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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 3, 1982, New Braunfels, Texas Dallas MHoh womble BOX Weslaco woman walked away from demolished plane Whats left of Mary Pattie Butters plane on Bear Creek Road By DYANNE FRY Staff writer Police said Mary Pattie Butters was lucky to be alive after tangling her Cessna 180 in the cedar trees off Bear Creek Road Thursday Her husband Tom said it wasnt just luck Butters owed her life She made her own he said in a telephone interview from his wifes room at McKenna Memorial She set the airplane down so even though she lost the she was able to walk away with just a few I will trade a pile of airplanes as big as a mountain for that little he The 48yearold pilot was still under observation at McKenna Friday Shed been taken there by the Emergency Medical Service that mor after being let off at the New Braunfels Police Department by a friendly motorist who passed her walking on Bear Creek She had spent a wet night in the getting by on emergency equipment salvaged from the awesome wreckage of the The right wing was com pletely detached from the the left bent parallel to the Both wheels had come The nose was almost severed from the a mishappen propeller making contact with the ground in front of the Behind a 50foot line of broken trees showed the way it had come The time has been estimated between 10 and 1 No one seems to know for If Butters was wearing a she may have been too busy to look at She spent the night sleeping under a cedar sitting under one of those space her husband When day she laid pieces of the plane in a nearby where they could easily be seen from the then walked toward the marking her trail with pieces of orange plastic tied to tree It was referred to as a crash in Fridays But Butters said his wifes plunge through the brush was actually an emergency landing forced by weather She was trying to get to Houston from the couples home in when she ran into unforecast rain and said himself a smallcraft She headed for the San Antonio hoping to land there until it blew but lost all visibility over Corhal While trying to get under the she reportedly dropped the craft too It was a choice of running it into the side of a hill or setting it down in the See Page 12A New Braunfels New Texas 194 64 Sections SUNDAY October SO cents lUSPS 377880 Tylenol death toll now at 7 CHICAGO AP Responding to a plea from the frightened residents began turning in bottles of Tylenol to police stations Saturday as authorities found a seventh victim of a killer who planted cyanide in ExtraStrength Tylenol cap As the trail of poison continued to cyanide also turned up in an unpurchased bottle of the capsules that was pulled from the shelves of a suburban drugstore as part of the That means bottles containing tainted capsujei of the pain relieyer had been for sale in at least four stores in the Chicago Paula a 35yearold flight was found dead Friday night in her seventhfloor apartment on the citys Near North the first victim from within the Chicago city limits instead of the A few steps from her body was a 24capsule bottle of ExtraStrength Tylenol she had purchased at a nearby Walgreens Drug Police officials said the Tylenol in her possession contained deadly doses of and Cook County Medical Examiner Robert Stein said the autopsy showed she died of acute cyanide The death of Miss Prince forced authorities to expand the scope of their search because the adulterated fcapsule came from yet a third batch of ExtraStrength identified as lot The first two batches that were lots MC2880 and were recalled nationwide by the McNeil Consumer Products a subsidiary of Johnson The Food and Drug Administration has urged consumers nationwide not to use any Extra Strength Tylenol capsules for the time and Chicago officials urged that all Tylenol products be removed from shelves See Page 12A Friendly foes They badly want to beat each but when the game ended Friday with Unicorns on New Braunfels and Canyon players and fans showed a great deal of The two pic tures at left could be A Tale of Two Locker Top in an unusual Unicorn head Staff photos by John Senter coach Jim Streety compliments the Cougars in the visitors dressing room at Unicorn Stadium for their valiant effort in a losing Lower he rejoins the Unicorn dressing where jubilation Canyon head coach Troy Burch congratulates Unicorn assistant Bob 6 Money in the bank Utilities ready for sewer plant expansion Inside By DEBBIE TURNER Staff writer Spending Friday morning in Austin listening to complicated dos and donts didnt lessen Utilities General Manager Bob Sohns enthusiasm one In hes even more excited about the million federal grant to expand the Kuehler sewage treatment Were way ahead of the Sohn We have our certification for the new plant from the Environmental Protection Weve got the money in the We have all the We own all the property where the expansion will And our Hunter will lead us all the Theyre very familiar with federal So were just in fine Sohn Utilities got the news Thursday that the city of New Braunfels had moved from the contingency to the f undable portion of a Texas Department of Water Resources draft priority The based on a 515percent is for a capacity expansion of the existing KueWer sewage treatment The project carries a M million price tag miMion or which witt come from Uncle thanks to a WW bond Utilities has its 25 percent million sitting in the Step one of the grant process was a feasibility to prove to the Department of Wato Resource that the project was truly to communityThe funding news pud for the facility Sohn Step two was to complete the design and actual drawings of the facility and then step three was the bidding and construction Since the Friday the rules have slightly They told those of you who have completed step go ahead and apply for step When thats well give you an allowance for step In other we pay for step Sohn That wont present a problem for Well simply use the money we have allocated already to fund step and then when the money for step three well get it the general manager At the Thursday Utilities board of directors San McKenzie with Hunter Associates said that field investigations and process designs were We are now going into the structural design of the individual and by we should have all the drawings completed and be able to advertise for bids by the first of the Another bit of news Friday concerned the final and its subsequent After the project is its evaluated and given a Volume Engineering Sohn and our engineers will train the needed and are put in charge of the plants operation for one This is an EPA requirement and is 75 percent The Austin meeting carried a solemn Sohn They made it cant fund any project for any amount over that was not even 10 1 Cxwfyy forecast calls for i cloudyand waifn a slight chance I of thun owlra It will bejjfair and ild tonight and warm wjU northeast 1AllL light Breweri againi TWQ Colorado men charged in Gulf Oil extortion case HOUSTON AP Two men have been charged in Arizona in connection with a threat to blow up a Gulf Oil Chemicals refinery if the company did not pay ex tortionists several million the FBI said FBI Spokesman Johnie Joyce said Theodore Duane and Michael Allen both of were arrested at a service station in Apache late Friday Joyce said the investigation of the threat to Gulfs Cedar Bayou plant in Baytown is Magistrate Morton Sitver set bond at million for each man at a Saturday af ternoon appearance in a Phoenix courtroom Neither man entered a Given the incredibly serious nature of the charge and the belief that they represent great danger to public health and were asking for million bail for each said Assistant Attorney Phil The two were returned to jail immediately after they were Both men refused comment about the saying they would wait until they had legal Worth asked for a court appointed McKinney said he would decide later whether to ask that a lawyer be Sitver set a preliminary hearing See GULF Page 12A MoPac want to close NB station It doesnt look good for the agency stations of the Missouri Pacific Railroad in New Braunfels and The Texas Railroad Com mission has received a request from Missouri Pacific for permission to close the two agency and serve shippers in those towns through a San Antonio customer service But before a railroad can close or move its agency in a particular the Railroad Commission must determine that the public will not be adversely If an agency change or closure is a public hearing will be set in the affected If no protest is the Commission will consider the application at a hearing in Cities or members of the public who wish to protest the proposed agency must do so by letter to the director of the Commissions Transportation Capitol Box TX 787U Protests must be received by the Commission no later than part of the Missouri Pacific request is authority to discontinue its mobile agency now serving and and serve these areas through the same San Antonio service
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