14. 6 gram In ALLO -in: We serve the beer You make the politics Garden opens 4 p.m. FINE FOOD DRAUGHT BEER OUTDOOR PATIO nuclear construction in order to bring the first reactor on line in 1980, CPS could have time to evaluate the changing patterns of load growth and consumption. Time in which to spread out capital borrowing, which could perhaps be reduced in scope, with corresponding reduction in rate increases. Time in which to explore the development of alternatives for electric power generation. But schemes like that are for Floridians, who don’t have big fields of oil and gas under their land, whose net in-migration from the chilblained Nawth consists more of old folks than young caplitalists and workers, and whose ambitions never extended as far as being the Boss Region of the whole dad-gum U. S. of A. If you’re a Texan, stay where you are. Don’t leave home for Noo Yawk: sit still a spell. It’ll come to you. Heed the slogan of the Cajun philosopher who governs our neighbor state: “Let the bastards freeze in the dark.” If you’re not a Texan, you still have a chance to become one. The last high-rolling boom-town joy-ride spree of the good ol’ Twentieth Century is getting started … right here. July 2, 1976 13 ANDERSON & COMPANY COFFEE TEA SPICES TWO JEFFERSON SQUARE AUSTIN, TEXAS 78’131 512 453-1533 Send me your list. Name Street City Zip HALF RECORDS *A.G AZ IN E This man Yarbrough By Jim Asker Houston He has been called “an embarrassment,” “incompetent,” and a lot of less polite things, but perhaps it is most telling to describe Donald B. Yarbrough as a squid. At least that’s how attorney Grant Cook characterized the man he says defrauded his clients of $117,500 in a 1974 bank deal. Cook told the jury in a state district court in Houston that Yarbrough resembles that member of the octopus family which sprays an inky substance to hide from predators. “The more he can confuse and the more mud he can stir up in the water, the better off he is,” Cook said, telling the jurors, “And if you look at your shirt or dress, you’ve got ink all over you.” The squid in question, in case you have not kept up with the news, also happens to be the unopposed Democratic candidate for associate justice of the Texas Supreme Court. And unless Texas voters ink in a lot of write-ins on the November ballot \(state district court Judge Sam Houston of Denton will swim his way to a six-year term on the high tribunal. Yarbrough, a Houston lawyer and wheeler-dealer, is 35 years old, the minimum age to serve on the Supreme Court. Despite lacking any judicial experience, he routed Civil Appeals Court Chief Justice Charles Barrow in the primary. He will, however, be seeing some action on the other side of the bench as a defendant in 16 civil law suits and as a plaintiff in a bunch more counter-suits. Most folks say Yarbrough’s nomination was a case of mistaken identity. Thinking the name on the ballot was “Don Yar Asker is a reporter for The Houston Post. eral Democrats pulled that lever. Now normally that would not have given Mr. Y the victory. The libs tried three times to elect “the real Don Yarborough” governor over conservative foes. But this year, a whole slew of right-wingers went into Republican booths so they could give Ronald Reagan the nod in another race, leaving the libs to do their thing. Or so the theory goes. But Yarbrough has a different explanation: can’t take credit for it,” he told me over the phone the day after the primary. “I lay it all before the feet of Jesus Christ. I don’t expect a lot of people who don’t have personal relation with Jesus Christ to understand,” he allowed, adding that he knew there is a dearth of faith among members of the press. \(That is probably the nicest thing he has had to say about the What type of fellow is Don Yarbrough? He is not afraid to contradict himself. He testified under oath that he signed his name to bank notes and other legal documents as being the owner and president of Gold & Silver Limited, Inc., and then claimed in court he had no such connection with the firm. He also testified that he tape records his telephone calls and meetings at his office without the knowledge of others involved. In the Houston telephone directory, he lists his law office under both “Yarbrough” and “Yarborough.” In the yellow pages, he uses only the deliberate misspelling “Yarborough.” Yarbrough even gave an inflated figure for the percentage of the vote he got in the primary. A press release, which accused unnamed “special interests” of “character assassination” said, “I continue to be very grateful at the response of the people of Texas in giving me over 62 percent of the vote.” His 794,095 votes to Barrow’s AUSTIN: 1514 LAVACA 25″14 COLUMWS DALLAS: 4535 114\(114:10/AVX 405 XL/4i Sal9 N1140VM 1414′. BIG =QUO 205 S. ZANG PRIC.115.