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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 22, 1993, New Braunfels, Texas Wednesday, Sept. 22,1993 ■ Herald-Zeitung ■ 3Wife drafted as hostess for family party feels ready to do battle Divers to probe the Comal for garbage in Trashfest On Saturday, Oct. 2, the Texas Gulf Coast Council of Div ing Clubs will donduct its 18th Annual Trashfest, an ecology dive to clean up the Comal River and its banks in New Braunfels. "Last year, over 12,000 pounds of garbage including 14,000 bottles and cans, more than 10,000 pop-tops and lids, 450 shoes and 40 pairs of sunglasses were taken from the Comal River," said Jim Scheele, Jr., director of the Convention and Visitors Bureau of the Grater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce. 'TGCC is a non-profit organization made up of sports scuba diving clubs in the Houston area. Over 600 participants are expected to converge on the Carnal River for Trashfest and all the volunteer sports divers come from Texas and the surrounding states." Trashfest is a team competition and awards are presented to the winning teams in five categories: most bottles, cans and cups; most aggregate weight; most pop-tops, bottle caps arid lids; most shoes and sunglasses, and most unusual items found by an individual. The Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce has given financial support for TGCC's efforts, similar to what we did with the recent highly successful Guadalupe Trash Bash," Scheele said. In past years, volunteer scuba divers have rid the Comal River of tons of trash inthese categories. Following the clean up an awards dinner will be held for the participants who also have an opportunity to win thousands of dollars in door prizes. "Without Trashfest, the cost to have a river clean-up of this magnitude would be tremendous. I know the citizens of New Braunfels cerainly appreciate it and we will continue to support them," Scheele said. Local organizations which support Trashfest in various ways include Sea Sports Scuba of Houston, City of New Braunfels Parks and Recreation Department, Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce, Wurstfest Association, Miller Wholesale Beers and Pleasure Divers. Anyone interested in helping the 1993 Trashfest can pick up a form at the New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce or call Gene or Sara Baugher at (713) 433-4761. Ten members of the Noon Lion's Club attended the Interntlonal Lion's convention In Minneapolis, Minnesota recently, which attracted 35,000 members from around the globe. Pictured are: Bob Tays, Charlie Cook, Clinton Ludwig, Gene Burr, Ray Staats, Milton Kaderll, Joe Wort, Bill Kolodlze, Dick Arnwlne, and Dick Warren.Den of Lions by Abigail Van Buren DEAR ABBY: I heard my husband talking on the phone this morning. He said, “Sure, Mom, it’s OK ... it will be just fine ... no problem for us.” \ After he hung up, I asked him what that was all about, and he hit me with the news that it was his mom’s turn to have the annual family party at her house, hut she had volunteered our house for the occasion. I got really upset because he didn’t even ask me — he just agreed to take it over without consulting me. Our house is small, hut we have a large porch and a pool. I know we will end up paying for all the food and drinks, and nobody 'in his family will offer to lend a hand in the work involved before, during or after the party. I flew off [the handle and told him I would go away for the weekend and he could handle the whole thing himself. He says I’m overreacting because I hate his family, which is not true. He’s got a couple of sisters I’m not crazy about, but I don’t hate them. I guess I’m upset because he didn’t consult me before agreeing to have the party at our place. Am I wrong, Abby? And what should I do? MARRIED TO A MOMMA’S BOY DEAR MARRIED: He should have consulted you before making the commitment, but don’t make a federal case out of it. The fat is in the fire. Make a list of things to do before the party, food to be served, etc., and then appoint * your mother-in-law as your cohostess. Call her — and between the two of you, decide who should bring what. Paper plates and cups, and plastic forks, knives and spoons should make your picnic-style party a breeze. By cooperating, you will save face for your husband and avert a lifetime of possible resentment from his family. * * * DEAR ABBY: I just read a letter from a female medical student who was studying to become a doctor. It reminded me of a riddle that I heard recently: A teen-age boy had been in a serious car accident. The hospital called his father so he could sign a consent form to authorize surgery if it was needed. His father went to the hospital and signed the form. After the boy was wheeled into the operating room, the doctor looked at the boy and exclaimed, “I can’t operate on him! He’s my son!” Question: Who is the doctor? Answer: His mother. PROUD NOT TO BE STEREOTYPED, CHERRY HILL, N.J. DEAR ABBY: This is in response to the letter stating that it was tacky for the spouses not to be invited to the class reunion pool party. I refuse to attend any of my class reunions for the very fact that spouses are invited to everything. Come on, grow up, people! I had absolutely no sexual relations with any of my classmates, but we did have some really crazy, fun times that I am sure the spouses would not enjoy hearing about. I do not see what the harm is. A class reunion should be just that — a class reunion, not a bunch of strangers there being bored. (I have not and will not attend my husband’s class Super special September sale! One full ounce US Eagle silver coin with fancy coin frame (diamond cut) only * * * * * * * * * * * $17*95 for both. 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