for the clean shaven. Think about that next time you buy a head of lettuce. Sissy’s . return . Sissy Farenthold, who is resigning this June as president of Wells Col lege in Aurora, New York and returning to Houston, was honored at a luncheon in San Antonio attended by 80 or 100 of her friends and supporters. Introducing her, architect O’Neil Ford said everyone present would support her for whatever she might run for, and from her prepared remarks one could conclude she might well decide to run for office on her return. “One session in the Texas legislature made a liberal into a radical,” she said. “Four years as president of a women’s college has made an avowed feminist out of me.” She found sexism in both the faculty and the administration, “In fact, there is more loyalty in the Texas legislature than there is in faculty meetings.” When she arrived at the college, it was running an annual deficit of a half million dollars or so on a total budget of $5 million. Enrollment at Wells has increased, and the deficit is gone “When a liberal balances the budget,” she laughed, “it’s time to get out.” Wells was one of five colleges which received, during Farenthold’s presidency, a grant from the Carnegie Foundation for programs to open up the idea of public life to young women. Twice a . candidate for governor of Texas and nominated for the vice-presidency at the Democratic National Convention in 1972, Farenthold told her friends in San Antonio about her experience at Wells College. “I’ll miss the authority and the autonomy I had there. I hope I can come back and have some of both.” Correction: In the March 14 issue, we incorrectly annotated the name of Jim Brady, a Republican, as receiving the endorsement of COPE for Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, Place 1. The COPE endorsement, of course, is for James P. Wallace, the former Democratic state senator from Houston. The Observer regrets the error. DON’T BOTHER TO CALL . . late dining service until midnight for plotters and schemers and the best Gumbo in town ENGLISH’S Restaurant & Bar 3010 Guadalupe Austin, Texas 1607 San Jacinto Closed Sundays 477-4171 A Texas Tradition Since 1866 No games, no gimmicks, no loud music. Just good conversation with the most interesting people in Austin. And the best of downhome cooking. liberty luncli Austin’s only open-air dance floor is now open every day and night for live music and homestyle meals. Come enjoy our laid-back tropical garden atmosphere. Fine wines & beers 405 West Second Street 477-0461 \( f C’ THE TEXAS OBSERVER 17
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