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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 25, 1993, New Braunfels, Texas HERALDZEmjNG FEBRUARY 1903 Study Teens easily buy cigarettes in spite of law Associated Prm AUSTIN Fifteenyearold Ivana Guzman says she has no problem purchasing cigarettes in in spite of a law forbid ding sale of tobacco products to The thing she doesnt But she says most of her friends at Leander High School in Austin even though theyre under Miss Guzman is one of 17 teen agers who last month went undercover to 165 stores in Austin to try to buy tobacco prod The teens were successful 61 percent of the The project was part of a study released Wednesday by the Texas Department of Health to deter mine whether laws restricting tobacco sales are being It was very easy to purchase said who added that the store clerks who sold her the products didnt care how old she David Texas health said the study shows current laws arent work Our failure to enforce this law sends a false message to mer chants aild youths alike that tobacco is not to be viewed as seriously as Smith Lawmakers filed legislation to enforce the laws prohibiting sale or distribution of tobacco prod ucts to those under Under the bill by Judith and John DWichita retailers would be charged permit fees to sell tobacco Money from the fees would go into the state treasury to fund random inspections at Hirschi said Texas could lose up to 40 percent in federal fund ing for alcohol and drug preven tion programs if cannot show its current laws are work Krueger says Aspin to continue F16 purchases Associated Prsss WASHINGTON Defense Secretary Les Aspin has reversed the Air Forces belttightening recommendation to halt pur chases of F16 Texas lawmakers The Air under orders to trim earlier this month had recommended termi nating F16 purchases for a sav ings next year of But Bob Krueger and Pete Geren told reporters at a Capitol Hill news conference Wednesday that Aspin plans to ask Congress to buy 24 F16s next year at a cost of mil We are extremely pleased about said D It is a very important we both for our state and for our nations If Congress agrees with it would ensure continued domestic production of the fight er at General Dynamics plant in Fort which employs It also would save jobs at the Fort Worth plant and pump million into the local the lawmakers Aspin is Reviewing bil lion in budget cuts proposed by the various services expected to forward his recom mendations to the White House by March Aspins decision announced as he remained hospitalized for a heart condition is a sign of the defense secretarys continu ing support for the said a Fort Worth Democrat who serves on the Hduse Armed Services As chairman of the House Armed Services Aspin fought efforts in the Sen ate to kill the LULAC official accused of holding woman captive PrtM HARLINGEN A well known Harlingengrpan was being sought in connection with an incident in which a woman claimed she was held as a cap tive in the mans office for about a Noe district director of the League of United Latin American was named Wednesday arrest warrants accusing him of sexual criminal trespassing and for making terroristic offi cers The warrants were issued after a young woman told law men she was sexually assaulted and held captive at the LULAC district office in fugitive warrant also has been authorities Lawmen tried to arrest Tor res Tuesday but he fled when he saw Cameron County sheriffs Gar cia The a woman in her early from told authorities she has been sexu ally assaulted periodically for about two Garcia The woman said she was told that if she tried to leave the Border Patrol agents would be contacted and that her passport would be taken authorities DARE Continued from 1A I think the more education that we have for our students and for our parents and all of us is Carol assistant super intendent for curriculum and instruction for the Comal Inde pendent School District Its rather like forewarned is fore Owens said role playing with the crime prevention dog McGruff and Safety Pup actually gives the kids a chance to say no and allows them to become actively involved in the learning A child practices saying no to build his confidence and is more likely to say no in a reallife Hall said the program has been effective in creating a higher regard for police and cred its the DARE program with not only educating children on the dangers of drugs and but of also removing some of the fear that children may have of the The children dont see them as fearful but rather as helpers and contributors to the Hall Owens credits the proactive community with the relatively low rate of childage crime and drug use and says New Braun fels is lucky to have a community that will take a stand against Owens said he tries to work with parents whenever but he also tries to get the chil dren to communicate his message to their We feel really rewarded when we get the parent feedback because that tells us that the kids are talking to triee Owens We encourage them to talk to their parents and find out what they New Braunfels Police Chief Dick Headen lauded the efforts of Owens and Parchman and said he was encouraged by the reponse of the children in the as well as the cooperative efforts between the the commu nity and the Fve been really happy with the obvious enthusiasm the young sters have while theyre going through this Headen And to the teachers and school admionistra tors who give their and to the city fathers and to the coun Headen said he looks forward to watching the which he calls a winwin grow and He said that due to the DARE children are learning to understand the dangers of Owens said the most important message he and Parchman try to deliver to the children in And relating to Permit Continued from 1A filed suit against the Living Waters catfish farm alleging that the farm violates the Texas Water Code with the amount of water used and the purpose for which it is The suit also alleges that the quality of the water is compro mised after use by the Vazquez Parallel to all the Edwards and San Anto nio River Authority has filed a Gil I BOOKS WALNUT 6 6296400 IH 35 and Walnut Aa SHOWS BfiPORB limes good hru suit that comes to trial on May 10th in district Vazquez said the outcome of the as well as the action taken by the TWC and the Leg islature prior to June may sig nificantly affect the outcome of the application American Heart Association FEBRUARY SPECIALS SATELLITE Guaranteed SALES SERVICE 2105230811 SOMMBUIY UCH AMnOKBB SATSUN POU Um E3 WEEKDAYS I SATSUN WEEDAYS Groundhog Day SATSUN WEEKDAYS The Temp SATSUN WEEKDAYS ID SATSUN WEEKDAYS Summer Airfare to All cruises on sale plus many other deals Call for 6292215 133 Landa Street 26 9 Music Company 27 9 Music Company BRAUNTEX 6254411 290 W San Antonio it 00 ALL SHOWS Kurt General Salesmanager for Bluebonnet Motors presenting Qpnna Stagg with the Donna Stagg Business Office Manager for Bluebonnet Motors was named Most Valuable Employee for the month of Her fellow employees named her for making herself available to answer specific questions and help Implement the flow of paperwork that constitutes the Donna knows the meaning of the word rush and has the clear definition of team the children on the childrens lev is the best way to do These kids are much more sophisticated Owens We dont teach values to the we teach the law and if this is what the laws this is what you need to do and we tell them in their Daily Lunches Fruit Veggie Lunches Burger Salads Hall 618 Kingsbury Texas GUESTS ARE WELCOME 27 812 Leo Heinrich For More Information Call 3791079 Steak Shrimp Boiled Shrimp 2pm 7pm 16 TBone Dinner After 5pm Kids 5 under eat free from child menu Frozen till 7 fcnlertammenl Thu Mike Daniels Songwriters Terri Hendrix A2Z NOW OPEN 240 Seguin 6257791 Fee Free Money Orders with check cashing or 25 cents each T AC IMA FLASH 373E Landa Landa Plaza 6080527 106 97 93 can take it with The NEC P200 cellular telephone outoftheway until you need has 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