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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 4, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas P*ge2A Herald-Ze/fung New Braunfels. Texas Weather Sunday, October 4 1987 Comal River collection Water Watch Comal River....................... 402    (down    5) Canyon Lake inflow................429    (down    4) Canyon Lake outflow........... 432 (down 1,408) Canyon Lake level.............902.95 (down .15) Edwards Aquifer.............. 628.09 (down .01) Forecast SOUTH TEXAS: Sunny and mild Sunday. Clear and not so cool Sunday night Mostly sunny and warmer Monday. Highs Sunday 70s and 80s to near 90 lower Rio Grande valley Lows Sunday night 40s hill country and inland Southeast Texas, 60s immediate coast, 50s elsewhere Highs Monday in the 80s, 90s lower valley and Rio Grande plains WEST TEXAS: A slow warming trend through Monday except cool again Panhandle Monday Otherwise fair entire area through Monday Highs Sunday upper 70s Panhandle and Concho valley to near 90 Big Bend valleys. Lows Sunday night mid 40s Panhandle to mid 50s Big Bend Highs Monday mid 70s Panhandle to mid 80s lower Pecos valley and lower 90s Big Bend valleys. NORTH TEXAS:    Continued fair but with a warming trend Sunday through Monday. Highs Sunday 73 to 81 Lows Sunday night 48 to 56 Highs Monday 80 to 86. Extended Forecast Tuesday-Thursday SOUTH TEXAS: partly cloudy skies. Turning cooler Tuesday and Tuesday night Morning lows on Tuesday from the 50s north to the 60s south, with 40s over the hill country Lows Wednesday and Thursday from the 40s north to the 50s south Highs Tuesday and Wednesday from the 70s north to the 80s south Highs Thursday mostly in the 80s WEST TEXAS: Continued dry with cool nights and mild days Panhandle and South Plains lows mid to upper 40s Highs mid to up per 70s. Concho Valley, far west and Permian Basin, lows lower to mid 50s Highs in upper 70s to the lower 80s. Big Bend. lows near 40 mountains to lower 50s lowlands. Highs near 80 along the Rio Grande to mid 70s mountains. NORTH TEXAS:    Continued fair and dry through the period Highs will be in the 70s. Low s w ill be in the middle 40s to the lower 50s. Texas Weather A high-pressure cell stretching from the Central Plains allowed beautiful autumn weather to grace the Lone Star State once again Saturday as skies remained crystal clear and temperatures mild. A cold front that moved across the state at the start of the weekend had made its way into the Gulf of Mexico by Saturday afternoon, according to the Na tional Weather Service Following behind the front, the high pressure brought cool, dry northerly winds over most of Texas at speeds of IO to 15 mph The west and the Panhandle had southeasterly winds at 5 to IO mph Afternoon temperatures were mild with readings in the 60s in North Texas, whue 80s prevailed in the deep south and 70s elsewhere The I p rn extremes ranged from a cool 66 degrees at Texarkana to a warm 88 degrees at McAllen The weather service predicted that the high pressure cell will gradually begin moving east But with little moisture in the air, the possibility of rain was fairly low Skies should remain clear with mild weather on Sunday with highs in the 70s and 80s Among the junk and articles recovered by more than 300 volunteer divers during Saturday's Trashiest along the banks of the Comal River are a television and electric toaster, fence stakes and unopened bottles of beer, shown above left Above right are some of the more unusua items including a surgeon s rubber glove a water pistol a cassette tape o driver s license credit ards a ighter by now filled with water a \ air of sunglasses a champagne cork a chun- o stee1 i lion cd ai package an old Clark! >r i 'on that /.as possibly a sec d railroad rail and a condom so found was a hubcap from debaser (Photos by Dery1 Stammtisch Continued from Page IA German American Lay Nem" Ja Hilgard buhr was so ecstatic she came down here and asked if we could take a picture of her accep ting a local proclamation signed by New Braunfels' own burgermeister Study Continued from Page IA from March until Sept 22 to conduct the New Braunfels survey Gabehurt said it will be several months before researchers are finished analyzing data collected during the study •What we did was we went into those homes and reviewed every per son in the house regarding health habits, he said Gabehart is the project coordinator for the study which began in Eagle Pass and Del Rio in 1985 Uvalde Guadalupe and Karnes counties also are included in the study area Gabehart said 452 local households were randomly selected to par ticipate in the study Seventy six per cent of homes participated Of thai sample 943 people interv iewed 172 or about 18 percent of those inter viewed smoked “That s a pretty good rate That s way down from other areas Gabehart said He added that the study will evaluate other information collected from participants in eluding what types of food they eat and how stressful they feed their lives are Newcomb’s tennis ranch burglary crime of week WW “We’ll get an idea in general of how people eat in New Braunfels and how healthy tliey are I think life rn Now Braunfels is probably pretty good the researcher said The city s short term benefits from the study were the economic benefits of having local residents working on the study And of tours* the long term benefits to the city will he the health factors ' Gabehart said “We ll be coming back next year to follow up on some of these people randomly Actually we're going to be around for some tim*' he said The project coordinator added that the study will consider some of the environmental factors in the New Braunfels area as well as those in other cities surveyed The location of hazardous materials will be noted to determine whether they have any ef fee t on the community’s health George Erben This is the first time the contributions of German Americans have t»een recognized formally It was October 1693 when the first sizable boat full of German immigrants, including 13 Men nonites landed in Philadelphia Prince Sol ms would be proud About a quarter of all Texans are of lier man descent Harold could sit and listen to Frank Witting Hilgard and Edda Buchner talk for hours and never understand a word but that can happen to Harold in English as well Twinkle twinkle little star I p above Landa Park so far Like a diamond in the sky if you don t go look we don t know why lf you want ^ more clear view of the heavens check out New Braunfels Park' and Recreation Department s Star Gazing episode at 7 lo p rn Thursday Oct IS Meet at the Tan da Park office This month's SG theme is the moon \ fee of $2 en titles you to get in on the fun while students ages eight through IT get in for ll Kids under eight years of age Participants are asked to bring binoculars or telescopes but are not required For more informal urn call Mark Captain Kirk Peltier at 625 58 IM beele Elementary School Parent Teacher Association wishes to thank the following merchant.' and others for their contributions to Fun Night 1987 So Thank vou to Coma! Bowl Ron Morrison Beauty sup plies etc New Braunfels ( undy Company Heavenly Delights. H F B su|K*rmarket Dick Koegl* -State Farm Insurance Agency K Mart department store Pantera s Pizza Pepsi Company distributor Don Winner The Picture Show Popeve s Fried Chn ken Robar ' New BraunfeP ''mokehouse Ice Division Sounds of Music New Braunfels I nieom football players ami Winn s A group of Pahmeyer Road a residents wi**h to thank Cliv of Braunfels taxpayer' thee tv c cli and the contracting firm of yule k A I- vans for their xupp- r fine work Pahmeyer Road me, lot to these folks and thev 'ay contractor notified them well it Vance when movement of vehu for safety and security was necessary Nothing was destroy linnetessarily then was no un toward mess created and any ti removed or dismantled like Ie mailboxes etc was replaced I appropriate fashion Issuing th area s thanks for the job well done are Mr and Mrs Wav ne Bailer Jean Holder Howard (,« sick Mr and Mrs Ja> k Tatter Mr and Mrs Harold Ward Mr ami Mrs Rodney I av lor and Mr and Mr- I Btakev and one name we can t quite read but It look' like Mr and Mr' Sammy I Meno* Bracker I tilted Methodist Womer will have a rummage sale from 8 a m to 2 p rn saturdav ra t lo at the church s yellow ship Hall which .' on k M 2252 off of IU 15 south of New Braunfels Some of the pro leeds will go to buy new playground equipment '. ring a circus Monday Oct S at c mal Countv Fairgrounds The it.fee ring benefit cirrus begins at 4 iu p rn and shows start over at c> p rn There will ta* three ring' with more than Ii* acts Th Sets ar -» id bv telephone or af th** gate lf vou want to arr aug** to get some call 620**55 \ family pas k Of tickets will admit two adults and five kldlets or one adult and sever ► idiets for 124 Aon can t>uv tickets and not us*- them and the Jaycees will give them it) kids who might otherwise not ta- able to afford STOPPERS Another one of our fellow citizens falls victim to the burglar s prybar The subject of this week s Crime of the Week is a major burglary just outside of the New Braunfels city limits in Comal County During the weekend of July IO through July 14 someone pryed open a storeroom at John Newcomb’s Tennis Ranch and made off with a large amount of men s and Women s sports clothes. Obituaries The burglar left little evidence of the crime as he or she fled the scene Crime Stoppers is offering up to ll uoo until (Jct 9 for information that leads to the arrest and grand jury in dictment of the person or persons responsible for this burglary Callers will not be asked to give their name Vou are asked to call Crime Stoppers at 620-TIPS Crime Stoppers pays for information on anc felony crime Medical Continued from Page 1A Among other policy changes approved by the bourd of directors last Tuesday included the disbanding of the grievance committee and reformation of that panel using one board member and four other members to ta* pick** from within (’LA ED s active memebershq Tile t»oard a!*> voted to reduce it' member from the 14 to 9 Two t*>ard position' held t> McKachem and Joe Dove Ahi resign* I the department entirely alter serving .is vu« president were not filled turmo more doing per s*»f month are on wfio are lf,IS* .is regard!** vs of all the mg ii tHil Si ure Ila*re is * conditions but we are adding tin it volunteer innately **> t* J iou flour' a Sends whet n personnel lust be ut h Emotions Wallie Hulda Moehrig Services for W allie Hulda Moehrig will be held at 3 30 p rn Monday at Sunset Funeral Home Chapel in San Antonio Entombment will follow at Sunset Memorial Park Moehrig. 70. died Oct I at Oak Crest Inn Convalescent Center A resident of New Braunfels since 1976, she was born Feb ll 1917 in San Antonio to Kurt and Linda ne** hpple Bremer Her husband Gllbert Moehrig preceded her in death Moehrig is surv ived bv a son, Ken neth Moehrig of New Braunfels a brother, Elroy Schlichting of Zorn and three grandchildren The power of positive thinking revisited Herald-Zeitun; Published Sunday morning, Tuesday, Wednesday Thar day lt d Friday afternoons by Sen Braunfels Herald Zn dung, ?0 In do s'(    l‘() 311328, Seu Braunfels, Tt ras 78131 1323 8fond Cia- p stagi /«; d by \» Braunfels Herald Zeitunq at Sd u Braunite Ii rn- (HFB YI MCA MPR FI I Clas s d u d Ma "agt r ( APOL A VFHY Circulation Manager MA (HUF Lf J M BAH I it Corn position T ort man a I \S FT HFI s roo rn Fare man Pre DA VID KHA MHH Editor and Publisher JI M WE HR I Managing Editor DEBORAH TA WRESCE Office Manager SA SD!HUTTER Retail Advertising Manager Carrier delivery in Comal, Guadalupe, Hays Blanco and Kendall countu -three months, SIO 25. six months, $17 90. ant year, $32 Senior ('li st ” Discount teamer delivery only> six months. SU90; out year, $27 ai) Mail delict ry outside Comal County, in Texas thret month, SIH OO. or months S32, one year. SSO. Mail outside Texas si r month GA. . u> ar $7 lf you have not received your newspaper by 30 p m lur alay through Friday, or by 7:30 a.rn Sunday, call 635 9IM or 658 1900 by 7 p rn and ll a. rn ”'postmaster Send address changes to P O Drawer 311328, AV u Braunfels Texas Ti8131 ISH__ By JOHN I WALKER M D Las* week our sunday School class discussed flop* Toward the end of the hour a member who has impressed the class with his bright mind. ready wit and warm sense of humor asked the rhetorical question “What do all of you think of Norman Vicent Peale’s The Power of Positive Thinking0' He then went on to answer his ques tion by saying that he has found the book exceedingly useful in times of crisis He reported that he felt many people had the wrong concept of Peale s ideas Peal** contends that while life is difficult, the correct attitude will enable us to deal with daily stresses better The class comment stimulated me to pull Peale s book off the shelf and read through it once again As I opened those dusty pages, a wave of nostalgia flooded my spirit Two times in my life this book enabled me to overcome hardships When I was about to flunk out of col leg** my freshman year Peale’s wise words gave me courage to work harder Again as a first year medical student I felt overwhelmed by feelings of inferiority Convinced that everyone in my class was much brighter. I wallowed in worry st) that I could not concentrate on my studies Reading Peale’s book between semesters enabled me to stop comparing myself to others and start working The Paner of Positive Thinking is not Polly Anna optimism, nor is it candy-coated reassurance Simple yes superficial, no To summarize Peale s book does it little justice For the book to help. a person must read it many times and meditate upon it daily W ith those ad monishments here follows a one paragraph sum mary Failure is caused by wallowing in self-pity and negative self absorption VS** succeed when we turn our lives over to a higher power and when we call upon the invisible positive forces in the universe There is a God who cares for us and will help us All we need to do is believe firmly rn this higher power By calling on the power and visualizing success we will succeed Peale s book is divided into 17 chapter' rang mg from “Believe rn Yourself’ to How to Draw I pun That Higher Power Every page is filled with inspirational examples and dynamic quotes No empty words here In chapter one Dr Karl Menninger co founder with his brother of the Menninger Psychiatric (Time in Topeka Kan is quoted as saying “Attitudes are more important that facts ” This sentence brought back memories of a pleasant lunch that I recently had with one of my t>est friends a highly successful vice prcsi dent of sales for a multi million dollar company It is always good to see my friend who's boom mg voice and radiant personality makes everyone he meets brim with happiness After congratulating ourselves on being alive my friend told of a delightful finding He said that the enthusiasm of a group of young recruits he had recently trained enabled them to make numerous sales that the tired sales veterans were unable to achieve These eager young recruits, too ignorant to know aUrut the effects of the bad economy, were setting sales records whereas the veterans who had superb technical skills but believed business to be bad were unable to make sales He said that he had rather have young enthusiast!* people with poor tec hnical skills than superb technicians w ith a poor attitude He reiterated Karl Menmger t> statement Attitudes are more important that facts Peale tells us visualizing success will help us succeed Another friend of mine recently applied for an exes ut I vc position He was one of four semi finalists from an applicant pool of tai outstanding individuals Preparing lot his final interview he t«egan to visualize exactly how he would feel working for the company He vividly pictured walking down the hall toward work how good it would (eel to sit in his spacious of flee and how excited ta? would ta* aU>ut his challenging position He established a clear im age of himself already having Ute jot) On his final interview he did exceptionally well and he was hired How did visualizing success enable him to get the job’’ In the first place the visualization enabled him to relax and perform confidently during the interview But more important the visualization similar to prayer drew on that higher universal power that allowed “success unexpected in the common hour Ifs nice to have friends who spread warmth and reinforce right thinking Ifs nice to be reminded how far we have come and how much we have to learn on our journey Gudward The Sunday School class discussion brought back nostalgic memories of a scared young man bothered by thoughts of inadequacy and made me realize that positive thinking does help make that Journey more pleasant Dr Walker is medical director of Hill Country Hospital in San Antonio and has a private psychiatric practice in Sew Braunfels ;