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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - July 8, 1993, New Braunfels, Texas Ihursday July 3 IN THE NEWS Three lottery Winners to share million SEMINOLE Texas AP Three lucky ticketholders soon will be headed to Austin for their piece of the Texas Lotterys estimated million jackpot Each winner will go home about million richer once they cash in tickets bearing the numbers 78 15424647 said lottery spokes woman Carmen Luevanos The winning tickets were sold in South Texas Central Texas and the Dal las area she said Further details including the exact total the winners will share were to be released today Ms Lue vanos said The pot returns to million for Saturdays drawing Thanks to the highdollar draw ing that drew people to conve nience stores and across state bor ders million worth of tickets were sold Wednesday making it the secondbest day in lottery his tory The singleday sales record of million was set May 1 when the jackpot reached a record million That pool was split by 14 winners At the Hester Stateline Oil Co in Seminole just four miles east of Hobbs lottery players had jammed the parking lot and jos tled for counter space inside They say you cant win unless you do said Hobbs homemak er Janet McAtee Everybody I know comes over The tiny convenience store in Seminole has sold million in Lotto and scratchandwin tickets since the Texas Lottery began last year Officials say a Town Country store in McAllen was Texas No 2 lottery retailer with million sales The Seminole store is nothing fancy a few dusty gas pumps out front shelves crammed with air freshener and Campbells soup But here less than a quartermile from the state line customers come in from the hot sandy wind to dream their vision of wealth Hester vice president Al Hester said that 70 percent of the play ers at his store come from New Mexico Also Texans often make the drive 24 miles west of Semi nole and 100 miles southwest of Lubbock because they think the store is lucky based on the high volume of tickets sold Hester said Thats even though there has nev er been a ticket sold that won the jackpot he added Hester said he never imagined the momandpop operation his parents started 40 years ago would ring up sales surpassing those in larger cities By Wednesday afternoon lot tery players were leaning against a 20foot wooden counter elbows propped up and eyebrows furrowed in concentration Some took their time and consulted friends before picking their numbers others worked silently and speedily beside liter bottles of soda pop On this one I just closed my eyes and one woman said to no one in particular Ones just as good as another far as I a man told his com panion A New Mexican who asked not to be identified bought 600 tickets She said she wished her state would start a lottery Promarijuana demonstration over after four weeks SAN MARCOS Texas AP A fourweek demonstration in front of the Hays County jail to protest marijuana laws and support a hungerstriking inmate has been broken up by sheriffs deputies The protesters who promote various uses for hemp the plant marijuana comes from had built a tent city on the lawn in front of the jail They support inmate Zeal Ste fanoff who has been serving time since June 3 for marijuana posses sion and ended a 34day hunger strike early Tuesday Stefanoff turned himself in to protest laws banning hemp use One demonstrator Brett Stahl of San Marco was charged Tues day with criminal tiespassing when he refused to vacate the grounds after a deputys warning The sheriff said I could stay here as long as I was passive and Stahl said before being carried off to jail Sheriffs department officials refused to comment on their rea sons tor forcing ihe protesters w leave Circuit Court acts on Bunions ruling Dear Abby Court rules intervenors lack merit to appeal spring flow management plan Staff and wire reports The Endangered Species Act and the Edwards Aquifer remain in the news this week as the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled on the appeal to District Judge Lucius Bunions ruling and hearings on the Endangered Species Act were held in San Marcos and San Antonio The city of San Antonio and ten other agencies companies and indi viduals who were intervenors in the appeal of Judge Buntons ruling to pro tect endangered species in the Comal and San Marcos springs lack the legal standing to appeal his decision accord ing to the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals The court ruled Tuesday that since the intervenors were not the plain tiffs and therefore would not be direct ly effected by the ruling they could not appeal it In February Bunton had ordered the Fish Wildlife Service to draw up plans to protect the endangered species that live in and San Marcos springs As part of this he said it had to determine how much water is needed in the springs to keep the species alive The federal government appealed We asked for an opportunity to speak but they said the agenda was closed We can submit written testimony within ten days and we are going to do Doug Miller Comal County Water Representative the ruling but changed its position when Bruce Babbitt replaced Manuel Lujan as interior secretary The feder al governments decision to discontin ue the appeal meant the intervenors had no standing to continue it the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled In a related matter the House Mer chant Marine and Fisheries subcom mittee on environment and natural resources held meetings Tuesday in San Antonio and San Marcos to gath er public input for Congress to con sider when the ES A comes up for reau thorization Doug Miller the water representative for Comal County reports that although not allowed to speak at the Endangered Species hearings held Tuesday the county will submit writ ten testimony in support of the ESA We asked for an opportunity to speak but they said the agenda was said Miller We can submit written testimony within ten days and we are going to do Miller said the Comal County testi mony will emphasize that not all economies are damaged by the ESA some smaller communities have been protected by the The Texas Legislature under pres sure from Judge Bunton to come up with a management plan for the Edwards Aquifer that would insure protection for species covered by the ESA created the Edwards Aquifer Authority The new regulatory body will reg ulate pumping and assure appropriate aquifer water levels for the survival of the endangered species in the San Mar cos and Comal Springs New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce sponsors dispute resolution services Six trained mediators named to serve with Alliance Dispute Resolution Center The Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce Alliance Dispute Resolution Center is one of the first in the state according to Michael Meek Chamber Executive Vice President and Executive Director of the new center In the next few weeks we will be getting our marketing program in full gear and hope to get the word out about this great new Meek said TlB forprofit division of the Chamber will provide a ful lytrained qualified mediator to facilitate communication between disputing parties The parties must voluntarily agree to any resolution of the dispute The advantage to indi viduals or organizations who chose mediation is the avoid ance of litigation Alliance Dispute Resolution New Braunfels has six trained and qualified mediators They include Atanacio Campos Rosa Linda De La Cerda Paul A Finley Doyle E Krueger Nile B Riedel and Gary L Steel Each of the mediators took the Texas Education Agency approved American Institute of Dispute Resolution 40 hour mediation training course The Alliance Dispute Res olution Centers are being established through chambers of commerce throughout the state in a program sponsored and endorsed by the Texas Chamber of Commerce in con junction with Alliance Dispute Resolution Inc Mediation is an increasingly popular process for resolv ing disputes out of said Frank Hinton Director of the AIDR As more individuals and organizations seek to avoid the disadvantages of litigation the need for truly qualified mediators will There is an administrative fee charged to each party and an hourly fee Meek stressed however that the rates are under the current legal services market in Comal County Anyone interested in using the mediation process should contact Meek or Cindy Bradfute the Case Administrator for the center The above information was provided by Michael Meek executive vice president of the New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce DEAR ABBY Do you have any research regarding which is more economical in running the air condi tioner My husband and I are hav ing a dispute over whether its cheaper to run the air conditioner 24 hours a day turning the thermo stat up when were not home so it wont come on as much or turning it on for nine hours a day then turning it off for 15 hours out of each day I say The air conditioner has to work much harder to cool the house every day after the hot air has been allowed to filter back in and heats up the furniture carpets drapes I called our power company but they were not much help Does the power company in your area have any information MISS CONCERNED IN CALIFORNIA DEAR MISS CONCERNED The only way to resolve your dispute is to have your home checked out by someone who knows the heating and aircon ditioning business Much will depend on a the amount of heat that is trans ferred to or from the outside b the outside temperature c whether the attic and outside walls are insulated and d whether the attic has a powered fan to remove hot air etc According to my aircondi tioning expert the very best way to operate airconditioning equipment is to set it at the desired temperature and leave it there This is the most conve nient method but also the most expensive The next best method is to turn on the cooling or heating about an hour before arriving home This can be done with a Fora better tomorrow American Heart Association NEW Texacos Pit Stop Deli 3201 IH35 South Pit Stop 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differences in cost will be mini mal DEAR ABBY When my hus band of 54 years passed away recently Madlyn my high school friend in Arizona who is also recent sent me this comfort ing poem which I would like to share with you and perhaps your readers We do not know who wrote it MRS CHARLES E WALP QUAKERTOWN PA DEAR MRS WALP Please accept my sympathy on the loss of your beloved husband and thank you for sharing this touching poem One or the other must leave One or the other must stay One or the other must grieve That is forever the way That is the vow that was sworn Faithful til death do us part Braving what had to be borne Hiding the ache in the heart One howsoever adored First must be summoned away That is the will of the Lord One or the other must stay For everything you need to know about wedding planning order How to Have a Lovely Send a busi nesssized selfaddressed envelope plus check or money order for in Cannda to Dear Abby Wedding Booklet Box 447 Mount Morris 111 61054 Postage is 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