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Amarillo Daily News (Newspaper) - June 28, 1955, Amarillo, Texas From a to Izzard catching up with the incoming mail Quot on of the most interesting villages i know about Quot writes mrs. T a Reeves of Canyon Quot is Elida . A it Hai a population of 4.11 people. Nevertheless three news papers maintain routes there the Amarillo daily news. The Portales Ness and the Woovis journal. A two of the delivery it a it it a ride ble elea. Another ride a horse and his has been delivering the papers for 14 years. A incidentally it May reason ably be inferred that Elida Citi Sens Learned to read in their own excellent Pii Blie school a one ambitious k g n c announcer recently called the town a a a the e is Short and slurred and the i is Long As Vve recall it. A a a mrs n. W. of Felt okla., and or. Harry Arnold of Dalai to Are the latest to recommend the skill of Nancy Beck Ner and sue Evans of Clayton ., As manipulators of marionettes. We re trying to get trem on television Here. We la let you know w Hen. Also mrs. Dora Davis of Canyon has a tix Hipe of 13 marionettes she says she would be glad to Trot out if the occasion demands. A a a a the chamber of Commerce a a write . Of Amarillo a has put out a City map that a Hows the Santa f e Railroad entering the town from a in directions. The line Are labelled a main line a Amarillo Branch a a Ralls Branch Fiji Mesa Branch a a r o w n f i e 1 d j a for one thing the i mean Branch runs out of Slaton which 1� a division Point and not out of Lubbock. The map does t even show that Slaton is on the Railroad. A in the descriptive material in this leaflet they also claim Carbon Black plants in their area vast Oil Fields and so on. They claim to be the geographical and economic Center of the entire Texas Panhandle a which 1� Yoo Miles Long and 700 Miles a a a a a we done to know what Amarillo can do about it except keep our own modest Story before the world. As for railroads it s three to one in favor of Amarillo regardless of Bow Many a branches a Lubbock claims. a clip run for i is Flo . Amarillo daily news i Ai. Cite my a and full rps pro and in ipod Prfu a map i Roppolo and Pir Lup a up paid regional Apih and w vol. Xvi. No. 94 a a a Amaru to Texas tuesday morning june 18, 1955 if if if 28 pages Price 5 cents City not ready for dam Uon Orf a for Spur if .1 t t a to 7 .1. _ ils. Private three dead 25 Hurt in Wake of Tornado in Nebraska City a Awer Laird press wire photo Secretary of defense Chorles Wilson pinned the medal of Freedom on h. Struve Hensel right Ossis Tont Secretary of defense in o Pentagon ceremony yesterday. Hensel was honoured for Quot outstanding performance of duty in the Field of a Bionoi affairs Quot in directing the military assistance program and for his work of advisor of recent conferences Between the United stotes Ond Friendly nations in Center background is Robert Anderson Deputy Secretary of defense. Lightning Bolt kills Farmer . June 27 a Ken nth e. Jul scr or. 4fi, was killed today when lightning a a truck the tractor he was operating on his farm Southw rat of Here. A youth working in the Field with him was stunned by the Bolt but escaped injury. A a a Deputy sheriff Grady Stapp a Aid Guyor had been pulling a Grain Drill Ami had just a hitched the tractor from the Drill moments before the lightning hit. He motioned for Robert Parker about 16, who was operating another tractor pulling a one Way plow to a hitch and drive to the House. Parker said he had stopped his tractor and was in the act of a hitching from the plow when the Holt struck. Parker was knocked from the tractor and stunned but was not injured. A a a Stapp quoted Parker saying he saw Guyera a tractor running wild hut could not get to it. Guyer was not Kex a ked off of the tractor. U. S., private finance plans not feasible Plainview lung 27 spa sex its Bho of nch., june 27 in Tornado Ros Ruxi Down the North Platte River Valley tonight and whipped Ai Hind the Northern and edges of this Nebraska farming Center of population. At three persons were killed and another 25 in Cial a Amarillo is Quot not Jared. Tie storm which also hit two smaller towns of Morrill and ready Quot to accept either Pri. Vote or government Lincic mediately of the third p e r s o n ing of the Canadian River dam. Two Amarillo repro All of the injured were taken sen Tat Ives told a committee to Scottsbluff s two hospitals. Of the Canadian River my Mitchell neb., nine and 15 Miles West of Here virtually wiped out a a mall residential addition near the Scottsbluff municipal Airport three Miles East of town. No casualties were reported in the latter area the Hill dredge addition where the Black Cloud swooped Down at 6 10 . Cost. Rurac Liwally a very to ii a in the addition was either badly damaged or de Troye Ltd. The Only one of the three dead immediately identified was Jim Karulis 25, believed to be a resident of the addition. The second victim was an unidentified Wnm in. There Vas no description in the Tornado funnel apparently Nidai water authority her today that in opinion Ira a a Nurt pin. Cost set Fnu a Marulo cily of Rodio a on probably would Noi at Scottsbluff said they spotted submit a water contract the funnel As it ,with the authority to a vote Mitchell nine Miles West of Here of resident. And six Miles East of Morrill. They a Aid the a form moved n round the Northern Edge of where ii de Inolin hed four House on farm and outlying residential a eco Long. Then continued on Page 15 40 a so a a re s chiefs legion Indianapolis june 27 fat the National executive committee of the fun making forty amp eight sch piety Folt May recommended that suspect ill slaying seen in West Texas Parker got into an automobile and i jq7 q members sever relations with the Parent american . Drove 2 Miles to the John Allen. J j. A farm. Alien and Delbert Duby in Raj a a a a a Quot a inbred opinion of ii. Exe Eulive rom Malloe. Rushed to the Field and Duby relations Between the american i Egin and la so it i Etc have leaped onto the tractor and Dison become so strained that their aged the clutch. Continuation is impossible a a the Stapp said Guyer was dead when executive group said editorially the men reached him. I the a forty and fighter a the the Accident occurred on Guy a society a publication. Or s farm seven Miles Southwest of Panhandle at about 5 . Dickinson tex., june 27 when you hear about this. You re the Only Man who stoned to help the big Spring Man said he did not become suspicious until he got Home and heard the description of the fugitive Over television. A re a i Felt this was the same Man a big Blond Hitchhiker tvs hunted in West Texas today for questioning in the triple slaying Here. A Wiir. Jones is Correct in Spring tex., service Sta stating that Cotulla is i Tion attendant reported seeing a seat of county wies fitting the description of the o. B. Annis out on fugitive suspected of killing mrs. A but it is an erroneous idea to Mcpherson. 44 her son. A a an new mex Richard. 12, and her hey wanted. The description Given Elpaso except Mother. Mrs. Zola Norman about in the same As the Man who got a re no hit Quot and be of �5. A three were shot. Ranch land about 18 Miles across. A a a Fields said the big Blond hitch slightly to the West of North lie Quot he borrowed a Dollar from hiker with a Crew Cut was Dusty two towns la tuna and Cantil a me a a . Fields big Spring serv land weary looking a was if head been to. Evidently in an irrigated Sec ice station attendant said. A the walking a Long Tion. I presume the latter is the told me his car was out of Gas Ai he told Fields he was a travel Home of a the Beautiful Young i couple of blocks Down the to ranch wife. Sabin o Neal who Fields quoted the Hitchhiker Asj police have said they Are looking stages Marionette shows a As you saying a for an airman who was wearing stated last Friday it seems to be a matter of two towns of generally similar a a a thanks or. Annis for get Ting us partly off the Hool. I or. Annis by the Way offers to enter our walking a Horta contest to find the Man Over 40 with the most attractive Knees. A a a a Small Fry w to lives on bar night with mrs Mcpherson to restaurant. Waitresses said the airman told them he was in write to California. A a a mrs. Mcpherson her son and Mother were found shot to death saturday night in their Pine shaded Home near Here. Mrs. Mcpherson a automobile was missing but police said nothing else had been taken from the Home. A you re going to be uniform when seen wednesday Tafb band concert to precede fireworks show on of the Golden spreads favorite musical organizations the Amarillo air Force base band will present a 45-minute concert saturday preceding the Nard Street in Pampa after hear i Globe news free fireworks ing Weldon Bright and Bill my show. Eachern give a music a Reddy kilowatt commercial on to asked his Mother what a Watt is. The Mother passed it off by saying it is a a part of a Well whatever it is you can kill it a he replied. A the song just said a in a ready to kill a Watt a a a a mrs. R. P. Forr of Amarillo sends us a Sample of the handwriting of her daughter in Law mrs. Pc Finni Mcdaniels who works in a Dallas office. And l. Baskin of Hereford sends a Page 1 m a letter written by his Niece Edith forester a government clerk in Washington. Both Sam pies Are Beautiful. You a think i the Young ladies had grown up in the old copy Book Days. A a a sen. Estes Kefauver has been Bolding hearings in ii ii it Wood on sex and Erime in movies. Producer Jack Warner criticized because the women in his pictures a invariably drink and smoke Quot snapped a you must be living in a Backwoods. Everybody a smoking and drink ing which just goes to show that i the densest Backwoods in the. World is Hollywood itself. A a a Uncle Matt says the secret of happiness is to learn to accept the impossible do without the indispensable and Bear the intolerable. A a three major entertainments have been lined up for the 75-minute show preceding the fireworks display. In addition to the Tafb band the free show will include a demonstration of precision step Ping by the Amarillo air Force base Drill team a favorite with the fireworks show crowd last year. Third major entertainment event will be a demonstration of trampoline acrobatics under direction of Nard Cazzell Trainer y of trampoline champions. Master of ceremonies for the free show will be Bob Watson manager of Kunc to. The show will Start at 7 19 . The fireworks display will begin at 8 34 just As it gets dark enough to show off All the beauties of the specially designed fireworks. This years collection of fireworks will be bigger and better than last years. For example specially designed a set pieces Quot scenes painted in glorious colors by fireworks will be used this year. There will be a Rose Garden spreading a Hundred feet red and yellow Rose Bushes made of fireworks. And a 50 foot version of Niagara Falls will be fired up next. Then will come a three ring circus including a devils wheel a whistling wheel and a crazy wheel All in variegated colors create by fireworks. The big free party is open to everyone in the Golden spread. Bulletin Canadian june 27 a mrs. Henry Julian about 50, was killed tonight when she was struck by a Bolt of lightning. She was the wife of Henry Hank Julian Well drilling contractor in Canadian. In. Julian was standing in the front Yard at the Home of her son Jimmy Julian when the Bolt struck about 8 80 . She was killed instantly according to Hemphill county sheriff Harry Rathjen. A tractor crash kills Quay boy tip Cuccari ., june 27 8i�eclal a Frank Jackson Bell la year old Quay county youth j was fatally injured when a tractor he was fixing overturned on him Southeast of tue Meari Early this morning. The youth son of mrs. H. E. Lankford was operating the tractor on the o b. Palmer farm where he lived with his Mother. The article was signed by a Earl Simp swi Tulsa okla., chef de Chemin de Fer and the four other members of the exe Eutivi group. The forty amp eight leaders contended that the legion Quot for the last seven years has been under the dominance and control of a Small group of Meti. A it 1� common knowledge that these men have made use of the fund assets Anil pro Tolge of the Atli Erich legion to gain and maintain their domination Ami the editorial while it did not the Allegro a King makers contend a they held pm a wer through a a it night ments. The giving of jobs in the legion organization and the use of the prestige and in continued on Page 8 mayor Art Lordan and City Icom Misi to incr red Sim Penn spoke unofficially to the committee that met in Plainview to draft water Ron facts to he submitted to the voters of i member cities of the authority. Although Amarillo a Canadian pm Jeet it is not feasible for the City to go along with either the private financing or the Bureau of reclamation plan Jordan a Aid. Quot our commission will not accept a re tract Quot he declared. Commission or Kimpson agreed. He Oxild the Amarillo cd in mls a Ion refit so to Call an election on the pro a posed water Contrata or if the election Yvere called and the voters i Iii he to i ratify the action would effectively kill the f Annii Dolhn dam project a cording to my nyx of the a la re a torn who attended the meeting today. Other Elf Les probably would not be Able to buy the water Art aside for Amarillo a use iinds to engineering Plana we ready adopted. Despite the blow dealt to plans for const firtion of the dam and water system today a meeting was conducted Witlip omit verbal fireworks. President Robert Maxey de Conti nerd on Page 8 Clouds Loose lethal bolts scattered showers on Plains crackling Curry county girl killed Cloa is n. M., june 27 Slot evly la a 7-year-Oid Curry county girl was killed when thrown from the fender of a pickup Nick Northwest of Here this morning. I a a a i Linda Snell daughter of or. Land mrs. Tom Snell who live Southeast of ranch Vale was rid Jing on the front fender of a pick up truck driven by her Mother. Her la year old brother Robert was Riding on the other fender. Mrs Snell said the truck hit a bump and the child was thrown to the ground. The truck ran Over her body before she could Stop ii mrs. Snell said. A a a Good morning the Sun has shone Over Amarillo for 162 Day out of 178 during 1955. Comparative Reading at 3 . Yesterday wind Vail Billy sky Mph mile condition Houston. 21 15 partly Cloudy Dallas. 37 15 partly Cloudy okla City. 21 15 Cloudy Amarillo 4 15 Cloudy physician at the Clovis memorial Hospital where the child was rushed immediately said the girl was evidently killed instantly. The Accident occurred about 10 30 a. Funeral Home in Clovis. Father Jim Morrison Tucumcari and his grandmother mrs. Myrtle Morrison also of Tucumcari. Funeral service Are pending final arrangements at the Dunn funeral Home in Tucumcari. a Kos 1.1pm kit a 13-27psitos 12 13re be 2pace Piir 12pm i a to. Psi a it. Pm a a .1per a. Pm 17pne �11 pm or it thunderstorms i eluded .36 of an Inch at the Globe a no details were available As , claiming two weather Hureau. A the Accident occurred hut dumping Rains of i a later Shower which began the medium to Gull Washer size., about 9 30 ., brought an Addi the boy s head. He was pro ,.,. In j in p noun cd dead on arrival at the lightning killed Kenneth e. Tue Meari general Hospital the Jet of sr., Larson county Accident occurred about 8 10 . Farmer As he drove a tractor survivors in addition to the in his Field yesterday after Mother Are one half sister. Bon noon. Last night lightning Nie Skeen tue Meari a grand struck and killed mrs. Henry Julian of Canadian. The thunderstorm in Canadian was accompanied by a 5-Inch rain that washed out a Bridge of the City and blocked Highway 60 to the West. Aein Ordung to the is weather Bureau Here h Belt of thu Wifler showers sure Titiev Aero ass the Eastern in Ai handle late last Naglit. Kamilar Liml Latefi heavy showers simile of in ampa an a Northeast of i Anyon weather observers at Gage okla., said a Tornado like Cloud had been seen North of town hut there was no storm damage. The storms in the Eastern Panhandle devel Opeil after Strong winds blew a thunderstorm no Oss Amarillo about 3 . Yesterday leaving up to .75 of an Inch of moisture and some Hail. Lightning started three Small fires. We ind velocity was estimated at 40 to 50 Miles an hour. Hail fell for a few minutes hot there no damage. The tires were Sli d in the Homes of e. B. Burgess 2�7 Fay did not. F. Austin 41.3 w. 17th and f. Ii Rhodes 1701 Harrison. In add thin a Idt of lightning it Ray Kohl the a he Tunney at hit phen f. Austin a Tinghir highs Hoo. Firemen said damage was Light at All the fires. At the Rhodes Home damage was confined to a tritons of the in Astly Popcorn the ground in City hut was size a. A a a the weather Bureau predict tonal of an Inch to downtown a Amarillo to bring the Days total afternoon and tonight to .31. The Laii fairly we do cd a Vered if. The Calls for a tempera on Page 8 if. If red Lime Story. A Ift of rifled. C Omic. A syn Kerford. Pal fort. Market. Mart is i. Movie. Oil. Plain party f4nr radio and to a port. Weather map weather Vokk Ca St , weather Andreah Amarillo and Vionito partly Cloudy with after rsm and evening Thunder Shower Tver Day and wed Leaday. Low Mon Day night 61, High tuesday 94. West Texas partly Cloudy and warm a tuesday and wednesday with widely scattered Thunder showers m o s 11 y at night. New Mexico widely scattered mostly Light thundershowers tuesday Afler noon and evening. Otherwise fair tues Day a not tuesday night. Increasing Chance for appreciable showers South Pori iof Little change in temperatures. High temperatures s5-s5 North 90-Ltio South. Temperatures by hours yesterday 7 67 noon. Re 8 a a. 73 1 p a. »0 a 76 2 . 8� window shades curtains and rugs. 11 am m 4 74i to the Austin Home a radio. Max. Yest94 min. Yest. A i . Curtains and shades were funeral services Are pending j a. Yet. .54 �5 min. Ye�t.�?T54 undamaged. The roof was slightly final arrangements at the Steed at the Burgess Home rainfall reported in precipitation for 24 hours ending at 4 p a. ,21 inches. Dally we staff photo Littig Larry Don Singi Efon 2-year-Oid son of or. And mrs. L. D. Singleton ins ctr a the do Mog after o sudden gust of wind blew Over o free yesterday offer noon in his Yard of 4128 Polk. Red Jet fighters Down chinese nationalist planes Taipei Formosa tuesday. June 28 svy communist Mig Jet if you were the Boss would you a Giters shot Down a nationalist hire yourself Trainer yesterday and attacked a Wes Izzard aft unarmed amphibious Commer Cial plane in an abrupt liar Eup of children fenced of t Washington june 27 up a a civil defense Post near Here is now ground to the attacking migs. A the chinese communist air Hill Airport last night. Played. I made an Ess turn. But a a a i they were mean sons of gunners. 1 he said none aboard was Hurt a a a attacked Quot by two migs about 1230,Chuan East White dog Island contrary to earlier by the a the first time they stick they j pm while bound for Matsu. 111 Miles South of Matsu and about airline that the american officer were on my Back but i did no to know ministry assailed aboard were four chinese Crew 14 Miles off the Mainland. The was wounded slightly. The Cata it until we were hit. Afterwards warfare Over the Formosa Strait the incidents As a unprovoked am members and 1st it. John j. Good-1 Pilot Chen Kuo min. 43, who once Lina took Bluet holes in the left when they wheeled i wheeled too. Chinee nationalist air Force tacks by communist jets on un-1rich, 26, Rayne la., medical corps resided in Hartford conn., said eng and float and a spar a a a to o sg4i,v�-,. A a the i de starred jets made four fir damaged. For four minutes. 1 Landtr a the plane ing , hitting the Catalina on a ooh it was close Quot Chen told and we waited until it was dark the first one. Newsmen Here soon As i saw heading for Taipei. We had the ministry reported a two a Tion Alist soldiers engine by Catalina amphibians a a a Force is controlled by the rus by the Foshing airlines the attack furred off Tung sians Quot the air Force asserted a a c the defense e incidents i xau Onasi air lure packs by it Iaun Uii i a -7-----,.Quot. Headquarters said intercepted in-1 armed 3iinese aircraft Over inter-1 ii>7iber of Ifie u. A. Military As the i de Starr jets made four fir damaged. De fenced against a Domestic ter com convey nations Between the National it said the Pilot i advisory group attack. Migs indicated the pilots were was killed in the crash of his Flam a 10-foot Fence has been erected virus sians. The air Force asserted ing Jet when it plunged into a he 1 found a cd radio Tower to keep. Also that fluent russian was Over sea North of die Matsu. Hie other children from climbing it. 1 heard in the directions from the a Trainer escaped. Newsmen were not permitted to talk with Goodrich tie airline a ported he was in route to Miu to examine some Serim a ill a the Pilot landed near the Island them i knew they would come checked the plane waited it Riback. The Only Way to she our dark and returned to Taipei a Fine a lives was to play with them so i fighter a a i asked How Many fighters pro a to cited the plane. Oien replied a i d bitter not say anything that Sci Quot asked by newsmen for details about the american officer aboard the plane Chen was admonished by a nationalist Security officer a a done to a a a nationalist air Force headquarter reported that flt air communist migs attacked the two Trainer during a routine training Nissina North of the Matsu

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