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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 1, 2000, New Braunfels, Texas Tbesday February 1 2000 3A Candidates flip pancakes seek NHs support NASHUA AP The presidential candidates shoveled snow flipped pancakes and ttjudged through the slushy streets of New Hampshire on Monday waging handshaketohandshake combat to the finish of their hard fijmght primary races With the field puzzling over Ways to get supporters to voting booths Sen John McCain joked that he had the answer j Death the Arizona Republican said If they dont go obt and dont vote for McCain then dont start your car for the next Kidding aside the stakes were high for McCain who badly needs avictory in his nomination fight with betterfinanced George W Bush Bush is seeking a come frombehind victory here to bur nish his frontrunning national campaign while staunch conserv atives Steve Forbes Alan Keyes and Gary Bauer are trying to show they still have a chance Im confident of McCain said turning five outdoor rallies into virtual victory laps around the state as polls gave him a slight edge I like my chances a said Bush who went from photo op to photo op as his aides said momentum was on his side even if time wasnt Democrats Al Gore and Bill Bradley were locked in race that could determine the staying power of Bradleys insurgent campaign Were closing Bradley declared as polls showed the for mer New Jersey senator trailing Gore but posing a threat in their bitterly fought race Bradley has enough money to weather a New Hampshire loss more easily than McCain The candidates schedules were all made for TV though one photo opportunity didnt turn out as planned for the struggling Bauer campaign He tumbled off the stage during a pancake flipping demonstration The griddle pan was bent but the candidate was unhurt and unbowed Im a Bauer said recognizing the political symbolism Bush flipped pancakes too The Texas governor also toured a crime lab and stopped at a bowling alley and a sledding hill speed ing down in a red white and blue innertube with 13yearold twins Lizzy and Laura Saggau of Merrimack A downtown stroll was canceled when promarijuana protesters showed up in Exeter Gore was out before dawn shak ing hands in the pelting freezing rain outside the Lockheed Sanders plant Later he met at a nursing home with senior citizens most of them in wheelchairs to renew his claim that Bradleys health care plan would replace their Medicaid with vouchers Bradley maintains however that his health care plan would leave in place federal aid that states now get from Medicaid for nursing home care Bradley paid for a red snow shovel then cleared the sidewalk in front of OBITUARIES GUZMAN Victoria R Guzman a resident of Rockdale for the past 15 years after moving from New Braunfels Texas passed away Saturday Jan at her home at the age of 68 Mrs Guzman was born on Sept 17 1931 in Seguin Texas Funeral Mass will be held at 2 Tuesday Feb 1 2000 at the St Josephs Catholic Church in Rockdale with the Rev Robert Herald officiating Burial will fol low in the St Josephs Cemetery A Rosary will be held at 7 Monday Jan 31 2000 at the Phillips Luckey Funeral Home in Rockdale Phillips Luckey Funeral Home NOLTE Doris Dot Nolte passed away on Sunday Jan 30 1999 in New Braunfels at the age of 86 She is survived by two sons Ronnie H Nolte and wife Janet of New Braunfels and Donnie W Nolte wife Kathleen of Marioiir Threadgiil of Michigan seven grandchildren and four great grandchildren Ms Nolte was preceded in death by her husband Rudolph Henry Nolte Visitation began at 6 Monday at the Zoeller Funeral Home and will continue until Tuesday Services will be 2 Tuesday at the First Baptist Church with interment to follow in the Sunset Memorial Park in San Antonio Texas The family has requested that memori al contributions be given to the First Baptist Church or the Eastside Baptist Church FUNERAL HOME PAYNE Mr Albert E Payne of New Braunfels died Thursday Jan 27 2000 at McKenna Memorial Hospital at the age of 68 He was born March 14 1931 to Albert E Payne Sr and Geraldine Brown Payne in Chattanooga Tenn He is survived by his loving wife Ann S Payne of New Braunfels and daughter Alana Lynn Bingiel and husband Joseph of North Canton Ohio A gathering of friends in his memory is scheduled for 2 Wednesday Feb 2 2000 at the Comal County Senior Citizen Center 655 Landa St Family requests that memorial contribu tions be made to the charity of ones choice FUNERAL HOME WILLIAMS Carolyn Jean Williams a resi dent of New Braunfels Texas passed away Saturday Jan 29 2000 at the McKenna Memorial Hospital in New Braunfels Texas at the age of 58 Mrs Williams was born to Hilmar Doc Opperman and Jean Carpenter Opperman on Nov 7 1941 in San Antonio Texas From high school she worked at USAA and Stewart Title in San Antonio She married Stone H Williams on Jan 27 1962 in San Antonio Texas and after moving to New Braunfels in 1970 she and her husband operat ed GuadaComa Mechanical with the help of their great employees Mrs Williams was a 1959 gradu ate of Highlands High School in San Antonio a member of the Preceptor Rho Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi Intl and held the office of treasurer past state chairman of the Junior Miss Pageant that was held in New Braunfels in 1973 and was a very generous contribu tor to and numerous animal rights groups Survivors include her husband Stone Williams her children Stoney and his wife Sara David and his wife Cheryl and her only daughter Lilia who came to them from Europe granddaughter only one but a real jewel the apple of their eye and the six monthold daughter of David and Aubuchon Hardware in Concord Hope you can help me tomor he told clerk Ruthie Johnson Forbes was the only candidate to pass up a picture refusing to dip his hands into a lobster tank at Fred Daleys fish store in Exeter Ill wait for the final he said Polls show him a distant third to McCain and Bush bump ing up against Keyes Forbes the multimillionaire candidate who had talked about finishing first or second here told reporters they were more likely to find a rubber chicken in Freds fish market than to witness him dropping out of the race The key to both contests could be independents who can vote in either primary Though a majority of New Hampshire independents are actually partyline voters a small portion of the states elec torate can swing either way and are being courted by both Bradley and McCain That could account for the differences in overnight polls particularly for the GOP race in which surveys show every thing from a McCain lead to an edge for Bush Polls that include a large sample of independents tend to favor McCain with Bush doing better when fewer independents are fac tored in It may come down to people like Debbie Pickering an independent who normally votes Democratic but is with McCain this time I dont trust either one of she said of the Democratic pairing Julie Simons caught McCains act Friday and attended Bradleys town hall Monday in Hollis I think Ive made up my she said Bradley just comes across loud and clear I like his Not by accident McCain and Bradley sounded similar themes in their last full day of campaigning The Democrat said a vote for him would send a message to this country that the old ways are over and the new politics have The Republican wrapping up a fiverally day with confetti swirling in the frigid night air said in Bedford that a vote for hint would send a message from New Hampshire to America and tlu world that were going to give the government back to the Bush supporters said he would do better than polls suggest because Republicans are motv likely than independents to u Tuesday Now that it comes down lo turnout I think we probably c the easier said Massachusetts Gov Paul Cellucci campaigning for Bush in the stale that borders his own McCain has a bigger challenge because inde pendents have to decide belvveut McCain and The Bush campaign mailed pieces of literature in the runup to the primary and plaeed it least one telephone call to households identified as support ers Agricultural commissioner examines drought damage SAN ANGELO AP Rancher Bill Tullos stood on a bed of red and silver stones Monday where the Little Rocky Creek used to run 40 feet deep He prayed for rain Every morning every after noon every evening we pray for Tullos said clutching his hands and looking upward Its a fight each and every day Its hard to deal For 75 of his 76 years Tullos has lived on the ranch 15 miles west of San Angelo For the past 54 years he and his wife Margie have raised sheep cattle and goats In his familys five decades of ranching they like the other 50 ranchers who gathered on the property Monday to talk with Texas Agriculture Commission Susan Combs have seen drought come and go Somehow they have always made it through But its never been as bad as it is now they said Never before this past August has Little Rocky Creek run dry Its as dry as Ive ever seen it In the 50s we had seven years It wasnt drier it was just dry a cou ple years more We hope for a break before Tullos said Its pretty tough When you dont get rain you dont get Margie Tullos said Were not going hungry because weve always been ones to save and thats taking care of us during these Cheryl brother Stephen Opperman and his wife Gloria and their daughter Leslie all from New Braunfels her favorite aunt Harriet Trainer of San Antonio cousins Dorothy Junker Cecily Williams Deneice Smith Michael Trainer Terry Hill Bridget Cheever Jennie Hampton Kay Doerfler Carroll Duffel and Wayne Opperman Visitation began at 3 Monday and will continue until noon Tuesday at Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home Funeral services are scheduled for 2 Tuesday Feb 1 2000 at St Paul Lutheran Church of New Braunfels with the Rev Dr Charles DeHaven officiating Burial will be in Comal Cemetery in New Braunfels Texas Memorials may be given to The Rotary Foundation Box 310587 New Braunfels Texas 781310587 Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home NEW ELS HERALDZEITUNG Published on Sunday mornings and weekday mornings Tuesday through Friday by the New Braunfels Herald Zeilung USPS 377880 707 Landa or Drawer 311328 New Braunfels Comal County TX 78131 1328 Periodical postage paid by the New Braunfels HentldZeitung in New Braunfels Texas Carrier delivered in Comal and Guadalupe counties three months six months one year Senior Citizen Discounts by car rier delivery only six months one year Mail delivery outside Comal County in Texas three months six months one year Mail outside Texas six months one year Subscribers who have not received a newspaper by Tuesday through Friday and on Sunday can call 830 6259144 POSTMASTER Send address changes to the New Bmunfek HeraldZeitung Drawer 311328 New Braunfels Tx 781311328 MllllppHI IAMS CLEANER IVERYDAY SPEC Wo Coupon Required x 1O 15 20 SAVINGS NI i fur Details 74 limlo Contui Drivi N By Iass 3721861 Tullos his fellow livestock pro ducers and farmers in West Texas are feeling the effects of the states third drought in four years The dry conditions are expected to last through the spring or longer Combs said he family of Dorothy M Voss would like to thank the many friends and relatives for their prayers cards memorials and thoughts in our darkest hours You will never know how much this helped Were Delivering the Sunday March Coverage in this section will include the agricultural industry plans for 135 and Teras 130 plus profiles business in the community Sunday March Where are we headed in Health Care and Education Find out in HORIZONS 2000 f IRTISING Sunday March This feature section will focus on New Texas water the future of the Guadalupe River The Edw Sunday March For Advertising Information 6259144 Our Advertising Staff will be pleased to design a custom ad for your business HERALDZEITUNG 6BK1C
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