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   News, The (Newspaper) - July 18, 1974, Friendswood, Texas                                Area News Weekly The News SUBURBAN INC THURSDAY JULY VOL 5 ISSUE 34 TEN CENTS PEA Tries PISD But No Luck1 IKAHLAND The IV Education Assocla presented its resolution to the ivirland ISO Board or TIJIIIS list week and once away with little This time PEA requested a votr on each It felt there was an abscnsc of measurable opinion follow previous discussion ot the The result of discussion of thr first proposing that two elected representatives of the faculty of each campus meet with the superintendent of schools at least quarterly for the purpose of discussing district wide problems and policies led to the most Interesting vote of the The boards newest the Reverend Jerry led the discussion In favor of the PEA while several other members felt that the current policy of faculty meetings on each campus should be left Eventually board mem Continued on Pace 3 Roof Blown Off High hall and rain In the area Sunday afternoon apparently were the cause of 40 square feet of roof blowing off of the Cermonto Pland Police Arrest Two On Koza Crime IKARLANTt Police arrested two in connection with tti recent breaklns at company on miih Main and have rirmirid the air stolen in one of lloih aged 16 Issued juvenile ujrnint notices and nliasrd In the custody of thtir The arrest of the two clears up five other burglaries reaching back two years arnirdine to Hrarland Police Chlit Iolirr currently ore on a breaklhShd us well as iNft at Cedaf which for three threes reported down across area One grass fire also was reported to have been started by lighting on Threat Hearing FR1KNDSWOOI A typographical error caused the postponement of the Friendswood Independent School Districts Budget Hearing Board President Dickie Warren opened the meeting and lolri the parked who were there to hear thr thr a notice which had been posted in three stores In the Ciiy had shown the hearing July 1ft instead of Julv Septic Tanks Win SOUTHWESTERN BELL palrnaa Maioa out an ultratonic leak detector to locate leak In prefiuriled telephone Tho curved panktfe ul wu designed to detect tht Bluing aound of air escaping from a amall Obtcrving the procedure It Joe repair The Frlendswood City Council was told Monday night that they dn not have the right to approve subdivisions in the The fact now clears the way for a sprtir tank Mustang Mead to begin construction and the sale of City Bill Olsen told the Council that thr City Planning Commlss Ion the sole right In disapprove of a Mustang Meadows approved by the planning commission in July of last The subdivlders have been attempting to obtain City Council approval of the subdivision since Fared with the threat of a lawsuit by the Mustang MradnKs and the city attorneys the City Council demurred and derided to take noacffon against the City Manager Jim Morgan said that no building IHTmils would be issued for thr subdivision until streets hien constructed and by the Members of the City Planning Commission art appointed by the City James Bond1 Device Is Used By Telephone Company City Council Brfefs 99 Month Sewer Deaf Offered rnind sometime last week whilithe owners were on and was reported Monilay on their Continued on Pae 3 A passing motorist aces a telephone man pointing an electronic device toward an aerial telephone cable and listening Intently through What b Ma Bell doing now Tight Money Delays Fwd Streets And Center Grass Grows In Shadycrest Streets The Jamea Bondtype electronic device wouldnt Impress the fabled superspy at The telephone man Is listening for air leaks from a pressurized telephone As part of South western Bells service improvement major aerial and under ground telephone cables In the Friendswood area art being protected from moisture traditional haeard of the telephone by pumping dehumidified air Into The air pressure inside the cables Is kept at nine pounds per square Inch to prevent moisture from entering a cable to a depth of 18 feet under water where outside water pressure and Interior cable pressure Is Continued on Pate t rillKNiDSWOODAdrr reviewing an engineering report the Frfendswoad City Council agreed to set a fixed cost of for the Clear Woods Improvement Dlsl rlct participation in a planned regloanl sewage treatment Monthly costs for the districts who live In the Wedgewoud Subdivis would range from to per home for sewage based on rtfe By Don Carpenter NKW8 Staff NKWS Special Tight money and Interest rates arc causing big ras for both local businesses and local A permanent street paving issue may not be sold by the City of with tower Increases In retail People are buying what they need Jack manager of Eckerd Drugs In noted that Items that people typically buy on Impulse are not More and more people are using credit too according to Dick manager of Sears In says his backtoschool sales Commends against paying eight 8 percent kither interest on the tn turn city may not be paved this year as The Captains Corner tupping Center In Frlendswood sits with a clothing store and a theater walling to fur but the centers developer been unable to raise funds to complete tor the last six Tight Wry which has cost the developer n alilid construction costs and Interest are Cm ndsuood because the City fiscal advisor catalog Is drawing a heaving sales response but that the sales of televisions have been very People are using more credit than Shultz Odls owner of a Mobil Service Station In says he can see the effects of tight money when car owners wait until repairs are absolutely necessary before having them People are shopping for low They come Into the station with blemished or reject tires for me to mount rather than buy a first line The weekly food bill Is being fought with by every family In Pearland and with several local stores to choose still travel to outlying groceries In hopes of finding lower But with gasoline prices making an Impact on the monthly gasoline credit card more and more families arc shopping local Irving owner of Snclls Minimal In Friendswood keeps ahead of rising meat prices by improving the services of his meat Delbasty says tie realizes that increasing prices are a fact of but tries to off set them bv giving the Continued on Pace 3 PEARLAND At n special meeting Monday evening City Council post poned final acceptance of Shadycrest subdivision streets paved recently under the citys participa tion paving program due to the complaint of residents that the streets were not paved Several Shadycrest Including former Mayor Dan appeared to complain of grass growing through the recently installed asphalt Council with Councilman Cecil Griffin to have the streets inspected again before voting on final Final acceptance of Woodcreck also scheduled for the was postponed as all improvements art1 not yet prewnl 500 plus Jim City Sewer Engineering gave a total cost of operation at for 1970 and for The district would pay the city for gallons per day of sewage The Council agreed tn send the district a letter outline the Clear Woods has been directly with the Gulf Coast Waste Disposal Authority to take its Friendswoods offer would place the city In the middle between the district and Clear Woods Board President Ernest Kiesling has said he believes GCWDA will give the district the most economical mute to take rather than paying for proportionate Continued On Page 3 Hoard President Ilirkie Warren opened the meeting and told the audience that had parked the hoard room In hear the budge that a notice that had been postid in three stores in the City had shown the hearing as July 18 instead of July Warren said that Super intendent John Ward had received word from a district Jean netle that legal action would be taken against the district If the Continued On Pace 3 Two Killed In Auto Accidents On FM 2351 FHIENDSWOOD Two Friendswood residents were killed In automobile accidents on FM over the Dead ore Tim of 107 and Douglas nf 121 Imperial Mack died when his car collied with a car driven by Dan of Kdenvale at the Intersection of FM 2351 and Klackhawk Friday Dickson was treated for Injuries and released at Memorial South east Three passengers in the car driven by Mack were taken to Clear Lake Hospital with They were his Shirley Brown Mark Lawrence of and Michael Robert of 18290 Upper Ray Mack was manager of the Village Inn Pizza in Webster and Oktavec Is the assistant Ross died early Sunday morning at Methodist Hospital from injuries sustained when his car ran on to the right shoulder of FM and flipped over in a field about a mile beyond Hope Village early Saturday Thomas Melvin of South was injured In the Ross Is the son of and Douglas Action VIPs Lead Pet Parade With the prospect of obtaining additional rcwal to his the developer fores Increased costs which may not now s supported by the level of business the r can sustain in the near A local townhouse project Just outside of Frundsuood Is upping Its monthly charge from to because cu to cui ine gfjjj at he old The trash hauler for the same project s he will stop picking up the trash If his are not Increased by August At local stores In Pearland and retailers ore finding getting but slimmer profit margins i thiy try t0 Obsorb their Increasing costs Kenneth Keen Dies In Head On Collision CLEVELANDKenncth Kcene were held last of Cleveland was Thursday at the First July g whcn Baptist Church near Clove Pk up collided head on with He was survived by his pickup outside ot wife his three children Darlcnc Robin Funeral services for and David and by his parents and Earnest Keenc of Kcenes Opal has been a wood resident for 26 yean and he spent many of his vacations with MARVIN Ckmel 13 TV pcrtonatlty triD cohost the Pet b Pearland on OAVG Channel 13 TV penonalltj wfll codoit the Pet In Pearland on PEARLAND Local youngsters are being Invited to bring their favorite pets to the Little League Ball Field this July for a Pel Parade benefiting the Brazorfa County Klbbons will be awarded the most smallest and best in appearance Infor mation about the contest promises that everybody Hosting the Pet Parade will be Marvin Zindler and Dave Houston Police Ken a Pearland will there will be an obedience demonstration by the German Shepherd Dog Club of Houston and Pearlands own police dog Sam will put in an There also will be a drawing for Registration for the Parade will be from 9 to 10 Theie will be a 25 cent registration fee and all pets must be on a leash or Dogs must have rabies vaccinations and city dogs must wear The parade Is limited to children under 15 and children must be accompanied by an Judges will be Rill Toolie McComb and Hobby Further information can be had by calling 4898247 4898674 or Rain date is July Schedule Set For Hangar Flicks FRIENDSWOOII Mov ies for July 23 and August 6 at the William Jones Hangar in Friendswood will be Kellys Herns and Night of Dark Admission is 50 cents per person and showtime is 8 Everyone should bring your own chair or cushion to the   

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