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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 31, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas                                New Texas December Gramm nominates McWilliams for appointment Phil Gramm has nominated Mark son of and Carey McWilllams of New for an appoint ment to the Air Force Academy at Colorado Gramm praised McWilliams as a young man of patriotism and intellect who has chosen the dif ficult path of dedication to the ser vice of our The senator Is a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee and a former member of the House Veterans Affairs He also serves on the Military Academys Board of which oversees operation of the academy at West Winner of Gramms nomina tions to the military service academies must pass the rigid re quirements for academic and physical excellence set by the senators selection Crossword Out of basic Danny completed Marine Corps basic training this month in San He will attend military police training school at Lackland Air Force Base in San OERYL LDZEtTUNG Staff Juan a New Braunfels High School and Master Al are recruiters in San Conservation Continued from Page 6A Comal County this past In the district saw an increase on cross fences Many livestock farmers and ranchers in vested in new fencing techniques for management of their grassland and Power fencing and high tensile fencing has attributed to a renewed interest in more fencing in the The fencing material is less expensive and easier to install than the conventional barbed wire The power or electric fence is becom ing a more functional fence for the hill Cross fences are used to divide a large pasture or fence off a cropland area from Cross fences are an excellent management tool to con trol the distribution of grazing on an Fencing can improve grassland management techniques and decrease soil erosion on the In many large pastures are spot grazed by Spot grazing is the result of cattle grazing on preferred areas and not grazing other In most this type of grazing destroys the range in creases brush encrouchment on that and often increase soil erosion due to the lack of grassland Fencing will cost from a foot to as much as a foot depending on the type of The benefit of cross fencing and grazing management can be valued as saving as little as one ton of soil per acre per year to as much as five tons per acre per During ranchers who had several pastures took advantage of the above average rainfall and rested their pasture to regain grassland that was lost in last years 84 Ranchers were able to deferr grazing on acres of native grass for im provement and managed grazing on acres of rangeland Conservation tillage Is another con servation practice which farmers and ranchers are Con servation tillage is a reduced tillage The practice is an excellent one to cut operation expense and do a better job of soil In other parts of the state conservation tillage has been accredited to reduc ing soil erosion with in the tolerable The tillage practice is very suc especially during a dry The system is catching on slowly because it takes a special method of minimum tillage technique in this area than it does in other perserverance on the part of farmers and SCS are investing in some type of conservation tillage system on acres mostly in Guadalupe County in the Another practice which was more popular this year was planting im proved grasses or pasture Usually it is more desirable to plant improved grass during a year when we get an abundant rainfall such as in This past year again proved to be the exception as many farmers and ranchers were very successful in getting a good grass Farmers and ranchers through assistance from the SCS established a grass cover on acres of land which also had soil conserving benefits as well as conserving and forage pro Most of this success is at tributed to better seedbed prepara These are just a few conservation practices which were accomplished in the district and have farreaching benefits in not only conserving our natural but also on the quality of the resource stan dard of living and the The farmer and rancher is one who has a great influence on our standard of living and receives very little recognition for his keen management techniques of our natural resources to bring the bountyful gift of food to our table which we all So join us during this time of year to give special thanks to many farmers and ranchers in our District doing an excellent job of resource The district wishes all a happy and prosperous conservative new If you would like to better unders tand the natural resources of your farm or ranch you may contact the SCS Dear Abby New Years Resolutions Are Achieved One Day at a Time DEAR ABBY Last New Years Eve you published some New Years I cut that column out and taped it on my bathroom mirror where I could read it every I want you to know that it has helped me to become a better 1 am not saying that I kept every one of those resolutions every but 1 kept most of and they have now become habits that have made a remarkable improvement in my personality and I hope you will run it every New Years Im sure it will benefit many others as it has NEVER TOO OLD DEAR NEVER The resolu tions column has become an established annual tradition DEAR READERS These New Years resolutions are based on the original credo of Alcoholics 1 have taken the liberty of using that theme with some variations of my own Just for today 1 will live through this day and not set farreaching goals to try to overcome all my problems at I know I can do something for 12 hours that would appall me if I felt that 1 had to keep it up for a Just for today I will be Abraham Lincoln Most folks are about as happy as they make up their minds to He was I will not dwell on thoughts that depress I will chase them out of my mind and replace them with happy Just for May I will adjust ipyself to what I will face I will change those things that I can change and Accept hose things I cannot change Just foT today 1 will improve my will not be a mental I will force myself to read something that requires thought and concentra Just for today I will do some thing positive to improve my If Im a Ill make an honest effort to cut If Im Ill eat nothing I know is And 1 will force myself to if its only walking around the block or using the stairs instead of the Just for today I will be totally If someone asks me something I dont I will not bluff Ill simply 1 dont Just for today Ill do something Ive been putting off for a long Ill finally write that make that phone clean that closet or straighten out those dresser Just for before I speak I will ask Is it true Is it kind And if the answer to either of those questions is neg I wont say Just for today I will make a conscious effort to be 1 will look as good as I dress talk act courteously and not interrupt when someone else is Just for today Ill not improve anybody except Just for today I will have a I may not follow it but I will have there by saving myself from two pests hurry and Just for today I will have a quiet halfhour to relax During this time I will reflect on my behavior and will get a better perspective on my Just for today I will be una I will gather the courage to do what is right and take the responsibility for my own ac I will expect nothing from the but I will that as I give to the the world will give to Have a healthy New And pray for peace ABBY If you are driving dont And if youre drink dont HAPPY NEW YEAR We would like to wish all of our Great Customers and New Braunfels a SUPER 86 KilgoreBrown Wille Pat Dubose Dan Montrose Ken Rice Wilke Bode Wholesale Beers Wurstworld John Francis Doug Pike Randel Evens Presbyterian Church Bujney Boeck Elmo Fricke Ron Malone Bill Schroeder Maime Youngblood Mike Dietert City of Bill Dubose Lake Side Rob Durbin Louis Keesee Panteras Piua Anderson Dermatology Clinic Conservation Society Chris Hines Court Thieleman Jack Swanson Joyce Hebert Joe McClughan County of Comal Ella Wood Executive Park Don Chun 4 Chun Log Haus Bill Reeves Tip Top Cleaners China Kitchen CBecks Bill Jones Fred Ryden Joe Miller Anderson County of Guadalupe Eleanor McGaw Canyon Lake Bank Eagles 2999 Jack Knight Peking Restaurant Grist Bill Dillon HOME TOWN BOYS PfftfECTION IN QUALITY WE will be looking forward to seeing you at the big NEW YEARS EVE PANCE at the EAGLES HAIL a person Includes the admissions boards of the academies will anounce final selec tions from among the senators nominations in Each year thousands of high school seniors apply for the few openings in the freshman classes of the of Naval and Air Force Upon graduating with bachelor of science degree after a rigorous four year they are commission ed as officers in the armed The young men and women who succeed in measuring up to the high standards of Americas service academies become the leaders of our nations defense in war and Gramm In McWilliams will graduate from New Braunfels High where he Is treasurer of the National Honor a Boys State and a Student Coun cil Committee ACROSS 1 Flivvers 5 Make untidy 9 Lassoed 14 Slide over 15 Isaacs son 16 Blue shade 17 Shout 18 Schooner 19 Resin 20 Coast birds 22 Jewish teachers group 24 Colonize 26 Stallion 27 Fuel 29 Parasitic egg 30 Tease 33 Mitigating 37 Figures 38 Ranch units 39 Fawns parent 40 Villain 41 Thoroughfare 42 Holding 44 Unlimited 45 Hebrew letter 46 Hindu deity 47 Nestors 49 Epistle 53 ExArgentine VIP 57 Billow 58 Ready 59 Yale studes 61 Carriages 62 Depository 63 Nursemaid 64 Summer Olympics event 65 Expected 66 Attracted 67 Spanish painter DOWN 1 Pear parts 2 Lodl love 3 Cheerful 4 Elongated 5 Trysted 6 Addict 7 Abrahams mate 8 Headgear 9 Prejudiced person 10 Oxygen form 11 Chrysalis 12 EofQED 13 Take it out PREVIOUS PUZZLE SOLVED 21 Grooves 23 Sailboat 25 Piece out 28 Kind of punt 30 Branches 31 Solar disk 32 Crime group 33 Byron poem 34 Image 35 Color 36 Process 37 Makes unfit 40 Honkytonks 42 Zoo building 43 Be sick 45 Struck 47 Entangle 48 Of our star 50 Nonsense 51 Moth 52 Startagain button 53 Banter 54 Toward 55 Spin like 56 NLsquad 60 Cut to size NEW YEARS EVE DANCE PARTY Featuring Mogan David and The Grapes of Wrath SetUps Food Coffee Soft Drinks Party Favors Doors Open 730 Until 1986 Admission per person per couple twflt Available t SMU Sukut ftclurt Show Stou UtUer County Office Hotu ooy otiur CIVIC CENTER Seiuin A Community Celebration Sponsored by The New Brtunfels Jaycees   

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