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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 23, 2000, New Braunfels, Texas                                1A Saturday December 23 2000 HliRALDZKlTliNr Page 3A Mouse and then me Mickey I go I look for e Oh my gosh store in the whole Mickey Mouse telephone tjfat is now part of her living room decoctions She could barely contain her as she remembered her first with Mickey I told my girlfriend Clh my God that is the cutest I sad Isnt Mickey cute That was POM said It seemed like everywhep I went there was something Mic my friends started giyng Mouse items I love it it And the Disney Thats like my favc Her collection Deludes a Mickey Mouse figurine M a hula skirt and flip flops that a friem brought from Hawaii I know where I got every she said I dont hive it written down but I know who bought it and where it came From 1A Comal County Judge Danny Scheel said he and Clennan went wty way back a time well before either of them got involved in politics Scheel was in school with Clennans children Youre a faithful servant to Comal County and a very special Scheel said Clennan said been an honor to be here all these years I thank God and I thank all of you for putting up with Pet 1 Commissioner Jack Daw son made note of Clennans tenure as tax If wed have put the names of every county judge and every com missioner who worked here during your time you wouldnt be able to lift Dawson said I want to thank you for your ser vice Gloria Youll always be my favorite Clennan a Democrat held her post for many years in a Republican county running unopposed for re election until this year Many Republican friends urged her to change parties this year to overcome the obstacle posed by straightticket partjHtlJtef voting She refused I cant change who Clen nan said after the election County Treasurer Bart Bartholomew praised Clennan Shes a lady above ladies and a woman abovegodly Bartholomew said County Auditor David Renken said We grew pretty close not only from a professional standpoint but also as friends We spoke on the telephone a few days ago to solve a problem Near the end of the call shelold me she loved me I told her the Clennan said she loved everyone she worked with and she loved the county which she said she had been honored to serve Im appreciative to the voters and to the fine staff Ive enjoyed working Clennan said Ive loved every minute and made many Moe Schwab is one of those friends Schwab said he went back with Clennan perhaps farther than anyone Your brother was my first sergeant in the Texas National Her husband Randall also frequently feeds Pogues addiction by buying her Mickey Mouse items wherever he goes Its gotten so honestly that my friends everywhere they go they look for Mickey Mouse Pogue said and laughed So I ask them You think somethings wrong with me Whats wrong with you Pogue has been in bad health for a number of years She has had diabetes since she was a child and suffers from heart problems Her health problems drew her to Mickey My health is so bad and he is the happiest most loving little animated character I have ever Pogue said I love kids and for kids to love Mickey as many years as theyve loved Mickey you cant hdp but love him Anybody who does that much for kids has got to be alright you know She takes her health problems in stride accepting that she has to spend some days on the couch or in bed She also carries nitroglycerin with at all times And her sense of humor shines even in the face of her bad health I told my husband As bad as my health is if you let some old broad move in this house and she gets rid of my Mickey Mouse stuff Ill haunt you for an eternity So you better be she said shaking her finger as if she were speaking to her husband Instead she said she wanted her youngest son to have her Mickey Mouse collection if something happened to her He will treasure she said He will put it up just like this at Pogue says she began decorating for Christmas each year on Thanksgiving Shes worked every day since then to spread Christmas throughout her home Its a lot of work but I love it so she said A second living area also has a fire place that is decorated with detailed Christmas stockings Pogue made for members of her family She also made all the decorations hanging from the Christmas tree in the corner of the room as well as the tree skirt underneath it The kitchen and dining room area is decorated with Dallas Cowboy items and Pogue strung glittery blue garlands on the wall I love she said although she suggested people remember what Christmas is supposed to be about She has good days and bad days with her health but is thankful anyway With all the advertising for Christmas and stuff I tell people Just be thankful you have your Pogue said I dont have one of mine Thank God your children are alive Thank God you can spend it with 1A Pogue has three sons and three grand sons But her middle son Matt died four years ago at the age of 26 He was really into Christmas like I she said Come Christmastime oh my God we would laugh We would put up stuff and have the best He just loved she continued The first year he was deceased I didnt know if I could put it back up My other boys told me You know Mom youve got to You love it Matt loved it and just think of all the good times you had together putting it She continued decorating each year and hopes to expand the decorations into her yard with the help of her youngest son I love she said Even though I dont have my son it is my favorite time of year I love it so much I dont care if I dont get a present I just love Christmas so very RON County Judge Danny Scheel gives Gloria Clennan a hug Guard in Schwab said In later years he and Clennan had less in common politically than they had before though We didnt share the same party since I became a Schwab said No but we partied anyway Clennan fired back Scheel said I appreciate you Gloria When I came back here and started in 1995 as a county com missioner I had lots of wild ideas When I became county judge they got There was one thing he might have liked to have seen in the tax department Scheel said smiling Clennan smiled back she knew what was coming The only thing I could never could convince Gloria and Im going to work on Sherman for is a driveup Scheel said and its hard to tell someone not to pile a lot of gifts or valuables in their car but people need to be Kolbe said shoppers should lock all gifts and valuable property including compact discs and wire less telephones in the trunk of their car Remember if its out of sight its out of mind A criminal will move on to another Kolbe said Always park in a welllighted area and preferably close to the store In the store never never never leave a purse or wallet in a shopping cart Kolbe said All it takes is to turn toward a shelf for a moment and the purse can be slipped into someone elses bag Carry a purse with a strap and hang it down in front of you where you can see it A second choice Kolbe said if you have no strap is to anchor it in your cart under a heavy item like a bag of dog food Better still lock it in the trunk and carry only a credit or debit card Watch yourself when youre leav ing the store Kolbe said Try to never be in a position where youre returning to your vehi cle alone in the dark and be aware of people who appear to walk aim lessly around the parking lot or seem to be connected with no par ticular car Be aware of anything suspicious and be Kolbe warned It isnt good to be loaded down with packages and maybe a child or two fumbling around for your keys approaching your Kolbe said Have your keys out in your hand It cuts down slack time at your car and they make a good defensive Kolbe said Keys can be used to slash or jab at the eyes of an attacker and a heavy chain of them can stun some one if used to strike him Always be sure to look in the car before you open it particularly on the back seat and floor in case someone is crouched there Kolbe said The whole idea behind the hol iday season is love friendship and Kolbe said But we cant let that distract us from 1A died in a senseless traffic The DPS doesnt publish holiday fatality statistics any more But in 1998 nearly 60 percent of Christ mas traffic fatalities were caused by accidents involving alcohol About 60 percent of flie people who died in holiday accidents werent wearing seatbelts DPS urges drivers to anticipate possible travel problems before hit ting the highways this weekend The best way problems is to stop them before they Hamilton said If motorists take a few minutes to prepare their vehi cles and themselves they can save hours of travel time and DPS suggests the following Thanksgiving Day travel tips Remember the abled Motorist Helpline number for emergencies 800 5255555 or if youre a wireless phone customer of Alltell GTE Wireless Houston Cellular Nextel SBC Wireless Ver izon Wireless or Amarillos Cellular One you can call Obey the speed limit wear safety belts and drive sober Inspect car fluid levels tire air pressure windshield wipers and the condition of spare tires jacks and safety tools Place flares flashlights blan kets bottled water snacks a first aid kit and a mobile phone in your vehicle for breakdown situations AAA Texas adds the following tips Get plenty of rest before hitting the road Allow extra time to reach your destination Determine your route ahead of time Secure children in safety seats as required by law and keep a pil low in the car so children can sleep comfortably Pack special snacks and toys that are appropriate for invehicle use HERALDZEITUNG Published on Sunday mornings and weekday mornings Tuesday through Saturday by the New Bnmnfels Hemld Zeitung USPS 377880 707 Landa or Drawer 311328 New Braunfels Comal County Texas 781311328 Periodical postage paid by the New Braunfels HemldZeitung 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 6 am Tuesday through Friday and by 7 Saturday and Sunday can call 830 6259144 POSTMASTER Send address changes to the New Braunfels HemldZeitung Drawer 311328 New Braunfels Tx 781311328 ST 1A ask the children Can you pray and Have you been good The good children received candy arid treats but bad children got coal potatoes or switches St Nick is kind of the forerun ner of Santa Claus and sort of reports back to Santa the Sophienburg St Nicholas said It may be a little confusing for kids but when they hear the story they understand the Children who attended this years Sophienburg event fell into solemn silence as New Braunfels Independent School Board trustee Bette Spain described how St Nicholas rapped on doors When three loud raps broke the silence of the serene gathering the children who were spread across the floor in storytime for mation turned nervously to look in the direction from which the sound came St Nicholas stomped in with a linen sack in hand switches and candy cane s poking out Wide eyes followed him across the room and younger children waited for the older children to go toward the tall redrobed man first More than once the Sophienburg St Nicholas has rec ognized the child timidly approaching him and he has used that to his advantage If he knows their parents he asks how they are if he knows the child he shares a detail that only the real St Nicholas could know Theyll run back and go Mama mama he knows I have him believing one more the Sophienburg St Nicholas said PreChrishnas Trunk Show and Sale Open 5 Days Only December 19 2O 21 22 23 Tuesday Friday and Saturday to Wednesday and Thursday to 290 W San Ahionio Braunfex Performing Arts Theatre foyer New Btaonfels Phone 830 6063285 Featuring 10 K 14 K 18 K Gold Sterling Silver Jevvelry Diamond and Gemstone Jewelry Great gift selediore and price ranges from stocking stuffers to the Christmas gift of your dreams Insured Quarterly Notes clue 20 and Drrrmltrr I OBITUARIES GOMEZ Felicitas Gomez age 71 of New Braunfels passed away Friday Dec 22 2000 at the Colonial Manor She was born on Feb in New Braunfels to Jose Gonzales and Eulalia Sanchez Gonzales She was a member of the Hosanna Baptist Church She is survived by her daughter Qlga Gomez son Marcos Gomez ft two grandchil dren Chris Gomez and Carrie Gomez sisters Maria Hernandez Lucia Pena and her husband Romeo Consuelo Young and her husband Frank and Lee Campos and Gilbert brother Eugenio Gonzales and his wife Lusia Funeral services are scheduled for 2 Saturday Dec at the Zoelltr Funeral Home Chapel Interment to follow at the Guadalupe Valley Memorial Park Cemetery Visitation at 10 Zoeller Funeral Home PILLOT Funeral arrangements are pend ing at Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home in New Braunfels for Madalin T Pillot who passed away at McKenna Memorial Hospital on Friday Dec at the age of 82 years Mrs Pillot was born on Nov Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home in New Braunfels DEVASSIE Funeral arrangements are pend ing at Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home in New Braunfels for Charlie Mae DeVassie who passed away at her residence in New Bwunfels on Friday Dec at the age of 90 years Mrs DeVassie was born on Feb 14 1910 Retell The following advertising deadlines have been changed because ot the Christmas and New Years holidays Claawifted Dteptoy Advertising Deadlines Dele ot Publication HeraMZeUung HmkKMung HweUZdlung HeraJdZettung HenJdZeHung HeraUZeflung HeraldZetag Upstream HeraldZeltung HeraldZellung HereUZetung Edition HeraldZellung Upstream HereWZellung HeraUZettung HeretiZeHung HeraldZeilung HeraldZeilung Upebeam HeialdZettung HeraUZaHung HeraldZettung Wednesday December 20th Wednesday December 20lh Thurtdey December 21st Friday December 22nd Tueedey December 26th Tuesday December 26th Wednesday December 27th Wednesday December 27ih Wednesday December 27tti Thursday December 28th Friday December 28th Tueedey January 2nd Clawiflwd Unas Ad Advertising Deadlines Thursday December 2lsl 3 Thursday December o 3 Tuesday December 26th O 12 p m Wednesday December 27th O 12 p m Thursday December 28m 8 Thursday December 26ih O 10 a m Thursday December 2aih a 12 Thursday December 28th 3 p m Thursday December 2Blh 3 p m Tuesday January 2nd a 12 Wednesday January 3id 12 Thursday January 4lh 012pm Tuesday December 26th Wednesday December 27th Wednesday December Thursday December 28th Friday December 28th Saturday December 30th Sunday December 31 si Tuesday January 2nd Wednesday January 3rd Wednesday January 3rd Thursday January 4lh Friday January 5m Data ol Publication Tuesday December 26th Wednesday December 27th Wednesday December 27th Thuradsy December 28th Friday December 29lh Saturday December 30th Sunday December 31st Tuesday January 2nd Wednesday January 3rd Wednesday January 3rd Thursday January 4th Friday January 5th 707 Unda Brwnfela TMM 78130 INDIANA GAS A Vectren Company Quarterly Notes IQ Indiana Gas Company Inc is offering the above securities to the public on or around December 22 2000 Anticipated Features Estimated Yield December 15 2015 December 16 2030 AAAraled by Standard Poors and Aaarated by Moodys and Insured by AMBAC as to the timely payment of principal and interest but not market Edward D Jones is pleased to be the lead managing underwriter for this offering For further information and a copy of the prospectus call or stop by today IQ Noles is a servire mark of Edward Jones These notes are being issued off a slulf registration and are offered This ad shall not constitute an oflWto sell or the soTfthafton of an offer to buy irifthalt there be any sale of these securities in any state in which such offer solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such slate Mary Cunningham 1551 N Walnut The Oaks New Braunfels TX Edward D Jones 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