The Hill is Diller's Living Memorial - Andrew H Coman

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The Hill' Is Diner's Living Memorial To Philanthropist Andrew H. Colman DILLER, Neb. — "The Hill," ^ boys’ home on the southeast edge of Diller, stands as a living memorial memorial to Andrew H. Colman, a pioneer and philanthropist who accumulated a fortune in Jefferson Jefferson County. Colman, who died in 1932, left a portion of his estate to "the Protestant orphans’ home," to be | "hereafter incorporated under the' laws of the state of Nebraska." j Building was begun in 1937 here and the following year the home was ready far occupancy. Since then, it has had regular residents —boys who are given a chance to lead f normal life. Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Palmer, who now serve as superintendent and matron, have worked out a rcmtine for the boys to follow— which includes house chores as well as feeding the livestock and milking the cows. Mrs. Palmer, through the help of her husband, assigns jc^ to each boy on Sunday for the com ing week. The v/ork and chwes are alternated among the boys so they have as much different work as its possible. During the 16 years the home has been maintained, 16 boys have lived there. Six now call "The Hill" home. A boy is not forced to stay at the home, although he is chosen for it. The boys are wards of the state and the Diller home comes under state inspection and regula- ticxi. Man, 22, Faces Charges In Rape, Kidnaping Case ALEXANDRIA, La. UT —Carltoi Leo Costello, alias Gebo, 22, of Springfield, Mass., faces arraignment arraignment here Monday on a charge of unlawful flight to avoid prosecution for the rc^jbery, kid­

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  1. The Lincoln Star,
  2. 22 Nov 1954, Mon,
  3. Page 11

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