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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 5, 1983, New Braunfels, Texas Texas Hioroplex Kit oh PageS Texas Baseball Astros Beds 0 Rangers Tigers 2 in Austin next stop on Unicorns By DAVID KING Staff writer ROBSTOWN As the New Braunfels and Robstown baseball teams went through the ritual handshakes after the Unicorns 84 victory the fans bellied up to the ballpark stood and they were cheering for the Cotton whom they had fanatically backed to a 267 But then the chant Unicorns to Unicorns to Unicorns to the Robstown fans It was about as fitting a conclusion as could be found to the Region IV championship which New Braunfels swept with Fridays The two surprisingly similar teams battled and battled back in a confrontation of squads that had beaten paths with pitching and defense in New Braunfels pitching and defense was just a little which is why the Unicorns path now leads to They play in the state semifinals Thursday Joining the Unicorns in Austin will be Snyder of District DeSoto of 6iA and Westlake of The draw for the singleelimination tournament will be announced The Unicorns earned their sweep the hard way Friday winning In front of one of the biggest and loudest high school crowds in South Fans filled all the available bleachers by 7 an hour before game Then they started lining up along the climbing atop the standing on cars on the surrounding And they cheered every foul every just about every One New Braunfels player returned to the dugout after scorirtg a sat down and to no one in those people are something But so were the New Braunfels took a 40 lost Sec Page 12A New Braunfels New Texas 92 111 64 Sections SUNDAY June 50 cents Plane fire cause sought Ohio AP A federal investigator said Saturday the fire on an Air Canada flight that killed 23 people probably was not set and the probe Was focusing on the planes electrical Donald Engen of the National Transportation Safety Board said the FBI had made a preliminary examination of the plane and the tests did hot develop any evidence of sabotage or foul Air Canada spokesman David Pember confirmed Saturday that the and was forced to make an emergency landing Thursday was the same one that lost a Related 3A tail cone during a flight over the Atlantic Ocean in In that in the jet landed safely in Boston with four minor injuries Both incidents related saidi Engen said Investigators were not sure how the firebegan but were concentrating on the earlier assumption that it started in a rear A circuit breaker for the lavatorys electrical system tripped during flight and pilot Donald Cameron tried unsuccessfully to reset Engen Cameron entered the note into the flight but Engen said he did not know if it occurred just before the fire was discovered or earlier in the Engen said the circuit breaker could have been tripped either by a short circuit or by a fire interfering with the electrical But he stressed that the cause of the fire remained Air Canada Flight 797 caught fire en route from Dallas to Toronto Thur sday night and the DC9 made an emergency landing at Greater Cin cinnati Airport in northern The fire spewed smoke and toxic fumes into the Of the 46 people 23 passengers Air Canada officials declined to make the crew available to reporters again These guys have had very little Pember Theyve been through an incredible Later in the and fourcrew membersmet reporters and photographers for a threeminute photo session but made no statements and no questions were Air Canada officials said no questions were allowed because federal in vestigators havent completed in terviewing They said they probably would be made available to reporters when they return to Canada in several On Engen conceded it was possible the fire was started by a lighted cigarette discarded in a lavatory waste But Saturday he said further investigation made that possibility more A physician who helped remove 23 bodies from the fiery jet said another half minute could have meant sur vival for many whose bodies had the cherry red color that in dicates carbon monoxide They were so said James one of several physicians who removed bodies from the burned The closest body was about six feet back from an he Thats how close they were to getting Whether one person See Page 12A Unidentified flying canoe Most canoes that go over Huaco Falls on the Guadalupe River have somebody in Thats not always the as the top photo this group in a raft has a little more luck in Stall photos by Cindy Richardson negotiating the tricky River visitors turned out in force taking advantage of the 300 cubicfootpersecond release at Canyon Decision overdue on Savage By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer Three weeks have come and and there is still no word from At torney General Jim Mattox whether William Dale Savage will be prosecuted further for the deaths of a New Braunfels family of Savage was placed on 10 years probation on April 14 for the death of Ruben Sauceda His commonlaw wife and two children were also struck and killed while walking along Highway A month of community protest over the probated sentence prompted State District Judge order off ice to review the Savage case on May The attorney general said the investigation would take approximately two Will a clerk in the Attorney Generals Public Information said that Arthur one of three lawyers closest to Mattox in staff got the job of reviewing the Upon completion of his Mitchell will make a recommendation to But the final decision rests with and Rogers estimated that announcement would go public no later than June then I just dont have any way of saying for If Mattox does go for another Savages attorney Rick Woods has vowed to take the issue all the way to the Supreme Woods said another trial would place Savage in double jeopardy a constitutional protection against a person being tried twice for the same There will be an automatic change of venue if Savage faces another and Judge Anderson will Judge Robert who presided over the first has excused himself from the End of the line Tax protester killed in Shootout AP A medical examiner said Saturday he had tentatively identified a gun man killed in a Shootout with police as fugitive tax protester Gordon Fahmy Malak said there is a great probability that the man is but positive identification would be impossible until he gets dental records Malak said he made a tentative iden tification based on Kahls general scars from surgery Kahl an old bullet fragment in the left and a description of Kahls dental work given by a daughter of The body believed to be Kahl was found Friday night inside a munitionsfilled concrete house that exploded and burned after police tossed in tear A fatally wounded sheriff fell or stumbled to a door before the fire and was grabbed by a Leonard and Norma tax protesters who owned the house outside Walnut were Prosecution was under the federal harboring FBI agent Daniel Kelly They were charged Saturday with capital murder of the Capita murder in Arkansas may be punished by execution or life imprisonment without a retired North Dakota was wanted in the shooting deaths in February of two miwhils new member of a antitax group called Posse Comltatus and was on probation for a 1977 conviction for failure to file federal income tax Kahl fled and an extensive manhunt Attorney Rodney Webb of said he understood that Kahl had lived in Arkansas from July 1981 to July Malak said the man believed to be Kahl had been shot once In the side of the head with a The probability is great the sheriff shot Malak To be sure we have to match the bullet with the sheriffs gun Kahl was dead before the house Malak Malak said Sheriff Gene died from loss of Matthews was shot Malak once from a rifle fired from more than 3 feet That bullet entered between the flaps of his bulletproof The other from a struck Matthews in the back but was stopped by the I think the sheriff shot Kahl and Kahl shot the said FBI agent Ray McElbaney of Little as far as we is James head of the FBI in said Friday nightAlso at the scene Friday Tom marshal in North Pakota who Pule Inside Todays Weather It will be partly cloudy today with a 30 percent chance of mostly cloudy and partly cloudy again on A chance of afternoonand evening thunderstorms is also on tab for Winds will be from the southeast at1015 mph with the sun setting at Fire victims They had something in common ties to and luck that ran out Thursday A folksinger and three women returning from a Mary Kay Cosmetics outing were among the victims of the disastrous plane fire which took 23 Page FLO strife the Palestine Liberation Organization is fighting but this time its fighting rebels within its own death toll mounts in Syrias Bekaa See Page CLASSIFIED Federal funds brighten Teen Connections future CROSSWORD DEATHS t i i i r i i I i t I wfl I f gNTiPTAINMeNT 11A f 8 KAUglPOSeOPE 148 OPINIONS JA By JACQUELINE SMITH Staff writer Nancy Ney has a big smile on her face these director of Teen Connection a local foster home and alternative school has learned that in federal funds is on the This means that the alternative school portion of Teen which will be housed in the old Zoeller Funeral Home on West San Antonio will be open by mid who plans to have the school open no later than said these money will be used to hire two pay the salary of a payroll clerk and be used for teachers traveling And as if that wasnt enough good news for Teen Ney says her organization has also Just made the first hurdle toward obtaining in federal funds for the foster Alamo Area Council of Govern ments AACOG has sent a favorable report to Department of Health and Human Services con cerning the of federal funds for the foster Ney The Human Resources Division of HHS would be the ageiicy to award the federal should they decide to approve them after recioving AACOGs favorable report on Teen Connections proposed plan for its foster If the in federal money is approved by that means the foster home could be open by December said Ney credits the community with enabling her organization and project to gei off the One of the big reasons we received funding was because we were able to show that we had so much community sup she Theyre federal agencies Im pressed when they see a community so enthusiastic about a community program with som much support and community she Most of the renovation work has been completed to the old funeral home for Teen Ney Theres very little left to do to the Donations and equipment still she en See
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