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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - July 2, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas                                New Braunfels HstaldZeitung July Gromyko Soviet president MOSCOW AP Andrei the Soviet Unions foreign minister for the past 28 was elected president today at a national Parliament session after being nominated by Communist Party chief Mikhail Georgia party chief Eduard a new full member of the Politburo who has a reputation for being tough on was named to replace in the Foreign Ministry Gromykos election was a major departure from the recent Kremlin practice of having the party leader also hold the title of chief of had been rumors in Moscow that Gromyko might be named but most Western observers discounted There was speculation after the announcement that the naming of Gromyko amounted to a graceful exit of a wellrespected member of the Kremlin old guard as the Moscow leadership swings to a new it also showed that who has made domestic economic issues his prime is now ready to take control of the field of foreign although Gromyko as president is still expected to be a major figure on the in ternational nominated Gromyko at a session which capped two days of major leadership including the ouster of onetime power contender Grigory Romanov from the ruling The official report of Mondays session of the party Central Committee said the Politburo removed for health reasons at his own but it was clear that he had been was elevated from alternate to voting status on the Politburo at the Monday Gromyko did not become a full member of the Politburo until years after he took over the Foreign Ministry In State Department spokeswoman Anita Stockman said the govern ment had no immediate comment on Gromykos Gromyko was unanimously elected by the deputies to the Supreme Soviet following Gor bachevs brief nominating Gromyko expressed sincere gratitude to The decision adopted on this proposal deeply touched Gromyko It shows great confidence by the Supreme Freedom due soon for Lebanese prisoners JERUSALEM AP Defense Minister Yitzhak Rabin says Israel will release more than 300 Lebanese prisoners but adds the decision is unrelated to the freeing of 39 Americans held hostage in Shiite terrorists who hijacked a TWA jetliner on June 14 had demanded the release of 735 Lebanese in exchange for the release of the The 39 were freed Israel captured the Lebanese during its withdrawal from south accusing them of plotting or carrying out attacks on Israeli It freed 31 of them June Rabin said Monday that at a meeting of the Cabinets security I proposed the release of 300 of the Lebanese either tomorrow or the day after as a continuation of our declared policy since we brought them to Israel on April We made it clear then that they were brought on a temporary basis to that we intend to release that we would release them in accordance with the development of the security situation in southern Rabin told an international conference on counterterrorism at Tel Aviv Israel radio said the 10member committee unanimously agreed to Rabins Rabin stressed that Israel had not struck any deal to free the prisoners in exchange for the Americans and that Israel had not received any requests from the United States to do Teachers in space Texas woman among those picked for shuttle ride next January WASHINGTON AP Now that final exams are over for their 10 teachers are heading into some serious tests of their own and the prize for the best grade is nothing less than a sixday trip into The six women and four were named Monday as the finalists in a competition to pick a teacher to fly on the shuttle Challenger on its mission to study Halleys Comet from Earth orbit next 10 became instant heroes to their Dropping in on the National Education annual they were given a standing ovation by delegates and the Idaho delegation began identifying itself as from the space Two of the finalists are from The teachers were picked from a group of 114 The competition began with more than The winner will undergo 120 hours of training and fly on a mission that will launch a huge communications satellite and study Halleys Comet with astronomy instruments cast loose into orbit and retrieved a few days Next the finalists will report to the Johnson Space Center in where astronauts for a week of physical examinations and space The group will return to Washington on July 12 where 16 top NASA officials will interview each candidate and make a final The finalists Richard an English teacher at New High School Kathleen Anne a biology teacher at Kenwood High Baltimore Robert a sixthgrade computer and science instructor at Cumberland Elementary School in West Judith Marie a French and Spanish teacher at Thomas Jefferson School for Science and Technology in Peggy a teacher at Westwood Elementary School in Texas David a business and computer science teacher at High School Sharon Christa a social studies teacher at High School and Michael who teaches government and grades 7 through at Hazen Union School in Barbara a secondgrade teacher at McCallDonnelly Elementary School in Idaho and Niki Mason who teaches gifted 7th to 9th graders at Vandevender Junior High School in and also conducts seminars in computer James the space agencys ad will make the final selection of one mission specialistteacher and a The announcement is expected late in possibly by President Corpus Christ gets nod for Navy homeport WASHINGTON AP The Navys coveted homeport for the USS Wisconsin will be placed in Corpus Lloyd Bentsen announced I advised that Corpus Christi has been selected as the homeport for the battleship USS This is really good news for It culminates a hard cooperative effort by the people of Corpus Christi and their state and federal Bentsen was one of six cities considered as finalists for the prize which comes with million worth of civilian jobs arid an annual payroll of The other cities were Pen HoustonGalveston Lake and I have been informed that some of the vessels in the bat tleships surface action group will be assigned to Gulf Coast ports other than Corpus said This is a tremendous economic shot in the arm for Corpus Christi and all of South Phil said HoustonGalveston reportedly was nixed from consideration last week because of problems in reaching solid ground to set a foundation at Galvestons Fort Point and because of the sites distance from deep The factor that tipped the scales to Corpus Gramm was the willingness of its own citizens to vote a bond issue to raise their own taxes to put million into helping build the Gramm estimated the annual economic impact of the port at million and said it will generate million in local and state Loyd project chairman of the South Texas Homeporting Task said Monday that Corpus Christi had a good proposal because its Ingleside Point would not require Corpus Christi residents in April approved a million bond issue to offset and the state committed million to attract the he pointed The city also has been host of a naval air station for more than 40 The USS Wisconsin was com missioned in but has remained at the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard since The Navy estimates it will cost million to refit the bat tleship and million a year to operate The refitting should take about two officials have The fleet would include a guided missile a guided missile a guided missile frigate and reserve missile frigates and a destroyer tender to provide maintenance for the Rat transplants raise hope for burn amputees LOS ANGELES AP Rats given a powerful antirejection drug lived to old age with transplanted say researchers who believe the drug will save human burn patients and may someday allow limb transplants in While the rats were unable to walk normally because of problems with nervemuscle the drug cyclosporine prevented rejection of the transplanted said Kirby a surgery instructor at the University of California at In one of a sixyear series of studies involving about 300 rats each of which received a transplanted hind leg after amputation seven of nine rats lived to old age without rejecting the Black One rat received cyclosporine for only 20 days but lived 735 days with a transplanted hind leg before dying of old age more than six times the previous longevity im munologist Charles Hewitt Its the most significant con tribution to homotransplantation of limbs since the early when we were trying it in dogs without said Harry a microsurgeon at the University of California at San Homotransplantation refers to transplants among members of the same Doctors in Brazil did transplant a human hand in but the hand was Hewitt The rat experiments show that it is possible to use the powerful anti rejection drug to prevent the immune system from rejecting tendon and other components of transplanted said Bruce a UCI Medical Center plastic surgeon who collaborated with Hewitt and David Thank Goodness Its Rib Day All Day Tuesday at fjUADALUPE SMOKED MEAT A Barbeque Restaurant In Historic Orucne I 1299 Gruene Road All the Ribs you can eat with the trimming Now with table service on the casual dinin deck Catering 6296121 Open 7 days INew Braunfels Pediatric Associates Timothy announces the association of s Mark for the practice of Pediatrics effective July 1985 I 226 union I New TX 78130 512 6259153 Office hours by appointment TV oil ItwmwIiM TV Gooolfi TV irrrrt mil The old Ttw loll TV trttchmu Thr hidden And I CLINT EASTWOOD H 1 LIMITED ENGAGEMENT FEATURE TIMES FEATURE TIMES THURSDAY KID SHOW Tomboy and The Champ DISCOUNTS AT AND Experimental limb transplants in people could be tried within two Achauer Cyclosporine has been credited for the proliferation of human heart transplants in recent The drug suppresses the bodys disease fighting immune system to prevent rejection of donated FCINEMA I II SENIOR CITIZEN DISCOUNT THE MAGIC FLUTE VYCHAS STALLONE is back RAMBO First Blood Part II Open All Bay Every Day SHOW T All iMto KW Ail These Businesses Offer Bonuses Or Discounts For Mature 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