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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 27, 1980, New Braunfels, Texas                                Thanksgiving Taylor Communications 25 cents November Herald tt 89 26 Pages 2 Sections U3PS 377880 New Texas Traditional Thanksgiving Tricia Sandra Kay Amy Robbie Jennifer Engler and Jason Siltmann help Meta Tim mermann with decorations for Thanksgiving at United Church of The Timmermann Sisters began decorating the church an nually in the 1920s with produce from area farms for This year these seven Friedens Sunday School students of Alvin whose grandfather was one of the main con tributors of produce in the early brought a decoration made of wheat for under the Produce used includes homemade fresh small cotton bales of hay and a fresh pitcher of The decorations may be viewed through Staff photo by JohnJSantBf 7 object to discharge Seven letters objecting to the discharge of fill material in the Guadalupe River have been received by the Fort Worth District office of the Army Corps of A comment period ended Friday for an application for a permit that would allow the discharge after the Donald the district will decide Monday whether to hold a public hearing on the an office spokesman We got seven comments by mail last and all of them are pretty much opposed to the Larry Buck at the Fort Worth office Steve and Jane Abbott and Arlis Mosley applied for the permit to authorize the discharge of about 846 cubic yards of fill material below the ordinary high water level of the according to a public notice mailed to riverfront property owners last The material resulted from parking lot construction at Abbotts River Outfitters miles northwest of New Braunfels on River If and when a public hearing is a notice will be sent to the same folks who got the first notice and the people who sent Buck Monday well present the facts and outline the content of the comments weve A public hearing will be set up only if its needed to get in formation on which to base a Its not to explain the process to the its for the Corps of Engineers to gather Buck Budget board wants unmarked cars end Judge rules officials overturns 2 Abscam convictions PHILADELPHIA AP A federal judges ruling that two city officials were entrapped when they took Ab scam bribes may affect other cases stemming from the FBIs undercover a defense lawyer District Judge John who presided at the extortion conspiracy trials of former City Council President George Schwartz and Councilman Harry ruled Wednesday the courts had an obligation to protect citizens from governmental His 64page decision threw out the convictions of Schwartz and Jannotti more than two months after the ver dicts were handed down by a Fullam made it clear he did not condone the actions recorded by the FBI on videotape and presented as evidence in his No one who viewed the videotaped evidence in this case could avoid feelings of distress and disgust at the crass behavior the tapes Fullam in the long the rights of all citizens not to be led into criminal activity by governmental overreaching will remain secure only so long as the courts stand ready to vindicate those rights in every he Fullams ruling was the first favorable finding for any of the defendants in the Abscam in which led to indictments of seven members of Congress and several municipal Two Michael D and John have been AUSTIN AP The Legislative Budget Board wants to do away with the state undercover force that has declared war on I just believe they should be Speaker Bill Clayton said of the Department of Public Safetys unmarked Clayton and other members of the LBB voted Wednesday to recommend banning the unmarked The special provision will be proposed in the DPS budget the 1981 Legislature will Jim DPS started the unmarked car program in After hearing of the LBB ac tion he defended the I think that the deterrent factor has been Weve heard outof state truckers talking on their CBs telling each other to look out for the unmarked cars in he Adams has been tightlipped about the number of unmarked cars and where they are being We have a limited number but we never give the specific he Clayton said marked cars are more Very I think you can set a marked car on the side of the road with no one in it and it will naturally slow people he in a telephone countered with In January and when there were no unmarked cars on the the highway death rate was 27 percent above the record numbers of The 1980 death rate is now down to 6 percent above the 1979 he We have obtained greater com pliance with the speed The top speeds are coming down and only 10 percent of the motorists are exceeding 65 said He added it is difficult for the DPS to Inside RELIGIOUS SOIL enforce speed limits with only one trooper for every 133 miles of The LBB also voted Wednesday to recommend increasing the fee for a drivers and for pay raises for The board said the drivers license fee should go up 25 percent from the current for four which is 23 percent below the national The recommended increase excludes people over Bill D Every dollar counts as far as those people are Grant Why do you assume all old people are Most older couples already have paid for their theyve got their children and they have more expendable Jones Pay raises recommended for troopers would raise starting salaries from the current to in The board staff recommended raising the starting pay to in but the board rejected that The secondyear pay hike would be the same as given other state em under the LBBs recom DPS officials have said they lose troopers to big city police departments that pay higher Eye cancer Virus discovery gives new hope SAN ANTONIO AP Researchers have isolated a human virus that causes eye cancer in baboons and say the results may be a breakthrough in the search for a cause of a retina cancer that blinds or kills young Scientists for Southwest Foundation of Research and Education here and Bostons Eye Research Institute collaborated on the research that isolated in newborn baboons a human adenovirus type which they say causes This is the first time there has been a clear demonstration that a human virus can produce a humanlike tumor in a primate that is genetically closely related to the scientists announced Such in formation may well make it possible for scientists to develop a means of combatingthe cancerous effects of the The researchers said an estimated one case of retinoblastoma occurs for each live births in the United States and usually affects children under the age of Retinoblastoma is responsible for 1 percent of all deaths from cancer in early childhood and 5 percent of all blindness in they This incidence is much higher in other parts of the In for the occurrence of retinoblastoma leaps to one case for every births in the Philippines this rate is even The 28 edition of Science reports on results of the scientists eight years of research into which until a decade ago was almost always New diagnostic techniques make it possible to detect the cancer before it reaches an ad vanced but the only sure treatment is to remove the the researchers said in the Since retinoblastoma affects both eyes about 25 percent of the when a baby is diagnosed with the disease and successfully the child often survives to live a sightless The research was conceived and guided by Noritsugu senior scientist of retinoblastoma research at the Boston Eye Research Mukai found that adenovirus 12 caused brain tumors almost 100 percent of the time when injected into the brain of newborn Under Mukais njwbprn mice and other smaU laboratory animals were then injected with adenovirus 12 and 44 percent of the animals developed tumors in their Mukai turned to Southwest Foundation to study the virus effect on primates because the local research facility has more than the largest captive Kalter headed the local research under a grant from the Retina Research Foundation of Houston and the Ewing Halsell Foundation of San Kalter plans to report on his primate virus research 1 in at the Second International Conference on the Impact of Viral Diseases on the Development of African and MiddleEast   

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