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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 25, 1995, New Braunfels, Texas 11 I Wednesday Jan Opinion To talk with Managing Editor Mark Lyon about Opinion page call 6259144 ext 21 Readers are plentiful thinkers are Harriet Martineau British writer journalist 1837 l 1 EDITORIALS A fest is born Youth Artbeat 95 shaping up to be exciting beneficial outlet for youth Ever wonder where this community would be with out something going on every weekend Our community is blessed with projects festi vals and events benefitting more people than most could imagine Some are more successful than others and live on gathering more support and momentum with each year One event which appears poised for a long stay in our community is Youth Artbeat 95 an event which will showcase and reveal to the public the very real talent found among our local youth Most of you will be amazed at what you will find The firstever event is in the infancy stages However support from practically every sector of the community is quickly falling together Dont be surprised years from now to see Youth Artbeat as one of the premier and most unique events this city has to right along with Wurstfest Hurnmelfest and others Already ideas are being considered to help shape the event into even more perhaps with scholarship money being awarded to winners so that they may pursue a career in the arts Youth Artbeat will be a great asset to New Braunfels It will afford local young artists an opportunity few commu nities can provide It will give them inspiration and encour agement Support Youth Artbeat and go see what our own young artists have to offer The event takes place Feb 18 25 downtown Todays editorial was written by Mark Lyon managing editor for the i i b Write The New Braunfels HeraldZeitung welcomes letters on any public issue The editor reserves the right to correct spelling style punctua tion and known factual errors Letters should be kept to 250 words We publish only original mail addressed to The New Braunfels Herald Zeitung bearing the writers signature Also an address and a telephone number which are not for publication must be included Please cite the page number and date of any article that is mentioned Preference is given to writers who have not been published in the previous 30 days Mail letters to Letters to the Editor The New Braunfels HeraldZeitung Drawer 311328 New Braunfels Texas 781311328 Fax 210 6251224 New Braunfels HeraldZeitung r Editor and Sullens General DuVall it Managing Lyon Advertising Davis Circulation Ann Avery Pressroom Brandt Classified Reininger City Croteau Published on Sunday mornings and weekday mornings Tuesday through Friday by the New Braunfels HeraldZfitung USPS 377880 707 Landa Si or Drawer 311328 New Braunfels Comal County Tx 78131 1328 Second class postage paid by the New Braun felj HeraldZeiiung in New Braunfels Texas Carrier delivered in Comal and Guadalupe counties three months 19 six months ow year Senior Citizen Discounts by carrier delivery only six months one year MaM delivery outside Comal County in Texas three months six months one year Mail outside Texas three months six months one year Subscribers who have not received a newspaper by Tuesday through Friday or by sunon Sunday may call 210 6259144 by 7 weekdays or by 11 on oSTMA Send address changes to the New Braunfels HeraldZeitung Draw er 3J1328 New Braunfels Tx 781311328 Opinion Saddle up for a good time and a good cause On Saturday night Feb 4 all of us here in New Braun fels have a unique opportuni chance to get together with family friends and neigh ibors and not only show our community spirit but support a community cause as well That Saturday night the San Antonio Spurs will host New Braunfels Community Night at the Alamodome for their game against the Sacramento it will be New Braunfels night to shine in South Texas By now most of us have heard about this great event because a lot of people have been working hard to spread the word But in case you havent been corralled at your office or by your best friend to grab a seat on the bus let me tell you more about it New Braunfels Community Night with the Mike Doherty Spurs is just night when the Spurs will highlight the New Braunfels crowd with special activities and lots of hoopla But there is also a special reason it is called Community You see the Downtown Rotary Club which is sponsoring this event for New Braunfels has arranged for the Spurs to make a donation that night to a very important local project For every ticket sold by the Downtown Rotary Club the San Antonio Spurs will make a sizable donation to the downtown sidewalk renovation the check will be presented oncourt to our community at the game This will be the first donation towards the matching funds needed to start this longawait ed community project for our Sesquicentennial we have a chance to receive from the Spurs that night All this for having a great time with our friends and families Tickets are range from up to and are all in the same area so we can cheer New Braunfels into PANDEMONIUM And getting to the Alamodome is even easier the Downtown Rotary has arranged for charter buses to take groups couples or singles right to the front door Bus seats are and will leave from the old HEB parking lot thanks HEB at sharp to get us there for the ceremony before the game So far we have a lot of people pulling together to show South Texas our community our largest employers to our smallest service orga nizations New Braunfels has always been a community to rally together for a good cause and a good But we need everyone in New Braunfels to join in the fun and support our community So on Satur day Feb 4 saddle up New Braunfels We good time will be had by all For tickets or bus seats call Maureen or Tobin at 6257502 by Jan 27 or ask any Downtown Rotary Club member Dr Doherty is a local veterinarian and long time member of the Downtown Rotary Pocket size quotations from Speaker Newt By DIANE DUSTON Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON AP Its not altruism Its not altruism I have an enormous personal ambition I want to shift the entire Newt Gin grich said in 1985 Im a controversial Im reshaping the entire nation through the news he said four years later These and other insights into the new Republican House speaker from Georgia can be found in Quotations from Speaker Newt The Little Red White and Blue Book of the Repub lican Its a handy pock et guide to the mind of the man in his own words A growing number of journalists politicians and curious citizens everywhere are paying attention to the words of Gingrich past present and future It is this group that the authors hope to reach with Quota tions from Speaker Robert Bernstein executive editor of News World Report and Today in history Analysis his wife Amy Bernstein an Oxford University doctoral candidate in 16thcentury French literature got the idea for the book last Thanksgiv ing while talking about Gingrich with relatives The title and cover parody the little red book Quotations from Chair man Mao by the Chinese communist revolutionary leader which was often quoted by counter culture McGovernicks as Gingrich would call them in the 1960s During five weeks of intensive research the Bernsteins and helpers pored over every Gingrich interview speech and personal paper they could find with an aim of providing a full look at the man through his own said Mrs Bernstein The result is 182 pages of Gin grich wisdom and wit dating from 1974 touching on people his own ambitions political institutions and of course history Bernstein said he has met Gin grich His wife says she never has but we lived with him for five Both see him as complicated but consistent For a politician he hasnt contradicted himself very said Bernstein The publisher Workman Publish ing of New York previously did a book of quotes of President Bush who was often satirized for his gar bled syntax and incomplete sen tences They were all said Bernstein I said This is not going to be a book of zingers not that we would ignore them but we were try ing to get inside the mans head who he was what he The book does provide a useful overview of the man now second in line to the presidency Some sam ples ambition is to be an old time political boss in 20 Recalling his days as an organizer of the Young Republicans at Emory University in the sixties from an By The Associated Press Today is Wednesday Jan 25 the 25th day of 1995 There are 340 days left in the year Todays Highlight in History On Jan the inventor of the telephone Alexander Graham Bell inaugurated transcontinen tal telephone service On this date In 1533 Englands King Henry VIII secretly married his second wife Anne Boleyn who later gave birth to Elizabeth In 1579 the Treaty of Utrecht was signed marking the beginning of the Dutch Republic In 1787 Shays Rebellion suffered a setback when debtridden farmers led by Captain Daniel Shays failed to capture an arsenal at Springfield Mass In 1890 reporter Nellie Bly Eliz abeth Cochrane of the New York World received a tumultuous wel come home after she completed a roundtheworld journey in 72 days six hours and 11 minutes In 1890 the United Mine Workers of America was founded In 1959 American Airlines opened the jet age in the United Slates with the first scheduled transcontinental flight of a Boeing 707 In 1961 President Kennedy held the first presidential news conference carried live on radio and television In 1971 Charles Manson and three women followers were convict ed in Los Angeles of murder and conspiracy in the 1969 slayings of seven people including actress Sharon Tale In 1981 the 52 Americans held hostage by Iran for 444 days arrived in the United Slates Ten years ago In a surprise announcement Pope John Paul II said he was convening a synod of Roman Catholic bishops to review the results of the Second Vatican Council Five years ago An Avianca Boe ing 707 ran out of fuel and crashed in Cove Neck 73 of the 161 peo ple aboard were killed Aclress Ava Gardner died in London al age 67 One year ago President Clinlon delivered his State of ihe Union address in which he challenged Con gress to pass comprehensive health care reforms Singer Michael Jack son settled a child molestation law suit against him terms were confi dential although one source put the monetary figure at at least 10 mil lion The United States launched Clementine I an unmanned space craft thai was lo study the moon before ii was lost and gone interview with The Atlanta Journal July 22 1974 talk about crying The spring of spent a fair length of time trying to come to grips with who I was and the habits I had and what they did to people that I truly loved I really spent a period of lime where I suspect I cried three or four times a week I read Men Who Hate Women and The Women Who Love Them and I found frightening pieces that related my own The Washington Post June 12 1989 in an article in which his wife Mari anne revealed their marriage had been off and on for some time knock me down on the mat and I get up again And after a while if youre a normal human being you get tired of knocking me down and so you give in but then youre really angry because you just knocked me down nine times and I still The Washington Posl June 12 1989 Diane Duston is chief of staff for AP congressional Todays Birthdays Journalistauthor Edwin Newman is 76 Actor Gregg Palmer is 68 Georgian leader Eduard Shevard nadze is 67 The former president of the Philip pines Corazon Aquino is 62 Aclress Elizabeth Allen is 61 Actress Leigh TaylorYoung is 51 Thought for Today By the time a person has achieved years adequate for choos ing a direction the die is cast and the moment has long passed which determined the Zelda Sayre Fitzgerald Ameri can writer I
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