The Corpus Christi Caller-Times from Corpus Christi, Texas on August 12, 1951 · Page 5
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The Corpus Christi Caller-Times from Corpus Christi, Texas · Page 5

Corpus Christi, Texas
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Sunday, August 12, 1951
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Corpus Christi CALLER-TIME5, Sun., Aug. 12. 1951 5 " ...... " " ^ -- ' -- 1 - !· ' MAKE JOB HARDER Policemen Have Gripes Against the Public I R By CHARLES SCMAFER their name or g;iv» sn address, 'st a popular practice for people to air their gripes against po and then hang up. It happens quite frequently." ii^. m .n D,,* fo. .i, 4 Martin also doesn't like the idea licemen. But for the most p^art O j peo1 , le ^^ the p^,^ station policemen keep silent, even though a s an information buwu. "Why. just the other day." V up and to could they do hsv« some Rripec of their own against the public. I raid, "a woman called It's "the little things thut people ·· wanted to know wheve . ,-,,.. . .. , .. .. .... set two truck loads of cotton pick- do tnat irritate the pohcemrf. Be-j£ rs . That's just, a sample." F Ing shot at and sometimes slugged, ( A member of the traffic rtivi- they consider part of the job -- a! 'ion, who didn't w«nt to be quoted. risk they willingly undertook when swore to protect and uphold the rights of citizens. Nearly every member of the had a different grips. Job Harder - : "Pedestrians and drivers don't respect each other that police department here has some I make? our job a. lot harder," he ,.gripe against the citizenry. There!said. "If the driver would resnect are two nota"? exceptions. Chief Roy Lay smiled ruefully and said, "You don't gripe at the taxpayers when they're your salary." "They don't'bother me," Patrol the pedestrian 'at an intwsection, and the pedestrian do the same when he's jaywalking, it'd help us paying; a lot." Alex Bullard. desk sergeant, stv y s ^ \ v ishes people wouldn't de- man Jeff Bagwell, of th« identifies- m a n d unreasonable favors, tion bureau, said. , But Patrolman A. E. Martin radio dispatcher, had a different story. Public Nice "If there's a rule against letting * I them do what they want, some of | them ^ ke ep- insisting." he said. "By and large the general public, is pretty nice to policemen." Martin confided. "One of my pet gripes, though, is against some of "If you explain that there's a rul» against it. then thev should try to j understand and not keep insisting." i "Some, of the people brought here to jail want us to call the people that phone the station jlav.-yer for them," Bullard conti- to report something. They'll say nucd - " If tile ' d o n l t know onp there's been an accident or knif- won't tell they want us to susjfst one, but !r£ wsvne plac.c. won't tell yod xve ' 1 ' e " ol a'towd to. If they know -- - -- ' -- j a lawyer and give us his name . , --j «" -.,. . jwe're Slad to oal! him for them." Airman rays Debt GH P * AUOIH wo ra p B i Bullard also has a special gripe reserved for women. Chpekinpf women's valuables nt · ' l - i t h f t desk is a problem, he mused. 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I "'They always want to take tlvir now, his mind at ease about a. $150 valuables into jftil with them, bvit debt to a former Air Force buddy, we want to check them (or their Moore borrowed the monev from Floyd F-. Parks at. Pratt Field. Kan., in 1345. The next day was shipped out. own protection. "If it's too much "trouble we let h r j t h e m take their stuff with them." Builard said, "and advise them it's Since then, he has scanned telephone directories over the country all in snd-, made countless calls, vain, It was a newspaper story which ended the search. Mrs. Parks, who lives in Fort Wor'.h, Texas, wrote their own riF'k. We don't pay too much attention · to it, however, as we usually expect it.-" Bullard also«,£ftid he's swamped by telephone calls when someone is jailed. "We can usually expect on the . , , , . , , . .,, i average of about 15 cfills," he said. that her husband, now serving with j.. Thev uslw!Iy siart n u t with lh the Air Force on Guam, was the irl {r lend f ^ inf; ltp ... ma.n named in th« account.. ' «- "-- --' '·-- -The accompanying pictures convinced Moore. And tbday-he mailed So the next time you disregard the feelings of policemen, remember, he alsn hsts his gripe*. His a ?ISO check to his lost buddy, job is probably a lot harder than happy that the debt was squared, j yours. ' ' ' Sale of Summer Men's Fortune Alices! A. nice selection of styles and colors: Tan White Wing Tip; 2-Tbne Tan Vent; Tan'Vent; Tan' White Moccasin: Toe; Nylon Mesh Wing Top; Nylon'Mesh.'Moccasin-Toe.-The sizes'6% thru 12, ·ABCD width?. A "cool selection." Choose, yours now! 9.95 and 10,95 Values 12.95 Values 6 .« 8 REGULAR STOCK FORTUNE SHOES ^ good variety to select from . , . wing tips, cap toes, moccasin toes m Blucher styles. Both light and heavy weight shoes . . . loafers and casuals The sizes: B 1 ^ thru 12. 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All letters become the property o£ Limerick Furniture Company. None will be returned. Letters must be dropped in receptacle at store. Three judges chosen from personnel of the'Caller-Times will judge the best letter and their decision will be final. The winner will be announced in the Caller-Times. Limerick employees and immediate members of their families not eligible for this contest. : * CONTEST CLOSES SEPTEMBER 30TH 205 South Chaparral

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