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Parents Give Skin of Dead Son
For Grafting on Girl's Body
•y Aw Auaclwted Pens
CINCINNATI, Jan. 31.—The
parents of a boy who died have
donated his skin in the hope
that a girl may live a happy
and normal life.
Ronnie Wilson. 14, of Osgood.
Ind., was injured in an auto
mobile accident last October. He.
died yesterday at St. Mary Hos
pital.
. His parents. Walker and Au-1
drey Wilson, were told about
Bherry Cassada. 7, who was
critically burned a year ago when
her skirt went up in flames
Burns covered more than 70
per cent of her body.
Her life "has become one of
excruciating pain. Twice doc
tors grated a small amount of
her remaining skin onto the
burned portions of her body
This cut loss of precious body
fluids and possibility of infec
tion. her doctors said.
Man Kills Policeman
And Is Slain in Battle
Over Children's Bed
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By the Associated Press
KNOXVILLE. Tenn., Jan. 31.
—A Knoxville policeman and
another man were shot to death i
today in a blazing gun battle
which sent bullets whizzing over
a bed in which three children
were sleeping.
Patrolman Lester W. Owinn,
40, was deed on arrival at a
hospital.
'The second victim, identified
as Roy Porter, 49, died in a
hospital three hours later.
The children were unhurt.
Homicide Capt. Carl T. Bunch j
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j Mow skin grafts have felted
{because her impaired health has
! made her unburned skin unsuit
able for grafting.
RmwUe and Sherry had rooms
side 'ey side at the hospital. But
they never met.
The doctors told the Wilsons
their son’s skin could help the
blue-eyed blond daughter of
Irene and James Cassada of Cin
cinnati. Some of the outer layer
of skin from the boy’s body was
removed within two hours after
his death.
Today it will be grafted to
Sherry’s exposed flesh. The
growth will not be permanent,
said the doctors, who asked that
their names not be used, but it
may live for a few weeks or sev
eral months. In the meantime.
Sherry's health may be improved
to the point where her own skin j
may be used.
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! said Porter, a tourist court oper
ator, opened Are on Mr. Gwlnn
when he and another policeman,;
Robert Stephens, answered a
disturbance call at a residence, j
j Capt. Bunch said the police
man sought to arrest Porter on
complaint of his wife, who re-!
icently had filed suit to divorce!
i him.
The shooting occurred at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. Robert I
I Van Winkle, where Porter had
gone after calling on his wife 1
earlier at her residence. Mrs.
Porter had obtained a court
order to keep her husband from
molesting her and notified police
of the visit.
Trailed Man To Home.
Mr. Gwinn and Mr. Stephens;
trailed Porter to the Van Winkle {
; home, Capt. Bunch related.
Capt. Bunch said Porter
opened fire on the policemen!
j when they entered a bedroom in
! which three Van Winkle chil
jdren. ages 3 to 8. were sleeping.
Both policemen emptied their
38-caliber service pistols at
Porter, the bullets flying across
the bed In which the children
were asleep.
Mr. Stephens was not hurt.
D. C. Bank Gearings
Show 18% Increase
' From Last January
Washington bank clearings for
{ this month totaled 8514.158.150
; i contrasted with 8435.202,796 for
; January. 1954. W. N. Cradlin.
i! assistant manager of the dear
: ing bouse, announced today. This
! was an 18.1 per cent gain.
These figures compare with
the all-time high of 8553.025.666
i in December. 1954. Mr. Craijltn
' said. x ,
As an Index of the growth of
i bank clearings in the National
i Capital, one can look at the De
, cember, 1941, figures when they
totaled only 8172.982.242. This
was at the outset of World War
n The tremendous growth in
business since is shown in to
day’s figures.
Traditionally, December tops
1 January bank clearings, due to
! Christmas business activity.
NBC and Union Reach
Contract Agreement
■y Am Associated Press
NEW YORK. Jan. 31—The!
| Nationtl Broadcasting Co. has j
! announced % labor contract
| agreement covering 1,400 engi- |
! neers and other employes from
coast to coast:
I The agreement, announced yes
terday, is with the CIO National
Association of Broadcast Em
ployes and Technicians.
Negotiations between the same!
| union and the American Broad
' casting Co. are now going on. j
! but no agreement has yet been i
1 reached. More talks were sched- ;
! uled today. i
The union announced last
i Thursday that its members had
| voted standby powers to call a
strike in event talks with the
two networks broke down.
Glen Echo Chinchillas
Win Major Show Honors
A Glen Echo Heights (Md.)
chinchilla farm owner won ma
jor honors yesterday at the clos
ing session of the sixth annual
Eastern region chinchilla show
in the Shoreham Hotel.
Stanley W. Pangbom of 5435
Mohican road took breeders
awards after his entries won the
grand show championship, one
class title and seven other rib
bons.
Mr. Pangbom also won awards j
for the best felt entries.
Dr. William E. Eccleston of i
520 Notley road, Bilver Spring,;
was the winner of the reserve!
show champibnship, two other
ribbons and two honorable men
tions.
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3 Washington Banks Are Listed
Among 300 Largest in Nation
By William A. Millen
Three Washington banks are
among the Nation’s 300 largest,
the American Banker. New York
daily, recorded today. All three
1 have improved their national
standing in the past year. The
: 300 hanks are in 116 cities in
i 41 States. f
i Numbered the 58th largest in
the country Is the Riggs National
Bank, with December 31, 1954,
deposits totaling $402,608,271—a
step-up of five in rank during
1954.
The National Bank of Wash- |
ing ton. with 8235.254.260, placed :
number 103, an advance of 99. |
The American Security &
Trust Co., with 8232.257.369, is a
close competitor, numbering 104
in the nation and increasing j
. seven on the list.
The Bank of America. San!
Francisco, is number l, while!
the National City Bank of New |
York is second, the American
Banker said. It estimated ail
bank deposits in the nation;
totaled 8215 billion on December
31, a 6 per cent gain over 1953’s
; 8202 billion. The number of
i banks slumped from 14.538 to
! 14.420. due to mergers, but 76
new banks opened in 1954.
Rogers Joining Giant
William F. Rogers, a specialist
in. administrative training in the
Navy, tomorrow becomes the new
director of personnel for Giant
Food Stores of
Wash ington.
iD. C. He has
; been assistant
! director of de
; partmental cl
j vilian person
1, nel for the
Navy since
1951.
Officials re
call he was a
member of the
National Man
agem e n t
Council team
Invited to Mr -
France in 1952 to recommend
improvements In French person
nel-management practice?.. He
started In 1936 in Government
service with the National Youth
Administration. Mr. Rogers lives
at 1001 North Tuckahoe street.
Falls Church, Va.
Two IBM Conventions
This week at the Shoreham
Hotel two regional conventions
of the International Business
Machines Corp. Hundred Per
Cent Club, sales honor organiza
tion, are being held. Nearly 400
! sales leaders from nine States
i are attending the first, opening
I today.
More than 300 will come from
115 other States and Puerto Rico
1 to attend the session opening on
I Thursday.
Business sessions and sales
conferences will be held. New
product demonstrations and pre
views of the company’s two new
color sound motion pictures will
feature the meetings.
Futurama Scheduled
On May 1 the Greater Wash
ington futurama, depicting area
industries, is scheduled to open i
at the Hecht Co.’s downtown;
store. The 16 display windows I
will be made available for the j
presentation, officials said. This
event is sponsored by the Ad
vertising Club of Washington,
with the co-operation of the Eco
nomic Development Committee,
Washington Board of Trade, and
the Greater Washington Indus
trial Council. William F. Sig
mund, creative director of the
Henry J. Kaufman Se Associates
advertising-public relations
agency, is chairman of the pro
gram committee.
Elected officers of the Moore- j
Grear Motors, Inc., 4400 Con
necticut avenue N.W., at the re- j
cent annual Board of Directors ‘
meeting: HenryH.Bayard,presi- i
dent; George E. Moore, James R. ]
Grear. and Lynn J. Bartlett, jr..
vice presidents, and William H.
Rhodes, secretary-treasurer. \
Directors Re-elected *
President. Joseph Chemer an- i
nounced all directors of the Shir- '
lington Trust Co., Arlington. Va., i
have been re-elected. The bank ,
paid a cash dividend of 50 cents
a share. July 1954, and In Decern-!'
her a 4 per cent stock dividend, |
he said. He reported an increase i I
over 1953 of 8740,000 in deposits.
Directors re - elected all the
bank's officers.
The Reynolds Metals Co., 918 !
Sixteenth street N.W., has been 3 !
made a station on an enlarged
, private-wire telegraph network
of the company, one of the Na
tion’s largest, officials announced.
Messages can be sent in an aver
age time of three minutees over
i the 15,000 miles of circuits
I throughout the country, the> ex
! plained. The system was installed
by Western Union and is con
-1 sidered the most modem now in
i operation by an industrial firm,
! officials asserted.
Ford Names Planck
Named community relations
: committee chairman for the Ford
! Motor Co. is Emerson Planck,
j sales manager of the Washing-
ton Ford dis
-1 trict. Set up
in 1952, the
; Wash ington
j committee is
! one of 35 sim
j ilar organiza
i tions in the
: Nation’s main
: cities. They
supervise
company par
ticipation i n
c o m m u n ity
projects and
fund drives.
For 33 years, **'• «»»«*■
Mr. Planck has served with the
Ford firm. He has' been commu
nity relations chairman in Nor
folk and Richmond and succeeds
R. W. Markley, jr.. here. Clar
ence I. Poore, Ford district ad
ministrative department man
ager, has been named committee
secretary to succeed John Kotyk.
Mutual Funds
NEW YORK. Jan. SI «■>.—National
Association Securities Dealers. Inc.:
(Noon Quotation!.>
Affiliated Fund A^f^7
* m Et us .
Am Mut Fd 7.80 S«;)
Atom Dev Mut . ... I,'t.lN 14.37
Axe Houghton Fd A 11.87 l-’.OA
Axe Houghton Fd B $3.5-' 2A.57
Axe Houghton Btk__ 3.8(1 4 j<a
Boston Fund 30.07 aeil
Broad St Inv I" 19. RS »T 17
Bullock Fund 82.5% Ss.ttfl
Canada Gen Fd 8.82 10.72
Canadian Fund 15.44 10.71
::fa IfcSS faf
Cons Invest Tr 3KMi 41.50
D vers Invest Fd ... S.RB 0.73
Dividend Bhrs 2.37 •> 00
Eat Ac How Bal
ni itS W-~ 17,12 18.31
Fidelity Fund ...... 25 38 27.48
Fundamental Inv ....2.. la.ftl 14 hi
Gas Indust Fd »4 .29 20 ft*
Gen Capital Cp is.? 3 «R.fi;t
Group Sec Com Stk II .00 i '.70
Group Bee Fully Adm 8.30 18.29
Qroup Bee Gen Bd 0.38 10.20
EP, Bec Tob 4.00 4.40
<>*»n Mut 15.110 J 5.52
on Fund ... 14.83 i« i|
incorp Investors ; 15 3H 10 03
Instlt Found Fd 20.87 22 Oil
Inattt Growth Fund..... 20u7 21 05
Investment Co Am .. 5.0.37 nls
t lnvest Tr Bost ."HI 17 03 10-?
eystone Oust B 2.1.:;: 25.83 2HJB
evstone Cust B 2 19 58 21 30
eystone Cust B t.ZZZZZ 11.58 Tsios
Keystone Cust K 1 18.55 21.33
Keystone Cust K 3 10.02 1153
Kevstone Cust B 1 15.81 ifl.7()
Keystone Cust 8 2 IMA 12 53
; Keystone Cust 8 3 ... 12.47 13 no
I Keystone Cust 8 4 8.17 1001
I Lexington TFd 11J- 1- 37
•Loomis Say Mut 41.H1 4I.H|
Manhat Bond Fd R :ih ul3
Mas* Invest Tr 28.05 30 84
Tnv Grl.li stk 24.88 20.81
Nation wide Bal Fd 18.30 jn.ho
Ngtl Investors ... 10 4- 1775
N Sec Ber-Bond 7.28 f»0
2 # e^ ", Pre, Btk Oil ».0H
N Bec Ser-Income 0.07 0.H3
N Sec Ser-Stock 708 858
New England Fund 20.53 22.19
Pac Am Inv 025 975
Pine St Fund 2078 -0 08
Pioneer Fund ... __ i-. 02 1:4417
»^ nd - 4.34 0.85
rutnam mo ok u
Bt Ac Ck Com Stk. . 20.22 20.22
Selected Am Sh 10.7- 18 fill
Shareholders Tr 11.10 1-uii
Telev Eject Fd 10.7 U II 73
Texas Fund 0.08 703
: Unit income Fd 17.77 1113-
| Unit Science Fd h. 83 0«5
: Value Line tnc Fd 5.77 0.31
I wash Mut Inv 11 do 15 73
.Wellington Fd ... 24.55 2010
j ‘Net asset value.
Chicago Livestock
CHICAOO Jan. 31 UP) (USDA'.— Sal
able hogs 14.000; market now fairly ac
tive and uneven, steady to mostly 25
lower on butchers: mostly steady on
heayles JOO lb and heavier: tows scarce,
mostly steady: bulk choice 190-230
' boO-hers 17 00-18 00. lartely 17 Bo
and above for choice No. 1 and 2 gradis:
a few decks mostly choice No. Ha 18 15
»nd 18-5: most 240-270 lb, 18.25-
17 00: bulk 270-340 lb 15.50.10 "S'
a tom lots up to 400 lb. down to 15 00!
most sows 450 lb And lighter 14 50-
a few 15.50; bulk 450-800 lb.
1 J.3S-H.50.
Salable cattle 18.00 Q: salable calves
JWH); prime steers and heifer* scarce,
moderately active, firm: other trades
wow. *te»dy to fluly s<» olwer; cow* and
bulls fully steady, vealers about steadv:
a short load prime 1,275 lb. steers
.i.VaS; other hljch choice and prime
steers 28.50-34750; bulk choice grades
24.50-28.(W; good to low choice 20.00-
24.00; a few loads utility and commer
cial steers 15.50-18.50; a load of prime
around 1,100 lb. heifers 29.00; eood and
choice heifers 19.00-26.75; commercial
to low good 15.00-18 50; utility and
commercial cows 10.50-13.00. canners
and cutters 8 75-10.50; most utility and
commercial bulls 13.50-15.50; stacker*
and feeder* scarce, weak; a few good to
low choice replacement steers 18.50-
SI. oo
Salable sheep 5.500; slaughter lambs
moderately active, mainly around 50
lower than late last week; a few loads
unsold: slaughter sheep about steady;
good to prime woo led lambs 2ft.00-Ti.25;
latter price sparingly for weights around
100,1 b down; load* and lots mostly
choice to prime 110-112 lb wooled skins
31,50-21.75; shorn iambs unsold; cull to
choice slaughter ewes e.OO-7.75
Metal Quotations
NEW YORK. Jan. 31 UP). —Spot non
frrrou, metal prices today: Coposr 33
cent* a teound. Connecticut valley Lead
15 eenu a pound. New York Zinc lit*
cent, a pound. Eaut Bt. Louli. Tin 88'ii
cent* a pound New York. At Pittsburgh,
•ergp Reel No. 1 heavy wa« Quoted at
38.00-37 0(1

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