6 July 1947

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6 July 1947 - Shining Flying Saucer Seen Over Del Rio Friday...
Shining Flying Saucer Seen Over Del Rio Friday Night By Several —••> Another winning flj'lng saucer •' was wn over Del Rio Friday night I shortly alter 9 o'clock by families in different parts of the city. Lt. Col and Mrs Robert P. In- Kiahm. 208 Kasl Seventh Street, told friends they saw the object moving across the .sky from south to north about 9 or 9:15 p. m Friday. A family group including Mr. and Mrs J W Grimes and their guests. Mr and Mrs Ralph WiUel and Mr and Mr.s H. C. Witzel of Wil- kln.sbury. Pa., at 513 East Garfleld Avenue, saw the shining object GRANDFATHEROF MRS. LEE ADAMS DIES IN ABILENE Peter Oatewood Green, 99-year| old grandfather of Mrs. Lee Adam.s i and George Kceton of Del Rio. died I Tuesday In Abilene. Rites were held In Abilene with R. H. Bell. Abilene Christian College Bible professor, officiating before the body was taken overland to San Angela for buna! in Fairmont ConieU-ry. Mr. and Mrs. Lee Adams, George Keeton and Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Adams of Del Rio attended the funeral services. Green was born Sept. 20. 1947. in Carroll County. MLss. He came to Texas in 1854. residing in Hunt County and later in Parker County. WIIIK.S He culled the attention of about the same time. Th'-y reixirted it moved from . . Guard pjblic rrlati- ns officer, .said , ' . . , he took the picture from his home .... Yeoman Frank Rvman. Coast north of Seattle after evcited neighbors told him of sighting it high overhead. The results of his photographic effort showed as a tiny light spot, about the size of a pinhead, against the dark background of the evening sky. it was directly overhead. His wife .said they watched it for He sad he took the picture when what seemed like close to 10 minutes as it seemed to speed across the sky She said her impression was of a i S'-utli to north and, when some! where over the race track at the OH Rio Park, it began a dipping ! motion. | Ralph Wit/el, who was an instruc- ' i tor for B-26.S at Laughlln Field j during the war. at first twlleved it i to be a lighted plane and looked ] for the red mid Krern lights on the shiny ball at great height. Woman Flier Killed In Air DECORAH, la, July In I..iM week ;t local woman reported .she hud seen on' 1 of the discs in moving t •> Dallas in 1863. He married Mrs. Jane Freer In Roberxon County July 2, 1865. and farmed there until they moved to Tarrant County. They moved to Uvalde County in 1873 and resided January bui in broad daylight. there until 1884, when they went to Tom Green County, the family home I' r 4. 1 ) vears Since the death of Mrs. Orefii in 1920 at San Ant-elo, he made his home with a dauyriler Mrs. M F Keelon. and went with her when she moved to Abilcn • in 1928. In addition to Mrs. Kecton. 18 Krandrluldreii. 25 15 real grand- i'at great I her first .-ipp<*.'ranee with ,i troupe ll.r ..'.hers t i the swiftly mov "« j O f .stunt fliers. MI.X.S Maw* Hurlburt. bject and they watched it cross Ihe , , . , ,. . . , holder to the women s international , air speed record, wa.', killed yester- children and three grandchildren survive. Del Rio Weather Information Furnished Dj O. 8. Weather Boreau. Dept. of Commerce. DEL RIO AND VICINITY Cun- llnued fair Sunday, little change in temperature. Maximum lempt-ru- lure Friday, 96 minimum temperature, 75. Minimum Saturday morning. 76. < KKW SKKS SAK KRh BOISE. Idaho. Juh 5 .,11 The 1 tnlire crew of. a west-bound Boise- l;i-Se*Hltli* I'mini Air Lines plant* liile la.st instil rejxirled they had • .•pen nine fh I.IK discs near the airlines ri'Utc over Emrnetl. Idaho : f\t|)l E J -Smith of UAI. Trip 106 ' which left B.i;se at 9 (H p in. .said, that hi.-, copilot. First Of I leer Ralph ij'eveiLV hiinked (In- (ran.ipon'A lnndUiK liKlit.- in Hip belief liie disc.-, were other alirratt. | Uli'ikm.! lanilinn lights during n ' I'.!/.. 1 !! liiKhl l.s a pllol's signal uf { v>.ui.l!.i; In utiuT alrcrall thai a plane is Ih.n, 1 in the same area Tlic\ ( dlleil MrtlU Morrow, *>lew- didcss lo ih" tockpil lo verify that lhe> writ- ai[Ualh seemy the discs. I .-.did S.nllh and she agreed they | I saw them j | I'tirii the\ saw I >ur more ol the I temperature dlM . v u ue e clustered together and j VT^™...,. V/uai* Ku a f..u:;h Hying "b) lUell, way of f | 11 "g I O IC'UinS day wtiile performing in a Fourth ( of July air .-.how here. i An estimated 2,iOO special-.rs wit-' nr.s.sed the crash 1:1 a corn field at lh<- ea.st corner ol the a;r|iort Ttie 32-vear-old Plaln.svilie. woman who had joined the m-rial circus troupe known as the ing Tigers" three class ago. was j living a borrowed A-T-6 She had j i in-led the uirixnt. buz/ed the Held , and completed a 1 op | She was executing what appeared Euto be a slow n>l! when her plane dived into I he tiehl Hei bod\ was 1-iund in tin- sinujsliej sliiji. wlil;-h did not burn The lorinci WAST 11 I A new international speed iccunt 1 n women ] ..I 337633 Hill.".- an hour l.ol Maich ; , 18 at Tampa Nav\ C'orsair I course. FU o Willie tUllij! a threc-kilomelei in WEST TEXAS: "WEST OF lOOtl MERIDIAN:" Partly cloudy Bun-' .... day; not much change lu tempera-' hfcKN IN MU'UIUAN ture. , o Pvt James P. Rohde In Panama Canal Zone QUARRY HEIGHTS, Canal Zone. July 5 (Spi—Private James P. Rohde of Bar H Rranch, Del Rio, Texas, recently arrived In the Panama Canal Department abpard the IT. S. Army Transport "Blanche F. Stgman" which sailed from New Orleans. He has been asalgned w duty vltb the WSd AAA Autoyia- Fort ptay- POKT HURON Mich, July 5 itf'i M>bteri.)iia "(lying j>auceri>" were Three Teen-Age Negro Youths Face Charges MT CLEMENS. Mkli Juh 5 aiglued night b> several residents aouthwett of Port Huron, who described them as tlal translucent planes. 12 lo 16 inches in diameter. Ihe sky and moving /P. Three teen age Negro youth, . northward. TWIN FALLS Idaho, July 5- ~t>fr —Thirty-five "flylnjj disce" were seen within a 20- minute period ye&t terday afteruoon by nearly 60 persona picnicking at Twin Palls Park, a spenic area about seven miles ea?t of here. • • » • TAJU58 were under heavy guard at Ma comb Coumj Jail here luday. |xis«lble triple charges ot rape, f.e- lonl.^Ufi assault and rubbery unarmed as the result of an attack June 24 on a 15-year-olj while girl and her three companions. Sheriff F. Scolt Burae a»id he had written confessions from Robert L. Hubbard and Ulysses Champion, both 11. and a third youth. Id, all residents ol the Qulnn Road Negro district of Mt. Clemens. Burke said Deputy Steve Morris and a pair of Ne«ro detectives,

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  1. Del Rio News Herald,
  2. 06 Jul 1947, Sun,
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