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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 14, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas Page 8A New Texas Preston Library sets special activities Special activities are planned at Tyc Preston Memorial Library in Sat 1 tier in observance of National Library today through On the Friends of the Library will begin a book sale featur ing Big the Cedar Deer of Canyon Lake by Betty Illustra tions arc by Nancy Lucas and Elhna Layout and typesetting are by Shirley On there will be an auto graph party at the library from 11 to On the library will host a recruiting session and orienta lion for anyone interested in helping with the prekindcrgarten story Time is from 10 to 11 From 10 to 11 Mar garet Bains of Wimberly will present a review of the book Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistlestop Cafe by Fannie Coffee and light refreshments will be On Storytime for children ages 3 to 5 will be conducted from 10 to 11 Free balloons and bookmarks will be presented each day to children vis iting the library during National Library April 1991 Book connection Board maintains tobacco stocks Sydonia Rompel of the Dittlinger Memorial accepts a copy of the book The Texas Connec tion by Robert Thonhoff from Marilyn librarian of the James Jack National Society of Daughters of the American and Delitha the groups Photo by Erik Karlsson AUSTIN AP The State Board of Education voted Saturday to keep its lucrative tobacco stocks despite protests from some who said owner ship of the shares sends conflicting signals to school In an 86 the Education Board rejected a proposal to divest mil lion shares of Philip Morris stock from the Permanent School On board member Jack a Houston called for the divestiture We teach our children that smoking is Yet we encourage sales to 6 million children under the age of Ron of the University of Tex as Students Against Tobacco Invest said it is hypocritical for the education system to profit from the addictive The Education Board oversees multibilliondollar Permanent Schc Fund that helps fund public school The funds portfolio includes Philjj Morris stock worth at least i Respectable institutions should not profit from childrens tobactio Turk Other board members said selling the tobacco stocks would not preveht adolescents from smoking and would open the school fund to other I pledge to provide conservative leadership with diligence and I will appreciate your LOOKING TO THE FUTURE ELECT JOE KUEHLER CITY COUNCILDISTRICT 3 Pild Tn Judge wellschooled for case By SCOTT ROTHSCHILD Associated Press Writer AUSTIN Scott McCown enjoys walking around Town books and being with his He has a penchant for bow ties and looks younger than his So why is he is one of the most men in Texas On State District Judge McCown will consider the latest attempt by the Legislature to fix the public school finance which has twice been declared unconstitu tional by the Texas Supreme At a 9 McCown will consider the plan passed late Thurs day that would shift hundreds of mil lions of dollars in local property tax money from wealthier to poorer school districts within new education drawn largely along county It would set a minimum local prop erty tax and it would cost the state an extra billion over the next two McCown feels the pressure cf deciding the fate of millions of school But as a new he Its nothing like the pressure of tak ing care of this new On April his Michael Finnin was Right Im just trying to get to eat and McCown He also has a 9yearold Lawmakers have lost sleep over McCowns insistence that Texas school whether they live in affluent Highland Park or poverty stricken San must have equal education Take back the message that they are all our and that the funds must be disbursed McCown told the states attorney when he sche Mondays five years McCown a state attorney facing an impa Itient federal judge demanding prison reform in the massive Ruiz v District Judge William Wayne Justice threatened Texas with per day fines for failing to its overcrowded prison popu and as an assistant vattorney was the lead counsel the McCown says he is proud of his in that There werent ever any fines lev against the he It was massive undertaking in a short vamount of A good defense lawyer in any field of law will help his client get into compliance with the assistant in the attorney generals said McCowns deft handling of the Legislature and court in the prison lawsuit gives him a very broad perspective of the forces at work in the current school funding McCown was bom in raised in Dumas and then his family moved to Fort where he was graduated from high He received his bachelors degree from Texas Christian University and law degree from the Universily of Texas Law School in His Frank is a for mer now in private practice in Fort He has two one a the other an After McCown practiced law at the huge Vinson Elkins firm in then taught civil proce dure at UTs law school for years before joining the attorney generals McCown said he enjoyed but missed the he he always wanted to be a judge and each job he has taken has been in preparation for that McCown refuses to talk about the school finance since it is still But there are few others who have not offered an opinion on the His court keeps a folder containing about 50 letters from concerned citi school officials and Most citizens ask that he not raise property taxes for About an even number of writers either praise or condemn and some offer their own The folder is spiced with a few obscene while others admit to changing their opinion of him as the school case Leland Seidel Insurance Former Employer Insurance of Texas Agent A Full Line Agent Business Call For Quote 6251121 308 Merriweather SUSAN CURTIS An ACTIVE Voice for District 4 Goals Oppose Lafarge Toxic Waste Burning Attract light industry Provide the best city services for the least tax dollars Protect Comal Springs Background Teacher with 1984Present Master Degree in Education Recycling Comal County Founding Member Safe City Commission Block Coordinator Friends For Rivers Secretary German American Society Charter Member VOTE CURTIS for City Council Paid Po1 Vote early April 1530th at City Hall After years in the attorney gen ii erals McCown successfully ran for a slate district judge seat in Travis In October State District Judge Harley Clark resigned in midterm and assigned the school finance case to He asked if I would take and I I thought it would be McCown Mike an assistant attorney general and McCowns said no one is better suited for the compli cated school finance He is a very calm person who is probably the smartest lawyer that I have ever known or worked He has the ability to get to the heart of a Hodge Most peoples first impression is to underestimate which is a i genuine Hodge Steve a former administrative Area at goal weight lor over 23 years Weight knows what you expect from a weight loss Im losing weight like never Carol Member TX I trust Weight It really Ann Member TX Believe the results are truly Cathy Area 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