New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 13, 2003, New Braunfels, Texas
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‘Week of Child’ celebration all about fun/5A
Canyon loses a heartbreaker to Belton, 7-6/1BNew Braunfels
SUNDAY April 13,2003
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Vol. 152, No. 12V
Serving New Braunfels and Comal County since 1H52
By Dylan JIMENEZ Staff Writer
To th© young children sitting on a maroon rug before hun, the gray-benrded man in a white wooden chair looked ii lot like Santa (’latin They Entoiled politely, even intently, an he thumbed .slowly through the page* of a children’s dassie I >r. Senna’ “( In mn
Eggs and Ham Ah hi? read, (’harlie Dan* iuIm ahowed Inn young Irs tenerM the drawingh in the imputer ImhiK, To moat of the 16 children, the excite merit wan the Mtory he wan whal ing with them Not ho for the adults who gat hered iii the hack ground. In their midat wan
US troops, Iraqi police join forces to try to thwart widespread looting
By CALVIN WOODWARD
Associated Brens Writer
doming forces in a city of shattered order arid ranaai k ed ha*tory, U H, troop* and Iraqi police are wet ting up patrols to rem m woven of thievery lo baghdad.
Mariner* rolled north to confront what could l*e Hie! dam I lie*Mem * last hold* aria
A wild firefight out aide a Haghdad hotel Saturday aud the threat of suicide horah loge kept American Moldier* wrapped rn tire urgent hum I lean of putting down aimed r* Mutt arse in I he capital oven
an looting spread.
They accepted the surrender of Haddam* I Iuhm’Ki'm science adviser, the first top offi rial of the Haddam era taken into cum tody, among 55 Im* mg nought,
Id Gen. Antler al Saadi a* likely to know about any iraqi wounons of inaMs destruct ion, out insisted Iraq
iaiM none Rest raining mobs of loot uh wum a rapidly growing priority, bobbing history it Melt,
thieve* pillaged the Iraq National MuHoum, stealing or destroying art» facts going back 7,000 yean* pre dating even Baby Ion*
'I *1 m * kas resin rat ed through Haghdad sud around the world.
'*'1*11im in Iraq's civilization,’ Maid a tearful museum em pinyon, ”Ami It s all gone now a At Emmy University rn Atlanta, historian I lot don Newby Maid “Tin* ai just one
a country music icon. And unlike th** children, th© adults could hardly t ori tam their enthusiasm.
Ah Daniels settled iii to read to the children, tin* word spread rapidly. People coming out of I In* Wa! Mart store on Walnut Ave could Im* benni talking on their cell phones aliout the crowd gathering iii sn!**.
“I don’t know what they’re doing, but he’s in there He’s reading to chil iii en, one woman said, pushing a shopping cart out of the shir*
“He’s here, hut lies lint playing (music),’ a man Haul as a crowd of about to adults gathered around
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Campaign tactics of election support groups as different as candidates' ideologies
By Dylan JiMf Nez
The campaign tad m s of members of I he Political I Action Commit ti**} involved in the May 3 municipal election are as chi ferent as th** opp*ming ideologies [a •sh than three weeks before voters head to t he polls,»la debate betwixen offi cials on opposite aiders of the “streets vs. economic* development issue is heating up.
New Braunfels .Mayor Adam Cork and District 3 Councilwoman Debbie Hume have Ihs ii using informational forums to debate the merits of Propositions 2 and 3
on the upcoming ballot.
But the dueling PACh formed to lend support for these election battles have taken different approaches to get their viewpoint s out to voters Citizens tor Community Improvements opuses th** two propositions that would divert sales tax dollars from eeonomic development to siren repair.
Cit im*na for New Braunfels first sup* jnirts tin* propositions and the two incuin bent candidates, Hume and District I
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• Councilman Robert Ke rollick (0 4) hosts a forum at I p rn WcUiwulay at ttxj t anda Park (.ow Course Clubhouse
■ Councilman I arry AlexarKJer (D-i*) (host*. a forum at / pm Wednesday at tim River Tree Activities Conter
Early voting begins Wednesday for school, municipal elections
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Comal County Elect ions I ’oordtn-it*»r tunnel! Hinofo»a said her office in set for early voting which begins Wodr tea ii.iv
Early vol mg I* >t t he I ity ol New Brnuniels and tin ( onuil hid* p»nd< ut School Diet.ru.I (hw rein ta «d story Pag** *. X / will Ire conducted iimultaiie ously in lh** ('ulnaI County < ourthouae
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dueled M iv ti, a Saturday The Garden Ridge mum* i pal election wa* cancelled this year lr*** aune tile incurn bents were unopposed “’I’here are two council I ii embers and three pi opes i tams on the ballot,” liinopsia said ’They‘ii he voting for coui»eiliiieiiil»oi1i iii Dial r ii in 3 aud I and then, citywide, its tin* proposition!!
lo New Bra ut dels, Ihstrat 3 uh miiiIh’dI Comic ijwoinan Debbie El urn© baa a one-on or ii * lei ruth*h wit h (•ale (f Ham iVrnp I silt whom die dc leatod three ye ars ago in a three W.IV one
I Hat i K l I inc umbral Coun ctltiiau Robert Kendrick is running against challenger Valera* Hull Proposition I amends a sec I,moi of the cit v i ode to allow
Where to vote
■ CITY Of new BRAUNF ELS AND COMAL
ISO early voting will be con dUClSd each weekday in Room tot of the Comal County Courthouse between the flours of 8 a rn. and 5 pm beginning Wnitoesday and enjng Apr*! 29 except Fndoy, which it* foutdiri f >ay You you also vote on Saturday, April 2S. from 9 aah to 2 p.m.
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oariy voting wilt be conduct od each weekday from 8 a rn. to S p m, to Bulverde City Hail iocatad to the
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ISB3 and U S 281 Voting bey mn Wednesday ann con ariole* until April 29 ax* opt for Cloud Friday, April ti, when it will be '. on*Jocted from S are until noes*.
u *•- ni Hotel Occupancy lax money for building a civil celite* til t ha <1* >w alow ti area el the * ny It wool*I amend law * ieau d m a proposition that pugged Olio year ago that allower I HOT tax to be used to • -xpurid the existing cavu center tai ality on Seguin Ave nut
Ptuposit too 2 would reduce Soc VU I fNCv4A
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Legendary musician Charlie Daniels reads from Disney’s Storybook Collection to an audience of youngsters who gathered Saturday afternoon at Wal-Mart. Daniels (below) read from several different books and signed autographs foe young and old alike.
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