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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 11, 1993, New Braunfels, Texas                                For the Record February Page 3 BRIEFS Powell denies tensions with President Clinton WASHINGTON AP Colin Powell says I am not crosswise with President Clinton over mili tary policies and would be happy to fill out his term as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff if the presi dent desires Powell denied that he other military chiefs were in a blue funk over the new presidents Pentagon budget cutbacks or his plan to lift the militarys ban of I am not I am not I am not crosswise with the adminis said the presidents top military said he had wanted to quit a month or so before his term as Joint Chiefs chairman ends on 30 in order to get my family Tax refunds larger this year despite tax breaks WASHINGTON AP Federal tax refunds are larger than ever this year even though withholding was reduced for most work ers last In its first report on the 1993 filing the Internal Revenue Service says refunds authorized through 5 averaged compared with during the same period a year Roberts suggested the increase in the aver age refund may be due to the increasing number of taxpayers who file electron ic Electronic filing results in a considerably faster refund those people anticipating a big refund often turn to elec tronic filing to get it as quickly as Gun law could make parents responsible AUSTIN AP state representative has filed leg islation that would require gun owners to safeguard their weapons from chil The bill by Jesse would require parents to secure their firearms to prevent access by children under the age of 17 years Jones said he filed the leg islation in response to a recent outbreak of cases in which children have been accidentally shot by other children after finding Children do not under stand that a gun can he Many kids watch hours of television shows where a person is shot by a gun on one and is up walking and living a nor mal life on another chan The legislation would allow for up to in fines and up to 180 days jail time for those failing to meet the Jones said the bill pro tects the rights of sports men and others who assume responsibility for properly securing and han dling Lottery numbers 232733384349 FORECAST South Texas Texas Hill Country and SouthCentral Texas fair skies and Lows in the Wind advisory in effect for area lakes this Hijacker forcing Lufthansa plane to New York Head cook Eddie Kohleffe and cooks Wayne David Fraser and Harry Krohn prepare to cook lots ot chili for the Canyon Lake United Methodist Churchs Chili scheduled from to 8 The cost is for adults and for children with drinks Pie and cake will be available for an extra Police blotter The following are incident reports for the New Braunfels Police Department for the peri od beginning at 7 on 5 and ending at 7 on Traffic Incidents 127 traffic stops 23 accidents reported Criminal Activity 18 incidents of shoplifting 6 incidents of assault 29 incidents of suspicious activity 10 incidents of mischief 2 incidents of disorderly con duct 4 incidents of harassment 15 incidents of disturbances 7 alcohol related incidents 3 drug related incidents 6 violations of city codes 3 incidents of trespassing 2 reports of prowlers 36 incidents of alarms setoff 4 incidents of hangups on 911 operator 4 reports of property 1 report of recovered stolen property 6 incidents involving canine unit 3 runaways reported 2 runaways found 2 reports of reckless driving 2 incidents of terroristic threats 5 warrants issued 4 arrests made Names in the News LOS ANGELES Bill Bixby likens his prostate cancer to the Incredible the TV character he once Just as that beast was this creature in me that I did every thing to suppress and keep from corning to defeat Bixby now in my real life I have this creature inside of me that Im obligated to The 59yearold Bixby is one of the few cancer patients being treated with the powerful drug which he said has sub stantially eliminated pain and allowed him to return to work as director of the TV series Blos Its working in my Im sitting in front of you right now and theres a miracle happening in he said in an interview with AP Network chitchat while perched on bar stools in airport lounges around the The federal lawsuit filed last month asks that Host Interna tional remove the mechanical named Bob and from its Host is licensed to use the Cheers But Patrick the actors said Wednesday the robots infringe on his clients right to control their own image and Robert a spokesman for Marriott which owns Host Interna denied any Wendt plays beerloving Norm Ratzenberger is know itall postman Cliff Its said Anne one of the people who managed to get They didnt know who she was before the Its not a Def Leppard who wrote and deliv ered a poem at President Clin tons inauguration last recited folk songs and poetry from black artists during the talk and decried the condition of igno rance that raises racial tensions and divides LOS ANGELES George Wendt and John Ratzenberger better known as Norm and Cliff on Cheers have gotten them selves into a bar The actors are suing over what they claim are robot copies of them engaging in electronic Theres noth ing like a presidential inaugural to ooost a poets Look at Maya More than people had to be turned away from a talk by the poet at the University of South Many of those left out in the rain Tuesday evening banged on windows and pleading to be let ATLANTA Ted Turner savs respectability after years as the brash tycoon and sportsman has its People dont tell me jokes any more Im working on worat lantabased TV and sports empire includes Cable News baseballs Atlanta Braves ana basketballs Atlanta Though Turner Broadcasting System officials say Turner is still well in charge of the compa the 54yearold executive is less visible these spending a lot of time with his Jane at their Montana Obituaries Nannie Williams Parker Arrangements are complete at Starr Funeral Hemphlll for Nannie Williams who died February at the age of 91 Service will be held 11 Sat urday at United Methodist Burial will be at Hemphlll Visitation will be at Starr Funeral Home Friday from 9 til 9 Juanlta Martinez Juanlta Martinez of New Braunfels died Wednesday Feb ruary at McKenna Memo rial Hospital at the of She was born October 1919 In Texas to Meltton and Maria Rangel She married Fer nando Martinez on June In She was a 30 year resident of New a housewife and a member of the catholic She was also a member of the Union Mutual 1 of A rosary will be recited Thursday at at Zoeller Funeral Funeral mass Is scheduled for 11 Fri day at the Holy Family Catholic with Robert OHara Interment to follow In the Peter and Paul Catholic She Is survived by her Fernando Martinez of New Braunfels daughter and sonin law Maria Frank Ortega of New Braunfels sons and daughterin Francisco Luis and Barbara Martinez of Robert Mar tinez and Abel Ray Martinez both of New Braunfels Lazaro Pedro and Eustaqlo six granchll dren and one greatgrandchild also numerous nieces and She was preceded In death by a daughter Maria Oralia Martinez and a son Fernando Serving as palbearers are Fran cisco Ezra Francisco Edward Oar Pete and Genovevo Her body will lie in state at the Funeral home until Zoeller Funeral Home Tonight Friday Fair Sunny Rain 40 Rain WindNW1520 Lows 80s Low 30s Highs 70s Highs 60s Saturday Fair Rain Highs 60s Sunday cool Lows 40s High 60 Associated Press Germany gunman hijacked a Lufthansa airliner today that was en route to East Africa and demanded to be flown to New The plane stopped in northern Germany for refueling and departed a snort while later for an unknown des authorities The an Airbus 310 car rying 94 passengers and 10 had left Frankfurt for Cairo and Addis Ababa when it was hijacked over The plane changed course and landed in Hanover at spokesman for the Low er Saxony Interior said the hijackers only demand so far was to refuel the plane and be flown on to New According to information from the chancellors office in a man with a pistol subdued the the ARD television net work A spokesman for the Austrian Bureau for Civil Aviation said the Lufthansa airliner was hijacked soon after entering Austrian The pilot reported he had a passenger with a weapon oil board and asked us to turn We gave him the the spokesman The spokesman said the inci dent occurred shortly after the plane entered Austrian airspace near The plane turned around and nine minutes later left Austrian The Lufthansa Flight 592 was bound for Addis with a stopover in Egypt speaking live on the ri tv news said he was not aware of any between the hijacker and the School finance deadline looms Associated Press Writer AUSTIN AP The head of the House Public Education Committee says a school funding proposal must win House approval this week to a chance to go on a state ballot before a June 1 court deadline for Libby DMan chaca said that if the proposal isnt passed this lawmakers will have to look toward a solution that doesnt require amending the ACROSS 1 Arab garments 5 Cartoonist Al 9 Farm animals 14 Working hard 15 Maple genus 16 Conscious 17 The Old Sod 18 Tiny creature 19 Mongolian 20 Land parcel 22 Willing to try anything 24 Mexican state 26 Angered 27 Discomfort 29 Brown shade 30 Coal container 33 Depression era gatherings 37 London area 38 French income 39 rank 40 41 Single time 42 Measurer of light Intensity 44 Trouble 45 Kitchen Item 46 Ooze 47 Stupid ones 49 Antics 53 Involving 57 Keepsake 58 Openings 59 Auto part 61 An amlno acid 62 s Restaurant 63 Blood 64 In business 65 Men 66 Weight allowance 67 Twerp DOWN 1 Encourages 2 Pack animal 3 Of a continent 4 Modify rhythm of 5 Machine part 6 Sour substance 7 Actor OToole 8 Top executives 9 Kind of sail 10 Emmy or Tony 11 Hari 12 Annoying child 13 Bonedry 21 Vocation 23 In addition to 25 Afflict 28 Lowwattage bulb 30 Owls cry 31 Czecho slovakian river 32 Activist 33 Head part 34 Split City The Supreme Court has given lawmakers until June 1 to pass a constitutional plan to equalize funding available to propertyrich and poor school districts or face a cutoff of state public education Schools rely on state aid and local property and leaders have raised the specter of school closings unless a mea sure is State leaders say lawmakers must pass a proposed amendment by 20 for it to go on a May t state PREVIOUS PUZZLE SOLVED 21183 1993 Feature Syndicate 35 Noun ending 36 Recent 37 Trampled 40 Daub 42 Billiards game 43 Household 45 Balances 47 Type of comedy 48 Show contempt 50 Run off to marry 51 Mellower 52 European 53 Cheese 54 Piano oldie 55 Work hard 56 Pastime 60 Putrefy WATER WATCH Comal eft down 760 Edwards feet down Canyon eft up 103 Canyon eft same Lake feet up Information for Water Watch is compiled daily from the New Braunfels Utilities and the Army Corps of Engineers in Canyon f   

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