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CORPUS CHRISTI CALLER Mon Jan 26 1970 Balmy Day 3 Persons Die BARNES IS CRITICAL OF HEALTH PROGRESS Big Treat In Auto Wrecks For Texans Drowning Victim Found Near T-Head SAN ANTONIO (ff Lt Gov Ben Barnes said Sunday that Texas has not lived up to its promise in meeting the daily health needs of its citizens "There is probably no other state that has more outstanding medical facilities than Barnes told the Hospital Governing Board Seminar unfortunately we have not done such an outstanding job of solving the day to day health problems of our people "We have thousands of children who have never seen a dentist We have adults who have never been examined by a physician and mothers who receive no prenatal care Our infant mortality rate is far higher than the rate in most of Western Barnes said Texas has severe shortages of doctors dentists and paramedical personnel although the 61st Legislature greatly improved this outlook by creating new medical dental and nursing schools "Most of the work remains to be done and most of the progress is yet to be Barnes said ter In Corpus Christi for treatment of head injuries Perez and another passenger Miss Iris Yolanda Leal 20 of Raymondvme were taken to a McAllen hospital Perez reportedly suffered a broken arm and leg and Miss Leal suffered a fractured neck and leg Humberto BuenteUo 24 of Rosenberg a passenger In a second car driven by his wife was admitted to Brooks County Hospital in Falfurrias for treatment of a broken nose and shoulder injuries His wife Dominga 21 was treated at Brooks and Three persons were killed and 11 persons Injured over the weekend In area traffic accidents and a Corpus Christi man drowned Dead aa a result of drowning is Ruben Hernandez 44 of 2514 Niagara His body was found about 9 am yesterday off the north end of the Peoples Street T-Head in Corpus Chnsti Bay Police said Hernandez had been missing since about 1 pm Saturday IWe was no evidence of foul play police reported A Texas AM University coed from McAllen was killed and five other persons injured in a two-car head on collision about 1 ON OUTLOOK By The AsMriated Tress a wuiring tempera ture caused Texan to dream of an early spring hut a long-range forecast reminded the wdTm weather rejoicers that winter still held sway maximum tempera tunes soared into the 80s in Southwest Texas and the Lower Rio Grande Valley and were at springtime levels everyw here in the state A five-day forecast Indicated continued mild temperatures averaging up to 9 degrees above normjfl in Southwest Texas and near normal over most of the rest of the state The only rain expected was locally light showers in north eastern and north central sections near the end and in Southeast Texas about Thursday A weak Pacific front moved eastward Idle in the day along a line near Texarkana Brown-wood and Alpine Dry cool air with the front brought clearing skies to western sections and most of North Texas Humid Gulf air spread considerable cloudiness over the Coastal Plains and in East Texas during the late afternoon Cooling effects of the front were slight Slightly cooler weather was due Monday with temperatures expected to soar again Tuesday I Economist To Speak Tomorrow Tried to Turn Sm Sunday on US Highway 1 at Radial about 25 miles Falfurrias in Brooks south of County 1 Dead at Scene Highway patrolmen reported the Peres car was going south on US 281 and attempting to make a left turn when the can collided Funeral services for Miss Ayala will be announced by Cebal-las Funeral Home in McAllen -Alfred Pratka 51 a life insurance manager from Houston was killed when the pickup he was driving overturned on ray 72 i Texas highway i shortly after 1 Dead at the scene was Miss Alma Lydia Ayala 25 She was a passenger in a car driven by Lydro Tory Perez 18 of Pharr A passenger Hiss Adelaida Salinas 21 of Sullivan City was tl taken to Memorial Medical Cen- OF CENTER A formal dedication and an open house for the CVnler 105 Baldwin were held yesterday Shown here exam' pm Sunday about 8 miles west of the new faeility are (left to right) Richard Alaniz 17 of IIivlla Hooper 15 of 4726 Dody and the Most Rev Thom-hisfcip of the Corpus Christ i Diocese V- i-i Roger A Brown assistant director of economics research and planning for the Republic Steel Corp will speak to the Gulf Coast Purchasing Management Association at 6:30 pm tomorrow at the Pharoah Country Club Brown of Cleveland Ohio will discuss the "General Business Outlook for He is a 1953 graduate of Michigan State University and was with the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleve-and aa an economic analyst be-ore Joining Republic Steel in 1956 He is a member of the National Association of Business Economists the American Economic Association and a past president of the Cleveland Business Economists Gub Valley Youths Arrested Here Drugs Found DEATHS AND FUNERALS of Cuero A passenger Carl Chaddick 71 of Houston was reported in good condition in Cuero hospital with bruises and abrasions Investigating patrolmen said a jeqp the pickup was towing began swaying and when Pratka SI the brakes the left the road and over-Pratka was crushed inside the vehicle patrolmen said Slierwin Braudaway Julio Garcia George William Brand Isilrrmcycr la ill mj ROGER A BROWN to speak hero The association has 74 members representing government business and industry in Corpus Christi and the area from Kingsville to Port Lavaca meeting also will be Bosses Night and members will have their bosses as guests at the dinner meeting ORANGE GROVE George Willisftn Brand 61 died at 7:15 am Saturday in an Alice hospital after a short illness He was born in Yorktown and had lived In Orange Grove since Odem Man Dies KENEDY (Sp) Funeral services were held Sunday for Sherwin Glenn Braudaway 19 in Eckols Funeral Home Chapel in Kenedy with burial in Choate Cemetery in Choate Braudaway died in a Karnes City hospital at 12:15 pm Thursday following a long illness A native of Gainesville he had lived most of his life in Kenedy He was a member of the Baptist Church in Choate Services Set For -Victim Of Explosion ROCKPORT Julio Garcia 73 died at 2:30 pm Saturday in a Taft hospital after a long illness He was a retired pipefitter lie had lived in this area about 10 months moving here from New Mexico The Rosary will be celebrated at 8 pm Monday in the Marshall Funeral Chapel Funeral Mass mill be celebrated at 10 am Tuesday in the Sacred Heart Catholic Church Burial will be in Rockport Cemetery Survivors include a daughter Demetria Garcia of Rockport six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren Two McAllen youths were arrested and about 20 pounds of bulk a 1 a a confiscated about 7:15 pm yesterday on South Padre Island Drive near Staples Capt Freeman head of the police narcotics squad said police learned that the marijuana had been hidden in a luilding under construction off Padre Island Drive He and Sgts Wayne Brough-on A1 Schonvogel and Bell waited until two youths drove up in a late model car and began loading the marijuana into the car Freeman said a plastic bag containing about five pounds of marijuana was in a suitcase inside the car the youths had taken three similar bags from the mikling He said the police also bund a small quantity of hashish The two one 15 and the other were being held In city jail last night IXfiLESIDU Henry Leo Un-trj 7s ilir! it his home here abruf pm Saturday Bfler sn'fcriiM a ii'-'-'nl attack lie was a retired farmer and lived in this area since 1948 He was horn in Falls County Funeral Mass will tie celebrated in the Chatliolic Church in nl 2 pm Monday Burial will he in Prairie View Cornell ry Aransas Pass under tiie direction of Marshall Funeral Heine Surviving are his wife Ida: six sons Ernest Leonard and Edgar Untermeyer all of Ingle-side Hoi) Cnternieyer nf Hous-tin Gilbert Uhtcrmcycr of Fla and Alvin Cneriiieyer of Fort Walton Peach Ma: a daughter Miss Cdadys Cnlermoycr of Ingle-jede:" two sislcrs Mrs Ida Pc ach of San Diego Calif and rI's I'llif rhinehearl nf San Aninio IS grandchildren and greai-grandehild 1911 He was a farmer and Navy veteran of World War IL He was a member of the Lutheran United Church of Christ Services were held Sunday in the Luther United Church of Christ Burial was in Orange Grove Cemetery under the direction of Dobie Funeral Home Survivors include a daughter Mrs Ronald Perry of Corpus Christ! Other survivors include his wife Norma a sister Mrs Rudolph Klaevemann his mother Mrs Frieda Brand both of Orange Grove and two Mrs Howard Hope An Odem man was killed and five others injured about 9 pm Saturday in a two-car collision at the intersection of Farm-Mao ket roads 631 and 2046 about five miles south of Sinton Cesario Garza 38 a section foreman with Missouri Pacific Railroad was dead at the scene Andres Mata 21 of McKinney who was with Garza was treated for injuries in a Sinton hospital Carlos Estrada 28 his wife Adela 26 and their two children Juanita 2 and Alex I months all of Brownsville were treated at a Taft hospital for injuries They were all in the second car Funeral services for Donald Ray Brightman 24 of Clark-wood will be at 2 pm tomorrow in the Piper Funeral Chapel Kingsville Burial will be in Chamberlain Cemetery in Kingsville Brightman died Friday night a local in ital from burns Motorcylist Killed WACO Wl A motorcyclist was killed Sunday when Us two-wheeler skidded 150 feet out of control and crashed into an automobile whose driver had pulled to the roadside in an effort to avoid collision police said Killed was Larry West 22 of Waco Mrs Ida Mae Tondre CeKario Garza suffered when his home exploded Jan 17 The house at 621 Chickery off North Clarkwood Road exploded apparently because of a gas leak Brightman and his wife SQa Mae were blown from the house His five-year-old son Derek was rescued from the burn- WEATHER SUMMARY Franke PREMONT Mrs Ida Mae Tondre 69 died at 7 am Sunday in a local nursing home She had resided in Fremont most of her life The Rosary will be recited at 8 pm Monday in Howard Williams Funeral Home chapel in Falfurrins Funeral Mass will be pm Tuesday in St Theresa Catholic Church in Fremont with burial in Fremont Cemetery She is survived by one brother John Carroll of Prcmont and several nieces and nephews Jordan A Heard MTA FWMMNM BY WJ WIATNIS SIMIAN inghouse by a neighbor THE MOON BEEVILLE Mrs Howard Hope 58 a former Corpus Chnsti resident died Saturday morning in a Beeville hospital following a long illness She and her husband moved to Beeville from Conus Christ! in 1962 Her husband la congregational servant of the Witnesses Kingdom Hall at Beeville and formerly served in the same capacity with a congregation in Corpus Christ! Her given name was Dolores Funeral services will be at 2 pm tomorrow in Witnesses Kingdom Hall South Unit in Corpus Christi Burial will be in Seaside Memorial Park in Corpus Christi under the direction of Gifford Jackson Funeral Home Kostoryz of Corpus Christi Surviving besides her husband are a son Roland Hope of Alice a daughter Mrs Cheney of Casa Grande Ariz her mother Mrs Rosetta Henninger of 5t Paul Minn two brothers Silvan Henninger and LeRoy Henninger both of St Paul Minn and eight grandchildren Weather at 4 pm CST Hlghcit temper-atura lart 11 hour Lowwt temperature ODEM Funeral services will be announced by Goodwin Funeral Home of Sinton for Ces-arlo Garza 38 of Odem who was killed in a two-car traffic accident Saturday night about five miles south of Sinton Garza a section foreman with Missouri Pacific Railroad had resided in Odem two years after moving from Robstown He had Lait Qtr New First Qtr Full 0 MIIMIIMIMiM 9:40 am Moon rise Moonset pm been employed with the railroad 18 years company rs Brightman was released Friday from a local hospital Brightman was born in Kingsville He was a truck driver for Joe Hughes He is survived by his wife two sons Derek and Rochelle Jrightman both of Clarkwood his parents Mr and Mrs Lee itman of Kingsville a sis-er Mrs Willie Laws of Taft a brother Lee Brightman Jr of Houston and his maternal jrandmother Mrs John Pinch-ck of Kingsville ending at 4 pm CST Albany NY Albuquerqug Ahiavllla Atlanta Billing Birmingham Blimorck BoIm Boston Buffalo Burlington Vt Caiptr ChartntonSC Charlnton WVa Chari otta MjC CMcaoa Cincinnati Cltvtland Columbus Ohio BOATING CONDITIONS GOLIAD Ola Martha died in a local hospital at am Saturday after a long illness She was lioi in Itungc and was a member cf the Order of the Fnstem Star Her Husband Ptibcrt died in lfl-lfi Funeral sendees ill bo in St John's Lutheran Church at 2 pm Monday Burial wall he in Glendale Cemetery under the direction of Wayne Frank Mineral Home Surviving arc two sirs Milton Franke of Hccvillc and Thomas Franke of San Marcos a daughter Mrs Tnerck of Victoria a sister Mrs Oscar Ad-ickcs of Cuoro: three brothers Edmond Dreicr of Wcesatehe Henry and A Under both of Mcyersvillc three grandchildren and three INLAND BAYS AND LAKE CORPUS CHRISTI -Waters will be choppy Winds will be northwesterly 10 to 20 miles an hour today becoming eastly to southeasterly 8 to 15 mph tomorrow Water temperature at Port Aransas is 54 dc degrees GEORGE WEST (Sp) Jordan A Heard 79 a retired fanner died at his home here at 4 am Sunday He was born in Canton and had ranched at Car-rizo Springs before coming to George West Funeral services will be at 3 pm Monday in First Baptist Church with burial in George West Cemetery under the direction of Brice Funeral Home Among survivors is a daughter Mrs II Bain of Corpus Chnsti Other survivors include his wife Lena: another daughter Mrs A Gulledge of Ben Wheeler and three grandchildren Detroit Duluth Fargo Ernest Guerrero Haltna Indianapolis COG To Meet In Victoria Tomorrow SStitMSS Jacksonville Kansas City Las Vegas Uttls Rock FOkEION CITIES Among survivors are a broth er Zaragoza Garza tfnd a half-brother Pablo Garza both of Corpus Christ! Other survivors are his wife Maria five sons Cesario Garza Jr of Robstown Tanis Gregory and Oscar Garztf all of McKinney and Hector Garza of Co-tulla eight daughters Misses Alicia Paula Elizabeth and Ida Garza all of McKinney Sylvia Irma dhd Elsa Garza all of Co-tulla and Ruby Ann Garza Odem two other brothers Carlos and Hector Garza both Robstown another half-brother Severe Garza of Lubbock five sisters Mrs Juan Chagoya am Mrs Ignacio Alejandro both of Robstown Mrs Nino Zdpata and Mrs Hipolito Rodriguez both of Plainview and Mrs Manuel Vela of Memphis Texas one half-sister Mrs Castulo Vega of Beeville his mother Mrs Paula Garza of Robstown and three grandchildren 14 at McAllen and at Alice I Htahe In Te i Angelss rtivilie Laulsvl Amsterdam 1 pm Athens 2 pm Eerpiol Ramos Paul Memphis Miami Beach Milwaukee Miimeapolli-St New Orleans Nsw York North Platte Oklahoma City Omaha Philadelphia TEXAS CITIES Abilene Alice Amarillo Austin Beoumerrt-Port Arthur Big Soring Brownsville Childress College Station CORPUS CHRISTI Cohilla Dal hart Oallae Del Rio REFUGIO Ernest Michael Guerrero 7-year-old son of Mr and Mrs Ernest Guerrero died early Sunday morning in a Corpus Christi hospital after a short illness He was born in Corpus Christi He was a member of St James Catholic Church Funeral services will be in SL James Catholic Church at pm Monday Burial will be in Mount Calvary Cemetery under the direction of Toland Funera Home Surviving besides the parents are a brother Philip Guerrero and a sister Rebecca Ann Guerrero both of Refugio parental andparents Mr and Mrs Ga-iel Guerrero both of Refugio maternal grandparents Mr and Mrs Andrew Diaz of San Funeral Mass will lie celebrated at 2 pm today in St Joseph Catholic' Church for Ezequiel Rainos 33 of 2404 Ruth win died in a shouting Thursday Burial will be in Ruse Hill Memorial Park Pallbearers will he Amulfo ard Oscar Munoz Bobby andi nnr Alfredo and Alionzo Pina Juanito Reyes and two great-grandchildren Mrs Stever of Circle died at 12:15 am yesterday in a local nursing home after a long illness She Industries cafeteria A native of Arkansas she had 4S 45 54 14 45 41 41 a 51 45 59 54 41 44 41 II II 44 a 41 19 tl 29 a 41 a a 44 Pittsburgh eaaaaaaaa Portland Maine Portland Ore tilsiblti Lake-view Bbaaaaaaaa Raleigh Rapid City 1 pm 1 pm Berlin Birmingham Bruesals Cairo Casablanca Copenhagen Mesieteg DUbllR see eeettseeedee Geneva eem intinitituB Hong Kong ueiMiiiiiniiM LllbOn seiiiitilinittai London Madrid etittttseelpea Malta lee te eil sst MOnllO aaaetilititiMltttB MOSCOW letsesetttettistta New Delhi Nice I Oslo Paris Roma 111 Sataon pjn SOHO tsaltestlttttl 7 P-m Stockholm 1 pm TORVO tt tttaittltaat 9 Pm Tunis I pm Vienna pm Warsaw pun SOUTH AMERICA Buenos Aires pm Lima atllliaillt-BBIMBBOO 7 Olffli Rta ds Jonelrs 9 pm 1 pm -Noon 1 pm pm Msen Noon 1 pun 1 pm pint 1 pm pm 1 pm I pm 1 pn 1 pm illMOIMI Richmond st St Petersburg-Tampa VICTORIA The Golden Crescent Council of Governments will meet at 5 pm Tuesday at city hall to discuss six emergency items George Staples executive direction has announced The agenda will include action to: -Authorizethe executive director to apply for a state arming grant the executive director to apply for a criminal istice planning grant the executive director to employ a CPA for a state audit of the 1969 books a date for a regular monthly meeting a depository nominee for about 11 regional planning Galveston Houston Laredo iSB ST Lufkin McAllen Midland Minardi Willi Son Diego a a a a a MtiSMesiesf St Sta Marie Seattle Use Exception Sought by Bank listiesSMiis Victoria Man Will Oppose Conn tv Official SSSSeiSIMIIM ioaaaaategaae SpOfcOM Tucson San Angela Antonie Son IISlIMM Waehlngtan Wichita resided here 35 years She was a member of Grace United Methodist Church Funeral services will be tomorrow in Cage-Mills uncral Chapel with the Rev-Tcd Leonard pastor of Grace United Methodist Church officiating Burial will be in Memory Gardens She is survived by her husband and one daughter Mrs Billie Mathiew of Corpus Christ! My Lai Allegations Condemned by Group The Board of Adjustment will hear a request tomorrow from the First State Bank at Six Points for a special use exception to pave two lots and construct driveway entrances The firm proposes to pave property at 450 Clifford and 445 Palmcro The board will hear the request at 3 pm in the council chamber at City Hall Also scheduled for hearing is the request of Robert Alexander for a special use exception to mild facilities for a swimming center and Mure tennis courts at 6730 Holly Road Ginner Cliosen As Outstanding Liglilscy Files For Council Job World War I Barracks has passed a resolution demiting the charges US military forces commit a massacre at My Lai The resolution attacks this ploy against our armed forces aimed to discredit them as revolting unjust and a bra zen depraved attempt to destroy morale and military of the US forces Travis Parker command er said copies of the resolution will be sent to the President US Sens Ralph Yarboroi and John Tower US Rep John Young and the US secretaries of defense and state VICTORIA Robert Thomas 31-year-old area rancher has filed for election to Precinct 2 of the Victoria County Commissioners Court He wil run against incumbent Crisp and II Harvey who announced his candidacy last week Thomas has been active in a variety of civic and business organizations including the Chamber of Commerce United Fund and the City Parks Commission In his announcement Thomas referred to a recent Chamber of Commerce survey which estimates that the Victoria County population will Jump from 50000 to more than 90000 by 1975 He said he is running for the post because the county will reauire a more efficient government to contend with the many problems which will occur in the near future Thomas and his wife Carol have ty-o children Robstown Board To Meet -Tonight Bill Thompson of Shafiowater near Lubbock was chosen by the Texas Cotton Association yesterday as the outstanding ginner of 1969 The annual board of directors and allied Industry meeting opened yesterday in the Holiday Emerald Beach and will dose today At the session today Garlon Harper of Memphis Tenn director of education and research for the National Cottonseed Products Association will speak and attendants will discuss recent proposals by the JS Department of Agriculture nvolving changes in the cotton oan program PORT LAVACA (Sp) Leonard Lightsey who has served as Ward 2 city councilman more than eight years before his resignation last August filed Sunday night for council at Targe He was the first council candidate to file' for the April elec-lion although Mayor A Wallace announced earlier this month he would be a candidate for re-election Lightsey first named Ward 2 councilman in 19G2 was the only unopposed council candidate last April when he was elected to a new two year term He is production foreman for Southern Mineral Corp ROBSTOWN Hie Robstown hdependent School District board of trustees will hold a special meeting at 7:30 pm Monday in the Administration Building here Included on the agenda are the awarding of a contract for the study center on the Seale Elementary School campus and a discussion of the annual audit repot Ran Is Found Dead HOUSTON in -John Alfred Toney 53 of Houston was found Sunday in a Houston ditch apparently beaten to death Police said Toney a ongshoreman was probably killed sometime between midnight to noon Sunday They said they had no suspects WEATHER BUREAU FORECAST Snow is forecast Monday from the east em Great Lakes area to New -England Rain showers will occur from the central Gulf and southeast into the middle Atlantic states Snow flurries are predicted in eastern Montana Rain showers will occur in northern California and the Pacific Northwest (AP WiKephoto Map) it vs Runway w-imWw if -f.

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