Corpus Christi Caller-Times from Corpus Christi, Texas on April 29, 1965 · Page 2
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Corpus Christi Caller-Times from Corpus Christi, Texas · Page 2

Corpus Christi, Texas
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Thursday, April 29, 1965
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2 CORPUS CHRISTI TIMES, Thurs., April 29, 1965 Here's What Council Did Gunderland Marine Co. yesterday received a. conditional permit. 1(r finish' the sign on the pylon atop its building at Shoreline and Cooper, but may not get to keep it. The condition, approved by the City Council, is that Gunderland will remove the sign by painting over it if the council's final decision is that the sign is in violation of the zoning ordi-j nance, Gunderland began the earlier this month, but wasi slopped by the city inspection section. The council also granted special permit-allowing'Golden Dome Hamburgers to erect a. 120-square-foot sign at Lexington and Moravian. The sign is larger than allowed under the! zoning ordinance. · The council delayed action onj a request by Signal Oil Gas I Co. for a change in zoning to allow large signs at Gollihar and Evelyn. The council opened bids for the city depository. Corpus j Christi State National Bank, the j present depository, and Corpus Christi Bank Trust Co. presented similar bids. Each would pay 4 per cent on time deposits of 30 to 89 days and 4.5 per cent.on those of 90 days or more. If the city needs fo borrow money in anticipation of tax collections, State National would advance it at the rate of 1-13 of 1 per cent, and Bank Trust would lend it at 1-10 of 1 per cent. The city hasn't had to obtain such loans in 12 years. Bank Trust also offered certain data-processing sendees, which City Finance Director Harold Zick plans to evaluate before the council takes action on the two bids next week. In other business yesterday the City Council: -- Received a petition from residents of Glen Arbor Addition asking for .school flashing lights on South Staples at Williams and at Cain. --Received a petition iVom Saxcl Heights residents for rclopping of Liberty and Victory Streets. In a related action the council called for bids May I!) on street improvements for North, ffcst and South Saxct Drives and Brooks Drive. -- Heard a complaint. from j Gary Fitch of Executive Music] Service Co. that Southwestern! Bell Telephone Co. will not provide him requested services. --Awarded a $218.309 con- trad (o T. II. Lee for in- stallation of a sewer main for the Allison Sewage Treatment Plant now under construction. . -Appropriated, $8.500 out of the park trust fund to finance development of three acres of South Guth Park by the Pharaoh Valley Addition. --Passed the first of tlirce readings of an ordinance setting new speed limits for trains In the western areas of the city. --Referred to the Park and Recreation Board a request" of radio station KCCT for special rental rates at Memorial Coliseum for a broadcast program May 9. Suspects in Rape, Shooting To Be Arraigned Monday LONG VIEW, ffl - Two Negroes from Gladewater are ex- pected to be arraigned Monday afternoon in 125th District Court here, according to District Attorney Ralph Prince. The two men, Johnny Lee demons, 27, arid his brother-in-law, Cecil Charles H e a d, 19, were indicted yesterday by the Gregg .County Grand Jury for rape and assault with intent to murder. They are accused of raping Daflcne Blake, 22, and seriously wounding her companion, Jerry Stanford, both of Gladewater. " · ' · ' : ·''·'· The men are being held in the Gregg County Jail. Bond was de nied on the rape charge. Bonds of $10,000 each were set in the assault to murder charge. Miss Blake is recovering in a Shreveport, La., hospital after surgery for bullet wounds in the face;and.neck. Stanford is reported in satisfactory condition at Tyler, after brain surgery. 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