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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 24, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas Jim Managing Edltof Daily Newspaper Association convention a variety of views AP aper readership is suffering taken precedence a quality a analyst Morton of 4fiald the preoccupation with profit is at the root of the newspapers pro after the ratio of cir to households has continued to Morton at meeting the Texas Daily Andyear after newspaper companies todemonstrate how can make even more money despite dwindling Larry publisher of the Palestine said he with Mortons of what business youre you have certain expecta Mayo Times are But Morton said those in the newspaper industry respond inap propriately when faced with tough He said newspapers try to find ways to maintain their profits instead of ac cepting the decline in ctii newspapers trim tlohfeVenue generating depart rnents such as affecting the final he Instead of making those Morton advised the group to make strategic investments in their The he would in the short term lower but would provide a healthy Morton suggested that newspapers raise We think newspapers need to make strategic investments in better Morton also advised printing more news and better special in terest WfNewspapers also lack editorial ag and need to do better and more he We think newspapers are the on 51y watchdog role in our Too it is a role that is a profit has been too agreed Roger publisher of the Austin Kintzel said he believed Mortons analysis is valid and that every newspaper should pay SAN Texas AP Americans must begin treating their southern neighbors with more respect in order to build a hemispheric solidarity in the Vice President George Bush who visited earthquake ravaged Ecuador over the said Monday that democracies are now the majority in Central and South America and need the help of the United What were going to need to do as we move into the 1990s is hemispheric trust such as weve never seen and never Bush told delegates to the Texas Daily Newspaper Association 9liUT6elieve we mustlook homeward because of the because of the opportunities and because these are our We havent always treated them with the respect and attention they He said that Congressional ap propriations for fiscal year 1987 re quired that the economic assistance to Latin America and the Caribbean be cut 20 percent to Either were going to support the democracies that exist and those who are seeking democracy or were going to turn our backs economically and Bush We cannot continue to say we support democracy in Latin but then do Bush said he has encouraged bankers to lend more money to the financially plagued Debt is a tremendous problem that weakens these new democracies and also prevents them from buying our which in turn would help our trade Bush He said that the Reagan ad ministration has failed to educate the American people on the dangers of the Sandinista regime in Bush criticized the House for wanting to turn its back on the Con tra rebels fighting the Nicaraguan He said a Gallup poll conducted in Central America in January con cluded that people in that region support Bush said Ecuador is trying to hold on to democracy while it works out economic and military pro He said the which claimed thousands of also destroyed an oil pipeline carrying all of the countrys which pro vides for 40 percent of the govern ments If I ever do hold the highest of fice in this Ill tell you one thing I will emphasize And that is the Importance of the people and the countries in our own He declined during questioning from delegates and reporters to say what was his opposition to President Reagans plan concerning the Iran Contra arms I dont discuss the advice that 1 give to the Bush Clements Lottery could help pay for new prisons Governor addresses Texas Daily Newspaper Association members By DAVID SEPENO Associated Press Writer SAN Texas AP A state lottery could help the over crowded Texas but the state still needs lo raise taxes to prevent financial state officials Bill Clements said the lot tery issue probably would be added to the ballot in It could help ease overcrowding in the Texas Department of Corrections because the profits would be used to build more he Clements said he has spoken to including House Speaker Gib about the lottery and horse racing Lawmakers voted last year to put the horse rac ing proposition on the next General Ejection I understand from talking to Gib Lewis that the lottery would prpbabjy be directed to the criminal justice system in order to build mere Clements told members of the Texas Daily Newspaper Association on As a constitutional the Mtery proposal would have to be approved by a twothirds vote in egcfe Jiojyysj before it couJd be placed I tfttefc that kjnd of idea of con taJjBg will increase its chjageji inasmych as tbe people Tern to all of the l JWYf wart we Piwflg built and wtti be to is 3 good way of Uxout rising wfes later Md reporters he is neutral on the But state Treasuer Ann in another said Texas about billion short of having enough money to maintain the current level of services and can count on only billion in tax We have literally been hit on every she She said new revenue will come from a 15cent gasoline tax and a 5U percent sales Clements has said he will veto any additional tax Youve got to have billion and youve got the highest elected of ficial saying hell veto less than half of Richards Youve got a Stan chairman of the House Ways and Means Com said Texans do not want higher Clements stUI has the ear of the state of Texas and the said a KiUeen Democrat a anj At torney Genera Jim 3 hive been al o4ds over the early release of District Judge William Wayne Justice of Tyler has ordered the state to ease overcrowding in the prison system or face a day element refMSjd to eaJJ for the early release qf npn violent convicts dMriRl ttees of The state i new prison areas for the governor Ut ALL THLOLb KMOWIM6 THtlft AMD CQftPSL SPATULAS OP Guest Column The task of water resource management Bexar County and San Antonio thwartdrought contingency planning This is the second in a series of Guest Columns written by Kenneth of the Edwards Underground Water District board of directors on the subject of water resource management and administration of the aquifer that provides potable water to much of Texas Hill Country By KENNETH IKELS Edwards Underground Water District As mentioned in the last the agree ment reached by Edwards Underground Water District and City of San Antonio in establishing policies and recommending the development of a drought contingency plan was a milestone in the regional approach to the management of the Ed wards The achievement of this agree ment rests primarily on the shoulders of several individuals whoee persistence and devotion made it possible Tom KlWD general Carl a private citizen with a lot of and Rebecca Cedillo of the City of San Antonio staff In the EUWU and City of San Antonio will maintain the institu tional relationship of the Joint Sponsors Commit tee on Water Resources or the development of resources and management policies and the mechanisms and authorities necessary to imple ment those policies The recommendations of the Joint Committee will be subject to approval by the Edwards board of directors and San Antonio City It might be interesting at this lime to reflect on a recommendation of the implementation Ad visory Task Force 11ATF i that was not agreed to and what the implications are The most important recommendation presented by the 1ATF to the ELWD and City of San Antonio was that pumping withdrawal from the aquifer should be thai is districtwide pumping and average spring flow in Hays and Comal counties should not exceed the average annual recharge of the aquifer acrefeel i ihe IATF suggested thai pumping be limited to acrefeet per year With Ihese suggested it would be necessary for City of San Antonio to seek and commit other sources o water in the very near future because the city would probably be the first entity in the dislricl lo exceed its water allocation At this the Joinl Commiltee members representing Cily of San Anlonio indicated thai they could not agree to limiting the pumping or allocations for San Anlonio unless the EUWD restructured its board so that Bexar County would be more equitably represented The representalion on ihe EUWD now consists of three elected officials from each county In other a board consisting of 15 members Various factions within San Antonio and Bexar Counly have implied lhat since Bexar Counly pays approximately 92 percent of the EUWD taxes iherc should be a change in favor of Bexar C and only with a change in the structure of the ElWD board makeup will the impass on allocations be overcome The boitom line is lhat no regional water plan is possible at this time unless the represeniation issue is settled eilher by negotiations or court ac lion The KlWl Board of Directors will confront Ihis issue and some changes in the drought con linnency plan al its next meeting March 25 Andy Rooney Mail goody always interesting The mail has been bad By I mean The letters I least like to get are the ones that are so good that they make me feel ter rible about not There are two subjects that evoke the most angry They are animals and President Most of the animal letters are in favor of but the angry Reagan letters are divided equally between those who hate him and those who love Reaganhaters and Reagan lovers are both so intemperate that their letters are never convincing Charles pey of Redwood cant decide how she feels about President You and the other media she portray Reagan as seme of na He is a if fte Umjible witt They can never up tfeejr mMs I sever tough of as a medja bypssifr J tod P Wfee the SOUJMJ of It Ts Ive received m letters paintog tftat I was wrojag i sm Itenry Ford to ijpj to psppjlfi wko crowded arowjd w It of John Rockefeller Ive received at Jeast as mmy augry letters from people who live in Arkansas who are mad at me because they think J was unfair to another Sam Moore the richest man in the United Walton was listed in Forbes magazine as hav ing billion he can call his own in a col umn several months J wondered what Walton thought about our system for the J didnt think what l said was negative at all to Walton and Id be surprised if he thought I still wonder what a person with that much money thinks about people who dont have Does he think its their his our the systems faujt The question suggest hes a bad guy m bit he has an in teresting No matter what his opinion Walton shojjJd he pieased to tew Jjow many of m fellow Artamans came is lie proves yOM dPflt have to tee poiy to be Mjry voima OCojasju im Airaiei smi m the palmer sjjf got from a scteopi eweago to l nadevery word sjjp wrote After J ibpjt AJJte Lflwe y of OjveavUte ttDt m m fry Pe mm Never more to to peep creep lead Eat or sleep or drink Oh What fun There are still a lot of grammatical purists l started one The people who hale whoever the president happens to be One busybody editor who must have gone lo night changed it to The people who hate whomever the president happens to Several people wrote me to tell me whomever was To tell you the J dont use whomever even when its Mapy people wrote to say the quotation J us ed froffl Uie Bible is not money is the root of aU evr but The love of money is the route el am evil Carole Greenberg of Now that Super BQWI mf i its on Jy a matter of ttoe before start picfcipg ojj for uw t wW fee ptiiog tescbatt aoyday apw1 paly ame players to either Jeape ire paying toe samf team the m year in the American League tfte dead fwraer
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