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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 17, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas Violence in Baltics spreading to Latvia AP A shooting death And a bombing in on ihc heels of a violent crack down in neighboring have raised Tears of spreading violence in the 2627 79903 Lafarge backs EPA regulations By STEPHANIE FERGUSON News Editor An executive of the Lafarge urged Texas Air Control Board officials Wednesday to look carefully at recently released EPA regulations before changing state rules concerning the burning of hazardous waste in cement We applaud the TACBs efforts to carry out its objectives of protecting the health and the envi ronment of the citizens of said Frtd president of Southern that those Envir onmental Protection Agency Boil er and Industrial Furnace rules these concerns and needs of the Accord we urge the TACB under take a careful and comprehensive study of the B IF rules before it promulgates final About 150 residents were on hand at the Civic See Page 2 A New Braunfels citizen submits to a blood test Wednesday at the Civic Center as Securing a Future Envi ronment begins is lead level blood test screening For persons can have their blood tested for lead and records will be kept to compare to levels in the Photo by Karla Wenzel allies follow up air strikes CENTRAL SAUDI ARABIA AP United States and its allies fol lowed up devastating predawn air strikes with daylight attacks today in a furious bid to drive Saddam Husseins armies from Kuwait and break his military American military officials said the Iraqis offered minimal and that fighterbombers would keep pounding away to prevent Saddam from marshalling his Defense Secretary Dick Cheney said at a morning Pentagon briefing that one and one British aircraft had been The American plane was an F18 Hornet and Cheney said the pilot was the first American combat death in Operation Desert Britain said one of its Tornado fighterbombers was with its two Cheneys so so good assessment cau tions against ovefconfi 5 Many troops front Texas 14 cremcn France said four of its planes were hit and one pilot Early targets in the raids on Iraq and occupied Kuwait included mili tary bases and command and control There was no way to assess civilian or military nor the extent of See Page 3 A high of 64 degrees accompanied by east winds at 1D15 will yield to cloudy and cool conditions with the chance Of thunderstorms and possibly heavy rain An overnight low of 42 will climb to only a high of about 50 on Fri day as winds from the north to northeast increase from 1015 mph tojiight to 1520 mph levels Inside 8 3 DEAR 6 1011 TV T J if Action has strong effect on home front Oil prices still as uncertain as Situation a participatory arts program for children ages 6 to is coming to New Braun 2330 under the local cosponsorship of the Childrens with the assistance of the New Braunfels Service League and New Braunfels Art Created and funded by Hallmark Kaleidoscope is designed to stimulate childrens innate creativi During their hourlong children can play a steel drum to an accompanying watch pic tures dance into action by crank ing handle of an animation or draw or punch out their own jigsaw Weekdays are reserved for school but on the Kaleidoscope is open to the public on a first serve Sixtyminute sessions are scheduled for 26 at 10 and 11 and and 3 and 27 at 2 and 3 Admission is free and tickets are available 30 minutes before each A Day Chairman is in charge of coordinating volunteers for each Persons interested in volunteering are asked to call the chairman in charge of that day as soon as possible Connie Janice 6291492 Cathy 6291660 Connie Sarah 6290479 SM Pigt 2 By STEPHANIE FERGUSON News Editor As long as war in Saudi Arabia remains so will oil says Texas Railroad Commissioner Bob As long as the military situation is oil prices will be uncertain because they respond to said Krueger of New Youve seen the wildest swings in prices in the last 24 hours in the his tory of the oil market in terms of After the air raid Wednesday in the oil prices soared to about per but soon backed said New York oil Oil prices fell sharply around the world today as reports the air strikes against Iraq were It looks as though militarily we seemed to have it seems at this a major said who took office If we pro with in a military victory Mother cant recall drive from office The mother of a petty officer in the United States Navy said today she cant remember getting home from work last night after she heard the news that allied forces attacked I was coming home from work and I knew it was going to said Cheryl But I dont remember getting It was that I was Scott said she paced the floor most of the night but returned to work today so she wouldnt pace I dont know if my son is out there but Im worried about all of she I thank the president for what he said Earl commander of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7110 in New I think it was a necessary In my it was the only It just tickles me to death the way it said who meets daily with other veterans for He said his friends all have the same Sea 2 Texans greet war news with protest By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS As warplanes struck Tex ans bowed their heads in prayer or raised their voices to protest the Relatives of some of the soldiers deployed from Texas to the Persian Gulf were relieved the wait ing was but concerned that their loved ones would return from the Security was tightened at some mil itary posts and at airports to guard against terrorists retaliations promised by Iraqi leader Saddam In a much larger than usu al crowd gathered at the regular Wed nesday night Mass at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholig where prayers were dedicated to those in Two women who have sons in the Mideast wrapped their arms around each and their weeping grew louder as the Mass went I tried to be brave but I just one woman iWhiteface resident Twyla whose son David is a member of the Air Force stationed in Saudi wept tears of fear after learning of the I am very scared and disap said as tears rolled down her I was so hop ing it would go the other I just got home from work and turned on the television and heard the This is Beseda said she feared for her sons David is stationed at the air base where the Stealth bombers are she He loads bombs onto those I just pray to God that he is going to be Its such a helpless I guess all we can do is In about half a dozen demonstrators remained in the Capitol Rotunda this They were pan of a larger demonstration of about a thousand who gathered outside the Capitol Wednesday You feel so I dont want to stay at home and sit in front of my said Flora Its our friends that will be No one asked our generation what we thought about this The United States launched its promised attack against Iraq early Thursday morning in the Middle The attack came one day after a United Nationsimposed deadline for Hussein to withdraw from President Bushs address to the nation was monitored intently by wives of soldiers who have been deployed from El Pasos Fort Bliss It appears that all the ladies are glad that it said Margie who coordinates a support group of 94 It was a total that it was an air attack At least now we dont have to wonder when it is going to said whose husband Mark is an Army chemical officer in Saudi Our guys have been she All our guys called Satur day and Sunday and said it would be the last time that they would call and that it would happen soon after The news of the attack came first from television reporters in and some people were unaware of fighting had begun until asked their t It did Oh for heaven sakes Hugo Ricca said in El Paso as his eyes widened and he took a step Ive been hoping some son of settle ment could My God Thats some Well I hope its Lets cross our said Thomas Hernan who operates an optical shop in r Thats what I Now the nomy will pick Before while peo ple didnt they wouldnt buy because they couldnt make a deci Now the business will pick I dont want to kill my people but I got to make Happy hour customers at a Houston hotel bar were unaware war had We were just talking now about how much time we would give them two weeks or two days was what we were said Mark Burliss of I think its going to be over We should have given Saddam Hussein a way said Tom Ven trudo of New We never gave him a chance to save Dozens of shoppers at Dallas Galleria shopping mall gathered anxi ously around television sets and radios in interrupting their browsing to hear ongoing accounts of the Gulf I was expecting said Robert Walker of who has a nephew in the I am relieved it war has and I am confident now that I realize we have the air power and missiles
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