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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 1, 1983, New Braunfels, Texas Assailant wounds local woman after breaking into apartment By DYANNE FRY Staff writer Police are considering filing felony charges against a man who broke into the apartment of a New Braunfels woman at this shot and beat and then shot Joni Gilliland of Vista Del Sol apart ments was in stable condition at McKenna Memorial Hospital at press after undergoing surgery for a gunshot Her assailant was transferred to San Antonios Methodist and a hospital spokesman said he was in stable condition when he We dont want to release his name right now because were investigating the possibility of filing felony charges on said a spokesman from the police departments criminal investigative He believes that Gilliland knew the Investigators hadnt had a full report from the victim as of midmorning but they did have statements from two The police spokesman said the intruder broke a entered Gillilands apartment and assaulted her with a He then chased her out of the caught up with her at another apartment in the same complex and beat her When the suspect saw the police he turned his weapon on the investigator hold Ita flbfcr drive to help feed famiuw We were overwhelmed with yottf response Hat v ind were hoping i will continue in Aa mentioned we are accepting cash or nonperishable food The goal is to provide a Christinas dinner to local families who might Hot have one without your ywtfi jfttflMWvr rather ambttioui this We were to feed 60 families with the motfey and food donated last and thin year we were hopihg to Inmise that to We need and appreciate your You can tiring contributions to our office at 186 Casteil or mail a monetary tribution to PO Drawer New Names of contributors will be published Pickup of donated food items can be made by contacting Circulation Manager Don We received an anonymous donation Of on bringing the total so far to we appreciate your New Braunfels Herald New Texas 92 239 16 Pages THURSDAY December 25 cents USPS 377880 Shuttle creates spacelight show Handson Canyon High student assitant Jeth Fogg helps Frazier Elementary students conduct an experiment in the canyon chemistry The students are from Elizabeth Clayton Ford and Jimmy and science teacher David Gyure is in the photo Hoping to spark an early interest in Gyure invites fourthand fifthgraders to the lab once a The students are in Cindy Fraunhofers SAGE SPACE Houston AP Spacelabs astronauts created an artificial aurora generating a brilliant display of lights by firing bursts of gases and electron beams into the darkness of space to learn more about the atmospheric veil that envelops the exclaimed astronaut Robert Parker as he watched a series of blue flashes bounce thousands of miles along Earths magnetic exclaimed scientists on the ground watching a live television picture of one of the tests transmitted from the orbiting shuttle Parker and Ulf working in the Spacelab science station in Columbias cargo triggered beams of electrons and ionized argon gas from accelerators outside the zipping them into a highlycharged field of plasma at an altitude of 155 Other shuttle instruments measured the affect of the experiment on the especially on the formation of the manmade aurora borealis the northern lights generated when enormous amounts of energy frprirthe sun saturate Earths protective curtain of magnetic and pour through magnetic openings above the North Mission scientist Rick observing at a control center at the Johnson Space Center explained The experiment is probing how particle beams interact with atmospheric which is important in understanding the auroral The crew fires the beams up the magnetic field and those beams bounce off the opposite hemisphere and come back to the shuttle along the field he That will give us an idea of the shape and length of the magnetic The firings might be seen by people on Earth as a bright flash in a clear night but because the firings are not on a set sightings would be Chappell said the results could lead to a better understanding of how atmospheric energy disturbs shortwave radio communications and influences the exclaimed astronaut Robert Parker as he watched a series of blue flashes bounce thousands of miles along Earths magnetic weather on The astronauts planned several tests of the device over many parts of the globe during the remainder of the In an earlier calibration test of the device on astronaut Owen Garriott described the lights as bright They form a semi hemispherical glow in a bluish Byron Lichtenberg and pilot Brewster Shaw form the Blue Team in the flights twoshift roundtheclock Merbold and commander John Young make up the Red vMerbOid first European to fjyon a U The accelerators used in the light experiment were developed by Tatsuzo a University of Tokyo It is one of scores of in ternational experiments from 14 nations carried on this first flight of the Europeanbuilt a billiondollar During this third day of the planned nineday the astronauts continued experiments started earlier in biomedical metals processing and Earth They also focused a powerful Germanmade metric camera on the gathering images that scientists hope will map portions of the planet never before properly The with is taking pictures of the surface with a resolution of 32 much See Page 16 Ballot language Yes vote means no to late drinking hours Its up to the people of New Braunfels to say how months but the question should read something late they want their bars to stay City Council Are you in favor of repealing ordinance decided Monday night to put it on the April election which allows liquorlicensed establishments to obtain 2 serving permits Inside It was going to come to a public one way or If the council hadnt taken the action it a group of local bar owners was ready to file a petition which would have forced a Several council members said that it really didnt matter how they did it that the people would decide in the But City Attorney John Chunn said it might have made a difference in the wording of the Two members of the council wanted to go ahead and pass an ordinance repealing the present late night drinking and let the bar owners file their The majority chose to defeat the ordinance and call the special election When the voters come to the polls in Chunn theyll basically be voting on the same or dinance that City Council voted down Monday He wont come up with the final wording for some A for vote will abolish latehours Close all the bars at A vote against will I like things the way they Until council was well on the way to repealing the latehours ordinance of its own Had they gone ahead with a third and full reading of the then the April vote would have been to repeal the ordinance repealing Chunn The city ran into a similar situation last when a group of citizens opposed to fluoridated water demanded a vote to revoke that portion of the city Since the charter already provided for the ballot asked citizens if they were in favor of revoking Those who wanted fluoride had to vote and those who didnt want it had to vote DYANNE FRY Minor injuries reported in wrecks on citys rainslick streets roads are believed to have been a factor in tbrw rushhour accidents timt occurred in New Braunfels Thursday Two of the mishaps involved ambulance but all the victims were treated and released at McKenna Memorial woman and her baby were taken to McKenna after being involved in an accident at W 35 and Mistletoe at Another sroashup occurred at the top of the hill on Fredericksburg Road at 7 injuring a 46yearold The mornings first accident report came from San Antonio and Walnut at No injuries from that Police officers hadnt filed full reports on any of these accidents as of press time ONLY 21 SHOPPING DAVS 1958 United Feature Inc Todays Weather Comal County forecast calls for partly cloudy today and tonight with a 40 percent chance of Northeasterly winds at MM5 mph shifting o easterly winds at 10 mph Friday with 80 percent chance of Sunset will be at while sunrise will be at PfayoffFevor Are the New Braunfels Unicorns ready for Fridays regional final with Fredericksburg Head coach Jim Strwty is worried they might be too Sif i CROSSWORD HQRPSCGPH OPINIONS M i r t WiATHiR i 12 Bogus bank officials come calling again By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer The phone You pick it up and the man on the other end says an error was made on your bank deposit this But I didnt make a bank deposit this you and the phone goes Thats what happened to at least one Texas Commerce Bank customer The bank employee scam appears to be back in police and bank officials said Wed Nelson security officer at Texas and New Braunfels detective Ray Douglas worked through the afternoon on various but came up empty The person who called about a deposit error claimed to be a bank Kohlenberg Another customer was contacted Wednesday afternoon by someone claiming to be a bank That caller asked what his bank balance when he received his last and asked the customer to come to the Motor The caller said thered been a error on the Kohlenberg The customer got started asking and the caller promptly See Page 16 DPS brass meet Highway patrolman Robert Butlers first meeting with Depart ment of Public Safety Director James Adams 18 never oc He got a second chance The meeting was between his attorney Harris Butler and DPS public information officer David Wells said What was said will be reviewed by the with a decision for thcoming on Butlers DPS Wells declined to give any sort of timetable for that formerly stationed in Comal was suspended without pay 18 after he failed to obey his Rockport transfer The reason Wells gave for the suspension was Butler fought his transfer for five days before 207th District Court Judge Robert who denied an in junction to block the transfer on Butler was to report to DPS Captain Charles Gunn in Corpus Christ on but did He was suspended the next Harris of also represents another highway patrolman in trouble for resisting a See
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