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South Texas Community News, Vol. 2, No. 8, April 20, 1978 - File 024. 1978-04-20. University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. April 2, 2020. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/gcam/item/2423/show/2421.

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Title South Texas Community News, Vol. 2, No. 8, April 20, 1978
Date April 20, 1978
Language English
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  • LGBTQ community
  • LGBTQ people
Place
  • San Antonio, Texas
Genre
  • newspapers
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  • Text
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  • University of Houston Libraries Special Collections
  • LGBT Research Collection
  • Gulf Coast Archive and Museum (GCAM) Digital Archive
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Note This item was digitized from materials loaned by the Gulf Coast Archive and Museum (GCAM).
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Transcript Community News ffWrWF^K Hank Williams home of the Rough Riders BUDDY'S back 533-5049 open 3 P.M. outdated? DETROIT (UPI) — The head of a group ol union officials says the 40-hour workweek is out of date and that shortening the workweek to create jobs would not feed inflation. The group, the All Unions Committee to Shorten the Work Week, today hosted a meeting in suburban Dearborn so officials from 15 unions across the nation could map strategy for the drive. The goal of the drive, which began when the committee was formed last fall in Detroit, is to cut unemployment, said Frank Runnels, committee chairman and president of UAW Local 22. Contract signed LOS ANGELES (AP)—Ron Howard of '"Happy Days" has signed a contract to develop projects exclusively for NBC. with his first a movie called "Cotton Candy." movie in works NASHVILLE, Tenn, (UPI) _ Warner Bros.Ine. is planning a movie based on tbe life of famed country music singer Hank Williams St., Williams' son says. The elder Williams, once called the "hillbilly Shakespeare" of country music, was tbe author of many classic country tunes including "Lovesick Blues," "Jambalaya" and "Your Cheatin' Heart." He died of heart failure at tbe age of 29 in the back seat of a white Cadillnc convertible Jan. 1, 1953. Heavy drinking combined with drugs apparently injected for back pain were reported to be a contributing factor in his death. Because of his drinking, Williams had been banned from the stage of the Grand Ole Opry, where tbe crowd gave Hunk Williams Sr. bim seven standing ovations the first night he performed. Tbe skinny, simple songwriter was overwhelmed by bis astounding success and the money that came with it. "(He was) the kind ot hick that comes from so far back in the country that you're like a damn whipped dog people kick around in this business," said William's friend, Vic McAlpin, a Nashville songwriter. Hank Williams Jr., also a singer, said the movie will be nothing like "Your Cheatin' Heart," a 1964 film starring George Hamilton and Susan Oliver. "This one will make that other thing look like a cartoon," Williams said. He said he believes the movie will go into production this summer and said the script was being written by Paul Shrader, author of the screenplay for "Taxi Driver." Ex-First Lady In Drug Center Ford hikes price on 3 autos DETROIT (AP) — Ford Motor Co. announced Monday a 1.9 percent price boost on the Ford Pinto and Mustang II and Mercury Bobcat cars. The price increase, averaging $94 per model, is the second on Ford's small cars in three months and follows tbe lead of Japanese and German automakers. Tbe new prices take effect immediately. The action puts the sticker price of the bottom-line Pinto Pony above $3,000 for the first time— at $3,049. Ford said the Pony remains the cheapest car in the country. 'MEDICATION PROBLEM' BATTLED •Betty Ford Enters Drug Center LONG BEACH. Caiif. <AP) — Former first lady Betty Ford was admitted to the alcohol and drug rehabilitation center of Long Beach Naval Hospital Monday for treatment of what officials described as a '■problem with medication." Mrs. Ford, who has suffered for several years from arthritis, said in a prepared statement, "It's an in sidious thing and I mean to rid myselt of its damaging effects." "She has developed a dependence she is trying to overcome," said Dr. James Zimble, acting commanding of- ISixon signs autographs Richard Nixon, on his first visit to . _New York since his re-election campaign of 1972, signed autographs and chatted amiably with reporters as he left his hotel Sunday. He told tbe reporters they . should get double-time pay for working , on Sundays. He also said the New York Mets are tbe No. 1 baseball team in his book* The former president, wife Pat, - daughter Tricia, and son-in-law, Edward Cex, left in a motorcade escorted by Secret Service agents. Reporters followed ,. the entourage to East River Drive but i were blocked by the last auto in the 5 motorcade. Economy 'hemorrhage* seen "^WASHINGTON (UPI) — The nation /faces an economic "hemorrhage" in 1980 — a stiff recession and a 10 percent or more inflation rate — unless President Carter reduces federal spending, former White House economic adviser Alan Greenspan said Sunday. Carter is expected to announce an anti-inflation plan in a speech Tuesday to the American Society of Newspaper Editors. Aides have said 'ig strategy does not include new pro- lams -but stresses voluntary restraint. pit unless his program successfully rbs federal spending, "We may well s a real recession in 1980 and 1981," kd Greenspan, chief economic adviser Turner President Gerald Ford. Kirby posts bond After six weeks in jail in Las Vegas on a drug dealing conviction, comedian George Kirby posted $50,000 bond and was released pending appeal. Kirby, 52, had been behind bars since he was sentenced Feb. 28 to 10 years in prison safter be was convicted of selling $26,000 worth of high-grade heroin to an undercover agent. Kirby surrendered his passport and agreed to report to the U.S. Marshal's office once a week. U.S. District Judge Roger Foley reduced the bail from $100,000 earlier this month after Kirby's attorney, Robert Reid, died of a heart attack following the trial. ficer of tbe hospital. He denied that Mrs. Ford, 60, was in any way addicted to drugs. Zimble refused to say what medication was involved or how long Mrs. Ford would be hospitalized. '"It's very premature - to discuss anything but her statement," said Zimble, adding that her "condition is fine." Out of, sight Star selected LOS ANGELES (AP)—Kristy McNichoI will star in NBC's "The Summer of My Gorman Soldier," in which she plays an American Jewish girl who hides an escaped German prisoner of war. Fare Hike OK'd WASHINGTON (AP) — The Civil Aeronautics Board authorized U.S. domestic scheduled airlines Thursday to increase their basic fares 3 percent effective May 1. Pilot shoots crazed horse SYDNEY, Australia (AP) — An airline pilot shot a crazed race horse which seriously injured itself while being flown from New Zealand to Australia. Ansett Airlines said Princess Amura, a 4-year- old filly, was one of 15 horses aboard the plane. Billy Carter in hospital PLAINS. Ga. (AP) — Billy Carter was admitted lo Americus-Sumter County Hospital on Monday. Ihe hospital administrator said, but his doctor refused to say what .vith him. Jim Griffith confirmed that Carter, the. president's brother, was admitted to the hospital Sunday night Dr. Paul Broun refused to comment on Carter's condition, saying' a statement would be released Tuesday. There are some people who just hate to say "no" to any question, and they will give any sort of far-fetched answer to avoid the word. It may have been one of these who called a local eye doctor's office the other day to make an appointment for his wife. "Has Dr. X ever seen your wife before?" the doctor's nurse inquired. "Uh—weft, only at a distance," the man told her. Medicaid Pays Sex Changes TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Medicaid program has paid for sex change operations of two men who met requirements that are "fair, equitable and that protect the public dollar," says tbe director of the program. Dr. J.C. Breme, medical director, said, the cost of-the two operations was S7.000. Places To go FIESTA DUNfNER PLAYHOUSE Dinner & a Broadway Shawl RESERVATIONS: 494-77*93
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