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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 9, 2001, New Braunfels, Texas American Profile Unique holiday gift ideas straight from the LEISURE This Week Festtage 2001 13KAUNFELS Lifestyle Different cultures have different C SUNDAY December 2001 PllKcs in 5 sections HERALDZEITUNG 151 23 Serving New Braunfels and Comal County since 1852 SV headed to state finals JESSIE The Smithson Valley Rangers won the state semifinals Saturday in See the Bush presses domestic agenda BY LAWRENCE KNUTSON Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON President Bush said Saturday that his domestic agenda is blocked in the closely divided Senate and pressed for quick passage of lagging While the Republicanled House has already acted on patients education and federal financing for reli gious the narrowly divided Senate has Bush complained in his weekly radio On issue after he The House has The Senate has Democrats control the Senate by a sin gle I know that the Senate is closely divided among Republicans and Bush but the Ameri can people expect the Senate and its lead ers to find a way to work together and bridge the Now is not the time for partisan pol BUSH Now is the time for lie Its time to The president said he discovered at a town hall meeting in Florida last week that the public is worried that elected officials will be slow to act on those issues because they lack a direct tie to the antiterrorism I heard hardworking people sny theyre worried about losing their jobs or seeing their hours he As we wage war against Americans made it clear they are also See Kids get Lions1 share Club gives local children money to shop for families BY BILL FRISBIE Staff Writer Smithson Valley Middle School student Shawn Shelton admits he has never Christmas shopped for But given the chance to purchase presents for family members courtesy of the New Braunfels Breakfast Lions Shelton joined 44 local children at WalMart Supercenter 1209 Interstate 35 as part of the clubs annual Kids Christmas For 15 Breakfast Lions Club members have combined with area mer chants and community volunteers to add holiday cheer to children who may not otherwise have a good Larry Breakfast Lions Kids Christmas chair CHRIS Dean of the New Braunfels Breakfast Lions and his wife Patsy help Jasmine Miller right and Siobhaim Martinez wrap presents Saturday in the breakroom at The Breakfast Lions Club took kids on their annual shopping trip to buy Christmas presents for their Children were provided with a cash card in order to purchase dis taxfree Christmas We find that these kids are really frugal shop Phillips Most of them buy gifts for every one except for Without theyd have a pretty light WalMart Supercenter provided wrapping popcorn and the space for a hot dog There was even an appearance from Santa There was no secret to Sheltons Christmas pur chases or his shopping I got Pokemon high lighters for my a bowl for my cat and doggie treats for my German he Its more fun to shop for my dog and New Braunfels Community Service staff See Afghan leader calls on his people to join hunt BY KATHY GANNON Associated Press Writer with photographs of wanted Marines scoured the roads of southern Afghanistan on Saturday for Taliban and alQaida leaders who might have slipped out of Kandahar as the former ruling militia abandoned its Kandahar was reported to be with the rival armed groups that replaced the Taliban jockeying for con trol of key parts of the city and occa sionally exchanging Talks were reportedly under way to set up a civil administration and avoid an explosion of factional Tribal speaking by telephone from said more than 200 Arabs loyal to Osama bin Laden were still holding out at the Kandahar airport and refusing to Afghanistans new interim leader called on the Afghan public to join the hunt for bin Laden and supreme Tal iban leader Mullah Mohammed See County Clerk incumbent says her job not done yet BY RON MALONEY Staff Writer tol Comal County Clerk Joy Streater announced Friday she will seek a third term in 1 enjoy my job and Im not done yet said who is a The filing period for candi dates for county offices ends at 6 on The primary elections will be conduct ed on March No other candidates so far have announced intention of seeking the county clerks a was appointed to See STREATER The HeraldZeitung would like to thank the following cheer fund contributors William Wetsel Carola McNeil Davis David and Chariine Johnson Nancy Ladshaw Suzanne L Phillips Steven PA Robert and Ruth Alford Send Cheer Fund donations to the HZ at 707 Landa INSIDE Key Code 76 Council considers giving staffers 5 percent pay raises BY BILL FRISBIE Staff Writer The New Braunfels City Council is poised to put some jingle in the pockets of cur rent and future city staff almost in time for Council will consider a salary agreement with Charles Chuck tapped this past Tuesday as counsels unanimous choice for city during exec utive session at Council also will consider whether to raise City Attor ney Charlie Zechs as well as provide a 5 percent costofliving increase for all city A resolution representing the first budget adjustment of the fiscal year calls for council to adopt changes in General Fund expenditures totaling If Whats Up WHAT New Braunfels City Council meeting WHEN executive ses Monday regular session WHERE Meeting Room Municipal 424 Castell ALSO ON THE AGEN DA Final reading of ordi nance to amend zoning statutes for cell tower loca tions NBU proposal for rais ing water rates 8 lowering electric rates 4 per cent consideration of curb side waste recycling pro the action would amend the citys fiscal year 2002 budget to just less than The fiscal year See Rain on the parade CHRIS Lone Star Council of Girl Scouts Troop 571 tries to keep warm and dry Saturday afternoon during the annual Christmas parade in downtown Former NB councilwoman Serold eyeing county post FROM STAFF REPORTS Former New Braunfels City Council member Mary Serold attends every meet ing of commissioners For she has been walking from house to house in talking about issues and collecting more than 500 petition signatures she needed 104 to make a run at the seat being vacated by Moe who will retire next year at the end of his third S n t u r on her 51st birth Serold issued news releases formally SEROLD announc ing her As a city msident of Comul See ;