A Z Goolsbee, Beaumont, Texas

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A Z Goolsbee, Beaumont, Texas - Pt. week Mrs. of and McGee Beaumont Police...
Pt. week Mrs. of and McGee Beaumont Police Chief Charged with Negligence con. elusion BEAUMONT, Tex., June 23. c k s --Charging that Chief of Police Ross Dick.y failed to carry out h i s ' d u t y in the race riot 1 ago, A. Z. Goolsbee, joined by other citizens, moved today to have Dickey and City Manager Hugh Petkovsek ousted.. The recall move was aimed pri- manly at Petkovsek, mainly because because he refused to discharge Dickey, who also \»as blamed with negligence in regulating gambling. The action follows the successful ouster of Mayor Leslie Lowry six other city officials in a recall election Saturday. Goolsbee said: "Many of the Hading citizens of the city have complained." "We ara blaming the man who was supposed to have been their police leader and chief but who failed miserably during the riot. Certainly lour police department n:eds better leadership."

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  1. The Mexia Weekly Herald,
  2. 25 Jun 1943, Fri,
  3. Page 2

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