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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 11, 1980, New Braunfels, Texas                                Revenue sharing Chances of extension uncertain r Pl Moa Texas students to present ideas for Landa Park changes WASHINGTON AP Prospects for an extension of the federal revenue sharing program for local governments are unclear as an unpredictable lame duck Congress moves toward The House and Senate have passed similar versions of a threeyear ex tension of the revenue sharing program for local but a dispute over the nostrings grants to state governments is holding Up final congressional The next move is up to the Both houses have approved a bill that would extend billion in annual aid to local governments through fiscal year The bill also subject to billion a year for state governments in fiscal 1982 and the House included a provision that would prohibit states from receiving revenuesharing money without giving up an equal amount of money from other targeted federal programs which are intended for specific The Senate voted Tuesday to delete that House provision and replace it with a oneyear pilot program to study the The House refused Wed nesday to accept that sending the extension legislation back to the Texas University architectural landscape students who visited New Braunfels on a field trip early in October will be back this time to present their finished class projects design studies of a section of the Comal River in Landa City Council and Parks Advisory Board members havebeen invited to the public presentation at 7 at Dittlinger Memorial The design studies are longrange plans for physical development of the park with an eye toward solving the problems of erosion and traffic landscape architecture depart ment chairman at the has said the plans will be idealistic and welcomed the students exposure to the politics of park The presentation comes in the wake of City Councils decision Monday to table a plan worked out by the parks board and the San Antonio consulting engineering firm of Fernandez and Thursday Taylor Communications 25 cents December HeraldZcituntt 121 22 Pages 2 Sections USPS 377880 New Texas Reagan announces first Cabinet picks WASHINGTON AP Ronald Reagan prepared to unveil the first half of his Cabinet choices but in a break with recent tradition the presidentelect had decided not to introduce his selections in Spokesman James Brady said Reagan will not be present to announce his nominees because he feels it is their day and he doesnt want to do anything totake away from their The nominees were to appear together at a 1 CST news con ference at a downtown Washington Brady Republican sources said the transition office planned to announce at least eight of the 15 Cabinetlevel including Wall Street leader Donald Regan for the ad ministrations top economic chairman of Merrill Lynch and was to be tapped as treasury Other key economic posts were expected to go to Repubican David Stockman of who would become budget and Connecticut industrialist Malcolm in line to be commerce the sources Transition aides have been urging Reagan to make his key economic appointments early so they could begin immediately to map strategy for confronting high rising in terest high unemployment and Caspar Weinberger for defense William Casey for CIA retiring Richard Schweiker for secretary of health and human and Republican Party deputy chairman Drew Lewis for transportation A mystery shrouded Reagans choice for secretary of the only top Cabinet post that might go unfilled the sources Retired Alexander Haig the last White House chief of staff under Richard reemerged as the leading Some sources said they believed he eventually would Reagan planned to announce Cabinet jobs for several close political associates and veteran Nixon ad ministration They include William French Smith for attorney Have a hairy Christmas Mary Huff believes in the What started as a joke became a full fledged recycled hair The beauty shop employee glued the hair cut from Staff photo by John Senter customers and added hairdressing items as finishing All it takes is an unfinished some spray hair from 10 20 and a lot of Inside PUBLIC RELIGIOUS TV tiad been no Qne transition source said today that Haig still was in line for secretary of but an announcement had to be postponed because a review of his personal financial assets had not been completed on The source said Haig and two or more other Cabinet choices probably would be announced when Reagan is scheduled to return to Los or possibly next Haig is potentially the most con troversial Cabinet His chances dimmed last weekend amid questions from Senate Democrats about his involvement in the Watergate urges tough NATO reprisals Breakfast Lions back in PntanH I center juveniles ICO III I VSIOI IVJ I me New Braunfels Breakfast tor more when theyve seen Belgium AP NATO foreign ministers opened their winter meeting today with the United States urging tough political and economic retaliation if the Soviet army intervenes in Secretary of State Edmund Muskie joined his 14 European and Canadian counterparts in a secret session attempting to agree on responses in the event of a Soviet thrust into Muskie arrived in Brussels Wed nesday and spent the day conferring with several of his European coun terparts in the North Atlantic Treaty including a dinner session with the foreign ministers of France and West Germany that focused on EastWest Muskie was said to have brought a package of proposed reprisals if the Russians crack down on the in dependent labor movement in but officials insisted Muskie had come to confer with the European allies and not to impose Washingtons views upon Among retaliatory measures being discussed were a cutoff of various EastWest cancellation of some crucial financial and technological and a buildup of allied military But the governments of West France and other European allies reportedly balked at any attempt to impose fullscale sanctions against the They contended they could not be made to sources The NATO defense ministers con cluded their part of the winter meeting Wednesday with a communique which said they expressed deep concern with the situation relating to Poland and agreed that any Soviet military intervention would pose a serious threat to security and stability with profound implications for all facets of the EastWest Defense Secretary Harold Brown said NATO would increase its military capability in response to any intervention in Poland by the Soviet Union or its He told reporters the alliance has authorized some military suchas stock piling arms and bringing mobilization plans up to But he said these were not out of the In the United States is sending four AW ACS surveillance aircraft to West Germany to monitor Soviet bloc troop and Western military officials cancelled Christmas leave for a sixship NATO But all the NATO allies have em phasized that responses to Soviet in tevention in Poland would be political and ruling out any direct NATO military The New Braunfels Breakfast Lions Club voted Tuesday to donate for a proposed juvenile Bill county at The club also promised to dedicate a year to the project if other organizations support the a combination detention placement facility plus shelter for abandoned or abused children and alternative school for chronic truants and high school They are the first to put cash up Reimer It will go for organizational The Lions donated with a promise for more when theyve seen a budget They want to see some facts and The if will be the first of its kind in is off to a real good Reimer Offers of help and expertise from business and professional people have continued to come he Architect Mike Stenberg con firmed Thursday he had volun teered his I kind of liked the I told him court administrator Martin also involved with the project Id like to help in whatever way I Stenberg Polish union embarks on detentions probe Poland AP Polands biggest independent union defied the communist regime by launching an investigation of political detentions but rejected charges that it is spreading chaos and which claims to represent 10 million of Polands 18 million also offered a moratorium on wage Union leaders met in fee Baltic port of Gdansk accused the government of breaking an agreement to end demanded the release of 10 jailed dissidents and set up a group to investigate all political This appeared certain to bring new charges from Moscow and its allies in East Germany and Czechoslovakia that Solidarity was meddling in political matters that were not the business of The jailed dissidents are members of the Confederation of Independent Its Leszek has been accused of opposition to the government and was detained several weeks Solidarity spokesman Tadeusz Mazowiecki said the union was not endorsing MoczuJskis line or his organisation but wanted to defend anyone arrested because of political This may seem a political action but it is much rather a social en he said Solidarity and Polands other in dependent unions were formed after a nationwide strike wave last summer forced the Communist Party to agree to the formation of independent trade unions and the right to strike for the first time in a communist The government also agreed in principle to free all political prisoners but has continued rounding them up since the accord was signed in Gdansk And although the partys leaders have repeatedly pledged to honor the Gdansk they haye insisted that the unions must stay out of the political Leaders of Solidarity also issued a statement Wednesday rejecting ac cusations from the union that it was encouraging chaos and It is not Solidarity that brings about chaos and anarchy we have to stress that our union is the force trying to overcome tt The statement stressed that the union favored not to settle worker Polands army ZoMerz in its third day of attacks on the independent labor movement implied that it was cooperating in Western plans to disrupt Soviet transport and communication lines across Poland to East In Soviet Defense Minister Dmitri Ustinov Western imperialists of trying to to the positions of the soeiaM speoficajjy socialist of developing   

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