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IS fcgtmaa &an Thursday, March 87. 1966 Action Delayed On Bill Affecting Coast AUSTIN (AP) — The Texas i The proposed rule, assailed Water Rights Commission says by Rep. Neil Caldwell, Alvin, it has decided against enacting and Sea. A. R, Schwartz, Gala controversial proposed rulejveston, at a Feb. 16 hearing that two legislators said would retard development of the Texas coast. In a brief statement, the commission announced it would merely place on its future orders approving water district are included." would have stated: "No bonds to construct facilities in coastal areas below 15 feet mean sea level shall be approved unless adequate protection by sea walls or levees bonds a warning of possible hurricanes and along the coast. high water 5270,000 Worth Of Sewer, Water Work Due In LP Three contracts totaling 5270,000 for improvement and expansion of La Port's water and sewer systems have been awarded by theLa Porte City Commission. The contracts, almost 53D.OOO less than the 5300,000 available for the work, are part of an 5865.000 capital improvement bond issue voted last April. The contracts went to Buddy Warren Co.. Inc., for 5148.873.25 for water system work; to John G. Holland Construction Co. for J10S.78S.75 for sewer system work, and to Couch Construction Co. for $13,170 for a sewer lift Frank Booth, executive director, said the commission decided against the proposal because it "has determined that while the danger of damage or destruction exists, the need for development in the coastal area overrides the risk." The commission said the hurricane and high water warning will go on all orders approving bonds for districts in unprotected coastal areas. State law requires the commission to review proposed bond issues for new construction issues by most water control and improvement districts. j The warning will be transmitted to district directors, the state attorney general's office and county clerks where the projects are located. When recorded by county clerks, the commission said, the warning will become part of land abstracts in the districts. The commission said it would place in its records and inform water district directors of observations based on U.S. Weather Bureau and Army Corps of Engineers studies hurricanes. HORC Credit Union Head Presides At Stale Meet A Baytown credit union leader will preside over the delegates* sessions of the 32nd annual meeting of the Texas Credit Union league to be held March 24-26 in Houston. Four other Baytown credit union members are serving on committees in preparation for the convention. Presiding over the expected 2,000 delegates and visitors at the two-day business sessions will be Wuired S. MacKinnon, manager of Humble Employes Credit Union. He is president of the League, the state associa- night entertainment committee; and A! Sanders, registration- tickets committee. All are members of Humble Employes Credit Union. The Rice Hotel will serve as convention site for the three- day meeting, being held in Houston for the sixth time. The convention will open Thursday morning, March 24. with a day - long educational session. Standby Tax Measure Is Proposed — — » »-JI • Business sessions wall be held| two Friday and Saturday. The convention will end Saturday night; with a gala dance. Holding its 14th annual meet- Senate-House mrttee has proposed that Congress enact a standby tax increase but finds the experts divided on whether the booct should actually be put into effect. Four noted economists 'split, two. in testirceasy OB whether taxec of From station; City Engineer H. Carlos Smith told the commission the city's j application for a 520.000 state j grant has been tabled by the p i aced i 0 v.--lyin;_ Texas Aeronautics Commission. | .j cet o{ wa t er an average of The city had hoped to use thej every 165 years> 10 feet every to 1965, the corn- sa j,j_ hurricanes have areas under 15 tion_ for the 1,320 credit unions - og ^ conjunction with the ~ i League convention will be Members Mutual Insurance Co.. an affiliate of the League providing casualty insurance to over 54,000 credit union members. There are 250 credit unions in the greater Houston area, with five located in Baytown. They are Humble Employes Credit Union. Baytown City Employes Credit Union. Baytown Teachers Credit Union. Texas Eastern CHORAL DEPARTMENT MEMBERS PLAN REGSCN MEET Working on the schedule are. from left. Judy Horfon. Sharon. Shaddijt. Robert ^ Le* High School Chora! Director Jerry Forderhase. Tricia Thompson. Stephen Faulkner ana Sh.rley Parr.sh MRS. THOMAS COULD BE 62ND WOMAN IN HOUSE WASHINGTON (AP) — Mrs. Albert Thomas of Houston would be only the 62nd woman to be a member of the House of Rep- right named to vacancies created by the deaths of their husbands. Many won election on their own state money to make improve-| S6 years ments at the municipal airport.J 47 years . Bids on the airport project,] The proposed five feet every rules was de- Chairman also oart of the bond issue, j signed, commission were about 526.000 higher than Joe D. Carter said, to prevent the $120000 available in city j developers from putting sub- UJC »"•«•'"" __...s *_j L-»««^^«i »rato^ and sewer lines bond money eral funds. and matching fed-j standard water and sewer lines I into new areas. Eight Space Flights Have Had Trouble CAPE KENNEDY, Fla. (AP) — Eight of America's 12 manned space flights have run into major problems. But the courage, skill and training of astronauts have prevented any disasters. When Gemini 8 began to spin violently Wednesday, command pilot Neil A. Armstrong, a civilian, made a last-ditch decision to use his only remaining system of maneuvering jets to bring it under control. If he had exhausted the fuel in the system, his lUe and the life of pilot David R- Scott, an Air Force major, could have been jeopardized as they returned to earth. In 1361, before any American achieved orbit. Air Force Lt and poise under stress." They pulled the Gemini 8 out of a spir that reached at least six revolutions a minute and brought it to a landing almost exactly in the middle of the planned landing one. Problems in space do not automatically mean a reverse for the space program. During Cooper's first space mission — the Faith 7 flight of May 15-16, 1963 — drinking wafer leaked into the cabin and ground stations feared that the automatic re-entry system might have been short circuited. They directed Cooper to fly the capsule manually back to earth and he became the first spaceman to do so. Astronauts James A. McDivitt resentatives, should she be elected to fill her husband's term in a special election March 26. Albert Thomas was on his way to finishing his 30th year in the House when he died of cancer Feb. 15. Mrs. Thomas, the former Lera Miilard, is opposed by Republican Louis Leman, 27, a mechanical engineer and a newcomer to politics. Sixty-one women have been House members and 10 have been senators. Sen, Margaret Chase Smith, R-Maine, went from the House to the Senate. The first woman elected to Congress was Miss Jeannette Rankin of Montana. She was in the House from March 4, 1917 to March 4. 1919, and from Jan. 3. 1941 to Jan. 3. 1943. Days after she took her seat in 1917 she faced an awesome decision when Congress took up and approved a resolution declaring war against Germany. Tears streamed down her cheeks when she voted against the resolution, a decision which brought her Relatively few Texas women have ever sought election to Congress. The one who probably do without malfunctioning com- Col. Virgil I- 'Grissom had to land Edward H. White n had to swim for his life when the hatch ' —-••-—- IF,—~t,™,™ ,-r.™- blew on his spacecraft at sea after it landed. sharp criticism. The first woman senator was Mrs. Rebecca Felton of Georgia- She was- appointed for only two days in 1922. An elected successor than took over. The first woman elected tr the Senate was Mrs. Hattie Caraway of Arkansas. She war appointed in 1931 after her husband's death, then won election the next year to complete his unexpired term and was re elected in 1938. She was defeat- Medicare Benefit Blanks Available At Post Office Baytown Postmaster Neal announced Thursday that application tanks for supplemental Medicare benefits are available at the stamp window at the main post office on Defee Street. The application blanks are being made available as the Socia" Security Administration seeks to contact 3.1 million senior citizens before a March 31 deadline imposed by the Medicare law. President Johnson has pro claimed March as "National Medicare Enrollment Month.' He urged all federal agencies and all citizens to cooperate in enrolling senior citizens in the program. Initially, some two and one half million application blanks were distributed throughout the 50 states. Additional forms are available as needed. Through direct mailings and other means, the Social Security Administration has had contact with 16 of the 13.1 million litizens who will be 65 or over on July 1. Of the 16 million whc replied, less than one million ?aid they did not want to sign up for the supplemental pro - came closest to winning was Mrs. John Spann, wife of an executive of the Rock Island Rail road. Mrs. Spann, the former Alta Vene Clark, for years was sec retary to former Texas Reps Marvin Clark and Eugene Wor ley, now federal judges. When Worley was appointed a judge in 195° she ran in a special election to name his sue cessor and was first among 1 Democrats who divided then- vote so that the only Republican Ben Guill of Pampa, won wit) only a little more than 20 pe cent of th e total vote case. In the next regular election she went into the run-off primarj against Walter Rogers of Pam ?a. Rogers won and is still in Congress. Over the long run there hav been about an equal number o Democrats and Republicans among the women in the Con gress. In the current 83th Con gess there are 12 women—1 in the House and 2 in the Senate Six of those in the House art Democrats; in the Senate one and one. in Texas. MacKinnon has been president of the League since 1963 and a; member of the board of directors since 1SS2. He also serves as chairman of the joint boards of the League and its casualty affiliate. Members Mutual Insurance Co., and a national director of CUNA International, the worldwide credit union organization. He is chairman of the League executive committee, a member of the League stabilization committee and a trustee of the League Educational Foundation. Nova Scotia, he has been a credit union manager for 17 years. Baytonians among the 50 convention committee members are Mae Johnston and Gene Wednesday should be raised at once to fight inflation. Three of them emphasized that despite some overheating the price pot is not yet boiling. The witnesses disagreed also on some detail of what taxes should be changed, how. and by how much. But ail said an income tax rise should be included, and all held that the spadework hould be done now for an anti-inflation tax law which might never be used. The hearings continue today., While a subcommittee head- Employes Federal Credit^ Union ed by ^ Rep. ^Martha Griffiths, and United Ashland *"*" ~ J Credit Union. Federal: 0 - Mich., received testimony i Wednesday, the full committee A credit union is a group ofi people with a common bond of interest who save their money together in order to make low- cost loans to each other for good purposes Each is an independ- . -„—-». ,ent. nonprofit corporation char- JU , U ^., reception-meals com-jtered and supervisee by erther mittee- Jane Tucker, Saturday'the state or federal government. A SERVICE emblem studded with three diamonds was presented to Scott L- Goodman on the occasion of his 40th anniversary with Humble. He is a chief "operator in the Lube Processing Department at the Baytown Refinery. Goodman joined the Refinery Pip^ Department In JsJiuary of 1926, and after six years he transferred to Lube Processing, where he has remained. He is a native of Bess May, in the Piney Woods between Beaumont and. Jasper. Commemorative Stamp On Animals Due Out Soon Bv ALLEN WDLHTTE The five-cent Humane Treatment of Animals commemorative stamp is to be issued April 9 with First Day ceremonies at New York City. This commemorates the 100th anniversary of the founding of the SPCA. During SIPEX, the Sixth International Philatelic Exhibition. there will be three issues. The first is a five-cent SIPEX commemorative, to be issued May 2L The second, on May 23, is a five-cent souvenir sheet, and the third on May 27, Air Mail Day. will be an 11-cent Air Postal UU W1UIUUL il idll w*J'-fc*w« »***£., __, outers a s they brought Gemini 4 ed by the incumbent, Sen. J. \V down last June. They followed j Fulbright. '- -"^ in 1944. ter it jauucu. — -• - ji In 1962. Navy Cmdr. M- Scott -truc = from the ground. About half of the women who Carpenter was forced to steer by the horizon when a short circuit cut off the device that tola him which way his Aurora 7 was pointing. Just last August, Air Force Col. L. Gordon Cooper and Nav> Lt. Cmdr. Charles Conrad Jr nursed Gemini 5 through 120 revolutions after it looked like a fuel pressure problem might force them down after six. If it had been unmanned, space officials said, it would never have come down. The only manned space-flight problem that astdonauts did not have a hand in dealing with was the failure of the Atlas-Agena 6 last Oct. 25. That Agena target ship blew up before orbiting and astronauts Navy Capt. Walter M Schirra Jr. and Air Force Lt Col Thomas P- Stafford climbed out of their Gemini capsule before launch time The first American in orbit. John H. Glenn Jr.. then a Marine lieutenant colnel. hac to take partial manual control of his Friendship 7 on Feb. 20 1962, when a small jet thruster failed. . . resident Johnson praisefl Armstrong and Scott for having showr "remarkable courage and landed safely The supplemental program -osts S3 a month and provides loctor bill and other benefits. Everyone 65 or over is eligible "or the basic hospital benefits under Medicare. A copy of the application blank is displayed on the lobby bulletin board at the Baytown Post Office, Senior citizens who reached 65 Before 1966 face a two year delay if they do not sign up by March 31 The application forms . -re preaddressed to the Social en service^ may o Security Administration in »»'- '*«^viccs from one t Official Explains Purpose Of Retardation Centers Morris Kagan, representing the State Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation, spoke to more than 60 persons at St. Paul's Lutheran Church Tuesday and explained the philosophy behind the establishment of centers in a community. He explained that the idea be- •ind thp center is the set-ing up of an adequate system of services for a given catchment are" This need not be localized, he said, but is aimed rather at a complex of services so that no one in any particular economic bracket is denied services. Neither the state nor the federal government draw the catch- ment area lines. They are drawn, by the community, and can be altered to suit the needs of a community. If one catch- ment area cannot provide a giv- those J services from one that has. •nore, Md. The Rev. Harold O. Bomhoff. .T1965 WM! DSMT PioUstmts; Your TV TeleScope Innocent Plea Is Filed By Six EL PASO, Tex. (AP) persons, two of them college students, pleaded innocent Wednesday to federal charges of conspiring to smuggle weapons and ammunition to Mexico. Undercover agents said they paid 530,000 as a down payment on 371 M2 carbines and 100,000 TL'GLY DACHSHVXD' STARS Great Dane Thinks He's Dachshund 'Ugly Dachshund* Starts Thursday At The Brunson Once upon a tome there was a j mal handler and trainer who Great Dane who grew up with a;ha s worked with Disney on pic- litter of dachshunds and believes j tures like "Old Yeller," ("The .... F ,* _» >i r-t_ T~Y^.,™" -t-r^^t **T3i*-r T5 a/fl "' himself to be one of that smaller breed. It shouldn't happen to a dog but it does in the new Walt Dis-^ ney comedy. "The Ugly Dach- ushund," slated Thursday through next Wednesday at the Brunson Theater. "Ugly" will be co-billed with another Disney feature, "Winnie the Pooh." The latter is a cartoon feature but "Ugly" is living canine. Dean Jones plays a commercial artist with a penchant for ammunition, but' in; Great Danes but an aversion to deal would collapse, dachshunds. Suzanne Pleshette. to arrest the men his pretty wife, just loves dachshunds. Charles Ruggles is cast as a kind - hearted veterinarian with Feb. 8. No weapons were seized. Pleading innocent were Fredric P. Drolte, 50, of Dalla; and El Paso residents Eugene [an equal understanding of ca Mitchell 35; Peyton Dean. 45;,nine and human behavior. Tom Rogers, 25 Johnny Acuna' Five of the most difficult roles Jr 22 and Larry Grubb, 22. to cast in the film wert those to Acuna 'and Grubb attended Tex-.be played by canine performers. Western University. IFour dachshunds and a great as western university. i A federal grand jury in San Dane were necessary for key Antonio indicted the six Feb. the U.S Neutrality Act. U.S. Dist Judge D. W .Suttlc said Wednesday the trial probably will not be held before the middle of May. roles. In addition, two extra sets of dachshund and Dane puppies were needed for earlier sequences in the picture, showing the dogs in various stages of growth. BUI Koehler, well - known ani- Shaggy Dog" and "Big R was consulted and told of the problem involved. He immedi - ately set about the task of screening hundreds of Danes and dachshunds until the right dogs were found. The four full - grown dachsies finally chosen were Heidi, Norma, Tokey and Peskey. They are as pert and frisky a quartet of performers as any producer could hope for and as the mischievous canines who plague their great Dane brother they proved to be real scene-stealers. From John and Laura Martin of Martincrest Great Danes, Koehler borrowed the Dane for the tide role in the film. As Brutus, the Dane who thinks he's a dachshund, Diego, was the perfect choice. He quickly responded to training and turned in a performance that could easily make him a candidate for next year's Patsy Award, the animal equivalent of the Oscar. By CYNTHIA LOWRY AP TV-Radio Writer NEW YORK (AP) — The big space doubleheader Wednesday started off in what has become, to veteran viewers of rocket launchings, completely uneventful fashion. The countdown moved along briskly. The old space hands like ABC's Jules Bergman, CBS' "alter Cronkite and NBC's Huntley-Brinkley-McGee team slipped easily into the sometimes colorful, often confusing jargon of the astronauts When the sleek Titan rockel vith its human payload lifted off gracefully in a cloud of coral-colored smoke, the prelimi naries had been so precise and businesslike that this viewer for the first time, watched with interest but without apprehen sion. During most of the afternoon the networks returned to thei usual strings of soap operas game shows and comedy reruns until it was time for Gemini an(? Agena to dock. Then all net works returned to their specia overage, trotting out all theii and gadgets to demon ate — for the 20th time, i -,ed — the way the two rafts would join. It was still a extbook operation. Then, in the middle of the ear- y news shows on CBS and NBC. word came of the "violent ma- euvers" of the docked capsules nd astronaut Armstrong's re- jort that Gemini continued tr "ol! uncontrollably. CBS' Walter Cronkite never inished the news show and con- inued right on covering Gemini. NBC, for some reason, started to broadcast its regular pro gram, "The Virginian," but not :or long. ABC started "Batman." then reported on Gemini went back to "Batman" and finally dropped it. Fictitiou? adventures were dropped for real, high drama. Information was scanty al through the evening. The televi sion reporters speculated cau tiously and soothingly — there was not much else they could do — but their own apprehension was obvious. The good news finally cam around 10:30 EST — it seemed to have been an eternity — tha a rescue plane had "the space craft in sight" and that it had splashed down. Then at ll:3t the suspense was definitely ove — although the mystery of th malfunction was unsolved. The three networks, as usua chairman of the Baytown group and a member of the Harris County Board of Trustees for Mental Health and Mental Retardation whose task it is to establish centers in Harris County, said his board had voted Fri- da'y to secure the services of a Community Planner. His job would be to advise peo-l pie in the various catchment ireas on how to go about es- ablishing centers. He would also be responsible for coordinat- •15 the coverage of the various areas. He would be available to lie Baytown community and assisted in helping solve the Baytown problem. An important issue to be decided is whether it is wiser to be a part of the Harris County program only, or whether it is wiser to go independently and include other communities in the area. In either case, the Rev. Bomhoff was confident that Baytown would have the cooperation of Harris County authorities. Kagan implied that an aggressive program of action that would serve to provide maximum services for the Bayshore area would invite the respect of those in authority' in Austin. He said authorities all along the line ere eager to see something get arted. He pointed out that the ner the services offered, the Card, for international Air Mail First Day Covers of any of them may be ordered at face value. For the stamp address "First Day Cover SIPEX-Stamp, Postmaster, Washington, D. C., 20013." For the sheet, address "First Day Cover, SIPEX Souvenir Sheet," and for the postal card address "First Dav Cover, 11 cents Postal Card, SIPEX," both C-O Postmaster, Washington, D.C. 20013. Enclose the face value of the number of covers desired, and make separate remittances, under separate cover, for each oi the items. They will be processed by different units, and should not be combined in a single or- ists, and the France and Colonies Philatelic Society. The Universal Ship Cancellation Society will contribute nearly 1QD frames to the INTERPEX Exhibition. On March 28, the Houston and Kalveston Philatelic Societies are to have a joint meeting, at the Seawall Cafe meeting room. Some from Baytown are going and it should be an interesting meeting. The Texas Philatelic Association is to hold its annual convention and exhibition at the Tropicana in San Antonio June 17-19, with the Houston club's annual exhibition to be held the previous weekend. Two door prizes are to be given at the next meeting of th Baytown Stamp Club, to be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 24 at Sterling Library. One prize will be for adults and one for children. The prizes will be naturally, packets of stamps- There will be a trading per od, and a program of interes issued its formal report evaluating the President's annual economic message to Congress. The Democratic majority — whose findings were disputed almost all the way down the line by the Republican committee members — recommended that: 1. A standby tax program should be designed and enact<i immediately with a provision lat it should come into effect 'henever Congress passes, and he President signs, a joint reso- ution bringing it into opera- ion.' ' By the joint resolution tech- \ lique it would be possible to ^ vrite new tax rates into law in a »ingle day, lawmakers said, in- tead of the two or more months normally needed. 2. The 7 per cent tax credit for ^ iiisiness investment in new ' = equipment der. The Eighth International Stamp and Coin Exhibition, IN- TERPEX, is to open March 25 at the Americana Hotel, New. York City, for a three - day show. This will seem confusing to outsiders. The difference between SIPEX, the sixth, and IN- TERPEX, the eighth, is about like the difference between an amateur and a professional. While both will have materia exhibited from all over the world SIPEX is purely non - commercial, and is sponsored by a non profit organization. This is no to say that INTERPEX will be an untouchable. Numerous philatelic societies are holding conventions and ex hibitions concurrently. Among them are the Society of Philatel a beginning collectors will be jiven. Come early, and brin some trading material. and machinery hould be suspended immediate- -" y. Enacted in 1362 to encourage -~ ilant modernization, the device ~'-~, las encouraged record-shatter- '•••" ng industrial outlays. -^ 3. The extraordinary exuber- - ance indicated by investment - >rograms "is one of the major nflationary threats of this ' year," the committee said. ',• • 3. The costs of the military >, >uildup for Viet Nam should .-;: bus be covered by raising tax X revenues instead of curtailing 'ederal outlays for civilian pro- .•••grams. ; The committee thus went " even beyond President John- c'. request in his economic message that Congress prepare « basic tax studies to "permit .-r,. quick decisions; and prompt ac- •>:• tion' 'to raise or lower taxes as r a counter to either inflation or K; recession. B ; Highlands Civic Council Completes Organization By BARBARA LISTI Highlands Correspondent The new Highlands Civic :ouncil voted on a constitution stallation of 14 new street lights in Highlands. Jim Brazzill introduced Charles Ramsey who presented at a meeting in the Highlands a diagram of real estate devel- Junior High band room. H. H. Rosser, chairman of the board, presided at th e meeting. Another member, Mrs. C. C. Smitherman, was elected to the central board. Oliver Harman read the constitution to the membership and it was adopted with one amendment, Harman served as chairman 'of the By-laws and Constitution Committee. Chairman for th e investigative committee on street lieh*- ing. Gene Scott, reported that ic Americans, the Aero Philatel-|the county has approved the in- !tter The chances of early allotment of funds. Dr. John T. Snyder, Baytown sychiatrist, reported on the resent facilities and the cost of taffing a center. Many persons sked questions from the floor. The consensus seemed to be that a Mental Health - Mental Retardation Center should be established in Baytown, and one if the chief reasons advanced 20-Year Prison Term Ordered For Embezzler FREDERICK, Okla. (AP) — James B. Williams, 44, wa convicted Tuesday and his sen tence was fixed at 20 years i did thoroughly workmanlik prison for embezzling more than!jobs of demonstrating in variou AVOID THE RUSH! INSPECTED NOW HAVE YOUR CAR 542,000 from Tillman County Memorial Hospital. He also was fined 526,000 by a district court jury. Williams was administrator of the hospital for ia years until last October, when a state audit disclosed the shortage. ways all details of the spac flight. One's choice of program could only have been dictate by the viewer's preference i commentators or the channel o which one had the best recep tion. All three did imaginativ and professional coverage jobs. Texas Library Parley Goals Discussed Here Goals to be achieved through the First Texas Governor's Conference on Libraries were discussed in a meeting of delegates in Sterling Municipal Library auditorium. Tentative plans were made Robert Vosper, President of the American Library Association; and former governor Price Daniel who is currently a membei of the Texas Library and Historical Commission. Baytown's delegates made for relating this one-day confer-1 preparations for attending tr« >nce to the Baytown communi-l meeting by surveying the col tv " jlege >=econdarv and elementary 'State and community leader, |f^.«£ M ? b « c ^^^ have been summonded by John Connally to the conference | -stern, were Regional librar\ discussed. Plans discussed for re- tin's Municipal auditorium. An address by the Governor on the Conference theme: "Li- tyrarv Excellence: "Today's Ne-jposed of delegates. jTexas Governors Conference tf j the organizations of Baytowr i through a speakers bureau com s th e early diagnosis in those cess [ ty •• w ill keynote the meet-j A post conference meeting areas would be the most im-| mg . ' "" portant consideration. The Pilot Club served coffee td cookies. Speeches are also scheduled! Wednesday. March 30. in the by Dr Harry Ransom. Chance!-!Sterling Municipal Library audi- lor of the University of Texas: torium. ___ Trinity Project Relegated To A Secondary Spot and 529,000 for WASHINGTON (AP>—Chair- an estimated $515 million. ; engineering man lllen" J Ellender, D-La..! Ellender told the Southwest preparation of the report. if the Senate Appropriations Public Works division engineer, subcommittee, ; Richard H. Free, Bris;. Gen.j "I promise you that many that it ap-| other worthwhile projects opment in the area. Guests attending the meeting xvere Constable Paul Anderson. Justice of the Peace M. M. Brown, and Sheriff Department Officers Bonner and Vaughn. County Commissioner V. V. Ramsey was guest speaker. He gave a talk touching on "the use of the money voted for in the last bond election for the upkeep of the Domed Stadium." Ramsey pointed to the new Highlands Library as an example of benefits ia this area derived from county funds. The Civic Council membership, which is obtained by a SI a year registration fee now has 71 members. Approximately 100 people at- j tended the meeting. The Civic Council meets the third Thursday of each month. HOMEMAKERS CIRCLE The home of Mrs. Danny Craig was the meeting place for the Homemakers Circle of Highlands Methodist Church. The groups devotional was given by Mrs. Jo HeberL During the business portion of the meeting a letter was read from a family the circle had helped with donations of clothes and food. Dates for activities of interest to circle members were given. They included an annual meeting and a tea to be held in Houston, and a Zone 3 meeting in Deer Park which will include a training school for officers. Visitors, Mrs. E. C. Sewell land Margie Martin talked to the group about the organization and purposes of the circles within the Woman's Society of Christian Service. The Drogram was presented by Peggy Sibley. The text was taken from the "Methodist Woman," a church publication. The Homemakers Circle has changed its meeting date to the second DriatlOnS SUDCOmn.lUtf, n-ltnaiu 11. •• -^- ' -- - - . , munui. me «<->v ...^v... other projects will getipeared to him the budget re-;g:ct funds before this one sam home Q{ j S* P £e Trinity Riveriquest was out of line and asked;Ellender. "This _project slmo* , Qn Aprfl ^ Wednesday of each The next meeting will Holie- funds before the Trinity navigation project in Texas pets a recommended $200,000 for a restudy. The proposal was advanced! in a budget recommendation, j Congress authorized the $911 million Trinity River flood con-j trol and navigation project last year but said no money should " voted for the barge canal feature until a restudy is made. The navigation channel would extend upstream to the Dallas- Fort Worth area and would cost ', quest a breakdown. wrecked the authorization Free listed 5125,000 for eco-;last year, but I see you bill i lost! nomic evaluation,' $38,000 for'no time seeking money for it." Girl Wins Suit Over Wearing Of Slacks ALBANY, N.Y. fAPI—Sharon |or particular kind of clothing" Ann Dalrymple's slacks won a \ n school. victory today. The state education commissioner ruled that a school board -iocs not have the power to compel pupils to wear a "uniform The IS - year - old SaratogE Springs High School girl rent home from classes LITTLE LEAGUE The boys that make up the eight major and four minor league teams of the Highlands Little League are busy selecting candidates to represent them in the "Little League Queen Contest." Each team must submit the name and picture of the girl r&t '!they have chosen by Saturday. <as Tickets for the contest will be sold from March 21 until noon was las month because she wore slacks. on April 2.

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