The Baytown Sun from Baytown, Texas on March 7, 1966 · Page 2
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The Baytown Sun from Baytown, Texas · Page 2

Baytown, Texas
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Monday, March 7, 1966
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Monday. March 7, 1966 Cundaee Mossier Mossier -- (Coattaued From Page 1) is 29. *1 just want to thank everybody.*' Powers said at the news conference. He said he would go back to Houston, Tex., in a few days to **pick up where I left off." The jury heard more than IOC witnesses during the seven-week trial in a white-walled, sixth- floor courtroom. Included were convicts the state called from penitentiaries who swore Mrs. Mossier and her nephew had shopped for two years to hire someone to kill her husband. Failing that. the state claimed, they undertook to do it themselves. The state charged that "Powers was a man driven to murder by an insatiable desire for this woman who was the mastermind and the manipulator behind the entire scheme." Resident Here 14 Years Dies Funeral services for William Davis Travis. 62. of 2CS North. it ran to hundreds of thousands of words — the jury took with them in their minds at 9:14 p.m. Thursday into a deliberation room. They balloted that night and they were split. They balloted four more times on Friday and will be held at 2 p.m. Wednes-j Saturday. At 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Locust Grove Baptist!day they sent in word to Judge Church in Deposit, Ala. George Schulz that they were Noon Call Stock Quotes (Courtesy of D«mpi*y-T»g«!«r & Co.. Inc.) Allis-Chalmers 35 Arlan's Dept Store 20% Am Tel & Tel Anaconda Armco -•-Ashland Oil 52% Bendix 8454 72 Beth Steel 35% Carrier Corp 69 Celanese Chrysler Delta Air 76 Sears 56*4 Shell 59% Sinclair 55% Sperry-Rand 19% Stan Cal 72% Stan Ind 43H Stan N J , 76% Stan Ohio ..'. 62 Stauffer Chem Sun Oil 70 52K, Sunray 30 SSii Diamond Alk ............. 35%. Douglas Aircraft ---- . ..... 95% Dow Chem ................ 70% Dresser Ind ......... , ..... 33 Du Pont .................. 21S El Paso Nat Gas .......... 20& Ethyl Corp ................ 34% Ford 51% Foremost Dairies 23% Gen Elec 106% Gen Motors % Gen Tel & Elec 40% Syntex 100% This was the testimony — and Gen Tire 31% Westinghouse Technicolor Tenn Gas 23% Texaco 75% Texas Eastern 20% Texas Gulf Sul 118 Tidewater 44*1 Union Carbide 64 Union Oil of Ca! 52% United Air Lines 114 Upjohn Drug 75% U. S. Steel ...^ 49% Western Equities 54% 60 Georgia-Pacific .......... 60 jXerox Gillette ................... 33% Gordon's Jewelrv ......... 34?i Grevhound 20% Gulf Oil 51% Gulf States Util 23% Halliburton 49 Hoffman Electr 22% Ho L&P 50% Interlake Steel 39*4 IBM Travis died at 10:30 a.m. Sat-!hopelessly deadlocked. The votej j ° ne s & Laugh .500 . 63% urdav in a hospital in Baytown. then according to a juror after- j Kerr-McGee 67% His body was shipped Monday i wards, was nine for acquittal, j Lang-Ternco-Vought 39% morning by Paul U. Lee Funer-jthree for first-degree murder' " al Home to the Laughlin-Service ! judgments against both de- Funeral Home at Hunts vilie, Jfendants. Ala. I Judge Schulz sent word back Burial will be in Locust to the jury to try some more. Grove Cemetery in Deposit, Ala., ' And by Sunday morning the under direction of the Laughlin- jurors had reached agreement. Service Funeral Home. The verdict for acquittal was Travis had lived in Baytown ' unanimous as a final ballot was since 1952. He was a member of taken for each of the defend- Carpenters Local Union No. 'ants, 1334. j At 10:37 a.m., there was a Survivors are his widow, Mrs. knock of the jury room door. A Ethel Travis of Baytown; two bailiff, William Peters, re- daughters, Mrs. Marie Sharp of sponded to the summons and Baytown and Mrs. Catherine ' W as informed: "We have a ver- Giles of Huntsville, Ala. Eight jdict." grandchildren also survive him.l i* took nearly an hour and a - ....... ' --- 'half for the judge to round up the lawyers and have the defendants brought from their hotel. Then at 12:12 p.m., the jury Port For La Porte . . . a, distinguished event! EXCLUSIVE LIMITED ENGAGEMENT OKORGt STEVENS THE - ! GREAFEST STORY EVER TOLD 2 Shows Daily 2 p:m:~S p.m. SEVEN DAYS ONLY STARTS THURSDAY THEATRE - TONIGHT filed in. After three minutes by the courtroom clock, the innocent i verdicts had been read. Powers l smiled and this time there was I nothing forced about it. He let lout his breath and his lips ] formed a plainly visible almost audible "Whew!" "It's like a horrible nightmare had ended," Mrs. Mossier sobbed. Open House ANSON JONES Parent-Teacher Association will sponsor open house from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. j at the school in observance of Public Schools Week. A regular PTA meeting will be held at 2:30 p.m. Thursday. Magnavox Marathon Oil 53% Monsanto 79 Nat Dairy 78% Nat Dist 33 New York Central 7S9i Penn P-R 66M> Pepsi Cola 7551 PhUlips Pet 53% CA 51 Raytheon 467s Schlumberger 76 Funeral Notices TRAVIS WiiUcTi David Trovis, 62, of 208 North, died at 10:30 a.m. Saturday fn a hospital ficwe. He waj born April 30, 1903, at Detroit, Ala., and hod lived here since 1^52. He Is survived by his wife, Mrs. Ethel Travis of Baylown; two dousMers, Mrs. Catherine Giles of Huntsvllte, Aln., and Mrs. Marie Sharp of Boytown. Elgnt Grandchildren also survive him. He was a member of Carpenters Local No. 131*, His boay was shipped Monday . , morning by Paul U. Funeral Home to the Ljaughlin-Servlce Funeral Home at Htntsville, A!a, Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Locust Grove Baptist Church in Deposit. Ala. Burtat will be In Locust Grove Cemetery In Deposit. CUNN1GKAM Greenville McNeil Cunningham, 70", of 3(W Burnet Drive, died at 5:4 a.m. Sunday Vi a hospital in Houston. He was born April 4, 1695, In Houston, and moved to Baytown 43 years ago. He retired from Humble Oil and Refining Co.'s Baytcwn Refinery in 1958 as assistant foreman of the fire protection de- pa rtrnenT. He is survived" by one son, Joe W. Cunningham of Atlanta. Go.; one sister, Mrs. NOW SHOWING Last 2 Days, Hurry DOUBLE FEATURE Subject.- Sex and Stealing.- NOW SHOWING THRU THURSDAY The story of what they did to a kid... WOOD pLummer msioe caisy ciover PANAVl&IQN*-TECHNICOLOR'- FROM WARNER BROS 50c TILL 1:00 P.M. MON. THRU FRI. nieces and nephews. He was a me-nber of St. Mark's Methodist Qiurcft, Goose Creek Masonic Lodge No. 7192 and the Baytown Shrine Club. Funeral services wilt be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Paul U. Lee Chapel, with the Rev. Harry N. Holmes of St. Mark's Method-Sl Church officiating. Goose Creek Lodoe No. 1192, AF&AM, will have charge of services at the grave. Burial will be in Memory Gardens of Baytown Cemerery under direction Paul U. Lee Funeral Home. of Pallbearers will be Preston Miner, Johnny Fulto», Ernes: Cook, Ancel Bosweli, t Sam Bramiett and Branch Gullett- Funeral Dtoutiy DLOUHY services for Mrs. Frances Crosby will be held at 2 p.m. - .. j Tuesday at the Crosby Brethren Church. Mrs, Dlouhy died at 10 a.m. Sunday In a hospital in BayTown. Burial will be in White Cemetery In Crosby, under d.rec- tion of Earthman Highlands Funeral Home. Born In Fayetfe County, Mrs. Dfouny lived in Crosby nearly oil her life. The Rev. Dan Marek of Crosby Brethren Church, ass'sted by the Rev. E. J. Davis J r. of Ceciar Bayou Methodist Church, will officiate in services. Survivors are her husband, Adolph Dlouhy of Crosby; a son. Herbert Diarchy of Dayton; a dauahrer, Mrs. Ivy Smith of Baytown; three sisters, Mrs. W. C. Lord and Mrs. M. H. Holitzke, both of Crosby, and Mrs. Homer Sheffield of Atlanta, Ga. ; four brothers, Joe Slovacek of Buckhoits, Tom SJovocek of Elgin, Albert Slovacek of DaUos ana Henry 5)0- vocek of Baytown. Also surviving are four Grandchildren and two oreat-Qrand- children. Pallbearers will be Arthur Lostak, Johnnie Hiavaty, Stewart Lawless, Orvo! Foster, Joe Sirocka. and Frank Marek. Beavers 6 TICKETS ON SALE NOW TIMES ONLY! ACTUAL PERFORMANCE OF THE NATIONAL THEATRE Or GREAT BRITAIN LAURENCE MAR. 8 &9 Features At 1:15-4:30 7:45 OLIVIER OTHELLO Tire greatest Othello ever by tine greatest actor of our time. B.H.E. PRODUCTION Ol»£CTCD SY SIUARFBURGE ANTHONY HAVELOCK-ALLAN and JOHN BRABOURNE rECHMt€OLOR*PANAVlS!ON*FROM WARNER BROS. ADULTS 2.25 Students & Advance SALES 1.50 j (Continued From Page 1) Mann 35 years. She resigned in 1944. Adams has been long active in civic and church affairs in Baytown. He is president of a men's Bible class at Memorial Baptist Church, and formerly taught an intermediate Sunday School class there. The Adams- es have been members of the church for many years. Adams has been a member of the Baytown Kiwanis Club 10 years and is a member of Goose Creek Masonic Lodge No. 1192. He is a 32nd Degree Mason and is a member of Scottish Rite Masons, Houston Consistory. Adams also served as presi- ident of the Baytown Employes [Federation from 1947 to 1949, and is a member of the Society of Automotive Engineers, Houston Chapter. ^^ Sun Spots Rummage Sale LADIES Auxiliary of Bay Tabernacle continue its rummage sale at 3006 W. Market St.. adjacent to the clinic, throughout this week. Lynchburq PTA LYNCHBURG Parent - Teacher Association will have an open house and classroom visitation for parents and school patrons at 7 p.m. Tuesday in observance of Public School Week. New Scout Troop A BOY SCOUT troop is being sponsored by St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Interested boys and their parents are invited to a meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the church. 712 Schilling, across from Gulf Coast Hospital. Plans For New City THE PUBLIC IS invited to a meeting of the Tri-City Beach Civic Association at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the community building off Tri-City Beach Road. The forming of Beach City will be discussed. UDC Chapter DABNEY-GOODWIN Chapter of United Daughters of the Confed-j Hothing Is Missing In Concrete Fun Entry General Concrete Co. at 430 S. Ashbe} was broken into Friday but nothing was believed stolen. Patrolman Joe Huntley said. B. G. Johnson reported the burglary early Saturday mom- ing when he found papers scat rered over the office and desk drawers raffled. Three concrete slabs, poured by the company shortly before closing time, were defaced with cold drink bottles and a board. Johnson said that according tc the set of the concrete the in cident happened between 5:30 and 7 p.m. Friday. An estimated 524 in damage was done. Police Investigating Theft Of Auto Here Baytown Police are Investigating the theft of a 1962 Chevrolet Corvair from the used car lot at 909 lexander Drive Saturday night. Fred Dittman Jr. told police the car was last seen at 8 p.m. Saturday and was discovered missing at 11 a.m. Sunday. It was a white, two-door with a 1965 license plate MBB 857. for America's favorite health water... VISIT HOT SPRINGS or PHONE eracy will meet at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday in the home of Mrs. W. H. " Bridges. 917 Leavings. Mrs. R. W. Pipkin will present a program on coins and their history. Baytonian, 24, Is Found Dead Ben Manon Edwards, 24, an employe of Tri-City Pharmacy, was found dead at 1:45 p.m. Sunday in the bathroom of his hotel at 123 W. Defee. The owner ot the hotel found the body. Cause of death has not been determined, according to Baytown Police. Dr. James Sammons, Harris County deputy examiner, had the body sent to the Harris County morgue for an autopsy- Edwards, a veteran of the Air Force, has been in Baytown about four months. He was a native of Sedalia, Mo., arid the son of Mr. and Mrs. Earl L. Edwards of Sedalia. The body will be sent to Sedalia by a Houston funeral home for funeral services. Mountain Valley Water is delivered right to your home just as you find it at its natural spring-pure source near this great health resort. Contains no added chemicals. Uncontaminated by drainage or air pollution. This is nature's own product, naturally better for general good health, particularly helpful for relief when kidney/bladder symptoms are aggravated by the patient's failure to drink enough water. 514 W. 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