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Colorado Springs Gazette (Newspaper) - November 29, 1982, Colorado Springs, Colorado Pro football new Orleans. 23 . Rams. 20 Washington. 13 san Diego. 30 san Francisco. 20 Kansas City. 14 Philadelphia. 9 Denver. 20 St. Louis. 23 Seattle. 16 Cincinnati. 31 by jets. 15 Atlanta. 20 Pittsburgh. 0 . Raiders. 17 Green Bay. 13 water hampers search for bodies at my site Kentucky Ishnuk Tennessee Eire Al my missile test site i cilia horrid he tit Ltd ii xxx Jyi Ala Colorado Springs i a Freedom newspaper 11 Ith Vear Gazette Telegraph 15c daily a 35c sunday a monday evening nov. 29, 1982 five part series Jessica Savitch faces choices/d1 Tullahoma Tenn. Apr recovery Crews were pumping thousands of Gallons of water out of an my rocket test Shaft today to uncover the bodies of three of the four men who died in an a instantaneous fire an air Force spokesman said. The remains of the fourth victim were removed sunday from the 250-foot Concrete Shaft by Crews wearing oxygen packs said sgt. John Blackburn. The four men were killed saturday evening As civilian con a defense Secretary Caspar Weinberger believes the my plan will Aid the . In arms limitation talks with the soviets. Page a6. Tractors tried to remove debris and solid fuel left in the Shaft by a second stage my missile engine that exploded during testing nov. 17. Sixteen others were injured while fighting the Flash fire. The sudden fire at the Arnold engineering development Center facility May have been ignited by the volatile fuel Blackburn said. Nine feet or about 750,000 Gallons of water that helped put out saturdays fire covered the floor of the Shaft when the pumping began shortly after Midnight Blackburn said. The water concealed the bodies of three employees of Aero Jet strategic propulsion co., a defense contractor based in Sacramento Calif. The body of John p. Sipe was found higher up the Shaft Blackburn said. It was recovered by an Engineer and two firefighters who were lowered into the steel reinforced underground Concrete test facility. Sipe had been working about 70 feet above the floor when the fire broke out about 6 saturday said Brig. Gen. Kenneth r. Johnson commander of Arnold. A it was an instantaneous Flash with tremendous heat. A Johnson said. A there be any Way they could have survived that Flash. It went off like a Sparkler with tremendous heat and Are Jet identified its dead employees As Dona j Roy jr., 57, a rocket test technician from fair Oaks Calif., Murray l. Tauscher 49, a senior test Engi Neer of Roseville Calif., and Arthur Totten 48, a rocket test technician of Citrus Heights Calif., All Sacramento suburbs see my Page a2 state court decides on rights to water can to choose a gift computers Whiz ideas to shoppers by Leslie Henderson it staff writer in the age of electronics it was Only a matter of time before they computerized Santa. Mall of the Bluffs and Chapel Hills mall both have installed computer santas for the Christmas holidays and the electronic gift selectors Are drawing big crowds the computers Are being used both by adults some unsure at first about How to operate a computer and youngsters to whom computer proficiency is second nature. Young and old seem to enjoy punching in the data on that hard to shop i or person and seeing what suggestions the Santa computer arrives at representatives of the malls explained that the stores in the shopping centers enter several j items representative of their merchandise in the computer. The computer at mall of the Bluffs has More than 600 items in it said Tina Roberson one of Santa selves who also keeps an Eye on the computer. Although the computers Are to help shoppers find gift ideas for j others 12-year-old Doug Wieder 2501 Fuller Road decided to see what the computer would Sug Gest for him. The computer at mall of the Bluffs that Doug used first asks the age of the person the gift is for but then says a oops wed better not get into that Quot instead four categories appear on the screen a infant child teen Ager and adult and the operator is asked to select one. Doug selected the teen Ager category for himself a twelve is close enough a he said a a in a almost a the computer than asks see computers Page a2 teens linked to burglaries by Diano Wangler it staff writer two teen agers have been arrested in connection with the largest burglary ring the crime stoppers program has Ever been involved with. Crime stoppers police coordinator Mike Johns said today Johns said from 15 to 25 recent area bursaries have been cleared but the arrest of Thomas Arthur Wells or. 19. Of 329 s. Elpaso St. And a 17-year-old male juvenile both suspects accused of burglary first degree criminal trespass and felony theft have bonded out of Elpaso county jail on $2,500 Bonds formal charges will be filed later this week said Susan Bretag charge my paralegal in the District attorney s office More than $10,000 in stolen Glt kit is a mostly guns cassette recorders television sets and jewelry were recovered at 329 s Elpaso St and at the juvenile s residence on South it Charras Strett Johns said Johns said that in late october crime stoppers received a tip from a person who said he knew of juveniles who were involved in some burglaries. He gave us some details which we were Able to verify Quot Johns said a the also told us where some of the stolen property was being officer Pat Crouch of the patrol division was Given the Case Johns said. A the approached them and they let him Crouch into the group a Johns said a the was Able to get into the group As a Fence for them to get rid of their stolen property. We made a couple of buys from them to build the Case a a it was a lot of Good police work on his crouches part a Johns said. Johns said Crouch and detectives Mark Alumbaugh and Chuck Lucht kept in touch with the crime stoppers tipster who would provide additional information As questions arose in the three week investigation Johns said the two alleged burglars made most of their entries into unoccupied houses and cars in the Early evening hours Johns said the $10,000 in recovered items will be returned to the owners once they Are no longer needed As evidence. A some of the thing they stole was fenced or pawned a Johns said. A we Haven to gotten our hands on All of it but we do have enough to make a Case against the Case is still under investigation and further arrests May be made Johns said. Denver apr a 15-year squabble Over the Federal governments right to Reserve water on Colorado lands was resolved in part today by a state supreme court decision that touched virtually every water District in the state the 80-Page decision written by the seven members of the court was aimed at determining whether the Federal government has any reserved water rights related to certain lands set aside for Forest National Monument or other purposes. The High court concluded that it does but those rights Are not unlimited. And in agreement with a state water court which handed Down the original decision the High court said the Federal government must proceed under state Law in the same manner As any other Public or hug a Llama Rima Kerstetter hugs Tel private appropriate Bandito a a Llama which was on display last see court Page a2 weekend in front of la Vicuna 32 e. Bijou Dave Rains go Zytt Telegraph St. This Llama among others owned by is Kerstetterr a father Howard will be shown on saturdays until Christmas. Inside 4 sections 52 pages business Bio metro cd classified d5 mini Page c5 comics b12 movies cd f i crossword b13 other voices 03 deaths a4 people i dear Abby c8 scoreboard b4 editorial c7 sports by health a12 television c12 Horoscope c12 vitals c2 lifestyle c8 Gazette switchboard 632-5511 Nice enough partly Cloudy skies with a High about 50. Details a4. Congress Back to work legislators Convene to consider gasoline tax to help out nation s ailing highways sen. Howard Baker Washington a Congress convenes today for the first time since the nov. 2 elections seemingly ready to vote for an increase in the gasoline tax As a Way of financing a Multi billion Dollar Highway jobs program. Beyond that congressional of a facials say the lame Duck session is Likely to produce Sharp Dis agreement on defense and economic issues with no consensus expected on what to try next to combat continuing High unemployment. Senate majority Leader Howard Baker said sunday he doubts president Reagan a plan for deploying the my missile or a general jobs measure beyond the gasoline tax financed Highway program will get much action a the lame Duck session is going to be limited to trying to pass what appropriations measures we can and a continuing Baker r-Tenn., said on cd so so face the nation program. A i doubt the big issues Are debated fully in the three weeks of the lame Duck i certainly doubt that they re settled before among the matters that will surface during the session expected to end on dec. 17, Are a the regular Money Bills needed to run the Federal government for the balance of the current fiscal year Only three of 13 regular Money Bills have been signed into Law see session Page a2

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