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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 12, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas iTOTr WUMBLE BOX 3 iX Dodgers nip Astros 8A New Braunfels Herald New Texas Friday April 25 Cents 24 Sections Shuttle makes lastminute liftoff CAPE AP Space shuttle Discovery thundered Into orbit carrying Jake Garn among its sevenmember crew on a muchdelayed mission that blasted off with Just 55 seconds to The space plane vaulted off its launch pad at a spewing an awesome 700foot tail of fire as it climbed swiftly out over the Atlantic Ocean and then disappeared from view into a heavy cloud Nine minutes Mission Control reported Discovery was in a secure 281 miles up anoVcircIing the globe at more than While the shuttle was accelerating toward the commander reported a caution and warning light on the cabin Mission Control checked its readings on the ground and told him it was a false The the first of two shuttle flights this got off the ground after five postponements caused by a number of problems and after a 55 minute delay caused by cloudiness and by a cargo ship in the area where the booster rockets If it had not blasted off by 9 it would have been postponed The launch time was based on requirements for putting two com munications satellites into precise We did it with 55 seconds to which seems like we were playing said shuttle We did it with 55 seconds to shuttle operations manager operations manager Tom The only thing we were doing was letting our decision process run as long as time would The which also includes experiments that could produce life saving came on the fourth anniversary of the first shuttle on April The space agency hopes the flight will kick off its longsought goal of launching shuttles at a rate of one a The schedule earlier this year was scrambled by this missions and the last mission lifted off on Eight more flights are scheduled this with Challenger set to take off in just 17 on April There are 15 flights planned in 1986 and 17 in Among the thousands viewing Discoverys blazing departure were more than 100 people from Gams home Garns who wat ched with six of Garns seven said It was Even though I had seen it on I didnt realize there was going to be quite so much And I expected it to go I my Facing a time limit Fiberglass Pools has a month to comply with city regulations or shut down its FM 1101 operation City tells plant to put up or shut down v ByDANASTELL Staff writer A local fiberglass company has until May 15 to bring its building into compliance with city codes or be shut the citys Building Board of Ad justment agrjeed 4tol with Katie Gordon no to give Fiberglass Pools of Mil Preiheit the goahead to manufacture its products until it complies with and building If the company does not have a paint spray fire sprinkler and out side storage area for chemicals by the it will have to stop work In fire marshal Elroy Friesenhahn inspected three fiberglass pool manufacturers on Rusk on and on ffl 35 He said Thursday that he found the sjune problems at the Rusk and Freiheit Martin formerly on Rusk moved out of the city limits following the in At Fiberglass Pools of Friesenhahn It required some type of containment of the spraying with a fire protection Friesenhahn it needed ventilation to draw flammable vapors out of Uie At that Friesenhahn he gave the company 45 days in which to A 30day extension also was Friesenhahn the work was still not dope on 4 he verbally informed the manager the company could no longer manufacture new pools until it completed the spray with ventilation and provided some type of chemical The fire marshal said that early this month he was told by an anonymous informant that pools had been On April he received another call that there were two new pools at the Friesenhahn said he found evidence that at least one pool had beep built over the he and he a complaint in municipal On April planning director Mike Shands a letter telling the company to stop as the electrical did opt compjy He said the a division of Industries of had trouble with the local manager who had not done the work that was That manager is no longer with Smullin Why it hasnt been done I dont We have no excuse on Were trying desperately to bring that plant back he Everything we have been asked to we have let a contract City sanitarian Rick Lane told the group that the Occupational Safety and Health Ad ministration recommends strongly that not just be Smullin replied that respirators already have arrived at the He added that the only work remaining on the spray booth is the actual painting of the booth and installation of the sprinkler ventilation system has been but the stack has not been When a fiberglass pool is the gel coat paint is sprayed on a The resin and a catalyst are then put in the mold to Air circulates through the spray and exits through a filter pack and out a stack SmuJUn told the board that his would be the onjy spray booth in the County gives boot to title company worker By LILLIAN THOMAS Staff writer A company microfilming county records for a private title company got a tonguelashing in com missioners court Thursday for using the Courthouse for the past 10 days without Another controversy was settled behind closed doors the com missioners rehired Roy the sanitation inspector fired by county sanitarian Bob And one unplanned mishap had to discussed the company holding the countys million umbrella liability insurance coverage went Jody representing has been photographing county records book bybook for a San Antonio title company that plans to open one in New Braunfels but has no rented office space in town After adding this as an emergency item to Thursdays com missioners court told Frymire to cease all photographing until the company that hired him came and talked to the I came by here first County Judge Fred Clarks office and when you were not I went to Bill district Frymire explained how he thought he had Shroeder and he went to county clerk Rosie Bosenbury to ask where a good place to photograph the records would Someone suggested the law What is the interest in your company dark except we maybe selling him some the microfilm representative Frymire went up to the third floor law library and found boxes of books on the floor in his He went to the county auditors office to get per mission to move the I understood the county auditors office was in charge of that Frymire Schroeder said And then the county clerk said that it was okay to work up Neither Schroeder nor Bosenbury gave permission for him to use the Clark But Frymire took their help on finding space for him as See Page 12A its going to stair The kids I Son described the launch as As the shuttle raced into Garns bodily functions were monitored by five sensors on his four on his stomach and three on his part of an effort to learn more about how the human body adapts to The other crew members are commander Karol Bobko pilot Donald Williams mission specialists Margaret Rhea David Griggs and Jeffrey Hoffman and payload specialst Charles who almost was bumped from the flight Thursday when his drugmaking machine sprang a JAKE GARN Senator in space Teens body found in lake By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer The body of a 15yearold San Antonio boy missing since Easter was found floating in the waters of Canyon Lake early this Michael Ramirez was last seen walking from his campsite into a wooded area in Jacobs Creek Park about 3 on Easter Game Warden Neal Etheredge found his body at this morning floating near a boat ramp in Jacobs Creek He was facedown about 50 yards offshore at the first boat ramp in Jacobs Creek Etheredge That waters only about 1215 feet but he could have come up sometime during the night and drifted to that It doesnt take much of a breeze to carry a body on the water like Whats still a mystery to me is if he wanted to take a he did so with all his clothes He had Missing woman located New Braunfels police this morning located a 29yearold woman whose family had reported her missing since The woman left her home at 839 Eikel about 1 Sunday ap parently to visit some friends in said Juan That was the last time her family saw her and police had treated it as a missing person case since that I dont think its a kidnapping and we dont suspect any foul Gusme said She left the house on her own and she has not been seen or heard from We dont know what we this mooning Gusme learned that Deborah Schofield had written a check to a motel in She hasnt made contact with her but apparently shes alive and he Gusme said the motel personnel told him Schofield is on her way to where her exhusband allegedly All were trying to do is locate her and make sure she is Gusme but no and he was still wearing his his shirt and even a Etheredge Peace Justice Howard Curly Smith pronounced Ramirez dead at and ordered an autopsy to determine the exact cause of The body was then transported to the Travis County Medical Examiners Office by Zoeller Funeral By looking at the there were no obvious signs of foul Sheriffs Investigator Dennis Koepp An autopsy was ordered to determine how he and clear up a lot of extentuating Koepp said friends Ramirez was camping with said he had had about four beers before he walked They also said Ramirez told them he wanted to swim across the lake while they were The teenager played football at McCollum High School and was considered a strong See Page 12A Water Watch Comal cfs down 8 Canyon inflow cfs up 24 Canyon Dam outflow cfs same Edwards up Canyon Lake down Todays Weather Cloudy skies and occasional drizzle were in the forecast for the rest of turning to partly cloudy and warm Saturdays high will be 75 tonights low should drop to around Winds should be southeasterly at 10 miles per CLASSIFIED 3128 COMICS 11A CROSSWORD 2A DEAR ABBY 3A ENTERTAINMENT 18 HOROSCOPE 38 OPINIONS 4A RELIGIOUS FOCUS 5A SPORTS 810A STOCKS 2A TV LISTINGS 11A WEATHER 3A Rape victims plea fails to free man in jail AP Cathleen Crowell Webb today challenged the court system to try her for perjury after a judge refused to believe that she lied about a rape that sent a man to prison six years I feel the court system did a great injustice to Gary Dotson by sending him back to Webb said in an And it wasnt just my testimony but the testimony of six other alibi wit nesses to prove his And Id like to see the court try me now for perjury and the other six Webb Id like to see a jury of my peers hear the Circuit Judge Richard spying he did not believe that Webb fabricated a 1979 rape refused Thursday to free who still faces the balance of a 25to 50year sen See Page UA ;