Friday, April 25, 2003

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 25, 2003, New Braunfels, Texas Page 2A HfeRALDZFJTUNG Friday April TODAY Contact features Editor Brian Grant 6259144 ext 222 JrVorld Briefly Major hospital closed because of SARS BEIJING AP closed a major hospital Thursday and put patients and workers under observation for the SARS virus while across the city anxious residents emptied grocery stores of rice oil and frozen food in a bout of panicbuying The Peoples Hospital of Peking University was the second medical facility to close because of severe acute respiratory syndrome which killed four more people raising Beijings death toll to 39 Nationwide 110 people have died from the dis ease the Health Ministry said The hospital was being disinfected and a university official who would only give his surname Sun said an unknown number of patients and employees were moved for observation to another hospital one of six designated to handle SARS However a sign outside the build ing which was cordoned off with police tape said everything inside from patients to equipment was being kept there to stem the spread of the SARS virus Garner aims for operating government next week BAGHDAD Iraq AP Iraqs American administrator said Thursday he hopes to get government ministries up and running by late next week and if necessary well buy the furniture for them in this looted and burnedout capital Jay Garner said little however in his first Baghdad news conference about the potentially explosive issue of naming a top political leadership for Iraq In a possible sign of trouble an important Shiite Muslim cleric said that sects highest authority would refuse to meet with the Americans In Baghdad electricity was only slowly being restored Supplies of clean pumped water dependent on electric power remained largely cut off Almost all shops remained closed In a still mostly lawless city looters picked at buildings not yet emptied of fixtures and merchandise Texas Lotto SATURDAY million 040527323951 WEDNESDAY million Contact Us HERALDZEITUNG 707 Landa New Braunfels TX 78130 830 6259144 fax 830 6251224 Doug Toney Editor and Publisher Ext 201 doug.toney@heraldzeitung.com Gary E Maltland Managing Editor Ext 220 gmaitland@heraldzeitung.com Heather Grant Business Manager Ext 202 hgrant@heraldzeitung.com Lisa Schreier Composing Manager Ext 205 lschreier@heraldzeitung.com Henry Coello Commercial Systems 6255232 hcoello@heraldzeitung.com Arnold Wiggins Production Manager 830 6255232 Craig Pauling Circulation Manager Ext 228 Courtney Abernathy Advertising Manager Ext 208 cabernathy@heraldzeitung.com For classified advertising call 6259144 ext 215 For display advertising call 6259144 ext 208 For obituaries wedding engagement and anniversary announcements call 6259144 exl 213 For missed or late newspapers call 625 9144 ext 229 Community Events Happy Birthday to David Nazworth 9 Cindy Wiktar and Ruben Ortiz Happy Anniversary to Frank and Pam Capps and Brian and Michelle Hubertus 11 To have a birthday or anniversary listed here call 6259144 KJIubs and Events NEW BRAUNFELS ISO NBHS Unicom band trip to Dallas Memorial Elementary first and second grade field day at NBHS Youth Leadership New Braunfels closing retreat Camp Travis NBMS Student Council dance 7 to 10 COMAL ISO Academic pentathlon competi tion KJIubs and Events THE LOWIMPACT DANCE AEROBICS CLASS takes place at Mondays Wednesdays and Fridays at Seele Parish House The class consists of a cardiovascular work out strength training with light weights stretching and relax ation For information call 625 9295 KAFFEE KLATSCH bereave ment support group meets from 10 to every Friday For information call 6257500 NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS meets at daiiy and at noon every day except Saturday at the 24hour club at 1142 Eikel COMMUNITY COUNCIL OF SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS at 300 Laurel Lane hosts lunch for those 60 years and older in the Laurel Plaza Community Room from to noon Monday through Friday Suggested dona tion is Call Rita at 629 1751 to make reservations 24 hours in advance Free trans portation to site to eat YOUTH LEADERSHIP NEW BRAUNFELS class of 2003 grad uation is scheduled for 6 today in the New Braunfels High School cafeteria Tickets are and available at the chamber office or online at Call 6252385 for information CHURCH WOMEN OF COMAL COUNTY has scheduled the spring luncheon to benefit the Share Our Sustenance Food Bank in New Braunfels at noon today at the First Protestant Church Family Life Center Tickets are available at the door Bring a canned food item Call 6256774 for information THE Seniors and Law Enforcement Together meets at today at the Comal County Sheriffs Office Persons interested in obtaining information on pre venting scams fraud and abuse of The MidTexas Symphony com pletes its 25th anniversary season with its annual Pops concert beginning at 4 May 4 in the New Braunfels Civic Center The high light will be the per formance by the 2003 MidTexas Symphony Society Young Artist Competition winner violinist Zhan Shu For information and ticket purchase call 830 3728089 in Seguin or 629 0336 in New Braunfels Photo submitted seniors are invited to attend Call 6255416 for information Meads Up SATURDAY AN AARP DRIVER SAFETY COURSE will be held at Saturday at the Canyon Lake Action Center at 1917 FM 2673 Sattler This refresher course is for all licensed drivers regardless of age Cost is Membership in AARP is not required to attend Certificate of completion of this eighthour course makes one eligi ble for an auto insurance discount To register early call 2324 Class size limited to 35 indi viduals For information call Bob Botcher at 830 4382839 THE FIFTH ANNUAL BARBECUE COOK OFF spon sored by the Canyon Lake Chamber of Commerce is sched uled from 10 to 9 Saturday at the River Valley Raft Company on River Road in Canyon Lake Advanced tickets are Call 830 9642223 THE CIBOLO BOWLING CLUB 601 Main St In Cibolo conducts its annual Supper and Bowling Tournament Saturday and Sunday Old Timers1 compete at 10 am and noon Saturday Pot bowling will be at and 9 Saturday and at 2 and Sunday Call 210 5667504 or 210 6593988 FLOYD COLLINS SCHOLAR SHIP FUND BENEFIT sponsored by Smithson Valley FFA is sched uled from 6 to midnight Saturday at Anhalt Cost is for adults in advance at the gate Children 10 and younger are admit ted free with purchase of one adult ticket Call 830 8855040 SUNDAY THE SCHUMANNSVILLE CEME TERY ASSOCIATIONS annual meeting is at 4 Sunday at the cemetery Bring lawnchairs For infor mation call 6253028 THE NEW BRAUNFELS COMMUNfTY CHORALE performs at 4 Sunday at the Brauntex Performing Arts Theatre The America Sings program will be directed by Ann Hair and accompa nied by Jo Ann Lemmon Tickets are and are available at Johnson Furniture ChinanThings Brauntex and from chorale MAY1 NEW BRAUNFELS CLASS OF 199310year reunion will be con ducted at June 7 at John Newcombe Tennis Ranch Cost is before May 1 Log onto or call Brandi at 830 6242650 MAY THE CANYON MUSIC BOOST ERS AWARD BANQUET is sched uled at May 7 at the New Braunfels Civic Center Dinner tickets are adults students No tick ets available at the door Call 620 1715 or 6092687 for tickets and information Weather Digest Friday April 25 forecast for daytime conditions temperatures forecast Water flows o TODAY Mostly sunny Highs upper 80s Rain none NEwind 10mph outlook TONIGHT Mostly clear Lows mid 50s Rain none NE wind 5 mph Edwards Aquifer ft Comal River 405 cfs Canyon Dam Inflow 413 cfs Canyon Dam outflow 200 cfs Canyon Dam lake level ft above mean sea level NBU Pumping Report Surface water million gallons Well water million gallons Sunny PI Cloudy Cloudy Showers Tatomis Rain Flurries Snow Ice Via Associate Saturday Partly cloudy Highs in the mid COUdtS 80s Sunday Partly cloudy Lows in the mid 60s Highs in the mid 80s Monday Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of show ers Lows in the mid 60s Highs in the mid 80s Tuesday Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain Lows in the upper 60s Highs in the lower 80s Wednesday Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms Lows in the mid 60s Highs in the lower 80s Molds Oak Pecan hackberry mul Provided courtesy of Dr Frank Hampel Arrests Law enforcement officers in Comal County charged the following between April 21 and April 22 Michael T Atkins 48 San Antonio assault causing bodily injury Shawn H Ayers 24 Devine motion to proceed with of a building motion to proceed with adjudica causing bodily injury James Q Cancino 18 Castroville motion to revoke while intoxicated Elliot S Davis 22 New Braunfels causing bodily injury John R Grover 38 Universal City motion to revoke caus ing bodily injury David S Jennings 35 Canyon Lake assault causing bodily injury to family member Christopher M Landin 40 Canyon Lake possession of an alcoholic bever age in a motor vehicle Bias D Leija 33 San Antonio failure to while intoxicated Latesha M McElroy 25 Spring Branch theft by check between and Victor C McNeil 24 New Braunfels disregarding no passing zone striping failure to appear Juan Rodriguez III 26 New Braunfels failure to maintain financial responsibility 3 counts failure to insurance expired license plates violation of promise to appear Thomas R San Miguel 26 New Braunfels driving while license suspend ed Conrad C Valero 39 New Braunfels motion to of less than 1 gram of a controlled substance penalty group 1 Jaime Vasquez 22 San Marcos speeding 80 mph In a 55 mph zone failure to appear Gene R Wright 66 Canyon Lake parole violation George T Yancey 28 Smlthville fail ure to while Intoxicated Norms A Ybarra 25 San Antonio failure to maintain financial responsibili ty no drivers license unsafe lane change Martin P Zuniga 35 Seguin theft by check between and UidHUUm TiuuMitM IM 8306068011