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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 20, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas Ngt 10A New Texas January 1991 Bush hopes missiles can reassure shaken Israelis WASHINGTON Buih MHight to reassure Israel Satur day by dispatching antimissile batte ries and told Prime Minister Yitzhak Shank he understood the anguish of your Hie Pentagon said Iraqi attacks oh Israeli cities showed the dangerous and ruthless side of Saddam Bush monitored the Persian Gulf war from Camp David while in the nations capital a crowd estimated by the Park Police at demon strated against in the first diplomatic contact since the war the deputy chief of mission from the Iraq Embassy was sum Gulf war stirs up memories By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The missiles raining down on Iraq have triggered memories of war for some Texas veterans who fought two decades James McCoy of who served with the Army in Vietnam from received word of the Persian Gulf attack shortly before he headed to a discussion group for other Vietnam When I first heard of I got McCoy It brought back a lot of old Phil a former Army platoon served in Vietnam for about six months in also from was sent home after being shot He said in a Friday afternoon inter view from the best thing about the Persian Gulf war is that President Bush is going in with Limited war is an sec only to the phrase holy Price Jesse a veteran who served iihthe Army from said he believes Persian Gulf veterans will be treated differently than Vietnam veterans when they is more worldwide support for mil itary action this time man in Benitez I dont think this negative reac tion will happen this time Benitez early success of Operation Desert Storm has been yielding some dividends in the United as tele phone operators at military recruit ment centers in Beaumont have been few of the prospective recruits have actually come in to sign That could change if the conflict a Lamar University psycho logist God American kids start to there will be a perceived threat to national said Rolf who researches group relations and That threat will band citizens together more and increase Jews all over Texas were following Iraqs missile attack on Israel Friday and renewed attack early Rabbi Arthur Rutberg led a group of worshipers praying at a temple in I realized it was impor tant for us to share our feelings and ask for guidance from Rutberg said after the Rutberg said news of Fridays attack on Israel caused fear and The fear diminished when initial reports that some of the mis siles contained nerve gas were I was very glad to see they werent he Actual I was quite amazed at how non lethal it In San about 100 Muslims gathered at a mosque to pray on the Islamic day of But some of them had harsh words for the leaders of Kuwait and Saudi A speaker accused fellow Muslims in Kuwait and Saudi Arabia of treacherous trickery in allowing Westerners to use the Islamic nations as a staging area to fight other moned to the State Department and the United States expected treatment of any prisoners of At the military officials said they knew of no Americans held prisoner by Spokesman Pete Williams said the contact was made because 12 Iraqi soldiers were taken prisoner Friday Williams said the United States wanted to inform Iraq that it will abide by its obligations under the Geneva convention and it expects Iraq to do the Members of Congress were told by Pentagon briefers that the air war would continue for some according to Norman D Added Bill The are fighting a good World War JJ defense but theyre up against ai21st Century offensive The president thanked Shamir for restraint in the face of Iraqi Scud mis sile The decision to send Pat riot and crews to operate was an effort to deal with the Scud threat by trying to destroy them before they can do said Pentagon spokesman He said the dispatched from were fully fully fully He called the decision to send crews to man them an extraordinary Williams said the second night of Iraqi Scud missile attacks on Israel was an obvious effort to widen the war and proved how dangerous and ruthless the leadership is in Vice President Dan Secret ary of State James Baker HI and Defense Secretary Dick Cheney joined Bush at the presidential moun tain retreat in Maryland for a lunch hour briefing on the Presidential spokesman Marl in Fitzwater said Bush spoke to Shamir twice first at 3 sh rtly after being informed of the latest mis sile attack on Israel and again at Fitzwater said Bush expressed his iappreciation for Israels restraint in responding to the said the Diplomatic sources saidIsrael had jnotified the administration it would not retaliate at this The war news received by the pres ident also included the first Iraqi sol diers taken military officials said 12 Iraqis were captured in raids on nine Kuwaiti oil platforms in the Persian They said the Iraqis had used the platforms as bases for attacks on planes from the Weve eliminated that surfacetoair said Marine Robert At a briefing in Saudi mlli Ury officials also said more than sorties now had been flown in the air war against planes were lost during the first three days of Military briefers said 10 Iraqi planes had been shot Israeli Ambassador Zalman Shoval said no decision had been made by hii government on whether to strike back militarily at Iraq after a second conse cutive night of missile An Israeli speaking only on con dition of said his govern ment had decided for the time being to withhold Fort Hood couples babysitter arrested Lining up Anglers in all sizes line the banks of the Olympic Pool in Landa Park for an annual event in which the pool is stocked with rainbow This fishy festival will continue today with the area open from 10 to 8 Cost is for children for adults and free for the Photo by Erjk Karlsson Admirers of King discuss war AP A woman babysitting three children whose parents were sent overseas from Fort because of the Persian Gulf crisis was jailed Friday on a murder Demerise Ann of Fair was arrested Thursday at her home on a firstdegree murder charge in the July 1989 drowning death of her Jackie Dale a disabled coal Smith had been caring for the three young sons of Army Michelle Lawrence and E4 Rodney Lawrence of Fort who were deployed to the Middle East after Iraqs invasion of Kuwait on The boys and 5 months were placed in the c istody of tr Department of Human Resources following Smiths authorities The Lawrences know of Smiths said prosecutor Kris ten Lawrence is in a hos pital in Germany because of a non combat illness and should come home Keller The Lawrences met Smith through her whose husband was stationed at Fort and arranged for her to keep their children when they were unable to secure a jbabysitter in Lawrence tried to obtain a return transfer to the United States last month when she learned that Smith had seived one year in jail for helping her brother rob a restaurant in Keller TCBV DAILY Chocolate Me isse Call tor Daily Specials 625lSllT Now Serving Ultra Slim Fast Shakes 206 Loop 337 ATLANTA AP At Ebenezer Baptist where the Mar tin Luther King preached non his widow sat in the pulpit and talked of war in the Persian Gulf with students who came to learn about In the days leading up to Mondays sixth federal holiday honoring Coretta Scott Kings slain the Mideast war was at the forefront of many Eric a student at Kentucky State University who said he has rela tives serving with forces in the had a question What should he do about a war he hates being fought by someone he loves King encouraged her listeners to oppose the war against Iraq This war is about oil and militarism Dont let anyone tell you oil is not a consideration but not to abandon their support for American We do not seek to defeat but to defeat she said at Fridays Oppose a not a The best way we can support the men and women who will be fighting is to continue to work for a peaceful who was a dogged opponent of the Vietnam might have answered the The apostle of nonviolent social change preached at his fathers Baptist church in the years before his assassination in He would have turned 62 Tuesday the federal holiday is on the third Monday of the Kings message found ready We should support the troops that are over Theyre going to be sent said Kenya of You have to support them and let them know there are people here who care about that theyre not stranded over there to die for some thing they dont know nothing she Visitors to the memorial center containing Kings a library of his writings and such memorabilia as his 1964 Nobel Peace Prize medal and ministerial robes also pondered deep ly the necessity for King worked for Presi dent on the other isnt really looking for said Calit ha also of It doesnt ruin the holiday that holiday will be Well have to celebrate and then we have to go on with the At Kings Lisa Jones of Bal timore worried that a disproportionate number of black troops would be killed for a cause she deemed They want you to go over and fight for somebody elses when theyre trying to erode rights here in the United she I think its a If were going to let us die for something more than just The Department of Defense says 23 percent of active duty in the armed forces in 1989 were who make up about 12 percent of the nations leaders accused Presi dent Bush earlier this month of stock piling forces deployed to Saudi Arabia with soldiers who were either black or Bush denied any racism in troop William also of Evans was He said Bushs veto of the Civil Rights Act of 1990 and the Department of Educa tions near cancellation of minority scholarships at public colleges were signs of callousness toward We got like percent blacks over there in the Persian Gulf fight Payne And if they start up a then the majority of the blacks are going to go over to the Per sian Gulf It is kind of Leland Seidel Insurance Former Employer Insurance of Texas Agent A Full Line Agent Business Gall For Quote 6251121 308 Merrlweather NATIVE TREES Oak Oak Live Oak ElmAfghan Pine Locally Grown 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