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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 10, 2001, New Braunfels, Texas High school football scores NEW BRAUN SATURDAY November 2001 16 pages in 2 sections 313 Serving New Braunfels and Comal County since 1852 50 cents Alliance claims capture of MazareSharif BY STEVEN GUTKIN Associated Press Writer JABAL Afghan istan AP The opposition proclaimed victory Friday over the Taliban in the city of the most sig nificant prize in northern American offi cials confirmed opposition forces were in the city and said fighters of the ruling Islamic militia were The capture of Mazare Sharif would be the biggest success since President Bush launched airstrikes 7 to punish the Taliban for refus ing to hand over Osama bin chief suspect in the 11 terrorist attacks on the United If the opposition can hold the city which in the late 1990s changed hands sever al times and was the site of bloody massacres it would open a land bridge to neigh boring allow a flood of weapons and sup plies to the opposition alliance and give forces their first major stag ing ground in Afghanistan for the In Secretary of State Colin Powell said he couldnt confirm the fall of the But other offi speaking on the condi tion of said it was clear that the opposition had entered MazareSharif and that at least some Taliban troops were on the A senior defense official in Washington said reports from the area indicated that the antiTaliban forces have taken the entire city and that large numbers of Taliban See A day of honor itf Vi hV V An Air Force cadet brings the last of four repre senting each branch of the armed ser to a sin gle placeset ting and chair honoring the veterans who did not come The pre sentation was performed by the Canyon High School AFJROTC Friday at the schools CHRIS HeraldZeitung Weekend events turn patriotic in observance of Veterans Day FROM STAFF REPORTS The 41st Annual Wurstfest will close on Veterans Day the way it opened this year with a patriotic show that will honor those who have served this country in Terry Cavanagh of Alpine Express said his groups set would open in Wursthalle at 8 Sunday with The Star Spangled A patriotic march medley will including the songs of all branches of the United States were going to close it out with God Bless Cavanagh The Wurstfest recognition is only one of a number of events around New Braunfels on Veterans Day and Events begin about 7 Sunday when American Legion Post 35 puts the flags around Main Local veterans organizations will conduct a flag raising cere mony at 11 Sunday at the JESSIE Students at New Braunfels Christian Academy observe a moment of followed by Matthew Feltmann playing Taps Friday after noon in the schools tribute to veterans and Veterans monument in Prince Solms Veterans originally called Armistice was set to recognize the end of World War I on the llth hour of the llth day of the llth month in In the celebration was renamed to honor all Sundays ceremony at Solms Park will honor all living and At the same another this one at the Hidalgo and Our Lady of Perpetual Help cemeteries on Peace will see the establishment of a permanent light to shine on the flag above those That light is the result of a donation by Dominga Coronado in memory of Gregorio and Juan Jose Comal Post 179 of the American 410 Coll invites all veterans mem bers or not and their guests to a celebration and spaghetti luncheon at 1 There is no cost to but the meal will be for Also beginning at 1 author Harold Ward will sign copies of his Dont Go Island Hopping During a from 1 to 3 at Hastings in the New Braunfels See STGCD postpones breakup Election did not get Justice clearance BY RON MALONEY Staff Writer BULVERDE Somewhere in an envelope containing a copy of Texas Senate Bill 2 sits with hun dreds of t h o u sands of other pieces of waiting to be b o m barded with radia tion before it is deliv ered to the Department of That delivery caused by the anthrax scare that has disrupted mail service to federal government has repercussions that are felt in Comal The board of the Southeast Trinity Groundwater Conservation upended in Tuesdays will begin dismantling the district but not quite On advice of attorney Bill Dugat the board canvassed the election but took no action on Thats because the justice depart ment was supposed to preclear the election in accordance witli the Voting Rights Act before it was Preclearance means that the elec tion and the way it would bo con ducted conformed to the Voting Rights STGCD President Stovy Bowlin said the paperwork was filed with the justice department back in August in plenty of time for pre But the Texas Secretary of States which was supposed to inde pendently submit copies of the water districts enabling only submitted one of the two required bills House Bill The last week in a copy of Senate Bill 2 was but it got hung up with other mail stopped Whats Up WHAT Southeast Trinity Groundwater Conservation District meeting WHY to begin dis mantling the district WHEN 15 WHERE Bulverde City Suite 30070 281 See Senator speaks of borderless war at geography lecture event BY BILL FRISBIE Staff Writer Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison told a group of about 300 gathered Friday at Southwest Texas State since knowl edge of other countries has never been more critical even though the United States is fighting an enemy without The featured speaker of the fourth annual Grosvenor Dis tinguished Lecture at LBJ Stu dent Cen Hutchi son discard ed the speech orig i n a 1 1 y penned for the event and instead called on Ameri cans to be patriotic and to avoid isolationist HUTCHISON Before many Americans didnt even know where Afghanistan and now we see that we are inex tricably linked to the future of that Hutchison Its not enough simply to know where a country is but how its borders came to how and why the borders have changed the when and where of its including their eth religion and Hutchison said the terror ists caught the govern ment off Were in uncharted Hutchison We never realized we could lose more people to a terrorist attack than we lost at Pearl Harbor or in the Revolution ary But this is a new The enemy is not clear ly defined by borders but has tentacles all over the including But we will fight not just for a a month or a year but for years to Everyone has a role to play we must be patient and Hutchison defended the counteroffensive in adding that the events of 11 might have resulted from the perception that the was weak by failing to respond swiftly to previous terrorist See INSIDE Key Code 76
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