Del Rio News Herald from Del Rio, Texas on April 7, 1971 · Page 2
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Del Rio, Texas
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Wednesday, April 7, 1971
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2-DEL RIO (T^XAS) NEWS-HERALD. Wednesday, April 7,1971 Low Today Sets Record A low of 38 decrees this h««« «~«^^ »»_ »__„ „ .._./' A low of 38 degrees this morning set a record minimum temperature for this time of year, Weatherman Shreves Goodwin reported today. "This 38 is the lowest we ( have recorded for April," Goodwin said. April apparently is following the weather extremes pattern set by its predecessor, March. In that month, 26-degree cold DEATHS Carmen Bonilla Rites Here Today Rites for Carmen de Jesus Bonilla, who ranched most of his life,were to be held this afternoon at 3 o'clock in St. Joseph's Catholic Church with burial in Westlawn Cemetery under the direction of the Doran Funeral Home." Bonilla would have been 48 years old had he lived to Friday. He was born hi Marathon, Tex., April 9, 1923, and had made his home in Del Rio for five years, residing at 1503 Dignowity St. He died at 3:30 a.m Tuesday in a local hospital. Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Tomasa Bonilla; his sons, Rudy, Robert and Carmen Bonilla Jr.; his daughters, Ana and Dora Benilla, all of Del Rio; his brothers, Rodolfo, Mario, Adolfo and Oscar Bonilla of Ciudad Acuna, Mexico; a sister, Mrs. Julia Montoya of Sonora, Mexico. The Rosary was recited in the Bortilla home at 7:30p.m Tur~ - was recorded March 3 and freezing temperature of 32 was recorded March 3. A high of 101 went into the records for March 28. Minimum temperature forecast for tonight is in the high 40s with Thursday's i maximum expected to be near 80. High temperature Tuesday was 69 degrees with a low of Tfl» Skies will be clear to partly cloudy with warmer temperatures expected through Thursday. The chilly weather was a part of the severe cold triggered by a big high pressure area affecting Texas. By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Freezing weather knifed deep into Texas this morning, and it was unseasonably cold nearly everywhere else. Skies were clear inallsections asabighigh pressure area centered near Abilene dominated the weather pattern. Temperatures near dawn ranged down to 19 degrees at Marfa in far West Texas. Readings elsewhere included Junction 23, Dalhart 25, Abilene, San Angelo and Wink 30, Amarlllo, Fort Worth, LufWn and Wichita Falls 31, and Mineral Wells 32. The mercury slipped to 39 at theCorpusChristiairport, a record low for this late in the season. Marks at other points stayed no higher than48 at Brownsville and 50 at GalVeston. These compared with highs Tuesday afternoon ranging from 57 at Dalhart in the Panhandle up to 73 at Alice deep In South Texas. Forecasts called for sunny but rather cool weather through Thursday. Official .observers looked for a warming trend in most areas but said a new cold front could be expected in the Texas Panhandle by Thursday afternoon. Gil Holcomb Allred Services Set Today Car-Train Crashes Deadly, Says Luna QUEMADO Rites were to be held at 4 p.m. today for Gil Holcomb Allred of Quemado in the Methodist Ohurch with burial in Quemado Cemetery under the direction of Yeager Mortuary of Eagle Pass. The Rev. Virginia Perry and the Rev. Robert Sachtken were to officiate. Allred died Monday in Maverick County Memorial Hospital in Eagle Pass. Ft. Sam Escapee Caught An 18-year-old Kansas soldier who Bscaped from the stockade at Ft. Sam Houston was arrested Tuesday night by city police after he was observed prowling in the tfcinity of 209 E. Greenwood. David Solimine was arrested shortly after 11 p.m. last night and held in city jail until this morning when he was transferred to the custody of Air Force at Laughlin Air Force Base. DEL RIO NEWS-HERALD ) Del Rio, Texas 78840 ' Published each afternoon except] Saturday, and also Sunday Morning! by Del Rio News-Herald, Inc.) Second Class Postage paid at Del 1 Rio, Texas. SUBSCRIPTION RATES-By carrier in Del Rio-S2.10. By mail in town or out of town-S2.10. Ben Woodson Publisher Dan Bus Editor I ma Jo Fleet wood .. Assoc. Editor Carlos Sotelo .. Bus. Mgr. Ralph N. Skelton Cir. Mgr. Any erroneous reflection upon the character, stanlirlg or reputation of any person, firm or corporation will gladly be corrected when such occurs in the columns ol this newspaper and are brought to the attention of the management. The Publisher is not responsible for copy omission, typographic^ errors, or any unintentional error that may occur other than, to make corrections after being brought to attention. Advertising accepted on trusjiasis only. He was bom May 24, 1906, in Jefferson County, Tex He would have been 65 had he lived until his birthday anniversary. Allred had resided in Quemado for several years. Survivors include his brother, James Richard Alfred of Poplar, Calif., and <- two sisters, Mrs. W.C. Cadenhead of Quemado and Mrs. Ora Barnett,.also of California. HOUSTON, Tex. (AP) - Car- train collisions take 1,500 lives In the United States every year the national president of the United Transportation Union told a safety meeting here Tuesday. • «• Charles Luna, head of the UTU, said those lives could be saved if railroad grade crossings were eliminated. Luna, who spoke at the Texas Safety Assocation meeting, said the federal government should establish a "grade crossing re- moval fund" patterned on the Interstate highway trust fund and funded by a tax on each gallon of gasoline sold. "Just imagine what it would mean to the motorist -if they never had to worry about railroad crossings again," he said. Hospital Notes VAL VERDE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Admitted Sunday: Daniel Diaz, Oswaldo Gutierrez, Cecelia Castillo, Carmen Vela, 1 Donna Lorriane Weaver, Edna Moreno, Monte Flake and Mary Tilson. Discharged Sunday: Estella Acosta, Antonia Paz, Antonio Gonzalez, Maria del •Carmen Mello, Eddie Espinoza, Lucia Vasquez, Juan Javier Torres, Ramiro Acosta Jr. and Maria del Carmen Hernandez. Admitted Monday: Elfido Amezcua, Ray Harris, Jesus Martinez, Norma Garcia, Hervey Valdez, Don Hastings, Rachel Mancha, Gloria Esquivel. Maria Esparza, Rosalinda Cobo, Maria Elaina Jaramillo and Clinta Rushing. Discharged Monday: Ramona Flores, Aucilia de la Garza, Guadalupe Torres, Gloria Julissa Capado, Maria Theresa Blanchard and Mauro Martinez Jr. Admitted Tuesday: Alberta Poehler, John Dobkins, Oralia Flores, Hurlinda Hernandez, Antonila Castillo, Elizabeth Yerema, Estella Thomas, Barbara Jones, Maria Garcia ' and SoUdad Serrano. Discharged Tuesday: Ruben Martinez, Juanita, Padula, Gracieno Torres, Jesus Sandoval, Josefa Villarreal, Sylvia Terrazas, Ralph Patterson, Verna Lou Cummings, Carmen Navarro, Daniel Diaz, Oswaldo Gutierrez, Donna Weaver, Mary Tilson, Jesus Martinez, Norma Garcia and Gloria Esquivel. Burglar Enters Store But Misses Cash Box ON GALLEY CASE Senator Answers GeneraI's Letter News Digest By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON (AP) _ A new and likely quicker pace of troop withdrawals from Vietnam may be announced by President Nixon tonight in a speech he has siad "will give some Indication as to the end" of America's longest war. SAIGON (AP) - The Strongest speculation in Saigon In advance of the President's borad- cast is that U.S. troop strength in Vietnam will be cut to between 100,000 and 150,000 in the next eight months. WASHINGTON (AP) - Capt. Aubrey M. Daneil m, the Army lawyer who prosecuted Lt. William L. Calley Jr. for the My Lai murders, accuses President Nixon of damaging military justice and enhancing the stature of a convicted murderer "as a national hero" by intervening in the case. WASHINGTON (AP) House Democratic leader Hale Boggs says that, Justice Department and White House denials aside, there is no doubt the FBI tapped his telephone and those of other members of Congress. , WASHINGTON ..(AP) Three congressmen say they will sue President Nixon for violating their constitutional rights by depriving C ongress of its power to declare war. CHICAGO (AP) - Richard J. Daley, the nation's : most-successful big city organization politician, has been elected to an unprecedented fifth term as Chicago's mayor by a huge margin. BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) Berkeley voters have placed three self-proclaimed radicals and a moderate on the City Council and elected their first black mayor. The new mayor supported the radicals. WASHINGTON~(AP) - Secretary of Defense Melvin R Laird orders the Army to bring its Criminal Investigation Division under tighter Pentagon control In the wake of a con- gresssional probe of corruption of PX's and service clubs. TEL AVIV (AP)""- Israel's ruling Labor Party backs Its leaders' refusal to withdraw from the occupied territories and demands "substantial changes" in the pre-1967 borders. vSWTJC to Resume Classes April 13 TOWERS FROM If you 'd like to say a little more on this special occasion, but don't know how.... Jet flowers say it for t you. 307 775-6066? 8 Lt. Gen. (ret) Samuel L : $ Myers of Del Rio has received a ;!j letter from U.S. Senator J. $ Strom Thurmond of South g: Carolina in response to the :•$» general's communication on the Lt. Calley trial. Sen. Thurmond is a member of the military affairs committee. He sent Gen. Myers a copy of a telegram the Senator sent to President Richard M. Nixon, reading: "The trial and conviction of Lt. William Calley for murder at My Lai is most disturbing to the American people and particularly to our men and women in the armed forces. Lt. Calley, whose acts were performed under combat conditions and pressure, could well be the victim of circumstances beyond his control. When a war is fought in enemy territory where the enemy is often in civilian clothes the benefit of the doubt should be accorded to American fighting mea In the interest of the morale of our men still in Vietnam and others Screw worms Hit Jim Wells County Special to the News-Herald MISSION-Another screw worm case popped up in Texas April 6 ui Jim Wells County, according to Mission Screwworm Eradication Program officials. The newest case brings the, U.S. case count to nine for 1971. All have been confirmed in Texas. Location of the case is eight miles west-northwest from Falfurrias. It was the first case in the county since May 23, 1969. The worm was collected from the naval wound in a calf, in a 150-animal herd. who may go into combat in the future, I urge that these facts be taken into consideration when you review Lt. Galley's case as commander-in-chief." UVALDE-Following the Easter holidays, classes will resume at Southwest Texas Junior College on April 13. According to a schedule issued by the college there will be a meeting of the Freshman Class at 11 a.m. in the Tate Auditorium, and the Sophomore Class in the Gamer Science Building. At 11:40 a.m. Delta Gamma Pi will meet in the Wagner Building and the Library Club will meit in the Library. On Thursday, April 15, the ness Club meeting will be held in the Tate Building Journalism Room, the Executive Club will meet in Mr. Goodson's office and at 11:40 a.m.,the Newman Club has a meeting set in the Garner Science Building with the Religious Club meeting in Tate five. The Jloney Queen Pageant is set for 7:30 p.m. on Saturday April 17, at LaForge Hall sponsored by the Lions Club TALLEST BUILDING Soutli Africa, the uncompleted Carlton Centre towers over Johannesburg. The structure is 660 feet, about half the height of the Empire State Building. RITA 746 S. Main 775-3443 B.O, OPENS 2:45 STARTS 3:00 NOW SHOWING [AU.MUAOMOT10 General Audlmcm THE NEWCOMERS faced every challenge to claim a dream! Thank You My sincere appreciation to all of those who helped make my recent campaign a success by electing me to the Board of Trustees oT the Del Rio independent School District. I Wjll truly strive to be worthy of your trust, HiE.Newby,M.D. (Pol Adw Pd for by Dr. HI New by) ISNEY PRODUCTIONS \ ' present* 90 WED : ,__ .. -W*. THURS. 775-4541 , A UNIVERSAL PICTURE , Fromtte EXCITING "UWCOO" TV Shoi $1.00 A CAR LOAD ToiuFRANCIOBA MJMETTE COMER ."IN ENEMY COUNTRY" TECHNICOLOR' A UNIVERSAL PICTURE Gustavo Valadez, the owner of the North Side Drive-in Grocery has a good hiding place for his cash box, but a night-time shopper still made a pretty good haul last night after closing hours. , Cotulla Mayor Faces Trial COTULLA.Tex. (Ai>) - This city's first Mexican-American mayor faced trial before a peace justice today on a charge of using abusive language toward a peace officer, , Mayor Alfredo Zamora Jr., who won an upset victory in elections here a year ago, is charged in an incident involving highway patrolman Armando Castillo. The case was postponed three times for various reasons. Inan unrelated case, Zamora faces charges involving certification of a Mexican-American third party's poll watchers for .last November's election here. Valadez reported to police that a burglar or burglars entered his store and made off with $10 in pennies, seven pair of Opti-Ray sun glasses, forty pesos in Mexican money and 20 packages of cigarettes. the intruders ransacked tp store andl turned over several shelves and racks. "They must have been looking for the big money," said Valadez, explaining how a"secret. u i « box containing about $20, dollars u completely missed in t search. "I have a pretty gOt >d hiding place for it," said the owner, f 'and ]t think I'll keen it " * HU Green Card Curb Move Draws Fire V EL PASO, Tex. (AP) - El Paso Mayor Peter de Wetter says It would be catastrophic for El Paso if the green card system— the alien registration act —were strictly enforced, De Welter's remarks Came Tuesday In response to a bill introduced Monday by Sen. Edmund Muskie, D-Maine, calling for abolition of ihe system whereby aliens work on the American side of the border and return to their foreign home at night. De Wetter said such a plan would be a catastrophe to Juarez, Mex. and El Paso. Instead, he said, favored Is a phaseoutprogram of five to seven years In which the govern- merit finances aid for housing health and education. He said El Paso wguld be unable to absorb at once 60,000 to 70,000 persons who might be per- raittedto move from across the border. EASTER SAVINGS SHOP RENNETS CATALOG BY PHONE 776-7456 Men's Year Around Slacks. Dacron/Wool. Permanent Press, New •Styles And Lot's Of Colors. All Sizes. PENNEYS OWN CATALOG CLOSE OUTS! <£L $ 6 88 v First Quality A Fantastic Selection of much Hlghef Priced Dresses you saw in our catalogs. All just the right weight for Easter and Summer. Many, Many Stylesand Sizes. 2 Special buyl Men's short sleeve dress jhirts; " Penn-Prest polyester/cotton. All tlzes, popular colors. STATUS BLOUSES &NOW $O99 2 Tailored body shirts, and more. Long sleeves with never-iron Penn-Prest Misses' and juniors sizes. Lots of colors and sizes. 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