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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 16, 1997, New Braunfels, Texas HtawfldZ flfi 1987 lung Opinion Online contact I To submit letters and guest ectomns electronically by way of enne services or Internet or to sfnxjty contact staff members HeraldZeitungs address is NDHZeituna@AOL.com dishonor for us Tips for ffnifitiul if teira r iKii iiilcnii wirfe til if ipsnrflt iOTvai air tfk iiarliiff Site lius iclb PrrciKC tctTMargnui KIT Ftoicr ranr ct o B A Betting on the rise Report shows increase in wagering by teens adults since lottery introduction The Texas Commission on Alcohol and Drug Abuse has released a report showing that the number of teens betting on the lottery has doubled since 1992 This increase comes despite the fact that it is illegal for anyone under 18 to purchase lottery tickets In adults the survey revealed that betting had increased from 49 percent in 1992 a few months before the lottery began to 68 percent in 1995 However 20 percent of those adults gamble only on the lottery according to the report Compulsive gambling affects adults and nearly teens in Texas It is a serious problem that should be given a great deal of thought V As an adult one is free to make his or her own decisions But it is also ones responsibility to teach and consider the welfare of the younger generation The lottery in and of itself isnt bad But getting hooked on gambling at a young age can lead to serious consequences down the road for young and old alike Sadly when it comes to compulsive gambling there is no safe bet Today s editorial was written by HeraldZeitung Managing Editor Micah Write us The New Braunfds HeraldZeitung welcomes on any public issue The editor reserves the right to correct speUirLg style punctuation and known factual errors Letters should be kept to 250 words We publish only original mail addressed to the Veu Braunfels Herald Zaitung bearing the writers signature Abcx an address and a telephone number which are not for publication must be included Please rite the page number and dateof any article that is mentioned Preference is given to writers who have n been published in the pre vious 30 days Mail letters to Letters to the Editor do the New Braunfels HeraldZeitung Drawer 311328 New Braunfels Texas 781311328 Fax 210 6251224 New Braunfels HeraldZeitung Editor and Publisher Ext Toney Managing Editor Ext Boyd Classified Advertising Manager Ext Reininger Business Manager Ext Lee Hall Circulation Director Ext Ann Avery Pressroom Foreman Ext Parnell Published on Sunday mornings and weekday mornings Tuesday through Friday by the New Braunfels 377880 707 Landa or Drawer 311328 New Braunfels Comal County Tx 781311328 Periodical postage paid by the New Braunfels HeraldZeitung in New Braunfels Texas Carrier delivered in Comal and Guadalupe counties three months six months one year Senior Citizen Discounts by carrier delivery only six months S33 one year Mail delivery outside Comal County in Texas three months six monlhs one year Mail outside Texas six months one year SI Subscribers who have not received a newspaper by Tuesday through Friday or by on Sunday may call 210 6259144 or by weekdays or by 11 on Sunday POSTMASTER Send address changes to the New Bnnmfets HerultlZeiiung Draw er 311328 New Braunfels Tx 781311328 on corporate ladder foa Hxyine Lti nurseffwii cair Iwt iflrsicji tftun feescfe OTtrying fef with faV wis hid JT iiiau dio did v tjiy iiaii i 1 wcclfcii few pnjpjif ar irisil ilte nsjy tliiasar few frappy ipcopfe m Kir HL dhf tihr ibr 5 n S fei chn reoirii jrzixs EC ifB their 1 ic 1 idi but cirr Ingrain Walker icn hora rc wen cftun ia ilr cmfrnrjia3nbr iiiJf orrrrarr carx and cctiocs AriJ consninfiy Par tense uiiJ cc sizsd Jcc cusbecunae an crori jsf ecinEy for aMe Wftafi iif you ary tira warsi tnenfi andi VAC SdiSt te stsyr Afia ifTOjwci feiis to d is arnji st IB iE wtnF fe gssticns for t rarnaioi iu tSw uiwpciri7i wrfdi PRtORFIlES i fet ef tbe KXTSE Eirciiart ifegs sy cater ifeiera ns she caini cf snccrecKS ard w on o t sse ci hssSnjg ihisr dfejins be ADd libra Jbere are lihe 5ip sr3 jKsnjswfccsive Mess o be fcraed w oCTTSTiTSses A2i AiE study rrec 3 errs23i5 ccme feck vnith jhe thai 2 SWCK cxxnmirsee be formed ifce said She also toW roe she feels caught in ihe middle between upper manage ment and her staff She gets to push her mnses harder to make rw h keeps trieir Tniqmizers and ante ssoct ifee svitorvjcti is vOCiSETS p oeticien Ri iiaars Fcrss lifegs ORGANIZE Titie Jwsjesr yoci sse srore CSETJ yenn spsai on orea sing rrombess of masgsrs are to renini o hourh ware wws Chhers are getting out to she coiporae hierarchy by becoming indiepeEdenii consuhans My fneivd caikd 10 repC thai her job fhisaation had caused her TI cswsr rrj2 ail of war in tibe crgsnser Dir Qess c r ju es Eas orasiniBr ycn evesycij fl TO SAY IKCX be finnly and politely to time con paijects NEGLECT THE UMMPORTANT CSS depends on what you decide to To establish priorities ask yvurself If I didnt do this task would it nuke a difTerence in my life DEFEAT PROCRASTINATION Procrastination doing lowpriority before high priority activities is the thief of time To defeat procrasti nation begin Once moving youll tend to keep going GIVEUP THE QUEST FOR PER FECTION Learn to do your best and accept the results Striving for perfec tion engenders guilt anxiety frustration martyrdom You become irritable and hard to live with Love your effort accept your mistakes INDECISIVENESS To defeat ambivalence use the ready fire aim approach Fire it up there ihen aim it Do something and then correct your mistakes NEVER TAKE WORK HOME NEVER TAKE HOME TO WORK When the work day is over its over you are home be there Like wise when at work give your full atten tion to your duties Please dont show this to many of your manager friends As a psychia srisi I need their business my wife living the way shes growi accus tomed tJohn Ingram Walker writes a weekly column for the Herald Student needs help with local history Editor My name is Courtney Borkovec In my fifthgrade class we are doing a state research project and 1 will be doing my project on Texas The project is due in May and it will cover such topics as famous people from New Braunfels and from Texas your special state tra ditions and the history of New Braunfels and Texas The reason that 1 am writing to your local paper is to ask if you could publish my letter in your paper 1 am hoping that some of the members of your com munity wouid write to me and tell me about their experience and tradition in Ne v Braunfels 1 would even enjoy it if they would snare their favorite recipes with me 1 live in Southerr California and 1 am sure many thim about Texas are very different frorr ere 1 live Also if any of the citizen ind time to reply it would be great if tl y could enclose my letter Thank you so much for taking the time to u id nv letter Any informa tion would be in is appreciated Mih TO 20 I tike I Calif yj Today in History The Associated Press Today is Wednesday April 16 the 106th day of 1997 There are 259 days left in the year Todays Highlight in History On April 16 1947 Americas worst harbor explosion occurred in Texas City Texas when the French ship Granclcamp carrying ammonium nitrate fertilizer caught fire and blew up devastating the town Another ship the Highflyer exploded the following day The explosions and resulting fires killed more than 500 people and left 200 others missing On this date In 1789 Presidentelect Washington left Mount Vernon for his inau guration in New York In 1862 a bill ending slavery in the District of Columbia became law In 1912 Harriet Quimby became the first woman to fly across the Eng lish Channel In 1917 Vladimir Ilyich Lenin retained to Russia after years of exile In 1935 the radio comedy program Fibber McGee and Molly premiered on the NBC Blue Network In 1945 in his first speech to Con gress President Truman pledged to carry out the war and peace policies of his predecessor President Roosevelt In 1947 financier and presidential confidant Bernard M Banich said in a speech at the South Carolina state house Let us not be deceived we are today in the midst of a cold In 1962 Walter Cronkite succeeded Douglas Edwards as anchorman of The CBS Evening In 1972 25 years ago Apollo 16 blasted off on a voyage to the moon Ten years ago The Federal Com munications Commission put broad casters on notice it would impose a broader definition of indecency over the airwaves Winners of the 1987 Pulitzer Prizes included August Wil sons Fences for drama and Peter Taylors A Summons to Memphis for fiction Five years ago The House ethics committee listed 303 current and for mer lawmakers who had overdrawn their House bank accounts One year ago President Clinton and his wife Hillary arrived in Japan for a threeday visit after a brief stopover in South Korea Britains Prince Andrew and his the Duchess of York announced they were in the process of getting u divoivo Todays Birthdays Aclorcomedi an Spike Milligan is 79 Actor Hurry Nelson is 77 Actordiircloruutlior Peter Ustinov is Actresssinger Edie Adams is 18 musician Mer bie Mann is 67 Singer Hobby Viiilon is 62 Singer Dusty Spriugliokl is 5K Queen Margrethe 11 of Denmark is 57 Basketball Hall of Funier Kitrccm AbdulJabbar is 50 Singer ieity Raf ferty is 50 Actress Ellen Barkin is 43 Singer Jimmy Osmond is 34 Rock singer David Pinier Soul Asylum is 33 Actorcomedian Martin Lawrence is 32 Actor Jon Cryer is 32 Actor Lukas Haas is 21 Thought for Today Talent is like money you dont have to have some to talk about Jules Rcnard French educator and author
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