Del Rio News Herald from Del Rio, Texas on April 21, 1971 · Page 6
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Del Rio News Herald from Del Rio, Texas · Page 6

Del Rio, Texas
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Wednesday, April 21, 1971
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6-DEL RIO (TEXAS) NEWS-HERALD. Wednesday, April 21, 1971 © 1971 by NEA, Inc. "/ don't know what's the matter with me, doctor — I've been feeling good!" Austin Official Linked in Cocaine Smuggling Case By GODFREY ANDERSON Associated Press Writer DALLAS (AP) - The tangled story of Intrigue and threats surrounding an alleged interna- tionalcocaine conspiracy, entering its third day today, has now touched Texas with a charge that an official in the state capital helped smooth tba^drug's entry into the United Stales. A senior federal narcotics agent testified Tuesday that Robert L. Robertson, 47, former head of a Dallas aviation firm and one of the accused, told him that he had to pay $7-,500 "to a certain official in Austin" every time he made a shipment. The agent said Robertson did not name the official. Charles J. Karadimos, of Boston, Mass., regional director of the Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs for Texas and Oklahoma, testified Robertson told him he had connections in South America and the United States for getting contraband into this country. He said Robertson offered to supply 100 kilograms (approximately 220 pounds) of cocaine a month at a price of $200,000 "delivered to any place we wanted." Robertson also said, according to the witness, that JoaquinHim Gonzalez, 42, traffic controller at Panama City's international airport, was the key figure in all contraband moving north and south. Hiiri Gonzalez, a Panamanian citizen, was arrested by U.S. narcotics agents in the Canal Zone. Hs arrest spurred diplomatic protests in Washington. Karadimostold the court how he met Robertson by posing as Charles Rocca from Buffalo. N.Yi-yfirhigh figure in organized crime. Ronald David Watkins, the ex«convict turned informer who touched off the investigation when approached with an offer to buy cocaine, acted as the contact man, the officer said. Karadimos testified that Robertson told him of an earlier Water partnership he had with James D. Vicars, 40, of Hurst, Tex., and two other men not indicted, to fly contraband south from Panama. A plane used in this venture crashed on the Chile- Paraguay border but was later repaired. Robertson told Kafa- dimos he then sold it to Him Gonzalez. According to the federal officer's testimony, Robertson told how he was approached about smuggling emeralds into the United States from South America, but later found that the contraband was cocaine. An outlet for the drug was arranged in New York City. Robertson, the testimony continued, brought three suitcases of cocaine from Chile in May last year. He delivered two cases to a man named Manuel in Oklahoma, who was acting as agent for a New York firm, receiving $10.000 as a down payment. He claimed he was still owed money over the deal, according to the witness. Robertson was said to have left the third suitcase in his airplane, but he became alarmed when FFA officials came around, and passed it on to Vicars. Vicars is alleged to have approached Watkins, the informer, with an offer to sell the cocaine and narcotics agents got on the trail. Garza Winner In San Antonio SAN ANTONIO (AP) Bolstered by a congressman's endorsement, a reform government organization had full control of the city council today for the first time in four years. The Good Government League's Gilbert Garza, 42, an architect running in a council race for the first time, defeated independent incumbent Councilman Ford Nielsen in a runoff election Tuesday. The margin was nearly 2 to 1. Antwtr to Prtvieui fuzilt DOWN 1 Japanese city 2 Heavenly body 3 Worn away 4 Atlantic (ab.) 5 Tidy 6 In addition 7 Obstetric nurse (ab.) 8 Gained 9 Fantasy (prefix) a ship ACROSS 1 Pacific or Atlantic 6 Large pools 11 Rich cakes 13 Boy's name 14 Grind (Sp.) 15 Football kicker 16 Sea 17 Commotions (coll.) 19 Chinese pagoda 20 Utah Indian. 21 Female ^^ r relative (coll.) 24 Preposition 22 Empire (ab.) 25 Left side of 23 Submerge 26Beupiight 29 Jack in cribbage 31 Grassland 32 Musical . syllable 33 Bibl teat- character 34 Dame 36 Antique 38 Eucharistic Wine cup 40 Strip of metal 42 Take food 45 Rodent 46 Wandered 48 Pub drink 49 Asian wild ass 51 As much as one's arm can hold 53 Musical form 54 Sell again 55 Among (Fr.) 56 Heating devices 27 Of the air (comb, form) 10 Leather thong 28 Brad 12 Theatre signs 30 Girl's name 13 Disciple 18 Apart 34 Swimming 35 Hearing organ 37 Make soundproof 38 Got out of bed 39 Massenet opera 41 Raise 43 Part of a bird's wing 44 Relates 46 Festival 47 Suffer (Scot.) 50 Long fish 52 Main Street COUPON SA 1 INGS PLUS TEXAS GOtO 1 l 15 C OFF WITH THE PURCHASE OF 2 BATH SIZE BAR OF PHASE III SOAP GOOD AT H.E.B. EXPIRES APR 24 :ON£ COUPON PR (UV10MER HEB 10 e OFF WITH THE PURCHASE OF A 26-OZ. BOTTLE OF HUNT'S TOMATO CATSUP GOOD AT H.E.B. EXPIRES APR. 24 1 5 C OFF WITH THE PURCHASE OF 3 REG. BOXES OF BETTY CROCKER CAKE MIXES NO. C-2541G GOOD AT H.E.B. EXPIRES APR. 24 . <M COUPON PER CUSTOMER WITH THE PURCHASE OF 12 GLASS JARS OF HEINZ STRAINED BABY FOOB & JUICES GOOD AT H.E.B. EXPIRES APR. 24 i ONE COUPON PER CUSTOMER: HEB 20 C OFF WITH THE PURCHASE OF A 6-OF JAR OF NESCAFE INSTANT COFFEE NO. 23467 GOOD AT H.E.B. EXPIRES APR. 24 ON COUPON PR (US10M R (N»w»poptr [ntttpritt Ann.) HE 5 e WITH THE PURCHASE OF A 2 -ROLL PKG. OF SOFT-WEAVE TISSU E GOOD AT H.E.B. EXPIRES APR. 24 KM COUPON PER CUSTOMER C 20° OFF WITH THE PURCHASE OF A 100 OZ. BOX of BORATEEM NO OL.359 •,C)-:»D AT H.f-.B.' EXPIRES APR. 24. m ONi (ItiPCN P'R (IIMOMIR WITH THE PURCHASE OF A 80-COUNT PKG. OF BAGGIES SANDWICH BAGS GOOD AT H.E.B. EXPIRES APR. 24 •OKE COUPON PER CUSTOMER! DEL RIO (TEXAS) NEWS-HE L JO NEWS-HERALD, Wednesday, April 21, 1971-7 HUNT'S FRUIT COCKTAIL ROUND STEAK U.S.D.A. GOOD BEEF FAMILY FAVORITE nil NO. 300 CAN Hunts ROYAL MAID OATMEAL COOKIES 00, 2-POUND 6-OUNCE * * ' VILLAGE PARK BREAKFAST DRINKS)-I POUND. 'BOSTON BUTT — ' ~ ~ — — PORK ROAST i L, 49c USDA GOOD BEEF , RUMP ROAST :.. u 85c CENTER CUTS CHARCOAL STEAK.. :.... i*. 79c SHOULDER TENDER BEEF «. 79C ROUND ROAST Beef, Tenderized Cube Steak.... * $1.09 Qriund Round PORK STEAK ....Lb. 89C Jf ASSORTED FLAVORS QUART BOTTLE ,Dixif CUPS orange LEAN BOSTON CUTS POUND FRESH DRESSED FRYERS Club Coffee ARYLAND CLUB COFFEE /WITH 17 e COUPON IN AD/ POUND VACUUM LIMIT 1 PLEASE WITH $5.00 PURCHASE OR MORE WITHOUT COUPON 86* H.E.B. PREMIUM ^J^% A B. VAC f JF V 17 C OFF ON THE PURCHASE OF A 1-1 B. VAC MARYLAND CLUB COFFEE GOOD AT H.E.8. EXPIRES APR. 24 i ONTHE PURCHASE OF A 42-OZ7CAN OF WHIPPED SNOWDRIFT SHORTENING GOOD AT H.E.B. EXPIRES APR. 24 CONE coupon PER CUSTOMER! GOLDEN FARM FRESH WHOLE POUND. CO£N GREEN GIANT PEAS TIES; MEHUDO 2 TO 3 LB. PACKAGE SCOTT ASSORTED COLORS TOWELS $ JUMBO ROLLS FOR Northern, Assorted Colors NAPKINS 35, ISO-COUNT PKG **t*\ BATH'S BACON ENDS U.S.D.A. GOOD BEEF CHUCK ROAST STYLE HAIR SPRAY POUND 19* POUND BEEF TRIPE u, 29c MARINER BRAND FISH STICKS % 29c ROEGELEIN "HOT" FLAVORED PORKSUASAGE... VS 39c RANCH COUNTRY, 1 LB. PKG. SLICED BACQIk u*. 59c ROEGELEIN'S QUALITY, 1 LB. PKG. f SLICED BACON » 63c £* DECKER QUALITY V ALL MEAT FRANKS ~.. 1 ^ 69c WHOLE KERNEL GOl DEN KOUMTY KiST GREEN WANT, •"> "-I 1t-*t •MEET 25 C OFF ON THE PURCHASE DIM A 15-OZ. CAN OF GONTADINA COOKBOOK SAUCE GOOD AT H.E.B. EXPIRES APR. 24 ONt COUPON Pf? (US'OMfR RENOWN GREEN BEANS NO. 303 CAN 23d com FROZEN FOODS "FROZEN" WESTPAC REGULAR,SUPER & UNSCENTED 12.15-O2. CAN MFG. 98c VALUE VINYL INFLATABLE AIR MATTRESS 68"x27' PRICES GOOD THURSDAY, FRIDAY, SATURDAY, APRIL 22,23, 24th, 1971 EXTRA SAVINGS PLUS TEXAS GOLD STAMPS iBROfCOLI SPEARS FAIRL/E m $-| 00 POTATOES FOR LAVORIS MERICO BUTTER-ME-NOT BISCUITS "tS 19c Parkvale Orange and Fruit Punch DRINKS SB 5?c GULF PLAIN OR IODIZED \ SALT ..... 260 *: lOc COTTON MAID SPRAY STARCH 220U S: 59c ARMOUR'S POTTED MEAT.. "tt 29c NABISCO PREMIUM SALTINES /t! 37c EVAPORATED . MILK,H.E.B... 21 16c SILVER VALLEY MARGARINE £» 27c EVADALE MARGARINE A 25c H.E.B; HIGH QUALITY FLOUR :../. IN B37c H.E.& HIGH QUALITY FLOUR.. NEW ROUND DECORATOR DECANTER 14-OZ. BOTTLE MFG IAVORIS B $1.29 L—- «1 I « j * i i i MOUTHWABH VALUE LONG HANDLE B-B-Q-TOOLS STAMP P/UND CAKE ."TS 79c /LANE 10 OUNCE PACKAGE WULIFLOWER 4 ^ $1.00 fSARA LEE PECAN fCOFFEE CAKE ^"S 89c CHOICE OF TURNER FORK OR BRUSH CRINKLE CUT 2-LB. PKG, OFF ON THE PURCHASE OF 12-OZ. BOX OF WHEATIES CEREAL NO. C-35833 GOOD AT H.E.B. EXPIRES APR. 24 :ONE COUPON PER CUSTOMER; FOR ARROW CHARCOAL ' mnvis MAVIS OR DJER KISS TALCUM 98c SIZE MFG. 75c SPECIAL 10-OZ. SIZE ""S $1.69 HfitL Ctn. THE-DAIRY-BOX PARK MANOR BUTTERMILK BORDEN'S COTTAGE CHEESE 12 £ BORDEN'S HALF & HALF 9 BORDEN'S ASST. FLAVORS PIPS.. ^ BORDEN'S YOGURT *£ BORDEN'S WHIPPING CREAM BORDEN'S SOUR CREAM........ BORDEN'S HALF GAL ORANGE DRINK 29c KOT.EX BOX OF 24 REG. OR SUPER MFG. 89c VALUE 20" BREEZE BOX PORTABLE FAN 2-SPEED SWITCH SAFETY GRILL PLASTIC 6.5 OZ. PITCHER CHOOSE FROM ASSORTED COLORS MFG. 49c VALUE .. REG. 39c CLASTIC PAPER PLATE HOLDER PICNIC PLATE STEAK PLATE YOUR CHOICE STRAWBERRIES I BRIQUETS HEBL 1 O c OFF ON THE PURCHASE OF A 5-LB. BAG OF GOLD MEDAL FLOUR NO. C-35830 GOODATH.ER. EXPIRES APR. 24 CON! COUPON PfR C',iVCV-R CALIFORNIA FRESH" BOXES FOR DESSERT SHELLS MARY ELLEN PKG. of 4 \ CALIFORNIA FANCY L/JGE SIZE ARTICHOKES Js*. \ GIRLS ROMPER SET #, roti CALIFORNIA FANCY MED. SI AVOCADOS MEXICO MANILLA LARGE SIZE MANGOS .....''.*> MEXICO SUGAR LOAF LARGE SIZE PINEAPPLE.,.: 25c 3 F« $1. SMOKEY DAN B-B-Q-GRILL $T99 s I ASSORTED COLORS I PRINTS SOLIDS & STRIPES SIZES: t-6X COMP. AT$1.29... CALIFORNIA GREEN PASCAL LARGE STALK CELERY * 19c FRESH TASTY ALL VARIETIES SQUSH L. 25c FRESH TENDER NICE SIZE s '. " EGGPLANT * 25c FUORIDA FRESH RED 1 LB. CELLO BAG RADISHES * 19c HOME GROWN, BUNCH GREEN ONIONS 2 F. 19c TEXAS FRESH . GREEN CABBAGE - lOc FROM OUR DAIRY CASE Park-Manor Low Fat Grade "A" Pasteurized Mil If Half •VHlkW Homogenized Gallon Parl<-Manor Grade "A" Vitamin "O" MEB 10 e OFF ON THE PURCHASE OF TWO 15 f / 2 -OZ. CANS OF RIVAL BEEF CHUNKS or DOG FOOD MEDIUM RARE GOOD AT H.E.B. EXPIRES APR. 24 (ONE COUPON PER CUSTOMER! MILK Half Homogenized Gallon 3 3r \ THE ICE CREAM CORNER i C E C R E A M. *? HalffS °. R 67 { SHERBET. n !™.'.V Ga ,67< BAKERY TREATS 7 C OFF OM THE PURCHASE OF A 9 OZ. BOX OF KING VITA/WAN CEREAL NO. C-132 GOOD ATM.El? EXPIRES APR. 21 Si OtIPOH PiR 66 MOTH BALLS ORANGES ROLLS » CHOROME GRILL * REMOVABLE TOP m ADJUSTABLE VENTS BIG ONE 'POUND SIZE ',*' OIVJLY .:.'.. ^. CALIFORNIA FANCY FOUND I A' PUPPING CAKE. 79c PURE LARD H.E.B.-HIGH-QUALITy ' •" FLQUR BUFFALO-TOMATO PUREE VERMICELLI ...3LB. CTN. 25 LB. Bag Reg.. Can .5-OZ. BOX «5> 1,1-

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