1948 Jeanette (Dena) Powell "Little Toddler"
to expect under a She's a Little Toddler, But She Knows Her Way It's a small town--Abilene. It presented ho problems at. all the interim blond little Jeanette gave up waiting. Lunch pail in hand, she took ofl yesterday afternoon for a sjx-year-) df)wn Mocking Bird Lane to South old first grader who walked almost! First, down South First Â«U.S. the distance across it when her ride home didn't show up at school. She was Jeanette Powell, daughter daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bert L. Powell. Jr.. 234 North 13th. She's a first grade student at Fair Park School. South Sixth and Sammons. Her parents live out on ACC hill--pending completion of a new home on Sunset. They've been going for her every afternoon after school. But the car wouldn't start yesterday, and they sent the girl's uncle, Maurice Powell Powell for her. He was 40 minutes late, and in way 80* to the business district, right downtown along Pine and so on out 1o ACC hill. She was two blocks from home when a neighbor, Dr. David CowgilJ, gave her a Jeanette hsd many offers of on the five-mile trek, but she turned them down. Mother and Daddy had told her explicitly never to accept rides. Even a bus driver couldn't talk her into boarding vehicle. She made the cross-town trip about an hour, between 3 and 4. "And she said she wasn't even tired," the mother declared, j