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Del Rio News-Herald (Newspaper) - October 4, 1970, Del Rio, Texas X i crop cent or i h Box 4 54 3 6 0 All 75235 Grid fers face Long trip Home from Valley Mercedes 21 san Felipe Donna Del Rio 6 Del Rio news Rald sunday 43rd year number 171 phone 7753531 Del Texas sunday october 1970 20c copy thirty two pages in four sections family with seven children stranded Here if it want for the children we ask for the Young Mother explained apologetically saturday night to a Del Rio human resources but it is hard when the children look at you and immigrant farm workers who left North Carolina Early when the apples ran the Young woman and her Middle aged husband ran out of Gas and Money in Del Rio four Little Blu eyed boys and three equally blonde and Blu eyed girls sat politely still at the table of a local cafe As their parents told of the hard Luck which has dogged them for some time and which has left them temporarily stranded in Del Rio trying to get Back to which they now Call the who asked that his name not be used i have never had to ask anyone for help before and id like it if you didst use my he said has worked at an assortment of jobs ranging from the steel Coal fruit picking and an itinerant Baptist he professes Strong Faith and says he has seen the kindness of people become something of a Miracle in the family lived in Milwaukee for several years and had their House burned in the race riots there a few years since then they have Amistad report Amistad Elevation saturday morning was up from depth of the water at Amistad dam was water storage amounted to acre an increase of acre water surface measured an increase of 134 downstream release was 438 second followed the crops As migrant the husband and father lost All but one Finger of one hand in a Coal mine Accident in 1942 and is somewhat limited in what he can the ranging from 9yearold twin Ronnie and Down to Are obedient and needful of parental the family needs help the meager funds set aside for the trip Back Home ran out when the car developed and in Del Rio there was nothing left for or a couple of individuals put the tired family up for the night in a local hotel and arranged for night supper and sunday morning the father feels hopeful that help will if anyone is willing to contribute a Little bit to the fund to help the family to they May take the contribution to the Del Rio police station so that arrangements can be made for the necessary Gas and food for the for 1971 immunized g clinic Here 117 attend tour director getting Jan uses the injection gun to administer diphtheria and tetanus serum to Martin son of and Osvaldo Luna of 408 Bowie As George Herrmann looks on in Moody the clinic saturday was the last of the three Day project with shots Given thursday and Friday at Central cafeteria and the Del rib civic Center As Well As the Moody news Herald photo Good select one Hundred and seventeen attended the Barbecue held by the devils River soil and water conservation District at the annual tour saturday on the John Zuberbueler Robert Kelly was reelected District director for area the Comstock area in the District at the election held at Zuberbueler Bend upstream from the which is 25 Miles up the devils River Arm of Lake most of the 117 attending the tour arrived at the ranch by leaving Diablo East Marina on Lake Amistad at Twentyfive made the the water something new for such a was taken to impress on the viewers the importance of keeping Lake Amistad clean and of its tremendous potential As an outdoor recreational the District was organized in 1947 by the Secretary of state for Texas and in the ensuing the directors have conducted Tours and discussed the needs of soil special concern was expressed concerning pollution control As it applies to Lake in addition to reelected director for term of five other directors Are George Ted Arledge and each director is elected for five one director elected each making the tour saturday were the directors of the District Joe area conservationist for the soil conservation service at Uvalde Jack soil Joe Miller and Claude agriculture also of Uvalde District conservationist and Norvell ranch conservation of the pcs office in Del Rio David game management officer Marine also of Del weather Rio saturday won its bid to be Host to the fall 1971 convention of the International Good neighbor in one of the most spirited around town by Imajo Fleetwood easter seals monday in the club ballroom Section Ruben Ruiz Mexico vice Mexico Section Jesus Secretary and Renato new advisors were i the society for crippled children will meet at 3 monday in the san Felipe neighbourhood officers Are anxious to have All members present for the the Val verde m Emo r hospitals woman auxiliary will meet tuesday the meeting will begin at monday in the cancer room in the building housing Central fire noncommissioned officers wives club of Laughlin air Force base will hold a meeting at on Van Adams will speak on Home Mission work of the Eastern Baptist association of the state of celebrating its 100th at the regular meeting of the woman missionary society of the first Baptist Church tuesday at in the the a m e r i c a n federation of government local won the right to represent Federal workers at Laughlin air Force Ralph president of the Frank Ball is Vic president and Wilma Graff is the the local will meet monday at 8 in the cafeteria at North Heights elementary warrant officer Richard Sou of and Lowell Schwalbe of Del will be graduated at United states army aviation school at 20 and his parents plan to attend the his Beatrice former resident of Del Rio who now makes her Home in san will also attend the she was Here Friday visiting the and Gerald Ross Are stationed in Japan while he is on a tour of duty Ross is the former Minta to Schwalbe of Del their address is 698r Box san contests to come before a Good neighbor convention in Del Rio emerged a decisive Victor Over san the vote at the closing session of the Xxxiii Assembly at the Hamilton see Good Page hotel Here was 65 in favor of Del Rio and 35 for san the delegates voted unanimously to accept the invitation of Tampico to hold their next Spring Assembly in that Gulf coast port the Tampico convention will be held on april 2930 and May the semiannual general assemblies Are held each Spring in Mexico and each fall in the United officers of the International organization were these include Teofilo president Allan vice Del Rio and Vicinity Cloudy to partly Cloudy skies and continued minimum temperature sunday night in the mid60s maximum temperature sunday in the winds Light and mostly from the East Southeast at 5 to 15 Miles per maximum temperature 81 minimum maximum temperature 78 minimum time of time of ick Owen Dies saturday the final International Good neigh Bor Council session saturday was brought to an unexpectedly dramatic close by an emotion charged discussion of recent political turmoil in san by a two Toone chose Del Rio Over san their 1071 san Antonio has been torn by headline making dissension in recent months As the result of several mexican american groups charging that remarks made by mayor Walter Mcallister during a television pro Gram showed racial delegates from san Antonio and Del Rio urged that their see Page 7a Richard Dick Owen died of a heart attack at saturday in his 1700 Avenue he had not been critically ill but he had been in failing health for some arrangements had not been made late saturday at the Doran funeral Home but tentative plans were to hold the rites Owen was born june in san the son of and Mary the family moved to Texas when he was 4 years they resided Here As Early settlers and he was reared he had a newspaper route when he was 8 and he had his own business by he established his business on Avenue f on that Date and a few years later he owned and operated five stores in Del Rio and in Val verde he was retired at the time of his Owen married miss Mary Leonora daughter of Del Rio Early in Del Rio in survivors include his Mary Owen two Lichard Owen and Carl Owen of Del rip Hallie Reininger of Mary Martin of Uvalde and Emelia Snyder of san Antonio 18 four and a Alice Houston of Index business comics dear Kennel ranch news a to women news youth More than residents of Val verde county took advantage of a free countywide immunization program against diphtheria which ended Here teenagers and children flocked to three locations to receive inoculations administered with painless air guns during the three Day Val verde county health officer Robert Paret headed the program which featured three inoculation the Moody Central cafeteria and the civic in Only six hours doctors Alfredo plus other City physicians assisted by the Candy nurses from Val verde memorial the two Independent school District and volunteers from various county agencies inoculated the big the vaccine and immunization equipment were sent to Del Rio by the Texas state department of countdowns at the three immunization centers showed Moody cafeteria with 469 on 625 on Friday and 749 for saturday civic Center with 375 on 375 on Friday and 570 on saturday Centra cafeteria with 470 620 Friday and 710 on the three six hour inoculation drive was an fallout Effort in the Val verde countywide Effort to immunize its residents against the feared Throat infecting besides personnel from the Val verde Hospital headed by Sonna the family planning program headed by Zina the migrant program directed by Lewis various other county residents and employees All chipped in to make the inoculation project a attention was brought to this area As the san Antonio diphtheria count stood at 114 confirmed cases for the year with another 36 persons listed As unconfirmed victims of the steadily spreading Throat the latest patient in the Alamo City was a 33yearold the disease strikes primarily at children but health officials have warned no age group is health officers in san Antonio said Many persons have recovered but others Are still the number under treatment was not the average Hospital stay is about two in horse Sale All 50 head sold saturday horse Sale Toni 1964 Bay Mare was one of 50 head offered for sate to the highest bidders in saturdays Quarter horse Sale consignments came from ranches surrounding Del photo Rocksprings and san news Herald Homero Amesqua of Ciudad Acuna bid and bought the two top priced horses in the 1970 Del Rio Quarter horse Sale held in the Val verde county 4h club show barn saturday slated for a racing career in Mexico is miss bar a Twoy Earold sorrel filly consigned by Jerry Hayes of Ozona and sold to Amezcua for his top bid of also tabbed for Mexico is miss missle a yearling Hal sister of miss bar Whiz and who went to Amezcua for a top bid of to round out his three horse Purchase the mexican horseman bought the splash Down for which was consigned by the Wardlaw and sons ranch of Del Sale chairman Jack Stubblefield declared the the third annual one held Here a Fine Sale and Well Stubblefield added that All 50 of the consigned horses were sold and will find their new Homes in san san Mexico and in and around Del he also said the Purchase of the three head topped the individual buys and pointed out that the Mexico bound animals will remain stabled at the Stubblefield spread where who prepared them for the will care for them until passage papers have been arranged to Rio stores

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