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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 2, 2004, New Braunfels, Texas FORUM COULTER jSyndieated columnist Ann ICoulter laments the fight against kludge Ray Moore and the Ten iCommandments 4A SPORTS MAKING WAVES New Braunfels Canyon high school swimmers Stremel and Lucas hope to qualify for state championships Page SA Co5taf Coumv 12 pages 2 sections CLICK Mostly cloudy High Low 74 63 Details IB Ethan Blane Lindsay Ethan Blane NBs first baby of 2004 By Dylan Jimenez Staff Writer After a neckandneck race Ethan Blane Lindsay was the first baby born in 2004 at McKenna Memorial Hospital Kristi Lindsay gave birth at Ethan was21 inches long and weighed 8 pounds and 1 ounce About an hour after Ethan was born a girl was born in a nearby room The two mothers were in labor all Wednesday morning Ethans father Lynn said the fun and excitement of the race to have the first baby of 2004 added a little pressure to the labor Ethan was originally due Christmas pay Then the date was pushed back to New Years Eve The prospective labor kept the Lind says on baby watch NewYears Eve Lynn said About Wednesday Ethan to get than 14 hours Kristi and Ethan were exhausted Kristi said Ifs been a long Lynn added Ethan is the first grandchild of Larry and Sue Schwab Im just tickled hes Larry said We are very Ethan will be taken home wrapped in a white flannel stocking made by the Texas Iota Master Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi Jeanette Felger club member who made the stocking is friends with Larry and Sue Its really nice to make the stocking for someone you Felger said DAVID JEthan Blane Lindsay the first baby born tat McKenna Hospital in 2004 is the first child for Kristi and Lynn Lindsay FRONT and CENTER After surviving World War II bomber pilot Bob lays says A DAVID World War II pilot Bob lays waits for fellow veterans Barney Bartels and Stanley Kohlenberg to arrive for their weekly gettogether to talk about the war fishing and hunting y y Fascination with planes led lays to flight school By Scott Mahon Staff Writer Bob lays was just 23 years old when he flew his first B 24 bomber mission over Germany in 1944 By early 1945 he had flown 35 missions and logged more than 700 hours as a B24 pilot World War II ended in May 1945 y Tays said every day hes lived since has been an extra Iwo out of three men who went over there didnt come Tays said Wednesday on the patio behind his home in New Braunfels Tays chainsmoked cigarettes while waiting for two oth er World War II veterans Barney Bartels and Stanley Kohlenberg The three men get together every week at Tays home to talk about the war fishing and hunting A large man Tays looked at some old World War II photos of his B24 crew members and tried to put on his old leather bomber jacket which was too small Im the tall skinny kid in this he said with a laugh as he pointed to a group of uniformed young men in a worn out blackandwhite photo taken in Havana Cuba in 1944 As he reminisced about his war experiences there was a mix of modesty and pride in his voice See TAYS Page 3A I NEVER GOT INJURED BUT I WOULDNT DO IT AGAIN FORA MILLION DOLLARS Bob Tays World War II veterans Bob Tays left Barney Bartels and Stanley Kohlenberg share donuts and a laugh while reminiscing about old times Above Tays back row third from left with his grew in 1944 Keep kids safe when surfing the Internet NET feel uncom Surf the Internet with Make sure children Place the not to agree to a facetoface in a visible location in a public with someone they meet Establish rules Internet including is avail at the Teach children not to give personal jnfornwtion gsnfiraJ8 Website cyber crime Instruct to respond or chat thai By Dylan Jim6nez Staff Writer The Internet can be a tun and educa tional medium for children But unsupervised children can put themselves in dangerous situations with just a few clicks of the mouse There recently were seven indict ments in Bastrop of adults trying to lure girls into sexual situations said Andy Shaw SBC Communications spokesman Comal County has had its own such cases A case in progress involves an Austin man who came down to visit a SmUh son Valley Middle School child More computers are sold in January than in any other month Shaw said SBC one of the countrys largest DSL providers with 3 million customers has developed an online computer game that teaches children how to avoid Internet danger The elementary level game is available at The online game addresses one of the most frightening Internet Thfi game teaches children not to give out their personal infomiaiioa See WTiaHIT Page 3A Look in the FH ft for our
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