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Alice Echo News (Newspaper) - September 26, 1976, Alice, Texas Alice 40 Texas a amp a 38 Houston 21 Tulsa 9 leu 31 Nebraska 64 Baylor 34 sum 38 Falfurrias 6 Abilene cd to Texas a amp Mio Arkansas 3 Rice 0 thu to Illinois 19 n. Texas St. 31 san Diego 38 Odem 28 Ben Bolt 52 Rio g. City 24 Banquete 28 collation 17 Agua Dulce 6 Missouri 22 Moody Jav 6 Orange or. 14 Culoso mid Jav 0 Hebbronville 22 Benavides 16 Premont 7 skid Tynan 6 Ohio St. 21 of Yow miss your Alice Echo news Coll 664-6580 Wook foys till 6 . Sunday a Iii 9 . Alice Echo news five Days without fire Call volume 82 second cos Pottage paid at Aile. Texas 7�jj2 Alice. Texas. Sunday. September 26. 1s7s number in african War threat Many problems still remaining by the an dated press Johannesburg South Africa despite White Rhodesia a agreement to Sui Render Power to the country a Black majority the threat of race War in Southern Africa re Mains there Are Many obstacles to be faced before an Independent Black ruled Zimbabwe As Black nationalists Call Rhodesia emerges out of the breakaway British Colony. And after that there Are still the problems of Namibia or South West Africa and South Africa itself it still is not Clear if rho Desiay a sharply divided Black nationalists can unite Long enough to accept the Power being offered them while Joshua Nkomo Leader of a moderate faction of the african National Council is considered a Likely candidate to Lead a Black Rhodesia he has several rivals among them Are american educated methodist Bishop Abel Muzorewa who has significant prot arcs on Namibia now ruled by South Africa following talk with South african prime Mist i John Vorster in Pretoria Las weekend but there has been no pub i it announcement that the South West Africa people s organization Sward which is fighting a guerrilla War against the South african rulers from bases in Angola has been invited to participate in a constitutional conference South Africa has agreed to give the territory in dependence on Deil is i97h. But Many Black nationalists claim South Africa is trying to set up a a a puppet government of Black leaders it controls Street scenes by Lillian Wilson a Flowers of Paradise Hawaii Quot will be the program topic for mrs Joe Amerine for the Alice Garden club meeting at 3 15 . Monday. The club will meet in the Home of mrs Nelda Paseler with mrs John Manuel As Cohoe teas mrs. J a Keliehor will present the meditation and a parliamentarians report will be Given by mrs. . Morris. Hugh Conn president of Hillcrest Pat extends a special invitation to the parents of students in the school to attend the first meeting of the school year at 7 30 . Monday in the cafeteria the teachers will be introduced and refreshments will be served new members of the Dubose Community school advisory Council will be introduced at the meeting planned tuesday at 7 in the school lounge duties of the Council will be reviewed along with goals and objectives of the past year goals and objectives for the current year will be selected. Visitors Are invited prizes Given for chamber Campaign merchants make donations thought for the Day in the rotary clubs bulletin see scenes. Page 2 prizes for outstanding achievement in this years Alice chamber of Commerce fund and membership drive Range from a Hoo savings Bond to a Handy six foot ladder the latter gift May come in Handy As the drive volunteers poet the daily results of their efforts to acquire too new members and raise 16,000 for the chamber scoffers. The prizes some to be awarded for daily achievements and others to be distributed to the top salesmen at the gala Victory party on october 9 were accumulated by prize committee members Frank Funke John Jones and Terry Hammond. The individual prizes and the contributors Are As follows daily prizes Schlitz distributing co., 12 Ceramic Beer mugs Sheps Fried Chicken one House of sheriff s report two men have been charged with theft Over $200 and under $10,000 As a result of a Jim Wells county sheriffs department investigation into a burglary ring which has resulted in the recovery of a number of to and stereo equipment. Held without Bond in county jail on the theft charges Are Oscar Limon and Joe Jones both of Alice. The widening investigation is expected to result in further charges this week. Recovered property has been identified by victims and is being stored at the county jail. Heading the investigating team Are deputies Robert Smithwick jr., Louis Barrera and Dover Chote with county probation officer Ernest Trevino and Alice police sgt Juan Barrera assisting. He ring has been victimizing both City and county residents specializing apparently in electronic equipment that can be easily fenced locally or in neighbouring cities. A residence in Alice was apparently used As a storehouse for much of the stolen properties Chicken Dena a restaurant dinner for two Reyes restaurant mexican or Steak dinner for two Beefeater restaurant dinner for two Lone Star Beer distributing co., two cases of Beer vow see prizes Page 2 weather Alice and Vicinity partly Cloudy skies and warm temperatures with a slight Chance of thundershowers today is the forecast by the National weather service. Overnight Low saturday 69 degrees High saturday noon 83 winds will be southeasterly at 5-10 Miles an hour diminishing at night. Treasure from sea Shore Echo carriers Rolando Davila la is the Alice Echo news Carrier for route 17. The son of bar. And mrs. Lorenzo Davila of 1200 Josephine and the phone number is 664-2495 the Boundary for his route includes Lucille drive Woodlawn Rose Ann drive Josephine Catherine and Sag Wood apts. By Cindy Bishop feature writer Many a beachcomber will search the Sand and surf in quest of a perfect Sand Dollar. A find of any size Large or Small will be a treasured item for years to come Sand Dollar is a common name for Small disk shaped Marine animals the most specialized members of a group of sea urchins scientific research reveals throughout the temperate and tropical zones the Sand Dollar live in Sand at moderate Depths they have a flattened body from less than one half Inch to about four inches in diameter with the plates of the Shell firmly United and thick the inside of the Shell is reinforced by pillars. The spines on the upper Side Are Short and crowded forming a dense fur which holds the Sand out while those on the underside Are longer and assist in pushing the animal through the Sand the color varies on the underside but is usually a dark Shade Olive dark Maroon purplish or Brown. Underneath the Sand Dollar moves with the Aid of ventral spines Only in the Forward direction however if meeting an obstacle it stops pivots and continues in the new direction. When the Sand Dollar Dies after the spines have dropped off the characteristic Center Star shaped pattern of the Gill pores is revealed. The centrally placed Mouth i Las five ciliated grooves radiating out from it along which food particles Are carried in sifted and subdivided by the Teeth Sand dollars live More or Leas concealed in the Sand at a depth of several inches to several feet depending on the depth of the sea. They can be usually found in the Sand where the Waves break in the water and occur in very Large numbers As evidenced by the Sand dollars contrary to what Many people believe Sand dollars Are not White while they Are a living organism on top the color ranges from dark tan to Olive Green and an the Bottom the color is Maroon purple or Crown shown Here Are Sand dollars drying and bleaching in the fun after temporarily bleaching in the bleach water photo by Bishop beauties seek entrants application for entrants in the traditional Jim Wells fair Queen contest Are now being accepted. Local and area lovelies Are urged to Register before the october 20 deadline. Fair Queen co chairpersons we Kathy Ireland left business develop ment officer of the Bank of South Texas and assistant county attorney Dean Woodward who will both have application Blanks Handy at their respective offices. Photo by Lutz report on meat packers due for Council monday thousands of Sand dollars washed up after a heavy storm legends abound As to the significance of the symbols found etched in the Sand Dollar by nature ail of the legends available associate the birth and death of Jesus to the symbols. What a stranger none of the legends or poems have been signed All Are by author unknown. Briefly the four holes on the outer Edge top Side supposedly Are four holes representing Hie four Nail holes when Christ was crucified and a fifth Hole made by a roman s Spear allo on the top Side is the easter Lily its Center is the Star that appeared unto the shepherds and led them from afar. Turning the Sand Dollar Over one finds the Christmas Poinsettia reminds us of his birthday. Now break the Center open and Here one will release the five White doves awaiting to spread Good will and peace. Many people have heard the legend Many have not there again Many people did no to realize the Sand Dollar was once a living organism until washed up on the Beach or left out of water the result is the same anyway its a Good feeling to find a Sand Dollar and to appreciate it for its Beauty. The hearing of a Progress report from representatives of local meat packing plants regarding their efforts to alleviate the overloading of the Southside sewer Plant will be one of 16 Agenda items As the City Council meets monday at 5 30 . In the Library for a regular bimonthly session. The Issue has been recently emphasized As a result of a Texas water Quality control Board hearing held two weeks ago relating to the out fall from the South Side sewer facility said to be contaminating the Down Stream Lattas and san Fernando Creek fall out areas severe penalties might be assessed against the City should the alleged pollution not be remedied the Council will also consider two unrelated planning and zoning commission items one a joint Public hearing to con Sider rezoning a portion of lot 4, Block w through n in the Collins farm addition from Mobile Home subdivision to local retail the other the hearing of a recommendation from the commission to Call a Public hearing for the purpose of rezoning lots i through 3 in Block to of the h h Craig Park addition from single family to Mobile Home subdivision. Other Agenda items include a consideration of the passage of an ordinance declaring the necessity foe and ordering improvements to it portions of the old Falfurrias Hwy. A consideration of staff see report Page 2 school Board colled meeting slated tuesday a called Mealing of i Alice Independent school District Board of trustees w ill in held at 6 tuesday the Board will go into executive session after the meeting is called to order and meeting Alice hosts convention the disabled american veterans Are conducting their fall convention at the americana inn this weekend with Tome 370 persons attending from Region v in Texas. Local officials welcomed the visitors saturday St americana ballroom pictured Are left to right Jose r. Coronado director of the audio Murphey Hospital Al Villarreal president elect of the Alice chamber Juan d oui Alice Dav chapter member and steering committee chairman Alice mayor Hen raid and or. Dayton Krajicek director of the veterans administration Hospital. The chapters and ladles Auri Lave held meetings saturday. The convention concludes today. The Alice chapter of Dav is Rosiu convention photo by Bishop jobs for elderly Alice service association dedicated to help the Active elderly segment of the Community outlined plans at a luncheon Friday. The group agreed to open their Headquarters in the South Texas museum and meet each thursday at noon mrs Susie Kammerdiener was appointed director of the association. Pictured at the planning session Are seated left to right Raymond Crow chairman a. Kammerdiener director Phyl Drake rotary representative standing left to right Jack Harris Community de representative Don Corley kiwanis representative Johnny keys Community de representative and Pat Rehmet kiwanis representative photo by Bishop directed the guerrilla efforts and Rev Ndabaningi Sithole head of the Ancus Zimbabwe african National Union the Anc is an umbrella organization intended to unite the various factions. Kissinger promised Rhode sum prime Munster inn Smith that the guerrilla War would end. And Smith set that As one of the conditions for a capitulation by the Whites but it is no known if the guerrillas alien ated from the Black political leaders will Stop their attacks while a transition government is formed. The soviet Union is strongly opposed to any settlement that might put moderate pro Western Black leaders in Flower in an Independent Rhodesia mos cow is expected to push for continuation of the War from leases in Mozambique Zambia and Tanzania thus the views of Mozambique s president Samora Machel Tanzania a Julius Nyerere and Zambia s Ken Neth Kaunda Are critical to a peaceful settlement of they refuse to accept the proposals put Forth by . Secretary of state Henry a Kissinger and accepted by Smith peaceful transition is unlikely. If they become divided with Kaunda and Nyerere backing the Kissinger proposals and Machel demanding a continuation of hostilities the hard won diplomatic Victory could collapse Kissinger reported

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