Saturday, March 31, 2001

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 31, 2001, New Braunfels, Texas March HERALDZEITUNG Page 3A Nation has emergency response plan for livestock disease WASHINGTON AP Should footandmouth disease reach this the governments emer gency response plan lays out a cas cade of events that would including a halt to all movement of livestock in the state where the case is The entire state could later be A positive test for footandmouth will generate appro priate local and national measures to eliminate the crisis and minimize the says a summary of the plan released Friday by the Agriculture Footandmouth is harmless to but it is dreaded by live stock producers and veterinarians because the virus spreads so easily and The United States has not had a confirmed case since although about 100 tests a year are done on animals with possible symp toms of the We have been effective up to this point and I think well continue to be said Alfonso deputy administrator of veterinary services for the departments Animal and Plant Health Inspection Ser The emergency which has been in existence for is still subject to finetuning as a result of discussions with state and indus try Torres Under the a positive test would trigger a cascade of events starting with a conference call between state and federal The state veterinarian would then quarantine the affected farm and consider stopping the movement of animals within the states State officials would consider destroying the affected herd a virtual certainty in the case of foot andmouth and determine whether there are wildlife nearby that could spread the disease fur Another series of actions fol lows when a case of footandmouth is confirmed meaning that the virus has been isolated and iden tified after a positive test on an ani USDA would quarantine the state to limit the movement of trucks and other vehicles that could spread the virus to other The idea of stopping movement immediately so that people and ani mals and trucks dont move is absolutely said Lonnie dean of Michigan State Uni versitys veterinary school and a for mer administrator of the federal inspection If everything stops then you can catch up with the If then the disease is always two or three steps in front of Movement control zones would be established around exposed extending at least miles in each No animals or ani mal products would be allowed to leave the zones and all equipment and vehicles would have to be disinfected before not is listed as the best way to disposing of ani mals that have to be killed because of exposure to the Burial is quicker and less the plan Fortytwo cubic feet of ground an area roughly 6 feet by 3 feet by 2 feet is needed to bury one five or five A crew of five would be required to kill and dispose of a herd of 40 ani mals in a and another three would be necessary for disinfecting people and equipment on each affected USDA would secure vaccine to use in containing the if nec White House to be Field of Dreams WASHINGTON AP Creating his own field of President Bush pledgedFriday to help revi talize interest in the nation al pastime with regular T ball games on the White House South Weve got a pretty good size backyard said the former baseball team ownerturned Bases will be pounded into the presidents back yard and wooden bleachers assembled within a fly ball of the Oval Office so boys and girls can whack base balls off and slowfoot ed Cabinet secretaries can coach or With more than 40 Hall of Fame baseball players at his some of them his boyhood Bush spoke with feeling about a sport he said has fallen on pret ty tough Baseball isnt just in the he It isnt just the It really isnt who makes the Hall much as anything j is thestyle of a Willie Mays or the deter mination of a Hank Aaron or the endurance of a Mick ey the discipline of Carl the drive of Eddie the reli ability of a Al Kaline or a Joe the grace of a Joe the kind ness of a Harmon Kille and the class of Stan the courage of a Jackie or the heroism of Lou My hope for the game is that these qualities will never be What ever else changes even if the same nine innings run longer and the fly balls far and the grass isnt always grass like it should be those values are still what makes the boys and girls into and players into he In a small maybe we can help to preserve the best of baseball right here in the house that Washing ton Bush After we moved I pointed out to a great baseball the pretty good size backyard Waters gets prison time in OHair case AUSTIN AP David who authorities say masterminded the slaying of atheist activist Madalyn Mur ray OHair and two of her family was sen tenced Friday to 20 years in prison on a federal extortion admitted in January that he did threaten and commit physical violence to her son Jon Garth and grand daughter and adopted daugh ter Robin Murray in who once worked as OHairs office led investigators to their remains in a shallow grave on a remote Hill Country Before Dis trict Judge Sam Sparks asked Waters if he wanted to say Obituaries I have nothing to your Waters When the hearing was Austin atheist Samuel leaned over the railing and pointed his finger at who stood just 3 feet You filthy youre not even a human being Miller Why didnt they exe cute him He murdered a helpless woman Shackled at the wrist and Waters showed no Sparks agreed to recom mend that Waters be sent to a federal prison in where Waters has Sparks said he was glad to send Waters as far away from me as COWELL Bobby Lee Cowell passed away at Arrangements are pending Funeral Charlie Morales Funeral Home NEW BUAUNFELS HERALDZEITUNG Published on Sunday morn ings and weekday mornings Tuesday through Saturday by the New Braunfels Herald Zeitung USPS 377880 707 Landa or Drawer New Comal Texas 78131 Periodical postage paid by the New Braunfels Herald Zeitung in New Carrier delivered in Comal and Guadalupe counties three six one Senior Cit izen Discounts by carrier deliv ery only six one Mail delivery out side Comal 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