The Baytown Sun from Baytown, Texas on August 30, 1987 · Page 1
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The Baytown Sun from Baytown, Texas · Page 1

Baytown, Texas
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Sunday, August 30, 1987
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RLL giaduate and UI football walk-on hed Bednarski progressing steadily Jin Kyle turns friehtwing experience into twice the laughs PifMI Twe Liberty teachers hive a lot in CMMNM Pjfl 10-* WEATHER MOSTLY CLOUDY skies with a 40percent chance of rain and a low temperature in the low 70s are forecast for Saturday night. Mostly cloudy skies with a 60 percent chance of thunderstorms and a high temperature near 90 are expected Sunday. Paptoton MORE THAN 70,000 READERS EVERY T» Volume 65. No. 258 Telephone Number: 422-9302 Sunday. August 30. 1987 Clean City *• group honors improvements Baytown Clean City Commission has announced winners of its 1987 Environmental Improvement Awards. Lee College. Goose Creek Country Club and Raintree Apartments will receive awards of merit, and San Jacinto Methodist Hospital will receive an award of commendation. The awards recognize institutions, businesses or individuals who have made a positive contribution to the beauty of the city, according to Larry Haynes. chairman of the commission. "We hope spotlighting these excellent examples will inspire others to participate in improving the appearance of our city," Haynes said Nominations submitted by organizations, clubs, companies and individuals were judged by a panel of civic leaders. "Lee College was recognized for the continuous upgrading of its landscaping and the cleanliness of its litter-free campus." said Jo Koosa. Clean City coordinator. "Goose Creek Country Club completed a renovation which brought an outstanding new look to its facilities "Raintree Apartments brightens the Rollingbrook Drive area with extensive landscaping including colorful flower b e d s b o r d e r 1 n g t h t- thoroughfare," San Jacinto Methodist Hospital, while anticipating its new building at Garth and Baker, embellished the present location with additional landscaping and amenities. Mrs Roosa said The Clean City Commission recognises these achievements with plaques Baytown Clean City Commission, a certified affiliate of the Keep A in e r i c a Beautiful System, implements an action program to reduce litter by improving the public's attitudes and awareness and supporting and encouraging proper waste handling It also supports and encourages beautification and community improvement efforts and is affiliated with Keep Texas Beautiful Inc. Pearce Street Journal - Chock in the mail The most unlucky man in the world is the guy whose Social Security and Zip Code numbers got mixed up. Now he's been told by one of Uncle Sam's boys he won't get any mail until he's 65. -FH Around Town KEITH BREWER returns home to Arkansas after a five-day visit with grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. A.J. Smith of Baytown. Pat Koepke keeps firemen fat with some delicious desserts . . . Pauline Henderson enjoys cards and flowers sent to her by friends and relatives. Bob and Kathy Law return home to Baytown after visiting with David and Linda Bell, former Baytonians now living in (irand Haven, Mich. OIL SPILL YOUNGSTERS IN the West Baytown neighborhood near Black Duck Bay point out a small oil spill around a drainage pipe in the bay. Norman Dykes, bead of the city's public works department, took a look at the spill Friday and said it appears someone might have poured used motor oil down a storm sewer and that the oil floated out into the bay. From left are Francisco Rangel, Daniel Navarro, ' Roel Rlvas, Juan Navarro and Miguel Range!. (Sun staff photo by Angie Bracey) SARA workshop slated Sept. 3 M 0 N T B E L V 1 E U Workshop sessions on Title 111 of the Superfund Reauthomatton Act of 1986 (SARAi are set for 2 p m, and 7 p.m. Sept 3 at Chambers County's Cedar Bayou Community Building. 7711 State Highway "l4G SARA is a comprehensive federal act requiring actions at specific times by state and local organizations, as well as industry Title II! of SARA, called the Emergency Planning and Com- munity Right-to-Know Act. forges a relationship between states, communities and industries regarding emergency planning, emergency notification, community right-to-know reporting and toxic chemical release reporting. The workshop is open to public officials, industry representatives, firefighters, police, emergency management personnel, news media and the public. The Mont Belvieu Community Awareness and Emergency Response <CAER» committee. Mutual Aid of Mont Belvieu (MAMB) and West Chambers County Chamber of Commerce are co-sponsoring the workshop. For more information on the workshop or activities of the sponsor groups, call Jan Adelman. 428-9421; A1 Rakestraw. 383-2411; Buddy Shipp, 576-6566: or Reese Tillery, 421-6166. Apartment repair proposed Housing Authority seeks HUD grant By AMY KEMS Baytown Housing Authority has made final application to the Department of Housing and Urban Development for a $487,000 Comprehensive Improvement Assistance Program <CIAP> grant, According to Housing Authority executive director Leo Moon, the grant would be used to re- roof 20 apartment dwellings in the city's various housing projects and to replace apartment appliances over a two-year period. Board members Thursday also approved the writing of specifications and the letting of bids for computer equipment, estimated to cost within S20.000. Advertising for bids for a new roof for the Housing Authority office, expected to cost $10,000. was also approved. Board members also authorized a $5.000 internal remodeling job at the office, to ac- commodate the new computer system. Officers re-elected for the upcoming year are Pete Alfaro. chairman: John Lefeber, vice chairman; and Moon, secretary. In other business, the board: -r Approved the addition of dental care to employees' group insurance coverage. -f Scheduled a workshop for Oct. 3 to review plans for the CIAP modernization program and review the Housing Authority's overall financial operations. Exxon Annuitants helping to catalog'The Humble Bee' Pife7-B \ Classified 8-12-B Comics/Crossword 6-A Dimension 1-11-A Editorial 4-A History Highlights 7-B Movie Theaters 14-B Obituaries 5-A People 5-B Police Beat 2-A Religion... ...1-4-C Sports 1-4-B -exas 77520 50 Cents Per Copy Philippine government crushes coup MANILA. Philippines (AP> — The government Saturday captured the last mutinous troops at military headquarters after crushing a coup attempt against President Corazon Aquino. But the coup leader and hundreds of rebels remained at large. Gen. Fidel Ramos, the military" chief of staff, said the situation in the Manila area %vas nearly under control 32 hours after about 800 rebels attacked the presidential compound, key military bases and the state broadcast center. Led by youthful midlevel officers, the coup attempt was the strongest and bloodiest challenge to Mrs. Aquino's 18- month-old government. At least 25 people were kilted and 275 wounded, including Mrs. Aquino's only son, 27-year-old Benigno III. military and hospital sources said. By this morning, loyal troops had retaken all of Camp Aguinaldo. the national military headquarters in suburban Quezon City where the fiercest fighting occurred in a 2'-_>-hour battle Friday evening. Loyal troops also were in control of the nearby government broadcast center, which was retaken Friday afternoon in a half-hour firefight. Pro-Aquino troops repulsed rebel attacks on the Malacanang presidential palace compound when the coup attempt began about 1:30 a.m. Friday. Military officials said 43 mutineers surrendered at Camp Aguinaldo early Saturday and 51 more, including soldiers and civilian sympathizers, were captured there during mop-up operations. Officials said" 462 rebels had been captured by Friday night, bringing to 556 the number of mutinous troops in custody. But the rebel's leader. Col. Gregorio Honasan, remained at large as did an unknown number of rebels. The situation also remained unclear at Villamor Air Base, the air force headquarters rebels had partially taken Friday. This morning, marines sealed off the base near Manila'' International Airport. In Cebu City, 350 miles southeast of Manila, the commander of paramilitary national police, who had supported the coup attempt, stepped down Saturday under orders from Ramos and released civilian authorities he had placed under house arrest. The freed provincial governor and city mayor then led a pro-government demonstration in the metropolis, the nation's second-largest. Separate REL phone numbers announced Although Robert E. Lee High School classes will begin Tuesday at the Ross S. Sterling High School campus, separate telephone communications have been established for each school. When Lee and Sterling shared the RSS campus last spring. callers dialed the RSS telephone number for both Lee and Sterling. However, school officials now have established a separate REL office at the RSS cafeteria. The telephone number for Lee High School is 427-6581 —. the same number the school had before the main building fire. Also, a number of two-period classes will be held at the REL campus beginning Sept. l. These include auto mechanics. cosmetology, office services, metal trades, construction trades and one agriculture class. Telephone numbers currently in service at the REL campus are as follows: Agriculture building — 4278475. Auto mechanics — 422-0087. Band Hall — 422-0048. Brig Hall - 422-2399. Boys' gym — 422-5512. Cosmetology — 422-0829. Girls'gym —420-2194. Track field house — 422-4263. ROTC building — 420-3407. Although classes won't be held in all the above buildings, each building will be in use at various times during the day for either classes or extracurricular activities. Services scheduled Monday for civic leader J.D. Walker Services for Jefferson D. Walker, well-known McNair civic leader and retired teacher, will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Thompson Chapel Christian Episcopal Church. A wake will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday at Johnson and Frazier Funeral Home, 7623 Harrison. McN'air. Walker died Thursday at his home in McNair. The J.D. Walker Community Center, 7200 Wade Road, was built in 1977 and was given his name in honor of his service and contributions to the community of McNair. Walker was the election judge of Precinct 250 in McNair since the beginning of the precinct more than 35 years ago. He was a member of the McNair Civic League and on the board of directors of the Harris County Housing Finance Corp. and the Harris County Housing Authority and Community Development. He was instrumental in developing the McNair Volunteer Fire Department and served as its treasurer. He also provided the first scouthouse on his own property for the community boy scouts and girl scouts. As a member of Thompson Chapel Christian Episcopal Church in McNair, he was steward, class leader and chairman of the trustee and finance boards. Born in Brenham in 1906, Walker graduated from Central High School in Galveston. He received his bachelor's degree in technical arts from Tuskegee Institute in Tuskegee, Ala., and his master's degree in administration from Prairie View A&M University. Before moving to Baytown, he taught 12 years at Navosota Public School in Navosota. Walker moved to Baytown in 1943 and was employed as a teacher in the school system here. His first teaching assignment was head teacher at Harlem Elementary School. Later, he taught industrial education at Carver senior and junior high schools 21 years. Before his retirement in 1971, he taught three years at Cedar Bayou Junior High School. He was preceded in death by his first wife. Johnnie Mae Johnson Walker. On June 17, 1979, he married Elma Phillips Walker of McNair. He is survived by his wife, two stepsons, James and Tyrone McElroy, both of Houston; one stepdaughter, Jan Goodie of McNair; one brother, Johnny B. Scales of Houston; 12 grandchildren; three nephews and nine nieces. Burial will be at Paradise North in Houston. 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