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Galveston Daily News (Newspaper) - May 14, 1990, Galveston, Texas If serving All Galveston county 37th Industrial blvd pier 34 Call 7634411 hanging in Justice Marshall denies claims Hes too old sick for Bench Page 3a no playoffs kicks lakers 76ers one step closer to elimination Page 1b Lawn Garden Center Lawn mowers soil Weed eaters fertilizer 7631633 45th q xxx Texas oldest newspaper sow by Daren Beaudo the daily news la Marque what could be one of the most important decisions Ever to hit this Small bedroom Community is scheduled for enactment in Austin be fore the Texas racing commission on wednesday for the fourth time in the last 10 months Mem Bers of the greyhound racing portion of the commis Sion will vote on whether they made the right Choice for Galveston county the first three times Lone Star greyhound Park was that Choice and on wednesday i m dog track supporters try to consider groups License again local economic business and civic leaders will be there to announce in unison the answer must be on three separate occasions the commission re confirmed that Lone Star Park is the Licensee to operate the largest greyhound Racetrack in the state of Texas and possibly in the said Ralph Holm president of the Texas Gityla Marque Cham Ber of Commerce id hate to see them reverse themselves in any form or Holm will be part of a contingency of officials and businessmen that on wednesday will produce resolutions from three Chambers Texas Gityla Marque la Marque and Hitchcock As Well As fhe City of la Marque urging the commission to support the Licen see one More time if that happens Holm and Many others believe the flood Gates of development will be opened turning a bedroom Community into a real front room City if not it could be another three to five years be fore anything happens and la Marque could conceivably be left out All together already awaiting the tracks construction Are hotel retail and restaurant developers even though a major part of Lone stars business will be Quality Fine dining Holm said other restaurants Are lined up at the City doors ready to become part of the Competition see track 11a big Blue is King getting record Rains May Wash out Oyster crop by Joel Kirkpatrick the daily news r Galveston the great slosh of fresh water due to hit Gal Veston Bay May keep coming for weeks and it May Wash away an million Oyster Harvest biologists say but it May produce a record Blue crab catch in a Normal year the Blue crab fishery is Worth about to the crab Bers at dockside but the crabs Are Worth More to restaurants than that it May help White shrimp nothing new for Mother nature to get fresh with Galveston Bay or Sammy Ray a Marine Biol Ogist in Galveston said on wednesday salinity was Zero at Smiths Smiths Point is on the Bottom Edge of Trinity Bay with warming weather and the fresh water we will have a lot of Oyster or Ray said but what May be a tragedy this year May produce bumper crops of oysters in the next couple of he added storms and floods on the water Sheds that empty into the Bay sometimes make parts of the Bay so fresh As to be almost drinkable what happens when the fresh water replaces More Saline water in the Bay is that Oyster predators Are killed or Retreat to saltier water those predators Are conch Oyster drills and Small snails that staff photo by Robert w Rizzp Galveston seafood wholesaler carmelo of record amounts of rain in North Texas Cassarino displays a male crab As the Satin oysters May suffer but crab will be King to of Galveston Bay Falls due to the Drain off sources sip oysters out of their shells like a soda through a Straw there is also an Oyster Dis ease caused by a protozoan called Perkins us which Oyster men Call when oysters Are killed off periodically by a spate of fresh water the Dermo that infests them Dies for a time too so the fresh water May kill the 199091 Oyster crop in the Bay but it also Oyster a Dickinson Man stabbed to death Isle Man shot in separate incident the daily news a 20yearold Maji was stabbed to death during a fight sunday morning in Dickinson while a shooting incident Between two groups of siblings on the Island left a Man hospitalized the Galveston county sheriffs department responded to a fight reported at the Church Village apartments at 2902 Deats Road in Dickinson the incident occurred at about sunday police said Dickinson police units were called to assist Lee Christopher Allen 20 of Dickinson was stabbed during the fight but he left the scene before the authorities arrived police said Allen was taken to the Mainland Center Hospital in a private vehicle a Hospital spokesman said Al Len was admitted at and declared dead from a deep wound to the Chest at police proceeded to Chase two suspects in the stabbing and later charged Andre l Rich with Muri Der Richs Bond was set at the shooting incident on the is land occurred at sunday in the parking lot of a Motel local see incidents 11a Winick anxious to get started As Dickinson mayor editors note women work is a series on Galveston county women who have succeeded in their aspirations whether they be in business Community service or politics this is the Sec Ond instalment in a five part series which continues tuesday with a feature on Margaret Snooks president of the Clear inde pendent school District by Beverly Miller the daily news Dickinson Galveston coun Tys newest woman mayor Veta Winick was elected to office in Dickinson May 5 but will be facing a ballot recount because of the closeness of the vote Winick is looking past that to Christmas in july and to citizen involvement in City government Winick said she wants to get peo ple involved in City government and in the City she said she ran for office because she saw a lot that women needed doing that was not being citing annexation of areas that have traditionally been part of the Dickinson Community and negotiating with other cities for those Dickinson areas presently under their jurisdiction and i plan to be available to citizens on a daily office hours basis so they can discuss their ideas and problems so i can receive Citi zen input without them having to see Winick 11a 2 servicemen gunned Down in the Philippines associated press Manila Philippines suspected communist rebels killed two american servicemen near an air base sunday on the eve of talks Between the United states and the Philippines on extending the lease on military bases related Story 5a a third american told reporters he managed to escape the military cancelled All of Post leaves for the troops defense department civilian employees and military dependents in the Philip Pines following the attack the assailants escaped and there was no imme Diate claim of responsibility the area near the Clark air base has been a communist stronghold since the 1940s and sgt Robert Abad of the National police operations Center for Central Luzon said authorities suspected communist rebels Abad said the americans who were wearing civilian clothes were slain about see soldiers 11a passing Parade Happy birthday Mark a Salinas Hazel Hermann Erin Hehnly Ren Nard Florence Alecia Loftis Mary Joyce Foster James Saver the Rev Charles Anastassiou Eula m Johns Roslyne Faison Scott Mandy Mencacci pier an Geli Cooper Beulah Williams Lonia Mae James Bonnie finely Litsa Witliff and mrs Patsy orious see passing 11a inside birthday bulletin dear entertainment science and to classifieds turn unwanted items into Cash rented quickly All Bills Jeri furnish rented it in Only Days t weather area forecast mostly Cloudy and Breezy today and tonight High in the Low 80s Low in the mid 70s Galveston Bay Southeast wind 1520 knots to Day and tonight Bay Waters rough Beach water 75 degrees More weather 2a in the news Ngac official details census review process editors note the 1990 census totals for Galveston county and its municipalities will affect congressional representation and Federal funding so its important that the count be accurate this week daily news reporter Amy Couvillon inter viewed Tom Wesp a regional planner with the Houston Galveston area Council on the pos census local review process q How is the census count going in Gal Veston county a according to the District office for this area which is in Beaumont right now the response rate in Galveston county is 59 percent which Means that 41 percent of the people either have not sent in their forms or never got a form that not a unique prob Lem of Galveston county nationally the response rate is about 50 percent they were hoping for 70 percent q what does the Low response rate mean a it Means the census Bureau has i Send More people enumerators to help the residents fill their form out at the site or else determine that the House the form was sent to is vacant or Doest exist the Low response rate then Means that its going to Cost More Money now to try to receive a Complete count q Are there enough enumerators in Gal Veston county to ensure a Complete count there in desperate need of enumerators in Galveston county they have to hire More people that Are going to go door to door according to to the list of people wh5 didst Send their Survey Back they will usually come at night or on weekends and fill out the questionnaire on the spot we need publicity that there Are enumerators out there and to be cooperative with them q if someone wants to be an enumerator what should he or she do a they can Call 409 8986800 which is in the news 11a

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