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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 7, 1996, New Braunfels, Texas 4 A 0 HtfikWfcrttma Q SurxJty AcrH 7 Editor Doug Loveday about theOpinton page call 6259144 TV people tend to k r et that military Operations are not sti L for the purpose of entertaining hr Peter Braestrup 1995 F 0 I T O R I A L KUDOS Brauntex Theatre manager MidTexas Symphony applauded for their efforts KUDOS is a regular feature of the HeraldZeitung in which readers may applaud and thank those people and organizations who went the extra mile through volunteer work or sponsorship for them If you wish to recognize someone in this feature write to HeraldZeitung KUDOS 707 Landa New Braunfels TX 78130 Im not sure who to direct this to but I wanted to com mend the new manager at the Brauntex Theatre Cole Per son My friends wanted to see Braveheart which was showing upstairs one of us was hi a wheelchair Mr Person helped us to cany my Mend in his chair all the way up the stairs and then back down again when it was over he also gave us the office number and said that if we called a little in advance he could swap the upstairs movie to downstairs in the future I thought this went way beyond anything we could have hoped for in helping to accommodate a handicapped person and such friendly service you can only get in a small town Thanks Cole The MidTexas Symphony for bringing classical music to more than 1 000 Comal County school children at its annu al childrens conceit last Tuesday And a special thanks to concert sponsors First Commer cial Bank and Robert Orr and the Cecilia Young Willard fund and Ella May Breckenridge And Kudos to pianist Laura Spitzer and guest conductor Franz Krager who tailored the concert to their young audi ence Carol Glanville 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 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to the New Braunfels Herald Zeitung bearing the writers signature Also an address and a telephone number which are not for publication must be included Please cite the page number and date of any article that is mentioned Preference is given to writers who have not been published in the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 New Braunfels HeraldZeitung Drawer 311328 New Braunfels Texas 781311328 New Braunfels HeraldZeitung Editor and Publisher David Sullens Managing DougLoveday Retail Advertising Director Jack Osteen Accounting Manager Lee Hall Circulation Director pressroom Billy Parnell jCjty Editor on Sunday Corepl County Tx 7813M338 Second paid by the New Broun ow year Ctiro r m Mill delivery owtsMe Coroal County in Texas three months six WS year f Mail outside Texas six months one year who not received a newspaper by through Rrkfey 9y wn OR Sunday call 210 or by 7 jwn qr fry 1 1 f OnlMHi oontAol submit letters i columns electronically by way of online services or Internet or to simply contact staff members the managing editors address is Internet connections and pizza Imagine overhearing one of your fellow workers calling the telephone company and ordering service for his new house Hello telephone company Id like to order a telephone line for my house Can you tell me how much that would be Yes yes I see Well let me ask you a question When I get my new phone line in will I be able to order a pizza with it This conversation probably sounds a bit odd to most of us today because we understand what it means to have a connection to the telephone com pany Of course once we get that connection we can use it to order a pizza if that is what we want to do A connection to the Internet can be viewed in a similar light Once you are connected via an Internet Service Provider you are connected It is then up to you if you use it to track the stock market or to call one of your friends located in a sub freezing climate to discuss how great life is in New Braunfels To review last week we established the differ ence between Internet Service Providers who provide a direct connection to the Internet and Online Services like America On Line The benefits of the Internet Service Providers are centered around speed and full accessibility to the Internet Online Services have the advantage of being able to provide resources that only their subscribers have access to Another advantage of the Internet Service Provider channel is the amazing array of software programs that allow you to take advantage of your direct Internet con nection by passing audio signals video signals or database queries along the network this week we will continue the explanation of the differences in Online Services and Internet Service Providers To every rule there is an exception So I must point out the exception to the above rule of complete Many times in a corporate environment a fil tering computer known as a firewall is placed between the corporate network and the Internet This can be done to protect information on the corporate network from the Internet as well as providing a method of filtering or censoring parts of the Internet from the users on the corporate network On a smaller scale individual computers can be controlled with filtering programs like NETNANNY or SUR FWATCH which allow parents to set restrictions on the areas of the Internet that are available as well as monitoring the information that is coming in to their computer Another benefit of being on the Internet is stan dardization Once you get all your winsock applica Reed Hemly lions installed they will work with any direct access to the Internet There may be a few configuration issues that need to be changed between services especially in the dialer program The main point is the applications that do things on the Internet will still work the same way Another benefit of the Internet Service Provider is cost Prices for a commercial provider can vary from state to state country to country and company to company But about per month for unlimited access is somewhat typical My thanks and acknowledgment to the author of Mastering the Internet which I used as a reference for this article The entire text can be found at This docu ment provides more than 200 pages of Internet help in plain English It includes explanations of Internet mysteries and complete setup instructions for Win dows Windows 95 and Windows NT I highly rec ommend it as a must read for diose of you that are cruising onto the information highway Reed Helmly is a South Texas Computer Con sultant far CqmpuVision and the Webmaster for Reed lives in New Braunfels and specializes in computer networks and Internet service Comments and suggestions for future articles con be mailed in care of this newspaper or by calling 210 do Soon the streets of New Braunfels will be filled with the bustling traffic of tourists visiting our local shops parks and rivers For some especially our merchants the tourist season is welcomed with open arms For others the traffic headaches long lines at the grocery stores and other inconveniences are something to detest We want to know what your feelings are about the imminent approach of the tourist season Fill out the coupon drop it by our office at 707 Landa New Braunfels TX 78130 or fax survey to 210 6251224 Copied forms are acceptable Deadline for this survey is Saturday April r IL Jiid 1 atll Do you view the approaching tourist season here with anticipation Or dread Name Address City Phone Age Sex oJ sHJ i Si u GOVERNMENT OFFICES President of the Bill Clinton 1600 Pennsylvania Ave NW Washington 20500 2024561414 Vice President of the Al Gore Old Executive Office Bldg 17th St and Pennsylvania NW Washington 20501 2024562326 Senators for the state of Texas Phil Gramm 402 E Ramsey Rd San Antonio TX 78216 2103669494 Kay Bailey Hutchison 961 Federal Bldg 300 E 8th St Austin TX 78703 5124825834 Congressmen Lamar Smith 1100 Loop 410 Ste 640 San Antonio TX 78209 2108215024 Today In History By The Associated Press Today is Easter Sunday April 7 the 98th day of 1996 There are 268 days left in the year Todays Highlight in History On April 7 1862 Union forces led by General Ulysses S Grant defeated the Confederates at the Bat tle of Shiloh in Tennessee Onthitdate In 1927 an audience in New York saw an image of Commerce Secretary Herbert Hoover in the first successful longdistance demonstration of televi sion In during World War II planes inter cepted a Japanese fleet that was headed for Oki nawa on a suicide mission Jn 1947 pioneer Henry Ford died in Dear born Michigan at age 83 In 1949 the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical South Pacific opened on Broadway In 195 the United Nations General Assembly Frank Tejeda 1313 Military Ste 115 San Antonio TX 78214 2109247383 FAX 2109276222 TEXAS GOVERNMENT OFFICES Governor George W Bush Box 12428 Austin TX 78711 5124632000 Attorney General Dan Morales Box 12548 Austin TX 78711 5124632100 State Senator Jeff Wentworth 1250 Loop 410 San Antonio TX 78209 2108267800 FAX 2108260571 or Box 12068 Austin TX 787112068 5124630326 State Senator Judith Zaffirini Box 627 Laredo TX 78042 2107222293 or Box12068 Austin TX 787112068 5124630121 FAX 5124753738 State Representative Edmund Kuempel Box 911 781550911 2103798732 FAX 5124630904 or Box2910 Austin TX 787682910 5124630602 FAX 5124635896 COMAL COUNTY GOVERNMENT OFFICES Comal County Courthouse 100 Main Plaza New Braunfels TX 78130 2106205501 FAX 2106205592 County Judge Carter Casteel 2106205501 District Attorney 22nd Bill Reimer New Braunfels 2106205533 County Attorney Nathan Rhein lander 2106205591 District Clerk Margaret Herbrich 2106205574 County Clerk Joy Streater 2106205513 County Treasurer Bart Bartholomew 2106205507 AssessorCollector Mrs Gloria K Clennan 2106205521 Sheriff Jack Bremer 2106203400 or 2106203450 County Auditor H Bate Bond 2106205557 Chief Appraiser Lynn Rodgers 2106258597 County Commissioners Pet 1 Evans 2106255254 Pet 2 Danny Scheel 210609 5562 Pet 3 Christina Zamora 210 6259213 The Survey Just one reader responded to last weeks survey question What issues facing the city would you like to see candidates address this year The response follows Build true unity in this town by creating competition Competi lion brings out the excellence of all players and creates a team that goes beyond the expected elected Dag Hammarskjold of Sweden to be secre tarygeneral In 1957 the last of New Yorks electric trolleys completed its final run from Queens to Manhattan In 1966 the United States recovered a hydrogen bomb it had lost off the coast of Spain In 1969 the Supreme Court unanimously struck down laws prohibiting private possession of obscene material In 1976 Chinas leadership deposed Deputy Prime Minister Deng Xiaoping and appointed Hua Kuo feng prime minister and first deputy chairman of the Communist Party In 1984 the Census Bureau reported Los Angeles had overtaken Chicago as the nations second city in terms of population In 1994 civil war erupted in Rwanda a day after a mysterious plane crash claimed the lives of the presidents of Rwanda and Bwwndj years ago The US Supreme Court ruled that a criminal defendant wrongly denied the right to crossexamjne prosecution witnesses is not always entitled to a new trial Five years ago military planes began air dropping supplies to Kurdish refugees who were facing starvation and exposure in the snowcovered mountains of northern Iraq The United States warned Iraq not to interfere with the relief effort i One year ago President Clinton threatened to veto a lengthy list of bills passed by the Republican controlled House if they were not modified in the Senate In a primetime television address House Speaker Newt Gingrich declared the GOPs Contract With America was only a beginning Todays Birthdays Actor James Gamer is Movie director Alan J Pakula is 68 Actor Waynel Rogers is 63 Media commentator Hodding Carter is 61 Former California Gov Jerry Brown is 58 Movie director Francis Ford Coppola is 57 Television sonality David Frost is 57 Singer John Dates is Thought for Today It isnt enough to talk about peace One must believe in it And it isnt enough to believe in it One must work at Ropj sevelt American first lady
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