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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 7, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas                                Page 4 New Texas May 1991 State Gramm again backing Joe Dial WASHINGTON AP Phil Gramm is once again campaigning for Joe this lime as the Victoria rancher seeks a seat on the Commodity Futures Trading Oramm backed Dial last year in his unsuccessful bid to win the 14th congres sional district from thenfreshman Democratic Greg Laughlin of West Now is supporting Dials nomination to a seat on the regu latory board headed by Gramms CFTC Chairman Wendy Lee Asked Monday if he suggested President Bush nominate Dial to the Gramm answered I support his I was not the source of his initial Bush last month nominated Dial to a fouryear term on the regulatory The nomination will be considered by the Senate Agriculture which has jurisdiction over the and must be confirmed by the Questions of possible conflicts of interest have been raised recently about Gramms role in a turf battle involving the CFTC and the rival Securities and Exchange and Oramms possible ascension in a Senate commit tee that oversees the But Gramm has dismissed those blaming sore losers for raising the An aide on the Senate Agriculture Committee said Monday that its too early to tell whether there may be a problem with Dials which Gramm is Most Texans oppose Brady Bill WASHINGTON AP Michael Andrews knew it was time to buck one of the most powerful lobbies on Capitol Hill when a distraught father killed each of his four children with a shot through the head and a convicted felon opened fire on a Houston police who had always supported the National Rifle said the two shootings swayed his support away from the NRA and toward a 7day wait ing period for gun The father had bought his gun after being served with divorce After returning he lined up his children for photographs then killed them and The felon who fired on the police officer had purchased his semi automatic while on Texas has a long and proud tradition of gun but we also have a long tradition in the state of law and and this is a commonsense approach to a real serious says one of five Texans in Congress who say they support the Brady The legislation is named for former presidential press secretary James wounded in the assassination attempt on President Assailant John w Hinckley had purchased the gun in The Brady bill establishes a sevenday cooling off period for gun giving police time to determine whether a purchaser has a history of felonies or mental It does not require such background A vote is expected Clients aid stuttering program O A VT A SAN MARCOS It was an opportunity to help other people bene fit from the expert help their family had received and the Cavazos family of was not going to let the opportunity slip The farnjly had overcome extreme financial hardship and physical handi caps to help their nineyearold manage her stutter ing they wanted to help other families of stutterers receive help through the Southwest Texas State University Lan guage and Hearing Clinics intensive stuttering therapy For the past two the entire Cavazos family has participated in the which has enabled Roxie to manage her stuttering The family was in San Marcos this week for an evaluation session for Roxie but brought along a surprise for Dick professor of com munication disorders at The family had organized a benefit barbecue in Mission over the weekend and had raised that they donated to the program so that other people might benefit from it as they This program benefits the whole family and has brought our family closer explained Yoli Roxies Yoli knows the price that some umes has to be paid to obtain some thing you her had just been released from the Intensive Care Unit of the local recovering from Dick professor of communications disorders at Southwest Texas State University In San 3 f lhe Cavazos family of Missonfrom leftYoliRoxle Junior and Mil o hllnfh X K 9m e P n th intenslve held each 8Umm9r now wants to help others benefit from the The family organized a barbecue to raise the money and is plan ning other broken ribs and a broken sternum he her parents for help with her speech sive stuttering program for young received as a result of an automobile children mA 8Jir 8families accident that occured during an participation is contact epileptic when Roxie asked For more information on the inten Mallard at 512 2452344 Shuttle brought home wealth of information Company retains Pantex contract Texas AP Mason HangerSilas Mason has won a fiveyear billion contract from the Energy Department to continue running the Pantex nuclear weapons Mason Hanger competed with Lockheed Engineering and Sciences Co and Ulm for the which covers operating expenses and fees Pan tex assistant plant manager Bob Barton said The which began soliciting bids last said it emphasized operational and management capabilities when awarding the contract Mason Hanger has managed the plant since when Proctor Gamble opted not to renew its I think since weve had that contract for 35 years it is an indication of the job we nave done for the Department of Barton Nation President back to full schedule WASHINGTON AP A chipper President boasting he feels won derfully is back on a full work schedule with a heart monitor strapped to his The presidents heartbeat registered normal within 25 minutes of his return to the White House on Monday morning from a twonight stay at Bcthesda Naval Hospital brought on by an irregular And it didnt take him long to get back to a normal work Today Bush was honoring the Small Business Person of the Yeai in a Rose Garden mapping strategy with Senate leaders on a free trade pact with Mexico and welcoming Finnish President Mauno Koivisto for talks and a He also planned to meet this afternoon with Italys President Francesco Cos siga and Prime Minister Giulio Burton the White House said Monday evening that was in good humor and good health on his first day back on the No problems of any kind have arisen since he left the the doctor dropping by an East Room reception for said 1 really do feel wonderfully Im glad to be here in more ways than A White House nurse monitored the presidents heartbeat between meetings Monday as Bush welcomed a stream of including former Soviet Fore ign Minister Eduard Cameroon President Paul Biya and forma Minnesota Rudy back from a presidential mercy mission to Big year seen for dry bean exports WASHINGTON AP Its going to be another big export year for say Agriculture Department analysts These are dry the kind you cook with ham or serve with They are called dry edible beans by the USDA bean counters and include lima and several other kinds that rattle on the flooi when In calendar exports of these beans jumped 36 percent to billion or million hundredweight That was the equivalent of about 38 perccni of the nearrecord harvest last year of 32 4 million And bean exports probably will rise again this year because we had giant Gary of the departments Economic Research Su vice said Weve got to get rid of and the prices are real aiuaaive lo other coun tries right he Weve got lots of beans and at the lowest prices in several Dry beans are grown commercially in a score of with Michigan the leader last year wilh nearly million SPACE Houston AP Space shuttle Discoverys astro nauts came home from an eightday Stars Wars research mission with what the Pentagon said was a wealth of data that could help scientists design a missile defense Were Air Force John deputy mission said of the flight that ended Monday with a rare landing in High winds at the shuttles usual landing site in Californias Mojave Desert forced Discovery to travel across the continent and land where the mission at Cape A tire shredded during the Technical glitches had dogged the during which the seven member crew still managed to con duct a rich variety of It seemed like they kept throwing us curve balls and we kept hitting them out of the commas dcr Michael Coats said Monday night upon the crews return to The crew released a million satellite to study exhaust from the shuttle as Discovery executed unpre cedented twists and The satel lite also gathered data on chemical and gas releases before it was ictricved by the The astronauts also captured biil liant images of atmospheric 01 and collected other scientific information that could help the Penta gon develop a system for and destroying enemy Armstrong said the research promises to be a giant step forward for the Strategic Defense or Star Wars Before NASA said me flight was the most complex mission ever because of its ambitious schedule and the tricky shuttle Some people told us we would only get 50 percent of what we had planned Weve done much butter than Armstrong On Sun day he said that the Pentagon accom plished about 99 pCiCCiil Ol What It SCt out to The flight was me first unclassified iiiiSiuii IhC ncWs upvijcd on scVcn piCvioUS ns was lilted primarily to save the multimilliondollar cost of spyproof During the two recorders that store data for three scientific instruments failed shortly after liftoff April but a repair job by the astro nauts Saturday enabled the instru ments to send information directly to the One of the instruments an Xray detector suddenly turned off In an exhaust test was delayed when the satellite got stuck in the wrong and the satellites release was postponed a day so the crew could finish making observa tions with an instrument that was using up coolant too Above Ground Pool New or Used In box or installed 6291410 18002994857 M EMERGENCIES POLICE AMBULANCE INSURANC ASSOCIATES LongTerm Care Nursing Home Coverage as Low as per year per age qualify 6584 Call 18008282434 Box 70 J 042 San TX 782701042 World Aid awaited week after cyclone Bangladesh AP A week after cyclone driven waves and 145 niph winds churned over millions of Bangladeshis Mill awaited emergency aid today in devastated and diseaseinfested areas But relief missions have been hampered by foul lack of adequate transportation and flooded The government managed lo help only a portion of survivors and olficials say their resources are not sufficient to deal with ihc magnitude of They arc said Hajari Uvc gener al secretary of Ek Uui a local aid Relief workers and reporters said many people were without iood or medi cincs in most parts of the southern coast ravaged by ihc Api jl 40 one of the worst lo hit the impoverished nation this By official people were killed and an estimated IU million left A complete accounting of the dead is unlikely because iiwjiy victims were swept out lo Find out free if Beltane can help you hear FREE HEARING TEST 245 Landa 6201114 Remember Mom May 12 This Mothers Day tell your Mom how much she truly means to you with a Special Mothers Day Greeting and dont forget those wonderful Motherinlaws and Grandmothers Happy Mothers Day Chris Sherry You are still the Grandma to lane Beth 1X1 You touch out hearts in a special 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