The Austin American from Austin, Texas on December 3, 1953 · 16
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The Austin American from Austin, Texas · 16

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Thursday, December 3, 1953
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f - W f -V 4 S CAMERA RECORDS THE STORY OF TORNADOES IN CENTRAL TEXAS THE AUSTIN AMERICAN, AUSTIN. TEXAS Thursday, December 3, 195:1 1, ii- 1 ' Smllilillpl'WW- ... . .-. Mini ii. iT'-nnmi-finn "iff''f'ct;ff" ,"f-T,--" I '4 ' ! . - f I "Of ! r ;r 1 ;" . wmumnM&Jk: . A n -flint' .Mi 4 H s ' 0 ' '-4' ,- Q. ft-- - "i FT: ' 1 . ft". ' 1,- . i an , V "'!, a-.r- -I.,.".;:. H 'It, (!.,,. I .i- A f "'-.i,- 1 W"nW" tt Hum J . i J. m if"'! &.' " , , V . " I "Ii uni'nlv lumber of tliis and t-vvral buiKl- inv. iumi T;nif IfVille Tuc.mJjv ni.flit. wrick;'!' is b.u'l.eil up tu haul olt thf Ufbri.s. r'tr'.'.-c -1 fcitiiintwn,iiiaiir?-i GETTING READY TO Cl.EAX I T AlU r the wretkage of a freak tornado which made ROOF WENT TIIAT-AVVAY litre is the Ed Eckuls fdi uilioiinf, fcevtn iiiil-s south of beguin, which was lashed by a tornado Tuesday evening. This picture was taken Wednesday, when neighbors dropped by the Eekols place to help out as much they could. Eekols lost the roof off his house, nine thicken houses, a two-car garage and his cistern. No one was injured, even though four persons were in the house when the furniture was lashed to kindling during the storm. (Neal Douglass Photo by Bill Monroe) x POISE is o pretty 1 V word. 1 tXI But you con hav poit if your ft fl jut right . . . and they will in fOOT-SO-PORT SHOtS. All Fittings by fluorotcop FOOT-SO-PORT SHOE STORE 108 I. Sixth - littlefi.ld Blds. Phon. t-8942 ' , ... .... , T; Llano Vets Service Officer Going To Talks LLANO, Dec. 2 CANS) H. D. Siniard, Llano County Veterans Service officer, will attend the service officers meeting and school of instruction ol lexas, lo De nem Dec. 7-8-9-10. Siniard is the treasurer of th Veterans County Service Officer Association of Texas. I ."'it ..-'- 'J t 1 4; FLOOWLO LKi:i:KS AND IMPASSABLE ROADS Typical of other creeks near Rockdale is this scene after flood water raised them to overflowing Tuesday nisht. Highway 95 be- Li ' tween Taylor j.nd Elgin, and 1-arni Road 112 between Taylor and Lexington were closed to through tiaflic. Koads weie still flooded as of Wednesday afternoon. AUSTIN TOP SHOP 1213 W. 5h Ph. 2-5479 Convertible Topi $9C89 with Full Viw Mottie Slon w3 Doer Panels. .. .Ea. 00 Headliners. . . From j 95 furniluro and Auto UphoWtory. Foam Rubber All Siiot. FRESH CAUGHT SEAFOODS "With A Totalizing Flavor 0 lb. 39c lb. 49c lb. 49c lb. 69c WHOLE RED FISH FRESH GULF TROUT BAY FLOUNDER . . CATFISH FILLETS . Cash ft Carry QUALITY SEAFOOD 409 E. 19th St. Phone 8-5737 L J Senior Laboratory Includes the Atomic Energy Feature Laboratory Laboratory Style Wood Cabinet Finished in Modern Red : Enamel New Metal Select-O-Shelves Size open: 31Vi x 31V4 inches Packed with a splendid assortment of chemicals. In all, over 630 interesting and educational experiments can be performed with this feature outfit. No. 1116 West 5th No. 2 -Cosis Villoge 2719 Exposition (No. 2 Store Open 'til 9 on Thursdays '-m-rnnii Mi r- - -- " -"--:.:""" ' -'O1.--. .f J s-i , i --. I Jit : wlaiMii.i.a.iiiwwiiil'MW..llMI ilillMlUllM'l'O'H.JKOOOTr-ll. "I TKAI'FEl) IN TKA1LF.K Mrs. Wilton Gorham looks out the window of her damaged house trailer where he was trapped for a while Wednesday when a tornado struck in the community of Tanglewood. The twister banged Mrs. Gorham's trailer against a tree, jammed the door closed. Rescuers finally released her. ' Past Grand Matron Dies HOUSTON, Dec. 2 0P Funeral services will be held here tomorrow for Mis. Carrie B. Lane, 92, a past worthy grand matron of the grand chapter of Texas of the Order of the Eastern Star. Mrs. Lane died yesterday in Her-1 mann Hospital. I. CV7 n j 0 Friday Only -12 Noon (Whlio lny Latrj Importers Closeout Never Before! Probably Never Again! Genuine Swiss Calendar Wrist Watches at this amazing tl-XJ?. LOW PRICE!! Brand New Precision Made Imported Jeweled SWISS CALENDAR Chronograph-Stop Wotch Wrist Watch zing Low Price! ONLY 99 Compi are With Any Calendar Watch . . . Valued At Much Higher Pricesl t0 6 P-m-y6xC 1 yj "s YEAR WRITTEN GUARANTEE Mail Orders Add 85c for Tax and Postage CHECK THESE FEATURES THESE HIGH PRICE FEATURES USUALLY OFFERED IN WATCHES SELLING AT MUCH HIGHER PRICES!!! TELLS DATE EACH DAY - MEASURES DISTANCE - CLOCKS SPEED OF ANYTHING KEEPS PERFECT TIME 0 Precision Made, Imported Swm Jeweled Movement 2-Puh tuttont tor "Stop" nd "Start" Red Sweep Second Hand 6 Univerial iie can be worn by men. women, boy, airh, eervicemen. slant worker! nd children of all age How to uie, complete in- itructiont piut 1-yeor foctory guarantee included by importer of wotch. f Unbreakable' Crystal 9 Triple, Chroma Plated Caia tor lasting wear. FRI. ONLY - DEC. 4th - 12 NOON TO 6 P. 9 Chronograph, Window Calendar and Stopwatch All-In-One. Radium Glow See-At-Night Hendi and Numeroli. 9 Shock Rnittant and Anti-Magnetic. Handiome, Matching Ex pansion Wristband. F05ITIVILY HO WATCH SOLD AT THIS PSICl AFTIR SAU It yea can't attend thl tale, leave iioaey before tale and watch wilt be held tar yea. M 1 I WMD CUT RATE DRUG STORE 815 Congress UT Prof Wins Literary Prize An article on changing economic Conditions in Russia East European satellites has won a national award for a University of Texas geographer. Dr. George Hoffman has received the Isaiah Bowman prize for the outstanding article on political ge ography, boulh America or pioneer regions, published during the last five years in the Journal of Geography. In the article, Dr. Hoffman, a native of Austria and expert on ast Kuiopean geography, pointed out how the Soviet Union is absorbing East Europe economically and how further cuts in East-West European trade may have serious repercussions in the West. The Bowman prize is considered one of the outstanding awards in the geography profession and is administered by the National Council of Georgraphy Teachers. Dr. Hoffman's article appeared In the October, 1952, issue of the Journal. Dr. Hoffman who joined the i University faculty in 1949, return- ed to teaching this fall after a year's leave of absence to study European geography with a Ford foundation srunl. He is the editor of "A Geography of Europe," an extensive text and reference book jn which each major i section of Europe is covered by an expert geographer who has lived in the area, and is the author of numerous articles 011 Europe, the Middle East and the Soviet Union. Legionnaire Slates District Speech L. E. Page, state commander of the American Legion, is one of the speakers scheduled to address a second district American Legion rally at Port Arthur Thursday night. Others going from headquarters here include G. Ward Moody, state 'adjutant; Albert D. Brown Jr., immediate past state commander; iHerschiel L. Hunt, state public relations director, i Page is a member of the state ! industrial commission, named by .Governor Allan Shivers, to look linto alleged Communist influence of three Texas labor unions. One of the unions is the Distributive, Processing and Office ! Workers of America, which initialled picketing of a number of Port I Arthur firms. The Legion, according to . the Associated Press, has been sharply critical of leadership ,of the union. Since its organization in 1946 the National Vitamin Foundation has apportioned ovpr $500,000 to universities, hospitals and public hpalth institutions for research purposes. Plenty of ' CHRISTMAS CREDIT k ic -k TAKE A YEAR TO PAY . Slaw' Saf 0uUi Ifcaf fin till X V ' ay ' .. 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