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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 19, 1983, New Braunfels, Texas Con J. ie.', ^exaa #7 ?•- I •    •    it c |\ ont' 1eJ. do* hSk'j-: I •-    :■•/ ■    7*59h«5 White calls lawmakers back into session    -page 5A Texas Baseball Twins 8, Rangers 4 Padres 2, Astros 1-11 innings Ballesteros, Watson -sports, share lead in Open Page 7A >AV New Braunfels Now Braunfels. Texas Herald-Zeituno I OO Kin I OI    CC    A SUNDAY June 19, 1983 50 cents Vol. 92 No. 121 66 Pages 4 Sections (USPS 377 880' Sally rides into orbit aboard shuttle Challenger (WPK CW NA VER A I., Kl... < API    After 22 years and 57 men. Uh* United States put a woman in space Saturday Sa lh Ride, a 22-year-old astrophysicist, went right to wmk. sending a Canadian .satellite spinning out of Challenger's cargo bay It sure is fun," she told Mission Control during her first hour iii spat e And. by tin* end of the day, she had not changed lier mind As Mission Control bid the astronauts a h«hh! night and thanked them for a great day. Ms Ride exclaimed lf you think it was a great day for you. you should have been up here." Neither Ms Ride nor her four male crewinates aboard Challenger made note of the breakup of a mon-only group Rut as fire belched from the tail of the shuttle at the beginning of Flight Seven. Uh* voice of launch control exulted "liftoff, liftoff of STS-? and America's first woman astronaut!" On the shuttle's seventh turn around Earth, she conducted critical checkout procedures and then pushed the button that ejected the $24 Mullion Anik-C communications satellite at a precise point over tile Pacific Ocean, southwest of Hawaii. "This makes Uh* orbiter three for three on PAM deploy, said Ms Ride after the successful release She referred to the small system tliat hod ejected two such satellites on a previous flight lier fellow mission specialist, John Fabian, said. "As previously advertised, we deliver." The Anik-C w ill bring satellite pay-TV to receiving dishes in millions of U S homes Ms Ride s husband. Steve Hawley, an astronaut who is to fly in space for the first time next year bade her farewell from launch control Sally, have a ball," he said. A crowd estimated at half-a-milhon urged lier upward. Many donned T-shirts with the slogan "Ride, Sally Ride” The trip has oilier significant firsts." If ail goes well. Challenger will make the shuttle program s first round trip. Florida-to-Florida, landing at a concrete Kennedy Space Center strip next Friday at 6 53 a iii Ami never Indore have five people gone into orbit on one ship. prompting this boast from NASA "Space shuttle Challenger has delivered to space the largest human pay load of all tune four men, one woman." In his weekly radio address. President Reagan t ailed Ms Ride an example of the great strides women have made He wished the crew well Patrons to speak at CISD meeting By DEBBIE DelOACH Staff writer Tile Tuesday night meeting of the Comal Independent School District board of trustees could be a repeat of the controversial May 24 meeting, with at least two patrons requesting spots on the agenda In addition to the i eguiar "Audience with Patrons." James M Mangum and Carter Casteel have asked their names be included ut tile agenda Mangum a request states. I would like lo pnipose a choice of solutions I to the current strife within (’ISIK" He adds the solutions will tx* based .hi business principals, and no accusations w ill be made. Casteel’s request is oil behalf of Hie "Concerned Taxpayers" group She wants (Im* opportunity to address the board un Hie formation of Hic advisory committee, and ret clit events iii CISD An 11-member Advisory Committee was appointed by the board at its June 14 meeting, to look into a prepared list of nine concerns The committee is to bring ib report back at the July 19 board meeting. After the board listens to its patrons. It will face a hefty agenda The board will hear reports on the 1982*413 Texas Assessment of Bass Skills Tests, summer school curriculum, and discuss Hie board's role in the Sept 15 opening of the Alternative School at Teen Connection with director Nancy Ney. The board w ill also consider a longdistance telephone service within CISD, a proposal for group ttealth insurance benefit plan with a $500 deductible, a vocational agriculture purctiasing plan, a holiday schedule • 12-month |>ersonnel. Other action items include authorization for supply expenditures necessary for school opening, a hardship transfer for Tammy lunette laundry, and the activation of a long-range planning committee for Ha- district Inside Today s Weather Skies should cloud up again sometime tonight, remaining partly cloudy to cloudy through the* afternoon Winds will be from the southeast at 5-10 miles per hour. Expect some late night cloudiness, and a partially covered sky on Monday afternoon Temperatures will be warm. eO wgy/    HBP'1 'ZV BUSINESS    SB CLASSIFIED..............8    13B COMICS    6B CROSSWORD    3A DEAR ABBY    2B DEATHS    2A ENTERTAINMENT    7B HOROSCOPE    6B KALEIDOSCOPE    ...    14B OPINIONS    4A PUBLIC RECORDS    3A SPORTS     7    10A WEATHER    3A Guns and jewelry? Couple mixes unlikely interests at show Lining up Appraisal 'showdown' may come Monday By DYANNEIWY Staff writer Dm* agenda looks simple At 7 p rn Monday, dire.tors of tin* Comal County Appiaisal District will discuss an a./ bot committee's report and talk about tin* 1984 budget Hut Chief Appraiser (Benn Brinks proposed budget won't be worth much if directors decide to take the committee'! recommendation, which is lo relieve Brin ks of hts management responsibilities and put County Tax Assessor Gloria (lennan in charge of tile appraisal office. Brocks said Saturday that he liasn't any idea how Ha* vote will go — lf. indeed, a vote u taken Director diaries ls*wis, who. haired Hie ad bot committee, hoprs to force it to a vole He kept quiet last month, when hoard chan man leroy Goudson requested some time hi study reports Lewis feels Ha* tune tuts now rome to make a decision, alai ta says fa ll move Monday to make Cleunan chief appraiser. "I have to," he said "I can’t change, because the majority of th** committee recommended this " Da tally iiamber in dissent was Giya Gulf, representing Ha* New Braunfels city-sellout district lax office Guff is also a director of the appraisal district, alai will no doubt cast a "no" vole on lawis motion Director Arnold Moos indicated Diur sday Hull he would support lawis But it takes Hirer votes to pass a motion, and Ha last twu board {lambers aren't so easy to second-guess "I know what my personal feeling is, but I don t Rant to weigh it before Ha* board Bv PATRICIA YZNAGA KING Wire editor I anda and Harvey Turner of San Antonio came to their first gun show here two years ago with about four guns for display Their guns seemed lost un Ha* long exhibit table They were back here again Saturday, old hands at gun exhibits. The 1981 New Braunfels Police Officers’ Association gun show was their first show Since then Ha* couple has attended shows all over the state This center is the nicest than any we've ever been to," Mrs Turner said At the gun stiow Sal ut day Turner, who is retired. has a chance to see me eyeball-to-eyebali," said Goodxon Vice-chairman George Erben said la* fwd a sort of "middle .rf Ha* ruad ” recommendation, winch la* hoped Ha* board would at least consider He didn t want to talk about it beforefumd. either "I’m trying to work for a long-term soluUon, Hail should be a nice savings to Ha* taxpayers," was all la* w ould say ('Inman is just going to w ait alai see She said Friday Hiat sin* guessed she'd take the job if Ha* board offered it But she didn t sound lo., enthusiastic. Still, Cimnel! served on the <*d hoc committee, which included a representative from every taxing entity Ha* ap^ praisal district serves She voted with the majority when Ua*y recommended putting See APPRAISAL. Page IZA Bullet hole in Civic Center floor with car keys for scale displayed guns and Mrs. Turner, who works for an insurance company in San Antonio, displayed Jew lory. She sees jewelry exhibits at gun shows as a break from the gun exhibits. Police Detective Juan Gustitc, chairman of the gun show, said it was not unusual to have jewelry exhibits at a gun show An exhibit .rf only guns would not really atli act a mass audience he said "We try to lune Uh* finer things," ha female audiences, Gusiiic said, adding Hint many wives or female friends accompany men to gun shows. Mrs l unier began exhibiting jewelry because sin* didn't want to "just sit around" at gun shows Site See SHOW. Page IZA Show marred by accident An exhibitor uas shot early Saturday afternoon at Hie New Braunfels Police Officers Association Gun Show at the Civic ( enter Donald By bant, of Kingsville, was tut by bullet fragments in the leg, {Millet* said Pollee Detective Juan Gu.sme, chairman of tin* gun show, said the shooting was accidental The incident occurred after noon, when a man who was attending the gun show as a patron opened fits handgun, a semi-automatic pistol, for inspection iii tile weapon iiis|M*ction area, Gusme said Police said Saturday they were not at liberty to release the man's name 'Dm* gun show d«M*s not allow loaded weapons iii the exhibit area Rylianl was walking out of the exhibit area toward Hie concession stand while the gun was tieing inspected, Gum im* said The gun went »rff, a bullet Int the floor, iich.M’hted and tut Rylianl iii Hu* leg, Gusiih* said It went off, Gusme said, adding that Hie person who owned the gun was not being reckless "He opened it ii|> ha iiis|m . lion lie unloaded it " Although the man thought Hie gun s chamber was empty .rf bullets, there was one still in Uh chamber," Gusme said it Int Hie (loot and flounced up and hit Hu* man < By bant I," Gusme .Mild "ll hi. Pl letted S.) fast " Gumia* said the incident may have been cause.! by "some sort of malfunction with Hie gun Kyhant was taken to M. Kenna Memorial Hospital See MISH AP. Page IZA Group supports board, Willhelm, sees problem as communication Not everyone is untiappy with Ha* Comal Independent School District, iLs school board or lls superintendent One such group rite! at Hu* Woodlands Country Club Thursday night, to sfiare ideas arid .iiscuss Hie current controversy Dial was the same night Uh* IJ-member Advisory Comiiuttee, appointed by the CISD boaid. met in dosed session. Spokesperson Frances Ailhright said Hie discussion group decided Hiat part of Hie current problem was that "Supt (Edgar) Willhelm came from outside CISD Some patrons and leachers haven t gotten to know him, whereas before the superintendent was alway s a CISD principal first," site said But the constant theme of the discussion seemed to be "communication," Ailbnght said "It's important to try and understand flow communication, complicated by rumors and hearsay, is causing this Hung lf people hear sofiieliung, Lf ley need lo contact their prin t apa Is and find out what the actual facts are. Ixin’t just accept Hie other." Ailhright said she felt, for Hie most part. Hint CISD patrons and parents want Hie same Uuug good management uf tax dollars for Un* childrens' best education * And we felt Hie board is moving in Hiat direction," site said * Most of us are pleased with the educational changes " She recalled an incident several years ago See GROUP, Page IZA Volcker to stay as head of Fed WASHINGTON (AP> - President Reagan ended months of speculation .Saturday by announcing he will renominate Paul A Volcker to serve anoHier four years as chairman of the Federal Reserve Board when fits first term expires in August He's agreed to do so, and I couldn't be more pleased," Reagan said in his weekly radio broadcast from Camp David, Md , wftere fie is spending the weekend. Volcker, who was first named to the post in 1979 by then-President Carter, said in New York that be was "gratified and honored by Hie expression of confidence by the president " In renaming Volcker, Reagan turned aside an opportunity to put his own appointee in that sensitive spot as Hie nation's central banker. Volcker has strong backing in business and (inanetai circles for his efforts lo bring down Hu* inflation rati* Hut lite Fed’s anti-inflation policies also have been blamed by some for contributing to tile lengthy and deep recession from which flu- economy is recovering Reagan's announcement was certain to be well received by business, which liad been pressing for (us reappointment to what is considered by some Hie second most powerful job in Hie United Stales Arthur Levitt, chairman of the American Stock Exchange, called the announcement "in Hie best interests of the country's economic future " Sen Robert Dole, K-Kan., said the decision "should reassure the financial markets enough, I hope, to lower interest rates " Sen. Thomas Eagleton. D-Mu., in a Democratic response to the president's radio talk, said, "I vigorously support Ha* Choice. Sen. Gary Hart, IM alo , u candidate tot Hu* Democratic presidential nomination, said Hic reappointment "could be a disaster for out economy and for Hu* unemployed" AFL-t’K) spokesman Rex Hardesty said Hu* labor federation disagrees with Hr* Fed s monetary policy, adding "But we liad no reason to oppose Hic reappointment .rf Volcker because the policy would riot have changed if fie Iud been replaced " Volcker s nomination must bt* confirmed by Hie Senate, where few obstacles are expected His current term as chairman expires Aug 5 By law Hic term of Hr* chairman, who is paid $69,gut) a year, lasts four years, though Volcker’s term as an ordinary board member lasts until 1993 Ststl photos tty John N Smtri Dean Fischer of New Braunfels 'scopes' a rifle with his son Brent and Jason Vallier (left) ;