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Pacific Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - November 25, 1982, Tokyo, Japan 2 personalities Pacific stars and stripes november 1982 Hofheinz remembered for acumen Houston up Roy Mark a laundry truck Drivers son whose dreams spawned the Astrodome and made him a political Power and a wealthy has died aged Hofheinz a legislator at Harris county judge at 24 and two term mayor of Houston was partially paralysed by a stroke in May his strength he spent recent years largely confined to a Hofheinz was Alert through the 1970s and with the help of four to remain lasting monuments remain monuments to his business skills include the worlds first domed baseballs Houston the Astroworld amusement Park though Hofheinz claimed Only part of the some would claim Houston in his later the texan was for a time part owner of the Ringling brother Barnum Bailey Hofheinz was born in the family moved to hous 90 Miles to the his father died when he was 15 and he began work Early to help support his Mother and he peddled promoted dance bands and worked As a radio disc jockey before and during his studies at Rice the University of Houston and Houston Hofheinz in one of the circus rooms in the Law school now South Texas College of Hofheinz earned his Law degree at the age of three years he sought and won a term in the Texas at he sought and won election As Harris county chief executive officer county people Hayes musical debut Ohio a former Ohio state University football coach Woody Hayes has made his musical debut by reciting a patriotic poem and taking a turn directing the Colum bus symphony pops dressed in a Tuxedo and framed with a backdrop painting of Ohio Hayes recently read a narrative by Richard Bain of the Navy band As the orchestra played America the Hayes then took the Baton from director Richard Hayman to Lead the orchestra in stars and stripes Hayes was fired after slugging a Clemson University player in the 1978 Gator bowl Princess i feeling a1 England a in an apparent Effort to quash newspaper speculation about her Princess Diana spent an hour playing merrily with toddlers at a Nursery school and pointedly told a group of mothers by the i am feeling very so is 5monthold Prince Wil the Princess told adding that her infant son had Learned a new trick spitting which he often performs while being bathed by his Prince focus on Afghanistan los Angeles a actor Kirk on the eve of a tour of afghan refugee said he hoped to focus world attention on the estimated 3 million afghanis who have fled soviet the eight Day tour is under the auspices of the United states information Douglas was invited by the pakistani govern thank goodness for to Hollywood a James Garner is going to receive two purple hearts that went astray during the korean thanks to an appearance on abcs Good morning America and to its David Star of televisions the Rockford files and the movie told Hartman in a series of taped interviews that he never received either medal from the army because of a mix up in Oral communications 30 years Hartman Cut through the bureaucracy and an army officer appeared on camera to apologize and say Garner would get his Osmond anniversary los Angeles up the Osmond Brothers Merrill and Jay return to Disneyland for two nights next month in an anniversary perform Ance at the place where they were discovered 20 years in Andy Williams father saw the Osmond perform at Williams father liked what he saw and brought Andy to the Park to see their Andy was impressed and booked the boys on his Abc television the Osmond became weekly regulars during the shows three year since that the of monds have combined to record 25 Gold records with sales of More than 77 million in having lost a bid for Hofheinz became a Law yer and in the he acquired part ownership in several radio and television including Houston he also bought a few Oil Wells and much land around what was to become one of the nations most Queen mum chokes on fish Bone London a the Queen 82yearold Mother of Britain Queen Elizabeth gagged on a Fishbone at dinner after hours of was taken to a Hospital for an operation to remove the surgery was successful and the Queen Mother was expected to be Home in a couple of according to her official John she choked Over he said of the nations beloved Queen widow of King George asked if her life had been in peril from the he said absolutely it was More uncomfortable than anything several hours passed before the Queen Mother was at from her Home outside London to the King Edward Viii Hospital for officers for an emergency speaking from Clarence the Queen mothers London said her dinner compan ions and doctor at first tried to dislodge the when they it was decided to take her to the he said the operation was per formed under general Princess the Queen mothers 52yearold accompanied her to the Hospital and stayed until after the the spokesman the Queen and the rest of the Royal family were kept the Queen Mother for Many years has been the British Public favorite Royal figure because of her warm prosperous in Hofheinz was elected mayor of Houston at the age of his colourful reign included several showdowns with a City Council unused to hofheinz1 s first indoor stadium Hofheinz striking complis in the semiprivate in he proposed the worlds first indoor stadium to facilitate major league sports in a City where intense humidity and mosquitoes made most outdoor activity unattractive to he persuaded residents of Harris county to vote Bonds to finance the million Astrodome and the worlds first domed stadium opened in 1965 with Hofheinz holding a 40year aside from indoor baseball and the Astrodome inaugurated the Era of the Plush sky a Hofheinz idea that made profitable use of the space above the regular stadium seating Hofheinz also helped innovate artificial turf first known As astroturf because the stadiums sky lighted roof provided inadequate sunlight for after his Hofheinz Empire ran into financial his last option to repurchase the astros from creditors expired in october and by the time he others were in full Possession of International Herald Tribune daily via Only subscribe Call your stripes office on look for it at Pacific stars and stripes bookstores and army and air Force Exchange Pacific stars and stripes usps417900 Apo san Francisco 96503 published daily 25 cents per copy or per second class postage paid at san

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