New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 24, 2005, New Braunfels, Texas
HARVEY E. BAUER
Harvey E. Bauer passed away on Thursday September 22, 2005 at the age of 90 years old.
He was bom in Guadalupe County, Texas on May 23, 1915 to Albert and Caroline Bauer. Harvey loved fishing, gardening and spending time with his family, he never met a stranger.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Adal Bauer on February 18,2000.
Harvey is survived by his sons ; Rodney Bauer of San Antonio, TX., Harvey (Buddy) Bauer and wife Brenda and Wayne R. Bauer and wife Joyce both of New Braunfels, TX.
He is also survived by grandchildren; Pat, Shannon,
Doug, Justin Bauer, Sheila Ybarra, and sisters; Elsie Zuehl and Eleanor Crawford, one brother; Raymond Bauer, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation will begin on Monday September 26,2005 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Zoeller Funeral Home. Funeral Service will be conducted on Tuesday September 27, 2005 at 10:00 AM. in Zoeller Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow at Guadalupe Valley Memorial Park Cemetery.
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Entries included cats, dogs, ferrets and even pygmy goats
Rocky’s miniature blue bandanna, which perfectly matched Sacco’s, fluttered in the b reeze.
Across the parking lot, he spied one of the only parade entries that did not pose a threat to his well-being.
Jackson Fath, 3, waves to the crowd while he and
Annabella the pygmy goat make their way down the street du ring the Pet Parade.
Hurricane Rita brings early death, destruction
BEAUMONT (AP) — Hurricane Rita steamed toward refinery towns along the Texas-Louisiana coast with 125 mph winds Friday, creating havoc even before it arrived: levee breaks caused new flooding in New Orleans, and as many as 24 people were killed when a bus carrying nursing-home evacuees caught fire in a traffic jam.
Rita weakened during the day into a Category 3 hurricane after raging as a Category 5, 175-mph monster earlier in the week.
The hurricane was expected to come ashore early Saturday on a course that could spare I louston and Galveston but slam the oil refining towns of Beaumont and Port Arthur and Lake Charles, La., with a 20-foot storm surge, towering waves and up to 25 inches of rain.
"That’s where people are going to die,” said Max Mayfield, director of the National Hurricane Center. “All these areas are just going to get absolutely clobbered by the storm surge."
Late Friday, southwestern Louisiana was soaked by driving rain and coastal flooding. Sugarcane fields, ranches and marshlands were already under water at dusk in coastal Cameron Parish.
The sparsely populated region was almost completely evacuated, but authorities rushed to the aid of a man who had decided to ride out the storm in a house near the Gulf of Mexico after one of man’s friends called for help.
They were turned back by flooded roads.
“He’s going to take the full brunt of this hurricane coming in,” sheriff’s Capt. James Hines said.
Police rescued four people huddled under an overhang outside the locked downtown civic center. “There's probably going to be 4 feet of water where they are now,” Hines said. “So they need to get out of there."
Empty coastal highways and small towns were blasted with wind-swept rain. A metal hurricane evacuation route sign along one road wagged
violently in the wind, and clumps of cattle huddled in fields.
“We’re going to get through this,” Texas Gov. Rick Perry said. "Be calm, be strong, say a prayer for Texas.”
In the storm's cross-hairs were the marshy towns along the Louisiana line: Port Arthur, a city of about 58,000 where the main industries include oil, shrimping and crawfishing; and Beaumont, a port city of about 114,000 that was the birthplace of the modem oil industry. It was in Beaumont that the Spindle-top well erupted in a 100-foot gusher in 1901 and created such giants as Gulf, Humble and Texaco.
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Hurricane Rita could cause prices to jump
began. When the storm is over, they could once again rise dramatically, Spring said.
"The bottom line is we expect prices to go up," Spring said. “Obviously, theres been no damage yet, but a couple of pipelines have been closed down, and as happened with Katrina, theres been an interruption in delivery.”
Those pipelines from the Texas gulf coast feed not only Texas, but the Midwest, Spring said.
How high gas prices will
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Annabelle, a 5-month-old pygmy goat, also sported a bandanna around her neck.
Her parade partner, 3-year-old Jackson Fath, was more interested in the other animals than in keeping her entertained.
Growing bored of being admired by passers by, the goat wandered off in search of something to nibble.
While Annabelle was somewhat ho-hum about participating in the parade, Choala could hardly contain herself.
The tiny Pekingese ran around her little red wagon ride frantically, trying to take in everything at once.
“It’s her first time,” said her parade partner, Alyssa Sanchez. “She’s really excited.”
Sanchez, 7, and Anissa Saenz, 9, marched the parade dressed in grass skirts and leis.
They have never been to Hawaii, but they both said they would like to.
Choala did not seem to mind her hot pink flower garland. The girls said she was a good sport.
“Last year she was a New Braunfels cheerleader,” Sanchez said.
Some of the more unusual participants in the parade included a cat and rabbits carried in cages and a pig in a wagon.
Photos by DAVID INGRAM Herald-Zeitung
Raina Watts, I, and dog Harley cheer for their favorite team while participating in the Pet Parade Saturday.
“The bottom line is we expect prices to go up. Obviously, there’s been no damage yet, but a couple of pipelines have been closed down, and as happened with Katrina, there’s been an interruption in delivery.”
— Jeff Spring
On possible rise of gas prices after Hurricane Rita
go after the weekend, Spring said, was uncertain.
But he added some industry analysts were estimating jumps to $4 or so per gallon.
“We do expect a spike,” Spring said. “It’s hard to say how high until we see what the damage was.”
Valero Energy Vice President of communications
Mary Rose Brown said refineries with a total capacity of 3.4 million barrels per day had been closed in Corpus Christi, Houston and Port Arthur in anticipation of Rita’s landfall. An additional 885,000 barrels per day of capacity were still missing due to refineries and pipelines that remained shut down as a result of
damage left by Katrina.
"That’s about 4.3 million BPD of the 17 million BPD total U.S. refining capacity,” Brown said. “Obviously, that’s going to have a big impact on supply and prices.”
Even if Rita causes no major damage to refineries, there will still be an impact. It takes a week or more to bring them back on line, she said.
“You can’t just flip a switch to start a refinery because refineries run on high pressure and at high temperatures,” Brown said. “And because one unit ‘feeds’ another, you have to bring the units up one at a time.”
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