The Battalion. (College Station, Tex.) 1893-current, November 05, 1986, Image 10

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DEFENSIVE DRIVING CLASS Nov. 7, 8 and Nov. 14,15 Register at University Plus (MSC Basement) Call 845-1631 for more information on these or other classes 10% Discount STUDENTS, FACULTY, & STAFF (no appointment needed) Care Plus MEDICAL/DENTAL CENTER 1712 S.W. Parkway (across from Kroger) (on the Anderson Shuttle Bus Route) MEDICAL DENTAL 696-0683 696-9578 8AM-8PM 7 days 10AM-8PM M-F 9AM-1PM Sat erformance "Is our Business' We believe in Performance: In Your Car or Truck, & in our operation. For any Repair-Import or Domestic Bryan Drive Train call us 268-AUTO + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + DRESS YOUR t.u.RKEY WITH PLANTS Come to the FOH PLANT SALE Saturday, November 8, 1986 10 am - 2 pm i ““ 1- + + + + + + + + + + + ♦ + + ♦ + Page 10/The Battalion/Wednesday, Novembers, 1986 State elections (Continued from page 1) Wallace defeated Republican chal lengers, and Robert Campbell hand ily beat his Libertarian opponent. Democratic state Sen. Oscar Mauzy won the Place 1 seat on the court over challenger Charles Ben Howell, an appeals court judge. Unopposed for seats on the Court of Criminal Appeals were Rusty Duncan and Justices Marvin O. Tea gue and Mike McCormick, all Demo crats. In congressional races, Democrats secured their traditional majority of the 27-member Texas delegation by • returning seven unopposed U.S. House members and at least 10 in cumbents in contested races. Republicans, seeking to hang on to several of the seats won in Ronald Reagan’s 1984 victory, were winners in at least eight races. In contested races with major party candidates, Democratic incum bents Ralph Hall of Rockwall, John Bryant of Dallas, Jack Brooks of Beaumont, Jake Pickle of Austin, Ron Coleman of El Paso and Martin Frost of Dallas whipped GOP con tenders, while Mickey Leland of Houston beat a Libertarian oppo nent. Republican incumbents Dick Ar mey of Denton, Tom DeLay of Sugar Land, Beau Boulter of Am arillo, Larry Combest of Lubbock, Jack Fields of Humble and Steve Bartlett of Dallas beat their challeng ers. Two freshman Republicans, Rep. Mac Sweeney of Wharton and Rep. Joe Barton of Ennis, were clinging to narrow leads at midnight. Sweeney battled West Columbia lawyer Greg Laughlin, while Barton tried to fight off Fort Worth attorney Pete Geren. In the 21st congressional district, which stretches from San Antonio to the Big Bend, former Bexar County Commissioner Lamar Smith beat state Sen. Pete Snelson, D-Midland, for the seat Republican Tom Loeffier vacated to make his bid for a gubernatorial nomination. In legislative races. House Speaker Gib Lewis, D-Fort Worth, was an apparent winner over GOP challenger K. Wayne Lee with 82 percent of the vote counted. All four amendments passed, one allowing branch banking, another changing the Legislature’s subject caption requirement on legislative hills, grant some mutual insurance companies permission to sell policies to political subdivisions, and allow counties to value rolling railroad equipment — tanks, boxcars and en gines — for tax purposes. FAA investigates a near collision of jet, small plane CHICAGO (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration said Tues day it is investigating a near collision in which a small plane passed right under the nose of an American Air lines jet carrying 50 passengers. FAA spokesman Mort Edelstein said Monday that the close call be tween the Boeing 727 and single-en gine Cessna occurred about 30 miles southwest of O’Hare Airport on Fri day. John Hotard, an American Air lines spokesman in Dallas, said there were no injuries in the incident in which the pilot “reported that a sin gle-engine Cessna passed right un der the nose of his plane.” Edelstein said the pilot, who has not been identified, filed a near mid air collision report. Officials said the pilot of Ameri can Flight 654 from Austin, Texas, had to raise the nose of the Boeing 727 after the small plane came within 100 feet vertically and one mile horizontally of the jet. Planes flying near a major airport are supposed to be separated by five miles horizontally and 1,000 feet vertically. “He did not have to pull up sharply to avoid missing the aircraft, but he did bring his nose up and level out a little bit,” Hotard said. The incident occurred about 8:45 a.m. Friday, officials said. Hotard said the pilot was not warned that the small plane was in his vicinity. Phillip Wood, a lawyer represent ing more than 20 air traffic control lers, said the FAA’s Chicago Air Route Traffic Control Center in Au rora used to have “four or five” con trollers assigned to warn commercial traffic about nearby small planes. But since a 1981 strike that led to mass firings of controllers, he said, the positions have remained un filled. Fugitive minister, son sustain minor injuries NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Texas fugitive minister W.N. Otwell and his son escaped with minor injuries, but a man who warned them of an approaching car died when the trio was struck while trying to assist at an accident. Terry Wayne Corbett, 21, of Ard more, Okla., was killed early Satur day, officials said. Otwell fled Texas several weeks ago to avoid a contempt of court citation. Corbett was warning the Otwells of the oncoming car at the scene of an accident in which three women were trapped in a vehicle, a spokes man for the Oklahoma Highway Pa trol said. The car then struck the Ot wells and knocked them into a ditch, the spokesman said. Otwell is pastor of a suburban Fort Worth church that is under court order to license its boys home. “A highway patrolman said it was a miracle that we were not killed,” Otwell told the Fort Worth Star- Telegram Monday. Otwell and his son Randall Scott Otwell, 26, were driving south on In terstate 35 just before 1 a.m. Satur day. They stopped their car on the shoulder a half-mile north of the Main Street exit to Norman when they saw a three-vehicle collision in the northbound lane, Otwell said. They stopped to aid the people trapped in the cars. Otwell and his son were taken to Norman Regional Hospital, where they were treated for cuts and bruises and released, a hospital offi cial said. Worker sues maker of ovens used to bake microchips AUSTIN (AP) — A high-tech as sembly worker who said she was dis abled from a 1984 chemical leak has settled out of court with the man ufacturers of an oven vised in micro- chip production. Terri Timmins, was one of 46 workers exposed to the chemical Dowtherm A on Jan. 25, 1984, at a Motorola plant. Timmins filed suit against Trio Tech International. She alleged that the California-based company was negligent in the design, testing and inspection of the oven, where the leak occurred. Motorola was not named as a defendant in the lawsuit. treated with medication and respira tory aids. Attorneys for Trio Tech could not be reached for comment. In an answer to Timmins’ original complaint, the company denied any negligence in connection with the oven. Two other companies involved in the manufacture of the oven were brought into the lawsuit by Trio Tech as third party defendants. Ficus trees Philodendron Pothos Ivy and much more. Nephthytis Boston Fern Dallas Fern ajmws ♦ + The lawsuit had been scheduled for trial Monday in state District Court. Jack London, Timmins’ attorney, declined to disclose the amount or details of the settlement. IX880CX ST + + Timmins said in the suit that she suffered from chronic coughing, nosebleeds, bronchitis, asthma, headaches, blisters around her eyes, and bleeding gums and mouth. The chemical leak occurred inside an oven used to heat memory chips and components used in products from computer games to pacemak ers. London said the leak developed in a bend of a heat exchanger inside the oven’s walls and spread through several rooms at the plant before the building was evacuated. He said Timmons was in the room where the oven was located. “I’m disabled,” Timmins told the Austin American Statesman. “I can’t work. Not like this.” Timmins said she was being “She probably got the biggest dose,” London said. “She was closest to the oven.” Motorola officials said 44 of the 46 workers exposed to the chemical returned to work the day after the leak. Timmins is listed as a Motorola employee on extended leave but said she has not worked since July 1985. Class of ’88 General Meeting Nov. 12, 8:30 pm 410 Rudder Elephant Walk T-Shirt Sales Nov. 10-14 and Nov. 17-21 in the MSC •ip I aid f Hat 111 ;ac w 2 Super Tacos & a Medium drink I l'’ l e |r only $ 1 • 99 1504 Texas College Station OPEN24 HRS. (Wed.-Sun.) (j$n V 2906 Texas ( u | t Bryan • 11 Our 2 Bedroom Studios best kept secret in town! Uni Rates starting at $325 East Gate Apartments 401 Lincoln Dr. East (409)696-7380 The 1986 Student Directories are now available to be picked up in room 230 Reed McDonald, 8am-5pm g. 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