Dec. 19, 1955

The Portales Daily News reported that Mr. and Mrs. E. H. Martin brought their son Orville home from the hospital for a two-week holiday stay. He had been staying at the hospital since he injured his spine in a diving accident in the summer of 1954, rendering him paralyzed. The senior was able to finish high school and graduate from Dora High School the previous spring. The Portales Daily News also reported that he was “anxious to have all his friends call.”