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   Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - August 16, 1954, Abilene, Texas                               FAIR AND HOT Sbflene "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT EVENING FINAL VOL. LXXIV, NO- 57 Aaoeiited Prat (AP) ABILENE, TEXAS, MONDAY EVENING, AUGUST 16, PAGES IN TWO SECTIONS PRICE DAILY 5c, SUNDAY lOe Conferees OK Compromise On Farm Bill WASHINGTON is, A compro- mise farm bill carrying out most of President Eisenhower's requests was agreed upon today by a Sen- ate-House conference committee. It must still go back to the House Bnd Senate for final approval. Passage appeared likely despite the rush for adjournment by the end of this week. A deadlock which threatened to tie up the bill indefiniteely was broken by agreement of a major- ity of House conferees to accept a lower level of dairy supports voted by the Senate. Only Sen. Young (R-ND) of the eight Senate conferees, and Rep. Andresen iR-Minnt of the five house spokesmen, refused to sign the hardfought compromise which calls for dairy price supports at 73 per cent of parity. Andresen insisted upon the high- er dairy supports of 80 per cent voted by the House. Swim Meet Nets Proceeds totaling were re- ceived from the Abilene Invita- tional AAU Swim Meet Saturday, thus ending the summer's annual Learn-to-Swim program here. A check for that amount was turned over to the Reporter-News Athletic Fund by Joe Black. VFW manager., and Burrell Elliff, chair- man of the VFW swimming poo! committee. The Reporter-News sponsors the annual Learn-to-Swim program along with the American Legion and VFW. organizations furnishing the use of swimming pools, and the Red Cross, which provides swimming instructors. A total of 346 registrations for the swim meet at 50 cents each brought in and ticket sales another Trophies and med- als awarded cost and admis- sion tax The money received from the swim meet will be used to help support the Learn-tthSwim pro- gram next summer. THE WEATHER C.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE WEATHER BCREAC ABILENE AND VICINITY Continued fair and hot Monday and Tuesday. High temperature today and Tuesday nfrar 1W Arfrtts. Low tonUht 73 decrees. NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS Clear to partly cloady this afternoon, tonight and WEST TEXAS Clear to partly cloudy; widely scattered thundersnowers. EAST.TEXAS Clear to partly cloudy with scattered showers near the coast. SOITH CENTRAL TEXAS Partly cloudy with shww-ers in the extreme south and scattered shoirers elsewhere. TEMFERATCRES Son. P.M. Moo. A.M. 97 S3 S7 81 1.30 37 95 SO 79 73 79 81 85 87 S7 56 So 92 Barometer readine at p.m. 23.23. Relative humidity at p.m. Hich and low temperatures for hours ended at a.m.: 99 and 78 decrees. EASY. Ray Jones, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Jones, 1926 South 17th St., gets a preview of horse- back riding as it will be done by Abilene youngsters dur- ing Kids' Fun Day at Fair Park Wednesday. (Staff photo by David Barros) IT'S FREE FOR KIDS Riding Gear Ready? Fun Day is Near! Abilene pre-school cowboys and cowgirls should get their riding gear the day is draw- ing near. The day is Fun Day. And Wednesday Abilene boys and girls are invited to a special party from 8 a.m. until noon. The place will be the M. and M. Amusement Park, which is a part of Fair Park. The Reporter-News is giving the parti- for Abilene boys and girls who have not yet started to school. The party is free. There will be a free snow cone and free rides on special ponies, a train, air- plane, ferris wheel and cars. The party is free, all right. But each little boy and girl will need a special "ticket" for each if the rides. These free "tickets" or coupons are found in the adver- tising section of The Reporter- is printed each day. Be sure you have all six. And watch for the special surprise about these coupons Tuesday and Wednesday. Wednesday morning's paper will be your last chance to get your "tickets." Today's special ticket is on page 7-A. Sadler to Speak At Shivers Rally State Senator Harley Sadler oi Abilene will address a "Shivers- for Governor" rally Tuesday night in Sweetwater. Sadler will make his speech at 8 p.m. from the Nolan Count} courthouse lawn. The open-air ral ly is sponsored by the 24th Sena- torial District campaign office of Gov. Allan Shivers, who is in a runoff campaign against Ralph Yarborough of Austin. Fairgrounds Site Reduced to 4 Areas Ike OKs New Decision To Outlaw Red Party Measure Strips Off Legal Rights BULLETIN WASHINGTON. Aug. IS A bill outlawing the Communist party and stripping all legal rights from Communist-domin- ated unions today won House approval. WASHINGTON Congression- al leaders agreed at a White House conference today to try to push through Congress a new bill to outlaw the Communist party as such. In a session with President Ei- senhower, the decision was to get the House to pass a measure de- claring the Communist party is unlawful and without any rights. It would not make membership in the party by individuals unlaw- ful. But Speaker Martin (R-Mass) and Sen. Ferguson 
                            

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