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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 13, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas Cause for crash unknown New Braunfels August QUINLAN AP A Hunt County Sheriffs investigator said there was no immediate ex planation for the midair collision over nor theastern Texas that killed three men on a business Two Dallas area men survived the crash Monday by making an emergency belly landing of their plane in nearby Van Zandt authorities The Hunt County Sheriffs Office identified the three Jackson men as broadcast executive Owens Alexan the pilot his Doug no age and soninlaw Kurt who were partners in a landscaping Hunt County Sheriffs Bryan Henson said federal investigators were trying to find the cause of the but theres no explanation right The sheriffs office said the Alexander plane Texas was a 1974 Cessna 206 sixseater en route from Jackson to Love Field in It collided with a larger twinengine Super King Air Beech an which was being flown by two commercial pilots on a training flight from Dallas Love Chief Deputy David Alexander of the Hunt County Sheriffs Department said the smaller plane left John Bell Williams Field in Raymond about 8 and was en route to Dallas when the collision occurred about Hunt County sheriffs deputies said the larger plane came down on the Cessna at an altitude of about Parts of the little plane were still stuck to the larger plane when it said Deak who lived near the crash The two who were unhurt but almost in were identified as Milford Fred of and Scott of said Van Zandt County Sheriff Travis The two pilots managed to land the plane in a rural area near Wills damaging only two Shafer The plane was registered to Jet Fleet of Jet Fleet president Space said Dickson and Schlegelmilch were experienced pilots who did a tremendous job of getting The National Transportation Safety Board and Federal Aviation Administration were in vestigating the which occurred near Lake located in Hunt and Van Zandt coun Tommy an investigator with the Worth field office of the National Transportation Safety said the pilot of the told him he saw the Cessna only at the last He said he saw it off to the They were coming at each McFall Associates of the senior Alexander said the men were flying to Dallas for a meeting with Landford Enterprises of a broad casting company in which Alexander owned an Alexander was vice president of Capitol Broadcasting of Alexanders son and soninlaw were partners in a landscaping Texas GOP freshmen most conservative WASHINGTON AP Texas six freshmen Republican congressmen are among the most conservative in their ac cording to a political action committee that rated their votes during their first six months in The Fund for a Conservative Majority said Joe Barton of Dick Armey of Denton and TomDeLay of Sugar voted 100 percent correct based on 10 votes selected by the group as a barometer of their Texas three other freshmen Republicans Beau Boulter of Mac Sweeney of Wharton and Larry Combest ol Lubbock each scored 90 percent in the groups All three disagreed with the FCM on the same vote emergency farm The Fund for a Conservative Majority is a major PAC con tributor to conservative political For the second straight session of Republican fresh men are more conservative than the Republican delegation as a the organizations Robert said in a statement released with the Heckman said the study demonstrates that the Reagan revolution is alive and well and that candidates do not feel they must become more moderate in order to get Texans elected seven new congressmen last six of them Four of the Republicans won seats previously held by The 28 member Texas delegation now has a record 10 GOP Republicans scored a 76 percent conservative rate on their votes last according to the This years GOP freshmen scored 87 percent based on their votes for the first six or 11 percent more FCM Heckman said a similar survey two years ago showed the GOP freshmen voting 6 percent more conservatively than the rest of the Here is a list of the 10 votes and the position FCM considered correct Military aid to the Contras in Nicaragua Humanitarian aid to the Contras Humanitarian aid to the Contras in supplemental bill Economic sanctions against South Africa Funding for MX missile Funding for socalled Star Wars defense system Emergency farm loans Federal aid for family planning Federal Election Com mission appropriations Man arrested for killing elderly women BOSTON AP A man released after he couldnt find a house where he said he killed two elderly women surrendered late hours after a warrant was issued for his arrest and a day after the victims bodies were Ronald was ac companied by his two sisters when he turned himself in at police and faced arraignment said Kevin an officer assigned to the office of Police Commissioner Francis who was drunk when he appeared Saturday at police was named in two murder police Deputy Superintendent John Barry said in a news conference earlier Police drove Guest around in a fruitless search for the and he was held overnight and early released said The womens bodies were found Sunday Guest confessed to the slayings said Detective Mary The bodies of Velma and Harriet were discovered by Goodwins who had been unable to contact her mother by said In my own 50 or 60 times a year people confess to stuff they never Barry said in discussing Guests The cause of the womens death was still not and police had no motive for the said Austin drip rules get even tougher AUSTIN AP Even tougher water use restrictions were being enforced with of ficials saying Austins water treatment system has been working too close to its The stricter Stage Three rules were imposed by City Manager Jorge Carrasco after three days of water use above 157 million gallons use hit a record 168 million Phase Three is in effect and will stay in until we have five clear days of pumpage not exceeding 157 million Deborah of the citys Resource Management said Mon Violations of the rules can bring a fine of to It is the first time Austin has imposed the third phase of its water conservation The new rules prohibit use of portable lawn sprinklers and impose other limits on outdoor water located along the Colorado has plenty of But the citys water capacity has failed to keep pace with booming population The city began voluntary conservation measures on May 1 and imposed its mandatory Stage Two restrictions limiting outdoor watering to once every five days on July Last mandatory conservation was in effect for about a but the city didnt hit the third This the dry weather has continued without Sundays high was 100 and yearly rainfall is inches below City officials said they had been getting com plaints about low water In some of the areas of especially in the outlying areas of the southwest and a little bit in the their pressure dropped Dahlke Low pressure has the potential of being a fire We were just she City officials also have voiced worries about mechanical breakdowns as the three treatment plants produce near which previously was pegged at 165 million gallons Under the tougher lawn watering will be allowed only once every five based on a system keyed to street Use of portable sprinklers is meaning residents can only water lawns with handheld buckets of 5 gallons or a drip irrigation system or a permanent sprinkler Watering also is banned from noon to 7 Elsehwere in central about customers of a company that supplies water to rural areas in five counties have been told water rationing will being this The Aqua Water Supply notified its customers in Bastrop and Caldwell Briefly Beaumont budget means 189 less employees Texas AP The elimination of 189 city positions are necessary to avoid an million deficit by the end of this fiscal the city manager of this financially troubled city City Manager Karl Nollenberger is expected to present the proposed million budget to Beaumonts City Council on Final adoption of a city budget is set for Nollenberger recommends cutting the city positions over one year by moving displaced employees into newly vacated positions and paying their salaries with a million transition A reduction in em ployee benefits and no pay raises for the fiscal year are also he With this Nollenberger the city would save the city million and city spending would drop by 15 about million from last years Among the suggested cuts are 13 positions in the fire department and 30 within the police City residents also may see cuts in gar bage library street maintenance and health services for lowincome Nollenberger blamed most of the citys poor economy on the citys million investment loss to ESM Government Abducted son found dead in car trunk BRENHAM AP A 35yearold mother and her son were found dead in the trunk of their car after being abducted on their way home from church and authorities say suspects are still at Kathy Coppedge and her Dear Abby were found about 11 Sunday Brenham on Highway 290 near Brenham Police Chief Alfred Becker The two apparently he Police were called Sunday evening after Coppedge and her son failed to return from church services in located 70 miles west of One church member reported seeing the pair in their 1982 Buick with two men shortly after services ended at investigators Police were told late Sunday that the car was parked along the high 10 miles west of Man Discovers His Marriage Is One of Convenience for Wife DKAH AHHV I Uin married for nearly thnr ID a very beautiful year ild I am Our marnanf hasnt lucn but 1 considered it lietter than with une exception Hetty lias no interest in Once every two or three months is enough for her then she acts like shes doing me a When 1 try to discuss it svith she yets Despite our dif 1 have tfiveii her all my devotion and a very comfortable life with all the material things a woman could lovely jewelry and a car of her Two weeks ago 1 discovered that Betty had been seeing a married 1 was shocked and When I confronted she admitted and told me shed never been physically attracted to me she married me because 1 had money and she wanted to get out of her parents She she loves not in a physical Hetty doesnt want a She says shes strongly attracted to the married man and will not give him She insists that she wants to save our hut needs to see her lover twice a I find this totally absurd and is this marriage worth saving HUKTINCi HUSBAND DKAH HURTINC You didnt have much of u marriage in the first By Hettys own ad she used You may qualify for an DKAR ABHV Kverybody writes to you to get something off their chest now its my Does anyone realize how ditticult it is for a woman with a child to get a date Once a man finds out a woman has a he assumes she wants to get married and stick him with a readymade then boom its all over thats not There are some like who would just like to go out with a member of the opposite sex once in a If marriage is in the then it will work If it was fun while it So where does a decent woman meet a decent man Dont suggest 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