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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 7, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas Cowboys tearing to cope without Sherrard, Page 9 New Braunfels Vol 134 No 152Stammtisch Friday August 7. "987 25 Cents One Section i6Page: Some ol the residents along River Road dropped bs here this week to publicly express their thanks to the volunteers and members of Friends for Rivers who spent time in the hot sun to clean up that roatl We wish to express our gratitude tor your hard work in picking up the un necessary trash on the <Guadalupe River Road in the 12 mile area Thank you and hope it stays clean Residents of River Road Friends for Rivers plans another River Road clean up soon Stay tun ♦*<1 (or details New Braunfels Presbyterian Church \ outh (Jroup is hosting a i ar wash Saturday from * to 4 at The Plant Haus at *♦ <*■ \ Walnut Proceeds from the event will help these teens pay tor their spring nils Mon trip to Mexico County Judge Fred Clark and New Braunfels Mayor (ieorge Prien have proc laimed August In 2 a" Multiple Sclerosis Week The Uh al chapter of the Multiple Sclerosis Society in conjunction with other chapters is sponsoring a golf tournament Aug l». Tee off time is ll o a rn and you can register at the Panda Park prop shop Aug '♦ I * An account has been set up at Texas Commerce Bank tor those wishing to contribute to the resean h fund ot the MS \ Some JOO cases ut Ms are diagnosed each week and the* disease is Rh* leading crippler of young adults There is no cure vet but research is ongoing ami needs support from all of us lorn Corbin Craig Bushev Mark Hampton and friends will host a clean up along the Comal River Thursday night Aug I Things get going about < p rn at the Float Inn on Mill Street next to the tut** chute The sponsors will have the plastic bags probably food and beverages will t** available at < amp Warms kl* at the end of the enter prise probably at tout ft p m Clean up will (*• along tilt* banks ot the world s shortest river and on the (Nittom ot Hic chant**i with the help of some area scuba divers It all t«*gins at the base of the tut** chute and head downstream to the v amp Okay New Braunfels let s clean up out river Pier** are wooden nickels cir cut at mg around Neve Braunfels and vou should accept one so the 1**H7 VS ut st test Orosi** Opa t arroll I do Holt man c an get hts name ciriulating as welt A ou ll have to find I do to get one Hts office is in executive Hank off Interstate It you bump into Jell Mum! he might know where fie is New Braunfels christian Academy will welcome the general public to their new facility rec . Atis stun Hills Drive at the end of h«*rlit k Lane with an open house from 2 to 4 p rn Sunday Citeek it out It s going to t** a hot weekend vs ult sunny skies and temperatures in the upper *«>s South winds will Im* between lo and is mph skies tonight will be lair witll warm temperatures in the upper 70s and south winds at lo mph Saturday will in* partly cloudy and hot with another high in the upper isis VA mds this weekend also will be from the south at lo to 15 mph The Menu CLASSIFIED    10    15 COMICS    8 CROSSWORD    3 DLAR ABBY    3 OPINIONS    * SPORTS    9 WEATHER................. 2 Area economy may see upswing as commercialprojects happen Bv JOHN KASTNER and JIM WE BRE Stall Writers AN Uh a sagging economy a high unemploy ment rate and a home building market that has sren better times area contractors and lumber suppliers say they feel confident that business rn on the upswing especially n tin* commercial building catagory I nemployment during the month of June was tit percent compared ti* ti 2 percent in May said Gary Seaton office manager of the local Comal and Guadalupe County Texas Coemployment Commission office He at tributes the increase to the number of high school student^ being out of school and st-hon teachers and * ateteria employee" seeking sum mer employ ment Seaton said his workload has increased ever the past two months because of some of the building projects taking place now including renovation and new construction at New Braunfels Central I re Station, a New Braunfels I tidies p..a** prim*, t and const rut Hon of a shopping er*er at the WestDoint Hep perell Mill store VV** are looking at s. *.,• upcoming activity that could generate ; • <>• *■ calling us and asking questions aUiut n* hurries which is positive factor said I "ten/ Baling a loo a contractor with National ll e Hading said the turning point will no doubt come thi" winter and next spring when higher oil prices coupled w ith a sagging«■> anomy push til** larger oil businesses into a mole stable market and a more competitive approach to current till gluts VV hen that happens ti*- said t*»tfi sides <\in operate at a prof ' and can pass Pepperell mall permit valued at $6.4 million A building permit issued last month to AV est Point Pepperell for construction of a lo > KH square foot v*> 42 ’• million factory mai,-out et led July issued permits with construction v allies _,'M> percent ov er those issued in July of I RH*. New Braunfels Planning Department issued Lr. perm *• last month with con st; a. Hon v; lues totaling "7 461 *.26 The S**e PERMITS Page 2 Good advice on beating heat B . DAVID MAY Stat* Writer As the dog lays of August p rev ai. with temperatures approaching 'h* 111* degree mark and humidity levels soaring many who work outdoors and those who enjoy fitness or recreational activities amidst I ti** ** .ii mg heat should I** pr* paf * J *i ***at the heal Those who tall to heed tx at "lr**"" warn mgs arui precautions and esp*** lady those already diagortosed with certain ailments such as heart disease or diai**U*s ar*- like Iv to find themselves in a ho emergency room Medic ai Di rec tot in New Btdun'eis ii said perhup" surpr t**en few heat stf**s and hospital "tail ti He attributed fewer case dec teased river at ?iv its w spital ! F mer gent y Cervices John I* latin agal, ingly there hav* v ictims s4-en tiy I*. Ms - year this year to i h relates to less alcohol consumption Excess alcohol coupled with outdoor activt quickly lehydrates the body and <ii precious fluids and minerals nee*ie Combat ileal It you would tiave askt*d me las Would have told VUU altiul a miilMH ear I "ald Fiannagan at*>ut numbers of heal "tr**-." victims Hut we haven t had that many cases this year Slut ii of the midwest anil southern i*»r lions ut tin* country ha.** been piagu«*d by rising temperatures arni humidity levels that have claimed numerous live" Generally the elderly are tin* most com mon victims of heat related deaths There hav** i**en no heat reiati*d death" this year in Loma! v curdy according to Fiannagan lie added {fiat deaths usually occur when a person is not immediately Heated tor heat stress Both Fiannagan and i omal County Health NurM* Mary Leu Fit**n recommend dnniking suc h commercial products as Gatorade and similar products t**{oi»* dur mg and atter ouhlooi activities Such produc ts they "ay are the t**st tor replenishing tile inidy s water potassium. See HEAT Page 2 1987 Texas Junior Miss program Central Texas contestants garner preliminary awards Shannon Kmbbe Three of the in top high school students in the state received preliminary aw ai cis Thin> day night in the first round of the ink? Texas Blake Warren Junior Miss Program al New Braunfels Civic (enter Preliminary competition in the contest those profits down lo the iniddie-man such as a homebuilder Vou Know that a lot ot this must come from the current and the future administration up in Washington Hading said You know if they want to sir * ghten oui our economy it s go* to come front wo factors keep inflation down and by the same token Keep interest rate" dow n to the bone ' Hading "aid several local Realtors have heard positive response in the last several mon ths involving a massive backlog ot home*" Hading sees that interest as an awfully gooc indication The local lumber market has leveled oft dur mg the pa"t two month' which is a good sign • ha* the loc al lumber cor rad market as See ECONOMY PageCounty road rain damage tops $2 million B, TRAVIS E POLING Correspondent bounty Engineer Mac McCoy reported to ( omal County Commissioners Thursday that weather damage to the county road system ex feeds >2 million McCoy said the heaviest damage has oc curred along River Road tiecause ot water flow and the saturation of the road s base The engineer said one option would U* lo raise portions of the road hut something also needs to he done for a long range solution The problem of damage to all the county roads has been a major concern to the commissioner" since the high water caused bv heavy rains above and below Canyon Lake caused flooding all along the Guadalupe River and the lake Commissioner J L ‘ Jumbo Evans said this sort of thing happens any time the weather turns had In a three-week period you go from a first class road to one with heavy damage And you re talking about hundreds of miles ot roads Evans said Commissioner Ned Craigmiie said he t**lieves the county ought to begin some long range plans for improvement to drainage which may help prevent some of the road damage McCoy "aid he feels that road improvement and maintenance have been going backwards since he started with the road department ami probably before that Commissioner Clyde Jacobs concurs calling the problem with the roads a “JO-year pro blem We're just throwing money at it." said Jacobs McCoy said his department is now in the pro cess ot doing an inventory ot all the county roads The inventory will tie a report on damage and neecessary improvements to all See ROAD Page 2 Julie Lowery with tile theme. When you wish upon a star The magical world of Disney," continues See JUNIOR Page 2NBU offering utility hotline New Braunfels I unties is installing a 24 hour hotline to give local customers a chance to ask questions about their hills in quire about energy conservation measures or just get something off their chests Jim MacDonald NHI s resource management director said he wanted to try the 24 hour service because* he has been speaking to various organizations around town and is continually approached by pee pie w ith questions about the utilities “ A lot of people have something to say about tile utilities We want to hear them We re really concerned about what they’re thinking MacDonald said The 24 hour hotline will be answered by a machine that will give callers a ‘ one minute spiel about NHC and then will allow callers to leave a message the resource manager said lf it abe question) is something we have to research we ll get hack with them in two working days MacDonald said ‘ If they want an answer to a specific question like how to stop infiltration of air or about our air conditioner rebate program or any othei program I can get back with them right away And we can tell them who the board members are " The resource management department is capable of charting a customer s elec trical use during a year so customers can com pare their consumption MacDonald said honestly evaluating utility usage is the only See HOTLINE Page 2 ;