receive physician monitoring an EKG lab work chest xray and asthma medications at no cost Compensation up to for your time Children Studies Now Enrolling Metro6090900 VCentral Texas Health Research agreement with Texas Lutheran University to place student teachers in NBISD classrooms Approved the adoption of an amended school calendar for 1997 1998 The new calendar includes adding Aug 13 as a staff development day to meet state mandates adding Oct 3 and Oct 31 as early release days to accommodate elementary parent conferences and campus based staff development changing March 23 to a bad weather makeup day and changing May 8 from a holiday to a regular attendance day to meet the required number of teacher days Pending the states final approval in August the number of staff days will be increased to 186 That means Friday May 29 will be changed to a mandatory teacher work day and Saturday May 30 will be changed to the final teacher work day to fulfill legal requirements It can be amended if the state does not approve the increase in staff days Approved a memorandum of agreement between NBISD and the Alamo Community College District for the St Philips Vocational Nursing Program The agreement would allow St Philips College to provide clinical experience for Health Careers Education students for a period of two years beginning on Sept 1 1997 Students will be allowed to observe and handle paperwork Awarded property insurance bid The vendor of the insurance Doug Miller was the husband of trustee Ann Miller and she did not participate in discussions or voting Trustee Steve Weaver said he had concerns about doing business with a trustee He asked incoming superintendent Ron Reaves to have the schools attorney look into the issue Received a report on the Texas Assessment of Academic Skills TAAS results for grades three through eight Received a report on the June investment schedule The amount invested is and the interest gained at maturity was The ending balance in the Old High School Restoration Fund was Received a report on sixth six N B New Braunfels Need to Call in the Morning Medical Care Todav Hours MondayFriday to 6093413 Saturday to 226 N Union weeks attendance Attendance dropped a quarter of a percentage point compared to the same time last year but administrators said it was because of a flu epidemic Received a report on payment to attorney The law firm of Walsh Anderson Underwood Schulze Aldridge requested a payment of on the June 3 invoice in American TradWon Since 192 UnDnls JudyWdbctt CBO 6094273 NBBD62S4743 For All Your Body Shop Needs BECKER MOTOR CO 547 S Segctin New Braunfels 6063463 fi 1 I Hearty Lunch Dinner 11 gJinnl PESTAURANT Childrens Menu Open every day for lunch and dinner Es SchmecJct 210 6253280 JUST OFF IH35 EXIT 189 ON HWY 46 31 Great Savings On Paint and Wallpaper PAINT IPERIOR SUPERPAINT EXTERIOR PAINT 20year warranty OFF Per Gallon Flat Reg Price Satin gloss and NEW high gloss finishes also on salel EVERClEAN INTERIOR PAINT The first truly washable interior paint OFF Per Gallon Flat Reg Price NTERIOK LATEX Stains Dont Stand a China Satin and semigloss Finishes also on salel GREAT SAVINGS All Cuprinol Deck Care Products On Sale CuprinoP Liquid Deck Wash WALLPAPER PER SPOOL Z All InStock Borders Reg Custom Order Borders OFF Instock not available in all stores Patterns may vary by location Thousands of Custom Order Patterns from Casual to Formal OFF Ceiling papers lining papers and fabrics found in sample books not included low price guarantee applies to retail wallpaper sales only Competitors price must be verifiable See store lor details SALE PRICES EFFECTIVE THROUGH JUNE ALL SAVINGS ARE OFF REGULAR PRICES The SherwinWilliams Company Not responsible for 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