Jeff Kidd - tornado

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Jeff Kidd - tornado - Three Persons Die As Twister Razes W. Texas...
Three Persons Die As Twister Razes W. Texas Village Around Town »y IMA JO fLEETWOOD HF.RK TO WEND EASTER with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. 2 Cottte. to Mrs. Darrell Orundy of Dnlhw. She's also visiting Mr.s. Cofli CofiUe tsnd her daughter. Susan Oottle Dnrrell will join her for the week end and fcr the return trip home. • AMAR1LLO, Tex. <#V-A tornado swept down on WHS Weft TCXM t tag? of Sunny-side Tuesday night and killed three persons and in* jured 32. Sunrise todny showed the twister virtually swept the community off the land. But for a woman's warning cry seLonds before the twister struck, the toll probably would have been much greater In the crossroads community about halfway between Amai-illo and Lubbock. Mrs. f. M. Rofers, wife of Sutinjrslde's Baptist pastor, spotted the dark and threatening cloud and sounded an alaim. ! Nearly 40 men at a meeting in MRS. OLOA ANGUIANO NA- i her husband's church scrambled tera, dftBirhter of Mr. and Mrs.! for two storm cellars by. Prank Ansrutano of 406 . Cuelbr, Most of them made it. Several were Street in Del Rio. wrote her par- j too late cnts from Madrid, Spain, how much »he appreciates gift* received for her baby. ROY CHASTANO, SERIOUSLY ill In a local hospital, and still _ under oxygen, was reported slightly improved today by relatives. His aunt, Mrs. Bonnie Buntyn, has re- fumed to Hwkell after being In Del Rio with him and his daugh- "The men hart to put up their j nrms and hold up the rafters." said: Murl Rogers. 10, son of the min- ', ister, describing how they kept the j roof of one shelter from collaps- J ing on 30-odd persons. | I Tornadoes and severe winds ; blasted a line from West Texas j into North Central Texas. j MUNICIPAL BUILDING NEARS COMPLETION — Workmen are brightly colored mosiac tile to exterior of the new building house the offices of the city government when it is complete. Tornadoes dipped down nt Fri- tcrs, Mrs. Ray Matuiik Jr. of Law-1 ona anc i Muleshoe in West Texa.s. ton, OKtahcm* and Mrs. Alec Chcs- ser Jr. of Houston are here with their father now. * * * # IT'S VISITING PAY TODAY in Val Verde County Jail but not for the 43 prisoners who partici- A windstorm carved n path of destruction through Johnson County just south of Fort Worth. Several plate glass windows were smashed In Fort Worth. Two barns and a large chicken shed were de- Del Rio Merchants ! Plan Meeting With Acuna Merchants stroyed at Rio Vtota, near Cleburnc. paled In the 6'..-hcur riot Mon-: while another large .shed was day. Deputy Sheriff Alex Martinez! blown down at nearby Fr"jndship. The Del Rio Chamber of Commerce merchants committee, meet- j ing with Mexican Customs Chief! Ricardo Hill at t:ie Roswell Hotel said thta morning. Besides that,' A cow was killed. Several oU«rj Mo atlernoon , moved lo sec n their commissary privileges we halted temporarily. « • « • NEWTON-JONES UK LI) OPEN house all day Monday and Thomas Wilson received the $10 'gift certificate offered aa an entrance prize f< t callers. RATTLESNAKES AKE CRAWL- ing and Bill Barton reported this morning ho had killed one of them in the utility room of his homo at 115 Rldgcmonl in the Western Hills Addition of the city. barns and outbuildings were blown I a mcc ' Hng with C iudnd Acuna-l LOS down on the U. R. Owen:, limn • mcrchants to discuss improvement' ape near Joshua. Sunn.vsidc residents emerged to find the farming community shattered. The writhing storm levelled their church, store, grain elevator, cotton gin and four or five homes. A half-dozen other houses lost their roofs. i of trade between the two corn- she anpry i inanities. i j Hill suggested to the group that j | such meeting be held when asked i about attitudes concerning "Open i ports" and other matter* of mu- 1 lual interest. 1 Chairman Les Farmer named i quest some i-after Dead amid Jack Moore. Bob Hooper. Bill Stool, 3 and injured wore strewn, - and j ! t he rubble piled up to five feet' ~, ulml , lm . QE „ ^Ltt.** tn' stor A. Slaughter as a committee to high In an area 100 feet square., mftke a ^. angemenl for a mee tim; ' wiis Thrusting on. lo the northeast the I nude twister Jumped over Amai Ho, a- I bout 70 miles distant, and also ; Taylor Carpenter. U. S. Chief i KKLLV AM) RL'BV CELLUM. menaced Bonil . r . wwtc Doer and i immigration Inspector, told the, she with Buteh Ttcttehl a«d her sis- Bkenytowll in lhc Panhandle oil ; merchants that in the past three ', ftfUir ter, Jonclda Vaughan, were In San ficlcK U)e W c»lhei- Bureau at' years lb.000 local crossing cards , * h ° Amarillo reported. i have been issued toy his office, i i«'.g j I Another tornado dipped into the Farmer read letters from Our i edge of the town of Frioiu. about j Lady of Cuadilupe Holy Name So- ; 30 miles northwest of Suiinysicle, cicty, Sacred Heart Church, and Antonio Sunday and Monday. DRIZZLES THAT STARTED after midnight brought Dfl RJO .03 of an inch of rain, H. L. Mcly- nrux said this morning at the and a third bounced through :x UK; San Felipe Ministerial Alliance farm near Muleshoe, about 30 miles asKinfi that stores close from 12 Weather Bureau. Moisture fell in j southwest of the shattered village.: until 3 p.m. on Good Friday or a light mist about 6:30 a.m. but i ' t ) )at mc-rchants allow employes stopped shortly thereafter. The .03 The Friona twister rolled a 50-, vvishlll( , , 0 attend cm , rch fc prvices raises to .22 of an inch the rain-1 foot house trailer 200 feet, trap- tjme (|U Thc commUtet , voted to fall recorded thus far in April, Moly j Ping Marie Carroll, a public school ^^ w , cther (o C , OSL , or lo al j ow said, with normal for the montn j nurse, in the wreckage. Sue Mil- (ji , u , (|j( [r) lhe ^c^ion o j 1.45 inches. I fered a severe back injury. Her incUviduul nnn . First Woman Serves As President of Medical Assn. FORT WORTH <fi>> — Dr. May Owen, Fort Worth pathologUt, is the first woman to become president of the Texas Medical Assn. Dr. Harvey Renger of HalletU- ville vft| owned president-elect at the clow Of the annual session of the TMA Tuesday. Dr. Owen, the 95th president of TMA, received the guvei Jjom the outgoing president, Dr. Franklin W. Yeaker of Corpus Chrit>U. Other n«« officers: I husband Tom and her brother, | Jack Davidson of Danville, 111. 1 suffered minor hurts. i . I At Friona heavy rain sent water i!ushins through the street up to 1's feet deep for a tune. Hail the size of pears pounded the furin country around Sudan. iiad TOKYO ifPi —Communist China j ng has purchased 80,000 more tons of i,U Cuban sugar, Peipiim radio re- Chinese Reds Buy More Cuban Sugar Killed at Sunnyslde were T. B. ; ported today. The broadcast said a iui Hogan. a glnner in the community; "another contract has just been, Nona Beth Phelan, 12, daughter of | signed" between the Chins Nation- 1 Mr. and Mrs. Earl Pheln, and J. B. ' al Foodstuffs Export Corp. KJdd, 46, plainview, a lay leader , Cuban trade concerns. No details i visiting the Sunnyslde church. were given. Sunnyside Tornado Dead, Hurt Listed DIM34ITT, Tex. </!»)—The known ; the Southside Baptist OhUJXJh, Lub- j Dr Dr. <ead in the tornado that slashed , bock. s=rv£.. ^'=.. "-"st"-. HL =rL'' Delegates; Or. James D. Murphy, Fori Worth, vice president o| the House of Delegates; and Dr. EJ- liott Mendenhall. Ualltts, trustee ior a five-year term. The AHA House of Delegates un4 uomtl of trustees houojed Dr. George Walter Brindley Br. of TertpK tm W years of service to his pralJWlion. Or. n, W. Kiinbro, cn»trin*n of the bond of trutimt. pr«MM»M Or. fljittdli* *tt*i i piiau*. Or- iriwU»y. AH uwioeuit* of g£ott * Vfclto ottaie ierv«i Sunnyslde, 19 miles south of here, Tuesday night were: J B. Kidd, 45, president of tlic brotherhood of the First Baptist Church of Plainview. Nona Beth Phelau, 12, of Sunnyside. T. A. Hogan, Sunnyside glnner. The injured included: Mr*. Sylvia Phelan, of Sunnyside, mother c-f the dead girl, crlt- icaily injured. Percy Hai't, about 80, of Hart. Ue Harria of H»rt. m»nfA DavU, ajbout «o. of Ha.'t. lira. Olwrlto WlUiam«, about W. IW- PUi'uut IHU, i*Mtar of Sunnyside. i i i for Mrs. E. R. Sadler, about 55. of ; , Garrison of Plainview. j Jesse R. Rulis, ia, of Sumiyside.; Mile.* S.idler, 19, of Surmyside, i er son the Mui-y Ruiz of Suimyslde. IM\X Alvaiuz, no age nor address. Mr. and Mrs. L»cn ftui» and their children, Diana, 1 year old. Celia 4. Olga 8, Kite 4, Uwrenca, Armando 8, Jose .9, and lew Jr., 90. •Howard Bridges, Otenw F»rr«U. Mrs. T. B. Hogan, widow of one of tbj «u»n

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  1. Del Rio News Herald,
  2. 13 Apr 1960, Wed,
  3. Page 1

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