The Corpus Christi Caller-Times from Corpus Christi, Texas on November 21, 1971 · Page 4
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The Corpus Christi Caller-Times from Corpus Christi, Texas · Page 4

Corpus Christi, Texas
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Sunday, November 21, 1971
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4A Corpus Christ! Caller-Times, Sun., Nov. 21,1971 Black vote sends Houston mayor's race into runoff White house tree It will take a lot of trimming for this Christmas tree, a 63-foot Fraser fir giant which will grace the White House lawn this Christmas. The t r e e was cut Saturday near Beech Gap, jusi off the Blue Ridge Parkway in western North Carolina. (AP Wirepholo) HOUSTON OP) -- Late returns from .precincts in Houston's black areas Saturday night pushed incumbent Mayor Louie Welch into a runoff Dec. 7 with challenger Fred Hofheinz. Welch, seeking his fifth term, a p p e a r e d to lead through earJy returns, at one time having 56.1 per cent of the vote over five opponents. But as black precincts in the city started reporting, that margin started dropping. Late Saturday night, with just 16 of the city's 245 boxes unreported, Welch's lead had been cut to 46.9 per cent while Hofheinz had 43.7 per cent. In all, Welch had 94,393 of the votes reported while Hofheinz had 87,934 and a third man, former City Councilman Robert S. Webb, had 13,499. Other minor candidates took the rest with the strongest being Debby Leonard, who ran on the Socialist Workers ticket and drew 2,938 votes and 1.4 per cent of the total. In the councilman District B race, black real estate man Judspn Robinson Jr. was leading incumbent A. L. Miller. Robinson, who narrowly lost.a two-man race against Miller in 1969, had just one vote more than Miller and a third man, R. A. Adams. ·. Robinson had 87,992;. Miller 64,619 and Adams 23,372. If Robinson won he would be the first Negro city councilman in the city's history. A runoff also appeared cer- Rep. Carrillo to run for state Senate post ALICE -- State Rep. Oscar Carrillo Sr. will run for state senator in 1972 and his administrative assitant, Alice attorney R. E. Lopez Jr., will seek Carrillo's place in the House, the two announced Saturday. Carrillo, of Benavides, said he will seek election as state senator from the 21st Senatorial District, which encompasses 17 area counties. He now represents the 48th District in the House, which includes Duyal, Jim Wells and Starr Counties. Under the new redistricting plan, the district will become the 57th and will add Jim Hogg County. Lopez, 30, is a member of the Alice law firm of Dean, Mullen Lopez. Carrillo, of Benavides, is served on such commutes as appropriations, livestock, data processing, agriculture, judicial districts and aeronautics. Lopez has served as Carril- lo's administrative assistant the past two years. He is a cratic county chairman and as Plane carrying 25 lost HONG KONG (Af) - A jet a i r l i n e r with 25 persons aboard was presumed down in the sea early Sunday about 50 miles southeast of Hong Kong. British navy ships and air force helicopters searrfiedThe area in vain. Military spokesmen said the rescue ships and helicopters were sweeping the area from which emergency distress beeper signals -- the kind usually sent by automatic emergency transmitters on life rafts- were put out shortly after midnigh. An hour after two Royal Navy patrol ships and two Royal Air Force helicopters reached the area, a military spokesman said they had "found nothing but are continuing the search." The 13th U.S. Air Force in the Philippines said it would join the search. The missing China Air Lines Caravelle's passenger list carried no America nnames. An airline spokesman said a passenger listed as Lauro Muller Neto was the Brazilian ambassador to Nationalist China. The plane took off Saturday night from Taipei carrying 17 passengers and eight crew members, the spokesman said. a delegate to state Democratic conventions. Lopez has served as a director of the Coastal Bend Bar Association, officer of the Knights of Columbus, a trustee of St. Joseph's School, a director of St. Joseph's Educational Fund Inc., and district commissioner for the Boy Scouts of America. He is a member of he Alice Lions Club and tiie Jim Wells County Masler Planners Association. Vote by a whisper PORT M O R E S B Y New Guinea /P) -- "Whisper votes" with pictures of candidates are to be used in next year's House of Assembly general election. Illiterate villagers will be able to point to the picture of a candidate and whisper to an official that he is hie choice. tain in the at-Iarge .position 2 i-ace between i n c u m b e n t Frank Mann with 47.6 per cent of the vote and Jerry P. McGee with 17.4 per cent. Five other challengers split the rest of the ballots. In the city controller's race, Leonel j. Castillo, a Mexican- American activist, was leading incumbent Roy B. Oakes, who has been ill for some time with a stroke and unable to go to his office although he has said he does his work at home. A third man in the race took enough votes to ensure, a runoff. 3 liberals lead Houston school race HOUSTON *)._ Two members of the liberal Citizens for Good Schools slate appeared to be winning in the Houston school board race Saturday night while a third member of the slate appeared certain for a runoff. The liberal group swept all four school board positions in 1969 after decades of control by the conservative Committee for Sound American Education. ' · · ; . . . . . · In all, a field of 37 candidates sought the three positions open on the school board, but candidates backed by the two organizations ran well ahead. Early returns showed runoffs possible in all three races but as black precincts started reporting the liberal candidates forged ahead. With 213 of the 236 precincts reporting late Saturday night David T. Lopez, a labor lawyer, had 82,491 votes and 51 8 per cent of the ballots while his major conservative opponent, attorney Jack L Penman had 54,197 and 34 per cent of the votes. In the second race, black physician Herman A. Barnett had 80,823 and 51.3 per cent of the vote while conservative Ronald D. Hill, a Baptist, minister, had 49,605 and 31.4 pet- cent of the vote. In the third position, Mrs Karl Kamralh, the liberal candidate, was leading with 70,fi79 and 45.2'per cent of the vote whiles Mrs Irene G. Lewis had 40,455 or 29.7 per cent. Ship neivs In Port Anco Star (Norwegian), at Oil Dock c ~n Matc-o (Llberlon), at Oil Dock FASHION AND QUALITY AT LOW-LOW PRICES MONEY BACK GUARANTEED IF NOT COMPLETELY SATISFIED 4 r 02 SOUTH STAPLES ACROSS FROM PARKDALE STORE HOURS MOW-THRU FR/. J O - 9 TUES. WED. SAT. 10-7 s s s GIGANTIC FABRIC GROUP I 100% POLYESTER DOUBLE KNIT GROUP II BETTER « a DOUBLE KNITS 60" WIDE - ASST. SOLIDS MACHINE WASHABLE FIRST QUALITY $^66 VALUE TO jgL ye AMKAiiSS 55 ^ 4 ' 9 8 Y D ' ^TM " - _ ==- _ f^FNGS master charge 58" . 60" WIDE MACHINE WASHABLE VALUE Tn FIRST QUALITY U PERMANENT PRESS ASST. SOLIDS $5.98 YD. 100% TEXTUR8ZED POLYiSTEi 54"-56" WIDE MACHINE WASHABLE IDEAL FOR PANTS - DRESSES CHOOSE FROM STRIPES - SOLIDS VALUE TO 4.98 YE). $^86 3 YD. CLEARANCE SPECIAL BONDED ACRYLIC FABRIC 60" WIDE MACHINE WASHABLE BACK 100% ACETATE TRICOT ASST. PATTERNS VALUE TO $3.59 YD. CLOSEOUT OF GROUP I DRIP DRY COMBED BROADCLOTH $166 1 YD. 45" WIDE ASST. SOLID COLORS VALUES TO 54 " - ». s .$ioo FOR GROUP II ASSORTMENT OF PERMANENT PRESS FABRICS 45" WIDE ASST. PRINTS 4 YDS. $ I F OR I VALUE TO $1.39 YD. 2 YDS. $ I FOR I 00 HRIF WEEKLONG SALE! PRICES GOOD THUft. NOV. 18th THRU WED. NOV. 24th AT YOUR CORPUS CHRIST! THRIFTEX STORES 3001 ATHS « ULBWMI AT MOKAN. 440-9:00 MOtf-SAT. (UNIT HCVTS KUIVEB) SPECIAL VALUES FROM OUR HOUSEWARES DEPARTMENT LARGE ENAMEL ROASTER HOLD 1 8 TO 22 LB. 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