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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 4, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas New Texas December 1991 Page 5A Point of View Forum The Democrats lament Editor Mario Quite Why do you wait so long You tease And elude And forever string us Were all in And wed so much rather Youd come right Out and We need a good leader Whose lips we can readcr Who will put those Republicans Oh Its too late to Your answer we anxiously So come forth and tell And make it well for For soon it may be too New Braunfels Views from around the state Lufkin Daily News on closing state schools for mentally handicapped Because of a a district judge has held control of Texas state schools for the mentally handicapped for more than a Just this the state came to an agreement with the plaintiffs in the an agreement that would put the state back in charge of its own business and end a costly court All of that sounds But this is one of those cases where what sounds good is really a bad deal for everyone In a last chance to reverse the District Judge Barefoot Sanders is listening to objections to the agreement from those who should have been heard first Parents of state school Those parents oppose the agreement which would close two state schools and shift more and more state school clients into halfway As a general halfway houses serve a real When it is possible to get clients out in the community it should be But this isnt always possible and to close two state schools just to force that issue seems Surely there is another way to come to an agreement on this one that will not only be fair to the two squabbling but to clients and as Port Arthur News on breakup of Soviet states Dont look but the Soviet Union might be heading for the history books faster than a statue of Lenin pulled off its pedestal can hit the Officials of seven Soviet republics failed to reach an agreement over a loose political structure that would hold together what used to be called the The secondlargest Soviet the didnt even send any representatives to the The Union as the pact is isnt even much of a The individual of which are large enough to exist as indepen dent nations would control virtually all domestic leaving mostly military and diplomatic powers to the central government and evennuch of that authority would be When the republics cant even agree on the weak confederation prop osed in the Union the outlook for Soviet unity is pretty Soviet president Mikhail Gorbachev is the main supporter of the but it looks as if he is becoming less and less The longterm benefits of this breakup probably outweigh the draw but the transition from a empire to a diverse group of marketoriented republics will not be an easy The Bush administration will need all of its considerable foreignpolicy skills as this historic drama Odessa American on drug price regulation David Pryor of Arkansas recently attacked what he called drug companies excessive and unconscionable He duced legislation to create price As economist Alan Reynolds observed in the 11 In reali ty these guidelines would be price The drug industry is the worlds largest and most It continues to discover new drugs to battle heart AIDS and other Why would anyone want to introduce Sovietstyle price controls Pryor is upset as his report in 1990 the average Fortune 500 industry saw a profit margin of but the average profita bility of the top 10 drug companies more than tripled that amount This is a flimflam For one profit is not as good a measure of a companys progress as is return on equity the amount earned on a com panys common stock Its not surprising that the top 10 com panies in the drug industry or any industry have decent returns on Good research and management push the best to the Pryors analysis failed to look at the next largest 21 10 of which lost money in The best companies others Thats If Pryor wanted to cut he would assault the Food and Drug Administrations lifetaking approval Or he could intro duce marketdriven not socialist healthcare Sensible lawmak ers should oppose Pryors poisonous drug The Dallas Times Herald on replacing John Sununu President Bush and his domestic John are reported to have close personal It would be understandable if the president viewed Sununus difficulties hi terms of his personal his use of military transports and White House limousines and so On those it is appropriate to defend a But responding to questions about Sununus said the ordinary members of the public to whom he had been speaking on his trip to were not interested in insider White House They dont ask about he They ask about the But is the Sununu does not need to be replaced because he has used too many White House He needs to be replaced because people in the nation are worried about the economy and see only mixed sig nals and gameplaying from the White Sununu does not need to go because of Sununus Sununu needs to go because of the nations Bushs foreign policy has been successful because it is well thought then well carried His domestic policy so far has been a failure because the man who is his main domestic adviser knows only how to car ry What Bush needs to insert into the process is someone who knows how to San Antonio ExpressNews on HUD probe For more than a year after President Bush took revelations about scheming inside the Reagan administration Department of Housing and Urban Development were frontpage In case youve it was alleged that former HUD Secretary Samuel Pierce either knowingly or unknowingly it was said he watched soap operas iff his office presided over the corruption of an agency whose aim was to provide housing for the poor and urban development for blighted Pierces successor at Jack persuaded Bush to appoint a special prosecutor to investigate the and that was done March going on two years Newsday columnist Sydney Schan berg has asked the pregnant question What happened not much it turns Maybe they want to cross all the ts and dot all the and the law does at times move but the statute of limitations is going to run out on some of these bandits if prosecutor Arlin Adams doesnt crack the On the other if there is nothing close the office and cut off the monthly drain on the At the very least a progress mm Looking Continued from Page 4A Warning Beginning today any one not having a special permit is for bidden to hunt or to fish in my pasture on the Guadalupe or at my Fisher 75 YEARS AGO 1916 In the organization of the new king dom of Poland by the Aiistro German authorities new and farreaching rights and privileges are given the Jews which constitute a large percentage of the Polish A proclamation issued by Governor General von Beseler stipulates absolute religious self and inde pendent organization to the Jewish which obtains equal rights to all other religious This reform is said to usher in a new era in the history of Judaism in the old and the particularly those of the former Russian are said to be giving an enthusiastic reception to the new The Hearst newspapers have been placed under ban1 in No per son in Canada is to be permitted to be in possession of the newspapers and are liable to a fine not to exceed or imprisonment for a term not exceeding five Publishers Auxiliary It will be remembered that several weeks ago the International News Association of which Hearst of New York is president was suppressed in being denied the use of Telephone and Railroad communication in Great Bri tain all on account of alleged news cir culation hurtful to the Allies The New Braunfels Literary and Social Club entertained in an extraor dinary manner with a most exquisite banquet at the Hotel Will Monday Literary people are sociable and it proved to be an occasion successful in every Much suc cess was due in particular to Commit teemcn Babel and Forty members and guests partook of the splendid and elegantly served sixcourse dinner while excellent music was furnished by an During the luxurious feast there was another feast of reason and a flow of soul that was delightfully President Udo Hell man acted as toastmaster and responses were made by all members and a few of the Special addresses were delivered by Fred Frank Eliott Wilson and Roger The New Braunfels Literary Social Club deserves to grow and The LeapYear which was to be in Teutonia Hall on has been postponed to Theres your last chance 50 YEARS AGO 1941 Save your old newspapers and magazines appealed the Boy Scouts this week to thepeople of New Braun as plans were announced for a waste paper collection drive for Fri The announcement was made by activities chair man of the New Braunfels Boy Scout On observance of the 50th anniversary of the Frauerwe rein will begin with worship service in German and the sermon by Pastor Emeritus Mornhinweg at at First Protestant Evangelical and Reform Worship in English with sermon by Pastor Edwin Ber ger begins at 11 Dinner will be served in the basement of the auditor ium beginning at by the The public is Wesley Bode is elected presi dent of the Methodist Womens Socie ty of Christian and Albert Meckel announce the marriage of their daught to Ray son of Edna Roth of the Attending the couple were Lucille Stapper and Pete Dillard and Bertha Bucher and Clar ence Risalto for three One Foot in Heaven this is what the following New Braunfels people think of the good picture with a challenge to give Christianity its Carl pastor of First Baptist excellent It should be seen by all who appreciate the Edwin pastor of First Evangelical and Reform is truly a picture to put on your must see is a show which can be appreciated by young and old We need more movies like Jarvis is a picture everyone will get a blessing picture everyone should see in these troubled 25 YEARS AGO 1966 Grist was named as the first recipient of the first Presidents Award of the Comal County Chamber of The award was announced at a dinner at the Sports man Club in Saltier and will be pre sented at the organizations annual Grist was praised for his lead ership in staging the 1966 Wurstfest and making it a top attraction in the They Know If Youve Been Bad Or Stores are getting wise to shoplifters and theyre installing sophisticated methods of detec tion so that people who steal dont go And shoppers are getting Theyre no longer remaining silent when they see someone because they know that stores raise prices to absorb finan cial loss from And thats only part of Once youre store owners are ready to do something about like prosecute shoplif ters to the full extent of the That can result in a stiff fine and a jail It will also mean a blot on your record to follow you through job loan applications and college en trance When you think about shoplifting Just isnt worth So think about then dont do HwraldZtitimg
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