New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, December 20, 1987, Page 8

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

December 20, 1987

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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 20, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas Button, button... who’s got the button? lf YOU have it... and are wearing it while shopping in New Braunfels Nov. 27 thru Dec. 24... you could win $10...or $110! Texas Commerce Bank, again, is going to give away Un crisp $ IO hills — daily (except Sunday» during the Christmas shopping season in New Braunfels. And there will he 3 lucky cash bonus winners: 2 of $50, I of $100. KG S B-AM and KNBT-FM radio stations will he working with us. Together we re going to make a lot of shoppers happy. i a.. i pf Ny it,S.t s holden V.Ii n.tsri: I Ka ember .* 4 vt uh tim rcnui > I hank vim {ut ^hopping Si a Hi amdt lust I WM I DIM in I Iii slit UTI K Milt ll I > NX 11 I HI ll XSD! 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Texas Commerce Bank Since I HK I New Braunfels Member IT Mi SAS Factory Shoe Store Log Cabin Store 17995 IH 35 'Next to Garden Ridge Pottery) 6515312 STORE HOURS Mon thru Theirs A Sat 10-7 Friday 10-9 Sunday 12-5 FRANCES BRIDGES is there tor you every Thursday in the Herald Zritung As comfortable as rho are pretty Handlasted tuft bather tippet soft \nh insole cunt*tared to the slmfte of your foot In ist in tutu ha tun \ iitut black fenn\ iti tutu ha nai l amt hunk A en / the Dills> is our soft room) shoulder hay of top sunlit) leather I / tillable in tm ti hii mn I and blat k to mix ami niatih with s IX shoes Sunday, December 20. 198/ Crewman claims Page SA Herald-Zedunp New Braunfels, Texas w treat GAINESVILLE XU Cooke County officials have agreed to cover medical bills for two robbers suspects who were wounded in a high-speed chase and shootout with Gainesville and Grayson Count> authorities The 35-nviIe chase Sox IU began in Gainesville and reached speeds over loo mph before the suspect s car hurst into flames in Sherman Two of the four suspects involved in the chase were injured and medical bills total $25,ono The suspects are charged in con nocturn with the armed rohlvery of a Gainesville jewelry store brakes not set on derailed train ()ur special holiday savings offer expires this week. Tune is miming (Hit 'n him* unix g» *t <i tew T.ivn left to suitilx* to nic IXnirn Oi.tnnH oik! vim* You I not onK get Hie I TisiK *\ rh,mud—tinujne ,uhI cm ding i h 1 *g,untuing \< Hit vsIk >le filmily will emit a together vt hi ll also ni\"w .t Five sui*st ti P , Tis is i':,.t • Mn * N-(1< >n t .lei,iv I .iii in'Vv FREE Installation and FREE Santa Mickey to All Now Disney Subscribers N.B. Cable Comm.    Seguin Cable Comm. 160 Hwy 81 W.    I    239 E. Collage St. 625-3408    379-1505 I    ('humid ti',rat 12 23 ST Students at Comal Elementary sweetened the Christmas stockings for New Braunfels Humane Society She ter with donations to its annual food drive Students fro^1 left Kristina Guillen fourth grader Jonathan HilcJbrand first grader and Tiffany Martin kindergartener, and Debbie Holt of the Humane Society take a look at the stack of dry puppy doc kitten anc cat food. The shelter needs donations to defray the ..cst of car mg for more than 3.000 animals each year The drive ontinues through Christmas For more information call 629-528/ Photc by Deryl Clark) County to pay medical bills ROUND HOUK < AP The brakes were not properly sol on 88 railroad cars involved in a derailment that forced the evacuation of 5,(KHI people and sparked a huge blaze, a member of the freight train s crew says The Union Pacific Railroad cars rolled backward 7 miles from the town of McNeil last week to a few miles east of here, about lo miles north of Austin They struck a closed switch, caus mg some cars to jump the rail and then continued for a mile before some of the lead cars rolled over and came to a stop railroad officials and witnesses said “It s very simple The guy just screwed up and didn t set the brakes ami they got away and that s what caused the whole deal the crew member, who asked not to be ideo titled told the \uatin American .'talesman Friday He was one of four crew members on the train Hut a spokesman for the National Transportation Safety Hoard said last week the brakes were inspected and found to In* working Three tank cars ruptured and fin.ooh gallons of propylene a chemical similar to propane and 25,(KHI gallons of butyl alcohol flumed for two days forcing the evacuation of 5 .xxi pimple near the tracks along I S tm No one was injured in the Dec 12 derailment and tire I he derailment inv olved nine other cars of hazardous chemicals that were flammable anil explosive including vinyl chloride a potent cancer causing. benin a1 Vinyl chloride also produces toxic byproducts w hen it bums prosgene gas hydrogen chloride and carbon monoxide None of the car- contain mg that chemical burned flow ever The Eederal Railroad Xdmmistra lion the NISH and {fie lexas Railroad Commission are in vestigatmg the aulder]’ Ihe agen des are awaiting results of drug and alcohol tests performed on th. Nan Xntomo based crew Train brake sy stems operate t v air pressure and im iud. a ta sate system that automatically applies the brakes it th*- cars are uncoupled and .or pressure is lost Hut there is a manual override to the system, which allows railroad workers to uncouple a car without releasing the air from the brake system a procedure called “bottl mg ’ or “blocking “ Drew members had uncoupled five cars from the 88 cars when they stop ped at McNeil “The procedure is you stop a train and the engineer sets the brakes and you cut away from it.' the crewman said You cut the air off on the front part ol the train and when you pull away from it. the brakes are set Apparently the guy responsible tor the cutoff bottled the air so when the engineer thought he was setting the brakes he wasn't This has hap pervert before bul it doesn’t happen very often, he said The crewman said he and his co workers chased the runaway cars with their locomotives hut were unable to catch the cars before thev derailed It was very fortunate that nobody got killed and damage was held to a minimum the train crew man said ;

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