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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - July 9, 1982, New Braunfels, Texas Air collision Navy investigating fatal training crash CORPUS CHRISTI AP It may take investigators six months to determine the deadly mistake that sent two Navy training planes hurtling into each Navy officials The Beechcraft T44A turboprops collided in flight Thursday and fell in flames into a grain killing two in structors and four student pilots aboard the Its like putting together a said Mary a spokeswoman for the Naval Air Training Joseph the Nueces County Medical said the badly burned bodies of five men and a woman were pulled from the twisted wreckage that landed on either side of a mobile The Navy withheld the identity of the victims until it could notify next of An onsite inventory of the scattered over a oneeighth mile was completed Thursday and small pieces were taken to a hangar at the Corpus Christ Naval Air Station for use in the Wilson Larger metal pieces will be analyzed for stress and metal fatigue at an engineering she she also are reviewing voice transmissions recorded before the Assistant Fire Chief Irwin said witnesses said one plane came apart in the air and the other was mostly intact when it hit the exploded and burst into It just It exploded two or three said Elena who could see one of the planes crash from her home 200 yards a It was like slow It was like a The plane dove straight down to the said Nina who saw one of the planes Navy crash trucks put foam on the burning wreckage and extinguished the fire said The planes are propellerdriven aircraft the Navy uses to train advanced said Ensign Jeff He said the collision was two miles south of Cabanis an auxiliary landing site south of the air He said the field is used for touchandgo landing training for T44A student An NAS spokesman said both planes were operating under visual flight rules and without positive radar The collision was the worst air crash involving naval aircraft at Corpus Christi since 1957 when nine persons died in a seaplane crash near Justice rejecting many states voting plans By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Twentytwo states need federal government approval to reshape all or part of their congressional and state legislative districts to conform to the 1980 and the Justice Department has rejected or forced changes in these electoral plans in record Georgia and Mississippi have sued in federal court for the right to draw their own congressional lines after their plans were turned down under provisions of the recently renewed Voting Rights Act of and many other states are clashing with the federal So far in this review we have rejected more than we did in the complete review in the 70 census and were only halfway says Justice Depart ment spokesman John Some state officials say there is con fusion about what the Justice Depart ments standards but Wilson says the reason plans are being rejected is simple They discriminate against Under the Voting Rights extended for 25 years in a White House signing ceremony June areas found to have discriminated in the past must have Justice Department approval of election law changes before they can go into The preclearance designed to prevent states from limiting minority officeholders through gerrymandering or by making it hard for minorities to covers all of nine states South Texas and Virginia in the plus Arizona and Alaska and parts of 13 According to Carl who tracks reapportionment cases for the Justice Department in as of this week new congressional districts have been approved in some cases after challenges and negotiation in North New New Florida and Georgia and Mississippi are appealing the Justice Department challenges to federal district and federal judges redrew district lines following challenges in South Carolina and A review of Hawaiis proposed lines is Michigan and Idaho have not submitted plans Alaska Dakota one and Wyoming will have only congressman elected at A decade only Georgia and New York saw their Congressional plans The situation at the state legislative level is even less according to with approval for both houses of the again following objections in some achieved in only nine states South North New Virginia and William Bradford assistant attorney general for civil said the department has found little evidence of intentional In most the legislatures did not set out to draw discriminatory he said in a recent in many the legislative process resulted in plans that had a diluting effect on minority voting without we have found state authorities to understand our concerns and be willing to meet Pot study Penalties for marijuana use too report says WASHINGTON AP Eliminating criminal penalties probably would not increase use of but it could save society money and effort in trying to enforce ineffective says a National Academy of Sciences The report recommending an end to criminal sanctions for private use was attacked not only by the but also by the head of the both fearing that such an action might en courage drug The released by the academy Thursday without the fanfare that often accompanies similar questioned the effectiveness of present law enforcement policies con cerning An 18member committee of experts said decriminalization of individual use would save law legal and social costs related to arresting persons a year on marijuanarelated While the committee did not call for legalizing it proposed eliminating criminal penalties for personal possession or use of small amounts of pot and possibly replacing them with civil sanctions such as Despite all levels of government spending hun dreds of millions of dollars each year trying to stop the the group an estimated 55 million Americans have tried The effectiveness of the present federal policy of complete prohibition falls far short of its goal preventing said the The National Institute on Drug Abuse which sponsored the fouryear rejected the conclusions of the report and said it would not consider implementing William the NIDA disagreed with the conclusion that decriminalization would not encourage increased Pollin said removing criminal penalities might be interpreted as meaning marijuana was now considered A NIDA Carol said there is concern that decriminalization would have serious and tragic health effects among young New studies show that daily use of marijuana among teen agers is declining under the present partly because of health Sussman we conclude that the present system Frank president of the prestigious also disagreed with the committees conclusions in his cover letter to the saying the group had gone beyond its charge in making such valueladen Louis chair man of the said he was surprised at the reaction to the Commenting in Science Lasagna said the conclusions were not radical and noted that the committee acknowledged that marijuana was a harmful Lasagna noted that the conclusions by his committee were similar to those of the National Commission on Marijuana and Drug Abuse in its 1972 Iran wants to hike production Austria AP Ministers of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries met today in an emergency effort to agree on how much oil each member may Iran promised a stormy session by demanding a bigger share of the Delegates from Saudi the worlds biggest and Irans enemy in the nearly 2yearold Per sian Gulf rejected the idea that Iran be allowed to exceed its production We oppose U said Iraqi Oil Minister Kasim Hassan Our aim and aspiration is for all member countries to achieve their agreedupon It was the OPEC ministers second emergency meeting of Conference sources said the cartel would likely reaffirm its current production ceiling and leave its pricing system un changed at the barrel Shortly after arriving for todays Iranian Oil Minister Mohammed Gharazi said Iran would not abide by its production limit of million barrels a and would press for a higher Gharazi said Iran hoped to increase its production to 3 million barrels a day from the currrent level of about and that Saudi Arabia would have to compensate for that increase by cutting its Gharazi did not say when Iran expected to reach the higher He told reporters he still approves of OPECs overall production ceiling of million barrels a but is seeking a change in Irans We accept the but we dont accept our he That is pur i While two key oil ministers urged earlier this week that produc tion quotas remain Venezuelas Humberto Calderon Berti has threatened to break his countrys limit if others continued to exceed Awaiting adoption This puppy and kitty arent necessarily a package but they do look happy You can adopt either or or any other dog or cat at the New Braunfels Animal Shelter at 1920 Staff photo by Cindy Ricliardson Kuehler The shelter also announced a reduction in the veterinary costs charged those who adopt The which includes rabies and DHL 3 cjty license and boarding is Thousanddollar taxicab fare leaves Algerian couple broke ODESSA AP Two Algerian tourists say they were taken for a ride a 15hour odyssey across Texas in a What began as a leisurely cab trip from the airport to a relatives home turned into a mind boggling tour of the Lone Star Then they were asked for the The tab was for the trip from Houston to with detours to Galveston and Kheira and Mhamed Mahcllem had hailed the cab to take them from Houston Intercontinental Ai rport to Mahellems brother in this West Texas The who speak little said they thought Odessa would be only a short ride from the airport perhaps a fare not 500 miles to the So they hailed a cab and told the driver where they were The cab driver said he wasnt exactly sure where Odessa So he drove to the West Texas city via Galveston and Galveston is a Gulf Coast island city about 50 miles southeast of Dallas is 240 miles north of Houston and 350 miles east of The journey left the Mahallems Algerian government regulations prohibit travelers from taking more than each out of the the Otli Mahallem xmi tin Iii told in in acopyright story Thursday that she and her husband gave the driver all of their She said the couple had left Algeria and flew to Paris June They arrived in Houston July When Kheira Mahallem found her Abdelkader was n6t at she decided to take a cab and surprise the Rather than wait several hours for him to return from the Mahallems decided to take a cab and surprise She was very excited and wanted to see her Rosemary Kouider They had been flying all day from Algeria to Paris to New York to and were But the Algerian couple became frightened after several hours in the Where is where is Odessa they repeatedly asked the The Odessa couple said they told tlu driver they could not possibly afford to pay him for cab The cab driver settled for and left after Kouiders threatened to call the OAKWOOD MOBILE HOMES New Single Wides From New Double Wides From All Homes and Tied Down Within 2OO Miles FREE 1722 Austin San 78218 Anyone Can Operate its so One easy tug to close your shades and drapes against the summer sun 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