Thursday, March 25, 1993

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 25, 1993, New Braunfels, Texas Page 4 Opinion March Quote of the day In every even in such as appear most there is an inherent desire to attain bal German author Editorials Magic Arts Council presents puppet show to benefit local MHMR A little like magic is a phrase that has been widely used to describe the performance of the Famous People The theater company comprised of developmen tally challenged actors will be in New Braunfels Sunday to raise money for the Comal County Mental Health and Mental Retardation The performance is being sponsored by the Greater New Braunfels Arts which has spent the better part of a year making the event The touring company was originally started to develop the talents of disabled according to the arts Its Theyve turned their disabilities into Sharon an administrator for the arts By attending the event and supporting the local MHMR those contributions will provide dis abled people locally an opportunity to develop in ways they might not have the trend is moving more and more away from institutional care to services provided closer to Agencies like our local MHMR center aite filling that which they find is growing larger year The players will go on at 7 March 28 at the Civic General admission is VIP tickets are For tickets or call 6200939 and Tickets can also be picked up at The Childrens Rennerts New Braunfels Travel and China and Those who attend not only have a chance to see a magnificent but theyre helping turn disabilities into victories in their own We think thats a little like Todays editorial was written by Greg man aging editor of the New Braunfels Write us The New Braunfels HeraldZeitung welcomes letters on any public letters are condensed with the objective of printing as many of them as space We also correct punctuation and known fac tual We publish only original mall addressed to The New Braunfels HeraldZeitung bearing the writers an address and a telephone which are not for must be Please cite the page number and date of any article that Is Preference Is given to writers who have not been published in the previous 30 Mail to Letters to the Editor The New Braunfels HeraldZeitung Drawer 311328 New Texas 781311328 Fax 210 6251224 New Braunfels HeraldZeitung Editor and Sullens General Duvall Managing Marketing Dee 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 Guadalupe counties three six one Senior Citizen Discounts by carrier delivery only six one Mail delivery outoide 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 6259144 by 7 or 210 6581900 by 11 Postmaster Send address changes to the New Braunfels Herald Drawer New Senior Center proves older worker policy When Mayor Brandt proclaimed March 14 as Older Worker he urged all employers to hire older because ability is agelessP Mayor Brandt is I can think of no better way to exemplify this dec laration than to recognize once again the age less abilities and talents of the seniors who helped make the Comal County Senior Citi zens Foundation Center a Our Senior Center is the living and operating proof that ability is So are determination and There is probably no substitute for maturi ty and Like a great vintage it takes and experience to cultivate that fine appreciation of to gain that wisdom and and to develop that ability of which the Of it is hard to convince the younger gen erations of these but time will tell and time is on their are devel oping their ageless The Senior Center building is a prime exam ple of what the older generation can do when inspired and challenged and Not only did seniors initiate the awesome under taking to find a location and start renova they also planned the construction promoted the and raised In most of the manual labor was performed by people in their and Even some of those same volunteers who worked so diligently and are still working here at the center have given their time and Marie Dawson their labor to the construction of a new Com munity Service Center following the recent They are doing great things at the new and my hat is off to those fine people who are making it possible Paul Lee Ed Jim Tom Eugene and Alvin with terrific coordination and supervision by one who refuses to accept any The practical busi ness and responsible character of the people working at ths senior center made our dream The list is too long to but you all know who you are and the endless hours you gave to this mammoth project retired airconditioning car computer fund raiser and typ Can we even name all the areas of expertise we were so fortunate to find in our midst and continue to find Many of these volunteers were BO versatile that their capabilities over lapped several Everything seemed to come together at the right time the building the and the desire even Gladys for whom we all feel grateful and fortunate to appeared at the perfect Some remarkable evidence of things falling together at optimal time is the fact that the location had a exercise room and that someone was willing to donate exercise We acquired a marvelous par quet Boy what we did with that It was no mean feat The HeraldZeitung vol unteered and continues to help on so many occasions it would be impossible to When you consider all these fortuitous hap penings and the faithful support of the whole it is It was meant to Above I feel that the real force behind this spectacular accomplishment and still friendship hundreds of people friends who care about each all working together and making miracles these circumstances and talents merging at the same point probably would never hap pen again in any other time or Mayor if you want an example of ageless ability at look no farther than the miracle on Landa the Comal Coun ty Senior Citizens Foundation Marie Dawson is a correspondent for the Comal County Senior Citizens ANTO1N ANGERED 0Y RESIGNATION OFYSIHIZZER MS LEP A COUP D ifAT THE LIBERAL WIN6 OF TME COURT ANP ENOUGH ANP ARMS TO MOLP Clinton faces risks by sticking with Yeltsin ByTOMRAUM Associated Press WASHINGTON President forced to focus on foreign policy by the turn of events in Rus is plotting a course of high Stakes support for Boris Yeltsin that could backfire if the Russian president Clinton criticized thenPresident Bush during last years campaign for supporting Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev for too And Clinton risks making the same mistake as he walks a difficult tightrope in his first major foreign policy Some Russia experts say Yeltsins days are Clinton is banking on the oppo site He is after the first elected president in a thousand Clinton said Tuesday at a news conference at which he offered an aggressive and quite specific plan of aid for Russia at his April 34 summit with Clinton even signaled he would consider moving the summit from western Canada to Moscow if nec The meeting is not expect ed to be Clintons saying Analysis he would consider a venue change shows the lengths to which he would go in supporting President Clinton cannot save Yeltsin was a lame duck before these most recent Going to Moscow would be a a very big said Robert a political scientist at Union Col lege who specializes in Russian There is little question that Clin ton must deal with Yeltsin so long as he remains the head of govern The question is how much support to especially if impeachment proceedings are Clinton has no choice but to support said Dimitri a Russian policy expert at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace who general ly agrees with Clintons moves so For one to sell his aid package to Congress will be diffi cult under the best of circum It would be even harder if he distanced himself from Simes At the same he has to be very careful not to create the impression that hes tying his political fortunes to The end of the Cold War and the breakup of the Soviet empire has generated some interesting new political dynamics in Wash Clinton now finds himself deeply involved in internal Russian poli although questions on the crisis didnt dominate Clintons first formal news conference of his it generated the most To be in the past day or administration officials have sought to put some distance between themselves and Clinton himself alluded to the risk of repeating the mistake made inoffering nearexclusive support to saying hed tried to be supportive of reformers throughout Russia throughout all the former com munist Then he noted that Yeltsin has the mandate of having been voted on in a free and open election where people were free to vote and free to stay That sidestepped the fact that the Russian vice president was also as were members of the Russian That there are two schools of thought on the subject is no better dramatized by the conflicting advice being offered by former President Nixon and former Sec retary of State Henry Nixon says Clinton could make a lasting mark in history by offer ing the strongest possible support to Kissinger argues that the United States is on the brink of making the same mistake with Yeltsin that it made with Gor bachev and must not tie itself to any one There is a risk of getting tied to Yeltsin said Helmut a foreign policy ana lyst at the Brookings He there really isnt any who knows how things in Russia are going to turn outr Today in History Associated PTOM Today is March the 84th day of There are 281 days left in the Todays Highlight in History On March immi grant workers were killed when fire broke out at the Triangle Shirtwaist in New York the disaster stirred public outrage and spurred workplace safety On this date In Maryland was founded by English colonists sent by the second Lord In during the Civil Confederate forces captured Fort Stedman in In the home of the Palace opened in New York In 75 years French composer Claude Debussy died in In a coal mine explosion in claimed 111 In the Treaty of Rome established the European Eco nomic In the Martin Luther King led marchers to the state capitol in to protest the denial of voting rights to In King Faisal of Saudi Arabia was shot to death by a nephew with a history of mental The nephew was behead ed the following In British journalist Alec Collett was kidnapped in Lebanon his captors later claimed to have killed In 87 most of them Honduran and Dominican