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Lubbock Avalanche-Journal from Lubbock, Texas • Page 13

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal from Lubbock, Texas • Page 13

Lubbock, Texas
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Society Editorials Comics Scctloil luBBOCKAvALANcm-J ournal Lubbock, Texas, Wednesday Morning, Sept. 13,1961 BRAZOS NOTED Water Treatment Plant Is Backed By JKKIIY HALL Avalatn hf-JiHirnal Staff Wrltor Members of water resources board Tues-i day recommended that the city go ahead with contract! negotiations with six other area cities for a water treatment plant here. At the same time, the ijroup rpcomniendcd that the city look' into the feasibility of a iong-ranjie plan for securing of water toi Lubbock from the Brazos River in the future. RECORD Texas Tech Enrollment Opens Today Saving Is TTie treatment plant for Canadian River Dam water would serve the cites of Lubbock, Levelland, Tahoka, Slaton, Lamesii, Browifield and Qty Mgr. H. P. ('lifton and City Engineer John Hickerson earlier had told the board the treatment plant would three to six cents per thcwsand gallons of water for the towns Lubbock citizens probably would furnish the money on the basis of ta.x bonds to build the plant. The other six Souih Plains cities would make annual payments to cover their share of the principal, mainteniuice, and energy necessary to treat the water. Meeting Set Tuesday Tliis savings, under Uie plan! presented to the board, actually would cost the citizens of Lubbock no more than would be necessary! WATKK PLANT Page 6 40 OPERATORS LEAVE TODAY Area Telephone orkers To Aid Storm Stricken Cities Southwestern Bell Telerrfione will send 1 women employes from Uibbock and area cities to tiie hurricane stricken Gulf Coast tixlay, announced W. C. Hargis, division traffic supfTintemlent West Texas. Of the 40 women from the Lubbock office. 20 will go to and will be sent to Corpus C'hristi. The objective of the group will be to assist in handling long distance lalls and offering assistance on local calls in the disaster areas. Maintenance ('reun Hargis said tliis is the first time women from Lubboc-k have been sent into disaster areas although otiier plant personnel have been in such occasions. The group will consist of operators. service assistants and operators. Tuesday tlie company sent 150 maintenance men of all typc'S from the Lubbock Division to the coastal area. Capt. E. L. Posey, commanding officer, of the Texas of Public announced that D. P. S. Region 5 personnel are on standby for emergency servic- es in tlie storm area. The telephone servicemen from the Lubbock Division left at 6:30 a. m. Tuesday. They will bring to approximately 400 tiie number of maintenance men sent from South-1 western Bell North i Texas area, made up of the bock, Fort Worth and Dallas vi.sions. Ward Wilkinson, division' plant superintendent, said. The Lubbock Division crew camei from Amarillo, Abilene, Midland, Odessa, Big Spring, Pampa and liorger as well as Lubbock. Includfti in the group are Install-! ers, exchange repair men, line men, cable splicers, testdesk men and central office equipment personnel. They were accompanied by their own supervisory personnel and were equipped with all necessary tools, test equipment mobile (xjmmunications equipment and ve- hieles, Wilkinson said. They went in 80 vehicles of all types. The Lubbock Division maintenance men were dispatched to Rockport and Corpus Christi, Wilkinson said. He added Page fi Texas Tet'h will open its doors to learning today as the first of more than 9,000 students begin registration for the fall semester. Enrollment priority for returning Tech students and transfers will be based on their previous college grades. Registration for day classses is schedulKl 8 a.m. to noon and 1.30 to 5 p.m. today. Persons signing for the evening program will register from 5 to 7 p.m. SchiHhile AnnounotHj Enrollment in day cla.sses continues from 8 a.m. to noon Thursday, with a moratorium in the afternoon for officials to catch up. Evening program registration will again be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Day registration is scheduled similarly on Friday as Wednesday. On Saturday, all students regular classes, evening classes or Saturday only register from 8 a.m. to no(xi. Guesses Tech officials have rai.sed guesses of fall enrollment from mid to the high with a remote possibility of the student body reaching the 000s. Enrollment last fall was 9,178, Entering freshmen will wind up three days of orientation and testing with Tech-sponsored parties and an open house in the Union building at 11:30 a m. today. On TTiurstlay night, Lubbock churches honor all students with open houses. The opening pep rally of the semester is scheduled at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Conference circle. An all-college dance sponsored by the Tech Union will follow at 8 p.m. in the Lubbock Municipal um. AMID TORNAIH) of storm-ravaged Galveston wander amid the ruins of their resort city after its deva.station at the hands of Hurricane The ALONX; STATirs COAST Carla and a hurricane-spawned tornado. Six perwns were listed by dead and scores treated for injuries. (AP Air Survey Spots Damage At V'elasco near f'reeport, we around Beachfront homes at Freeport her flooded home and waved. Water could be seen waist deep It folks are as pliable as a pillow and just as effective for keeping the wwld By H.VKLKS ki kx Roofs were gone. Cars were water conversion plant had plenty HOUSTON (AP) Hurricane under water. Sma.shed shrimp of water to convert. Much of it sign of life Carla's damage to the Te.xas boats littered the hartor. Several was in the office. Freeport area, coast IS astu. stems A woman stood in the door of BiU the towTis and villages hit Lines held them to the are gone, by Carlas wuids and tides ulj vived Surfsjde Beach had a the house. At leivt for the most o'iit A Wishing its bow resori housing project Four men stood in chest-deep At 1 st tor the most pait. up a heavy cloud of black thnving. nearby. There used to be area oT Now only the stilt.s the homes fishing camps there. are built on remain. gone. Small skiffs floated upside thrcHigh homes and winds whipped Qiemical Co. The winds and water whitecaos on the udv brown reeport stood in swirl- them with suf'h force the debris Texas City was a lake. Rooftops up flood tide. Galveston nnd Freeport are badly damaged. But tliey will regain their former stature. Hoskins Mound may not. That little community is no imore. Only three buildings re, main and they are badly dam-; There was no siRn ot life. Twister You tell where tlie Gulf, mg water. The first salt was carried for miles. See DA.MAilE Lulibock xMari Uphl On Biiffilary Tue.sday in justice court of F. R. Land against Cecil Oliver Walker, 2819 24th according to A.sst, Mcxico ends and Hoskins Dist. Atty. George McCrea. The defendant was held in the Galve.ston had weathered Lubbock County Jail Tuesday night tides and winds fairiy well in lieu of $3,000 bond. twisting winds sailed in Walker was arresttni early Tues- from the Gulf of Mexico Monday day near Miller-Daniel Auto Corral and left a patch of debris Patrolman Robert Weed. across the heart of town from a Chartered with theft $. hurricane-spawned tornado. Tuesday w-as Lester J. Mooring, At least six people died in the 23, 2620 Juniper; and Billy Ray twister. Searchers probed the rub- (UPD Comic Thomas, 17, 1101 E. 31st St. ble many hours later. Stan FYeberg is running out of; Offic'ers said the two men were The island still was cut off wall space in his Holl.v-wood of-, charged in connection ith the when I flew over, fice. He has to find room to hang theft of four men's suits from Freeport, evacuated when a 33 plaques, scTolls and letters of Shoppers' Paradise, 50th St. and levee broke Sunday, had no sign (WmDKD Ql AKTKItS merit as well as 16 statuettes. I Boston Ave. of life. herd of cattle, pictured outside Freeport, takes rehige on these little strands of Si3il to escape floodwaters. Hunicane Caria dumped inches of rain and bnxight unusually high tides to the Gulf coii.stal area wiien it moved inland Monday. (AP Wirephoto.) DOUBLE-VALUE CAPROCK 50fH TOWN COUNTRY 4th ST. ALSO DOWNTOWN -x7 SORRY, NO PHONE ORDERS GROUP OF corduroy capris girls' dresses REG. 2.99 2 PRs. 5.00 REG. 4.98 ONE DAY ONLY High rise, belted in Black corduroy. Elastic waistband styles in Green, Blue, Pink or Brown. All cotton, hidden zipper, sixes 8-18. THRIFT FLOOR DOWNTOWN ANO BOH SUBURBANS Great collection for school. Sizes 7-14 In lovely fall tones. Mor-PuP sox PRS. 88 III 1 cotton. Heavy quality, triple roll tops in comfortable, America's for casual wear. Sizes fall sport shirts REG. 3.99 2 FOR ONE DAY ONLY Or 1.99 eoch. Fully washable, Millikens Domain fabric. Masculine dark tone plaids a real value for every man. Sizes S-M-L. THE STORE-SilST FLOOR CCWHTOWN AND SOtii SUBURBANS Or 1.99 yd. Jacquards coatings, dress weights, suit weights, skirt weights solids, checks, plaids and stripes. 54 and 60-inch widths. FAIRICS-LOWER LEVEL DOWNTOWN AND BOTH SUIURBANS HOSIERY-FIRST FLOOR DOWNTOWN AND BOTH SUIURBANS sport 1 7 cottons In doep, medium and light prints and plaiHs. Long sleeves long wearing and extra long on vaiue. Sizes 6-18. BOYSWEAt-FIRST FLJifOR DOWNTOWN AND lOTH SUIURIANS

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