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Jo hn Sp rag ens Jr. .<` SE r TEXAS HYBRID SEED CORN ' ,, , ............ aVearcFutur This calendar is an information service for Observer readers. Notices must reach the Observer at least three weeks before the event. March 1 / Wed. / Dallas: Women's Help, Inc., meets to discuss the needs and problems of battered women in Dallas with a panel of counselors, attorneys and police department representatives. At the Women's Center, or write P.O. Box 1149, Dallas 75223. March 1-4 / Wed.-Sat. / Amarillo: The American Wind Energy Conference on wind power and related topics. Information: Vaughn Nelson, West Texas State University, Dept. of Physics, Canyon 79016. March 3-4 / Fri.-Sat. / Austin: The Texas Election Code Revision Committee convenes to consider a draft of the absentee voting chapter of the code and other suggested changes. At 10 a.m. in the Lieutenant Governor's Committee Room in the Capitol. In475-2736. March 6-8 / Mon.-Wed. / Austin: A University of Texas symposium on France begins with "Concorde and Air France: French Investments in the U.S. Energy Crisis" and continues with "France and Its Politics." The concluding lectures will deal 472-3091, or consult The Daily Texan for schedules. March 7 / Tues. / Austin: UT's World Order Program sponsors a symposium on "The Population Crisis," featuring Jean-Claude Chasteland, chief of the UN population policy section. From 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. in the Texas Depart ment of Community Affairs auditorium, 210 Barton Springs Rd. Free admission. Information: March 7-8 / Tues.-Wed. / Houston: The mayor's office holds public hearings on the city's application for federal community development funds. Multi-year plans for revitalizing the inner city are up for discussion. At 2:30 p.m. Tuesday and 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, in the city council chambers. For information or to reserve time on the agenda, call March 10 / Fri. / Houston: U.S. senatorial candidate Joe Christie speaks to the Council of Machinists and Aerospace Workers at 7 p.m., at the Shera ton Hotel, 777 Polk. Information: March 10 / Fri. / Austin: The Senate consumer affairs subcommittee looks into redlining charges made against Texas banks and lending institutions. At 9 a.m. in the Lieutenant Governor's Committee Room. InforMarch 11 and 18 / Sat. / Austin: The University of Texas Division of Continuing Education offers a workshop for women, "Finances are a woman's affair." RegistraMarch 13 / Mon. / Waco: The Texas Air Control Board holds a public hearing on Eaglelite Aggregate Corporation's violation of the Texas Clean Air Act. At 7 p.m. in the conference room, City-County Health Dept., 225 West Waco Dr., Information: March 13-14 / Mon.-Tues. / Austin: The Sunset Advisory Commission holds public hearings on eight agencies, including the Private Employment Agency Regulatory Board and the State Board of Morticians. For time and March 16 / Thurs. / Austin: The American Nuclear Society sponsors "Energy Ethics," a lecture by Margaret Maxey of the University of Houston continuing education center. Vicki Vaughan classified NEW ORLEANS ON $8 A YEAR. The Weekly Courier, 1232 Decatur, New Orleans, LA 70116. EIGHT LARGE COLORED PRINTS. UT and Austin. $5.90 ppd. Longhorn Frame, 507 Bee Caves, Austin 78746. FOREIGN AUTO SERVICE. In Houston. Honest, reliable service. VW, Volvo, and some others. 1805 Laverne, 467-0664. RECORDER PLAYERS. Looking for recorder music? We have largest library in West. Come in or send for catalog. Amster Recorder Co., 1624 Lavaca, Austin 78701. BOOK-HUNTING? 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