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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 10, 2001, New Braunfels, Texas NEW BRAUNFELS HERAL WEDNESDAY October 2001 20 pages in 2 sections 286 Serving New Braunfels and Gomal County since 1852 50 cents America Strikes Back Day 3 Taliban says supreme leader Mullah Mohammed Omar and sus pected terrorist mastermind Osama bin Laden Bin Ladens spokesman calls for a holy war against interests and praises hijackers for good Federal Aviation Administration speeds up process for airlines to strengthen their cock pit Agency drops require ment that all crew not just the flight have keys to the United Nations confirms first civilian casualties four ed mine clearers who were killed in strike near Air strikes spark violent protests in Gaza Strip and New York Mayor Rudolph Giuliani predicts city could lose jobs and billion in rev enue by Authorities say people remain missing at the World Trade Center and 417 confirmed Call for surrender Bush says handing over bin Laden the only way to shorten military campaign BY RON FOURNIER AP White House Correspondent WASHINGTON The United States hit Afghanistan with a third day of crushing Taliban air radars and airports to the extent that American war planes can fly unchallenged night and the Pentagon said Tues The skies are now Pres ident Bush The administration pushed for the surrender of Osama bin Ladens terrorist network and the ouster of the Taliban regime that shelters Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld urged Afghan dissidents to heave the alQaida and the Taliban leadership out of the Bin Ladens spokesman called fora holy war against inter ests and praised the hijackers who flew jetliners into the World Trade Center and Pentagon on The storm of airplanes will not Sulaiman Abu Ghaith In a homefront Bush accused Congress of leaking infor mation about the global investiga tion into the 11 terrorist attacks in New York and Wash You have a and some members did not accept that Bush He warned lawmakers not to talk about troop In the skies over bombs streaked day and night toward sites connected with the ruling Sources inside the Department of Defense Photo A crew member readies an F14A Tomcat for upcoming flightoperations in of Operation Enduring Freedom on the flight deck of the USS Enterprise Aircraft are being readied for strike missions against alQaida terrorist training camps and military installations of the Taliban regime in The carefully targeted actions are designed to disrupt the use of Afghanistan as a base for terrorist operations and to attack the military capability of the Taliban Taliban said bombs struck around the militias head and the northwest city of Antiaircraft fire and the roar of jets rattled the Four security workers for a United Nationsaffiliated mine clearing operation were killed dur ing Monday nights Rums feld said it wasnt clear whether bombs or Taliban antiair craft fire killed the In an appeal to the United spokeswoman Stephanie Bunker said People need to distinguish between com batants and those innocent civil ians who do not bear Bush was There is one way to shorten the cam paign in Afghanistan and that is for Osama bin Laden and his lead ership to be turned over so he can be brought to he Four weeks after terrorist attacks killed more than and staggered the American were still on The FBI pressed its anthrax investigation in convinced that foul play rather than envi ronmental sources infected one man and exposed a Bush called the death an isolat ed Were on high alert on the governmental but the American people should go about their he Rumsfeld declined to identify the targets of Tuesdays but said Taliban defenses were in Bush called the See OA Ongoing air war daytime strikes On the third day of the offensive in American forces flew during daylight a sign of confidence that the Taliban air defenses are sufficiently Since the strikes began on Sunday more than 80 percent of the targets have been said Air Force General Richard Here are some of Tuesdays Pentagon More than 80 percent of targets destroyed Herat Heavy strikes blasted 1 military sites on the edge of the city and the Kabul Planes flew over the possibly to a known alQalda training controllad by northern alliance Kandahar Planes flew during day and night strikes on the hometown of the Taliban leader Mullah Monami SOURCES Associated Press Department ol Defense AP BY PAULINE JELINEK Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON Displaying the results of military strikes in the Pentagon showed beforeandafter slides Tuesday of a devastated terrorist training an antiaircraft site and an Air Force Richard chairman of the Joint Chiefs of said airstrikes that began Sunday have damaged or destroyed more than 80 percent of targets as the dayandnight cam paign continued As in any military we were not Myers The Pentagon said the slides showed big damage at The G a r m a b a k Ghar a collection of dozens of build ings and other structures MYERS before the strike and a mountainous See OA DAVIS Defense attacks police inquiry BY RON MALONEY Staff Writer JOHNSON Coun ty Medical Examiner Roberto Bayardo testified Tuesday that Kathie Balonis was strangled to death both by hand and with the cord of her electric The knife wounds Balonis sustained were inflicted after she was killed except for one defensive injury on a finger of her left hand she probably sustained when she tried to fight off her Bayardo Bayardo and two New Braunfels police officers testified the eighth day of the second capital murder trial of Jack Warren Davis is accused killing in her apartment on He was convicted for the crime in 1990 and sentenced to life in The conviction was overturned in 1992 because of an allegation of wrongdoing by former Coma Coun ty District Attorney Bill District 22 Judge Charles Ramsay moved the trial to Johnson City because of pretrial If con Davis again will be sentenced to life in Bayardo said he believed the knife wounds on the victim were caused by a single threeinch pock etknife with a blade of an inch This would be such as a Buck knife or a pocket Bayardo Balonis had facial and neck bruis es consistent with manual and lig ature Bayardo Prosecuting attorney Lisa Tanner held up an iron token from the bed room of the Balonis showing the pathologist its electric I concluded it was a perfect match in size and Bayardo Former New Braunfels police detective Mario Guerrero testified physical and blood evidence he collected in the He took the evidence to the Bexar County laboratory and turned it over to Fred Zain in about a dozen trips to the facility late in 1989 and early in he Guerrero was present when offi cers investigated the murder escorted Davis back to his apart ment to change his clothes and then participated in a search of Davis apartment and Guerrero testified that investiga tors went to Davis apartment look ing for essentially three things a knife that might have been used in the underwear or clothing possibly connected to the case or See INSIDE Key Code 76 NBHS grad in command of submarine BY BILL FRISBIE Staff Writer Naval Commander Brian a 1980 New Braunfels High School grad speaks softly and gov erns a big The former Unicorn now commands the USS one of the Navys 18 nuclear powered ballistic missile submarines and part of the Trident fleet consid ered to be one of the nations first lines of The USS Ohio is a big almost 6 0 0 f e u t Mcll vaine said Its almost two football fields to put it in It is almost tons when sub MCILVAINE The 24 change of com mand ceremony at the Naval Undersea Warfare Center in Washington repre sented a line of demarca tion in his Mcllvaine He is now responsible not only for what military officials say is the largest and most powerful submarine ever but also for its 185member Im ultimately accountable See Photo submitted The USS Ohio is shown off the coast of Brian a 1980 graduate of New Braunfels High commands the nuclearpowered
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