The Baytown Sun from Baytown, Texas on January 14, 1954 · Page 4
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The Baytown Sun from Baytown, Texas · Page 4

Baytown, Texas
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Thursday, January 14, 1954
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4— THE BAYTOWN SUN, THURSDAY, JANUARYS, 1954 Purple Cows?. . , $1,000 Saucer . LANCASTER, Pa- — UP- Lan- SYRACUSE, N. Y. -UP- Mrs. caster County judges sent four Florence Cohen is suing a ciepart- teen-agers—two girls and two boys mpnt store here for $1,000. Claims —to county homes and prisons for she was struck by a "flying saucer painting two cows as'a prank. set in motion by a store employe. Square Dqnce Gppfis Ftms : Even English Hop To 'Chicken Reel' SAVE UP TO $18.00! Install Your Own Coders All-Aluminum Door Canopy Prices Slashed For This Sale! CHILDERS Aluminum :::.?:, Door Canopies / Complete f. Protection $2995 flDVt BtlS! D IN LIFE JM vr-i. 41 r i***- ^ — ~ r . Th* -«tlrb«ivt lew-cetl wey to protect your doorways from sleet and snow is this . new Childer*' Aluminum Door Canopy. Helps keep slippery, (ian-remus ice from forming on your steps. Save installation costs, install your own with just a screwdriver it ml a pair of pliers! Limited Time Only * Beautiful Styling (hot hcrmo* niitl with th> lino of mnf horn*. « Pointid ky « iptciol praetii to Hoy ntw (asking for yian. • Evtry Childtri Awning and Daer Canopy li fully fuaron* tud. Buy Now on Easy Termi • Immediate delivery! YOU CAN EASILY INSTALL IN 20 MINUTES! GULF COAST VENETIAN BLIND CO. 458 N. Market Wooiter Phone 5064 By LEO AXDEUSOX United Press Staff Correspondent CARTERAaLLE, 111.. Jan. 14 (IP) —Being a "square"—square dancer, that .is—is becoming more and more fashionable all over the nation- A southern Illinois square dance expert, Joe Haase, 44, of Carterville, said that city dwellers began taking an interest in the square dance about 20 years ago and in- Why Hong Kong Has Noon Salute HONG KONG, Jan. 14—(IP)— A British shipping firm does public penance every day for giving its founder a 21-gun salute more than 100 years ago. In the 1850's, Jardine-Matheson company decided it would So all out in welcoming to Hong Kong the head of the firm. So it fired a 21- gun saJute from a battered old cannon perched atop a mountain on the island as Jardine's ship sailed into port. The Royal Navy was critical. Twenty-one gun salutes are for monarchs and heads of state, not for a shipping magnate, it said. So the Navy sentenced the company to this perpetual penance: "Since you like to fire your cannon so much, you can fire it every day, but just one round, at noon." Came World War II, and the cannon just fell apart from nonuse. Jardine-Matheson was gleeful —no cannon, no noon round. But the Navy wasn't going to let the firm get .away with that. It gave Jardine-Matheson a- brand- new cannon- So to this day, sharply at noon, a single burst of cannon fire' resounds through Hong Kong. tcrest throughout the nation has grown steadily ever since. He estimated 1,000,000 parsons have taken up' square dancing. Haase is one of the few, profes-. sional square dance teachers in the nation, even though—as he said— "two years'ago I didn't know my right foot from my left." ' He has .helped make southern Illinois an important center in the square dance revival and estimates he has taught '-several hundred" persons their "do-si-do's" and "promenades." Haas said the square dance fevor even has spread , to Britain, where there are two record companies making square dance record*. In the United States, he said, there are at least 35 companies cutting thousands of records yearly for square dancers. The popular songs of early America still are the favorites among . square dancers, Haase said. Three of the top favorites he said, are "Turkey in the Straw," "The Arkansas Traveler" and "The Chicken Reel." . Haase said many of the boisterous yet graceful square dances are. variations of European folk dances, but the "caller," who shouts out the figures for the dancers to follow, is strictly an American development. Haase predicted a solid future for square, dancing, because "it's so much fun and it mixes persons of all ages and all walks of life." "It's really democratic," he said. Cleared Conscience HAVERHTLL, Mass. — UP — Twelve years after he was fined for drunken driving, ohn Jablonka appeared unes^pectedly in district court and paid liie J50 assessment. . He explained that he had decided to "square up." Humble Promotes A. T. Watson To Senior Chemist The promotion of A. T- Watson to the rank of senior research chemist in research and development division has been announced by Humble Oil and Refining Co. A native of Spartanburg, S. C., Dr. Watson was awarded the B. S. degree in chemistry at Wofford college in 1943. After serving as a lieutenant in the infantry for four years during World War II, he enrolled at Vanderbiit university where he received the PhD degree in 1949. Dr. Watson joined research and development division at Baytown immediately. iipon graduation, where his initial assignments involved physical analytical research. More recently he has been assigned to process development studies in certain absorption processes. As a senior research chemist, he will be studying the physical chemistry of petroleum refining processes so that laboratory and pilot unit data can be used to prepare accurate plant designs. Dr. and Mrs. Watson with their two children live in Baytown at 106 Live Oak Street Father And Son Have Spanned U.S. History MONT CARMEL, 111., Jan. 14— (IP!—Two generations—father and son—have spanned the' histo-.-y of the United States. And the- son still is living. .He is .Charles E. .Bonham, 84, Mount Carmel, whose father, a War of 1812 veteran, was'SO when Bonham was born. , "My father and I could have shaken hands,with every U. S- president from Washington to Eisenhower," Bonham said. Thijs Is For Kids ROCHESTER, N. Y., Jan. 14-W! — This is for kids—but don't go away, Pop. There is a model railroad layout here that can be operated by 64 youngsters at one time. Perfectly scaled passeger and freight trains roar through miniature cities suburbs and countryside and around snow-covered mountains. Cars are switched, uncoupled and unloaded and bridges lift. ; ; The layout is all automatically operated by junior engineers appropriately clad in, blue denim caps and jackets that, mark the professional railroader. Their work, on diesels and steam, is conducted seriously from behind 'a maze of complex controls. . The system is the idea of FBI- trained Capt. Henry Jensen, upstate director of the New. York City Youth League. Jenson, who worked on models in his FBI training, decided youngsters would benefit in straight thinking, careful planning and teamwork by such' a. railroad plan. >..--. The road is divided into 1 four "tableaus." Sixteen lads are in charge of each .setup, SO me engineers, some switchmen and,others handling machinery and coupling- Jobs are rotated daily so everyone has a chance at each position. SAVE 36 MODERN BY KROEHLEK KM Get: PAIR OF KROEHLER 'SMARTSET' HALF SOFAS ••. *- '.."•./ • LIMED OAK CORNER TABLE • PAIR OF BEAUTIFUL TABLE LAMPS • LIMED OAK COCKTAIL TABLE • LIMED OAK LAMP TABLE BEAUTIFUL PIECES! 231 VALUE! ONLY 195 00 NOW you can omfoy the smart modern living room you've always wanted with this beautiful grouping of 7 "most in demand" pieces. Modern and casual in mood . . . carefully selected to give you a truly remarkable value. You get a pair of Kroehler "Smartset" Half Sofas, limed oak corner table, pair of beautiful table lamps, limed oak cocktail table, limed oak lamp table. It's the smartest buy of the year! Village Finally Removes Signal FREDERICKSBURG, O., Jan-: 14 —:UPI—A single traffic light has certainly; caused this village of 517 a lot of trouble. Three, years • ago;-.the. signal was purchased and put .up at the intersection of Clay and Mill Streets. - A state survey of traffic -conditions was made to determine, how the light should be set. Later a second check was made and a change, in the rcd-and-green set•tings was 1 ordered, , .'. : Council, decided it was toy expensive to have the light readjusted every few months, so it was, set to amber as a .permanent caution signal. ' , ' ; , That didn't end it, however, because residents in the area complained that the regularly flickering signal interfered with radio and television reception.. . : , That .did it! Council: decided the light just .wasn't worth all the bother and ordered it removed. Deputy Fanner .'''•• MARION", . III. .—UP— .Deputy Sheriff Charles Edwards acquired several new duties. When Mack Ferges, farmer,, got involved in 'jury duty. Edwards went to Ferges' farm, milked nine cows and fed the cattle, and , horses. Civil Craft Set Record WASHINGTON, Jan. 14 —(ITI— America's fleet of civil noh-alrline planes flew over 8,000,000- hours in 1952—the : equivalent of more than 900 years of. flying. Business flying 'by 'an;estimated 10,000 corporate and business air- • craft • accounted for 38.2 per cent of all hours flown, by general aviation during 1952, with, a total of 3,000,000 hours, according to. , Planes, oficial, publication of Air-' ' craft Industries Association. . These 'business aircraft range . from light single-engine utility airplanes to fhe largest transports, equipped with the most modern', instruments and . electronic 'aids available. Commercial agricultural planes, used for dusting, spraying .and similar crop.control activities,- flew 707,000- hours during the year. •And industrial flying— such . as pipe-line, patrol, surveying and aerial advertising — increased by, 31.5 per cent over the previous year, .for ,a total of 315,000-hours. The biggest increase in general flying -i- more than 50 per .cent greater than in 1951 — was registered in the miscellaneous category which includes such:activities' as testing, experimental flying,' ferrying,.and Civil-Air Patrol operations. The amount'of flying done .by.this- group rose from a 1951 figure-of 135,000 hours to 203,000 hours last year. HANK'S SUPERETTE MARKET 2205 W. MAIN PHONE 6232 SPECIALS FOR THURS.-m - SAT.. 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