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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 8, 1996, New Braunfels, Texas                                HeraldZeitung g Sunday December g 7A Names in the Jews SAN FRANCISCOAP Woody Harrelsons propst on the Golden Gate Bridge to ave trees is sure causing a lot of Harrelson and other protesters already trespassing charges are now sued by a driver who was stuctfin traffic for two hours when climbed the bridge and banners two weeks ago Scott Shelds is seeking unspecified darnag Harrelson hasnt fcen the lawsuit his publicist said Fraay The protesters oppose a plan to protect of northern Californias Heaers forest from affic on the bridge climbing down charged with logging tied up for five hours They were trespassing a public nuisance and failure to obey a peace officer They face fines of up to Sctilfraf losing poi winning for NEW YORK AP Claudia Schiffer sttock a winning pose for George magazine She also made a few trips tojthe losers circle The political magazine wrapped up the presidential race in its January issue by offering readers a choice of two covers The first a blackandwWte shot shows Ms Schiffer as i tearful Bob Dole supporter primly covered in a black turtleneck The second in shows the cover girl as a for President Clinton wearing a strategically placed CJJntonGore sash Georges executive editor Elizabeth Mitchell wasnt saying which one she would sell better Already in our office there are yery diverse opinions just along partisan she said Nothing to do with the This election is actually fixed The magazine founded and run by John F Kennedy set its press run so that 75 percent of copies feature the risque Clinton cover and 25 percent the dour Dole look Quakes ami fans Elvlt all shook up LOS ANGELES AP The Kings star had seen better days Battered by earthquakes weather and souvenirhungry tourists Elvis marker on the Hollywood Walk of Fame was in need of repair Nearly 37 years after it was installed the Hollywood Historic Trust refurbished the stars star on Friday Elvis daughter Lisa Marie sent a letter of gratitude for shining up the star that sits in front of the Stella Adler Theater I know he would be deeply Ms Presley wrote Elvis star was installed Feb 9 1960 Simon says Theres no exact way to reach success TULSA Okla AP Neil Simon says theres no formula for success Ive had my failures too You do your said the writer of 28 plays and 24 screenplays including The Odd Couple and Biloxi You have to feel strongly enough about the idea but sometimes youre he said Simon became the first playwright Friday night to receive the Peggy V Helmerich Distinguished Author Award the Tulsa Library Trusts award for nationally acclaimed authors Candidates9 runoff to be monitored by federal government HOUSTON AP The Justice Department is sending poll watchers to Southeast Texas to monitor Tuesdays 9th Congressional District runoff following accusations of voter fraud and intimidation The department will post four attorneys and 24 other federal observers for the runoff between incumbent Rep Steve Stockman and Democrat Nick Lampson Observers will also set up a tollfree hot line to take any complaints of voter intimidation or voting irregularities Federal agents had stopped a getoutthe vote drive that involved chances to win free turkeys or hams in exchange for votes They will consult with local observers and stay in touch with the candidates and talk to the local said Keith Ellison an attorney working with the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Ive called around people in Washington federal observers and nobody has any recollection of this happening before in Attorney General Janet Reno has agreed with Democrats request for an inquiry said Gerald Hebert an attorney for the congressional committee The request was on behalf of Lampson a former Jefferson County tax assessor Stockman RFriendswood gained notoriety first for beating longtime Democratic Rep Jack Brooks and then becoming a lightning rod for antimilitia sentiment The 9th District is one of three in the state with runoffs after a ruling that three districts were unconstitutionally drawn based on race Observers will arrive in the 9th District Sunday and remain until Wednesday or Thursday said Democratic Party officials The district includes Chambers Galveston and Jefferson counties and parts of Harris County The first of three allegations in the district was that Stockman poll watchers had intimidated early voters particularly AfricanAmerican voters a charge that Stockman campaign officials deny Also the Texas Voter Project allegedly intimidated voters by sending out letters that warn against committing voter fraud and which give incorrect information about what constitutes voter fraud An address listed in the mailout corresponds to a north Harris County post office box An anonymous group was also accused of illegally enticing voters to support Stockman by promising free hot dogs and a chance to win a turkey High courts decision on Internet speech will get close scrutiny By RICHARD CARELU Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON The contours of free speech in the 21st century and childrens access to smut could be shaped next year as the Supreme Court decides the governments power to regulate indecency on the Internet The nations highest court will review a ruling that has blocked enforcement of the Communications Decency Act Congress first attempt to regulate the freewheeling global computer network A threejudge federal court in Philadelphia ruled earlier this year that the law would deny adults their rightful access to sexual material that may be inappropriate for children The law also was struck down by a threejudge panel in New York This is a really important case that decides freedom to speak and freedom to read for the next said Danny Weitzner of the Washingtonbased Center for Democracy and Technology Unquestionably we need Supreme Court guidance on these he said We have to win it Just winning in Philadelphia isnt winning Its not enough until the Supreme Court Marc Rotenberg of the Electronic Privacy Information Center another advocacy group in Washington agreed This is the most important First Amendment case to go to the Supreme Court in 30 he said Stefan Presser of the American Civil Liberties Union of Pennsylvania said his organization would have been happier if the justices had simply upheld the three judge courts ruling But he added 1 think theres almost no question that the court will rule in our But Sens James Exon and Dan Coats who co sponsored the legislation said they hoped the high court will reinstate the law The Decency Act was written to shield children from pornography without infringing on the First Amendment rights of Exon said 1 am hopeful that the Supreme Court relying on its own previous rulings in this area will agree that the Decency Act is consistent with the Coats said This bill was passed overwhelmingly with the strong support of Democrats and Republicans conservatives and liberals It is my strong hope that the court will underscore the strengths of the bill in its NBISD io auction properties with overdue taxes A tax sale of Braunfels area properties will be Aeld on the steps of the Comal Counfr Courthouse at 11 Tuesday These properties are being the nonpayment of property 1 The were offered at prior but did not sell pnjnanly beciuse thetexes penalties conducting an aggressive but fair delinquent tax collection program in New Braunfels since 1987 The result of the firms efforts has been a higher percentage of taxpayers paying their taxes on time to avoid the costs and penalties associated with delinquent taxes Submitted by Heard Goggan Blair The properties are now owned in trusfby the New Braunfels Independent School District on behalf ofntself and other taxing entities withiflComal County The properties arepeing offered at roughly 50 percenttof the minimum bid established at pilot sheriffs sales It is the of all taxing entities to sell thlse properties and get themback tax roll in the hands of a taxpayer who will remain lent of said tax collector for lies held in trust by ing any revenue to in Comal of Heard Goggan i initiates the efforts nquent property taxes r Braunfels and the tW has been current irt the Carleton Don NBISD Pi NBISDdo the taxing enti The law fi Blair Willi to collect del for the city of Ne NBISD HGB SPECIAL Senior Citizens Cleaning Service must be 65 years or older Once a month general house cleaning discounted to any house up to 2000 sq We will Vacuum Dust and Move Bathrooms Kitchen Change sheets on beds Ceiling fans Blinds Baseboards Windows Cobwebs Etc 3 people per job KANKLEENCO Dave McConnell 20 yrs experience 3 ladies to assist me bonded and insured Ph 6252992 9643117 Lake llltlUlAlT ft on met A Full Service Restaurant 801 11135 W New Braunfels 210 6200209 I Lunch Specials I TV Datl r Any Regular Entree And Up With This Ad Offer Expires Dec DineIn Only Holiday glow Send the FID Holiday Celebrations 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