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Our beef and seafood will meat with your approval. it’s prime rib, teriyaki beef, New York strips. It’s fish, Alaskan king crab, Australian lobster. You’ll be satisfied. Careful preparation and special seasonings make the Wharf’s entrees especially delicious. And you’ll have nothing but praise for our generous salad bar. Come in. Enjoy the fine food and service we know you’ll approve of. ptlierfs Of AUSTIN COLLEGE STATION SAN ANTONIO TEMPLE CORPUS CHRISTI VICTORIA PORT ARANSAS BROWNSVILLE HARLINGEN McALLEN TUCSON Life Insurance and Annuities *Pe Martin Elfant, CLU 600 Jefferson St., Houston, TX 77002 Create a positive first impression with your next paper or report. Complete your project with one of our inexpensive bindings to create your own special effect. Remember, first impressions can have lasting effects. GiTITYSTI S Bind ery Services Austin, Texas 2021 Guadalup e Call 476-9171 for details Copying is our middle name but not our only service Ginny s Copying Service, Inc. 11111111111v 2700 An derson Lane lo s Congr ess What makes Dallas run? A recent headline in the upper left-hand corner of the Wall Street Journal’s front page caught our eye: “Company Town; If Businessmen Find Dallas Friendly, That’s NaturalThey Run It; Top Executives Take Turns Holding Office, See to It Things Operate Smoothly; Is the Taxpayer Left Out?” The article, which maintains that Dallas “is a contented city because it works,” explains in no uncertain terms that “Dallas works so smoothly because .. . it is run by businessmen. Its entrepreneurs, bankers, executives and developers are cheerily confident that they know what’s best for the 900,000 people who live [there].” Journal writer June Kronholz goes on to examine several specific examples of the intertwining of business and government in the city and the clout of the Dallas Citizens Council. She points out what the few who have tried to interfere with this cozy arrangement have known all along: “The business leaders of Dallas leave few matters of any importance to the whims of the voters. Decisions are more often announced than debated. Public projects rejected by taxpayers have a way of sneaking back on the ballot until they’re passed.” Kronholz finds a few signs of erosion in business dominance, but notes that the militates against the little-guy politician who might otherwise like to take on the job. Mayor Robert Folsom, however, “thinks the low-salary setup works fine.” He told WSJ, “The system probably operates better when there isn’t a poor man there as mayor,” since “people who aren’t used to handling large sums of money aren’t equipped to handle a $360 million budget.” A draft we don’t need It apparently isn’t enough that there’s a Republican businessman now running the state. The Texas establishment also wants to make sure the has a good solid business candidate in 1982. Guess who? Jess Hay, staunch Dolph Briscoe man and head of Lomas & Nettleton, the nation’s biggest mortgage banking firm. Texas Business magazine is touting the idea of his candidacy and seems to be calling for an honest-to-God draft of Hay, who says he’s not interested. Let’s keep it that way. 16 SEPTEMBER 21, 1979