The Bellaire & Southwestern Texan (Bellaire, Tex.), Vol. 17, No. 26, Ed. 1 Wednesday, September 2, 1970 Page: 3 of 32
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, September 2, 1970
THE BELLAIRE TEXAN
Bellaire Residents To Receive Letters
later this week some 6,000 let-
ters will be mailed to residents
The letters will come from the
office of Clarence R. Coffman,
City building inspector, and ex-
plains procedures for inspecting
homes under the Standard Hous-
ing Code passed earlier this
As soon as a house becomes
ncant, it is subject to an in-
•pection according to the letter.
Before it can be occupied again
It must have a certificate of oc-
i eupancy, which will be issued by
Coffman if the house meets the
minimum requirements as set
forth in the Housing Code.
Coffman said the requirements
are not so restrictive as to cause
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a hardship on anyone.
"We justwant the people topick
up and clean up," he said.
Although offenders of the Hous-
ing Code can be ticketed, Coff-
man said he would "rather pre-
vail in on a person’s good nature
than get tough.”
The inspector said that ade-
quate time would be given so that
owners could bring their homes
up to standard. He retnterated
that the code was not passed to
work a hardship on anyone and
that he would do all he could to
help homeowners meet the re-
Coffman said the code was
passed to prevent homes in the
city from depreciating into slum-
There will be no fee for the in-
Boundry. . .
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moved westward to Hillcroft. The
line was at Chimney Rock.
Dr. Carver said Sharpstown
enrolled Monday 2700pupils. The
new school has a capacity of 2000.
Those 645 pupils affected by the
change were informed by the
Sharpstown principal, Lee Cook,
Tuesday morning and arrange-
ments were taken to transfer
them to Bellaire High School.
Continued from page 1
Another group leader, Joe
Poiendexter, was greeted with
cheers and applause when he look
Poiendexter had just returned
from a ralley being held at the
Sharpstown school and reported
that the group there was mainly
concerned over the new boun-
daries of Sharpstown and Jane
Long Junior High Schools. He
said that group was also organ-
izing and would be circulating
In closing he said “I would like
to see 50,000 people at a ralley
somewhere in this town. Get off
the duffer and get out and get
Several students who among
the original organizers of the
group said that the students’
first choice would be a return to
the freedom of choice plan where-
by a student could attend any
school they wished,
The second choice, they said,
would be a return to the equid-
istant capacity zoning plan ap-
proved by Judge Ben Connally
late this spring.
Football. . .
Continued from page 1
grades and maintain them. Re-
cent physical exam report from
doctor. Proof ofbirth(certificate
or school record). A$5 registra-
tion fee per boy.
The team will practice at Cun-
ningham school from 6 until 8
p.m. three days a week (Mon-
day, Tuesday, and Thursday)and
play on Wednesday.
The team does not carry in-
surance on the boys to cover in-
jury; therefore, if a boys is not
covered by a family play or group
accident insurance it would be
best to obtain such insurance
before enrolling your boy. In any
case the boy will be allowed to
play with the consent of his par-
AH boys who are eligible and
interested should report to Cun-
ningham School practice field
Thursday, Sept. 3 at 5:30 and/
or call Bobby Garcia, 665-8029
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brought to the attention of thd1
“Everyone was just getting
use to the new lines and then they
changed them once again,” one
When asked about the turnout
at the previous two. meetings the
two were enthusiastic. "Thishas
got to be the first student move-
ment supported by the adults. I
don’t think you’ll find a parent in
Bellaire against what is being
The Houston Botanical Society
which conducts an educational
program for children in conser-
vation and elementary ecology
has inaugurated its first corpor-
ate fund raising drive. The drive
will run until the end of Septem-
The Society’s Board of Trus-
tee members will be contacting
companies in the Greater Hous-
ton Area for donations to under-
write the predicted budget needs
for 1971 of $50,000. H.H. Mudd,
president of the Society, has ask-
ed that all companies become in-
volved in this civic project and
make a tax deductible dotation.
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Burleson, Darlenna. The Bellaire & Southwestern Texan (Bellaire, Tex.), Vol. 17, No. 26, Ed. 1 Wednesday, September 2, 1970, newspaper, September 2, 1970; Bellaire, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth567535/m1/3/: accessed April 23, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Bellaire Friends Library & Historical Society.