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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 8, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas Congress worried by batik rescues WASHINGTON AP Members of Congress contend thai taxpayers should not have 10 foot the bill to rescue fuiling but sonic say the public may ultimately be asked to provide billions of dollars for future See Page 3 Cuhybn is profitedI in the first of U scries on me three local high scfiooi soccer The Cougars lost eight snifters bit of last years playoff but a new coach and aii aggressive philosophy has the team ready to show off its new Baltics battling conscription MOSCOW AP Leaders of the breakaway Hal tic states today denounced lite Defense Ministry as inviting conflict by ordering troops to enforce scription and round up deserters in seven secessionist sjt mY s O u 39 i 8E8TAVAUI T 1 1 tyi 707 Landa New Texas 78130 5126259144 One 10 Pages A sunny aftcnioon today should sec winds at 10 mph shifting from the northeast to the south drawing new cloud cover to the area this A high of should yield to an overnight low of 42 with cool temperatures and a chance for rain Showers are possible through the weekend and could hit the area as early as Inside CLASSIFIED 79 COMICS 4 CROSSWORD 3 DEAR 5 HOROSCOPE 5 SPORTS 67 TV LISTINGS 5 WEATHER 2 The public is invited to a Memorial Breakfast Honoring Jesse A Tribute to a Lifetime of Scouting on Thursday at 7 at the Christian Life Center of First Baptist corner of Cross and The breakfast will benefit the Alamo Area Counti of Boy Scouts of American Tonkawan and a campcrship will be established in Garcias of the late Jesse Garcia and friends of scouting are incited to break Cost is cair Terry lor at 6257541 to reserve your Marybeth a professional singer from New will be the featured performer at the opening program of the Winter Concert Series at First Protestant Church Friday at This concert is free and open to the Serving as accompanists for this program will be Kathryn and Mark Timothy The Circle Arts Theatre has held over the sale of its 1991 season offering an extended run of tickets through On sale at ChinanThings in Landa Shopping Center and Kristis on West San Antonio the pass provides admission to five productions for the cost of Line up for the 23rd season includes Crimes of the opening 31 Arsenic and Old April 4 Funny July 5 Noises 12 and How the Wurst Was running during Some restrictions The New Braunfels Community Choir will be in rehearsal from 7 to 9 in the Friendship Room at Eden New officers will be Come sing Southwest Texas State Universi tys Sammie Hoff Angel Flight spread its wings of vol and generosity from through San Marcos and and into New Braunfels with a laundry list of special pro jects this Angel Flight is a national ser vice organization affiliated with Air Force ROTCs Arnold Air a national honorary service Angel Flights charter is to support Air Force the Air Force Asso ciation a nonprofit organization which supports Air Force issues and sponsors AAS and Angel its host and the in which theyve parti cipated include Help One Student To tutorjng program at Carl Schurz jElementary School in New Braunfels a home care program for terminally ill in which Angel Flight delivered flowers donated by Sherris Floral Creations of New Braunfels and Flowerland of San Marcos to patients in the New Braunfels and Canyon Lake SM Page 2 NBISD eyes conservative sex education Band stand damaged The band stand on New Braunfels1 Main Plaza fell victim to vandals over the with severals spin dles in the railing kicked out of David Whatley of the citys Parks and Recreation Department also noted that the rope on the flagpole was and Texas and Tree Gity flags twere act followsthe recent theft of the bayonetfrbmarveteransW restoration of the historic band Whatley encourages anyone with information on the vandalism to contact Photo by Erik Karlsson AntiIraq allies stand fast Saddam threatens attacks By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The talk from both sides toughened svith a day to go before the highest level talks since the onset of the Persian Gulf Oil prices have shot up and people across the Middle East are girding for the In Europe Secretary of States James Baker III was holding his final meetings with allies after emphatically rejecting any extension of the 15 dead line for Iraq to leave Kuwait or risk who has suggested the chances of peace arc is to meet in Geneva on Wednesday with Iraqs foreign Tariq whose latest comments indi cated Iraqi docs not plan to budge without Aziz said Monday that he did not think Iraq the emirate by next Tuesdays deadline and pre dicted a war would be Making final prcprations for a con some foreign embassies in Bagh dad shut down and others shredded documents and planned overland eva cuations if air routes are Gas mask distribution was stepped up across the Thousands of foreigners a day have been leaving Middle East nations such as which Saddam Hussein has threatened to attack if war A growing number of airlines have halted or reduced flights to Israel in I am less optimistic that we might achieve a peaceful solution that 1 was before Baker said on Monday in Crude oil prices a barometer of Middle East jitters rose nearly S3 a barrel on Monday to close at in New Oil jumped to nearly a barrel following the 2 invasion of but recent peace efforts and diplomatic sessions pushed the price below En route to Baker planned today to confer with French President Francois Mitterrand in German Chancellor Helmut Kohl in Bonn and Italian Foreign Minister Gianni De Michelis in See Page 2 By STEPHANIE FERGUSON News Editor New Braunfels Independent School District may introduce a conser vative sex education program that focuses on giving students the ability to say no to sex instead of promoting safe Its an abstinence said Mike assistant superintendent for curriculum and The geared toward middle school waspresented to the NBISD board of trustees Mon day during a workshop The 5hourplus program was compiled by a SelfResponsibility with Fitsko as the using material mainly from a program writ ten in Atlanta with information and funding from the Grady Memorial Ford Foundation and the Georgia Department of Theres a lot of parental involve ment in Fitsko said about the We want to be able to tell Its OK to want to tell kids matits important to talk to your parents about Sex education is not something that should be put totally on the Board President Bob Self said he was impressed with the but is opposed to sex education in the Ive always been opposed to sex education in the school he I dont think its the school sys tems responsibility to take on things such as sex social prob We need to educate kids so they can get out in the world be Fitsko said he liked the presented program because it was short and could be taught in five one hour a It also provides for teacher training on the The program focuses mainly on giving students techniques on getting out of pressuring When you look at teenage pre gnancy studies what you hear a lot from teenage girls who have gotten pregnant is this common I real ly didnt want to do it but I got talked into it and 1 didnt know how to get out of Fitsko An excerpt from the proposed program manual It is impor tant to assist prcteens in developing healthy attitudes about Because of their earlier physical such youth are more like ly to be curious about sex at younger ages than in need to Have guidance in handling their cur iosity and help in understanding the inappropriateness of sexual exper imentation as a way to meet needs for They are beginning to move to an age group in which peers become extremely When they reach middle or high they will need to exercise more personal control over their beha See Page 2 CISD sets special meeting to discuss filling vacancy The ComaJ ISD board of trustees will meet in special session 10 to discuss filling the vacancy of superin tendent left by the death of Bill Brown lost his battle with cancer when he died at Methodist Hospital in San The 51year old superintendent came to CISD in He was diagnosed in March with an inoperable brain but took treatment and continued working until late As Legislature Kuempel sees long road By STEPHANIE FERGUSON News Editor Faced with a state budget and education and pris on State Edmund Kuem pel says a special session is inevitable as the 72nd Legislature convenes I dont think theres any question about Kuempel said about a spe cial With redistricting and the budget crunch and some of the elected officials wanting to go to a oneyear budget I dont think theres any question that we will have a spe cial or It gets he But we were elected to do a job and Im not yelling about If we have to have we have to have The Scguin lawmaker said he expects the regular session to move quickly because there are so many subjects to With the problems that we have with education and we will be on a relatively fast Kuempel See Page 2 Both new issues on tap AUSTIN AP The Legislature convenes in regular session and Speaker Gib Lewis said he expected to be elected to a record fifth term as House leader despite two misdemea nor ethics indictments against The members see through They see what a phonytype thing this They see it as a personal agenda by the district attorney of Travis Coun DFort said The Travis County grand jury is investigating alleged influence peddling in the Lewis has accused District Attorney Ronnie Ear le of being politically motivated in the Earle says hes just doing his The indictments allege that Lewis took a gift from a San Antonio law failed to disclose it and failed to report a business He has denied any If Lewis would face up to 18 months in jail and in who has no announced said it makes no difference to him whether the vote for speaker is open or Al D and the public watchdog See Page 2 Car fire A New Braunfels firefighter examines the charred interior of a car after an unexplained fire this morning at 2250 Mill The fire was reported about Photo by Erik Karlsson Until the 10 the school district will continue to operate as it has during the superintendents ill with Arlen assistant acting as district Also on the agenda is a goalsetting workshop in which trustees will ad dress their plans for the remainder of the 199091 school The meeting will begin at 7 in the Central AdministrationOffice board Grandson awaits Army permission to hunt treasure EL Texas AP The grandson of the man who claimed he found a treasure in gold bars in a cavern on Victoria Peak says he expects to soon gel a permit from the Army for a treasure Terry grandson of Milton Doc whose story has long been a part of New Mexicos lost trea sures told the El Paso Times Monday that he hopes to get permis sion soon for the treasure hunt that will take him on White Sands Missile We hope to have the contract signed this a Cali fornia advertising executive who has worked for the past three years for die right to look for the gold bars that his a traveling foot claimed he found in a cavern while deer hunting near the peak in A required environmental assess ment of the expedition was completed Were pretty much assured by the Pentagon that we wont be affected by events in the Middle Delonas said in an interview at Las When Noss told people about his he said he had tried to enlarge the opening and extract the treasure when a dynamite charge misfired and sealed the entrance according to the
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