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Alice Echo News (Newspaper) - November 2, 1969, Alice, Texas Sui Ross ail Texas sum 13 12 45 14 thu Baylor 31 14 Mississippi 26 leu 23 no Highlands 37 Arkansas 35 la r. Tech 24 Auburn 38 Houston 38 Western St. 0 13 i Rice 14 Florida 12 Miami 36 n. Texas 31 e. Texas 49 3hio St. 35 Penn St. 38 Vandy 26 Cincinnati 30 h Payne 14 i n a str. 6 Boston 16 Tulane 23 Alice Echo news volume 75 second Ria Quot to a a i paid at 78332 Alice Texas sunday november 2, 1969 to daily 20� sunday Alice 20, Kingsville 19 Aguf Dulce 54, Sheryl my Hen Bott 28, Riviera 16 Hebbronville 27, Zapata 7 Premont 7, i reer 6 Orange trove 48, Odem 12 san Diego 6, Hen vivid cd 0 Falfurrias 22, Mio Grande Lyford 40, i it a Joya 6 Santa Rosa 50, san Isidro Psia 27, Brownsville 22 Hub City Day monday in Alice number 73 12 in Jim Wells wrecks traffic fatalities Moum the vehicle pictured was involved in die Accident 2.9 Miles South of mice on Highway 281 at 12 15 . Saturday. The was driven by Luis Hui Zaietz of Kingsville and collided with a truck killing two members of die Ion ale. Tamil mrs. Guadalupe gon Zalez 28, and six month Vard son Luis Gonzalez or. The Accident was investigated b Highway patrolmen . Vickers and Bill Stehle. Photo Courtesy Gerald he own photo service s treet Cenes 6y Lillian Wilson Orange Grove plans its 1969 Homecoming next weekend. The bulldogs will play Shary land. The band Booster club of Orange grow is planning an open House for Allex band members of Orange Grove High after the football game. The event will be in the hand Hall. Recent paintings and sculpture by Jon h. Thompson assistant Cruft Quot or of Art it Texas i Are being shown in the gallery of the Frank c. Smith Tine it Center on Campus. The show opened saturday. Thompson is Well known throughout South Texas for his work and has exhibited widely. City to allow change of plat for housing a group of Alice Garden club members attended program sponsored by the Corpus Christi Garden club held at the Garden Center. A what s new in Floral fashions was the title of thi program with five florists As speakers. A luncheon was served by the Host club members. Attending from mice were mesdames . Edgar "�r., Henry Weltner , . Steen . Edwards or. Ray Snowden leones Leer Ger Charlie Gough arum Leo Bordelon. The Ria. Dale Harter pastor of the first Christian Church will represent District 9 at the state Board meeting of the Christian Church in Texas. The meeting is set nov. 3-4 and will be in fort Worth. Alice cemetery association will meet at 3 . Monday. The meeting will be in the Home of mrs. F. C. Thorpe 1324 Lincoln. Boy committed to Gatesville a 15-Yearold Alice boy was committed to the state training school at Gatesville Friday at a hearing before county judge . Harville. The boy has been involved in a number of burglaries Over the past several months. Ile was taken into custody and will be taken to Gatesville monday by probation officer Bobby Adame. A second boy age 15, was placed under suspended commitment and will be under the jurisdiction of Adame. Members Ltd to the mice City Council last Friday in an Extension of their second regular meeting for october voted unanimously to Grant John c. Mullen the right to re plat his proposed subdivision for location of 72 Homes for persons with incomes from s3, to so manually. Original plat As filed Prev ious Alice Firemon struck by an Alice Volunteer fireman was injured when an automobile went out of control Early saturday morning and struck him As he stood in front of die Central Eire station. Chester Lee Jerry 50, of 924 a. Ummond St was admitted to j physicians and surgeons Hospital Vav till lacerations of of head a bodily injuries and injuries to i left foot. He was considered in satisfactory condition saturday. According to patrolman Mario Garcia the investigating officer Terry was struck by a driven by Michele Lynd 16, of Ink Monte Vista St when her travelling West drifted too near die fire station ramp where term by failed to comply with Mullen a Jim a request to put in a sewer plan for the new project. Here nine Dong the North Ide of her Quested the right to introduce a Cotton we Iod Hill addition with new plat and upon unanimous rec the cd supplying the labor my came to it rest to its top. Gasoline exploded and the c tight fire with both men penned inside. Jus ice of the peace a Berto Garcia pronounced both men dead to the scene the Accident was investigated by Highway patrolmen Lal v Icker my Bill Stehle. The wreck that took the lives of the member of the Gonzalez family occurred at 12 15 urn. 2.9 mile South of mice on Highway 281. The driven by Luis Gonzalez w is travelling a uth my the truck tractor and Semi trailer w is travelling North it the time of the collision. According to report of the collision a cow wandered in front of the truck the semitrailer Jackknife and the collision with the Gonzalez followed. The tractor broke Loose physicians and surgeons from the trailer and rolled Over penning i a far a in the cab it took workmen with a Torch some 30 minutes to him. Both the tractor and the Gonzalez Wert considered total losses. The tank Section of the truck by was standing and he was hit. He was carried about 30 feet on the How gtd of the vehicle. The Accident occurred at 12 30 . Saturday. Of a b he planning and zoning , the Council after study a it the proposed project glinted the request but Only with certain in visions. Mullen orig Inal in had named the proposed subdivision a i of human it Arios one provision for acceptance of his i Reque t is that he change this j Nam. This provision was re a Quested by councilman Joe a j mire who declared that the i name i Misle it Ding in that certain politic 1 minority group j is publicizing that the project j is associated with them. He w is also agreeable to pro pos j Sugge Teddy mayor Lucien j Flournoy in that he convey that portion of the property Toth City where in the future s. Texas j blvd. And xenon St. In in be extended include another 50-foot opening for a Street exiting from the property to the North Side and inform potential Home buyers in the project that they will be subject to municipal assessments for future Street improvements. I under Mullen a plan Home to be built in the subdivision can be punch ised by persons to whom inv furn acing will be available on it i Simil to plan As the Federal rent supplement programs. The Council also further voted to Grant mrs. Marguerite mul a no my he the r pm he Ivion was taken upon die recommendation by mayor Flournoy who during a lengthy discussion with members of the Council and City attorney Dave Gro t determined the project would it no precedent under provisions if i 1963 ordinance and the it with the City facing the possibility of having to install the line four person were killed one from mice end two from Kingsville family my three persons injured one critically in two separate accidents that occurred Early a re in morning near mice. Killed were lost Mari i Buen Tello 40, of 412 Lucero St., i ice my lose a. Here 35, of Benavides both killed in one Accident and or. Guadalupe on Zale 28, of King Ville and her 16-months-old son Lui Gonzalez or. Killed in a second wreck. Critically injured w i Luis Gonzalez sr., no age Given of Kingsville the Driver of one of the cars involved Rosie gon i ale 4, a d Mghiter of the Gonzalez family and Manuel de la i 33, of Kennedy the Driver of i truck tractor and semitrailer that w to involved in a collision with the Gonzalez . The elder Gonzalez w is treated at Hospital and transferred to i Corpus Christi Hospital where i condition was listed As critical saturday. Both in la Garza my the Gonzalez child were reported in satisfactory condition saturday at physicians and not badly damaged. Buentello was a native of Ben Bolt my hid resided in Alic for the past la years. Be w is a Veteran of world War hand a member of v .1 a. Post no. 8621. Rosary will be recited at 8 . Tonight in the Walker mor t Chapel. Requiem mass will be celebrated it 3 . Monday in the St. Joseph Catholic Church in Al ice. Burial will follow the service in the did Collins cemetery under the direction of Wal Ker Mora funeral Home of Alice. Quot survivors include his wife or. Con sue to g. Buentello of Alice two d lighters misses Raquel and Patricia Buentello both of mice one is ter mrs. Carmen Cadena of Ben Bolt two Brothers Quirino Buentello of Lamesa Noe Buentello of surgeons Hospital. The Accident in which Buen Tello my Perez were killed occurred u 3 52 urn. 1.5 Miles least of Al be on farm Road 665. Both Mer were employed Jas civilian workers it or Al in Corpus Christi and were returning from work when the Lear in which they were Riding the cd the of the four people brings to ii he number of persons killed in Rural wrecks in Jim Well county and the fifth traffic fatality within four Days in the county. Thomas c. Mcninch a killed in t truck col i Ion in mice Early wednes Day morning. Mice has had five traffic fatalities thi year the in killed in Rural wrecks ners Willard Ohio his parents or. And mrs. Tiburcio Buentello of Ben Bolt other relatives. Perez was a longtime resident of Benavides. Rosary will be recited at 8 . Tonight at the family residence in Benavides. Requiem Mast will be celebrated at 5 . Monday in the Nant a Rosa de Lima Catholic Church in Benavides. Burial will follow the services in the Benavides cemetery under the direction a it of Wal Ker Mora funeral Home. Survivors include his parents or. My mrs. V in Perez of Benavides two sons Alfredo and Vian Perez both of Benavides one daughter miss Cut Ivina Perez of Benavides one sister miss Leotina Perez of Benavides one brother Julian Perez of Benavides. Jew grand jury indicts seven for one House it a time j went Quot it of control left the at All expense it would mean Roadway on the North Side Cross j the Al time High inthe8years a savings for the City de the 5 ditch travelled a that reality records have been however councilman Joe Rami-1 Crons the Road and struck a j kept in the county. In 1958 18 voted a 1 inst the action Jar Wace. The overturned and were killed. Rez seven persons were indicted by the Jim Wells county grand jury in session Friday. Included in the indictments were three for Possession of Mari Juan one for statutory r ipe Trofo swindling by Check and one for felony driving while intoxicated. Indicted for Possession of Marijus a were Cipriano s. De Lav Ina jr., 25, of Kingsville Carlos v. Antu 19, of 327 Olmito St., and Bene c. Trevino 21, of 502 Oliver St. Beasley Art depicts life of South Texas Vaquero 3 drawings highlight Hub City Day monday the Vaquero tilt Cowboy of the South Texas Brush country As he lived and existed for 150 years prior to the modernization of the Range has almost disappeared. He exists Only in the memory of a few aging men and the writings of such men As f rank Dobie. But an area is trying to keep for posterity his concept of what tilt Early Vaquero was like. Ricardo Beasley a member of a Pioneer area family and for Many years a Vaquero himself is depicting in i pen and Ink sketches the cattle the horses and the men who Wert a part i of the cattle Industry As it de a pc loped in die sprawling Range-1 land of this Section of Texas j his Art is unique in Many tilt vast land Grants were broken up either divided among descenders or sold off. Portions of Hie land Grants still remain As Large ranches however. Beasley grew up among and worked with die Vaqueros who were die elite of Mieir business. The top hands had to by excellent horsemen capable of Riding a hard bucking bronc Good ropers Able to rope throw and tie alone the wildest steer and men Widi the strength and endurance to land the harsh life of the Range. Beasley wanted to capture for the future the life of these men and the animals of the Range As he a and remembered them. Life on the Range was harsh Beasley has spent most of his lift among Vaqueros and has worked for a number of ranches. In March he was injured while working on the Salt Creek ranch East of Refugio when a horse fell w till him. Doctors say that he will never be Able to ride again. His own injury has not lessened his desire to depict die life As he knew it on die Range. He Hopes to publish a Bouk with his drawings and include with lit written commentary on die circumstances surrounding each picture. The Vaquero Art of Beasley comes of a feeling a rapport and a need to slum life As he response to it in the sprawling cow country of South Texas a Type of life unique within itself the Public is expected to be Able to see the Art work of Beasley in the near future. Plans Are being made for a one Man show at the Alice Public Library. I a Del a Vina arrested on the charge on oct. 18 by Highway patrolmen Daniel Mora and c. C. Barless. Cantu and Trevino were a re ted on oct. 18 by Dep. Sheriff Mauricio Gonzalez my Constable Roberto Smithwick. >11 were placed under $2,600 Bonds. Indicted for swindling by Check were Joseph Trejo of pm Irr and Apo Tome Leal. Trejo was indicted for posing a worthless Check for $443 to John p. Shriver on june 28. Bond was it at $1,500. I Eal was indicted for Pis ing a Check for $51 to Fred s. My Elroy on july 5. Adolfo Buentello jr., 22, of it. 2, Alice a indicted for statutory rape. He is reused of assaulting an 18-year-old Aliet girl on May 16. Bond was set let $500. Mateo m. Trevino lr., los. Of it. 2, Alice was indicted on a charge of Fel it by drive my while intoxicated after his rest on oct. 12 by patrolman Csc. Barless. He was previously convicted on 1 driving while drunk charge in Willacy county on nov. La 1964. Bond want to $500. Hist. Atty. Tab. Lloyd presented the evidence to the grand jury. Alice and area residents will find bargains galore in All tile Alice stores monday for Hub City Day. The feature of the Day will be the 5 . Drawings in front of the Alice Echo news office for the too Hub Bucks. There will be three drawings with the first Winner receiving 50 Hub Bucks and the other two winners will get 25 Hub Bucks each. The Hub Bucks Are Able for merchandise in the stores participating in die november promotion. You May Register for the drawing in die stores participating in the promotion. Coupons Are published in today a edition of the Alice Echo news in die merchants advertisement. These coupons Are to be deposited in the stores registration Box which is designated on the Coupon. Hub Bucks must be redeemed during the month of november by the Winner. Merchants participating in november a Hub City Day pro motion Are Kroger St Amily Cen cattle ter Sears Roebuck amp co. A a respects. It is close to nature and often dangerous. Vaqueros die physical action of die wild often sustained broken limbs or t. G. K y., Terry Farris in Sage Wood mall . In Sage Wood mall and Burger chef. Others participating arc Bryson a food Center Western Auto . Penney co., Townsend a shoe store Woolworth Terry f Arri s downtown and Alice hardware co. W ally a Davis f furniture c of redeem beaus in Sag Wood mall Ili a. Downtown . Andony co., Hills of Alice inc., Pablo Gonzalez hardware co. And like l Ayres will redeem the Hub Bucks for november. Hub Bucks will also be redeemable at Levine a fashion cleaners pizza hut. High Breh in Mode of Day i Cho stationery Dodson jewelry and lacks first state Bank Alice National Bank my first National Bank Are also participating in the monthly promotion. Be sure and shop Alice for All die Hub City Day specials monday. The bodily motion of the cow horse the drama of Man against beast and beast against nature. A of it i realistic i and dramatic. Beasley Lias been drawing since he was a child always with die injuries from falling horses or fighting cattle. Is ild bulls or steers sometimes maimed or killed horses. One of the old time Vaqueros once told Beasley that three horses were killed and 27 guarded at a Roundup in idea of putting on paper the Dru a of 3u0 Brush country steers a Diat was die cattle business Northern Duval county. A it existed for malty Genera a Tach of some 40 sketches that dons he started drawing it six Beasley considers worthy of pre station depict some drama year old and one of to Early memories a a prize he won from a teacher for a picture. For the entire 61 years of i life he has been Dost to the cow and the horse and the men who worked is iria die two to make an Industry die Vaquero. His great Grandfather Rafael Garcia Salina came into this area Well Over 150 years ago to take up a claim on a Spanish land Grant. The vast Section of die then almost worthies land stretched from Jim Wells county South to the Rio Grande Widi one Section known As la Messina and located in Brook county containing 72,000 acres. Over the years tic action some unusual scene stat he saw or was described to min by others a horse charged by a wild Bull a mounted horseman tossed skyward by a wild steer or cattle Guam for food during a drought. The action depicted in the picture is of die Best of the Vaqueros. Most of them now dead some still living. He considers such Vaqueros As Marcello Guzman Sam Smithwick Albert Ceja Colon Garza Richard Skidmore and Andre Villarreal All now dead and a few still living but grown old Teofilo Salmas. Juan Everett and Teofilo Molina the great ones. Ricardo Beasley Vaquero artist is shown with two of his pictures

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