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Big Spring Herald (Newspaper) - May 31, 1986, Big Spring, Texas Political violence Story Page 3abig Spring Herald saturday the Crossroads of West Texas big Spring Texas saturday May 31,1986 Price 25c vol. 58 no. 365 10 pages 1 Section Price 25c French open sports Page 7a first signee sports Page 7aspring Boardrow s that clogged Culvert the Culvert the state Highway department is building will be on Highway 350, not on Gail route As was reported in fridays How a that question said Junior Dom maintenance supervisor at the big Spring office. However the Highway department is aware of the water backup on pm 669, he said and is working to Correct the problem. A design Engineer from Abilene was in big Spring thursday to look at the area and determine what needs to be done Dom said. Bob Lindley assistant District Engineer from the District 8 office in Abilene said the problem came about because the Channel had changed course. It no longer runs through the Culvert but about too Yards away he today it the signal Peak shrines pro am Golf tournament Kickoff dance will be from 9 . To i . At Industrial Park hangar 75. Tickets Are $5 per person at the door. A a the big Spring humane society will sponsor a vaccination clinic and tick dip from to . To 4 . At the Shadow Retreat Pavillion at Comanche Trail Park. A Absentee voting for the democratic and Republican Runoff election will be held at the courthouse from i to 8 . A Baptist Temple Church will Host a puppet show by a Little people and company a with Stan and Melinda Feaster puppeteers. The shows will be at 1,2 and 3 . At the Highland mall pre enrolment for the vacation Bible school june 9-13 from will be available at the shows. Balloon will be Given away. Sunday a the Potton House will be open from i to 4 . Tuesday a Coahoma High school graduation will be at 8 . At the school. A polls for the liquor by the drink referendum will be open from 7 a.rn.-7 . Thursday a the films a my Mother my father caring for aging parents and a old Black and alive some contrasts in aging will be shown free at the veterans administration medical Center at 7 .Outsidestorms with Cloudy skies there a a 60 percent Chance of thunderstorms today with heavy Rains possible. The High is in the mid 70s and winds Are Southeast at to to 20 Miles per hour. Tonight slow will be in the 60s. Sunday skies will be Clear ing with a High in the 80s. Sanitarian says water is Safe by Hank Murphy staff writer mayor Cotton Mize lifted the City a state of emergency at a press conference Friday afternoon As reservoirs throughout big Spring brimmed with water. Meanwhile sanitarian James Luck of the county health department said a we feel that the water is probably of to drink without boiling first. Luck said Decell informed the department that chlorine Levels in water samples were adequate and water pressure was sufficient to prevent bacteria from thriving in City water lines. However Luck recommends that people let tap water a run for a few seconds before drinking it just to make certain any bacteria lingering in Home lines is washed away. Index business. Comics. Entertainment. 4 obituaries. Sports. .7 weather. Up with people to perform beat of the future the International cast of up with people which performed at half time of four super bowls will perform in big Spring june 14. The cast of 120 will perform a two hour musical variety show called a beat of the future at the big Spring High school auditorium june 14 at 7 30 . Up with people is an educational and cultural organization with members from Many different countries. James Bristo of big Spring is one of the cast members said member Sonja Crist. The performance is sponsored by the Dora Roberts rehabilitation Center. It is really a a gift to the Community a said Center director Larry Bristo explaining that the rehab Center stands to make Little if any profit from the show. Twelve people from the show will arrive june 7 to participate in Community activities at the senior citizens Center Westside Community Center the salvation army girl scouts and others Crist said. The rest of the cast will arrive june 12 and will leave june 15. A beat of the future is a look at life in the 21st Century Little More than a decade away where there Are floating cities interstellar travel songwriting computers and a global Community according to a news release. In a Medley of songs from ragtime the big bands and ear Decell said the fire department will continue to open fire hydrants to a get the murkiness out of the a we feel Good about the Quantity and Quality of water a Decell said. Mixed urged businesses including car washes to a go ahead and operate at full blast. A we sincerely apologize to the business Community for the Incon vie Nence a he said. Mize urged citizens to continue conserving water through the weekend or until the remainder of the City a water pumps go Back on line. Decell said he expected one pump motor in Odessa for servicing to be returned Friday afternoon. The other two pumps being repaired in Lubbock should be Back at the Plant sometime today he said. Acting City manager Hal Boyd said it will be at least to Days before the City can fix a Cost on the water emergency. Big Springs water crisis made front Page news All around Texas and a Waco radio station Kane decided to help the City by sending Over a truckload of bottled water Courtesy of the station disc jockey Brad Rivers and Central freight co. By Rock and Roll the cast predicts the music and dances of the past will be Back in style in the year 2000 and today a hits will be the Golden oldies of the future. The show also features a musical tour around the world with an International Medley including a chinese ribbon Dane the russian a a Yopak a a scandinavian polka and an old fashioned american hoedown. Noted Futurist and space artist Robert Mccall contributed his work for two special Multi image segments of the show. His murals and paintings Are featured in Omni Magazine Epcot Center in Orlando fla., and at the smithsonian a National space and aeronautics museum in Washington . Tickets for the show Are $6 for adults and $4 for students and senior citizens in Advance. They will be $1 More at the door. They can be bought at Dora Roberts rehabilitation Center the Candle shop at big Spring mall big Spring athletics in Highland mall and at the Herald. While in big Spring cast members will stay with local families. Anyone interested in hosting members of the cast should Call the rehabilitation Center at 267-3806. Host families will be responsible for two breakfasts two dinners and transportation to and from a Central location according to a news release. Dead bodies Lay on the Banks of a River after a tour bus packed with senior citizens careened off a twisting Mountain Road killing 18. Bus plunge kills 18, injures 24 Walker Calif. A a tour bus carrying residents of a retirement Home careened at High Speed off a twisting Mountain Road and plunged into an icy Swift running River Friday killing 18 people and injuring 24, authorities said. The death toll made it the worst . Bus crash in nearly six years. There was confusion Over the number of people aboard the bus and divers searched the West Fork of the Walker River for More victims. The bus bringing passengers Back to Santa Monica Calif., after four Day Outing to Reno was 90 Miles Southeast of Reno on . 395 when it bounced off a Fence and plunged Down a 15-foot embankment into the Walker River. It flipped Over and then lodged upright on rocks with its rear ripped apart in a few feet of Rac ing water the California Highway patrol said. The River is near flood stage and seven feet deep in some spots. Mono county sheriffs department investigator John Daniels said the Accident apparently was caused by excessive Speed and no other vehicles were involved. The condition of the Driver was not immediately determined. The cup initially said that 49 were aboard but Bob Grun Baum a spokesman for starline Tours of Santa be Springs Calif., said the company believed the bus was carrying 44 people and a spokesman at the Bally grand hotel in Reno nev., where the tour stopped said there were 42 aboard. A there were bodies All Over the place a said Alex Mcewan owner of the nearby Mountain Gate Lodge who helped remove the victims. A i believe quite a few got washed out through the Back when the windows popped out. A couple of the people we carried out died at the Side of the one of the passengers Valerie Webb said she was hurled into the aisle when the bus crashed and saw her husband Buster tossed out a window As people fell on top of her. A the went out the window and i thought he was floating Down the River a she said. A it was horrible not knowing where he Webb later turned up among the survivors. Rescue workers and All available ambulances and helicopters from 50 Miles rushed to the scene eight Miles South of Walker in the Sierra Nevada. Wreck Page 2a Navy buries hero Century after death preparations Herald photo by Tim Appel Ronnie Broadrick left and other workers place Centrepieces on tables for the kick off barn dance for the signal Peak shrines pro am Golf tournament. The dance begins at 9 tonight in Hanger 75 of the Industrial Park. Tickets Are $5, and proceeds go to the shrines Hospital for burned and crippled children. Washington a the Navy buried a forgotten hero Friday ceremoniously carrying the remains of civil War medal of Honor Winner James Smith to Arlington National cemetery a where he belongs after lying for a Century in an unmarked paupers grave. A this is now As it should be Only 105 years late a rep. Norman Lent r-n.y., said at a Wreath laying ceremony on the Steps of the Lincoln memorial. Waiting across the Potomac River at Arlington were some of the Navy a most senior admirals ready to Bury the old Sailor with solemn military honors. Smith had died in new York City in 1881 and was buried in an unmarked common grave his earlier exploits aboard the Richmond at the Battle of Mobile Bay almost forgotten. But he left behind three children. And a 20th Century great grandson took up his cause. For the past eight years Thomas Clarkson Brenker struggled to Cor rect what he Felt was the wrong done his great Grandfather. A i just wanted a Marker on his grave a Brenker recalled of his struggle to Honor the old Sailor. A but i was told they Mark the grave because others had been buried in the same location Over the years. Then i asked to exhume him but the cemetery allow that Brenker was stalemated unable to Mark Smiths grave unable to have him removed to another site. Then after yet another letter writing Campaign a year ago the roman Catholic archdiocese of new York and the Navy advised him the body could be exhumed if he would obtain a court order a which the Church agreed not to contest. A others had been buried in the grave and because we could not get the permission of the others we Felt he should go to the courts to get a court order so the body could be disinterred a explained Anthony v

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