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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 30, 1983, New Braunfels, Texas Texas ac box time ifi soggy Pasadena Page 5A SWC Scores Local Scores Texas AfrM Texas 52 Urtleprhs 38 TCU Baylor 67 Rangerettes Boerne 2f Tiexas Tech Baylor 57 Boerne Rangers 44 Texas Pros Spurs Nets 109 Mavericks New Braunf els Herald New Texas 60 Sections 21 SUNDAY January 50 cents USPS 377880 Defense heads Reagan budget list WASHINGTON AP President Reagans 1984 budget proposes cuts in benefits to the poor and elderly including food stamps and Medicare along with a spending freeze in hundreds of domestic programs to help make room for a billion boost for the Reagans emphasis on guns over butter drew sharp rebukes over the weekend from leading congressional Republicans and who vowed that Congress would reorder priorities somewhat by taking from defense to protect many social Our budget is fair and Reagan said Saturday in his weekly radio address to the Its a budget that will position America to take full advantage of the economic But Edward argued that Reagans proposals for reducing federal health care costs are the newest example of the administrations continuing insensitivity and unfairness toward workers and the Reagans billion budget plan for the fiscal year beginning 1 would curtail spending on subsidized meal sub sidies for Aid to Families with Dependent Children and food stamps post pone costofliving increases in benefits for the blind and and increase outofpocket medical costs paid by people covered by Medicare and The which is to be released formally on also proposes to hold total spen ding on an array of other domestic programs when lumped together at 1983 Although spending on individual programs might fallor stay the total spen ding would be compared with billion this the budget calls for a billion increase in spending over with nearly threequarters going to the Defense Depart which would see its spending ceiling rise from billion this year to billion in Speaking to a group of columnists on Reagan said he was as stubborn as I always was about seeking certain cuts in domestic White House Chief of Staff James Baker III said the president will remain firm on his defense Reagan is not prepared to start bargaining on that of other spending plans were not made available but administration officials conceded there would be modest reductions in some programs for the Sketchy highights of the made available to leaders of Congress on were obtained by The Associated Complete budget documents including precise estimates of proposed spending changes for each federal program between 1983 and 1984 were being withheld until Edwin Dale a spokesman for the White House budget said spending on food welfare and supplemental in come payments to the and disabled would be slightly lower than in but he declined to provide specific figures See Page 8A GVTC eyes new data on bills By SANDRA JACKSON Staff writer Customers of the Guadalupe Valley Telephone Cooperative GVTC will be seeing a change in their phone bills beginning Some telephone users Will actually see a decrease in the but most customers will only notice a change in the rate Ken GVTC general Due to the new federal deregulation in the telephone telephone companies are now required to separate charges for uses of telephone equipment from charges for local The service charge gives the customer access to the phone com panys switching while the instrument charge is a rental and maintenance fee for the telephone If the customer owns his own he is not required to pay the instrument But he will no longer receive free maintenance and repair service from the telephone Repairs will be just like your friendly Maytag Brannies adding that customers could bring their telephones into the GVTC service center for an estimate and repair or the company could send out a But thats where it gets ex he explaining that trip charges for a man and vehicle could run as much as to per you never got a bill if your telephone went he This is part of the federal governments effort to encourage competition and lower We fought but we didnt said who feels the new system will cost the customer more money not The rate changes will result in an overall annual revenue decrease of or a percent decrease in See Page 8A Cassell named Junior Miss Winning walk Catherine Ellen Cassell obviously enjoys her victory walk Saturday in the Civic Center after being named Texas 1983 Junior Right Kingsvilles Lauri Lynn Stall photos by Cindy Richardson who spent part of the week in the hospital and was unable to gets a hug from Seguins Kristi ByDYANNEFRY Staff writer The screams in the parents gallery all but drowned out the ones on stage when Catherine Ellen Cassell of Waco captured the title of Texas Junior Miss Saturday Tracey Dawn 1982 Junior handed over the official medallion in the New Braunf els Civic Center senior at Midway High will represent Texas in the American Junior Miss pageant at But just winning the Texas contest makes her eligible for in scholarships to various colleges around the The new Junior Miss was also the winner of the Simplicity Fashion and took the Youth Fitness award in the Thursday night Cindy Michelle representing the community of is first She also took the talent award in the Thursday dazzling the crowd in a Victorian swimsuit with a novelty dance routine to Seaside Renr Second runnerup Joann Celeste Marbach of San Antonio took the Revlon Personal Style and beat Cassell in youth fitness at Fridays Laura Elizabeth Harris of Laredo was third and was rated tops on poise and appearance in Fridays Last of the lineup was Dana Sue Burg of appearing as the Hill Country Junior The Spirit of Junior Miss award perhaps the most coveted of since its recipient is chosen by the con testants themselves went to Becky Wright of Lynn Marie Gall of Killeen came in first in Scholarship and followed by New Braunfels own Brenda Borchers as Gall was also first runnerup in the Simplicity style while Lori Haynes was second Each girl was required to select and sew a Jiffy and they were judged on and use of color and Kelli McGonagill of Lindale High representing the Texas won the Kraft recipe She took honors for poise and ap pearance Thursday And on she won the talent award with her dance Even before she knew shed get the the new Junior Miss showed her leadership After all the competition was the judges stayed out a long Cassell helped lighten those last tense moments by presenting tokens of appreciation to Junior Miss Program President Larry Phillips and pageant choreographer Joan See Related Pages IB A particularly emotional moment came when Lauri Lynn Junior Miss from was invited on stage to hear the judges Whittington became ill last and lay in a hospital while the other Junior Misses converged on New Braunfels for a full week of She recovered enough to make the trip and sit in the audience Saturday but Cassell brought her on Shes still a Junior Miss and we love There were awards given out to the adults that made this all Donna chairman of the New Braunfels was recognized for doing more than anyone else to add to the image of Junior San Antonio got the award for the most outstanding local Its one of the biggest in the chaired by Linda Local nightclub fined after surprise visit Inside Texas Junction had a brush with the Texas Alcoholic Beverages Com mission earlier this But the club is still open for and still serving said coowner Jim They the TABC hit us with a said one of three business partners in the night spot at 262 He thought he fine seemed a bit but he said the club would pay The alternative was to close for 16 Stepan We want to uphold the law we dont want any Stepan seemed fairly sure that a couple of TJs employees had broken the though he didnt think it added up to a None of the clubs owners were present when the TABC made its surprise visit on the morning of The way Stepan understands it was after 2 15 there was one customer still in the and the bartenderacting manager hadnt picked up that customers According to the bartender he had finished his Stepan The and one of the club had drinks of their own behind the and those werent empty said the club And when the bartender went into the office to put the cashbox an off duty employee was found asleep on the with an unfinished drink It added up to four Stepan said TABC official Louis Yeager said he couldnt comment on any charges being filed until papers were See Page 8A Todays Weather Coma County forecast calls for increasing clouds and mild becoming mostly clear then back to mostly cloudy on Winds will be from the southeast at 1015 mph There is 40 percent chance of showers College Shakeup The 2ranked Hoosiers of Indiana University had visions of the I ranking dancing in their heads after UCLAs Friday night loss to Alabama but then they ran into 14 Iowa and got Page PEATHS Volunteer corps to hit road to help area cancer patients A diagnosis of cancer doesnt mean life is But chances are it wont be quite like it was This is true even in the most treatable of Treatment in itself may force a patient to drastically rearrange his cutting work time or perhaps quitting a job When the patient lives some distance away from major treatment centers in New for or at Canyon just getting there and back may be a bigger problem than the Many times the patients own family has to take off from work to drive said Lanita Ross at the Senior Citizens When they have to go in five times a week and some patients this is hard on the The American Cancer Society is here to the Comal Unit organized the Free Wheeler Driving Seven volunteers were trained and are now on call to drive patients who cant drive themselves to appointments in New San Antonio or elsewhere in the Its all so we cant very well take them to Anderson in said Steve field representative for ACS District Drivers will use their own vehicles to transport with calls being referred through the Senior Citizens The Comal unit wont be able to reimburse for but drivers can file it as a charity deduction on their income tax Weve had the idea for a long said who has signed on as chairman of the transportation In the individual volunteers have helped some senior citizens cancer patients and others make their appointments at doctors of fices and treatment Some of those same people have joined the cancer societys organized unit As the program gets under Ross hopes to attract more as many as would like she Since some people may have conflicts on certain its always good to have extra names on the a driver wont be asked to work more than one day a They may sometimes need to work in especially when a patient is receiving chemotherapy See 8A
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