t pres th new the beer force the the con th city as holding e r gunships for dark- the sam- cruis- po I House unspent Urban than the the has cut Earl 0. Bowman Earl Orlin Bowman. 15, son of Mr. and Mrs. James Â·Â¥. Bowman, Bowman, of 4010 W. Vanderbilt, died; yesterday in a Houston hospital after; a long illness. A native Corpus Christian, the boy was a Baker Junior High School student. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday in Christ Lutheran Lutheran Church with the Rev. Herman Herman Schmitt, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in vSeaside Memorial Memorial Park under direction of Clif- 'ord Jackson Funeral Home. Others surviving are. a brother, brother, James Bowman, and a sister, sister, Carolyn Bowman, both of Corpus Christi, and grandparents, grandparents, Mrs. Edith Hayward of ?ape Coral, Fla., and Mr. and Mrs. 0. E. Bowman of Corpus Ihristi. Mrs. H. McCullough The Rosary will be recited at 8:30 p.m. today in Maxwell P. )unne Funeral Service Chapel or Mrs. Hardy McCullough Jr., Catholic Church with the Francis Mafias, pastor, officiating. officiating. Burial will be in Rose Memorial Park. Mrs. Perez died yesterday a local hospital. She is survived by her husband; husband; three sons, Leopoldo, Frank and Ramiro Perez: daughters, Mrs. Mamie Chavez, 'Mrs. Dolores Solis :and Mrs. Minnie Bernal; a brother, :6. formerly of Corpus Christi, Miss her alupe Castillo; a sister, Jesusa Castillo, and mother, Mrs. Aurelia Castillo, all of Corpus Christi, and 20 grandchildren. Pallbearers will be Joe Solis, Galo Chaves, Douglas Chaves, Lee Chaves, Gilbert Castillo Ruben Solis. Mrs. Ada Boykin TAFT. - Mrs. Ada T. 92. a resident of Taft since died at her home about '5 today affcar a long illness. Cage-Marshall Funeral Home will announce funeral arrangements. arrangements. Born in Montgomery, Ala., vho died yesterday in Groves a Mrs. Boykin was married lay after giving birth to a Francis Marshall Boykin, who aughter, Bridget Barbara, whoidied in 1960. died shortly after birth. I She is survived by a daughter, Funeral Mass will be at 9 a.m. Mrs. M. E. Dec-hard of omorrow in St. Patrick's Catho- ic Church with the Rev. Robert 'reeman, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Seaside Memo- ial Park. The infant will be uried with her mother. Pallbearers will be Stanley Dictz, Tony Dietz, Kenneth Huff, im Mathicu, Fred Hann and wrott Felton. Edmund M. Melcher PORT LAVACA. - Funeral; erviccs wore to be at. 11 a.m. oday for Edmund Max Mclch- r, 88, who died yesterday after n illness of several weeks. Bural Bural was to be in Green Lawn four sons, F. M; Boykin of Corpus Christi, Dr. James M. Boykin of Lincoln, Neb., C. C. Boykin of Taft and W. B. Boykin El Pjfeo; a brother, W. L. Thorington of Taft; 11 grandchildren, and 1G great-grandchildren. The family requests that who wish may make contributions contributions to a charity of their choice. WAR bu "ounce funeral arrangements hardens under direction of lichardson Funeral Home. Vlrs. John Q. Raney Funeral services will be at 2 .m. tomorrow in Hcwett Funer- I Chapel in Temple for Mrs. Q.hn Q. Raney, 70, of 3818 Petty, Petty, who died Tuesday after a short illness. Burial will be in Greathouse Cemetery in Temple. A loca resident'since 1950, Mrs. Rane was a member of West Height' Baptist Church. She is survived by her hus band; five sisters, Mrs. B. El liott of Helton, Mrs, Ed Baugh of Temple, Mrs. Claude Wood of Frankston, Mrs. T. J. Hale ol Wharton and Mrs. Jim Bynum of Qunnah, and a brother, W. F. Lewailen of Houston. Thomas E. Simmons ROCKPORT. ihall Funeral -- Cage-Mar- Home will an wrestling for Thomas Edgar Simmons, 47, who died yesterday after apparently apparently suffering a heart al- anditack. JOCK W i l l i a m s Nor- the Won- information was Funeral services for Jack Wil- Hams, 65, of 1914 Tuskegee, who died Tuesday, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in Jackson-Flowers Funeral Chapel Burial will be j in Rose Hill Memorial Park. i Williams had been a resident of Corpus Christi 45 years and was a bank custodian. He is survived bv his wife, Ella. Mrs. Leopoldo Perez The Rosary for Mrs. Leopoldo! Perez, 61, of 1812 Kenedy, will be recited at 8 p.m. today in Cage-Mills Funeral Chapel. Mrs. Perez, whose given name was Manuela, was a lifelong resident of Corpus Christi. Continued from Page "We hope to have them here by tonight," De Luca stabbing the map marked with red grease pencil the locations of the Viet Cong. "Last night we thought there was only about a battalion of them. Now we think there be parts of three battalions J don't think they are too effective effective right now," Bouras says. The Americans are pushing the South and southwest, trying to sweep the Viet Cong from jumbled area of home 1 ; and shacks about half a mile wide along the southern edge of the Kinh Doi Canal. In particular the battalion wants to reach a South Vietnamese Vietnamese police post about half mile away. Supplied with ammunition ammunition by helicopter, the police police post has been holding out for three days. "When we get them out of icre and into the paddies south of town the gunships can them." De Luca says. "We couldn't cordon off the area he whole U.S. Army. It doesn't natter if they run out at night. Ve will light this place up 'lares like it was daylight." Most of the civilians have ;ince pulled out of the embattled area. The streets are eerily rted, a jumble of rubble, and he abandoned oddments of refugees--single shoes, torn dotting, dotting, a twisted and burned motor- ycle. even a torn rice sack, alf full. Still, a few refugees occasionally occasionally trot out and scamper over the bridge to safety, clutching bundles of clothes, food and sometimes squealing pigs. A patrol patrol of South Vietnamese policemen policemen goes over the bridge and salvages a half-dozen civilian! buses, all bullet-riddled but inj working order. On the north side of the bridge, a thousand or more people people jam the sides of narrow Nguyen Bieu Street--watching the smoke rising hardly 500 jyards away and shrinking back Funeral Mass will be at lOitoward the buildings when the a.m. tomorrow in Sacred Heart igunfire erupts.