Thursday, September 27, 2001

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 27, 2001, New Braunfels, Texas September 2001 HERALDZBITUNG Page 7A 1A Workers behind the scenes take center stage By design or there was strikingly little talk of mili tary action from the admin istration during the and an evident easing in the near warlike atmosphere that took hold 15 days earlier when hijackers flew planes into the World Trade Center twin towers and the Bush bantered with reporters at one and the secondincommand at the Pentagon went so far as to say that military strikes against the alQaida network in Afghanistan may be well into the I think it cant be stressed enough that everybody whos waiting for military action needs to rethink this Deputy Defense Secretary Paul Wolfowitz told reporters in where he appealed to the NATO allies for intelligencegather ing We dont believe in just demonstrating that our mili tary is capable of The whole world knows he At the same a Pak istani wrapping up two days of talks with an American military delega said there was complete unanimity on military prepa rations for combating terror ists inside Rashid spokesman for President Pervez Mushar said there was no dif ference of opinion between Pakistan and America on the issue of combating Underscoring the delicacy of Pakistans Qureshi also said his coun try had no involvement in any action plan against Pakistan is the only nation in the world with diplomatic ties to the Taliban government of and is home to a large Mus lim population that has held antiAmerican rallies in recent The diplomatic and mili tary maneuvering unfolded as Delta chairman Leo Mullin said his company was joining the roster of carriers to lay off workers and cut ser vice in the wake of the War was declared on the United States of using aviation as the instru ment of he said in As a the operational and financial out look for airlines has changed and drastic measures are required if we are to avoid being among the first economic casualties of the He said Delta would cut up to employees by the end of the an unspecified number through Previous cutbacks in the industry totaled more than including steps tak en by aircraft maker Boeing to slash its Bush did some modest jaw boning on the subject of air line safety during the with more to Meeting with Muslim lead ers at the White he told reporters some of his guests had traveled to the nations capital by plane and arrived One of the keys to economic recovery is going be the vitality of the airline he and he said he would be unveiling confidence building mea sures as well as concrete steps on Thursday when he travels to Officials have said previ ously the president would We dont believe in just demonstrat ing that our mili tary is capable of The whole world knows Paul Wolfowitz Deputy Defense Secretary propose new steps to make cockpit doors more secure and to place armed marshals aboard most planes as a deterrent to He was also expected to propose a great federal involvement in the screening of passengers and baggage at Bush also made a midday trip to the where Direc tor George Tenet has been criticized by some in Con gress for the agencys failure to warn of the Bush made clear his view is differ Ive got a lot of confi dence in him and Ive got a lot of confidence in the and so should he said as Tenet looked on from a nearby seat on the Bush and his spokesman also struck a new tone in talking about the breakaway region of One day after Russian Pres ident Vladimir Putin spoke warmly about the adminis trations war on spokesman Ari Fleischer cit ed ties between the Chechen rebels and bin Ladens net He called on Chechen lead ers to immediately and unconditionally cut all con tacts with international ter rorist groups such as Osama bin Laden and the alQaida BY AMY CLARKSON Staff Writer Tommy and Mary Jo Zipp have worked behind the scenes at the Comal County Fair for more than 40 Tommy helped design the show ring and pour concrete at the new county live stock barn in Mary Jo sewed dress es for the parade royalty for more than two Weve worked in just about every department for the fair from the admis sion gates to the dance he Weve never worked with because we dont like chickens At this years the couple will be in front of the serving as honorary marshals for the Comal County Fair on Were looking forward to Tommy Zipp When you watch the you get to see the When you are in the you get to watch the people and since were in the we get to see the floats The Zipps first became involved with the fair in when Tommy was an agricultural teacher at thennew Canyon High He started working solely 1A with livestock and gradually became more As time went we became directors and later president of the master plan he The couple volunteered every They flipped hamburgers for a booth Mary Jo cochaired the clothing department for five We supported our daughters when they were showing sheep and cattle at the Tommy Our was fair queen in and Jane was duchess in We sat down and talked about and weve been involved with the fair parade for every year from 1961 to To thank them for their years of ser the fair association named them this years parade Were very very pleases and he Were so now retired from teaching and from working as a said he worked for the fair because it served the coun tys youth so Its a great he The children who participate in the livestock show are still the maam and sir People enjoy working with MARGARET Tommy and Mary Jo Zipp will serve as honorary marshals at the Comal County Fair Parade on Parade is set for at the Handy Andy parking lot on San Antonio Judging categories include largest and small est bestdressed best decorated pets and owner and the most unusu al Although judging con cludes at owners and pets still can partici pate in the parade There is also a contest to determine the parades bestdecorated bicycles and The week has been rela tively quiet for County Judge Danny who has been a fixture in coordi nating the event for three I would normally spend entire week sending out parade con tacting people and taking phone Scheel It was pretty wild right up until the night before This is the first year in nearly 30 years that Ill actually ride in the and Im looking for ward to 1A for the conserva recharging and prevention of waste of ground They enforce the criteria under which wells must be In Comal which is a Priority Groundwater Man agement Area PGMA that threshold is the capability to pump gallons or more of water per Private residences or domes tic users on lots larger than 10 acres will not need well hydrologic tests or be required to pay pumping Private wells also would not be metered if their capacity does not exceed Wells with pumps capable of running above the gpd level will require have set pumping pay fees currently 17 cents per gallons and be All Comal County wells would be as they now are with the A GCD will set distances between wells at least 300 feet from a property monitor water quality and cre ate water use STGCD board member Cal Perrine discussed why the county needs a GCD and its role in protecting a dwin dling water resource for every The Texas Water Develop ment he considers the Trinity Aquifer in Comal County capable of providing acrefeet of Avater per At the recognized state lev the Trinity can serve the needs of about While we dont know just how much water is available in the Trinity Per rine There is disturb ing evidence we are getting close to the Jacobs which never dried up during the drought of record in the went dry for the first time in recorded history in a moderate drought two years Perrine Last Bxilverde and Blanco subdivisions had to have water hauled in by trucks when the Trinity fell below wells in those subdivi Perrine warned farmers could one day soon find it more lucrative to sell the water under their land than to grow crops under he The bottom line is continu ing the existence of the rule of capture and com mercial activity will just increase the 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