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Evening Journal (Newspaper) - February 11, 1952, Lubbock, Texas libbock Journal Monday hb 11 Seven Traffic Fatalities Boost Weekend Violent Death Total Mint Director Wont Authorize Any New Denominations Plea For SevenCent Coin Is Turned Down WASHINGTON Feb 11 The mint isnt going to coin any sevencent pieces and Rep Alfred D Sieminski may as well stop asking U to Sieminski thinks the govern ment should put out sevencent pieces to relieve the national pen ny shortage He also thinks it rector of the mint says she wont authorize any new kinds of coin She concedes there is a penny shortage The mint attributes it to the piggy banking practice of stowing away pennies received in change But new coins They would just create confusion and iip profit coining money Thats be cause the metal in the coin isnt worth as much as the coin itself she said This difference known as expected to add up to million in the year be ginning next July 1 This profit amounts to 64 cents on 145 pen would help if we had a 15centset the Mrs Ross said piece I Mrs Ross in her testimony said j nies and to on worth But Mrs Nellie Tayloe Ross di1 that the government makes al of nickels Troubled B36 Lands Safely SAN DIEGO Feb 11 CP An Air Force B36 bomber in trouble for most of nearly 13 hours it was aloft was down safely today on an island Navy field The Civil Aeronautics control tower said the sixcngined plane worlds biggest bomber landed at a m CST at the North Is land Naval Air Station in San Diego brty The island is restricted to civil ians except on special pass The Navy declined to discuss the af1 fair saying it was an Air Force matter Neither the Air Force nor i Consolidated Vultee Aircraft builders of the bombers would I talk about it either i Landing Foultd j The bomber took off from San Diegos municipal airport Lind bergh field at p m yester day It was Believed ward But reports at the field were that the landing gear fouled as it was being retracted shortly after takeoff Presumably re pairs were made aloft to permit the landing The ship may have landed at North Island for se curity reasons or for safetys sake in case of a possible crackup The huge plane droned over San Diego and the area near this city of for hours A B36 carries a normal crew of 11 to 15 men Residents accustomed to flights of the big bombers never theless were puzzled at the per sistent circling of this plane Newspapers and the police re ceived numerous inquiry calls Siayid At Fitld Fire Chief George E Courser had men and equipment at Lind bergh field until midnight Then he sent equipment back to sta tions but on a 20minute alert The chief was still at Lindbergh field when the bomber finally came to rest on North Island Reporters and photographers were still waiting at the munici pal field Many residents aware of trouble of some sort had driv en to the airport and stayed through the night as the bomber circled Shootings Add To Toll Of 21 Killed Throughout State OFF OH SOUTH AMERICAN and Mrs Vernice Ford are shown as they boarded a Braniff International Airways plane at Municipal airport for a flight to Miami where they will leave later today on a 25day tour of South America The tour is sponsored jointly by Braniff and the Farm Journal magazine and members include 35 U S farm owners accom panied by Louis Bromfiekl noted authorfarmer The party will visit Peru Uruguay Argentina and and enjoy sightseeing at such world famous scenic spots as Rio De Janeiro Buenos Aires and Lima Peru Through arrangements with the agriculture departments of the five Latin countries on the tour the farmers will be privileged to visit government experimental farms schools private farms plantations and ranches Photo by Jim By Auoeiited rrtui Texas weekend violent death toll least 21 today with seven in traffic ac cidents three dead in fires and three from shootings One man was electrocuted when he stepped on a broken power line Another was fatally injured In an oil field accident Latest deaths reported include Mrs Noah Kenneth Rinehart 30 Cameron was killed Sunday when the car her husband was driving struck a bridge rail near Cameron The couple moved to Cameron recently from San An gelo William J Shannabarger 26 Lubbock was killed Saturday when his truck ran over him A passenger said the vehicle veered from the highway Shannabarger fell oul and was run over by the rear wheels of the vehicle Woman Found Dtad Mrs Marie Leavell owner of a Dallas dress shop found dead Saturday in her home Doctors said she apparently died of suf focation after she fell between wall and the bed A verdict of accidental death was returned in the death of Mac lambrell 36 who died Saturday in Houston Companions said Kim brell fell out of a truckin which he was riding Friday night U A Branscum about 40 Abi lene was killed Saturday when the truck he was driving over turned eight miles southwest of Seymour Friday Charlie Sechelski farm er living four miles south of Nava sota was found shot to death in the woods near his home Sam Gidcumb 60 and Bill Brannoh 73 died Friday night in a fire that swept their small sec ondfloor apartment in Dallas J W Winegeart 56 was elec trocuted Saturday near Longview when he apparently stepped on a Boy Sec led In During FourDay Trip Hysterical Chilled Youth Is Freed From Prison Of Box Car broken power line wWle fighting a flre Oilman KiliUd Dennis E Miller S3 with an oil drilling crew was fatally injured Sunday when struck by a falling drill pipe plug at an oil well near Sweetwater W O Williami 77 pioneer formei of the San Bepito area was fatally beaten Sunday by thieves who ransacked his home and then escaped in his automo bile Mrs Wufiams 72 was criti cally injured when beaten with a heavy iron wrench The killers apparently escaped into Mexico south of Brownsville Billy Paul French 26 and James Patrick Chaptnim 41 were killed Saturday nibh1 when their truck overturned near Pecos Officers said Chapman swerved his truck to miss a vehicle parked on the pavement Arthur Millur 41 negro was stabbed to death Sunday in a night club fight in Corsicana Leon Trancii Reiter 12 was fa tally shot Saturday while hunting rabbits near Muenster with an older brother Beiter 14 Basil said he fired at a rabbit and the bullet ricocheted striking Leon Ernestine Barrett a four manthsold girl died Sunday when trapped in the burning home of herparents in San Antonio Mrs Verba Leach 55 Al len died Sunday of injuries received Saturday in an automo bile accident near Richardson Three miles south of Beeville Sheriff R V Ennis 48 shot to death a prisoner he was taking to jail Sunday The sheriff said the unidentified man attacked him Frank Moody 28 Longview was killed Sunday night when his motorcycle and an automobile col lided at a street intersection in Longview Houston Beauty Is Stock Show Queen HOUSTON Feb 11 Reynaud a 21yearold Houston brunette was named queen of the Houston Fat Stock Show as it ended Sunday night She received a 1952 convertible in ceremonies at Sam Houston coli seum During its 12day run the show and accompanying rocteo broke all previous records Officials esti mated more than persons attended Some persons attended the rodeo headlined by Roy Rog ers his wife Dale Evans and horse Trigger An Oklahoma cow boy Todc Whatley of Hugo walk ed away with top rodeo money of more than Eagles have been known to live more than 100 years TO PLAY CHBWTENSEJi POPULAR STUDIO EtTEVA COBERtT 1307 301H PH 33243 DR C M NEEL OPTOMETRIST VISUAL TRAINING 1620 Broadway 57155 Cnuojjiactic Clinic 1906 Avt S Dr w o UAIR Ph 32198 Chiropractor OPEN FOR BUSINESS Ace Linen Supply eoftmm LININ SIRVICI A Builncn 1124 Q n B9391 fBy The Cnlted Prfsin GRANITE CITY Feb 15yearold boy frost bitten and wildeyed with hysteria was found in a seal ed freight car where he 4ad been imprisoned without food or heat on a fourday trip from Connecticut William Kelvin Wright was taken to St Elizabeths hos pital whers his condition was described as pretty workers freed him the box car on a rail road siding in nearby East Madison Sunday The boy told hospital at tendants that he lived in Brs ton and was crying to hitch a ride to Oakland to see his mother At tendants said his hysterical condition however prevent ed him from giving morede tails of his family But au thorities sought to locate his parents while he underwent treatment William said he hitchhiked from Boston to New Haven where he went to freight yards and climbed into a box cai He aid he hit his head on the side of the car when the train started with a jerk When he recovered consci ousness he discovered that the car was sealed He cuddled in a corner of the car with only thin clothing to protect him for his ourday trip half way across country STEEL Fibrluion of t utttl Steel LUBBOCK STEEL WORKS EDGAH O LEWIS Uwnll Dr J W Kfnard OPTOMETRIST 1419 Ave Q Ph 31784 When railroad workers at East Madison heard his muf fled cries and freed him the negro boy sobbed uncontro ably then collapsed from ex posure and malnutrition The box car belonging to the Nickel Plate Road carried a load of general merchandipe MisLabeling Texas Grain Brings Fine OKLAHOMA CITY Feb 11 western Oklahoma grain dealer was fined in federal court here Monday for tacking an Oklahoma label on alfalfa seed when in truth it was grown in Doyle E Turner owner of Turner Grain Erick was charged on 23 counts of mis branding interstate shipments of the alfalfa seed most of which went to Kansas City and Enid and Tipton Okla Turner pleaded no defense and JudgW R Wallace fined Turner on the first count and on each of 23 additional counts Mrs John Smallin Of Lorenzo Claimed LORENZO Feb 11 Special Mrs John Smallin 77 resident of Lorenzo most of the time since moving to the South Plains about 40 years ago died at p m Sunday at the home of a daugh ter Mrs Dick Buck of Temple Funeral services will be con ducted at a m Tuesday in Knox City and a memorial service will be conducted at p m Tuesday in Lorenzo Cemetery I where burial will be beside the grave of her husband Mrs Smallin was born in Hunts Survivors include one son Bob Smallin of Albuquerque N twodaughters Mrs C Bohannan of Knox City and Mrs Dick Buck of Temple eight grandchildren and one greatgrandchild Her husband died in October 1944 at Plainview Civil Jury Is Called For District Court A civil jury was called by Judge Victor H Lindsey 2nd District Court for p m to day There are several cases on the courts calendar In 99th District Court Judge G V Pardue excused a petit jury until p m today after it convened at 10 a m Mr Joseph Raymond Tulles of 3913 Ave O on birth of a son weithlat 7 pounds 3 ounces it a m todA7 at St Marys hospital father Is a tlri contractor Mr and Mrs Ealdomero Escobtdo of 213 N Ave Q on birtn 01 suu 7 pounds 3 ouacefl at a m Sunday 1n the home reported by Porter hospital The 1 employed by South west Steel Co Mr and Mrs W J Baker Lubbock Route on birth of a damhter velihlni t pounds 3 ounces at D m Sunday In West Teiaj Hospital Thefather Is employed by Purina Mills Mr and Mrs W D Blevlns 2S17 Thirtieth on birth of a daughter welzhlnt 8 pounds 10 ounces at a m Sunday In West Texas Hospital The father Is employed by the Lubbock Auto Company Mr and Mrs L T Scone PUlnvlew Rlthway on birth of a daughter welthlnx 5 pounds 10A ounces at a m Sunday In West Texas Hospital The father Is self emplored Mr and Mrs L 8 Bull Ave A on birth of a son wellhlng 1 pounds It ounces at 11 m Sunday In West Tens Hospital The father Is by SplkesSellersJenklns Furniture Company Mr and Charles L ODear of 2309 Thirtyfifth on birth of a daughter weigh ing 7 pounds 1 ounce at a m Satur day In St Marys Hospital The father Is employed by the Oolden Liiht Coffee Co Mr and Mrs C Harper of Shallowater Route 1 on birth of a dauihter weighing 8 pounds 7 ounces at a ro Saturday to 8t Marys Hospital The baby was delivered by Caesarean section The father Is a farmer Mr and Mrs Euseblo Almatuer of Lub bock Route 6 on the birth oB a son weigh Ini 7 pounds 1 ounce at a m Satur day at the family home The father Is a farm laborer Mr and Mrs Curtis E Bray S406 Seventh on birth of a daughter welthlng pounds 13 ouncesat a m Sunday In St Marys Hospital The father Is In tne cry goods business Mr and Mrs R M Mlddleton Shallo water on birth of a son weighing 7 pounds 3 ounces at a m Sunday in Abel Hospital The father Is a farmer Mr and Mrs Lynn Arnold 1918 Fifth on birth of a son welshing 7 pounds 1 ounce at p m Sunday in Taylor Hospital Mr and Mrs Joseph Tullos of 5813E 1st 8t on birth of a son weighing 7 pounds 32 ounces at a m today In St Marys hospital The father Is a tile contractor and Mrs W E Jefferles Reese Air Force Base on birth of a daughter weighing 7 pounds 10 ounces at a m Sunday to Lubbock Memorial Hospital Mr and Mrs E J McEwln Lubbock Route 7 on birth of a son weighing 4 ndp 8Vz ounces at p m Sunday In Lubbock Memorial Hospital The father employed by Sell Ice Cream Mr and Mrs John J Johnson Uie on birth of a daughter weighing 6 j pounds 2 ounces at p m Sunday In Lubbock Memorial Hospital The father is a student in mechanic school Mr and Mrs W lamaa Ronti vlile on birth of a son weighing 7 pounds t a m today in Lubbock Memorial Hospital The father Is employed by Paul Vernon Gin Business Slow As New Lubbock Parking Service Begins Operafions Here Today Lubbocks newest parking serv ice was a no show affair for the first two and1 onehalf hours after opening at today and at noon had parked cars for only six customers M J Crimaldi ol San Antonio the operator denied that results were disappointing I didnt expect to start off with a he said Crimaidi promises to Deliver customers cars from the Panhan dleSouth Pliins Fairgrounds io a Broadway and Ave H loading zone in a matter of three and one half to five Lubbock City Commission ap proved use of the downtown load ing zone at a meeting in City Hall Tuesday Somi City Schools Place In Odessa Tourney J T Hutchinson Junior High School placed third in an eight team basketball tournament at Odessa over the weekend and Carroll Thompson school wound up in fourth place Both Lubbock schools entered in the meet placed men on the alltournament team Chosen for the honor were Guard Jarell Snodgrass of Hutchinson and Center Ronald Salyer of Carroll Thompson In the first round Friday afternoon Hutchinson defeated Midland 4230 whle Carroll Thompson won over Edison of San Angelo 3533 In the second round Saturday both teams went down Hutchinson by 4035 to Crockett of Odessa and Thomp son finally bowed 4752 to Bowie of Odessa which later squeezed by Crockett 3129 to win the tourney The two Lubbock teams then battled for third with Hutchinson winning 3328 Crimaldi conceded delays may occur during rush but said all bugs can be ironed out of the system within a few weeks Name of the concern is S th Plains Parking Service Crimaldi is to pay the city A month rental for downtown loading space anc1 pay the fair association 800 a year for parking space at tha fairgrounds v Cost to the customers will be 50 cents for a full day or fraction of a day Crimaldi opened for business at a m today but said he is con sidering at a m opening time About 15 idle drivers were on hand to take cars to and from the fairgrounds and the operator said he will have from IE to 20 on hand at all times The drivers are paid 15 cents for each round trip Clost At Closing time is scheduled at p m on weeKdays and p m on Saturdays Crimaldi said the problem of caring for rush hour business is one of the bugs which must be worked out There is space for five the loading zone Stacking up of cars at the zone may be another he agreed The operator told newsmen average time required to drive to or from the fairgrounds is three and onehalf to five minutes City Commissioner 2 K Hufstedler said Crimaldi told the commission it would take five to 15 minuses Runs to and from the fair grounds were averaging five min utes this morning Crimaldi said he eypects his first big volume of business Saturday And once they find out were here theyll keep He pointeo at Lubbocks old courthouse and added It we had all that cleared off and had a park ing lot iu there it wouldnt make any difference We still wouldnt have any business on the first Mr nnd Mrs birth of a son welsUni 1 poundi 1 ounce at a in Hospital The ot Pump Co U manaier Delivery Llqht Moving Call Fat Oir PICKUP SERVICE TAXI 55711 If You Drink Dont CALL A CAB SHOWER AT PLAINVIEW PLAINVIEW Feb 11 Special j A shower was received this morn I ing at Plainview but could not be 1 measured Fourteen miles west of Plainview near the Halfway community there was a heavy r PEN RFPAR Parker Sheaffer Eepair SubStation 2 DAY SERVICE Genuine Parker Sheaffer PARTS Everything ELECTRICAL UMPS SHADES APPLIANCES ftlPAIRS ON ALL APPLIANCES fixtures And Electrical Contorting HENRY ELECTRIC 1 ttak flk 4 TNI pn llljl Any ef sii ihapi or color can replaced here perfectly KEEP ME ALWAYS ON YOUR MIND WHEN YOURE ELECTRICALLY Sevan Men Leave To Report For Service Seven men left Lubbock this morning for Amarillo to be in ducted the Armed Forces and 46 others went up for their physi cal examinations Those reporting for induction in clude three men from Lub bock Weldon E Walker 219 Sherman Billy G Eaton 512 Ave E and Thomas 1905 BirchAve Others are Houston Smith and Robert E Kelly both volunteer inductees from Rails Jack O Lee Lorenzo and Jose Sierra who re ported as delinquent when he fail ed to repurl for a physical exami nation Men from four countien wert included in the group Anywhere fit America We for AttmtNtIM OATEt Afantt tar Amtrlco VM MANN WAREHOUSE AND TRANSFER CO 101 WATCH MR WILUE INTHEADSRUNBYi flOUATUBE IRRIGATION PIPE Ftrftct Cor ritr for Seuthwtittrn Ir rigation Fanmtra As tht new Irrigation tetten oegins and before you rtirt watering we urge you to investigate A Q U A T D B B will return to you many times con in Irriu tion ind put tnd to many of your irrigation problems IMMEDIATE DELIVERY Perry Son 1107 If Hi Old YOUR TRADITIONAL CITY OF LUBBOCK CEMETERY AND yours IS a traditional cemetery you to consider your family burial estate with the same forehandedness that you apply to life insurance or the making of a will For only by settling this important matter BEFORE THE NEED ARISES can there be the calm unhurried approval of ALL the family Office Phone 38693 Mrs W B Price Chas Maedgen Jr CLIFF PARKER Manager Interest Geo P Kuykendall Res Phone 33480 Joe N Nislar Vernice Ford YOUR ASSURANCE OF PERMANENT CARE ;