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Galveston Daily News (Newspaper) - April 29, 1988, Galveston, Texas 4A GALVE5TON DAILY NEWS FRIDAY MORNING APRIL NATIONAL Gibson donates tennis trophies WASHINGTON AP Althea Gibson the first black Ameri can tennis champion Thursday presented her five Wimbledon trophies to the Smithsonian Institutions National Museum of American History Who could have imagined Who could have thought Gibson said at the Smithsonian ceremony Here stands before you a Negro woman raised in Harlem who went on to become a tennis player and finally wind up being a world champion in fact the first black woman champion of this world Baker warns against comments WASHINGTON AP White House chief of staff Howard Baker warned top level aides to President Reagan on Thurs day they could lose their jobs if they were discovered planting news stories calculated to increase pressure for Attorney General Edwin Meese Ills resignation an ad ministration source said This source said that at the morning staff meeting Baker brought up recent published reports saying close associates and friends of Reagans were working together to try to get the em battled Meese out of the administration Baker this source said told the two dozen senior White House aides that he had had jt WJQJ faese stories and said people who disagree with that should come to Howard Baker and talk about it rather than going to news reporters Jordan may accept Mideast plan WASHINGTON AP Secretary of State George P Shultz told Congress on Thursday that under the right circumstances Jordan would accept his proposal for a limited Mideast peace conference But Shultz said he failed to enlist the Soviet Union during his talks last week in Moscow and that the peace con ference remains the centerpiece of Israeli Prime Minister Yit zhak Shamirs objections to the plan for negotiations Sailor Fire preceded explosion CHARLESTON AP A fire broke out in the crew quarters of the USS Bonefish before the submarine was wracked by explosions and fire that killed three crewmen a survivor of the accident said Thursday Civilian submarine experts have said the explosion could have been connected with a buildup of hydrogen gas in the battery compartments Dukakis signs inmate furlough ban BOSTON AP Gov Michael Dukakis signed into a law Thursday a ban on furloughs for firstdegree murderers a measure prompted by public outcry over a stabbing and rape by an inmate who fled the state while on a pass Dukakis had in dicated previously he would sign the bill reversing his ad ministrations policy of supporting the program begun in 1972 A furor arose last year after William Horton a furloughed inmate who committed a murder in Lawrence in the early 1970s raped a woman and stabbed her husband in Maryland where he had fled while on furlough College of Mainland to raise fees By MONTY FOWLER The Daily News TEXAS CITY College of the Mainland regents decided Thurs day students should pay higher fees to help beautify and improve the campus since they will be the ones benefiting from it College president Larry Stanley proposed establishing a campus fee of per credit hour vith a minimum per enrollment as the main way to finance a pro posed million campus enhancement project The project would be paid for with a 20year revenue bond with an average yearly obligation of to the college No tax dollars would be spent for the enhancement projects which range from landscaping and better signs to improved classrooms and more student ac tivity and meeting spaces In addition to the enhancements estimated to cost million Stanley proposed spending mil lion of the bond issue to build a new laboratory building for the programs That would solve ongoing prob lems with fumes from the welding lab and a variety of other prob lems in the old building he said One of the really critical issues to all of this is the development of the situation at our vocational Stanley said I think it is a prime opportuni ty for us I would hate to see us dump a lot of money into correc ting a problem when we could solve it he said In addition to the new campus fee of per credit hour Stanley proposed Raising some continuing education fees a small amount to generate an additional Setting aside of tuition from each student enrolled in the regular semester and from each student enrolled in the sum mer semester For three credit hours that would increase the tuition and fees from to If a student took 12 hours tu ition and fees would increase from to he said Sale of TCR planned TEXAS CITY The parents of Texas City Refining Inc an nounced Wednesday they plan to sell TCR to the Phibro Energy unit of Salomon Inc Agway Inc said TCR and its parent companies Agway Pet roleum Corp and Southern States Cooperative Inc have entered into a letter of intent to sell to Phibro Energy TCRs refinery and two product terminals George Raven manager of employee relations at TCR said Thursday he could supply no other information concerning the sale or the fate of TCRs 470 employees No executives of Agway Southern States or Salomon could be reached for comment BOLTON GALVESTON Elect City Council ENDORSEMENTS NONE SOUGHTNONE ACCEPTED WHY Claud Bolton is a truly independent candidate seeking office on his own MERITS and QUALIFICATIONS for Council The Effects of Endorsement Group endorsements tie a candidate to a special interest Business endorsements pit business against customers Personal endorsements pit friends against friends Pol Adv Pd by Linda Kay Bolton No 1 Cadena Galveston TX INDEPENDENT OBITUARIES Robert Preston TEXAS CITY Robert Preston 75 died Thursday at John Sealy Hospital in Galveston Services are pending at Lundy Mortuary in Galveston Vera E Darby TEXAS CITY Vera Edna Darby 73 died Thursday at her residence Services are pending with EmkenLinton Funeral Home in Texas City Elsie Nunes FRIENDSWOOD Elsie Nunes 84 died Thursday at her residence Services are pending at Jack Rowe Funeral Home in League City Nellie Roberts TEXAS CITY Nellie Roberts 92 died Wednesday at her resi dence Graveside services will be 11 today at Lakeview Cemetery under the direction of Broadway Funeral Home in Galveston Franciscan friars officiating Burial will follow Born April 16 1896 in St Marys County Mrs Roberts was a salad maker for the NEXT WEEK IS MOTHERS DAY ORDER EARLY WE WIRE FLOWERS WOLRDWIDE 7656696 MAINLAND FLORAL 2710 BROADWAY Most Credit Cards Accepted by Phone 2014 45th ST AT AVE Q 7634713 GALYESTONS cr NURSERY GALVeSTUNS LARGEST AND THE MOST COMPLETE NURSERY NURSERY LANDSCAPING fertHoine NO NEED TO GUESS AT MIXING QUANTITIES ROSE INSECT FUNGUS SPRAY EASY TO USE BOOSTER TO ROOTING ALL BULBS Caladium Canna Gladiolus SPECIALS 50 OFF TREES Blooming Magnolia Trees Olive Trees UP Crepe Myrtle GAL GAL GAL Live Oaks 20 GAL Pyraeantha 5 GAL NOW OLEANDER PATIO TREE 5 FT Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York Survivors include two great nieces Patsy Smart of Rockdale and Georgette Richmond of Mexico Erma Sullender WEBSTER Erma Jean Ann Sullender 40 formerly of League City and Galveston died Thursday at her residence Services will be 2 Sunday at Jack Rowe Funeral Home in League City the Rev Jack Pierce officiating Born April 29 in Louisville she worked in trading for the stock market She was a former resident of League City and Galveston and lived in Webster since 1976 Survivors include a son James Alex Marcrum II of Sewickley a daughter Monica Lynn Vance of League City and her fa ther James H Reppeto of Salem Ore FUNERALS TODAY Ewing Mason 82 of Galveston died Wednesday services 3 today at Grace Episcopal Church in Galveston burial today at Gal veston Memorial Park in Hitch cock with graveside services under the auspices of the Har mony Lodge No 6 Wade Franklin Fleener 74 of Livingston died Tuesday services 10 todayat Cochran Funeral Home in Livingston burial today at Forest Park East Cemetery under the direction of the funeral home Nathan Carlyle Holt 40 of Dickinson died Tuesday services 9 this morning at James Crowder Funeral Home in Dickinson burial 5 today at Valley Mills Cemetery in Valley Mills under the direction of the funeral home Sylvia Rowland BAYTOWN Sylvia Rowland 84 formerly of Galveston died Tuesday April 26 1988 at San Jacinto Methodist Hospital in Bay town after a lengthy illness Services will be 2 Satur day April 30 1988 at Central Christian Church in Galveston the Rev Herb Polinard officiating Burial will follow at Galveston County Memorial Park in Hitch cock under the direction of NavarreLee Funeral Home in Bay town Visitation will begin at 9 Saturday at Central Chfistian Church Born May 25 1903 in Paris she was a homemaker a member of Central Christian Church and a member of Order of Eastern Star Mizpah Chapter No 2 Galveston She was preceded in death by her husband Harry E Rowland Sr and her son N Jerry Rowland who died two weeks ago Survivors include two sons and daughtersinlaw John and Linda Rowland of Baytown and Harry and Elaine Rowland Jr of Dallas a daughter and soninlaw Deloros and Edwin Nance of Altadena one daughterin law Jean Rowland of Austin one sister Mrs Verna Wilson of Baytown eight grandchildren Susan Rice of College Station Texas John D Rowland Jr of Baytown Matthew and Kathryn Rowland of Baytown Janice MacMillan Carol Nance and Cheryl Connor all of Altadena and David Steckoll of Austin and three greatgrandchildren The Galveston Daily News 213400 Founded in 1842 Texas Oldest Newspaper Dedicated to the growth and progress of Gal veston and all of Galveston County Published every morning by Galveston Newspapers 8522 Teichman Road Box 628 Galveston Texas 77553 Second class postage paid at Gal veston Texas Associated Press is entitled exclusively to the use or republication of all the local news of spon taneous origin printed in this newspaper Subscription rates by carrier per month by mail per year anywhere in the con tinental United States per year outside the Telephone 469 7443611 The Galveston Daily News welcomes letters to the editor These should be limited to 300 words Dr Jung Ki Kim 77 of Friendswood died Wednesday services 10 today at Jack Rowe Funeral Home in League City burial will follow at Forest Park East Cemetery in League City under the direction of the funeral home SATURDAY Annie Bessie Webb 96 of Texas City died Tuesday services 2 Saturday at EmkenLinton Funeral Home in Texas City burial will follow at Galveston Memorial Park Cemetery in Hitchcock under the direction of the funeral home visitation after noon today at the funeral home Preston Bivens 72 of Galveston died Sunday services 11 Saturday at Lundy Mortuary in Galveston burial Monday at the Veterans Cemetery in Houston under the direction of the mor tuary visitation at the mortuary after 4 today Corean Ford 66 of Texas City died Sunday services 11 Saturday at La Marque Chapel of God in Christ in La Marque burial will follow at Mainland Memorial Cemetery in Hitchcock visitation 1 today at Mainland Funeral Home in La Marque wake 78 today at the funeral home Felecia F Isaac 26 of Houston died April 21 services 11 Saturday at Shady Acres Church of Christ in Houston burial will follow in Paradise Cemetery North in Houston under the direc tion of Kashmere Gardens Freda S Clough TEXAS CITY Freda Steding Clough 86 died Sunday April 24 1988 in Texas City Services were held April 27 at First Lutheran Church in Galves ton Pastor Larry Henricks of ficiating Burial was at Old City Cemetery in Galveston under the direction of J Levy Bro Funeral Home in Galveston She was born March 15 1902 in Galveston and was a member of First Lutheran Church She was preceded in death by her daughter Jeanne Schaub in 1980 Survivors inlclude a daughter inlaw Gene Clough of Waco Texas a sister Sophie Simmonds of La Marque a grandchild Gerald Schaub and several nieces and nephews Pallbearers were Charlee Steding Russell Clark Edward Colunga and Miguel Ortega Joseph M Gay GALVESTON Joseph Mitchell Gay 90 a Galveston native died Tuesday afternoon April 26 1988 at St Marys Hospital Services will be at today April 29 1988 at St Marys Cathedral the Rev Larry Chu of ficiating Burial will follow at Old Catholic Cemetery in Galveston under the direction of Malloy and Son Funeral Home Visitation was held Thursday April 28 1988 at Malloy and Son Funeral Home A rosary was recited Thursday at the funeral home Mr Gay was born March 16 1898 in Galveston and attended St Patricks School and Jesuit Gollge He was a resident of Galveston County for 73 years having spent his childhood and early adulthood in Galveston moving to Texas City in 1923 He resided there until 1949 then moved to La Marque In 1953 he established his own busi ness in Baton Rouge and resided there until 1969 when he retired and moved to Dickinson At the time of his death he was a resident of Turner Terrace in Galveston He was a member of the Shine of the True Cross in Dickinson and a member of the Knights of Columbus Father Roach Council No 3217 Survivors include two daughters and sonsinlaw Harriet Hecken dorn and husband John and Nina Beth Mora and husband James all of La Marque and son and daughterinlaw Joseph M Gay Col USA and wife Marguerite of LaVernia Texas 9 grandchildren 11 greatgrand children and numerous nieces and nephews Pallbearers wil be Alan Crider Felix Gay Joseph Gay III Leslie Gay Thomas Gay and Tom Willis Funeral Home of Houston visita tion at the funeral home after 3 today wake church today 710 local arrange ments by Mainland Funeral Home of La Marque Lovie H Bo Winfield 32 of Dickinson died Sunday serv ices Saturday at Mainland Funeral Home in La Marque burial will follow in Mainland Memorial Cemetery Hitchcock visitation will be at the funeral home after 1 today Willie Baby Face Ruckett 73 of Texas City died Monday serv ices 2 Saturday at Mainland Funeral Home in La Marque burial will follow at Mainland Memorial Cemetery in Hitchcock visitation at the funeral home after l today wake at the funeral home 78 today SUNDAY Edith Laverne Vaca 69 of Gal veston died Saturday memorial services 2 Sunday at the Gulf Breeze Apartments recreation room OBITUARY RULES Regular Galveston Daily News obituaries are published free of charge and edited to conform with NewsAssociated Press style Any obituary that includes a photo survivors outside the immediate family honorary pallbearers or other extra material is charged the entire obituary at our regu lar Classified Ad rate and is pub lished the way it is received Therefore families and funeral homes are urged to make sure in formation supplied to The is checked carefully for accuracy and correct spelling The News assumes no responsibility for in correct information submitted to us For further information con tact The News obituary desk at 7443611 extension211 Latrell Callis LA MARQUE Latrell Callis 45 died Wednesday morning at John Sealy Hospital in Galveston Services will be 11 Satur day at McKinney Memorial Unit ed Methodist Church in La Marque the Rev Nathaniel Hum phrey officiating Burial will follow at Grace Me morial Park in Hitchcock under the direction of EmkenLinton Funeral Home in Texas City Visitation will be after 5 today at McKinney Memorial United Methodist Church in La Marque Born Feb 1 1943 in Shreveport she was a practical nurse She also was a member of McKin ney Memorial United Methodist Church in La Marque business manager for the Cotillion Ladies Social Charity Club and was a member of the Silver Circle Chapter No 101 in the Order of the Eastern Star Survivors include her husband Alvin Callis Jr of La Marque her mother Rosie Mary Bell of La Marque a son Kevin Callis of Hitchcock two daughters Felecia O Callis of Duncanville Texas and Shalonda B Callis of Hawkins Texas two brothers Jerome Bell of Texas City and Clarence Bell of La Porte two sisters Mattie J Peters and Deborah D Bell both of Texas City a grandson Kevin B Callis and a granddaughter Miss Mary ShalisaWynette Callis Pallbearers will be these mem bers of the Four Leaf Clover Club Glover Albert Jacquet John Sinigal C Henarick Ruben Yoakum and Harris Johnson Honorary pallbearers will be the Cotillion Ladies Social and Charity Club
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