Corpus Christi Caller-Times from Corpus Christi, Texas on April 30, 1976 · Page 23
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milestones CORPUS CHRISTI TIMES, Fri., Apr. 30,1976 23A people Sylvia Chase to be '60 Minutes' substitute CBS announced Thursday that Sylvia Chase will substitute for Morley Safer, Mike Wallace and Dan Rather when they take their . .vacations from the weekly Sun! day show "60 Minutes." She will r also replace them if they become involved in election assignments. Up to now. Miss Chase has been primarily a con- Chase :. tributor to the CBS series of daytime specials for \ women. Gloria, turning 50, tells figure secrets Actress Cloris Leachman, turning 50, said this week she keeps her figure with a daily diet of . lemon juice, orange juice,- two fruit meals and one vegetable ; meal. A vegetarian for 17 years, Miss Leachman now weighs less than she did when, as a North- · western University coed, she won the title of Miss Chicago of Leachman 1946 and went on to be a runnerup in the Miss America contest. At 20, she weighed 120 pounds. Today she's no. Woman 'climbing' bank dies In fall Rainier fell 40 feet to her death Thursday during a climbing exercise on a Clayton, Mo., bank building. Evelyn F. Mooers, 54, fell while a group of about 10 bank officials and friends watched. She had attached her climbing rope to a drain pipe grating on the roof. It gave way. Mrs. Glroud to be honored at Ann Arbor Francoise Giroud, the French cabinet minister for women's affairs, flew to New York from Paris Thursday on her way to the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor. Mrs. Giroud, former editor and board chairman of L'Express, thenewsweekly, will be commencement speaker Saturday and wil! receive an honorary doctorate of humane letters. Caroline has stomach ailment Giroud Ford spokesman in Florida dies ciated Press newsman, Thursday in Lake Worth, FLa. He was 45. Edwin Green Martin, President Ford's Florida campaign spokesman and a former Asso- died of a heart attack Caroline Kennedy, hospitalized earlier this week for what was described as a routine physical, has gastritis, a chronic inflammation of the stomach. Dr. Russell Boles said today that the 18-year-old daughter of the late President John F. Kennedy will remain at New England Baptist Hospital in Boston "for a few more days." Boles said Miss Kennedy is no longer in pain but is still being treated with antispasmodie drugs and a special diet. Sen. Edmunds. Muskie, D-Maine, was admitted to Bethesda Naval Hosp i t a l T h u r s d a y f o r treatment of an inflamed neck nerve. An aide said Muskie will remain in the hospital for several days and quoted the senator's physician as saying "the inflammation Is painful but not serious." John S. Knight, who took the Depression- starved Akron, Ohio, B e a c o n - J o u r n a l and built it into the Knight-Ridder chain, says It's time to retire. Knight, 81, has surrendered his title of editorial chairman of the Knight-Ridder chain, a 33-newspaper group he started in 1933. Knight says some colleagues want him to write a Bicentennial column on July 4, but "what the hell could I say on the Fourth of July that anybody would want to read?" Muskie's nerve problem painful Publisher Knight is retiring at 81 Salute to Duke First Lady Betty Ford stood beside singer Sarah Vaughan as she talked to Mercer Ellington, son of the late Duke Ellington, at a memorial concert to the Jazz composer In New York Thursday night. Nearly 4,000 persons attended the memorial In the Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine. Mrs. Bennett Ocker , Mrs. Bennett (Eula Bell) Oeker, 69, of 535 Ralston, died yesterday afternoon at her home. ·:! She had lived in Corpus 'Christi since 1924. '. i Among survivors are her ·husband; two sons, Jesse ^nd Gene Ocker, both of ·Corpus Christi; three sis- ·tlers, Mrs. Harold Searcey ,'bC Austin, Mrs. W. C. Echols of Alice and Mrs. Chester Lang of Corpus Christi; a brother, Leroy Rose of A u s t i n , and four grandchildren. Cage-Mills Downtown Chapel. Mrs. Aacunclon Garcia . M r s . Ascuneioti Garcia, 62. of 2606 Riggan, died yes- t e r d a y m o r n i n g in her home. She had lived in Corpus Ghristi since 1950. Among survivors are five sons, Arnoldo, E!oy and Gustavo Garcia, all of Corpus Christi, Hector Garcia of Muskegon, Mich, and Eliseo Garcia III of Concepcion; three daughters, Mrs. Leonardo Mejia and Mrs. Celso Rodriguez, both of Corpus Christi, and Mrs. Roland Lerma of Memphis, Tenn.; three brothers, Victor R a m i r e z of Corpus Christi, Indalecio and Gilberto Ramirez, both of Ramirez, and seven sisters, Mrs. Julio Caballero, Mrs. Lino Gonzalez, Mrs. Connie Holeman, and Mrs. Eliseo Gonzalez, all of Corpus Christi, Mrs. Josefa Ramirez of Houston, Mrs. Octavio Garcia of Benayides and Miss Ester Ramirez of Ramirez. Mauro P. Garcia Funeral Home of San Diego. Mrs. Vlda! Herrera Sr. ROBSTOWN -- Mrs. Vidal (Julia) Herrera Sr., 70, died yesterday morning in a Corpus Christi hospital after a long illness. She had lived in Robstown since 1940. Among survivors are her husband; four sons, Esteban Herrera of Garden Grove, Calif., Jose, Venancio and Vidal Herrera Jr., all of San Antonio; two daughters,' Mrs. Esther Guerra of Corpus Christi and Mrs. Emilia Chacon of Robstown; two brothers, Ben Rodriguez of Victoria and Arturo Rodriguez of Toledo, Ohio; two sisters, Mrs. Beatrice Herredia of San Antonio and Mrs. Adelina Puente of Robstown, 25 grandchildren and 12 great- grandchildren. Ramon Funeral Home. Mrs. Felipe Benavldez Sr. ROBSTOWN - Mrs. Felipe (Santos) Benavidez Sr., 68, of Robstown, died yesterday morning in a Corpus Christi n u r s i n g home after a long illness. Among survivors are her husband; five sons, Faustino and Juan Benavidez, both of Robstown, Amador, Jose Felix and Felipe Benavides Jr., all of Corpus Christi; three daughters, Mrs. Lucia Garcia of Oxnard, Calif., Mrs. Teresa Pena of Corpus Christi and' Mrs. Guadalupe Estrada of RobBtown; four brothers, Margarito and Jose Guajardo and Celestino Castro, all of Robstown, and Benito Guajardo of Sacramento, Calif., 36 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. Ramon Funeral Home. J. D. Roach MATH1S - J. D. Roach, 62, died yesterday in a Corpus Chrsiti hospital after a short illness. He was the owner of the Mathis Construction Co. Survivors include his wife, Arlene; two daughters, Mrs. Betsy R. Chase of Mundelein, 111., and Mrs. Carol Lynn Robertson of Houston; two brothers, Clarence Wilson of Bryson and Lawrence Wilson of Bre- okenridge; three sisters, Miss Florence Wilson of Breckenridge and Mrs. Evelyn Courtney and Mrs. Dorothy Jimerson, both of Longview, and five grandchildren. Dobie Funeral Home. Clinton Dee Cooke Clinton Dee Cooke, infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Lee Cooke of San Marcos, died at birth Wednesday in an Austin hospital. Other survivors are his paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. John R. Cooke Sr. of Robstown, and his maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Lorn White of Calallen. Robslown Funeral Home, Mrs. Mellda Gonzalez Mrs. Melida Gonzalez, 64, of 1206 Logan, died yesterday in a local hospital. She had lived in Corpus Christi 35 years. Surviving are four sons, Manuel Rodriguez and Roland Gonzalez Jr., both of Corpus Christi, Rudy Rodriguez of Chicago, 111., and Lee Rodriguez of Houston; two daughters, Mrs. Mimi Rodriguez of Corpus Christi and Mrs. Adei R. Silvas of H o u s t o n ; f o u r brothers, Emilio Mireles of San Antonio. Rafael Mireles of McAllcn, Seraplo Mireles of Corpus Christi and Gabriel Mireles of Pontiac, Mich,; three sisters, Mrs. Lorenzo Esciimllla of De Los Saenz, Mrs. Julia Rosa of Pharr and Mrs. Maria Tunguma of Corpus Chrisli, 15 grandchildren and three grcat- grandchiidren. Angclus Funeral Home. A Record of Honest Service And Impressive Achievement for The People.... AI ways Fancy rhetoric or high priced advertising can sometimes achieve the image of high quality and substance for a commercial product. But in politics, only hard, dedicated and sincere work should succeed in giving a candidate this image. State Representative CARLOS TRUAN has not had the money to conduct the kind of high priced newspaper and electronic media campaign that the incumbent Senator and the inexperienced so-called "non-politician listener" have waged in this race. But then, CARLOS TRUAN has the invaluable asset that neither of them has an impressive and substantive record of eight years of honest service and achievement. SUBSTANCE, if you will, is what separates CARLOS TRUAN from the other candidates. Consider the quality and substance of some of those legislative measures and areas of concecn that CARLOS TRUAN has sponsored and actively supported during his eight years as your Representative in the House of Representatives: . 1. A strong Public Utility Regulatory Act to check the ever rising cost of our public utility services. 2. The Texas Adult Education Act to provide a basic education of high school equivalency for an estimated 4.9 million adult Texans. 3. The Texas Bilingual Education Act to help linguistically different children progress in school at the same rate as English speaking children. 4. The Greater South Texas Cultural Basin Commission created to focus upon the particular problems of South Texas to establish permanent solutions for its economic and social problems. 5. The Texas Child Care Licensing Act to provide for more adequate child care facilities by both public and private institutions. 6. The Act exempting the homestead residence of persons 65 years of age or older from property taxes under certain circumstances. In a word, PEOPLE is what CARLOS TRUAN is all about. CARLOS TRUAN hasn't solved all of the problems or satisfied all of the needs of South Texas, but in trying to do his best in his efforts he hasn't been one of its problems, either. All you can expect from CARLOS TRUAN as your next STATE SENATOR is his continued dedication to be a hard working, sincere and honest representative. All you can expect from CARLOS TRUAN as your next STATE SENATOR is that he will continue to fight the good fight for the people... ALWAYSI ELECT TRUAN SENATOR ;^ South Texas Miis a State Senator like him...now! ·.': May 1st Democratic Primary ' Pol Ailv Pa (of fcv Cjilus Ttuan Camp.vgn Fund. G Rudo'ph Garza J r . Tre.isuier, 2601 : iMo'gan Aye C 0 Ti* The overriding issue in the choice between President Ford and Governor Reagan, two very good men, is: Governor Reagan, cannot be elected in November. So the choice becomes - do we want a liberai Democratic president coupled with an irresponsible Congress, or do we want President Ford to continue his realistic, diligent, responsible leadership and his restraint over Congress. *tf* Ford 15 I'd Pol Adv hy n C. Alinn. I20h Bjnk ft Fri^i Trover. C C

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