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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 21, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas A statewide water plan Is headed for the exas February 7A Two Texas sites in running for base WASHINGTON AP Phil Gramm said today Houston Galveston and Corpus Christ are among the six finalists for location of a proposed new Navy Obviously Im delighted that at this we still have two sites that are being he said at a news conference I share sadness of those who were not Although said the Navy will announce the other four finalists at a later the office of Jack said the other sites are Lake and In the Key Is still being considered as a possible site for a reserve Fields office Seven Texas cities were among the 16 cities in five states who bid for the battleship Houston and Galveston submitted a joint On Texas Mark Bill Hobby and Texas House Speaker Gib Lloyd Bentsen and Gramm met with Navy Secretary John After the Lehman said he was confident that Texans want the Navy as part of their The decision will not be Lehman Dollar costs will determine the outcome of the The lowest cost to the taxpayer that provides the capability that is needed is going to be where the battleship ends Hobby said the state has pledged up to million for road con struction and education facilities for the Gramm said Texas has been married to the military for a long The other Texas cities who bid on the base were Port Port Lavaca and Orange is seeking part of the two frigates assigned to the Navy Oil auction offers variety of remnants Phil Gramm The rest of the strategic action group includes the tobe restored battleship a a destroyer and another ODESSA AP From Rolls Royces to from air planes to oil remnants of the Permian Basins tattered oil economy are geing on the auction The Federal Deposit Insurance as part of its plan to recoup losses from three area bank is auctioning a spectacular array of assets today and Friday that rode into West Texas in the 1970s and early 80s on an oilfat The First National Bank of for believed like many that oil prices would continue spiraling In early the bank directors decided to ride the boom for all it was and by the end of the banks assets had doubledlo But in oil prices began falling and oilrelated industries began bellying The death toll eventually included the Midland bank as well as two Those banks fates were mirrored in the private where oil fortunes evaporated as quickly as theyd come and left many oil barons unable to maintain their spreading The remnants to be auctioned include a 12ton cherry a private two a Rolls Royce 120 worth of sporting two metal Mud Pits and a fourlegged oil welfare Lawmaker attacks state arts commission AUSTIN AP The Texas Commission on the Arts could be more productive by backing Willie Nelson concerts than spending state money on ballet and ac cording to a state Foster long has had his budgetcutting knife honed for the arts Its an agency that Whaley views as providing welfare for the Whaley loosed his latest salvo on the agency during a Wednesday hearing at the House Appropriations Whaley is a committee The commission wants a million appropriation for but now would settle for the million twoyear appropriation recom mended by the Legislative Budget which is about what the agency is getting Jocelyn Straus of San commission said she would back a state tax hike to give her commission and other agencies the money they But Whaley said state money is not well spent on the Why should you subsidize the people who are the most financially able The fact is its been described as the only welfare program the socially and economically elite he You dont come down here and back aid for dependent Whaley You come down here and ask for aid for the group that doesnt need Commission money is spent to subsidize locally sponsored per Executive Director Richard Huff of the arts commission told the Whaley in terpreted that to mean the agency spends state money on events that could not support meaning Texans dont care to see those Texas Legislature Senate addresses cancer AUSTIN AP Proposals to warn Texans of the danger signals of cancer and to stake out a trail for state auditors to follow in regulating bingo have cleared the Senators also voted Wednesday to punish convicts who commit crimes in prison by adding their new sen tence to the old prison The Senate approved and sent to the House on a 310 vote one of a series of bingo regulation bills requested by State Comptroller Bob The bill by Ike would establish an audit trail requiring prizes to be in the form of not cash or mer In response to complaints that proceeds from bingo games are slow getting to the Harris bill would require charitable distributions to be made rather than The bill would prohibit manufacturers and distributors of bingo equipment from running bingo and also would authorize the comptroller to delay approval of a bingo license until all necessary information had been A resolution by Chet would put the Legislature on record as supporting public and private school instruction from kindergarten through the 12th grade that tells of the effects of smoking and nutrition on The resolution directs the Texas Education Agency to assess health education curriculum requirements for students and focusing especially on cancer and to report to the 1987 Buster Browns bill to stack the sentence for a crime committed in prison on the inmates previous sentence also was approved on voice according to a printed bill inmates who commit a crime while serving a sentence often are allowed to serve their new sen tence concurrently with the Representative files three trucking bills AUSTIN AP Texans would be better served by state law that makes it easier for truck lines to get Railroad Commission permits to make shipments within the says a Houstonarea Kingwood Ed Emmett complained Wednesday that the current law requires applicants to prove that truck lines already ser ving an area are doing a bad Entry is too Too few carriers dominate the market and Texas intrastate rates are not competitive with interstate said The GOP House member filed three trucking industry in cluding measures providing for stricter safety easier entry into the business and more flexible ratesetting by the Railroad The current permit process is he said at a news con This requires an applicant to prove a negative to bring in shippers who probably are only being served by one carrier to testify that the carrier is doing a poor Emmett Under his the Railroad Commission would no longer use adequacy of existing service as a measure of whether a permit should be issued to a Bastrop commissioner says hes innocent BASTROP AP Bastrop County Commissioner Tom Adams has pleaded in nocent to an official misconduct Prosecutors accused of using his o with intent to harm Judy Edwards while she was an investigator for the Bastrop County district An indictment returned 6 alleged that Adams misapplied county funds to adversely af fect Edwards employment as an Sources told the Austin AmericanStatesman that was allegedly paid to a security agency to investigate Edwards last Visiting State District Judge Tom Blackwell set a pretrial hearing for I expect a fairly lengthy trial based on what my attorney tells Adams said after the brief session Wednesday at the Bastrop County To prove an innocent man guilty is a very difficult is serving his first term as county Bill Adams said he and Adams want the trial to be held in Bastrop County so those who elected the com missioner can attend and hear that the charge is The felony misconduct charge carries a maximum punishment of 10 years in prison and a Priority water plan ready for Senate debate AUSTIN AP The Texas Senate is ready to debate a statewide water an issue that was labeled priority lawmaking before this legislature convened in The Senate Natural Resources Committee approved the package 11 0 on Wednesday and John said he would bring it up for debate next There are significant differences but we do not consider them in said The final version will be written in a conference committee for Montford said he felt very good about quick passage of the Senate package on Montford said the main differences of the Senate and House bills include The Senate bill contains billion for water bonds while the House measure contains The Senate bill has million for flood control bonds not in the House bill and authorizes another million for agriculture conservation of water if shown necessary by a pilot The Senate bill deletes a million bond insurance program in the House bill that experts said would Jeopardize the states bond The Senate bill controls surface water flows about 150 miles inland to protect bays and estuaries compared with about 100 miles in the House The State bill provides for state control of ground water districts if a local district refuses to establish controls in critical The Senate bill calls for a statewide election on the plan in November 1985 if would automatically put into effect any controls finally approved by this This legislation places particular emphasis on achieving conservation gains in the agricultural which uses about 70 percent of the states Montford The Senate package was voted out of committee Wednesday after it considered 82 amendments the previous Tati San DE1 said 51 of the amendments were The House vote on the statutory bill earlier this month was Mark Bill Hobby and Speaker Gib Lewis agreed even before the Legislature began that a statewide water plan would be the 1 priority of the 140 day White declared it an emergency so it could be considered ahead of other Is this someone you know Henry has always been the life of the He entertains family and friends for hours with his stories and tall At Christinas he loves to dress up as Santa Glaus and visit the children at the local This Henry himself is in the He had a stroke a few weeks ago that left him completely paralyzed on his left He has to learn how to eat and dress himself all over The 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