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Garland Daily News (Newspaper) - August 20, 1967, Garland, Texas VOL. 81, NO. Ill 16 PAGES - 1 SECTION GARLAND, TEXAS, SUNDAY, AUGUST 20, 1967 BR 6-1155 PRICE 10c Budget Hearing Monday iw Otck MISS PfAVY INSUIANCf —Miss Melode» Coleman is another lovely GorlonH lass Yvho will compete ^or the title OÍ Miss Jaycee Jubilee m the annuol Labor Doy celebration spon-soTed by Garland Joycees Miss Coleman will be a Gorlond High School sen-ior this fall. Her parents are Mr. ond Mrs H R Coleman Her hobbies ore swimming, sewng and pointing Hike 111 School Taxesi^ Set At 7.41 Per Cent A 7 41 per cent tax increase both schools The woodworking will be necessary to implement improvements were r e c o m-• the Garland Indepeident School mendrd by the committee from Servirry. For Jamry Fish Fuiera! sersices for James lay Fish, 10, son of ,Mr. and frs Malcolm J Fish Jr . of 302 Taylor, were held Satyrday f St Philip’s Methodist hurch James diM Thursday in a ■alias hospital following open fart surcery Rev. John S. Rice. pa*tor. o'- ciated and burial w^as in Re t-nd Memorial Park. Williams unerni Home was in charge of •rangements \ nat've of Dsllas. Jam^s wa.t >rn July 1, 1967 and atterMled ood Shepherd School here last •ar. Survivors besides his narents •e a brother, Michael Scott ish; sister. Patricia Ann Fish; !d grandparents, Mr and Mrs lovd ro«tner of Dal’as, Mal-ilm J Fish of Salt Lake Citv tab. and Mrs Marv Viola rdlicka of Beaumont Pallbearers were Odis Sim-lons. Don Whitfield, Rex Day nd Jack Fo.ster, Distnct’s proposed record budg-' et of $8.301,350 for 1967^ This was announced by school ; cffic ils at weekend as they prepared for the annual li^get hearing to be held Monday at 8 p m in the new School Admtms-tration Building on Amund.sen Road It has b»en speculated that a tax increase would be neces-> sary but the ofVial announcement was not made until Saturday morning. The statement said. ’’In order for the proposed budget to be : operative, it will be 'necessary to raise our local taxes 10 cents per $100 of assessed value "This will make our rate $1 01 for current operatiom, and 44 cents for debt service The total tax is $1 46 per $100 of value This amounts to a 7 41 per cent increase "For example, if your tax statement was $100 this past year, it will be $107 41 during this coming year " The p rop n s e d budget of $8.501.330 for 1967-68 is $272,432 higher than last year's and is the largest in the school district’s history Reasons for the larger budget and resulting tax increase were listed as follows: "Instead of 16    ru-iH    in average membership, w? anticipate 18.080 "instead of 25 schools, we will have 26 The Ben C. Jackson Junior High School has been a d d ed. Also. 16 elementanr dassrooms have been addel eight at Beaver and eight at Bullock. "Instead of 609 classrooms, we will have 645. "Instead of 717 pmf»ssional units, we plan to begin the year with 778 the Southern Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools of which both schools are members,’’ the announcement stated A sizable portion of the total budget is earmarked for the building program A total of $1,400 000 is to be spent in that category to provide at least 24 new classrooms, as well as sites for several future schooli. This year’s tax roll for Garland Independent School Dis trict li^als $193.274.529. compared to $176.1174.000 tv previous year This is an increase of $17,100.529 (The assessed vjlues are 60 per cent of ba.se' 'The new tax rate of $1 45 is antkripated to bring an increase in revenue of $189,000 Lake Area Cities And Counties Seeking Orderly Devidopiin^nt An organization has been formed creatir^ a mut'iat alliance between representatives of the counties and cities surrounding the new Lake Hubbard Attending the organtzatiofuil Line Breaks Keep City Crews Busy A string of six water line breaks this week have kept city crews s" busy worker* have taken time only for an occasional glance at the sky They are hoping to see ram c’ouds there. Wat»* suoerintendent James Goff said the dry spell that has settled on the Garland area has caused the earth to lose its usual •uooiy of moisture and the resulting shrinking effect has broken the lines Breaks at Walnut and Peggy* Í anp SatuiT. and MiUer Ro^s Sharon and Saturn Dairy Rroad and Broadway, Treasure »nd Fairfax. Fifth and Walnut and on East Mon»ra Drive were recorded, Worke'-s could hardly finish one repair job before they learned of another. Goff said. i.f . J * *1.    12    . issued a word o' praise for ^ Instep of    water department crew? who look immediate action to correct the emergencies. "In irjiny cases, peoph did not even know that their service had been interrupt ed." V said. employes, we propose to have 347 " The announcement also re- fe'Ted to salary increas'es., "Due to the intense effort by the legislature to raise salaries of all certified employes (each school district is required to its share out of local taxes) and since the other employes have a great share in the education ot the children, an increase of five to 10 Der cent In salaries has been included." it said. School officials also pointed out that curriculum has been expanded bv the addition of two-language laboratories for hieh schools, an electrical shop for Garland High and a course in vocational office education for South Galand High. "The ungrading of course of-ftring in our woodworking shop® at both high SThools is being included, with a com’iHte renoval'on of the shop building at Garland High School, and the addition of shop equipment at meeting at the Dallas Athletic Country Club, which was sponsored by the Greater East 4 South Dallas Chamber of Commerce, were L B Houston. Dallas park director, Ernest W Wright CurtLs Croasman and J C Landers of the Garland Chamber of Commeire, Charles Duckworth, city m a n a g e r of Garland. J. W Herferth. mayw of Rowlett (■ P Gibaon. mayor of Sunnyvale. Arthur W’ler and Gerald Burgamy of the Rock-wall Chamber of Commerce. Ken Pace and Alex W Sanders of tbf' Mesquite 'Chamber 'Of C 0 m.m e r c e. and Wood Me-Clanahan and John Maxwell of Greater East 4 South Dallas Chamber Purpose of the meeting wai to form a liasion between the six municipalities and the four counties touching the lake and set up a plan with tV Citv of Dallas to avoid problems which have arisen in the past on other lakes • wrhat this group decides today and before the lake is completely developed", said W xid McClanahan, "will determine what will haonen at the Lake u»*on romoletion" Psrk Director L B Houston said. "It is a roope'ative venture—and must be—to avoid the ritfalls we see in other Lakes’* Houston also sooke of the meetings being held by Marvin Springer 4 Associates, who were hired by the City as planner*^ to work with the rth-er bordering cities toward a High School Registration Set Monday-Wednesday Senio*^ at both Garland and South Garland High Schools will register Monday with registration for juniors and sophomore scheduled for Tue^ay and Wednesday according t o an-ncuncements by Principals Gene Hudson and Robert Sewell Girls will register in the mornings of the respective days •rom 8 30 to 11 30 and boys will register in the aflennoons from 1:30 to 4-30. Nctv 'Students will regi'Ster on 'Thursday and late registraticns will be accepted on Friday at both schools Annual picture of both juniors .ond sophomores will be taken at the tw^ high schools at the time of registration For picture?, girls are re-oucsted to wear dark dress up dresses and boys, white shirts, dark tics, suit or sports coats At Garland High, the annual, "The Owl’s Nest" will be sold cn registration days and at South Garland, the combo-pak comprised of "The Sab-e", the Echool annual and the school newspaper, "T h e Plantation Times" will be on sale. coordinated plan of development    ' • We’re vitally Interested ’’ said J C Ijinders, manager of Gar land Chamber of Commerce "Since' a major 'portwn. 'Of our -city is on the lake, we should ail be concerned about tourist attractions to utilize the land and the Lanke with 'Complete * cooperation’*. J W Herferth. mayor of Rcwlett, stated that Rowlett has some zoning already worked out” Charles Duckworth, city man- ’ •ger of Garland mentioned that the work mm being done by Marvin Springer 4 Associates would help m eliminating the chaos that usually erupts a'round a 'new lake "A line needs to be held until alt problems can be revolved, and we in Garland are planning rettrirf ions’*, said thick worth Alex Sanders <>f Mesquito Chamber of Commerce sad that although Mesquite has no shoreline, that they wou'd 'Certainly be affected and that be thought the moat important thing was to set up the Master rn-1 I-, |r**ri from hsvint the mistakes that other lakes have had Maviir r. b'-on o' Sunnyvale stated Sunnyvale is already feeling the impact of sightseers to the lake and that city officials had held a meeting with .Marvin Srring-*r to plan further for the three miles of shoreline» »n Simnvval* Aulhur Weir, Rockwall Chamber president, stated that t»»i»s derived from olsnmid subdivisions and new homes would b»n-rfif Rockwall, the smallest Countv in Texas John .Maxwell of Greater East a*>d South Dallas Chcmb*r. snckf of the meetings with Marvin Sormeer as b*»ng most informative and said "I’m sure that when Mr Springer*.? | rw^mm^ndatio'n* are presented, to the Citv of Daltas for aonrov-al, ail mumcipalities involved and the Citv of Dalla» will be in comolrte agreement" The outcome of the meeting was the formation of the temporary organ'zat'on. which will get U'D a 'Coraútent series of meetings in the interim, with Wood McClanahan voted as temporary chairman.    f CYCUSn INJUtfO A m.d afternoon colliiton Ffidoy ar th# co'oti ot Stoia St 'Ond Sev'anrh. St 'lan't two you'tht ro. Garland MadfCol Cen»«r wh»re th« r condition was desc’ bed os sat itoctory Saturday A I960 Triumph d'f-'Y«n by R'onold Ed'word Zochory lb. 1608 Meodowbrook. colhded with a 1963 Olds, driven by Robert Eugen* Move* 2613 Jairr* ne, Plono The accident caused |42S damage 'Ond S'ent Zochory ond T i v-ponion, Alford RicHcj-ds, 16. 404 Ct.. **ef, to th® hot-p tnl by WiH(n~'t Arr.bul # Moyeri wos rr—    r.g e »st on S^ate and the meforb *e -vas t^nveling west on Sto^e when iT s*.'uc^ th* ,    fen*' of the MO'ye' vet'ucie. as it was I'Ttemptmg *o turn n front ©f an or'.v-.Y- ng c "■> Moyer wos Cited by po»'re ‘or failure to y eid the I .jht of way etijto 'fev plik N •'!)»« 11 i I u 1:11 u IIII t II 1.1» iiiiniinuuiniiiiFail liat^ Hit llrrt* Glue Sniffing Deadly, Garland Officers Warn fly ALICE GRAHAM ■The' Garland, Police Depart.-ment’s juvenile bureau has a gjud supply of glue But it will never be' used m the bureau’s offices 'The cartons and tubes are being retained a* evidence Thirty glue sniffers have been hanJled by local law enJorce-ment officers since August 1 *rhey are young men and women, 13 to 19 years of age Mott of them are trying glue a d e a d 1 y adolescent craze, for •kicks ’’ The glue fad has hit Garland, and authorities are cont'emed G 1 u e sniffing has received considerable attention from the news media and the merhcal profession Now, police officers view it with alarm, too "Ninety per cent of the kids we fvandle for glue eventually get around to «Imitting criminal trffenses, too.” Hancock said 'The Garland juvenMe officer said three burglaries, 10 cases of breaking and entermg a motor vehicle and two major thefts have been admitted by juveniles who were arrested for glue sniffing Does the glue cause them to lose control and break the law, or are they kids who have com-m It t e d rnmes and are just trying fomelhing else’ "Let’s tost say it makes them ‘susceptible to suggestions’," Hancock said He added that many sex 'deviates have 'Cnc'Mir-aged juveniles to t»y glue sn'ff-ing in order to perpetrate acts of homosexuality or eroticism Hancock warned young people. "don’t try it *’ "It’s deadly," he said, "and sooner or later it will get you ’’ Toluene the toxic sub tin-e commonly found in plastic cements, acts as a depressant on the c e n t r a 1 nervous system IXirtng the euphoric stage of intoxication. the glue sniffer loses normal control and resorts to wild and violent behavior During this stage of intoxication, he is dangerous to himself and to s'M*’ely He may experience any of the fullowing reocttons a buzzing sensation, dizziness headaches, lo.»f of wi .ght, double vision, involuntary rapid movement of the eyeballs dullness and poor concentration forge tfulnes.s, tremirs muscle spauns, dilated pupils numbness of the ex-Iremilies sneezing, coughing or chest pain The pains in the chest may be symptoms ot greatest alarm, Hancock said The toluene causes the lungs to become irri-tat'd Eventually, if cofitinued. a massive hemorrhage will occur Or, the officer c o n 11 n u e d, brain damage will hit first "And, r e m e m b e r ’’ he said, "the brain is the only tissue in Continued oa Page 17 Distributive Education To Begin Seventh Year In Garland Homes, Water Tank Send Building Figures Soaring When school bells ring to sig-UÜ the opening of the 1967-68 /ear on September 5. the dis-xibutive education program in Garland will be startir^ its seventh year. “Distributive education is a vocational training program for students preparing for employment in the field of distribution—the retail, wholesale and service marketing occupations—and for training of people already employed in the field for the purpo'e of assisting them to become more proficient in the Jobs in which thev make their livings,” explained W. B. Head, cuucdinator of the DE program in South Garland High Schcol. Distributive education began in G a r 1 a 0. d High School six years ago in 1961 with one program of about 35 students. "We now have three pro grams — two at Garland High Sc'.hool and one at South, Garland High," Head stated, adding that there are three DE coor-da nators to oversee the program. "The coordinators are responsible for placement of students on the Job, his supen'ision while 1 on the job, and h« classroom instruction." be said. DE is offered on a high school .level to junior and senior stu- I dents as an elective. The stu i dent spends approximately half of each day on the job in a busi-¡ ness. '•'‘Du-ring 'the classroom phase, I students are given individual assignments on technical training related to their job. Some days are used for general discussioo 0 n marketing, salesmanship, grooming and other related fields of the business world," I Head explained. DE started in Texas in 1937, and the program now is participated in by 10,000 students m 281 Texas schools Head stated the program has grown because "operators of retail. wholesale and service businesses have expressed an interest in more effiaent workers being graduated from our schools and because boys and girb, realize today as never before that they must have spe cific training and experience to I find a place in the highly com-: pelitive business world " He continues, "DE welds , those two interests into a pro-; g r a m combining supervised ; work experience with practical classroom imtructson " "We feel like the opportuniues ’ are unlimited in the field for those who have the intereits and abilities to pursue a career in the fieid of distributloo." AT SiAiS—Don Presley fleft) and Royce May, distributive education students employed at Sears store in Ridgewood Shopping Center, go over an inventory list with J. L. Dunigon, store manager, ahow by okx N»ii«y CHECKING 'EM OUT—Mark Lovell, distributive edu-cation student employed at Kroger number 43 store In Ridgewood Shopping Center, demonstrates his duties at the check-out counter. The store monoger is Hoyle Moore.    Phm iw oiek Maiwv BAKER IMnOYi—Checking stock at Baker’s Hardware and Furniture in downtown Garland is Kenny Swires, a distributive education student at the store, which is owned by Farrell Baker, Thirty three new home® and a five million gallon water tank to be constructed by the North Central Texas Water Dutrict skyrocketed building figures in Garland this week Officials in the city building permit office reported a total of $873.758 in construction as the week ended The new water storage tank will be the third to go into a site it Jupiter and Apollo Roads commonly owned by Garland. Richardson and the NCTWD, The cities of Garland and Richardson already have completed storage facilities for treated water at the location The one to be constructed by the NCTWD . will store water for the Casa View area in Dallas The 42-tnch water line being installed along Jupiter Road will carry water from the tank Cost of the structure was estimated at $485.000. Eventually, six or more of the mammoth underground storage tanks will be located on the site. • two for Richardson, two for Garland and two for the watiT district. A building permit    d    , to Garvon, Inc., ft    ce    ! and warehouse to b -d at' 615 E. Walnut. Cost e building was estimated at $12.500. New home permits were issued to the following:    i Garland Construction Co. — ; 1506 Hiawatha, $16.982; 1413 Store vbrook Lane, 117,192; Cole Building — 410 Carvtr. i $7,651, 901 Piedmont. $7,707 , 903 I Piedmont, $9,282, 821 Piedmont, '$8,281; 825 Piedmont. $8.3<»; 3625 Tulane Way, 113,671; 3701 Tulane Circle, $13.048 ; 3621 Tulane, $13,048 ,    906    Pietmont, $11,880; Bona'nza Hom,es — 718 Shor'e-haven, $9,457 . 702 Shorehaven. 58 190 ; 714 Shorehaven, $8,463; 614 Shorehaven. 19,457, Tommy Roan — 810 Worcester St.. $14.1'05, Charles Howard — Rose Hilf Bobtown Road, $23 53^; C P Terrell - 1529 Douglas, $12.908; Lester Manning — 302 Duke, $14.632; Red Byrd Hom*s — 1125 Birchwood, $10.294; 1211 Bircb-wood, 110,024: 1117 Birchwood, $10,864; 1113 Birchwood. $12,444; 1109 Birchwood. $10,941, 4309 Augusta. 111,452, landon Young — 1309 Green-tree, $14,000; Paramount Homes — 1405 Douglas, $11,494 ; 1701 Bardfield. $10,344; Ashworth Construction — 1017 Bayshore, $9,604; 1013 Bay-s h 0 r e, $9,205; 1009 Bayshoft, $7,441; 1005 Bayshore, $7,840; 1001 Bayshore. $9,814; Other permits issued: J. D. Ste'wart, 224 Carmen, 'repair fire damage, $600; Gulf Oil Co., addition to service station, 3201 Saturn Road. 14,000; W. 1. Presley, 1219 Caldwell, storage, IIOO.

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