The Corpus Christi Caller-Times from Corpus Christi, Texas on August 18, 1971 · Page 7
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The Corpus Christi Caller-Times from Corpus Christi, Texas · Page 7

Corpus Christi, Texas
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Wednesday, August 18, 1971
Page 7
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CORPUS CHRISTI TIMES, Wed., Aug. 18,1971 7A Wife's Eye View Walt Pierce piloted his Stearrhan .biplane while letting out a trail of smoke during a recent air show in Milwaukee. The picture was taken by his .wife Sandi who stood on the top wing as part-of the act. Milwaukee Sentinel photographer · Lynn Howe 11 supplied the pre-set motor-driven camera. (AP Wirephoto), TEAR GAS FIRED Puerto Rico Prison Disturbance Quelled SAN JUAN ffl -- Authorities late yesterday quelled a prison riot at Ponce, Puerto Rico's second largest city, after vio- Supporters Must Pay Own Fare MONTGOMERY, Ala. W -A DCS jet plane has been chartered to take Alabama legislators to New York to 'hear Gov. George C. Wallace speak at a fund-raising dinner Sept. 25, but it -will cost them $100 apiece if they go. Letters asking- for contributions have been sent by Wallace's n a t i o n a l campaign headquarters to all 106 members of the House and 35 in the Senate. The governor, who may run for president again in 1972, will speak at a ?50-a-plate dinner sponsored by the Courage party at the Americana Hotel in New York City. Wallace said many legislators have indicated they \vant to accompany him to New York and the jet has been chartered to provide transportation, but a $100 contribution would be required to cover the costs. lence erupted for the second night in a row. Some 100 men took over four wards at the prison and barricaded themselves behind bunks and beds. They set fire to mattresses and refused orders to come out into the yard until police fired tear gas grenades. .State police and prison guards subdued 30 men in one of'the four occupied wards and then persuaded rioters holding another three wards to surrender. A police spokesman said there were -no injuries. .The jail, built in 1906, is located near downtown Ponce. It was the scene of disturbances Monday night. Last night they became more serious and unrest spread among residents of nearby areas. The jail currently holds 394 men. Officials estimated some 100 took part in the riots. After the melee ended, some prisoners told newsmen they were protesting poor food and "cruel treatment by some guards." One man claimed guards beat up prisoners. Prison officials denied it but promised an investigation. Some 25 prisoners, believed to be riot leaders, were taken to the stcte penitentiary near San Juan. Ponce is on Puerto Rico's southern coast. Veterinary Congress Opens in Mexico City MEXICO CITY ffl -- Problems created by the rapid import and export of animals were di'scussed yesterday in the first plenary session of the 14th World Veterinary Congress. Spread of disease for which there is*no known cure, such as the African pig disease, is among the principal risks from the international transport of animals, the doctors, led by Dr. Pedro Acha, · chief of the veterinary section of the Pan American Health Office in Washington, said. Also emphasized was the need or establishment of internationally standardized to be used in the export and import of animals. The veterinarians were advised- that frequently one of their most important jobs is to guard human health from diseases that originate in animals. , Brucellosis or Malta fever was cited as one of the most dangerous of the illnesses both to animals and human beings. In cows the disease causes approximately 40 per cent of the animals affected to abort nd reduces milk production for. about four or five months while humans experience fever, pain and possible abortion or sterilization. / o i master charge i The bank with EVERYTHING going for YOU! 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