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Information for Historians, Researchers, Nostalgia Buffs, & Observer Fans Bound Volumes: The 1987 bound issues of The Texas Observer are now ready. In maroon, washable binding, the price is $30. Also available at $30 each are volumes of the Observer for each year since 1963. Cumulative Index: The clothbound cumulative edition of The Texas Observer Index covering the years 1954-1970 may be obtained for $20. The 1971-1981 cumulative edition is Back Issues: Issues dated January 10, 1963, to the present are available at $3 each. Earlier issues are out of stock, but photocopies of articles from issues dated December 13, 1954 through December 27, 1962 will be provided at $2 per article. Microfilm: The complete backfile dividual years may be ordered separately. To order, or to obtain additional information, please write to Univ. Microfilms Intl., 300 N. Zeeb Road, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48106. to the Observer Business Office. Prices include sales tax and postage. THE TEXAS OBSERVER 307 W. 7th ST. AUSTIN 78701 Tom Bower. Phyllis Dunham of the Texas Abortion Rights Action League claimed in a press conference that police are lenient in dealings with “so-called ‘rescue’ ” by local anti-abortion activists. Dunham demanded that the city formulate a policy to deal with the protests that she claims risks the safety and well-being of doctors, nurses, and other health care workers in the clinics. Dunham also complained about the harassment and intimidation of women entering abortion clinics. San Antonio police chief William 0. Gibson denied that police have favored the anti-abortionists. Dallas Observer Dallas’ alternative source for arts & entertainment /,/f STATE HOUSE collegiality sometimes serves to keep the legislative process from grinding to a complete halt but electoral politics should remain partisan and adversarial. So San Antonio Congressman Henry B. Gonzalez is wondering why the presiding officers in both chambers of the state legislature endorsed a Republican incumbent over a promising Democratic candidate. In letters to both House Speaker Gib Lewis and Lt. Gov. Bill Hobby, Gonzalez took issue with their endorsement of San Antonio Republican Senator Cyndi Krier over Democratic challenger Nef Garcia. Garcia, a political science professor at St. Mary’s University is an enlightened progressive in the tradition of San Antonio political thinker Bill Crane. He lost to Krier by 20,000 votes and was endorsed by no House or Senate Republicans. FOR LIBERAL PORTIONS AT CONSERVATIVE PRICES * REMEMBER SCHOLZ GARDEN * * 1607 San Jacinto * 477.4171 * *THE AUSTIN* MINIM Austin politics. Austin entertainment. Austin iconoclasm. For seven years now, the Austin Chronicle has been keeping tabs on the social and political kaleidoscope that is Texas’ capital city. From the South Texas Nuclear Project to Greater Tuna, from the war between the developers and the environmentalists to the battles for arts funding, from Bill Clements to the Butthole Surfers, the Chronicle covers it all. Available free at over 350 locations throughout the central Texas area, or by 18 DECEMBER 9, 1988