The Aransas Pass Progress (Aransas Pass, Tex.), Vol. 68, No. 26, Ed. 1 Wednesday, September 8, 1976 Page: 2 of 14
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certificated by thr Coast Guard
The certificate of inspection
attests to the vessel's compli
ante with Coast Guard regula
hobs for construction and in-
spection standards This docu-
aboard a small passenger
vessel that the craft was
mspected and found to be safe
It nuheates the area in which
the craft may operate, the
gers allowed, the required life
saving and firefighting equip
meat, and other conditions
affecting the vessel's operation
The second important docu-
ment is the operator's license. It
attests to Ins professional and
physical qualifications Based
upon the applicant’s prior
experience, this license permits
operation of a certain size
vessel within prescribed geo-
graphical limits The operator
In order to obtain a passenger
carrying license, applicants
must pass a rigorous Coast
Guard examination covering
Kules of the Road, navigation
and plotting, seamanship, fire-
fighting. pollution prevention,
aids to navigation, and first aid.
A special course will be
conducted this fall in Port
Aransas to prepare local boat
captains for the license exami-
nation Houston Marine Consul-
tants. Inc., will hold night
classes October 13-20 at the
H.G. Olsen School to provide
instruction in the required
subjects Qualified applicants
will be tested by the Coast
Guard in Port Aransas during
the day of October 21.
Instructor T Brantley Hous-
ton. Jr., president of the
Metairie. Louisiana firm, is a
former Coast Guard officer and
the holder of a Third Mate’s
(unlimited) license Similar
courses offered by Houston
Marine Consultants, Inc., in
Louisiana and Florida have
resulted in the licensing of more
than 500 charter boat captains,
crew boat operators, and
serious recreational boaters
with a desire to become more
than a ’’Sunday Sailor.”
Aransas Pass at (512 ) 758 2021
or Jack Francis in Corpus
Christi at (512 ) 884-8337.
Tuition for the 8-night course
is $175.00 For more informa-'
tion, contact Les Sorenson in
*5°° Bonus in Stamps
reqmred to have his license in
Ins possession and available for
xammation at all times
Failure to have a valid
This Coup— is worth SO extra Stamps (the same as you get with a
$5.00 purchase) when presented with a $2.50 or more
Du Bose Drug Store
cute of inspection earn subject
the violator to civil penalties of
*q> to Si.000 for each violation
lm nun uso givim for total purchasis
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8 LB. BAG
1 lb. can.
2 lb. can_______U
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FIRM RIPE POUND
GREEN GIANT SI-ICED
Green Beans.. .3/Sl.OO
DEI. MONTE W HOLE
DEL MONTE CHUNK K CAN
Corned Beef Hash.... 69c
yi4 tc oz.
DEL MONTE 20 OZ. BOTTLE
BLUEBONNET REG. LB.
12 OZ. CAN
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LB BO$ AURORA
Crackers..........57c Toilet Tissue
tOMET GIANT SIZE
2 ROI L PKG.
GIANT SLICED 10 OZ.
35c Cool Whip..........69c
ALLEN'S MEATS ARE FINEST
ALLENBEST BEEF ROUND BONE POUND
M ARKET SI J4ED POUND
Luncheon Meat ..$1.19
Sliced Bacon ... .$1.49
BUILDS BETTER BODIES
WISCONSIN El IJ.t REAM
Rat Cheese .$1.39
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Ten Years Ago
TEACHERS GET SALARY BOOST AS BOARD APPROVES
$675,389 SCHOOL DISTRICT
A $675,389 budget for the Aransas Pass Independent School
District for the 1966-67 school year was approved Tuesday night
by the school board. Included in the budget was a $200 salary
increase for all teachers and professional employees which
amounted to $17,800. To cover the expenditures for increased
salaries, all of which will be paid from local funds, and to allow
higher debt service and capital outlay the board increased the tax
rate from the present $1.25 to $1.60 per hundred dollar valuation
SCHOOLS OPEN WITH 1,840 SCHOLASTICS
Aransas Pass schools opened Tuesday with an enrollment of
1,840 students according to superintendent of schools A.C. Blunt.
This compares to 1,812 students at the opening of school a year
FINDLEY TAKES MARINE CORPS ORDNANCE COURSE
Marine Private First Class Edgar D. Findley, son of Edgar
Findley of Aransas Pass, completed the Ordnance School
Ammunition Technician Basic Course at the Marine Corps
Schools, Quantico, Va.
SEAMAN MAUCH COMPLETES BASIC TRAINING
Seaman Recruit Jimmy L. Mauch, USN, son of Mr and Mrs
James C. Mauch of Ingleside has been graduated from nine weeks
of Navy basic training at the Naval Training Center in San Diego.
PUBLIC HEARING FOR UR PROJECT SET FOR OCTOBER 10
The city council Tuesday night set a public hearing for
October 10 on the Golden Palms Project of the Urban Renewal
Agency. The hearing was requested by the agency which has
completed the planning stage of the project which proposes
marina-type development of the flats area situated between the
railroad tracks and the seawall.
LOCAL SCHOOLS GET TITLE I GRANT OF $81,334
Superintendent of schools A.C. Blunt was advised Friday by
the Texas Education Agency that Aransas Pass Schools have
been approved for a Title I grant of $81,334 The funds will be used
to finance an English language improvement program in the local
system, he said.
Fifteen Years \go
INGLESIDE GIRL MAKES RECORDING
At an age when most people only buy and listen to recordings,
Marsha Carlile of Ingleside is making them. A 17-year old high
school senior, cheerleader and Miss Texas Talent of 1960, Marsha
has launched a professional recording career with a 45-r.p m
semi-rock and roll record released in June. It is on the B&B label
and the selections on it are called “Night Life” and “He Gave Us
FIRST WEEKS STUDENTS HERE NUMBER 1,750
Almost 1,750 students have enrolled in Aransas Pass public
schools for the new school year, according to superintendent A A
Ericson. Ericson termed the total of 1,744 as “about the same as
last year at this time,” although definite figures were not
immediately attainable Wednesday morning for comparison.
PORT ARANSAS MAN CONSTRUCTS ABOVEGROUND
If all-out war starts next month over Berlin, Bill Piepmeier of
Port Aransas will be better prepared for the consequences than
most of the people of this area Piepmeier would have the
protection of a double walled, aboveground fall-out shelter for the
use of himself and five others if war should come He is
completing work on the shelter which the Office of Civil and
Defense Mobilization says would provide “almost absolute
PAUL HASKEW FINISHES NAVY RECRUIT TRAINING
Paul Haskew, son of Mrs E M Thompson of Aransas Pass,
completed recruit training August 11 at the Naval Training
Center. San Diego, Calif Military ceremonies marked the end of
the nine weeks of boot camp and included a full dress parade and
review before high ranking officials and civilian dignataries
ARANSAS PASS SHRINE CLUB
Meeting Wednesday at 6:30 P.M.
At Sandollar, Rockport, Texas
JIM ANDERSON, JR., President
LYNN KING. Secretary
ARANSAS PASS CHAPTER NO. 162
Staled Meeting. O. E. S.
First and Third Thursday, 8:00 P. M.
Masonic Temple, West Wheeler Ave.
Members are urged to attend. Visitors Cordially Invited
Mrs. Cornelia Jones, Worthy Matron — Mrs. Helen Moss, Sec.
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The Aransas Pass Progress (Aransas Pass, Tex.), Vol. 68, No. 26, Ed. 1 Wednesday, September 8, 1976, newspaper, September 8, 1976; Aransas Pass, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth996409/m1/2/: accessed April 5, 2020), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Ed & Hazel Richmond Public Library.