The Brownsville Herald from Brownsville, Texas on December 31, 1972 · Page 11
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The Brownsville Herald from Brownsville, Texas · Page 11

Brownsville, Texas
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Sunday, December 31, 1972
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TYING DOWN -- A crewman from one of six U.S. Army First Cavalry "Chinook" helicopters that touched down here Friday night on their way to earthquake-torn Mangua, Nicaragua is sho wn securing one of the aircraft's rotors. The Chinooks are capable of carrying about 20 men and are equipped with jet assists and a wide rear cargo ramp, (Herald Photo) American Funds Paying For 'Phantom' Soldiers WASHINGTON (UPI) --The per month In Cambodian State Department says It - has government revenues. Irnnurn tnr ' "enmti tlm* 1 ' that ' Arlminictrattrm cm known for "some time" that the Cambodian armed forces, supported by U.S. aid funds, have been paying salaries to what extent these payments "phantom" soldiers who exist only in payroll records. The Cambodian government recently admitted that as many ss 12,000 such "phantom" troops were paid each month with their salaries going into the pockets of their commanders. soldier is paid $20 per month. Administration sources in Washington 1 said Friday, howev er, that it was not yet known to represented diversion of U.S aid funds. · The United States is expectct to 'provide Cambodia, South Vietnam's western neighbor with $150 million in military aic and $70 million in economic aic during the current fiscal year wkich ends June 30. Some of Since the average Cambodian the economic aid generates local- currency "counterpart this would be a loss of $2*1,000 funds" which are used by the MOWN ELECTRONIC CALCULATOR · Zer« Sopresf System · Constant Key · Floating decimal Point System Auto Clear System REMINGTON "EASY - RITER" TYPEWRITER Complete With Handsome Carrying Case And $ Year Warranty! THE F I N E S T DISCOUNT H O U S E IN ELECTRONICS AND GIFTS ON THEBORDER Cambodian military. Administralion officials said Friday that the United States has had an "informal agreement" for about two years with Cambodia that this country would help equip and support armed forces, of 200,000 men. Under this agreement, if Cambodia mainlained larger forces it would have to do so at its own expense. The Washington officials said the Cambodians apparently inflated the number of military personnel , by .about, 100,000: They were unable to say whether, or to what extent, this involved U.S. aid money. Responding to reports from Cambodia on government admissions about phantom pay- m e n t s , State Department spokesman Charles W. Bray HI said Friday; "We have been aware of the situation for some time and have discussed the problem with the Cambodian government. "We hav encouragement from the fact that Cambodia has acknowledged that payments to nonexistent troops occurred and that it is now taking steps to [jtoverty InitVote Scheduled P o l l i n g places hr the Khedtifed Jan. 5 flection* to flfl six ''repr«wnt*tive o( tht pw? seats on UK new Cuaenn- Willacy County Community Projects, Inc. (CWCCP) of directors were announced Saturday by the election review committee. A total of 23 poHi»g !!«* will be used in the selection of the six board members. Fifteen candidates have been qualified lo rcprepresent the six areas, or precincts, involved In the Jan. 5 voting' A r e a s that have. been designated "poor" representation on the restructured C W C C P board are . East Brownsville (Pet. 2);. West Brownsville (Pet. 2); Pet. 1; Pet. 3; PC. 4, and Willacy County. " · . l Candidates for the East Brtwrisvillle seat are Malcolm H. Brown, Mrs. Beatrice Garcia, Domingo Gonzalez and Joe C. Rivera. Persons voting in this race may vote at Canales School, 1811 E. 18th St.; Cromack School, 300 Southmost Rds Central Fire Station, 1WO E., Adams St., and Longoria School, 2400 E. Van Buren, all in Brownsville. West Brownsville candidates are Juan Gonzalez and Irma M. Vasqucz, and voters in this race may vote at Garden Park Elementary School, one mile U-S. 281, or Skinner School, 411 W. St. Charles, both in Brownsville. Two candidates arc seeking the Pet. 1 seat: Mrs. Maria del Rosario Reyes of Los Fresnos and Mrs. Angclita G- Smith of Port Isabel. Voters eligible lo vote in Ihi race may vote at Garriga Elementary School, Port !sale Los Fresnos School; Olmito School, and Villa Nueva Schoo seven miles on the Military Highway. The Pet. 3 race has drawn f i . v e candidates: Fermin Benavidez of El Ranchito; Fr John Nicolau of Hio Hondo F.G. Sanchez of San Benito. Victor Trevino of San Benito and Mrs- Eudelia S. Zamora of La Feria. Voting in this race will lake place at Rio Hondo School, Rio Hondo; Sullivan School, 900 Elizabeth Si., San Benito Frank Roberts School, 650 N Biddle St., San Benito; Santa Maria. School; Los Indios School; La Encantada School one mile FM 1577, E! Ranchito; correct said. Asked the situation," Bray whether the Camho- · BUILD A HOME THAT GROWS School, 705 San Benito; F r e d Booth Z a r a g o z a , American Legion, La Only one candidate--Antonio Perez of Santa Rosa -- was certified for the Pet. 4 seat, ilace at Santa Rosa School and Jefferson School, 601 South J St., in Harl/ngen. Two candidates are seeking .he one "poor" seat allocated lo Willacy County. They are A1 e j o M. Ramirez of Haymondville and Llone! Tamez of La Sara. Willacy County voters eligible .0 vote may do so at L.C, Smith S c h o o l , . North 1st St, Raymondville; La Sara Schoo!, and Lyford Elementary School According to the election r e v i e w committee, voters participating in the elections Tiust be 18 years or older; must je a resident of the precinct voting in, and the family Indian government had underta-jcome must meet Office _ of ken to repay Bray sail' inquire." cpay any U.S. funds, j Economic Opportunity (OEO) id, "I will have to income guidelines. on ttw Loner Lavel *, l*Nl t» tMMt · fevtk Mmm, OH brtk, tr.f«t. f living ram ud 4B . . n* furilr MMh *«»M I* ptntt « MMriac 12% 4oot eeilliif I · W«*w fiwtook tram the dtaiM ««* mt kttckw. Tta* tb* room where you'll qend You On Add Mora Uvl n EKIOWI is tl.oo f» "a Hoiiw Dolm. Ir-lEnclaMii^-SOIwcwipUhblMBW m , |LJ« MMthratmMirtHn*73a DESIGN 7253: Here's a house with a homey look. Stained rough tawn, vw- tically grooved plywood siding boards combine · with a textured asphalt shingle «· roof to give an appealinglyrus-1 tic, informal look.' Clerestory atop roof provides light for the interior and adds interest to exterior. I HOME IMPROVEMENT PLAN: A room furnished (o suit a 7-year-old's nseds is usually sadly out of date for a 14-year-old. But R needn't bel This built-in is designed to grow with your youngster. The dak, pfeturad at young adult height, can start out positioned lower for a small drild. The dadc top/ 5 feet long, allows room to spread out homewoik or projects. The closet, too, is geared to grow, with a clothes pole and shrif that an be lowered to be wKhin the reach of a child, raised to permit proper hanging space for a teen's wardrobe. Center section of this 10^-foot long built-in is a six-drawer dresser with a mirrored back and i top cabinet. HOME hastotal of 2,095 square feet;. 1/400 square feet on the main level; 52'wide by 58'deep, including deck, Chemicals Cited As Cancer Cause By ROBERT F. BUCKHORN department. WASHINGTON (UPI) -The Ml, Chemical and Atomic in the petition were used in Vorkers Union and the Ralph fader-backed Health Research Group asked.the Labor Depart- and voting in this race will take mem Saturday to take emcr- phenyl, chloromethyl ether, ;ency action to prevent indus- dichlorobenzidine, dimethyla- tnicals. "As more is learned he origins of cancer, Jccomes clear that thousands f workers' deaths are caused ay exposure to carcinogenic hemicals," the groups said in * petition filed with the Most of the chemicals named dyes, textile fibers and insecticides. These include benzidinc, acetylaminofluorene, aminodi- these cancer-producing substances," the petition said. "Each passing workday with- of cancer thus, we are n o w out regulatory intervention seeing cases of cancer which rial workers from being minoazobenzene, beta-naphthy- xposed to cancer-causing che- iamine,. nitrodiphenyl, nitroso- dimethylamine about olzotone. and beta-propi- The petition said Britain and Pennsylvania already have restricted their use. "The Labor Department has ignored the necessity of regulations for workplace exposures ers. to chemicals which have a long- term health effect such as years between initial exposure chemicals. It said the depart- increases the number of employes who will be effectively exposed to these chemicals and who subsequently may develop cancer," it said. According to the petition, some of the chemicals can affect such industrial workers dye makers, dye mixers, :hemists, launderers of work are the result of failure to regulate in the past," the petition said. It urged the department to isue "an emergency .tempora- r y s t a n d a r d eliminating til clothes, painters, and vulcaniz- Quake' Doomsayer Says Regretful For All The Flap PROMOTIONS FROZEN County WASHINGTON (UP!) --A; county budget squeeze has forced thc' T n o m a e SAN FRANCISCO (UPI) --A 67-year-old recluse admitted Friday he really doesn't know whether San Francisco will be hit by a big earthquake next Thursday as he predicted. . , After saying he was "mosl Jr-, Mrs. Beatrice profoundly regretful" his pre- Members of the election review committee are county commissioner-elect D.J. Lerma, Treasurer Ed Lucio, commissioner Adolph Navy to place a freeze upon thcif' arc '| ! . Fermin Benavidez and : diction had scared so many San twnmntjfu, nf nMIn_«^ ..n4 : l : Atlf H n l A Ppl*r7 lEYannicnn R s v rnirirltint c T?mi- promotion June. of officers until :Anlonio Perez. Francisco Bay residents, Reu- A similar but less sweeping a' 7 a.m. 2nd will remain open freeze has been put into effect j until 7 p.m. for enlisted personnel, a Navy spokesman said last week. "The actions are being taken HOLLYWOOD (UPI) -Ryan Polls are scheduled to open · ben Greenspan said he was JOINS DADDY going out of the prediclion business to retire lo the Death Valley desert lo write poetry. The faulty prediction, he explained to reporters when he --all reluctantly but of neccssi-!o'\eal's nine-year-old daugM-l emerged from weeks of seclu- ty--to keep the Navy fronver, Talum, will join her fatherj sion . was all due to incorrect overspending its personneljin the cast of "Paper Moon" "'"""* ·'"'"" " h "" 1 tiJ -"- K1 " funds," tile spokesman said. I (or Paramount. Our 50th year of service to Brownsville families. Darling---Mouser FUNERAL HOME PALM BOULEVARD AT MONROE : input dala" about tidal tables, le did not elaborate. Mayor Joseph Alioto joined lumerous reputable seismologists in pooh-poohing the flap ·aiscd by Greenspan, who has icen predicting quakes since .93.1 But some earthquake-jittery residents disclosed they were making arrangements to be elsewhere at 9 a.m. Jan. 4, the hour Greenspan forecasl as the end of the Golden Gale Cily. "It gives i me profound pleasure to announce that the prediction I made two years ago that an earthquake would take place Jan. 4 is not correct," Greenspan said. While he said he wanted to "apologize for an honest mistake," he would not answer questions about his credentials for such scientific work as earthquake forecasting. And he took a slap at professionals in the field. "It's my honest belief thai the problem of should be taken earthquakes out of the (lands of seismologists and put in the hands of mathematical physicisls," Greenspan said. Greenspan leaves the earthquake predicting business rath To our good friends and euslomtr* -ADOLPH'S BANNER! AUTOMOTIVE 231 East Lcvcc -- Brownsville -- 546-2658 laims that he accurately orecast the 1935 temblors in Azores and Iran and the 971 'quake which killed 65 arsons urea. in the Los Angeles But he missed out when he redicted earthquakes in Call ornia in 1951 and 1958 and Ihey idn't occur. "It takes an average of 15 lo most of these carcinogens workplace exposures" to th« ment had the power to ad and the subsequent appearance under the 1970 Occupational -' "- ' ~ Safety and Health Act, which gave it the responsibility, d "assuring every working man and woman a safe and healthful workplace free from the grava dangers presented by toxia substances." What do doctors recommend forpatientsinpain? Doctors all over the country dispense over 50,000,000 of these tablets to their patients each year. There are many medications a. physician or dentist can prescribe for pain. Some are narcotic, many are available only on prescription. But there is one pain reliever, available without prescription, doctors dispense again and again... Anacin. Each year, doctors give over 50,000,000 Anacin tablets to Iheir patients in pain. If doctors Ihink enough about Anacin to dispense ill these tablet:, what etler recommendation can you isk when'you are in pain? You see, Anacin contains nore of the pain reliever doc- tors recommend most than any other leading tablet. Headache and dental pam Is relieved incredibly fast; minor pains of arthritis are dependably eased for hours; even.thft aches and pains of colds and fin respond to Anacin. So the tefl- sion and depression that can be caused by such pain will be relieved too; And millions take Anacin without stomach upset. When you're in pain, why don't you follow the practice of so many doctors and take the tablet a doctor might give you in his own office. Take Anacin®, to all our friends Time To Say best wishes to our many friencfs patrons from all the folks here at SERVICE ELECTRIC CO. REFUGIO (CUCO) AVILA MINERVA DIOSDADO MARIO VILLARREAL W. B. (BILL) KERR JOE PADRON 1223 E. LEVEE D. H. (DOUG) GOODE JULIAN PEREZ TOMAS DE LA FUENTE ROSS STANLEY 542-4401 -- 542-4255

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