Lubbock Evening Journal from Lubbock, Texas on May 27, 1953 · Page 22
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Lubbock Evening Journal from Lubbock, Texas · Page 22

Lubbock, Texas
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Wednesday, May 27, 1953
Page 22
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q, 10. S«. n Lubbeek, tT«r.), EvMttnej Journal, Wad., May 27, If53 Strong Winds Dim Wheat Prospects In High Plains Region Readings Of 100 Continue AUSTIN BS—Hot, windy weather speedily ate up soil moisture in Texas this week as farmers returned to their fields for planting, replanting and cultivation. The U. S. Department of Agriculture reported Wednesday that wheat prospects continued to fade as the strong winds and high temperature took the scant moisture which fell on the high plains two weeks ago. Afternoon temperatures over the state moved steadily upward, with a large part of West Texas recording 100 degrees-plus. However, the open weather was timely to complete filling and mature the prospective bumper small grain crop in North Texas. Over much of East Texas and along the upper coast field work was resumed after heavy rains. Corn was in good condition in the blacklands. In the coastal bend the crop has reached the roasting ear stage. Late feeds were being planted in Central and East Texas as soils dried. Sorghums were heading in the coastal bend and urjper coastal counties and doing well in central and Edwards Plateau counties. Cotton planting was active in the high and low rolling plains sectors where moisture permitted. Most of the crop was yet to be planted or replanted in north-central and East Texas. Q—Which is the only inland state in New England? A—Vermont, tt * * Q—How did the strawberry get its name? A—The berries seem to be strewn among the leaves of the plant and the plant first had the name strewberry, which in time WEE changed to strawberry. * * * Q—Which of the American colonies was the first to Issue paper money? A—Massachusetts in 1690. * * * Q—When was the famous Eiffel Tower built? A—In 1S89. Killer Caught In Traffic Jam Q—What weigh? A—A little ounce. does a hairpin less than 1/100 Q—By whom was Puerto Rico discovered? A—Christopher Columbus in 1493. He named the island San Juan Bautista. CHICAGO, INS—David Dallas Taylor, described by police as an es-' cape artist and convicted killer, was wiped off the FBI's "10 most wanted list Wednesday because he got caught in a Chicago traffic jam. The 26-year-old four-time escapee was captured Tuesday. He is scheduled to appear before U. S. Commissioner C. S. Bentley Pike on a charge of unlawful flight to avoid confinement on a murder charge. Taylor was driving an auto on Chicago's fashionable Lake Shore Dr. when FBI agents spotted him. He sped away, wheeled to pass a bus on the wrong side but met an ! approaching bus and was trapped. He surrendered meekly. j ! Killed Prison Guard I [ The fugitive is under a 20-year j I sentence for killing a prison guard ' I in 1948 in a breakout from the I Walker County jail at Jasper. Ala. I where he was serving a term for j grand larceny. I He was captured but escaped ' again from a prison camp at At- APFOINTMENT APPROVED AUSTIN, May 27 —UP— The Texas Senate confirmed Tuesday 44 appointments by Gov. Allan Shivers, including that of his press secretary and administrative aide, former newspaperman Weldon Hart, as chairman and executive director of the Texas Employment Commission effective July 1. MAN SHOOTS HIS PREGNANT WIFE Murder, Suicide Are Ruled In Deaths Of Dallas Couple DALLAS, May 27 —UP— A 34-1 bed and her husband was sitting in more, Ala., in 1950. He later broke out of the Kilby, Ala. prison, was captured but escaped officers who were returning him by leaping, handcuffed, off a moving train in Birmingham, Ala., last September. Taylor bragged he picked the lock of his handcuffs with a hairpin in 10 minutes. Since then, Taylor said he had been using the name of Billy Jackson Eaton and working for various manufacturing concerns in the Chicago area. He added he had married a 17-year-old girl last February who knew nothing of his past. i year-old Dallas man who reported I sick to his office and didn't appear for work Tuesday murdered his pregnant 34-year-old wife and then committed suicide. The bodies of Robert Leon Fancher .and his wife, Myra Ellen, were found in their home by police after his sister reported she had a chair at the foot of the bed. Each had been shot once with a .38 caliber revolver. The doors to their residence were locked and window blinds drawn. The sister said the couple had been married 10 years and had been childless. He worked for Dallas Power and Light Co., but re- been unable to rouse them, al- j ported sick and didn't appear at though their automobile was I work Tuesday. j parked in front, and she had | talked with Fancher earlier in the day. Each Shot Once Homicide Detective C. V Sanders A model of a new safety road-! crossing system featured a New Ideas Exhibition just opened at Westminster's Centra! 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