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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 22, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas                                Pilots go extra mile to rescue Navy flier Saudi Arabia AP Two A10 jcta spcrit eight hours in the four times and rattled an Iraqi truck with machinegun fire before rescuing a Navy pilot downed behind enemy military officials Local teams play host to stateranked teams Two of the local basketball tcarijs will be hosting unbeaten and stateranked district leaders The New Braunfcls girls take on while Canyons boys host Schcrtz The Smithson Valley on the other are at home against winlcss Report say Lewis paM taxes with funds AUSTIN AP A special account of House Speaker 0h Lcwli paid more iMan in taxes to the federal government since the Aus tin AmericanStatesman reported 77 New Braunfels 49 707 Landa New Texas 78130 USPS 377880 5126259144 Tuesday 1991 25 Cents One 10 Pages Cloudy conditions continue with a chance for some sunny breaks and only a slight possibility of The high today could reach near 50 before it falls to an overnight low of On Wednes day and for the next several highs in the 50s lows in the 30s are Inside DEAR TV Vehicle window spon sored by the Startzville Business Owners Association and All Star will be offered from noon to 4 At a cost of vehicle identification num bers will be engraved on each window of your truck or van to discourage car Proceeds of about per car will go to the Startzville Business Owners Sports The etching will be conducted at Truck Mar ine Supply Bumper to 7768 FM 2673 in Agencies United for Child Abuse Prevention will meet Thurs day at noori at the VEH Dining Room in the basement of the Education 430 Mill Persons should bring quarterly To make reservations call Claudctte Doherty at Volunteer workers are needed by the Bargain Box of Johns Church at Castell and Coll The store serves the community by offering secondhand clothing and small household items at reduced The Bargain Box helps a number of local organiza tions with financial aid Com munity Service the Child rens Emergency Family Crisis Center and special needs of the Workers may volunter onehalf day every Store are Wednesday through Friday to and Saturday to For more call the Bargain Box at Jessie Lyons at or Marydean Motz at The installation of a main water line from the Grucne Water Treat ment Plant to storage areas means some traffic will be affected on Austin Lakeview Torrey Central Houston Union Klingemann River and Elizabeth Today is the second day of three days of construction on the Landa Park Golf Course and notice of street closures is expected 48 hours in Colonial Manor Care Center is hosting a Family Pot Luck Supper Friday at 6 Bring a veget able and dessert and have some fun with the folks at Colonial Call Iris at 6257526 to RSVP by Thursday if you want to She says theyll have every thing but the kitchen The Friends of the Dittlinger Memorial Library have started the year off already planning for next Friends are collecting books for the annual October book sale which raises muchneeded money for library So when you are spring hang onto those If you have some to they may be left at the Dittlinger 373 or call Betty at There wilt be a very important Project Graduation meeting for all See 2 Iraqi troops ignite Kuwaiti oil facility I A 1 TO 4 O A l i destroyed A residence at 205 West End was destroyed by fire Monday after The alarm was received at and four engine compa nies and two emergency medical services units with approximately 21 firefighters were dispatched to fight the which apparently was started after a hot hair dryer was placed on a pile of The fire began in a but spread to the kitchen and another bed Robert Reed said damages are estimated at approximately Homeowner Horteneia Murillo and her family were not at home when the fire Photo by Erik Karlsson Officers among many paying tribute to Boeck By STEPHANIE FERGUSON News Editor Hundreds of police family and friends gathered in New Braun fels Monday to bid farewell to former police chief Burney The community of New Braunfels will miss him said the Jim who officiated at the standing room only services at Paul Lutheran Representatives and officers from the Drug Enforcement Agency FBI Live Garden and Kerrville police departments and Guadalupe County Sheriffs Office Sheriff Jack Bremer also but had his deputies work for New Braun fels police officers so they could See Page 2 Saudi Arabia AP The forces of Saddam ignit ing the Middle Easts blew up a Kuwaiti oil the mili tary said Two major Kuwaiti storage tanks also were Fn two more men identified as captive American airmen were dis played on television and presumably will join the other prisoners of war who arc being used as human shields at strategic The Patriot mean flashed into blasting a scries of Iraqi Scuds out of Saudi The attacks were the latest in a series of fruitless Iraqi barrages with Scudtype warplanes roared off runways again this morning at a foggy air base in eastern Saudi their nonstop bombing campaign against And the air force of Saudi Arabias oilrich neigh joined the fray for the first Navy planes attacked several Iraqi boats on according to Army Greg At a briefing Pcpin said one Iraqi minelayer was left dead in the another boat was sunk and two others were chased away in the northern Persian The Baghdad in a mil itary communique carried by Irans Islamic Republic News claimed today that residential areas in Baghdad and other cities had been hit by more than 20 allied air raids over Baghdad radio also assailed what it called the allied crime of aggression against sacred Muslim Word that Kuwaiti oil facilities were ablaze was an ominous develop In six weeks after it seized Iraq had threatened to turn the regions oil fields into an inferno if it was Air Force 1st Casey a spokesman for the military com mand in the Saudi said aerial photography showed oil wells and storage tanks had been blown up at the alWafra facility in southern just across the Saudi We do have evidence that Iraq is damaging or destroying some of these he Pepin also said oil storage tanks were on fire today at a pair of major Shuaiba and Mina Abdul next to each other about 60 miles See Page 2 Welding work c Riyadh Central Command Local daughter flee from Saudi Arabia By STEPHANIE FERGUSON News Editor After flying out from an airport in Dhahran during the a local woman and her daughter are now safe and sound in New Braunfels Im glad I got out said Jay ne who arrived in New Braunfels with her 7yearold daught er late last Her husband Dan who works for a Saudi Ara bian oil remains in the Middle You came home to get away from the but being away from your family is she Well have to work that It was a hard the daughter of Com al County Treasurer Bart Bartholomew and Ann left for Saudi Arabia in September with her husband and four months before war broke They lived about an hour north of Dhahran at one of the oil companys satellite I never felt like my life was in dan ger until I tried to go to the she said about living at the Hours before war broke out last week in the Middle Dimick and her daughter Daisy tried to leave on a commercial airplane from the air port in The air raid siren went off while we were sitting in the airport so we had to go and she said about her first attempt to The war had She returned home until her second chance to get out came See Page 2 GBRA awards expansion bids The sparks fiy at Fischbeck Tractor and Welding Shop In New Braunfels as Jack and Gary Edwards work on a The large metal component will be included in some modifications at Mill Store a spokesman Photo by Erik Karlsson The GuadalupeBlanco River Authority board of directors has awarded a bid for expansion of the Port Lavaca Treatment Plant to Temple Associates of The successful bid of was accepted during the 17 meet According to GBRA General Manager John the bid was under the project engineers estimate of In other bidding matters HiTech of was awarded a bid in the amount of for sludge collection equipment Corporation of was awarded a bid in the amount of fpr flocculation equipment and GBRA opted to rcbid three other equipment contracts since bidders had taken expection to some of the Funds for the project are being made available through the sale of revenue bonds to the Texas Water Set Page 2 Board again names Taylor Reelected chairman of the GuadalupeBlanco River Authority in its 17 meeting was John Tay lor of Other officers are Joseph Pat Kelly of vice and Jen Ripley of Gon representing Guadalupe has served as board chairman for the past two He previously served as vicechairman and He first served on the GBRA board of directors from 197079 and was rcappointed by then Mark White in Publisher emeritus of the Seguin Gazette Taylor is founder of Texas Newspaper Advertising a Victoria resident repre senting Victoria was re appointed to the board in 1985 after SM 2   

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