Valley Morning Star from Harlingen, Texas on April 16, 1975 · Page 9
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'Sweets- Smell Incidental To Bidders In Zoo Auction VALUT MOfrNING STA« Harfingmi. Tex at Wednesday, April 16 # 1975 —A 9 CROSSWORD PUZZLE ACROSS 56 Procured I I 1 v'1 B NEW YORK (UPI) - There were lions and burros; a jaguar called “Cagney" and a bison named “Maude;" chickens, llamas and goats, but bv far the most popular was a two-year-old female skunk who answers to the name of “Sweets. ’ ’ The animals, 90 in all, were auctioned Tuesday by Municipal S e r v i c e s Administrator John T. Carroll to ease overcrowding at three of the city’s zoos Sealed bids were received from a variety of zoos, and others, but no one was quite prepared for the onslaught of calls and mail that came from as far away as London One caller was a woman in Manhattan who inquired about the jaguar. Her husband, she explained, was giving her trouble and a big. sleek cat seemed a handy solution. Her query was quickly discarded. From Punta Arenas. Chile, came a letter from Maribel Santos. a high school student who wrote: "I do not have too much money and can pay only little, but I would like you to inform me of the price of little monkey. It happens that I have a little brother who is ill and always want ed to have one. " Brian Akin of Clinton, Iowa, bid ' $15.03 for the skunk named Sweets I can only pay $15.03. but I’ll give it a good home and i’ll feed it. “I am only 11 years old, but I plan on being a zoologist when I’m old enough. And I like animals.” Mrs. Karen Lohrey of Clark, N.J.. pointed out that she already has one skunk. “I have had her for two years. She was rather wild when I bought her. After one month, she had changed considerably. She now has the whole house to walk around I don’t keep her caged. I feed her meats and eggs mainly, and vegetables. I have tried to purchase another skunk and have had no luck. I would take very good care of her." Norman Crummel of Kalamazoo. Mich., was intested in some of the the animals, the "smaller ones" and certainly no “big leopards, lions or bison " From Yaphank. N.Y., John Rauh. bid $27 for a burro. “I have a nice barnyard for us to play together," he said, adding “I am seven years old." “I have a 10-year-old mentally retarded daughter who loves and cares for small animals with a tenderness you seldom see in anyone." wrote a mother from the Midwest "So in her behalf. I would like to make a bid of $10 for Sweets the woods kitty, as she calls it God bless you " The city responded to all the queries, and many of the writers followed through with formal bids on the official forms. Dawn Breakers Lions Club Elects Officers Don Wilson was elected president of the Harlingen Dawn Breakers Lions Club Tuesday, succeeding Fidel Davila who has held the post for the past year. Other officers elected Tuesday are Jessy Bums, first vice president; Salvador Garza, second vice president; Bob Devey. third vice president; John Fontenot, secretary; Norvell Holveck, treasurer; Tomas Flores, lion tamer, and Wayne Pickering, tail twister. New directors are Frank Fusco. Ramon De Leon. Charles Pool and Wilburn Stanteen 1 Alack 5 Animal 10 Absent 14 Hasty 15 Consumer 1 6 Ruth 17 Kind of skirt 18 Monument 19 Swerve 20 Depart 22 Registered ceremoniously 24 Vestibule 26 Teacher’s assn. (ab.) 27 Lowest Hindu caste 30 Yelp 32 Kind of prisoner 36 Sad (Fr.) 38 Trespass 40 Wheel hub 41 Lincoln 42 Tars 45 Love (Scot.) 46 Scoundrels 48 Biblical land 49 Hunts 51 Result 53 Bom (Fr.) 55 Credit 58 Ancient Persian coin 60 High-toned 63 Soundest 66 Entrance 67 Shield 69 Travail 71 Blackthorn (Scot.) 72 Scolds 73 Evils 74 Repair 75 Beach 76 Passionless DOWN 1 Limb 2 Secular 3 Ass (Span.) 4 Blackeyes (slang) 5 Assail 6 Beanery 7 Goddess of mischief 8 Vend 9 Drill 10 Refrain 11 Ship’s trail 12 Retired 13 Fir 21 Punkies 1 2 3 4 14 17 20 23 Self (Scot.) 25 Conceded 27 Gape 28 Citified 29 Eats sparingly 31 Expert 33 Drops 34 Arouse 35 Balk (Soot.) 37 Beget 39 Penn Central and Santa Fe (ab.) 43 Charged particle 44 Tarnish 47 Sweetened 50 Anchorite 52 Dawn Goddess 54 Less difficult 57 Former Russian rulers 59 Civet 60 Porter 61 Bank transaction 62 Affirmative (slang) 64 Unaccompanied 65 Cultivate 66 Military honor (ab.) 68 Current car model 70 Hallucinatory drug LAND USE CHICAGO (UPI) - Current and proposed direct and indirect controls of land use for environmental protection will be examined at the American Bar Association's National Conference on Environmental Law in Warrenton. Va. Mav 2-4 The Rickshaw Club "The Mosf Talked About Club In The Valle/ For Its Unique Atmosphere Bofcind Sun Volley Motor Hotel - Horiingen The Rickshaw management apologizes for not being oble to accomodate all its demanding customers We invite you to our larger and exclusively decorated club, fully corpeted with a private conference room. APPEARING TUESDAY THROUGH SATURDAY MAME JONES BAND Wednesday Night LADIES NIGHT B mt Or Champogne For Uncscortad ladies Coming . . Sunday, Monday Tuesday and Wednesday BRINDIS TROPICAL Monday Through Friday HAPPY HOUR 4 To 7 ... Two Drinks For Th* Price Of One Actor Richard Conte Dies Of Heart Attack c*ffM Uaty draft, Ari» Smut, frisa »ok»« Hit Found Progri By Inflat* é* al *»r tora* 4» w-rw*j fatf Uns Ilf *ff fMttf 1« CfeW wu* lAif A.W COMING! STARTING, SUNDAY, APRIL 27 VALLEY TV WEEK AN ADDED FEATURE TO YOUR SUNDAY'S VALLEY MORNING STAR The Most Complete TV GUIDE FEATURING- • Complete Daily TV Schedule HOLLYWOOD (UPI I — Richard Conte, who starred on Broadway and in movies for more than 30 years, died Tuesday from the effects of a massive heart attack and a paralyzing stroke. He was 59. The actor was stricken April 3 and was taken to UCLA Medical center where paramedics worked for eight hours to save his life. He remained in an intensive care unit, kept alive by heart and lung machines. His second wife. Colleen, was at his side almost constantly. Conte’s most recent major film role was that of Don Barzini in “The Godfather" two years ago. A quiet, introspective man. Conte made more than 50 films and for a time was a close friend of Frank Sinatra. Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jr. when they all appeared in ‘ Oceans 11. ” His movies included “I’ll Cry Tomorrow.” "PurpleHeart," "A Walk in the Sun.” ”13 Rue Madeleine,” “New York Confidential” and ‘‘House of Strangers.” In recent years, he turned to television, making guest appearances on dramatic and comedy show's, among them “The Gambler” and “The Untouchables.” Tuesday crossword answer School Bus Shelter Campaign Announced WESLACO-A campaign to provide shelters for students waiting for school buses was announced Tuesday by Humberto Garza, president of the Parental Involvement Association of the Weslaco school district. About 20 shelters are needed, he said, at an estimated cost of $220 each. The first two shelters already have been donated-one by Rudy de la Pena and the other by J O (Robe) Molina, newly elected school board member. De la Pena, who owns a lumber yard, will build the first one to be used as a model, Garza said Some colonias and rural sections will require two shelters, he reported. There are none in the district at present. Citizens willing to contribute to the shelter project may make donations to members of the parental involvement group or direct to the Mid Valley State Bank, where a shelter fund account has been set up. Garza said. The organization has gone over plans with Lorenzo Aguilar, transportation director for the school district, and has traveled the bus routes with regular drivers The shelters will be located at such places as Expressway Heights. Llano Grande subdivision, Las Palmas subdivision, the Weslaco labor camp. Diana subdivision and the Border and Pike intersection Garza said the six-by-eight feet structures will have a sun shade and seats for those waiting for buses Parents in each section will be assigned to maintenance on the shelters once they are erected, he advised Officers of the group in addition to Garza are Ramiro Flores, vice president; Mrs. Aida Villarreal, secretary; and Mrs. Frances Reyes, treasurer. Rio Hondo FFA Holds Organizational Meeting RIO HONDO — Officers were elected to serve the Rio Hondo Future Farmers of America (FFA) during an organizational meeting held recently in the vocational agriculture classroom in Rio Hondo High School. The new officers are, president, MacHayden Dillard; vice president, Johnny J Canville; secretary-treasurer, Manuel (Meme) Gonzales; events chairman, Lemovne Thompson; and recreation chairman. Janet Mathis Purpose of the organization is to support students involved in FFA The next meeting will be held at 8 p.m April 29 in the same location Harold Parker and Mike Stapper. vocational agriculture teachers, will be advisors for the group Any parent in the school district or other adult who is interested in boosting the students is invited to attend THERE'S NÛYHIir THEY WONT TRY! PETER FONDA p<; SUSAN GEORGE DHTYMARY CRAZY LARRY MASH IÏÏTO7I DOWNTOWN HAtllNCIN CitruS He was bom Nicholas Peter Conte on March 24.1916. in Jersey City. N.J.. where he attended school. He became interested in acting at a summer theater in Connecticut in 1935 and for two years studied drama at New York’s Group Theater. Conte played the lead role in the road company of “Golden Boy,” followed by a succession of Broadway plays. After a hitch in the Army during World War II, Conte came to Hollywood in 1943 under contract to 20th Century Fox. He married Ruth Strome, a New York actress,the same year. 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