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Irving Daily News Texan (Newspaper) - August 10, 1962, Irving, Texas My Stu Wmma to morn Chamam Muhy ser see amp a a let a no spa newspaper contests volume 57 number 190 sundays 10,-week Days--5tf a Kim 1vt up Aily news texan your Home newspaper in Texas fastest growing City Irving Dallas county Texas y amp Ltd weather fair Hod continued hot today and saturday hif4h both Days around 102 Low Toner upper 70 a 8 pages today Friday Augustio 1962 Hunts houses Back i a a it pm civvies Muster out in 105 degrees 4 typical Happy family. A member of Quot Hunt s houses and his attractive wife and Little girl make up a typical family scent at the water Melon party sponsored by downtown merchants for company b after the unit was mustered out of Active duty thursday afternoon. News texan photo. Ends 48-year marriage Cantor collapses after Ida a death thermometer at main and Irving blvd. Stood at 105 degrees. But patriotism flamed several stages hotter in Irving thursday afternoon. A crowd estimated at 800 braved the hottest temperature of the summer to watch Hunt s houses company b of the first medium tank battalion receive orders to routine one a month training duty. The perspiring audience then joined the guardsmen and their wives and Gleeful children to consume to dozen water melons. Another thirty melons All of which were supplied by the downtown i n m. My my in s of. I j Beverly Hills Calif. A up a the death wednesday of Eddie cantors wife Ida after 48 years of marriage left the famed entertainer a overwhelmed with grief thursday and under a doctors care. Cantor the goggle eyed comic who attained stardom in every Media of the entertainment Industry collapsed when he Learned i 70 year old wife died of a heart attack at their Home. He was placed under sedation with a nurse at his bedside. However his daughter Edna and another family spokesman said Cantor was resting and would be a a All the comedian himself was treated for several heart attacks since 1953, and precautions were taken thursday to avoid a new seizure. By Tex Adams Tex Adams thi Pretti St girls Iron Grapevine it Rairie a few years Beck were the sch Rar in Sisters. And the most romantic Youn in vere those in show business. Medicine show business to be exact. What happened to the Oid Tir e travelling troupe is one of the theater a secrets. But what happened to the Black face Cote Dian who or a red the Grapevine girl is not. The two have lived happily Ever after they spent More than 20 years in vaudeville with stage bands on Mississippi show boats. They played for Billy Rose at the fort Worth Texas Centennial and staged a 19 performance at his new York Diamond Horseshoe. They Are the , summonses who with their son and his wife Dick and Doris Simmons own Draco a finn specializing in custom made draperies located in downtown Irving. Quot Blackie Simmons was his name Back then. It still is if you get him to talking about show Days. Quot when i was a school boy i found out that i could make people laugh let a blacking my face and telling a joke. A my brother and i teamed up As Blackie and Brownie two bits of color and hit the Trail Quot i was wearing Flap toed shoes and full makeup when i first met the prettiest girl i Ever saw. That was the Grapevine girl Cid or. Walker introduced us i made quite a hit. But next Day when i tried to Shine up to her without show Black she would t speak to Simmons also had an ear for music and was the master of 14 Efferent instruments. When vaudeville Bezan to slow he organized his own band Blackie Blue jackets and played All Over North Texas under the sponsorship of Keld Quot a lot of musicians went to work for Uncle Sam during the spa thirties Quot said Sim Mons Quot but we did no to. A band with Bounce would always attract at least a few customers. My wife ran the business part. All i had to do was make the joint Quot people in show business always do something in Between a a continued Blackie. Quot we had our share. Out on the West coast my wife got interested in draperies. Our son was an electronics Engineer with ism when the korean War broke out. Later he married and when the War was Over instead of coming Back to California he went to work for Bell helicopter at Hurst. Quot we came Down and before i knew what was happening my wife and her new daughter Doris had one room filled with curtain samples. Then two rooms. A few months later we moved to bigger quarters. A three moves in two years brought us up to managing Itasca draperies which we moved from Dallas to Irving. Sixteen months ago we bought the finn and changed the name to Draco drapery Comer. A a a the new firm had rough sledding at first but now has about 20 girl employees Quot forty five Days ago we had to close the doors on new orders. Draco has Given us our finest ii was another Shock also for an entertainment Industry which Only wednesday paid final respects to actress Marilyn Monroe dead at 36, Cantor also 70, and Ida married june 9, 1914, and had five daughters. His family provided Cantor a seemingly unending series of material and a generation of radio listeners came to know Quot Ida through cantors theme song of the same name. Cantor was proud of the fact that his family life contradicted the stereotype of Hollywood Broadway marriages. He and Ida met when they were Only 13, and their courtship survived her father s opposition. He wanted Cantor to go into the clothing business not show business. But Cantor became a Star in Florenz Ziegfield a Quot Midnight frolics to 1916 and later in the Quot Ziegfield despite cantors loss of i Fortune in the 1929 Stock Market crash he retained a too place in show business for the in i 40 year3. Mrs. Cantor had suffered four attacks in the past seven years. She had been confined to bed since february cadence count. Counting cadence As they go company b personnel presented a Sharp appearance As they marched to their Muster ing out ceremony thursday afternoon. They seemed to ignore 105 degree temperature. News texan photo Bear Creek action postponed Council votes drainage of Morgan Street Ravine says ban offer Safe homeowners along the Morgan St. Ditch packed the City commission room almost to capacity thursday night to plead their Case for Relief from the Ever widening Gulch. The Council was very sympathetic to their plea and voted unanimously to Lay storm sewer pipe in the unlined ditch from Mcclure to Morgan streets. Cost of the pipe for the ditch is $18,000. City Crews will do the work. This is Irving teenager releases record Don Martin 17-year-old songster has released his first recording on the strut Label. The songs Are entitled a Young girls Quot and Quot along came first , the record went to the music Center in Plymouth Park shopping Center. The disc sold 25 copies in the first four hours of sales. Martin whose parents operate Martins cycles shop in Plymouth Park Cut the re Don Martin Cord in Nashville Tennessee at Phillips International. Backing him on the record Are the Nita Kerr singers. Willy Ackerman who plays the Drums on Many Elvis Presley recordings provides the percussion for Martin s Platter. On Friday August 17, Rtin will hold a show at the shopping Center beginning at 7 . Bob Kelly War disc jockey will emcee the affair. Martin told the news texan that they will have Hank Price id on the show if he can get Here from Baltimore in time. On saturday the 18th, Martin and the axe men Martin s band will be at the music Center All Day to sign autographs. An 8x10 photo of Martin will be Given with the first too purchases of his new record. Martin s record is Early showing signs of Promise. Persons who worked with him in Nashville Are especially optimistic about Quot Young girl a Quot which is already a Quot pick hit Quot in Des Moines Iowa. The recording will be released All Over the county in a Short time and sales Are expected to be very Good. Probably the biggest project Ever handled by the City itself. The commission is made it Clear however that they want the project to be started right away and that City manager Morris Howard May rent whatever equipment is needed to Lay the pipe. Had a private contractor been hired to do the work the project would Cost about $30,-000 according to City engineers estimates. Commissioner Sam Hill introduced a note of Candor in the meeting when he said that the ditch As originally built had Cost �?�$28,000 of the tax payers he went on to say that the ditch was built that Way merely to save developers land and Money. John w. Brown 2418 Morgan was the first of the property owners to address the commission. He showed them photos of the ditch which has claimed one Small Fence and threatens already Redwood others. Quot the ditch got the water out of our Yards Quot commented brow a Quot but it took our Yards with Aubrey Rampy 2421 Anderson testified that the Edge of the crumbling ditch is Only "45 inches from my bedroom window Quot commissioners Hans Smith and Charles Jamieson Are out of town so the Council voted to postpone action on extent Ion of water lines to Bear Creek and the time limit on de Farrow s munitions dump due to the controversy surrounding both cases. Both Jamieson and Smith have assumed principals roles in the. Bear Creek Issue and the commission it it it would by unfair to decide anything without everyone present. Washington up a the state department declared thursday that new u. A nuclear test ban proposals now being made in Geneva do not impair National Security. Department spokesman Lincoln White declined any direct comment on charges made by new Yorkus governor Nelson Rockefeller and other republicans wednesday accusing the administration of making damaging concessions merchants assn., were Given to servicemen a families As the Celebration broke up. Mayor Lynn Brown presided at he scorching hot rites which saw two Bowie Junior High band members faint from the heat. A radio reported 103 degrees in Dallas but the big thermometer dial atop Irving Bank and Trust said 105. Nobody was heard questioning the Brown said the rites preceded by a Parade from Bowie Junior High represented Quot Only a very Small Token of our appreciation for your service to Irving and your mayor Brown said the u. S. Had to show its Muscles to Russia to head off aggression in Berlin. A these Muscles have been so ably represented by company b and the whole 49th armoured wearing shiny new captains bars capt. James Hunt unit commander thanked the mayor and All concerned for the Welcome Home. He said he and his men realized they had been sent to fort Polk la., last autumn a to get ready to fight if he said his men had been a continually complimented Quot at the fort for a two things a their spirit and their enthusiasm. They have never missed an Opportunity to Endeavor to improve themselves As fighting put Capr. Hum said the families of company bus personnel actually made the greatest sacrifices of the 10-month training period. He read a Telegram of congratulations from sen. Ralph Yarborough and the company received a huge wooden a membership card Quot in the chamber of Commerce from president Joe Glover. At the conclusion of the ceremonies the company s first sergeant announced in routinely Gruff tones a next Drill 19 August 1962, work a Hearty Roar from the troops greeted the command a dismissed Quot mayor Brown paid tribute to the Junior chamber of Commerce for marshalling the Parade which preceded the Muster out the downtown merchants c. J. Crassons jr., chairman for the Watermelon and the municipal personnel who built the speakers platform and set up the benches for the Watermelon supper. Joe Vardeman Vic president of Irving Bank and Trust co., was head of the Watermelon cutting Crew. Quot be sure and throw away those rinds Quot an adult was overheard advising three of the several score Small Fry attending the feast. Quot will if there a any left Quot one of the youths answered. World f i Ronto no a. F by United press International %jwl/utl1/s Joe anti vac pics Vienna the communist regime has tightened its grip on the bulgarian people to Block any Duane Taylor sailed Home Irving die the playoffs. Public unrest Over recent food Price raises with the winning run with two in another first round game reports disclosed thursday. Following the outs in the Bottom half of the the fort Worth raiders got by Steep boosts in meat and other food prices to seventh inning to provide the Che Midland rebels 8-6. Days ago. The bulgarian press called for Legal Irving giants a 3-2 Victory measures against citizens who spread false re Over Houston s Colts in amors about the country a food situation first round game of the state Sophomore league tour a Quot ment thursday night. Rah it p r a t in n Washington a House Interior sub Irving right hander j olm a committee thursday approved a wilderness Fostel hurled a no hitter. Ii is. Bill designed to preserve millions of acres of and never allowed a Bali to Public lands in their natural state. But one be hit out of the infield in w detract rom subcommittee source said the legislation was that i no y nos combat fitness of Hunts hos a much weaker conservation measure than the by Catcher so Quot 8,ready 1 Cox. He uncorked two wild flame and miss company b a pegs which brought on hous were the real flame throwers Montagnola Switzerland Nobel prize ton s two runs both unlearn in yesterday s Parade. Winning poet and novelist Hermann Hesse died however Cor Ouiden v a a and when thy perspiring thursdays the age of 85 the German born l mosses went after that cold Hesse had been a Swiss citizen since 1923. He isl Watermelon they were Yelling had opposed the extreme German nationalism of is left a boy. This both world wars and had lived in Switzerland be torn of he a a by a Callan. Since 1904

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