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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 21, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas 4 killed as rig capsizes New Braunfels May MORGAN AP A drilling barge carrying 23 people capsized in a bayou near this coastal Louisiana killing four crew members and leaving eight feared trapped in flooded the Coast Guard said Nine people were pulled from the water shortly after the rig Two others were pulled through a hole cut in the bottom of the rig by rescue said Coast Guard Petty Officer Bruce There are divers inside the vessel looking for survivors or said Keith spokesman for the Acadian Ambulance The outlook is not very good for sur Two of the three decks are under Very little of the vessel is Divers found one body inside the rig shortly after they began their search and others at Mark another Coast Guard said the barge came to rest at a 45degree with only about half of its bottom deck above The rig is a 54foot wide barge capable of being raised above the floor of the marsh on legs like telephone It overturned shortly before midnight in Bayou near the Crafty mechanic gets probated term MaryTerrebonne parish Simon said first reports indicated the barge was being moved when it The Mary Parish sheriffs office sent divers to the overturned barge and heard tapping noises from people first reports voice communication was established and divers used torches to burn through the bottom of the floating The Coast Guard in New Orleans said it sent a helicopter with more cutting equipment to the Weve got guys on the but you have to realize that com munications are really Its in such a Barton Two men were rescued before dawn after crews drilled a hole in the hull to allow air into the They had spent about five hours trapped said They are in good said They were exposed to some cold water for some but they appeared to be in good One was treated for a shinbone said Ray assistant administrator of Lakewood Five other workers taken to the hospital were either uninjured or less severely he The rig was identified as the owned by Temple Drilling of Its one of those little marshtype jackup rigs built for shallow Barton Bayou Chene is about five miles south of the nearest dry Its about 10 miles from Morgan the closest major community in the vast marshes that merge with the Gulf of Mexico 10 miles farther ABILENE AP When Wesley Beard wanted to drum up business for his auto repair hed litter Interstate 20 with old car parts and wait until a passing motorist came along to break The 45yearold mechanic admitted in court Monday that hed then show up with a timely offer of wrecker service or repairs to help out the unsuspecting That selfstyled brand of ad vertising netted Beard a 180day jail probated for one and an order from State District Judge Billy John Edwards to pay to his unwitting Beards guilty plea came in a plea bargain that saw one felony criminal mischief charge reduced to a misdemeanor and the other three dismissed for During his year of Beard said he could make the restitution to former customers of his Beards Auto Truck Repairs in Beard admitted dumping a motor gears and other jagged pieces of metal onto the eastbound lane of I 20 on July At least six cars and trucks were disabled that and an in vestigation found several others had been damaged at the same location in recent Department of Public Safety investigators Motorists whose vehicles were not disabled immediately found that at the next the only business they could see open was Beards repair Motorists disabled at the scene could within an offer of assistance from a roving Beard whose driver said he just happened to be in the the investigators A former Beard employee gave prosecutors an affidavit saying Beard told him to put the parts on the highway when business was The man said both he and Beard had put the parts on the then picked them up later and used them One victim who questioned Beards quick arrival said the man accused her of believing in flying saucers when she unsuccessfully tried to locate what she had hit with her Continued from Page 1 determined strictly by To qualify for Level a teacher must have a bachelors degree and three years of teaching along with nine semester hours of higher education work in his general area of teaching assignment or class or 135 clock hours of advanced academic or a combination of the two on a ratio of one semester hour to 15 hours of advanced academic Teachers with a masters degree in the subject they and two years of experience also qualify for Level ladder is a Brown said If a district is paying abovebase it wont be able to afford both later on when state funds will likely cease for career ladder in three Thats when youre going to have to fund everybody Brown So were going to make everyone furious for two and then put everyone That doesnt make any Casteel I implemented the career ladder in but I had plenty of Brown This is going to be bad any way we do Anytime you have to use stricter youre in I think its a durn shame teachers have never been paid what they Casteel Now the state has created a system of in and teachers arent above Teachers Ive seen and share a arent going to Think of the repercussions the kids are going to she Its more than 1 Stocks NEW 30 30 30 46 48 48 AMR 34 33 34 64 64 64 86 86 86 AMI 73 72 73 Am JC 49 48 48 AmStand Amer 21 21 21 PhilipsPet 38 38 38 30 30 30 52 52 52 27 27 27 43 43 43 34 34 34 16 16 16 Beth 31 31 31 28 28 28 Borden 36 36 36 59 59 59 38 37 37 Co 20 20 20 34 34 34 79 79 79 54 53 54 49 48 48 51 Vt 50 51 17 17 17 33 32 33 42 42 42 Inc 37 37 37 33 33 33 35 34 34 EastKodak 36 36 36 Inst 92 91 91 17 17 17 29 29 29 15 14 15 Carbide 39 39 39 FtBcpTex Flowerlnd 51 50 50 US Steel 29 29 29 77 77 77 GAF 24 23 23 GTE 50 49 50 34 34 34 GenElec Gen Cp 50 49 50 ZenithE 22 22 22 Gen GnMotr GnMotr E wi market retreat YORK AP Stocks were HolidayCorp Houstlnd 27 27 27 lower in early trading today as the market pulled back from its advance in the previous IntlHarv Int Paper 50 50 decline was not a complete as some investors K expected to take profits KrogerCo LTV Corp Litton 8 8 8 Mondays sharp The Dow Jones average of 30 in LoneSta which on Monday rose 20 points to climb above MCorp Vt the first slipped to in todays opening Blue Law Continued from Page 1 home ap air electric washing hard musical floor draperies and lawn Under the repeal which passed the Senate on only auto dealers would still be covered by the Blue Their lobbyists had asked Deaths Florentine Diaz Funeral services for Florentine Diaz of 310 Main will be at 10 Wednesday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church with the Joe Audit Burial will follow at Peter and Paul Catholic A rosary will be recited 7 tonight at Zoeller Funeral died May 19 at McKenna Memorial The son of Antonia nee Castaneda and Eusebio he was born in Eagle He married Maria Nieves Martinez and worked as a truck driver for Chemical A Diaz belonged to the Union Padres de Survivors include his Maria Nieves Diaz of New Braunfels three Dora Diaz of New and Mary Diaz Johnson and Sylvia both of Austin four Eusebio Diaz of Georgia Tony Diaz and Albert both of New and Joe Diaz of Kyle three Beatrice Zepeda and Epifania both of and Juanita Moreno of Arizona a Vartolo Diaz of California six grandchildren and numerous nieces and Due to the death of Great Illusions Limo will be out of service all day Augustina Chavarria Funeral services for Augustina Chavarria of 205 School began at Monday at Morales Funeral Home and conitued at Holy Family Catholic Church with Father Don Murray Burial followed at Hidalgo A rosary was recited Sunday night at Morales Funeral Home died May 19 at her She was born 1895 in a never She belonged to Holy Family Catholic Church and the Union Padres de Survivors include numerous nephews and Pallbearers included Juan Pedro Jose Jesse Nayo Leos and Gilbert legislators to leave them under a sales Repeal opponents had complained that repealing the Blue Law would harm traditional family You will break up lifes with the kids Whys dad got to work on Sunday John said debate last But repeal backers said the law has outlived its Senate sponsor Ray D Wichita said that 40 other states had blue laws in 1961 but most now have repealed Weve reached a time where we need to join the rest of the Union and repeal the Blue Farabee Continued from Page 1 English and her a salesman for an in dustrial also have a 1yearold According to the Guinness Book of World the largest recorded multiple birth was nine babies in in None survived more than six Guinness lists three cases in which sextuplets six babies survived In Cape South in 1974 in in 1980 and in in In the case of there has been no multiple birth where all the infants said The statistical occurrence of natural conception of septuplets is one in 500 but no statistics are available on such occurrences when the parents have been aided by fertility she Frustaci was confined to her bed and given medication to prevent premature said Debra another hospital She gained more than 50 pounds during her including 10 pounds last the spokeswoman Medical Respiratory Specialists Equipment All Pharmacy Services 353 Landa New 6257777 We Deliver Setup St Johns Episcopal Church Announces The opening of their Mothers Day Out Program Beginning June This program will be of fered on Mondays Fridays from for children ages 4 months to 2 For re gistration please call Myrtle at the Church office at 6252532 Ellen at 6295684 or Sue at The Modern Beauty Salon is proud to announce the addition of Martha Freudenberg to our staff I Martha comes to us from Corpus where she has had more than 15 years of experience as a I Receive a discount on any service by making an appointment with Lefs welcome Martha to New Offer good through May 1985 THE NATURAL GAS DIFFERENCE DEPENDABLE What a difference ir makes when you cool your home with reliable natural Prestigious gas air conditioning units are built to last at least twice as long as And because they use no they require less 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