The Brazosport Facts from Freeport, Texas on December 6, 1971 · Page 8
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The Brazosport Facts from Freeport, Texas · Page 8

Freeport, Texas
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Monday, December 6, 1971
Page 8
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* i ,, THKBRAZOSPORT FACTS, Fwpori, T«as, Monday, December 8,1971, TIMELY QUOTES ;ift^L £?i wel .l on . our w °y a man - n diploma whlcl ' % X*-! P e "J'?8 the American usually bears no relation ti ' 'Sitt. m of lnd 'vldual acconv performance. " With a SLill i^Puf'^.J* —Oo»M Hap0ood, author o wnn a system in which the 0 book called "Diph is the measure of molsm." DINGLES FURNITURE ReAlNDAYS PRINCESS STORAGE CHEST Vinyl Covered - Padded Top Color Selection WMT'Ms" TOY CHEST-STORAGE CHEST FOOT CHEST (Umllcd Quantlly-Subjcct to I'rior Sale) Compare Excellent Value ot '34** "an: Urger She Available M-tZtM Playing in dirt paid off So TICKETS to the Houston Symphony Orchestra performance Tuesday night were supplied by the Dow Chemical Co, In the photo. Bill Colcgrove, Dow's Community Relations, tenter, presents Tobcy Davenport, left, and Leo Aronson, treasurer and president respectively, with the tickets. The concert will b*»ln at 8:15p.m. Tuwdaytnlhe Bratosport High School Auditorium. Tickets are available at several bu»ine;»«s in Bratoipart and Angtetoct. ITHACA. N.Y. (API — A Ifr 'year-old coed from Cornell University who My* »hc would rather piny In the dirt than study, found that "playing in Ibe dirt" paid off, She I* now rated the lop Intercollegiate soil judge In the Northwest. Jackie Mangum, in her drat try at soil judging, out scored 80 other competitor* In the regional soil judging competition at Hulgers University and k>d Cornell's team to a surprise second place In lh« six-school competition. Miss Mangutn was one of only four women among the 80 competitors. Maryland'* all- male team that hat traditionally been victorious (n the competition did voie* a eoroplatnt — "*he's too distracting " Miss Mangum emerged (rum the fudging piu with 714 point*, more point* llun any othrr iitiltvidoal rtmleilaiU S»w explain**! ihat a noil judging content contuU d 13 minute* of concentrated judging (Ime in each of four dirt pits with diversified types of soil. She Mid there are 73 different characteristics lo consider when analyzing a section of toll, Miss Mangum Is a junior from HunUvllle, Ala., majoring In government. Cubans' fife style regimented, Spartan but nobody goes hungry SHE FOUND THE SETTER MOUSETRAP DAM-VS <AI'» - Mr, arid Mrs. Augustus (t, CJrten believe ihey may have (I* champion 4»ctnt nums* trap of the world. TliK l< fccautw it caught three mice with «w of cbee*« and one recently, "I think iho»« Mingy rau vw*lutting met that tutl* ptt%« at chersf," «4k| Mrs tirrcn, "and (hey *<* )u*l * link loo grtttly ' Truublnl *tih the wximl at mic* m tlic (.-riling (or tan\« tinw, Ibe titrvttt at* m praiti ntm Mrtth no nighttime patlrf oi l«Uc tt>tte't FWUtt SEASON DOOHI.K K.VIT (EDITOH'S MOTC - Tim HIXK1UI. U trom t C«A4#»a cftuel*. |4«r*t4ltth wit* ript to By JAMKS AND BKVKIU.Y UKKl) MKXICO CUT (API — Juan Balces. a dock worker, has a new mint-green refrigerator in the living room of his Havana apartment. It's a treasure he proudly displays to all visitors. A committee of fellow workers decided that Juan's 'bQWNTQWN FREEPORT DAYS 5 STYLES IN MISSES POLYESTER $ 1 KNIT DRESSES^ • 100% Polyester Knit • Sizes 8 to ] 8 Reg Price $22.00 t Holiday Savings MISSES 100% POLYESTER KNIT PANT SUITS «•»•««» • Sizes 8 to 18 • 7 Styles in Holiday Colors $ 19 Colors That Coordinate with Favorite Pants Polyester Knit HAND SCREEN TOPS easy care Polyester Knit Reg Price $10.00 99 Great Selection in Cardigan ACRYLIC SWEATERS Cable Stitched Designs iasy Core Warm Acrylic Knit Seven Fashion Colors White • Peige • Blue • Navy Red • Rust • Purple $9 perfect attendance at work and his large family entitled him to this reward, an appliance of East European ongta Such material incentives are a new development in Cuba. Fidel Castro's regime has worked to develop a society in which money and material possessions aren't important. His concession to burgeou capitalism appears to have been partly responsible (or increased economic productivity over the past six months, "Some people prefer lo have a wristwatch," Juan told us as we vi$:'i-<] his somewhat rundown but clean apartment in the colonial section of Havana, "but my wife thought this refrigerator would be more practical." Juan and his wife have five children. They live on the IICO a month he receive* for loading cargo for export. His life style pretty much reflects that of his fellow working- class Cubans today; it's regimented and Spartan but nobody goes hungry. "You must understand and tell others that we don't want to go back to the old way," said Juan, who at 42 can remember Cuba before the 1939 revolution "If things are bad for us and we don't have everything we want, still it is better than before. Nobody is hungry now and nobody is begging (or money," However, working from 8 am. to -1:30 p.m five days a week, Juan complains that mast of his time is spent in loading things which are nettled in Cuba onto ships (or export to other countries. The Cuban ration contains only the necessities of life, such as meal, fish, eggs, milk and rice. There are few fruits or vegetables. Much of this produce is exported to obtain foreign exchange. "The trouble is everyone here is learning how to do a new job," he said. "Even the FRESH BARBQ DAILY 3BROTHERS NO 5 729 W. BROAD HP**—«£ Fqmoys PANTY HOSE m 7 Fashion Shades. J Men§ Fgmous Brgnd AFTERSHAVE $199 LOTION Reg »3* ' COLOGNE Reg *S ( SAVE *a« far the SET! functionaries of government are teaming flut we are not learning fast enough " Juan, like many of tw« countrymen, ha* botuwllw.* faith In Castro'* ability to straighten thing* out iiv the end When we asked him i( hf was a ConimunUl, he VIM) he guessed he was He didn't have a membership card in tlw party, but since t'vkl »« a Communist he gvwwied he was too. Cuban* show a friendltoru lo strangers that it rarrly encountered m othtrr CKUIV tries Juan was conwrt»«! Out we get a good tmprmisjort oi his country A* a mrmtwr <rf hu l<x-->l "coinnuttct fw th* ikfrnae o< the revolution," Judn *.i plained at length hit responsibility (or helptnx maintain and repair the bksck he lives in * Kvw>< nrighbortxxxi M* a committee in charge ot keeping the arra nuttnlainr^ and (rt« front crime It aUo » the channel through which grievances are taken to higher levels of government. "We have tinally gotten some ctungc* in Havana." Jiun MM). "And rw« ««- *rr starting to get some matrrul* like cement, paint and -*t»x! tor fixing our houses "And it's about limr twj Because if we don't do more work, the city will fall down around us." Juan and his neighbors spend one day a week working on cement rcjuir» (o lh<- apartment building in which th<ey live It look them thrw months just (o tnittd (fvr scaffolding, due lo wood shortages, and another month lo get the rest ol the material* they nwdcd Still, they to be finished by "After that we will do painting and maybe rvcn some plastering It's a lot of work but then we- pay almost no rent so we have lo Ukc some responsibility, No' 1 Ikiitcks all the matt-rials we get are (rcc " There is no manager or caretaki-r m the building »o he and lus fellow ttmants also take (urns with routmr cleaning and upkeep. His wife is responsibU; for locking the front door at night. We wvtir Miryfw«d when t«c tnviiol ui mfo hit apartment for two small tuf»* ft Cuban O9((rr True fatigo jtfsn «lr» tot only two oun«^ (x-f pft-mo ffim4#4poKtr AR8AINDAYI TUESDAY-WEDNESDAY "FASHION FOR USS" SANDY'S 'CASUALS W7 8. M/UN-CLUTE E PL'GII REGULAR STOCK PARTY CLOTHES OFF ODDS & ENDS RACK It luriwtt oyl lK»t hi.4 WAS Ili4t tx ratw» a ft"* chtckrrc* at\ Ivw tt'tii ttuckctt* i»rr fcafcr v> tm to at)l« lo tut the filwas iruoi (tilths to (cur (»Ki» * month ioHa-*in$ 4 tvcmt iil*:«^KS Juan tnii !r»>l l» jJHic up -^ IIM! i!f*t« i'. >in "\ jrfi ton nufe'tt cjrtaot nil-wi dUck fi^jf»-(!«"!i, t unit a chwclim onc«- in a vchtlr !i> it (fi^fWj who tliM-*n't hj»«- (hu rubi! " n iaiuil) to tntnur. and «> "Vie liit iwst Ttw UutAi4a» 4rwl tiw Cicvlw if«- tiw »«rrww» " Wir t»!«r kjrrwrf thjt utckr U S <»!/ jttlu to Ihr (ro«i» 4n«l N«r* York Jujti aixl ht» two jttrmi lia»<-t>all is 411 4vwJ ilomtw "If Amrn«4m alt* wuubj j{ft fwttrt fj <mhl "'Mavt* th«- 4on't lik* t'.xnmunnin ar»4 inj)b»: Cut*A i* t'u<nmunMl But *r th«juki t>r abUr to Uli to each <>!h»-r lute hunun t -«)'al »«• thtHj^hl u^ Cubans We ^uJ we Ukr Ihctn vcr) much "Come on I'll buy you » BuronV INUM FONDUE SET $79*' JMI.VKH r$,vm> lurrn-'ji'busH r <^ 1349 i lV;'- TKH t.l.W TANKARD CHARGE IT! JEWKLRY cirrs •••••••««•••••*••••••• DAYS It's All Right Here In Brazosport! THi FIRST FREEPORT NATIONAL BANK Downtown Ffsepon

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