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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 7, 1983, New Braunfels, Texas                                Texaa or op t Unicorns capture tennis crown See Page 5 Rangers Astros fall to New Braunffels New Texas HeraldZdtuntt 92 69 16 Pages THURSDAY April 25 cents USPS 3778801 Astronauts push up walk in space CAPE AP Two astronauts entered Challengers airlock and put on their million suits eager for an early start on the first spacewalk in nearly a Mission specialists Story Musgrave and Donald Peterson were running about an hour ahead in preparations for the planned EST start of their walk into the shuttles open cargo bay and asked if they could start Mission Control told Commander Paul Weitz the astronauts could ad vance the space stroll by exactly an because at that time they would have good television and radio contact over a Florida ground Such coverage is required by mission rules in case somthing goes wrong at the If you want to shoot for press capsule communicator Guy Gardner told the orbiting ship after Musgrave and Peterson had entered the airlock leading to the cargo bay and begun putting on their If we get ready to prebreathe an hour well do so and let you Musgrave The astronauts must breathe pure oxygen for 3Mi hours to purge their systems of nitrogen that could give them the bends once in All four astronauts were roused by Mission Control playing the theme song from the old TV series F NASA gives each shuttle crew an alphabetical and since this is the sixth Challengers crew is the F Musgrave and Peterson were to slip into the 60footlong cargo bay clad in cumbersome million spacesuits that provide lifegiving oxygen and protect them from radiation and extremes of heat and Weitz and pilot Karol Bobko will monitor from Challengers cabin during the hours the space strollers work testing the suits and the tools and techniques for future satellite service and repair At engineers finned up plans to correct the orbit of the huge communications satellite that went astray after being ejected from the shuttle on They said they would start firing the crafts jet thrusters on Sunday to move it into its intended high orbit over a period of several To prepare for their Musgrave and Peterson thoroughly checked their suits in the ships depressurized airlock on doing everything short of leaving the The checkout was totally nor Musgrave Were all looking forward to Im sure you Mission Control You bet was the as the astronauts relayed television pictures of the cargo bay to the control Peterson said Youre going to see some additional stuff out there The purpose of the test was to pinpoint any troubles in On the fifth flight of the shuttle Columbia in technical problems developed in the suits just hours before two astronauts were to take a See Page 16 Volunteer fireman arrested for arson Garden Ridge suspect located in Alice By DYANNEFRY Staff writer Chief of Police had a busy month of but he didnt get the pleasure of arresting the man charged with setting the January 16 fire at LadshawMiller Development The Jim Wells County Sheriffs Office did Christian originally of San Antoniov was picked up in Alice March19 on a warrant issued by Comal County Peace Justice He is now cooling his heels in the Comal County Peace Justice Harold Krueger set his bond at Garden Ridge Chief Walter Pardaen said Kehl was identified as the prime suspect within three days of the LadshawMiller Finding him was something else At the time of his the 18yearold Kehl had recently become a member of the Alice Volunteer Fire Hes a certified said Comal County Investigator Gilbert He had worked as a volunteer in San Kehls permanent address is 4202 Villarreal said he was also a suspect in two other arson cases which occurred several weeks prior to the LadshawMiller Were not going to file on because theres no While all that was going on in south Par daen answered two suspiciousperson warned away three people soliciting for business purposes within the city and dealt with three traffic two family one burglar alarm call and a few animal Hes just getting used to his having stepped into the police job on After making his report on crime Wednesday Pardaen discussed money matters with the City He wasnt complaining about his rate of pay he knew before he took the job that it wouldnt pay a What Pardaen wanted to know was how much discretion he has over the citys security and law enforcement Coundlmember Keith Richter had drawn up a set of guidelines to answer the chiefs City despite Mayor Betty McGranahans suggestion that they postpone action until the new mayor and place 3 coun cilmember are sworn in Friday I dont see any reason for putting it This is something weve talked about said Coun cilmember Neil The guidelines as approved give Pardaen the right to charge vehicle including parts and moderate on the citys Exxon credit For equipment and he can spend up to without consulting the The policeman had been wondering what he should do if the city car suddenly came in need of a new or a brake Even an oil he probably couldnt be done for He looked happier when the council told him that limit wouldnt be imposed on the credit But he still doesnt think the guidelines cover all For Pardaen isnt sure the Exxon station would have the best prices on gas and The police chief said that sooner or hed be needing a walkietalkie an item that was also listed on his Bob list of Since thats a costly piece of Pardaen is willing to wait and lobby for it when next years budget is drawn WalkiflQ tall Staff photo by John Santer Or climbing as the case may Silhouetted against the a roof worker heads to the top of a downtown building building during a recent repair His silhouette and the electric lines form an interesting geometric Screen and screen again Applications pour in for Hendricks post By JACQUELINE SMITH Staff writer In view of the number of applications quite a few people want Pete Hendricks job although he doesnt want it any Evidently Pete New Braunfels school superintendent didnt tell everybody that it was a very hard quipped school board member Rudy Approximately 40 applications have been said head of the three man committee screening applications for Hendricks And his which also includes Trustees Bob Self and Garland is expecting about that many more 40 between now and April 15 the cutoff date for accepting Reimer who has served as the NBISD superintendent for 17 decided to retire earlier this His which the school board reluctantly accepted on is effective June Hendricks first announced his retirement plans during a school board executive At that trustees asked Hendricks to On the superintendent tendered his final Applications for Hendricks job have come from all over the Reimer The bulk are from Texas but there are several from outofstate such as Missouri and he Hendricks decision to retire was not conntected with the failure of the districts million bond issue February It has nothing to do with the See Page 16 Hemstreet wins Merit scholarship Inside New Braunfels High School student Leslie Hemstreet was among tlie winners of corporatesponsored fouryear Merit Scholarships recently announced by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation This announcement was the first of three the corporation plans to At the conclusion of the 1983 com petition more than high school seniors will have been awarded Merit Scholarships amounting to a total of f IB daughter of Gail plans to pursue a career in either law or She has been quite active while a student at New Braunfels High She is listed as a member of Mu Alpha Circle Arts American Field Service French Student Drama National Honor and Honors She was also an actor and assistant director in a oneact has participated in a UIL oneact play and in UIL ready Hemstreet was also enrolled in UTSAs Gifted and Talented summer Her particular scholarship will come from the Xerox which has an educational aid program that endeavors to recognize and support programs and in stitutions committed to quality More than one million students from secondary schools across the nation entered the current Merit which is the 28th conducted by Approximately participants representing high schools were designated semi finalists last Of ap proximately advanced to finalist The awards that the recently announced winners will receive cover up to four years of college un dergraduate The value of a corporatesponsored fouryear Merit Scholarship ranges from to The average amount received is over four college Winners of these awards plant to enroll in more than 300 private and public colleges and universities where they will receive yearly stipend payments from The awards are funded by 300 company professional unions and trusts that support merit scholarships for finalists who have particular qualifications of interest to the Most of these scholarships are provided for children of company but some are awarded to finalists who live in plant or office See Page 1 Todays Weather Comal County forecast calls for partly cloudy today and and cloudy There is a 30 percent chance of showers a 50 percent chance of thundershowers and a 40 percent chance of showers Winds will be northerly near 15 mph then 1015 mph Sunset will be at and sunrise Friday will be at Chinese Retaliate The Chinese government announced today that all sports and cultural exchanges with the United States would be canceled for the remainder of The announcement comes in the aftermath of the decision to grant political asylum to tennis Hu a move highly criticized by the Sea Page Spurs Sink 76ers Philadelphias hope to tie the alltime mark for most wins in an NBA season 69 went out the window thanks to George who fired in a desperation shot at the buzzer to propel the Spurs past the The loss leaves Philly with 62 wins and only six games to Page 1315 12 TV 2 Rebate By SANDRA JACKSON Staff writer Phone coop has present waiting at annual meeting Guadalupe Valley Telephone headquartered at Smithson has announced that it will return over in prior years profits to its members at its April 14 annual This years profit when coupled with previous bring the coops total refunds to over million in the past five The coop is obligated to return to its members the difference between the companys revenues and as capital requirements In in formation recently released about the a GVTC spokesman We know of no other coop in the nation that has refunded over Included in this profit distribution will be which represents 50 percent of profits for the year plus which represents 25 percent of the profits for the year which represents 25 percent of profits for the year and which represents approximately percent of profits for the years 1975 through An additional will be distributed to some patrons due to a policy not to write any check for less than unless only less than is All amounts needed to make up a minimum of will be applied to each individual customers oldest outstanding capital credit In announcing the action of the board of directors See Page 16 Woman stable after shooting A River Bend woman was in intensive care at McKenna Memorial Hospital Thursday reportedly suffering from a selfinflicted gunshot The victim was picked up by a New Braunfels Emergency Medical Service unit shortly after 9 and the incident was investigated by the Guadalupe County Sheriffs Reports indicated the woman had been shot in the chest with a Hospital personnel reported her to be in stable A burglary suspect picked up Monday night by city police was still in the Comal County jail as of Thursday held in lieu of Another suspect in the same case made his bond and was released City officers arrested Margarito 36 and Gustavo on Eikel Lane Monday after finding what appeared to be a stolen television in their The TV was marked with the name of Ken owner of KC Plumbing at 1162 When officers checked the they found that it had indeed been Police stopped Maldonados car because it mat ched the description of a suspicious vehicle reported in a phone call a few minutes before the said a department The officers were going to take him in for driving without a then found the TV inside the See Page li   

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