Wednesday, February 28, 2001

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 28, 2001, New Braunfels, Texas NEW WEDNESDAY February 2001 18 pages in 2 sections TV 18 pages in 2 scctti HERALDZEITUNG 93 Serving New Braunfels and Comal County since 1852 50 cents Stanley from Elliot Jean Tom Purdum and Tom Burrus stand Tuesday in front of the Hinman House on Castell which will be renovated through a fund raiser CHRIS HeraldZeitung Court upholds air quality law WASHINGTON AP The nations premier envi ronmental law withstood a major industry challenge Tuesday as the Supreme Court upheld the way the gov ernment sets airquality stan dards under the Clean Air The court unanimously rejected industry arguments that the Environmental Pro tection Agency must consid er financial cost as well as healtiibenefits in writing The American Lung Asso ciation called the ruling a vic tory for the Clean Air Act and for the health of the Ameri can The Clean Air Act became kw in and the challenge by industry groups was viewed as the most significant environmental case before the Supreme Court in The justices rejected indus try arguments that the EPA took too much lawmaking power from Congress when it set tougher standards for ozone and soot in Nev the court threw out the EPAs policy for imple menting new ozone rules and ordered the agency to come up with a more reasonable interpretation of the Edward the lawyer for industry groups that chal lenged the said they retain a right to challenge the ozone and soot standards in a lower court under tradition al legal Theres a good chance that both of these standards will he The American Trucking leader of the industry said it was clearly disappointed by the It said its goal in the case was to obtain understandable legal stan dards to promote clean air in a sensible Fundraiser honors local Legends BY RON MALONEY Staff Writer Three legends of New Braunfels will be honored Thursday night at a fund raiser that will help restore a fourth legend the his toric Hinman The Braunfels Founda tion Trust will recognize Elliot Tom dum and Stanley Woodward as its first Leg ends of New Braunfels at a banquet to be conducted in the New Braunfels Civic The event begins with a silent auction at 6 Dinner is at followed by the legends About 400 are expected to attend the The who were select ed from a long list of local will receive a special award during the said Michael president of the Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Darrell Austin res ident and former national ly recognized coach of the University of Texas Long horns football will be guest speaker Were just so pleased that University of Texas Coach Darrell Royal is coming to this event to help us honor these legends and raise funds for two good Meek Money raised from the per plate banquet will See INSIDE 7A Classifieds Comics 2B Crossword 7A Forum 6A 4A 5A 3A Sports Todav 2A Stocks 5A Key Code Fat Tuesday Emma chairwoman of the YMCA Partners of Youth partici pates in the YMCAs first Fat Tuesday lighted night parade Tuesday in down town New La Shonda and Mary Ann Fox grab for beads Tuesday during the A Karneval benefiting the YMCA was held after the CHRIS Bush asks for support for large tax cut AP President Bush beckoned a divided Congress Tuesday night to support a large and retroactive tax declaring in a nationally televised The people of Amer ica have been overcharged and on their I am here to ask for a On the 39th day of his pres Bush vowed to set the nation on a different path by slashing federal debt while increasing spending for pop ular Government should be active but engaged but not he Republicans cheered with Democrats with out as Bush made his way down the center aisle of the House chamber to begin his Not even the pageantry of the moment both houses of diplomats and Cabinet officials assembled could extinguish all echoes of last falls There were audible boos on the Democratic side of the aisle as justices of the Supreme Court were Justice Stephen Breyer was the only one of nine in attendance and he was one of four who dissent ed from the historic high court ruling that sealed Bushs victory 10 weeks With the government awash in budget the nations 43rd president offered something for every body over the next decade trillion in tax including reductions in every income bracket trillion in debt reduction increased spending for con servation and other pro grams and protections for Social Security and If it sounds too good to be maybe it House Minority Leader Dick We think we should be more more in approaching this tax Texas lawmakers see bad in proposal WASHINGTON AP With just a few details to work with Texas congressional members were seeing ups and downs for the state in Bushs budget pro President Bush gave some previews of his plans Tues day before addressing a joint session of When he took some Texans saw his presidency as a pos sible boon for the But Bush made it clear he wouldnt play My first reaction is life is isnt House Major ity Leader Dick Armey of Irving said after Bushs I thought he had all the right priorities for America plus the discipline of good budget tax cuts for the American peo ple and on top of all that he commits to paying tril lion of the Armey Democratic Ken Bentsen of a mem ber of the House Budget is concerned that some of the proposed cuts in spending will affect higher education research dollars for Texas and that cutting spending at the ExportImport bank would hurt Texas Bentsen said holding the increase in spending for the National Science Foundation to 1 which the Office of Management and Budget said was a possibili will hurt Texas top tier colleges and Local agencies help family get new home after devastating fire BY JUSTIN BRASWELL Staff Writer Jose Moreno was on his way home from He had no idea of the horror that would seize him at just after 6 on As he drove toward his home and fami ly in Marion as he did every other he noticed the As he drove closer he realized that the flames were coming out of his familys mobile Jn English accented heavily by his His panic Moreno I saw flames coming out of my bedroom and I put my foot all the way down on the accel Where is my It was too much By the time firefighters arrived it was too The Morenos home was Moreno was that his family was alive and well and received only minor injuries in the His 10yearold daugh Yajaira has been credited with saving the family by drawing from fire prevention and safety rules she learned in her Canyon Intermediate School fifth grade The Moreno family lost Four of the familys seven children were at home asleep when the fire They escaped with only the clothes they were photos and the fanpy a named With a new home behind Jose Moreno and his Jose Moreno look at what remains of their familys old home and pos sessions that were destroyed by fire in JUSTIN HeraldZeitung