Pampa Daily News from Pampa, Texas on June 12, 1972 · Page 4
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Pampa, Texas
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Monday, June 12, 1972
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4 MUWA DART NtWl I'AMI'A, TEXAS Mth YEAR Monday, June 12, 1972 rnmi n, i n A no nvni i c*n n mwnuaj, wun*. »•., •«•• - ^^^^^ House Unit Discloses Financial Reports Of Congressmen From Texas . _ •• . . «*•*.. rn*_. A4ikji llhah tt^Ohk «f By PKGGY SIMPSON Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON (APi-Rcp. Jim Collins. Dallas Republican. is the biggest stockholder in the Texas delegation in Congress according to financial reports filed with the House "Kthics" Committee. He owns stock in nearly three dozen companies, a trust he and his wife set up owns stock in six South African firms, and he has six packets of real estate. Kvery Texas congressman filed a financial report with the House Committee on Official Standards (Kthicsi but the requirements are such that nine of them reported "none" in all categories-meaning they: had no stock worth $5.000 or more; got no honorariums, owed no unsecured loans of $10.000 or more for 90 days or more, got sizable capital gains on stock or other investments, or held office or stock in any venture doing business with the government such as a bank. Only Rep. Bill Archer, Houston Republican, filed a complete financial return of his total worth and holdings. This is not required by law. Archer was following the precedent set by now U.N. Ambassador George Bush of Houston, who divulged his financial status to voters while representing the district Archer now has. The reports also reveal that Rep. Jack Brooks. Beaumont Democrat, is the biggest banker in the delegation. He's chairman of the board of two banks and a stockholder in seven other banks or savings and loan institutions. Others with bank holdings are Reps. Ray Roberts, McKinney Democrat; J.J. Pickle. Austin Democrat, and Bob Casey of Houston. Texans on the Banking and Currency Committee, which oversees the financial industry, are unlike the committee majority in that they don't sit on bank boards or hold sizable blocs of bank stock. Worry Clinic They arc Rep. Wright Patman, tcxarkana Democrat, the chairman. Rep. Henry H. Gonzalez. San Antonio Democrat. and Archer, who sold his bank stock when he went on the committee. Patman made the most speeches for which he averaged more than $300 each in payment, the records disclosed, lie listed 13 speeches to groups, most of them connected with credit unions or banks, and said all the money went to pay for a copy of "How to Win Friends and Influence People" which he sent every high school and college graduate in his district. Here is breakdown of the fiscal disclosures: Rep. Bob Kckhardt. Houston Democrat, listed the receipt of honorariums from Carter H. Golembe Associates Inc.. of the District of Columbua, and Commonwealth Learning Inc.. Alexandria. Va. the Amounts were not given. Archer listed total assets of $361.811. including $144.911 in stock and bonds. $151.738 worth By George W. Crane Ph. D., M.D. Myra probably guessed at my diagnosis before I ever replied to her query. For she was an experienced music teacher. But I'd like to have coached this volunteer choir via the "sandwich method." The piano unbalanced the whole program! See below. CASE U-506: Myra G., age 32. is a music teacher in high school. "Dr. Crane," she asked, "How did you like the group of 12 teenagers who sang for us in church today?" This volunteer group donated their services. They came from a neighboring town 30 miles away. In addition to the 12 singers, there was a boy pianist who acted as their director. My appreciation for the group's volunteered efforts to help promote religion, made me smile and compliment them verbally. But I should like to have had time to use the "sandwich method" of criticism, in order to increase their effectiveness. For the pianist hammered the piano till he drowned out the voices of the 12 singers. And I use that word "hammered" advisedly, for he pounded the keys till the piano almost bounced up and down. Yet the purpose of instrumental music, when employed with a choir or chorus, is to serve as the "frame" around the "picture." This means that the pinao, organ or other instruments should NOT monopolize the attention of the audience to the extent of detracting from the human voices. Musicians, PLEASE remember that the human voice should ALWAYS receive top billing! This young group had obvious fervor and the pianist may not intentionally have tried to draw the spotlight upon himself, but any experienced director would have warned him to subdue the piano! An experienced orchestra leader doesn't even let the trombones or coronets overshadow the violin section. For "balance" is essential for perfect harmony. At this church service. 1 sat exactly 12 feet from the front row of girls in the choir group. And 15 feet from the piano. Yet I couldn't detect more than one word out of every four that were uttered by the singers! And I couldn't isolate a single singer's voice, even by trying to concentrate thereon. For that blaring piano drowned the choir. of real estate on which he has $111.061 in mortgages: a 104- acre farm in Washington County worth $33.440: $5.000 worth of cattle and land investments worth $59.748. Archer's stocks are in W.R. Archer Inc., worth $123.740: Transcontinental Gas. worth $1.190; AMRKP Corp.. worth $18.600 and 233 shares of the Manhattan Fund at $1,188. Rep. Karle Cabell. a Dallas Democrat, owns an unstated amount of stock in the Southland Corp. of Dallas and is a consultant for it. He also listed $500 honorarium from the Printing Industries of America. Roberts owns stock in First Federal Savings and Loan and the First State Hank, both of McKinney. He lists as his professional affiliation the real estate firm. Roberts Brothers of McKinney. and in 1971 got in excess of $5.000 from selling Roberts Brothers farmlands. He lists more than $10.000 in debts—which ho said were business loans—to Central National Bank. Collins lists slock in Alcan Alumirium Ll.. Montreal) Allis- Chalmcrs Corp.; ATO Inc.; Budd Co.; Burgess Industries; Chcmctron Corp.; Consolidated Industries; Keystone Consolidated Industries Inc.; Lemson and Sessions Co.; Marqucttc Cement Mfg. Co.; Masscy Ferguson Lts.; MSL Industries Inc.: Olin Corp.; Pcnn-Dixie C e m o n I : R a y b e s t o s Manhattan: SCM Corp.; Spraguc Electric; USM Corp.; U.S. Steel Corp.; Western Industries; Wolverine World Wide Industries; First Southern Inc.: Hcndrick Manufacturing Co.: Madison Fund Inc.; National Union Klcctric Corp.; Textiles Pepalfa S.A.; Industrial Mclalurgicias Unidas in Columbia: Avenl Inc.: Globe Union and Harnischfcgcr. The James and Dorothy Collins Trust holds stock in APC Industries Inc.; Fidelity Union Life Insuracc: Blyvooruilzicht Gold Co.; Free State Golf Mining: President Brand Gold Mining: West Rand Investment Co.; Western Deep Level Ltd.; Western Holding Co. Collins also is a partner in Vent-A-Hood Co. of Richardson, Tex.; Is a land business partner with Miles Woodall of Richardson and in Casa Grande Association in Casa Grande, Ariz. Collins owns real estate in the city of Irving, in Northwest Dallas County; in the city of Wilmer and in Collin County, all of Texas; and Hogansville. Ga.. and Paulding County, Georgia. Patman's fees for speeches were from the Mass Retailing Institute. Las Vegas; Independent Bankers of California; Illinois Bankers; D.C. Bankers Association Wicsenberger Financial Services Seminar: Credit Union Executive Society; Satorius and Co.; Defense Credit Union Counsel; National League of Insured Savings Associations of Montreal; Savings Banks Association of New York; Symposium Government Corporations; Banking Administration Institute convention; Arizona, chapter of Robert Morris Associates. Brooks js chairman of the board of the Neches National Bank and the First of Groves Corp. and is stockholder in Main Bank. Medical Center Hank. University Savings and Loan. Beaumont State Bank. Silsbee State Bank. Vidor State Bank, Guaranty National Bank. He reported over $5.000 income for services performed from the Twin City Credit Life Insurance; a capital gain from the Jefferson City Shopping Center and a honorarium from the American Institute of Architects consulting engineers council. Rep. W. R. Poage, a Waco Democrat, received $6.654 principal and interest from repayment of loans to the Smih- Poage farm partnership. Poage also reported honorariums of $250 from the National Limestone Institute Inc.: $2.750 from the Associated Milk Producers Inc., $500 from the U.S. Industrial Telephone Association and $500 from Donald LerchJr.andCo. Inc. Pickle reported stock in the Austin National Bank. He also listed details of ownership with W. Sherman Birdwell of Austin 148.000 worth of land, 92 acres near Austin. Pickle himself owns 19 acres adjacent to the 92 others and owns two lots near KingslandontheLBJjLakc. Rep. Graham Purcell, a Wichita Falls Democrat, listed honorariums from ttaf National Farmers Organization; the Australian Meat Board; Wheat and Wheat Food Foundation: Texas AAM University; Umpire Bank Agri-business conference, and the National Agricultural Aviation Associates. Rep. John Young. Corpus Christ! Democrat, reported a $1.000 honorarium from CCP of New Jersey. Rep. Omar Burleson. Anson Democrat, reported a stock certificate in the Citizens National Bank of Breckenridge. He also listed an honorarium from the Health Insurance Association of America. Rep. Bob Casey, Houston Democrat, owns stock in the Bayshore National Bank at LaPorte, the Spring Branch Bank of Houston, the Union Bank of Houston, the Missouri City State Bank of Missouri City, Ten. and the Hunk of North Texas at Hurst He also got an honorarium from the Roadside Business Association. Hep. Bob Price, a Pampa He- publican, listed over-$iO,000 debts to the Citizens Bank and Trust Co. Pampa; Amarillo National Bank; First National Bank. Amarillo; Panhandle Bank and Trust Co,. Borgcr. and the First National Rank. Wheeler. Tex. Listing nothing on their returns were: Heps. Olin Teague. College Station Democrat; John Dowdy, Athens Democrat; Jim Wright. Fort Worth Democrat: Richard White. Kl Paso Democrat; Eligio de la Garza, Mission Democrat; Abraham Kazen, Laredo Democrat: Clark Fisher. San Angelo Democrat: Henry B. Gonzalez. San Antonio Democrat, and George Mahon. Lubbock Democrat. COniNONAM MARINO r * K.D.MOmT.MUIMF. •MOM, TIXAS How to qualify for the Army's new $1500 special enlistment bonus. A four year hitch in Armor, Artillery or Infantry will do it. It's a special enlistment that demands a special man. A man the Army is now able to give more to get. $1500 more. If you've got what it takes, you may qualify for this bonus, paid when you successfully complete your training. The bonus is over and above the Army's new starting salary of $288 a month. Over and above the Army's many benefits. Like free meals, free housing, free medical and dental care, and 30 days paid vacation each year. This special enlistment in Armor, Artillery or Infantry offers other advantages, too. Like your choice of unit, or your choice of location in the States or abroad. And the choice is guaranteed. We'll put it in writing for you before you enlist. Find out if you're the special kind of man we'll pay a special bonus to get. Talk it over with your nearest Army Representative. Local quotas are limited, and this offer may be in effect for only a short time depending on Army IVulmrVl ISfjT i_ wants to Join you. manpower requirements. Area Recruiter, SFC Kenneth W. Baker 1 1 5 N. Cuyler 665-2022

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