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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 14, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas Activities COOPERATIVES BUILDING A BETTER AMERICA ... and a BETTER WORLD cooperative re IWSOMCITV • •(Kl NAM • CAMMON .AM ll HAO A# I AK I TNAVtt • MAKKI! (UU FROM APPLICATION TO INSTALLATION To start the electricity flowing to serve you begin by making prompt application for service Dependable service takes planning and time It could take as long as six weeks PEC engineers are constantly working with our survey crews and other departments to complete your request for service as soon as possible PEC is a constant growing organization— it is people working together for you to provide the most dependable service possible That's our job, our promise to you and our goal To avoid any delays and inconvenience make your application for electric service early Lost Maples trip The Canyon Lake Action ( enter is planning a trip to Lost Maples State Cark for Nov lit Transportation will leave the Action Center at 7 to a m Travellers can expect to be back to Saltier by 6 p in Cost for the trip is $r» for transportation Everyone is welcome Bring your own sack lunch w ith coffee, tea or soda Call Lillian Kosarek at KW 2820 or the Action Center at ‘kit 2824 for reservations Lake Weather Week of Nov. 7 13 Temperatures High...........82,    Nov    11 Low...........49,    Nov.    7 Rainfall..............trace Christmas basket project With less than six weeks until Christmas, work is underway at the Action Center to help those in need during the holidays, The center will act as a clearing house for distribution of Christmas baskets lf your family, church, club or business would like to participate in this community program please call the center Also, if you know of individuals or families who may need extra help during the holiday season. Inflow High . . . 708 cfs . . . Nov. 13 Low .... 455 cfs .... Nov. 10 Outflow High . . . 296 cfs ... all week please contact the center Center open house The Board and volunteer workers of the Action Center thank those attending the Nov. 8 open house Special thanks to Hill Country Caterers who donated an ample sup ply of assorted sandwiches Anniver sary cakes were made by Mrs Carl Both, punch and coffee by ladies of the center It was a pleasant way to celebrate the first year in the new building Lake level High 910.67 Nov. 7 Low .... 909 96 .... Nov 13 NOTE The Army Coips o( Engineers ha6 a 24 hour number <964 33421 to* people wanting current Guadalupe River information Data it updated each morning The conservation pool level in Canyon Reservoir e 909 feet above mean sea level Joe Rogers, Larry Schwab at SVHS reception Rogers, Schwab are honored by SVHS teaching staff By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer While the nation celebrated Veteran’s Day. Monday was designated as Joe Rogers l arry Schwab Appreciation Day to honor the principal and his assistant at Smithson Valley High School Both men were visibly surprised by an early morning reception with cake and juice and a room full of leachers Monday morning • I was told there was trouble in the Homemaking Room and to get down there immediately." Rogers said as he w alked into the ambush I he staff responded with a standing ovation and a verse of Cor lie s A Jolly (iood Fellow." Rogers left the room moments later, and must have used the same "trouble story to excuse Schwab from an on going parent teacher conference When Schwab entered the room, his puzzled face gave way to a big smile He said Mr Rogers told me there was big trouble down here \nd I thought to myself not on a Monday morning Ray Walling SVHS drama teacher, recited this resolu tion to both men Foi your ability todeal with the many problems we heap upon you iii a timely and profressional manner, for your caring and concern for the people of Smithson Valley and this community, for your service above and beyond any job description, and for your ef forts to make Smithson Valley not just a good school hut a great one. the faculty and staff declare Monday, Nov ll. as Joe Rogers Larry Schwab Appreciation Day " "I really don’t know what this is all about.” Rogers said "But I appreciate you folks. B’s fun coming out here every morning, and you help make it that way.” “I’m speechless," Schw’ab said. ‘ I don’t feel I’m deserving. because none of this would he possible without you I rn just trying to do what little I can to make your jobs easier. "This is definitely one of the finest staffs I ve ever worked with They’re all wonderful people, just like one big family." he added The cake, baked by Gay Robertson, was decorated to look like a colorful, first-place ribbon Terry Inselmann put together the plaques, naming both men as the Best Principal and Assistant Principal in Texas." Rogers became principal at Smithson Valley in August 1984 He is the sixth person to fill that seat since the school opened in the fall of 1978 Schwab was hired last July after the resignation of Bill Nicholas Walling, who supervised the Appreciation Day effort. said there really wasn’t a special reason for picking Monday tor the celebration "I guess if I had to find one. it s Veteran’s Day And they're certainly veterans at Smithson Valley by now’." she added LORA praises voters stance on water package Lower Colorado River Authority’s top executive hailed the Nov. 5 voter approval.of the $1.43 billion water plan as helping Texans to keep control of their future water supplies. "Proper long-range planning is essential if we are to have the water we need in the future, and passage of the 2 constitutional amendments gives all Texans the needed tools to do the job." said LCRA General Manager Rlof Soderberg Texas voters approved by an estimated 70 percent margin the two constitutional amendments that will enact the stewide wter plan passed by the Texas Legislature earlier this year Amendment I authorizes the issuance of $980 million in bonds to he used by regional entities to address water supply, water quality and flood control problems. Amendment authorized issuance of $200 million in bonds for com mitments to water conservation measures for agriculture, bays and estuaries, groundwater management and other areas In addition. LORA directors have approved the sale of $256 million in revenue refunding bonds to refinance bonds sold in 1984 at higher interest rates. The move, which takes advantage of current lower interest rates for revenue bonds, is expected to save LCRA customers $9 million in interest costs in today’s dollars or more than $24 million over the 25-year life of the bonds "This new bond series will, in ef feet. refinance at lower rates the amount of money LCRA borrowed in 1984 to support its construction program." said Jesse F Logan. LCRA executive director of finance and treasurer The 1984 bond issue was the first of several installments to pay for con struction of a lignit fired third unity at the Fayette Power Project near La Grange Total estimated constuction cost for FPP 3 is $465 million, and LCRA expects to begin commercial operation of the unit in early 1988 The new bonds carry interest rates ranging from seven percent to nine and one half percent In contrast the 1984 bonds had interest rates as high as I Pm percent "We plan to refund all of the series 1984 bond carrying an interest rate of 11 percent or higher." Logan said The new bonds, which carry maturiv dates for 1986 to 2014 will be sold by a group of underwriters head ed by Salomon Brothers Inc Logan said lower bond market rates, as well as present ‘ advance redfunding" tax regulations, per suaded LC RA to refund the high in terest bonds Market rates are the hest they’ve been in some years." Logan said "In addition, the advanced refundings looked as though they might he severely restricted or precluded by tax changes that Congress is con templating after this year So we felt that this was the right time to act to save our customers millions of dollars in interest payments ’* Sailing weather DfRVL Clark hfhaio/h Windy days at Canyon Lake have made it a    take advantage of the fall    weather and winds to sailer's paradise Though the summer is ended,    qet some sailing in the lake still has plenty of visitors wanting to ;

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