Corsicana Daily Sun from Corsicana, Texas on March 31, 1970 · Page 10
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10— Corsicana Daily Sun, Tuesday, March 31, 1970 COURTHOUSE DISTRICT COURT In the matter of the marriage of: Shirley Kay Moore and Joe Claburn Moore—judgment for dissolution of marriage. In the matter of the marriage of. Judith A. Newland and V. J. Newland—order granting temporary injunction and fixing alimony and child support payments pending divorce. DISTRICT ATTORNEY Two complaints were accepted. One for theft and one for a worthless check. COUNTYCLERK Warranty Deeds J. H. Fondren to Lxmme L. Almond—part of the John Fullerton survey. J. A. Miller to D. G. Rosborough—part of block 117 in the city of Corsicana. James H. Martin to E. C. Butler—lots 4 and 5 in block 452-B in the city of Corsicana. E. C. Butler to Myrl V. Stafford—lots 4 and 5 in block 452-B in the city of Corsicana. Jerry N. Shelton to B, R. Colburnh-15.532 acres in the E. P. Baker survey. SHERIFF S OFFICE There were 14 prisoners in the County Jail this morning. JUSTICE COURT, PCT. 1 W. H. Tipton, Place 1 Fines on ten traffic violations totaled $269.50. One person was fined for a water safety violation, $10 and $3 costs. One person was fined $5 and $7.50 costs for theft by false pretext. Two small claims court suits were filed. Howe French, Place 2 Fines on nine traffic violations totaled $199. SHOP AT HOME I WILL BRING CARPET SAMPLES IN ANY COLOR SO YOU MAY SHOP COAAFORTABLY IN YOUR HOME. MATCH YOUR DECOR PERFECTLY. Professional Carpet Installation.' a . c. cox Phone 874-6647 Choralaires Entertain Kiwanians Members of the Kiwanis Club were entertained by the Navarro Junior College Choralaires at their weekly luncheon meeting Monday in the Cactus Room of the Navarro Hotel. The select choral group, directed by James Samuel Choate Jr., choral director at the college, was accompanied at the piano by Mrs. Dan Roberts in the absence of the student accompanist, Harry Hodge. Choate advised the Kiwanians that the choral group is scheduled for a Texas tour and also a tour of churches and schools in North Carolina in the near future. Selections included “Age of Aquarius”, “Let the Sunshine”, “This Guy’s in Love with You”, “In My Father’s House”, “Let It Be Me”, “Release Me”, and “O Happy Day”. Chick Reed led the pledge to the flag, and Elbert Prince gave the invocation. Guests included Mrs. Milton Campbell and Mr. and Mrs. Odell Green. Tom Boyd, chairman of industrial sales for the Kiwanis Club’s annual broom sale May 46, handed out assignments for advance industrial sales. Famed Depository Building for Sale HOME DESTROYED—A Corsicana fireman works his way around the flaming debris that was the home of Mrs. W. P. Portwood, at 2412 W. 13th Ave. She was a way from home when the fire started about 10:30 p.m. Monday. Flames had a good start when fire fighters arrived, and only one room of the frame house was left standing when the fire was tapped out. (Sun Staff Photo) DALLAS (AP) — The Texas School Book Depository Building goes on the auction block April 16. The drab, seven-story building that entered American history the day President John F. Kennedy was assassinated, will go to the highest bidder at the Northpark Inn in Dallas. The Warren Commission report found Lee Harvey Oswald was the one who fired three shots at the back of Kennedy’s head as he rode in a motorcade on Nov. 22, 1963. The Report found the shots were fired from the sixth floor corner window of the 62-year-old structure. Six years haven’t changed the appearance of the solid, tan brick building except for the addition of a black and white sign lettered on the glass front door reading: “No admittance except on official business.” O. V. Campbell, the vice president of the depository, which is a private warehouse with no official ties to the State of Texas, said curiosity on the part of visitors and local residents prompted the posting of the sign. “For three months after the assassination, we had a guard at the door to discourage visitors,” said Campbell. “We’re trying to conduct a business here.” On any weekend, even now, dozens of persons can be observed strolling about Dealey Plaza outside, pointing up at the corner window. Inside, the sixth floor now is vacant, except for a few empty book cartons near the elevator. The cracked, white-brick window ledge at the southeast corner is only a foot from the floor. When the Venetian blinds are pulled up and the tall, creaking window is raised, a clear panorama of the plaza below is revealed. The building is owned by the Dallas Trust Corp. The majority stockholder of the firm, Col. D. Harold Byrd, 69, has decided to liquidate some of his holdings. The Texas School Book Depository has built a new warehouse outside Dallas and their lease on the building is about to expire. The auction is open to the public and auctioneer G. C. Walters, who will conduct the bidding, says no stipulations have been put on possible buyers as to what may be done with the building. Walters said some have suggested turning the building into a shrine in honor of the memory of the President. Another informal proposal has been made to convert it into a John F. Kennedy Memorial Day Care Center. It’s just possible the new owner will choose to raze the structure, Watch your Money GROW OPEN A SAVINGS ACCOUNT TODAY AT Coreicana National Bank MEMBER F.D.I.C. ARLON SIMMONS WILL APPRECIATE YOUR VOTE AND INFLUENCE FOR COUNTY COMMISSIONER PRECINCT NO. 2 SATURDAY MAY 2nd A VOTE FOR ARLON SIMMONS IS A VOTE FOR EXPERIENCED MANAGEMENT OF YOUR TAX DOLLAR. PAID POLITICAL ADVERTISEMENT, BY ARLON SIMMONS Campaigning In Full Swing Is By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS nil spoke out vigorously but no two of the major party candidates for U.S. Senator in Texas dwelt on the same issues in campaigning Monday. Sen. Ralph Yarborough, bidding for another term, accused his Democratic primary opponent, Lloyd Bentsen of Houston, of spending millions “in a brazen way to buy a seat in the United States Senate.” Bentsen, in turn, declared that “the incumbent senator is out of step with the opinions and aspirations of the majority of Texans.” On the Republican side, Rep. George Bush of Houston called for support of legislation sought by President Nixon to combat crime. Robert Morris of Dallas, opposing Bush for the GOP nomination, put in a plug for confirmation of Nixon’s nominee for the Supreme Court, Judge G. Harrold Carswell, and for relaxation of tight credit policy. 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Bentsen, in Houston, asserted, “The silent American, the person who is fed up with the trends in this country that are undermining our most important values, traditions and institutions ...is quite certain that the incumbent senator is out of step with the opinions and aspirations of the majority of Texas. “The silent American ... is concerned about permissiveness and about the breakdown in law and order. He thinks his leaders should place a higher priority on stopping this rapid rise in crime, juvenile delinquency and use of narcotics.” Bentsen’s itinerary called for him to follow Yarborough into San Antonio today. 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