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 - Slaying Of Lubbock Man Is Investigated Raymond...
Slaying Of Lubbock Man Is Investigated Raymond Shook Found Shot To Death On Highway Near Midland Thursday TOEST TEXAS peace of-leers last night were continuing ar ft intensive search for clues in the slaying of Eaymond Shook, 46, Lubbock businessman, whose body was.found in his 1947 Buick sedan on the Garden City highway in Glass cock county, 20 miles southeast of Midland, early Thursday morning. The crime was discovered following a mysterious phone cal about 6 a. m. Thursday to Ellis Funeral home at Midland tha a man had been shot on the Garden City highway. The callei hung up without revealing his identity. Last night, more than a score of officers were tracing down a number of clues and "had questioned several persons in hopes of gaining some de finite information concerning the crime. However, early to day no definite clues had been revealed. Services 8ft Today Funeral services for Shook, who resided with his family at 3217 Twentieth street in Lubbock, will be conducted at 3 p. m. today at St Paul's Episcopal church with Rev. Claude E. Canterbury, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Plainview cemetery where both his parents are buried. Pallbearers will be Eddie Hen- xicksen,' Leo Nunn, L. D. Nunn, Ed Pratt, Ervin Johnson, and Jerry Fulton,' all associated with Shook Tire company, in which Shook had an interest with Fulton. Clues AT* Sought Texas Bangers and other officers learned last night that Shook, after leaving San Angelo, had stopped at an all-night service station and cafe at Sterling City about 3 a. m. yesterday. While he was there, another man, about 27, also came in for coffee leaving a woman and child outside in a light blue 1946 Plymouth five-passenger coupe, according to reports from Midland. After Shook left, the other man talked briefly with the cafe at tendant and when Shook drov •way the man also abruptly lef the cafe in apparent pursuit Shook. Officers are seeking that man •who also told the attendant tha be might go to Odessa and the en to Colorado. The license num ber of the Plymouth was no known. Had Extensive Business Jerry' Fulton, manager of Shool Tire company in Lubbock, identi fied Shock's body. He said tha Shook left Lubbock a week ago t go to San Angelo. Shook and hi brother Melvin, of San Angelo owned tire stores at Lubbock, San Anfelo, Abilene and Sweetwater A service station attendant in San Angelo reported Shook, un accompanied, drove into the sta S** CLUES SOUGHT Pag* 10 RAYMOND SHOOK HST Asks More Defense Funds By JACK ROTLEDGE Associated Pr*u Staff Writtr WASHINGTON, May 13.— President Truman today formally asked Congress for $2,434,441,000 more for America's defense program. Congress has been expecting it since April 1, when the President said military requirements had been boosted since his March 17 message to Congress urging .a draft, universal military training and expanded armed forces. Budget Increased ft

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  1. Lubbock Morning Avalanche,
  2. 14 May 1948, Fri,
  3. Page 1

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