The Battalion. (College Station, Tex.) 1893-current, February 08, 1983, Image 6

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state Courts to decide fate of Tent City United Press International HOUSTON (UPI) — Harris County officials, confused last week by the wording in ajudge’s order pertaining to the demoli tion of “Tent City USA,” awa ited a ruling in court Monday on whether or not they could clear the debris. The makeshift city for the jobless, situated in a state rest stop east of Houston, was once a home to as many as 300 resi dents. Friday, the area was de serted as Harris County Fire Marshall J.J. Pruitt stood ready to tear down temporary homes now considered fire hazards be cause camper James A. “Scotty” Poland, 41, was killed in a tent fire last Wednesday. But Pruitt said a last-minute court order Friday was confus ing and he was unsure if he could clear the camp’s debris. State highway department vehi cles pulled out Friday after- pcitsonnci GCnCRAUST Sonto Domingo* Dominican Republic The Chase Manhattan Bank, one of the fore most financial institutions in the world, cur rently has a most rewarding opportunity for a bright, polished college graduate interested in entering the personnel field After a compre hensive training program in New York, you will relocate to Santo Domingo. You must be a Dominican national to be con sidered for this position, and your major should be in the area of employee relations, psychol ogy. industrial relations or a personnel-related field. Of course, superb communication and interpersonal skills are necessary. In addition to the multitude of advantages of working for a prestigious multi-national institu tion. the Chase can offer you numerous oppor tunities for personal and professional growth, an excellent starting salary, and comprehen sive company-paid benefits. For more information on this most unique op portunity, please send your resume directly to: CM/XSE Seth Edwards, Second Vice President, at (212) 552-4628 or Michael Kosakowski, Vice President, at (212) 552-4627 or write either gentleman at . The Chase Manhattan Bank. 1 Chase Plaza. New York. N Y 10081 An Equal Opportunity E^p'oyer P M H District Judge William Blan ton scheduled a hearing at 1:30 p.m. CST Monday for the law suit filed by Lawyer Rod Phelps on behalf of camp leader Bill Collins, 54, an unemployed laundry worker. Collins argued the campers have a constitutional right to live where they can during the cur rent economic hard times. A handful of the campers who left Friday moved back into the tent city over the weekend. Camper Darlene Shelby, 23, who left Tent City Friday, charged Texas Department of Public Safety Troopers chased her away from an alternate campsite she found on Inter state 10. DPS Spokesman Jim Garrett said he checked with DPS super visors and could not locate any officer known to have con fronted people camping along the interstate. TiMasOfftc« of Traffic Safety I Hobby extols firemen security officers’ work MSC Great Issues ind Black Awareness present i i SOCIAL United Press International AUSTIN —Lt.Gov. Bill Hob by, saying he could not be “too lavish” in his praise, extolled the work of state and city emergency crews who saved his daughter and prevented the destruction of the state’s century-old Capitol from a weekend fire. “Their bravery and dedica tion to duty should serve as an example to all of us who accept a public trust,” said Hobby. The blaze in Hobby’s apart ment, which was discovered at 5:25 a.m. Sunday, killed one person in the apartment, but three others escaped. Hobby was at his Austin duplex when the fire broke out. The blaze did an estimated $500,000 damage to the Senate wing. It apparently started in an electrical appliance in Hobby’s apartment, officials said. Austin acting fire Chief Brady Pool said he informed Gov. Mark White and Hobby around 6:30 a.m. that the build ing might not be saved. to start getting somec cy plans in case we didnisB he said. But the fire wasol uished about 8 a.m. “1 have never witna professional ance,” said Hobby, goes the credit for savin; toi ic and irreplacablebui One of the security and six firemen were the blaze, which#! by about lOOfireff \ d trolled The Flair Beauty Salon Now DERBY’S BEAUTY SALON Under new ownership Sc management Debby & Mike Bice (Class of ’76) Hair Care Cut/Style Shampoo/Set Hair Wax Removal Permanent Special Save $ 10 00 Pedicure PROBLEMS: I 704 N. Rosemary Across from Luby’s 846-6364 with coupon Tues. & Wed. 8c Sat. with Debby, Janet, Theresa I By Appointment only Debby’s Beauty Salon f 704 N. Rosemary Limit One | SOCIAL OR ANTISOCIAL?| ® An Enlightening Presentation on Civil Rights By ^ DICK GREGORY HUMAN RIGHTS ACTIVIST COMEDIAN AUTHOR SOCIAL CRITIC ACTOR RECORDING ARTIST ADMISSION: $ .50 STUDENTS $1.00 NONSTUDENTS §WEDNESDAY FEB. 9 l “What MSC Committee hai brought together represents tives from five continents sinct 1955?” MSC SC0NA 28 “THE LATIN AMERICAS: Challenge and Alternatives.” IjEU ODER THEATER - EM + | SCO/v FEBRUARY 16, 17, 18, 19 k f er fo: an in; un m; nu wr <T( I).I WO fit bn by , bo; §0< lile IT. am ivii m bu: pu Ke off cat