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Volume 57, No. 182
Boy Has a Doll Likeness
Jesse Rotman, 9 months old, happily pushes his doll likeness
along. The doll was created—and dressed—to resemble the youngster.
Selling for $25. complete with a built-in sob, the doll is 27 inches
tall. It's displayed £i Chicago.
El Reno Persons Indians Playing
In Road Mishap Northeast Here
Mrs. William Wallace Doyle and
two children, Sharon. 5. and Kath-
leen. 18 months old. were brought
to the El Reno sanitarium for
treatment of cuts and bruises after
the automobile in which they were
riding was involved in a collision
on U. S. highway 66 at a point one-
half mile west of Yukon at 4:45
p. m. Thursday, it was reported
today by Garland Etheridge, state
Fred E. Corlce, 49, of 821 South
Bickford avenue, driver of the
other car involved, also was
In Tonight’s Game
At 8 p. m. tonight the El Reno
highschool Indians Will go on the
warpath at Legion park against
the Northeast Vikings of Oklahoma
City in their third gime of the
current football season.
The Indians who have chalked up
two decisive victories, against
Guthiie and Clinton, will try to put
away the Vikings who blazed over
the Britton tyam 40-0 but lost to
Central last week 13-0.
The Indians who all week have
practiced against a wing which the
Oklahoma City team uses very-
brought to the .sanitarium for an i effcclively, hope they will be able
examination for possible internal I tc show the visiting Vikings a few
injuries but was not thought to
be hurt seriously, Etheridge said.
William Wallace -Doyle. 37, an
employe of tire El Reno federal
reformatory who resides west of
El Reno was traveling west, ac-
companied by Mrs. Doyle and their
two children. The Doyle car had
pulled Into a filling station and
later the motor refused to start.
Doyle pushed the automobile onto
the load in order to get the motor
started. He got back into the car
and It was rolling west when It
was struck from the rear by the
Damage to the Corlee car. a 1948
model sedan, was estimated at $250
while damage to the other auto-
mobile. a 1937 model sedan, was
approximately $150. Etlieridge said.
Mrs. Doyle and the two children
were brought to El Reno In a
Turner ambulance from Yukon,
tricks of their own.
The Oklahoma City lads hold
an advantage in the fact that the
ViKings have the same backfield
they had last year and almost the
same team But just the same.
Coach Jenks Simmons’ boys will do
their level best to trample tire
Northeasters under their winning
The Vikings' 210-pound left tackle,
James Haider, will be the main at-
ti action on the Northeast defense.
On the offense Walter Goodman,
the left end. may give the Tribes-
men plenty of trouble. Sonny Koch,
the passer, sends the ball at every
chance to Clyde LegTone or Tom
O'Neil. The fastest man on the
team is Billy McDonald, a speedy-
right halfback, who undoubtedly
will give the El Reno tacklers a
run for their money.
Starting line up for the Worth-
while Corlee was brought to the cast team will be Walter Goodman,
sanitarium by Etheridge in the No. 37. left end; James Haider, 55.
highway patrol car. Doyle was un-
hurt, Etheridge said.
WASHINGTON. Oct. 1
The railroad industry today asked
the interstate commerce commis-
sion to let them raise present
freight rates 8 percent,
The ICC granted a 25 percent
advance in freight rates to both
rail and water carriers early this
The railroad petition filed to-
day said continued increases in
operating costs make a further
advance in freight rates necessary.
The newly requested increases,
If granted, would add about $672.-
500.000 to the annual freight bill
paid by shippers.
While requesting a general 8
percent advance, the railroads
proposed a set of maximum dollars
and cents increases on certain
As examples, the railroads asked
for a maximum increase of 8 cents
a 100 pounds on fresh fruits and
vegetables and 5 cents a hundred
on lumber and sugar.
Five Killed At
DAYTON. Ohio. Oct. 1—(U.R>—A
three-year-old clrl today was the
only survivor of a railroad crossing
accident near here last night which
wiped out five members of one
Mrs. Carry Patrick, 45, a daught-1
er. Mary. 16, and son. Michael. 4.
were killed outright when a fast
Pennsylvania passenger train plow-
ed Into the car in which they were
riding. The father and driver of the
car, OUie Patrick, 51, and another
daughter. 8hirley, 10. died in a
hospital early today.
Roma Jean Patrick, 3. was re-
ported in critical condition In a
Police said the Patrick car ap-
parently stalled on the tracks at
an unmarked crossing as the Chi-
cago-to-Columbus train approached.
Five other Patrick children were
not in the car.
left tackle: John Miskelly. 22, left
guard; BUI Van Meter. 26, center:
Jim Morgan, 38. right guard; Jim
Miller, 78, right tackle; Clyde La-
Rrone, 33. right end: Sonny Koch,
27. quarterback; Dan Cook. 29. left
halfback: Billy McDonald. 24. right
halfback: and Ronald Barton, 36.
The starting line up for the
El Reno team will include Tom
Peabody, No. 36, left end; Leroy
Bacher. 50. left tackle; Gene Kull-
:nann, 26. left guard; Dean Kull-
mann, 34, center: Jerry Hutson, 35,
light guard; Keith Cash. 51. right
tackle; Fred Wew»rka, 21. right end;
Bennie Anderson, 25. quarterback;
Bennie Niles. 28. left halfback; Dale
Crawford. 31. right halfback; and
Harold Kessler. 23. fullback.
Accuses U. S.
Of Seeking War
BV ASSOCIATED PRESS
Russia hinted again today she
has the secret of the atom and
accused the United States of seek-
Soviet Deputy Foreign Minister
Andrei Y. Vlshinsky attacked the
United States In the political com-
mittee of the united nations.
He said the United States was
building an atomic bomb stockpile
"in the illusion that America has
a monopoly on the atomic bomb."
He called for an Immediate ban
on atomic weapons.
The Soviet delegate was reply-
ing to U S. delegate Warren R.
Austin, who yesterday repeated
American proposals to submit to
international control of atomic
energy under united nations au-
thority, without veto.
Russia Blocks Efforts
Austin accused Russia of block-
ing all efforts to effective control
by refusing to permit the inter-
national commission to inspect
and control atomic energy in Rus-
sia as In all other nations. Russia,
said Austin, has placed her “sove-
reignty athwart security for all.”
In rebuttal. Vlshinsky said Rus-
sia will not accept international
control of the production of raw
materials because "the interna-
tional control organization offered
us Is not an international control
organization. It is an American
organization because they have
the majority. It Is an American
The atomic debate was a cur-
tain raiser for the security coun-
cil's consideration of the Berlin
Following reports that Field
Marshal Viscount Montgomery is
to head the armed forces of the
western alliance, criticism devel-
oped in Europe over the planned
defenses. General Charles De-
Oaulle said: "It Is wrong to center
in London the defense of Europe."
The Dally Express, published by
Canadian-born Lord Beaverbrook,
said: "An American general, a
man of the caliber of Eisenhower,"
should have been chosen.
In Frankfurt allied sources said
a final three-power agreement on
the economic merger of the three
western occupation zones of Ger-
many—American, British and
French—is expected within a few
Did You Hear
■ I UBERT MARSH, a first lleu-
-X* tenant in the air force, who
has been stationed at Kaufbeu-
reu, Germany, now is on tem-
porary duty at Wiesbaden, Ger-
many, while serving as pilot of a
C-47 engaged in the Berlin air
lift. He is with the 60th troop
carrier group. Mrs. Marsh and
children, Jimmie, Johnnie and
Mariiyn, who reside at 1212 South
Macomb avenue, plan to join
Lieutenant Marsh in Germany in
the near future.
Miss Patricia Cooper has been
elected treasurer of Canning hall,
an upperclass domitory at Okla-
homa College for Women, Chick-
asha. She is the daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. I. Lee Cooper. 619
South Miles avenue.
Miss Peggy Wright, daughter
of Mr. and Mrs Noland Smith,
316 East Cooney street, has been
selected as one of the cheer
leaders at the University of Ok-
lahoma. fforman, where she is a
To State Board
Ballot Is Opened
ATLANTA, Oct. 1 —</P)— The
Georgia house passed 152 to 0 to-
day a bill opening the general
election ballot to all candidates
for president except Communists.
The measure, also approved by
the senate later today In the same
form it passed the house, goes to
Governor M. E. Thompson for his
signature. Thompson has Indi-
cated he would approve the bill.
The house received a substitute
for the original measure which
passed the senate Wednesday. The
substitute. Floor Leader Robert
Elliott said, was written to clarify
OKLAHOMA CITY, Oct. 1—</P>—
A special session of the Oklahoma
legislature to study racial segrega-
tion in state colleges still was an
open question today.
Officials at the state capitol,
however, were of the opinion no
session will be called if it can be
Attorney General Mac Q. Wil-
liamson said he waiting for a re-
quest from Governor Roy J. Turner
for an opinion of the effects of a
federal court ruling Wednesday.
The court held that state laws,
as they apply to G. W. McLaurin,
a retired Negro professor seeking
admission to the University of Ok-
lahoma. are unconstitutional.
Williamson said It will be at
least a day or two before an opinion
can be given.
Turner previously had proposed
a special session. But in a letter
to the federal court he suggested
waiting until the general session
Jan. 4 before attempting to amend
state laws to provide for the Ne-
Lucius Babcock, sr„ 111 North
Macomb avenue, former district
judge for Oklahoma and Cana-
dian counties, Thursday was ap-
pointed chairman of the state
industrial commission by Gover-
nor Roy J. Turner to succeed Clyde
G. Pitman, Shawnee.
The governor disclosed that Pit-
man had submitted his resignation
Sept. 20 to be effective Oct. 1 In
order to devote more of his time
to personal business affairs.
Turner said he had withheld an-
nouncement of Pitman's resigna-
tion pending selection of a suc-
Retired From Bench
Babcock was appointed district
judge for Oklahoma and Canadian
counties in January 1925 to com-
plete the unexpired term of J. I.
Phelps, who was elevated to the
state supreme court. Babcock- -fight
then was elected to the office of
district judge five times. He an-
nounced in March 1946 that he
would not be a candidate for re-
•'The state is extremely fortu-
nate in obtaining the services of
Judge Babcock for this important
post," the governor said in making
the announcement of his appoint-
“Judge Babcock accepted the
assignment at my personal re-
quest, purely as a matter of serv-
ice to the state. I deeply appre-
ciate his willingness to serve, since
It means he must come out of re-
tirement he so richly earned
through long years of brilliant
and highly respected service on
the district court bench.”
The chairmanship of the com-
mission pays a salary of $4,800
annually. The five-man commis-
sion acts in a judicial capacity,
hearing claims against employers
and insurance companies in Indus-
Are Made By
Truman and Dewey
BY ASSOCIATED PRESS
President Truman and Governor
Thomas E. Dewey headed their
campaign caravans today into key
senatorial battlefields in West Vir-
ginia and Wyoming.
The outcome of the November
elections in these two states may
determine which party will win
senate control now held by the
Both presidential candidates
Outlined plans in major talks last
night for making this country
more productive for all.
Truman Makes Appeal
Mr. Truman’s was based on the
election of a Democratic congress
to carry forward his domestic pro-
gram; Dewey’s on a foreign policy
blueprint for avoiding another
“Give us a Democratic con-
gress," Mr. Truman told a Louis-
ville audience, “and we will move
forward for the benefit of all
people, toward better housing, bet-
ter medical care, better education
—all the things that mean a hap-
pier and more secure life for the
average American family.”
Dewey Offers Plan
While the president was discuss-
ing the issue of high prices, Dewey
was saying in his foreign policy
address in Salt Lake City:
“The best way for us to get
along with the Soviet leaders is
to deal with them as strong equals
and, by so doing, restore their re-
spect for us."
To accomplish that objective he
“Unstinting support to the united
nations" and "all reasonable" fi-
nancial aid to the Marshall plan
Others on Move
The other national candidates
were on the move today.
Henry A. Wallace, the Progres-
sive party nominee, flew to Holly-
wood from El Paso, Tex., where he
said last night he will press his
against racial segregation
and poll taxes “as long as I live.'
Governor J. Strom Thurmond of
South Carolina, the States Rights
standard bearer, moved north to
campaign in Baltimore.
Producers Are Seeking
Milk Price Agreements
Federal Assistance May Be Sought in Move
To Obtain Recognition From Processors
OKLAHOMA CITY. Oct. 1—(U.R)
—Federal assistance in getting milk
price agreements with distributors
in the Oklahoma City mllkshed
may be sought by milk producers'
bargaining associations now being
organized, it^jgas disclosed today.
Two government officials told the
state milk producers' federation here
yesterday that they were In a
position to use federal agencies to
force processors to bargain on prices.
Charles Moore, manager of the
newly-organized local producers'
group, said a federal marketing
agreement might be sought which
would establish minimum prices.
Moore said the production market
administration would be asked to
participate in the bargaining "If
Lutheran Church Plans
Mission Sunday Service
Mission Sunday will be observed
at the Trinity Lutheran church this
Sunday, it has been announced by
Rev. A. C. Dubbersteln. pastor. Dr.
C, Mundinger, president of St.
John's college, Winfield, Kan., will
give the sermon and lecture.
A dinner will be served at noon
by the women of the church. At
1:30 p. m. Dr. Mundinger will speak
on "Church Conditions In Europe."
He will leave Immediately after
the service for Norman where he
will dedicate a new Lutheran stu-
By Draft Board
An October call for eight men
has gone out from the Canadian
county draft board, It was an-
nounced this morning by Mrs. O.
B. Gustafson, clerk.
Notices have been sent to eight
men In >,ne county, she said, to
appear on Oct. 15, to be sent to
Oklahoma City for their physical
examinations. Names of the eight
were not announced.
The first call for induction will
be during November.
PARIS. Oct. 1—</P)—'The United
States delegation to the united
nations announced today that
John Foster Dulles Is flying to
New York Sunday at the sugges-
tion of Governor Thomas E.
Dewey, Republican presidential
The announcement said Dulles
and Dewey would confer on Soviet
relations with the western powers.
The western powers’ charge that
Russia is endangering peace by
her blockade of Berlin Is due to
come up for debate in the security
Dulles, who Is Dewey's top for-
eign policy adviser, expects to be
In New York Tuesday to meet
Governor Dewey on his return
from a western campaign trip,
delegation sources said.
He Intends to leave New York
oh Wednesday to resume his place
here as a member of the United
Supreme Court Is
we cannot get processors to cooper-
ate any other way.”
W. G. Sullivan of the dairy mar-
ket branch of PMA, Washington,
explained the federal order pro-
cedure to the meeting attended by
200 milk producers.
K. A. Schmitt, president of the
state association and manager of
the Muskogee association, said the
groups "are not unions" but are
chartered as co-ops.
Irwin R. Hedges of the farm
credit administration told the milk-
men that distribution of their prod-
uct has been taken over by a
lew large concerns.
“It has been necessary for pro-
ducers to organize to protect their
own interests," Hedges said.
HOBART PLANS STADIUM
HOBART. Okla.. Oct. 1—-(U.R)—
Members of the Hobart planning
commission have been told a bond
Issue won't be necessary to build
a local highschool stadium. Tom
Hansen, superintendent of schools,
said the stadium could be financed
if the school district would con-
tinue to vote a 5-inlll building levy
for the next two or three years.
Automobile Is Damaged
In Traffic Mishap Here
Property damage was caused in
a collision which occurred in the
200 block of South Rock Island
avenue at 3:45 p. m. Thursday, Lee
Harvey, chief of police, reported
A 1929 model sedan driven south
by Eva Paddock, El Reno route 2;
and a 1939 model sedan operated
by Frank Ben Foreman, 63, of
Norman, collided while Foreman
was making a right turn into a
lane of traffic.
Damage to the Foreman auto-
mobile was estimated at $50 while
the other vehicle was not dam*
aged, Harvey said.
OKLAHOMA CITY. Oct, 1—(/Pi-
States Rights Democrats of Okla-
homa today asked the supreme
court to set a precedent and order
its presidential electors on the gen-
eral election ballot Nov. 2.
"The court will have to reverse
its previous decisions or take a
new construction of constitutional
requirements for new parties In
Oklahoma,” Clark Hurd, attorney,
told Oklahoma's highest court.
The court has assumed original
jurisdiction due to the shortage of
time before ballots must be printed.
After arguments the court took
the case under advisement.
The States Rights party was
denied a place on the ballot when
the secretary of state and the elec-
tion board refused to recognize it
as a party.
Their actions were defended by
Fred Hansen assistant attorney
Hansen referred to state laws
which require a primary election
before names can appear on the
general election ballot.
The party was organized at a
state convention here Aug. 14. The
primaries were in July.
Brief Illness Fatal
To R. R. Robinson
EDMOND. Oct. 1—<U.P>—Dr. R. R.
Robinson, president of Central State
college and an educator in Okla-
homa since 1911, died early today at
Wesley hospital in Oklahoma City
after a short illness. He was 63.
Rcbinson had entered the hos-
pital last Saturday for a checkup,
and was believed to have been doing
fine until last night. Mrs. Robinson
said her husband thought only that
he needed a long rest. Exact cause
of death was not disclosed.
Central State classes were dis-
missed today until Monday by
George P. Huckaby, dean of the
college. Although funeral arrange-
ments had not been completed,
services are expected to be held
Monday or Tuesday.
Robinson, a native of Cambridge,
Ohio, came to Oklahoma in 1911
to become principal of Perry high-
school. He had Just graduated from
Lebanon university. He became
Perry school superintendent In 1913
and remained there until 1917 when
he joined the faculty of East Cen
tral state college at Ada.
Other Positions Held
The educator rose to dean of that
college in 1926, and then took the
presidency of Northern Oklahoma
junior college. Tonkawa. He held
the latter post until 1939, when he
came here. In 1918 he received a
master’s degree from the Univer-
sity of Oklahoma, and in 1928 he
took a doctorate at Peabody college.
Robinson was active In Kiwanis
and Masonic work, and was a mem-
ber of Phi Delta Kappa fraternity.
Survivors besides Mrs. Robinson
include two daughters, Mrs. Pratt
Irby of Fort Scott, Kan., and Lucy
Jane Robinson, 17, of the home,
and a son. Roscoe Ross Robinson,
19, of the home.
OKLAHOMA CITY, Oct. 1—(U.R)
—The outlook for wheat Is much
brighter this year than last, Okla-
homa farmers were told today in
a Santa Fe crop report.
Dry weather has depleted sur-
face moisture but topsoil Is in
fairly good condition. The out-
look is good, the report said, even
though considerable wheat will be
sown In October dust unless It
Some 75 percent of the wheat
in western Oklahoma has already
Rain Is needed to provide wheat
pasture but the holdover summer
has been favorable for harvesting
other crops. Both com and com-
bine types of grain sorghums are
being harvested at full speed. Very
good yields for both grains and
silage are reported.
Peanut yields are running fair
to good, with rain needed to
soften the ground for digging
Ban Is Nullified
SAN FRANCISCO. Oct. 1—<4V-
A California law prohibiting mar-
riage of white persons to those of
Negro, Mongolian or Malayan
blood was thrown out today by
the state supreme court.
The opinion declared that since
the right to marry is the right to
join in marriage with the person
of one's choice, a law prohibiting
a person from marrying a member
of another race restricts his
choice, thereby, restricting his
right to marry.
The court held the law violated
the equal protection of the laws
clause of the U. S', constitution.
The court directed that the Los
Angeles county clerk issue a mar-
riage license, as requested by
Andrea D. Perez, a white woman,
and Sylvester S. Davis, a Negro.
Today's ruling declared “marriage
is something more than a civil
contract subject to regulation by
the state It Is a fundamental right
of free men."
The court split 5 to 2 on the issue.
El Reno's new radio station,
KCHE, will officially go on the
air at 8 a. m. Sunday, It was
announced today by Jack Cecil,
A special dedication program will
be presented from 1 to 2 p. m.
Sunday, Cecil said, although the
entire Sunday afternoon program
will be of a dedicatory nature
featuring local talent.
El Reno residents will be given
an advance opportunity to visit the
studios, on the second tloor of the
First National Bank building, during
an open house from 7 to 9 p. m.
The station operates on 500 watts
and is at the "very top of the dial,
1590. The regular broadcasting
hours will be from 6:30 a. m. to
sunset with the exception of Sun-
days when the opening broadcast
will be at 8 a. m. The closing hours
will vary from about 5:15 p. m,
during December to 7:45 p. m. in
City officials and other promi-
nent El Reno persons will headline
the dedication program Sunday
afternoon. Lynn Dawson, program
The speakers will Include C. A.
Bentley, city manager, E. D. Free-
man. president of the chamber of
commerce, Roy A. Stafford, secre-
tary-manager of the chamber of
oomnierce. Mrs. L. A. Garner,
executive secretary of the Canadian
county Red Cross, Paul R. Taylor,
superintendent of schools, Walter P.
Marsh, principal of the highschool,
and two members of the El Reno
Band Will Participate
The highschool band will play
several selections under the direc-
tion of Melbern Nixon, music di-
rector. Other numbers on the
program will include selections by
the a cappella choir directed by
Miss Helen Martin, a trio consisting
of Catherine Reichert, Nadine By-
num and Jo Ann Keller, a vocal
solo by Miss Bynuin and a piano
solo by Clarice Jo Imboden.
Station KCHE will feature local
talent. Cecil said, although it also
will broadcast transcripts of na-
The station's tower Is located near
the old prisoner of war camp west
of El Reno.
Employes In addition to Cecil and
Dawson are F. W. Dwyer, announcer.
William McCartney, advertising
manager, C. H. Stanford, engineer,
and Miss Dellamae Nunn, reception-
Ross Prescott of Dallas, Tex., and
C. C. Woodson, Brownwood, Tex.,
owners of the station, are expected
here lor the dedication program.
Work Is Expected
To Get Underway
M. A. Swatek Construction com-
pany of Oklahoma City was
awarded the contract for 16 blocks
of new paving and work around
the highschool building Thursday
night at a special meeting of the
El Reno city council.
The council probably will Issue
a work order for the project Mon-
day night at the regular October
meeting. Work will be started
about the middle of the month
and should be completed In Feb-
ruary. In his bid, Swatek guar-
anteed to complete the work in
90 working days. Barrlhg an ex-
tended period of bad weather the
paving should be completed In
about four months, C. A. Bentley,
city manager, said.
Thursday night’s meeting wan
scheduled as a session In which
persons could protest the manner
of assessment for the paving
Questions Are Heard
The first 45 minutes of the meet-
ing was given over to the informal
questioning of engineers by prop-
No objections were offered by
any of those present when pjlled
by Mayor Herman Merveldt after
the meeting was called to ordsr.
Dr. W. S. Boyd, Negro physician,
in a short Impromptu talk, praised
the city council and city officials
for their work In sponsoring im-
provements to the city and added
that 85 percent of the Negro pop-
ulation of El Reno favors paving
and other improvements of their
He inquired why West Foreman
street had not been included in
the present paving district and
was told that the petitions asking
for the pavement were not re-
ceived in time to be included in
district No. 23.
Bentley added that petitions for
the paving of Elm street have
been nearly completed and said
the Foreman and Elm projects
can be included in a district.
Cost Near $89,000
Cost of the entire project will
be approximately $89,000 although
construction costs will be only
$78,276.11. The remainder of the
total includes engineering costs
and advertising costs.
The work around the highschool
building Includes the widening of
both Bickford and Choctaw ave-
nus and the laying of new side-
walk around the entire block. The
parking area also will be Improved.
The 16 blocks to be paved are:
Admire avenue from Rogers
street north to Cheyenne street (4
Miles avenue from Elm street
south to Odell street (4 blocks).
Hadden avenue from Johnson
street south to Odell (1 block).
Wilson avenue from Km street
north to Oak street (1 block).
Mahan avenue from Watts street
south to Pine street (1 block).
Cooney street from Hoff avenue
east to Williams avenue (1 block).
Cavanaugh street from Barker
avenue east to Macomb avenue (1
Williams avenue from Carson
Street south to Oak (3 blocks).
This stretch runs along the west
■tide of Bronson park.
Bonds Are Forfeited
In Municipal Court
Two persons booked at the police
station Thursday for Illegal park-
ing forfeited bonds of $1 each in
municipal court today, records of
Lee Harvey, chief of police, dts-
Mrs. Cecil Carroll, 1614 South
Choctaw avenue, and V. H.
Relsche, 517 South Rock Island
avenue, forfeited the bonds after
they were booked for parking in
Roy Burgess, 12(H4 South Rock
Island avenue, booked Thursday
for overparking, also forfeited a
A $2 bond was forfeited by Jerry
Don Van, 18, of 607 North Bick-
ford avenue, who was booked for
running a stop sign.
Pedestrian Is Struck
While Crossing Street
Joe Lunsford, El Reno, received
minor scratches and bruises about
his head and face when he was
struck by an automobile near the
Intersection of Bickford avenue
and Woodson street at 9 p. m.
Thursday. Lee Harvey, chief of
police, reported today.
C. S. Arthur, 1001 South Shep-
ard avenue, driving an automobile
north on Bickford, struck Luns-
ford while he was walking west
across Bickford from the opposite
corner. Arthur told officers he
was blinded by the lights of an
Lunsford was given first aid
treatment at the El Reno sanita-
rium and released.
ANXIOUS TO PLEASE
LONDON, Oct. 1 —(U.R)— When
residents of Vigo, Kent, complained
that a hole In a footpath was
dangerous for mothers pushing
baby carriages. Sir Richard Acland,
their representative In parliament,
appeared with spade and sand and
filled the hole.
To Meet Cadets
NORMAN. Oct. 1—(U.R)—The Uni-
versity of Oklahoma footballers
were to hold a final light drill today
in orepavation for tomorrow’s fracas
with the Cadets of Texas A. and M.
Good tickets for the Sooners' first
home game of the season are still
available, although some 30.000 fans
are expected. The kickoff is 2:30
Yesterday's practice was compara-
tively light, with emphasis on pass
defense, kickoffs and punting.
Coach Bud Wilkinson may have
a surprise for the fans by starting
sophomore Clair Mayes of Muskogee
at right guard In place of two vet-
erans, Stan West and Dee Andros.
The Cadet squad will remain in
Oklahoma City today and go by
bus tomorrow for a pre-game work-
out at Owen field.
Mostly fair tonight, slightly
cooler in central and north por-
tions. Generally fair and cooler
Saturday. Lows tonight 38 to 40
In panhandle. 50 in southwest.
El Reno Weather
For 24-hour period ending at 8
a.m. today: High, 83; low, 48; at
8 a.m., 52.
State of weather: Clear.
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Harle, Budge. The El Reno Daily Tribune (El Reno, Okla.), Vol. 57, No. 182, Ed. 1 Friday, October 1, 1948, newspaper, October 1, 1948; El Reno, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc919709/m1/1/: accessed September 22, 2017), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.