Get 1 more page view just for clicking
to like us on Facebook
San Antonio Light (Newspaper) - May 18, 1976, San Antonio, Texas S.A. Arsenal Land Up for Sale Story in Column 2 y v Let The light Put You in a Movie! Contest Details, Page 5-A y v Hie 'Good IIIe' Can kill You! Part 3 of Serif 9, Page 1-C FINAL HOME 46 PAGES 15 CENTS FIRST IN TEXAS COMMUNITY SERVICE TUESDAY, MAY S.A. TRADE FAIR Echeverria to Visit CALL 222-0391 It gets pretty lonesome here In Atlanta Federal Penitentiary, and we want to thank the San Antonio Light's Action Line for getting us the motion picture films sent us on a regular basis. Now we need your help again. Our source of jalapeno peppers has been cut off, and we always looked forward to getting them. One of the fellows from San Antonio says a man there named Rodriguez might be able to supply us. Can you possibly find him and give us his address? F.B.M. Atianla.Ga. ACTION: Hello there, my friends, and good luck. Yes, the man you mentioned is L. F. Rodriguez, president of the R. R. Sales Co., at 723 Ceralvo. One of his specialities is jalapeno peppers. And one of his hobbies is being a nice guy. You won't have to write him about his possibly supplying you. He is writing to you. And he's sending you descriptions of the different sizes of jalapeno containers, and their prices, and he says he will send you and your buddies all you want. Can you tell me the requirements for becoming a member of the Fiesta Commission and the. Conservation Society ACTION: Well, concerning the Conservation Society, Mrs. Audrey Buchert, a board member, says the main ingredient is have a stirred-up Arsenal Lost for CD Use? The surprise offer for sale of the historic San Antonio Arsenal by the Texas National Guard has stirred local interest in securing the property for continued use by the Bexas County Civil Defense. "We could use it for storage and for many, many other Bexar County Judge Blair Reeves said Tuesday. Although the Texas National Guard Armory Board voted Jan. 10 to sell the 8.239 acres, local officials claim they were not notified of the action. The armory advertised the property for sale in Monday's Wall Street J ournal on a sealed-bid basis. The county's civil defense facilities are located in one of the buildings on the property. The facilities are the county's headquarters in case of a major disaster, and include communications, storage and maintenance. Col. Harry Kelton, director of the armory board, said in Austin that the civil defense and the National Guard have "a kind of gentlemen's agreement" on use of the facilities by the county. Kelton said he notified Collis Grantham, head of the county's civil defense, "several months ago we were going to sell the property." The National Guard acquired the property in 1951 from the federal government. It was declared surplus last year after completion of two new National Guard armories in San Antonio. The property is bounded oh the east by the San Antonio River, on the north by Durango, on the south by Arsenal (Continued, Page 12, Col. 4.) (Continued, Page 12, San Antonio, Partly cloudy, turning cloudy overnight with 30 per cent chance of rain Wednesday. The overnight 1 o w will be in the I o w 60s, the high Wednesday in the low 80s and Tuesday's high was ex- pected near 82 degrees. Winds will be variable to southeasterly and light. Today's Temperatures Midnight 64 a.m 1 a.m.......62 8 a.m 2a.m. 61 jla.m 3 a.m.......60 ifja.m 4 a.m.......59 11 a.m 5 a.m. 58 6 a.m.......57 Last year: High 86, low 63. (Weather roundup, 6-A.) MARY TYLER MOORE Martf's Show Collects Emmys See Page 3-A. SanAJMjoUght 96th Year-No. 120 INDEX ON PAGE 2-A. If you1 do not receive your newspaper or wish to communicate about your delivery service, call Circulation. 225-441 All 226-4271 A TEARFUL REUNION is enacted by Linda Moore and her daughter, Nicole, 4, in New Orleans. The child had been missing from her Dallas home since May 3. Nicole was found in front of a New Orleans hospital. She was in good condition. S.A. Police Prevent Hanging Suicide Three San Antonio policemen used mouth-to-mouth resuscitation and external heart massage Tuesday to revive a 24-year-old man who hanged himself because a woman rejected his love. The officers found the man hanged by a belt tied to a high fence behind a lounge in the 2400 block of W. Commerce shortly after midnight. Patrolman Shellon Spears quickly cut the belt and applied mouth-to-mouth resuscitation while officers Edward Giddings and Allan Mickey began external heart massage. The officers revived the man by the time Emergency Medical Service technicians arrived, who rushed the victim to Bexar County Hospital where he was listed in critical condition. Police said that they found a note in the victim's pocket which read: "1 love her very much and that's why i killed her." Also found was a torn picture of a woman. However, officers said the woman was located later and was not harmed. She told police the man had come by her residence earlier, but she refused to go out with him. Witnesses at the lounge said the man, who lives in the 200 block of W. Houston, entered about a half hour before he was found. The man tried to pick a fight wiih several patrons, but was finally ejected by the manager, who called police. The officers were answering the disturbance call when they found the victim. Spears said when the man was cut down, the officers could not find any sign of life, but began the revival efforts immediately. They reported it took several minutes before the man's pulse and breathing were restored slightly. Link to Texas Is Stressed By ED CASTILLO MEXICO CITY Mexican President Luis Echeverria, in a surprise announcement, told a Sun Antonio delegation Monday night he will visit the Alamo City in September for the fourth annual Mexican Trade Fair. The delegation, led by Mayor Cockrell and Tom Frost, chairman of the San Antonio Mexican Trade Fair Committee, had just officially invited Echeverria. but were not expecting such a quick response. They broke into spontaneous applause when fc-xhi'verna mad'.1 the announcement during a moot inn with Ihe group in the spacious living room of the presidential home, Los Pinos. Echeverriu, in 1972. had made the first visa by a Mexican president to San Antonio when ho opened the Mexican Cultural Institute and the University of Mexico extension brunch in HemisFatr Plaza. The original date of the live-day trade fair hud been set for the week of Sept. 13, but will be moved back a week to coincide with (he president's visit. In the hour-long meeting wnh the 20-member delegation. Echeverria pointed to Mexico's close connection with San AntonioandTexas. "We are neighbors and we are going to be neighbors for a long time to he said. "We must work together to create a peaceful coexistence for our two countries and for ihe world." He seemed pleased when Mrs. Cockrell read a leiter from Guv. Briscoe inviting him to San Antonio and a resolution from the San Antonio City Council also extending their invitation. The Mexican president also said he Hot Report Creates Stir A district court bailiff produced some unusual excitement and minor damage in the Bexar County Courthouse Tuesday when his .357 magnum pistol accidentally discharged. There were no injuries in the incident which occurred at 9 a.m. adjacent to 175th District Court. Bailiff Joe Hindman was attempting to place the pistol in a shoulder holster when the gun discharged, ripping a hole in the holster, damaging a wood dtxir and lodging in the ceiling of the clerk's office. Three persons were in the room when the incident occurred and in a hallway nexi to the room wen- numerous persons awaiting jury duly. Doily San Antonio Light leads the News by and the Express by in total circulation. J Town in S.C. Bv United Press International A tornado cut a swath fhrough the center of Summerville. S.C.. Tuesday and wild winds lushed residential areas the small coastal town. No si-nous injuries were reported but Mjiyor Berlin (i. Myers estimated damage, t[ "doseioSl million." High winds and thunderstorms swcpl ulher parts of South Carolina and eiisiern (jeoruta r -TV Swcepstakes- Twister Rips Cash Doesn't Fade (Winning Numbers on Page Il-A.) Some spring flowers may be fading, but there's plenty of lush green money in The Light's TV Sweepstakes contest with the additional Bicentennial Bonus numbers. You may be a winner of up 10 cash if you can match the numbers. Match your personal SiveepMako, number from the cover of Sunday's TV Channels with the listed winners published daily Monday through Saturday, on the TV Log page. A Bicentennial Bonus number worth is listed at least once each week On the ol her days, the bonus is worth Regular Sweepstakes numbers worth SHKt. and SKI are listed daily, Monday through Saturday Lupe and (ieorge Bauml, MJ.flt Oakdouns. You may be a winner Check your numbers daily in The Light. Quick Response To Invitation DrotcK Applmwe would bring his wife and cither members of the family. A fter he had accepted the invitation. Mayor Cockrell said: "On behalf of ail the San Antonums here and ihe we say lo you that we are thrilled lo know lhai vou have accepted this invitation and we look forward to your visit with great anticipation." Earlier the delegation had met with representatives of the Mexican Institute of Foreign Trade to work out details of the trade fair which is sponsored by the institute, ihe City of San Antonio and the Greater San Ant oniu Chamber of Cormnurce. Julio Faesler, general director of the institute, said the trade fair would be (he largest ever, with 924 exhibitors and several thousand buyers expi-ctcd to attend. Mayor Cockrell also presented Echeverria a painting of the San Antonio River and he said a painting of the Mexican volcano. "Nevado de Toluca" would be given to San Antonio. He also led (he group into a large dining room furnished with locally made furniture and said all of the furniture would be given as a gift to San Antonio. in still another surprise, the Mexican president invited the San Anlomo delegation to visit the new resort of Cancun on the Yucatan Peninsula. The group, after flying to Cancun in Echeverria in I jet. wi II spend the night in Cancun before i returning to San Antonio Wednesday Field Hands Snub Union Support Call HIDALGO (APi Texas Farm Workers Union leaders failed to drum up support loday as they attempted in recruit Mexican field hands for ihcir en mpyign to itblam collective bargaining rights for farm workers in the state. A TFWU leader used a loudspeaker to call upon field hands i'oming across the international bridge from Reynosa, Mexico, in ri'fust- to harvest melons in the Lower Rio Grande Valley Only two workers climbed aboard an old yellow bus used by the union Hundreds nf other workers ig- nored the call ;msi gathemj on the I s side nf the hndgt-heri-so wan for I hi1 I rucks of labor contractors In take ttit'iii in the farms
Once upon a time newspapers were our main source of information. Now those old newspapers are a reliable source for hundreds of years of history and secrets of the past. Now you can search for people, places, and events without the hassle of sorting through mountains of papers!
Newspaper Archive is the world's largest online newspaper database featuring over 145+ million newspaper pages. Plus our database expands by one newspaper page per second for a total of around 2.5 million pages per month! The value of your membership grows along with it.
Those looking to find out more about their forefathers can empower their genealogy search with Newspaper Archive. Within our massive database, users can search ancestors' names for news stories and obituaries. We must understand our past to understand our future!
24 hours a day Monday-Saturday
Your full introductory membership payment will be credited toward the cost of full membership any time you choose to upgrade!
"It is amazing how easy and exciting it is to access all of this information! I found hundreds of articles about my relatives from Germany! Well worth the subscription!" - Michael S.
"I love this site. It's interesting to read articles about different family members. I've found articles as well as an obituary about an uncle who passed away before I was born, and another about a great aunt. It's great for helping with genealogy." - Patricia T.
"A great research tool. Allows me to view events and gives me incredible insight into the stories of the past." - Charles S.