El Paso Herald-Post from El Paso, Texas on May 30, 1969 · Page 18
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El Paso Herald-Post from El Paso, Texas · Page 18

El Paso, Texas
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Friday, May 30, 1969
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ctiou A--Page Eighteen EL PASO HERALD-POST, Friday, May 30, 1969- Bliss Honors War Dead (Continued from Page I) prior to the retiring of the Colors. VETERANS ORGANIZATIONS of E! Paso held a combined Memorial Day at Rest Lawn Memorial Park. Participating organizations include Davis-Seamon P o s t No. 812 and Yucca Post No. 8919. V e t e r a n s of Foreign Wars and Auxiliaries: the Military Order of the P u r p l e ·Heart, Lone Star Chapter, No: 393: the Borderland Chapter, No. 10, Disabled American Veterans: El Paso Post, No. 36, and Del None Post, No. 58, American Legion. Gilberto Molinar directed the flag ceremony at the flag mast at the Veterans' Memo- rial, using a flag which has flown over the National Capitol of the United States. The flag will be flown daily at Rest La-ATi Memorial Park in honor of v e t e r a n s buried there. COLORS OF ALL participating organizations were placed, following the flag raising and the saying of the Pledge of Allegiance. Organization c h a p l a i n s offered the opening p r a y e r . Roll Call, by each Port chaplain or C o m m a n d e r of deceased members preceded the placing of a wreath at the Veterans' Memorial by Mrs. Lillian Toering. of Yucca Post Auxiliary, and Mrs. M e r c y McCabe Davis-Seamon Auxil- Judge Ward Named To Civil Appeals (Continued from Page 1) pointed on the death of Justice William G. Abbott. Justice Clayton, in his first political race was elected in 1933 to the Legislature. He served two terms. He entered the U.S. Auxiliary Foreign Service in 1942 and was assigned to duty in Mexico City. Judge Ward was re-elected ms judge of .the 34th District Court last year. He was appointed to the court in 1955 by former Gov. Allan Shivers, following the death of Judge Roy D. Jackson. He was 38 at the time and his father, the late M. V. "Buddy" Ward, was serving as judge of County Court at Law. JUDGE WARD was graduated from El Paso High School and todk his law degree from the University of Texas. He began practicing law in El Paso in 1939 and entered the Army in 1942. He was promoted from private to captain and served in a combat unit in Europe where he received the Purple Heart and Bronze Star. He returned to practice in 1945 and four years later, he was named as special judge to serve during his father's illness. He had been associated in ^practice with Dist. Judge R. E Cunningham, and with the late S. J. Isaacks, who was a state representative for a number of years. JUDGE WARD served as president of the County School Board. The Judge and Mrs. Ward have four children. The family home is at 3031 Wheeling street. The 34th District Court serves El Paso, Hudspeth and Culberson counties. Scholarships Set By Manpower Inc. All high school and college students who are employes of Manpower Inc. of El Paso this summer will be eligible to compete for a $100 Scholarship and a $50 Scholarship to be awarded Sept. 1, by the temporary help organization. Wally Richman, manager of Manpower Inc. of El Paso, announced today that his office has inaugurated the two icholarships in order to help students who are employes of Manpower. The scholarships will be based on assignment performanace between June 1, and August 31. Loan Bandit, $500 Loot Still Sought Police today were seeking a voung gunman who robbed the Paisano Credit Co. 212 East Paisano drive, of about S500 yesterday. Mrs. Nun Becerra, clerk, said the man came into the office and asked about applying for a loan. Then he drew a small, black pistol, made her move away from the cash drawers, and looted them, WHILE HE was doing so, a customer, Rafael Valenzuela, Juarez, came in to transact business. The thug backed out of the door, warning Mrs. Becera not to call police for five minutes. "I needed the money," he explained to her, and fled west on Paisano. He was described as an Anglo in his early twenties, 6 feet tall, 170 to 180 pounds, neatly cut blond hair with long sideburns, light complexion, wearing a light-colored short- sleeved shirt. Holiday Deaths Double Year Ago (Continued from Page 1) 'had estimated that 550 to 650 persons would die during the period which ends at midnight Sunday. Last year 628 persons had died during the long holii- day period. The UP! count at 9 a.m. today showed at least 58 persons had been killed in traffic since the holiday began. Missouri led the early count with '10 traffic deaths. Michigan and Virginia were second with six and Alabama had five. Student Dies Following Self Burning NEW YORK (UPI) -- A Columbia University student who set himself afire yesterday in the North Gardens of the United Nations to protest "Genocide in Biafra," died early today inBellevue Hospital. Hospital officials said Bruce Mayrock, 20, of Old Westbury, N.Y., died at 12:20 a.m. of burns over most of.his body. Mayrock set himself afire just after 3 p.m. in view of hundreds of spectators and secretariat members between the Dag Hammarskjold Memorial steps and the Soviet Statue of a man beating his sword into a plowshare. Records ilRTHt Rog»lio E. Lwvone, 115 W. Polsano, Jojt A. Hernandez, Clint, Tex., Twin * Ox'cor N. Trovlond, Jr., SIM SKymont, boy. Fe Dbo Wong, 4W Regan, boy. Rubtn D. G a r c i a , 151 Courchescw, girl. Tomos G. Hernandez. 1124 Hawaii, boy Luis Low:, 342 GoniolM, girl. Ernest R. Copoldi. 6313 Codii, boy. Ricnord E. Hoixw, 291: Son Dlcjo, boy. ErrMt Zlmdars, 9804 Gum Lone, boy. Ruben Bollsto, 3113 Jefferson, boy. Pedro Pere:. «2 Cnesok, girl. Wullrono Rult, Jr., 3912 Hidden, boy. Guillerrno Guerra, 350J Leaven, girl. Albel Nicves, 163 Radford, boy. Geo. A. Stephcnson, Jr., 7645 Hock- T'« o d o r o Leon. Jr., 551 Riverside, girl. Salvador Aodrode, 420 McCarthy, boy. Wm. G. Foiroll, 77S6 Rosedole, Jlrl. Domenlc E. Guerroslo, LS, N.M., boy. Jomes F. Clccherfl, 623V Gilo, boy. Jost R. Goltordo. 3674 BlsbM, boy. Pedro Medrano, 903 N. Oregon, Soy. Mauro Castonedo, '1227 N. Estrella, boy. Humberto M. Fournler, 7191 Granite, boy- Corloj Torta, 138 Cherry, boy. John H. Mooore, Jr., 8066 Alomeda, girl. Geo. T. Wofford, 9330 Raleigh, boy. Froocfsco Dlo: Jr., 2801 M e m p h i s , boy. Victor L. Solozor, 407 E, Cliff, boy. Wm. I. Coidwell. Jr., 5039 Montoya, girl- Jesus Uronco, 612 Barcelona, boy. Albert Gome;, 3W Gladys, girl. Lcrry E, Wright, 1229'- Estrella, boy. Raul W. 50)0, 2923 Aurora, girl, Lorenzo R. Casore:, 3620 Pero, boy. Night-Long Series Of Jires Fought HARRISBURG, PA. 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