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Alice Daily Echo (Newspaper) - March 13, 1967, Alice, Texas Roger Peres Roger Perez is Given promotion Roger Perez son of or. And mrs. Juan Perez of Premont has been promoted to a2c at Hickman fab in Hawaii. A2c Perez is a graduate of Premont kith school. Retes Salinas Reyes Salines in Virginia pvt. E2 Reyes Salinas son of or. And mrs. Tomas Salinas j of Benavides graduated from i the Benavide High school in a May 1966 and joined the service in Fik it embed of the same year. He is stationed at fort Eustis. A. Pvt. Salinas called hts parents saturday night from Virginia Amargos Indian fight map show inc approximate location of running fight be Ween Texas rangers and Comanche indians in present and North Jim Wells county Llanos Meskenas no. I Benavides Man Given award in Japan Hospital Benavides pie Gilberto Hernandez who was wounded in action in Vietnam on feb. 12, has been awarded the purple heart according to word receive Here by his parents or. mrs Felipe Hernandez. The award for gallantry was presented to Hernandez at the Japan general Hospital and the medal forwarded to his parents Here. Hernandez is a 1964 graduate of Benavides High school. After his graduation Here he worked in Chicago and was drafted into the service. Roque Mauricio strikes bark by Agnes c. Grimm about 1825, Roque Mauricio was a mexican boy of four living in the Vicinity of Camargo Mexico his parents lived on a Small ranch and owned a few sheep and other livestock. Eaily one morning the Colum Ches swooped out of the mountains and across the Valley and Down the River plundering and j killing Roques parents were killed and then Home left a shambles but when Roque fought Back like a Little Demon the Indian Leader decided to keep him. He would make a Fine Brave one Day. Roque remained with the indians who took him some distance away he was intelligent and daring by the time he was about Twenty years old. He was made Comanche War Captain Scon he was notorious throughout South Texas and Northern Mexico from fort Merrill. About ten Oclock. They came across a fresh Indian Trail. Roque and another Man were sent ahead As spies with the others following at a More leisurely Pace. Soon the indians were sighted camped in a Mesquite Motte on an Elevation along the North Bank of Amargos Creek. Roque signalled the rangers. They raced toward the indians but were seen before they came within Rifle Range. The indians did not so rid to receive the charge but galloped hastily out of Camp heading North eastward toward Agua Dulce Creek. The rangers were coming in i rom the North following the Indian Trail. Captain Ford asked Roque what the comanches meant by the signals they were making when they passed Over High the beast s nature but thought he could handle him. Just a he was pulling the trigger of Ilia Colt revolver to finish a wounded Indian his horse shied causing his Bullet to miss its Mark. The Comanche reacted instantly hitting him in the Side with an Arrow. Several indians were killed and wounded. The chief and a Young Warrior dismounted and gave their horses to some injured indians. Another horse by came available and the chief quickly mounted him. Riding like mad to join his warriors who had suddenly deserted the Battlefield. David Steele one of the rangers pursued and at 125 Yards shot him behind the tar with a Rifle Ball. The dead chief was Otto Cuero. The Young Warrior who had dismounted failed to get Aneth mrs Hernandez lives in Bena on april 21. 1849, Roque led a Vides with i and mrs. Felipe group of comanches into r to Hernandez but is now in Chi Grande City. They quickly made Cago visiting her Mother. J their Way into the stables of Hernandez reports from a Ringgold Barracks and Rode off pan that he r improving and sex with All the horses belonging to pets to be transferred to a s the infantry companies station Hospital soon a there. Ground. Roque replied that the or horse and hid in a nearby i indians had men waiting ahead clump of Brush on the caliche Hind were telling them to come Hill that was their Battlefield. Ilor Ward this meant trouble he had been fired upon by the for the rangers rear guard rangers and was wounded in Iford sent Roque to have the i the Groin. Roque spotted the rear guard move Forward As Young Warrior spoke to him in quickly As possible seeing to his native Comanche language. Que dash off at full Speed toward and persuaded him to surren the rear the Indian assumed Der. Assuring him that his Lif several mexican living in the Nazarenus increase Vicinity formed a posse and Kansas City a the managed to recover some of the j Church of the a Art be gained i horses for the Ai my. Tiers in 1966, an i1 i or cent to a week later. Lieutenant t 363.585. It Hamilton p Bee of the Texas Hare ties bringing rangers with a few of his i Mal total to men saw some indians Riding ens. Near Laredo and attempted to reach them but were unable to get within rile Range a party of men under h City Davis Ute atall was a new Mies away and to ii of i managed to kill two of the in Diane and capture several of the horses and mules. That the rangers were panicking. So they held their ground. Suddenly the indians found themselves crowded. The rear would be Epa red. He was Carne Muertos the reputed 18-year-old son of the celebrated Comanche chieftain. Guard came up and hit them in Santana. Roque treated h i s the flank. Only one Ranger wound and he was Able to ride 7,774 new f increase t a bring the t started 37 new the Der a r,.u 4,926 congregate William Gillespie received mortal injuries and these were due to the ill natured horse he was with the rangers As they continued their trip to Camp. Next week More about car Riding. He had been warned of Joe puerto. P&5 report admissions Farch i Berry Crouch Gene Lunsfor d Juan Zamore Jose leon1 i Perales Ronaldo Garza is Ernestine Pettit mrs Bel Gonzales mrs. Elda g Garza dismissals March 12 j t Young Jose Noe Benavides Elmo Hopkins mrs. Margarita Torres mrs Pat Banger Richard Dale suasion mrs Bene Riviera Enrique Rev Ridez in Marie Quinones miss Martins Mancias mrs. Elizabeth Jacobs Irene Garza Gaudalupe Gonzalez Alvaro Gonzalez Ramiro de Leon Jod i Cruz Velum Lee Vela i Irene Sanchez Abe i to Rodriguez be veto Leal Tony Luedecke miss Edna Kohutek Charles Mai ten Cne of the dead indians was wearing clothes that belonged to a mexican Periman of Mier named Welch a week or so earlier Welch and his family had been found on the Prairie murdered his oxen killed and his goods scattered. Several bolts of cloth were caught on Bushes or blowing freely about. As Clay Davies and his party mated the town they spotted an Indian lurking nearby. When he realized he had been seen i he ran into the town hoping to escape identity however the men managed to capture the mexican Indian who turned out to be Roque Mauricio. The rangers were Able to persuade Roque to leave the comanches and avoid punishment by joining them. He proved invaluable Many times. Early in the morning of May 29, 18&0, a group of rangers under Captain rip Ford. Along with half a dozen men sent to Colpus Christi to transport too Dragoon pistols and boxes of cartridges by pack mules who had joined the rangers at fort Merrill were returning to their Clamp at sen Antonio Viejo. I this Camp w As about 150 Miles successful secretaries prefer Multi copy do Rametra Carbon papers by Webster Milf Kopy do Rametra save Tim soy temper saves Money designed for faster easier typing for the Bast on Carbon paper come and see us at Echo stationery 405 mein to 4458s Rost. C. Hermes. Present tonight s Audubon wildlife Effim land of seminoles featured in film at school tonight a Everglades River of an Audubon wildlife film to be shown tonight at the we. Adams High school tells the Story of a unique River sometimes 60 Miles wide with an average depth of Only six inches. The film is to be presented Here by Robert c. Hermes a natural history lecturer who is widely known throughout the. S. It is sponsored locally by or. Richard o. Albert. Presentation of tonight a film is slated for 7 30 tonight s film is the fifth in this years series of Audubon wildlife films scheduled in the Hub City. Hermes a photographer lecturer and artist has appeared in Alice on previous occasions tonight a film will feature the Everglades once feared land that has become the Refuge of the Seminole indians. Lunsford funeral rides pending Here Robert Eugene Lunsford of a resident of Alice since 1943, died today at 1 05 . At a local Hospital after a Long Lunsford an employee of the. S. Department of agr Cul i Ture was born in Seymour on i aug. 12, 1901. He was a Mem-1 Ber of the first methodist j Church. Surviving Are his wife mrs. J Della Lunsford of Alice and one j daughter mrs. Vivian welder Kehr of Farmington n. M., and two grandchildren. Funeral arrangements Are pending under the direction of Holmgreen mortuary. White mis a of of the unique Birds that will a scan in tonight Audubon wildlife film at we. Adams High school. Funeral serve for jew Pioneer sol wednesday mrs. Stella Martens. 70, a Long time resident of Jim Wells county died today at 7 15 . At her farm Home Southwest of Alice. Mrs. Martens was born in Weimar on dec. 8, 1896. And moved to Jim Wells county shortly after her marriage to Charles Martens a prominent South Texas Farmer in 1915. She was a member of the Immanuel lutheran Church. Funeral services will be at 2 . Wednesday at the Immanuel lutheran Church with the Rev. A. H. Bohls officiating. Burial will follow in the Roselawn memorial Park under the direction of Holmgreen mortuary. Survivors include one dough ter mrs. Bob of Neal of Corpus Christi two sons. Clarence Martens of Alice and a. E. Buddle Martens of Austin two Sisters mrs. Hans German of Eagle Lake and mrs. Hugo Thuman of Columbus four Brothers Ernest Lamkin and Alva Lamkin both of Houston. Murra Lamkin of Al Camp and Louis Lamkin of san Antonio and to grandchildren. Drew Well on Road Cincinnati a the san Francisco giants and los Angeles dodgers both Drew More than two million fans on the Road last year. The giants lured 2.207.530 fans and the dodgers 2,141.212. Gone wild is one Way to describe this bit of fashion created by Gerard Pippart. Who achieved a safari look with wide brim hush hat Bush jacket Bermuda length shorts and High gabardine and leather boots. A a what denomination is new York s a Little Church around the Corners a Episcopalian. Morrow reproduction service a by Mariata a flirt Artta a of Well maps a Well lags a photo copy work Inez Morrow. Mgr. Airport Road to 4-4471 \ Rill in a it Tho Abou la 0 tout though1 Amo the j sense to the wow it shop Home variety and Valva. You la find the Best of both Whan you shop at Home. And Hometown merchant provide extra service thanks to their extra interest in Hometown people. What s Mort when you shop of Home your dollars buy something you just can t get anywhere Elso. Money you spend at Homo stays at Home working to build a hotter Community come see a Groat display of maw at your local Alice merchants die Quito Tho o Alick news

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