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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 3, 1993, New Braunfels, Texas Opinion Page 4A March Quote of the day Exercise is If you ate you dont need it if you are you shouldnt take Henry American auto manufacturer 1863 Ford supposedly also History is Editorials Parables Determined squash provides lesson for all walks of life Some of the best stories ever told were called And though the best parables were told years the genre contin ues and often takes the form of illustrations offered from the pulpits of modern day One of those recently was voiced by the senior minister of the church attended by Pat the national president of the Business and Professional Womens and subse quently retold by Taylor in BPWs national maga Its a story worth It starts with a squash seed planted in rich soil as a research project at Amherst The researchers permitted the squash to grow to about the size of a human and then they put a band of steel around Attached to the band of steel was a device designed to determine the force exerted by the squash as it tried to grow against the constriction of the band of The researchers expected a They anticipated that the squash would develop a lifting force of as much as 500 And it did within Within two months that force had reached Then it rose to pounds and the researchers had to strengthen the constricting The lifting force of the squash continued to increase and finally reached When it it broke the steel The researchers cut the squash open and found within it coarse fibers that had grown for the purpose of defeating the obstacle that had been constricting the growth of the To fuel its fight to grow and the researchers discovered that the squash had pushed about feet of roots out in all direc Applying her modern day parable to the point she was trying to Taylor I would hate to think that BPW members have less deter mination than a The story could have all sorts of And that a pretty determined Todays editorial was written by David editor and publisher of the New Braunfels Herald New Braunfels HeraldZeitung Editor and Sullens General Duvall Managing Marketing Crockett Classified Reininger Circulation Ann Avery Pressroom Brandt Published on Sunday mornings and weekday mornings Tuesday through Friday by the New Braunfels 707 Landa or Drawer New Sec ond class postage paid by the New Braunfels HeraldZeitung in New USPS 377880 Class delivered in Comal and Quadalupe counties three six one Senior Citizen Discounts by carrier delivery only six one Mail delivery outside Comal County in Texas three six one Mail outside Texas six one Subscribers who have not received a newspaper by Tuesday through Friday or by on Sunday may call 210 6359144 by 7 or 210 6581900 by 11 Postmaster Send address changes to the New Braunfels Herald Drawer New Leader of armed cult is The son of God has returned and he says his name is David He lives in a little heavilyfortified compound outside of Waco and shoots Pretty huh Check me if Im but wasnt Gods son named Jesus Christ I cant seem to remember a David Koresh in any of my lessons in What Id like to know is what Bible hes reading that tells him to kill people and stock pile weapons for the end of the I guess now we can bill Armageddon as David versus the where is Don King I wouldnt make a very good Branch David I Im just too old Why do false prophets always seem to come in the form of violent fanatics It seems as if the people who are most adamant about pro claiming their identity as God or Christ are the ones willing to participate in acts of violence to prove their Jim Jones of the Peoples Temple in French Guiana ordered a mass suicide in which almost people and now this Koresh guy is lulling law enforcement Both claimed to know the fasttrack to heav and they have exhibited this Its death attained through paranoid fanaticism and not Hardly Koresh claims to be the son of capable of predicting the end of the He stock piles guns and explosives and waits for Gary Carroll What will he shoot Satan I could be but wasnt Christ willing to die not kill to prove his point Has God changed the rules These religious fanatics stray from the basic tenets of religion when they advocate fanaticism and instead of trust and The true spirit of religion is hope and love abide these there sometimes doesnt seem to be a lot of hope or love in the world Thats why there is From faith comes certainty and ulti mately it is human nature to But those who question And those who doubt look for other ways to express their beliefs in a higher power often choosing another object to They look outside their own faith and con victions to find Some are fortunate and return to the foundation of their while others seek alternate methods of expres sion to a religious I am in no way purporting to advocate any particular I am stable in my beliefs and feel no obliga tion to convert anyone or convince anyone of religious My job is to believe to have faith in and trust my Those who are comfortable in their faith deserve They are truly lucky to have found peace and For those experiencing I can only wish them luck as they journey within them selves for They will know when they have found their I hope and pray they do not find solace in a selfproclaimed Messiah with a There are those who are awaiting the arrival of the son of be it the first or the second The smart ones are still And there are others who try to convince innocent and vulnerable people that they know God or that they are Those professing to be gods are much farther away from Him than those who seek Dont be who or what you worship is up to but remember Every decision you make is a reflection of what you think of your self and represents the importance you place in Keep the Gory PCarroll is a reporter for the New Braunfels Theeconinicpoliae Clinton learns how to hurry up and wait By WALTER Associated Press WASHINGTON Congress couldnt deliver a pizza before it got George Bush once com He said people would stay younger longer if the House and Senate had to approve the aging Those lines are relics of the Republican In the new Democratic White House pro posals are supposed to be on a fast track at the But theres no guarantee against like the one that is going to delay the first phase of President Clintons economic pack the billion in jobs and public works spending he seeks to stimulate the The Clinton White House had hoped to get that passed almose hurryup measure will have to wait until midor late On most a month wouldnt make much But it could on the stimulus aimed at a quick economic At the White the shift was described as Clintons a display of his dual commitment Analysis to spending cuts and job But there already had been warn ings in Congress that without a vote on budget there might be Democratic defections on the bill to spend more Under the new the spending vote will come along with a demonstration to the country that we are interested in the spending cuts as House Speaker Thomas Foley Thats to be done with an early vote on a budget resolution out lining the spending tax increases and deficit reduction of the Clinton economic It sets spending ceilings and rev enue targets for the budget year beginning but as a not by o In it is political shelter against the kind of complaints the Republicans already are making that theres no guarantee of only of taxes and Clinton has been addressing that concern in his campaign for the saying in every speech that he doesnt want taxes without the that the tough features have to be locked in along with the sweet The actual budget cuts and tax increases will have to be approved later this year in separate legisla tion the budget resolution is a token of that It doesnt take gridlock or divid ed government to slow the timeta bles of Political concerns and the process itself can do as they are on the Clinton pro At about the same time those first measures are to be dealt Congress is going to have to raise the trillion ceiling on the national debt so the government can keep borrowing to keep That bill has to be and Republicans probably will try to tie on a balancedbudget consti tutional which Clin ton and itemized veto power over an idea he The basic Clinton economic plan will face votes probably not before There also are 13 separate appropriations subject to the broader budget measures as to but to oldfashioned dealing on the Clintons own schedule He had said before the election that his economic program would be ready for Congress on his first but it took four He promised an explosive first hundred days of an aim later revised to say that he would get as much done as quickly as he I dont accept the conventional wisdom that the president has about six months and after that everybodys running for reelec tion and everythings over and the political climate takes Clin ton told the Chamber of Com merce on Tuesday in pushing his economic After the long grip of he things arent going to turn about And I never expected this to be you he added This is a fundamen tal change I dont expect it to be Today in History Associated Prtss Today is March the 62nd day of There are 303 days left in the Todays Highlight in History On March The Star Spangled Banner officially became the national anthem of the United On this date In the inventor of the tele Alexander Graham was born in In the Home forerunner of the Interior Depart was In the Georges Bizet opera Carmen premiered in In Belva Ann Bennett Lockwood became the first woman to be admitted to practice before the Supreme In the Post Office began offering special delivery for firstclass In Anne Mansfield Sulli van arrived at the Alabama home of and Arthur Keller to become the teacher their blind and deaf 6yearold In Austria and Russia signed the Treaty of Brest which ended Russian participation in World War This treaty was annulled by the November 1918
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