Friday, March 20, 1987

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 20, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas Bdtldf and Publisher Jim Managing Bdltof Fbrum POLICY Welcomes All letters should be sign ed and include an address of telephone The newspaper reserves the right to should be sent to ATetr Braunfels Drawer New Texas or brought to our offices at S g Bad Schloss a second point of view To the editor Isrit it odd that when someone files for City Council the mud clinging starts It is evident that the Bad rf Boy from Bad Schloss referred to by Green is Gary can didate for the City So lets talk about this Bad Lets list some of the Bad things he has fe done ft His business is one of the highest taxbased businesses in New which is one of the your property taxes can stay fe Jj Hundreds of college and high school kids have summer jobs locally to help defray costs of college and g allow them to work in New Braunfels fgrather than commute to other The kids that Gary employs are not out on the streets and are less apt get into i Hundreds of thousands of tourist are being spent at gas convenience stores as a residual of J their visiting Garys Thousands of sales tax dollars are generated for the T Hundreds of thousands of dollars spent locally with suppliers to operate Garys y By the above it is obvious that the Bad Boy Gary is generating jv enormous amounts of money for the xCity of New Braunfels and other local This should be a councilmans s I feel Gary is helping the problem of deliquency by providing f hundreds of jobs for our kids during the 4 Thisis aiso a city councilmans Garyis already doing pJRemember a city is a business and jshould be run as a No one wants to be involved in a business ft venture that loses So should city leaders lose money I urge to do as suggested in a previous about the Bad Discover for and then decide Gary Henry from Bad Schloss not be the best thing that has happened to this Buddy Stephens Secular Humanists not getting desired results To the editor In his cartoon Education in Alabama Fundrnentalism car toonest Oliphant is again perpetuating the myth that Fun 1 damentalists are uneducated Tray undisciplined and southern bigots Stars and Bars on If he were to portray anyone other than Christians thusly he would be immediately condemned as a bigot himself by the Antidefamation According to the Oxford American Fundamentalism is the strict maintenance of traditional or thodox religious belief especially Protestant such as the literal truth of the Most Fundamentalists would agree with that definition and add the deity of Christ that He is Gods Sort and salvation by grace that man cannot save himself by good Oiiphants Secular by well well heeled and by well Oiiphants Secular Humanist obviously is beyond plaining his but his brothers have done so very well in the Humanist Manifesto II of The tell us in Any account of nature should pass the tests of scien tific evidence in our the dogmas and myths of traditional religions do not do We find insuf ficient evidence for belief in the ex istence of a supernatural it is either meaningless or irrelevant to the question of the survival and fulfill ment of the human As non we begin with not God not One doesnt need a degree in English or Semantics to see that Secular Humanists by their own and thus oppos ed to the beliefs of the vast majority of Though they The preciousness and dignity of the in dividual person is a central humanist their leads to the degradation of the For they believe that intolerant often cultivated by orthodox religions and puritanical cultures unduly repress sexual With plenty of help from mans selfish desires they have been largely successful in freeing this genera tion of young people from intolerant attitudes which repress sexual con but what has been the result Four five hundred in dividual preborn persons are abated eachday in the 98 percenppr no reason other than that not married to the father or the pregnancy is Short of harming others or compelling them to do individuals should be permitted to express their sexual proclivities and pursue their lifestyles as they say the Secular What has been the result of free ex pression of sexual proclivities Alar ming increases in the spread of VD and the spector of AIDS which some authorities believe will be worse than the Bubonic Plague that killed 50 per cent of While not doubting the sincerity of the Secular I can see that the results they desire do not come from the ac tions they Having usurped Gods position as the one who knows what is best for they have shown themselves to be lacking in understanding of cause and God knows what makes humans hap py and gave instructions in the Bible years ago that work better than the latest ideas of Far from un duly repressing sexual Biblical standards enable humans to avoid the degradation so common in our world For an eyeopening contrast bet ween Gods way and the Secular Humanists I would suggest reading the Sermon on the Mount t Matthew and 7 and the Humanist Manifesto I and available from Promethus 700 Amberst Buffalo David Green Your Representatives President of the United States The White House 1609 Pennsylvania Avenue 20100 Bill Clements Texas 7871 Itaie Texas House of Texas RepMas Sweeney GucKtoJupe County United States House Lloyd Bentsen United States Senate Room Russell State Judith affirini Capitol Station 12048 Texas 78711 William Sims Capitol Station 12048 Texas 787ll ramm United states Senate 29510 Mi Res tamar Smith United states House Representatives B6iN RjfouroF BUSINESS Bt1 GOVERWHT VM IKMCW OUST HOW ACCUSED OF Mike Royko Read gluttons for punishment A New york publishing house has sent me a copy of a new paperback book it has just brought With it came a note that said We take pleasure in presenting you with this review copy and ask that you please send two copies of your notices to our I seldom review books in my The Chicago paper for which 1 write has a section that takes care of But in this Im go ing to make an This book is called If At with a subtitle that says With the exclusive inside storv of the 1986 Championship Season The author is Keith who is the first baseman on the New York Mets baseball team he didnt write it some professional ghostwriter But the words and story originated with Hernandez 1 will begin my review by saying that this is a very solid The moment 1 opened the package sand saw what it was about 1 threw it against my office wall as hard as 1 could I slammed it to the floor and jumped up and down on it I beat on it with a chair or several minutes until I slumped unto m emo tionally and physically spent Although slightly the book was still in It is also a book that can cause 1 dropped it on the desk of a friend who has had weekend season tickets at Wrigley Field for the James Kilpatrick past 10 It immediately stirred him to emotional He shouted Why are you showing me that piece of I say deleted Hernandez and deleted the Mets and deleted the whole deleted city of New And deleted vou Then he flung It against a wall and gave it a kick It still remained 1 told you it was a solid Its a book that can move a sensitive reader to as I discovered when I showed it to a man who has been going to Cub games since a year that is known as The Beginning of Darkness When he looked at the he choked back a a tear trickled down his cheek and he Why them Why not What was our sin0 How can we atone for it You I asked my clergyman and he said he wishes he knew because he lost betting against them And its a powerful book As reviewers like to say It can hit you right in the guts This was proven when I showed it to a confirmed bleacherite who said Excuse Im going to throw But enough of Let us consider the contents of this On the very first Hernandez and his ghostwriter say ad made the second out on a long the Mets were through for 1986 o nobody two runs ox already leading the World Series en our Scoreboard operator at And on page Hernandez says round dur ing infield I draw a line nan and myself and call our manager over avy1 I ask He Moving to page we find sweet bird of were a different story Its diffquietly as 1 work my way out of a bad me to listen to his judgments I wrong with my swing 1 not hot to th hardheaded Dand and I have had 1 it sounds kind of incrom But thats the way a story reads when you rip the pages of a book in one by as Ive been doing Dont misdunderstand me I in not doing that out of spite Im a good a cheerful loser in the last two 1 dont think Ive wat ched my video of the move Fail Safe in which New York City gets more than tt or 40 times The fact 1 have found this to tx a useful book I have been tearing out the pages and crumpl ing them into little wads When 1 have about tu or 40 of these 1 put them in my fireplace under the kindling and light them Theyre excellent for getting a tre started Then 1 pour myself a lower the lights sit back and stare at the crackling flames And 1 pretend that Im looking at Shea Stadium Utilizing the wonders of the delete key 30515 My first some 6u years was my mothers Corona a little job with a flipflop set of keys Man and I stayed with manual typewriters until this past when at last I learned to compose directly on an IBM personal computer These when the talk turns to 1 am now more Catholic than the How come Its that beautiful key that is labeled delete Those of us who grew up on Underwoods or Royals had another key for getting rid of the misspelled word or clumsy That key was labeled You just xd out the offending passage and went on about your But this was and there always was a temptation to leave a bad sentence most professional writers work on word My thought is that many of them have failed to appreciate what delete can do to help them They dont back up and start over Let me offer a few Horrid examples This was from a story in the Indianapolis Star about a basketball game But who if the Bulls had to piay without him they would be came bads in the second period From the Grants Pass Daily about Lyndon in court URowhe began on djy undergoing questioning at a pretrlal deposi tion at which the public was barred Where was that marvelous key The BMSioess News carried an item Alice Arredondos beauty parlors We must not overlook the fact that behind this suc cessful woman and business is her wonderful who stands by her Some months the fort Collins Coloradoan carried a column of guest the type got A day or so this notice ap peared To read the guest opinion properly first read all but the last line of the first column then proceed to the third column and the paragraph Why do we want Read the rest of the third then return to the bottom line of the first column While individual property owners and continue to the second The last paragraph in Uje second col umn is the last paragraph of the guest This was headlined When we fail to back yp and stirt we fall into the mangles and Thus the Aachprage Timm reported a television program Uut lostes at the techjeipgy whiclj iru mjkjng i passive for more women to have bibies at on Cnjnnej me New Times m January covemJ the presidents surgery A faaj report m the pro state tissue from Farrow Cotel ingum is expected on to FlorJOa readers learned that 3 jydge bad denied requests to dtemtes suits WaxatasU piest accused oj mmy mmm few aMsr the Orlando diocesg ajod Its You me with byMUing UK delete toy and try w spifc a program at on i ttit loJSs at ad We go to the active voice Pr Far row and Cotelingum are expected to file a final report We put a period after boys and start anew The Orlando diocese and its bishop also are defendants in the case recast1 In the Monroe La readers learned of a child who was injured in January while he was play Ing with some children in a vacant lot in the 1000 plock of Dellwood Drive on a heavy pole being used as a seesaw across some culverts Be be be clear From a newslet ter circulated by an accounting firm an interest of a donee will be recognized even though it is a limited partnership interest which does not participate in the management of the partnership jj the general partner retains no con trol which substantially limits any of the rights which would ordinarily be exercised by unrelated limited partners and if the limited partners right to transfer or liquidate the in terest is not subject to substantial limitations The writer hasnt been born who does not get tangled to syntax now smd We try to cram top mmy elements into a single taysiead of striking backing wp and starting we ptege recWessjy ahead From a mmujj m slide presmtalipns of ttie fac tors to this proMeraJion of maierials dme to the increased general increases to class sue experienced to jhj school as weU as the necessity of ejftsur tog o 4eJste