Tuesday, February 1, 2000

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 1, 2000, New Braunfels, Texas Tbesday February HERALDZmTUNO Page7A AROUND TOWN Womans spiked bar drink could have been last call DEAR ABBY DEAR ABBY The letter about club drugs really hit home I would like to warn all young women about the potential for their drinks to be dosed with these drugs without their knowl edge I went to a neighborhood bar over Thanksgiving weekend and found myself feeling very woozy and overintoxicated for the amount I had to drink I had left my drink on the bar while I went to use the ladies room and when I came back it tasted strange Since it was a new drink I assumed the bartender had mixed it differently Shortly after consuming this drink I became sick to my stom ach and lightheaded A fellow I had chatted with and who coincidentally had offered to watch my drink started asking me questions about how I felt and if I wanted a place to crash I have no doubt he had less than innocent intentions Fortunately two gentlemen by the names of Andrew and Chris came to my aid They stayed by my side talking to me keeping me alert calling a car service for me and making sure the other guy didnt bother me I left the bar before thanking them so Abby please let me thank them now Ladies Do not leave your drink unattended no matter what And if the drink tastes dont drink it While most of these drugs are tasteless and odorless others have a salty taste Just be careful And to all the Andrews and Chrises out there thank you CHRISTINE IN MID LOTHIAN VA DEAR CHRISTINE You are a lucky young woman You had a very close call The young man who doctored your drink is a predator Your comments about never leaving a drink unattended are important I hope young people will pay attention It may seem like a cold reality but its part of being streetwise and selfpro tective DEAR ABBY I am a volunteer at a local animal shelter and Im deeply concerned about pet own ers who do not take full responsi bility for the safety of their pets Every day dogs and cats are brought in off the streets without tags or identification Many of them are wonderful loving pets who belong to someone who did nt bother to put identification on them for one reason or another As a result thousands of these wonderful animals are put to death every year because their owners cant be located Abby it is heartbreaking to have to euthanize healthy animals due to lack of shelter space and available homes Please inform your readers of the importance of putting ID tags on their pets It could save a lot of heartache ANIMAL LOVER IN BEND ORE DEAR ANIMAL LOVER Im pleased to publicize this important reminder to pet own ers Dogs and cats are curious creatures who often like to wan der If the animal is picked up proper identification can liter ally mean the difference between life and death so please dont procrastinate For a guide to becoming a bet ter conversationalist order How to Be Send a business sized selfaddressed envelope plus check or money order for to Dear Abby Popularity Booklet Box 447 Mount Morris IL 610540447 STUDENT NEWS Debutantes and Iguanas Photo submitted MidTexas Symphony Debutantes Cara Doherty and Sarah Damarodas were honored with a party at a recent San Antonio Iguanas hockey game Getting an autograph from Iguanas Star of the Blair Rota are Sarah Damarodas Laura Wong Whitney Garvens Cara Doherty Emily Sievers Crystal Clark Lerrin Diggers and Katie Schneider An Eagle Scout Court of Honor took place Nov 26 for Drew Sollberger and Frankie Hampel members of Boy Scout Troop 757 The ceremony took place at the Elks Lodge in New Braunfels Drew is the son of Mr and Mrs Darrell Sollberger and Frankie is the son of Dr and Mrs Frank Hampel The boys who have been life long friends and neighbors are both students at New Braunfels High School Burns Cleland the Scoutmaster of Troop 757 and Joe Wooldridge Assistant Scoutmaster presided over the ceremony The rank of Eagle Scout is the highest honor that can be bestowed upon a member of the Boy Scouts of America It requires the scout to earn a mini mum of 22 merit badges serve in a leadership position in the troop and finally to plan develop and direct a service project for the benefit of a school religious submitted Drew Sollberger left and Frankie Hampel were honored at an Eagle Scout Court of Honor The boys are members of Boy Scout Troop 757 in New Braunfels institution or the community Frankies project aided his church New Braunfels Presbyterian and involved installing a drip irrigation system and landscaping the west side of the sanctuary Drews project benefited the Comal County Senior Citizen Center He directed the repair sanding and refinishing of six picnic tables at the Senior Center Frankie and Drew would like to express their thanks to their par ents adult scout leaders fellow scouts and the many others who supported and helped them to achieve this goal Don Simon commander of The American Legion state of Texas announced the organiza tions 1999 High School Oratorical Contest The pro gram is to develop a deeper knowledge and appreciation of the Constitution of the United States It also helps students think and speak clearly and intel ligently and prepares them for acceptance of the responsibilities of American citizenship Scholarships are awarded to winners of post district division and national contests National contest winner awards amount to first place second place and third place fHKYSLER Plymoutfi Dodge Performance Missing Transmission shutters slips or just doesnt feel right Each state winner who advances to and participates in the second round but does not advance to the final round will receive an additional scholarship to pursue education beyond high school For infor mation call American Legion Post 179 at 6250179 prtmvtiiM transmission failure or filters Servicing your transmission nill extend your transmission life Most extended warranty companies require proof of regular maintenance in the event of 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Neighborhood of Achievers Award by David Meyer Robinson and the Spurs Foundation Her teacher Mrs Judi Gibbons nominated her This program strives to find stu dents who have made recogniz able achievements in the class room school and community Brittany is the daughter of Fred and Terry Meyer New Braunfels resident Adham Saad a graduate of New Braunfels Senior High School and the son of Mr and Mrs Raja Saad has been named to the Austin College Deans List for the 1999 fall semester All students named to the Deans List earned a semester grade point average of at least on a scale and ranked in the top 20 percent of the student body Michele Marie Wright of New Braunfels was named to the deans honor roll of scholars for the fall 1999 semester at the University of North Texas Only students who have earned a grade point average on a course load of 12 or more hours during the past semester earn the distinction of the Deans Honor Roll Roland Bradfute Jr of New Braunfels has enrolled in the Associate of Applied Science degree in Computer Network Systems Technology program at ITT Technical Institute in San Antonio The eightquarter program will help Roland begin to prepare for career opportunities in various fields involving Computer Network Systems Technology Upon successful completion of the program Roland will receive an associates degree SEGUIN BEAUTY SCHOOL at the New Braunfels Campus Classes Starting Now Financial Aid Available to Uio8e who qualify Located At 214 West San Antonio St New Braunfels Texas 8306201301 No Appointment Necessary Customers Always Welcome Tuesday Feb TODAYS CROSSWORD PUZZLE ACROSS 1 Noxious air 7 Lair 10 Filled with reverence 14 Scifi writer Isaac 15 Gardner of films 16 Show concern 17 Put into words 18 Price 19 Singer Turner 20 Relative 23 Spa features 26 Female sandpiper 27 Sticky fruits 28 Flu symptom 29 Spanish hero El 30 Slippery fish 31 Retriever 33 That guys 34 Jungfrau 37 Broadantlered deer 38 The Greatest 39 TV spots 40 Meadow sound 41 Guitarist Paul 42 Miss Piggys negative 43 Arms 45 Title for Gielgud 46 Golf score 47 Arden and namesakes 48 Follow 51 Tycoon Onassis 52 Migrating flock 53 Cooking device 56 Forbidding 57 Jabber 58 Critter 62 Italian wine city 63 AAA offering 64 Hour part 65 Take it easy 66 Auction end 67 Pleaded DOWN 1 Chart 2 Suffix meaning sort of 3 Atmosphere 4 Broke 5 Painter Grandma 6 With to Henri 7 Came a new day 8 Dodge 9 Undercover cop 10 Real 11 Type of line 12 One of the Muppets 13 College hotshots 21 Beginning 22 Black Sea city PREVIOUS PUZZLE SOLVED 2100 2000 United Feature Syndicate 23 Scene of confusion 24 Nimble 25 Ankara natives 29 Pink or blue 30 Sea duck 32 Novelist Defoe 33 Michener novel 34 Over 35 Narrow streets 36 Faded 44 Squinting 45 Obey 46 Correct 48 Allan Poe 49 Scandinavian 50 Business persons attires 51 Subside 52 Aladdins friend 54 Governess Jane 55 Gentle person 59 Coffee holder 60 Had brunch 61 Was ahead