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Bryan Eagle (Newspaper) - November 9, 1975, Bryan, Texas The elite Bryan College station Texas sunday november 9,1975 Page 5a Oil problems. To 4 m Rev. And mrs. Paul Meyers Are potential Foster parents welfare workers Irma Benevides l and Anita Krampitz r interview the family Foster Homes. Continued from Page i them Cope with the new problems of dealing with an infant. This incident while it did not occur locally is similar to other incidents of child abuse which continue to occur right Here in Brazos county. Brazos county residents can help children who Are victims of their parents i abilities to Cope with their problems. And help can be offered in a More meaningful and personal Way if people will open their hearts and their Homes to children who need temporary shelter in the words of local welfare officials. Foster care offers temporary shelter to children who have been removed from their natural Homes for a variety of reasons. Foster parents can help to minimize the trauma experienced by those children who Are legally removed from the custody of their parents or guardians for their emotional and physical safety. The need for More qualified Foster parents is growing every Day in the Brazos Valley. Robert Stewart jr., of Bryan is president of the Brazos Valley Foster parents Assn. Which was officially organized in july. He and his wife have opened their arms their hearts and their Home to Welcome just a few of the More unfortunate children in the Community. But you done to have to be married to be a Foster Parent. There Are few restrictions placed on those persons who wish to extend a helping hand to children in distress according to Anita Krampitz of the Texas department of Public welfare. Men and women single or married persons of All Ages Are encouraged to become Foster parents if they find it within their Means. All you need is love. A just getting to see these children respond is rewarding a Stewart said recently. A if you can give enough love eventually give some in Stewart said it is unusual for children not to show some signs of stress when they Are taken from their Homes but with some understanding and help from Foster parents they manage to adjust. A great shortage of Foster parents exists in the Brazos Valley and at times there Are More children needing placement than there Are Homes. In these cases it is sometimes necessary to place children in a temporary shelter such As sheltering arms until a Home can be found for them according to Irma Benevides of the department of Public welfare. There Are currently about 30 Foster parents in the Brazos Valley which is the largest Section of Homes Ever experienced locally. Persons interested in becoming Foster parents can Contact the welfare department in Bryan to request certification. Applications Are screened and interviews conducted with prospective parents and it takes about 30 Days for state certification. Certification gives a Parent the right to take Foster children into their Homes and to receive county and state support for those children. Prospective parents can indicate the age sex ethnic background and length of time for which the would like to shelter these children who usually come from atmospheres of abuse or neglect Benevides said. Supervision of Foster care environments is provided by the welfare department and close Contact with social workers in on going. Parents who experience exceptional problems with Thier Foster children have the prerogative of removing them from their Homes. But Dpi would minimize the number of Homes in which a child is placed to reduce emotional trauma. The Foster parents association has initiated a clothes closet to help clothe the children taken into their care. Donations of unused clothing from individuals clubs and businesses Are stored in a Central location for All of the Foster parents to draw from Stewart said. The Brazos Valley Foster parents association and the department of Public welfare would Welcome any inquiries from persons interested in becoming Foster parents. Anita Krampitz or Irma Benevides can be reached at Dpi at 823-0921 any weekday Between 8 . And 5 . Continued from Page i situation could get for us a he said. A when you count in the Oil supplied by those nations who did not Boycott us the drop off in Supply was around 7 per cent on the average. But that made me and Many other motorists in new York City get up at 5 am., wait in Gas lines and then get Only 3 to 5 Gallons of Gas every other the Mobil executive said a Large misconception of both the politicians and the general Public has led to discriminatory legislation aimed Only at the Oil companies. A they accuse us of being monolithic or monopolistic a Bentsen says Ford Hurt open image Albany . A -U.S. Sen. Lioyd Bentsen said saturday that he is no longer sure whether president Ford would be a tougher candidate to face in 1976 than former California gov. Ronald Reagan. The Texas Democrat an announced candidate for the democratic presidential nomination told reporters that prior to Fords shakeup of his Cabinet last sunday he would have ranked Ford As the tougher of the two republicans. But the controversial and secretive decision of Ford to replace key defense and Security officials with appointees whom the president called a my Guys a went against Fords a image of openness a Bentsen said. A a he a Hurt his Bentsen said he is still in the process of setting up Campaign organizations around new York state for the presidential primary next april. Wolfe said. A but in the United states alone there Are around 8,000 different Oil producing companies 147 different Oil refiners and 3,000 different Oil distributor and marketing companies. We re about As diversified As any Industry can get a More than automobiles and Wolfe pointed out that Oil consumption had shot up 51 per cent in recent times while supplies had actually decreased worldwide about 30 per cent. He said the Basic economics and Supply and demand have worked to drive up prices. He also pointed out that the organization of Petroleum exporting countries open had increased its per barrel Price of Oil in five Steps raising the Cost More than three times its pre-1970�?Ts level. A with the government eliminating the Oil depletion allowance and legislation threatening to break up each Oil company a corporate Structure investors Are afraid to put their Money into new explorations for More Oil and Gas a Wolfe said. A Oil companies have spent $60 billion recently to find and develop new Oil he explained the charges by the government and Congress which say the Oil Industry is a dripping off the consumer while supposedly reaping exorbitant profits. A what has happened to us in the past couple of years is this a said Wolfe. A a let a say you have a store with an item for Sale and you need to of those a terns on the shelf in inventory at All times to sell them regularly. Now they sell for $3 each. Suppose for some reason they Are suddenly Worth $10 each. You have actually made a $7 profit on each item you already have on the shelf. But after you pay taxes on that $7 profit you thai must turn around and pay $10 each for the same items the next time you build up your inventory. What has actually happened then is you re further Back from where you started. You have a negative Cash flow. This is what happened to the Oil Industry with the embargo and higher prices set by Wolfe blamed the government and Public misunderstanding of the Oil Industry on a Lack of economic background. A a that a Why i feel you educators sitting Here today must work to have everyone especially in the technical Fields of business take economic courses so they can better appreciate the Workings of the free Enterprise system a he said. Quot i know its not a precise exciting subject but ifs the key to business and the Public understanding a Carver Kemp students in Mike Bufords social studies class recently enacted the fictional play a a Needle fights for Freedom a As a Bicentennial project. Surrounding a old glory Are from left Charlotte Davis Victor Soliz Jennifer Ponder Keith Beran Kerry Ferguson Leslie Stratta Patricia Petty Josie Hernandez and Irin of Donnell. Photo by Peter Leabo projects might be shelved pollution increases cancer risks Washington apr Low of the damage repeated doses of such com recognized Mon place pollutants As fumes a the costs to society of Dis in the air and chemicals in eases linked to environmental drinking water Are increasing pollution while difficult to pin risks of cancer heart disease Down Are staggering and genetic mutations Accord a expensive and arduous ing to a Library of Congress re testing methods Are not Sensi port. Five enough to detect the Pollut while a single exposure to ing agents the pollutants is not harmful repeated doses can build up the report lists various subtopic substances in an i divid stances contributing to Ual increasing the Chance of pollution and health problems developing the illnesses or among them Are Asbestos damaging genes the report chlorine fluorides Nickel and states. Mercury it says that new respiratory diseases related to pollution a have assumed a significant the report entitled a effects of chronic exposure to Low level pollutants in the environment a also discloses a the ability to detect chemically induced health dangers is so limited that Only a portion can be Central nervous system. Most enter the water and air through Industrial processes. Other toxic materials include Carbon monoxide and Hydo carbons produced by combustion engines. Republicans to examine Texas primary Austin Tex. A Texas Washington a the National wildlife federation has urged that the office of management and budget eliminate 18 dam and channelization projects which the federation Calls environmentally unsound. Among the projects recommended for elimination is the Trinity River Barge canal in Texas. In a letter to bomb director James t. Lynn Thomas l. Kimball the federations executive vice president noted that president Ford is seeking to trim $28 billion from the 1977 Federal budget. A by shelving these projects now the administration can rid the budget of some undesirable fat while safeguarding the environment a he said. Christmas special 3-8x10 color portraits regularly$42.95 35 1 or 2 people head amp shoulders no children under 3 a special ends nov. 15 to insure Christmas delivery. University studio 115 College main at Northgate Tel. 846 8019 the report was prepared by Republican leaders meet Sun the Library of Congress con Day to choose a new member of Gressional research service the National committee and to for the House subcommittee on make their plans for the con the environment and the at Trover Sial presidential Moshere. On Friday the primary pushed by sen. Lloyd House panel began seven Days Bentsen a Tex who wants his of hearings to develop the party a presidential issues raised in the study. Nomination. Save 30 Kenmore Power mate vacuum cleaner with motorized beater bar Brush for deep cleaning 1299s regular.$159.95 deaths amp funerals or. Williams funeral services for or. Leslie Dunn Williams 82, of 405 a Botts St. Will be held monday at la . In the first Baptist Church of Brenham with the Rev. Alvin a. Robertson officiating. Graveside services will be held Monda at 3 . In the san Marcos City cemetery in san Marcos under the direction of Brenham memorial Chapel 509 s. Baylor St. In Brenham. Or. Williams died saturday morning. He was born nov. 14, 1892 if Fayette county Texas. Or. Williams served As county attorney of Bastrop county from 1925-1930. He also held the office of county judge Bastrop county from 1931-32 District attorney of the 21st judicial District from 1933-1950 and District judge of the 21st judicial District from 1953-1968. Survivors include one brother David k. Williams of Houston three daughters mrs. Frances Brusse of College station mrs. Evelyn Morris of san Antonio and mrs. Corre Berry of Huntsville to grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. Township 822-0111 store hours monday thru Friday 9 30-9 00 saturday 9 30-7 00 Sears. Roebuck and co

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