UNITED STATES

                       SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

                            Washington, D.C.   20549

                                  SCHEDULE 13G


                   Under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

                               (Amendment No.   )


                         Capitol Southwest Corporation
                                (Name of Issuer)


                          Common Stock $1.00 Par Value
                         (Title of Class of Securities)


                                   140501107
                                 (CUSIP Number)



Check the following box if a fee is being paid with this statement [X].  (A
fee is not required only if the filing person: (1) has a previous statement
on file reporting beneficial ownership of more than five percent of the class
of securities described in Item 1; and (2) has filed no amendment subsequent
thereto reporting beneficial ownership of five percent or less of such
class.) (See Rule 13d-7).

*The remainder of this cover page shall be filled out for a reporting
person's initial filing on this form with respect to the subject class of
securities, and for any subsequent amendment containing information which
would alter the disclosures provided in a prior cover page.

The information required in the remainder of this cover page shall not be
deemed to be "filed" for the purpose of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange
Act of 1934 ("Act") or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section
of the Act but shall be subject to all other provisions of the Act (however,
see the Notes).









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CUSIP No. 140501107            13G                         Page 2 of 7 Pages

1.  NAME OF REPORTING PERSON
    S.S. OR I.R.S. IDENTIFICATION NO. OF ABOVE PERSON

    Harris Associates L.P.   36-3484078

2.  CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP*
                                                        (a) [ ]
    Not Applicable                                      (b) [ ]

3.  SEC USE ONLY




4.  CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION

    Delaware

_______________ 
               |
  NUMBER OF    |    5.  SOLE VOTING POWER
               |
    SHARES     |        None
               |
 BENEFICIALLY  |    6.  SHARED VOTING POWER
               |
   OWNED BY    |        None
               |
     EACH      |    7.  SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER
               |
   REPORTING   |        97,716
               |
    PERSON     |    8.  SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER
               |
     WITH      |        88,100
_______________|


9.  AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON

    185,816

10. CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES*

    Not Applicable

11. PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW 9

    5.00%

12. TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON*

    IA


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CUSIP No. 140501107                     13G              Page 3 of 7 Pages

1.  NAME OF REPORTING PERSON
    S.S. OR I.R.S. IDENTIFICATION NO. OF ABOVE PERSON

    Harris Associates Inc.   36-2951006

2.  CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP*
                                                        (a) [ ]
    Not Applicable                                      (b) [ ]

3.  SEC USE ONLY




4.  CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION

    Delaware

_______________ 
               |
  NUMBER OF    |    5.  SOLE VOTING POWER
               |
    SHARES     |        None
               |
 BENEFICIALLY  |    6.  SHARED VOTING POWER
               |
   OWNED BY    |        None
               |
     EACH      |    7.  SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER
               |
   REPORTING   |        97,716
               |
    PERSON     |    8.  SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER
               |
     WITH      |        88,100
_______________|


9.  AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON

    185,816

10. CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES*

    Not Applicable

11. PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW 9

    5.00%

12. TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON*

    CO


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Item 1(a)      Name of Issuer:

                    Capitol Southwest Corporation

Item 1(b)      Address of Issuer's Principal Executive Offices:

                    12900 Preston Road, Stuite 700
                    Dallas, Texas  75230

Item 2(a)      Name of Person Filing:

                    Harris Associates L.P. ("Harris")
                    Harris Associates, Inc.
                     (the "General Partner")

Item 2(b)      Address of Principal Business Office:

                    Both Harris and the General Partner maintain
                    their principal offices at:

                    2 North LaSalle Street, Suite 500
                    Chicago, Illinois  60602

Item 2(c)      Citizenship:

                    Harris is a Delaware limited partnership.

                    The General Partner is a Delaware corporation.

Item 2(d)      Title of Class of Securities:

                    Common Stock, $1.00 Par Value 
                    (the "Shares")

Item 2(e)      CUSIP Number:

                    140501107

Item 3         Type of Person:

                    (e)  Harris is an Investment Adviser registered under
                         Section 203 of the Investment Advisers Act of     
                    1940.

                         The General Partner is the sole general
                         partner of Harris.

Item 4         Ownership (at December 31, 1993):

                    (a)  By reason of advisory and other relationships with
                         the persons who own the Shares, Harris may be
                         deemed to be the beneficial owner of the following
                         Shares:

                         185,816 shares


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                    (b)  Percent of class:
                         (based on 3,715,051 shares outstanding)

                         5.00%

                    (c)  Number of shares as to which such person has:

                        (i)      sole power to vote or to direct the vote: 
                                 none

                        (ii)     shared power to vote or to direct the
                                 vote:  none

                        (iii)    sole power to dispose or to direct the
                                 disposition of:  97,716

                        (iv)     shared power to dispose or to direct the
                                 disposition of:  88,100

                   Harris generally does not vote any of the foregoing
                   Shares, except in cases where it serves as the general
                   partner of certain limited partnerships that may own the
                   Shares.  However, Harris has been granted the power to
                   do so in circumstances it determines to be appropriate
                   in connection with assisting its clients to whom it
                   renders financial advice in the ordinary course of its
                   business, by either providing information or advice to
                   the persons having such power, or by exercising the
                   power to vote when it determines such action appropriate
                   in connection with matters which are submitted to a
                   security holder's vote.

Item 5        Ownership of Five Percent or Less of a Class:

                   Not Applicable






















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Item 6        Ownership of More than Five Percent on Behalf of Another
              Person:
                         
                   With regard to the Shares reported herein which were
                   acquired by Harris as agent for its investment advisory
                   clients over whose accounts Harris may hold 
                   discretionary authority, the beneficial owners or legal
                   owners (such as trustees or general partners in
                   partnerships) of such accounts have the right to receive
                   or the power to direct the receipt of dividends from,
                   the sale of the Shares.  None of these beneficial or
                   legal owners holds such rights or powers relating to 
                   more than five percent (5%) of the outstanding Shares.   
  
Item 7        Identification and Classification of the Subsidiary Which
              Acquired the Security Being Reported on by the Parent Holding
              Company:

                   Not applicable

Item 8        Identification and Classification of Members of the Group:

                   Not applicable

Item 9        Notice of Dissolution of Group:

                   Not applicable

                                         
Item 10       Certification:

                   By signing below I certify that, to the best of my
                   knowledge and belief, the securities referred to above
                   were acquired in the ordinary course of business and
                   were not acquired for the purpose of and do not have the
                   effect of changing or influencing the control of the
                   issuer of such securities and were not acquired in
                   connection with or as a participant in any transaction 
                   having such purpose or effect.


















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Signature

    After reasonable inquiry and to the best of my knowledge and belief, I
certify that the information set forth in this statement is true, complete,
and correct.


Dated:   February 14, 1994


                                  Harris Associates, Inc., for itself and,
                                  as general partner for Harris Associates
                                  L.P.


                                  By:  Joseph E. Braucher


                                     Joseph E. Braucher 
                                     Secretary, Treasurer
                                     and Director




































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