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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - November 18, 1974, Abilene, Texas "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT S4TH YEAH, NO. 153 PHONE 673-4271 ABILENE, TEXAS, 79604, MONDAY EVENING, NOVEMBER 18, 1974 PAGES IN THREE SECTIONS Price 15'Cents' Aswciattd Prea By ELLIE RUCKER No Money Budgeted For Covered Walkways Q. After hearing Dr. Brinson talk on what (ley are doing to improve (he schools, it came lo mind bow badly College Heights needs covered walk- ways for the children and teachers who have to come otrt hi the rain, getting soaking wet, io come to'the cafeteria for lunch. It's awful. Some children don't have1 coats and sure, can't afford raincoats. Is any money budgeted for Ibis? A. Says Supl. of Schools Harold Brtn- sonr money, is specifically budgeted for covered walkways at College hcAvever, this matter will be looked at very seriously as we do remodeling and work at College Heights. I don'L know at this point whether money will be; available for that.. We: have air conditioning and some remodeling at the school." He explained a certain amount of money was projected for remodeling and air con- ditioning but "recent bids we've been getting have kind of lorn up our projec- tions." Q'. I notice in the slock market re- ports the terms par valne and book What do these (wo terms mean? A. Book value is what-you would proba- bly call liquidating value, explains stock- broker Gerald Galbrailh. Meaning, it you broke up. a business, sold all. the desks, files, equipment and so forth, that should be Ms book value. Par value, in the case or bonds, means Ihc amount that will be paid off upon the bond's maturity.'Normally il.'s For instance a bond 'selling in the market for might mature in 1982 for In the case of common shares, par means a dollar amount assigned to tlie share liy charier. Par val- _ ue has little significance as far as-markct value of common slock is concerned. At one time par represented the Value of the original investment behind each share but that's 'no-'longer the case .in most in- stances, Galbrailh says, Q. Please find out how I can contact Mr. Fred HollUlay of the "Girl In my Life" tclevison show. A. Jumping lo the .conclusion you have someone specific in mind you'd like 'to honor, send a detailed letter about her and' about how you plan to gel her lo Holly- wood without arousing her suspicion: In- cliido lira snapshots of the person and two of yourself. You'll hear from the show only if your enlry is selected. Address is: Girl in my Life, 10067 lliversidc Dr.; North Hollywood, Calif. 91602, Attention: Itescarchcrs. fl.-nve been trying