The Bellaire & Southwestern Texan (Bellaire, Tex.), No. 28, Ed. 1 Wednesday, November 26, 1969 Page: 7 of 28
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Wednesday, November 26, 1969
THE BELLAIRE TEXAN
BY BECKY BEDOIT PA 3-1646
Serving Post Oik Minor, Westbury,
Willow Meadows, Willowbend.
Tomorrow is Thanksgiving and
thankful we are for all the bless-
ings that have come our way the
past year. . .friends, old and new;
relatives from far and near; op-
portunities that knocked oon our
door; health restored after ill-
ness; and last but not least the
love of a wonderful family that
keeps us on an even kiel during
the rush of the days’ activities.
Yes, there is much for which to
* * * ♦
Patty Furgiuele, whose par-
ents are Mr. and Mrs. Guy L.
Furgiuele, 10710 Chimney Rod
was named a member of Cor-
detrs, a service and social or-
ganization of the ROTC at Uni-
versity of Texas where she is a
* * v +
Mrs. Edwin (Shirley) Hender-
son, 5734 Spellman, has an Art
Show and sale of her pictures
at the Gulf Coast National Bank
at Chimney Rock and West Bell-
fort. Only a year or soago, Shir-
ley entered four of her paint-
ings in an art clubshowand three
were chosen for a gallery show-
ing. This gave her the incentive
to spend more time at her fav-
orite pastime. Rather nice to
have a full-pledged artist in the
neighborhood. Good luck with
your show, Shirley.
* * * *
Jane Guissinger, owner oi
Westbury Florist, won the Color
TV at the Cinderella Garden Club
of Westbury drawing on Nov. 1.
The profit from the drawing goes
for beautification of esplanades.
Lucky Jane won a TV in a simi-
lar drawing a few years ago.
However; she deserves it for all
the work she does on the Yard-of-
the Month Committee among oth-
er things for the Westbury Civic
Club for the betterment of our
* v * *
Army Pfc. Glenn W. Patter-
son Jr., 23, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Glen W. Patterson Sr., 5727
Creekbend is assigned as amor-
tarman with the First Infantry
Division in Vietnam.
Among those entertaining
WSCS Circle of Westbury United
Methodist Church last week are
Mrs. Wava Fick, 4839 Knicker-
bocker; Mrs. Bobbie Hardy, 12130
Chimney Rock; Mrs. Gloria Fre-
und, 5307 Creekbend; Mrs. Antia
Whitney, 5814 McKnight; and Mrs.
Doris Williamson, 11011 Cedar-
* * * *
Glenn Packard, 12, son of Mr.
and Mrs. Robert L. Packard, 5307
Willowbend, had an accident on
his mini-bike, requiring 20
stitches. The day after the
stitches were removed, he step-
ped mto a water-meter hole and AN 0IL P0RTRAIT of w w Baldwin, founder of Bellaire, was
hurt his leg again requiring lu presented to the City of Bellaire by Melvin Cruzan, president of
more stitches. Be more careful, the Greater Bellaire Chamber of Commerce. The portrait was
Glenn, or ttiaMeg^will never heal. painted by Mrs. Hilary Frazier and sponsored by the public rela-
tions comm’ttee of the Chamber. The presentation was made by
Wayne Pedigo, vice president Peter Whitney, co-chairman of the public relations committee,
of Westbury Civic Club is being Standing to right of portrait are Councilman Grant Webster, City
transferred to California. West- Manager Gary Summers, Councilmen Ed Milwee and Jack Ran-
bury’s loss is California’s gain. dolph. Pete Gohlke in front. - Photo by Peter Whitney
Cadet Wins Legion Bronze Cross
Jon L. Peterson, Lamar High
School senior received the Le-
gion of Valor Bronze Cross on
Nov. 11 for his academic and
military achievement as a cadet
in the National Defense Cadet
Corps at the school.
He is the Battalion Comman-
der of the NDCC and has an aca-
demic average of 3.6 at this
time, ranking 66th in the gra-
duating class of 625.
Peterson, 17, lives with his
mother Mrs. Mary Peterson and
his grandmother, Mrs. Viola Mc-
Clanahan at 3275 Norfolk.
Peterson has received many
awards during his two years in
the NDCC, including the Superior
National Defense Cadet Corps
Award and the Certificate,
Daughters of the American Re-
volution Award for Good Citizen-
ship and a medal for the school’s
Best Dressed Cadet.
He has served on the City
Honor Guard and is now com-
pleting his third year of mem-
bership on the Drill Team.
The cadet is a member of the
National Honor Society and the
Key Club and has been a mem-
ber of the Latin Honor Society
for two years.
Bowling in city tournaments
and intermural league activities
occupy his time along with work-
ing after school and weekends at
the River Oaks Country Club.
After graduation from high
school, Peterson plans to attend
Rice University, major in me-
chanical or electrical engineer-
ing and enroll in the ROTC pro-
The Legion of Valor, accord-
ing to the Department of the
Army, is a society of persons of
good character who have been
awarded by the US, for valor,
the Congressional Medal of Hon-
or, the Distinguished Service
Cross, the Navy Cross or the
Air Force Cross.
The Legion of Valor Bronze
Cross is awarded each year to one
cadet in the fourth area of the
US Army, which includes Texas,
Oklahoma, Louisiana, Arkansas
and New Mexico.
Peterson was recommended
for the award by Harold K. Cost-
low, Lamar principal, and Com-
mandant of Cadets, Sgt. First
Class Everette G. Glenn Jr.
This is the fourth year in a
row that an HISD student has won
the Bronze Cross. It has been
awarded to Yates, Bellaire, and
Sam Houston students consecu-
Slataper Elected Head
Of Country Medical Group
Dr. Eugene L. Slataper, of 3702
Turnberry Circle was elected
president of the Harris County
Medical Society, Wednesday at
the Jesse H. Jones Library Build-
ing in the Texas Medical Center.
Dr. Slataper is a native of
Houston, and received his med-
ical degree from the University
of Texas Medical Branch in Gal-
veston. He has been a member
of the Medical Society since 1947.
Dr. Robert B. Crouch, of 6131
La Leche To Meet
The Southwest Group, Houston
are La Leche League will con-
tinue a series of discussions on
breastfeeding on Nov. 26»
Piping Rock Lane, will take over
the office as president of the
Medical Society in 1970, having
been elected to the office in
The 1970 officers will be
installed officially at ceremonies
on Jan. 16 at which time U.S.
Congressman George Bush will
be the key speaker for the So-
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Burleson, Darlenna. The Bellaire & Southwestern Texan (Bellaire, Tex.), No. 28, Ed. 1 Wednesday, November 26, 1969, newspaper, November 26, 1969; Bellaire, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth566566/m1/7/: accessed April 22, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Bellaire Friends Library & Historical Society.