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Featured Guest Molly Ivins Guest Speaker Sissy Farenthold Presenting Award Bernard Rapoport .Master of Ceremonies Dr. Melvin Straus Professor Emeritus, University of Texas at El Paso r 1 to the ACLU Foundation of Texas. guests. Yes, I would like to honor Mr. Ronnie Dugger with my donation of $ Please consider this a confirmation of Zip City State Please fill out this form and send it with your contribution to: Please join The American Civil Liberties Union in honoring John Henry Faulk Civil Libertarian of the Year Ronnie Dugger Founding Editor of The Texas Observer Ronnie Dugger 7:00 p.m. Saturday, December 6, 1997 at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Bill Whitehurst, 2703 Westlake Drive, Austin Tickets $50 in advance/$65 at the door Name Address CLASSIFIEDS ORGANIZATIONS THE TEXAS OBSERVER is seeking volunteers to help with a variety of tasks. Volunteers need not live in Austin. If you can spare some time, call WORK for single-payer National Health Care. Join GRAY PANTHERS, intergenerational advocates against ageism and for progressive policies promoting social and economic justice. $20 individual, $35 family. 3710 Cedar, TEXAS AIDS NETWORK dedicated to improving HIV/AIDS policy and funding in Texas. Individual membership $25, P.O. Box 2395, Austin, TX REVOLTED BY EXECUTIONS? Join the Amnesty International Campaign Against the Death Penalty. WORK FOR OPEN, responsible government in Texas. Join Common Cause/Texas, 1615 Guadalupe, #204, hitp:// TEXAS TENANTS’ UNION. Member ship $10/six months, $18/year, $30 or more/sponsor. Receive handbook on tenants’ rights, newsletter, and more. 5405 East Grand, Dallas, TX 75223. END LOGGING OF ANCIENT FORESTS and roadless areas, stop clearcutting of our National Forests. Join the nationwide campaign to protect and restore America’s wild and natural forests. For a free brochure contact Save America’s Forests, 4 Library Court SE, Washington, D.C. CENTRAL TEXAS CHAPTER of the ACLU invites you to our noon Forum, the last Friday of every month, at Furr’s Cafeteria Banquet Room in Northcross Mall, Austin. For information call LIBERTARIAN PARTY Liberal on personal freedoms, but conservative in NATIONAL WRITERS UNION. We give working writers a fighting chance. Grievance procedures. Health insurance. Solidarity. Journalists, authors, poets, commercial writers. Forming locals in Houston, Austin, and Dallas. [email protected] PROTECT YOUR RIGHTS. Join the Texas Civil Rights Project, 2212 E. MLK, Austin, TX 78702. $25/year. Volunteers also needed. Contact Jim HarringSERVICES MARY NELL MATHIS, CPA, 20 years’ experience in tax, litigation support, and other analyses. 901 Rio Grande, HOUSEBUYERS, The Consumer’s Agent. Specialists in representing central Austin residential buyers. WORLDWISE DESIGN, awardwinning graphic design studio. For creative, effective and professional designs for your educational and promoTAOS SKIING AND MORE. Little Tree Bed & Breakfast. Authentic adobe hacienda near the slopes. See home page URL EMPLOYMENT THE AMERICAN INSTITUTE FOR LEARNING in Austin is recruiting 1725 year old men and women for our two AmeriCorps programs. Earn a livscholarship of $4,725. Build environmentally responsible homes for low income families with Casa Verde Builders Maintain our public parks through trail construction and habitat restoration with the Environmental Corps CLASSIFIED RATES: Minimum ten words. One time, 50 cents per word; three times, 45 cents per word; six times, 40 cents per word; 12 times, 35 cents per word; 25 times, 30 cents per word. Telephone and box numbers count as two words, abbreviations and zip codes as one. Payment must accompany order for all classified ads. Deadline is three weeks before cover date. Address orders and inquiries to Advertising Director, The Texas Observer, 307 West 7th, Austin, TX 28 THE TEXAS OBSERVER NOVEMBER 7, 1997