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Baytown Sun Newspaper Archive: April 9, 1987 - Page 1

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   Baytown Sun, The (Newspaper) - April 9, 1987, Baytown, Texas                                Tunnel closing The Wushburn Tunnel will shut down for repairs on Mon day and is expected to remain closed until the early Alternative routes include the Loop 610 Bridge and the Jesse Jones Toll The Lyn Ferry is also closed for repairs until May aptoton YOUR HOMETOWN NEWSPAPER MORE THAN READERS EVERY DAY Volume 136 Telephone Number 4228302 April 1987 Texas 77520 25 Cents Per Copy Two die in house fire BAYTOWN FIREFIGHTERS wresUe with some burglar bars while fighting a blaze at 705 Idlewood in the Graywood subdivision Thurs day Although emergency crews worked feverishly to reach a woman and her son trapped inside a bedroom on the north side of the their efforts came too Angie Canales and her three Baytown gets HUD grant The Baytown Housing Authori ty has received a grant from the federal department of Housing and Urban Develop a spokesman for Jack Fields announced Wednes HUD appropriates money to the housing authority each year to offset the cost of maintenance and repair at four lowrent housing projects in These four projects are Ar De Olive and Edison The grant is for the period from July through June 30 this For the two previous fiscal the housing authority received HUD grants of and Pearce Street Journal Expired warranty The gossipers in Detroit say Peggy lacocca was upset by her She thought the mar riage was guaranteed for seven years or FH AROUND TOWN LEO CIRUTI is home from the hospital after 22 Patricia Meiss plans a birth day party for her April Amy McRee looks for ward to her trip to Fran Flarity talks diets Steve Michalak knows about flattery Jan Sherman Dena Sellen rides her purple and pink bike Kenyata Sullivan makes a trophy run Don Burns makes a call to The Mary Lee Floyd gathers up photos Suzanne Hemphill always smiling Jim Reeves gets a Thomas receives a good report Karen McLean gives some Kim Bass has problems with her furniture falling apart Marcia Murray wants to be a fly on the wall Former Bayto nian Jim Malloy finishes the 26 mile Cow Town Marathon in Fort He ran in honor of the late Jack yearold Vincent Edward died Thursday Canales1 Vincent and her two older children were not home at the time of the Firefighters from Station 6 respond ed to the Stations 2 and 3 later Sun staff photo by Angie Bracey By LOUISE SHAW A fire which gutted a home in the Graywood subdivision early Thursday morning took the life of a Baytown mother and her 3 yearold Angie Canales and her Vincent were found dead in the smoldering remains of the front bedroom of the home at 705 Idlewood after firefighters from Stations 2 and 3 worked swiftly to extinguish the Fire officials were alerted at approximately 8 by Canales nextdoor after he heard the sound of glass breaking and went outside to find the bedroom engulfed in After arriving at the firefighters succeeded in ex tinguishing the fire within about three Although rescue workers desperately tried to reach the pair trapped inside the it was too One firefighter said that due to the extent of the Canales and her son were pro bably dead before the neighbor Business Expo planned Friday 46 exhibitors to share information on services Some 46 exhibitors representing numerous Baytown businesses and other interests are expected to share informa tion on their goods and services at Baytowns Business Expo The Expo is set for 10 Friday at the Baytown located about a mile north of Interstate 10 on North Baylown Chamber of Commerce sponsors the Expo annually for residents and the business In addition to the regular chamber membership which will be held at the fairgrounds other food and drinks will be Chamber spokeswoman Jackie Slaughter said exhibitors will represent financial hospitals and related in commercial and industrial air car and recreational vehicle Houston Lighting Power TCI Cablevision formerly Group W Lee several nonprofit organizations and other The Chamber offers the Expo to help small business who often have limited funds for advertising and outside sales to make more business Eight jurors set The firefighter said he took a hose through the back of the house and down the hall to the front It was there that he found the bodies of the woman and her son near the Beatrice Ponder broke into tears as she spoke of her rela tionship with Canales and her She said that several years when her husband was Canales would come over to her house several times a day to check on Ponders daughter also recalled how her neighbor brought ice to the family follow ing Hurricane Alicia in We drank that cooling ice water and then Mary Louise Ponder an employee of Becktell of was not at home at the time of the The couples other two and were at Joseph School when the fire The cause of the fire is under Napier jury being chosen KELLY and Mayor Pro Tern Fred Philips display Mayor Emmett Huttos proclamation of April 10 as Baytown Business Expo Corbell is Baytown Chamber of Commerce chairman for Baytown Business Expo set for 10 Friday at the Baytown about a mile north of Interstate 10 on North Sun staff photo by Carrie Pryor More than half of the jurors have been selected for the trial of a 41yearold Channel view area charged with capital murder in the 1986 slayings of a his wife and their son on a houseboat near Prosecutors said eight jurors have been picked for the trial of Carl Edward Napier since the selection process began March Twelve jurors and two alter nates will be chosen for the trial in Judge Woody Densens 248th District Court in Prosecutors declined to speculate how much longer it will take to pick the rest of the Napier is charged with capital murder in the shooting deaths of Jack Joseph 63 his Martha Katherine Kitty 63 and their 31yearold Andrew Bernard The victims were found dead on their converted tugboat near the Interstate 10 San Jacinto River Bridge on 20 of last Robbery is believed to have been the motive in the slay Napier was arrested shortly after the murders when he was stopped on a possible traffic violation in Harris County sheriffs deputies Severa items believed to have been stolen from the houseboat were found in the defendants investigators City records show less rainfall than normal Last the city of Baytown received less than half the rain it normally gets during according to figures pro vided by Baytown Emergency For March the citys rainfall average was inches of That average is calculated using rainfall totals from 10 measuring locations throughout the During a typical Baytown averages inches of rain during Of the 10 recording the most rain inches fell at the West District sewage treatment located along Interstate just east of the Spur 330 Decker Drive The East District sewage treatment located along Cedar Bayou near Cedar Bayou measured inches of Texas Eastern Transmissions 4227 Decker Drive and City Hall received the least rain dur ing the Texas Eastern measured of an inch of rain and City of an From January through March of Baytown has averaged inches of the city averages inches of rain during the first three months of the Among the measuring loca Exxons Baytown Refinery has recorded the most rain inches so far this the East District sewage treatment plant has gotten inches of rain for the The least rain for the year has been measured at Texas Eastern and at Chevrons Cedar Bayou where and inches of rain have Crossword Fire Movie Police School Television WEATHER FAIR with a low temperature in the low are predicted for Thursday Partly cloudy with a high temperature in the mid are expected From 8 Wednesday to 8 a low of 47 degrees and a high of 73 degrees were Soviets claim bugging missions MOSCOW AP Foreign Ministry officials charged Thursday that agents bugg ed Soviet diplomatic missions and housing in the United creating intolerable condi tions for The officials displayed items that looked like pencils and hair brushes and said they were listening devices planted on Soviet property in the United They said the devices were found recently but did not say The Soviets called a news con ference in response to allegations that Soviet agents penetrated the Embassy in Moscow and compromised security The Soviet Union has denied the maintaining the United States is trying to poison the atmosphere for next weeks visit of Secretary of State George The campaign plays into the hands of the extreme right which is opposed to normal rela tions with the Soviet Foreign Ministry spokesman Boris Pyadyshev told the news Pyadyshev said the bugs planted by American agents created intolerable conditions for work and life of Soviets in the United a represen tative of the Foreign Ministrys security said bugs had been found in the Soviet Em bassy in the adjoin ing residential the Soviet mission to the United Na tions in New and the con sulate in San Miroshik said some listening devices were found in rooftop beams and cables that were part of surveillance equipment were found concealed near ASK AIOUT OUR 1916 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