Del Rio News Herald from Del Rio, Texas on May 30, 1961 · Page 1
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Del Rio News Herald from Del Rio, Texas · Page 1

Del Rio, Texas
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Tuesday, May 30, 1961
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-J J » . "^ * *. -i ^ ~» f*i. ,-,,, K,.- »t- -.,, t ;,-' v:-*> 7n;r^3*sf5s^ s • .5 T^v-V£^;^tll " -- «•-" V •*s^«£4%i»3 - ^--^^~%t J3rd YEAR MAY 30, 1961 NUMBER Junior Rodeo This Weekend 4-- » * '^-I'Vv^ , ',^;,'^5r I fz? f' *** 5 ^-.^ ^jt^JrV -^ THR2E LAFB AIRMEN were thiowa from this 1955 Plymouth sedan in a three-ear collision 1 ' 14:5 miles north of Eagle Pass o-i Highway 277 Saturday at 8 p ni James Bennett, 22, was fa~- tally injured; his passengeis weie Wil- bur J. Butler Jr, 19, and Jesse Fesperman, 18, both of LAFB. Both were injured antl Butler remains in serious condition at LAFB hospital. {LAFB Photo) Hurt Airman Holding Own ! No change in the condition of) with that of Bennett, was killed \ sislant' prosecutor in the "dreaded j Wilbur J 7 Butler, Jr., 19-year-oH j He resided in Ciudad Acuna. His Havana revolutionary tribunal IT — *-'- airman seriously injured j passengers, Miguel Calderon an-Hwas said to-have beea injured Around Town B> IMA JO FLEETWOOD MR, AND MRS. j; FRED HUM- phreys of Comstock atlepded the graduation exercises at Sul Ross . . . _ ..__ , „_ _„_ _^^_ u State Colloge in Alpine May 21, | Jn . a three car collision Saturdav Homero Ainezcua. also of Acuna.! when starting his car. His infant Sabotage Mounting In Cuba _ KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — Fire that caused an estimated IMiJM damage swept through the S*ata jRosa sugar mill in Las Villas j Province, Havana radio reported 1 today. The broadcast quoted auihori- j ties as saying the fire had been set by saboteurs. Sabotage has been on the in j crease throughout Cuba during ,the past few days, leaxmg 42 persons injured, including 2T child! ren. i j The government has threatened 'to deal out revolutionary justice 1 to those responsible. This would >mean they could face firing squads. ! Havana radio reported that a Pinar del Rio theater was bombed i Sunday during a children's ma- Minee. The car of a Castro prose ] cutor was dynamited early Sunday. | in the Pinar del Rio incident, 126 children and 14 adults report- ledly were burned after a phos- | phorous bomb was thrown • into ] the Riesgo Theater. Palajo Fernandez Rubio, as- when thp»r" daughter, Norn Alice ni § hl 14 5 1Rl! « north of Eagle Humphrevs, received' her bache | Pass was reported Tuesday morn enough to remain hospitalized. xvcre injured but not seriouslv S0 n also was reported hurt by a l tn t'om Q rn li«er*if « H-mjl J t i_ i_ *_*_»_ i .. . lor of e" m elementarj J C\-i *W1 \tt <I I Ld Vlt^iX *~ *tl ^l^lllCIIl«Si \ t _.„ --*-*. education. Mrs. Bonnie Medlin and """X 0 °£ IC " ° f ^f 3 hosplta! Major McBnde said the young man, who suffered grave head iri- her son. Charlie, accompanied them to. Alpine.'.Voni left Tuesday for Houston 10.visit her roommate for four \c-.irs in college. Miss] Joann P-ain She'll spend pan of; h'ji vacation tliere visiting Mr. and Mrs. Jim Luritiram and a number of relatives.. jbomb which had apparently been ! connected to the car's ignition I system. | Cuban broadcasts blamed the «' ' homing his own. t dome well this niornin« in ,1 ie ttrcck x , as jdriver of the car. James Bcn- jnclt. 22. also of LAFB. First Performance Thursday Evening The second annual Val Verde County 4-H Club Junior Rcdeo is all set to swing into action Thursday ni^ht i at 8 o'clock at the Fair Grounds with entries pourin^ in -from all over the Southwest. ° t Three nignt performances are scheduled. They will i begin at 8 p.m. Thursday, Fiiday and Saturdav A western parade will kick off the rcdeo "Thursday morning. The parade will form in the parking lot at the intersection of South Main and; — — n^rtn^'J 1 "<» P rOCCed!to the winner m each of t!, 3 north lo Ogden Street, then westi cvents ^ to the ieast to the 4-H club barns where^ 1 it will disband. i The Junior Chamber of Com- ^ pion of tre show. ™ e ba " e riding There will be two divisions in vs GRAVES OF VETERANS were marked in-Del Rio ceme- in s in toda >' asking to enter. be awards for the voungest rider, oldest nder and the best dressed nder. Any organizations wishing t'edown calf roping. The junior to enter floats art united to da)division will be for boys 13 through | so, but they are requested lo stick • 15. The senior division for boy I to a western theme, according to; 16 through 19 !jrvcee t s anSfleld> PreSident ° f th ~ K Bull riding will be open to boys i \ 13-15 and 16-19. Ribbon ropin2 will | The rodeo has been approved by; be open to boys or girls in~13-15 [the American Junior Rodeo Asso-1 and 1619 age grouos j caitipn and all points earned by } There w,li be girls' barrel rac- i participants will count toward the png for girls 12 and under, and standings for the championships in 11 3 . 15 . Th ere wdl ^ ^ , barrel the various divisions. < racmg for ^s 12 and under, acd A deluge of entries has hit the : 13-15 office of County Agent Tommy In pole bending there will be Tatum this week from all over t divisions for girls 12 "and usder. Texas and neighboring states. A and 13-15 There will also be pole I number of contestants were call-1 bending for boys 12 and under, and teries, today in observance of Memorial Pay. The Ameri- can'Xegion and* its" Auxiliary-and "the American G I| 6 P-«- 113-15. will close tomorrow at| There are still a few box seats local -youths wishing i available for^the snow's. AJ«P Forum and its auxiliary placed flags of the United!' 0 er '!5 r may get entry btanks Interested should contact Vernon r.i._i.— ._ ^T_ ^ - c . ° .. jfrom Tatum at his office at the iVfest or Ray Hutio. in_ [ j H cJllD {j arnS( or fj-onj R a y jjut- f Sherri Ripley, 4- standing. M.KE K,RK P ™CK AND brolhu Rotliej, of Corpus Christi , jn Kuneral Home for hlrial thern are visfim" in Del Rio with iheir.j. i^^adio Torres Limnn. driver Sramip:irents. Mr. and Mrs. Dan* of lhc car that collided hendon SI. rinir. .Six-ycar-ohi Mike has! — just fini.siici! the first CT-adc. llo<j-j " ' nry is a second-grader. They'll here 'with their grandparents a month. c * f » SHERIFF HERMAN RICHTER hjis.movcrl to liis new home across Highway 9<i from his old residence an<! now faci-s the labor of tearing the old one down. Highway 96 is bring widened into a four-lane j thoro'ighfare in that area, east of Del Rio. fin<i the sheriff's o!d home j was on land norih of'the highw-a>,l bought for right of way for the i wifii'ninn. "!l k cheaper to tears .the oirl hoTise dmvn-.than-to •<:« n moved." the sheriff said. "When ( we ftaricei !n move to the new ' hou^c across the highway I a- boui cifcifieri !'d have 10 buiid an- j other house to put oar stuff in,! \VV Ciiiori tip itll the rooms and tlie .Hara^f an<i vv^\-e' stiii 50; things we had lo put in i store house on ihe..old property." Rich tcr ST;<!. TERRY N'ICKLE, WHO HAS !>r'fn at i ending llie University of the South r.t Scwanee. and Bill -Brown, a student there, arrived home Tuesday for the summer. Terry will spi.-nd his vacation with his parents. Rev. and Mrs. O. W. Nickle. Bill, who was assistant editor of the student newspaper at Sewanec. is visiting his parents. Mr. and Mrs. B. K. Hoi man. BRUCE N1CKLS LEFT TODAY to resume his studies at .White Sands after visiting his parents. Rev. and Mrs, O. \V. Nickie. He was accompanied to El Paso by lielcn Lane, a recent graduate ~of Del Rio High School, who will visit relatives and friends there. RUBEN r AND WILLIE MAE Gar'cja and- tlieir children. Lynn Ann, f>, Jlikc. 4, David. 3 and Ricardo, 20 months, will leave Wednesday for their home in New Or- lenns after snendintj'a week visii- ing in Del Rio with Ruben's parents, CHCO and Maria Garcia. Ruben and Willie"'Mao' arc both pharmacist'?. • ..-'••'- •'••'.,'•'• . See AROUND TOWN — P*«* iA Dies I SOUTHWEST TEXAS. East of Moss of 1.000 bales of tobacco val- j • the Pccos River: Partly cloudy Uijued at S120.000. SAN AXTOX1O JAP)—Amanda cloudy and warm this afiernoon. j Prime Minister Fidel Castro Harris. 117, born into slavery and tonight and Wednesday with-seal- and the Cuban government radio freed in her teens, died at a con- 'ercd thundershowers in the north-'remained silent on the fate of the H Club Sweei- 1 heart, will be the Rodeo Queen. Beit buckles will be presented! Olin Altizer will serve as arena I director. Other rodeo officials are: | Ray Hutto. president; Sparks Rust iJr., vice president: Tommy Ta- I turn, secretary J .Mrs.;. Bud-Smith"' j ard Mrs. Sparks Rust Jr., boofc- | keepers. | The 4-H club representatives ] are. Kenneth Hill. Benfon Ward- (faw, Joe Ed Cummings. Dub BOt- j mgs. Bo Hutto, Pat Rose .111,- Rusi sell Reams and David Guinl ence room where our files and Adult directors are: Abb Rose, records can be available when wxs! Vernon West, : Fred Rose, Aron AI! One fire reoortedlv caused the i Duildin S campaign Wednesday, i both in immediate and long-range ! are canducting T.-cgotiations. Be ! bcrt, Jim Bob Altizer, Bud Whne- «K=^. ,.,,! Chairman Jerral" Taylor and ..... DEL RIO A.VD VICLVITY: Con-!sabotage on tlie US. Central In- nmn ini,,r<.H in 11,.< i Mtlcrable cloudiness this after-1 telhgancc Agency and the under- "esDorm-jn^ is v ' Roon ' ton! g^ and Wednesday with'ground network of Manuel Ray, p " ' ' possibly isoliled late afternoon or \ at one time a member of Cas- evening thundershcwers; a liti'ettro's Cabinet. warmer fhir afternoon and :o-i Ray denied" in Miami that any n.RH Ma\inium temperature jes-'duldren had been injured in the terday. SO: minimum ffi. Masi-|Pi nar clcl Rio action..He said the 1 mum temperaUire a vear aso, 89. Cuban radio "must have falsified •mnmuim 71. Minimum tempers-•; t ne news" hire this_ morning, 70. Time i-fj Last xveek Rav said his organ-, n n , -unribe. a--to a.m , tune of sun- ]ZatIOIl had been responsible for! Tne Dei R '° chaml >er of Com- ben. Murrav said a new building! set. (.38 p.m. Time of sunrise j. wo warehouse fires in Havana i merce wl11 officially iaunch us: is considered of utmost importance I ! tomorrow. 5:45; a.m. I One - firr . rnnnrtwllv »,,<«l »h. , , cap-; pians of the organization. Chamber of Commerce Launches Building Drive valcscent home Monday where she west portion this afternoon -had lived for 47 vcars. '.oniglit. prisoners" captured in the April invasion. E. S. ara. John L. Dod- '- ! cause of our cramped quarters in f head, Jack Brov.n, Ra> Hutlo, Bud ... )"ur temporarv location, our file?; Smith, Bit Terry. Seldon Cum- son Jr.. -Bob McGaw and Jack; . "We. must have adequate facili- j 3re now Eca «ered in three dif hn ings, Roy Herbort, Jack, Stubbit- Davis will meet with campaign M . es " we are lo accomplish the"j erent locab'ons " -: field, W. H. Wardlaw, O. R. AlUzer workers in a kickoff breakfast in '.™8 -IP b the community will be: \ and Sparks Rust Jr the Roswell Hotel at 7:30 a.m! i looking to the Chamber of Com- • Plans for the new- building in- In announcing the drive. Cham- IT!ercc to ^o in the time ahead," i elude a conference room.: recep- \ ber of Commerce President Gil Federal Charges Filed , PHOENIX, -Ariz. (AP)—Fedt-rai fo->: : bank robliery' charges have been . i filed against two Dallas men. Murray stated. , 1 tion area, manager's office, mi i '• The organization plans to build ' meograph vvorlr. room, and record; n SI2.500 building on a 60' x 140* j room, supply room and two rest! 'site it has purchased'near the -n-.' rooms in ? l,S-X square tersec'ion of Gihbs Street and! building. Avenue F. The goal of the cam-! Murray ssid the site was pur-< Raymond-Neil and Thomp- paign is to raise funds sufficient; Chased a short time before the; son. They were arrested Friday ,to bring the monthly payments~oiV Announcement of plans to deacti-; minutes after the 25,220 holdup of the building to not more than is : See BUILDING DRIVE—Page iA : a Phoenix branch bank. cow being yaid to rent office; space. I "Rent now represents a subslan-• tial portion of our annual operat- 1 ing expense." Murray said. ''Once' we get this building built and paid for. money we arc- now- paying for rent can be diverted to use in bcefing-up.. our community-' building projects." He said the emphasis the Chamber of Commerce expects, to place nn tourist • and •industrial development makes larger. quarters desirable. Land Is Acquired For Access Road Right of way for the access ro.adl Right of way .and ail engineer- rouhd-floor to the Amistad Damsite has .been! ing and construction costs are to ! acquired for immediate posses-1 he financed by the IBWC, , in "We know from the experience sion. enabling the United Slates • charge of construcUon of Diablo of chambers of commerce .n to proceed with the first construe- 1 ^ Dam. Cost of the road is esti- Sagle Pass, Laredo and other bor- tion in connection with the giant j mated at approximately 3305,600. rfer points ihat we will be called -nternational structure. | Senior Resident Engineer G. P. upon to perform many new ser- \ Judgment has been entered aad Brown of the Highway Depart-ices to assist travelers going in!o;alf contracts signed in connection merit and-the men in his office -Jie interior of Mexico when the; with the right of way for the roaJ, i. are making detailed sxtr\eys for I new highway is 1 completed into ; designated Spur 349. '•'._'•'• .'•'; ihe route. ; Acuna. "| The spur will leave Highway .9-1 • C; N. Parsons, senior resident, I "We also know from the exper-i at a point seven miles °ngineer'for the department. saj-J j lence of chambers .of commerce'of Del Rio and continue to .an he hopes to have all plans conv- r I in cities near large lakes tint existing grave! road near the pleted by July 10 for the July 19 ;many tourists will call at our of- : south end of the damsite, extend--letting by the State Highway jfice for information on fishing and ing west 5.3 miles west of High-,•Joramisston. i recreational facilities when Amis-;way 90 to the gravel road. j Brown and his men are work;«.ad Dam is built." j it crosses ranchlands belonging ing full time on tne. access rosd. | He said that an easy-to-find. to Ruth Greenw-ood, Ellison BriJe -project. Foilowins its comptetioa^; i nccessible -location near - major and Josephine Jones. The : right the spur designation will be div } highways was a key factor in scl- of way was acquired from these (Continued and the IBWC wfll be i ection "of the Gibbs Street site, j three owners. $ responsible for maintenance dur- i He said the location was select j Loyd Hamilton, dam projector- :ng dam; construction, -z ied after 70 potential sites wertjficer for the International Boun-i- {- When Amistad is built, tie spur j cry "and Water 'Commission, w~:>' dosignalion will be restored ani i studied. PROPOSED BUILDING—Pencil sketch by Chamber of Commerce Manager James R; Tliacker shows front of the 50" x 30' building the organization plans to build near the intersection of Gibbs and Avenue F. Construction is to cost $12,000 and with property the total cost is $16/700. The Chamber of Commerce will launch a campaign Wednesday forfund.5 tc build the structure. j "We are deeply indebted to tho informed of the land acquisition L Ihe route will carry traffic to OK: j many concerns who have allowed Monday. - [dam and to recreational areas jus to use iheir facilities for our j The Y Texas Highway . Depart-! iuch as the " tmcet:ngs_and~co.nferences t " Mur-! ment is responsible for the build- J park u that Yiciwty.^^pt ****^ray said, "hut if" we are to be jing of the i-pur, providing access! the Texas,] successful in competition for new! to the dam for workers and ma- j will assume' jiayrolls we must have a confer-' iprials. {route's maintenance. ,

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