W H Farrior - 26 Jan 1930 - Abilene Reporter, Texas

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W H Farrior - 26 Jan 1930 - Abilene Reporter, Texas - PAGE FIVE Hefner, To* 80, resident 60 years,...
PAGE FIVE Hefner, To* 80, resident 60 years, daughter, Peach at 8 o'clock, which became be held at cemetery, 3 o'clock and bsslde the died three had been' past few months^ her precarious before death. was born' in and moved than 60 to Frank at moved from county, 40 their home at death, Hefner had her "children. are two and Tom former county; E. Smith'of Hughes of Tucson, Cummings of of Abilene. Mrs. Cummings Robinson at Twenty-seven grandchildren, Key- of Mrs-. Is-a niece of Overland the funeral BE CONTINUED Youth and Old : Age Present Greatest Problems of Unemployment Here; Clean young fellows under 20, but just out of luck, and men past the prime of life who find difficulties in getting employment" constitute the majority of persons who have received free meals at the Salvation Army kitchen, 952 South Second Street, since it was opened Tuesday. This is the .estimate of CaDtain W. H: Farrior, in charge of" the Salvation Army post m-rAbilenV Since 'the- opening of the kitchen 282. meals have been served to 196 different persons,- Captain' Farrior said. - . ; . : . . · . - . . ; . The kitchen will be continued as long-as the need is apparent and the unemployment situation remains remains acute, the Army- worker - an-" nounced.' In addition to the hot meal service, service, given from 10 a. m. to 10 p. m. daily, the Army, during. the past week, has provided groceries for five families, and given 131 garments garments and 14 pairs : of shces .to transients. · " . . .Approximately 20 percent of, the men assisted are :elderly, past the" age for securing work readily, said the Army officer. One of the'great- est problems of unemployment is presented by men above 50 years of ago, he said. Among the number helped by the Army last week were'six negroes and two Mexicans. A negro, :en" route from Dallas, to his home : to El Paso, told, Captain Farrior he ' had had no food for three clays before before he arrived-here. ,: ,: Donations of special funds, foot' and .clothing are being'.receiveci'at Army headquarters. Captain .aid Mrs. Farrior Saturday 'expressed ^ appreciation for the cooperation of 'local merchants and other citizens. » m · " ... Farm Loan Ass'n

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  1. Abilene Reporter-News,
  2. 26 Jan 1930, Sun,
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