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Alice Echo News (Newspaper) - July 29, 1974, Alice, Texas Of you Mitt your Alice Echo news cat 664-6580 Wook Doy Iii 4 . Sundays Iii f . Alice Echo news volume 7? Wood pm id 1 Alice. Re us my Alice Texas monday jul it 20, 1074 number 307 John b. Connolly or. Charged with perjury Washington up a Federal grand jury today indicted former Treasury Secretary John b. Connellyjr. On five counts charging perjury obstruction of Justice and receiving illegal payments. A watergate grand jury also indicted Jake Jacobsen a longtime Texas colleague of Connally son one count of making an illegal payment to a Public official. The charges against both men were an outgrowth of an investigation of contributions by milk producers to president Nixon a 1972 re election Campaign. Connally a and Jacobsen a names were not revealed until the clerk s office released copies of the indictment nearly half an hour later a spokesman in Connally s Houston Law office said the former Texas governor denied any guilt. Quot for months there have been leaks rumours and speculation concerning my role in the milk support Price increase in March 1971,�?� the statement from Connelly said. Quot the matter is now in the open where it can be dealt with honestly and fairly i again deny that i am guilty of any wrongdoing and i am confident that i will be completely vindicated of these Connelly was charged specifically with two counts of accepting an illegal payment under bribery statutes one count of conspiracy to commit perjury and obstruct Justice and two counts of making false declarations before the grand jury the grand jury charged thai Connelly received $5,000 on May 14, 1971. And $5,000 on sept. 24 when Connelly was Treasury Secretary. Connelly issued a statement through his Houston tex., Law office after disclosure of the indictment renewing his denial of any wrong doing. The grand jury named Jacobsen As an a indicted co conspirator in the charge against Connelly for allegedly conspiring to commit perjury and obstruct Justice. Connally has repeatedly denied As Quot rumours and lies reports that he took Money for his role in helping milk producers to change the administration s mind on support s. The Industry pledged to raise $2 million for president Nixon s reelection Campaign eventually $437,000 was donated by Dairy interest. Jacobsen was indicted earlier on charges of lying to a grand jury about $10,000 he received from the associated milk producers inc. Amp. The indictment said the Money was to be used to pay off a Public official. The indictment was dismissed May 3, 1974 Connally a three term democratic governor of Texas switched parties during the t chant ment with the Liberal height of the watergate in trend of the democrats As Vestiga Ion last year he had Early As 1968. Although some begun to express his Disen j interpreted the party change As the first step in a 1976 Secretary in 1970 and he served Connally presidential Cam for 18 months he remained an pop j adviser to the president for a Nixon named him Treasury Ime in 1972. He headed Quot dem Republican will support impeachment text change Washington up rep. Robert Mccrory. R-dl., the second ranking Republican on the House judiciary committee who voted against impeachment in the historic weekend vote said today he would vote to impeach president Nixon on the grounds of misuse of constitutional presidential Powers charges thai Nixon Quot repeatedly engaged in conduct violating the constitutional rights of citizens impairing the due and proper administration of Justice and the conduct of lawful inquiries contravening the Laws govern Powers. Hub City happenings a Hamber drive Success members of the Alice chamber gathered for a poolside Buffet Friday to celebrate their membership drive going Way Over the top. One Hundred thirteen members joined and fourteen other local firms increased their participation during the two week Campaign that saw the $6,000 goal exceeded by Over $2,000. A imm v 4 m a-i.?courthouse Annex open state welfare agencies including the food stamp office Are open for business As usual today after their staffs transferred to the modern offices in the new courthouse Annex. The jew commissioners approved the acceptance of the new Structure built with state and county funds at the last special meeting. Strong foundation builders will Start pulling up the Walls and doors to the new Sag Wood townhouses this week. The Cost of construction for the residential site is $160,000. The article on abuse of ing agencies of the executive Branch and the purposes of hese a Quot personally and through his subordinates and agents tried to get from the internal Revenue service information contained in secret income tax returns Quot in violation of the constitutional rights of citizens. For purposes not authorized by a Quot misused the Federal Bureau of investigation the secret service and other executive personnel to violate constitutional rights by conducting Quot electronic surveillance or other investigation for purposes unrelated to National Security the enforcement of Laws or any other lawful function of his a a authorized and permitted to be maintained a secret investigative unit within the office of the president the Quot plumbers financed in part from Money derived from Campaign contributions a which allegedly used the Central intelligence Agency to Aid in a Covert and unlawful Jan Carlisle rea9an Nolan car mishap kills Aliceann Jan Carlisle 23, and Philip Reagan Nolan 21, were killed and two other Aliceann were injured in a one car Accident three Miles East of Agua Dulce at 1 30 sunday. Miss Carlisle daughter of or. And mrs. Cecil Carlisle and Nolan son of or. And mrs. John g. Tsesmelis were dead on arrival at a Rob town Hospital. Claire Crews 18, daughter of or. And mrs. Tom Crews and a 1974 graduate from Alice High school and Robert Keliehor 20, son of mrs. Elizabeth Keliehor and a Texas tech student Are in memorial medical Center Hospital Corpus Christi miss Crews condition is described As fair and Keliehor is reported in Good condition. Texas dept. Of Public safety trooper James Flewelling was investigating officer. Nolan Driver of the Hornet station police blotter typically a a quiet weekends in Alice Are quite often not quiet for the City a policemen. Local policemen spent saturday sunday and Early monday morning investigating a number of burglaries thefts an Quot overdose Quot Case and minor accidents. They also arrested a number of drunks. Early saturday morning police investigated burglary of a Metal Cash Box from a pickup parked in front of a local bar the owner of the pickup b. A. Kassner told investigating officers he left his locked vehicle parked in front of the bar while going to a nearby Esta Urani. Upon his return to the truck he found it unlocked and the Cash Box containing $600-$700 missing. Apparently entry was made by unlocking the door through a Wing vent. Saturday evening police investigated a burglary at 1821 Caroline. Judge Clyde Wrightjr. Reported burglars had made off with two to sets and a Coin collection which included 27 Silver dollars and one fido Coin Penny with a Quarter stamp with a total estimated value of $500. Entry was made through a Side door after an unsuccessful attempt to to pry open the front door. One false report burglary was investigated sunday. Early this morning officer Kenneth Helms discovered while on routine patrol that someone had Cut the cables and removed a Battery from a a Ruck parked behind lacks. And a Little later Helms investigated a burglary at 1009 St. Mary a upon a complaint by mrs. Mary Jones that someone had broken into the House and made off with three rabbits an air compressor a new 12-Volt Battery and some women a and children a clothes. The police were also called upon to investigate two bicycle thefts and the theft of a bicycle wheel and sgt. Juan s. Barrera was called to the Hospital emergency room to investigate a reported Quot overdose Quot incident. A 17-year-old girl had been brought to the Hospital Early sunday morning by her father after she reportedly took an excessive amount of pills. Three persons were arrested Over the weekend for drunk in Public. In one instance the investigating officer did not have to proceed to the scene to investigate. He was the victim. Patrolman Juan Rodriguez was parked along a Street near a local bar when a Man attempted to put his car in reverse and Back up in the bar parking lot. He instead put the car in a Forward gear and it jumped the curb and struck the police car in the Street. Damage was slight but Rodriguez arrested the Man for drunk in Public. Wagon apparently fell asleep As the four were returning to Alice. The car veered off the Road before hitting a Culvert and rolled Over on its top miss Carlisle born in Alice on sept. 15, 1950, attended St. Elizabeth parochial school and was graduated from William Adams High school. During her High school Days the Honor student was a varsity cheerleader football sweetheart member of the Orange jackets and was selected for the daughters of the american revolution award for being an outstanding student. She was graduated from the University of Texas and received a degree in elementary education. Miss Carlisle was a teacher in Houston schools. Miss Carlisle in addition to her parents is survived by one sister miss Nancy Carlisle three Brothers Chuck Tommie and Michael Carlisle her grandparents mrs. J. L. Carlisle or. And mrs. Elizabeth Boucher All of Alice. A a Quot to it it til be reeled at 8 tonight at Holmgreen mor uary Chapel funeral mass will be conducted at 10 30 . Tuesday at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church with burial in Roselawn memorial Park. Nolan a 1971 graduate from Alice High school was a member of the episcopal Church of the Advent. He was a member of the Alice Coyote All Dis Ric football team and a member of Delta Tau Delta fraternity at Texas a amp i University. Funeral services will be conducted at 5 . Today at the episcopal Church of the Advent with burial to follow in Alice cemetery under the direction of Holmgreen mortuary. Other survivors in addition to his parents Are iwo Sisters miss Linda Nolan of Austin and miss Rose Ann Nolan of Alice two Stepbrother John w Tsesmelis of Connecticut and John g. Tsesmelis of Alice grandmothers mrs. Ruty Altaffer of Alice and mrs. Thelma Johnson of Mission. Firemen agree to wage Survey Alice firemen agreed to accept the Alice City councils proposal for a Survey of area cities to find out about the wage former Duval sheriff Dies hot weather Alice and Vicinity hot temperatures and Clear to partly Cloudy skies is the forecast by the u. S. Weather Bureau. High tuesday upper 90�?Ts Low tonight mid 70�?Ts. Winds will be to to 20 Miles an hour from the South Southwest. San Diego Daniel u. Garcia 75, Duval county sheriff from 1936 until his retirement in 1952, died at 8 30 . Sunday in a Corpus Christi Hospital after a Short illness. The san Diego native was a rancher and a cattleman. A Rosary will be recited Al 8 tonight at Mauro p. Garcia funeral Home. Funeral mass will be read at 5 . Tuesday at san Francisco de Paula Catholic Church with burial to follow in san Diego cemetery. Survivors include his wife Gregoria b. Garcia four sons Daniel u. Garcia jr., j. S. Checo Garcia Francisco j. Garcia All of san Diego and Luis Alfonso Garcia of Corpus Christi three daughters mrs. Frank a. Garcia mrs. Dan Tobin jr., both of san Diego and mrs. Oscar a. Canales of Corpus Christi three Sisters mrs. Luisa g. Perez mrs. Richard Rogers mrs. San Juana Garcia and mrs. Eufracia g. Barrera All of san Diego 31 grandchildren and six great grandchildren. The grandsons will serve As pallbearers. Dan u. Garcia and hours of service regulations during the workshop session today at the Central fire station. The Survey information will be used to try to work out a problem caused by changes in the Federal minimum wage Law on july i thai have Brough Alice firemen a pay to $1.90 an hour for their 72-hour work weeks. The Council citing the Cost of the overtime pay for the firemen is proposing to hire additional men for the fire department and reduce the hours worked in a week for each Man to reduce the overtime expense. Several firemen asked if the arrangement continue which gives them a pay raise. One described the special expenses of the firemen who bring their own food when they work their shifts at the fire station. Carport Burns fire gut Ted the Carport at the Home of or. And mrs. M. E. Shanks at 811 Jefferson at 7 40 . Sunday according to fire fire chief Cal Calaway. A neighbor mrs. Herman Koenning 813 Jefferson called in the alarm and went to the Shanks Home to awaken the family no one was injured. Street scenes by Linda Smith Jose Luis and Martha Trejo of Alice Are the proud parents of a son. Jose Luis jr., born july 25. He weighed 7 lbs la of. Grandparents Are or and mrs. Rogelio Bueno of Alice and or. And mrs. Amador Trejo of Houston. Tickets Are still on Sale for the annual fish Fry sponsored by the Alice desk and Derrick club the event will be tuesday at the . Patio from 5 to 8 . The tickets Are $2.50 per person. The state welfare department has moved int their new facilities at 702 i first. The Telephone number it the new office is 664-2161. The South Texa chess tournament w held in the Texas student Union build Kingsville August 10-1 registration deadly 9 45 . Augustio. For More inform Contact tourney i Tom Weaver of Christi. Now you know Allan Poe wrote to detective Story. T

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