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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 19, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas HIVBW oraumeis ner undreds flee Florida wildfires New Braunfels HeraMZeitung May 3A PALM COASTT AP Wildfires raged across acres of Florida brushland destroying sending hundreds fleeing and leaving the state in the throes of a major officials The blazes cut highways and communications and were responsible for at least two Bob calling the fires the worst in Florida declared a state of emergency Saturday after mobilizing the National Guard to aid exhausted Fires burned in 29 of Floridas 67 The worst threat was along a 100mile stretch of the northeast coast from Augustine to Cape where fires forced mass The state is in the throes of a major disaster with said Paul Wills of the state Division of Forestry From Cape Canaveral up to you can count seven or eight huge including two of he Were expecting a hard time with it this Wills Its not totally surrounded with fire Wind from the west will blow it into many As many as 200 houses and two schools have been destroyed in the area near Augustine known as the Palm said Charles Wall of the Highway Information remained sketchy because the fires knocked out phone service throughout the Power also was out in some Hundreds of residents of this area spent Friday night in hotels or Red Cross emergency Residents who left their Palm Coast homes Saturday morning were prevented from returning by troopers who blocked all Firefighter Robert died late Thursday in a blaze that burned acres of prime North Florida Near the town of Navarre in the Florida firefighter Randall died of a heart attack while battling a Firefighters reported at least 109 19 of them burning about acres across the state said state forestry division spokesman Al Sim In a fire covering acres continued to burn but its spread had been halted Saturday Wills That blaze was blamed for a power outage that brought South Florida to a halt for three hours Friday afternoon when it overheated a major power feed line and cut off supply to million Families mourn mine blast victims TOKYO AP Most shops closed in the mining town of Yubari on and families held wakes for 62 miners killed deep underground in a coal shaft rent by an The disaster took place Friday at the Mitsubishi Minami Oh Yubari mine in central Hokkaido about 562 miles north of The blast ripped through the deepest a halfmile un It caught miners during shift when the shafts were crowded with Twentyfour miners were in 10 company and union officials About 250 other miners un derground at the time escaped Police confiscated mine com pany files on Saturday in an in vestigation to see if negligence was according to Masahisa a spokesman for Hokkaido state Michiko Ishida told The Associated Press in a telephone I never thought such an accident would actually My husband was working at one of the most modern Her 29yearold Kazuo was among those The Yubari disaster came three weeks after a similar explosion killed 11 people at a mine in southwestern also operated by the Mitsubishi Coal Mining As the bodies were returned to their 200 police officers led by Susumu a high ranking investigator from the National Police searched the mine according to Tamura said the police team issued a search warrant on suspicion of involuntary man slaughter through negligence and confiscated 80 documents on the companys security and disaster prevention He said company officials were questioned but would not name them and said no arrest warrants were The team is to descend into the mine shafts The Ministry of International Trade and which is responsible for overseeing Japans 11 major coal also started investigations Akira Suzuki of the ministrys Mining Safety Management said there was a strong possibility that a gush of methane gas set off the Suzuki said a preliminary in vestigation showed most of the 62 miners were killed by carbon monoxide in air ii i u ic an s United passengers scramble as pilots strike continues By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS t United Airlines and its pilots agreed Saturday to resume negotiations in a twoday walkout that grounded most flights of the nations largest The Air Line Pilots Association agreed to resume negotiations Monday with United in as proposed by Helen the chairman of the National Mediation said David a union United spokesman Chuck Novak said the company also had The strikes effects were widespread as ticket agents scrambled to find alternate bookings for passengers left while other airlines added added cars and travelers stood in Two senior citizens group from Chicago were stranded in and airport managers added up revenue they were losing in landing The strike began after contract talks broke down early Friday over a company demand for a twotiered pay system that would put newly hired pilots on a lower scale than their The who had not struck since had worked without a contract since April Novak said the company is already screening applications to permanently replace the striking members of the Air Line Pilots United had to cut its operations with only 165 or 11 percent of those normally getting off the ground Friday and 220 flights scheduled the airline It usually has flights Passengers found seats on remaining United flights and other Hopkins said from where the union and the airline are I think for the most across the its going fairly But 95 senior citizens from had to spend an extra night in after their Friday flight to Chicago was Were having an extended said Rudolph a member of the Senior Collection He said they hoped to take an Eastern Airlines flight and be in Chicago by The strike apparently prompted an unexpected request for 700 extra tickets for Saturdays train from Los Angeles to Amtrak spokesman John McLeod said in Washington Philadelphia police sift through MOVE ruins Briefly PHILADELPHIA AP Slowed by the collapse of some of the charred rowhouses adjoining the fortress home of the radical group police on Saturday searched for more weapons and clues in the aftermath of the deadly police Wind and overnight rain made the walls of some of the roofless standing like charred fall into the Sixty one houses were burned 11 people The search is They are going to look through adjoining said Robin press aide to Mayor Wilson On police finished a four day search of the MOVE compound after finding a two shotguns and three No automatic weapons were Goode had said Friday Why does a group that calls itself backtonature feel it is necessary to fortify them selves inside a house with machine with automatic weapons and shoot thousands of rounds at police officers and firefighters Police dropped a bomb on the MOVE house Monday to break up a rooftop fortification after a lengthy exchange of gunfire that followed an attempt to evict the The en suing fire ignited the west Philadelphia destroying 53 houses and damaging eight An estimated 270 people are The neighborhood is considered a crime scene and was cordoned off by but residents complained about People think this is a tourist at Its said Timothy whose home stands just outside the fire There are too many They just want to see what happened Theres really nothing to just a lot of burned out Why dont they go to the or on a picnic or to the zoo Some of the homeless picked through donated clothing taken to a recreation center converted into a onestop aid Charitable agencies have received so much clothing that they have asked donors to give money The Insurance Federation of Pennsylvania set up a center to process claims in a We decided to treat this like any other insurance All member companies who did business in the area have sent an appraiser so we can assist these people said spokesman Lee The biggest problem is to match up the policy holder with the proper company since all the papers were destroyed in the We also want to get an idea of what their losses At one about 20 demon strators calling themselves the In ternational Committee Against chanted Racist Goode you cant We caught you On state David a Democrat whose district includes the called the bombing a We believe very very that had this been in a white community that this would have never This is How can you justify dropping bombs on innocent Richardson Judge probates students in bizarre robberies AUSTIN AP Two former University of Texas students who staged 10 armed robberies to keep from having to ask their parents for more Spending money have been released after serving three months in State District Judge Jon Wisser on Friday ordered Joseph Center and Bryan both to serve the balance of their sentences on a former cheerleader for the UT football and a filmmaker and honors were arrested last June 25 after a holdup at a The two students pleaded guilty to using an unloaded pellet gun to rob the It was the last of 10 rob beries the two Woman makes coffee for assailant ARLINGTON AP Ann faced with a gunman who crashed through her apartment did what she considered the logical thing she made him a cup of I dont know why I took it so she said after the gunman fled following the incident early But it does seem odd to say Ive been someones who was released was the most fortunate of several victims in a crime spree that began early Friday and stretched across Arlington and Fort police Arlington police were searching for two men believed responsible for a a a rape and an attack on a police Gypsy funeral closes on quieter note FORT WORTH AP A three day funeral for gypsy queen Rosemary Evans drew to a close Saturday far quieter than on its first when Evans bracelet was stolen during a rumble staged by feuding family police When gypsy bigshdts gypsies from throughout the couhtry attend celebrations that are more like block parties and can last Fort Worth police V WE THANK YOU The Canyon Middle School and Teacher Association wants to thank all who participated in the Jaguar Jamboree and made it a smashing success this Beauty Supplies and Such Bracken Volunteer Fire Braunfels Sporting Goods Braunfels Studio Coca Cola Comal Iron Metal Works Comal Office Supply Comal Saddlery Country Peddler Densons Gift Store DletzMclean Optical Duckys TSriirt Shop Gunslingers Football Laurie Gill Hair Place Hobby Shop JBish Jewelery KMart Kid Company Lacks Furniture James Mangum CPA M M Jewelry Music Hahl McDonalds New Braunfels Feed Seed New Braunfels National Bank New Braunfels Smokehouse Panteras Pizza R S Dairy Queens Rivercrest Drive In San Antonio Dodgers Baseball San Antonio Spurs Basketball Sport About Wendys Teachers Administ ers of Comal independent School District and particularly these of Canyon Middle School Special Thanks go to the volunteers who worked in the booths and assisted behind the We needed everyone and everyone came ana evening partly rioucJv Warme secii Lows Sunday nighi 53 PannardLana mountains to 64 soutnpast ind valleys Higns Sunday and 7S Panhandle to 89 fa wesi ana 90s Bend valleys South Texas Partly cloudy Monday Widely scattered inuna Soutneast Texas Sunday Widely thunderstorms west Sunday sections Monday Sunday ans low and mid 80s north mid ann upL soutn Lows Sunday nght nortn to trie iower 70s sourr Port Arthur 1C Pot 0 east winds 10 to 5 to 5 feet Winds seas widely scattered Port 0 Conner t 15 knots Suday seas nigner ir ana re and thunderstorms Extended forecasts Tuesday through Tnursday LOWS 5 rtu 85 DRAW THE WEATHER SUBMITTED BY Jesus Fifth Carl Schurz Texas Scattered thunderstorms stretched fro1 the upper TexdS coast offshore mtu ttie Guii of Mexico while kjht fain showers were reported across most of The iesi of the siate The stofms thai also peppered West Texjs stemmed from a low pressure System u western Gull and a weak upper disturbance moving across the eastern n If ot the National Weather Service said Late afternoon temperatures wtve in the 70s and except for some uppe in North The 4pm extremes degrees at Lubbock and Tvler dnj 86 a In the forecast tot North skies should be mostly cloudy Sunday with a chance ot ram 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