Wednesday, October 1, 1997

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 1, 1997, New Braunfels, Texas HeraldZeitung g Wednesday October Q 3A Mom should refuse to trade her money for daughters love Dear Abby A few months ago my husband passed away I have a little money but not a lot My 40yearold twicedivorced daughter wants me to help her buy a house She has never been able to manage her money She told me that if I didnt give her for the house I could forget her visiting me or helping me in any way I offered to loan her for the down payment but she turned that down and demanded the larger sum as a gift Abby I am 69 years old and must provide for myself and is a lot of money What should I do Martha in Southeastern Pennsylvania Dear Martha If you give in to your daughters blackmail now she will undoubtedly find some excuse to get the rest of your money And I wouldnt bet on her visiting and helping you once the money is gone Face it Martha your daughter is manipulative and coldhearted Refuse to finance her home Save your money for your needs and comfort and look to other family members and friends for companionship and assistance should you need it Dear Abby I have always been interested in comedy so when 1 retired at 62 I entered a comedy contest in a cabaret in Encino Calif There were 475 young people in the contest and most of them looked at me as if to say Why arent you home watching your arteries get hard Well I made it to the finals and won 1 got and a nice writeup in the newspaper My wife and I moved to Las Vegas a year ago A comedy contest was held at the Tropicana Hotel I entered and won again I received and a nice writeup in the Las Vegas newspaper Your attitude is what makes you old whether its in regard to your sense of humor or your everyday attitude I know many elderly young people Theyre chronologically young but they have old ideas If we judged people with our eyes closed instead of with a closed mind youd be surprised how the term elderly would disappear Paul Orkin Las Vegas Dear Paul If we judged people with our eyes closed instead of with closed minds Im sure many of the problems that plague us would disappear Congratulations on your new career Dear Abby Thank you for saying again and plainly People have telephones in their homes for their own convenience not for research and marketing I agree but because I dont want to act rudely Ive come up with a twopart response to cold callers like M B in Belle Plaine who wrote to you During the afternoon and evening hours telemarketers seem to like I screen some of my calls with my answering machine Ive told everyone I know that I do this So far no one Id want to talk with has objected to announcing him orherself to the machine When I do pick up the phone and find myself listening to someone 1 dont know who wants to sell me something I wait for a pause then say Thanks for calling I charge an hour for phone consulting with a twohour minimum Where should I send my bill I have never Dear John dfaMon7 rCPly JUSt B CHCk and 3 John Shaffer Dibelka raise any foolish children Spring Valley Calif Thanks for writing RADZOl 10 MINUTE OILCHANGE FASTPROFESSIONALCLEAN Canyon Lake calls epicures and bargainers Great selection of preowned homes LOW PRICES CHECK US OUT By DANA BRENNAN JONES Canyon Lake Correspondent CANYON LAKE Canyon Lake is reaching its season of eating delights and bargain hunting opportunities Coming up this weekend is a full schedule of powwow events The second annual Moving Waters Pow Wow begins Friday with a barbecue and dance at the Dam Red Barn in Sattler beginning at 6 On Saturday and Sunday the competition dancing and teepee contest take place Last year the weather brought much needed rain but this year it looks as if the weather will bring much needed cooperation Authentic food will be served again including Indian frybread If the aroma of this sensational Convicted killer John Cockrum executed Tuesday MICHAELGRAQZYK Associated Press Writer HUNTSVILLE AP Since becoming a bornagain Christian seven years ago condemned killer John Cockrum has wanted to be executed for the 1986 murder of a Northeast Texas convenience store clerk He got his wish Tuesday night Id like to apologize to the victims family for the pain I Cockrum said from the death chamber gurney turning toward murder victim Eva Mays granddaughter who was watching through a window a few feet away Id like to tell my family I love them and will see them again he added and then began praying His prayer was shortened by a gasp as lethal drugs flowing into his arms took effect Eight minutes later at CDT he was pronounced dead Cockrums lethal injection was the 29th this year in Texas adding to what already is a record year for executions in the state He became the third inmate strapped to the death chamber gurney in eight days and the second of the trio to do so voluntarily Another execution was set for tonight Prison officials prepared to administer the lethal needle to Dwight Adanandus 41 convicted of fatally shooting a San Antonio area man who tried to foil a bank robbery in 1988 taste does not tempt you the authentic arts and crafts will Pow wow events begin at Saturday at Rio Raft Company on River Road in Sattler For directions or information the Canyon Lake Chamber of Commerce can be reached at 9642223 Continuing on the devoted not to cooking this weekend tour the Canyon Lake Evening Lions has its Annual Fall Fish Fry on Sunday from to Tickets for adults are and tickets for children are The proportions are as enormous as the meal is satisfying Last Thursday attorney Charles Stephens hosted the September Chamber of Commerce Mixer The monthly mixer has been dubbed the Liquors FINE WINES SPIRITS At the Courtyard Shopping Center 8306233568 117 IH35 W New Braunlelv 3Day Oct 2 3 Seagrams 7 80 Blend Seagrams so Blend Ltr Wild Turkey w i Bourbon Ltr Clan McQregor so Scotch Ltr 3 Castillo Rum so Dk Spice Ltr Popov Vodka 80 Ltr NO CREDIT CARDS IN CASE OF ERROR STORE PRICE TREVAIIS Our servki makes Iht ocaaml TIP TOP 321 Mill Street New Braunfels 6253316 In A Rush Try Our DriveThru Service Centex four test value everyday THOUSANDS OF OFFICE PRODUCTS 900 South Seguin Ave by the underpass 6293979 best supper club in With Mrs Stephens doing most of the cooking those who know her culinary skills always look forward to this well attended and wellfed annual event Not only do the attendees get a chance to sample the finer skills of devouring they get a chance at the skill of networking Looking at next weeks schedule it appears we have to plan on a trade show a flea market and a country bazaar I can round that off with a chili cookoff a shrimpfest a fashion show a garage sale and a wine and cheese party in the upcoming months Life in the country satisfies so many needs Canyon Lake correspondent Dana Brennan Jones can be reached at Present this Coupon For Off Regularly Priced Rocky Mountain Jeans Sizes Good Sept 29 thru Oct 4 1997 r CT70UCH OFiQ at HighBrehm Hats For Ml Her 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