The North Texas Daily (Denton, Tex.), Vol. 63, No. 13, Ed. 1 Tuesday, September 25, 1979 Page: 5 of 8
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Tuesday, September 25,1979
THE NORTH TEXAS DAILY-PAGE 5
Sales of mopeds decrease
While the use of mopeds will un-
doubtedly save gasoline, reports in
Denton and Dallas show a decrease in
sales of the motor driven bicycles.
Clark Willey of Dallas Suzuki said,
*‘We carried a moped put out by Suzuki;
but it just didn't sell, so we had to dis-
Overall sales were up about 15 per-
cent, which, Willey said, is not con-
sidered a vast increase.
However, the company reported a
marked increase in sales of motorcycle
parts and service, primarily to owners of
older models who had stored their
Employees of Carter’s Yamaha in
Dallas reported an increase of approx-
imately 20 percent in sales. They at-
tributed the increase not to the gas shor-
tage. but to a renewed interest in motor-
In Denton, bicycle sales are up, but
not necessarily due to the gas crunch.
Eugene Rogers of Roger’s Bicycle
Shop in Denton said, "People who
By The Associated Press
The 1980 presidential campaign
organizations have already been formed
and registered with federal authorities.
Petitions have been drawn up. Political
buttons are being distributed. Fund-
raising plans are under way.
Only the candidate—Sen Edward
That is exactly what a rapidly growing
group of renegade Texas Democrats
hopes to change with the grass roots
Draft Kennedy organizations sprouting
Fueled by President Carter's pop-
ularity problems and the mystique of the
Kennedy name, registered Kennedy
organizations have already appeared in
Dallas, San Antonio and El Paso.
Similar organizations are forming
in Austin and Houston—where power-
ful Democratic National Commit-
teewoman Billie Carr, acknowledged
leader of liberal Texas Democrats, last
week threw her support to the draft
Democratic National Commit-
teewoman Pat Pangburn of South Lake,
one of the earliest Carter supporters in
Texas, has also joined the Kennedy
forces, as have state leaders of the
At least six of the 62 State Democratic
Committee members and several former
members are actively spearheading the
draft movement in Texas.
Texas is one of at least 19 states with
an organized Draft Kennedy organiza-
tion. While he has given more indica-
tions recently that he might be a can-
didate, Kennedy officially remains out
of the race.
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purchase bikes now are different from
those who bought bikes five years ago. It
is no longer considered a toy.
"As time goes on, bike riding will
become more and more popular, but not
necessarily because of a gas shortage.
Bicycle riding has been popular in
Denton because one can travel most
anywhere in town within 25 to 30
The Texas Medical Association
predicts 900,000 people will ride mopeds
Documentary movie “Anderson
Platoon.” filmmaker Pierre
Schoendorffer followed I t Joseph
B Anderson and his platoon through
Vietnam and got an Academy
Award. University I mon. free
I acuity recital "Beethoven C yclc. '
lanist Joseph Banowet/. cellist
l)r James I erch. debut
Music Recital Hall
Blit/ tournament. 5 minute
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Union. 4th floor
German Club meeting. University
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KNTU began broadcasts of its
1979 fall schedule of public affairs
programming with coverage of City
"They are allowed to meet every
other week, but they usually end up
meeting three of four Tuesdays in a
month," Kim Medera, director of
public affairs at KNTU, said.
Ms. Medera said she hoped to be
able to do more puniic affairs
programming but that it depended on
"I have a really good staff, but
they're mostly freshmen or they're
new to radio. It will depend on
whether they can create new shows.
They are all bright and not all of
them are in radio, TV, film. There are
some in journalism, or in political
science. And it was all on a strictly
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Cook. Allan. The North Texas Daily (Denton, Tex.), Vol. 63, No. 13, Ed. 1 Tuesday, September 25, 1979, newspaper, September 25, 1979; Denton, TX. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth1003823/m1/5/: accessed April 7, 2020), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.