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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 14, 1984, New Braunfels, Texas                                3 i 7 i PCM BOX TX 75245 Play off delays An Austin court ruled today that Westlake quarterback Todd Maroney can compete in the football meaning that the every other Class 4A playoff team will have to take an open date during postseason NewBraunfels Herald Taxas 221 November 36 Pages3 Sections Shuttle corrals 2nd stranded satellite CAPE AP With a shout of Amazing Discoverys spacewalking salvage crew made it 2for2 corralling a second stranded satellite and securing it in the shuttles cargo bay during a dramatic excursion captured in extraordinary television We have two satellites latched in the cargo commander Rick Hauck reported after Dale Gardner and Joe Allen had locked down the Westar 6 payload on a pallet next to the Palapa B2 satellite recovered on Its actually if you count a wayward wrench that Gardner had to chase down after it floated away and headed for outer The double rescue completes one of the most ambitious and important operations in the shuttles brief vividly demonstrating the versatility of the reuseable space Westar 6 was latched in the bay 3 hours after Gardner cast free of Discovery to float across a 35foot chasm and spear Westar with a lancelike docking Its perfect Gardner exclaimed as he speared the satellites engine nozzle with a lancelike locking A magnificent television picture from the spaceship showed Gardner slowly approaching and then snaring the slowlyspinning target against a backdrop of the cloudmottled Earth and its You do good commented his spacewalking Joe who had captured another wayward Palapa on Gardner latched onto Westar just 8 minutes after he cast free of Discoverys open cargo bay to cross a 35foot chasm between the two He was propelled by spurts of nitrogen gas from his rocket Allen attached a tether to Westar and then gripped an antenna on the holding it steady so that Gardner could attach a berthing collar on the Together they would lower the satellite into the bay and latch it next to Palapa for return to Earth on Allens mount was a change worked out to make it a heck of a lot easier to secure the satellite than the un planned muscle job they were forced to use in placing Palapa in the bay on Too soon Traeger discuss HB 72 problems By LILLIAN THOMAS Staff writer A panel discussing House Bill the education reform agreed that most of the problems school districts are experiencing occur because the bill went into effect too The sponsored by the Parent Student Teacher Association of Canyon Middle consisted of John who supported the Edmund who opposed Kirby as the interim commissioner of the Texas Education Agency who has to work on interpreting Gay in terim superintendent of Comal ISD and Roy principal of Canyon Middle All agreed that the bill should have included a year in which to im plement the to give time for the new board of education to get their sea have some definitive interpretations in place by the time the law went into But that is not what So what has happened is that the new school board was just getting seated when school School districts had no guidelines to go by to make decisions and what we have is some implementations in some school districts that are overly restrictive and in others the school boards have maintained a common sense Traeger Teachers and administrators were most concerned with the changes in the rules on discipline and promotion one coach brought up the changes in grading that affected the students partcipation in activities students and parents directed their questions to discipline and ex tracurricular Ad ministrators and parents also voiced concerns on the funding changes that have adversely affected Comal ISD in Traeger defended the basic elements of the saying it was the first chance to get a substantial teacher pay raise and some needed improvements in the public education system for the entire 23 years he has been in the Texas See Page 16A recommends zoning for shop center ByDANASTELL Staff writers Planning commissioners Monday night recommended commercial zoning on a piece of Loop 337 land that is being eyed for a shopping After nearly a twohour public the Commission changed the zoning on part of nine acres at the southwest corner of Loop 337 and Texas 46 North from residential to The commissions rezoning recommendations now will go before City Developer John Thomas appeared before the commission several months ago with proposed plans for the But because of opposition at that Thomas withdrew his He returned to the commission last night with two plans for the property one a residential area containing twostory and the other a onelevel shopping mall and small office who is developing Camp Warneckes Phase told the overflow crowd that although the residential plan could be he believes the shopping center is a better Weve made an honest effort to try to do the best we can with the land planned and zoned as it This the residential plan will he But I think this the shopping center is a better This project is a better economically for you and economically for The Planning Commission placed a special permit stipulation on their recommendation to That special use among other that Thomas must provide an eightfoot masonry fence to act as a buffer along the back of the Thomas said he also planned to plant a row of trees along the See Page 16A Tunnel vision Bryce looking and Martin Mclaughlin of Telecom of Houston are adding a 20foot section to a 180foot radio DERYL HERALDZEITUNG tower on Kerlick The Utilities radio tower will be 300 feet tall when it is finished Snuffit Inside Great American Smokeout looks for quitters By DEBBIE DelOACH Staff writer Statistics from the American Cancer Society show 45 million people would like to quit How about tomorrow Thursday is the IW Great American but a pep rally this afternoon will kick off local Smokeout The spon sored by the Comal Committee of the Agoaerican Caocer wiU be W the New Braunfels Utilities at ef ftp Americafl Cancer Gary Lmrett wtd Cancer Society statistics also show tint million Americans stopped smoking last Thats the same theme behind the AdoptaSmoker campaign set for Thursday at both Canyon and New Braunfels high Some of the students have adopted their Some have friends who and others are on their redandwhite diplomas for those who make it through the Kyle Both Kyle and Garw are on the Comal Unit board of directors for the American Cancer to w fun kjckrff with release of donated bv Wjp raKR nt materials on fBMr ffiF iwtribwtisw iMmrroy WUWflrd Sfo ii M tte Joanie Garw it NBHS We to ve adoption papers to to make it more and those who stick with it will receive little treats as rewards wr mate witt Ue A computer program is also available at both schools to provide health and money projections on You punch m tjtxe persons how long theyve which and tte computer tells you bow much tor wA nieptoe you hgyt already and bow much mmy youve spent the by M Kyte wid Btfmters with adopts Tte Decisiw is tfli ifl her felbsr she aM wwJ M 914 have mm for tf to tadot mot it w Water Watch Comal cis same Canyon Lake cfs same Canyon Dam cfs same Edwatds Issme Canyon Lake down Todays Weather Comal County weather forecast calls for partly clowjy Ms afternoon and Thursday with mostly cloudy skies Winds will be from the southeast at 15 to 20 mph today and decreasing to near 10 mph tonight Sunset will be at and sunrise Thursday wiU be at Highs today and Thursday wiU be ia fee upper tonight in the low 60sThis Soviet ships head for Nicaragua WASHINGTON AP Additional Soviet vessels bearing military equipment are headed toward Nicaragua as part of an arms buildup for the Sandinista government that already has gone well beyond the small nations defensive the Reagan administration The White the State Department and the Pentagon all issued statements Tuesday ex pressing concern about recent and impending weapons deliveries and about Sandinista intentions toward other Central American At the State deputy spokesman Alan Romberg said even though there is no indication Nicaragua has received advanced combat the level of heavy weaponry that the Sandinistas have exceeds anything which isjustifiable in purely defensive An administration briefing White House reporters on condition he not be said the Nicaraguan buildup has reached an unprecedented rate in last six weeks or two At the spokesman Michael Burch said the United States would be prepared to provide military assistance to El Salvador and Honduras should they face an invasion by officials expressed concern over the recent acquisition of Soviet Mi24 helicop a highperformance aircraft that the Soviets have used ex tensively in counterinsurgency operations in The who asked not to be said the airtoground capability of the Mi24s will be ex tremely useful for the Sandinistas against rebels but also will pose a danger to Nicaraguas northern Weaponry aboard the Mi24 is capable of firing rounds per according to official While concern here over the possibility of a Soviet delivery of MiG21s has the ad ministration is worried over the implications of recent deliveries of other equipment and of a bunch of Soviet vessels now steaming toward At least some of the vessels are carrying military one official nings low was 58 and yesterdays high was Correction In Tuesdays Tom executive vice president of the New Braunfels Chamber of quoted as saying Wurstfest visitors spent on the grountjs during the NNiay The correct amount was We regret my inconvenience the errer may have 1C CROSSWORD DEARABBY IB DEATHS FO0P im OPINIONS SCOOTS   

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