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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 18, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas                                Soviets vow to respect Lithuanian parliament AP In a day of apparent k Soviet military official promised hot to seize the Lithuanian parliament building and ftlist officials agreed to hold A referendum on indepen Reality sets in on the home front The lines at first seemed clearly The allied air force looked trie possibility of a swift peace arid limited casualties But those comfortable lines have already bcguri to District27 season If f kf delayed by weather Today supposed to mflrk the stan of the Dis if let 27 soccer but rains in ttji forced the postponement of tonights Smithfon ValleyCanyon and New Marcos iy New Braunfels M009 YAHDELL DR TX 79903 77 47 707 Landa New Texas 78130 USPSJ37 m EL IA tatunq S377680 Jan 1991 25 Cents One Continued cloudy and cool con ditions with scattered showers and a high temperature near 40 arc expected with winds from the north to northeast at 1015 Decreasing cloudiness and a slight decrease in winds overnight should keep the temperature rela tively level and give way to a high of60 for Insldt DEAR RELIGIOUS TV Assault on Teachers see both patriotism in students Liberation ll take By STEPHANIE FERGUSON Editor Area teachers and principals are stepping up activities and counseling sessions this week as students deal with the outbreak of war in the Middle I think the children are concerned and worried and some of them very said Barbara principal at Comal Teachers are taking time out to talk to students as she said Most of the teachers are doing var ious Some are discussing Were trying to identify those child ren that actually have relatives over there and were finding quite a said Carl Schurz Elementary Principal Jane Patrick principal of Smith son Valley Middle said the faculty was alerted last week on how to reassure and calm children if war was to break See Page 2 NBISD to conduct blood drive Two masterslevel counselors be conducting sessions at Teen 1414 San for children and for adults who have relatives or friends involved in the Art therapy sessions also will be offered for small children to help them deal with their The sessions will start 23 and will continue Kiwanis Club members placed at various businesses and residences throughout townyester day and theyre willing to leave them flying throughout this crisis but are asking that folks help them out by taking the flags in at night and replacing them in the The Sophienburg 200 will be the site of this afternoons autograph party honor ing Louise Ingeborg Buchholz and Ethna Kathryn who are responsible for a locallyprinted Viola and the Two Sisters of New The book remembers Jernigans early years in New Buehholz translated it into German and Hasty provided The book was printed in English and German to satisfy visitors from Germany who seek inexpensive souvenirs from The Sophienburg Museum Gift Shop Has never had any books about New Braunfels in the Ger man language until The book is available at the 401 and at the Proceeds benefit the The public is invited to todays Vehicle window spon sored by the Startzville Business Owners Association and All Star will be offered from 9 to 2 19 and noon to 4 At a cost of identification numbers will be engraved on each window of your truck or van to discour car Proceeds of about per car will go to the Start zville Business Owners Sports The etching will be conducted at Truck Mar ine Supply Bumper to 7768 FM 2673 in The Captain James Jack Chap Daughters of the American has been invited to a Tea honoring candidates for state office of the Texas Society Daughters of the American Revo lution 26 from 2 to 4 at the Carter U9 Taylor San RSVP by 21 to Henry members and prospec tive members wishing to go will Comal County 4H and FFA members work all year long for many livestock but the big daddy of them all is the Junior Livestock Show in To help earn large payoffs for the young the Comal Coun 2 As a show of support for the troops in the midst of the New Braunfels Independent School Dis is sponsoring a special blood drive at the Educa tion at Mill and Academy Were encouraging our employees to give blood for Operation Desert Storm and also inviting anybody in the community to said school nurse Susan The drive is slated from 2 to 8 We just thought that this might be a way that we could sort of help out in the war she Were sup porting them and also our hospitals here in the See Page 2 Smith expects quick conclusion By STEPHANIE Newt Editor Lamar Smith is predict ing the war in Saudi Arabia last only a few more but the need for troops presence in the Middle East could continue for I think the war will just be a few but that there will be a continued need for allied troops presence in the MiddleEast tocoi until stability returns to the said who represents the 21st District of Texas which includes Comal In a telephone interview from Smith said Thursday the mood on Capitol Hill was that of A row of flags adorns Westerner Center on New Braunfels Landa Street as the world focuses on war in the Middle Photo by Erik See Page 2 KarlSSOn Bush says WASHINGTON AP President Bush said today the military effort against Iraq is proceeding but cautioned that it will take some time to complete the task of liberat ing war is never cheap or Bush also said he appreciated Israels restraint in not retaliating for Iraqi missile attacks He said that from the beginning Israel had shown great Understand ing about security and political Since Iraqs overnight attack on Bush has worked to maintain the unusual antiIraq coali which includes a number of prominent Arab This coalition is not going to fall Bush As Operation Desert Storm thun dered into its second full day waves of warplanes took to the skies However two squadrons of fighterbombers returned to trie largest air base in Saudi Arabia on Friday morning with out having dropped any The weather was bad in the target area so they were not able to their said Tom Web ster of the Air National See 2 Rains trigger some flash floods in area From STAFF AND WIRE REPORTS Heavy rains triggered flash flooding and the Seguin Police Department was advising some residents to get out of their homes early while some roads in the San Antonio area Were Forecasters also warned of possible flash flooding across a vast area of North Texas and across most of South east Comal County seems to have been spared the worst effects of the heavy although lowwater crossings should be approached with Authorities said Farm Road 725 was closed because of high water between Interstate 10 and Farm Road 78 and said Farm Road 78 was closed from Marion to Road Portions of Farm Road 1044 and Farm Road 20 in Guadalupe County were closed due to officials Persons along Walnut Branch in the Apache Addition and along Geronimo Creek in Elmwood Estates in Seguin were warned of rising but no PEC provides tips for power interruptions Because electric companies experience their peak demands for service during the cold weather increases the potential for overloading These conditions can result in power customer actions can help shorten the dura tion an according to a tip sheet distributed by Pedemales Electric The first action is to make sure the power interrup tion is not a blown fuse or a tripped circuit check with a neighbor served by a different trans former to determine if are without If it is determined a power interruption has note the time it happened and turn off all electrical This is particularly important for major energy users such as heating ranges and water Then call your electric company or cooperative office to report the in the event of a major sev eral hundred people could be without power and they may also be Be patient telephone lines may be and the chances are good that the electric com pany already has been notified of the power If you do provide your full name and the time the power interruption occurred and any informa tion that might be such as if power lines are down or if your neighbors have When power is wait 20 or 30 minutes before turning the heating unit back Allow it to cycle off before turning your water heater Continue to leave nonessential appliances off for at least one then turn them on one at a This will help prevent another interruption from water was reported to have entered any A dispatcher at Guadalupe County Sheriffs Department said no one outside the Seguin city limits had to be A spokesman at Seguin EMS said there are still some low water cross ings that cannot be but at the creek hadnt risen for more than an A Comal County Sheriffs Depart ment dispatcher said this morning that no roads had been although a lowwater crossing warning had been placed near Comal Elementary New Braunfels Utilities and Peder nales Electric Cooperative reported no major outages Officials said flooding in the San Antonio area was reported in Alamo Heights and along Salado Creek near a recreational vehicle At San inches of rain fell between midnight and 6 and inches fell at Live Oak and 275 inches at Officials said Jones Maltsberger Street in Alamo Heights was under The flash flood watch for North Texas was south of a line from Clarksville to Weatherford to Ballin It included the cities of Sulphur Waco and the DallasFort Worth The other flash flood watch cov ered Southeast South Central Texas and the Hill Rainfall amounts in the area cov ered by the flash flood watches could reach 23 forecasters Lows tonight will be in the 20s across West Opposition to fire district among ballot topics Portable planetarium Taking a count of stargazers is Ruth planetarium coordi nator at Discovery Hall In Groups of students at Memorial Primary then entered the inflatable planetarium for an edu cational trip to the Photo by Erik Karlsson New Braunfels and Comal County voters will be called on Saturday to make several City residents are encouraged to particitpate in a nonbinding referen dum authorizing and funding the fight against efforts to store and bum hazardous waste at a local cement n calling the the city lim ited it to the expenditure of city and the method of obtaining such in order to oppose the application of Systech Environmental Corporation Lafarge Corpora tion to obtain special permits to store burn hazardous The propositions include Number in which citizens are asked to vote for or against the citys opposition to the application which encourages lim iting the fight to legislative relief Number which authorizes the expenditure of city reserves to fund the fight Numbers 4 through which authorize the raising of funds through varied methods of Voters in the city of New Braunfejs may cast their ballots between 7 and 7 Saturday at the following polling places District 1 Star 144 District 2 First United Method ist Church Wesley Hall enter on Mil 572 San District 3 Braunfels Pfe sbyterian 373 District 4 Eagles 257 County voters will go to the polls Saturday to determine the fate of a rural fire prevention district in the Canyon LakeStartzvjlle area and an emergency services district in the BulverdeSpring Branch If the voters in the Canyon Laker Startzville area approve the creation of Rural Fire Prevention District the property owners in the area can be taxed up to 3 cents per property Voters in that area will vpte from 7 to 7 at Canyon Lake Vplun teer Fire Department Station 1 in Canyon FM 306 and at Starts   

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