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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 10, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas                                Opinions Page 4A New Texas DAVID Editor and Publisher MNINE Managing Editor April 1991 Published Sunday Thursday and Friday afternoons by New Braunfels 707 Landa or Drawer New Terns Second Class postage paid by New Braunfels HeraldZeitung at New DAVID SULLENS Editor and Publisher JANINE GREEN Managing Editor CHERYL DuVALL Business Manager KAREN REININGER Classified Manager LONE BEASLEY Advertising Director CAROL ANN AVERY Circulation Manager GUS ELBEL Pressroom Foreman Carrier delivery in Blanco and Kendall counties three six one Senior Citizens Discount carrier delivery one Mail delivery outside Comal in Texas three six one Mail outside Texas six one If you have not receiuedyour newspaper by Tuesday through or by call 6259144 or 6581900 by 7 and 11 Postmaster Send address changes to Drawer New Braunfels Texas Kudos The Herald salutes residents who make our world better Every week residents of our area do many things that deserve special Often those things find their way into the pages of this but sometimes they This space is devoted each week to providing that Some of what appears in it will be taken from the pages of the Some will be provided by our If you know of someone who deserves special let us Call either Managing Editor Janine Green or Editor and Publisher David Sullens and well take it from Our tele phone number is Kudos this week go to Native New Fritz Welsch on his unanimous selection as Grosse Opa for 1991 by the Wurstfest board of The laboratory at McKenna Memorial Hospital in New Braunfels on having been awarded a twoyear accreditation by the Commission on Laboratory Accreditation of the College of Clara the president and owner of Natural Bridge Caverns and the Natural Bridge on her recent recognition at the 7th Annual Womens Hall of Fame Induction New Braunfels Boy Scout Christopher Bueche on his March 14 receipt of a Lifesaving Certificate from the Alamo Area Boy Scout According to Scoutmaster Kevin Clayton of Troop 381 and Scout Executive Stuart Bueche in July 1990 reached in and plucked a toddler from Landa Bueches is just the fourth such certificate awarded by the Council in its Swimming coach Bud Dallman over the past 31 has taught thousands of New Braunfels area residents to The 72yearold Dallman was honored at a banquet staged recen tly by the New Braunfels Aquatic All those who had a part in making the recent Tastes of the Town event a The event benefitted the New Braunfels Childrens Zoeller Funeral Home for its donation to the renova tion of the new Seniors Center of Comal The New Braunfels High School Unicom track and field team on winning its own meet for the third consecutive year April The shortened by saw the Unicorns take a lead in the morning field events and never look 9yearold Jeremy who plans to complete a good por tion of the April 14 March of Dimes annual Walk America event in New Jeremy was born with spina in the words of his He really is a determined You dont slow him down The two airmen from Randolph Air Force Base who recently were honored by the Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Com The two were Airman Brett Zwick and Airman Daniel Zwick was named Airman of the Quarter and Lamkin Airman of the Do you know of someone else who deserves mention in this weekly feature If call Janine Green or David Sullens at Your Representatives George Bush President of the United States The White House 1600 Pennsylvania 20500 Lloyd Bentsen United States Senate 703 Hart 20510 Phil Gramm United States Senate 370 Russell 20510 Lamar Smith House of Representatives District 21 Comal County 422 Cannon Office 20510 Greg Laughlin House of Representatives District 14 Guadalupe County 1713 Longworth Office 20510 Texas Ann Richards Governors Office State Capitol Texas 78711 State Judith Zaffirini District 21 Capitol Station Box 12068 Texas 78711 State William Sims District 25 Capitol Station Box 12068 Texas 78711 Lone Beasley Just like I sprang forward Like I sacrificed an hour of sleep Sunday to keep pace with the rest of I sprang like my body has an internal time piece as of still is rebelling against the concept of daylightsaving I realize this is only a temporary affliction and my body will soon My grandfather took it more He considered daylightsaving time contrary to Gods That confused me for two he never seemed a particularly religious man I figured God didnt have much to do with So far as I knew man was the one who created and that only as a child I dreamed of one day having a room filled with nothing but Later I learned there are people who actually do that sort of I have two sets of friends whose homes are filled nearly wall to wall with beautiful and expensive clocks in all sizes and I realize now I would never be able to stand the pressure of keep ing them all and Im a big believ er in the old Chinese proverb that Man with one watch always knows what time it Man with two watches is never quite sure Daylightsaving time for them must be a At my house the women have less concern about time than do the The women my wife and 8yearold daughter regularly drive the men my 1yearold son and me nearly to We want to be on The women have an agenda that is more Women have a reputation for being late but at your house the shoe may be on the other A friend of mine told me recently that if his family is late for Sunday school his wife considers it a sac rilege tantamount to spitting on the Einstein tells is His theory postulates that by traveling at the speed of light to a distant galaxy our aging would slow to a crawl by earths Upon our return we would find our friends using walkers while we would still be in our My next birthday cake will have 40 candles on it and I must admit relativity has an appeal I never before fully When I was a year and a millenium might as well have been the same At that tender age a Forum Learn truth about guns Editor This is a ume of biased and often false or dis torted information and claims regarding gun own ership and the Second The 120th National Rifle Association annual meeting and exhibits are scheduled for April in San at the San Antonio Convention 200 East Market The nearness of the convention provides a great opportunity for anyone interested in shoot ing gun collecting and the outdoors to find out what the NRA stands for and what it There will be many Norman Glenewinkel New Braunfels Worst form of discrimination Editor When Saddam Husseins soldiers invaded Kuwait City they took newborn babies out of their incubators at the hospitals and threw them into a mass Civilized people were outraged when they read about the horrible Yet how many civilized people realize that these babies were only months older than the ones being torn alive from their mothers wombs and dis carded right here in our own country Being born is only just another step in the grow ing of a new The growing does not stop when the baby sees the first We do not kill newborn So why do we kill the unborn who are just as much alive Is it not the very worst form of dis crimination to kill a baby because it is not bom yet We all know that discrimination is against the law of the Somebody better wake up where are you Barbara Thierauf Cibolo No one left to complain to Editor Many years ago I read a story about a German citizen in preNazi Germany who did not care for politics and did not want to become involved in he didnt even bother to When Adolph Hitler came to although the man sensed that Hitler was he didnt want to become involved so he never even Letter policy The HeraldZeitung welcomes correspon dence concerning topics of general All letters must be signed and include an address and telephone number for verification purposes only the name and community of residence will accompany the letter in No anonymous let ters will be Length is limited to 300 words and letterwriters to acceptance for publi cation only once per The newspaper reserves the right to refuse any letter as well as edit all The letters become the property of the Letters should be sent to New Braun fels Drawer New Texas or brought to our offices at 707 When his brother was killed in a riot because he was a member of another form of Socialism the man didnt When his soninlaw was impressed into the UBoat service and was missing and presumed dead after six he didnt com Much later when his Semitic neighbors and personal doctor he didnt In even though he was an old he himself was forced into combat in order to defend in which he lost his A direct quote from his I was now involved but mere was no one left even to complain THE MORAL IS BY NOT BECOMING YOU ARE We have a city election coming up in which a great many citizens of New Braunfels will not become They will not even bother to Because of this apathy we arc now forced to restrict our legislative representatives to limited terms of By refusing to exercise our voting privilege the circle of political power becomes smaller and smaller each It is now apparent that legislative integrity doesnt necessarily come with the oath of If we ignore this before long there will be no one left even to com plain Jim Mooney New Braunfels Other Voices 900 number controversy Why is it that when a problem comes up we so often look first for a government only sec ond for a private one The controversy over 900 numbers is a good By calling such a a person can pay a couple of dollars for stock quotations or sports But a person also can pay hundreds of dol lars for obscene recordings or foolish What is needed is an end to all controls over phone This would open the market to many competing phone and cable TV In such a free the chances are that at least one local phone company would provide services that excluded obscene phone services Odessa American year was onefifth the entire time I had been alive and therefore moved more slowly if at At nearly 40 the difference is A year is now one fortieth the time Ive been alive and passes like the freight train that gave Einstein his relativity At a year must pass like the speed of light time is I can relate to My brother is regularly late for family I began inviting him an hour earlier than anyone else but he caught on as soon as he realized he wasnt the last one I told him once I would be delayed getting to a party at his home and arrived 15 minutes He came walking out of the a towel draped around his looked at me and I thought you were going to be late Spring forward is a cataclysmic event in his My fondest memories are of spring and summer seasons and days that last into the But I too am looking forward to falling back in After at my age I want that hour back Lone Beisley is advertising director of the New Braunfels Looking Back Mayor appointed Bridge replaced War declared By THESOPHIENBURG MUSUEM ARCHIVES and COMAL COUNTY HISTORICAL COMMISSION 125 YEARS AGO THIS WEEK 1866 Weber appointed mayor of New Braunfels by provisional 100 YEARS AGO 1891 The old wooden structure of the railroad bridge will be completely replaced with Gustavo Tolle and Katherine Hampe were mar Their parents are Tolle and Fritze There was a fire in the kitchen at Anton Wer The kitchen including table and treasured household wares were The living area of the house was Advertisement My Pratt Cotton Horse power and press is for sale at reasonable Erhard Mittendorf 75 YEARS AGO 1916 Germany declares war on Due to tropical storms in August there is an absence of blue bonnets upon Kappenbach Mission Valley Plateau and other places where there use to grown a waving blue sea of blue bon nets every Water Works ordinance requires sprinkling only during the hours of 6 am to 9 am and 4 pm to 8 pm where connection is not Lucy Emma Schleyer celebrated her 4th birthday with a The San Antonio Post is a temptation for More than 50 arrests were made with fines of in every case plus The speed limit is 18 miles per Motorcycle police are lurking Advertisement Oakland High Speed Motor Car Model 38 Touring and Roadster Delivered 50 YEARS AGO 1941 cars get new tags by The City Commission passed an ordinance regu lating the sale of milk in the Products must be graded and W P A invites kids to egg hunt In person WillardTodays Greatest Magician will show at New Braunfels all nest week at Dittlin gers lot on Castell 25 YEARS AGO 1966 There were no sign of agents at Voter The special registration resulted from recent Supreme Court ruling which outlaws poll tax payment as requirement for Canyon Dam dedication scheduled for April 17 with Connally speaking at the Thousands are expected to A special Canyon Dam Edition of the Herald planned for publication April Diulinger Dam claims another drowning An 18 yr old San Antonio teen was a victim of the a deadly funnel cut through Diulinger Dam bridging the Coma Advertisement The Oaks on Canyon Lake a beautiful complete water front addition Lots from   

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