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Del Rio News-Herald (Newspaper) - July 8, 1976, Del Rio, Texas Crisis Center 7750571 49th YEAR NUMBER 93 DEL Rio NEWSHERA Phone 7751551 DEL RIO TEXAS 78840 THURSDAY AFTERNOON JULY 15c Stop 5111 DAY Todays Rain Fails to Slow BoysClub Day Reports from three different restaurants in town just prior to noon today indicated fund raising operations are going smoothly in observance of Boys Club Day in Del Rio Assistant City Manager Richard Castro said directors and officers of the Del Rio Boys Club reported for duty at 11 at Pizza Huts No 1 and No 2 and at Taco USA to take or ders for food and pledges by phone The three eating esdablish ments all part of Pizza Management are donating their proceeds for the entire day to the Boys Club Parties involved hope to raise approximately to buy new sports equipment and other items for the organizations recently com pleted building on De La Rosa Street adjacent to San Felpe Creek Castro indicated directors and officers will work in shifts to insure the telephones are manned during the day with several other civic groups to handle the phone calls this evening He explained the city has been divided into four sections and as orders or pledges ac cumulate from a given sector deliveries and pickups will be made Callers are asked to be patient while awaiting a knock at the door The Kiwanis Club several bowling leagues from Laughlin Air Force Base and the San Feline Lions Club are among numerous civic organizations scheduled to hold their luncheon meetings at the Pizza Huts today George Gervin star player for the San Antonio Spurs basketball team arrived at Del Rio International Airport this morning and was scheduled to make several appearances at the three different restaurants during the day Three official ABA basket balls were to be autographed by Gervin and awarded to deser ving youngsters with 180 miniature sourvenir basket balls also to be given away Finally Del Rios newest magician Sheldon Parks will appear at Taco USA this evening all dressed up as a clown The Del Rio Boys Club program is said to serve about 900 boys and girls in this area Around Town By IMA JO FLEETWOOD A TRIANGULAR FLAG of hot pink with white dots and the letters may be observed from the starboard shroud of the sailing boat of Hamilton and Rosamond White It is hoisted when the Whites are sailing just for fun and serves to notify others on the lake of what were Rosamond explained She made the flag the letters stand for Mother on and that way Hamilton is not blamed for the way we The idea originated in Australia and Down Under the women are considering having a regatta of their own SAN FELIPE LIONS will make an exception in their meeting time this week They will meet tonight at 7 oclock in Pizza Hut No 2 on East Gibbs Street since pizza sales will help the Boys Club today and tonight Next week the SF Lions will return to their usual schedule and meet Wednesday night in the Hut MR AND MRS JACK BENSON of Westlake Village and their son Greg are visiting in Del Rio as guests of his parents Mr and Mrs Benson They will leave Sunday returning home by way of the Grand Canyon and Los Angeles They visited in Mexico during their vacation here MRS DORA H SIEMS daughter of Mr and Mrs Jesus Cirilo Jr of Del Rio underwent a major operation June 17 at Bent water Air Force Base England where her husband T Sgt Russell D Siems is stationed They have Uvo sons Russell Jr and Steven Siems Mrs Siems is the granddaughter of Mrs Enedina Q Cirilo of Del Rio They have been stationed in England for three years and sent regards to local friends and expressed appreciation for prayers and well wishes from this city MRS PAUL TWYMAN was scheduled to take her last medical treatment of a series at Metropolitan Hospital in San Antonio today She is in Room 428 of that hospital but hopes to return to Del JRio this weekend A GRAY AND WHITE kitten about two and a half months old will be given away to anyone willing to provide a good home for it Additional information is available by calling 7758643 CLASSES at Buena Vista swimming pool under the direction of Terry Miller from 9 to 12 oclock noon are coming to a close Instruction was interrupted by the rainy days that have occurred in July The swimming classes are not free the fee is for the instructions THE BICENTENNIAL theme of red white and blue prevailed in the decorations at oare inn that were put up by several members of the Senior High School Methodist Youth Fellowship Participating were Cathy Croom Carolyn Croom Jeanette De Volin Garrie Agard Melissa Bohks Greg Bell and Bobby Croom MRS LUPE H VAZQUEZ and her sister Mrs Felicitas H Cartillo of San Antonio left this morning for El Paso to be with their father Felix Herrera who is to undergo a serious operation in San Towers Hospital there They plan to return Sunday or Monday Mrs Carrillo arrived in Del Rio from San Antonio Wednesday and departed with Mrs Vazquez this morning THE NORTH AMERICAN Benefit Association will meet July 12 in the home of the president Mrs Cunningham 915 Ave B Members will continue making stuffed toys for Val Verde Memorial Hospital OFFICERS of the High School Queen City Belles remind members the same schedule will be followed at the concession booth Sunday as that worked out for July 4 and cancelled by rain The girls are to report at the times assigned and in the same locations They will offer homemade cookies for sale to raise money for the Belles Carrizo Bank Closure Upheld By Judge Kazen School Trustees To A word Prefects Members of the school board will meet Friday at I in Supt Pooles office to award bids on the con struction of worth of projects during the summer months Poole reported a quorum of board members opened bids Wednesday afternoon but will decide on the best one at Fridays meeting The two projects previously approved by the board in midMay call for the construction of boys and girls bathrooms at Travis and Lamar Elementaries for about and the building of a bus repair shop and parking lot in the vicinity of Wildcat Drive and Fifteenth Street for Selection of a contract for each project will conclude the planning phase of this summers construction program which began in early April Vandals Slash Convertible Top SPURS AMBASSADORS Shown arriving at the Del Rio International Airport this morning are San Antonio Spurs 1974 75 head coach Bob Bass and his 6 7 star George Gervin The two representatives of the NBA Spurs are here to participate in the Del Rio Boys Club of America benefit project in collaboration with the Pizza Huts and Taco USA today and tonight NewsHerald Photo Vandals caused approximately in damages to an automobile and burglars made off with loot valued in excess of in two separte incidents according to reports filed this morning at the Del Rio Police Department The vandalism was reported by Mrs Montey Kirk 119 Palo AltoJ and reportly occurred prior to this past Monday Mrs Kirk reported vandals slashed the convertible top and seats on her automobile while it was parked in front of her home She estimated damages at NBA ENTRY BIG BOOST Gervin and Bass See Bright Spurs Future about according to investigating officer Reggie McCall The largest of the two burglaries was reported at Casas Del Rio Housing Project Maintenance supervisor Alfonso Soto 404 W Bean told Partolman Raul Castorena burglars broke into an unoccupied apartment at the project taking an assortment of light bulbs and light fixtures and several towel racks Including damage to a window broken to gain entry the loss was estimated at according to the report Linda Escamilla 405 Gillis late Wednesday morning reported the loss of a stereo tape player from her pickup truck She estimated the loss at The woman told Patrolman Fred Ramirez the burglary occured about Tuesday while the vehicle was parked behind a business in the 800 block of South Main Street Partolman Ramirez report did not indicate forced entry into the vehicle ByCARLGUYS NewsHerald Staff George Gervin the 6 7 star of the San Antonio Spurs called the Iceman for his cool in dividuality on and off the basketball court melted com pletely in an interview with the NewsHerald this morning The tall and talented Detroit native revealed that he has left the ranks of the Cool Cats as far as going along with a solo act He stated that he got married Wednesday and already is established in San Antonio as a resident Gervin confided that his wife the former Joyce King of Detroit and he adopted the Alamo City as their new home Both Gervin and his new wife were college and high school sweethearts although he played for Eastern High and she at tended Kary High in the Motor City Todays trip as the Spurs cage ambassador to the Queen City showed the kingsized Iceman still as Mr Kool as far as his interview was concerned Gervin pointed out that there was a great big difference in playing for the Spurs than there was while he was starring for the Virginia Squires San Antonio has a solid franchise and we have a fine group of fans plus a good squad We are all in this together and Im sure well make our presen ce felt in the new NBA align the 24yearold cage ace commented at the airport He also said that the Spurs could really develop into an organization that would attract the fandom of Southwest West and South Texas and surely would be a highly competitive team especially with the Houston i Rofckets and New Orleans now being mentioned along with the Spurs for the Central Division family of the NBA Here with Spurs head coach Bob Bass to participate in the Del Rio Boys Club benefit project in collaboration with the Pizza Huts and Taco USA Ger vin also expressed interest in the basketball status of the Del Roiarea Tell the players here in high school that now is the time for all of them to start setting up personal goals They need to evaluate what their coaches tell them and then determine how much and how hard they need to work on the offseason program on their own Basketball players are not born They are developed and many youngsters a lot less tall than I am are great com petitors in college and in the professional ranks Dedication and hard work made them and the players here need to follow those the Iceman com mented today Coach Bass a modish man with a Pete RoseMickey Man tle cross said that the Spurs will get after the program and he like his ace scorer rebounder indicated that the NBA affiliation would be a big boost Well have a natural rivalry with the Rockets Houston and Im sure well be able to win a place in the cage fans hearts in San Antonio and all the surrounding areas Bass a competitor from way back directs an extremely fast brand of basketball that he per sonally tabs as early The 46yearold head coach has spent 24 of those years in the coaching ranks and played the game as an Oklahoma schoolboy and then as a collegian at Oklahoma Baptist University Among his many successful cage achievements is the fact that the Spurs won 51 games against 33 setbacks the best in the clubs franchise history this past season He Grevin were glad to be part of the Boys Club project and said theyd appear at all three of the food establishments through the afternoon and tonight Weather Way Clear For FDIC Pay Off s CARHIZO SPRINGS Tex APIState Dist Court Judge E James Kazen cleared the Way Wednesday for the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp to gin paying depositors In the Citizens State Bank of Carrizo Springs Kazen allowed the closure of the bank and dissolved re straints on the state banking commissioner to allow bank as sets to be liquidated That ac tion allows FDIC to begin pay ing depositors possibly as soon as Friday morning Wednesdays decision follow ed a hearing in which attorneys for bank owner En rique Salinas of Eagle Pass tried to work out a plan to keep the bank operating Citizens State was shut down by State Banking Commissioner Robert Stewart June 28 Mit chell of Austin notified the court Wednesday night he will appeal the action to the 4th Court ofClvil Appeals in San Antonio FDIC regional counsel Charles Pickett said he did not think the appeal would delay his agencys payments to ciepos itors due payments up to the celling Pickett said Depositors with more money mustwalt until assets are liqui dated and surpluses distributed The bank closing followed a examination by state and federal examiners who re ported finding as much as million in uncollectable loans Examiners also reported find ing books out of balance by as much as Those and other dis crepancies sparked Investiga tions by the FBI Texas attor ney generals office and other law enforcement officials After the June 28 closing Sa Unas Won a shortlived tempora ry restraining order from Judge Kazen briefly reopening the bank A squad of assistant attor neys general rushed to Laredo and convinced the judge to nullify his order DEL RIO AND VICINITY Mostly cloudy with a chance for showers or thundershowers this afternoon decreasing tonight partly cloudy and chance for showers and t h u n dersho wers Friday Winds from the southeast at 5 to 12 miles per hour increasing Friday and gusty in and near the thundershowers Minimum temperature tonight in the upper 60s maximum temperature Friday in the upper 80s Probability of rain 30 per cent this afternoon 20 per cent tonight and 30 per cent Friday Maximum temperature Wednesday 87 minimum 67 Minimum temperature this morning 70 degrees Trace of rain Time of sunset Time of sunrise Amistod Report Amistad elevation this morning was an increase of 02 over Wednesday Depth of the water at Amistad Dam was feet up 02 Water storage this morning amounted to acre feet an increase of acre feet Water surface measured acres up 17 acres Downstream flow was cubic feet per second the flow Wednesday was cfs DAVID C BAILEY son of Mr and Mrs Bailey of 203 Crestline has been on the deans honor roll for the fall and spring semesters at Sul Ross University in Alpine with a average He graduated from Del Rio High School in 1970 and worked at the and on Dolan Creek before going to college His father a retired military and civil service worker is also working toward his degree at Sul Ross BEEF BARBECUE will be sold by the First Assembly of God Church at Foster and West Martin Streets Sunday The barbecue will be sold at per pound from 7 to 9 Border Patrol Sets Open House Displays have been arranged in the foyer of the United States Border Patrol headquarters office for the Del Rio Sectors open house Friday Exhibits typifying the work of the Border Patrol will be included with red white and blue as decorations for the displays Trophies won by Border Patrolmen in pistol shoots are to be displayed The open house is planned for 2 to 4 Friday and Chief Patrol Agent Hugh E Williams said the public is invited Homemade cake punch and coffee will be served during the hours of the open house at the headquarters located on the Loop Road The Del Rio Sector includes 41 counties extending 300 miles from the border to the interior There are more than ranches and farms in the sector coverntng square miles The sector includes 205 miles of river front between the United States and Mexico along the Rio Grande Two hundred and thirteen employes work in the sector with 89 officers at the headquarters office Its the site of the Alamo a city of one million pridefully aware of its bicultural past and present an economic and military powerhouse and a major center of medical research and more MURRAY OLDE RMAN covers the people politics and promise of a sunbelt city on the go in a threepart report beginning on Page 13 in todays DEL Rio NEWS HERALD
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