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June 17, 1955

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10-A THE ABILENE REPORTM-NEWS At/Her f, Teias, Friday Morning, June 17,1955 Fiddlers, Old Settlers Take Spotlight at Seymour Rodeo SEYMOUR; June 16, (RNS) An old settlers reunion opened the 89tH Annual Seymour liodeo and Old Settlers Reunion at Seymour. 'Lincoln Burns was,elected president of. the o!d .settlers for 195556. - Louis Snyder, secretary and the vice-presidents are 0. C. Harrison, C. M. Randal, T. C. Cra'd^ dock, J, Council Dickson, D. A. Holman and W. L. Self. Directors; of the organization are Arthur McReynolds, Harvey Thurman, Miss Una Davidson, Mrs. L. L. Stout, Mrs. Ann Harrison and Mrs. L. D. Boone. Wilt Harvey was (he oldest person born in Baylor County attending the meeting. He was born there in 1879. Mrs. E. A. Haynes was the oldest person there at the age of 92. She lives in Seymour. Oldtimers over 45 held a fiddlers contest after the barbecue. Jack Propps of Dundee was first, Felix Propps (Jack's brother) of Gilliland second, Bob Burkhalter of Throckmorton was third. A two-mile long parade wound Its way through Seymour at 6 p.m. Thursday to start the first night of the rocJeo, Ten riding clubs were entered from cities over West Texas. Hale County Sheriff's Posse of Plainview won first for riding clubs, Santa Rosa Palomino Club of Vernon, second, and Haskell Saddle Tramps of Haskell, third. First place in the float division went to General Telephone Co., second was Plainview community Home Demonstration Club, and the Seymour VFW Auxiliary was third. First in the bareback bronc event was Sidney Johnson of Snyder, Jimmy Moore of Post was second, and Mervin Carter of Penticton, British Columbia, .Canada was third. . : , ' Only two men rode the required time on the fierce saddle broncs that gave the men more than their noney's worth. Jimmy Moore of Post was first and Mervin Carter from Canada was second. In the double mugging, or year- .ing tie-down, John Bums of Eldorado, Tex., was first with 18.2, Jean Frazier of Abilene second vith 25.3, and John Wallace of Haskell third with 26.3. Jay Oxford of O'Brien won first n the calf roping contest with 12.3, John Burns second with 18.7, and Jerry Keene of Stamford third vith 19.2. STORM Continued From Page 1-A ported hailstones as large as baseballs hit in the Nolan-Divide area. He said there was only .7 inch of rain with the hail, which hit about 4 p.m. The hail knocked holes In some roofs but Holder laid he didn't think it hurt crops. Holder saw a tornado funnel west of Nolan. He said it hit the ground but did not cause any damage. Hail fell west of Wingale and was reported large enough to de- *(roy crops in the west and northern areas. Very little hail fell in Wingate, which recorded .60 inch «f rain. Tbe Bolan-Roby area had rain twice Thursday. At 4 p.m., Roby received .60 inch of rain. At 7:30 p.m., another half-inch fell. Small hail struck Kotan about 7;30 p.m., bu'. no damage was reported. Severe Sandstorm Big Spring reported a tevere sandstorm about 6 p.m. w i t h rainfall of .18 inch in some parts of town. Shortly after 10 p.m., another cloud bank was forming in the area. In Sweetwaler, the rain ranged from .62 inch to an inch and a half. Bitter and Cottomvood Creeks were reported running high. The creeks empty into Lake Sweetwater. Area Alerted The Weather Bureau of Abilene Municipal Airport said there was a severe weather alert for an area extending from Abilene to Junction, and to 50 miles to either side of this line, until midnight Thursday. There was a possibility for hail, high minds a n d heavy thunder.showers for this area. The Weather Bureau report said winds could range, as high as 70 miles per hour. OrJy a trace of rain fell in Abi lone in the 24-hour period ending Thursday at 6:30 p.m. The Weather Bureau had no reading ol rainfall between 6:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. Weather stations downtown Abilene reported up to .33 inch by 10 p.m. Killed at Brownwood Thursday's weather seemed to b- * recapitulation of Wfidnesday's sudden storms, which left heavy damage in several areas and In directly contributed to Uie death of a man In Brownwood. Earvin H, Welch, 48, brother of Robert F. Welch of Abilene, was killed Wednesday night'in Brownwood when a rain-weakened embankment collapsed on him as he .worked in a shale pit. His son, Jerry, said the two men were pumping out water which had accumulated from rain during the past several days when a wall of the pit /ell In. Funeral for Mr. Welch will be held Friday at 3 p.m. in the London - Burton Funeral Chapel at Brownwood. Buna! will be in Greenleaf Cemetery. Lake Brownwood, with a capacity of 140,000 acre-feet, was full and water was running over the spillway Thursday. The runover crested at 2.6 feet about 9:30 a.m. Thursday and the flow had dropped about .2 of a foot by noon. More rain in the Brownwood area poses threat of a downtown flood because of creeks which run through the cily. 9-Inch HaiMonel The Wednesday storms caused damage estimated at $175,000 in Eastland. Baseball - sized hailstones hit the area, damaging most buildings in the town. Lake Leon, between Eastland and Ranger, was reported to have a depth at the dam of 68 feet late Thursday. The depth at capacity is 75 feet. At Caddo in Stephens County hail- atoties fell early Thursday and damaged 90 per cent of the homes. The hailstones were said to measure between 8Vi Lo 9 I n c h e s »round. Only .10 inch of rain was reported B t Csddo, located'about 14 miles east of Breckenrldge. Telephone service was disrupted there for some time. Sixteen win- dowi In tfie Methodist Church and sevwal windows In the Baptist Church, Masonic Hall «nd school tt rtported Mown M. REVOLT Continued From Page 1-A live the infamy of our enemies" whom he blamed for the muner- )us dead and wounded. The main culprits, he declared, lad been detained. He urged the people to remain calm. The government radio said the dtuation throughout the republic was normal. Praises Army Speaking in a voice charged with unotion, Peron praised the Argen- ine army, officers and conscripts, who. rallied to his cause. But he said rebels in the armed brces were " t r a i t o r s and cowards." A first wave of four to six ighler planes signaled the uprising ust before noon, a few hours after he Vatican excommunicated Pres- dent Peron. The government an- lounced the attack was instigated y naval aviation forces and said he army remained loyal. About 2% hours after the revolt began, he government indicated it was being crushed. But-then, shortly after 8 p.m. a wave of light bombers and fighter planes carrying bombs renewed the attack. Within eight minutes the general area around Government House (Casa Kojadai at least a dozen ombs feU, and enormous billows of black smoke rose from the vicih- ty of the Plaza de Mayo, in front of the government headquarters containing the President's office. The casualties must have been numerous, since the area includes many public and official buildings. The National Cathedral is nearby. SEARS Continued From Page 1-A Miss Lovclady in addition to the 560,000. W. P. Wright, Albert McAlister and Tom McAlister, vacant property at 2037 S. 1st St., $31,500. B. A. Dulfy and wife, property at 2019 S. 1st St. used for house trailer sales, $1 and other considerations. The $52.25 in revenue stamps indicates a price of 447,500. Mrs. C. Babb, » residence -at 110 Amariilo St. and service station at 2001 S. 1st St. Two deeds are on record to Mrs. Babb, one recording $10,300, and the other to a 50-by-130 foot lot and- home in Country' Club addition transferred for $10'and other considerations. R. H. Leeson and wife, residence, 118 Amarillo,' $5,600. Ralph Coats, duplex, 127 Amarillo, ?8,600. Dr. Jo« f. Busby, residence, 132 Amarillo, J12.000. = Ora 'M, Longbotham, apartments and duplex, 142 Amarillo St. This was the only deed in the immediate tract not filed yesterday. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Foster, 302 Amarillo, residence, $8,500. Mrs. Loraine Glenn, 210 Amarillo, residence, $6,000. Mrs. G. A. Wall, duplex, Z20 Amarillo, $10,400. Mrs. C. H, Bugger, residence and apartment, 226 Amarillo, $8,500. Mr. and Mrs. F. II. Henry, K4 Amarillo, residence, $9,000. Mrs. C. B. Sumrail, 242 Amarillo, FENCING ND Down 36 M». to f«y Sreadman Fcnct Co. 1717 M«lod»f PK J-50 Had A Clean Washing Lately? TRY KEY CITY LAUNDERETTE 2017 South 3rd Wet Wosh - Fluff Dry FERGUSON OLIVER TRACTORS AND EQUIPMENT AUTHORIZED SALES SERVICE rower r*sid«n«, The stated prices in deeds, and igures computed from revenue tamps on all the above tracts olala about $130,000 to $436,000, Also recorded with thesa deeds ate yesterday was one from Mr. and Mrs. J. A, Berry to Tom Epen (acting for Sears), $10 and other considerations. The $11.65 in stamps indicated a price of $10,500. Chis tract was not within t h e Sayls-Amarillo property. Some of the property owner* re- ained toeir improvements and lave to move them, a Sears spokesman said. Others are living in their houses until (hey purchase other property'. As the homes that Sears re- .ained are vacated, they will be sold by Tom Wagley. R. P. Lack, Sears manager, commended cooperation of city govera- ng groups in clumination of the project. "With the splendid cooperation of lie zoning board and city commission, the project was 'able to be completed with a minimum amount of time," he said. The Zoning Board and City Commission last LUCKY LADIES: Marilyn F. Hottie A, Donnp J, Sue E. Jackie A. Garner L. Friday «id Saturday granted approval tor necessary changes, Endorsed HOUSTON, June 16 f -- The Houston Maritime Assn. has endorsed . Charles J. Wc'.ker Sr. of Galveston for collector of customs in the Houston-Galveston area. A letter signed by A. W. Loll, vice president of both the association and the LyV.es Bros. Steamship Co., a?ked Secretary of the Treasury Humphrey to give Walker "favorable consideration. " James Bingham resigned from the job in April. George Pratt of vesion is the acting collector. E. E. COCKERELL, M.D. Rectal, Skin and Colon Specialists 0(/1c Cheat «·»« . Ill Vltlarli St. Eel. Phone 4-4938 Abilene, Telu Piles Treated Without Surgery Hum Filial* and Otter Rtol.l DUeaiei suctejifiiU? Treated . . . See Us Per Colo'nic Treatment Presenting Elvis Presley In Person with Scottie Bill and the Hayride Bond FRIDAY, JUNE 17TH Roundup Hall Stamford 9 p. m. 'til S. 14th Dial 4-9507 PLMWOOD ·B YOUR "UF-TOWN" wf TONITE 2 BIG CARTOONS GREAT C VI IV CM I M " Ns * GLINN * WILLIAM -k ALL TECHNICOLOR PROGRAM! "Juit for You" of 6:10 and 11:40 -- "Won" at 9:4! PEY70K THE WEST APART.. ecciuit of « Woman Speed Performance ABILENE FAMIU IMPLEMENT CO. 1466 Pine St. 4-3489 DANCE VFW PATIO r - TM , dance wUI be in Memorial Hall EVERY SATURDAY NIGHT, 9 TO 12:30 to the music of FREDDIE WOOLDRIDGE and his orchesira Open io the public, couples only -- admission $1 per person · FEATURING · CHARCOAL BROILED STEAKS LUNCHEON 85 Organ Music Dinner Luncheon 1750 NORTH TREADAWAY--PHONE 3-2141--OPEN 6:45 "SEMIKOLE UPRISING" -- 8:24 and 11:45 "BAD FOR IACH OTHER" -- 10:03 f ;^\ THE U. 8. ARMY v». THE "BLACK CAT'S" GUERILLAS! 733 LEGGET OR. OPEN: H A . M . - l l P.M Closed Mondavi Always Cool Alweyi Two Big Feature; Always Same Low PrJcei : MONTGOMERY .KARIN BOOTH "KILLER LEOPARD" Bomb« Tie Jnnile Boy "LITTLE BIG HORN Johi. Ird.rJ-Llojif C A L O R I E CONSCIOUS? HESTOfj Lnabeth SCOTT Dianne FOSTER · · The* Mflck fplen hti Hi* ·niwtr Y«, «aeh iey · illffertnt tompltt« *unch It «v«ilaM«, ·Htrii Jtllcioui, vcH-frifaiii (nxli wiHi rfflnl, (*·( kti I 400 tatorlM. Tr» It today ind te\it »eur wr{]1r-|iiniii| »rcbl«mi MACK EPLEN'S RESTAURANT ALWAYS 2 CARTOONSCOPE CARTOONS Mother cf Snyder Police Captain Dies SNYDER, June 16 (RNS)--Mrs. Pearl Land, 71, died al Baylor Hospital fa Dallas at « a.m. Thursday alter being a patient there for tile past two weeks. Jlrs. Laid had lived in Snyder for 31 years. She is survived by two sons, Leamon Land, who is captain of the Snyder Police De- mines is marsh gas. fiartment «nd Esker tent. ! Funeral, arrangements »r« pending arrival of family from DallaJ, 1 Bell Funeral Home of Snyder will be in charge. . 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