Grand Prairie Daily News Texan, June 30, 1964

Grand Prairie Daily News Texan

June 30, 1964

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Grand Prairie Daily News Texan (Newspaper) - June 30, 1964, Grand Prairie, Texas Microfilm Sqles Service P 0 Box 8066 Texas EWS WEATHER Clear to cloudy through Low to night in middle High Wednesday in middle NUMBER 24 GRAND TEXAS 8 PAGES TODAY 1ESEP1IONE AN M 41 NE By CYNTHIA ALLGOOD Every once in a you sort of get an inkling of how a youngster would like to make a few announcements on his He rarely gets this unless he perhaps is on Art Linkletters show and can speak his some times to the chagrin of his parents and loving This weekend we received two release from the same a wellknown beauty spot in the We opened found that a cetaln fam ily had visited this and it included the childrens The second release was from the same sent by one of the who probably pleaded with Mom and Dad to let him sign his own name for a So we herewith present the fact that Douglas Judd of Grand Prairie visited Bellingrath Gardens and the Bellingrath Home at recent The gardens are workl renowned for one of the lar gest camellia collections in file Also visiting were his pa and Donald two brothers and a Craig and Judd is stationed at the Naval Air Station in Grand More travelerssome luc ky Prairians were able to get tickets for Carol smash Dol at the James Theatre in New York Among the fortunate ones were and Sidney and Cecil and Estelle Another traveler returned home this She is Anita daughter of and and shes returned from almost a years stay in The DNT has published running re ports of her adventures during the past which have described in detail many of the most or Just plain appealing sights ac ross the To give everybody a chance to Welcome her parents have invited the public to an open house this coming Friday from to at their 122 It will be a come and go and all of Anitas friends are iljvited to stop by and say Plans Rushed For Midway Bank Bids DISTINGUISHED Justice of theCourt of Civil Appeals Dick second from is greeted by Creek Barbecue Club gatekeepers John Thorn and Brent In 10 judges were present for the Sunday TEXAN PHOTO ROCK Barbecue Flavored Rock Creek barbecue took on a judicial flavor Ten including Dick Chief Justice of the Court of Civil were present to pass on achieve ments of Bill Morgan and his famed culinary As a the cooks re ceived a recommendation that their pay be Here tofore they have been working for And they were sentenced to produce at least two more repasts of the same high this Judge Claude Williams serv master of ceremon Other judges were Brown John Hoyet Jim Mc Lew Paul and Harold Judge James Guthrie of County Criminal Court 3 was cited for outstanding Sam Pettigrew of the Grand Prairie Bar Associa tion and Kelsoe a Dallas made the pre Infant Rites Are Conducted Services were held Satur day afternoon at Turn er Chapel for Jerry Wayne Has infant son of and Jessie Bell Blackwell of Grand Survivors include a Shirley Ann the Margaret Burton of Alvara and Lucille Black well of Grand and a VI Aso included in the list of distinguished members and guests were George Sheriff Bill Deck and State Representative Ben The list of political candid ates included John Grand who isseek ing a pose in the state legis and Earle making the race for Cong The Tarrant County Dele being fostered by Frank president of the barbecue showed considerable A quick check of residents from that city included Pete Peter Ed Paul Liston and Guy Dew More than 300 barbecue fan ciers braved the nearloo de gree But they were well aware that it would be late July before another such op portunity came DALLAS C OF County Drive Seen For Junior College da Laird of Turner Funeral handled Grand Prairie would be drafted into county plan without adequate representa A county wide was seen as eliminating all hope of Grand Prairie estab lishing its own Another opinion was that the county with its Downtown Dallas business district would be the only area with broad enough tax base to support the college without overburdening taxpayers within the But where would the campuses be located Still another opinion ex pressed fear that the school might be used as a dump ing ground for poorlypre pared students or students with little Long Illness Home BREAKFAST longtime employe of the Fort Worth Police sppke to members of the Grand Prairie police at an appreciation breakfast Tuesday morning at Ramada He was introduced by Police Chief Fred Jonover shown at right and is the fatherinlaw of Ramada Roy About 30 members of the force and 4her civic leaders attended the NEWS TEXAN I By TEX ADAMS The longsmoldering junior college topic has flamed into a redhot And what previously was de bated in Grand Prairie at a purely local level has taken on countywide The Dallas County Cham ber of Commerce last week scored a signal victory in its drive to get a county junior college set up when the Dal las Independent School Dis trict announced it was aband oning plans to create a junior college Board mem bers of the Dallas schools gave support to the Chamber Next according to Chamber officials is to carry the messageto suburban com Gifford president of Is president of the Chambers committee on edu Under the plan being pro posed by the Dallas Chamber T 1 HP of the junior cllcH 1 O lege would start in En rollment at that time is estimated at but would increase to bv Colvert of the University of Texas who made the study for the Da lias Cham ber indicated that two campus es may be needed to start the In other discussions the number has been placed as high as making a ring of satellite schools about Dal One of under an earlier would be placed in Oak Cliff or Grand Prair these details were not specified in the in formation released concern ing the Colvert did estmate that the tax rate would be 32 cents on the valuation that is based on a 55 per cent as sessed value of The assessed valuation of proper ty in Dallas County is according to Tax Collector Ben A group of Grand Prairians met Friday afternoon to re view the Another meeting has been scheduled 5 Thursday at the Grand Prairie State Banks Community All Interested persons are Invited to Several divergent opinions were voiced at the meeting Concern was expressed that Byrd a resident of 3022Leonard passed away in a Dallas hospital ear ly Sunday after an extended ill Byrd was born in Mar and had been a resident of Grand Prairie for the past four He had been a punch press operator for Hughes Steel in Grand Prairie before his He was a member of the Harmony Baptist Surviving are his Stella Byrd four Johii Byrd of Charles Byrd of LaH Rob ert Byrd and James Byrd of Grand Prairie two Simp son of Irving and Miss Ann Byrd of Grand Prairie one Raymond Byrd of Al four Jack Burnaruan of Alex Jack Dyson of Ga ble Ingram of Bill Wilkinson of Ponti Byrd of one Services were held J Monday at the Harmony Bap Church with the Deri 1 Interment was in Southland Memorial Services were under the dir ection of MooreBrown Fu neral Sketch Unveiling Due Soon Final plans and speci ficati ns for the new Midway National Bank and office build ing here will be in the mail to construction contractors for bidding by the end of Boyd chaVi of the banks board of said Ridgway added that an ar chitects drawing and a scale model of the new structure were not quite ready for un although he and other bank officials are anxious to let the public see what it will look like when it is a reality this late Last minute decisions on various specification such as are currently being Ridgway An architects drawing of the modern lines of building is expected to be ready for release to news papers within a Structural architects are Smith and Grand Pra Design consultant is Grogan ofGroganandScog glns in We are all excited about this Ridgway com And were very anxious to let the public see what it will look It will be a building the entire com munity can be proud The design and officials and personnel of the bank have been working to gether closely during the past several making cer tain that every last detail is exactly right for its intended Because of this devo tion to detail by everyone con the building will be a model of functional beauty for customers as well as bank personnel and offie Midway National Bank was founded last year by a group of Grand Prairie It quickly outgrew its tem porary quarters at 335 West Ridgway The new building will be located on South Carrier a hundred yards or so south of the Jefferson Street interscc The new bank site is adjacent to the site of the new airconditioned Midway Mall shopping center which is now under A new large A P Super which is a part of die Midway Malloverallsche is already completed and open for Under construction are a big new Goodyear Service Store with eight automobile service stalls and an Enco service and gasoline Ridgway is also president of the firm which is develop ing the Midway He said tliat when the project is It will be the most complete regional bank ing and shopping center in this SKETCHING IT Waldrep seated of Midway National Bank looks over the architects concept of the dVsigu of the firms new building at Midway Hall on Jefferson and Carrier Carlyle Smith left and Marshall Warder designed the plans for the for which contracts will be awarded in the near Dean chairman of the committee on plans for the new unable to be present fothe TEXAN PHOTO Jet Rams 2 Children Dead A pilotle3 F86 jet fighter plane crashed early today into three homes and a dozen parked cars on a residential killing two children as they The pilot parachuted to ety minutes before the landed in the swift flowing Mcrrimaek River in nearby Groveland and was hauled to safety by a He was alone in the The dead were identified as Pamela and her brother children of and Earl The nearhysterical parents were treated at a The Dalbert Sullivan of Bostons Back Bay married and the fathers HARMONY IN g THIS COURT DRAMATIZED Wales al Iif The formality of thcf British comtroom down Monday when Judge Owen TempleMorris led lawyer and clerks in Hefc a Jolly Goodr Fellow to honor the retire ment of ve te r an Cle rkj James j ol not injured seri He was flown to Hans corn Air Force Base in Bed ford Cor The children never had a The plane ricohetted off one zigzagged down the street bouncing off parked cars and plunged headon into the bed room where the children were sound Highly explosive jet fuel splashed throughout the wooden home and it became a mass flame in The parents ran to safety be fore a wall of The plane first hit the home of and Richard Ayan Both of them were lucky to be The 64yearold husband was asleep in the bedroom seconds before the But he woke up with an awful thirst and went to the kitchen for a drink of It was then the planes wing tore through their living and I lie metal sliced their bed m half and shattered the 1 reached the faucet when there a and a lot of 1 was thrown to the A van i an his wife Helen was in our summer a tiny cottage next to the main World I AMOUR Concerning the finished ap of the new bank smiled and There has been a lot of speculation around town about the and color and even the shape of the new Midway Nat ional are not quite ready to unveil it But I can say contrary to any rumors you might have tf new bank building definitely will NOT be twenty stories tall and it will NOT be Bank officers a re Ridg chairman ttie board Jack vicepresident Craig Thorrihiy Dean Dauley is chairman of the banks executive commit Other members Kin caid Frank Ver non William John Akins and Wal Bell age a le sident of 318 passed away Sunday in alocal rest home after a long illL j Bell had been a dent of Grand for past 14 He was a retired geophysicist for the Magnolia Oil Survivors include his Katherine Bell oneij Johnny Boiing of Donj na one Texas one Les ter of Ills of Dallas three Graveside services weie be held 3 today at Laurel Land Memorial under the direction of MooreBrown Funeral By BOB CALLAN DNT World News Editor Dorothy Lantour is suing for compensation for having discarded her arong for tooth The liy her son Ridgely in a Chicago court room Monday where the trial of her suit over piyment for electric toothbrush indorsements is in A shocking no Juana Castro sister o Cuban Premier Fidel has heroine Disillusioned with her brothers Miss Castro is in Mexico City seeking political laljeling Fidel a Communist dictator who lias made Cuba into a prison surrounded ly She also charges him with subversive actsinother Latin American Carol who reportedly outdoes the topless swimsuit in her role in The Carpet went overboard inthe other direction when she attended the New York premiere of the movie last Miss Baker arrived at the theatre in a Rolls wearing a diamondencrusted BAKER Anthony twoyearold son of Margaret Clemente of the miraculously v survived a fivestory fall from a fire escape outside their Doctors at Morris ania Hospital said the boy apparently the fall without breaking a He was listed in good condition at the hospital where Xrays were being made to determine If he had internal ANTHONY ;