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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 30, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas                                Richards favors lower parimutuel state tax AUSTIN AP Ann Richards says she favors lowering the stales tax on parimutuel wager a move horse racing proponents call essential to establishing major race tracks in See Page 5 Homemade sweets for your sweetheart Valentines Day is only a few weeks Start planning now and have sonic fun making homemade sweets such as Chocolate Covered Candies for your See Page 7 NB crushes Indians CHS rallies past Bears New Braunfcls girls basketball team won its fourth District 255 A game Tuesday night with a vic tory over while Canyons boys notched their second 264A win by completing a season sweep of See Page 10 New Braunfels 55 707 Landa New Texas 78130 DSPS 377 Zeituno 7880 5126259144 Wednesday Major ground assault repelled 1991 25 Cents One 16 Pages Address has bolstering influence By LESLIE DREYFOUS AP National Writer Americas gaze shifted momentari ly from the Persian Gulf war to a podium at the nations Eyes fixed on President searching him for some reassurance in the face of tough times at home and war Many around the nation found what they were looking for in the presi dents address He spoke with promising victories both in the battle against Iraq and against economic He spoke of But some citizens waited for more than inspirational And in that way it was disappoint said Oneal Russ of whose son is with the Army in Saudi I cant get it out of my this thinking Im doing about the real slate of the nations majority stands behind the troops facing down Saddam but many families f and communities on the home front themselves fecrufidcr The presidents words are heroic and the rhetoric is I dont want to be said whose southern town is among many that have been hit by But his ideas are easier spoken than Im just glad hes getting the sup Clarice Parver of suburban Atlanta said after Bushs tribute to the troops prompted members of Con gress to their I just think we should unite together and be At the William Doyle Veterans of Foreign Wars post in Mary See Page 2 Falrchild Republic A10A Thunderbolt II How a Warthog Kills Tanks This closesupport aircraft would play a prime role in a Gulf war to protect ground troops by destroying Iraqi The which earned its nickname for its ungainly has never been tested in Engine placement maximizes AlOs ability to Ay witfi engine shot Wingspan 57 6 Operational radius 620 milts Electronic pod jams enemy weapons systems Avenger Chtof tankkilling weapon Type 7barrel revolving cannon Shell 30mm armorpiercing Fifing rate Up to 70 rounda per Capacity Magazine holds rounds Maverick precision guided tactical missile Length M Diameter 12 speed 423 mph Range up to 25 Speed ClaaalHed Guidance laser or Infrared Pilot ascends and fires antitank missile Returns and blasts second tank with Attack scenario A1 Of lies toward the targets towunder 100 ftto avoid detection Makes a hatfthatof anF16 Eight to ten Marines die during clash Saudi Arabia AP Marines fired antitank weapons and called in air strikes to repel a threepronged attack by tankled Iraqi forces Eight to 10 Marines were killed and heavy Iraqi casualties were military officials The Marines were the first Ameri can ground forces to die in battle in the 2weekold war with The which started Tuesday began when Iraqi tanks were spotted moving into Saudi Arabia and was the heaviest ground fighting so far in the Persian Gulf As the ground battle broke air sea clashes were reported in the and bombladen allied warplanes thundered off runways in Saudi Arabia to strike targets deep in A Pentagon source characterized the Iraqi ground action as a probing attack aimed at assessing allied strength and weaknesses not meant to seize and hold from Marines on the ground spdkV of handtohand combat in the streets of the Saudi border town of Marine Cliff Myers described the fighting as hella cious as the Marines battled Iraqis in the About 20 Iraqi armored vehicles were destroyed and 25 Iraqi soldiers were reported according to pool The battle began around midnight when a small Iraqi force crossed the Kuwait border into where they were engaged by troops from the tiny gulf state of The Qataris destroyed two Iraqi tanks and took 10 preliminary repons Man held briefly in drug case A New Braunfcls man was released from Comal County Jail Tuesday aflcr his arrest Monday uighl on drug possession New Braunfcls Police along the Canine detec tives and narcotics exe cuted a search warrant at the home of Martin of 121 between 9 and 10 Ortiz was charged with possession of marijuana over 4 ounces and under 5 which is a in the arrest were drug paraphernalia and said New Braunfcls Police Chief Judge David Perkins issued the search warrant and Precinct 2 Jus tice of the Peace Doc Blanchard set his bond at Robbery While the rain should move out of the area it likely will leave behind the cold air that car ried it Conditions should be with a high of 44 or dropping to an overnight low of about Thursday should turn off clear and with the high climbing to about 55 and a low near the freezing Friday and Saturday should be with daytime highs near 60 but that probably wont keep the lows out of the Inelda DEAR TV Uses suggested for land near park By STEPHANIE FERGUSON News Editor A Dallas architectural firm now will begin putting price tags on some preliminary plans for recreational usages of property adjacent to Landa The city of New Braunfels Parks and Recreation Advisory Board con ducted a public hearing Tuesday night to receive input to be used in the deve lopment of a masteiplan for the future development of the 18 acres leased from the Lower Colorado River adjacent to Landa The 50year lease contract requires the city to develop such a Dennis Sims of Dunkin and Associates of Dallas presented a num ber of ideas for the park such as a botantical aquatic pla za area with open play the extension of the train tracks from Landa jogging amphithea floral green picn ic facilities and shelters and additional Its probably not going to come from a bond Its probably not going to be coming from any kind of tax said David director of the citys Parks and Recre ation about how the development would be We would try to do whatever we could Whatley said after the Trying to come up with the funding is going to probably be one of the hardest Whatley said he hopes area grants and other resources would be available to help fund the park is trying to define the pro ject where we can take bites out of he Hopefully we will be able if someone says we have then we could do a picnic table or trash can and 500 feet of sidewalk for After a masterplan is formulated and approved by New Braunfels City the proposed plan will be presented to LCRA for review and final For us to be even able to open this up to the public just for green if theres not any really facilities on See Page 2 continues By STEPHANIE FERGUSON News Editor The aggravated robbery trial of Richard Jerome Taliafcrro continued today with his former roommate tes tifying she was with him when he allegedly robbed and shot a local con venience store clerk in August of last 1 Ic ran inside the Pit Stop and he came back and he was running with the cash said Janice OCain of San OCain said she and Taliaferro and her two ages 9 and were driving to Austin when they pulled into the parking lot of the Pit Stop Food located in New Braunfels at Ruckle Road and Interstate She testified she did not know Taliafcrro was going to rob the She said the defendant ran out of the store and threw the cash register into the back seat on her two He did shoot that man in the she Me and my kids scared to OCain met Taliaferro in July He was arrested in Sun Antonio and charged with the District Attorney Bill Rcimcr con tinued culling witnesses to the stand at See 2 Several governmental entities meet Thursday Anyone from an organization that would like to participate in a proposed gathering supporting the troops on March 2 in Landa Park is invited to attend an organizational meeting tonight at 7 at Ascot Travel on Landa Cheryl whose son is in the Navy and is serving in the Middle has talked with sev eral folks with the city and will be seeking City Council approval on 11 to host the support fair in the She has been in contact with the American Lions Rotary WalMart Distribution Center and others who are She also plans to have the bloodmo 8tt Page 2 Comal County Commissioners Conn will meet Thursday in a work shop ut 9 and convene into regu lar session at 10 The court meets on the third floor of the Courthouse Annex in the Commissioners Court New Braunfels Utilities Board of Trustees will meet Thursday night to take care of some routine Employee Jesus ifbarra is retiring after 38 years wilh NBU and he will bo recognized at tho Also on the agenda are approval of charged off accounts for the second quarter of 1990 approval to authorize the sale of an old site on South Comal Avenue authorization to purchase electric inventory materials and a flashpoint analyzer authorization to bid for See Page 2 Registration now under way for TLCs Krost Symposium SEQUIN Those wishing to attend Texas Lutheran Colleges 1991 Krost Symposium have until 1 to register at a discounted Registrations for the symposium and one evening meal will go up from to after that The 11 th annual Krost Toward 2000 Issues In Our Global will bo held 2122 at TLCs Jackson Fulltime college and high school as well us persons 65 and ore eligible for a 50 percent dis count on all registration Registra tion without dinner tickets is until 1 and extra dinner tickets may be purchased ut 10 This years conference will focus on some of the major issues confront Page 2 Fighting fires New Braunfels firefighters are familiar with the route to Interstate 35 and Engel Road today after respond ing to four fires there The first call at was to a car body on fire In a field at that Firefighters extinguished two grass fires In close proximity to the car at and another at Bob Reed said the fires are of suspicious origin and are under At least two to three fire trucks responded to each he Photo by Erik Karlsson   

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