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2-De) Rio, (Texas) NEWS HERALD, Tuesch y, October 25, AROUN<! TOWN By IMA JO FLEETWOOD A COURT OF HONOR will be held tonight at 7:30 o'clock by Boy Scout Troop 255 in the Education Building of the First United Methodist Church. Families of the boys are invited by leaders to attend the court. Refreshments will be served. THEY FIND it hard to believe but members of Del Rio High School Class of 1964 graduated 20 years ago next summer. They are planning a class reunion and plan to meet Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. in the United Civic Organization Hall. The leaders are anxious to have all class members who reside in Del Rio attend the Wednesday night meeting. Addresses of other members living elsewhere are needed so invitations can be mailed out early enough for them to plan to attend the reunion. COMBINED VETERANS "'organizations are to meet Wednesday at 7:30p.m. in the •Veterans of Foreign Wars Hall. •Final plans arc to be made for •Veterans' Hay activities. CHANGES HAVE been made in releases of water from Lake Amistad, the International Boun- ;dary and Water Commission of- •fice at the lake has announced. •At 3 p.m. Monday the release •was decreased from 1,766 cubic 'feet per second to 1,324 cfs; at 5 'p.m. the release was increased '.from 1,324 to 1,824 cubic feet per "second. • A CHANGE in the date for the • November meeting of the Morn- Marines... (Continued from Page 1) •bados, Dominica, Jamaica, St. jAicia and St. Vincent. Reagan said the goals of the • operation were to "protect inno- . .cent lives," including up to 1,000 .Americans on Grenada, "to forestall further chaos," and to ing Glory Garden Club has been made. Planned for Nov. 3, the meeting has been changed to Nov. 10. It will be held in the directors' room of the Del Rio Bank and Trust Co. at that time with Mrs. Benton Burford and Mrs. Alan E. Smith as the hostesses. A FLEA MARKET will be held at the Rio Verde Cultural Center on Brown Plaza Saturday, Oct. 29, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Since it will be held indoors, the weather will not affect the market. Tables are available for the display of arts and crafts of organizations and details are available from Nona Trevino at the center, 774-5280. A PROGRAM on "Drugs and Their Abuses" will be presented for Memorial School Parent- Teacher Association tonight at 7 o'clock. The meeting will be held in the school cafeteria and the program will be given by Mrs. Pat Lynch Chandler. Final plans will be made for the Fall Festival. A MASQUERADE ball will be held by the Del Rio Youth Ministry Saturday, Oct. 29, from 8 p.m. to 12 o'clock midnight. It will be held at Our Lady of Guadalupe Gym on Garza Street with admission $2.50. Of that amount, $1.50 will be for UNICEF. Prizes will be awarded for the most original costumes. Music will be provided by Jesse Cabello. Costumes are not required. Additional information is available from Judy at 774-5442. work for "the restoration of law and order and democracy." The United States "had no choice but to act strongly and decisively," Reagan said. Asked for details of the operation, Reagan said both airfields on Grenada had been taken. Death toll... (Continued from Page 1) ;• Bulldozers and cranes provid- *ed by the Lebanese government .jand private firms in Beirut worked under spotlights throughout 'the night and into the morning at •the Marines' airport zone and at -the site of the bombed French 'quarters. - The latest figures issued by the IV.S. Defense Department today Iput the overall U.S. casualty toll ;in the bombing at 192 killed. ; In Washington, as a political ^furor built over the Marines' mis- *sion, President Reagan declared '.'the Marines will stay, because !-"we have vital interests in .^Lebanon ... the mission remains Jand it remains unfulfilled." V He said the bombing was "a ^horrifying reminder of the type 'luf enemy we face in many areas ;of the world today — vicious, rcowardly and ruthless." ; But House Speaker Thomas P. ;O'Neill said Congress is "going -to have a complete review of why -we're there and whether it is -worthwhile to keep our boys -there for diplomatic reasons." ! French President Francois Mitterrand, returning to Paris after a visit to Beirut, said that France "remains and will remain faithful to its engagement in Lebanon." •' Iran and Syria rejected U.S. suggestions that those countries were behind the twin terror bombings. Both The Washington Post and CBS News quoted unnamed U.S. government sources as saying there were indications that officials at the Iranian embassy in Beirut may have known in advance about the bombing attacks. On Sunday, an anonymous telephone caller told the Beirut office of the French news service Agence France-Presse that the "Islamic Revolutionary Movement," a previously unknown group, had carried out the bombings. But on Monday a caller told the French agency that "Islamic Holy War," another shadowy group, was responsible. This second group had claimed responsibility for a similar car- bomb attack last April on the U.S. Embassy in Beirut, in which 17 Americans and 32 other people were killed. Del Rio News-Herald (USFS 151-700) A member newspaper of llai lc-llanks Communications, Inc. The Del Rio News-Herald is published daily, with afternoon editions Monday through Friday uncl morning editions on Saturday and Sunday. The newspaper's ad- dress'is Drawei C, Del Rio, Texas, 78840. Second class postage paid at Del Rio, Texas. Need a subscription? Call 775-1551 Home Delivery Out-of-Town One month * 5.25 One month $ 7.00 Su months $31.50 Six months $42.00 One year $63.00 One year $84.00 Subscription payments are due prior to start of delivery. Payments may be mailed to the News-Herald, or paid in person at the News-Herald office at 321 S. Main, Del Rio, Texas. Miss your paper? II you miss your newspaper, call the News-Herald at 775-1551 before 7 p.m. Monday through Friday and before 10:30 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday and we II bring it to you. Need advertising? Retail 775-1551 Legals 774-4611 or 775-1551 Classified 774-4611 National 774-4611 or 775- 1551 For advertising information, call the advertising department from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. Monday through Friday or 9 a.m. until 12 Noon Saturday. Have a news item? Call 775-1551 News stories Ext. 0 and 7 Obituaries Ext. 11 Feature stories Ext. 12 Church News Ext. 11 Sports Ext. 8 Managing editor Ext. 13 Society Ext. 11 Publisher Ext. 2 Business News Ext. 0 Requests for editorial coverage of events and happenings in the Del Rio area should be channeled through the appropriate editorial department. Waul to contact a manager? Publisher Turk Tergliafera Managing Editor Diana Gonzales Advertising Director Oscar San Miguel Production Director Terry Brown Circulation Director Joe San Miguel Financial Director Sharon Davis Classified Ad Manager Delores Hale '••• . !', Fl'-'OtwOOd Ext. 2 «t. 9 Ext. 18 Ext. Ext. i Blown Ext. 11 Ext. 8 Ext. 15 A mumbor ol thu Associdlod Press and Texas Daily Newspaper Association. DEATks Carrie Pen a Rites for Carrie Talamantez Pena, 73, were to be held today at 4 p.m. with Requiem Mass in St. Mary Magdalene Catholic Church in Brackettville and burial in the Catholic Cemetery there under the direction of Don's Funeral Chapels. Mrs. Pena died in San Antonio Saturday after suffering a heart attack in Brackettville and being taken by ambulance to the Alamo City. She was employed at Fort Clark in Brackettville for many years. Survivors include her husband, George M. Pena and her son, Alfredo Pena, both of Brackettville; her daughter, Elvia Palacios of San Antonio; brothers, Santiago Talamantez of Ozon and Domingo Talamantez of Chicago; sisters, Manuela Perez of Del Rio and Ricarda Gattis of San Antonio; nine grandchildren and a great- grandchild. RECEIVES CERTIFICATE — Eloy Barrera, left, receives a Texas Education Agency certificate for school bus driver training. Hector Valdez, Director of Transportation, presents the certificate to Barrera on behalf of TEA. Barrera, a high school speech and drama teacher, has conducted bus driver training with the school district for seven years. Soviets say U.S. using excuse to threaten Iran MOSCOW (AP) — The Communist Party newspaper Pravda today said the United States was using the Beirut bombing massacre as an excuse to threaten Iran and Syria. The newspaper also dismissed Defense Secretary Caspar Weinberger's charges that the Soviets "fished in troubled waters" as slanderous and not worth a response. Weinberger said Sunday that American medical students on Grenada said in ham radio broadcasts that one helicopter crashed during the invasion, and that the state radio was urging doctors and nurses to report for duty, indicating there were some casualties. The ham reports said the medical school's "True Blue" campus, at the end of the new airfield, had been taken by the invaders, according to Leslie Wilbur, university co-director of operations, in a telephone interview from Bay Shore, N.Y. Barbados' 'State-owned Caribbean Broadcasting Co. radio said Grenada's state radio stopped regular broadcasting. CBC also said the invaders set up a radio transmitter in Grenada, declaring "Caribbean forces have arrived in Grenada to protect lives and restore order" and urging Grenada's citizens to aid in the operation. It said they should stay indoors, refuse to obey any orders except those from "friendly forces," confiscate weapons given to their children by the regime of Gen. Hudson Austin, circumstantial evidence "points in the direction of Iran" as the perpetrator of the attack. White House spokesman Larry Speakes said a Syrian connection was being explored. "The hint that Iran was involved is not accidental considering that the United States and Great Britain have deployed big naval contingents near its coast. And Syria also is mentioned not accidentally. That country is an report the position of those resisting the invasion, and allow "friendly forces" to enter their homes if necessary. The reported military operation effectively cut in half the island nation of 110,000 people, which has an army of about 2,000 troops and another 8,000 paramilitary forces. The military took power last week in a coup precipitated by a faction in the government that apparently wanted the Marxist regime to move further left. The Radio ^Ffee Grenada broadcast said (^^vaders took Pearls Airport, then cleared barbed wire at a new airstrip under construction 16 miles away at Point Salines after "fierce combat" with Grenadian soldiers. Both campuses of St. George's Medical School are near Point Salines, some three miles south of the capital of Grenada, St. Georges. One campus is at the end of the new airstrip, and about 300-400 Cubans working on the Port Salines field have a barracks overlooking the strip. Minor fire reported today City firemen were called on this morning to extinguish a fire that broke out in the engine compartment of an automoble driven by Dora Cribb, 1204 Las Vacas St. Two firefighers from the G.W. Cox Memorial Fire Station responded to the alarm at 8:01 a.m. at Pulliam and Spring streets, said firefighter Berry Mulford. The firefighters spent 15 minutes at the scene. Fire reports indicate the woman was traveling south on Pulliam Street when the fire started in the vehicle's engine compartment. Officials estimated the fire caused about $100 in damage to the car's electrical wiring. Injured child in good condition A 5-year-old Del Rio bdy was listed in good condition this morning at Val Verde Memorial Hospital following treatment for injuries suffered in an accident Friday afternoon. Steven Raines, 107 Arranga St., was taken to the hospital after he apparently darted in front of an automobile driven by Martha Gabriella Flores, 16, 301 Stanley St. Ms. Flores was driving south on Arranaga Street when the accident occurred about 5 p.m. Friday. No tickets were issued in connection with the accident, police said. Airport group to eye safety A policy statement concerning the safety of the Del Rio International Airport will be discussed and voted on by members of the Del Rio Airport Advisory Commission Wednesday afternoon. The group meets at 3 p.m. Wednesday in the Municipal Building. The safety statement, if approved, will be submitted to city council members. Also on Wednesday's agenda are opening remarks from Lee Weathersbee, chairman of the commission, an airport superintendent's report and a finance report. HospiTAl REPORT VAL VERDE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL ADMITTED MONDAY: Sandra Luz Jara, Ana Hibler, Harry J. Lamb, Robert M. Cross, Juan Ortiz, Enedina Q. Cirilo, Maria J. Ornelas, Martin Vasquez, Berta Garcia, Heriberta P. Aguillon and Rosa Rodriguez. DISCHARGED MONDAY: Roxanna Cross, Beatrice Porter, Gilbert C. Marshall, Esther Jaso, Charlotte Golmon, Guadalupe Miguel Juarez Jr., Harmony Leann Rivas, Charles W. Merchant and Marco Antonio Garcia. obstacle in the road of American and Israeli plans in the region. A big military provocation is being prepared against Syria," said Pravda. Both Syria and Iran have disavowed any involvement in the bombings that left hundreds dead or wounded. Regarding Weinberger's charge that the Soviets "like to fish in troubled waters," the newspaper said the defense secretary "without hesitation again permitted himself to make malicious attacks against the Soviet Union. His statement is of such a cynical and slanderous nature that it does not need a refutation, indicating once again what state of anti-Soviet paranoia one of the leaders of the U.S. administration is in." Pravda called the U.S. troops in Beirut an "interventionist contingent." Cool weather in area forecast Mostly cloudy, windy and cool weather with a 20 percent chance of thunfder- showers today is forecast for Del Rio by the National Weather Service. Decreasing cloudiness and cool temperatures are expected tonight with a low in the lower 50s and the high today and Wednesday in the mid-70s. Winds from the east at 5 to 10 miles per hour will become .northerly, at 1.5,t,Q : 25.m^e,s,per hour and gusty this afternoon and near 10 miles per hour tonight. A wind advisory is in effect for Lake Amistad. High temperature today was 84; normal high for this time of the year is 79 with the normal low 56. Record high temperature for today, Oct. 25, is 92, set in 1917; record low for the date is 39, set in 1906. The NWS extended forecast for South Texas Thursday through Saturday is for fair and rather cool Thursday, clear to partly cloudy and warmer Friday and Saturday. Overnight lows near 50 in the Hill Country to near 60 in the extreme south Thursday morning, warming to the;ipw 60s in the north to thc,rnid/apd upper 70s Thursday, warming to the mid and upper 80s Friday and Saturday. The NWS extended forecast for West Texas calls for clearing and warmer Thursday, Amistad Report Amistad elevation this morning was 1104.81, unchanged from the Monday reading. Depth of the water at Amistad Dam was 204.81 feet and the water storage was the same at 2,650,702 acre feet. Water surface was unchanged at 55,228 acres and downstream flow was 1,900 cubic feet per second. Texas Temperatures By The Associated Press Tuesday Temperatures reflect previous day's high and lowest last 12 hours, precipitation for 24 hours ending at 7 a.m. CDT. High Abilene Alice Amarillo Austin Beaumont Brownsville Childress College Station Corpus Christi Dalhart Dallas Del Rio El I'aso Low SI 55 84 61 64 ' 44 77 60 73 55 85 62 75 51 78 MM 81 64 43 52 54 77 84 80 63 55 Pep 1 34 .00 .00 .00 .00 .00 .00 .00 .00 .00 .00 .00 .00 Fort Worth Galveslon Houston Longview Lubbock Lufkin Marfa McAllen Midland Palacios San Angelo San Antonio Shreveport.La. Stcphenville Texarkana Victoria Waco Wichita Falls Wink 77 76 76 73 76 75 80 90 83 78 86 79 73 78 70 79 79 76 84 54 62 53 48 49 49 47 64 56 55 60 55 47 54 47 56 54 56 54 .00 .00 .00 .00 .55 .00 .00 .00 .23 .00 .31 .00 .00 .00 .00 .00 .00 .00 .04 N alional Temperatures By The Associated Press Tuesday Temperatures indicate previous day's high and overnight low to 8 a.m. EOT. Ill l.o Prc Otlk Albany Albuquerque Amarillo Anchorage Asheville Atlanta Atlantic City Austin Baltimore Billings Birmingham Bismarck Boise Boston Brownsvtte Buffalo Burlington Casper Charleston,SC Charleston,W.V Charlotte,N.C Cheyenne Chicago Cincinnati ' Cleveland Columbia.S.C Columbus Dallas-Ft Worth Dayton Denver Des Moines Detroit Uuluth El Paso Fairbanks Fargo Flagstaff Great Falls Hartford Helena Honolulu Houston Indianapolis Jackson,Miss Jacksonville 52 75 64 33 65 64 65 77 63 58 61 54 62 55 85 49 58 50 77 60 72 42 41 57 56 68 59 69 57 49 57 54 47 80 16 54 55 51 53 75 56 68 73 Juneau cdy clr cdy cdy cdy clr cdy cdy .24 cdy clr clr clr clr .27 cdy cdy cdy cdy clr clr . 11 cdy cdy clr clr .03 clr cdy clr .10 cdy cdy .01 clr .01 clr .01 clr clr 02 clr cdy 05 sn .09 clr cdy clr 09 cdy clr clr clr .01 clr clr clr 27 ru Kansas City Las Vegas Little Hock Los Angelus Louisville Lubbock Memphis Miami Milwaukee Mpls-Sl.Paul Nashville New Orleans New York Norfolk North 1'latte Oklahoma City Omaha Orlando Philadelphia Phoenix Pittsburgh Portland,Me. Portland,Ore Providence Kaleigh Kapid City Heno Hichmond St. Louis St Pete-Tampa Salt Lake San Antonio San Uiego San Francisco St Ste Marie Seattle Shreveport Sioux Falls Spokane Syracuse Tupcka Tucson Tulsa Washington Wichita 63 43 79 64 62 48 84 68 54 49 59 57 85 78 57 51 51 51 58 54 69 59 61 46 73 59 60 23 70 50 56 36 83 61 61 45 87 67 56 47 47 36 63 41 60 47 66 56 5B 32 64 32 63 52 57 49 81 60 61 36 79 55 74 65 76 55 56 37 52 46 73 47 61 26 47 41 51 35 57 42 82 57 67 52 65 50 61 43 clr clr clr clr 03 cdy .55 cdy clr cdy clr 01 clr cir clr .06 rn .91 cdy clr clr clr 15 cir 20 cdy 08 cdy cdy 21 cdy clr 33 cdy cdy clr clr 07 cdy clr .07 clr clr cdy clr clr .03 clr .02 cdy clr clr cdy cdy clr cdy clr 35 cdy clr Prc- Precipitation for 24 hours ending 8 a.m. (KST) Tuesday Otlk-Sky conditions outlook for Wednesday