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Letters To The Ed/for Dear Bob, may he impossible, but 1 am still I guess everyone has heard of going to try. the misfortune that happened to .toe Teel Mexia Patrolman Mike Bell chief Deputy early Monday morning by now. Limestone Co. S.O. Something like this really hurts deep when it happens to someone that you have known for quite Dcar Mr Wright: some lime or a fellow police officer. 1 guess (hat this has On behalf of the handicapped of the Heart O'Tcxas Goodwill really hit me personally because Industries, the Board of Direc- I have known Mike for about ITS and staff, please accept our twenty-two years. We grew up sincere appreciation for the together, went to school togelher, publicity that your newspaper and 1 broke Mike in as a Police K«ve our Scout Good Turn Day Officer. Mike is a good police drive. N " v - 4 - Your verv officer, a good man. and most of generous coverage served to all a good close friend. Mike, like "™ke lhis drive mosl successful, a lot of us. had lo come up the T ' l; '"ks to your help, the hard way. What ever Mike ob- Contributions made by the public, tained, he had to work for it, lhe NVork ° r the scollls atld thc nothing came easy. When Mike lminv volunteers, we have first came to work for the Police w'lccted over 11.000 bags and we Department, he was put under !ire sli " makin g pickups in my supervision on the night shift, surrounding counties. We are I'm not going to try to pull the entirely dependent upon wool over anybody's eyes. Mike donations from (he public to and I had one of the harder jobs, .provide rehabilitation to the Most of your burglaries are going handicppaed of the Heart to happen at night. I don't care () 'Texas area, how good a police officer is, he is Your P a P cr P lavs a vital and not going to prevent a burglary important part in public un- by himself. All that you can do is derstandlng of Goodwill Inthe Inthe best that you can. This is dustries. which is so important to what Mike tries to do. Mike is like our growth in service to the a lot of other police officers; they handicapped of your community, try to do their best and what T " a11 " f >' ou who have helped, happens, somebody puts a bullet we are indeed grateful, "Thanks QUICK QUIZ into them. I believe that if the for Giving" again in 1973. people of the slate and this Sincerely, county would stand behind their A - P ' Barrett law enforcement men .there Kxecutive Direrinr would be less assault and injury lo our peace officers. The way the country is run now, the criminals have more rights than the in- "'•'•'^''''•'•'•'•'•'•'•'•••'••••••••••••••.•.w.'iw. nocent people and the police Q—W)ial Latin term de- officer. Mike was out there notes books printed before Monday morning doing his job ""•' ll ear 1500? and now is laying in a hospital A—Incunabula, with a bullet wound in the head. If Q—What type of fruit is a the law- were more strict, there "7!-^ is another name would be less of this kind of ac- | 0r ^ c grapefruit tion. I would like to commend Chief Q— How do baseball play- Walter L. VanDeWeghe for the crs sll " re W " r l d Series ... , . money? way that he handled the ap- A _;f he , rs share in prehension of these two suspects, the first four games only. These two men were treated a lot nicer than the ordinary drunk. I Q—What is the meaning realize that some of the officers,.?/," 1 * ' ww l, El ^ ha? , ,. . . ... , , A—Phis Hebrew name at the scene would like lo have |neans - GoA ^ s my sa i va handled handled the situation a little tion." different and I wouldn't have Q — What is the weight of blamed them a bit. I don't en- the stone used in the game courage that type of action, bul "' . C "T,(? 7 ! 9? . . , r .u ... i A—This is a game played we take one of the greatest risks on ice and play | ps us £ a ' 42 . that a man has to take. pound smooth granite stone In closing Bob, 1 would like to with handles on top. n a £ thal r"", L T lEn{orc ^ nl . Q-Which U.S. president Officers of this State are behind is u member of the Na tional Mike 100 percent and I am going c o w b o y Hall of Fame in to do my best to keep this from Oklahoma City? happening again in this county. It A—Theodore Roosevelt.

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  1. The Mexia Daily News,
  2. 14 Nov 1973, Wed,
  3. Page 2

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