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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 10, 1983, New Braunfels, Texas                                Texas Toxr Qlrtotrack twimt eye regional meets Texas Baseball Houston 0 4 LoeatBwetoefl NBA Scores FrmfaHckattura NB 0 Danvw Heualbn 108 Canyon 0 Sen Antonio 111 New Braunfels New Texas HeraldZdtung 71 fifiParwMS dSortinnc SUNDAY April 50 cents 92 71 66 Sections USPS 377880 Challenger ends successful voyage EDWARDS AIR FORCE AP ship 2 in Americas spacefaring came home Saturday from a breakin flight of million More than cheered the pinpoint landing on a sun splashed desert Paul a retired Navy and Air Force Karol Bobko guided the ship to a centerline on time to the predicted It was 42 seconds after in Astronauts Story Musgrave and Donald Peterson were only passengers for the final phase of Challengers 80orbit which would have been an unqualified success had not a satellite gone astray after it was ejected from the Musgrave and Peterson spent 3 47 minutes in the ships open cargo bay on making the first spacewalk in nine years as they practiced techniques that will be needed when the shuttle goes up to retrieve and repair The foursome left the shuttle a half hour after landing and walked around the which appeared little worse for Challenger is one hell of a flying said at a post landing ceremony attended by George Deukmejian of Being here today and having you folks be here kind of makes us feel a little bit like the Academy we stand up front and take all the bows and Bobko called the flight a fantastic voyage and Musgrave added We hope we have started another era in the space program by getting Challenger off to a good And Peterson We had really a good We had a really fine We really enjoyed our The problem that marred Challengers debut lay not with the spacecraft but with its The million Tracking and Data Relay Satellite carried aloft by Challenger was ejected properly at the end of the ships seventh orbit on launch But the satellites attached rocket did not fire long for reasons yet unex and the TDRS went into a misshapen James head of the shuttle said that a North American Aerospace Defense Command camera in New Mexico was able to photograph the rocket at the moment it failed a tremendous help to the team investigating the The photograph presumably was taken when the rocket was miles from Earth miles short of its The satellite story is likely to have a happy Space agency engineers plan to use pounds of See Page 12A Heres to your health Ounce of prevention stressed by groups ByDYANNEFRY Staff writer There was a definite doityourself theme about this years Comal County Health Thats not a new of Helping people to help themselves has always been one of the fairs main Held annually at Canyon High this cooperative event offers free free advice and a chance to detect individual health problems before they get The volunteer doctors and public health nurses were back again this screening for oral diabetes and hearing The American Cancer Society was running its com puterized risk The Noon Lions were offering an eye test and just for a pair of tri dimensional glasses which made a grossly oversized photo of a house fly look like it might just jump off the Those tests help a person recognize when he needs to seek medical But there was it an increasing amount of emphasis on preventable factors over which the individual has almost total And why not A Texas Department of Health survey showed lifestyle to be a 48percent factor in the overall death Hereditary such as diabetes or a predisposition to heart added up to 26 Environmental hazards account for and medical or lack is a mere 10 That certainly indicates that its largely up to us to make the best of what weve Smoking was not at all popular with Health Fair The antitobacco sentiment was very strong even in the grammarschool poster The theme was What does good health mean to you Dont Itll kill admonished several illustrating their claims with some creative art One warned against dipping as and junk food was criticized by its The Texas Safety Association passed out brochures in favor of seat and against drunken driving backing its display with related clippings from the New Braunfels HeraldZeitung and other area The Oakridge 4H Club provided a sideline to that with its KISS Keep Infants Seated Safely The besides testing vision and supplying materials for the diabetes were showing a film on drug Its directed toward Would you believe as early as elementaryschool age Fourth or fifth graders said first vice president Bill shaking his I until I read the material See Page 12A Annexation heads City Council agenda Annexation questions took their share of space on Monday nights City Council A public hearing on historiclandmark designation of the Clemens Faust Bank Building most recently known as Ye Olde Music Shoppe will open the meeting at in the City Council cham Then council will hear a status report on its effort to annex two strips along Krueger Lane and FM and will hear the Planning and Zoning Commissions ideas on annexing territory east of A new state law requires any city contemplating annexation to hold a hearing inside the area to be City Manager has asked permission of General Por tland owner of the Krueger Lane and Leonie who owns land along the 1863 Delashmutt said last Wednesday that GPI had answered his giving permission for a but that he hadnt yet heard from Council at an earlier meeting had asked the Planning and Zoning Commission to look at an nexing the FM 306 which the commission did on April Considering their work now in progress on the citys subdivision and the fact that a district voting system is soon to be sent for approval by the Department of com missioners werent too enthusiastic about the Council will consider an emergncy ordinance to install traffic controls on certain as requested by the residents of those It will also be checking out a citizens complaint regarding curb damage by contract work as well as reports of a drainage problem in the 900 block of North Walnut Also on the agenda are Adjustments in the salaries of the City Municipal Judge and City A resolution providing emergency funds to the Landa Recreation so that it can keep Recreatinn Center open until the city hires a recreatfon coordinator as agreed last A work contract with the Comal County Developmental Training Center for park main Rules and guidelines for compliance with a federal law that encourages cogeneration and small power Amendments to leases on airport A request to hold a Cat Club show in the local Civic DYANNE FRY Pedernales Posse selects outlines goals David Way tells Dorris Brown to look up during a glaucoma screening Staff photo by Cindy Richardson By SANDRA JACKSON Staff writer Members of the Pedernales Posse held their first roundup Saturday in Marble Organizing to try to gain control of the Pedernales Electric the posse is the brainchild of Bill editor of The a weekly newspaper based in Marble About 200 people attended the held at Marble Falls High They spent most of their time getting and elected Kyle businessman Jim Dwyer as their official Dwyer had challenged Burnett for a place on the PEC board last year as a writein but was Collier said the vast majority of those attending were from Marble Falls and two communites on Lake LBJ Horseshoe Bay and Granite An attempt was made to get a group captain appointed for each one of the seven PEC Captains were appointed for five but the Canyon Lake area which is served by PEC was one of the two without a We feel good about this areas representation Marble Collier The problem is to get as many people active in other he Some of the goals of the group Include Producing enough proxy votes at annual and special PEC meetings to elect directors and ad visory directors from a posse Opposing the rate increase recently requested by Opposing the PECs Texland Forcing the cooperative to conform to the Texas Open Meetings and Open Records acts by rewriting its Simplifying participation by members in the business affairs of the We will be having things to say about Collier He also stated that the group intends to formally intervene in both the PEC temporary and permanent rate increase Our major effort right now is to get enough proxies for the June 20 PEC election to get our people elected to the Collier Jail preparations County to handle bond issue details By JACQUELINE SMITH Staff writer Early preparations for the countys May 7 bond election are on the agenda of Commissioners Court Meeting at their usual time and place 10 first floor of the Courthouse commissioners plan to appoint election officials and judges for the bond Last week the court officially called for the bond which is needed to pay for a new county According to a federal lawsuit the county is required to have a new jail ready for oc cupancy by The countys bond election which is for million will be four days after an million bond election called by the New Braunfels In dependent School NBISDs election is according to school to meet the districts population growth and upgrade current When Commissioners Court set the amount for the countys bond it eliminated the choice of building the jail downtown as was wanted by the New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce and Downtown Merchants Instead the court last week decided to put a single floor facility on one of the three sites recommended by the jail site selection These three include a 12acre tract off Hanz Drive between Loop 337 and Gruene Road a 9acre tract off Water Lane adjacent to Loop 337 between West San Antonio Street and IH 35 and a acre tract on See Page 12A Todays Weather It will be sunny and warmer today and turning clear and cool Winds will be south to southwest at 1015 mph The high today will be near with a low tonight in the low Mondays high will be in the low PUBLIC Tornado kills three in wake of storms By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Ploodwaters closed off part of a major highway and prompted new evacuation warnings Saturday after storms claimed 11 lives and forced people to flee in Louisiana and A tornado in Florida killed three President who telephoned Louisiana Dave Treen and Mississippi William Winter on pledged financial aid for areas awash after four days of The flooding forced authorities at dusk to close a watercovered section of Interstate Louisianas main eastwest near the Mississippi Other highways were and dozens of bridges remained closed while inspectors checked for stress from The evacuees in Louisiana and in Mississippi have begun returning But residents of a New Orleans suburb and one of the fastest growing areas of the were asked to leave Saturday because their turn had come to fight the waters of the raging Pearl The river was expected to crest around noon Sunday at the town of Pearl and the crest was not expected to pass Slidell until National Weather Service hydrologist Bob Stucky See Page ISA   

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