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Kerrville Daily Times (Newspaper) - May 19, 1957, Kerrville, Texas Boy out of Well he he manorv1lle, n. Y. Is Joy Ous rescuers pulled Little Benny Hooper alive Friday night from the Bottom of a Well in his backyard he was trapped in the Sandy pit nearly 24 hours. An ambulance sped the 7-year-old to a Hospital in nearby Mastic Beach minutes after the Rescue at 7 19 M. He was reported in Good Condi Tion suffering from Shock and exposure. He was napping restlessly under an oxygen tent. He doing said the boy lather Benjamin Hooper. Hooper and his wife Borghild. Kept a Vigil at their son bedside Softle 1 Orts hebrews lift your drooping hands and strengthen your weak Knees and make straight paths for your feet that what is lame May not put out of joint but rather Rev genuine Faith is of the heart and mind but is often Best validated the action of Strong hands. Life is action the noted historian Arnold Toynbee reminds us or it is fail ure. The world does not go Forth much on the strength of lofty polished and scholarly creeds As it does the action of Strong hands and sturdy Knees. If any of us. Therefore would pro fiote religion in our time must prepared to do bold and Well skilled action and not simply pious words. These times Call for us not to Content to reshuffle possibilities and to revise our Call for us to take to the Field in action and in Stout decision. The uplifted heart and the Enkin led mind need the support of Well supported Knees and rugged hands or Richard k Morton 2527 Post . Jacksonville Fla. Reds see Muscles of us Washington Jtj uniformed representatives of Iron curtain countries watched together with High u officials and foreign Diplo Mats the Parade of american armed forces saturday. A dozen or More military attach As of Russia Poland and other Viet satellite countries were in the reviewing stands As troops of the army. Navy. Marines and air Force paraded up Constitution Avenue. Secretary of defense Wilson also was in the stands. American officers said they understood a number of the communist military attaches planned to go to nearby Andrews air Force base ., this afternoon to look Over the huge display of Modem weapons there. The soviet delegation include maj. Gen. Alexander Rodionov o the army. Col. Filippi Bachinsky of the air Force and capt Fedor Presniakov of the Navy. Assembled at Andrews air Force base was a Cross Section of just a bout All the weapons with which the United states would fight a War in this jct missile atomic age. Kerr Navy Man returns to S san Diego. Cal spa Claude i. Smith quartermaster third class ten. Son of or. And . C. Smith of 1021 Denton . Kerrville returned to san Diego. Cal. Mav 14 after completing a tour of Dot in the far East aboard the amp Bious task Force flagship uss Estes during the far East cruise the Estes participated in operation Beacon Hill held at Luzon. P. I. Ii the largest amphibious land ing Che Rose since world War ii. Ports in Japan. Hong Kong. B. C. C and the Philippines were recreational sits for the return ing to the S the Estes also Stop Ped at Pearl Harbor. Hawaii. Weather West Texas Thunder showers through sunday. No important temperature changes. Associated press news Ami wire photos Kerrville Kerr county Texas sunday May 19, 1957 volume 49 number 57 Mommy was his first word and in he called for the boy condition is Aid or. J. H Kris the attending physician he is Able to talk and sked for food. He has taken some Ood. Everything is on the up and Benny look some beef Broth hot a with sugar and Ginger ale. He was Given antibiotics to guard against the possibility of respire Ory infection. His temperature was Early Normal. Mommy Kris said doctors would need to keep a close watch for 24 hours Ause of the danger of pneumonia n such cases of exposure. Benny Rescue was a Triumph if perseverance for 200 Grimy workmen who battled hour after desperate hour to save the boy. They ought with oxygen lines Power hovels piping wooden shoring and sweat. Daddy they fought with the Hopes and prayers of millions of americans across the nation. They never gave up Hope even when it appeared Only a Mircale would save the boy. And a Miracle is just what Many of the weary men called it. Cries of exultation burst from their throats when the rescuers heard hey had succeeded. Claw Benny toppled into the 24 foot Leep Well in the backyard of the loopers Long Island Home at Thursday night. At 7-10 last night the rescuers broke through o his Side. The workmen clawed with Bare hands through the last few inches of Earth. Blue eyes in a few moments Sam Wood son a negro construction worker Jated the weakened child from the Sandy trap that had held him up right and almost motionless through a night and a Day. The elated Woodson said i was the happiest boy alive when i saw his Blue Hooper a 33-year-old truck Dri ver shouted. He alive he then he dashed wildly for the House to break the news to Benny Mother. Mrs. Hooper 30, a Tele phone operator had been almost prostrate with grief and growing hopelessness. Tot buried alive in sewer ditch Cody. Wyo. A 2-year-old boy body was recovered Friday night from a narrow sewer line near his Home after he was buried alive and suffocated. Sheriff fran Blackburn said Blond Richard Thun. Son of or. And . David Thun of Cody was trapped in the 5-foot-deep Trench and Cov ered with Earth when a Power shovel filled the Furrow at 11 a. M. His Mother last saw him alive 30-Minutcs before. Three from City to receive degrees three Kerrville students Are to receive degrees at graduation exercises of Texas College. May 25. They arc Marvin Cal cars. Son of . And . F. M. Cars. 300 Joseph Ine . In animal husband re. Harold Satur. Son of the Rev. And . Walter e. Satur. In Agri cultural and Herman car Gadcke. Or. Son of or. And Herman a dec . In civil engineering. More blood Here Aid to Lampasas Kerr county citizens and citizens of the Hill country have an Opportunity of helping the residents of Lampasas filling in on the blood program and bringing the quota up and Over the 80 pint Mark . J. L. Bader local american red Cross blood program awards chairman pointed out. Lampasas and its area hard hit the recent flood is a part of the area in which Kerr county contributes to the blood Center at Wace. The need for the blood goes on. Blood is needed a fir donor but disaster often cuts Down on the donors. Kerr county has been Lucky not to have suffered loss in the re cent tornadoes and floods it was said. Mrs. R. I. Toone vice chairman of the Kerr county blood Bank Board is mailing cards asking prospective donors to please return a card stating if they can give at the june 6 Bloodmobile. Full cooperation of those notified would put Kerr county Over the top on the quota she said. Those receiving cards Are asked to please co operate returning the attached card letting the scheduling chair men or. And . J. L. Duncan know when to schedule each donor it was announced. Past experience has shown that out of several Hundred letters to those whose names Are on the pledge a a year Only six sent in replies mail. New donors Are needed Here. They should Call cd 7-5940. Site for the Bloodmobile will the episcopal science closing in on tornadoes youth Center i closed after wet barrage the Auld youth Center was closed saturday night because of too much it did t rain. It was thrown in wrapped up in toy balloons youngsters Friday night. The closing of the Center Satur Day was a penalty for Friday night Tii Jinks. The Center was closed Early Friday because too much water was on the floor. The closing action had the bless ing of or. T. P. Codrington pres ident of the senior advisory Board and . Glenn Wilson president of the Mother club. Jack Roe co director of the Cen Ter said he does t believe the youngsters realize the damage they Are doing throwing the water continued on Page 2 Parish House. Hours M. Are 1 to 7 the rain plug is still out Dallas the weather Bureau issued this 5-Day Outlook for May 17-22 West Texas temperatures 2 to 5 degrees below Normal except near i Normal in East Section. No important changes. Moderate to locally heavy ram with scattered mostly afternoon and a tuning. Thunder showers except for Little or no rain Pecos Valley Westward. Friday for Tivy seniors baccalaureate Sermon is scheduled 8 M. Today Jaycees to install officers in a win ado combination of Iszain Echo amp activity 5lvi Fose casters arcture of both toznab7="" ukeuh00p="" an7="" location.="" the Jot Siacca Laureale Sorn a a can hrs of t1v="" scheduled Al to Day in Rel Witk Lewis auditorium the subject of the Ria. Don at will a Hallence of oar hour he of the first Church Fri Mill will us Rev Rich Ard Ryan of Kerry id first res Littnan Church and or. G Knobl Roann of Zinc Tivy band Ali play March Fry Mons Scy fir the processional and Romp and Grote dance e Gar for inc re 1jw. New officers of the Kerrville Junior chamber of Commerce will installed Friday night in Cere monies at the Blue Bonnet hotel ballroom. The event will a ladies night Joc Bancs. Regional vice pres ident of the Jay cacs. Will the in stalling officer. Ramsey gun scr is in charge of arrangements to installed arc Glenn Putsch. President Dick bump. Last year key Man. First vice Al Tom mar or. Second Vic president or. Bob Jones. And James e Nugent retiring presi Dent state director dire Dors a slav a inc Jua and Frank real. Cade Schwrtz bpm. Harold str hard. March Cooperjr Bud awl Carroll 10 a crts. Inc Are Aune Frank read. Ahtl. Second vat Aon. Sir Tarj areas i. State 3i 4-h="" Benefit dance revue is thursday Gay novelties dance revue will presented at 8="" p.="" m.="" thurs Day in the Tivy auditorium for the Benefit of the 4-h="" club boys the boys in turn will donate the proceeds toward the building fund for the Kerr county agricultural building.="" the revue will the years High Light of the tap and toe dance studio under the direction of miss Mickey mcpougall.="" a glittering array of Ballet toe tap acrobatic modern and Baton win presented before a backdrop of artistic stage settings.="" the 4-h="" club boys Are actively campaigning for the revue in con unction with the livestock association a finance done for the an nex to the agricultural building.="" tickets Are on Sale throughout the City at 25="" cents for youngsters end 30="" cents for adults.="" loses race with death Chicago it an air Force sergeant who said a Hunch warned him to Speed to his ailing Mother a beside lost a 5.000="" mile race with death when she died just As he reached the door of her Hospi Tal room.="" sgt David Hunt Ellis.="" 28.="" grasped the handle of his mothers door just 29="" hours after leaving his base in madrid.="" spain.="" at the same instant Hospital authorities said.="" .="" Florence Ellis 54,="" died from a kidney ailment.="" Ellis said he received a Telegram from the red Cross thursday Tell ing him his Mother had less than 3="" or 4="" Days to live."="" Lampasas Relief fund is growing donations for flood Stock Rcd Lampasas had reached Early saturday morning.="" police clerk Mary Brooks announced.="" the donations arc being banked and one Check will written for Lampasas Relief from the citizens of Kerrville and Kerr county.="" donations May mailed to Box 910="" or carried the police station.="" details arc being handled through chief of police Walter Moss office no deadline has been set for the receipt of donations.="" .="" Brooks said.="" City county disagree on fire pact no open squabble both need finances Rev.="" j.="" w.="" Morgan commencement speaker to Rev.="" .="" Morgan sue fair Cirild speaker for the thy commence ment exercises to held at the Robbins Lewis auditorium Friday.="" May 28.="" at 8="" will the James William Morgan pastor of the Jefferson methodist Church of san antonio.="" the Rev.="" .="" Morgan is serving at present on the methodist Hospital Board.="" citizens juvenile advisory committee of Bexar county and is a member of the rotary club.="" his family consists of a wife and three daughters receiving his a a.="" degree from a u.="" and his a d.="" decree from the a Perkins school of the ology the rex.="" or Morcan has Send As pastor of the Oak methodist Church of Corpus chnsti.="" pcs in methodist Church and the i Sivc Tyty methodist Church of georgetown.="" he is a of dal a fire fighting contract for next year Between the City of Kerrville and Kerr county had not been renewed saturday raising speculation As to the consequences if a pact is not agreed.="" the present contract expires june 1.="" under it.="" City fire fighting equip ment is called out to extinguish blazes in the county.="" it also carries a clause to the effect that the county must notify the City 20="" Days prior to expiration its agreement to continue the con tract this has not been done the City reported.="" in Many words the Kerr county commissioners court docs not want to renew the contract As it stands.="" it has been in effect two years running year to year.="" county commissioners have said continued i Page 2 Hill country news briefs of the com sort Branch of Bigley industries inc.,="" manufacturers of nationally distributed House shoes began Here.="" the Rev.="" m.="" j.="" lorfing pastor of Manuel lutheran Church will de liver the baccalaureate Sermon for graduating seniors Here sunday night in the High school auditorium.="" Fredericksburg baccalaureate services for the 79="" seniors of Freden Casburg High school will held at 8="" p.="" m.="" sunday in the High school auditorium.="" the Texas game commission has announced the annual game fish and wildlife meeting of Gillespie county will held Here May 24="" at 3="" p.="" m.="" in the courthouse.="" Junction Howard skip Hobson -.with="" 11="" years football coaching experience including serv ice College and High school Wil direct the Gridiron destiny of Junction a eagles in 1957.="" the Rev.="" l.="" b.="" Moss Baptist Pas or has chosen the subject Christ is All sufficient for his baccalaureate Sermon topic for Junction Bligh seniors sunday night in the High school auditorium.="" Llano a native Llano coun a Man and former bronc Buster who became internationally famous a the sports world will Lead the Llano Rodeo Parade May 30.="" he is Cecil Smith famed Polo player.="" baccalaureate sen ices for Llano High seniors will held sunday night in the first Baptist Church.="" Kansas City i thanks to electronics there is reason to Lieve that the time is not too Dis Tant when weathermen May achieve pinpoint accuracy in forecasting and detecting tornadoes.="" experts Here for the american meteorological society a National conference on severe local storms concluded they still have much to learn especially about the inner mechanism of the Tornado itself.="" although its component parts can listed weighed and measured the storm continues to a spectacular dilemma an awesome natural Force which defies solution.="" but there was no doubt in their conclusion gathered from papers read to the symposium that Torna i does Are being More accurately predicted and watched each season.="" for example the forecast of the Tornado that stalked residential Dallas 40="" minutes last april was off Only 30="" miles.="" the general area however had been alerted to the possibility.="" some devices and systems of Promise Are already in use.="" three were discussed in detail.="" 1.="" the automatic pressure jump system set up in the Plains states.="" this records and tracks the sudden mysterious upward thrusts along a line of air pressure which under certain conditions can spawn storms.="" 2.="" the use of Sferis Short for whereby lightning flashes within a violent storm Cloud Are counted electronically.="" the higher the count the greater the Chance of a Tornado.="" 3.="" a combination of conventional rain Echo radar super imposed on a Sferis counter tube a this way.="" the storm is not Only observed radar but is triangulated from three Sferis transmitter Points for accurate location.="" a network of pressure jump stations which operated in Kansas Oklahoma and Texas last year has been expanded for this storm sea son.="" William a.="" Hass of the u.="" s.="" weather Bureau in Washington told continued on Page 2 new officers for Tivy High band Tny bands new officers.="" in irks and dram Mavis were announced a director Frank Fri mar rec Nlle Felicja Fisher and Janet the senior chorus will once to kor re Man and Terry us director.="" there arc 9s="" seniors who arc can Tor Nett Nalion in the class rcctw.="" a Rev ref air Che huts 1="" elected the Barf Charles a cat err Esidro. I son. Vice and vane cat Irwin cars inc Uwe Don of toward and Hill Mckinsy freshman Gerald will fill the of dram major a cart Fly Gary Lichty is next year head and other furriers in dude a. Carol Kant Coxa Skytt building collapse May claim victims notaries to re appointed Secretary of state Zollie Cakley has announced that he will re a Post persons now holding notary Public commissions but that such persons must re qualify the pling of a new oath and Bond with the county clerk of his residence tween june 1. 1957 and june 10. 1957 Steakly emphasized that notaries should not Send requests for commissions directly to the Secretary of state the specifically requires the Comly clerks to approve hands Sec Mary of Steakley fur a exr uni fixed out that each it twi App inc a a Flarv Public must Ric at Ham -1 om3 a rest red of 1k Conli which to War and a Trawn the class has 41 graduation. Candidates for Fisk services to held monday funeral services will held at 4 M. Monday for Raymond 0. Fisc. 52, of Long Beach. Calif., son of or. And . E. C Fisk of Kerr Ville. Who died Friday. Rites wiil conducted the Rev. Richard Ryan in the Smith funeral Home Chapel with inter ment following in Glen rest Ceme Tery. Other survivors include a Daugh Ter. Virginia Rae of Tuscon. Ariz a brother. E. C. Fisk or of Oak land. Calif., and a sister . Leon Miller of Kerrville. Pallbearers at sen ices will Jack Pam Armstead. D. H. Comparetto. Arthur Saenger. Chas. Brandon. Chas. Craig and Scott Fawcett. Okla. Is weather beaten the associated press thunderstorms and showers were in Prospect during the weekend for much of the country including inundated sections of Oklahoma where the danger of floods was focused in Eastern areas. Record flooding was indicated in Tulsa and the Small Community of Keystone. Some 2.200 acres in Tulsa was expected to flooded and a Peak of 26 feet on the Arkansas River was Likely. Flood stage on the River there is 19 feet at least 1.000 persons evacuated Homes on both sides of the Arkan continued on Page 2 dinner slated Odd Fellows Lodge . Maroney will receive acc degree Center Point Wichita had re evened 350 inches of rain. Some streets were flooded nearby were a Jusi Hilty of Raj dry made at Wau had up to 3.10 Nia in cd Man a poliard in Ito the Canu oath a part 2 to Odd fellow will hold ,1="" cupper a1="" 217="" water .="" at to monday in the the Kir ppr last until All Hai Tunc a. Officials said Are is for act alls and 50, i Cutis Lor children. I in Avi Tor 4. Wrt reports Vire As Irish As Zuj inches. It was raining at press the of narc to threatened residents on Kim Creek a Bike North Black in ried Grarf fic to Hwy Aruj big Sprng is Ham a Oil Lorace tanks mile of Bic Spring were i struck limit neg and set in fire i

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