New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, December 13, 1995, Page 5

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

December 13, 1995

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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 13, 1995, New Braunfels, Texas Herald-Zeitung □ Wednesday, December 13,1995 OSA Student raises concerns about higher speed limits Dear Editor, I am concerned about the speed limit being raised in Texas, I feel that if this happens there will be more accidents and deaths. When you go faster your reaction time is less, you don’t see objects lying on the road, and you don’t have as much control of your car. If people already go ten miles over the speed limit that means when it is raised they’ll go that much faster. It will be very dangerous getting on and off freeways because the off and on ramps are short; people will not be able to see you well. Also, it is dangerous going fast in cities because people are constantly changing lanes to get off the freeway. Another downside is that our insurance rates will go up because of the risk. The only benefit is that people can go faster and get to places quickly. I think that we should be allowed to vote on this issue. Sincerely, Natalie A. Biggs, 7th grade Homeschooled Editorial way off tho mark Dear Mr. Croteau, When I read your editorial (“Insomniacs’ nightmare,” Dec. 7,1995) I was horrified. I never heard such imbecile statements in my life. First I am the wife of a retired railroad man, he worked there for 33 years. It was a rule that the whistles were blown at each crossing. Needless to say, it was for a purpose. People don’t stop at crossings and when there are cross arms they go around them. How dumb can they be? Have you ever been at an accident where a car has been hit by a train? Where people were in too much of a hurry and tried to beat the train. Have you ever held a baby in your arms and they died? Have you ever held the hand of an elderly person and wiped the bloc#!, from their face. It must be a horrific'' experience. I know because my husband still has nightmares. Now, do you want this on your conscience. Go ahead and vote to stop \ whistle blowing at night and live with all the deaths that stupid people will: cause because they don’t want to miss i a little sleep. Next time there is an accident at a ‘ crossing go see what people like you : will cause and have to live with. God *. forgive you. Judith Crumrine; New Braunfels \ At New Braunfels Factory Stores. Shop over 46 true factory stores like for the holidays! You'll olways find 20*70% retail prices including many others. Find the perfect RUSSELL FREE CARRIAGE RIDES WITH SANTA SAT. & SUN. THRU DECEMBER , just in time off of original in our stores, BH33331 and stocking stuffer at RAWLINGS SPORTING GOODS for anyone in your family. While you're here, don't forget to enjoy a FREE carriage ride with Santa each Saturday and Sunday, December 2nd through 23rd. Photographs will be available for $3.00 each. Santa's pick-up point is right in front of KSS3I2QD3ZQ93I IQQB&dtriLlyUfl' from noon to 4:00 p.m. We're talking big time holiday savings here at    ' KBSSC2ZZ9 Md all our other factory stores! Cwt*hows: Mon. • Sot. 9 o.m.-9 p.m., Sun., IO a.nU p m Closed Christmas (toy210/6204806 Factory es k Chort* Oak farm Propfty To directly support the work of the Salvation Army Service Unit of New Braunfels, gifts nay be nailed tot Salvation Army 304 Cardinal Drive New Braunfels, Texas 78130In her honor Herald-Zeitung photo by DAVID DEKUNDER Marion Independent School District Superintendent Craig Stockstill, Norma Krueger (center) and Krueger Elementary School teacher Mary Jane Cage mat tor a moment during dedication ceremonies for the new Norma Krueger Elementary School building In Marlon. For 30 years (1945-76), Krueger served the Marion school district as a teacher and elementary school principal. CEDAR ALLERGY SUFFERERS!!! WE NEED CEDAR ALLERGIC INDIVIDUALS FOR A RESEARCH STUDY INVOLVING TWO MARKETED ALLERGY MEDICATIONS. SKIN TESTING. LABWORK AND MONITORING PROVIDED BY A BOARD CERTIFIED ALLERGIST AT NO COST PARTICIPANTS WILL ALSO BE COMPENSATED UP TO SI20 Call Now To Find Out lf You Are Eligible!! CENTRAL TEXAS HEALTH RESEARCH 705-A Lancia, New Braunfels • 629-9036 ^ I v ^    The    Children's    Ministry of ' J. J A Tree of Life Fellowship 652 Loop 337 • New Braunfels 625-6375 <af\/{aJzs ttzis, a isogon of ananas (oz uouz (zidd • Infants thru 2yrs learn that Jesus loves them • 2yrs thru 5yrs learn Bible stories with practical application • 6yrs thru 12yrs learn to stand on the principles of God's Word Tree of Life Fellowship puts a strong emphasis on children's ministry teaching that God has a great plan for their lives! 6njoy puppets, drama, music, games, and great Bible lessons Lack’s Furniture Store holding tree contest, non-perishable food collection I In die spirit of the Holiday Season, food is stacking up and store nearest you and “vote” for your favorite tree, the can count grows daily at your local Lack’s Furniture Cen-    Local food distribution centers will receive all food colter.    lected. Area non-profit groups have decorated trees in each I oca- The three local charities whose trees receive the most hon.    “votes”    or    cans of food at each Lack’s location will receive • The public is invited to “vote” for their favorite tree.    cash awards. Simply bring a non-perishable food item to the Lack’s “Voting” ends Dec. 16. YOU WONT BELIEVE THE HOLIDAY SAVINGS... Herald-Zeitung photo by DAVID DEKUNDER A Lone Star gift ' Rep. Edmund Kuempel precented Sunday Pavalack and Canyon Lake Chamber of Commerce President I Pavtack with rn Texas flag recently that flew over the state capitol In Austin. Looking on were (from left) Fabeling, Jeff Matson, Jim Beauchamp of Pedemales Electric Coop, Chamber Executive Secretary Wanda Truchsees and Chamber board member Gene Anthony. Ho, Ho, Ho. We at the U.S. Postal Service wish you Happy Holidays. But since actions speak louder than words, we thought we’d mention some of the special holiday preparations we’ve made to simplify your life. For instance, we’ve extended hours in more than 4,500 post offices, and hired extra staff at many others. We’ve printed 3.7 billion holiday stamps, over two billion of them with self-adhesive backs. And many post offices have shipping supplies available. To speed things up, we now accept credit and debit cards at over 6,000 post offices. And every post office offers a free brochure of mailing tips. We’ve acquired an extra million square feet of space to handle all the extra holiday mail, and leased an additional 116 planes to help get it there. We do it all because this is the busiest time of year for you and for us. We anticipate handling about 4.4 billion stamped cards and letters - over a million of which, incidentally, will be addressed to Santa Claus, North Pole. We also expect some 99 million Priority Mail and Parcel Post packages, which occasionally gets very interesting. In years past, our customers have mailed a 20-pound box of chocolates, automobile tires, a rocking horse, a set of encyclopedias, and a swing set.    UNITED STATES P.S. Please mail early, and often.    ELU POSTAL SERVICE We Deliver For You. *>t«6UeP6 hup://w w vv.usps.gov/ ;

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