The San Bernardino County Sun from San Bernardino, California on April 3, 1969 · Page 16
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The San Bernardino County Sun from San Bernardino, California · Page 16

San Bernardino, California
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Thursday, April 3, 1969
Page 16
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Pat Nugent Home From Vietnam Duty By GARTH JONES Thun., April 3, l?6?f THE SUN A-17. AUSTIN, Tex. (AP) - Airman 1.C Patrick J. Nugent came home from Vietnam yesterday, welcomed bv a snappy salute from his young son and an enthusiastic bear hug from his attractive wife Luci. "Marvelous, marvelous, marvelous," said ex-President Lyndon B. Johnson's son-in-law with CLOSED EASTER SUNDAY! tears of happiness in his eves. Johnson stood to one side. beaming happily, occasionally putting nis arm around Mrs. jonnson. QUALITY SERVICE DISCOUNT INTEGRITY J T V It V JM V Nugent's happy tumultuous arrival at the Austin Municipal Airport followed long hours on a troop transport plane and later a commercial airliner. He left Saigon . yesterday morning. Nugent, who has completed his stmt m uniform, will be to charged soon at nearby BergS' trom Air Force Base but he did not know the exact date. Little Lyn wore a specially made Air Force umform with the same insignia as his father, airman first class. At the former presi dent's frequent urging, the tod dler would snap into a salute Reporters asked Nugent how it felt to be back. "It's the most wonderful thing in the world," he replied, rubbing a stubby chm that needed a shave. Luci said the two and their son would go to their Austin home for a small surprise party Today, Nugent will report in at Bergstrom Air Force Base. "I'll find out then when I get out," he said. Nugent received the Distinguished Flying Cross while load- master of a C123 in Vietnam. An Air Force spokesman said the twin-engine transport had 55 soldiers of the U.S. 1st Air Cavalry Division aboard when it came under mortar attack. But Nugent and the other crew members accomplished their mission "without battle damage or crew inju ' gif. ;" ry",' the citation said. Councilman In Scandal Dies at 70 PACIFIC PALISADES (UPI) Former Los Angeles city councilman Karl L. Rundberg, who was convicted of bribery in a harbor scandal, died yes terday from an apparent heart attack. He was 70. Rundberg, who was appoint ed to the Los Angeles Harbor Commission by Mayor Sam Yorty after his defeat for re election in 1965, collapsed at his home here and was dead on arrival at a hospital. i He had a history of heart trouble and was not sentenced to prison after his bribery conviction because of his poor health. ; He was convicted last July 13 of accepting $6,500 worth of furniture from San Pedro de veloper Keith Smith. He was .fined $6,500 and placed on five years probation. Smith received a $12 million "Harbor Department contract for a world trade center on Terminal Island. Rundberg was born in Kan sas City, Mo., Jan. 30, 1899 and was a businessman in St. Louis until 1950 when he moved here f to take life easy." He was named the city's assistant civil defense director in 1953. As a councilman he engaged in a feud with Yorty but the two later settled their differ ences and the mayor endorsed him when he ran for re-election in 1965. ; He leaves his wife Margaret; H son, Karl Jr.; a daughter, Mrs. Marie Pohle, and five grandchildren. Holland's Queen :At Rite for Ike THE HAGUE (UPI)-Queen Juliana of Holland yesterday attended a memorial service at the Kloosterkerk church in Amsterdam for Dwight D. Eisenhower. Prime Minister Piet J. S. De Jon, members of his cabinet and the Dutch Parliament, and members of the diplomatic corps here also were present. Exclusive but not w -W s See our large Selection of Roses FOR EASTER Jii SAN BERNARDINO: 499 ORANGE SHOW RD. JUST OFF SAti BERNARDINO F'WY AT ORANGE SHOW ROAD DAILY 12 Noon to f:00 P.M. SATURDAY 10:00 A M. to :00 P.M. SUNDAY 11.00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. CHARGI ITI WITH YOUR IANKAMERICARO MASTER CHARGI WHITE FRONT CREDIT CARDS Sine 1923 4 753 E STREET SERVING LOS ANGELES ORANGE D0UNTT SAN FERNANDO VALLEY TORRANCE SAN GABRIEL VALLET SAN BERNARDINO ONTARIO TU 54451

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