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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 7, 1995, New Braunfels, Texas                                2 A Sunday May Morales praises Colonias bill Texas Attorney General Dan Morales on Friday April 28 con gratulated and thanked the Texas House of Representatives for passing legislation that expands and tough ens laws prohibiting the develop ment of thirdworld style communi ties in Texas The legislation now must be approved by the Texas Senate Substandard developments often called colonias have proliferated primarily along the TexasMexico border They typically have no san itary sewage or drinking water sys tems no garbage pickup or safe dis posal areas and no paved roads Residents are exposed to various infectious diseases such as cholera hepatitis and tuberculosis as a result of the open sewage pits contami nated drinking water and unsafe dis posal of garbage The contagious diseases are easi ly spread beyond the immediate colonia community With the passage of this legisla tion we will have die tools necessary to stop the proliferation of colonias and limit the residents and all Tex ans exposure to these deadly dis eases that often originate in such Morales said It should be inconceivable that in this day and age and in this great State our citizens would have to live in thirdworld style conditions and that they and all Texans could be so readily exposed to such primitive diseases Clay Loop earn seats on board By CRAIG HAMMETT Staff Writer Two new members will take seats on the Comal Independent School Dis trict board next week John Clay defeated Norman Gerlich 325182 in the District 7 race and Robert Loop defeated James Kellam 21038 for the District 6 seat A total of 755 votes were cast in the two districts combined This was the second time the CISD has elected members using single member districts Next two more seats will be contested to round out the sev en singlemember seats Im real tickled were in the sin glemember said Clay who lost two years ago in an atlarge elec tion where eight people ran for two seats I know we represent trje whole district It single member district makes people feel like they have their own tive District 7 mclud ed mainly the Gar den Ridge area up to south of New Braunfels This district had 507 votes cast compared to 248 in District 6 which mainly covers the Bulverde and Smithson Valley areas Robert Clay defeated Gerlich who was the incumbent Norms a nice guy I hate it for said Clay who added he and Gerlich hold many of the same viewpoints They district residents are going to get a good representa Loop will also be serving his first term Like Clay Loop served on the CISDs LongRange Planning Com John Clay Tejeda blasts McNamaras war comments WASHINGTON Con gressman Frank Tejeda a Vietnam vet eran marked the 20th anniversary of the end of the Vietnam War with praise for the grunts who served their country honorably while blasting former Sec retary of Defense Robert McNamaras remarks in a recently published book that the war was wrong terribly Congressman Tejeda paid trib ute to Americas veterans as he addressed a crowd of 200 persons at an AllVeterans Memorial Ceremony sponsored annually by the Vietnam Veterans of America on the last day of San Antonios Fiesta celebration This year the event fell on Sunday April 30 exactly 20 years after com munist troops captured Saigon As we look back 20 years to the fall of Saigon we remember the harsh sounds of war the valor of fellow troops and the pained stare of fallen said Tejeda Nothing said now by Robert McNamara reduces our debt to the courage of these young men and women There is a time for speak ing out and McNamaras was 30 years ago He should have had the courage to tell President Johnson that sending fur ther troops would be a mistake This failure is his own he should have stepped forward then That McNamara did not have the courage or conviction to speak out against sending more and more troops to a battle that he secretly thought could not be won in no way diminishes the courage and conviction of those who served in added Tejeda GIFT BOOKS AVAILABLE WALNUT 6 6296400 IH 35 and Walnut Ave AU SHOWS BEFORE PM Time good thru only MonFri re Sal Sun Those who fought who answered the call displayed courage We must nev er forget the dedication of the young men and women who faithfully answered their countrys call to take up arms to defend what our political leaders told us were American interests abroad While we must not dwell on the past we must continue the healing process together now and in the Tejeda said We must never forget From this experience we can learn lessons for the future if we put Amer ican soldiers in harms way we must go with clear objectives and we must go to win As we look to the future it is our responsibility to ensure that our soldiers have the proper manpower Sleepii VILLAGE OF THE DAMNED Beware the Children 00 Mon Ftf 7xtO Sal Sun 7x109x10 Bad Boys nh Mon Fil 720 925 SatSun MAHLQN BKANOO JOHNNT DlPP E Mon 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was passed Clay also served on the Canyon Intermediate School Architectural Committee Loop said he would continue to help the district with its longrange planar ning and goals He said this was especially important in his area given the amount of growth there I appreciate the support everybody gave he said they want me to make sure the students have the classrooms they need and Ill continue to follow the progress of the new intermediate Serta Perfect Sleepers starting from Wi HAKtTMt WORLDS BESI pc pc CkiwpmctiCs r nv Son Luxury Pillow Top Full Set Jl Introductory Hu Prices Still Available Supplies Last For Mothers Remember that ol1 saying If Momma aint Nobodys Happy Treat her with a Foot or Back Massage Tool Starting from mattress sleep store Pulling Jfew Braunfeln lo Sleep Since New Braunfels TX 78130 TODAYS CROSSWORD PUZZLE ACROSS 1 Fictional deer 6 Colo time 9 Pencil end 13 The East 15 Pie 16 VIPs car 17 Column 18 Actor Chaney 19 Dancing Queen group 20 Art for arts 21 Kerrigan and 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