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Irving Daily News Texan (Newspaper) - May 29, 1962, Irving, Texas A jul o r the East Texas Comly laity sir la la Adiv 1901-62 net a newspaper contests news texan weather Lefar to partly Cloudy Toda it and wed it so try High today mid to s Low tonight mid 60 s High wednesday upper 80 s volume 57 number 121 sunday.,10c week your Home newspaper in Texas fastest growing City by to Adams Irving Day at the grand Prairie Lions club was a huge Success. This in spite of one or two mishaps. Quentin Wolff who Heads the Lions on this Side of the West Fork Trinity and fellow club member or. James q. Lollar made the trip together. Either by coincidence or design Wolff had an appointment with dentist Lollar just before the thursday noon feed. A delegation of Irving men came honking by on their Way to the Gopher City and Wolff and Lollar rushed out to join them. It was not until the Fried Chicken was being passed a round that the president of the Irving club realized that he had left something very portent lying on a tray in the doctor s office. What he had forgotten was a considerable portion of his chomping equipment. Grand Prairie accountants report that tile visitor in spite of his Handicap polished off five pieces of Chicken and a considerable tonnage of hot Rolls and Gravy. This caused Public comment from the grand Prairie lion president Grady Jacobs a what would he have done if he had come Over fully armed Quot there was quite a flurry Down at the Lone Star Gas company when a report came in from an inspector that one Householder had capped an out Side Gas pipe with a water faucet. The first conclusion was that the Homeowner intended to buy his Gas by the bucketful. However Tommy Jackson says that the tension was eased slightly when tile faucet proved to be a water cutoff. An adaptation about As Safe As putting a Penny in an electric fuse Box. One will be miss Irving. Here they Are the ten pretty Irving girls who Are seeking the right to represent their Hometown in the miss Texas contest. They include left to right Nancy Pittman Dianne Mcculler Alice Ruth Butler Diantha King Lindalu Montgomery Suzanne Morgan Verna Witt Ann Shuler Carrol Cochran and Deborah Riley. News texan photo. A fuss f title tops beauties think Fri what could be nicer Tex Adams Ken Bucher 19, is a Young Man who is feeling his Way into business. Although suffering from a severe sight Handicap he operates a Home Rock shop the Nugget 108 sixth Street where is featured a wide variety of hand polished stones and handsome jewelry. Bucher makes up for his Lack of sight by a highly developed sense of touch and he is a skilled operator of the Rock saw Tumbler and polisher. So far he has collected four ribbons for his show efforts three at the Dallas fair and the fourth from a Dallas Rock and Gem show. Most of the materials with which he works is imported but this does not mean that he spurns local Stone. A Indian arrowheads fossils rocks. I collect just about anything Quot says Ken. He showed an ancient Mussel Complete with petrified meat and Shell. Quot i found this in the Trinity River his most treasured item is a beautifully coloured and polished a Thunder a my Uncle Cut off one end of this Rock found nothing an threw it away. I picked it up and it had a different feel to it. So i Cut it again and this time found the marking you but All Rock polishing and jewelry making would make Ken a Dull boy so he occasionally takes time off for his favorite sport fishing. How does he get All these things dont without the a use of his eyes Well drop by and see for yourself. And take it from us you la set even better after you be been there five minutes. Why would a pretty miss like to be miss Irving the answers Are More varied than you might think. At least that a what reporters and judges of the miss Irving contest found out sunday. A press Day Quot one of the preliminary events for saturday nights miss Irving pageant was staged sunday in the Royal re Tom of Holiday inn West. It gave photographers a Chine to have a Field Day what with Allio miss i contestants dressed in sunday Best. And it gave the judges a Chance to meet the girls and ask them questions that tested poise and personality. Contestants for Irving a first elimination leading up to the miss Texas and miss America titles include Nancy Jane Pittman Suzanne Morgan Verna Lee Witt Ann Shuler Dianne Mcculler Lindalu Montgomery Carroll Cochran Diantha King Alice Ruth Butler and Deborah Riley. Nancy Jane Pittman told the judges she plans to play Chopin a polonaise for her Talent portion of saturday nights show. The slender graduating senior from Irving High says she would like to have a Quot career first then marriage. She has resided in Irving four years and is a native of Dallas. She is the daughter of or. And mrs. James Monroe Pittman 613 s. Delaware. She has dark Brown hair Brown eyes and fair complexion. She a dating pretty much one boy but Isnit going steady she told the judges. Miss Pittman plans to attend North Texas state and to continue the study of piano. A resident of Irving for to years Suzanne Morgan also is in the 1962 is graduating class. She is the daughter of or. And mrs. Harold c. Morgan 2119 Royal Oaks. A just to represent Irving would mean a lot to me a Suzanne said when asked Why she wanted to be miss Irving. The Brown haired Brown eyed Beauty was 1961 miss flame and was also miss Independence at Walnut Hill shopping Center As Well As Homecoming Princess for five years. She plans to enrol this fall in Tyler Junior College. Suzanne s father is a craftsman for the county engineers office in Dallas. She has no steady boy Friend. Named for two of her aunts Verna Lee Witt is an Irving High cheerleader who plans to do a comedy vocal from her dark Green eyes Black hair and fair complexion led to her being named Homecoming Queen and nominated As senior class Beauty. She plans to attend Jacksonville Baptist College and to major in music. She is the daughter of or. And mrs. . Witt of 101 w. Lively and says Quot to be miss Irving is an Honor of which i would always be Verna is going steady. A jazz dance is the Talent display planned by Petite Ann Shuler daughter of or. And mrs. . Rivers. She is a 1960 graduate of Irving High and has lived Here nine years. A native of South Carolina Ann has Olive complexion and Brown eyes. She is a receptionist for first Federal savings and loan. While in High school she was a finalist for miss flame and was vie club sweetheart. She has had one year at Texas tech in Lubbock. Ann wants to Complete her education then a career and then marriage. She believes four children is a Nice number. Dianne Mcculler currently in serving As Roth corps sweetheart and yearbook Beauty at Arlington state College where she is a freshman. She also is employed part time at first Federal savings and loan. Dianne plans to do a comedy dance Quot Honey Bun a a from Quot South at 5-5she is one of the taller entries. She has Brown hair and eyes and fair complexion. Before graduating in 1961 from is she was Homecoming Queen senior class Beauty and a toy Tiger Captain. Her parents Are the . Mccullers 1531 w. The her father being employed by the Federal aviation authority at love Field. A i try to play the Field but you can to help liking one More than the rest a commented Dianne on her dating situation. A dramatic shakespearean Reading is planned by Lindalu Montgomery a Sophomore at North Texas state College in the Talent phase of the miss Irving pageant. She is the daughter of or. And mrs. S. A Montgomery 511 e. 8th St. Her father is off ice manager for a Dalla paint and Laquer firm. Brown haired Brown eyed Lindalu has been Active in drama groups at Etsu and is a Yucca a tsp annual Beauty. She is specially fond of painting and drama. She has live in Irving 14 years. Many honors have come to Carrol Cochran during her years at Irving High school. A 196graduate, she has Bern a Drill team Leader student Council seers to tary football sweetheart class Beauty miss school spirit and accumulated a 91-plus average in her studies. Carrol plans to attend East Texas state and to major in English. She is the daughter of or. And mrs. R. H. Cochran 1421 went Wood and has lived Here 13 years. Quot its a Challenge and it sounds exciting a is the Way Carrol sums up the reasons for her entry in the pageant. For her Talent display Carrol plans to do a dramatic Reading from she is the steady Date of Mike Marshall All District quarterback from the tigers. Tall Brown haired Diantha King was one of the last girls to enter miss Irving Competition and she told the judges the Quality of the entry list is what encouraged her to participate. I knew nearly All the girls and that helped me want o enter she said. Diantha plans a modern dance num it eras her Talent display. She currently is attending it stand is a 1961 graduate of is a graduate of the Powers school of modelling Diantha has modelled for several firms including the fair department stores. She is the laughter of mrs. G. M. Dykes 414 Nottingham. At is Diantha was toy Tiger and a member of several other clubs including i teens. Id like to have a Chance to represent Irving because in in such an a old Irving item a commented Alice Ruth Butler 20. She meant that she had lived in Irving 18-1/2 of her 20 years. Alice Ruth is completing her Sophomore year at North Texas state. The Brown haired Brown eyed daughter of mrs. And mrs. Nolan Butler 214 w. 6th, likes meeting people and wants to have a career in which she can Quot meet the her sister Nolanda will accompany her in selections from Carousel during the Talent phase of the pageant. At is she was a member of National Honor society student Council toy tigers and received the outstanding is student award. Alice Ruth plans to work with her father in his real estate business this summer. An unusual Talent fashion sketching will be demonstrated by Deborah Riley at the pageant saturday. A lifetime resident of Irving she is graduating this week from is. Her parents Are or. And mrs. Sam Riley her father being a steamfitter. The family Home is at 1004 s. Iowa. Deborah is planning to attend Texas Western College where she will study Art. The Blue eyed Brown haired contestant served As i-7eens vice president vice president of the Drill team vice president of Sophomore class and was finalist two years in the miss flame one Hurt loss High in mashup a traffic crash at the Corner of Hurwitz and Britain resulted in injuries to one Driver and heavy property damage about 9 30 Ann. Monday morning. The wreck involved cars driven by mrs. Eula Ramsey Engle 1126 Horseshoe Bend and Larry William Couch 1201 Mayo. Mrs. Eagle suffered cuts on the knee and forehead and was treated at methodist Hospital. The investigating officer patrolman John Mccabe estimated damage to both cars totalling about $1200. According to the police report the Couch Auto was travelling North on Britain and struck the Engle car travelling West on Hurwitz broadside. The Couch car a spun completely around by die Impact and the Engle vehicle was knocked Over a curb and into a Flower bed at t nearby grocery store. Mccabe said no charges have been filed pending completion of his investigation. 7 pages today tuesday May 29,1962 Market la. Lowest since �?T29 fall by Leroy pipe. New York up the Stock Market took its sharpest plunge since the great crash of 1929 monday with the ticker running 69 minutes behind in the heaviest trading in three decades. The break in the Market which has been declining since the first of the year wiped out $28.5 billion in paper values. Since die Market started downward Trevalu Lofall listed stocks has shrunk from $38&Quot.8 billion to roughly $288 billion. Man it brokers pointed out that oddly enough the heavy Selling Carne in the face of Bright business and economic conditions. But most agreed they had expected the Market to go Down somewhat because speculative buying in recent years had driven prices far above the possible realization of earnings and sales growth. Observers noted that while the Selling has snowballed surprisingly the present 70 per cent Cash margin requirement for purchasing stocks should give the Price Structure much firmer underpinning than in 929 when speculators were putting up Only to per cent in Cash. A that time there was far less actual Money behind Stock prices. In mondays action a 1962 High of 1,375 issues were traded and of these 1,212 declined while Only 75, mainly pre rites set for wreck victim serv ices for Milton Quot Bud Quot Brooks will be held tuesday at 3 . In the Wilkerson Hatch funeral Home in Waco. Brooks was killed around noon saturday when his car careened out of control and flipped one and a half times on us Highway 380, 43 Miles East of Roswell new Mexico a Salesman for Pittsburgh plate Glass company in Dallas Brooks had worked for the company for about three years. He and his wife Arlene lived at 1222 Doncaster. Neighbors said the couple had Only been married a year. Mrs. Brooks is 24 years old. They have no children. Friends described Brooks As a reserved Man who spent most of his spare time painting. Quot he was a True artist a said one neighbor. He has painted hundreds of Fine Brooks was native of Waco and a graduate of Baylor University in Waco monday mrs. Brooks was in route to Waco from Roswell. The the tragic Accident took place when Brooks reached in the Back seat of his speeding car and lost control of the vehicle. The couple were on their Way Back from Las vegas. First reports indicated that mrs. Brooks was injured seriously in the mishap but this does not appear to be True. Family friends said her Back was Hurt but not severely. Mrs. Brooks works for Brooks uniform company of Dallas no relation. Feared issues gained this left the Dow Jones industrials with a loss 34.95 at 576.93, the lowest level since oct. 26, 1960. Rails fell 6.88 and utilities 8.22. Losses of $3 to 36 struck every major group and from Ca ily of Usa n j utilities touted just last year As the strongest Helen Sive issues Quot were the hardest hit of All. American Telephone the Tat ions most widely held it tock buckled a a share Iai Pont lost $12.50, ism $37.50, Sears Roebuck $7.38 and in lied aircraft $6.50. A Mong the top Quality rails c and o buckled $6.25 and Norfolk and Western $5.30. 4 Merice. Electric Fps mar a Leo dipped $5,50 in Tho utilities where consolidated natural Gas b9r $7 and Ribicic service service electric Andos $6.38. Trading for the session billowed out to 9,350,000shares, the heaviest since 9,572,000 shares changed hands on july 21, 1933. The lag in the tape doubled the previous record of 34 minutes set in May 1933. Exchange employees were swamped with orders and were kept hours overtime. C c chief to Lead course in politics j. Ledge Craig Southwest division manager chamber of Commerce United states will moderate the first session of a course in the mechanics of politics for Irving ites. Sponsored by the Irving chamber session will be held at 8 . In the chamber offices 130 w. Irving blvd. Subject of the initial session is a the individual in after the first meeting the group Likely will congregate in the new chamber offices. Chamber manager Bill / Stevens encouraged the general Public to attend the scans ions. He stressed that the meetings will be devoted to the Workings of politics and not haggling on current issues. Purpose of the course is to broaden minds on the a inexact science of Politico a said Stevens. A when you create understanding you create positive thinking. Too often persons say no to an idea because they done to understand and no is the quickest and easiest answer they can local Man ends 16-year Effort oar was there ought to be a special category on George Wilson a Grade reports from Dallas College. He deserves an a in determination. Monday night a 16-year-old dream came True for the Irvi gite and his wife when he received his degree in graduation exercises at sum. Dallas College is a Branch of sum Wilson 3713 Bryn mawr has been working toward a College degree since 1945. In that time he has played three roles father student and worker. Monday night he received a bachelors degree in business administration. A a a average student Wilson began the College climb with three semesters at Arlington Junior College after finishing High school in 1945. At the time his ambition was to become a music composer and Arranger. However after working one summer i with southwestern Bell Telephone company he decided on a career with the com in Pany. From 1956 until 1961, Wilson averaged six College hours per semester then he doubled his academic Load. Quot i wanted to get out As run Quot a by up new York the Stock Market plunged monday in its worst break since the crash of october 1929 with investors mostly a Little Fellows a wiping out $28.5 billion in paper values and causing the ticker tape to run a record 69 minutes late. Washington the agriculture department has submitted information to the jus soon As possible and decided be department for to pull out ail stops to finish possible criminal Jorro this year Quot he said. Section of Billie sol Wilson quickly concedes Estes congressional dream comes Trie. A. George Wilson a 16-year-old dream came True monday night when the Irvi gite received his degree from Dellas University. Wilson has been working toward graduation since 1945. That he have made the Long haul Quot if it Hadnot been for my wife g besides lending encourage ment and understanding Arlene directed most of the Par / rental responsibilities with it the couples three children of Lorraine 8 George Iii to Fol and Beverly 13. Wilson is a quiet serious -. Young Man but his arms Are to rippling with Muscles the and that come from lifting yourself by your own Bootstraps. Investigators told monday. Wera a Centerville Iowa Federal investigators said monday a suicide Bent passenger might have of an Ted a fused dynamite Type explosive amt shattered a continent. Airlines Jet

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