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Deer Park Weekly Progress, The (Newspaper) - October 30, 1969, Deer Park, Texas Deer l Eer Park rams end fans a break season Here saturday basketball fans who attend the Deer Park senior High boys varsity games this season May save by buying their tickets Early according to Jim Ket Han supervisor of athletics and physical education the Board of trustees has authorized pre game ticket sales at discount prices of 351 for students and 75 for adults tickets at the door of boys varsity games will continue to be sold at 50 for students and for adults no change is to be made in admission prices for High school girls games or for ninth Grade boys games which will remain at 25 for students and 501 for adults patrons and students who wish to take advantage of the pregame Sale on tickets to the boys varsity games May Purchase their tickets at Deer Park senior High offices in either building a or building b the Day of the game Between the hours of am and pm there will not be any ticket sales at the ministration building Junior High school basketball games will continue to be admission free the Deer Park Little league football rams close out their first season at Baker Field saturday when they play their archrival the la Porte cow boys neither the rams nor the cowboys Are in the running for any league championships but this fact will not detract from the flavor of these hotly contested Battles some of the Deer Park boys and coaches participated with la Porte last year in their inaugural season then switched Over to help form the rams this season it would give a great Deal of pleasure and Satis faction to an otherwise difficult year for Deer Park to come out victorious Over the cowboys the rams came out on the Short end of All four games last saturday against the s e Houston wildcats while la Porte won Only the Junior Var sity game with the Nasa space bandits scores in the con tests were varsity wildcats 7 rams 0 space bandits 27 cowboys 0 Junior varsity wildcats 18 rams 0 cow boys 13 space bandits 0 freshman wildcats 32 rams 0 cowboys 6 space bandits 6 Junior freshman wildcats 21 rams 6 space bandits 12 cowboys 0 the Junior freshman game Kickoff time is at am with the other games starting consecutively at about hour and a half intervals the Deer hearts Drill team will per form Between halves of the Junior freshman and freshman games while the la Porte girls will perform during the final two games the Deer hearts have a new routine which they do to the music of Green Progress a weekly Independent Community newspaper dedicated to the civic religious educational and social advancement of Deer Park and adjacent areas vol i no 50 Deer Park Texas thursday october 30 1969 subscription rate per per copy new officers elected for boys teenage baseball Little league officers to be elected at nov 7 meeting the annual meeting for the purpose of organizing and elect ing officers for the 1970 Little league season wik be held Fri Day nov 7 7 up at the Deer Park civic Center the Public is invited to attend and take part in this important Tui Tion of the league All parents of Little league age children Are eligible to vote nominate and hold office the organizational meeting is normally held in october but was delayed because the civic Center was not available until the above mentioned Date there will not be a conflict with the Deer Park High foot Ball game the Deer play on saturday nov 8 letters Are being mailed to parents of boys who participated in the program last year the league officers do not have the addresses of boys coming up from pee wee or new Resi look out for goblins Austin oct 27 Small Swift and turn up in the most unexpected places on halloween night and while they May be fearsome to look at actually there the ones most Likely to get Hurt not the Vic Tims of their boisterous threats of trick or treat Texas motorists Are urged to keep a watchful Eye out for the Youthful spooks on octo Ber 31 absorbed in their Ftp the youngsters disguised As pirates or witches or ghosts forget safety rules and May carelessly Dart out into dimly lighted streets parents Are also reminded to be sure their trick or Treater Are dressed in fire proof costumes costumes May be Flameproof de by dipping them 1 into three Oju arts of warm water seven ounces of Borax and thru ounces of boric acid children should never carry Jack o lanterns lighted with candles Battery powered lights Are safer All costumes should be made of Light coloured materials with reflective materials in easily seen locations masks and cos Tumes should be Well fitted to prevent tripping and blocked vision Tsa says halloween is a night of fun for youngsters of All Ages but can quickly turn into a tragedy if adults Are not aware of the dangers dents but they Are Welcome several of the current officers will vacate positions be cause their sons move into teen age baseball your attendance interest and support is solicited newly elected officers for the boys teenage baseball Are Colt vice pres Harvey Wil Liams Pony vice pres r l Shell and salutes employee firemen elsewhere in this Issue of the Progress Shell has financed an Eye catching full Page and paying tribute to the Deer Park Volunteer fire department and civil defense unit and especially to the Many members who Are employed at Shell this includes most of the top officers in the fire department particularly As the and Points out this is a Fine and timely gesture to All members of these outstanding departments who receive no pay for the Many hours they spend training and answering All types of Emer gency Calls at any hour Shell employees and other Channel Industrial workers also serve the Deer Park Community in Many other civil municipal and social because As the and says it is their Community too and they want to help make it a better one too mrs Garris hosts i Okron meet i Ord crr chapter of Beta Sigma Phi held the 4th meet ing of the year october 20 in the Home of Maxine Garris there were 9 members pre sent with guests sue Thomas Betty Hart Marlyn men Don Sharon Stovall Shirley Johnson and Melody Seymour the regular business meet ing was conducted by Evelyn Obanion plans were completed for the preferential Tea to be held at Ginger Lintott Home october 26 the program entitled fashion was Given by Liz Hageman and Jeanette Houska a social hour followed with everyone enjoying refresh ments served with Lovely Hal Loween Motif i the next meeting will be held in the Home of Ginger Lintott on november 3 too honoured by Shell among the Many Honoreen who recently attended a 10 year and Over service party at Shell refinery was c e Walker i 210 w 6th St Maddux Colt league director e b Stobaugh Pony league director Frank Koctar Secre tar treasurer Mary Lou stifle purchasing agent Steve Montgomery player agent Dale Williams business agent Ray White the league does not have a president if anyone is interested please Contact one of the above persons there will be an organizational meeting thursday nov 6 pm at the Deer Park civic Center 601 Center St All managers and assistant managers should attend this meeting Hospital notes i Library Board member meets with president Nixon Deer perk if tiry football is in the air we like to follow our favorite teams and Many of Theira Meskill be played out of town so d7 your team is playing out of town this weekend and youre planning on driving to the game the rotary club safety committee Uii Ges you to be Alert keep your Speed Down Speed is the number one 0llk1i on our he ways mrs Donna Thomas Deer Park Library Board member returned this week from Washington d c where she and several other leaders of the american Library trustee Assn met with president Nixon Hie purpose of the said mrs Thomas was to Call to or Nixon attention the vital role which libraries play in the lives of All our citizens and to rebut the administrations approach to Library development which is reflected in its drastically reduced budget recommendation to the Congress the meeting which mrs Thomas said was informal and chatty took place in the presi dents Oval office in the White House or Nixon was warm and attentive and indicate that another look at spending priorities May be in order he invited con Freeman Ford to bring up the matter at the next leadership meeting rep Geraw Ford minority Leader a the a Bayshore mrs John Hodges 317 Crete mrs h b Carroll 7446 Elbridge Gwendolyn Perkins and Gordon Mccann 1018 Sharie Pasadena general mrs h l Smiers South More mrs l f strange 4217 Barron Lane or Roy Whit Ley or 208 East fifth Alice Hornbuckle 1209 e Dart Mouth Gulf Way Hospital mrs b r Payne 4205 Dahlia Lane and or Max Wil son 2601 Hill Shire St Joseph Hospital Louis Bradshaw 322 Robin mrs e w lancers brother or Alvin Underwood John Mccammon former Deer Parkin is hospitalized in Dallas newcomers Waco med companies the group to the White House the impetus that the Federal Dollar gives to local develop ment such As Deer Park experienced in the building of its new Library was one of the Points cited by the delegation mrs Thomas said that the group was encouraged by the presidents Overall response we were particularly impressed by the length of the visit we expected Only about 15 minutes but were Given 40 minutes during Lichtime there were several occasions that the president could have Grace fully ended the talk but did not in fact he seemed to enjoy our company and appeared reluctant to see us leave even congressman Ford seemed impressed in addition to serving on Deer Parks Library Board mrs Thomas is legislative chair Man for the american Library trustee Assn Coord Butor for Federal legislation Tor the Texas Library Assn and president of the Texas Library trustee Deer flex District Muscles thrash Baytown Sterling 203 one of the latest additions to the Community is Deptul Hes the Mascot at the growing Deer Park Public Library and will be the Center of future Dis plays for various Type and sea Sonal books the daring Deer made Sterling of Baytown their 7th victim of their unblemished re Cord a near capacity crowd watched the Deer overcome an Early 30 Ranger Lead in the first Quarter of play the ensuing Ranger Kickoff was re turned 85 Yards by David Swift on an excellent run that was rubbed out by penalty penal ties and miscues seemed to be the plight of the Deer until Mike Mcculloch found Kenny Madden with a to pass late in the second Quarter Mike kicked the extra Point and the half time score read 73 in favor of the Deer the first time Mcculloch touched the football after the first half he fired a 50 Yard to shot to Jeff Turner the extra Point was missed the final Deer touchdown came when Mike Mcculloch hit Kenny Madden with a 15 Yard to City Council advisory croup discuss needed Bond election the following new families have recently moved to Deer Park we sincerely Hope your stay will be pleasant and that you will become a part of our Community by joining our civic organizations and churches we Welcome you Edward Reiser 2118 Pic Kerton Bruce Biddy 325 Ellen Nolan Cummings 305 Helen Robert me anally 1111 e am Herst James l Cowan 7406 Evie Lane Fred Morgan 7433 Elbridge Lane Robert Hall 3217 Luella Norman hoop 206 Irene James Cameron 810 Martha and w l Stewart 706 Academy drive also James Anderson 7409 Carrie Lane j r Cowan 205 East third Herbert Bowden 213 East sixth Robert Haas 125 Irene and Robert k Smith 1321 Byron boy scouts will collect bogs Viday College Park boy scout troop 865 who distributed Goodwill bags last week will be collect ing the bags on sunday Between 2 and 4 there were not enough bags to go around however if you have items to offer put them on your front porch and the boys will pick them up if you have any questions you can Contact or Jack slight in col lege Park 4791861 Cross country team places sixth coach Paul stewarts varsity trackman placed sixth in a Cross country track meet held recently in Baytown skin Ner ran 10th and John me Daniel 12th to earn awards Twenty teams competed or varsity placed third in their division and the 9th Grade team also ran third the Deer till compete in another Cross Idun try meet at Galton Park in league City saturday at 10 am mayor Earl Dunn and the City Council at a meeting at City Hall monday evening told some 45 influential residents who had been invited that they need their cooperation and sup port to get a badly needed Bond Issue approved to finance needed capital improvements Over the next five year period councilman Black explained that the last Bond Issue was passed in january 1968 commented on the improvements that have resulted and said that the City is in Good financial condition and now has an excellent a Bond rating it was pointed out though that Deer Park will need Many More capital improvements Over the next five years to keep Pace with the anticipated growth some of the More pressing needs mentioned Are the Widen ing of Center St More streets paved and sidewalks a direct Access Road to Deepwater the opening of Luella St to Highway 225 the widening of 13th St More Street and drainage right of ways drainage work in col lege Park the expansion of the two sewage plants in North and South Deer Park a garbage disposal Plant Enow pay Pasa Dena annually to use their Landfill a new dog Pound City Hall expanded which has been outgrown Etc the advisory committee present was told that a pro posed five year program has been worked out and that an election will be called for next november 25 for a Bond Issue of to finance needed capital improvements Over the next five years the Many needs were categorized As follows 1 streets and Bridge improving Center St alone is estimated to Cost 2 water and sewer 700000 3 solid waste disposal 4 Public buildings land it was pointed out that approval of the Bonds would Call for a Small tax increase of 15 or per month on a Home it was emphasized that Deer Park has not had a tax increase since it be came an incorporated City and that its residents enjoy a Low rate since More than half the tax Bills Are paid by nearby industries residents Are also fortunate in not having a City Solcs Uta All i Ulii we Ajio that Deer Parkland Are paying less local taxes than residents of any of the surrounding cities the matter of a Bond Issue was discussed at length with members of the advisory committee request ing More information about the specific capital improvements needed Over the next five years plus any other literature that would better help them explain the need of the program to the Public this is to be provided at another meeting to be held monday City Hall at Gnu As the meeting closed the group was reminded of the necessity of this Bond Issue How Well Bonds have been handled in the past and now the importance of having More Bonds voted to have on hand for future planning and it was brought out that if the Bonds Are not approved then taxes will probably have to be raised More because any improvements will have to be financed out of the current operating budget too w b jacks is promoted at Aramco steel the promotion of a backs of Deer Park to turn Foreman assigned maintenance rolling Mills area i at Aramco steel corporations Deer Park works has been announced by w m Rankin works manager jacks was employed at Arm co in june of this year As an associate electrical Engineer following his graduation from Texas University with a Bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering his High school education was completed at Jasper High school jacks and his wife Cheryl and their 5 month old son live at 2726 spa in Deer Park strike late in the third period of play Mcculloch kicked the extra pow the dear defense is to be cited for holding Sterling on two Goa line stands the boys who contributed Good Effort for the defense include Randy Koctar Bob Blair Bob Pickle Chris dowdy Kendal Clem Pat Thompson Jeff stifle Kenny Madden Corky Ottrell Gene Rawlingson Bob Langham and Robert Douglas offensive standouts were Jeff Turner Kenny Madden Bob Langham Mike Mcculloch Bob Blair Bob Pickle Troy Hump tries Corky Cottrell Clarence Judd Randy Koctar Randy Meadows and Thomas Renfro the Deer will be playing without their Stellar defensive offensive starter Randy Koctar for the remainder of the sea son he broke his wrist in the Sterling game last Friday night the Deer have a rendezvous with Baytown Lee ganders this Friday night in Gander stadium at the District Champion ship could be decided in this game As the ganders Are 30 in District play and so Are the Deer too Deer Junior varsity wins Over Sterling the Junior varsity Deer gained their sixth Victory against Only one loss by edging Baytown Sterling 1512 there last thursday Greg Simons scored one to on a 25yard pass reception from quarterback Charles Hamm and linebacker Duane Obanion accounted for the second score by intercepting a pass and running it 50 Yards into the end zone coach Gary Berrys team will next take on Baytown Lee Here today at 7 pm the freshman a football team under the guidance of coaches Billy thames and Jim Leo also beat Sterling Here last thursday 86 for their sixth Victory against one loss a 35yard pass play from a a Jeff Wilcoxon to end Ben Pinion accounted for the teams Only to Wilcoxon then ran the Ball Over for the two extra Points the club put Forth a Good defensive Effort to hold Sterling Back the freshman b team ran Over Sam Rayburn 146 last saturday for their fifth win against no losses Scott Willis scored one to on a 50 Yard run the team will play South Houston there this Satur Day morning too boy scouts to collect Good ten Oil scouts Over 25000 boy scouts cub scouts and explorers of the Sam Houston area Council and their adult leaders distributed Good turn Day bags during the week of october is thru october 25 on november 2 the scouts return to collect the bags to Pelly filled with Commac shoes and other household articles housewives Over 500 000 Homes in 15 counties will receive Good turn bags in which the housewives Are to place their contribution of repairable merchandise Deer Park scouts will pick up the bags Here sunday Over 100 area More Harts will donate trucks Ami Drivers to deliver the col material to the Goodwill industries Plant located at 5200 Jensen mrs Leno mans services held mrs Alice Lucille Lenorman 42 a clerk at Brock mans store collapsed while on duty last thursday evening and was pronounced dead on arrival at Bayshore Hospital services were held at Deer Park methodist Church last monday morning with Rev Joe fort officiating and a second service held that afternoon at the first methodist Church Bryan where she was also buried in the City cemetery the Lenormand had moved Here two months ago from Bryan survivors Are her husband Luby a teacher at Deer Park High a daughter mrs Esther Burroughs it Meade my a son Kenneth Duane Deer Park two Sisters and four Brothers for Sale 1964 Short red Ford v8 pickup West Texas sb9500 firm phone 4791742 after pm

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