Valley Morning Star from Harlingen, Texas on September 14, 1974 · Page 16
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Valley Morning Star from Harlingen, Texas · Page 16

Harlingen, Texas
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Saturday, September 14, 1974
Page 16
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B 4 —Saturday September 14, 1974 y* VAUlY wOtNING StA» Hartaban, faxen SUBJECT OF FIGHT At the desegregated Charles Sumner School in Boston's Roslindale section, new classmates choose sides tor punchball game during recess period It was generally peaceful during the second day of court-ordered busing in the city. (UPI) «¿álPir PROTECTIVE ACTION Youngsters look on (left) as Boston police on their horses make their way through a South Boston housing pro|ect Friday after a rock-throwing disturbance broke out The incident came as violence mounted on the second day of court-ordered school desegregation Several arrests were made as police tried to prevent any more than three people from congregating, (UPI) Prison Inmates Riot A REGULAR GUY Delivering newspapers isn't the toughest part of a carrier's job. But, collecting for those papers and paying his bill on time is, simply because he has no control over his customer's response when he comes to collect. He wants to keep his collections on a regular basis, but if you make him call back two or three times, his schedule is disrupted, and he can't do his job right. You carrhelp him be a regular guy by having the money ready when he comes to collect — the very first time. And, after all, shouldn't we be setting an example for these young people when it comes to paying bills on time? V alley M okning S tar CHURCH DESTROYED — The historical Old Calvary Episcopal Church, built in 1878, was flattened by a tornado Friday which roared through Richmond, Texas. Mrs. R. L. Wallace, chairman of a Fort Bend County historical group, holds the Texas Historical marker which she salvaged from the debris. (UPI) mu ipf CANON CITY. Colo. (UPI)— A mob of angry inmates who trapped six Colorado penitentiary guards inside a prison gymnasium and then set fire to it were planning to murder them, or force them to become hostages Warden Alex Wilson said Friday. They weren't just trying to scare the guards." Wilson said. The inmates didn't intend for them to escape It was just an accident they got out ” More than 100 inmates trapped the unarmed officers inside the 39-year-old building Thursday. latching doors that led to the outside and then setting it afire. Wilson said the inmates were angered by stiffer security precautions that were being enforced following several escapes last month, including one in which three inmates murdered two persons, wounded five and raped two New Mexico women before being stopped in Texas. Guards Thursday began going into individual cells and ripping down drapes which inmates had installed in violation of prison rules. Eight prisoners pelted officers with paint and water and were placed in security confinement at the time. Later in the day. 300 of the prison's 750 maximum security inmates walked off their jobs and converged near the gymnasium. a barn-like structure scheduled to be replaced later this year Five guards and gymnasium supervisor Rockwell G Canda were surrounded by about 100 inmates who began throwing chunks of scrap metal from the prison workshop at them. Wilson said when the inmates set fire to the building, they apparently hoped to force the guards to surrender and become hostages or to kill them "But I don’t think it was meant just to frighten anyone," Wilson said. “This was serious.” The guards found an escape hatch in the ceiling, however, and were able to get onto the STORM VICTIM — A patient scheduled for surgery is removed from the Polly Ryon Hospital in Richmond, Texas, Friday after tornado damage to the hospital disrupted some of the hospital's services. The patient was transferred to another hospital for the surgery. Heavy glass damage to a new medical building can be seen in the background. (UPI) PRISON BLAZE — A fireman inspects damage to the gymnasium at the Colorado State Penitentiary in Canon City Thursday after a mob of inmates trapped six officers inside the prison gym and then set the building on fire. Damage was estimated at $90,000. (UPI) roof. They fil'd along the roof to near the prison’s north gate where other guards provided a ladder for them. The guards then regrouped and forced the prisoners back into their cells without incident All maximum security prisoners were confined to their cells Friday and were to be fed only sandwiches while prison officials mapped out plans and considered filing charges against some of the inmates involved "This isn’t going to happen again” Wilson said. “So far. we’ve been very fortunate that no serious injuries have occurred. But when you have six officers to handle 100 inmates. something is wrong. "This sort of thing has happened too many times,” Wilson said. “We have had a number of incidents and confrontations in the last few years Someday something is going to happen that we all will regret.” CLIMBING CARS PRAGUE (AP) - If cars followed the newly published plan for Pilsen, the hometown of famous Pilsner beer, they would have to climb steps, the local daily complained The main throughway according to the plan leads through a street which is a blind alley, ending with a flight of stairs. Reception Set In Brownsville BROWNSVILLE - The annual Border Officials Reception honoring city, county, state and federal representatives from Brownsville and Matamoros will be held here Sunday at 9 p.m in the Fort Brown Hotel Cavalry Room. Bill John, president of the Chamber of Commerce said ' Each year it is our opportunity to meet with these officials from each country to solidify and extend our friendship and cooperation between our ’countries,” Jim Mills, Mayor of Brownsville, said You'll Be Proud to Fly This Flog on Your Home BE READY FOR FLAG FLYING HOLIDAYS New 50-Star Design 3x5 Foot Flag 6 Foot Steel Pole $ 3.75 Plus 19c tax at our office Complete Kit includes Halyard, Mounting Bracket, and Packaged in Study Box Pamphlet of Flag Etiquette VALLEY MORNING. STAR 1310 So. Commerce Harlingen, Texas 78550 Try The Star The reception is coordinated with the national holiday of Mexico’s independence day celebration, Sept 16. and Mayor Sergio Martinez Calderoni of Matamoros will hold a reception for Brownsville officials in the city hall at 11 p.m before the “gnto'' commemorating the start of the Republic's revolution It commemorates the one given by Father Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla following his declaration of independence plea in the small town of Dolores Hidalgo in Guanajuato the night of Sept. 15,1810. Classified Ads 1. Card Of Thanks My family and I would like to thank all who showed us kindness in our hour of need in the death of our Son and Brother--Rosendo Robert Cantu Thank you all Kindly CANTU & LAMBERT FAMILY 3. Lost And Found LOST. Thirteen year old Black mina- ture french poodle Harlingen Country Club area Reward. Call Jack Brownlee office 425-1099; home. 423-0362 4. Notice To Bidders INVITATION TO BID PROJECT: New Travis Elementary School, Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District, Harlingen, Texas BID DATE: 24 September, 1974 4:00 p.m. c.d.s.t. ARCHITECT SHWC, INC Architechs Engemeers Planners 1220 W. Harrison Harlingen, Texas 78550 Telephone: 512/423-3044 Sealed bids for the New Travis Elementary School, Harlingen, Texas will be received by the Board of Education, Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District at the Board Room, 1409 East Harrison, Harlingen, Texas. All bids must be on a lump sum basis: Segregated bids will not be accepted. Bids received after this tim e will not be accepted. Bids will be opened publicly and read aloud Drawings and specifications may be examined at the architects office. Copies of the above documerts may be obtained at the office of the architect in accordance with the Instruction To Bidders upon the deposit of $100.00 for each set of documents. Deposit of bona-fide bidders will be returned in full if complete contract documents are returned in good condition within ten days after bid opening. Bid security in the amount of 5% of the largest possible total of bids submitted must accompany each bid in accordance with the instruction to Bidders. Statutory Bonds for performance of the contract and for payments of mechanics and materials will be required in an amount equal to 100°b of the accepted bid. The Owner reserves the right to hold all bids for fifteen (15) days from date of receipt without action, and to reject any and all bids and to waive irregularities. The Owner also reserves the right to require statements or evidence of bidders qualifications including financial statements. Johnny C. Means Attest: Tom Mason

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