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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 11, 1997, New Braunfels, Texas pThursday September Downtown Obituaries From Page 1 Braunfels Chamber of Commerce President Michael Meek Theres a certain domino effect in any industry We saw it with the new apartments that came in when Grand Cyrpes came Meek said Reading Weve seen it with themotel1 franchise business in this town that virtually has transformed the motel accommodation Combjned with the new Rhoads Interiors location railroad depot improvements and the paver project the Holz building and Huisache tievelopmant will create a new from the thriving section of downtown City Manager Mike Shands said Thats a really neat little pocket thats developing right there by the railroad Shands said Its very exciting because its a logical and needed progression outward the Stpt 21 Herald ZeHung for an Indepth story about the planned development Including photographs and Illustrations From Page 1 they are and go Martinez said Our program is a stepping stone to get into the GED Martinez said students have had different reasons for wanting to learn to read She said younger individuals usually want to learn to read to advance in their jobs or earn a GED Older people had different reasons she said A 58yearold individual wanted to be able to read to the grandchildren while a 67yearold wanted to be able to read the Bible Its different for each she said But one thing is the same and thats the dependency on the help of a tutor Lee Hatch has been a volunteer tutor for the past four years She Said she had taught other classes through her church and had always been concerned about the literacy She decided to volunteer her time when she moved to New Braunfels from Florida As soon as we came here I started Hatch said It can be a lot of work but its a lot of fun too It feels great when skills start Its hard to imagine how anyone can get along in this world without being able to read People must really have to work hard to find a way to get Hatch said she spent about one andahalf hours twice a week working with the students She previously tutored two sisters but currently is helping only one of them The biggest difference between these two is their English she said They both have been very wellmotivated so they learn quickly and rather Hatch said her current student had a limited English vocabulary She said she was a good reader but had trouble comprehending For example after reading a passage the student was unable to tell who got married because the word marry was not in her vocabulary said Hatch For me its really a problem with language and translating it Shes really a pretty good reader but her comprehension isnt that she said Hatch said she enjoyed tutoring and was not in any hurry to quit at In fact she may even increase her load volunteering three times a week She said she also would encourage others to consider volunteering If they enjoy interaction with others and enjoy teaching its a wonderful thing to she said Authorities nab alleged smuggling ring i By EDUARDO MONIES Associated Press Writer EL PASO Texas AP By her own assessment Lidia DiazDeLeon is only a cosmetics saleswoman earning a modest a month someone who required the services of a courtappointed attorney after being accused of a crime But the government sees her as a possible leader in an illegal immigrant smuggling ring that brought 500 to 600 people into the country each month f and conservative estimates say made some million over two years Most of us have never seen an alien smuggling ring of this Border Patrol spokesman Doug Mosier said Wednesday The agency is credited with infiltrating and cracking the ring DiazDeLeon was among 10 people indicted in federal court last week on charges of involvement in the El Pasobased organization which has links to Dallas and other major metropolitan areas Although federal authorities will not confirm that Ms DiazDeLeon led the group she is said to be considered a major Court records show she has listed her occupation as a Mary Kay cosmetics saleswoman who makes a month Her attorney is listed only as FPD or federal public defender Spontaneous combustion fire damages hobby shop By DAVID DEKUNDER Staff Writer Vapors from rags thrown in a trash can are believed to be the cause of a fire in a hobby shop along Interstate 35 Wednesday Firefighters responded to a structure fire at Kerrys Kollectables at 1937 Interstate 35 north at battalion chief Don Zercher said Zercher said the shop had just closed at 5 when the fire occurred in the metal structure They have a workshop area where they do staining and they were using a stain made from organic Zercher said Zercher said if those materials are put in a badly ventilated area it could be dangerous You can have a spontaneous type of he said The organic materials build their own heat They were throwing rags and paper towels from the stain from the process into the trash can Evidently the vapors were heavier than the air and the stain boiled from the vapors from and filled up the Zercher said an electricfan lefton was the source that ignited the vapors and started the fire was estimated at with the trash Zercher said firefighters were able to can and the wall next to it receiving put out the fire in minutes Damage the most damage Correction An item on Page IB of Wednesdays HeraldZeitung contained incorrect information The correct score for last weeks Newflraunfels freshman football A team was 277 aldZeitung regrets the Est million Tackpot TRACTOR SUPPLYC2 NOW AVAILABLE LADIES DENIM JEANS I COWGIRL SLIM FIT JEANS Authentic 5Pocket Styling Scoop Front Pockets 100 Cotton Heavyweight Denim Prewashed Indigo Stonewashed Black Red Sizes FULL CUT FIT JEANS Fuller Relaxed Cut For Added Comfort Basic 5 Pocket Styling 100 Cotton Denim Stonewashed Bleached Black Denim 100BW SIZeS 820 BAREBACK SLIM FIT JEANS NEW STYLE No Back Scoop Front Pockets Rivet Trim 100 Cotton Denim Stonewashed Black Denim Sizes 315 3M67W1001 RELAXED FIT JEANS Relaxed Fit Tapered Leg Basic 5 Pocket Styling 100 CottonHeavywelght Denim Stonewashed ft Black Denim Sizes 820 W8101WW7 Some Styles Not Available at All Sforwtf TOP OFF YOUR STYLE LADIES FASHION TOPS Now Available In Assorted Fashion Styles In 100 Cotton and Cotton May Vary By Store Sizes SXL 99 TO 99 TRACTOR SUPPLY CO 1500 EAST COURT SEGUIN 3721222 MONDAYSATURDAY tiOOTiOO SUNDAY 101004100 JERRY ROSS ifttfy Ross passed away Sept 9 1997 in Lpngview TX at the age of 39 years He was a former resident of New Braunfels and died from an on the job accident in Longview Visitation will be from 8 Friday until service time on Saturday Services will be Saturday at 1 in the Zoeller Funeral Home Chapel with interment to follow in the Guadalupe Valley Memorial Park r WNFfyL HOME MILDRED PAT LIVINGSTON Mildred Pat Livingston passed away on Tuesday Sept 9 1997 in New Braunfels at the age of 66 years Visitation will be from 4 to 8 Thursday Sept 11 1997 at the Zoeller Funeral Home Services will be on Friday Sept 12 1997 at 10 at the Zoeller Funeral Home Cremation will follow the service Interment will be at a later date at the Ft Sam Houston National Cemetery Danny Joe Armacost Randy and Robert and Rachel Meaux He was the precious uncle of Tiffany Tabatha Tristyn Danielle and Bonnie He was the beloved step nephew of Steven Meaux He was adored and loved by all his family and had the most wonderful friends of which especially Brad Hinger who cared for him at his home until his last day He will be greatly missed by every person who knew him A memorial service will be conducted at on Saturday Sept 13 at the Central Christian Church 720 N Main San Antonio TX 78205 Reverend Royce Makin will officiate In lieu of flowers memorial contributions to your local Hospice or Lymphoma Research Foundation of America 8800 Venice BLVD Suite 207 Los Angeles California 90034 will be greatly appreciated WOAff DEAN ALLEN ARMACOST Dean Allen Armacost passed away quietly Monday Sept 8 1997 at his residence at the age of 38 years after on overwhelming battle with nonHodkins Lymphoma He was the precious and devoted son and stepson of Bonnie and John Meaux of New Braunfels TX He was the dearest brother and step brother of Kelley Armacost McGongil and husband Terry Bridging the Between the Doctors Office and the Emergency Room New Braunfels Minor Emergency YOU DONT NEED APPOINTMENT 226 N UNION 6093413 Hours MF 109 Sat 105 For All Your Body Shop Needs BECKER MOTOR CO 547 S Seguin New Braunfels 6063463 TODAYS CROSSWORD PUZZLE ACROSS 1 Relative 6 Not cooked 9 Ballroom number 14 Little Orphan Annie poet 15 Actor Wallach 16 Same 17 Web master 19 Thrust forward 20 Serpent 21 Luau souvenirs 2 Seminar 23 Thaw 24 Shade 25 Part of Hispaniola 27 Mink expert 31 Adventurous 32 Serene 34 Watchband 36 Arab prince 37 Light parody 39 Weeps 40 Coarse blue cloth 42 Cats murmur 43 Prepare for publication 44 Like the White House in 1817 46 Eyed lasciviously 48 Arid 49 Norwegian king 50 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