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'm"'blk - I i i A Crime panel expected to push handgun bill BY KARA ROGGE Fort Worth Star-Telepam FORT WORTH — A seven-day waiting period for the purchase of handguns and a ban on the use of armor-piercing ammunition are among the proposals the Fort Worth Crime Commission is expected to push when the Legislature convenes in January Although gun control legislation always draws well-organized opposition from the National Rifle Association crime commission officer Bill Shelton said he thinks the Legislature may be ready to pass the waiting period because of strong public sentiment in favor of crime-fighting measures "I think the Legislature is beginning to realize there's no reason to just let people walk in and buy a gun" said Shelton chairman of the commission's public policy committee "I think the citizens are the ones that are going to get this one passed" Although Shelton former president of the Greater Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce said he personally would like to see stronger regulation of all firearm sales he said the commission is likely to press only the handgun bill — a measure that was pushed unsuccessfully by police chiefs around the state in the last legislative session Two weeks ago the Houston City Council also passed a resolution urging the Legislature to adopt the handgun waiting period Also among the commission's proposed legislative package is a ban on the possession of Teflon-coated armor-piercing ammunition which is capable of penetrating the bulletproof vests worn by police officers Crime From Page I I year-old woman who was strangled Aggravated assaults (426) and robberies (274) shot up 38 percent for September and for the year are up 27 percent and 12 percent respectively The report also shows: For the first time since February property crimes rose during the month Although thefts only rose I percent in September compared with last year auto thefts soared by nearly half jumping —Oak Cliffresidents support plan to vote on secession By ASHLEY CHESHIRE Fort Worth Star-Telegram Dallas bureau DALLAS — Nearly 2000 residents of Oak Cliff stood and clapped and shouted their support last night for a plan to bring to an election probably in 1992 the question of whether to disannex from Dallas everything lying south and west of the Trinity River The affirmation was no surprise to community leaders themselves led by Dr Charles Tandy the city councilman from Oak Cliff who said people contacted through an informal telephone poll voted 10 to I in favor of going forward with the plan Neither group was asked to address the question of disannexation itself "I think a lot of people are not ready to determine that" Tandy said "I don't think I'm ready to determine that" The crowd many wearing red clothes and carnations symbolic of Pride in Oak Cliff Day nearly filled the Cliff Temple Baptist Church and laughed when Dallas Mayor Annette Strauss asked them to work toward remaining a part of the city and to work together "to be the best that we can be" "You are right that more money has Bonner From Page 1 I door with an electronic lock Bonner operated from inside But there was always a possibility that Bonner 59 could be the target of violence while tending to his business trading gold silver and jewelry Monday afternoon that possibility became a reality when police found Bonner's body behind the store's counter According to the Tarrant County Medical Examiner's office he had been shot several times during a daylight robbery Police had not captured a suspect as of yesterday The killer left behind more than a body In the crime's wake is also a shocked and saddened group of family and friends Jean Bonner 57 was in England visiting relatives when her husband was killed She cut short the trip and returned to White Settlement about 4 pm Wednesday "He knew it could happen" she said But her husband enjoyed the business too much "ale just loved doing i4" she said limner had been retired from the Air Under current law a person cannot be prosecuted for possessing armor-piercing ammunition if it was sold by a licensed dealer according to a draft of the crime commission's legislative package Shelton said he expects to see little change in the proposals now drafted but said additional measures could be added The crime commission formerly sponsored by the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce reorganized as an independent organization this year and expanded its membership The group plans to expand further to include all of Tarrant County and to begin soliciting paid memberships by individuals and businesses executive director Kelly Rountree said The adoption of high-profile legislative issues is something of a departure for the commission which has been successful in previous years in backing more technical crime-fighting issues such as the sale of stolen property and the regulation of chemicals used to manufacture amphetamines Rountree said "At least this first year we're trying to not deal with real technical issues" she said Instead the group will focus on issues "that will have a substantial impact on the public" Other recommendations in the proposed legislative program are creation of a sentence of life without parole for violent criminals and some drug and sex offenders automatic driver's license suspensions for drunken drivers tougher penalties for distributing drugs or possessing weapons near schools and repeal of mandatory early release laws from 634 last September to 903 in 1990 records show Property crimes are down 5 percent from 1989 Rapes were down 20 percent for the month of September compared with the same period last year and have declined by 7 percent for the year to date compared with 1989 In Arlington reported rapes increased 53 percent while aggravated assaults climbed 35 percent in the first three quarters of 1990 compared with the same period last year according to Arlington Police Department statistics released yesterday been spent invested in north Dallas and let me tell you why" she said "In the past 25 years private development has produced unbalanced growth in our city" Some interrupted here at that point with shouts of "redlining" a practice of denying improvement loans to areas not deemed to be a good investment "The day has come' murmured an elderly woman in the front row Tandy and Oak Cliff Chamber of Commerce President Bob McEleamey introduced a number of committee reports specifically a financial report that they said indicated the city of Oak Cliff would be a good deal poorer than Dallas with about the same per-capita revenue stream as Waco McEleamey said efforts including raising nearly $500000 in backing would be initiated in 1991 to gain legislative approval of a bill giving Oak Cliff permission to vote on disannexation and to get enough signatures to bring about a Dallas charter amendment election on the question He said legislative permission would be easier to win but officials are working for the charter amendment too just in case the Legislature refuses Force since 1970 He worked at the trading post at 1950-A Roberts Cut-off Road during the week and kept a table at the flea market at the Will Rogers Complex on the weekends Daniel Bonner had four children David 36 Gary 29 Sharon 35 and Craig 25 Sam Chatkin a friend of Daniel Bonner's described him as a pleasant harmless man who almost never missed a weekend at the flea market The trading post seemed to be more of a place for Daniel Bonner to buy items for sale at the flea market said Chatkin who sells books movie posters and baseball cards at the market "1 hope they catch the monster that did this" he said Although witnesses and police at the site of the Monday afternoon tragedy called Bonner's business a pawnshop Jean Bonner said that it was not and that her husband did not make loans against the items people brought in Precious metals and coins had been an interest of her husband's for decades she said "He'd been into it since he was 16 or I 7 when he had some coin collections" Jean Bonner said "He had a metal detector and used to go find things in the ground he just really got into it" OBITUARIES RL White Kent State head in '70 Associated Press KENT Ohio — Robert L White who was president of Kent State University when National Guardsmen shot to death four students and wounded nine during a protest against the Vietnam War has died He was 81 Mr White died Wednesday at Robinson Memorial Hospital in Ravenna His career at the university spanned 44 years Mr White was president of the school from 1963 to 1971 He retired in 1975 During an anti-war protest on May 4 1970 Guardsmen called in by Mayor Leroy Satrom opened fire on demonstrators The deaths stunned the nation and touched off a wave of protests at college campuses nationwide Mr White appealed for calm and urged then-President Richard Nixon to appoint a national panel to look into the causes of unrest at Kent State and other colleges Nixon did so a month later Ruth Englerth Federal employee ARLINGTON — Ruth Englerth a retired federal employee died Tuesday at an Arlington hospital She was 67 Funeral will be at I I:30 am tomorrow at Hugh M Moore & Sons Funeral Home in Arlington Burial will be in Moore Memorial Gardens Mrs Englerth graduated from Colorado City High School and attended Texas Tech University The family suggests memorials be made to the American Cancer Society Survivors: Husband Charles E Englerth of Arlington son Fred E Englerth of Arlington daughter Patti M Jenks of Hawaii brother William Griffith of Denver sister Joyce Saline of Arlington and two grandchildren Sarah Prater Knapp Homemaker FORT WORTH — Sarah Prater Knapp a homemaker died yesterday at an Azle hospital She was 59 Memorial service will be at 2 pm tomorrow at White's Funeral Home in Azle Mrs Knapp was a lifelong Fort Worth area resident Survivors: Husband Jack Knapp of Fort Worth three sons Steven Prater and Monty Prater both of Fort Worth and Charles Prater of Texas two daughters Sylvia Duncan of Montgomery Ala and Brenda Cumbie of Longview brother Robert Hayes of Dew three sisters Lillie Mae Province of Teague Pauline Mantooth of Azle and Lola B Keply of Laurel Miss and eight grandchildren Mary a Hale Homemaker PEORIA III — Mary O Hale a homemaker died Monday in Peoria She was 89 Funeral will be at 1:30 pm today at Shannon North Funeral Chapel Burial will be in Mount Olivet Cemetery Mrs Hale was born in Czechoslovakia and had lived in Fort Worth since 1911 She was a member of St Thomas Catholic Church SPJST Lodge No 154 the American Sokol Organization the Friendship Club and the Ladies' Circle Survivors: Daughter Katheryn Garrison of Peoria two sisters Rose Svojger of Fort Worth and Frances Vitofsky of Czechoslovakia three grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren Daniel Paul Jenkins Sanger resident SANGER — Daniel Paul Jenkins of Sanger died Wednesday at his home He was 26 Memorial service will be at 10 am tomorrow at Coker Funeral Home in Sanger Mr Jenkins was born in Buffalo' NY Survivors: Parents James and Betty Jenkins of Sanger two sisters Cindy Griffieth of Sanger and Jaime Jenkins of Sherman brother Steven Stuckey of Arizona grandparents JW and Willie Jenkins of Sanger and WE Parrent of Oklahoma William Clarence Ilamm Farmer DECATUR — William Clarence Hamm of Decatur died yesterday at a Denton hospital fie was 51 Funeral will be at 10 am tomorrow' at Trinity Word Church in Decatur Coker Funeral Home in Decatur is in charge of arrangements Mr Hamm was born in Tarrant County lie was a farmer and was a member of Trinity Word Church Survivors: Wife Darlene I lamm of De catur four daughters Cindy Addington Pattie Reynolds and Kim Kee all of Decatur and Vickie Moyers of Springtown parents WJ and Ina Mae I lamm of Decatur sister Mary Nell Fox of Saginaw brother Raymond Hamm of Decatur and nine grandchildren T Charles W Bransom Star-Telegram employee ARLINGTON — Charles W Bransom oiokio-40'N a carrier for the Fort Worth Star- elk Telegram died Tuesday at his Artington home He was 4 50 Funeral will be at 9:30 am today at Hugh M Moore & Sons Funeral Home in Arlington Burial will be in Laurel Land Memorial Park in Fort Worth Mr Bransom was a lifelong resident of Fort Worth-Arlington He had worked for the Star-Telegram for more than 25 years Mr Bransom had worked a paper route in his early years before enlisting in the Navy He later worked for Lone Star Gas Co and the Fort Worth Press before coming to the Star-Telegram He worked as district manager and zone manager and returned to being a carrier in 1981 Mr Bransom had received numerous awards over the years the most recent being Zone Carrier of the Month in August Survivors: Wife Betty Bransom of Arlington five sons James E Bransom of North Carolina John P Bransom of Hawaii Mark A Bransom of Arlington and Mike A Bransom and Dan W Bransom both of Grand Prairie mother Nell McGuire of Arlington stepmother Hazel Creamer of Fort Worth brother DW "Dub" Bransom Jr of River Oaks five sisters Linda Sellers Sondra Salo and Angela Camp all of Arlington Pat Mangrum of Dallas and Phyllis Lane of Allen and six grandchildren Ella E Kelly Homemaker GRAND PRAIRIE — Ella E Kelly of Grand Prairie died Sunday at her home She was 79 Funeral was Wednesday Burial was in Bluebonnet Hills Memorial Park in Colleyville Mrs Kelly was born in Bastrop and had been a resident of Grand Prairie for the past 40 years She was a homemaker Survivors: Two sisters Annie Wiggins and Ruthie Miller both of Bastrop Lode MeCauslin Worley Dairy Queen manager ALVARADO — Lone MeCauslin Worley a former manager of a Fort Worth Dairy Queen died Sunday at an Alvarado nursing home after a long illness She was 73 Funeral will be at 4 pm tomorrow at Emerald Hills Funeral Home in Kennedale Burial will be in Emerald Hills Memorial Park Ms Worley was an evangelistic minister in Louisiana before moving to Fort Worth in 1959 She was employed by Vera Lee Garment Co until 1980 Survivors: Daughter Ella Mae Belcher of Alvarado three brothers Johnny MeCauslin Roy MeCauslin and Bill MeCauslin all of Louisiana and two sisters Vernie Bynog and Evie Withers both of Louisiana Eva Conway I Iarris Monnig's employee FORT WORTH — Eva Conway Harris retired from jewelry sales at Monnig's Department Store died Tuesday at a Fort Worth nursing home She was 84 Graveside service will be at 2 pm today in Shannon Rose Hill Memorial Park Mount Olivet Funeral I lome is in charge of arrangements Mrs Jams was born in Fort Worth and had lived in Fort Worth most of her life She had attended Texas Christian University and was a member of St Andrew's Episcopal Church Mrs Harris enjoyed travel and had visited many foreign countries The family suggests memorials be made to Hospice Care Inc 600 Eighth Ave Fort Worth 76104 Survivors: Husband James A "Jim" Harris of Fort Worth two sisters Flora Jane Clark of Fort Worth and Edna Keith of Midland four grandchildren and one great-granddaughter Deaths elsewhere Reed: Ed Reed a retired nationally syndicated cartoonist died of leukemia Sunday at a hospital in Cheltenham England I le was 82 During the I 940s Mr Reed was a cartoonist for the now-defunct Dallas Journal I le was syndicated in more than 400 newspapers across the United States and Europe OTT& Record and Three Bares were two of Mr Reed's many cartoons Mr Reed was a native of Paris and earned an art degree from the Chicago Academy of Fine Arts lie started at the Journal after college I lc retired during the mid- I 980s and moved to Europe Funeral: Monday at St Saviour's Catholic church in Broadway England Survivor: Wife Mary Anne Reed of Broadway Friday AM October 12 1990 Fort Worth Wallace H Yates Business partner DALLAS — Wal- L''''"0"-'1'77-1 lace H Yates a for- mer partner and i manufacturer's rep- - resentative of Eagle - !1 Associates in Irving ' f died yesterday in ' 414 Dallas He was 78 1"e1t Memorial service will be at 2 pm to- t morrow at Harveson & Cole Funeral Home Private graveside service will be in Mount Olivet Cemetery Mr Yates was born in Fort Worth and was a longtime resident He was a member of Unity Church in Dallas Cooke-Peavey Masonic Lodge No I 162 Moslah Shrine Temple Scottish Rite Fort Worth Petroleum Club and Ridglea Country Club Mr Yates was the widower of Evelyn Borman Yates Survivors: Wife Lorraine Gregory Yates of Dallas son Jimmy L Yates of Fort Worth two grandchildren and five great-grandchildren Trinidad Martinez Ranch hand FORT WORTH — Trinidad Martinez a retired ranch hand died Monday at a Fort Worth hospital He was 70 No funeral was scheduled Rosary was Wednesday at Zapata & Johnson Funeral Home Mr Martinez was born in San Saba and had lived in Fort Worth about 29 years Survivors: Wife Manuela Martinez of Fort Worth four sons Paul Martinez of Virginia Trinidad Martinez Jr and Pete Martinez both of Fort Worth and Johnny Martinez of Florida three daughters Rosemary Granado and Monica Rivera both of Fort Worth and Frances Tabullo of Kennedale brother Cipriano Martinez of Lampasas and 22 grandchildren Katheryn B Ashburn Hotel bookkeeper CLEBURNE — Katheryn B Ashburn of Cleburne died Wednesday at a Cleburne hospital She was 84 Memorial service will be at 2 pm today at Crosier-Pearson-Mayfield Funeral Home in Cleburne Burial will be in Bunker Memorial Park in Las Vegas Mrs Ashburn was born in Fort Spunky in Hood County and grew up in the area She lived in San Diego Calif for 30 years and in Las Vegas for I 6 She had lived in Cleburne for about three months Mrs Ashburn was a hotel bookkeeper and a Baptist ' Survivors: Sister Liza Vanderford of Fort Worth FUNERAL Death Notices are provided by funeral Department Please call the funeral EARL MRS NORA VIOLA EARL 90 of Blue Mound passed away Thursday at her residence Survivors: Son and daughter-in-law Rev Roland and Ruth Earl Blue Mound three grandchildren Patsy Ladner Nancy Jacobs Sue Beford all of Fort Services 5 pm Saturday Eagle Mountain Baptist Church Rev Roland Earl officiating Interment 1 pm Monday Fort Gibson National Cemetery Muskogee Oklahoma In lieu of flowers family requests donations be made to the memorial fund of Eagle Mountain Baptist Church Ar rangements Biggers Funeral Home 7139 Jacksboro Hwy 237-3341 BROUS MARION WILSON (BILL)BROUSMDa native and lifelong resident of Fort Worth on Tuesday October 9th A member of Central Christian Church the Panther City Masonic Lodge No 1183 De Malay Legion of Honor and the Pediatric Society of Tarrant County Survivors: Wife Mary Looney Brous son Sam W Brous grandchildren Megan Elizabeth Brous Tyler Wilson Brous Hunter London Brous brothers Hugh B BrousMichleM Brous John A Brous sister Margaret Brous Puckett nephews and nieces Friends may call at Harveson and Cole Funeral Home 702 Eighth Avenue until 10 am Friday Services 1 pm Friday Central Christian Church Interment: Greenwood Memorial Park Pallbearers: Dr James E Lewis Dr James D Malone Bernard B Park Ray Mar- gan Dr Thomas WAAiilson Dr James G Stouffer Dr Guin M Fulgham Dr Warren M Jespersen Honorary Pallbearers: Members )f The Pediatric Society of Tarrant County Should friends desire memorials maybegiven to Cook-Fort Worth Children's Medical Center Arrangements THOMPSON'S Harveson & Cole 336-0345 MARA MARY LOUINE MU-LA 92 passed away Thursday She was a church organist for several area churches member of the Order of The Eastern Star Woodman of The World and Grace United Methodist Church Survivors: Son Darius Hill Fort Worth grandsons Jody G Gill Costa Mesa California James D Hill Canoga Park California sisters Marguerite Braswell Hurst Nadine Scruggs 'Angleton Family to receive friends at Greenwood Funeral Home Friday 6 -9 pm Services 11 am Saturday Greenwood Garden Chapel Entombment Greenwood Mausoleum Arrangements GREENWOOD 3100 White Settlement at University Drive 336-0584 SCHOONOVER MAURINE SIMMONS SCHOONOVER widow of Dr Frank &Schoonover Jr Fort Worth on Thursday October 11 Nativeof Decatur memberof St Andrew's Episcopal Church Survivors: Daughter Mrs John M Packard Birmingham Alabama 12 granchlidren nine great-grandchildren Should friends desire contributions may be made to a favoritecharity Arrangements to be announced by: ROBERTSON MUELLER HARPER EIGHTH AVENUE 1500 Eighth Avenue 924-4233 HALE MARY O HALE Passed away Monday in Peoria Illinois Survivors: Daughter K etherynGarrisonPeoria 1111- nois sisterS Rose Svo iger Fort Worth Francis VitofskY Czechoslovakia three grandchildren seven great-grandchildren Services 1:30 pm Friday Shannon North Chapel the Rev Salve-tor M Stetula TOR Interment Mount Olivet Arrangements SHANNON NORTH '624-2191 SMITH JESS HAROLD SMITH passed away Thursday Arrangements GREENWOOD 3100 White Settlement at University Drive 334-0584 Star-Telegram I Section 1 Page 15 Cleo Kizer General Dynamics employee DE LEON — Cleo Kizer of Dublin a former Fort Worth resident died Monday in De Leon She was 68 Funeral was yesterday at Hugh Moore & Sons Funeral Home in Arlington Burial was in Moore Memorial - Gardens in Arlington Mrs Kizer was born in Mills County and was a longtime Fort Worth resident before moving to Dublin She was a former employee of General Dynamics where she worked for many years Survivors: Husband Hubert Kizer of Dublin son Richard Kizer of Fort Worth five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren Aaron II Samp ley Minister WEATHERFORD — Aaron Harlon Sampley of Cool in Parker County died Wednesday at a Weatherford hospital He was 84 Funeral will be at 2 pm today at Millsap Baptist Church Burial will be in Memory Gardens Cemetery in Weatherford Galbreaith-Pickard Funeral I tome in Weatherford is in charge of arrangements Mr Sampley was born in Jack County and lived in Parker County for 53 years He was a retired minister and formerly worked for Mineral Wells Clay Products He was a member of Millsap Baptist Church and Millsap Masonic Lodge No 1265 Survivors: Daughter Lorene Francis of Cool son AH Sampley Jr of Ohio three sisters Annie Bell Potts of Graham and Elizabeth Doss and Dosh le Martin both of Mineral Wells two brothers Drew Sampley of Mineral Wells and Clyde Sampley of Azle six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren Bertha "Bertie" Huffaker Homemaker MINERAL WELLS — Bertha Lavada "Bertie" Hunker of Mineral Wells died yesterday at a Mineral Wells hospital She was 77 Funeral will be at 2:30 pm tomorrow at Baum-Carlock-Bumgardner Funeral Home in Mineral Wells Burial will be in Woodland Park Cemetery in Mineral Wells Mrs Huffaker was born in Lipan and had lived in Mineral Wells since 1920 She was a homemaker and was a member of Eleventh Avenue Church in Mineral Wells She was a member and past matron of the Mineral Wells chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star and did volunteer work at Palo Pinto General Hospital Survivors: Three nephews and two nieces NOTICES homes to the Classified Advertising home for additional information idnIMII Card of Thanks M843 Cemetery Lois M844 'Death Notices M840 florists M841 Funeral Homes MS48 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