The Battalion. (College Station, Tex.) 1893-current, November 07, 1986, Image 6

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The Battalion 845-2611 Specializing in 1 STANDARD and WISE f r MOVE ^irnimninininiiiiiiiTnimiimiiiiiiiiiiiiinin Page 6/The Battalion/Friday, November 7, 1986 AAMCO | AUTOMATIC trans- 1 = missions, CLUTCH, 1 Soviet rocket seen lighting U.S. skies in flaming re-entry | adjustments, and | replacements | (Both foreign and domestic) | 1215 Tx. Ave. | (at the bend in Tx. Ave.) I Bryan 779-2626 1 Under New Ownership I uniiHiiiiiiiiininmiiiiiiiimimnnumiHiira (AP) — Aif Force officials say a fireball that erupted into a giant Ro man candle over night skies in the Southwest Wednesday was a Soviet rocket booster burning up as it re entered the atmosphere. “It looked like 100 stars all falling together; it was moving very fast and appeared to be like a comet with bright debris falling off it,” said Adrienne Berry at McCarran Inter national Airport in Las Vegas, Nev. Berry said she and other control lers spotted the fireball at about 8:10 p.m. “I’ve never seen anything like it,” she said, adding that it lasted about 45 seconds. “It was a string of lights with a Milky Way effect.” pie said it was a blazing orange-red and others said it was silver.” A police officer in Barstow, Calif, Russ Rekward, said the main fireball was about a tenth the size of a full moon. NORAD’s Lt. Col. Chuck Wood said the craft was among more than 6,000 that the command monitors in orbit. “Ground and satellite systems all over the world had given indications that the rocket was due down this week,” Wood said. + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + DRESS YOUR tu.RKEY WITH PLANTS Come to the FOH PLANT SALE Saturday, November 8, 1986 10 am - 2 Ficus trees Philodendron Pothos Ivy and much more. Nephthytis Boston Fern Balias Fern pm 3 ruun Juj l J A ♦ + ♦ + + ♦ + + + ♦ + ♦ + + + + + + + The fiery end of the rocket booster was seen in Texas, Arizona, Nevada and Utah. Del Kindschi, information officer for the North American Aerospace Defense Command at Colorado Springs, Colo., said the rocket booster re-entry ended at 9:16 p.m. MST Wednesday. Although he had no information as to the size of the rocket booster, Kindschi said it was used to launch a Soviet Molnya communications sa tellite on Sept. 5. U.S. pilots to compete in air meet The satellite had a north-to-south trajectory, said astronomer Sam Bar den at Kitt Peak Observatory in Tuc son, Ariz., which received a number of calls. Technician George Will said, “It had a large tail and appeared to break up into nine pieces. Some peo- AUSTIN (AP) — United States service pilots, including Navy air men who flew combat against Libya last spring, are competing in the first Reconnaissance Air Meet at Bergs trom Air Force base this week. Four of the Navy fliers and two F- 14 Tomcats involved in the Libyan combat are competing in RAM ’86, which tests the pilots’ skills in sight ing targets for photographs from about 500 feet. Air Force F-15 Eagles harass the fliers as they fly through the 10-min- ute course over far West Texas. Re connaissance fliers cannot fight the Eagles and must manuever around them. The RAM competition is expected to become a biennial event. ’immm In Advance Lone Star Wagon Train heads to Brya .■■■■■I The Lone Star Wagon Train will pull into the Brazos County Pavilion Saturday to celebrate Texas’ sesquicentennial anniver sary. The wagon train has roamed through the state and stopped in hundreds of communities on its way to Austin for the end of the sesquicentennial year on Nov. 30. Local musicians, bands and other talented individuals are in vited to perform for night cam^ at the Pavilion. Local organizations are come to sell their arts and crafts. A drawing also will be held!; a pair of Tony Lama sesquictrj tennial boots. Everyone can participate in)| the sesquicentennial event! which include a local ride with tin wagon train. For more information 776-1986. CS to sponsor 10-kilometer pork run The city of College Station is sponsoring a 10-kilometer run this weekend. Registration for Gold Cup Event 1 1 will be at Southwood Athletic Park, on Rock Prairie Road. The run is scheduled to I Saturday at 8:30 For more information contac the College Station Parks acc Recreation Department at 7&t 3737. Senate to discuss tenures, promotion The Faculty Senate Monday will consider a resolution that, if adopted by the University, will set much broader criteria for eval uating faculty members for pro motion and tenure. The resolution suggests three major categories of performance under which a faculty member should be judged when being considered for promotion or ten ure. These categories are teach ing, service, and creation and dis semination of new knowledge or other creative activities. The resolution also asks that each college have written guidelines, jointly developed by faculty and administrators, that describe the evaluation process used by that college, and that these be available to all faculty. The Senate also will considni resolution suggesting thatacotl mittee, as opposed to an indivtj ual department head, detern]i::; ! whether emeritus status shouil Ik* awarded to professors. TfJ committee would be open to J associate and full professors, f] The resolution suggests im every individual holding a tel tired appointment at the time retirement and having servedtftl University at least 10 years, ktl considered foi emeritus status. I The Senate also hopes to esut>| lish a University committeetoc| sure that all eligible candidaiei are considered for emeritus sul tus, and to review all recomme:! dations and forward themtoti'l provost. Federal relations staff expects changes from Clements +++++++++++++++++++ WASHINGTON (AP) — Officials appointed by Gov. Mark White to keep an eye on Texas in terests in federal activities in Washington said Thursday they expect changes under the new governor, and some have begun looking around for other jobs. The Texas Office of State-Federal Relations is the lobbying arm of the Texas governor’s office in Washington, but also works for the state legis lature and private interests. Under White’s Democratic administration, the staff focused primarily on education and bank ing issues, associate director Claiborn Crain said. Many of those staffers face the loss of their jobs with the victory in Tuesday’s elections of Re publican Bill Clements in the gubernatorial race. “It’s uncertain what’s going to happen,” Crain said. “I think everybody’s watching this to see what other kinds of jobs are out there and what opportunities will still be available here.” In Clements’ previous administration, the staff was concerned with oil and gas legislation. “When Clements first came into office in 1978, he didn’t look very closely at this office,” Crain said. “Later, he realized the value of the office that looks after state interests here.” John Hanson, current director, said heex[< Clements will use the office to serve as a pipe! into the White House to take advantage of close relationship with Ronald Reagan. “But keep in mind, this is an office for islature as well as for the governor’s office, son said. Mary Jane Maddox, an administrative aide: Rep. Steve Bartlett, R-Dallas, who worked ini! state office under the former Clements admii tration, said her dealings with the current sc have been non-partisan and substantive. # # # # # * ## # # # # * m # vr # * # # * # BEAT THE CHRISTMAS RUSH! We’re Going To Have A Few Apartments Available For The Spring Semester, So Come By Today And Make Your Selection. Lease Early And Receive December Rent Free! ask Torbua Light. Everything ei is just a light. 7V \ /V * 693-4242 Sundance 696-9638 # '•C /f w # Village Green 693-1188 > East Gate ■ © jr © /'•JCH# A s## /V -V, vV «.G ^ O' ' v -TV" vF '5'* ' 'V- ^ ^ -44- *1' -V- -V. 44- 4'. ^ * 'TV' W '7F 'T* W'/V* "/F tF I fo wo bu< wal hat 1 PU! ant sou TV