The El Reno Daily Tribune (El Reno, Okla.), Vol. 58, No. 38, Ed. 1 Wednesday, April 13, 1949 Page: 3 of 8
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Wednesday, April 13, 1949
El Reno (Okla.) Daily Tribune
Burial To Be Made
In El Reno Cemetery
Funeral services for Private
James Pershing Barker, former El
Reno resident who was killed In
Germany in 1915. will be held at
2 p. m. Thursday in the Garrison
funeral home, Oklahoma City.
Military services will be conduct-
ed at the grave in the El Reno
Private Barker was born in El
Reno April 26, 1919, He attended
school in Oklahoma City and the
Oklahoma City university. At the
time of his entrance into the serv-
ice he was employed as a drafts-
man for the Douglas Aircraft
He was killed Feb. 16, 1945, while
serving as an infantryman with
the 80th division, third army, in
Survivors are his wife. Mrs.
Velma Barker. Oklahoma City; a
daughter, Murv Bell, of the home;
his mother, Mrs. Lillie Barker.
Oklahoma City; a sister, Mrs Mary
McIntosh, and a brother, Erling
Barker, both of Oklahoma City.
MRS. IRA W. JAMES
DIES IN TEXAS
Mrs. Ira W James of Houston,
Tex., died Tuesday morning at
her home, her cousin, Mrs. J. W.
McKinster, 130 North Donald ave-
nue, has been notified.
Mrs. James recently returned to
Houston after spending the winter
in ihe McKinster home.
Survivors are a son, Victor Trego,
of Hoaston, and a daughter, Mrs.
Winifred Fuller, of Fort Worth.
Tex., and four grandchildren.
Funeral services and burial will
be In Dallas.
WASHINGTON, April 13 -OPv
The house today overwhelmingly
passed an emergency $595,890,000
bill to provide educational and un-
employment benefits to veterans
for the next three months. The
measure now goes to the senate.
President Truman* asked for the
extra money on Monday. He cited
an increase in the number of job-
less veterans since Jan. 1 and
higher GI education and training
costs due to bigger allowances
voted by the last congress.
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EL RENO MARKETS
to 2 p. m. April 13)
Oats . ____
Milo _ ____
pounds _ 30
WEWOKA, April 13 —(U.R)— The
Wewoka board of education plans
a special election April 26 on a
$27,000 bond Issue for construction
of a physical education building.
CALLED HERE BY ILLNESS
Raymond M. Wagner, sor of Po-
lice Captain E. D. Wagner. 1001
Sunset drive, arrived here this
morning from his home in Sunta
Ana, Calif. He was called here by
tlie serious illness of his father.
Also arriving this morning was W.
N. Wagner. Vista. Calif., brother
of Captain Wagner.
NEW YORK. April 13—UP)—Cot-
ton futures were Irregular today in
active dealings. Heavy covering In
nearby May futures, prior to first
notice day April 26. paced an up-
turn in old crop deliveries. Some
of- ihe buying was against export
sales. New crop positions were
lower on profit-taking with Utile
interest In those months.
Late afternoon prices were 80
cents a bale higher to 45 cents
lower than the previous close. May
32.80, July 31.94, October 28 88.
OKLAHOMA CITY. April 13—(/Pi
—Cattle 1.200, calves 250; killing
classes moderately active, mostly
steady; several loads steers unsold
early; good and choice yearling
sleers and heifers 25.00-26.00; me- j
riium and good sausage bulls 19.00-
20.50: odd head to 21.00: vealers
and calves very scarce and little
changed; vealer top 27.00; choice
calves to 26.00.
Hogs 1.250; shippers and small j
killer markets 25-50 higher than j
Tuesday; packers paying steady |
Prices; extreme 19.00; packer peak |
Sheep- 150; market not estab-
lished; some bids on lambs un-
KANSAS CITY. April 13— </P>— I
Cattle 4,500. cattle 500; tew loads I
high good to choice fed steers
25.25-25.50: high good to low choice
beeves 24.50; choice mixed year-
lings 26.00; several loads top good
heifers 25.00; common and medium
beef cows 17 50-19 00; up to 20.00.
Hogs 4,000; slow, steady to 25
lower than Tuesday’s average; top
Sheep 4,000; very slow, practically
nothing sold early; some bids off
2.00 or more.
NEW YORK STOCKS
NEW YORK. April 13 —(/PI— A
few special situations ruled the
stock market today.
The general undertone of the
market was steady.
Trading, while far from fast,
expanded to the largest total for
the week. Turnover was at the rate
of around 900.000 shares for the full
CHICAGO. April 13—</P)— Corn
futures sank on the board of trade
today under the v/eitht of heavy
offerings of cash grain by country
elevators. Dealers reported they
bought close to 400.000 bushels of
corn on a to-arrive basis.
Wheat closed 118 lower to 3/4
higher. May $2.19 3 8 to 1 4. Corn
was 3 8 to 1 cent lower, May $1.32
3 4 to 7 8. Oats were 1 8 to 1 4
lower. May 69 3 8. Rye was 3 4 low-
er. May $1.26 3 8.
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By Four Groups
(Continued from Page One)
composed of Mrs. Thco Selkel, Mrs.
H. M. Hensley. Mrs. Norman
Schroeder, Mrs. H. B. Klker, Mrs.
Lee Evans, Mrs. Frank Evans, Mrs.
William S. Retsche and MYs. Lloyd
During-the business session mem-
bers voted to spend $200 for the
purchase of baseball and football
equipment for the school. The
athletic committee is composed of
Jenks Simmons. Garrett Miles and
Plans were made for the unit to
participate in a citywide art ex-
hibit, unit members voting to pur-
chase display boards.
The tea. honoring El Reno teach-
ers, and the Joint installation of
officers for P.-T. A. units will be
held May 10 in the Etta Dale
school, it was announced by Mrs
It also was announced that the
Lincoln unit will be represented
at the state convention, April 19-21
in Oklahoma City, by Mrs. M. L.
Kennedy, Mrs. Stanley Barker, dele-
gates, and Mrs. Joe Maxey and
Mrs. Hebe.- Goad, alternates.
An announcement was made that
Easter programs and parties will be
held in each room at the school
Friday morning. Egg hunts will be
staged for -the lower grades if the
weather permits. The parties will
be under the direction of the home-
Mothers of first grade children
were hostesses at the social hour
which followed the meeting Tuesday.
SESSION ENJOYED AT
Webster Parent-Teacher associa-
tion held the final meeting of the
year Tuesday afternoon in the
Feature of the program was a
group discussion on "Comic Books,”
directed by Mrs. A. C. DeLaughter.
Other selections were a piano solo
by Shirley Gallagher and a reading
by Mrs. W. J. Wells.
During the business session Royal
Larkin was named chairman of the
rnit’s art exhibit which will be a :
part of the citywide exhibit May 10.
The group _ voted to sponsor the 1
Oblivious to all the commotion
he caused, 2-year-old Alan Da-
vid Pels shows how he ate a light
bulb in his Pittsburgh, Pa., home.
Doctors said he appeared to be
doing well despite his strange
taste in between-meal snacks.
Brownies and the Oirl Scouts for
the coming year.
AT IRVING SCHOOL
A roundtable discussion on "Better
Literature in the Home," by five
highschool boys, was featured at
the meeting of the Irving Parent-
Teacher association Tuesday in the
Jack Taylor acted as master of
’ceremonies in the discussion. Other
participating were Tommy Tolbert,
Bill Funk. Guy Taylor and Dale
An educational film was shown
by Mrs. M. E. Branson, sixth grade
At the close of the meeting Mrs.
Chester Taylor, retiring president,
presented the gavel to Mrs. tyesley
Elkins, incoming president.
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Airlift Plane Is
BERLIN. April 13 —(/Pi— An
American C-54 airlift plane was
overdue tedav on a flight from
Celle in the British occupation
zone to Oatow airport in Berlin.
The plane, loaded with 10 Cons
of coal, carried a pilot, co-pilot
The air force at Frankfurt said
later a plane had crashed near
Dannenberg, which is 50 miles
southeast of Hamburg, and it was
assumed this was the missing C-54.
The air force announced the
crash of a F-80 Jet fighter plane
at Sulzbaeh The pilot was killed.
His identity was withheld pending
notification of kin.
Bird Dog Training Is
Banned Three Months
OKLAHOMA CITY. April 13—
(Special)— Among the list of
"don’ts” for Oklahoma sportsmen
through April, May and June is
the training and running of bird
dogs. The state laws ban such train-
ing and running during this three-
month period as a protective meas-
ure for quail and other ground
"Keep up your dogs," said Kelly
DeBusk. state game and fish di-
rector, "and you may enjoy better
hunting next fall."
Gladys Carlile. 15 - year - old
daughter of John Carlile of Hin-
ton, was dismissed today from the
Catto hospital. She was admitted
April 10 for medical treatment.
Bonds Forfeited For
Katherine Henry, 29. of Madera,
Calif., and Juanita Shorteeth, 23,
of 216'4 South Bickford avenue,
booked at the police station at
11:45 p. m. Tuesday on charges of
disturbing the ^>eace by fighting
in the 200 block of South Bickford
avenue, forfeited bonds of $11 each
in municipal court today, records
of Lee Harvey, chief of police,
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