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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 19, 1984, New Braunfels, Texas                                10 January Toddler prepares for liver transplant PITTSBURGH AP A desperately ill toddler whose mother went on network television to plead for a donor liver was being prepared for transplant surgery today after one prospective donor fell through but a second was a hospital spokesman The a 21month old girl from died of a brain tumor at Vanderbilt University Hospital in on Wednesday according to hospital spokesman Wayne The girls name was not Surgeons from Childrens Hospital in Pitt sburgh were flying to Nashville early today to be on hand during removal of the donors The liver is intended for 2yearold Trine Engebretsen of who flew to Pittsburgh with her parents in a snowstorm Wednesday and was admitted to Childrens Hospital in serious according to hospital spokesman Dick Earlier Thomas a pioneer in liver transplant had flown to Denver from Pittsburgh after learning that a liver might be available from a 23montliold child who authorities described as a victim of child Removal of the braindead boys liver originally scheduled for Wednesday was postponed when it was determined that the Kentucky childs blood type more closely matched Starzl was to stay in Denver for the removal of that which will be implanted in another critically ill The victims identity and details of his case were not Trines and Mary Ann left Tamiami Airport near Miami in 80degree weather on a chartered private They landed in a snowstorm at Greater Pitt sburgh International Airport more than two hours Trine was carried from the airplane by her a cruise ship captain for Norwegian Caribbean He placed her on a stretcher and helped her into an ambulance for the ride to the The child suffers from a rare and incurable liver disease called alphaantitrypsin She was being treated for internal bleeding and other complications at Miamis Jackson Memorial where doctors gave her only or to live without a On Engebretsen appeared on the NBCTV Today program seeking public help to find a suitable liver for the Engebretsen asked for the ultimate act of generosity to donate that childs organs to save another childs military wants young strong dogs CORPUS CHRISTI AP The military needs a few good If your dog stands proud and tall and can make the the military will pay for the canine A recruiting team from the Department of Defense Dog Center at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio is at the Corpus Christi Naval Air Station through Friday testing dogs for active To the dog must be at least part German Rottweiler or Bouvier Des Flanders and must be 1 to 3 years The government doesnt discriminate against sex male or female will do but the animal must meet height and weight No dog under 22 inches or less than 55 pounds will be The defense department says the recruiting effort is to narrow the gap between the number of dogs on active duty and the number needed by the dog and other government Each dog is required to go through a twopart psychological test to determine stress reaction and a physical Recruiters say that only one dog in eight will be selected for the 11 week training program which teaches the animals to detect bombs and nar All breeds are used for this investigative But only German shepherd dogs qualify for the where an attack instinct is Just having fun AUSTIN AP The annual closed dinner and of new members of a Texas public school fun fraternity called the Ancient and Beneficent Order of the Red Rose was unusually subdued Monday Weve existed for years and nobody ever com plained said one member like the wore an embroidered red rose in his lapel and refused to give his He and several hundred othehe Austin American Statesman that prior to 1974 the club was not only all but allwhite as They excluded blacks and Mexican Americans engaged in inebriated snake dances and other obnoxious said the who asked not to be But James the Grand High Scribe of Annual school administrators meeting criticized the club and the associate superintendent of operations for Austin said the at has been I dont know when the 1 the it was timed on the night before a state sponsored school administrators Austin school superintendent John repor tedly one of the few Texas superintendents not a member of the said he understood Perots Its an anachronistic organization from the days when there were exclusionary practices because of sex or ethnic Ellis An official with the Texas State Teachers Association told the Austin AmericanStatesman that prior to 1974 the club was not only but allwhite as They excluded blacks and Mexican Americans engaged in inebriated snake dances Citrus fiesta to open despite freeze losses and other obnoxious said the who asked not to be But James the Grand High Scribe of the club and the associate superintendent of operations for Austin said the at has been I dont know when the line was said a club member since but it is Downstairs from the ballroom where the dinner was club members wearing plastic hardhats labeled prodder corralled the neophytes in another party When the doors occasionally laughter spilled out and men could be seen seated crosslegged on the floor wearing cardboard signs around their Jeffrey they would be subjected to crude humor and engage in shaving cream fights while being poked with toy cattle 4 Texas AP The citrus event has been cancelled and the fruit floats will be made of paper or not grapefruit and But with or without the Texas Citrus Fiesta will go I dont think weve ever had an ex perience like this said Gerald president of the association that sponsors the referring the the December freeze that completely destroyed this years citrus How can you have a citrus festival without citrus I guess the answer is that the fiesta is to honor the citrus industry and the character and strength of those involved in growing and marketing citrus and doesnt celebrate a particular Cook Cook admits that there is little for the citrus industry to celebrate this Rio Grande Valley growers are having one of the worst years in a half century following the destruction of the Valleys million grapefruit and orange The freeze also damaged an un determined number of trees and industry experts say next years crop may be 90 percent smaller than this years prefreeze But citrus will be Just give the growers a couple ofyearsand theyll be back on Cook the fruit judging event has been cancelled and citrus floats in the parade will roll bedecked with substitute Cook says that although this is the first Ford needs to explain policies time since the fiesta began in 1931 that a damaging freeze has occured before the it is not the first time Mother Nature has played her tricks on In 1949 there was a freeze on the day of the he And another year we had a hurricane just before parade Despite the setbacks this Cook says that none of the hundreds of people involved ever thought of cancelling the without the citrus judging or fruit the 10day fiesta presents many attractions including a quilt a Noche a coronation with a crowning of King Citrus and Queen Citrianna and a style show of clothing adorned with Valley like corn husks and citrus Rgj III UNCOMMON VALOR SHOWTIMES MATINEES at Alive Shows First GENE HACKMAN Seven men with one thing in A PARAMOUNT fiSI PICTURE 151 fCINEMA II Will l SHOWTIMES A Matinees at HARLINGEN AP Former president Gerald Ford told a group of business leaders in the Rio Grande Valley that more belttightening is needed in domestic programs if the country is to bring deficit spending under Ford Ronald Reagan needs to better explain his economic policies to American voters during this election The press has created the impression that the president cut domestic that he has been unfair to the Ford But the facts are that he has been very a member of the Board of Directors of Texas Commerce Bancshares told an audience of 500 bank customers and business leaders that Reagan had cut growth but not budgets in domestic entitlement He said Reagan had cut the growth of domestic entitlement programs from 17 percent annually to 9 Ford said he was very optimistic about the future of the American he Americans should be deeply concerned about the countrys estimated to be about billion in Federal borrowing puts pressure on the financial market so that when the private sector comes to interest rates rise he One way to ease the Ford was to spread defense spending over 7 years rather than the 6 years desired by Wed get the same but wed be han dling our finances much he Y ARRY A IT To buy or sell the Hirild ClitsHltds cm talpl John Newton Travolta John SHOWTIMES SHOWTIMES fciNEMA PD BARGAIN NITE A ALL SEATS Police chief worries about ticket drop SAN ANTONIO AP Police Chief Charles Rodriguez say hes examining the number of traffic tickets being which dropped significantly the past two to determine if disgruntled officers have started an informal ticket If theres a deliberate effort to drop were going to have to look at Rodriguez If a man cant do the we should probably replace transfer In December traffic tickets were issued well below the December 1982 figure of city records Only traffic tickets were issued last compared to in November But the month before the slowdown was threatened October the number of tickets Jumped by almost from the year the records Some police officers had threatened a slowdown to protest both city officials stance during contract negotiations and the hiring of a police chief from ouUide the Rodriguez said he was reluctant to call the traffic ticket drop a slowdown without further in adding that the cold weather could prompt a But he acknowledged that he had heard rumors about an informal job In my a slowdown is a deliberate attempt to not do the he Its a shame because the people who lose are the JANUARY 20th TICKETS JAY ERIC AND THE BLIEDERS CREEK BAND Special Saturday Sunday JANUARY TICKETS OPEN PM AM GEORGE STRAIT i MIX DBINKS ONLY LONG NECKS ALL NIGHT AND Steak and and AllYouCanEat Fresh Fruit Salad Bar With This Coupon Saturday Sunday Sizzler Steak Seafood Salad   

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