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Alice Echo News (Newspaper) - September 02, 1973, Alice, TexasTo .0. I pm Center . Pox 45436 in 1/ a. Tikas 7 52 35 of you min your Alice Echo news Coll 664-6580 wooled i Iii 6 . Sundays Iii 9 . Alice Echo news Alice Texas sunday september 2, 171 number 332 impeachment due labor Lead amp a says it s a must Dps lists Young males As Likely Accident victims a summary of fatal Rural accidents released by the Texas department of Public safety indicates the most Likely candidate for a fatal Accident would be a male in the 20 to 24 year old Ane group colliding with another vehicle on a . Or state Highway while he was driving on a saturday around 6 . The Rural Accident Survey. Which includes statistics compiled from Jim Wells Duval Brooks live Oak san Patricio nieces and Jim Hogg counties reported that there had been a total of 1060 fatal accidents in the Rural areas covered by the Survey in the first six months of 1973. Of this number 736 were men and 324 were women next to the 20 to 24 age group the 15 to 19 years old followed by the 25 to 34 year old Drivers were most vulnerable one Hundred sixty two Young men in the first category were Street scenes by Linda Smith St Elizabeth altar society s first meeting of the year will be held tuesday september 4, at 7 p in in the Parish Hall this first meeting will begin with a covered dish supper being served at 7 followed by a business meeting at 8 . Of you cannot attend the supper you Are urged to be present at the business meeting All women that Are members of St Elizabeth Catholic Church Are urged to attend. An organizational meeting for the Alice car Pool for Texas a amp i will be Friday september 7 at 7 30 in the Alice Public Library All persons interested in participating in the car Pool Are urged to in1 present. The Ekeh band boosters will meet tuesday september 4. At 7 30 p a in the Freer High school band Hall All parents and interested persons Are invited chairman of the Hope Chest drive to Benefit multiple sclerosis announced today that the door to door Campaign last week in Alice was extremely successful he also extended thanks to the steering committee of the Alice drive miss Hazel Bussey mrs. David Venecia and Oscar Navejar for their work the committee reported nearly $1,500 raised to Date with pledges yet to come in these funds will be used for patient services Here in our Community and to further research into the cause and cure of m s. Victims of fatal traffic accidents with 156 victims each in the following two classifications. The most dangerous Days to drive were definitely the weekend Days with saturday leading sunday followed by monday. One Hundred ninth two fatal accidents occurred in the period under consideration on a saturday 146 on a sunday and 126 on a Friday. Collisions with other motor vehicles Lead the list of Accident causes with running off the Road and colliding with fixed objects running second and third. Two car collisions accounted for 363 of the fatalities. Running off the Road accounted for 148, and collisions with fixed objects took a toll of to fatalities. The most dangerous hours for Rural motorists would seem to be 6 to 7 ., followed by 4 . And 7 . Lastly the most dangerous roads to drive on for Rural motorists according to the report to be . And state highways followed by the City streets of towns under 2,500 in population with county roads listed in third place. To look at the Bright Side of the statistical compilation the safest Rural Driver in Texas would be a lady in her seventies driving on an interstate Highway at approximately 4 . Wednesday morning. Council meeting wednesday by Donald Finley Washington up Al Cio president George Meany said saturday Congress would have to impeach president Nixon if he defied a supreme court order to turn Over his White House tapes on watergate but Meany declined to speculate whether an impeachment move would succeed in the House in such eventuality. Or whether the Senate would convict Nixon the 79-year-old Union Leader discussed watergate and a wide Range of other subjects at a 90-minute pre labor Day interview with eight reporters invited to lunch in his office at Al Cio Headquarters across Lafayette Park from the White House. In previous Public statements Meany shied away from saying whether Nixon should be impeached or should resign because of watergate. But this time he said any Defiance of the supreme court by the president a a would create a chaotic condition and i think the Congress will have to impeach because of the watergate affair he said a unless there is some change we now have a president that the american people by and Large have lost Confidence but he said he did no to expect Nixon to resign unless his fellow republicans urged him to. Meany said the Senate watergate hearings had led him to conclude that Congress should pass a Reform Law limiting political spending and contributions a what these people were doing was extortion a he said of Nixon Campaign solicitors likening their activities to the old Protection Racket a the morals of this committee to reelect was not any bettor than the morals of the gangsters he said Meany said he believed Nixon a uppermost concern a from the tune he gets up in the morning until he goes to bed at night is what he can it to to better his image and he predicted Nixon a will go Down in histor As one of our poorest presidents on the basis of the economic picture and before we Are through on the International the labor Leader puffing on his Ever present Cigar predicted the nation would have a recession by the end of the year he also forecast that unions will begin resorting to More strikes if prices continue to Rise sharply while wages Are rigidly controlled the Only solution he said is to let the nation return to a completely free Market Economy. President Nixon Agnew hold thorough discussion the Alice City Council has rescheduled their bimonthly meeting originally planned for last monday for wednesday evening at 5 30 . The Agenda As released by the City managers office includes a a report on bids for Petroleum products a the consideration of an ordinance receiving and accepting improvements on Cecilia Street a a hearing of recommendations from the newly formed Airport Board a the approval of a contract for appraisal of Oil and Industrial properties a the cancellation of utilities easement a appointments to the builders advisory Board and a hearing of the staff a recommendation for bids on annual expendable supplies and services contracts. The meeting is open to the Public and a hearing of visitors is a regular feature of the councils Agenda. Allocations Hurt Agnew Republican leaders assert t Tell 14> i it Washington up president Nixon and vice president Spiro t. Agnew held a a thorough discussion of agnews Legal and political troubles for two hours Satur Day and the White House said there was no talk of a possible Agnew resignation a the vice president brought the president up to Date on current matters involving him self a White House Deputy press Secretary Gerald l Warren said. A it was a Good session a a Nixon and the vice president met alone at Agnew s request a in the presidents Oval office starting at 10 40 a i about nine hours after Nixon j returned from a 12 Day working vacation at san Clemente Calif. Warren refused to give any details of their discussion saying it was a a private a there was no discussion of Agnew resigning Warren said nor was there any review of constitutional questions about Agnew s Legal status As vice president while under Washington up a Many state Republican leaders believe vice president Spiro t agnews 1976 presidential aspirations have been Hurt by allegations of wrongdoing. But nearly As Many believe he could turn the affair to his advantage should he prove his innocence. A majority of the gop state chairmen responding to a up Survey expressed Confidence that neither the watergate scandal nor the investigation of the vice president in connection with an alleged kick Back scheme would seriously affect Republican chances in next years congressional and state elections. Of the 47 chairmen who replied 13 said they thought age had been damaged by the charges and declined further comment 13 expressed support for the vice president and said he would not be Hurt or might even be helped it his innocence is established 13 thought it would be premature to speculate on the effects and 8 declined to comment Agnew has vehemently denied allegations that he received kickbacks from state contractors while he was Baltimore county chief executive and governor of Maryland and he has protested leaks to news Media of the Federal investigation of his activities. Even so the latest Gallup poll found agnews support Down from 35 per cent last april to 22 per cent in August labor Day putting Bim in a tie for the Lead with California gov Ronald Reagan. Among the other to prospective candidates listed were new York gov Nelson a Rockefeller and former Texas gov. John b. Connally. Vermont Goh i chairman Stewart Smith was among those who foresaw Only Adverse effects for Agnew As a result of the investigation saying a i think he s probably been Hurt to a degree whether 1 he a guilty or not guilty the i implications of accusations i tend to Hurt a candidate a i said Oregon chairman David Green a i think it i probably has very definitely affected agnews chances i he a no longer the obvious front runner a a criminal investigation. Agnew s press spokesman. Marsh Thomson confirmed Warrens remarks and said a they had a very very satisfactory meeting together Quot Thomson said there was a nothing of a major special nature to the meeting other sources said Agnew who has seen his lawyers for each of the past two or three Days reviewed a Legal strategy with Nixon although Thomson denied it Thomson did say the two discussed a the Way it is being handled by him Agnew and his it was the first face to face meeting Between Nixon and Agnew since aug 7, the Day before Agnew went on nationwide television to deny allegations he had received kick Hacks from government contractors in Maryland Agnew disclosed then that he was under Federal investigation for possible violation of tax extortion bribery and conspiracy Laws and declared he would remain in office and fight to prove his innocence. There have been published reports recently notably a time Magazine article that attorney George Beall might be ready to present evidence involving Agnew to a Federal grand jury in Baltimore. Attorney general Elliot l Richardson who was spending the labor Day weekend at ape cod mass., has said he w ill make the ultimate decision whether the government seeks an indictment against Agnew police blotter three Alice men were taken into custody and booked on aggravated assault on a police officer charges Early saturday morning As a result of a fracas outside a Gloria St. Bar. Hub City Days features budget savers and prizes an immunization clinic for children Ages two months to five years will be conducted tuesday september 4 from 9 30 a in until noon in the nurses office in the primary department at Benavides. The following vaccines will he available Dot polio red measles and rubella the program is sponsored by the Texas state department of health and the vaccines Are free to the Public. Parents Are requested to bring any available health records on their children to the clinic Mack Jackson Are you like most people these Days worrying about prices and considering How far you can stretch a Dollar Hub City Days this month will help you solve this dilemma because you will have twice As Many chances to win prizes and there will be an extra Bonus. Coupons for Hub City Days drawing will be published in both the sunday and monday editions of the Echo news for you to clip and fill in. This Means that you will have a double Chance of w inning huh Bucks. One Hundred dollars in Hub Bucks will be awarded $50 to the person whose name is on the first Lucky Coupon drawn and $25 each for the next two. And participating merchants Are going All out to offer you bargains you can to turn Down plus Many stores will hold inshore drawings for prizes in store drawings will be held at Firestone and the prize they will award is a oath scale Jennings your Choice of $5.98 album Bealls bathroom Shower curtain j. C Penneys three pair panty Hose. To amp a Flower arrangements your Choice Zales g. E. Steam and dry Iron Terry Farris electric can opener Kroger Van Wyck can opener and knife Sharpener Heb. Transistor radio and Ocean Delight set of two lobster platters. Merchants who Are participating in Hub City Days Are j. C. Penneys Terry Farris. Davis furniture h e b. Food store is e b. Family Center to amp a family Center Kroger family Center lacks Bealls department store Alice Echo stationery. Duke and Ayers Zales jewellers Sears levines Rushing and Gonzalez Comal Cotton Dodson a jewelry c. R. Anthony co. Goodyear Jennings music Center Firestone. Also what Burger Alice hardware co., White Auto store television City Ocean Delight and contributors Are Fulco enterprises first National Bank Alice National Bank and creditors service Bureau. The drawings for Hub Bucks will be conducted at the Echo news office at the close of business on tuesday and the names of Hub Bucks winners will be published in wednesdays edition. Done to forget. Clip the coupons from today a Echo news and those from mondays edition. Fill in the Coupon and Deposit it at the participating merchants place of business. Coupons must be deposited in Hub City Days boxes located at each of the stores listed. The incident developed when officers Enrique Garza and Joe Page were dispatched to the bar around Midnight to investigate a report of a fight in Progress when Garza and Page were questioning witnesses they were reportedly approached by Juan Rivera 27, of 1133 e second St., who began interfering with the officers and allegedly challenged officer Garza to fight. While trying to subdue Rivera Garza reportedly was dealt a hard blow on the head that knocked off his uniform Cap. As bystanders began participating in the free for All a Call for assistance brought officers to Soliz Ray Magouirk t. W. Stansell Doroteo Martinez and sgt. E. W. Sherek to the scene. Before peace was restored officer Page arrested Reyes r. Sanchez 26 of 834 w. Farm re. On drunk in Public and disorderly conduct charges As Well As aggregated assault upon an officer. Officer Magouirk took Amado Sanchez 24, of 931 Ida St. Into custody for allegedly interfering with a lawful arrest and aggregated assault upon an officer. Rivera was taken to a local Hospital for treatment of minor cuts and bruises before joining the other two men at county jail. Ltd of buy i observances Urban renewal Council to meet labor Day will be observed locally by Federal state county and City offices monday As a Holiday the Banks will also be closed the Alice Echo news will go to press Early and route boys will deliver papers at an earlier hour than usual the classified department will be closed monday most of the Sag Wood mall businesses will be open and Many of the downtown merchants plan to be open for business. Postmaster p. D. Cauley stated incoming mail will be placed in Post office boxes but there will be no local or Rural deliveries on monday. He stressed the Only outgoing mail pickup monday will be at 5 . A special meeting of the Alice Urban renewal Agency Board has been called for 5 thursday at the Alice City Council Chambers in City Hall among the items to be considered As listed on the Agenda Are the awarding of a contract for the Lattas Creek improvement project a amendments to acquisition appraisal report contracts amendments to reuse appraisal report contracts award contract Tor maintenance of la land award contract for Legal services in general litigation the award contracts for removal rehabilitation and site clearance award contracts for demolition and site clearance award contracts for land disposition a removal rehabilitation and site clearance negotiations demolition and site clearance negotiations land disposition negotiations and approval of staff travel allowances. The meeting is open to the Public and anyone with business before the Board is invited to attend. No Ona showed up san Diego taking of depositions from Duval county judge Archer Parr and mrs. Jody Martin Parr on assets and liabilities of their current estates was not held Here saturday morning As scheduled. At to ., time set for taking the depositions in 229th District court the Duval county courthouse was virtually deserted. Only a custodian and a couple of courthouse officials were present the officials Tor the stated purpose of being present for the depositions. They said they knew nothing about the session being postponed or transferred to a new location Emilio Davila Laredo at Sornev appointed As trustee Foi the estates of judge and mrs Farr. Was to take the parrs depositions the depositions were to be taken in conjunction with a suit by first state Bank of san Diego against the parrs the suit asks a receiver be appointed and that some $125,000 allegedly owed to the Bank by purr be collected for fear the estates would be expended by the divorce action filed Here by Parr in july or by divorce action mrs. Parr filed june 25 in nieces county. Also scheduled for saturday was a meeting of the Duval county commissioners. They were to set a tax rate and adopt a budget for the coming year. Not a single commissioner could be contacted saturday to question about the meeting. C bargains you can turn Clown Duke Ana Ayers the other two men at county couple of courthouse officials 1 r Eiver be a question about the me plus Many stores will hold in jewellers Sears levines Hub City Days boxes Loc Aiea Meade were present the officials for suit asks a receiver m k Jackson i store drawings for prizes. Rushing and Gonzalez Comal at each of the s ores is e j Hub City Days monday and tuesday

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