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The Facts (Newspaper) - December 9, 1999, Clute, Texas Cuban boy Cuba enjoys partial victories in Case of boy hijacking headlines 8a fallen rocket Charles Barkley ruptures Tendon May mean end of his career sports 1b Clinton on Clinton president summarizes year As a very productive one headlines 8a thursday vol 86 no 271 copyright 1999 december 9 1999 Clute Texas 77531 50c jury Martin Luther King or was victim of conspiracy by Woody Jaird associated press Memphis Tenn a jury hearing a lawsuit filed by the Rev Martin Luther King family found wednesday that the civil rights Leader was the victim of a vast murder conspire weekend food drive scheduled Braz sport cares food pantry to help 400 families by Peggy Ohare the facts Freeport to make sure hungry families and Chil Dren have enough to eat through the holidays the Braz sport cares food pantry will hold its annual food drive this weekend and Hope for Community support donated food items May be dropped off from 9 to 5 this Friday and saturday at the Braz sport cares pantry located at 101 s Gulf blvd in Freeport pantry volunteers expect to give away food to More than 400 families this holi Day season Grady Rasco Middle school has been a faithful contributor to the local pantry share your Christmas food drive and usually donates so much food it has to be picked up by the local fire department one student at the school this year brought in More than 400 pounds of food All by herself they just seem to outdo themselves every said Ann Tate director of Braz sport cares those kids have really really Learned what it is to pantry volunteers Hope the Community a Large will be equally generous this Friday and saturday nonperishable foods and Side dishes Are the most needed items the food will be distributed to needy families within the Braz sport school districts jurisdiction the following week end toys and presents Are also see drive Page 5a Acy not a Lone Assassin the King family had sued Loyd Lowers a retired business Man who claimed six years ago that he paid someone other than James Earl Ray to kill King in Memphis in 1968 the family lawyer claimed that the Fri Cia the mafia and the military were involved after three hours of deliberations the jury of six Blacks and six Whites awarded the Kings just in damages the family had asked for a Token amount in the wrongful death lawsuit because what they wanted most was for the jury to find evidence of a conspiracy and lend support to their Call for a new investigation into the killing in just so Happy to see that the people have Kings son Dexter said this is what weve always asked prosecutors have Long Dis missed the claim there was a conspiracy and said they Are convinced Ray acted alone Ray confessed to shooting King and was sentenced to 99 years in prison he spent the rest of his life claiming to be innocent and trying to get a Down from the Hill Brazoria county sheriff Joe King left shares a laugh with majority whip Tom delay after the Braz sport and Angleton facts photo Natalee Hall Republican women Christmas membership meeting at the Home of Doris Williams in Lake Jackson wednesday delay extols gop takeover during visit by Peggy Ohare the facts Lake Jackson a crowd of More than 65 people turned out wednesday to Greet House majority whip Tom delay who came to town extolling the promises of a Republican takeover delay sugar land came to the Home of former Lake Jackson mayor Doris Williams a Friend and political sup Porter of 20 years to install the new offi More on delays visit Page 7a cers of the Braz sport and Angleton Republican women clubs at their Christmas membership meeting the congressman was greeted warmly by the crowd which included sheriff Joe King county judge John Willy county commissioners David head and Larry Stanley Lake Jackson residents Anne Mckeithan Louis and Ouita Shelton George and Brooke Gabriles Harold and Wanna Cox and Many others its my grand privilege and Honor to be delay said adding that he was Happy to be at Williams Home Shes raised a lot of Money for me in this As majority whip delays chief responsibility is to ensure theres enough votes of support to pass Republican legis lation see congressman Page 7a Englehart trial he died of liver disease last year rays guilty plea was upheld eight times by state and Federal courts a congressional commit tee concluded in 1978 that Ray was the killer but that he May have had help before or after the see conspiracy Page 5a robbery suspect caught by Michael Wright the facts Angleton police say an Angleton Man has confessed to five robberies and two burglaries he allegedly committed Over the weekend to fund his drug habit Christopher Inglehart 29 was arrested tuesday night in Lake Worth North of fort Worth after his father called 911 Inglehart was transferred to Angleton and confessed to Rob Bing two convenience stores in Angleton one in Brazoria one in Rosenberg and one in san Marcos police said Angleton police sgt Katherine Davis said Inglehart was charged with one count of robbery of a convenience store in the 2300 Block of East Mulberry Bond was set at he went in and told the clerk he wanted the Davis said he had his hand under his Davis said it Doest appear Inglehart actually used a gun in the Angleton robberies the other Brazoria county charges will be referred to the grand jury Inglehart also confessed to burglar izing two Homes of family members one in Angleton and one in Danbury according to police Davis said the family is unlikely to press charges Davis said Inglehart robbed a convenience store in the 200 Block of East Mulberry just see suspect Page 3a feed the children distributes food toys in Alvin by Michael Wright the facts Alvin More than 800 boxes of food and toys were delivered to needy families wednesday by feed the children an Agency which works to combat hunger world wide Frances Jones the Confounder of the feed the children said the deliveries which were contained in three 18wheelers at the living stones Church Are part of the organizations Christmas caravan were delivering 99 truck loads in communities around the nation As a part of Holiday help for the Jones said the if we All work together we can really make a Dent in poverty and hunger in Frances Jones Confounder of feed the children supplies Are in addition to the organizations other work com bating hunger a Long line of cars snaked through the Church parking lot and out onto Victory Lane pick ing up boxes of food and toys the Church had been working to distribute tickets which peo ple exchanged for the goods the Standard Box contained 2528 pounds of food including vegetables and pasta according to Davis volunteers from the Church were also handing out a truck Load of Frozen Chicken Al Jandl the pastor of living stones Church said they had distributed 800 tickets i went through the police department the Are you of program and meals on Jandl said we have about 60 volunteers despite a booming Economy Jones said the need for Charity is still very real there Are a lot of grand mothers who for whatever Rea son Are raising their grandchild Jones said there on fixed incomes and they use their Money to take care of their Jones said she was surprised when older women began asking for baby food we asked them what they wanted baby food for and they said for our Jones also said the Rise in the numbers of single mothers has left Many children in hungers grasp they Are making minimum wage they dont make anything by the time they pay for their child she said Jones and her husband Larry see food Page 5a facts photo Natalee Hall people wait in their cars for their food and toys As volunteers prepare packages during the feed the childrens Christmas caravan at the living stones Church in Alvin wednesday Index classified comics Horoscope h lottery crossword obituaries nation 9a dear editorial television fill a stocking abused children feel Safe in Foster care county 6 a Hatchet Slayer execution carried out despite drug overdose state 7a weather partly Cloudy High 70 Low 44 use wind 1015 More weather 2a 2oog countdown Days until the millennium

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