Abilene Daily Reporter from Abilene, Texas on June 14, 1936 · 22
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Abilene Daily Reporter from Abilene, Texas · 22

Abilene, Texas
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Sunday, June 14, 1936
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PAGE TEN 4-H Club Boys’ Parents to Be Guests ' At Two-County Encampment June 23 Invitations win be extended to parents of 4-H club boys to attend pie second day of a two-day en-‘ tampment of Callahan and Taylor county members at Lake Abilene park June 33 and 33 Leon Ran-on assistant Taylor county a sent announced yesterday after a conference In Baird with Ross Jenkins Callahan county agent The boys will have use of the COO barracks and the park swimming pool by permission of the national park service and the city of Abilene It has been definitely decided an encampment for 4-K girls will not 1 be held In connection with that of the boys Following registration at the park center the first assembly will be held at 10 a m Monday June 33 The program for both days will be recreational with swimming and baseball featured Stunts songs and other entertainment will feature a program at I p m the first day Talks of Interest to the clubs also will be heard Boys will be divided Into 13 groups with an adult assigned to each Eachnoy will bring a picnic lunch for Monday noon and sufficient food for three meals eating utensils and bedding Each of the 13 camping groups will be responsible for having three skillets one dish pan two wash pans matches and a hatchet or a-Bathing suits must be brought along or rented at the park concessions building Towel soap and cup and plate must be brought by each boy All parents attending Tuesday June 33 are requested to bring basket lunches Each boy will pay 10 cents Into the camp treasury when he registers WPA Completes Several Important Eastland County Construction Jobs With several WPA projects completed work- has been started at Cisco on a $30000 water treatment plant that city's most important public works undertaking Forty-five men are employed on the project During construction the city Is using raw water from Lake Cisco Cisco's completed projects are repairs on a ward school building park Improvements and installation of a water system at the fish hatchery Building repairs including a new concrete foundation painting and re finishing inside and outside cost 613599 Forty-five men were employed for five months Lake Improvements consisted of clearing the creek channel below the dam and swimming pool lining the channel with nek terracing banka of the creek and building walks drives and a small bridge Twenty-five men were employed for six months Total expenditure was 15 POO The hatchery water qrstem was Installed at a cost of $4500 and provided work for 30 men for a period of six months At Ranger Repairs on a girls' dormitory and finishing of an auditorium and recreation building have bear completed at Ranger at a total cost of $1659 Twenty men wets employed for two months Graveling of approximately 75 miles of street is 95 per cent finished at Ranger The work has given employment for 35 men for five months Surfacing and retopping of nine miles of streets In Eastland Is 90 per cent complete Blxty-flve men have been employed on the project for eight months Improvements and repairs have been completed on a Carbon school building and grounds at a cost of $3560 At Gorman four blocks of surfsdng and 3000 feet of street repairs am 70 per cent complete Eighteen men are on the Job Road Work Road work has been completed In the commissioners precincts as follows: Frscnlct 1: Ten miles of gravel roads with grading fencing and 16 bridges Work has been In progress for six months with 160 men employed Approximately 33 mom miles remain for completion Precinct 3: seven bridges have been built and 315 miles of road completed by 155 men working the past five months Six miles more will be built Precinct 3: Eight miles have been finished and nine am Incomplete Sixty men have been on the Job for six months Precinct 4: Eighteen men working for six montha have built 75 miles of road and 14 bridges Eighteen miles remain to be completed Sewing rooms In five wetland county centers— Cisco Eastland Ranger Rising Star and Gorman— am employing 143 women who produce 300 garments a day The clothes am distributed among needy families Boys Trade Items Stolen for Rides On Friend's 'Bike' Three Abilene boys all from broken homes who had nothing to do with their leisure time— of which they had plenty— but who did not have bicycles were before JohnD Coats city-county probation officer lest week The lads wet picked up when they appeared on the streets selling cigarettes of a nationally advertised brand at ten cents per package Questioning by Coate revealed they had taken a carton of cigarettes from a wholesale grocery company’s place Ox packages wet given a playmate as the price for riding his bicycle The hoy who had a bicycle It developed had gathered a number of email Items of merchandise In this manner He would take the others to a store wait while they stole such things as colored eye glasses small knives rear reflectors for automobiles Then the trading for rides would ha conducted ' Went Husband Divorced NEWBURYPORT Mass (UP)— Mrs Ida Gaumont enmptainir in court that-married life had been 35 yean-of alienee Every time riie spoke to her husband she testified he merely shrugged hie shoulders She got her decree Lipstick Upsets SAUNAS CaL (CP)— Mrs A Quinn has filed eult for divorce from C Quinn on the grounds that his shirts and collars were stained with an excess of somebody rise’s lipstick : PENSION INSPECTOR DIES PLAINTIEW June 13 — F H Simpson 87 district rid age pension Inspector died Friday HO had been connected with banks at Dawson Coirieana BUverton and Blooming Grove Poyheed Relie Cherkbed VALLEJO CaL (UP)— Jack Ward 62 veteran hall player keeps an old time street gas lamp in his home It Is a souvenir of when as a boy he used to sheet the glees panes out of it with his sllng-shot when the police wen not looking Law Maken O bilging PORTLAND Ore (UP)— Finding that taxicab meters could not bo adjusted to abide by city requirements as to charge for waiting time Portland's city council obligingly 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