The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 12, 1940 · Page 3
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, December 12, 1940
Page 3
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THURSDAY, DECEMBER 12, 1940 BLYTHEVLLLE..(ARK.) COURIER NEWS * PAGE-THREE Texan Now 34 Finds Acceptable Proof Of Abandonment PORT WORTH, Tex. (UP) — Here's ihe strange story of Edmond Winters McDaniel: McDaniel was abandoned on a train at the age of 2. He- was adopted by a baseball team and reared by a player. The story of Edmond Winters McDaniel was unfolded in affidavits, newspaper clippings and a 30-year-old letter yellowed with age. It came to light when McDaniel applied for a birth certificate here. Necessary evidence \va.s established to prove that he was born in Fori Worth on Oct. 3, 1906. He needed the birth certificate to obtain a job in Dallas. A crumbling newspaper clipping of 1908, taken from a Dallas paper, told the story of a blond-haired baby who had been lei't on" a train .seat" beside Willis E. Hester. .Hester pitched baseball for the Houston Mud Hens. The Houston team had boarded a train in Port Worth, which went through Hillsboro, Tex..-on its way to Dallas. The clipping told of a young woman, carrying a baby, who sat clown beside Hester. In Hillsboro she asked the ball player to watch the baby while she looked for a baby, please be good to him for my sake and if you should adopt him out, let it be to some wealthy person but I had rather he would be raised in an orphans' home. He was born Oct.- 3, .1900. Name: Edmond Winters McDaniel." Team "Adopted" Baby Shortly thereafter the Houston team "adopted" the baby. It was looked upon as a good luck charm. Later one of the players, Roy Akin, now dead, legally adopted the baby, according to affidavits made by his, Mrs. Jim Brooks and Miss Alma Akin. The foster father located the mother and obtained her permission to take custody of the child. No word has been heard from the mother since 1910. The father "has never been heard from," according to the sisters. McDaniel now is married, and has a family. J. S. Hnlscll of BlyUieville, operating it for five year:, previous to their coming. An informal reception ancl open house is announced for Friday' night by Mr. and Mrs. Mayo with favors for guests. Assisting in receiving will be their son and daughter, Lamar and Marjorie Mayo; J. F. Smith, Julian Osborn. Billie Chiles, Thomas (Big Boy) Williams, and Vera Hendrix. Mrs. Lyn B, Smith Heads Pemiscot-Dunklin Society Greatly REDUCED PRICES For Christmas Season Mean Dollars Saved—Your Christmas Gift From Wade's R EASY CREDIT TERMS New Rustic Inn To former school friend. The train pulled out. Hester found himself with a crying baby. Inside a hat box, also left by the Ionian, was this letter: "To whomsoever gets my precious OSCEOLA, Ark., Dec. j2.—Among the attractive additions to the uptown business district of Osceola is the new Dutch Colonial Rustic Inn operated by Mr. and Mrs. M. L. Mayo who have moved inio their new quarters this week. Their combined home and place of business is of true Dui-ch Colonial architecture .situated on a lot 200 feet wide and 50 feet deep with ample parking facilities. The lot is being cleaned off, graded and will be landscaped this week. The building, erected at a cost of $5000, Ls of rigid asbestos siding two stories, with interior walls ol pecky cypress ancl plaster in buff and brown with celotex ceiling harmonizing shades. The apartment on the second floor has three bedrooms and bath. Venetian-blinds throughout ancl tiled floors com plete the building. Mr. and Mrs. Mayo have operated the place for six years wit! Mrs. Mayo's parents, Mr. and Mrs CARUTHERSVILLK, Mo., Dec. 12.—Mrs. Lynn 13. Smith of this city was elected president of the Pemiscot-Dunklin Women's Society for Christian Service organization at the regular election meeting held at the Stcele, Mo., Methodist Church. Other officers elected to serve for the coming year are: Mrs.) aul King, Kennelt. vice-president; Irs. J. W. 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