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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 18, 1984, New Braunfels, Texas New Braunfels January 7A G iww DIBUIMBIS jai romyko blasts military buildup Sweden AP Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei Gromyko denounced the military buildup as a pathological obsession in a bitter speech today shortly before his meeting with Secretary of State George Addressing the EastWest conference on European Gromyko said it was up to the international community to stop which he likened to a drug addiction in which the addict needs greater and greater doses to Later in the Gromykowas to meet Shultz at the Soviet Embassy in Stockholm the first highlevel con tact between the superpowers in four In his Gromyko attacked the Reagan ad ministration for its military budget New bombers and aircraft carriers are being churned out in a kind of pathological New means of mass destruction are being experimented Gromyko He called the invasion of the Caribbean island of Grenada in October a piratical act of terrorism and a challenge to the entire Gromyko demanded The must withdraw its troops from After scathing attacks on policies in Lebanon and Central Gromyko added The main threat to peace is the aggressive foreign policy of the United On Shultz said he would try to convince his Soviet colleague in their meeting that the United States wants better Gromyko gave no indication that the Soviets are ready to return to the nuclear arms negotiations in which they abandoned on 23 after NATO began deployment of missiles in Western Should the United States and the other NATO countries display readiness to return to the situation that existed before the commencement of the deployment of nuclear missiles in then the Soviet Union will also be prepared to do On Reagan administration sources said Shultz would suggest to Gromyko that arms control talks resume on some level even if formal negotiations remain The last meeting between Shultz and Gromyko was 8 at the Embassy in Shultz cut that stormy encounter short after Gromyko refused to admit Soviet wrongdoing in shooting down a South Korean jetliner with 269 people Both men are in Stockholm for the conference on European which opened We the United States approach the meeting in a constructive Shultz said of todays Our agenda is a broad one and we hope for a constructive He said he would try to convince Gromyko that the United States wants better relations with the Soviet Whose voice Reagan warned on radio station aimed at Cuba WASHINGTON AP President Reagan was advised today that the Voice of Americas credibility could be damaged by a questionable congressional decision to make it headquarters for a new radio station beamed at The Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy also said that ad ministration efforts to explain Project a program aimed at promoting democratic institutions created public suspicion and The bipartisan board told Reagan in a i report that the new Radio should properly come under the Board for International Broadcasting which operates Radio Free Europe and Radio Reporting to the president and the commission said it would keep close watch over Radio Marti to make sure its broadcasts of news about Cuba to Cuba do not violate VOA standards or become the voice of any single element of American The which broadcasts in 42 languages is intended to provide accurate and objective news about the United States and world events and to interpret policy and institutions to the rest of the The sevenmember commission made public a 21 letter telling Secretary of State George Shultz it strongly and unanimously believed the decision to place Radio Marti within the Voice of America is not sound public policy sets a precedent of uncertain con In its report the panel noted that the purposes of surrogate broadcasting such as conducted by Radio Marti and Radio Free Europe differ a great deal from the radio voice of the govern Shultz replied that he hoped that the conflict of missions of the two organizations would not harm the operations of He pledged that Radio Martis broadcasts will maintain the same high standards for accuracy and reliability as the traditional Voice of America Project Democracy is a new multi agency Reagan administration initiative intended to promote democratic in stitutions in opposition to communist and MarxistLeninist forms of The commission said it does not object to the goals of the new But it said it is concerned that the name suggests a new mandate for USIA when the intention was enhancement of proven information and educational and cultural exchange It is a disservice to place USIA programs under a label that gives rise to public suspicion and misunderstanding a label that also provides critical foreign observers with the opportunity to make damaging interpretations of the programs the report The report also called on the ad ministration to continue efforts to reverse what it said has been a pattern of neglect of the to upgrade its broadcasting facilities and to assure that the Voice of America can deliver a reliable signal The report urged Reagan to give the director of the Information currently Charles a greater role in foreign policy by naming him to serve as an adviser to the National Security And it said USIAs ability to assess foreign public opinion should be used in the making of every major foreign policy Wrong man in jail for murder of relative NEW YORK AP A man jailed 28 months for his motherinlaws murder was freed after his accuser his exwife confessed to the but she might not be charged because she got immunity from prosecution for her a prosecutor Nathaniel of was released Tuesday pending a hearing next week at which his murder conviction is expected to be set He was convicted in the slaying of his 60yearold Clarissa who was stabbed 23 times in her home in the New York City borough of The star prosecution witness was Delissa who testified that her exhusband was the Carter confessed in on Tuesday when investigators took her into custody as a material witness in the reopened ac cording to Queens District Attorney John San The district attorney said the woman ap parently thought she was being arrested for her mothers slaying and decided to make a full She was granted immunity from murder charges in exchange for her grand jury testimony against her former and investigators may have offered her immunity from perjury before she so she may escape prosecution Santucci When the district attorney told Justice John Leahy that Carter had Leahy released telling him to return when the verdict is expected to be set Even without the there were newly discovered alibi witnesses and other evidence to justify releasing Santucci He had been sentenced to 25 years to Tuesday he left the courtroom with his second Carter told reporters he was glad to be able to go Ive kept the I put it in the hands of the Lord and he took it from he Im not bitter at not even my Hes just a fairly unemotional said William the Legal Aid Society attorney who handled Carters I think thats what did him in at the Jurors said it was unnatural for someone to be accused of something and not show more Carters first wife is in custody in She could agree to return as a witness in her former husbands hearing next week or she could forcing a hearing on the She would have to be extradited should Santucci decide to file charges against Carter originally told detectives that a man wearing a stocking mask broke into the house and killed her Santucci but later testified she made up that Pennzoil sues Texaco over Getty Oil bid HOUSTON AP bid to buy Getty Oil is a display of sheer financial power which threatens to seriously limit discovery of new petroleum Pennzoil contends in a suit to stop the The antitrust filed Tuesday in a federal says the billion merger is likely to touch off a wave of purchases as large companies scramble to acquire new reserves by acquiring their com petitors rather than by Pennzoil released of its suit in its home The 32ndlargest petroleum company in the United States of fered Getty stockholders a share in an attempt to buy 43 percent of that Pennzoil announced it had reached an agreement with Getty for a billion deal The purchase was to result in a private company owned by Pennzoil and But Getty backed out three days an nouncing that Texaco had offered a share to buy but the The deal would make Texaco the worlds secondlargest energy behind only tNExxon labeled Xtexacos merger bid a and predatory i use of sheer financial Getty goes to there would be a handful of vfrifijiumsized com left to be by the big six Pennzoil This would lead increased con centratijpQ in the oil and gag industry equally create major duin to the reiervefl by eiploraOon which is contrary to important national Officials at Texaco and Getty were con fident the suit would not threaten the Texaco feels that there is no substance to the Pennzoil spokesman Foster Morgan insisting the proposed merger meets antitrust The Pennzoil action appears to be no more than an additional tactic to delay Texacos im plementation of its signed contracts to purchase Getty At spokesman Jack Leone said the firm is confident of no major antitrust problems related to the proposed Appropriate filings have been submitted to the Federal Trade Commission and Getty believes the federal procedures governing antitrust matters provide the proper forum for settling any antitrust Leone The company has not yet received the couiftr papers so we cannot address the specifics of Pennzoils Tuesdays action is the second lawsuit filed by Pennzoil in the Getty Texaco Last the Houston company filed suit in where all three firms are asking a court there to force Getty to live up to terms of its deal with In the latest Pennzoil said while its deal with Getty would have procompetitive the Texaco Getty merger would eliminate any com petition between the eliminate Getty as an independent com petitor in the industry among other give Texaco an unfair advantage in competing for ex ploration According to the Texacos exploration efforts have been disappointing and its pursuit of Getty means Texaco evidently decided that it can maintain and enhance its dominant com petitive position more effectively and cheaply by purchasing reserves already found by others than by finding and developing new reserves In this one awesome display of sheer financial it hopes to more than double its to eliminate a major competitor and to prevent the emergence of a new and competitor which might prove a disturbing even to a com pany of Texacos Pennzoil said that if its suit is one effect would be to encourage major oil companies to devote their virtually limitless resources to exploring for new DO IT YOURSELF MANSION NEARLY 12 ACRES Needs fixing up is the reason the price is below Located on top of hill overlooking Seguin from front New Braunfels from Has 7 bed rooms 3 Located in Lake Creek with access to Lake A real bargain with assumable 10 way between Seguin New For 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