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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 27, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas Page 2AHerald-ZWtung, New Braunfels, Texas Wednesday, November 27, 1991 Weather Water Watch Comal River..... ................................234    cfs    (up    4) Edwards Aquifer.............................623.86    (up    .01) Canyon Lake outflow......................322    cfs    (up    4) Canyon Lake Inflow...................168 cfs (down 2) Canyon Lake level.............901.74 feet (down .05) The State    with a passing upper level distur- Generally clear skies prevailed    bancc lingered early today over the over Texas today, and the National    Piney Woods of East Texas. Weather Service said Temperatures should be in the 60s and 70s    North    TSXfiS . on Thanksgiving Day.    Mostly    cloudy and mild tonight. Temperatures beto tovn were    ^    ^ ^ ^moon ■    Thanksgiving Day. Lows tonight 72 to 76 Thanksgiving Day * Low cloudiness and patchy dense fog covered much of South    South Texas Texas this morning, and light rain fell in the Beaumont-Port Arthur Considerable late night    and vta    morning low clouds and dense fog. Southeasterly winds, flowing    Otherwise party cloudy to occa- around the backside of a large    cloudy.    Mild and    humid ridge of high pressure centered ; over the eastern seaboard, con-    ** afternoons, ftghs 70s and 80s. • tinued to feed moisture into the    Lows tonight 50s and 60s. area. Temperatures remained unsea-    West    Texas ! sortably warm across the region,    Fair tonight and partly cloudy to ranging from the mid 50s in the    cloudy Thursday. Lows tonight ;• southeast to near 60 elswhere    mainly in the 40s. Highs Thursday across South Texas this morning.    lower 60s Panhandle and mainly in Patches of light rain associated    the low to mid 70s elsewhere.Catfish farm shuts off water flow By LARRY ROWE Staff Writer A Bexar County catfish farmer who was using enough water daily to meet the needs of 220,000 people has.shut off 97 percent of the water flowing through his wells, an official with the Edwards Underground Water District said Tuesday. J “He was using 43 million gallons of water a day to raise a crop of fish,” said Kelly Morris, spokeswoman for the water district. “There was no recycling whatsoever. It just flowed over the fish one time and was gone.’* Ron Pucek Jr., owner of the Living Waters Artesian Springs farm, is out of town and cannot be reached for comment, according to a farm worker. Morris said a lawsuit against Pucek for wasting valuable water from the Edwards Aquifer and polluting the Medina River will proceed forward. The suit is brought by the water district and the San Antonio River Authority—will proceed forward. But a temporary injunction against the farm was postponed because of the progress made in reducing the water flow to 1.7 million gallons per day, Moms said. Pucek intended to shirr off the flow completely, but a valve malfunctioned, she said. Pucek was being cited for viola-Dinner. Continued from Page 1A    dons are encouraged, Knight said. Food drive continues The New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung’s Cheer Fund drive now has raised to S2.416.74. The goal of the drive is to raise money to provide Christmas dinners io local residents who are less fortunate. Daily updates of how much money has been contributed will appear in the Herald until the delivery date, Dec. 21. Latest contributors are: Anonymous I bag of groceries John and Laurie Malik SIO Jim and Myrtle Clark................$25 whipped topping. The cost is $6.99 per person. Another place for a buffet feast is Kathie's Restaurant at the Holiday Inn on Interstate 35 in New Braunfels. “There will be way too much for any human being to eat,” said Sue Hahn, manager. “I like to say all-you-care-to-eat." The buffet at Kathie's will feature turkey, ham and roast beef. Everything is included in the price of $8.95 for adults including beverage. Children age IO and under eat for $4.50. “If you don’t feel like cooking, come on and have dinner with us,” Hahn said. If you’re looking for an upscale selection check out the menu at Langston House on Seguin Ave. in downtown New Braunfels. “We’re going to have five entrees we’re offering — smoked turkey breast, roast pork loin with pork-plum sauce, rock cornish game hen, fresh salmon and ham with a bourbon glaze,” said Bill Knight, manager. Langston House will feature table service from 12-8 p.m. and reserva- Wolfgang’s Keller in the Prince Solms Inn on E. San Antonio St. also will be open from 12-8 pm., charging $12.95. “We're going to have a Thanksgiving plate that’s going to be roast turkey with cornbread dressing, sweet potato souffle, fresh vegetables, cranberry-orange relish, choice of fresh com chowder or waldorf salad and homemade pumpkin or mincemeat pie,” said Sue Hahn, manager. Other places offering holiday fare include Bavarian Village which offers turkey and dressing and ham with raisin sauce with salad bar and dessert for $6.50 and Garrett’s Steak House, which will serve turkey, ham, salad bar and dessert for $5.95 for adults and $3.95 for children. Turkey cooking and handling tips By ROBERT STEWART Buff Writer Some care in preparation and handling of your holiday turkey can assure that the Thanksgiving feast will be safe and heathy as well as delicious. The recommended way to roast a turkey is on a rack in a shallow, open pan at 325 degrees F., according to Patricia Anderson Rasor, County Extension Agent for Home Economics in Comal County. When the turkey becomes golden brown, loosely tent a piece of foil over the breast to keep it from overbrowning, Rasor said. ; Cooking a turkey in a brown paper bag is a dangerous practice for two reasons, she said. There is a possibility of an oven fire and, as the paper gets hot, chemicals in the paper could transfer to the turkey, affecting the flavor. Turkey has the best eating quality when a meat thermometer, inserted into the thigh, reaches 185 degrees. The Extension Service gives two methods for thawing a turkey. The first method is to place the still-wrapped fowl in a drip pan in the refrigerator, allowing 24 hours for every five pounds of turkey. The other method is to place the wrapped bird under cold running water or in a container of water that is changed frequently. Allow two hours per five pounds of turkey for this method and don’t use warm or hot water. A microwave can be used for thawing if the manufacturer’s instructions are followed. Leaving the turkey on the kitchen counter for thawing is not safe. The turkey will thaw from the outside in and bacteria can multiply to dangerous levels before the center of the bird thaws. Stuffing the turkey the night before can also be dangerous. Bringing the dressing ingredients into contact with the raw turkey for a period of time is not advisable. To get a head start, assemble the dry ingredients for your dressing the night before. Add the vegetables and liquid ingredients the next morning just before stuffing the turkey and placing it in the oven. Not stuffing the turkey at all may be easier and safer. A stuffed turkey takes an hour longer to cook and is more difficult to serve. There is also less likelihood of contamination when not stuffing. After the meal, put the turkey and dressing in the refrigerator immediately but don't store stuffing inside the turkey. Large quantities of leftovers should be divided into small packages for quicker cooling and easier reheating. The Extension Service recommends not keeping gravy and stuffing longer than two days or leftover turkey more than three to four days. Come join ut In giving thank# to God for HU infinite abundance of good flowing to HU children. Thanksgiving Day 1991 10)30 am In the church edifice. Flrat Church of Chria!, Scientist 137 Emi Mill Sl Child Care Provided ALL ARE WELCOME! Births McKenna Memorial Hospital Manuel and Sara Ramos; 751 Country Club, Seguin; 8-pound 11-ounce boy; Nov. 20. james Tanks ley and Patti Tice; Route 2 656-K, New Braunfels; 5-pound 14-ounce boy; Nov. 20. Michael and Karen Usey; 1060 Dunlap, New Braunfels; 7-pound 8-ounce girl; Nov. 20. Mr. and Mrs. Alfonso Sema; 614 Bavaria No. 108, New Braunfels; 6-pound 11-ounce boy; Nov. 22. Randall and Karla Wright; 101 Helen, New Braunfels; 7-pound 14-ounce boy; Nov. 23. Out-of-town Dr. and Mrs. Ronald Wicks; Tus-con, Ariz.; 6-pound 14-ounce girl; Oct. 25. Grandparents: Joe and Margaret Miranda of New Braunfels and Marie Wicks of Tuscon, Ariz. CEDAR ALLERGY SUFFERERS 11 We need volunteers for a pre-season allergy research study. FREE SKIN TESTS! Paid $175 for your participation. Call today before the season starts!)! CHRONIC ASTHMA SUFFERERS! I Ho you take a daily medication for your asthma? lf so. an asthma study is now in progress using an investigational medication. PAID $350!! CENTRAL TEXAS HEALTH RESEARCH 629-9036 705 LANDA NEW BRAUNFELS > ■     —■    r >7T 0 w V a ■f A- - J® • o Planning A Party? Don't forget the Wine A Spirits. WINE & BRANDY 750 ml Sutter Home Wh. Zin ......3.99 .750 ml Chandoo Napa Brut   13.49 1.75 It Kortwl Brandy 80* ........... 17 79 1.75 It E & J Brandy 80* ............ 17.49 1.75 It Christian Bros Br. 80*.......16 99 STRAIGHTS & BLENDS 750 ml Turkey Rare Br. 109 3* . 27 79 1.75 It Jack Daniels Bl 86* ........ 25 99 1.75 It Geo Dickel 112 - 90*   24.49 1.75 It Southern Comfort 8C   15.99 1.75 It Early Times 80* ............... 13.99 1.75 It Canadian Club 80* .......... 1849 1.75 It Canadian Mist 80*........... 13 99 1.75 It Harwood Canadian 80* ... 11 69 W SCOTCH, RUM & CORDIALS 1.75 It Dewars Wh. Ibl. 86 8* .... 26 99 1.75 It J 4 B Scotch 86' ............ 25 99 1.75 It Balladries 86* .................. 24 49 1.75 It Old Smuggler 80*............ 17.49 750 ml Bacardi Gold Res 80* .. 15 29 .750 ml Pussers Rum 95.5' ....... 14 99 .750 ml CJ Wray Dry Rum 80* .. 13 99 1.75 It Dek Schnapps 30* - 60*    12 99 VODKA, GIN & TEQUILA .750 ml Stolichnaya Cnstall 80* 22 99 1.75 It Smirnoff Vodka 80* ......... 15.99 1.75 It Heaven Hid Vodka 80* ......8.49 1.75 It Gilbys Gin 80* ................. 1299 1.75 It Fleischmanns Gm 80*   10.49 .750 ml Sauza Conmemorativo 80* 16.99 ByMft Mole Manager 1050 IH 35 East, Suite 400, New Braunfels 625-1774 R&H STORES Locally Owned and Operated Since 1946 Specials good thurs. thru Wed. December 4th We will meet any current local advertised price In case of print error - store prices prevail tions of the Texas Water Code because the discharge of the water off his property into the Medina River is polluting it, according to the San Antonio River Authority’s studies. Bob Sohn, general manager for the New Braunfels Utilities, remarked, “I think he could see the handwriting on the wall that they were going to nail him, and I think that he could see the futility in what he was going to have to do was going to cost him.” The alternatives were to recirculate and clean up the water flushed into the Medina, or go out of business, Sohn said. “Nobody gives us the right to take the water from the Edwards Aquifer and waste it,” he said, adding that fish farms across the county need to recirculate. Morris added that the water district is “working diligently” with the farm to get the remaining leakage under control. She said Pucek’s operation was producing enough water to satisfy the needs of more than 220,000 people, and one quarter of the area of San Antonio. “Our intent was never to close Mr. Pucek down,” she said. “Our intent was always to eliminate the unnecessary waste of groundwater.”Stammtisch- Continued from Pago 1A met officials are planning two community meetings to provide information to taxpayers regarding the current attempt to rollback the 1991-92 property tax rate. Superintendent Joe Rogers and his staff will present information and answer questions during public meetings scheduled for 7 pm. Dec. 4 at Canyon Middle School and 7:30 p.m. Dec. 11 at Smithson Valley High School. CISD taxpayers are urged to attend a meeting to learn more about the financial situation of the school district. Toys for Tots The 1991 Toys for Tots Drive, sponsored by Milt Ferguson Motor Co., begins with a benefit auction from 8 p.m. to midnight Saturday, Dec. 7 at Landa Station. 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