Abilene Reporter-News from Abilene, Texas on December 28, 1954 · Page 30
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Abilene Reporter-News from Abilene, Texas · Page 30

Abilene, Texas
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Tuesday, December 28, 1954
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ESCAPE HATCH FOR SOME -- The nose section of a British Overseas Airways stra- (ocruiser, on its si«e with landing wheel extended, lies on the Prestwick, Scotland, airport after the New York-bound plane crashed and burned trying to land after a flight from London. Seven of the 11 crew members survived when the plane's nose broke off from the flaming fuselage. Twenty eight persons, including three Americans, died in the crash. FRIENDS RESPOND $425 Collected For Fire Victims ^Yl^iTERS. Dec. 27 (RNS) -- A fund for the C. E. Hamilton family who lost all of their clothing and household goods in a fire early Sunday that destroyed their farm home near Wingate, had reached $425 by Monday night. Churches have contributed SH5 of the amount and the remainder be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Spill Memorial Chapel in Winters. The Rev. Marcus Adair of Follett. minister of the Apostlic Faith Church, will conduct the service. Burial will be in Miles Cemetery 1 .' The child was born Jan. 17. 1354, in Follett, where her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Wilton Hamilton, and her was given by friends and neighbors in the area. Monev is being collected bv. Loyd Collingsworth of Wingate and j ?'-· and her paternal grandparents. Frank Antilley of Shep. maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. John Sisk. live. Other survivors are her sister, Patricia Ana, Funeral Set Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Hamilton. Mrs. HamiltoB Critical Mrs. C. E. Hamilton, who was __ - , .-,. ,, - , , I .111.3. »_,, J.J. J ICllllLULHl, W LIU *d^ Funeral for Ginger Hamihori one, h . bumrf . (fc w year old. Mr. and Mrs. C E. Ham; ^^ ;n criUca! cmmm iltons grandQaughter who w a s ; d a v nieht a , Hendrick Jleraorial burned lo death in the fire, will; (Cooiinnrd from Page 1-A) south of Humble on U.S. Highway 59. On the same highway, but farther south, near Marshall. Thomas Johnson, 48. a Jefferson. Tex., Negro, was killed in another two-car collision late Sunday. Serpn other persons were injured. Barbara Sue HoBis. 14, of Pleasant Hill. La., in the other car. was taken to Dallas for possible brain surgery. Hayden Harper, 32, of Highlands, was killed in Houston Monday when a 4-lon steel mold fell off a railroad flatcar and crushed him at the Sheffield Steel Co. plant Suicide Ruled A justice of the peace returned a verdict of suicide in the Russian roulette death of Johnny Alexander. 27. a blues singer, shot to death backstage at the Houston City Audiioriuin Saturday night. A charge of murder was filed in Waco against Joe Good], 53. iu the Christmas eve slabbing death of Lee Robertson. 51, ol Waco. A oo-year-old painter was held in Jail at Fort Worth while officers continued an investigation into the death Sunday of Mrs. Eva May Freeman, 53. of Fort Worth, apparently from a beating. Other Deaths 0;bor deaths reported Monday were: Arrr.ida Ramirez Rocha, 29. Pecos. died Dec. 26 o! injuries re- in Abilene. Three oE four others burned in the fire remained at Winters Municipal Hospital. They were not in serious condition and a hospital spokesman said Monday night they were "all doing fine." C. E. Hamilton was created Sunday at Heudrick Memorial Hospital for burns but was not admitted as a patient. Neighbors and friends are raising the fund for Mr. and Mrs. Hamilton. STORK NEWS By EDWIN P. JORDAN. M. D. WriHM far NBA Serriee We parents often have a hard time understanding our children and I suspect that children do a jetler job in understanding us. 'erhaps that is the reason so much more is written for grownups about ow to get slong with their chil- ren than for children about how o get along with their parents! One period oi youth, namely that Between nursery age and adoles- ence, has been called (he for- [otcen years of childhood. It is asier perhaps for parents to dis- :ipline or run their children at heso ages than it is later on but he thoughts and emotions from ap- iroxunately 8 to 12 remain diffi- :ult for most adults. The attractive early years, rhen the words of parents were accepted by their youngsters without question, have passed, ut the grown-up approach lo ife and its problems have cer- ainly yet not been reached. One of the difficulties in dealing Two births were reported at St. Ann Hospital Monday. They were: A son to Mr. are! Mrs. R. C. Noland, 1610 Franklin St., at 6:36 p.m. A son to .Mr. and Mrs. VV. R. Jones, 541 Larkin St., at 7:37 p.m. LAND FRANCE (Continued from Page 1) new article on WEU's enlargement. In the meantime, he asked for a new vote of confidence on the admission of Germany into NATO --the same item on which he had woo earlier in the session. TrooMw Not Orw These maneuvers indicated that Mendes-France's troubles on the German rearmament question were not over, though his earlier victory last night on NATO had appeared to give him the whiphand for a time. (Continued from Page 1-A) coordinated information from the three s t a t e departments which have spearheaded the state investigation. The matter of administration of the program is next for committee attention, H a r d m a n said. Bsard Invited Members of the Veterans Land Board have been invited to be 01 hand with all necessary records, minutes*, vouchers and the like, for tomorrow's session, scheduled lor 9 a.m. Among affidavits b.v veterans read the board were statements by Marcelino Costillo and Liberto Ks- quivel, both of Carrizo Springs, who claimed an "Eddie I,. Zimmerman" paid them each ?30U for heir signatures. Costillo's affidavit said he was old nothing about buying any land and thought he was signing up for b o n u s . Esquivel's statement claimed he thought he was helping someone, else buy land. The sxate- nenls were in connection with land sold by John W. Flanagan, Crystal City. Several Instances State Auditor C. H. Cavness told :he committee there was more than one instance of veterans being paic :o sign up in fast-prolit deals. He said L. V. Rutfin. Brady, had acquired +47 acres of land near Catarina in Dimmitt County at a cost of $55,500, kept 47 acres with improvements, and sold 400 unim proved acres to the slate for resale to 12 veterans at a cost totalling 533,500, Accused Escapee Surrenders Self After 34 Years COLUMBUS. Ohio, Dec. 27 Ift-A veteran Columbus lab driver who allegedly broke out of an Okla^ ceived in an automobile-livestock | homa jail 34 years ago today sur- accident near Sullivan City, Starr rendered lo Franklin County au~ ' ' thorities. "Leon Sam Mohrlock, 57, known here as Bill Freeman, refused to Coiiriiy, on Christmas day. Arthur M. Vaughan. 53, Swisher County, killed when his car overturned near Tulia Dec. 26. Mrs. Mary Agacs Black. 49. wife! of Milam County Sheriff Carl C I Black, was killed .Monday when her car and the northbound Santa Fe Chief passenger tram collided *l Cameron. Warren George Smith, 71. Carlsbad. N, M., died Sunday of injuries ' suffered in a two-car accident near Alonahans Christmas Eve, waive extradition today in Common Pleas Court on a . Edward Smith, 47, Port Arthur, died Monday of fizhl injuries Forrest Glenn Hoffman. 10, Wharton, was killed Sunday when he came in contact with a high- lin« guy wire in What ton. Murder Suspects' Trials Set Feb. 14 Mohrlock, convicted of first degree manslaughter Oct. 16. 1920 in the dealh of a restaurant owner, broke out of Stephens County jail at Duncan. Ofcla., with a cellmate while awaiting results of an appeal. "I'm glad it's over," Mohrlock said. "I've known it was coming lor the last two weeks. I haven't slept much since." Sheriff's Lt. Ellsworth Beck, lo whom M o h r l o c k surrendered, called {be cab driver last Wednesday and asked him lo come lo his office "after Christmas." "He didn't tell me what he wanted," Mohrlcck said loday, f "but I knew. It was awfully nice ol him to let me spend Christmas with my fl5-year-old) daughter. I really appreciate it." BIRMINGHAM, Ala . Lkc. 27 .?, --Trials of two former Russell, County political leaders, charged j Ruptured Appendix Gefl.-normnee Albert L. Pauefsm'' R*"«OVed from Youth were set for Feb. 14 today ' WASHINGTON '.* -- Roberto They are deposed Circuit Solid- R °mulo, 16-year-old son of Philip- tor Arch Ferrell. and former Chief Deputy Albert Fuller.. No date was *et for trial on similar charges ·gainst Alabama Atty. Gen. Si Gar- rtlt, whom Patterson would have (uocceded. Garretl » undergoing nrfouJ treatment in a Gi!v«ton. T«x., bnptUl aad his doctors Mid h* cpuld not Hand trial DO*. Th» lf» ·« itKiirted by i cru- Mdiaf RuKll County Ab.) grand t*Tf which helped urutsh Phtnix Cky't vice rttifirr. tta ttut* art charged with the .run* 'J munkr ot I he rrirmhd p**«n» Infer, who had pM(«d that h «wU nm the rixketi out «'· PWmii Cttjr tut Alabama U to pine Brig. G*fi. and Mrs. Carlos I'. Romulo, had an emergency operation Sunday night for removal of a rupturerf appendix. Georgetown Hospital reported Monday his condition is critical. Romulo is special r*pr«s«ntaiv« her* of Philippine President Kamoo Magsaysay. Plunge Kills 17 UMA, Peru, Dec. T7 rfi--Seven te*o persons were killed and five Injured by the plunge ol a but over a eso-fcol clnf near Cuiw Su«iay. Deport* reaching h*r« WoocUy saW the bus careened off tt* highway wben Uw brain (alW. JUSTCHILD AT HEART K1CKMOND, Va., Dec. 27 t?'--This thief is probably too big for his brilches--the onei he swiped, anyway. He broke into Martha Kale's home here Christmas Eve and made off with a baked ham, a roasted turkey and one cowboy suit, size 6. Seagraves Man's Arraignment Held WATSONVILLE. Calif., Dec. 27 Us--Henry Herman Webb, 45. o Seagraves, Tex., a self-proelaimei minister of the Church of G;d. via, arraigned today for the fatal shoot ing Christmas Day of his forme wife's husband, Steven B. Kirken doll, 44, a truck driver. Santa Crui County ^funicipa Judge Gilbert Perry set Webb' preliminary hearing for Jan. 10 Webb's attorney, Harry S. Wain wright of San Fiancisco, request ed time to investigate die case before entering a plea. Webb - is accused of pumping eight shots from 3 .22 target pisto into Kirkendoll. The shooting too! place in the home of the victirr ar^i climaxed a violent argumen between the two men. "He vexed me so I took my pisto out of my boot and shot him, Webb calmly related.- Fire loss Listed At $2.5 Million FULLERTON. Calif., Dec. 27 Wl --Three large cilrus slorage plan!, and a garment factory were de stroyed by a wind-fanned fir* today. A preliminary estimate set the damage at »2,5flO,000. A half-dozen homes were threa cned by Ibe lite and palm trees about them were burned. No per scnal injury was reported. Firefighters were reported brinn ing the blaze under control afte a battle of several hours. The damage estimate was mad by Tom Henry, pmident of (he Anaheim Cokl Storage Co., which Soct itoraft plant !· UM bias*. THE ABILENE REPOBTEK-NEWS *··«·. Tnm. Ttaafejr Hmtrnt. IXietatir M. UM HE DOCTOR SAYS Remember, Your Children Have Their Own Problems Snyder Man's Parole Ended By Arkansas LITTLE ROCK. Ark., Dec. 27 [ft --The parole of E. J. Minor of Snyder, Tex., sentenced to life im- irisonment for a -Mena, Ark., ioldup slaying in 1W6, has been revoked, Arkansas Parole Director lam Camion said Moaiday. Camion said Minor had been liv- ng in Snyder since his parole in September, 1953 under the supervision of the Texas Parole Board. The Arkansas director said Minor eft his residence without permission of his parole supervisor and wasn't been heard from since. Minor was convicted in February JSW along with Elton Chitwood in he holdup slaying of a Mena, Ark., druggist, Raymond Morris. Chitwood was executed. Minor received life sentence. Minor's life sentence was commuted to 21 years in the 1949 administration ot Gov. Sid McMath. and Minor was later released on carole on the recommendation, oj he state parole board and residents of Snyder, Tex., where his relatives live. The slain druggist's widow and children had protested each clemency action. with youngsten of these a;.-.i Is lot 'A a so hard far the parents o think back to'these yean hemselves and remember how tbej- felt and acted at the same age. True, most ol us can remember something if we try but the effort a seldom made. Can you remember a party liven when you were » years old o which you were not invited or nt which you had a very bad ime? Do you recall the feelings of triumph or tragedy which accompanied success socially, in the classroom, or on the alhetic leld? If you can do these things you will have, made a close approach to the feeling of your children and lo I heir trials, failures and successes. Friends of the same age are every bit as important to the 8 year old as they are later on. In 'act, in many ways, they are riore important because there are "ewer of them and one lias not earned at that age that human contacts with others came and go with life. The rules and regulations of arents and teacher;, are often paticularly hard to understand. At he age of 6, death and injury seem entirely unreal and as something that could not possibly happen to oneself. Hence, :he warnings to be careful crossing he street and similar instructions roni grownups seem merely adding to the confining and senseless rules which are always interfering with fun. In short. the youngster between 6 and 12 -- and in older anc ·ounger years, too -- is a real person with normal reactions so far as his own experiences are concerned. The ones who do not have normal reactions in the eyes of the children are the grownups. The problems of youth are every bit as serious to the one involved as those of later years. Every parent and teacher should understand this and operate their relationships with the youths under their direction accordingly. An excellent pamphlet on this subject, called "Understand Your Child -- From Six to Twelve," has been published by the nonprofit Public Affairs Committee, 22 East East 38th Street, New York 16, New York. It costs 20 cents. STOREWIDE PRE-INVENTORY Dec. 27 Thru Dec. 30 Television Table Models, Consoles 17" - 21" - 24" RCA Victor -- Emerson Philco -- Gen. Electric Piww Bargains you've M»er »ccn helm*. M»«y styles and finishes i the worU'i hot k*owm bruds. SPECIAL Sli«ltly used (less than W 4ays KIMBAll, Style SSPirfi: New sells for »W».IW Now '715* VERY SPECIAL Mason and Hamlin Blonde Avordire Piano New sells for $1471.00 Now *885°° All Other Pianos 10% Off! RCA Victor -- Mahogany 21" Console SORE TO «iuevi THROAT Du. lo · eolJ, t r y D U I M A M ' S ANATHISIA-MOF Jno ,«. ho. p!» *nr «nd »ft»etfv£ « mop can bt, G«'n »roui boHl* with Jpplicalon on!* £"- ·} your Druaaiit. . Nick Crata Dnixs WAS $299.95 NOW Philco -- Maroon 21" Table Model 51CCOO WAS $169.95 NOW ' 3 J General Electric 21" Table Model *170 9S WAS 51*9.95 NOW II f Emerson Maroon 17" Console *1 4Q95 WAS $199.95 NOW ' *» r Other Makes! Other Styles! All Merchandise Available WUKUTZER SPINETTE ORGAN Sells for 51325.00 Now 357 CYPRESS On Convenient Terms PH. 4-7556 Factory Man Pays $100 To Employes Who Quit Smoking SHERIDAN, Ind., Dec. 27 (.* Ken Eiddle's campaigns to get his factory employes to quit smoking have worked so well t h a t today he posted hLs offer for a third year-$100 to anyone who swears ot smoking through all 1955. Out of nine who signed the pledge Jan. 1, Biddle paid off to eight at the Christmas party of Biddle Screw Products Co. employes. A year ago, only six stuck it out among 19 who signed up. "It's the best business investment I ever made." said Biddle, who is 47 and quit smoking 20 years ago. "Their general health is better, and they don't waste time smoking." There weren't many of the 103 employes who smoked at the Christmas party in the $40.000 community center which Biudle don a t e d ' t o this town. He still lets men smoke in the plant, hut he won't hire women smokers nor men who chew tobacco. The 5100 prize offer .started when Biddle decided to help his brother, Van, one of the factory workers, swear off. Whsn he paid Van his SlOO at the 1952 Christmas patty, he made a new offer to all employes. Loot in Jewels Totals $65,000 NEW YORK, Dec. 27 Wl -- Two Irays containing diamond jewelry worth $65,000 disappeared mysteriously from a jewelry store safe today during business hours. Edward Began, manager o/ Ihe MarchaJ jewelry store on 5th Aye. at 56lh St., said the diamonds were in the safe at inventory time this rndrning, but were gone when a clerk looked for Ihem al 3 p.m. Police were told » repairman was on duty in the rear room where the safe vai located all day, except for his lunch hour, when he locked the only window in the rcom. Clerks said no strangers were seen enlering the hack room then or at any other time. H-SU Student Called By Cedar Gap Church LORAINK, Dec. n - The Rev, Doyle Combs, Hardin - Simmons University divinity student, and ion of Mr, and Mrs. Howard Combs oi Ixralne, has accepted » call lo Ihe pastorals o! the Cedar Gap Baptlrt Church, about 14 miles aoatfe et Abikw. What Is The Business Outlook For 1955?" Watch for Babson's Business and Financial Forecast for 1955 in the Thursday Morning Edition on December 30th of the Abilene Reporter-News A careful checking of the Babson Predictions made in the BUSINESS-AMD FINANCIAL FORECAST FOR 1954 upholds the remarkable overage of the past years by being 86% correct! Below is the score for the last sixteen years. It holds the best and highest record for Annual Forecasts on U. S. Future Business. \ Forecast For 1954 1953 1 952 1931 19EO . 1»48 1»47 % Accurate M M 88 M 81 M ft ·a Forecast For 1948 IMS 1944 1943 1942 t»41 1»4* 193* % Accurate 95 87 91 94 M 78 78 89 For the Latest and Most Authentic News Each Day,

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