Abilene Reporter-News from Abilene, Texas on January 31, 1935 · Page 7
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Abilene Reporter-News from Abilene, Texas · Page 7

Abilene, Texas
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Thursday, January 31, 1935
Page 7
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Thurs'day Morning January 31, 1935, THE ABILENE MORNING NEWS PAGE SEVtK Services For Prominent Civic Worker Held At Winters Special to The News WINTERS,*Tan. 30.--Funeral rites /or Mrs, Mary C. Blair, 65, prominent civic worker here, were conducted from the Spill funeral home here at 12:30 Wednesday, with Rev. J. W. Sharbutt, Methodist minister, Officiating: Mrs. Blair, who has been in declining health since sustaining a severe hip injury more than a year ago, died at the home here of a daughter, Mrs. Lyle Deffebach, late Tuesday. She had been confined to her bed for the last two months. The body was conveyed to Abilene and there placed aboard an afternoon train to be sent to Buffalo, Kan., Mrs. Blair's former. home. Burial rites will be held there Friday, with interment following in a- Buffalo cemetery. Mrs. Blair was an active member of the Order of Eastern Star, auxiliary to the American Legion, Order of Gold Star Mothers, and Methodist church here. Since moving to Winters in 1924, she had made two trips to Europe, the last in 1929 as a Gold St£r mother. Mrs. Blair, the former Mary C. joulton, was born February 17, 1869, Columbus City, Ohio. She was .reared and married to W. T. Blair in Ohio. Later she moved to Chicago, HI., and Buffalo, Kan., where her husband died in May, 1915. Preceding her removal to Winters, she served first as a postmistress in Ohio and then as a sorority house mother at Baker and Baldwin university in Kansas. B e s i d e s Mrs. Deffebach, two children survive. They are Mrs. E. J, Wiss of Troup and J. Scott Blair of Ranger. Mr. Deffeba-ch is cashier of the First National bank here. * i * Mrs. N, B. Singletary and her daughter, Miss Georgia Singletary, went to Winters yesterday to attend funeral rites for Mrs. Man- c. Blair. Mrs. Singletary, who until recently lived at Ballinger, was Mrs. Blair's companion in 1929 when the two made a Gold Star Mothers pilgrimage to France. · · .Helps PREVENT many colds Mayor E. P. Bunkley is shown shoveling the first dirt from the site where the new reservoir will be built in Stamford's city water project, a $155,000 PWA job. Bellow is a scene of the Lake Penick dam. WORK BEGUN ON STAMFORD CITY WATER IMPROVEMENT JUST A FEW DROPS UP EACH NOSTRIL STAMFORD, Jan. 30.--Construction on Stamford's $155,000 city water project was started formally yesterday, when Mayor E. P. Bunkley lifted the first shovelful of dirt j from the site where the new reser- J voir will be built. Members of the i city council joined in the ceremony, I and work on the PWA project was underway. Cleburne Huston. C. P. Upshaw and Roy Arledge members of the city council; Grady Bowdry. city manager; Torn Upshaw, president of the Stamford Rotary Club and S. W. Ground, president of the Exchange Club, with good representations of the two service clubs and a number of other Stamford business men composed the group xf about 100 who witnessed the ceremony. Among the group were three of Stamford's former mayors, Torn Upshaw, Warren B. Tayman and J. K. Brady. No formal program had been arranged. Project Explained \ W. L. Powell of Dallas, .representing the engineering firm of Powell and Powell, explained the layout of the reservoir and the treating plant. The ceremony was held on the Clear Fork of true Brazos river. 15 miles east of Stamford.' near the town of Lueders, where i Stamford's water supply is located. The present system was constructed in 1918-19 and additions were made in 1921. The present water supply is ample in quantity. The* project is designed to improve the quality and give a soft, pure water for city use. The improvements will consist principally of a flood water storage basin and a water softening and purification plant adjacent to the Lake Penick dam; the laying of one mile of water main by passing the long settling basin near Avoca and construction of a steel reservoir near the East Stamford pump station for storage of treated water. A salt water well will be drilled to save the cost of salt for use in the treating plant. Stamford PWA The plan is to -catch and conserve the flood waters, which are not so highly concentrated with gypsum and to soften and to purify this water. The stream water is heavily concentrated with gypsum and other minerals which make it impossible to respond to treatment. Engineers of the state and other cities with similiar water problems are watching the outcome of the Stamford project with a great deal of interest. The Austin Bridge company of 9 SENTENCED IN SWINDLING Men Admit Taking $60,000 From Insurance Firm MUSKOGEE, Okla., Jan. 30. --Nine men, confessed members of a ring which swindled an insurance company of $60,000, was given sen- tenses ranging from probation to five years in prison. Three drew the maximum of five years when Federal Judge Robert L. Williams sentenced them for mulcting the Modern Woodmen of America through collection of claims on fake r'--ths. They were Ewell B. Short, Seminole attorney: Jesse P. Watkin.s former representative of the lodge and Jack Pullerton, farmer living near here. . Ira Carter, former Shawnee policeman was sentenced to four years; L. A. Tittle, Mount Vernon, Texas, thr n c years, and Roy Heathcock, Seminole, 18 months. Bill and Tom Rodey of Drumright and Clifford Morgan, of Riverside,- were placed on probation. Tom Rody replaced the $500 he received in the plot. Morgan said ho received only $21 and Rodey declared he was paid nothing. Sentencing of L. D. Caudle of Lane was continued until March 11 at Ada due to his having been injured in an automobile accident and being unable to appear in court. EX-TEXAN IS FOUND DEAD Buford 0. Brown Was Witness In Lamson Case SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 30.-Death has claimed a witness in the David Lamson case with the suicide of Burford O. Brown, associate professor of ' journalism at Stanford university since 1923. With Mrs. Brown, the professor was one of the first t* enter the Lamson home the day Mrs. Lamtson was found dead in .her bathtub. Their testimony was relied on by the defense in Lamson's forthcoming retrial on charges of murder. Brown's body was found in the family coupe at Saratoga. He had been asphyxiated by exhaust fumes. Deputy Coroner Louis Froven- zano said a note addressed to Mrs. Brown mentioned financial difficulties as the death motive. A wee.k ago, Brown had made a will ar- ranging for payment of bills ana funeral expenses. After graduating from the University of Missouri in 1908, he became connected with several Texas newspapers. At one time he .was bursar of Texas Women's college at Port Worth, where his eldest daughter, Betty, now is a student. In 1912 he was an instructor in the University of Texas at Austin and worked with the Plainview, Texas, Evening Herald. In 1918 he was with the Vernon, Texas, Record and 1920 he was special correspondent for the Wichita Palls Times and the Dallas News. sextet. The groups will sing some religious songs a capella. The men's quartet will go to Ballinger Friday night to sing at the annual chamber of commerce banquet. Tuesday night they furnished entertainment for the Abilene chamber of commerce at the Wooten hotel. Is Sentenced In Counterfeiting A. C. C. Singers to Present Programs Tonight at the city hf^ll the quartet and sextet of Abilene Christian college will sing several groups of songs at a community singing convention, demonstrating both the religious and secular type of music. Director Leonard Burtiord will appear with the organization, playing accompaniments, for several secular numbers by both the quartet and DALLAS, Tex., Jan. 30.--Norman 1 T. Smith, 28, Port Worth, was under sentence of a year and a day in Leavenworth prison today. Sentence was pronounced by Judge W. H. Atwell here yesterday after Smith pleaded guilty to the charge of altering $5 bank notes. He was already under a 25 month sentence imposed by the Harris county court for a similar offense. The sentence was pronounced after Smith's '77-year-old father requested the court to be lenient. The counterfeiting charge, according to the complaint, grew out of a confidence scheme whereby Smith was to alter $5 bills splitting profits with a man who was to put up $3,000 in new bills. The case had been transferred here at Smith's request. OLD NEWSPAPERS FOR SALE 15C BUNDLE Call at Reporter-News Business Office . For Kidney and Bladder Trouble Stop Getting Up Night* Here's one good way to flush harmful waste from kldneye and stop bladder irritation that o^en causes scanty, burning and smarting passage. Ask your druggist for a 35-cent box of Gold Medal Haarlem Oil Capsules--a splendid safe and harra- lesfi diuretic and stimulant for weak kidneys and Irritated bladder. Besides getting up nights, some symptom* o£ kiU.-iiy .trouble are backaches, puffy eyes, les cramps, and moist palms, but be sure to get GOLD MEDAL--it's the genuine medicine for weak kidneys--right from Haarlem In Holland. (adv). ELECTRIC HAND Dallas has the contract for the reservoir and treating plant; the J. Floyd Malcolm^ company of Abilene, the pipe line construction; George Callihan, Albany, the salt water well contract; the Pittsburg-Des Moines Steel company of Dallas, the steel storage tanks and the Layne-Texas company of Houston, the pumping equipment. The city authorized this project in a special election on May 1, 1934, when $126,000 water revenue bonds, secured by water revenues, was approved by an overwhelming majority. The remaining $29.000 completing the proposed expenditure of $155,000. was secured as an outright grant from the public works administration. Final details in the transfer of the funds from the PWA for the project were completed last week. AGED NORTON RANCHER DIES Had Moved To Community Fifty Years Ago BALLINGER, Jan. 30.--Funeral services for Jake Stubberficld, 75, were held at the auditorium of the Norton school Tuesday afternoon, with the Rev. Fender of Arlington officiating. Mr. Stubberfield died at his home at Norton Monday morning at 7:30 after a long illnesr. He came to Runnels county from Hill county fifty years ago, and settled near Norton where he acquired considerable farm and ranch prop- trty. He also owned several tracts of land in the north plains section. He was a charter member of the first Presbyterian church of Norton. Mr, Stubberfield is survived ay his widow and the following children: Mrs. W. T. Cope of Happy; Mrs. Marvin Taylor, Norton; Mrs. Harvey Newsom, Wayside; Mrs. Mildred Cope. Happy; Walter Stubber- fleld. Happy: and Fender Stubberfield, Norton. Pall bearers were Claude Gentry, George Cope, Sam McDonald, Kirk Barrett, Marcus Turner. John Steel, Tom Loller, Fred Williams, and P. B. Gentry- Burial was in the Norton cemetery, under the direction of the Jennings Funeral home of Ballinger. EASIER, SAFER DRIVING... 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TERMPLANE Special and DeLux« 88 or 100 Horsepower *! HUDSOSIX Special Scries 93 or 100 Horsepower *695 anrf up at factory fa cfc»M«| rn^Mt HUDSoSllGHT Special, DeLuxe, Custom 11C or 124 Horsepower $ 76O o*d*p -*f---.r/irrrfni«rfi»«iTih Oowrtght 1KB. HuOion Motor C«r «'· URGES WORLD ICOTTONQUOTA i Roper Would Divide Markets Between Nations ; WASHINGTON, D. C.. Jan. 30.-Creation r* an International board to divide up the world's export markets among the producing and manufacturing nation;- was propos| ed today to a senate committee by Secretary Roper. Roper was testifyinc before the jcnate agriculture cor-.:nlttee after Secretary Wallace bar; told It that restriction of cotton acreage in this | country must continue ;;ntll forcitn j demand for the staple :ncreased. j The commerce secretary proposed i t h a t the international board sUrt i its work with cotton and l a i f r I broaden its scope to other aRricul- I tural and manufacturrr: products. : i He said if the assigmr.cnt of quotas of agricultural anri ^anufact;:'/- ed ftoods were given .^nd thp nations of the earth thro .^h some r^s- uiator- power coulci romoel thr quotas, the question ,-: overproduction and surpluses w liri be wiped out in a very short t:r.r ' HUDSON W TERR API, ANE , H I L L E Y 1157 South First Street. Phone 8759 TIM; I N ON TIVDSON "NEW STAR REV IF." f e a t u r i n g Katr Smith--Every Monday Evrninc .i S:3ft E.S.T., T-Srt C S.T., !:30 M.S. T.. 8:30 P.S.T.--over th*- (olirmbia Proposes Tax On Bachelors OKLAHOMA CH V. 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