Del Rio News Herald from Del Rio, Texas on April 15, 1971 · Page 4
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4-DEL RIO (TEXAS) NEWS-HERALD, Thursday, April 15,1971 Texas, Arkansas Civil Rights Panels Set Joint Meeting Special to the News-Herald TEXARKAlNA-Problems and progress in school desegregation in selected communities in East Texas and southwest Arkansas will be examined in a joint meeting of the Texas and Arkansas State Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, April 16 and 17. The meeting, which is open to the public, will be held at the Southwest Center, Highway 67 West, Texarkana. The first session will begin at 9 a.m. on Friday, April 16, and recess at 9 p.m. The second session will reconvene on Saturday, April 17, at 9 a.m; and will recess at 7 p.m. Dr. Denzer Burke of Texas and Steele Hays of Arkansas, vice chairmen of the respective committees, will preside at the meeting. Of special concern to the committees are the areas of faculty desegregation, minority student involvement in all phases of activity in the desegregated school, 'and the use of federal funds by local school districts. Among those invited to appear before the committees are representatives of the Texas and Arkansas State Departments of Public Education, the State Advisory Committees on Public Education, and the U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare's Office for Civil Rights. In addition, the committees will hear statements by school superintendents, educators, students, and private citizens from Atlanta, Carthage, Marshall, Longview and Texarkana, all Texas cities, and Camden, Texarkana, Fairview, Lewisville, Bradley-and Taylor, all in Arkansas. The committees' study of school desegregation is part of a nationwide study underway by the Commission on Civil Rights. In addition to Dr. Burke, members of the Texas State Advisory Committee are Mrs. Mary L. , Young of Odessa r chairman;' Mrs. Edward C. Stern of Dallas, secretary; Dr. Jorge Lara Braud, Henry Munoz Jr., and Jose Uriegas, Austin; Elmo R. Willard in, Beaumont; Frances T. Farenthold, Mrs. Janet F. Harte, Apolonio Montemayor, and Carius Traun, Corpus Christi; Milton K. Curry Jr., Richard L. Dockery, Mrs. Latane B. Lambert, Mrs. Betty B. Marcus, Robert L. Rowe, and Milton I. Tobian, Dallas; Mike V. Gonsalez, Del Rio; Albert Armendariz and Jesus' Ochoa Jr., El Paso; Mrs. Elida Salinas, Fort Worth; Rev. Robert E. Felder, Gal vest on; Mrs, Moses Leroy, Houston; Rafael H. Flores and Jesse Trevino, McAllen; Rev. Edgar Krueger, Pharr; ArnuTfo Guerra, Roma; and Dr. George A. Benz, Joe J. Bernal, Dr. Kenneth Kramer, and Rev. Ralph Ruiz, San Antonio. Members of the Arkansas State Advisory Committee in addition to Mr, Hays are George Howard Jr. of Pine Bluff, chairman; Prof. Morton Gitelman, Geurdon D. Nichols, and Dr. Lyell F. Thompson,^ Fayetteville; John B. Clark, Forrest City; Mrs. Margaret B. McDonald, Fort Smith; J. Bill Becker, Fred R.T. Darragh Jr., Rev. James F. Drane, Leslie W. Jordan, and Dr. Erwin L. McDonald, Little Rock; Lacy J. Kennedy, Marianna; and John Gammon Jr., Marion. The Texas and Arkansas State Advisory Committees are among 51 such units whose members serve without compensation to provide the commission with information concerning civil rights activities in their communities and to disseminate information about federal laws and programs. The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights is an independent, bipartisan, factfinding agency created by Congress in 1957. The Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., president of the University of Notre Dame t is chairman of the commission. Howard A. Glickstein is staff director. DEL RIO (TEXAS) NEWS-HERALD, Thursday, April 15,1971-§ Sanderson Woof Prices Worst Since Depression By IMA JO FLEETWOOD News-Herald Staff Wool prices paid at the first sealed wool bid sale at the Sanderson Wool Commission Co. this year were low and demand was poor Wednesday, Del Rio woolmen who attended the sale said today. Only five buyers were making purchases and some types of the wool were off as much as 20 to 40 cents per pound. Del Rio-:vvoolmen said prices were the lowest since the Depression Years; during that time, they noted, prices went even lower, to 6 to 8 cents a pound at the worst but quantities of wool moved then, going to the East, Now there is no demand for the wool, local men said. * l • ...» Joe Almond, president and manager of the Del Rio Wool and Mohair Co.; Virgil Cauthorn, president and manager of the Producers Wool and Mohair Co., Blanks Oglesby, wool buyer; T.J. Jarrett, a director of Del Rio Wool and Mohair Co., and Eddie McNutt were in Sanderson for the sales. On their return, Del Rio • warehouse managers said they have no plans to hold sales here. Some of the buyers at th,e Sanderson sale stopped in Del Rio and looked at some of the wool samples but there was no activity. Blanks Oglesby of Del Rio was one of the buyers at the Sanderson sale. He purchased 9,636 pounds of 12-month wool and 22,000 pounds of 8-month wool. Sanderson offered 442,749 pounds of 12-month wool with a total of 116,944 pounds sold, no sale on 162,212 pounds and no bids on 124,674 pounds. On 12-month wool, top R rice was 22% per pound on a )t of 4,210 pounds, grease basis. Most of the 12-month wool moved at 17 to 22 1/8 cents a pound. A total of 35,076 pounds brought from 17 to 20 cents per pound while 20 1/8 to 22% cents per,pound was paid for 73,258 pounds. Prices paid on 12-month wool in 1969 were the top 64% cents per pound on two lots and prices on 12-month wool ranging from 44 to 64% cents per pound.The 1970 prices on 12 months wool range from 47 to 53'/i cents range from 46 to 5314 cents. Top price paid in Sanderson on the 8-month wool was 21 1/8 cents per pound on a 3,554 pound lot with 11,086 pounds selling between 20 1/8 to 20V4 cents a pound-and 19,402 pounds going between 15 and 18V6 cents per pound. In 1969 top prices on 8-month wool were 55 5/8 cents per pound with most of the wool going between 50 and 55 5/8 cents per pound. Prices in 1970 on 8-month wool were between 40 3/8 and 50 1/8 cents per pound. In addition to Oglesby, buyers included the following: Burlington Industries Inc. of Clarksville, Va., bought 45,188 B ounds of 12-month wool; A.J. elmig and Co., Inc. of Narberth, Pa., bought 35,826 pounds; the DeLone and Pasney Inc., of Boston, Mass, purchased 8,836 pounds and Forte, Dupee, Sawyer Co. of Boston bought 17,398 pounds. Pasney bought 3,862 Ibs. of 8- month wool,Forte 5.044 Ibs. Eight Receive Awards At LAFB Graduation Eight members of Laughlin Air Force Base Undergraduate Pilot Training Class 71-07 were honored with special awards during the graduation of the class Tuesday in the base chapel. The awards were presented by Col. Guy E. Hairston Jr., 3646th Pilot Training Wing commander. The officers were commended by Major General John R. Murphy, vice-commander, Air Training Migrants Finding Fewer Jobs Open Fewer and fewer jobs are available for theiri, but Texas migratory workers will again hit the harvest trail this year for the states in the north and west, Btadje Smith, 'TEC spokesman, told the News-Herald today. Texas Employment Commission wants to help them make sure they have jobs before they leave, by using the facilities of the Annual Worker Plan. This way, they won't be stranded far from home when a job plays out and there is no other work they can move on to, Smith said. "Jobs and itineraries for most Texas migrants are scheduled by Texas Employment Commission, weeks ahead of the season, advised Augustin Estrada Jr. of the TEC office located at 455 Quarry Street in Eagle Pass. "Workers can have stable employment, ^better wages, working and living conditions wherever they go. The days of the migrant appear to be numbered. Demands for their services dwindles with increasing use of machinery. This year, the economic downturn will make more local labor available than in the past, further cutting the demand for migrants, Estrada said. Last year, the number of Texas migrants working in other states declined by 30 per cent from the previous year, continuing- a trend. It is expected to decline still further in the future. "Free wheelers," migrant crew leaders who maintain employment relations directly with employers in other states, showed up in larger numbers than expected, and that made last year's job shortages more acute. Many of the workers were stranded in* the demand states when no more jobs were available. Others had to return to Texas much earlier than usual, with much less money. Migrants who work through Texas Employment Commission can be assured of more continuous work, at better wages and under better living conditions. Most employers in demand states relay their job needs and conditions through TEC. These jobs are filled each year, once the labor needs of Texas agriculturalists have been met. Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio and Wisconsin expect a loss of some 16,000 job opportunities for interstate migratory workers in agriculture this year. Oregon, Washington and Idaho also expect a drop in migrant job opportunities. These are the states in which most Texas migrants work each year. To assure agricultural employment in those states, crew leaders and family heads should contact their local Texas Employment Commission office, to see if it has interstate clearance orders which are acceptable to the workers, and meets wage and housing regulations, Smith said. 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Command, who was the speaker at the ceremony. The ATC Commander's Trophy, recognizing the most outstanding graduate of the class, was presented to Captain Gary R. Long. Captain Long was also named a distinguished graduate of the class and has been assigned to the Tactical Air Command. Captain Philip M. Marrie, of the U.S. Marine Corps, was named the class Outstanding Officer. Captain Marrie has returned to the Marines for an assignment. The Academic Training Award, .recognizing the pilot who excells in the academic phase of the training, was to Second Lt. presented to seco Ronald N. CroneTLieutenant Crone was also named a distinguished graduate of the class. He has been assigned to Air Training Command. The Flying Training Award, honoring the student who excells in the flying phase of the. UPT program, was shared by Second Lieutenants Paul D. Heinrich and Wesley G. Zimmerman. Lieutenant Heinrich was also named a distinguished graduate. Other distinguished graduates of the class honored at the graduation were Second Lieutenants Roger B. McGrath, Thomas H. Neeley and William L. Reed. Teamwork Breaks Bike Theft Ring CIUDAD ACUNA, Mexico—Del Rio and Ciudad Acuna police teamed up this week to break-up a group of teenage bike thieves that had apparently been stealing .in Del Rio and transporting to Acuna. Ciudad Acuna Police Chief Antonio Rodriquez Gutierrez said that three of the alleged young bike nabbers have been arrested and charged with theft and possession of six stolen bicycles that were manufactured in the United States. The arrests came after a lengthy private surveillence on both sides of the border, according to the police chief. He said that Del Rio Police had reported a series of bike thefts in recent weeks and and suspected that they were being transported into Mexico. The bicycles and the unauthorized riders are being held at the Ciudad Acuna police station. Scholarship Fund Started at Travis A new perpetual scholarship fund was started Wednesday night by the Travis Elementary School Parent-Teachers Association. Funds the PTA has available will be invested in a trust fund and the interest earned will provide scholarships for former Travis pupils when they graduate from San Felipe High School. * The fund was set up Wednesday night when new officers were elected. Marcus Villareal is president; Ruben Castillo, vice president; Mrs. Mike Gonsalez, secretary, Gilbert Vasquez, treasurer; Mrs. Edna Gutierrez, reporter; and Moises Villarreal, parliamentarian. The new officers promised to seek greater involvement of parents in school activities. More Than 5,000 See Circus Here Carson and Barnes Five-Ring Circus has come to Del Rio and gone on to other cities and other performances, but to the 5,000-plus from Laughlin, Del Rio and Ciudad Acuna who witnessed one of the two showings here Wednesday, the memories will linger on. The show was well-received by young and old alike, and for many, brought back memories of the days when traveling circuses under canvas were a part of the American scene. Kids by the hundreds flocked to the afternoon performance at the Val Verde County The Good Neighbor Committee of Del Rio sponsored the event to raise money to cany on the annual' Fiesta de la, Amistad. According to Good Neighbor President, Harry W. Carroll, the circus was. a complete success and has assured the people of Del Rio that there will be a Fiesta this fall. "I want to thank all those E ersons and organizations that elped us.in our fund raising," Carroll . continued. In particular I want to single out the local Jaycee organization for special praise. Their timely assistance with handling the parking at the fairgrounds made it possible for us to move hundreds of cars in and out of the parking lots with a minimum of delay." Fairgrounds. They stood in awe at the line of a dozen or'more elephants, and watched with open mouth the antics of the always-popular clowns and high wire artists. •sissm^mttmsstf News Digest By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON (AP) - Red China's surprising display of friendly feelings toward the United States is regarded by Washington authorities as a key move in Peking's strategy for winning a United Nations seat next fall SHANGHAIi;!?)"-- Eighteen Americans from the group of table tennis players and news* men invited to mainland China strolled in warm spring weather along Shanghai's famed Bund, more than two decades after their countrymen were expelled from China's largest city. SAIGON (AP) - The North Vietnamese have sharply escalated shelling In eastern Cambodia/ as the battle for Fire Base 6-continues in South Vietnam's central highlands. .' ; WASHINGTON AP) The 1 Senate Foreign Relations Committee Is moving to force two Cabinet members to testify, on proposals to end-, U.S. Involvement In Vietnam. t 'WHERE YOU ALWAYS BUY THE BEST FOR LESS" GIBSON' ERE YOU BUY DISCOUNT CENTER i THE BEST for LESS! ^^^•^••B~ ODDOIAI DDir>E:e> IRI TLJIO . i«e Btroenwc nir»UT Trt I IMIT ^^^^ ^^^^ ^^^^ ^^ ^* ^^D^^ ^ ^^^^^ ^^^^ ^^^^ ^^^^ ^^ SPRCIAL PRICES IN THIS ADD GOOD THRU SAT., APRIL 17, 1971. DEPT BAPGA/N WE RESERVE RIGHT TO LIMIT QUANTITIES & REFUSE SALES TO DEALERS! OPEN MONDAY THRU SATURDAY 9:00 A.M. - 9:00 P.M. SETTING GEL. .I«UI» HTTM DIPPITY-DO STYLING GEL 8-OZ. 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