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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 3, 1995, New Braunfels, Texas Wednesday, May 3,1995 ■ Herald-Zeitung ■ 5 A t Starlight Gala donation Coleman Company is donating coolers as a gift for the 1995 Starlight Gala participants. The Gala is the American Cancer Society’s annual fund raiser, this year scheduled for June 16. Pictured is Gala chairperson Kelli Kensing (right) with Randy Kuntz. Other donated items for the event include caps from Ladshaw Explosives, Schlitterbahn tickets, sunscreen and Blockbuster Video Co-Stars coupons. Intergenerational Conference to be held at SWTSU SAN MARCOS — Southwest Texas State University will again host the annual Texas Intergenerational Conference, as part of the Texas generations United on May 11. The keynote speaker for the event is former press secretary to Lady Bird Johnson, Liz Carpenter. She will lecture on May 11 from 9 a.m. on the 11th floor of the J.C. Kellam Building to a group of about 200 health professionals, social workers, educators and religious and community leaders to consider how they might better serve the needs of both children and older adults. Carpenter is a 32-year veteran of the Washington scene and survived over 50 years of politics. She has been honored in her profession, serving as president of the Women’s National Press Club and founding the National Women’s Political Caucus. Since the publication of her book, Getting Better All the Time; Carpenter had become an advocate and spokeswoman for the aging American population. The statewide conference will also feature other nationally recognized speakers, exhibits from successful programs in Texas and across the nation, round-table discussions and information on the newly formed Texas Ger erations United. The public is also invited at no cost to a speaker’s reception and book signing on May IO at Aquarena Springs from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. The one-day conference will be held on the 11th floor of the J.C Kellam Building. Registration is $25 which includes a lunch buffet. For more information, call Continuing Education at 512-245-2507. Circle Arts Theatre a treat for brothers Dear Editor, Did you ever attend a production at New Braunfels Circle Arts Theatre? Don’t ever miss a presentation! Take your hats off to excellent local talent, plus the staff at the theatre. Not able to attend the last IO years, we recently saw the “Orphans on the Guadalupe.” What a wonderful production. Thank you all. Bruce and Harold Boettcher, New Braunfels Truth about recycling Is that It doesn’t pay Dear Editor, I see that you finally had the fortitude to publish the truth about curbside recycling, in the article “Making Recycling more Market-based,” an analysis (4/23/95). The title is misleading. It should be, “Recycling Doesn’t Pay.” Quotes: “Recycling costs money— lots of money. New York, for example is cutting funding for police, schools, and transit services” which goes to support “a premium of $77 million over the cost of landfilling to collect and process 15 percent of its household trash for recycling.” To reach 25 percent would cost another $100 million! “Municipal leaders in many localities are coming to the same conclusion: that recycling...sold as an environmental feel-good has been greatly oversold.” “Enthusiasm for recycling has outrun its economical viability. Curbside recycling is particularly inefficient...The study by KAB (Keep America Beautiful) shows that recycling adds to the cost of solid waste management by $25 to $48 per household.” The overall needs of the community must be considered. Could the many dollars being spent on recycling be better spent on more policemen, park patrols, higher wages for city employees, and many other good causes? Recycling should not be seen “as an end in itself.” Rather, the overall needs of the city should be considered. “Enthusiasm for recycling has outrun its economical viability.” Drop-off programs are often more economical and more efficient. “Two-thirds of newspapers that are recycled come from drop-off programs. Only one-third are picked up at curbside despite the widespread use of curbside recycling. There is no reason to treat the collection of bottles, cans and newspapers as an untouchable program.” Rafter's Grill AT ROCKIN 'R' RIVER RIDES *Great Burgers & Grilled Chicken* •Beer * BBQ * Salads* *Deli*sandwiches * Breakfast Tacos* IF YOU EAT BETTER THAN THIS YOUR MOM FIXED IT 629-BEER Picnic on the banks of the river or the comfort of our shaded music deck 1992 Pontiac Le Mans SE 4 Dr    Charcoal 4 Cyt., A.Tnm, A/C, Pattering, Brake*, Tilt, Cruise. Cassette Low Miles & Clean 1989 GMO 1/2 Ton 4X4 P/U    Maroon VS, A.Trans, AZC, SLE Pkg., Till, Cruise, Cassette, P.Windows, Locks, Matching Fiberglass Camper    Super    Clean    &    Nice 1992 Plymouth Sundance 4 Dr    Rosebury 4 CyL, A.Trans., A/C, P.Sleering, Brakes, Tilt, Stereo Great Little Family Car 1986 Ford F150 P/U    Brown VS, A.Trans., AZC, P.Sleering, Brakes, Stereo, XL Pkg., Matching Camper, Miles    Don    't    Miss    This One 1992 Geo Prism 4 Dr    White 4 Cyl, A. Trans., P.Sleering, Brakes, AJC, Csssette Special of the Week 1993 Dodge I Ton Club Cab Dually    Blue 6 Cyl., Cummins Diesel, S Speed, AZC, LE Decor, Till, Cniise,Cassette, p.Windows. Locks. Bed Cover    Super    Work    Horse 1993 Dodge Dakota LE Club Cab 4X4 Vt, A.Tians., A/C, P.Sleering, Brakes, Tilt, Cruise, Cassette, P. Windows, White Locks, Alum. Wheels One Owner, Low Miles 1992 Geo Storm 2 Dr Blue 4 Cyl. 3 Speed, AZC, P.Sleering, Brakes, Cassette Great Back To School Car 1994 Dodge I Ton Maxivan Cargo Type White VS, A.Trans., AZC. Pattering, Brakes, Stereo Program Unit Ext. Warranty Avail. 1994 Jeep Cherokee 4 Dr    Emerald    Green 6 Cyl, A.Trans., Country Pkg., AZC, Till, Cruise, Cassette, P.Windows, Locks    Low    Miles, Super Clean 1993 Dodge Caravan 7 Pass.    Charcoal 4 Cyl., A.Trans, AZC, P.Siecring, Brakes, Tilt. Cniise, Cassette, Luggage Rack Clean Plus Economy 1994 Nissan Sentra SE Dark Green 4 CyL, 3 Speed, AZC, P.Sleering. Brakes, Tilt, Cruise. Cassette, 14,000 Miles Don't Miss This One The Deals are Better at Becker Top Quolili SKFB! Top Quality USED CARS Becker Motor Company 547 S. Seguin New Braunfels, Tx 606-3463 1-800-879-2621 Thank you for publishing this worthwhile article! Loyd W. Pleater New Braunfels Comments In militia article called treasonous Dear Editor, I am 94 years of age and legally blind but still have a sound mind and love and respect our country, our government and our highest leaders. With all my being, I resent the article you ran in the Herald-Zeitung, “Militias expect crackdown in wake of bomb.” Personally, I think there should be something done about the remark you printed, that the government pulled off the bombing. A person thinking such a thing, much less voicing it, and an editor printing it as good news for us to hear deserves to be tried for treason. Every red-blooded American should withdraw from such* an organization and be absent from their meetings. There are too many people with disturbed minds and others disloyal to our country for such to be read by them. God pity us if we don’t rally around our government and punish those who bomb innocent people. Curtis Mollie Simmons New Braunfels High speed chases endanger innocent lives Dear Editor, Again we read where another accident has taken place due to officers chasing lawbreakers in a high speed chase. A recently published book is entitled “The Death of Common Sense.” It does appear that so many things that used to make common sense no longer appear to do so. It takes common sense to know that when two cars are weaving between lanes of lawabiding travelers on the road, and the two cars are traveling at IOO mph, that this is sooner or later going to cause a dreadful accident, usually killing or maiming one or more, and more often than not, it is usually an innocent driver who just happened to be in the wrong place at the wrong time. In this case, fortunately (if one can say that), it happened to be the unlawful driver who was killed. But it so easily could have turned out another way. Wouldn’t it have been more productive to send a radio message on ahead to other officers to set up a road block? Sincerely, Mrs. M.B. Smith Canyon Lake Outgoing club pro receives high praise Dear Editor, It was with regret that we read of the resignation of Bill Halbert as manager and club pro of the Landa Park Golf Course. We have lived in New Braunfels over 40 years, enjoyed playing the golf course and feel it is in better shape now than in many years. It is difficult to maintain a public course that is so popular not only with local residents, but also many visitors to the city. We hope the city council and staff will continue to keep the course in as good condition as it is now. It is a valuable asset to the entire community. We would like to express our appreciation along with many other golfers of Mr. Halbert’s expertise, leadership and hard work over the past 14 years. We wish him well in his future endeavors. tan and Winkle Walker New Braunfels 0 n ■n » j ic 10% Discount on all auto glass and repairs (not valid on insurance claims) Bring this ad in! $1(P J (cashvi O J* Expires 12-1-95 Morris Glass Co. 950 135 W. New Braunfels value) Discount on all shower doors, mirrors, windows and window glass. (min. order 100.00) ■ i i I 625-6987! GOOD MORNING! All You Can Eat BREAKFAST BUFFET includes Fruit Bar 6AM - UAM Mon-Fri (except holidays) 4.99 Senior Citizens (55 yrs. or older) 2.99 Hwy 46 S. • New Braunfels • 625-9200 DON'T BE FOOLED • It the City going to fight this lawsuit? •It there a sell-out? • The people suing now are the same people that sued tor the same thing 14 years ago and signed a compromising lodgment bringing about our current system. Let's NOT give It to them on a silver platter! DON'T BE FOOLED! • You cannot elect your Mayor by the democratic majority It the proposed charter amendment #1 passes. DON'T BE FOOLED! * • • A very small group of voters, by a PLURALITY vote, could «l*ct your mayor (or THREE YEARS! (Not th. MAJORITY) DON'T BE FOOLED! • You will lorn your right to rot. for th. MAJORITY of your City Connell. (You new hor. 4 votes. This unnecessary chang, would give you only a vote..) DON'T BE FOOLED! •Texas Constitution Art. H Soc. II TS "—A municipality so providing a term exceeding two (i) years but not exceeding fear (4) years for any of Its non-dvll service emeers must elect all of th. members of its governing body by MAJORITY vote of the qualified voters." VOTE NO! On Charter Amendment #1 Pd. NL Ad People Against Electing the Mayor by Plurality Dr. Stan Woodward Chairman, W.W. Amacher, Tress. ;