Amarillo Daily News from Amarillo, Texas on October 14, 1948 · Page 6
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Amarillo Daily News from Amarillo, Texas · Page 6

Amarillo, Texas
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Thursday, October 14, 1948
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PAGE SIX Prison Term Near End for Former Texas Socialite COLUMBIA. SC, Oct. 13 C/P)--A of married life that ended in a 1938 rraying former Texas socialite of divorce. BO years who killed her divorced Army husband's second wife ,wfll ·be released from the women's prison He testified she once stalked him and his second wife, widow of Boston Attorney nrank W. Knowlton, 'De released Iioni me wumen b yiiavu w*i **.,~....~,, -.TM~ -- . of the South Carolina penitentiary and mother of three grown son* Oct 27 her penalty served. from shrubbery surrounding a club ]house in Honolulu. 1944, when she unsnccess- . Tail, rtately Jenny May Walker Burleson, once a snff racist leader, entered the cafeteria of the Jef- fenion Hotel here March 8, 1940. A revolver was concealed in her handbag. She walked up quietly behind 55- rear-old Mrs. Isabelle Reece Knowl- lon Burleson, who was dining alone. shot silenced the cafeteria's nor- fully sought a parole, Colonel f Burleson, now married *, third time, wrote state officials from Texas asking protection If she were released. His station last known here was In Hawaii. Mrs. Burleson failed to take the stand at her trial, but in statements to officers and reporters she recollection of the mal conversational buzz. ......-As astounded patrons placed the denied any icund, the Texas divorcee stepped Ishooting. In front of the slumping woman at ^ n of^al defense .was tempo- the table and fired another shot, rary lnsan ity. state hospital spec- Into her body. lalists declared her sane. Defense The assailant went quietly with . tors saii she was men tally ill i olice. -- --..- - --· j«- - -«TM,- hotel officials and awaited police. She was charged with murder. but a general sessions court Jury returned a verdict of manslaughter and recommended mercy. Circuit Judge G. Duncan Bellinger spoke sharply from the bench, terming the killing an "as- »asslnatlon." He imposed the maximum 12-year penalty, since reduced by good behavior. During the trial, Col. Richard C. Burleson of San Saba, Tex., who was stationed at Fort Jackson here ; h " e "" la f e "judge and at the time of the killing, testified ^ lk ' arce g to long years of persecution from " tils first wife during their 30 years She will leave prison with a reputation for unusual generosity to prisoners, guards and their families. Independent financially, she distributed many gifts. A talented artist and one-time art education supervisor of the city schools in Manila, she has done pencil sketches of many of her fellow prisoners. She has not made known her plans. She Is the daughter of a socially prominent Galveston couple. IW ARTTJIQ DAILY NEWS, AMABILLQ. TEXAS, fETTRSDAY MORNING. OCTOBER H, 1M| j Ex-WAG Leaves To JoinWAF 'I where she take her exaniina- jgeles. 'tion for enlistment Into the WAP. Miss King enlisted-In the WAG Oct. 13--Miss Marie'in September, 1943, after being em- - -«wn-'-' -' -"ployed In defense work with the In, le£t Sunday for Oklahoma City Douglas Aircraft plant in Los An- voter*"i Before receiving her discharge to 1946, Bhe served at post* In New Mexico and Pennsylvania where she did clerical work. News-Globe Want Ads G«t Results The slogan of the flwt ntwsp»p« printed on. the West Coast wu "Westward the Star of Empire Take* It» Way." . News-Glob* Want Adi Ctet Result* "Before we moved here we lived in a trailer." John C. j Foot Sufferers Relax in a hot, sudsy Resinol Soap foot bath. Then relieve dry .itching burning skin with soothing Rcsinol. Begin today'this helpful foot- care. RESIMDL 01 "TM" rAND SOAP PLANES OVER TEL AVTV | TEL AVIV, Israel, Oct. 13 (U.PJ-- Two planes, tentatively identified as hostile, appeared over Tel Aviv today while the Israel capital was celebrating Yom Kippur. No bombs were dropped. Gasoline rationing, three gallons a week for each car, has just starteii in Lusaka, Northern Rhodesia, Now at Lewis Jewelers In Open Stock potteru, by STARTER SERVICE FOR 4 ONLY $14.95 NO TAX SERVING PIECES AVAILABLE--ALL IN OPEN STOCK. JUST ''CHARGE IT" TO- A LEWIS ACCOUNT LINN Uncle Jay on Big Broadcast Uncle Jay is going-fancy pants! J. B. Linn, among other things agricultural editor for KGNC, will move to the big time Saturday as he appears on the nation's oldest continuous farm broadcast. Linn has been requested to assist in staging the National Farm land Home Hour -- the old standby 'farm broadcast over the National ·Broadcasting System. The program I has been in operation more than 'two decades. From its regular spot in Chicago, the Farm and "Home Hour moves to Lubb o c k Saturday, where It w i l l broadcast highlights of t h e Belt-wide Cotton Mechanl z a t i o n Conference there ! The cotton confab will draw 1 spectators from the entire South, including all cotton producing states. Linn's appearance on the national program has been arranged by William E. Drlpp, vice-president of NBC and director of the network's agricultural department. Mr. Dripp recently paid a visit to the Panhandle while on a ranch tour sponsored by Armour Co. He saw Uncle Jay in action while on the ranch tour and wired KGNC officials a request to borrow Linn's talents. , The NBC farm broadcast goes on the air between 12 and 12:30 o'clock Saturday afternoon. The program is transcribed by KGNC and is rebroadcast locally at 1 o'clock Saturday afternoon. Polio Is Fatal To Girl of B FLAINVIEW, Oct. 13 (Special- Rose Marie Gindorf, 13 years old, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Gindorf of the Wilson community near Slaton, died early today at West Texas Polio Center In Plainview. The child, a pupil at Wilson school, succumber less than 12 hours after she was stricken while playing basketball. Accompanied by the family physician, she was rushed to the polio center where she underwent an immediate trachaeotomy and was placed in an iron lung. She died a few hours later. It was the fastest developing case of poliomyelitis to come to the center, physicians said. Other members :of the Gindorf family had been ill I of what they thought to be light I attacks of flu for the past few Idays. None of the others were ser- liously ill at the time Rose Marie was admitted here for treatment. lit was the eighth death among 118 I patients received at the center this ! year. Another critical polio case was admitted Tuesday night. The victim is a Negro child, Connie May Dean, 2 ] /4 years old, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Conley Dean, of Amarillo. The child has the'bulbar type of infantile paralysis and is in an Iron lung. Her condition was slightly improved this afternoon. There are 26 cases of polio in the center said Mrs. Susie Riggs, superintendent of the. Plainview Sanitarium Clinic. James Gordon Bennett crusaded in his New York Herald for truthful reporting of Wall Street offerings to the public. vast reserves assure you of true pre-war quality T h e b e s t bet in blend*. Rernomber to ask'for it by name. 86 .8 PROOF · 65* GRAIN NEUTRAL SPIRITS . CONTINENTAL DISTILLING CORPORATION · PHILADELPHIA. PA. HCSE INDEPENDENT EXPERTS SMOKE LUCKY STRIKE REGULARS THAN THE NEXT TWO LEADING BRANDS COMBMED! MORE INDEPENDENT EXPERTS SMOKE LTJCKT STRIKE REGULARLY THAN THE NEXT MORE INDEPENDENT EXPERTS SMOKE UICKI STRIKE MORE INDEPENDENT MORE INDEPENDENT EXPERTS SMOKE UJCKT S MORE INDEPENDENT EXPERTS SMOKE LUCK! 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