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Del Rio News-Herald (Newspaper) - January 5, 1983, Del Rio, Texas Byimajofle6twooo says auditions for los Ninos Del Rio the Community childrens choir will be held saturday from 9 to noon in the first presbyterian Church children Ages 8 through 12 May audition and the director Bonnie Kraemer said All in the age bracket Are Welcome former members of the group need not audition she said and practice will be held tuesday Jan 11 tops Texas 265 will meet thursday in the Community room of the Del Rio National Bank weighing will be held at 6 and the meeting will Start at 7 four Christmas gifts mailed in Del Rio lost their labels and Are still in the Post office Here a Box without labels and Only the name Zachary appearing contains four presents the sender May claim them at the Post of fice by describing them to Frank Ramon the american heart association neighbourhood Campaign committee will meet Jan 11 in the Dink Wardlaw agricultural Complex at 7 february is heart month and Volunteer workers for the neighbourhood Campaign Are needed employment of veterans who Are 30 percent disabled is possible and Tomas Rodriguez at the veterans service office asks these veterans to Call him at 7743611 cub and scout leaders round table will meet thursday at the first United methodist Church education building discussions on the Winter conference the Sah Awee Indian dancers and the Blue and Gold banquet will be discussed unit leaders have been asked to attend the round table meeting knights of Columbus will hold a business meeting at 8 Oclock tonight in the Hall on Highway 90 East off Hamilton Lane discussions will be held on elec Tion dues and the St Patricks Day banquet the St Josephs mens club will meet Jan 8 in the Parish Hall at 7 dancing to the music of Al Soto is scheduled for 8 to 12 Oclock Midnight today is the birthday anniversary of Telesforo Vann his wife relatives and friends Are wishing him a Happy birthday today the Del Rio Laughlin babe Ruth league will hold a Public meeting and election of officers for 1983 at 7 monday Jan 10 in the Board room on the sixth floor of the Del Rio National Bank arts crafts and customs of Mexico will be topics for the free program to be presented thursday at by the National Park service the presen tation will be made in the Lexington apartments on Avenue f Dorothy Haga former resident of Del Rio who resides at fort Clark Springs has returned from Darlington where she attended rites for her Mother mrs sue Garner mrs Garner died Christmas eve and her funeral was held the Day after Christmas new Kerala Arnoto lets be friends this Little year old mixed Breed male is looking for a family to return his Friendship he is available from the Rathke veterinary Hospital 404 Converse St driving classes planned Jan 20 defensive driving courses Are planned Jan 20 and Jan 27 from 6 to 10 in the Wardlaw a Complex 300 e 17th St course fee is payable the first class night instructor will be Charley Robinson of Uvalde Del Rio news Herald uses 151700 a member newspaper of Harte Hanks communications inc the Del Rio news Herald is published daily with afternoon editions monday through Friday and morning editions on saturday and sunday the newspapers address is drawer c Del Rio Texas 78840 second class postage paid at Del Rio Texas need a subscription Call 7751551 one month six months one year Home delivery one month six months one year out town subscription payments Are due prior to Start of delivery payments May be mailed to the news Herald or paid in person at the news Herald office at 321 s main Del Rio Texas Melsi your paper if you miss your newspaper Call the new Herald at 7751661 before 7 monday through Friday and before on saturday and sunday and Well bring it to you Fml advertising retail 7761561 Legate 7744611 or 7761661 classified 7744611 National 7744611 or 7761661 for adverting information Call the advertising department from 8 until 6 monday through Friday or 9 until 12 noon saturday have a news item Call 7751551 news stories feature stories sports society business news ext 0 and 7 ext 12 ext 8 ext 11 ext 0 obituaries Church news managing editor editor publisher rvi9iii0v4 f 0vf 4 w i uwm9iibi requests for editorial coverage of events and happenings in the Del should be channelled through the appropriate editorial department want to Contact a manager ext 11 ext 11 ext 13 ext 14 ext 2 Rio area publisher editor advertising director production director circulation director business manager classified and manager acting managing editor associate editor sports editor Fritz Wirt Mary Jane Bode Oscar san Miguel Terry Brown Joe san Miguel Sharon Davis Jean Williamson Fidel Garcia i Majo Fleetwood Carl Guys ext 2 ext 14 ext 18 ext 4 ext 3 ext 6 7744611 ext 13 ext 11 ext 8 a member of the associated press and Texas daily newspaper association by Ross 8etzler news Herald writer Del Rio police chief James it Riggs said tuesday he was very satisfied with the police depart ments personnel evaluation pro Gram and added if theres a better system then lets have police capt Keith Fleckenstein agreed and said the evaluations were using now Are the Best weve Ever had but no one likes the City Council in its third workshop tuesday discussed with chief Riggs and capt Fleckenstein the police task Force panels final report on police evaluation and training systems and the closeness of the City administrations monitoring of department activities the investigative panel appointed by Council was formed to study police problems and make recommendations to the Council in their report task Force members who had interviewed former City police officers eluded that the City and civil ser vice commission should become More Active in monitoring police activities and that the departments evaluation system should be reviewed periodically to comply with state and Federal regulations i think most of those former officers who were complaining about the evaluations might have had something to coun Cilman Garry w Kyle said City manager James Miceli explained that the police evaluation system is the same program utilized in All City departments i see the evaluations As a tool for periodic review to allow communication Between the supervisors and Miceli Laid it serves As a Tor mat where supervisors Are required to sit Down and show judgement determine the scope of the problem and work with the employee to improve his or her performance Miceli disagreed with task Force reports that stated the police evaluation system was unfair because it dealt with personalities instead of Job in dealing with personalities that True that what evaluations Are supposed to do through counselling problems can be worked councilman Don r Ellis asked Riggs if there was too much monitoring of the i dont think so i Check with Miceli As a sounding Board i dont like anything to happen that Jim Miceli Doest know Riggs said he lets me run the police Alcele concurred with arid said i dont have the staff to worry Only about the police department i cant interfere with All the City departments but can give guidance when necessary i must give an Overall look to everything and allow the division Heads to run the commenting on the task forces recommendations mayor Roger s Cerny congratulated the panels Effort but said we cant take All recommendations at face value and do it he mentioned a letter the panel received during its investigative tenure from the Del Rio police officers association that stated the officers were 100 percent behind the i say let that letter stand and let the chief run the police Cerny said Gramm resigns demo Post will seek gop seat Harte Hanks news service College station democratic rep Phil Gramm resigned his seat in the House today to run for the same seat As a Republican Gramm submitted a letter of resignation to gov Bill Clements and House speaker Bill Clayton this morning stating that by the end of the Day he would be Clos ing his office Here he told reporters at a news conference i cannot in Good conscience work within a National party that seeks to limit my effectiveness on behalf of those i represent in its Effort to perpetuate the spending spree which has crippled our nation threatened our position of world leadership and robbed our workers and however Gramm said he was elected As a Democrat and believes that some who voted for him would View it As wrong Lor me to change parties and serve out the remainder of my term As a Republican having been elected As a Democrat after a Long and prayerful deliberation i have concluded that the honorable course of action is to resign my seat in con Gress and to seek reelection As a Gramm said he realizes that there Are political risks involved in his action i recognize that my political future might go Down into oblivion but in the final analysis i can Only follow the course which in my heart and conscience i believe to be right i do not know if this is a Wise Deci Sion but i do believe that it is an honest the College station Boll Weevil in an interview at his Bryan office tuesday night disclaimed reports he had made that decision but sources close to Gramm confirmed tuesday night he would quit and run in a special election which outgoing Republican gov Bili Clements said he would Call Gramm did confirm tuesday that resigning his Post to run As a felony theft suspect held Brackettville Kinney county sheriffs officials today Are holding a 37yearold Houston Man arrested tuesday afternoon on felony theft charges Kinney county sheriff Norman Hooten this morning said Chester Lee Hughes of Houston was arrested at tuesday in the Long Horn Motel three Miles West of Brackettville on Highway 90 Hughes was arrested following an investigation into a report made by a Motorist who stopped at the department of Public safety office in Del Rio and told officials there he saw the tractor portion of a Large truck parked under the Sycamore Creek Bridge near the Val verde Kinney county line Hooten said Dps Auto theft agent Bill priest remembered seeing a truck Matching the motorists description parked outside the Long Horn Motel priest and Texas Ranger Tol Dawson contacted Hooten and the three met at the Motel where they Learned that a Man driving the truck had checked into the Motel monday the three officers went to Hughes room and arrested him the truck a 1982 Macki was reported stolen from Anahuac a Small Community just outside Houston earlier this week Hooten said at the time of his arrest Hughes also was carrying a 22caliber automatic pistol and several Hundred dollars Worth of miscellaneous tools and equip Hooten said further investigation deter mined the pistol is stolen and Hooten said it is suspected the tools and equipment Are hot As Well Hooten said Chambers county sheriffs officials Are expected to arrive Here thursday to take Hughes Back to Anahuac to stand trial Man injured in Accident a 74yearold Brackettville Man was listed in fair condition in Val verde memorial Hospital this morning after he was treated for injuries suffered in a trocar collision tuesday according to an Accident report released by Del Rio police today Paul Marcus Garcia was injured in a collision that occur red at tuesday in the 2300 Block of Avenue f near Garner drive the Driver of the second vehicle involved in the collision sue Ann Agee 103 Palo Alto drive was not injured police said no citations were issued another tuesday collision was reported by police today the second Accident occurred about 2 tuesday at Garfield Avenue and Pecan Street Margaret Bolner Pierce 606 e Gibbs the Driver of one of the cars was taken to a physician shortly after the collision according to the Accident report filed by police the Driver of the second vehicle Virginia Mae Norton 1104 Pecan was not injured in the collision police today also continued to investigate a bicycle theft Reginaldo Flores 121 Ware tuesday reported a bicycle valued at was taken from his Home Flores said the theft occurred Between monday after noon and tuesday deaths mrs George Jean Skevington mrs George Jean Skevington 70 died tuesday at tuesday in Val verde memorial Hospital she resided at 103 n Frank St rites will be held in Elpaso Friday Jan 9 at n in the Chapel of the Kaste Maxon and Futrell funeral Home burial will be made in an Elpaso cemetery mrs Skevington was born sept 24 1912 in Bellows Falls it she was a member of the Guild of St James episcopal Church the pan american round table and the morning glory Garden club survivors include her husband George c Skevington daughters Cynthia bumb of san Jose Katharine Shaffer of Laramie sister mrs Katharine Mcgonagill of Marathon Texas grand children Maryann and Geoffrey children of mrs bumb and Jody Kay Larry Carl and Mariva Shafer of Laramie children of mrs Shafer numerous nieces and nephews the family suggests the donors favorite Charity As the recipient of memorial gifts for mrs Skevington Republican was one of the options he has considered in response to his removal from the budget committee by House democratic leaders monday the democratic steering and policy committee voted 264 to oust Gramm from the Post the House democratic caucus is expected to ratify the vote in secret thursday Hospital report Val verde memorial Hospital admitted tuesday Socorro Sanchez Enedina Chavez Clarise Saunders Tom my Lee Vick Richard e monies Aurora Jones Paula Nanez Paul m Garcia Juanita Cardenas Jose a Dela Garza Thomas c Martin Georgina g Figueroa Martha y Rodriguez Benilde s Rivenes Donna Lloyd Lidia r Ramirez Jose Luis Ibarra Petra Garcia Alvaro Portillo Cecil Bradshaw and Maria v Hernandez discharged tuesday Eva Perez Amada Morgado Jorge Ramon Carmen Morales Gudelio Garza Doroteo Ortiz Ofelia Espinoza Jesus Rodriguez Ruth Dunson Tom my Sandoval Maria Rabago Roberto j Martinez Barry c West Ross Smith and Amelia Hernandez Cloudy skies ahead mostly Cloudy skies and partly Cloudy thursday make up the forecast issued by the National weather service for Del Rio tonight minimum will be in the Low 40s and the maximum forecast for thurs Day is the mid60s winds will be out of the Southeast at near 10 Miles per hour today becoming Light and variable tonight High tuesday was 57 the record High for today Jan 5 is 83 set in 1921 the record Low for the Date is 17 set in 1972 Amistad report Amistad Elevation today was unchanged from the tuesday Reading depth of the water at Amistad dam was feet and water storage was the same at acre feet water sur face was the same at acres and downstream flow was unchanged at cubic feet per second Texas temperatures by the associated press wednesday temperatures indicate previous Days High and Low As of 7 Abilene Alice Amarillo Austin Beaumont Brownsville Childress College station Corpus Christi Dalhart Dallas Del Rio Elpaso High Low Pip 55 28 00 05 58 50 38 41 52 66 35 49 60 42 38 57 40 00 00 00 09 00 39 00 52 05 m 00 38 00 00 00 Kort Worth Galveston Houston Longview Lubbock Lufkin Marfa Mcallen Midland 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