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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 27, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas State October PaotS Bentsen urges maquiladoras closer te TexasMexico border EL Texas AP The Untied States would suffer If Mexico decides to bolster the economy In the Interior by locating twin plants Lloyd Bentsen The United States needs to stress In upcoming economic talks with Mexico that support for the twin plant concept might wane if Mexico allows more of the factories to be built away from the Bentsen said at a news conference Twin also called are fac tories in which components are assembled by cheap labor In The finished products are shipped back to the United States for said he hopes negotiators bring the matter up In economic talks with Mexico next year He said he is optimistic a framework for the negotiations will be approved by both sides next The negotiations will center on trade Issues in volving electronics and other Mexico has strict licensing and invest ment requirements that the United States con siders to be trade Bentsen Opposition to maquiladoras comes primarily from labor groups and northern which con tend that the factories lure companies into moving their factories Into Maqutladora supporters counter that companies that move to Mexico would otherwise move to Asia or South The point must be very strongly made to the Mexican government that we can continue to get the kind of political support necessary for ma so long as theyre located along the Bentsen Thre Is considerable opposition from other parts of the country to he And to be able to sustain the law as it we have to show there is substantial benefit to both sides of that And so long as the maquilas are located along the youre going to have a very substantial benefit on the He said studies have shown that 40 percent of maquiladora wages are spent in the United More than 90 percent of the plants are along the who is chairman of the Senate Finance is one of five senators chosen to negotiate a deficitreduction package with the House and the Reagan He said he expects the talks to be What this country is looking for is not a con frontation between the president and between Democrats and but Bentsen If there is a time for politics to be set it should be He said he was pleased to see the Federal Reserve expand the money supply in the past but said the trade and budget deficits must be brought down to strengthen the DA seeks to try teen as adult in officers death Texas AP A district attorney says she plans to have one of two teenagers suspected in the slaying of a police officer certified to stand trial as an and will prosecute both teens on charges of capital This is a very serious offense and 1 plan to prosecute it to the ullest extent of the Ellis County District Attorney Mary 1ou Shipley said Monday The two Midlothian High School one 16 and the other were charged late Monday with capital murder in the shooting death of officer George William Raffield Jr who was posing as a high school student while in vestigating drug use and The Richard who was held without bail today in the Ellis County was a newcomer to the high school officials The whose name was not released due to his was held in the Johnson County Juvenile Center in He is the son of a veteran Dallas police officer whom guidance counselors say was planning to drop out of high Clements approval rating poll shows By The ASSOCIATEDPRESS liov Hill his image tar nished by a record tax Increase and an athletics payforplay received a Tl percent disapproval rating in a poll published today that showed he also ell from favor among many Republicans Of those Texans who have an opi man on Clements only percent think he is doing a good or excellent the telephone survey conducted for the Dallas Morning News and the Houston Chronicle Sixty one percent of Republicans w ho responded also gave Clements a loor or only fair Poll results were published in copyright stories in both newspapers The poll showed that Democratic Attorney General Jim anex IHvted candidate for governor in lw is well known among voters Mut the poll also showed his negative linage to be higher than his fellow 1 in the survey Slate Treasurer Ann another possible Democratic can didate or is not as well known as but is more popular among those who know the poll suggests Both of Texas US Republican Phil Gramm and Democrat Lloyd are well known and the poll shows The telephone survey is based on interviews with registered voters and has a margin of error of plus or minus 3 5 percentage points H was conducted by political scien tists Richard Murray and Kent L Tedin of the University of Houstons for Public Policy on behalf of the two newspapers Those surveyed were asked to rate the job performance of 11 national and stale elected officials Respondents were given a choice of rating their performance as ex only fair or Clements fared worst among politi cians Of the 95 percent who rated hit 4 percent said the Republican has done an excellent job since taking office in January and 24 percent said he was doing agood Gov Clements was elected to solve not to win popularity his press secretary Reggie Bashur When ihe problems are the governor will be held in high esteem by the people of Murray said responses suggest the public is angry at Clements because they feel he broke his pledge not to raise taxes and because of bis in volvement in the Southern Methodist University football About 73 percent of thaw who had an opinion about Ms per formance indicated approval while Mattox scored a 56 percent approval rating in the which was con ducted from Oct II to But Mattox was recognized by about 90 percent of those surveyed and Ms Richards was known by 65 percent Seven of 10 Texans had an opinion of Agriculture Commissioner Jim who had a 60 percent ap proval rating in the poll a is expected to challenge Ciramm or a Senate seat in Both Gramm and who is up for reelection next received favorable ratings from about 70 per cent of those who knew them Thank You As I ended a 24 year career as State Game my wife Monna and I want to thank everyone that helped make our 17 retirement party a wonderful Thanks to our family and fellow employees for the beautiful scope sighted Browning 22250 rifle and case that was given to Also thanks to the Kerrville district of the Texas Parks Wildlife for the fish fryer that they presented to Again to all that attended contributed to the party and gifts you have make an enjoyable career have a beautiful Female census rises at Travis County Jail AUSTIN AP The female in mate population at the Travis County Jail has tripled this forcing authorities to place some of the prisoners in the mens section of the authorities Travis County Corrections chief Clyde Malley said Monday jail of ficers have taped brown paper over the womens cells so male inmates cannot see But Malley said the brown which officers put up about three months poses security pro The brown paper is a hazard to observation and supervision because we do not know what is going on behind the brown Malley told The Dally Texan Texas jail standards say female prisoners must be out of sight and sound of male prisoners Sheldon a Universi ty of Texas associate professor of sociology and a criminology said the Jail uses the paper to prevent men from harassing the women and to keep the noise levels more than Malley said more women and men are in jail because the slow economy is prompting them to commit more the female prison population is increasing rapid he But Sheriffs Department Pio Martinez said the female population may have risen because patrol of ficers are cracking down harder on We used to be more lenient with he In the last couple of officers attitudes have Martinez said he treats male and female offenders equally because womens rights have I do not feel any different about arresting women than arresting a he Some of the women will relocate at the end of when a 48bed facility opens at the Travis County Correctional Facility in Del Texas veterans march to capitol for POW support AP A group of Vietnam veterans walk ing from Texas to the nations capitol are finishing up the Ten nessee leg of their interstate highway march on behalf of prisoners of The government doesnt want to take a stand on the POW said Dee Dwayne a spokesman for the 26 veterans who call themselves the last Since President Reagan has not brought it up one time at a security council They are doing he said Mon day as the group passed through Greeneville to Bristol for a two night The walkers began their trek 5 at the Alamo in San An and passed through Arkansas into West Tennessee on The veterans plan to head for Virginia early Wednesday and wind up in Washington for a rally said a Navy veteran from Dallas who served on an aircraft carrier in The people of America can bring these POWs Beavers Public opinion got us out of the Public opi nion can damn sure bring these men Thirtyfive years is too long for anybody to be in The mostly are spending their nights in na tional guard armories along the They are walking in about four or five at a Beavers The Alamo in San holds symbolic meaning for the which is carrying the POW the Hags of Arkansas and Tennessee and the American It was the last place a group of men made a conscious stand for a cause in the name of Beavers They knew they were going to die for The Virginia flag will be added to the procession once the veterans cross the state he The veterans are walking from 28 miles to 38 miles each The Tennessee Highway Patrol did not want the veterans to walk along the interstates when they first entered West But after the group hit the state decided to let them re main and to provide them with a onecruiser Beavers The state got numerous phone calls from people who wanted us on the Its he The veterans have received a warm reception from the people of Tennessee during more than 13 stops theyve made in the state so Beavers Two gold star mothers who lost sons in Vietnam fed them and joined them for a mile or two in and local veterans are meeting and walk ing with the group for short legs along the The POWs lost in Southeast the 400 live are not our only Beavers Were also walking for the POWs in this The ones who fight the war every night when theyre supposed to be There are 26 stories out We want them to come out and talk to these he Dont Forget To Count The Opas In Todays Join in on exciting Count Tht OpM Contest starts new Sunday of each week through There areOpas in todays HeraMZeitung holding newspaper in his If you ara not a currant paidup subscribar to tha Herald Zeitung thara is still tima start your subscription and double tha prize money Dont Miss An Issue Call Today 6259144 re Already Paidin The Relief You Ne If youve had back and thought you couldnt afford to see a relax At Richardson we accept what your qualifying jnsurance pays as Richardson Clinic Youve paid for your not use it to get the relief you may need Your treatments may be at little or no 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