The El Reno Daily Tribune (El Reno, Okla.), Vol. 59, No. 15, Ed. 1 Friday, March 17, 1950 Page: 2 of 6
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El Reno (Okla.) Daily Tribune
Friday, March 17, 1950
During Past Week
BY TRIBINE CORRESPONDENT
CALUMET, March 17—Mr. and
Mrs. George Leighton and sons of
Oklahoma City visited relatives
here Sunday. Mrs. Will Leighton
returned home with them for a
Miss Helen Thompson of Albu-
querque, N. M., visited her grand-
mother. Mts. Leslie Thompson,
Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Vrouch of
Boynton spent Thursday and
Thursday night at the home of
Mr. and Mrs. Wes Gregg. Thurs-
day evening callers were Mr and
Mrs. Bill Ogden. Mr. and Mrs. J.
Mr. and Mrs. Jack Smith and
family of Midwest City, Mrs. John
Freeman and family and Eunice
Leek of Enid and Harvey Sleffln
were Sunday guests of Mr. and
Mrs. Fred Leek.
Mr. and Mrs. H. S. Wilson en-
tertained at a birthday dinner
Sunday honoring Gordon Clark of
Bethany. Other guests were Mrs.
Clark and Terry, Mr. and Mrs.
Bud Fearing of Norman.
Mr. and Mrs. Milton O’Bleness
and children spent the week-end
with Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Pulliam,
Mrs. Melvin Kennedy visited her
sister at Bethany Monday.
Mr. and Mrs. Odell Ledbetter
were called to Shawnee last week
by the death of Mr. Ledbetter's
mother, Mrs. Ida Stone.
Mrs. Vara Van Gundy spent the
week-end with Mr. and Mrs Clyde
Miller at Darlington.
Mr and Mrs. L. D. Todd and
daughter, Connie, spent Sunday
with Mr. and Mrs. Gene Todd and
sons at Oklahoma City.
Max Shaw returned last week
from Miami. Fla. Mrs. Shaw re-
mained to help care for her aunt,
who is very ill.
Mr. and Mrs. Maywood Ridgway,
who have been staying at the home
of a daughter. Mrs H. Porter, at
El Reno, returned home Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Julian and
daughter of Wheatland were Sun-
day visitors at the Ridgway home.
Mr. and Mrs. Jack Evans and
family were Monday dinner guests
of Mrs. Fannie Jarvill.
Mr and Mrs. Glen Bright and
children were Sunday supper guests
of Mr. and Mrs. H. C. McCann.
Mr. and Mrs. Art Leighton and
son, Mr. and Mrs. Andy Baca and
family were Saturday supper guests
of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Andersen
and son. Bill.
Mr and Mrs Clifford DeFrance
and family visited in the Luther
Paulk home Monday evening.
Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Weller and
daughter, Donna Kay. spent Satur-
day evening and Sunday with Mrs.
Weller's parents. Mr. and Mrs. Irvin
McQuinn, at Chattanooga.
Mrs. A. J Aycock and son, Wal-
ter, spent last week at Halstead,
Kan., and Kansas City. Mo.
" Mr. and Mrs, John CranflU and
family and Laurel Eckelberry spent
Sunday with relatives at Green-
Charlotte Leek was an overnight
guest of Oma Trent Monday.
Mrs. G. C. Cory visited Mr. and
tijm : Wftim
On Tax Petition
LAST RITES FOR DYING MAN—Lewis Smith, 22, receives last, rites from Father Danile Bassett
in a San Francisco hospital after a gun duel with police. Lewis, an impoverished insurance clerk, was
surprised by police in a suicide attempt. Woundin’? one policeman. Lewis was finally downed by a
shotgun blast. <NEA Telephoto.)
OKLAHOMA CITY, March 17—
UP)—Norman Pendley will serve as
"acting city auditor" until March
31 when he will become city
auditor, the city council ruled
Pendley, assistant to F. G. Baker
whose retirement from public office
became effective at that time, will
then be handed a pay boost and a
Council members were told they
may be asked to name a firm of
commercial auditors as assistants
to the city auditor on special
OKLAHOMA CITY. March 17—
UP)—Wilburn Cartwright, secretary
Naw Plans Showdown
On West Coast Drilling
WASHINGTON, March 17 —(IP)—
The navy plans a slowdown In de-
velopment of the naval petroleum
Mrs. Hugh Wallace at St. Anthony
hospital in Oklahoma City Monday.
Mr. and Mrs. Ray Tech and fam-
ily were Sunday guests of Mr and
Mrs. Henry Jensen.
Mr and Mrs. Asa Johnson of El
Reno, Mr. and Mrs. Pete Dillard
and daughter, Wilma, spent Thurs-
day at the Luther Paulk home.
Mr. and Mrs. John W. Pavy and
baby spent Sunday at Stillwater
visiting Mr. and Mrs. Warren
Mr and Mrs. Clifford DeFrance
and family visited Sunday with Mr.
and Mrs. Mont DeFrance at El
Visitors of Mrs. Lillie Crump dur-
ing the past week were Loyd Avans
and Clint Stone of Geary, Kitty
Randolph of Yukon, Mr and Mrs
Jcunes Williams, Mr and Mrs. Dil-
lard Crump. Mis. LeRoy Hill and
family and Leon Miller of El Reno
and Clyde Miller of Oklahomu City.
Mr and Mrs. Luther Paulk and
daughters spent Saturday night and
Sunday with Mrs. Hattie Todd at
Faye. Mrs. Todd is a former resi-
dent of Calumet.
Mr. and Mrs. Earl Ford spent
Monday evening in the home of Mrs.
Monday evening callers of Mrs.
Guy Hobson, who is ill, were Mr
and Mrs. Dale Hobson, Mrs. Marie
Todd and Mrs. Fannie Jarvill.
Norma Gail Smith spent the
week-end with Sherma Gregg.
Mr. and Mrs. Roy Stokes made
a business trip to Oklahoma City
Mr. and Mrs. Joe McMahan vis-
ited a few days last week with Mr.
and Mrs. John Miler at Fayette-
L. D. Todd was a business visitor
in Wichita fulls, Tex., last week.
Tom Hurst returned last week
from Kentucky where he attended
his brother's funeral.
Faye Ellen Brannon spent the
week-end with Mr. and Mrs. John
Mrs. Fannie Jarvill spent from
Tuesday until Thursday with Mrs.
R. Jacobsen at Watonga. She
spent the rest of the week with
her son, Leonard Jarvill, at Okar-
che, returning home Sunday.
Sunday evening guests of Mrs.
Mary Haas and son, Willis, were
Mr and Mrs. Jack Haas and baby
of E2 Reno.
Mr. and Mrs. Luther Paulk.
Billie and Roxie Paulk were El
Reno visitors Friday.
Mabel Moberly, student nurse at
Mercy hospital In Oklahoma City,
spent the week-end with relatives
Accord Is Reached
On Water Project
Ross Taylor, city manager, said
he planned to recommend a firm of
auditors be put under contract to
assist in budget work and other
functions of the auditor's office to
relieve Pendley of some detail.
Mayor Allen Street earlier had
suggested the employment of a
‘financial officer” to work with the
manager and auditor on city fi-
Leonard Dickerson, ward three,
moved that Pendley be made audi-
tor and given a substantial pay
raise but withdrew his motion when
told Baker would be on the payroll
and officially city auditor until
3 percent. \irom seven t0 five'
Cartwright said attorneys for both j Commodore William G. Green-
sides agreed to the postponement of man, director of naval petroleum
the hearing, set for Friday, because reserves, said the proposed cut will
of the illness of Mrs. Charles F„ Me- ] stretch out the program for com-
Pherren, who was to testify as a plete development of the reserve,
handwriting expert. | the largest on the west coast.
O. J. Fox. pension organizer, filed ! —“ ___
the petition, and the protest was ! ANDERSON’S GET TOGETHER
lodged by Dr. J. M. Ashton, re- j STROMSBURG, Neb. — (UR) —
search director of the state cham- vypen or. C. L. Anderson came
ber of commerce. j to his waiting room door and said:
Land Is Defendant
In U. S. Court Case
“Mrs. Anderson, you’re next,” three
women stood up. They were all
named Mildred Anderson and none
was related to the doctor.
Ada College Teacher
To Head Department
DENVER. March 17 —(/Pi— An
agreement was reached late Thurs-
day between contractors and the
bureau of reclamation for construc-
tion of a bypass tunnel to bring
irrigation water to 30,(XX) acres of
rich farmland in the Grand valley
of western Colorado
A rormal contract is to be signed
Friday by the bureau and two con-
tractors, who have undertaken the
WASHINGTON, March 17 —(IP)—
Oklahoma congressmen and spokes-
men for the five civilized Indian
tribes of tire state Thursday urged
a house committee to approve legis-
lation authorizing >10.000.000 for re-
habilitation of their needy members.
Representative W. G. Stigler
(Democrat, Oklahoma), author of
the bill, sad it was designed to
bring about an end of government
The money would be loaned for
education, housing, land acquisition,
establishment of businesses and
"It is obvious that if the people
of these tribes are ever to be eco-
nomically emancipated, government
ADA, March 17 —(IP)— Ben L.
Morrison, a teacher at East Central
college for 25 years, has been ap-
pointed head of the English depart-
ment to succeed M. B. Molloy, who
Molloy also was tennis coach. Dr
C. R. Bartlett, profesor of psjr-1
chology, has been named the new
ALWAYS IN STYLE—It’s a
new season but Ted William’s
same old batting style is still the
spring rage. Boston's four-time
American League batting cham-
pion follows through in familiar
fashion in Sarasota, Fla., train-
ing base of Red Sox. _
OKLAHOMA CITY’, March 17—
(IP)—The United States Thursday
brought action against 14.67 acres |
of land in Jackson county needed
for the Lake Altus reservoir proj- j
The suit filed by U. S. Attorney
Robert Shelton in federal court i
names the land as defendant and
Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Churchwell,
owners; state tax commission,
Jackson county commissioners and
the county treasurer respondents.
The suit to condemn the land was
brought by the government at the
request of Oscar Chapman, sec-
retary of the interior.
South End Barker Avenue
SAME ALL OVER
MEMPHIS, Tenn.—(U.R)—Mrs. W.
T. Leach got three identical val-
entines from her three daughters.
Two were bought in Memphis and
the third in Baltimore. Md.
project as a joint operation. The assistance must be provided," he
contractors are the Orafe-Collahan said, adding that some tribal mem-
Construction company of Dallas and bers believe congress should provide
the Hhoudes-Shofner Construction j $50,000,000 for the purpose
company, of Los Angeles.
Representative Carl Albert (Dem-
ocrat, Oklahoma) said passage of
the legislation is vital to more than
half of Oklahoma’s 77 counties.
Funds available from other sources
Denver Man Dies Of
Toy Cannon Wounds
DENVER. March 17—UP)—William
F. Lock, 58, died Thursday of a
stomach wound Inflicted bv a toy
Lock was heating the cannon over
the kitchen stove when the heated
powder blasted the fiber wadding
into his stomach. He intended to
place the warm cannon against the
manifold of his car for an easier
cold weather start.
Japanese Loses Suit
To Regain Property
CHICAGO, March 17—(/Pi—Judge are Inadequate, he said
William J. Campbell in federal dis-
trict court Thursday dismissed the
suit of Mrs. Kaku Nagano seeking
the return of her majority stock
interest In the Fuji Trading com-
pany of Chicago, food sauce raanu-
FIRST 50 YEARS HARDEST
DELAWARE, Ohio —(U.R>— Mrs.
Harry McClellan. 72, sued for di-
vorce despite it's being her golden
facturersr seized by the alien prop- | anniversary year. Charging neglect
erty custodian in 1943. 1 and extreme cruelty, she said her
,, husband hit her on the head witR
Mrs. Nagano wife of Sh . saku ^ and „ 8tlU!hes were
Nagano, president of the company , ed t(j ^ th(f wound.
contended that she returned to
Japan in 1924 with her son and two
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