Donaho names Mayor 23 August 1957

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taken from the same window last May. (Eagle Staff Photo by Gene Dennis). a j I ; Mayor Pro Tem O. B. Donaho todav was elevated to the may- or’s ‘ post, succeeding the late ^ ^ Vance. Donaho Named Mayor Here Today connection with Four military from Ground a platoon Canadian Rifles. assigned here Calgary, Alta. B. F. Vance. Donaho's election as mayor by Company of San Marcos last week. Reorganization of the commission was completed with the election of Commissioner Mike ,hf, «»V commission came at a | Barron as mayor pro tem. called meeting just before noon The precedent for the reor today. The commissioners were j ganization of the city comnus- summoned by City Attorney j sion was set several years ago John M. Lawrence III because \ when George Adams resigned as of negotiations being carried on j mayor. R. I. Bemath Jr., now since the abandonment of the i president of the Bryan school electric contract at Lamar Junior i board, was named mayor before a a , , , . -ii hl^h 54:11001 Ted Breihan lhe sPecial election to fill the vacancy on the commission was Hoffa Agrees To Care For Dios Family at he held. A special election to fill the | vacancy created by the death j of Mayor Vance on July 5 will be held Sept. 3. Six candidates * are seeking the office. WASHINGTON W — James j Donaho will preside over his R Hoffa told Senate rackets j first full scale commission meet- probers today he has agreed to ing tonight as mayor. He has “look out for” the family of j been presiding over the meeting racketeer Johnny Dio, if Dio as mayor pro tem since Vance’s goes to prison. j death. Hoffa said he agreed last Commissioners will find a full month to help Mrs. Dio and her , agenda facing them tonight, two children if she needs help. | High on the schedule will be a Dio now is in Tombs Prison in New York, awaiting sentence on a shakedown conspiracy conviction. He is also under indictment in connection with the acid blinding of labor writer Victor Riesel, and faces charges of income tax violations. Brush Fire discussion of the sale of revenue bonds voted several years ago by R. A. Underwood Jr., representative of the city's bonding firm. The REA advisory committee will recommend approval of proposed routes for electric transmission lines and the purchase I of right of way. A request for A brush a long range construction financing plan by the REA in HOLLYWOOD Ub fire yesterday scorched 55 acres of Mandeville Canyon, burning Washington will be discussed, onto the grounds of actor Dick and the appointment Powell’s estate controlled. beforebeing new members of the i Board will be made. of two Library Houston Judge To Preside Over Burkhalter Suit Here Fred Fred Burleson county merchant years, in the Sheriff sheriff Burleson of rescue. Mr. his Point, Caldwell, the river side over side. make it, for help. to untie go down before he As no Havel went the and until 2 squad equipment. the scene of Phelps not body throw The 15 feet drowned only feet. one small

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  1. The Eagle,
  2. 23 Aug 1957, Fri,
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  • Donaho names Mayor 23 August 1957

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