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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - July 14, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas                                July CCSCT issuing seeking more volunteers the Community Council jf South Central fexas will be issuing United States Department Agriculture cheese and butter to Income eligible households oh July Under the new guidelines of the Texas Department of Human all recipients Will be required to complete an ap plication in order to determine eligibility and must bring proof of identification and proof of Income such as food stamp Medicaid AFDC award food stamp award VA identification or paycheck Participants are asked to bring their own grocery bags to the Texas National Guard 2253 Interstate 35 between 9 and2 July For trore information about the call CCSCT at 625 Guadalupe Reyes of CCSCT also issues another plea fof more volunteers to help issue com We desperately need Volun teers to issue she Before you can and you need to attend a training session workshop which will last for about two This will assist you in being able to fill out applications on persons wishing to receive she The next training session will be July 17 at 10 at the Senior Citizen Center at 142 For more call Reyes at 6256268 or go by 1996 Sah Antonio before July Prosiy To Your Health The dark side of that summer sun Default collection costs added to student loans WASHINGTON AP Collection costs on student loan defaults cost taxpayers million last according to the Department of which says its time the people responsible began paying the The department says as of collection costs added to the amount due from people who default on their student loan Ronald assistant secretary for postsecondary said Monday that billion in federally backed student loans are now in He said loan recipients have failed to keep up their House Votes To Give INS Authority To Make Final Decisions WASHINGTON AP The in a move to eliminate citizenship application has voted to give the Immigration and Naturalization Service authority to make final decisions in the Sunbathing is a favorite summer but if you overdo the resulting sunburn may ruin your Its far better to prevent sunburn than to deal with it after the Theres relatively little that you can do for a sunburn cold com presses or cool baths may relieve Various creams and lotions may soothe and aspirin or acetaminophen can be used to reduce but basically you just have to wait it you can avoid all this by protecting yourself from overexposure to the Protecting yourself from too much sun also has longterm It can help to prevent premature aging of the skin and reduce your risk of skin including the serious skin cancer called Both melanoma and superficial skin cancers have been linked to overexposure to Ordinary skin cancers Usually occur on body areas that arent protected from such as the ears and and they are most common in older adults who have spent much time outdoors over many Some types of on the other occur on body areas that are exposed to the sun only oc such as the trunk and legs and may be associated with history of intermittent but intense exposures in early life the kind of exposures that many people get on To reduce your risk of cancer as well as prevent remember that moderation is the key to safe sunbathing along with some well planned protection against the suns ultraviolet Buy a good commercial sunscreen product and doht forget to use If you skin is sensitive to its particularly important to seek out products with high SPF Sun Protection Factor A rating of 15 is often recommended for sensitive Even if your skin is less you may want to bring a highSPF sunscreen with you on for use when outdoor ac tivities keep you in the sun for long periods of Once you have reached your personal sun exposure you should switch from your usual product to one that gives you maximum Remember that cocoa baby oil and mineral oil are not sun they dont protect you at And while a natural suntan helps to protect you from the kind of tan you get out of a bottle As for tanning pills that you take theyre not a good idea Under any they consist of huge doses of coloring materials commonly found in Although these pigments are safe when consumed int he small amounts present in they have not beenshown to be safe when taken in doses large enough to discolor your Even if you never burn at keep the sun in mind when you In tropical the sunlight is intense enough to burn almost The suns ultraviolet radiation is also stronger at higher A few medicines can cause which means that they make you more susceptible to the suns ultraviolet light more likely to get a sun Your doctor or pharmacist can tell you if a prescription drug that youre taking is likely to cause this considering the longterm damage and cancer risk associated extensive exposure to the you might want to think about whether culitivating a suntan is really worth Many health authorities now recommend tha people should not attempt to tan at Perhaps it will soon be fashionable as well as helthful to maintain your normal skin color rather than deliberately subjecting yourself to harmful ultraviolet Sunglasses savvy Sunglasses arent just a fashion They can add greatly to your comfort if you choose them Exotic lens colors may be but for real you best bet is plan old with green as a second If glare is a polarized sunglass lenses are a good Mirrored coated glass lenses of the type favored by skiers are also good for getting rid of glare since they screen out more light than tintet lenses Sunglasses should not be worn at If you really find it In convenient to remove yotir sunglasses at night or when you gd you may want to try light sensitive or photochromic which darken automatically when exposed to outdoor sunlight and lighten when you move to dimmer I The American Optometrid Association says that quality nonprescription sunglasses are those with lenses that are free of imperfection and mismatching of color and absorptive To check refraction hold the glasses at arms length and look through them at a straight line or edge in the If the line curves or appears distorted when you move the lens back and forth across the lens is optically Also check to see that the color of the lenses is Regardless of whether you choose glass or plastic you will be getting an impact resistant Ail sunglasses arc defined as medical devices by the food and Drug Ad ministration and are subject to regulatory requirements for safety and including impact resistant Manufacturers must perform tests to show that their lenses meet impact resistance Prosit is a public service provided by the Coma I County Health Deportment and other agencies dealing in health Little is found Aggravated robbery suspect is remanded to Rusk State Hospital for psychiatric treatment after testimony indicates he has more than a dozen personalities manifested from disorder to stand trial By DAVID MAY Staff Writer A Comal County jury Monday found convicted felon Leonard Earl Little mentally incompetent to stand trial on charges of aggravated robbery which will send the Universal City man to Rusk State Hospital for psychiatric who was convicted in Bexar County in 1986 on aggravated robbery charges and has three cases pending in Colorado will finally receive the supervision and care long sought by his Janie District Attorney William Schroeder declined to contest a motion from Littles courtappointed attorney Jack Robinson concerning his ability to answer a charge that he tied up an elderly couple and their grandson on 1986 and then robbed He urged the panel of eight men and four women to find him The jury deliberated less than 10 minutes before rendering their verdict in 274th State District Schroeder gave notice to the court that he will seek a second hearing in accordance with the Texas Mental Health Code whereby he will attempt to show Little is mentally ill and dangerous to both himself and Should that hearing within the next couple of weeks prove Little would be placed in the state facility for an indefinite The subject of news documen Little and his family have been approached by movie producers and publishers seeking rights to his Little is well known as having more than a dozen each having their own characteristic traits and I dont think he is faking said Robinson following the twohour court I am sure the people who know him and who grew up with him dont think he is faking it Both Robinson and Schroeder said Littles case was the first they had ever been involved where a multiple personality complex was In a move as rare as the case Robinson saying that he visitied Little as many as seven times in Comal County He said Little displayed several of his dif ferent personalities during his jail This is a very unusual Robinson told the He was very paranoid and almost memorabilia to be shown Engand AP Dallas West End will play temporary host to an exhibit of Beatle memorabilia that got a lukewarm reception from tourists in the bands hometown of The Beatle City the worlds only permanent exhibit of Beatle is made up of about items ranging from photographs and letters to a Steinway piano complete with keyboard cigarette burns which the late John Lennon composed his songs and a Mini car Ringo Starr had converted to carry his full drum Byrne The exhibit is now in where the band got its start in the It will open at the West End Marketplace in early said the general Mike The exhibit is to return to a and home in Liverpool next spring The financially troubled exhibit was sold to a London John in April for Byrne The previous owner was Radio the independent commercial radio station in Byrne The mall will charge entrance he Byrne predicted success for the Dallas saying he expects visitors a In the States there is still a very big interest in the Byrne Because weve got them in England and we grew up with Liverpool takes them a bit for About people visit the exhibit in Liverpool every mostly American and Japanese he One of the reasons was that the present site was in the wrong place and theres no passing trade The new Liverpool the Albert expects many more he It is closer to the Cavern Club on Mathew where the Beatles played in their early Byrne retarded on one Both Robinson and DuPlantis told the court that Little never understood what he was in jail for and would not remember his visits by Schroeder said during his in vestigation he recognized Little as suffering from a mental I was of the opinion that it was a matter for psychiatrists to Schroeder told the he is he adding that he hoped jurors found the evidence produced Monday as educational to you as it has been to James Joseph a testified that Little suffers from multiple was a paranoid schizophrenic and showed traits of having a Beganza an organic imbalance for which a cause is Sufferers manifest an all but uncontrollable desire to avoid problems in their He said Little was out of touch with reality and suffered severe memory He said Littles case was rare in that persons diagnosed as having multiple personalities usually arc not out of touch with In Little became a suspect in the New Braunfels armed holdup of the elderly couple when a drifter named Otis Ivee reportedly from was found in Littles truck in Colorado In the truck were possessions taken in the New Braunfels including a New Braunfels police investigators questioned Stevens and ultimately obtained a warrant for Littles He was turned in by DuPlantis in Universal City and was indicted by a Comal County grand jury in Schroeder said he was unsure if Little was actually involved in the December holdup I think he may have been I am not even sure he did the stated the In the New Braunfels two masked gunmen en tered the They fled in the familys car with a variety of stolen The car was later Felix Roque said Tuesday morning that his department could not have obtained an arrest warrant for Little had there not been direct evidence linking Little with the crime such as positive identification by the Little and Stevens were charged with several burglaries in Colorado Littles cases are still pen ding Stevens was placed on probation and according to Assistant District Attorney Dwight Stevens has returned to his home Peschel said the ruling here would not automatically carry over to Colorado County and his cases would be handled separately but If he is incompetent in Comal chances are he will be incompetent in Colorado Little was convicted of aggravated robbery in Bexar County in Spetember of 1986 for which he was given a 5year He went through a competency hearing at that According to his attorney at that time asked the court to find him Uttle ended up spending only three weeks in the Department of Corrections due to credit for lime served during his court process in Bexar County and was His sister told the court that the family knew Little had severe mental problems while growing up in southeast She said he had been sexually abused by an uncle for two He had also been affected by the drowning death of a friend when he was a death he blamed on The death of his grandmother two years later was also traumatic in his DuPlantis Uttle has more than a dozen recognized personalities and has been institutionalized and examined numerous His sister said she has spent more than on treatments and analysis for In one he is a black man and is very aggressive and In he is a very talented pianist or painter and displays those though ac cording to his sister he never took lessons and does not display those talents in other In others he relives the sexual attacks and the drowning of his Robinson brought into evidence portions of a news documentary done late last year by a San Antonio television station concerning I jttle in which he seemed to be controlling his I know it all sounds very far DuPlantis But it is I have lived it for many Offer good thru July 1987 5 copies CENTEX OFFICE CENTER 6293979 CMJHTVAKD CFNTKK CASH HERMES OWNER 4 Senate to consider shortflight smoking ban WASHINGTON AP The congressman who persuaded the House to vote to ban cigarette smoking on airline flights of two hours or less says it wont be easy to cajole the Senate into agreeing to the I think it will be a tough Richard said late shortly after the House surprised even him by voting 198193 to clamp down on smoking on short Im going to do some homework immediately to find a supporter in the The if would apply to 80 percent of domestic airline according to the Federal Aviation But the proposal faces a long fight against tough For it still needs approval in the Senate where it will face aggressive opposition from several powerful the provision is part of a billion transportation spending WJ1 for fiscal 1918 that faces a Reagan admyMStration veto threat because of its spending Durbin said that as recently is Monday mor he expected fee smoking provision to be defeated in the The cosponsored by 3JH was opposed by the tobacco and airline the nations airport operators and the airline pools Durbin had the support of a union including three attendants who lobbied representatives all day and several health including the American Cancer Society and the American Heart The rights of smokers to smoke end where their smoking affects the health and safety of Durbin told his colleagues during the floor was joined by several colleagues who said they and their families have suffered health problems as a result of passive I know ami all my surgeons agree that J caught cancer from peoples said Donald They were opposed by legislators from tobacco growing sjites and in very few short tobacco farmers in the South will be selling their said ft Martin Passage of this will depress the market This is noj the time to pass such Others conclusions by the surgeon general governments National Academy of Science tobacco smoke can increase the risk of lung cancer and other respiratory diseases for nearby gijicb studies have not bfen they saying farther sjwjigs by congressional committees with the proper are Go back to the proper have the have the experts come in and bring us a bill we can debate on the argued Bill Norman chairman of the House aviation said he lost his left lung to cancer in 1983 but believes that the legislation needs to be considered at greater The proposal would prohibit federal aid from going to airports servicing airlines that do not prohibit smoking on flights of less than two Durbin said he worded his provision that way to make it germane to the appropriations Federal regulations already prohibit all cigar and pipe smoking on commercial flights and forbid cigarette smoking during takeoffs and in and on planes with seats for fewer than 30 They also require planes designed to carry 30 or more passengers to provide a nonsmoking seat for anyone requesting The overall spending bill was approved by a 282 108 It contains about f billion in new and would release up to billion for transportation projects from the highway and airport trust which come from fuel taxes and other Ask the Land Bank about money to buy land or improve your Fanners today are looking at ways to increase their productivity buying or improving building or remodeling Whatever way you choose to the Land Bank can provide lonnterm credit to So when you are looking to buy or stop in and talk to the longterm credit specialist at your Land Bank South Central Texas Federal Land Bank Association of San Marcos 317 Fredericksburg Box 787 Sau Texas 786670787 TELL SOMEONE YOU LOVE THEM IN THE   

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