The Tyler Courier-Times from Tyler, Texas on September 22, 1991 · 10
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The Tyler Courier-Times from Tyler, Texas · 10

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Sunday, September 22, 1991
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I I ' r 10 Tyler Courler-TIntes-Telegraph SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 1991 Sec. f Stay Comfortable All Year Long. i EAST TEXAS REFRIGERATION, INC. i 581-3771 with a Ruud Heat Pump j In this climate, a Ruud heat pump J reduce your energy bills year round, j Let East Texas Refrigeration help you j decide how a heat pump can keep I I I I I A I ', you more comfortable and save you money on energy bills, tc,.r.-7. -- iKv,-5 l o o a a PREPARE FOR WINTER NOWI Co for oo- 5 ponf Heat Pump Clean & Check for Only $39.95 GOOD ONIY WITH COUPON THRU 1192 BROOKSHIRE DRIVER TIM SMITH MANEUVERS THROUGH OBSTACLE COURSE 31 Company Tickers Competed For Berths In Regional Competition In Irving Redwine Takes Brookshire Truck Title all 2 Ton High Efficiency.. HEAT PUMP SPECIAL: $779.95 Plu Inttallation & Sali Tax, MocUl UPFB024JAS FINANCING AVAILABLE ate Receive A Free Cellular Phone From U.S. Cellular! When You Join: WGDDCREEK ATHLETIC CLUB Transportable or installed phone, with antenna & installation If necessary. Offer good toward new 'Annual' or 'Charter Club' memberships only. Some restrictions may apply. Requires a 1-year service contract Offer expires soon. Ask for Mindy Blackwell. 6110 S. Broadway 561-6800 Lee Roy Redwine took top honors Saturday in Brookshire's seventh, annual Truck Driving Championship- at the Brookshire Food Stores distribution center in Tyler. Redwine has been a driver with the company since 1981. Placing second was Don Morris; third place went to Alan Adams; and fourth was Byron Rekhop. The four men each received a trophy, a cash prize and an all-expenses paid trip to the regional competition next spring in Irving. Rookie of the year honors went to James Wisener. The award goes to the driver placing the highest among those competing For the first time. Other top-10 finishers were Earl Jones, Wisener, Larry Hammons, Bryan Lorr, Allen Stephens and John Franklin. Specially designed shirts commemorating the competition were presented to the 10 top finishers. "We're proud of the individuals who competed this year," said David Hollis, director of transportation for Brookshire's. "Their participation shows they are concerned about safety and driving regulations." The truck-driving competition is the first step in a series that ends with the national finals. The drivers competed in three categories: pre-trip inspection, written test on rules, regulations and company policies and an obstacle course in which they displayed their driving skills on a pre-marked course which simulated problems frequently faced by truckers. Judges for the competition were members of the Texas Department of Public Safety, Smith County Sheriffs Department and the Tyler Police Department. ManrWoman Given 20-Year Sentences On Horse Stealing j AUSTLV (AP) - A man and woman were sentenced to separate 20-year prison terms after pleading guilty to horse theft in Williamson County district court, a prosecutor "said. """ r ., The animals allegedly were sold ar iiiirfinns and through classified ads, with snme going Xo .a meatpacking;' plant specializing in horse steaks' -and dog food, the Austin American-Statesman reported Saturday. Warren T. Wilson, 31, and Linda r Barton, 39, were arrested only days" before the . Friday sentence was, handed down. They are from Austin. . - Assistant District Attorney Paul-Womack said that Williamson Coun-; ty Sheriffs Department investiga-' tors wanted to resolve the case quickly to boost chances of recover-i? ing stolen animals. Womack said that Wilson and Ms. Barton each pleaded guilty to one .. count of theft of livestock and got the maximum sentence from ' District Judge William S. Lott. j . A plea agreement provides that no3 additional horse theft charges will-lie brought in Williamson County if the two cooperate with investigators," he said. Womack said they could face additional charges in other counties.1 "This process of 'coming clean'; started last night and already some valuable horses have been located,""1 Womack said. 1 Lyn Mercardo of Georgetown said' she was told that her $7,500 show . horse stolen in March, Go Little As- pen, apparently is still alive. ft Bizarre Custody Fight Ends In Federal Court J ATLANTA (AP) - While federal court is not the usual scene of a custody fight, the fierce struggle be-, tween a former Texas and Florida car dealer and his ex-daughter-in-law over her two sons is no ordinary family feud The case of Carolyn Smith against former car dealer Chick Smith over her two sons, 11 and 13, has moved to a federal courtroom here. And U.S. District Judge Marvin Shoob was angered late last week when Chick Smith, 59, skipped a hearing and instead went to Tampa to file for bankruptcy just 35 minutes before the Atlanta hearing, Tiie Miami Herald reported. Mrs. Smith's sons were kidnapped by her ex-husband Charles William "Chuck" Smith in 1984. She claims that Chick Smith, his wife Patricia and his sister Kim Smith Chavarria THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT TYLER Distinguished Lecture Series 1991 Tenth Anniversary Presentation 1992 Zbigniew Brzezinski National Security Advisor (1977 to 1981) October 3, 1991 Judy Woodruff Chief Washington Correspondent, The MacNeilLehrer News Hour November 7, 1991 Ed Koch New York City Mayor (1978 to 1990) and political commentator February 27, 1992 1 ' r"0 J l it Patron Tickets . . . You are invited to participate in the popular Patron Ticket Program of the Distinguished Lecture Series. Patron ticket holders receive an outstanding opportunity to meet personally these speakers of international acclaim. Patron ticket subscriptions are available at $150 per person for the three-lecture series. Benefits include reserved seating, reserved parking, and an invitation to pre-lecture receptions to meet the guest speakers. ' , . Enclosed is my check made payable to U. T. Tyler for Patron Ticket subscriptions at $1 50 each. Ham: Cty'StaiaZip. Mail to: OffiM of Development, The University of Texas at Tyler, 3900 University Blvd.. Tyler , TX 75701 A limited number of General Admieelon Tickets also will be available for each speaker. For further ticket information phone 566-71 10. .J not only helped her estranged husband steal away the two boys, despite a court order awarding her custody, but have also provided a steady stream of money to the fugitive father. The mother, who has not seen her sons since 1984, also claims the family has secreted its money within Chick Smith's various corporations to avoid paying a $53 million verdict handed down by a Texaa civil court jury in 1985 for aiding in the kidnapping. Chick Smith liquidated his car dealerships, declared bankruptcy and disappeared. The mother's lawyers finally discovered that Chick and Pat Smith and Kim Chavarria were living in Sharpsburg outside Atlanta and they asked the federal judge to intervene. The judge was incredulous that Chick Smith had skipped the Thursday hearing. ''Does he (Chick Smith) think that this bankruptcy will stop this court's authority to proceed," the judge said. "Because I don't think so." The judge has set another hearing in Atlanta Monday. Carolyn Smith, 33, has pursued her in-laws from Texas to a remote ski resort in the Scottish highlands only to learn that Chuck Smith, 34, had fled with her two boys just ahead ofher. She sued Chick Smith in Texas for allegedly helping in the abduction and was awarded $53 million by a jury. But the burly Chick Smith warned that she would never collect the money. -!L:-t c:ii. - v:i: viiiiK oiiiiui woo once a untune i Ford dealer living in Clearwater afidj-1 Houston, but was raising quar-terhorses just outside Atlanta when Carolyn Smith's lawyers found him. Her attorneys hope that stripping Chick Smith of his money and the possible threat of criminal charges would flush Chuck Smith, and the boys, from hiding. "I know that Chuck has been living somewhere off Chick's money," Carolyn Smith said. "Chuck doesn't know how to do anything except sell cars. He didn't even finish high school." Trump, Maples Split Up Again NEW YORK (AP) - The on-again, off-again, on-again romance of Donald Trump and Maria Maples is off again, a newspaper reports. "I want to remain good friends with her. But it's time to step aside and look in other directions," Trump lllliillllliiiiiiii i i i iiiiiillllllliliiliiiiftiill MM uyi an article published Sunday. This is the second breakup for the duo, whose two-year romance has been played out in public ever since Trump split with and divorced his wife, Ivana: After a one-week split between Trump and Maples in July, the couple reconciled and Trump gave Maples a 7.45-karat diamond engagement ring. "I was free for a week and I didn't like it," Trump said at the time. A wedding date was never announced The newspaper said the couple-split Friday night at Maples' Man-. hattan apartment after a shouting" match that left Maples in tears. Enjoy Our September Specials ONiym S7QQ CJS S Plus Tax IT Turkey & Dressing, Fresh Carrots & Seasoned Broccoli IE Homemade Meadoaf , Fresh Mashed Potatoes & Green Beans in Chicken &. 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