The Odessa American from Odessa, Texas on November 8, 1989 · 14
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The Odessa American from Odessa, Texas · 14

Odessa, Texas
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Wednesday, November 8, 1989
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Wednesday, November 8, 1989 THE AMERICAN 15A aeAislts -eleet lore 3 sident From staff and wire reports LUBBOCK The new president of Texas' largest religious denomination can be pretty fanny, but he says he is serious about wanting to heal rifts in the Baptist General Convention of Texas. As Phil Lineberger was beginning a news conference shortly after winning the presidential election Tuesday, a phone in the back of the room rang. "If that's my mother, tell her I'm busy," the 44-year-old pastor of Richardson Heights Baptist Church of Richardson cracked . Lineberger, who is considered a moderate, defeated John Morgan, pastor of Sagemont Baptist Church in Houston, and H. Bailey Stone, pastor of First Baptist Church in Odessa. Stone, who had not aligned himself with either side of the moderatefundamentalist controversy, was optimistic after the announcement. "I feel real comfortable with the outcome," Stone said in a tele- talis --- T f V. Leon Cook Services for Leon Calvin Cook, 66, of Odessa were scheduled for 4 p.m. Thursday at Hubbard-Kelly Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Bobby Phillips officiating. Masonic graveside services were set for Sunset Memorial Gardens. Mr. Cook died Tuesday at 911 system to be completed in March The American Workers have almost finished the door-to-door footwork needed to install the county's new 911 emergency telephone system, allowing for use of the system by March, E-911 staff members said Tuesday. In May, city and county workers began gathering information for readdressing rural areas. "We pretty well finished our door-to-door work," said David Young, county assistant engineer. "It's a tedious job. There are a lot of people we miss." Workers are cross-checking the information they gathered with information from Southwestern Bell Telephone, and expect to finish corrections and additions by the first of the year. Young said. The new system will direct police, fire and sheriffs dispatchers to the location of 911 calls without callers having to give their names and addresses. Eight dispatchers will train Nov. 29 on equipment brought from Lubbock in preparation for tests that begin Dec. 4, said Sgt. Kevin Jones, 91 1 data base manager. The tests will focus on calls from Odessa in December and from rural areas in January and Februar-y, he said. "They'll have basically two new pieces of equipment to look at and a lot more capabilities," Jones said. Lawyer's pay hailed DALLAS (AP) Texas has stopped paying for Richard Grissom Jr.'s attorney, raising the Essibility that the man accused of ling three Kansas women will be returned to Kansas this week. Grissom had until this afternoon to carry his extradition fight to the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals in Austin, the last step in the appeals process. Paul Shunatona, a Dallas lawyer appointed in July to represent Grissom, said Monday the court system stopped paying him after his most recent appeal failed Oct. 24 in a tower appellate court. Gilbert Pena, chief extradition counsel for Texas Gov. Bill Clements, said as a fugitive Grissom was not entitled to a lawyer after bis latest appeal in October. ( j 4 r Lineberger phone interview from Lubbock today. "I think we're going to launch ahead and focus on the main things that concern Baptists: people without Christ and people in need." The convention's reaction to Lineberger's election was mixed, Stone said. . "There were those who were pleased, but also those who had hoped to see one of the other two men win. But it was the will of the body and we went with it." Stone said his own political ca Medical Center Hospital. He was born March 19, 1923, in Wichita Falls. He married Chrystine Scott Nov. 1, 1943, in Houston. Mr. Cook had lived in Odessa 30 years. He retired from Dresser Industries as a welder. He was a U.S. Navy veteran, a 32nd degree Mason and a member of McFarland Lodge No, 955. He was a member of the American Legion and a Baptist. Survivors include his wife; a son, Stephen Cook of Odessa; a daughter, Sandra Thompson of Odessa; two brothers, Arvel Cook of Dallas and Doyle Cook of Marionville, Mo.; two sisters, Nohoma Pursley of Orlando, Fla. and Sammie Wisinger of Atlanta, Ga.; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Hubbard-Kelly Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Cirilo Acosta MONTE VISTA, Colo. Services for Cirilo Acosta, 72, of Monte Vista, Colo., were 1 1 a.m. Saturday at Romero Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was in Workers Union Cemetery. Mr. Acosta died Oct. 3 1 at i 1QOQ llnitArl Ufaw HriwA $900,000 Ti GOAL $953,005 800,000 700,000 600,000 -500,000 400,000 $433,333 $401,249 j 300,000 1 $357,653 200,000 4 1 I T 921 104 1010 1018 1024 1031 to to to to to to 104 1010 10181024 1031 117 V A i SSa ir A W GET IN ON THE SAVINGS! HUSSY I l lr4 reer in the denomination is probably ended. "Because I'm not a political person I'm probably not in line for a nomination next year. Politics seems to be important to this convention but I can't get that involved with it. I think there are more important matters." Linebergert a University of Arkansas graduate, commented on his endorsement by the Baylor Alumni Association as "a miracle almost like the parting of the Red Sea" because of the traditional rivalry between Baylor and his alma mater. That endorsement by the moderate alumni association was evidence of the struggle between fundamentalist and moderate factions of the Texas Baptists, who count 2.4 million members in almost 4,000 congregations. Lineberger said he wants to mend the strained relations with fundamentalists. Staff writer Rhonda Duey and The Associated Press contributed to this report. University Medical Center in Denver. He was born July 9, 1917, in Chihuahua, Mexico. He married Tarcila Salazar in Chihuahua, Mexico. Survivors include his wife; five daughters, Carmen Porras and Maria Isabel Flores, both of Odessa, Celia Hernandez of Monte Vista, Frances Heredia of Ulysses, Kan., and Olga Javalera of Center, Colo.; nine sons, Gualberto Acosta of Monte Vista, Manual Acosta, Macario Acosta, Felix Acosta, Ramon Acosta, Jorge Acosta, Jose Acosta, Irineo Acosta, and Mario Acosta, all of Farmington, N.M.; a sister, Candelaria Molinar of Odessa; 62 grandchildren; and 33 greatgrandchildren. Romero Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Audra Anderson Services for Audra Geneva Anderson, 77, of Odessa were pending at Kimbrough Funeral Home in Cisco. She died Tuesday at Medical Center Hospital. Hubbard-Kelly Funeral Home was in charge of local arrangements. $75,005 i fOccM III IN! NEW STYLES AESIVE WEEKLY PERMIAN MALL CHARGES MIDLAND Two Midland teen-agers were being held in Midland County Jail today charged with murder in the death of a 20-year-old man who was found stabbed Monday, police said. Jerome C. Hill, 18, 501 W. Louisana Ave., and Benjamin L. Wilson, 17, 1311 S. Mineola St., were being held on $50,000 bond each set by Midland County Justice of the Peace R.H. Pine. Hill and Wilson were arrested Tuesday morning on outstanding warrants for unrelated charges, police said. They were charged with the killing of Charles E. Hildreth, 20, 108 N. Madison St., who was found on railroad tracks near Lamesa Road about 8:45 p.m. Monday, police said. Witnesses told police that Hildreth was being chased by several people before his death, police said. INJURIES Two Odessans were in stable condition at Medical Center Hospital today after a two-car collision about 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, authorities said. Annetta R. McDowell. 36, and Mandy E. Zaliaukas, 30, were taken to MCH by ambulance after the cars they were driving collided. McDowell's children John, 5, Wesley, 7, and Channel, 10 were treated and released, a hospital spokeswoman said. McDowell, in a 1984 Oldsmo-bile Delta 88, was stopped at a stop sign in the northbound lane of Dixie Boulevard at the intersection of Yukon Road, police said. Zaliaukas was driving a Pontiac Grand Prix east on Yukon, police said. When the Oldsmobile furned to the westbound lanes of Yukon, the two cars collided, police said. McDowell was issued a citation alleging failure to yield the right of way at a stop sign, reports said. ASSAULT MIDLAND Two teen-agers were in the Midland City Jail this morning charged with an aggra- Committee to review building requests The American The building committee of the Ector County school board will discuss campus building improvements Thursday, 1 The three-member building committee will meet at noon Thursday in the conference room next to the board room in the administration building, 802 N. Sam Houston Ave. Bill Goodman, Ector County Independent School District's deputy superintendent for Business Affairs, said principals have submitted requests for building improvements. The committee will review the requests and decide what can be done within the district's budget. Serving on the committee are trustees Tommy Salmon. Jim Spencer and Jim Nelson. f.!on.-Sst. 10-9 Sun. -1-6 vated assault that sent a man to the hospital,' police said. Johnny L. Hearn, 17, 2000 Rankin Highway, and Frankie R. McKinney, 18, 1305 S. Pratt St., were charged with public intoxication and aggravated assault with bonds of $25,000 each set by Midland County Justice of the Peace R.H. Pine. A witness told police he looked out the window about 1 a.m. Tuesday and saw some men stomping on something. When the man went outside to investigate, he discovered Jose Gonzales Gonzales, no known address or age, on the ground, police reports said. Gonzales was listed in stable condition today at Midland Memorial Hospital. JAILED An Odessa woman was being held in Ector County Jail today charged with the burglary of an Odessa motel, reports said. Rosie Galindo, 39, also known as Jesusita Garay and Garcia, Route 5 box 4910, was being held on $10,000 bond set by Municipal Judge J.E. Weatherly. She was arrested about 1 p.m. Tuesday on a warrant issued by Weatherly. Jay Christian reported that about $100 was taken from a cash register at the Sunset Motel in the 1300 block of East Second Street between 3:15 and 3:30 p.m. Oct. 25 while his wife, the motel manager, was picking up the couple's daughter from school, Odessa police reports said. A witness told officers that someone scaled a fence to enter the building while another person kept watch. BOND SET Bond was set for an Odessa man charged with the robberies of two westside convenience stores, police reports said. Henry Rand Jr., 30, 1502 Keeling St., was being held in the Ector County Jail on two $7,500 bonds set by Municipal Judge J.E. Weatherly. Rand was arrested near the scene of a robbery in which a ' . I.- - V ! THE CALVARY BOYS Dallas, Texas WALL TO WALL SUNDAY November 12, 1989 GRACE BAPTIST CHURCH (Corner University & Dixie in Odessa) CALVARY BOYS GOSPEL MUSIC Concerts: 1 0:00 & 1 1 :00 A.M. 2:00 P.M. (Voluntary Love Offering Received) Information: 337-7255 John Henry Theisen, Pastor Home Of Grace Christian School Entire Stock BENIM ' GIRBAUD RIO GUESS J0RDACHE DAKOTA BLUE JEANJER D0NTST0P The America small amount of cash was taken from a 7-Eleven store in the 3600 block of West Eighth Street about- f , 3:30 a.m. Tuesday, Odessa police reports said. Rand also was charged witte robbing a small amount of change! and a clerk's wallet from thel Merit convenience store in the: 1000 block of North Golder Ave-1 nue shortly after the store closed: at midnight, police said. RELEASED MIDLAND A man was re-; leased form Midland County Jail; Tuesday after being charged with aggravated assault in the shooting; of another Midland man, police- said. Bill Umfrees, 33, 4303 An-' drews Highwav No. 705. was released on $10,000 bond set by Midland County Justice of the Peace R.H. Pine. The victim in the shooting. Marion R. Smith, 38, was listed , in stable condition today at Midland Memorial Hospital, a spokeswoman said. Smith came to the Old English Village apartments with a .45-caliber handgun, police said. During an argument between two men. Smith was shot once in the leg, police reports said. Odessa Police Nov. 7 Burglary: Ruben J. Chavez, reported jewelry valued at $2,500 taken from a residence in the 300 block of East 50th Street about 3:30 a.m. Tuesday. Cpl. D. Sheffield Burglary: Alicia Molinar reported a video game system, television, videocas-: sette recorder and stereo valued at $1,700 taken from a residence in the 400 block of West Clements Street between 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Monday. Cpl. H. Thomas. Burglary: Cheryl E. Surber reported a camcorder valued at $1,200 taken from a residence in the 3800 block of Eisenhower Road between 5 and 8 p.m. Sunday. Officer R. Smith. Unauthorized use of a motor vehicle: Bertha A. Nunez reported a 1977 Olds-mobile valued at $1,300 taken from a residence on Route 5 in August 1989. Officer E. Martinez. Criminal Mischief: Royce Z. Holdef reported damage estimated at $750 to a 1990 Nissan at the Odessa Hilton in the 5200 block of East University Boulevard between 9 and 1 1 p.m. Saturday. Detec-' tive Cpl. M. Fuentes. JEANS OFF Our Already LOW PRICE PRETEEN AND JUNIOR SIZES CHIC SUNSET BLUES BEVERLY HILLS TRAFFIC t i : - ti) . M I: -V-Mlr

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