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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 7, 2001, New Braunfels, Texas                                High school hoops See NEW FRIDAY r 2001 ges in 2 sections gcs m 2 seem HERALDZEITUNG 21 Serving New Braunfels and Coma County since 1852 50 cents County closes on museum purchase BY RON MALONEY Staff Writer Comal County commissioners and other officials toured the New Braunfels Museum of Art and Music Thursday But they werent viewing the quilt collection on loan from the Smithsonian Institution they were looking at their future Comal County and the NBMAM Wednesday closed on the purchase of the museum for The check was written ovit of county to be replaced by certificates of County Judge Danny Scheel said the new facility would address current space needs and poise the county to address additional space needs as necessitated by Well take possession of it in and with a minimal amount of reno hopefully move in around mid the judge The county and the museum now jointly occupy the the former First Federal Savings and Loan ori Main The countys which fronts on Mill is known as the Landa Office It houses the health the Comal Appraisal Dis trict and the purchasing The front half of the which See Pay review committee set to meet BY RON MALONEY Staff Writer Comal County appointed a special committee to help it determine whether its employees are paid enough and to make recommendations for if The committee will begin meeting in January and will prepare recommen dations for county commissioners by May in time for next years budget Commissioners will consider the rec ommendations in the next years bud get process but will not be bound by County David Renken will consider the recommendations when he prepares the 2003 Elected officials salaries and com pensation will not be considered in the See Heraldfell CITIZENS MASS MEETING IS CALLED i A rnass meeting of all u Braunfels and Comay County citizens to deter what is our part in Hevwar was announced is scheduled to be held in New Braunfels High I Gymnasium at 7i30 oclock next Tuesday December by Edward newly ijecled secretary of the Municipal Defense rally will be held the sponsorship of le Municipal Defense Council which following 1pndays declaration of far against Japan met at Hall to complete the steps of its atmg fjj publicofthe of the Council in regards to action of the r in case of actu the entire mer the Defense Council here Walter Walter Alton Walter George August Kr LRennie Wright and Edward 3 E WAR BULLETIN VOLUN TEERS to serye in the newly organizedLOCAL AIRCRAFT WARNING SERVICE was issued this week by County Judge i head 3 At the meeting of the local k Aircraft Warning t on first plans observation posts thrc f out the Frornj posts volunteer obsei will keep a lookout fo 1 unidentified airplane i immediate pnjerceptor Command i ISan Citizens l ishing to volunteer ser urgently i Cou fill If Harbor suryivipr Wally Smith sits in his New watching updates on the 11 attacks on that has been compared with Halblr survivor recalls d bombs feu BY BILL FRISBIE Writer Smith asleep just abbard a naval in Pearl Harbor on Braunfels resident 1 jjt Evert the tliey Itie Second fAbout Hawaii class machinist aboard 183 tlie USS Honolulu di4 took off know what to carriers We frona One hour and two Army what the hell was iadar operators report Smith We didnt know what to ed the invasion but a junior Army officer dis When we got the regarded the word that we were The first bombs were under we dropped on Wheeler By who Who would be about eight miles so crazy to attack an American fleet Our people knew that some thing was out there in from Pearl The sense of surprise See Most wonderful time of year brings sneezes BY BRETT BOUSMAN HeraldZeitung Correspondent The holiday season provides the Hill Country with something besides gifts and family gettogeth Along with the Christmas spirit comes Mountain Cedar Frank Humpel of Central Texas Health said that allergies usually last from late December to When a person is allergic to such as Mountain it is a result of the bodys extra effort in protecting itself against When an allergycausing sub stance enters the white blood cells mistake it as a bodily They begin to perform their task by attacking the cedar Nor mnlly the white blood cells eventually discern that the parti cles are for a person who is allergic to Mountain the See INSIDE The HeraldZeitung thanks these contributors to the Cheer Fund Kenneth and Natalie Shackelford Roger and Norma Schultz Send donations to the HZ at 707 Landa Key Code 76 Town goes awassailing BY BILL FRISBIE Staff Writer New Braunfels will serve no wassail before its But if a record 53 Wassailstops and a crowded Main Plaza were an indica Thursday was the right time to roll out the wassail for the citys ninth Wassail which means to your health is a tra ditional English drink of mulled fruit spices in this whatever secret ingredient local mixologists stirred nonprofit groups and churches were on hand to whet the was sail whistles of several hun dred Just aa impor they wanted to sway the panel of local celebrity judges who awarded the coveted title of 2001 JESSIE Merrymakers gather at the Main Plaza in New Braunfels as the winners of the ninth annual Wassailfest are   

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