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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 8, 1995, New Braunfels, Texas                                Thursday June HeraJdZeitung 3 Marines rescue downed fighter pilot in Bosnia SARAJEVO BosniaHerzegovina Braving missile and small iarms fire Marines flew a heli info hostile Serb territory and an American F16 fighter pilot jjhot down six days ago by rebel Serbs Capt Scott F OGrady of Spokane was found alive and well near Vherc his plane went down southeast Bihac in a Bosnian Serb stronghold Adm Leighton Smith commander NATO forces in southern Europe a pilot from OGradys squadron was flying an F16 over the area at today EOT 4 when he received a radio from OGrady on the ground The military mounted a big res operation at dawn and two CH53 ujielicopters landed 50 yards from where the 29yearold OGrady was hiding in the woods He dashed out of the trees to the nearest helicopters and was hauled aboard by Brig Gen Marty Bcrndt A Serb missile had blown apart OGradys fighter jet on Friday as he flew a NATO mission over northern Bosnia His fate had been unknown The downing of OGradys plane added to tensions following the abduc tions of hundreds of peacekeepers by Bosnian Serbs retaliating for May 2526 NATO air attacks on their ammunition depots outside Pale the rebel headquarters nine miles from Sarajevo Todays rescue mission included a Marine team and CH53 and Cobra helicopters from the USS Kearsarge which had moved into the Adriatic Sea They were escorted by Fl 8s and electronic warfare planes We had the whole shooting match up including Cobra helicopters Harriers AWACS radar planes and other support aircraft Smith said at a news conference at Naval Head quarters in London Berndt who pulled OGrady on board is a pretty strapping young Smith said He saw the pilot come running out of the woods so he grabbed him and snatched him aboard and they got out of Bemdt said a missile was fired at the helicopter after OGrady was picked up Smith said it missed He said small aims fire at the helicopters also missed OGrady was flown to the Kearsarge an amphibious assault ship that has a 600bcd hospital and the medical report is very Smith said Asked how OGrady survived a six day ordeal after being shot down the admiral said Whatever it was it sure was y He maintained his said Smith Hes very smart hes very determined and very gutsy to have evaded for as long as he did using the equipment that he f Staccy OGrady the rescued pilots sister spoke to her brother early this morning He cant quite understand what all the big fuss is she said She told OGrady is dehydrated and has a slight burn on his neck but is otherwise in good con dition He said that he was only able to cat about three spoonfuls of she said from Washington At NATO headquarters in Brussels Gen John Shalikashvili chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said of the pilot I am told that he is well that he has a sixday beard and that he has a small burn on the back of his neck as a result of exiting the OGrady is assigned to the 555th Fighter Squadron at Aviano Air Base in northeastern Italy Hell be taken there from the Kearsarge which is carrying members of the 24th Marine Expedi tionary Unit who were sent to the Adri atic from the Mediterranean on May 29 President Clinton called OGradys parents in Seattle to share their happi ness All Americans rejoice with me at the successful rescue of Capt Scott OGrady join his parents in their relief after days of uncertainty and Clinton said in a state ment Capt OGradys bravery and skill arc an Clinton said So arc the bravery and skill of those who took part in the operation to rescue him They arc all American Defense ministers of the 12 NATO countries meanwhile were meeting today in Brussels Belgium to consid cf plans cither to evacuate embattled peacekeepers from Bosnia or send a force to protect them Texas Briefs Accused of Videotap ing Sexual Acts With Teen Girls HOUSTON AP At least five teenage girls were lured by an apart maintenance man to the apart of a paroled sex offender so they have sexual encounters that were videotaped by the parolee police say Pasadena police said Wednesday believe parolee Richard Jennings 52 also had sex with some of the girls J He was charged with sexual assault of a child and promotion of child pomog raphy n Complex employee Vemon Vercher 19 was charged with sexual assault 5 of a child police said J At least five girls ranging in age trom 14 to 17 were involved in the 5 incidents according to police There I may have been as many as 10 victims and one may have been as young as 13 officers said j This has been going on for a year or so so there may be a lot more girls that were police spokesman Sgt Kelly Payne said Governor Signs Crime Bills AUSTEN AP Gov George W Bush has signed into law a package of criminal justice legislation including measures to limit appeals of death row inmates and create weaponfree zones around schools These new laws will help get career criminals and drug dealers off our and away from our Bush said They will make Texas safer for all our At a new state jail facility in San Antonio Bush Wednesday signed bills finetuning the penal code and chang ing Texas Department of Criminal Jus 1 tice rules regarding inmate privileges The law limiting death row appeals aims to shave about two years off inmate incarcerations and save tax payers about per inmate according to the governors office Texas 401 death row inmates have waited an average of eight years between conviction and execution TexasBased NAFTA Lead ers Prepared To Oversee Treatys Effects DALLAS A pair of Texas based officials involved in the imple mentation of the North American Free Trade Agreement said the treatys goals are beginning to come into reality The chief executive officer of the treatysponsored North American Development Bank known as NAD Bank and the new NAFTA Labor Sec retariat described economic opportu nities offered by the agreement at a luncheon sponsored by the Dallas Chamber of Commerce The San Antoniobased NADBank and the Border Environment Cooper ation Commission have identified 120 potential projects mostly devoted to water treatment and conservation in an area thats been ravaged by drought this decade Alfredo Phillips the banks CEO and managing director said Wednesday The projects which would cost more than billion wont all be financed 95 Graduates Bring This Ad In and receive 50 OFF on framing your diploma at Kylers Kustom Komers 839C IH 35W Walnut Business Center 2106204452 by NADBank he said Phillips downplayed the chance that the devaluation of the Mexican peso could hinder that countrys contribu tions to the fund GOP Hopeful Has High Hopes in Texas AUSTIN AP Republican pres idential hopeful Lamar Alexander says hes getting encouragement in the home state of rival candidate Sen Phil Gramm Alexander the former Tennessee governor said he hopes to do well enough in the Texas primary next year to earn at least a share of the states GOP national convention delegates If Sen Gramms in the race I expect him to do very well and proba bly carry Texas But there are two opportunities in Alexander said Wednesday while touring three Texas cities First if he doesnt get half the votes they split the delegates up and a portion of Texas delegates is more than most states have Second if Gramm is not an option I think the choice is going to be between Sen Bob Dole and me and I think Texans are going to want to vote for someone who has a real chance to be European Facials 6200615 h i Good tents Your blueprint for savings INSULATION 6 VENTILATION MOISTURE INFILTRATION BARRIER INSULATED INSULATED DOOR UJAU INSULATION The time to implement energy saving features into your new home is now before its built The way to do that is to build through the Good Residential Home Program GoocTcfents homes must meet superior standards for energy efficiency keeping you in comfort while saving money Ask your builder about the Good program and make savings a part of your plans Pedernales Electric Cooperative Inc Good it g trademark of Gulf Power Company Aquifer management new surface water plan taking shape SAN ANTONIO AP With leg islation in place to regulate use of the Edwards Aquifer San Antonio is pro ceeding with plans to supplement its aquifer water with Guadalupe River system water We intend to pursue the work immediately and have the plan com pleted by the end of the said Joe Aceves president and chief exec utive officer of the San Antonio Water System The step toward tapping a surface water source is something San Anto nios neighbors have been urging for years as the city has feuded with the rest of the region over the natural underground aquifer Currently the aquifer is San Anto nios sole drinking water source To the west farmers use the aquifer to irrigate crops To the east the aquifer supplies water for tourist attractions Theyll destroy us farmers is what theyll Rodney Reagan Uvalde County Underground Water Conservation District president and feeds springs where endangered fish salamanders and plants live In April the San Antonio Water System along with the Guadalupe Blanco River Authority San Antonio River Authority Bexar Metropolitan Water District and Canyon Regional Water Authority agreed to pursue a plan to pump Guadalupe River basin water to San Antonio The deal hinged on creation of an Edwards Aquifer Authority by the Texas Legislature Last week Gov George W Bush signed a bill provid ing for a 15mcmber elected authori ty to license wells broker water and limit pumping from the 176milclong aquifer Farmers who rely on the aquifer vehemently opposed the legislation We have been raped with a capital said farmer Maurice Rimkus of Uvalde County Theyll destroy us farmers is what theyll added Rodney Reagan president of the Uvalde County Under ground Water Conservation District Rimkus predicts doom for San Antonios muchtouted surface water plan Promises are promises and they usually dont he said However Aceves said representa tives of area water entities were to meet as early as this week to work on the next phase of the project Roofing be competitive pnct on reroot and home iarantee a job well done 210 3036400 Call Your Local Independent Cruise Specialist for Current Specials and Free CrulseOne Magazine CRUISE SAVINGS up to 5O Off Brochure Rates rates lor singles or your 1st cruise this year families or groups on CrulseOne Is your passport cruise lines worldwide to he perfect cruise 2108852156 8005521855 FABULOUS ON PREMISES DONT IN NEW BRAUNFELS TX Friday June 9 Saturday June 10 Sunday June 11 Monday June 12 If Necessary PREVIEW 2 HOURS PRIOR TO EACH SALE This is an Exceptional Day Auction with Something for Everyone House Full of Antiques Collectables Home Furnishings Rugs Paintings Crystal Bronzes Fine Jewelry Gold Coins Guns Indian Art and Jewelry Vehicles Guitars More REAL ESTATE Built for Franz Moureau a German consul In 1854 This 5260 house In historic Downtown area of New Braunfels TX will be offered at Sunday HIGHLIGHTS OF THE SALE Benjamin West Oil Sacrifice of 18th Century Van Monfoort Oil Also Known as Blacklandt Adoration of the 18th Century E Aizlein 19th Century Original Bronze 18th Century Empire Curio Cabinet 19th Century King Bedroom Set 19th Century French 6pc Parlor Set Rare Crank Up Table Top Organ d 1887 Diamond Solitaires to 3 crts Platinum Diamond Antique Pendant Genuine crt Russian Alexandrite Over 50 Pieces of Antique Cut Glass Huge Austrian Straus Chandelier 19th Century Russian Icon Faberge School German 19th Century Bronze Mantel Clock New Army Colt 1888 DA 38 Life Size Bronze Lady Cupid AUTOMOBILES 1964 Mercedes 220 SE Convertible V8 Show Room Condition 1991 Ford F250 Pickup Loaded PARTIAL LISTING INDIAN M Artifacts Historical Contemporary over 100 Museum Quality Arrow Heads Includes Agate Basin Hardin Turkey Tail Cupp Beaded Moccasins Navajo Pottery Jewelry Including Heavy Concho Belts Massive Silver Bracelets Kachina Dolls RUGS Handmade Handtied Oriental Including Antique SemiAntique Like New New Hartz Bokara Bahuchi Kashan Isphahan etc PAINTINGS Collection of Old Masters 17th18th19th Century Paintings Such as Giovanni Lan Franco The Miracle of the Loaves and School of Caravaggio etc Some Newer Oil Paintings in Carved Gold Frames Western and Other Prints More RUSSIAN 171819th Century Icons Artifacts Lacquer Boxes Porcelain More BRONZES Western After Death Castings by F Remington Russell such as Coming Thru the Stage etc Big Collection of Art Deco and Classic Bronzes Life Size Pair of Bronze Lions JEWELRY Rings Necklaces Watches Pendants in 1418K Mountings Diamond Cluster Rings to 4 crts Diamond Emerald Ruby Dinner Rings 123 crt Tennis Bracelets 18K SS Rolex 14K Ladys Dress Rolex crt Diamond Basel Collection of Estate Jewelry Gem Stones More Over 200 Lots of Jewelry LAMPS Art Glass Reverse Painted Crystal Chandeliers Etc FURNITURE Triple Pedestal Conference Table Chippendale Chairs Piano Bureau Bookcase King 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