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Freeport, Texas
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Tuesday, March 3, 1964
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POLICE OFFICERS fflOM FOUR 0116 KK&VS DIPLOMAS FOR TWaWEBCS SCHOOl- PAGE 5 THE BRAZOSPORT FACTS VOL. 52., NO. 3 )afwl ft«M Mtmtor TUESDAY, MARCH 3, 1964 Jailer hurt in fracas A Bracorta County Jailer •offend * minor head Injury •bout II «.m. Monday when * prisoner stemmed back a cell dour ind r» from the cell Into Ihe Jilt lobby. Hurt In the fr»e»a was Rob- •rt J. mchey of Angteton, who suffered t cut above the lift eye. Chief Deputy D. E. McCoy I **y that H. C. Teltlson of Bay *i City had been moved from a ' Jail "tank" to a mental cell 1,, because Tetllaon had caused a $ disturbance In the tank. * McCoy ««ld offlcen decided to Isolate Telllaon "be- eauce he seemed to be a troublemaker." The cell had been vacated by a mental pa- tlent earlier, and about 10 4, minutes after Rlchey and an- il other officer moved Telllaon , \? without Incident, the Jailer un- 1 locked the cell to admit a : trusty to clean the cell. _ As Rlchey unlocked the •* heavy metal door, McCoy said, I the prisoner slammed It back . against the Jailer and ran out of the cell Into the Jail lobby. Tetllson grabbed a large, heavy broom and struck one trusty who came loo close, McCoy said. Another trusty told officers that Telllson was loose Inside the Jail, and the deputies con- 1% verged upon Mm, returning Telllson to bis cell. Rlchey was taken to Ancle- ton Hospital where three stitches were required to close his wound. McCoy said. McCoy said TeUlson was In Jail serving out'a disturbance of the peace fine. g **L' WHkrw Drive LAKE JACKSON - An annexation ordinance has been passed, taking Willow Drive Into the city limits. The action was taken follow. Ing a public hearing at which no complaints were roglster- fl&ed. This U the first land to be annexed by the city since the Texas Legislature outlined new procedures for annexation. Willow Drive, which extends frdm oyster Creek Drive to County Road 28«, was a part of the County Road System. The annexation was brought about to give the city more .regulatory power over access •to the road. cmsts FREEPORT-Blrdle Alcorn was taken to community Hospital's Emergency Room by a Freeport Funeral Home ambulance Monday afternoon for treatment of a toe Injury. She was then dismissed, hospital •authorities said. > The woman was Injured In a fall In a bouse trailer at a park off Bracosport Blvd. A Preeport nollee dispatcher was asked to scad an ambulance by a caUer.wtWtnought the womarihadsufferedabetrt attack. Today- High OiO« p.m. Low l:4i p.m. Wednesday- High <tS7 a.m. LOW 1: 52 a.m. een and Heard: US Air Force Academy cadet GREG CANAVAM Of LJ, making straight "A" grade* aad carrying M hour*, He's in th* Clas* of 'M, HI* folks received a congratulatory let- tor from Cone. CLARK THOMPSON, la reference to «Uh* youth'* perfect record... * LVNNE HOLMBEHG, OJM* again «» to return to school. Sh*'* ml***d • month of CteMM It LJJH dlM to IU- a*a* tad wrg*ry,.. WILfM BOUpMAUX. *M BOB ANDWBWK, to JMUr* Mrthdays Wiihurtay... FP P*jim* Sft. L, Gt WU>» .f f" ii t* *»•••«(•« r. i •I >«M »...„.. IQe-Swr*sey is April 20 PUBLIC SCHOOLS WEEK SCHEDUIE •fcAafl) "OUMI! Tt'f-smv T. 'A. net Kl*roem»ry SfN«l A. P, n#«»*t t't»meM*rv ! IsOO-tiMpm. 4; J0-a<00 p.m. tinier Sehml THl'RSl>A\ furor LAKE JACWON-Aprll SO has been nat M the date bMa will be take* «e the t«so,0on In boats, ajprovert Satttrday by wterflu And O* Oft COUMII is ROCK HUNTERS LUNCH TO LIGHTEN LOAD A balmy, spring-like Texas independent* Day proved Irresistible to two Freeport boys Monday, packing a knapsack lunch, they set out on a rock-collecting Jaunt. Byron Gerund, left, and Allan Faulk than ran Into a problem-a highly successful rock hunt along a railroad track had made their knapsack too heavy. They solved the problem shortly after I Oa.m. -not by dlsoardlag any of the rocks but by eating their lunch to lighten the load. For their picnic they chose the shade in front of The Facts bulging, while most Braaosport youngsters were busy In classrooms as usual, these boys were not playing "bookey"-lhey are fifth graders at St. Mary's Catholic School ' which observed a holiday Monday. WaS SANTIAGO, '^WJf-A" *"• dean volcano we» reported today to haw erupted and triggered avalanches Uitt destroyed the torn jxpbaarlp* and threatened a «0-mlloarea containing 20,000 parsons, with early reports of 25 dead. UNITED NAT10IIS, M. Y.- Cyprus was expected to approve today a new small- nation proposal authorizing U. N. Secretary-General V Thant to send an International peace force to the Mediterranean Island. PERRYTON, Tex. - Heavy enow warnings went outfor the Texas Panhandle as an Intensifying storm surged off the Southern Rockies today, with 3C degrees here by mldmorn- Ing and three to six inches of snow predicted. TAN CHAU, South VletNam -Communist guerrillas severely mauled twocrack Vietnamese airborne battalions today, Inflicting the heaviest casualties on government forces In a single engaevment In months. ACCRA, Ghana-A former police constable accused of trying to kill President Kwame Nkrumah reportedly claims he was offered tO.OOOandfree Mhoollng in the U.S. to do the Job. ATHENS, Greece - King Paul's doctors announced today that a kidney aliment is further complicating his recovery from surgery for stomach uncers, with hlscon- dltlon worsening. WASHINGTON - Navy of- ftclala have decided on 6th Fleet maneuvers la tns Aegean Sea after eonaWerlng postponement because of the touchy Cyprus situation. BANGKOK, TbalUad - Indonesia tad Malaysia stood pat today an conflicting demands as their representatives met la Bangkok for another coaf*f**0* on the Malaysian arUis. NEW YORK - Soviet purchases of UA wheat haw Council considers fire code changes is approved ^* „ by Coundl FREEPOfnr - Couneltmen gave grodgUHI spproval Monday to the FmportGolfAs*. Aamal Invitational Qott Toamament March u. CeuMtl memnwi noted that the tournament had been scheduled for weeks, but that the OoM Assn. had still not requested the use of the municipal golf course and tower green fees. A reojuslt was presented Monday from the Bracosport Evening Optimist club, which asked tor the mas of the course March 21 tor a tournament for boys. Councilman .Bob Meek pointed out that such requests were going to come up more) and more often, and that Uw Council wonMjRot have time to Investigate the merit of each request. Meek suggest** that In the future all requests for the use of the eourw tor tournaments be referred first to the Freeport Parks and Recreation •specially hopeful that a good Interest rale will N> forthrom. Ing since th* cl(> ha* just at- tatned an "A" rating <m both th* tax and reventw i«md*. The city's flsctl agent, Ernest Brown-of Houston, t»w the Council Monday night that he had juat learned that both the Moody's investors Servtoe MT. and Standard and Poor's had given "A" rating on both the lax and revenue bonds. Brown satd the ally now ha* "as much rating as you «an expect or would want to get." He also said that to hla knowledge, Lake Jackson was now the smallest oily in Texas to have "A" ratings for both Its revenue and tax bonds. The rating* eaitie as * result of a recent trip to N»w York, made by Brown *nd City Manager A. A. MacLean who visited the Investment firms outlining the city's financial record and potential. Brown estimated that the Improved rating* could mean as much as $ 18,000 or 920,000 savings to th* city in the Interest which will be paid on the 1680,000 Issue atone. Brown advised that all three bond Issues bo sob) at once since the larger amount would attract better bids. This will be done and the 7 p.m., April 20, bid time we* set In order to give Brown time to prepare necesaary material for publi- cising the sale. Mayor Kara Coopar'also received Council approval to Instruct the architects to move ahead on final plans for tnr combined Police aad FlreSta- J»nl..r Hlth School s*nlor Hlth $rh*»l •M0.ap.rn. 7 : 30-» p.m. B. H. Rogers services to be Tuesday FREEPOKT - Funeral servlr** tor R. II. Rotvra. M. o! 1215 W»»t Fvurth **n> aet for 3 p.m. Tue*da> In tn» Church of chrtat at SOI w»tt fourth, with Mr. B, C. Mr* Cortey of conn* officiating. •salsted by Mr. Kroeet Wilt of Houston; farmer paator of the Freeport rhurth. Burial was ncheduleU for Angleton Cemetery under dl- of Freeport Funeral ror. • t<Mi«> for tor trial twit* illlln« Khe la Mr*. AlW** iMehh. «Uk a ««M«n«t> llw> • ISM the i«tee*c*ie eom»e»y la the »Mgtn CUUUCII •••!» LAKK BARBARA - The Lake Barbara City Council will meet at 1:30 p.m. tonight for a regular monthly seantoa. City Secretary u. u Simp. soa reports rotMlne tmsln*M will be transacted at theme*!. tag. ,-»,,lUI IMUMMWI, Mrs. SMtldi replied ntmb. -t dn. Ido." Asked whether ahe has any tenet** egalae* Ih* death . »h*eaW, •<Nane<*»at. Befur* Mn. SWeUi *aa •worn In. R*y'a chief law. v.r. Melvtn IWUI. h*da»ather altercation with jotge Frana Wlleun. PREEPORT - The Countil Is conslderlcg * change In, the fire sons restrictions that would allow the use of more wood materials In commercial buildings. A discussion began Monday between the Council and officiate of the State Lumbermen's Assn., and will be continued later at a special Council meeting. The Council's decision on lowering restrictions will be based on Its findings as to the effect on safety and the cost of insurance. In the fire sons. Acting City Manager Bill Pennlngton pointed out Monday that the steel beams now required In fire sons roof construction are costly, and few have the equipment to Install them. He cald; that where the restrictive provisions In the fire ions did not result In a lower key flro Insurance rate, the elty would consider changes that would allow lower-cost construction. Joel Butter, representing the Lumbermen's Assn., said that most building codes permitted greater use of wood In fire MBM-PartletUarly wood treated to increase Its fire resistance - than Freeport 's code. Bflstrop owiors setk U letter LAKE JACKSON-The City Council ha* •treed to write a tetter stating that plans for the Glenwood Bayou Subdivision did not come before any elty body for approval. The tetter Is being written upon request of a member of the Bsstrop Bayou Association, a group which is seeking to delay a permit for sewage treatment plant effiveot to be dumped into Bastrcp Bayjni. TIM letter; win also state, however, that the Otenwood Bayou development is now within Lake Jaeluon jturtsdic- ttttul bowHartas and therefore; It was apt legally qeeos- sary that local approval be sought, f-ioufjh gMia t n Hew newspaper reports. Oalwa-Fsr ttlrd sirtHht day. anU- ' at if*sffi showers or thuadershowers tonight sad WedaMday, cooler Wednesday m» numerate to trae*Mwthariy*i*ds shifting to wrttwrty. , hlghWedMsdaylO. H* did oot'feel, however, that the Southern Building Code now under consideration by Freeport would allow wood beams for use as 'basic structural members In-fire cone buildings. Texas hopes for delayed reshuffling AUSTIN, Tex. (AP) - Top Texas utfleliite haw optimistically accepted the U.S. Supreme Court's order to reap- portlon congressional districts, predicting that the painful reshuffle will be postponed until after the t«4 elections. The Supreme Court agreed Monday with a Houston federal court that Texas congressional district* are improperly balanced and should give more voice to the big elty voter*. It favored^ request by th* utate'a Democratic adralni- •tration that redlstrlctinit be delayed uMll next year. The Houston court nowmustsetaa effective date onltsorder.and the state has until April ! to ask for a delay. Th* flve Republicans who brought the suit, however, said they will urge th* court to order Texas' 83 congressmen to rim at targe this year un- te*s districts are redrawn before the elections. Gov, joint couoatly,wbonaa insisted that such a feoray problem a* redlatrtetlng «an- aot bo handled m » 3M*jr special session of th* togiaU- ture, Mid "i am sure tat district court wip give cartful eonsWeraUoa to th* eir- way la reaching an eqaltebte decision," Texas Atty. ceo. Wi Carr called Me ruUag»af*o4 decision for Texas, If th* lower court problem." Twelve trlct* hav* sine* •hill to cttMfthu create* th* ,.^ ; , H nuke nmeadattons totliiCoe«- cll for approval. ' Sewn wted toajioptthts . prOfteduj'e, and rscaitrvl the Optimist request to the Parks Committee. TMbondMtewiutteopro.' vtde fund* for a community recreation bunding and for •Wrer Improvement*. ' LAKE JACKSON;- An•*.Denature of $380 has been ap- proyed by the city Cornea Jo provide water serviokto* triangular park area which la lob* beautified. i Manager A. A. McLean [he felt workcouldbedot* this amount. A Un* will » to fouoderapavedstrewt the park whtelt la by Highway m MM) illoo Drive. . • Labs Jackson Gasjfm and th* Men's OlONlen of Greater BrantfMt, cooperating In ptalitto to Clite fire CLUTE - The Clute Fire Department **s called to n .fire at a Main Street apartment noose about MS P.m. Monday, with damage reported to be minor. Fire Marshal Vernon Reed said thai a mattress was on flre In one of the Shank! Apartment units, nod was dragged outside. He said the •fartment was vacant and was looked when the fir* occurred. A hole was also burned In the floor with damage estimated at about S29, Reed said. Cause of the fir* Iv being determined. Rogers died Monday al a local hospital after being ad- milled Sunday. However, he had been hospitalised several times during a lengthy Illneaa. He had lived In Freeport for SI years except for eight years In tlouraa. La. He was a welder with the Fneport sulphur Co. before rellrnment and was a member otth* torn- pany'a Twenty-Year dun, He was a member of the church where services am scheduled and was a deacon of that church when the build. Ing was constructed In IM4. Rogers wan born In Big Hill, Tex., on March to. It**. Survivors Include his "He. -•»(»* WM* 'Ho** r» at FM*3* poll! two Mas. Billy Ray Rogers of Flweport and Joe a Raters of Galena Park; a daughter, Mrs. Charles Krueger of Freeport! four broth. ers. Tommy and Claude Ho*. era of Houston. John Roger*** Waco and AJvle Rogers off* Louis, MO.: and three slstrta, Mrs. Gertrude Gr*gory4*f LorgvtoW. Mrs. Louelte M«lard of Houston, sad M*h Maureen Wariwrton of Denver, Colo. LAK* JACKSON - u. i, (Buddy) Baker Jr. hi. riled for re-election to the city Council. Baker Is serving out the real of an uiwxpired term whfch he won U a speeUI election ta the tan. He had served a MU two-year term oa the couMli prevloui in that. Twu MUM fitt LAKE tURBARA -Mayor ft. M. Wlteonandcouncllma* Horia* vuaent hav* filed for r* *tentl(*jL with Councilman 0. D, cuyae* fflhng for re- •tecttoo «a»lter. The offtee* of mayor aad tig Councilman positions are« n» lilted to the Aprtnetecttof, wltt oajy the Incumbent* af ««|U4**ji so far. March f is the deadlln* far tlitag,S*e» mary D. L. Kt ANOLCTON - Two more oandidates have vatered the race for three positions ops* this year on the school board. Latest to file are Willie Day, an lnntriaoeman,aadtlobMc> Daniel, a Dow employee. Hut b trM Ml LAKE. MCK9QM-A* em.- pfayee of a tree eoaservalion oompasjf was Injured whan he fell from a tree white workukj lit tea* Jatkeon Unaday. The Lake Jtckaon Bmer- gency CarwascatledtoOystir Creek Court at 2i« p.m. k> take BraeMCobb,20,ofHotw- ton to Community Hospital after the fall. Hospital authorities said Cobb was In satisfactory condition Tuesday and was ad* milted for observation with Injuries to his left arm and basil. X-rays were being made to determine if he had any broken bones. Cobb Is an employee of Trees, toe. of Houston. Music The Braaosport Music Teachera' Aseaelnllon will meet at the home uf Mrs. Juae Sparry, 129 Blossom, Lake Jackson, »t 10a.m. Wed- Wilson too* over trial tc4ey when Jvdge Joe nrvwn, wim had preaMed from the begtanlMt Feb.«aMe III with a raid. Belli. otwkNMly opposed to accepting Mrs. SMeMa as a Juror, asked If Wilson would grant u» oeteajee etlll peremptory cheltengei. Wilson refMed. Belli then challeated Mrs. SMelda "tor «e»»" and wtl- son orerraled him. The state hadseeeptedMrs* Shletda and the defense was unabl* to prevent her hettf placed OR the panel. Ruby Is o» trial for the ma*» der of tee Harvey (MwaM, accused assassin uf President Kennedy. Belli protested on several technical grounds against Wll•on'« tlltliti OB the btnch for .Mte JW^MM, «tw> u U» ,«*1tharold. That he has a contbwlng motion to iraMsfer the I rial away from Dallu. He aald thla la "ewnelallve wtlb each Juror," and thai Judge witoen could not possibly have knosi. ledge of all that has gone Mb the record In the trial whiff Is now in the third week. Defttt spoke of the e»m«la«lve ONI* lerlal pUlag up as the "RaH straw that will break the camel's back." in the United atftte*. Tliey PENSIVE latter te rf«M th* irouhte M Weli of mp. Ray »fr- Mrs. Kathleen Sechreet la *if Ihtrge of the program on "The Teaching of Pluto Teeh- aiqus." Iff SUMS ANGLKTON-A fourth ea»- dldate hu Med for one of three posts open on the city cotawll. He Is Ross Ivy, who was atoo a eindM»l» for office la a past etevltaa. Al the SSHM lime, Belli argued, white Judge Brown Is abeeM "he cannot act on mat* Hal pressated In hla absence. •• atveral llmos, Judge WUeoB. a tall, Mg-bodled Tea. an, broke Men belli. judge witeen «ul Belli abort with a curt: "Tnal's enough. Take your seat." "Could I ask. . ." Belli began. "Take >uur aa*!."th* aidge repeated. "When the court aaya to lahn t* your seal It means lake your eeal." Belli aal down. At another point WIUonloM BeUI, "There'a no UM l»laboring the tsau*." When Belli raised the question of additional peremptory challenges, hy whlrh lawyers can discharge prospedlw }u- rors wtlhosi alelMg a reason, Wilson saU ha would eoneMer that oueatlon wh*» U artaee. AT LAKE JACKSON Vote still split on charter item LAKE JACKSON - The Couasll wn* still nHtMnaday awt la anprovlag th* isinad r**d- But lag of an nrdlsaa** ptesla] tkat Ih* Ceeoll *hMU Mart* amieriranrts tetheeay ftaal a»*r«val M la* hlruu) at charter oa th* A*rU*lM*Ma n»»»hUf. Ota»rCoaa*»l *»••*- baOot, har* haw nuininil I The vote en* aamla 4-i, tt*C««M4lhir**l»*«*M| wtta hath BMUy Baher aaj ha mwH not h**f * eatel i e^fr Hackaty sayiaf thsy faM VM en*Mtl*>****ry to chief of soltet 4M M* fjtwNM voters a real < fat* B*>*f aadtectenyiahtthiy Ml Ite ijMMripMM '^iMMMrtaf orthJd." TtU**ltoct***twoa*** asv ssjl av hy wAgtaaats; la htrlag s •atot «t poltse. H •M .nanTMei l*W.B**nfl > MntnV w^ ^^H^nf t^»"*^W *W*J»i all Behsf »jg •' ~ ~ ttnf JMnl MM •ii»»aliaiM M**, la Ha* waj. «.» sM* 4,

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