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Page 2—-Waco, Texas Friday, November 28, 1952 ! Route Milkman ' WHERE 14 DIED Starts 4-Year ri l » Burglary Term I pities i rODlllff LITTLE ROCK, Nov. 27-UP- lilvQ -H- M- V/UXULi A so.ypar^jd former Little Rock route milkman, who pleaded guilty T "IT • g ~l T"1 • of committing burglaries at the H ■ d I H 1 homes he served, began serving a 1 I | I I I ■ ■ ■ i, | four-year prison sentence Thurs- Ji. That will be followed by ten y#>ars of probation. Although some HUNTINGTON, W. Va.. Nov. 27 1 new structure. The new building of the witnesses accused James (.?» — The mentally ill were “sur-¡was hurriedly opened last night to Alhert Sigler of attempting, to prisir.giy calm" during the thanks-! house the survivors, most of whom i criminally assault them, those giving program at Huntington state! had to be led or carried to safely hospital today while state officials! by firemen Drowning Scare Fizzles; Victim Finds Searchers A three-hour search for a Mar-! Anderson and Virgil Yokum, also lin father of six children, believed of Marlin, overturned and sank drowned in the Brazos river, ended i _ .. . . i Thursday night when the “body” i * tw0 were returning from a woke from sleep and found the two-hour fishing trip, searchers looking for him. i Yokum swam 75 fe*»t to the east While deputies and Sheriff Brady bank of the river where the car' Pamplin searched the river near wo_ „ j ... the Highway 7 river bridge Clovis Anderson spt out fori (Andy) Anderson slept comfortably ; the west bank 50 feet away, in the bed of a farm home 2,(XX> yards from the scene of the search. Tli? saga started about 4:45 Kept Yelling for Help Yokum, who said he had gone SHOPPER CLUE FULL OF MEAT The Jaycee shopper ciue It rr today is about as full of meat as a leftover Thanksgiving turkey. Here’s the clue: Listen to this, oh brother! The shopper is not a mother. The identification of the mystery shopper must be made within a Waco business establishment. More than 50 Waco stores have donated prizes for the winner. CIO Remains Deadlocked On Choosing Chief WASHINGTON, Nov. 27 (B— p. in. when the debated why an old building in which 14 patients died last night hadn't been fireproofed. The 14 were among 275 patients, all females, in the 56-year-old building swept by fire. “A lecommendation was made to sp*nd one million dollars to fireproof” the building at the state legislature two years ago, Joe F. Burdctt. president of the board of control said. ('an't Escape Guilt "I don’t want to blame anyone, charges were dismined. Six of 15 character witnesses called by the defense testified in Sigler s behalf and urged the court to consider leniency. Witnesses in- There was no official explanation of the cause of the fire. B. J. Foster, administrative assistant, reported it had been confirmed the eluded the pastor and members of blaze started in the basement. the church which Sigler regularly The flames raged through the attended, first two floors, burning to death Defense attorney Georg# Shep- one elderly woman. The others lost j herd pointed out" Sigler hsd no their lives on the top floor. from previous criminal record and said I suffocation. [he was respected by all who knew Two of the survivors were in a! him. critical condition. \ Sigler began his uninvited en- Foster remarked at the calm-1 trances while delivering milk only ness of the patients during their ¡after he became indebted to the ...................... _ ______ ____turkey dinner. He said a dance milk firm he worked for, Shepherd but in the process from the budget tonight would he h«»ld as sch^dulpd. ! said. director to the legislature it was; .... ------------ -------------------............. ■ ■ .................................. .............. dropped.” Rush D. Holt, unsuccessful Re- rwn rrttu'\,r Till'' c/’Df 4 iff o publican candidate for governor \UIU illK I Hit, sKtsAM f Nov. 4. declared “the legislature! provided every cent the State | Board of Public Works asked for* the hospital. “The responsibility for this trag-i edy is at the top. The board of j public works and the state ad-] ministration cannot escape the finger of guilt.” Gov, Okey L. Patteson, Demo- j crat®, stated: “It's thp easiest thing in the world to find out the things that need to be done. But to find the remedy and correct all of them is a different task. “I expect to make some statement after a complete report of this disaster is furnished me by the board of control—after I get all the facts.” Burdett said the fire was the “worst institutional disaster West Virginia history.” Waco State Home Ex-Students Form Club Thursday An Ex-students Association of the Waco State Home was organized Thursday at a Thanksgiving dinner at the home attended by more than 200 Exes. More than 200 ex-students of the Waco State Home enjoyed a boat in which under twice in rain-swelled and ------------------------ wind-swept current, said he last saw Anderson "clinging to a sprig” about 10 feet from shore. He said Anderson kept yelling for help and that he couldn’t make it and asked Yokum to come and get him. Yokum got to the east bank, got into the car, and went over to look for Anderson. It took about a half hour. Last Survivor Of \ ersailles Sessions 111 ROME, Nov. 27—UP-Vittorio nair nour. no i * i Monday morning, nut tomorrow “When I got there, I couldn’t Oilando, 92, last survi- , afternoon top CIO leaders, in- see a thing of him. There was a vor the big four peace confer- j eluding nine vice presidents and up right ! ence at Versailles after the first Secretary Treasurer J ■h”mYokum i W°rld War’ was gravely 111 Thur^l ?-^-!!1 Indo-China Reds Playing Grim War ’Guessing Game’ HANOI, Indo-China, Nov. 27—UP —Communist besiegers of the French stronghold of Na San allowed the outnumbered defenders to push out patrols Thursday In a grim game which left the high com« CIO leaders were reported still j mand guessing when the Red as- deadlocked today in their attempt sault would come, to select a new president without Scouting units of Algerian rifle- an open and public fight which men and local Thai tribesmen might leave lasting scars. probed “several kilometers” from More than 700 delegates to the surrounded fortress without the 14r.h CIO Convention were flushing out the enemy, a head­ headed for Atlantic City and the quarters communique reported, crucial showdown on tne question of succession. Walter P. Reuther, head of the million-plus auto workers, and Allan S. Haywood, supported by the equally large steel workers union, were the only avowed contenders for the job left vacant Nov. 9 when Philip Murray died. The convention officially starts Monday bank 20 feet straight vyhere I had last seen figured he was a goner, They Couldn’t Understand So They Didn't Complain HUNTINGTON, W. Va., Nov. 271 could reach them on the third floor If)—They didn’t seem to know what ] of the ill-fated building, was happening, but they didn’t gix 0f those carried down were complain. dead. We could count them be- Those who died in the fire that swept Building No. 2 at Huntington State Hospital may have cause the blankets completely covered their heads. The others cried, but quietly, or laughed, or just WITH James B. e session Thanksgiving dinner at the home I “¿ft™ ............ “ iU*vulI‘|day night. . | thi*C°week^^New^York on** the Thursday and formed the Ex-Stu- Yokum then went to town and The Italian statesman suffered presidency question, dents Association. notified Pamplin who organized a a cerebral hemorrhage. Doctors “——————————————— Vic Newman of Waco was search party. Pamplin got drags were “gravely preoccupied” over elected president. Other officers , from Waco and with several dep- the condition of their distinguished are Pete McNeil of Austin, vice uties and residents went to the * patient. president, and Harold (Swede) river for the search. Yokum Early Thursday, Orlando re- Larsen of Waco, secretary-treas- .changed clothes and joined them, ceived a special apostolic blessing “E^cUd to th, board of trustees | **»• **v,r ^ .T. s X were Richard Hudman of Dallas, . 1 We thought for sure he was Rocca, the pontiff’s chamberlain one-year term; Willie Holder of drowned. We couldn’t see how any- Orlando asked for and received Waco, two-year term; and Gordon body could climb that bank,” Yo- rites of extreme unction from the Rose of New Braunfels, three-year kum said. chamberlain after confessing and term. . The searching party had just be-j receiving holv communion. The organization will sponsor a gun dragging the river for the body Some days ago Orlando was scholarship fund to aid Waco State when Anderson was located about stricken bv a slight attack of in- Home graduates attend college or 8 p. m. j fluenza, which forced him to stay in Anderson said he had awakened, bed at his small villa in one of saw the lights and heard the shout- (Rome’s prominent residential quar- ing. He answered their calls and Iters. SICK — Then SEE Dr. Chas. C. I *| Lemly dtoJr Chiropractic Health Service to Central Texans since 1915. Hoop*, A. H.: f-lt Week Days. Hour*. P. M.: J4 Toe«. -Thar*. NI*M Hoar»: S-7 Mon.. Hed.. rri. 1307 Columbus — Oial 3-3161 screamed, the way only the in- stared, clutching at the helping in Two in Critical Condition sane are supposed to scream. But if they did. their cries were muffled by the crackling of burning wood, the hiss of water on leaping flames and the shouts of firemen. Fourteen women and children In a few weeks the children j ¡'‘.‘¡fAJ" under 16 years of as;e on the too l j three firemen floor of .the three-story building "xh^se^S ho ‘ Hved. who perhaps had never known horror like this even in their twisted minds, sat dumbly or lay quietly on the floor. The scene was the hospital kitchen, turned into a receiving room for both the living and the dead. Most of them, miraculously alive after the flames engulfed the 56- vear-old building, had been carried down a tight spiral stairs tower when the firemen and volunteers were to have been removed to a ‘Vampire’ Who Craved Blood, Flesh Jailed MANILA, Nov. 28—UP—A 27- year-old woman, reported to have attacked people to eat their flesh and suck their blood, has been jailed in Lucena In Iloilo province, it was disclosed Thursday. Estelita Florencio, the alleged vampire, wa* arrested in Lucena after she attacked first an old woman and then a child. She Is charged with frustrated murder and causing serious physical injuries. Eighty-year-old Maria Sobremis- ana complained to police that Estilita had bitten off a portion of her arm. After attacking the old woman. Estelita allegedly grabbed a small boy playing in a railroad station. She bumped his head on the concrete floor, then lifted him biting his face and body and drinking the blood flowing from the wounds. A crowd rescued the child and seized Estelita. The story was told bv Martin Sollesta, mayor of Lucena. During the investigation. Sollesta said. Estelita swallowed the flesh bitten off the old woman and exclaimed “it was delicious.’* He added Estelita confessed she craved human flesh and hlood. The Lucena mayor said Estelita also confessed having attacked other persons in Capiz and Iloilo towns to satisfy her vampire urge. She said, according to the mavor. that the urge comes to her period- y ally and she find* her craving lor flesh and blood "irresistible.” While in Roxas city jail, she was said to have begged for human nlood so piteously that a policeman pricked his arm and let her suck a little of his blood. hands of those who brought them out. The eyes of still others were closed and there was no sound. A fire rescue squad saved some of these to laugh and cry again. But six others were carried out on stretchers. The blankets were over their heads. On the third floor of Building No. 4. two bodies lay on a table. Another, of a girl possibly 15 years old. lay on a litter on the floor. A doctor, with trench coat buttoned to his throat, examined the bodies, raising the eyelids. He said nothing but passed on. We knotted handkerchiefs about our faces. It helped us to breathe, but because of the smoke we could hardly see. We had seen enough. place them in jobs. Gordon Rose and Ed Newman of Waco were named co-chairmen of the scholar- _ _________ ship committee. Other members ’ was first located by his father-in-1 He was reported to have suf- law. Ifered a slight heart attack Wednes- Yokum said Anderson told them, day. His condition deteriorated are Mrs. Loyee Warren of Waco. J. T. Wilkinson of West and Johnny Wilson, president of the senior class at the home. The championship square dancers of the home entertained the guests. The next meeting of the organization will be held the third Saturday in May and will be the first of annual homecomings planned by the group. he had climbed that 20-foot bank and was so “addled” and frozen that he didn’t know what to do. Anderson spotted a Negro farm house 2,000 yards away and broke in when he found no one at home. He wrapped himself in the blankets of the bed and as soon as he got warm, he fell asleep. He woke up in time to end the iearch at 8 p. m. rapidly. Wednesday night a cerebral hemorrhage plunged him into a temporary coma. In the neace conference after World War I, Orlando was bracketed with Woodrow Wilson. Georees Clemenceau of France and David Lloyd George of Britain. He thought his three colleagues treated Italy b^dly, and again after the second world war he charged that the peace treaty gave his nation worse than it deserved. PRESTONE ” ANTIFREEZE You’re SET • You’re SAFE • You’re SURE GET YOURS T0DAYI Burn \ictim ‘Improved’ # Mrs. John F. Provence, 2120 Me-1 Stamford Resident Dies Ferrin Avenue, was reported “very STAMFORD, Nov. 27 (.*)— Rob- nr«-,-- r1*» . r* much improved” at Hillcrest Hos- ert Collie Shelton, 50, partner in 1 exas ViltV t.ops t^Ult piatl late Thursday night. She was i the Stamford Prodce Co., who burned badly on the arms and legs Monday night when a kerosene stove exploded at her husband’s service station on the McGregor Highway. had served ten years as president of the Stamford school board, died today of a heart attack. Funeral services will be held here tomoror- row. TEXAS CITY, Nov. 27 <**_Three more members of the Texas Citv police force resigned this week, bringing to 11 the number who have quit within the last few weeks. Doctor Says He'll Keep Working on ‘Cancer Drug* CHICAGO, Nov. 27—UP—Dr. Andrew- C. Ivy, world famed phvsi- ologist and central figure in the controversy over the “cancer drue’ Krebiozen said Thursday night that he intends to continue his work with the substance. th ^ v' head of the University of Illinois medical and dental schools. Ihe university’s president. George D. Stoddard has forbidden anv member of the school’s staff to continue work with the drug. TROOPS CONTINUED FROM PAGE ONE night The reds rushed supplies and nien to the front without hindrance from Allied night bombers that so far this month have knocked out a near-record 2.606 enemv trucks. As the sun broke through the ciouds at dawn Fridav, Allied warplanes roared into North Korea after 24-hours on the ground due to heavy cloud layers and fog. The winding 155-mile battlefront was almost as quite during the night as the silmt fog that settled ever th. shell-battered hill positions The western front reported no contact at all during the night. The Chinese, hopping from their honeycomb of caves and tunnels at the northern end or the ridge, sprung a 200-man assault against the South Koreans early Thursday, trying three times to gain a stronger foot-hold on the strategic height. They failed. t'mted Press staff correspondent \ ictor Kendrick reported at 11 p.m. •8.00 a.m. est) that it was “verv quiet” at Sniper, as an ominous lull again settled along the 155-mile front. 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