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Corpus Christi Caller-Times, The (Newspaper) - October 24, 1970, Corpus Christi, Texas
Miller 15 Simiton 13 1 Tulos Midway Bluff Arkansas 14 Refugio 8 Index Church news 16a markets comics Ioc obituaries crossword 8c editorials 23b entertainment 7c gardening 46 to scout want ads Horoscope 1c women news 5b lie 88th yearn 101 Corpus Christi Texas saturday october 24 1970 want ads other depts 83m011 weather yesterdays High Low temperatures am High pm Low am pm 56 pages Price ten cents Man crashes plane into Valley shrine Valley firemen fight losing Battle to save san Juan Shine Pilot who crashed into Church died in million Blaze Nixon urges soviets compete with us in promoting peace new Corpus Christi a nov 14 school consolidation vote affecting the Corpus Christi and West Oso districts has been cancelled because petitioners failed to meet state requirements 1a in citing building code violations acting building offi Cial Lloyd Clarkson warned of potential danger when roofs Are replaced Over heating and plumbing appliance vents in the Cit county health department with most of its storm damaged equipment repaired has resumed Sam pling the air for pollutants in coastal Bend priests praying at the altar of a san Juan Church escaped injury when a plane crashed into the Sanctuary but the shrine of the Vingin of san Juan was destroyed at a loss of million 1a Texas faced with mushrooming numbers the University of Texas regents decided to limit freshmen next year to 5500 giving preference to the top 10 per cent of High school seniors recent agreements in theological talks with roman catholics were hailed at the san Antonio convention by the new president of the american lutheran Church or Kent Knutson of Dubuque Iowa us National release to Consumers by the government of its test data on Brand name products with certain limitations has been recommended by an advisory committee 1a the president of the National Farmers Union has asked president Nixon to fire Secretary of agriculture Clifford m Hardin on grounds that he has not helped Farmers 6a us District judge Gerhard Veseli in Washington la bleed a committee report on Radical Campus speak ers a blacklist and set a final decision next week on whether to prohibit its distribution 6a a suspect in the Ohta killings in California was captured by police with the help of three longhaired informants 10a a plea for a nationwide Campus moratorium to protest indictments of Kent state University students got Only limited response Isa strength in Glamour issues provided the chief impetus for a quiet Advance on the new York Stock Exchange the Dow Jones Industrial average gained 151 Points to close for the week at 75936 17a major labor contracts so far this year Are fatter than All contracts negotiated last year the labor department said increases in wages and other benefits this year averaged 10 per cent As compared with 82 per cent last year 19a a former wave confined to a wheelchair 20 years with paralysed arms and legs spends her life doing Volunteer work with patients in a veterans administration Hospital 11c David Eisenhower breaking tradition with two generations of career soldiers will enter naval officer candidate school today us International chilean troops and police Are enforcing the tightest Security measures in a decade As the country faces the expected election today of a marxist president 1a president Nixon in an address before the 25th anniversary session of the in general Assembly called for the soviet Union to compete with the United states not with arms but in promoting global peace 1a the big four foreign ministers launched a new Effort to get Mideast peace talks under Way again by meeting with in envoy Gunnar v Janing at a working dinner for which u Thant was Host 8a South Vietnam mapped strategy for a ceasefire in event the Viet Cong accept president Nixon oct 7 peace proposal and at the same meeting Laid plans for a pro longed War in event the enemy rejects the offer 11a British prime minister Edward Heath warned the u n general Assembly that civil wars instead of wars Between the nations May pose a future threat to the nations of the world Britain parliament has hired a private detective to coordinate Security the move comes shortly before the 365th anniversary of Guy Fawkes attempt to bomb the c the soviet Union has refrained thus far from extending Public Bear hugs to leftist politicians who have risen to supreme Power in Chile and Bolivia Isa the soviet Union continued to ignore peas for the release of two us general held in Armenia after their plane strayed Over the Border 20a shift from gain seeking called for in talk at in United nations by a president Nixon went before the United nations Friday with an Appeal to the soviet Union to join in a peaceful Competition with America to promote world peace and Progress addressing the 127nation general Assembly 25th anniversary session Nixon portrayed Many of the worlds and the United nations most grievous troubles As stemming from the deep us soviet differences since world War ii and the facts of International life As they Are he said Are hat the Competition Between the worlds two superpowers must be shifted away from cold War gain seeking in order to Lay base for global peace i so i would like to speak with you today not ritualistically but 230 escape injury loss is million by Gary Garrison san Juan a a former schoolteacher crashes a Small plane into a roman Catholic Church Friday destroying it and an adjoining cafeteria acquaintances said the Pilot deliberately smashed into the Structure after issuing a strange radio warning about 30 priests at mass in the Church and 209 schoolchildren at their noon government product test data urged Washington a an advisory committee has recommended that the government provide Consumers with its test data on Brand name products with certain limitations the report is the basis for what government spokesmen describe As a dramatic announcement due from the White House next week although its still unclear As to How Exten Lively the recommendations would be followed by the task forces own Esti mate release of the recommended information would account for Only on tenth of 1 per cent of the billion Worth of goods purchased annually by he general services administration the task Force made up of purchasing specialists and other officials from 20 government agencies noted that even the limited release would be controversial because of the difficulty in explaining the significance of some information to Consumers nonetheless this committee believes that such data can and should be released subject to appropriate caveats and limitations designed to meet such problems the panel concluded if the report is implemented see data Page 20a damaged altar of Church plane narrowly missed priests a War Hotoi realistically not of impossible dreams but of possible deeds Nixon told the standing room Only gathering of world envoys and notables i invited the leaders of the soviet Union to join us in taking that new Road he said to join in a peaceful Competition not in presidential text is on Page 8a the accumulation of arms but in the dissemination of Progress not in the building of missiles but in waging a winning War against hunger and disease and human misery in our own coun tries and around the Globe let us compete in elevating the human spirit in fostering respect for Law among nations and in promoting the works of peace referring to the Middle East in particular Nixon called on the great Powers to avoid being drawn into conflict without their intending it by wars be tween smaller nations soviet foreign minister an Drei a Gromyko listened attentively and impassively As Nixon see Nixon Page 20a troops enforcing chilean curfew As election nears Santiago Chile a soldiers and police enforced the toughest Security measures Chile has seen in More than a decade Friday on the eve of the expected election of marxist Salvador Allende As the country next president the armed forces were placed on maximum Alert roadblocks ringed Santiago and a nightly curfew was ordered for the capital following thursdays attempted assassination of the army commander in chief demonstrations were banned the government will not rest from its obligation to find and punish those responsible for this criminal act president Eduar do Frei said in a nationwide address thursday night in which j he formally declared a state of emergency it has taken All measures that will assure that the electoral process ends in a Normal manner school unit merger vote is cancelled county judge r Briscoe King yesterday cancelled a nov 14 school consolidation election be left Wing political organizations including the communist party which Back Allende charged the assassination at tempt was the work of Ultra right groups in a Las ditch at tempt to Block his election by Congress saturday 62yearold so did not win an because the Calist senator absolute majority in months regular election last con see troops Page 20a regents to limit freshman Rolls for year at Taustin Houston Fol the University of Texas Board of regents took Steps Friday to Stop its spiralling enrolment on the aus tin Campus by initiating a one year Pilot program the program will limit enrol ment of the entering freshman class to 5500 and allows for 1300 Transfer students the plan which will go into effect next fall Grants automatic admission to nigh school seniors in the top 10 per cent of their academic class next Stu dents in the following 15 per cent of their classes in academic excellence would be admitted the quota is expected to yield about 3000 students the first year regents were Tow not affected by the program Are other admissions such As academic and athletic scholarships and those students who summer school to make up deft tests the enrolment this fall at Taustin was 39089 an in crease of 3411 from 1969 or Bryce Jordan Taustin acting president had said that the enrolment will reach 80000 by 1980 if not limited the regents deferred action on a proposal to admit those Stu dents in the lower 75 per cent of their classes within the 6800 quota the administration had recommended admission in descending order of student Aca Demic rating however Frank c Erwin re gents Board chairman said he disapproves of any enrolment policy that limits admission to a students ill never vote for a Perma nent plan to limit enrolment on lunch fled safely from the Church of the shrine of the Vir Gin of san Juan and the cafe Teria officers identified the Pilot As Frank b Alexander about 50 considered an authority in teaching migrant children he resigned his school Job with the phar san Jua Alamo school system last Spring Alexander also was a flying instructor body recovered alexanders body was re covered from the destroyed structures it still was strapped in the pilots seat when found Charles Wardroup in the control Tower at Miller International Airport at nearby Mcallen said an ballpoint radio Call was received from a Pilot identified later As Alexander the Call was on an emergency frequency the flier ordered fire depart ments to evacuate All methodist and roman Catholic churches Between Hidalgo and Edinburg and Weslaco and Mcallen All in the lower Rio Grande Valley asked the reason for his strange order the Pilot replied because of a serious plot moments later the fou place plane smashed into the Church and fell at the Point where the cafeteria and Church proper joined setting both afire the Church and the cafeteria were destroyed by the fire with Only steel beams remain no the Rev e a Ballard Chan cellar of the Townsville diocese of which the Church Complex is a part estimated the loss at million he said the Church and cafeteria destruction was total the Church is part of a com plex which also contains St Johns Catholic school and a re treat House the school is across a Street at the rear of the Church but the children eat in the cafeteria which forms a Wing of the Church the Retreat House is also across a Street and a Park ing lot statue saved for the cause the petitions calling he election did not meet requirements of the Texas Edu action code the election would have been on the consolidation of West Oso and Corpus Christi Independent school districts assistant county atty Wal lace p Woodruff briefed the Law on consolidation elections at Kings request and recommended the oct 19 order calling the election be set aside two petitions calling for the election were presented to King sept 30 by Willie j Lanehart 1941 Darcey a West Oso Resi see merger Page 20a praying priests unharmed by Hoyt Hager caller times staff writer san priests half of the priests in the Brownsville diocese and including the it Rev Victor w Ralph diocesan administrator and the Rev e a were praying at the altar of the shrine to the Virgin of san Juan when a Light plane crashed into the roof of the Sanctuary and showered debris Down upon them there were 200 school children at their noon lunch in a cafeteria in the building a escaped injury the Rev Ron Anderson said it was a Miracle the gasoline in the air plane did not Sprinkle Down on the priests before they could evacuate the building the Rev Theophil Okruhlik who has been in charge Only since june 24 told a press con Ference in quaking halting words How grateful he is that no one was Hurt and the statue of the Virgin of san Juan was saved from the fire the tiny see praying Page 20a famous shrine the shrine of the Virgin of san Juan is famous to roman catholics in Northern Mexico and in Texas the Virgin of san Juan is venerated in a cent Riesold mexican belief the White Church of Stone and Brick was about the height of a two Story building the Weeple towered four or five tones High it could contain bout 800 worshippers we first heard an explosion and we All rushed out said the see crash Page 20a Cien cies in their student aptitude the basis of grades Only he said if we adopted such a plan then in three or four years we would have nothing but Stu dents at Austin and we would be in the same position As Berkley University of California where disturbances have occurred studies Snow that those col Leges with the most intellectual students Are the ones that have the disturbances said the often controversial Erwin in other action the regents accepted a gift from Board member t c Josey a Houston oilman for a professorship at the it medical school in hous ton he gave the gift in his name and that of his wife revised plans for a communications facilities Complex Origi Nally estimated to Cost Mil lion but now figured to run million also were approved Reading of 92 in Corpus Christ sets High Mark weather map is on Page Isa a record oct 23 High temperature was set Here yesterday with readings of 92 at Corpus Christi International Airport and 91 downtown the previous High for the Date was 89 set in 1959 slightly cooler and fair weather becoming partly Cloudy Tomor Row is predicted for Corpus Christi and Vicinity according to the weather Bureau a Low tonight in the Low 60s is forecast with a High today in the Low 80s and a High tomorrow in the upper 80s winds should be northwesterly 8 to 12 Miles an hour this morning becoming North to Northeast 8 to 18 Miles an your later today diminishing tonight and becoming Southeast tomorrow youll get hour Back tomorrow before Daybreak Tomor Row you will reclaim that hour you lost to the Daylight savings time system Back in april the Zero hour will be at 2 am tomorrow when All clocks should be turned Back to 1 am to coincide with Standard time the extra hour makes up for the hour lost at 2 am on april 26 when Daylight savings time went into effect for six months the system is designed to provide an extra hour of Daylight for work or recreation during the summer by going Back into stand Ard time tomorrow texans living along the Border will be Back in step with their neighbors in Mexico who do not go along with the Day Light savings idea coming tomorrow lady Bird Johnson Felt that life in the White House was too great a thing to have alone in order to share that life with fellow americans she took time daily during the Johnson administration to record a White House diary the first excerpt in the 24part series describes the Day president Kennedy was shot to death in Dallas a staff writer Bernard Gavzer reports on the Politi Cal underground in the United states How it lives How it thrives How it swallows up radicals being hunted by Law enforcement officers All Over the country an authentic took at life lived in the shadows the seventh annual women club edition published by the caller times features More than 200 local organize tons it describes their activities accomplishments ant lists their officers it provides a year round reference for those interested in civic affairs meet the enemy the Bug but meet him without mans strongest weapon against the insect Dot and sit Lar poisons what Are the alternatives to the use of tech persistent pesticides and what May be the consequences read 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