The Battalion. (College Station, Tex.) 1893-current, October 08, 1987, Image 6

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World Travel has blocked seats to South America: Caracas Maracaibo Quito Lima San Juan Santiago CALL WORLD TRAVEL For Your Reservations 779-3333 Bryan, Tx. 77802 3219 S. Texas Ave. Learn about Overseas Opportunities. Come to TAMU Overseas Day! October 13 10 - 2 First floor MSC Study Abroad Office 161 Bizzell West Page 6/The BattalionThursday, October 8, 1987 A&M to join in teleconference focusing on world food policy By Janice Riggs Reporter The MSC Student Conference on National Affairs will commemorate World Food Day by Fighting world hunger on both the international and local fronts. Texas A&M will participate in a nationwide teleconference focusing on world food policy Oct. 16, World Food Day, while the Corps of Cadets and residence-hall students end a week-long food drive competition that will benefit local needy families, said Karen Telschow, A&M food drive coordinator. The teleconference will be held in Washington D.C., and will be carried via satellite to many stations across the United States, including A&M, Telschow said. It will be held from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. and Nobel Peace Prize winner and A&M professor Dr. Norman Borlaug will speak to the conference. Borlaug is noted for his work with the hungry. The United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization First rec ognized this day on October 16, 1981, in an attempt to help the hun ger-stricken Third World nations. “I thought hunger really was a problem,” Telschow said. “Bryan- College Station is just as much a part of the world as any other place and if you think we’re having problems feeding Ethiopia, we’re also having problems here.” Telschow believes hunger doesn’t have a geographic location — whether in Ethiopia or Brazos County, starving people need to eat. “If we’re going to discuss all of this during the teleconference then we need to take care of home as well,” Telschow said. The 2,200 members of the Corps of Cadets and the 8,000 residence- hall students will be having a food raising competition Monday through Oct. 16, she said. . The food raised will be delivered to the Brazos Food Bank for distri bution. “Students spend a lot of money drinking beer and partying, and that’s all right,” Telschow said, “but if we could get each on-campus stu dent to buy a dollar’s worth of food, that’s $10,200. That’s a lot of money and that’s a lot of food.” Brent Boyd, Corps operations of ficer, said the Corps will compete Churches, residents aim to fight world hunger with A&M 10K walk By Leslie Guy Reporter Brazos Valley residents Sunday will take a few steps to help relieve world hunger by participating in a 10-kilometer walk around the Texas A&M campus. CROP Walk, or the Church Rural Overseas Program, is sponsored by Church World Service. It raises money to provide emer gency relief, agricultural devel opment, medical and health relief and educational programs world wide, said Ray Oakley, United Cam pus Ministry program director and CROP Walk organizer. Registration will be at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at Anderson Park in College Station. The walk will begin at 2 p.m. Twenty-five percent of the money raised from the local CROP walk will be given to the Brazos Church Pan try for local hunger projects and re lief, Oakley said. The pantry comprises 18 local churches and distributes food to the hungry in the local area. CROP coordinator and local phy sician Dr. Terry Tones said CROP is a community-wide effort to feed the local hungry and to show the world’s hungry that it cares. Participants need to get sponsor sheets from Oakley, Jones, the A&M Presbyterian Church or the Wesley Foundation at the Methodist Stu dent Center. Sponsors for participants will ids pledge specific amounts per kilome ter. “We would like this to be an excit ing time for students to extend “We would like this to be an exciting time for stu dents to extend them selves for the community and do something to make it a better place. ” — Ray Oakley, CROP walk organizer sponsor sheets for the group, said. The project is interdenomina& nal, but being a Christian is notaif quirement, he said, because the pi! gram is designed to get communt involvement and give relief where is necessary. “Our goal is $10,000,” he said, there is more, that is morefortla people who can use it. We are jus hoping to build support fromveat year.” Carol Kolsti, assistant director fa Texas Church World Service-1 in Austin, said 60 CROP evenuait being planned in the state this i Their goal is to raise about $' statewide, she said. themselves for the community and do something to make it a better pla ce,” Oakley said. Oakley encourages groups to par ticipate together, ana in order to give them incentive, United Campus Ministry will give its Student Achievement Awards to the campus ministry, the fraternity and the so rority which have the most partici pants. For a group to pardcipate, a rep resentative needs to collect all the “CWS (Church World Service^ cooperative agency of 31 Protestr: and Orthodox communities orp nized to meet human needs in nw than 70 countries through progE of social and economic developmt;,: disaster and emergency resposs and service to refugees," she said. This isn’t the first yearCWSk sponsored a local CROP walk, Last year 125 walkers partidp in Brazos County and aDoutlS! was raised. The group hopes to double tk number of walkers this year, sit said. against the residence halls on a per- ‘ fo< ' centage basis; the number of food E roducts will be divided by the num- er of students. A food count will be taken at 5 p.m. Wednesday to find out who is in the lead, he said. David McDowell, Residence Hall Association president, said, “During the past couple of years there has been healthy competition between the dorms and the Corps. It would be prestigious to win the food drive contest.” Telschow said, “Anyone can get involved in the competition. I wish the Off-Campus Aggies, sororities, fraternities or any other organiza tion would participate. They just need to call by 5 p.m. Oct. 14 with foi their mid-week food count. The more the merrier, because the more food, the more fed.” At the end of the food drive on Oct. 16, people can deliver the food to the Quadrangle or the Fish Pond between 3 p.m. and 4 p.m., she said. “The response I’ve oeen receiving for the food drive has been incredib le,” she said. “The University Safety and Health Office has donated 105 bar rels for the food drive,” Telschow said. “The Brazos Food Bank just thinks this whole thing is fabulous.” The food bank feeds 500 familiti a week, she said. Serena George, directoro tions for the Brazos FoodBankk. said the food will be inventoriedar,; then distributed to the RedCrw and church pantries. “They, in turn, will deliver tk food to 2,575 needy families in zos County,” George said. The food the people want tk most is dinner items like macara and cheese, stews, soups, pt butter and jelly, George said. Ike also desire dry goods likepana mixes where water is the ingredient. Investigator denies scaring witnesses in Brandley case GALVESTON (AP) — A Texas Ranger accused of intimidating wit nesses in the Clarence Brandley case denied those accusations Wednesday and produced a long-forgotten tape of an interview with a key witness who implicated Brandley as the sus pected killer. Texas Ranger Wesley Styles, the leadoff witness for the state at an evi dentiary hearing which could lead to a third trial for death-row inmate Brandley, denied making threats to Brandley’s co-workers to build a case against the former janitor. Fellow janitors Henry “Ickie” Peace and John Sessum have told of being afraid and of being intim idated by Styles, who was brought in to investigate the Aug. 23, 1980 rape-slaying of Cheryl Fergeson at Conroe High School. When Montgomery County Assis tant District Attorney Rick Stover asked Styles when he had resorted to threats against witnesses, Styles said,“I did not — not to any of those guys. “I had the feeling they were coop erating. I felt as though they were telling the truth — exactly what they did and what occurred.” Styles also produced a tape of his original interview with Peace on Aug. 30, 1980 — a week after the Fergeson slaying — a tape he said he could not find until only a few days before the Brandley evidentiary hearing began two weeks ago. On the tape. Peace describes how he and Brandley searched the high school for Fergeson, who had been reported missing, how he found the body in a storage area and how he later believed that Brandley meant for him to find the girl’s body when Brandley instructed him to canvass the area again. Peace said police were summoned and he later talked to officers at the scene before leaving. on the tape — not like someone who was fearful. Brandley’s attorney, Mike DeGeu- rin, said he was troubled that Styles’ activities with Peace before the re cording was made were unsubstan tiated and that the presence of the tape, which Styles used to make his police reports, was not disclosed at Brandley’s trials. “I think this is going to backfire on the state,” DeGeurin said. Styles said a discussion with pros ecutors a few weeks ago jogged his mind that he had a tape of the Peace interview among several hundred in the attic of his Huntsville home. The tapes are among files of disposed cases, he said. Prosecutors said they introduced the tape into evidence because Peace sounded very relaxed and friendly DeGeurin said, “I have problems with this tape, how it’s come to light. I smell a fish. It’s so fishy how it’s come to light. I don’t have the op portunity to determine if it was doc tored in any way. And the chain of custody is suspect.” Prison houses in Houston stir emotions AMER ASTI profi Cent U.S. INTRj4 inga TAMU class WRIT1 “Wri SOCIE APP p.m. SAN A p.m. LIBER 7:30 WOME lieve STUDI at 7: 1300 BUSIN son v FINAN at 5:1 MSC Gl SOCIE' 104C STUDE and z MSC P with Boys OCA Y at 11 COLUfl p.m. UNITE fellot stud) TAMU G. 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