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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 4, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas                                tow IraunffeJt New Texas September Pages j L BURGLARY Border cities failing to enforce auto liability law for Mexicans Texas API A new law requiring drivers to carry the same liability Insurance re quired of Texans is not being enforc ed in at least two border cities that rely on trade with Mexican officials say McAllen and in most have been issuing only warn ing citations for Mexicans and other nonresidents of Texas since the state law went into effect police Some officials on the border blame the new law for a drop in the number of visitors from Mexico crossing the international bridges this A man who crusaded to require nonresidents of Texas to have liabili ty insurance criticized the policies in McAJlen and If McAllen will arbitrarily say Mexicans will gtt warnings and Tex ans will get it just doesnt make legal said Harllngen resident Aloruo They McAllen and Brownsville i are taking a discriminatory because theyll give tickets to Texans and theyll give Mexicans warn he said Texas residents have been re quired to carry automobile liability insurance for the past five years Cavazos started pushing to reform the law after three of his relatives died in a 1985 traffic accident with a Mexican driver who allegedly fled to Mexico and left the three surviving children of Cavazos brother on the highway Police in McAllen and Brownsville said that for an undetermined they only will cite outofslate residents for lack of insurance when the drivers are involved in collisions The policy is right now that were issuing warning citations basically for the reasons that were not sure if Mexicans have been fully said McAllen police Gary If they are involved in an ac we do issue a citation Weve had a couple of those already Drivers from other in cluding the thousands of Winter Texans who will start arriving soon from the Midwest and also will receive Miller Winter Texans and Mexicans are important components of the economy in McAllen and the rest of the Rio Grande Valley Charles assistant superintendent of the McAllen HidalgoReynosa International Bridge over the Rio said many Mexican drivers have been complaining about the insurance re and that northbound traf fic on the bridge has dropped noticeablv this i u w TdV German teenager draws four years in Soviet prison MOSCOW The Soviet Rust said he sought KastWest a light Ill never betra MOSCOW iAP The Soviet Supreme Court today convicted West German pilot Matmas Rust on all three counts and sentenced him to four years in a labor camp for his dramatic flight to Red Square In May Judge Robert Tikhomirnov said the yearold pilots unauthorized flight across more than 5iw miles of Soviet territory was motivated by adventurism and self advertisement The judge said Rust would be sent to a general regime labor but gave no other indication of where he would serve his sentence Rust reddened slightly when the judge read out the verdict at the end of a threeday but showed no emotion He spoke briefly with his parents in the courtroom before two soldiers led him away Diplomats in Moscow have speculated that Rust could be expell ed before serving some or all of his But there has been no of ficlal indication from Soviet officials on the fate of the young pilot The official Tass news agency reported that the sentence is final and not subject to appeal by either Rust or the prosecutor Rust was found guilty of violating international flight illegally entering the Soviet Union and hooliganism Prosecutor Vladimir Andreyev had asked for an eight year and Rusts Soviet defense Vstvolod had sought the minimum sentence of a fine or one year in labor camp Rust has been jailed at Moscows Lefortovo prison since May short ly after ending his unhindered flight from by buzzing Lenins mausoleum and other Kremlin landmarks then setting down on crowded Red His light in a singleengine Cessna created headlines around the world and made him a folk hero in West Germany But it embarrassed the Kremlin and caused a military including dismissal of air defense forces commander and the forced resignation of Defense Minister Sergei Sokolov Rust said he sought KastWest disarmament and an audience with Soviet leader Mikhail S but prosecutor Andreyev said he wanted only cheap Andreyev accused Rust of en dangering hundreds of passengers on airliners nearing Moscows Sheremetycvo International and said there could have been a dangerous international incident if Soviet forces had shot him down Earlier Rust appealed for leniency and said that if he received a light Ill never betray the courts never in my 1 never realized then what 1 did Today 1 Rust told the court in his final statement I made a huge mistake and the only thing left to do is to express my remorse and deep repentance Rust acknowledged his guilt on the first Uo charges but contested the charge of Yakovlev argued that Rust was a naive 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tleship Strafford project manager for the said Texas is a steward of Once this is theres nothing like it left The 73yearold battleship is berthed in about 12 feet of mud at the San Jacinto Battleground State Historical Park near Houston While the battleship is among the states most popular tourist attractions drawing more than 1 million visitors since 1983 it is rusting badly on its bottom and suffers extensive The vessel is managed by the state Parks and Wildlife Alcoa Recycling the CocaCola Bottling of North San Antonio and McAllen Reynolds Metals Stroh Brewery and Texaco are among companies sponsoring the 90day can recycling All of the money raised during the campaign will go to the Our would be to totally restore the said Alcoa area manager Larry He it was uncertain how much would be raised during the threemonth Aluminum is bringing about 34 cents a Con tainers at some recycling points around Texas typically will hold about 10 pounds of or S3 40 each time they are Alcoa estimates billion aluminum cans will be used in Texas during the next 90 If just 10 percent of those usedcans were donated to save the nearly million could be rais Alcoa Recycling President George Cobb Officials working on the restoration say they hope to be able to move the which saw action in both world to a shipyard next spring for work on the Shipyard work is expected to take only four months but complete restoration wont come for at least 10 they who estimated restoration costs at million to said million gallons of oil and water need to be pumped out and 584 doors and hatches need to be made Its a mindboggling he Vice President George a World War II Navy sent a telegram Thursday pledging his support for the RETIRE AT LAKE McQUEENEY IN THIS 6 BEDROOM 4 BATH MANSION ON 12 ACRE HILLTOP With Newspaper Ads OWNER FINANCED Located half way between Seguin New Owner asking with terms or open for cash CALL 13439222 Gene Naunanu Real Estate SALE BOXCAR   

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