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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 23, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas                                fare for the Super Bowl Supcrbowl Sunday is a day where millions of Americans gather with friends and prepare Tor the big Its also a day where game time munching can sabotage the weightloss efforts of even the strong See Page 9 Rangers move to 20 in District 27 sodcer Of the six basketball and three soccer games involving local high schools Tuesday only one emerged with a victory as Smithson Valley improved to 20 in district soccer with a win over Scguin Bush condemn Iraqs missile attack on Israel WASHINGTON AP President Bush today condemned the continuing Iraqi missile attacks Israel as terrorism and thanked Israeli Prime Minister Yilhak Shamir for his continued See Page 13 0 New Braunfels 50 707 Landa New Texas 78130 DSPS Zeltuno t 377880 5126259144 Wednesday 1991 25 Cents One 16 Pages Cloud cover throughout the day likely will result in rainfall tonight as winds from the north or north west keep things chilly with gusts of 1015 The clouds likely will begin to break up resulting in a partly cloudy weekend wiih highs near Inside DEAR TV Agencies United for Child Abuse Prevention will meet Thurs day at noon at the VEH Dining Room in the basement of the Education 430 Mill Persons should bring quarterly To make reservations call Claudette Doherty at Persons who are taking care of youngsters who have a parent or parents or jgping Arabia are invited to call Joyce at 6299831 to talk about the possibility of forming a support group for the youngsters who not be understanding what is going Joyce is taking care of her 7ycarold granddaughter whose mother is already over there and whose father is on his She thought it would be nice to have a gathering locally for persons who may need some emo tional support during this trying Cheryl whose son is a Petty Officer in the Navy and is stationed in Saudi is still interested in setting up a support group for everybody who has anyone theyre concerned about in Group meetings will allow folks to ask get their problems solved plumbing Scott has been in touch with the folks at Fort Sam Hous ton to determine who to call for help with various situations and to keep us informed and to help with any Call her between 7 and 9 at Two masterslevel counselors will be conducting sessions at Teen 1414 San for children and for adults who have relatives or friends involved in the Ah therapy sessions also will be offered for small children to help them deal with their The sessions will start tonight at and continue each Wednes day Byron a New Braunfels resident and geography professor at Southwest Texas State will be a special guest at the New Braunfels Childrens Museum Thursday at 4 He will be presenting a slide show on Saudi Arabia a timely topic and will be dressed in Saudi His talk will be appropri ate for any age including The slide show is an added attraction for the museums Where in the World is Saudi Arabia exhibit that is The exhibit also includes a desert complete with hot air blow dryer and heat an area on Arabic writing and clothing and Jayne who recently fled Dhahran earlier this also is expected to talk with the children who visit the The Child rens Museum is in Courtyard Shopping Teen Connections OED classes 2 C Israel weighs response Fires could affect economy By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Raging fires at Kuwaiti oilfields could affect weather as far away as Texas and help increase petroleum shipping experts said as more reservists from the state were called for duty in the The oilpumping heart of Kuwait burned out of control spew ing black clouds of smoke across the sky in what some saw as a bid by Iraq to screen its troops from punishing air attacks by If they startJi rcsthai atcfgoiiig to bum from months into we will definitely see the smoke as well as the pollutants that will increase the green house the insulation which will increase the acidity of the which will men increase the amount of ozone on the here in the Dallas said Southern Methodist University physics profes sor George Crawford also said Tuesday that Tcxans have already started seeing more spectacular red sunsets because of fifes that have oil Aerial photos showed that the Ira qis blew up wells and storage tanks at a relatively small oilfield just across the Saudi border in Fires also raged in storage tanks at Shuaiba and Mina major refineries nearer to Kuwait the military The allied air which included aircraft sorties in the first six and Iraqi retaliation could fragile Persian Gulf area Planners Iraq still has punch Saudi Arabia AP military planners concede that bombbattered Iraq maintains a strong offensive punch despite a week of fire from the having taken another Iraqi today pondered whether to hit Patriot interceptor missiles failed to knock out Tuesdays Iraqi missile attack on the Tel Aviv but they turned back Iraqi Scuds zooming into eastern Saudi Arabia before dawn Irans official news agency FRNA said Iraq has claimed its ground forces launched an attack on allied forces in Saudi Arabia early this morning and captured allied There was no independent confirma and allied officials in Saudi Arabia said they were checking on the An oilfield in southern Kuwait that was ignited by Iraqi occupiers was Sea Page 2 Three bond out after arrests in drug bust By STEPHANIE FERGUSON News Editor Three local residents arc free on bond today after being arrested on drug charges Tuesday when New Braunfels Police Department officers executed a search warrant in the West Its a good bust from the stand point that it had all of the appear ances of a dope house and thats been ripped said Police Chief One thing about this house is well check and see if its paid for and if so well go for seizure of the house and well own that Arrested during the Tuesday night raid was Mario Campos Rebecca both of the residence and Jose of the 800 block of The search warrant was exe cuted around 7 with the help of New Braunfels police Median landscaping will be finished soon The bcaulification project currently under way at 81 and Seguin Avenue is expected to be complete in says the assistant resident engineer for the Texas Department of Highways and Public Crepe myrtle Barberry and sagebrush arc some of the plants being plained in the said Kent The contractor for the work is Mal donado Nursery Landscaping of New Its a beautification OBrien Its a landscaping job to come in and put in some nice plants all of those will be placed strategi cally to create an aesthetically pleasing view from the The project originated in the spring of 1988 when the New Braunfels Council of Garden Clubs approached the citys Parks and Recreation Department about improving the appearance of the state highway medians at 81 and Seguin The city of New Braunfels received a grant from the highway department for the project and will match that amount with noncash contributions of materials and site Energy assistance available AUSTIN Some lowincome Texans may be eligible for help in paying heating bills this winter through the Home Energy Assistance according to Texas Depart ment of Human Services Commis sioner Ron Lindsey said the onetime payment is available to many lowincome Applications for energy assistance wre mailed to thousands of households that received food Aid to Families with Dependent or Supplemental Security Income in Other low income individuals may request an application by calling the tollfree number during the enrollment period of 28 through Eligibility is limited by gross income and Aid is avail able for a oneperson household hav ing less than gross income per The gross income limits arc for households of two for for for five and for Households arc eligible if the cost See 2 Volunteer adventure These lucky adult volunteers were the first to see the wonders awaiting children Inside the Hallmark Kaleidoscope exhibit the big yellow tent that popped up outside the New Braunfels Childrens Museum during training The 60minute exhibit is open for school tours during the week and open to the public Saturday at and 11 and and 3 and on Sunday at and 3 Admission is free and tickets are available 30 minutes before each After where they explore and cre ate children are invited to visit the The New Braunfels Service League provided more than 100 volunteers to help staff making it possible to bring the traveling exhibit to Photo by Erik Karlsson School finance plan rejected To the finish Ovie a Wimberly resident employed in New refinlshes antique chairs outside a house off Gruene The fin ished products are sold through Faded an antique store in the Gruene Historical Photo by Erik Karlsson AUSTIN AP Consolidation of school districts or tax bases could be ways to make the states public educa tion finance system the Texas Supreme Court said in ruling against the system for a second The court added in its 90 ruling Tuesday that it was not ordering those specific But it said a consti tutional system must be devised by April The school finance reform law enacted last summer after four special legislative sessions simply failed to restructure the said the opin ion written by Chief Justice Tom Quoting its earlier 1989 ruling thai the school finance system was uncon the court said the new law did not provide a direct and close correlation between a districts tax effort and tho education resources Sw PW 8 Kuempel foresees new school battle on state legislative front By STEPHANIE FERGUSON Editor State Edmund Kuempel says he is looking at another hardfought battle in the Legislature since the Texas Supreme Court ruled Tuesday the states public school finance law is I think its a wideopen ball game he I think nothing will be The Supreme Court said Tuesday Seriate Bill 1 improved the school finance but essentially left intact the same funding with the same defi reviewed when Edgewood Independent School District in San Anto nio first challenged the Some of the alternatives might not be but its a battle thats going to have 10 be fought said Kuempel Obviously they did not like our first I think it will be another hardfought Senate Bill 1 was passed after four special legislative sessions in I had hoped that they might look at it a little more in Obviously they still feel it is he Local school officials were not surprised by the ruling SM a   

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