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Alice Echo News (Newspaper) - June 16, 1974, Alice, Texas Of you miss your Alice Echo news Cah 664-6580 workdays Iii 4 . Sunday a Iii t . Volume Alice Echo news second Cloit Povy of paid at Alice. Tenet 7 313 Alice Texas sunday june 14, 1974 by Elizabeth Westmoreland Echo news staff who is the greatest american hero you can have three guesses and discount the first two. Its none other than a Good Ole dad a no matter who he May be or what he a done. Roman Mac Bernal is one dad that practices his own Garden variety Type of philosophy that proves to have worked most re Wardingly through the years for his wife Concepcion and their children roman e., Luis Jose Carlos Mario David Grade Frances Amalia Anna Maria and Norma. The american dad should be put up with All the other heroes of our Lime. He should stand proudly beside Abe Lincoln Daniel Boone and Superman. Isnit dad the one who bravely Street i scenes by Linda Smith fights against the Trees and branches of the Mesquite tree to obtain the secret Entrance of the roof to retrieve a b-47 paper air plane. Or the Man who teaches you All the rules and regulations of softball and football games and watches proudly As you make a Home run bringing the team in for their first win. This is the Man who conducts secret interrogation on the Young Man that wants to take you out for the first time. He is the Man who every american knows and who every american no matter what their age can Tell a legend about. Even though he May give you a few belts one time or another for staying out too late according to what he decrees you or takes away the car keys and your dignity when you wreck the car he is still a hero. All fathers Are extraordinary people but special recognition goes to the Man who has a Large family a deep concern for each of its members a Community Leader a business Man and a Man who has a close relationship with god. One prime example of this extraordinary Man is Mac Bernal. Bernal is the father of to children owner of Bernalis bakery a member of the evening Lions club of Alice member of the Alice school Board of trustees and member of St. Joseph Catholic Church. For some men the proudest moment they know of what it Means to be a father is when the first baby comes along and the doctor relates a you Are the father of a bouncing baby boy a but for Mac his proudest moment As a father is on the other end of the line when he sees his children Don Cap and gown instead of diapers. A i feel As i have accomplished something very great and special when my kids leave Home on their own. I feel As though i have taught them As i should and through the years they have taught me to be a Good father and a Good every father has their own special philosophy As How to raise their kids for the making of Fine men and women. Mac believes that this starts in the Home with close family relations and a close relationship with god. A the most important concept in our family is that if you Are close to the Church and close to god you will be close to your this Fine father enjoys activities with his family. Every year he a a his. Band travel to Mexico visiting new and different places every year. Mac lakes interest in the activities of his children. A i have really enjoyed watching my boys play football and baseball through their High school along with the sharing of fun activities the Bernal family also shares in the work Load at Home and at the bakery. A everybody helps out Down at the bakery every one has Given their time except for my two youngest children who Are still too Young. My son Jose Carlos manages the bakery Nixon party shaken syrian mics in sky unexpected Escourt this dad practices philosophy student reunion August 10 Alice sex students association annual reunion will be held Augustio in the knights of Columbus Hall. Allex students and teachers of the Alice schools Are invited. Classes honoured this year will be those ending in �?o4,�?� also 1949 class. Letters have been mailed to out of town exes. Registration cards will be mailed in july. Officers this year Are mrs. Solon Carpenter president Monde of Neill vice president mrs. Joe Eicher Secretary and Kendall Hickman treasurer. Classes open for beginner band students monday will be the first Day of classes for All Alice area students who Are beginning instrumental music classes. Students that will be in grades six through nine May attend classes being held at Adams Junior High band Hall these classes sponsored by the Alice school District Are taught by band directors Joe Garcia Bryce Taylor Bob Tull and Jim Wells and Are free of charge. Over 150 students have already registered for these classes with More expected to Register during mondays registration limes. Instruments being used for classes Are available on a rental bases or in some instances provided by the school District. Any student who has not registered for these classes should be brought to the Adams band Hall by one of their parents this monday Between the hours of i and 3 if they wish to take advantage of this Chance to learn How to make music with other students their age. For information purposes the Adams band Hall phone number is 664-6951. Its dads Day the family of roman Mac Bernal know a Good dad when they have him and you can be assured he will be a King at their Home today. Pictured front Row left to right Norma mrs. Bernal Bernal and David Back Row left to right Anna Maria Frances Jose Carlos Amalia and Gracie. Not pictured Are Mario roman And Luis Bernal. Echo news photo Damascus up president Nixon arrived in Syria saturday with an escort of four syrian Mig fighter planes whose sudden appearance in the sky forced the presidents spirit of �?T76 Jet to make a series of violent evasive Maneu vers. The presidents Pilot col. Ralph d Albertazzie immediately called Damascus Tower when he saw the camouflage painted Fighte a moving in pairs not too far from the spirit of �?T76�?Ts wingtips the Call to Damascus Tower confirmed that the planes were an honorary escort but in the meantime Albertazzie performed a series of Maneu vers that rocked the plane. Security measures have been tightened in Syria in preparation for Nixon a visit the third Stop on his five nation Mideast tour because of the Many palestinian refugees living in the country. So when the four soviet built migs appeared about 15 minutes out of Damascus Albertazzie took whatever evasive measures he could. Press Secretary Ronald Ziegler said. First there was a violent right turn. Then after the Call to Damascus Albertazzie made another series of Maneu vers while asking the fighter pilots in aviators code to verify their markings their intentions and the fact that they were an honorary escort Ziegler said. Damascus Tower the Sharp turning Maneu vers continued for some seven minutes with the presidents plane crossing the path of the fighters either below or above them until the confirmation was received from Damascus Tower Secretary of state Henry a. Kissinger who was in the planets rear compartment chatting with newsmen remarked that a a in be been Here 14 times and none of this Ever happened before a a then he went Forward to his seat the incident occurred some 50 to 60 Miles South of the syrian capital. Nixon was coming from saudi Arabia where he held discussions with King Faisal on . Economic Aid and the Oil situation Nixon was expected to get a request from syrian president Hafez Assad As Well for millions of dollars in . Aid in addition his trip might produce a resumption of .-syrian diplomatic relations which were severed at the outbreak of the Arab israeli War of june 1967 seemed pleased Ziegler speaking with reporters said Nixon a a seemed pleased with his discussions with Faisal and a very pleased with the result of his visit to in both places Nixon was told by Arab leaders that one problem that needed to be settled before there could be lasting peace in the Middle East was what to do with the palestinian refugees mum Damium a a a. A to a my cooking fuel no bother Jan uses rays of Sun the american association of University women will meet in a special called session tuesday june 18, at 3 . In the Home of mrs. W w. Farrar 1501 Rose drive. The purpose of the meeting is to plan for the coming year. Officers Are asked to be present and All members Are encouraged to attend. Ann Lowman of Alice attended the University of Texas methods conference for business teachers this past week in Austin. Instruction on the latest techniques for teaching typing shorthand record keeping office procedures and even the metric system was presented. Elizabeth mrs. J a Keliehor is convalescing at Home after a months hospitalization. She is Happy to be Home and her friends will be glad to know she May now have a limited number of visitors. Deborah Jane Chrisman has been awarded a scholarship to Mississippi University for women in Columbus Mississippi. She is the daughter of maj. And mrs. . Chrisman of Alice. Deborah was awarded a $1,100 National Merit scholarship. Mrs. Sherry Kafka Wagner will be the featured speaker at the 1974 Early childhood study conference presented by Texas a amp i in Kingsville june 21-22. Conference coordinators Are mrs. Johnnie Mae Haun mrs. Emma Grant and mrs. Betty Wallace. Registration forms May be obtained from mrs. Haun Box 2025, Texas a amp i Kingsville Texas 78363. Fishermen stand firm against toxic Landfill now and is doing a very Fine Job a commented Bernal. As his children mature and leave the Bernal household Mac gives them the Best advice he can to help his kids in the future and that is to pursue their education. He teaches Good discipline in his Home and feels the Best example for his kids to follow is their parents. His Rule of discipline applies to All children in his Home. A i feel As Long As your children Are at Home no matter if they Are from two to 25 they must still abide by their parents this All american dad is proud of his family As they Are of him. And when Mac says a father knows bests to be sure everyone will agree. By Carl Korges Echo news staff a put your hand in the Middle a Jan Smith said. A a you la feel just As he said the Middle of his solar reflector Felt a Good Deal hotter than the Edge of the shiny bowl or the air around it. A it s taking 16 Square feet of sunlight and putting it into one Square foot a Jan explained. He showed How the rays from the midday Sun hit the curved face of the reflector and came Back to the Point in the Middle of the bowl and a Short distance in front of its rim which Jan called the focus of the reflector and marked with a Rod sticking up from its Center. Jan has used the heat at the focus of his reflector for free out door Cook outs. A a in be cooked a lot of things Bacon hot dogs French Toast grilled cheese sandwiches on it a he said. Is the solar 0ill practical a it works fast a Jan says. A at first i took a pie pan painted the Bottom Black and put it in the Middle a Jan said. Then he made the Grill. A wooden leg that tilts the reflector up so that the bowl can be aimed at the Sun completes the equipment. The reflector itself is made of cardboard and poster Board covered with aluminium foil and mounted on a heavy Board four feet Square. A first i measured off a four foot diameter Circle a Jan said. A then i Cut out the sides and the two main ribs from cardboard then i added the half ribs and covered them All with poster Board to make the reflector the aluminium foil covers the cardboard base to make the reflector work. Jan said that he had to face some scepticism when he first used the reflector. A a lot of people thought it work that anything made of cardboard would be too Flimsy a he said. The plans for the reflector came from a Book on solar science experiments that he got through school. Jan Short for january is 14 and will be in the ninth Grade at William Adams Junior High school in the fall. His parents Are or. And mrs. Jan h. Smith of 1816 Encino in Alice. Jan is interested in several other parts of science besides his solar reflector Experiment. A i like to mess around with electronics a he said a i built a stereo set and i listen to my Short wave on his radio Jan likes to tune in the Marine band and also special science programs a from All science naturally leads Jan a list of school subjects though he Isnit quite As enthusiastic about the mathematics that goes along with the science topics. A i can do the math that goes with my electronics a Jan said. A when i need to do it i do changing hands outgoing evening Lions club president Armoldo Adame passes the Gavel to incoming president Armengol Farias As District governor Al Rogers makes it official. Additional coverage of the evening Lions banquet is on Page two. Echo news photo see fishermen Page 2 Cloudy weather solar chef Energy crisis or no Energy crisis Jan Smith has found that it is possible to Cook with just sunlight. His solar reflector focuses the suns rays at tin end of the Center Rod to collect enough heat for cooking. Echo news photo heartily endorsing Lubye a stand against the installation of a toxic Landfill project in the three Rivers area. A it is encouraging to find that finally some of the citizens of Corpus Christi Are rebelling against the constant pollution of our Waterways a read the memorandum. A after years of observing the uncontested destruction of nieces Bay by Shell dredging Channel dredging spoil poorly treated waste water Thermal pollution etc., it is heartwarming to hear a feeble voice from Corpus Christi whispering. a the memorandum signed by . President John alibis and Board members Bill Davisson Alvin red Steffens c. A. Davis jr., Roy Dodson Luis Mora and or. W. M. Davis aligns the organization with the stand taken by the Alice qty Council in their last session. They too at the suggestion of mayor Joe Ramirez sent a proclamation to Luby adding their influence to Lubye a stance against the toxic waste Plant. President alibis asked members of the . As Well As All those in the Community interested in fishing and pollution control to address letters to Clayton fishermen protest officers of the Alice based coastal Bend fishing association Are sending a memorandum to Corpus Christi mayor Jason Luby backing opposition to a proposed toxic Landfill near three Rivers. Adding their signatures to the document Are . Directors or. A m. Davis left and Roy Dodson. Echo news photo Alice and Vicinity partly Cloudy and mild with a Chance for showers and thundershowers through today. High today lower 90s Low tonight lower 70s. Winds will be variable. Guiding themselves by the old adage a the Waters downstream will never be Clear if the Waters upstream Are muddied a the officers of the Alice based coastal Bend fishing association dispatched a memorandum to mayor Jason Luby of Corpus Christi

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