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Yamaha pianos, guitars; Moeck-Kung-Aulus recorders; harmonicas, kalimbas and other exotic instruments. Amster Music, 1624 Lavaca, Austin. 478-7331. CENTRAL TEXAS ACLU luncheon meeting. Spanish Village, 802 Red River, second Monday of each month. From noon. All welcome. THE MILITARY AND THE SOUTH” articles by Robert Sherrill, Julian Bond, and Walter Collins lead off the first issue of SOUTHERN EXPOSURE, a new quarterly that probes beyond the myth to the reality of southern people and southern power. Analytical essays, reviews, interviews, and data on the region’s culture and political economy. Subscriptions $8 per year, $2 per issue. Institute for Southern Studies, 88 Walton Street NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30303. pharmacy-regulation bills when the members voted not to kill a weakening amendment. Leland, a pharmacist himself, wanted drug stores required to post prices for 100 of the most commonly-prescribed drugs. The posters showing prices were to have been large and easily visible. In the amendment, the signs would only inform customers that state law required price publication. The actual lists of prices would be contained in booklets to be attached. Other sections of the amendment removed penalties for individual pharmacists and dropped a requirement that prices be quoted on request over the telephone. Busing foes U.S. Sen. John Tower and Wayne Connally were two of the witnesses testifying before the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee in favor of proposed constitutional amendments to prohibit “forced busing.” Tower said all that busing requires a diversion of school board resources “for the absurd purpose of complying with court orders which require a quota system.” Connally, the chairman of the National Committee for a Constitutional Amendment, said his group would work for a call for a constitutional convention if Congress does not pass an amendment for state ratification. Wayne Connally On again, off again, the San Antonio Expressway is off again. This gets tricky now, but U.S. Rep. Bella Abzug raised the point of order that an amendment to the Federal Highway Act which excluded the expressway from the provisions of the act was in violation of House rules. The amendment, already approved in the Senate, would have exempted the expressway from environmental-protection regulations in National Environmental Protection Act, forbidding use of park areas for federally-funded projects unless there is no was sustained in the committee considering the Act. The amendment might still be added in conference committee. Margaret Mayer, the Dallas Times Herald Washington correspondent, reports that those IRS agents wandering around the Legislature here may have been on to something. It is bruited about, Mayer says, that indictments of Republicans as well as Democrats will result. U.S. Sen. Hubert Humphrey \(you and chart from Business Week in the Congressional Record of March 19, detailing the sales and profits of about 900 U.S. corporations. Among the Lone Star entries were: Republic National Bank of Dallas, with 1972 profits of $23.8 million Industries, 1972 profits $9.6 million \(up Schlumberger, $70.2 million \(up 25 up one down 16 down two up Houston Lighting & Power, $65.7 million Transmission, $77.7 million \(up 14 by a subsidiary of Standard & Poor’s. Business Week called the year “dramatic.” If it’s a print fix you’ll be needin’, the Observer recommends a bevy of new publications: El Campesino, a new Spanish-language newspaper edited by Tony Orendain of the Farm Workers. Subscription requests should be addressed to P. 0. Box 1493, San Juan, Tex. 78589. The Liberator, “A Journal of Commentary of Feminist Issues,” edited by Martha Lindsey out of Fort Worth. It’s “dedicated to the premise that everybody ought to be free, whether they want to be or not, or failing that, should at least have the right to choose their own prison.” Published monthly, only $1 a year, 1404 Grand Ave., Fort Worth, Tex. 76101. The El Paso Sandpaper, published monthly by Ed Halperin, Box 1888, El Paso, Tex., 79950. $6 a year. Politics, social issues, reviews, a column by Elroy Bode, all attractively laid out with an old-fashioned penchant for lots of type and few pictures.