The Baytown Sun from Baytown, Texas on February 28, 1966 · Page 1
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Baytown, Texas
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Monday, February 28, 1966
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D?.ll •-'.$>, Texas 75205 The Son Invite* MR. OR MRS. 3. M. DOUGIA9 32<H Michigan to the Branson Theater. This coupon Good Through March 7 for two tickets when presented at the Branson box office. The- movie now showing is "THE HAJLLJEXCJAH TRAIL' aptoton YOUR HOME NEWSPAPER Serving BAY-TEX—The Golden Circle of Southeast Texas VOL 43. NO. 162 BAYTOWN. TEXAS. 77521 Monday, February 28. 1966 TELEPHONE NUMBER: 582-8302 T*n C*nft P«r Copy CRASH KILLS 6-9 ASTRONAUTS BULLETIN Baytown Insurance man Eldon Berry was elected president of the Chamber ol Commerce at noon Monday. Other officers elected were Bruce Ramsey, first vic« president: G. E. (Ed) Vaught, s<-c- ond vice president; W. C. Britt, jwood, was named Scientist of secretary, and M. Cecil Bob- [the Year Saturday at the an- J^ f^ J% J* ^ f* f* ^* ^^ ^* r* f* " REL Soph Is 'Scientist Of Year' By WANDA ORTON Eweli Clarke, son of Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Clarke, 430 Rolling- bitt treasurer. inual Baytown Science Fair for | Baytown Junior High ninth grad- 'ers walked off with the top three awards in senior high biology competiiion. They were Albert Kelso. first place, "Effect of a Space En- JZ2VS \SPOTS ments in Ground Effects." Clarke is a sophomore at Robert E. Lee High School student. Last year he was ^^ honorable mention winner in senior high biology when a Baytown Junior High ninth grader. Richard Ruckman. son of Mr. and Mrs. C. F. Ruckman, 5020 JGlenhaven, won the key award j in the senior high division for j his chemistry project on "Deri- 'vatives of Alpha Pinens." A junior at REL, Ruckman was a key award winner last year. The Junior Scientist of the THE HUMBLE Docks sewage Year award Saturday went to treatment plant is a city of I Byron Tate. a Baytown Junior Bay town facility, not operated \ High ninth grader whose physi- by Humble Oil & Refining Co.Jcal science project wa s "The City Manager Fritz Lanharn Stirling Heat Engine." Son of pointed out Monday. Lanham Mr. and Mrs. \V. F. Tate, 1607 said questions about ownership Alabama, Byron is a ninth of the plant had been raised aft- grade biology student at Bayer the story appeared in Sun- tow- n Junior High. Although he day's issue of The Sun about does not study physical science city sewage treatment plants this year, he chose that cate- gettir.g poor ratings by the state. gon.- for his entry. water pollution control board. Highlands Junior High, which had 132 entries in the fair, won hovercraft project. "Experi- vironment on Seed Germina- ition"; Bill Schweitzer, second gnts Less Toxic On Our Fish?"; f Other winners in high school [Mrs. Louis S. Mitchell, 2020 place, "Are Present Day Deter-; Reineke, 2000 Alabama, and Denise Reineke, third place, i competitions were: "Heredity in Blood Types."| Math, first place, Kathy Cen- Parents of these winners arejter; second place, "Topology." Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Kelso, 302 j by George Cummings, son of Lakewood Drive; Mr. and Mrs. i Mr. and Mrs. G. H. Cummings, W. H. Schweitzer, 301 BumetiSlO Holly Drive; third place. "A Drive; Mr. and Mrs. W. J.jStudy on Cryptology," Ronald Not Humble Plant Lost Parakeet the plaque for accumulating the BILLY BOY, a blue and gray ! most points. parakeet belonging to Mrs. V.j The 525 civil engineering P. Massey of 405 W. Humble, is j award went to Bill Lyles, a lost from home. If anyone has j sophomore at REL. Son of Mr. information about the pet, he and Mrs. H. C. Lyles, 1801 Mis- may contact his owner atjsissippi. Bill took the junior key SS'MjGSl. award when he was an eighth grader at BJH. Last vear he No Candidates i placed third in the senior high MIDNIGHT Wednesdav is the ! biology division. deadline for film* as "a candi-l The second place Slo c.vd en- date for election 'to the school \ fleering award went .to Earl board. There still were no can-iC- Center, a senior at REL. The didates Mondav morning for two j civil engineering awards were positions to be'fillcd in the April |prescntedby the Baytown So- 9 ,i, rt ; rtn iciety of Professional Engineers. _ ci--u-.o.j. Brother Dies h er - 7OT E - Gulf - E *ll e .?^!, d a _ _ „.,.„„_ ... .. . _ :phvsics project called Producer. B RBHER. =9. a.ea Satur-^- of Pa Hi h Te mperature day m Morgamown, \V. va. ^ e 'pj., srna " wa's the brother of Mrs. L. J.j ^" vounger sisters o£ B ill WeUer and G R. Risher. both! - Earf Centfir ajso of Baytown. Funeral rites wiU; be at 1 p.m. Tuesday in Mor-i gantown. Risher formerly lived! and \vorked in Baytown. [Louis Mitchell, son of Mr. and Georgia. Plane Hits Building In St. Louis ST. LOUIS, Mo. (AP) — U.S. Physics. first place, Bi!!; - slronauTS Elliot M .See Jr. and Lyles; second place. EvveU : ; char ] PS A . Bassett H .who were Clark; third place. Earl Center, j sched uled to fly into space in Chemistry, first place. Rich-j_ May> were i ard Ruckman; second place, i the - r twiR _ jet "The Effects of Different Sol-' the plant here where their space today when crashed into (See SCIENTIST, Page 2) EWELL CLARKE Scientist of the Year With "Experiments in Ground Effects" capsule was built- See. 38, and Bassett, 33, were Hying to the McDonnell Aircraft Corp. when their TS fighter- trainer crashed into the roof of the space center at McDonnell's huge complex. McDonnell makes the Gemini spacecraft as well as Phantom jet fighter planes used in Viet Nam. Ten persons working on a Phantom fighter were injured when the plane crashed at 9 a.m. (CST) into the top of the building, skidded over the roof and then crashed into a construction parking area below. The plane burst into flames and was destroyed. Witnesses, who heard a series of booms before the plane exploded, said both bodies were thrown out by the impact- Flames and smoke then towered into the air. None of the 10 injured was believed hurt seriously. The plane was making an instrument landing in light fog when it crashed. Another T38 fighter-trainer, also circling the airport, landed safely. The Federal Aviation Agency said the cause of the crash was not known. The Weather Bureau said- visibility was 1% miles and the ceiling 800 feet. The astronauts were on their way from, the Manned Spacecraft Center in Houston, Tex. See and Bassett were to ride into space this summer aboard Gemini 9. See was scheduled to the the command pilot, while Eassett was scheduled to take a 90-minute walk in space. Neither had made space flights be- SULLEN GUEST THIS WISE OU> owl has found a home — he hopes — in the George Chandler home at 4818 St. Andrews- looking much wiser than his years, the owl greeted the city attorney with a "Who. who?" when Chandler descended the stairway at his home the other morning. It was somewhat disconcerting to the city attorney, who had spent nearly six hours at city council meeting. He Ls often accused of staying- up all night after marathon council sessions so he can get to work on time. Chandler speculated that the owl entered the house via the chimney. (Baytown Sun Photo) Starts In Summer— Baytown Will Have Head Start Program Kathy Rose Center, a sopho- Imore at REL, placed first in | the high school math division 4-H Horse Club i for her . P ro ,} ect - "Mathematical „.,—^,,-». , T T T- r~i i_ • „; Probability." B.AAiCWN 4-H Horse Club will, gara L \ s & sevcntn meet at 7:30 p.m. Monday at!^ r Oa ,^^, !„„;„,. H;^ nlacedj There is space on the campus j for several more structures. Consider Buying Land?— Regents Look Ahead On LC Land Needs "There were a series of quick j booms and then flames." said aj f i workman near the crash site. ' Baytown schools will bave ar. Operation Head Start program this summer, Leslie Pennington, federal aid coordinator, announced. The program will be held" for children who will enter the first grade in September. Application forms have been placed in the following schools: Anson Jones, Sam Houston, Carver Elementary, Harlem j Elementary, San Jacinto, De- and Highlands Eleraen- He and other workmen were in the area constructing a new building for McDonnell. Firemen extinguished "We would like for those who have children starting the first grade next year and are inter- the ested in this to fiames with foam. All that re-lay application this week." Pen- Lee College facilities are over-! the college's long - range build- rader crcwd °d with buildings. jing needs. First National Bank, * * Weather FAIR TimOrGH Tuesday. Cooler Monday night. Temperature range expected, 50-62 decrees. laced in er' btolo^v divon ^th^Xteeanfc Subur- fbia, 2500 A.D." Lee College currently is grow- 'stimulus to Bay town's growth i and such use of bond funds ' s i c ' narrec j that may result from construe- j not planned. ' of the plane was nington said. Penningtpri said the federal funds that will be alloted for the program fiere has not been determined yet. It wiD not be a year-long program, only a summer program this year, he said. "If there are Head Start programs for three and four-year- olds here they would be sponsored by other agencies rather than the schools," Pennington said. All school districts in Harris County have the opportunities to make applications for the Head Start programs. These applications are administered through the Houston-Harris County Economic Opportunity Organization office. aro are Crested ,n w\— — — -- —- ~ i ling rapidly. An enrollment ofj steel Corp. q ! nearly 3,500 has been projected j tion of a plant here by U. S. unusual feature of the 1966jiand at some other location? i Anc i Science Fair was that three' The answer is: To provide forsake MARTHA HARPER relaxes v.-ith a cup of coffee in the teachers lounge during the Science Fair . . . Vera Hartt tells ;,bosit a crystal-growing project . . . TV personality Chris Chandler helps judge math projects. Chandler is a former high school math teacher . - - John Paul Cook, only a fourth grader, shows he I'ully comprehended Byron Tate's complicated physical science project. John Paul listened to Byron explain during the Science Fair. When Byron left his project a few minutes. John Paul took over lecturing duties. Hal Richard asks about some names of winners . . . Scott Leach misses out on being a picture . . . Ditto Robert G. Hubbard . . . Earl Center tells all about his plasma project. . . A medical technician failed to trip up Denise Reineke on her blood type testing . . . Beverly Threadgill hears some good news. Joey Judice shakes hands with "Hoss and Ben Cartright" at the rodeo Sunday . . - Other Baytown faces in the Sunday crowd- Kay Beavers, the W. B. Andersons . . . Kay Bednarski makes it to an early morning coffee. PERSONAL MONEY ORDERS CITIZENS NATIONAL Member F.D.I.C. The acquisition of South Whiting property would extend the In view of the growth situa-' colle ge campus only approxi- ' mately 120 feet to the east. If all ' of that land was acquired, the; college campus still would con-j tain less than 35 acres. i flv CRASH Pa/>-e ") into consideration the; until the present college campus _ (will be filled with buildings. | Reason for wanting to buy the Hand now is that it probably can |be bought for less than at any i future time. Therefore, approximatc- A poll tax receipt or exemption, certificate will be required for voting in the March 5 bond election for Lee College facilities. The ef/ec- A Candidate For Council Low income requirements to lmust be met for eligibility in 'the program, Pennington ex| plained, because Head Start is |a program for children from culturally deprived homes. "We are now trying to get an idea of how many are eligible and how many centers will be open. We would like for those interested to let us know as soon as possible." Albert Fanestiel. a Humbler ly $200.000 for that purpose hasj tiv e date of the federal court >,Oil & Refining Co. employe, has been included in the proposed | ruling against the Texas poll SI.3 million bond issue. i tax has been The bond issue is being sub-j - vtarch '- G - mitted to the voters on March 5. i delayed College officials are thinkin; Land would be bought at a! in terms of buying 100 acres of! 1 "? a _ s councilman :rom • - - - - ,_ | trict 3. but he moved recently become a candidate for election until j to the office of District 5 councilman. Jack Huron currently is serv- councilman rrom Dis- I r-amniic r<? hnrrlprfv! on fhf> ; P ear S ^^ rr.osi logical place lor i . --- y.7 .,"" .? campus is ooroerca on me * ^ _o™™,_ K O ^Q,,=« ^« tho c" v " council may file until ,south by Southern Pacific rail-i th e new campus because 01 the, - > election! !road tracks, on the west by pub-i clt - v 's growtn m that direction.; - - - • I lir *r-h™l nronort- (pnri I ppi Some thought has been given j^ 1 " Ot - "> IU - M ' r ^.°- . . ^ lie scncoi property t.ana L. e e __.,;i,i,. ri 0 e—nhiit^. ^' I Fanestiel and District 4 Coun-j !Drive) and on the north by com-i*o die po^ible aesrranih y ?' H A d Braswcll are ^ e \ imercial development. !having the college s_ acaaem.c|^^_S,.r,fl," f"!>^ I i Some additional 'program and its'techincal an d:«"iy candidates to «ate for elec- ~ ! vocational training on SC p aratc i tion to the ci:y council on which e. - i three positions will be filled. CIRCLE K 'HOUDINI' MAGICIAN" MTKE GATES, known on stajre as Mystol. Is about to "cut off" Sue JTone's head with Bennie Moskowitz, known as Ben- dini on stage, watching. It happened Friday night at the Lee College during; a magic show sponsored by Circle K to benefit the Lee College Community Loan Fund. Miss Jones and Moskowitz are Lee College instructors. Mike is a sophomore at college. (Miss Jones didn't really loose her head, after alL) Rotary Performers THE RED NOTES, Baytown Junior High stage band, will entertain the Baytown Rotarians at their weekly meeting Wednesday at the Tower. Dr. R. O. Whitson is program chairman. Peoples State Bank Mtmbcr F.C.I.C. Friend of the People Regular Meeting WOMEN OF AH Saints Episcopal Church will have their regular meeting at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at the church for a luncheon and discussion. E. L. GCNX ] centlv was bought by the college j Ion South Whiting Street. i^Curr^m" plans do not call for! Tn ^ '«™ of R » bcrt Barnes. _ ! And college officials have indi-i separate campuses for the pro-i Councilman from Distnct 1. al-j jcated an interest in acquiring : rrr a ms but if this is determined < so expires this year. Barnes has: 'more South Whiting property, j desirable at some future time it I Announced that he will no: seek | • However, funds for that pur- would be facilitated by the pro-! re-election. I pose currently are not available.'posed land purchase. i .Fanesiie! has .ived :n Ba>-town! _ . f- mmmmim ^ L —-j since 1920. An Humble employe! fc I CHillMtt i since 19.'H. he now is a senior!*** ™* '*^ *••••» i j-upervistm; engineer in the tech-' | nical division. ; He has been a member of the' Robert (Doc) Hill Dies At Age 80; Funeral Is Held Funeral services for Robert (Doc) Hill. SO, well-known pharmacist, were held at 1:30 p.m. Monday at Earthman Chapel. Hill died at 1 a.m. Sunday in a hospital here. He lived here for 49 years. He lived at 309 W. Republic, he was employed at Herring's Orug Store. Survivors are his widow, Mrs. Marie Hill of Baytown; two sons. P^obert Hill Jr. of Baytown and Dr. James E. Hill of Jackson, La.; three grandsons, Robert Hill EC. Arthur Hill and Joel Hill, all of Baytown. The Rev. Edwin Summers, pastor of Grace Methodist i Church, officiated in funeral | rites. Burial wag in Cedar Crest ! Cemetery. i Hill was a member of the Knights of Pythiag Lodge No. 45S and Baytown Masonic Lodpre No. 1192, AF&AM. He wa s a native of Wellborne. Tex. (See HILL, Page 2} Last-Ditch Battles Due In Mossier Murder Case MIAMI, Fla. (AP) — Testimony in the first-decree der trial of Candace and her nephew, Melvin Powers, ended today. The state rested 11:30 sum. ar*l the called no rebuttal witnesses. The trial was adjourned until Tuesday, when final arguments are expected to begin. i Trinity Episcopal Church for; j more than 40 years and now is; I serving on the church vestry. '• He is a past president of ih Candidate In Regent Race L. Gunn. an employe of MIAMI, Fla. (AP) Th< tnai. The time for making good oleotrical engineering from Rice I ^^^^^ ^ ^^ on them is running short. University it, 1932. He attended Rebuttal testimonv from state " n executive training course m state makes a final effort today to tighten " its circumstantial HARRIS COUNTY FEDERAL Saving* and Loan A**B. Assets Over 526,000,000.00 witnesses was expected to consume at least a day as the triai entered iis seventh week. The case may get to the jury within a few days. Mrs. Mossier and Powers are on trial for their lives in tho June 30, 196-1, bludgeoning .-inri knifing of her multimillionaire husband, Jacques Mossier, 69. The state claims aunt and nephew were illicit lovers. (See MOSSLER, Page 2) at the University of Pittsburgh in Pennsylvania in connection \vi;h his work at Hum-! ble. (See FANASTIEL, Page 2) with a public school trustee election. j Filing deadline for the regent SAVE m THE ROUND CITIZENS OF TEXAS election is midnight Wednesday. Other regent candidates are ir.cumbcnts Miss Alma McNulty. Warren Spivey and Jim Black and David Tracht. The three candidates receiving highest number of votes will be elected to the board of re- Gunn, a former teacher in the (See GUNN, Page 2) ROBERT (DOC) HHJL ANNUAL WHITE SALE THAD FELTOH •INC*

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