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COP RETIRES 1:10 -1-
Deputy Police Chief Karl Howard trudges up the
steps to the Fort Worth police traffic division
for the last time M.. The veteran peace officer
is retiring after 40 years of police service,
Two parties celebrated the chiefs departure tdday;
the detective division, which headed
stood him to , and the Traffic division,
which he bossed for several years pitches the wind-up
The very first gift the traffic boys give him is
a hoe. Every body has a good laugh over the gift,
but the next gift is the main one. Its a dingus
called a bench sharpener, and its not for sharpening
benche Its for sharpening hoes and such, and
Chief Howard shows how its done. He joined the
force in 1924, and reached his present rank in
1957. Now all he needs is a of weeds.
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WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.). [News Script: Cop retires], item, February 26, 1965; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc969111/m1/1/: accessed October 15, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.