The Waco Citizen from Waco, Texas on September 27, 1973 · Page 3
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Waco, Texas
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Thursday, September 27, 1973
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THE WACO CITIZEN, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 1973 PAGE 3 Julian Pace To Retire October 1 Julian H. Pace, F.A.C.H.A., Executive Director, will retire October 1, 1973 concluding 30 years as Chief Executive of Hillcrest Baptist Hospital, Truett K Smith, President of the Board of Trustees announced this week Alton Pearson Administrator, will assume the responsibility of Chief Executive, retaining the title of Administrator. In making the announcement, Mr. Smith stated that Mr. Pace epitomizes the motto of Hillcrest, “Service to God Through Service to Mankind.” Through his personal application of these principles, he has fostered an attitude of unselfish service to oatient and JULIAN PACK employee alike. Through his leadership Hillcrest has demonstrated continuous growth through expansion of facilities and services since becoming Administrator October 1, 1943 Alton Pearson came to Hillcrest in 1953 as Director of Personnel and Public Relat ions In 1955 he became Assistant Administrator, a position he held until 19<>9 when he became Executive Director of the Baptist Memorials Geriatric Center in San Angelo. He returned to Hillcrest in August 1971 as Administrator He holds BA and MA degrees from Baylor University. Active in many community activities, he is a deacon of First Baptist Church where he is Chairman of the Youth Committee, and teacher in Five Year Old Sunday School Department; member of Health Advisory Council and Chairman, Health Facilities Task Force HOT- COG; Section Chairman, United Fund Budget Committee; member Action Planning Council Board; member Family Counseling and Children’s Services Board He is past president of Waco Lions Club. He is a member of the American College of Hospital Administrators; Texas Hospital Association where he is Chairman of the Council on Professional Service, Chairman of the Committee on Utilization Review, Secretary Treasurer of the Central Texas Division 5D THA He represents Texas Hospital Association on the Steering Committee of Texas Institute Medical Assessment He has held positions as McLennan County Campaign Director of the March of Dimes; Board of Director of Lightouse for the Blind; and Waco Little league Baseball Association. Mr. Pearson is married to the former Marie Louise Cagle of Waco. They have three sons: Tom, 18, attends Baylor; Jim, 16, attends Richfield; and Joe, 13, attends Lake Air Junior High School. They reside at 2724 North 42nd. At Baylor University Gibson Stores Establish Chair To Honor Founder News Briefly Told ALTON PEARSON Drivers under 25 years of age hold 18 7 per cent of the driver licenses in the country, according to The Travelers Insurance Companies, but were involved in 29 5 per cent of 1972's highway fatalities Representative Lane Denton To Address Retired Officers Club Baylor University has been designated to receive a $1 million endowment fund to be used in establishing an H. R Gibson Chair in management development in the graduate division of Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business. Announcement of the gift was made at a recent banquet in Dallas. Baylor President Abner V. McCall was a special guest at the banquet, which was attended by several hundred Gibson Discount Center owners, managers and employees Contributions to the endowment fund will be donated by owners of Gibson store franchises and other Gibson business associates who wish to honor and perpetuate the name of H. R Gibson, founder of the discount chain Mr and Mrs. Gibson announced a personal gift of $50,000 toward the endowment J B Escue of Waco, long time business associate of Gibson, is chairman of a committee to direct the endowment project “We want to do something to express our esteem for a man all of us respect and admire," Escue said McCall, in acknowledging the gift to Baylor, commented, ‘‘The generous creation of an H R. Gibson Chair at Baylor is a significant and lasting con tribution to the university’s continuing support of the traditional American free enterprise system. “Baylor is extremely pleased that the associates of Mr Crawford Dennis Installed As President Downtown Kiwanis The Retired Officers Club will have State Representative l,ane Denton as speaker for the 7:30 p rn dinner meeting Thursday at Woodland West Country "Nix On OSHA” BIHCHERS AND BUSINESSMAN WORKING TOGETHI R WRITE BOX 7361 WACO FREE WASH W ith 15 GAL. hll up WAX 29 * Phillip* 66 Gasolina* * Mo*» Cr«d»t Card* MAGIC BRUSH CAR WASH 20th fi, W»< o Oftvi* Club Denton, in his second term of office, will discuss the past legislative session its accomplishments and failurc-s and legislative work during the interim He will also comment on the revision of the Texas Constitution which is set to l**gin in January As chairman of the Public Welfare Subcommittee, Denton has recently been studying child care facilities and the licensing of such institutions The investigations began after the director of Artesia Hall, a child caring facility near Houston, was indicted for the murder of a 17 year old patient Crawford G. Dennis was installed as president of the Downtown Waco Kiwanis Club, Tuesday J I-oyd Hinkle, Lieutenant Governor Division 23, Texas- Oklahoma District, Kiwanis International was installing officer Other officers installed included First vice-president, W Everyone knows gasoline and alcohol don’t mix But, The Travelers Insurance Companies reports alcohol and pills are perhaps as volatile Even cold pills and a cocktail can make the sane driver act like the town drunk Polle« Community Relation* Reçoive $85, 000 the fumes and fuss... ride the bus! Governor Dolph Briscoe today awarded an grant to Waco for continuation of the police community relations project The money will come from the Criminal Justice Council, which administers the state's block grant Irom the Law Enforcement Assistance Ad ministration under the Crime Control Act of 1973 The Waco police community relations project was l>egun in the fall of 1971 to increase the police department's ability to prevent civil disorders and to open communication channels with all segments of the community Three storefront centers are operated by police officers and special community service officers The new CJC award will be supplemented by $7 900 in local funds. MEN'S SUITS Double Knits Values to *1 2000 $5990 to *69" Over 500 to choose from The Waco grant was one of 34, totaling $1,731,730, recom mended for the governor's approval by the CJC Executive Committee at its August 14 meeting THD Reports One Death During August The Texas Highway Patrol investigated 51 accidents on rural highways in McLennan County during the month of August according to Sergeant Harvey Lane, Highway Patrol Supervisor of this area These 51 accidents have resulted m I death, and 27 in juri**s for the month of August, 1973. These figures result in a total of :$% accidents with 14 deaths and 199 injured in McLennan County during 1973 " Thank You" Dear Editor Thank you so much for all the pictures and the write ups in the Citizens paper They were very nice and I was very pleased Thank you for taking the time Sincerely, Vieki Brown It O T Smile (iirl 1973 • V Neck • Cardigan • Vests Sleeveless Sweaters America's most famous | brands of men's sweaters • Sew • Crew Neck • Turtle Neck us out! OF TOE UNITED NATIONS P. O. Box 7351 ______Waco, Texas SALESMEN’S SAMPLE OUTLET 4306 MEMORIAL DRIVE 3 Blocks Prom V.A. HoapiUI Entronco got a group? don t fuss... charter a bus! o UIQCO transit system Gibson have chosen the Hankamer School of Business to demonstrate their great respect for this outstanding businessman and churchman,” McCall said "The chair, which will hereafter bear Mr Gibson’s name, will instill in countless future young business leaders the same basic American qualities of ambition and integrity that have carried him (Gibson) to his high position of success and esteem.” The Gibson Chair will enable the business school to continue to work already begun in the area of management development by Dr. J C. Williams, professor management and statistics of Postal Employee Promoted To Foreman E M Leuschner, distribution clerk at the main post office since 1965, was recently promoted to Foreman of Mails Leuschner was born in West, Texas, a graduate of West High School and has been a naval reservist since 1960 He is married to the former Phyllis May also from West The Leuschners reside at 2201 Lee in Waco Leuschner has served as acting supervisor for the past few month« A Matthews; Second vice- president W L Davis; Secretary-treasurer, D. W Miller and Immediate past president, J V. Cypert ■ Directors for the coming year are J W Allison, Jr., B L Brewer. E 1. Cripe, A D George, R C Harris, J W. Herring, E P Hollingsworth, J I. McAtee, Jr , D K Miller, E B Slough, E N Stiver and E K Warren Eddie Slough was master of ceremonies for the installation Baylor head football coach will address the Kiwanians at noon on Tuesday, October 2 Scottish Rite Bodies Reunion Fall Reunion of the Waco Scottish Rite Bodies will be held today, Friday and Saturday at the Lee Lockwood Library and Museum at 25lh and Waco Drive Hugh M Hooks is director of the reunion Registration begins at 7 p.m. Keception honoring Sovereign Grand Inspector General Lee Lockwood of Waco, is scheduled to begin at 11 a m Saturday “A child is one who stands halfway bt*tw**»*n an adult anti a T V .set ’ (Anonymous I The Dallas Cowboys gave Coach Tom Landry his one hundredth football victory when the Dallas team defeated the New Orleans Saints 40 to 3 in a nationally televised game Monday evening Super star Quarterback Joe Namath of the NY Jets suffered a right shoulder separation in the game with the Baltimore Colts Sunday night The Jets went on to win without Namath. He will be out of the game for some time, the doctors state Coach Grant Teaff is expected to encourage his Baylor Bears onto victory over Colorado this Saturday afternoon, in Boulder Colorado, Game time is 1 30 p m Electric power was off at Hillcrest Hospital for nearly an hour Monday afternoon. The driver of the truck which hit a hot line, was admitted to the hospital for emergency treatment. He jumped ten feet from the truck to avoid getting electrocuted. He suffered a heel injury. The Texas Longhorns dropped out of the top twenty lootball teams national rating this week after the loss to Miami of Florida, 20 to 15. Tech will try to defeat the Longhorns this Saturday. The Houston Astros defeated the San Francisco Giants in the Astrodome Monday night 10 to 6 The teams played again Tuesday and Wednesday nights The football season is about over Now the divisions are lining up for the World Series eliminations. Directors and officials of the Heart O’ Texas Fair were host to the annual steak dinner for the news media in the Barn on the lair grounds Wednesday evening Everything was pronounced all-set for the biggest fair of all which opens Tuesday, running through the end of the week California has put a new death penalty law into effect which officials hope will overcome the US Supreme Court outlawing of the death penalty. Texas, likewise, is trying to get its new- capitoi punishment law into operation with hopes that convictions will be upheld Mrs Carroll Sturgis, who heads the “Beautify Waco” committee, is encouraged over support of city officials of a $5,000 donation, which makes it possible to start the program along the Lake Brazos Drive Dr. Emma Harrison and Kent Keeth are co-chairmen to arrange speakers to boost the movement Gasoline prices are expected to be boosted most anytime now with pressure being put on the government to allow the in crease Postal rates too will probably be stepped up to ten cents per letter after January first Tax increases also are anticipated J Harry Jeanes, president of the First Federal Savings and Ix>an Association is elated over the large volume of business noted when his association passed the one hundred million dollar mark this week Policeman Richard Cupp is now a captain having topped the examination given under direction of Personnel Director Abe Houston at the police station Monday in which all of the eligible lieutenants took the exam except one Only one vacancy existed, to replace the deceased Captain Tom Bennett. The other top winners, E.E January, Roy Lasseter, A1 Roznovsky, J K Smith, Pat Ross and Howard Cook, will be in line for other promotions should they arise The dangerous crossing of the Katy railroad track on South Twenty-Sixth Street was the scene of an auto-train collision last Saturday in which Miss Jackie Long was injured The signals are hard to see from the North side of the tracks Gene Ledei’s shows and rides will be set up and ready to go when the HOT Fair opens Tuesday Most of all the carnival equipment has arrived on the grounds Ledel has been showing at the Mclennan County Fair for some years He is the grandson of the late Bill Haimes, who reinstated carnival operations in Waco many years ago, showing under veterans organizations Busing of school children is now being spread to elderly persons Waco is offering a discount to the aged to ride the local buses Use of the school buses is a subject of national concern now since the enforced busing has been ordered by U.S. court rulings. Builders of these buses are looking into the safe construction of the vehicles which seemingly heretofore have been put together in a flimsy manner, thus endangering the lives of the youngsters who are forced to ride them. The "Big Daddy” Shrine ceremonial is scheduled at Karem Temple Saturday, Sept 29th. It is expected to be the highlight of the year for local Masons who have reached the Shrine pinacle In a feature article by Greg Barnes in the Baylor Lariat printed by the Citizen Newspapers, Monday night some of the changes being made in the Baylor Homecoming this year, scheduled for November 3rd were explained One is the method of selection and announcement of the Homecoming Queen The elaborate floats will be judged before the parade The four-day events of the Homecoming starts October 31st in Rena Marrs McLean Gym. The Queen will be crowned at the Pigskin Revue The football game will be at Baylor Stadium Saturdav afternoon with the TCU Horned Frogs In The Pen Now Deputy Sheriffs Martin Owens and Tilman Henderson transferred three prisoners to the Texas penitentiary at Huntsville Tuesday They were Robert Garcia, Jr.. Joe Louis Bowers and Teddy Keith. fight inflation... I'CfVC ______ ------- mu ccucnrn nfflwn I VIH i Leisure living is a country experience The Electric Cooperatives of the Brazos System are making country living better without changing the things that make it great Do your kids a favor by taking them to the country for a week-end or a week A kid can t get too much of the country where there s fresh air and plenty room to run free You can discover leisure living in the country too just say when and where you want clean, modern, dependable electric power The Electric Co- / operatives of the Brazos System have been out in the country a long time is L*-* \j The Electric Cooperatives of \l^ The Brazos System BRAVOS ELECTRIC POWER COOPf RATIVt INC HOMI OFf ÍCE WACO Tí XAS CALI COLLECT «17 752 2501

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