Sunday, November 11, 1984

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 11, 1984, New Braunfels, Texas 4 10 CRO MITCH U TV Unicorns romp into 4A playoff picture in Sports Veterans Day Monday Clinton Ludwig recalls WWII fighting in Italy below New Braunfels Houstdfi Texas 1S Arkansas Baylor 9 TCU Texas Tech 16 NBA scores Cavaliers 103 Roekets Clippers 92 Mavericks Sonics 102 New Texas Sunday November 50 Cents 58 Sections Shuttle ready for rescue try SPACE Houston AP Discoverys astronauts successfully deployed a second satellite Saturday and then concentrated on the most daring part of their mission tracking down and rescuing a pair of errant satellites trapped in useless The Leasat 2 whirling like a flying pie spun out of the leaving the cargo bay empty for the two satellites that are to be salvaged on Monday and As the satellite spun astronaut Dale Gardner The second Frisbee is on its Good replied Mission Sounds like youre two for The launch followed Fridays successful deployment of a Canadian communications satellite and frees the astronauts to concentrate on preparations for a daring spacewalk capture and recovery of Palapa B2 and Westar satellites that were left in useless orbits by rocket misfirings after being launched by the shuttle in The astronauts unpacked and checked the space suits and equip ment that Gardner and Joe Allen will use to corral Palapa and They almost immediately found a minor problem flashlights that failed to Gardner reported that the left light in each of two pairs of work lamps worn on the spacesuits failed to turn on during a Worn like miners lamps on the helmets of the the lights focus beams at arms length and are used by spacewalking astronauts when the shuttle is orbiting through Failure of the left lights will give the astronauts only half their normal but flight director Larry Bourgeois said this presented no Since the Discoverys launch on commander Rick Hauck and pilot David Walker have been stalking Palapa and Westar on a millionmile hunt through the On Hauck will guide Discovery to within 35 feet of Palapa and then fly in Allen and Gardner will corral the satellite and lock it into the cargo wearing a rocket back will fly free from the shuttle and out to He will attach a handle on the using a polelike device called a Astronaut Anna Fisher will use the shuttles 50foot arm to grasp the handle and bring the satellite into the cargo On Gardner will fly with the backpack to attempt the salvage on The each worth about are to be returned to Earth for resale and new Wurstfest sued lover 1982 wreck By LILLIAN THOMAS Staff writer Gayla Grigson of New a passenger on a motorcycle hit head on by a drunken driver two years ago has filed suit against Wurstfest Association and the driver of the I The driver of the Wendell Herman Schnitz of was not named in the Schnitz was charged with driving while in toxicated and driving on the wrong side of the pleaded guilty in County Court at Law in and received a oneyear a fine plus court costs and was to pay full The Wurstfest Association in a crossaction suit is suing Schnitz for all if any are eventually awarded to The driver of the Tony Lee suffered a broken left leg and arm and bruises and lacerations in the He had to have a pin put in the leg while it healed and a plate in the arm which took an operation to remove after the break according to the case file on the Schnitz criminal Grigson had a broken ankle bruises and lacerations and had to be readmitted to the hospital Grigsons medical expenses and loss of income during her recovery amounted to according to the criminal case records and Williams expenses amounted to The motorcycle cost was estimated at Schnitz never paid any restitution because the victims attorney at that time communicated to the court that other sources compensation were being pursued and Schnitzs paying restitution may not be in the best interest of the In the civil Grigsons at Terry Gorman of lists the reasons for Wurstfests liability as the fact that Schnitz had been drinking at Wurstfest and had not been refused alcohol at the point he appeared See Page 11A Inside A Water Watch Comal Riyer 165 cfs The high was 71 and the morning low was 58 Sunrise was at and sunset will be at 5 38 CLASSIFIED Canyon inflow 1 30 cfs down 3 Cjnyon Dam outflow 150 ds down 150 Aquifsf 622 50 up ABB Cfnyon level down Todays Weather forecast through Monday is for wwny and mild days and The temperatures djy will reach fee will fc tte Unicorn glee club UCHTL LLMr Doing their impression of the Four Tops after defeating Brownsville Pace are from left Dana Mills Michele Rhonda Reed and Heather Seay UtHYLCLAHK HtHALU IHIUNu Family matter Closeknit Unicorns eye trip to state tournament By DAVID KING Sports editor ALICE Six years a group of seventh grade girls conspired to win a state volleyball Idle dreams of right Like promises forgotten with last weeks slumber party and last nights threehour phone But that group that that sixyear long slumber along with some adoptees is now within two matches of that The New Braunfels champions of Class 4As Region IV after Saturdays victory over Brownsville are within two matches of dreaming a sixyearold This is the first time weve all been back together since the ninth Dana Mills said on the bus trip back to New But weve had something all that We seem to spark each others Those sparks have started a fire that has swept New Braunfels through District 134A play undefeated and carried the Unicorns three rounds into the playoffs for the first time since And as the team has the togtherness has We have our own little but were all Mills We decided before the season that if we couldnt be we couldnt We carry that relationship onto the If you make a you can still turn around and see somebody That harmony on the court The Unicorns run Coach Claudia Perrys complex attack and tough defense with moving on the court as one body with six Few balls fall to the floor accidentally few signals get Of playing together on and off for six years doesnt The members of the seventhgrade conspiracy seniors Kim Sabrina Rhonda Lisa McKinnis and Michele Doeppenschmidt won championships in the seventh and eighth grades and lost only once as After the ninth they were with some going up to the varsity and the rest to the junior But Heather Seay tran sferred from Canyon last season and was adopted into the and this years everybodys back Juniors Jana Kelly Wright and Linda Schwarz were taken into the fold as Weve always said that when we got back wed Doeppenschmidt Weve been waiting six years for this The drive for the weekend in Austin might have started back on in a loss to Round a strong Class 5A To that the Unicorns were 105 theyre now 24 Round Rock beat us that but we played good Reed After we got to where we werent going to lose in As the success the family ties seemed to Even a disheartening loss to San Marcos in a practice match two weeks ago couldnt slow down the That was an Coach Claudia Perry But they responded to it The Unicorns response In they beat South San West for the first time in seven In the area they beat a strong GregoryPortland In the regional they outfought a feisty Pace Now all thats left is the state beginning Friday at Gregory I feel like Im dreaming I keep waiting for somebody to pinch Sanchez Nobody in the family If this is a I dont want to wake up until weve won McKinnis Journey By LILLIAN THOMAS Staff writer Clinton Ludwig returned to Italy this fall to see old World War II battlefields and remember fallen camradesinarms with 200 other survivors of The Fighting 36th Infantry Several other New Braunfels residents were members of the but were unable to go on the tour that was commemorating 40th an niversary of the Italian The originally with the Texas National was inducted into Che Army before the bombing of Pegjrl Harbor and were in at Camp Bams for combat training when war was World War II veteran retraces steps of campaign in Italy I was in the service battery at tached to the iSSth We supplied the arnmp for the firing tettery ahead of There were 42 ol us origwaJJy enJusted At the end of the war there were 24 left in our but that was not all Some were transferred to other I left the service July Ludwig The tour started in a town near the coast of Italy where the American troops first and continued with a few side trips basically along the route that the Army hid taken to I almost didnt gp because I am a bachelor and I didnt know anyone else from here so I thought might end up not seeing anyone I But I met two guys who hid teen in my unit and they and their wives wd I spent a lot of time the veteran w they were known because of their distinctive division were one of the first divisions to hit the Everyone thought it was going to be but it We took a lot ol We landed on Red and the infantry units went first When the landing craft came bapk after taking the first they were already loaded with woundedThats when we knew it wasnt going to be The tour visited Greek ruins from the 6tb century where the tf th bad dug in rijfct after they got off the Ludwig said