Del Rio News Herald from Del Rio, Texas on April 2, 1971 · Page 1
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Del Rio News Herald from Del Rio, Texas · Page 1

Del Rio, Texas
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Friday, April 2, 1971
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4-OEL ! RK) (TEXAS) NEWS-HERALD. Friday, April 2, 1971 ft- J f Del Rio Tourism Industry Gets Boost in New CPL Travel Folder Del Rio's tourism industry is the beneficiary of another big boost in the form of a new "Texas Triangle" tourist borchure published by the Central Power and Light Co. brochure re of Lake Amistad is prominent among illustrations in the colorful folder. The folder, titled "Texas Junction Slates Easter 'Pageant- NCO OF QUARTER -Laughlin's NCO of'the Quarter, TSgt. Robert F. Barreau, monitors some of the equipment v'wl in the precision Measurement Equipment Lab to test and calibrate instruments. Sergeant F3ane,m \v;is named yesterday as Laughlin's top NCO for the quarter just ended. He will be rewarded with gifts fiom the base and from a local civilian business firm. (Official USAF Photo) in Names uarter TSgt.' Robes 3646th Field, Squadron, ha-- the Quarter ; Force P.aso IV Jan. 1 through Col. Guy 3646th Pit"! command PI, selection of > Thursday, '.',• will present 'h trophy. The NCI) award is a program de; outstanding NCOs in Command. !•'. Barreau, Maintenance lr?en selected 'I Officer of L-uH«hlin Air ike period of :;n-h 3!. M.-iivslon Jr., ''•-•lining .Wing noiinred the ;;e;ml Barreaii ncl Hairston .r'yup;nit with a the Quarter established id to recognize •rfori'nanc'e by •\i>- '['raining (oinniand also 11 designed programs for the.NCO of the Vein- ami \ru- Senior NCO of (he Vein. Each base in will self ct \'i. i >• awards. '( hes< compete foi Hie Sergean.t B;t'r one of si\ iu.<i Lnughiin -"...nrl the Air I'ain NCO of Uu Yt-i selected !••• -(.'pi AFB in thai r-ifi He 'Captain Brown.said. Sergeant Barreau recently completed a college history course and achieved the highest grade in the class. He has been active in the Air Force Educational Program during his entire career, Captain Brown stated. He also earned the 'Honor Graduate award from the Aircraft Engine Test Cell Calibrator course at Lowry AFB, Colo. The NCO of the Quarter entered the Air_ Force in December 1953, and has served several tours throughout the United States. Just before arriving at Laughlin, Sergeant Barreau served in Thailand. He was recently awarded the Air Force Commendation Medal by Headquarters 13th Air Force. Sergeant Barreau lives with his wife, Mattie, . and two daughters, Patsy and Debora, at 803 W. Eighth St., in Del Rio. The board Which selected Sergeant Barreau included Capt. James A. Johnson, chairman, 3646th Air Base Group; CMSgt. Raymond G. Grigsby, 3646th Field Maintenance Squadron; and CMSgt. Thomas N, Barnes, 3646th Pilot Training Wing. Special to the News-Herald JUNCTION — The twenty-first annual Easter Pageant in the natural amphitheatre below the everburning cross on Lover's Leap southeast of downtown Junction will be presented Easter Eve, April 10. Starting at 10 p.m., the story of the last week in the life of Christ on earth will conclude shortly after midnight with the climaxing scenes of the resurrection and ascension on Easter ; morning. More than 100 amateur performers, most of them experienced in their roles, will pantomime the story in 13 acts "on 14 stages of varying levels, supported by changing lights, script readers and background music. Twenty-one actors presented the first pageant on three stages the year the pageant and its sponsor, the Men's Bible Class, were organized. Mrs. Hamp Johnston is director, the ihird in the history of the pageant, which>, draws spectators from over the nation and foreign countries. She and all other participants are volunteers. La Rue Newby, a charter member of the class, is general chairman. Thousands of spectators will watch from their cars which will be parked in the valley under direction of Boy Scouts. Free programs will be distributed. No admission is charged. Free coffee is served from the chuckwagon of the late Ranger Captain Gully Cowsert, starting at 4 p.m. Food and soft drinks will be available at a concession stand operated by a Triangle — Scenic, Romantic, Historical," details with colorful South Texas pictures the area's recreational opportunities. Also the history of this section of the Lone Star state is depicted with a picture of Alamo Village near Brackettville. In presenting the first folder to Gov. Preston Smith in Austin on March 25, CPL President Barney Davis said, "CPL has a long history 'of * i ~A3<yQ?« groups. "This folder, entitled 'Texas Triangle' tells about some of the principal tourist attractions in the 44,000 square mile area served by CPL," said the power company president. The folder will be given to the Texas Tourist Development Agency for their Use in out-of-state promotions. It will also be supplied to each of the tourist information centers of the Jfeexas Highway service- club., Many spectators arrive in time) for picnic supper in the' parking area or along Cedar Creljk in the Hill Counm? Fan-grounds. ,_ Thel|pub!ic is ; c%dial^ helping develop ~toPisni in/ Department to be given to -'T^exas. We have done this with tourists as they enter the state. " .'^npviesjwe have produced, by "We are v«*y- "aware of the working with local and regional work done by state agencies in chambers , of commerce and promoting Texas' tounst Bother community betterment attractions, agd we are aware^ of your interest in developing this important part of the state's economy, said Davis. "This folder is representative of our interest in tourist development and of CPL's. commitment to help in any way we can." The folders also will be distributed at all CPL offices throughout South Texas. VOTE FOR DR. HI E. NEWBY Sat, April 3 invit J Training Programs Sought ANGELES (AP) - The state assembly majority leader has joined with Mexican-American activists in Urging the fed-, eral government to inject mas-' _sive federal funds and job train- ing'programs in East Los Angeles. Without such federal help, they said the problems in the ..predominately Mexican • Amerl |ean sector will continue — 15 /per cent unemployment, shabby housing, inadequate schools and unhappy relations with police. The testimony by Assemblyman Walter Karabian, D-Monterey Park, and the Mexican- American leaders came Thursday before the U.S r Senate's Economic Development Subcommittee, chaired t\y Sen. Joseph M. Montoya, D-N.M. command I he-yearly ill ' then honor. u. who was n4>s for the eligible for • Command i ward if he is t'nt • 1,1 tig him March One of Driest Months Ever in Texas is :i:-> is. Preoisiu:, Equipment (PMEU at L;i!i»J In nominal Barreau for 1 IK. Robert N. R: -Field Mainuw commatvcler, *•S e r g e a n t performnn'-.* b y si'\ " achievement "He was PMEL durin evaluation f a c i 1 i t i c ii i--d !o the 'i. 1 ; .nr em en I !";t ho rat o.ry ;i;i Sergeant award. Capt. jivn. 3646th Kt Squadron Nailed that \\ a r r ea u's !v...'n marked notable •;hr;vge of the last annual laboratory technical By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Many towns and cities missed getting a drop of rain during March ih- J Texas and National Weather Service records show that it was one of the driest monthjfever. No measurable rain fell at Browns ville, Corpus Chrikti, Del ,Rio, El Paso, Midland or San Angelo. Old military records at Fort Brown near Brownsville show that only on two other occasions, 1901 and 1902, did the Brownsville area go without measurable rain in March. This was only the second March on record without rnea- sureable rain at Corpus Christi. March 1971 was the second driest March on record at Dallas. Only March of 1956 has less. For much of Texas, this was the fifth consecutive abnormally dry month. At Galveston, the period from November through March has been the driest sea- .son for this time of year since the 1917 to 1918 period. The National Weather Service office at El Paso reported that parts of the TransjPecos have >had no measurable rain in 100 days. Within the five-month period comp.eti.Micc by I lit- Air F(>rce," Captain Brown said. "This important inspection .was conducted during a period when laboratory manning was below 50 per ('ent..'' "The pois'. 1 , maturity and professional image which he presented to 'the inspection team proved invaluable in gaining lull laboratory certification for the PMEL," Vandals Damage Car, Steal Tape A 1970 model automobile belonging to Mrs. Armando Talamanbez, 301 East Bean St., \vas vandalized and had items stolen from it as well. Someone broke into her vehicle and tore the glove compartment of fits hinges stealing a stereo tape. The right front tire on the. vehicle was cut and the trunk had been forced open and the lining taken from one side of it. The incident was reported to police at 6:30 pjn. Thursday with no estimate of the extent of damage or value of the items stolen made. from mid-October through mid- March, Marf a has received only .07 inch and received no mea- . surable rain for 101 consecutive days. El Paso received 99 per cent of the total possible sunshine during Match. The gable below of selected Texas and Louisiana cities shows In order precipitation for March, normal precipitation for March, rainfall January through .March and percentage of departure from normal. Abilene ..0.04 1.04 0.62 21 Amarlllo 0.10 .0.82 f.85 89 Austin 0.79 2.13 1.52 22 Brownsville ' 0.00-1.04 0.52 14 Corpus Christi 0.00 1.44 0.25 5 Dallas 0.2B 2.65 3.09 40 Del Rio 0.00 0.82 0.29 11 El Paso 0.00 .035 0.21 17 Fort Worth 0,34 2.51 1.85 27 Galveston 0.64 2.86 4.94 54 Houston. 1.21 2.67 3.68 37 Lubbock 0.21 0.73 1.02 52 Midland 0.00 0.36 0.01 1 Beaumont 1.15 3.44 6.05 50 San Angelo 0.00. 0.93 0.42 15 San Antonio 0.*f- ; 1.67 1.26 IS Victoria ....,0.18 2.32 1.30 19 Waco 0.64 2.35 J.OO 2* Wichtta Falls 7".. 0.12 1154 2.03 50 Lake Charles La 0.27 4124 4.50 34 Shreveport, La 2.11 4.15 6.51 50 SEARS Chain Link Fence Sale Ft . 4 Ft. Ht. Gates and Terminal Post Extra Free Estimates Call John Duncan Alfonso Guerra Tele. 775-7521 PROBLEHAS CREADOS FOR HUMANOS TIENEN SU SOLUCION Todo problema creado por ser humanp tiene su solucion, en su debido tiempo. Mientras el CONCILIO de la Ciudad resuelve nuestro pro- blema del "Basudero," nosotros-en San Felipe debemos de re- solver nuestros problemas E^scolares ahora. Todos ustedes sab'en que el presente "Board de Trustees" fue el responsable de la exorbitante evaluation, que los expertos fijaron en nuestros humildes hogares — y no vemos ningun bene- ficio en nuestro DISTRITCX La deduda del DISTRITO sigue au- mentando. Todos nosotros somos responsables por lo que sucede en nuestro Distrito porque no hacemos nada para re medlar la situacion. Para ir poniendo respeto y responsabilldad fiscal en nuestro "Board de Trustees" y para el bienestar de nuestra ninez, todos a VOTAR el Sabado 3 de Abril >or NIEVES FLORES Y POR EDUARDO PRIETO. Nuestro VOTO ^s la mejor arrna en nuestras manos para evitar que nos sigan aumentando las evaluaciones. Este Sabado 3 de Abril', como ninguna vez lo hayamos hecho antes, debemos todos ir a VOTAR por los CANDIDATOS que verdaderamente se interesan por nuestras ESCUELAS. TODOS A VOTAR EL SABADO 3 DE ABRIL POR NIEVES FLORES Y EDUARDO PRIETO PLACE 1 .' ' PLACE 2 (Pol. Adv. Pd for by San Felipe Taxpayers League, Nieves Flores, Chm) and mother for Easter through ADAMS' FLOWERS VOTE VOTE *-. • APRIL 3, 1971 f, ' • ' : , - . "* •• •' •:". ' ' *-.:• ' •'•• ^ You have one vote to ciast, Cast it wisely.-. Vote for the candidate that will represent aII of you. Vote for a man that is young enough to be aggressive and with new ideas yet mature enough to be RESPONSIBLE. If elected I pledge to execute the duties of trustee in a fair and businesslike manner/ work harmoniously with all members of the board/ render my services to all citizens-of the district and work ••; - 1 ; diligently towards improving our already excellent school system. Respectfully o- -j Ramon "Ray" Vasquez (Pol. Adv. Pd for by |6 ay Vasquez I _ v^^\ FOR Francisco (Frank) Ramon Jr. For * • —i trustee DRISD Place 4 April 3, 1971 I. YOUNG BUT MATURED PERSON-NATIVE OF DEL RIO. II. ATTENDED DEL RIO SCHOOLS-GRADUATE.OF DEL RIO HIGH III. SERVED HONORABLY IN THE U.S. NAVY 1956-1960 IV. RELIGIOUS AND VERY CIVIC MINDED LEADER V. ACTIVE IN BOYS SCOUT WORK-PAST SCOUT MASTER OF TROOP 209 VICE PRESIDENT UNITED CIVIC ORGANIZATION. A. I HAVE THE QULIFICATIONS TO FULFILL THE DUTIES OF TRUSTEE. . . ' B. I WILL COOPERATE WITH OTHER MEMBERS OF THE SCHOOL BOARD TO FORMULATE POLICY IN AN INTELLEGENT AND IMPARTIAL MANNER. = , C. I WILL HELP HIRE QUALIFIED PERSONNEL. D. I WILL FOLLOW THE POLICIES OF THE TEXAS EDUCATION AGENCY AND OF THE SCHOOL BOARD. I E. I WILL 'VISIT ALL SCHOOLS FREQUENTLY TO OBTAIN FIRST" HAND KNOWLEDGE OF THEIR PARTICULAR NEEDS. , " F. I WILL HELP^ TO RAISE STANDARDS OF OUR SCHOOLS AND ,WILL TRY TO ESTABLISH GOOD RELATIONS WITH OTHER SCHOOL DISTRICTS. G. I WILL HELP ECONOMIZE IN THE OPERATION OF OUR SCHOOLS. •'',"'.' H. I AM RUNNING INDEPENDENT AND OWE NO ALLEGIANCE TO ANY ONE SEGMENT, GROUP OR FACTION. . s i- You can .helpi elpct a young matured min who will see to it that he serves in a truly Democratic way by working for all persons, regardless of class, race, color o^eed. ..I / ' • ^ So exercise your duty and privilege of voting as a fine American Citizen should and VOTE OfTSAT. APRIL 3, 1971. BUT VOTE FOR THE BEST MAN-YES - . VOTE FOR FRANCISCO (FRANK) RAMON JR. ( ' . „- ' ^ Pol. Adv. Pd for by prank Ramon Jr. i<'i

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