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Big Spring Stanton Herald (Newspaper) - April 4, 1990, Big Spring, Texas Edition of the big Spring Herald wednesday area weather possibility of thunderstorms tonight. Lows tonight in the 40s. Highs thursday in the lower 70s. The High yesterday was 72, the Low was 47. Serving Crossroads country a West 16 pages 2 sections vol. 2 no. 56 april 4, 1990 35 newsstand a 25< Home delivered meet your neighbor name Sam Houston who a lived in Stanton for 72 years. Favorite Book gone with he wind. Favorite quote a i feel like every Day is a favorite vegetable Green Deans. Lawmakers treated Austin apr a lobbyist for Phillip Morris Usa treated lawmakers to stretch limousine service monday night an expensive dinner and a Cher concert but the lobbyist and legislators defended their evening out two newspapers reported wednesday. Stan Schlueter a lobbyist for Phillip Morris and former legislator said tuesday that about a dozen people including lawmakers and their guests were taken by six Limos to dinner at the Green pastures restaurant in Austin and then to the concert the Dallas morning news and the Austin american statesman reported. Top seats at the concert went for $36 and meals at Green pastures generally run about $50-$ i of a person. The dinner and show were hosted on the opening Day of the fourth special session in which legislators Are scrambling to find ways to pay for a new school finance system. Among the suggestions is an increase in cigarette taxes. Sen. John Montford d Lubbock who paid for his dinner and concert ticket said nothing happened that he Felt was inappropriate. A the Only thing that shocked my conscience was that Cher a second costume change a he said. Schlueter the former Power Ful chairman of the tax writing House ways and Means com Mittee and the House calendars committee resigned from the legislature last year for personal and financial reasons. Shipwreck found Freeport Texas a a Utility company a workers stumbled across the wreck of a sunken wooden ship off Quintana Beach while laying pipeline. That discovery in january prompted an investigation of the wreck by two Marine archaeologists who say the ship May have dated Back to the mid 1800s. Last Winter Tejas Power corp. Hired a private archaeological firm to Survey the Irea before installing a new pipeline. A they even surveyed right it ver the wreck a said Gail Elmer an archaeologist with he . Army corps of engineers. A but since there Vas no to any metallic material in the boat it did no to Register. When the workers discovered he ship which was apparently constructed of rough Cedar Blanks they contacted the corps if engineers prompting a study if the ship. A her state of preservation is unique a Marine archaeologist Steve James said. A a she preserved for All for five Days James and another underwater archaeologist studied the 100-foot ship which sits upright its Hull encased in Gray Day computer system to Aid water District by Patrick Driscoll staff writer Stanton Mark Ilo Elscher the manager of the Martin county underground water District has had his nose soaked in the glow of phosphorous lately feeding information into a new computer system that will greatly expand the capabilities of the District. A recent $9,860 water Quality Grant from the water development Board which was matched by $2,465 in District funds has helped a we can do More tests with the system. We can keep better track of it and we can better interpret the problems we find. We Hope it just greatly improves a Mark Hoelscher on the underground water districts new computer system. With the Purchase of an Arris computer aided design system which will help detail with maps underground water tables. Other equipment purchased with the Money includes a plotter to draw the maps using As Many As four colors a spectrophotometer to measure the amounts of about too different substances found in water and a refrigerator to keep water samples Cool. After information on water Levels and the measurements of various substances in water samples around the county is entered into the computer which Hoelscher is doing now he will be Able to churn out in a matter of minutes maps showing changing water Levels underground water flow and contamination plume maps. A we can do More tests. We can keep better track of it and we can better interpret the problems we find a he said. A we Hope it just greatly improves he already has this years water level map and is trying to predict water flow directions right now. Next he will begin measuring areas where particular substances a computer Page to a Mattox attacks Richards during a debate by Michelle Mittelstadt associated press writer Dallas a democratic gubernatorial hopeful Jim Mattox a claim of having proof that opponent Ann Richards has used illegal drugs is just another a trashy allegation a says is. Richards Campaign press Secretary. A Mattox has a new trashy allegation every Day. And it does not deserve Annas response or attention a said Monte Williams. He refused to comment further about the allegation. A a we re not going to play into his hand on this stuff a Williams said. During a 30-minute televised a a debate in Dallas tuesday Mattox blasted the state treasurer saying he possesses signed statements from witnesses alleging is. Richards has used illegal drugs in the past to years. The attorney general faced three reporters alone since is. Richards declined to attend the debate citing a previous commitment to appear at an Austin rally. Mattox said he has a proof from the perspective of individuals that have said to me that Ann Richards has used certain but Mattox refused to say who his informants Are. A whether they will come Forward and agree to have their names released to you is an entirely different subject and in a not going to violate their Confidence a Mattox said. Is. Richards a recovering alcoholic has refused to answer directly the question of whether she Ever used illegal drugs saying she has not used any a mood altering drugs in to years. A my response has been my message to the people out there that if you need help you can get help a is. Richards said in a televised debate with six other democratic candidates in March. Is. Richards faces Mattox in an april to Runoff for the democratic gubernatorial nomination. She had a slim Lead Over Mattox in the associated press photo Dallas a democratic gubernatorial candidate Jim Mattox makes a Point during a televised discussion Here tuesday night. The program was scheduled to be a debate Between Mattox and Ann Richards but Richards declined because of scheduling conflicts. March 13 primary. A a she a not Here because she a afraid to discuss these issues a Maxox said when asked during the debate Why he Hasni to made his income tax returns Public Mattox said he first wants is. Richards to release medical documents from the Minnesota clinic that treated her for alcoholism in 1980. But Williams said is. Richards has made Public a letter pertaining to her treatment stay. Likening politics to a chess game Mattox said a if you put everything out there Well then you be never got anything to bargain Williams said is. Richards release any additional medical documents. A a there a Only one thing to be released in this Campaign and that a Jim Mattox a income tax returns a Williams said. Questioned by reporters about his acceptance of $200,000 from Danny Faulkner a Dallas area Developer facing retrial on Federal fraud charges Mattox said the Money was not a personal gift. A the did not give me the Money a Mattox said. A i was involved in a number of business transactions with Williams said Mattox has changed his position regarding the gift. A a that a certainly in conflict with his earlier statements and with Danny Faulkner a statement about the intent of the gift a Williams said. A but Well never Mattox hedged when asked if he would Campaign forms Richards is she wins the democratic nomination. A i said i would Campaign for the whole democratic ticket. I think it would lie very difficult for her to win the election. Because of her refusal to answer certain organizers of the debate said they were following through on an earlier commitment by allowing Mattox to appear alone. Debate organizers said they offered to provide a satellite unlink so that is. Richards could appear in one City and Mattox in another and offered several formats but were turned Down Comanche Peak has Start up Glen Rose Texas of at 5 42 . Tuesday the $9.1 billion Comanche Peak nuclear Plant logged its first nuclear Chain reaction. The Low Power Start up at Comanche Peak 80 Miles Southwest of Dallas marked a crucial turning Point in the Long Story of the behind schedule Over budget Plant the Start of the reaction a reaching criticality a in nuclear jargon a came four Days after . Supreme court Justice Byron White refused to Block Low Power testing at Comanche Peak. Nuclear fission a Milestone in the plants 15-year quest to generate Power a began in one of the plants two reactors said Sid Underwood a spokesman for to electric which owns the facility. A a it a eagerly been anticipated by everyone but i suspect most of All by the actual operators who run the reactor Underwood said. A to say the least its a very great Day for citizens for fair Utility regulation a fort Worth based group had hoped to halt the Early tests which the nuclear regulatory commission authorized feb. 9. With the Legal Challenge to testing dismissed operators at the Plant worked through the weekend to prepare for the Start of the nuclear reaction by Midnight monday to electric spokesman Mark Manroe said the operators had completed a major task for starting the Plant lifting the control rods that regulate the reaction a Start up Page to tracing family Complex by Rhonda Duey Odessa american Odessa tracing the past can be like working a Complex Puzzle. For Muriel a Coco a Noll the missing piece of the Puzzle was a picture in the newspaper. Mrs. Noll was researching her family roots As a Way to gain entry into the daughters of the american revolution a group that requires its members to prove a link to the revolutionary War a i was looking for the name a Douthit a a said mrs. Noll. A i saw a Man s picture in the paper who had that name so i called their Home. The woman said she had a whole Book on the Douthity i could borrow. A it turned out my husband had known this Man and had done business with him for 30 years and my getting that Book was the missing mrs. Nollys interest in genealogy the tracing of family history began with a gift from her aunt. A years ago an aunt sent me my grandmothers family Bible a said mrs. Noll. A she had said that any of her granddaughters could be members of the Dar if they wished my aunt urged me to Start in not knowing what id be getting mrs. Nollys research took two years and vast research. A but it a Complex Page 10-ait�?Ts Back to school for Claudia Chase Stanton a Claudia Chase left who is working As a practicum Counselor for College credit this semester at Stanton High school is shown Herald photo by Steve Hay conferring with Marsha Todd the Counselor for the High school. By Patrick Driscoll staff writer Stanton Claudia Chase 33, just cannot seem to stay away from Stanton schools. A resident of the Greenwood Community in Midland county where she has lived All her life is currently doing a practicum this semester in counselling a Type of internship for College credit at Stanton High school. From 1978-84 she was a teacher at Stanton elementary school before she decided to stay at Home for a while and raise her two babies. In 1974 she graduated from Stanton High school. Now she says she would even like to become a Counselor for the Stanton Independent school District if a position were open following her certification in counselling this May. A i had such a Good teaching experience Here i think of any other place id rather be a she said. A a it a like after All Many of the students that Chase is around now Are the same students that were in her kindergarten through fourth Grade physical education classes at the elementary school. A a in a much rather do it in an environment i was familiar with with people i know real Well a she said. A fall of them know me and i still know it was athletics that originally Drew Chase to Stanton. The High school Here at the time had a girls basketball team the High school in Greenwood did not. She went on to graduate from Angelo state University in 1978 with a degree in physical education and health. Now she wants to concentrate More on health. After going Back to College at the University of Texas at the per Mian Basin in 1987 to get her counselling certificate she decided to concentrate some of her study topics on attention deficit hyperactive disorder childhood depression and neglected children. A i chose topics that i thought would be helpful in working with school age children a she said. A i tried to Zero in on school age asked about average problems that every student faces she mentioned the effects of trends in the a Chase Page 10-a

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