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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - July 13, 1983, New Braunfels, Texas New Braunfels Herald Zeitung July 1983 State campaign investigation continues AUSTIN AP The Trivia County district attorneys already investigating campaign contributions to Attorney General Jim is looking into the campaign records of other statewide the Fort Worth StairTelegram reported The district attorneys Public Integrity Unit recently obtained copies of 1962 campaign reports and financial disclosure reports for unsuccessful gubernatorial candidate Bob Armstrong and Land Commissioner Garry according to the Armstrong and like received substantial campaign contributions from South Texas oilmanrancher Clinton The unit also obtained similar reports for the nine justices on the Texas Supreme the StarTelegram Two of the William Kilgarlin and Ted received campaign con tributions from Manges or his lawyer during their campaigns last District Attorney Ronnie Earle said Tuesday that his office was investigating only Mattox and would not say why the other records were according to the At this were only looking at the campaign reporting allegation that wa made public in the Earle Theres only one investigation going on right We dont have anything else to in The Dallas Morning News has reported Mattoxs brother and sister obtained a loan from Seattle First National Bank only two days before Mattox began making loans to his Mattoxs siblings repaid their Seattle loan with interest the day after Mattoxs campaign repaid Mattox his loan with exactly the same amount of the News When Mattoxs brother and sister were dealing with the Seattle Manges had loans of his own there totaling according to the Manges and his political action committees contributed to the Mattox As attorney Mattox has represented the state in Manges lawsuit to regain billion in oil and gas money from Mobil Oil Manges and the state claim that Mobil and other leaseholders on Manges Duval County ranch violated their leases in the 1930s and owe past royalty payments at current market The state and Manges would split the payments if Mobil loses the Mauro recently worked out a settlement over a lease dispute with Exxon that will benefit Manges by about million and the state by about Mauro said he welcomed the inspection of his records and alleged that large oil com panies were spreading rumors about him because of the negotiated settlement with Weve made a lot of people mad who are leaking things to the Mauro Any kind of investigation they the district at torneys office want to theyre welcome to visit with my All my dealings are going to be open and who received in con tributions from Manges to his unsuccessful bid for the Democratic gubernatorial could not be reached for comment the StarTelegram Kilgarlin returned a contribution from a Manges but accepted at least in contributions from Manges Pat Maloney of San the newspaper Robertson benefited by at least during his campaign last year from a political action committee that operated on his behalf and was funded by a Mangesbacked according to the Attorneys in a suit brought by the family of the late Guerra recently asked the two justices to remove themaelvM from the case because of extraordinary large campaign contributions that create an appearance of The motion followed a high court ruling that reversed the trial reduced the amount of damages the family would receive from Manges in the landlease case and gave Manges control of the mineral leaaes in Robertson said Tuesday the investigation would not expose anything that had not been listed in campaign disclosure All Im trying to do is my Robertaon My job is to decide them cases to the best of my American want to drop all claims FORT WORTH AP 1 American Airlines and its former grounded Braniff have asked a fedeffl bankruptcy judge to approve a settlement under which both carriers would drop all current and potential claims against each The filed in Bankruptcy Court here calls for American to make a cash payment of million to Brmniff and drop out of all further bankruptcy proceedings in volving Bankruptcy Judge John Flowers scheduled a July 23 hearing to consider the The airlines issued a joint statement saying the agreement will settle all controversies between the parties including claims and counter claims arising out of the bankruptcy American and Braniff officials also said in the statement that the agreement also will provide for establishment of normal com mercial relations between American and the Braniff suc cessor contemplated by Braniffs plan of Under Braniffs the Hyatt Corporation will invest million in putting 30 Braniff planes in the air and former employees back to the reorganization proposal received the approval Tuesday of Braniffs secured who hold about million of the airlines billion We are recommending said bondholders spokesman Anthony who had been critical of the But Hyatt Chairman Jay who met with Walsh and others for several hours in bankruptcy court late expressed little optimism about the Until tomorrow we wont said referring to a court hearing set for today to consider Braniffs financial disclosure For the American Braniff agreement means the two airlines will accept each others tickets and will provide joint fares on connecting of ficials David a Braniff bankruptcy said the cash payment will be very helpful to us and would be invested in flying Teachers want billion plan AUSTIN AP The Texas Federation of Teachers has proposed a pay hike that would put a salary within reach of veteran teachers who perform above and beyond the call of The federations billion plan also would give Texas teachers the right to In the private workers have the right to withhold their services simply put the right to We believe educational employees should have the same the federation Arguments pro and con can be given by the Our rationale is that it is better to withhold services when grave danger is present for children and than to simply continue to accept the mediocre to poor conditions which are present in many of our Texas it John TFT suggested Tuesday that the cost of the federations plan could be covered by raising state oil and gas production taxes or by higher gasoline and sin such as on alcoholic beverages and Cole told a news conference he had presented the education plan to Mark and that White had said he would read Approximately million of the billion would pay for an immediate 24 percent teachers pay in which White proposed without success to the recent Other proposals would require teachers to serve a oneyear paid internship and a twoyear probationary period before being Teachers designated as master teachers would be rewarded with salaries 25 percent higher than they normally would Under the federations the position of school principal would be replaced by a master teacher selected by the faculty each Other duties of the principal would be delegated to a dean of student affairs and business Deliberation continues in Tafoya tax trial SAN ANTONIO AP Eugene Tafoya drew thousands of dollars in hard to trace cash from former CIA agent Edwin Wilson for cloakand dagger but failed to report a cent of it to the prosecutors told a jury hearing his tax fraud Jurors deliberated about three hours Tuesday and planned to resume this Tafoya and his Betty are charged with underreporting their gross income on their tax returns for 1980 and If each could receive up to six years in who worked for Wilson in was convicted of misdemeanor assault in the 1980 shooting of a dissident Libyan student in He faces charges filed after a 1979 car bombing incident in The former Green Beret contends he received only penny for penny reimbursements for expenses from Wilson not salary along with some cash gifts or Testifying in his own he admitted receiving in cash from Wilson for the Fort but said it was for his outof pocket Hundred dollar bills permeate this Assistant Attorney Daniel Fromstein told jurors Everything is cash hard cash hard to easy to People like Tafoya dont get Tafoyas courtappointed John Barrett of said Tuesday that prosecutors clouded the tax issue by producing witness after witness who spoke briefly about money and spoke at great length about other The sole and only question you have to he told is what was in his mind when he signed those income tax Be kinil to your your lingers do the walking in Herald Classifieds DIRTY CARPETS 6291322 Free Estimote Reagan tax expert says more increases unlikely WASHINGTON AP Despite congressional plans for more taxes to reduce the federal the Reagan administrations chief tax expert sees little likelihood of increases in the next two I dont see any real possibility of a tax increase taking effect in 1984 or says John assistant treasury secretary for tax an interview with The Associated Chapoton said Tuesday that congressional com mittees may try to put together a tax package to comply with their own budget I think we will oppose and if I dont think they can 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