Orlando Evening Star from Orlando, Florida on November 23, 1955 · 10
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Orlando Evening Star from Orlando, Florida · 10

Orlando, Florida
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Wednesday, November 23, 1955
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f 3 JJL a msenste Moid 7TS 8 G wins i, 'IJ)Z . 'Id MIL The Weather Chance cf a shower tonight and tomorrow. Coolinj trend tomorrow. r,'TA4 h'ch t thft ,m. M T'r"!""' I J 1 4 ' I H 11 1? t (!) . VI A tD S 57 M t 11 1 Tl ! IConllt rrit n JO) TTT i J a mm - YM m i m ii T7 A. N II i- II IN 4Ji h ft & & ft VOL 0 NO. 1E5 ORLANDO, FLORIDA, WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON, NOVEMBER 23, 1955 Tele. 3 t 11 1 Classified Only 3-S511 Price: 5 Cts. & : EDIIIOil EIGHTEEN PAGES Ticre We Is! r Santa makes different impressions on Greg, 3, left and Tommy Kosanko, 6, but both are Impressed as Santa 'came to Orlando last nfcht to usher in the Christmas season two days before Thanksgiving. An estimated 125,000, including these two youngsters, watched the mile-long Yule parade. More pictures on page 3. Star Foto. O QirfYTVTlTi blelCL mm C(D)o o PP 99.5 1 Pet. Increase Reported For 1954 County Retail Sales Retail sales by 1.806 stores in Orange County totaled $213,-294,000 in 1954 according to preliminary census of business figures released today by the Commerce Dept. This was an increase of 90.5 pet. over 1943 sales by 1,399 stores. Stores with payroll in 1954 numbered 1,224, had 9,165 employes who were paid $22,963,- Considering Invitation, HiierIa'!Saysi;; ; University of Tampa Coach Marcelino Huerta's announcement this morning that his Spartans had been given a bid for- the Elks Tangerine Bowl game here Jan. 2, 1956, was denied today by Tangerine Bowl Comm. Chmn. Harvey Parsons. "We have not sent a bid to any team as yet," Parsons declared In reply to a wire service report from Tampa that the University of Tampa was considering an invitation to the Tangerine Bowl. I "We merely discussed last night the possibilities of Tampa coming here for the game . . . with Coach Iluerta," Parsons added, "in what amounts to a feeler." "We are happy Iluerta is polling his athletic committee to accept a bid if it is offered, and appreciate him taking his team into his confidence." ' Associated Press reported from Tampa that the athletic .See DENIAL, Page 3 City To Go-Operate On Cultural Center By WALTER P. JONES Staff Writer City council today gave assurances it "would co-operate as much as possible" to provide 1 streets and. parking areas for the proposed Loch Haven cul tural center. Lloyd Gahr, park group chairman, said preparation of a master plan for the center is in the final stages and one of the first units proposed is a $300,000 art museum. He said the Loch Haven group believes the museum's builders should be relieved of any responsibility to provide side streets off Princeton Ave. and a parking area. "I do feel we have some responsibility but don't think we could give blanket authority, and to what extent I don't know," Mayor J. Rolfe Davis declared. "I'm sure we will co-operate as much as we can," he added Other members of council expressed a similar view and assured Gahr and Al Fields, park group vice chairman, that the city would at least grade Churches Schedule Holiday Services access streets and parking areas, although there was no assurance they would be hard- surfaced. . Commenting on the center, Gahr declared, "It may be completed within 10 years, maybe five. We don't know." Council also granted the Or lando Junior Chamber of Commerce permission for the Pio neer Day parade southward on Main St Friday. The shift was necessary because of the re-paving of Orange Ave. The parade will form on Livingston Ave., b e t we e n Orange and Main, proceed south on Main to Central Ave., west on Central to Court St., north on Court to Washington St., and east on Washington to Lake Eola. Walking units of the parade will disband at the Orange County Courthouse. Council overrode an adverse report from the board of re view and granted the Salva tion Army permission to oper ate three Christmas kettles during the holiday season. Jim Burden, appearing in behalf of the army, said it re: ceives only 49 pet. of its funds from the United Appeal cam paign. Before sitting down to their Thanksgiving feast tomorrow, thousands of persons in Orlando and vicinity will attend special church services. Methodists throughout the area will meet at 10 a.m. in the First Methodi-t Church to hear Bishop John Branscomb's Thanksgiving Day message. At the same hour Presbyterians will hold a community worship service in the First Pros- GoodfePowt Offer; The Big Circus Ringing Erc$. & Earnum & Boiiey Orlando Ben White Raceway Two Scwi, Afternoon, Niiht Tuts , No. C-e- t c- !3C a-.i : " 1 - t c-- SI -0 end SI.CCS. O sun urctt 12 S 1 C '. rr c - -i c : ti rx iscilti'J'. byterian Church. The Rev. Daniel Bowers, associate pastor of the Park Lake Presbyterian Church, will preach the sermon. Music will be suns by the 'chancel choir of the host church, directed by Joseph R. Mackie, minister of music. Carolyn Trivett is the organist. The First Baptist Church i will hold a special worship ! service at 7:45 p.m. today and ! the church will be open tomor row for prayer. ! Other services tomorrow : are: Christ Church, Episcopal, Longwood, Holy Communion and sermon. 9 a.m. Church of the Good Shep-i herd, Episcopal. Maitland, Holy Communion and fcrmon, 10.30 a m. lLghlani Community Church cf the Brethren, 7 a n. M.::lan.l Presbjterlan Church, 10 am. 2,I2S Acres For ?55, 10 Businessmen Buy West Orange Land By FRANK MURPHY Staff Writer A group of Orlando businessmen called the Bay Isle Club revealed today the purchase of 1,123 acres of virgin land, two lakes and an island for development. The property "is the most beautiful spot of its kind in Central Florida," a spokesman for the group said. It was bought from Dr. and Mrs. H. D. Thomason, Tulsa, Okla., for $55,000, according to Jay Beery,' a trustee for the syndicate. The land is around Bay and Mable Lakes, west of Windermere. It is undeveloped except for one home on the island in Bay Lake. . The syndicate is composed of 10 men and their wives, who said they purcha-fd the rP" erty as an investment. They plan to sell the land for camp and home sites, Beery said. The Bay Isle Club is com posed of Douglas Root, W. W. Arnold, Beery, Sidney Singleton, Timothy Merrill, Herbert S. Sanderson, Thomas Kirkland John R. Chick Stradley, Holly M. Keller, Edward Field and their wives. The club appointed three trustees to transact business for them, Root, Arnold and Beery. The 13-acre island In Bay Lake is the only developed part of the property. The is land has a large cypress house on it, built by Delmar "Radio Nick" Nicholson, and is com pletely "surrounded by tropical plants of every variety de sirable, explained Root. Root added that there are three and one-half miles of lake front property on Bay Lake and three-quarters of mile on Lake Mable. It will be developed princi pally for camp sites, we feel See PURCHASE, Page 3 000 and accounted for sales of $200,842,000. Proprietors of unincorporated businesses numbered 1,929. Number of stores and their 1954 sales grouped according to major kinds of business were: 324 food stores, $42,671,000; 316 eating and drinking places, $14,026,000; 70 general merchandise group, $19,875,000; 143 apparel accessories stores, $24,046,000; 132 furniture, home furnishings, appliances, $11,609,000; 122 automotive group, $39,450,000; 237 gaso line service stations, $15,354,- 000; 100 lumber, building ma terials, hardware farm equip' ment, $18,376,000; 73 drug stores, proprietary stores, $6,347,000; 290 other retail stores, $16,042,000; and 89 non-store retailers, $5,516,000. Collins Appoints Barker As j udge, Effective Dec. 1 TALLAHASSEE Gov. Lc-Roy Collins today signed tne formal appointment of Roger A. Barker as Orange County judge to succeed retiring Judge Victor Hutchins, effective Dec. 1.. Barker's name was one of four voted on by the Orange County Bar Assn. and submit ted to the governor for his con sideration in making the appointment to fill out Hutchins' term which expires Dec. 31, 1956. Judge Hutchins announced his plans to retire after 30 years on the bench Nov. 10. He will devote full time to his position as vice president of Orlando Federal Savings & Loan Assn. Barker is a member of a pioneer Orlando . family and has been in law practice here since graduation from the Uni versity of Florida law school inn 1936. Williams Named To State Post By JIM HARDEE Star Tallahassee Bureau TALLAHASSEE In a sur prise appointment, Gov. LeRoy Collins todav named State ReD. Volie A. Williams Jr., Sanford, assistant state attorney for beminole and Brevard Coun ties. Williams will resien from the house to take the $6,000 a yeariob. ' The appointment was an an- parent victory for the support ers ot tsrauey uaham over the Collins committee in Seminole County. The two factions have been at odds since Collins defeated Odham for governor in the first primary last May although Odham and Collins are cood friends. Williams, a chief campaign aide of Odham. admitted dur ing the legislative session one of the main reasons he wanted the job was to keen it from going to Algy Speer, a Collins supporter m Sanford. Because of the squabble between the two groups, there was every indication here unti. this morning Williams would not be named. Williams fills the state at torney vacancy created by the expiration of the term of Hu bert Griggs, Cocoa, who was not reappointed. MOVIES On Pages 8, 9 Eart.it service with Grace rh-irsh. n a n. First Churth tf QUA, ti-tTi'.iA. 11 a m. Lukrt rj7'.i:t Church. ST") am. ,Ch-:., 13 a:r.. i hbnJ To lh RctulvcJ By Silicate A$ Camp Site (Star Foto). i Dance with LES BROVN end his world famous Bend of Renown ' :' ot tt-e ORLANDO PIONEER DAYS BALL MONDAY, NOV; 23'- Coliseum Or! $1.13 person Than. J-6?:i for RftemttoM T.Ue'j V-'1 F' Mil te.-ft:or. lr.f T:ck ri 5 C.iJ'ri Kk O't'a! .!' "t . V ? T"! Jiv:: Cix 3 J. L. HORBY . . . srird Bulletins GETTYSBURG, Pa. U1 Pres. Eisenhower will meet with Republican National Cluiiil. Ia midl d Y Hail lii'xl Monday for a discussion of party matters. It will be tiie first such talk Eisenhower has held since his illness. Hobby, Others Fare U.S. Charges Oy Star Services! Seminole County Sheriff J. L. Hobby today was arrested in Sanford in connection with moonshine activities, U. S. Commr. James S. Byrd disclosed in Orlando. The conspiracy charge was brought by a federal grand jury in Tampa yesterday. How ever, Hobby was not served uii til the charges were forwarde-i to Orlando today for srrvke by U. S. Deputy Marshal Fr -nk' Durrance. Charged along with Ilollj Ul WASHINGTON tfi Sen. O'Mahoney ID-Wvo, :,.si4 i day that many automobile dealers complain ''they are on the brink of disaster because they are being forced to handle more cars than they can sell on a sound financial basis." RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil MV Congressmen supporting a declaration of a state of siege won a test vote in the Chamber of Deputies today, Final action en the measure to give Pres. Nereu Ramos wide powers in coping with political strife was expected later today. are Dep. A. E. Evans. Durrance also arrested t cv Sanford Nesrocs Jerry 4 i . AO . 1 i ,,1.1, ' 1 mi, to, a jum. emu upi'i 1 and James Smith, 56 a, . cntly in connection with same case, the commission V, S3id. (fj Bvrd made Ihe announctVO a irv jv'.-.:;! trf.irs p.m. He said he had not seer the warrants but that Durranea v had just telephoned him and informed him Hobby had been served. Complete details on tha source of the charges were - lacking pending return of Dur ranee to Orlando with Hobby, scheduled to have a hearing before Byrd at 1:30 p.m. However, it was understood the cases involved raids in. Seminole by federal and stata alcohol tax unit agents, with out the aid of Seminole Coun ty sheriff's men, early last year. Stock Market Soars Upward NEW YORK WU-News of high-er dividends and splits today sent the stock market bounding ahead in the early afternoon. Prices were strong throughout the list with gains of one to two points showing everywhere and some gains going on beyond that limit. Union Pacific was an outstanding stock, It shot ahead nine and one-half points at 200 on a proposed five-for-one split and declaration of an extra dividend of $3 as against $2 a year ago. NOON STOCK QUOTATIONS Air Rduo Aliegnany Alig Lud StI Ailit Chil Am A 11 1 Am Can Am Mtri Am Smt it Am TT . 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K 1 4 'n;o:'.k 4 -.4 v,oria 31 ii 4-' pr 41 1 SI 'i It I in-. Weddings Keep Chickens Fal- Rice, You Knovr ALICANTE, Spain LD An energetic Spanish woman has found a way to keep her chickens fat despite an empty granary. She goes from church to church with a crate of chick ens. When she comes on a wedding and the Spanish are a marrying lot she lets out a chicken as the happy bride and bridegroom emerge. For the rice, you know. Control Board 'Warns' Woodruff JACKSONVILLE WChmn. Fred Kent of the State Eoard of Control today said with a smile the Board "has figured up some pretty drastic punish ment for University of Florida Coach Bob Woodruff if h9 doesn't win the game this Saturday with the University of Miami. We're going to elect him chairman of the board." Inside The Star Tage! rag a Comics 13 Personalities 2 Cmss'ord P. 13 Radio-TV 10 FAtoricls 4 Society 11-12 Obituaries 5 .Sports 6-7 f s 4' a 44 t Spend your Thcr.kcivirj with us. Eest dtren in toi for $1.50 CHildrei fcc!f-pf!C The Eeochcorrbtr j Comic Dictionary CHILD GVIIUNCC Teaching a chili good rnsn r.ers at his mother's knee and across bis father's. ' LCCKINS FOR A f OAT? Set Correct OcH for K'w or U d1 Eoo's ... Sptt4 B-f,. - t P CruiWl. CCRRICT CRAFT, Int. 5 O'-i p f T't ot tj Ty t.t C'-'s-il i 4

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