Obituary of E M Overshiner
see a series of counter attacks on the Dutch from the mountains. I know our captured leaders will never give up the fight" Crashes in Hospital St., by Adams his the injury. apparently and killed shortly before midnight last night when the car in which he was riding collided with a culvert 20 miles north of San Angelo. Injured were his brother John D. McRaney, 28, and Herbert Abies, 25. All three were oil field workers in Ozona. E. M. OVERSHINER CITY ATTORNEY OVERSHINER DIES; BURIAL TO BE HERE Funeral arrangements were incomplete incomplete this morning for E. M. Overshiner, 74, Abilene city attorney, attorney, who died in the Ghormley Clinic at Corpus Christi at midnight midnight last night. The body was to be returned by plane this afternoon for burial in an Abilene cemetery. Elliott's Funeral Home, is in charge of arrangements. Mr. Overshiner's death followed a lengthy illness. He was taken to the Ghormley Clinic, operated by his son-in-law and daughter, Dr. and Mrs. W. C. Ghormley, last summer after he suffered stroke. In his absence, Wilson Johnston had served as city attorney. attorney. Edward Martin Overshiner was born Aug. 1, 1874. at Valley View, Cooke County, Tex. For several years he taught in country schools. In 1897 he graduated from, Texar 'A M College with a Bachelor of Science Degree in civil engineering. engineering. While there Mr. Overshiner played on the AM football team two years. Upon graduation, he entered the University of Texas to study law. There he was champion debater of the Austin Literary Society Society and played on the university's university's football team in 1898 and 1899. He obtained his degree in law in 1900. TO ABILENE IN 1901 Shortly after Mr. Overshiner received received his law degree he was admitted admitted to the bar and began practicing practicing law in Dallas. He was there until Oct. 3, 1901, when he came to Abilene. He has held several public offices offices here. He was justice of the peace for Precinct 1. Taylor County, County, from 1904 to 1908; county attorney attorney from 1908 to 1912; and county judge from 1913 to 1920. Mr. Overshiner was appointed city judge April 30. 1937, and on June 2, 1939 r was made city attorney. Mr. Overshiner had been a member of "the Kirby, King Overshiner law firm, and recently recently was partner with City Judge A. K. Doss in the firm of Overshiner. He was a member the First Christian Church. He also held membership in the Knights of Pythias, the Lions Club, the Woodmen of the World, and the Taylor County and Texas Bar Associations. During World War I he served as chairman all Liberty Loans for Taylor County, County, and led in Red Cross and Salvation Army drives. He had served served on the advisory board of the Salvation Army more than 25 years. Survivors are the widow, the former Nama Carter; one daughter, daughter, Dr. Mary Ghormley of Corpus Corpus Christi; and a son, George William Over-shiner, * student of law at the University Roton Mothering First-place prize of 55 in The Reporter-News news tip contest goes this week to a Rotan Mrs. Hooper She!ton. Mrs. Shelton, Rotan photographer, photographer, supplied the tip which produced produced Sunday's front-page feature story on the hen that is mothering mothering five hound pups, and in ad- -ditipn supplied the picture that accompanied the story. She gave tip to Mrs. Oleta Parker, Reporter-News Reporter-News correspondent at Rotan, Rotan, who wrote the story. Ed May of the Smith-Grain post office sub station at North Eighth and Hickory Sts., receives second prize of S2.50 for his tip on the 13-year-old lad who lost a S5 bill with which he intended to pay a money-order to his grandmother, grandmother, and who was forced to dip his Christmas gift saving fund to cover the loss.