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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 19, 2001, New Braunfels, Texas Cougars chase first win NEWER HERALD FRIDAY October 2001 20 pugcs in 2 i LJNG 294 Serving New Braunfels and Comal County since 1852 50 cents Major Developments Thursdays bombardment of Afghanistan involves 80 85 strike including about 70 aboard Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld says victory in Afghanistan will require putting troops on the Officials with alliance fighting Afghanistans Taliban rulers say they are preparing to advance on Afghanistans opposition tells the United States it vehe mently opposes Secretary of State Colin Powells plan to include moderate Taliban representatives in a future Afghan High reward set for anthrax info BY KAREN GULLO Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON Federal investi gators pressed for evidence at research labs and universities that may have access to anthrax and questioned phar macies to see if anyone tried to buy large amounts of antibiotics before the nationwide anthrax As a third television network in New York reported an anthrax exposure and a New Jersey postal worker who may have handled two anthrax letters tested positive for the author ities offered million for information leading to the arrest of those who sent the deadly Once again we call upon the public to assist us in this fight terror FBI Director Robert Mueller said in a joint announcement with Post master General Jack One scenario being explored is whether someone living in the United States might have worked with a See Learning local lore Graveyard tour tells many a curious historical story BY BILL FRISBIE Staff Writer No matter how hard they New Braunfels Garden Club members cannot get rosemary to grow on Eleanor Lindheimers grave in Comal the herb flourishes on the burial site of her husband Ferdi considered the Father of Texas There might not be a log explanation for the but it makes for an interesting Whats Up WHAT Local Lore Tours WHEN 6 Tuesdays and 27 and 30 WHERE Comal Peace Street and New Braunfels Grape Street HOW MUCH At least that is the con sensus of some New Braunfels Parks and Recreation Department who will be digging up historical tidbits during the citys first Haunted Local Lore Tours at two local Starting the onehour jaunts are sched uled for 6 each Satur day and Tuesday in Octo The 20 and 27 tours start at Comal while the 23 and 30 tours start at the New Braunfels The idea is to have hauntingly good time this Halloween while learning about some of the noteworthy people buried in local parks and recreation superinten dent Cathy Flocke Photo illustration by JESSIE Tales of the citys like Prince Solms and Ferdinand are the sub ject of the New Braunfels Parks and Recreation Departments Local Lore which will take place at 6 Tuesdays and Saturdays in local Both cemeteries repre sent a cultural lifestyle that is very unique and rare and not typically found among other South ern especially in Flocke At the same the ceme teries contain a lot of sym bols and types of head stones that are unique to Its not meant to be but the cemeteries provide more of an atmos pheric environment for this type of tour that tells about the history and culture of this commu The cost is per per and an adult must accompany children See Illinois murder suspect detained in New Braunfels BY RON MALONEY Staff Writer An 18yearold Illinois man wanted in connection with four murders in that state was held in Comal County Jail on million New Braunfels police Tony Celli said Kevin Clayton and officer Joseph Tovar arrested Timothy Rodriguez at Thursday at the juvenile pro bation office located on Mill Rodriguez was questioned by detective Bob Parchman and taken to the Comal County Jail to await extra He is held four murder Celli An Illi nois judge set a million bail figure No oth er information was available ou the Illinois murders Thursday Celli said detective Jim Roberts of the police department contacted New Braunfels police shortly before noon to tell them Rodriguez was in the area and was Illinois investigators set up a ruse so that who is on probation for a previous juvenile would go in to the Comal County Juve nile Probation While Celli secured the parking Clayton and Tovar arrested Rodriguez without incident as he walked into the Illinois officials would release little information about Rodriguez on Thurs day Were looking for other suspects as Roberts He would not say any thing City board elects Miller new president BY BILL FRISBIE Staff Writer Fouryear New Braunfels resident Monroe Miller was elected president of the New Braunfels Infrastructure Improvement Corpora The sevenmember body recommends and oversees dis tribution of tax dollars desig nated for area former president of a New Jerseybased membrane technology succeeds former President John who did not reapply for the Miller currently manages a personal portfolio composed of small business equities and real estate prop Bill Morton and Harvey Hunter were reelected as vice president and Gale one of the boards newest mem was elected The city council appoints board members to twoyear Earlier this the council appointed PospLsil and Sylvia while re appointing Morton and Ray The board decided to wait until January before consid ering budgetary allocations and whether it will set limits on the types of projects to be Until Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Com merce President Michael Meek and City Financial Offi cer Chet Ixjwis will develop a proposal specifying how funds can bo This will probably take the shape of giving guidelines as to where some of the funds should be Thin could develop into some type of a policy or manage ment tool that the board can It certainly pre clude members from making whatever recommendation they see HH an appropriate use of Health officials stress early detection JESSIE Mamography technologist Brenda McKinnis moves Angela Sands into postition for a mammogram at McKenna Memorial Breast cancer battle focuses on regular mamrnograms BY ANN COUSIN HeraldZeitung Correspondent All women are encouraged to recognize the importance of early breast cancer detection by participating in National Mammography Day October is recognized as Related National Breast Cancer Awareness Basel Dabas of Oncology Walnut is a board certi fied medical He urges all women to have mammograms and personal screenings for breast Women should not be See Where to Go The Community Council of South Central Family Planning Program is helping educate women and their families about the impor tance of early detection of breast The local family planning clinic offers free mamrnograms to women who Call the clinic at 625 3471 for INSIDE Key Code 76 ;