The Orange Leader (Orange, Tex.), Vol. 33, No. 100, Ed. 1 Monday, April 29, 1946 Page: 1 of 6
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irrne Mary Ahn Armstrong of Wasliington, D. C., is only
E>nths old, site Ms undergone more surgery than Is experienced
by most persona in their entire lifetime, having had six serious oper-
ations toNjate. Born without a normal bile duct, Mary Ann was
operated on to correct that condition, a hernia Operation and removal
of scar tissue followed, then radium treatment for the removal of a
birthmark on her cheek. Today she is on the road to recovery and
tile pet of the nurses at Children's hospital In the capital city—a fact
ed in" ' * " "
evidenced in the above
New York,, April .20 (AP) —Th
United Nations security council j.
'[expccted to order un .investiga-
tion ot franco Spain today unlcs.
Sov'ict Russia, orjly opponent o
the mover delays action by at-
tempting to invoke the veto.
As the delegates prepared t>
meet at 1 p., m. central standard,
time, they were lined up 10 to
in favor of Australia's latest pro
poaal to set up u five - man sub
commission to determine whetlic
the Franco regime is thrcatcnln,
the World peace.
The council, with this sam
lineup, had been prepared to vot
for the investigation Friday, bu
in the hope that Russia might it
verse her position and make th
\otc unanimous, it agr&tfU' to* defc
action until litis afternoon.
At least one delegate — Rafac
de la Colina of Mexico — at-
tempted to win Soviet Dclcgati
Andrei A. Gromyko over to th
| side iif 'the majority in the inter
j est of unanimity, but there wu
j no evidence that he was success
| Whether the Soviet delegate
planned to try to block the Aus-'
tralian resolution by invoking the
veto was a subject of wide spec-
ulation over the weekend, but
Gromyko remained silent on his
Guards Win Honors
The Bengal Guards Drum and
'Hueie corpsof Orange high
>eliool, together with their nurse,
•Axfhcrs and chaperones return*
d here Saturday alter winning
'■:4ffH|->4teti~f0r-l ,■ •i • h(*« TfiBil- nnnis for _a. .distinguished- per*
— An " ormnnce at the Highland Park
Mrs. Nancy Caldonia Chance,
*7, a resident of Riverside adtli-
tion, died at a local hospital a.t 9
p. m. Sunday.
She was a native of Brookluiid.
Texas. ' w
Surviving arc a daughter, Mrs.
G. W. Berryman; two sons, Ves-
jile R. and ,Ar's k. Chance, all of
Orange, and six grandchildren.
The body will be taken overland
l>y the Fuller Funeral home to
Gravelhill, Sabine county, for fu-
neral services to bo held Tues-
day afternoon , with Rev. Jaroy
Weber,. pastor'"'%t "the Worth Or-
ange Baptist church, and Rev. W.
W. Kennedy, pastor of the Cove
Baptist .church, officiating. Bu-
rialy is. to be under direction of
the Fuller funeral home, of Or-
By* Sfk Rutiedge, Associated
It won't be lohg now before a
uniformed boy onubleycle may
drive up to your housfe, knock on
your door and start singitlgO'Hap-
py Birthday to YoU!" „ j
Western Union has not revivi
this pre - war service yet, but
it has resumed,, delivery service
and officials hint the singing tele-
grams may not be far behind.
E. E. Townsley, in charge of
the service in Dallas, said the
company has about 1,500 messen-
gers scattered over the state. He
said this was a 25 percent increase;
over the wartime total. Many of
the new messengers arc service
The service is bigger than you
might think. For example, in
Dallas they have GO messengers
on bicycles, 30 in cars, and at)out
30 more afoot.
They do more than hauj let-
ters and packages. They lug a-
round suitcases and trucks and
ABOUT IT !
is to be next in line for the Or-
service "'started 1 un«c T* vicw °( a,n a" im"
portant highway project of pav-
ing highway 37 oyer a new route
to the Dcwcyvillc t'otnmunity ac-
cording to casual observers. The
effect of modern highways built
in all directions in Orange Coun-
ty, on country development, lias
yre. 47, one of Orange s trios
utstanding bus'lnesBHjcn imd
'vie leaders, were held ><om H'
. lary's church at 10 o'elocfcxtbi
ibrning with the priest, Rev.
;ph Bcrberieh, officiating. • A
lort s'crviee—was—held in t'lu
ime at 0:45 a. m. Burial Wi.;
, the Evergreen cemetery unciei
>e direction of Fuller funeral
Mr. Hustmyrc died about mid-
. ,ght Friday in the veterans' hos-
ital at Legion, Tesqis, after an
iiicss of several months chu'a-
rail bearers were Carlton Trim-
e, Howard Peterson, Dr. Wy)un
oarce, Tom Landium, Byroi
immons, E. W. Brown, Jr.
'harles llebcrt, all of Orange
nd Harry Lucas of Beaumont.
Friehds of the family were
Some public offices and a num-
cr of the business firms wert
closed several hours this morn-
ing in his honor.
' Mr. llustmyrc's death was
rated a great losa to' the City Ot
Orange by many people who hat,
known ai<d worked with him
"Lawrence gave his life for Or-
ange" said one prominent
TTu'sTii e s~s
been to well demonstrated to nc
cessitate further comment. Ideal j manager
rural homes to include farms of ! wholesale groccry firm here, and
citizens "here should always
cherish his memory and be grate-
ful to him for thet thousands of
hours of time lie devoted to work
designed to benefit othars—even
when he knew it was not in the
interests of his own health to do
Born in Alexandria, La., Sep-
tember 21, 18011, Mr. Hiitmyrc
came to Orange in UlfliO with his
parents, the late F. W. Hustmyrc,
Sr.. and Mrs. Hustmyrc, who
Survives him. He grew up here
and after a period of scrvlce in
the U. S. Navy during World War
1, entered business and began
taking a very active part in civic
alfairs. At the time of his death,
lie was president and general
of the Hustmyre Co.,
.Itisie Festival near Dallatt Fri-
Upon their return, school olTi-
iais eompllmeHled l-oid Lane,
r.'etor; W. T. Barrett, assistant
irmuhwl of Stark high scho.il,
ie tmsiness manager, and otner
dull and student leaders lor the
xccllenl organization which
trought the trip off without an
limited to the festival as a spe-
ial attraction, the Guards per-
,irmed' in 'lie feature spot Fri-
ay evening. Appearing last on
he iwogram, they won top honor-
rablc mentionJn fine showmun-
hfp, entertainment and disci-
rline from the music and niarcii-
ng judges headed by Ralph ltush
if Cleveland, Ohio. In the eon-
•ltiding ceremony, they were
>resented with a bronze., partici-
t'nder the rules, set up by the
festival committee a pcrform-
„i-o tune limit of eight minutes
.vas set and the regulation infan-
^ Washington, April 29 (AP) —
The libor department said today |
negotiations between John L. v
Lewis nndjho soft coal operators,
broken off April 10, will be «e-
Speaking in behalf of tiie de-
partment, Lest Eiehcl, press rnj -
iesentativc, said* the jdlnt- con- J
Terences will be resumed in the
labor department conference i
ooms at 1:80 p. rn._a.a5XJ with
special Mediators Kdfwar^xF. Mc- J
Grady and Paul W, Fuller fitting
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Eichel made the iinnouiueinent
fter.a 00-mimite conference this
nornlng between SchweUtmbii<\ii .
rnd Lewis and his negotiating ^ |
JOSEPH KRISTAPOVICH, blinded Navy-veteran, and his dog, Hagen.'
stand before the house bought for him by fellow townspeople at Peru#
Ul., who subscribed $11,200 to a trust fund, suggested by tho Peru*
LaSalle, ml, Navy Motliers' club and conducted by the city business*
ry mai'ching cadencc was sug- ^wien and officials. Kristapovlch was blinded a year ago In an cxplosloh
tested. The guards had been! - — -i—.S3L.. ..
cheduled to present a twelve^
ninute maneuver in • their tradi-
tional double time tempo, SUiee
would have disqualified them
from, competing under the terms
jf the festival rules, they were.
judged only on -the first eight
minutes of their performance,
placing second In marching with
a superior rating.
various acreages, gardens, truck
patches, poultry yards, stock rais-
ing of all stages have been estab-
lished with remarkable rapidity
wherever highways have been
ORANGE WHEN LIGHTED UP
a director in the. Of*ange National
He was a member and former
president of the Chamber of Com-
merce; active in the Retail Mer-
chants association; served for
several years as a city commis-
sioner; member and former head.
(i. c. scon
TIGERS DEFEAT TODAY
JACKETS TO GO
BACK IN LEAD
aboard a scaplano tender. Unmarried, ho will movo hia parent* arid
btoUwt and slaters into hia nuw bviua with him,
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Ray Nasher And
Jack Shelton Meet
In Tennis Finals
| Two ot .Orange's top - ranking
j man's singles tennis players will
| battle it out Friday afternoon be-
ginning at five oclock for the
championship of 'that division in
the Orangjj-city recrcation Com-
Grover Cleveland-Send, aped j mission loVir'nament nbw in pro-
i 00, died suddenly at hit, home, 009
j Third street, at 5:30 a. m. Sun-
I day. Ho was an electrician and
| had been a'' resident of Orange
j for tlit: past 26 years,_
The secretary met with tin;
nperators' negotiating committee
yesterday. A rcpresentuttye said
he producers had stood pat on
heir rufusal to commit theni-
jKcs in advance to a union -ad-
\Unistered health and welfare
und, a point on which the nogo-
ations foundered April 10. Lew-
« has declined to discuss - wages
ntil the point is settled.
Edward F. MeGrudy. former as-
stant secretary of labor and
iw a vice president of the Radio
orpoi'atlon of America, sat In us
special mediator with Lewis, for
i« first time today. Ha and Paul
V. Fuller, previously nomad «
nadiaioh wlJT ropMMnraCHwer:
onbach in the conferences.
The Orange Tigers regained the
lead in the District 14-AA school-
boy baseball race Saturday by
whipping the Port Arthur Yellow
Jackets 10-6 at Pt. Arthur.
Alter remaining on top for
most of the season thus far, the
Surviving are his wife,
viei <il Orange and a step-daugh
ter. Mrs. A. Long of Corpus
Chungking. April 20 (AP)
During, the war, the service
• « ' was haltcdt Telegrams, of course,
Court House News r^TclReredTby: elderly men
* ■ ■ | and, tn some cases, worsen. None
of the wartime employes; have
been released, but as they resign
iSeven persons were held lor
two for driving an
Immobile without the owner's
jMpMssion and two for investiga-
tion b.Vs thc Orange city police de-
partment-^Saturday and Saturday
Marriage liceWs issued to
Charles Andrew\<Vrscnau 11, Jr.
and Miss Emily Yviaine Lafitte,
Houston; John Stevens and Miss
Lillic Mae Jones, 1 Orange; Para-
more Bean and Miss Margahfct L.
Henderson, Orange; Benjamin
Thomas and Mrs. Selcana John-
yon, Orange were on record at*
the office of the Orange ■ county
clerk Monday. .
they .are replaced by younger
messengers. At present, there
aro no more women messengers in
Dallas, although there are several
elderly men still at work.
Some very odd things are de-
livered, Townsley hinted darkly.
But the bulk of items handled
iire routine — like dental plates,
medicines, dresses, packages.
Department stores, theaters, ho-
tels, dbctors, public officials, bus-
iness houses are the most regular
They do not, however, distrib-
ute handbills. That may come
later — along with singing tele-
with the new system now being of the Crippled Childrens asso-
instafled, there will be a new in-J elation; a member of the Sabine
ecntivc on. the part of a wide -a- Pilots Commission, the local draft
wake citlzeiTs to devote more time j board, the USO council, the city
and energy tb the bcautification j hospital board, the Salvation
of their places of business, their Army, the American Legion, -the
homes and all maniicr of public j Lions Club, Knights of Columbus,
places. There is a prevailing be- j and the Texas Parole Board. He
lief too that the tendency to re- i organized and, until he became
ducc nighttime crimes will be j ju, was Captain of Company D,
greatly encouraged by the new j 43rd Battalion, Texas State
lighting system that will place j Guard. . <
Orange, Texas first city from the
cast, in a class of the best illu-
minated in the entire Lone Star
Jack Elliott, Jr., Movie, Vaudeville
AncTNight Club Actor Is To Appear In
Kaycee Minstrel Show Tuesday Night
Bettye Patton Is
Guards' Queen At
Miss Bettye Patton. Bengal
Guard baritone bugler and flutist,
more oil pools in the Orange area j represented the Oraiigc High
where it is believed that only, the School Music department "3
surface has been touched so far, <|Uccn ot the Highland I ark !Vlu-
will no doubt follow in the fopt- j s'c Festival in Dallas, Friday and
steps of other development tUtat
Services were held at the Ful-
ler funeral chapel this afternoon,
with Kev. W. A. Corkcrn, pastor
, . , of the First Baptist church offlci-
Orangeilcs dropped, out of t ic fa- 1 Bm.inl Wus jn Evergrccll
vorcd spot temporarily I' riday oy tcmetery
losing an 11-6 contest to the
Jackets while the Beaumont Hny-
al Purples, then trailing hall •'
game, were beating the South
Saturday, the unpredictable
Greenies knockcd Un' props I ruin
under the Purples iii their sec-
ond game of the week-end. I! to
0. Tliis, coupled with the Tiger
win over Pt. Arthur pur Orange
back 011 top by a slim hall game.
This afternoon 'it West End
park Couch ConoVcr's boys will
grexs. Ray Nasher and Jack
Shtflton will meet for the top
honor nn the Navy addition courts I
after winning a match each Sun-
day to enter the finals. i Informed Chinese sources said
Nasher completely Overpowered ' t(,night'that Generallsslrpo Chi-
. .. , «.., , James Drulalbaum 6-0, B-l Sun- ! u,ig Kal - Shek, Communist Qof 5?i
May Scott; a s cp-son. Mike Lou- i dHy while Jack Shelton wus ! tcai Chou En-Lai and V. 8. Gcn-
tuiniiu; back George Khman 0-4 (,ral George Morsholl. had failed I
6-2 In a hard - fought match, t0 rcnch an agreement that would jl
In the men's doubles division . hu]t fighting in Manchuria. They J
III I*/ I .it, f I, ,,L W Iki I 4 ft ■ Vm l« J I V-J A l\ - I . # I . . ■
Bingo Party Tonite
A benefit bingo party is to be
hcl<l -t<>nlght at the Assembly Hall
No. I in Riverskle under the
sponsorship of the Ilebekahs- of
tlitt Orange !• O. O. I'
Proceeds Irom the affair, it was
stated, will go toward the $100,-
000,Texas is raising for the rceon-
takc 011 Goose Creek in a prevl-. sv*^si(jn fund being sought by the
Suturday, Jack Shelton and Hen
ry Burlew whipped Roy Maz/.a-
gate and Van Modisette 6-1 and
7-5 to go into the semifinals.
They play Hoy Nasher and John
Dullahan in that match Tuesday
afternoon at. 4:45 o'clock.
The mixed doubles division
j Saturday found-Mr, and Mrs. L.
i A. Hammond winning a elose .con-
test from .lack Smith apd Mrs.
i Joan Allport, 6-4, 6-4, to enter
| the semi - finals.
Miss John Morgan Saturday
I afternoon defeated Louise JaCk-
I son 6-0, 6-3 to go into the finals
1' against an as yet undetermined
This afternoonV" matches will
i see McNeil Wat kins a (id L. B
have been conferring constantly.
Negotiations will be transferred
to Nanking, where the capital is
transferring this week, these
< Marshall's headquarters still
wns.silent regarding progress ot
the negotiations but Chinese spin-
res said the generalissimo had re- ]
Jccted a democratic league for-
mulu for u truce in Manchuria,
leaving the communists in control
of Harbin and Changchun, the
These source* said ChianR is
depending'upon his armies to re-
conquer Changchun b«>forc agree-
ing to a truce.
Marshall met with Chou thin
SEARCHING FOR MOKE OIL
in the Orange territory is evident-
ly being planned on a broader
scale than the average individual
has realized. The new lunge for
'. Jack Elliott, Jr., movie, vaude-
ville and night club actor Of con-
siderable experience, is to be one
of the stars In the Knights of
Columbus minstrel show to be
presented Tuesday night at SrlS j'" ^"^
o'clock in the Stark high school Jack p s
Some of the fainouS1 "movies in
wlifeli Jacli ai>pcftred are "What
Price Glop^, 'The Big" Parade,"
"TimbfM- Wolf," "Patent Leather
"and others. He has appear-
" ' vaudeville and as an enter-
al -Atlantic juid Pacific
coasts night clubs, including the
365 Club in San Franciscb and
the. Chez Parce in Chicago. He
has also worked at the Beverly
H+lIs cbun.try club.
take place after the reconversion
period is further Under way and
conditions become more settled.
and closes the
show Tuesday night, doing "Swa-
nee River," "My Old Kentucky
Home" and "Old Black Joe' in
the Overture, and a pantt>mine
just before the grand, finale.
After the show Jack will enter-
tain members of the cast at his
Mexican restaurant at 006 Dlvi-
DISCIlAHOfc'O AT CIIAJ-TKK
The War Department personnel
center at Camp Chaffee, Ark., has
announced the discharge of the
following Orange moo:
Pfc. Ray J. ponnaud, 106 Green
Pfc. James C. Edgerton, 370
Pvt. Rebur R. Martin, Vidor.
Saturday. Steve Bourgeois, Ben-
gal Lancer, trombonist, was cho-
sen as Miss Button's escort. Both
students were selected by the mu-
sic stuff for their outstanding rec-
ords in citizenship, musicianship,
and general attitude, as well as
for their personal traits.
Queen Bettye, dressed in pink
evening gown, wus chaufTcured to
the stadium Royal Court in a
Packard convertible sedan where
she was received by her escort.
Festival queens with their school-
boy escorts were seated on a dee-
ously postponed contest. A wwr
for the locals Will put them' ii
full game ahead of the Purples.
A loss will throw them into a
In either event, the -irtost cru-
cial scries of the faeason wilt be
played between the two tcuHi',
this week-end. Friday afternoon
they will tie up at Beaumont.
Suturday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock
they go together again here in
West End park.
In Saturday's game with the
Yellow Jackets, the Tigers, show-
ed their old ehampiohship forrn,
piling up a toUJl of ten hits oft
A1 be is, Including a triple and a
single by R. Lee Bean. three
singles by "Juju" Wilson and a
single each by Plexcp. Morris,
Bob Weygundt, Bill Weygaiidt
and Tom Herrin.
Herrin, hurling for the Tigers,
allowed seven hits over
Odd Fellows fur J/13 Jirovomi-nt.-1-
their orphan age ii*~—Corsica na.
Construction will begin, it was
announced when half that sum is
Work of demolishing the old j
struetttre is- to. begin Tuesday.
The first brick 0! Hie rdiliec was |
knockcd out Sunday1 by Mike P0w I
veto, Beaumont, grand master of '
Texas I. O. O. I1".
The public was invited to the
bingo parly tonight, which is the
third of a series. No admission
fee will be charged, the on
nounccment stated. .
I'ryer pitied against Charles morning and Chiang later.
Lewi* and James Deutalbnum in ' possibility that ncgotiotor^ jnfty
the men's doubles at 1:30 o'clock.
At A:00 p. m. Mr.-and Mrs, Jacls
Shelton wiil take on Mr. and
Mrs. John E. Peters in a sctnl-
(inals niateh in tins mixed dou-
bles dlvi*jf n. ' 1 i ittU
reach uti acceptable
spending eij^y available minute
in eonf$j*fiees with the two
arshall is V
TOiO, 27 Q
ESE WAR CRIMES '
orated outdoor stage. The stage | route but kept, them fairly
was flanked Un both sides by scattered and whiffed tej* Jack
hundreds oI uniformed musicians., cts. Albera fanncd^efSht Or-
Tho quaen* were dressed in "pas- uii&citcs,
tel colors which made a beautiful
picture under the many flooti
lights. Fashionable Highland
Park plans to make the Musk.
Festival an annual affair.
The Tlgers^tarted the scoring
early, pJJWg up eight runs on six
hlU^ffthe first two innings. Port
ur scored in the thlilrd,
fourth and lxtb- - •
The Orango<ity fire departmUut
unswcrjptKtwo alarms over tho
- end, one Saturday after-
at 2 o'clock at the foot of
the fourth street clocks where a
small boat had caught tiro. The
blaze was extinguished before it
made ai|y headway. The other
alarm came from 1412 Second
street at 1:40 a. m. Sunday whr.-o
a mattress had caught fira. No
damage other than thai done to
the rnattms wo« suffered. " ^
% April 20 (AP) •« Japan's
ord Hidckl Tojo and 27 oth-
«V militaristic leaders were '"indict--
e<J by the Allies today as war
criminals. Tiiey will bo arraign'-
r*l May 3 on 55 specific charges
ranging from murder of thousands
of Americans — on Pearl Harbor
—- to conspiracy to hammer
the whole world into slave states
of the .Axla.
Defense counsel are expected to
be given reasonable" time to pre-
pare their cases baforo trials bo-
PHMPIiHi! e&wBIRPfRi m.
Tribunal members heard chief
Allied Prosecutor Jqsoph B. Kee-
nan read the IMieimcnUi at the
JapatMsse war mhitetry
, '' :: > •
then called li. S. Navy t.'api. Bev«
erly M. Coleman, who will head,;
the defense 1- Into a brief confer-
As he presented the indictments,
Kccnan outlined throe categories
of charges; crimes agalnat peace, >;
••conventional" war crimes and ?
"crimes against humanity;' Of-
fenses thus range front maltreat-
ment of Indiv iduals to world con-
spiracy. and Keenan|< made It
plain that the whole ia-yesir
story ot bloody b«l fo
world power Will he told In Um
Not mentioned h
ments ware Empei-or
a half dozen of Tojo's
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