Wednesday, November 19, 1997

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 19, 1997, New Braunfels, Texas 2A g HeraldZettung g Wednesday Noycmbgif 1997 Paving the way for summer T f HeraldZeituog photo by Susan Jakobseo Clrlllo Cruz of New Braunfels a Schlttterbahn employee smooths cement along a new driveway entrance to the water park near Union and North Streets Monday On the Court Comal County Commissioners Court will meet at Thursday in commissioners courtroom on the third floor of the county courthouse annex 150 N Seguin Avenue Commissioners will tackle the issue of the countys maintenance of roads within the newly incorporated cities of Bulverde East Bulverde North and Bulverde South EAA The Edwards Aquifer Authority will conduct a public hearing at 6 today at the Comal County Courthouse on the EAAs proposed 1998 budget and fees CISD A group of concerned Comal Independent School District taxpayers will meet from 7 to 9 today in the Guadalupe Valley telephone Cooperative room on FarmtoMarket 3159 The group seeks to learn what CISD patrons see as the districts most pressing concerns Obituaries KATHERINE It SWEARINGEN Katherine R Swearengen passed away on Sunday Nov 16 1997 in New Braunfcls at the age of 92 years No services are scheduled The remains were cremated Health officials respond to hepatitis A outbreak Medical officer warns cares By DAVID DEKUNDER Staff Writer Due to a recent outbreak of hepatitis A in Comal County health officials have sent out notices to day cares public and private schoals urging people to take precautions against the illness Comal County Health Department nurse Shel McWilliams said Dr Dorothy Overman city and county medical officer sent the notices last Wednesday It has been going on since the middle of McWilliams said There have been 10 cases we have heard The cases have involved both children and adults she u McWillidms said five of the cases were children from the same day care center She refused to identify the day care center affected citing confidentiality The number of hepatitis A cases are rare for Comal County 1 would not call this an epidemic but an she said McWilliams said Overmans order applied to all schools and day cares within the county The order issued by Overman urges no sharing of foods or drinks between children whether the food is brought to the school or day care or cornes from a cafeteria or vending machine No foods Police Beat H New Braunfels Police investigated a report of burglary between midnight and Monday in the 1500 block of Business 35 A New Braunfels man reported someone stole a CD player speakers amplifier 40 CDs and a cellular phone valued at Police said entry was gained to the trunk of the vehicle through the back seat There are no suspects or witnesses New Braunfels Police investigated a report of burglary this past weekend in an unknown location A New Braunfels man reported someone stole tools valued at from his pickup toolbox Police said there were no suspects or witnesses The easiest way not to get hepatitis A is to wash with soap and water especially after you use the restroom and before County Health Department nurse Shel McWilliams prepared at home or beverages will be allowed for classroom parties or any school day care or teacher sponsored function on or off campus In her order Overman said food brought to parties school or teacher sponsored events must be purchased from stores bakeries or commercial establishments and must be individually wrapped or sealed or served by the employees of the commercial establishment Finally the notice states that hygiene and cleanliness should be all employees and Symptoms of hepatitis A are abdominal pain in the upper right section of the abdomen nausea vomiting bad appetite fever fatigue diarrhea dark urine light bowel movements and skin becoming yellow The hepatitis A organism enters the body through the mouth We carry the vaccine for she said We got the Immune Globulin for kids we can give as temporary protection for 90 days This will be given out to the day care involved through the health New Braunfels Police investigated a report of criminal mischief this past weekend in the 600 block of West San Antonio Street World Car Motors reported someone scratched several vehicles on its lot causing worth of damage Police said there were no suspects or witnesses New Braunfels Police investigated a report of burglary between 4 and 9 Monday in the 400 block of Business 35 A Seguin woman reported someone broke into her car by unlocking the drivers side door and stole her purse makeup and currency valued at Police said there were no suspects or witnesses Adults and children should adhere to Overmans notice so that they will not get the illness McWilliams said The easiest way not to get hepatitis A is to wash with soap and water especially after you use the restroom and before she said The other factor involved is that you should not share food and drink with Before they were given the notices by Overman day care centers have been taking precautions Nobody shares food other than what 1 Frances Heilmann owfter of Hansel arjd Grctel Child Development Cenllers TWei make sure our children are constantly washing their hands and we make sure they are always clean The mats are cleaned everyday before and after each diaper Kim Nash assistant director for Around The Clock Child Care said her day care center is taking health precautions as well We have good antibacterial she said We sanitize our toys twice a day and we have good hand washing procedures for both the children and the Overmans order will be in effect until further notice FINE ART PRINTS CUSTOM PICTURE FRAMING Signed and Numbered form the Finest Hottest Artists in the Nation Dave Samuelson Julie Kramer Cole Judy Larson Charles Frace Ron van Gilder Robert Summers Alfredo Rodrigues Comouflage Wildlife Western Indian VFIower Tim Cox Phillip Crowe Nancy Glazier Brent Todd Dennis Schmidt G Harvey Randy McGovern and many more Decorate you Home Office or Business Palace Heights Antiques Mall 1175 Hwy 81 E 6204934 New Braunfels Texas 00 Dry Cleaning ON A tjm MINIMUM Dry Cleaning Order Coupon MUST Accompany Incoming Order Wearing apparel only No laundry wetcleanfng households or drapes Not valid with any other offer or discount One Leave Your Laundry Dry Cleaning To The Professionals Quality Craftsmanship Service 00 Careful Spot Removal Neat Gentle Pressing i i i Dry Cleaning I ON A Mcoo 15WMINIMUM Dry Cleaning Order I Coupon MMTAccompany Incoming Order Wearing apparel only No laundry welcteaning households or drapes Not valid with any other offer or discount One XEANERS Mon Fri Sat In New Braunfels Across from HEB at Walnut 6066226 1 TViple Inspection For Triple Satisfaction Hand Finishing When Needed HOME OPHELIA SIMMONS Ophelia Simmons passed away on Nov 18 1997 in New Braunfels at the age of 74 years Visitation will begin at 3 Thursday Nov 20 and continue until 10 Friday at the Zoeller Funeral Home Graveside services will be at 11 Friday at the Comal Cemetery Nnfiiriil Selection A Gift Department Store China Crystal Collectibles Gourmet Gifts Precious Moments Dreamsicles Wildlife Sculptures Greenwich Workshop Ebony Vision Swarvoski Crystal Jewelry Dept56 Arthur Court Designs Aromatique Home Fragrances Root and Yankee Candles Portcreiron Dinnerware 1663032 San Pedro Ave 281atlQOOOaks 4943230 Checks Welcome FUNERAL HOME Starsrup SalSun Troopers R wo Little MonFri Mermaid Gl W MomFri SotSun MomFn SotSun Red Corner R TieMan MomFri Who Knew SotSun I Men In i Black PG13 MomFfi SoiSyn Georee of MomFri the Jungle PG DID YOU KNOW NEW BRAUNFELS HAS ANOTHER GASOLINE STATION BEING PLANNED ABOVE THE AQUIFER RECHARGE ZONEf Location Corner of Hwy 46 Loop 337 Subject Gallons of Gasoline above ground storage Contaminated air was a concern now what about contaminated drinking water We have 5 filling stations with under ground tanks in this area do we need to risk contamination of water with one more San Antonio has passed control ordi nances for their Aquifer We are con cerned about quantity rights of water what about quality standards Attend Zoning Board of Adjustments To Voice Your Opinion Concerns On This Subject November 20 1997 at Paid For by Richard G Seidel 236 Dogwood New Braunfels 6090384 TODAYS CROSSWORD PUZZLE ACROSS 1 Existence 5 Peddle 9 District 13 Adored ones 15 Melville novel 16 Lambs pen name 17 Mild recession 18 Birds arm 19 Slashes 20 For each 21 Skip 23 Nosy 25 Hauntedhouse noise 26 Like satin 27 Preholiday mailing 30 Actor Beatty 31 Cameo shapes 32 Kind of avalanche 37 Thaw 38 Accumulate 40 Platoon or squadron 41 Special event 43 Wide tie 44 Womans title 45 Seedless raisin 47 Grasshopper 50 Waiters burden 51 Riches 52 On and needles 53 The Eagle Landed 56 Gather leaves 57 Strong metal 59 Small hill 61 On the briny 62 Meat choice 63 Major artery 64 Confined 65 Goes out with 66 Chew DOWN 1 Speech problem 2 away spend lazily 3 Romans IV 4 Shade tree 5 Promising 6 Give forth 7 No Pierre 8 Mushers vehicles 9 Shutout scores 10 Spicy stews 11 Chilly 12 Like pie 14 Bobbins 22 Zedong 24 Indicates agreement 25 Sicilys neighbor 26 Wildebeests 27 Crooner Perry PREVIOUS PUZZLE SOLVED 11 697 1997 United Feature Syndicate 28 plalsir 29 Baby powder 32 Boy eventually 33 Strong 34 Andes native 35 Singer Celine 36 Singer James 38 Dirigibles 39 Nearly all 42 Plant disease 43 Place for 8Down 45 Reeks 46 Vase 47 Rent 48 The Old Bucket 49 Footballshoe part 51 Shawl 52 Tiny opening 53 Wind instrument 54 Can province 55 Cole 58 Shads eggs 60 Holiday drink STUMPED Call for Answers Tenchtaw or HOW encode 500