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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 23, 2003, New Braunfels, Texas Page 2A — Herald-Zeitung — Thursday, January 23, 2003Today Contact Features Editor Brian Grant, 625-9144 ext. 222 World Briefly- France, Germany counter U.S. war talk PARIS (AP) — Countering blunt talk of war by the Bush administration, France and Germany on ■ Wednesday defiantly stated they are Committed to a peaceful solution to the ' -Iraq crisis. • “War is not inevitable,” French President Jacques Chirac told a historic joint session of the French and German parliaments. “The only framework for a legitimate solution is the United Nations,” he said to resounding applause from .the more than 900 lawmakers marking 40 years of reconciliation between their once-hostile nations. Earlier, after a joint meeting of the French and German Cabinets, Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder said the two countries “are entirely in ‘ ■ agreement to harmonize our positions more closely in favor of a peaceful solution of the Iraqi crisis.” Chirac said both nations agreed that any decision to attack Iraq should be :, made only by the U.N. Security , Council, after U.N. weapons inspectors have reported their findings. . ■ Rescuers dig in rubble after Mexico quake kills 25 , COLIMA, Mexico (AP) — Emergency crews dug into piles of collapsed cement and brick Wednesday to reach victims trapped by a powerful earthquake that killed at least 25 people, crumpling walls like paper, turning brick into powder and leaving steel reinforcement bars scattered like straws. At least 300 people were injured in the 7.8 magnitude quake that hit west-, em Mexico, civil defense officials said. Among the dead were a 90-year-old man crushed by a falling lamppost in the Colima state town of Tbcoman and a 1-year-old girl killed by a collapsing brick ceiling in neighboring Jalisco state. President Vicente Fox flew to Colima on Wednesday, where he spoke with state officials and toured the disaster area. “Let everyone in Colima know that we are with them,” he said upon arrival. Texas Lotto SATURDAY $40 million 01-15-19-39-45-51 WEDNESDAY $53 melton 17-25-28-40-42-46 Contact Us HERALD-ZEITUNG 707 Landa St., New Braunfels, TX 78130 (830) 625-9144, fax (830) 625-1224 Doug Toney, Editor and Publisher Ext. 201, Gary E. Maitland, Managing Editor Ext. 220, Heather Grant, Business Manager Ext. 202, Lisa Schreier, Composing Manager Ext. 205, Henry Coello, Commercial Printing/Information Systems 625-5232, hcoelk) © Arnold Wiggins, Production Manager (830) 625-5232, David Gehret, Circulation Manager Ext. 228, Courtney Abernathy, Advertising Manager Ext. 208, For classified advertising, call 625-9144 ext. 215 For display advertising, call 625-9144 ext. 208. For obituaries, wedding, engagement and anniversary announcements, call 625-9144 ext. 213. For missed or late newspapers, call 625-9144 ext. 229. Community Events ► Birthdays/Anniversaries Happy Birthday to Laura Molenda (19 years) and Myrtle Weyel. Happy Anniversary to Rodney and Ton! Cameron (21 years). To have a birthday or anniversary listed here, call 625-9144. ►Schools NEW BRAUNFELS ISD ■ Special Olympics state competition for bowling in Austin ■ NBMS girls basketball vs. Smithson Valley ■ Seele Elementary Family Fun Night, 6 p.m. COMAL ISD ■ Workshop for New Teachers, 4 p.m. ■ Board of Trustees Meeting, 6 p.m. ■ SVHS Financial Aid Seminar ►Live Music SAENGERHALLE, 255 Saengerhalle Road; 625-HALL (4255) Today — Downliners, 7 p.m., no cover Thursdays — Fat Thursdays, no cover, free food CHEATHAM STREET WAREHOUSE, 119 Cheatham, San Marcos; (512) 353-3777 Today — HoneyBrowne UPTOWN PIANO BAR, 295 E. San Antonio, 620-7600 Thursdays — Paul Schaffen-berger RILEY’S TAVERN, 8894 FM 1102, Hunter 78132; (512) 392-SI 32 Thursdays — Karaoke ROLLIN ON THE RIVER, An Oldies Saloon and Grill, FM 306 and 2673, Canyon Lake; (830) 907-3535 Thursdays — Open mic night TAVERN IN THE GRUENE, 830 Gruene Road; (830) 608-0438 Today — Frank NeVille and Ryan Bingham HANGIN’ TREE SALOON, 18424 2nd St., Bracken, (210) 651-5812 Thursdays — Karaoke, 7:30 to 11:30 p.m. cuss the state of Texas Academic Excellence Indicator System. The AEIS is a way that the state determines if a school is successfully teaching the students that the school serves. Parents and community members are invited. THE NEW BRAUNFELS CONSERVATION SOCIETY meets at 7:30 p.m. today at Forke Store. Alton Rahe will speak on his book “History of Sattler and Mountain Valley School, Comal County, Texas 1846-1964.” Call 629-2943 for information. NEW BRAUNFELS MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS (MS) Support Group meets at Ryan’s Family Steak House in New Braunfels at noon today. For information contact Don at 210-566-3053. ►Heads up Photo submitted Memorial Elementary students (from left) Kamryn Byars, Suzanne Cunningham, Karli Flores and James Lewis led the opening ceremonies before the New Braunfels Independent School District board meeting Tuesday night. ►Clubs and Events 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 11:30 a.m. to noon Monday through Friday. Suggested donation is $1.25. Call Rita at 629-1751 to make reservations 24 hours in advance. Free transportation to site to eat; Thursday is Bingo with prizes. FRATERNAL ORDER OF EAGLES host smoke-free bingo at 7 p.m. Thursdays at 207 E. South St. in New Braunfels. MARION ISD COMMUNITY LIBRARY hosts storytime for children ages 3 and 4 at 10 a.m. every Thursday at the library. THE NEW BRAUNFELS ELKS LODGE 2279 meets at 7:30 p.m. at the Elks Lodge on the first and third Thursdays of each month. For information call the Elks Lodge at 625-5217. THE KIWANIS CLUB meets every Thursday, at noon, at Ryan’s Steak House on Hwy. 81. The public is invited. For information call 609-4764. CANYON LAKE NOON LIONS meet at noon at the Canyon Lake Golf Club on the first and third Thursday of each month. CLASSES IN GERMAN sponsored by the German-American Society take place from 6:30 to 7:45 p.m. Thursdays for children 8 through 12, beginning, adults and intermediate. For information, call 620-6787 or 660-0437. EAGLES AUXILIARY NO. 2999 will have an ongoing quilting session from 8:30 am to 3:30 p.m. today at the hall. THE FRIENDS OF GUADALUPE RIVER and Honey Creek Board meets at 6:30 p.m. today. General meeting begins at 7 p.m. in the amphitheater building, Guadalupe River State Park. For information call (210) 520-6412, or (830) 438-2656. MOUNTAIN VALLEY SCHOOLS plan a public meeting/breakfast at 8 a.m. today in the Mountain Valley Intermediate School library to dis- A dine-in or take-out charity fundraiser dinner is scheduled in the KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL 4183 Hall, 111 Landa Street, from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 24. Barbecue with all the trimmings including dessert, coffee and/or tea will be served. Cost is $ 6.50. Tickets may be purchased in advance or at the door. Contact Bill Brown at 608-0198 for tickets or information. SUPERBOWL PREGAME BASh is offered by the New Braunfels Parks and Recreation Department from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday at the Landa Recreation Center. Free to residents, $2 for nonresidents. Under the age of 10 must be accompanied by parent or responsible adult. Call 608-2167. NEW BRAUNFELS LADIES AUXILIARY VFW 7110 win host a Soup-er Bowl Party at 4 p.m. Sunday at the Post Home, 600 Peace Ave. Enjoy the game on a wide-screen TV. Acfrnission is two cans of soup per person to be donated to the SOS Food Bank. A potluck supper win be conducted during halftime. THE NEW BRAUNFELS REPUBLICAN WOMEN’S annual membership dinner features the Rev. Buckner Fanning as guest speaker. Officers will be installed. The event begins at 6 p.m. Monday at the New Braunfels Civic Center, 380 S. Seguin Ave. Tickets are $15 for the dinner and speaker, or $5 to just hear the speaker. For reservations call 629-1760. Weather Digest Thursday, Jan. 23 forecast tor daytime conditions, high/low temperatures ►Today’s forecast Houston 43*725° j Brownsville 54740° © 2003 AocuWeather, hic.__  2 o    rn rn    st* *+ *    ft    it    *    v    v Sunny Pt Cloudy Cloudy Showers T-storms Rain Flurries    Snow Ice Via AmocukxJ Profit Arrests Law enforcement officers in Comal County charged the following between Jan. 21 and Jan. 22: Shawn M. Ballard, 19, Canyon Lake, failure to appear/possession of less than 2 ounces of marijuana. Stephen P. Black, 37, Atkins, parole TODAY    TONIGHT Partly cloudy    Mostly clear Highs upper 40s Lows upper 20s Rain: None    Rain: None NE wind, 15 mph NE wind, 10 mph ►Extended outlook Friday — Partly cloudy, Highs in the upper 40s. Friday night — Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Saturday — Cloudy with a slight chance of rian or drizzle. Highs in the lower 50s. Sunday — Cloudy with a slight chance of rian or drizzle in the morning. Then partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s and highs in the lower 60s. Monday — Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the mid 60s. Tuesday — Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the mid 60s. ►Water Hows Edwards Aquifer 693.7 ft. Comal River 442 cfs Canyon Dam inflow 533 cfs Canyon Dam outflow 300 cfs Canyon Dam lake level 910.36 ft. above mean sea level NBU Pumping Report Surface water 5.706 million gallons Well water 0.379 million gallons ► Polen counts Molds.................................low Mountain Cedar very high (Provided    courtesy of Dr. Frank Hampel) ►Sunrise/Sunset Sunrise.....................'.    7:27    a.m. Sunset ....................6:03 p.m. violation. James A. Bruner, 17, New Braunfels, assault (threat). Christopher Copeland, 26, San Antonio, motion to revoke probation/aggregated theft. Zenia Guerrero, 33, New Braunfels, theft by check between $20 and $500. Donna B. Hall, 48, Magnolia, theft by check between $20 and $500. Fernando Ortiz, 32, San Antonio, no driver’s license. Daniel R. Settle, 22, Canyon Lake, motion to revoke probation/manufacture or delivery of between 1 and 4 grams of a controlled substance, penalty group 1. Teresa C. Urias, 22, New Braunfels, theft by check between $20 and $500, failure to maintain financial responsibility (2 counts), violation of promise to appear.un im Parent Organizations Community Organizations Clubs • Events* Meetings Sports • Stories • Great Deals CATCH IT ALL EACH MORNING! Call 625-9144 to subscribe today! New BraunfelsHerald-ZeitungTexas Native LandscapeIt's that time of year again to trim your treqs *V6 # Trim Shrubs # Clean ©ut & Mulch Beds # Includes WI 0# and Dump Fees830-625-7407 ^Curtis E. Paris _ 830-620-8668 ;