TEXAS: Teacher's Nightmare

If Wichita Falls (Texas) High School stands for another hundred years it will probably never experience anything quite as sensational as the arrival last month of a new boy named Alexander Garza. Garza hit school the way the twister hit grandpa's barn. His appearance alone was enough to turn heads: he was a slim, tough-looking youth who sported a mustache, long sideburns and a goatee, wore blue jeans, a maroon jacket and a snap brim hat, and simultaneously smoked a cigar and chewed bubble gum.

From the moment Alexander parked his Ford (a car he soon traded for a flashy...

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