Lubbock Morning Avalanche June 5, 1942
Farmer Lubbtick Resident Is Slightly Injured In Sinking C. to Mrs. Ruth Fuller, whose,address was given as Lubbock in a list of survivors of a torpedoed American merchantman in the., C^rib- bean area, is the former Miss Jiuth Black of this city,, it WHS learned Thursday from her half-sister, Mrs, O. A. Graydoh, 2205 Twentieth street. Mrs. -Fuller escaped from, the ordeal'with only .a bruised • knee, said Mrs. Graydoh.; Mrs.. Fuller and her sister, < Miss Kath'ryn Black, now of Corpus Christi, were reared by Rev. and Mrs. Graydon, she said.. . '.- < •';'-'. ' Y "-.. . . ,..". Wife of Chester- Fuller^ government, radio engineer recently sent to. San Juan, Puerto Riqo,. Mrs. Fuller was en route to join her, husband when the vessel was attacked by a , submarine.-,and sunk May: 9. In a letter:to Mrs. Graydon. written after she reached Puerto Rico safely, she referred to the three-year-old boy, Robert .S; Davis, jr., of Jacksonville, Fla., ; who was described in Associated; Press accounts Thursday „' and was credited . with keeping . the crew and passengers in good spirits as he laughed and Played while the group took to lifeboats....,-. ,- Mrs.. Graydon has received a radiogram and four letters from Mrs. Fuller since she arrived in Puerto Rico. Mrs. Fuller was graduated from Lubbock High school in • 1932, returned there the next school year for post-graduate work, entered Texas Techno- lopical college and received a bachelor's degree in 1937 and a anaster's degree in 1937 and .later taught three years; at Ranger. She has been working toward a masters'degree, at the University of Texas. She was-married to Fuller April 21, 1940. *, She wrote to Mrs. Graydon that she plans to enroll in the University 'of. Puerto Rico at Rio,Pqdros,for Spanish study.. FRENCH GUERRILLAS ACTIVE • •'NEW YORrt, June .4. VP)~ The British radio broadcast today .a report, irom..Vichy that guerilla like , attackers had blown up an ammunition dump ,near Haze brouck, in occupied France,, afte overpowering., a strong German guard detachment. The attackei- were said to have escaped. CBS heard the broadcast.