The Bellaire & Southwestern Texan (Bellaire, Tex.), Vol. 16, No. 8, Ed. 1 Wednesday, April 9, 1969 Page: 4 of 36
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THE BELLA1RE TEXAN
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WHITEWALLS $2.50 EXTRA
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SI7F FED TAX
Above price* for blackwall with trade-in. Whitewall* $2.50 more.
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leiardless ot a*e or mileage. aiainst delicts in material and work. I
and in normal non commercial passenter car service, against I
as caused by road hazards (not including repairable punctures. I
Irregularly worn, tires damaged by running Hat. fire, wrecks, I
ions, chain cuts or obstructions on the automobile, nor does it I
on vehicles other than a passenger automobile) I
hi* guarantee and is so damaged beyond repair, I
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the then cu
15,000 MILE GUARANTEE
BFG SHOCK ABSORBER
B. F Goodrich shock absorbers are
guaranteed for the period 15
months or 15,000 Miles and there
is no replacement charge in case
of defect or failure. Guarantee dee:
not apply to shock absorbers used
on commercial vehicles or those
damaged by accidcni. Replace-
ment only ot B. F. Goodrich store
or dealer making original instal-
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Wednesday, April 9, 1969
A “Poor Mail’s Supper” featur-
ing Bishop Fulton J. Sheen as the
principal speaker will take place
Wednesday, April 16, in the Albert
Thomas Convention Center under
the sponsorship of the St. Vincent
de Paul Society, for the benefit of
the poor of the Houston area.
The supper will consist of soup,
black bread, coffee and water.
Tickets for the event are on sale
priced at $5 each or $50 for a re-
served table accommodating 10
Irvin F. Nelis, 3315 Merrick Dr.,
a member of St. Vincent de Paul
Church, President of the Society’s
Diocesan Council, is general chair-
man. Harold Driemeier, 5111 Mi-
mosa, a member of Holy Ghost
Church in Bellaire, is chairman
of the ticket sales committee.
Mr. Driemeier said the Society
has an attendance goal of 5000.
Other members of the steering
committee include Mrs. Nelis,
Mrs. Driemeier, Mrs. L.A. Raney
and S.M. Drake, also of Holy Ghost,
Miss Marie Groves, Mrs. Jack
Leydon, and Mrs. Ann Lackland
all of St. Vincent de Paul Church.
Others are Monsignor John
Roach, Director of Catholic Char-
ities and Spiritual Director of the
Society, Father John Olsovsky, St.
Theresa Parish, Mrs. John War-
ren of Catholic Youth Organization,
Tom Bartlett of St. Cecilia Church,
and Mrs. Gene Janquart of St.
“The ‘Poor Man’s Supper' idea
has attracted great response in
other sections of the nation and
with Bishop Sheen as our principal
speaker, we anticipate selling out
the convention center,” Mr. Neilis
In addition to the unique meal
and Bishop Sheen other entertain-
ment planned for the evening in-
cludes an appearance by the St.
Mary’s Seminary choir, an out-
standing choral group.
Tickets are available at Foley’s
five stores, at both Sage stores,
from members of the St. Vincent
de Paul Society or at any Catholic
Church. All the waiters and wait-
resses at the supper will be mem-
bers of the Catholic Youth Organ-
ization drawn from the more than
100 parishes of the diocese.
The Society of St. Vincent de
Paul is world wide. Although named
for the famous 17th century Apostle
of Charity, the Society was organ-
ized in 1833 in Paris by a French
professor at the Sorbonne, Freder-
ick Ozonam. Ozonam and his asso-
ciates wished to demonstrate prac-
tical Christian charity to offset the
skeptical agnosticism then sweep-
Today the Society numbers
450,000 unpaid volunteers from
every walk in life in every country
on the globe. In Houston diocese,
430 men from 69 parishes are
Vincentians who daily call on and
care for the poor. In 1968 these
men assisted nearly 9,500families
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Gurwell, Kate. The Bellaire & Southwestern Texan (Bellaire, Tex.), Vol. 16, No. 8, Ed. 1 Wednesday, April 9, 1969, newspaper, April 9, 1969; Bellaire, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth567519/m1/4/: accessed August 15, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Bellaire Friends Library & Historical Society.