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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 8, 1984, New Braunfels, Texas INC DALLA 75245 Demos already drawing political lines By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS President Reagan and the Democratic opposition in Congress are losing no time drawing partisan battle with Reagan calling his reelection landslide proof of public approval of his conservative program and the Democrats pledging opposition to any wild ideas for new budget People made it very plain that they approve of what we are approve of the fact that things are the economy is and thats what we are going to continue to the president told a news conference in Los Angeles on Who defeated Walter Mondale in an unprecedented electoral vote vowed to continue fighting for his conservative program and said that if Congress tried to block it well take our case to the the election also put in doubt the extent of Reagans coat While he was winning Democrats picked up two Senate sets and held Republican gains in the House to 14 seats with three more to be Republicans were See Page 12A Local woman hurt in wreck ByDEBBItDeLOACH Staff writer A 69yearold New Braunfels woman was in stable condition at McKenna Memorial Hospital this mor ning after she was injured in a twocar accident on Loop At presstime a spokeswoman said Viola of 1223 Gruene was being admitted to McKenna for observation of a head New Braunfels patrolman Martin Mayer said witnesses indicated driving a 1974 Dodge was attempting a lefthand turn onto Church Mill Drive when she turned in front of a 1976 Ford truck going north on Loop the driver of the Edward of 1152 was not the accident occurred about and Mayer said no citations had been issued Seiter will probably be cited for failure to yield but its a little tacky to hand somone a citation when theyre in a hospital he Mayer was assisted by David Wilson and patrolman Kevin Stevens in the accident in Cougars seek first play off berth Friday in Sports New Braunfels Thursday 1984 New Texas 25 Cents 24 Pages Sections Discovery blasts off By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS CAPE AP Shuttle Discovery vaulted spec tacularly into orbit today and began pursuit of two wayward satellites that freeflying jetpropelled astronauts are to retrieve in a daring salvage During eight days in the crew of four men and one woman also is to deploy two communications satellites for paying customers and conduct crystalgrowing ex periments that could lead to a major new industry in With tens of thousands Discovery roared away from this spaceport at rose swiftly through partly cloudy skies on 7 million pounds of darting eastward over the Atlantic Nine minutes after Mission Control center in Houston reported the winged ship was in orbit 184 miles above the speeding along at We look said astronaut Rick mission com the others in Haucks crew are pilot David Walker and mission specialists Anna Joe Allen and Dale Within an the astronauts triggered Discoverys maneuvering engines in the first of 44 firings designed to track down two off course satellites for the rescue at tempts next they were to capture the first payload Monday after a chase of million 64 times around the Liftoff was a the flight was postponed just 32 minutes before the planned launch because of strong highaltitude crosswinds which could have severely damaged the Shuttle managers decided later Wednesday to proceed with a new count after analysis of balloon and radar data showed the wind threat had the flight is the 14th in the shuttle the second for a iSthe fourth American woman and first mother named to a space her are parents of a 14 monthold the astronauts goals during eight days in orbit are to deploy two commercial communications satellites for paying customers and to track down and capture the Palapa B2 and Westar 6 which have been drifting in useless orbits See Page 12A Garden Ridge to contribute to Bracken fire department Inside Wrong Rose ballots cast in Comal By DANA STELL Staff writer Garden Ridge City Council Wed nesday night tentatively agreed to allocate of its 1985 budget to the Bracken Volunteer Fire Departments operations the agreement includes a July review by Council to determine whether to give the department another from the citys con tingency Garden Ridge Council plans to approve its budget next Members of the Bracken depart ment told Council Wednesday that because Garden Ridge one of the areas served by the Bracken firefighters is an incorporated the county can no longer completely support the The county gives volunteer fire departments from the general fund for each fire station in the service For Canyon Volunteer Fire Department has five so it is given by the According to the proposed county explained county auditor Bate Bond this the Bracken department is set to receive from the general fund Bexar Bulverde will get Spring and Bulverde Spring Branch Revenue sharing money given by the county to the fire departments is usually used for equipment pur but can be use for Bond the countys proposed budget shows that the Bracken fire depart ment will get and the Bracken EMS will get BexarBulverde fire if the budget is approved will receive while Canyon Lake will get Spring and BulverdeSpring Branch But Bracken Volun teer Fire Department president Fred Moos said the county has cut its allocation to Bracken from each for the fire department and the EMS to the Commissioners Court has put the Bracken Fire Department on notice that they will not pay more than to the maintenance operation of the fire Moos they requested us to go to the city of Garden We would have gotten and they cut us back to Moos And thats tough when you have five trucks sitting in one Moos said it is unfair that other fire departments get more money because they have more We are penalized by the county because we only have one he Moos said the Bracken department service area consists of about 72 square with Garden Ridge comprising about square the majority is still on the outskirts of Garden Moos Why should those people suffer Garden Ridge Council agreed to give the fire department the money See GARDEN Page 13A In Wednesdays page 1 Sheriff Walter Fellers is receiving congratulations from Rosemary not County Clerk Rosie Sorry about that it was a long Water Watch Comal cfs up 3 Canyon Lake inflow 145 cfs down 11 Canyon Dam cfs same Edwards same Canyon Lake down Todays Weather Comal County forecast calls for partly cloudy and warm this af turning cloudy late mostly Friday and partly cloudy by the Winds will be south southeasterly at 1520 mph southeasterly near 10 mph tonight and southerly 1015 mph on Sunset will be at and sunrise Friday will be at Highs today and Friday will be in the low 80s with a low tonight in the upper this mornings low was and yesterdays high was CLASSIFIED 69B COMICS CROSSWORD DEAR ABBY DEATHS HOROSCOPE KALEIDOSCOPE OPINIONS SCRAPBOOK SPORTS STOCKS TV LISTINGS WEATHER When all the votes were ballots were cast in Comal County including absentee county clerk Rosie Bosenbury things went we AH boxes were in by 9 With the number of votes cast and the distance some of these boxes came I would call that very good the county clerk The only snag all evening was in counting the box from election precinct the last box tallied after the number of ballots used did not check with the number of people who signed the It was a calculation but it took a little while to discover what the problern Bosenbury this years general election was reversal of the 1980 wheji equipment problems delayed results until the early morning Results were in earlier this year than in 1980 despite the record tufj 2A LI III AN 10B SB 3B 2A 5B 3B 1B 2B 810A 3B 10B Videotape being used in sex abuse cases i 3 i ii victims to return to their By UlUAN THOMAS Staff phjWren usually bear physical or emotional scars w both from their wA to testify the abuse local authorities have not had the equipment until The YMleetepe camera and recorder is being shared with Cowty Attorney Bill who bought it out of his hotcheck This equipment Preteslive services wA casework Department of Humm Baewm Dmtfteft wtt to Tiemannn said she hoped eventually a videotaping room will be set up at her office so that on the weekends when emergency cases pome the interviewer em tike itoe chM for an ijnjnediate The Comal County Child Board has about trying to pojp up with money for the Or it may take cooperative funding by public agencies con victims to return to their normal routine and let the slow hetling process of forgetting to the social worker pointed Detective Douglas another advantage to not putting the chUd through multiple interviews was that the videotaping was a stronger piece of With each the childs response to less The kid te ibe eventeB has look to that is what you do not Pwglas wrt tate 3fc te
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