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Winnsboro News (Newspaper) - March 15, 1962, Winnsboro, Texas 6. 8066 Smini Leading Produce Agricultural Section and Oil Area Volume 18 Wood Texas Thursday March 1M2 10c A COPY Two Two murder with snowfall nabbed near Yantis MISS NANCY CRADDOCK receives an award certificate from Dr. Kenneth H. president of Christian Mo. She is the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. It. C. Craddock of former residents of See story section page Butler is chairman of Community Forum Rowland Butler has been named chairman of the Community Forum to be held March 22, 1962 according to H. P. president of the Chamber of Tentative plans for the according to Mr. TOWN TALK By Howard W. Roster QUESTIONNAIRES will go out to the candidates in the City Council and School Board races this which they will be requested to fill The questionnaires will give the candidates an opportunity to express their views to the The replies will be printed on the week before the No cost to the but a public of The News in the of good city government and t t t ATTORNEY GENERAL candi date Waggoner Carr was in Winnsboro accompanied by Buck young Pitts burg attorney and Chamber of Commerce While we were out when they came it's plain from the reaction of others that the personable candidate from West one of only three men in history to serve two consecutive terms as Speak er of the Texas House of will get a lot of sideration from Texas Square Dancers seek name for organization At the Square Dance Club meeting Monday night President D. W. Lovelady appointed committee of three to consider names for the local Several different names are to be pre sented and voted upon by the club at the next A Board of Directors was an as Herschel Hilton Harry Wil Petty and D. W. Love The Tuesday night class grew in size last week by one addi tional Interest is high in this new instruction class which meets every Tuesday 8:30 a.m. - Open session 10:30 a. m. - Open Session 12:00 noon - Joint session of Lions and Rotary Clubs 1:30 p.m. - Open session 3:50 p. m. - A session for all school teachers and school administrative personnel 7:00 p.m. - Open session The open sessions will be in Room 9 of Merchants Discount Building except for the one at p.m. which will be held at the auditorium at Westbrook Mr. Munn and Mr. Butler state the Community is for all citizens living in Winnsboro and the surrounding communities and they hope that everyone will take this opportunity to join in to make our area economy foster more and a climate of excellent ourselves and others Alf assistant manager of the East Texas Chamber of will be here to conduct the Casts of Little Theater plays now complete Completion of casts for the April productions of Little Theater has been Added to the cast of Foolish was the name of Mae Added to the Cast of Day at the Woman's were the names of Imogene Gertie Lee Peggy Birdie Doris Roberts and Lula Both plays have rehearsals in full Others in the cast of Foolish directed by Brown include Viva Tempe Myrtle Thurman and R. C. Smith cast also include Carolyn Jean Dora Una Helen Madeline Hazel Dale Smith and Jerry The play is directed by Virginia A membership drive is with a including admission to the costing per Joe B. Craddock and Mrs. Jimmy Hamm and Miss Peggy and Mrs. Judge Thurman spent the week end with Mr. and Mrs Dave Newman and Mr. and Mrs Roy Hinkley in Guy 36, funeral services held at Bethel Funeral services for Rafael Guy 36, who died Sunday in were held at 2:00 o'clock Tuesday afternoon at Bethel with Rev. Wylie Woodfin and Rev. Ray Harvey Burial was in Bethel Cemetery under the direction of Mr. Leavelle was born August 28, 1925 in Franklin He was a World War II veteran and a member of the First Baptist Survivors include his Mr. and Mrs. John A. Leavelle j of three daughters Diana and N. J. Leavelle of gins and A. Leavelle of Big Sandy and one Mrs. Burton of Pallbearers were Hulen Ed Harold Dick Troy Campbell and Adrian Garter Girls defeat Bloomer GirU 33-19 A big crowd attended the Heart Fund benefit game at South Franklin Thursday and saw the South Franklin Garter Girls defeat the Winnsboro Bloomer Girls 33-19. High point was by Doris | rence of South Franklin with 16. Large selection of Fine For Bobbie Lawrence Budget made 7. A total of 65 was i collected for the Heart Murder charges were Saturday afternoon in Ft. Worth against two captured by Deputy Joe Kellum late Saturday morning while sleeping at the home of a third brother south of The shooting took place on Ft. Worth's South Freeway about midnight Friday and resulted in the death of Jerry Don 19, of Ft. In custody at the Wood County jail in Quitman Saturday afternoon were Don McDaniel 23, and John Paul 19, who fled the city after allegedly shooting Davis in the Although the captur ed pair had an apartment in Ft. they are believed to be originally from the Yantis area Found in the green and white 1955 Mercury belonging to one of the prisoners was a high power ed German - made sus peeled by authorities as being the death Kellum apprehended the pair single handedly at 10:30 Saturday and encountered no The brothers were a sleep at the time and told the deputy they arrived at the other brother's home about 4 a.m. The Hopkins County officer had spotted the car parked out side the house on State Highway 154 and was waiting about 400 yards down the road for Wood County police to arrive when he heard a He approached the house and found a German Mauser rifle in the The third brother told Kellum he had just shot some Two rounds of ammunition were left in the magazine At that time Kellum entered the house and detained the fu Wood County Sheriff Paul Usrey and Deputies Curtis Rushing and Ray Harris arrived shortly afterward and made the The murder were filed early Saturday afternoon before Peace Justice Whit Boyd in Ft. Tarrant County officers returned the Ponders to Ft. Worth Saturday after noon Stories given to Ft. Worth po lice at the time of the shooting by a friend of Davis and to Sheriff Usrey by the Ponders differed Jose who was with Davis when he was told this story to Ft. Worth Detec tive W. T. He and Davis were at a drive in restaurant in Ft. Worth early Friday Two other boys got involved in a Davis broke up the fight and he and hi friend drove off. J About they were driving Ft. Worth's South They saw a car they thought was occupied by the two young men involved in the earlier who was pulled alongside the Baltierra said he saw a rifle protruding from a window of the other He said he ducked in the seat and then heard the The other car pulled The Davis out of hit a light Davis slumped clown behind the wheel and companion called an This is what the Ponder brothers said to Sheriff Usrey | after their They were at the Biff Drive-in with their The older got into an argument with several other They said the argument was settled but that Davis and Baltierra started it They took their mother home and started toward another drive-in when Davis and his friend pulled on the left side of j the Ponder Either Davis or Baltierra had a pistol in his hand and ordered the Ponder car to Don McDaniel Big flakes of snow began falling heavily in the Winnsboro area at and by again had transformed the local scape into a classic winter The trappings of winter returned without warning other than cold temperature and overcast The forecast for Wednesday in the area had been cloudy with possible light rain and continued cool through E. H. Smith files as candidate A fifth and final candidate has filed in the school board race for the places of Dr. E. P. ting on the right side of the stuart and Ben Jack McLarty then took the German a petition was received stuck it out the left day by Board Secretary Joe and fired toward the other placing the name of E. H John Paul Ponder was smith on the Names filed ing earlier include those of Dr. Neither of the stuart for Joe would disclose to Sheriff Usrey Dr Kull and John the nature of the garl McCrary Officers said that the captured pair then returned to their apartment and told their Dewitt W. W. Butler lady a relative had died in East and Mrs. Alf Morris attended the Texas and that they had to funeral of Mr. Towles Kay in Tyler The car and the fugitives were identified by a waitress in the restaurant when the argu ment took place Regional tourist meet to be held here Friday Winnsboro will play host to a regional tourist conference Designed to stimulate interest CHARLES F. 11AWN GEORGE W. HILL Board renews for one year parts of town Renewal of contracts for one year for each of Winnsboro's Construction is under way on four principals was the a project of cable extension to taken by the Board provide expanded and improved 0[ Trustees in regular monthly telephone service in the west and Monday night southeast sections of The d ion for Qne re LrT lu came after the board r a recommendation from superintendent for two-year ment of about 10,000 feet of ex- renewals change type aerial cable ranging AlonS wiln lne renewals the in size from 50-pair to 404-pair. board commended all About 300 feet of 606-pair under- for well but the cable will also be pulled was that it would into place with 404 pairs being be to besl long-range interests of terminated on the main the district not to set a prece tion frame in the central dent of extended contracts for This project will provide for these positions the relief of existing cable fa Reeves will also provide for connection of additional subscribers in these sections of the Cost of the telephone construction project has been estimated at about named and the beginning dates of one-year contracts W. V. August 1, 1962; Melvin Mrs. Annie and O. H. September 1, 1962. Contracts for Elmer This is another effort by K7 telephone company to provide | and Nolan Suiter facilities necessary with the con were extended growth of Reeves pointed Garden Club's 11th flower show to be March 29 vocal show from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. 10X1 rpu m books and graces March 29, in the home i r i three through and for high also for one In further board mem 1. RATIFIED the selections of textbooks made by a special committee appointed in Selections included new geography grades four through new English di grades four through new vocal grades of Mr. and Mrs. Dewitt Carlock new general A at 407 South Main and at merican and his the Masonic tor textbooks In this year's titled an tfl gible Everywhere flower ar- for vocational rangements will be on display lhe in the Carlock home and tee made selections for culture and open classes will be b u j j d j n g construction at graphic arts and metal trades The public is the committee made basic selections and specifications to uniform makers and were ready to ask for bids on the 65 three majorette and one drum major uniforms to be Bids are expected to put the cost of the average uniform between and The board instructed that the committee follow through by making the best deal possible and closing purchase Wilson stated that after this had been done the successful bidder would make a uniform which would be subject only to minor changes before FATHER TO SON Milwaukee Braves star pitcher Lew who lives in between baseball shows bis ton some COMPLETES BOOT CAMP - Pvt. James O. sun of Mr. and Mrs. James G. Watson of completed recruit Feb. 20, at the Marine Corps Recruit S a n Calif. The training course covers physical the history and mission of t h e Marine customs and hygiene and sanitation and basic military subjects including the M-l the Browning automatic rifle and the The new Marines will uest report to Camp for further Buy Franklin County licenses at City Hall Franklin County citizens living in north Winnsboro may pur chase their 1962 vehicle plates Monday through Friday of next week at the City according to Fred tax A deputy from the tax office will be here at that time Residents of Wood County may purchase their license plates at Craddock & Co. Insurance Blackface show set March 22 at Coke A show will be presented by Coke adult talent at 7:30 p.m. Thursday March 22, at the Coke Everyone is urged to alien I this benefit show for the March of Heart Cancer Crusade and Crippled Children ami enjoy an evening of fun and AWARDS PROGRAM TODAY AT THE HIGH SCHOOL Third annual academic awards program will be at 10:30 a.m. today at the High School and No books for these studies were ordered since the school does not now offer such but designation of these textbooks at this time assures receiving textbooks much quicker if the courses are later All textbook selections were made from a list adopted by the State Hoard of Education in November 1961. Textbook committee members are R. Ola Bessie Mrs. B L. Faye Irene Annie H. Delbert 10. M. S. W. V. Charlie Sessom and Elmer 2. ACCEPTED a long term lease from County School Board on the frame building at the comer of South Chestnut anil Sherman Streets formerly by the Wood County Vocational The stipulates that the School shall repair and properly maintain the budding and grounds in exchange for its tise and SI 00 per School presently plan to use building tor a garage and school center and central storage 3 a progress report of the committee for selee Progress on Wood County's four and particularly Precinct 4 lake near was outlined Wednesday at the Lions Club by Judge T. A. Browning and Commissioner Q. B. While nothing definite has been Judge Browning said that an advisory committee from each precinct may be appointed to help the Commissioners Court work out final details of the will need some help at that stage and would appreciate the interest of the he Core discloses Como well still Smackover shy A core test from the bottom of Gulf Oil Corporation's No 1 Joe Rohannon test south of Como indicated Monday that the deep hole still was short of the long-sought Smackover Drilling was resumed from a depth of 13.492 Oil men said a 32-foot core was taken from 13,460 with j 27 feet of material being The sample was described as consisting of anhydride with salt The Bohannon is more than 1.00(1 feet below the level at which Delta Drilling Company ' topped the Smackover in its i 5 W Coker discovery well about three quarters of a mile The top of the in the Coker was at 12,436 Locals take part in Shurwood Roundtable Dr. and Mrs William Mr. Mrs. Harold Tipps and Mrs. Kull attended the ol Shurwood District at Harmon v School on March it Mrs Kull and Mrs. Thompson gave a program showing and demonstrating musical instruments made by Mrs. Kull in East meeting held in January in the conference is the first in the northeastern part of the by the Chamber following a highly successful 0f Commerce and the Autumn the meeting open to any group or organization who believes the future of East Texas as a tourist according to Howard The conference will be called to order at 9:30 a.m. by J. C. Chamber manager and master of Place of the meeting is Speakers will be Joe Ratcliff of Charles F. Hawn of George W. Hill of James Willeford of Fort Worth and Herbert Wilson of In a panel of regional tourist Mrs. W. S. Terry of Jefferson will discuss the Historical Malcom Smith of Gilmer the Frank Bronaugh of Tyler the Rose and Rosser the Winnsboro Autumn First speaker of the conference will be He is a member of the Texas Tourist Council and a state legislative representative from Dallas His topic of discussion will be Potential of Tourism in East Hawn of member of the Texas Highway Commission and past president of the East Texas Chamber of will speak on Those Tourist executive director of the State Historical Survey and chairman of new state tourist marker will speak on East Texas and Willeford of Ft. a member the Community Inns Organization of will speak on Program for Tourism in East Conference participants will reconvene in an afternoon session to hear manager of Lhe Fredonia Hotel in Nacogdoches and chairman of a steering committee for East Texas tourist discuss Community Motor Hotel's Place in the Development of The panel discussion on regional tourist attractions will conclude the Invitations to attend have been sent locally to the presidents of the civic and social Representatives may come and go as they attend either the morning or afternoon placing of the final 4. APPROVED action which later is slated to add an extra employee in the superintendent's The addition would result from splitting the duties of the secretary and all of which are now handled by one The superintendent pointed out that the workload of these combined duties become too heavy for one Board members present were Fort J. R. Frank Dr. Dr. Earl P. Stuart and Joe AH votes were Wood County lakes discussed at meet Nothing has been decided as yet as to the control or operation by the county of the but common sense rules which will allow the fullest and most beneficial use of the waters will be he Stevens outlined public use areas on a beginning with a 30-acre precinct park area just north of the dam on the west a 10-acre public use area on the east side of the dam where the road comes into it from the Sharon and another public boat landing at the iron bridge on the old Pleasant Grove LIONS CLUB LADIES NIGHT TO BE MARCH 29 Annual Lions Club Ladies Night will be held Thursday March 29, at Lake according to Bob Members are urged to make reservations right sponsored by the Fine Arts tion of new band Fort the April Mrs. Kull was The public is invited to Mr. and Mrs Harrison returned Tuesday Horn a 10-day vacation trip to reported that asked to represent Pack 392 at the next Roundtable on April 12 Large selection or Fine when she will display the Budget Western houses and bird feeders made by her Den 4. AT EXCELSIOR HOUSE - The Jessie Allen Wise Garden Club of Jefferson Thursday opened the doors of the historic old Excelsior House to individual such us this oue iu the west showed old bed's and oilier furnishings such as marble topped wash i The old pine mantels have been scraped clean of paint in some showing head nails ill Showing the were Miss Elisabeth Mrs. Maud Brooks and Mrs. latum Sse story Page 4. The
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