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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 25, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas                                Royals increase winning odds Page 3A Comal River 407 cfs up 5 Canyon cfs down 177 cfs up 40 Edwards Aquifer up Canyon Lake down Area Guadalupe county raises taxes See Page 2A See Page 1B Sunday New Braunfels Herald New Texas Friday October 25 Cents 26 Pages2 Sections Stewardess recalls Delta crash in Dallas ttf A e A WASHINGTON AP Im in one piece and Im flight attendant Vicki Chavis exclaimed seconds after she crawled from the wreckage of Delta Flight 191 hardly able to believe she had escaped the August crash that killed 137 Her dramatic description of the final seconds of flight aboard the Delta Airlines L1011 and terror of the crash during an approach to the DallasFort Worth airport was detailed Thursday in new documents My arms were completely my legs were I had no control over my Delta flight attendant released by the National Tran sportation Safety Thirtyfour of the people aboard the jetliner many in a rear section that had broke away from the rest of the plane survived the although three died oh the way to the hospital and four others died later of their The documents also confirmed that the jet encountered wind which shortly after the had speculated was the cause of the An analysis of the planes flight recorder showed the jetliner flew into an area of severe downflow of wind for about 20 seconds followed by rapid changes in wind direction and speed just before it one report con was among three flight attendants who escaped the Her description to investigators of the moments before and after the crash provide a glimpse of what the survivors She and another flight attendant were interviewed by NTSB investigators a day after the It had been her first trip after a twoweek honeymoon and she was on a rearfacing jump seat six rows from the rear of the cabin of the wide body Lockheed She told investigators of a very bumpy approach to the DallasFort Worth where the plane was making an intermediary stop on an 2 flight from Fort to Los she the plane took a sudden extreme drop and we were moving in a lateral direction being tossed up and down and left and She heard the increasing noise of the engines and felt the front of the aircraft pulling up as the pilot at tempted to put on power to escape the See Page 14A Shooting victim undergoes testing By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer A man found floating faceup in the Guadalupe River last month has been moved to Villa Rosa Hospital for evaluation and Gilbert of Spring slipped into a coma at Medical Center Hospital several weeks after undergoing surgery there to remove a bullet in his was found floating faceup by canoeists on CotriaUCounty Sheriffs Rudy Rubio said Galindo was released from and is K now in the rehabilitation medicine nursing unit at Villa Although Galindo is he cant communicate right Rubio said after he went to Villa Rosa The doctor said 60 percent of his frontal lobe that affects character and judgment is Damage to the parietal which affects his sensation and motor is still Authorities were also unsure of his identity until Galindo wrote his name on a piece of paper for doctors at LESLIE KRIEWALDT HERALDZEITUNG See Page 14A t that housed New Braunfels Antiques on Seguin Avenue The property is the site of New Braunfels new post Traeger cant decide whether to run Complex owners to reorganize By DANA OVERSTREET Staff writer The owners of a New Braunfels apartment house this month filed for protection under Chapter 11 of the federal bankruptcy The Austin development Langtry Investment owns Langtry Village Apartments in New Braunfels and Middletowne Apart ments in On partners Clifford Woerner and Robert Woerner filed four petitions under Chapter 11 for Langtry Investment Woerner Clifford Joseph Woerner and Robert According to the assistant manager at Langtry all apartment operations are continuing as they have Its business as said Becky who has worked at the 142unit apartment house for about six Were still but operations are as who said she has talked to the manager of the Seguin apart said her complex has about two vacant She said two tenants have placed their rent money See Page 14A Inside SEGUIN AP After changing his mind several times and even endorsing a State John Traeger says he still cant decide whether to retire after 24 years in the Ive changed my mind about six Its the hardest decision Ive ever made in my he said Seguin Democrat said he thought he had made up not to seek reelection to his 20county senatorial district that stretches from borhpods on San Antonios north side through the South Texas brush country to the Mexican But that was before he attended the appreciation night rally Thursday at which be was honored by the elite of the South Texas political The affair was so J just couldnt say I was going to Traeger told the Associated Press late Thursday Ill make my deeisipn in a day or Either Ill announce that Im running like gang or that Im Qnjy hours before the appreciation Traeger had endorsed state BjJJy Raj Ljredj to succeed I OP apt pton to atonaon Md to Im gojng to en Billy Traeger BuJ wbeu Traeger rose to address a crowd ataaost wellwishers ttwt he said be might not bow after I came here intending to tell you that I was going to retire after 30 years of public You made it extremely difficult and Im going to talk to my wife some he had cited his and the health of his as well as fajnily as the reasons heclwsg not to Durwg 19 years in the House and 14 years in the Traeger sored more than 300 successful He is one of the most powerful members of the Legislature and a member of the Senate Finance Committee and the Legislative Budget Todays Weather Comal County forecast calls for partly cloudy skies through Satur Winds will be from the north at 10 miles per hour decreasing to light and variable then shifting to the southeast near 10 mph on The high today will be in the mid low tonight in the low and a high on Saturday in the low This mornings low was and yesterdays high was Spookhouse A Halloween spookhouse complete with maze and will be held today through Sunday and 30 and 31 to benefit Circle Arts The event will be held at the old Brussos Furniture Store in the Courtyard Shopping Center and is being sponsored by Jack in the Admission is and candy will be given away to children six and The spookhouse will be open from 6 to midnight tonight and from 610 all other Zoning board kills plans for 10story building By DANA OVERSTREET Staff writer Saying they did not want to see highrise buildings in residential two members of the Zoning Board of Adjustment Thursday voted against granting to allow Eden Towers to construct a 10 story retirement Three of the members voted to grant the but four votes were The proposed on Lakeview would have contained seven residential two underground parking and a floor for mechanical By the same 3to2 the zoning board in September denied another Eden Towers request for a variance to construct a 10story plus two parking stories and a mechanical equipment story at the same The which is zoned R3 multifamily has a threestory height In the same there are Eden Home Eden Village duplexes and Eden Heights govern mentsponsored The apartment complex was to be for people over 62 years old who dont qualify to live in Eden Heights or who do not need to be in a nursing The complex also was to contain a security central ac tivity dining room and ac tivity When the building was first it was to contain 108 apartments and was to be 134 feet It would sit next to the cliff off Lakeview The plans presented Thursday proposed a 104foot Lshaped Neighboring who op posed the plans at the September said they would have no problem with two fivestory biuldings being constructed near the They cited possible problems in evacuating elderly residents of the tall building during a and also said they did not want the city to open the door for highrise They said there is a need for a retirement but oppose the location of a highrise building in their The same arguments were heard See Page 14A REUSJQUS FOCUS Country falls back in time WASHINGTON AP Thousands of Americans likely will arrive an hour early for work or other engagements on Sunday after forgetting to change their clocks back to standard Thats right its time to fall back to standard time after six onths of being on daylight The official change comes at 2 although most people turn their clocks back an hour before retiring on Saturday The switch benefits morning with an hour of daylight shifting from the evening to Having that hour in the evening during summers longer days provided extra time and light for picnics and and some daylighttime boosters have ad vocated using that measure all as a means of saving energy on nighttime After saving energy was the idea when daylight time was first introduced in 1918 moving an hour of daylight from morning when few people were awake to when more people could use But a brief shift to yearround daylight time during the energy crisis of the 1970s resulted in only negligible savings in   

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