Now and Then

August 19, 1943

Negro Children Burned To Death – It is reported that two Negro children, one about three months old, the other about three years, were burned to death in a tenant house on the Williams place in the Winkler community a few days ago. It is reported the parents had left three children in the house alone, and that the oldest got out when the house caught fire from matches they were playing with.

Boy Severely Bitten By Dog – Charles, young son of Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Gilliam, was severely bitten by a dog a few days ago while visiting the home of his uncle, Joe Ward. The boy attempted to play with the dog when it bit him on the cheek, cutting a long gash that required a number of stitches.

Parents Hear From Missing Soldier In Phillipines – Mr. and Mrs. Charles H. Richardson received Friday the first word from their son, Oran Homer Richardson, who had been reported missing in the Philippines since the fall of Bataan in May, 1942. The last previous word from him by his family was March, 1942. The card was from the Jap Military Department. It was a form card with a few statements in print. It listed his health fair, uninjured and please give my regards to all. He is interned in Philippines Military Camp No. 1, according to the card, which bore Homer’s signature.

Ira’s – Coney Island starring Betty Grable and George Montgomery; The Fighting Buckaroo starring Charles Starrett and Kay Harris; The Ox-Bow Incident starring Henry Fonda and Dana Andrews; The Came To Blow Up America starring Onna Sten and Ward Bond; Hit The Ice starring Bud Abbott and Lou Costello.

August 15, 1968

Maurice Burleson To Receive MS Degree From Sam Houston – Maurice Burleson, principal and

 

 

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