Friday, September 26, 1997

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 26, 1997, New Braunfels, Texas Dear Abby I am a girl who read your column about Winning Against The I was surprised to see the names of only five women included so I decided to add to your list of names You once printed a list of African Americans who were bom into a society filled with heavy prejudice Well that same prejudice was once practiced against women Women who wanted careers or the same rights as men were shunned I offer a list of 10 women who overcame various hardships Rejected by medical schools in London because of her gender Elizabeth Garrett Anderson became the adversity is not member of the British Medical Association Bom into poverty was author Louisa May Alcott Struck with Marians syndrome was Flo Hyman who won a silver medal in Olympic volleyball She is the namesake of the Flo Hyman Award Orphaned at age 10 was former first lady Eleanor Roosevelt Raised as a slave was evangelist and reformer Sojoumer Truth Ridiculed shunned and arrested for standing up for their beliefs were suffragettes Susan B Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton Orphaned at 13 was Oksana Baiul Olympic figure skating champion Denied admission to most medical schools and blind in one eye was Elizabeth Blackwell the first woman in the United States to earn a medical degree Incapacitated for a decade as a result of a spinal injury and a lung ailment was Elizabeth Barrett Browning poet and feminist Alison in Florida Dear Alison My column titled Winning Against the Odds inspired many responses Read on for another Dear Abby One need not go back to Abe Lincoln or Albert Einstein to find someone who succeeded despite adversity One need only go to the family next door or perhaps one down the street There are millions of us who were r UJ to males born into abject poverty during the Depression who lived on bread and potatoes whose parents couldnt afford to send us to the dentist who never owned a suit until we were adults who attended a oneroom country grade school with no electricity or indoor plumbing but who still managed to learn a skill or work and complete our education Now we live in the burbs and have sent our kids through college Ive been there and done that And it can still be done All it takes is hard work perserverance and forgoing instant gratification You have to figure out where you are going and how you are going to get there stop whining and using the excuse that you are a victim Calvin S Holm Thiensville Wis Dear Mr Holm No discomtesy intended but you said j mouthful Cal Confidential to Broke Moms Heart In Baton Rouge Dont be so sure your mother wont forgive you Honore de Balzac wisely said The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will always discover Apologize and explain that you have learned your lesson Comal County Fair Main Attractions Today Carnival to 11 Parade San Antonio Street between Sycamore Street and Union Street 10 Dance Mark Sammons Corral 8 to midnight Rodeo 8 Saturday Sept 27 Carnival to 11 Judging of steers followed by breeding cattle 8 Dance Dan McCoy Corral 2 to 6 Dance Jeff Weber and His Flying Cowboys Corral 9 to 1 8 Childrens Games 1 to 3 in the open area behind the Arts and Crafts Building Sunday Sept 28 Carnival to 11 Dance RIO 6 to 10 Rodeo Bull Buck Out Bullsprovided by Terry Walls Rodeo Company 2 Comal County Fairgrounds 35 M 33 a 20 16 OLLBRECHTi PHARMACY Iiimilii Owned Since liXiH Gifts Greeting Cards 6253211 339 Main Plaza Admission drink and parking prices v i I 1 FAIRGROUNDS coRflAL Adults 12 over Children 611 Under 6 years Free Toay is Student Day students are admitted free until 6 Friday Saturday Sunday 1 Grant Street 2 Entrance gate 3 Carnival area 4 Livestock barn 5 Poultry barn 6 Show ring 7 Wildlife exhibit 8 Covered pavilion 9 Main exhibit hall 10 Restroom 11 Plants 12 Agriculture hall 13 Comal Corral 14 Drink stand 15 Ticket booth 16 Ticket booth 17 Drink stand 18 Stage 19 Fair walkway 20 Fair office 21 Ticket booth 22 Drink stand 23 Grandstands 24 Rodeo arena 25 Drink stand 26 Rodeo gate 27 Restrooms 28 Ticket booth 29 Food mall 30 Drink stand 31 Ticket booth 32 Covered area 33 Hall 34 Restrooms 35 Race track 36 Infield parking 37 Restrooms 38 Wash 39 Livestock office 40 Common Street Centex rrmoffice four best value everyday1 YOUR OFFICE SUPERSTORE 900 South Seguin Ave by the underpass 6293979 Extreme Lazer Tag EXTREME EXCITEMENT ARE YOU UP TO IT GAME ROOM 202 N LBJ San Marcos TX PARKING DRINKS Soda Water Beer Wine Cooler RODEO Advance Adult SOLD OUT Adult ticket at gate Underage drinkers watch out By RENAE MERLE Associated Press Writer AUSTIN AP State lawmakers want underage drinkers to take note If theyre caught Texas is throwing the book at them A new law levies tough penalties for anyone under 21 caught with any detectable trace of alcohol in their system This is a serious new law that we hope will serve as a deterrent for young Sen Royce West DDallas who sponsored the legislation said Thursday This law makes a difference but it makes the most difference when people are aware of The states zerotolerance law went into effect Sept 1 and says that underage drinkers will face criminal penalties and the automatic suspension of their license The crime is a Class C misdemeanor on the first offense punishable by a maximum fine of and an automatic drivers license suspension for 60 days The Uw eliminates a provision people under 21 to drive with a bloodalcohol content of and replace it with a zerotolerance standard SELECT HOMES Well Locate Your Land for Your New Home Cowboy We Have Everything From Furniture To Clothing In One Of The Most Unique Stores Anywhere Lexington Bob Timberlake American Country West Lane Furniture Co o o o o o o Leather Sofas Jc Chairs Ranch Beds Handcpaftad Horseshoe Furniture fc Accassoriet Many Unique One of a Kind Pieces Western Glothifljg Rocky Mountain Justin Boots Tony Lama Boots Double D Ranchwear Ariat Boots Resistol Hats Montana Silver Chaps 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