The Corpus Christi Caller-Times from Corpus Christi, Texas on August 19, 1951 · Page 5
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The Corpus Christi Caller-Times from Corpus Christi, Texas · Page 5

Corpus Christi, Texas
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Sunday, August 19, 1951
Page 5
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Community Center Sets Opening The new Elgin Community Cen ter, sponsored by Corninunitj Settlement House, will began op erations next Wednesday with an open house in the aft?-noon an^ an open house and movies at night. The new center, at 2903 Rabbit Run Road, will serve families living in the vicinity of the eitv's new Elgin Park. A program similar to that of Community Ssttlemcnt House is planned. Ricardo Viilareal, director, said. There will be sewing and other classss for mothers and play arrd handicraft sessions for the youngsters. The newly formed Mothers Club of the center will serve refreshments af the open house from 2 to 4 o'clock Wednesday afternoon and from 7 to 8-.-10 o'clock Wednesday nig;ht. A movie will be presented at 8:30. Boy Gets $10 For Catching 32,585 Bugs ^ BALTIMORE, Au K . 18. (AP)__ The world's champion lightning' bug catcher was the pride of the neighborhood today. Thirteen year- old Morgan Mallory Buchner," Jr..'. had a ?io prize to stoow for his' summer's work--32.5S5 lightnin" [ bugs. ; f _ * · j Of course he was assisted by a smoothly run organization.' It consisted o£ his sister, Mary Louisa, j and six neighborhood .youngsters j who combed the surrounding residential area each night, to collect i the bugs. I Johns Hopkins University stages j the annual event. A university bio-! chemist uses the insects in a'study! to try to find out exactly what' makes them light up. " j Voting Buchncr has won the con-' test four years in a row. i Pretty DP Says Soil Sterilizing ISot Required NEW YORK. Aug. 18. (API-The pretty displaced person in, sisted that Uip soil from her native Grppce had been "sterilized by the blood" of the ancient heroes of the Battle of Thermopylae. Bui the Department "of Agriculture mid the soil must be stcril-" ized before entering the United States. So the centuries-old earth was put in a modern, 20th century pressure cooker yesterday. After. SO minutes, officials saiffcany organic matter it may have .contained now was harmless. The Greek girl, Maria Geroulis. brought the soil from Greece as an offering for the tomb of America's unkno\TO soldier. She dug the earth from the graves of Greeks who died fighting: invading Persians -480 years be- ftre Christ. Atomic Energy Metal Found in North Korea KUMHWA, Korea, Aug. 18. (AP) ·--Ore containing beryllium, a.rare metal of atomic energy value, was found in North Korea recently by American soldiers. It was in sacks with Russian markings/' It was not disclosed how -the beryllium was identified.,-. . . ] The sacked ore was discovered on a Korean truck near; this town recently wrested from., the Communists. North Korean civilians said the ere came from the Panok tungsten mines .five miles from here. · ' - ' . - ' · · ' - ' . . The Panok mines are compara- ,'lively small. It was said about 500 miners were sent recently 60 miles north to work the larger Koksan tungsten mines. · a The U. S. Atomic Energy Commission has rated beryllium as a possible "moderator," a material which can "slow down" neutrons j and thus" keep chain reaction regulated. I Erwwf tawl Wafchtt m* ond Mwwtd w 90 . WTOCR EDCIBBI tnOTi wi KMOI tmtt pvvct for the MCVKNI cnwst ftoMn wcrtctw ont fir* to b* aqurppftd wfefi or occwovy* owt proof. YOMT WmQ W IftlF SfWM OF ^OKJL* Prien fraw $35.00 to $375.00. oti to wt QM com* (wW Paul J. Hcndricki Certified Master Watchmaker Third OentrUIon «f fln« Witeh- irukrr* and Jftweltra. STRMT Back-to-school wi Shop Early at Penney's for your School Clothes! Boys' Short Sleeve Sport Shirts "^^^ Rayon * Sanforized Corded Cotton Broadcloth * Double Yoke · Large Assortment of Abstract and Hawaiian Patterns · Sizes 4 to 18 Use our Convenient Lay-away Plan! Boys' Sanforized Cotton Flannel SHIRTS · Heavyweight woven Plaid · Printed Novelty Patterns · Long Sleeves · Sizes 6 to 18 1 98 Special Puchase! " 'BURLINGTON'S Women's Dresses in Faille oo Penney'i « Third Floor One or Two Piece Styles in Black Navy Wine Green Brown t Sizes 10 to 18 Rayon Faille by BURLINGTON that is sneer loveliness! Two styles to choose . . . Two-piece dress with surplice closing on jacket, two large buttons at the waist, lined peplum, bracelet length sleeves \vitk underarm gusset, soft fullness at shoulder . . . . Button front dress with rounded lapels, fitted bodice with brief sleeves. Shirt front has two pet-in pockets with scallop trim. Both styles in all colors. Select now on our Lay-away Plan. Sizes 12 to 18- Penney's * Second Floor Stock up now for School. . . You'll need several Rayon Knit Vf mm Halt · Dainty Lae« Trim · Eioitic Wailt · WhiU, Fink, Lime, Aqua · Sixci S, M, and L Slips 50 Cennty't » Firif Floor ADVANCE #4188 *lze$ 4-16 25c ADVANCE ^5576 Hey, Mom! Sew now for Back- to - School with First Quality Gittffhatn MILL ENDS Yard · 36 Inches wide in Woven Plaids · 2 to 20 yard lengths · Economy priced for Budget Wise Customers · Bright, Colorful Styles · FirmQuqlity · Selected Dyes for long lasting color Pcnncy'x * Fourth Floor

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