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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 12, 1984, New Braunfels, Texas ivi icroj t Ji me Jurors to determine nurses see Page BA motive Rangers clip Cougars Lions 6A Tieken file for April City Council election By DYANNE FRY Staff writer Local contractor Esther Seidel and incumbent City Councilmember Barbara Tieken added their names to the April 7 election ballot With five candidates now running for three atlarge New Braunfels voters have a contest on their And the filing deadline isnt until March Seidel and Tieken joined local dentist Kenneth Joe designer Rolf Moore and retired resort owner Robert Henry in the April Tieken is the only incumbent to file so She is finishing her second term on the and says she really had no trouble making up her mind to run I believe that our most important resource is people and I feel that I represent the Tieken She thinks New Braunfels healthy industrial development can be directly attributed to the fact that we have a fine work force and also to the fact that New Braunfels is a nice place to We want to retain our We dont want to forfeit that in the name of Tieken I ran on the qualityoflife platform six years and I havent Tieken feels important issues in the years to come will be the IH 35 growth what to do about the Ed wards and continuing efforts to clean up the Comal and Guadalupe Tieken is the only incumbent to file so Mayor Pro Tern Laverne Eberhard and Councilmember Donnie Seay are also up for re See Page 14A New Braunfels New Texas 93 31 Zcituno SUNDAY February 50 cents 5 Pages USPS 377880 Shuttle returns after 7day trip CAPE AP With a dream of a Challenger wound up a flight of high drama and deep disappointments landing for the first time at its Florida home port so it can return to space more Weve been wanting for a long time to be the first to land at Americas said commander Vance who guided the 101ton shuttle to a textbook landing on the Kennedy Space Center It was a perfect end to an imperfect Two satellites launched from the shuttle failed to rise to a usable and a tracking balloon burst before it could be But Flight 10 also saw the spectacular first unrestrained sojourn in space by a The ship sent twin sonic booms rolling across the flat Florida landscape as it came in high and fast over pad 39A where it had lifted off eight days It made a looping turn to run way gliding down on the center line of the foot stopping with feet to spare at exactly the predicted time It had been aloft for seven 23 16 minutes and traveled million There were a few scorch marks on the fuselage and a few tiles missing near the tail but Challenger was pronounced in great after its fourth That was a dream of a touch said James the shuttle A red carpet was rolled to the stairs for pilot Robert space walkers Bruce Mc Candless and Robert Stewart and mission specialist Ronald They left their space waving and in apparent good Eight of the nine previous flights have landed on a California desert the other touched down in New Each then required a crosscountry piggy back flight on a jumbo jet that cost up to eight days in turnaround With a landing the shuttle needed only to be towed five miles to the building where it undergoes repair and Agency officials con fidently predicted an April 4 launching for the next the shortest turnaround We have been trying for a long time to get this vehicle back into Kennedy and this of course marks an alltime first that we have launched and landed at the same said NASA administrator James No one has done that before anywhere in the Things started badly for the crew of flight First one million communications then a Was launched with great precision from the shuttle cargo Both failed to achieve a mile geosynchronous apparently because of common malfunctions in their attached rocket See Page 14A Under fire American woman wounded in Beirut Lebanon AP Mortar and sniper fire disrupted the evacuation of Americans and other civilians fleeing the strifetorn capital A ricocheting bullet wounded one woman as more than 400 evacuees were airlifted to warships off When the shelling stopped the evacuation At 12 miles north of hundreds more foreign nationals were trucked in by French and Italian troops from west Beirut as machine gun bursts rattled in the They boarded landing craft that took them out to sea where they will board ships bound for At the end of the twoday evacuation civilians had been lifted out of the Police said army troops and rightist Christian Phalange militiamen in east Beirut traded machine gun and mortar fire with Shiite Moslem and Druse militiamen across the green line frontier in west Beirut throughout the There also was heavy overnight fighting around the Marine base at Beiruts but the awaiting orders to withdraw were not Saudi mediator Rafik Hariri returned to the capital and met with President Amin Gemayel and Foreign Minister Elie the state radio The talks focused on ways to resolve the crisis in where Syrianbacked Moslem militias captured west Beirut in street battles with the Lebanese army early last The fighting con tinued Saturday along the green line dividing mostly Moslem west Beirut and the Christian controlled eastern There are discussions under way trying to open up the political process to get people to get the guns to stop Ambassador Reginald Bartholomew Bartholomew spoke with reporters in front of the Embassy on west Beiruts seafront where the evacuation by helicopter took He came out twice first after two shells crashed nearby and again when a ricocheting sniper bullet grazed a woman evacuee below her right Embassy press secretary John Stewart said the wounded woman was believed to be He gave no other information about See Page 14A Staff photo by Leslie Swinging Cool days entice children to just swing This youngster was doing just that during playtime at the New Braunfels Montessori 1095 Bridge this week Council to get new homestead tax petition Citizens in favor of the 40 percent homestead tax exemption will bring a new petition to City Council Monday A public hearing will be held on the 198384 revenue sharing and New Braun fels extraterritorial jurisdiction may be extended to two miles beyond the city The council will meet at in its City Hall chamber to consider action on these and other City Manager Delashmutt has drawn up a preliminary budget for an anticipated in federal revenue sharing But council has the final say on how it will be and groups desiring a share of this money for some specific purpose will get an opportunity to speak Monday Council will also hold a public hearing on a See Page 14A Canyon student brings back a bit of Washington MATT KYLE By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer Senior Matt Kyle wont be keeping all his souvenirs from a recent student trip to He wants to give the white and blue one to Canyon High I dont know when but I plan on presenting the flag to Larry Moehnke principal and the student Kyle said Its not just a plain ol flag It flew over the Each student delegate on the trip was given a flag that had seen Capitol waving along with a college scholarship and a souvenir medallion made to look like an Olympic Kyle plans to use his scholarship while attending Austin College in To put his name in the hat for the Kyle said all he did was fill out an The rest was up to the United States Senate Youth which picked two delegates from each two from overseas and two from who is CHS student council was the first delegate ever chosen from this It felt outstanding to be he Theyve been doing this for 22 so only 44 students from Texas have ever and its still hard to believe I was one of The student delegation stayed in All expenses were paid by the William Randolph Hearst I was real impressed with the Hearst Kyle George Hearst called everybodys Mom and Dad when we and kept telling us to call her Mom while we were She was a neat There were some disap pointments on the Kyle said a mock legislative session wasnt and close encounters with Texas representatives John Tower and Lloyd Bentsen were called But we did get to sit in Tip ONeills chair on the House Kyle That was imagining I was speaker of the And on our VIP tour of the White he we got See Page 14A Soviet leaders mourn death of Andropov MOSCOW AP Soviet leaders gathered at the bier of the late President Yuri Andropov Saturday to begin the public ritual of a state But the solemnfaced Kremlin rulers kept secret which one of them would be named to replace Andropov as Kremlin Konstantin the party led Politburo members into Moscows House of Unions to pay respects to whose body lay in state on an elevated bier banked with Andropovs dressed in black and leaning on the arms of her son and was embraced by the Politburo The dimly lighted like the windwhipped city of was draped in reds and blacks the colors of communism and of Chernenko was picked to arrange Andropovs Red Square burial at noon on a task traditionally given to the But Western diplomats and Soviets alike were not assuming Chernenko will be the next leader of the 18 million member Communist which deter mines foreign and domestic policy for the Andropov died Thursday after only 15 months in the shortest tenure of any leader in Soviet He was absent from public view for nearly six trying to govern the country of 280 million people from his Other possible successors include two of the Politburos younger Grigori and Mikhail The decision may have been made but it was expected one would be announced by Monday so the new Communist Party general secretary could greet those coming to Moscow for the Western diplomats believed the decision would hinge on whether the Politburo preferred to stick with one of the elder members of the inner circle or to elevate a member of the younger head of the KGB secret police for 15 was named to succeed Brezhnev as party leader two days after Brezhnevs death on He took over Brezhnevs other main the in June After taking power on Andropov cracked down on corruption and slackness from the last years of Brezhnevs The drive apparently was popular among But Andropovs forceful start gradually blunted both by deeprooted inertia in the Soviet system and by his declining His brief tenure was marked by a deterioration of relations with the United States and the breakdown of talks on limiting nuclear The Soviet media featured tributes to praising him for his hard patriotism and devotion to Leninism and the President Reagan decided not to attend the The official delegation is headed by Vice President George Bush and also includes Senate Majority Leader Howard Baker and Arthur ambassador to the Soviet But Reagan did signal his desire to meet with the new Soviet Inside Todays Weather Winds will shift to the northwest by sunrise blowing at 1015 miles per hour for clearing ikies and a high in the Tonight and Monday will be with a low near 40 degrees and a high in the Sunrise today will be at 7 13 NAACP Turns 75 Us fight has grown less glamorous and its victories 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