The Kerrville Times from Kerrville, Texas on November 5, 1991 · Page 7
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Kerrville, Texas
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Tuesday, November 5, 1991
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Smlu dffutwi State/Nation Tuesday, November 5, 1991 7 Cold snap claims lives in Minnesota, Nebraska Texas, nation hit hard by November norther By DENNIS GALE Associated Press Writer SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — The temperature's below zero, the car won't start, there's snow all over the place and people are worried about the heating bill. And it's only November. Record-breaking cold is gripping the nation's mid-section, leaving people shivering in Sioux Falls and just about everywhere else that got buried by Halloween-week snow and frozen by Monday's blast of arctic air. Record lows Monday included 6 at St. Joseph, Mo.; 6 at Concordia, Kan.; 9 below at St. Cloud, Minn.; 21 at San Angelo, Texas; 17 at Evansville, Ind.; 18 at Pittsburgh; minus 7 at Yankton, S.D.; and 30 at Pensacola, Fta., on the Gulf of Mexico, and Del Rio, Texas, on the Mexican border. Record cold also was reported in Ohio, Alabama, North Dakota, Iowa, Wisconsin, Wyoming, Michigan, Tennessee, Oklahoma and Mississippi. Lows in the 20s and 30s damaged vegetable crops in Georgia and Alabama and ended the growing season three weeks early. Some places also got heavy snow — so much that the annual Snow Plow Rodeo in Grand Island, Neb., had to be canceled. City workers were too busy clearing more than a foot of snow from the streets. "We ought to shut this down and go to Florida, "crane operator Larry Jenkins said at a construction site in Covington, Ky., where workers gathered around garbage-can bonfires in 18-degree weather. A week ago, temperatures were in the 80s. Cold, snow and ice since last week have been blamed for 13 deaths in Minnesota, six in Illinois and four in Nebraska. Added to the casualty list Monday were three Minnesota men who died after suffering heart attacks authorities said were related to the weather. Also on Monday, authorities reported that an elderly Albert Lea, Minn., woman was found dead Friday of exposure to the cold after power was lost in her home. In Blair, Neb., a woman was killed Monday when a chunk of ice flew off a passing vehicle and smashed through the windshield of her car, causing a head-on collision with another vehicle, the Nebraska State Patrol said. Record lows were set in 100 U.S. cities Monday, with below-zero readings dotting the map from Colorado to Minnesota. The Midwest was expected to get higher but still below-normal temperatures today. Sioux Falls' 6 below on Monday was the lowest temperature ever recorded in the city so early in the season. Sheldon, Iowa, reached 10 below. Alamosa, Colo., dropped to minus 13. Up to 15 inches of snow delayed or closed schools Monday in Michigan. Suburban Buffalo, N.Y., got up to 11/2 feet of snow. At 3 a.m. today, it was 23 in Albany, N.Y.; 29 in Atlanta; 17 in Cincinnati; 18 in Detroit; 14 in Pittsburgh; 29 in Washington, D.C.; 19 in Indianapolis; 23 in Nashville, Term.; and 19 in Minneapolis-St. Paul. Thousands were still without electricity after a storm that dumped up to a yard of snow on Minnesota and Wisconsin last week. Residents of Superior, Wis., were still shoveling out. "There are still cars buried," said police Sgu Mike Rehl. The cold kept tow truck operators busy, threatened crops in the Southeast, and had homeless people crowding shelters. "We were filled to the gills last night," said Johanna Sizick, executive director of the Residents for Times Photo By Ken Schmidt KERB COUNTY RESIDENTS were also hit by an arctic blast over the weekend, sending football and soccer fans huddling for warmth. The official overnight low Sunday in Kerrville was 21 degrees. Emergency Shelter in Chicago, where the temperature dropped to 11, breaking the record of IS set in 1951. Callers jammed phone lines with queries about heating assistance programs or paying past-due gas bills. People snapped up items such as space heaters, weatherstripping and de-icing chemicals from hard- ware stores. The Charleston office of Mountaineer Gas Co. said it received about 600 customer calls by midafter- noon, most of them from people behind on their bills. "Now, the first cold day comes and the people call in to pay," said Thomas Layton, a customer service representative. The Burlington Coat Factory in Springfield, 111., reported doing $23,000 more business on Saturday than the same day a year ago. It wasn't cold everywhere Monday. In California, Glendale and San Gabriel posted a high of 92 — the highest in the nation. REVIEW JIM BALDWIN of Camera Craft Company services and sells photo equipment Camera Craft Company The photo industry has gone through a world revolution. The ways of the past are leaving us to incorporate new methods of working and servicing equipment. The new photo equipment is mostly computer managed. The older methods of taking pictures by mechanical connections are now done by electronic circuits. As in the computer field, new technology and new instrumentation is required. Jim and Norma Baldwin at Camera Craft Company still clean and repair many items of the older equipment. They are hampered by not being able to purchase the needed parts. Most of the companies still in business have limited available parts needed to repair to a ten year age. If your equipment is over ten years of age, parts might be scarce. Camera Craft services photo equipment. They also stock and sell equipment. If you are in the market for service or the purchase of new equipment, call "Camera Craft. IK, If your old equipment is not repairable they will give you a trade allowance on new equipment that they represent, which includes up to a five year warranty. Camera Craft also maintains a large supply of projector lamps and camera batteries. Give Camera Craft a call if you have a problem and they will do their best to serve you. Camera Craft Company 2000 Monroe Drive Kerrville, Texas 78028 257-6497 "Serving Kerr County for the past 20 years" EDWARD GUILZON of Hill Country Laser Re-Charge, services toner cartridges in copiers and printers throughout the Hill Country. Solos * Service * Rent To Own Curtis Mathes 257-6060 Curtis IIIIIIIIIIilllMathes HOME ENTERTAINMENT CENTER Korrville Next to Wal-Mart Is It Worth It To Go Anywhere Else CHEROKEE SEPTIC & GREASE TRAP SERVICE Now Has 2 Pumper Trucks To Serve You *SAME DAY SERVICE* 896-3054 Excellence In The Art of Assisted Living •24 hr. attktance under direction ofre- gfttered nune •Selective menut tor all mealt •Etoganf private and main dining areas •Dally Maid and Unen Service •Personal Laundry Service •TraniportaHon Services •Dally Planned Activities •Luxurious Patio and Grounds Inquire Today or VM Alpine terrace 746 Alpine Drive 696-2323 G.E. 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THIS SPACE IS AVAILABLE Picture & Story after 13 weeks at no charge Call Lanza Myers at 896-7000 ext 111 for more information. Kerr Screen I ^JI V'/'Hiiiiiiemmemmtrnmimm^*** I Quality Screen Printing Cubloili An Spetialis 146 ff 6 G Street 257-2293 •UPHOLSTERING "CUSTOM DRAPERIES "BEDSPREAD "REMNANTS EDSONS KERRCRAFTERS, INC. 1700 WATER '896-7991

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