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August 26, 1987

The Baytown Sun from Baytown, Texas · Page 8

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••A THE BAYTOWN SUN Au«u*t tt, 19t7 baytowp arnjs 422-0441 Military brief s la- 6 js DIFFICULT SITUATION AUTO INSURANCE ALL DRIVERS - ALL AGES *NEW MARKETS WITH SPECIAL DISCOUNTS FOR GOOD DRIVERS 421-1995 » KIT CAMS • SPORTS CARS • HIGH VALUE CAM • AMDQUC CAM HUDCO INSURANCE AGENCY, INC. '*£? SanJacintoMalU-lOAtGarth BRIGHTEN YOUR FUTURE! REGISTER FOR FALL * Regular Registration August25 - 29 ;Aug. 25 -27 Aug. 28 Aug. 29 Tues. - thurs. 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Fri. ,10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sat. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. * College at the Mall •* (for mall classes only) Aug 25-29 Aug. 25-28 Aug. 29 Mon. - Fri, Sat. 12 noon to 6 p.m. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information call 425-6393 or 425-6384 LEE COLLEGE An Alfirmniive Aclion.'Equ*! Opporlunily InMilulion. GEORGE JEWELL III George Jewell III, son of Mr. and Mrs. George Jewell Jr. of Baytown, was recently promoted by the U.S. Army to the rank of Spec. 4: Jewell Is stationed In Weurz- burg, West Germany with the 493rd Supply and Service Co., where he Is a material storage and handling specialist. He is a 1963 graduate of Robert E. Lee High School. John B. Wright, son of Mrs. Iva Dell Greene of Luflttn, has recently enlisted in the Air Force. Upon successfully completing graduation from the Air Force's six-week basic training course at Lackland Air Force Base, he is scheduled to receive technical training in the security specialist career field. Wright, a 1986 graduate of Lufkin High School, will be earning credits toward an associate degree in applied sciences through the community college of the Air Force while attending basic and technical training schools. HONORING NEW TEACHERS CINDY mOHTOWER, left, of Baytown Clwwoom Teacher* AMOciation, wrvet refreahmcnU at the BCTA breakfast at Baytown Junior School honorlnf new teachers. From left are Janet Craft, Highlands Elementary School; Lisa ScarmanU, Hopper Primary School In Highlands; Kelly Turner and Rene McKay, Kllgore Center. (Sun staff photo by Angle Bracey) Home brewer's hobby brings mahy rewards CINCINNATI (AP) - In pursuit of a hobby, Ray Spangler found it more agreeable to taste the fruits of his leisure by brewing beer at home than going fishing. UNIQUE DANCE nCWNHiS WMl. r Ai*|.2**Fri.,A««.2l 4:00-6:30 pm Ag«s: 3to ItyMrt. OMMI b«M « Woodhmd Academy tl)2 Hwy. Mt, 321-1202 Metho&ist San Jacinto Methodist Hospital the Birthplace of Baytown We've delivered over 27,000 Baytown Babies In response to new trends in family centered care, San Jacinto Methodist Hospital is proud to announce the development of the "Birthplace Bundle" package. The ''Birthplace Bundle" package for Pre-registered parents includes: • Free Prepared Childbirth Classes • Free Sibling Classes (age 3 and over) • Free Celebration dinner for two in the newly developed dining room on the OB Unit • Newborn "Birthplace" T-Shirt • Free Car Seat to see your little bundle home safely • Free Pre- and Post-Natal Dietary Counseling • Free Financial Counseling • And many more special services and gifts for you and your baby • For more information call 420-8601 • Free physician referral for any medical need Physician Referral Line 428-2273 Let us assist you in planning the birth of your next child. Only San Jacinto Methodist Hospital can offer the experience of delivering over 27,000 Baytown baoies. San Jacinto Mathodist Hospital 1101 DacKar Drive, Baytown We aj£ the birthplace of Baytown! Interest in brewing beer at home has been a three-year pursuit that took Spangler from a startup kit and basic how-to books into commercial brewing manuals and national homebrewing competitions. Recently, in Denver, he won the "best of show" award as homebrewer of the year at a national competition sponsored by the American Homebrewers Association, a hobby brewers' group. In 1986, he won the "best of show" in home beer brewing at the Hamilton County Fair in Cincinnati. Spangler isn't resting on his laurels. He is delving more deeply into the attractions of brewing European-style, dark beers. "I used to do a lot of fishing. But this works out better — it's more productive ... I do it between the hot dogs and chili on the stove. I've got two little ones running around," he said of his sons, Nicholas, 6, and Russell, 3. "When they go to bed. 1 go and brew beer.'' His wife, Vickie, helps him bottle his hobby. Then they get to reap the rewards of a job well done. "1 like the exotic, heavy beers. I like drinking them and brewing them. You're onlv limited bv your imagination," Spangler said in an interview. "The whole thing of brewing is to relax and have a beer. It's not hard work." Spangler, 35, sells office furniture in Cincinnati by day. He uses his off hours to tend his vats, tubing and other brewing equipment at his suburban home in nearby Erlanger, Ky. He started homebrewing three years ago as a beginner, learning about the various grains and brewing techniques. He has graduated to more exotic beer recipes and to reading 600-page, commercial manuals for beer brewers. "It's pretty heavy, pretty deep, pretty technical. But you can apply some of it," Spangler said. He won his most recent award — competing against 718 contestants — by brewing a thick, Belgian ale which lie calls the Toadex Bloatarian Abbey Ale. Spangler prefers the richer body and taste of the heavier, European beers to the lighter, more thirst-quenching American beers. "But I'm not putting them down." he said of American beers. "Those who are serious about beers drink them all." Spangler's equipment limits At Some PortratS(u*»,TheOrty Choice ThatS not ttie case at JCPenney Pixy Portraits, where you choose the portrait you like best. Right now, choose one 8x10, one 5x7 and four wallet-size portraits ftCCM from one pose in the original portrait envelope Only J5 95 with coupon Plus $1.00 sitting fee. Coupon must be presented at time of sitting. Certain restrictions may apply. Ask your photographer lor details. Otter valid August 27-29 at San Jacinto Mall, Baytown. Ml. 17.95 ' "JCPenney vx him to brewing five or six gallons at a time. He says that is a common production capacity for amateur home brewers. The next level is what is known as a microbrewer, a person or group that sells the product commercially and may distribute it to a region. Spangler says he knows of about 50 microbrewers in the country. They brew as much as 100 barrels of beer a year, selling perhaps 12,000 to 13,000 bottles. Because of their limited production capacities, micro- brewers often charge discriminating customers $1 or more per bottle. Spangler hopes to increase his brewing capacity, but doesn't envision becoming anything more than a small brewer. He is president of Bloatarian Brewing League, a Cincinnati-area brewing club, whose members meet periodically to discuss the finer points of home brewing with seasoned veterans and newcomers. Newcomers can get into home brewing with an investment of $50 for a startup kit, Spangler said. Brewing accidents, such as explosions resulting from improperly prepared batches, aren't common and can be Childhood asthma serious DENVER (AP) - Childhood asthma can be much more serious than many people think. Nearly 1,500 children in the United States die from the chronic disease each year and the death rate is on the rise, according to medical experts at the National Jewish Center for Immunology and Respiratory Medicine here. The experts say children who have trouble adjusting to the disease are the most likely to die from an asthma attack These children frequently: — Have emotional disturbances, depressions and-or family problems; —Disregard their symptoms; —Use their asthma to manipulate others. Doctors advise that parents of asthmatic children with such problems, or demonstrating such behavior, should seek medical and psychological evaluation and treatment for their children. The Optical Department at Put On A New You. Fashion frames $19.95 with purchase of prescription lenses at regular price. Choose from frames regularly priced $24.00-$54.00. Offer ends August 29, 1987. "Now Available. Contact lemti that can 1 actually change your rye color... I from brown eyes to blue. 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