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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 1, 1984, New Braunfels, Texas 8A New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung Wednesday, February 1,1984 Democrats to demand Lebanon pullout WASHINGTON (AP) — Speaker Thomas P. O’Neill Jr. and other top House Democratic leaders are lining up support within their own party for a resolution calling for the “prompt and orderly withdrawal” of U.S. forces from Lebanon. The Democratic plan does not set a specific timetable for the pullout, but calls for a progress report from the president to Congress within 30 days on what steps he has taken to accomplish the withdrawal. Although the resolution would not carry the force of law, it represents a major departure from congressional sentiment last fall, when both the Democrat-run House and the Republican-led Senate voted to allow President Reagan to keep the Marines in Beirut through mid-April 1985. O’Neill said the administration has not justified keeping Marines in Lebanon. “The policies of the administration are unexplained and the American people do not know why our Marines are there,” he said late Tuesday after the resolution was drafted at a Democratic strategy session on Lebanon. O’Neill was to present the withdrawal proposal today to a closed-door caucus of all 267 House Democrats. Party endorsement of general terms of the resolution was ex pected. “We want to bring those boys home as quickly and as safely as we can,” O’Neill said. He said Democratic leaders shied away from any formula setting specific dates for the withdrawal, such as the 60-day pullout being pushed by Rep. Samuel S. Stratton, D-N.Y., preferring to leave that up to the administration. But asked by reporters what “prompt and orderly withdrawal” meant, O’Neill responded: “prompt removal is immediate or right away.” House aides said the measure would be brought up within the next few days before the House Foreign Affairs Committee. The panel’s chairman, Rep. Dante Fascell, D-Fla., was a principal drafter of the 8-page resolution. It will be brought before the full House, possibly as early as next week but more likely not until mid-February, House leadership aides said. The resolution, in its present form, states that a prompt withdrawal of U.S. troops is a desire of Congress. Thus, it would also require Senate approval. O’Neill, like many high-ranking House Democrats, supported the legislation last September allowing the Marines to stay. Reagan's plan affects millions WASHINGTON (AP) - With impacts ranging from dimes to thousands of dollars, President Reagan’s budget will reach out and change the lives and finances of millions of Americans — students and the elderly, veterans and housewives, doctors and lawyers. The fiscal 1985 budget talks of millions and billions of dollars, but the real impact is in the budgets of American families where the numbers are just plain old dollars, often hard-earned and carefully spent. For the elderly person paying for supplemental health insurance, Reagan’s budget would mean 40 more cents every month in premiums, going up from $17.30 to $17.70. For poor people who need medical care, Reagan budget would cost them an extra dollar in “co-payments” each time they go to the doctor or a hospital. For families with students in college or about to get there, Reagan's budget would both give and takeaway. For the neediest students in college in the 1985-86 academic year, Reagan would raise the maximum amount of Pell self-help grants from $1,900 to $3,000. But middle- and lower-income families would be required to pay more of their income to cover college costs, and students would be expected to put up $500 before they could qualify at all Those changes would coat about 300,000 students their grants. In addition, all students would be required to show financial need to receive government-guaranteed loans. Currently, only those from families with incomes of more than $30,000 are required to demonstrate financial need. Vietnam-era veterans would get a boost in their education and vocational training benefits — a substantial 15 percent rise. Reagan proposed that nonworking spouses be allowed to set aside up to $2,000 a year in an Individual Retirement Account, far more than the current $250 limit. And divorced women would be able to count alimony payments to qualify for I RAS as well. Two professional groups — doctors and lawyers — would face some changes under Reagan's budget. Doctors’ fees under Medicare would be frozen at July 1984 levels, if Congress goes along with Reagan's plans. And the Republican incumbent is continuing his efforts to kill the I^egal Services Administration, which provides legal advice to the poor. That agency has been a thorn in Reagan's side since he was governor of California. Even the average taxpayer and worker faces changes if the president’s plans go into effect. There will be more scrutiny from the Internal Revenue Service, which wants to go over 1.5 million income tax returns. Shultz arrives in Venezuela CARACAS, Venezuela, (AP) — Secretary of State George P. Shultz arrived here today to help celebrate 25 years of democratic rule after telling leaders in El Salvador the same path is open to them if they defeat “barbaric extremism.” Shultz will attend the inauguration Thursday of President-elect Jaime Lusinchi, a ceremony that will mark the fourth consecutive peaceful transfer of power here from one party to another. Shultz’s visit to this bulwark of Latin American democracy followed a day-long stay in El Salvador. There, he declared Washington's neutrality in the March 25 presidential elections, despite longstanding U.S. hostility to one major candidate, Roberto d’Aubuisson, the country’s leading rightist politician. D'Aubuisson was among six candidates who attended a lunch Tuesday hosted for Shultz by the provisional president, Alvaro Magana. Shultz told reporters afterward he had a “straightforward” discussion with d’Aubuisson. Asked whether he was reassured by the encounter, Shultz replied that he was. His conciliatory tone contrasted sharply with the way the State Department has dealt with d'Aubuisson since 1980. Because of d'Aubuisson's alleged ties with rightist death squads, the Carter administration expelled him from the United States after he entered the country without permission 34 years ago. Former U.S. ambassador to El Salvador Robert White has called him a “pathological killer. Two months ago, the Reagan administration denied d’Aubuisson a visa to visit America. Yet d'Aubuisson is regarded as having a fair chance of winning the March election, a prospect that makes State Department officials nervous. D’Aubuisson opposes the U.S.-backed land reform program in El Salvador. In addition, he has attempted, with some success, to appeal to nationalistic sentiments in the country by denouncing American statements over human rights abuses by the Salvadoran armed forces. On Tuesday, Shultz was careful not to give d'Aubuisson fresh anti-American ammunition. During a toast following the luncheon at Magana’s residence, Shultz spared the Salvadoran armed forces direct criticism and instead praised their “increased professionalism.” He also expressed sympathy for the problems the military is encountering in combating a “vicious guerrilla campaign” during the four-year civil war. The Reagan administration believes its interests will be best served if Christian Democrat Jose Napoleon Duarte wins the March balloting. Duarte, who served as unelected president from late 1980 to the spring of 1982, is seen as the candidate most committed to the reform piocess the United States believes is necessary for the Democray to take root. _ Quality Furniture Restoration • Stripping • Repairing • Refinishing We have one of the largest and most professional restoration shops in the southwest United States. Palace Heights Antiques 1175 Hwy. 81 E. New Braunfels 625-0612 CBS sweeps to top of ratings with 'Dallas' '60 Minutes' LOS ANGELES (AP) - Perennial CBS favorites, “60 Minutes" and “Dallas,” led the way as the network took eight of the top ll spots to win the weekly Nielsen ratings rn the week ending Jan. 29 The magazine show “60 Minutes” was first and right behind it was the primetime soap opera “Dallas,” as CBS swept the top four positions in the ratings. It was the second victory in a row for CBS, which got a lot of help the week before from the Super Bowl. ABC was first the week before that, largely on the strength of its controversial movie “Something About Amelia.” Third-place NBC took two places in the Top IO and second-place ABC took one. CBS was first in the A.C. Nielsen Co. ratings with a network average of 19.3. ABC was second with 16.5 and NBC was third with 14.7. For the season-to-date, CBS remained in first place as the season ended its 18th week. The ratings: CBS 18 2, ABC 17.1, NBC 15.1. Tied for third were two CBS shows, the movie “The Lost Honor of Kathryn Beck" and “The Jefferson.” Mario Thomas starred in the movie as a woman whose life is ruined by police and media attention after she spends the night with a man who turns out to be a suspected terrorist. CBS had a firm hold on first place among the evening news shows and NBC remained in second place. The lowest-rated show of the week was the “NBC Reports” on Lee lacocca, chairman of the Chrysler Corp. The five bottom shows in descending order were: CBS's “The Whiz Kids,” CBS State of the Umon Analysis, NBC’s “Decision ’84,” CBS’ "Back Together,” and “NBG Reports " Here are the week’s Top 20 programs: 1. “60 Minutes,” CBS, a rating (rf 27.2 or 22.8 million households. 2. Dallas,” CBS, 26 3 or 22.0 million. 3. Movie-“The Lost Honor of Kathryn Beck," CBS, 22.7 or 19.0 million. 3. Tie-“The Jefferson,” CBS, 22.7 or 19.0 million. 5. “The A-Team,” NBG, 22.6 or 18.9 million. 6. “Alice," CBS, 22.4 or 18.7 million. 7. “The Four Seasons," CBS, 22.3 or 18.6 million. 8. “The Love Boat,” ABC, 22.1 or 18.5 million. 9. “Magnum, PX,” CBS, 21.8 or 18.2 million. 10. Movie- ’Mike Hammer: More Than Murder,” CBS, 21.6 or 18.1 million. IO. Tie-“TV Bloopers and Practical Jokes,” NBC, 21.6 or 18.1 million. 12. “Trapper John, M D.,” CBS, 20.7 or 17.3 million. 13. “Benson,” ABC, 20.6 or 17.2 million. 14. “Webster," ABC, 20.5 or 17.1 million. 14. Tie-“AfterMASH,” CBS, 20.5 or 17.1 nullion. 14. Tie-Movie-“The Four Seasons,” 20.5 or 17.1 million. 17. Movie-“The Amazons,” ABC, 20.4 or 17.0 million. 18 “Newhart,” CBS, 19.7 or 16.5 million. 19.“The Fall Guy,” ABC, 19.4 or 16.2 million. 20. “Cheers,” NBG, 19.3 or 16.1 million. THE BUZZARD REMS! tlmbm, Diyen, T.V.'t, RENT TO OWN OPHOH. HO Cfm HASSIE! B SM RENTAL SSI US. ll a. Nm BneaMtt 619-1101 Government says reports of economy show growth By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS    grow    deeper.” By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The latest increase in the government's economic forecasting gauge “confounds the doomsayers” and points to more economic growth ahead, says the head of a business coalition. Among the flurry of economic reports Tuesday, the Commerce Department said its Index of Leading Economic Indicators rose 0.6 percent in December. That followed a small decline the month before and marked the 15th increase in the past 16 months. The government also said sales of new homes rose 28.5 percent in December from a year earlier, and that sales for all of 1983 were 52 percent ahead of the 1982 total. The full-year increase was the largest since the government began keeping track of home sales in 1963. Hie Labor Department, meanwhile, said average pay raises for non-union workers surpassed those of union workers last year — the first time that has happened since 1978. Administration officials were quick to proclaim that December’s figures bolstered their belief that the economic recovery will continue through this year. Commerce Secretary Malcolm Baidrige said the growth came following “November’s modest setback. With every monthly improvement in the leading index, the roots of this economic expansion grow deeper.” John Albertine, president of the American Business Conference, a coalition of high-growth companies, said the December figure “confounds the doomsayers who have been sounding the death knell for this recovery. ... I feel we are in for many more months of solid economic growth with low inflation.” In other business and economic developments Tuesday: —U S. Steel Corp. said it lost $1.16 billion in 1983, including a $983 million fourth-quarter loss that was the fourth-largest quarterly deficit in U.S. history. —Workers at a Long Beach, Calif., McDonnell Douglas plant voted overwhelmingly to continue a 34-month strike against the aerospace company, despite a threat that they would lose their jobs. The company had offered a three-year pact with annual bonuses of 3 percent but no permanent pay boosts except for some highly skilled job classifications. —Houston Natural Gas Corp., trying to deter an unfriendly takeover attempt by rival Coastal Corp., launched a bid to purchase Coastal. The $42 per share offer came the same day Houston Natural Gas filed suit to deter Coasters $1-27 billion offer. Houston Natural Gas alleged Coastal Corp. violated securities laws when it offered last Friday to pay $68 a share for 18.75 million shares. DO IT YOURSELF MANSION NEARLY 12 ACRES Needs fixing up is the reason the price is below $140,000. 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