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   New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 3, 2011, New Braunfels, Texas                                 12 I Wednesday, August 3, 2011 | herald-zeitung.com  coins  to strike gold  ByJtntCooNdgt  The Hwald-Zeitiing To tht' International Coin ( ollec tors Association, the term "golH-digger" has a (f)riif)left’ly different meaning.  f rom a.m to 6 p.m. tivrough rri(lay at (Comfort Suites, 14n‘) l- r> North, res-iflonts ar(' invited to bring ( oins, vv.Uthes, goifi and silver s( ra()s, jevveiry and more tor rcvii'vv liy ex|x‘rt coin sf)e-(ialists in hopes of receiving money lor possc’ssions.  Intorn.itlonaI ( oin ( ollec-  QUIET  Continued from Poge 1  tab* a little* longer.  We l)<iv(* to wait tor Ul* lo inst.ill g.Ues, lights, and (onst.intwarning timing al North Houston Avenue based on i it\ c ounc il Wcinting to k(>t*|) that t ross-mg open, " Ciar/.i said ■W(' (‘xpe( t this infrastru( -lure to ()e install'd within the ii(*\t IH monltis or so."  Work to be done  lor the most part, all < rossmgs will be g(‘lting a one- to tW'o-toot'W id(' median with a six-inth ( uri), Mgnagi* and, in some  tors Assix iation is a billion-dollar corporation that buys valuables from peo()le all over the nation for purchase by c()lle( tors.  ICCA show manager and coin sfXH iaiist ('ameron lack-omin of Austin said Monrlay that one New Braunfels resident received more than $ I,()()() fora Hamilton pc)ck-(*t wat( h,  If you liave something that is just sitting in your home collcH ting dust, why not li(|ui-date it^" lackomin said. "( uriositv is the* first rt’ason  why most people come here. They want to know if they are sitting on a gold mine."  Curiosity is exactly what l)rought Piiul flores, 21> to the sh( )w Tuesday aftern(K)n.  Having acf|uired a coin (ollectii^n harvc‘sfed by his grandlatfier and uncle, Flores wanted to know if his coins were of value.  Although none of F lores' coins received monetary reward, Flores said having the coins reviewed by Jat komin was a Ic'arnin not  ni  ’ experience. >ummed I'm  walking away with nothing," Flores said. "If anything, I have learned what to |(x)k for. I'm going to keep collecting."^ lackomin said key factors in coin collecting include, how many coins were made, the condition of the coin and where the coin was minted. He also advised to never clean the coins to preserve original finisht's.  For information regarding acceptable novelty it(‘ms and possible valuanles, visit Comfort Suites or call (217) 787-7767.  LAIJRA McKFNZIE I Corey Ingram nf the International Coin ColleGtors Association holds a Morgan silver dollar on Tuesday.  cas(*s, minor roadway c hanges, Ciarza said.  "The intersection of Hinman Island Drive and Fli/abeth Avc'nue will be rc'designed to allow for better traftic flow, as will the intersec tion of ( hurch Hill and Post Road. The* latter int<*rsc*c tion will also inc lude water and waste* watc'r improvements."  Phase 2 crossings inc lude I ive ( )ak Avenue*, Walnut Avenue and (iru(*ne Koad on Main line* 1 <ind Krueger Avc*nue, I ive Oak, Cjrape Avenue, Hickory Avenue*, Walnut, Santa ( lara Avenue* .incl (iue*nther Avenue on Main I tne* J.  EAA  Continued from Poge 1  Springs II) New Braunlels ,ind San M.ik os Springs m San Mafcns while* allowing .u|intc*r piiinpmg and springs rel.vte'd r<'( reation ,il ac tivilK's to ( ontinuc'.  Vboul $ 1 () would go tow.irj sustaining the Nciuili'f Wan.igement f c'c' Kel)ate Piogram Kui/ said the pioi^r.im, which |)<i\s lebates to muni< ipal and industri.ii use*rs who use Ic'ss than their permittc'd amounts ot wate*r, is claiming a l.irge*r portion ot  i AA's budget.  "We nc'c'd to do som(* thing to ensure the sustain ability of th.it [irogram it It IS to conlinue," he* said.  Ihe* rc'batc* tund is be*ing stressc*d In the 2007 I e*gis lalure-approve*cl inc rease in the* .vmount ot I dwards wate*r th.in c an In* pumped and by growing .uriounts ot water l)(‘ing nurved lo municipal and mdustri,il purposes trom agnc ultur.il purpose's, whic h .lie* not eligible tor the rebate.  The* re*m.iining $M col le*c tC'cl would go to FAA's st.indard ()|)e‘r,vtions buclg c*t, KuÌ7 said.  HEAT  Continued from Page  the* te*m(M*raturc*s wilt Ik* liot-te*r. it )rtx asts for those' areas expe*c t te*m|)eraturc's to soar into the 110 cic'grc'e* range.  "We're on the oute*r edge of tliat. If the* ridge we*re cen-te*re*d over us, it would be* a difterent story," Sutton said. "It would be* much, much warmer than it is now,"  I le*re, temperature's are* e*xpe*cte'd to reach into the' low lOOs tiuough at least Aug. The* NWS issue*d a S )ecial hc’at ,)dvisC)ry Tues-c av, warmngof ne*ar rc*cord te'mpc'rature’s and excessive rnid afternoon heat indic c's tli.it could reach be*tween IDS and 110 de'gre*e*s for the Hill ( ounlry and South ( entrai Texas through at le*ast Frid.iy.  Sulton said thc’rc's nothing on the rad.ir that will ke'C'i) th.il ridge trom moving trom its pi'ic h and allowing rain to blow' in trom the* (kilt (O.ist.  "Il cl(K*sn t look like any thing is going to dc'velop," she s,vid. " ’here* is ,i possi bilit\ something will, but the modc'ls won't pick up on that until it has a c hanc e to dc'vc’lop."  Sutton pointe'd to last wcH'k's we.ik tropic al stonn, v\liich only made it as tar north .IS Brownsvilk" Ix'fore* it  LAURAMcKENZIE l Hefald Zeitung  Drew Gonzalez, 10, spends part of Tuesday afternoon relaxing in the Guadalupe River Drew and his family found a shady spot to escape from the brunt of the summer sun under the Common Street bridge.  shearc'd af).irt and dissijwtcHl into northe*rn Mexico.  "As scK)n as it hit the* verv hot and dry .lir, it |ust feil apart," slie* said. "lJnle*ss the* ridge ot higli pressure* shifts slightly to the* north or to the* (Mst and we ge*t on the* bottom of it, then «tropical moisture) c ould trac k westward."  lor now, we're* stuc k with those* Dog Days. As with an\ threatcMiing exce*ssive* heat situation, folks are i)emg warnc'd about the* dangers ot heat stroke. Kc'stric t outdoor physic al acttvitie»s to the early mornings or e*ve*nings. Those* who  have to be outdoors are urge'd to stay tiydrate*d.  Young childre*n and pc'ts are e'specially susce'ptible to the* overwhc'lming heat. Thc'y should never be* left in vc'hic les tor .my length of time, as interiors can reach Ic'thal te*m[x*raturcs in <i matter of minute*s.  In San Antonio, the all-time* string ot days with TOO cic*gre‘c*s or higher was seven, rc*corclc*d in 2()()(). Incluclc'd in that skein was the* city's all-time hottest tc*m|K*ratureof 111 ck'grees, whic h was re*ac hc*d c>n Se*{)t. S, 2000.  Th.it unfortunately means  the hottc'st wcMther could be ye*t to c ome for the re*gion.  It re*ac he*d 104 de*gre‘e's in New Brauntc'ls on Monday, ,ind te’mjK'ratures this we>ek are fc >reH ast t( > re>tnain alx)ut the s<ime*. We'clne*sd.iy's high is forc'c .1st to be* nc*ar 105 degree's; re*ac h about 104 degrc'es Thursd.iy through Sund.T\ : and be'twe*en 102 and !(H on Monctay and nc'xt Tuesday. Iow'S are* tore-cast to be in the mid-70s each day.  "Fveryone* expec ts summer to Ix'hot,' Sutton said. "But this is a cou[)le c)f dc*gre*es tiottc'r than usual."  ^ A Fine Jewelry Store  Serving this area for over 29 years  Would you go to a hotel room to get your flu shot?  W. Tl)en why take your precious metals to someone just passing through? Ernesto’s is a local, well established and reputable dealer that offers you a safe environment for buying and selling your precious metals.  We will beat any of our competitors prices! •Well Established «Safe Environment  Offering the highest prices on:  •    Diamonds  •    Gold Coins    |B  •    Sterling Silver  •    Estate Jewelry  •    Class Rings  Will buy or trade  r''~ ' ' " '    ---- ■ “■ ■■    '• I “.'■■■-*----L.4—V-.    _ -    . - ----- .«-rrrrr-m-r    f r. I    |- I    i    ...............................i ,i ..i , i -. i, j .r»i- u .-IJI..    >1 i i .....................  WùVe kere^ todoj/, Mui wt' unii    jvr i4uiny tomorrou/^!  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