Lubbock Avalanche-Journal from Lubbock, Texas on April 3, 1975 · Page 35
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Lubbock Avalanche-Journal from Lubbock, Texas · Page 35

Lubbock, Texas
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Thursday, April 3, 1975
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8-A—LUBBOCK AVALANCHE-JOURNAL—Thursday Evening, April 3, I97S High-Flying Planes Said Cause Oi Skin Cancer WASHINGTON (UPI) — A] National Academy of Sciences, research group says higher' rates of skin cancer will result unless high-flying aircraft stop polluting the stratosphere so much. The National Research Council, in a report released this week, said, "If additional aircraft arc put into service in ! the stratosphere, one must be prepared for an increase in skin cancer," the report said. The reason is that airplane exhaust includes gases such as nitrogen oxide that break down the ozone layer, letting in more | ultraviolet rays, which in turn jean cause skin cancer, the was chairman of the council's 'limatic Impact Committee, vhich prepared the report. report said. | i "It is not in the public 1 interest to encourage more j stratosphere flights without i drastic reductions of nitrogen i oxide emissions," said Henry I G. Booker of the University of San Diego. Booker TOP TEENS—Recently named Teens oi the Month at their schools were, from left to right. Wesley Foster of Dunbar High School, son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Porter Foster of 101 E. 75th St.; Ruby Dial of Dunbar High School, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Dial of 1S07 E. 27th St.; Tommy Williams of Estacado High School, son of Oscar Williams ct 1SQ5 E. 2nd St.; and Teresa Fulsom of Estacado High School, daughter of Jlr. and Mrs. Clarence Fulsom of 2616 E. Bates St. (Staff Photo} :'* !~*& Texas Businesses Suffer Recession Hot Check Deluge A lull line of 8-Trodt, Cassette, Quad-8 and Open Reel. You may listen before you buy) U.V. BLAKE RECORD CENTtt 2401 34th »i 79S-*4O« Frederick D. Rossini of Rice University, a member of the committee, told reporters that fuels for aircraft can be cleaned of sulphur, reducing one harmful emission with existing technology at an additional cost of a penny per gallon. Undenuood's W« want lo introduce our customers to th« b«st barbtcu* b««f in town and To Our taw Bar-O-Q Sauiag*. Wt Now Mak* Th«m Ourttlvti! Thai's Why We'll Give you ... 2LINKSBAR-B-Q SAUSAGE FREE WITH EACH LB. BAR-B-Q BEEF JCPenney Ry .TIM BRIGANCE ;from old cusotmers they recog-' DALLAS (AP) —Increasing nizc on sight." j numbers of Texans are coping; Rommell said his office proc-i with the recession by getting a jessed in conjunction with jus-1 form of free loan. i ti ce 01 - jj,e peace courts more' "Free loans" are available|than $2 million in hot check! almost everywhere: the neigh-; complaints last year. ; •borhood grocery, the gas sta-j "it's rising," he added. I tion, the pharmacy, the dcpart-j ment store. All you have to do is write a hot check. Then the race is on to beat the merchant to your hank. \Vade said it is nearly impos-j sible to determine how many! hot checks are written and then made good without a complaint I reaching his office. I "The only ones we know! ., • , . , , .,, , ,,, ,, i about are the ones where the! this kind of illegal loan 1 canj merchant hasn>t been b , | ^^^^f«~^^ 7^ein g Damped with-j^ X^M'iS them, says Dallas County th bad h ^ „ w d s £ d Dist. Henry \Vade, pointing to . ! figures showing hot check corn-! The b 'RS cst increases m hot! plaints more than doubled from! checks are m the misdemeanor • January 1974 to January this i category, under S200. ; year. j Bond and Rommell say there Save $ 30 Rey. 129.99. Sale 99.99. JCPenney 21" 3'-:> HP 1--8CC easy start mov/er. Cast aluminum deck, oasy height of cut adjustment, adjustable handle. 8" rear and 6" front wheels. V_=?0213 • Save $ 55 Reg. 184.99. Sale 129.99. JCPenney 21" deluxe power propelled mower with 4 HP 171cceasy start engine. No-adjust carbureter. Easy height of cut adjustment. »D326 Save 5 35 Reg. 134.99. Sale 99.99. JCPenney 22" 3". HP 148cc power propelled rotary mower. Easy start engine, easy height-of-cut adjustment, and a sturdy steel deck. Try To Slop Losses is a significant increase in new 1 ' Bob Bond, vice president of j hot check writers in the Hous- ; Houston's Merchant's Informa-'ton area, most of them persons! tion Exchange, Inc.. said hot; caught in financial jams, out! checks in the Bayou City!of work, or both, who are short' iiumped more than 50 per cent I of cash and hope to make their from January last year to! had checks good before the! January this year. i checks reach the bank. j Bond said Houston area mer-' Won't Face Keality : chants are scrambling to stop! "Many people are just living 5 their losses. Complaints on hot; from one payday to the next.; Save $ 30to $ 350onour tough Trigger-Quick 75's. checks totaling more than S2 million were filed in Houston They don't want to face reality:; That being that it's harder to : last year. I maintain the same standard of, "Most businessmen are rc-l" v ' n S these days on the same quiring their employes to use ! amount of income." Bond said. , the same guidelines in cashing 1 Wade said, "It's a disease i checks from old, well-known i with some people. They want; customers as from strangers, i things whether they can afford; That means checking driver's! them or not so they float a hoti licenses, credit cards and other] check. Then they write another! information," he said. [one to cover the first one. It's a I Wade said one Dallas area I ball of wax that just keeps get- : grocer reported bad checks! ting bigger until they're in up cost him $65,000 last year. He to their necks." .said many are.a merchants are Wade says his office is "per- Eetting tougher on check privi-jhaps too lenient'' on first of- Icges such as maintaining lists i fenders. "The merchant usually of hot check artists, telephone computer verification of check writers and requiring more identification. Familiar Customers "A man who owns two subur- gives them 10 days to make good, then we give them 10 days to come in and make the check good." Wade said his office allows bad check writers to make res- ban dress shops told me that! tkution in some cases. "In oth- thc same women he has beenlers, we get a fine or probation, accepting checks from for 15; Then there are some that we years now are starting to dump won't make restitution. We want hot checks on him. They won't! thorn in prison." return his calls," Wade said.j In many cases, bad check "He's getting tougher on check|writers cannot be prosecuted, writers now." These involve post-dated Bexar County Dist. Ally. Ted; checks, checks held by the pay- Butler's office at San Antonio; ee more than 30 days, checks noted a "sizable" increase jn. received in the mail or left in a 1971 in hot checks. ! receptacle, chrcks over a year "Quite a few" arc new hot oid. cases where the check check writers, a spokesman for: writer is not known, and other- Butler said. j situations. "That's what we're finding.". If the writer is prosecuted he said Ross Rommell, head of theican face these penalties: ho: ; Harris County (Houston) hot! checks under S5 can bring a check division of the district at-; S200 fine; hot checks of S5 to torney'.s office. ''More people: S19.99 carry a SI.000 fine and-or arc trying to race the merchant;ISO days in jail: hot checks of to the bank to cover their hoti s2 0 to $199.99 can bring a 52,000 checks. A lot of them aren't; fine and a year in jail, making it." ! Bnd checks of $200 or more "We've always had the pro-!enter thc felony category with fessional to deal with," saidip cnalti cs ranging up to 20 years Bond. "But now, with the econ- in prison and a $10,000 fine. omy what it is, there are more' people trying to get Tree loan.s by writing a hot check thcyj Pretzels have been in cxist- Jiope to cover before it reaches ance ever since A.D. 610 when their bank. It's gotten so bad an imaginative monk in a mon- that most merchants arc nowjastery high in the Alps im'cnt- requiring full identification|ed the first twisted snack. Save $ 3 50 Reg. 1799.99. Sale 1449.99 JCPenney 16 HP hydrostatic tractor. Hydraulic PTO-front, end. rear. Adjustable wheel width on rear axle. Complete \vith 3-point hitch for use wish k ciround engaging attachments. #1851 Garden hose 4 49 to 14" We have the hose for every yard need. 50' and 75' lengths in Super Flexible reinforced tire cord, nylon reinforced, even a sprinkler soaker. Save $ 60 Reg. 269.99. Sole 709.99 JCPenney 5 HP tiller. Throllle and clutch centrals mounted on handle. Forward — neulral — "Deodmon's" reverse gear a'rive. Adjustable depth bar. =3030 Save 20 to $ 30 on these storage buildings COT Mini 8-TRACK 95 «d INSTALLTION SPUXfRS •ml IN5TAIUTION EDWARDS ELECTRONICS 19th & Ave. M 762-0135= Save $ 20 Reg. 119.99. Salt 99.99 JCPenney high- wall gambrel. Crossbuck doorslyling. tan with brown trim. 10'x7' reg. 134.99. Sale 104.99 10x10' reg. 169.99. Sole 139.99 10x12' reg. 199.99. Sale 169.99 Save *30 Reg. 249.99. So(« 2)9.99 JCPenney deluxe barn. Galvanized steel for rust resistance. Doors glide on nylon rollers 10'xlO' Not exoclly os illustrated Sale limited to in stock items only. Sale prices effective through Saturday April 5 ... Charge it. South Plains Mall . . . Shop 10 am til 9 pm Monday through Saturday 4-3

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