Saturday, October 6, 2001

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 6, 2001, New Braunfels, Texas Page 6A HiiUALDZKiTtiNCJ October 2001 FORUM Contact Managing Editor Margaret Edmonson at 6259144 NlW HERALDZEITUNG New Brannfcls was rounded 1852 New I Icrald was rounded The two papers merged in 1957 and printed in both German and English until Doug Editor and Publisher Margaret Managing Editor Brian News Editor 830 6259144 Kudos I want to thank everyone who was a part of helping my husband on at the football So many police and doctors came to our side until emergency medical technicians Thanks to the fans for making giving up their seats and helping in every way they We are so New Braunfels is a grat place to Lorraine Kennemer for Ken Hes going to be fine Today in History BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Today is the 279th day of There are 86 days left in the Todays Highlight in Histo ry Twenty years on Egyptian President Anwar Sadat was shot to death by extremists while reviewing a military On this date In the Naval War Col lege was established in New In the Moulin Rouge in Paris first opened its doors to the In Charles Stewart the Uncrowned King of died in In theeraoftalking pictures aYriVea1 Wfth the opening of The Jazz a movie that featuied both silent and soundsynchro Contact Em nized In in an address to the Adolf Hitler denied having any intention of war against France and In President Truman signed the Mutual Defense Assistance totaling billion in military aid to NATO In war erupted in the Middle East as Egypt and Syiia attacked Israel during the Yom Kippur In in his second debate with Jimmy President Ford asserted there was no Soviet domination of eastern Ford later conceded hed In Cardinal Terence the spiritual head of Archdiocese of New at age In actress Bette Davis died in at age NEW BRAUNFELS CITY COUNCIL 424 Castell New TX 78130 6082100 Email council 1 Mayor Stoney Williams 6082138 270 city hall 6297381 home 6252420 work Email District 1 Sonia Munoz 6082138 204 District 2 Larry Alexander 6091242 home District 3 Debbie Flume 6292496 District 4 Robert Kendrick 6431177 home 281 6867480 work District 5 Lee Rodriguez 6294901 work 6299156 home District 6 Juliet Watson 6205656 home CITY STAFF POLICE DEPARTMENT AIRPORT CITY ATTORNEY ASST TO CITY MANAGER ENGINEERING FINANCE DIRECTOR GOLF PARKS FIRE DEPARTMENT Some eye iwiro iwrv another Letters Policy The New Braunfels HeraldZeitung encourages letters on any public The editor reserves the right to correct punctuation and known factual an address and a telephone which are not for must be included for confirmation Preference is given to writ ers who have not been pub lished in the previous 30 Mail letters to Letters to the Editor the New Braunfels HeraldZeitung Drawer 311328 New TX 781311328 Letters To The Editor Canyon Lake needs new high school Dear Editor I see things differently than Comal Independent School District trustee John Bertelsen Times let ter dated 15 The majority of Canyon Lake vot are hav ing no kids affiliated with They didnt want the last bond to pass for tax But the onslaught of younger families with kids into the Canyon Lake area is drastically diluting this population and will fill the new Canyon Lake high elementary and even a new middle school to a future overflowing capacity similar to which started off The 1997 bond failed because the voters believed the new high school would be built in Bulverde instead of Canyon outraging Canyon Lake who felt shafted by the Proposition 3 is not Proposition 2 was explained many times before the Voters wanted and needed the new high school near FarmtoMarket Road 484 and FM They are getting what they want and No revote is By Bulverde will then need and get a new high Four two superintendents and a hired taxpaid consultant say we need the new Canyon Lake high I I cant believe a board trustee still wants SVHS to continue squirming like maggots at overcrowed SVHS while he awaits a revote two years down the is his secret agenda to deliberately create opposition and hostile diversi ty on the board to further his political write a book or publish a newspaper Looks suspicious to Ground breaking is scheduled for 2002 with occupancy in The votes are This is not Its time to Jerry Daugherty Spring Branch Let us work together for America Dear Editor Not since the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor have I seen such unity of purpose and patri otism Lets not lose our enthusiasm for doing our utmost to eradicate the serious threat of terrorism that old eternal vigilance is the price of freedom was never Lets all Republican and Independents parents and grandparents work together and combine our efforts to overcome this It is an attempt to wipe out the very freedom of choice that makes America unique among Persons who have been to Ground Zero say it is not possible to imagine the horror and devastation of this terrible act born of Go to hug your family members and work with your neigh bors it will help us all to get through this terrible Dont ever forget that much blood has been shed to give us these privileges and give meaning to our flag Old God has truly blessed America lets give him reason to continue Frances Shannon Spring Branch Camp Comal deal Will hurt local family Dear Editor In reference to your story on 16 regarding the council going into closed session to discuss a waste water treatment plant and Camp Comal I first want to say that some ones lack of responsibility in men tioning names to the press without even considering notifying the party involved is I dont know whether it was the reporters lack of professional integrity to get the story right he did not even spell the name This is a family being displaced in this action and they got to read about it in the newspaper I dont think I read anywhere in this article what it it took to make this property what it The Findleys took a property waist high in house with windows all broken and electrical utilities condemned by the city and envisioned the perfect envi ronment to raise a family and turned it into a beautiful They have worked so many hard houis and sacrificed so much during the past eight years and endured living in the home throughout an extensive remodel and update just barely a year Is a ballfield or wastewater plant worth putting this family in this situtation There is no amount of money that can replace what these people have built for themselves and their but the city decided in closed door session that this was the right thing to I hope they are proud of Janice Allen New Braunfels Flying insecurities reveal new reality To the Editor As a veteran business traveler who flies I finally faced the reality of having to get back on an airplane Given the fact that the air lines are in such I considered it my patriotic duty to get back into the sky as soon as What a sad After going through the increased scrutiny at the security I walked into a terminal filled with extremely nervous busi ness Like these folks absolutely must fly to perform their Their along with the flight said exactly what I was thinking it was only dumb luck that kept uc Ojlcthe illfated While I doiitwan to I would like people to know that even with the current level of increased it is still possible to get a knife of some sort on a I wont go into the details for obvious but I was allowed to pass through a checkpoint at a large airport with much more metal on my person than a lousy box The metal detector didnt make a All this security is designed to give people a sense of but until I see a meaningful solution like impenetrable cockpit doors and sky my family is staying out of the Its just not worth the Having troops in the airport might make people feel more but its after the door to the plane is closed that we need the most protec While I know that its not political ly correct to do racial you can be sure that everyone who is fly ing right now is scanning his or her flight for young males who look remotely Middle While its sad that this is we really have no other alternative at this Lets hope that the government and airlines can restore trust in the system quickly and give our law abiding citizens of all races the confi dence to fly Duane Neel New Braunfels America reacts to tragic events of On our lives wore changed We woke up that morning thinking everything was and all was Now it is a day that none of us will for a day where each of us will remember exactly whore we were when we heard our nation had been attacked and our freedom had been The American spirit is and always will be alivo and That fateful day and in the days following individuals and the nation as a whole rose to the occa met the crisis head came together to rescue fellow citizens and showed a united front to those who are trying to intimidate We are all in this we witnessed the destruction of innocent people and KAY BAILEY HUTCHISON American While we are we are gaining new strength from our American spirit and our American We must protect America and Americans and were taking the first the first step is to help the victims to try to get our arms around the unimaginable As we hove shown time and time again in the last weeks were a gener ous and resilient and this first step is being addressed with the full force of our Ronald Reagan No crisis is beyond the capacity of our peo ple to solve no challenge too Wo will prove that to be Already we are being touched and inspired by the actions of ordinary people rising to the extraordinary circum stances and showing true hero Those brave police men and other emergency person nel who rushed to the scenes of those who flooded the Red Cross with donations of money and those who have simply offered a kind word and an outstretched hand they are all So are the law enforcement which have done a phe nomenal job investigating what needs to be done to ensure the protection of American From the FBI to the our government is working roundthe clock to institute new security measures and capture those the President has done a great job of working to build a coalition with nations around the and firmly stating that we will not allow terrorist activities to go We I want to make We will not retaliate in but we will We will do so to stop future acts of To those who did this and to those who support them We will never back We will never flinch in the swety of our Protecting freedom transcends all other of our America is because we are and we have a spirit that will not We have shown this time and again in From the Greatest Generation of World War II to those who are answering the call we are going to prove that we are up to the Our enduring democracy is the greatest government on the face of the earth built by the greatest petiple on the face of the earth and we will We will We will keep burning bright the torch of freedom that was passed to us by our and we will pass it on with a firm hand to those who come after God Bless America Kay Bailey Hutchison repre sents Tkxas in the