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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 18, 1983, New Braunfels, Texas                                Texas HffraldZrltung May 11A Texas has five millionaires in House WASHINGTON AP Texas has lived up to its reputation as a land of wealth and swagger by sending the House nearly a quarter of its Of the 435 House 21 reported minimum assets last year of more than Five of the 21 were according to financial disclosure reports released The reports also showed that at least six of the 27 Texas congressmen had not including congressional of or more last And ten received more than each in honoraria generally payments for speeches to interest or constituent The five Texans with more than million in assets are all Democrats Sam Hall of Marshall Ralph Hall of Jack Brooks of Marvin Loath of Mnrlin and Tom Vandergriff of Sam Hall reported assets of at least Ralph Hall of Brooks of Ixath of million and Vandergriff of In each the figure is a minimum tally of assets and the actual figure could range much Congressmen are not required to precisely disclose their financial only to provide figures showing a minimum and maximum Assets of the five included stock in a wide range of land oil and gas or partnerships in various The five also reported rather extensive ranging from at least for Loath to at least million for Texas congressmen reporting liabilities of or more were Charles D at Icast Ralph and At the other end of the two Texas Kika de la and Henry DSan listed no assets on their financial disclosure The reports do not require disclosure of assets such as a personal automobile or or of any asset with a fair market value of less than Texans reporting noncongressional income of or more last year were John at least Kent D Mike and As with the figures for the income figures are a minimum and could range much Andrews and Vandergriff were first elected last and were not members of Congress for the period when their income was The biggest recipient of honoraria was House Majority Leader Jim Wright of Fort who reported that he received in speaking and writing of which he contributed to Others receiving more than in honoraria were Phil RCollege Jako D De Iji Charles Mickey Tom R Ron RUike and of which he con tributed to One Texas Bill D did not file his financial disclosure report by the May 16 A spokesman said Patman had received an extension until June 1 to file his Reports for Texas two Democrat Lloyd Bentscn and Republican John are expected to be released on Governor hits the road to stump for teachers AUSTIN AP Mark bucking a May 30 deadline and hostile took his tax show on the road and found unswerving support from Jerry Taxes collected to increase teacher pay raises would be well according to a Western Hills Elementary School The teacher has to come in here every morning and put up with us for eight so I figure they should have more money paid to Townsend told the Putting up with all us little I know thats going to have to be While Whites classroom pitch won the students the governors billion luxury tax hike package remains in trouble in the He acknowledged that Speaker Gib Lewis is the prime obstacle to the 24 percent pay raise He has kind of gone off one way and Ive gone off he calling Lewis the one more vote he needs to give his plan a I think if we get one yes from the speaker of the House it will go through very I just need one more Whites Tuesday trip took him to Belton Bill Messcrs Central Texas Messer opposes the governors as does House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Stan Schliieter of nearby Both have said they might be more sympathetic to teacher pay raise demands made by in stead of White has mounted a television ad campaign to try to stir that 1 want the parents to speak out about I think this is a parent Its not just a teacher salary This is something that every parent and every person in this state should take a direct interest he told the parents and reporters who crowded into the We cant wait for economic recovery in order to see to the education of these They demand education They have one chance for an education and its said We cannot wait two We cannot wait for better Those are always the cries we hear from those who are unwilling to shoulder responsibility of A little later in his talk he focused his comments on whose district he visited later Were waiting for the speaker of the House to give his he Mark White San Antonio police chief fired SAN ANTONIO AP Police Chief Robert Ileuck has been fired for lack of aggressive leadership in implementing hundreds of recommendations made almost nine months ago in a citycommissioned the city manager We need a chief who will pursue the recom mendations with more energy than I feel Bob Ileuck will put to City Manager Lou Fox said who fired also cited an element of disenchantment toward the chief among police will return Monday to his former job as deputy chief and take a cut in his I find it especially for my family to sec the old man get fired from his Heuck I realized when 1 took the job three years ago that the average life span of a police chief in the United States is 21 he At least I made it to Deputy Chief Frank lloyack will serve as interim chief for iO Fox We will conduct a nationwide search to find qualified Fox adding that the city also will consider present members of the depart Fox said any new chief would pursue with more aggressiveness the more than 300 recom mendations listed in the Police Management Study commissioned bv the Legislature ataglance AUSTIN AP Here are highlights of floor action in the Legislature on Tuesday HOUSE allowing cities to annex into the approved sent to continuing the Public Utility approved by voice sent to the Senate for consideration of continuing the State Board of tentatively approved by voice continuing the Industrial Accident tentatively ap proved by voice regulating motor vehicle tentatively ap proved on voice increasing DWI tentatively approved Adjourned until 10 Wed SENATE asking Congress not to locate a liighlevel nuclear waste disposal site in West adopted reorganization of State Health concurred with House amendment sent to continuation of State Savings and Loan refused to concur with House asked for conference restricting public disclosure of oral ap sroved sent to continuation of Finance concurred on voice vote with House sent to administration of Texas College of Oslcopathic concurred with House amendment on voice sent to regulating tentatively approved regulation of landscape concurred with House amendments on voice sent to temporary licenses to sell beer and approved on voice sent to higher education conference committee approved on voice videotape testimony of abused approved sent to control of spills of hazardous approved on voice sent to farm winery approved sent to I directing Department of Human Resources to seek waiver of Medicaid restrictions for Ashley adopted on voice authorizing garnishment of approved returned to House with enforcing childsupport approved returned to House with creation of restitution approved returned to House for consideration of Senate waivers of small businesses from Deceptive Trade Practices approved sent to pilot program for ex perimental liver ap proved to Adjourned until 10 Wed Bank climber in trouble for probation violation A 21yearold man who scaled the glass exterior of Houstons second tallest skyscraper and parachuted to the ground may have violated an Himonth probated sentence for a similar a magistrate in California David Ad cock remained jailed today in lieu of in bonds on one count of criminal trespassing and one of evading said Harris County Sheriffs Nine months Adcock was placed on 111 months probation after he parachuted off a peak in Yosemite National Park in northern Magistrate Donald Pitts Adcock could be reprimanded for violating his Pitts wearing a a blue jumpsuit and a blue fright leaped from the 68th floor of the Allied Bank Tower in downtown Houston Monday He used three suction cups in his 15hour ascent and spiraled around the face of the 970foot Adcock was the second such urban mountaineer here in less than three On March Ron a Hollywood stunt scaled the 75 story Texas Commerce the tallest skyscraper west of tin Mississippi who called himself the Blue paused several unfurled the and Texas donned a parasail and inserted a wooden platform in a slot in the Finally he stood on the waved to the crowd below and lie floated several blocks away and ran into a parking where he was Adcock said he climbed the skyscraper purely for satisfac tion but admitted the jump was premature because the platform Id like to say I but I kind of Just as I turned the board so I just pushed as hard as I he said I had to kick my legs around to keep my Adcocks Carol Stanley of said her son refused to let her bail him She said Ad cock was delighted with his newfound I think it served the she said of the It was for He was very happy about Assistant District Attorney John said Adcock faces up to six months in the Harris County jail and a fine on each of the two But Adcock may have more to worry about than the charges filed in He was arrested after he parachuted off El a Pitts Nuclear waste burial spawns bitter opposition at hearing in Tulia City Council members and San Antonio Ar chbishop Patrick Florcs had criticized lleucks appointment in March saying a Hispanic should be named to But Fox said Tuesday he would refuse to limit his which will begin in two to I think the City Council wants me to find the best police he If thats a Ileuck joined the department in as a patrolman and worked in the vice and accident prevention departments before rising to deputy When he accepted the police chiefs job three years Heuck said il was the dream of every police TULIA AP The governments unpopular proposal to bury highlevel nuclear wastes under fertile Panhandle farmland lias met with threats of violence from the residents of this traditionally conservative Department of Energy officials held hearings Monday in Hereford and here Tuesday and planned a third and final Texas meeting tonight in Mark White and At torney General Jim Mattox were scheduled to We dont want violence but won the Wylie a Swisher County manufacturer bitterly op posed to the told the federal officials Tuesday You are 20 miles from the last Indian fight in which was only 80 years owner of was referring to a sweep across the High Plains of Texas in 1874 by Ranald who led troops of the 4th Cavalry on a surprise raid of a Comanche Indian burning their village and slaughtering most of their In a similar hearing on Monday night in a farmer warned the Energy Department represen tatives to be prepared for guerrilla warfare if they tried to take nuclear wastes to a proposed site in Deaf Smith 12 miles northeast of Tulia and both in the arc among nine sites the Energy Department is considering for an billion in which almost million pounds of nuclear waste each year would be buried in shafts drilled a half mile Opponents of the project are con cerned that heat from the radioactive wastes would rise through the earth and eventually penetrate the Ogallala a underground water formation that is the main supplier of water both for irrigation and drinking purposes for the Panhandle and South A resolution passed Monday by the Texas Senate called on Congress not to allow the Energy Department to authorize any highlevel nuclear waste repositories in Under a bill passed this spring by the any project such as the DOEs proposed drilling near Hereford must guarantee that no wastes be leaked into the which supplies irrigation waters for farmers from Nebraska to New The sponsored by Canyon Democrat Bill requires Ihe state Department of Water Resources to approve any plan to drill shafts through Texas part of the The measure is pending in the Texas Otis president of the Texas Wheat Growers said the group adopted a resolution opposing the storage of nuclear waste in the which produces 25 million bushels of wheat each year much of it irrigated by water from the Ogallala Wouldbe victim to testify AP Prosecutors planned to call a 14yearold girl to the stand today to testify against the man she says she escaped from after her sister and mother were The testimony of the Kermit Selena helped convict Michael Eugene Sharp last November in Lubbock for the murder of her flyearold a former Odessa oil received a life sentence for the The prosecution is seeking the death penalty for Sharp in connection with the knifeslaying of the Brenda Kay This trial was moved to on a change of and her daughters were abducted from a car wash in Kermit last June and taken to a remote area southeast of where they were disrobed and a b u s e d s e x n a 11 y prosecutors Selena testified in November that she escaped in the early morning hours of June 1982 while Sharp was stabbing her mother and Naked and her arms she ran five miles across the rough West Texas plain before she found help from an oil rig she A welder testified Tuesday that he called police on June 14 after lie saw a composite drawing on television that described a killer as having a tattoo on his left upper Sam who worked with Michael Eugene Sharp the day before the said he told police that Sharp was the man they were looking After receiving a tip that Sharp was traveling by bus from Brownfield to police arrested Sharp without incident as he stepped off a bus inSweelwater June Something to think About Your feel may be a major contributing factor to any health problem you may have REFLEXOLOGIST OFFICE RESIDENTIAt 6291765 8997386 Walnut New Braunfels CAU fOH APPT Slarzville Canyon Lake FREE CONSULTATION Keeping you in sight We Fill All Eye Doctors Prescriptions OPTICAL SERVICES Marris King Opthalmic Dispenser 840 Walnut 6250121   

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