Gordon Harwell Fire Alarm
Gordon Harwell, once head b y False Alarm Long Distance To Cost $5,000 HOUSTON l/n--A former president president of a Houston rice company said" last night he telephoned miles to Denver to turn in false fire alarms, but was frying fo nlone by contributing $5,000 to cily's firemen's fund. Converted Rice, Inc., said he talked to the Denver fire chie and out. "everything is straightened "It was fun, but it was expensive," expensive," Harwell said of the five phone calls to Denver police and firemen. The calls sent almost a doze fire trucks and police cars to horns of his daughter early Sunday. Sunday. Harwell said he decided (0 his son-in-law in Denver after coming home from a party. "But he got tirca of talking hung up on me. Then he took phone off the hook. So I called the tire department," he said. "People all over the country have been calling me today. I even got calls from one friend Paris, France and another in Burma. I don't even know how found about it. "Tills phone has been ringing all day. My wife is sick. I the Fire Department. That's a kid would do, isn't it?" The calls were made as a of a "family fuss,' 'Harwell's wife said. "You might as wall laugh as cry about: it," she said.