October 1994 Issue

Anna Nicole Smith as Colette Dubois/Vickie Linn in To the Limit.
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How to Marry A Millionaire

Anna Nicole Smith got her man: the full story on the big gal’s marriage to octogenarian oilman J. Howard Marshall.


Around the State


State Fare: Stuffed Quail With Blackberry Essence

October in Texas doesn’t always mean cool weather, but it does mean the beginning of quail season. At Anthony’s in Houston, chef Bruce McMillian stuffs the small succulent birds with seasoned wild rice and couscous, roasts them to a turn, and finishes them with a garnet-hued blackberry sauce. Hunters may

Shape Up

Edward Blum ran for Congress in 1992, lost, and then decided to change America. He has succeeded. He was one of six plaintiffs in a Texas case that, along with similar cases in North Carolina and Louisiana, will help reverse the racial separation and antagonism that infects our public life.


Trial and Error

Fred Zain was once a star witness for the prosecution, but his testimony may have sent innocent men to jail.


Driven to It

The law says customers can file their own car papers and save fifty bucks. In practice, forget it.



All Fired Up

A ban against hunting dogs is turning some East Texas hunters into backwoods pyros.


Holy Tomato

Entrepreneurs in Donna are saving the good name of the real Texas tomatoes that come in a can.


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