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Amarillo Sunday News Globe (Newspaper) - May 12, 1957, Amarillo, Texas My a state morning newspaper a a a published jointly by the Amarillo daily Newt and the Globe times a a a final City Elpitio Camarillo sunday news Globe sex leas4�d wires associated press and United press a wire photo and picture service regional Loews and Washington staff ser fees vol. 3�z, no. 19amarillo, Texas sunday morning May 12, 1957 68 rages Price 15 cents brighten Rainis Nan air base to expand missile program a sunday news Globe Stafi photo undaunted by rain which drove viewers of the kid s dog show under shelter saturday Debby Whitenton of 3408 Lynette and Doug Owens of 2904 Comanche show their dog Quot Little Black a a a a a a dog show proves howling Success amid reports of Tornado funnels and actual raindrops the kids dog show howled to a successful close saturday afternoon in memorial Park. Despite a Brief insert Mission while people and dogs alike piled into automobiles for Protection against rain winners were chosen and trophies awarded. Big dogs and Little dogs with owners of like sizes rubbed noses while mongrels and purebreds exchanged the routine snaps and growls of getting acquainted. Little Ina Jean Nystrom. Daughter of or. And mrs. R. M. Nystrom of 421 w. 3rd, and her Dalmatian a a sunnier walked away with the Best purebred dog grand prize. This is the second time a a sunnier has taken first in the kids show. Ina Jean received a radio. audience applause won the most popular Mongrel title for a Rio a a Large Collie owned by Danny Johnson son of or. And mrs. H. M. Johnson of Canyon. The Small freckle faced youngster received a bicycle. Running Rio a close second was a Pete to Ned by Kathy Gatlin of 400 Madison. Ina jeans a Sunnie a almost a fireman a red suit and hat came through a second time to place first in the Best costume class. A fashionable third dressed in Bonnet and skirt was a Duke a owned by her sister Betty. Judges Meholin and Ralph Morrison read verdicts while Weldon Street superintendent of the show handed out trophies and ribbons in each class. Or. L. L. Rush served As chief veterinarian for the event sponsored by the Amarillo humane society and Ralston Purina co continued on Page 2 Fra elects area officers Harvey Bradley of Samnorwood is the never president of area 1, future Farmers of America named saturday at the annual area convention in Amarillo High school. Other new officers include Bobby Johnson of Olton vice president Coy Herrington Idalou Secretary Jimmy Whit Silverton she a the sweetheart fill Silverton treasurer Johnny Eschle Groom reporter Lavoid Lowrie ropes Ville Sentinel and Bobby Albin Follett parliamentarian. Future Farmers from the Panhandle South Plains also named an area sweetheart to compete in the state convention in fort Worth july 17-19, and named other area contest winners and nominees for state offices and honors. The area 1 sweetheart is Linda 1.1 timer 16, daughter of or. And mrs. E. L. Latimer of Littlefield. She is a High school Junior officer in the future homemakers 4 h member and Ittlefield High school cheerleader. Beverly Bates 17, daughter of or. And mrs. Charles Bates 1709 Juniper Amarillo w As second in the sweetheart contest. A r. Cal Lier of Idalou is the area i Imine a for state office. He will compete in the state contest in fort Worth. Other winners named saturday include Public speaking John Garmon of Groom Talent Matador and Vega chapters areas a i be Star Farmer Harold Bindley Clarendon area candidate for Texas Star american Farmer Wayne Bodkin Olton farm electrification contest Lewis Walker Plainview. Soil and water management where to find it Amuil ments Pakan 6-7 of a. C Birdie a sri i Sec. B books pack the scr. Birkl Nickk pack 17 see. A Giassi fiend pages 8-kl see. V i Omie Scripa Paite 21 see. A i crossword pase 21 see. A cd Floriau Paite 20 see. A farm and ranch. Paite 2 see. C hangar Oas. Paite 3 see. I it indoor ii Dimir. Pauses 22-23 see. V markets Paite j9 see a Martha Mason Paite a see. K Oil and Gas Paite 16 see. A Kadio Pace 7 see. C Range rider Page a see. Society. Pages 1-10 see. B sports pages 11-1,5 see a television Page a Sec. A a weather map Page 4 Sec. V award. Jack Campbell c5anyon farm safety. Clarendon chapter farm mechanics Billy Bob Brown Panhandle Dairy Farmer Claude Yates Plainview Texas electric Utility award buddy Black of Muleshoe Scott wildlife service conservation award Jimmy Wasson Panhandle. Area nominees include Doyce Graham Clarendon seeking a $250 Santa be scholarship Bill Stephens Silverton candidate for the $250 Texas farm Bureau College scholarship Bobby j. Johnson Olton and Jimmy Whitfill Silverton candidates for the two $200 Anderson Clayton scholarships. Olton Panhandle and Silverton will enter the National chapter contests. A sunday news Globe slain Pluto miss Linda Latimer of Littlefield fund request to Congress five new maintenance training programs involving the b-58 tactical Jet bomber and certain missiles Are to by instituted at Amarillo air Force base in the fiscal year which begins july 1. Congress was informed of the program saturday by the air Force. To carry out the pro Gram air Force officials said funds will be needed to modify classrooms maintain additional training equipment and to install electrical Power and new stocks of supplies material and equipment. No breakdown of these funds was Given reported b. N. Timmons chief of the Washington new s Bureau for die Amarillo sunday news Globe. What this new program will mean at the base personnel level was not know at the time of saturdays disclosure by air Force officials in Ivas Hington. Gen. William Lee. Base commander was at Bethlehem pa., for a saturday address at Lehigh University and will not be Back until May 15. It is recalled How Ever general Lee has told Amarillo civic leaders �?o1957 promises to be the greatest year in the history of Amarillo air Force twisters rain mix it up continued heavy Rains entered in areas to the South and Southeast fell saturday Over the High Plains As tornadoes threatened eight counties in the Western Panhandle. Seven twisters were known to have hit the ground in the Western Panhandle but no damage was reported. In Southeastern portions of Briscoe county there w Ere unofficial reports of Rains in excess of 5 inches. Hail which fell with heavy showers covered the ground at Olton and Dumas. A Bridge was w asked out by heavy downpours in Motley county. Amarillos official 1.04 inches of moisture saturday placed the 1957 total at 8.72, Only 1.22 of the total for All of last year. At the Globe news building 9th and Harrison .89 w As measured from the rain which began about 2 . And continued through the afternoon. Other Amarillo reports included .80 at 835 Travis and .90 a a a raging la Treamie la weep Carsi from Highway is Homes in Central Texas As deluge Hail and tornadoes continued to Rake the state saturday. A Small boy was missing and presumed drowned. Nearly a dozen other persons were rescued from Trees and Highway signs to which they dung after their cars had been swept off the roads by flood Waters. At one time Satur i Day night More than 100 cars downpours of up to 7 inches swept i a x a i it Emch he was Riding was swept off a sints scurrying Tom their other halting release of water from heavy flooding was reported in persons including his father who Lake Whitney and Garza Little the Waco and Killeen areas. The were in the car were rescued from to enable the Trinity and the . Corps of engineers an Brazos to handle the heavy run bounced late saturday it was off into the Rivers downstream release of water a tree to Wlinich they were forced to cling for several hours. Moody had received 6.80 inches of rain in a three hour period Early saturday night and the Down pour was still continuing there and at other Central Texas Points. Between 50 and 100 families w Ere being evacuated from limes along Nolan Creek at Killeen were reported trap i As Small drowned streams mainly the Bull hide and month by Hood Waters. Cow Bayou swirled across highways South of Waco. The missing boy was 21-month-old Harry James Greene or. Of i Ahwno Yiirs Reata Iii forecast . Weather Bureau Amarillo a n d Vicinity sunday partly to Cloudy with scattered afternoon or evening thundershowers. Highest temperature near 68. Mon a a a partly Cloudy with Little change in temperatures. Panhandle and South Plains Cloudy with scattered showers and a few thunderstorms. Locally High winds sunday. Monday partly Cloudy. No important temperature changes. Temperatures by hours yesterday 7 . �4 noon. 57 8 s3 1 .58s4 2 58 10 ski 3 58 u . Is 4 . 58 mag. Yest.62 min. Yest.52 yest. 56 90 min. Yest. 56 47 Sunrise s 46 . Sunset. 7 41 . Precipitation for 24 hours ending at 4 4 . inches. At Abilene in West Texas Low lying residential sections were again threatened As torrential sent creeks there swirling out of their Banks. A a a the new Rains saturday afternoon and evening followed in the Wake of cloudburst of up to 7 inches late Friday and Early saturday that sent Southwest Texas streams and Rivers on the rampage. The weekend downpours created new flood threats in Many Sec le.4gue Topeka at Amarillo Ppd rain Albuquerque 8, Lincoln 7. Colorado Springs 6. Des Moines 2. Pueblo 5, Sioux City 4. National Leagie Cincinnati .5, Chicago 4 St Louis 8, Milwaukee 7 10 inn new York s. Brooklyn 5 15 inn Phila Deihla 7. Pittsburgh 2 american league Cleveland 2, Kansas City 1 new York 6. Baltimore 4 Washington at Boston Ppd. Rain Chicago at Detroit Ppd. Rain Good Mora Tao \ the Sun has shone Over Amarillo for 107 Days out of 131 during 1957. Comparative readings at 3 .30 . Saturday. Wind visibility sky mph Miles condition hou.ston13 14 pm Lyciy Dallas. In 7 poly cloy Okia. City. 9 15 poly 1dy Amarillo 15 15.ptjyc.dy i Texas Highway patrol was searching for a car with three which was reported to have been swept off a Bridge South cow Creek near Golinda in the Waco area. The Rains covered a wide Sec continued on Page 2 its Back to jail after the wedding an Amarillo Man who said be burglarized an Oklahoma grocery store for Money to get married spent a Short lived honeymoon. Immediately following the Church ceremony Friday in Hugo okla., the Groom and his Best Man were toted off Tot the Hugo jail. The Groom James Franklin Myers 20, and Best Man de Mitchell 27, both of 1710 fill More Are being held on charges of second degree burglary in connection with the burglary of a Boswell okla., grocery store. After spending a week in jail unable to Post $.2,500 Bonds Myers asked authorities for permission to marry his 16-year-old sweetheart Alva Wright of Haworth okla. Permission was granted and the Amarillo Many a seven month courtship ended with a Church wedding Friday night with his cellmate serving As Best Man. Myers said he was almost immediately snatched away from his Bride but authorities who took him Back into custody were a just spending Hig welding night in jail was a bit disturbing Myers said but the trial is tentatively scheduled for next thursday. Mrs. Myers who is staying with her Mother in Haworth said she would wait for her husband. According to officer the Boswell grocery store was burglarized Friday a week ago. Myers and Mitchell were apprehended soon afterwards. A i at 3005 Curtis drive in Amarillo. Weathermen predicted a continuance of the scattered Hun Dershow ers this afternoon and evening for the entire area. Some High w kinds were expected. Heavy Rains in the foothill country of Motley county in the Southeastern Panhandle Early saturday flooded the Matador Park put More rain in the Hackberry Branch of Ballard Creek than residents have seen in 10 years and washed out a Bridge on farm to Market Road 684, two Miles Southeast of roaring Springs. Water stood Over Concrete picnic benches in the Matador Park and the Hackberry Branch which runs through the City w As filled Bank to Bank. Rainfall in Matador at More than 2 inches and was accumulating in Lowland areas As it poured into creeks and branches. Fields in the roaring Springs area w Ere covered with water and All dirt roads in the area were made impassible by the heavy but Short lived moisture. A 2.20-Inch rain fell from thundershowers at the Elbert Reeves farm Southwest of Matador. The fall which began about ,3 . Saturday was accompanied by an electrical storm but no damage was re a muted. Channing was soaked by 1.05 inches of rain and pounded by Hail for 30 minutes Satur Day aft Ern Chin while a Tornado funnel swept along the ground in open country for a distance of about 6 or 8 Miles. Hugh Rentfro who 1 mile South of Channing said the twister his Home by about 75 Yards. Rentfro and others watched the funnel As it moved in from the Southwest about 5 .30 . It moved on to the Northwest and had dissipated by 5 50 . Light but Undari aging Hail also was re it sorted at i it ittle Field Lackney and Cucui Carl . Rains of an Inch or More also were reported at Channing Higgins Claude Groom Mcox an Wheeler Memphis Wellington Lelia Lake Hedley Brice. Silverton Childress Happy Tulia Plainview Littlefield Olton Floydada East of in Tackney Lubbock Friona and port ales . Moisture continued in scattered areas of the East Northeast and East Panhandle Early saturday evening. Other twisters which hit the ground in open country and brought no known damage were reported in deaf Smith Potter Hartley and Moore counties. A funnel reportedly hit a Field about 10 Miles of Hereford at mid after Mion saturday. One observer said he kept it in View for about 12 minutes an open area near Dawn 13 Miles Northeast of Hereford also was hit by a funnel. Residents of Bushland 14 Miles of Amarillo also observed a Tornado funnel with touched Llie ground Smith West of the town. It moved to the Northeast amid heavy rain and Hail and decreased in intensity As it hit twice Over an area near master son 12 Miles South of Dumas. Correspondent Ken Duke of Dumas said a funnel 12 Miles Southwest of Dumas a six Iunce up and Down like a Yoyo it hit continued on Page 2 Kunc to Colo cast cd a Oldyear to play Hoisie 7 . Reception air base by Jane Rutherford sunday news Globe staff writer 3lothers throughout the world Are receiving special tribute today but a new York airman a mom in Amarillo thinks she a the Lii Oak to of All. A i m enjoying every minute of it a says mrs. Andrew 1, Sim Amarillo air Force bases Mother of the year who was of rating on a split second time schedule saturday. Since arriving in Amarillo Friday afternoon the new York a Momy has been going at Breakneck Speed and today promises More of the same. Accompanying mrs. Sim on her tour is a.2.c. Andy Sim or. Who won the three Day expense paid trip to Amarillo for his Mother in a base sponsored letter writing contest on a Why my Mother should come to today the a Queen Mother will attend services on the base where Hep son officiates each sunday. Later the two will go to the first Church of Christ scientist. A reception in Honor of mrs. Sims will lie Gin at 3 , in the service club on the base. Amarillo mothers Are is Jacial by invited to the recept Iii followed by Coronation ceremonies at 7 . Airmen have volunteered to escort Amarillo mothers to the program and reception needing transportation to the base or wanting to adopt an airman for the Day should Call the by noon. The group will gather at the Uso at 1 30, and go from there to the base. Those w acting to attend the festivities in their own cars will be directed by officers at the Gate to the club. The visiting Royalty will w ear specially designed Robes and Crown for her Coronation. Other honoured guests will include representatives from the United daughters of the confederacy daughters of american revolution veterans of foreign wars and several Ether Gramps. The Little Gray hatred Mother i thrills Mother a a a supporters of Rojas killed in Colombia bcx50ta, Colombia May 11 up a. Colombian mobs beat choked kicked or burned to death scores of supporters of president Gustavo Pinilla in the final hours of violence accompanying his ouster and flight toward exile in Spain it w As teamed today. The death toll in four Days of mounting revolt totalled More than 100, including 70 a pro vistas Quot killed in rioting Friday in the South we team provi Krial capital of Cali. Is where in the country 34 death were reported. A a a Mobe in Call also destroyed the Plant of two pro Rojas newspapers �?o1 paid a and a Addario Del in Call two persons were doused with gasoline and turned into flaming torches. The country remained divided Between jubilation at the overthrow of Rojas and fury at his supporters. But no new incidents of major violence were reported. Die five Man military Junta which succeeded the president appealed to the United states and other nations for diplomatic recognition. Government offices and die property of Rojas supporters in various cities were destroyed by mobs celebrating the the sex president accompanied by nine relatives left Bogota secretly Friday night in a special air Force c-54. The army detailed a Strong guard to escort him to the Airport. Die four engined plane stopped off at 4 . In Kingston Jamaica to refuel. The deposed dictator refused to talk to newsmen in the British Caribbean Colony. It w As not certain whether Rojas had been allowed to take with him any sizeable part of the Fortune lie accumulated during four years in Power. In Caracas the newspaper Ultima Noticia estimated the colombian dictators a wealth at $11,400,000. Buh Tlacil up and Down Amarillo big Sines streets saturday morning receiving gilts and meeting Amarillo merchants. Constantly halted in her tour by a persons who had seen her picture in the paper and wanted to meet her mrs. Sira kept up with her Sehi Lule receiving such gifts As a watch radio and television set. Saturday afternoon she toured Palo Duro Canyon boys ranch and took a Quick peek at the base. She appeared As special continued on Page 2 Volkswagen Bend Fedway drs-s800 Mother of four is mrs. America fort inv Underdale fla., May 11 up a a mrs. District of Columbia a a statuesque dark hair i Mother of four tonight was named a mrs. American Over 49 other contestants. Mrs. Harry Linw Ood Findley of Arlington va., squealed with Joy and threw her hands in the air the judges named her the nation s top in homemaker for 1957 in a ceremony seen by an estimated 20 million television viewers. A mrs Arizona a mrs. Betty Patterson of Winslow ariz., w As named runner up. She is a Hazel eyed brow Nette and also the Moth of of four children. Newspapers saved while you vacation just two Telephone Calls will save All your newspapers while you re on vacation. And the newspapers wont be cluttering up your front porch while you Are away either. Just Call the circulation department at the Globe news Drake 6 6262 and Tell the clerk you want a vacation . Then when you return Call again and your newsboy will bring you All the copies that have been saved so you can Eatch up on the news at your Leisure. A a

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