Grand Prairie Daily News from Grand Prairie, Texas on May 29, 1955 · Page 2
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Grand Prairie Daily News from Grand Prairie, Texas · Page 2

Grand Prairie, Texas
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Sunday, May 29, 1955
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ACCEPTS SAFETY AWARD — Capi. Davtd A. Sooy, left, commander of the NaMl Air Station here, accepts the "India- trial Safety Award" handed him by Rear Admiral D. V, Qal* Itry in b#Kftlf of the Secretary of the Navy, The award recog* ntzt* th,« low incidence of accidents at the itatton here and it the highest recognition given for. industrial safety. The presen* tfttton wait nutcte last week at the Olenview t 111, Naval Air Station, (Official V. S. Navy Photo), Safety at Air Station Is Recognized by Navy Official recognition by the Secretary ef the Navy was given last week to the outstanding record of Industrial safety maintained by Navy »nd civilian personnel at the U. S. Naval Air Station. here, Acknowledgement was in the form ef sn award and commendatory letter which were presented for the Secretary by Rear Admirsi D. V. G«l>«ry to Capt. Dsvid A. Sooy, commander of the station here. Admiral Gallery U the chief of the Nival Air Reserve Training. He visited the Dallas NAS on Feb. 24, at which time he complimented officers and men on the excellence of and maintenance. quarters, NAS Olenview, lllinol*, (near Chicago) Tuesday through Thursday. The presentation ceremony wag a highlight of the annual conference of commanding officers of the 28 Stations composing the Naval Air Reserve Training Command, which eonvened at the command's head- Koistr Aluminum Shade Screening In presenting the award and mandatory letter to Captain Sooy, Admiral Gallery expressed the grat- jitude of the Navy for the outstand- j ing safety record of NAS, Dallat, and { noted that safe operations ' within ! the Naval Air Reserve Training | Command mean a very real savings I in dollar* and cents to the American Uxpaycr. These swards represent the high- art Navy recognition for industrial j isafety. ! I Winning such a safety award is an i i all-hands job, because in computing the statistics on which the awards | are based, the safety record* of all iNavy, Marine, and Civilian person- j nel of the entire working force of J tha Naval Air.Station are consider- j ! ed. Flight Safety records, however, ' are computed separately and do not | enter into the industrial and motor j vehicle safety computation. j Death Had Only Two Holiday* On Texas Roads Last Year Cesdi teok (Sfily two holidays from Teitas highways last year. During" the other 363 days and nights, it stalked and destrflyedl 2,451 human lives and left * wide swath of n<*af mtsses. They included 102.726 persons— enotigh to populate four cities the &\ti of Grand Prairie-^most of whom will bear theif injuries to their graves. Properly loss reached a stagger* ing $141,783,750. That sum is equal to almost six times the assessed vnl- uatlOn of all property in Grand Prairie, and is more than 35 times the bonded indebtedness of this city. In all, there were 208,552 automobile accidents of all kinds, the Texas Department of Public Safety said Saturday in its annual report. The high mark of the highway hunting season was set on Oct. 31, when 20 persons perished in 14 accident*. The high date wai Oct 23, when 25 died in the wreckage of their nars or In hospital emergency wards. The only two days when Death drew blanks were Tuesday, May 18, and Monday, Dec. 13. There were three dsyi on each of which 19 persons died. Four days were counted on each of which 1? were killed. Sixteen died on each of six days. Four days were listed in which daily tolls were 15 persons. Nine days saw the death roster climb to 14. Thirteen died on each of five days during the year. On 13 days during the year, 12 person* died in wrecks. There were seven days when 11 humans were pulled dead from their wrecked cars. And on 17 days during the year, collisions claimed 10 lives. Remainder of the year listed from one to nine persons killed each 01 Crocket! P-TA Fetes Room Reps A luncheon, honoring room repre- j and their chairmen at i Training Command received safety awards from th. Secretary of the i Navy. Of these sixteen winder,, .ix i received both the Industrial Safety i ~j XT . \- i,- 1 e / . j and Mo*r Veh.cle Safety award.. dinners of both award, include j Jr f^r 6 AK V '^ ^ ^u n and Columbus, Ohio: Lincoln, Neb.; New Orleans;'and Seattle and Spol David Crockett School, was given I Thursday by the retiring Execu- i of the Parent-Teachers About 60 attended the I e school auditorium. j Braswell's sixth grade I sang musical selections, on different programs pre- by the school children were j by Joe Braswell, j style luncheon was i tn the eille* af Texas, 81$ ««ns were killed in 4l8 fatal dents. Rural areas accounted fbl 1 1,918 dead ift 1,539 accident*, Driving too fast for eonditidfil led the causes ef rural ficcidenU, With drunk driving a close second, Together, speeding afid driving Were factors in 9? j)er of the fatal accidents. Wrong side of highway figured {ft 10 per cent, improper passing in four I per cent, disregard of traffic signs ! in six per cent, did not have right* of-wny in two per cent, and foi« lowing too closely and Improper parking- in one per cent each. Head«on collisions accounted for 22.7 per cent of the fatalilie#. Leaving the highway was involved in 20.9 per cent, striking fixed objects in 13.5 per cent, overturned on highway in 11.7 per cent, cot* llsion with pedestrian in 9,8 'per cent, angle collision In 8.1 per cent, with train, 1.9 per cent, Other frac* tional percentages were laid to sideswipes, hitting livestock and nil other unllrted reasons. Dallas County ranked third on the list with 99 fatalities in 95 accidents, Harris County (Houston) led the list with 168 dead in 147 acccidenU. Fourteen counties had tpotlesc records. They were Briscoe, Coleman, Crane, Franklin, Jeff Davis, Kent, Lipscomb, Loving, McMullen, Reagan, San Saba, Somervell, Terry and Zapata. Found Unconscious South of GP, Man In Critical Condition A 41-year-old man was critically ill at Parkland Memorial Hospital Saturday after being found unconscious in the creek bottoms south of Grand Prairie, et a point just north of the Duncanvlllc-Florencc Hill road. Records of Sheriff Bill Decker's office list the man as Clyde Clifford James, no permanent addreea. He WES discovered by Deputy Sheriffs C, E. Hines and Allen Swealt late Wednesday while they were on patrol. The officers' report indicated that from their car, they saw him propped against a tree. From a deep sunburn, they deduced lie had been there for a considerable length of t>me. Taken to the hospital, the man was found to be suffering from TOPS AT ABWSLJBY Second Cla*s Donald M. Lewis . of Grand Prairie, right, was named Airman of the Month at Hensley Air Reserve Flying Center this week. Here ha is presented an award of $15 cash and a three-day special leave by 1st Lt, Charles R. Collrell, headquarters squadron commander", Attached io the bane supply diwlsion, Airman Lewis has been stationed nt Hensley since November 19S4, He and his wife live at 217 North Center Street in Grand Prairie. He i» the son of Mr. and Mrs. Henfon C. Lewi* of Enterprise, Ala. Insurance Firms Invest Heaviest In Mortgages Real estate mortgage financing took the biggest share of the $4,557,000,000 investments made in the first quarter of this year by U.S. life insurance companies, the Institute of Life Insurance reports. The aggregate of mortgages acquired by the life companies in the quarter was $1,578,000,000 some 50 percent more than in the corresponding period of 1954. The quarter's net increase in mortgage holdings was $709,000,000. bringing the aggregate to $26,727,000,000. Life companies invested $1105,- . 000,000 in corporate securities in the i ancl failurs to 6 rant r 'ght of Way, $15. Roy Sypert, Jr., following too closely, $15. Benny R. Daugherty, improper j lookout, $20. Samuel G. Evetts, improper look- 'Guiily' Finding On DIC Charge To be Appealed Fines totaling $140 ware levied Saturday in City Court on 10 cases, most of which were on traffic charges. One charge Involving drunkenness in car was appealed. Court docket entries indicated tho defendant' was Level le Lee and that a fine of $85 was imposed, The cases disposed of were as follows: Gene F. Shipman, following too closely, $10. Billy Joe Smith, running red light quarter, about 1 percent more than a year ago. The greatest increase in this portfolio was in industrial bonds, which were bought in the amount of $693.000,000, some 16 percent more than a year ago. On March 31, the life companies' corporate security holdings were $37,384.000,000, up $527,000.000 since the start of the year and $2,233,000,00 over the total one yesr ago. The investments made by the life companies in the quarter came from $1.559,000,000 of new capital through i increased assets and $2,998,000,000 of pneumonia. There was no indication ! reinvestment funds resulting from , ., , , , , i maturities, amortizations and sales of any other injuries, the deputy of previous holdings. sheriffs reported. One of Two Drivers Ticketed in Collision Wasel P. Santos, 2530 Tallyho Lane, Dallas, was cited by police out, S15. C, C. Champlln, improper lookout, $15. James Sylvester, disturbing the peace and striking an officer, $15, Mrs. Adeline Krebs, illegal parking, $5. Frances Eleacn, illegal parking, $5. T. P. Hyson, using abusive language, $25. For Classifieds Call AN2-1501 PAOB f Of Tfirk Jdwd Entortiliu How Member! ttm tte sixth grade clienij at William B, Travis School, under the dfreeilen ef Mrs. Edith Robinson, performtd on ih« Lions' program Inuwday' at the American Legion Hall, Pitta for tha instolin- tlon of offices on June 1C were discussed. Numbers by chorus memters wer« "Battle Hymn of tha Republic," "Nobody Knows the Trouble I've Seen,' "Glow Worm," "When You Wish Upon « Star," "friends and Neigh- bore," "Down by the Station," and 'All Around the Mountain," Solo farts in the various songs were sung by Gary choate, Lynda Hughes, Beverly Boring, Patsy Bis» chofahausen, Charles Steadmatt. Billy Stufflebettit and Jerry Jones, The rest of the performers were Janice Templeton, Earlene Biggerstaff, Martha Cobb, Basllla Morrow, Dianne Rirkland, Glenda Brice, Elizabeth Cathey, Barbara Lenoir, Linda Garrelt, Cynthia Allen, Geo- •ge Adams. Kathryn Knight, Brenda Milner, Wayne Mason, Tommy ?ofndexter, Vlnson Richardson, and Tommy Allison, Trash Fire Spreads Efforts to burn trash Into Friday resulted in a grass fir* at the rear 2286 E. Main St., which firemen rom Company No. 2 extinguished with a hand pump. There was not ny property damage, firemen said. Temco Given If lire Jobs On Constellation Aircraft CflrftoMtfan'i eanffnci » provldf pre* ffttilve heavy mjinienantt tot "Suptff tofiMellaitefls* h<w be*« ex* tended by ihti U. S. Navy. Temc» President Robert MeOul- loch sairl a substantial fiumbeif of the large Navy transport aircraft ha* been added to the fleet Tefneo hat been reconditioning staee early 19SI. These additional unlta will extend the Constellation overhaul program through 1958, providing eontlhued employment for a lar^e number of Temco malnlennnce technicians, Me- Culloch said, The four-engine, multi-tall R7V-1 —as ths Navy designate.* the Super ConsteiUtion—is one of the largest aircraft ever reconditioned by the Orand Prairie company, Military versions of the transport are fitted *to seat up ,:o 110 passengers. All Constellation reconditioning ill continue at the company's local plant where Temco abo is overhaul- ng RUDs fdr the Navy, Other aircraft reconditioning and modification work If centored at Temco's Greenville plant. Here, Pemco is overhauling or modifying tJ-46 and C»54 transporU wufT.8 rainers for 'he U. S. Air Force, Sam B. HunilUw U4c« No, Ittl Tuesday n I f h t to month, •( 7:M PJi Vfaitiiif brctlinB eome. Don B. Mttrptucjf, WJt. ». f. The Perfect Gift For the Graduate/ Beautiful Hand-Tooled Purses and Men's Billfolds. Belt and Buckle Sets, Cowboy Boots, Luggage and Many Other Ideal Gifts for the Graduate. THOMSON SHOE REPAIR 128 EAST MAIN AN2-5262 inter hottest inmmcr run, Shad* Screening keep* your reenu at mot* it 15* eooUr. Unlqu* 4t»il/tu tiny loovan stop hot ma rmyi factor* th»y hk jrour window Perkins - Hampton Lumber Co. ( if the Industrial Safety j Award includes Naval Air Stations jat Dallas, Tex.; Glenview, HI,; I Grosse He, Mich.; Los Alamitof ICal.j Oakland, Cal.;'Olathe, Kan.; I and South Weymouth, Mass. j Winners of the Motor Vehicle jSafety Award include Naval Air Stations at Atlanta, Denver, Mln- Inespolis, and the Naval Air Re- jrerve Training Unit at NAS, Ana- (costia, D.C. j The success of the Naval Air Reserve safety program is well-lllu- (II W. MAIN ANMIM DR. W. HERBERT LOCKE ANNOUNCES THE OPENING OP BIS OFFICES AT TAMARALAKE CLINIC ••aeril Practice - Diacnotli CllBi* ANZ-U11 Ret. AN2-23T2 SO? TAMARA LANE ! A, C. Mlcke, civilian "Industrial Re! lations Officer" on Admiral Gal] lery's" staff. I In 1954, military and civilian personnel worked over 26,000,000 man-hours in industrial type operations and beat the average collec- I live safety record of all similar 'Naval activities. ! H. T. Lemoine, Mrs. Lennard Elan- j ton, Mrs. J. M. Gill, Mrs. Charles 1 Gibron and Mrs. A. E. Turner. Members of the sixth grade chorus are Ben Capps, James Goff, Leigh i Heflin, Gary Hudson, Donnie Logan. i Winston Worthen, Shelby Stafford, j Frank Cole, Lonnie Ayers, Bobbie i Beckham, Don Combs, Dave Davidison, Jimmy Jaynes, Tonrunie Mc- j Millen, Weldon Side?, Howard ] Smith, Leon Alexander, Paul Breck- j enridgo, David Gibson, King Horton, j David Gray, Johnnie Minnick, Don | Mayer, Gail Schowalter, William i Wynne and Fred Uhler. Also George Hornsworth, Andy Brown, Wayne Alexander, Eugene VTnitley, Sandra Horton, Darleen Minney, Georgia Stanley, Gloria Garcia, Margaret Bell, Sandra Gill, Debra Koplen, Ann Martinez, Patsy McWhorter, Hose Montgomery, Patricia Meyers, Pamela Teel, Rosemary Halbert, Betty Sue LeMoine, 211, Duncanville, were in collision at NE Sth end Park Drive. Investi- | gating officers said the collision oc- j erty damage was $175 to Santos' car and $100 to Shaw s truck. By Altar Society The Immaculate Conception Altar Society will sponsor a bunko and it 8 PJTI. Wednesday, adrnirsion fee of 50 cents for 15 cents for students will be collected at the door. Pro- ^eeds will go into the Altar Society fund. Prizes will be given and refreshments will be served. All members of the parish are invited to attend. Of this number, percent are welfare communica- uons involving the armed force.. Tussy Fragrance Sets! ScenNmatched COLOGNE AND DUSTING POWDER rtgwlarly »2 •och four refreshing frqgraneef? Jo cologne, and a dulling powder to wislcli.., in gsy pa«iel dot * f MILLAR DRUG CO. | Kay Burnett, Carolyn Coe, Sharon j Fowler, Barbara Gartmsn, Paulette ! Grubbs, Susan Burnett, Patsy V/yatt, , da Lee, Terry Partney, Scott Ger! raid, John Brummett, John Young, | Sammy Buhringer and Carson Bays! ; Juveniles Queried In Auto Stripping! Four Grand Prairie juveniles wore \ taken into custody Friday and i turned to the sheriffs office for in- i vfBtigation in connection with car i stripping. , The youthi were apprehended by i j Dtctectives H. M. Smith and J. Ru£- j ! sell Oden, who received four hub i Women Stabbed; Dallas Man Charged Charges of aggravated assault I were filed Friday by Grand Prairie ! police with the Tarrant County dis- I trict attorney's office against Steven i Austin Kally of Dallas in connec- | lion with a domestic difficulty in i which two women were knifed. ; Police Detective H. M. Smith said 1 that he and Patrolman Henry Rcd- , mon were called to the Trolley ; Cafe, in the Turrant County part of Dalworth area, and found Kelly's wife end sister-in-law, Ola Jackson bleeding from knife woundi. caps and fender skirts which had been stolen from an automobile near Florence Hill school. The officers said the youths admitted the offense. SAVE MORE IN '55 OPEN A SAVINGS ACCOUNT TOMORROW! 3% CURRENT PKH ANNVM Your account it insured up to GRAND PRAIRIE SAVINGS AND LOAN ASSOCIATION WAJ- G. H. TURNER COMPANY extends their to the of '55 G. H. TURNER COMPANY K^ry Kind of Insurance 12T WEST MAIN Ml Hinds of Rwl Mute DIAL ANMMJ

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