The Orange Leader (Orange, Tex.), Vol. 53, No. 84, Ed. 1 Friday, April 6, 1956 Page: 1 of 10
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Trustee BlecfiOfikTo Climax Heated Campaigning
The Orange Leader
ORANGE, TEXAS, FRIDAY, AP|IL 6, 1956
VOL. LUJ-NUMBER 84 ~ Member Associated Press ORANGE, TEXAS, FRIDAY, AP|IL 6, 1956 "•' 10 Poj.« l PRICE 5c
Schools Far Behind'
Both Sides Talk Policy as Strike
Keeps Area Building Shut Down
By BOB AXELS0N
A five-day area wide construc-
tion strike throughout the lower
Sabine area remained deadlocked
today as joint policy committees
of various contractor associations
met in Beaumont.T
A. E. Dishman chairman of the
Sabine Area Construction Com-
mittee (SACC) remained non-
committal today following meet-
ings held yesterday at thd LaSalle
Hotel in Beaumont. Emphasizing
theres /‘nothing to report at the
present time/’ he also made refer-
ence to the joint policy confer-
Representatives were attending
from the SACC, Associated Gen-
eral Contractors (AGC), Gulf
Coast Piping Contractors
Assn, and other construction
groups. Key discussion point in
this policy meeting is the question
of hourly pay increases. This
problem has tied up area con-
struction with the construction
crafts standing firm on a desired
6 per cent bike or a 15-cent aver-
Meantime, George Cook, execu-
tive secretary of the Orange-Port
Arthur Building Trades Council,
commented, “The situation looks
about the same and is still tied
up. It’s possible something might
be worked out over the weekend
and we stand ready to go into
negotiations any time if asked.”
A joint policy meeting also has
been called for the Beaumont and
Orange - Port Arthur * Building
Trades Council on Monday at 10
a.m. at the Labor Temple, 950 N.
Pearl St, in Beaumont. Cook ex-
plained that business agents of
the various crafts will be brought
up to date on areawide progress
of the general strike and discus-
sion held on over-alt strategy.
In Orange County, a new wrin-
AUSTIN (AP)—Atty. Gen. John kle was added by the presence of
He Won't Run
For Any Office
Ben Shepperd said today he is not
a candidate for re-election or for
Shepperds statement was in a
letter to Gladewater newspaper
publisher Harry Kates.
It apparently kills speculation
that he might run for the. U.S.
Senate if a vacancy occurred.
“Because of the heavy work
load of pending cases at this
time especially in the U.S. Su-
preme Court, I could not possibly
find time to conduct a campagin
for another office, and it. would
not be fair to resign and leave
this tremendous burden of cases
in someone else’* lap,” Shepperd
Shepperd, 39, has been attorney
general since Jan 1, 1953. He first
came to state office as secretary
of state by appointment from
Gov. Shivers in early 1952.
“The program I have started
can be finished by the end of mx.
currentxjerm. This I had to be
sure of, before making any an-
nouncement,” he wrote Kates.
“I am not, therefore, a candi-
date for office.”
Shepperd said he toils been
atrongly urged to becomexw can-
didate for governor, “just ssv I
was two years ago.” He said
reason for not seeking that office
at that time was the same reason
as now—"because I had started
a program as attorney general
which I felt obligated to finish.”
Shepperd told of the work of
his office in trying to establish
what he called clean government
in Duval County, claiming that
the “constitutional process has
been restored to the people” of
(See SHEPPERD, Pare 6)
Farr Case Ruling
Refused by Court
AUSTIN (AP)—The Court of
Criminal Appeals refused yester-
day to make an advance ruling on
whether the deadline already has
been passed for prosecution of
George Parr and others on
charges of conspiracy to commit
Atty. Gen. Shepperd’s request
for such a ruling was rejected.
The court declared it did not have
authority to handle the request as
Shepperd filed his motion Wed-
nesday to try and determine if
the statute of limitations might
ultimately stymie the case in the
He said if the appeals court
ruled this would be true, the state
would save time and money by
abandoning prosecution now.
Body of Runaway Boy
Found Near Railroad
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The
badly mutilated body of Jerry
Sparks, 14, of Houston was found
late yesterday near the railroad
tracks 'easjp of Harwood In Gon-
zales Coqftty. -V
A youth taken into custody by
juvenile officers said that he and
Sparks had decided to run away
<■ »,i from home and had boarded a
freight train it Houston. He said
Jerry “disappeared” during the
The youth wa* the son. of Mr.
and Mr*. Guy Sharks.
* POET HAS HEART ATTACK
- DETROIT (AP) — Edgar A.
Guest, 74, Detroit Free Praia poet,
Buffered a mild heart attack last
night Doctor* said today his con-
dition wa* unchanged.
pickets for the past two days pa-
trolling a 500-acre tract where as
yet no construction has started.
Members of Pipefitters Local No.
T93pttt cmtpickets at the C at a ly t i c
Construction Co., which has the
contract to build a 14-million-
dollar butadiene plant for the
Firestone TJire & Rubber Co.
The site is located on Chemical
Row near the Spencer Chemical
Co. plant. Labor sources said the
pipefitter pickets were settop and
the company notified. Union in-
formants said the line was placed
because “the company was un-
loading materials.” It was believed
these pickets would be removed
today. ... NS • .......
Earlier, Catalytic'; officials said
construction was 'tentatively
scheduled to start April 15 in a
crash program of briilding with a
target completion date of Jan. 1
or early 1956. Unless retroactive
agreements are signed, this start-
ing ■■date* uuqaetoionably will be
delayed. That could have a mate-
rial effect on additional construc-
Pipefitter Local 195 is on strike
against the Gulf Coast Piping
Contractors Assn, while the Oper-
ating Engineers Local 450 and
Teamsters Local 393 are striking
gainst the AGC. Additional
e votes by the millwrights,
iron''wm,kers and pile drivers are
expected to be taken by union
memberships ^arly next week.
Originally, Dbth the pipefitters
and o p a r at i n g engineers had
■ought a 17 H-cent pay boost in a
12-month contract. Offered was a
10-cent hourly raise per year for
the life of a three-year contra.
Labor unions have taken the posi-
tion that an average 6 per cent
increase has been set as the area
pattern through' raises recently
granted employes of petrochemi-
cal and refineries. •
Roil Traffic R*-Routed As Gas
Wall Blows Out Near Houston
AUSTIN (AP) — The Depart-
ment of Public Safety said today
a gas well was.reported "blow-
ing out” about three miles east
of the Houston city limits.
The DPS report said highway
and rail traffic was affected and
was being re-routed. There was
no fire reported from the well,
150 yards north of busy U.S. 90.
< WASHINGTON (AP) — The
Committee for the White House
conference on education told Pres-
ident Eisenhower today “the
schools have fallen far behind
both the aspirations of the
American people and their capa-
Nevertheless, the committee said
in its final report: “There is far
more to be proud of in today's
Schools than there is to criticize.
Their weaknesses usually pern
from a lack of means rather than
any defect in their goal.”
Calling for action to arouse and
maintain public interest, the re-
port said schools “now affect the
welfare of the United States more
than ever before’’ and “have be-
—Luder Photo by Boh Axolton
WELL^IT WAS LIKE THIS
Beaten Dockens Describes Attack to Williamson
Pair Bound Over to Grand Jury
In Vidor Beating and Robbery
VIDOR (Spl)—Two men, ar-
rested on charges of robbery by
assault following the beating of a
Silsbee body repair mechanic near
here, were being held at the Or-
ange County jail for action of
the next-grand jury, Sheriff Ches-
ter A. Holts said today.
The pair was identified as Ru-
AUSTIN (AP) — The Texas
Water Resources Committee met
again today to follow up yester-
day’s action when it tentatively
approved eight bills proposed to
improve the state's water regula-
One bill approved was a sub-
stitute offered by the State Bar
for a proposed bill that would
"cancel water permits not used for
10 -consecutive years. The com-
mittee had drawn up the original
bill but' decided yesterday that
the bill offered by the state bar
was better wdrded.
Other action included approval
6f the well log information act
and four acts pertaining to the
water control and improvement
The well log act will require
everyone who has a “certain, size
water well to file a log with the
Board ,of Water Engineers." The
size of the well has not yet been
determined the committee said.
The log is used in water inventory
Johnson Makes Fervent Appeal
For Democratic Unity in Texas
JOHNSON CITY (AP) — Sen. take a united delegation to the
f Today's Weather
lavMt ump*r»tur* about IS
r»lr tomorrow with hlchMt temperature
to 71 dnrM*. VarUoUwtndi 10 till
mllu «n hour ihlftlnt to northerly to-
night and lneroaalni to 11 to J* mllw an
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Lyndon Johnson called on Texas
Democrats yesterday to quit
squabbling and send a united
delegation — which he rhlght be
willing to head—to the national
convention at Chicago.
The senator made a fervent
plea tor party unity, brushing off
questions about the feud between
Texas Democrats and asserting
he would not even admit there are
He said he will tell Texans
Tuesday night what he will do
about Speaker Sam Rayburn’s
proposal that he lead the Texas
delegation to Chicago and also go
as a favorite-son candidate for the
Johnson told reporters at his
Pedemales River Tanch that he
has no quarrel with Gov. Shivers,
but he made some comments
about party loyalty that might be
taken as aimed at Shivers.
Shivers bolted the party in, 1952
to back Dwight Eisenhower. He
hasn’t said yet whether he would,
support the Democratic nominee
this year. On that general subject,
“The Republicans have disap-
pointed our farmers and ranchers,
our oil and gas producers, our
business men and our, working
men. The time will not soon come
again when Texas will want to be
led Into their party."
Johnson said Texas people are
“tired of factionalism."
“Tbsy want reasonable man to
convention, speak the voice of the
it majority of Texas, fight to
iinate the best candidate, and
come back and do everything we
can to elect Trim in November.” ,
Shivers has sail
hopes the Democratic
will name a candidate he
port and adopt a platform he
back. He has voiced unyielding
opposition to Adlai Stevenson. '
Nearly everything else Johnson
had to say was apparently de-
signed to bring long-battling Texas
Democratic factions into accord.
(See JOHNSON, Page 6)
ford C. Davis, 35, Bixby, Okla.,
and Clifford Brooks, 36, of Vidor.
They were picked up yesterday
in Beaumont by police there and
carried to Orange.
County Atty. John O. Youni
said today that Brooks adnjitti
in a signed confession stealing the
car and participating in the beat-
ing up of the victim.
Yesterday afternoon, James
Darwin Dockens, 34, Silsbee me-
chanic, his face a welter pf bruises
and bearing a long cut, described
the Wednesday night attack which
took place five miles north of Vi-
dor near the North Tram road.
“I met these boys, strangers to
me, at the Texas Club in Beau-
mont. I had driven down from
Silsbee for a good time. We had
several drinks—beer, whisky and
I guess everything else,” Dockens
He said he agreed to give the
two men a ride to Vidor and one
of them drove his car, a 1947
Pontiac sedan. At the Tram road,
the car was stopped and Dockens
was asked if he had any money.
“When I replied no, one of them
pulled something out of his pocket
—it looked like a big pocket knife
or it could have been a pistol.
They slugged me with their fists
while I was sitting in the back
seat and really worked me over"
the mechanic commented.
■Hi* face was proof of an attack.
Both cheeks were swollen to
nearly double normal size and the
long cut was visible under his
right eye. His shirt and pants were
bloods tamed. ,>
“I got put of the car and ran to
keep them from killing me. I did
not have a chance in>theie,” Doc-
kens said. He was stripped of his
wallet, about a dollar in change
and the men took bis shoes and
hat, he related.
Dockens said he fled Into
by woods where he remained
throughout the night. Thursday
morning, he was taken to the
home of Constable Hop William-
(See ROBBERY, Page «)
come the chief instrument for
keeping this nation the fabled land
of opportunity it started out to
The 50,000-word document con-
tained only one surprise—a unan-
imous committee view that racial
desegregation “must be worked
out by each community . .. with-
naJin lift intent of the relevant Su-
ej’preral Court decisions.”
The segregation issue received
only scant attention in reports
issued during last winter’s con-
ference. It was not mentioned in
summaries of preliminary state
conferences, which formed part
of today’* report.
On another key issue—federal
aid to schools — the committee
split three ways, with a majority
favoring emergency building
Twenty-eight members of the
34-member committee, headed by
Neil H. McElroy, president of the
Procter & Gamble Co., held that:
“Federal aid for school construc-
tion should be made available on
a limited basis to all states and
territories and the District of Co-
lumbia to help overcome the pres-
ent school building emergency
“I got the conservative one
in the Leader Want Ad—black
and whit#!” „
Local Dystrophy Unit
Gets Memorial Gift
The Orange Muscular Dystrophy
Chapter is the recipient of a
check in memory of the late Jo-
seph Lakey and Mrs. H. K. Lyons.
The Rev. M. C. Turpin, treasurer,
said the donor wishes to remain
anonymous but the amount of the
contribution is such that it will
aid in carrying pn the work of the
The local chapter is a. part of
• nationwide organization which
is gathering funds to finance med
ical research in finding a cure for
muscular dystrophy. The disease
wastes the muscles of the body
and brings a lingering death to its
Tha organization grew out of a
movement sponsored by Sally and
Nadine Wood of Liberty, who
have suffered from the disease
for several years.
CAULS CONFERENCE ’
BONN, Germany (AP)—Chan-
cellor Konrad Adenauer today
Summoned his foreign affairs ad-
visers to Ascona, Switzerland, for
l emergency weekend confer-
ence. The 80-year-old Chancellor
is tto vacation there.
Pupil Count Is Up
Over Seven Million
WASHINGTON (IP) — There
were seven million more boys
and girl* enrolled in the na-
tion’s schools last year than
In 1950, the Census Bureau
The Increases ranged from
:ten through high
school, the bureau said in a
report yesterday, with only
colleges remaining about the
same for the two years.
Total enrollment last year
was given as 37,200,000 a gain
of 23 per cent over the 30,-
200,000 of 1950.
Due To Bring
By PHILIP LILLY
Elections tomorrow in Orange
County’s nine school districts will
dimax some of the most heated
campaigning ever staged in this
area by trustee candidates.
Fifty-three men and one worn,
an—a record number of candi-
dates—will be on the ballots for
27 places to be1 filled on the local
boards and 2 posts on the county
Heavy campaigning has been
carried on in several districts,
principally Vidor, Little Cypress,
Bridge City tonff^ove, where a
write-in campaigoTRbied at oust-
ing the board chairmarl’ Valray
Franklin, was reported in progress
High interest in the elections
thfrougheut the school is expected
to bring an all-time voting record
for trustee elections here.
The most candidates are out in
Bridge City. Thirteen persons
have filed there tor three spots
on the school board.
Another factor that will be im-
portant in bringing out a big vote
is that a record number of poll
tax and exemption slip holders
willj be eligible to vote. It isn’t
necessary that voters be property
In most instances there will
be one voting box at the school.
Polls will- open at 8 a.m. and close
at 7 p m.
In Orangefield Consolidated and
Little Cypress Independent Dis-
trict two boxes are to be set up.
They will be at Orangefield and
McLewis schools for the consoli-
dated district and for Little Cy-
press at the school and at Brown-
wood Assembly Hall.
The other voting places will be:
Bancroft School, Carr Junior High
for Orange, Cove School, West
Orange School, Bridge City
School, Mauriceville School, and
In all the list of candidates
there is only one woman, Mrs.
William A. (Winona) Gibson,
Gvic Center Project Advances
With Approval of First Plans
Th# proposed Orange “all-in-
one” civic center entered phase
two following a conference last
night in the Flret National Bank
building at which overwhelming
endorsement was given of aehe-
Director* of the civic center
committee now will begin meet-
As Twister Hits
BRYAN (AP)Resident* of
this central Texas city of 20,000,
alerted by a radar tornado-spot-
ter, escaped without a tingle cut
or scratch yesterday aa a major
twister destroyed or damaged
more than 200 homes and half a
dozen commercial builcphgi, ’
A 15-minute warning from the
Texas A&M College near tornado
spotter, gave citizens a chance to
take safety measures. A&M was
a pioneer in development of tor-
nado warnings by radar.
The college itself escaped. The
tornado passed between this city
and the institution.,
The warning possibly prevented
mass injuries at the Stephen F.
Austin high school, only a short
distance from the main path of
School auhorities kept the chil-
dren in the building although it
was time for school to end for the
day. They ordered all windows in
the building to be opened — to
prevent the suction of the tornado
from blasting shattered glass
around, the building. Children
were herded into halls.
Another set of tornadoes skip-
ped around the area near Taylor,
about 65 miles to the west, dam-
aging the roof of the Walter Blaha
farm home. Tornado-like winds
also damaged some roofs near
Hare, in the same vicinity.
The Bryan tornado was a story
(See SCHOOLS, Page 6)
Jurors Await Explanation of Law
li^Beaumont Man's Perjury Trial
AUSTIN (AP)—Jurors in the
perjury trial of Leslie Lowry,
former Beaumont insurance man,
awaited today Judge Charles
Betts’ explanation of the law and
issues they must consider in
reaching a verdict. •
The six men and six women
heard the defense rest its case aft-
er presenting only one witness
seeking a post, in Little Cypressjol. ne,arT,‘,jmi,ss5s' 1 j "}isse<* the
dates in four districts, Bancroft,
Mauriceville, Cove and Orange-
In Orange three incumbents
are up for re-election and are be-
ing opposed by youthful J. C.
(See ELECTIONS, Page 6)
Some observers even said It
completely missed the ground —
passing over at roof-top height.
Damage was estimated as high
as a million dollars by Vick Lind-
ley of the Bryan Daily Eagle and
as low as a half million by City
Manager Casey Fannin.
'infs for planning of apedfle de-
tail* such a* site location and
operating coat* factors. Estimated
coat of the building, funriahInga
•nd parking arye, aside from site,
was tentatively let at 11,250,000.
It was pointed out last night
that this figure ia aubjact Ito
change and final evaluate* by
tha architectural fun* at Gole-
mon k Roife, which ha* com-
pleted the schematic designs. A
detailed and more accurate coot
projection will be provided at *
later date. However, in diacuaatonf
held earlier by the various center
committeea, the $1,250,000 figure
was regarded as ceiling for the
building and furnishings.
Explanation of the drawings as *
prepared ware given by Walter
Roife, Harry Golemon and Lea
Buttrell of the architectural firm!
Chairman Claude Keeland of ’Hie
center committee acted as tha
As developed last night, tha
iroject will contain a youth een-
er, library, auditorium and meet-
ing rooms with a lobby linking
he units together. It wjU contain
about 54,440 square feet on tha
basis of the schematic plans,
which are primarily concerned
with space allocations and not
Space would be provided for
the parking of 577 cars and a . ,*
minimum 10-acre tract is needed
for the center. Building dimen-
sion* are 500 by 580 feet, Sur-
rounding the building are land-
scaped ardhs, a fountain, patio.
Present planning will be db-
voted to developing the necessary
facts for presentation of the issues
to city voters in a campaign. Con- '
struction will be paid through a
tax bond issue, if approved by
local voters. Such a proposition
probably would also contain a
small null tax to cover operational
As developed by the architects,
this center would be one of the
most striking examples of an in-
tegrated unit of this type in the
entire Southwest. In addition to
recreational aspects, it would
serve as the cultural center of
the entire community and area, it
was pointed out- last night. The
center as indicated by the sche-
matic plans is of striking contem-
Previously it was anticipated
that a four and a quarter-acre
tract of land donated by Mr. and
Mrs. Ed Odom located off West
Park avenue would be utilized as
the site. However, the size of the
building and necessity for ade-
quate parking space precludes the
use of this tract.
Move Aimed at Ousting Chairman From Post
Write-In Develops in Cove School Board Campaign
Strong support was claimed to-
day for a write-in campaign de-
signed to oust the Cove School
Board chairman, Valray Franklin,
a candidate for re-election.
The write-in campaign is in
behalf of L. A. Parkhurst, a for-
mer board chairman whose term
expired this year but who declined
to seek re-election.
The Leader contacted Parkhurst
today on the report that he was
the write-in candidate, and he
\ Parkhurst said he had been
asked to seek the post by nu-
merous citizens and if the residents
wished him to serve he would be
Sample ballots glv
of how Parkhurst bacTteft ’want
the vote to go have been printed
and are being distributed.
One other of the three trustees
whose terms are expiring, J, E.
Plunkett, is not a candidate for
re-election. On the ballot as can-
didates for the posts to be filled.
Farm Bill Revision
WASHINGTON (AP)—A com-
promise election-year farm bill
takes On its final form today.
,A7 10-member Senate-House
conference committee met to act
formally on the tentative agree-
ments it reached during two weeks
of efforts to combine the differing
programs of the two houses.
All the earier decisions were
open to revision in the final vot-'"
ing, but leaders of the conferees
said they expected only minor
changes, if any.
“We’ll stay in session until we
wind this up,” said Sen. Ellender
(D-La.), chairman of the confer-
ence group. He expressed hope of
approval by late afternoon.
April 5, 1956
Man has a tendency to think
he’s pretty advanced because ha
finally, with complicated equip-
ment and expensive mineral*,
has unlocked the secret of
atomic destruction, bnt it might
be well to remember nature hsa
been matching that kind of
power for millions of years
tornadoes, using nothing
but plain air.
H. B. Fox
NEW CATACOMB IS FOUND
VATICAN CITY (AP)—Dla-
Cbvery of a new catacomb con-
taining 4th Century frescoe* was
announced today. The catacomb
was found on Rome’s outskirts
during excavations under what
once was the ancient Latina road.
The Bengal Lancer band of
Lutcher Stark High School will
begin tours of the surrounding
area today at Deweyville giving
a program there at 2'?0 p.m. at
the high school. / ■ 4
Musical programs for students
and fhe general public will be
given at all points visitpd.
The band will appear at Port
Neches at 8 p.m. today.
On April 12 the band will
make a tour to Sour Lake and
Woodville and April 13 will go to
West Orange. v
The Sour Lake appearance will
be at 9:55 a.m. and the Woodville
appearance at 2:30 p.m. West Or-
(See LANCERS, Page 6)
-U*Ur rhota hr Philip L1I17 «
THE SMILE IS FOR YOU
Pgggy lentlty, Bangui Lancirt Piano Soloist
nan said, to-
59 Civilian Casualties
eported by Egypj
x 10, Egypt (AP)-
tian military spokesman____
day 59 civilians were killed in
the Israeli shelling of the Gaza
Strip yesterday, He charged the
Israelis with\“a premeditated at-
tack on the civilian population.”
In disclosing new casualty fig-
ures the spokesman said one
Egyptian soldier was killed in the
latest outbreak of firing in the
Gaza area today but that the sec-
tor was quiet now.
| besides Franklin, are Montgomery
Zigler and Carl E. Harris,
Henry WsfWaiFprrBoffrr see-
retary, said lie kicked off the
write-in drive for Parkhurst after
asking him to accept. Wanamaker
said he was joined in «upportirig
Parkhurst by Plunkett, E, W. Al-
len, board member whose term
is not up and at least one of the
two trustee candidates, Harris,
Zigler was remaining neutral.
In a statement to The Leader
today he said, ‘‘Mr. Franklin’s
side has made the statement that
tha Cove Baptist Church is trying
to run the school. That just isn’t
right The church is not taking
part as a church. The accusation
is not fair. If the people who are
member* of the church want to
take part in the election as citi-
zens, certainly they have that
Wandroaker said the write-in
gained rndntentum on its own
more than anything else in op-
position to a “one-man show.”
Wandmaker said the school
superintendent. Hardy Hairston*
was not taking part.
Parkhurst has charged that
Franklin is dominating the board
by the manner in which he han-
dles business and things that ere
not brought before the board.
Supporters of Parkhurst are for
open door meetings with newsmen
invited in advance.
Dogs Here Giving
Postmen Bad Time
Orange dogs here have acquired
a defini td\ dislike for postmen.
Or so Postmaster Howard
In the last three weeks Tumer
says, eight postmen have been
And the confusing thing is the
dogs disposed to bite mailmen
haven't been confined to any spe-
cific part of the city. _
"Too many carriers are being
bitten,” Turner said, “and ail '
cases could have been serious.”
One mailman was injured con-
siderably, but not seriously. And.....
one has twice been a victim.
Most have taken tetanus shots
after each bite and some mailmen
have had to undergo a series of
painful rabies shots. Turner said.
Turner urged extra precaution
on the part of dog owners. “Those
dogs who don’t like postmen
should be kept up," he Insisted.
| ORANGE JUICE |
HEAD 8CRATCHER — Fire
Chief Vertis Sands, who knows his
way around Orange better than
most as a necessity, was momen-
tarily stumped the other day on a
Bruce lane address in Westmont.
He finally located the house
sought (it wasn’t a fire run inci-
dentally) and is still being kidded
by fellow firemen.
FULL UP — Phrased .slightly
differently, was attributed to Mrs.
Ed Thompson after hearty eating
at a recent dinner meeting of
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Browning, J. Cullen. The Orange Leader (Orange, Tex.), Vol. 53, No. 84, Ed. 1 Friday, April 6, 1956, newspaper, April 6, 1956; Orange, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth560361/m1/1/: accessed November 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Lamar State College – Orange.