The Brazosport Facts from Freeport, Texas on September 20, 1959 · Page 1
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Freeport, Texas
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Sunday, September 20, 1959
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BRAZORIA COUNTY FOOTBALL RESULTS LUFKIN.......28 BRAZOSPORT - - - - 6 ANGL1TON - - - - - 30 WEST COLUMBIA - 6 ...*. .32 SCHULENBURG - - - 6 ALVIN WHARTON• WEEKEND READ COMPUTE STORIES ON PAGES 7-8 OF FACTS BRAZO$Pt>RT FACTS Annexed Area Rate Is Mulled Too many of the Clut* City Council members were' planning 1 'to be out of the .city or otherwise occupied Saturday morning, so Clute City Secretary F...M. Sendees was uri- •ble to schedule a meeting as he hoped. As a result, the setting .of a tax rate to apply to the'city's newest residential area is still pending. This recently annex- me up 1 for much the mayor and I members on both sides of the fence as to whether.<to .keep the area Within the «tiy or released and secondly whether to tax the area and If so, at what rate. The most recent discussion was at a special meeting .earl ier this week. ... Wilson Waggoner, a resident of the-area north and west ol the business area, was one of thos* attending the meeting. When Mayor L. V. Conover asked him what the people of the area thought about it, Waggoner expressed his own opinion that they would" be happy cither way. " ' When Conover asked if they would be happy to be taxed for city services they received, Waggoner said he thought they would if they could get some street maintenance. He said they were now getting limited police protection and garbage pickup and the prestige of being in the city. Conover said that the city planning board control- of me area, too. »>.\ r, .„ ''ifv •'-,«• Waggoner then brcWh't iip the subject of the water and t sewer lines the city had not wen able to sell .-bonds to finance, and the"'dire need of .street' wbrir'h." the area and suggested the area be let out ' of the city. Councilman W. W. McKinney said he thought that limited taxation of the area would bring trouble. ' :\. Councilman M. S. Johnson said if the city audit Is satisfactory this year, and next year, the bonds could be sold for the water and sewer lines. Waggoner said .that taxes W. A. Mullen Dies Friday William Asbury Mullen, 87, Of 810 Magnolia in Lake Jack •on, died Friday night in a lo cal hospital. t Mullen fell while working in his yard about three weoks ago, injuring his hip. He has been in the hospital since that time. The body was to be sent Saturday by Freeport Funeral Home to Cynthiana, Ky., for service* and burial in the Battle Grove Cemetery. ! Mullen and his wife, Margaret Godaard, observed their golden wedding anniversary •My 20 thi* year. Mullen, a retired tobacco broker, had been a Lake Jackson lesldent since July of 1857, moving there from Grayson, Ky Survivors other than the widow include a son, William Ooddard Mullen of Salisbury, South Rhodesia ia Africa- a lister, Mrs. R. g. SenneU of Lexington, Ky.; two grand- 'children, Peggy and Tommy. whj have been living with the Mullen*, and grandson, James •K. Miller of " " were not the point — if the city would not give the area street repairs and the county could not, what could the resi. dents do? . Conover said that people on shelled streets of the city had been paying taxes for several years. Aside from water and sewer services which those people paid for, they were .getting little more than the residents of the new area, he added. He reminded Waggoner of n situation in the new area in which the Clute planning board, lit concerned. They have denied building permits which would make a dead end street of one which residents want as a through street to connect with the Old Angleton Rood In the future. *>Qonover., said the area was totally annexed. To remove it from'"~the city the council would have to rescind the annexation ordinance. Coulreitman Johnson asked if the council could take action on the proposed budget and let ncMon on the area wait until 'ntt>r. I rnnncflman J. C. Brown sug- ' "•stcd the area be given a I 'free ride" this year and be axed next year. The mayor old the council that City At- orney Tom Kenyon wanted hem to know that the area could be tax«-d for limited ("•vice, aside f-»m the water- nvcr service for which re- nlonts pay the costs of the '••vice. - fnnnver said the area would I*? rest of the city .'/"the reets were oatched, street Installed, and police nrntection provided. Councilman McKinney said I say. it vr C an't provide dont tax them." Johnson said that. If the city had Hot taken the area in. they would have eotten a black topped road through the county, nl testlf-orl mlllU BUAhC The mayor and Johnson both «i! r .T I ,., that thcy were- -on both sides of the table" in the matter, but they felt it would not be good for the'city to let the area out after taking them Kenyon reminded the council they would have to adopt ?u x v? te '° r the area fcefor the public hearing on the bud Ret for the coming year ™-n Secretary Sanders ask..... the taxes from that area could be kept in a separate XSS '°/^ * pent there '' Councilman Omer Fletcher said it would take more than that amount of money for the area. H. , n ° ver then recommended that the council keep the area ana work out a fair and just tax., ™f«, Johnson added his n^'to,the mayor's sug- No other council action was taken at that time On Bike Rons Info Cor On«« boy- George Hart of M ""? Street ' ran '"to dto^K °',r? - l ! tation w »8on driven by Virgil Vance. 60S BUttDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 1959 WEEKEND Edition 10( Why I Support United fund UF BEST AVAILABLE ANSWER TO NEEDS By NELSON D. GRISWOLD - Lake Jackson SB. wras 'SSK- Auto Lands On Step Of Downtown Building In a traffic accident- TiYMnv &• • v,. n -A_-.t • ,„*.* - . — ,....•. - . * In a traffic accident Friday a Freeport woman's auto knocked down a parking me- er, struck a downtown building and traveled its length, and came to a stop against some concrete steps after a collision. The accident occurred at West Broad and Srt n 2 u ,? bont ,oii*,f JI ? : Freeport poUce "• port that a 1955 Mercury driven by Mrs a red light at the intersection. She was trav" eling north on Cherry. ' w< T. l ™ v .. Robert Mical Ryman, 610 Walnut, Free- .port, was driving his 1950 Plymouth east on W£st Broad and hacTa ereeri^liBht Hf« /•„,. struck the left rear fender oTthe Goats au ?o causing it toTjump the curb, knock dow^ a £& »3^-*!iWte come to a stop -when ""' st the rear end "of "I SIM"^*!?. ^ amage to We" Ryman car was «n . 4,. ? Goats cur about $800 about *?" t° tne building, and $80.70 to the nark- ing meter. ' * *»«». I to contribute mv fair chare. Phillips Will Expand Plant ^tsfs-^-^ Dimidn •f > harlitl*s) 4*> • i « '»*i**H110H*pOUlIQ AX' emnnan icneauied to go into production hv nnvt n,.* u t Old Fable Is Brought To Mind By Premier's Plan ing a red light County Seat Location A Hot Question In 1895 Bl ? 2 ° riB County Se«t question, which has been aai- fOT sever<M remo l'?i : AlfJn, Braroria, Strattbn, Manvel. , candidate tor the new county seat is within a mi e an J a half of the geographical center of Bmoria County "Quintana gave almost a solid vote (41 to 1) SOT riemovai to Angfcton, despite th« fact it is farther away ttan Br^zo- ria ---- The people of Quintana have alwaw believed that s«Y e Se e v^ St- """"if WBS *" pr °P er 'SS ?to? seat. Sew- citizens have even gone so far as to county ta ~& gates said today that Soviet Premier Nikita S. Krushchev's total disarmament proposal called to mind the old fable of the animal's disarmament con]3 ("ference. The fable was first told in answer to a cneM? at the..fceagua.of Nations and in 1932 «t the Geneva world disarmament Conference by the then Soviet Foreign Ufa-i Maxim Litvinov. Russia was a weak, backwart nation. Spanish delegate Salvador ae Madariaga dismissed th idea at the 1932 conference b- tehing this story: The animals gathered £> their conference, regarded eScl otaer gravely, then .each* gav «"»• ideas of " -• J - 8 • •"" '• World Pondering Khrushchev Plan Z?S,S~55S.. £™«r SX""" • j ; • ""• ••••"•" pon-i wood at a banciiut at 20th (Vn. =™= £ P r °P° sal *9 scrap all; tury Fox studios. arm* =„ „.„in the next ! Khrushchev was flying across the Brazori a County Commissioners is be- Anfll - CUtuo* School wUl b* br Mil* Alms uuoal F«ir «*• «* th « O f a, BtuorU Cou»lr F|l» O* t-lt. Miss CUnuoa will b» competing tor MM coTtitd titl« along six oth«r tntrUs r»pr«- county high tchools. The lion looked at the eagl and proposed that talons bi abolished. The eagle looked a the elephant and said tusks should be outlawed. The ele phant looked at the tigor and said "Let us abandon claws and jaws." So it went, each animal solemnly proposing-the abolition of all weapons except its -wn Finally, the bear rose, strct- The accident occured to front t the Cluto Variety StoVe. The boy apparently was not in" ured but wai taken to,a doctor for a checkup. 7 ""•- only damage wa* a bad 44 v |_ _ ^^ •••" •*• **](V 4W **** ium COUIlZf MftIT iwi Cannon had erected a large, two-story building 'since the county seat election, a great many prospec- v^wi -1? B ' MO " a Bnd other towns have been in Angletc- lookin s tor locations .... Several new buildings have 34 ready been contracted for J. F. Frost, of Dallas Counti had purchased the LenU property. He arrived with his fani yourTmule,"' ^^^ ^ *"* an0ther freight « V .For pictures .oj Bruoria Count* courthousti. past and »at. «« Pig* Six of todar'f Faei*) West Columbia Students Above Average In Tests The result! of the National erlt Scholorthip Qualifying Test have been received in Weft Columbia from the Science Research Associate*. Milam C. Rowold, h'igh school guidance director, and C. D. Worley, high school irincipal, reported that the est was taken by 19 local students last spring and fiui their score* placed'them w*U above the national average. ' The group average on the five test battery placed An student* in the 11 percentile. Eight of these stvdent, n»r»' ed in the 90-99 percent!!* range. These Included Margaret Burgan, Thonsas Flowers, Bichar4 Frantoey,- Bar- ewy bara Guptan, Jo« Ben Bob Powers, Diana Rt^ „„. slip MUca Wilson who ranked the top 99 perctgtile group. Six other student* scored ia the upper JJ pw cent, in eluding Hcaalan «dKng, Bar b»r« rraokUn^ Richard Cool* %'%IE^i.S«W«Mer, Greg- Charlotte Gladys Sexton Dies Friday Mrs. Gladys Sexton, a4, of S06 Oak Drive, Lake Jackson, died about 5 p.m. Friday in D.CHW Hospital; after being hos- pitalfeed |or a week. Funeral services were scheduled for 6 p.m. Saturday at Wharton Funeral Home at Wharton, with Rev. John H. Beard, pastor of Lake Jackson First Baptist Church, officiating. s Burial was to be in Wharton Memorial Cemetery with the 'uneral hcme in charge of arrangements. In preference to flowers,! Mrs. Sexton's family requests that a donation be made to a piano fund at Lake Jackson First Baptist Church, where she was a member. • Mrs. Sexton was born in IfaWiston, Mo. For the past 17 r ean ab« has been employed n the safety department of Dovy Chemical Company. SJw sw We of the fijtt res- deata o* L>*e J»efcMo. J Sh« , k *urviyed by her Clara Cap-ebart, ivtra'se on each 1 la "w battery 1« pewentlto to Eaglish M percenUle in tftth . 98 {tercenUle in Social , , ,jes, 81 percentlle in Natural Science, and, 99 percenta* - Wwd.Uwge, * i ending his 45-hour ; ^n e 4C;i . contacts" with the "working' of the Boeing™" people" of the city. He thanked ' the "many millions" who "took up a friendly attitude." The Soviet Premier left Idlewild Airport en route to Los Angeles, first stop on a six-day TVM?| £>!_!_ trans-America tour before he * • OH KfClG resumes talks with President Eisenhower. 'Khrushcnev made total global __ _ ^**....^s. f • <LO(/flfV fOli" * •"• «al s •x-st Frday "all nuclear «.- M nnn" " P it a slot ore proposal or a grand-stand propa g a n d a P)ay? From the Little White House at Gettysburg, Pa., to chancellories across thc world statesmen were asking this question as Khrushr.liev flew to a Hollywood reception by top '.gures of filmdom. 'completed for the at 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 3, according to Joe Bond of West I Columbia, president of the Brazoria County Trail Ride Association. In addition to the ride, a trail ride dance is scheduled for each over-night stop which will be open to the public. Bond invites everyone to watch for the announcement of the "mes and places of the dance •u ifunl an aid he thought the Khrushchev ).an has merit — "any attempt o stop the cold war has merit •' . „ , (U j. jina lJlCi.ll. But he addud ihe only reason here is no intfrnational dis- rmament now is that the Ru*- • lans have refused to cooperate. I If In most of the Western world I en ' salesmen and diplomats rr,n« » S °"< contact Bond or Mrs. Kathryn . aryn Riley at the. fair office and a reservation. Membership in the Brazoria : ----- -""= n»aocianon or adu "s and $1 for chil- , — — •c-»'-'i«iuia iu.4t- ted with skepticism after a first i?2 u l the e e »«alitie5 m Khrushchev's U.N. speech. But they spoke cautiously pending Eisenhower's opportunity to question Khrushchev in detail Khrushchev faced a barn-' Chem Engineer Picnic Sunday Marine News S/s Hellenic Hero Due Sept. 20 Brazos Harbor S/s Seiun Maru Due Sept. 21 Brazos Harbor S/s Maltesholm Due Sept. 21 rirazos Harbor S/s Del Aires Due Sept. 23 Brazos Harbor The annual picnic of the T T n Tii - ~ south Texas section of the ^ Gr °undbreakinff American Institute of Chemical A groundbreaking cerfmony Engineers will be held Sunday «"« be held Sunday at 3pm f-LV 1 ^ 6 Jackso n Picnic L b y th e congregation of tha Grounds. jLake Jackson First Christian There will be entertainment Ch « r <*. ' " planned for the entire family. ..The site of the proposed o m '^1t T U u begin at 2:Mi*««h building is at the Oys- P-rn. with barbecue served at^ ter Creek- Willow Drive Inters P-m- : ection. Local members can make) H ' WHAT'S INSIDE "4 :-,:pi , aaugh- Shirley Ann Sexton, K, Mrs. Bobert C. of W«eS;Sun<l«y S«t» a.m. THIS BROWNIE IS ALREADY Ihe f* °* to8 lucky onet - Judging b«ina mad. h.r. by h.r mother. l fn i. ^ ' 1 " 1 ye "' § Blownis un long enough to bt put into use again thi. ML ' k ' I ' klon Tto °p « " srad » tao °P' on » , UO ° Pi - P1UI «*« "«»< Uad«r* and co-leaders linad up. i latw «*"• monih "by tt. l««d«»hip vaean- ' howev «' 5TLSZ -35 V3ried — ?ha1 AS A PUBLIC NURSE in the US northwest area, Mrs. C. J. Frailer found some hardships equal Jo those of a pie- t rv h -',? et ,J" d ' •* her home to Cluje - »«*££• Pag. 5." "»»u°"y. «nd pursue , ; i

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