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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 20, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas                                the bails of our political system is the right of the people to make and to alter their constitution of George Washington Tews becembef 1985 Tom children art our greatest see below Op nons IteraMMtmj Editor mA General Manager Managing Andy Rooney Royalty doesnt stand the test of intelligent inspection The visit of Prince Charles ana Princess Diana was I but if the royal party had driven past my window I was reading the I wouldnt have gotten up to look I liked what I read and saw of They were She was welldressed and char He was athletic and They just didnt interest me Royalty is an idea that doesnt stand the test of intelligent inspection but thats true of a lot of the ceremohy of our Im surprised that the British still keep a It seems to hold them together as a nation when nothing else The royal family is the one thing they all Its the ultimate soap opera and they all watch whenever Its Socrates said that until a philosopher became king or until all I1HWK1HOS POWGRAPH Mike Royko kings had the brains of a no country with a king would ever be free of Being a philosopher Socrates gave philosophers more credit for brains than I would but what Socrates didnt foresee was that kings would get to be nothing but ceremonial Kings dont say Off with his head You dont hear Queen Elizabeth say ing about the coal Let them eat The British saved their royalty by taking away all royal power and leaving them nothing but pomp and circumstance Just for We have to admit a coronation is a better show than a presidential God save our Gracious Long live our noble queen God save the There are two ways royalty might disappear from they could get themselves a bad royal ap Charles is a prince of a fellow but the time will come when the Windsor family will get themselves a bad Was there ever a family that didnt have one Why should the royal fami ly be any different This is when the British will decide it would be more profitable for the Empire to convert Buckingham Palace into an annex for Harrods department The other possibility for the demise of the royal family seems more like I can imagine it happening with the cast of characters they have Charles and Diana are sit ting around their royal living room and Charles You Im getting awfully fed up with being We dont have any Everywhere we go its a mob Listen you said Dont blame Its your At that point Charles turns to the butler and Get me the phone and dial number The butler this is Prince of I dont want to hurt you or my the or her the beloved Queen the one with the funny but Im sick and tired of being a If its all the same to Id like to be a We Just came back from the United and I didnt get to see anything but the White House and the back ends of a lot of Palm Beach dowagers and polo Di counldnt even take a few rays in her twopiece suit cameramen hovering overhead in a helicopter and that isnt her best Let me talk to Diana I want to tell him about John Quiet Charles says to Philip all these years Ive been going along with this so you could be I hate it I thought you wanted to be Im going in and talk to your the if I can get past the Call me back on number two in 10 unless to call her directly on number Thats the way its gbing to happen one of these Being prince or king is such a terrible no ones going to want to do Giving up smoking can be hazardous to your health too I was walking down the street when I saw an old I called out his name and he stopped and stared at Then he said Were you speaking to to me Of I How have you been A look of puzzlement came over his Im he but do I know you I asked him if he was trying to be We had lunch together only two weeks His expression changed to Then He step ped back and said Good whats happen to you I cant believe Is it really you Of course its But this is Its been only two but you have become I dont know how to put it but you dont look like the same What have you done I quit smoking about a week thats Then what they say about people who quit smoking is really Whats That they tend to eat They snack to compensate for the loss of the oral gratification of That is So you have become a obese whale of a How much weight have you gained When I quit smoking six days I weighed 195 which is almost acceptable for my which is 5 feet And what do you wiegh now I now weigh 307 The same as William That is You have gain ed 112 pounds in less than a How did you do it when I wake up in the morn I have a terrible craving for a to resist the temptation I go into the kitchen and have a piece of How big a piece The entire Thats Tom Loeffler Children are our greatest national resource The crusade to locate and identify missing children has yielded positive results in the years since the televi sion broadcast Adam called atten tion to this The Missing Childrens Act which I supported in the 97th Congress im proved federal recordkeeping to help parents and local authorities across the nation locate missing Last I supported the Omnibus Crime Control Act which established a national tollfree hotline to collect information from the public on ab ducted Since more than calls have been received at the National Center for Missing and Exploited The telephone number is The governments response to the problem is only the Parents and private citizens can do the most to protect our children through local prevention programs and by making sure that children follow some basic safety Ive provided a few suggestions for parents to keep in mind Dont let your child go to a public restroom Dont put your childs name on clothing or Children respond to first and persons using their first names may not be thought of as Know your childs Make it clear to your child whose home he or she may When your child tells you that he or she doesnt want to be with listen and find out the Never belittle any fear or concern your child has real or Encourage your child to com municate with and talk to Take a photograph of your child each Make a mental note of your childs attire TEACH YOUR CHILD Their full address and telephone including area code also your full office ad dress and phone How to make a long distance phone call by dialing operator assistance and To come home before To phone home to tell you where they especially if they change That a stanger is someone you and they do not To tell you if someone offers them gifts or or wants to take their Adults should not ask children for Never to acknowledge that they are at home alone to a person on the phone or at the and to keep all doors locked and never to answer the door by opening it when home Never go into anyones home without parents If they are waiting for you to pick them up after school and someone else drives jup and claims you sent GO BACK TO SCHOOL FOR If they are separated from you in a not to look for you but instead to go to the nearest checkout and ask the person at the register for Parents can do the most to help protect their but the government is also doiqg its part by improving the ability of law enforce ment to find missing As a parent and I pledge my best efforts to protect our nations because they without our greatest v ALLWWEVUPTD7AKE UfJCW A KICK Give YOU A Asmmi YOUSAY But it takes about 20 minutes for me to eat And thats two cigarettes I dont Why cant you just eat a stalk of celery I But I found myself lighting the celery and trying to smoke I cant light a piece of But you cant keep eating cake every time you have the urge to I realize as the morning goes I keep more nutri tional snack foods Such as Whenever I get the urge to I eat a banana How many I used to smoke a full pack before So I guess Im eating about 20 bananas by Thats Arent there any side effects from all those bananas theres been one side Ive attached a chain to my office with a rubber tire at the end of and I sometimes sit in the tire and swing back and Before you quit how many packs a day did you consume Two to three Which is 40 to 60 Then you are now having a 40 to 60 bananas every to compensate for thr cigarettes Dont be Nobody could eat 60 bananas a By Im sick and tired of So I switch to something Such as You have 20 Twinkles in an after noon and theyre terrific for this because you have to unwrap tham and that helps you keep your hands which is one of the pro blems of quitting And you can puff a Twinkle like a except you dont I think you might be carry ing this thing too Shouldnt you be eating foods that are lower in calories Believe I For I stick to simple broiled a salad with lemon juice for and I skip Not even a Thats But what about in the when youre watching TV or What about the urge to smoke then I hope you dont grab Dont be Who can eat Twinkles day and night What do you have Something from 31 Which flavor All 1 dont want to discourage but have you given some thought to going back to but maybe cutting down just a pack a day What And give up my health kick Your representatives Tom Loeffler House of Representatives 1212Uongworth House Office Qldg 20615 Edmund Kuempel Texas House of Representatives Box 2910 Texas 78769 Mac Sweeney Guadalupe County House of Representatives Phil Gramm United States Senate Washington 20510 Mark White Governors Office Room 200 State Capitol Texas 78701 John Traeger Texas Senate Capitol Station Texas 78711 Lloyd Bentsen United States Senate floom 240 Russell Bkig 20610   

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