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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 25, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas Tuesday. August 25 198''    page5 for rain Feds looking to turn elite school into prison BRN \N NP The students may leave and the convicts may move in to a ti acre historic pm ate school officials sa> Parlier this month, federal officials met with Bryan community leaders to discuss converting the Mien Academy to a minimum security prison camp the Houston Chronicle reported Monday It s going to t>e a clut> heil type of facility said Don Miller dean of students The federal folks already said they will go head to head with Texas NAM for the prettiest campus in town The ai ademy is listed in the national register of histo; :c places and has several buildings reminis cent of the Alamo Academy officials plan to relocate elsewhere in Bry an the newspaper said Federal Officials are struggling with a prison crowding crisis much worse than that of Texas The federal system has a capacity of less than 28 OOO. but the inmate head count is almost 44 tux■ said Kathy Morse, prison spokeswoman Some Bryan residents support the move because only the t**st behaving federal inmates serving short sentences are supposed to be housed at the camp said the Rev Richard Maples of the First Baptist Church Criminals sentenced to I S Bureau of Prisons facilities usually are convicted of whitecollar crimes such as tax evasion, bank fraud or com puler theft said bureau spokesman Kevin McMahon The camp would house about ‘250 male and female prisoners, employ a staff of about 125 and have an annual budget of about Sh million McMahon said It will tx* six to nine months before the government decides whether it wants to pur chase the school he said The boarding school was first established in Madisonville in 188k and moved to the stately Bryan campus in 1899 The academy will move regardless of the deci sion of tho federal prison officials said Jerry E Hulbert the academy headmaster Bryan Forward a city appointed advisory group recently voted to support the prison camp. which would bring in 50 to 60 new jobs and a yearly injection of about $2 million of new money into the area Maples said The group is trying to raise public support for the prison effort ASe would hate to "»*e it run off because people didn t have all the facts about it." said Louis Newman owner of Newman Printing Co and chairman of Bryan Forward This Praying Mantis may be praying for ram but the forecast doensn’t look like he's going to get his wish The weatherman said it will continue to be sunny and hot during these August days with nighttime lows dropping only to the mid 70s Winds will continue to be from the south between 10 and 15 mph 'Photo by Deryl Clark) Herald-Zeitung New Braunfels TexasHance vows to fight for roughnecks Pray'"« LUBBOCK (AP) Vowing to “fight for the roughnecks" throughout the state, former U S Rep Kent Hance accepted an ap point merit to the Texas Railroad Commission Hance, twice rejected by voters in bids for statewide office was ap pointed by Gov Bill Clements to replace Democrat Mack Wallace. who is resigning I will fight for the roughnecks and oil field workers throughout the state of I exas Hance said Monday as he announced his acceptance Hance. 44 will become the first Republican on the three-member panel that regulates the trucking and oil and gas industries He said he promised Clements he would run for the commission post in lima to complete Wallace's unex pired term which ends in IWO Hance said he made no commit ment about a I we rata* “We agreed that IWO is just too far in the future " Hance said So many things can happen in two years.” Hance said his acceptance of ’.he RRC' job will force him to give up an earlier appointment from Clements to the Texas College and University Sytstem Coordinating Board In addition, he said, he will have to sell his interest in the law firm in which he is currently a part ner Hance said he plans to use his ex perience as a former congressman in the $70,000 a-year RRC post to ex ert influence in Washington on behalf of Texas energy producers He said he plans to work with state and federal officials as well as with members of the energy industry to develop a policy to strengthen domestic energy production We just can’t afford to let the oil and gas industry go down the drain considering the national security and economic importance of the in dustrv We're on the verge of losing the industrv if we don't do something, and we just can't let that happen. ” he said Democrats who rapped the ap pointmen! said Hance might be us mg the position to re ignite a stalled political career Hance was defeated by Lloyd Doggett of Austin in the 1984 Democratic race for a I S Senate nominee Republican Phil Gramm defeated Doggett for the seat In 1986. after jumping to the GGP. Hance ran third in the Republican gubernatorial primary which was won by Clements “Finally, by the grace of the least credible governor in recent history Kent Hance holds statewide office said Bob Slagle of Sherman, chair man of the Texas Democratic Par tv “even though he has yet to become a statew ide elected of ficial “ Perhaps he w ill use this office as a stepping stone for higher office in IWO Slagle said Hance said, "Who knows what might be down the road ’ I learned a long time ago in politics never to say never " Clements was vacationing in Aspen, Colo . Monday but released a statement in which he called Hance “an experienced legislator, a dedicated public servant, a man of much talent and ability “ Hance operates a law practice with the Dallas-based Boyd Veigel & Hance law firm and has lobbied on behalf of oil interests a fact noted Monday by state Rep ('lint Hackney D Houston who is a 1988 candidate for the commission seat that Hance will get It is a typical appointment for the Clements administration where he chooses someone who has ties to the industry being regulated which is akin to a fox guarding the henhouse " Hackney said He called Hance “a man of no convictionsCharges to be dropped against skinny dippers VI M IN \P    i    Rations ssued to three nude sunbather" at .j populi Lake Travis nude beach atli tx* voidtxl because it s not against the law to do a little skinny dipping in Texas a prix secutor sav s The citations were is"Ut*ti Mon lav to three swimmers two men and a woman after an anti pornography group complained to Travis* aunty authorities Iravi" i aunty stierift Doym* Bailev sav> Rh* citations issued at Hippie Hollow will tx- voided tx va use he and County xttomey Ken Oden determined thai the "w mimer" i ommitted no crime bv "k tun dipping rn the rock shrub (el cov e Nude swimming or sunbathing a1 Lake Travis i" technically ii .egui but the sheriff s department receives *rw complaints atx»ut it Hatley said Besides a Mgr. at the tx-a» b s entrance w arns patrons ut possible nude bathers I nder t ti I s set of cir cum st anc es it n stretching the law to penalize somebody for it Hailey said The tact is it is not illegal in Texas to get naked ( Men said It I" not illegal in Texas even to go skinnv dipping It is only illegal to go skinny dipping rn public and to lurex kies" in that you realize so met uh- might tx* present who would tx* offended or alarmed iud you dei Hied to do it any way ‘den continued The citations were issued by a sheriff " deputy after complaints by members of Citizens Vgamst Pornography led by Fxeeutive Director Mark Weaver This is part of our overall pro gram to clean up our city and county parks of mdei ent and lewd condui t Weaver said He said the group objected to ’tie sign which reads Nude swimming or sunbathing may tx* occurring beyond this point ('on "Ult attendant for details of nudity statute" Weaver 'aid the sign gives the impression that nudity is allowed but it i" his opinion violations of "tale law are occurring I think be s got a gixxl jxunt Bailey "aid Hut that s like trat tic "ign" I don t have any input on that Weaver said he has wttne""ed homosexual activity at the park including during a Texas Gay sp.ash Bash earlier this summer VtxiUt IO percent ut the crowd was nude at the gathering Weaver said Public lewdness sexual ion duct in public will tx* prosecuted 'or index ent e\po"ure will tx- pro ms ut (st    < Men "aid He noted that the law defines indecent ex jxisure as a nude performance in public that is intended to give m-x uu) gratification But voudon t have any of those in this cum* N ou simply hav e nude bathing (den said Stocks NKW 5 UKK XI* Morning stocx> High Urn Last IMH ( orp M » Hoi Ida vUp n Housilnd IHM 4 . 174 . .4 • 178 , A 4 Ament*** h > 98 97 97 •. tntlPaper s *4 4 54 . 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I s West 58 4 511 4 58 I niTei Unocal vs ai Mart West gh Kl Xerox Up ZeiuthK 42 42Market higher The lock the also 0 in- NF.W NORK AP market turned higher today a: dollar and Treasury bonds rallied The Dow Jones average ut dust rials rose 16 58 to '2.71 64 as of ll a rn KUT During the first hour ot trading the closely - w atched barometer was up more than 2o points Advancing issues were ahead ot decliners by a margin of about 2-to-l with 871 stocks up 416 down and 4.19 unchanged on the New York Stock Exchange Volume on the Big Board came to t 56 million shares at mid morning The dollar moved higher in overseas trading today reversing a string of losing sessions and analy sts said the turnaround gave the stock market a boost Mock prices tell on Monday in part due to the dollar s weakness A I 5 percent drop in orders for durable goods announced todav by the Commerce Department gave bond prices a lift that spilled over to stocks said Hildegarde Zagorski. a market strategist with Prudential Bache securities Inc Leading the \N SE most active list was Northeast Utilities which was unchanged at 2 Among the gainers were General Electric which rose . to 65*4, B F Goodrich which was up 4m to64 and Texu" Instruments which jumped 2* i to 75*. Among declining issues were IBM which slipped . to 17T.. Interna tional Paper which tell - to 54 . and Monsanto which was down - to 97 a The \N SF s composite index ot all its listed common stocks rose I 12 to 187 '9 On the American stock Ex change the market value index was up U 51 to 861 92OTC Provided bv Kmbbe Financial Group Inc 755 Loop 7 Suite D quotes are as of closing yesterday High Ixia Close AT&T 34 -4 ;H*. 34*4 BakerHughes Int 23’. 23*4 23*. Coleman 41*. 40 . ■ Chrysler 46:. 46 46 *. I>eere 36 35 35 E*.ntex 15’. 15*. 15*4 Exxon 99*. 97’. 97’. Ford UOs. 109 109’. GM 92*. 91*. 91*. Halliburton 41 *4 41‘* 41* a Kemper 34'- 33 33 KM art 46’. 46*4 46 * Lubv 31 '* 30*4 30-4 Mobil 50 *4 49* > SO Pillsburv 48*4 47 47 SW Bell' 41 4 40’. I Tandy 49 4 49*. 49 4 Texaco 43 42*4 42*4 W al Mart 42 4 41*4 42* & W P Pepperell 66 64 4 65 Houston district hasn’t decided if students will see AIDS program HOI SION \P \ new iloo (■»» AIDS ••din at ion program formulated by the Harris t ounty Medical society tor teens has tx*en unveiled hut officials at the Houston In dependent school District have not decided wbethel the students will see It In Max Butler the medical soc let) s president Mild the program is three pronged and includes a videotape tor teachers a v Hits it a tx* tor students ages 12 18 and a booklet written tor those over agt* 16 It will tx* made available to schools and the public free of charge he said But altliough Butler said His!) officials participated in every phase of the program s development superintendent Joan Ray mend said she and her stall have not vet seen and evaluated the booklet or the videotape for students The videotape for teachers wa" tier priori tv slit* "aid That will lx* shown to school nurses health and physical education tethers life science teachers and elemen tary school counselors beginning Thursday I do know they have been working on a txxiklet Ut* have not seen or reviewed the txxiklet Hay mood told Hie Houston t hrum cie We are most anxious to gel the video for the teachers she said “The txxiklet is .mother step We will determine tor ourselves the tx*st way (or it to tx* used She said she would review the material when she receives copies of it It will pro bablv tx* presented to the school board Sept 4 Raymond said We are aware this is a very sensitive area she said Bul she declined to discuss whether it would tx* considered for use in the classroom or as a resource material for school health educators She would not discuss whether the district will use the 15 minute videotape designed to explain AIDS to students as young as 12 Mattve Glass His!) director of health services said the txxik will tx* used as a reference tor school nurses The purpose ot printing 2U0.UUU copies of the booklet was to get the information into the hands ot high school age students Butler said Judith Livingston director of health education for the Houston Academy o! Medicine said it is up to each of the 28 in dividual school districts in the Houston area to decide how to use the books It was written for students ages 16 and older she said We are planning to otter it to all districts she said The program win tx* presented to ail superintendents at a meeting Sept IO. Butler said Complimentary copies of the tapes w ill be made available to elementary junior high and high schools Dr Adan Bios another member ot the physician advisory committee, plans to translate the booklet into Spanish as soon as possible The program, funded by the medical socie tv and the Houston Academy ot Medicine is the most massive education effort directed at students in the area, he saidTexans' trash tax to begin in October Foul WORTH Al* Texans tx*gm paying new state sales taxes on various services in October in eluding their trash pickup The garbage tax is the result of the record $5 7 billion tax increase pa."?* ed during a July special session by I tie Texas Legislature to make up for revenue lost by dropping oil prices The sales tax will add a 7 25 per cent c harge to the cost of city run and private garbage pickup service The state comptroller’s office estimates the new tax will net the state more than SKM) million and cities will reap $80 6 million Hie tax on garbage is only required in cities that bill residents a direct fee tor pickup ('ides such as Houston that prov ide garbage service through property taxes or other general city funds aren t required to charge the sale" tax Those cities are not legally con Mdered to tx* "selling garbage "et v ice To many Texans, the additional charge is rubbish It almost seems like you re being taxed twice ’’ said Tom Davis acting director of the department that runs gabage pickup in Fort W orth We’re simply implementing what the stale passed We have no choice,” Davis told the Fort Worth Star Telegram In Fort Worth, the tax amounts to 46 cents more per monthly bill of $6 85. or an increase of $5 52 a year The expanded tax adds 7 25 percent to the cost of a range of services in eluding lawn care, private clubs security protection and extermma lion The state law also exempts cities that don t have a local I cent city sales tax Residents in Dallas and San An tonic and many other Texas cities w ill hav e to pay the added charge Although municipal officials statewide supported the concept ot a broadened sales tax. many are upset with items that lawmakers included in the list ut taxable items HAVE A BK; TIME IN TEXAS BRAUNTEX TWIN filii 2:10 4:10 7:10 til0 - JAM FN BOM) OOT* THEME n AY LIGHTS AN SMU On Mon Cr Tom 92 OB [Afternoon Matin** Bargain Pm* *2 50J Lone Star Theatres w-vi nut is    Cinemas New Braunfels 62VA60Q ii San Mottos 3S3-35SS Daily 1 00100500 w. .I 7 00 8 00 WTBUV WE LOVE 1-3 u rn ww * rn* THU LOSI BO> s * Oa>i> Monatei Squad * 103 lob 101    N'*’,l>    ’    IO9 IO SCHOOL rut, I tv: tit ti ? tit n Rill MITAL JACKET Daily 7 JO 4 ai root x Dirty Dancing Daily IO 3 105 10 7 10» IO An th WMS Sen Daily I ISS 155 I! 7 15* 15 Daily 053 055 05 7 05906 >UMMM vim Dali* I MIMI! ’•04B0 D>*.ount Mat‘>'aaa jW « JO lo 6 JO Oauy . 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