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Wednesday, August 19, 1987
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10-A THE BAYTOWN SUN Wednesday, August 19,'1987 A SPECIAL SERIES OF SERVICES August UtWu August 21 Doily 10om-7 : 30pm Sunday 10:40 am-7 pm NMT hW Goiffl of Ctiritt-prmmcM hi !t$ AiKbfit Fvntr ind Fowir by JIM WARD San Antonio, Toxat CHURCH OF CHRIST Pruett at Lobit — Baytown, Texas World news DONALD HEAD, M.D., P. A. FAMILY PHYSICIAN Is Pleased To Announce The Opening O/His Practice In Association With KEITHL.RAPP,M.D.,P.A. AND CARRIE K. BURNS, M.D., P.A. 1101 Decker Drive, SUITE 100 Baytown, Texas 77520 (713)421-1762 Mexican economy expected to climb MEXICO CITY (AP) — The Mexican economy, which contracted sharply last year, will likely rebound strongly by the last quarter of the year, a private economic research group said. The Center for Private Sector Economic Studies, the research arm of a prominent business organization, projected the economy would grow 3 percent to 4 percent in the last three months of the year. If so, it said Tuesday, the economy would register a growth pace slightly above 1 percent for the year as a whole. The economy contracted a sharp 3.8 percent last year in a decline spurred by falling world oil prices. Mexico, the world's fourth largest producer of crude, counts heavily on oil revenues to fuel its economy. Third convoy heads to Persian Gulf MANAMA, Bahrain (AP) — The third convoy of American-flagged Kuwaiti tankers set sail for the Persian Gulf Wednesday, accompanied by U.S. Navy warships and a fast patrol boat filled with armed American soldiers, shipping sources said. The convoy set sail before dawn, and by 7:30 a.m. it had traveled more than halfway through the Strait of Hormuz, the narrow gateway to the gulf. The sources said the three warships and four tankers cruised past batteries of Iranian anti-ship missiles and were near Iran's Qeshm island, another base for missiles, this morning. On Tuesday, Iranian commandos in speedboats fired on a Liberian-flag tanker in the Strait of Hormuz, causing minor damage to the vessel. Iran, which has fought Iraq in a 7-year-war and accuses Kuwait of aiding its enemy, has threatened to attack the U.S. convoys. Crackdown on violent labor disputes SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The national police director Wednesday ordered his forces to crack down on violent demonstrations that; have broken out in connection with a wave of labor unrest sweeping the country. Police in the central city of Taejon fired tear gas today to break up a mob of 350 striking taxi dri\'ers who stoned government buildings and attacked cars. Police said 47 cab drivers were detained, and seven of them were charged with crimes. In addition, a 22-year-old dissident was arrested today for organizing a violent labor strike at an electronics plant south of Seoul, the National news THE GYMNASTICS CENTER •wn«d / op«r«T*d by Tori R«*th Mt*4«t REGISTER NOW • Fall Classes Begin September 1st • Classes for All Ages & Levels • Variety of Afternoon & Evening Classes • Teenage Cheerleader & Tumbling Classes ' Limited Enrollment DEVELOP STKEHGTH, FLEXIBILITY, SELF COHFIDEHCE, COORDINATION. FALL INTO FALL WITH GYMNASTICS 1415N. Pruett CALL 427-1388 Harvey sentenced in mass killings CINCINNATI (AP) — A nurse's aide given three consecutive life sentences after pleading guilty to 24 murders snuffed out lives "like someone else might have a compulsion for malted milk or cold beer," a prosecutor says. Donald Harvey, 35, of Middletown was sentenced Tuesday after entering his pleas as part of a plea bargain. He will not be eligible for parole for 60 years. Harvey's pleas make him one of the most prolific killers in U.S. history. His victims during the past four years included 21 hospital patients. All were poisoned, injected or suffocated, authorities said. Harvey pleaded guilty to 24 counts of aggravated murder, four counts of attempted aggravated murder and one count of felonious assault. He was indicted earlier Tuesday by a special grand jury- Harvey also was ordered to pay $270,000 in fines plus court costs. Tropical Storm Bret comes to life MIAMI (AP) — Tropical Storm Arlene languished in the Atlantic ocean Wednesday as Tropical Storm Bret came to life closer to Africa than the United States, forecasters said. Satellite pictures indicated a depression about 470 miles west of Sao Tiago in the Cape Verde Islands strengthened into named-storm status overnight and was expected to slowly build, the National Hurricane Center in nearby Coral Gables reported. At 8 a.m. EOT, Bret was centered near latitude 15.5 north and longitude 30.5 west with maximum sustained winds of 50 mph, moving west at about 20 mph, forecasters said. At 6 a.m. EOT, Arlene was centered near latitude 35.5 north and longitude 50.0 west, or about 875 miles northeast of Bermuda, moving northeast at about 15 mph with 45 mph winds. Reagan backs stronger peace plan SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — The White House says it wants to strengthen a proposed Central American peace plan and is discussing the role of Nicaraguan Contra rebels in the negotiations. But an aide to vacationing President Reagan would neither say what role is envisioned for the rebels nor outline other changes the United States is suggesting. The regional peace plan, signed Aug. 7 by Nicaragua and four other Central American countries, was being reviewed Wednesday at a meeting of foreign ministers of the five countries in San Salvador. El Salvador. Other countries in the region will join the talks this weekend in Caracas, Venezuela. State news Board proposes ban on sex education AUSTIN (AP) — The State Board of Insurance has proposed rules to ban insurance companies from asking policy applicants if they are homosexuals. In a 3-0 vote, the board Tuesday decided to seek public comment on the rules that would go into effect Oct. 1 if finally approved. The proposal includes a specific list of things an insurance company cannot do to try to find out about an applicant's sexual preference. In addition to barring questions about sexual preference, the proposed rules say. "Neither the marital status, the living arrangements, the occupation, the gender, the medical history, the beneficiary designation nor the ZIP code or other territorial classification of an applicant may be used to establish, or aid in establishing, the applicant's sexual orientation." The board last week voted to let insurance companies continue testing policy applicants for AIDS. But the rules proposed Tuesday say that an applicant's sexual preference is of no concern to the companies. Perot bankrolls search for boy's body DALLAS (AP/ — Billionaire H. Ross Perot is financing private search efforts for the body of a 17-year-old boy who disappeared when his church bus was swept into raging Guadalupe River floodwaters, the teen-ager's mother said. Rosie Bankston said the search financed by Perot would include helicopters and a team of dogs. The father of John Bankston Jr. on Aug. t) called off his personal search for the varsity football player who disappeared after helping others to safety Julv 17. Open House! JL Auaust22. COUPON 1 Week and Registration i I o u I I I n o Up to f100 Value (New enrollments only) Explrtf 9-2S-I7 Net Vtlld With Othtf Otttn -COUFON August 22,1987 ]):00am-3:00pm You want the best for vour child. 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Free play with Lego building blocks fosters creativity. • "The SuperStar Club" T " provides a full range of activities for ages (>-12. Club members can ride safely to and from elementary school in the SuperStar Club van. The Super- Star BnokBiisterf program encourages learning through reading. Other after-school Club activities promote fun. fitness and education. You'll find it all right hen-. The tcnrhcrs. The programs. The facilities. And the to you and your child. Visit our Open House and see for yourself why La Petite Academy is "Tin- Parent's Partner." 4013Gortf»Rd., Boytown 421-2313 - Nctfri lox - Dirtctor Preschool and Child Care Lot* Night Registration August 24-27 INTRODUCING C Dr. Paul's Hand Crafted Woodworks OHII<||<- Sli"'k>. Shi > l\f». llovi-v limn Slixilit. I A nt.'w !>liipnn'tit of AnlitftK- Ri-jtr /•"r.'irm 1 .* htir- arri\cti'. 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Steel 17V 4 CGtE 26^ Chevron 571* Dow Chem 9SS Dresser Ind 31*4 DuPont 12SS Empire of Amer 4S Ethyl Corp 28V/ Exxon 97V 4 Ford 1064 General Electric 63 1 * General Motors 9] ^n GTE 42^ Gordon's IBS, G.R Greyhound GSU ?S Halliburton M^ HCA 47':, Houston Industry 1 34 H, Humana 26 IBM 172'* Kimberly Clarke 60^« Kmart Kroger Maxus Energy Corp 134 Mobil 50 Monsanto 951* National Dlst 70 Occidental Petr 35% Phillips Petr 174 RepubllcBank 25 Royal Dutch 1331^ Schlumberger 4514 Sears Southern Co Sun Oil si V 4 Tenneco 52^ Texaco 424 Texas Eastern 3*** Unilever 59^, Upjohn 50 vfc USX Corp Walgreens Wal-Mart 40% Woolworth 57^ Xerox 7t»t, Dow Ind. Av 3(52.42 Dow Change (Down) 2.23 Silver $7.74 Gold M57.25 Exxon's dividend per share is 11.00 paid quarterly. 422-2292 (rwfw.

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