Tuesday, March 12, 1991

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 12, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas Page 4 New Texas March 1991 16 injured in blast PORT Texas AP An explosion rocked a Union Carbide plant near this Texas coastal city early injuring 16 people and forcing authorities to evacuate about 25 peo officials Carbide spokesman Mike OSullivan said only one of the injured transported to area hospitals appeared to have serious All of the workers have been accounted OSullivan John administrator of Memorial Medical Center at Port said eight people were brought there with mostly inhala tion problems and did not require Spokeswoman Cissy Bonuz of the Calhoun County Emergency Manage ment Office said plant officials said no hazardous materials were released into the Officials decided to evacuate everyone living within a mile of the but Bonuz said that involved less than 25 Bonuz said authorities were not immediately able to determine exactly what Witnesses told Houstons KTRK TV that they could hear the blast and see a fireball from eight miles Texas Highway 185 in front of the plant renuBned closed about three hours after the but Texas Highway 35 was open to regular traff ic about three hours following the The plant is located about 15 miles south of Port Lavaca on the Texas Port Lavaca is located about 30 miles southeast of Experts say few deaths masking airtraffic ills DALLAS AP Some experts say air safety is being compromised by an outdated and underfunded despite the reduced number of deaths related to airline Most of our airports are defi said John president of the Aviation Safety They are World War Hvintage faciliues with runways that with lighting and signs that are not with poor Thirtynine people died in airline accidents last Thats compared with 273 deaths in The problems at the airports are of such magnitude that fixing them may require an effort on the order of sending a man to the Air Line Pilots Association spokesman John Mazor told The Dallas Morning Some critics lay blame for the prob lem with the Federal Aviation The FA A operates on a tombs tone said Paul a professor of mechanical engineering at Southern Methodist University and an aviation accident You have to nave a certain number of people dead before they The FAA disputes Packmans saying the agency has made great strides in air The good news is we think the technical uncertainties are pretty much behind said Joe the FAAs executive director of sys tems I think we are at a point now where we have learned Pilots association becoming more militant in union action DALLAS AP Members of the Allied Pilots Association are becoming more like their blue collar union brothers when it comes to dealing with their Fort Worthbased American We were not a union union said Herman We came to the realization that we are workers when American Chairman Robert Crandall became more hard Samuels also said its likely members may now try to dump their national leadership team in favor of a more aggressive one thats more closely aligned with the wishes of the rank and The APAs members nominate national leaders next week at their semiannual meeting in San We have previously been known as a docile company APA spokesman Bill Walters told the Dallas Times But no Members said the tough stance the union adopted during negotiations paid off because it netted pilots a contract making them among the highest paid in the industry a victory that wasnt possible with the older more entrenched The APA dumped its negotiating team in the middle of contract replacing it with a harderline members said a more militant stance was long developing inside the union prior to the we know But DelBalzo said despite billions of dollars in improvements during the past much of the traffic control equipment at the nations air ports has been brought only into the early Someone described us several years ago as the worlds largest user of vacuum DelBalzo It was probably we are essentially out of the vacuumtube of colors Presenting an Ameican flag to Loraine during his recent vis 3t to ABC Home Health Services at Vista Village in New Braunfels is Edmund Kuempel of Photo by Erik Karlsson DPS trooper shot near Austin buried at Fort Bliss cemetery EL Texas AP A Texas Department of Public Safety trooper slain while on pairol was buried in a i ceremony attended by hundreds of jaw enforcement authorities from around the state and Trooper Carlos Ray buried Monday at Fort Bliss National The El Paso native was shot to death last week while patrolling an area near A lengthy procession of police veh icles wound its way through the pemetery before stopping to join War rens The American flag that was draped over Warrens coffin flapped in the brisk Its similar to losing one of the Law enforcement is a close knit El Paso DPS Trooper Bob Newman Once a fallen comrade has left us we feel we have to honor them as best we said Sherry Flynn of the Indiana State Pol who served seven years in the Army before becoming a is survived by his two daughters and three Charges were filed last week against David of Aus in the Madrigal and two other Mar cello Gonzalez and Juan Gon brothers from were charged with aggravated kidnapping in the a trooper since was killed March 5 at a roadside park on Texas Highway 71 in Travis He was shot three times in the Madrigal was arrested after being stopped in San Antonio by an officer there and allegedly firing at the offic Madrigal was shot four times in the ensuing We are not completely out of the early1960s Officials at Dallas FortWorth International Airport are trying to implement a new ground radar system lo avoid an accident such as the one that killed 34 people last month in Los But technical problems have delayed installation of the system until at least February officials Sea World treating hurt whale SAN ANTONIO AP An injured pygmy sperm whale found stranded on the Gulf of Mexico beach on Matagorda Island was in bad but was undergoing treat ment at the Sea World of Texas mar ine theme park officials The mammal was found Monday and was flown by Coast Guard helicopter to the marine theme according to park spokesman Bob This whale is in bad but we dont know how it got McCullough The Marine Mammal Stranding a group of volunteers and scientists through out the United States which assists animals in asked us to do what we can to Animal specialists were checking the whale Monday night for injuries or deformities which may have caused it to become McCullough The whale is a black measuring about 7 feet long and weighing about 250 he when a whale has beach ed its because there was some sort of physical McCul lough He did not know if the park would display the whale if it First of we want to try and save he Glenn Sea World vice pres ident and general described the whale as critically Shes not swimming well and shes have trouble staying Young Four employees in wet suits work ed to keep the whale upright in 4 feet of water so that she could breath Although he estimated the whales age at 24 years Young We dont know a lot about ihis Young said the species lives mostly in subtropical areas throughout the AIR DUCT CLEANING TERRVS CLEANING Cltl SERVICE 628 Swing ihi JHtotHityAni Slati 1972 Young artist As winner of the recent Young Artist Competition of the MidTexas Pat will receive a cash award and a contract to play with the symphony in its April 28 pops Also pictured is John chairman of the competition Piano school sets yearround classes Texas AP The joyful Schools out wont echo down the halls of at least one Dallas area elementary Other than getting slightly longer Carlisle Elementary pupils will be in class Higher test scores and lower stress are expected to result from the revised calendar as Carlisle becomes the first school in North Texas to abandon the traditional school year that seems to revolve around summer In addition to twoweek breaks in March and October and the shortened summer the new plan also extends the winter break from two to three From an educational people are really excited about said Carlisle principal Charles who proposed the Teachers that have worked on a sys tem like this know they dont have to spend all their time And they know that more frequent breaks throughout the allowing time for are really The decision to implement the plan in Piano followed six months of dis cussion and The school board approved the plan with 61 vote A majority of Carlisle parents approved the threeyear pilot plan in a school election last Supporters of yearround schools say students retain more need less review and suffer less bum out because of the more fre quent But opponents of the plan say it will tear apart families that have children attending different schools and want to plan family A child is not a test said Bill who will have two child ren at Carlisle and two at Schimelpfe nig Middle School next A child is Family vaca going to see grandparents and those kinds of experiences are going to be Laurie who will have two daughters at Carlisle next said she favors the yearround I know that people will have some and thats Willardson But the dust will and we will see some real educational The only other public school dis trict in Texas to have adopted the yearround schedule is said Julian the Texas Education Agencys assistant education com missioner for school did quite a bit of advertising in 1990 in different I can honestly say though that the ads we ran in The Herald were by far the most successful ad campaign of all last The results we got went a long way toward helping us achieve our 1990 Thanks HeraldZeitung Pat Owner Faded Memories Antique Market In a recent independent conducted for New Braunfels mer chants a full 77 of the respondents said they depend on The Herald Zeitung to get information about products and services in New Braun But Pat Coins of Faded Memories didnt need a fancy survey to tell him Hes known it all His cash register is all the survey he its nice to have proof like this in black and But its even bet ter to have it in Dont take our word for Pat Hell tell Advertising in The Herald Zeitung doesnt It CaH us today for advertising fames 1989 sU New Braunfels HeraldZeitung 707 Landa 6259144

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