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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 25, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas                                Hance vows to for roughnecks New texas LVowing to many things can happen in two thfpughoirt the former Kent Hance accepted an ap pointment to the texas Railroad twjeerejected by voters in bids fof statewide off was ap pointed Gdvv Bill Clements to feplace democrat Mack who is i will fight for the roughnecks and oil field workers throughout the state of Hance said Monday as he announced his will become the first Republican on the threemember panel that regulates the trucking arid bit and gas He said he promised Clements he would run for the commission post in 1988 to complete Wallaces unex pired which ends in Hance said he made no commit ment about a 1990 We agreed that 1990 is just too far in the Hance So Hance said his acceptance ol the ttUC job will force him to give up an earlier appointment from Clements to the Texas College and University Sytstem Coordinating In he he will have to sell his interest in the law firm in which he Is currently a part Hance said he plans to use his ex perience as a former congressman in the RRC post to ex ert influence in Washington on behalf of Texas energy He said he plans to work with state and federal as well as with members of the energy to develop a policy to strengthen domestic energy We just cant afford to let the oil and gas Industry go down the considering the national security and economic importance of the in Were on the verge of losing the industry if we dont do and we just cant tet that he Democrats who rapped the ap pointment said Hance might be us ing the position to reignite a stalled political Hance was defeated by Lloyd Doggett of Austin in the 1984 Democratic race for a Senate Republican Phil Gramm defeated Doggett for the In after jumping to the Hance ran third in the Republican gubernatorial which was won by by the grace of the least credible governor in recent Kent Hance holds statewide said Bob Slagle of chair mart of the Texas Democratic Par even though he has yet to become a statewide elected of Perhaps he will use this office as a stepping stone for higher office in Slagle Hance Who knows what might be down the road t learned a long time ago in politics never to say Clements was vacationing in Aspenj Monday but released a statement in which he called Hance an experienced a dedicated public a man of much talent and Hance operates a law practice with the Dallasbased Veigel it Hance law firm and has lobbied on behalf of oil a fact noted Monday by state Clint who is a 1988 candidate for the commission seat that Hance will It is a typical appointment for the Clements where he chooses someone who has ties to the industry being which is akin to a fox guarding the Hackney He called Hance a man of no Feds looking to turn elite school into prison BRYAN CAP The students may and the convicts may move in to a 3lacre historic private officials Earlier this federal officials met with Bryan community leaders to discuss converting the Allen Academy to a minimumsecurity prison the Houston Chronicle reported Its going to be a ciubKed type of said Don dean of The federal folks already said they will go headtohead with Texas for the prettiest campus in The academy is listed in the national register of historic and has several buildings reminis cent of the Academy officials plan to relocate elsewhere in the newspaper Federal officials are struggling with a prison crowding crisis much worse than that of The federal system has a capacity of less than but the inmate headcount is almost said Kathy prison Some Bryan residents support the move because only the bestbehaving federal inmates serving short sentences are supposed to be housed at the said the Richard Maples of the First Baptist Criminals sentenced to Bureau of Prisons facilities usually are convicted of whitecollar such as tax bank fraud or com puter said bureau spokesman Kevin The camp would house about 250 male and female employ a staff of about 125 and have an annual budget of about McMahon It will be six to nine months before the government decides whether it wants to pur chase the he The boarding school was first established in Madisonville in 1886 and moved to the stately Bryan campus in The academy will move regardless of the deci sion of the federal prison said Jerry the academy Bryan a cityappointed advisory recently voted to support the prison which would bring in 50 to 60 new jobs and a yearly injection of about million of new money into the Maples The group is trying to raise public support for the prison We would hate to see it run off because people didnt have all the facts about said Louis owner of Newman Printing and chairman of Bryan for rain This Praying Mantis may be praying for but the forecast doensnt look like hes going to get his The weatherman said it will continue to be sunny during these August with nighttime lows dropping only to the mid Winds will continue to be from the south between 10 and 15 Photo by Deryl Charges to be dropped against skinny dippers AUSTIN AP Citations issued to three nude sunbathers at a popular Lake Travis nude beach will be voided because its not against the law to do a little skinnydipping in a pro secutor The citations were issued Mon day lo three two men and a after an anti pornography group complained to Travis County Travis County Sheriff Doyne Bailey says the citations issued at Hippie Hollow will be voided because he and County Attorney Ken Oden determined that the swimmers committed no crime by skinny dipping in the shrub bed Nude swimming or sunbathing at Lake Travis is technically il but the sheriffs department receives few complaints about Bailey a sign at the beachs entrance warns patrons of possible nude Under this set of cir it is stretching the law to penalize somebody for Bailey The fact it is not illegal in Texas to get Oden is not illegal in Texas even lo go It is only illegal to go skinny dipping in and to be reckless in that you realize so meone might be present who would be offended or and you decided to do it Oden The citations were Issued by a sheriffs deputy after complaints by members of Citizens Against led by Executive Director Mark This is part of our overall pro gram to clean up our city and county parks of Indecent and lewd Weaver He said the group objected to the which reads Nude swimming or sunbathing may be occurring beyond this Con sult attendant for details of nudity Weaver said the sign gives the impression that nudity is but it is his opinion violations of state law are 1 think hes got a good Bailey But thats like traf fic signs I dont have any input on Weaver said he has witnessed homosexual activity at the including during a Texas Gay Splash Bash earlier this About 10 percent of the crowd was nude at the Weaver Public sexual con duct in will be or indecent exposure will be pro Oden He noted that the law defines indecent ex posure as a nude performance in public that is Intended to give sex ual But you dont have any of those in this You simply have nude Oden Stocks NEW Morning stocks HolidayCpn High Low Last Houstlnd AMR Corp 64 63 IBM Ameritechs 98 97 IntlPapers AMilnc 18 18 JohnsJn AmStand 51 514 K marts AmerTiT 34 M 34 Kroger s Amoco 82 824 vjLTV Cp Armcolnc 13 Litton Ind AtlRichfld 91 91 91 LoneStalnd BakerHughn 23 M 234 234 Lowes BancTexasn 4 3 4 Lubys BellAtlan 76 MCorp BellSouth s 424 43 Maxusn Beth Steel 194 18 19 MayDSt Borden 634 63 63V Medtronic Caterpllr 65 65 Mobil Centel 73 73 73 Monsanto Chevron 58 58 Motorola Chryslers 47 46 47 Navistar Coastals 40 40 Nynex CocaCola 51 514 51 PacTels Coleman 414 41 4 414 PenneyJCs ColgPalm PhelpsDod ComlMeUs 21 21 21 PhilipPet DeltaAlrl 59 594 59 Polaroid s DigitalEq 193 Primericas DowChem 102 100V ProctGamb Dressrlnd 33 3314 334 PubSNwMx duPonl 1294 128 129 Sabine EstKodak 103 103 103 SFeSouPac Enserch 24 23 24 SearsRoeb Entexlnc 15 SherwinWm Exxon 98 97 984 Singer Co Exxon wi 494 49 494 Southern Co FederalCos 43 43 43 Southland Firestone 46 464 46 SwstBells FtBcpTex 2 Hi 2 SunComp FstRepub 24 TNP Ent Flowerlnd 28 Tandy FordMotr ill 110 Templlnlds GAFCp 59 59 59 Tenneco GTE Corp s 44 434 43 vjTexaco GnDynam 71 71 71 TexAmBnch GenElcts 654 65 65 TexEastn GenMillss 60 Texaslnsts Gen Motors 91 914 TexUtil GnMotrE 48 48 48 Textron s Goodrich 65 63 63 Tyler Goodyear 73 734 USX Corp GtAUPac 42 41 42 UnCarbde GuHStaUt 74 74 74 UnPacCp Hallburtn 41 41 4Ub US West 4 104 4 76 59 34 4 21 U 4 4 31 82 UniTel Unocal WalMart s WestghEl Xerox Cp ZenithE 33 39s 424 72N 84 s 72 30s 33 42s 83N 30s Market higher NEW YORK AP The stock market turned higher today as the dollar and Treasury bonds also Dow Jones average of 30 in dustrials rose to as of 11 During the first hour of the closelywatched barometer was up more than 20 Advancing issues were ahead of decliners by a margin of about 2tol with 871 stocks 416 down and 439 unchanged on the New York Stock Volume on the Big Board came to million shares at The dollar moved higher in overseas trading reversing a string of losing and analysts said the turnaround gave the stock market a Stock prices fell on in part due to the dollars A percent drop in orders for durable goods announced today by the Commerce Department gave bond prices a lift that spilled over to said Hildegarde a market strategist with Prudential Bache Securities Leading the NYSE most active list was Northeast which was unchanged at Among the gainers were General which rose j to which was up 4Vj to and Texas which jumped Among declining issues were which slipped to Interna tional which fell to and which was down to The NYSEs composite index of all its listed common stocks rose to On the American Stock Ex the market value index was up to OTC Provided by Knibbe Financial 755 Loop Suite Quotes are as of closing BakerHughes Int Coleman Chrysler Deere Entex Exxon Ford GM Halliburton Kemper KM art Luby Mobil Pillsbury SWBell Tandy Texaco WalMart WP Pepperell High Low Close 34 3414 23 41 Ms 40 41 46 46 36 35 35 15 15 99 97 97 110 109 109 91 34V 33 33 46 46V4 31 30 50 49A 50 48V4 47 47 41 40 41 49 49 49 43 42V 42 41V4 66 64 65 Houston district hasnt decided if students will see AIDS program HOUSTON AP A new AIDS education program formulated by the Harris County Medical Society for teens has been but officials at the Houston In dependent School District have not decided whether the students will see Dr Max the medical societys said the program is threepronged and includes a videotape for a videotape for students ages 1218 and a booklet written for those over age It will be made available to schools and the public free of he But although Butler said H1SD officials participated in every phase of the programs Superintendent Joan Ray mond said she and her staff have not yet seen and evaluated the booklet or the videotape for The videotape for teachers was her priori she That will be shown to school health and physical education life science teachers and elemen tary school counselors beginning 1 do know they have been working on a We have not seen or reviewed the Raymond told the Houston Chroni We are most anxious to get the video for the she The booklet is another We will determine for ourselves the best way for it to be She said she would review the material when she receives copies of Jt will pro bably be presented to the school board Raymond We are aware this is a very sensitive she But she declined to discuss whether it would be considered for use in the classroom or as a resource material for school health She would not discuss whether the district will use the 15minute videotape designed to explain AIDS to students as young as Mattye H1SD director of health ser said the book will be used as a reference for school The purpose of printing copies of the booklet was to get the information into the hands of high schoolage Butler Judith director of health education for the Houston Academy of said it is up to each of the 23 in dividual school districts in the Houston area to decide how to use the It was written for students ages 16 and she We are planning to offer it to all she The program will be presented to all superintendents at a meeting Butler Complimentary copies of the tapes will be made available to junior high and high Adan another member of the physician advisory plans to translate the booklet into Spanish as soon as The funded by the medical socie ty and the Houston Academy of is the most massive education effort directed at students in the he Texans trash tax to begin in October FORT WORTH AP Texans begin paying new state sales taxes on various services in in cluding their trash The garbage tax is the result of the record billion tax increase pass ed during a July special session by the Texas Legislature to make up for revenue lost by propping oil tax will a ceoit charge to post ol cityryijj and private garbage pickup The comptroUers office esiiroates wew will net the state more and cities will reap The tax 00 garbage is onJy required In cities bill residents 9 direct tbrowgh property of city arent required to charge the sales Those cities are not legally con sidered to be selling garbage ser To many the additional charge is It almost seems like youre being saiJ Tom aettog director of the department yjat nyms gabage pickup in Fort Were simply inaplemeniiug wbdt the state We have no Davis told the fort Worth Star In Fort tte aropmts to tf cents more per monthly bill 9 or m of a year The expanded tax percent to the cost of a range of services in cluding laws private pcwrtiy pjrojtfsetiofl aftd naif law ting that dont have a local 1 cent city sales Residents in Pallas and San An tonio and many other Texas cities will have to pay the added Although municipal officials statewide supported the concept of a broadened safes many are upset with items that lawmakers included in the list of taxable   

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