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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 21, 1984, New Braunfels, Texas                                HES JUST LOOKIN6 FOR SANTAS I j Only days fcAa left to shop New Braunfels 410 M053 M1CROPLEX MITCH WOMBLE BOX 45436 TX 75245 306 Hiday New Texas December 25 Cents 24 Sections 9 bodies found in Utah coal mine Utah AP Searchers today found at least nine bodies in a smokefilled coal mine where 27 people have been trapped for more than a day and struggled to reach the others before dwindling air supplies run 1 Our basic objective is to deter mine if there are any still living in the said Bob a spokesman for Emery Mining operator of the Wilberg The nine bodies found were not in the safe retreat chamber behind the fire which officials said contained up to two days of air plus rescue kits containing small supplies of They were found in an area that would indicate that they were trying to evacuate themselves from the mine rather than retreat to a safe The bodies were all in the same general which indicates they were moving out in a Henrie The bodies had not been he Inside Coma River Canyon Lake inflow Canyon Dam outflow Edwards Aquifer Canyon Lake level Water Watch 191 cfslsame 395 ds down 55 400 cfs samel 623 08 up same Todays Weather Todays weather certainly wouldnt indicate that this is the first day of as it becomes partly sunny by this afternoon with a high in the mid A 20 percent chance of rain is expected for tonight with temperatures dropping to the mid Yesterdays high was 73 and this mornings low was Sunset today will be at and sunrise tomorrow will be at Herald hours Since Christmas falls on a the HeraldZeitung has altered its publication We will be not publish on Christmas Day we will publish an afternoon paper on Christmas Our offices will close at 3 Monday and will reopen Wednesday Well resume our nor mal publication schedule Wed CLASSIFIED 18B COMICS 14A CROSSWORD 2A DEAR ABBY 6A DEATHS 3A ENTERTAINMENT 11A HOROSCOPE OPINIONS RELIGIOUS FOCUS 5 A SPORTS STOCKS ISA TV LISTINGS 14A WEATHER 3A East A Silt Uke City weary family members began arriving at the companys headquarters in Huntington about a half hour after an nouncement of the They were ushered quickly through a crowd of reporters and brought into a locked room at the Were attempting to put these peoples minds at Henrie Three search teams were sent into the smouldering coal mine after firefighting crews finally contained a blaze that kept 27 miners trapped deep under the ground since Wed nesday There had been no contact with the trapped miners since the fire broke Henrie said the search party ventured 150 yards beyond the point where the bodies were in the upper third of the but found no trace of the The bodies were discovered 200 feet from the and officials believe the nine were trying to follow the same route taken by Kenneth who escaped the mine soon after the blaze was Henrie said the search crews were continuing into the and were about one hour away from the safe where they hope to find the See Page ISA County approves finance proposal By LILLIAN THOMAS Staff writer Low to moderate income in dividuals have never bought a home before may not have to wait long for an opportunity to get a lower interest rate County commissioners Thursday reacted favorably to joining the Alamo Area Housing Finance Cor but action on the proposal will wait until the corporation presents a petition that the com missioners will The definition of firsttime home buyer actually includes anyone who has not owned his primary residence in the past three The like the defunct Comal County Housing Finance was created under the Texas Housing Finance Act of 1979 which allows the sale of taxexempt bonds to provide money for morgages at lower interest rates than the market Right now those rates are I12 percent below FHA which is around Clyde Booth with Lumberman Investment Bill representing Kilter the financial adviser for Alamo Area Council of Richard with the law firm of and Alaino Area Housing Finance and A director of convinced the commissioners that Comal Countys prospective home buyers and builders could benefit from the countys joining the finance cor About a half dozen local builders and representatives of financial in stitutions showed up for the Carpenter explained that the bonds are covered solely by the cash flow from the morgage which means the bonds need a pool of 300 mogages per year to get at least an A This is not a government sub sidized em The corporation has to swim on its The law allowed governmental entities to group See Page ISA Swan UERYLCLARK HERALD ZEITUNG The Commissioners Courtroom table took on a different look as outgoing Commissioner 3 Charles Tart Mund received balloons in honor of his last who served eight years as will be replaced by Lorenzo Yankee Camarillo Vosika found dead ByDANASTELL Staff writer Twoyearold Ryan who came out of a coma early this died early this morning at a San Antonio Around this he was dead when we found said Paulo Dickstein at Santa Rosa We tried to rescusitate Dickstein said Ryan apparently had vomited sometime in the night and I dont think we will find anything other than the doctor Ryan went into a coma 24 after falling in the Guadalupe River while at his grandmothers house off Texas 46 Policemen performed CPR until paramedics While tran sporting Ryan to McKenna Memorial paramedics started Ryans But he didnt begin breathing on his He was transferred to the intensive of the San Antonio By his oxygen mask had been removed and the only life support came from the intravenous tube giving him About that Ryan began emerging from the coma and on he was alert and was transferred out of the intensive care unit of the Therapists started working with the boy twice daily to rehabilitate Were just praying and hoping that everything will be his grandmother said They think its incredible that hes come this Dickstein said Ryans neurological condition was stable when he He gave no reason for the A set up to help the family pay medical still is ac cepting Persons wishing to contribute can deposit money directly into the Ryan Vosika Fund at 451 Main Christmasoriented boxes for contributions are in several businesses in including Landa Under Pass Knos Drive Jackhammers and Tiger On the lookout Local officers hope to slow holiday DWIs By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer Its no secret that holiday cheer can suddenly turn to tragedy when someone gets behind the wheel of a car The Department of Public Safety has predicted as many as 94 persons will become statistics and die Texas highways during the Christmas and New Year holiday DPS has broken that number down to 53 deaths over the Christmas holiday period and 41 during New Years and intoxicated drivers will account for over 50 percent of all fatal holiday To help reduce those local law enforcement agencies plan to step up their antiDWI efforts to keep intoxicated persons off Comal County streets during the New Braunfels Police John Wommack said his officers have been told to be on the lookout for intoxicated See ISA NOIHANKS IM DRIVING Local motorists who dont head this signs warning may end up facing a DWl as patrol cars will be out in force during the Cheer Fund Donations continued to trickle into our Cheer Fund coffers Robert and Dora Ann Scott gave us a and Ronald Cohle contributed an anonymous donor gave and Leslie Kriewaldt and Brittney and Scott Perez chipped in Two other anonymous donors gave and That brings our new balance to well over our goal of needed to feed 200 local fmilies this Leftover funds wont go to waste theyll draw interest and help us get a good start on next years volunteers will bag over 5 tons of groceries at the National Guard and Sunday the Cheer Fund convoy will move In our special Christmas Eve well show you how your money helped feed 200 local We appreciate your Californiato Freeport pipeline to cross Comal County 411 American Pipeline crude fltt will through QwMUJeunty m its route from Santa if in Bworis County Mfer supers for the yvLUl J J pantaant wag office and negotiations are in progress with other According to the pipeline enter the county north of cross about 4 miles west of m going south then cwrye east until it crosses IH 35 a little south of the intersection 337 near Tbe wMoapius when witt bring California olfjitaflPC Cfvdf oJi to tflf refineries OA the Texas Galloway The refineries m California were built to handle a lowsulfur content rather than the highsulphured oil that the offshore drilling is producing in large Right now there is a surplus of the highrsujphur but we dont have a cheap to refine the pipeline is it cou4 3 savings of f i per We expect the surplus ija this type of oiJ to in the superintendent The only way to get the crude to the Texas coast right now is by oil tanker through the Panama an ex pensive way to move Texas oil both offshore and have not fujly recovered from the Orop to the oU mjyrket and ex ploratioQ an4 drilling to many areas have not picked The refineries are under utilized right the in The wUl be a shot in the arm to the Texas The pollution standards are higher to and the amount it would cost to revamp the West Coast refineries so that they could handle this type of crude and meet the clean air requirements would cost as wucb or more than the Galloway The part of the pipeline from Santa Barbara to McCamey a town south of Midland has already begun construction to two sections one to Car West Texas where it will cross the Pecos River and one where itwill cross the San Pedro ind rivers to Galloway Originally we had idea of having the pipeline just go as far as   

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