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TUESDAY EVENING, JANUARY 22, 1985 .Tflfe PAMfA DAtti* PampS, PAGE FIVti TWO GANGSTERS REtURN TO DIE IN'HOT SQUAT' Richmond Again Is Host to Legenza And Mais RICHMOND, Va., Jan. 22 <yp)— Two h;>f;Rr.rd. pasty-faced gangsters— Rob irt Mnis and Walter Legenza came back to Richmond today to die In the electric chair for the murder of E. M. Huband, federal reserve bank truck driver. Legenza, on a stretcher, both legs broken; the emaciated Mais, his right eye blackened, came back prisoners to the city from which several months ago they shot their way to freedom. Guarded by 10 federal agents, armed with machine guns and tear gas, tne tri-state gangsters came in on the Havana special of the Atlantic CoasS line railroad and were whisked away in an ambulance and a police car to their death cells in the state penitentiary. Soon — probably early next month—these two gangsters, accused of a multitude of crimes in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Washington, and Virginia, will die in the electric chair. Ten minutes after they were placed In police cars at Broad street station, the gangsters arrived at the state penitentiary where they were delivered to Supt. Rice M. Youell. First came Mais, nervous, haggard, weighing 20 pounds less than he did when he shot his way to freedom and still carrying In his body six bullets tha f . police shot Into him before his trial in Richmond. Three federal men, one pointing a machine gun at him, escorted the prisoner into the penitentiary. He limped down the echoing hallway, legs In Irons, his hands cuffed. Behind him came Legenza on a stretcher. His face was pasty under the prison lights. He drew his pink and white striped blanket close to his chin. Inside the foyer, the procession halted while guards procured keys to the death cell. Even inside the penitentiary police never relaxed their vigilance. A menacing machine gun was trained on the men and other armed' agents watched them closely. Japanese Ship Drifts; Liner Rescues 45 Men SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 22. Wilts crew of 45 men saved in a dramatic North Pacific rescue, the sinking Japanese freighter Hoku- men Maru was a "ghost-ship" today, drifting 200 miles off the Washington coast. The coast guard cutter Chelan put ,out from .Seattle and was expected to reach the abandoned ship for inspection some time time during the day. Details of the rescue by the mail liner President Jackson were meager, but messages from Captain M. M. Jensen, master of the American ship, brought the assumption by shipping men that the freighter's deck load of logs had shifted. The stricken 4,000-ton craft listed sharply. Messages picked up by Globe wireless here told of rough seas that temporarily balked the rescue. • The President Jackson maneuvered into position and as the sea quieted, mode the transfer in lifeboats in less than two hours. It was due in Seattle today. The Hokuman Maru was en route from Vancouver, B. C., to Osaka. BIRTHDAY POSTER GIRL PRAISED BY CHRISTY "typical of American Youth," Says Artist of Miss Ford. Winner of Prizes and Model for 1935 PaintinR. (Continued from cage 1.) senate bill to re-district the state has been introduced. Mr. Worley's appointments on the two ma.lor committees—oil and gas and. insurance—was rather unexpected after the defeat of Rep. Bob Calvert, for speaker of the house by Rep. Coke Stevenson. The Panhandle representative supported Mr. Calvert, as did Governor Allred. Recent dispatches from Austin have stated that the-governor and the speaker "buried the hatchet" in a love feast directly after the election of Mr. Stevenson, and that the latter would be fair to the chief executive's proposed legislation. ' The Panhandle is probably more interested in what the legislature is going to do about the sour gas controversy than in any other legislative issue. A project for taking care of unemployed youth in 'Sweden, similar to the civilian conservation corps in the United States, has been announced by the Swedish government's unemployment commission. The average freshman at j;he University of Vermont, is 18.96 years old, weighs 1-14.91 pounds and is 5 feet 7V6 inches tall. READ THE CLASSIFIEDS AND WHEN YOU HAVE SOMETHING TO SELL, RENT, TRADE, LOST, FOUND, —USE THEM! New York, N. Y., (Special) — The linroic woman who Is the center figure in Howard Chandler Christy's 19:55 poster for the Itlrtlulay Hall fur thfi President Is actually a Iini>|>y-E<)-lueky girl In rr.'ul life, nion* given to wln- niiiK medals for swimming and oralory tliun lo posing. This lias bnon revealed lir-rn by Mr. CliriKty. for whom (he girl in question, Miss lOllse Ford ot Mountain View, N. .1., has posed in making dozens of inspirational posters. Alt hough only in, she has worked with I lie artist for more than four years. Slip is thn holder of Ilirec gold inndnlR as well ns Ilirpp silver and two liroii!!!!, won in speaking. Kwim- inIng and riinning competitions as n student of Moiilclulr (N. .1.) High Kdiool. Today slie is studying nufnlfiig and Mr. Christy himself Is responsible for thn Mtale.menl thnl. she has umisunl liiinnt. As n model, Miss Ford is fn- nilliar to the American public through scorns of Christy posters painted In the Inst few years. She was the center figure in such famous ones as those painted by Mr. Christy for the Victory Ball, the Lambs' Club St. Patrick's Hay dinner, the Hall for the United States Fleet and the. 103-1 Birthday Ball for the President. Mr.'Christy describes her ns "NO typical of American youth that she was ideal for the poster I had in mind." "To protect youth ot the type she so admirably represents from the scourge of Infantile paralysis," he adds, "is the object of the millions who will have part In the 1935 Birthday Ball for the President. It was to forward the worthy cause behind these parties that I painted the poster. Other The city of Norfolk, Va., began the New Year clear of debt, having paid $2,500,000 in current Indebtedness since January 1, 1934. According-' to official estimates, 25,000 workers were employed in the coal and ore mining industries in the Birmingham section of Alabama at the beginning of 1935. Klise Poi-il, I he tO-year-old xvlio posed fin- Howard (.'handle Cln-isly's posO'i- for the 19.1:5 Jiirlliilii.Y Hull for the President, Is typical of (he American youth \vlio will he protected liy the funds rnlscd through the 5(100 pnrlles for the I'l'CKldciK which Hill be held .Inn. .loili tlii-ougli- out the nation. Money will be used to light Infantile pnn-.ly.sls. The picture above IK a detail of (he pos(er, showing Miss Ford, Moi-e (ban ."SO.OOO copies of (lie (minting wci-c released to nil-til- dny Hall cliali'itien this week. Americans, In supporting the same cause to their fullest abll Hy, will be Insuring the clilldret and youth of the nation against the growing menace of the dis ease." More than 50,000 copies 01 the Christy poster have been re leased to 5GOO American com munitles which will hold a Birth' day Ball on the night of Jan. 30th, B3rd anniversary of the President. The soviet "Tirdber Trust" fulfilled its 1934 program on December 10 when the last of 1,378 steamers carrying wood products left Leningrad for foreign .ports. The division of natural resources of the University of Texas recently commemorated its twenty- fifth anniversary. SUB-FREEZING PREVAILS OVER ALL OF TEXAS Death List Stands at Six; Mercury Is Climbing (liy Tllf Asaoriutnl Prosn.) Sub - freezing weather prevailed over all of Texas this morning, tl^e temperature even falling to 26 as far south as Brownsville in the lower Rio Grande valley, but the mercury was beginning to climb in the northern part of the state and aoateirent of the cold wave was in sight. The death list so far stood at six. Thermometer readings In the northern section of Texas generally ranged higher than the extreme lows cf yesterday, while in south Texas the mercury sagged considerably be- Icw yes'erday's levels. The low yesterday at Amarillo was 2 below zero, while today the minimum was 18 above. The low at Brownsville yesterday was 42 above; while today It was only 20 degrees—six below the freezing point. Farmers expected heavy crop damage over the state to result from the Z-day period of low temperatures—the coldest since February, 1933. Many cattle and sheep also were believed lost. Minimum temperatures this moming: Amarillo, 18; Abilene, 18; Palestine, 12; Dflllas, 11.4; San Antonio, 20; Austin, 20; Del Rio, 20; El Paso, 22; Port Arthur, 18; Houston, 18; Galveston, 20; Corpus Christl, 26; Brownsville, 26; Paris, 8; San Angelo, 15; Lubbock, 12; CorBicana, 12; Lcngview, 12; Beaumont, 18.5; Galveston, 19; Fort Worth, 13. A bright sun was shining in the Panhandle and all of the rest of the sfate was clear except at Port Arthur and Corpus Christ! along the gulf coast, where it was partly cloudy. The weather bureau reported the high pressure area responsible for the violent drop in Texas temperatures was moving out of the state and warmer weather was in Immediate prospect. Near a ditch in the business district at Robstown was found the body of Cleofas Flores, 35, dead from exposure. Apparently he fell into the ditch, was injured and at- tempted to crawl to warmth and shelter. C. E. Nichols, 52, of Irving, a small community near Dallas, dropped dead while drinking a cup of coffee soon after reaching his home following several hours work in the cold. Physicians said a heart attack, following pxertlon and exposure.-caused his death. George Brooks, Instructor at the Texas school for deaf, dropped dead on an Austin street of heart disease, apparently accentuated by the sudden change In the weather. Two negroes, Ada Peeples, 45, of San Angelo and Joe Dilworth, 57, of Kerrville, died from exposure. The automobile in which Walter Schultz, 35, Ellis county farmer, rode, skidded off an icy highway and plunged into the Village creek near Ennis. He drowned. His companion, Charles Elleven, freed himself from the wreckage. The recently completed El Capl- tan dam near San Diego, Cal., is regarded as the largest rock and earth dam ever constructed. It is 225 feet high, 1,300 feet long and about a quarter of a mile thick at the base. Five hundred thousand pounds of grass seed, purchased in Kentucky, have been sent to Baltimore by the FRSC for beautification work. A total of 1,289 vessels were fum. igated at United States ports to tree them of disease or rats in the last fiscal year. FERA predatory animal hunters in Utah have obtained more than 1,150 pelts of animals since September, and are estimated to have saved cattle and sheep men more than $100,000 from loss of stock. Their kill included 12 mountain lions. C. W. Batson of Roxana visited In the city last night. Cardui for Certain Pains "Several years ago, I suffered quite a lot at menstruation time," Writes Mrs. Oscar Branan, o£ Vicksburg, Miss. "I took Cardui and I believe it stopped aJl this trouble. Last year, I felt the need of Cardui again, for pains in my head and back at my menstruation period. I went back to Car. dui. Now I do not suffer. I feel just fine and can go ahead with my work as at other times. I feel that any time I spend money for Cardui I am getting value received." Thousands of women testify Cardui benefited them. If it does not benefit YOU, consult a physician. The Little Harvester Vol. 4 PAMPA HIGH SCHOOL, JANUARY 82, 1935. No. 18 THE STAFF Editor-in-chief.. .Jim Bob Johnson Managing editor George Lane News editor Mildred Tolbert Sports editor Otto RJoe Society editor...Ella Faye O'Kecfe Humor editor BHlie Bratton Faculty adviser .Fannie May Reporters: Albert Austin, Minnie Dittmeycr, Leslie Holley, Elsie Johnson, Lcrcy Johnson, Blanche McMillen, Lillian Rice, Virginia Roberts, Pauline Stewart, Madge Tiemann. NOTABLE NOTHINGS OF P. H. S. By the Nimble Nit-Wits Vegetable Love Do you carrot all for me, With my radish hair and turnip nose? My love is as soft as a squash for you Why I'm as strong as an onion for you. If we cantaloupe, then' letfcuca marry. For I know weed make a peach of a pear. —Anonymous. Snooper thinks that Miss McFarlin's bookkeeping- class should have their picture in the annual. None of the students flunked any of their classes. Jean: Let's do the Continental. Monroe: How do you do it? Jean: Kiss while you are dancing. Mone: But I can't dance. Jean: Who gives a continental? Snooper heaved a sigh of relief as \te finished his exams last week, but it turned into a groan yesterday when he received his report cards. Bill Haner's curse on his enemies is that they should live to be a hundreds years old and have epileptic fits every 15 minutes. Snooper hopes Bill likes him. Snooper noticed Chester Uunka- pillur receiving hearty congratulations on his fifteenth birthday at neon yesterday. Edward Scott's amusing new pastime is punching window panes out. Snooper wonders why Miss Schul- key called Eldred. Pierce. Eldred Jones. Lois Certain likes variety. For instance, she wears shoes that don't match. Make a note of that, gals. Snooper wonders how many students were red in the face yesterday morning on account of the cold. .. Bear up, girls! Mickey Ledrick is in love. Nadino was discussing later life with her sweetie: Bert, will you still love mo when I'm old and gray? Bert: Why sure, honey, haven't I loved you thru six colors already? Valerie Austin: How does your mother like the new doctor? Minnie Archer: She thinks he is duckey. Valerie: How do you know? Minnie: Well, she said he was a "quack." BEN GUILL JUDGES PLAYS IN FORT WORTH CONTEST Ben Guill spent last week-end in Fort Worth, where he served as critic judge In a city-wide one-act play contest. Mr. Guill coached the play which won the state contest last year. He was accompanied, by E. N. Dennard. : Plainview Bull- Dogs to Invade City Saturday The Plainview Bulldogs will t>lay the Harvesters here Saturday night. The Harvesters are still weakened by sickness of two regulars and several subs. The playing of Mayse Nash has been outstanding in the past few games, and he will probablv team with Stokes Green at forward against Plainview. Edward Scott, regular, is still suffering with a bad cold but will probably get the call at guard. No game has bsen scheduled for Friday night but there will likely be one. Sickness hampered the Harvesters' playing and spelled defeat for them in a hard fought basket game against the fast Sandie quintet at Amarillo last Thursday night. The Sandies won 21-27. The Tell team, led by the tall Osborn brothers, fell before the Harvesters 14-27 last Friday night. The same evening the Gorillas lost a game to Follett. Borger's scrapping Bulldogs played here Saturday night and in the most thrilling game of the season lost to the Harvesters 20-24. In preliminary games the Fee-Wees defeated a quintet of Midgets from LeFors. Immediately following this the Haryesterettes fell before the Borgsr girls' team. The Miller If you think football is the only thing Pampans get enthusiastic about, you should come to some of the basketball games that are being played at the gymnasium and find out how badly mistaken you were. Saturday night, when the Harvesters played Borger, the crowd was in an uproar, and most of the spectators were standing during the closing minutes of the game. Attend. You'll like it. Basketball is a fast and exciting sport. The only thing that keeps the current games from being thoroughly enjoyable is the occasional booing that emanates from some of the rooters. Although such things may be old- fashioned and unnecessary, it looks good to see a team go into a huddle and give a yell for the other side after a game. •»Band-Pep Squad to Have Banquet Soon A band-pep squad banquet sponsored by the PTA will be held Thursday evening. Jan. 31, at 7 o'clock in the cafeteria, according to Mr. Sone. About 200 persons are expected to be present, including 150 pep squad girls, 35 band members, sponsors of the two organizations, and PTA representatives. The athletic association has donated $^0 for the banquet. The PTA will furnish the program or the evening. YOU mm- The Harvesters have new basketball suits? They are made of white satin. Mrs. Lou Roberts, registrar, is ill with the flu? The seniors cleared over $300 on the class play? Mr. Sone has been ill with the flu? Seniors should remember to pay their class dues to Ella Faye O'Keefe. Mrs. Carl Perriman, the former Miss Arless O'Keefe, high school English . teacher, visited here over the week-end? Lena Wigginton, who attended school here last year, has enrolled again? Miss Schulkey's geography class is going to be interesting? Local F. F. A. boys won a total of about $50' on birds they entered in the poultry show held here recently? Gorillas Will Enter Canadian Tourney Coach Harry Kelley's Gorillas will play in the Canadian invitation tournament Friday and Saturday. This will be one of the outstanding tournaments of the year, according to advance . notices. Thirty-two teams will be entered. Twenty awards will be made. Awards will be given to first and second place teams, to the best boy sport, and to the best girl sport. Gold basketballs will be awarded to each member of the all star teams, to the coach of the boys' team and to the coach of the girls' team selected as the best coached teams in the tournament. A trophy will also be presented to the most attractive girl basketball player. It is possible that the Harvester- ettes will enter this tournament also. The Harvesters have games scheduled at home for those dates. ^ FFA Judging Team Placed Third at McLean Saturday Pampa's F. F. A. poultry judging team placed third in a contest at McLean last Saturday. Perryton won first place, with Tulia coming- out second. Miami, Claude, and Sayre, Okla., also took part in the meet. Ivan Noblitt, alternate, judged with Pampa's team as two of the regulars were unable to make the trip. The local teams are invited to take part in a poultry and grain- judging contest at Tulia Saturday. .«. Interesting Talks Will Be Given for Assembly Program In assembly tomorrow. Mr. Dennard will explain how our governor is elected, and another speaker, whose name has not been announced will talk on the inauguration of Governor Allred. • Songs will be sung by the entire school, and the band will play. Seniors Requested To Be at Meeting Thursday Evening Principal L. L. Sone requests that all seniors be present in the gymnasium Thursday evening at exactly 7:30 o'clock for a PTA meeting to dscuss senior activities for the remainder of the year. He promises that the meeting will be dismissed at 8:45, in time for bank night. The purpose of the meeting is to give the PTA a chance to help the seniors with their activities for the rest of this school year and with their plans for the future. Between now and Thursday the seniors will be asked to fill out a questionaire. Problems raised by this questionaire will be discussed in this get together meetng of parents, teachers, and students. The program for the evening will be in charge of E. N. Dennard. Many New Books Added to Library Books written by a wide variety cf authors have been added to the Pampa high school library recently. Among new books are the following: Rogers—"Journalistic Vocation." Boughner—''Women in Journalism." Cades—"Good Looks for Girls." Landers—"Handbooks for Girls." Ferris—"This Happened to Me." Fechet—"Flying." Byrd—'"Little America." Owens—"South of the Sun." Breshkowsky—"Little Grandmother of the Russian Revolution." Bianchi "Life and Letters of Emily Dickinson." Leacock—"Charles Dickens." Rourke—"Davy Crockett." Burbank—"The Harvest 'of the Years." Lagerlof—"Memories of My Childhood." Hamilton—"Handicraft for Girls." Cox—"Folksongs of the South." Elson—J"National Music of America." Hartman—"These United States." Library Assistants Plan Term's Work A meting of the library assistants was held in the library at noon today with Minnie Dittmeyer acting as chairman. Plans concerning their work for this semester were discussed. Miss Ruth Siddons talked on the duties of library • assistants and ideals for them to work toward in the library. Special duties were assigned to each girl. Meetings will be held once a week on a day deemed favorable by the chairman. The following girls are assisting in the library: Paloma Cox, Dorothy Decker, Mary Douglas, Mattie Lee Clay, Edith Beckham, Faye Stokes, Minnie Dittmeyer, Claudine Sivils Pearl Bibens, Mary Crocker, Frances Coffey, and Melba Ivey. Mises Siddon would l(ke one other assistant the first hour. 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