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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 24, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas 10A New Braunfels HeratiZeitung May Senate puts cap on MX WASHINGTON AP The rebellious Senate majority that forced President Reagan to slash his MX missile fleet hopes to force the White House to find ways to shield the vulnerable weapon from Soviet nuclear Lacking the votes to change the the president on Thursday accepted a clearly unwelcome compromise that adds up to the most serious setback any component of his military modernization plan has ever The Senate ratified the com which calls for a 50 percent reduction in MX on an overwhelming 7820 roll call vote after three days of intense negotiations between the White House and Sam Thirtyfive Republicans and 43 Democrats voted for the amend with liberal MX opponents joining diehard conservative MX supporters in the final The White House scrambled to portray the development in the best possible Reagan called the vote on Nunns amendment to the pending billion defense authorization bill a bipartisan expression of con tinuing support for our strategic modernization He said it proves senators have accepted MX as an important component of that program even though they are unhappy with its vulnerable basing Some senators scoffed at And there were a host of varying in terpretations of the ultimate significance of Nunns Some will say its a some will say its a some will say its the death of said Senate Republican leader Robert Dole of You can interpret it any way you want The compromise Reagan accepted provides that only 50 MX weapons can be deployed in existing Minuteman silos in Wyoming and Any MXs over 50 would have to use a different basing The compromise also scaled back MX production to no more than 12 missiles during fiscal 1986 instead of the 48 Reagan had sought and the 21 the Senate Armed Services Com mittee had Congress already had approved 42 of the and the compromise provides that any MXs over the deployment limit of 50 can only be used for tests and as Reagan has sought a fully deployed force of 100 He contended their vulnerability is overshadowed by the need to counter accurate and powerful Soviet Nunn described the 50missile cap on deployment the heart of my amendment in that it forces the administration to actively search for a new basing mode and focuses priority attention on the mobile Micigetman missile still on the drawing For Non Members a Friday Monday MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND Guests of the Woodlands can enjoy all the benefits of regular membership during this special introductory Check in with Luigi at the front entrance of BREAKFAST 8 SUNDAY BRUNCH LUNCH AT THE 19th HOLE DINNER Till 10 HAPPY HOUR Daily THE NEW The WOODLANDS offers more for todays active men and women Golf Country Club Located At The Intersection Of 3159 Startzville 8993301 Private Club Open Daily Except Tuesdays 9 Box 1S5K Canyon Texas 78130 9A TOO JUUDC Reagan wants tax reform WASHINGTON AP The Reagan which triggered outraged screams over its initial tax overhaul is letting business leaders know that the new version should be more to their But at the same time the ad ministration is trying to strike a populist tone that paints the revised proposal as a gain for the average individual against special Those were the two themes Treasury Secretary James Baker III struck Thursday in a warmup effort at selling the which President Reagan will formally unveil in a nationally televised speech Tuesday night from the Oval Baker warned that Washington politicians ignore at their peril the growing public frustration with the current tax He said the unhappiness was rooted in which he defined as opposed to opposed to excessive con centrations of power and oriented toward This populism is antibig promarket and pro Baker Ronald Reagan built his career on this philosophy he carried 49 states on it and he can carry tax reform on But at the same Baker tried to assure nervous members of his audience at the National Association of Manufacturers that the revamped effort will differ in major ways from the proposal that the Treasury Department unveiled last Reagan never endorsed tbe specifics in that package and tbe administration has spent the last several months trytag to make changes to dampen the heated business criticism to the original rDQQDnrjil foooo fe for SQDD DC Fiberglass Insulation Kraft Faced Ideal for walls and floors Easy to install with handy stapling flange Sale Effective Til May FIBERGIAS higher the the greater the insulating power Ask for the Rvalue fact sheet MEMORIAL DAY SPECIAL SATURDAY25th MONDAY 27th COKES HOTDOGS BAKE SALE PROCEEDS GO TO THE FIREMANS MONDAY HOURS r l O Baseball Glove with Purchase Get a FREE Spalding adult size fielders glove when you buy 10 or more rolls of any OwensCorning Glove features finest grade leather palm and has an easy snapaction pocket suitable for baseball or Gloves are ordered direct from Wictes AH It Tg Build All You Need 3620 Hlway 81 6253417
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