Printers Stationers Mailers Typesetters High Speed Web Offset Publication Press Counseling Designing Copy Writing Editing Trade Computer Sales and Services Complete Computer Data Processing Services 1ECItIv COUNCIL -*FUTURA PRESS AUSTIN TEXAS 7 UNION LABEL TRADES ST1N IEILP`s FUTI.11111/11 512/442-7836 1714 South Congress P.O. Box 3485 Austin, Texas 78764 Alander Associates MANAGEMENT CONSULTANTS Box 111, Salisbury, Ct. 06068 Our services have been found to be of particular value to clients whose business philosophies have become disarranged. PI tory, on the other hand, will only prolong their agony. 1/ John Thomas Henderson has filed for Railroad Commissioner in the 1984 Republican primary. Henderson, the only Republican endorsed by the Observer in 1982, will once again pay all his own campaign expenses. Henderson, who has no Republican opposition, will face incumbent Mack Wallace in the general election. Calling himself the “consumer’s advocate,” Henderson has attacked “the Railroad Commission’s practice of making decisions contrary to the best interests of consumers” and the fact that other Railroad Commission candidates receive large campaign contributions from the parties they are responsible for regulating. According to Henderson, equal opportunity reports indicate that greater discrimination against minorities than in any other state agency continues to take place in the Railroad Commission despite his having raised this issue in previous campaigns. 0/ When 3M Company announced last month that it plans to move a major part of its research operation to a 150-acre site two miles from Lake Travis, outside Austin, it was news to most of the Austin City Council. Governor Mark White’s office announced 3M’s plans for a large research-office center that will employ 1500 people. The site is outside of the City of Austin’s preferred north-south growth corridor along Interstate Highway 35 and is not served now by water, sewers, or major roads. Mayor Ron Mullen was the only city council member informed of the 3M move before White’s office announced it. City council member Roger Duncan told the Austin American-Statesman, “All the city planning structures are of no importance to the people who think they are in charge of this city’s growth the developers, the banks, the Chamber of Commerce, the real estate brokers, and now the governor’s office.” 1/ The Associated Press reports that Clinton Manges is interested in investing in a television miniseries based on the life of George Parr. The series, “Summit County,” will be shot in Duval County and will star Clint Walker as Parr. According to the producer, Antonio Calderone, “[Manges’] consideration of the project is based on our consideration of his daughter [for a leading role]. Malou [Manges] is pretty and blonde and looks right for the part,” he added. “There’ll be less bed swapping [than in “Dallas”] but more violence,” Calderone said. “J. R. would never survive in South Texas.” 1/ On February 13, Doris Adams filed a $400,000 lawsuit in federal district court in Amarillo against state District Judge Grainger Mcllhany. \(TO, Ochiltree and Roberts County jails after being sentenced by McIlhany for contempt of court. The contempt charge was based on a letter Adams had written Mcllhany criticizing law enforcement procedures. Adams is being represented in her lawsuit before federal District Judge Mary Lou Robinson by Jim Harrington, legal director for the Texas Civil Liberties Union. “There is no statutory authority for a judge to order someone imprisoned based on a personal comment made to a judge,” said TCLU executive director John Duncan. “Nothing that happened in this case can remotely be construed as contempt of court.” THE TEXAS OBSERVER 21
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