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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 12, 2001, New Braunfels, Texas NEW BRAUNFELS WEDNESDAY September 2001 14 pages in 2 sections pages in SCCCH HERALDZEITUNG 261 Serving New Braunfels and Gomal County since 1852 50 cents Freedom under siege AP Photo Firemen work in the rubble at the base of the World Trade Center in New York Mounting an audacious attack against the United terrorists crashed two hijacked airliners into the World Trade Right inset President George Bush leads stu dents and teachers of Emma Booker Elementary School in a moment of silence Tuesday AP Photo INSIDE Chronology of events Nations including San Antonio International Airport and New Braunfels Municipal grounded all must take decisive action against acts of ter President Bushs address to the How residents can help vic show their Page 4 Community rallies together in Page 4 What state officials said about Tuesdays Page 3 military bases go to highest levels of security Page 3 In the worst attack on American soil since Pearl the World Trade Center in New York City and the Pentagon in were attacked Tuesday Four airplanes were hijacked and crashed during the American Airlines Flight a Boeing departs Boston for Los Angeles with 92 people on United Flight 93 departs Newark International Airport for San Francisco with 45 people on United Airlines Flight a Boeing departs Boston from Logan International Airport for Los Angeles with 65 people on American Airlines Flight 11 crashes into the north tower of the World Trade Center in New York United Airlines Flight 175 crashes into the south tower of the World Trade President Bush calls the crashes an apparent terrorist American Airlines Flight a Boeing crashes into the north side of the Pentagon in collapsing a side of the It was en route from Dulles Airport to Los Angeles with 64 Two World Trade Center the second tower hit One World Trade Center SOURCE Compiled from AP wire reports adults cope with news BY AMY CLARKSON AND BETTY TAYLOR Staff Writers Comal County school officials gently broke the news to students after two separate terrorist events aimed at the nations financial and military School counselors conducted group and individual therapy ses sions for and area profes sionals remained available at their offices to help those personally touched by the At Memorial Primary Principal Dan Bolen went to each classroom in person and explained events to some as young as 5 years I wanted them to get one consis tent he And I told them that we live in a great coun a good Its a marvelous place to But people from other who live far dont like us for those very they did a great harm to peo ple and Bolen said he emphasized that See INSIDE Abby Classifieds Comics 2B Crossword 5A Forum 6A 4A Movies 5A Obituaries 3A Sports Today 2A Key Code our nation saw evil BY DAVID CRARY AND JERRY SCHWARTZ AP National Writers NEW YORK In the most devastating ter rorist onslaxight ever waged against the United knifewielding hijackers crashed two air liners into the World Trade Center on toppling its twin 110story The deadly calamity was witnessed on televisions across the world as another plane slammed into the and a fourth crashed outside Pitts our nation saw President Bush said in an address to the nation Tuesday He said thousands of lives were suddenly ended by despi cable acts of Said Robert comman der of the Atlantic Fleet We have been attacked like we havent since Pearl Establishing the death toll could take The four airliners alone had 266 people aboard and there were no known sur In a firefighters union official said he feared an estimated 200 firefighters had died in rescue Dozens of police officers were believed No one took responsibility for the attacks that rocked the seats of finance and but federal authorities identified Osama bin Laden who has been given asylum by Afghanistans Taliban rulers as the prime Aided by an intercept of communications between his supporters and harrowing cell phone calls from at least one flight attendant and two passengers aboard the jetliners before they officials began assembling a case linking bin Laden to the intelligence intercepted communications between bin Laden supporters discussing the attacks on the World Trade Center and Penta according to Utah Orrin the top Republican on the Senate Judiciary Commit The people aboard planes who managed to make cell phone calls each described similar cir cumstances They indicated the hijackers were armed with in some cases stabbing flight They then took control of the At the World Trade the dead and the doomed plummeted from the among them a man and woman holding Freedom itself was attacked this and I assure you freedom will be said who was in Florida at the time of the cat As a security he was shuttled to a Strategic Air Command bunker in Nebras ka before leaving for Make no he The United States will hunt down and pursue those responsible for these cowardly More than nine hours after the attacks explosions could be heard north of the See NYC tragedy hits home in Seguin the Manhattan When I got to the top of the hill there were about 4050 people all just standing there watching the smoke come out of the towers the two planes had already she We were all talking about what we heard on the news some people had radios and they would tell us the Then the first building fell I couldnt believe Some people next to me were saying how that wouldnt those buildings were built to United Airlines Flight 93 trom to San Francisco crashes 80 miles southeast of in Government buildings around the country are including the Capitol and the White The Federal Aviation Administration shuts down airports The United Nations closes The Securities and Exchange Commission closes all financial markets for the The Navy sends missile destroyers and other equipment to New York and A third 7 World Trade damaged from the mornings All times are AP SPECIAL TO THE HERALDZEITUNG SEGUIN Though it feels as if New York City is a world away from many Seguinites have Mends or relatives who live or work in New York One of those Seguinites is Judy Gardner of the GuadalupeBlanco River Gardners sent an email to the GazetteEnterprise describing what she saw and heard when she went to Fort Greene Park in Brooklyn and watched the twin towers collapse and disappear from See ilk
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